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A New Graphic Novel Portrays an Iconic Radical Lawyer as the Superhero He Always Was
My father, William Kunstler, was a famous civil rights lawyer, and his best known case was one he and “Lenny,” as my father affectionately called him, tried together. For five long months in 1969 and 1970, during a blustery Chicago fall that turned ...
Corporate Lawyer The Sole Fatality In Hoboken Train Crash
fabiolalinked1 Commuting is supposed to be a daily nuisance, but yesterday that chore became deadly. During the heart of rush hour, a New Jersey Transit train crashed through the barrier and slammed into the Hoboken Terminal, filled with waiting ...
German lawyer makes hate-speech complaint against Facebook ...
German lawyer makes hate-speech complaint against Facebook ...
The Addicted Lawyer: Is Addiction A Choice?
I finally felt like I was in control, and I walked confidently through the dim light of the already addicted, the non-addicted, the weekend coke kings, big-haired beauties, doctors, lawyers, students, and fellow 30k millionaires. I was now up for the ...
Ex-Christie Aide's Lawyer Paints Government Witness as Liar
The attorney for one of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former aides raised questions Friday about the credibility of the prosecution's key witness during cross-examination in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial. Michael Critchley, Bridget ...
Ex-Christie aide's lawyer paints government witness as liar
Bridget Kelly and her attorney Michael Critchley, left, arrive at the Federal Courthouse in Newark, N.J., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Kelly, New Jersey Gov. Christie's former deputy chief of staff, and... (Danielle Parhizkaran/The Record via AP) More ...
Atlanta lawyer fatally shot his wife accidentally, family says
A top Atlanta lawyer accidentally fired the shot that killed his marketing executive wife when their car hit a bump in the road, according to the family. Claud (Tex) McIver and his wife Diane McIver took out their gun because they were worried about a ...
Judge, lawyer in Lionel Tate case reflect on landmark trial, cite regrets
Seven of those participants — including the judge and lawyers who were part of Tate's trial in 2001 — formed a panel Friday morning at the Broward County Crime Commission's conference on juvenile and adolescent violence. They met to discuss and ...
Judge throws out jury verdict against off-duty Chicago cop, cites lawyer's conduct
Citing repeated misconduct by an attorney, a federal judge took the rare step Friday of throwing out a jury verdict in favor of a woman who alleged an off-duty Chicago police officer attacked her during a road-rage incident on the Stevenson Expressway ...
My divorce lawyer manipulated me into having sex: lawsuit
A Battery Park City woman had a torrid affair with her married Manhattan divorce lawyer — and the illicit pair's attorney-client privilege included months of X-rated text messages and steamy bikini selfies. Atesa Pacelli is now back with her hubby of ...
Republican panel names lawyer to run for Kennebec County judge ...
Republican panel names lawyer to run for Kennebec County judge ...
Lawyer says FBI agents posed as film crew in Bunkerville standoff investigation
FBI agents posed as a documentary film crew to gather evidence during their investigation into the April 2014 standoff near the Bundy family ranch in Bunkerville, a defense lawyer disclosed in court papers Friday. Attorney Chris Rasmussen said ...
New York Lawyer Gets Prison Time for Stealing $5 Million From ...
New York Lawyer Gets Prison Time for Stealing $5 Million From ...