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Common Law vs. Code of Ethics

The differences between the American and the Italian systems of jurisprudence are far beyond the scope of this post and, at any rate, I am not the person to write such a post. 1,538 more words

Italy

R.I.P. Barrister Innocent Bonu

Death is inevitable. We are all aware of this but never ready to die nor ready to watch our loved ones go away. We all can attest to losing some one close to our hearts or even an acquaintance, and the pain for sure is always unbearable. 335 more words

Environment

Rollover, paw, play dead, testify!

‘IV Griner’ is a pooch from New Jersey. He’s a German Sheperd who belongs to a Barrett Griner. Guess who received Jury summons?

Yep, the pooch. 55 more words

Netaji Speaks

Translated from Koshish Jaari hai….

In an ongoing court case, the lawyer argues, “Your Honor, the girl and the boy never stayed together, rather the boy died due to torture by the girl.” However, the judge isn’t interested in listening and says, “Whatever it is, as the wife has a legal right, shall be entitled to the insurance money”. 904 more words

Society

Once a Upon Time: Malaysia was known for its Institutions

April 15, 2014

Once a Upon Time: Malaysia was known for its Institutions

Commentary

by The Malaysian Insider (http://www.themalaysianinsider.com)

There was a time when Malaysia was known for its institutions – a civil service that facilitated rapid development from an agrarian economy to an industrialised one, a judiciary that was held in high esteem of the Commonwealth, and a military that defeated a communist insurgency. 760 more words

Politics

Law Reform Takes Front Burner at a Roundtable Discussion

April 15, 2014, Abuja – The House of Representatives has passed many amendments to the constitution that will have far reaching effect in Nigeria. More than seventy sections of the constitution have been amended by the House. 440 more words

VOTE NOW OR FOREVER HOLD YOUR PEACE

Hello friends. It’s been a while since I’ve updated my forum. Fortunately I’ve been busy at the work of making sure the legal system is working for clients, and not just against them. 1,322 more words