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ba ri ster

  • n  a British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution

  • The Supreme Court in session was hearing the argument of a learned barrister who appeared on behalf of the Cement Manufacturers' Protective Association, party to a case there .
  • After watching a lobster thrash about as it was boiled alive at a grocery store, a British barrister devised a kinder way to kill crustaceans.
  • Montague Druitt, a barrister with knowledge of human anatomy.
News & Articles

  • English Gavels Resound in a Trove Headed to Yale
    Yale University has acquired a vast and renowned collection of English lawbooks and legal manuscripts assembled by the barrister Anthony Taussig.
    June 16, 2013 - New York Times
  • Book Review: Clear and Convincing Evidence: My Career in Intellectual Property Law - by George Gerstman
    Book Review: Clear and Convincing Evidence: My Career in Intellectual Property Law - by George Gerstman Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2013 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 10:00 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 If being a Barrister is in your future, then this is a must read.
    June 15, 2013 -
  • H.K.'s Tong Says Decision on Snowden Up to Beijing
    June 14 (Bloomberg) -- Ronny Tong, a member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council and a practicing barrister, talks about Edward Snowden, the former national security contractor who has admitted leaked details of a U.S. electronic surveillance program.
    June 14, 2013 - Bloomberg

  • Greg Bird in Sydney Morning Herald
    He needed some support. If we hadn't been there, all he would have had there was his barrister,Mrs Bird said. "He never even had a club member to go along and support him. I thought that was a bit odd. If we hadn't been there for him, he...
  • Sheikh Hasina in The Daily Star
    When Taposh was only three-year old, his father and mother were brutally killed by the defeated force in 1975. Taposh, after years of hard work, established himself as a barrister. But the evil force is again out to kill him,Hasina said....
  • Leonard Hamilton in USA Today
    He is the seniormost member in our party and his loss is going to be a great loss for the Communist movement. Even though (he was) born into a rich family and studied abroad to be a barrister, he returned to the country and started building the... VS Achuthanandan Hindustan Times Jan 17, 2010 8335 11724 barroom It's like a barroom brawl inside," Hamilton said.

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