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Legal news from Sunday, August 29, 2010
by Dwyer Arce

The Obama administration has halted plans to prosecute Guantanamo Bay detainee Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri for his alleged involvement in the 2000 USS Cole attack, according to a Washington Post report Thursday. According to the report, the intention not to pursue charges was revealed in a motion filed with the US …

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by Dwyer Arce

A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on Friday denied a motion to dismiss a challenge to the constitutionality of a second execution attempt filed by death row inmate Romell Broom. The challenge was filed in September following a failed execution attempt, in which officials failed …

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