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Gambia sentences lawyer, 18 others to three years for 'unlawful assembly'
DAKAR Gambia sentenced a prominent lawyer and 18 of his supporters to three years in jail on Wednesday for "unlawful assembly" and for holding a protest without a permit, a court document reviewed by Reuters showed. Ousainou Darboe was arrested ...
FBI informant was threatened long before his murder, lawyer says
FBI informant was threatened long before his murder, lawyer says. Paris Poe, a reputed Hobos gang member, is a suspect in the fatal shooting of FBI informant Keith Daniels in 2013. Frank Main · @FrankMainNews | email ...
Politics|Trump Lawyer Sends 'Art of the Deal' Ghostwriter a Cease-and-Desist Letter
Donald J. Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Wednesday. Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times. CLEVELAND — Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter of Mr. Trump's best-selling autobiography “The Art of the Deal,” said on ...
Lawyer claims preschool 'stalker' is just a mentally ill Christian
“He's of diminished mental capacity,” the lawyer earlier told Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice William Miller. “There was no indication to him that this was a school, he didn't see any children. He thought he was in a church,” Dayan said of his client ...
Scandal principal sues lawyer, union for $2M despite $200K deal
An arbitrator recommended termination last year — but the case wobbled when it emerged that her then-union lawyer, Charity Guerra, was interviewing for a DOE gig while handling the case. Klingsberg argued that the conflict precluded a fair ...
Counts Reduced Against Lawyer in BP Oil Spill Fraud Case
A Texas lawyer and six co-defendants are now facing a reduced indictment of 73 charges, instead of 95, at federal trial on accusations that they faked more than 40,000 damage claims after the BP oil spill in 2010. Online court records show that ...
Arkansas lawyer gets probation for stealing from firm
FORT SMITH -- An attorney who surrendered his law license in May pleaded guilty Wednesday in Sebastian County Circuit Court to stealing money from his law firm. Michael Redd, formerly with the Fort Smith firm Robertson Beasley Shipley and Redd PLLC, ...
Why Your Innovation Team Needs a Lawyer
A leading professional services firm signed up 1,000 people to Slack groups before confidentiality lawyers closed down the project because it was cloud-based. A regional bank wouldn't allow sales teams to share a new marketing campaign on their ...
Fleeing Turkish troops fear death if sent home from Greece: lawyer
ATHENS Eight Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece in a military helicopter after last week's failed coup fear they will be killed if they are sent back home, one of their lawyers said on Thursday. The men - three majors, three captains and two sergeant ...
Lawyer TV Ads Pay Homage to 'Better Call Saul'
The show “Better Call Saul” is the story an underdog's doomed pursuit of an honest career as a lawyer as he gradually succumbs to personal demons and feelings of betrayal by the legal establishment. Lawyers watching AMC's “Breaking Bad” spin-off, which ...
Lawyer: Man shot by cops while lying down with hands up
(CNN) - Charles Kinsey said he was lying in the middle of the street with his arms raised high when police shot him in the leg. Kinsey, who works for an assisted living facility in North Miami, had gone outside Monday to assist one of his patients who ...
Sanctions motion claims lawyer flung coffee at Venable partner during deposition
The website links to Wallerstein's July 19 motion and a July 15 letter by the alleged coffee-flinging lawyer, Valeria Calafiore Healy, who says the coffee was iced and it was slammed on the table rather than flung. According to Wallerstein's motion ...
Dylann Roof Lawyer Wants Evidence Kept out of Church Trial
A lawyer defending the man charged in the Charleston church shootings wants a judge to keep some video and other evidence out of his federal hate crimes trial, and says explaining why in public could harm prospects for seating an impartial jury. Dylann ...
Unarmed Man With Hands Up Shot by Cop: There's 'No Justification,' Lawyer Says
An unarmed black man was shot and injured by police in Florida while he had his hands in the air -- a shooting that had "no justification," the injured man's attorney said today. The attorney released video of the Monday incident showing Charles Kinsey ...
Man With Hands Up Shot by Cop: There's 'No Justification,' Lawyer Says
Cell phone video capturing the moments right before the gun went off 47 year old Charles kinsey is the main UC with upright chair. Lying on the ground with his hands high in the air sitting at his feet and autistic man cutesy care spore. Take a listen ...
Aaron Hernandez First Court Date With Casey Anthony's Lawyer
0721-arron-hernandez-jose-baez-10news-01 Aaron Hernandez just made his first court appearance with his new lawyer, Jose Baez ... the same guy who got Casey Anthony off for murder. TMZ Sports broke the story ... the ex-NFL star met with Baez and ...
Jailer testifies he falsified jail log in Sandra Bland case, lawyer says
The lawyer for Sandra Bland's mother said a former Waller County Jail guard told him under oath that he falsified entries on a jail log, indicating he checked on Bland in the hour before she was found dead when he did not. But the lawyer for Waller ...
Lawyer issues blanket denial in pay-to-play charges
(Harrisburg) -- The defense lawyer for a businessman accused of trying to influence a state treasurer's decisions through secret campaign contributions is issuing a blanket denial. Harrisburg attorney Joshua Lock said Thursday that federal charges ...
Lawyer: 8 Turkish military personnel being sent to Athens
Greek policemen check a Turkish Blackhawk helicopter after landing at the airport of Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece, on Saturday, July 16, 2016. Greece's defense ministry says a Blackhawk military helicopter carrying seven Turkish military ...
Dani Mathers hires Michael Jackson's lawyer to defend her
Playboy Playmate Dani Mathers is trying to prove she's no smooth criminal. The 29-year-old model has hired Michael Jackson's former lawyer Tom Mesereau to defend her against any criminal prosecution she might face for sharing a photo on Snapchat of a ...
Defendant in 2015 shooting death of taxi driver wants new lawyer
MOUNT VERNON — A man awaiting trial on charges of fatally shooting a taxi driver in 2015 told a judge Thursday he wants a new lawyer. Solomona Fatu Luteru, 31, has pleaded not guilty to one count of first-degree murder and one count of first-degree ...
Canadian Lawyer Uncovers a Doping Scheme, and Russian Anger
A respected lawyer from London, Ontario, he has spent much of the last 15 years focused on ethics in sport as an arbitrator in five Olympic Games and through his involvement in many sports inquiries and disputes. These include a watershed doping ...
Lawyer: FBI asked for financial records related to judge
JASPER, Ga. – A lawyer who had been jailed along with his client in an open records dispute says federal investigators asked him for court financial records he had obtained. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( (link) 2agIfLM ) that ...
Mt. Sinai doc gave 'medically appropriate' breast exams: lawyer
A disgraced Manhattan doctor accused of sexually abusing four female patients, drugging and ejaculating onto the face of one, didn't fondle their breasts in a medically inappropriate manor, his lawyer argued Friday. David Newman was booted from Mount ...
Momma Dee's Talk With Her Lawyer Makes It Clear How Dangerously Unhappy She Is In Her Marriage
Momma Dee meets with her lawyer to talk about a divorce, postnup and will in this Love & Hip Hop Atlanta bonus clip. In her half law consultation, half therapy session, Momma Dee vents to her lawyer about Ernest failing to help her out financially (as ...
One disbarred lawyer goes to bat for another
Joseph "Jay" Savino and Anthony Mangone became pals working for top Republican state senators. They later worked in the same suite of a Greenburgh office building. So when Savino, a former lawyer for Clarkstown and Bronx GOP chairman, was busted ...
Carlson Lawyer: 'Ailes Harassed Women in Every Decade Since the '60s'
Carlson's lawyer, Nancy Smith, told ABC News today that the lawsuit was still pending, and noted that since it was filed, several women have come forward with their own allegations. “I've spoken to women in every decade since the '60s who have been ...
Lawyer: Ex-jail guard falsified log entries in Sandra Bland's death
Lawyer: Ex-jail guard falsified log entries in Sandra Bland's death. Photos: Sandra Bland. Sandra Bland, 28, of Naperville, was found dead in a jail cell in Waller County, Texas, on July 13, 2015, after her July 10 arrest. Tribune news servicesContact ...
DNC Leaked Emails: Do We Let Pedophiles Lawyer Host Fundraiser?
Roy Black, who defended a pedophile with past ties to both Bill Clinton and Donald Trump, was eliminated as a potential host for a DNC fundraising event with President Obama, despite having previously been vetted. According to a hacked email published ...
Traumatizing court cases put Saskatoon lawyer 'into a bit of a spin'; Robert Borden gambled away client money
Robert Borden, left, says one of the traumatizing cases that led to a gambling problem was when he represented members of the Klassen and Kvello families in their wrongful prosecution lawsuit. He's pictured here in a 2003 file photo with Richard ...
North Lima lawyer hospitalized after being shot at home
A prominent local lawyer was admitted to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital after being shot in the leg with a .38-caliber revolver at his Lynn Road residence and suffering a nonlife-threatening injury. A woman shot Dale E. Bricker at 7:19 a.m ...
State Bar urged to discipline lawyer accused of threatening council president
How, they asked, could a lawyer who uses threatening words and imagery -- he has repeatedly worn a Klan hood with a swastika to council meetings -- remain in good standing professionally? They called on the State Bar, the licensing arm of the state's ...
Judge sends lawyer to jail for wearing 'Black Lives Matter' pin
An Ohio attorney was removed from a courtroom in handcuffs and sentenced to five days in jail after she refused to take off a Black Lives Matter pin at a judge's request. Attorney Andrea Burton was arrested at a Youngstown, Ohio courthouse on Friday ...
Pulp fiction writer's inspiration comes from his day job: Criminal defense lawyer
Two years later, McKaig gave up journalism and came back to North Carolina to study at Campbell Law School and become a lawyer. After a stint clerking for the Court of Appeals, he went to work as a criminal defense and civil litigation lawyer. So when ...
Trial lawyer Lantz Welch, known for big verdicts and his Weatherby Lake castle, has died
Lantz Welch, once one of the best-known trial lawyers in the country and the owner of a Camelot-style house on Weatherby Lake, died Thursday. He was 83. In the obituary he prepared about himself, Welch referred to himself as “large and very much in ...
New AARP national president is low-key Lansing lawyer
It's July-August cover shrieks “Scam Alert!" and "Federal Rule Threatens Your Privacy." Then there's the new national president of AARP — Eric Schneidewind is a retired Lansing lawyer who favors dark suits, analyzing public policy and talking to ...
Retired lawyer gears up for Gridiron centennial
That's why Gitchel, 75 and a retired law professor, says he and about 80 other Arkansas lawyers, judges, clerks, paralegals, wives, husbands and others in the profession's orbit devote their time and energy to the biennial production, which returns Aug ...
Wisconsin AG fights feds with new 5-lawyer unit
With the creation a year ago of the Office of Solicitor General, Wisconsin has joined roughly 40 other states with specialized appeals court lawyers who have a higher probability of winning appellate cases. But critics view the five-lawyer office as ...
DA candidate returns defense lawyer's donation
Interestingly, there was one contribution Flaherty didn't want – $500 from defense lawyer Thomas J. Eoannou. Eoannou in January became one of the many local lawyers to donate to the “Flaherty for DA” fund. But this month, just days after Eoannou filed ...
'Law is suspended': Turkish lawyers report abuse of coup detainees
Thousands of people taken into custody since Turkey's attempted coup are being held in sports facilities and stables, where some have been beaten and mistreated, according to lawyers familiar with the cases. Lawyers from the Ankara Bar Association's ...
This local lawyer is setting global legal standards from his Boston law office
But as an international relations lawyer and partner at the Boston office of Foley Hoag, Loewenstein argued before the tribunal defending the Philippines' rights to conduct commerce in the South China Sea, the second significant international victory ...
Lawyer, Julie
Julie is survived by her husband, Roger; father, Merle Damon of Madison; mother-in-law, Alice Lawyer of Cottage Grove, Wis.; sons, Steven (Katie Wipperfurth) of Lodi, Wis. and Chad of Baraboo; daughters, Christie Morel of Marshall, Wis. and Sara Lawyer ...
Lawyer wants Ohio county recorders to remove language on illegal covenants from real estate documents
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know. Mark it done: Cheap, quick public-records appeals. By Earl Rinehart The Columbus Dispatch • Monday July 25 ...
Paul L. Jaffe, 88, former judge, corporate lawyer
Paul L. Jaffe, 88, of Philadelphia, a corporate and real estate lawyer who served as a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge for two years in the 1990s, died July 22 of an infection at home. Judge Jaffe was senior counsel to the Center City law firm ...
'Art of the Deal' author gets letter from Trump lawyer after giving negative interviews
Lawyers for Donald Trump and the ghostwriter of his book The Art of the Deal have fired off some strongly worded letters after the book author ominously suggested a Trump presidency could “lead to the end of civilization.” The Trump Organization's ...
Lawyer renews request for secret trial
Dubai: A lawyer, who is defending a man charged with raping and killing an eight-year-old boy, on Monday renewed his request for secret hearings to ensure his client a fair and just trial. The 49-year-old Jordanian suspect, Nidal Eisa Abdullah, had ...
Ohio Judge Sentences Lawyer To 5 Days In The Slammer For Wearing BLACK LIVES MATTER PIN
A municipal court judge in Ohio ordered his bailiff to take a black attorney into custody and sentenced her to five days in jail because she refused to remove a Black Lives Matter pin in the judge's courtroom. Black Lives Matter Getty Images/DANIEL ...
Woman Slams Lawyer Ex in a Craigslist Blender Ad -- The Cut
The heart is a fickle thing. Want proof? Look no further than “new york > brooklyn > for sale > appliances - by owner” on Craigslist. In a hilarious ad titled “Wanna ...
Lawyer who refused to remove Black Lives Matter pin is sentenced to five days in jail
Municipal Judge Robert Milich of Youngstown found lawyer Andrea Burton in contempt of court and sentenced her on Friday, report WKBN and the Youngstown Vindicator. Burton tells the Youngstown Vindicator she won't wear the button in court while the ...
Trump Lawyer Who Trashed Campaign Finance Laws: SCOTUS List Shows How Trump Will Govern
Among the events hosted by right-wing groups during the Republican National Convention was “The Conservative Pit Stop,” sponsored by the American Conservative Union Foundation with an assist from its friends at the National Rifle Association. The ACU ...