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Legal news from Saturday, July 2, 2011
by Ashley Hileman

Moroccan voters on Friday overwhelmingly approved a revised version of the constitution, highlighted by fewer powers reserved for their king. With 94 percent of polling stations reporting and 98 percent of voters in approval, Interior Minister Taib Cherkaoui announced that the revisions had passed. Under the new constitution, King Mohammed VI, who previously enjoyed almost absolute power, …

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by Ashley Hileman

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Kansas on Friday issued a preliminary injunction to block a Kansas regulation requiring clinics within the state to obtain a license to perform abortions. If not for Judge Carlos Murguia's decision, two of the state's three clinics would have been forced to …

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