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Syazlin Mansor to return as counsel for Adib’s family

The lawyer says the late fireman’s father asked her to continue as their lawyer.

1 in 3 female lawyers sexually harassed, report finds

A recent global survey conducted by the International Bar Association showed that one in three female attorneys have been sexually harassed at work, with half of the surveyed amount being bullied.

Wife of jailed China rights lawyer pleads to see him

Li Wenzu says no one has seen her husband ever since his arrest.

AG: Lawyer insinuated judges were corrupt in his articles

Tommy Thomas says two articles written by Arun Kasi that appeared on the Aliran website were an attack on the judiciary.

Signing Rome Statute won’t affect king and Malay rulers, says lawyer

Edmund Bon says people need not worry that the king and the Malay rulers will be affected if Malaysia signs the Rome Statute which governs the International Criminal Court.

15 years on, family of disappeared Thai lawyer ‘waiting for justice’

Prominent Muslim human rights lawyer Somchai disappeared 15 years ago when he was bundled into a car off the streets of Bangkok.

Lawyer calls for review of laws that don’t deliver justice

Abdul Rashid Ismail says the imperfections of the criminal justice system result in the poor who face the death penalty often getting the short end of the stick.

Umno lawyer to face charges over RM15 mil money laundering

The 47-year-old is expected to be charged at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court tomorrow.

Lawyer removed from tribunal on ex-EC members?

M Puravelan is said to have received a letter from Tommy Thomas relieving him as the conducting officer for the tribunal.

Detained Chinese lawyer wins Franco-German human rights award

Prior to his arrest, Yu had circulated an open letter calling for five reforms to China's constitution.

PAS mistaken, AG has no power to investigate, says lawyer

Senior lawyer Baljit Sidhu says the attorney-general only has power to institute, conduct, and prosecute and he has no power to investigate, including investigate rumours about the Agong.

Police couldn’t detain American-Kazakh duo for long, says cop in Ivana...

Faizal Abdullah, a senior investigating officer, tells court that the couple were detained for eight days following Ivana Smit’s death.

Israel police say evidence to charge Netanyahu lawyer in bribery probe

Besides David Shimron, police said the former chief of Netanyahu's office, David Sharan, is also suspected of bribery, as is the former head of the navy, Eliezer Marom.

Pakistan blasphemy lawyer says EU, UN made him leave ‘against my...

Saif-ul-Malook, who has fled to the Netherlands, said he contacted a United Nations official in Islamabad after Islamist violence erupted following the Pakistani Supreme Court's acquittal of Asia Bibi on Wednesday.

Sexual offenders must have legal counsel too, says lawyer

Salim Bashir says convictions can be set aside if the accused did not understand the nature and consequences of the offence, or if the plea of guilt was given involuntarily.

Lawyer Syed Zaid Albar is new SC chairman

The lawyer takes over from Ranjit Ajit Singh.

Ronaldo lawyers to sue Der Spiegel over ‘illegal’ report

Ronaldo's lawyer Christian Schertz says the report is "an inadmissible reporting of suspicions in the area of privacy."

Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters’ release

Clooney says the journalists' families had already submitted a request for their pardon, adding that the president can grant a pardon following consultation with Suu Kyi.

Umno files suit to claim back RM116.7 million seized in raids

Umno executive secretary Rauf Yusoh, who is suing on behalf of the party, has named five defendants that includes the raiding officer.

RM9.5 million case won’t affect my position as Najib’s lawyer, says...

Shafee Abdullah claims there are individuals who want him off the defence team of Najib Razak as they are not confident about their case against Najib.

2 top judges: It’s academic now, says govt lawyer but others...

Govt lawyer Suzana Atan maintains the appointments of Raus Sharif and Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin were constitutional.

Lawyer Shafee to be charged with money laundering, say sources

Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is expected to face four counts of money laundering charges in relation to the RM9.5 million payout received from Najib Razak.

Navy cadet’s post-mortem report already handed to his family

Perak Health Department says lawyers were not allowed to be present at meeting with doctors as it was part of hospital SOP.

Shafee: Mahathir wanted me as special prosecutor in Anwar’s sodomy appeal

The prominent lawyer also explains that the RM9.5 million from Najib to him was payment for previous cases he had handled for Umno and other BN parties.