Police Brutality. Legal news and articles for January 1 - 2, 2013

Fast-track court for 'Amanat' case to be inaugurated today: Latest developmentsIndian lawyers shun rape accused12 great movie journalistsGangrape: Justice hurried shouldn't be justice buriedWoman accused of brutal killing goes to trialJames Egan: Watching the DetectivesHillsborough inquiry is a huge challenge, says IPCC chair

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Woman accused of brutal killing goes to trial
MyFox PhoenixJanuary 2, 2013

Police also allegedly found a bloody palm print matching both Arias' and Alexander's DNA. The case ... "You have all the workings for a Hollywood movie, a Hollywood horror story, so many people are drawn to this," said Monica Lindstrom, an attorney...more »

Turkey: Government 'anti-terror' raid snares human rights lawyers
GlobalPost (blog)January 31, 2013

So says Güray Dağ, a member of the Progressive Lawyers' Association (ÇHD): the 2,500 Turkish lawyers who routinely take on the country's highest-profile cases against police brutality, hate crimes, civil rights violations and baseless arrests. Twelve ...more »

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Fast-track court for 'Amanat' case to be inaugurated today: Latest developments
NDTVJanuary 2, 2013

Prosecutors, the police said, will seek death penalty for the other five suspects. (Bone test on suspect). Lawyers have vowed not to defend the suspects. ... Shocking details continue to emerge about the December 16 gang-rape. Police sources said the ...more »

Indian lawyers shun rape accused
The AustralianJanuary 2, 2013

Hearings are expected to begin on Thursday at the Saket district court in south New Delhi, where police will formally present a 1000-page charge sheet against the six accused. "We have decided that no lawyer will ... Another lawyer at the court ...more »

12 great movie journalists
Den Of GeekJanuary 2, 2013

Whilst reporting on the various shady business activities of Gene Hackman's Lex Luthor and providing the good folk of Metropolis with its daily news fix, Clark also finds time to step into the nearest phone box and step out as that mysterious hero ...more »

Gangrape: Justice hurried shouldn't be justice buried
RediffJanuary 2, 2013

While the demand to fast-track the proceedings in the Delhi gangrape case is being met by the police and the prosecution, it is also said that this trial could be completed within a month. There are two pertinent questions that would arise out of this ...more »

Woman accused of brutal killing goes to trial
MyFox PhoenixJanuary 2, 2013

Police also allegedly found a bloody palm print matching both Arias' and Alexander's DNA. The case ... "You have all the workings for a Hollywood movie, a Hollywood horror story, so many people are drawn to this," said Monica Lindstrom, an attorney...more »

James Egan: Watching the Detectives
Seattle WeeklyJanuary 2, 2013

After sitting through the day's session, the lawyer, James Egan, walked over to the NAACP leader. As Mack ... Whatever his motives, the ways Egan is wielding his shiny new sword grow more interesting as allegations of police misconduct continue to mount.more »

Hillsborough inquiry is a huge challenge, says IPCC chair
The GuardianJanuary 1, 2013

The Hillsborough investigation comes at a time when the IPCC faces criticism from groups including families of victims of police brutality, politicians and lawyers, and after the shadow home secretary, Yvette Cooper, called for it to be replaced by a ...more »

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