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Fort Macleod councillor, 2 other 'key participants' charged in Coutts border blockades
Coun. Marco Van Huigenbos, 32, faces charge of mischief over $5,000. Van Huigenbos's lawyer, Yoav Niv, says he has not yet received disclosure, which would shed light on why the Mounties have laid the mischief charge. Niv went on to say his client is "presumed innocent."
Christopher Scott trial put on hold while AHS correspondence gathered for court
Whistle Stop Cafe owner Christopher Scott, right, stands with his lawyers Yoav Niv, left, and Chad Williamson, middle, outside the Red Deer provincial courthouse on Aug. 31, 2022, on what was supposed to be the second and final day of Scott's trial. Instead, the trial was paused so that more documents could be submitted to court.
Man who survived southwest Calgary shooting facing various organized crime charges
Fouani’s lawyer Yoav Niv told Global News in a statement that Fouani is presumed innocent and that the matter is before the courts.
Once a member of ISIS, Calgary woman is now a target, court told
ISIS has put a bounty on the life of a Calgary woman the Crown fears could be re-radicalized after joining the terrorism organization eight years ago, her lawyer said Friday.
Brooks man facing several sex-related charges involving underage girls is getting a new lawyer
That trial, however, will be rescheduled, court heard this week, as new lawyer Yoav Niv of Calgary was recently retained and requested more time to prepare.
Convicted sex offender whose lawyer was berated by Court of Appeal granted new trial
"The conviction is quashed as the appellant received ineffective legal representation at trial, which occasioned a miscarriage of justice"
Four Coutts protesters charged with conspiracy to commit murder
At least three protesters arrested at the Coutts border crossing have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder, with possibly a fourth to come
Canadian woman who spent two years in Syrian prison camp improperly being investigated for terrorism and war crimes, her lawyer claims
'As indicated by the Supreme Court it is up to the state to prove its case and an accused should not be conscripted into helping the state do this'
Calgary-area cousins to face separate trial in fall of 2022 on terrorism-related charges
Two Calgary-area men charged with terrorism-related offences will face separate jury trials in the fall of 2022 after their lawyers scheduled the hearings Friday.
Man who conned children over the internet to send explicit photos handed seven-year prison term
Child abuse charges, including convincing a U.K. preteen to send him sexually explicit photos by posing as a young girl, has landed a former Calgary man a seven-year prison term.
Lawyers for two Calgary police officers convicted in corruption case argue their appeals
Alberta’s top court heard arguments Thursday on why convictions against two Calgary officers in a police corruption case should be overturned.
Chilling video of Calgary man killing his girlfriend's cat shown in court
Grainy and blurry video showing Calgarian Dawson Troy Miller brutally beating his girlfriend’s cat after she told him he was acting childish was played Thursday in a city courtroom.
'Serial sexual predator': Calgary teacher gets 16 years in prison for victimizing 26 children
Calgary teacher Christian Sarile pleaded guilty to several sexual abuse-related charges involving underage girls.
Lawyer for massage therapist needs time to review disclosure
The lawyer for a Calgary massage therapist charged with sexually assaulting a client needs time to review disclosure before proceeding on the case.