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Legal news from Saturday, November 27, 2010
by Carrie Schimizzi

A judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice Friday sentenced Steven Vikash Chand, a man previously convicted in connection with the failed Toronto 18 terrorist plot, to 10 years in prison. Justice Fletcher Dawson handed down the sentence, which is greater than the eight …

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by Carrie Schimizzi

The Council of Europe (COE) 30th Conference of Ministers of Justice passed three resolutions on Friday at the close of the three-day meeting in Istanbul. The resolutions, "data protection and privacy in the third millennium," "prison policy in today's Europe" and "modern, transparent and effective justice" declare that all 47 …

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by Aman Kakar

An Egyptian court on Friday sentenced 11 members of an opposition party to two years in prison for campaigning on behalf of the banned Muslim Brotherhood. The eleven were found guilty of taking part in election demonstrations and campaigning for Muslim Brotherhood using leaflets that contained religious slogans. On Wednesday, Human Rights …

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