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Legal news from Saturday, July 16, 2011
by LaToya Sawyer

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday ordered the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy (DADT) [10 USC § 654; JURIST news archive] to remain partially in place in order for the court to fully consider the issues concerning the policy's complete repeal. The order follows a motion made by the Obama …

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by LaToya Sawyer

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a law on Thursday that will place restrictions on abortion by requiring that clinics warn women of the health hazards associated with the practice. Abortions in Russia are free at any licensed medical clinic, and the only restrictions on the practice since the end of the …

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