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Legal news from Sunday, August 9, 2009
by Tere Miller-Sporrer

US Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to name a special prosecutor who will be tasked with investigating the alleged abuse of detainees and other terrorism suspects by CIA interrogators, according to a Sunday Los Angeles Times report. The report cites a senior Department of Justice (DOJ) [official …

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by Tere Miller-Sporrer

Iran's Prosecutor General Ghorban Ali Dorri Najafabadi acknowledged Saturday that some protesters arrested in the aftermath of the disputed presidential election were tortured. He went on to say that the protesters should not have been taken to the Kahrizak detention center, where several protesters died while incarcerated. Following the disclosure of the use of …

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