Legal Proceedings

Dutch court convicts 63-year-old of war crimes in Ethiopia

Dec 15, 2017

Dutch court convicts 63-year-old of war crimes in Ethiopia during brutal Marxist regime

Constitutional arguments begin in Canadian polygamy case

Dec 13, 2017

A Canadian man found guilty of marrying two dozen women says he believed he was entitled to practice polygamy because he wasn't charged when police investigated the allegations in the 1990s

UN court hears appeal in Serbian lawmaker's acquittal

Dec 13, 2017

Prosecutors are set to explain to United Nations judges why they believe that the 2016 acquittal of a Serbian ultranationalist on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges should be overturned on appeal

Swedish lawmaker acquitted of assault after night out

Dec 1, 2017

A Swedish appeals court has acquitted a member of Sweden's Parliament after an altercation with a man outside a nightclub in Stockholm last year

6 Russians suspended from cross-country World Cup races

Nov 30, 2017

Six Russian cross-country skiers found guilty in the Sochi Olympic doping investigation have been barred from World Cup races

Prosecutor: Container Croat drank from held deadly chemical

Nov 30, 2017

A container from which a Croat war criminal drank shortly before dying contained a deadly chemical, a Dutch prosecutor said Thursday, as an independent investigation into the dramatic death of Slobodan Praljak continued

The Latest: Praljak lawyer doesn't know how he got poison

Nov 30, 2017

A lawyer for an ex-Croatian general who dramatically took his own life at a U.N. war crimes court, says she doesn't know how he brought in fatal liquid and didn't see him take it

Swede convicted of 'online' rape for coercing young teens

Nov 30, 2017

Swedish court convicts man of rape for coercing teenagers in Canada, Britain and the United States to perform sexual acts in front of webcams

Finland bans right-wing group for being racist, violent

Nov 30, 2017

A court in Finland has banned a neo-Nazi group on the grounds of spreading hatred and advocating violence as self-defense

Croat war criminal's shocking death stuns UN tribunal

Nov 29, 2017

A convicted war criminal from Croatia has died after swallowing what he said was poison at a United Nations court in the Netherlands

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