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

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

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

magistrates and lawyers denounce “a demagogic and secure communication”

Unions of magistrates and lawyers denounced on Wednesday August 24 the reaction of the Minister of Justice Éric Dupond-Moretti after a karting test at the prison of Fresnes seeing there “a demagogic and security communication dictated by the extreme right“. Organized at the end of July in the prison of Val-de-Marne, an event called “Kohlanness“, … Read more

British motorists and lawyers demonstrate against inflation

Lawyers in gowns and wigs demanding an increase in their remuneration to snail operations on the roads for the drop in fuel prices, British inflation gave rise to new demonstrations on Monday. Read alsoModerna to build RNA vaccine research and production facility in UK Historic strike last month in the UK Against a background of … Read more

Two-month ban on practicing for lawyer Emmanuel Pierrat suspected of harassment

Lawyer Emmanuel Pierrat was sentenced on Thursday, for suspicion of harassment, to a two-month ban on practicing after a disciplinary hearing with the Paris Bar Council, learned the AFP Tuesday, July 5 from a source familiar with the matter. Contacted, the lawyer did not respond immediately. His counsel, Me Jean-Didier Belot, indicated that he had … Read more

lawyers denounce the “deviation of the rule of law”

The lawyers of the ten former Italian activists who had taken refuge in France and claimed by Italy denounced on Monday July 11 a “deviation from the rule of lawafter Emmanuel Macron’s statement and the decision of the Paris public prosecutor’s office to challenge the rejection of their extradition requests. “In these cases, I never … Read more