Home > Legal News

Legal News 06/2013 (Page 8)



Somerset Hills schools: Fencing coach who lost his lawyer's license for lying ... - Hunterdon County Democrat
Somerset Hills schools: Fencing coach who lost his lawyer's license for lying ...
Jefferson County Settles With Lender Group, Lawyer Says
Alabama's Jefferson County reached a settlement with lenders owed at least $138 million, increasing the number of creditors who have signed onto a deal to restructure more than $3 billion in debt, a lawyer said. The liquidity banks and a bond insurer ...
Corzine Slapped With Charges Over MF Global Collapse
A lawyer for Corzine, Andy Levander, issued a statement blasting the CFTC's “meritless allegations that Mr. Corzine failed to supervise an experienced back office professional who was located in a different city and who did not report to Mr. Corzine or ...
Des Plaines lawyer convicted in retrial on contempt charge
Des Plaines lawyer convicted in retrial on contempt charge. June 26, 2013|By George Houde | Special to the Tribune. A Des Plaines attorney whose contempt of court conviction was sent back to Cook County Circuit Court on appeal was convicted today when ...
Ex-lawyer gets one-day sentence for mail fraud - The Star-Ledger
A federal judge today sentenced a former Parsippany-Troy Hills Planning Board attorney to one day in prison and two years of supervised release for taking bribes from a local builder, authorities said. John J. Montefusco Sr., a 72-year-old resident of ...
EXCLUSIVE: Sheldon Silver hires porn mag lawyer to handle Vito Lopez sex ...
EXCLUSIVE: Sheldon Silver hires porn mag lawyer to handle Vito Lopez sex ...
Brickbat: Locked Up Lawyer
Brickbat: Locked Up Lawyer · Charles Oliver| Jun. 28, 2013 6:00 am. Attorney Erubey Lopez went to a San Diego, California, jail to meet with a client and ended up trapped in a visiting room by himself for four hours. Lopez entered the room thinking ...
Lawyer's joke bombs during cop killer's death penalty trial
There's nothing funny about a death penalty trial. Cop killer Ronell Wilson's lawyer learned that the hard way Thursday when he was ripped by a federal judge for joking about whether a government witness was a member of the Bloods gang. Pablo Centeno ...
Vatican monsignor arrested over alleged fraud, corruption and slander, lawyer ...
Vatican monsignor arrested over alleged fraud, corruption and slander, lawyer ...
Edie Windsor's lawyer and the daughters of Zelophehad
Edie Windsor, who brought the lawsuit that this week felled the Defense of Marriage Act, is Jewish. So was her wife, Thea Spyer, who died in 2009. The federal government's insistence on ignoring the spousal exemption and taxing Windsor for Spyer's ...
Trayvon Martin shooting: Neighbor says he saw teen 'straddling' George ...
Trayvon Martin shooting: Neighbor says he saw teen 'straddling' George ...
Lawyer of man shot in Florida says Aaron Hernandez left him to die
The lawyer for the Connecticut man suing Aaron Hernandez now believes Hernandez intended to kill his client after a night of partying in Miami. Alexander Bradley, 30, filed a civil complaint in a U.S. District Court in South Florida in which he accused ...
Jesse Friedman's lawyer, prosecutors spar over prison discipline
A hearing Friday on whether the Nassau district attorney should release documents in the Jesse Friedman child molestation case devolved quickly into a debate over whether Friedman was disciplined in prison in 2000 for writing and distributing stories ...
Apple ramps up pressure over lawyer who planned lawsuit against iPhone
About a month ago, an array of documents from a patent lawsuit over Apple's iPhone became public, revealing a stunning scheme: FlatWorld Interactives, a patent-holding company demanding a royalty on nearly every iOS device, is partly owned by an ...
Meth seized from Burnsville barber shop owner's home wasn't his, lawyer says
The 12 pounds of methamphetamine seized from the home of a Burnsville barber shop owner Albert Morris Johnson belonged to a part-time employee with ties to previous drug investigations, Johnson's lawyer argued Friday. Earl Gray, Johnson's attorney, ...
George Zimmerman's Lawyer, Daughter Celebrate With Ice Cream, Share Photo ...
George Zimmerman's Lawyer, Daughter Celebrate With Ice Cream, Share Photo ...
'Preposterous' to suggest Cartwright betrayed US, lawyer says
Retired Marine General James Cartwright is being investigated in connection with a leak of classified information about a covert U.S. cyber attack, legal sources say. But Cartwright's lawyer, Gregory Craig, said in a statement Cartwright is a hero who ...
County lawyer fired after supervisors feared she sided against them
Dissatisfaction among Milwaukee County supervisors with Corporation Counsel Kimberly Walker peaked when some saw her as taking sides against the board on state legislation to cut the board's power, supervisors said Friday. That included a memo ...
George Zimmerman's Lawyer Don West Took a Truly Shocking Selfie
George Zimmerman's Lawyer Don West Took a Truly Shocking Selfie. by Brian Ries Jun 28, 2013 8:15 PM EDT. After making a tasteless knock-knock joke in court, West celebrated by eating ice cream with his daughters. According to the Instagrammed photo ...
Convicted sex offender's lawyer fights for access to police reports
Jesse Friedman's legal team was back in court Friday, fighting to gain access to evidence it believes will exonerate the convicted sex offender. Lawyer Ron Kuby accused the Nassau County District Attorney's Office of not releasing key information to ...
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner explains reason for ejecting lawyer from meeting
SAN DIEGO - San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Friday offered explanations for various issues that came to light last week including the resignation of two staffers and an ongoing feud with City Attorney Jan Goldsmith that culminated with a top lawyer being ...
Convicted murderer Mitchell Young has shown 'personal growth' in jail, lawyer ...
Convicted murderer Mitchell Young has shown 'personal growth' in jail, lawyer ...
Lynne Stewart, Ex-Lawyer Convicted In Terror Case, Denied Release From Prison
NEW YORK -- A former New York lawyer convicted in a terrorism case says her request for early release from a 10-year prison sentence to fight cancer has been rejected. Lynne Stewart said in a statement to supporters this week that she was "disappointed ...
Gen. Cartwright's lawyer: Leak allegations 'preposterous'
The lawyer for retired Gen. James Cartwright defended the former top military official after it was revealed he is the target of a high-profile leak investigation, calling any suggestion of wrongdoing "preposterous." Gregory Craig, the former White ...
Lawyer issues Tevez warning
Freeman, a lawyer known as 'Mr Loophole' who has represented numerous sporting figures accused of motoring offenses, outlined the process and options now facing Tevez and warned that the former City player could yet face a custodial sentence if the ...
Civilian lawyer advising Navy JAGs in assault cases
To assist junior prosecutors in handling alcohol-related sex assault cases, the Navy is getting some help from Teresa Scalzo, an experienced civilian lawyer who worked with the Defense Secretary's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office before ...
DOMA lawyer herself gay , married
The U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling ordering federal recognition of gay marriages was more than a legal victory for the New York lawyer who successfully argued the case. It was personal. Roberta Kaplan, who devoted four years and countless hours ...
A Look At Three Types Of Lawyers Who Defend The Poor
When we meet Travis Williams, the first lawyer in Gideon's Army, he's giving an impassioned closing argument on behalf of his client, Jacquise Welchell, who has been accused of false imprisonment and battery. Williams reminds the jury that the burden ...
Panic Street Lawyer: How SCOTUS works
20120401wap supremecourtAtop 150 A few days before I came up with the ending for last week's Panic Street Lawyer, I received a very thoughtful gift in the mail. It was the third printing of “How Music Works,” the eighth book written by David Byrne. The ...
Lawyer: Ex-dictator of Chad taken away from his home in Senegal by ...
Lawyer: Ex-dictator of Chad taken away from his home in Senegal by ...
Lexington lawyer Breibart's federal trial delayed
COLUMBIA, SC — The federal trial of Richard J. Breibart, the Lexington lawyer who faces multiple felony charges of mail fraud and extortion, has been delayed until October, according to filings in his case. Breibart, who was indicted by a federal ...
'Judicial Tyranny': Anti-Gay Marriage Lawyer Rails Against Gay Marriage ...
'Judicial Tyranny': Anti-Gay Marriage Lawyer Rails Against Gay Marriage ...
NOM lawyer: SCOTUS Prop 8, DOMA decisions were 'judicial tyranny'
John Eastman, an attorney for the National Organization for Marriage, says the Supreme Court's decisions in two same-sex marriage cases last week were acts of “judicial tyranny.” “We are manufacturing the right to redefine marriage,” he said Sunday on ...
How a 30-year-old lawyer exposed NSA mass surveillance of Americans—in 1975
US intelligence agencies have sprung so many leaks over the last few years—black sites, rendition, drone strikes, secret fiber taps, dragnet phone record surveillance, Internet metadata collection, PRISM, etc, etc—that it can be difficult to remember ...
Clackamas County chairman hires lawyer to fight public records request, gets ...
Clackamas County chairman hires lawyer to fight public records request, gets ...
Fairfield Lawyer Keeps Up The Fight To Close Gitmo
FAIRFIELD — J. Wells Dixon had just finished a clerkship for a federal judge in Connecticut when terrorists hijacked four planes and carried out the deadly attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The young lawyer listened that night as the president vowed to bring ...