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Lawyer: Detained American Was Touring North Korea
A family spokesman says an Ohio man being detained in North Korea was on vacation as part of a tour. Tim Tepe (TEEP), an attorney who is acting as a family spokesman, issued a brief statement Monday. He says 56-year-old Jeffrey Edward Fowle (FOWL) ...
Gordon mayor's lawyer wants to remove judge
In a June 3 letter to Kendall, the group's lawyer, Devlin Cooper, writes that they asked to appear before the judge last week "when your client was changing the locks to all city departments, barring the chief of police from fuel to use in the city's ...
American detained in North Korea was on vacation tour, lawyer says
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - The U.S. citizen detained in North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle, 56, is a father of three with a passion for adventure who was in the country as part of a vacation tour, his lawyer said on Monday. "Jeffrey loves to travel and loves the ...
Terrorism suspect's lawyer clashes with appeals judge in do-over
A veteran federal appeals court judge and a lawyer in a high-profile terrorism case sparred Monday as the court held an unprecedented second round of arguments after court personnel failed to record the initial hearing last week. The exchange began ...
Lawyer may appeal saggy pants citation, $50 fine
BETHLEHEM (AP) — The lawyer for an eastern Pennsylvania man says she may appeal a $50 fine imposed over the man's droopy pants during a court proceeding last month. The Express-Times of Easton said ( (link) 1pwUxgc) 18-year-old Adam ...
Defense lawyer says suspect in Drunken Monkey death is ready to surrender to ...
Defense lawyer says suspect in Drunken Monkey death is ready to surrender to ...
Ponzi scheme victims say thief's lawyer shouldn't be paid with stolen cash
Ponzi scheme victims say thief's lawyer shouldn't be paid with stolen cash. RICHARD FREER.JPG. Richard Freer's victims say his remaining funds should go to his them, not his attorney. (Courtesy Photo). Print · Tom Shortell | The Express-Times By Tom ...
Lawyer disputes village authority in halting East Ramapo camp work
Lawyer disputes village authority in halting East Ramapo camp work. Camp Shalom attorney Ryan Karben insists use of East Ramapo school site is immune to village zoning regulations; matter could go to court. Loading… Post to Facebook. Lawyer disputes ...
US seeks lawyer's testimony against Navy official
Ashton has appealed the order to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, where he's expected to argue that attorney-client confidentiality should exempt his lawyer from testifying. Ashton, who worked for the Navy as its NATO and Host Nations program manager ...
Maine Man Stripped Of Lawyer Right Appeals
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man sentenced to seven years in jail after a judge stripped him of his right to a court-appointed lawyer is appealing his conviction to the state's highest court. Maine Supreme Judicial Court officials say Monday that ...
Lawyer: Donald Sterling says no Clippers deal; suit on
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for Donald Sterling says the Los Angeles Clippers owner has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA. Attorney ...
China Denies Bail to Prominent Activist Lawyer
Lawyer Pu Zhiqiang was one of several activists who were detained after attending a small, private meeting in Beijing to discuss the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on protesters ahead of its 25th anniversary — a taboo subject in China. Because of his ...
China denies bail to prominent activist lawyer
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have denied bail to a prominent lawyer detained in Beijing last month ahead of the politically sensitive 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on protesters. Police detained the well-known attorney Pu ...
Lawyer: Ex-Manlius court clerk waitressing to pay back town money she's ...
Lawyer: Ex-Manlius court clerk waitressing to pay back town money she's ...
Newport lawyer suspended from practice because of disability
AUGUSTA, Maine — A well-known Newport lawyer has been suspended from the practice of law because of a disability, according to the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Dale Thistle, 66, was suspended indefinitely on May 27, according to information ...
Donald Sterling's lawyer says there's no issue with Sterling's mental capacity ...
Donald Sterling's lawyer says there's no issue with Sterling's mental capacity ...
Jury selected in lawyer's sexual-assault trial
Armengau is a well-known lawyer who has continued to work as a defense attorney since his indictment in May 2013. The crimes he is accused of involve five women associated with his law practice. Two are former clients, two are the mothers of former ...
Oliver Stone Buys Novel from Edward Snowden's Lawyer for Snowden Movie
Oliver Stone has acquired “Time of the Octopus,” a novel written by Edward Snowden's Russian lawyer, to be used as part of his upcoming movie about Snowden. The announcement of the deal with attorney Anatoly Kucherena came a week after Stone and ...
Ponzi scheme victims don't want defendant's lawyer paid through seized funds
Victims of Richard A. Freer's Ponzi scheme will oppose his defense lawyer's attempt to be paid through funds seized from his client, according to a legal filing. Though Freer owes $7.75 million to the families he bilked, his attorney, George Heitczman ...
Rapper Chief Keef evicted from Highland Park home: lawyer
The rapper Chief Keef was evicted Tuesday from the Highland Park home he was renting, the lawyer representing the landlord said. A Lake County Sheriff's office spokeswoman said officers conducted an eviction and a safety search for occupants of the ...
Lawyer Robert Kardashian hid evidence in O.J. Simpson murder case, Fred ...
Lawyer Robert Kardashian hid evidence in O.J. Simpson murder case, Fred ...
Local lawyer Steve Farrar recognized by national group
He is secretary-treasurer of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and will serve as president of the group in 2015. The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of ...
High-ranking DC government lawyer is considering AG bid
Fois said it would be a “hardship” to quit, and he plans to ask city lawyers to weigh in on whether he must quit outright or simply take a leave to run. He also said he is concerned by the potentially short timeline for the election — making it hard ...
du Pont hires former Sunoco lawyer as general counsel
“Stacy comes to us as a proven leader with exceptional experience as a lawyer and business executive,” DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman said. “She will play an important role in supporting DuPont's growth, and I am pleased to welcome her to the ...
Victims' Lawyer Seeks Electronic Data From Church
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for victims of alleged sexual abuse by clergy are asking a judge in St. Paul to order the archdiocese to turn over its electronic data on accused priests — such as emails, texts and data on hard drives — so they can get ...
Leading anti-Mubarak activist sentenced to 15 years: lawyer
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced leading activist Alaa Abdel Fattah to 15 years in jail on Wednesday for violating a protest law and on other charges, his lawyer said, a move likely to outrage human rights groups. Abdel Fattah, 33, became ...
Mental Evaluation for Slender Man Stabbing Suspect?
The attorney for one of the 12-year-old girls accused of brutally stabbing a classmate in the Wisconsin woods will ask for a mental health evaluation during Wednesday's court hearing. The judge would then appoint an examiner who would have 15 days to ...
Your Son The Lawyer Should Not Be Your Exchange Facilitator
It is very sad to see someone getting hammered by two non-recognition provisions in the same case, but that is what happened to Frank Blangiardo in a recent Tax Court decision. Code Section 1031 (like-kind exchange) would have helped him avoid ...
Utah Cop Resigns, Hires a Lawyer
The Utah cop who was disciplined, his police department claims, for refusing to protect a gay-pride parade has resigned, and hired a lawyer. His lawyer says the cop was defamed by his bosses, that he never refused to serve, but was disciplined for ...
Appeals Court Restores Prison Lawyer's Credit For Good Behavior
WBBM Newsradio's John Cody reports Grandberry, serving 20 years for selling cocaine, became such a good jailhouse lawyer even staff at Putnamville Correctional Facility in central Indiana sought out his help. While the head inmate law clerk at ...
O'Bannon trial Day 3: NCAA lawyer targets key witness
Noll, who took the stand Monday and spent the entire court day on the stand Tuesday, faced more questions under cross-examination by NCAA lawyer Rohit Singla. Noll, 74, is a gray-haired, glasses-wearing veteran of these types of situations. With a math ...
Prosecutors play recordings during lawyer's rape trial
Frederick Benton, one of Armengau's defense attorneys, began his cross-examination of Collins before the trial broke for lunch. Upon questioning, Collins said that she had wanted a new lawyer, a new judge and new prosecutors for her son as the deadline ...
Thinking Like A Lawyer Is A Technique — Not A Lifestyle
Doctor McCoy: Spock, you haven't changed a bit. You're just as warm and sociable as ever. Spock: Nor have you, Doctor, as your continued predilection for irrelevancy demonstrates. Spock is a Vulcan. He gets away with living by “reason and logic with no ...
Lawyer Accuses DCF Commissioner Of Interfering In Criminal Case
HARTFORD — A lawyer representing one of two men accused of abusing two of their nine adopted children allege that the commissioner of the state Department of Children and Families has interfered with the prosecution of the men and had a prosecutor ...
Lawyer of man on Missouri death row says bickering legal team torpedoed his ...
Lawyer of man on Missouri death row says bickering legal team torpedoed his ...
Charges: Failing Kirkland lawyer bilked clients to keep himself, ex-wife ...
Charges: Failing Kirkland lawyer bilked clients to keep himself, ex-wife ...
Worcester lawyer accused of assaulting nurse, police officer at UMass hospital
[email protected] · Add a comment. WORCESTER — A local lawyer has been charged with assaulting a nurse and a police officer in separate incidents while a patient at the UMass Memorial Medical Center — University Campus. Albert G. Hayeck, 53, ...
Sinosphere | Harsh Sentence Feared for Detained Rights Lawyer
A lawyer who met with Pu Zhiqiang, a crusading human rights lawyer who was detained after a meeting in Beijing to mark the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown, has expressed pessimism about the prospect of his speedy release. In an account of a meeting ...
South Kingstown lawyer to be arraigned on social host law
South Kingstown lawyer to be arraigned on social host law. Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014 8:59 AM EDT. Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014 8:59 AM EDT. By NBC 10 News. William M. Russo. Police said Russon did collect car keys and blocked driveway ...
Supreme Court suspends Willoughby lawyer for sexually explicit texts sent to ...
Supreme Court suspends Willoughby lawyer for sexually explicit texts sent to ...
Court upholds $82K discrimination verdict for white lawyer
A federal appeals court has upheld an $82,000 award to a white attorney who argued he was a victim of discrimination by the black-majority Greenwood Leflore Hospital board. George Dulin argues he was pushed out of his job as the hospital board's ...
Everyone needs counsel, Taliban prisoners' lawyer says
MARION, N.C. — While the nation watched the recent Taliban prisoner swap with intense concern, if not outrage, three North Carolina lawyers observed the deal from a much more personal vantage point. Frank Goldsmith of Marion and two other lawyers from ...
Lake Worth divorce lawyer disbarred
A Lake Worth attorney on Thursday was disbarred by the Florida Supreme Court for taking $5,000 to handle the divorce of a woman whose husband left her after she was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's and then not taking any action to end the ...
Lawyer Keeps Documents In Fridge So Hundreds Of Cats Can't Pee On Them
Lawyer Keeps Documents In Fridge So Hundreds Of Cats Can't Pee On Them. By Staci Zaretsky. When you have 100+ cats, your house is their litter box. I knew I was in the middle of an epidemic. – Jan Van Dusen, an attorney accused of animal abuse whose ...
LSU DB Jalen Mills' lawyer: He didn't punch victim
"He was not the person who struck the victim," Brent Stockstill said. "That would be consistent with some of the information I've received ... I've been contacted by several people that were there when the incident took place. And their version of what ...
Danbury lawyer pens action-mystery novel
Robert van Brederode, an international tax lawyer who lives in Danbury, is the author of "The Enemy Within." He wrote the book under his nom de plume, Robert Fredericks. Brederode will be at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Danbury for a meet and greet on ...
Lawyer sentenced to prison in federal mortgage fraud case disbarred
Stanley Walton, a longtime lawyer sentenced to federal prison in a mortgage fraud scheme, has been disbarred. The Nevada Supreme Court in a three-page order Wednesday said taking away Walton's license to practice law was appropriate “in light of the ...
Book Review: 'The Good Lawyer' by Douglas O. Linder and Nancy Levit
illuminating, particularly during a period of such turmoil and transformation for the legal profession, with lawyers chasing after scarce jobs and firms fighting for limited clients. As Douglas Linder and Nancy Levit note in their new book, over a ...
Lawyer and pathologist had dueled before
The lawyer took several swipes at Blum — once accusing him of making a 'lame excuse' — and he seemed to only talk louder as Will County State's Attorney Jim Glasgow bellowed objections toward the judge.” In this week's trial in the Cook County ...
Marine prosecutor behind rare raid on defense lawyer offices is pulled from ...
Marine prosecutor behind rare raid on defense lawyer offices is pulled from ...