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Judge Declares Mistrial in Edwards Case

Posted May 31st, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. federal judge has declared a mistrial in the case of former Senator and one-time Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, who was charged with misusing a million dollar campaign fund to hide his affair with a mistress. The judge in Greensboro, North Carolina made his decision after the jury found Edwards not guilty on […]

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Judge Declares Mistrial in Edwards Case

Posted May 31st, 2012 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. federal judge has declared a mistrial in the case of former senator and one-time Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards who was charged with misusing a million dollar campaign fund to hide his affair with a mistress. The judge in Greensboro, North Carolina made his decision after the jury found Edwards not guilty on […]

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Charles Taylor Sentenced to 50 Years for War Crimes

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A special tribunal in The Hague sentenced former Liberian President Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison Wednesday for war crimes and crimes against humanity in neighboring Sierra Leone. The Special Court for Sierra Leone said Taylor used his position to aid and abet rebels rather than to promote peace and stability. Presiding judge Richard […]

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Tribunal Sentences Charles Taylor to 50 Years for War Crimes

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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A special tribunal has sentenced former Liberian president Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Special Court for Sierra Leone handed down its sentence Wednesday in The Hague, saying Taylor used his position to aid and abet rebels rather than to promote peace and stability. Presiding Judge […]

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Tribunal Sentences Charles Taylor to 50 Years for War Crimes

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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A special tribunal has sentenced former Liberian president Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Special Court for Sierra Leone handed down its sentence Wednesday in The Hague, saying Taylor used his position to aid and abet rebels rather than to promote peace and stability. Prosecutors had […]

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Tribunal to Sentence Charles Taylor for War Crimes

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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A special tribunal is set to sentence former Liberian president Charles Taylor for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Special Court for Sierra Leone will hand down its sentence Wednesday in The Hague, with prosecutors asking for an 80-year prison term. Taylor’s defense has recommended the punishment not amount to an effective life sentence […]

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Prosecutors Seek Life Term for Bali Bombmaker

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian prosecutors have asked for a life sentence rather than the death penalty for an Islamic militant accused of helping to build the bomb used in the 2002 Bali nightclub attacks. Prosecutors had originally asked for the death penalty for Umar Patek when the trial started in February. Prosecutor Bambang Suharyadi told the West Jakarta […]

Judge Suspends Mladic Trial

Posted May 17th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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A judge has suspended the war crimes trial of Bosnian Serb wartime General Ratko Mladic on its second day at The Hague. Presiding judge Alphons Orie Thursday cited “significant disclosure errors” as the reason for the stoppage. Prosecutors are required to share all evidence with Mladic’s defense team. The judge says the court is examining […]

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Judge Suspends Mladic Trial

Posted May 17th, 2012 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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A judge has suspended the war crimes trial of Bosnian-Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic on its second day at The Hague. Media reports cite errors by the prosecution as the reason for the stoppage. On the first day in the long-awaited war crimes trial Wednesday, the defiant 70-year-old taunted the families of victims. International prosecutors […]

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Defiant Mladic Goes on Trial at The Hague

Posted May 17th, 2012 at 1:10 am (UTC-5)
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Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic went on trial at The Hague Wednesday, the first day in the long-awaited war crimes trial in which the defiant 70-year-old taunted the families of victims. International prosecutors have indicted Mladic on 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including genocide, committed during the early 1990s in […]

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