Man’s Murder Conviction Overturned After 20 Years Behind Bars

A Brooklyn man who spent nearly 20 years behind bars was overcome with joy as he was released from prison Thursday, months after a...

7th JPIL Conference 2017 Holds in Brazil August 3-5

The 7th Journal of Private International Law Conference will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 3-5 August 2017. The host institution is...

Pakistan Court Disqualifies Prime Minister from Office

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from public office over long-running corruption allegations, a decision that ousts him from the...

Nigeria’s Iheanacho gets Life Jail for Beating Child to Death

The Nigeria man who beat his girlfriend’s five-year-old son to death in a British park because the child lost a shoe was sentenced to...

Scharlette Holdman, a Force for the Defense on Death Row, Dies at 70

In the tight-knit world of defense lawyers who focus on the death penalty, Scharlette Holdman, who died on July 12 at 70, was a...

Useful Tips for Lawyers: Meeting the Challenge of Change

Whether it be from the influx of millennials into the workplace, the use of artificial intelligence, the rise of legal process outsourcers and alternative...

Nigeria’s Iheanacho Faces Life Jail for Beating Stepson to Death

Thirty-nine-year-old Nigerian man, Marvyn Iheanacho, has been declared guilty of beating his five-year-old stepson to death. He was reported as having kicked and punched his five-year-old...

Brenda Hale Appointed as UK Supreme Court’s First Female President

Brenda Hale has been appointed as the first female president of the supreme court. Lady Hale is a longstanding champion of diversity in the judiciary. She...

Court Orders Samsung Heiress to Pay $7.6 Million in Divorce Ruling

A Seoul court on Thursday ordered Samsung Group heiress Lee Boo-jin to provide assets of 7.64 million dollars to her estranged husband in a...

Ex-Football Coach Mark Ellis Jailed for Sex Abuse

A former boys' football coach has been jailed for five years for the sex abuse of a young player. Mark Ellis abused the 10-year-old...