An Abakaliki Magistrate’s Court has remanded a two-month-old baby alongside his mother, Chinyere Inya (34), father, Benard Inya (42) and a relative, Ugonma Egwu (38) in Abakaliki Federal Prisons over the alleged murder of one Sylvia Nwachi.
Continue reading A Nigerian court remands a 2 month old baby;arraigns a woman for selling a newly born
A black South African man who was allegedly forced into a coffin by two white farmers for trespassing says he was scared for his life.
Continue reading Black man in a Coffin: A court case in South Africa exposes the scale of racism
An Ohio lawyer who hypnotized half-dozen female clients and controlled them for his own sexual gratification was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison.
Continue reading Lawyer goes to Prison for taking advantage of female clients
A British tourist who was allegedly gang-raped in Dubai has been charged by police for having extra-marital sex.
Continue reading A rape case puts Dubai on an unfortunate spotlight
Anthony Atata,Publisher,Courtroom mail with Tunji Gomez
Tunji Gomez is Nigeria’s oldest Practicing Lawyer in Nigeria. He has been in the fore front of the agitation to Abolish the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria through the association he founded,Movement for the abolition of the rank of senior Advocate and other Judicial reforms(MARSAN). Courtroom mail paid him a visit in his Lagos office and he granted us this interview conducted by Anthony Atata, the founding editor of courtroom mail who has been documenting the activities of the abolition movement since 2009.
Continue reading 7 years after a historic motion, Tunji Gomez speaks on his controversial Body of Benchers title.
Zimbabwean human rights lawyers asked the High Court today Tuesday to strike down a decree by President Robert Mugabe allowing the introduction of “bond notes”, which have raised fears of a return to a local currency.
Continue reading Just in: Zimbabwe lawyers file a suit against Mugabe
Egypt’s highest court of appeal has overturned death sentences against ousted President Mohammed Morsi and five other Muslim Brotherhood leaders.
Continue reading Just in:Mohammed Morsi death sentence overturned
PROFESSOR Itse Sagay, SAN, is the chairman of Nigeria’s Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption. In this interview, he justifies the raid by the Department of State Services, DSS, on the home of some judges.
Continue reading No punishment is too much for Nigeria’s corrupt judges – Sagay
On the 6
th of November 1985,the Supreme court of Colombia was preparing to deliver the opinion of the Court in regard to the constitutionality of the Extradition Treaty between Colombia and the United States. Continue reading Courtroom mail History:Remembering the horrifying massacre of Supreme Court Judges 30 years ago
A Zimbabwean high court has dropped charges against the professional hunter, Theo Bronkhorst,
Continue reading Court drops charges against Theo Bronkhorst, the Killer of Cecil