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Lawyer: Tama Co. man killed parents to rid hex they placed upon him
2014-11-13T05:35:00Z Lawyer: Tama Co. man killed parents to rid hex they placed upon himKCRG/The Gazette Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. 52 minutes ago • KCRG/The Gazette · (0) Comments. CEDAR RAPIDS | A Tama County man accused of killing his ...
Fifa report 'erroneous', says lawyer who investigated corruption claims
Fifa's report into allegations of corruption during the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has been questioned - by the man who investigated claims of wrongdoing. Michael Garcia, who conducted a two-year inquiry, said the report "contains ...
NEWS: Coventry hires lawyer to investigate fire chief
COVENTRY, R.I. (AP) – The Coventry Fire District board has hired a lawyer to investigate misconduct allegations against its fire chief. Chief Paul Labbadia was suspended with pay Nov. 3 after a news video report showed him drinking alcohol during the ...
RIP John Doar, a Lawyer Who Made Government Look Good
The title “government lawyer” can be a badge of honor or of shame, depending on the particular attorney and the era during which he or she served. My hunch, as well as hope, is that few of today's law students were moved to apply to law school, and pay ...
Lawyer To Investigate Misconduct Allegations Against Fire Chief
The Coventry, Rhode Island, Fire District board has hired a lawyer to investigate misconduct allegations against its fire chief. Chief Paul Labbadia was suspended with pay Nov. 3 after a news video report showed him drinking alcohol during the workday, ...
Georgia hot car dad should have separate trials for son's death, sexting teens ...
Georgia hot car dad should have separate trials for son's death, sexting teens ...
Manassas City detective in teen 'sexting' case sues teen's lawyer for defamation
Update: This post has been updated to correct a description of which line of a search warrant was crossed out by Manassas City police detective David E. Abbott, and to note that a police press release on the case remains online. The lead detective in a ...
Ex-Duke Energy lawyer now advising NC regulators
RALEIGH, N.C. A lawyer advising North Carolina's environmental agency on rewriting rules governing cleanup at Duke Energy's coal ash dumps previously represented the electricity company on the same issue. Craig Bromby was hired in June as an ...
Ask A NYC Housing Lawyer: What Can I Do About This Epic Roach Infestation?
Native New Yorker columnist Jake Dobkin has been receiving a lot of these questions lately, and he's decided to kick some of them over to his dad, longtime NYC tenants' lawyer and housing activist Steve Dobkin. If you have a question, email us and we ...
Lawyer alleges Twin Cities archdiocese destroyed porn videos from priest
Lawyer alleges Twin Cities archdiocese destroyed porn videos from priest. Article by: RANDY FURST , Star Tribune; Updated: November 13, 2014 - 2:18 PM. Documents alleging that church leaders destroyed videotapes have been turned over to Ramsey ...
Former LR Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice William Bowen Dies at 91
Former LR Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice William Bowen Dies at 91. 11/13/2014 01:49 PM. 11/13/2014 02:01 PM. He was also a banker and led Commercial and First Commercial, which eventually became Regions. LITTLE ROCK, AR - From our content ...
Man charged in Armada slaying to get new lawyer
ROMEO – A Wales Township man charged in the slaying of 14-year-old April Millsap is getting a new lawyer. Dean Ankouny withdrew as James Donald VanCallis' lawyer Thursday. He asked Macomb County District Judge Denis LeDuc to appoint a new ...
Lawyer for Millsap suspect quits case
Romeo – — The mother of the man accused in the death of an Armada teen said they can no longer afford the lawyer defending her son. James Donald VanCallis, who police say hit 14-year-old April Millsap in the head, dragged her into the woods and beat ...
Virginia lawyer couple breaks into home, stabs former boss and wife: police
A Virginia couple, who both work as attorneys, were arrested for stabbing a man and his wife Sunday, days after one of the suspects was fired from the man's law firm, police said. Alecia Schmuhl, 30, and Andrew Schmul, 31, of Springfield, were each ...
2 charged in beating, robbery of St. Louis lawyer
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Two teenagers are facing charges for allegedly knocking a lawyer to the ground in downtown St. Louis and robbing him. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 17-year-old Dwjuan Mix of Normandy and 18-year-old Jarvis Fisher of St ...
A-Rod's Lawyer Declares Victory: 'He Didn't Get Indicted'
Alex Rodriguez's lawyer claimed victory yesterday for his star client, even after the Yankee admitted he's been lying for months about using steroids. A-Rod had insisted that he didn't use banned substances and even fought a Major League Baseball ...
Small Business Expert: How Do You Find And Pick A Lawyer?
Most of the questions we receive boil down to one question many entrepreneurs struggle with: how do I find and select the right lawyer for my business? Many businesses are hiring a lawyer for the first time, and since legal can be a major expenditure ...
Lawyer Wearing Only Diaper When Arrested in Home Invasion, Stabbing
The Schmuhls, both lawyers, are accused in the attack of a couple in their 60s. Police have said the attack apparently stemmed from a workplace dispute. Alecia Schmuhl had worked with the male victim at the Bean, Kinney & Korman law firm in Arlington ...
Ex-Jodi Arias lawyer: I didn't delete porn files
PHOENIX -- Former Jodi Arias attorney Maria Schaffer on Thursday denied suggestions by the prosecution that she may have deleted porn files from Travis Alexander's computer. Schaffer acknowledged that she and her co-counsel looked at the computer in ...
US movie ad firm merger on hold pending trial: lawyer
"We have agreed that the defendants will not close the transaction pending the decision of the court," said Paul Friedman, a lawyer for National CineMedia. National CineMedia had hoped to complete the merger in 2014, Chief Executive Kurt Hall said on ...
SEE IT: Video shows carjackers stalking vehicles in Short Hills mall's parking ...
SEE IT: Video shows carjackers stalking vehicles in Short Hills mall's parking ...
Defense lawyer praises quick verdict in Club Castaway sexual harassment lawsuit - The Republican
SPRINGFIELD - A lawyer for the owner of the Club Castaway strip bar praised a federal jury Friday for taking less than three hours to dismiss sexual harassment and assault claims against his client. "They certainly got it right all the way around ...
Kim Kardashian Spotted Visiting Her Divorce Lawyer — Report
Hours before her famous butt picture was released online, Kim Kardashian, 34, allegedly visited the office of top divorce lawyer, Laura Wasser, according to a surprising new report. Is it possible that the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and Kanye ...
Los Angeles Schools Drop Lawyer Who Won Sex Case
The Los Angeles school district has parted ways with a lawyer who successfully defended it in a sexual abuse lawsuit by blaming a 14-year-old student for having sex with a teacher. The district's general counsel said Friday it is removing attorney W ...
Los Angeles schools drop lawyer who won suit after blaming 14-year-old for sex ...
Los Angeles schools drop lawyer who won suit after blaming 14-year-old for sex ...
Wales man charged in Armada slaying to get new lawyer
ROMEO – A Wales Township man charged in the slaying of 14-year-old April Millsap is getting a new lawyer. Dean Ankouny withdrew as James Donald VanCallis' lawyer Thursday. He asked Macomb County District Judge Denis LeDuc to appoint a new ...
LAUSD Lawyer Gets Canned After Comparing Minor's Ability To Consent To Sex ...
LAUSD Lawyer Gets Canned After Comparing Minor's Ability To Consent To Sex ...
LAUSD drops lawyer who argued 14-year-old consented to sexual acts with ...
LAUSD drops lawyer who argued 14-year-old consented to sexual acts with ...
Sandusky victims' lawyer Andrew Shubin on 'Happy Valley,' a Penn State ...
Sandusky victims' lawyer Andrew Shubin on 'Happy Valley,' a Penn State ...
Sacramento lawyer a 'Legend in Courage'
We felt we needed to be visible and be the best lawyers we could and make a statement about what women could do.” By 2002, Metrailer and Costella, an environmental consultant, moved full time to the cabin in the woods outside Nevada City, on property ...
Eminent domain lawyer to address pipeline issues Monday in Blacksburg
Joe Waldo, a prominent eminent domain lawyer in Virginia, likened natural gas pipeline companies' tactics to bullying and said property owners might reach a point of having to ask the local sheriff to escort survey crews off their land. The joint ...
Detective sues teen's lawyer in Virginia 'sexting' case
Detective David Abbott of the Manassas City police filed the suit in Prince William Circuit Court on Oct. 16 against Jessica Harbeson Foster, a Manassas-based defense lawyer. Foster represented the 17-year-old Manassas City teen who earlier this year ...
Detective sues teen's lawyer in Virginia sexting case
WASHINGTON – The lead detective in a high-profile sexting case is suing a northern Virginia attorney for criticizing a police search warrant that sought pictures of a 17-year-old boy's erect penis to compare to a video the boy was accused of sending to ...
Lawyer: Bill Cosby Won't Address 'Decade-Old, Discredited' Abuse Allegations
Lawyer: Bill Cosby Won't Address 'Decade-Old, Discredited' Abuse Allegations. LOS ANGELES — Nov 16, 2014, 10:05 AM ET. Associated Press. Lawyer: Bill Cosby won't address 'decade-old, discredited' abuse allegations. Join the Discussion. You are ...
Lawyer: Bill Cosby won't address sex abuse allegations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby will not dignify "decade-old, discredited" claims of sexual abuse with a response, his attorney said Sunday, the first reaction from the comedian to an increasing uproar over allegations that he sexually assaulted several ...
Bill Cosby's lawyer issues statement on rape allegations
Cosby's lawyer, John P. Schmitt, released a statement on Sunday, saying that the comedian will not publicly respond to the sexual assault allegations that have received renewed attention. Video of a standup comedy bit by Hannibal Buress, in which he ...
Bill Cosby's Lawyer Issues Statement On Sexual Assault Allegations
Bill Cosby's lawyer released a statement on Sunday saying the comedian will not comment on sexual assault allegations that are back in the spotlight after an alleged victim wrote an essay in The Washington Post. "Over the last several weeks, decade-old ...
Bill Cosby's lawyer addresses 'decade-old, discredited allegations'
Bill Cosby gave his first statement via his lawyer Sunday after increased pressure from the public to address rape allegations that have resurfaced. Mr. Cosby went silent during an NPR interview on Saturday, repeatedly shaking his head “no” when asked ...
Lawyer: Bill Cosby won't 'dignify' allegations with comment
Amid spiraling allegations that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted multiple women in the past, an attorney for the veteran comedian on Sunday spoke out, saying Cosby will not dignify the “decade-old, discredited” claims with a response. Attorney John P ...
Lawyer: Bill Cosby Won't Address Assault Allegations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby will not dignify “decade-old, discredited” claims of sexual abuse with a response, his attorney said Sunday, the first reaction from the famed comedian to an increasing uproar over allegations that he assaulted several ...
Lawyer: Cosby Won't Address 'Decade-old' Claims
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby will not dignify ''decade-old, discredited'' claims of sexual abuse with a response, his attorney said Sunday, the first comment from the famed comedian on an increasing uproar over allegations that he assaulted several ...
When lawyers stumble, only their clients fall
In the fall of 2006, a Florida attorney named Mary Catherine Bonner went before the U.S. Supreme Court to plead for a death-row prisoner whose last-chance appeal had been thrown out because his previous lawyer had missed the filing deadline. “You know ...
Lawyer to run DHEC coastal agency
Bazemore, a mother of two young children whose husband is in a folk rock band, has experience as both a DHEC air division attorney and as a private lawyer. Before recently taking the coastal resources job, she worked for more than three years at the ...
Lawyer: Bill Cosby won't address allegations
In a statement released to The Associated Press and posted online, lawyer John P. Schmitt said the fact that the allegations are being repeated "does not make them true." "He would like to thank all his fans for the outpouring of support and assure ...
Full statement from Bill Cosby's lawyer
Here is the full statement from John P. Schmitt, a lawyer for Bill Cosby, amid allegations that the comedian sexually assaulted several women in the past: Photo - FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2014 file ...
Inside Politics: Fayetteville lawyer plans run for state attorney general
Fayetteville lawyer and Marine reservist Tim Dunn plans to run for N.C. attorney general if incumbent Democrat Roy Cooper runs for governor, which is widely expected. Dunn, 54, announced his intentions on Sunday evening before several hundred people ...
Man charged in Armada teen killing gets new lawyer
Dressed in yellow, James Donald VanCallis listens while his defense lawyer, Dean Ankouny, asks to withdraw as VanCallis' legal counsel on Thursday in Macomb County Circuit Judge Denis LeDuc's courtroom. VanCallis is charged with first-degree murder, ...
Wanted: A lawyer to represent Syracuse man accused of nightclub homicide - The Post-Standard
Benton told the judge he planned to hire his own lawyer. He was due back to court Friday. But instead, he refused to come into court despite being held in the nearby jail. As is routine in these cases, Miller signed a use-of-force order that compelled ...
Trial seminar honors lawyer
For the past three years, one Scottsbluff attorney has honored her father by gathering dynamic speakers to discuss the intricacies of the craft of the trial lawyer. Maren Chaloupka, a partner in Chaloupka, Holyoke, Snyder, Chaloupka, Longoria and ...
UK Ex-Minister Lawyer: Police Used Lies and Deceit
A lawyer representing a former senior British government official has accused the police of using lies and deceit to subject him and his family to abuse in the media. The libel case revolves around former Conservative chief whip Andrew Mitchell's claim ...