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22 Aug
Kenya's veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga will challenge the results of this month's presidential election in the Supreme Court on Monday (August 22), his legal team said, the latest twist in a political clash that has gripped East Africa's powerhouse.
2 Aug 2022
'She hopes she could be coming home' - lawyer at US basketball star drugs trial
14 Jun 2022
US-Cambodian lawyer Theary Seng and other government critics have been sentenced to years in prison on charges of treason and incitement.
20 Apr 2022
The inaugural trial of a court established to prosecute war crimes in Central African Republic's drawn-out conflict was postponed on its first day on Tuesday when lawyers for defendants boycotted proceedings
8 Apr 2022
Nigeria will go into another general election in 2023 to elect a new president and other leaders into political positions. But what kind of leaders will Nigeria embrace or elect this time? GuardianTV engaged Dr. Toye Shobande, a Strategic Leadership Expert, lawyer, and Author.
26 Mar 2022
Kenyan lawyer Harman Grewal developed a little legal helper: an artificially intelligent lawyer called Nadia to help Kenyans access free legal advice.
22 Mar 2022
Back in June 2021, Switzerland sentenced Liberian warlord Alieu Kosiah to 20 years in prison for war crimes. Speaking to FRANCE 24, Alain Werner, a Swiss lawyer and the director of the NGO Civitas Maxima, hailed a "historic" verdict for both Liberia and Switzerland. He also shared his thoughts on international justice more broadly, almost two decades after the start of the International Criminal Court.
9 Jan 2022
Former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter talks to DW’s Brent Goff on “The Day” about former Trump advisor Steve Bannon’s refusal to testify before a Congressional committee investigating the January 6th attack on the US Capitol. Painter says a special prosecutor should look into the entire Trump White House’s role in the events, including investigating the former president himself.
21 Jul 2021
Britney Spears' lawyer says he is moving "aggressively and expeditiously" to remove the star's father from the controversial guardianship controlling her affairs. He made the comments after a very brief Los Angeles court hearing held to discuss security costs for the singer's professional conservator, who says she has received threats over the globally followed case. The lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, was appointed last week after a judge allowed the singer to choose her own representation.
13 Jul 2021
Michael Avenatti, who rose to prominence as the attorney representing Stormy Daniels in her defamation case against Donald Trump, has been jailed for 30 months for trying to extort money from sports giant Nike.
1 Jun 2021
Benjamin Briere will be sent for trial after he was charged by Iranian authorities with espionage and propaganda. His sister has pleaded with France's president to intervene.
31 Mar 2021
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears to be in good health despite two months of detention, her legal team says as diplomatic pressure on the military junta ramped up.

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