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Todd Courser's lawsuit a 'hallucinatory conspiracy theory,' lawyer ...
Todd Courser's lawsuit a 'hallucinatory conspiracy theory,' lawyer ...
Netanyahu vouches for integrity of embattled personal lawyer
The deal to buy three submarines has come under public scrutiny in Israel since it was discovered that Netanyahu's lawyer David Shimron also represents the local agent of the German conglomerate set to build the vessels. Both Netanyahu and Shimron ...
Meet the Top Lawyer of the World Series Champs
Now she's the top lawyer of the Chicago Cubs, which put to rest a 108-year wait to clinch the World Series title this year. “I decided to take the LSAT on a whim,” said Wahlke, of her 2002 transition from Los Angeles entertainment scene to taking ...
Gary Was A Great Lawyer When He Was Sober; Now He's Gone
Also a lawyer, Gary has an undergraduate degree from Boston College, summa cum laude, near the top of his class at Antioch School of Law, and then on to a great sports-related job with NBC in New York City. He wasn't just a lawyer; he was a ...
A Lawyer Explains Why You Should Never Eat Your Drugs to Avoid ...
A Lawyer Explains Why You Should Never Eat Your Drugs to Avoid ...
The Lawyer Who Argued Roe v. Wade Sees Frightening Parallels Between Now and When Abortion Was Illegal
“They basically said, 'Well, we think you'll be a real good lawyer and you've got very good recommendations, but we're just a little hesitant about this,'” Weddington told the Cut. “But sure enough, several of the men in my class got those jobs but I ...
Jodi Arias' Ex-Defense Lawyer, Kirk Nurmi, Disbarred Over Trial Tell-All Book
As writer Shanna Hogan covered in her February feature article in the Phoenix New Times about Nurmi, the long-running Arias case massively screwed up the Arizona lawyer's life. When the televised courtroom drama became a worldwide sensation, Nurmi ...
Everett lawyer accused of violating campaign finance rules
... Attorney General's Office doesn't reference those contributions, though it does reference $250 given to Steve Strachan's failed bid for King County sheriff in 2012. Karstetter did not immediately return a message seeking comment Tuesday. A lawyer ...
The Fake Lawyer a Little Too Good Not to Get Caught
The firm was headed by one Reginald Taylor, who, despite passing himself off as a certified lawyer, had actually stolen his bar number from another Missouri attorney, prosecutors say. Instead of law school, Taylor appeared to have gained his legal ...
Lawyer picked for LR schools
Walker was one of 10 who applied for the job after Poore announced in October a plan to hire a staff lawyer to work in conjunction with the district's longtime outside legal firm, Friday, Eldredge and Clark of Little Rock. "With nearly 20 years of ...
Lawyer: Aurier is no danger to England
Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier is "not a danger to England," his lawyer said after he was refused entry to the UK for Wednesday's Champions League game at Arsenal. Aurier, 23, had his UK entry visa rescinded on Tuesday. The Ivory Coast ...
Man Arrested At Hamilton Looks Worse Because Of Lawyer
I get why the attorney of famous people give press conferences. Their clients have a lot to lose if they are arrested and since people know about them, they are more likely to remember the particulars of the press conference rant when it gets to trial ...
Former Bush ethics lawyer: Trump is 'going to be in violation of the Constitution on Day 1'
A former ethics attorney for the George W. Bush administration raised alarms about Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest — and he's seen no evidence the president-elect's team takes the issue seriously. Trump said Tuesday during a meeting ...
Everett Lawyer Accused Of Violating Campaign Finance Rules
SEATTLE (AP) – The Washington Attorney General's Office has charged an Everett lawyer with campaign finance violations, saying that from 2012 to 2015 he concealed the source of at least $16,000 in political contributions – including donations to ...
Queens lawyer sentenced to 2 years for paying teens for oral sex
A pervy Queens lawyer will serve two years in prison for paying two 16-year-old girls for oral sex and groping, officials said. Judge Barry Schwartz slapped Eyal Katzman, 58, of Kew Gardens with the penalty Wednesday. Officials said Katzman lured two ...
Lawyer under investigation for conduct involving Jacksonville death penalty inmate
A veteran lawyer who often represents inmates on Florida's Death Row is facing an investigation for how she's defended multiple clients, including a Jacksonville white supremacist who was almost executed this year. This month Florida Supreme Court ...
FBI finds no bath salts, flakka in Austin Harrouff, lawyer says
The Florida State University student remained in the hospital for weeks until he was arrested Oct. 3 by Martin County Sheriff's deputies. Initial drug tests checking for common drugs like cocaine, marijuana and heroin came back clear, according to the ...
Top Chinese Rights Lawyer 'Incommunicado' After Visiting Relatives of Detained Lawyer
Jiang, 45, is a prominent human rights lawyer whose clients have included blind rights activist Chen Guangcheng, currently in the United States, rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, the residents of Guangdong's Taishi village who launched an anti-corruption ...
Obama Gives Top Honor to Longtime Sidley Lawyer
Sidley Austin senior counsel and former Federal Communications Commission chairman Newton Minow received the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Barack Obama on Nov. 22. Minow was one of 21 ...
Collin County nixes plan to stiff lawyer in Ken Paxton trial crossfire
After voting last week to stiff a public defender out of nearly $5,000, Collin County commissioners backed away from the plan they hoped would lay the groundwork to quit funding indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's prosecution. On Nov. 17, The ...
Lawyer says East End shooter not guilty of murder charge
Pulliam faces a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of 15-year-old James Means on Monday night on Charleston's East End. Police say Pulliam admitted that he shot the teenager, but a lawyer for Pulliam said Tuesday that his client isn't ...
9 males, including lawyer arrested for soliciting prostitution in Hayward
HAYWARD (KRON) — Nine male sex buyers, including a Bay Area lawyer, were arrested after in an undercover operation to recover commercially exploited children took place in Hayward. On Thursday October 13th 2016, the Alameda County Vice ...
Boston defense lawyer, former prosecutor, charged with rape
Former Suffolk County prosecutor Gary Zerola was arraigned on rape charges on Wednesday in Boston Municipal Court, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's office. Zerola, 45, was charged with two counts of rape in connection with an alleged ...
Notorious Lynn lawyer again charged
BOSTON — Gary Zerola, a criminal defense attorney and Lynn native who was once one of People magazine's most eligible bachelors, is facing rape charges. The 45-year-old former Suffolk County prosecutor was arraigned on Wednesday in Boston ...
Lawyer: San Antonio women should never have been convicted
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Wednesday that the women known as the “San Antonio 4” are innocent and have been exonerated of a crime in a case their lawyer argued should never have gone to trial. Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie Mayhugh, ...
Death row: the lawyer who keeps losing
The lawyers appealing against the death sentences of Sinisterra, Purkey and Montgomery have all separately argued that their sentences should be quashed because Duchardt's performance was “deficient”, and that his failure to present critical mitigating ...
Chinese Rights Activist Who Lobbied for Lawyers Is Missing
The wife of one of China's most prominent human rights campaigners says he has disappeared during a trip to visit relatives of a detained rights lawyer. Jin Bianling said Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, that her husband Jiang Tianyong, a legal activist, has ...
German sub scandal: Israel PM Netanyahu in hot water as lawyer faces conflict of interest probe
Israel's attorney-general has opened a probe into an alleged scandal involving the purchase of German submarines, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's personal friend and lawyer suspected of conflict of interest. Attorney David Shimron is facing ...
Whalen lawyer challenges state claims on DNA testing
BLOOMINGTON — Claims that the Illinois State Police could face sanctions if the agency conducts further tests on DNA evidence in the Donald Whalen murder case were challenged Wednesday by Whalen's lawyer, who argued the state has a history of ...
Boston lawyer, one-time "most eligible bachelor," charged with rape
Former Suffolk County assistant district attorney turned criminal defense lawyer Gary Zerola was arrested Wednesday and arraigned in Boston Municipal Court later in the day, reports CBS Boston.The 45-year-old was charged with two counts of rape after ...
Commissioner Williams gets lawyer in fight for Planning Commission pay
Five yeas ago this was a paid job and there's no record of the commission voting to end the practice. Earlier this month, commissioners voted to pay Williams for 3 meetings–but then reconsidered the action. Williams now says he's hired a lawyer to to ...
Video shows e-cigarette explode in man's pants, lawyer says
Suddenly the pocket of one of the employees, Otis Gooding, endures an explosion. Flames and smoke can be seen gushing, as the other employees and the customer back away in fright. Gooding's lawyer, Sanford Rubenstein, told CNN that an e-cigarette ...
Former abuse inquiry lawyer calls for clarity on alleged sexual assault
The failure of the independent inquiry into child abuse to explain how it investigated allegations of sexual assault on its premises has undermined its credibility, a former senior lawyer on the investigation has said. Hugh Davies QC said in a letter ...
Lawyer to investigate abuse inquiry's response to sexual assault claims
An external lawyer is to investigate how the national child abuse inquiry investigated allegations of sexual assault on its premises. Prof Alexis Jay responded to calls from MPs for an independent examination of what was done to investigate claims made ...
Lawyer: 'San Antonio 4' should never have been convicted
DALLAS — The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Wednesday that the women known as the "San Antonio 4" are innocent and have been exonerated of a crime in a case their lawyer argued should never have gone to trial. Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie ...
Barclays Top Lawyer Dragged Into Boath Battle Over SFO Interview
Barclays Plc General Counsel Bob Hoyt improperly used a copy of an interview given by Richard Boath in a criminal investigation to fire the executive, Boath's lawyer told a London employment tribunal Friday. “Part of our case is that Mr. Hoyt, the bank ...
Several lawyers from HeplerBroom firm up for Super Lawyer recognition
Several lawyers from HeplerBroom LLC have been named "Super Lawyers." The firm announced that six of its attorneys have been nominated as Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers for 2016. In addition, seven of its lawyers have been nominated as ...
Mokena Park Board demands resignations of commissioner, foundation members, lawyer says
Amid claims that most money raised by the Mokena Community Park Foundation did not benefit the Mokena Park District, the park board demanded that Commissioner Dennis Bagdon resign from the district's board, a lawyer said. The board also wants ...
How to Choose the Right Medicaid Fraud Lawyer
Medicaid fraud investigations have serious consequences. Unless handled properly, you can be charged with crimes that may result in lengthy prison sentences, heavy fines, loss of professional licenses, and exclusion from Medicaid and Medicare. You need ...
Missouri Supreme Court suspends lawyer who referred to a federal judge by a racial slur
The court found that Henry violated two rules of legal conduct, that of making "a statement that the lawyer knows to be false or with reckless disregard as to its truth or falsity" about a judge and that of manifesting racial bias. Court documents ...
Former Bush ethics lawyer: The electoral college should block Trump if he's violating the Emoluments Clause An error ...
Former Bush ethics lawyer: The electoral college should block Trump if he's violating the Emoluments Clause An error ...
Trump turns to Washington lawyer to navigate legal, ethics issues
Trump turns to Washington lawyer to navigate legal, ethics issues. Donald McGahn, lawyer and Trump advisor, exits following a meeting of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York ...
Omaha lawyer will lead national divorce, family law group
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha lawyer has been picked to lead a national trade group of divorce and family lawyers. John Slowiaczek will serve as president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The group has more than 1,650 members ...
City of Riverside cuts outside lawyer costs
Geuss, who became city attorney in April 2015, made reducing outside legal costs and strengthening hiring procedures a priority. He expanded his department to include two lawyers with trial experience and allowed existing staffers to work on cases ...
Lawyer accused of breaking campaign finance rules
SEATTLE — The Washington Attorney General's Office has charged an Everett lawyer with campaign finance violations, saying that from 2012 to 2015 he concealed the source of at least $16,000 in political contributions — including donations to Attorney ...
Attorney Mark Powell awarded by national lawyer's group
There's a real elite group of lawyers who are involved in this program. The recipients in the past have all been practicing 40-plus years. I just never expected it, to be very honest with you.” With the rising popularity of alternatives to settle ...
Palm Beacher wins lawyer of the year honor
Yes, I have been selected before as the Products Liability Lawyer of the Year in 2016 and also was chosen as Best Lawyer in all five categories: personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, professional malpractice, and mass torts/class ...
Clinton Campaign Agrees to Back Jill Stein's Election Recount Effort: Lawyer
Hillary Clinton's campaign said Saturday it intends to back the statewide election recount effort in the battleground state of Wisconsin spearheaded by third-party candidate Jill Stein. The Clinton team had been quiet about Stein's crusade, but ...
Clinton Campaign to Participate in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan Recounts, Top Lawyer Says
The Clinton campaign will participate in the presidential recounts initiated by the Green Party, its top election lawyer Marc Elias said Saturday, even though the campaign does not expect it to change the results giving Donald Trump an Electoral ...
Nigeria: Human Rights Lawyer and Activist, Fred Agbaje, Dies
Mr. Agbaje died in London on Friday, a source close to the family told PREMIUM TIMES. The cause of his death is yet to be disclosed. His colleague and fellow human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, who also confirmed Mr. Agbaje's passing, described ...