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Richard Clayman, 65; a lawyer proud of his Chelsea roots
In courtrooms, Mr. Clayman's style was “not low-key,” a lawyer friend told the Globe with a degree of understatement in 1990. That year, Boston TV stations carried live a news conference in Mr. Clayman's Chelsea offices. He was representing most of the ...
Lawyer: Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev's widow to cooperate - USA Today
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — 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 ...
Lawyer: Boston Marathon bombing suspect's widow to cooperate
New York criminal defense lawyer Joshua Dratel has represented several terrorism suspects. Last week he joined the legal team for Katherine Russell, who lived with Tsarnaev in Cambridge, Mass., but has been staying with her family in North Kingstown, R ...
Accused Cleveland kidnapper plans to plead not guilty: lawyer
The lawyer, Jaye Schlachet, said in a phone interview that the suspect, Ariel Castro, 52, is on suicide watch in Cuyahoga County jail in Ohio, but it was not clear whether Castro planned to go to trial. Castro last week was charged with four counts of ...
Lawyer: NJ father of boy, 4, who shot and killed playmate is cooperating with ...
Lawyer: NJ father of boy, 4, who shot and killed playmate is cooperating with ...
Lawyer: Tsarnaev's widow to cooperate
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A new lawyer for the widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev says his client will continue to cooperate with investigators. Lawyer Joshua Dratel has represented several terrorism suspects. Last week he ...
Immigrants Who Are Detained Should Have the Right to a Lawyer
For the first time, the U.S. government would voluntarily provide a free lawyer to an immigrant in deportation proceedings. The bill only gives lawyers to the most sympathetic: the mentally disabled, children, and the vaguely described “particularly ...
Lawyer says “Beyonce's secret weapon” caused pelvis injury
"Beyonce's secret weapon" was too much for a middle-aged Manhattan lawyer. Neil J. Squillante says he was permanently injured while following the advice of a personal trainer from Focus Integrated Fitness - and now can't sit down as a result of the ...
Cuccinelli appoints private lawyer for McDonnell in mansion chef case
Troy, a former Democratic attorney general, recently defended Cuccinelli against allegations that he had let politics govern his decisions as the commonwealth's top lawyer. Troy was responding to comments about Cuccinelli made by Irvin B. Nathan, the ...
Top Treasury lawyer: I had no knowledge of IRS Tea Party targeting
In the wake of a damning internal report that blamed lax management at the Internal Revenue Service for an effort to target Tea Party groups, lawmakers are probing whether Obama administration political appointees at the Treasury Department knew about ...
Delhi rape suspect in hospital after jail beating, poisoning: lawyer
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - One of the men on trial for the fatal gang rape of a student on a bus in India has been beaten and poisoned by prison inmates and is unconscious in hospital, his lawyer said on Wednesday. Prison authorities denied any mistreatment ...
Lawyer: Ohio Kidnap Suspect Will Plead Not Guilty
Lawyer: Ohio Kidnap Suspect Will Plead Not Guilty. By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press. CLEVELAND May 15, 2013 (AP). Share. 0. The man accused of keeping three women in captivity for about a decade will plead not guilty but it's uncertain if he ...
Trump, lawyer warned in court during real estate trial
Donald Trump took the stand for a second day in a Chicago courtroom. He's being sued by an 87-year-old Chicago woman who claims he owes her money on a condo deal gone wrong. Trump was feisty, candid and all business as he testified in federal court ...
Lawyer: Is Boy Mature Enough to Aid Murder Defense
Attorneys for a 12-year-old California boy charged with killing his sister said Wednesday they wonder if he is mature enough to aid his defense. The remarks came after the boy attended a closed juvenile court proceeding and was told he had been charged ...
OJ Simpson Takes the Stand -- My Ex-Lawyer Screwed Me
O.J. Simpson took the stand today in his bid for a new trial, begging the judge to give him a second shot in the 2007 armed robbery case that landed him in prison ... because he believes his old lawyer Yale Galanter screwed him over. O.J. is currently ...
New York judge warns bin Laden's son-in-law that lawyer he seeks could have ...
New York judge warns bin Laden's son-in-law that lawyer he seeks could have ...
S.F. ex-police lawyer sues over firing
(05-15) 17:36 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- A former Police Department attorney who put together a case to fire then-Deputy Chief Greg Suhr in 2009 filed a wrongful termination suit in San Francisco Superior Court Wednesday, charging that Suhr dismissed her ...
Delhi Gang Rape Suspect in 'Critical Condition,' Lawyer Says
Vinay Sharma, 20, was admitted to Delhi's Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital on May 4, two days after the assault, said Mr. Sharma's lawyer, A.P. Singh. On Tuesday he was moved to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan hospital, a more sophisticated facility in ...
Lawyers wonder if 12-year-old Calif. boy mature enough to aid defense against ...
Lawyers wonder if 12-year-old Calif. boy mature enough to aid defense against ...
Review: lawyer-novelist knows East Side tricks
One fall night, after a teen party laced with alcohol, a hit-and-run driver kills a fellow student. Eventually, young Spellman is charged and faces a trial. Naturally, he turns to his father — Jack Spellman, a lawyer who has amassed a fortune by suing ...
Lawyer sues trainer
The exercise routine that gave Beyoncé her banging bod was too much for a scrawny Manhattan lawyer, who's suing a Chelsea personal trainer, claiming the workouts left him in constant pain. Three years after several intense sessions of squats and ...
SC Rep. Vick arrested again for DUI; lawyer blames rock in shoe
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina state representative's lawyer said a rock in his shoe explains why Rep. Ted Vick was walking funny, catching the attention of an officer who eventually arrested him for DUI, his second such charge in less than a year ...
Michael Jackson's Lawyer -- Wade Robson Is a Money-Grubbing Liar
The lawyer who repped Michael Jackson in the 2005 molestation case is scoffing at Wade Robson's interview on "Today," telling TMZ, "This is a pathetic and an obvious grab for publicity and an attempt to put pressure on the [Michael Jackson] Estate to ...
Las Vegas: Mob lawyer, then mayor, celebrates new job as memoirist
The event comes on the heels of the Tuesday release of Goodman's new memoir, “Being Oscar: From Mob Lawyer to Mayor of Las Vegas — Only in America.” The book leads readers on a tour through organized crime's inner sanctum before chronicling ...
Did O.J. Simpson Get Jobbed By His Lawyer?
In 1995, when O.J. Simpson stood trial for the double murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, he was represented by a group of prominent attorneys dubbed “The Dream Team.” Despite the bushels of evidence against him, Simpson was ...
Viral internet star, Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker, sought in Clark ...
Viral internet star, Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker, sought in Clark ...
Michael Jackson's Lawyer SCORNS Wade Robson Even MORE For Molestation ...
Michael Jackson's Lawyer SCORNS Wade Robson Even MORE For Molestation ...
Jeffco hires Maynard, Cooper & Gale lawyer as top legal adviser
Nelson, is a lawyer at Birmingham-based Maynard, Cooper & Gale, and scheduled to begin her job at the county on June 3 with an annual salary of $224,000. "I am honored and excited to have been selected," Nelson said after the vote. "I look forward to ...
David Renz's public defender wants death penalty lawyer to assist federal ...
David Renz's public defender wants death penalty lawyer to assist federal ...
Roxbury woman allegedly tried to extort lawyer to pay for breast enhancement ...
Roxbury woman allegedly tried to extort lawyer to pay for breast enhancement ...
Woman charged with trying to extort lawyer for breast enhancement surgery
The lawyer called State Police Sunday to report he had bumped Yi with his car while turning from Seaport Lane onto Congress Street, the statement said. He told police that he had stopped his car and exchanged contact information with Yi, who indicated ...
Jodi Arias will speak "about who she is," defense lawyer tells jurors weighing ...
Jodi Arias will speak "about who she is," defense lawyer tells jurors weighing ...
Did OJ Simpson's lawyer have a conflict of interest?
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer who represented O.J. Simpson during the appeal of his armed robbery conviction to the Nevada Supreme Court testified Thursday that he's convinced that Simpson's lead trial lawyer made decisions in the case based on his own ...
'Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker' suspected of beating NJ lawyer to death
ELIZABETH, N.J. -- A homeless, hatchet-wielding hitchhiker who became an Internet hero earlier this year is wanted for allegedly beating a New Jersey lawyer to death inside his home, a prosecutor said Thursday. Caleb "Kai" McGillvary is wanted on a ...
A Diagnosed Sociopath Says Her Disorder Made Her A 'Great Lawyer'
"My sociopathic traits make me a particularly excellent trial lawyer. I'm cool under pressure. I feel no guilt or compunction, which is handy in such a dirty business. Misdemeanor prosecutors almost always have to walk into a trial with cases they've ...
Boston Woman Charged With Trying To Extort Lawyer For Breast Implants
BOSTON (CBS) – A Boston woman is charged with trying to extort money from a lawyer so she could get breast implants. It all started with a car accident in South Boston on Sunday. Police say the lawyer brushed up against Deborah Yi with his car. She was ...
OJ Simpson case: Lawyer Yale Galanter to testify in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS – O.J. Simpson's former defense attorney, Yale Galanter, will take the stand Friday morning to respond to claims that he was a greedy, self-serving lawyer who so failed his celebrity client that Simpson deserves a new trial on kidnapping and ...
Internet Celebrity Arrested in Lawyer's Homicide
Internet Celebrity Arrested in Lawyer's Homicide. Caleb "Kai" McGillvary was charged with the murder of a 73-year-old attorney in New Jersey. 02:05 | 05/17/2013. Share: Transcript for Internet Celebrity Arrested in Lawyer's Homicide. There's one -- and ...
Lawyer: Man defended self in Brown athlete assault
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The lawyer for a Connecticut man charged with assaulting a Brown University basketball player and putting him in a hospital with severe head injuries has told a judge it was self-defense. Tory Lussier of Vernon, Conn., made his ...
Former OJ lawyer in Vegas to testify new trial bid
LAS VEGAS – O.J. Simpson's former lawyer is in Las Vegas to defend his work before, during and after the 2008 trial that put the former football hero in a Nevada prison for nine to 33 years. In an email to The Associated Press, Yale Galanter says he ...
Hatchet-wielding hitchhiker is arrested in killing of NJ lawyer
But the driver's lawyer said the latest developments could alter the outcome of her client's case. "I think our case only gets better from here," attorney Deborah Girard-Gross told the Fresno Bee. McBride has said that it was McGillvary who yanked the ...
Lawyer Extorted For Breast Implants
The lawyer called State Police Sunday to report he had bumped [24-year-old Deborah Yi] with his car while turning from Seaport Lane onto Congress Street, the statement said. He told police that he had stopped his car and exchanged contact information ...
Former lawyer says OJ Simpson knew about guns
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The lawyer who defended O.J. Simpson on armed robbery charges delivered a potentially heavy blow to the former football star's bid for a new trial Friday, testifying that Simpson knew his buddies had guns on them when he went to a ...
Lawyer: Assault on Brown athlete was self-defense
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Connecticut man charged with an assault on a Brown University basketball player that left him hospitalized with severe head injuries acted in self-defense, his attorney said Friday. Tory Lussier, 24, of Vernon, Conn., made his ...
Ex-OJ Simpson lawyer testifies
LAS VEGAS -- The lawyer who unsuccessfully defended O.J. Simpson against armed robbery charges testified Friday his client knew two companions had guns in a 2007 confrontation with memorabilia dealers. Miami attorney Yale Galanter contradicted ...
Hitchhiking cyber celebrity accused of killing Clark lawyer to be extradicted - The Star-Ledger
ELIZABETH — Caleb Lawrence McGillvary, the itinerant and minor cyber celebrity suspected of killing a respected Clark attorney, remains in a Philadelphia jail this afternoon awaiting extradition proceedings, Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow ...
Russia Court Puts SocGen Unit CEO in House Arrest, Lawyer Says
Golubkov, who denies any wrongdoing, had requested to be released on bail of 45 million rubles ($1.4 million), the lawyer said. His former boss at Rosbank, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, sent a request to the court asking for Golubkov, who he said “had ...
Simpson's ex-lawyer Yale Galanter says OJ knew about the guns
LAS VEGAS — The lawyer who unsuccessfully defended O.J. Simpson against armed robbery charges testified Friday his client knew two companions had guns in a 2007 confrontation with memorabilia dealers. Miami attorney Yale Galanter contradicted ...
Bail lowered slightly for accused pot grower after lawyer says he 'needs to ...
Bail lowered slightly for accused pot grower after lawyer says he 'needs to ...
Boston Bombing Lawyer Loses Bid to Photograph Tsarnaev
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev won't be allowed to take periodic photographs of their client in prison to use as evidence of “his evolving mental and physical state.” U.S. Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler in Boston ruled ...