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WATCH LIVE: Lawyers, family of the United passenger forcibly removed from a flight hold news conference
An attorney for the man who was dragged off a United Airlines flight has taken the first legal step toward filing a lawsuit. Later today, Doctor David Dao's lawyer will hold a press conference with relatives of Dao to talk about how they plan to ...
Who would you support for judge: a 'government lawyer' or a 'child molestation prosecutor'?
It's a lamentable fact of political life that winning an election for superior court judge in California often depends on what job description the candidate chooses to put on the ballot. The “ballot designation” goes right under the candidate's name ...
Lawyer: Man pulled from United flight suffered concussion, broken nose
Lawyers for Dr. David Dao say he suffered a concussion, broken nose and lost two teeth after he was violently pulled from a United Airlines flight on Sunday. His lawyers called a press conference for 11 a.m. Thursday in Chicago, where one of his ...
Jailed Uganda critic resists forced psychiatric exam: Lawyer
"It seems that the state is now going to create a gulag for its opponents," the lawyer said. Nyanzi was charged on Monday with cyber harassment and offensive communication, offenses relating to her persistent criticism on Facebook of longtime President ...
'It's not about sex, it's about power': Meet the lawyer who helped bring down Alabama's 'love gov'
The extraordinary report was the work of private lawyer Jack Sharman, who was special counsel to Congress during the Whitewater investigations into Bill and Hillary Clinton's real estate affairs. He and his team interviewed and received documents from ...
Lawyer: United Passenger Suffered Concussion, Broken Teeth
CHICAGO (AP) – The passenger dragged from a United Express flight suffered a “significant” concussion and broken nose, and he lost two front teeth, one of his lawyers said Thursday. Dr. David Dao has been discharged from a hospital but he will require ...
Lawyer: Jailed Uganda Critic Resists Forced Psychiatric Exam
A Ugandan academic detained for calling the country's president "a pair of buttocks" resisted attempts to forcibly carry out psychiatric tests on her, her attorney said Thursday, describing the alleged incident as an attack on her dignity ...
Zambia denies opposition leader barred access to lawyer
Zambian police have denied the main opposition party's claim that its detained leader Hakainde Hichilema was denied access to his lawyers and family members. Hichilema was arrested on Tuesday and charged with treason for allegedly obstructing ...
Lawyer: Man dragged off plane has multiple injuries, will file suit
A passenger dragged from a United Express flight suffered a "significant" concussion and broken nose, and he lost two front teeth, one of his lawyers said Thursday. Advertisement. Related Content. United offers compensation​ to passengers on flight ...
United Airlines Passenger May Need Surgery, Lawyer Says
CHICAGO — In an hourlong news conference that touched on race, policing and airline manners, a lawyer for the passenger dragged off a United flight on Sunday listed his client's injuries: A broken nose, a concussion, two knocked-out teeth and sinus ...
United Passenger Suffered Concussion, Broken Nose, Lost Teeth, Lawyer Says
David Dao, the 69-year-old Kentucky doctor dragged off a United Express flight on Sunday night, suffered a concussion and broken nose in the incident and lost two teeth, his attorney said Thursday. Dao will need reconstructive surgery, lawyer Thomas ...
Lawyer says man dragged off plane has concussion, lost teeth
CHICAGO — The passenger dragged from a United flight lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion, one of his lawyers said Thursday, accusing the airline industry of having "bullied" its customers for far too long. "Are we going to ...
Man Dragged Off United Flight Suffered Concussion, Broken Nose, Lawyer Says
"For a long time, airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," he said. "They have treated us less than maybe we deserve." Dao's lawyer criticized the flight's crew for standing by idle as police used “violent” force to remove a 69-year-old man ...
Judge wants standoff lawyer banned from US courts in Oregon ...
Judge wants standoff lawyer banned from US courts in Oregon ...
Philly lawyer Nancy Raynor sues over $1M sanction
Insurance defense lawyer Nancy Raynor has filed a lawsuit against plaintiffs' attorneys who sought and won a contempt order against her that resulted in a $1 million sanction and a temporary freeze on her bank accounts. The complaint, filed in Common ...
Thomas Demetrio: Who Is the Lawyer Taking on United Airlines?
Prominent Chicago lawyer Thomas Demetrio has signed on to represent David Dao, the doctor who suffered a concussion after being unceremoniously dragged off a United Airlines flight this week. And the heavy-hitting attorney is sending a clear message to ...
Lawyer says email shows Eli Manning defrauded memorabilia collectors
That email, according to plaintiffs' lawyer Brian Brook, shows that Manning was knowingly passing off any old Giants helmets as helmets he actually wore in games. Manning is accused of working with memorabilia dealer Steiner Sports to sell helmets to ...
Egypt lawyer sentenced to ten years in prison over Facebook post
Egypt lawyer sentenced to ten years in prison over Facebook post. An Alexandria court has sentenced a lawyer to ten years in prison and five years of house arrest for a Facebook post that allegedly insulted the Egyptian president. Amnesty International ...
Former investment adviser from Eugene loses lawyer in drug case, accepts sanctions in SEC investigation
A former Eugene investment adviser who faces numerous drug charges has accepted penalties for breaking federal security laws, and he now is without a lawyer to represent him in a pair of pending criminal cases. Stephen Alison, 54, appeared Thursday in ...
Lawyer: Effort to Sue Seattle Mayor Hurt by Time Limits
Lawyer: Effort to Sue Seattle Mayor Hurt by Time Limits. A lawyer for an Oregon man says efforts to sue Seattle Mayor Ed Murray 10 years ago over claims of sexual abuse foundered because of statute of limitations issues, not credibility concerns ...
Lawyer: Dragged passenger lost 2 teeth and broke his nose
CHICAGO (AP) - The passenger dragged from a United flight lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion, his lawyer said Thursday, accusing the airline industry of having "bullied" its customers for far too long. "Are we going to ...
Trump's Lawyer Can't Account For $350000 He Was Accused Of Mishandling
In 1999, Michael Cohen, now the president's personal lawyer, cashed a $350,000 check from an NHL hockey player. He was supposed to give the money to a woman in South Florida. He didn't, and says he doesn't remember anything about it. To this day, the ...
Lawyer: Little money involved in Trump sanctuary order
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump's executive order withholding funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities applies to a small pot of grant money, not the hundreds of millions of dollars that cities and ...
Lawyer: Dragged United passenger will need reconstructive surgery
Now his lawyer hopes the 69-year-old grandfather and Kentucky physician, who suffered a concussion and lost two teeth when he was dragged off the plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, becomes “a poster child” for the mistreatment passengers ...
Undocumented Colorado mother of 4 detained for deportation ...
Undocumented Colorado mother of 4 detained for deportation ...
In Memoriam: Celebrating The Life Of Lawyer Trinh Huynh
Trinh could easily be described in so many ways: a great friend, terrific lawyer, a globetrotter, witty, passionate, vivacious, humble, etc., but I can describe her best as a volunteer. But not the kind of volunteer who sought pro bono hours to meet ...
High-profile lawyer with catchy ads, controversial conviction has died
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The lawyer known for his splashy commercials and an equally high-profile fraud conviction has died this week. Fredric Grae, 78, of Grymes Hill, passed away at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on April 11 with his family by ...
DeVos Taps Lawyer Who Claimed Anti-White Discrimination For Civil Rights Role
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' choice to help lead the department's Office for Civil Rights once complained that in college she had experienced discrimination for being white, ProPublica reported Friday. Candice Jackson was tapped to serve as the ...
Former Hershey Trust Co. lawyer picked COO of RDA
Until June, Woolley was a top lawyer at the Hershey Trust Co., the largest shareholder of one of the world's premiere chocolate manufacturing companies. Woolley's appointment, if confirmed by the seven-member Salt Lake City Council, would complete an ...
Trump lawyer says sanctuary city directive is 'narrow'
A lawyer for the Trump administration told a federal judge Friday that an executive order targeting so-called sanctuary cities and counties was “narrow” and would not result in a loss of massive funds to governments that refuse to cooperate with ...
Lawyer: Little Money Involved in Trump Sanctuary Order
A federal lawyer says an order withholding funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities applies to a small pot of grant money, not the hundreds of millions of dollars that cities and counties say is at stake. | April 14 ...
Lawyer disputes viral racist rant
A former employee of the Greater Memphis Chamber allegedly was captured in an audio recording delivering a racist tirade directed toward employees of a resort restaurant in Turks and Caicos Islands. Twitter responded. The Commercial Appeal. Waveform ...
Police impersonator pulls over officer, needs real lawyer
The detective pulled onto the highway shoulder, then arrested Bustamante when it became clear he's no officer. The report says Bustamante told police he had done this before. It wasn't immediately clear if Bustamante has found a real lawyer to ...
Lawyer who helped acquit Casey Anthony does it again for Aaron Hernandez
If you ever get accused of murder, call Jose Angel Biaz: The defense attorney best known for helping to acquit Casey Anthony of murdering her daughter, and who has now done the same for convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez. The former NFL star, who is ...
Ask a Lawyer for free next week
Volunteer attorneys provide free legal consultation to state residents. No business relationships may be established between the volunteer attorneys and the residents. Ask-A-Lawyer Day 2017 is coordinated by the division's Community Relations Committee ...
Lawyer sues 100 ABQ businesses claiming advocacy; patterns raise suspicious motive
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Some call it disability advocacy, others call it a shakedown. A Santa Fe attorney has filed a hundred lawsuits against Albuquerque businesses in a period of two months. Advertisement. She claims all of these businesses violated the ...
Aaron Hernandez Will Get Out of Prison, Says His Lawyer Jose Baez
Aaron Hernandez will NOT spend the rest of his life behind bars ... so says his attorney, Jose Baez, who tells TMZ Sports he believes he can overturn the ex-NFL star's murder conviction. Baez represented Hernandez in his double murder case -- but he ...
Essential California: Trump lawyer says sanctuary city directive is 'narrow'
A lawyer for the Trump administration told a federal judge Friday that an executive order targeting so-called sanctuary cities and counties was “narrow” and would not result in a loss of massive funds to governments that refuse to cooperate with ...
Lawyer: Little money involved in Trump sanctuary order
SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump's executive order withholding funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities applies to a small pot of grant money, not the billions of dollars that San Francisco and a California ...
Foley, days from retirement, blasts UF's top lawyer
Tells Keith: 'It is a good thing my time is ending because I am weary of this dynamic. We all are.' By Cindy Swirko. University of Florida General Counsel Jamie Keith, under investigation following a complaint alleging misconduct, has been placed on ...
United will save evidence in dragged passenger case, lawyer says
CHICAGO — The lawyer for a man dragged off a United flight says the airline and Chicago officials have agreed to preserve evidence of the incident. Attorney Thomas Demetrio said Saturday that the agreement means a court hearing scheduled next week ...
Center City lawyer charged in stock scheme involving pot detector
Federal authorities have charged a Philadelphia lawyer and three other men in a so-called pump and dump scheme to inflate the stock price of a publicly traded company that makes a Breathalyzer-like device to detect marijuana use. Michael Garnick, 58, a ...
Police Impersonator Pulls Over Officer, Needs Real Lawyer
The detective pulled onto the highway shoulder, then arrested Bustamante when it became clear he's no officer. The report says Bustamante told police he had done this before. It wasn't immediately clear if Bustamante has found a real lawyer to ...
Top Wall Street lawyer takes aim at SEC in new book
One of Wall Street's top lawyers is taking aim at one of Washington's biggest regulators. In his new book, “Going Public: My Adventures Inside the SEC and How to Prevent the Next Devastating Crisis,” veteran lawyer Norm Champ recounts his tumultuous ...
New Westerly planning and zoning lawyer to review latest airport plan
WESTERLY — The town's new planning and zoning lawyer will review the second set of proposed zoning regulations to be put forth within the past year for the area surrounding Westerly State Airport. Town Council President James Silvestri asked Nancy ...
East Troy lawyer faces possible suspension
MADISON—An East Troy lawyer is facing a 60-day suspension over accusations of misconduct in two cases, according to a complaint filed by the state Office of Lawyer Regulation. The six counts filed March 22 against Patrick J. Hudec mostly concern ...
Cop accused of putting gun to guard's head attempted cover-up, lawyer says
CHATHAM -- A borough police officer accused of holding a gun to a security guard's head and threatening "to blow his (expletive) head off" failed to properly record the incident and report it to his superiors, new records show, sparking charges of a ...
On Becoming a China Lawyer
China lawyer China attorney American and occasionally European law students and recent law school graduates are always contacting our China lawyers to ask what they must do to become international lawyers focused on China law. My advice to them is ...
Police impersonator pulls over officer, needs real lawyer
The detective pulled onto the highway shoulder, then arrested Bustamante when it became clear he's no officer. The report says Bustamante told police he had done this before. It wasn't immediately clear if Bustamante has found a real lawyer to ...
Lawyer Battling United Airlines Has Long History With Injury Cases
An attorney for David Dao, the passenger dragged off a United Airlines flight, said at a news conference Thursday that Dr. Dao suffered a concussion during the incident and will likely sue. Dao's daughter Crystal Pepper also spoke about the toll the ...