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Lawyer blasts case against DA Seth Williams as key cooperator pleads guilty
The lawyer, Thomas Burke, said federal authorities had obtained information years ago on Williams' campaign spending and his use of government vehicles that formed the basis of a superseding indictment filed Tuesday. “Why didn't they charge that in the ...
Exclusive: Lawyer for man dragged from United flight isn't laughing at viral New Yorker cover
This New Yorker cover playing on FBI Director James Comey's firing and David Dao's removal from a United Airlines flight has gone viral. By. MarkDeCambre. The New Yorker published a teaser cover of its issue due out May 22, and so far the illustration ...
Lawyer arrested, charged with smuggling drugs to jailed client
Lawyer Kit Karjala was behind bars Thursday, accused of concealing heroin inside court papers she gave to her client, Christopher Brandon Miller, a.k.a. “Mellow,” while visiting him at Anchorage Correctional Complex, according to the charges. Federal ...
Lawyer Is Now Regulating Banking Industry He Spent His Career Protecting
A lawyer who spent much of his career protecting banks is now in charge of regulating them. And last week's appointment of the lawyer, Keith A. Noreika, to run the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is unusual because it does not require him to ...
SEC Turns to Big Deals Lawyer to Spur More Public Companies
WASHINGTON—To spur more companies to go public, the new head of the Securities and Exchange Commission has turned to a veteran Silicon Valley lawyer whose career has involved some of the biggest deals in history. Bill Hinman has worked on initial ...
Meet the fixer: This lawyer connects justice and the environment.
Nicky Sheats has done his homework. After getting his degree from Harvard Law, Sheats went back to get a PhD in biogeochemistry, also at Harvard, and did a quick post-doc at Columbia. (Did we mention he went to Princeton for undergrad?) When his ...
This Lawyer Defends Philly's Progressive Activists—Can He Become DA?
A group of ward leaders and elected officials endorse Larry Krasner for Philadelphia district attorney on May 1, 2017. (Courtesy of Krasner for District Attorney). Ending mass incarceration begins at home, says Larry Krasner, a longtime civil-rights ...
Chinese Rights Lawyer's Wife Says Xie Yang Released but Under Heavy Surveillance
Chinese rights lawyer Xie Yang has been released on bail after recanting accusations of police torture during his trial on Monday. But he is still under tight surveillance by secret police, according to his wife. A court in the central Chinese city of ...
Trump lawyer: Tax returns from past 10 years show no "income of any type from Russian sources," with few exceptions
Trump lawyer: Tax returns from past 10 years show no "income of any type from Russian sources," with few exceptions. By The Associated Press. WASHINGTON — May 12, 2017, 10:04 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Trump lawyer: Tax returns ...
Trump lawyer says tax returns from past 10 years show no 'income of any type from Russian souces,' with few ...
Trump lawyer says tax returns from past 10 years show no 'income of any type from Russian souces,' with few ...
Trump lawyer says the president's tax returns show no income from Russian sources: AP
President Donald Trump's tax returns show no "income of any type from Russian sources," according to a report Friday from the Associated Press based on a letter from a Trump lawyer. The brief AP report didn't immediately identify the lawyer. The report ...
BREAKING: Trump Lawyer Says Trump Innocent
So, basically, a Trump lawyer says Trump is innocent, "with few exceptions." I will soon be releasing a statement from my lawyer too, confirming that I have not murdered anyone recently, "with few exceptions." I hope this satisfies everyone. I wonder ...
Lawyers: Trump Had No Income From Russians, With Exceptions
Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Friday that a review of his last 10 years of tax returns do not reflect "any income of any type from Russian sources," with some exceptions. It's the latest attempt by the president to tamp down concerns about ...
Trump's tax lawyer says past 10 years show no Russian income
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Friday that a review of his last 10 years of tax returns do not reflect “any income of any type from Russian sources,” with some exceptions. It's the latest attempt by the president to tamp ...
65 Venezuelan military members detained for expressing discontent, lawyer says
Demonstrators clash with riot police while ralling against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela April 10, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Veron - RTX34ZQC. CARACAS, VENEZUELA – At least 65 members of Venezuela's ...
Nixon's lawyer says Trump should be afraid of tapes; Woodward explains why
President Trump on Friday suggested that he may possess taped recordings of conversations he had with former FBI director James B. Comey in the early months of his presidency — and that Comey should be wary of leaking information on the FBI's ...
Trump lawyer: Tax returns show no 'income of any type from Russian sources' with few exceptions
WASHINGTON — Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Friday that a review of his last 10 years of tax returns do not reflect "any income of any type from Russian sources," with some exceptions. It's the latest attempt by the president to tamp down ...
New Yorker drew Comey being dragged off plane. United passenger's lawyer critiqued it.
Dao, who confidentially settled his lawsuit against the airline, wasn't available - so we asked his lawyer for a critique. The Washington Post's questions and Demetrio's answers have been edited for clarity. Q: What do you think of the cartoon? A: That ...
Judge opens door for lawyer to seek perjury charge against developer Jordan Schnitzer
A Portland judge has opened the door for a lawyer to pursue a felony perjury charge against prominent developer and philanthropist Jordan Schnitzer. Schnitzer is embroiled in a legal fight with ex-girlfriend Cory Sause over his 16-month-old son. The ...
Lawyer suspended for swearing in front of jury, scoffing at trial rulings
Attorney Alison Motta, left, and J. Clifford Greene leave the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago on Jan. 26, 2017 after their client, Vandetta Redwood, was acquitted in a gun case. Motta was suspended from practicing in the Northern District of ...
Trump commits to securing American pastor's release from Turkish prison, family lawyer says
Pastor Andrew Brunson, who was detained nearly six months ago along with his wife in the Turkish coastal town of Izmir, remains held in a prison without formal charges. (ACLJ). President Trump has committed himself to ensuring the return of an American ...
Trump Hopes Russia-Approved Lawyers Can Put This Whole Russia Thing to Rest
Instead, in their infinite collective wisdom, the group decided to have Trump's lawyers release a two-month old letter attempting to demonstrate that the president has no financial ties to Russia by . . . releasing a letter that cites financial ties to ...
Chinese lawyer 'wore torture device for a month'
And it is one that they allegedly forced one of this country's most prominent human rights lawyers to wear, for a full month. Li Heping was finally released from detention on Tuesday and his wife Wang Qiaoling has now had time to learn about the ...
Lawyer: Sheriff ID'd wrong man as would-be assassin
Jones' lawyer has filed a new appeal, including sworn declarations from local drug dealer Peter Boer that on the night of the shooting, his brother Nick, a repeat felon, "took credit" for it and sent Peter Boer to dispose of gun parts. Peter Boer also ...
Lawyer: Sheriff ID'd Wrong Man as Would-Be Assassin
Martin Jones, 53, is serving a 50-year sentence after being convicted of shooting Scott Johnson in Long Beach, a tourist town in Pacific County on the southwest Washington coast. Johnson is now the county sheriff. Jones' lawyer has filed a new appeal, ...
Prosecutors continue search for WV lawyer facing fraud charges
When Assistant Kanawha County prosecutor Fred Giggenbach joined Twitter earlier this month, the first person to follow him was a Charleston lawyer charged with fraud, who prosecutors have been trying to locate for more than a year. Lawyer William ...
Quinn Emanuel Recruits Top Kirkland IP Litigator
The American Lawyer profiled Cherny's efforts for C.R. Bard in a 2009 feature story about the dispute over ownership of the artificial blood vessel, a technology known as vascular graft. And nearly a year ago, Cherny helped Cisco Systems Inc. achieve a ...
Specialist showbiz lawyer appointed to run George Michael's ...
Specialist showbiz lawyer appointed to run George Michael's ...
Meet the Malibu lawyer who is upending California's political system, one town at a time
I got a chuckle out of the original headline, which has since been changed: “Meet the Malibu Lawyer Playing the Race Card — and Making Millions — All Over California.” More columns ». With loaded language like that, imagine my surprise when the first ...
Patt to report to police tomorrow, says lawyer
Actress Napapa "Patt" Tantrakul will report to the Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) police on Monday to hear a charge of money laundering, said her lawyer Arkom Kongsawat. Ms Napapa had been summonsed to report to the NSB on Monday after 1.9 ...
Is it time for Trump staff to lawyer up?
Veterans of past White House scandals from Watergate to Plamegate have an important message for Team Trump: It's time to think about lawyering up. In the past week, a Senate committee began issuing subpoenas in its investigation into Russian contacts ...
For Family Of Embattled Chinese Lawyer, A Long Road To Safety — With US Help
U.S. diplomats staged a rare intervention to rescue the family of a human rights lawyer held in China. The attorney was released last week, after having been swept up in a two-year-old crackdown that has put most of the country's rights lawyers and ...
Luis Cortes lives 'surreal' life as immigration lawyer — and a Dreamer
Before lawyer Luis Cortes visits clients at the Northwest Detention Center, defends them in court or accompanies them to check-ins with immigration officers, he lets a colleague know. That way if he doesn't come back, someone will look for him ...
Civil rights lawyer Vernon Jordan gives Syracuse University grads tips for Trump era
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Civil rights activist Vernon Jordan sent off Syracuse University's class of 2017 with a charge to seek justice in the era of President Donald Trump. Jordan, a prominent attorney and Clinton family confidante once called the "Rosa ...
Law You Can Use: Technology affects a lawyer's duty to protect ...
Law You Can Use: Technology affects a lawyer's duty to protect ...
The Lawyer Whose Daughter Hates Her Date
New York's Sex Diaries series asks anonymous city dwellers to record a week in their sex lives — with comic, tragic, often sexy, and always revealing results. This week, a single lawyer seeing several men, including one her daughter dislikes: 47 ...
Trump's lawyer tweets out sexy picture of his daughter
President Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen has been firing back at haters on social media who are calling him out for tweeting a picture Sunday night of his very own daughter wearing lingerie. “So proud of my Ivy League daughter…brains and beauty ...
Knife-attack accused actually the victim - lawyer
However, defence lawyer Quentin Duff told the jury today that his client was not a brooding, simmering man waiting to attack someone with a hammer. "He'll tell you about a good family life... He will tell you about an argument that he will say lasted ...
Chelsea Manning's Lawyer Knows How to Fight Transgender Discrimination—He's Lived It
"It does look really good," says his lawyer Chase Strangio, who has been poring over documents on a laptop perched atop an ironing board. Strangio is behind some of the biggest recent legal fights for gay and transgender rights: He pushed for marriage ...
Trump lawyer Michael Cohen defends posting daughter's lingerie picture
Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen has ignited a debate about fatherly pride, after tweeting a picture of his daughter in lingerie. He shared a black and white modelling shot of his daughter, 21-year-old Samantha, with the words: "So proud of my Ivy ...
How a left-hand turn undid a dodgy lawyer
The former lawyer agreed to take the blood test on his behalf and returned a sober blood sample. The deception went undetected until Ardalich was stopped by police in August 12, 2014, for disobeying a no-left-turn sign on Grange Rd. Licence checks ...
Matier & Ross: High-profile Marin lawyer in neighborhood feud with nuns
Nasty battles are nothing new for the personal injury lawyer, who practices in San Francisco. He made his name in Jahi's case, representing the McMath family in its effort to keep the teenager attached to life-support machines after doctors declared ...
Trump's New Bank Regulator: Lawyer Who Helped Banks Charge More Fees
Banking lawyers say it only makes sense to give precedence to federal banking laws. Otherwise, national banks would end up dealing with 50 different regulators rather than one — the OCC. That was the whole point behind Congress' creation of the agency ...
Lawyer sanctioned for making more than 600 objections
Pollak also granted Cordero's lawyer another opportunity to depose Essig. Booth began practicing as a lawyer in New York in 2008 after graduating from Texas Southern University Marshall School of Law, according to public records. The city Law ...
Judges ask Trump lawyer whether or not travel ban discriminates
Federal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration's travel ban discriminates against Muslims and zeroed in on the president's campaign statements, the second time in a week the ...
Trump's lawyer tweets photo of daughter in lingerie, then defends the move by calling 'haters' 'jealous' after outrage
President Donald Trump's lawyer tweeted a photo of his daughter wearing lingerie over the weekend — and then called those who criticized him for doing so "jealous." Michael Cohen, Trump's high-profile personal attorney, on Sunday tweeted a photo of ...
9th Circuit panel peppers Trump lawyer with questions over travel ban at Seattle hearing
Federal judges in Seattle on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration's travel ban discriminates against Muslims and homed in on the president's campaign statements, the second time in a week ...
Local lawyer lauded by STL Hispanic organization
Local lawyer Jessica M. Mendez has been honored by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis, being named as the 2017 Hispanic Emerging Leader. Mendez works as an associate in the intellectual property department at Armstrong ...
Judges in travel ban appeal press lawyers about Trump's comments
The federal appeals court panel weighing President Trump's travel ban focused acutely on Trump's own comments at a hearing Monday — lobbing skeptical inquiries at lawyers on both sides of the issue as they tried to ascertain to what extent they should ...
Hawaii Lawyer: Trump Exec Order Violates 1st Amendment Because Honor Killings Are Islamic
The lawyer representing the State of Hawaii in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today has stated the collection of data with regards honor killings should be removed from President Trump's Executive Order in order to “pass constitutional ...