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Education of the poor is not our priority: Lawyer and activist Ashok Aggarwal

It has been 13 years since the Right to Education Act (RTE) came into force, making India one of 131 countries in the world to have declared education as a basic right. Parliament gave its opinion in accordance with the law in April 2010. He was to revolutionize education in the country by making education […]

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Judges confirm division of marital property

The Indiana Supreme Court has determined that a trial court did not err in its method of dividing assets between a divorced Hendricks County couple, parting ways on the opinion of the Court of call from Indiana. Elizabeth Roetter and Michael Roetter married in May 2014 without a prenuptial agreement. Michael’s prenuptial assets included an […]

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A Canadian Tax Lawyer’s Guide to the OECD BEPS Project – Tax

What is the BEPS project? Have you ever heard of the “Double Irish, Dutch Sandwich”? It is a complex tax arrangement involving a parent company and three subsidiary companies: a Dutch company and two Irish companies, one located in Ireland and the other located in a tax haven. According to the Irish Times, Google used […]

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Drug lord’s lawyer questions credibility of new Comelec commissioner

Aimee Neri, newly appointed Commissioner of Comelec. Domingo Pecayo Licuanan, Comelec MANILA – Lawyer for convicted drug lord Herbert Colanggo on Thursday questioned the credibility of new Electoral Commission (Comelec) commissioner Aimee Neri, who they claimed was a “fixer” during her time at the Department of Justice (DOJ). In an interview with ABS-CBN News, attorney […]

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Ex-DA still safe from prosecution by wrongfully charged nurses and lawyer

Filipino nurses have been criminally prosecuted for quitting their jobs But immunity from prosecution applies even to an unconstitutional prosecution, 2nd Circuit majority said The dissent said the usual immunity rules did not apply (Reuters) – A divided federal appeals court has upheld prosecutors’ victory in a civil rights lawsuit brought by 10 Filipino nurses […]

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Do I need a lawyer for my Palimony Agreement? The Supreme Court says no! | Fox Rothschild LLP

New Jersey law regarding alimony continues to evolve incrementally, as I have discussed in the past. A few years ago, I argued Maeker v. Ross in the New Jersey Supreme Court. It was the first case before the Supreme Court after the legislature passed a law, signed by Governor Corzine upon leaving office, that required […]

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– Former lawyer sentenced to 18 months for stealing from elderly clients

WISCASSET — Former attorney Anita Volpe was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison for stealing more than $1 million from three elderly and disabled clients. Judge Daniel Billings sentenced the 76-year-old Tenants Harbor woman in Lincoln County Superior Court on three counts of theft. Assistant Attorney General Leanne Robbin filed a memorandum in Knox […]

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Montana Health Department Changes Chief Counsel Qualifications, Recruits DC Attorney

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (photo by Eric Seidle/For the Daily Montanan). (Daily Montanan) When the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services dropped the requirement that its chief legal counsel be a member of the state bar, it opened the door for the Gianforte administration to hire a conservative heavyweight […]

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Animal rights lawyer launches vegan wigs in exchange for horsehair for HEMP

Crusading animal rights lawyer launches vegan court wigs by swapping horsehair for HEMP, selling them to fellow lawyers for £600 a pop Samuel March offers an alternative to traditional headdresses worn in court The hemp used in the wigs comes from the same species of plant as cannabis Unlike cannabis, hemp contains low levels of […]

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Heritage Calgary Commemorates Black Pioneer Lawyer With Plaque

Members of the University of Calgary Black Law Students Association, Heritage Calgary, the City of Calgary and the community of Sunnyside stand in front of a Heritage Calgary plaque commemorating Violet King, the first black female lawyer in Alberta, at his historic family home in Sunnyside on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022. ARYN TOOMBS/FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY […]

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I am a labor lawyer and these are your rights if you have a zero hours contract

ZERO hour work contracts have become more common in recent years, but experts warn they don’t mean you have no rights. There were over 900,000 people on zero hour contracts in the UK in 2021. 1 Seasonal workers, such as those working in hotels, often have zero-hour contractsCredit: Getty But what are your rights if […]

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Judge hits out at Trump’s lawyer for claiming he’s a ‘protected class’

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron pushed back after former President Donald Trump’s lawyer said his client was part of a ‘protected class’ and was discriminated against by the prosecutor General of New York, Letitia James. James and his team are seeking to force Trump to comply with a subpoena to answer questions under oath […]

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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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Indicted Butler County auditor will fight suspension from elective office, attorney says

BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) — There are three new developments in Butler County Auditor Roger Reynolds’ indictment following a public corruption investigation. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s office is expected to send a copy of Reynolds’ indictment to the Ohio Supreme Court “to initiate suspension proceedings against a public official who has been charged with […]

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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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Attorney L. Lin Wood Prohibits Violation of Non-Disparagement Agreement

Noted attorney L. Lin Wood had worked with respondents, and when that professional relationship ended, “the parties entered into a settlement agreement which contains the following non-disparagement clause”: Non-disparagement. LLW PC and L. Lin Wood, individually, agree not to disparage WGW…. Nothing in this provision prevents the parties from providing truthful information about each other […]

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Radcliffe Dean discusses book celebrating the life of civil rights lawyer Constance Baker Motley | News

The dean of Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, discussed the launch of her new book during a virtual event on Friday evening. Brown-Nagin’s book, “Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality,” is a biography of Constance Baker Motley, a pioneer lawyer and judge in the civil rights movement. […]

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COA upholds disbarment denial following Supreme Court remand

The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld the denial of a man’s motion to strike for a violent burglary he participated in two decades ago following a remand from the Indiana Supreme Court . The affair of Brian J. Allen v. Indiana State, 21A-XP-368, came before the COA a second time after a December 2020 dismissal […]

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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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‘Fat’ Gang Leader Tony Mokbel Continues to Fight for Freedom Amid Lawyer X Scandal

Lying bloody and helpless after a stabbing in a prison in 2019, Tony Mokbel must have thought he might actually die behind bars. But the once-feared kingpin of Melbourne’s underworld had been taken down before, and he’d never been one to go to bed without a fight. A few days before Christmas, Mokbel again proved […]

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A Tribute to Roe v. Wade Lawyer Sarah Weddington

Photo: Barry Thumma/Mike Groll (PA) Linda Coffee still has the $15 check she used to file the first lawsuit that would become Roe vs. Wade to the Supreme Court. Later, she will ask another young Texas lawyer to join the case, Sarah Weddington. “I don’t know if I really needed it, but I knew Sarah […]

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UP polls: Lawyer in Nirbhaya and Hathras cases joins BSP

Senior Supreme Court Advocate Seema Kushwaha said she joined the BSP because she is inspired by the ideals and policies of prominent Dalit personalities as well as Mayawati. ThroughHV correspondentLucknow Ahead of UP polls, Seema Kushwaha, a veteran Supreme Court lawyer who fought for justice for victims in the 2012 Nirbhaya and 2020 Hathras gang […]

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Uhuru mourns former IEBC lawyer

A lawyer who acted on behalf of the TBEN Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in the petition for the 2013 presidential election has died. According to the media, Njoroge Nani Mungai died on Friday January 14 at the Aga Khan Hospital following a long illness. Mungai was the founding partner of MMC Asafo, former Chairman […]

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Power Moves: Penn has named its new president, a lawyer and a university principal who will succeed Amy Gutmann

Power moves is a section where we retrace the comings and goings of talents across the region. Got a new hire, gig, or promotion? Email us: [email protected] University of Pennsylvania appointed a new president to replace its longest-serving president, Amy Gutman. Mr. Elizabeth Magill, a lawyer and academic in administrative and constitutional law, will succeed […]

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High Court suspends ABQ lawyer for challenging judge’s impartiality

Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal The state Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the indefinite suspension of the license of Albuquerque lawyer Victor Marshall over charges he brought against the impartiality of a former Court of Appeal judge in a major water rights case in 2009. The judges delivered their decision after hearing arguments from Marshall, […]

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Mexico’s tech-savvy energy companies for the new year, says leading industry lawyer

“Widespread uncertainty affects energy companies in Mexico on a daily basis,” said David Enríquez, senior partner at Mexico City-based law firm Goodrich, Riquelme y Asociados. Mexico GPI of NGI. “Some companies don’t even know if they will continue to exist in the next few months or if they will have a license to continue operating, […]

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Review: “The Farmer’s Lawyer”, by Sarah Vogel | Entertainment

Half-memoir, half-story of a lawyer who fought foreclosures on family farms in the 1980s. “Farmer’s Lawyer: The North Dakota Nine and the Fight to Save the Family Farm” by Sarah Vogel; Bloomsbury Editions (432 pages, $ 28) Agriculture has never been an easy job. The work is physically demanding and sometimes dangerous, the prices of […]

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Trump Eastman’s lawyer should be punished, say 1,200 lawyers

A group of lawyers have filed the third ethics complaint against Trump’s attorney John Eastman with the California Bar, alleging misconduct when he colluded with others to try to quash the results of the 2020 presidential election and keeping Donald Trump in office for a second term. John Eastman “appears to have acted in concert […]

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How to become a constitutional lawyer: career information and required skills

Pursuing a career in law is quite lucrative among students in the United States. It is a very respectable profession and one that offers you a myriad of chances to thrive and surpass yourself. Constitutional law is the broadest aspect of law and touches almost all areas of the legal system. Becoming a constitutional lawyer […]