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Lawyer hints that Obenshain hasn't ruled out bringing Virginia AG race before ...
Lawyer hints that Obenshain hasn't ruled out bringing Virginia AG race before ...
Lawyer Suing Bank of China Brings 'Private CIA' to Boies
The Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth said two people -- one of them a lawyer -- knocked on Shaya's hotel room door and shoved the subpoena into his hand, likening the surprise to a scene from a Hollywood thriller. Wolosky declined to elaborate on ...
DAYBREAK DAILY: Obenshain lawyer raises nuclear option in Va. AG race
VIRGINIA AG RACE: Of ominous words, per the Richmond Times-Dispatch, “The lawyer representing Republican Mark D. Obenshain in the pending statewide recount in the attorney general race on Monday for the first time openly raised the issue of ...
Obenshain lawyer raises possibility of contesting AG election
The lawyer representing Republican Mark D. Obenshain in the pending statewide recount in the attorney general race on Monday for the first time openly raised the issue of contesting the election in the General Assembly if the tally does not sway the ...
Lawyer, client in sex-trafficking case at odds
GOSHEN — Sex-trafficking suspect Alexander Adams was back Monday in Orange County Court, and he voiced complaints about his court-appointed lawyer to the judge. Adams, 57, of Newburgh, faces a 205-count indictment that includes felony charges of ...
Gunmen Abduct Prominent Syrian Lawyer
Gunmen in a rebel-held area near Damascus abducted a leading Syrian human rights lawyer on Tuesday, activists and opposition groups said, the latest in a wave of recent kidnappings targeting anti-government activists in rebel held areas. Razan Zaytouni ...
Peekskill lawyer involved in near-brawl at center of judgeship tussle
Scuffle disprupts Peekskill Council meeting: An altercation between Peekskill resident Reginald Johnson and civil rights activist Darrell Davis during a City of Peekskill Council meeting. Video has been edited for objectionable language and length ...
Sergeant is first cop fired over ticket-fix scandal: lawyer
An NYPD sergeant has been fired and becomes the first cop to lose his job in the sweeping Bronx ticket fixing scandal, his lawyer told The Post. Sgt. Jacob Solorzano was also stripped of his pension after he was implicated in the alleged crimes of ...
Milwaukee lawyer disbarred just four years after becoming a lawyer
In revoking Cooper's license for five years -- the harshest penalty the Supreme Court is able to impose -- the court endorsed the findings of the state Office of Lawyer Regulation, which charged Cooper with 78 counts of wrongdoing involving 18 ...
State Supreme Court disbars bankruptcy lawyer Sean Cooper
In revoking Cooper's license for five years — the harshest penalty the Supreme Court is able to impose — the court endorsed the findings of the state Office of Lawyer Regulation, which charged Cooper with 78 counts of wrongdoing involving 18 ...
Anti-Assad Syrian rights lawyer abducted in rebel territory
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Razan Zaitouneh, a prominent Syrian human rights lawyer who went into hiding for her widely publicized work on atrocities committed by President Bashar al-Assad's forces, has been kidnapped in a rebel-held town, activists said on ...
Prominent Miami lawyer Richard Sharpstein found dead in his condo
Richard Sharpstein, a veteran Miami criminal defense lawyer renowned for both his quick mind and wit, was found dead in his Miami Beach condo Tuesday morning. News of Sharpstein's death spread throughout the legal community, leaving his colleagues ...
Paul Blunt no longer Susquehanna Twp. School District's primary lawyer
John E. Freund, III — a partner with the district's solicitor, King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul — said Blunt had been reassigned from his previous position as the school district's primary lawyer through the Bethlehem firm. Freund said Blunt remains ...
Lawyer hopes sand death judgment highlights safety
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- An attorney for the family of a New Mexico woman who died in 2002 when a tractor-trailer struck her car and buried it in sand says he hopes an $80 million judgment awarded to his clients will result in real consequences for ...
Supporters seek leniency for RI lawyer in fraud
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop, a onetime U.S. ambassador and others have written letters to a judge in Rhode Island to support a lawyer convicted in a $46 million investment fraud that preyed on terminally ill people. The letters to ...
NM lawyer stuck in Obamacare limbo UPDATE: Finally gets through
SANTA FE — The Obama administration insists the troubled healthcare.gov website is working better, but a 60-year-old lawyer from Los Lunas says his application for individual coverage has been stuck in limbo for more than two months. “This thing ...
Rights Lawyer Among 4 Abducted in Syria; 2 Journalists Are Also Being Held
BEIRUT, Lebanon — A Syrian human rights lawyer who was one of the most vocal early leaders of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad was abducted along with three colleagues in a suburb of Damascus, the Syrian capital, on Tuesday by masked ...
Prominent Miami lawyer found dead in Miami Beach condo
Miami criminal defense attorney Richard Sharpstein, a quick-witted showman who represented everyone from cocaine cowboys to troubled cops during a long and colorful career, was found dead in his Miami Beach condo Tuesday morning, the Miami Herald ...
Nokia's India Tax Bill Could Rise to $3.4 Billion, Lawyer Says
Nokia Oyj (NOK1V) could face an increased tax bill of 210 billion rupees ($3.4 billion) over a dispute with India's authorities, according to a government lawyer. India's Income Tax Department may add penalties and interest to its current 20.8 billion ...
Lawyer seeks nearly $100000 from Westfield St.
WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for former Westfield State University president Evan Dobelle are seeking nearly $100,000 from the school as a partial payment for representing Dobelle before his resignation. For meetings, phone calls, research and ...
A Conversation with: Lawyer and Activist Gautam Bhan
The Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday that made gay sex illegal again in India is seen as a setback by the country's gay community, whose members were expecting a judgment in their favor after the Indian government refused to appeal the 2009 ruling of ...
Gunmen abduct Syrian human rights lawyer in opposition territory
The 36-year-old human rights lawyer went into hiding at the onset of the civil war in Syria in March 2011. At the beginning of December, Zaitouneh published an article on a Lebanese website, condemning the opposition group, Islamic State of Iraq and ...
Lawyer of Pakistani doctor who helped CIA flees after threats
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The lawyer for a Pakistani doctor who helped the United States track down Osama bin Laden has fled Pakistan after receiving threats from militants, relatives said on Wednesday. Lawyer Samiullah Afridi went abroad after ...
Nest Labs CEO advice: Startup? More like lawyer ...
Nest Labs CEO advice: Startup? More like lawyer ...
New Volcker Rule is a bonanza for lawyers
The law firm Jones Day said it had 200 lawyers (!) waiting to pour over this tome once it was released. If the top 50 law firms serving big banks have 100 lawyers on average doing the same thing at $400 an hour, we're talking about $2 million in legal ...
Former Westfield State University president Evan Dobelle's lawyer is billing ...
Former Westfield State University president Evan Dobelle's lawyer is billing ...
Lawyer for Pakistani doctor who helped CIA track bin Laden flees country after ...
Lawyer for Pakistani doctor who helped CIA track bin Laden flees country after ...
Pakistan: Lawyer of Doctor Who Helped CIA Has Fled
Associated Press. The main lawyer for a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden fled Pakistan on Wednesday after receiving death threats from militants, his colleagues said. The lawyer had represented Dr. Shakil Afridi ...
Charter founder's lawyer: US obsessed with client
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer for a Philadelphia charter school founder on trial in a $6 million fraud case says prosecutors concocted the scheme because they were obsessed with his client's earnings. Lawyer William McSwain represents Dorothy June ...
Disbarred N. Ind. lawyer avoids prison for forgery
MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — A disbarred attorney and former South Bend city council member convicted of forging the names of other lawyers on court documents won't be spending any time in prison unless he gets in further trouble. Magistrate Larry Ambler on ...
Alton lawyer buys Today's Advantage
John Simmons, a lawyer in Alton, said Wednesday he has purchased Today's Advantage, a free weekly shopper, from its longtime owners, Sharon McRoy and Jim Seibold. Terms of the deal for the Alton-based newspaper were not disclosed. Simmons said in ...
Philly charter founder's lawyer: US obsessed with client
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia charter school founder defrauded the city and state of $6.7 million by earning multiple salaries at four schools she ran, and taking millions more in consulting fees, federal prosecutors argued Wednesday after ...
Madoff Ex-CFO Accused by Lawyer of Lying in Guilty Plea
Bernard Madoff's ex-finance chief lied every day for 30 years and failed to tell the truth even when he pleaded guilty to aiding the con man's fraud, a defense lawyer said in the trial of five of the witness's former colleagues. The former executive ...
Brown's lawyer: There is plenty of reasonable doubt
PHILADELPHIA Defense lawyers in the Dorothy June Brown charter school fraud trial told jurors Wednesday that the prosecution's case was so flawed and full of holes that there was enough reasonable doubt to acquit her and her codefendants of all charges ...
Lawyer who copied page from judge's appointment book faces censure ...
Lawyer who copied page from judge's appointment book faces censure ...
Lawyer: 'Baby Angel' mother overwhelmed
Lawyer: 'Baby Angel' mother overwhelmed. Published: December 12, 2013 8:23 AM. Arrest made in 'Baby Angel' case. You need the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player to view the video related to this article. Download Now. Arrest made in 'Baby Angel' ...
I'm Your Lawyer, Mr. Grinch
I'm Your Lawyer, Mr. Grinch. by Linda Holmes. December 12, 2013 9:21 AM. The Grinch puts a scare into his dog Max in the 1966 CBS special How The Grinch Stole Christmas. CBS/Photofest. To: Mr. Grinch From: Who Who & Who Re: Possible defamation ...
Burlington lawyer suspended for 20 ethics violations
The Office of Lawyer Regulation had charged Smith (Marqette, '95) with 22 violations in four client matters. She pled no contest to nine of the counts and a referee found Smith had committed all but two of the contested counts after a hearing ...
'Enough Is Enough!' Says Lawyer Who Tried to Stop Katsinam Auction
Lawyer Pierre Servan-Scheiber, who was once again enlisted by Survival International to make the case against the sale to a French judge, explains how this process could evolve, so that “one day”, changes could occur. What is your perception of this ...
Barron Hilton lawyer contacts Miami Beach police over alleged attack by ...
Barron Hilton lawyer contacts Miami Beach police over alleged attack by ...
Madoff Ex-CFO Accused by Lawyer of Lying in 2009 Guilty Plea (1)
Under questioning yesterday by Larry Krantz, a defense lawyer in the case, DiPascali agreed that claim differs from what he told a judge at his August 2009 plea hearing, when he said the fraud became apparent in the late 1980s or early 1990s. “Is it ...
New Abbottstown officials want to lower lawyer costs, address road issues
Abbottstown borough council has approved advertising the 2014 budget which will not require any increase in residents' municipal property taxes. The borough's 2014 budget is balanced at $215,400, said secretary/treasurer Loreen Greer. The current tax ...
Preschool shooting: Sneiderman lawyer seeks bond
ATLANTA — A lawyer for a woman convicted of lying during the investigation of her husband's killing outside a suburban Atlanta preschool urged a judge Thursday to release her on bond. Lawyer Brian Steel argued during a bond hearing that Andrea ...
Diddy & Lady Gaga Our LAWYER's the Toddler-Saving Hero from the Bulls Game
The heroic father who saved his daughter from a flying Chicago Bulls player last night ALSO has a history of saving the biggest celebs in the world -- including Diddy and Lady Gaga -- because he's ... THEIR LAWYER. In case you missed the game -- a 6'7" ...
Lawyer for brain-damaged boy says DYFS should have removed him from ... - The Star-Ledger
Lawyer for brain-damaged boy says DYFS should have removed him from ...
In prison, R.I. defense lawyer finds 'whole new perspective on defendants' / Video
That's the lawyer,” is often his greeting from fellow inmates. He has rebuffed untold requests for legal advice since beginning his jail term. The demand was so great, other prisoners had to fend off the requests, warning, “You're going to jam him up ...
Lawyer wants Family Court for teen charged with kidnapping elderly woman
A lawyer representing a girl accused of stuffing an elderly woman in her car's trunk and riding around for two days wants the 15-year-old's case heard in a court for juveniles because he fears what would happen to her in an adult prison. Junia McDonald ...
Idaho lawyer blames attorneys for felony conviction
The lawyer used the money to buy a house and then created phony documents to make it appear the money was in a savings account. A former federal prosecutor who was more recently considered one of Denver's top criminal defense attorneys, McAllister ...
Lawyer says Biogenesis car break-in for Alex Rodriguez documents may have ...
Lawyer says Biogenesis car break-in for Alex Rodriguez documents may have ...
Miner hires another lawyer with family connections at Syracuse City Hall
2013-12-12-tsk-megRyan.JPG Lawyer Meghan E. Ryan, 27, was hired in November as an assistant corporation counsel for the city of Syracuse. She is the daughter of Bill Ryan, chief of staff to Mayor Stephanie Miner. Submitted photo. SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The ...