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Judge Texting During Trial Created Appearance of Bias (September 10, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On June 17, 2015, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) held that the private ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Judges
Jurisdiction: Germany

Supreme Court Calls for Clear and Complete Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases (July 21, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 17, 2015, in the murder case of R. v. Rodgerson (2015 CSC 38, ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Judiciary; Juries
Jurisdiction: Canada

New Legislation Against Public Corruption and Organized Crime (June 25, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

On June 14, 2015, new legislation fighting criminal conduct against the state, organized crime activities, and ...

Topic: Corporate income tax; Corruption; Crimes against property; Criminal code; Criminal procedure; Fraud and financial crimes; Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: Italy

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

Council of Ministers Approves New Amendment to Code of Criminal Procedure (February 25, 2015) by George Sadek

On February 18, 2015, the Council of Ministers of Egypt approved a draft law issued by ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Judiciary; Witnesses
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Bill to Amend Counterterrorism Law (February 13, 2015) by Issam Saliba

On January 26, 2015, the House of Deputies in Morocco approved a draft law that amends ...

Topic: Criminal code; Criminal procedure; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Morocco

Criminal Court Sentences Political Activist to Life Imprisonment (February 11, 2015) by George Sadek

The Criminal Court of Cairo, a chamber of the Cairo Court of Appeal, recently found political ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Human rights and civil liberties
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Mass Trial Results in Death Sentences for 183 Defendants (February 05, 2015) by Issam Saliba

The Felony Court of Giza, Egypt, headed by Judge Mohammed Naji Shehata, on February 2, 2015, ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Criminal code; Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Court of Cassation Accepted Petition from Al Jazeera Journalists (January 08, 2015) by George Sadek

On January 1, 2015, the Court of Cassation, the highest judicial body in the Egyptian court ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Appellate Court Rules Federal Law Allows Discovery in Foreign Criminal Investigations (December 31, 2014) by Andrew Winston

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that federal law permits a ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: United States

Reform of Code of Criminal Procedure (December 16, 2014) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

On December, 4, 2014, a proposal to reform the Code of Criminal Procedure, submitted to the ...

Topic: Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Argentina

Parliament Considering Security Laws Amendment Legislation (December 16, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

Kenya's Parliament is considering passage of the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2014, which would amend over ...

Topic: Asylum; Criminal procedure; National security; Terrorism; Weapons
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Criminal Court Drops Charges Against Mubarak (December 10, 2014) by George Sadek

On November 29, 2014, the Cairo Court of Appeal dismissed all charges against former President Hosni ...

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

Provisions on Parole of Convicted Murderers (November 06, 2014) by Ruth Levush

On November 4, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) Plenum approved the second and third reading of ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Homicide
Jurisdiction: Israel

Release of Prisoners Based on State or Security Reasons (October 23, 2014) by Ruth Levush

On July 29, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Government Law (Amendment No. 9), 5774-2014 ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Terrorism; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Israel

Charges Laid Following Major Counterterrorism Operation in Sydney (September 24, 2014) by Kelly Buchanan

Sydney Raids

On September 18, 2014, more than 800 police officers from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Australia

Supreme Court Strikes Down Sentence by Lay Judges (September 04, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda

On July 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Japan rendered a controversial decision on sentencing in ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: Japan

Major Reform of Penal Code (September 02, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

An important reform of the French Penal Code was signed into law on August 15, 2014. ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Criminal procedure; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: France

Right to Information of Persons Subject to Imprisonment (August 14, 2014) by Dante Figueroa

Italy's Legislative Decree No. 101 of 2014, which enters into effect on August 16, 2014, implements ...

Topic: Correctional facilities and imprisonment; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Italy

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Last updated: September 10, 2015