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Legal news from Monday, December 27, 2010
by Aman Kakar

Detainees will continue to be held at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay for the foreseeable future, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs acknowledged Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union." The statement comes almost one year after the Obama administration missed its self-imposed January 2010 deadline to close the facility. …

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by Maureen Cosgrove

The Khamovnichesky District Court in Moscow found former Russian oil executive Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner Platon Lebedev guilty of embezzlement Monday. Khodorkovsky, the former owner of Yukos oil, and Lebedev were charged and convicted of embezzling 218 million tons of oil from Yukos between 1998 and …

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