a lawyer gives the Hitler salute in the middle of the hearing of the Golden Dawn trial

The lawyer of an MEP and ex-executive of the neo-Nazi Greek party Golden Dawn made the Hitler salute on Friday October 7 in the middle of the hearing of the appeal trial of the leaders of this formation, according to judicial sources at AFP. Known for his anti-Semitic and far-right positions, Konstantinos Plevris, who is … Read more

Lawyer and essayist Daniel Soulez Larivière dies

The lawyer ofcrises and disasters“and figure of the judicial world Daniel Soulez Larivière died Friday at the age of 80, we learned from the Paris Bar Association. “He had an accidental fall. This is brutal news. He was a very great lawyer and it is a great loss for the bar and the profession.“, declared … Read more

authorities deny tycoon Jimmy Lai the right to a British lawyer

Hong Kong’s executive has denied imprisoned media mogul Jimmy Lai the right to be represented by a British lawyer during his upcoming trial, it was learned on Friday (September 30th) from a court. Jimmy Lai and executives of Apple Daily, a newspaper critical of Chinese power that was forced to close, are being sued for … Read more

his donors pay more than a million dollars to pay his lawyers

Buried under the lawsuits, Donald Trump received significant financial aid from his supporters to face American justice. New lawsuits, this time for tax evasion, have just been announced by the New York State Attorney General. Lawsuits against Donald Trump continue to multiply in the United States. After the search carried out by the FBI in … Read more

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

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

Imam Iquioussen’s lawyer threatened with death: an open investigation

An investigation was opened after the complaint of lawyer Lucie Simon, the target of numerous messages of threats and insults since she defended Imam Hassan Iquioussen, whom the Minister of the Interior wishes to expel, indicated Thursday 25 August the Paris prosecutor’s office requested by AFP. The investigation, opened in particular for death threats or … Read more