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Gun lawyer accused of bribing cops brags about his business
After the hearing, Chambers' lawyer confirmed his client is “still in business” and that he continues helping clients obtain gun permits — including from the NYPD. “Yes!” an animated Chambers chimed in at one point although he declined further ...
Move-in find raises questions of negligence for lawyer
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- We hire them to represent our best interests in the court of law, trusting them with personal information. A recent find by a new homeowner is bringing into question what happens to that personal information we disclose to ...
San Francisco to pay $190G to undocumented immigrant over sanctuary law violation, lawyer says
A man from El Salvador in the U.S. illegally who sued San Francisco after police turned him over to immigration authorities in violation of the city's sanctuary law is set to be awarded $190,000, his attorney said Thursday. Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno, 33 ...
Labor lawyer tapped to be Justice Dept. civil rights chief
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Thursday tapped a Washington labor lawyer known for representing large companies in discrimination lawsuits to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. Eric Dreiband's nomination immediately drew ...
San Francisco to pay $190000 for sanctuary law violation, lawyer says
A man from El Salvador in the U.S. illegally who sued San Francisco after police turned him over to immigration authorities in violation of the city's sanctuary law is set to be awarded $190,000, his attorney said Thursday. Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno, 33 ...
Venus Williams' lawyer responds to fatal crash reports
Williams' lawyer Malcolm Cunningham released a statement on Thursday stating Williams had not been charged or cited for her involvement in the June 9 crash, according to the New York Times. “Ms. Williams entered the intersection on a green light,” the ...
'Lawyer moms' are obsessing over this Lands' End dress
It may just be hearsay, but a dress at Lands' End is apparently the cool new thing for lawyers who also happen to be moms. It's called the Ponte Sheath Dress (which comes in a variety of patterns and styles), and over 500 women from a private Facebook ...
JAY-Z Calls Out Prince's Former Lawyer on '4:44' Track 'Caught Their Eyes'
McMillan, who worked as Prince's lawyer and business partner for more than a decade and now serves as a business advisor to three of Prince's heirs, had been advising the estate's special administrator in November when the estate sued the parent ...
Jay Z Calls Out Prince's Former Lawyer on '4:44' Track 'Caught Their Eyes'
McMillan, who worked as Prince's lawyer and business partner for more than a decade and now serves as a business advisor to three of Prince's heirs, had been advising the estate's special administrator in November when the estate sued the parent ...
UCSO lawyer claims deputies' text messages deleted, criticizes WBTV investigation
On his last day as the lawyer for the Union County Sheriff's Office, attorney William McGuirt took aim at an ongoing WBTV investigation and said the sheriff's office would refuse efforts by the TV station to obtain text messages sent and received by ...
UPDATE: Lawyer for victim's family in Venus Williams crash 'devastated'
UPDATE, 1:30 p.m.: The lawyer of Jerome Barson's family, Michael Steinger, said he believes the Palm Beach Gardens police have “impeded” their investigation into the crash by not releasing video evidence, he said on Good Morning America Friday ...
'Dog racism' behind move to evict pit bull, lawyer claims
Now the condo board is suing to evict the pit bull - a move the owner's lawyer slams as "dog racism." Pit bull Luna went berserk in front of the Chelsea Modern on W. 18th St. near 10th Ave. and "viciously attacked and mauled" Kinje, a Havanese mix that ...
Milwaukee County's lawyer: We're in compliance with federal immigration law
Milwaukee County agencies do not hinder enforcement of immigration laws and the county should not face the loss of an average of $6.3 million a year in federal public safety grants, county Corporation Counsel Margaret Daun said in a letter to U.S ...
Lawyer Alleges Cover-Up in Investigation of Venus Williams After Fatal Crash
That's the shocking suggestion from the lawyer suing the tennis star after a fatal car crash near her Palm Beach, Fla., home. “We have been unable to get the tape,” attorney Michael Steinger, who represents the family of the elderly man killed in the ...
Lawyer: Officer's actions 'heroic' before deadly shooting on prison bus
Dubose and Rowe are also accused of a number of other crimes while on-the-run for days before their capture in Tennessee. Channel 2's Mark Winne spoke to the lawyer for the other inmates on the transport bus, who called one of the officer's actions ...
Lawyer: Joking About Trump's Tweets In The Office Can Get You Sued
WASHINGTON — A Seattle-based labor & employment attorney warns that just discussing President Donald Trump's tweets in the office can trigger a lawsuit. Trump tweeted about MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski “low IQ” and “bleeding from getting a facelift” ...