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Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky lawyer accused of conspiring to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments has entered a guilty plea. Eric C. Conn pleaded guilty Friday to stealing from the Social Security ...
How a Muslim lawyer and critic of Showtime's 'Homeland' became a consultant for the show
A new character on "Homeland" — a hard-charging lawyer, fighting for Muslim American rights — is even modeled after him. “That's flattering," he says. "but there's a lot of great work that many people do all over the country.” At first, Kassem wasn't ...
Lawyer: Girl, 17, beaten at Rockville High; community wasn't notified
Rene Sandler, the lawyer for the family of a Rockville High student, said her client, a 17-year-old girl, was “jumped” and beaten in the main lobby of the high school the morning of March 7, and that parents, other than the parents of the victim, were ...
STL lawyer will mediate NASCAR wrongful death lawsuit
A wrongful death lawsuit involving NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will move onto mediation next month — with a St. Louisan running the proceedings. The New York Law Journal reports that attorney Glenn Norton of St. Louis, a former judge on the Missouri ...
Defense lawyer who fondled jailed client faces $500k lawsuit
A former Multnomah County inmate who says her defense attorney fondled her during jail visits has filed a $500,000 lawsuit against the county, her former attorney and his law firm. The woman is suing Christian Day, who was convicted of misdemeanor ...
Wisconsin shootings: Suspect may have targeted wife's divorce lawyer
The suspect in a Wisconsin shooting spree that left four people dead reportedly was identified Friday as court records showed that one of the victims was his wife's divorce lawyer. The suspect was identified as 45-year old Nengmy Vang, a person close ...
Lawyer With Key Evidence In Russian Corruption Scandals Falls From Building Before Testifying
Curious things have happened to lawyers involved in a massive tax fraud investigation involving government officials in Russia. Sergei L. Magnitsky, the lawyer who initially uncovered the alleged fraud died in prison. This week, Nikolai Gorokhov, the ...
Lawyer: Man Charged in Detroit Cop Shootings Is 'Delusional'
Lawyer: Man Charged in Detroit Cop Shootings Is 'Delusional'. A lawyer is raising questions about the mental health of a man charged with shooting two Detroit police officers and suspected of killing a college officer. | March 24, 2017, at 12:06 p.m ...
Lawyer for accused Rockville rapist reveals why ICE did not deport his client
Lawyer for accused Rockville rapist reveals why ICE did not deport his client Attorney Andrew Jezic said ICE released his client, Henry Sanchez-Milian, who is accused in a rape of a 14-year-old girl at Rockville (Md.) High School, because it does not ...