BBC News 24
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MPs say cases should only proceed if new evidence is uncovered. It is wrong that our veterans are sitting at home, wondering if perhaps a third or fourth investigation is now going to take place into their case simply because some hot, fast-thinking, make-a-quick-buck human rights lawyer in Belfast thinks it is a good idea to reopen this case.
BBC News 24
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This House should be urging a rethink on this whole project. This House should be saying, not in our name. Lord Pannick is the lawyer who led the Brexit case against the Government in the Supreme Court. It's for us to scrutinise a bill enormous importance to the future of this country.
BBC Parliament
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MPs say cases should only proceed if new evidence is uncovered. It is wrong that our veterans are sitting at home, wondering if perhaps a third or fourth investigation is now going to take place into their case simply because some hot, fast-thinking, make-a-quick-buck human rights lawyer in Belfast thinks it is a good idea to reopen this case. A fortnight ago, the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn sprang a surprise on Theresa May at Prime Minister's Questions. He read out leaked text messages which - he said - indicated the Government had offered Surrey County Council a special deal to fund social care. His remarks were widely reported and the Department for Local Government spent that day rejecting the assertions.
BBC Parliament
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This House should be urging a rethink on this whole project. This House should be saying, not in our name. Lord Pannick is the lawyer who led the Brexit case against the Government in the Supreme Court. It's for us to scrutinise a bill enormous importance to the future of this country. And I think that this bill requires amendment and it requires amendment in particular to ensure parliamentary sovereignty as the process of withdrawal occurs over the next two years.
Daily Mail - Home
14 hours
It was human rights lawyer Amal who claimed the spotlight courtesy of her growing baby bump as she greeted photographers shortly before making her way inside
OK!
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Amal Clooney has debuted her baby bump after revealing that she's expecting twins with husband George [Reuters ] Renowned human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has debuted her baby bump for the first time after it was revealed that she’s pregnant with twins. Amal, 39, and actor George, 55, looked picture perfect as they walked the red carpet at the 42nd Cesar Awards Ceremony in Paris, France on Friday. The couple, who tied the knot in 2014, put on a romantic display as they oozed glamour ...
Daily Mail - USA
15 hours
It was human rights lawyer Amal who claimed the spotlight courtesy of her growing baby bump as she greeted photographers shortly before making her way inside
RT America
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Channel 4
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But it also marks a pivotal moment for this country, is this really the sort of place where political dissenters are thrown in jail? And this is the lawyer who led the campaign to put her there. Gosh, there is Hitler. Yes, don't mind that, I am not a Nazi, not by a long shot.
The Hill
16 hours
OPINION | Lawyers are essential today to the defense of our rights, the pursuit of justice, and the preservation of our Republic.
Washington Free Beacon
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MintPress News
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If you enter the U.S. illegally, there's a provision in law … that authorizes the department to put that person back into Mexico, a DHS official, who also requested anonymity, said. Several immigration law experts said they had simply never heard or seen cases where this statute had been deployed. Jonathan Montag, a San Diego-based immigration lawyer who has written legal analyses about the statute, said he had only seen it used in a radically different scenario: to send to Mexico citizens of that country who had obtained green cards but were later convicted of crimes in the U.S. I think everyone knows that all countries get the permission of other countries before depositing deportees, said Montag. How much ‘toughness mileage' they get while this percolates and before they clarify is the Trumpian unknown here.
Radar Online
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A judge will allow only one additional accuser testify at Bill Cosby s sexual assault trial, RadarOnline.com has learned. The ruling, on Friday morning, blocks prosecutors from calling upon 12 other women as prior bad act witnesses . As Radar readers know, former Temple University employee Andrea Constand accused Cosby of drugging and molesting her near her Philadelphia home in 2004. PHOTOS: Where’s Tarek? Christina Spotted AtScamSeminar After Explosive Divorce Filing When the case was reopened in 2015 , it was also revealed that Cosby confessed to giving women Quaaludes before having sexual encounters with them in depositions taken in 2005 and 2006, during Constand’s original lawsuit. At the time, DA Bruce Castor promised not to criminally prosecute Cosby. When you got the Quaaludes, was it in your mind that you were going to use these Quaaludes for young women that you wanted to have sex with? Constand’s lawyer at the time, Dolores Troiani , asked Cosby during the 2005 trial.
Breitbart News
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A man who burned the Islamic holy book in his backyard has been charged with blasphemy, in a move his lawyer speculates was driven by fear of Muslim extremists. The attempted prosecution is the first of its kind in nearly 50 years. The 42-year-old man from Jutland uploaded video footage of a Quran being lit on fire, which he posted to a Facebook group calledYes to freedom – no to Islam’ in December last year. “It is the prosecutions view that circumstances involving the burning of holy books such as the Bible and the Quran can, in certain cases, be a violation of the blasphemy clause, which covers public scorn or mockery of religion,” said chief prosecutor Jan Reckendorff in a statement. “It is our opinion that the circumstances of this case mean it should be prosecuted so the courts now have an opportunity to take a position on the matter.
Daily Mail - Australia
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Daily Express
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MARINE Le Pen refused to attend a summons for questioning by police over allegations that she made illegal EU payments to her staff, her lawyer said today.
Sky News
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Interesting to see if he addresses the matter of the by-election. Let us go to Jeremy Corbyn. It is hard work but I know you're going to get there and will be great lawyer standing up for justice and civil liberties. The speech you gave about the importance of working closely together, a message we fully understand, fully get, and we appreciate the way in which you have read the party of European Socialists and it is an absolute pleasure to work with you.
ABC News - South Australia
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A lawyer for an Adelaide mother who was high on methylamphetamine when she caused the death of her four-year-old daughter in a freeway crash asks a sentencing judge for "mercy and compassion".
TIME - Top Stories
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Joshua Block, the American Civil Liberties Union lawyer who is representing Grimm, said the administration's actions have created confusion and only underscore the need for the Supreme Court to bring some clarity here. Some strategic considerations may be at work as well. The outcome is likely to divide the liberal and conservative justices. The four liberal justices would need Justice Anthony Kennedy's vote to form a majority. It's not clear he's with them. Back in August, five justices voted to block the 4th circuit ruling ordering the school district to allow Grimm to use the boys' restroom, at least until the high court finished its review of the case. At the time, Justice Stephen Breyer said he was providing the necessary fifth, majority-making vote as a courtesy to Kennedy and the other more conservative justices. It is impossible to know whether the court was spurred to act in August because of its concern about when courts should rely on agencies' interpretations of laws and regulations, or the larger issue of Title IX protections.
Daily Mail - News
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Voice Of America
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S. citizen of Iraqi descent. Shakir, a Stanford-educated lawyer, has also done work on human rights in Egypt, Pakistan and at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, according to his biography. The New York-based group monitors human rights in over 90 countries, including nations throughout the Middle East. It said it has direct access to most of these countries, but said a small number of them, including Cuba, Egypt, Iran, North Korea, Uzbekistan and Venezuela, have blocked access to its staff. “The denial letter came as a shock, given that we have had regular access to Israel and the West Bank for nearly three decades and regularly engage Israeli authorities,” Shakir said in an email. “Branding us as propagandists and fake human rights advocates puts Israel in the company of heavily repressive states like North Korea, Iran and Sudan that have blocked access for Human Rights Watch staff members.
The Sun Daily
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SEREMBAN: A former senior officer with the local authority here who was detained for alleged corruption and misuse of power was released yesterday on Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission bail. The matter was confirmed by the man's lawyer Datuk Hanif Hassan. "The suspect was released yesterday on RM15,000 bail. No date has been fixed yet to charge him in court," he said when contacted today. The suspect with a 'Datuk' title was detained by MACC on Feb 13. Two contractors who were earlier detained in connection with the case were released on Monday on MACC bail. — Bernama
CNN
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The setting was a Manhattan restaurant, and after 25 minutes what allegedly emerged was a pro-Russian peace plan for Ukraine that its author believes may have ended up in the White House.
South China Morning Post
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Australia is being sued for US$80 million in Jakarta over claims it held juvenile Indonesian people smuggling suspects in adult prisons or for long periods in immigration detention, a lawyer said on Friday. They had violated the law because they came to Australia illegally, but because they were minors they should not have been jailed in adult prisons Lawyer Lisa Hiariej The class-action lawsuit was launched on Thursday at a court in the capital on behalf of 115 Indonesians allegedly detained...