In a case that has drawn widespread attention from Chinese Internet users, a woman escaped punishment for fatally stabbing a local official and injuring another in self-defense, state-run media reported.
The Church of Scientology went on trial this week in France, accused of fraud in a case that sheds light on the group. If found guilty, the church could be forced to shut down in France, though appeals could see the case continue for years. “This is a process in heresy,” Daniele Gounord, the spokeswoman for Scientology in France, told reporters.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling has asked the Supreme Court to overturn his 2006 conviction for insider trading, his attorney told CNN.
A British resident released after four years at Guantanamo Bay arrived back in the UK Monday, officials said, in a case that has helped deepen controversy over U.S. treatment of accused terrorists. Binyam Mohamed, seized in Pakistan in 2002 on suspicion of terrorism, returned after being freed in a deal between the British and U.S