Jimmy Lai trial: Hong Kong to ask Beijing to rule on use of overseas legal professionals in nationwide safety instances

Hong Kong CNN  —  Hong Kong’s chief mentioned he’ll ask Beijing to find out whether or not overseas legal professionals can work on nationwide safety instances within the metropolis, a transfer with repercussions for the upcoming trial of jailed pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai. The announcement got here Monday, hours after the Court docket of…


NYC borough presidents demand freeze on eviction circumstances

Two borough presidents are demanding a direct freeze on all eviction circumstances wherein tenants are unable to get a lawyer, the Each day Information has discovered. Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine and Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson’s demand comes as lots of of hundreds of pending eviction circumstances are clogging the courts after the eviction…