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Prenda lawyer Paul Hansmeier asks appeals court to delay sanctions
Four lawyers linked to the embattled copyright-trolling Prenda Law operation were slapped with a sanctions order earlier this month, ordering them to pay more than $80,000 in penalties and referring them to state bar investigators as well as the US ...
Lawyer says IRS question was planted - Washington Post
It turns out the question that led Lois Lerner to disclose the IRS's wrongdoing was planted by none other than Lerner herself. Celia Roady, the lawyer whose question led Lerner to disclose the committee's wrongful targeting of conservative groups, said ...
Lew Defends IRS Health Care Lawyer Attacked by Tea Party
Republicans, angry over the Internal Revenue Service scrutiny of anti-tax groups, are aiming their frustration at a career employee with a bonus benefit: she's charged with overseeing an enforcement portion of the health-care law. Sarah Hall Ingram, 55 ...
Cyanide Poisoned Doctor's Husband a Person of Interest, Lawyer Says
The husband of a Pennsylvania doctor who died with "toxic levels of cyanide" in her system is being investigated as a person of interest, his attorney told ABC News today. Autumn Klein, 41, collapsed at her home in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood and ...
OJ's Ex-Lawyer Contradicts His Testimony on Guns
O.J. Simpson's former lawyer defended himself point-by-point Friday against allegations he botched the former football star's armed-robbery trial, and he testified Simpson actually knew his buddies had guns when they went to a hotel room to reclaim ...
OJ's ex-lawyer contradicts testimony
O.J. Simpson's former lawyer defended himself point-by-point Friday against allegations he botched the former football star's armed-robbery trial, after giving damaging testimony that Simpson actually knew his buddies had guns when they went to a hotel ...
OJ Simpson's lawyer: I told him to go to the cops
The lawyer accused of bungling O.J. Simpson's defense in his armed robbery trial said Friday he told the former American football star to contact police rather than embark on an ill-fated attempt to recover personal memorabilia himself. Simpson is ...
Lawyer: Mario Williams sent ex-fiancée strange texts
The complaint filed by Mario Williams in a Houston lawsuit over a $785,000 engagement ring accuses his ex-fiancee, Erin Marzouki, of gold-digging, alleging that she never intended to marry him. Now Marzouki's attorney, Tony Buzbee, is firing back ...
OJ Simpson's ex-lawyer says "poured his soul" into Nevada trial
Galanter told the court that, contrary to claims by Simpson's current lawyers, he never approved of the hotel room scheme in advance, saying that he advised his client to call the police about the stolen property. (Writing and additional reporting by ...
Lawyer: Lakewood PD covered up alleged racial-profiling case
Lawyer: Lakewood PD covered up alleged racial-profiling case. By Russ Bowen & KOMO Staff Published: May 17, 2013 at 11:16 PM PDT Last Updated: May 17, 2013 at 11:54 PM PDT. Share this story. Comments; print · email · Lawyer: Lakewood PD ...
OJ's Ex-Lawyer Contradicts His Testimony...
OJ's Ex-Lawyer Contradicts His Testimony...
Lawyer for accused singer: steroids had ill effect
VISTA, Calif. — The lawyer for a California heavy metal singer accused of trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife says the singer's mind has been ravaged by steroid use. U-T San Diego ( (link) 16EWVKZ) reports that the detail came to ...
Lawyer confirms she asked planted question that broke open IRS scandal
The first revelation that the IRS was targeting Tea Party groups came in a planted question during a lawyers' conference earlier this month, the attorney who asked the question confirmed Saturday with Fox News. The inspector general report on the IRS ...
Jackson wins GOP nomination for lieutenant governor
Minister and lawyer E.W. Jackson wins GOP nomination - Richmond Times Dispatch: Government And Politics · Subscribe | Manage Subscriptions | Contact Us · News · Archives · Columnists & Blogs · Crime · Data Center · Education · Local News · National ...
Chris Brown receives death threats: LAPD investigating anonymous calls to ...
Chris Brown receives death threats: LAPD investigating anonymous calls to ...
Lawyer: Tim Lambesis took steroids before alleged murder-for-hire plan
SAN DIEGO, May 19 (UPI) -- Singer Tim Lambesis' lawyer said the As I Lay Dying front man was taking steroids before being arrested for allegedly hiring a hit man to kill his wife. Lambesis was arrested May 7 for allegedly attempting to hire an ...
AP lawyer: 'We're not going to go away' - Washington Post
The wire service and its lawyers, says Schulz, are “reviewing our ability” to take countermeasures, even though the records were grabbed some time ago. “To the extent we have rights that were violated, and we believe they were, going to court is an ...
Lawyer: Family Will Ask to Send Reeves Back to Jail
The lawyer for an elderly murder suspect says she'll ask a judge to send him back to jail because his family is unable to care for him. Frank Reeves is accused of shooting a 65-year-old Jones County woman to death at a gas station on the Gray Highway ...
Easy access to porn reason for rise in crime against women: Lawyer
One reason that more and more women are getting targeted could be unhindered access to pornography, say lawyers. “More and more youngsters are involved in rapes and molestations as they tend to try out what they see in pornographic films,” said lawyer ...
Editorial: Got a legal question? Just dial a lawyer
Fortunately, that's not the case for the Western Massachusetts Dial-A-Lawyer program, where for the past 19 years, attorneys from throughout the region have volunteered their time and expertise so that residents of Hampshire, Berkshire, Franklin and ...
Man sued by his former lawyer then alleges malpractice by lawyer
A Wauwatosa lawyer is asking that Barrock be found in contempt for not following a Milwaukee County judge's order that five beneficiaries in a probate case be paid before Barrock receives his fees. Court records show that Barrock was paid nearly $260 ...
Perkins Coie's Double Identity - American Lawyer
Perkins Coie has more than 800 lawyers spread across 16 domestic and three foreign offices, as well as an enviable cadre of technology and large public company clients like Amazon.com, Intel Corp., and The Boeing Co. But in an ever nationalizing legal ...
Seasoned defender for Marathon bombing suspect
The lawyer heading the defense for the alleged Boston Marathon bomber in federal court in Boston is well-versed in capital cases and the long, emotionally charged process that would come if federal prosecutors seek the death penalty, according to legal ...
Judy Clarke, lawyer representing Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ...
Judy Clarke, lawyer representing Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ...
Sharp Rise in Military Sexual Assaults: New York Personal Injury Lawyer ...
Sharp Rise in Military Sexual Assaults: New York Personal Injury Lawyer ...
Report: Top Obama lawyer told of IRS targeting in April
The report that White House lawyers may have known the report's findings weeks before they became public will likely fuel GOP questions about when other senior administration officials first learned about the scandal and if the president should have ...
Obama's Chief Lawyer Knew About IRS Targeting Weeks Ago
The IRS scandal keeps getting closer and closer to the top of the White House food chain as Obama officials desperately try to spin their way out of mounting evidence and foul play. The Wall Street Journal is reporting President Obama's top attorney ...
Macau Lawyer Says Assault Was Intimidation Attempt
A Macau lawyer assaulted in broad daylight in the Chinese gambling haven said Monday the attack was an attempt to intimidate him. Jorge Menezes said the two assailants used bricks to bash him on the head before fleeing in last week's attack, which ...
Woman 'busted' extorting lawyer for breast implants, Boston police say
A Massachusetts woman was busted trying to blackmail a lawyer into paying for breast implants after a car crash, police say. Deborah Yi, 24, allegedly tried to extort $7,000 from the man after he "brushed" into her while driving in the Seaport District ...
Court: woman can seek lawyer fees in vaccine case
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a woman can seek lawyers' fees from the government even though her lawsuit over damage she said was caused by a vaccine was ruled untimely. The high court on Monday ruled for Melissa Cloer, who ...
West Miami-Dade mother in baby death suffers depression, lawyer says
A West Miami-Dade woman accused of leaving her baby to die in a sweltering car will remain jailed. Her lawyer said Monday that she suffers from depression associated with the child's birth. Police say Catalina Bruno last week left 11-month-old Bryan ...
Court says lawyer's request for discipline is insufficient
The court said Calomeni mishandled funds that were to be put in a trust account for a client, exposed his clients to improper contact with a disbarred lawyer and pressed forward with a lawsuit contrary to the direction of his client's son, who was ...
On The IRS Mess And What It Means To Be A Lawyer
But what the Times article does do is shine a light on what it means to be a lawyer. What it means to others and what it means to us. Completely by accident, the mess at the IRS tells us how important lawyers are. And how impotent we are. This makes ...
US Lawyer Booted From Russia For Refusing to Serve as Kremlin Spy
U.S. Lawyer Booted From Russia For Refusing to Serve as Kremlin Spy. By Robert Beckhusen; 05.20.13; 12:33 PM; Edit · Follow @rbeckhusen. The Golitsyn Frontier Guards Military Institute, under Russia's Federal Security Service intelligence agency, ...
Lawyer for Jodi Arias: She will speak to jury Tuesday - USA Today
PHOENIX — The sentencing hearing for convicted killer Jodi Arias ground to a halt Monday when her lawyers refused to call any witnesses and a judge refused their requests for a mistrial and to withdraw from the case. Judge Sherry Stephens stopped the ...
Prenda lawyer gets kicked off 9th Circuit case
Earlier this month, four Prenda-linked lawyers were hit with serious sanctions by a Los Angeles federal judge. The sanctions are starting to have consequences. On Friday, Paul Hansmeier, a Minnesota attorney who has been pointed to as one of the ...
RI lawyer taken into custody in investment fraud
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A federal judge refused Monday to vacate the guilty plea of an estate-planning lawyer accused of using the identities of terminally ill patients to illegally obtain millions of dollars, calling his motion to withdraw his plea ...
Lawyer: Two Moroccans jailed for homosexuality
The lawyer said: “We told the judge that the statement signed by the accused contains inexactitudes,” adding that he would discuss with the men's families on Tuesday whether to appeal. Under Article 489 of the Moroccan penal code, sexual acts between ...
Did you win $590 million? Hire a lawyer, an accountant, a financial adviser _ ...
Did you win $590 million? Hire a lawyer, an accountant, a financial adviser _ ...
Lawyer leading Corbett's suit against the NCAA said team got off to a good start
A lawyer representing Gov. Tom Corbett in his lawsuit over the NCAA sanctions against Penn State said he felt his team made strong arguments during a federal court hearing on Monday. James Schultz further expressed confidence there's plenty of evidence ...
Boston Bomb Suspect's Lawyer Can See Suicide-Watch Logs
The prison must also give Tsarnaev's lawyers, led by Federal Public Defender Miriam Conrad, the suspect's daily activity logs, psychology files, photographs and his “central file” in the prison, Bowler ruled. Conrad will have a chance to object to the ...
Intuitive Resembled a Car Dealership, Lawyer Tells Jury
Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG) acted like an aggressive “car dealership” in training doctors because it wanted to retain hospitals as customers and increase the number of surgeries using its robotic system, a lawyer told a jury. Richard Friedman ...
Bin Laden's Son-in-Law Seeks a New Lawyer, but There's a Snag
It is the kind of switch between lawyers that often occurs with little discussion. But the handoff in Mr. Abu Ghaith's case has been complicated by the fact that Mr. Cohen is under federal indictment in Syracuse and under federal investigation in ...
New York Personal Injury Lawyer David Perecman Calls for Thorough ...
New York Personal Injury Lawyer David Perecman Calls for Thorough ...
Lawyer challenges 'impolitely' blowing horn ticket
DELAND, Fla. -- A central Florida attorney wants a DeLand police officer to show up in court to explain why he skipped a traffic hearing after pulling him over for "impolitely" honking his horn. It started in February when DeLand Detective Christopher ...
Charismatic Las Vegas Mob Lawyer Mayor Pens Memoir
Oscar Goodman ran Las Vegas for 12 years with a showgirl on his arm and a martini in his fist. A former mob lawyer, he promoted his city and himself with antics that lent credibility to his self-given title of "Happiest mayor in the universe." Now, two ...
DC Lawyer Sues “Son” LeBron James for Defamation
D.C. Lawyer Sues “Son” LeBron James for Defamation. Posted by Will Sommer on May. 21, 2013 at 11:37 am. Leicester Bryce Stovell. Washington attorney Leicester Bryce Stovell remembers that night on 1983. He was at Chinatown bar d.c. space, and he ...
Eminem to Fake Slim Shady Mark Zuckerberg: 'Please Lawyer Up'
The lawsuit alleges that a reply from lawyers for the defendants "was brimming with bellicose language and replete with factual inaccuracies." Those lawyers, according to Eight Mile Style, attacked Dr. Dre even though he didn't produce "Under the ...
Vt. judge denies new lawyer bid in teacher killing
JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont judge on Tuesday denied a request for a new lawyer by a woman who, along with her husband, was charged with killing a popular St. Johnsbury teacher last year. Patricia Prue formally asked the judge for a new public ...
Claim Saudi princes laundered Hezbollah money "fanciful": lawyer
John Wardell, a lawyer for the princes, told the High Court on Tuesday that Faisal Almhairat, an estranged business partner of Prince Abdulaziz, had fabricated "incredible tales" that were "fanciful", and argued that his clients should not be parties ...