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Lawyer at the centre of $5million-dollar scandal sues General Legal Council

Ghana Web 03 Aug 2021
•Lawyer Kwasi Afrifa has sued the General Legal Council ... Lawyer Kwasi Afrifa, the counsel for Ogyeedom Obranu Kwasi ... Ogyeedom detailed in his petition that Kwasi Afriyie whiles acting as his lawyer requested $100,000 for ‘ways and means’ in order to get a favourable ruling for him.

Man charged with killing Massachusetts officer faces trial

Boston Herald 03 Aug 2021
Latanowich’s lawyer, Joseph Krowski, asked for a change of venue given that most of the potential jurors appeared to be familiar with the case, but his motion was denied. The defense lawyer has said that Latanowich acted in self-defense ....

Postmates brings mass arbitration to SCOTUS, sort of

Reuters 03 Aug 2021
Supreme Court petition filed last week by the delivery service Postmates LLC, which wants the justices to decide whether mandatory arbitration provisions in the company’s contracts with its couriers encompass claims brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act ... Before joining Reuters, she was a writer and editor at The American Lawyer.

Saudi Arabia: COVID-19 vaccine hesitants risk sacking

Gulf News 02 Aug 2021
COVID-19 vaccine hesitants in Saudi Arabia now risk summary dismissal for committing an act of gross misconduct, with the government barring unvaccinated employees from entering private and public offices, a lawyer said ... offence,” Haya Al Razzouk, a lawyer and legal advisor, said.

RNZ challenges media ban in police shooting of Shargin Stephens

RNZ 02 Aug 2021
Lawyers acting for the public broadcaster have filed papers in the Hamilton High Court asking judges to review a prohibition order by Coroner JP Ryan ... The gagging order bans reporting of all evidence in the coronial inquiry into Stephens' death ... The coroner banned reporting under section 74 of the Coroners Act ... .

Canberra driver accused of running down three police officers will fight attempted murder charges

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 02 Aug 2021
Lawyers for a Canberra man accused of driving into three ACT police officers near the National Arboretum, say he will fight most of the charges against him ... .

Assin North MP 'fights' High Court ruling

Ghana Web 02 Aug 2021
In the six-paged document, the complainant, through his Lawyers, noted that section 1 (2) of the Evidence Act 323 “makes the determination of foreign law (in this case, Canadian law pertaining to owing allegiance to Canada) a question of fact to be proven by leading evidence ... An Order setting aside the judgement of the High Court ... .

Communists amass P5.4b from foreign, local donors — NICA

Manila Standard Today 02 Aug 2021
We will hold them liable,” Monteagudo said, referring to the new Anti-Terrorism Act and Republic Act 10168 that defines the act of financing terrorism as a crime and providing penalties to the violators. Meanwhile, lawyer Emet Manantan, Deputy Director and Head of Financial ...

EU sanctions Nicaragua’s first lady and vice-president over human rights violations

The Observer 02 Aug 2021
Read more ... Most of those arrested in the crackdown are being held incommunicado, at undisclosed locations and with no access to lawyers. Murillo, 70, plays a central role in Ortega’s government, acting as de facto chief of staff, the main spokesperson and a micromanager whose approval is needed for every ministerial interview or policy draft ... .

BitLife: How to Steal a Car | Game Rant

Game Rant 02 Aug 2021
In BitLife, players can become whatever they want to by utilizing the vast amount of opportunities the game offers ... There are many options at the player's disposal for big payouts in BitLife ... RELATED. BitLife ... With that said, if the odds aren't in the player's favor and they are caught in the act, they should try to get a good lawyer ... MORE.

Philadelphia man convicted of murder is freed by evidence that was on file for more ...

The Philadelphia Tribune 02 Aug 2021
The killing of 'Tony' Heo ... The crime went unsolved for years and Crosland did not become a suspect until 1987, according to his lawyer, Claudia Flores ... I never came back ... He maintained his innocence while in prison and filed multiple petitions, acting as his own lawyer, which he says he learned to do while studying law books in the prison's library.

‘Calculated lie’: Depp has rare victory over ex-wife in $7m divorce charity pledge

Irish Independent 01 Aug 2021
However, Depp's lawyer Andrew Caldecott has argued that the promised donation was "a calculated and manipulative lie" that "tipped the scales against Mr Depp from the very beginning" ... Depp's lawyer said that the Pirates of the Caribbean star was "most gratified" by the court's decision.

Critical Race Theory, revisited - can we at least stipulate to the facts of our history? Taru Taylor

Cleveland 01 Aug 2021
CLEVELAND -- Critical race theory stipulates to the facts of American history. Facts which include U.S. genocide of American Indians, enslavement of Black Americans, the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, and forced internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Lawyers stipulate, or agree upon, certain facts relevant to their case ... After Brown v ... .

Murdered women: A history of ‘honour’ crimes

Al Jazeera 01 Aug 2021
The real reason for these heinous acts, she argued, was that male priests were afraid of losing power ... If a man caught his wife in the act of adultery and killed her, he was excused by law, Black wrote ... “Women adulterers cause a great threat to our society because they are the main reason that such acts [of adultery] happen.

Boris Johnson ‘damaging faith in rule of law’, says Roddy Dunlop QC

The Times/The Sunday Times 31 Jul 2021
“For a PM to suggest criminal justice lawyers are acting contrary to the public interest is baseless, vacuous and offensive.

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