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Presidency Rejects Marikana Lawyer's Claims
President Jacob Zuma has dismissed as "false" comments by a lawyer linking the presidency to the retirement of the North West police commissioner. "The presidency rejects the false statements made by Marikana defence attorney, Andries Mkome... in ...
Erdoğan's lawyer withdraws complaint against 2 suspects in bugging case
Ali Özkaya, the lawyer representing Erdoğan, stated that they were withdrawing their complaint against Gölbaşı and Saydam, saying they do not believe the two are part of the group allegedly behind the bugging incident. Özkaya stated that they also do ...
Lawyer Hopes Filing Speeds Up Martese Johnson's Case
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (NEWSPLEX) -- Martese Johnson's lawyer, Daniel Watkins, says he hopes a recent filing will speed up Johnson's case in court. He filed a motion in Charlottesville General District Court to have charges stemming from Johnson's ...
Lawyer says allegations BB King was poisoned 'ridiculous'
"I believe my father was poisoned and that he was administered foreign substances," Patty King and Williams say in identically worded sections of affidavits provided to The Associated Press by their lawyer, Larissa Drohobyczer. "I believe my father was ...
Daughters say BB King poisoned; lawyer says claims ridiculous
"I believe my father was poisoned and that he was administered foreign substances," Patty King and Williams say in identically worded sections of affidavits provided to The Associated Press by their lawyer, Larissa Drohobyczer. "I believe my father was ...
'My love is real' Lawyer offers up SHEEP for marriage to President Obama's ...
'My love is real' Lawyer offers up SHEEP for marriage to President Obama's ...
Lancaster lawyer to be 1st Latina to head Pa. Bar Association
I'm in the world to create change and the methods that I've been using for the past 20-some-odd years are the tools I've gained from being a lawyer. How does the PBA help you? Being an attorney, at least my experience has been, is that while it's ...
Ohio lawyer has behind-the-scenes influence in conservative politics
Langdon is a critical behind-the-scenes player among the small army of lawyers working to keep secret the origins of millions of dollars coursing through the American political system. Thanks to his work, this suburb — home to Republican U.S. House ...
Lawyer: Claim BB King Was Poisoned 'Ridiculous'
LAS VEGAS—. Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there ...
Lawyer Wants Hillary to Mellow on Pot
That's because she's stopping by the home of John Morgan, a powerful trial lawyer who's one of the state's most influential Democratic donors. Morgan's sizable bank account and extraordinary candor have made him one of the Sunshine State's most ...
'Shut Up' Famed Tory Historian Tells Celebrity Human Rights Lawyer Mrs Clooney
Hollywood star George Clooney's wife, celebrity human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, 37, has been told to “shut up” by historian Dr David Starkey. The Daily Mail reports that Starkey believes judges and lawyers like Mrs Clooney have together created a ...
Officials: Corrupt Oakland County Lawyer Targeted Homeowners Facing ...
Officials: Corrupt Oakland County Lawyer Targeted Homeowners Facing ...
At some MN clinics, the doctor and lawyer will see you now
Nurse practitioner Annie Goldbaum, though, was able to call in a lawyer — a colleague in her clinic who she thought could help. Attorney Carrie Graf met with Campbell, got permission to see his records and found the county had mistakenly calculated ...
Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'
LAS VEGAS -- Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there ...
Kenyan Lawyer Wants to Buy Malia Obama for 50 Cows, 70 Sheep and 30 Goats
In the creepiest story today not involving the Duggar family, a Kenyan lawyer named Felix Kiprono has told The Nairobian newspaper that he plans to ask President Barack Obama for his 16-year-old daughter Malia Obama's hand in marriage when the ...
Meet the Suburban Ohio Lawyer Behind the Rights Dark Money Machine
Langdon is a critical behind-the-scenes player among the small army of lawyers working to keep secret the origins of millions of dollars coursing through the American political system. Thanks to his work, this unremarkable suburb is a home base for ...
Lawyer Says Sen. Cochran's Marriage Helps Blogger's Defense
Defense lawyer Kevin Camp said Thad Cochran's wedding Saturday, less than six months after the death of Rose Cochran, lends credence to Kelly's statements. "It actually now sort of comes out that there was something," Camp said. "I think it's good for ...
UK 'Flash Crash' Trader's Lawyer Says Bail Conditions 'Illegal'
A lawyer representing Navinder Singh Sarao, the U.K. trader arrested on charges of manipulating futures prices and contributing to the market “flash-crash” in 2010, said the £5 million ($7.7 million) bail set by U.K. judges was illegal because Mr ...
Securities lawyer sentenced to 1½ years for stock fraud
A New York lawyer who took private companies public through reverse mergers was sentenced to 1½ years in prison after admitting to orchestrating a stock manipulation scheme. Adam S. Gottbetter pleaded guilty in September to conspiracy to commit ...
Hotshot Kenyan Lawyer Offers Obama Lots Of Goats For Malia
A hotshot lawyer in Kenya's capital is prepared to offer President Barack Obama 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats for the hand of his 16-year-old daughter Malia. In an interview with The Nairobian, Felix Kaprono says he first “got interested in [Malia] in ...
Kenyan Lawyer Seeks Malia Obama's Hand for 50 Cows, 70 Sheep and 30 ...
Kenyan Lawyer Seeks Malia Obama's Hand for 50 Cows, 70 Sheep and 30 ...
Manalapan lawyer stole $2.6M for gambling
TRENTON – A Manalapan man who worked as an attorney for a home health care company in Ocean County stole more than $2.6 million from his employer to fuel a gambling addiction, he admitted in federal court today. Matthew S. Neugeboren, 39, pleaded ...
Missouri Supreme Court puts Kansas City lawyer Allison Bergman on probation
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday placed the law license of prominent Kansas City attorney Allison Bergman on two years of probation for violations of professional conduct while she represented Kansas City Terminal Railway. In disciplining Bergman ...
Fabrication! Leopoldo López's Lawyer Decries Audio Smear
We've listened to the audio file carefully and I have to certify, as a criminal lawyer, that it contains cut-off phrases and you can absolutely hear cuts where they've edited it. It's a conversation that has voices mounted on top of each other, so when ...
Lawyer explains Ray McDonald was going to take his TVs after argument
Ray McDonald was just mad and going to take his TVs after a non-physical argument with the mother of his child, his lawyer said Tuesday. McDonald was arrested on charges of misdemeanor domestic violence and child endangerment, released on $15,000 ...
Hotshot lawyer throws a Hamptons temper tantrum
Elliott Meisel caused a scene outside Hamptons restaurant Town Line BBQ. Photo: Town Line BBQ/Instagram / PatrickMcMullan.com. MORE FROM. Emily Smith. Emily Smith. Bruce Willis honors veterans on Memorial Day · Ousted radio host gets the last ...
Lawyer says Sen. Cochran's marriage helps blogger's defense
JACKSON -- U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's new marriage to his executive assistant could become part of a blogger's defense against charges related to photos taken of the Mississippi Republican's now-deceased first wife while she was incapacitated with ...
Orchard Lake lawyer accused of running mortgage scam
An Orchard Lake attorney has been arraigned on charges relating to allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from more than 100 people in a mortgage assistance scheme. Steven Ruza and his company Home Legal Group are accused of telling ...
Monsignor William Lynn Meeting With Defense Lawyer Over Bail Question
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Monsignor William Lynn, the high-ranking Roman Catholic official convicted in the priest sex abuse scandal, will be meeting with his defense lawyer today, to figure out whether to seek bail, again. It follows last month's court ...
EXCLUSIVE: BB King's kids may be making 'ridiculous' claims he was poisoned ...
EXCLUSIVE: BB King's kids may be making 'ridiculous' claims he was poisoned ...
Amy Schumer Takes on Bill Cosby in New Courtroom Sketch (VIDEO)
Amy Schumer did her best to "defend" disgraced comedian Bill Cosby during a sketch on her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer, on Tuesday. In a mock trial in the "Court of Public Opinion," Schumer played the nostalgia card as defense attorney to ...
Lawyer: Suburban Chicago man accused of trying to join Islamic fighters to ...
Lawyer: Suburban Chicago man accused of trying to join Islamic fighters to ...
Kenyan lawyer offers cows, goats, sheep to marry Malia Obama
Malia and Sasha Obama arrive prior to their father, President Barack Obama, at the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7 in Selma, Alabama. The Obamas were in Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, when voting rights marchers ...
You have a right to a lawyer — but can't assert it yet
Arizona, if you are brought into custody and you are questioned, you can respond by asking to have a lawyer present for any questioning. If you do that, the cases say, the questioning has to stop. The police can't even try to question you again until ...
BB King Estate Lawyer Calls Poisoning Allegations 'Baseless & Unfounded'
Their beliefs, however, aren't shared by King's estate lawyer Brent Bryson. According to Bryson, those claims are “baseless and unfounded and are unsupported in reality.” The attorney defended Toney in a press statement: “Unfortunately even musical ...
Lawyer's clients' disability payments suspended
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Attorneys say federal officials have sent notices that they intend to suspend payments for some clients of an eastern Kentucky disability lawyer, citing suspected fraud. Media report hundreds of people who were represented by ...
State Bar seeks to disbar Las Vegas defense lawyer
Defense lawyer Brian Bloomfield pleaded guilty Wednesday in Clark County District Court to several felony and gross misdemeanor charges in a courthouse counseling scheme. Bloomfield and other defendants were charged with providing phony certificates ...
Lawyer: Confinement of Chimps for Research Akin to Slavery
A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge Wednesday that their confinement for research purposes is akin to slavery, the involuntary detention of mentally ill people and imprisonment. Sheldon Dutes reports ...
This lawyer fought for FedEx drivers and strippers. Now she's standing up for ...
This lawyer fought for FedEx drivers and strippers. Now she's standing up for ...
Lawyer: Navy fails to prosecute all in sub video ring
Two sailors have pleaded guilty this week for secretly filming and sharing videos of female shipmates undressing over a period of 10 months aboard the submarine Wyoming. But one sailor's attorney contends that the Navy has so far failed to punish ...
Las Vegas lawyer Brian Bloomfield faces loss of license
Bloomfield's lawyer, William Terry, said Wednesday he is preparing a written response to Clark. “We certainly don't agree that disbarment is appropriate in this case,” Terry said. “Nothing that Mr. Bloomfield did benefited himself, and that's the big ...
Lawyer charged with witness tampering in hate crime case
Federal prosecutors said after Flaherty's client was arraigned on the state charge, the lawyer contacted the victim of the alleged assault, apologized on behalf of his client and urged him to tell state prosecutors that he no longer wished to cooperate ...
BB King's Lawyer Says Daughters' Poisoning Claims 'All About Money'
B.B. King's attorney has flatly dismissed claims by two of the bluesman's daughters that he was murdered, suggesting the women are motivated by money. “It's fiction. There's no truth behind that at all,” the attorney, Brent Bryson, told PEOPLE ...
Dustin Diamond's Stabbing Trial Begins with a Strange Misstep by His Lawyer
Dustin Diamond's trial for allegedly stabbing a man began Wednesday in Wisconsin but it was his lawyer who was under the microscope first – getting scolded by the judge for a bizarre incident in the parking lot. One of the cars in the lot had the words ...
Court blocks effort to collect fine against lawyer
State Superior Court handed its second smackdown Wednesday to lawyers seeking to collect a fine of nearly $1 million against Philadelphia-area insurance defense lawyer Nancy Raynor. In a one-paragraph ruling, the court barred Philadelphia lawyers ...
Hamptons lawyer who threw trantrum threatened Christmas trees
Elliott Meisel (inset)allegedly threatened to poison or mow down 15,000 trees he says were illegally planted on a controversial Christmas tree farm in Sagaponack owned by Marc Goldman. Photo: Shutterstock; PatrickMcMullan.com ...
Lawyer seeks personhood for two research chimps
Steven Wise, president of the Nonhuman Rights Project, second left, and Assistant Attorney General Christopher Coulston, second from right, appear in Manhattan State Supreme Court, in New York, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Lawyers for two chimpanzees ...
Lawyer: Tracy Morgan Happy Wal-Mart Crash Lawsuit Behind Him
Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan was very emotional after settling his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured. Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Morgan's lawyer, Benedict ...
Tracy Morgan's lawyer after Walmart settlement: Actor 'has a new lease on life'
A little less than one year since his tour vehicle was slammed into by a Walmart truck, comedian and former “30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan has settled a lawsuit against the retailer. Morgan's attorney, Benedict Morelli, spoke with TODAY Thursday about the ...
2 women plead guilty in DC lawyer's stabbing death
WASHINGTON - The two women charged in connection to the murder of a D.C. lawyer at an upscale hotel pleaded guilty in court Thursday, FOX 5's Paul Wagner reports. The victim's widow was in court, but left without comment. Police say Jamyra Gallmon ...