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This lawyer is building a platform for companies to seek antitrust redress ...
This lawyer is building a platform for companies to seek antitrust redress ...
Lawyer Who Advised Churches in China Faces Secretive Detention
HONG KONG — A Chinese lawyer who has opposed a government campaign to tear down churches and church crosses faces up to six months in secretive detention after the police detained him and accused him of threatening state security, his colleague ...
Lawyer Vincent Buzard elected to ABA Board of Governors
Local lawyer A. Vincent Buzard was recently elected to the American Bar Association's Board of Governors — the first time in 30 years that a Rochester lawyer has been elected as New York's representative to the board. Buzard is the co-leader of the ...
Lawyer: Turkey arrested journalist to deter foreign media
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawyer representing two Vice News journalists and their assistant has denounced a Turkish court's decision to arrest them on terror-related charges, calling it a government attempt to deter foreign media from reporting on the ...
Lawyer: Turkey Arrested Journalist to Deter Foreign Media
A lawyer representing two Vice News journalists and their assistant has denounced a Turkish court's decision to arrest them on terror-related charges, calling it a government attempt to deter foreign media from reporting on the conflict with Kurdish ...
Milton lawyer reprimanded by Fla. Supreme Court
The Florida Bar announced that a Milton lawyer was among 24 attorneys disciplined by the Florida Supreme Court in June and July. Randall Albert Werre — who practices from 5216-B Willing St. in Milton — received a public reprimand administered by the ...
Montco lawyer vows to fight rape charges, continues working
Cirillo, 56, of the 1100 block of Maplecrest Avenue, Lower Merion, said lawyer Nino Tinari will represent him as his case proceeds through the courts. Cirillo, who was charged on Monday, immediately waived a preliminary hearing on the charges. Cirillo ...
Norristown lawyer vows to fight rape charges, continues working
Cirillo, 56, of the 1100 block of Maplecrest Avenue, Lower Merion, said lawyer Nino Tinari will represent him as his case proceeds through the courts. Cirillo, who was charged on Monday, immediately waived a preliminary hearing on the charges. Cirillo ...
Former Assemb. William Boyland still plans lawyer switch as sentencing on ...
Former Assemb. William Boyland still plans lawyer switch as sentencing on ...
Lawyer: Vice News journalists arrested to deter foreign media coverage of ...
Lawyer: Vice News journalists arrested to deter foreign media coverage of ...
Lawyer's Divorce Reveals Abuse Allegations
Michael Runner, a lawyer with San Francisco-based Futures Without Violence, called San Diego's handling of Carol Chitwood's allegations "kind of surprising," and her behavior "typical ... under the circumstances." "In the old days, you could say the ...
US demands release of Christian lawyer detained in China
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States demanded Tuesday that China release a well-known Christian lawyer and religious figures who were detained last month ahead of a meeting with a visiting senior U.S. diplomat. In addition, the U.S. urged China, and ...
Bar suspends Pasco lawyer after guilty pleas
NEW PORT RICHEY — The Florida Supreme Court has suspended a Pasco County lawyer from practicing for three years, finding him guilty of failing to maintain personal integrity. Related News/Archive. Pasco lawyer loses license after ignoring Bar ...
Feds: Darren Sharper paid for rape co-defendants' lawyers, bond
Federal prosecutors say ex-Saints player Darren Sharper paid for lawyers and the bond for a man accused of drugging and raping two New Orleans women with the former NFL star. When Erik Nunez was locked up last year on rape charges, Sharper shelled ...
New Orleans lawyer suspended for a year, tried to bribe crime victim
1) suspended a New Orleans lawyer from practicing law for a year and a day after finding he tried to bribe the victim of a burglary in an effort to have the case against his client dismissed. Donald Pryor, 60, who has practiced law in Louisiana since ...
KC-area killer's execution back on after temporary delay
MISSOURI - UPDATE: Convicted murderer Roderick Nunley's execution is back on after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a last-minute stay of execution request filed by two women levying several accusations against the killer's lawyer. A representative with ...
Lawyer In Visa-MasterCard Antitrust Pact Got Confidential Information From Rival
A lawyer who is at the center of a controversy surrounding a record-setting $6 billion antitrust settlement acknowledged that she received confidential information from a rival lawyer to advise her client, according to a court filing late Tuesday ...
US Demands Release of 2 Detained Chinese Lawyers
The United States has called for the release of Chinese lawyer Zhang Kai and a group of religious figures, including Christian pastors, accused of threatening public order and national security. The U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Samantha Power, has also ...
Verdicts' dismissal affirmed for lawyer
"The district court further expressed concern that, given the short amount of time that the jury deliberated, the jury had not adequately weighed the dense factual and legal issues in the case and had instead convicted Knight because he was Barber's ...
When the right to a lawyer applies only if you have money
I'm not rich myself, but I come from privilege. If I were to find myself in a situation in which legal assistance would be useful, I have options. I have friends who are attorneys and other friends who know attorneys who could help. I have family ...
Former lawyer goes to 'war,' becomes local magician
SUN CITY CENTER – Just because he was a mediation lawyer for 46 years doesn't mean Jerome Levy, 73, can't be the life of the party. His parents were a French instructor and a substitute teacher, so it came as no surprise Levy became an excellent ...
The Latest: Lawyer Cites 'Angola Three' Inmate's Age, Health
The latest on arguments in the case of the last incarcerated member of the "Angola Three" (all times local): 9:50 a.m.. A lawyer says prosecutors should be barred from trying longtime Louisiana prison inmate Albert Woodfox a third time in a 1972 murder ...
Old Lady Lawyer: There's Nothing Wrong With “Undecided”
old lady lawyer elderly woman grandmother grandma laptop computer Ed. note: It's not the battle of the sexes, but the battle of the ages, between the graying of the legal profession and those lawyers not yet eligible for Medicare or even an AARP ...
Sheriff: Lawyer Says Deputies Didn't Need to Kill Texas Man
The latest on Texas sheriff's deputies' fatal shooting of a man whose arms were raised. All times are local. ———. 4 p.m.. The lawyer for the family of a Texas man shot and killed by sheriff's deputies says none of the events that brought the ...
Lawyer arrested on report of assaulting golf course beer cart attendant
A Mequon lawyer is free on $10,000 bail after his arrest on potential charges of sexually assaulting a beer cart attendant during a golf outing. The attorney, Christopher Hale, 59, was arrested Monday — two weeks after the woman told officials at The ...
Will Brady win in court? Labor lawyer outlines each side's best argument
We're nearing the witching hour for Judge Richard Berman to make his ruling in U.S. District Court on Deflategate. Anyone who claims to know for certain which way he'll rule is lying. As in many cases, both sides have a reasonable argument to carry the ...
Lawyer: Turkey moves Vice journalists to distant prison
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawyer says two Vice News journalists and their assistant who were arrested on terror-related charges have been transferred to a prison more than 500 kilometers (300 miles) away from their lawyers and the courthouse where they ...
Sheriff: Lawyer says deputies didn't need to kill Texas man
The latest on Texas sheriff's deputies' fatal shooting of a man whose arms were raised. All times are local. ---. 4 p.m.. The lawyer for the family of a Texas man shot and killed by sheriff's deputies says none of the events that brought the deputies ...
For one Missouri lawyer, eight clients executed in 18 months
In the story, Herndon - known once as a dedicated lawyer who won a landmark decision that said individuals who committed their crimes while juveniles can not be executed - said she no longer wanted to represent death row inmates. At the time, Nunley ...
Army defense lawyer speaks to Rotary
He said it was extremely difficult case to handle. “It is extraordinarily difficult to separate your personal feelings,” Poppe said, “but I am a soldier first. It was a mission I was given from a superior officer. I am not only a soldier, I am also a ...
Caroline lawyer sues prosecutor, candidate
A Caroline County lawyer has filed a $52 million lawsuit against the county's top prosecutor and the sole candidate for that post in this year's race for commonwealth's attorney. In the lawsuit, attorney Melissa Danjczek seeks damages against Caroline ...
Chinese human rights lawyer: 'You might disappear at any time' – video
Wang Yu was the most high profile of the lawyers arrested in July 2015 in a crackdown on rights campaigners in China. She was held on suspicion of inciting subversion after one of her last cases, a sexual assault involving six underage girls and their ...
North Jersey Lawyer's Double Life Could Jeopardize $6 Billion Antitrust ...
North Jersey Lawyer's Double Life Could Jeopardize $6 Billion Antitrust ...
Cheryl Mills, Hillary Clinton Lawyer, Appears Before House Panel
WASHINGTON — Cheryl Mills, a longtime lawyer and aide for Hillary Rodham Clinton, walked into a Capitol Hill conference room shortly before 8 a.m. on Thursday for an interview under oath about Mrs. Clinton's email account and the 2012 attacks in ...
Leading Lawyer Defending Crosses in 'China's Jerusalem' Kidnapped Before ...
Leading Lawyer Defending Crosses in 'China's Jerusalem' Kidnapped Before ...
Lawyer for ex-Dolphins trainer 'extremely pleased' at Brady ruling
But it also caught the attention of West Palm Beach lawyer Jack Scarola, who is representing Kevin O'Neill, who believes he was unjustly fired by the Dolphins in the wake of the 2013 bullying scandal. A Palm Beach County Circuit Court judge ruled ...
Klau Sings The “Jailhouse Lawyer Blues”
Klau confessed that originally “The Lady is a Champ” was named “The Lawyer is a Tramp,” but he succumbed to the PC police and changed the title. Sort of. “A few friends of mine with whom I aired it said, 'Dan, you will get yourself in unnecessary hot ...
Prominent lawyer loses round over drivers license revocation but hasn't lost ...
Prominent lawyer loses round over drivers license revocation but hasn't lost ...
Did Law Clerk Destroy Documents To Help Captivating Lawyer?
Which brings us to the tale of Allyson Campbell, a law clerk for the 4th Judicial District Court in Louisiana who sits at the center of her own legal thriller starring sidewards glancing judges, zealous newspaper reporters, and silver fox “IT” factor ...
D.A. to inform defendants of Montco lawyer's legal woes
NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County prosecutors have begun making sure that defendants represented by defense lawyer Vincent Cirillo Jr. are informed about Cirillo's own legal troubles, which surfaced this week when he was accused of sexually ...
Lawyer representing Kim Davis compares her to a Jew under the Nazis
A lawyer representing Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis compared the fundamentalist, Constitution-defying public employee to Jews persecuted in Nazi Germany. Davis was sent to jail on Thursday for continuing to disobey court orders to issue same-sex ...
Former Clinton aide will not testify in House probe, lawyer says
Mark MacDougall, a lawyer for former Clinton aide Bryan Pagliano, said in a letter sent on Monday to committee chairman Trey Gowdy that the committee had asked his client to testify and to produce documents related to "servers or systems owned ...
Ken Paxton gets extra week to hire lawyer
When Paxton told Gallagher that he did not yet know who would be on his legal team, the judge expressed confusion, noting that Dallas lawyer Pete Schulte had earlier introduced himself as Paxton's new lawyer. Schulte had also taken to Twitter to ...
Another Stobbs earns Super Lawyer honor
It is nice because my dad is a Super Lawyer, too. I think that's odd. It is very difficult to be admitted into Super Lawyers and I'm proud of the fact that both my Dad and I are members. I think it says a lot about our practices that we have both ...
Lawyer accused of molesting cart attendant crafted club's settlement offer
Christopher Hale, the lawyer arrested Monday on potential charges of sexually assaulting a country club beer cart attendant, prepared the club's $500 settlement offer made to the now-former club employee, an attorney for the River Club of Mequon ...
Lawyer who operated debt settlement scam sentenced
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A lawyer who prosecutors say continued to operate a debt settlement scam after he lost his license to practice has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison. Forty-three-year-old Richard A. Brennan of Clarksburg was also ordered to ...
Mother of disabled teen wants more punishment for Richmond lawyer whose law ...
Mother of disabled teen wants more punishment for Richmond lawyer whose law ...
Ohio attorney accused of hypnotizing female clients to perform sex acts now ...
Ohio attorney accused of hypnotizing female clients to perform sex acts now ...
Lawyer: Vice News Journalists Face Deportation From Turkey
A lawyer says two Vice News journalists who were arrested on terror-related charges are expected to be deported from Turkey. The two British journalists, correspondent Jake Hanrahan and cameraman Philip Pendlebury, were detained last week in ...
Lawyer of Kentucky Marriage Clerk Speaks Out
Joe Biden speaks out for the first ziering Co idernsing a presidential bid and Donald Trump pledges to back his rivals if they beat him. High conscience conflicts with the law doesn't that public official have a duty to resign? Well, she's elected by ...