Legal Proceedings

Chelsea fights FIFA transfer ban; verdict likely next week

Apr 11, 2019

Chelsea's lawyers are at FIFA challenging the club's one-year transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules, with a verdict likely next week

Canadian neurosurgeon admits killing wife, a physician

Apr 8, 2019

A well-known Toronto neurosurgeon has pleaded guilty to killing his physician wife

New Zealand mosque suspect to undergo mental health check

Apr 5, 2019

A New Zealand judge has ordered that the man accused of killing 50 people at two mosques undergo mental health tests to determine if he's fit to stand trial

Man accused of murder in mosque attacks due in court Friday

Apr 4, 2019

The man accused in the Christchurch mosque attacks is due to make his second court appearance on Friday although photographs and reporting on the proceedings will be limited by New Zealand law

UN expert wants trial suspects in Khashoggi's killing named

Mar 28, 2019

An independent U.N. human rights expert has denounced Saudi Arabia's closed-door trials of suspects in the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Former Afghan hostage being tried on assault against wife

Mar 25, 2019

Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle has gone on trial in Canada on charges that he repeatedly assaulted his wife

Canadian judge rules ex-Gitmo sentence has expired

Mar 25, 2019

A Canadian judge has ruled that a war crimes sentence for former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr has expired, so he no longer faces the threat of returning to prison

Truck driver involved in hockey team bus crash gets 8 years

Mar 22, 2019

The truck driver involved in a deadly crash with a junior hockey team's bus last April has been sentenced to eight years in prison

Mourners walk silently to honor Utrecht shooting victims

Mar 22, 2019

Dutch prosecutor say the main suspect in a deadly tram shooting in Utrecht confessed to the attack and said he acted alone

The Latest: Views of Bosnia war crimes case vary within govt

Mar 20, 2019

The Muslim member of Bosnia's multi-ethnic presidency says former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic "got the punishment he deserved" from United Nations judges who upgraded his sentence for war crimes to life in prison

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