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Migrant arrests in Texas routinely lead to unlawful detention, lawyers say

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers informed about Texas’ most essential news. As court battles continue over the constitutionality of Governor Greg Abbott’s mass arrests of migrants at the Texas-Mexico border, new legal documents describe a continuing and consistent pattern of men being unlawfully detained …

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judge Hc upset with government lawyers | Ahmedabad News

Ahmedabad: Judge Bhargav Karia of Gujarat High Court got angry at the nonchalant behavior of government lawyers in his court and complained that their approach made him feel like just a judicial magistrate and not a High Court Judge.The judge was annoyed by the absence of government lawyers in his …

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MASLSA holds interactive meeting ahead of upcoming National Lok Adalat – The Sangai Express

IMPHAL, March 5As a preparatory measure for the upcoming National Lok Adalat, an interactive meeting has been organized by the Manipur State Legal Services Authority (MASLSA) in relation to the first National Lok Adalat for the year 2022 to be held on March 12, 2022.The meeting was chaired by Justice …

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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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HC cancels FIR and asks parties to deposit Rs 2.5 lakh each for using police machines

Observing that the police apparatus was used to settle a private dispute and later the parties decided to settle it, the Bombay High Court agreed to quash the criminal case after the parties filed Rs 2.5 lakh each with the Maharashtra State Legal Services Authority. A divisional bench consisting 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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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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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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‘Shocking’ cannot keep a prisoner in solitary confinement for more than 14 days

“I forgot how to communicate with human beings, all human feeling was wiped out, even animals are not kept like this”, Imran Shaikh, a prisoner sentenced to solitary confinement for 2 years and four months, had written in anguish to the superintendent of Aurangabad central prison, to no avail. Last …

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Galgotias University launches India’s first judicial training program under the mentorship of a former judge, Delhi HC

Galgotias University Faculty of Law, in conjunction with the Universal Institute of Legal Studies & Law Curators, inaugurated the prestigious “Advanced Legal Service and Professional Defense Course” on January 10, 2022. This course is tutored by Justice JR Midha (retired) who joined the University as an advisor and professor emeritus. …

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Pinsent Masons advises on the transfer of 1 billion euros of variable annuity contracts

Considered the largest portfolio transfer of the variable annuity business to have been approved by the Irish High Court, the transaction was completed on December 31. Pinsent Masons also advised Athora on a day one reinsurance agreement governed by Irish law providing for the transfer of the residual economic risk …

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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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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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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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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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Facebook sued for $ 150 billion for violence against Rohingya in Myanmar

(CNN) – Rohingya refugees are suing Facebook for its own acknowledged failure to stop the spread of hate speech that has contributed to the violence in Myanmar. This week, law firms in the United States and the United Kingdom launched a legal campaign against Meta, the parent company of Facebook, …

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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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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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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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National Legal Services Authority is holding awareness camps across Maharashtra through November 14 as part of pan-Indian legal awareness and awareness campaign

The Services Authority, under the auspices of the National Legal Services Authority, is organizing various camps and legal awareness programs across Maharashtra from October 2, 2021 to November 14, 2021 as part of the awareness and awareness campaign PAN India legal. In response to this move, the District Legal Services …

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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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Lawyers lament Buhari’s refusal to pay judgment debts

Nigerian lawyers have complained about the deliberate refusal of the administration headed by President Muhammadu Buhari to pay judgment debts over the past six years, saying they have been hit hard. Lawyers and legal advisers have revealed that they are involved in several disputes on behalf of their clients in …

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DLSA Patiala provides legal aid to 333 beneficiaries

PATIALA: District Legal Services Authority, Patiala provided legal aid to 333 beneficiaries during the period from October 2020 to June 2021. Likewise, three national Lok Adalats were held during this period and in these national Lok Adalats , 4665 cases were settled and prices of Rs. 1006711597 / – were …

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Trial adjourned as lawyers prepare legal arguments

The Special Criminal Court trial of four men accused of wrongly imprisoning Quinn Industrial Holdings executive Kevin Lunney has been delayed as lawyers prepare legal arguments ahead of the trial. Sean Guerin, SC of the Director of Public Prosecutions, told the three-judge, jury-less court today (Monday) that a question of …

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Covid-19 pushed English lawyers online

May 29, 2021 MORE THAT A year ago, a typical working day for Danielle Manson could have started with a two and a half hour train ride from London to Leeds. She could then travel to Bradford, before spending more than three hours on the train back to London. At …

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