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Lawyer-turned-fashion blogger ready to Race with style
A Los Angeles fashion lawyer-turned-fashion blogger, Wu is more usually seen cutting a stylish figure in the elegant designer outfits she dons on her blog Good, Bad, and Fab than dripping from head to toe with mud. But Wu wears it well, showing that ...
Lawyer In Murder Trial: Medical Treatment, Not Lacey Spears, To Blame For ...
Lawyer In Murder Trial: Medical Treatment, Not Lacey Spears, To Blame For ...
Lawyer: Caring Mom Would Never Force Feed Salt to 5-Year-Old
A 5-year-old boy whose mother is charged with feeding him a fatal amount of salt through a stomach tube had a high sodium level because he was given a salty IV fluid, the woman's attorney argued Thursday. Defense lawyer Stephen Riebling said in his ...
Lawyer's testimony disclosed after killer's sentencing
Prosecutor Bob Sombathy said the situation in which an attorney would be ordered to testify against a client is extremely rare, but only as rare as a client telling his lawyer about plans to commit a homicide in the future. “The last thing a lawyer ...
This Wannabe 'Better Call Saul' Lawyer Tried To Sue A Student Over A Twitter ...
This Wannabe 'Better Call Saul' Lawyer Tried To Sue A Student Over A Twitter ...
Slain Fox exec was in 'mutual combat' with alleged killer, lawyer says
A convicted drug dealer whose wife was linked to 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith has pleaded not guilty to murder in Smith's death. John Creech, 42, is expected back in court March 26 to schedule his preliminary hearing. Outside the courtroom ...
Lawyer: Second Autopsy Shows Officers Shot Man From Behind
The second autopsy was commissioned by lawyer Charles Herrmann, who is representing Antonio Zambrano-Montes' estranged wife and two daughters. Its findings came a day after a spokesman for a special unit investigating the Feb. 10 shooting said five ...
Boston Bombing: Tsarnaev Lawyers Say Not Enough Minorities in Jury Pool
BOSTON — Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect asked a judge Thursday to dismiss the indictment against their client or suspend his trial, saying there weren't enough minorities and younger people in the jury pool. The move by lawyers for ...
Lawyer for Al-Jazeera Journalist Blasts Canadian Government
The lawyer for a Canadian Al-Jazeera journalist criticized the Canadian government Thursday for not doing enough to secure his release from Egypt. Mohamed Fahmy is out on bail awaiting retrial after more than a year behind bars in Egypt on ...
Quincy man charged in vicious hatchet attack on lawyer
LIVE AT SOUTH STATION TONIGHT. JOHN AT WATER, WCVB NEWSCENTER 5. TONIGHT, THIS MAN IS UNDER ARREST FOR A BRUTAL ATTACK ON LOCAL LAWYER. THE VICTIM SPRAYED WITH WASP KILLER AND WHIT A HAT NET TONIGHT, WE ...
Second autopsy shows Mexican man was shot in back, lawyer says
Lutakome Nsubuga. (AP). An independent autopsy into the shooting death of an unarmed Mexican man reveals that he was shot in the back by Washington state police seven times, including twice from behind, a lawyer for the family says. The lawyer for the ...
Quincy man accused of attacking lawyer with hatchet, wasp-killing spray
QUINCY – A city man is expected to be arraigned Friday on attempted murder charges for allegedly attacking an attorney with a hatchet and a can of insecticide used to kill wasps. Michael Kelly, 53, is accused of spraying the poison in the man's face ...
Quincy man charged in hatchet, wasp spray attack on lawyer
Kelly allegedly snuck up behind his ex-wife's lawyer as he was loading items into a vehicle parked in the Ross Parking Garage in Quincy Center at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Lieutenant John Steele. Kelly hit the lawyer in the head several times with ...
Debevoise Lawyer is Newest New York Bankruptcy Judge
New York's bankruptcy bench is expanding again, this time with the appointment of a longtime corporate bankruptcy lawyer in New York. Michael Wiles, until recently a partner at New York law firm Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, will be sworn in Tuesday as the ...
Charlestown Lawyer Charged With Kidnapping 12-Year-Old Girl
LANCASTER (CBS) – A Charlestown lawyer has been charged with kidnapping a 12-year-old Lancaster girl. Robert D. Smith, 38, is facing kidnapping and enticement of a child charges, according to the Worcester County District Attorney's office, which ...
Dawn Porter took a big leap from lawyer to a filmmaker
msnbc is celebrating black history by profiling game-changing black musicians and film directors throughout February. Dawn Porter is an Emmy nominated documentary filmmaker from New York City. Her work includes “Gideon's Army,” about public ...
Charlestown Lawyer Charged with Kidnapping Girl, 12, He Met Online
A Charlestown lawyer faces charges related to the kidnapping of a 12-year-old Lancaster girl, according to the Worcester County District Attorney's Office. Robert D. Smith, 38, of 3 Wall Street, was arrested last weekend and arraigned in Clinton ...
Long Island man severely burned by exploding iPhone: lawyer
Johnson and his brother were on their way to their 25-year-old cousin's wake, said personal injury lawyer Mike Della, with Gruenberg Kelly Della. Johnson parked his cars and dropped his keys while he got out. When the 29-year-old bent down to pick them ...
Lawyer Argues for Dismissal of Charge in Slender Man Case
An attorney for one of two Wisconsin girls accused of repeatedly stabbing a classmate and leaving her for dead has argued that the charge against her should be dismissed because she believed a fictional horror character called Slender Man would kill ...
Frankfort court-appointed lawyer's bad advice nearly costs defendant jail time
Bailey's attorney, Brian Hewlett from the DPA's Boyd County trial office, provided screen shots of text messages where Bailey's former court-appointed lawyer, Kristin Gonzalez, incorrectly advised her she wasn't required to attend a scheduled meeting ...
Lawyer for TCP files lawsuit against CEO Ellis Yan, company
A lawyer who works for TCP (NYSE: TCPI) has filed a lawsuit against CEO Ellis Yan and the company itself, claiming that Yan has run the lighting products company in a reckless and unethical way — and threatened her for bringing it up with the company ...
Fiction is fact on 'House of Cards': Real-life SCOTUS lawyer plays SCOTUS lawyer
Fans who stayed home Friday to get an early start bingeing on the addictive series may have noticed a rather convincing performance by a character playing a lawyer arguing before the Supreme Court. The actor wasn't really acting. The man in the scene ...
Lawyer: Prosecutor Brochu silences sheriff
A lawyer for Franklin County Sheriff Robert Norris said his client is only following orders from a local prosecutor by refusing to release routine information about a car crash that left a child critically injured this week. Norris received the ...
Lawyer says order in BP spill clears her in claim fraud allegations; Christine ...
Lawyer says order in BP spill clears her in claim fraud allegations; Christine ...
Plaintiffs Lawyer's Claims Dismissed Against Lawyers, Firms
A judge in Houston has dismissed malicious prosecution and civil conspiracy claims that Houston plaintiffs lawyer George Fleming brought against two Houston firms and five Houston lawyers in 2014. On Feb. 24, 234th District Judge Wesley Ward signed ...
Lawyer at Top of Huge Fraud Pleads Guilty
A Long Island lawyer who led a huge scheme to defraud the Social Security Administration pleaded guilty on Friday, receiving a reduced sentence in return for promising to help federal investigators find other people cheating the disability insurance ...
Lawyer argues for dismissal of charge in Slender Man case
An attorney for one of two Wisconsin girls accused of repeatedly stabbing a classmate and leaving her for dead has argued that the charge against her should be dismissed because she believed a fictional horror character called Slender Man would kill ...
Female lawyers challenge 'invasive' searches at prisons
DeJuneas, a 46-year-old appellate lawyer and a former lawyer with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, wrote half a dozen state officials after she said she was searched this week, including Governor Charlie Baker, to report the episode. She said she refused ...
Alleged rape victim's lawyer: UO did the right thing by dropping countersuit
EUGENE, Ore. – A lawyer for an alleged rape victim, who's suing the University of Oregon, says the school made the right decision to drop a countersuit against his client. The alleged victim, a student at the university, is suing the school over its ...
Lawyer beaten in New Orleans 'happy' to be back, TV station reports
California lawyer Bill Callaham, 66, was beaten unconscious by around three men in the Central Business District in the early hours of Dec. 12. The assailants broke his jaw and nose, but did not take any of his valuables, which included a Rolex watch, ...
Alleged Las Vegas 'road rage' killer abused as baby: lawyer
Erich Nowsch Jr. appeared in a Las Vegas courtroom Monday. He is facing murder Isaac Brekken/AP Erich Nowsch Jr. appeared in a Las Vegas courtroom Monday. He is facing murder, attempted murder and weapons charges. The 19-year-old gang member ...
'He has changed the world': Area lawyer Gene Balloun marks his 1000th ...
'He has changed the world': Area lawyer Gene Balloun marks his 1000th ...