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Rule of Law Prevails Over Spanish Human Rights Activist Judge

To some, Judge Baltasar Garzón of Spain's Audencia Nacional is a hero for his work from the bench to address human rights violations. Aggressively applying the concept of universal jurisdiction, the judge reached across the globe to bring perpetrators to "justice" as defined...

Spanish court clears ex-judge in Civil War probe

MADRID (AP) - The Spanish judge known for taking on high-profile human rights cases was acquitted Monday in a trial that had divided Spain. Judges ruled that Baltasar Garzon did not Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers)