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Legal news from Saturday, May 23, 2009
by Matt Glenn

Former South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun apparently committed suicide Saturday by leaping off a 30-foot cliff. Roh and members of Roh's family were under investigation by the Republic of Korea's Supreme Prosecutor's Office for allegedly accepting bribes while in office. A spokesperson for South Korea's Ministry of Justice …

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by Ximena Marinero

The first person convicted under Canada's post-9/11 terrorism law was sentenced Friday to 36 months in prison, and released by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in consideration of the time he has already served in prison since his arrest in 2006. The yet-unnamed man will be on three-year probation and placed under a ten-year …

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