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Israeli military lawyer says ICC probe not a concern
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - The Israeli military's chief legal adviser said on Thursday that he is not concerned about a possible investigation by the International Criminal Court into Israel's conduct during last year's Gaza war. Israel's own internal ...
UPDATE 1-GM names LyondellBasell lawyer to succeed Millikin as chief counsel
Glidden, 57, helped steer LyondellBasell out of bankruptcy and through restructuring. Like GM, the chemical, plastics and oil refining company went into bankruptcy in 2009, and emerged in 2010. Glidden has been LyondellBasell's top lawyer since 2009 ...
Bobbi Kristina Brown's boyfriend 'desperately wants to be' with his love ...
Bobbi Kristina Brown's boyfriend 'desperately wants to be' with his love ...
Lawyer who clicked on attachment loses $289K in hacker scam
A lawyer who clicked on an email attachment lost $289,000 to hackers who likely installed a virus that recorded his keystrokes. The anonymous lawyer, identified only as John from the San Diego area, told ABC 10 News how it happened. On Feb. 9, John ...
Lawyer: Rabbi arrested over videotapes of nude women at Jewish ritual bath ...
Lawyer: Rabbi arrested over videotapes of nude women at Jewish ritual bath ...
Lawyer: Rabbi Accused of Taping Nude Women to Plead Guilty
A lawyer for a rabbi accused of videotaping women at a Jewish ritual bath says his client will plead guilty to more than 50 counts of voyeurism. Barry Freundel is expected enter the plea Thursday afternoon in D.C. Superior Court. His lawyer, Jeffrey ...
GM names new top lawyer
Lawyers on Millikin's staff were involved in "cover-up, concealment, deceit and even fraud," and should be accused of crimes by the Justice Department, said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. at the hearing. Blumenthal said directly that Millikin should ...
Marathon bombing suspect's lawyer presses to move trial
BOSTON – A lawyer for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pressed a federal appeals court Thursday to move his trial out of Massachusetts, citing “saturation publicity” about the case and the large number of people in the state who were ...
A Lawyer's Mindset Where An Economist's Is Needed?
So is he implicitly approaching these negotiations as a lawyer would? Because from that point of view, what the Greeks are trying to do is to renege on a contract. And for a lawyer, changing the terms of a contract after you have signed it is a no deal ...
Robert Herzstein, lawyer who helped open access to Nixon papers, dies at 83
Robert E. Herzstein, a Washington lawyer who played a pivotal role in safeguarding public access to documents and tapes of the Nixon presidency, died Feb. 12 at his home in Washington. He was 83. The cause was complications from heart disease and ...
NY Lawyer: Argentina Not Responding to Negotiation Requests
A lawyer appointed to lead negotiations between U.S. bondholders and Argentina over unpaid debts said Thursday the South American nation is not responding to requests to negotiate. Special Master Daniel A. Pollack released a statement saying ...
Baldwin hires lawyer over Tomah VA fallout
Elias has been called the "go-to" lawyer for Democrats in trouble. He was called in after former Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu improperly used taxpayer funds to pay for charter flights last year, and after Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill was dinged for ...
Lawyer blasts investigation into missing special-needs student
David Perecman (right), attorney for Sandra Rodrguez (left) and her daugher Nashaly Perez, blasts an investigation that absolved Perez's Brooklyn school of blame after the special-needs student went missing for three days. Photo: Robert Miller ...
Tips for choosing a bankruptcy lawyer
Choosing an experienced bankruptcy lawyer is essential to getting a fresh financial start. At Boleman Law the first appointment with an attorney is free. Here are some tips to make that first meeting more productive. 1. Write down your questions and ...
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says man charged with fatally punching soccer referee ...
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says man charged with fatally punching soccer referee ...
Plea deal expected in fatal punch of soccer referee, lawyer says
DETROIT – A recreational soccer player charged in the one-punch killing of a referee during a game has agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors in which he would serve 8-15 years in prison, a defense lawyer said Friday. Cyril Hall told The Associated ...
Lawyer: Teen Infected by 'Superbug' Struggling to Survive
An 18-year-old student is struggling to survive after he was infected by a "superbug" outbreak tied to contaminated medical instruments at a Los Angeles hospital, his attorney said. The young man has spent nearly three months in the hospital and is in ...
Lawyer: Teen infected by 'superbug' at Southern California hospital struggling ...
Lawyer: Teen infected by 'superbug' at Southern California hospital struggling ...
Sandusky lawyer Karl Rominger stole $535K, used clients' money to gamble at ...
Sandusky lawyer Karl Rominger stole $535K, used clients' money to gamble at ...
Eric Miller recommended to be VT US attorney
Burlington lawyer Eric S. Miller should serve serve as the next U.S. attorney for Vermont, according to a recommendation from U.S. Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., to President Obama. Miller, 45, joined the law offices of Sheehey, Furlong & Behm in 1999 ...
Celebrity lawyer buys Hamptons hotel for $4.7M
Celebrity “bad boy” lawyer Mark Geragos of Los Angeles has just coughed up a cool $4.7 million for the Capri Hotel in Southampton – about $500,000 less than the asking price. The hotel has 30 rooms and a restaurant, which has served as a pop-up for ...
Terror Suspect Acting as Own Lawyer to Testify at US Trial
A terrorism suspect who's acting as his own lawyer at a New York City trial also plans to testify in his own defense. A court-appointed attorney assisting Abid Naseer told a judge on Friday he'll do the direct examination of Naseer next week in federal ...
Local immigration lawyer arrested on fraud charges involving visas
An Irving immigration lawyer was arrested Friday morning on federal fraud charges for allegedly forging visa applications for illegal immigrants she represented, the U.S. attorney's office said. Sherin Thawer, 45, was arrested by agents with U.S ...
Lansdale man accused of killing coworker seeks court-appointed lawyer
Based upon an application for legal representation, “the defendant does not have financial ability to have private legal counsel to defend him on the…charges and he requests that counsel be appointed,” Benjamin B. Cooper, chief homicide lawyer in the ...
A lawyer seeks the Court's mercy
Shipley's response, filed on his behalf by widely respected Supreme Court lawyer Paul D. Clement, is a lengthy document that sought to explain why Shipley had filed a cert. petition on October 6 in the case of Schindler v. Lee for a German inventor and ...
Lawyer accused of misconduct in case of girl who saw mother run over by bus
The state agency that investigates attorneys has accused a veteran Chicago lawyer of misconduct in the yearslong legal battle of a 7-year-old girl who saw her mother get run over by a Greyhound bus. David Novoselsky, a lawyer since 1973, faces four ...
UCLA 'Superbug' Patient to Sue Maker of Suspect Endocopes: Lawyer
An 18-year-old student now hospitalized amid UCLA's "superbug" outbreak will sue the maker of the hard-to-clean medical instruments linked to six other infections and two deaths, the teen's lawyer said Friday. Contaminated endoscopes, manufactured by ...
Kitzhaber Lawyer Tries to Prevent Release of Emails
A lawyer for former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is trying to prevent the release of his personal emails to criminal investigators. Records from two personal email accounts that Kitzhaber used were archived on state servers. A staffer for the former ...
Argentina blames 'impatient' lawyer for Paul Singer delays
Pollack, who said he had made two follow-up calls to Argentina's lawyers, didn't keep quiet. Instead, he said Argentina's government “has neither accepted nor otherwise responded to the invitation” by the Singer group. Not so, says Argentina. Its ...
T lawyer jumps ship for Boston 2024
The general counsel for MassDOT and the MBTA will be leaving the troubled transit agency to become the lead lawyer for the nonprofit group looking to land the 2024 Summer Olympics in Boston, the Herald has learned. A spokesperson for Boston 2024 ...
Young Pro: Lawyer finds niche at Fort Collins firm
Ryan Thorson, this week's featured young professional, is an attorney with Gast Johnson & Muffly PC in Fort Collins. Question: Explain what you do. Answer: I am an attorney practicing in the areas of real estate, business and banking law. I help ...
Lawyer pleads guilty to courthouse bribery scheme
One of three criminal-defense lawyers accused of paying a court employee thousands of dollars to funnel defendants their way has pleaded guilty. Dwane Smith, 56, copped to bribery in Manhattan Supreme Court in exchange for six months in prison, ...
Former Sandusky lawyer charged with stealing from other clients
PITTSBURGH, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania lawyer who once represented former Penn State coach and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky is facing charges of stealing more than a half-million dollars from other clients and using the money for ...
Lawyer: Video of police shooting differs from official account
BRANDON TATE-BROWN was running - not reaching into his car for a gun - when he was fatally shot by a Philadelphia police officer in December, a lawyer representing Tate-Brown's family told the Daily News last night. Attorney Brian Mildenberg said he ...
Nashville lawyer Mike Norton dead at 66
Charles Michael Norton, one of Nashville's top legal minds who mentored generations of attorneys and once re-wrote some of Tennessee's laws on corporate income tax and inheritance, died Saturday. He was 66. Norton died with his wife by his side at ...
Sackett: Is your lawyer as disruptive as your company?
When people think of the qualities they want in a lawyer, disruptive doesn't always come to mind. In fact, it rarely does. This strikes me as ironic, because disruptiveness is one of the most important qualities in growth stage and entrepreneurial ...
Caracas mayor to appeal 'unfounded' charges, lawyer says
Intelligence agents seized 59-year-old mayor Antonio Ledezma, a trained lawyer, at his office on Thursday night. He was indicted the next day on conspiracy charges against President Nicolas Maduro and is held at Venezuela's Ramo Verde military prison, ...
Ask the Lawyer: Using force to protect property is risky
Ask the Lawyer: Using force to protect property is risky. If a service member uses force to protect his property, he could be charged with assault. Loading… Post to Facebook. Ask the Lawyer: Using force to protect property is risky If a service member ...
Planning Matters: Can a Michigan lawyer handle a non-resident estate plan?
The Michigan lawyer you want to use may be a trusted family advisor who has prepared estate plans for other family members who are Michigan residents. Although you are not a Michigan resident, you were named a trustee of a Michigan trust or personal ...
'Road Rage' Suspect's Lawyer Questions Changing Timeline
An attorney for the teen accused of fatally shooting a Las Vegas mother after an alleged "road rage" incident questioned whether there was any "road rage" involved at all and expressed doubts about other details provided by the victim's family. Conrad ...
Calvin Harris Lawyer Threatens Suit Over Nude Pics and Video
0221-calvin-harris-tmz-01 Calvin Harris has lawyered up over nude pics of him that are being shopped in the porn and media worlds ... and anyone who dares to post them will see Calvin in court ... fully clothed. Harris -- who is a wildly popular DJ and ...
Rights lawyer to give Holy Cross commencement address
WORCESTER — A lawyer who successfully argued before the Supreme Court is scheduled to deliver the College of the Holy Cross' 2015 commencement address. Bryan Stevenson, who started the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., will address ...
Made in St. Louis: Lawyer by day, glamour jewelry designer by night
You're a lawyer, why'd you start making jewelry? I have been practicing law, as a transactional attorney, for more than 10 years. Prior to joining the Roberts Companies as general counsel, the first five years of my career was in private practice with ...
Judy Clarke, Lawyer for Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect
NAME — Judy Clarke. AGE-BIRTHPLACE — 62; Asheville, North Carolina. EDUCATION — Furman University, 1974; University of South Carolina School of Law, 1977. EXPERIENCE — Clarke's clients have included: Susan Smith, South Carolina woman ...
Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lead lawyer specializes in saving clients ...
Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lead lawyer specializes in saving clients ...
Tsarnaev's lawyer has saved notorious clients from death
She is a defense lawyer and he is accused of bombing the Boston Marathon. Clarke has defended those accused of horrific and infamous crimes, including Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, Atlantic Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph and Arizona shooter Jared Lee ...
Who is Judy Clarke? Lawyer for Boston bombing suspect has saved notorious ...
Who is Judy Clarke? Lawyer for Boston bombing suspect has saved notorious ...
Roman Polanski's lawyer wants media barred from Polish courtroom
A lawyer representing the film director Roman Polanski wants the media to be barred from a Polish courtroom on Wednesday (25 February) when it considers a US extradition request over his 1977 conviction for having sex with a 13-year-old girl. Polanski ...
Who Is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Lawyer? Judy Clarke Has Defended Many High ...
Who Is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Lawyer? Judy Clarke Has Defended Many High ...
New lawyer for family in fatal Pasco police shooting case wants to withdraw ...
New lawyer for family in fatal Pasco police shooting case wants to withdraw ...