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Legal news from Sunday, March 7, 2010
by Brian Jackson

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) released a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Sunday, imploring President Barack Obama to fulfill his pledge to try suspected 9/11 terrorists in federal courts. The ad, which features a series of pictures that morph Obama's picture to one of former president George W. Bush, …

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by Zach Zagger

A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Friday denied a motion to dismiss a torture suit brought against former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld by two American citizens captured while working in Iraq. Judge Wayne Andersen dismissed two other counts but allowed the count alleging the …

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