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Court Orders End to Internet Blackout in Sudan

A Sudanese court Sunday ordered authorities to end a nationwide internet blockade imposed by the ruling generals after a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month,...

UK Judge Orders Disabled Nigerian Woman to Abort 22-Week Pregnancy

A British judge has ordered a mentally ill woman of Nigerian descent to undergo an abortion, despite the objections of both the woman and...
Egypt's Former President Morsi gets 3 years in Jail for 'Insulting Judiciary'

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Dies During Trial

Former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi who was ousted in 2013 has died in Court. Morsi reportedly died on Monday after a court session where he...

Students from Kenya’s Strathmore University Beat their Harvard Counterparts in Global Law Competition

Students from Kenya’s Strathmore University School of Law became the first African team to win the John H. Jackson Moot Court on World Trade...

Late Pius Adesanmi’s Mother, Daughter Sue Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Family members of the late Nigerian writer killed in the tragic Ethiopian Airlines crash, Pius Adesanmi, have filed a new lawsuit against the Boeing...

Universities take Law Study into Prisons

A four-year-old Cambridge University initiative gives students and prisoners the opportunity to study law together and learn from each other’s experiences. Spearheaded by Dr Amy...

Lawyer Jailed 18 Years for Smashing Chair over Judge’s Head

A lawyer who smashed a chair over a judge’s head after a “minor disagreement” has been jailed for more than 18 years. Imran Manj attacked senior civil...

Supreme Court Hears Sexual Harassment Charge Against Chief Justice

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court hearing charges of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday examined the...

Myanmar’s Supreme Court Rejects Appeal by Reuters Journalists

Myanmar’s Supreme Court rejected an appeal Tuesday by two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years each on charges linked to their reporting on the...

22-Year-Old Celebrates as She Gets Called to Bar in Two Jurisdictions

She is Joanna Martinez from Turks and Caicos Islands. In a series of tweet, she shared how at 22 years she has four degrees and...