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Doctors, athletes among clients for local immigration lawyer
BLOOMINGTON — The next medical breakthrough to combat a disease may come from a researcher whose entry to work in the U.S. was handled by a Bloomington immigration lawyer. Thomas Arkell has helped a wide variety of professionals, including ...
Mayo Clinic unravels a mystery disease for Minnesota lawyer
The lawyer felt fine as he coached his son's ninth-grade basketball workout last March. He remembers smiling at a young woman as he left the building. Now Widseth, who once had a photographic memory, is struggling to reconstruct the events that put him ...
Federal Judge Orders Facebook, Zuckerberg To Release Documents To ...
Federal Judge Orders Facebook, Zuckerberg To Release Documents To ...
One Kenyan gumnan, a "brilliant upcoming lawyer," highlights challenge of ...
One Kenyan gumnan, a "brilliant upcoming lawyer," highlights challenge of ...
Kenyan lawyer among terrorists killed in school attack
NAIROBI, Kenya — One of four Islamic militants who killed 148 people at a university last week was the well-educated son of a Kenyan government official, authorities said Sunday. Interior Ministry spokesman Mwenda Njoka told the Daily Nation that ...
Former lawyer hopes to see French bakery dream get off the ground with ...
Former lawyer hopes to see French bakery dream get off the ground with ...
EXCLUSIVE: Alleged mob promotion offer not relevant: lawyer
So says the lawyer for reputed Bonanno capo Jack Bonventre, who prosecutors say declined the high-ranking post. “He (Bonventre) turned it down, he didn't want it,” Bonanno gangster Vincent Asaro blabbed in a conversation with an associate that was ...
Australian death row convicts in Indonesia to appeal again: lawyer
JAKARTA (Reuters) - The lawyer for two Australian death row convicts said on Monday he will file a legal challenge to the Indonesian Constitutional Court in the hopes of delaying their execution. "We will continue our legal efforts," lawyer Leonard ...
Penalty phase looms as real test for Tsarnaev's lawyer
She graduated in 1977 from the University of South Carolina Law School, married a fellow lawyer, and threw herself into the law. Her forte has always been to work hardest in the pretrial phase, hunting for an opening for a plea bargain. “She's ...
Working for You during Law Week: 'Ask a Lawyer' your legal questions
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Attorneys will be available to take your calls free of charge this week as part of the partnership between FOX 4 News and the Young Lawyer's Section of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. This is a public service being ...
Rolly: In a legal bind? Mark Shurtleff is your lawyer, says ad
(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and his daughter Annie listen as attorney Richard Van Wagoner talks to the media after his scheduling hearing at the Matheson Courthouse, Monday, March 23, 2015. Third District ...
Lawyer: Public would say 'bravo' to letting off deputy in Centro pay theft case
Lawyer: Public would say 'bravo' to letting off deputy in Centro pay theft case. 1 / 6. Sheriff's deputies arrested. Onondaga County Sheriff's deputy Crayg Dykes (left) and deputy Herb Wiggins ride the Centro bus from the mall to downtown in this 2002 ...
Barclays Ordered to Pay Ex-Trader About $9 Million, Lawyer Says
That would release a total of about $9 million, according to Jonathan Sack, Chamadia's lawyer. Chamadia was put on leave in June 2013 to prepare testimony for investigators of possible interest-rate manipulation in the industry, according to Sack ...
Lawyer: Judge in Nicholas Skvarla child porn case should step aside
A federal judge who waited more than two years before rendering a verdict in a child pornography case should recuse himself from future proceedings, a local lawyer argues. Attorney John Parrinello contends that Nicholas Skvarla's constitutional rights ...
Aaron Hernandez defense rests after three PCP witnesses
FALL RIVER, Mass. — The first defense witness in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was a doctor who testified Monday that PCP can cause people to be suddenly violent, even days after smoking it. Hernandez has ...
Lawyer for rapper DMX calls Newark robbery accusations 'utterly false', report ...
Lawyer for rapper DMX calls Newark robbery accusations 'utterly false', report ...
Florida Democrats Tell Jeb To Lawyer Up After Bush Lied On Voter Registration ...
Florida Democrats Tell Jeb To Lawyer Up After Bush Lied On Voter Registration ...
Judge postpones trial for Oriana Ferrell to give lawyer more time to prepare
A Taos Co. district judge granted a postponement in the trial of Oriana Ferrell Monday after her lawyer asked for a continuance so he could have more time to prepare. The trial had been scheduled to begin jury selection April 27, and the trial was ...
Woman arrested for allegedly trying to run over lawyer
TOQUERVILLE – A woman was arrested in Toquerville Friday after she allegedly tried to run over a lawyer who was attempting to serve an eviction notice. A sheriff's deputy was dispatched to a home on Anderson Junction Road, where a lawyer was about to ...
Gelzinis: Lawyer finds way to defend worst of the worst
“Judy has walked in the emotional minefield of some of the most horrendous criminal cases of the past few decades,” said Boston defense lawyer Marty Weinberg. “And yet, she is still able to champion the often thankless cause of those she's chosen to ...
Judge tosses lawyer's defamation suit against City Pages
In a sharply worded order, a Florida judge ruled against the lawyer of an anti-gay Minnesota preacher after the attorney brought a defamation suit against the City Pages newspaper. In a section of the order titled "curiouser and curiouser," U.S ...
Dr. Neulander's lawyer, Edward Z. Menkin, will answer your questions
Syracuse, NY -- Dr. Robert Neulander's defense lawyer has agreed to stop by the Syracuse.com office Thursday to answer questions about the murder conviction. The doctor's chief lawyer, Edward Z. Menkin, has defended the doctor for more than two years ...
Brother of Christian Lawyer Defending Family of Two Gang Raped Pakistani ...
Brother of Christian Lawyer Defending Family of Two Gang Raped Pakistani ...
​Bible-bashing: Lawyer's 'death to gays' bill prompts call to ban… shellfish
A US lawyer's bill to make it legal for the public to put to death homosexuals, as written in the Old Testament, has inspired other bills, including a ban on shellfish, and one that would label the homophobic lawyer and his ilk “intolerant jackasses ...
Both Bohrer brothers lived near Heidi Allen kidnapping site in 1994, lawyer says
OSWEGO, N.Y. - Gary Thibodeau's lawyer asked a judge at the Heidi Allen kidnapping hearing Tuesday to reconsider his decision to bar them from introducing evidence that possible suspect Michael Bohrer had abducted a woman in Milwaukee years before ...
Newly revealed letter rekindles sex abuse case against Maine priest, lawyer says
Boston lawyer Mitchell Garabedian said the 2005 letter referring to abuse allegations against the Rev. James Vallely shows then-Bishop Daniel Feeney knew about Vallely's abuse earlier than previously stated. He says that disclosure opens the door to ...
DMX's Lawyer: Robbery Allegations 'Completely Absurd'
Previous reports that the rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, robbed a fan who was chatting him up after a show at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, are untrue contest his lawyer Murray Richman. Richman told E! News that “anyone who ...
Judge rejects sex allegations against Prince Andrew, lawyer
Marra also ordered sensational allegations against Prince Andrew and well-known lawyer Alan Dershowitz, a former Harvard Law School professor, stricken from the court record. Both denied any wrongdoing, with Dershowitz contending in his own court ...
Lawyer in murder trial describes Aaron Hernandez as kid who didn't know what ...
Lawyer in murder trial describes Aaron Hernandez as kid who didn't know what ...
Aaron Hernandez's Lawyer: Former Patriot Witnessed Murder Of Odin Lloyd
FALL RIVER, Mass. — A lawyer for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez acknowledged Tuesday for the first time that his client was at the scene of a killing and saw it happen but described Hernandez to jurors as a kid who simply did not ...
Pakistan judge: Charge CIA lawyer, agent for drone strike
ISLAMABAD (AP) - A Pakistani judge on Tuesday ordered criminal charges be filed against a former top CIA lawyer who oversaw its drone program and a former station chief in Islamabad over a 2009 strike that killed two people. Former acting general ...
Lawyer Allegedly Tortured For Doing Her Job
woman lawyer in handcuffs Recently, we've seen a spate of lawyers who have been arrested for merely doing their jobs. In January, Jami Tillotson, an assistant public defender, was arrested in California after asking police officers to stop questioning ...
Hernandez lawyer: Aaron Hernandez witnessed the murder
Aaron Hernandez's lawyer acknowledged Tuesday that his client did witness the murder, but he did not commit the crime, reports the Associated Press. During his closing arguments Tuesday in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial, defense attorney James ...
Alabama at risk of executing innocent man, lawyer says
A defense lawyer is telling an Alabama appeals court that the state is at risk of executing an innocent man. The arguments come four days after Anthony Ray Hinton was freed from death row when new ballistics tests contradicted the only evidence ...
DMX's Lawyer Denies Robbery Allegations
On Sunday (April 5), a man accused DMX of robbing him at a Newark gas station. The man claimed DMX stood him up, took all of his money--$3,200, in fact--and then jumped into a black Cadillac before taking off into the night. According to DMX's lawyer, ...
County agrees to pay Sheriff's lawyer, for now anyway
Christian County Presiding Commissioner Ray Weter said the county has preliminarily agreed to pay a $5,000 retainer for a lawyer to represent Sheriff Joey Kyle, but commissioners could back out on that agreement. Weter said the county commission agreed ...
Hernandez lawyer's stunning claim defies logic, evidence
Lawyers have extensive discretion when making statements during closing arguments, limited only by the willingness of the opposing lawyer to interrupt with an objection and the presiding judge to sustain it. As a result, many outlandish claims ...
DMX's Lawyer Calls Robbery Claims 'Absurd'
DMX's lawyer has reportedly responded to robbery allegations that were made against the legendary MC Monday (Apr. 6). “He was leaving a show, a very successful show, and he stopped for gas,” the lawyer, Murray Richman, told E! “Four young men ...
Lawyer for Santa Fe deputy murder case submits evidence to bolster self ...
Lawyer for Santa Fe deputy murder case submits evidence to bolster self ...
Prominent US lawyer serves papers to woman who accused him of sexual abuse
Prominent U.S. lawyer Alan Dershowitz said earlier Tuesday that papers have been served on a woman who claims he and Prince Andrew sexually abused her. U.S. district court Judge Kenneth Marra ordered Virginia Roberts' accusations against Dershowitz ...
A Lawyer's Personal Beliefs
Having practiced law for more than four decades since leaving those same walls, I can tell him that what we lawyers believe is at best heavily influenced by what we perceive to be in our clients' interests, and what we perceive is generally what our ...
CIA lawyer, officer ordered charged in Pakistan drone strike
ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani judge on Tuesday ordered that criminal charges be filed against a former CIA lawyer who oversaw its drone program and the one-time chief agency operative in Islamabad over a 2009 strike that killed two people. Former acting ...
Walter Scott's Family, Lawyer on Fatal Shooting at Hands of Police
We are joined now about Walter Scott's mother, Judy Scott, Anthony Scott and their lawyer success Stewart. Mrs. Scott, I am so sorry for your loss. You have all our condolences. Please try and tell us when you first heard about this and what you ...
Lawyer: Teen accused of sex crimes is victim of movie-inspired conspiracy plot
PHOENIX (AP) -- Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of sexually assaulting several girls at his former high school say there is a "treasure trove" of evidence proving the girls lied about the abuse, but the lawyers want further access to Facebook ...
Suit May Prove Test Case for Question of Non-Lawyer Referral Fees
Can a law firm ever pay a referral fee to a non-lawyer? Clark Hill, with approximately 300 attorneys, could be a test case as it faces a civil lawsuit claiming it paid “kickbacks” to a consulting firm in return for a referral. Last month, government ...
How Thinking Like A Lawyer Made Me A Better Entrepreneur
The decision to go to law school was an easy one for me; it had been my dream since I was 12 years old. What I didn't plan for was how this dream would impact how I perceived the business world. Law school not only prepared me for the legal profession, ...
DMX's Lawyer Calls Robbery Story 'Absurd'
Murray Richman, X's lawyer, scoffed at the story, telling E! News, “Anyone who believes it makes no sense at all.” Richman explained that the 44-year-old recording artist had just wrapped up a “very successful” show leading up to the run-in. X “stopped ...
Aleynikov Lawyer Tells Jury Goldman Code Copying Is No Crime
Sergey Aleynikov, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. programmer facing a second trial for stealing the bank's trading code, contends that while copying the data may have violated bank policy, it wasn't a crime. Photographer: Jin Lee/Bloomberg ...
Lawyers Release "Bombshell" Video of Fatal Police-Involved Shooting of Lavall ...
Lawyers Release "Bombshell" Video of Fatal Police-Involved Shooting of Lavall ...
Rap mogul Suge Knight fires his lawyer in California robbery case
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight on Wednesday fired his attorney in a robbery case at a hearing in Los Angeles, and also complained to a judge about being taken to court in a wheelchair. The Death Row Records founder, 49, ...