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Embarrassing! Lawyer Suing Paula Dean Said He Would 'Undress' & 'Do' Her
How's this for irony: The lawyer for the woman suing Paula Deen and her brother for SEXUAL HARASSMENT tweeted that he planned on “doing” and “undressing” the celebrity chef! Matthew Billips posted on Twitter a series of staggering comments about ...
Death of Labor Department lawyer accused of sex assault was suicide, officials say
Mannina, a respected lawyer and family man who was 58 when he died and lived in Montgomery County's Ashton community, had been charged with first-degree burglary while armed and third-degree sexual assault. He faced a maximum of 60 years in ...
Lawyer brilliantly bites township trying to shut his client's site
Lawyer brilliantly bites township trying to shut his client's site. Sometimes, cease-and-desist letters are mere morsels of intimidation, their legal grounds swamps. One lawyer decided that the accuser, West Orange, N.J., itself needed to shut up and ...
Accused killer requests new lawyer from court
After complaining his attorney was filing motions rather than bringing his murder case to trial, a Toledo man insisted Wednesday that he wanted a new lawyer even if it meant his Aug. 5 trial would be further delayed. Lucas County Common Pleas Judge ...
News Corp. Will Fight UK Civil Bribery Claims, Lawyer Says
News International will “resist” any claims stemming from the bribery investigations by U.K. police, Dinah Rose, the company's lawyer, said at a London court hearing today. Lawyers for the victims of phone hacking said there were as many as 10 possible ...
Martin Lawrence! Kelsey Grammer! FX! Lawyer Stuff!
Martin Lawrence! Kelsey Grammer! FX! Lawyer Stuff! By Amos Barshad on June 20, 2013 9:30 AM ET Mark Davis/WireImage. A short list of people with whom Martin Lawrence has professionally "buddied": Will Smith, Tim Robbins, Eddie Murphy, Luke Wilson ...
Soccer-Bosman lawyer asks court to block UEFA overspending ban
BRUSSELS, June 20 (Reuters) - A lawyer involved in the landmark Bosman ruling 18 years ago asked a court on Thursday to overturn a UEFA attempt to limit the spending of top European soccer clubs in a second challenge to its "break-even" rule. European ...
Hill: Serena's Comments Dangerous
The tennis star, in England preparing for Wimbledon, spoke to the victim, her mother and a family lawyer for about 30 minutes Wednesday, the lawyer said. "Serena was very nice, very sincere and it was a very well-received conversation among two women ...
Missing Fla. lawyer turns himself in to FBI
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- A suspended South Florida lawyer suspected of disappearing with more than $3 million from his law firm's client accounts has turned himself in to the FBI. The Palm Beach Post ( (link) 12NPMWU) reports FBI agents are ...
Did Apple's lawyer just throw the e-book publishers under the bus?
That was Orin Snyder's first reply after U.S. District Judge Denise Cote questioned him early in his closing arguments in U.S.A. v. Apple, the antitrust case the Department of Justice filed against Apple (AAPL) and five publishers in April 2012. We'll ...
Lawyer: Serena Williams has spoken to victim's family
Serena Williams has reached out to the family of the victim in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case after the tennis star was quoted in a Rolling Stone article saying "she shouldn't have put herself in that position." The tennis star, in England preparing ...
Report: Pats TE broke security system
Hernandez has retained a lawyer following a state police search of his North Attleborough, Mass., home, according to multiple reports. FOX 25 tracked his vehicle as it headed into a garage at the Prudential Center in Boston, near where his lawyer ...
HSBC Unit Liability on Verdict $1.5 Billion, Lawyer Says
The lawyer, Michael J. Dowd, told U.S. District Judge Ronald A. Guzman at a hearing today in Chicago that an independent claims examiner reviewed and approved investor claims approaching that amount, for which the attorney seeks entry of a partial ...
Twitter lawyer appointed to senior White House technology role
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration has appointed Twitter lawyer Nicole Wong to a new senior advisory position to focus on internet and privacy policy, a White House official said on Thursday. Wong will work with federal Chief Technology ...
Virginia Lawyer Gets 15 Years for SBA Loan Fraud
A Virginia lawyer was sentenced to 15 years and eight months in prison for his role in a scheme that resulted in more than $100 million in losses on loans backed by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Joon Park, 43, of Falls Church, was sentenced ...
US lawyer asks NY judge to conclude Apple conspired with publishers to raise e ...
US lawyer asks NY judge to conclude Apple conspired with publishers to raise e ...
NCAA Lawyer Says Student Athletes Can't Sue for Broadcast
Student athletes' rights aren't infringed by broadcasts of matches and players can't sue over them, lawyers for the National Collegiate Athletic Association told a judge. The NCAA doesn't make student athletes give up the rights to their names ...
Twitter Lawyer Appointed to Senior White House Technology Role
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has appointed Twitter lawyer Nicole Wong to a new senior advisory position to focus on internet and privacy policy, a White House official said on Thursday. Wong will work with federal Chief Technology Officer ...
Outcome of E-Book Case Could Hurt Competition, Apple Lawyer Says
Orin Snyder, a lawyer at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher who represents Apple, made that point in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday, the last day of the three-week antitrust trial. He told Judge Denise L. Cote of United States District Court that if Apple was ...
Stephen B. Kaplitt, Lawyer, Writes Possibly The Greatest Cease-And-Desist ...
Stephen B. Kaplitt, Lawyer, Writes Possibly The Greatest Cease-And-Desist ...
Report accuses lawyer in BP oil spill settlement case of misconduct
NEW ORLEANS – A lawyer working for the court-appointed administrator to review claims as part of the multibillion-dollar settlement over BP's Gulf oil spill has been accused of receiving payments from a law firm representing a claimant, allegations ...
Ronnell Lewis' lawyer expects “favorable resolution” to court case
Detroit Lions defensive end Ronnell Lewis had his arraignment on three misdemeanor charges continued until July during a court appearance on Wednesday. A bar fight in April left Lewis and the person he allegedly punched both charged with disturbing the ...
Lawyer working on settlement claims from Gulf oil spill suspended amid ...
Lawyer working on settlement claims from Gulf oil spill suspended amid ...
Lawyer working on BP settlement claims suspended; report alleges misconduct
NEW ORLEANS -- A lawyer working for the court-appointed administrator reviewing claims arising from BP's Gulf oil spill has been accused of collecting portions of settlement payments from a New Orleans law firm to which he had once referred claims, a ...
Flint lawyer's 2011 homicide still unsolved
FLINT, MICH. — Two years later, the fatal shooting of a prominent Flint civil-rights activist remains unsolved. C. Frederick Robinson, a lawyer, was killed at his home. A former client was caught with his car and credit card but hasn't been charged ...
Calif. Panel Orders 10000 Prisoners Set Free; Lawyer Responds, 'The Public ...
Calif. Panel Orders 10000 Prisoners Set Free; Lawyer Responds, 'The Public ...
BP calls for independent probe of claims lawyer
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP is calling for an independent investigation into a lawyer working for the administrator reviewing claims arising from the Gulf oil spill who has been accused of collecting portions of settlement payments from a New Orleans law ...
BP wants inquiry into a lawyer handling claims from oil spill
GULF_OIL_SPILL_-_SETTLEMENT_22278141.JPG View full size In this 2010 photo, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico. A lawyer working for the court-appointed administrator to review claims as part of the multibillion-dollar settlement ...
Lawyer in BP oil-spill case accused of misconduct: report
A lawyer working for a court-appointed claims administrator reviewing part of a settlement over the BP Gulf oil spill has been accused of receiving payments from a law firm representing a claimant, the Associated Press reported, citing “a BP official ...
Guantánamo questioning sparks tense exchange between lawyers
The line of questioning apparently so alarmed the Department of Justice's attorney with expertise in state secrets, Joanna Baltes, that she mistakenly referred to Ruiz as “Commander Reyes,” another Navy lawyer from another war court case in which the ...
Lawyer resigns following accusations of misconduct in multibillion-dollar BP ...
Lawyer resigns following accusations of misconduct in multibillion-dollar BP ...
Paula Deen Public Apology: Accuser's Lawyer Sounds Off!
After viewing the clip, in which Deen begs for forgiveness for her "inappropriate, hurtful language," lawyer Matthew Billips tells E! News exclusively: "Forgiveness requires penance." PHOTOS: Celebrity restaurants. The video follows Deen's admission to ...
A Daredevil Lawyer's Biggest Test Yet: Remaking Japan's Democracy
Applying the same daredevil strategy that he uses in skiing to his practice as a lawyer at one of Japan's biggest firms, he has won difficult, high-profile lawsuits that few Japanese would even dare to file. His courtroom victories made him the highest ...
Lawyer accused of misconduct resigns from BP case
A lawyer working to administer settlements related to the April 2010 fatal explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon off the Louisiana coast has resigned amid allegations of misconduct. gulfspill. In this April 21, 2010, file photo provided by the U.S. Coast ...
Lawyer pleads guilty to 5th OWI
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin lawyer has pleaded guilty to his fifth drunken driving offense. Sixty-two-year-old Charles Labanowsky of Kenosha also pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of bail jumping. Labanowsky was arrested for drunken driving ...
Navy lawyer tried to send al-Qaida magazine to accused 9/11 conspirator at ...
Navy lawyer tried to send al-Qaida magazine to accused 9/11 conspirator at ...
SAC's Cohen Won't Settle Ex-Wife's Suit, Lawyer Says
SAC Capital Advisors LP founder Steven A. Cohen won't settle a suit brought by his ex-wife in which she claims the hedge fund is “the product of an ongoing racketeering scheme” that engaged in insider trading, his lawyer said. Steven Cohen's lawyer ...
Lawyer: Possible surrender delayed for NY heir, 89
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Brooke Astor's 89-year-old son says his client won't have to go to prison until at least Friday. A hearing in Anthony Marshall's case is still scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Manhattan. But in the meantime, attorney ...
Relative of Bar Noar suspect allegedly rapes lawyer
The woman, who is a lawyer who wanted to join the Bar Noar suspects' defense team, said the man invited her to his apartment in Petah Tikva, where he raped her. The suspect's attorney said the sexual relations were consensual, and that the woman is ...
Administrator Opens Probe of Spill Claims Lawyer
Lafayette-based lawyer Patrick Juneau confirmed Friday that he has opened an internal investigation of alleged misconduct by one of his staff attorneys, Lionel H. Sutton III. Sutton resigned Friday morning, Juneau spokesman Nick Gagliano told The ...
Flint Lawyer's 2011 Homicide Still Unsolved
A former client was accused of stealing C. Frederick Robinson's car and credit card, but she hasn't been charged with the lawyer's death. Renee “Lucky” Williams is in prison for manslaughter in the 2010 death of another man whose body was found in an ...
Messi's Lawyer Say Soccer Star Will Pay But Claim Tax Fraud Allegations Are ...
Messi's Lawyer Say Soccer Star Will Pay But Claim Tax Fraud Allegations Are ...
Lawyer wont' say why board head left accident site
(AP) — The lawyer for the president of the Livingston Parish School Board says his client was on the road for work purposes at the time of a hit-and-run accident that killed a man last weekend in St. Helena Parish. School Board President Malcolm ...
Columbia hires private lawyer to fight its own zoning board
COLUMBIA, SC — Columbia City Council has hired a specialized lawyer to intercede in zoning cases that deal with alcohol sales, sometime siding against the city board that authorized the sales. A municipality hiring lawyers to fight decisions by its ...
Lawyer says Bluefield not keeping promises in settlement
CHARLESTON, W.Va. --An attorney said he believes the city of Bluefield hasn't followed through on its promise to establish a civilian review panel to review police misconduct investigations. In September 1998, Robert Ellison, a 20-year-old black man ...
Lawyer pleads guilty to 5th OWI
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin lawyer has pleaded guilty to his fifth drunken driving offense. Sixty-two-year-old Charles Labanowsky of Kenosha also pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of bail jumping. Labanowsky was arrested for drunken driving ...
IRS less prone to pry if lawyers were on case
CINCINNATI -- When it comes to being targeted by the Internal Revenue Service, it appears that having a lawyer helps, a Cincinnati Enquirer review has found. Of the nine groups from Ohio and Kentucky screened by the IRS Cincinnati office at the center ...
Investor risk lurks in legal structure of China IPOs -lawyers
"To the extent a VIE contract structure is designed to circumvent the requirements of Chinese law, such contracts are void," said Steven Dickinson, a lawyer at Seattle-based law firm Harris & Moure and co-manager of the firm's China practice. "Not ...
WikiLeaks Lawyer: Snowden Left Hong Kong, Lands In Russia; Seeks Political ...
WikiLeaks Lawyer: Snowden Left Hong Kong, Lands In Russia; Seeks Political ...
If charged with murder, Hernandez needs to hire the right lawyer
Police continue to investigate the murder of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd, and Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez continues to get legal advice from a large, international, corporate firm with more than 1,000 lawyers. If Hernandez ever ends up facing murder ...