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'Good luck Dustin & Amanda' gets Diamond's lawyer in big trouble
Dustin Diamond's trial began in Wisconsin on Wednesday and thanks to his lawyer, it's already off to a rocky start. Diamond's attorney, Thomas Alberti, was scolded by the judge for arriving to court with “Good luck to Dustin & Amanda” written on the ...
Lawyer charged with failing to pay nearly $800000 in income taxes
Chicago lawyer faces up to five years in prison and a $100,000 fine if convicted of income tax evasion. A Chicago attorney has been charged with failing to pay nearly $800,000 in federal income taxes over two decades, including for income he received ...
Chicago lawyer charged with tax evasion
Chicago lawyer charged with tax evasion. Posted: 05/28/2015, 01:26pm | Jon Seidel. AP file photo. A Chicago lawyer faces a tax evasion charge for not paying nearly $780,000 in federal income taxes over two decades, authorities said. Daniel P. Soso, 63, ...
Kenyan Lawyer Offers Obama 70 Sheep, 50 Cows, 30 Goats to Marry His 16 ...
Kenyan Lawyer Offers Obama 70 Sheep, 50 Cows, 30 Goats to Marry His 16 ...
DC lawyer's killer pleads guilty to second-degree murder
A D.C. woman admitted in court Thursday that she fatally stabbed and robbed a lawyer in an upscale hotel after answering an online ad he had posted seeking sex with a man. Jamyra Gallmon, 21, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the Feb. 9 killing ...
Dustin Diamond's lawyer reprimanded by judge for strange behavior during ...
Dustin Diamond's lawyer reprimanded by judge for strange behavior during ...
Homeless ex-con charged with slaying of Bronx shelter manager rips public ...
Homeless ex-con charged with slaying of Bronx shelter manager rips public ...
Lawyer for B.B. King's Manager Calls Murder Accusation 'Baseless'
A lawyer for longtime B.B. King manager LaVerne Toney is calling explosive allegations that she poisoned the late blues legend ”baseless and unfounded.” This official press statement comes days after two of King's daughters filed identical complaints ...
Suge Knight's lawyer: If victim won't talk, my client should walk
Suge Knight's lawyer: If victim won't talk, my client should walk. Attorney Matthew Fletcher, left, seen in court with client Marion “Suge” Knight in March 2015, says that if alleged victim Cle “Bone” Sloan does not identify Knight as his attacker ...
6 Small Business Lessons From a Pet Lawyer
A pet lawyer. Yes, you read that correctly. More specifically, Debra Hamilton is a pet mediator. While animal law has gained prominence in recent years as pet ownership has become more popular and involved (spending on pets was $55.7 billion last year, ...
Tampa lawyer sues over anonymous online review in case with First ...
Tampa lawyer sues over anonymous online review in case with First ...
Lawyer: Kayak Death Was Accident After Drinking, Not Murder
A woman accused of killing her fiance on the Hudson River by sabotaging his kayak is a victim of an accident that occurred on the chilly water after they had a couple of drinks, her lawyer said Friday. Angelika Graswald pleaded not guilty Friday to ...
Lawyer: Kayak death was accident after drinking, not murder
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) - A woman accused of killing her fiance on the Hudson River by sabotaging his kayak is a victim of an accident that occurred on the chilly water after they had a couple of drinks, her lawyer said Friday. Angelika Graswald pleaded not ...
Lawyer Arrested… Mid Trial
suit behind bars I'm not one of those people who think that lawyers are somehow smarter than the general population. There is nothing inherent in passing the bar that makes one better or more clever. However, going to law school should provide one with ...
Anonymous Grand Haven pro-cross plaintiffs fear 'threat': lawyer
Dewey Hill on May 29, 2015. Attorneys for a pro-cross group called Citizens of Grand Haven and for the city of Grand Haven argued at a court hearing that day in Ottawa County 20th Circuit Court. The anonymous group has sued the city seeking to force ...
Report: Kenyan lawyer offers Obama 150 farm animals to marry his daughter
Report: Kenyan lawyer offers Obama 150 farm animals to marry his daughter. Man promises 'a simple life' to Malia Obama if the U.S. president accepts dowry of cows, sheep and goats in exchange for the 16-year-old's hand in marriage. By Haaretz | May 29, ...
Kenyan Lawyer Offers Livestock to Wed Malia Obama
A Kenyan lawyer has offered President Barack Obama 50 cows and other assorted livestock in exchange for his 16-year old daughter Malia's hand in marriage, a report said Tuesday. Felix Kiprono said he was willing to pay 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats in ...
Suge Knight Gets New Lawyer, and Murder Trial Is Delayed
LOS ANGELES — In an unusual set of hearings on Friday, Marion Knight, the former chief executive of Death Row Records, who is known as Suge among associates in the music world, was granted a delay in his scheduled murder trial as he enlisted a new ...
Lawyer for BB King's estate says claims blues legend was poisoned are '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 ...
Local Lawyer Not Sold Yet On DUI App
There's pretty much an app for anything. One of the most recent though is supposed to help you out when you're pulled over for drinking behind the wheel. While developers say it's meant to protect your rights, no lawyers in South Dakota are on board ...
Ross Ulbricht's Lawyer Josh Dratel Talks After His Client Gets Unjust Life ...
Ross Ulbricht's Lawyer Josh Dratel Talks After His Client Gets Unjust Life ...
Lawyer hopes polygraph will lead to Bard rape case's dismissal
RED HOOK – The lawyer for a Bard College student accused of rape wants the case dismissed based on a polygraph test, even as the Dutchess County District Attorney's Office is looking for an indictment from a grand jury. The Dutchess County Sheriff's ...
Judge delays case after 'Suge' Knight hires Jackson lawyer
The lawyer said Knight is being denied visits with family and phone calls. "I don't think he's being treated humanely," Mesereau told the judge. Coen said that wasn't entirely true and that he had entered a sealed order about Knight's rights in jail at ...
Lawyer claims Shembo didn't mean to kill dog
The lawyer is just doing what he is paid to do. Also, you have to remember, the site you're posting on and the good ole' USA was founded by lawyers. Anyways, I can't keep defending brothas when they do absolutely senseless stuff like this. Who kills ...
Daron Wint's Lawyer: Police Have 'Blinders on' in DC Murder Investigation
Daron Wint's Lawyer: Police Have 'Blinders on' in DC Murder Investigation. More. The defense attorney expects to get his client's side of the story in their first meeting since he was arrested in connection with the quadruple homicide. 2:39 | 05/30/15 ...
Lawyer: DC Mansion Murder Suspect Daron Wint 'Doesn't Eat Pizza'
A lawyer who plans to meet with the suspect in the D.C. mansion murders in jail this weekend told ABC News he believes the police have "blinders on" when it comes to the 34-year-old accused of quadruple homicide and arson. “They believe, perhaps ...
Dave Peralta's lawyer files defamation suit against state prosecutors
St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta walking out of the Chalmette courthouse on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, after he learned he would remain out of jail while under indictment on charges of sexual battery and stalking. A judge rejected prosecutors' ...
NYU grad student suing NYPD for allegedly shooting German Shepherd: lawyer
BROOKLYN (PIX11) — The owner of an 85-pound German Shepherd is suing the NYPD after an allegedly officer shot her 8-year-old pup, her lawyer said in a release. The claim states that the NYPD unlawfully arrested Raven Garcia, 34, as they ransacked ...
Lawyer Says Judge Used Faulty Logic in Cleveland
CLEVELAND — While acknowledging that he cannot appeal an acquittal, an Ohio prosecutor says a judge made serious errors before finding a Cleveland police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed suspects, and he wants an appeals court to order ...
DC Mansion Murder Suspect Is Innocent Because He Hates Pizza, Lawyer Says
A lawyer visiting Daron Wint, the man charged in the murder of a wealthy Washington, D.C. family, says Wint couldn't have committed the quadruple homicide because he hates pizza. Robin Flicker, a lawyer who has represented suspect Wint in the past but ...
SD to pay lawyer $9K for guv candidate who sued state
Refreshingly, Welch, as a newly admitted lawyer, charged less than the prevailing rate in this community for an inexperienced lawyer," Piersol wrote. "As a result, there should be no penalty for inexperience as that was fully taken into account in the ...
Suge Knight Hires Michael Jackson's Former Lawyer
Suge Knight's day in court has been pushed back — again — after the rap mogul added Michael Jackson's former attorney to his defense team. A judge delayed the murder trial of the Death Row co-founder until July 7 in order to give his new lawyer ...
CPUC has tapped another defense lawyer
Even as a bill makes its way through the legislature reining in the California Public Utilities Commission for its hiring of criminal defense attorneys, lawmakers learned that the agency has done so more than once. The bill came in response to the ...
Tampa lawyer sues over anonymous online review
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa divorce and family law attorney is a central figure in a precedent-setting case now on appeal in the state of Washington. The Tampa Bay Times reports ( (link) 1d4eysT) that Deborah Thomson filed a defamation suit ...
Lawyer let ex-client live in rented building on the sly: suit
A lawyer sneaked a former divorce client into an illegal sweetheart lease in an Upper East Side building and never told the incoming landlord, according to a lawsuit. The Yashar Foundation says it wasn't told that 179 E. 94th St., a four-story building ...
Tampa Lawyer Sues Over Anonymous Online Review
TAMPA (AP) — A Tampa divorce and family law attorney is a central figure in a precedent-setting case now on appeal in the state of Washington. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Deborah Thomson filed a defamation suit against an anonymous reviewer on ...
SD to pay lawyer $9K for gov candidate who sued state
Refreshingly, Welch, as a newly admitted lawyer, charged less than the prevailing rate in this community for an inexperienced lawyer," Piersol wrote. "As a result, there should be no penalty for inexperience as that was fully taken into account in the ...
Lawyer ordered to pay $15000 in long-running lawsuit
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska judge has ordered a lawyer to pay $15,000 for filing frivolous motions in a long-running lawsuit dispute over a defunct insurance company's assets. The case that dates back to 1998 is far from over because that lawyer ...
Lawyer of accused Biddeford police officer breaks silence
BIDDEFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The lawyer of one of the former Biddeford police officers accused of sexually abusing a young man is speaking out. Gene Libby, who represents accused former Biddeford Police captain Norman Gaudette, said his ...