Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Monday, December 6. The US Supreme Court will hear 10 AM ET oral arguments in Wilkinson v. Dotson (case summary from Duke Law School), where the court will decide whether a prisoner can bring a §1983 claim that his parole [...]

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Supporters of Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko maintained their siege of government buildings on Sunday. Yuschenko has encouraged supporters to keep up the pressure until President Leonid Kuchma fires Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych and electoral reforms are approved to ensure that the new run-off on December 26 is fair. Parliament has already voted to sack [...]

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Mexico has arrested 17 law enforcement officials including federal, state and local investigators, prosecutors and police officers, on charges of homicide, accessory to murder and protecting drug dealers. Some of those arrested are members of Mexico's Federal Agency of Investigation and the coordinator of the federal attorney general's headquarters. The charges stem from 9 murders [...]

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