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Legal news from Saturday, April 9, 2016
by Emelina Perez

Lawyers for several public school teachers in California requested on Friday that the US Supreme Court rehear the case of Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association after a ninth justice is appointed. Last month, an equally divided court affirmed a 2014 decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit …

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by Emelina Perez

Pakistan's Anti-Terrorism Court issued a nonbailable arrest warrant on Friday against former president and military leader Pervez Musharraf for detaining more than 60 judges after declaring a state of emergency in 2007. The proceedings were held without Musharraf, who left the country for Dubai after a court removed him from the exit control list last …

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by Steven Wildberger

Wisconsin trial judge William Foust on Friday struck down a Wisconsin law that would bar unions from reaching agreements to force private-sector workers to pay the equivalent of union dues. Signed into law last year, the "Right to Work" law was deemed an unconstitutional seizure of union property, as the law still …

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by Steven Wildberger

A Belgian federal prosecutor announced Friday that five Islamic State (IS) members have been arrested in connection with the March 22 Belgium terror attacks that took 32 lives. Among those detained was Mohamed Abrini, who is believed to be the only surviving perpetrator of the attack on the Brussels airport. At the press …

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