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some crushing news: the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm learnt that her main defence lawyer could no longer represent her.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.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Tuesday November 26, 2013
In the murder trial of 13-year-old Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj, a case that has gripped the nation for over five years, the quantum of sentence was delivered today. On Monday the CBI court had delivered a guilty verdict to the parents, Ra...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 23, 2013
Authorities in northwest Pakistan have charged the doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden with murder and fraud, officials and a defence lawyer said on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 14, 2013
Victims' rights advocates in New Zealand on Thursday condemned a defence lawyer who told a rape victim she should have "closed her legs" if she wanted to avoid having sex.
Ghaziabad News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 25, 2013
The lawyer of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar today said that the couple was framed in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder and the entire case was turned against them by CBI.
Delhi News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 18, 2013
The Defence lawyer in Delhi gang-rape case AP Singh has been asked by Bar Council of Delhi to explain his remarks that he would burn his daughter alive if she had premarital sex.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 22, 2013
A Pakistani court hearing the case of seven men, including LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, charged with involvement in the Mumbai attacks has adjourned the hearing for six weeks, a defence lawyer said on Monday.
World News | Benjamin Weiser, The New York Times | Monday July 15, 2013
When the man appeared before a federal judge in Manhattan to be sentenced in a drug case, he had a lawyer by his side, supporters in the courtroom and letters attesting to his character. Only one thing was missing: his true identity.
World News | Associated Press | Monday June 3, 2013
Silvio Berlusconi's defense says the former premier was "convinced" that a Moroccan teen at the center of a sex scandal was related to the former Egyptian president.
Ghaziabad News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 4, 2013
A court trying the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case on Saturday rejected the defence counsel's request to summon the then CBI joint director Arun Kumar and 12 other witnesses included in the original list but not brought to depose, the lawyer said.