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Najib’s attorney seeks to blame ex-CEO of 1MDB predecessor for RM5b obligation, but prosecution reminds witness who testified of Najib’s instructions | Malaysia

Datuk Seri Najib Razak is pictured at the High Court in Kuala Lumpur on March 17, 2022. — Photo by Hari Anggara KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 – Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s lawyer today attempted to suggest that Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi – the former CEO of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and […]

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Lawyer Mr. Ravi no longer representing COT contributor is found guilty of defamation of Cabinet members

SINGAPORE – Activist lawyer Mr Ravi no longer represents Daniel De Costa Augustin, a contributor to the socio-political website The Online Citizen (TOC) who has previously been found guilty of defamation against Cabinet members. De Costa, 38, is now represented by Mr Chung Ting Fai, who appeared before District Judge Ng Peng Hong on Wednesday […]

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DAN HODGES: A fox-killing lawyer and his explosive claims clog our courts

The Good Law Project’s email to its supporters was unequivocal. “Breaking: We Won,” he exclaimed. Moments later, the organization’s director, attorney Jolyon Maugham, took to Twitter. ‘BREAKING: Prime Minister Boris Johnson and former Health Minister Matt Hancock broke the law because they failed to think of disabled communities and ethnic minorities when appointing Dido Harding […]

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Ramakrishna Ashram backs lawyer representing Muslim students in hijab row

The lawyer is attacked for supporting a cause against the Hindu religion because he represented Muslim students in court. This perception, according to the Swami, is absolutely “unwarranted and groundless”. The Ramakrishna Ashram in Karwar has criticized the hijab controversy raging in educational institutions in Karnataka as “unnecessary and not in the interest of peace […]

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Texas lawyer banned from Louisiana bar for overstepping his practice

A Texas attorney will be barred from seeking admission to the Louisiana bar for more than a year after filing a petition in a Louisiana court case without seeking admission pro hac vice, according to the Louisiana Supreme Court. Travis Mitchell Hill, who is licensed to practice in Texas but not Louisiana, filed a motion […]

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Hong Kong court rejects US lawyer’s appeal in police assault case – JURIST

Hong Kong’s High Court Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday dismissed the appeal of US corporate lawyer Samuel Bickett, upholding his conviction and jail term for assaulting an off-duty police officer in December 2019. Bickett’s appeal centered on the lower court’s failure to give sufficient weight to the defense’s video evidence (an annotated version of which was […]

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IPOB: Abia court verdict will help release Nnamdi Kanu – Lawyer

Published January 30, 2022 Aloy Ejimakor, one of Biafra’s indigenous people’s lawyers, Nnamdi Kanu, said a recent judgment by the Abia State High Court will help in the release of the IPOB leader. He said so on Sunday in a statement titled “The Abia High Court Judgment paved the way for the reinstatement of Nnamdi […]

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Biden wants Chevron lawyer who helped jail Steven Donziger to remain federal judge – Liberation News

In a blatant insult to climate and Indigenous rights activists, President Biden has reappointed Jennifer Rearden, a lawyer for multibillion-dollar polluter Chevron, for a federal judgeship. Rearden worked at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP when they took on Chevron as a client in their notorious legal campaign against environmental lawyer Steven Donziger after he challenged […]

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Fayemi swears in 36-year-old lawyer, three others as judges – The Sun Nigeria

By Priscilla Ediare, Teen-Ekiti Ekiti State Governor Dr Kayode Fayemi has sworn in 36-year-old lawyer Ms Blessing Ajileye and three others – Mr Apuabi Ariyibi, Mr Olalekan Olatawura and Ms Oyinkansola Oluboyede as judges of the State High Court to the State Executive House, Office of the Governor, Ado Ekiti. The Governor revealed that implementation […]

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Seema Kushwaha: Delhi, Hathras rape lawyer says he saw how Dalits were oppressed

Supreme Court lawyer Seema Kushwaha, who joined the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) last week said the 2020 Hathras gang rape and murder case is an example of how Dalits continue to be oppressed. As a lawyer, Kushwaha has represented the families of Hathras victim and Delhi gang rape victim in 2012. The 39-year-old is likely […]

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Fayemi inaugurates 36-year-old barrister, three other High Court judges

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Monday swore in a 36-year-old lawyer, Blessing Ajileye and three others – Mr Apuabi Ariyibi, Mr Olalekan Olatawura and Ms Oyinkansola Oluboyede as judges of the State High Court. He said the implementation of the Justice Financial Management Law will begin this month to strengthen the financial autonomy […]

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High-flying lawyer left ‘sobbing uncontrollably’ at stressful job and ‘intolerable workload’ could earn MILLIONS

A TOP lawyer who was ‘sobbing uncontrollably’ from stress at work could make millions after launching a legal bid over her ‘intolerable workload’. Lawyer Joanna Torode, 46, says working for international law firm Ropes and Gray was so “awful” she had a nervous breakdown and cried on the job. 3 Joanna Torode cried after learning […]

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Here I am, lawyer

Naomi Bukalidi was one of 758 airline workers who were made redundant at Fiji Airways on Monday, May 25, 2020. The 30-year-old from the village of Visoto in Ovalau flew with the airline for five years. “I flew with them until that fateful day, termination,” she said. In 2009, she graduated from high school and […]

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Lawyer of the month: Thomas Ross QC

As one of Scotland’s busiest lawyers, Thomas Leonard Ross QC is well known for his passionate fight for justice – in and out of the courtroom. More recently, he has strongly opposed the proposal to remove the historic right to a jury trial for allegations of serious sexual offences, describing it as “the biggest threat […]

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Arkansas justice hears mask case despite attorney’s claim of bias

A special associate judge in Arkansas Superior Court has refused to recuse himself from a lawsuit over a school district’s mask policy despite claims that his prior work biased him against an attorney. Matt Sitton, Matthew Bennett and Elizabeth Bennett have sued the Bentonville School District, alleging that its mask policy violates their fundamental right […]

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IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu fully prepared to appear in court next week

Posted January 14, 2022 The leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, is optimistic about victory as he will appear before Judge Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja next week, his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said. Ejiofor said this in a statement he released on Friday morning after his routine […]

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Ugandan writer Rukirabashaija tortured for criticism of Museveni & Son – Lawyer

Author Kakwenza Rukirabashaija has been tortured, held incommunicado and has yet to be formally charged since he was arrested 14 days ago, his lawyer, Eron Kiiza, said following criticism of the Award-winning Ugandan writer had addressed Museveni and his son. Kiiza tells RFI that Rukirabashaija’s wife saw him for three hours, when he was brought […]