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Lawyer: Man's Plea a Squeeze by FBI in Missing NY Teen Case
Lawyer: Man's Plea a Squeeze by FBI in Missing NY Teen Case. A man who federal investigators have pressed for information about the disappearance of a New York teen eight years ago in South Carolina will likely plead guilty to a different crime. July ...
'World's first robot lawyer' now available in all 50 states
Browder, a junior at Stanford University, tells The Verge via Twitter that his chatbot could potentially experience legal repercussions from the government, but he is more concerned with competing with lawyers. “The legal industry is more than a 200 ...
Dems: Why did DOJ dismiss fraud case connected to Russian lawyer?
Seventeen Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter on Wednesday to the Justice Department demanding answers as to why the agency abruptly dismissed a money laundering case earlier this year involving the Kremlin-linked attorney who ...
Her Lawyer's Calling the Shots
Blac Chyna's side piece thought he really had a connection with her, but is learning the hard way -- lawyers run the show. Ferrari tells TMZ ... he doesn't believe it was Chyna's idea to fire off a "weak" warning letter to him, threatening to sue if he ...
Judge: Sen. Bert Johnson qualifies for free lawyer, courtesy of taxpayers, in theft case
Sen. Bert Johnson, who makes $71,000 a year as a legislator, has qualified for a free attorney, courtesy of the taxpayers, to represent him in a theft case. U.S. District Judge Matthew Lietman granted Johnson a court-appointed lawyer today, one day ...
Trump Jr.'s lawyer supported Clinton, really doesn't like his dad
Donald Trump Jr.'s newly hired defense lawyer bashed President Trump as ignorant of history and the Constitution following his firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates, emails exclusively obtained by The Post reveal. Alan Futerfas — a Democrat ...
Statue Of Scopes Trial Lawyer Sparks Debate In Tennessee
In 1925, the Scopes Trial sparked national debates about creationism and secularism, and put Dayton, Tenn., on the map. Now another debate is happening in Dayton about whether it's appropriate to memorialize the secular side with a statue. Facebook ...
Trump says he was unaware of son's meeting with Russian lawyer
President Donald Trump said he didn't learn of Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer until a few days ago. The president told Reuters that he didn't fault his son Donald Trump Jr. for taking the meeting. "I think many people would have held ...
Bankruptcy judge says disgraced ex-lawyer's wife on the hook for Jimmy Choos
A bankruptcy judge on Wednesday denied Paula Prins, wife of disgraced ex-lawyer Todd Prins (pictured), a discharge of her debts in an agreed judgment. She agreed to waive the discharge of her debts to avoid a trial, according to a court filing. Todd ...
Trump's Lawyer on the Russia Investigation Has a Questionable ...
Trump's Lawyer on the Russia Investigation Has a Questionable ...
Exclusive: DOJ let Russian lawyer into US before she met with Trump team
The Magnitsky Act imposed financial and other sanctions on Russia for alleged human rights violations connected to the death of a Russian lawyer who claimed to uncover fraud during Putin's reign. Russia retaliated after the law was passed in 2012 by ...
AI lawyer can help you with a thousand different legal issues
The "world's first robot lawyer," as Browder refers to his service, has beaten an estimated 375,000 parking tickets and saved around $9.3 million in fines. If that success can translate to the 1,000 new legal areas the bot is taking on, DoNotPay can ...
Trump's lawyers try to control unruly White House
The lawyers, people familiar with the internal discussions say, are reminding White House aides and the president that the stakes are higher now that a special counsel and Congress are scrutinizing their every move, that small indiscretions could turn ...
Trump World lawyers up
A growing number of White House and Trump campaign officials are hiring their own lawyers to handle the wide-ranging probe into whether the president's associates colluded with Russia's 2016 election-meddling effort. The increasing number of lawyers ...
Trump doesn't blame son for meeting with Russian lawyer
President Donald Trump was unaware until just recently that his son met last summer with a Russian lawyer promising incriminating information from her government about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, he told Reuters in an interview ...
Solving the 'Divorce Lawyer' Marketing Problem
A divorce lawyer might work to build referral relationships with other professionals, like marriage counselors. While all parties hope for a successful reconciliation, it's good to know that you have a qualified professional to support your client with ...
Cristiano Ronaldo's tax case very different to Lionel Messi's - lawyer
Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyer Julio Senn says that the Real Madrid forward's current tax compliance issues are different to those which saw Barcelona's Lionel Messi plead guilty to fraud and receive a suspended jail sentence. Ronaldo is due in court in ...
Obama administration let Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. into US after visa block
The Obama administration granted the Russian attorney who met with Donald Trump Jr. last June a special type of “parole” to be in the United States after she initially was denied a visa, Fox News has confirmed – though it remains unclear whether she ...
Trump says 'most people' would have taken son's meeting with Russian lawyer
“My son is a wonderful young man,” the president said. “He took a meeting with a Russian lawyer, not a government lawyer but a Russian lawyer. It was a short meeting that went very, very quickly, very fast. From a practical standpoint, most people ...
Trump Defends Son's Meeting With Russian Lawyer
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump defended his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer promising damaging information about Hillary Clinton, blaming the media for making "a very big deal over something that really a lot of people would do." "My son is ...
Trump blames Obama administration for allowing Russian lawyer in US
President Trump on Thursday appeared to blame the Obama administration for allowing a Russian lawyer who met with his eldest son to enter the United States. The president appeared to cite a report in The Hill that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch ...
Trump slams media for coverage of mysterious Russian lawyer, lays blame on Lynch
He took a meeting with a Russian lawyer, not a government lawyer but a Russian lawyer," Trump said in the press conference with President Emmanuel Macron. "From a practical standpoint most people would have taken that meeting, it's called opposition ...
The free robot lawyer that appealed $3 million in parking tickets is now available in the US
In late 2015, Stanford student Joshua Browder created a chatbot, called DoNotPay, that helps users appeal parking tickets for free in the UK. Browder, then 19 years old, described it to Business Insider as one of the world's first robot lawyers. It ...
Cosmo DiNardo's parents cooperating in case of missing men, lawyer says
The lawyer for a Bucks County man named as a “person of interest” in the disappearances of four young men said Thursday his client's parents are being “100 percent cooperative” with investigators searching for the men's remains in a mass grave at a ...
Trump Defends His Son and Plays Down Differences with French Leader
PARIS — President Trump on Thursday defended his eldest son's decision to meet with a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer during the election campaign last June, saying “most people would have taken that meeting” and “nothing happened from the meeting, ...
Trump, basically: It's Obama's fault that Russian lawyer took advantage of 'young man' Donald Trump Jr.
President Trump offered a novel defense of his embattled son Donald Trump Jr. in Paris on Thursday. It basically boiled down to this: Trump Jr. is a “young man” who was taken advantage of by a Russian lawyer who wouldn't even have been in this country ...
In France, Trump Responds To Son's Decision To Meet With Russian Lawyer
President Trump took questions Thursday alongside French President Emmanuel Macron. It was the first time Trump addressed the media since news broke about his son's meeting with a Russian government lawyer during the campaign. ARI SHAPIRO ...
Trump Defends Donald Trump Jr.'s Meeting With Russian Lawyer
President Trump defended his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday. KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: To talk more about the political news of the day, we are joined now by NPR ...
Trump Lawyer Marc Kasowitz Threatens Stranger in Emails: 'Watch Your Back , Bitch'
The man, a retired public relations professional in the western United States who asked not to be identified, read ProPublica's story this week on Kasowitz and sent the lawyer an email with the subject line: “Resign Now.'' Kasowitz replied with series ...
Trump Lawyer Marc Kasowitz Threatens Stranger in Emails: 'Watch Your Back'
Trump Lawyer Marc Kasowitz Threatens Stranger in Emails: 'Watch Your Back'. The string of profanity-laden emails were sent in response to email with the subject line: “Resign Now.'' Justin Elliott ProPublica. 5.7k. 210. This story has been updated with ...
Man Admits to Killing 4 in Pennsylvania, His Lawyer Says
“Mr. DiNardo this evening confessed to the district attorney to his participation or commission in the murders of the four young men,” one of his lawyers, Paul Lang, told reporters late Thursday outside the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. “In ...
Profile In Lawyer Recovery: AA And Beyond
There were CEOs of major companies and high-powered lawyers — alongside a few token, miserable dicks — and on the balance, people seemed happy and healthy. I, on the other hand, looked like a street rat. I saw them and wanted to be like them, and ...
Trump's top lawyer threatens critic who emailed him: 'Watch your back'
President Trump tried to deflect questions Thursday about his son's meeting last year with a Russian lawyer, implying that the attorney had been let into the U.S. under murky circumstances by the Obama administration's attorney general. Trump ...
Lynch distances herself from Russian lawyer after Trump attack
Court records show that when Veselnitskaya sought permission to extend her stay, the U.S. attorney at the hearing told the judge that the special visa the Russian lawyer received was part of a “discretionary act that the statute allows the attorney ...
Cosmo DiNardo Confesses to Killing Four Missing Men in Pennsylvania, Lawyer Says
A lawyer for Cosmo DiNardo, the man linked to the search for four missing men in Pennsylvania, said Thursday that his client had admitted to killing them and had told authorities where to find the bodies. The attorney, Paul Lang, said DiNardo, 20 ...
Trump is in Paris for quick celebratory visit, but carries the baggage of Russia scandal with him
President Trump tried to deflect questions Thursday about his son's meeting last year with a Russian lawyer, implying that the attorney had been let into the U.S. under murky circumstances by the Obama administration's attorney general. Trump ...
Trump's Lawyer Apologizes for a Profane Tirade
The outlet's previous story on Kasowitz reported that the lawyer, despite his role representing the president during a high-profile investigation, does not have a security clearance, and cited current and former colleagues outlining Kasowitz's alleged ...
Kwame Kilpatrick: I tried to beat up my lawyer before trial; he ran around a table
In his latest effort to vacate his 28-year-prison sentence, ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is throwing another punch at his former attorney -- this time claiming he tried to beat up his lawyer right before jury selection over a disagreement. But the ...
Trump Lawyer Marc Kasowitz Will Apologize After Sending Email Threats
WASHINGTON — Marc E. Kasowitz, President Trump's personal lawyer, said on Thursday that he would apologize for a series of threatening and profane emails he sent to a stranger who had suggested that he resign. In a statement released by a spokesman ...
This free 'robot lawyer' will help you beat Uncle Sam anywhere in the United States
The United States is a democracy, where every citizen has the right to be treated fairly by the legal system, but unfortunately things don't always work out that way. Fighting something as simple as a parking ticket can be a minefield of confusing ...
Lawyer for US Army sergeant accused of terrorism suggests entrapment
A photograph with a redacted date, and entered into federal court as an exhibit to support the government's motion to keep U.S. Army Sergeant Ikaika Erik Kang in detention without bond, shows what is described as Kang holding the Islamic State Flag ...
Lawyer for US Army Sergeant Accused of Terrorism Suggests Entrapment
HONOLULU (Reuters) - The lawyer for a U.S. Army sergeant charged in Hawaii with trying to provide material support to Islamic State extremists said on Thursday his client suffers from mental illness that FBI agents exploited in a "sting" operation ...
Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz to critic: 'Watch your back. . . . I already know where you live'
Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that Trump's relationship with Kasowitz, his personal lawyer and head of the legal team, was showing strain and that the president was growing disillusioned by his strategy. Kasowitz, in turn, had become ...
Mystery solved? Timeline shows how Russian lawyer got into US for Trump Jr. meeting
A brief timeline released overnight helps to resolve questions over how Natalia Veselnitskaya even had legal permission to be in the U.S. And it also shows multiple Obama agencies were involved on multiple occasions in granting access to the lawyer ...
Former Soviet Counterintelligence Officer at Meeting With Donald Trump Jr. and Russian Lawyer
WASHINGTON — The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. and others on the Trump team after a promise of compromising material on Hillary Clinton was accompanied by a Russian-American lobbyist — a former Soviet counterintelligence officer ...
He got caught sleeping with woman he sued. Now, Charlotte lawyer wants his license back
Steven DeCillis, according to a 2013 complaint by the North Carolina State Bar, “elevated his sexual interests above the best interests of his clients.” The complaint says that while representing one woman in 2010, the lawyer improperly began ...
Trump Tower meeting included more people beyond Russian lawyer
The lawyer for Donald Trump Jr. has not responded. The White House has not commented yet either. NBC was first to report the extra person at the meeting. On June 9, 2016, Trump Jr., met with Veselnitskaya. He accepted the meeting on the premise that he ...
Lawyer: Wife Led Police to Suspect's Remains in Cop Killing
Lawyer: Wife Led Police to Suspect's Remains in Cop Killing. A lawyer for the widow of a Pennsylvania police chief slain in 1980 says the wife of the man wanted for the slaying led authorities to human remains believed to be his. July 14, 2017, at 11 ...
Ex-Detroit mayor: I tried to beat up my lawyer before trial; he ran around a table
In his latest effort to vacate his 28-year-prison sentence, ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is throwing another punch at his former attorney — this time claiming he tried to beat up his lawyer right before jury selection over a disagreement. But the ...
Lawyer says Shia LaBeouf is not an alcoholic
The lawyer added that the 31-year-old won't have another drink while working on his current movie “The Peanut Butter Falcon” in Georgia, and will seek help when filming is over. On Saturday night, LaBeouf was arrested for public drunkenness, disorderly ...