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Court Orders Woman to Repay Former Lover’s Gifts Worth £116,000

A UK court has ordered a Zimbabwean, Trish Garikayi, 37, to repay her former lover, Wisdom Penfold, at least £116,000, being the value of...

Court Sentences 9 to Death for Heroin Trafficking

A Northern Vietnamese Court on Friday sentenced nine people to death for heroin trafficking, authorities reported. Following a five-day trial in Ha Nam Provincial People’s...

Corruption: South African Court Adjourns Ex-President Zuma’s Trial till May

Former South African Leader Jacob Zuma dubbed the “teflon president’’ because of his ability to weather scandal after scandal has again delayed his corruption...

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Fractures Three Ribs in Fall

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized on Thursday after she fell in her office at the court the night before, fracturing...

19 Black Women Elected Judges in a Single Texas County During the 2018 Midterms

An election in Houston on Tuesday night resulted in a remarkable victory for black women judges in Texas.  All 19 Harris County candidates won their elections,...

Ethiopia Swears in First Female Supreme Court Chief

Human rights lawyer Meaza Ashenafi was sworn in Thursday as the head of Ethiopia's Supreme Court by the country's parliament in a wave of...

IBA African Regional Conference, Capetown – Young Lawyers to Register with £200

Participants resident in Africa will register for the IBA African Regional Conference on the environment at the cost of £400 while young lawyers will...

Man Sentenced to Two Months in Jail, Fined for Calling a Woman ‘Stupid’ on...

An Emirati man was sentenced to two months in jail after calling a woman ‘stupid’ over WhatsApp. The defendant had no previous convictions so the...

Breaking: Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed as Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court

The United State Senate, by a 50-48 vote has confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh's elevation to the Supreme Court. Protestors yelled from the Senate gallery before...

Nigerian who Shot a Judge, Sentenced to Life in Prison

A 31-year-old Nigerian man, Chimene Onyeri, will spend the rest of his life in federal prison and will pay restitution of $178,374.41 for his...