Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Corruption; Executive powers The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Thailand: Draft Amnesty Law Approved by House Likely to Be Turned Down by Senate Corruption; Executive powers - On November 1, 2013, Thailand's House of Representatives approved legislation that would grant amnesty for crimes committed during the period of political unrest in the country following the ouster of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra by... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST