Hong Kong protest teen will not be taken from parents: Lawyer

A 14-year-old pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong who faced being removed from his parents will be allowed to remain with his family, his lawyer said Monday, after an outcry over the treatment of minors who look part in the demonstrations.

Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer
Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius`s lawyer denied Friday that the jailed athlete had "thrown a wobbly" after learning he could face a much harsher punishment for killing his girlfriend.

Lady Gaga blasts Kesha's lawyer for blaming Dr. Luke for her rape
Lady Gaga blasts Kesha's lawyer for blaming Dr. Luke for her rape

Lady Gaga had denied the claim by Kesha's lawyer Mark Geragos that she has accused Dr. Luke of raping her as a teen.

Bill Cosby will not answer rape allegations: Lawyer
Bill Cosby will not answer rape allegations: Lawyer

Veteran comedian Bill Cosby will not comment on the rape allegations that have resurfaced in recent weeks, his lawyer has said.

Law enthusiasts skill up through online courses

An increasing number students and law professionals are recognising the need to learn law online. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin formalise wedding in Venice
George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin formalise wedding in Venice

Newly-wed couple actor George Clooney and British human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Monday made their vows official with a formal civil wedding ceremony in Venice.

Controversial `PK` poster approved by Govt panel: Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani tell court

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan and director Rajkumar Hirani today questioned the locus standi of the social activist who had sought a ban on their forthcoming film `PK` for its widely-publicised poster, saying he had not been able to prove that it was vulgar and constituted nudity.

DIG Paraskar case: Audio conversation between model, her ex-lawyer revealed

Fresh revelations are being made in the controversial DIG Sunil Paraskar case where he has been charged with rape and molestation by a small-time model. Here are the excerpts from the audio conversation between the model and her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui.

Nude `PK` poster lands Aamir Khan in legal soup

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan`s nude `PK` movie poster has landed the actor in a legal soup. A Kanpur-based lawyer, Manoj Kumar has reportedly filed a case against the superstar and others associated with the movie for publishing an obscene poster.

Florida jury slaps RJ Reynolds with USD 23.6 bn in damages: Lawyer

A Florida state jury has ordered the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay $23.6 billion in punitive damages to the wife of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer, her attorneys said.

Woman raped by lawyer, constable in UP

A 30-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by a lawyer and a constable in police lines here, police said Friday.

Lawyer fires at three in Lucknow, one dead

A youth, critically wounded after a lawyer fired at him and his parents, died while his father was battling for life in a hospital, officials said.

Suarez to appeal `fascist` bite ban: Lawyer

Uruguyan striker Luis Suarez will appeal a "fascist` four-month ban for biting a World Cup rival, his lawyer said Friday.

Din in MP Assembly on lawyers` strike; Oppn demands govt reply

Congress members created a ruckus in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on the ongoing strike by lawyers in Indore district and demanded an immediate reply from the ruling BJP government on the issue.

Sudan Christian`s lawyers want forgery rap dismissed

Lawyers for a Sudanese Christian woman in hiding at the US embassy in Khartoum sought the dismissal on Sunday of forgery charges against her so she can leave the country.

Preity Zinta never charged Ness Wadia with sexual assault: Lawyer

Preity Zinta`s lawyer Hitesh Jain denied that any sexual charges had been levied by the actress against Ness Wadia.

Chinese police arrest prominent rights lawyer

Police in China on Friday arrested one of the country`s most celebrated human rights lawyers, as leaders of the ruling Communist Party renew their push to punish government critics.

Ashraf`s lawyer claims SC order suspending PCB appointment `misinterpreted` by govt

The legal advisor for Mohammad Zaka Ashraf has claimed that the order by the Supreme Court of Pakistan suspending his re-appointment as the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been `misinterpreted` by the government.

Lawyer shot dead in Muzaffarnagar, 4 accused lynched

A lawyer was allegedly shot dead this morning by four unidentified persons who were later lynched by a mob at Kheri Gani village here, police said.

Sterling threatens to sue, won`t pay fine: Report

Embattled owner Donald Sterling, who was banned for life from the National Basketball Association, is threatening to sue the league, Sports Illustrated reported Thursday.