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Cops: White Plains lawyer took pictures up women's skirts at racetrack
A lawyer from White Plains was arrested at the Belmont Park racetrack Saturday after a detective spotted him taking pictures up women's skirts, police said. Nassau County police charged Samuel Jackson, 28, of Ralph Avenue, with two felony counts of ...
Court convicts lawyer for disgracing police official with poem
Lawyer and activist Barak Cohen was convicted of disgracing a police official with poems and songs that he posted on Facebook and YouTube in 2013-2014 by the Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court on Sunday. The case highlighted a court convicting an activist of ...
Lawyer calls Egyptian president a 'traitor' over islands
He led a team of lawyers who challenged the agreement in court. Parliament speaker Ali Abdel-Al, a staunch government supporter, has said the legislature has the constitutional right to ratify international agreements. Court rulings running contrary to ...
Meet the Hillary Clinton-supporting lawyer who is defending Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump
Lawyer Jamie Gorelick has dedicated her life to women's rights activism. She represents the nonprofit Tahirih Justice Center, which serves immigrant women fleeing violence, for free. She helped vet Hillary Clinton's potential Cabinet members during the ...
Marc Kasowitz, Call Your Lawyer - Lawfare
Today's New York Times contains this tidbit in an article about Marc Kasowitz and his role in the Trump White House: "In recent days, Mr. Kasowitz has advised ...
Marc Kasowitz, Call Your Lawyer
Today's New York Times contains this tidbit in an article about Marc Kasowitz and his role in the Trump White House: "In recent days, Mr. Kasowitz has advised White House aides to discuss the inquiry into Russia's interference in last year's election ...
Mueller's lawyer build-up raises flags for Trump allies
“In short, he is quite possibly the best criminal appellate lawyer in America (at least on the government's side).” Mueller also reportedly has hired Andrew Weissmann, head of the fraud section in the DOJ Criminal Division. Weissman led the Enron Task ...
Lawyer Argues Deadly Oakland Fire Wrongly Blamed on Client
Lawyers for the operator of an Oakland warehouse charged in a fire that killed three dozen partygoers who were packed into the building aired possible defenses on Friday to a prosecution case that legal experts say appears to be strong. Derick Almena ...
John Dean: Trump Needs to Hire a Good Criminal Lawyer, Fast
Trump's private outside attorney, a longtime friend and lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, had come to Washington from New York, and following Comey's testimony read a brief statement at the National Press Club (a few blocks from the White House) where he denied ...
Watch: Constitutional lawyer completely destroys liberal Trump 'obstruction' narrative live on MSNBC
Watch: Constitutional lawyer completely destroys liberal Trump 'obstruction' narrative live on MSNBC Florida International law professor Elizabeth Price Foley explains on MSNBC why President Donald Trump didn't commit "obstruction of justice" when ...
Bill Cosby's lawyer practically gives up during closing arguments
NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A lawyer for Bill Cosby all but threw in the towel Monday as he delivered lengthy, rambling closing arguments in the comedian's sex assault trial. “I pray to God you'll do your job better than I did mine,” Brian McMonagle thundered ...
Ex-Senator's Lawyer Asks for Dismissal of Sex-Favors Charges
Norm McAllister, R-Franklin, who faces criminal sex charges, pleads his case to his Senate colleagues before the legislative body voted to suspend him at the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. A lawyer for former Senator McAllister is asking a judge to ...
Ex-senator's lawyer asks for dismissal of sex-favors charges
ST. ALBANS, Vt. — A lawyer for a former Republican Vermont state senator is asking a judge to dismiss charges that he tried to extract sexual favors in exchange for rent. WPTZ-TV reports the challenge comes roughly a month before the second trial ...
Person Claiming to Be Fugitive Lawyer Claims Help in Escape
Conn, a disabilities lawyer, had pleaded guilty in March to stealing from the federal government and bribing a judge in a nearly $600 million Social Security fraud case. He was facing up to 12 years in prison and had agreed to pay the government tens ...
Lawyer suggests lawsuit could be filed over Raiders move
As the Raiders prepare to move to the land of gambling, their current home could be placing a different sort of bet. Via Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal, lawyer Jim Quinn suggested possible litigation during a rally in Oakland aimed at keeping ...
Arizona to cut paralytic drugs in execution overhaul: lawyer
Arizona has agreed to scrap paralytic drugs from its lethal injection mix and allow witnesses to see more of the execution procedure under an overhaul of the state's death penalty practices, a lawyer for death row inmates said on Monday. The changes ...
Swamp Fights Back: Mueller Hires Clinton Foundation Lawyer for Russia Probe
Reputed Trump confidant and Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy told PBS News's Judy Woodruff Monday that President Donald Trump is considering dismissing Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to a tweet by Woodruff. [email protected] tells me Pres ...
Trump's Personal Lawyer Running the White House Defense Team
"I think it's a good idea for the president to have his own counsel, but that can't displace or run around the White House counsel's office," says a former senior ethics lawyer in a previous administration. The difference is this: Kasowitz represents ...
Trump's Personal Lawyer Boasted That He Got Preet Bharara Fired
Marc Kasowitz, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer in the Russia investigation, has boasted to friends and colleagues that he played a central role in the firing of Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York ...
Trump's top lawyer to face questions on Russia, Comey
President Donald Trump smiles during a Cabinet meeting, Monday, June 12, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Email Print Single page. Share This Article. ARTICLE ...
Lawyer for Slain Pastor's Brother Says Shooting Self-Defense | Ohio ...
Lawyer for Slain Pastor's Brother Says Shooting Self-Defense | Ohio ...
Ex-senator's lawyer seeks dismissal of all charges
The lawyer for a former Republican state senator says state prosecutors didn't immediately disclose information critical to the defense, so all charges should be dismissed. Robert Katims, lawyer for Norm McAllister, filed the motion on Monday in ...
Disbarred Winter Park lawyer sentenced to 10 years in federal prison
A federal judge sentenced a disbarred Winter Park attorney who pleaded guilty to defrauding clients to 10 years in prison Tuesday and ordered her to pay $2.7 million in restitution, a U.S. Attorney's spokesman said. Julie Kronhaus, 52, was accused of ...
Trump's personal lawyer says been asked to testify to House panel ...
Trump's personal lawyer says been asked to testify to House panel ...
Frequent Fox guest and Trump's new lawyer kicked off rumors that Trump is considering removing the special counsel
After using his almost nightly platform on Fox News' Hannity to push legal defenses of President Donald Trump's various scandals and effectively audition for a job at the White House, Jay Sekulow, who was recently hired as one of Trump's personal ...
Lawyer shuffle delays sentencing for man who as a teen killed Colin Nutter
The sentencing of a Highland Park man for the murder of Colin Nutter was delayed Tuesday after the defendant tried to switch attorneys just before he was due to find out how much time he will spend in prison. Philip Vatamaniuc — who was 17 when ...
Missoula Club lawyer denies allegations of discrimination | Local ...
Missoula Club lawyer denies allegations of discrimination | Local ...
Bahrain lawyer arrested for suing over Qatar blockade
A prominent human rights lawyer in Bahrain has been arrested after launching a lawsuit against the government over its restrictions imposed on neighbouring Qatar. Issa Faraj Arhama al-Burshaid was detained after challenging Manama's sanctions, which ...
Trump's Long-Time Lawyer Is Just Like His Boss
He tested the presidential waters for Donald Trump and then served as a campaign guard dog, threatening a reporter that he would “mess your life up.” Before long, he was swept up in the questions swirling around the administration and Russia. Michael ...
Lawyer Sentenced to 10 Years for Illegally Taking Money
Lawyer Sentenced to 10 Years for Illegally Taking Money. A Florida lawyer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for illegally taking her clients' money. June 14, 2017, at 5:21 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Lawyer Sentenced ...
Cristiano Ronaldo tax accusations a 'surprise' and 'injustice' - lawyer
Cristiano Ronaldo is surprised by accusations that he defrauded Spain's tax office of €14.7 million in unpaid taxes and feels they are unjust, one of his lawyers has said. A Spanish state prosecutor accused the Real Madrid forward of "taking advantage ...
Birmingham lawyer and former Clinton appointee Doug Jones seeks Democratic nomination for Senate
For Birmingham lawyer Doug Jones, the U.S. Senate race is about more than the challenge of getting elected as a Democrat in a red state -- it's about addressing real issues that affect all Alabamians. "At the end of the day, we all have a lot of the ...
Bill Cosby's lawyer told Cosby's wife during the trial — in front of the jury — 'You deserved better'
Bill Cosby arriving for his sexual-assault trial with his wife, Camille, at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Matt Rourke (Associated Press). During the closing arguments of comedian Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial on Monday, Cosby's leading lawyer ...
Regulators Still Reviewing Fiat Chrysler Diesel Vehicle Fix-Lawyer
WASHINGTON — A U.S. Justice Department lawyer said at a court hearing Wednesday it could take "weeks or months" before regulators decide whether to approval a software fix for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV diesel vehicles. In May, the Justice ...
US regulators still reviewing Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicle fix: lawyer
WASHINGTON A U.S. Justice Department lawyer said at a court hearing on Wednesday it could take "weeks or months" before regulators decide whether to approve a software fix for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCHA.MI) diesel vehicles. In May, the Justice ...
Lawyer for Silver City District Attorney Rebuts Charges
SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — Silver City District Attorney Francesca Estevez's lawyer says the criminal charges filed against his client are "a shameful political attack" and are in retaliation for the prosecutor going public about problems with a police ...
Lawyer: Woman Charged in Baby Deaths Is 'Mentally Ill'
Lawyer: Woman Charged in Baby Deaths Is 'Mentally Ill'. A lawyer for a Massachusetts woman facing murder charges after the bodies of three infants were found in her squalid home says he will raise her mental health as an issue in court. June 14, 2017 ...
Lawyer for Ex-Lawmaker Recommends 3-Year Sentence for Fraud
His lawyer this week recommended a sentence lower than what the guidelines call for, recommending a maximum three years in prison, then a year of home confinement followed by two years' supervised release. He cited Gallison's cooperation with ...
'Bachelor in Paradise' Contestant Corinne Olympios Hires Top Hollywood Lawyer, Claims 'I Am a Victim'
In the wake of the “Bachelor in Paradise” scandal that shut down production on the ABC series, contestant Corinne Olympios has hired top Hollywood lawyer Marty Singer, Variety has confirmed. In a statement released to Variety, Olympios breaks her ...
Houston Lawyers Accused of Running a 'Barratry Pyramid Scheme'
A Texas truck driver sued Houston plaintiff's lawyers Jimmy Williamson and Cyndi Rusnak, their firm and the Law Offices of Michael Pohl, alleging they formed a "barratry joint venture" to operate a "barratry pyramid scheme" to solicit clients to sue BP ...
Lawyer who secretly filmed teen girl changing gets 4 years in prison
A former Crystal Lake attorney apologized Wednesday before he was sentenced to four years in prison for secretly recording a 14-year-old girl in a bathroom of an Algonquin health club while she was changing her clothes. "I profusely apologize to anyone ...
Lawyer: Guam archbishop won't settle abuse suits while at Vatican trial
HAGÅTÑA, Guam — Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron's lawyer say her client won't seek to settle the sex abuse lawsuits against him while his canonical trial is ongoing. "I am not considering, my client is not considering settling any cases until such time ...
This lawyer helps Mongolian herders and Indian tea farmers fight injustice
At first, she was the only one handling the cases starting to trickle into her new nonprofit, the San Francisco-based Accountability Counsel, and to her knowledge she was the only lawyer focused on people filing grievances through little-known ...
Rowdy inmate attacks officers, assaults lawyer, tackles bailiffs in courtroom
YAKIMA, Wash. - A man sentenced to prison in April for a stabbing at a laundromat is in even deeper trouble now after assaulting two corrections officers, attacking his own attorney and then fighting with four court bailiffs at a rowdy hearing this ...
…And Now The Inevitable Ethics Complaint Against Trump's Lawyer
District of Columbia Professional Rule of Conduct 5.5(a) provides “a lawyer shall not practice law in a jurisdiction where doing so violates the regulation of the legal profession in that jurisdiction.” Rule 4.3 prohibits lawyers from offering any ...
Indicted Glynn County lawyer sought for 18 months arrested in Florida
James O. Fleming, a client in a real estate purchase on St. Simons Island, entrusted money to Mathis that the lawyer was obligated to transfer to the seller and to pay other costs of the real estate closing, the indictment says. Instead, Mathis ...
Maryland's top lawyer says it's ok to make bare breasted women cover up in public
Maryland's top lawyer on Thursday waded into the controversy over topless sunbathing at the beach, telling state and local officials that they are likely on solid legal ground if they want to ban women from baring their breasts in public. The office of ...
Fake Brooklyn attorney hit with $28G fine and six months at Rikers for repeatedly scamming immigrants
In 2015, Perlov was ordered to pay back over $40,000 to 51 unsuspected clients and banned from misrepresenting himself and a lawyer. Fake Brooklyn attorney charged with stealing $50G from victims. On Thursday, Perlov was sentenced to six months on ...
Pence Hires Private Lawyer For Russia Investigation
WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence has retained outside counsel to represent him in the special counsel's investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russians, the vice president's office confirmed Thursday. Pence has retained ...
Lawyer Advertising Turns 40 Years Old!
Vintage Television Yesterday Law.com posted a retrospective on lawyer advertising in celebration of the 40th anniversary this month of the Supreme Court declaring that attorneys have a constitutional right to advertise. What state's bar had its rule ...