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Italy court declares Berlusconi has served sentence for tax fraud
A Milan court declared on Tuesday that former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi [BBC profile, JURIST news archive] has fully served his sentence for tax fraud and will now be permitted to travel out of the country. Berlusconi was found guilty (More)
Italy top court upholds Berlusconi acquittal
Italy's Court of Cassation on Tuesday upheld the acquittal of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi [BBC profile, JURIST news archive]. Berlusconi was convicted in 2013 of paying for sex with an underage exotic dancer and then abusing his power (More)
Italy court reduces sentences of former Berlusconi aides
An Italian appeals court in Milan on Thursday reduced the sentences for three former aides to Silvio Berlusconi [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] for their roles in procuring prostitutes for the former prime minister while he was in office. The con (More)
Italy appeals court overturns Berlusconi underage prostitution conviction
An Italian appeals court on Friday acquitted former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi [BBC profile, JURIST news archive] in a prostitution case, reversing a lower court conviction for paying a 17-year-old dancer for sex while he was in office and fo (More)
Italy court orders Berlusconi to perform community service at center for elderly
An Italian court ruled Tuesday that former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi must perform community service at a home for the elderly as his sentence for tax fraud . The order was requested by Berlusconi, a three-time prime minister, media (More)
Italy high court upholds Berlusconi's ban from public office
Italy's Court of Cassation on Tuesday confirmed a two-year ban from public office for the former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] for his conviction for tax fraud. Prior to the high court's confirmation, Berluscon (More)
Italy Constitutional Court: parliament legitimate, electoral law unconstitutional
Italy's Constitutional Court released a judgment Tuesday detailing their reasoning for striking down the country's current electoral law in a December ruling. The voting law, which has been widely criticized for making election results uncertain, w (More)
Italy high court holds part of election law unconstitutional
The Italian Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled that portions of the country's electoral law breach its constitution . This decision overturns both a measure in the law that prevents voters from choosing their parliamentary representative and (More)
Italy senate expels former PM Berlusconi
The Italian Senate voted on Wednesday to expel Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] from parliament, effective immediately, following his conviction for tax fraud. Berlusconi could face prosecution for other crimes n (More)
Italy court orders Berlusconi to stand trial for corruption
An Italian court on Wednesday ordered former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] to stand trial for allegedly bribing a senator to step down from a rival center-left party, which helped lead to the downfall of Romano (More)
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