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Legal news from Sunday, November 11, 2012
by Matthew Pomy

Voters in Ireland on Saturday approved a constitutional amendment on children's rights that changes existing wording in the constitution to make certain rights more explicit. The new article focuses on making several case law principles explicitly protected in the constitution. First, the amendment repealed Article 42.5 which outlines the cases in which the state may step in …

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by Matthew Pomy

International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is collecting evidence for possible new war crimes charges against Muammar Gaddafi supporters and opposition groups arising out of crimes committed during last year's civil war. According to an exclusive Associated Press interview, the ICC is specifically investigating crimes committed by …

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by Cynthia Miley

HTC and Apple announced Saturday that they have reached a global settlement dismissing all patent lawsuits between the parties. The conflict between the two companies arose after Apple initially filed suit against HTC in the US District Court for the District of Delaware in March 2010 alleging that HTC infringed several …

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