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...

Recruitment of Black and Asian Judges too Slow – Lord Chief Justice

The most senior judge in England and Wales has expressed concern about the slow recruitment of black, Asian and minority ethnic minority (BAME) judges...

Sir Ian Burnett Appointed England Lord Chief Justice

The new lord chief justice will be the appeal court judge Sir Ian Burnett, Downing Street has announced. He will take up the most senior...

Bulgaria’s Deputy Speaker Charged with Extortion

Bulgaria’s deputy speaker of parliament was charged with extortion on Thursday, with prosecutors saying he threatened seven pharmacy owners with damage to their outlets...
Man charged with threatening to kill Trump

Group Sues Trump for Blocking Twitter Users

US President Donald Trump has been sued by a free-speech group, which claims his practice of blocking Twitter users violates the First Amendment. Trump, who...

European Rights Court, Bans Veil

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday upheld a Belgian law and by-laws prohibiting the wearing of clothing that hides all or most...

US Jails Nigerian Serial Fraudster

Nigerian Jailed 2 Years for Defrauding Nigerian, Fawaz Olanrewaju Animasaun will spend the next two years in jail in the United States for defrauding...

Kenya’s CJ warns President Kenyatta over Comment on Judiciary

Kenya’s chief justice has warned President Uhuru Kenyatta not to undermine public confidence in the judiciary. Kenyatta had earlier responded to a court victory for...