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Nigeria: Federal High Court Sentences Book Pirate to Two Years Imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced one Mr. Anthony Okojie to two years imprisonment on a one count charge of unauthorized sale of 376 copies of bibles and motivational books in which […] The post Nigeria: Federal … Continue reading

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ICTY sentences uncooperative witness in retrial of former Kosovo PM

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Friday sentenced a man for contempt of court [judgment, PDF] for refusing to testify. The man, Shefqet Kabashi, was sentenced to two months in jail [press release] … Continue reading

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Vietnam court sentences blogger to 3 years for subversion

[JURIST] A Vietnam court sentenced blogger and professor Pham Minh Hoang [blog, in Vietnamese], alias Phan Kien Quoc, to three years in prison Wednesday for anti-government articles, accusing him of “attempted subversion.” Hoang reportedly joined the pro-democracy group Viet Tan … Continue reading

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Supreme Court hears arguments on prison sentences, patents

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website, JURIST news archive] heard oral arguments [day call, PDF; merit briefs] Monday in Tapia v. United States [oral arguments transcript, PDF] to determine whether a district court may impose a longer prison sentence … Continue reading

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