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SHOULD TRUMP PARDON COHEN?

Below is my column on the question of whether President Donald Trump should pardon his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.  Cohen has notified a judge in California that he will refuse to answer questions in a case brought by counsel for Stormy Daniels by invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.  1,078 more words

Criminal Law

The Secret Barrister - Stories of the Law and How it's Broken

Now I don’t usually do book reviews here. It’s not that sort of blog. But this isn’t the usual sort of book. As the title (above) says it tells you how the law is broken – not as in speeding or murder, but as in a system failing to work properly or, in some cases, at all. 439 more words

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Bill Cosby: Guilty, Guilty, Guilty

Bill Cosby was found guilty of all three counts of aggravated indecent assault in a Pennsylvania courtroom this afternoon. The charges stem from accusations that he drugged and sexually assaulted a woman at his home. 308 more words

Criminal Law

A PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHER BOOKED UNDER POCSO ACT FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A BOY

The Cyberabad police registered an FIR and nabbed a WhatsApp group admin for posting that he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy, under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. 29 more words

Criminal Law

‘SELF-STYLED GODMAN’ ASARAM GOT LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR RAPING TEEN IN ASHRAM

A Jodhpur court convicted self-styled godman Asaram of raping a teenager in August 2013 and sentenced him to life in prison until death, the maximum punishment prescribed by the law for the offence. 25 more words

Criminal Law

How to Protect Your House in Summer

In the summer vacation season, there is a growing interest in the property of people absent from their main home during the vacation. According to… 470 more words