Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Criminal procedure http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Supreme Court Strikes Down Sentence by Lay Judges http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404111_text Criminal procedure; Sentencing - On July 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Japan rendered a controversial decision on sentencing in a case in which a lay-judge system was used. (Heisei25(a)689 (S. Ct., 1st petit bench, July 24, 2014) [in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404111_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: National Code of Penal Procedure Approved http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403859_text Criminal procedure - On July 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Japan rendered a controversial decision on sentencing in a case in which a lay-judge system was used. (Heisei25(a)689 (S. Ct., 1st petit bench, July 24, 2014) [in The Chamber of Deputies of the Federal Congress of Mexico approved a new National Code of Penal Procedure on February 5, 2014, after three hours of debate by seven parliamentary groups. There were 407 votes in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403859_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Tax Service Will Use "Lie Detectors" http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403757_text Criminal procedure; Executive agencies; Officials and employees - On July 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Japan rendered a controversial decision on sentencing in a case in which a lay-judge system was used. (Heisei25(a)689 (S. Ct., 1st petit bench, July 24, 2014) [in The Chamber of Deputies of the Federal Congress of Mexico approved a new National Code of Penal Procedure on February 5, 2014, after three hours of debate by seven parliamentary groups. There were 407 votes in The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403757_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: Government Promulgates Federal Penal Reform on Pardons http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403748_text Criminal procedure; Executive powers - On July 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Japan rendered a controversial decision on sentencing in a case in which a lay-judge system was used. (Heisei25(a)689 (S. Ct., 1st petit bench, July 24, 2014) [in The Chamber of Deputies of the Federal Congress of Mexico approved a new National Code of Penal Procedure on February 5, 2014, after three hours of debate by seven parliamentary groups. There were 407 votes in The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 The Mexican government recently promulgated a decree adding a new article to the Federal Penal Code. Article 97 Bis provides that the Mexican President may, exceptionally, by his own initiative or at the request of one... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403748_text