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Why Everyone in the West Wing Will Need to Lawyer Up
“I would advise anyone who comes into my job,” he told Vanity Fair's Judy Bachrach, “to make sure you have a lawyer on retainer from the day you walk in.” That's the new reality of the Trump West Wing, with multiple congressional committees issuing ...
Cosby Lawyer Challenges Accuser's Credibility In Sexual Assault Trial
On the third day of Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, his lawyer attempted to portray the comedian's relationship with accuser Andrea Constand as a romantic one. But throughout her nearly seven hours on the stand over two days, Constand was unwavering ...
Reality Winner, Alleged NSA Leaker, Will Plead Not Guilty, Lawyer Says
The intelligence industry contractor who is accused of giving journalists a highly classified report about Russian interference in the U.S. election will plead not guilty, her lawyer told NBC News on Wednesday. Reality Leigh Winner, 25, a government ...
'Naut Guilty' trial: Lawyer acquitted of OUI boating charges
A Boston OUI lawyer and owner of a boat named the Naut Guilty won a pair of not guilty verdicts to charges stemming from a 2015 accident that cost a then 19-year-old woman her right arm when it was severed by the boat's propeller. “Nicole's incident ...
White-collar lawyers see opportunity in Trump scandals
White-collar lawyers relish these kinds of cases, and not just because their fees can top $1,500 an hour. The Russia investigations are likely to drive the narrative in Washington for the coming months, if not years. And while high-profile White House ...
Longtime Racine lawyer dies at 71
RACINE — C. Judley Wyant, a prolific Racine business and real estate lawyer and longtime Planning Commission member, passed away from natural causes Sunday at Ascension All Saints Hospital. He was 71. Judley, known to most as Jud, ran his own law ...
CNN reporter: Trump lawyer celebrated Comey statement
A CNN reporter said President Trump's outside counsel, Marc Kasowitz, was seen celebrating Wednesday night at the Trump International Hotel in Washington after former FBI Director James Comey's prepared testimony was published. “I'm told Kasowitz ...
See why Bart Bernard was named best lawyer in town
The titles for Best Lawyer and Best Personal Injury Lawyer now belongs to Bart Bernard. Chances are, you may recognize Bernard from his local commercials over the last few years or his billboards located around town. A Lafayette native and alumnus of ...
Egypt's Ex-President Mursi Lacks Treatment as Health Deteriorates, Lawyer Says
FILE PHOTO: Deposed President Mohamed Mursi greets his lawyers and people from behind bars at a court wearing the red uniform of a prisoner sentenced to death, during his court appearance with Muslim Brotherhood members on the outskirts of Cairo, ...
Watch live: Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz delivers a statement after the Comey hearing
Sen. John McCain was the last senator to grill former FBI Director James Comey during his public testimony. McCain's questions were expected to be pointed, but instead, his fellow senators, Comey and most of the Internet were left confused, to say the ...
Twitter mocks Trump lawyer for 'Predisent' typo
Social media users tore into President Trump's personal lawyer Thursday after he released a statement that referred to President Trump as "Predisent Trump." Marc Kasowitz sent out the statement before delivering it at the National Press Club in ...
READ: President Trump's lawyer's statement on Comey hearing
I am Marc Kasowitz, President Trump's personal lawyer. Contrary to numerous false press accounts leading up to today's hearing, Mr. Comey has now finally confirmed publicly what he repeatedly told the President privately: The President was not under ...
Trump lawyer says James Comey made 'unauthorized disclosures' of privileged talks
WASHINGTON — While President Trump stayed unusually silent on James Comey, his lawyer stressed Thursday that Comey's testimony proved that Trump did not collude with Russia during last year's election nor try to obstruct justice in the FBI ...
President Trump's lawyer releases statement on Comey hearing
I am Marc Kasowitz, Predisent Trump's personal lawyer. Contrary to numerous false press accounts leading up to today's hearing, Mr. Comey has now finally confirmed publicly what he repeatedly told the President privately: The President was not under ...
'Making A Murderer': Steven Avery's Lawyer Claims Teresa Halbach Killed by Ex
Teresa Halbach was laid to rest more than 10 years ago, but the circumstances surrounding the Wisconsin native's mysterious death continue to puzzle both investigators and the public. On Wednesday, Kathleen Zellner, attorney for Making a Murderer ...
Trump's Lawyer Denies President Asked Comey For Loyalty Pledge
Former FBI director James Comey's testimony Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee has political consequences for the president. Trump's private lawyer later responded to Comey's testimony. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...
Ice cream man loses lawyer while awaiting trial in slayings
Paul S. Carr, the Ruskin attorney he had entrusted to help keep him out of prison and off death row, was suggesting he should find another lawyer. A collision, Carr said, had left him with a severe head injury. “My greatest fear,” the attorney wrote ...
Latest: Lawyer for deputy's husband criticizes murder case
A lawyer for the husband of a Texas sheriff's deputy says there wasn't enough evidence to warrant a murder indictment against the man. Scot Courtney, who is representing Terry Thompson, also criticized the Harris County district attorney's office on ...
Trump's personal lawyer to file complaint after Comey testimony, source says
President Trump's lawyer will file a complaint with the Department of Justice's Inspector General's Office and the Senate Judiciary Committee after it was revealed Thursday that former FBI director James Comey leaked memos to a friend in order to ...
The Lawyer on a Quest to Lower Your 401(k) Fees
When Jerome Schlichter started filing 401(k)-fee lawsuits against big companies a decade ago, the personal-injury lawyer from St. Louis wasn't taken seriously. “We had heard that a lawyer who did railroad-injury cases was advertising for participants ...
South Carolina Lawyer Charged With Taking $450000
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A suspended South Carolina attorney has been charged with taking $450,000 from two clients. David A. Collins, 55, of Charleston, has been charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent for taking money from a real estate ...
Trump's lawyer to file complaint against Comey over memos
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's outside attorney plans to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey with the Justice Department Inspector General and the Senate judiciary committee, two sources with knowledge of the situation ...
Comey Watchers Ask: Where Are the Lawyers?
Among the throngs of suits gathered in Washington to watch James Comey testify on Thursday, there was a notable absence: a personal lawyer sitting at the former FBI director's back. Unlike, say, when David Kendall held a prominent seat behind Hillary ...
Top Miami civil lawyer Ervin Gonzalez found dead at his home
Ervin Gonzalez, a top Miami class-action civil lawyer and former president of the Dade County Bar Association, was found dead inside his Coral Gables home on Thursday night, police said. His death is being investigated as a suicide, although no cause ...
Trump's lawyer plans to file complaint against Comey over memo
President Trump's private lawyer plans to file a complaint against fired FBI Director James Comey with the Senate Judiciary Committee and Department of Justice Office of Inspector General after Comey said Thursday he released a memo documenting his ...
Idaho Lawyer Suspended for Evidence Tampering in Alaska | Idaho ...
Idaho Lawyer Suspended for Evidence Tampering in Alaska | Idaho ...
Derick Almena's lawyer: Ghost Ship leader has been 'demonized'
SAN FRANCISCO — Standing in front of a large photo of Derick Almena and his family, a lawyer for the Ghost Ship master tenant on Friday said the 47-year-old father of three has been demonized by prosecutors investigating the deaths of 36 people killed ...
FBI Circulates Poster in Search for Fugitive Kentucky Lawyer
The FBI is circulating a wanted poster for Conn, a fugitive Kentucky lawyer as authorities search for the ringleader in a $550 million Social Security fraud case. Conn disappeared last week, a month before his sentencing. The FBI said Friday, June 9 ...
Cosby's lawyer inadvertently compares him to sexual predator
Forensic psychologist Veronique Valliere had just testified for the prosecution about how a victim might react after a sex assault. Valliere described how victims often shut down as they try to reconcile what happened to them, especially if the assault ...
What The Heck is Trump's Personal Lawyer Doing Filing a Complaint With Trump's Justice Department?
I get that Trump has spent most of his life surrounded by “his people,” but most of us expected that once he took office, the entourage might take a back seat. That, however, was B.C.E. – Before the Comey Era. Marc Kasowitz, Trump's go-to lawyer for ...
First Amendment Lawyer Defending Neo-Nazi Website Publisher
First Amendment Lawyer Defending Neo-Nazi Website Publisher. A Las Vegas lawyer specializing in free speech cases is representing the publisher of a leading neo-Nazi website who has been sued for orchestrating an anti-Semitic online trolling campaign ...
Disgraced ex-lawyer Prins agrees to plead guilty
Disgraced former San Antonio lawyer Todd Prins, who has been accused of fabricating court documents, forging judges' signatures and stealing money out of his law firm's trust account for his own use, has agreed to plead guilty. Prins, 51, this week ...
Trump's lawyer in Russia probe has clients with Kremlin ties
The hard-charging New York lawyer President Trump chose to represent him in the Russia investigation has prominent clients with ties to the Kremlin, a striking pick for a president trying to escape the persistent cloud that has trailed his ...
Ice cream man loses lawyer while awaiting trial in slayings | Miami ...
Ice cream man loses lawyer while awaiting trial in slayings | Miami ...
Ice cream man loses lawyer while awaiting trial in slayings
Paul S. Carr, the Ruskin attorney he had entrusted to help keep him out of prison and off death row, was suggesting he should find another lawyer. A collision, Carr said, had left him with a severe head injury. "My greatest fear," the attorney wrote ...
Mueller staffing up Russia probe while Trump lawyer declares victory
Kasowitz -- an aggressive civil litigator and longtime Trump attorney, has been seeking advice from influential DC lawyers on ways to round out the President's defense team, according to one source, but so far has not recruited one of the more well ...
Lawyer representing Trump in Russia investigation has ties to Kremlin: Report
The lawyer representing President Trump in the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election also has prominent clients with connections to the Kremlin, according to a report. Marc Kasowitz has represented Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska ...
Lawyer seeks Grace Packer's mental health records
In an April filing in Bucks County Court, John Fioravanti, who is one of Packer's lawyers, requested records from Warwick House, a residential treatment facility near Doylestown where Grace was twice admitted and spent about a year. In a motion to ...
Idaho lawyer suspended for evidence tampering in Alaska
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) An Idaho lawyer's license to practice law has been suspended for a year after he pleaded guilty to evidence tampering in a 2014 drug case in Alaska. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports the Idaho Supreme Court found Jeremy ...
Marc Kasowitz, Donald Trump's lawyer, has clients with Kremlin ties
President Donald Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, has prominent clients with ties to the Kremlin, a striking pick for a president trying to escape the persistent ...
Lawyer: DA 'overcharged' Penn State fraternity brothers
HARRISBURG — Members of a Penn State fraternity facing charges related to the death earlier this year of a pledge after a night of heavy drinking are due in court Monday for a hearing about whether there's enough evidence to head to trial. Prosecutors ...
A Washington lawyer for the toughest case
When dealing with killers, the best piece of advice Roger Hunko ever received was upon first meeting them, look for something you like about them. For Hunko, 70, the venerable Kitsap County defense attorney whose expertise on death penalty trials ...
Gaddafi Son Saif Freed in Libya, Whereabouts Unclear: Lawyer
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has been freed by an armed group in western Libya where he was being held following the 2011 revolt against his late father, former leader Muammar Gaddafi, one of his lawyers and the brigade involved ...
Gaddafi's son Saif freed in Libya, whereabouts unclear: lawyer
He was released in the town of Zintan under an amnesty law passed by a parliament based in eastern Libya, lawyer Khaled al-Zaidi said on Sunday, adding that Saif was headed to another Libyan city that he could not name for security reasons. Saif, 44 ...
Email to paper claims to be from fugitive Kentucky lawyer
Disability lawyer Eric C. Conn, who disappeared a month before his sentencing, faces an outstanding FBI warrant for his arrest. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the terms received in an email to the newspaper included that Conn not be charged with ...
Trump lawyer 'not going to speculate' on whether president might ...
Trump lawyer 'not going to speculate' on whether president might ...
Role of Trump's Personal Lawyer Blurs Public and Private Lines
Such conversations between a private lawyer for the president and the government employees who work for his client are highly unusual, according to veterans of previous White Houses. Mr. Kasowitz bypassed the White House Counsel's Office in having ...
Trump lawyer won't rule out firing special counsel in Russia probe
One of President Trump's lawyers didn't rule out that Mr. Trump could fire Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to oversee the FBI's investigation into Russian election meddling and any ties between ...
When a liberal power lawyer represents the Trump family, things can get ugly
Four decades ago, soon after a president of the United States interfered in an investigation of his actions, a young lawyer named Jamie Gorelick was assigned her first big case. Gorelick, raised in a liberal Long Island household, would defend Richard ...
Make sure you get a good lawyer, Trump
Letter edited for clarity and grammar: The fact is that if one inquires on any controversial issue, 100 lawyers would more than likely offer 100 viewpoints, whereas the average individual (with modest intelligence and basic common sense) would see the ...