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Judge Eases Bail Terms for Pistorius

A judge on Thursday eased the unusually tight bail restrictions on Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee Olympic runner who is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Feb. 14 in one of the most sensational cases in South Africa’s recent judicial history.


Pistorius granted bail

Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail

Oscar Pistorius was granted bail today, paving the way for him to be freed from custody pending his trial in the Valentine's Day shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


Accused NY madam's family seeks donations for bail

The family of a woman accused of moonlighting for 15 years as a multimillion-dollar Manhattan madam has launched a website to help pay her $2 million bail. Anna Gristina's family says it cannot afford to pay what they call her "cruel and unusual" bail. The site says they need donations to help "bring her back to us."


Associates of Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom granted bail

A New Zealand court has granted bail to two associates of the founder of online file-sharing website Megaupload, accused of being involved in a $175 million Internet piracy scheme.


Megaupload founder denied bail

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom was denied bail Wednesday by a New Zealand judge who determined that the file-sharing site executive poses a flight risk, the New Zealand Herald reported.


Penn State scandal: Sandusky lawyer anticipates more charges; Paterno’s power was questioned

The lawyer for Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State coach who faces 40 charges of child sex abuse, said he anticipates that more charges may be forthcoming. In an ABC News interview, Joe Amendola said fears that Sandusky’s bail could be revoked or raised to a level that he could not meet and he could be placed in jail.


U.S. hikers jailed in Iran could soon be freed

U.S. hikers jailed in Iran could soon be freed

Two Americans convicted in Iran of espionage and illegally crossing over the nation's border could be freed if they pay $500,000 each in bail, an attorney for the men says.


Ex-IMF chief gets $1M bail in NYC sex assault case

Over the objections of prosecutors, a judge agreed Thursday to free former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn from jail on $1 million bail on the condition he be confined to a New York apartment under armed guard while he awaits trial on attempted-rape charges....


Judge Denies Bail to I.M.F. Chief in Sexual Assault Case

Judge Denies Bail to I.M.F. Chief in Sexual Assault Case

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the leader of the International Monetary Fund, was ordered on Monday to be held without bail over allegations that he had sexually assaulted a maid in a $3,000-a-night suite at a Midtown hotel.


WikiLeaks Founder Ordered Freed as Court Rejects Appeal

WikiLeaks Founder Ordered Freed as Court Rejects Appeal

A London court on Thursday ordered that Julian Assange be released on bail while he fights extradition to Sweden.


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