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Phillipsburg wrestling photo was a staged suicide scene and not racial, lawyer ... - Gloucester County Times
Phillipsburg wrestling photo was a staged suicide scene and not racial, lawyer ...
Lawyer: Bensalem officials didn't plead the Fifth
But on Friday, the lawyer sent the judge a letter and amended a filing in the case to address the issue. His statement said he amended the defendants' responses to clarify "in plain English that no Fifth Amendment privilege" is being used by DiGirolamo ...
Judge gives disbarred LI lawyer until Tuesday for bail bid
A disbarred Long Island attorney accused of lying to federal agents has until Tuesday to get legal papers signed to support a multimillion-dollar bail package. Barry Zornberg, 54, of Hauppauge, was arrested last week on charges of lying to FBI agents ...
Lawyer: Lawson's health deteriorating in prison
On Friday, defense lawyer Jane Foster asked Associate Judge Casey Costigan to order the state Department of Corrections to comply with a request for Lawson's medical records since the defendant began serving her sentence at Lincoln Correctional Center ...
Maria Brandon, Fired County Lawyer, Awarded $638147 in Wrongful ...
Maria Brandon, Fired County Lawyer, Awarded $638147 in Wrongful ...
Accused midwife gets new lawyer, hearing date
Instead, just prior to her sentencing, Velasquez informed the judge she had hired a new lawyer in her case. Now, Velasquez's supports are calling the prosecution a "witch hunt." "I don't care if she had a license or not. She had the skill, she had the ...
Terror Case Has Lawyer With Several Distinctions
When the terrorism trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, begins next month in Manhattan, his defense team will include one lawyer with a particularly interesting background. Zoë J. Dolan is proficient in Arabic, has lived in ...
Chris Christie's lawyer for bridge scandal withdraws as Port Authority's ...
Chris Christie's lawyer for bridge scandal withdraws as Port Authority's ...
Lawyer questions arrest of Chester Co. firefighters
CHESTER — The arrest of two Chester County volunteer firefighters after a scuffle between them and members of the Chester County Sheriff's Office appears headed for a legal battle. The firefighters – West Chester Fire Chief Andy Martin and his brother ...
So You Want To Be An International (China Lawyer), Part VI. Fuggetaboutit.
Because those “numbers” are the easiest way to “grade” potential lawyer applicants. Is this the best way to grade potential applicants? No, but it is the fastest and the easiest and if you are looking at a stack of 500 resumes and 250 of the people ...
Lawyer in New Orleans noise ordinance debate accused of intimidation
Less than 10 days before the New Orleans City Council was to hold a public hearing on a proposed noise ordinance in January, lawyer Stuart Smith sent Councilwoman Kristin Gisleson Palmer an email message pledging to see that she would not be ...
Lawyer Says LI Housekeeper Who Allegedly Killed Infant Was Raped
(Suffolk County Police). A lawyer for the Long Island live-in housekeeper accused of killing her newborn baby and throwing the body in the trash says the infant was the result of a rape, and had been born stillborn and premature. Santos Elena Ruiz ...
Frederick Simpich III, lawyer and former Commerce Department counsel, dies at 82
Frederick Simpich III, a lawyer who served as general counsel to the Commerce Department early in his career and later as a specialist in corporate and real estate law, died Jan. 5 at Montgomery Hospice's Casey House in Rockville, Md. He was 82 and ...
Officials suspend Spa City lawyer
Recent news accounts about Hot Springs lawyer Andrea Davis prompted an emergency suspension of her law license by the Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct, committee Director Stark Ligon said Friday. Click here to login or subscribe ...
Proposal would name dirty lawyers
Lawyers who steal from clients or commit other egregious acts will be named publicly before investigations of their actions are completed if the state Supreme Court endorses a proposal made by its Office of Lawyer Regulation. Keith Sellen, director of ...
Lawyer's letters a correspondence course in history, justice, integrity
Others and I were cc'd in photocopied or carbon-paper letters to judges, fellow lawyers, politicians, professors, his grown children, the Journal Sentinel editorial board and one of his favorite pen pals, former mayor Frank Zeidler. Notes to me were ...
Lawyers ripped him off, now a house is his payback
Patrick Coulton's lawyers ripped him off to the tune of $275,000 and left him to rot in prison. But Coulton is getting payback: He now lives in his former lawyer's home — a three-bedroom house in Miramar that he will eventually own as part of a court ...
Christie's Lawyer in Bridge Scandal Quits Case Over Tolls
The lawyer representing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's office in probes over deliberate traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge withdrew from unrelated litigation involving the span's operator, a move that may have avoided a potential ...
Watchdog: How to find the right lawyer when you need one
Sometimes people write The Watchdog when they should write a lawyer. I get it. I'm free. But I have no legal training and can't solve legal problems. A letter last week from M.J. Griffin of Forney about what she called her “Mamma drama” reminds me that ...
In lawsuit, Staten Island man claims his ex, a prominent matrimonial lawyer ...
In lawsuit, Staten Island man claims his ex, a prominent matrimonial lawyer ...
In bridge scandal, one lawyer could topple Christie
“I don't know Mr. Wildstein, but he seems wily, so it's possible he was sending a message to the governor, that I'm going to choose someone you might not like,” said Nancy Erika Smith, an employment lawyer and friend of Zegas. “Sometimes lawyers just ...
Author details Roanoke start of civil rights lawyer
What: Author Margaret Edds on the letters of Oliver and Bernie Hill and the Roanoke origins of a legendary civil rights lawyer. When: Feb. 26, 7 to 8:30 p.m.. Where: Christ Lutheran Church, 2011 Brandon Ave. Cost: Free for members of the History Museum ...
Lawyer: Two Russian activists detained on final day in Sochi
Story Highlights. Both activists had been picked up by police earlier during the Games; Lawyer is still trying to determine where activists are being held. SHARECONNECT 3 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. SOCHI — Two Russian activists, including one who ...
Driver linked to water-bottle attacks contacts CHP through lawyer
The owner of the white Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck who authorities said may be linked to a string of water-bottle attacks against moving vehicles in Sonoma County has hired a lawyer. KTVU learned the attorney for the truck owner got in contact with the ...
Did lawyer's suicide cost him final pay? Court to decide
"It's a creative argument, but it doesn't make any sense to me," former state Supreme Court Justice Janine Geske said of the claim that a lawyer's death could be construed as a withdrawal from a contingency fee agreement — especially since Bordow had ...
Lawyer tells judge Madoff's former longtime secretary plans to testify at NY trial
NEW YORK — Imprisoned Ponzi king Bernard Madoff's longtime secretary plans to defend herself from the witness stand at her trial on charges she aided the historic fraud, her lawyer says. Attorney Roland Riopelle told the trial judge in a letter ...
James F. Kilcur, 62, SEPTA lawyer
James F. Kilcur, 62, a labor lawyer who had been a top official at SEPTA, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, of leukemia at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The West Chester resident worked at SEPTA for 16 years, serving as general counsel and ...
Gucci Mane -- Random Prisoner Tries to Free Rapper ... By Playing Lawyer
Dedrick rambles on about how possessing a gun in itself isn't a federal crime. Dedrick isn't Gucci's lawyer, so he can't file docs on the rapper's behalf. But Dedrick wants the court to forward his legal work to Gucci's lawyer ... hoping it will crack ...
Lawyer: Abducted girl's family will sue school district
Nelson Mandela Myers, center, holds his child, Gary, right, as his wife, Janie, left, pauses to talk with reporters at Upper Darby Police Dept. in Upper Darby, Pa., on January 15, 2013. Nelson Mandela Myers, who is being called a hero, found Nailla ...
Lawyer: Lowell rushing to judgment against officers implicated in jailhouse death
LOWELL -- A labor attorney representing five city police officers accused of wrongdoing in connection with the death of Alyssa Brame is questioning the neutrality of City Manager Bernie Lynch, who will decide if the officers are fired or given lengthy ...
Former inmate lives in the home of his onetime lawyer, thanks to judge's ruling
A federal magistrate determined that the lawyers' conduct was “outrageous” and a federal judge ordered them to repay $275,000 in legal fees charged to a client who entered a guilty plea, the Sun-Sentinel reports. The former client, Patrick Coulton ...
Kerry's lawyer plays Kennedy card in drugged driving trial
Kerry Kennedy's drugged-driving trial kicked off Monday with her high-powered lawyer touting his client's storied lineage, a point illustrated as her famed elderly mother, Ethel, made a rare public appearance – along with two of her brothers – to ...
Lawyer Jeffrey Pritzker steps forward to run as a Republican for attorney ...
Lawyer Jeffrey Pritzker steps forward to run as a Republican for attorney ...
Scottsdale lawyer: Service refusal bill bad for Arizona taxpayers
PHOENIX -- If Gov. Jan Brewer signs Senate Bill 1062, the service refusal bill, into law, one Valley attorney is afraid Arizona could face several legal challenges. "For example, a taxi cab driver who may be Muslim may refuse to give service to a woman ...
Candace Klein: SoMoLend startup is 'dead,' Klein's lawyer tells administrative ...
Candace Klein: SoMoLend startup is 'dead,' Klein's lawyer tells administrative ...
Lawyer Tried To Warn Prison Before Client's Israeli Shootout
Samuel Sheinbein, an American serving time in Israel for a 1997 Maryland murder, was killed by special forces after he shot several guards with a stolen gun and barricaded himself inside his prison compound, police said. Sheinbein's lawyer, Ourit ...
Tribe's Lawyer: Eviction Related to Missing Funds
The lawyer for a tiny American Indian tribe in northeastern California said Monday the woman accused of leaving four dead and two wounded in a gun and knife attack last week at a meeting at its headquarters had been evicted from tribal housing because ...
Tribe's lawyer: Eviction hearing where 4 were killed involved missing funds ...
Tribe's lawyer: Eviction hearing where 4 were killed involved missing funds ...
Woman in American Indian tribe attack was evicted over missing funds, lawyer ...
Woman in American Indian tribe attack was evicted over missing funds, lawyer ...
Our View | Lawyer Regulation Court should allow misbehaving lawyers to be ...
Our View | Lawyer Regulation Court should allow misbehaving lawyers to be ...
Towson lawyer files for attorney general
Towson lawyer Jeffrey N. Pritzker filed Monday to seek the apparently uncontested Republican nomination for attorney general. Pritzker contended that Democratic incumbent Douglas F. Gansler has “dropped the ball” in failing to protect Marylanders ...
Lawyer of Ryan Widmer presses for fourth trial
CINCINNATI -- If his lawyer gets her way, Ryan Widmer will await a fourth trial while he serves a sentence for killing his wife. Widmer's lawyer filed new documents with U.S. District Court, which contain "six assignments of error and a dozen grounds ...
Nozolino's defense suggests alternate suspects in lawyer shootings
Defense attorneys for revenge-shooting suspect Bruce J. Nozolino on Monday began putting on testimony about two men they believe could have been involved in sniper attacks on a Colorado Springs divorce lawyer. Both of the alternate suspects cited by ...
Ivy League law professor calls out lawyer from Missouri Attorney General's ...
Ivy League law professor calls out lawyer from Missouri Attorney General's ...
Kerry Kennedy trial: Ambien 'hijacked' judgment, lawyer says
But the central question, her lawyers said, centered on intent. Did Kennedy knowingly continue to drive even after she knew that she had mixed up her medications? Prosecutors argued that she did. But her lawyer, Gerald Lefcourt, disagreed, saying the ...
Allen Lawyer Sentenced For Bank Fraud -
DALLAS (AP) - A North Texas lawyer has been sentenced to seven months in prison and must repay more than $2.1 million for his role in a bank loan fraud scam. A federal judge in Dallas on Monday sentenced 51-year-old Jerry Goh of Allen. Goh last April ...
Lawyer's license suspended after fraud conviction
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - An estate-planning lawyer convicted in a scheme that exploited dying people has had his law license suspended. In a decision released on Tuesday, the Rhode Island Supreme Court suspended the license of Joseph Caramadre ...
Lawyer Releases Video Of Man's Death In Police Custody In Moore
MOORE, Oklahoma -. A lawyer for the family of a man, who died outside the Moore Warren Movie Theater while in police custody, has released a video of the incident. Luis Rodriguez died earlier this month after a confrontation with police outside the ...
Woman charged with abusing stepsons needs new lawyer
Woman charged with abusing stepsons needs new lawyer. A woman accused of abusing her two teenage stepsons will have to find a new attorney. Deputies arrested Jessica Cox and Kenneth McIntosh, the. Loading… Post to Facebook. Woman charged with ...
ACLU Attorneys Named '2014 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year' for Work ...
ACLU Attorneys Named '2014 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year' for Work ...