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Jameis Winston's Lawyer Calls Sex Assault Lawsuit A “Stunt”
Quarterback Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles looks on during the College Football Playoff Semifinal against the Oregon Ducks at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, ...
Why Every Lawyer Should Be Practicing Mindfulness (Part I)
Every lawyer should be practicing mindfulness. Aside from the obvious argument that lawyers should be practicing mindfulness because everyone else is doing it, I'll outline five different reasons for why lawyers in particular should be practicing ...
Lawyer raises pressure on Board of Teaching to comply with state law
Over the last four years, a Faegre Baker Daniels associate by the name of Rhyddid Watkins has unwittingly become the go-to attorney for teachers with successful track records elsewhere who are rebuffed by Minnesota's licensing apparatus. Watkins, whose ...
PART 2: Lawyer for Pakistani Scientist & Terror Suspect Aafia Siddiqui Asks if ...
PART 2: Lawyer for Pakistani Scientist & Terror Suspect Aafia Siddiqui Asks if ...
Lawyer Tells Washington Post Its Reporter Jailed in Iran Faces 4 Charges ...
Lawyer Tells Washington Post Its Reporter Jailed in Iran Faces 4 Charges ...
Lawyer: Washington Post Reporter in Iran Faces 4 Charges
A lawyer says a Washington Post reporter jailed in Iran faces four charges, including an espionage charge. Lawyer Leilah Ahsan, who represents reporter Jason Rezaian, told the Post on Monday that the correspondent also faces charges of "conducting ...
Lawyer Charged with Fraud in Snyder County
MIDDLEBURG — An update to an Action 16 investigative report concerning an attorney accused of forging a judge's name on a court settlement. Stephen Ellwood is charged with a single count of fraud, and pleaded not guilty Monday morning. The lawyer ...
Jason Rezaian, Washington Post Reporter Held in Iran, Faces 4 Charges ...
Jason Rezaian, Washington Post Reporter Held in Iran, Faces 4 Charges ...
Tulsa sheriff, lawyer for slain man's family disagree on whether 73-year-old ...
Tulsa sheriff, lawyer for slain man's family disagree on whether 73-year-old ...
A 'good day' for lawyer who fought against drug war
James Gierach sounded almost giddy when I telephoned him Monday to get his reaction to Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez's announcement that she would no longer prosecute misdemeanor marijuana cases and would refer non-violent felony ...
Bobby Brown's Lawyer: Bobbi Kristina Brown Has Opened Eyes
Bobby Brown's lawyer issued a statement Monday saying the singer's daughter has "opened her eyes" nearly three months after being found unresponsive in a bathtub in her Georgia home. Attorney Christopher Brown said he issued the statement to clarify ...
Scott Lawyer and Azeem Victor are filling some big holes at linebacker for UW ...
Scott Lawyer and Azeem Victor are filling some big holes at linebacker for UW ...
Steven Donziger, Chevron case lawyer, welcomed by colleges despite fraud ...
Steven Donziger, Chevron case lawyer, welcomed by colleges despite fraud ...
Lawyer: No Answer on Why Man Who Died in Custody Was Stopped
The lawyer for the family of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he sustained during an arrest in Baltimore, said he believes the police had no reason to stop the man in the first place. Gray, 25, was arrested on April 12 after police ...
Prognosis unclear for daughter of late singer Whitney Houston: lawyer
(Reuters) - Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston who was hospitalized in January after being found unresponsive in her bathtub, is expected to live a long life but her prognosis remains unclear, an attorney for her ...
Lawyer: No answer on why Baltimore man who died in custody was stopped
BALTIMORE • The lawyer for the family of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he sustained during an arrest in Baltimore, said he believes the police had no reason to stop the man in the first place. Gray, 25, was arrested on April 12 ...
Lawyer defending Utah equality ban warns: Gays will cause 900000 abortions if ...
Lawyer defending Utah equality ban warns: Gays will cause 900000 abortions if ...
Pat Bombard gets assigned lawyer on charges he stole from Skaneateles ...
Pat Bombard gets assigned lawyer on charges he stole from Skaneateles ...
Lawyer Of Freddie Gray's Family On The Verge Of Asking For Federal Investigation
Gray family attorney Billy Murphy says he is on the verge of calling for a Justice Department investigation into this case. (WBAL TV). Billy Murphy, the local attorney who is representing the family of Freddie Gray says he is on the verge of calling ...
Lawyer: Unclear why Md. man who died in custody was stopped
BALTIMORE — The lawyer for the family of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries during an arrest in Baltimore, said he believes the police had no reason to stop the man in the first place. Gray, 25, was arrested on April 12 after police ...
Lawyer found guilty of conspiracy in N.J. railroad bribery scheme
Ernest Dubose, 34, a New York lawyer who formerly lived in Boston, Mass., was found guilty late Monday by a Morris County jury of conspiracy, official misconduct, bribery in official and political matters, attempted theft by deception and false ...
Lawyer: Heather Capital Founder 'Acted Fully in Good Faith'
A lawyer for Gregory King, founder of the $600 million hedge fund Heather Capital, says Mr. King “acted fully in good faith” during his involvement with the fund, whose collapse during the credit crisis cost investors every cent. Police in Scotland ...
Conservative Lawyer Gene Schaerr Argues That Marriage Equality Will Lead To ...
Conservative Lawyer Gene Schaerr Argues That Marriage Equality Will Lead To ...
Fired L'Oreal Lawyer Says Company Patent Push Was Only Cosmetic
A lawyer formerly in charge of applying for patents in cosmetics company L'Oreal SA's U.S. office claims he was fired in December for refusing to make filings for dubious inventions just so the company could fill an annual quota. Steven Trzaska said in ...
Boies, Schiller & Flexner Hires Veteran Corporate Lawyer
Boies, Schiller & Flexner said on Tuesday that it has hired veteran corporate attorney Dev R. Sen as a partner in its New York office. Sen has advised AIG Investments, the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corp, and Noble Environmental Power ...
Lawyer: First Amendment protects teen accused of trying to join terrorists
Khan is next expected in court May 7, when his lawyers could argue with prosecutors over his release. In a brief appearance Tuesday, Tharp gave prosecutors until early June to respond to Durkin's other arguments — including the request to throw out ...
Lawyer asks rebidding of four upstate casino sites
A law firm that represented one of the failed casino license applicants has written to state Gaming Commission Chairman Mark Gearan urging him to reopen the bidding process for four upstate casinos. Michelle Merola contends in a 12-page letter that ...
EXCLUSIVE: Political spending by state's trial lawyers jumps 27% in 2014 over ...
EXCLUSIVE: Political spending by state's trial lawyers jumps 27% in 2014 over ...
Henry Hart III, 65, lawyer
Henry Hart III, 65, of West Mount Airy, a lawyer, father, and public servant, died Saturday, April 18, at his home after a three-year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. "I am heartbroken, especially as I watch my kids grieve for their Dad ...
L'Oreal Lawyer Claims He Was Fired Over Patent
A lawyer formerly in charge of applying for patents in cosmetics company L'Oreal SA's U.S. office claims he was fired in December for refusing to make filings for dubious inventions just so the company could fill an annual quota. Steven Trzaska said in ...
Police sergeant removed from detective bureau for supporting defense theory ...
Police sergeant removed from detective bureau for supporting defense theory ...
Protecting charitable assets of Metro Health part of state review, lawyer says
WYOMING, MI – Protecting Metro Health's estimated $50 million in charitable assets is one of the reasons Michigan's attorney general is reviewing the proposed sale involving the hospital, a local attorney says. The public will be given a chance to ...
Lawyer says alleged Hingham 'upskirting' may not have been illegal
Lawyer Anthony Ellison made the comments Tuesday after his client, Terrelle A. Skerrette, 28, was arraigned on charges of photographing someone's sexual or intimate body parts without consent, accosting or annoying someone of the opposite sex and ...
This Chinese feminist wants to be the country's first openly gay lawyer, and ...
This Chinese feminist wants to be the country's first openly gay lawyer, and ...
Lawyer in teen suicide case wants Bristol DA's office removed
The lawyer for a Plainville teen accused of coaxing a friend into killing himself last summer will argue in court tomorrow that the Bristol District Attorney's Office should hand the case to another county's district attorney — contending that Bristol ...
True Or False: We Need The Bar Exam To Ensure Lawyer Competence
That is exactly what Erica Moeser, president of the National Conference of Bar Examiners told New York Times writer Elizabeth Olson for her March 19 article “Bar Exam, the Standard to Become a Lawyer, Comes Under Fire.” Moeser declared that the bar ...
Hinckley's lawyer argues he's 'clinically ready' to leave mental hospital
John Hinckley Jr. has been in “full and stable remission” for more than two decades, his lawyer Barry Levine argued. Prosecutor Colleen Kennedy argued to the contrary, saying more restrictions and conditions are needed to keep both Hinckley and others ...
Azerbaijan: Human Rights Lawyer Convicted
(Berlin) – A court in Azerbaijan on April 22, 2015, sentenced Intigam Aliyev, Azerbaijan's leading human rights lawyer, to seven years and six months in prison on bogus charges, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should immediately release ...
Former Goldman Programmer Didn't Break Law, His Lawyer Tells Jurors
Sergey Aleynikov, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. programmer, may have done something wrong when he took bits of the investment bank's high frequency trading code but he didn't break the law, his lawyer told jurors Wednesday. While Mr. Aleynikov ...
US bailout of AIG in 2008 was 'punitive,' ex-CEO's lawyer says
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government was "punitive" in its bailout of American International Group Inc in 2008, a lawyer for the company's former chief executive argued during closing arguments of a trial that may impact how much flexibility ...
U.S bailout of AIG in 2008 was 'punitive,' ex-CEO's lawyer says
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government was "punitive" in its bailout of American International Group Inc in 2008, a lawyer for the company's former chief executive argued during closing arguments of a trial that may impact how much flexibility ...
Inmate to stand trial next week for lawyer assault
Jabot has been charged with second-degree assault for punching and knocking unconscious lawyer Garfield Raymond in Washington County Jail last April 29. Raymond was representing Jabot in a parole violation case, and Jabot became upset when ...
Lawyer Dates Daughter's Roommate, Gets Disbarred
It is about the unrequited love of a young co-ed — the Indiana Supreme Court opinion is silent on whether or not she possessed 9/10 pants and/or a very big bra — but instead of a lovesick hip-hop artist, we have a 40-something lawyer jilted by his ...
FBI catches former Coralville lawyer on the run since 2010
The FBI said two years ago — when it went public with information about Bjorklund to ask for the public's help in finding him — that the former lawyer hadn't been seen at his last known address in Coralville since his indictment, and was likely in ...
First Draft | Hillary Clinton's Lawyer Says No Need for Private Interview in ...
First Draft | Hillary Clinton's Lawyer Says No Need for Private Interview in ...
Menendez Lawyer Could Seek Venue Change for Corruption Trial
A lawyer representing indicted Sen. Robert Menendez told a judge Wednesday he is considering filing a motion to have the upcoming corruption trial moved out of New Jersey and possibly to Florida, where the investigation into Menendez's relationship ...
When The SEC Pays Your Lawyer For Informing On You, Is That A Good Thing?
Some lawyers, as well as the influential New York County Lawyers' Association, think not. By paying the very people whose job it is to make sure a company is complying with the law for information about whether they're breaking it, the government is ...
Lawyer for former Cuyahoga County, Cleveland schools official, disputes ...
Lawyer for former Cuyahoga County, Cleveland schools official, disputes ...
Baltimore police did not need 'probable cause' to arrest Freddie Gray: lawyer
A lawyer for the Baltimore police union Wednesday defended the arrest of a black man who died of a severed spinal cord, an injury suffered while in police custody. Freddie Gray, 25, suffered the catastrophic injury under mysterious circumstances ...
Sanchez requests new lawyer
Calls to his lawyers after hours went unanswered. Sanchez is currently being represented by two court-appointed attorneys, which is customary in a large-scale case. Tom Bartleson of the State Public Defender's Office was appointed lead attorney earlier ...