World News | Reuters | Wednesday November 18, 2015
A Belgian fugitive suspected of taking part in the Paris attacks was stopped three times by French police as he was driven back to Brussels the following morning but allowed to carry on his way, a defence lawyer said on Tuesday.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 16, 2015
"Why had the prosecution not examined this witness in the trial court? Kamaal Khan is the best eyewitness available to the prosecution as he was present in Salman's car on September 28, 2002, when it rammed into a shop in Bandra killing one person and injuring four others," said Salman Khan's lawyer Amit Desai
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 29, 2015
"We strongly believe that the tyre, a vital piece of evidence, has been tampered with," said Salman Khan's lawyer Amit Desai. The Bombay High Court is currently hearing Mr Khan's appeal against the conviction and five-year sentence for crashing his car into a bakery in suburban Bandra on September 28, 2002
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 28, 2015
A Belgian financial executive accused of murdering his five-year-old son in Singapore was remanded today for another four weeks for further psychiatric tests.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Salman Khan's lawyer said that the impact theory was falsely created by the panch who was not at the site. In another development, Judge A R Joshi rejected the suggestion made by the prosecution lawyers S S Shinde and Purnima Kantharia that he (the Judge) may visit the mishap site at Bandra to get a feel of the place
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 22, 2015
Bollywood actor Salman Khan's lawyer today reiterated his main defence in the 2002 hit-and- run case that it was the actor's family driver Ashok Singh who was driving the car and not Mr Khan himself.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Advocate Amit Desai, Mr Khan's lawyer, argued before the Bombay High Court that the prosecution did not ask Amin Kasam Shaikh, an eye-witness, about who was driving the car when the accident took place. Mr Shaikh was also sleeping on the pavement near the accident spot in suburban Bandra, Mr Desai said
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
Salman's lawyer argued that the lower court wrongly rejected the actor's defence that it was his driver Ashok Singh and not he who was driving the car at the time of mishap
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Lalit Modi, the controversial former chairman of the Indian Premier League, today responded to the row over Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj helping him secure emergency travel papers in Britain, with a series of tweets and a detailed defence by his lawyer.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Monday June 1, 2015
The dramatic coal case saw another twist today when special judge Bharat Parashar announced in Delhi's Patiala court that he had been approached by a junior lawyer from the defence team.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 7, 2015
Lawyers seeking to spare convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty called witnesses on Wednesday who described his volunteer work with disabled children, his respect for his older brother, and his father's mental illness in the years before the attack.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
The trial of the last Indian national, out of the 25 accused from the country in the December 2013 riot case, has begun with his defence lawyer claiming "wrongful arrest" and "racial profiling" of his client.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 19, 2015
Dwelling on why it took 13 years for Ashok Singh to confess, Salman Khan's lawyer Shrikant Shivade said he got the opportunity only now
Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
"Conclude your argument by April 20 and no further time would be given either to the defence or prosecution to make more submissions," the judge said after Mr Khan's lawyer Shrikant Shivade told the court that he needed more time
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 17, 2015
Salman Khan's lawyer said that it takes 'over 30 minutes' to check a car as per guidelines
Press Trust of India | Friday April 10, 2015
Salman Khan's lawyer alleged that the "evidence had been manufactured to falsely implicate" the actor
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 2, 2015
The case relating to alleged rape by an Uber cab driver today saw another adjournment, sought by the counsel for the accused driver, in a Delhi court on the ground that the advocate was on bed rest after falling from stairs.
World News | Reuters | Thursday February 26, 2015
Criminal defence lawyer Philippa Southwell points to the thick ring binders that line her desk in a small office above a bookie's and fast food joint in south London.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 22, 2015
The last of a group of Congolese nationals accused of plotting to assassinate Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila were acquitted in a South African court, a defence lawyer and media reported on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 17, 2014
Oscar Pistorius was not a "cold-blooded killer" and should serve a community-based sentence, his defence lawyer argued on Friday in a last-ditch attempt to keep the star sprinter out of jail.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday October 17, 2014
Oscar Pistorius wept in the dock as his lawyer Barry Roux said he had already suffered enough for killing his model girlfriend, describing the Paralympian gold medalist's devastating fall from disabled icon and sporting stardom to a loathed criminal.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 15, 2014
A defense lawyer for the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden convicted on terrorism-related charges in New York federal court said on Thursday that his client should serve no more than 15 years in prison.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
Oscar Pistorius's defence lawyer said on Friday the 'cold facts' did not prove the star sprinter had intended to kill his model girlfriend, as he launched a final bid to save the "Blade Runner" from life in prison.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
In his closing argument, fiery defence lawyer Barry Roux sought to pick apart the prosecution's case that his famous client had deliberately murdered 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp after an argument in the early hours of Valentine's Day 2013.