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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 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 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

Defense Lawyers Try to Appeal Death Sentences for Muslim Brotherhood Defendants (April 02, 2014) by George Sadek

On March 24, 2014, the defense lawyers for 528 members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood who ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Criminal procedure; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Egypt

National Code of Penal Procedure Approved (February 11, 2014) by Norma Gutierrez

The Chamber of Deputies of the Federal Congress of Mexico approved a new National Code of ...

Topic: Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Mexico

Draft Legislation on Higher Penalties for Violent Acts Committed Under the Influence (December 06, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On November 13, 2013, the Ministry of Security and Justice of the Netherlands sent draft legislation ...

Topic: Controlled substances; Criminal procedure; Police power
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

Antwerp Attorney-General Calls for Comprehensive DNA Database (December 05, 2013) by Nicolas Boring

Yves Liégeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-général) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Criminal procedure; Evidence; Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: Belgium

Tax Service Will Use "Lie Detectors" (November 13, 2013) by Peter Roudik

The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Executive agencies; Officials and employees
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

Government Promulgates Federal Penal Reform on Pardons (November 08, 2013) by Norma Gutierrez

The Mexican government recently promulgated a decree adding a new article to the Federal Penal Code. ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Executive powers
Jurisdiction: Mexico

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Last updated: December 16, 2014