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Choosing Your Own Poison and the Ethical Dilemma of Capital Defense Lawyers | Austin Sarat | Verdict

Today the long-awaited federal trial on Oklahoma’s execution protocols and the drug cocktail will begin. Following the twisted decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States in Baze vs. Rees in 2008 and Glossip vs Gross (2015), a critical question in the Oklahoma case will be whether death row …

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After Trayvon Martin, Crump has become the go-to civil rights lawyer

TAMPA, Fla. — Before Trayvon Martin, George Floyd, Michael Brown, Breonna Taylor and other black people died at the hands of white police officers or self-proclaimed vigilantes, there was Martin Lee Anderson. Anderson, a 14-year-old black teenager, died in 2006 after being kicked and beaten by guards at a juvenile …

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Anti-abortion lawyers target those funding potential lawsuits under new Texas law

For nearly six months, as Texas’ new abortion law made its way through the courts, abortion providers and opponents were locked in a stalemate. The law, known as Senate Bill 8, allows private citizens to sue anyone who “aids or abets” an abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy. With …

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form a panel of lawyers in all police stations, says Hc to Dgp | Ahmedabad News

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has ordered the Director General of Police (DGP) to ensure that all police stations in the state have a panel of lawyers to assist survivors of sexual offences. The high court issued the order after finding that the Supreme Court’s instructions issued 27 years ago …

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REVEALED: Who lawyers vote for in federal elections

New research from Momentum Intelligence outlines who Australian legal professionals plan to vote for in the impending federal election and the issues they care about. In December 2021, the Momentum Intelligence Insight survey was conducted, exploring the political trends of industry players in legal services, mortgages, financial advice and wealth …

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Attorney Ben Crump calls for NJ cops who handcuffed black teenager in mall fight to be fired

New Jersey cops who handcuffed and pinned a black middle schooler in a mall while ignoring the older white boy he was fighting with should turn in their badges, the teenager’s attorney told the Post on Friday. “They should be relieved of their duties if they think they’re good policing…because …

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Education a priority as St. John’s lawyer prepares for Nova Scotia shooting investigation

Advocacy groups are pushing for school-aged children as young as five to learn about safe and healthy relationships as the Mass Casualty Commission in Nova Scotia is due to start next week. St. John’s lawyer Erin Breen represents a coalition of women’s groups – the Women’s Legal Education and Action …

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Lawyer blasts Sony for ‘misleading’ marketing of Horizon’s free PS5 upgrade

A lawyer has criticized Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) for what it considers to be deceptive and potentially illegal marketing practices related to Horizon Forbidden West. The practices questioned by Hoeg Law attorney Richard Hoeg focus on Sony’s commitment to offer players who purchase the PS4 version of the game a …

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‘My lawyer is going to take me down,’ says drunk driver who overshot limit almost four times

Warwick Smith / Stuff On Monday, two drunken drivers appeared in Nelson District Court. (File photo) A man found four times over the limit has told police he likes to drink and his lawyer will drop him from the charges. Richard Alan Flintoft, 56, appeared in Nelson District Court on …

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In Baton Rouge triple homicide case, lawyers say death penalty challenges prejudicial jurors | Courts

At every capital murder trial in Louisiana, potential jurors are extensively questioned about their views on the death penalty before evidence is presented in the guilt phase of the trial. Michael Lee Wade, a Baton Rouge man against whom prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty in the fatal 2019 …

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Criminal Defense Lawyers: Worthy Allies in the Judicial Process

Experienced defense attorneys have developed a relationship with prosecutors. It may sound strange, but it is the reality on the ground. Going to court unprepared is never an option when you face criminal charges and are accused of illegal activity. Most individuals lose their lawsuits because they are unaware of …

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Rajasthan High Court Prevents State from issuing Certificate of Registration to Senior Bar Association on request of Bar Association

The High Court of Rajasthan is restraining the state from issuing a registration certificate to the Chief Advocates Association of the High Court of Rajasthan, Jaipur until further notice. The plea was filed by the Bar Association of the High Court of Rajasthan, Jaipur through its Secretary General Adv. Girraj …

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Biden fires Trump Labor Commission lawyer heads to 5th Circuit

President that of Joe Biden On unprecedented Inauguration Day, the dismissal of the top Federal Labor Commission attorney in the Trump administration is up for judicial review in a Republican-dominated U.S. appeals court in New Orleans. Enterprise software company Exela Enterprise Solutions Inc. told the United States Court of Appeals …

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Trump’s pardon promise is more theatrical than substantial, lawyers for US Capitol rioters say

Even defendants who harbor hopes of clemency cling to false hope. Most of their cases will likely be resolved in court well before the 2024 presidential election. This week alone, following Trump’s comments, seven people reached guilty plea agreements. “What we’ve learned from the past year is that my clients, …

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Piers Morgan ‘must know’ of Daily Mirror phone hack, say lawyers | Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan “must have known about voicemail interception” and other illegal newsgathering techniques when he was editor of the Daily Mirror, it has been claimed at the High Court. Lawyers acting for alleged victims of phone hacking brought the charge as they searched for financial records relating to Morgan’s time …

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Peter van Onselen, Tegan George claims: Office incident dismissed by lawyers

Lawyers for 10 News reporter Tegan George have hit back at radio comments by colleague Peter van Onselen about an alleged incident at the office. Lawyers for 10 News reporter Tegan George have hit back at radio comments by colleague Peter van Onselen about an alleged office mishap at the …

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Online hearings hurt young lawyers, top judge says

Monday, January 31, 2022 3:01 PM A veteran British judge has warned that virtual hearings are stunting the development of young lawyers. The Chancellor of the High Court, Sir Julian Flux, warned that “the participation of young lawyers and barristers is limited to being a vignette with no image or …

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Sending former state Rep. Luis Arroyo to jail for bribery, like ‘draining Lake Michigan with a spoon,’ say lawyers arguing for probation

Former State Rep. Luis Arroyo is asking for probation in his federal corruption case, arguing that jailing him would be “no more effective than emptying Lake Michigan with a spoon” in fighting corruption. “Mr. Arroyo is done with politics and leads a life away from the spotlight. He spends his …

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No ‘Picasso NFT’ for sale after all, lawyers say – NBC10 Philadelphia

After all, Pablo Picasso’s family is not selling a digital asset related to one of his works. After a granddaughter and great-grandson of the artist trumpeted the upcoming sale, family attorneys said Thursday his heirs had not authorized the launch of such a ‘Picasso NFT’. . An intra-family disagreement arose …

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Proposed remote work legislation lacks ‘teeth’, say unions and labor lawyers

THE GOVERNMENT’S BILL on the right of employees to request remote work lacks detail, say unions and labor lawyers. Speaking yesterday after the Cabinet approved a bill that would give people the right to request remote work, Tánaiste and Business Minister Leo Varadkar said employers “should give a good reason” …

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Daniel Kinahan ‘named and humiliated’ in Dubai newspaper as lawyers pressure cartel leader

Lawyers suing Daniel Kinahan over a boxing dispute in which they accused him of murder, drug trafficking and money laundering have increased the pressure on the mob boss in his Dubai asshole. ubai-based lawyers acting on behalf of lawyer and former us marine eric montalvo have issued a subpoena for …

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A 10-year-old child develops an application to facilitate the work of lawyers: The Tribune India

New Delhi, January 23 A 10-year-old prodigy from Vellore in Tamil Nadu has created an app called “E-Attorney” to help lawyers easily manage client information and case details. Using this application, users can log in and add client documents and store other case information quickly. Kashishkar’s father, who is also …

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To the Metavers: First thing to do, let’s cricket all the avocados

In November, Barbados opened a embassy in the metaverse. The Caribbean island state’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has signed an agreement to open a digital embassy in Decentraland, one of the most popular cryptocurrency-powered digital worlds. And while the details of these developments in building our future …

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James Staley’s lawyers seek venue change, slam DA, Justice for Wilder campaign

A Wichita County Sheriff’s Deputy escorts James Irven Staley III from the 89th District Court on Thursday, August 12, 2021. Lawyers for the man charged with the murder of 2-year-old Jason Wilder McDaniel are asking for a change of venue, citing vigilante threats, news reports and social media while criticizing …

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Netanyahu’s lawyers discuss plea bargain to end his graft trial

JERUSALEM — Lawyers for Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s former prime minister, are in talks with state prosecutors to reach a plea bargain in his longstanding corruption case, according to a spokesman for Israel’s Ministry of Justice. Justice and two people involved in the negotiations. The talks are expected to wrap up …

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Lawyers for Andrew’s accuser are asking to question British witnesses, including one who ‘saw the Duke in a nightclub with a young girl’ | UK News

Lawyers for the woman accusing Prince Andrew of sexual assault have requested permission to interview two potential witnesses in the UK. One is a woman who is said to have seen the King ‘with a young girl’ at London’s Tramp nightclub, while the other is a former aide to the …

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The Supreme Court denounces the new tendency of the police to raid lawyers and remove defendants from the jurisdiction of the courts

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court frowned on the recent trend of police raiding lawyers and taking those arrested outside the territorial jurisdiction of the local court to prevent them from making use of their legal remedies. “What is this new trend of looting lawyers? And taking the defendants out of …

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Darwin’s shooter Benjamin Hoffmann claims ‘crisis situation’, can’t find new lawyers

Murderer Ben Hoffmann told the NT Supreme Court he had not been able to find a new lawyer since his lawyer was sacked in November last year. Key points: Hoffmann pleaded guilty to three counts of murder and one of manslaughter Today he reported that he is considering reversing his …

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Lawyers boycott courts against search of PTM lawyer home – Pakistan

KARACHI: Lawyers on Saturday boycotted lawsuits in municipal courts protesting a raid by Rangers on the home of senior lawyer Qadir Khan and “kidnapping” of his son, who was later shown arrested by police but acquitted by a court in a drug case. The lawyers did not appear before the …

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Do not rush the installation of the new Olubadan, advises the lawyer in Makinde | The Guardian Nigeria News

Ibadan-based lawyer Chief Michael Lana advised Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State not to rush the installation of a new Olubadan from Ibadanland due to the existence of a lawsuit involving Senator Lekan Balogun, just after the stool and the state government. Lana, in a letter to the governor; Professor …

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Lawyer Says Ash Street Lobbyist Has COVID; deposit still delayed

Attorney for Christopher Wahl, the lobbyist who has met with officials to try to resolve the dispute over the city’s lease for the Ash Street skyscraper, said his client had contracted COVID-19 and would not attend a deposition scheduled for Thursday. “Please note that Mr Wahl tested positive today for …

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Lawyers announce strike against elevation of Judge Ayesha

ISLAMABAD: Representatives of the higher bar associations again threatened to boycott all court proceedings in case the January 6 Pakistan Judicial Commission (JCP) meeting to consider the appointment of Judge Ayesha Malik for her appointment as a judge of the Supreme Court would not be postponed or revoked. A meeting …

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“Lawyers can only access clients by going to Guantanamo”

KUALA LUMPUR: Indonesian terrorist Hambali can now speak English and even taught himself Arabic after his arrest 18 years ago. His lawyer Jim Hodes said Hambali and his two partners imprisoned with him, Mohammed Nazir Lep and Mohammed Farik Amin, were only allowed a strictly controlled call four times a …

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Why are lawyers more powerful than the police? – The 6 best reasons

In terms of time and investment, becoming a lawyer is a colossal task. Law school and passing the bar are two difficult tasks. Understanding what’s great about this career and being able to see it on the horizon can help you stay motivated at times. Moreover, when you compare this …

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California ‘unconscious bias’ rule will make it harder for lawyers to remove potential jurors

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Jury selection in California is about to get more complicated, with a new rule coming into effect in the new year that will make it harder for lawyers to remove potential jurors from the jury roll for fear that too many ‘between …

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Establish a Business Entity in Austria (Update) | International network of lawyers

1. Introduction – In principle, any national or foreign citizen is allowed to set up a business in Austria. A company is defined as a partnership of at least two people (exceptions for limited liability companies and joint stock companies), founded by a legal operation, who wish to achieve a …

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Asif Hafeez was denied access to a lawyer by the British prison services

LONDON: The UK government’s prison and probation services have prevented former Pakistani gold trader Mohammad Asif Hafeez from speaking to his lawyer in Pakistan via video link for several weeks now. Mohammad Asif Hafeez is jailed in the infamous Belmarsh Prison as he fights an extradition request from the US …

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‘Men and women’ could be excluded from Scottish courts, with lawyers urged to use gender neutral terms

Lawyers have urged lawyers to stop calling jurors “ladies and gentlemen” during trials. They also decided to drop “sir” and “madam” when communicating with the public. It comes weeks after concerns were expressed over how prominent QCs spoke to jurors during a High Court hearing. The Law Society of Scotland, …

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Ruto unveils 50 lawyers to defend his program

Vice President William Ruto, who is linked to the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), unveiled 50 young lawyers to defend him and the party’s agenda. Dubbed the “UDA Lawyers Brigade,” the team led by UDA Legal Secretary Edward Muriu spoke to the media on Monday, December 20. Lawyers have been tasked …

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Mumbai: “Misconduct if Lawyer Cites Fee in Case of Success” | Bombay News

Mumbai: A district court ruled that a lawyer citing a fee conditional on the success of the trial amounted to professional misconduct. The magistrate cited a Bombay High Court judgment which said: “Fees contingent on the success of a case and which give the lawyer an interest in the matter …

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Abu Dhabi plans to open new family law court for non-Emirati lawyers

Abu Dhabi is considering allowing expatriate lawyers to represent cases before a new non-Muslim family court in the capital, which would be another turning point for the legal system. Currently, only citizens of the United Arab Emirates are allowed to act as lawyers in the courts. The Abu Dhabi Judicial …

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Bar Council of Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Bars practice of two malpractice lawyers, working as full time employee

The Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Bar Council issued restraining orders against two lawyers for malpractice and removal for being a full-time employee, respectively. By a notification dated 15e December, the Council hinted about a resolution passed against lawyer E. Vimal Kumar under section 35 of the Law on Lawyers, for …

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Sen Bernier, Out-of-State Lawyers Criticize Gableman Inquiry as “Pseudo-Audit” | State

(The Center Square) – A Wisconsin Republican calls for concluding last year’s election investigation. Senator Kathy Bernier, R-Chippewa Falls, told State House reporters on Monday that there was no evidence of fraud, that the 2020 election was safe and secure, and that ongoing investigations into the last year’s votes were …

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Turkey has prosecuted some 1,600 lawyers and arrested 615 since the failed coup: report

Turkey has prosecuted more than 1,600 lawyers and arrested 615 of them for terrorism since a failed coup in 2016, Turkish minute reported, citing a recently published report by the Arrested Lawyers Initiative, a lawyer advocacy group. According to the report entitled “The Repression”, 474 lawyers had been sentenced to …

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How To Make It Rain: Social Media Marketing For Lawyers On Balance Search Consultants

Leverage social media Gone are the days of attending endless events every week. Nothing beats and will ever replace face-to-face networking. Social media spreads your message to your main prospects, amplifies the areas of specialization of the company, making the business development process more effective and efficient. “If you want …

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Lawyers and professionals: email management tips

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Managing emails for lawyers and professionals in most industries is a constant battle. In fact, the average professional spends 28 percent of work day reading and responding to emails, according to McKinsey. A lawyer should pay close attention to their inbox as they often receive lucrative …

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SC strikes off lawyer for “flagrant immorality”

Supreme Court (File photo) MANILA – The Supreme Court (CS) ordered the radiation of a lawyer for debauchery after having abandoned his wife and his family in order to live with another woman. In a by curiame (Unanimous) resolution posted on December 4, the High Court found lawyer Allan Contado …

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Chris Cuomo was charged with sexual misconduct before CNN sacked him

“That’s what the Cuomo brothers are giving us right now,” Zucker told The Times in April 2020. The following year, as Andrew Cuomo faced a growing number of sexual harassment charges, Chris Cuomo recused himself from reporting the scandal, leaving a prime-time hole in CNN’s coverage of what was turning …

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Medina Spirit failed Derby drug test with ointment, not injection, test says

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Legendary horse trainer Bob Baffert was telling the truth when he said his Kentucky Derby-winning horse Medina Spirit was given an ointment that resulted in a failed drug test drug after the race – not by injection. Dr George Maylin, director of the New York Drug …

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Afghan lawyers call on Taliban cabinet to restore independence of national bar – JURIST – News

EXCLUSIVE LEGAL OFFICER – Lawyers from across Afghanistan sent letters to the taliban cabinet seeking the restoration of the Afghanistan Independent Bar Association after the Justice Department took back its premises and assumed its attorney licensing power last week. On November 23, armed Taliban fighters broke into the association’s offices …

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Is the copper ring of partnership tarnished for young lawyers?

Legal careers can take many directions, and lawyers have different career goals. Traditionally, however, most lawyers in private practice in law firms have aspired to partnership. This makes sense given the hierarchical structure of most law firms and the ‘up or out’ system that firms often employ, whereby junior lawyers …

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New lawyer for bus drivers told court he is continuing his lawsuit against SBS Transit, Courts & Crime News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – Lawyer Lim Tean, who has taken over the case of 13 bus drivers suing SBS Transit for overtime, told the High Court on Monday (November 29) that his clients intend to pursue the lawsuit . It comes a week after a dramatic hearing last Monday on what was …

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Equal access to justice threatened in the Acadian Peninsula, according to lawyers

Lawyers say they are worried about the closure of courthouses in the province for 15 years, the Acadian Peninsula being the last affected region. This week, the provincial government announced that the Caraquet courthouse will close on January 1 and that its workload will be shifted to Bathurst, about 66 …

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Sexual assault trial collapses after lawyers argue missing CCTV could help defense

A man has been acquitted of sexually assaulting a store worker after his lawyers successfully argued that missing CCTV footage could have helped his defense. Judge Elma Sheahan ordered the jury to return the verdict of not guilty in what is the second trial to collapse this week in Dublin …

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Jirapong Sriwat – Nishimura & Asahi – Thailand – Lawyer profile

Jirapong Sriwat was recognized as (i) one of Thailand’s Top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Review since 2018; and (ii) one of the top 40 Asian lawyers under 40 by Thomson Reuters (Asian Legal Business) in 2019. He is also the founding partner and is currently the co-managing partner …

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Namibia: Fishrot accused asks for millions to pay lawyers

FORMER Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernhard Esau, his son-in-law Tamson Hatuikulipi and one of their co-defendants in the Fishrot fishing quota fraud and corruption case, Ricardo Gustavo, say they are in urgent need millions of dollars to pay their lawyers. The three men are asking the High Court to …

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When will Barclays let lawyers see the ex-boss’s messages to Epstein?

A legal battle looms as Barclays drags its feet at the behest of US prosecutors: when will the bank allow lawyers to see its ex-boss’s messages to Epstein? By Helen Cahill, Financial Mail On Sunday Posted: 21:51 GMT, November 20, 2021 | Update: 21:51 GMT, November 20, 2021 Silent: We …

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“Who is Babalola Disu?” Defense lawyers argue for another potential suspect

Lawyer Chidinma Ojukwu, the prime suspect in the murder of Michael Usifo, CEO of Super TV, questioned prosecution witnesses on Wednesday about the possibility of a more likely suspect in the murder case. The lawyer, Onwuka Egwu, who cross-examined the witnesses, asked several questions about a certain Babalola Disu and …

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Lawyers spit on mask delays testimony in Billy Chemirmir murder trial

Testimony on the third day of the trial of accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir was delayed Wednesday morning as lawyers argued over whether Chemirmir should wear a face mask. Dallas County District Attorney Glen Fitzmartin argued his witnesses may not be able to identify Chemirmir simply because he is wearing …

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Lawyers for Parkland shooter declare death penalty unconstitutional, judge dismisses petition

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – The judge in the Parkland shooting case has rejected several defense arguments in which lawyers are asking to declare the death penalty unconstitutional. Broward County Judge Elizabeth Scherer agreed with the state’s argument that the court did not have the power to overturn the Supreme Court …

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Rwandan and Burundian lawyers barred from practicing in Kenya

Economy Rwandan and Burundian lawyers barred from practicing in Kenya Monday 08 November 2021 By EDWIN MUTAIMore from this author Summary Parliament has banned Rwandan and Burundian lawyers from practicing in Kenya until local lawyers are allowed to work in both countries on a reciprocal basis. Tanzanian and Ugandan lawyers …

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Judge questions Trump lawyers trying to protect January 6 documents

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal judge expressed skepticism on Thursday when lawyers for former President Donald Trump asked him to block the delivery of documents requested by a House committee investigating the January 6 insurgency. Some of the committee’s requests dating back to April 2020 “are alarming in scope,” said …

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Charges of manslaughter could be filed, lawyers say

An aerial view of the set of Bonanza Creek Ranch where Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured a director when he fired a propeller pistol on the set of the movie “Rust” in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, in this screenshot taken from television footage …

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Lawyers, watch out for these five signs of addiction

Recognizing the warning signs of addiction is a spectacularly difficult thing to do when you are in the throes of it. I should know that. I am a lawyer who became addicted to prescription opioids, was struck off the bar, and then spent almost 14 months in federal prison for …

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Toxic Exposures of Veterans: How Lawyers and Law Students Can Help

Veterans and serving members alike face a surprising number of toxic exposures and are therefore at high risk of resulting illnesses. Military professions are unique in that the risk of exposure to hazardous substances is predominant. Common exposures include asbestos; toxic substances in air, water and soil; nuclear radiation and …

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Jeremy Pruitt’s lawyer calls for Oct. 29 deadline for Tennessee settlement, says volunteers risk lawsuits if not followed

8:14 p.m. ET Marc Schlabach close ESPN Senior Editor Senior College Football Writer Author of seven college football books Graduated from the University of Georgia Chris Bottom close ESPN Senior Editor College football journalist Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduated from the University of Tennessee A lawyer representing Jeremy Pruitt has …

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Some defendants of the Capitol riots refuse defense lawyers

Timeline: January 6 riot at the United States Capitol A timeline of what happened in the deadly Capitol Riot on January 6. WASHINGTON (AP) – Some of the defendants accused of the storming of the United States Capitol are refusing defense attorneys and choosing to represent themselves, undeterred by their …

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Some defendants of the Capitol riots renounce lawyers

(AP) – Some of the defendants accused of the storming of the United States Capitol are refusing defense attorneys and choosing to represent themselves, not being discouraged by their lack of legal training or repeated warnings from the judges. This choice has already led to curious legal maneuvers and awkward …

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Adopt Viable Options for 21st Century Lawyers, Eyiboh Says

Eseme-Eyiboh Former spokesperson for the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Eseme Eyiboh, called on Uyo University law students to embrace reliable 21st century options that can make them stand out in their chosen field. The outgoing president of Cross River Basin Development Authorities (CRBDA) said the thousands of law graduates …

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“Ecocide”: climate advocates say Amazon deforestation is a crime

The Hague, Netherlands A group of climate lawyers called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday to open an investigation into the Brazilian president for possible crimes against humanity over his administration’s Amazon policies. The AllRise group has filed a case with the world court alleging that Jair Bolsonaro’s …

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Businessman Ewart Gilzean worries about NPL audit scandal | New

Businessman Ewart Gilzean says his lawyers advised him against talking about a damning audit that pointed out his role in questionable actions at a state-owned company that feeds poor children. And Education Minister Fayval Williams has yet to say whether she remains confident in the current board members of Nutrition …

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Duterte Senate Hearings Ordinance upsets ‘checks and balances’ system – group of lawyers

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Bar Association said on Tuesday that President Rodrigo Duterte’s order barring executive officials from attending Senate hearings on pandemic-related expenses violates the separation of powers under the Constitution. In a statement, the country’s oldest law firm said Duterte’s ordinance “disrupts our system of checks and …

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The lawyer behind the memo on how Trump could stay in power

He declined to say whether he had advised state legislatures – which have become hubs for Republican efforts to advance allegations of voter fraud – on voting matters. And he insisted his two-page note, which he said he hastily wrote over Christmas vacation with his family in Texas, was taken …

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Employment – Health Care Whistleblower Act – Retaliation

Superior Court / BLS By: Mass. Lawyers Weekly Staff October 1, 2021 Where a medical plaintiff has applied for a preliminary injunction ordering the defendant Boston Medical Center to restore his privileges, that request should be dismissed because the plaintiff has failed to demonstrate that he is likely to prove …

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BC Child Welfare ‘Residential Schools’ Part 2, Métis Lawyers Say

Two Vancouver-based Métis lawyers call for disruption of British Columbia’s child welfare system, saying it prioritizes removing Indigenous children from their homes over resolving internal conflicts within indigenous families. Métis lawyers Roslyn Chambers and Frances Rosner compare British Columbia’s child welfare services to a modern residential school system. Read more: …

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Senior lawyers react to decision to stop Orji Kalu’s retrial

Some senior Nigeria lawyers (SAN) criticized Wednesday’s decision by the Federal High Court in Abuja, which banned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from prosecuting a former governor of Abia state, Orji Kalu, in the sum of 7.1 billion naira fraud case referred for retrial by the Supreme Court …

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New York governor uses God unfairly in vaccine fight

NEW YORK (AP) – New York Governor Kathy Hochul has encouraged religious-minded people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, saying it is God’s will for them to be vaccinated. A lawyer argued in a federal appeals court on Wednesday that the Democrat’s comments on God could encourage hospitals and care homes …

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Ask a lawyer: get married / divorced in Turkey as a foreigner

With the internet, social media and globalization, the number of marriages with foreign nationals is increasing day by day both in Turkey and around the world. An increase in marriage rates naturally creates an increase in divorce rates, which in turn raises some questions. What documents are required? Where to …

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