Legal Proceedings

Fiji 4 await verdict in case that tests press freedoms

May 17, 2018

An opinion writer and three newspaper executives in Fiji are awaiting a judge's verdict Friday on sedition charges in a case which has major implications for press freedom in the South Pacific nation

Canada prosecutor recommends jail time in polygamy case

May 15, 2018

A special prosecutor is recommending jail time for two leaders of a religious sect in British Columbia who were found guilty of polygamy

Life demanded in Finland's first terror trial

May 15, 2018

A Finnish prosecutor has demanded that a Moroccan asylum-seeker is sentenced to life for two terror-related murders and an attempt to murder eight others during a stabbing attack in southwestern Finland last year

Man in Toronto military center stabbing acquitted of terror

May 14, 2018

A Canadian man with schizophrenia who attacked soldiers at a military recruitment center in Toronto has been acquitted of terror-related charges and found not criminally responsible for lesser charges due to mental illness

Canadian school shooter gets life sentence

May 8, 2018

A young man who killed four people and injured seven others in shootings at a school and a home in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance at parole for 10 years

Officer allegedly hid camera at New Zealand Embassy in US

May 4, 2018

A high-ranking New Zealand military officer has been accused of hiding a camera in a bathroom at the nation's embassy in Washington in a case that has raised unusual jurisdictional questions

Judge upholds ban on protest during Dutch war commemoration

May 3, 2018

A Dutch judge has upheld a ban on a noisy demonstration that an activist had planned during the country's annual two minutes of silence to commemorate its war dead, ruling that it amounted to a disruption of public order

Lawyer seeks fixed sentence for Stockholm attack suspect

May 2, 2018

The defense lawyer for an Uzbek man,who has confessed to ramming a stolen truck into a crowd in Stockholm last year, killing five people and injuring 14 others, says his client should get a time-limited sentence

Prosecutor demand life in Stockholm truck attack

Apr 26, 2018

A Swedish prosecutor has demanded life in jail for an Uzbek man who has confessed ramming a stolen truck into a crowd in Stockholm last year, killing five people and injuring 14 others

The Latest: Danish inventor to appeal murder sentence

Apr 25, 2018

Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his private submarine.

Sign up now!