National litigation: Today’s top news on Westlaw News & Insight

November 8, 2010

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Challenge to US targeted kill program heads to court Challenge to US targeted kill program heads to court
The Obama administration will on Monday try to persuade a U.S. judge to throw out a lawsuit challenging its program to capture or kill U.S. citizens who have joined militant groups like al Qaeda, including Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.
Judge's dismissal of BofA mortgage suit highlights hurdles Judge’s dismissal of BofA mortgage suit highlights hurdles
Bank of America Corp said a judge had dismissed a lawsuit by investors who claimed the bank failed to disclose necessary information about $352 billion of mortgage securities.
Preview: SocGen trial puts speed-trading secrets on display Preview: SocGen trial puts speed-trading secrets on display
French bank Societe Generale’s speed-trading secrets and the young man from India accused of stealing them will be center stage at a New York jury trial starting Monday. Efforts to close parts of the criminal trial to the public were denied earlier this week.

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