or simply "pissing around and pissing us off", according to a certain individual.

Τρίτη, Ιουνίου 05, 2007

Δικηγόροι χαμένων υποθέσεων

"I am the champion of unsuccessful cases -- at least in Russia,"

Moskalenko, 53, is known as a formidable legal foe of the Russian state, invariably losing in the country's courts but winning numerous cases at the European Court in Strasbourg, where her clients include the families of tortured, disappeared or murdered Chechens.

Stewart was convicted of providing material support (through a press conference and allowing access by her translator)

In explaining his refusal to either impose the longer thirty year sentence proposed by the prosecution, or waive jail time entirely as Stewart had requested, the judge said that during her long career of representing unpopular clients she had "performed a public service, not only to her clients, but to the nation", but that her actions in this case constituted "extraordinarily severe criminal conduct"