Conflict & Justice

Spain's Judge Baltasar Garzon Convicted For Wiretapping

Spain's Supreme Court has found the country's best-known judge, Baltasar Garzon, guilty of authorizing illegal recordings of lawyers' conversations.

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He has been banned from the legal profession for 11 years. The court said he could not appeal against the ruling.

Garzon is best known for helping to secure the arrest of the former Chilean leader Augusto Pinochet in London.

Marco Werman speaks with The World's Gerry Hadden.

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