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Legal news from Sunday, February 7, 2016
by Dominic Yobbi

A Kenyan member of parliament (MP) on Friday evening called for all judges of the Kenyan Supreme Court to resign after it was recommended that a tribunal investigate Justice Philip Tunoi for allegedly accepting a Sh200 million bribe. MP Olago Aluoch of Kisumu West said the recommendations by the Judicial Service Special Committee had …

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by Jacqueline Jones

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court on Friday refused to reinstate Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law license while investigations persist into her alleged leak of grand jury materials. Kane requested that the court reinstate her law license while she fights the charges. In support of reinstatement, Kane argued that Justice Michael Eakin should have …

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by Jacqueline Jones

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday called on North Korea's government to stop violating international obligations after a missile launch conducted by the country. The launch, which the statement calls "deplorable," violates "relevant Security Council resolutions" according to Ban. He further reiterated his call on the country to "halt its provocative actions and return to compliance …

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