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August 22, 1999 | From Associated Press
Iran's new chief judge has replaced key hard-liners in the judiciary, paving the way for a more moderate body, newspapers reported Saturday. The head of Tehran's judiciary, Ali Razini; the top judiciary advisor, Assadollah Badamchian; and Reza Zavarei, head of documents and real estate registration, were among the nine people replaced, according to the Hamshahri newspaper.
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August 22, 1999 | From Associated Press
Iran's new chief judge has replaced key hard-liners in the judiciary, paving the way for a more moderate body, newspapers reported Saturday. The head of Tehran's judiciary, Ali Razini; the top judiciary advisor, Assadollah Badamchian; and Reza Zavarei, head of documents and real estate registration, were among the nine people replaced, according to the Hamshahri newspaper.
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April 22, 1988
U.S. District Judge Gerhard Gesell rebuffed attorneys for Lt. Col. Oliver L. North and two other Iran-Contra defendants who charged the judge has made "hollow the judicial promise" that immunized testimony would not be used against them. Gesell denied a motion by defense attorneys to delay Monday's pre-trial hearing, set to determine whether independent prosecutor Lawrence E.
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March 12, 1998 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the first ruling of its kind, a federal judge here Wednesday ordered the government of Iran to pay $247.5 million in damages to the family of an American student killed in a 1995 suicide bombing in the Gaza Strip allegedly carried out by a terrorist organization bankrolled by Tehran. U.S.
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April 12, 1988 | United Press International
The judge in the Iran-Contra scandal today scolded prosecutors for playing a "cat and mouse game" and held out the threat that there may be no trial if they do not quickly turn over secret documents and information and prove to him they have a case. Claiming failure to do so will result in a "constitutional question of major proportions," U.S. District Judge Gerhard Gesell took firm rein on the first pretrial conference between the office of independent counsel Lawrence E.
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March 18, 1988 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
Fourteen years ago, President Richard M. Nixon's former appointments secretary, an earnest, well-dressed young man named Dwight L. Chapin, stood before a federal judge in a Washington courtroom to await sentencing on perjury charges stemming from the Watergate scandal. "(You) apparently chose loyalty to your superiors above your obligations as a citizen and a public servant," the judge told him.
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December 16, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
A federal judge, citing the American arms sale to Iran, has recommended the release of a man he sentenced for conspiring to ship weapons to Chile and Iran. In a Dec. 10 letter to the U.S. Parole Commission in Dallas, U.S. District Judge Robert L. Vining recommended the immediate release of Lemuel L. Stevens III of Marietta, Ga.
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June 7, 1990 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal prosecutors Wednesday urged that John M. Poindexter, the highest-ranking official convicted in the Iran-Contra scandal, be sent to prison for feeding "a diet of lies" to Congress. Although two other convicted former White House aides in the Ronald Reagan Administration have not been sentenced to serve time in prison, prosecutors cited special reasons why Poindexter should be punished by "a period of incarceration."
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November 11, 1988 | PAUL HOUSTON, Times Staff Writer
The judge in the Iran-Contra case, declaring that Oliver L. North has "a skewed attitude toward our form of constitutional government," Thursday bluntly rejected North's contention that he had "an absolute right to lie," destroy documents and obstruct investigators while he was a White House aide. Noting that this is "a country governed by the rule of law," U.S. District Judge Gerhard A.
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July 14, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The trial of the highest-ranking CIA official indicted in the Iran-Contra affair began with a bang Monday as an angry federal judge threatened to throw out all charges because the government has failed to supply the defense with necessary documents. If the government "can't cope" with the job of processing evidence for the trial of Clair E. George, the CIA's former No. 3 official, "I can put the government out of its misery," declared U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth. "I know how to end it."
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July 14, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The trial of the highest-ranking CIA official indicted in the Iran-Contra affair began with a bang Monday as an angry federal judge threatened to throw out all charges because the government has failed to supply the defense with necessary documents. If the government "can't cope" with the job of processing evidence for the trial of Clair E. George, the CIA's former No. 3 official, "I can put the government out of its misery," declared U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth. "I know how to end it."
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June 7, 1990 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal prosecutors Wednesday urged that John M. Poindexter, the highest-ranking official convicted in the Iran-Contra scandal, be sent to prison for feeding "a diet of lies" to Congress. Although two other convicted former White House aides in the Ronald Reagan Administration have not been sentenced to serve time in prison, prosecutors cited special reasons why Poindexter should be punished by "a period of incarceration."
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November 11, 1988 | PAUL HOUSTON, Times Staff Writer
The judge in the Iran-Contra case, declaring that Oliver L. North has "a skewed attitude toward our form of constitutional government," Thursday bluntly rejected North's contention that he had "an absolute right to lie," destroy documents and obstruct investigators while he was a White House aide. Noting that this is "a country governed by the rule of law," U.S. District Judge Gerhard A.
NEWS
April 22, 1988
U.S. District Judge Gerhard Gesell rebuffed attorneys for Lt. Col. Oliver L. North and two other Iran-Contra defendants who charged the judge has made "hollow the judicial promise" that immunized testimony would not be used against them. Gesell denied a motion by defense attorneys to delay Monday's pre-trial hearing, set to determine whether independent prosecutor Lawrence E.
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April 12, 1988 | United Press International
The judge in the Iran-Contra scandal today scolded prosecutors for playing a "cat and mouse game" and held out the threat that there may be no trial if they do not quickly turn over secret documents and information and prove to him they have a case. Claiming failure to do so will result in a "constitutional question of major proportions," U.S. District Judge Gerhard Gesell took firm rein on the first pretrial conference between the office of independent counsel Lawrence E.
NEWS
March 18, 1988 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
Fourteen years ago, President Richard M. Nixon's former appointments secretary, an earnest, well-dressed young man named Dwight L. Chapin, stood before a federal judge in a Washington courtroom to await sentencing on perjury charges stemming from the Watergate scandal. "(You) apparently chose loyalty to your superiors above your obligations as a citizen and a public servant," the judge told him.
NEWS
March 12, 1998 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the first ruling of its kind, a federal judge here Wednesday ordered the government of Iran to pay $247.5 million in damages to the family of an American student killed in a 1995 suicide bombing in the Gaza Strip allegedly carried out by a terrorist organization bankrolled by Tehran. U.S.
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July 2, 2000 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a case that has put Iran's judicial system on trial and strained its relations with the West, an Iranian court Saturday found 10 Jews guilty of taking part in a spy ring for Israel and sentenced them to prison terms ranging from four to 13 years. Two Muslims also were convicted of abetting the group.
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December 16, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
A federal judge, citing the American arms sale to Iran, has recommended the release of a man he sentenced for conspiring to ship weapons to Chile and Iran. In a Dec. 10 letter to the U.S. Parole Commission in Dallas, U.S. District Judge Robert L. Vining recommended the immediate release of Lemuel L. Stevens III of Marietta, Ga.
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