Legal news from Thursday, May 1, 2014
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[JURIST] Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring [official website] wrote a letter [text, PDF] to the state's public colleges and universities on Tuesday declaring that undocumented children who qualify under the US Department of Homeland Security's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program [official website] will be eligible for in-state college [read more]

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[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official website] on Wednesday stated [press release] that the power struggle between Sudanese president Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar is pushing the nation towards "catastrophe." While visiting South Sudan to investigate recent mass killings throughout the country, Pillay saidthat [read more]

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[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Tuesday that Pennsylvania's mandatory retirement age of 70 for judges is constitutional. A group of four judges from across the state, including Judges Benjamin Lerner and John Herron of Philadelphia, Leonard Zito of Northampton County [read more]

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