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Lawyer Calls For Fate Of Prisoners To Be Included In Syria Peace Talks
Heard on Morning Edition · Alison Meuse · Twitter. Activists say more than 300,000 people have been detained over the course of Syria's civil war. A Syrian lawyer is trying to get the plight of detainees on the agenda at peace talks. Facebook; Twitter ...
Mars Needs Lawyers
The Liberian flag is easy to mistake for the U.S. flag. There's the red, white and blue. There's the stripes. The only difference is that the Liberian flag features one star in the upper left corner, instead of 50 — a legacy of the coastal West ...
STL lawyer keeping tabs on Gerald Ford aircraft carrier
Willard, an attorney with Doster Ullom & Boyle in Chesterfield and an adjunct professor at St. Louis University's law school, also is the co-chairman of the ship commission committee. ""I was down at the Norfolk Naval Base meeting with officials to ...
An unexpected Trump effect: Lawyer as hero
Almost single handedly, President Trump has made lawyers the breakout stars in the early days of his new administration. Legal experts in immigration and refugee law, international trade, religious freedom, and the constitutional powers of the ...
Donald Trump: Boca lawyer appeals mental health case against president
Attorney James Herb filed his notice to appeal the ruling of Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Jaimie Goodman on Wednesday — a day after the judge dismissed Herb's second petition on the same procedural grounds used to dismiss Herb's first ...
Prominent Bond Lawyer Lew Horne Dies After Illness
Lewis C. Horne Jr., one of Atlanta's leading public finance lawyers, died Feb. 23 after a short illness. He was 66. "Lew" to all who knew him, Horne was known for his friendliness and lively wit. He served as a mentor to many younger lawyers over his ...
St. Paul lawyer who struck, killed runner was 'unsafe to drive,' police said
A breath test showed no alcohol in the system of a driver who allegedly struck and killed a runner crossing a St. Paul road, but a drug-recognition officer wrote in a search warrant that the man appeared “to be under the influence of one or more ...
Lawyer wants Middle River jail lawsuit thrown out
HARRISONBURG — A lawyer for Middle River Regional Jail is asking that a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a former inmate be dismissed, arguing that the Verona jail should be treated as “a municipal corporation entitled to sovereign immunity.” The ...
Lawyer: Racist note on Loudoun Co. restaurant bill is fake
... a waitress at a Loudoun County restaurant said she was stiffed out of a tip on a bill by a couple who wrote at the bottom of the check that they “don't tip Black people.” On Friday, a lawyer saying he represented one of the customers said the story ...
San Antonio juror visited crime scene at 5 a.m. — so killer's lawyer ...
San Antonio juror visited crime scene at 5 a.m. — so killer's lawyer ...
Lynne F. Stewart, Lawyer for Omar Abdel Rahman, Unexpectedly Outlives Him
She had been found to have breast cancer, and in 2012, doctors at the Federal Medical Center, Carswell, in Fort Worth, said that the cancer had spread to her lungs, lymph system and bones, according to court papers filed by her lawyer. Ms. Stewart said ...
Human rights group, lawyer want undocumented woman with brain tumor free from ICE custody
Urgent calls for the release of an undocumented immigrant battling a life-threatening brain tumor came Friday from Amnesty International and the ailing woman's lawyer. Attorney Fatma Marouf headed to a federal immigration court in Dallas to fight for ...
Suspected con man's lawyer pushes for acquittal over jurisdiction
Jeremy Wilson, 43, allegedly posed as a wounded veteran and stole an MIT professor's corporate credit card. (Alec Tabak/for New York Daily News). BY Shayna Jacobs. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Saturday, February 25, 2017, 3:20 AM. A career con man ...
Lawyer: Ali's Son Detained at Airport, Asked: 'Are You Muslim?'
A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport. Chris Mancini told the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky, that 44-year-old Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali, the ...
Myanmar police blame grudge, not army, for lawyer's murder
29 shooting of lawyer Ko Ni and are seeking a fourth. Ko Ni had advised Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on constitutional law, including how to wrest power from the army and put it in the hands of her elected civilian government. His actions raised ...
EPA chief picking conservative lawyer for top policy job
New EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is picking an ally from his fights against EPA rules to head the agency's Office of Policy, a person familiar with the decision tells Axios. Who she is: Samantha Dravis comes to EPA after serving in senior roles with ...
Myanmar Police Blame Grudge, Not Army, for Lawyer's Murder
YANGON, Myanmar—The assassination of a prominent legal adviser to Myanmar's government was the result of a personal political grudge and not part of a bigger conspiracy by the military, senior security officials said Saturday. Police and Home Ministry ...
Lawyer: Racist Note Given To Black Waitress In Virginia Is A Fake
A black waitress who received thousands of dollars in donations after she claimed she received a racist note and no tip from a patron last month, fabricated the incident, the customer claims. Kelly Carter, a waitress at Anita's New Mexico Cafe in ...
Muhammad Ali Jr. Detained at Airport, Asked About Being Muslim: Lawyer
The son of global boxing legend Muhammad Ali was detained for about two hours on arrival at a Florida airport and questioned about his religion, his lawyer said. Muhammad Ali Jr. was returning from Montego Bay, Jamaica, with his mother — Ali's first ...
Lawyer: Muhammad Ali's son stopped, questioned at Fort Lauderdale airport
7 for nearly two hours at Fort Lauderdale's airport, according to a lawyer. Chris Mancini, a Fort Lauderdale attorney, said that Ali, 44, and his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali, were returning from Jamaica earlier this month when customs officials pulled ...
Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport, asked if he's Muslim, lawyer says
Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport, asked if he's Muslim, lawyer says. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer's patch is seen as the agency unveils a new mobile app for international travelers arriving at Miami International Airport on March ...
Lawyer: Officer feared for safety during struggle with teens
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A lawyer for the Los Angeles police officer who discharged a gun during an off-duty scuffle with teenagers says his client feared for his and his sick father's safety. Attorney Larry Hanna told the Orange County Register Friday ...
After 56 years as lawyer, Cebuano no longers wants to be called 'attorney'
CEBU CITY—Lawyer Dionisio Cañete's statement of protest against widespread corruption in the judiciary and the prosecution service had to have an impact on where it mattered—himself. Cañete had petitioned the Supreme Court to be stripped of the title ...
Ed Garvey, 76; lawyer led NFL players union
Mr. Garvey ran unsuccessfully as Democratic nominee for governor of Wisconsin in 1998.Karen Sherlock/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel/AP/File. By Richard SandomirNew York Times. February 25, 2017. NEW YORK — Ed Garvey, who led the National Football ...
Detroit's lawyer to local TV and radio legends is honored
In the history of Detroit TV, Henry Baskin has a spot as entertainment lawyer to the stars. Bill Bonds. Jerry Hodak, John Kelly. Over the course of many decades, Baskin has represented nearly everyone who was anyone in the Motor City's competitive TV ...
Wells: North Carolina Bar Association's plans free Ask a Lawyer Day
Here is how it works: The 4ALL Statewide Service Day, an annual public service event sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Foundation, has seven call centers across the state, including one in the Triad. Lawyers gather at the call center in their ...
Lawyer Explains How You Can Protect Yourself From Stalker
“NCIS” star Pauley Perrette revealed, for example, that she's been stalked for more than a decade. CBS2's Jennifer Kastner spoke to an attorney who has represented hundreds of stalking victims — many of them celebrities. Santa Monica attorney Steve ...
Islamic State planning attacks in Britain: anti-terrorism lawyer
In an interview with the Sunday Telegraph published on Sunday, Max Hill, the lawyer tasked with overseeing British laws on terrorism, said the militants were targeting cities and posed "an enormous ongoing risk which none of us can ignore". "In terms ...
Lawyer starts Undocu Angels to link immigrants and citizens looking to help
“Most of the people are not lawyers,” Goldman said. “They would like to help but don't really have an option. I basically put it out there on Facebook for people to utilize, it's not a program yet, it's just the idea that in this time, where people are ...
ISIS Targeting Britain for Attacks, Anti-Terrorism Lawyer Says
Islamic State militants are planning "indiscriminate attacks on innocent civilians" in Britain on a scale similar to those staged by the Irish Republican Army 40 years ago, the head of the country's new terrorism watchdog said. In an interview with the ...
Lawyer for Ex-Rep. Jackson Seeks Shorter Supervision Period
Lawyer for Ex-Rep. Jackson Seeks Shorter Supervision Period. An attorney for Jesse Jackson Jr. is asking that the former Illinois Congressman be allowed to end supervised release early. Feb. 26, 2017, at 1:51 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google ...
Julian Assange Lawyer Fears Wikileaks Founder Could Be Evicted From Embassy Shelter
A lawyer acting for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told NBC News there is "great concern" among his team that a new Ecuadorian president could force him out of the country's London embassy and warned his health was deteriorating. Ecuador's ...
Westhampton Beach plane crash survivor is animal rights lawyer
The lone survivor of a small plane crash in Westhampton Beach that took the lives of two other people Sunday is a Kew Gardens, Queens, attorney who specializes in animal law. Richard Rosenthal, 61, is the self-proclaimed “dog lawyer,” according to his ...
The lawyer battling with the Burmese judiciary
The lawyer, one of the most famous in Burma (officially known as Myanmar), uses this cluttered apartment as an office. Since the very start of his career, Robert Sann Aung, aged 63, has been working to defend human rights. Everyone in Burma is familiar ...
FBI Lawyer Sting Rattles Billion-Dollar Whistle-Blower Unit ...
FBI Lawyer Sting Rattles Billion-Dollar Whistle-Blower Unit ...
Stahlhuth Recognized As Top Trial Lawyer
The National Trial Lawyers announced that William R. Stahlhuth of the law firm Stahlhuth Law, LC in Washington, has been selected for inclusion into its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Eastern Missouri. The honor is given to only a select ...
In Case of Shkreli and Lawyer, Finger-Pointing Comes First
Where the case devolves into finger-pointing is Mr. Shkreli's claim that he only followed the advice of Retrophin's corporate lawyers, and therefore did not have any intent to defraud. His motion for a separate trial argues that Mr. Shkreli paid $10 ...
Lawyer: German client held in Rome jail after wife vanishes - ABC ...
Lawyer: German client held in Rome jail after wife vanishes - ABC ...
Lawyer: White House to no longer contest Texas' voter ID law
An attorney for a voting rights group says President Donald Trump's administration has told her that the federal government no longer plans to challenge Texas' strict voter ID law. Danielle Lang, of the Washington-based Campaign Legal Center, said ...
Lawyer: Justice to no longer contest Texas' voter ID law
Lawyer: Justice to no longer contest Texas' voter ID law. Originally published February 27, 2017 at 10:11 am Updated February 27, 2017 at 11:06 am. An attorney for a voting-rights group said Monday that President Donald Trump's administration said that ...
St. Paul lawyer jailed after jogger struck, killed has brain tumors, friend says
He said Berge, who is a lawyer, is “totally devastated” to know a man was killed. “I thought he was so shook up that the police officers may have interpreted his behavior wrongly,” Salovich said Monday. “… But apparently they didn't think about a ...
Virginia Waitress Accused of Racist Hoax After Lawyer Steps In
Daniel Hebda, the "racist" customer's lawyer, has accused Carter of faking the receipt and came forward on Friday to make a statement about the matter. "Our client did not nor would he ever write anything about refusing to tip African-Americans because ...
William D. Kurtz, lawyer
William D. Kurtz died Feb. 19 at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 69. (HANDOUT / HANDOUT). Frederick N. RasmussenContact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun. Mr. Kurtz enjoyed reading suspense novels, traveling and horseback ...
Skadden's 100 Year Old Lawyer
For Bentley Kassal's 100th birthday, his wife ordered a custom-made birthday cake with the Skadden lawyer's mug shot imposed over his infant body, as it first appeared on this earth a century ago. On Saturday, the cake — with the words “You've come a ...
Honduran man accused in death of Denver lawyer pleads guilty to illegally reentering US after deportation
Norlan Estrada-Reyes was sentenced to the 45 days he had already served, but will be taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement upon his release in the federal case. Federal prosecutors had asked that Estrada-Reyes, who was twice ...
Whitewater lawyer with history of suspensions agrees to new reprimand
MADISON—A Whitewater lawyer with a history of suspensions and reprimands has agreed that he failed to adequately communicate about fees with a client. Attorney John Dade of Dade & Penwell Law Office agreed to a public reprimand as punishment for ...
BF lawyer is required to testify
BELLOWS FALLS— The former attorney for embattled Windham County Side Judge Paul Kane has been ordered to testify under oath in a pretrial deposition about legal advice he gave Kane on Kane's controversial handling of the estate of an elderly Bellows ...
Police: Lawyer stole more than $100000 from Clearwater law firm
He is listed as a lawyer with Carey Leisure & Neal in Clearwater. Smitten could not be reached for comment Monday. The theft was reported to Clearwater police by John McGuire after he confronted Smitten several times about a check for $25 that Smitten ...
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Rehire lawyer who criticized Stanford's sex misconduct investigation rules, student senate says
A lawyer on contract with Stanford University to represent individuals involved in campus sexual misconduct matters—who lost the business after publicly criticizing the school's standard of proof—should be reinstated, according to a resolution ...