Iranian fund should compensate, not create more, victims

Iranian fund should compensate, not create more, victims

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- On Feb. 1, the memory of the deaths of 241 U.S. personnel killed in 1983 in Beirut bombing will be dealt a slap in the face by the Obama administration.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Groin searches reinstated at Guantanamo prison

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Judge orders halt to genital searches on Guantanamo Bay detainees

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GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, July 12 (UPI) -- A U.S. federal judge ordered the government to end genital searches of detainees at the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

U.S. to Russia: Hand over Jewish library

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Mexican extradited to face murder charge

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday Julian Espinoza was extradited from Mexico and charged with participating in the slaying of an immigration agent.
Nixon's Watergate grand jury record public

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COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Richard M. Nixon's grand jury testimony in the Watergate hearings was made public at the National Archives in College Park, Md., Thursday.

Justice Dept. to appeal stem cell ruling

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department Tuesday announced it is appealing a judge's ruling striking down an Obama administration policy on embryonic stem cell research.

Reaction to Gitmo ruling along party lines

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday that Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees have the right to challenge their detentions fell along party lines.

Judge: White House visitor logs public

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The White House cannot claim executive privilege for its visitor logs, and must release them, a U.S. judge ruled Monday.

Judge: Iran can be sued for Saudi bombing

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. judge's ruling allows the families of 19 Air Force members killed in the bombing of military housing in Saudi Arabia to seek damages from Iran.

Judge orders accounting of Indian trust

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The Interior Department has 60 days to come up with a way to account for billions in royalties American Indian tribes say they are owed, a federal judge ruled.

Judge puts Norton on the spot again

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A judge has put Interior Secretary Gale Norton on the spot again in the court fight over American Indian trust funds that has gone on for nearly a decade. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth wants Norton to appear in court to answer allegations from India

Judge won't block Army duty extensions

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A judge in Washington Monday refused to block the "stop-loss" extension of military service due to the Iraq war.

Lamberth stays in contempt proceedings

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- An appeals court in Washington Tuesday refused to remove U.S. Judge Royce Lamberth from contempt proceedings for ex-officials overseeing the Indian trust.
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Royce C. Lamberth (born July 16, 1943) is a federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Lamberth was born in 1943 in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas and from the University of Texas School of Law, receiving an LL.B. in 1967. He served as a Captain in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps of the United States Army from 1968 to 1974, including one year in Vietnam. After that, he became an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. In 1978, Lamberth became Chief of the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, a position he held until his appointment to the federal bench.

He was nominated to the federal bench on March 19, 1987 by President Ronald Reagan, and confirmed by the United States Senate on November 13, 1987. He also served as Presiding Judge of the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court from 1995 to 2002.

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