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Convictions few and far between for human trafficking court in first...

Official figures show that only 26 cases were cleared, with eight resulting in a conviction.

Sosma never meant to be used on criminals, says lawyer

Baljit Sidhu says Sosma was passed to help law enforcement agencies handle security offences like terrorism activities.

Pell’s appeal to be heard in June

Pell became the most senior Catholic clergyman to be found guilty of child sex abuse, but maintains his innocence.

Merkel: Germany must fight for ‘convictions’

The German chancellor says climate change, immigration and the fight against terrorism cannot be solved by countries going it alone.

‘Hundreds’ of Aussie convictions in doubt after mob lawyer named as...

Court documents disclosed that a high-profile Melbourne barrister had been giving information to Victoria Police for years while representing crime boss Tony Mokbel and six of his associates.

Yes, Rafizi received approval to contest PKR polls, says RoS

PKR election committee chairman Rashid Din meanwhile says anyone who is not a criminal, a bankrupt or facing disciplinary action by the party can be a contestant.

PKR polls panel to decide if Rafizi can contest, says Wan...

The PKR president says it is up to the election committee to decide if Rafizi Ramli can contest the post of deputy president in spite of his two convictions.

LFL: Have commission to review suspected miscarriage of justice cases

Lawyers for Liberty says it is possible that hundreds of innocent people are in jail due to miscarriage of justice, and not everyone has the status or resources to ensure justice is done.

Cambodian court upholds convictions of 11 jailed for opposition protest

The CNRP members and supporters' insurrection convictions were upheld.

New Zealand spy papers reveal 1981 bid to kill Queen

A mentally disturbed teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during a 1981 visit to New Zealand and police covered up the botched attempt, according to official documents released Thursday.

San Francisco to wipe clean old marijuana convictions

The move will affect thousands whose marijuana convictions hurt their employment prospects and obtaining certain government benefits.