Legal Proceedings

Swiss court fines veteran for joining anti-IS militia

Mar 2, 2019

A military court in Switzerland has fined a former sergeant in the Alpine nation's army 500 Swiss francs ($500) for joining a foreign militia to fight the Islamic State group in Syria between 2013 and 2015

Canada allows extradition case against Huawei CFO to proceed

Mar 2, 2019

Canada says it will allow the U.S. extradition case against Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to proceed

Quebec appeals court upholds landmark tobacco ruling

Mar 1, 2019

The Quebec Court of Appeal has upheld a landmark judgment that ordered three tobacco companies to pay billions of dollars in damages to Quebec smokers

Canada ex-attorney: Government tried to interfere in case

Feb 28, 2019

Canada's former attorney general is testifying she experienced a consistent and sustained effort by many people in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government to inappropriately interfere in the prosecution of a major Canadian engineering company

New Zealand ex-PM must pay over construction company failure

Feb 27, 2019

A judge has ordered former New Zealand Prime Minister Dame Jenny Shipley to pay compensation after a construction company collapsed, owing its creditors

The Latest: Mauritius ruling a 'tool' for Cyprus on UK bases

Feb 25, 2019

Cyprus' attorney general says a United Nations top court ruling on Mauritius is a "legal tool" the Cypriot government could use to negotiate the status of two British military bases on the east Mediterranean island nation.

UN court: UK must end administration of Chagos Islands

Feb 25, 2019

A U.N. court says that Britain must end its administration of the Chagos islands "as rapidly as possible."

Semenya hearing ends, decision in 'pivotal' case late March

Feb 22, 2019

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a week-long hearing for Caster Semenya's appeal against hormone regulations proposed by track and field's ruling body has ended

UN court sets date for deciding Bosnian Serb leader's appeal

Feb 22, 2019

A United Nations court says it will deliver its judgment next month in the appeal of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic against his convictions including genocide for masterminding atrocities during the Bosnian war

Swede gets 4 ½ years in prison for royal jewels heist

Feb 22, 2019

A 22-year-old Swede has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison after he was convicted of stealing royal funeral artifacts said to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a Swedish cathedral last year

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