Legal Proceedings

Stockholm truck attacker had sworn allegiance to IS

Feb 13, 2018

Prosecutors in Sweden say an Uzbek man who carried out a deadly attack on Stockholm last year swore allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video and wrote that he wanted "to scare the infidels and leave my life."

Judge to ask EU court about post-Brexit citizenship issues

Feb 7, 2018

A judge in Amsterdam has agreed to ask the European Court of Justice preliminary questions about the consequences of Britain's departure from the EU for citizenship rights of Britons living in Europe

Danish court issues suspended sentence in video sharing case

Feb 6, 2018

A 22-year-old man has been given a 10-day suspended jail sentence in a much-publicized case for sharing a video of two 15-year-olds having sex to seven people

Finnish appeals court increases sentence on neo-Nazi

Jan 26, 2018

A Finnish appeals court has increased by three months the sentence on a neo-Nazi activist for assaulting another man who later died of a head wound sustained when he fell to the ground

Not guilty verdict reached in Quebec train disaster trial

Jan 19, 2018

Three men charged in a criminal negligence trial stemming from a 2013 derailment that killed 47 people in the Canadian province of Quebec have all been found not guilty

UK citizens ask Dutch court to protect post-Brexit EU rights

Jan 17, 2018

A group of British citizens who live in the Netherlands has gone to a Dutch court in a bid to retain their EU citizenship rights after Britain completes its divorce from the bloc

Judge urges verdicts in Quebec oil train disaster case

Jan 16, 2018

A judge is urging jurors in a criminal negligence trial stemming from a 2013 derailment that killed 47 people in Quebec to try once more to reach unanimous verdicts after they told him they had come to an impasse

Danish man charged with killing reporter on his submarine

Jan 16, 2018

Inventor Peter Madsen was charged Tuesday with killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a trip on his private submarine

Former hostage Joshua Boyle awaits bail hearing

Jan 15, 2018

A bail hearing for former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle could be weeks away after a brief court appearance by video link today relating to assault charges

Jurors begin deliberations in Quebec oil train disaster

Jan 11, 2018

Jury deliberation has begun in the trial of three men charged with criminal negligence causing death for a 2013 train derailment that killed 47 people in Quebec

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