judge’s ‘unusual’ sentencing decision likely to be appealed: experts
MONTREAL — A Quebec judge’s “unusual” decision to modify the Criminal Code as he sentenced six-time murderer Alexandre Bissonnette to a life sentence with no possibility of parole for 40 years highlights the ongoing legal debate over consecutive life sentences in Canada, according to legal experts.
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Nuremberg war crimes trials 70 years on: a complex legacy
On November 20, 1945, the first of the Nuremberg trials began in the main court building of the Bavarian town of Nuremberg with the indictment of 22 of the most senior Nazis that had been captured alive.
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Quite a stiff sentence
Louisiana man gets life in prison for selling $20 worth of pot
Angola – A hungry and homeless man who was entrapped into selling $20 worth of marijuana to an undercover narcotics officer in Louisiana has been sentenced to life in prison, with hard labor, and no parole.
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