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...
Diaspora | 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.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014
Nine Bahraini opposition activists convicted on Wednesday of various public security charges have been stripped of their citizenship, said their defence lawyer.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday July 8, 2014
The chief defence lawyer said he had finished calling witnesses to testify in the trial of Oscar Pistorius. Final arguments will be held in court on August 7 and 8.
World News | Reuters | Thursday June 26, 2014
Just weeks before her trial on phone-hacking charges was due to start, Rebekah Brooks got some crushing news: the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm learnt that her main defence lawyer could no longer represent her.
World News | Associated Press | Friday May 23, 2014
A defense lawyer for one of three Al-Jazeera journalists on trial in Egypt on terrorism charges told the judge on Thursday that some of the proceedings against his client "make no sense."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 12, 2014
Prosecutors will apply to have Oscar Pistorius committed for one month of mental evaluations after a psychiatrist today told his murder trial the Paralympian suffered from an "anxiety disorder".
World News | Associated Press | Sunday March 30, 2014
A defence lawyer says a court in Bahrain has sentenced 13 people to life in prison for attempting to kill a policeman, attacking a police car and taking part in an illegal protest.
Mumbai News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 25, 2014
A Mumbai court on Tuesday adjourned hearing in the photojournalist gang rape case till Wednesday after the defence lawyer decided to move Bombay High Court, challenging the enhanced charges against three common convicts for repeat offences.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 25, 2014
The defence in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial will open on Friday, and the athlete will "likely" take the stand, his lawyer said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 13, 2014
Oscar Pistorius's defence lawyer on Wednesday forced police to admit they had mishandled key evidence, as the Olympian battled to discredit forensics that could prove he lied about the night his girlfriend was killed.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 7, 2014
A Malaysian couple was sentenced to hang for starving their Indonesian domestic help to death, a defence lawyer said on Friday, one of a string of shocking cases spotlighting abuse of domestic helpers in the region.