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 | 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some crushing news: the former head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm learnt that her main defence lawyer could no longer represent her.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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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.
Cities | 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 | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 7, 2013
A court in Kuwait on Thursday sentenced two opposition activists to prison terms on charges of writing remarks on their Twitter accounts that were deemed offensive to the emir, a defence lawyer said.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday February 25, 2013
120 people have been questioned by the Cyber Police in and around Thiruvananthapuram for posting allegedly obscene Facebook posts about a woman advocate who spoke in defence of Congress leader PJ Kurien amid the furore over the Suryanelli rape case.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 23, 2013
South African Paralympic icon and murder suspect Oscar Pistorius on Saturday said he was thankful for prayers offered to his family and that of his slain girlfriend, a day after he was freed on bail.