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Lawyer: U.S. offers prisoner exchange for detained former Marine
The report quoted Mahmoud Alizadeh Tabatabaei, the lawyer for Amir Hekmati, as saying Washington's proposal was delivered to the Iranian government via the Swiss embassy — which represents Washington's interests in Iran. However State Department ...
Air Force lawyer scolded for Facebook post about sexual assault cases
Jarzabek is a military lawyer assigned as part of a new program to represent victims of sexual assault. Although the Defense Department has promoted the program as a success story and part of a broader campaign to crack down on sex crimes within the ...
Above the Law's 2014 Lawyer of the Year Contest: The Finalists!
Edelman is the lawyer with three Harvard degrees who lost his mind and threatened to file a lawsuit against a family-owned Chinese restaurant over a $4 overcharge. News of Edelman's mockery of the legal system went viral. He was later forced into ...
Oops! Law Firm Promotes Associate Who Likely Wasn't A Lawyer To Partner
An excerpt from a statement given by BMZ Law Offices, a Pennsylvania firm, suggesting that Kimberly Kitchen, one of the firm's newest partners, was likely not a lawyer at all. After claiming to have graduated from Duquesne University School of Law in ...
Defense lawyer: Ex-Lee Police Chief Joseph Buffis headed to Springfield trial ...
Defense lawyer: Ex-Lee Police Chief Joseph Buffis headed to Springfield trial ...
Lawyer banks on 'DUI Dick' name to find clients
Local defense attorney Richard “Dick” Strong is making a name for himself, especially on social media, with an ad campaign for “DUI DICK” and “Dick Strong.” (Photo: Shelley Mays / The Tennessean). 21 CONNECT 10 TWEETLINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAIL ...
Lawyer wins key round in public records suit against Carolinas HealthCare
A Charlotte lawyer has scored a victory in a lawsuit alleging that North Carolina's largest hospital system violated the state public records act. On Wednesday, the N.C. Court of Appeals ruled that a lower court erred when it dismissed Gary Jackson's ...
Lawyer asks to move officer-involved shooting case to federal court
A motion filed Wednesday argues that the case against a former Austin police detective charged in a fatal 2013 shooting should be heard in federal court because he was working with a federal task force at the time of the incident. The motion also ...
Woman Suspect of Posing as Lawyer Arrested in Utah
Police in Utah say they've arrested a woman suspected of posing as a lawyer and negotiating a plea agreement with prosecutors. Sheriff's Capt. Justin Martinez said Wednesday that investigators believe 29-year-old Karla Carbo impersonated an attorney at ...
Military Sexual Assault Lawyer Receives Wrist Slap
An Air Force lawyer got off with a warning and “verbal counseling” after being too vocal about her views on military sexual assault policy, The Washington Post reports. On December 2, Maribel Jarzabek wrote a long comment detailing her experiences in ...