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Client faces retrial after lawyer admits to being ’very drunk’

Independent online (SA) 12 May 2021
While it was said the lawyer often did not arrive for the client’s trial and that the investigating officer had to go and fetch her, things came to a head on December 1 last year when she acted strangely in court ... She noticed the objection that the lawyer had raised against the ...

Live: Compilation of evidence against Agius brothers and associates continues

Independent Online 12 May 2021
Adrian Agius is charged with commissioning the murder of lawyer Carmel Chircop in 2015 ... Please refresh for updates ... 09.16 Lawyer Alfred Abela objects to having to hear such witnesses. “They are already preserved in the acts of the inquiry and I am ready to exempt them from having to testify,” he says. The lawyer dictates a note ... .

Man arraigned in station stabbing of Southborough sergeant

Metrowest Daily News 12 May 2021
Authorities allege Angus, who reportedly suffers from mental health issues, stabbed Sgt. James Deluca in the Southborough station around 10 p.m ... More ... At his arraignment last year in Westborough District Court, he acted erratically and was muted from a court Zoom call. His lawyer at the time said he was clearly suffering from mental illness ... Facebook.

In Exclusive Jailhouse Letter, Capitol Riot Defendant Explains Motives, Remains Boastful

Democratic Underground 12 May 2021
An excerpt of a letter penned by Guy Reffitt, sent to ProPublica from jail. In a letter sent from behind bars, a key defendant in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S ... 6 rioter currently in detention ... Jail, with his wife, Nicole Reffitt, acting as a relay. Guy Reffitt declined to participate in a fuller interview on the advice of his lawyer, his wife said ... .

Man charged with harassment calls Eugenie Bouchard's sister 'an untouchable symbol'

Canoe 12 May 2021
A man charged with harassing the sister of local tennis star Eugenie Bouchard through her Instagram account helped the Crown prove part of its case, a prosecutor argued on Tuesday ... Try refreshing your browser, or ... Arsenault, who is acting as his own lawyer, replied that he understood all the English messages that were posted because he wrote them ... .

Opinion: Why Samoa's Head of State does not have 'reserve powers' to revoke election results and call for new elections

RNZ 12 May 2021
The Attorney General is also likely to make the same argument, and they have indicated that they are likely to engage the services of a Queen's Counsel (a foreign lawyer whose work has been given special acknowledgement by the British Crown) to act or advise on the matter ... not as free to act as wished.".

Chandrababu Naidu booked for claims on N440K variant of virus

Indian Express 12 May 2021
Acting on a Guntur-based lawyer’s complaint, a case was registered against Naidu and others for allegedly telling reporters that the N440K variant which originated in Andhra Pradesh has a higher rate of spreading and is 10 to 15 times more dangerous than the original strain.

Fujitsu Signs Strategic Collaboration Agreement with AWS to Accelerate Digital Transformation in the Mobility Industry

Journal Online 12 May 2021
Fujitsu will train 750 AWS-certified engineers to strengthen its system development capabilities using AWS services ... (AWS), an company, to accelerate the digital transformation (DX) of the mobility industry ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... Fujitsu ... AWS ... THE Supreme Court has been asked to act in the killing of lawyers, judges, and members of the legal profession, ... .

A Spray by any Other Name: Agent Orange or Clear-cut Agent?

Dissident Voice 12 May 2021
Because with lawyers, any company can literally get away with murder ... Even this lawyer was shocked the French court had backed the companies’ defense spiel that stated they were acting on “orders” when responding to U.S ... They Have the Big Ticket Lawyers.

Australian court upholds Indian travel ban 11 May 2021
The ban has made it a criminal offence under the Biosecurity Act to try and enter Australia within 14 days of being in India ... But the court agreed with government lawyers that the Biosecurity Act prevailed over such rights if it was needed to protect the national interest.

Liberal MP questions Justice Department's legal advice on fired scientists

Moosejaw Today 11 May 2021
PHAC president Iain Stewart told the special committee on Canada-China relations that revealing details would breach the Privacy Act and jeopardize national security and an ongoing RCMP investigation ... "Lawyers are not always right and Justice lawyers are particularly, in my mind, not always right," he told the committee.

Judge to decide if Ahmaud Arbery's imperfect past is relevant

Times Free Press 11 May 2021
And a hearing this week could determine if defense lawyers can essentially put the slain Arbery on trial when the case goes before a jury ... In motions, the McMichaels' lawyers cite 10 prior "bad acts" committed by Arbery from 2013 to the weeks leading up to his killing.

Desert Road murder: 'Scout' in burial of body sentenced to prison

RNZ 11 May 2021
Yu Gaoxiang acted as a "scout" when the remains of Bao Chang or 'Ricky' Wang were buried near Desert Road and entombed in concrete in 2017 ... Crown lawyer Joanne Lee noted that Yu's efforts to conceal the murder happened "knowingly" ... However, the lawyer acting for Yu, Gary Gotlieb, described him "as a young 20-year-old, lost in this country.".

State lawyers reassure SC on ATA

Manila Standard Today 11 May 2021
State lawyers on Tuesday assured the justices of the Supreme Court that the implementation of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 will not result in the violation of the people’s fundamental human rights as enshrined in the 1987 Constitution ... The state lawyer added that the ...

No standards under anti-terror law, IRR to determine what acts are terrorism

The Philadelphia Inquirer 11 May 2021
MANILA, Philippines - Government lawyers on Tuesday admitted thatneither the Anti-Terrorism Act nor its Implementing Rules and Regulations ...