Legal news from Sunday, November 6, 2011
14:11 EDT

[JURIST] An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Saturday indicted seven people in the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto [BBC obituary; JURIST news archive]. A senior officer and the former police chief of Rawalpindi, where the assassination took place, along with five militants, alleged members of the Pakistani [read more]

11:11 EDT

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Friday issued a letter [text] to Alabama's Attorney General Luther Strange [official website], declaring its authority to investigate potential violations of civil rights laws. The letter, authored by Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez [official profile], was in response to a [read more]

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