Legal news from Saturday, September 26, 2009
16:09 EDT

[JURIST] Police used unnecessary force to disperse demonstrations at the Pittsburgh Group of 20 (G-20) Summit [official websites], several civil liberties groups said Friday. Witold "Vic" Walczak, Legal Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU-PA) [advocacy website] said that police deployed throughout the city in a manner [read more]

15:09 EDT

[JURIST] The Obama administration may not be able to meet the January deadline set early this year for the closure of Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive], senior administration officials said Friday. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the officials told AP, the Washington Post, CNN [reports] and other media outlets that [read more]

10:09 EDT

[JURIST] Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] Saturday denied that Iran had broken nuclear development regulations in respect to a newly-disclosed nuclear facility, insisting that the applicable disclosure rules only require notice six months before nuclear material is introduced into the facility for the first time [Al [read more]

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