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Lawyer Arrested For Allegedly Telling Rape Victim She'd Be Deported If She Testified
The lawyer represents Mario Aguilar-Delossantos, who is facing felony rape charges. According to the indictment, Vasiliades contacted the woman and her husband on April 11 to meet and talk because he said his client's case had become “more complicated ...
Meet the Mexican Lawyer Who Created Donald Trump Toilet Paper
If there's one sure way to remember President Donald Trump's days in the oval office according to one entrepreneur, it's with this newest memorabilia: toilet paper. Mexican lawyer Antonio Battaglia—who is also the grandson of professional soccer ...
Lawyer: Kushner 'has no recollection' of reported undisclosed Russian contacts
Top presidential adviser Jared Kushner's legal team pushed back Friday night against a report that the White House senior adviser and Trump son-in-law had at least three undisclosed contacts with a Russian ambassador during and after the 2016 ...
Jared Kushner's Lawyer Issues Statement That Doesn't Deny Potential Acts Of Treason
Jared Kushner's Lawyer Issues Statement That Doesn't Deny Potential Acts Of Treason. By Jason Easley on Sat, May 27th, 2017 at 9:33 am. Jared Kushner's lawyer issued a statement that didn't deny that the President's son in law and senior adviser may ...
Jared Kushner's Lawyer Says He Has "No Recollection" of Allegedly Undisclosed Russian Contacts
"Hard to fully convey the gravity of this,” said Susan Hennessey, a national security fellow at the Brookings Institution and a former lawyer for the National Security Agency, of the Washington Post report. “Unthinkable Kushner could stay in the White ...
Bush ethics lawyer shares link to prison as Trump's 2017 'Winter White House'
Richard Painter, who served as the chief ethics lawyer in the White House for former President George W. Bush, on Saturday shared a link to a federal prison, suggesting it could be next year's “winter White House.” “Next year's winter White House ...
Local Lawyer, Real Estate Investor Charged With Larceny
Authorities searching for a local lawyer and real estate investor found him hiding in a hotel in Manchester Friday night and charged him with larceny. Wayne Francis, a 46-year old real estate lawyer from the Hartford area, is the subject of ...
Trump may be mulling the unthinkable: letting a lawyer review his tweets
As he returns from his first trip abroad as US president, Donald Trump is reportedly considering a series of shakeups in the White House. This may include changes to his personnel and perhaps something even more unexpected: allowing a lawyer to vet his ...
Every immigrant deserves a lawyer
Over the last three years, NYIFUP has guaranteed that every indigent immigrant who is detained and facing deportation in New York City will have a city-funded lawyer. I witnessed a sea change in the quality and quantity of legal representation in the ...
Russia scandal ices government lawyer hiring
“They were dealing with a pool that had already shrunk and, now, of course, some people will be avoiding it like the plague,” said one well-connected GOP lawyer who held a top-level post in President George W. Bush's administration and asked not to be ...
Lawyer Mohammed al-Roken awarded human rights prize
A prominent UAE lawyer sentenced to 10 years in 2013 for plotting against the government was on Saturday awarded a major human rights award. Mohammed al-Roken was among 69 people jailed on charges of conspiring to overthrow the government of ...
Mexican Lawyer To Sell Trump Toilet Paper
A lawyer in Mexico will soon begin production on a line of toilet paper featuring President Donald Trump's name, and a logo bearing the president's signature hair. Antonia Battaglia, a Mexican attorney who practices in Guanajuato, told CNN's Spanish ...
Trial of Egyptian rights lawyer with presidential ambitions starts
CAIRO - An Egyptian human rights lawyer and would-be presidential candidate went on trial on Monday in a case where a guilty verdict would deprive him of the right to stand for election. A judge in a Cairo court adjourned the trial of Khaled Ali, who ...
Trial of Egyptian Rights Lawyer With Presidential Ambitions Starts
FILE PHOTO: Egyptian lawyer and ex-Presidential candidate Khaled Ali shout slogans inside the State Council courthouse after a ruling against the Egypt-Saudi border demarcation agreement, in Cairo, Egypt January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El ...
Q&A: Immigration lawyer offers insight into Kanter passport issue
The Transcript spoke with Tyler Christians, an immigration lawyer for Farzaneh Law Firm in Oklahoma City, about Kanter and his current situation. Q: Would Kanter be able to obtain a document that would allow him to leave the country even without a ...
Indian rights lawyer to lead U.N. probe into Rohingya crackdown ...
Indian rights lawyer to lead U.N. probe into Rohingya crackdown ...
The Future Lawyer
The Oxford Dictionary defines a lawyer as, 'A person who practices or studies law; an attorney or counselor.' That's a broad definition. It can be expanded to include: (1) licensure; (2) adhering to a code of ethics; (3) upholding the law; (4 ...
The Future Lawyer
The Oxford Dictionary defines a lawyer as, 'A person who practices or studies law; an attorney or counselor.' That's a broad definition. It can be expanded to include: (1) licensure; (2) adhering to a code of ethics; (3) upholding the law; (4 ...
Meet The Hard-Charging Lawyer Trump Tapped To Defend Him In Russia Probe
As the sprawling federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election intensifies, President Donald Trump is assembling a team of outside lawyers to defend him against the allegations. The first tapped to join the team is Marc Kasowitz ...
Springfield drug suspect released without cash bail after defense lawyer highlights his negatives
SPRINGFIELD -- Defense lawyer Juan M. Rivera turned a series of negatives into a positive outcome for his client recently. The client, Eric Williams, 25, of Springfield, was arrested on heroin and cocaine charges after Springfield police raided an ...
Indian rights lawyer to lead UN probe into Rohingya crackdown ‎
The President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Joaquín Alexander Maza Martelli of El Salvador, on Tuesday appointed India's Supreme Court lawyer, Indira Jaising to head the team that includes Sri Lankan lawyer Radhika Coomaraswamy and ...
'Sanctuary City' issue rises again in Easthampton with letter from ACLU lawyer
Fitz-Gibbon on May 11 wrote back to Newman, saying he disagrees with the Northampton lawyer's interpretation of the Easthampton charter, and that the new proposed ordinance would still not be compliant. Newman's draft ordinance would prohibit city ...
Shared Leadership: A Lawyer's Perspective
In March, the Nonprofit Quarterly hosted a powerful webinar on nonprofit leadership transitions presented by CompassPoint Nonprofit Services CEO Jeanne Bell and consultant Tom Adams. Bell and Adams pointed to the continuing low rate of internal ...
Palm Beach Gardens lawyer disbarred for misconduct
A Palm Beach Gardens attorney was recently disbarred by the Florida Supreme Court for repeatedly ignoring court orders. John T. Jenkins Jr. was among 21 attorneys who were disciplined by the state's highest court in March and April, the Florida Bar ...
US Congress' Russia probes expand to Trump's personal lawyer: ABC News
U.S. Congress' Russia probes expand to Trump's personal lawyer: ABC News. FILE PHOTO: Michael Cohen, attorney for The Trump Organization, arrives at Trump Tower in New York City, U.S. January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith. WASHINGTON ...
US lawyer: Iran secretly controls NYC office building
NEW YORK — A U.S. government lawyer has told a New York jury that a Manhattan office building near Rockefeller Center has long been illegally run by Iran. Assistant U.S. Attorney Martin Bell made the comment during opening statements Tuesday in a ...
Trump Lawyer Cohen Says He Won't Comply With House, Senate Requests
President Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, confirmed to NBC News that he has received requests for information from the Senate and House intelligence committees as part of their probes into Russian interference in the U.S. election, but says ...
Trump Lawyer Asked to Cooperate on Russia Probes
WASHINGTON—A longtime attorney to President Donald Trump has been asked to cooperate with congressional investigators looking into Trump campaign dealings with Russia, a sign that the probes are widening to include people in the inner circle of the ...
Dyadic wins lawyer malpractice suit, ends decade of turmoil
Aiming for the courtroom equivalent of a pin, former collegiate wrestler Mark Emalfarb alleged blue-chip law firms robbed his biotech company of $185 million in vanished market capitalization and $700 million in squandered business opportunities ...
Trump lawyer, former Trump surrogate on list of people House committee wants to hear from
The list of at least two dozen names also includes President Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, according to a U.S. official. The list represents only the first round of interviews the Committee wants to conduct, and more names will ...
Once Again, Regulators' Restrictions On Testimonials Will Drive Clients To Non-Lawyer Providers
thumbs up lawyer cartoon A few months back, Fan & Fuel, a branding and communications company, published the results of a December 2016 survey regarding consumer attitudes towards customer reviews. The importance of reviews to consumers was ...
Supreme Court Suspends Wrong Lawyer Over 'Mistaken Identity'
Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said the clerk's office mixed up Sullivan with a similarly named lawyer who had been disbarred by a New York court. The other man is in prison in Vermont after a conviction for drunken driving that resulted in the death ...
Lawyer Found Hiding In Hotel Is Held On $2 Million Bond
Wayne Francis, the lawyer and real estate speculator captured while hiding in a hotel room over the holiday weekend, was presented in court Tuesday on a larceny charge and held on a $2 million bond, as complaints from disgruntled clients continued to ...
Trump's Personal Lawyer Refuses to Cooperate With Congressional Inquiries
WASHINGTON — Michael D. Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer, said on Tuesday that he was refusing to cooperate with House and Senate intelligence committee investigations into Russian election meddling. The move may prompt lawmakers to ...
Tucker Takes on Lawyer for Prof. Accused of Hitting Trump Supporter With Bike Lock
The lawyer representing the professor accused of hitting a Trump supporter over the head with a bike lock spoke out on "Tucker Carlson Tonight." Tucker Carlson said Professor Eric Clanton of Diablo Valley College is allegedly the masked man seen ...
California's 'toilet lawyer' has spent decades fighting for gay rights and against his critics
The first case Bruce Nickerson took on as a young trial attorney seemed straightforward. His client had been arrested when a San Jose police officer saw him engage in lewd conduct inside a booth at an adult bookstore. Prosecutors offered the man a plea ...
Lawyer finds balance with yoga
In addition to being a lawyer in 9th District Court Judge Timothy Day's office, Maryt Fredrickson is also an instructor at Akasha Yoga in downtown Jackson. She travels the state about four times a year teaching Yoga for Lawyers classes, which focus on ...
Lawyer says independent journalist abducted in Georgia
Journalists attend a rally Tbilisi, Georgia, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, to support an Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli, who was abducted in Tbilisi on May 29 and now is in detention in the Azerbaijan capital Baku. A lawyer for independent ...
Oops! Supreme Court suspends a prominent…
One lawyer is Christopher Patrick Sullivan, a partner with Robins Kaplan in Boston and the president-elect of the Massachusetts Bar Association, report The Associated Press, the Boston Herald and the Washington Times. Another is Christopher Paul ...
Lawyer Found Hiding in Hotel Charged With Theft From Client ...
Lawyer Found Hiding in Hotel Charged With Theft From Client ...
Lawyer: Azerbaijani journalist abducted in Georgia
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — An independent Azerbaijani journalist has been abducted from near his home in Georgia and forcibly taken to Azerbaijan, his lawyer said Wednesday. A court in this former Soviet republic ruled that Afgan Mukhtarli, who is facing ...
Trump's lawyer will now answer all Russia-related questions, Spicer says
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday referred all questions related to the FBI's Russia investigation from now on to President Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz. Spicer declined to answer a question in a White House press gaggle about ...
Lawyer dies after 'medical emergency' while held in DeKalb jail
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday announced an investigation into the death of an inmate, who was a lawyer recently suspended from the state bar. Ali F. Morad, 51, of Brookhaven, died Friday at DeKalb Medical Center after a “medical ...
House intel panel to subpoena Trump lawyer, former aide: sources
FILE PHOTO - White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (C) arrives prior to a joint news conference between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S. on February 13, 2017 ...
Governor's lawyer briefs state board on conflicts processes under new law
PIERRE – The governor's legal counsel provided a briefing Wednesday for South Dakota Board of Internal Control members about a new law that re-defines conflicts of interest for members and spouses of 23 state boards and commissions. Attorney AJ ...
Lawyer pleads guilty to one charge in boat accident that severed woman's arm
A Hub lawyer on Wednesday pleaded guilty to one charge in connection with a horrific boating accident on Boston Harbor in 2015 that resulted in a woman's arm being severed. But attorney Benjamin Urbelis, of Charlestown, will continue standing trial ...
Lawyer who killed lover's dog blames being lone Jew at boarding school
A Manhattan corporate lawyer who fatally beat his girlfriend's poodle tried to dodge prison Wednesday — by claiming he was messed up by being the the only Jewish kid at his boarding school. Defense lawyer Gerald Lefcourt told the judge that his client ...
Salters, lawyer call LCS investigation 'shoddy'
Suspended Lincoln High basketball coach Dimitric Salters and his lawyer slammed the school district Wednesday for its handling of the investigation into his alleged financial improprieties. "I want Leon County School Board staff to focus on the ...
Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russia investigation
National Security Adviser-designate Michael T. Flynn waits for an elevator in the lobby at Trump Tower in New York, Dec.12,2016. more +. 0 Shares. Email. The House intelligence committee approved subpoenas for two individuals as a part of the ongoing ...
Flynn, Trump's personal lawyer, businesses being subpoenaed in Russia probe
The House intelligence committee said today it is issuing subpoenas for former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as well as their businesses, as part of its investigation into Russian ...