Legal Proceedings

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

Verdict pending for Swiss veteran who joined anti-IS militia

Feb 21, 2019

A Swiss military official says a verdict is expected Friday in the trial of a former sergeant accused of jeopardizing Switzerland's standing as a neutral nation by joining a foreign Christian militia to fight the Islamic State group in Syria

Pakistan says India using UN court for 'political theater'

Feb 19, 2019

Pakistan has accused India of sponsoring terrorism and of using the United Nations' highest court for "political theater" as it urged judges to dismiss an Indian case seeking to save an alleged spy from execution

Sports' future in balance as Semenya-IAAF showdown opens

Feb 18, 2019

The longtime standoff between Olympic champion Caster Semenya and track and field's governing body reached a pivotal phase as a planned five-day hearing opened

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