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criminal justice

n. a generic term for the procedure by which criminal conduct is investigated, arrests made, evidence gathered, charges brought, defenses raised, trials conducted, sentences rendered, and punishment carried out.

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Gary Colum Harkin, 24, of Ashfield Avenue, Grove Hill, Middlesbrough, given a six-month community order with activity requirements, ordered to pay PS30 compensation with PS150 criminal court charges for criminal damage and breaching a community order issued for theft.
Habara was also sentenced to death by the Zagazig Criminal Court on 29 September on charges of forming a 'takfiri' group, communicating with "Islamic State" (IS) and targeting policemen and army personnel with violence.
However, the Ankara 2nd High Criminal Court only issued a detention warrant for police officers Ali Euzdoy-an, Enes Eciy-ci and Serhat Demir, and Hasan Akyn, a former official at the Turkish Embassy in Washington.
Three of the convicts challenged the verdict before the first High Criminal Court of Appeal which issued its ruling today.
He said Palestine is becoming the 123rd state member of the International Criminal Court.
Bensouda said that the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court consisted of three Divisions, including an Investigations Division, a Prosecutions Division, and a Jurisdiction, Complementarity and Cooperation Division.
In the third phase, the ministry will construct a general court in Qatif, another general court in Alkhobar, a general court in Rafha and a general and criminal court in Hail, Al-Eissa said.
Ambassador Dafa'alla has reiterated Sudan refuse to recognize the International Criminal Court and to deal with it on ground that Sudan was not a signatory of the Rome Charter that was establishing to the ICC.
The Lower Criminal Court also adjourned the trial of two Bahrainis accused of rioting until September 1 for further study.
Leila Hanafi, ICC Legal Coordinator, MENA Region, said the delegation briefed Shaikh Nahyan about the theme of the symposium, which was held at UAEU to highlight the ICC functions and its role in the UAE, which had joined the International Criminal Court Statute (the Rome Statute) in 2000.
A lawyer for the son and one-time heir-apparent of late Libyan dictator Gadhafi warned the International Criminal Court that its reputation will be damaged if it allows Libya to put him on trial.
BEIRUT: A man was sentenced to death Thursday by the South Lebanon Criminal Court over the murder of a Sidon money changer in February.