AP is reporting that the Ukrainian election commission has declared Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych the winner of Sunday's disputed presidential election. Opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko had disputed early projections after official tallies diverged from exit polls showing Yushchenko with a wide margin of victory. BBC News reports that the nation was tensely awaiting the announcement. [...]

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Mark Thatcher, son of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, must submit to questioning by Equatorial Guinea over his alleged involvement in a coup plot against the government, the South African High Court ruled Wednesday. The court upheld the subpoena against Thatcher, but maintained that he had the right to silence during the questioning, which [...]

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Attorneys for Sami Al-Arian, a former professor facing charges of materially supporting terrorism, racketeering and money laundering, have sought to disqualify most of the government's evidence in the case, arguing that it was unconstitutionally obtained. Al-Arian, a former professor at the University of South Florida, and eight others were charged with making up the leadership [...]

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Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Wednesday, November 24. The US House and Senate will meet Wednesday for legislative business to pass an amended Continuing Resolution extending funding for government operations through December 8th. Watch a live webcast of House proceedings beginning at 2 PM ET [...]

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