Prosecution http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24259/all en New Jersey man in "cannibal cop" case denied bail http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/new-jersey-man-cannibal-cop-case-denied-bail <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Chris Francescani</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A federal judge denied bail on<br /> Monday to a New Jersey man arrested last week on suspicion of<br /> conspiring with the so-called "cannibal cop" to kidnap and rape<br /> a woman.</p> <p>The prosecutor and defense attorney clashed repeatedly in a<br /> one-hour hearing over their sharply different interpretations of<br /> the intent of the suspect, New Jersey mechanic Michael Van Hise,<br /> 22.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/new-jersey-man-cannibal-cop-case-denied-bail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bail Criminal law Government Law Law enforcement in the United States Local government in the United States Person Attributes Person Career Prosecution Prosecutor Quotation Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:06:02 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731573 at http://www.globalpost.com Prosecutor to open tax probe on French budget minister http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/prosecutor-open-tax-probe-french-budget-minister <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>PARIS, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Paris Prosecutor's office said<br /> on Tuesday that it was opening a preliminary investigation into<br /> French Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac over allegations that he<br /> had an undisclosed bank account in Switzerland.</p> <p>The prosecutor's office said that given the sensitivity of<br /> the allegations, which Cahuzac denies, and the time it would<br /> take to investigate them, it had no option but to open an<br /> inquiry immediately.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/prosecutor-open-tax-probe-french-budget-minister" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Law Prosecution Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:15:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731623 at http://www.globalpost.com Lawyers for accused Colorado gunman not ready to enter plea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/lawyers-accused-colorado-gunman-not-ready-enter-plea <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Postponement of plea likely at Friday's hearing</p> <p>* Legal experts see insanity defense in the making</p> <p>By Keith Coffman</p> <p>DENVER, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Accused movie theater gunman James Holmes has been ordered to stand trial on charges he shot 12 people to death and wounded dozens more at a midnight screening of a Batman film last summer, but he is unlikely to enter a plea at a Friday court appearance.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/lawyers-accused-colorado-gunman-not-ready-enter-plea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arraignment James Holmes Law Prosecution Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:15:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733072 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Victim's dad tells accused Colorado gunman to 'Rot in hell' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-3-victims-dad-tells-accused-colorado-gunman-rot-hell <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Outburst caps week of wrenching testimony about massacre</p> <p>* Defendant James Holmes shows no visible reaction</p> <p>* Judge postpones arraignment date to March 12 (Rewrites with outburst, adds details)</p> <p>By Keith Coffman</p> <p>CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan 11 (Reuters) - Emotions boiled over on Friday at a court hearing for James Holmes, the man charged with shooting 12 people to death and wounding dozens more at a Batman movie, when the father of one victim shouted, "Rot in hell, Holmes!"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-3-victims-dad-tells-accused-colorado-gunman-rot-hell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arraignment James Holmes James Holmes Prosecution Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:00:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733284 at http://www.globalpost.com US prosecutor defends actions after Internet activist suicide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/us-prosecutor-defends-actions-after-internet-activist-suicide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BOSTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The prosecutor who pursued criminal charges against Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old Internet activist and computer prodigy who killed himself last week, has defended her actions after facing several days of harsh criticism.</p> <p>"There is little I can say to abate the anger felt by those who believe that this office's prosecution of Mr. Swartz was unwarranted and somehow led to the tragic result of him taking his own life," U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz said in a statement Wednesday night, after extending her sympathies to the family.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/us-prosecutor-defends-actions-after-internet-activist-suicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Law Prosecution Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 22:15:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735859 at http://www.globalpost.com Cleaner not at fault for Swedish train crash-prosecutors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cleaner-not-at-fault-swedish-train-crash-prosecutors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>STOCKHOLM, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The crash of a train into a low-rise apartment building in Sweden this week was an accident and not the fault of a cleaner who was the only person hurt, state prosecutors said on Friday.</p> <p>Swedish police and prosecutors began an investigation into the accident on Tuesday in which a train ploughed past the end of the line at a depot, vaulted a narrow sidestreet and crashed into an apartment block in the upscale Stockholm suburb of Saltsjobaden.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cleaner-not-at-fault-swedish-train-crash-prosecutors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Law Prosecution Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:30:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736179 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. general charged with forced sex launches offensive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/us-general-charged-forced-sex-launches-offensive <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Colleen Jenkins</p> <p>WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. Army general facing allegations of improper conduct toward female subordinates took on his accusers on Tuesday, asking a military judge to remove the prosecutors in his case and launching a website to tell his version of what happened.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/us-general-charged-forced-sex-launches-offensive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Jeffrey Sinclair Law Prosecution Technology War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 01:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738106 at http://www.globalpost.com British prosecutors rule out charges over royal hoax call http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/british-prosecutors-rule-out-charges-over-royal-hoax-call <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British prosecutors said on Friday they would not bring charges over a hoax call by two Australian radio DJs to the hospital where Prince William's pregnant wife Catherine was being treated.</p> <p>The Crown Prosecution Service said there was no evidence to support a charge of manslaughter, despite the fact that Indian-born Jacintha Saldanha, 46, apparently committed suicide after answering the call.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/british-prosecutors-rule-out-charges-over-royal-hoax-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Law Prosecution Social Issues AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:15:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742887 at http://www.globalpost.com Aussie DJs won't face royal hoax call charges http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/aussie-djs-wont-face-royal-hoax-call-charges <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British prosecutors said Friday that two Australian DJs will not face charges over a hoax call to the hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Catherine, after which a nurse was found hanged.</p> <p>The Crown Prosecution Service said there was no evidence to support a charge of manslaughter over the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha, and that they would not be able to extradite the pair for data protection offences.</p> <p>It said that while misguided and with tragic consequences "the telephone call was intended as a harmless prank."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/aussie-djs-wont-face-royal-hoax-call-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Comedy Jacintha Saldanha Labor Law Podcasting Prosecution Social Issues AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:15:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742975 at http://www.globalpost.com Judge enters plea for US theater shooting suspect http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/judge-enters-plea-us-theater-shooting-suspect <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A US judge entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of alleged Aurora theater gunman James Holmes on Tuesday, after his lawyers said they were not ready to enter a plea.</p> <p>The judge left it open for lawyers for the 25-year-old to enter a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity at a later date, at Holmes's arraignment for the killing of 12 people in the Colorado town of Aurora last July.</p> <p>Judge William Sylvester set a trial date for August 5 for Holmes, who watched proceedings wearing a reddish prison jump suit in a courtroom packed with relatives and media.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/judge-enters-plea-us-theater-shooting-suspect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arraignment James Holmes judge Law Prosecution AFP Tue, 12 Mar 2013 17:02:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5781200 at http://www.globalpost.com Judge sets trial date for US theater shooting suspect http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/judge-sets-trial-date-us-theater-shooting-suspect <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A US judge entered a plea of not guilty Tuesday on behalf of alleged Aurora theater gunman James Holmes, and set an August date for him to stand trial over the horrific massacre.</p> <p>The 25-year-old's lawyers said they were not yet ready to enter a plea at Holmes's arraignment for the killing of 12 people in the Colorado town of Aurora last July.</p> <p>Judge William Sylvester said lawyers for Holmes -- who watched proceedings wearing a reddish prison jump suit in a courtroom packed with relatives -- could enter a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity at a later date.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/judge-sets-trial-date-us-theater-shooting-suspect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arraignment James Holmes Prosecution Social Issues AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 01:30:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5781859 at http://www.globalpost.com prosecutors-photo leak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130322/prosecutors-photo-leak <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 22 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court on Friday ordered two state prosecutors to pay fines of up to 5 million won (US$4,465) for copying and circulating a photo of a female suspect at the center of a sex scandal.</p> <p>The Seoul Central District court asked one prosecutor to pay 5 million won and the other 3 million won for violating the personal data protection act. Identities of both prosecutors were withheld.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130322/prosecutors-photo-leak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Law Prosecution Technology Yonhap News Agency Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:17:13 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5791048 at http://www.globalpost.com Russian prosecutors search Amnesty International office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130325/russian-prosecutors-search-amnesty-international-office <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russian prosecutors on Monday searched the offices of Amnesty International as part of an ongoing campaign against non-governmental organisations with foreign funding.</p> <p>The head of Amnesty International's Russia branch said three prosecutors and a tax official had arrived in their Moscow offices earlier in the day, requesting copies of the charter documents.</p> <p>Sergei Nikitin linked the raid to a controversial law passed last year that requires NGOs receiving foreign funding and involved in political activities to register as "foreign agents".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130325/russian-prosecutors-search-amnesty-international-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Law Politics Prosecution AFP Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:46:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5793140 at http://www.globalpost.com prosecutor general-nominee http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130331/prosecutor-general-nominee <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 31 (Yonhap) -- South Korea should eradicate the age-old practice of retired judges and prosecutors receiving special favors from their coworkers after landing new jobs at major law firms, the nominee for prosecutor general said Sunday.</p> <p>Chae Dong-wook, a senior prosecutor, was named to be the first prosecutor general of the President Park Geun-hye government on March 15. Chae awaits a confirmation hearing on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130331/prosecutor-general-nominee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Law Prosecution Yonhap News Agency Sun, 31 Mar 2013 11:45:46 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5798020 at http://www.globalpost.com senior prosecutors-resignation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130401/senior-prosecutors-resignation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, April 1 (Yonhap) -- Three high-ranking prosecution officials offered to resign Monday, signaling a major reshuffle of chief posts within the organization.</p> <p>Choi Gyo-il, the chief of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office; Kim Hong-il, the chief of the Busan High Prosecutors' Office; and Lee Chang-se, the head of the Korea Immigration Service under the Ministry of Justice, tendered their resignations to the ministry.</p> <p>"Now is the best time for me to step down as (the prosecution) is starting over with a new prosecutor general," Choi said in a release.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130401/senior-prosecutors-resignation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Law Prosecution Yonhap News Agency Mon, 01 Apr 2013 09:30:55 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5798485 at http://www.globalpost.com