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Legal news from Monday, September 16, 2013
by Peter Snyder

The chairman of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, Paulo Sergio Pinheiro stated Monday that the UN war crimes panel is investigating 14 suspected chemical attacks in Syria. A report issued by chief weapons inspector Ake Sellstrom has found clear and convincing evidence of …

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by Peter Snyder

The Supreme Court of Israel on Monday invalidated the 2012 amendment to the Law for the Prevention of Infiltration, declaring the act unconstitutional. The law had allowed police forces to arrest undocumented immigrants and detain them for up to three years without trial. The unanimous decision was reached by a panel …

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by Max Slater

A judge in London ruled on Monday that a Muslim woman who is a defendant in an upcoming trial must remove her full-face veil when presenting evidence. A judge for the Blackfriars Crown Court held that the woman, whose name cannot be identified for legal reasons, may wear her niqab, a garment that covers nearly her …

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by Max Slater

A judge at Guantanamo Bay is considering whether to delay the trials of five men charged in the 9/11 terrorist attacks because lawyers in the case have lost data due to problems with a Pentagon computer system. Lawyers for the five men, who have been charged with plotting and aiding the attacks, asked the government to create …

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