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Rayer drops client in Penang IC racket case

Lawyer says he wants to stop unnecessary slander against Pakatan Harapan and DAP by dropping his client.

Lawyer charged with obstructing cops freed

Port Dickson Magistrate's Court grants a discharge and orders lawyer's RM500 bail be returned to him.

Goldman Sachs appoints lawyer to observe Najib’s 1MDB trial

The US bank will be represented by local lawyer Chetan Jethwani.

Shafee wins bid to set aside AG’s contempt proceedings against him

High Court judge Mohd Firuz Jaffril says Attorney-General Tommy Thomas’s application to initiate contempt proceedings against Shafee Abdullah is lacking in particulars on the charges.

Drop charges against lawyer representing client, AG urged

Lawyer M Manoharan says he will bring a civil suit against the public prosecutor unless charges of obstructing police in carrying out their investigations are dropped against a fellow lawyer representing a domestic violence victim.

Jailed China rights lawyer allowed to see wife after 4 years

Wang Quanzhang’s wife says her husband’s health has deteriorated during the long incarceration, noting that he had lost so much weight.

Lawyer lodges report claiming sexual assault by colleague

She says she told the man to stay away from her, but that he ignored her warnings and became aggressive.

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."