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High-ranking Pakistani lawyer visits Wallingford, Meriden
MERIDEN – While visiting family over the past month, Babar A. Khilji, a lawyer who practices before the Supreme Court of Pakistan, observed many aspects of American culture. “This is a disciplined nation,” he said. “Everyone works hard. There is ...
Ask the Lawyer: 'Trouble' could force you to retire at lower grade
Ask the Lawyer: 'Trouble' could force you to retire at lower grade. Evidence of a civilian arrest or other negative information could indeed affect your military retirement. Loading… Post to Facebook. Ask the Lawyer: 'Trouble' could force you to ...
Arthur Winkler, 71, lawyer, public offical, business executive
Arthur Winkler, 71, of Rockbridge Baths, Va., a lawyer, public official, health executive, and president of Garden State Park racetrack in Cherry Hill in the 1990s, died of a brain disease at home on Sept. 12. Born in Newark, N.J., Mr. Winkler ...
Pepper Hamilton lawyer sizes up local Fed chief
Americans don't trust central bankers (Who does?), so the people who set up the national Fed planted 12 mini-Feds, giving locals someone to plead our stories to the Wall Street moguls and Washington know-it-alls. Now the local Fed board of lenders and ...
34-year-old lawyer shot dead in Chandigarh
A 34-year-old lawyer, Sukhmanpreet (Sippy) Singh Sidhu, was shot dead in a park in Sector 27 in Chandigarh on Sunday night. He was a grandson of a retired judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Justice S.S. Sidhu. His father, the late IPS Sidhu, ...
Lawyer: Russian Troops Rejecting Syria Mission Could Face High-Treason Charges
A lawyer representing a group of Russian soldiers who were said to have refused to be deployed secretly to Syria says authorities have warned his clients that they could face treason charges. Counsel Ivan Pavlov told RFE/RL on September 20 that Russian ...
Nightclub Lawyer Issues Embarrassing, Damning Video Statement
There are some interesting legal issues at play here. But let's skip over those and make fun of the bar's dumbass lawyer who, for some reason, thought it was a good idea to make a rambling video presentation rife with damning factual admissions and ...
Texas lawyer is accused of trying to hire a hit man
The lawyer, 62-year-old James Walker, was charged after police secretly taped an alleged drug deal in which Walker sold drugs to a man identified as “Joshua” in a police affidavit. Walker agreed to pay Joshua $1,000 and provide him with a gun for the ...
Show Me a Lawyer
Although he was a newly-minted lawyer as well as the youngest mayor of any major American city, Nick excelled too many older, more experienced officials and citizens in courageously standing up for the rule of law against enormous personal and ...
Disbarred lawyer sues former fen-phen clients
Former superstar lawyer Stan Chesley, who was disbarred for bilking former clients in Kentucky's notorious fen-phen scandal, has sued five of them — and their lawyer — to try to avoid paying a $42 million judgment they won against him. One of the ex ...
Waco: Lawyer Repeats Call For Lifting Twin Peaks Gag Order
WACO (September 21, 2015) A Dallas lawyer who represents a Hewitt man caught up in the Twin Peaks shootings has reiterated his plea before the state's highway criminal appeals court seeking the gag order in the case be overturned. In addition to that ...
Show me a lawyer
Although he was a newly-minted lawyer as well as the youngest mayor of any major American city, Nick excelled too many older, more experienced officials and citizens in courageously standing up for the rule of law against enormous personal and ...
Laughing Lawyer Kicked Out Of Court
Female judge beating gavel with a hammer It may seem obvious to some, a little authoritarian to others, but when you're in a courtroom, you really, truly, have to listen to the judge. Their word is pretty much law (as Kim Davis has learned the hard way ...
Ex-lawyer who stole $9 million from Memorial Hermann sentenced
Nearly 20 years ago, Memorial Hermann Hospital System officials gave a disbarred lawyer on parole for stealing client funds a second chance by hiring him for a $6-an-hour job working in a division his mother managed. That opportunity came in 1996. In ...
Lawyer: US needs to present better data in encryption debate
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department lawyer says the federal government needs to do a better job showing why access to encrypted communications like that on smartphone is necessary in an investigation. Federal law enforcement officials have ...
Vegas lawyer pleads guilty to misdemeanor in false records case
Stubbs, who is a notary, admitted misunderstanding the law regarding the notarization of signatures and did not intend to mislead anyone, his lawyer, Damian Sheets, has said. The charges stem from two DUI cases — one in Las Vegas Justice Court and one ...
Bergdahl lawyer asks military court to make interrogation, summary of ...
Bergdahl lawyer asks military court to make interrogation, summary of ...
Lawyer for Lodi teacher charged in crash that injured Bergen County cop wants ...
Lawyer for Lodi teacher charged in crash that injured Bergen County cop wants ...
Whipple-Lue's lawyer wants city to pay legal fees
Since last year, Mayor Mary Ann Whipple-Lue has battled critics determined to get her out of office. A group calling themselves the "Concerned Citizens of Gordon" filed a lawsuit against Whipple-Lue, claiming she mishandled city funds and held illegal ...
Ex-lawyer charged in Vallejo kidnap-for-ransom finally faces charges
SACRAMENTO — A Harvard graduate and disbarred attorney made his first court appearance Monday to face accusations that he kidnapped a Vallejo woman, held her for ransom and then remained on the loose for weeks while police mistakenly accused ...
Vegas lawyer pleads guilty to minor charge in false records case
Stubbs, who is a notary, admitted misunderstanding the law regarding the notarization of signatures and did not intend to mislead anyone, his lawyer, Damian Sheets, has said. The charges stem from two DUI cases — one in Las Vegas Justice Court and one ...
Harvard-trained lawyer accused of kidnapping appears in court
THE MARINE VETERAN AND DISBARRED LAWYER SHUFFLED INTO THE FEDERAL COURTROOM. HIS HANDS AND FEET SHACKLED, HE STARED DIRECTLY AHEAD THROUGHOUT THE HEARING. HE NEVER SAID A WORD. STEVE REED, A ...
Long embattled lawyer John Bujak quits the law, ends disciplinary proceedings
John Bujak took office as Canyon County prosecutor in January 2009 and soon secured a contract to handle Nampa's misdemeanor cases. Over the next year and a half, that $600,000 annual contract sparked a public records lawsuit about where the funds ...
Lawyer says deputy was at gas station to meet woman
Schneider said that if lawyers for Miles can prove Goforth went to the Chevron station to meet the woman, it could make a compelling argument that he was not acting in an official capacity at the time of his death. "That's going to be for the jury to ...
Defense Lawyer Makes Shock Allegation About Why Texas Deputy Was at Gas ...
Defense Lawyer Makes Shock Allegation About Why Texas Deputy Was at Gas ...
Patent-lawyer a 'fool' for representing himself in divorce battle: judge
A Manhattan judge has branded an Ivy League-educated patent lawyer a “fool,” ripping into the attorney for representing himself in his bitter divorce battle. Justice Matthew Cooper, in a decision to reprimand Anthony Zappin, said the attorney was a ...
Murder suspect's lawyer: Bella Bond's mother could flip on beau
Rachelle Dee Bond is arraigned on charges of acting after the fact in helping to dispose of the body of her daughter, the girl dubbed Baby Doe, in Dorchester District Court, on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, in Boston. The judge ordered Bond held on $1 ...
Naples lawyer Michelle Hill remembered for bringing joy to family, friends
The ashes of Michelle Hill is carried out by Fuller Funeral Home Cremation Service pallbearers in a casket Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 at First Baptist Church of Naples in Naples, Fla. Hill, 42, a defense lawyer, was well-respected in the community not only ...
Saratoga lawyer indicted on fraud charges
A Saratoga lawyer and a Kentucky man have been indicted by a San Francisco federal grand jury on charges of defrauding millions of dollars from investors in a scheme to dupe them into bogus loan deals. In an indictment unsealed on Monday in San ...
Ex-Christie aide's lawyer: Gibson Dunn claim 'defies common sense'
“In sum, the firm claims that it billed New Jersey taxpayers nearly $10 million dollars, but that not a single lawyer took a single note during 75 interviews in the most high profile political case in recent years. That assertion defies common sense ...
School Board attorney takes issue with property opinion from charter's lawyer
The Orleans Parish School Board's property lawyers are at odds with a charter school's lawyers regarding a legal memo given to the charter two weeks before it bought a School Board building. In the April 21 legal memo, which The Lens received through a ...
Tan lawyer: Client not just a good kid ... he's 'a great kid'
Monroe County Assistant District Attorney William Gargan on Tuesday told jurors Charles Tan made the decision to be judge and jury to his father in February when he shot him several times with a shotgun, including once so close to his father's head ...
Grassley seeks more details on lawyers who handled Clinton emails
The Iowa Republican in late August complained to Secretary of State John Kerry that Clinton's top lawyer David Kendall did not have an adequate clearance. In a Monday letter to Kendall, obtained by POLITICO, Grassley doubled down — demanding the ...
Gunman kills Florida deputy outside lawyer's office
(AP) — A gunman fatally shot a sheriff's deputy outside a lawyer's office Tuesday and then barricaded himself inside a motel, where he exchanged gunfire with other deputies and was killed, authorities said. Okaloosa County Deputy Bill Myers, 64, died ...
Lawyer flux at Freeborn & Peters leaves revenue largely untouched
Thirteen lawyers including an acknowledged rainmaker have left Freeborn & Peters since January, but law firm leaders say hiring has kept total headcount at 2014 levels. The midsize firm is by some measures facing a tough year. Among the departures were ...
Police sting catches Austin lawyer in murder-for-hire plot
An Austin lawyer is behind bars and accused of trying to hire a drug-addict to murder his enemy. The lawyer, James Walker, apparently moonlighted as a drug dealer. Earlier this month, police say one of his heroin clients tipped off police saying walker ...
Patrick Kane accuser's lawyer to hold news conference
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The lawyer representing the woman who has made an allegation of being sexually assaulted by Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane has scheduled a news conference for Wednesday afternoon. Thomas Eoannou confirmed ...
Keshas Lawyer: Shes Like Cosbys Victims
Kesha's lawyer says the pop star is being victim-shamed by her former producer, whose own lawyers say the singer just wants out of her contract. Shop ▾. An army of Kesha fans is coming out to defend the pop star in her legal battle against the man who ...
Lawyer may seek trial venue change in Bella Bond slaying
The lawyer for the man accused of murdering Bella Bond said he may ask the court to move the trial elsewhere, citing a jury pool that has been poisoned by pretrial publicity. “At some point, I suspect that might be appropriate given the blizzard of ...
Lawyer who bought detox shampoo for client is disbarred
The Louisiana Supreme Court has disbarred a lawyer accused of buying a shampoo to scrub his client's hair of any signs of illegal drug use. The lawyer, Douglas Kent Hall, was also accused of failing to communicate with clients and failing to return ...
Cosby seeking defense lawyer for criminal probe
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comedian Bill Cosby is seeking to hire a criminal defense lawyer as suburban prosecutors revisit a 2005 sexual-assault complaint against him. Lawyer Edwin Jacobs said late Tuesday that Cosby's agents had contacted him in the ...
Lawyer: Egypt's President el-Sissi pardons Canadian journalist for Al-Jazeera ...
Lawyer: Egypt's President el-Sissi pardons Canadian journalist for Al-Jazeera ...
Patrick Kane accuser's lawyer to hold news conference Wednesday
The lawyer representing the woman who has made an allegation of being sexually assaulted by Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane has scheduled a news conference for Wednesday afternoon. Thomas Eoannou confirmed in a text to The ...
Bill Cosby seeking defense lawyer for criminal probe
Lawyer Edwin Jacobs said late Tuesday that Cosby's agents had contacted him in the past few days about a pending investigation in Montgomery County. Jacobs, who had represented Cosby in a review of another accuser's complaint in New Jersey, said he ...
Lawyer says Egypt pardons Canadian journalist for Al-Jazeera
Canadian Al Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy, listens to his lawyer, Khaled Abou Bakr during his retrial in a courtroom, of Tora prison, in Cairo, Egypt, on June 1, 2015. Egypt's state-run news agency said Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 that ...
AP Exclusive: Leading China Lawyer Says He Was Tortured
In his first interview in five years, leading Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng said he was tortured with an electric baton to his face and spent three years in solitary confinement during his latest period of detention since 2010. The Nobel Peace ...
Rutgers' Leonte Carroo never touched assault victim, his lawyer says
NEW BRUNSWICK - The lawyer representing Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo in a court hearing involving a temporary restraining order said Wednesday that two cell phone videos outside the Hale Center in Piscataway will show that Carroo never ...
Famous Chinese rights lawyer claims he was tortured
BEIJING - In his first interview in five years, leading Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng said he was tortured with an electric baton to his face and spent three years in solitary confinement during his latest period of detention since 2010. The Nobel ...
Lawyer seeks to send Volkswagen civil suits to California court
NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least two dozen civil lawsuits accusing Volkswagen of misleading customers by designing some diesel models to cheat on U.S. emissions tests should be sent to California federal court, a lawyer in one such case said in a motion ...
Old Lady Lawyer: The Mushroom Theory Of Management And Succession Planning
old lady lawyer elderly woman grandmother grandma laptop computer Being laid off at any time over the past seven or eight years has become almost a badge of honor; it happens to many people, not because they weren't good lawyers, but because there ...