Fugitive David Wu walked into a Toronto police station on the weekend and gave himself up. He had been sentenced to three months in jail in absentia by a B.C. judge for breaching an order not the practise dentistry.
The poster boy for the Quebec student demonstrations which ultimately contributed to the demise of Jean Charest's Liberal government in Quebec faces a possible year in jail and $50,000 fine.
The landlord who spent three days being grilled by police over the murder of his tenant last December has spoken out against lurid speculation in the press and the proposed curtailment of Legal Aid.
The Strauss-Kahn affair is living proof that politicians and legislators need to drastically rethink America’s approach to criminal trials to ensure fairness to both alleged perpetrators and alleged victims.
Earlier this week, the “Daily Mail” reported the humorous case of a law suit that has been filed against the singer Britney Spears, but it had better beware how it reports a legal case involving another young woman.
Yet again, British tabloids have gone too far with biased reporting and dubious methods, now, untypically, they are set to pay a heavy price as the Attorney General brings contempt charges, and worse could follow for one of their number.
The murder trial that has gripped a nation and the blogosphere draws to a close with a member of the public gaoled for contempt of court and the lawyers being given a day to prepare their closing speeches before the trial resumes on Sunday.
As the trial of "Tot Mom" Casey Anthony for the murder of her two year old daughter, Caylee, reaches a critical phase, her lead attorney is warned by the trial judge for wilfully defying a court order.