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Stories A year after a spiritual adviser in Brooklyn's Hasidic community was convicted of sex abuse at trial, the young woman he molested is taking him to court again. The teenage victim of Nechemya Weberman is suing her imprisoned former tormentor
Now, with the exception of rare spectacles, the press and public benches are usually empty and we are all poorer for it. What thrill at the theatre or cinema compares with the excitement of attending a criminal trial, of beholding in the flesh the
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier wants a judge to put his planned defamation lawsuit against former FBI Director Louis Freeh on hold until after Spanier's criminal trial in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. In Centre County court
If that doesn't happen, in my view, the trial of the accused would be an unfair one and I will not preside over an unfair trial," he said. Solicitors, the first lawyers to speak to alleged offenders, later instruct barristers on how to present their
Jury selection began this morning in the criminal trial of Dr. Dipak Desai and nurse anesthetist Ronald Lakeman stemming from the 2007 hepatitis C outbreak. This came as Desai's lead defense lawyer, Richard Wright, asked the Nevada Supreme Court to
Justice Terence Forrest in the Supreme Court ordered on Monday that the trial be postponed until Legal Aid could provide the defendant an instructing solicitor for the duration of the trial. Justice Forrest said that the case, which involved up to 78
The murder trial was postponed on Monday after Justice Terry Forrest found the accused man would be unable to receive a fair trial unless he had an instructing solicitor for the whole trial. Justice Forrest said there would be an "inequity of arms"
Under the Victorian Criminal Procedure Act the court can order VLA to provide legal representation for defendants. The court can also adjourn a criminal trial until representation has been provided if it is satisfied the person cannot afford a lawyer
Sponsored Links The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Andrea Sneiderman's attorneys have asked a judge to postpone any depositions in the civil cases brought against her until after she stands trial in DeKalb County for conspiring to kill her husband.
Chief Justice Ian Kawaley today said the physical accommodations for criminal trials in Bermuda are disgracefully inadequate. A special sitting of the Supreme Court was held this afternoon to formerly open the legal year. Mr Kawaley spoke of the