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Legal news from Saturday, October 10, 2009
by Christian Ehret

Members of the US Congress have removed an amendment to the 2010 Homeland Security Appropriations bill that sought to require additional construction of the US-Mexico border fence. The amendment, introduced by Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), had been narrowly passed by the Senate in July. …

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by Christian Ehret

Poland ratified the European Union (EU) reform pact known as the Lisbon Treaty on Saturday, becoming the 26th country to do so. Before signing the agreement, Polish President Lech Kaczynski expressed confidence that the treaty would be successful. European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso expressed approval …

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