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Apple's top lawyer to testify before Congress over encryption fight with FBI
Hill sources said the measure had little support in the current Congress, and opposition had intensified after a memo leaked from top intelligence lawyer Robert Litt suggesting that the administration could exploit public anger after a terrorist attack ...
Judge hears arguments on whether to 'gag' Michelle Lodzinski's lawyer
NEW BRUNSWICK — Superior Court Judge Dennis Nieves did not issue a ruling Thursday on whether to "gag" Michelle Lodzinski's attorney to keep him from speaking to members of the press during her trial for the murder of her son, Timothy Wiltsey, 5, ...
Lawyer for Angelika Graswald, Accused of Killing Husband While Couple Kayaked, Seeks to Suppress Interrogation ...
Lawyer for Angelika Graswald, Accused of Killing Husband While Couple Kayaked, Seeks to Suppress Interrogation ...
Charge: Lawyer submitted bogus pay records
An Augusta County lawyer is accused of profiting from falsified pay records he presented to bolster clients' claims for lost wages. Franklin C. Coyner of Stuart's Draft was directly indicted in November on a felony charge of grand larceny by false ...
After mistrial, next move unclear against Chesco lawyer
After a weeklong trial, the Chester County District Attorney's Office faces a decision: Should it refile charges against a lawyer accused in the death of his elderly father? Shortly before midnight Wednesday, jurors at the Chester County Justice Center ...
Lawyer: Suspect was 'a little down' before shootings
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD/AP) — A lawyer for the family of a man charged in a deadly Kalamazoo shooting rampage said Jason Dalton was acting depressed a few days before the spree, but they know no motive for the killing of six people and injuring of ...
In latest Argentina bond flap, mediator scolds hedge fund lawyer for disclosures
(Reuters) – Big news came from an unexpected quarter on Wednesday. At an open hearing on an arcane procedural issue before a panel of judges at the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, a lawyer for hedge funds entrenched in a 15-year fight with Argentina ...
Rumford lawyer appeals probation
"I have essentially been railroaded for a decade since I started practicing by a few biased, opposing lawyers trying to gain an advantage in a hard-fought case, or calling a lawyer or judge out for abusing their power or exploiting innocent victims ...
Anger as Christian lawyer paraded on Chinese state TV for 'confession'
Supporters of a prominent Christian lawyer who was taken into secret detention after opposing a Communist party cross-removal campaign are demanding his release after he became the latest Chinese human rights defender to be paraded on television for ...
Married City lawyer, 51, 'had rush hour sex in street outside Waterloo station' with prominent barrister who gets to ...
Married City lawyer, 51, 'had rush hour sex in street outside Waterloo station' with prominent barrister who gets to ...
Apple's lawyer: If we lose, it will lead to a 'police state'
ted olson apple Ted Olson, Apple's lawyer, says that losing the case will lead to a 'police state.' Apple's attorney painted a scary picture if Apple loses its fight with the FBI. In an interview with CNNMoney's Laurie Segall on Friday, Ted Olson ...
Lawyer For Apple: 'What In The Law Requires Us To Redesign The iPhone?'
Ted Olson is one of the most prominent lawyers working in America today. He argued on behalf of George W. Bush in Bush v. Gore, and was the solicitor general for most of Bush's first term. A star conservative lawyer, he surprised many when he joined ...
What Being A Lawyer Means To Jean Lee, Newly Appointed MCCA President And CEO
Renwei Chung (RC): What does being a lawyer mean to you? Jean Lee (JL): Empowerment. Advocacy. A game changer. Those are the first three things that come to my mind when I think about what it means to be a lawyer. Perhaps it is my family background ...
We asked a First Amendment lawyer if Apple's 'code is speech' argument holds water. Here's what he said.
Wayne Giampietro, a Chicago-based lawyer and longtime member of the First Amendment Lawyer's Association, said that Apple is absolutely on solid ground with its argument. "There are a lot of cases saying that the government cannot compel private ...
Lawyer in governor's office called Flint water 'downright scary' 6 months before lead crisis
Two lawyers in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's office urged his top aides to switch Flint back to Detroit's water system only months after the city began using the Flint River, with one calling the use of the river "downright scary" even before lead ...
Former Oshawa councillor who kidnapped city's lawyer could get up to 10 years in jail
Former Oshawa councillor who kidnapped city's lawyer could get up to 10 years in jail. Robert Lutczyk pleaded guilty last year to kidnapping solicitor David Potts at gunpoint from his Courtice driveway. Share on Facebook ...
LePage lawyer urges court to dismiss Eves' lawsuit
Paul LePage's lawyer says the court should dismiss a lawsuit House Speaker Mark Eves filed against LePage because the dispute may only be resolved by voters, not the courts. The lawsuit accuses the Republican governor of violating the rights of Eves, ...
Report: Justice Dept. Lawyer Mishandled Government Records
A Justice Department lawyer admitted improperly sending sensitive information to her personal email account, according to an investigative report obtained by The Associated Press. As Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is scrutinized for ...
Michigan governor's lawyer called Flint water 'scary' long before lead crisis
LANSING, Mich. — Two lawyers in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's office urged his top aides to switch Flint back to Detroit's water system only months after the city began using the Flint River, with one calling the use of the river “downright scary” even ...
Urbandale lawyer suspended for alcohol-fueled attack
An Urbandale criminal defense lawyer who punched a woman in the face during an alcohol-fueled attack won't be allowed to practice law for at least three months after a ruling from Iowa Supreme Court. Lawyer Jamie Deremiah, 33, pleaded guilty to ...
Wife of NYC lawyer killed by Conn. cop speaks out
The wife of a New York City lawyer killed during a confrontation with a Connecticut cop after officials say he attacked her and their children on Feb. 16 spoke out. When police, responding to a 911 call, arrived at the scene just before dawn they found ...
Lawyer: Hospital, Police Mishandled Mental Patient Who Died
The lawyer for relatives of an Alabama mental patient who died after being shot by a police stun gun at a hospital says officers and medical workers mishandled the situation. Attorney John Taylor says hospital employees shouldn't have called police to ...
New Jersey detainee who attacked New Orleans lawyer booked with aggravated battery
Traore Leigh, 46, was booked Friday (Feb. 26) with aggravated second-degree battery in connection with what witnesses described as a handcuffed attack on a female New Orleans lawyer that occurred Thursday in Orleans Parish Magistrate Court. Leigh was ...
Louis Tomlinson 'to fight Briana Jungwirth for custodial rights of son Freddie'
Louis Tomlinson and Briana Jungwirth have reportedly reached a 'temporary settlement' in a custody battle over their newborn baby son Freddie Reign. The One Direction singer was said to have instructed a lawyer on Friday morning, after the mother of ...
Essex schools hire lawyer in hockey investigation
ESSEX - The Chittenden Central Supervisory Union has retained an attorney amid allegations of "inappropriate behavior" by an Essex High School boys' hockey player against another teammate. Local lawyer Pietro Lynn told the Burlington Free Press he ...
Lawyer accused of raping woman on Murphy bed is acquitted
Jurors acquitted a wealthy Manhattan lawyer of trying to rape a woman on a fold-out Murphy bed in his posh Midtown office — but they took plenty of pot shots at him as they left the courthouse. “He's absolutely a douche,” a female juror said of Dan ...
Apple lawyer warns government on road to 'limitless' power in iPhone encryption fight
Apple lawyer warns government on road to 'limitless' power in iPhone encryption fight. By Mikey Campbell Friday, February 26, 2016, 06:17 pm PT (09:17 pm ET). Apple lawyer Ted Olson, who some view as one of the most prominent practicing attorneys in ...
Verify someone is a lawyer
HOUSTON - The State Bar of Texas maintains a database where the public can verify a person's law license and see if a lawyer has been disciplined in the past. Visit: https://texasbar.com/. Type in a name under “Find a Lawyer.” Look for the colored ...
Iran signals lawyer yet to be appointed for detained Iranian-American
DUBAI Iran's judiciary signaled on Saturday that Iranian-American businessman Siamak Namazi, detained since October in a case being watched internationally, had not been given access to a lawyer. The businessman was on a list published last month by ...
Justice Dept. Lawyer Admits Mishandling Government Records
A Justice Department lawyer admitted improperly sending sensitive but unclassified work information to her personal email account, according to an investigative report obtained by The Associated Press. As Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ...
Lawyer: Apple being 'conscripted' into govt service
Families of the victims killed in the San Bernardino terror attack are supporting the U.S. government's push to require Apple to help the FBI hack into a locked iPhone involved in the investigation. Whether this additional support will help the FBI's ...
Apple lawyer Ted Olson says creating unlock tool would lead to an 'Orwellian' society [Video]
Following the revelation that Apple's top lawyer Bruce Sewell will testify before Congress this coming week over encryption, another attorney for the company has sat down with CNN to discuss the ongoing case. In the interview, current Apple lawyer and ...
TN solar power project: Adani seeks to gag its lawyer after he claims 'violations'
In an unusual move, the Gujarat-based Adani Group of Companies has filed a petition in the Madras High Court seeking to gag its own lawyer after he allegedly threatened to expose “major violations”, and name those involved in the purchase and funding ...
Jurors Badmouth "Douche" Lawyer After Acquitting Him In Murphy Bed Rape Case
A lawyer who was accused of attempting to rape a woman in a murphy bed in his office was acquitted this week—but that doesn't mean that jurors liked him. "He's absolutely a douche," a female juror told the NY Post regarding attorney Dan Nelson. "He's ...
How soldiers allegedly brutalised Lagos lawyer
Two military officers in Lagos allegedly descended on a lawyer, Gabriel Akintoye, who was on his way home from work, forced him to his knees and bloodied his face with army boots, according to a petition to the Chief of Army Staff by Festus Keyamo, ...
Dunedin based Syrian lawyer admitted to the bar in Invercargill
Syrian lawyer Mohannad Taha, centre, was admitted to the bar at Invercargill District Court, on Monday morning, with some of his family watching on. From left to right his sister May, mother Izdehar, wife Lina, and children daughter Zenah, 8, son ...
Ask the Lawyer: Transgender service members' rights are evolving
Ask the Lawyer: Transgender service members' rights are evolving. Q. I am a transgender member of the armed forces. What are my rights to serve? Loading… Post to Facebook. Ask the Lawyer: Transgender service members' rights are evolving Q. I am a ...
Abhishek Shetty: GSA president hiring a lawyer shows unwillingness to cooperate
When you've been accused of restricting free speech, there's a list of actions you can take. Hiring lawyers in an attempt to further restrict free speech should rank very low on that list. And yet, that's exactly what Milan Chatterjee, president of the ...
Lawyer's abalone sacking stands
The loophole was noted in legal advice written by government lawyer Frank Neasey in July 2013 and circulated to Mr Shepherd's office. Mr Shepherd applied for two of the licences in his stepdaughters' names in August that year. He denied ever seeing the ...
'Abusive' disabilities lawyer Paul Hansmeier loses against St. Paul landlord
His lawyer: Paul Hansmeier of Minneapolis' Class Justice, who has filed more than 100 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits within the last couple years. Many of those lawsuits were filed on behalf of Wong. Some of Hansmeier's suits have ...
JNU row: SC asks lawyer to get Attorney General Rohatgi's view on contempt plea
The Supreme Court on Monday asked a lawyer to get the opinion of the Attorney General before it accords hearing to his plea seeking contempt action against jailed JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, former DU lecturer SAR Gilani and few others on the ...
Accused Tipp Hill shooter threatened his lawyer, blamed invisible nemesis named 'Doug'
Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse parolee accused of opening fire in a Tipperary Hill pub last winter threatened to attack his own lawyer and blamed his behavior on an imaginary person named "Doug." That's according to a forensic psychologist, Dr. Thomas ...
Apple lawyer says helping FBI break into iPhone will lead to more crime
As Apple prepares to move its encryption battle with the Federal Bureau of Investigation from the courts to the halls of Congress, its chief lawyer is arguing that unlocking the iPhone used by a San Bernardino terrorist will ultimately create more ...
Apple's top lawyer: FBI order weakens security for all iPhones
The FBI's effort to force Apple to help unlock one of the San Bernardino shooter's iPhones would weaken security for all devices, the company's top lawyer will tell lawmakers on Tuesday. “We can all agree this is not about access to just one iPhone ...
Brandywine Realty's top lawyer resigns
As for Brandywine, the opening will certainly be a highly attractive job for any local real estate lawyer — similar to when Liberty Property Trust sought a replacement for the late James Bowes three years ago. It ended up hiring Cozen O'Connor real ...
Avoid new local, lawyer-related scam and others
The phone might even show your real lawyer's number, and someone will identify themselves as an employee of the law office. "This 'employee' will tell you a bill needs to be paid or a retainer replenished," Colvin said via email. "The 'employee' will ...
Lawyer: Republic cop should be charged with murder
A Republic police officer who shot and killed Destry Meikle earlier this month has been on administrative leave for the last two weeks, per the department's policy. A lawyer representing Meikle's family told the News-Leader he wants Sgt. John Tinsley ...
Dr Luke's lawyer insists Kesha is 'not a victim' after she thanked Lady Gaga
But not everyone was in agreement with the pop star, with a lawyer for music producer Dr. Luke - who Kesha has accused of drugging and raping her - stating to TMZ that she is not 'a victim'. During the Oscars, Lady Gaga performed her moving hit Til It ...
The Latest: Judges Grill Menendez Lawyer in Corruption Case
Bob Menendez's lawyer during arguments in the corruption case against the longtime lawmaker. Menendez was charged last year with multiple counts of bribery and honest services fraud after prosecutors said he took gifts and campaign contributions from a ...
Joelle Roy, Lawyer Who Filed Appeal For Moncton Shooter, Appointed As Quebec Judge
Quebec's Justice Department has confirmed that the lawyer who agreed to file an appeal on behalf of convicted cop killer Justin Bourque has been appointed as a judge in Quebec. A department spokeswoman says Joelle Roy, a lawyer with the law firm ...