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Legal news from Monday, November 18, 2013
by Andrew Morgan

You may have noticed some changes to JURIST over the course of the last month, to put it mildly. First, the top of the page was taken over by a big banner screaming about our Fall 2013 Fundraising Drive. Second, your objective legal news coverage has been occasionally interrupted by entreaties from yours truly asking for your financial …

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by Addison Morris

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Monday ordered the reconsideration of Apple's request for an injunction against Samsung products based on allegations of utility patent infringement. A jury for the US District Court for the Northern District of California originally awarded Apple a $1.05 billion judgment [JURIST …

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by Addison Morris

The UN Security Council on Friday rejected a resolution to defer the International Criminal Court (ICC) trials of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto. Seven members of the council voted in favor of delaying the trials for one year so that the …

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by Peter Snyder

The US Supreme Court on Monday denied the petition for certiorari in a case challenging the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) April order requiring Verizon to turn over data to the National Security Agency (NSA) including US telephone calls and Internet exchanges. The case, brought by the Electronic …

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by Max Slater

Pakistan officials on Monday filed a request with the nation's Supreme Court, asking the court to start treason proceedings against former president Pervez Musharraf. The government contends that Musharraf committed treason by suspending the constitution and imposed emergency rule in 2007. Musharraf was ousted from power in 2008 …

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by Max Slater

A Russian court on Monday refused to release one of 30 activists for Greenpeace International who were detained in September while trying to board an oil rig. Russian authorities arrested the Greenpeace activists in September for attempting to scale an oil platform owned by a Russian energy company and charged the activists with hoolaginsim. …

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