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How support for a Chinese rights lawyer could have led to crackdown | Reuters
Wang Yu, the lawyer of human right activist Cao Shunli, talks on the phone in front of a hospital building where Cao is hospitalized at its intensive care unit in Beijing in this March 1, 2014 file photo, after she was not allowed to see Cao. Reuters ...
How support for a Chinese rights lawyer could have led to crackdown
In doing so, Wang became the focus of an unprecedented crackdown on human rights lawyers in China. Although the government has not disclosed the reason for the crackdown, lawyers say the widespread support for Wang in the rights community ...
DRPA to get new top lawyer, inspector general - Philly.com
The Delaware River Port Authority will name Delaware County lawyer Raymond J. Santarelli its new general counsel and ex-FBI agent David Gentile as its new inspector general. The DRPA board is scheduled to make the appointments Wednesday, ...
Lawyer Arrested With A Whole Lot Of Cocaine Hidden In A Very Uncomfortable ...
Lawyer Arrested With A Whole Lot Of Cocaine Hidden In A Very Uncomfortable ...
Paid $650K in bonuses, 2 lawyers formed new firm and 'wiped out' senior lawyer ...
Paid $650K in bonuses, 2 lawyers formed new firm and 'wiped out' senior lawyer ...
Q&A: Chinese Lawyer Speaks Out on Arrests - VOA
Ge Yongxi is a 41-year-old lawyer with Guangdong An Guo Law Firm. Graduated from Anhui University, he has been practicing law and defending Christian pastors and anti-corruption activists for years. Ge went on a hunger strike late last year in protest ...
Shocker: Harper Lee's Lawyer Has Found Another Unfinished Work :: Books ...
Shocker: Harper Lee's Lawyer Has Found Another Unfinished Work :: Books ...
Harper Lee's lawyer recalls discovery of 'Watchman,' hints at third book
Calling herself Lee's “estate trustee, lawyer and friend,” Carter also disputed recent reports that she had learned of “Watchman” a few years earlier, during a review of some of Lee's papers that included a Sotheby's appraiser and then-Lee attorney ...
Longtime lawyer 'C.C.' Pryor honored during funeral - Montgomery Advertiser
Longtime lawyer 'C.C.' Pryor honored during funeral. Drew Taylor, Montgomery Advertiser 8 p.m. CDT July 13, 2015. Rev. Kathy McFadden gives the eulogy during the funeral service of C.C. Pryor at Old Ship AME Zion Church in Montgomery, Ala. on Monday ...
Lawyer: Cold Spring council shouldn't have to testify
The attorney representing the city of Cold Spring in a lawsuit filed by former police chief candidate Eric Johnson is asking a judge to prohibit any City Council members from being called as witnesses at trial. Johnson sued the city, claiming the city ...
Core lawyer function not special knowledge, but managing hard problems ...
Core lawyer function not special knowledge, but managing hard problems ...
Disbarred Lawyer Charged in Kidnapping Police Called Hoax - ABC News
The case of a California woman who said she was kidnapped for ransom only to have police call it a hoax took another bizarre twist Monday when federal prosecutors announced they charged a disbarred Harvard-trained lawyer with her abduction. Matthew ...
Disbarred lawyer charged in kidnapping police called hoax - Hawaii News Now ...
Disbarred lawyer charged in kidnapping police called hoax - Hawaii News Now ...
Editorial: Beware what your lawyer says on Facebook - Des Moines Register
That's exactly what happened last week when one of Iowa's most gifted trial lawyers, Roxanne Conlin of Des Moines, was accused of polluting Polk County's pool of potential jurors by writing about a case on Facebook just before it was scheduled to go to ...
Disbarred lawyer charged in California kidnapping that cops called hoax | Fox ...
Disbarred lawyer charged in California kidnapping that cops called hoax | Fox ...
Dalvin Cook's lawyer: assumption of guilt is 'just not right ...
Dalvin Cook's lawyer: assumption of guilt is 'just not right ...
Becoming a doctor or lawyer is still worth it - Quartz
A degree is an asset that should increase your lifetime earnings. But like most high yield-assets, there are no guarantees. If you take on a student loan, your degree becomes a leveraged, more risky asset. And graduate school may be the riskiest bet of ...
Lawyer: Cops Coerced Aaron Hernandez Associate Into Talking - ABC News
An attorney for an associate of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez says his client was pressured into talking to police investigating the death of Odin Lloyd. The Herald News ( (link) 1K5E4Kb ) reports that attorneys presented final arguments ...
Hastert lawyer calls leaks to media '800-pound gorilla' in courtroom - Chicago ...
Hastert lawyer calls leaks to media '800-pound gorilla' in courtroom - Chicago ...
Lawyer Tries to Remove Stay in Lawsuit Against 50 Cent - ABC News
A woman who won a $5 million judgment against 50 Cent is asking that her invasion-of-privacy case be allowed to go forward despite a bankruptcy filing by the rapper. The lawyer for Lastonia Leviston filed a motion asking a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in ...
'We Are Entering a Cultural Civil War': Lawyer's Warning About 'Assault ...
'We Are Entering a Cultural Civil War': Lawyer's Warning About 'Assault ...
Lawyer admits to grand larceny in landlord-tenant dispute - NY Daily News
A prominent Manhattan attorney has landed on the wrong side of the law. Arthur Schwartz, accompanied by his lawyer, surrendered Tuesday morning at the Sixth Precinct in Manhattan — the latest twist in a bitter dispute between a landlord and a 93-year ...
Nixon names KC lawyer to police board | The Kansas City Star The Kansas City ...
Nixon names KC lawyer to police board | The Kansas City Star The Kansas City ...
Austin Nichols hires lawyer, seeks release from Memphis Tigers to attend any ...
Austin Nichols hires lawyer, seeks release from Memphis Tigers to attend any ...
China Detains 100 Lawyers, Activists - Voice of America - VOA
On the morning of July 9, lawyer Wang Yu was taken from her home by police. Her whereabouts remain unknown. Ms. Yu was China's first female human rights lawyer. She won international recognition in recent years for defending economist Ilham Tothi, ...
Lawyer speaks after Adams terror suspect appears in court - NEWS10 ABC
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) – The attorney for the Adams man accused of devising a terror plot spoke to the press following his detention hearing. Alexander Ciccolo was arrested by federal authorities for allegedly planning a terror attack. According ...
Drones, cameras seized in bizarre kidnapping tied to Harvard-educated ex-lawyer
A former attorney arrested in the mysterious kidnapping of a Vallejo woman was a decorated U.S. Marine who once ran Harvard Law School's immigration program. A few years before Matthew Muller became the focus of an FBI investigation into the ...
County hires lawyer for Dave Roberts' ex-staffer | SanDiegoUnionTribune.com
Supervisor Dave Roberts aide Harold Meza, right, and attorney Dan Gilleon on June 10 announced a lawsuit against two former Roberts staffers, claiming they spread salacious rumors. — John Gibbins ...
China's nationwide crackdown on human rights lawyers has netted 159 people ...
China's nationwide crackdown on human rights lawyers has netted 159 people ...
Lawyer in cuffs after removing cameras from elderly woman's building | New ...
Lawyer in cuffs after removing cameras from elderly woman's building | New ...
DJI brings on leading drone lawyer Brendan Schulman - The Washington Post
DJI, the world's largest drone company, has hired lawyer Brendan Schulman as its vice president of policy and legal affairs. Like many players in the emerging drone industry, DJI is undergoing rapid growth, but regulations and negative public opinions ...
Lawyer denies bribery claim over £1bn Irish property sale | UK news | The ...
Lawyer denies bribery claim over £1bn Irish property sale | UK news | The ...
Lawyer for Singers: 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Fight Not Over - ABC News
A lawyer for Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and rapper T.I. says the musicians will appeal a verdict and ruling that found they improperly copied Marvin Gaye's music for their hit "Blurred Lines." Attorney Howard King wrote in a statement released ...
Vienna lawyer, volunteer Charles Sloan dies at 76 - INSIDENOVA.COM: Fairfax
Charles Sloan, who practiced law in Vienna for nearly half a century, died July 7 at age 76. App promo 300x250. Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:00 pm. Vienna lawyer, volunteer Charles Sloan dies at 76 by BRIAN TROMPETER, Staff Writer Northern ...
Arkansas state treasurer, aide hire new lawyer in defamation suit | Local ...
Arkansas state treasurer, aide hire new lawyer in defamation suit | Local ...
Lawyer Insults Clients Manhood, Challenges Him to a Duel : People.com
Granted, we didn't go to law school, but this seems like an unorthodox way of dealing with a client. Crystal Lake, Illinois, attorney Donald Franz was involved in a dispute with his client Mike Rutowski over $400. Franz billed Rutowski for that amount ...
Sullivan & Cromwell's H. Rodgin Cohen: On The Lawyer's Role with Banks | Big ...
Sullivan & Cromwell's H. Rodgin Cohen: On The Lawyer's Role with Banks | Big ...
Lawyer's wife says 'drunk' Matthew Libous hit on her
Lawyer's wife says 'drunk' Matthew Libous hit on her. JONATHAN BANDLER 2:53 p.m. EDT July 15, 2015. Matthew Libous, son of state Sen. Thomas Libous, shown Jan. 26, after he was convicted of tax fraud. (Photo: Jonathan Bandler / The Journal News ...
Lawyer can't be penalized for screwing up Super 88 settlement talks, court ...
Lawyer can't be penalized for screwing up Super 88 settlement talks, court ...
Live From The Summit: Former NSA Lawyer On Privacy | Big Law Business
Live From The Summit: Former NSA Lawyer On Privacy. 5 hours ago. Big Law Business is holding its inaugural Summit at the Apella in New York City. Below are excerpts from the 3:20 p.m. interview between Rajesh De, former general counsel of the NSA ...
Lawyer tossed in case tied to Schenectady fatal fire - Times Union
ALBANY — A Montgomery County man charged with lying to a federal grand jury about his whereabouts on the night of a deadly Schenectady fire will have a new attorney, a judge said Wednesday. Edward Leon, 42, of St. Johnsville, complained to ...
'Bonfire' lawyer not enthusiastic with opera changes | Page Six
Edward Hayes isn't thrilled with the news that Tommy Killian, the lawyer character he inspired in the novel “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” will be a black woman named Tamara Kilgore in the opera version of Tom Wolfe's epic. “I'll be playing Othello as ...
Ex-judge gets 2 years in bribery case, lawyer gets 1 year - ABA Journal
A former Texas judge and a lawyer who appeared before him were sentenced Wednesday to prison time for their respective roles in a judicial bribery scheme involving Bexar County cases. Former 144th District judge Angus Kelly McGinty got a two-year ...
Ex-lawyer who bribed Bexar judge sentenced to a year in prison while former ...
Ex-lawyer who bribed Bexar judge sentenced to a year in prison while former ...
Matthew Muller, Vallejo Kidnap Suspect, 'Bipolar' and 'Extremely' Smart ...
Matthew Muller, Vallejo Kidnap Suspect, 'Bipolar' and 'Extremely' Smart ...
Prosecutors Respond To Lawyer's Call For Plum Teacher To Not Be Prosecuted ...
Prosecutors Respond To Lawyer's Call For Plum Teacher To Not Be Prosecuted ...
The American Lawyer Names 2015 Global Legal Award Winners
The American Lawyer on Wednesday announced the results of its third annual Global Legal Awards contest. The winners and honorees, named below, will be recognized at the Global Legal Awards dinner on Sept. 28, 2015, at Gotham Hall in New York City, ...
Horndog CEO might have to pay $300M for 'midget lawyer' barbs | New York Post
The Wall Street CEO who has to pay $18 million to his former intern for pressuring her into sex could be on the hook for another $300 million to her attorneys for defaming them on his blog as “midget lawyers” and “extortionists.” Attorneys David Ratner ...
Atlanta lawyer sues popular restaurant claiming discrimination - CBS46 News
Abdel-Aleem is a prominent metro Atlanta lawyer, suing the owners of the restaurant, the Hillstone Restaurant Group. He says he and three corporate executives were ousted from the establishment. According to the suit, a manager ordered Abdel-Aleem to ...
Top Appellate Lawyer Will Try and Keep the DeCosters From Going to Jail ...
Top Appellate Lawyer Will Try and Keep the DeCosters From Going to Jail ...