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Legal news from Monday, July 10, 2017
by Autumn Callan

London's High Court of Justice ruled Monday that the UK can continue to export arms to Saudi Arabia. The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) brought the suit on the grounds that the weapons have been used to violate International Humanitarian rights laws. For the last two years, Saudi Arabia has been waging …

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by Autumn Callan

The Permanent Court of Arbitration has published a decision that Philip Morris must pay substantial legal fees to the Australian government for a failed suit the tobacco company brought concerning cigarette packaging laws. In 2011 Australia, the UK and other countries replaced logos and distinctive coloring on cigarette packages with graphic health warnings. After …

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