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Supreme Court Approves Harsher Sentencing for Stealing Smart Phones (July 31, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On July 14, 2015, Israel's Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, rejected an appeal of a ...

Topic: Cell phones; Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against property; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: Israel

New State Law Punishes Manufacture, Transport, and Marketing of Toy Firearm Replicas (July 29, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

On July 27, 2015, legal amendments entered into force in the State of Rio de Janeiro ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Weapons
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Legislation on Compensation for Emotional Distress (July 29, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

The Netherlands Minister for Security and Justice has submitted draft legislation to the Dutch House of ...

Topic: Administrative remedies; Civil liability; Crime and law enforcement; Crime victims; Torts
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

Killing of a Police Officer Now Considered a Heinous Crime (July 16, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

A new law promulgated on July 7, 2015, by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef amends the Penal ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Law enforcement officers
Jurisdiction: Brazil

First Attempt to Revoke Canadian Citizenship Under New Citizenship Act (July 15, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration is moving ahead to revoke the citizenship of a Canadian ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality; Crime and law enforcement; National security; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Canada

Update: Supreme Court Increases Jail Sentence for Kaupthing Bank Director and Shareholder (July 02, 2015) by Luis Acosta

On February 12, 2015, the Icelandic Supreme Court decided the Al-Thani Case, in which the Chief ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions; Crime and law enforcement; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Receives Royal Assent (June 30, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 18, 2015, the Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act received Royal Assent, the necessary ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against children; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Canada

Cairo Court of Appeal Sentences Former President Morsi to Death (June 18, 2015) by George Sadek

On June 16, 2015, the Criminal Chamber of the Cairo Court of Appeal found former President ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Supreme Court Affirms Pre-Trial Detention of Julian Assange (June 15, 2015) by Luis Acosta

On May 11, 2015, the Swedish Supreme Court affirmed the Appeals Court decision to continue to ...

Topic: Civil code; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal procedure; Extradition; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Sweden

Cybercrimes Bill Enacted (June 15, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported recently that Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has signed into law the Cyber Crimes ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Cybercrime; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Tanzania

Visit to Hospital Patients and Digging Graves in Lieu of Prison Term (June 12, 2015) by Issam Saliba

The Criminal Court in Jeddah Province, Saudi Arabia, substituted a novel punishment for a prison sentence ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

New Immigration Law Enacted (June 05, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

On May 25, 2015, outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed into law new immigration legislation that ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Immigration; Specialized courts
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

Court Sentences TV Show Host to Five Years of Imprisonment (June 04, 2015) by George Sadek

On May 31, 2015, an Egyptian court of first instance found television show host Islam El-Beheiry ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of religion; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Bill on Elimination of Violence Against Persons Enacted into Law (June 04, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

On May 25, 2015, as one of his last acts in office, former Nigerian President Goodluck ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crime victims; Crimes against children; Crimes against women; Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

Blasphemy Provision to Be Removed from Penal Code (May 19, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On May 12, 2015, the Norwegian Parliament made a final decision to immediately remove the provision ...

Topic: Blasphemy; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code
Jurisdiction: Norway

Criminal Justice Measures Proposed, Prevention of Violence Against Children Stressed (April 29, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

The Doha Declaration on Integrating Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice into the Wider United Nations Agenda ...

Topic: Children's rights; Crime and law enforcement; Crime prevention
Jurisdiction: United Nations

American Citizen Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Terrorism-Related Crimes (April 16, 2015) by George Sadek

On April 11, 2015, the Criminal Court of Cairo found an American citizen of Egyptian descent, ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Sentencing of Citizen Who Entered Syria to Join Rebels (April 06, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On March 23, 2015 Israel's Kfar-Saba circuit court sentenced a defendant convicted of the offenses of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against the state; Criminal code; Probation and parole
Jurisdiction: Israel

New Anti-Terrorism Measures Tabled in Parliament (April 02, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On March 30, 2015, the Malaysian government tabled seven bills in the Dewan Rakyat (House of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; National security; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Updated Legislation on Fight Against Terrorism (March 24, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

On February 20, 2015, new legislation amending the Criminal Code with respect to fighting terrorism entered ...

Topic:  Intelligence activities; Militias and paramilitary groups; National security; Terrorism; Weapons; Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Italy

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Last updated: July 31, 2015