Friday, 31 October 2014

Deposition, Testimony and Expert Witness Videos
Legal News, Articles, Reports and Reference Documents
BLA welcomes signing of Legal Practice bill

Sep 26 — Johannesburg - The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) on Friday welcomed the signing into law of the Legal Practice Act (LPA). “The coming into law of the LPA is a major step towards the transformation of the legal profession, which... is very important ... Independent Online

Zuma signs legal practice bill

Sep 23 — Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the legal practice bill, the presidency said on Tuesday. "This brings to fruition many years of discussions, negotiations and even concessions that began in the time of the late Dullah Omar ... News24

South Africa: Legal Practice Act Makes Community Service Compulsory for Law ...

Sep 30 — On September 20th this year, sixteen years after Justice Arthur Chaskalson articulated his vision for "community service" to be introduced to all law graduates in order to improve access to justice, parliament passed the Legal Practice Bill, which was ... AllAfrica.com

Is Your Legal Practice Stuck in Yesterday?

Oct 9 — More disheartening news for B2B attorneys in today's Wall Street Journal: corporate legal spending is down from 2012 according to a new survey from HBR Consulting LLC, which surveyed 292 companies about their spending on outside counsel. The National Law Review

Sotoudeh Stages Sit-in to Protest Ban on Her Legal Practice

Oct 21 — Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh began a sit-in on October 21, 2014, at the Iranian Bar Association in Tehran to protest a ruling that puts a three-year ban on her legal practice, and in protest against the general state of legal representation in Iran International Campaign f

Iranian Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh Stages Sit-in to Protest Ban on Her Legal Practice

Oct 22 — Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh began a sit-in on October 21, 2014, at the Iranian Bar Association in Tehran to protest a ruling that puts a three-year ban on her legal practice, and in protest against the general state of legal representation in Iran Payvand

Jacob Zuma signs Legal Practice Bill into law

Sep 23 — THE signing of the Legal Practice Bill into law by President Jacob Zuma was welcomed by the Law Society of SA (LSSA) on Tuesday. "This is a historic event for the legal profession as it signals the formal start to a new dispensation, " LSSA co-chairmen ... BDlive

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