Legal Proceedings

AP Newsbreak: Swiss arrest 2 in alleged oil corruption case

Mar 12, 2018

Geneva regional prosecutors have made two arrests after opening a criminal investigation of a Swiss consulting firm that served as a conduit between Venezuela's state oil company and some of its biggest clients

Judge rejects polygamy law challenge in Canada

Mar 9, 2018

A judge has rejected a challenge of Canada's polygamy laws that was launched after two men were found guilty

Danish inventor denies killing journalist at murder trial

Mar 8, 2018

Danish inventor Peter Madsen stands accused of tying up, torturing Swedish reporter Kim Wall before he either cut her throat or strangled her during a trip on his private submarine in August

Appeals judges uphold most of former Congo VP's convictions

Mar 8, 2018

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have upheld most of the convictions of a former Congolese vice president for interfering with witnesses during his war crimes trial and ordered the original trial chamber to review his one-year sentence

The Latest: Danish inventor testifies in murder trial

Mar 8, 2018

Danish submarine builder Peter Madsen, who is accused of murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall, has listened quietly with his fists closed as the prosecutor described in detail how her body parts of were found on the ocean bed

Peter Madsen, accused of murdering and dismembering journalist Kim Wall, brought into court on 1st day of Danish trial

Mar 8, 2018

Peter Madsen, accused of murdering and dismembering journalist Kim Wall, brought into court on 1st day of Danish trial

Judges reject appeal for acquittal by Hariri plot suspect

Mar 7, 2018

Judges at a United Nations-backed tribunal have rejected a request for acquittal by one of four suspects on trial in absentia for their alleged roles in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri

Trial to begin in case of journalist killed in submarine

Mar 6, 2018

Trial beginning for case of young journalist killed in submarine off Denmark

NHL linesman's lawsuit set aside to arbitrator

Mar 2, 2018

NHL linesman Don Henderson's lawsuit against former Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has been set aside by a judge to be handled by an arbitrator within the league

2 Singapore Airbnb hosts plead guilty to illegal rentals

Feb 27, 2018

Two men have pleaded guilty to using platforms including Airbnb to rent out condominium units for less than six months in Singapore, where short-term rentals are illegal

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