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Social TV apps: 'second screen is what you'd call a lawyer's paradise'
"Second-screen is what you'd call a lawyer's paradise," said Christiaan Alberdingk Thijm from Dutch law firm Bureau Brandeis, who noted that there's little controversy around apps that simply provide a home for social chatter around a show. "If you're ...
Toyota speed-up defect caused death, injury, lawyer tells jury
OKLAHOMA CITY (Bloomberg) -- A defect in a Toyota Camry caused the vehicle to suddenly accelerate, leading to an accident that left one woman dead and another injured, a lawyer for the women told a jury at the start of trial. The 2005 Camry driven by ...
Ohio Cannot Discipline D.C. Lawyer Who Has Bankruptcy Practice in Ohio
Oct. 7 –The Ohio Supreme Court Sept. 26 held that its disciplinary authority does not extend to a lawyer who is licensed in another jurisdiction but practices in federal bankruptcy courts in Ohio and has represented Ohio residents in other matters ...
Rinehart Changed Rules for Her Own Benefit, Lawyer Says
Gina Rinehart, the richest woman in the Asia Pacific region, changed the rules governing her children's $4 billion trust in 2006 for her own benefit and not her children's, breaching her duty as trustee, a lawyer said. Christopher Withers, an attorney ...
Kentucky lawyer accused of disability scheme
WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired Social Security judge in West Virginia collaborated with a lawyer to improperly award disability benefits to hundreds of applicants, according to a report released Monday by congressional investigators. The report accuses ...
Pakistan's Musharraf preparing to leave country: lawyer
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf can leave the country and fly to Dubai following a decision by a court to grant him bail ending his house arrest, his lawyer said on Wednesday. "The jail staff present ...
I-Team: Lawyer Running For Office In Methuen Has Been Accused Of Stalking
BOSTON (CBS) – An I-Team investigation reveals allegations that a high-profile lawyer running for public office has a disturbing past. The I-Team has the police reports and an exclusive interview all coming to light for the first time. Kevin Marr says ...
Teacher's lawyer: Complicity charge should be dropped
The attorney for a Poland schools teacher accused of complicity to robbery and fleeing from police told Judge Joseph Houser of Mahoning County Area Court that he thinks the complicity charge should be dismissed. The Poland special- education teacher, ...
Redskins lawyer says 'put it in caps' language will change
Redskins lawyer Lanny Davis went on 106.7 The Fan with Holden Kushner and Danny Rouhier Wednesday morning — to discuss you know what — and his last answer may have been the most noteworthy. (Listen to the interview here.) Davis was asked if he ...
Redskins lawyer admits Dan Snyder shouldn't have said “never”
The Redskins never will be able to change their name as long as the only official word from their owner is that he'll never do it. On Wednesday, the team began the process of getting Snyder out of the corner into which he has painted himself. The ...
SEC lawyer: Mark Cuban cooperated with feds in earlier Mamma.com probe
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's insider trading case against Mark Cuban is in its seventh day of trial. There were no Earth-shattering moments in court this morning. Defense lawyers played a video deposition of SEC enforcement lawyer ...
Is Being a Lawyer as Awesome as It Looks on Suits?
Unfortunately, no. While there are parts of being a lawyer that can involve some of the glamorous aspects highlighted in the show (for example, helping people in need through pro bono work, winning an intellectual contest against the adverse party in ...
Lawyer: Ex-West paramedic, feds reach plea deal in pipe bomb case
Lawyer: Ex-West paramedic, feds reach plea deal in pipe bomb case. By Brandon Formby · [email protected] · 1:10 pm on October 9, 2013 | Permalink. Investigators pause while sifting through the debris of the destroyed fertilizer plant in West ...
Celebrity Divorce Lawyer Laura Wasser Dishes Advice For Couples Facing ...
Celebrity Divorce Lawyer Laura Wasser Dishes Advice For Couples Facing ...
Aaron Hernandez takes stand, tells judge he wants to keep lawyer despite ...
Aaron Hernandez takes stand, tells judge he wants to keep lawyer despite ...
Lawyer sent to prison for stealing from trust fund for dead friend's sons
Robert Buschmohle was a longtime, close friend of Derek Tate. He knew of Tate's suffering from cancer, a disease that claimed Tate's life in 2007. He attended Tate's funeral. He knew about Tate's dying wish — to ensure that his three sons would have ...
'I Didn't Hire A Lawyer': Bruce Jenner Speaks Out… As Multi-Million-Dollar ...
'I Didn't Hire A Lawyer': Bruce Jenner Speaks Out… As Multi-Million-Dollar ...
Lawyer: Vote rewording done in secret
Lawyer Eric Snyder said that would violate the state's Open Meetings Law. Snyder told The Associated Press that the Board of Elections didn't vote publicly to add the promises when it rewrote the referendum on July 29. "They didn't vote on it," he said ...
Lawyer says video will help exonerate cop in NY SUV attack
The lawyer for an undercover New York City police detective facing serious assault charges for his role in a motorcycle rally that turned violent nearly two weeks ago is arguing that the video prosecutors have used to bring charges against the 10-year ...
Lawyer Says Video Key for NYPD Undercover Officer
The lawyer for an undercover police detective facing serious assault charges for his role in a motorcycle rally that turned violent nearly two weeks ago is arguing that the video prosecutors have used to bring charges against the 10-year veteran will ...
Aaron Hernandez
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez shuffled to the witness stand with shackles around his ankles today, raised his tattooed right hand to be sworn in and be questioned about a possible conflict of interest among lawyers on the case. The Bristol ...
Lawyer: Musharraf Free to Leave Pakistan
Pakistan's former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, after being granted bail, is free to leave the country, his lawyer said Wednesday. Musharraf's lawyer, Ahmed Raza Kasuri, told the Reuters news agency that Musharraf could fly to Dubai as early as ...
'My Client Is a Jerk,' Says Prominent Lawyer In Uncontrollable Fit of Honesty
We all know it, it's why lawyers are so terrible: we spend all our time taking out how awful some client is on others. But no one ever calls out the client in public, because we're either too nice or too interested in keeping our business to ridicule ...
Georgia teen was stuffed with newspaper after death, family lawyer says
The family of Kendrick Johnson, 17, of Valdosta, Ga., was "outraged" and "devastated" by the discovery and believes his death was a murder that is being covered up, a lawyer representing them said Thursday. Johnson, a three-sport athlete, was found ...
Lawyer for Trayvon Martin family joins call to reopen investigation of south ...
Lawyer for Trayvon Martin family joins call to reopen investigation of south ...
Boca lawyer who went missing pleads guilty
WEST PALM BEACH – Disgraced real estate attorney Timothy McCabe, who disappeared for more than two months earlier this year as millions of dollars of client money vanished from his firm's trust accounts, has pleaded guilty in federal court to ...
FBI questions ethics lawyer at center of Deal complaint
The FBI has questioned a state ethics commission lawyer who raised concerns about the panel's investigation into Gov. Nathan Deal, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned. Ethics commission Executive Secretary Holly LaBerge said Thursday that ...
Report: Internal Affairs Officer Admits He Was Among Bikers Involved In Melee
The lawyer for that undercover detective facing serious charges for his alleged role in the assault says the video prosecutors used to bring charges against him will ultimately exonerate his client. Attorney John Arlia made his claims outside criminal ...
FBI seeks Fattah records; lawyer calls probe long-running
"I recently was retained, but I understand that they have been looking at things for that time," said Weaver, a former federal prosecutor who has been a defense lawyer in a number of well-publicized cases, including this year's federal prosecution of ...
Lawyer says injured biker's record is irrelevant
The lawyer for a Lawrence man who was run down by an SUV in the notorious New York biker beatdown case said her client's six-page criminal record and his driving ban in the Bay State are not relevant to the crash that nearly killed him. “He was ...
This Lawyer Writes To Congress About Baseball And Exposes The Shutdown In ...
This Lawyer Writes To Congress About Baseball And Exposes The Shutdown In ...
Overland Park lawyer disbarred
Overland Park lawyer disbarred. Updated: 2013-10-11T16:32:05Z. October 11. An Overland Park lawyer was disbarred Friday by the Kansas Supreme Court. More News. Read more Breaking News. The court found that Michael Clay Schnittker committed ...
LAPD officer charged in assault 'absolutely devastated,' lawyer says
O'Callaghan's lawyer, Robert Rico, said his client is "absolutely devastated the D.A. chose to file against her." An autopsy by the Los Angeles County coroner determined cocaine intoxication probably was "a major factor" in Thomas' death. It was ...
No US lawyer right now for embassy bombing suspect
(CNN) -- A federal judge denied a request in an order issued on Friday to immediately appoint defense counsel to a Libyan man captured last week in connection with the 1998 bombings of the U.S. Embassy in Kenya. Anas al Libi was seized by American ...
NY judge refuses to appoint lawyer for man charged in 1998 embassy bombings ...
NY judge refuses to appoint lawyer for man charged in 1998 embassy bombings ...
Kendrick Perkins' lawyer says his client is innocent
Kendrick Perkins' lawyer says his client is innocent. By Royce Young | NBA writer. October 11, 2013 3:15 PM ET. The lawyer for Kendrick Perkins released a statement Friday claiming his client is innocent of the accusations that he punched a woman and ...
Attorney charged in Scott Rothstein fraud wants judge to lift ban on ...
Attorney charged in Scott Rothstein fraud wants judge to lift ban on ...
DC Police: Stamford Woman Shot, Killed Inside Her Car; Lawyer Challenges ...
DC Police: Stamford Woman Shot, Killed Inside Her Car; Lawyer Challenges ...
Lawyer case delayed
It's the tenth time in the three years since Toohey pleaded guilty to embezzling $202,000 from the $2.1 million Hickory Stick Golf Course project of the Seneca Gaming Corp. that the disbarred Lewiston lawyer has seen his sentencing delayed. All the ...
Request to Appoint Lawyer for Terror Suspect Is Denied
A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday rejected a request that he appoint a lawyer to represent a terror suspect who was captured last weekend in Libya and was said to be undergoing interrogation while in military custody on a Navy ship in the ...
Lawyer in Internet cafe gambling case found guilty
SANFORD -- A Jacksonville attorney was convicted Friday of using a veterans' organization as a front for a $300 million gambling operation in a case that led to the resignation of the state's lieutenant governor and caused the Legislature to ban so ...
NYC psychic convicted as fraudster, but her lawyer asks: Who's to say her ...
NYC psychic convicted as fraudster, but her lawyer asks: Who's to say her ...
Lawyer convicted of racketeering in scam Florida 'charity' for veterans
By M. Alex Johnson, Staff Writer, NBC News. A Florida lawyer was convicted of racketeering Friday night for his role in setting up a $300 million network of illegal casinos that posed as a charity for veterans. Kelly Mathis, 50, of Jacksonville, who ...
Lawyer convicted of racketeering in scam Florida 'charity' for veterans
A Florida lawyer was convicted of racketeering Friday night for his role in setting up a $300 million network of illegal casinos that posed as a charity for veterans. Kelly Mathis, 50, of Jacksonville, who was convicted in Seminole County Circuit Court ...
Weekender: Florian Schmidt-Gabain, lawyer, 31
I'm a lawyer, but I also organise art exhibitions and lecture in art law. A few Saturdays ago, I launched my latest exhibition in a house that's about to be demolished. It went really well: around 300 people turned up. I was the last to leave, at 6 ...
Police search for 9 boys missing from troubled youth ranch; lawyer says they ...
Police search for 9 boys missing from troubled youth ranch; lawyer says they ...
Diary of lawyer's Chevron lawsuit in coming trial
In April 2007, New York lawyer Steven Donziger flew to Ecuador convinced he was on the brink of victory against a formidable foe - Chevron Corp. He had spent years suing America's second largest oil company for allegedly polluting the streams and soil ...
Conn story: What does it take? Lawyer not disciplined in Ky. despite over a ...
Conn story: What does it take? Lawyer not disciplined in Ky. despite over a ...
State Supreme Court justice says he didn't ask E. Ky. lawyer Eric C. Conn for ...
State Supreme Court justice says he didn't ask E. Ky. lawyer Eric C. Conn for ...
Kansas Lawyer Disbarred
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ The Kansas Supreme Court has disbarred an Overland Park lawyer after finding he committed professional misconduct. The Kansas City Star ( (link) gTaJfG ) reports that the court issued its disbarment order Friday in the case ...