Towards the end of the hearing, Abdullah asked presiding judge
Omar for permission to speak to his lawyer.
Thereafter, the presiding judge
called up three prosecution witnesses - Obaida's father and uncle, and the Indian cleaner, who had found the boy's body - to testify.
Advocate Obaid Al Mazmi, the lawyer of the victim's family, handed presiding judge
Abdul Wahhab a civil lawsuit in which he asked the court to implement the sternest punishment (capital sentence) and sought Dh21,000 in civil compensation.
The suspect asked presiding judge
Al Shamsi to allow him to present two defence witnesses to counter the allegations brought against him.
The penalties are up to the presiding judge
but can include fines, mandatory attendance at a four-hour class, community service or all three.
In addition, among other distinguished members, the IMAC panel includes three former Chief Judges of the United States District Courts as well as the former Presiding Judge
of the California Court of Appeal, Second District, Division Four and the former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
The new assignments were made this week by Los Angeles Superior Court Presiding Judge
TO) announced today that the presiding judge
in the California lawsuit between Zi and Tegic Communications Inc.
Bruce Clark swore in on Monday the 2002-03 Ventura County grand jury, which investigates and oversees government functions.
OTCBB:TNAVQ) announced today that the Honorable Judge Hargrove, the presiding judge
over the Company's Chapter 11 Reorganization in the San Diego Bankruptcy Court, denied a motion from Senior Care Industries and granted the Company's request for an extension of Tri-National's exclusivity period through July 31, 2002.
But the Daily News obtained an independent audit of the fund ordered by Presiding Judge
James Basque that revealed that some of the money in the fund should have been deposited into the court's general account.
Despite the fact that New York State law prohibits cameras in trial courts, the presiding judge
in this case, State Supreme Court Justice Nicholas Colabella, has ruled that television and still camera coverage will be allowed.