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Chris Brown's lawyer says neighbors harassing pop star
Chris Brown's lawyer says neighbors harassing pop star. By Kate Mather and Richard Winton. May 11, 2013, 8:05 a.m.. print. Comments. 5. Chris Brown's street art. Neighbors are angry at entertainer Chris Brown's street art painted outside his Hollywood ...
Twitter Lawyer Selected For Office By President Obama - The Inquisitr
She was nicknamed “The Decider” for her work with a team of lawyers who reviewed Google's products, according to the New York Times. After eight years with Google as part of the Perkins Coie law firm, Nicole Wong moved on to Twitter. With Wong at the ...
Lawyer's license revoked; has Waverly connections - Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
“We do not tolerate theft by Iowa lawyers,” Wiggins wrote. The ruling noted Stowe claimed his methamphetamine use stemmed from post-traumatic stress from an alleged 2007 kidnapping in Belize while on a cruise with his family. “However, other accounts ...
Cleveland Kidnap Drama Takes Strange Turn: Lawyer For Michelle Knight's ...
Cleveland Kidnap Drama Takes Strange Turn: Lawyer For Michelle Knight's ...
Manhattan Gay Bashing Suspect's Lawyer Says Client Was "Wrong Place At The ...
Manhattan Gay Bashing Suspect's Lawyer Says Client Was "Wrong Place At The ...
Lawyer: West paramedic 'not guilty' of possessing pipe bomb material
WEST — Three days after a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant, Bryce Reed climbed onto a coffee table at a local motel where displaced families picked over donated sweatshirts and pizza. Wearing a navy blue shirt emblazoned with “West EMS ...
Boston Bomber Black Widow Hires Bin Laden's Secretary's Lawyer
If Obama had succeeded in capturing Osama bin Laden and giving him a civilian trial, as he intended, maybe Katherine Russell Tsarnaev might have been able to get his lawyer. Instead she had to settle for the next best thing. His secretary's lawyer ...
Lawyer nominated for clerk magistrate
Abington lawyer Donald Hart has been nominated by Governor Deval Patrick to be clerk magistrate for the Nantucket District Court, and was interviewed by the Governor's Council last Wednesday. Hart graduated New England School of Law in 1999, went on ...
Panic Street Lawyer: Moonlight mayoral meme
Panic Street Lawyer, who has a second job at night writing on the newspaper's website, believes that certain aspects of this race -- which, for all intents and purposes, ends with the May 21 Democratic Party primary -- has more in common with a ...
In entire court term, justices see 1 black lawyer
The numbers were marginally better for Hispanic lawyers, four of whom argued for a total of 1 hour, 45 minutes. Women were better represented, accounting for just over 17 percent of the arguments before the justices. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) less ...
Egyptian lawyer denies that Mubarak spoke to paper
CAIRO (Reuters) - A lawyer representing former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak denied on Sunday that his client had spoken to a newspaper, describing as a fabrication reports that he had said it was too early to judge Mohamed Mursi's performance as ...
Supreme Court Saw Only One African-American Lawyer In Last 75 Hours Of ...
Supreme Court Saw Only One African-American Lawyer In Last 75 Hours Of ...
Bombing Suspect's Lawyer A Quiet Defender Of The Notorious
"I mean someone like Ted Kasczynski, the Unabomber, doesn't really want to be around lawyers." In fact, Kaczynski repeatedly tried to fire Clarke and represent himself. Yet in 1998, Clarke sounded sympathetic. She explained that her client simply ...
Minnesota Lawyer Billed Client For The Hours He Spent Having Sex With Her
The Director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility has filed a petition for disciplinary action alleging that respondent Thomas P. Lowe committed professional misconduct, namely, engaging in a sexual relationship with a vulnerable client ...
James Tolbert dies at 86; lawyer pressed Hollywood on civil rights
His son, Tony, is a lawyer who credits the influence of both parents but especially his father for motivating him to move out of his Los Angeles home in 2011 and allow a series of struggling families to live there rent-free for a year. "This is, in ...
Reporter fires back at Mubarak's lawyer, says 'interview is real'
A journalist who claimed to have interviewed Egypt's ousted president fired back on Sunday at Hosni Mubarak's lawyer, who said the interview never took place. “The interview is real,” Mohamed al-Sheikh, a reporter at Egypt's al-Watan newspaper, told Al ...
Lawyer Rick Esenberg revels in public policy fights - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
He's a trial lawyer at heart, a very good brief writer, very good at dealing with witnesses, in particular," says Thomas L. Shriner Jr., Esenberg's mentor at Foley & Lardner and a member of the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty litigation advisory ...
Lawyer for terrorist 'Carlos the Jackal' says Venezuela should demand France ...
Lawyer for terrorist 'Carlos the Jackal' says Venezuela should demand France ...
Iowa Lawyer Loses License After Drug Conviction
WAVERLY, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa lawyer and former police officer lost his law license after being convicted of drug and forgery charges. The Iowa Supreme Court revoked 41-year-old Brian Loren Stowe's law license after reviewing his case. In 2010, Stowe ...
Lawyer prepares for massive salmonella lawsuit
Lawyer prepares for massive salmonella lawsuit. By Spencer Lubitz. CREATED May. 12, 2013. Tweet; Share; Email; Print. Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- As the amount of people who say they got sick with salmonella after eating at Firefly continues to add up, ...
Political Blotter: Twitter lawyer to get White House job
Caucus members heard testimony from former House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ron Dellums, D-Oakland; Zeke Johnson, director of Amnesty International USA's Security with Human Rights Campaign; international human rights lawyer and New ...
Lawyer loses license over drug, theft convictions
Photos. KCCI 8 Crime Beat. An Iowa lawyer and former police officer lost his law license after being convicted of drug and forgery charges. Other Stories. Kayakers rescued from log jam · Lineman sings anthem, Barnstormers roll · Record nitrate levels ...
Carlos the Jackal's lawyer seeks Venezuelan backing - GlobalPost
A lawyer for the notorious Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal is in Caracas seeking President Nicolas Maduro's backing in an appeal against his client's conviction starting Monday in Paris. Carlos, whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, was ...
O.J. Simpson: My lawyer put me in prison
O.J. Simpson: My lawyer put me in prison. By Graham Winch. updated 12:12 PM EDT, Mon May 13, 2013. NEED TO KNOW. O.J. Simpson seeking new trial to overturn 2008 conviction; Football legend says former attorney gave bad advice, which led to his ...
Online Legal Services Platform Rocket Lawyer Raises $15 Million
Online legal services platform Rocket Lawyer has raised another $15 million in new funding, we've confirmed with the company. We're told that the funding was raised from a “strategic investor,” who is not being named at this time. Rocket Lawyer ...
Kilpatrick cites media, lawyer in appeal of conviction in corruption case
Kilpatrick took issue with the media, his lawyer, certain witnesses, and the grand jury selection process and listed a host of reasons as to why U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds should overturn his verdict or grant him a new trial. According to his ...
Mantles hire lawyer to get auctioneer to stop saying Mickey used corked bat
Gray Flannel Auctions, at the request of the family's lawyers, removed the controversial bat from its web site on Thursday. But the auction house has not issued a “correction of the false claims” and is still balking at providing the Mantles with the ...
Maryland delegate will plead guilty to drunken boating charge, lawyer says
A lawyer for Maryland Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. (R-Anne Arundel) said Monday that his client has secured a plea deal with prosecutors that would not result in jail time for a drunken boating charge. Under the deal, which still must be approved by a ...
RI estate lawyer says he's innocent in death fraud
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – An estate planning lawyer who pleaded guilty to using the identities of terminally ill people to obtain tens of millions of dollars has told a federal judge he is innocent and entitled to his day in court. Joseph Caramadre is trying ...
Denver area lawyer indicted on charges she defrauded the IRS
A Denver-area lawyer has been indicted for allegedly defrauding the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Denver said Monday. According to the indictment, the lawyer, Eva Melissa Sugar, 59, worked with Financial Fortress Associates, ...
Peter Perlman- Life Lessons from a Lawyer's Lawyer
One of the great moments of my life was sitting next to legendary Louisville attorney Frank Haddad at a luncheon when he found that he had received the first Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer award from the Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers. As ...
Kermit Gosnell Update: Lawyer says abortion doctor "disappointed and upset ...
Kermit Gosnell Update: Lawyer says abortion doctor "disappointed and upset ...
RI Estate Lawyer Says He's Innocent in Death Fraud
An estate planning lawyer who pleaded guilty mid-trial to using the identities of terminally ill people to illegally obtain tens of millions of dollars is trying to persuade a federal judge to let him change his plea back to not guilty. Joseph ...
Hollywood Lawyer Marty Singer Appeals Extortion Ruling
Representing such clients as Charlie Sheen, John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson, attorney Marty Singer has become famous for sending menacing legal threats. But on Thursday, a California appeals court will consider whether Singer crossed the line with ...
Lawyer of As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Accuses Police of Setting Up ...
Lawyer of As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Accuses Police of Setting Up ...
State trooper duped, set up by bookie trying to avoid debt, lawyer says
The lawyer for the Massachusetts State Police trooper accused of extortion said in federal court Monday that his client was set up, duped by a longtime bookie who was trying to avoid paying the trooper a debt. Trooper John M. Analetto thought he had a ...
Rocket Lawyer raises $15 million
Rocket Lawyer, a legal do-it-yourself and referral website, raised $15 million, bringing its total funding to $53 million. Rocket Lawyer was started in 2007 by Executive Chairman Charley Moore, who said the latest funding round came from a strategic ...
Lawyer for Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine, raises question of whether ...
Lawyer for Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine, raises question of whether ...
Just a Crook? Pentagon Papers Lawyer Thinks Obama Is Worse Than Nixon
fighting for the press James C. Goodale, the so-called “father of reporters' privilege” and the author of a new book called Fighting for the Press (CUNY Journalism Press, 255 pp., $20), was in his office at the Debevoise & Plimpton law firm, where he's ...
Most States Saw Lawyer Surplus Grow From 2009 to 2011 - American Lawyer
While the results of the two analyses were similar, EMSI and I had different purposes in producing them. My goal was only to calculate the surplus of ABA law school graduates over lawyer job openings because my research tends to focus more on the value ...
Alleged BGF leader being held in poor conditions, lawyer says
“There are normal visiting hours, but because he is a pretrial detainee his lawyer has been informed — again, personally by the warden — that he is allowed to visit whenever it is convenient,” he added. “Tavon White can also make phone calls to the ...
O.J. Simpson retrial centers around whether his lawyer Yale Galanter is ...
O.J. Simpson retrial centers around whether his lawyer Yale Galanter is ...
Lawyer: Man's Pressure Cooker for Food,...
Lawyer: Man's Pressure Cooker for Food,...
Ex-Wife of SAC's Cohen Hires New Lawyer in Revived Lawsuit
The former wife of the hedge fund mogul Steven A. Cohen has a new lawyer in her bitter legal dispute with her former husband. Patricia Cohen has hired Joshua L. Dratel, a New York trial lawyer, to represent her after a federal appeals court revived her ...
Lawyer for Richie Farmer seeks detailed documents from prosecutors
In documents filed in federal court Monday, lawyer J. Guthrie True asked a judge to compel prosecutors to turn over reams of information to Farmer's defense team. The items requested include criminal convictions of any potential witness, details of any ...
US senator probing why IRS revealed mistakes at lawyer meeting
The question itself came from a long-time professional colleague of Lerner's, Celia Roady, a Washington tax lawyer at the firm of Morgan Lewis who served on the agency's Advisory Committee on Tax-Exempt and Government Entities for a two year term ...
Authorities rule death of 73-year-old Clark lawyer a homicide
By Tom Haydon and Tomas Dinges/The Star-Ledger. CLARK — The “suspicious” death of an attorney whose body was found Monday afternoon inside his Clark home was ruled a homicide Tuesday after investigators determined he died of blunt force trauma, ...
Having pressure cooker not illegal, lawyer for Saudi says - USA Today
DETROIT — A man who arrived this weekend at Detroit Metro Airport with a pressure cooker in his luggage will stay behind bars for now, but his newly hired lawyer said having the device does not make him a criminal. Hussain Al Khawahir, accused of ...
Lawyer in sex-trafficking case suggests paid DA expert sells herself, too
Today, a day later, the hard-charging defense lawyer in a XXX-rated Manhattan sex-trafficking case called the prosecution's expert witness something similar. "You're being paid, right?" Howard Greenberg, lawyer for accused violent pimp Vincent George ...
New lawyer for Boston bombing suspect's widow says client is cooperating
A new criminal defense lawyer for the widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev says his client will continue to cooperate with investigators but says he plans to keep quiet about the details of her case publicly because that could ...