Home > Legal News

Legal News 02/2013 (Page 2)



Dominican lawyer dismisses reports linking him and US senator to prostitution
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – A lawyer in the Dominican Republic is dismissing allegations that he and New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez attended parties with under-aged prostitutes. Attorney Vinicio Castillo Seman says the allegations ...
Kim Kardashian Meets With Lawyer To Discuss Long Pending Divorce From Kris ...
Kim Kardashian Meets With Lawyer To Discuss Long Pending Divorce From Kris ...
Stephen Baldwin may get deal in tax case, lawyer says
Actor Stephen Baldwin and Rockland County prosecutors are working on a plea deal that would keep him out of jail on tax evasion charges, his lawyer said Monday. Baldwin, 46, had been scheduled to appear in Nyack Justice Court on Tuesday to face felony ...
Your Future Lawyer Boyfriend Is Into Yoga, But Not the Kind His Mom Likes
We know you've had a tough time finding men recently, but we really think you'll like this Williamsburg lawyer, Aaron. He is a very busy man, what with his bike training (it is what he does “all the time,” which makes us wonder when he does his lawyer ...
Lawyer stole Warren teens' $389000 trust fund, prosecutors charge
Larry Nevers, officer convicted in death of Malice Green, dies. The Macomb County Medical Examiner's Office said its logs showed Larry Nevers died on Feb.- 1:40 pm. Lawyer stole Warren teens' $389,000 trust fund, prosecutors charge. Robert Bushmohle ...
Lawyer: Mob case vs. rancher 'ridiculous'
The high-powered lawyer defending accused mobster Enrico Ponzo told the Herald yesterday the Swampscott native is a “law-abiding” cattle rancher from Idaho — not the hit man who tried to whack former godfather “Cadillac Frank” Salemme at an ...
Lawyer reportedly claims in decades-old tape Charles Manson may have ...
Lawyer reportedly claims in decades-old tape Charles Manson may have ...
Lawyer stole Michigan teens' $389000 trust fund, prosecutors charge
Lawyer stole Michigan teens' $389,000 trust fund, prosecutors charge. A St.- 8:22 am. Unlike other crops, Michigan's vegetables had only minor damage in 2012. The Michigan Farm Bureau says the state's vegetable crops suffered only minor damage from ...
Lawyer for Berkshire suspect wants trial moved
(AP) — The lawyer for one of three men charged with a Berkshire County triple slaying has asked a judge to move his client's trial out of the county because ''incessant'' and ''inflammatory'' media coverage has ''impaired'' the ability to get a fair ...
Barclay Brothers Thwarted Rival for London Hotels, Lawyer Says
David and Frederick Barclay rode “roughshod” over an Irish developer's legal right to buy shares as they gained control of three luxury London hotels, Patrick McKillen's lawyer said in the U.K. Court of Appeal. The brothers, billionaire owners of the ...
Do you need a lawyer to get divorced? Yes, and don't stop there
SAN DIEGO – February 5, 2013 - More people file for divorce in January than any other month. Family law attorneys call it "divorce season." So as February begins, many decisions are being made that can last a lastime. When a person makes the emotional ...
Floyd Abrams, S&P Lawyer, Says Government Ramped Up Investigation After ...
Floyd Abrams, S&P Lawyer, Says Government Ramped Up Investigation After ...
Alleged SoHo firebug 'stressed from jealousy' lawyer claims after man pleads ...
Alleged SoHo firebug 'stressed from jealousy' lawyer claims after man pleads ...
Noted civil rights lawyer to lead NJ's ACLU group
TRENTON, N.J. — A longtime civil rights lawyer will now lead New Jersey's American Civil Liberties chapter. The group announced Tuesday that 38-year-old Udi Ofer (OO'-dee OH'-fair) will become the chapter's executive director on Feb. 19. He succeeds ...
Lawyer wins control over Houston family farm, takes down accusatory signs
KINGSTON — Leon Houston's former lawyer smiled today as he took hammer in hand and started knocking down signs on his ex-client's family farm. Attorney Jim Logan won control of the Houston family property this morning after a brief hearing in Roane ...
New Trial For Drew Peterson? Old Lawyer Thinks So
CHICAGO (CBS) — Drew Peterson's former lawyer, Joel Brodsky, thinks he's found a reason for Peterson to get a new trial. It concerns attorney Harry Smith, who testified that Stacy Peterson asked him whether she could get more money in a divorce if she ...
Sheriff: Vet Charged in Shootings Won't See Lawyer
A Texas sheriff says the Iraq War veteran charged with gunning down a former Navy SEAL sniper and his friend has refused to meet with his family or court-appointed attorney. Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant says Eddie Ray Routh remained in his cell ...
Tuesday's Ask-A-Lawyer: on-air and online on News 2
Credit: WCBD. The S.C. Bar Ask-A-Lawyer program, which coordinates volunteer lawyers in a regional effort to assist the public with its legal questions, will be held on News 2 Tuesday, Feb. 5 on the 5 & 6pm newscasts. By: WCBD Newsroom | CountOn2.com ...
UCI begins enforcement of fork lawyer tab rule in Qatar
To the exasperation of both riders and team mechanics, UCI commissaires have used the Tour of Qatar to begin enforcing an anti-modification rule that effectively bars team mechanics from filing off the small “lawyer tabs” present on the bottom of every ...
Shady lawyer caught on tape trying to coax witness to change her story
Jurors today heard a recording of a shady lawyer coaching a witness to change her account of a deadly, drug-fueled sex romp involving her, her married boyfriend and another woman at a posh Park Avenue hotel. ”I'm not tryin' to tell you to lie, but I'm ...
Lawyer: School never wavered on prosecuting theft
A lawyer for the Bellmore-Merrick school district testified Tuesday that a decision was made to prosecute a student who stole electronics equipment within days of the May 2009 theft, and school officials never wavered on that decision. Christopher ...
Mark Hummels remembered as best kind of lawyer, person
Colleagues describe Hummels as the “best kind of lawyer,” both brilliant and caring to the core. “He was a gentle soul, someone who always took care of people,” said Ronda Fisk of Osborn Maledon. “One of the remembrances we received was from someone ...
Case of lawyer who rushes to client and ends up in jail puts spotlight on ...
Case of lawyer who rushes to client and ends up in jail puts spotlight on ...
Chris Brown's lawyer: DA's claim client faked community service 'horsesh*t'
LOS ANGELES – Chris Brown's attorney Mark Geragos is not mincing words when it comes to the L.A. District Attorney's motion against his client, Chris Brown. On Tuesday, Deputy District Attorney Mary A. Murray filed a detailed motion in the California ...
Kris Humphries' Lawyer Slams Kim Kardashian's "Unplanned Pregnancy" in Court
Kris Humphries' Lawyer Slams Kim Kardashian's "Unplanned Pregnancy" in Court. Celebrity News February 6, 2013 AT 8:30AM By UsWeekly Staff. Tweet. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries arrive at Kim Kardashian's birthday party at her birthday at ...
Lawyer: Drone memo contradicts itself
“Everyone agrees that if someone were loading a bomb ready to drop on a city in the United States. Everyone would say 'stop that plane,' it wouldn't really matter if it was being piloted by an American or somebody from any other country. That would be ...
Ohio Man Faces Charge He Punched Lawyer in Court
A man whose lawyer helped him get acquitted on an attempted murder count now faces charges that he punched the attorney in the courtroom. A Hamilton County Common Pleas jury convicted Dionte Lummus of felonious assault, robbery and other charges, ...
Dui Lawyer in Los Angeles CA Launches New YouTube Channel For Growing ...
Dui Lawyer in Los Angeles CA Launches New YouTube Channel For Growing ...
Ohio convict to face charges he punched lawyer in courtroom after trying to ...
Ohio convict to face charges he punched lawyer in courtroom after trying to ...
Family lawyer at trial in ex-client's murder; was $24K legal fees dispute a ...
Family lawyer at trial in ex-client's murder; was $24K legal fees dispute a ...
Ask the Lawyer: What happens if someone commits perjury?
As to just who to tell about the dishonest witness, the first thought that comes to mind is to immediately inform the lawyer representing your friend in the criminal case. If there is no lawyer (perhaps your friend represented him or herself), have ...
Dionte Lummus Allegedly Punches Lawyer William Oswall During Trial
Dionte Lummus was acquitted of murder, but now he's accused of punching his lawyer in the face during the trial. CINCINNATI -- A man whose lawyer helped him get acquitted on an attempted murder count now faces charges that he punched the attorney in ...
SF lawyer unlocked door for condemned man
San Francisco attorney Dennis Riordan plays a key role in the new documentary "West of Memphis: Death Row Exoneration," opening at San Francisco's Embarcadero theaters on Friday. Along with his law partner, Don Horgan, Riordan represented Damien ...
The Lawyer's Lawyer Is Great Until a Weak Ending
Every once in a while a book crosses my desk that is by an author who is completely unknown to me. Such was the case with The Lawyer's Lawyer by James Sheehan. I had not read any of Sheehan's previous works, but there was something about this title ...
Rape suspect confronts alleged victims in court, serving as own lawyer
(CBS/AP) PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh-area man charged with raping three women has been facing his accusers in court, cross-examining them as he stands trial. Thirty-nine-year-old Arthur Lamont Henderson is representing himself in the case, which began ...
Lawyer to Seek Psych Exam for Vet in SEAL's Death
Lawyer to Seek Psych Exam for Vet in SEAL's Death. By DANNY ROBBINS Associated Press. DALLAS February 7, 2013 (AP). An attorney for the Iraq War veteran accused of killing a former Navy SEAL sniper and his friend at a Texas shooting range said ...
Lawyer to seek psych exam for vet in SEAL's death
DALLAS -- An attorney for the Iraq War veteran accused of killing a former Navy SEAL sniper and his friend at a Texas shooting range said Wednesday that he will ask for a court-appointed psychiatrist to examine his client. R. Shay Isham, who was ...
Gridiron lawyer Andrew Lee: T-Mobile's fraudulent bill was a five-year ...
Gridiron lawyer Andrew Lee: T-Mobile's fraudulent bill was a five-year ...
Paul Zukerberg, Marijuana Lawyer, Faces DC Council Challenge
A high-profile marijuana lawyer's campaign for D.C. Council may be derailed by a challenger who claims he didn't collect enough signatures to be placed on the ballot. Paul Zukerberg, running in April's special election for the vacant at-large seat, has ...
lawyer sentenced in Quogue hit-run
A Manhattan lawyer and philanthropist who hit and badly injured a lifeguard while driving drunk in Quogue was sent to prison after hearing from his victim about the damage he caused. Tabber Benedict, 35, was returning home from the Hamptons early on ...
Lawyer to seek psych exam for vet in shooting
Lawyer to seek psych exam for vet in shooting. By Danny Robbins - The Associated Press Posted : Wednesday Feb 6, 2013 20:10:16 EST. DALLAS — An attorney for the Iraq War veteran accused of killing a former Navy SEAL sniper and his friend at a Texas ...
Nike could build out of state, lawyer told Oregon attorney in email
Just days before Gov. John Kitzhaber announced Nike wanted to expand its operations in Oregon, a lawyer for the sporting goods giant made clear just how high the stakes were, according to one of several emails the state released Wednesday. "If we ...
Lawyer for Crundwell asks for lenience
Lawyer for Crundwell asks for lenience. Print Email. « Rita Crundwell. » 2013-02-07T03:45:00Z 2013-02-07T05:05:48Z Lawyer for Crundwell asks for lenienceThe Associated Press The Associated Press. 1 hour ago • Associated Press. (3) Comments ...
Vietnam Frees Dissident Lawyer From Prison Early
A U.S.-trained human rights lawyer has been released early from a Vietnamese prison, the foreign ministry said Thursday, even as the Communist government intensifies its crackdown on activists and bloggers it sees as challenging one-party rule. Le Cong ...
S&P Hires John Keker, Lawyer Who Defended Lance Armstrong, Enron Exec ...
S&P Hires John Keker, Lawyer Who Defended Lance Armstrong, Enron Exec ...
Chris Brown's Lawyer BLASTS DA Office — Claims They Are TORTURING Chris!
After the hearing, Breezy's lawyer Mark Geragos publicly REAMED OUT the LA District Attorney's office for a good five minutes, claiming the motion the DA filed against Brown — a motion that alleges Chreezy faked reports detailing his community service ...
'Demon' Lawyer Becomes Japan's Third Female Justice
Kaoru Onimaru became the first woman who spent a career practicing law to join Japan's highest court, which draws many of its justices from the ranks of bureaucrats or career judges. (In Japan, people can enter the judiciary right after passing the bar ...
Partying lawyer impedes investigation into wine-throwing disturbance
SEATTLE -- Throwing a glass of wine into an enemy's face is a time-honored tradition of reality TV shows (and shows that make fun of those reality TV shows). But, it's a maneuver that is perhaps best left to the professionals, especially when police ...
2nd Morton lawyer takes stand in Anderson inquiry
On Wednesday, Morton's other lawyer, Bill White, testified that Anderson stiff-armed the defense's efforts to gain access to evidence that might have helped their case 25 years ago. It was a no-discovery case,” said Bill White, who is still a ...
Alex Collins' family hires lawyer; college announcement set again for today
The mother of South Plantation High running back Alex Collins has hired an attorney with the Cochran firm to represent the family "while she contemplates on signing the NCAA's Letter of Intent" that will decide where her son plays football in college ...