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Judge sanctions lawyer for former W.Va. schools chief
The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that Kanawha Circuit Court Judge James Stucky also ordered attorney Tim Barber to pay court costs incurred by the board's lawyers in pursuing the sanctions. A lawyer for the board estimated those costs at $2,500 to ...
Lawyer.com Offers Discounts On Bitcoin Payments
Lawyer.com, an online lawyer directory, announced yesterday (Aug. 4) it is now accepting bitcoin as a payment method. Allowing users to pay with bitcoin will permit faster and cheaper transactions, the company said. Lawyer.com members and potential ...
FBI looking into Hillary Clinton's email server security, lawyer says
Former secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 she used a private domain for her official work during her time at the State Department out of "convenience," but admitted in retrospect "it would have been better" to use ...
Lawyer: Gov't Investigating Device Storage of Clinton Emails
Federal investigators have begun looking into the security of devices on which Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email was stored when she was secretary of state, Clinton's attorney said Wednesday. "We are actively cooperating" with the investigation, ...
Lawyer's Tactics Questioned in Contacting Collin County Grand Jury
The tactics of a Collin County lawyer, who is reported to have contacted a Collin County grand jury by sending letters to the homes and jobs of grand jurors, and visiting them in person, are being questioned. His mission — asking them to investigate ...
Lawyer Makes Girl Obsessed With All Things Legal Sign Dating Contract
When it comes to romance and dating in the legal profession, the pickings can be slim, and that's why lawyers and law students often try to date people they meet outside of their scholarly pursuits — if they have the time and social skills necessary ...
Jefferson City lawyer pleads guilty to marriage fraud
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Jefferson City lawyer has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from accusations that he helped his Ukrainian mistress find a U.S. citizen to marry solely so she could stay in the U.S.. The U.S. Attorney for the Western ...
Business Intelligence For The Small-Firm Lawyer: How Zama Can Help Small Law ...
Business Intelligence For The Small-Firm Lawyer: How Zama Can Help Small Law ...
The View From Up North: Judge Benchslaps Lawyer For Sharp Practice
Lawyers just think it's too slow. The Saleh we're dealing with in this post is the costs order Justice Myers made on the heels of a motor vehicle accident case where Aiyub Saleh sued Ludwig Nebel for damages. The plaintiff Saleh actually lost the case ...
Danh Vo's Lawyer Withdraws from Bert Kreuk Case as Kreuk Complains of Witness ...
Danh Vo's Lawyer Withdraws from Bert Kreuk Case as Kreuk Complains of Witness ...
Dream of Free and Open Internet Dying, Lawyer Says
The dream of a free and open Internet is slowly being killed by overregulation, censorship and bad laws that don't stop the right people, a top computer crime defense lawyer says. The annual Black Hat computer security conference in Las Vegas kicked ...
Lawyers' Fund compensates clients of fraudulent attorneys
Feeling Hunt hand not fulfilled the terms of the contract, Gerring filed a grievance with the State Bar Association and applied for compensation through the Lawyers' Fund. That's how he learned Hunt was already under investigation for a string of ...
Lawyer: Gov't investigating device storage of Clinton emails
Lawyer: Gov't investigating device storage of Clinton emails. Published: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 11:28 p.m. CDT. Caption. (AP photo). Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton greets supporters before speaking at a campaign rally ...
Lawyer Says Free & Open Internet Is Dying
LAS VEGAS (AP) – The dream of a free and open Internet is slowly being killed by overregulation, censorship and bad laws that don't stop the right people, a top computer crime defense lawyer says. The annual Black Hat computer security conference in ...
Bill Cosby Will Be Deposed By Accuser's Lawyer This Fall
For the first time in nearly 10 years, Bill Cosby will be questioned under oath about allegations of sexual assault. California's Supreme Court recently allowed a woman's lawsuit against Cosby to continue; the judge in the case has now set a date for ...
Lawyer: Government Investigating Device Storage of Clinton Emails
WASHINGTON—. Federal investigators have begun looking into the security of devices on which Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email was stored when she was secretary of state, Clinton's attorney said Wednesday. "We are actively cooperating'' with the ...
The Official Lawyer's Guide To Getting Drunk Watching Donald Trump Debate
Donald Trump Wikipedia Tonight, America will tune into Fox News to witness an orgy of canned puffery about lowering taxes and union busting against the backdrop of a human cartoon character hurling raw meat to an adoring crowd. Just like the Founders ...
Supreme Court suspends Granville lawyer's license
The Ohio Supreme Court today suspended the law license of a Granville lawyer for failing to respond to professional-misconduct charges. Stephanie Gail Gussler received an interim suspension for not answering charges filed against before the Board of ...
Tampa lawyer involved in mortgage rescue scam loses law license
In July of 2014, the attorneys general for Florida and Connecticut filed a federal lawsuit alleging lawyer Ian S. Berger, along with several others, had scammed struggling homeowners by promising them they would receive loan modifications if they ...
SC lawyer finds his niche in motorcycle practice
A motorcycle operates differently than a car, so it makes sense to have a different kind of lawyer, especially one who understands the dangers a rider can face on the road. “The feeling you get when somebody turns left in front of you when you're feet ...
Jared Leto's Lawyer Strenuously Objects To Claims That Her Client Has A Large ...
Jared Leto's Lawyer Strenuously Objects To Claims That Her Client Has A Large ...
Lawyer.com Now Accepts Bitcoin Payment
Lawyer.com, an online lawyer directory, is now accepting bitcoin as a payment method for its lawyer members. Lawyers also get a 10 percent monthly membership discount for paying with bitcoin. The 6-year-old website matches people looking for lawyers ...
Gregory Graf's lawyer seeks trial delay; DA says no way
In a legal filing this week, defense lawyer Jack McMahon requested that the trial be continued, saying that the doctor he retained to evaluate Graf has conducted just one interview and needs more time "to fully review and investigate the mental health ...
Jared Leto's Lawyer Wants To Sue Everyone Who Talks About His Big Dick
Jared Leto's lawyer is sick of everyone talking about her client's monster dick and what he may or may not do with it! Above the Law reports that earlier this week, Allison S. Hart sent a “confidential legal notice” to the website Lipstick Alley in ...
A former lawyer shares the choice that enabled him to break free of a career ...
A former lawyer shares the choice that enabled him to break free of a career ...
Staten Island lawyer demands trial by combat
From a document filed in New York trial court (Foley v. Luthmann) by Richard A. Luthmann — a case first written about by Frank Donnelly (SILive.com): DEFENDANT DEMANDS TRIAL BY COMBAT. Defendant invokes the common law writ of right and ...
Accused San Patricio County commissioner hires lawyer
San Patricio County Commissioner Jim Price has hired a lawyer to help him fight the felony theft case against him. Paul G. Kratzig, a longtime Corpus Christi lawyer, released a brief statement to the Caller-Times on Thursday saying local news media ...
Hire a Car Accident Lawyer in Wisconsin Who Is Passionate About Helping ...
Hire a Car Accident Lawyer in Wisconsin Who Is Passionate About Helping ...
Children in boot camp abuse investigation suffer lasting damage, lawyer says
A lawyer for 11 of the 15 victims identified by investigators said one boy suffered broken fingers when an officer stomped on his hand while he was doing push-ups. Another had bruises on his throat. Some of the attendees were ushered into a dark room ...
The Formula One Boss, the Tax Probe and the Quiet English Lawyer
HMRC argues that Ecclestone could and did benefit from Bambino and should pay taxes accordingly. The government says he did so in part through his close relationship with the trust's lawyer: Mullens. Ecclestone, who was notified of the renewed interest ...
China Detains Lawyer Who Accused Police of Torture, His Wife Says
BEIJING — A Chinese lawyer who defied the authorities by speaking publicly about being tortured in police custody and who had become a vocal critic of a continuing government crackdown on human rights lawyers has been detained by the police, his wife ...
China accuses prominent rights lawyer of inciting subversion
Rights lawyer Wang Yu is one of more than 50 lawyers and activists who have been detained by authorities since last month, as part of a crackdown against civil society that has alarmed foreign rights groups and Western governments. Wang works at the ...
Your Lawyer May Soon Ask This AI-Powered App for Legal Help
In high school and beyond, when Ovbiagele was looking into various career options, he discovered that most of a lawyer's time is actually spent researching cases. Remembering his parents' difficulties, that idea nagged at him. Ovbiagele ended up ...
Top Internet lawyer warns Black Hat crowd that the free Internet is dying
LAS VEGAS – A top computer-crime defense lawyer says the dream of a free and open Internet is slowly being killed by overregulation, censorship and bad laws that don't stop the right people. The annual Black Hat computer security conference in Las ...
Lawyer for Ohio Man Accused of Setting His Fiancée on Fire Says It Was a ...
Lawyer for Ohio Man Accused of Setting His Fiancée on Fire Says It Was a ...
Brooklyn ex-con accused of stabbing two kids — one fatally — argues with his ...
Brooklyn ex-con accused of stabbing two kids — one fatally — argues with his ...
Game of Thrones Inspires New York Lawyer to Demand Trial by Combat
Some people love Game of Thrones and some people really love Game of Thrones. A member of the latter group has taken it upon himself to act out one of Westeros' most absurd and notorious practices: trial by combat. Richard Luthmann, a Staten Island ...
Delray developer accused of bugging lawyer's office
WEST PALM BEACH — Legal troubles that have hounded Delray Beach developer Anthony Pugliese since he joined forces with Subway founder Fred DeLuca multiplied this week when he was accused of bugging the office of an attorney who represented ...
Lawyer, philanthropist Henry Phipps Hoffstot Jr. dies
“For the young lawyers at Reed Smith, Henry was the epitome of what we all wanted to be — a fine lawyer and a fine gentleman,” said Harmon told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “Henry could think. Henry could write. Henry could talk and he looked the part ...
Lawyer: Officer who fatally shot teen says he had to push off oncoming car ...
Lawyer: Officer who fatally shot teen says he had to push off oncoming car ...
Trump's lawyer: Fox News is obviously part of a coordinated effort to destroy ...
Trump's lawyer: Fox News is obviously part of a coordinated effort to destroy ...
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Lawyer: Mom acted out of frustration
The 33-year-old Everett woman who sparked an Amber Alert when she allegedly pepper-sprayed a baby sitter to take back her two children was at her wits' end after the courts awarded her custody only to have the father ignore the court order, her lawyer ...
Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Is Unexpectedly Freed a Day After Being Detained
The lawyer, Yu Wensheng, 48, said the police abruptly, and inexplicably, sent him home late Friday night after questioning him about a letter he had written to senior Chinese leaders, in which he criticized the government's crackdown on lawyers who ...
Seminole Tribe's lawyer: Compact negotiations are 'going nowhere'
With legislators poised to return Monday to Tallahassee, rumors are circling that they are also ready to finish off a deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida that expands the multi-million dollar gaming compact with the state in return for more money ...
'Game of Thrones' loving lawyer seeks trial by combat to resolve lawsuit
In a bid to resolve a legal dispute over fraud in an unconventional way, a New York lawyer has asked the Supreme Court for a trial by combat. Richard A. Luthmann is an aficionado of the Game of Thrones TV series, in which trials by combat are often ...
Lawyer: Detained Post reporter's final Iran hearing Monday
FILE - In this photo April 11, 2013 file photo, Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran. Leila Ahsan, the lawyer of Rezaian, said ...
Lawyer: Detained 'Washington Post' reporter's final Iran hearing Monday
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The lawyer of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian says her client will appear in court Monday, likely for the last hearing in his closed-door espionage trial in Iran. Leila Ahsan told AP on Saturday that Monday's court session ...
Under Police Investigation, Blackhawks' Kane Hires Lawyer
Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane has hired an attorney and will spend Saturday with the Stanley Cup while he is under police investigation over something that may have happened at his home last weekend. Without providing any details, lawyer Paul ...
Blackhawks' Patrick Kane hires lawyer amid investigation
Without providing any details, lawyer Paul Cambria confirmed in a text message to The Associated Press on Saturday that he's been hired to represent Kane. Cambria represented Kane in 2009, when he pleaded guilty to a noncriminal charge of disorderly ...