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Dashcam Video Shows Cops Searching Woman's Vagina For 11 Minutes, Lawyer Says
Texas attorney Samuel Cammack III has released police dashcam video that he says shows authorities subjected a black college student to a humiliating public body cavity search. Cammack, who represents 23-year-old Charneisha Corley, told Houston's Fox ...
James F. Foley Receives the 2018 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" Award
PALMYRA, New York, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Foley & Foley is proud to announce that founding attorney James F. Foley has been named the 2018 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Rochester, New York. This title is given to a single lawyer in ...
Can Your Lawyer Be a White Supremacist?
Austin Gillespie, better known as Augustus Sol Invictus, was one of the organizers of the right-wing rally that erupted in violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend. He is also a retired Florida lawyer who announced Tuesday he is seeking ...
Lawyer: Baylor settles with woman who said rape was ignored
Hernandez's lawyer, Alexander Zalkin, told The Associated Press that Hernandez settled the case with all parties over the weekend, but declined to release details of any financial agreement. There was no settlement announcement in the online court ...
Disbarred Las Vegas lawyer wanted in fake marijuana dispensary scam
A now-disbarred Las Vegas lawyer and his childhood friend were indicted this month after at least three people were scammed into investing thousands of dollars in a fake medical marijuana company. The lawyer, Easton K. Harris, was suspended by the ...
Lawyer lauds Teamsters' acquittal in TV labor beef
The sweeping acquittal yesterday of four Teamsters in the controversial “Top Chef” extortion trial was a victory for the “people's right to protest,” a victorious union defense lawyer exulted. “The right to demonstrate can be defined in many different ...
One Minneapolis lawyer's neo-Nazi record label, and the fight to shut it down
The anonymous tip came in from a metalhead on the warpath, whose goal was to rid the Twin Cities music scene of neo-Nazi infiltration. Ranking high on his hit list was a prominent Minneapolis intellectual-property lawyer who spends his spare time ...
Lawyer: Afghan who helped US military fears deportation
But last week, an immigration judge ruled that he would not hold a bond hearing and that the deportation case against the man would proceed. The man's next immigration hearing is set for Sept. 6. The ACLU argues the man was held without a lawyer for ...
Trump lawyer denounces racism, posts photos of himself with black people
President Trump's personal attorney on Wednesday took to Twitter to denounce racism, posting photos of himself with several black Americans the day after Trump drew bipartisan criticism for saying white nationalist and racist groups included some "very ...
LGBTQ Rights Lawyer Running for Michigan Attorney General
LANSING, Mich. — A criminal defense lawyer who helped win a battle to strike down Michigan's gay marriage ban launched her candidacy for state attorney general Tuesday, pledging to protect consumers, to prosecute hate crimes and to sue to close twin ...
From 'Recovering Lawyer' to University President: Q and A with Gloria Larson
Bentley University President Gloria Cordes Larson has learned during a diverse career in law, government, business and higher education that real change happens when people shake up the status quo. Her forthcoming book, PreparedU: How Innovative ...
Trump's lawyer threatens to lodge a complaint against special counsel Mueller if he investigates Trump's real estate ...
Trump's lawyer threatens to lodge a complaint against special counsel Mueller if he investigates Trump's real estate ...
Trump's Lawyer Just Tweeted Pics With His Black Friends To Prove He's Not Racist
After President Trump angrily defended white supremacists on Tuesday, Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, tweeted a collage of pics with his black friends in a bid to show he's not racist. As the son of a holocaust survivor, I have no tolerance for ...
Disbarred Las Vegas lawyer wanted in pot dispensary scam – Las ...
Disbarred Las Vegas lawyer wanted in pot dispensary scam – Las ...
Lawyer Questions Charges Filed in Massive Utah Wildfire
The Spectrum newspaper in St. George reports ( (link) 2wQ037f) a lawyer for 61-year-old Robert Ray Lyman said part of the case could be dropped for lack of evidence following a Tuesday hearing. Attorney Andrew Deiss didn't elaborate. Prosecutor ...
Brazil prosecutors set sights on Petrobras Argentina sale: lawyer
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors intend to open a formal investigation into last year's controversial sale of the Argentine subsidiary of Petrobras, Brazil's state-controlled oil company, a lawyer representing some Petrobras shareholders said ...
Meet The Hacker's Lawyer Of Choice Fighting The WannaCry Hero's Corner
Lawyers for security researcher, Marcus Hutchins, Marcia Hofmann and Brian Klein appear at a Milwaukee, Wisconsin court on August 14, 2017. Hutchins pled not guilty to charges of creating and helping distribute banking malware. (Photo credit: JOSHUA ...
Gown Girl: How a Miami Bankruptcy Lawyer Bailed Out Hundreds of Brides
Patricia Redmond remembers when the first messages started trickling in, then began to multiply, and finally swelled to a server-taxing torrent, each one more pitiable than the last. In more than 30 years as a Miami bankruptcy lawyer, Ms. Redmond had ...
Alt-Right Lawyer Who Organized Charlottesville Rally Launches Senate Bid
Austin Gillespie, better known as Augustus Sol Invictus, was one of the organizers of the right-wing rally that erupted in violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend. He is also a retired Florida lawyer who announced Tuesday he is seeking ...
Warren: Education Dept lawyer may have violated conflict-of-interest laws
is pressing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for answers as to whether or not an Education Department lawyer violated a federal conflict-of-interest law by working to repeal an Obama-era nonprofit college rule while working for a company that owns ...
Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Echoing Secessionist Rhetoric
WASHINGTON — President Trump's personal lawyer on Wednesday forwarded an email to conservative journalists, government officials and friends that echoed secessionist Civil War propaganda and declared that the group Black Lives Matter “has been ...
Was high school football star wrongly convicted of child molestation? Lawyer pushes for new trial
On Tuesday, Kelley's attorney Keith Hampton unsealed a court document showing that his lawyer at the time of the trial, Patricia Cummings, represented the family of another individual now suspected of taking part in the assaults – prompting questions ...
Trump lawyer forwarded email comparing Washington, Robert E. Lee: report
President Trump's personal lawyer forwarded an email equating first United States President George Washington with Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, according to a report by The New York Times Wednesday. The email, which had the subject head, “The ...
Trump's Lawyer Peddles Pro-Confederacy Talking Points Email, May Literally Be Your Racist Uncle
You know how your kinda, sorta racist uncle sometimes forwards you things? Donald Trump's lawyer—shockingly—is just like that. On Wednesday, the New York Times got hold of an email forwarded by President Trump's personal lawyer John Dowd that, ...
Trump lawyer forwards email about Robert E. Lee to media outlets
President Trump's lawyer forwarded an email Wednesday to conservative media outlets and government officials praising Confederate leader Robert E. Lee and comparing him to George Washington, according to a report. John Dowd, who heads the ...
Lawyer sharpens knife defense
GROSSE POINTE FARMS — The Second Amendment is a double-edged sword when it comes to people having knives for self-protection, according to a lawyer representing a man being prosecuted for carrying one. “You can get a CCW (carrying a ...
Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Claiming There 'Literally Is No Difference' Between Robert E. Lee and George ...
Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Claiming There 'Literally Is No Difference' Between Robert E. Lee and George ...
Texas: Video of invasive search shows 'rape by cop', says lawyer
The lawyer for a black woman in the US state of Texas has released a police video which he says shows that she was subjected to an invasive search that amounts to "rape by cop". In 2015, Charnesia Corley, then 20 years old, had her vagina forcibly ...
Jim Dey: What was area lawyer thinking with harassment campaign?
This is one of those stories that comes under the heading, "It seemed like a good idea at the time." But time is fleeting, and, because no time machine has yet been invented, a Bloomington lawyer now has plenty of time to look back and wonder what he ...
Yanukovych's State-Appointed Lawyer Quits, Treason Trial Adjourned Till September
The state-appointed lawyer defending former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in his in-absentia treason trial has quit. Vitaliy Meshechek told the judge at a hearing on August 17 that he was withdrawing, citing the "particular difficulty" of the ...
Fired lawyer who set up fake Match.com profile of female attorney cited by disciplinary board
Updated: An Illinois lawyer who admitted to setting up a fake online dating profile of a female lawyer and posted a false review about her to a database of legal professionals and registered her to receive information from other organizations has been ...
Brother of Suspect in UK Model Kidnap Plot Denies Involvement: Lawyer
LONDON (Reuters) - A man accused of being part of a plot to kidnap a British model in Italy denied any involvement in the alleged scheme, his lawyer told a London court on Thursday. Michal Herba, 36, is accused of being part of a plot to abduct, kidnap ...
Art Briles' Lawyer Says Former Baylor HC Expects to Return to College Football
Art Briles' lawyer said Tuesday the former Baylor football head coach will try to get back into coaching. "There's no question this is one step toward him getting back into coaching," Mark Lanier told Phillip Ericksen of the Waco Tribune-Herald. "He ...
Report: Trump's lawyer circulates email with secessionist rhetoric
The man leading President Trump's legal team forwarded an email to conservative government officials and journalists that praised Confederate General Robert R. Lee and was written by someone who runs several websites alleging conspiracy theories, ...
Trump lawyer passes around email comparing George Washington and Robert E. Lee
Trump personal lawyer John Dowd just passed around an email echoing the argument that you "cannot" be against Lee and for Washington. According to the New York Times, the email was labelled "The Information that Validates President Trump on ...
Messenger: Lawyer in Des Peres fights City Hall from inside and out
It was early 2015 and Sansone rallied a group of neighbors in Harwood Hills to oppose a proposal by Reliance Bank to add a Starbucks with a drive-thru window. The Des Peres neighborhood is just north of Manchester Road and the development would ...
Celebrity Lawyer Mark Kaplan Divorce Client Claims Sexual Assault Kaplan Calls BS
Mark Vincent Kaplan -- who has repped the likes of Stephen Collins and Kevin Federline -- allegedly forced his tongue down a client's throat and repeatedly told her he needed to bang her to focus on her divorce case ... so she says in a new lawsuit ...
Lawyer for Fernandez asks for ethics board rehearing
Finnerty is the husband of Delia Fernandez and a lawyer in Andrews' law firm. Finnerty said Delia negotiated the price and signed the contract with The Edison. Andrews said he had a sworn affidavit to that effect. The Edison is a city-subsidized ...
Newtown lawyer charged with defrauding clients - NewsTimes
NEWTOWN - A former Bridgeport lawyer accused of buying a Michigan mansion and a 2-carat diamond engagement ring with money swindled from clients and ...
Lawyer: Woman didn't exploit glitch, she just spotted a deal
BRICK, N.J. (AP) — The lawyer for a woman accused of exploiting a glitch on a home improvement chain's website to get thousands of dollars' worth of items for free says she is just good at spotting deals. Romela Velazquez's attorney, Jef Henninger ...
Lawyer: Woman didn't exploit glitch, she just spotted a deal - ABC ...
Lawyer: Woman didn't exploit glitch, she just spotted a deal - ABC ...
California's new voter motor law coming in April, state lawyer says
But the plaintiffs' lawyer, Michael Risher of the American Civil Liberties Union, said they weren't prepared to drop their case, at least without “some sort of enforcement mechanism” for the April implementation. U.S. Magistrate Laurel Beeler of San ...
Lawyer: Client who stole $13K of merchandise just 'spots good deals'
The lawyer of a Brick woman who allegedly exploited a computer glitch to ship thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise to her home for free says she is just very savvy at spotting deals. County prosecutors say 40-year-old Kimy Velazquez and his ...
Massachusetts high court won't stop Hampden DA's office from prosecuting lawyer accused of sexual assaults
James Martin, through his lawyer Alan J. Black, filed a motion to disqualify Gulluni's office from prosecuting his case. The motion argued it would constitute a conflict of interest because Martin has worked closely with the district attorney's office ...
Office has lawyer again
Smoothing down the front of his crisp, white shirt, Brown, a lawyer himself, casually steps out onto the creaking stoop. Closing the door behind him, he leans against a thin column, slips one hand into a trouser pocket. A grin slightly turns up the ...
Coral Springs lawyer part of mass resignation from president's arts & humanities committee
The presidential committee on the arts and humanities – including Andrew Weinstein of Coral Springs – resigned en masse Friday in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's handling of the aftermath of Charlottesville, Va. The “Dear Mr. President ...
Lawyer: Protesters arrested in Durham Confederate statue vandalism receiving death threats
Four people who surrendered to authorities Thursday in connection to the vandalism of the Confederate statue in Durham appeared in court Friday morning. Supporters of the protesters held another rally outside the courthouse. RIGHT NOW-Four arrested ...
Rapper Meek Mill's bust 'outrageous': lawyer
The NYPD sent nearly two dozen police cars to arrest Meek Mill “in one of the most outrageous fashions” — all because a video appeared on social media of the rapper riding a dirt bike in Manhattan, his lawyer said Friday. “I've never seen a case like ...
Nantucket drowning victim was Boston lawyer
NANTUCKET -- A man pulled from heavy surf and a strong riptide at a closed beach Wednesday was an attorney with Ropes & Gray in Boston, reports the Cape Cod Times. Terrell "Terry" Iandiorio, 46, was found face-down off Nobadeer Beach by a lifeguard ...
White House lawyer Cobb predicts quick end to Mueller probe
(Reuters) - The White House lawyer brought in to deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election said he believed the focus of the probe was "narrow" and the aspects related to President Donald Trump ...