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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 22, 2013
South African legal eagle Barry Roux who is defending Oscar Pistorius in his murder charge has emerged as the star of the world headline grabbing case.
Thursday February 7, 2013
Standard and Poor's has hired John Keker, one of the country's top white-collar defence attorneys, to help fight a $5 billion lawsuit brought by the US government this week.
India | Reported By Tanima Biswas | Thursday January 17, 2013
Ram Singh one of six men accused of raping and brutally murdering a 23-year-old medical student in a moving bus in Delhi last month, plans to petition the Supreme Court to move the trial out of Delhi.
India | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 10, 2013
A lawyer for three of the defendants accused of murdering and gang-raping a student in New Delhi alleged on Thursday that police used force to extract confessions.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 1, 2012
Disgraced former top Chinese politician Bi Xilai can be expected to mount a feisty defence of himself when he finally comes to trial, but a guilty verdict is not in doubt, a lawyer who had a front seat at China's last major show trial said.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 3, 2012
Defence lawyer Cristiana Arru sought to turn the spotlight on police methods during the search, drawing out several agents to say that they had not used gloves when they handled the documents, and a gold nugget and a cheque for 100,000 euros made out...
World | Associated Press | Friday September 14, 2012
A defence lawyer says a Pakistani court has granted bail to three owners of a garment factory in the southern city of Karachi where a fire this week killed 258 people.
World | Associated Press | Monday June 11, 2012
The defense lawyer for a former Goldman Sachs board member accused of insider trading notified the judge on Sunday that his client will not testify at his trial. Attorney Gary Naftalis sent a letter to Manhattan federal court judge Jed Rakoff saying ...