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...

US Supreme Court Nomination: Read full Text of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Opening Remarks to...

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is scheduled to return for a fifth day of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday to address...

Adultery No Longer a Crime, India’s Supreme Court Rules

India’s top court has ruled that adultery is no longer a crime, declaring that the colonial-era law is unconstitutional and discriminatory against women. A five-judge...

Female Majority to Hear Supreme Court Case for First Time in History

The UK's highest court is to have a female majority hear a case for the first time in 600 years. Almost one hundred years after...

Court Confirms Congolese Ex-VP’s Sentence for Bribing Witnesses

The International Criminal Court on Monday confirmed a one-year sentence against Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba for bribing witnesses during an earlier trial, which saw him...