A day after Judge Glenn Devlin of Houston lost his reelection bid, he released nearly all of the juvenile defendants who appeared before him, as long as they answered no when he asked if they planned to kill anyone. Continue reading American Judge loses re-election bid-Releases all accused persons before him
U.S Withdrawal From The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty: The New Normative Order; A Complex Nightmare And Implications For Global Security.
By Dignity Ekop.
The attention of the Management of the Nigerian Law School has been drawn to the unfortunate news making rounds in the polity, especially in the social media that five Law School graduates lost their lives in a fatal accident during clearance in Abuja. Continue reading No Law graduate died in the Abuja accident-Law School
The Rivers State Attorney General, Zachaeus Adango PhD, in a proactive step to tackle the problem of delayed Legal Advice from the Ministry of Justice, yesterday 13th November 2018, inaugurated a 10 member Team of Lawyers with the charge to treat and clear up all pending Casefiles awaiting the DPP’S Legal Advice, as well as ensure the speedy disposal of all other cases for Legal Advice.
The Team, which is led by Mrs. Cordelia Eke an Assistant Director in the Ministry, is required to work in hand with the State DPP and report directly to the Honourable Attorney General. They are to commence work immediately
The next National Executive Committee (NEC) Meeting of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) coming up in December will not be a jamboree Courtroom Mail reports. It will be a meeting stricto sensu. That is good news for the Nigerian Bar Association. Continue reading Paul Usoro’s first NEC meeting as NBA President may change the conduct of the meeting in 3 ways
- Barely a week ago, precisely on Sunday, 04 November 2018, hoodlums rained bullet shots at the car of the past Chairman of Auchi Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (“NBA”), Mr. A A Atemoagbo, along Auchi-Benin Road, near Ehor, in Edo State, in an attempt to halt him. Mr. Atemoagbo survived the attack, albeit with injuries and greatly traumatized, but not so, his wife, Joan, who was killed by the assassins’ bullets. Mr. Atemoagbo was returning from a Convention of the Jehovah’s Witnesses that held in Benin and, in his Honda CRV car were his wife, their young child and one other passenger. Mr. Atemoagbo’s car was indeed stopped by the hoodlums and he was kidnapped and only released days later after the payment of the specified ransom amount.
THE GENERAL SECRETARY
TO: ALL STATUTORY NEC MEMBERS
SUBJECT: NOTICE OF NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC) MEETING Continue reading Notice of NBA December NEC meeting
The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is seeking to establish an inspectorate to lock out fake lawyers. Continue reading Law Society of Kenya takes measures to weed out fake lawyers
In a letter dated the 12th day of November 2018 obtained by Courtroom Mail,the women Lawyers Association has written the President of Malawi over government cabinet appointment that marginalised women. Continue reading Cabinet Appointment in Malawi-Women Lawyers raise concern-Write President
The IBA Litgation conference in Accra will open on wed 14th of November 2018 at 18:00 to 20:00 -with a welcome Cocktail at the Labadi Beach Hotel. There will also be registration at the same time. Continue reading Notice to Lawyers attending IBA Accra Conference from Nigeria