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Restrictions on Fees for Handling Holocaust Survivors' Claims Constitutional (July 22, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On July 9, 2015, Israel's Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, rejected a petition filed by ...

Topic: Constitution; Judiciary; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Israel

Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced (January 15, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On January 13, 2015, prominent human rights lawyer Sukhrat Kudratov was sentenced to nine years in ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Human rights and civil liberties; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Tajikistan

Human Rights Activist Sentenced to Four Years in Prison (December 04, 2014) by Issam Saliba

On November 27, 2014, the appellate court in the city of Agadir, Morocco, sentenced the Western ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Lawyers and legal services; Human rights and civil liberties
Jurisdiction: Morocco

Women Not Allowed to Perform Notary Duties (November 14, 2014) by Issam Saliba

Notaries public in Saudi Arabia are public employees under the Ministry of Justice, in accordance with ...

Topic: Islamic law; Judicial powers; Lawyers and legal services; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

New Law on State Attorneys (November 04, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On October 14, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's legislature, adopted the Law on the Procuracy. (

Topic: Constitution; Crime and law enforcement; Government; Judiciary; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

Anti-Money Laundering Law Amended (October 07, 2014) by Ruth Levush

On July 30, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition on Money Laundering (Amendment No. ...

Topic: Accounting and auditing; Lawyers and legal services; Money laundering
Jurisdiction: Israel

Other Professionals Expand Practice Areas, Lawyers Displeased (September 17, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda

Although the total number of lawyers (bengoshi) who can represent clients in the courts is small ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Japan

Human Rights Lawyer Convicted Under Anti-Terror Law (July 10, 2014) by Issam Saliba

On July 6, 2014, the Specialized Criminal Court of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, convicted and sentenced Walid ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Human rights and civil liberties; Lawyers and legal services; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Defense Lawyers Try to Appeal Death Sentences for Muslim Brotherhood Defendants (April 02, 2014) by George Sadek

On March 24, 2014, the defense lawyers for 528 members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood who ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Criminal procedure; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Draft Legislation on Financial-Economic Crime (July 17, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on July 5, 2013, that the Ministry of Security and Justice has submitted ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Government ethics and transparency; Lawyers and legal services; Money laundering
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Japan

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Brazil

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 (

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Ethiopia

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: China

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: China

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: United States

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Last updated: July 22, 2015