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Whether court witness can be cross examined by any party to proceeding?

The object of Section 311 is to bring on record evidence not only from the point of view of the accused and the prosecution but also from the point of view of the orderly society. If a witness called by the court gives evidence against the complain...
by Law Web on Jan 30, 2016

Don’t believe hyperbole in the Bulger trial

Whitey Bulger’s defense began Monday and let’s just say it was not a good day for the defendant. The first guy out of the box, retired FBI supervisor Bob Fitzpatrick, took the stand, ostensibly to bolster Whitey’s claim that he wasn’t an info...
by Mafia Today on Jul 30, 2013

Don’t believe hyperbole in the Bulger trial

Whitey Bulger’s defense began Monday and let’s just say it was not a good day for the defendant. The first guy out of the box, retired FBI supervisor Bob Fitzpatrick, took the stand, ostensibly to bolster Whitey’s claim that he wasn’t an info...
by Mafia Today on Jul 30, 2013

Bulger trial hinges on credibility of gangsters

After hearing gruesome testimony about murder and the disposal of bodies, the prosecution has rested their case against James “Whitey” Bulger. BOSTON — As prosecutors rest their case against most-wanted mobster James “Whitey”...
by Mafia Today on Jul 27, 2013

Bulger trial hinges on credibility of gangsters

After hearing gruesome testimony about murder and the disposal of bodies, the prosecution has rested their case against James “Whitey” Bulger. BOSTON — As prosecutors rest their case against most-wanted mobster James “Whitey”...
by Mafia Today on Jul 27, 2013

Steven Seagal’s Trip to Court Against the Gambino Crime Family

What follows is an excerpt from ‘ Disrobed: An Inside Look at the Life and Work of a Federal Trial Judge,’ a book where I try to explain life on the bench and the unknown parts of our legal system. At the beginning of the fourth week of t...
by Mafia Today on Apr 17, 2013

Steven Seagal’s Trip to Court Against the Gambino Crime Family

What follows is an excerpt from ‘ Disrobed: An Inside Look at the Life and Work of a Federal Trial Judge,’ a book where I try to explain life on the bench and the unknown parts of our legal system. At the beginning of the fourth week of t...
by Mafia Today on Apr 17, 2013

Wiseguy: Mob boss wanted DJ Jerry Blavat whacked

Reputed mob boss Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi vowed in 2009 to kill radio celebrity and restaurant owner Jerry Blavat, a mob turncoat testified Tuesday. Ligambi was livid over a Philadelphia Magazine article about the local mob, and believe...
by Mafia Today on Nov 14, 2012

Wiseguy: Mob boss wanted DJ Jerry Blavat whacked

Reputed mob boss Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi vowed in 2009 to kill radio celebrity and restaurant owner Jerry Blavat, a mob turncoat testified Tuesday. Ligambi was livid over a Philadelphia Magazine article about the local mob, and believe...
by Mafia Today on Nov 14, 2012

Victim Alonna Norberg Cross Examined In Propofol Rape Trial

More details this morning in the Propofol Rape Case of Dr. Jon Norberg in Fargo, ND. The victim, his wife, Alonna Norberg who is also a physician, was back on the stand. During cross examination Mrs. Norberg said her husband never discussed with her...
by Law Med Blog on Nov 13, 2012

How Step-Mum Forced A 7 Year-Old Girl To Eat Her Faeces In Harare

A 19-year-old stepmother is facing charges of ill-treating a minor under provisions of the Children’s Act. The lilttle girl gave evidence in the victim friendly court, on a closed circuit television screened from a separate room. Harare magistr...

Philly Mafia Trial Update: Monacello Takes Witness Stand

The Philadelphia mafia trial continues and former Philly mobster turned rat Louis “Bent Finger Lou” Monacello took the stand Friday. Monacello is one of prosecutors key witnesses in the case against seven of his former wiseguy pals. The main focu...
by Mafia Today on Nov 10, 2012

Second Day Of Blockbuster Testimony In Physician Propofol Rape Trial

The last time we met… (Continued...) Michael Jackson trial propofol expert Dr. Steven Shafer testified that Dr. Jon Norberg endangered his wife when he administered the drug to her in their home without proper monitoring or medical equipment. W...
by Law Med Blog on Nov 9, 2012

Whitey Bulger lawyer demands gag order be lifted

The lawyer of accused gangland serial killer James “Whitey” Bulger late today filed a motion to lift a federal judge’s protective order on evidence in the murder case, stating in court documents the gag order “is shackling defense counsel’s...
by Mafia Today on May 25, 2012

Whitey Bulger lawyer demands gag order be lifted

The lawyer of accused gangland serial killer James “Whitey” Bulger late today filed a motion to lift a federal judge’s protective order on evidence in the murder case, stating in court documents the gag order “is shackling defense counsel’s...
by Mafia Today on May 25, 2012

Screw Up; No Court Transcript was Created for Mobster’s Confession About NY Cop Killing

Keeping a record in court is a good idea. But mob expert Jerry Capeci of Gang Land News reports that some how that idea got the short shrift back on December 15, 2008, and no court transcript was ever produced when Colombo soldier Joseph (Joe Caves)...
by Mafia Today on Apr 12, 2012

Screw Up; No Court Transcript was Created for Mobster’s Confession About NY Cop Killing

Keeping a record in court is a good idea. But mob expert Jerry Capeci of Gang Land News reports that some how that idea got the short shrift back on December 15, 2008, and no court transcript was ever produced when Colombo soldier Joseph (Joe Caves)...
by Mafia Today on Apr 12, 2012

Memogate aimed at destabilizing govt: Zahid

LAHORE: Zahid Bukhari, counsel for former ambassador Hussain Haqqani, has left for London for cross-examination of...
by CNews on Jan 1, 1970


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