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Lawyer claims DA's office, SAPD intimidated witness in Marquise Jones' case
A lawyer representing the family of Marquise Jones, who was fatally shot in the back by an off-duty San Antonio police officer three years ago, said in federal court Monday that a crucial witness in the case was intimidated by employees from the Bexar ...
Lawyer: No proof woman injected her friend in labor
Lawyer: No proof woman injected her friend in labor. By DOUG ALDEN New Hampshire Union Leader. CONCORD — A judge is considering whether a woman accused of injecting with drugs a friend giving birth should be tried in Superior Court — or have ...
Lawyer who sued Donald Trump delayed at Logan
“I have no doubt that this happened to me because of my race and ethnicity. There was no reason other than racial profiling to single me out for additional screening,” said Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal, executive director of the Boston-based Lawyers ...
Lawyer for Russian whistleblower's family falls out of apartment building before court date
Nikolai Gorokhov, a lawyer representing the family of a Russian whistleblower, was reportedly thrown out of the fourth floor of his Moscow apartment building on Tuesday — a day before the 53-year-old was due to appear in court regarding a contentious ...
Lawyer refutes ethics complaint against Finnegan
LOWELL -- A lawyer representing Board of Parks member Peter Finnegan has sent a letter to the City of Lowell and the state Ethics Commission urging the bodies to reject an ethics complaint filed against Finnegan. The letter states that Terese ...
Lawyer of Dead Russian Whistleblower Injured After Fall From Window
Browder, a founder of the Hermitage Capital Management fund which specialized in investing in Russia, employed Magnitsky as a lawyer and has spearheaded an international campaign to expose corruption and human rights violations in Russia after ...
De Blasio keeping lawyer behind sketchy fundraising
Mayor de Blasio says he's retaining the same election lawyer whose campaign-fundraising legal advice put him under the scrutiny of federal and state prosecutors. De Blasio told NY1 Tuesday night that he's keeping his longtime lawyer, Lawrence Laufer, ...
Tajik Opposition Leader Challenges Imprisonment Of Lawyer, Businessman
DUSHANBE -- The head of an opposition party in Tajikistan has openly challenged the imprisonment of a human rights lawyer and an opposition businessman, a rare move in the tightly controlled Central Asian nation. Social Democratic Party leader ...
Lawyer: Businessman Will Clear Ex-AG in Donation Allegations
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawyer for former state Attorney General John Swallow says a Utah businessman imprisoned for lying to banks will testify that Swallow was not involved in illegally bundling $170,000 in campaign contributions to Utah and Nevada ...
Whistleblower's lawyer: Comey 'falsely' denied evidence of surveillance
The lawyer who founded Judicial Watch and later Freedom Watch, Larry Klayman, has sent a letter to Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, asking him to look at a whistleblower's evidence of “systematic ...
Exxon Lost a Year of 'Wayne Tracker' Emails, New York State Lawyer Tells Court
Exxon Mobil Corp. may have lost as much as a year's worth of emails that former Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson used to discuss climate change risks and other issues under the alias 'Wayne Tracker', a lawyer for New York state told a judge ...
Lawyer for Russian Whistleblower's Family Falls Out of Window
MOSCOW—A lawyer representing the family of dead Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky was in a serious condition after a fall from a four-story building ahead of a key court appearance, Mr. Magnitsky's former employer said Wednesday. The lawyer ...
Review: From Ireland, a Rebounding Lawyer and a Crusading Journalist
Amy Huberman in the Irish series “Striking Out,” on Acorn TV. Credit Conor Horgan — Blinder Films/RTE, via Acorn TV. Ireland's better-known exports include stout and summer workers for American resort communities. They have not included television ...
Chicago lawyer fights Army veteran's deportation order
Without a court ruling in hand, a Chicago lawyer has filed an appeal to halt the deportation of a decorated Army veteran with a green card to his native Mexico. An order for removal was issued last week for Miguel Perez Jr., said his attorney, Chris ...
Teacher in student-sex bust smiled because she's innocent: lawyer
The lawyer of the smiling Texas high school teacher accused of fondling a male student said his client looks so cheerful in her mugshot because she's innocent, according to a report. Sarah Fowlkes, 27, “engaged in sexual contact” with a 17-year-old ...
Bridgeport lawyer becomes Ansonia's newest alderman
Mayor David S. Cassetti, left, swears in Joseph Jaumann after he was elected to fill a vacancy in the fifth ward March 21, 017. Jaumann, a Bridgeport lawyer who lives on Wakelee Avenue defeated Millie Rios to ... more. Photo: Christian Abraham / Hearst ...
Lawyer: Businessman will clear ex-AG in donation allegations
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawyer for former state Attorney General John Swallow says a Utah businessman imprisoned for lying to banks will testify that Swallow was not involved in illegally bundling $170,000 in campaign contributions to Utah and Nevada ...
Lawyer in Russian whistleblowing case badly injured in 4-story fall
March 22 (UPI) -- The lawyer for the family of Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky was seriously injured in a four-story fall, officials said. Russia media reported that Nikolai Gorokhov fell when a rope broke as he and several others were ...
Russian Lawyer In Corruption Investigation Badly Injured In Fall
In a bizarre accident, the lawyer for the family of a dead Russian whistle blower fell from a fourth-floor window. Nikolai Gorokhov suffered severe head injuries in the accident which occurred while movers lifted a bathtub to his apartment. Police deny ...
Suburban immigration lawyer gets 15 months for asylum scam
When he found a client seeking asylum in the United States, typically from Iraq, the suburban attorney would quickly forge that person's name on an application and pepper horrific tales about murder, kidnappings, bombings and religious persecution into ...
Ex-immigration lawyer gets 15 months for bogus asylum claims
A former north suburban immigration lawyer known for advocating on behalf of Syrian and Iraqi Christians was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison Wednesday for falsifying paperwork in a bid to help clients win asylum in the United States on bogus ...
Teacher accused of improper relationship smiled because she is innocent, lawyer says
Why did a Texas teacher accused of having an improper relationship with a student smile in her mugshot? Her lawyer has offered an explanation. According to Dallas-Fort Worth's KXAS, Jason Nassour, attorney for Lockhart High School anatomy teacher ...
Suburban Immigration Lawyer Gets 15 Months For Asylum Scam
Dekelaita is an Assyrian Christian who came to the United States from Iraq when he was 10 years old as his family fled persecution from the Baath regime, according to his lawyers. They argued during his trial that illegal immigrants fearing deportation ...
Lawyer for accused Rockville High School rapist says sex with 14-year-old girl was consensual
ROCKVILLE, MD. - A lawyer for one of the teens accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a Montgomery County high school bathroom says the encounter was consensual. Attorney Andrew Jezic says his client, 18-year-old Henry Sanchez, will plead not guilty ...
Wisconsin lawyer loses license over misuse of client funds ...
Wisconsin lawyer loses license over misuse of client funds ...
Wisconsin Lawyer Loses License Over Misuse of Client Funds
Wisconsin Lawyer Loses License Over Misuse of Client Funds. A Madison-area attorney has agreed to give up his law license after failing to keep records of his client trust account and possibly using client money over a period of several years. | March ...
Dems take aim at Wall Street lawyer before he oversees Wall Street
Of all the many Goldman Sachs veterans Donald Trump has tapped for key posts in his administration, perhaps the toughest to defend is Jay Clayton, the president's choice to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission. He is, after all, a Wall Street ...
Judge to teen murder suspect: Lawyer is just explaining 'facts of life'
Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse teenager accused of murder wanted to fire his court-appointed lawyer even before a grand jury indicted him on the case. Khani Johnson is accused of shooting another man to death in the back Dec. 16 outside the Ballantyne ...
Trump's Longtime Lawyer Is Defending Russia's Biggest Bank
Lawyers for P-Granit did not immediately return a phone call. In the complaint, lawyers for P-Granit claim that Russian courts are “compromised, corrupt” and that the company cannot get a fair trial there, which led to its decision to file the lawsuit ...
Lawyer: Mississippi town's laws don't legally exist
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. — City leaders in Bay St. Louis are searching for the community's zoning laws, which appear to have vanished into a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity: The Twilight Zone. A lawyer told city council members this ...
Wisconsin shooting victims ID'd as cop, bank workers, lawyer
Authorities on Thursday identified those killed in a series of northern Wisconsin shootings as two bank workers, a lawyer and a veteran police detective. The victims in Wednesday afternoon's attacks at a bank, a law firm and an apartment complex in the ...
Obama's Top Civil Rights Lawyer to Lead Advocacy Coalition
Gupta, the Obama administration's top civil rights lawyer will lead a coalition of civil and human rights organizations at a time when they fear the Justice Department will soften its stance on criminal justice reform. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) The ...
This lucky tie helped York lawyer win $4M case
He was one of the best trial lawyers Craig had ever seen – brilliant, creative and charismatic. He had a passion for the law and a passion for serving as an advocate and champion for the little guy going up against big business. Craig put the tie away ...
Texas teacher in student-sex bust smiled because she's innocent, lawyer says
The lawyer of the smiling Texas high school teacher accused of fondling a male student said his client looks so cheerful in her mugshot because she's innocent, according to a report. Sarah Fowlkes, 27, “engaged in sexual contact” with a 17-year-old ...
Lawyer: JCC threat suspect's brain tumor may have led to behavior
The FBI worked with Israeli authorities to arrest an 18-year-old man who covered his face as he appeared briefly in an Israeli court. A U.S. law enforcement official tells CBS News the man is believed to be responsible for most of the 160-plus bomb ...
Reported Rockville HS rape was 'consensual,' lawyer says
ROCKVILLE, MD (WUSA9) - One of the Rockville High School students charged in a reported rape said the act was consensual. Henry Sanchez Milian is being represented by attorney Andrew Jezic. Jezic said not only was the act with a teenage girl and ...
GWB White House lawyer: 'FBI uncovering evidence of treason. There is no other word for it'
On the news that the FBI is investigating the link between Russia's cyber operations and the role that far-right news sites, like Breitbart, may have played in aiding the spread of false information about Hillary Clinton, the former White House Chief ...
Accused lawyer, on video played in court, tells wife to destroy DVD ...
Accused lawyer, on video played in court, tells wife to destroy DVD ...
Top Obama Civil Rights Lawyer to Lead Coalition
The Obama administration's top civil rights lawyer announced Thursday she will lead a coalition of civil and human rights organizations at a time when they see the Justice Department softening its focus on a number of their priorities. Vanita Gupta ...
Obama's top civil rights lawyer to lead advocacy coalition
The Obama administration's top civil rights lawyer announced Thursday she will lead a coalition of civil and human rights organizations at a time when they see the Justice Department softening its focus on a number of their priorities. By Sadie Gurman ...
Ivanka's lawyer, a Democrat, defends herself
Gorelick sees herself as part of a time-honored Washington tradition of well-respected lawyers representing clients from the opposite party. Two of Bill Clinton's chiefs of staff, Mack McLarty and Erskine Bowles, turned to Arthur Culvahouse, former ...
Moonlighting Regulator's 2nd Job Not a Conflict, Lawyer Says
Moonlighting Regulator's 2nd Job Not a Conflict, Lawyer Says. The attorney for a state telecommunications regulator accused of improperly working part-time for a telecommunications consulting firm says her client's second job doesn't violate state law ...
Lawyer for accused Rockville High School rapist says sex with teen girl was preplanned
ROCKVILLE, Md. - Henry Sanchez Milian, one of two teens accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a Montgomery County high school bathroom is presumed innocent, his defense attorney, Andrew Jezic, said Friday. “Mr. Sanchez Milian is presumed innocent ...
Meet the lawyer trying to make US tech giants pay more taxes. His first target: Uber
Lawyer Jolyon Maugham took an Uber on Monday in London but it was no normal ride. He was on his way to deliver a letter to the ride hailing service's headquarters that could kick off legal proceedings potentially costing the U.S. start-up millions of ...
Young St. Louis lawyer honored by law publication
A young real estate attorney has picked up this year's Women's Justice Rising Star Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly. Laura A. Bentele, who specializes in real estate litigation at Armstrong Teasdale, won the 19th annual edition of the award, which ...
Lawyer for accused Rockville rapist reveals why ICE did not deport his client
Lawyer for accused Rockville rapist reveals why ICE did not deport his client Attorney Andrew Jezic said ICE released his client, Henry Sanchez-Milian, who is accused in a rape of a 14-year-old girl at Rockville (Md.) High School, because it does not ...
Lawyer: Man Charged in Detroit Cop Shootings Is 'Delusional'
Lawyer: Man Charged in Detroit Cop Shootings Is 'Delusional'. A lawyer is raising questions about the mental health of a man charged with shooting two Detroit police officers and suspected of killing a college officer. | March 24, 2017, at 12:06 p.m ...
Lawyer With Key Evidence In Russian Corruption Scandals Falls From Building Before Testifying
Curious things have happened to lawyers involved in a massive tax fraud investigation involving government officials in Russia. Sergei L. Magnitsky, the lawyer who initially uncovered the alleged fraud died in prison. This week, Nikolai Gorokhov, the ...
Wisconsin shootings: Suspect may have targeted wife's divorce lawyer
The suspect in a Wisconsin shooting spree that left four people dead reportedly was identified Friday as court records showed that one of the victims was his wife's divorce lawyer. The suspect was identified as 45-year old Nengmy Vang, a person close ...
Defense lawyer who fondled jailed client faces $500k lawsuit
A former Multnomah County inmate who says her defense attorney fondled her during jail visits has filed a $500,000 lawsuit against the county, her former attorney and his law firm. The woman is suing Christian Day, who was convicted of misdemeanor ...