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Police officer’s wife admits to starving and beating to death immigrant domestic worker

The Independent 25 Feb 2021
The footage showed her being slapped, pushed, punched, kicked and stomped upon. Ms Murugayan has pleaded guilty to 28 charges including that of culpable homicide and, if convicted, she could face life imprisonment, reported The Straits Times. Her lawyers are seeking a jail term of 14 years stating that Ms Murugayan was suffering from depression ... ....
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150 years ago: Charlevoix’s first newspaper welcomes a new editor

Petoskey News-Review 17 Feb 2021
One hundred fifty years ago, Charlevoix Sentinel owner and local news editor Willard A ... The subject was not mentioned for Sentinel readers as Smith took aim and fired away on Feb. 11, 1871. ... H. Green, the first lawyer between Traverse City and the Straits of Mackinac and a relatively new arrival in Pine River ... That time was now ... “SALUTATORY ... . ... . ... ... ... ....
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Drug trafficker loses bid to delay impending execution

Straits Times 09 Feb 2021
The High Court yesterday dismissed a bid by a convicted Singaporean drug trafficker to delay his impending execution. Syed Suhail Syed Zin, 44, had argued that death row inmates were not being treated equally ... Suhail's lawyer, Mr M. Ravi, told The Straits Times that his client would be appealing ... .......
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High Court dismisses death row inmate's bid to delay execution on ground of unequal treatment

Straits Times 08 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - The High Court on Monday (Feb 8) dismissed a bid by a convicted Singaporean drug trafficker to delay his impending execution on the ground that death row inmates were not being treated equally ... Suhail's lawyer, Mr M. Ravi, told The Straits Times that his client would be appealing ... More on this topic. � .......
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Row over allegations that 180 000 Road Accident Fund claims remain unpaid

Independent online (SA) 29 Jan 2021
Cape Town - Lawyers and the Road Accident Fund (RAF) are at loggerheads over allegations that 180 000 claims remain unpaid, leaving victims in dire straits – a claim denied by the RAF. Personal Injury Plaintiff Lawyers Association chairperson advocate Justin Erasmus said the RAF ......
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Faces sex charges in U.S: Decision reserved on fashion king Peter Nygard's bail

North Shore News 28 Jan 2021
WINNIPEG — Peter Nygard will remain in jail for another week despite his lawyers laying out an updated bail plan for the Canadian fashion king who is facing sex trafficking and racketeering charges in the United States ... Federal lawyers questioned how Nygard would pay for the security if his finances are in the dire straits that he has said they are....
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Faces sex charges in U. S: Decision reserved on fashion king Peter Nygard's bail

North Shore News 28 Jan 2021
WINNIPEG — Peter Nygard will remain in jail for another week despite his lawyers laying out an updated bail plan for the Canadian fashion king who faces sex trafficking and racketeering charges in the United States ... Federal lawyers questioned how Nygard would pay for the security if his finances are in such dire straits as he has said....
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Decision reserved on fashion king Peter Nygard’s bail

Canoe 28 Jan 2021
WINNIPEG — Peter Nygard will remain in jail for another week despite his lawyers laying out an updated bail plan for the Canadian fashion king who faces sex trafficking and racketeering charges in the United States ... Federal lawyers questioned how Nygard would pay for the security if his finances are in such dire straits as he has said....
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'I just want to make a difference': University course aims to boost number of Indigenous lawyers

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 19 Jan 2021
There are more than 600 lawyers working in courts across the Northern Territory, but only 10 are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. A new university course is hoping to address the imbalance ... ....
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PM and govt can't be ousted while emergency is in effect, says Malaysian gazette

Straits Times 15 Jan 2021
Selayang MP Willian Leong is also gathering a group of senior lawyers to overturn the emergency in court. One of the lawyers involved told The Straits Times there was precedent from the United Kingdom, when the Supreme Court overturned in 2019 the royal assent to prorogue Parliament under the advice of Prime Minister Boris Johnson ... � .......
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Law to formalise assurances on use of TraceTogether data

Straits Times 08 Jan 2021
The legislation will be introduced in the next sitting of Parliament next month on a Certificate of Urgency, said the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO) yesterday ... Lawyer Stefanie Yuen Thio told The Straits Times that the Government was open about admitting that its original information was not completely accurate, and added ... .......
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Indonesia's top terrorist convict Abu Bakar Bashir released from prison

Straits Times 08 Jan 2021
Ms Rika Apriyanti, the Law and Human Rights Ministry spokes-man for prisons, said that Mr Bashir's family and lawyers picked him up at the Gunung Sindur prison in Bogor, West Java ... "There will be no special event (to welcome him)," Mr Hasyim Abdullah, one of the lawyers, told The Straits Times in a text message....
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14-year-old accused of murder: Case adjourned to next month

Straits Times 06 Jan 2021
One of his defence lawyers, Mr Shashi Nathan, told The Straits Times that medical, psychiatric and forensic reports linked to the case are also not ready ... The man was found injured and motionless ... He is represented by lawyers from Withers KhattarWong ... .......
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