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August 16, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two judges under fire over a ruling that appeared to show understanding for a far-right leader's anti-Semitic views will be replaced because of "long-term illness," court officials said. Judges Wolfgang Mueller and Rainer Orlet, who handed down a suspended sentence to Guenter Deckert, head of the right-wing National Democratic Party, will be replaced immediately.
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August 16, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two judges under fire over a ruling that appeared to show understanding for a far-right leader's anti-Semitic views will be replaced because of "long-term illness," court officials said. Judges Wolfgang Mueller and Rainer Orlet, who handed down a suspended sentence to Guenter Deckert, head of the right-wing National Democratic Party, will be replaced immediately.
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April 25, 1991 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For four decades, East Germans lived with a legal system that expressed little more than the whim of the ruling Communist Party. Now, six months after embracing democracy in the form of German unification, they hardly have a system at all. Confused, uncertain eastern judges are struggling with an imported western German legal system that they barely understand. Prosecutors and defense attorneys often argue cases that they have hardly dealt with before, often in cramped, makeshift courtrooms.
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June 23, 1994 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A German court acquitted a radical rightist teen-ager Wednesday of firebombing a home for foreigners in the eastern village of Dolbenbrodt. But the judge in the case also condemned the community, saying residents sought the attack and then stonewalled investigators.
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June 23, 1994 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A German court acquitted a radical rightist teen-ager Wednesday of firebombing a home for foreigners in the eastern village of Dolbenbrodt. But the judge in the case also condemned the community, saying residents sought the attack and then stonewalled investigators.
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August 22, 2004 | From Associated Press
France was awarded the gold medal in the three-day equestrian team event at the Athens Games and Britain's Leslie Law got the individual gold after three countries won an appeal against a decision that gave both victories to Germany. The ruling Saturday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport drops Germany to fourth in the team event. Britain gets silver and the United States the bronze.
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February 20, 2002 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michelle Kwan held nothing back. The judges rating her performance Tuesday closely followed suit, putting her in position to win the Olympic figure skating gold medal that eluded her four years ago. Kwan, who has second-guessed herself for not letting loose emotionally in her silver-medal performance at the 1998 Nagano Games, had no regrets after her impressive short program Tuesday at the Salt Lake Ice Center. The four-time world champion and six-time U.S. champion received a string of nine 5.
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August 10, 1991 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Anti-abortion demonstrators, defying a federal court injunction, threw themselves in front of cars and blocked the gates of an abortion clinic Friday in a continuation of protests that have polarized this city for nearly a month. Almost 100 protesters were arrested Friday on charges that included criminal trespassing, battery and violation of an injunction issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Patrick F. Kelly that ordered the protesters to halt their blockades.
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April 25, 1991 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For four decades, East Germans lived with a legal system that expressed little more than the whim of the ruling Communist Party. Now, six months after embracing democracy in the form of German unification, they hardly have a system at all. Confused, uncertain eastern judges are struggling with an imported western German legal system that they barely understand. Prosecutors and defense attorneys often argue cases that they have hardly dealt with before, often in cramped, makeshift courtrooms.
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