Law in the Sunday papers ~ Peaceful transfer of power in China, possible UN sanctions against Sudan, US voting, Russian democracy

Sunday's New York Times covers former Chinese president Jiang Zemin's transfer of power to his successor Hu Jintao, marking the first peaceful transfer of political power in China since its 1949 revolution. The Times also highlights the reality of electronic voting across the US, Colorado's ballot initiative to split the state's electoral college votes, and the transfer of 35 detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Pakistan.

Today's Washington Post highlights the UN Security Council's adoption of a resolution threatening sanctions against Sudan and the discovery of 245 "lost" primary votes in Florida.

Lastly, the Los Angeles Times covers Russian president Putin's response to terrorist attacks and its affect on Russian democracy.

 

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