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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 ...

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

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: China

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Iran

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Peru

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. ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Cameroon

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Ireland

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Qatar

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 ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Brazil

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Last updated: May 07, 2012