Month: December 2006

French lab rules out date-rape drug

Testifying over speaker phone at a hearing for Annapolis Midshipman Kenny Morrison who is accused of drugging and raping two women, also students at the Naval Academy, Pascal Kintz, director of the French laboratory ChemTox, said in a heavily accented

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Cheney to testify for Libby

Scooter Libby’s attorney Ted Wells, standing on the left at the podium next to Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald, told Judge Reggie B. Walton “we’re calling the vice president”. Libby’s trial on charges of lying to the Grand Jury and obstruction

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Can Rumsfeld be sued for torture?

Deputy Assistant Attorney General C. Frederick Beckner III, representing outgoing Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, argued to Chief Judge Hogan that his client cannot be held legally responsible for theĀ  torture of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan as plaintiffs’ lawyers,

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Use of race in school admissions argued in Supreme Court

Lawyer for Seattle parents, Harry J. F. Korrell, argues against the school district’s “open choice” policy aimed at overcoming the effects of the city’s segregated housing patterns on it’s high schools. Arguments were also heard in a similar case from

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