Trials

FILE - In this March 12, 2014 file photo, French tycoon Bernard Tapie speaks with the media in Marseille, France. Tapie faces a criminal trial over a fraudulent 404 million-euro ($450 million today) arbitration package linked to his sale of sportswear company Adidas in the 1990s. Tapie and five others were due in court in Paris on Monday, March 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)
March 11, 2019 - 4:36 am
PARIS (AP) — French tycoon Bernard Tapie is facing a criminal trial over a fraudulent 404 million-euro ($450 million today) arbitration package linked to his sale of sportswear company Adidas in the 1990s. Civil courts have already ruled the unusually generous 2008 award was the result of fraud and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing. Maryland’s highest court has denied a new trial for Syed whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial.” In an opinion Friday, March 8, 2019, the Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court that Syed's legal counsel was deficient in failing to investigate an alibi witness, but it disagreed that the deficiency prejudiced the case. The court says Syed waived his ineffective counsel claim. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)
March 08, 2019 - 5:55 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's highest court denied a new trial Friday for a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial." In a 4-3 opinion, the Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court that Adnan Syed's legal counsel was deficient in failing to investigate an alibi...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows Travis Ricci. A jury sentenced Ricci, a neo-Nazi to life in prison Thursday, March 7, 2019 for his murder conviction in the 2009 killing of a white woman during a dispute with her black boyfriend at a Phoenix park, sparing the white supremacist a possible death sentence. (Arizona Department of Corrections via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A jury sentenced a neo-Nazi to life in prison Thursday for his murder conviction in the 2009 killing of a white woman during a dispute with her black boyfriend at a Phoenix park. The jury denied the prosecution's push for a death sentence for the white supremacist. Prosecutors say 37...
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An armoured police vehicle and barbed wire fence block the way outside the Justice Palace during the trial of Mehdi Nemmouche in Brussels, Thursday, March 7, 2019. Nemmouche is charged with four counts of "terrorist murder" over the killing of an Israeli couple and two staffers at the Brussels Jewish Museum. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
March 07, 2019 - 2:35 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A French citizen suspected of working for the Islamic State group in Syria was convicted Thursday of murdering four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium's capital, an attack that crystalized fears in Europe that foreign fighters would return to sow terror at home. Reading out the...
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Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn rides in a car from a building Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Tokyo. Ghosn, the star auto executive credited with rescuing both Renault and Nissan, left a drab Tokyo detention center Wednesday after more than three months in custody, his identity obscured by a surgical mask, hat and construction worker's outfit.(Takuya Inaba/Kyodo News via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 7:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's release from detention nearly four months after his arrest has gripped Japan, giving the public a rare glimpse into how the criminal justice system works. Ghosn was recuperating Thursday, his lawyer said, after leaving the Tokyo Detention Center...
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Lawyers attend the trial of Mehdi Nemmouche at the Justice Palace in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. The defense lawyer Thursday is summing up the case for Nemmouche, who is charged with “terrorist murder” over the 2014 slaying of an Israeli couple and two employees at the Jewish museum in Brussels, about a week before the verdict is expected to be handed down.(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, Pool)
March 05, 2019 - 6:53 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — A suspected jihadi insisted Tuesday that he's innocent of terrorism charges over the 2014 killing of four people at Belgium's Jewish museum, as the jury in his trial prepared to consider its verdict. Weeks after telling the Brussels criminal court that he would reveal the truth "...
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March 04, 2019 - 2:29 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Defense lawyers for a man jailed in the 1990 death of a 9-year-old girl are accusing Iowa prosecutors of letting a key witness give false testimony at three trials in the case. An attorney for Stanley Liggins says he has discovered new records showing that prosecution witness...
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Mohamed Noor, left, former Minneapolis police officer, leaves the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis Friday, March 1, 2019 with attorney Peter Wold after a hearing to address several pretrial motions.at Noor is charged with second-degree intentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the July 15, 2017, shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a 40-year-old life coach and Australian-American who had called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
March 01, 2019 - 3:29 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors can't use a former Minneapolis police officer's silence or the results of a pre-hire psychological exam as they present their case in the 2017 shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman, a judge ruled Friday. But Hennepin County Judge Kathryn Quaintance left the...
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Cardinal George Pell arrives at the County Court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. The most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex abuse faces his first night in custody following a sentencing hearing on Wednesday that will decide his punishment for molesting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral two decades ago. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
February 28, 2019 - 7:53 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian state prosecutor has sent letters threatening to charge media organizations and dozens of journalists with breaching a gag order that banned reporting of Cardinal George Pell's convictions on charges of sexually molesting two choirboys, lawyers said...
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David Challen, son of Georgina Challen, known as Sally, speaks outside the High Court in London, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. A British court has overturned the conviction of a woman serving a life sentence for murder for killing her husband. Sally Challen was convicted in 2011 of killing her husband Richard with a hammer. Three Court of Appeal judges have ordered a retrial, saying Challen was suffering from two mental disorders at the time of the killing. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)
February 28, 2019 - 12:56 pm
LONDON (AP) — A British court has overturned the murder conviction of a woman serving a life sentence for killing her husband. Sally Challen was convicted in 2011 of killing her husband Richard with a hammer. She admitted the slaying but denied murder, saying her spouse had controlled and...
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