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Trump picks FCC's top lawyer for open commission seat
He's the FCC's top lawyer and worked in Pai's office for three years, advising the then-commissioner on wireless, public safety and international issues. As general counsel, Carr has been on the front lines defending Pai's policy shifts. Carr had to ...
Suspect in Holocaust memorial vandalism is mentally ill: lawyer
BOSTON — A man suspected of using a rock to shatter a glass panel on the New England Holocaust Memorial is mentally ill, his lawyer said Wednesday, as elected officials and religious groups came together to condemn the vandalism. “As a city we stand ...
Martin Shkreli's lawyer gives explosive opening argument defending 'Pharma Bro; prosecutors say he's a con man ...
Martin Shkreli's lawyer gives explosive opening argument defending 'Pharma Bro; prosecutors say he's a con man ...
Kushner-Ivanka Trump lawyer still fighting Trump over sanctuary cities
A lawyer for Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump is keeping up the legal fight against President Donald Trump's effort to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities. Jamie Gorelick, a deputy attorney general under President Bill Clinton, filed another legal ...
Martin Shkreli's lawyer: 'Maybe he's nuts but that doesn't make him guilty'
A federal prosecutor called Martin Shkreli a liar and a fraudster in the opening statements of his criminal fraud trial, but his lawyer defended him as an oddball genius who made millions of dollars for investors. "Maybe he's nuts but that doesn't make ...
Ex-lawyer Prins admits to defrauding clients
Former San Antonio attorney Todd Prins arrives at the U.S. Federal Courthouse on Wednesday. He pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. He admitted to forging judges' signatures, fabricating court documents and misappropriating money from his law ...
Dwyane Wade plays for the Bulls — his lawyer fights 'em
The dean of Chicago's divorce lawyers didn't take up the torero's muleta (the red rag used to bewilder the bull) until he was 66, when his wife surprised him with a trip to a bullfighting school in Spain. A subsequent run-in with a 700-pound bull that ...
Trump is outsourcing White House media relations to his personal lawyer
In the hours after the Supreme Court allowed partial implementation of President Trump's travel ban on Monday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not have much to say about the decision. During an off-camera briefing with reporters in which ...
Councilman investigations cost city thousands in lawyer fees
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - An Arizona councilman's bad behavior has cost the city of Tempe thousands of dollars. KNXV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2simJ18 ) Tempe has spent over $18,000 on two cases where lawyers determined city council could punish Councilman ...