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Death Penalty Crimes to Be Further Reduced (September 22, 2015) by Laney Zhang
On August 29, 2015, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of the People's ...
Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement
First Woman Convicted Under Revenge Porn Law Receives Suspended Sentence (September 14, 2015) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt
The first female prosecuted under England's recently enacted "revenge porn law," a law introduced to punish ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Pornography
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
Four Bloggers Killed Since February (September 09, 2015) by Shameema Rahman
In less than eight months, four bloggers who were considered to be non-religious in their writings ...
Topic: Church and state relations; Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of the press
Danish National Sentenced in Lebanon for Joining ISIS (September 09, 2015) by Constance Johnson
A court in Lebanon has sentenced a Danish national to three years of imprisonment for fighting ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; International affairs; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Denmark; Lebanon
Higher Penalties for Rape and Other Violent Crimes Contemplated (August 19, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin
The new Danish Minister of Justice, Søren Pind, supports increasing the penalties for rape and other ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Sentencing; Sex offenses
Proposal to Resurrect Law Against Insulting President (August 14, 2015) by Constance Johnson
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has recently proposed reviving a provision that criminalizes insulting the president. ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Executive powers; Freedom of speech
New Criminal Court Division for Human Trafficking Cases (August 12, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin
According to Thailand Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam, a new criminal court division to handle human ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crime victims; Human trafficking; Judiciary
Proposal to Jail Landlords Who Rent to Illegal Immigrants (August 12, 2015) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt
The government of the United Kingdom has recently proposed measures that would create new offenses applicable ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Immigration; Real estate
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom
Anti-Corruption Law Penalties Extended to Foreigners (August 07, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin
Amendments to Thailand's Anti-Corruption Act took effect on July 9, 2015, upon their publication in the ...
Topic: Capital punishment; Corruption; Crime and law enforcement
Law Forbidding Pardons of Crimes Against Humanity (August 07, 2015) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand
On July 1, 2015, Argentina's Senate passed legislation that forbids pardons, amnesties, and the commutations of ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against humanity; Genocide; War crimes
Mandatory Video Surveillance Introduced in Public Places (August 03, 2015) by Peter Roudik
On May 18, 2015, the President of Kyrgyzstan signed into law the Outdoor Video Surveillance ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; National security; Police power; Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Last updated: September 22, 2015