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Former Denver lawyer gets 10 years for stealing millions from clients
Former Denver lawyer gets 10 years for stealing millions from clients. By Ryan Parker The Denver Post. Posted: 10/04/2013 05:07:00 PM MDT. Updated: 10/04/2013 05:11:55 PM MDT. James Faber (Denver District Attorney's Office ). A former Denver attorney ...
Inmate, lawyer face gang, money laundering charges
PHOENIX (AP) -- A prison inmate and his wife, who also is his attorney, have been indicted along with four others on more than 250 criminal counts, including money laundering and solicitation to commit murder, after a two-year investigation into prison ...
Laura Wasser, Celebrity Divorce Lawyer, Shares Top 10 Rules Divorcing ...
Laura Wasser, Celebrity Divorce Lawyer, Shares Top 10 Rules Divorcing ...
Statements from David Camm's previous lawyer ruled inadmissible in murder trial
Camm lawyer Richard Kammen was allowed to have McDaniel testify as an offer of proof, but he couldn't convince Dartt that the statements should be admitted. “What the prosecutor did or did not do is not relevant in this case,” Dartt said. Jurors also ...
Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer requests 15-year sentence, says US being too tough ...
Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer requests 15-year sentence, says US being too tough ...
Disabled Chinese rights lawyer freed, vows to sue police
BEIJING (Reuters) - A disabled Chinese rights lawyer whose imprisonment stirred international concern said on Sunday she had been released after serving her two and a half year sentence and pledged to sue the police as well as pursue redress for her ...
Church abuse case haunts lawyer who defended priest
Once a lawyer, he became a wanderer who watched his home, his family and his law practice fade away in an alcoholic haze, Mouton is now an author, a man who reinvented himself. Gauthe is a pedophile who was a priest, an unassuming man whose ...
Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer says 28-year sentence is out of line, US being too ...
Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer says 28-year sentence is out of line, US being too ...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyer angered by MLB comment
Alex Rodriguez's attorney, Joe Tacopina, reacted angrily Saturday to Major League Baseball CEO Rob Manfred's characterization of the suit Rodriguez filed against MLB on Thursday. Rodriguez filed papers claiming baseball is on a "witch hunt" aimed at ...
China lawyer says disability ignored in jail
A disabled Chinese lawyer says her illness was left untreated for the two-and-a-half years she was kept in prison on charges of "causing a disturbance". Ni Yulan, who was released from prison on Saturday, said her physical condition had worsened and ...
Alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht denies charges, says lawyer
Ross Ulbricht, the alleged founder of underground marketplace Silk Road, denied his charges in a San Francisco federal court yesterday, via his lawyer. Ulbricht's public defender, Brandon LeBlanc, told reporters outside of court that "We deny all ...
Obama suggests Redskins name change; team's lawyer responds defiantly
President Barack Obama is the latest to weigh in on the subject of the Washington Redskins' name. In an interview with the Associated Press on Friday, the President said that if he owned the team, a change in nickname would be considered. “I don't know ...
JoJo Giorgianni makes moves behind lawyer's back to try and avoid ... - The Star-Ledger
JoJo Giorgianni makes moves behind lawyer's back to try and avoid ...
Lawyer Ben Smith fought for civil rights despite attempts to stop him: Corinne ...
Lawyer Ben Smith fought for civil rights despite attempts to stop him: Corinne ...
Laura Wasser, Divorce Attorney, Reveals Her Busiest Day Of The Year
<a href=" (link) a> Laura Wasser was destined to be a divorce lawyer. Her father Dennis Wasser--also a marital attorney to the stars--chose the ...
Man Who Filmed Video of SUV-Biker Brawl Receiving Death Threats: Lawyer
Kevin Bresloff, whose video went viral last week, has been cooperating with police in the investigation, his lawyer told NBC 4 New York. The video has helped investigators identify suspects and piece together the assault. Bresloff's attorney said he ...
Army's new top lawyer hits the ground running
LAST MONTH, SHE BECAME THE LAST WOMAN NAMED JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL OF THE ARMY, MAKING HER THE SERVICE'S TOP LAWYER. >> IS IT FAIR TO CALL THE JOB CORPS A GIANT LAW FIRM? >> WE WOULD LIKE TO SAY WE'RE ...
Unveiled God Needs A Lawyer In US District Court
Unveiled God Needs A Lawyer In US District Court. comments, called-out. Comment Now. Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments. Comment Now. Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments. Sometimes the title of the ...
News: After NYC Arrest, Jim Jones Says "Keep A Lawyer On Retainer"
"Keep a lawyer on retainer n U will b just fine #VampFacts #sameGame #DifferentDay," Jim tweeted October 4. "@sisterpeggy a hair salon might b needed for ur A** worry bout u n tht lil bit if hair u got lmao" (Jim Jones' Twitter). Details of Jimmy's ...
Ohio's law schools draw fewer students in lawyer glut
Capital law school dean Rich Simpson said he isn't expecting the demand for lawyers to reach pre-recession levels because technology and outsourcing are taking over the most-mundane tasks, leaving less work for lawyers. “It's a new world out there, and ...
City lawyer: Dismiss health director complaint
METHUEN — The state attorney general should throw out a wage complaint filed against the city by former health director Brian LaGrasse, says a lawyer representing the city. LaGrasse's lawyer filed the wage complaint Sept. 23, two months after the city ...
Another Obamacare Success Story: Turning a Future Lawyer into a Welfare ...
Another Obamacare Success Story: Turning a Future Lawyer into a Welfare ...
Saudi Arabia grants license to first female lawyer
Saudi Arabia's Bayan Alzahran is the country's first female lawyer to be granted an official license from the Ministry of Justice on Sunday. Earlier this week, four female lawyers were informed that they will receive their license on Sunday, al Watan ...
Biker who swung helmet in New York SUV attack 'overreacted' but didn't beat ...
Biker who swung helmet in New York SUV attack 'overreacted' but didn't beat ...
Court: Lawyer's complaint about jail clothes not enough for a new trial
On the day of trial, his lawyer brought a better set of clothes to court, but Judge Daniel Patrick Ryan wouldn't allow the change, saying it was against policy and a security risk. The judge said Davis should have changed his clothes in jail. He was ...
How one lawyer bilked Social Security for hundreds of clients: report
The Senate's chief investigative committee on Monday will release a report laying out a major scheme to bilk Social Security's disability system, accusing a small-town Kentucky lawyer of colluding with a judge to approve bogus cases, in a scheme that ...
Lawyer: Biker in SUV Attack 'Overreacted' but Didn't Beat Driver
The lawyer for a biker captured on video smashing his shiny helmet into an SUV window in New York concedes his client “overreacted” but claims he did not take part in beating the driver. new-york-biker-attack-suv. Thirty-five year old Robert Sims, one ...
Kim Rothstein's ex-lawyer receives 3-year prison sentence
The now-disbarred Boca Raton lawyer was ordered to surrender to the Bureau of Prisons Nov. 21. Saidel's imprisonment will be followed by two years of supervised release. In January, Saidel, 46, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit money laundering, ...
Lawyer: NYPD officer at motorcycle rally didn't see biker get hit or attack on ...
Lawyer: NYPD officer at motorcycle rally didn't see biker get hit or attack on ...
The Missing Link? British Lawyer Tells Cops Man At Party Bragged About ...
The Missing Link? British Lawyer Tells Cops Man At Party Bragged About ...
Judge steps away from overseeing defense lawyer's bribery trial
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Superior Court Judge Robert D. Krause on Monday stepped away from presiding over the trial of a defense lawyer accused of bribing a witness. Krause said he did so in the "interests of all the parties and their witnesses" in order to ...
Johnny Carson's Lawyer Spills All in New Book– Including that Carson Carried a ...
Johnny Carson's Lawyer Spills All in New Book– Including that Carson Carried a ...
“Complicit In Fraud”?: Disability Lawyer Defends His Ilk!
Thanks in part to the booming “disability lawyer” industry, Sen. Tom Coburn says nearly half of the 12 million of Americans receiving Social Security/disability benefits are “undeserving” or even committing fraud! As “60 Minutes” reported on Sunday ...
Defense: Tsarnaev repeatedly asked for lawyer
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made "repeated requests" for an attorney while he was hospitalized with grave injuries after his arrest, according to a filing his defense made with the federal court in Boston Monday. In a motion ...
Gift of quilt 'worth more' than money for Bangor lawyer who donated work to ...
Gift of quilt 'worth more' than money for Bangor lawyer who donated work to ...
Miami Herald sources: Capitol Hill lawyer chosen as Pentagon's 'Guantánamo ...
Miami Herald sources: Capitol Hill lawyer chosen as Pentagon's 'Guantánamo ...
Reginald Chance's lawyer insists his rage was justified.
Reginald Chance's lawyer, Gregory Watts went on to tell yesterday that his client was justified in attempting to catch up with Alexian Lien after he knocked down fellow biker Edwin Mieses and then fleeing. Told the lawyer: “It is entirely reasonable to ...
Lawyer says NYC undercover cop didn't see SUV assault
NEW YORK An undercover detective attending at a motorcycle rally that devolved into broken bones and blood did not witness a biker get struck by an SUV or see the SUV driver subsequently attacked by bikers, a lawyer said Monday. The detective joined ...
Lawyer says San Rafael insurance broker not guilty in fraud case
Lawyer says San Rafael insurance broker not guilty in fraud case. By Gary Klien Marin Independent Journal. Posted: 10/07/2013 07:03:32 PM PDT. A San Rafael insurance broker charged in an alleged policy scam has committed no crimes, one of his ...
Undocumented Chicoan can be a lawyer after Brown signs bill into law
SACRAMENTO — A Chico man's dream to become a licensed lawyer became a reality with the help of state legislators and the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown. Sergio Garcia, 36, was caught off guard when he received a call Saturday from Assemblywoman ...
More Psych Tests Ordered For Kazakh Lawyer
A Kazakh lawyer who is undergoing forced medical treatment in a psychiatric clinic says she has been told to undergo a new "psychiatric assessment" before any decision is made on her release. In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL's Kazakh Service on ...
Johnny Carson lawyer: Comedian discovered wife's romance with Frank Gifford
An explosive new tell-all book from Johnny Carson's lawyer paints the late-night legend as a jealous and emotional husband, after reportedly discovering an alleged affair between his second wife Joanne Copeland and NFL great Frank Gifford. An excerpt ...
Gov. Corbett can't be sued on gay marriage ban, lawyer says
Corbett can't be sued on gay marriage ban, lawyer says. Updated at 11:16 AM today. Gov. Tom Corbett. Tags: pennsylvania news, gay marriage, gov. tom corbett, local/state. Comment Now; Email · Print · Report a typo. ShareThis via email, AIM, social ...
Remy's lawyer won't rule out insanity defense
Jared Remy is “an emotional mess,” said the accused killer's lawyer, confirming today he has not ruled out an insanity defense or one based on long-term steroid abuse. “His mental state is difficult. It's just a very tragic situation,” attorney Edward ...
Defense lawyer accused of bribing witness will go to trial Tuesday
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The trial of a defense lawyer accused of bribing a witness is set to start Tuesday before Superior Court Judge William E. Carnes Jr. Carnes set a trial date for lawyer Donna Uhlmann and her co-defendant Jamaal Dublin a day after ...
Robert S. Ross Jr., lawyer
Robert S. Ross Jr., a corporate lawyer who became a top aide to Richard L. Thornburgh as Pennsylvania governor and U.S. attorney general, died Sept. 30 at his home in the District. He was 69. The cause was a pulmonary embolism, said his wife, Louise ...
Lawyer says bin Laden's son-in-law was disoriented during interrogation
In a pre-trial hearing Tuesday, lawyers for Usama bin Laden's son-in-law argued that their client had been forced to wear a hood, black-out goggles and ear muffs during his rendition and interrogation, which left him disoriented and incapable of ...
Ferguson should get no more than 10 years in corruption case, lawyer says
Convicted contractor Bobby Ferguson's lawyer urged a federal judge today to resist punishing his client for all of Detroit's financial woes and give him a sentence of no more than 10 years in prison, not the 28 years the government is seeking. Ferguson ...
Kentucky Bar Association reviewing allegations against Eastern Kentucky ...
Kentucky Bar Association reviewing allegations against Eastern Kentucky ...
Lawyer's challenge to contempt order denied
SAN DIEGO — An appeals court has denied a defense lawyer's request to stop a judge from holding her in contempt — and possibly sending her to jail — for refusing to answer certain questions about a former client. Terry Zimmerman, a deputy public ...