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Obama Surveillance Suit by Rand Paul Spurs Lawyer Fight
Constitutional lawyer Bruce Fein wrote the complaint and was replaced as its author by Kenneth Cuccinelli, the former attorney general of Virginia, according to Fein's spokeswoman. The document “was completely misrepresented as Cuccinelli's. Bruce ...
Young athletes turn to Tampa lawyer
So the 62-year-old Tampa lawyer has a soft spot for student athletes deemed ineligible to play sports and for the parents who seek him out when they consider fighting the decision — before a local school board, the state association that governs high ...
Lawyer Kelly Mathis sentenced to 6 years as mastermind of the Allied Veterans ...
Lawyer Kelly Mathis sentenced to 6 years as mastermind of the Allied Veterans ...
Selenski lawyer's payment records sealed
Selenski lawyer's payment records sealed. By Bob Kalinowski, Staff Writer. Published: February 13, 2014. Article Tools. Font size: [A] [A] [A]. Our Social Networks. Facebook · Twitter. Facebook. Sign Up Text Alerts | newsletter · Photo: N/A, License: N ...
Norristown-based lawyer accused of selling painkillers to undercover cop ...
Norristown-based lawyer accused of selling painkillers to undercover cop ...
Lawyer's work on Rand Paul's suit over NSA surveillance goes unrecognized
The lawyer who drafted most of Rand Paul's lawsuit against the National Security Agency didn't get credit—or full payment—for his work, according to the lawyer's ex-wife, who is none too happy about the omission. Paul's suit challenging the NSA's ...
Kenya lawyer backs president at Hague trial
AMSTERDAM — Kenya's government has told the international court hearing President Uhuru Kenyatta's crimes against humanity case that it cannot turn over information about his finances without a court order. In a special guest appearance at the ...
Live coverage: Michael Dunn's lawyer says he was overcharged (12:30 p.m. ...
Live coverage: Michael Dunn's lawyer says he was overcharged (12:30 p.m. ...
Snowden lawyer: He may address password allegations soon
Snowden lawyer: He may address password allegations soon. By Erik Wemple. February 13 at 2:55 pm. More. Comments. A man uses his cell phone to read updates about former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden answering users' questions on ...
Lawyer for ex-cop attacks star witness in murder plot trial
An attorney for Steven Mandell began cross-examining George Michael, the government's star witness, today and quickly focused on the Chicago real estate mogul's shady dealings, particularly how he was thrown out of banking by federal regulators and ...
Wife of Tennessee lawyer dies two days after package bomb explodes
(CNN) -- The wife of the retired Tennessee lawyer who was killed this week when a package bomb detonated outside their home has died, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Thursday. Marion Setzer, 72, died Wednesday evening at Vanderbilt ...
Notes, papers found near mail bomb that killed Tennessee lawyer, wife
Investigators probing the mail bomb that killed a retired lawyer at his Tennessee home Monday — and his wife days later — may have found a clue amid the debris: notes and papers that may have been attached to the bomb. Jon Setzer, 74, was killed ...
Pit bull lawyer, ballroom dancer, romantic: Arnie? Is that you?
It is difficult to picture one of the most feared divorce lawyers in town — elegant, well-spoken and a street fighter in court — as an unabashed romantic. A sweetheart, even. "Sweet" is not a word generally associated with Arnie Levine, the Tampa ...
Lawyer pleads not guilty to selling painkillers
NORRISTOWN — A Montgomery County defense lawyer who once represented a doctor accused of running a pill mill for addicts has pleaded not guilty to charges that he allegedly sold oxycodone to an undercover detective. Gregory Robert Noonan, 53, ...
So You Want To Be An International/China Lawyer, Part V. Know The Fromm Six.
I wrote this post in April of last year and while going through draft posts just realized that I failed to post it back then, and so I've updated it and posting it now. I get at least twenty emails every week from law students/young lawyers expressing ...
Westmoreland County commissioners say supplemental lawyer program a ...
Westmoreland County commissioners say supplemental lawyer program a ...
Dauphin County lawyer hopes to challenge Barletta
A Dauphin County civil rights lawyer aiming to pull an upset will try to unseat U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta. Attorney Andy Ostrowski announced Wednesday he will seek the Democratic nomination to the 11th Congressional District seat in hopes of defeating ...
Jacob D. "Jake" Hornstein, lawyer
"The marriage never worked from the start, and the couple divorced three years later, something quite uncommon in those days," said a son, Ken Hornstein, a former lawyer who lives in Owings Mills. "As part of the divorce terms, Esther Birnbaum had her ...
Hwy 212 shooting: Father hires lawyer to look into daughter's death
Dawn Pfister and her boyfriend, Matthew Serbus, were shot and killed by police officers on Highway 212 in Eden Prairie a week ago. The two were in a red Saab that led law enforcement on a high-speed chase in the west metro before the car crashed into a ...
Richie Incognito lawyer: Ted Wells' report 'replete with errors'
On Friday Ted Wells released his full report on the Dolphins harassment incident. It makes the Dolphins organization look like it lacks leadership and it is a disaster for Richie Incognito and his future in football. Incognito has already fired back ...
Lawyer: Insanity Ruling in La. Child Decapitation
Lawyer: Insanity Ruling in La. Child Decapitation. NEW ORLEANS February 14, 2014 (AP). Associated Press. A Louisiana father accused of cutting off the head of his disabled 7-year-old son has been ruled not guilty by reason of insanity, his defense ...
Lawyer: Judge rules La. father not guilty by insanity in decapitation of his ...
Lawyer: Judge rules La. father not guilty by insanity in decapitation of his ...
Obama NSA Spying Suit by Rand Paul Leads to GOP Lawyer Fight (1)
Constitutional lawyer Bruce Fein wrote the complaint and was replaced as its author by Kenneth Cuccinelli, the former attorney general of Virginia, according to Mattie Fein, who described herself on Feb. 12, the day the suit was filed, as Fein's ex ...
Lawyer accused of strangling girlfriend busted before
Jason Bohn, the Ivy League educated lawyer on trial for strangling his girlfriend, was arrested for attempting to throttle a woman he dated 14 years ago, prosecutors revealed Friday. “Did you know that Jason [Bohn] was arrested because he tried to ...
New year & new you: In-house lawyer as in-house innovator
New year & new you: In-house lawyer as in-house innovator. Even simple solutions, some already in your hands, can allow your legal team, with a modest investment of time and creativity, to customize and configure existing tools and processes to better ...
Lawyer Says Man Arrested in Hoffman Case Is an Addict, Not a Dealer
A studio musician who was arrested on drug charges during the investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman's death argued through his lawyer on Friday that he was not a drug dealer, but merely a longtime heroin addict. But Justice Edward J. McLaughlin, ...
2nd teen girl accuses lawyer of sex assault in Collin County area
A criminal defense attorney arrested this week is facing accusations of sexual assault from a second teen, according to an arrest affidavit released Friday. On Wednesday Allen police charged Michael Edward Harssema, 41, with sexual assault of a child ...
Did You Hear the One About the Lawyer Shortage?
Pity the lawyers. No, seriously, pity the lawyers. And the rest of us, too. Perhaps you already know that the Big Law market is lousier than ever, thanks to continuing fallout from the recession. Behemoth firms have foundered. Others have cut back on ...
Seminar looks at legal, journalism roles
Mr. Sultan, a well-known criminal defense lawyer, said he takes into consideration two things when deciding whether he should go public with information about such clients: “First, am I required to divulge this? And secondly, will my client benefit ...
Lawyer for Irish nanny accused of child's murder requests bail
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) -- A lawyer for an Irish nanny charged with murder in the death of a 1-year-old girl argued Friday that medical reports indicating that the child suffered bone fractures when she was not in the nanny's care should result in her being ...
Fired lawyer asks judge for share of Prichard convenience store owner's seized ...
Fired lawyer asks judge for share of Prichard convenience store owner's seized ...
Lawyer: All charges against Auburn signee Kalvaraz Bessent dropped
Lawyer: All charges against Auburn signee Kalvaraz Bessent dropped. kbessent247.jpg. Kalvaraz Bessent announced in December he flipped his commitment from Alabama to Auburn. (Photo courtesy of 247Sports). Print · Brandon Marcello ...
Federal officials investigate Mequon lawyer accused of fraud
Federal authorities are trying to seize some of more than $2 million entrusted to a Mequon lawyer last year by an elderly West Allis couple. It's the latest step by authorities who for three years have investigated serious complaints against attorney ...
Court denies readmission to bar of former Albany lawyer convicted in ...
Court denies readmission to bar of former Albany lawyer convicted in ...
Immigrant lawyer to students: American dream is yours
A law school graduate who recently became the first undocumented immigrant allowed to practice law in California told students Saturday at Napa Valley College that the American dream is alive and well. “We're all in search of the American dream, of ...
Nevadan at Work: Lawyer with multiple degrees also uses her psychology ...
Nevadan at Work: Lawyer with multiple degrees also uses her psychology ...
Search on for Selenski lawyer
If Luzerne County Court Administrator Michael Shucosky created a classified advertisement in the search for Selenski's next lawyer, it might read something like the above paragraph. But that's the pitch he's about to make. "How do I call someone up and ...
Dunn convicted of attempted murder; hung jury on murder in 'loud-music' trial
Yet there was no verdict on the first-degree murder charge tied to the death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. As the jury's decisions became clear about 7 p.m. Saturday, Dunn looked ahead solemnly with a frown but no tears. His lawyer, Cory Strolla, told ...
FEATURE-Small-firm lawyer takes on Wall Street and wins, twice
"I am just a country lawyer from Missouri trying to hold Wall Street accountable." It has not been determined how much money Wasinger's firm or his clients will receive. Typically, a whistleblower who exposes fraud against the government can receive 15 ...
Chris Brown's Lawyer Fights “Extortion” In Latest Lawsuit (DETAILS)
The 24-year-old singer is still working on himself in rehab, but his lawyer is dealing with a new possible lawsuit from a guy who claims he was beaten up by Chris and his entourage during a pick-up basketball game at 24 Hour Fitness. According to TMZ ...
Morsi's lawyer withdraws from trial until soundproof boxes are removed
Shortly after the conspiracy trial began Sunday, defense lawyers left the courtroom, objecting to soundproof glass being placed on the dock where defendants usually stand in the courtroom, CNN said. "The glass dock is to humiliate the defendants ...
Lawyer tied to federal medical marijuana raids breaks silence
DENVER - An attorney targeted by federal marijuana raids says he and his business partners have no ties to cartels and have never trafficked drugs. 9Wants to Know spent several months digging for clues in a case that raises serious questions about the ...
Small-firm lawyer takes on Wall Street and wins, twice
"I am just a country lawyer from Missouri trying to hold Wall Street accountable." It has not been determined how much money Wasinger's firm or his clients will receive. Typically, a whistleblower who exposes fraud against the government can receive 15 ...
Lawyer Terry Vento: Volunteer work with Pérez Art Museum Miami has changed ...
Lawyer Terry Vento: Volunteer work with Pérez Art Museum Miami has changed ...
Judge scolds Allegheny County lawyer for foot-dragging
This month judges have ordered county lawyers to cover a plaintiff attorney's hotel and airfare, to pay for opposing counsel's time and to line up jail officers for depositions. One judge barred the county from using oft-delayed depositions in coming ...
Lawyer to clients who take center stage
William R. Sasso, 67, calls himself a business lawyer - if you broaden the definition to include many of the region's most significant undertakings. A second casino in Philadelphia? Sasso, chairman of the Philadelphia law firm Stradley, Ronon, Stevens ...
Humiliating ordeal: Snowden's lawyer 'harassed' at Heathrow Airport
Jesselyn Radack, a human rights advocate, whistleblower group member and lawyer to former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, has been detained and questioned in a strange fashion by customs staff at London's Heathrow Airport. As she was going ...
George Zimmerman wants to become a lawyer to stop 'miscarriage of justice.'
Justice may be blind, but, fear not — George Zimmerman is going to show it the way. Zimmerman — who has been a confounding lightning rod of controversy since being acquitted last year in the death of Trayvon Martin — told CNN on Monday he wants to ...
Fort Lee mayor won't comply with Christie lawyer's request for information
Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich will not comply with requests for information made by the lawyer hired by Governor Christie's office to conduct an internal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closures. Sokolich “fully intends to cooperate ...
Former Antwan Peppers lawyer could testify about alibi due to exception
When the attorney who defended Antwan Peppers in 2008 in the killing of one man and wounding of a second was called to the witness stand last week, the question surfaced whether the lawyer-client privilege blocked attorney Wendell Betts from talking ...