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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
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

Compensation for Mistreated Inmates and Other Provisions on Prison Administration (August 12, 2014) by Dante Figueroa

Italy's Decree Law No. 92, of June 26, 2014, amends several legislative instruments with the purposes ...

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

Icelandic Bankers Jailed for Fraud (July 30, 2014) by Peter Roudik

In a decision issued by the Reykjavik district court on December 12, 2013, two bank directors ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Criminal procedure; Fraud and financial crimes
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Rape and Sexual Assault Suspects Referred to Criminal Court (June 19, 2014) by George Sadek

On June 12, 2014, Egypt's General Prosecutor ordered the referral of seven individual suspects for trial ...

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

Special Tribunal Indicts Journalists and Media Organizations for Contempt (May 06, 2014) by Issam Saliba

On April 24, 2014, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, a hybrid international/domestic court, charged two journalists ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; International organizations; Specialized courts; Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Lebanon

Ministry Points Out Right of Appeal for Convicted Muslim Brotherhood Members (May 01, 2014) by George Sadek

The criminal court of Egypt's Al Minya Province recently sentenced the Supreme Guide of the Muslim ...

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

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Last updated: February 25, 2015