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OJ Never Testified, Probably Because of this Lawyer's Killer Cross
Before Sarah Paulson's compelling portrayal of Marcia Clark in “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” which has transformed the embattled prosecutor into a feminist hero, another woman was hired to play the part. In the real-life O.J. case, a scene unfolded ...
Lawyer: Motorcyclist in chase leading to fatal collision in Hackensack has history of concussions
Lawyer: Motorcyclist in chase leading to fatal collision in Hackensack has history of concussions. By KIM LUEDDEKE. staff writer |. The Record. A motorcyclist involved in a crash that led to a responding officer's fatal collision with another driver ...
The Global Lawyer: The Money Laundering Mills of Panama and You
Journalists worldwide are now sifting for clues to their own country's corruption in the 2.6 terabytes of "Panama Papers" leaked from Mossack Fonseca over the weekend. The Panamanian firm was memorably dubbed "The Law Firm That Works with Oligarchs, ...
Former DOJ Lawyer: Hillary Clinton should be prosecuted over email handling
Former DOJ lawyer Ronald Sievert says the media has bought into a Clinton camp defense strategy involving whether her email was “marked classified” at the time or not. In a piece for USA Today, Sievert calls this effort a smokescreen and notes the word ...
Disability lawyer Eric Conn arrested, being held for US Marshals
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) – Disability attorney Eric Conn, who has faced accusations of colluding with a judge to rig Social Security cases, is in custody Monday night in the Pike County Detention Center, according to the jail's website. Conn is being held ...
Champlain Oil lawyer challenges city's appeal
BARRE — The permit that was granted to raze and replace a local Jiffy Mart might be the product of a procedurally flawed process, but the lawyer representing the convenience store's owner claims the same can be said of a pending appeal that has at ...
Clarimont: Defence lawyer's cross-examination brings drama to Bosma trial
But for 92 minutes Monday an old-school defence lawyer unleashed a torrent of attacks unlike any the jury has seen at the Tim Bosma murder trial. Thomas Dungey's grilling of Crown witness Shane Schlatman brought more drama than any courtroom ...
Quebec lawyer features as major tax haven facilitator in Panama Papers leak
If you're a wealthy Middle Eastern businessperson wishing to move some of your considerable assets to a traditional tax haven, there's a reasonable chance you know the name of Helene Mathieu. The Dubai-based lawyer from Quebec has quietly emerged ...
Lawyer: Woman trying to help friends, not commit robbery
NATICK, Mass. —The lawyer for a Springfield woman accused of assaulting a Macy's security guard and committing an unarmed robbery on Friday was just trying to defend a friend, the MetroWest Daily News reported. Victoria N. Scala, 19, saw her friend ...
Top criminal lawyer is calling for the immediate release of Ben Batterham
A top criminal lawyer has vowed to get murder accused Ben Batterham released from prison, as it is revealed he was covered in bite marks after he 'detained' an alleged thief found inside his home. Mr Batterham, from Newcastle, north of Sydney, has been ...
Conte lawyer: “We are confident”
Antonio Conte's lawyer is “confident” the Italy CT will be acquitted in a match-fixing trial. It was announced today that the prosecutor in the Calcioscommesse trial has requested that the Azzurri boss, who will take over Chelsea in the summer, be ...
Heathcliff Berru's Lawyer 'Confident' No Charges Will Be Filed In Yasmine Kittles Case
The Los Angeles Police Department is still investigating a sexual battery complaint filed last week by Tearist member Yasmine Kittles against disgraced publicist Heathcliff Berru. In the meantime, Berru's lawyer told the New York Post that his client ...
Murdered Texas Lawyer Was Secretly Cartel Boss, Defense Says
Guns seized from the Mexican Sinaloa cartel during "Operation Pipeline Express" are displayed at a news conference in Phoenix, Arizona October 31, 2011. Law enforcement authorities have arrested over 70 people in raids that dismantled a narcotics ...
Disability Lawyer Eric Conn Arrested on Federal Charges
A Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as "Mr. Social Security" has been indicted on charges that he made millions by paying a doctor and a judge to rubber-stamp disability claims using phony medical evidence. The indictment against Conn, Social Security ...
Ex Representative Grimm's restaurant partner to plead guilty: lawyer
NEW YORK A onetime business partner of former U.S. Representative Michael Grimm is preparing to plead guilty to a tax charge in a case related to the prosecution that led to the congressman's imprisonment, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Prosecutors in a ...
Technoshock And The Solo Lawyer
scream at computer legal technology tech angry upset associate woman lawyer If you have a practice-based blog and a website, then you are already light years ahead of your professional peers. But technology. That's a whole other animal in 2016. It is ...
Paul Walker Daughter's Lawyer Says Porsche's Victory is Irrelevant
0405-paul-walker-meadow-walker-TMZ-INSTAGRAM-01 Porsche will have to pay up dearly in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by Paul Walker's daughter, despite the car company's win against the driver's widow ... so says Meadow Walker's lawyer. Attorney ...
Longtime Rockland lawyer returns to firm
ROCKLAND, Maine — Lawyer Willard “Skip” Pease and his longtime paralegal, Patricia “Trish” Leclerc, have rejoined the law firm of Crandall, Hanscom & Collins. Pease had been a principal in Crandall, Hanscom, Pease & Collins for nearly 20 years before ...
Lawyer seeks Cliven Bundy release, calls him 'political prisoner'
Calling him a “political prisoner,” a lawyer for Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy filed court papers Tuesday seeking his release from federal custody. Attorney Joel Hansen said the government has failed to show Bundy is a violent man and is keeping him ...
Missouri Supreme Court suspends lawyer and part-time prosecutor
ST. LOUIS COUNTY • The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the law license of a part-time prosecutor and lawyer for a series of rules violations, including knowingly failing to disclose information that a client obtained by hacking into his ...
Brandon Marshall attack caused woman 'intense fear': lawyer
During opening statements of a Manhattan federal civil trial​ against the Jet, lawyer Joshua Moskovitz said the Jets star has caused his client Christin Myles “intense physical fear and psychological fear, and that's not surprising given the strength ...
Broward ex-pastor convicted of child sex abuse dies in prison
But, the lawyer said London became ill after eating something when he was transferred to a federal prison in Arizona about three months ago. He spent about two weeks in a civilian hospital in Arizona before being moved to the prison hospital in ...
Technology|FBI Lawyer Won't Say if Data From Unlocked iPhone Is Useful
On Tuesday, the F.B.I.'s top lawyer shed a bit more light on the question, a week after the Justice Department announced that it had gotten into the iPhone without Apple's help. The lawyer, James A. Baker, the bureau's general counsel, told an audience ...
Uber-lawyer Brown striking out on his own
You can look it up: Martindale-Hubbell lists him with an AV Preeminent Peer Review rating, the highest the lawyer-ranking service gives. He's listed in “Best Lawyers in America.” Vegas Inc. identified him as one of the city's top lawyers in 2013. He ...
The Mystery of the Gay Jewish Defense Lawyer Murdered in Ukraine
ODESSA, Ukraine — Defense lawyer Yuriy Grabovskiy often told his friends and colleagues: “Surprisingly, nobody has rubbed me out yet.” But his words were never taken seriously. None of his friends thought of recommending that the charismatic lawyer ...
Lawyer for Owen Labrie files motion for new trial, cites ineffective counsel
In the motion, the defense attorney says Labrie's previous lawyers failed to challenge the computer offense, which resulted in a miscarriage of justice. Labrie began serving his one-year jail sentence last month after a judge revoked his bail. One of ...
O.J. Simpson's Lawyer, Robert Sharpiro, Tells Barbara Walters About The One Mistake That Could've Convicted His ...
O.J. Simpson's Lawyer, Robert Sharpiro, Tells Barbara Walters About The One Mistake That Could've Convicted His ...
Lawyer is suspended for using email information…
Eisenstein's client had obtained his wife's payroll documents and a list of direct examination questions prepared by the wife's lawyer for an upcoming divorce trial, according to the Missouri Supreme Court opinion. The client gave the information to ...
Back In The Race: The Plight Of The Long-Term Unemployed Lawyer
Long-term unemployment creates special problems for lawyers. Most define long-term unemployed as someone who's been out of work between six months to one year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics defines long-term unemployed as someone who has been ...
Thibodeau's lawyer: Heidi Allen judge missed the big picture
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – An Oswego County judge failed to follow the law when he didn't consider the totality of new evidence of Gary Thibodeau's innocence in the 1994 kidnapping of Heidi Allen in Oswego County, his lawyers argued in court papers. The judge ...
Lawyer: Failed Kenya Case Indictment Against Prosecution
The lawyer of Kenya's deputy president William Ruto says the collapse of the case against his client at the International Criminal Court is a damning indictment of the prosecution whose key witnesses were found not to be reliable. Karim Khan said ...
Injunction ruling enables celebrities to hide sex lives, says top lawyer
A leading media lawyer has claimed that celebrities have been given carte blanche to use their children to prevent stories about their sex lives being published, after a court upheld an injunction against the Sun on Sunday. The court of appeal ruled ...
Old Lady Lawyer: The Battle For Diversity Goes On
old lady lawyer elderly woman grandmother grandma laptop computer I live in Pasadena, California, a suburb of Los Angeles in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains that have peaks up to ten thousand feet. Pasadena: the home of the Rose Parade (it's ...
Lawyer for Ex-Oklahoma Deputy Plans Questions About Stress
A lawyer for a former Oklahoma reserve sheriff's deputy charged in the death of an unarmed suspect says defense witnesses will be asked about the role of stress on decision-making. Robert Bates was charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death ...
The Latest: Prep school grad's ex-lawyer responds to claim
CONCORD, N.H. – The Latest on the case of a former prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a freshman as part of a game of sexual conquest (all times local): 4 p.m.. The former lawyer for a New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of ...
Lawyer probed in 'Kung Fu Judge' missing $700K inheritance
A Queens lawyer accused of looting the estate of a Brooklyn judge is being probed by a grand jury over seven counts of grand larceny that accuse him of pocketing more than $700,000 in inheritance, The Post has learned. Attorney Frank Racano ...
Seymour Lazar, Flamboyant Entertainment Lawyer, Dies at 88
Seymour M. Lazar, a swashbuckling entertainment lawyer, stock trader and serial litigator whose lifetime of adventures took him from the legal tangle surrounding the estate of Howard Hughes to involvement in a colossal fraud case that threatened to ...
AP Interview: Japan Lawyer Wants No-Nukes After Fukushima
In this March 22, 2016 photo, lawyer Hiroyuki Kawai answers questions during an exclusive interview with The Associated Press at his office in Tokyo. Kawai is representing dozens of courtroom battles to shut down Japan's reactors - a fight he has ...
Japan lawyer wants no-nukes after Fukushima
In this March 22, 2016 photo, lawyer Hiroyuki Kawai answers questions during an exclusive interview with The Associated Press at his office in Tokyo. Kawai is representing dozens of courtroom battles to shut down Japan's reactors - a fight …more ...
Gordon Stuckless' lawyer expected to say what sentence he is seeking
TORONTO -- Gordon Stuckless's lawyer is expected to tell a Toronto court today what sentence he believes his client deserves for sexually abusing 18 boys over three decades. Ari Goldkind has previously said Stuckless -- who has pleaded guilty to 100 ...
Abdeslam Lawyer: Extradition to France Could Take Some Weeks
The lawyer for Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam said Thursday that it will take some weeks before his client can be extradited from Belgium to France. Sven Mary spoke after a legal hearing on the Belgian-born French national's continuing detention ...
Cyprus Top Lawyer: Hijack Suspect to Be Extradited to Egypt
An Egyptian request to extradite a man who authorities say admitted to hijacking an EgyptAir flight with a fake suicide belt has been approved and legal procedures are underway, Cyprus' attorney general said Thursday. Petros Clerides told The ...
The Supreme Court Says You Can Pay Your Lawyer!
The Sixth Amendment says you get a lawyer to defend you if you're being prosecuted. Generally, that right can be made real in one of two ways; you can have a lawyer appointed for you and paid for by the government — though you don't get to choose who ...
Well-known St. John's lawyer John Kelly dead
Long-time St. John's lawyer John Kelly has died, CBC News confirmed Thursday morning. The defence lawyer was called to the bar in 1971, and was a partner with Randy Piercey at a downtown St. John's law firm. Kelly, who had been sick in recent years, ...
Family of Lawyer Shot in Wrecked Car: Cops Covered up Murder
The family of an attorney found shot in the head in a wrecked car is suing police, saying they rushed to judgment in declaring the death a suicide and didn't properly investigate because he was black. The family of Gugsa Abraham "Abe" Dabela sued ...
Seymour Lazar, Former Lawyer to Miles Davis and Lenny Bruce and Indicted Stockbroker, Dies at 88
Seymour Lazar, the former entertainment lawyer and stock trader accused of being the kickback-taking middleman in a major fraud scandal involving one of the top class-action law firms in the United States, died on March 30 at his home in Palm Springs ...
Who Needs A Business Card When You Can Be A Lawyer Stereotype?
No shame in getting pegged as your nationality, just like they're no shame in folks being able to tell you're a lawyer. After all, we didn't spend 150 grand and sacrifice three years for people not to know we're lawyers. In much the same way people ...
Orlando's KEL lawyer trio is splitting up
One of Orlando's better-known law firms, K.E.L., is splitting up after announcing a new name. The firm was founded as Kaufman, Englett and Lynd in 1999, and shortened the name as it grew. K.E.L. was best known for taking on hundreds of foreclosure ...
The Latest: Cookout ambush suspect's lawyer: He's innocent
PITTSBURGH – The Latest on a suspect being named in the cookout ambush (all times local): 3:20 p.m.. A lawyer says he has no idea why his client is being named as a suspect in a Pittsburgh cookout ambush last month that killed five adults and an unborn ...
The Latest: Panama lawyer explains lack of US clients
The lawyer at the center of the scandal has an explanation: he prefers not to have them as clients. In an interview with The Associated Press, Ramon Fonseca said that he and his German-born partner at Mossack Fonseca like to vacation in the U.S., but ...