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Gov. Perry’s Legal Team Call Charges ‘Outrageous Assault’

By Christy Hoppe and Wayne Slater, The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s team of nationally prominent lawyers previewed his legal and public relations strategy Monday, blasting the coercion and abuse of power charges against him as an “outrageous assault on the rule of law.” The attorneys, in their first appearance, […]

August 19, 2014

Thailand Court Ousts Prime Minister After Abuse-Of-Power Verdict

By Simon Roughneen and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times BANGKOK — In a controversial ruling that deepened Thailand’s political crisis, the country’s Constitutional Court on Wednesday ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to leave office, ruling that she abused her powers when she transferred a government official from his post three years ago. The court also demanded […]

May 7, 2014