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25 Percent of Pakistan’s Lawyers Arrested; Fired Top Judge Urges Defiance

Under house arrest but having somehow gained access to a cell phone, the ousted chief judge of the Pakistan supreme court urged the country’s lawyers today to continue to defy…

Pakistan Fires Top Court, Lawyers Protest There and Elsewhere

The protesters wore conservative business suits today as thousands of lawyers throughout Pakistan clashed with authorities over the suspension of the constitution and the firing of the country’s chief judge,…

Pakistan Fires Chief Justice, Arrests Attorneys

Updated: Pakistan’s president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, invoked emergency powers on Saturday, suspending the country’s constitution and firing the chief justice of its supreme court, who reportedly is under virtual house…

China Cracks Down on Poor Product Quality With 774 Arrests

China has announced 774 arrests in a crackdown on substandard goods designed to allay international fears about the nation’s food and product safety.

The arrests were the result of investigations…

Convicted of 48 Murders: ‘I Felt Like God’

Convicted yesterday by a jury of 48 murders and three attempted murders, a Russian serial killer says the crimes made him more powerful than those who found him guilty.

“Cops,…

Rules Unclear re Supervising Indian ‘Lawyers’

As outsourcing American legal work to foreign attorneys in India becomes more and more common, U.S. lawyers need to give some thought to potential ethical pitfalls.

Because the Indian legal…

Dealing With a Troubling Underage Sex Trade

It isn’t just Thailand where a troubling trade in underage sex, involving the abuse of victims too young to consent, is widely reputed to exist.

Right here in the U.S.,…

Hi-Tech Hunt Nabs Swirled Photos Suspect

Updated: A high-tech hunt featuring an unprecedented online Interpol appeal to the public for help has led to the arrest of a Canadian teacher who is allegedly the subject of…

Interpol IDs Suspect Despite Swirled Photos

Photographs of an alleged pedophile posted on the Internet by Interpol in what reportedly was the first such effort ever made by the international law enforcement agency have reaped immediate…

Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Abducted and Beaten

A Chinese human rights lawyer says he was abducted, beaten and warned to leave Beijing last weekend.

Li Heping told the New York Times that after…

Top India Law Salary: $7K + Stock Options

The starting annual salary for a graduate of one of India’s top law schools working in an outsourced position for a major U.S. law firm is less than an American…

Manhattan Work at Mumbai Prices

Inside India’s hottest legal outsourcing team

Lawmaker: Feds Didn’t Spot Cyber-Attack

Saying that the Department of Homeland Security didn’t notice for months that its computer system had been attacked by hackers, a Congressman who works closely with the department is now…

Weil to Add 2 Asia Offices; Tokyo Next?

Corrected: Two New York City-based corporate partners of Weil Gotshal & Manges are moving to Hong Kong to open a new firm office there, and the firm also plans a…

Philippines Abortions: Illegal, Yet Done

Abortions are illegal in the Philippines, but that doesn’t prevent women from having an estimated 500,000 annually. Some 80,000 reportedly are treated in hospitals each year for complications from induced…

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