Orthodox Monk Wins Case to Practice as a Lawyer in Greece

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) on Tuesday vindicated an Orthodox monk whose application to register at the bar had been rejected by the...

Convicted Greek Terrorist On Hunger Strike is Hospitalized

Dimitris Koufontinas, a convicted terrorist who belonged to the the November 17 (N17) militant organization, was in the hospital on Tuesday following a five-day...

Greek Anarchist Group Vandalize Lawyer’s Office; Threaten Judges

A leading member of the Greek anarchist group Rubicon (Rouvikonas) was arrested late Friday after a raid against a law office in Athens. Footage posted...

Greek “Prison Mafia” Suspects Released on Bail

Two prominent Greek criminal lawyers who were arrested last Friday over their alleged involvement in the so-called "prison mafia" scandal were released on bail...

Greek Intelligence Service Refutes Plot Involving Ex PM Karamanlis’ Assassination

Documents from Greece's National Intelligence Service (EYP) intimating that the so called ''Pythia Plot" was a complete falsehood were leaked to the Greek press...

Prominent Greek Lawyers Arrested in “Prison Mafia” Scandal

Two of Greece's most prominent lawyers were arrested on Thursday and Friday, suspected of taking part in the so-called "prison mafia" scandal which has...

Greek Court Rejects ”Mr. Bitcoin’s” Appeal for Release

The misdemeanors court of Piraeus has rejected an appeal for release from detention on behalf of the Russian national Alexander Vinnik, also known by...

82-Year-Old Greek Woman Going to Trial for Selling Wild Greens

An elderly Greek woman is to due to appear in court in June charged with selling wild greens (horta) at a open market of...

Greek Court Vacates Eight-Year Jail Term for Hospital Cleaner

A Greek appeals court on Monday commuted a hospital cleaner's eight-year prison sentence to a three-year suspended sentence. She had originally been given the draconian...

Greek Judge Sicilianos Elected President of European Court of Human Rights

Greek judge Linos Alexandros Sicilianos was elected as President of the European Court of Human Rights on Monday. According to a press release issued by the...

Bankers and Party Employees To Face Charges Over Questionable Political Funding

Bank executives and employees of the New Democracy and PASOK parties will soon face criminal charges, Greek media reported on Friday, after financial prosecutors...

Prominent Greek Lawyer Antonis Vgontzas Dies at 73

Greek lawyer and politician Antonis Vgontzas died in Athens on Friday. He was 73 years old. Vgontzas served in public office for many years including...

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