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Rape case lawyer: Women 'especially good' at lying

MEMPHIS — An attorney defending a wealthy man in a Tennessee rape case is drawing fire for saying women can be especially good at lying.<p>“People can be very good at lying," defense lawyer Steve Farese said during closing arguments in a Memphis case Thursday. "Women can be especially good at it …

Shelby

David Dao Versus United: What Does The Airline Contract Say?

America is closely watching the lawsuit that attorneys for the “re-accommodated” United passenger, Dr. David Dao, said they will file. Can Dao win the lawsuit?<p>United’s liability would depend on what its contract with the passenger says. This is a document that no person in his or her right mind has …

Flying

Will Jeff Sessions Police the Police?

Sessions has expressed disdain not only for consent decrees but for the very idea that police departments can be systemically flawed.<p>The dismay that the neophytes in the Trump Administration elicit tends to follow three stages: alarm at what they say, shock at what they do, and outrage at what they …

Obama White House Lawyer: Trump Must Address Airstrike Legality

The Trump Administration has not set out in clear terms the legal grounds under domestic and international law for the missile strikes against Syria. …

Judge punished for offering to pay child abuse victim’s court fine

A judge has been disciplined for offering to pay a court fine for a teenage girl who stabbed her paedophile abuser.<p>Judge Jonathan Durham Hall QC …

How Gorsuch can transform the Supreme Court

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Neil Gorsuch takes his seat on the Supreme Court he will be warmly received by his eight new colleagues who have toiled away on a short staffed bench for more than a year.<p>There are plenty of cases that have piled up ready for his review and his may be the deciding vote.<p>As he faces hot …

Same-sex Marriage

Were Trump's missile strikes illegal?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the next few days, President Trump's order to send 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles to attack Syria's Shayrat airfield will be both praised and criticized.<p>The order might also be called illegal.<p>In fairness, a President's authority to fire some cruise missiles into another country without …

Armed Forces

Dealing With Difficult Opposing Counsel: How To Keep Your Cool When Negotiations Get Heated

Does your heart sink when an email lands in your inbox from opposing counsel? You’re not alone. Most of my clients who have to interact with opposing …

Seeking the roots of lawsuit abuse

Regarding the March 10 front-page article “House GOP quietly advances revisions to tort law”:<p>It is time to stop simply defining the debate over legal reform as being between slamming closed the courthouse doors and so-called frivolous lawsuits. There are ample, specific and indefensible cases of …

Class Action

Law school says it didn't inform Gorsuch of complaint

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The University of Colorado Law School did not inform Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch of a complaint filed against him last year for his conduct in a class he teaches, the law school dean said Monday.<p>Allegations surfaced over the weekend that Gorsuch suggested in a law class …

Senate Judiciary Committee

Neil Gorsuch’s “natural law” philosophy is a long way from Justice Scalia’s originalism

When Antonin Scalia’s death was announced, Neil Gorsuch was on the ski slope. Checking his phone halfway down the hill, tears welled up as he read the news, he has said. According to Gorsuch, who is President Trump’s nominee to replace Scalia on the Supreme Court, Scalia was “a lion of the law” …

Law

Top 6 iPhone Apps for Attorneys

Lawyers are always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to be more productive, make their clients happier, and improve their bottom line. More …

Trump calls 9th Circuit Court decision 'disgraceful'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision against reinstating his refugee and …

Donald Trump

Thoughts on the appellate court ruling against Trump’s immigration order

The Ninth Circuit federal Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling against President Trump’s executive order barring refugees and migrants from seven Muslim-majority nations. The decision is not a final ruling on the legality of Trump’s order. All it does is deny the administration’s motion to …

U.S. Federal Courts

Αναλυτικά η απόφαση του Κακουργιοδικείου για την υπόθεση Ρίκκου

<b>Λευκωσία</b>: Πολύσελιδο είναι το έγγραφο της απόφασης του Κακουργιοδικείου, το οποίο χθες σε μαραθώνια του διαδικασία έκρινε ένοχους τους Ρίκκο …

Όλοι ένοχοι στην υπόθεση Ερωτοκρίτου

<b>Λευκωσία:</b> Ένοχους βρήκε το Μόνιμο Κακουργιοδικείο Λευκωσίας τον τέως Βοηθό Γενικό Εισαγγελέα Ρίκκο Ερωτοκρίτου, τους δικηγόρους Ανδρέα Κυπρίζογλου …

IRON FX - Documentary by a BBC reporter HD

Britain will try to negotiate amicable EU divorce - Brexit paper | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will do its utmost to negotiate a divorce deal with the European Union that is mutually beneficial, Brexit minister David Davis said on Thursday, setting out the government’s strategy in an official policy document.<p>An illustration shows the white paper setting out …

United Kingdom

Oι LAW FIRMS της Αθήνας και τα 110 δις των προβληματικών δανείων - Κουρδιστό Πορτοκάλι

Σε ετοιμότητα για την πίτα <b>των 110 δισ.ευρώ προβληματικών δανείων βρίσκονται μεταξύ άλλων</b> και μεγάλα <b>δικηγορικά γραφεία της Αθήνας αφού οι δουλειές που</b> …

Turkey coup attempt: UN demands release of Rwanda case judge

<b>A UN legal body has ordered that Turkey release a judge detained in the aftermath of last year's failed coup attempt.</b><p>Aydin Sefa Akay is part of a panel of UN judges reviewing the case of a former Rwandan minister convicted of involvement in the 1994 genocide.<p>The UN's Mechanism for International …

North Africa

Legendary litigators share their advice on crafting your best opening statement

• Home<br>• In-Depth Reporting<br>• Legendary litigators share their advice on…<p>Advocacy<p>Philip Beck. Photographs Courtesy of the Authors.<p>After months of …

Γ. Εισαγγελέας: Ενδεχόμενο έφεσης για την υπόθεση αποζημίωσης €3 εκατ. για ιατρική αμέλεια

<b>Λευκωσία:</b> Το ενδεχόμενο καταχώρησης έφεσης στο Ανώτατο Δικαστήριο εξετάζει η Νομική Υπηρεσία σε σχέση με την απόφαση Δικαστηρίου να επιδικάσει …

Ο Γενικός Εισαγγελέας δεν μπορεί να καταστεί υπόλογος σε κάθε ιδιώτη

<b>Λευκωσία:</b> Το Ανώτατο Δικαστικό Συμβούλιο, το οποίο απαρτίζετο από 11 Δικαστές του Ανωτάτου Δικαστηρίου, με απόφαση του απέρριψε αίτηση την οποία είχε …

European judges uphold UK right to impose whole-life jail sentences

Judges in Strasbourg reject claim by convicted killer that his sentence amounts to inhuman and degrading treatment<p>European human rights judges have confirmed the right of British courts to impose “life must mean life” sentences in the most heinous cases of murder.<p>The ruling by the European court of …

Crime

UK terrorism law incompatible with human rights, court rules in Miranda case

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the UK's anti-terrorism laws are incompatible with fundamental human rights because they "do not afford effective …

Amal Clooney slammed by Azerbaijan for taking on human rights case

An obscure legal case in the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan is leaping into the headlines. And it's mainly because Amal Clooney has gotten involved.<p>In fact, she has become the target of personal attacks by Azerbaijan's government-controlled media.<p>Amal Clooney is a very successful British …

London's best new house extensions revealed in Don't Move, Improve! 2016 awards

A south London residence updated with new living spaces, custom-built furniture and a two-storey lightwell has been named winner in a competition to …