A Russian court on Monday held a new preliminary hearing in the posthumous fraud trial of dead investment fund lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in defiance of his family who claimed it had no right to appoint defence lawyers.
Late Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, pictured on December 7, 2012. A Russian court has held a new preliminary hearing in Magnitsky's posthumous fraud trial in defiance of his family who claimed it had no right to appoint defence lawyers.
The Tverskoi District court in central Moscow, in a third preliminary hearing in the trial, adjourned the case to March 4 at the request of defence lawyers who Magnitsky's mother said had no right to defend her son.
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