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  • No Breakthroughs at North Korea Nuclear Talks

    No Breakthroughs at North Korea Nuclear Talks

    Legal News Feed 12/19/2006

    The chief U.S. negotiator at the six-party talks in Beijing that are aimed at persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program says there were no breakthroughs after his first bilateral meeting with his North Korean counterpart. From the...

  • Antitrust Division Announces Merger Review

    Antitrust Division Announces Merger Review

    Legal News Feed 12/15/2006

    WASHINGTON-- The Antitrust Division announced today that it is amending its 2001 Merger Review Process Initiative in order to further streamline the merger investigation process to improve the efficiency of the Division's investigations while reducin...

  • Annan urges US to uphold rule of law principles

    Annan urges US to uphold rule of law principles

    Legal News Feed 12/12/2006

    [##_1L|1203688002.jpg|width="107" height="107" alt=""|_##]Outgoing UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Monday urged the US not to abandon "its own ideals and objectives" in the war against terrorism, stressing that "human rights and the rule of law ar...

  • DOJ to Monitor Elections in New Orleans

    DOJ to Monitor Elections in New Orleans

    Legal News Feed 12/10/2006

    WASHINGTON - The Justice Department announced that on Dec. 9, 2006, it will monitor the congressional runoff election in New Orleans, La., to ensure compliance with the Voting Rights Act.The Department monitors will watch and record activities during...

  • ACLU to Congress- Investigate Rumsfeld Immediately

    ACLU to Congress- Investigate Rumsfeld Immediately

    Legal News Feed 11/10/2006

    NEW YORK -- The American Civil Liberties Union today applauded Donald Rumsfeld's resignation from his post as Defense Secretary, and called on Congress to investigate the gross abuse of power committed under his watch. "Donald Rumsfeld's resignation ...

  • Abortion ban fails in South Dakota

    Abortion ban fails in South Dakota

    Legal News Feed 11/08/2006

    South Dakota voters Tuesday rejected a controversial law banning most abortions  passed by the state legislature earlier this year. With 818 out of 818 precincts reporting Wednesday, the final unofficial results for Referred Law 6 were:NO 185948...

  • Google Bombs Used in US Election

    Google Bombs Used in US Election

    Legal News Feed 11/07/2006

    [##_1L|1006902182.jpg|width="200" height="144" alt=""|_##]Voting began last night for the U.S. mid-term election to select 33 senators and 435 congressmen. But this time many candidates chose to campaign with their fingers, rather than on their feet....