Spain Buckles, Reins In Crusading Judges
By | May 20, 2009 2:01 pm

Remember how Spain was considering an investigation of high-level Bush administration officials for torture? Turns out, Spain’s Congress has buckled to international pressure and reined in its judges by changing their jurisdiction, limiting it to cases that have a clear Spanish connection, and do not already have a home-country investigation under way.  The Spanish government was being pressured to take such action by China, Israel and the United States.  You can read the full Wall Street Journal article here.


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