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Rep. Michael Grimm To Face Criminal Charges, Lawyer Says
Rep. Michael Grimm's lawyer says he expects the New York Republican will be indicted on criminal charges. The exact charges haven't been announced; the Staten Island lawmaker and former FBI agent, who was first elected to Congress in 2010, has been ...
Lawyer: Bride 'completely distraught' after shooting niece to death by ...
Lawyer: Bride 'completely distraught' after shooting niece to death by ...
George Clooney Reportedly Engaged To Hot, Successful Lawyer
0319-george-clooney-amal-splash-3 Kelly Preston, Stacy Keibler, Lucy Liu and Renee Zelwegger couldn't lock George Clooney down ... it reportedly took the power of a sexy law vixen to take him off the market for good. Clooney and Amal Alamuddin dined at ...
Lawyer: Connecticut school slaying suspect under emergency commitment
(CNN) — A 16-year-old Connecticut high school student suspected in the slashing death of a classmate was under emergency commitment at a medical facility, his lawyer said Saturday. The classmate, Maren Sanchez, 16, who was described by her family as ...
Bride's Lawyer Says Shooting Was Accident
NEW BRIGHTON (KDKA/AP) — There are new developments in a fatal shooting in New Brighton. The lawyer for Christina George-Harvan says the shooting was an accident. The attorney told the Beaver County Times on Saturday that George-Harvan is ...
Lawyer: most customers who thought they were paying for sex too ashamed to ...
Lawyer: most customers who thought they were paying for sex too ashamed to ...
Dropped charges for FDNY official's son are suspicious: lawyer
The son of a top FDNY official received “preferential treatment” following arrests in Brooklyn and Manhattan, a lawyer alleges. FDNY Emergency Medical Technician Robert Gala, 29, son of Chief of Personnel Michael Gala, received two summonses in ...
George Clooney, girlfriend Amal Alamuddin engaged: report
The 52-year-old Oscar winner popped the question to new flame, 36-year-old British lawyer Amal Alamuddin, according to People magazine. “George and Amal are trying to keep things very low-key, but they also aren't really trying to hide this, it doesn't ...
Carrie Preston Explains How Elsbeth Tascioni Became The Most Brilliantly ...
Carrie Preston Explains How Elsbeth Tascioni Became The Most Brilliantly ...
Affirmative action lawyer calls Supreme Court decision on Michigan schools ...
Affirmative action lawyer calls Supreme Court decision on Michigan schools ...
Lawyer: Teen Stabbing Suspect Is Under Psychological Evaluation, Won't ...
Lawyer: Teen Stabbing Suspect Is Under Psychological Evaluation, Won't ...
Chris Christie's Own Lawyer Slams Christie-Led Organization's Atrocious ...
Chris Christie's Own Lawyer Slams Christie-Led Organization's Atrocious ...
Donald Sterling Racist Audio 'Legitimate,' Says Girlfriend's Lawyer
pp_square_donaldsterling. The lawyer representing Vanessa Stiviano has issued a statement saying the audiotape of his client arguing with Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is “legitimate.” As Radar has been reporting, the tape contains ...
Lawyer: Church shouldn't cancel settlement talks
(AP) - A lawyer representing 33 alleged victims of clergy sex abuse in central Pennsylvania is urging the Roman Catholic church not to pull out of planned mediation. Attorney Mitchell Garabedian said Sunday the withdrawal will re-traumatize his clients ...
Lawyer: PA Church Shouldn't Cancel Settlement Talks
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A lawyer representing 33 alleged victims of clergy sex abuse in central Pennsylvania is urging the Roman Catholic church not to pull out of planned mediation. Attorney Mitchell Garabedian said Sunday the withdrawal will ...
What Shakespeare really meant about the role of the lawyer
But either way, Crier plans to make the argument for the lawyer's role in preserving the republic May 6 when she speaks to the Dallas Bar Association at noon at the Belo Mansion in Dallas. Crier, a former state judge in Dallas and television journalist ...
International Lawyer And Scholar Amal Alamuddin Engaged To George Clooney
Amal Alamuddin, a lawyer whose work includes issues related to Syria, drones and Wikileaks, is engaged to George Clooney, an actor. People Magazine broke the story noting that Alamuddin and Clooney were spotted at Nobu in Malibu, where they were ...
GM's top lawyer is no potted plant
DETROIT -- Michael Millikin, General Motors' top lawyer, was conspicuous in his silence this month during a U.S. Senate panel grilling of CEO Mary Barra over the company's ignition-switch recall. Millikin sat stone-faced, lips pursed, as several ...
The American Lawyer Finds Am Law 100 Had Middling Year, While A Subset of ...
The American Lawyer Finds Am Law 100 Had Middling Year, While A Subset of ...
So You Want To Be A China Lawyer? Fuggetaboutit!
A small number of in-house lawyers also do China work, but nearly all of these lawyers went in-house after working for a mega firm or a high end boutique. Both kinds of firms generally interview only law students with top grades from highly rated law ...
The Anti-Vaccine Movement And A Trial Lawyer-Funded Climate Of Fear
The most savvy plaintiffs' lawyers understand that in order to create new fields of litigation, up-front investments are often required. So for those looking for the next big payday, what does $665,000 get you? For starters, a British medical journal ...
More bad news for victims of Hummelstown lawyer's alleged scam seeking to ...
More bad news for victims of Hummelstown lawyer's alleged scam seeking to ...
Jeremiah Oliver's mother unable to aid defense, lawyer says
The lawyer for the mother of Jeremiah Oliver, the 5-year-old Fitchburg boy whose body was found earlier this month, today said his client's psychological troubles make it difficult to have “meaningful conversations” with her. “She is substantially ...
Ithaca lawyer wins international prize for anti-frack efforts
Ithaca. Helen Slottje first came across natural gas drilling leases in 2007 while helping her brother-in-law search for a small farm to buy in upstate New York. She knew almost nothing about such leases. After all, her previous work as a lawyer back in ...
UK law firm congratulates lawyer on Clooney match
LONDON -- Hollywood's most eligible bachelor may be getting hitched. A London law firm has congratulated one of its lawyers on her engagement to George Clooney. Clooney's spokesman, Stan Rosenfield, has declined to comment on reports the actor is to ...
Elgin Baylor's Lawyer: Donald Sterling Threw His Gum At Me
As Baylor's lawyer, Douglas deposed Sterling and confronted him about previous allegations of racism. During an appearance on HuffPost Live on Monday, Douglas recounted one incident in which tempers flared and chewing gum flew. "One time when it ...
Paul Simon, Edie Brickell hold hands in court; lawyer downplays dispute
Simon, 72, told a Norwalk Superior Court judge that he and his wife, 47, had a rare argument, and Allan Cramer, the lawyer representing both Simon and Brickell, told reporters the incident was minor. “They are here together, they get along fine with ...
Lawyer for Ex-IRS Official Asks to Address House
The lawyer for a former Internal Revenue Service official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy asked Monday to address the House ahead of a vote to hold his client in contempt of Congress. He probably won't get the chance. Lois Lerner ...
Is sex trafficking a sex crime? Syracuse pimp's lawyer says 'no' at sentencing ...
Is sex trafficking a sex crime? Syracuse pimp's lawyer says 'no' at sentencing ...
Lawyer says Durand has "nothing to give" in Grimm case
Durand knows nothing about Grimm's operation of the restaurant before they became involved in 2010, said her lawyer, Stuart Kaplan. Nor does she know anything about broader campaign finance violations that initially sparked the federal probe into Grimm ...
Jacksonville's top lawyer resigning
Jacksonville's top lawyer is leaving City Hall. Cindy Laquidara sat down with Channel 4's Bruce Hamilton on The Morning Show and talked about her accomplishments and frustration in the office she's held since 1998. 3 00-05 06-11 1'43"-1'48"After 16 ...
Man to plead guilty to killing 8 at salon, lawyer says
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man charged with shooting and killing his ex-wife and seven others at a hair salon has agreed to plead guilty, his defense attorney said Monday. Scott Dekraai, 44, had been locked in a custody dispute with his ex ...
Edward Snowden Retained a Lawyer Who's Very Familiar with the Espionage Act
According to The New York Times, last summer, as Edward Snowden maneuvered around the globe seeking asylum, the former NSA contractor retained a lawyer famous for handling cases involving the Espionage Act. The lawyer, Plato Cacheris, has been ...
Lawyer for ex-IRS official Lerner asks to address House
The lawyer for former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner sent a letter to House Republican leaders on Monday, asking for an opportunity to address the House ahead of a vote to hold his client in contempt of Congress. Last May, Lerner refused ...
Trial begins for Maine man stripped of right to lawyer
The trial for a Maine man has started without a defense lawyer after a judge stripped the defendant of the right to counsel, saying he was abusive toward court-appointed lawyers. Joshua Nisbet gave a brief statement at the start of his robbery trial ...
Lawyer for ex-IRS official Lerner seeks to address House ahead of contempt vote
The lawyer for former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner sent a letter to House Republican leaders on Monday, asking for an opportunity to address the House ahead of a vote to hold his client in contempt of Congress. Last May, Lerner refused ...
London Human Rights Lawyer Amal Alamuddin Is Engaged
Reuters has a brief biography of Amal Alamuddin, a 36-year-old human rights lawyer whose London law firm issued a statement this morning congratulating her on her engagement. She was educated at St Hugh's College, Oxford University, and New York ...
Lawyer Seen as India Finance Chief Woos Punjab in First Poll
Jaitley headed his university's student union while studying to be a lawyer and was a leader of the youth wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a Hindu nationalist group aligned with the BJP. Close. Arun Jaitley, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ...
Donald Sterling NBA Lawyer Authenticates Audio
Two NBA lawyers left the law firm representing V. Stiviano Monday ... and sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ Sports ... the lawyers are now convinced -- the racist audio of Donald Sterling is REAL. NBA lawyer David Anders and another NBA ...
Supreme Court rules judgment stands for Saraland lawyer exonerated in ...
Supreme Court rules judgment stands for Saraland lawyer exonerated in ...
A lawyer can help. Get free legal advice May 1
Lawyers will be present in community libraries around the state of Maine to speak, at no cost, to individuals seeking legal assistance on Law Day, May 1. Should you speak with a lawyer if you have a legal question or concern? The answer is ...
Preble County lawyer faces criminal charges
Preble County lawyer faces criminal charges. Updated: 9 mins ago. 2 NEWS has learned that a Preble County lawyer, James Thomas Jr. of the Thomas Law Firm, is facing criminal charges.… (Photo WDTN/Kris Sproles) ...
Quinn's Lawyer Acknowledges Inspector Probe Of Hiring
CHICAGO (AP) – An attorney representing Gov. Pat Quinn's administration publicly acknowledged Tuesday an ongoing investigation by Illinois' inspector general of hiring practices under the one-term Democrat. The topic came up at a status hearing in a ...
Samsung Lawyer: Apple Angry Over Google Software
A lawyer recalled the innovations of Apple founder Steve Jobs as he accused Samsung on Tuesday of unfairly and brazenly ripping off iPhone and iPad features invented by Jobs and other Apple executives. "These products were created by true geniuses," ...
Adam Silver v. Donald Sterling: A Tale Of Two Lawyers
As it turns out, Commissioner Silver is a lawyer — and an impressively pedigreed one at that. As you can see from his bio, he graduated from Duke University and the University of Chicago Law School, worked as a litigation associate at Cravath, and ...
Is there a lawyer in the house?
No question but that Catholic priest Andrew McCormick had one of the region's most respected criminal defense lawyers for his trial in March for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old altar boy in 1997 at St. John Cantius church in Bridesburg. Now ...
Stiviano Lawyer Says She's Sad Over Sterling Ban
V. Stiviano, the woman whom Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks, is "very saddened" by his lifetime NBA ban, and she didn't release the recording of their conversation, her lawyer said Tuesday. Stiviano "never wanted any harm to ...
'Rising Star' lawyer Wesley Graham heeds call to home
Seven years ago, Graham earned a law degree from the University of Minnesota and landed a job at a mid-size firm among dozens of other lawyers. Then, just as he was being considered for partner in 2012, he moved back home to Iowa. "Other people ...
Lawyer: Stiviano 'devastated' over Sterling ban, denies releasing audio
LOS ANGELES -- V. Stiviano, the woman whom Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks, is ''very saddened'' by his lifetime NBA ban, and she didn't release the recording of their conversation, her lawyer said Tuesday. Stiviano ''never ...
V. Stiviano was not Donald Sterling's mistress, her lawyer says
Stiviano's lawyer said his client was a hardworking young woman who supported herself working as a waitress and who volunteered to help crime victims, before signing on to work as an archivist for Sterling. He did not elaborate on what the archivist ...