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Evangelical lawyer: Atheists want to 'finish the job' terrorists started on 9/11
An evangelical lawyer and professor from Jerry Falwell's Liberty University on Wednesday warned that atheists were trying to “finish the job” that terrorists started when they attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2011. On Wednesday's Faith and ...
Ex-KPMG auditor's lawyer says inside trader cooperating with FBI
"This was a pretty contained investigation," said Harland Brawn, the lawyer representing Scott I. London. London left KPMG KPMG.UL last week after admitting to sharing non-public information about the nutritional products group and footwear maker with ...
Lawyer: Bond for Gucci Mane set at $75000
ATLANTA -- A lawyer for Gucci Mane says a judge has set a $75,000 bond for the rapper, who is accused of hitting a fan in the head with a champagne bottle at an Atlanta nightclub. Attorney Drew Findling said Wednesday that his client, whose real name ...
NY lawyer who got US citizenship for thousands gets 5 years in prison for ...
NY lawyer who got US citizenship for thousands gets 5 years in prison for ...
Insider Trader Is Identified
The Los Angeles-area man who traded on confidential information provided by a former KPMG LLP partner at the center of a federal insider-trading probe is Bryan Shaw, his lawyer said. Between 2010 and last year, Mr. Shaw "received non-public information ...
Arcade owners hire constitutional lawyer Bruce Rogow, prepare for legal ...
Arcade owners hire constitutional lawyer Bruce Rogow, prepare for legal ...
Lawyer: Killer con upbeat
Notorious con man Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter — now a convicted murderer facing life in a California prison — is “still optimistic” about his chances of overturning his conviction on appeal, his attorney told the Herald. “He certainly still ...
Jamille G. Jamra, 1917-2013: Trial lawyer got Ohio Bar honor
Jamille G. Jamra, 95, a trial lawyer with a career that spanned six decades and a partner in the firm Eastman & Smith who was a leader in local and state bar associations, died Monday in Ebeid Residence, Sylvania. He had kidney failure, his daughter ...
Officer's defense lawyer seeks psychiatric exam of assault victim who had a stroke
The defense lawyer for the former Sacramento police officer accused of raping an elderly woman is asking a judge to order a psychiatric evaluation of the woman. Sacramento Superior Court Judge Cheryl Chun Meegan on Wednesday scheduled a hearing ...
Lawyer Says Hurd Will Plead Guilty
DALLAS (AP) - Sam Hurd's attorney says the former NFL wide receiver is expected to enter a guilty plea to charges arising from what prosecutors describe as efforts to launch a drug-distribution network. Hurd's attorney, Jay Ethington of Dallas, says he ...
Couple may testify against Kansas City lawyer in father's death
Van Note, a Kansas City lawyer, is charged with killing her millionaire father by forging health care documents that led to University Hospital doctors removing him from life support. William Van Note and his long-time girlfriend were attacked at their ...
Rutgers lawyer resigns amid inquiry over decision to suspend - instead of fire ...
Rutgers lawyer resigns amid inquiry over decision to suspend - instead of fire ...
Rutgers lawyer who said university should not fire basketball coach has resigned
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – A Rutgers University lawyer who approved a decision to suspend the men's basketball coach rather than fire him last year has resigned. University officials announced last week that the lawyer, John Wolf, had left his leadership ...
Rutgers lawyer John Wolf resigns
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- A Rutgers University lawyer resigned Thursday amid growing anger that he was still employed by the school after approving a decision in December to suspend rather than fire basketball coach Mike Rice. The suspension came ...
Martha Stewart lawyer: No store at Penney's 'anymore'
Bloomberg News reports: A lawyer for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia told a New York court Thursday that there are no longer plans for a Stewart branded boutique at J.C. Penney stores. He made the statement in seeking dismissal of a breach-of-cntract ...
Rutgers U. Lawyer Is Latest to Resign in Basketball Scandal's Wake
But it later came to light that Mr. Wolf had stepped down only from his vice-president position and was given a new job as a university lawyer, according to the newspaper. That move prompted complaints from many who took issue with Mr. Wolf staying on, ...
Lawyer for Martin J. Rothschild asks for return of seized computers
Syracuse, NY- Computers seized by federal and state authorities from well-known personal injury lawyer Martin J. Rothschild's home and East Syracuse law office in February must be returned to protect Rothschild's clients' privacy, an attorney for ...
Immigration lawyer who posed as rabbi sentenced to four years in prison
NEW YORK (JTA) -- A New York immigration lawyer who fraudulently presented himself as a rabbi was sentenced to a four-year prison term. Earl Seth David, 49, was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan for passing himself off as Rabbi ...
Ex-cop's lawyer challenges competency of alleged rape victim
Deputy District Attorney Amy Holliday used a computer at the lawyers' table to type up questions and show them to the 78-year-old woman. The prosecutor then addressed them verbally to the alleged victim whose speech has been impaired by aphasia since ...
If You Don't Want to Be a Lawyer, Don't Go to Law School
Even knowing that only 56% of the class of 2012 were able to get jobs as attorneys, these people aren't worried about employment statistics like that, because they DON'T WANT TO BE LAWYERS. I'll pause here for a second so you can digest that statement ...
Lawyer: Texas college knife attack suspect on suicide watch, to remain jailed ...
Lawyer: Texas college knife attack suspect on suicide watch, to remain jailed ...
Entertainment Lawyer Hilary Bibicoff Joins Boutique Firm
Hillary Bibicoff is leaving her partnership at Greenberg Glusker for a place at the boutique law firm of Holmes Weinberg PC. “I had the pleasure of working with Hillary at the beginning of her career. I'm delighted with her success and look forward to ...
Rutgers lawyer John Wolf resigns
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Rutgers University took steps Thursday to publicly address the fallout from the scandal over its men's basketball coach, announcing an expected independent review and hiring a respected former state attorney general as the new ...
Ex-KPMG Partner London Will Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says
Ex-KPMG LLP partner Scott London, who led the firm's audit practice in Los Angeles and was charged today with passing inside tips to a friend, will plead guilty, his lawyer said. London was charged by federal prosecutors in Los Angeles with passing ...
Ex-KPMG auditor to plead guilty, free on $150000 bond: lawyer
Copyright Reuters 2013. LOS ANGELES – Scott London, the former senior auditor at KPMG in Los Angeles who was charged with conspiracy to commit securities fraud, intends to plead guilty at his May 17 arraignment, his lawyer said on Thursday. London ...
Video: Ex-Dallas Cowboy Sam Hurd's lawyer: 'Cocaine was provided by the ...
Video: Ex-Dallas Cowboy Sam Hurd's lawyer: 'Cocaine was provided by the ...
Saudi Arabia: Huge Obstacles for First Woman Lawyer
(Beirut) – Saudi authorities need to lift the many obstacles facing the first woman to train as a lawyer in Saudi Arabia before she can enter the profession on an equal basis with men. The Justice Ministry on April 8, 2013, licensed Arwa al-Hujaili, a ...
Mike Arrington refutes rape claim, posts lawyer's letter
In a long letter to Allen posted on Arrington's blog Uncrunched, a lawyer representing Arrington said the claims were completely untrue and damaging to his client's reputation, and demanded an immediate retraction. The letter from the Los Angeles firm ...
Ponzi lawyer Rothstein's wife seeks sentence delay
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has won a three-month delay in her sentencing for a conspiracy charge so she can possibly testify in a related case. The attorney for 39-year-old Kim Rothstein says in ...
Armand Salese, respected lawyer, dies
She described her father as a lawyer "who was always pulling for the underdog. He was never looking for fame or money. He was always working to make sure people were not being mistreated." Pima County Superior Court Judge Howard Hantman knew ...
Lawyer for Falun Gong believers says assaulted by Chinese police
BEIJING (Reuters) - A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer said on Friday he was badly beaten by police after he was denied the right to defend believers of banned spiritual group Falun Gong. The beating is likely to renew focus on China's human ...
The Washington Lawyer Nominee
First, government lawyers are likely to be the perfect combination of talented lawyers and loyal to the President's jurisprudential agenda. Srinivasan grew up in Kansas, but ended up in Washington for most of his career because some of the best legal ...
Lawyer says students passed around photos of sexual assault
Students shared photos of a girl being sexually assaulted in the days before the girl committed suicide, a lawyer representing the family said. Robert Allard, an attorney representing the family of 15-year-old Audrie Pott, told the San Jose Mercury ...
Dina Lohan 'Proud Of' Lindsay; Lawyer Says 'No Truth' to Rehab Center Report
Everyone's buzzing about Lindsay Lohan's comedic performance on "Late Show With David Letterman" Tuesday night, and one person who was particularly proud is her dear mom, Dina. As for a report that Lindsay's rehab facility has been decided upon, her ...
Soccer-Ex-Zimbabwe star Ndlovu acquitted of culpable homicide-lawyer
HARARE, April 12 (Reuters) - Former Zimbabwe football captain Peter Ndlovu has been found not guilty of culpable homicide following a car accident that killed his brother Adam last December, his lawyer said on Friday. Former Coventry City striker Peter ...
Serageldin to Plead Guilty to Conspiracy, His Lawyer Says
Kareem Serageldin, the ex-global head of Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN)'s structured credit trading business, will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy, his lawyer, Sean Casey, told a judge today in Manhattan federal court. To contact the reporter on ...
Lawyer: Calif suicide victim's family in seclusion
SARATOGA, Calif. (AP) — The attorney for the family of a 15-year-old California girl who killed herself after photos surfaced online of a sexual assault she suffered at a party says the family has gone into seclusion. Attorney Robert Allard says the ...
Lawyer: Former sub commander erred in faking death
A former submarine commander who faked his death to end an extramarital affair knows he made a terrible mistake and has apologized, and the Navy shouldn't throw away his talent and training, his lawyer said Friday at a hearing to determine whether he ...
Lawyer may ask new trial for fugitive rapist
After Irving appeared briefly in Norfolk Superior Court on Friday, his Boston lawyer, Neil Tassel, said he was looking into the case and may file a motion for a new trial. ''It's certainly something that we're investigating,'' Tassel told reporters ...
Jailed Online Poker Payment Processor Sues His Former Lawyer For Malpractice
A Las Vegas businessman who is currently serving jail time for processing online poker payments filed a lawsuit this week against his former lawyer for professional malpractice, claiming the lawyer misled him about the legalities of processing poker ...
The madness ends: lawyer Charles Carreon to pay $46100
Last summer, Tucson lawyer Charles Carreon dashed off a letter requesting that the creator of popular webcomic The Oatmeal "deliver to me a check in the amount of $20,000," as payment for some things Oatmeal creator Matt Inman had said about a site ...
Laboard's former attorney violated attorney-client privilege
Baltimore County prosecutors will not be allowed to use information provided by James D. Laboard's lawyer on the night that the off-duty police officer allegedly killed a Randallstown teenager, a judge ruled Friday. During a criminal motions hearing ...
Lawyer Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Participating in Massive ...
Lawyer Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Participating in Massive ...
Top Rutgers lawyer tied to coaching scandal gets more than $420K in ... - The Star-Ledger
Top Rutgers lawyer tied to coaching scandal gets more than $420K in ...
Lawyer: Girl saw details online of sex assault
And she was horrified to discover that her attackers were three of her friends, her family's lawyer says. Eight days after the party, she hanged herself. Expert: Girls' suicides show cyber-bullying "getting worse" · 3 teens arrested for assault after ...
West Hollywood Lawyer Dies After Being Diagnosed With Meningitis
A West Hollywood lawyer diagnosed with meningitis earlier this week died Friday, heightening concerns by local officials about the possible spread of the disease. West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran said in a telephone interview Friday evening ...
Caution advised after West Hollywood lawyer stricken with meningitis
Only a week or so ago, Duran said, he had seen the lawyer, whom he described as extremely fit. Officials said that over Easter weekend he had attended the White Party in Palm Springs, an annual gathering that draws 8,000 to 10,000 gay men from across ...
Caution advised after West Hollywood lawyer contracts meningitis
Only a week or so ago, Duran said, he had seen the lawyer, whom he described as extremely fit. Officials said that over Easter weekend he had attended the White Party in Palm Springs, an annual spring break gathering that generally draws 8,000 to 10 ...
Family lawyer: Calif. girl who killed herself was friends with boys who ...
Family lawyer: Calif. girl who killed herself was friends with boys who ...
Lawyer in NH Exxon Mobil case has string of wins
CONCORD, N.H. -- At age 11, Jessica Grant used to turn her bedroom into a courtroom and play at being a lawyer. She's not playing anymore. At age 44, she led the state of New Hampshire to a $236 million verdict last week against Exxon Mobil Corp. in a ...