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New Law to Expand Legal Aid for Earthquake Victims (May 07, 2012) by Sayuri Umeda
After the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, many people in the Tohoku region of Japan have faced various legal problems, such ...
Proposed Tightening of Supervision over Legal Profession (March 26, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin
The Cabinet of the Dutch government has put forward a legislative proposal on the creation of an independent Supervisory Board to ...
Federal Supreme Courts Rules on Bar Exam (November 03, 2011) by Eduardo Soares
On October 26, 2011, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court ruled that passage of the Brazilian Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados do ...
Legal Aid Law Passed (October 07, 2011) by Constance Johnson
On October 4, 2011, Indonesia's House of Representatives passed a new law on legal aid (Undang-undang tentang Bantuan Hukum [Law ...
Government Institutions in Dispute over Right of Foreigners to Practice Law in Ethiopia (April 26, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom
It was reported on April 23, 2011, that two Ethiopian government institutions are in disagreement over whether foreign attorneys of Ethiopian ...
Attorney-Client Privilege and Telephone Conversations (September 08, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin
It was indicated in a letter from the Netherlands Minister of Justice to the Lower House of the Dutch Parliament, released ...
Human Rights Lawyers Disbarred (May 11, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin
On May 7, 2010, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Justice (BMBJ) revoked the licenses of two Chinese human rights lawyers, Liu ...
Free Legal Aid for Detainees (May 03, 2010) by Constance Johnson
On April 28, 2010, a meeting was held in Amman, Jordan, to review the United Nations program to provide legal assistance ...
Jurisdiction: Iraq / United Nations
Legal Profession Developing (February 18, 2010) by Constance Johnson
The legal profession has grown in China in the last few years. According to Ministry of Justice statistics for 2009, there ...
Supreme Court Addresses Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Death Penalty Case (December 17, 2009) by Luis Acosta
The United States Supreme Court has overturned a convicted murderer's death sentence, ruling that his counsel's failure to investigate the defendant's ...
Jurisdiction: United States
Appellate Court Affirms Restrictions on Federally Funded Legal Aid Organizations (December 14, 2009) by John Cannan
A federal appellate court has ruled that the First Amendment to the United States Constitution permits restricting government-funded legal aid organizations ...
Jurisdiction: United States
New Measures on Certificates of Practice for Lawyers (October 23, 2009) by Constance Johnson
China's Ministry of Justice promulgated measures on September 21, 2009, designed to regulate the way in which certificates of practice are ...
New Regulations on Lawyers Suspended After Bar Associations Object (September 10, 2009) by Gholam Vafai
The Bar Associations of Tehran and of all provincial cities in Iran unanimously and strenuously objected to new regulations recently recommended ...
Threats to Lawyers Raise Concerns (July 07, 2009) by Constance Johnson
On July 1, 2009, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Leandro Despouy, expressed concern about a ...
Jurisdiction: Cambodia / United Nations
Public Defender Service (June 30, 2009) by Dario Ferreira
On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the ...
Foreign Legal Consultants Law (May 01, 2009) by Sayuri Umeda
The Foreign Legal Consultants Law was promulgated in South Korea on March 25, 2009 (Act No. 9524). Under the Law, foreign ...
Jurisdiction: South Korea
Legal Aid Law (April 28, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom
It was reported on April 21, 2009, that Cameroonian President Paul Biya had enacted a new law on legal aid. This ...
Language Requirements for Barristers Changed (February 17, 2009) by Stephen Clarke
Prior to 2008, in order to become a barrister in Ireland, a person had to pass an examination to prove that ...
Expansion of Rights to Practice Law Recommended (February 13, 2009) by George Sadek
On January 27, 2009, Qatar's Shura Council, an appointed body that evaluates proposed legislation, reviewed new amendments to article 4 of ...
Violation of an Attorney's Rights Will Soon Be Criminalized (July 02, 2008) by Eduardo Soares
On May 20, 2008, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved a proposal for a law that defines the crime of infringement ...
Last updated: May 07, 2012