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Lawyer who backed shared parenting initiative says new task force stacked ...
Lawyer who backed shared parenting initiative says new task force stacked ...
Lawyer accused of aiding Maxim 'scammer' says he was duped too
Harvey Newkirk, the ex-Bryan Cave lawyer on trial for allegedly helping Calvin Darden Jr. dupe potential investors in an ultimately futile bid to buy Maxim magazine, took the stand in his own defense on Thursday. Newkirk, in testimony in Manhattan ...
Peru lawyer charged with perjury
On Thursday in La Salle County Circuit Court, perjury charges against a Peru lawyer were made public. Julie L. Ajster, 40, was charged with committing two counts of perjury in late April. Ajster, who has been a lawyer since 2002, lives in Dalzell and ...
Lawyer says Farook's family shocked; 'He was living the American dream'
A 2004 yearbook picture of Syed Rizwan Farook. He was named in the yearbook as "Rizwan Farook." La Sierra High School 2003 yearbook. Syed Rizwan Farook's immediate family spent much of the day holed up in a small home in a cul-de-sac on a ...
Kona lawyer surrenders license
It was signed as Pines and Danmeyer as attorneys, the board said, which violated Hawaii rules that only licensed lawyers can act as attorneys. When the clients began sending her the retainer, the board said Danmeyer deposited the money directly into ...
lawyer files for return of Koh-i-Noor
The lawyer behind the suit argues the gem is part of Punjab's heritage, and belongs to Pakistan. Punjab was split between India and Pakistan in 1947. Analysts say the court is unlikely to hear the case. The petition comes weeks after an Indian pressure ...
San Bernardino gunman's family lawyer says they don't believe account of massacre
A lawyer representing the family of San Bernardino gunman Syed Farook has questioned accounts of the massacre which saw Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik kill 14 at a holiday party on Wednesday morning. Attorney David Chesley said they doubted ...
Pakistani Lawyer's Petition Demands Return Of Koh-I-Noor Diamond
Pakistani Lawyer's Petition Demands Return Of Koh-I-Noor Diamond. December 4, 20157:07 AM ET. Audio for this story from Morning Edition will be available at approximately 9:00 a.m. ET. Back in colonial times, Britain forced India to hand over the 105 ...
No warning signs before California couple's deadly rampage: lawyer
The couple accused of killing 14 people at a holiday party in California gave no indication of their plans ahead of the deadliest mass shooting in the United States in three years, a lawyer for the deceased shooters' family said on Friday. Syed Rizwan ...
Lawyer For San Bernardino Gunman's Family Floats Sandy Hook Trutherism
A lawyer for the family of suspected San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook floated skepticism about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in his efforts to cast doubt on early police findings about the massacre at a county holiday party that left ...
Syed Farook's family's lawyer uses Sandy Hook truther conspiracy to question ...
Syed Farook's family's lawyer uses Sandy Hook truther conspiracy to question ...
Dallas White-Collar, Criminal Defense Lawyer John Teakell Named to Best ...
Dallas White-Collar, Criminal Defense Lawyer John Teakell Named to Best ...
Judge: Prenda lawyer must sell condo, liquidate assets to pay $2.5M debt
A federal judge in Minnesota has ordered one of the men behind the notorious Prenda Law group to liquidate his assets. Paul Hansmeier must now sell his condominium, among other assets, in order to pay back $2.5 million of debts more quickly rather than ...
Lawyer for California terrorists is a Sandy Hook truther
A lawyer for the family of the ISIS-inspired terrorists who murdered 14 people in California cast doubt on authorities' version of the attack — and bizarrely backed the “truthers” who believe the Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax. Syed Farook in ...
Judge blasts killer Mosley's lawyer after courtroom outburst in Troy
Kessler is representing convicted killer Michael Mosley in a hearing in which Ceresia will decide whether Mosley's trial lawyer, Terence L. Kindlon, carried out a legally effective defense. On Thursday, Kessler agreed to waive Mosley's attorney-client ...
M. Roland Nachman, Lawyer in Times v. Sullivan Libel Case, Dies at 91
M. Roland Nachman, an Alabama lawyer who opposed The New York Times in a libel case that resulted in a landmark Supreme Court decision establishing greater leeway for newspapers and individuals to criticize government officials and other public ...
Suspect's family lawyer pushes back on terror allegations, guns
Lawyers representing the family of the suspects in the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., attempted to push back Friday on characterizations of the two suspects as being linked to terrorism. The attorneys said during a sprawling news conference ...
San Bernardino attacker was 'typical housewife,' lawyer says
David Chesley and Mohammad Abuershaid, lawyers for the Farook family, discuss the Facebook post by Tashfeen Malik, one of two San Bernardino shooters. Joseph Serna and Veronica Rocha Contact Reporters · Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik ...
At the Rogue Valley Mall: socks, earbuds and a lawyer gone solo
You don't generally go to a shopping mall to find a lawyer. In fact, you would be hard-pressed to find a law office at any shopping center, admitted Medford lawyer Rick Lundblade. Yet there he is, a snowball's throw away from Santa's village in the ...
Top Russian Lawyer Found Dead
Dmitry Shumkov, a businessman and investor who was Russia's Lawyer of the Year in 2012, has been found dead at his office complex in Moscow in an apparent suicide. Shumkov, who played a role in Russian President Vladimir Putin's 2012 reelection ...
Using online sources to find the right lawyer
You've considered recommendations for lawyers to retain from friends, bar associations, and the list of certified specialists put out by the New Jersey Supreme Court. Are there any other sources you might want to consult? There certainly are a number ...
Farook Lawyer: Stop Saying 'Muslim Shooters,' This Should Be a Time of Forgiveness
A lawyer for the suspected Islamic husband-wife duo responsible for killing 14 people in California chided the press to stop referring to them as “Muslim shooters” Friday afternoon. “Until there is absolute clear evidence, every headline doesn't have ...
Jean Toal: Lawyer, legislator, chief justice – mentor
As trial lawyer, a successful and skilled political leader, and a highly esteemed appellate judge, Jean Toal has done more than anyone in South Carolina to open doors for women to enter the legal profession, to remain in the legal profession, to ...
The lawyer for the San Bernardino shooting suspects' family wonders about ...
The lawyer for the San Bernardino shooting suspects' family wonders about ...
Book reviews | The Crossing; Rogue Lawyer
In 2005, Michael Connelly revitalized his career by adding Mickey Haller, the Lincoln lawyer, to his stable of characters. Rakish, trick-loving Mickey seemed the opposite of Connelly's stolid, jazz-loving Harry Bosch, the battle-weary Vietnam veteran ...
Detained Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang gets pre-trial meeting date
A pre-trial meeting for the case of detained rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has been scheduled for tomorrow, one of his lawyers said yesterday. Shang Baojun said the meeting at the Beijing No 2 Intermediate People's Court would be attended by judges, ...
What did top city lawyer tell aldermen about $5M settlement for McDonald family?
This screen grab showing Laquan McDonald before he was fatally shot is from the dashcam video that the Chicago Police Department released in late November. African-American aldermen who approved a $5 million settlement to the family of Laquan ...
Lawyer in high-profile criminal cases moonlights as actor
"He's a great lawyer, a very thorough trial attorney," Ericsson said. "He works hard, and is very knowledgeable and very talented." Langford, 57, takes his acting, which occasionally pays a small stipend, almost as seriously as his legal work. "Some ...
Neenah standoff victim was fleeing when shot by police, lawyer says
So began a tense, hourslong hostage standoff that ended in the arrest of the suspect and, separately, the fatal shooting by police of Funk — who had been "terrified of the police" since a 2012 raid on the same shop, according to his lawyer. Funk was ...
M. Roland Nachman, 91; lawyer in defining libel case
NEW YORK — M. Roland Nachman, an Alabama lawyer who opposed The New York Times in a libel case that resulted in a landmark Supreme Court decision establishing greater leeway for newspapers and individuals to criticize government officials and ...
Familiar lawyer and issues loom over Colorado rampage case
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The suited lawyer whispered in the ear of the hulking suspect in the mass shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado, then Robert Lewis Dear answered "no questions" after briefly shaking his big, bearded ...
The Daily Mail's reputation is so bad it can't be libeled: Gawker lawyer
The Mail Online “has suffered no harm to its reputation, its goodwill, its business or otherwise as a result of the alleged defamatory or disparaging statement . . . because [the Web site] is libel-proof as to the subject matter of the article,” Gawker ...
Detained Chinese lawyer Pu Zhiqiang insists charges are trumped up as lawyers ...
Detained Chinese lawyer Pu Zhiqiang insists charges are trumped up as lawyers ...
American lawyer Lenard to head arbitration panel at Olympics
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — American lawyer Michael Lenard will head the arbitration panel that will hear any legal disputes at next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced Monday that Lenard will lead the ...
Review: John Grisham returns with 'Rogue Lawyer'
The book's layout and the way in which the narrative flows give "Rogue Lawyer" the appearance of being several short stories crammed together. The last third of the book feels more like a standard novel when elements from previous sections are ...
Anthony Mangone, called 'dirty lawyer' by judge, gets prison despite ...
Anthony Mangone, called 'dirty lawyer' by judge, gets prison despite ...
Dayton names his lawyer health commissioner
Emily Johnson Piper was appointed by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to be human services commissioner on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis). Dayton names his lawyer health commissioner. By Don Davis Today at 1:54 p.m. ...
Trump lawyer threatens Bush supporter with lawsuit over negative ads
The lawyer for GOP frontrunner Donald Trump's corporate interests is responding to negative advertising against his client in a familiar way - by threatening a lawsuit. The target is Mike Fernandez, a billionaire health care magnate and a Gov. Jeb Bush ...
Lawyer Jeff Sprung will run for state auditor, says 'long past time' for ...
Lawyer Jeff Sprung will run for state auditor, says 'long past time' for ...
Lawyer: Wedron clients win battle
An attorney for Wedron residents who sued several companies for groundwater pollution says his clients won a key battle last week. In a court order, La Salle County Circuit Judge Joseph Hettel ruled on a number of requests from the companies. He ...
No charges for Chicago cop in Ronald Johnson shooting death; lawyer blasts ...
No charges for Chicago cop in Ronald Johnson shooting death; lawyer blasts ...
Vietnamese Lawyer Beaten by Masked Men Following Human Rights Class
Last month, lawyers Tran Thu Nam and Le Van Luan, who had advised the family of a young man who died in police custody, were brutally attacked in Hanoi by a group of thugs wearing masks, leaving them bloody and bruised. At the time, Dai told RFA that ...
Letter: Group should 'lawyer up'
4) leads me to believe that Planned Parenthood needs to "lawyer up" and take on some or all of its critics in a class-action lawsuit alleging slander and defamation. Perhaps a nice big fat class-action lawsuit will have folks like Carly Fiorina and her ...
The lawyer looking to kill the 'gig economy'
The Houston-bred, Harvard-educated lawyer learned about fighting for social change in between college and law school while working for noted activist and former Congresswoman Bella Abzug. She has made a habit of fighting for workers' rights, and seems ...
To Judge, Lawyer's Cooperation Doesn't Offset Corruption
To federal prosecutors, Anthony J. Mangone, a Westchester County lawyer convicted on corruption charges, was among their most important cooperating witnesses in years. His help has been credited with leading to the convictions of three current or ...
Wisconsin Man Fatally Shot in Police Standoff at Motorcyle Shop Was a Hostage ...
Wisconsin Man Fatally Shot in Police Standoff at Motorcyle Shop Was a Hostage ...
Syed Rizwan Farooks Lawyer Bashed Ex-Client on Yelp
The lawyer assigned to their case, according to Russell Salazar, blew the morning session and called the bailiff to let his client know he would be arriving long after lunch. By this time Russell and Nicole Salazar's charges increased and their bail ...
Lawyer says Bronx woman accused of stabbing husband to death was battered
The lawyer for a Bronx woman accused of plunging a knife into her husband's chest Sunday morning says she was a battered wife, and plans to use a justification defense. “Any jury in the Bronx will understand what it means to be a victim of domestic ...
EXCLUSIVE: Rapper Wais P the Pimp gets bail chance after lawyer claims ...
EXCLUSIVE: Rapper Wais P the Pimp gets bail chance after lawyer claims ...
Anti-Piracy Lawyer Milked Copyright Holders For Millions
Leaks from a confidential auditor report into the activities of bankrupt anti-piracy law firm Johan Schlüter suggest that the company defrauded its entertainment industry clients out of $25m. One lawyer was singled out for most criticism after ...