Saturday, 1st April 2023

Ghislaine Maxwell in ‘similar situation’ as Bill Cosby, lawyers say

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.


31 Jan 2019
Zimbabwe's lawyers march for rule of law to be respected after arrests.
26 Mar 2019
: Illinois prosecutors on Tuesday (March 26) dropped charges that accused "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett of staging a phony hate crime attack to gain publicity, his attorneys said in a statement.
9 May 2019
President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has warned lawyers against making a public analysis of court proceedings in the media. She said this during the inauguration of the Presidential Election Tribunal which held on Wednesday, at the court of Appeal.
21 May 2019
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.
28 Jul 2019
At least 10,000 lawyers have registered for the 'Facing the Future'' programme. This was disclosed in Lagos on Monday.
11 Aug 2019
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.
30 Aug 2019
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.
21 Nov 2019
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.
21 Jan 2020
In their initial response, the US president's lawyers have described the impeachment of Trump as a "dangerous attack" for democracy. But House managers called the case as a simple one, saying: "Facts are indisputable."
5 Mar 2020
Nigerian Lawyers reacts to Supreme Court ruling on Ihedioha
24 Mar 2020
Covid-19: How Nigerian lawyers, judiciary are taking precautionary measures
17 Aug 2020
Divine Umukoro says police slashed her tires, slapped her and threatened her for breaking Lagos state's curfew - and also declining to pay a bribe. She found help in a Nigerian non-profit firm that defends people like her from alleged police brutality during the country's coronavirus lockdown. Nneka Chile reports.