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  1. News - World - CRIME

    After life of luxury, Pistorius will be one 7,000 inmates in Pretoria prison

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by AFP, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... in prison. Judge Thokozile Masipa, however, found the prison services would be able to cope adequately with Pistorius, as they do with other disabled prisoners. The department of correctional ...

  2. News - World - CRIME

    Former nurse convicted in US of assisting man’s suicide in Britain

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:29pm by AP

    ... The conviction follows a legal battle that has spanned more than four years and led to the reversal of part of a law in the US state of Minnesota that outlaws the practice. District Judge Thomas Neuville ... a sentencing hearing for October 15. The same judge had also convicted Melchert-Dinkel in 2011 of encouraging the two suicides but put his 360-day jail sentence on hold pending appeals. "The ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Former top judge Andrew Li calls for vigilance on free speech in wake of Kevin Lau attack

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by Jennifer Ngo, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Samuel Chan Former top judge cites need to cherish freedoms as two more arrested for assault on Kevin Lau Call for vigilance on free speech in wake of attack The city needs to be highly vigilant in protecting its core values of freedom of speech and the media, a former top judge said yesterday as two more Hongkongers were arrested over a brutal attack ...

  4. News - World - CRIME

    Canadian porn star accused of dismembering Chinese student goes on trial

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:27am

    ... the video online The gruesome murder trial of a former Canadian porn actor accused of killing and dismembering a Chinese student got under way on Monday with a judge warning potential jurors ... in Germany in June 2012 and extradited following an international manhunt after he fled Canada. Judge Guy Cournoyer told potential jurors that they would be confronted with evidence that was likely ...

  5. News - World - CRIME

    US serial killer guilty of three murders

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... chatted with his lawyer and, asked by Superior Court Judge George Lomeli about a possible September 25 sentencing date, Little replied casually, "It's your discretion." "Well, I need an answer," the judge said. "Sure- you're welcome," Little responded. It’s the end of an entire career of killing PROSECUTOR BETH SILVERMAN Defence lawyer Michael Pentz ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Journalist reveals how he helped bust money-laundering ring in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by ANTONIO PAPALEO

    ... the judge ordered police to make "appropriate inquiries". Jariabka's lawyers did everything they could to undermine my credibility. I was accused of being a "fake journalist" and a rogue. I was later heartened to hear that during his verdict, Judge David Dufton referred to my evidence as "cogent and compelling". Police protection ended following ...

  7. News - World - CRIME

    Afghan men sentenced to death by hanging for gang rape of four women

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 08:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Seven convicts will be hanged after waylaying four women driving home and assaulting them An Afghan judge has sentenced seven men to death in connection ... them with police uniforms. They confessed to their crime within two hours of their arrest.” The judge said the seven had the right to appeal against their sentences. Under Afghan law, ...

  8. News - World - CRIME

    Ex-SAC fund manager Mathew Martoma sentenced to nine years for insider trading

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:22pm by Reuters

    ... trading scheme in US history. US District Judge Paul Gardephe in New York on Monday also ordered Martoma, 40, to forfeit US$9.3 million. Prosecutors accused Martoma of making illegal trades ...

  9. News - World - CRIME

    Boston judge sentences crime boss James Bulger to life in prison

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:50pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Boston Boston judge says the callousness and depravity of gangster's crimes are almost unfathomable Crime boss Bulger silent as he's given life sentence Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger has been led off to prison for the rest of his life, accepting his punishment in stone-faced silence as a judge castigated the 84-year-old ...

  10. News - China - CRIME

    Crew jailed in Philippines for illegal fishing

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:04am by AFP

    ... court judge Ambrosio de Luna also fined the fishermen US$100,000 each, while their boat was forfeited, Alaska said. They were the first foreigners to be found guilty of violating the law, ...




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