February 25, 2012
by Jamie Davis
A Milan court on Saturday dismissed corruption charges against former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, finding that the statute of limitations had expired. Berlusconi was on trial for allegedly bribing his British tax lawyer, David Mills, to lie when testifying about Berlusconi and his ...[read more]
November 26, 2011
by Dan Taglioli
An Italian high court Thursday rejected an application by former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to prevent testimony being heard at his corruption trial. Berlusconi had applied for but was denied an interim injunction preventing David Mills, his former tax lawyer, from appearing via video link ...[read more]
February 28, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
The corruption trial of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was adjourned for a month on Saturday, after the court rejected the defendant's request to suspend the trial. A court in Milan ruled that it could not wait for the Court of Cassation to issue its opinion in the related prosecution... ...[read more]
February 26, 2010
by Matt Glenn
Italy's Supreme Court of Cassation on Thursday overturned the bribery conviction of David Mills, a British barrister and former lawyer to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The court agreed with prosecutors who said the statute of limitations had expired, but fined Mills 250,000... ...[read more]
January 15, 2010
by Zach Zagger
The corruption trial of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi resumed Friday but was immediately postponed to February 27. Judges for the tenth section of the Milan Tribunal postponed the trial as requested by Berlusconi's lawyers but refused their request to have earlier proceedings thrown o... ...[read more]
November 1, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will stand trial for corruption charges on November 27, according to court officials Saturday. The trial date follows a decision by the Italian Constitutional Court earlier this month, which struck down a 2008 law granting immunity from prosecution to the ...[read more]
October 28, 2009
by Steve Dotterer
An Italian appeals court on Tuesday upheld the bribery conviction of David Mills, a British barrister and former lawyer to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Mills was sentenced in February to a four-and-a-half years in prison for allegedly accepting USD $600,000 in bribes for offering ...[read more]
February 18, 2009
by Caitlin Price
An Italian court on Tuesday sentenced David Mills, a British barrister and former lawyer to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, to four-and-a-half years in prison for accepting a $600,000 bribe to give false testimony at two trials in 1997 and 1998 involving Berlusconi broadcasting company ...[read more]
October 5, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts
Italy's Constitutional Court was asked Saturday to rule on a new law granting top Italian lawmakers immunity from prosecution while in office as a judge in Milan formally suspended a long-running corruption case against Italian Prime Minister and media magnate Silvio Berlusconi. For the last 18... ...[read more]
June 21, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
The Italian judge presiding over the corruption trial of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his former lawyer David Mills said Friday accord to Reuters that hearings in the case will continue despite a request for her removal by Berlusconi's lawyers. Berlusconi's legal team claimed... ...[read more]

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