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Judge sanctions State Fair of Texas after it sued lawyer who wants to see Big ...
Judge sanctions State Fair of Texas after it sued lawyer who wants to see Big ...
John Bowlen's lawyer gets 10-day extension in case
DENVER (AP) The lawyer for John Bowlen, the 29-year-old son of the Denver Broncos owner, has been granted more time to review his client's domestic violence case. Bowlen and attorney Harvey Steinberg will appear again in Arapahoe County District ...
Lawyer asks judge to void law restricting abortion drugs
PHOENIX — A lawyer for Arizona abortion providers argued in court Friday that a 2012 state law restricting the procedure is illegal and should be voided. David Brown of the Center for Reproductive Rights said the law says the drug mifepristone, which ...
Lawyer Complex Fire threatening Kamiah
The Lawyer Complex Fire near Kamiah, Idaho has exploded to more than 11,000 acres and areas west of Kamiah were put under Level 3 evacuation orders Friday afternoon. Residents are essentially being told to get out as soon as they can and not wait for ...
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino's lawyer quits tax fraud case
A lawyer representing former “Jersey Shore” reality TV show star Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino has withdrawn from a federal tax fraud case against him. A judge in Newark on Friday gave The Situation until mid-October to get a new attorney and ...
Brunswick lawyer hears his rights on theft, forgery charge
In a complaint to the State Bar of Georgia, lawyer Vince Sowerby said Gibson had printed his own name onto the check and deposited it in his firm's operating account. Sowerby asked the self-policing organization to suspend Gibson, but he was still ...
Salem lawyers recognized by national lawyer association
Kim E. Hoyt and John Pollino are the newest members of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA is a national organization of trial lawyers, who are committed to the improvement of ethical and technical standards of practice. Membership to ...
California Cops, Lawyer, Liquor Store Owners Arrested in Man's Death
Three current and former California Highway Patrol officers, a prominent criminal defense lawyer and five other people were arrested Friday in connection with the disappearance and killing of a California man. Law enforcement officials announced the ...
Bryce Dixon's lawyer says he might seek court order against USC
Bryce Dixon hasn't given up his fight to return to USC's football team. Dixon, who was reinstated to the school but not the team, may seek a court order next week that could allow him to play football, his attorney, Mark M. Hathaway, said Friday. Dixon ...
Egypt's deposed president Mursi appeals death sentence: lawyer
CAIRO (Reuters) - The court-appointed legal team representing deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi filed an appeal on Saturday at the country's highest court challenging sentences of life imprisonment and death handed down in June, Mursi's ...
Associations: Tips on representing yourself in court against association lawyers
Answer: Because you're up against lawyers who have considerable experience and resources, representing yourself means this becomes a full-time job. In complex and protracted litigation, you need an attorney to represent your interests. Or try looking ...
Here's what it takes to become a jailhouse lawyer
Though the term is occasionally used synonymously with “hack” (“a lawyer who throws out any and all arguments, even blatantly wrong ones,” according to Urban Dictionary), jailhouse lawyers have been at the heart of several key legal victories: the ...
Lawyer Claims 'The Situation' Couldn't Pay Him in Tax Fraud Case; 'I Really ...
Lawyer Claims 'The Situation' Couldn't Pay Him in Tax Fraud Case; 'I Really ...
Sides agree on lawyer fees in Arkansas hog farm case
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two federal agencies have agreed with attorneys for environmental groups on a proposed settlement for attorney fees in a lawsuit over a hog farm near the Buffalo National River. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports ...
Kamiah dogs survive Lawyer Complex Fire
KAMIAH, Idaho – The Lawyer Complex fire in Kamiah, Idaho has scorched more than 16,000 acres and destroyed 30 homes. Officials said Saturday the fire was still growing. Chris Miller was forced to evacuate as the fire was growing around 6:00 p.m. Friday ...
Mike Kennedy: Doctor, lawyer, legislator
ALPINE — First things first: Mike Kennedy is a lot of things — state legislator, doctor and lawyer, father of eight, a self-made man who climbed out of poverty — but he is not, as reported on his Wikipedia page, an author and a poet who is known as ...
Ron Yengich: For the first time, Utah's Lawyer of the Year is a 'blue-collar ...
Ron Yengich: For the first time, Utah's Lawyer of the Year is a 'blue-collar ...
Lawyer, CHP officers arrested in Modesto slaying
Call it junk, but investigators say a California lawyer treasured the scrap metal, defunct car and bric-a-brac in his backyard enough to kill a man he believed was trying to steal it. And he had help, according to an affidavit in the case. The document ...
Savchenko lawyer: 'It's getting more and more absurd'
... against her for her nationality. She's waiting impatiently for the trial, to be able to tell her story in public. And we, her defense team, are waiting for this as well. Ilya Novikov is one of the lawyers for the imprisoned Ukrainian military pilot ...
So You Want To Be An International/China Lawyer
This is our 3,645th blog post and, at least as far as I know, I have never pretty much just re-run a previous blog post, wholesale, without any changes. Sure we have “cribbed” from previous posts, but the subsequent posts are more updates or ...
Lawyer demands trial by combat in New York court case
A lawyer in New York has found himself in a bit of a legal pickle, but rather than fight it out in the courtroom, he's looking to take a page out of Tyrion Lannister's book. Richard A Luthmann has filed a brief with the state Supreme Court seeking ...
Outside Consultant: How to find the right lawyer for your start-up
My start-up is in a position now to begin accepting outside investors. What should we look for in a lawyer to help us draft up term paperwork? How do we begin to find a lawyer who specializes in this but won't charge us an exorbitant amount? Suzanne ...
Safe given to lawyer among irregularities seen in review of Hillary Clinton emails
The disagreements are part of a complex, and at times tense, process in which career lawyers and career FOIA officials, along with a dozen intelligence review analysts from different agencies, are trying to identify and protect intelligence information ...
Immigration Lawyer: Black Americans Should 'Qualify as Refugees' Under US Law
At that point, as an immigration lawyer, I'd tell him he had a strong claim for asylum protection under U.S. law. What if, next, he told me he was from America? Black people in the United States face such racial violence that they could qualify as ...
Lawyer: Witness Saw Cop High-Five Teen's Body
(Newser) – A lawyer for the family of Zachary Hammond says he has uncovered some very disturbing police conduct in the aftermath of the unarmed teenager's death. In a letter asking for a federal civil rights investigation, the attorney says that a ...
Lawyer questions competency of New York man accused of trying to support ...
Lawyer questions competency of New York man accused of trying to support ...
Patrick Kane's Lawyer Is Arguing With People On Facebook
Patrick Kane's attorney Paul Cambria felt compelled today to reply to a Facebook post about the news that an off-duty Buffalo cop served as Patrick Kane's driver the night he allegedly raped a woman at his home. The thread's on the private Facebook ...
Macon lawyer charged with drug dealing
A Macon lawyer was arrested Monday morning and charged with dealing drugs, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Holly Hogue Edwards faces five federal charges -- four counts of oxycodone distribution and one count of methamphetamine ...
Charles Grassley prods Clinton lawyer for answers on email storage
A top Republican senator is demanding to know Clinton lawyer David E. Kendall's security clearance level and what other precautions he took after it became clear he had classified information from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in his ...
Kane's lawyer lashes out; Briere's influence; Burke in Ireland (Puck Headlines)
Patrick Kane's lawyer is taking shots on social media and defending his client. [Deadspin]. • Danny Briere inspired a younger group of undersized players to dream big. [The Hockey News]. • An off-duty cop was reportedly Kane's chauffeur the night of ...
Clients turned on attorney to cut their prison sentences, lawyer says
A lawyer for Chicago attorney Beau Brindley, accused of coaching clients to lie under oath, alleged Monday that Brindley's former clients have turned on him in order to win significant reductions in their prison sentences. "It's very clear that if they ...
Lawyer expects Alfaro will be indicted
Alfaro's lawyers contend the matter should be abitrated and not litigated as an adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Craig Gargotta is likey to take up the matter of whether Alfaro destroyed or threw out documents belonging ...
Shooting of Trenton teen 'completely justified,' says trooper's lawyer
TRENTON - The two police officers who shot a 14-year-old in Trenton earlier this month were "completely justified" in opening fire because the teen had a gun, the lawyer for State Police trooper involved and trooper's union said Monday. "The officers ...
Former Sacramento police officer replaces lawyer after rape conviction
Facing a lifetime in prison after a jury in July convicted him of repeatedly raping a woman in her 70s over a three-year span, disgraced former Sacramento police officer Gary Dale Baker has fired his attorney and is seeking a new trial. Out is defense ...
UPDATE 1-Massachusetts lawyer avoids prison for trading on golfer's tips
Aug 17 (Reuters) - A Massachusetts lawyer was sentenced to eight months of home confinement on Monday, avoiding prison for trading on inside information about American Superconductor Corp that prosecutors say a fellow golfer learned from an executive ...
Massachusetts lawyer avoids prison for trading on golfer's tips
A Massachusetts lawyer was sentenced to eight months of home confinement on Monday, avoiding prison for trading on inside information about American Superconductor Corp that prosecutors say a fellow golfer learned from an executive. Douglas Parigian ...
Many Black Lawyers Navigate a Rocky, Lonely Road to Partner
But Raqiyyah R. Pippins, 33, an African-American food and drug compliance lawyer who is on the partnership track at the 170-year-old law firm Kelley Drye, said the scarcity of black lawyers in the top, best-remunerated positions was more than just an ...
Lawyer: County right to fire worker refusing to process same-sex licenses
INDIANAPOLIS — A county clerk “acted appropriately” when she fired an employee who refused to process marriage licenses for same-sex couples, according to the attorney representing Harrison County and County Clerk Sally Whitis. The Southern Indiana ...
The Only Kind of Washington Lawyer That's Gone Extinct
At one end of Washington's legal food chain is K Street, home to swells known as lawyer-lobbyists. At the other is a breed known, when we refer to them at all, as Fifth Streeters: the last-ditch criminal-defense attorneys lurking around Moultrie ...
Suge Knight Lawyer Blasts Straight Outta Compton
A lawyer for Suge Knight, the former music mogul facing murder charges for his alleged involvement in a deadly hit-and-run accident, says the box office hit Straight Outta Compton is not as true-to-life as its producers make it seem. In an interview ...
Meet the young, fearless lawyer behind Gawker
When those people strike back, it's good to know a lawyer. That's especially true at Gawker Media, which takes particular glee in publicizing the antics of thin-skinned athletes and politicians. The journalists at Gawker, which also runs Jezebel and ...
Dallas lawyer to head SEC enforcement office in Fort Worth
He was one of two lawyers who defended a John Wiley Price associate charged in the federal corruption case against the Dallas County commissioner. He served as co-counsel for Christian Campbell, a former computer consultant who pleaded guilty this ...
Lawyer: Ex-NFL Star Working on Deal in Tax Evasion Case
An attorney for former NFL star Plaxico Burress said in court Monday he's confident his client can work out a deal with prosecutors in his tax evasion case, but he wouldn't say whether it would keep him out of jail. The former wide receiver with the ...
Nurse gets new lawyer for murder trial
BRIDGEPORT - The murder case against a nurse, accused of the grisly death of a West Haven college student, will go forward but with a different lawyer. During a brief hearing Tuesday, Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin agreed over the objections of ...
NHS sounds compensation alarm after £120000 lawyer bill for £5000 claim
A third of the £1.1bn paid out by the NHS in compensation last year was handed to lawyers, with one firm submitting a £121,700 bill following a £5,000 claim. The cost to the taxpayer is expected to rise to £1.4bn next year, with the NHS conceding that ...
Jacksonville lawyer appointed to 4th Circuit's new judge
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has appointed a Jacksonville attorney to a circuit judge position with the 4th Judicial Circuit. Gary Wilkinson, 56, was appointed Tuesday to replace Circuit Judge David Wiggins, who is retiring. Wilkinson has been a partner at ...
Flemington lawyer selected as 'Lawyer of the Year'
Twenty attorneys from Archer & Greiner P.C. have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America. In addition to these rankings, Best Lawyers recognized the following attorneys as "Lawyers of the Year:" Lloyd H. Tubman, ...
Lawyer: Former officer who caused explosion at Maryland lab was trying to ...
Lawyer: Former officer who caused explosion at Maryland lab was trying to ...
Lawyer: Alleged Assault Prompted by Prophet Muhammad Cartoon
A 21-year-old suburban Chicago man awaiting trial on terrorism charges faced new allegations Tuesday that he attacked a fellow inmate who his attorney says taunted him with a cartoon drawing of the Prophet Muhammad. At a separate status hearing in his ...
Tallahassee lawyer sues Gov. Rick Scott over personal emails
Gov. Rick Scott is using more than $1 million in taxpayer's money after he was sued by a Tallahassee lawyer who wanted to take a peek at Scott's private Google email account where he allegedly conducted some state business. Show Transcript Hide ...