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South Fla. lawyer wanted by FBI
THAT'S NOT REALLY A HEADLINE WE HEAR ALL TOO OFTEN BUT THE FBI PUT OUT AN EYE-OPENING POSTER THAT CALLS MICHAEL RALPH CASEY A LAWYER WHO IS ARMED AND DANGEROUS. TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURE THAT THEY ...
Lawyer wants GWB traffic jam record corrected
TRENTON — A lawyer for Gov. Chris Christie's former campaign manager says the governor's report on the Fort Lee traffic scandal needs to be corrected. Attorney Kevin Marino says Bill Stepien told Christie he had advance knowledge of a plan to realign ...
Lawyer says Holloway suspect Van der Sloot to wed, expecting son from behind ...
Lawyer says Holloway suspect Van der Sloot to wed, expecting son from behind ...
Lawyer: Treat Leaker Manning at Military Facility
The Pentagon is trying to transfer convicted national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison where she can get treatment for a gender-identity condition. But her lawyer said Wednesday that a move from a military prison would make ...
Lawyer for Ex-Christie Aide Seeks Corrections to Lane Closing Report
The lawyer for a former top aide to Gov. Chris Christie issued a scathing statement on Wednesday rebutting assertions in an internal report on the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal, as well as the testimony of Mr. Christie's spokesman ...
Plymouth lawyer indicted in Libyan land scheme
Plymouth attorney Timothy Jon Oliver allegedly bilked a Mexican construction company out of $500,000 for a real estate development project in Libya that may or may not have existed, according to federal charges filed this week. A six-count indictment ...
Lawyer: Florham Park 'under siege' in police attack
A Florham Park man who is diagnosed with bipolar disorder believed he was 'under siege' and reacted by throwing Molotov cocktails at police when they stormed into his condominium in December, a defense lawyer said Wednesday. / Digital Collections/ ...
Lawyer argues for conviction on lesser charge
A Wayne man who stabbed his 85-year-old grandmother to death in her Clifton home three years ago was under the influence of the antidepressant drug Prozac and should not be convicted of first-degree murder, his lawyer argued Wednesday. Mark Dubas ...
Lawyer Stanley Bregman dead at 83
Stanley Bregman, right, was a Washington, D.C., attorney and an adviser to major Democratic Party figures, such as former Vice President Walter Mondale, seen here in 1980 aboard Air Force II. By Rick Nathanson / Journal Staff Writer PUBLISHED: Thursday ...
Chinese Lawyer's Aide Held in Tiananmen Clampdown
Chinese police have taken away the aide of prominent lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, who was detained last week in a government clampdown on activists ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square military suppression of protesters, an attorney said ...
Prosecutors say lawyer called for Boston Marathon bombing suspect's friends ...
Prosecutors say lawyer called for Boston Marathon bombing suspect's friends ...
Feds: Lawyer called for bombing suspect's friends
BOSTON (AP) - Prosecutors in the case against friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) say a lawyer seeking to represent the men called state police barracks where they were being questioned, but the ...
Dan Bilzerian's Lawyer Responds to the Porn Star He Threw off the Roof
Millionaire playboy and Instagram celebrity Dan Bilzerian is best known of late for chucking a 90-pound porn star, Janice Griffith, off his mansion roof during a shoot for Hustler, and missing the pool. Griffith threatened to sue, and now Bilzerian's ...
Minneapolis lawyer considering contesting North Dakota gay marriage ban
A Minneapolis lawyer who will soon be challenging South Dakota's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage says he's considering taking on North Dakota's ban, as well. Joshua Newville says he's been contacted by interested couples in North Dakota who ...
Gordon Fox lawyer confirms 38 Studios grand jury
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A lawyer for former House Speaker Gordon Fox suggested Thursday a grand jury is investigating matters that may include the failed 38 Studios deal. Albin Moser, Fox's lawyer, said in court he was aware of more than 100 ...
Feds: Lawyer Called for Bombing Suspect's Friends
A lawyer claiming to represent friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev called the state police barracks while they were being questioned, but the men were never told about the call, prosecutors said Thursday. Federal prosecutors ...
Fox lawyer: 100-plus grand jury subpoenas issued
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A lawyer for former House Speaker Gordon Fox told a judge Thursday more than 100 grand jury subpoenas have been issued in what he said he believes is a wide-ranging investigation by federal and state authorities that includes ...
Accused Purdue shooter's lawyer seeks to move trial
Accused Purdue shooter's lawyer seeks to move trial. New attorney for Cody Cousins also wants mental health assessment. Loading… Post to Facebook. Accused Purdue shooter's lawyer seeks to move trial New attorney for Cody Cousins also wants mental ...
Lawyer Reflects On Nation's First Gay Marriages: 'The Cage Had Been Lifted'
Ten years ago this week, attorney Mary Bonauto woke up with more than just your average case of pre-wedding jitters. It had been six months since her arguments had persuaded Massachusetts' highest court to allow the nation's first legal gay marriages ...
The Most Epic Lawyer Response Ever To A Porn Star Threatening To Sue
And it's by a lawyer you all know. So if you want to (a) see a video (appropriately blurred out) of what we're talking about, (b) read the hilarious letter, or (c) just find out what famed lawyer is this funny, by all means click on…. So here's what ...
Lawyer for Claudine Longet in shooting trial dies
LOS ANGELES -- Charles Weedman, a Los Angeles lawyer who gained international fame representing singer Claudine Longet (lahn-ZHAY') in the shooting death of her ski champion lover, has died. Weedman's son, Jonathan, says the 86-year-old criminal ...
Lawyer For Longtime Christie Aide: Bill Stepien 'Never Lied To Anyone' In ...
Lawyer For Longtime Christie Aide: Bill Stepien 'Never Lied To Anyone' In ...
Donald Sterling hires lawyer, informs NBA he won't pay fine, per report
Sterling recently hired Maxwell Blecher, a prominent antitrust lawyer, who wrote a letter to NBA executive vice president and general counsel Rick Buchanan saying he would refuse the current sanctions as his client does not warrant "any punishment at ...
Former R.I. House speaker's lawyer: More than 100 subpoenas issued in probe ...
Former R.I. House speaker's lawyer: More than 100 subpoenas issued in probe ...
Donald Sterling Hires Lawyer to Fight NBA Sanctions, $2.5 Million Fine
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has hired a prominent lawyer in a bid to maintain control of his team. Sports Illustrated's Michael McCann reported Thursday that Sterling has hired litigator Maxwell Blecher in an effort to disobey NBA ...
China detains rights lawyer ahead of anniversary
In this photo taken on April 26, 2014 and released by Wang Yanfang, wife of lawyer Tang Jingling, Tang holds a placard with Chinese characters "Seventh anniversary of the June 4 memorial day"at an unknown location in China. Chinese authorities detained ...
Disbarred lawyer seeks high court post
Judges are required to be lawyers. The bar association said Scannell remains disbarred. In other Thursday filings, U.S. Rep. Adam Smith faces a challenge from a fellow Democrat, Don Rivers of Seattle. Smith of Bellevue represents a mostly King County ...
Lawyer Seen as India's Next Finance Chief Set to Lose Election
Born into a family that migrated to India from Pakistan after the nations were separated in 1947, 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 ...
China Detains Rights Lawyer Ahead of Anniversary
Chinese authorities detained a human rights lawyer Friday in an ongoing clampdown on journalists, scholars and lawyers ahead of the June 4 anniversary of the 1989 military crackdown on pro-democracy protests. Police took Tang Jingling, 43, away from ...
Donald Sterling Hires Lawyer, Threatens to Sue NBA
Donald Sterling has finally found a lawyer who will take his case ... and has fired off a letter to the NBA refusing to pay the $2.5 million fine and threatening to sue ... this according to a new report. Sterling has hired prominent antitrust ...
Sacramento lawyer Matthew Jacobs named new general counsel at CalPERS
Matthew Jacobs, a Sacramento lawyer specializing in white collar cases, has been named the new general counsel at CalPERS. Jacobs is a partner at DLA Piper's Sacramento office and has experience with the U.S. Department of Justice in Sacramento and ...
Jill Abramson was right to get a lawyer: “Pushy” women get paid
There's more in the piece — about management style, about some understandable friction between Abramson and her successor Dean Baquet — but by Auletta's account, it was the involvement of a lawyer that may have sealed Abramson's fate. Times' ...
Jill Abramson brought a lawyer to a salary fight, and other reasons why the ...
Jill Abramson brought a lawyer to a salary fight, and other reasons why the ...
Lawyer Seen as Next India Finance Chief Loses First Election
Born into a family that migrated to India from Pakistan after the nations were separated in 1947, 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 ...
Unemployed Lawyer Plans Hunger Strike On Steps Of Supreme Court
Not to worry, Americans, because one lawyer has got your back. Likely unemployed due to his own social media antics, this fellow is going to forgo life-sustaining food and water in an effort to bring greater attention to how we as a society can ...
Drone Lawyer: Kill A 16 Year-Old, Get A Promotion
During his stint as a lawyer at the Department of Justice, David Barron was able to manipulate constitutional law so as to legally justify killing American citizens with drone strikes. If you're wondering what the justification for that is, that's just ...
The Lawyer Who Blocked Kevin Durant
Last week, Brice Plebani stopped by the Seat Pleasant Activity Center in Prince George's County, Md., to drop off a graduation invitation. Plebani will be a featured speaker, and a member of the graduating class, at Georgetown University Law Center's ...
Read The Snarky Letter A Lawyer Wrote For His Pal Who Threw A Porn Star Off ...
Read The Snarky Letter A Lawyer Wrote For His Pal Who Threw A Porn Star Off ...
Saints lawyer fires back at union's warning to agents
A lawyer representing the New Orleans Saints on workers compensation issues fired back at the NFL Players Association on Friday, hours after the union's executive director asked agents to advise their players of the potential consequences of signing ...
Disbarred lawyer is running against state Supreme Court justice who disbarred ...
Disbarred lawyer is running against state Supreme Court justice who disbarred ...
Former Senator John Edwards: Back in Court as a Lawyer - Again!
Disgraced former U.S. Senator John Edwards won a $13 million settlement on Thursday for a 4-year-old boy who suffered brain damage, in his first trial since returning to the practice of law last year. "I was happy to be back in the courtroom," a ...
Lawyer: Enduring Rothstein is 'punishment enough'
But they say the 39-year-old lawyer knew she was committing wire fraud when she agreed to impersonate Adria Quintela, head of the Florida Bar's Fort Lauderdale office. Jurors found Kitterman followed a script written by Rothstein designed to convince ...
Defendant in killing of two now is own lawyer
The judge strongly urged the defendant in a capital murder case not to do it. His lawyers did the same. But in the end, Raghunandan Yandamuri took his own counsel - and became his own counsel. After a two-hour hearing in Norristown, a Montgomery ...
Despite fraud and theft claims, Mequon lawyer faces no charges
Estate planning lawyer Sarah Laux must now try to fend off the IRS, which seeks to forfeit one of her two Mequon houses on the grounds that it was purchased with the proceeds of illegal activity. By Bruce Vielmetti of the Journal Sentinel. May 15, 2014 ...
NAACP Selects Brooks, Minister, Former Lawyer, As New President
"Mr. Brooks is a pioneering lawyer and civil rights leader, who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Association," Roslyn M. Brock, Chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors, said in a statement. "We look forward to leveraging his legal ...
Lawyer jumps 22 stories to his death
A Manhattan lawyer jumped to his death out of his luxury Central Park West apartment building Friday, police sources said. Stephen R. Hertz, a partner at the Third Avenue practice, Debevoise and Plimton LLP, sent a suicide letter to his ex-wife ...
NAACP selects NJ lawyer Cornell William Brooks as new president
NAACP selects N.J. lawyer Cornell William Brooks as new president. The appointment of Cornell William Brooks was announced on Saturday, the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education desegregation decision, after an ...
Calistoga 'country lawyer' Greg Winter spends time at both courthouse and ranch
Gregory C. Winter deems himself a “country lawyer” although he's not referring to any bucolic legal issues. Winter is actually both a lawyer and a farmer, spending his days at Napa County Superior Court and his weekends tending to the Calistoga ranch ...
NAACP selects Virginia lawyer, minister as new leader
WASHINGTON — The NAACP, which has been under interim leadership since its president resigned six months ago, has chosen Cornell William Brooks as its next leader. Brooks, a lawyer and ordained minister, has no national profile but ran for Congress ...
Walking Dead: AMC Calls Darabont Lawsuit "Ill-Conceived"
Frank Darabont filed a suit against AMC last year, claiming wrongful termination when he was fired as showrunner from the smash hit The Walking Dead back in 2011. As the lawsuit moves through the discovery process, AMC have responded, and, not ...