imprisoned Iranian lawyer singled out by European bars

Amirsalar Davoudi, an imprisoned Iranian lawyer, is the winner this year of the Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize, awarded this Friday, September 23 in Bordeaux, we learned from the organization. The Warsaw Bar is named for its part “bar of the year» by this jury made up of representatives of around ten European bar associations … Read more

The San Marina shoe brand placed in receivership, announces the company’s lawyer

San Marina had claimed to suffer the backlash of the judgment of the Court of Cassation which forced, last June, the so-called non-essential traders and who had had to keep their doors closed during the confinement of spring 2020, to pay their rents. The Marseille commercial court has decided to place the San Marina shoe … Read more

why the suicide of the famous lawyer remains mysterious

On Sunday March 17, 2013, around 10 a.m., the lifeless body of Olivier Metzner was found near Boëdic, an island in the Gulf of Morbihan. The autopsy confirms that the famous Parisian lawyer committed suicide. There was “no intervention by a third party,” said Vannes prosecutor Thierry Phelippeau. In addition, a letter evoking his desire … Read more

Rugby. “We are quite zen”: Bernard Laporte’s lawyer serene despite the prison term

Tuesday, September 20, the requisitions of the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office fell, in the Laporte – Altrad trial. Three years in prison, two of which were suspended, were requested against the two men, in addition to a ban on Laporte from exercising any function in rugby for two years (a ban on managing a commercial … Read more

Mathias Pogba “contests any participation in the acts of kidnapping and extortion” reacts his lawyer

A few hours after Mathias Pogba was placed in police custody, his lawyer, Me Yassine Bouzrou, reacted to M6 and RTL. “Mathias Pogba reported to the police today to be heard“, he explained. “He strongly denies any participation in the acts of kidnapping and extortion with a weapon of which his brother Paul Pogba would … Read more

the Villemin parents “never let go” says their lawyer on RTL

38 years ago, the tragic story of little Grégory Villemin moved the whole of France. Black curls, chubby cheeks and an innocent smile, this infamous face has haunted several generations of French people. On October 16, 1984, the lifeless body of the child was found, bound hand and foot, in the freezing water near the … Read more

Alexeï Navalny says he is prohibited from private exchanges with his lawyers

Imprisoned Russian opponent Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin’s main critic, said he was deprived of confidential conversations with his lawyers, which could make it increasingly difficult for him to communicate with the outside world. In a message posted Thursday, September 8 on Twitter, the 46-year-old anti-corruption activist said he was summoned by the management of his … Read more

Egypt frees a four-year preventive lawyer for a post on “yellow vests”

Exceptional justice in Egypt on Monday July 25 ordered the release of lawyer Mohammed Ramadan, who has been in pre-trial detention for almost four years for having said that he was in solidarity with the French social movement of “yellow vests“says a human rights NGO. Mohammed Ramadan, 43, was arrested in September 2018 for posting … Read more

The administrative judge rejects a request from the lawyer of Sébastien Raoult, imprisoned in Morocco

Administrative justice rejected on Tuesday August 30 a request from the lawyer of Sébastien Raoult, a French student arrested in Morocco at the request of the United States which accuses him of cybercrime, intended to avoid his extradition across the Atlantic. During a summary release hearing on Friday, his lawyer, Me Philippe Ohayon, asked the … Read more

Trial in early 2023 of two lawyers suspected of having used a forgery at the assizes

The trial of two tenors of the Paris bar, Joseph Cohen-Sabban and Xavier Nogueras, suspected of having produced forgeries before an assize court at the end of 2018 to exonerate, in vain, the drug trafficker Robert Dawes, will be held in early 2023, decided Tuesday, August 30 the criminal court. The hearings will take place … Read more