Crime And Courts
Friday, February 13, 2015
By Beth Fertig
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
On April 17, 1975, the communist Khmer Rouge, led by its secretive prime minister Pol Pot, took over Cambodia. They cut the nation off from the world and began systematically killing and starving two million of their people. Thirty years after their fall, a man named Duch, who had served as Chief Prison officer at the regime's central prison complex, stood trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Journalist Thierry Cruvellier takes us into the dark heart of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, using the trial to tell the horrifying story of this terrible chapter in history. The Master of Confessions: The Making of a Khmer Rouge Torturer is an account of a Chief Interrogator's trial for war crimes.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Former state Senator Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to two years in prison for fraud on Tuesday.
Monday, January 09, 2012
Prosecutors and defense lawyers say they're in plea negotiations in a rare state-level terror case against a New York City man charged with building a homemade bomb to try to attack soldiers, police and other government targets.