Allan Gerson: Lawyer who sought justice for Lockerbie victims

He pioneered the pursuit of foreign governments in US courts for complicity in terrorism Harrison Smith Friday 27 December 2019 00:00 Gerson was counsel to the US delegation to the UN from 1981 to 1986 ( Gerson family ) Washington lawyer and legal scholar Allan Gerson helped to pioneer the practice of suing foreign governments […]

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Doctors cleared in landmark euthanasia trial of women ‘who wanted to end her life because of a relationship’

‘This is such a relief for all doctors,’ says defence lawyer Maighna Nanu Friday 31 January 2020 16:02 BELGA/AFP via Getty Images Three Belgian doctors accused of murder for wrongly helping a woman end her life have been cleared by a court in a landmark case concerning euthanasia. Relatives of Tine Nys, 38, who was given […]

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Like Emily Maitlis, I’ve been stalked – and I know that even prison can’t protect women from their perpetrators

Those of us unfortunate enough to have been through experiences similar to Maitlis’s are all too familiar with perpetrators’ persistence Katie Bishop @WhatKatieBWrote Tuesday 4 February 2020 17:20 Emily Maitlis’ stalker has been sentenced to another three years in prison for breaching a restraining order preventing him from contacting the BBC presenter. Edward Vines, who met […]

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