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"Top" Travel Agent has History of Ethical Violations as Lawyer
A travel agent in New Jersey who claims he's a "top seller" for Seabourn Cruise Line and an experienced "maritime lawyer" has been "aiming" for me in his last several blogs. Eric Goldring of the Goldring & Goldring law firm and the Goldring travel ...
Cal U professor who died in campus office was lawyer, civil rights leader
California University of Pennsylvania professor Burrell A. Brown, a lawyer and former longtime counsel to the Pennsylvania NAACP, was found dead in his university office Sunday night. A spokesman for the Washington County Coroner's Office said Brown, ...
Edward Snowden Wins 'Debate' With NSA Lawyer
At a public event last week, Edward Snowden argued that the NSA has developed a “culture of impunity,” that its people “are not villains, but they think they can do anything because it is for a just cause.” John DeLong, an NSA Director, responded that ...
Litvinenko 'poisoned by Russian mafia state,' family's lawyer claims
Ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko was murdered for trying to "expose the corruption" at the heart of Vladimir Putin's "mafia state", the public inquiry into his death has heard. His poisoning with polonium was an "act of nuclear terrorism on streets ...
Tibi's Ta'al party picks lawyer for second slot
The Israeli Arab Ta'al party central committee led by MK Ahmed Tibi picked lawyer Osama Saadi for the second spot in his party, which corresponds to the 12th slot on the united Arab list for the coming elections. Spots 12 to 15 on the list of the Arab ...
'This is not Larry Langford,' says lawyer of revenue clerk who let drivers ...
'This is not Larry Langford,' says lawyer of revenue clerk who let drivers ...
Lawyer still wants out of defending Donald Smith
The lawyer for the man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle is putting more pressure on the district court of appeals asking that he be allowed to withdraw from the case. Public defender Fred Gazaleh's original ...
Local lawyer does job readiness session
Local lawyer Vernon McFarland will assist Jackson's Jobs for Jacksonians in conducting a Job Readiness Workshop at 2 p.m. Thursday in the conference room of the Department of Human and Cultural Services at the Metrocenter mall. McFarland is an ...
Smith lawyer seeks release from case
LAWYER FOR THE MAN ACCUSED OF KIDNAPPING RAPING AND KILLING 8-YEAR-OLD IS PUTTING MORE PRESSURE ON THE DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS THAT HE BE WITHDRAWN FROM THE CASE. PUBLIC DEFENDER GONZALEZ ...
Court docket on lawyer discipline to be public
Beginning on February 1, the Supreme Court will publicly disclose documents on actions it is considering or taking to discipline lawyers who are members of its bar, long shielded in privacy, the Court announced on Tuesday. Currently, that file is ...
Natural Resources Agency lawyer to head Resources Board
MONTPELIER – The top lawyer for the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is going to become the next chair of the Natural Resources Board. Gov. Peter Shumlin announced Tuesday that ANR General Counsel Jon Groveman will get the job being vacated ...
Judge kicks defense lawyer off Elmwood attempted murder case, declares mistrial
Judge Nancy Miller kicked DaShawn Hayes off the case and said she will consider whether to fine and jail the New Orleans lawyer for what she asserted was his "intentional obstruction of progression in this case." The unusual move follows Miller's order ...
Noted civil rights lawyer, author spotlights racial discrimination in mass ...
Noted civil rights lawyer, author spotlights racial discrimination in mass ...
Conservatives wrong to embrace 'judicial restraint,' Obamacare-fighting lawyer ...
Conservatives wrong to embrace 'judicial restraint,' Obamacare-fighting lawyer ...
Personal injury lawyer Darryl 'The Hammer' Isaacs seriously hurt in crash
Attorney Darryl Isaacs, who has marketed himself as the "Heavy Hitter" and the "Kentucky Hammer" and been described as Kentucky's most recognized lawyer, who also has commercials in the Indianapolis market, has been seriously injured in a bicycle ...
Vermont Natural Resources Agency lawyer to lead board
The top lawyer for the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is going to become the next chairman of the Natural Resources Board. Governor Peter Shumlin said Tuesday that agency general counsel Jon Groveman will get the job being vacated by Ron ...
Historic marker to honor Fred Gray, pioneering Alabama civil rights lawyer
One of the nation's best known civil rights lawyers will be honored in Montgomery next week. Officials say a historic marker will be unveiled Feb. 4 at the downtown intersection where Fred Gray's law office once stood. The site is now home to the state ...
Lawyer: Sex abuse lawsuit against Scouts partially dismissed
DES MOINES, Iowa —An attorney says a sex abuse lawsuit against the Scouts and a former scoutmaster has been partially dismissed. Other Stories. College admissions change affects... Four police chief candidates face... Delaware aims to beat Iowa to ...
Dean Sheppard goes in search of “the noble lawyer”
Even so, we keep looking for our Ciceros. One reason is that the stakes are great. Lawyers have been the guarantors of liberty. They have written our Declaration of Independence, federal and state constitutions, the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation ...
Sri Lankan President Reinstates Impeached Chief Justice
Earlier Wednesday, lawyers and activists demonstrated near the Supreme Court against Peiris, saying he undermined the judiciary's independence by being partial to Rajapaksa. They cited accusations of his involvement in an alleged coup plot by Rajapaksa ...
Utah Court Strips Criminal of Right to Counsel, and Some Lawyers Object
DENVER — For David M. Corbett, a lawyer in Salt Lake City, the breaking point came when his client, a white supremacist convicted of murdering a prison officer, began threatening him, then managed to learn Mr. Corbett's home address and mailed him an ...
Lawyer behind Marathon County armored vehicle case disbarred
The Wausau lawyer for a man who challenged the use of an armored police vehicle to enforce a civil judgment against him has been disbarred. The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday revoked Ryan Lister's license practice law in the state after he was ...
Haredi Lawyer, Convicted Of A Sex-Realted Simple Assault, Still Denies Guilt
Lighted path from Ner Israel to Isaac Neuberger's house annotated 1-23-2015 "This whole thing is very unfortunate," Neuberger said in court Tuesday, wearing a plaid scarf atop his suit collar. "It's a misunderstanding and I'm sorry I agreed to those ...
Don't get mad, get a lawyer, panelists say
Don't get mad, get a lawyer, panelists say. Comment on this article. Print this article Print · Reprint Reprints · Send a letter Respond · Email Article · Share on Facebook · Share on LinkedIn · Share on Twitter ...
Consumer lawyer files Sunshine Law complaint over FDLE fiasco
Matthew Weidner, a St. Petersburg lawyer whose practice focuses on consumer justice, has filed a complaint with a state prosecutor, accusing Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members and their staffs of violating Florida's Sunshine Law and asking for a ...
Wisconsin Supreme Court revokes license of lawyer charged with 34 counts of ...
Wisconsin Supreme Court revokes license of lawyer charged with 34 counts of ...
Boston lawyer develops iPad apps on the side
Enter Lawyer-Apps, which is based in Boston and is the brainchild of Barry Braunstein, a partner with Riemer & Braunstein LLP in Boston. A commercial attorney and app developer, Braunstein (and his partner, a retired physicist, who writes the computer ...
White House Lawyer: Illegals Should Have Jobs
President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general said repeatedly that the 12 million illegals — including the five million to be given work permits by the president's November announcement — should be working. “I believe that the right and the ...
John Wiley Price withdraws request for publicly funded lawyer
Billy Ravkind, Price's lawyer, continued to argue on Wednesday that his client cannot afford to hire his own defense attorneys for the bribery and tax evasion case against him. But he withdrew the request for a taxpayer-funded lawyer to avoid negative ...
Hell Hath No Fury Like a Lawyer Scorned
There are thousands of storefront businesses nationwide providing services that empower consumers to handle tasks like name changes and uncontested divorces without a lawyer. In addition, dozens of online companies are providing consumers with ...
Regulators accuse lawyer Sarah Laux of unethical, incompetent work
Before federal prosecutors say she swindled a River Hills' family trust and a retired West Allis couple out of more than $2 million, Mequon lawyer Sarah Laux was putting other clients' smaller nest eggs at risk through incompetence, misrepresentation ...
High-profile lawyer Sandy Rubenstein returns to courtroom
Sandy Rubenstein is back. The famous civil rights attorney returned to the courtroom for the first time since he was accused, and then cleared, of a rape at his penthouse apartment. “I'm back,” said a toned-down Rubenstein. He was in Manhattan Supreme ...
Joan Rivers's Doctor Denies Allegation That She Fled Procedure Room, Lawyer ...
Joan Rivers's Doctor Denies Allegation That She Fled Procedure Room, Lawyer ...
Top Nevada lawyer joins suit against Obama's immigration relief plan
(Reuters) - Nevada's newly minted Republican attorney general has joined a multi-state lawsuit seeking to block President Barack Obama's order easing the threat of deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants, without the support of the state's ...
Lawyer charged with stealing from wards, bilking burial fund
A grand jury has accused a Columbus lawyer who served as court-appointed guardian for more than 400 people of stealing from his wards and from taxpayers. Paul S. Kormanik was indicted on 11 charges yesterday. One is a first-degree felony accusing him ...
Conviction tossed in case of man who acted as lawyer
Ferndale — A man who insisted on acting as his own lawyer has persuaded the Michigan appeals court to throw out his conviction — because a judge didn't fully explain the risk of acting as his own lawyer. The court said Wednesday there are key steps ...
Defense lawyer asks Guantánamo judge to expand the female guard no-touch rule
A Marine defense lawyer asked a military judge Wednesday to expand his no-female-guard touching order beyond legal meetings to include an Iraqi captive's medical, Red Cross and recreation yard visits at the prison's clandestine lockup for former CIA ...
Lawyer Arrested For Doing Her Job
By now, many of you have seen the shocking video of a lawyer being hauled off in handcuffs for doing what is generally accepted to be “her job.” If you haven't seen this story that really started making the rounds in earnest overnight, then here are ...
Onondaga County Attorney Cuffy to become top lawyer at NYS Thruway Authority
Gordon Cuffy, Onondaga County government's top attorney, was hired today as the new top lawyer at the New York State Thruway Authority. Cuffy has worked for Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney, who is on her way to an appointment as ...
Lawyer making millions on taxpayers is behind on taxes
Lawyer making millions on taxpayers is behind on taxes. A small county Board of Commissioners is facing serious questions about a county attorney making more than a million dolalrs, and owing millions in back taxes. Loading… Post to Facebook. Lawyer ...
Fort Hood Gunman Hasan Says He Wants to Keep Top Lawyer
The gunman who killed 13 people at a Texas military base in 2009 appeared in court Thursday without the beard he had fought to keep and said he wanted to keep his lead appeals lawyer. A change of counsel could complicate an already delayed review ...
Robert Pirie, 80, Lawyer and Banker in Mergers and Takeovers, Dies
Robert S Pirie, a combative corporate lawyer when the risky but lucrative field of mergers and acquisitions was emerging and later a prominent investment banker on Wall Street, died on Jan. 15 in Manhattan. He was 80. His death, at ...
Ask A NYC Housing Lawyer: What Happens To My Cheap Apartment When My ...
Ask A NYC Housing Lawyer: What Happens To My Cheap Apartment When My ...
Lawyer Wants Murder Conviction Overturned For Trevino
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The lawyer for a convicted murderer was back in court Thursday to fight for his client. Jeffery Trevino was convicted in October of 2013 of killing his wife, Kira Steger, and dumping her body in the Mississippi River. Trevino's ...
The Same Traits That Make a Lawyer Successful Also Make it Difficult to Reach ...
The Same Traits That Make a Lawyer Successful Also Make it Difficult to Reach ...
Suge Knight, former rap music mogul, behind wheel in deadly crash: lawyer
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight appears in court on a traffic warrant, in Las Vegas following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case. A lawyer for Knight says the Death Row Records founder ...
Argentina slams senator concerned over lawyer's death
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina on Friday lashed out at a U.S. Republican senator who expressed doubts about the government's ability to conduct a credible investigation into the mysterious death of a prominent local prosecutor. Cabinet chief Jorge ...
Five lawyer group departs Post & Schell for rival litigation firm
Five lawyers, including three partners, left Post & Schell to join Christie Pabarue & Young. The addition of the group led by insurance coverage lawyer John C. Sullivan and the retirement of co-founder and name partner James Pabarue has caused the firm ...
Watch: San Francisco Lawyer Arrested for Asking Police Not to Question or ...
Watch: San Francisco Lawyer Arrested for Asking Police Not to Question or ...
'Suge' Knight unaware he had run over and killed a friend, lawyer says
The man that Marion “Suge” Knight ran over and killed in Compton was a friend who had been trying to break up a fight between the former rap mogul and others, Knight's attorney said Friday. James Blatt identified the man killed as Terry Carter and ...