5 February 2016

Arthur John Shawcross (June 6, 1945 – November 10, 2008) was an American serial killer, also known as the Genesee River Killer in Rochester, New York. He claimed most of his victims after being paroled early following a conviction in the manslaughter of two children, which led to criticism of...

5 February 2016

Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramírez, known as Richard Ramirez (February 29, 1960 – June 7, 2013), was an American serial killer, rapist, and burglar. His highly publicized home invasion crime spree terrorized the residents of the greater Los Angeles area, and later the residents of the San Francisco...

5 February 2016

Gerald Eugene Stano (September 12, 1951 – March 23, 1998) was an American convicted serial killer. He killed at least 22 women; he confessed killing 41.

5 February 2016

Writing a list of characteristics you embody is a definite don't for a law school personal essay.

7 January 2016

There is a lot of discussion lately about the need for lower-cost legal fees. This is an important discussion for lawyers to...

1 January 2016

This year's Human Rights Day celebrates the 50th anniversary of the two International Covenants on Human Rights: the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political...

16 December 2015

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced a Canadian pastor to life in prison with hard labor on Wednesday for what it called crimes against the state.

Hyeon Soo Lim, who pastors the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, was given the sentence after a 90-...

14 December 2015

Neysho is a national of Mazariya. He holds 50% of the shares in Kerpic Ltd, a company established and registered in Azerbaijan. He is also a paid employee of the company. The company was commissioned by the Mazariyan Ministry of Culture to design the State Opera House. The designs were...

11 December 2015

Hamilton Howard "Albert" Fish (May 19, 1870 – January 16, 1936) was an American serial killer. He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac, and The Boogey Man. A child rapist and cannibal, he boasted that he "had children in every state",...

11 December 2015

Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal, was an American serial killer and sex offender, who committed the rape, murder, and dismemberment of seventeen men and boys between 1978 and 1991, with many of his later murders also involving...

11 December 2015

Ilgar Mammadov v. Azerbaijan (Application No. 15172/13)

Supervision of the execution of the Court’s judgments

DH-DD(2015)1178, CM/ResDH(2015)43, CM/ResDH(2015)156, DH-DD(2015)859, DH-DD(2015)780,

DH-DD(2014)1521, DH-DD(2014)1450, DH-DD(2015)1112, DH-DD(2015)1090, DH-DD(2015)...

10 December 2015
Lawyer: "Judge, I wish to appeal my client’s case on the basis of newly discovered evidence."
 
Judge: "And what is the nature of the new evidence?"
 
Lawyer: "Judge, I discovered that my client still has $500 left."
10 December 2015

Having just moved to a new home, a young boy meets the boy next door. "Hi, my name is Billy," he says, "what's yours?"
"Tommy," replied the other.
"My daddy's an accountant," says Billy. "What does your daddy do?"
 "He's a lawyer," Tommy answers.
 "Honest?" says Billy.
"...

10 December 2015

        A local newspaper mistakenly printed an obituary for the town's oldest practicing lawyer. He called them immediately and threatened to sue unless they printed a correction.
        The next day, the following notice appeared, "We regret that the report of Attorney Critchley's death...

10 December 2015

A young lawyer, defending a businessman in a lawsuit, feared the worst. He asked a senior partner whether he ought to send the judge a box of cigars.
"The judge is an honorable man," the horrified senior partner exclaimed. "If you do, I guarantee you'll lose the case."
The judge...

10 December 2015

        A man walking on the beach came across an odd-looking bottle. Not being one to ignore tradition, he rubbed it and, much to his surprise, a genie actually appeared. "For releasing me from the bottle, I will grant you three wishes," said the genie.
        "But there's a catch," the...

10 December 2015

        A guy walks into a post office one day to see a middle-aged, balding man standing at the counter methodically placing "Love" stamps on bright pink envelopes with hearts all over them. He then takes out a perfume bottle and starts spraying scent all over them.
        His curiosity...

10 December 2015

A minister and a lawyer arrived at the pearly gates, Saint Peter greeted both of them and gave them their room assignments.
"Pastor, here are the keys to one of our nicest efficiency units. And for you, sir, the keys to our finest penthouse suite."
"This is unfair!" cried the minister...

10 December 2015

Santa Claus, the tooth fairy, and honest lawyer, and an old drunk were walking along when they simultaneously spotted a hundred-dollar bill laying in the street. Who gets it?
The old drunk, of course, the other three are mythological creatures.

3 December 2015

11-15 January 2016 | Baku, Azerbaijan

CONCEPT NOTE

23 November 2015

An expert panel addresses drone regulation during the ABA's 25th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conferencein Washington, D.C.

Reginald C. Govan, chief counsel for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the traditional rules governing air-related...

23 November 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian police carried out raids throughout the tense capital, detaining 16 people, prosecutors said early Monday. Paris fugitive Salah Abdeslam was not among those arrested, and security remained high with a terror alert for the third straight day.

Federal prosecutor Eric...

21 November 2015
  1. No man is above the law, and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man’s permission when we require him to obey it. President Theodore Roosevelt.
  2. The purpose of the law is to prevent the strong from always having their way.  Ovid
  3. The good of the people is the greatest law...
21 October 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — A Los Angeles appeals court has revived actress Nicollette Sheridan's suit over her firing from the ABC television series Desperate Housewives.

The Second District Court of Appeal ruled on Tuesday that Sheridan was not required to exhaust administrative remedies before...

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