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Arpaio lawyer hopeful that contempt case will get settled
A lawyer for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has expressed hope that a contempt-of-court case over his client's acknowledged disobedience of court orders in a racial profiling lawsuit could be settled before the lawman undergoes contempt hearings ...
Former Sheffield lawyer accused of hypnotizing women charged
Former Sheffield lawyer accused of hypnotizing women charged. CLEVELAND -- A former Cleveland-area attorney accused of hypnotizing female clients for his sexual gratification has been arrested. Loading… Post to Facebook. Former Sheffield lawyer ...
A Bentley, Secret Emails and a Credit-Card Antitrust Case. The Strange Life of ...
A Bentley, Secret Emails and a Credit-Card Antitrust Case. The Strange Life of ...
Lawyers Are Prone to Fall for Email Scams
As lawyers Karen Rubin and Tom Zych of Thompson Hine note with alarm, the report finds that a company's legal department is “far more likely to actually open [a phishing] e-mail than all other departments.” Holy cow. That means lawyers (at least those ...
Lawyer''s Offstage Acts Threaten Record Pact
As part of its investigation into the alleged theft, court records allege that Willkie Farr subsequently discovered that Ms. Ravelo had received confidential information via emails from an opposing lawyer working on two major antitrust lawsuits brought ...
Lawyer to challenge Robottom for St. John presidency, and other area political ...
Lawyer to challenge Robottom for St. John presidency, and other area political ...
Lawyer says former franchisee alerted Subway ad exec about Fogle
Cindy Mills exchanged phone numbers with Fogle after they met at an event, said Robert Beasley, a lawyer in Florida who represents Mills. After Fogle began talking about paying for sex with minors, the lawyer said Mills alerted a regional Subway ...
Verdict in Chicago lawyer's case expected Monday
CHICAGO (AP) _ A federal judge at a Chicago bench trial says he'll return with a verdict Monday in the case of a prominent lawyer accused of instructing clients and witnesses to lie. Judge Harry Leinenweber said after closing arguments on Thursday he ...
'Blind rage' fueled 100 mph police chase, lawyer says
An unlicensed driver who collided with a state police cruiser during a 100 mph chase in Dauphin County that his lawyer said was fueled by "blind rage" pleaded guilty Monday to multiple charges, including aggravated assault. The Jan. 27, 2014 chase ...
Lawyer: Tony Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling'
NEW YORK (AP) -- A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling." Attorney Mark Lanier said Saturday in an email that Kevin Ward Jr ...
Judge Acquits Chicago Lawyer of Coaching Clients to Lie
A federal judge who returned a surprise not-guilty verdict at the trial of a Chicago lawyer charged with coaching lies says practices that prosecutors described as illegal are actually the mark of good legal work. He pointed to Beau Brindley's use of ...
Lawyer Blasts Claims Commissioner For Delays In Child-Abuse Death Case
HARTFORD – The lawyer for the estate of child-abuse victim Athena Angeles on Monday blasted Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr. for failing to act on a $20 million wrongful death action against the Department of Children and Families that was filed ...
Lawyer For Sons of Confederate Veterans Really Puts Things In Perspective
Kirk Lyons, lawyer for the Sons of Confederate Veterans, on University of Texas at Austin President Greg Fenves' decision to remove the statue of the Confederate President Jefferson Davis from its iconic location on campus. The statue was the center of ...
Sports Vs. eSports, According To A Lawyer
“You can do lots of things with a law degree,” the saying goes—though, lately, law students are more famous for searching in vain for jobs and accumulating crippling debt than saving the world. Somewhere in between these extremes is Bryce Blum, who ...
China Religious Rights Lawyer Given 6 Months of Detention
HONG KONG—. Attorneys in China have confirmed that a prominent human rights lawyer has been put under six months of residential surveillance after being taken away by police from a Christian church in Wenzhou. Colleagues of Zhang Kai told VOA ...
Lawyer for booted book club says women considering lawsuit against Napa Valley ...
Lawyer for booted book club says women considering lawsuit against Napa Valley ...
San Antonio lawyer to reject Benson's trust fund proposal
A San Antonio lawyer will reject an increase in the amount of promissory notes New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson is offering in promissory notes to replace nonvoting shares in the teams held in trust funds for his jilted ...
Latest on Texas deputy: Lawyer says man had mental illness
Shannon J. Miles, 30, is walked out of the Harris County Sheriff's Department in Houston on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Prosecutors on Saturday charged Miles with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from ...
No new trial, no new lawyer in homicide case, judge rules
RACINE — A Racine man won't receive another lawyer or a new trial, a judge ruled on Monday — months after he was convicted in the fatal shooting of another man while allegedly pistol-whipping a third man. Arsenio R. Akins, 26, of Racine, was ...
Gelzinis: Nanny lawyer: DA's case 'just didn't seem to add up'
The only person in that courtroom who appeared to believe otherwise on that frigid January morning was Melinda Thompson, the defense lawyer who dared to challenge the judge on the disputed theory of “shaken baby syndrome.” When a frenzied media ...