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Colleagues pay tribute to charismatic journalist

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Nov 2023
Solicitors, barristers and even judges quietly — and often not so quietly — craved the moment Tsang’s spotlight fell on them to be featured as Lawyer of the Week ... LAWYER OF THE WEEK. Sam Fowles, who acted in ... LAWYER OF THE WEEK ... LAWYER OF THE WEEK.

Jim Dey | Time not on the side of indicted former legislator

The News-Gazette 30 Nov 2023
McCann was on the verge of entering a negotiated guilty plea in 2022, when he announced that he could not work with his court-appointed lawyer and asked for a new one ... In this country, criminal defendants have absolute rights, one of which is to act as their own lawyers ... Sam is a definite sham, both as a would-be lawyer and gubernatorial candidate.

Meyiwa trial: Lead investigator and defence set to battle out law interpretation

Eye Witness News 30 Nov 2023
Continuing the trial within a trial to determine the admissibility of confession statements for two of the accused, Brigadier Bongani Gininda will return to the stand to duke it out with one of the defence lawyers over the application of Section 219 of the Criminal Procedure Act ... Tension flares between judge, defence lawyer over cross-examination.

Senior government pleader booked for rape in Kerala

Indian Express 30 Nov 2023
An FIR under various provisions of the IPC, including sections 376 (rape), 354 (outraging modesty of a woman) and 506 (intimidation), and the Information Technology Act was lodged against the lawyer on Wednesday, November 29, police said.

IHC stays 40pc windfall tax on banks

Dawn 30 Nov 2023
The FBR lawyer argued ... However, the judge noted that the petitioner’s lawyer rightly pointed out that the interim relief was sought with respect to the SRO, which was an executive act and not legislation, and thus apparently not covered by the judgements cited by the FBR’s counsel.

Trial for ’Freedom Convoy’ organizers tackles central question: Was protest lawful?

Toronto Sun 30 Nov 2023
OTTAWA — The lawyers involved in the criminal trial of two “Freedom Convoy” organizers are finally confronting the central question of the case ... Their lawyers told court repeatedly this week that the right to peaceful assembly and free expression is protected under the Canadian Charter of Rights.

State gets HC notice on plea challenging appointment of IK Gujral varsity V-C

Hindustan Times 30 Nov 2023
The plea seeks removal of Mittal alleging that it was in gross violation of the provisions contained in the UGC regulations-2018. Acting on the plea from lawyer HC Arora, the high court bench of justice Vinod S Bhardwaj has sought response by February 12 from the V-C and departments concerned of the state governments. We're now on WhatsApp ... ....

Constitutional challenge in Indigenous lobster fishing case moving ahead this week

Moosejaw Today 30 Nov 2023
The statement asserts that the treaties were undermined by the inherent racism in the Indian Act of 1876, which created the reserve system and the removal of Mi’kmaq people from their unceded lands to "destroy our ability to sustain ourselves." ... Riley, a member of the Chippewas of the Thames near London, Ont., isn't a lawyer.

On juvenile justice in Baltimore, believe the numbers or believe your eyes?

Korea Times 30 Nov 2023
But his argument that new laws, including the new Child Interrogation Protection Act, which prohibits police from interviewing minors until they’ve talked with a lawyer about their rights, are to blame for hindering investigations — as opposed to the wide availability ...

McCarthy Claimed Trump Was ‘Not Eating’ After Leaving Office: Liz Cheney

Deccan Herald 30 Nov 2023
“He needs to go through all the stages of grief.”</p><p>That could in theory make&nbsp;McCarthy an important witness in the federal or state criminal cases against Trump, refuting any defense by the former president’s lawyers that he was acting on ...

Fears Rwanda could

The Daily Mail 30 Nov 2023
His comments came a day after Downing Street said Mr Sunak was still considering how to make sure the plan was legally watertight amid reports Government lawyers warned attempting to opt out of international rights treaties could delay flights ... But Government lawyers reportedly ...

Trial for 'Freedom Convoy' organizers tackles central question: was protest lawful?

North Shore News 29 Nov 2023
OTTAWA — The lawyers involved in the criminal trial of two "Freedom Convoy" organizers are finally confronting the central question of the case ... Their lawyers told court repeatedly this week that the right to peaceful assembly and free expression is protected under the Canadian Charter of Rights.

IHC resumes hearing Nawaz’s appeals against convictions in Avenfield, Al-Azizia references

Dawn 29 Nov 2023
He had argued that the Supreme Court had left the National Accountability Bureau with no option but to file the references, adding that the fate of the matter would not have been the same if the anti-corruption watchdog was allowed to act independently ... As the proceedings commenced, Nawaz’s lawyers came to the rostrum.

Emergencies Act included exemption for lawful protest, defence says in criminal trial

Moosejaw Today 29 Nov 2023
OTTAWA — Defence lawyers for two "Freedom Convoy" organizers continued to reinforce their position Wednesday in the central question of their criminal trial ... It was the first invocation of the Emergencies Act since it replaced the War Measures Act in 1988. Barber's lawyer, Diane Magas, read the emergency proclamation aloud to the court Wednesday ... .

It can be hard to challenge workplace discrimination, but Australian government's new bill should make ...

Phys Dot Org 29 Nov 2023
Gutierrez was the first person to win an age discrimination case in court in the roughly 20 years the federal Age Discrimination Act 2004 has existed and his situation explains why ... In the states and territories, and under the federal Fair Work Act 2009, parties mostly pay their own costs (that is, the cost of a lawyer).

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