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Legal news from Saturday, October 21, 2017
by JURIST Staff

Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The Guatemalan Constitutional Court on Wednesday withdrew the foreign ministry's warning to the head of the UN International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), Iván Velásquez. Iraq's Supreme Justice Council on Thursday ordered the arrest of Kurdistan …

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by JURIST Staff

Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the so-called Christmas Day bomber, filed a lawsuit Wednesday in the US District Court for the District of Colorado alleging violations of his constitutional rights. Abdulmutallab, who attempted to detonate an underwear bomb in an airplane bathroom on Christmas Day, 2009, argues that his …

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