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The Gay Refugee Lawyer Who Helped Fight The Muslim Ban
Mancheno said that going through the asylum application process taught him what “a huge difference” immigration lawyers can make. (There's no right to a lawyer in immigration court, and immigrants in deportation proceedings are at least twice as likely ...
Trump's Lawyer Warns Scarborough: 'Better Have Proof' For Your 'Big Mouth'
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer warned Joe Scarborough that he “better have proof” to back up the claim that Trump himself leaked his tax returns to the journalist David Cay Johnston. Michael Cohen, a longtime Trump associate and fixture on ...
Former Yahoo exec: Lawyer 'took the hit' for Marissa Mayer
After unprecedented cyber attacks rocked Yahoo, one former Yahoo executive told CNBC that a company lawyer, Ronald Bell, "took the hit" for boss Marissa Mayer. "It's shocking that a... beloved lawyer took the hit for the CEO given all the departments ...
Lawyer whose pants caught on fire may be off arson case | Miami ...
Lawyer whose pants caught on fire may be off arson case | Miami ...
Trump lawyer, Joe Scarborough clash over Trump taxes
MSNBC host and former Republican congressman Joe Scarborough got into a fight Wednesday with one of Donald Trump's attorneys following the publication of part of the president's 2005 federal tax returns. On Tuesday, Scarborough's colleague, liberal ...
FBI charges SA 'DWI Dude' lawyer in alleged plot that scammed $1.2 million from clients
The San Antonio lawyer known as the "DWI Dude" and "420 Dude" for his defense of clients charged with drunken-driving or marijuana possession has been charged by the FBI with conspiracy to commit money laundering and obstruction of justice in an ...
Mischa Barton's lawyer issues warning to man allegedly responsible for 'revenge porn' video
An attorney for Mischa Barton issued a stern warning to a man accused of peddling a sex tape of the actress. (KABC). KABC. By Marc Cota-Robles and ABC7.com staff. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:14PM. LOS ANGELES (KABC) --. Actress Mischa Barton ...
Lawyer: Jurors in Etan Patz Retrial Knew Old Jury Was There
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for the man convicted in a retrial of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 say the verdict should be thrown out because the new jury knew members of the first jury were in court. Alice Fontier said in court papers filed ...
Update: Mischa Barton Speaks Out About Sex Tape Scandal, Her "Absolute Worst Fear"
Some people say the only way to stop online harassment is to stop going online. Well, we aren't going anywhere. Reclaim Your Domain is Refinery29's campaign to make the internet (and the world of outside it) a safer space for everyone — especially ...
Miamia lawyer whose pants caught fire during arson trial asked to leave the case
A Miami judge requested the Florida lawyer who made national headlines after his pants burst into flames during an arson trial to remove himself from the case so another attorney can take over. Stephen Gutierrez, who said his pants were set ablaze by a ...
The Best Lawyer Excuses
What lawyer hasn't been under “severe stress?” What lawyer hasn't suffered from “severe insomnia,” especially when that lawyer is working with a difficult client, witnesses roll over, and the court overrules every objection the lawyer has made in trial ...
Health system sues lawyer over alleged scheme to 'bring UPMC down'
UPMC, the region's dominant healthcare system, has sued a Pittsburgh lawyer in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court, accusing him of conspiring with a former patient in a scheme to “bring UPMC down.” The suit, which was filed Tuesday, claims that ...
Husband targeted in veterinarian's alleged murder plot fears for safety, lawyer says
The Houston man allegedly targeted by his ex-wife and her boyfriend in an extensive murder-for-hire scheme said Wednesday that he is concerned about his ex-wife being free on bail. Marion "Mack" McDaniel obtained a protective order last week against ...
The Latest: Lawyer for US asks judge to allow travel ban - KOAA.com | Continuous News | Colorado Springs and Pueblo
A Justice Department lawyer is asking a federal judge in Seattle to let President Donald Trump's revised executive order on immigration take effect Thursday. Acting Assistant Attorney General Chad Readler (RAYD'-ler) told U.S. District Judge James ...
FBI puts San Antonio's “DWI Dude” lawyer in jail for alleged involvement in Colombian scam
A San Antonio lawyer known as the “DWI Dude” and “420 Dude” — who ran for Texas attorney general two years ago — has been charged by the FBI with conspiracy to commit money laundering and obstruction of justice in an alleged plot that scammed ...
Federal judge dismisses criminal charges against Ammon Bundy's ...
Federal judge dismisses criminal charges against Ammon Bundy's ...
How Trump's Lawyer Placed A Big Casino Bet That Left Dozens Empty-Handed
Lawyers for IGT say Atlantic Casino's operators disappeared for long stretches, thwarting attempts to move the case forward. Vaygensberg, for example, visited Moscow for several months. A judge later fined some of the operators of Atlantic Casino ...
Judge tells Peninsula Airport Commission to find lawyer — and soon
After 13 years at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, New Dominion Clubs restaurant moves kitchen supplies out of the location. The move comes after the Peninsula Airport Commission kicked the restaurant provider out of the airport back in ...
Lawyer for Oregon standoff leader sees charges dismissed
PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal judge has dismissed criminal charges against the lawyer for the leader of the armed occupation at an Oregon wildlife refuge. U.S. marshals tackled Marcus Mumford and zapped him with a stun gun as he argued with a judge last ...
Disbarred lawyer faces sentencing in kidnap once called hoax
(Chris Riley/Vallejo Times-Herald via AP, file). FILE - In this March 25, 2015 file photo, a news crew reports in front of the home of Denise Huskins, who was abducted in Vallejo, Calif. Matthew Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney ...
Jailed Tajik Human Rights Lawyer's Sentence Extended To 25 Years
DUSHANBE -- Judicial authorities in Tajikistan have sentenced prominent human rights lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov, who is serving a 23-year prison sentence, to an additional two years behind bars. Yorov's lawyer, Mavluda Mamatqulova, told RFE/RL on ...
WATCH: Chimpanzees are “our slaves,” says animal legal rights lawyer
Steven Wise is president of the Nonhuman Rights Project and chief counsel for the only chimpanzee plaintiffs in U.S. court, and he's been fighting to give nonhuman animals a voice for 30 years. The Nonhuman Right Project is the only civil rights ...
The Latest: Lawyer says revised travel ban 'a Muslim ban'
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - The Latest on federal court challenges to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban (all times local except where noted):. 9 a.m.. One of the attorneys in the Maryland case says the court saw through what he called the ...
Angry Bull Closed Because Security Measures Too Expensive, Lawyer Says
The Angry Bull Saloon in Hartford was also the location of previous underage drinking incidents. (Ronald DeRosa / Hartford Courant). Dave AltimariContact Reporter. The attorney for the owner of the Angry Bull said Thursday the bar turned in its liquor ...
Leave Texting To Your Friends And Family, Not Your Lawyer
In my in-house role, I have seen interoffice communication range from the classic typed memorandum, to e-mail, and even to a simple text or an emoji. Whether we have evolved enough as a species to now capture the same content in 140 characters that we ...
Lawyer: Meningitis deaths are 'tragic,' but not murder
Barry Cadden arrives at the federal courthouse, March 16, 2017, in Boston, before scheduled closing arguments in his trial. Cadden, a former pharmacy executive and the president of New England Compounding Center, is charged with causing the deaths in ...
Trump Violating Lawyers' First Rule For Clients: Keep Your Mouth Shut
Ask any veteran lawyer about her worst fear, and you'll hear this: the client who digs a hole for himself — and then keeps on digging. The challenge of defending a difficult client is once again in the news this week as the Justice Department has ...
Friend, lawyer for missing Tennessee teen question school district reaction
A family friend and lawyers representing the family of Elizabeth Thomas are asking for Elizabeth's safe return but also questioning Maury County School's reaction-time during the investigation. PHOTO: Elizabeth Thomas-TBI. AA. NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A ...
Woman dragged through courthouse agrees to settle lawsuit with Sheriff's Office, lawyer says
A mentally ill woman who was dragged across a courthouse hallway by a Broward sheriff's detention deputy has reached an agreement to settle her civil-rights lawsuit against the agency, her lawyer said. David Frankel, the attorney representing Dasyl ...
Newport News airport hires lawyer to meet judge's deadline - Daily ...
Newport News airport hires lawyer to meet judge's deadline - Daily ...
At sentencing, woman says kidnap once called hoax was 'hell'
A California woman who was drugged along with her boyfriend and then dragged from their home described the "hell that we have survived" in emotional testimony Thursday before her abductor was sentenced to 40 years in prison in a crime so elaborate and ...
Ex-lawyer gets 40 years in prison in 'Gone Girl' kidnapping case
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A California woman who was drugged along with her boyfriend and then dragged from their home described the "hell that we have survived" in emotional testimony Thursday before her abductor was sentenced to 40 years in prison in ...
Precedent in Chimpanzee Rights Case Could Backfire on Humans: Lawyer
An attorney fighting for chimpanzees to someday have legal rights of their own told a New York court Thursday that it would be dangerous not to grant the primates the capacity for rights. "It places New Yorkers at risk that their personhood will not be ...
This Movie-Tax Lawyer Might Have Found a Way to Stop Brexit
A prominent tax lawyer, Maugham has emerged as one of the most potent voices against the U.K.'s looming European exit. Last year, he raised 10,000 pounds ($12,400) in a crowdfunding campaign for a legal challenge over Prime Minister Theresa May's ...
Obama Administration Lawyers Are Moving Swiftly to Join the Fight Against Trump
Some Republican lawyer s say they were less hasty in moving into oppositional roles post-election. George Terwilliger, a senior Justice Department official under President George H.W. Bush, described the Obama lawyer s' actions as "unprecedented to my ...
Ex-Harvard Lawyer Gets 40 Years in Prison for Abducting Woman
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California woman who was drugged along with her boyfriend and then dragged from their home described the "hell that we have survived" in emotional testimony before her abductor was sentenced to 40 years in prison in a crime ...
Lawyer Jeffrey Walker, 'fearless warrior' for clients, dead at 59
With his people skills and Harvard degree, lawyer Jeffrey Walker could probably have sailed into a high-paying job at a prestigious firm, where wealth and influence often accrue with representing clients. Instead, he spent a lot of his time in jail ...
When to Consider a Student Loan Lawyer
To help you figure out if a student loan lawyer could be the right choice, NerdWallet contacted two student loan attorneys — Adam Minsky in Boston and Stanley Tate in St. Louis — to find out when to seek legal advice and how to handle debt collectors ...
Top City Lawyer To Oversee New Department, Old Drama
A hearing about the city's top lawyer's budget turned into an examination of why his office is taking over the labor relations department, when he plans to fill a top vacancy there, and whether he's assuring that city officials are up to date on how to ...
Bush lawyer sides with Obama over Trump
Bush's chief ethics lawyer tweets out that Barack Obama would have a good chance of winning a libel suit against Trump for saying the 44th president “wiretapped” him. Richard Painter wrote: “44 v. 45 now looks like a very good libel case even under the ...
Lawyer: Dearborn cops use fake Facebook profile to track gun ...
Lawyer: Dearborn cops use fake Facebook profile to track gun ...
Boris Johnson: Ethiopia Allows Lawyer for Death-Row Brit
Reprieve's London office can be contacted on: communications [at] reprieve.org.uk / +44 (0) 207 553 8140. Reprieve US, based in New York City, can be contacted on Katherine [dot] oshea [at] reprieve.org ...
Trump to name New York lawyer to lead Justice Dept. civil unit: source
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is expected to nominate New York lawyer George T. Conway III to lead the U.S. Justice Department's civil division, a source briefed on the matter said on Friday. Conway, the husband of Trump's senior White House ...
Lawyer pleads guilty to manslaughter in fatal crash, records show
A lawyer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after a 2015 drunken driving crash that fatally injured a 21-year-old motorist on the Long Island Expressway, court records show. Raj Jadeja, 36, of Brooklyn, also pleaded guilty Thursday in Nassau County ...
Meet the Minnesota lawyer standing up to the Trump administration's immigration orders
On a chilly February afternoon, longtime immigration lawyer John Keller stood before a packed room at Minneapolis' Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota as he gave updates on President Donald Trump's immigration executive orders. Halfway through the ...
Harvard-educated lawyer gets 40 years for bizarre kidnapping
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Matthew Muller was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for a kidnapping so elaborate and outlandish that investigators first thought his victims were carrying out a bizarre hoax. The Harvard University-trained lawyer and ...
S.A. “DWI Dude” lawyer denies scamming Colombian paramilitary ...
S.A. “DWI Dude” lawyer denies scamming Colombian paramilitary ...
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Lawyer's Want to Dismiss mother's Lawsuit over Bible Classes
Lawyer's Want to Dismiss mother's Lawsuit over Bible Classes. By Associated Press • 3 hours ago. TweetShareGoogle+Email. Lawyers for a West Virginia public school system are asking a judge to maintain a 75-year practice of putting children in Bible ...