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

Éric Dupond-Moretti sent back to trial, his lawyers appeal

The Keeper of the Seals is accused of having taken advantage of his position to settle scores with magistrates whom he had opposed when he was a lawyer. A first for a Keeper of the Seals in office: the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR) on Monday ordered a trial against Eric Dupond-Moretti, accused … 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

who was this famous lawyer who ended his life on his island?

Between Olivier Metzner and Alexandre Despallières, can we speak of a love story? In love, it takes two. In this story, Olivier Metzner is alone. But he doesn’t know it yet. At that time, Olivier Metzner was everywhere, but loved by no one, and he did nothing to be so. Because it’s true, he is … Read more

The Lyon Bar Association asks Éric Dupond-Moretti to put an end to prison overcrowding

This is a motion that was recently adopted by the Council of the Bar Association of Lyon. Under the presidency of the Bâtonnière Marie-Josèphe Laurent, its members wished to question the Minister of Justice, Éric Dupond-Moretti. Regretting that in France, 71,819 people are detained while prison establishments have only 60,719 places combined, the motion asks … Read more

Fabrice Di Vizio summoned before the council of the Paris Bar Association

The lawyer, who became known during the movement of “yellow vests” and for his defense of antivax, incurs a sanction ranging from reprimand to radiation, or even a ban on practicing. The antivax lawyer is in the hot seat. Fabrice Di Vizio was summoned this Tuesday, September 27 at 9 a.m. by the Paris Bar … 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

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

husband’s lawyers demand his release under electronic bracelet

A feasibility study is underway to determine if Cédric Jubillar could come out of isolation. After 15 months in pre-trial detention, Cédric Jubillar, the husband of Delphine Jubillar, a young Tarn nurse who disappeared on December 15, 2020, could be released under an electronic bracelet, indicated to the Figaro one of the detainee’s lawyers, confirming … Read more