Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens

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Feb. 7 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. A confidential memo leaked from the Department of Justice details the legal rationale for the extrajudicial killing of American citizens working for al-Qaeda or associated forces. Also, the Department of Justice filed a civil fraud complaint against ratings agency S&P seeking up to $5 billion in damages. Finally, as defaults on Perkins Loans rise, many top academic institutions are being forced to sue their former students.

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