New York Appeals Court Denies Trump’s Lawyers’ Attempt to Delay Hush Money Trial for Third Straight Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s first criminal trial is set to begin on Monday after a New York appeals court rejected his lawyers’ attempt to delay the proceedings for a third day. The former president’s legal team had sought to halt the trial indefinitely while they challenged the trial judge and several pretrial rulings that they argue have hindered Trump’s defense. During an emergency hearing held in a court basement lobby on Wednesday, Trump’s lawyer Emil Bove argued that the restrictions in place could not operate constitutionally in a trial environment. Bove emphasized the … Read more

German Human Rights Lawyers Launch Effort to Halt Arms Exports to Israel amidst Genocide Allegations in Gaza

Berlin, Germany – Seven human rights lawyers in Berlin have filed a motion to halt Germany’s arms exports to Israel. The lawyers allege that the German government is complicit in the genocide of Palestinians in Gaza by continuing to supply Israel with weapons. This initiative has gained support from multiple non-governmental organizations, including the European Support Legal Center, Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy, and Law for Palestine. It falls under the Justice and Accountability for Palestine Initiative. The lawyers’ motion is based on recent developments in international bodies such as the United Nations (UN) and … Read more

Former Rugby League Lawyer’s Audacious Poaching Spree Sends Shockwaves Through Financial Industry

SYDNEY, Australia – Paul Weightman, an Australian businessman with a history of high-profile corporate battles, is making waves once again. After successfully poaching over 20 senior executives from asset manager Barings, Weightman’s audacious move has already sparked litigation. As the founder of Corinthia Global Management, a nascent investment business, Weightman’s controversial tactics have raised eyebrows in the financial world. Before his foray into the investment sector, Weightman made a name for himself as a lawyer in Australian rugby league. His involvement in the “Super League war,” a contentious split in the rugby league initiated by … Read more

Donald Trump’s Lawyers Make Fresh Bid to Remove Judge from ‘Hush Money’ Trial Due to Daughter’s Democratic Connections

New York City, NY – Former President Donald Trump has requested that the judge overseeing his “hush money” criminal case recuse himself due to his daughter’s work for prominent Democrats. Trump’s lawyers argue that Justice Juan Merchan’s daughter, Loren Merchan, has a “direct financial interest” in the case due to her employment at consulting firm Authentic Campaigns, which has worked for Trump foes such as Rep. Adam Schiff. Trump’s legal team claims that Merchan’s connection to the case creates an appearance of impropriety. Justice Merchan previously denied similar claims made by Trump’s lawyers in August … Read more