Ghislaine Maxwell in ‘similar situation’ as Bill Cosby, lawyers say
05 July 2021 | 8:00 am
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers claimed that Bill Cosby's freedom justified dropping sex trafficking charges against her as they were both covered by nonprosecution deals.
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Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s lawyers tell a court that the prosecuting authority is guilty of a serious breach of the constitution, and therefore the judges should grant his application to stop his corruption prosecution.
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At least 10,000 lawyers have registered for the 'Facing the Future'' programme. This was disclosed in Lagos on Monday.
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Legal proceedings have been filed in Sudan to open investigations into 11 people who went missing during the deadly June repression of a protest, lawyers announce. According to doctors close to the protest movement that led to longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir's ouster, at least 127 people were killed on June 3 in a crackdown on a sit-in in the Sudanese capital.
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Guests and legal experts at the 2019 NBA conference examined the practice of law, the regulatory environment in Nigeria and the readiness of practitioners to harness technology for efficient legal service.
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The impeachment of the deputy governor of Kogi state has continued to generate mixed reactions. In this report, TVC News Senior Political Correspondent, Ayodele Ozugbakun samples the opinions of lawyers in Lagos.
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