Tarek Bitar, the model judge who disturbs the Lebanese caciques

During a demonstration in solidarity with judge Tarek Bitar, in Beirut, on September 29, 2021. HUSSEIN MALLA / AP The appearances of Judge Tarek Bitar can be summed up in a photo, a sober portrait where there is no slight smile, pinned on the posters of his supporters and his detractors in Lebanon. His discretion … Read more

Treatment of vaccination refusals – medicine does not judge »

Should people who are not vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 receive medical treatment with a lower priority if they contract COVID-19 – for example, when intensive care beds are scarce? And should they bear their treatment costs themselves? I say: no way. Medicine does not judge. Almost all patients are to some extent responsible for their state … Read more

Judge Alexandre de Moraes, bête noire of Bolsonaro

Judge Alexandre de Moraes at the Federal Supreme Court, Brasilia, April 4, 2018. VICTORIA SILVA / AFP With his smooth skull, his elegant bearing and his always diplomatic tone, the judge of the Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF, “Federal Supreme Court”) Alexandre de Moraes began to embody, down to the smallest detail, the institutional opposition to … Read more

In Lebanon, a demonstration against the judge investigating the explosion at the port of Beirut escalates

Explosions, gusts and vehicles set on fire … at least one person was killed and several others were injured during this rally organized by Hezbollah to denounce the role of the examining magistrate Tarek Bitar. MOHAMED AZAKIR / REUTERS Bursts of automatic weapons, explosions, vehicles set on fire, photos of the US ambassador burnt… Shots … Read more

Judge Bitar under pressure

Sign “We will not forget”, in Beirut, on September 21, to protest against the obstacles to the investigation into the explosion of the port, in front of the Ministry of Justice. HUSSAM SHBARO / ANADOLU AGENCY VIA AFP The investigation into the deadly explosion at the port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, is at … Read more

an American judge recommends that the case be closed

Cristiano Ronaldo, in Madrid, September 18, 2019. BERNAT ARMANGUE / AP The complaint of an American accusing the Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo of having raped her in 2009 in a hotel in Las Vegas must be dismissed due to irregularities, recommended a judge responsible for examining this civil procedure. Judge Daniel Albregts believes that the … Read more

Judge accepts Keleher’s agreement and directs it to sentencing – NotiCel – The truth as it is – Puerto Rico News – NOTICEL

The type of agreement that the former Secretary of Education negotiated with the prosecution required prior approval from the sentencing judge. Julia Keleher. Photo: Archive/Nahira Montcourt Federal Judge Pedro Delgado Hernández yesterday notified his approval of the agreement between the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico and the former Secretary of … Read more

A federal judge blocks the vaccination mandate for teachers in New York

By Michael Hill – The Associated Press A federal appeals judge has temporarily prevented New York City schools from implementing a vaccination requirement for teachers and other workers, a few days before the deadline. Starting Monday, workers in the nation’s largest school system were required to present proof of vaccination. But on Friday night, a … Read more