Former Advocate General Philippe Bilger acquitted in defamation case

Prosecuted for defamation by the magistrate Philippe Courroye for his book “The Wall of Cons“, Philippe Bilger was released, Tuesday, June 21, by the 6th chamber of the criminal court of Lyon, specializing in press affairs. Read alsoPhilippe Bilger: “We are witnesses to the total disintegration of justice” The judges considered that the former Advocate … Read more

an American lawyer imprisoned again for the attack on a police officer

An American lawyer working in Hong Kong lost his appeal case on Tuesday and was taken into custody for assaulting an undercover police officer during an altercation two years ago between the law enforcement officer and bystanders. . Read alsoHong Kong: first convictions for “seditious publication” since the end of the colonial era The facts … Read more

lawyer Emmanuel Pierrat subject to disciplinary proceedings

Lawyer Emmanuel Pierrat has been targeted since November by disciplinary proceedings by the Paris Bar Council for suspicion of harassment, AFP learned on Wednesday February 16 from a source familiar with the matter. Read alsoEmmanuel Pierrat:We must not confuse Alain Delon and his work as an actor!» The president of the order, Me Julie Couturier, … Read more

the respondent says he is an “undercover negotiator”

The man indicted in the investigation into the cyberattack which targeted a Parisian law firm, and hacked into documents contained in the investigation into the Charlie Hebdo attack, defended himself on Friday from being a hacker , claiming to have played “a role of undercover negotiator“. “If he was able to (…) request remuneration for … Read more

prison sentence for the theft of grands crus in restaurants

Four men were sentenced Tuesday, May 31 to prison terms by the Annecy Criminal Court (Haute-Savoie) in a case of thefts of great wines in restaurants, including the Auberge du Père Bise, two stars in the Michelin Guide. Read alsoHow do diamond thieves dispose of their loot after a robbery? The establishment of chef Jean … Read more

lawyer sentenced to suspended prison sentence

Parisian lawyer Mathieu Davy was given an eight-month suspended prison sentence in Lorient on Monday January 24 for having fled after hitting and injuring a pedestrian on a protected passage in December 2019. Read alsoGuy Georges’ ex-lawyer facing the judges The Lorient criminal court also pronounced the cancellation of his driving license with a ban … Read more

his lawyers begin an appeal

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange began appeal proceedings in the UK Supreme Court on Thursday, hoping to prevent his extradition to the US, his fiancée said. On December 10, the High Court overturned a trial court decision opposing the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States. The latter accuse him of having disseminated, … Read more

lawyer Emmanuel Pierrat subject to disciplinary proceedings

Lawyer Emmanuel Pierrat has been targeted since November by disciplinary proceedings by the Paris Bar Council for suspicion of harassment, AFP learned on Wednesday February 16 from a source familiar with the matter. Read alsoEmmanuel Pierrat:We must not confuse Alain Delon and his work as an actor!» The president of the order, Me Julie Couturier, … Read more

the imprisoned ex-president victim of “torture”, accuses his lawyer

The former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili is the victim of “torture“While being denied access to the medical care he needs in prison, his lawyer accused Wednesday, April 20. “Under international law, failure to provide Saakashvili with proper medical care is a form of ongoing torturelawyer Nika Gvaramia told a hearing in a Tbilisi court. … Read more

Israel sentences Franco-Palestinian lawyer Salah Hamouri to 4 months in detention

The Franco-Palestinian lawyer Salah Hamouri was sentenced Thursday, March 10 to four months of administrative detention by the Israeli military justice which considers that he “threatens the security of the region“, According to the indictment. Read alsoIn Israel, the Ukrainian crisis divides Russian speakers Salah Hamouri, a 36-year-old lawyer, has been accused for years of … Read more