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Married Florida lawyer accused of having sex with attempted murderer in jail, banned from all five county jails
A married Florida lawyer had sex with her client, an attempted murderer, at Broward County's main jail Wednesday afternoon, police said. Jessica Mishali, 35, has been banned from all five jails in the South Florida county after a jail deputy saw her ...
Unfamiliar Terrain for Corporate Lawyer in Planned Parenthood Drama
Morrison & Foerster, which previously handled abortion-rights cases, received the request and emailed lawyers at the firm about the inquiry. Mr. Foran raised his hand and, soon after, secured a court order stopping the group from releasing information ...
Trial lawyer Marshall Simmons dies at 82; represented Cowboys for decades
Marshall Simmons, a prominent Dallas trial lawyer who represented the Murchison family and the Dallas Cowboys for more than two decades, died Thursday. He was 82. Simmons was one of three legendary trial lawyers who reigned over the Dallas ...
Ex-Hillie hires lawyer who represented Aaron Hernandez
Ian Kessel, 19, of 12 Lexington Ave., Bradford, hired defense lawyer James Sultan of Boston, according to court officials. Sultan replaces attorney Francis O'Brien Jr. of Boston, who represented Kessel at his arraignment on Wednesday in Haverhill ...
Steven Avery's new lawyer says advances in forensic testing could exonerate him — again
She believes Avery is innocent of the 2005 murder of Halbach. Avery is currently serving a life sentence. The "Dateline" episode also interviewed Jerry Buting, the lawyer for Avery in the Halbach case, who still believes Avery should not have been ...
Tajikistan: Jailed Lawyer's Detention Extended
A court in Tajikistan has ruled to extend the detention of jailed lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov by two months, according to a report by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Tajik service, Radio Ozodi. Ozodi cites the press service of the Ismoil Somoni district ...
Watch live: Ammon Bundy's lawyer press conference
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Ammon Bundy's lawyer will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. Saturday regarding contact they had with the remaining occupiers at the refuge. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST ...
Ask the Lawyer: Black service member prosecuted because of race?
Ask the Lawyer: Black service member prosecuted because of race? By Mathew B. Tully, Special to Military Times 12:08 a.m. EST January 31, 2016. Ask the Lawyer (Photo: Thinkstock/Staff). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. Q. What ...
Blood, sweat and fundraising: Springfield lawyer honored by Doctors Without Borders for marathon charity
SPRINGFIELD – In October, Stephanie Woods was the only lawyer in Springfield District Court wearing one shoe and one flip flop. It wasn't a fashion statement, although the rubber sandal – and her bandaged toes – testified to her grueling training ...
Motorcycle club lawyer: members attacked by rival gangs at Denver expo
A lawyer for the Iron Order Motorcycle Club said Sunday the shootout that left one person dead and seven hospitalized may have started when three members were jumped by members of one or more biker gangs. John C. Whitfield, the lawyer who is also a ...
Palestinian hunger striker can no longer speak: lawyer
He lost his ability to speak and 60 percent of his hearing," his lawyer Jawad Boulus said in a statement. Boulus visited Qiq on Sunday at the Emek Medical Centre in the northern Israeli city of Afula, where he is being treated. Speaking at a press ...
David Daleiden Prosecutor Got Money, PR Help From Late Term Abortionist's Lawyer
The Houston prosecutor whose grand jury indicted two pro-life activists behind the Planned Parenthood sting but cleared the group of wrongdoing is closely connected to the lawyer for a late-term abortionist she failed to prosecute. Chip Lewis, the ...
Grief rising over sudden death of lawyer, child advocate Jason Kutulakis
A swell of grief was rising Sunday afternoon as word circulated about the sudden death of well-known Carlisle attorney and children's advocate Jason Kutulakis. Kutulakis, 47, a founder of Abom & Kutulakis, died Sunday morning at his home, apparently ...
DEQ workers need to find own lawyers in Flint lawsuit
A new legal migraine could be kicking in for seven Michigan Department of Environmental Quality employees who are being sued over the Flint water crisis. State Attorney General Bill Schuette said his office can't defend them and they need to find their ...
Steven Avery's New Lawyer Talks New Evidence and Mysteriously Deleted Tweets
On Friday's edition of Dateline NBC, Kathleen Zellner, the new lawyer for Making A Murderer's Steven Avery, discussed new developments in scientific testing that could help her client prove his innocence. “Generally, since 2007, there have been ...
Report Describes Lawyers' Advice on Moving Suspect Funds Into US
With attention growing on the use of shell companies in high-end real estate, an activist organization released a report Sunday night that said several New York real estate lawyers had been caught on camera providing advice on how to move suspect money ...
Andre Esteves's Defense Lawyer Has a Few Things He Wants to Say
“I'm no legal genius," Kakay says during lunch at Piantella, a tony restaurant he owns in Brasilia, "but I'm a f---ing great lawyer." The afternoon meal is standard fare for Kakay. For three hours, he holds court as he imbibes glass after glass of ...