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Clinton subpoena claim undercut by lawyer's reply
Your lawyer was on notice months before that, that this committee of Congress wanted your work-related emails," the South Carolina Republican told CNN Wednesday. Gowdy requested Clinton's emails last December, but did not subpoena Clinton until this ...
Former social services lawyer sues over firing
Kelly Wiley said in her lawsuit she worked for nine years as a lawyer representing the Cabinet for Health and Family Services before she was terminated a year ago amid a dispute with cabinet officials over her concerns about high turnover of social ...
Lawyer: Owner had right to kill dog after attack
DAVISON, Mich. — Christopher Scott's attempt at euthanizing his dog with a crossbow arrow after it killed his smaller pug was not criminal but reasonable, and he had just cause to destroy the dog. That's what his lawyer is arguing in a motion to ...
Activist's fight to become first undocumented immigrant lawyer on hold
Cesar Vargas' fight to become the first undocumented immigrant lawyer in New York state is on hold after an Iowa judge chose to keep him on probation for disrupting a summit of Republican presidential hopefuls. But the Mexican-born activist said he won ...
Police: Lawyer arrested in what appears to be road rage incident
A lawyer from a prominent Atlanta law firm was arrested following an incident in which another woman accused her of hitting her car with coffee mug at a Buckhead intersection. Greenberg Traurig litigator Victoria Davis Lockard, 42, was arrested July 1 ...
A lawyer inspects the legality of DeAndre Jordan breaking his Mavs agreement
Let's analyze the legal scenarios surrounding DeAndre Jordan potentially breaking his Mavericks verbal agreement and how it relates to the CBA.  Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook Pin Pinterest 13 Comments. Editor's Note: This is ...
'Sherlock' lawyer uses magnifying glass in court to 'prove' case
Susan Branche with lawyer Laurence Greenberg, who Wednesday used a magnifying glass in court to claim his client's ex, Douglas Holloway, used Wite-Out to forge financial documents. Photo: John M. Mantel ...
Michigan cancer doctor isn't first oncologist to mistreat patients, lawyer ...
Michigan cancer doctor isn't first oncologist to mistreat patients, lawyer ...
Appeals court says lawyer for California engaged in 'egregious misconduct ...
Appeals court says lawyer for California engaged in 'egregious misconduct ...
Lawyers and the Ick Factor - The New Yorker
The lawyer was successful. Upholding the verdict in 2013, the Indiana Court of Appeals found “sufficient evidence to show that State Farm did not act in good faith.” The court went on, “The jury's damage award does not punish State Farm; rather, it ...
Lawyer for taxi drivers blasts Slay over UberX
An attorney representing the Independent Taxi Drivers Association is accusing Mayor Francis Slay of not considering the effect that allowing UberX to operate here would have on the livelihoods of licensed cab drivers. Drew Baebler laid out his concerns ...
Lawyer for Tsimhonis Children Speaks Out Against Ludicrous Jailing of Kids
A guardian ad litem (known in some states, including New York, as Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA for short) is a lawyer or other representative appointed to represent the child's best interests. It is surprising that the guardian would ...
Lawyer in Cosby case draws attention to unusual sex disorder
The term came up Wednesday in a motion filed by a lawyer for Andrea Constand, the first woman to accuse the actor-comedian of sexual assault, seeking to force disclosure of more records in her previously settled case. Cosby acknowledged in a 2005 ...
Cosby might have rare sexual disorder: accuser's lawyer
The latest in the Bill Cosby case has drawn attention to an unusual condition. A lawyer for one of the women who accused the comedian of sex assault raised the possibility that he might have the little-known condition called somnophilia. What exactly ...
Vegas lawyer wants Google to ID people he says defame him
LAS VEGAS — A Las Vegas attorney known for frequent television ads wants a Nevada judge to order the Internet search engine Google to turn over the names of people who he says have defamed him with anonymous comments deriding him and his ...
Lawyer: Uber Drivers Don't Want to Be Employees
SAN FRANCISCO — Uber Technologies Inc.'s new trial team moved aggressively on Thursday to shut down a high-stakes case over the company's designation of drivers as independent contractors. Lawyers for Uber, led by Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner ...
Council candidate, lawyer Jim Roberts censured for misconduct - The Tennessean
A Metro Council candidate who practices law in Nashville recently received a public censure from the Tennessee Supreme Court's Board of Professional Responsibility for legal arguments he made criticizing a judge. Jim Roberts, a candidate in the Bell ...
Suge Knight's Lawyer Says New Video Will Show That He Was Ambushed - The ...
Suge Knight's Lawyer Says New Video Will Show That He Was Ambushed - The ...
Can An Ex-Lawyer Help Law Firms Hire Better? - Forbes
Law firm hiring is—arguably—up, and research from NALP predicts that this year's group of summer associates will be the largest since 2009 (final summer 2015 figures are not yet available). The time could be right for those who hire and manage ...
Chinese Authorities Appear to Detain 4 Human Rights Lawyers - The New York ...
Chinese Authorities Appear to Detain 4 Human Rights Lawyers - The New York ...
Lawyer kidnapped hours after release of Chinese journalist - US News
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese lawyer was forcibly taken away Friday just hours after his client, a Chinese journalist working for a German weekly, was released from nine months in detention, his associate said. Zhou Shifeng was taken by three unidentified ...
Lawyer Kidnapped Hours After Release of Chinese Journalist - ABC News
A Chinese lawyer was forcibly taken away Friday just hours after his client, a Chinese journalist working for a German weekly, was released from nine months in detention, his associate said. Zhou Shifeng was taken by three unidentified men from a hotel ...
Beijing Rights Lawyer 'Missing,' Believed Detained: Lawyer
Prominent rights attorney Wang Yu is missing from her Beijing home, presumedly detained by China's state security police, rights activists and lawyers said. Wang, who has defended high profile activists, including jailed Uyghur dissident Ilham Tohti ...
No lawyer will take up case against Rwanda's Kagame - Humanosphere
The fact that no Rwandan lawyer will take up the case gives credence to some of Kagame's sharpest critics, including the opposition Green Party. Numerous reports over the past few years juxtapose the human rights abuses under Kagame's purview while he ...
Utah woman pleads guilty to posing as lawyer | The Salt Lake Tribune
A South Jordan woman accused of posing as a lawyer — and who even negotiated a plea deal for one client — pleaded guilty Friday to four of 12 felonies with which she was charged. Karla Carbo, 30, pleaded guilty in 3rd District Court to second-degree ...
Kourtney Kardashian & Scott Disick Split: She's Already Consulting Lawyers
Breaking up with someone you've been with for NINE years and share three kids with is tough, but Kourtney Kardashian is still making sure to look out for herself! The reality star has even consulted lawyers already to help handle the details of her ...
Lawyer: Glock Used Power to Get Him Wrongfully Imprisoned - ABC News
A former lawyer for gun manufacturer Glock says in a federal lawsuit filed this week that a vindictive campaign by the company led to unfounded criminal charges against him that caused his wrongful imprisonment. Glock Inc., the Georgia-based subsidiary ...
Lawyer: Glock used power to get him wrongfully imprisoned :: WRAL.com
Lawyer: Glock used power to get him wrongfully imprisoned. Posted 4:45 p.m. yesterday. Updated 4:47 p.m. yesterday. By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press. ATLANTA — A former lawyer for gun manufacturer Glock says in a federal lawsuit filed this week ...
Univision Hires Bush Lawyer to Defend Donald Trump Lawsuit - The Hollywood ...
Univision Hires Bush Lawyer to Defend Donald Trump Lawsuit - The Hollywood ...
Cobb DA 'disrespected' family of man police shot, lawyer says | www.ajc.com
The parents of Nicholas Thomas, fatally shot in March by a Smyrna police officer, felt “disrespected and discouraged” by the process that culminated Thursday with a grand jury's recommendation not to prosecute the veteran sergeant, the family's lawyer ...
Utah woman accused of posing as lawyer takes plea deal and set to receive 90 ...
Utah woman accused of posing as lawyer takes plea deal and set to receive 90 ...
Derby man dumps lawyer - New Haven Register
NEW HAVEN >> A Derby man, charged by federal officials with possession and distribution of anabolic steroids, oxycodone and cocaine, and illegal possession of firearms, has discharged his public defender, Walter C. Bansley, III, as of Monday, citing ...
Joyce Mitchell: Husband Has No Plans to Divorce Her, Says Lawyer : People.com
Husband of Jailed Prison Worker Joyce Mitchell Has No Plans to Divorce Her, Says Lawyer. 0SHARES. Reprint. 36 Comments subscribe now. Joyce Mitchell: Husband Has No Plans to Divorce Her, Says Lawyer. Joyce Mitchell (top), Richard Matt (bottom left) ...
Severance deals for top Dallas ISD administrators to go through lawyer ...
Severance deals for top Dallas ISD administrators to go through lawyer ...
Lawyer retires to run 40-acre farm in St. Joseph
His previous profession was as a lawyer. But after being encouraged to raise sheep by a member of his church, Degiovanni found a new passion. He soon retired from law to focus on farming full time. “Both careers have served him well,” said his wife ...
Judge Christopher Easthope should not have been presiding over lawyer ...
Judge Christopher Easthope should not have been presiding over lawyer ...
Former Glock Gun Lawyer Blames His Wrongful Imprisoned on Glock INC. - WCTV
A former lawyer for gun manufacturer Glock says a vindictive campaign by the company led to unfounded criminal charges against him that caused his wrongful imprisonment. Paul Jannuzzo said in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in Atlanta that ...
Human rights lawyers, staffers detained in widespread crackdown across China ...
Human rights lawyers, staffers detained in widespread crackdown across China ...
Lawyer wants charges dismissed against Massachusetts mom who lived in ...
Lawyer wants charges dismissed against Massachusetts mom who lived in ...
Lawyer Wants Charges Dismissed Against Mom With Dead Babies - ABC News
A lawyer is seeking to have charges dismissed against a mother who lived in a filthy home where the skeletal remains of three babies were found. A judge approved Keith Halpern's request Friday in Worcester Superior Court allowing him to file motions to ...
UK courts need to be educated about Islam, says Birmingham Six lawyer | Law ...
UK courts need to be educated about Islam, says Birmingham Six lawyer | Law ...
Lawyer retires to run 40-acre farm in St. Joseph - La Crosse Tribune
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Egyptian lawyers protest colleague's shooting at courthouse - StarTribune.com
The shooting comes after a police officer beat a lawyer last month in another court, sparking a one-day lawyer's strike and prompting a rare apology from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi. In a separate incident, two police officers face charges ...
Egyptian lawyers protest colleague's shooting at courthouse - Yahoo News
A security official says that the accused officer shot the lawyer in the chest after mistaking him for a fleeing suspect Saturday. The official says the shooting came after lawyer, Mohamed el-Gaml, was seen arguing with prosecutors and police officers ...
Lawyer's husband seeks appeal for manslaughter conviction, names another ...
Lawyer's husband seeks appeal for manslaughter conviction, names another ...
Ask the Lawyer: 'Open' marriage as defense vs. adultery charge - Military Times
Ask the Lawyer: 'Open' marriage as defense vs. adultery charge. Mathew B. Tully , Special to Military Times 12:06 a.m. EDT July 13, 2015. Ask the Lawyer (Photo: Thinkstock/Staff). 5 CONNECT 13 TWEET 1 LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Q. My wife and ...
China Arrests Scores of Human-Rights Lawyers and Activists - Time
Chinese law-enforcement officials detained more than a hundred lawyers and political activists over the weekend in what appears to be a state crackdown on amplifying public dissent in the country. State media outlets have framed the mass arrests as an ...
Lawyer for Harper Lee Describes Discovery of 'Watchman' Manuscript - WSJ
A lawyer for author Harper Lee described on the editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal how she came to discover the manuscript for Ms. Lee's upcoming novel “Go Set a Watchman,” seeking to address controversy over the events leading up to the highly ...
Detained Lawyer Shireen al-'Eesawy Faced Harsh Conditions In Solitary ...
Detained Lawyer Shireen al-'Eesawy Faced Harsh Conditions In Solitary ...
How support for a Chinese rights lawyer could have led to crackdown - Business ...
How support for a Chinese rights lawyer could have led to crackdown - Business ...