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Reprieve: UK Government fights to keep lawyer snooping details secret
The UK government today argued that it should not have to admit to several Libyan renditions victims, or to the public, whether it spied unlawfully on their protected communications with their lawyers. Abdul Hakim-Belhaj and his wife Fatima Boudchar ...
Judge Won't Accept Plea Of Suspect In Lakewood Lawyer Murder Case
GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – The family of a Lakewood lawyer who was raped and killed in her office two years ago is having to relive all the details again and again as the suspect keeps sending handwritten motions to the judge. The family of Claudia Miller ...
Felon admits pointing laser at planes after another man charged
Darla Miles reports it was the laser that helped police track the suspect to his Bronx apartment. The attorney for the Bronx man accused of shining a laser to blind pilots as they took off and landed at La Guardia Airport this week said Friday that his ...
SAE Case Will Be Lawyer Stephen Jones' Rematch Against OU President David ...
SAE Case Will Be Lawyer Stephen Jones' Rematch Against OU President David ...
Judge Rips Into Lawyer For Dressing 'Like Something Out Of Harry Potter'
Several months ago, our friends at Legal Cheek uncovered the curious case of a solicitor named Alan Blacker. Though you wouldn't know his name if you met him in court, because in such formal settings, Blacker goes by “The Right Honourable Lord Harley ...
Brian Lucas -- dubbed 'evil twin' by brother's lawyer -- gets 3-year prison ...
Brian Lucas -- dubbed 'evil twin' by brother's lawyer -- gets 3-year prison ...
Oklahoma SAE Chapter Lawyer Hopes to Reverse 'a Rush to Judgment'
An attorney for alumni of the University of Oklahoma's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapter said he hopes to speak with university officials to address "a premature rush to judgment" over a racist video allegedly involving SAE members. University ...
Assange's Lawyer Welcomes Swedish Prosecutors' Officer to Question Him in ...
Assange's Lawyer Welcomes Swedish Prosecutors' Officer to Question Him in ...
Why parents of teens should have defense lawyer on speed dial
That is why Lisa Green, author of the informative new book “On Your Case: A Compassionate (and Only Slightly Bossy) Legal Guide for Every Stage of a Woman's Life,” believes every parent of a teen should have a criminal defense lawyer in mind and at the ...
Barred Fraternity's Lawyer Seeks to Alter Punishment
“Some members have received death threats, have been verbally assaulted,” said Stephen L. Jones, a lawyer hired by the local Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter. He did not say whether the fraternity would seek reinstatement, but called for talks with the ...
District accuses lawyer of malpractice
Trustees of the San Ysidro School District have unanimously voted to file a malpractice lawsuit against their former attorneys, and to file a complaint with the California State Bar against the firm, Stutz Artiano Shinoff & Holtz. The firm, which ...
Food safety lawyer says Listeria outbreaks more common
Bill Marler, a food safety lawyer from Seattle, Washington, said Listeria cases like the one in Kansas are becoming more common. "Listeria is really a bug that's causing the most food borne illnesses that I've seeing over the last five years," said ...
W/R: More tension, charges in lawyer's case
By the time it's over, it might rank as the most hotly contested misdemeanor prosecution in Delaware County history. It's now been 14 months since Mark Abrell, a Muncie attorney, was arrested outside a westside apartment building that he owns. City ...
Lawyer for family of Grapevine police shooting victim releases a video
Dallas attorney Domingo Garcia with Patricia Murphy, who says she came on the scene of the fatal shooting of Mexican national Ruben Garcia Villalpando, 31, on Feb. 20, at a news conference Thursday. A video posted on Facebook on Saturday by Garcia ...
Lawyer tabbed for acting US attorney won't give up courtroom
FARGO — With the U.S. attorney in North Dakota departing for a high-profile private law firm, the federal prosecutor's office has been turned over to a lifelong state resident and career public servant who lays claim to no future aspirations other ...
Full Court Press: WWE, Mass. lawyer in legal cage match
A Bay State lawyer is going to the mat with World Wrestling Entertainment through a series of aggressive lawsuits and says behind the music, mayhem and high-flying dramatics lies a company that has left its performers vulnerable to lifelong injuries ...
Food safety lawyer shares concerns about Listeriosis outbreak
A lawyer who specializes in representing victims affected by Listeriosis, tells KAKE News there's two reasons to be worried about the spread of the bacteria after a Wichita hospital has been linked to five cases and three deaths. Bill Marler of Seattle ...
California Sen. Seeks Bar Review for Lawyer with 'Kill the Gays' Proposition
Out State Sen. Ricardo Lara believes that Matthew McLaughlin's ballot initiative calling for gay people to be shot to death violates the state's code of conduct for attorneys. BY Sunnivie Brydum. March 15 2015 6:19 AM ET ? Sen. Ricardo Lara. A state ...
Obit: Bankruptcy lawyer Prescott, of 'This is all we do, and we do it well' TV ...
Obit: Bankruptcy lawyer Prescott, of 'This is all we do, and we do it well' TV ...
Lawyer of teen accused in brutal McDonald's beating says she is 'not in the video'
FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) – 17-year-old Tilani Marshall stood quietly and without expression as she became the second Brooklyn teen charged as an adult in what prosecutors call a gang assault. “This was not a spontaneous fight but a premeditated ...
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Robert Durst, the subject of HBO true-crime series "The Jinx" about his suspected involvement in three murders, has been arrested in New Orleans on an extradition warrant out of Los Angeles. Durst's attorney Chip Lewis told Eyewitness News his client ...
Lawyer Says New York Property Heir Robert Durst Arrested on Los Angeles ...
Lawyer Says New York Property Heir Robert Durst Arrested on Los Angeles ...
Ex-Giant Antrel Rolle claims tax lawyer defrauded him of $1.8 million
Here's hoping Rolle gets this straightened out and receives every last cent he's owed if the courts rule that his former lawyers acted maliciously. NFL players have enough to be concerned about financially without fully guaranteed contracts, to also ...
Allan Topol's 'The Washington Lawyer' abounds with Beltway skullduggery
Pity the poor political novelist. After all the real-world skullduggery of recent decades — Nixon's Watergate, Clinton's intern — how can fiction possibly compete with reality? Washington lawyer Allan Topol can't beat those odds, but in “The ...
Morgan Lewis opens Singapore office via merger with 80-lawyer firm
Just months after adding 500 lawyers from dissolving Bingham McCutchen, Morgan Lewis & Bockius is opening an office in Singapore via another significant transaction. By combining with the 80-lawyer Stamford Law Corp. on April 1, Morgan Lewis will ...
Lawyer vows 'compelling' case for eccentric heir in killing
His lawyer, Chip Lewis, said Durst will agree to be taken to Los Angeles to face the first-degree murder charge. Durst participated in the documentary, giving an extensive interview to filmmaker Andrew Jarecki for "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of ...
'Blurred Lines' Lawyer Rocks Music Industry Again
In the small world of high-powered entertainment lawyers, Mr. Busch, 49, has carved out a niche as a crusading outsider, winning cases that have had wide-ranging repercussions for the music industry. Among them are Bridgeport Music v. Dimension Films ...
Robert Durst's Lawyer to Fox News: We're 'Underwhelmed' by the HBO ...
Robert Durst's Lawyer to Fox News: We're 'Underwhelmed' by the HBO ...
Sometimes, you just need to have a lawyer
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Most of you reading this know when you need a lawyer. However, I am always surprised when I run across bizO-Marshall_Martin_BizO situations in which prospective clients, acquaintances or friends have not contacted a lawyer ...
After Petraeus Plea Deal, Lawyer Demands Release of Stephen Kim - The Intercept
The lawyer for imprisoned leaker Stephen Kim has asked the Department of Justice to immediately release him from jail, accusing the government of a “profound double standard” in its treatment of leakers following a comparatively lenient plea deal for ...
Defense lawyer rips Petraeus plea deal for 'double standard' in leak cases
The lawyer for a former State Department contractor imprisoned last year for leaking classified information is asking federal prosecutors for the “immediate release” of his client in light of the relatively lenient treatment of former CIA Director ...
"Lawyer Attempting To Cripple Obamacare Cites Satirical Letter To Support His ...
"Lawyer Attempting To Cripple Obamacare Cites Satirical Letter To Support His ...
Keith's Korner: Lawyer recognized for immigration efforts
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Connecticut was one of the first states in the nation to create a special driver's license for undocumented immigrants. It likely never would have come to be without the work of a New Haven attorney. While a member of the state ...
Lawyer Attempting To Cripple Obamacare Cites Satirical Letter To Support His ...
Lawyer Attempting To Cripple Obamacare Cites Satirical Letter To Support His ...
Flakes' lawyer says greed not to blame for huge claims
Not long afterwards I received a note from lawyer working with the Austin and Logan Flake, who filed a claim for $8 million with the county after charges were dismissed against them over the deaths of more than 20 dogs at the Green Acre boarding ...
Illinois Supreme Court suspends lawyer who faked cab receipts
The Illinois Supreme Court has handed down a one-year law license suspension for a former Sidley Austin attorney who admitted faking $69,000 in cab expenses over five years. Lee Smolen also must complete 12 months of psychiatric treatment, according ...
Lawyer defends Durst, ready to 'get it on' at trial
Eccentric real estate heir and controversial HBO documentary subject Robert Durst was in possession of a handgun when he was arrested in New Orleans, complicating his return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge, authorities said Monday. Durst, 71, is ...
Chinese Lawyer Admitted to California Bar — 125 Years After Applying
Acknowledging a “grievous wrong” committed as part of a “discredited” state policy of discrimination against people of Chinese descent, the California Supreme Court on Monday granted posthumous permission to practice law to an immigrant lawyer who ...
University of Oklahoma Hires Lawyer for Counsel on Sigma Alpha Epsilon Incident
An prominent lawyer and alumnus of the University of Oklahoma will represent his alma mater after the fraternity recently shuttered by the school for singing a racist chant retained their own legal council, the attorney announced Monday. Oklahoma City ...
What Robert Durst's Lawyer Thought About The Jinx's Shocking Finale
Last night, Andrew Jarecki's HBO investigation into Robert Durst's suspected involvement in three murders, concluded with a sequence so outlandish that it would have been written off as “improbable” had it had appeared in fiction. Following The Jinx's ...
Dr. Neulander lawyer kicks off murder trial: People don't do things without a ...
Dr. Neulander lawyer kicks off murder trial: People don't do things without a ...
Dominican lawyer pleads to Bensalem cocaine buy attempt
A Georgia man working as a lawyer in the Dominican Republic pleaded guilty Monday in Bucks County Court to a charge of conspiracy related to an incident in which he and two others attempted to buy $1 million of cocaine. It was a plan destined to fail, ...
California grants posthumous law license to nation's first Chinese-born lawyer
(Reuters) - California's top court granted a posthumous law license on Monday to the country's first recognized lawyer born in China, an immigrant who was denied the right to practice law in the state in 1890 because of his race. The California Supreme ...
Suspect in Ferguson, Missouri shooting of police bruised: lawyer
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - A lawyer for the man accused of wounding two policemen during a protest rally outside the Ferguson, Missouri, police headquarters last week said on Monday his client was beaten when he was taken into custody, an allegation ...
125 years late, Chinese lawyer earns right to practice law in California
“This is a historic moment for all Chinese Americans in California because a terrible wrong has been righted today by the California Supreme Court,” said Rachelle Chong, a California lawyer and a grandniece of Chang, in a statement released by the UCD ...
Lawyer Doubts Suspect's Role in Ferguson Shootings
A lawyer for Jeffrey L. Williams, the 20-year-old suspect charged with shooting two officers during a demonstration outside the police station here, said Monday that he did not believe that his client had fired the shots. The lawyer, Jerryl Christmas ...
Lawyer says man who pointed laser at planes is 'stupid' but not a terrorist
That's how a defense lawyer described the Bronx man who admitted aiming a laser pointer at commercial airplanes near La Guardia Airport after he was brought in to a Manhattan courtroom Monday to face federal charges. Elehecer Balaguer turned himself ...
Cleveland-area lawyer faces more charges over alleged bomb threats
CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeastern Ohio lawyer has been charged with five additional counts of inducing panic for what prosecutors say were bomb threats made to county courthouses. Gregory Moore, 41, of Sagamore Hills, was indicted yesterday in ...
Senegal Arrests Lawyer for Ex-President's Son
Senegalese authorities have arrested a lawyer for Karim Wade, a former president's son who is on trial on corruption charges. The verdict is the case is expected next week and tension has been rising during the trial. Wade's supporters say the trial is ...
Senegal Arrests Lawyer of Ex-President's Son
DAKAR, Senegal — Senegalese authorities have arrested a lawyer for Karim Wade, a former president's son who is on trial on corruption charges. The verdict is expected next week in the trial, which has exposed old wounds from Senegal's bitterly fought ...