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A Federal Judge Rules that Oregon's Toughest Copyright Lawyer Must Pay Fees to Piracy Defendant
U.S. Circuit Court Judge Stacie Beckerman today ordered Oregon's go-to copyright lawyer to pay the attorney's fees of a defendant in a BitTorrent case that the lawyer had tried to dismiss. Carl Crowell, who is known for his aggressive tactics in ...
Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says test shows former Patriots tight end had 'severe' case of degenerative brain disease CTE
Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says test shows former Patriots tight end had 'severe' case of degenerative brain disease CTE. 0 Shares. Email. Star. Comments. Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says test shows former Patriots tight end had 'severe' case of ...
Aaron Hernandez autopsy revealed 'severe' case of CTE, lawyer says
A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez said Thursday that the former NFL player — who committed suicide in prison — had suffered from a “severe” case of the degenerative brain disease CTE. The attorney said that an autopsy showed that Hernandez, who died at ...
Nebraska Lawyers Accept Bitcoin Following Ethics Board Approval
The lawyer who asked a Nebraska state legal ethics board about accepting bitcoin as payment says his practice will soon begin taking the cryptocurrency. As CoinDesk previously reported, the Nebraska Lawyers' Advisory Committee was asked if lawyers ...
From lawsuit to book chapter, Boca lawyer pursues fight against Trump
Boca Raton probate attorney James Herb, whose legal filing to have President Donald Trump declared mentally unfit is pending before Florida's 4th District Court of Appeal, has contributed to a newly released book that includes analyses by well-known ...
Aaron Hernandez had 'severe' CTE, lawyer says
Aaron Hernandez listens to testimony during his double murder trial in Suffolk County Superior Court in Boston this past March. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File). The brain of late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez showed advanced ...
Trump will tap lawyer who defends companies against unsafe product claims to lead Consumer Product Safety ...
Trump will tap lawyer who defends companies against unsafe product claims to lead Consumer Product Safety ...
Lawyers: Trial into police shooting is one of perspective
PITTSBURGH — The trial of a police officer accused of violating the civil rights of a man who was shot and paralyzed as he sped away from a traffic stop is one of perspective, attorneys for both sides told a federal jury in opening statements. The ...
Accused Salem officer replaces his lawyer
Brian Butler, 56, of Salem, appeared alongside the new lawyer, Kevin Mitchell, for a status hearing in his pending rape case in Salem Superior Court on Thursday. Mitchell is taking over representation of Butler from Randy Chapman, who was recently ...
Aaron Hernandez's Brain Reveals Signs Of CTE, Says Lawyer
The brain of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, referred to as CTE, according to doctors who conducted tests after he committed suicide in April while ...
Cliven Bundy wants his attorney removed from Nevada standoff case
"The attorney-client relationship has been disrupted," Las Vegas defense lawyer Brett Whipple said in his motion. "(Bundy) will either need to discuss with the court his right to represent himself or the appointment of substitute counsel." Whipple ...
The Trump-Loving Lawyer Who Won't Stop Suing Fox News
The Knicks have always been the lawyer's favorite basketball team, but he didn't hold back in crafting Oakley's complaint. Among other jabs, he called them the laughingstock of the NBA. “I'm a die-hard Knicks fan,” he says. “Hopefully, they won't ban ...
Lawyer: Hacker in Spanish custody sought by US, Russia
Russian authorities are fighting the extradition of an alleged Russian hacker from Spain to the United States, the suspect's lawyer said Friday, in the latest move by Moscow to block U.S. prosecution of suspected Russian cybercriminals. Pyotr Levashov ...
Life in prison? Interrogation without a lawyer? Kids aren't little adults. Stop treating them that way
On a May morning in Riverside six years ago, 10-year-old Joseph H. pulled a Rossi .357 magnum revolver from his parents' closet and shot his abusive, white supremacist neo-Nazi father to death. Police read Joseph his rights — to remain silent, to have ...
This Week in the Future of Cars: Time to Problem-Solve
Google's self-driving car outfit shacked up with Intel to give its cars the brains they need to drive safely. A lawyer weighed in on how to answer the dastardly trolley problem, and Canadian researchers went after a more contemporary trouble ...
Family of deaf Oklahoma City man killed by cop hires lawyer
OKLAHOMA CITY - A spokesman for the family of a deaf man who was fatally shot by an Oklahoma City police officer has hired an attorney who also represented the family of a black man who was killed by a white Tulsa police officer. Tuesday, Madgiel ...
Legal Matters: How To Manage A Lawyer For Your Business
If unmanaged, lawyers can begin acting similar to an employee or service provider, which is why it's important to set requirements and boundaries. After finding a lawyer that fits your business, budget and objectives, develop and manage basic ...
Indianapolis lawyer accused of flashing girls basketball teams
An Indianapolis attorney faces public nudity and indecency charges after authorities say he exposed himself to two girls basketball teams as they rode school buses on I-70. Marion County prosecutors charged Raymond F. Fairchild, 71, with six ...
Cliven Bundy firing lawyer with trial approaching in Vegas
FILE - In this Saturday, April 5, 2014 file photo, Cliven Bundy, stands at the Bundy ranch near Bunkerville Nev. Bundy's defense attorney, Bret Whipple, is seeking to withdraw from Nevada cattleman and state's rights figure's case, less than three ...
Former head of Muslim Brotherhood dies in hospital: lawyer
CAIRO (Reuters) - The former leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Islamist movement, Mohamed Akef, has died in a Cairo hospital after an illness, the group's lawyer said on Friday. Akef was “supreme guide” of the movement, as the leadership is known, ...
Lawyer for son of ex-City Hall aide Rachel Noerdlinger moves to dismiss remaining charges
A lawyer for the son of a former top aide to Mayor de Blasio's wife on Friday called for the remaining charges against the son to be dismissed now that a manslaughter rap has been dropped against him. Khari Noerdlinger, 20, was arrested after he fought ...
Letters: Proud to be a trial lawyer
As a trial lawyer, and as a person offended by insurance lobby propaganda masquerading as facts, I felt obliged to respond to Dan Fagan's absurd "Trial Lawyers Laughing On Way To Bank" opinion piece in the Sept. 20, 2017, edition of the Advocate ...
'Free Speech Week' still on, says Berkeley Patriot lawyer but Ann Coulter won't be there
Less than 48 hours before “Free Speech Week” is set to kick off, reports that the whole shebang will be called off abound — but a source connected to the organizers says they are false. “They have not cancelled,” said John Sarsfield, a lawyer for the ...
Accuser, lawyer for former Idaho state official accused of harassment speak out
BOISE -- A former high-ranking state official stepped down from two state jobs over the past few months after a fellow employee accused him of sexual and racial harassment. We brought you the story of Dan Goicoechea resigning from his post as the ...
Findlay lawyer honored
A Findlay lawyer has received an award from the Ohio Bar Association recognizing her volunteer work with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Tonya A. Hunter received the Ohio State Bar Foundation's District 3 Community Service Award for ...
Alcohol permit quota hurts competition, lawyer says
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's quota system for alcohol permits unfairly restricts competition among stores, an Indianapolis attorney told a legislative commission looking at reform of the state's laws. “I would argue that the quota is inappropriate,” Alex ...
From lawyer to librarian: one woman's journey
Though it might seem like a cliché, this statement proves to be true for Isabel Hermida Cornelio, a lawyer-turned-librarian from the Dominican Republic. In the post below, she shares the story of her career journey from the court houses to the ...
Lawyer: More than 5 Wheaton College players took part in hazing
Though five Wheaton College football players face criminal charges, as many as seven were involved in the hazing of a teammate 18 months ago, the attorney for the teammate said Friday. The 19-year-old freshman was in a dorm room March 2016 watching ...
Is There A Better Way To Stop North Korea's 'Rocket Man?' This Lawyer Thinks So.
Historically, the lawyer hasn't been one to shy away from controversial defense tactics. Yoo authored the so-called 'torture memo' President Bush's administration used to implement “enhanced interrogation techniques” like sleep deprivation, binding and ...
Myron B. Pitts: Portrait honors lawyer with fighting spirit, joie de vivre
They expected their children to meet high standards, too. It has paid off: Seven children attended college. They include a doctor of oncology, a microbiologist, a doctor of public health, a professional photographer, a career Peace Corp officer and two ...
Derry lawyer Larry Burns must pay $17000 legal bill, judge rules
Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court Judge Anthony Marsili issued a court order announcing a verdict in a nonjury trial he presided over last month in which Millstein sued lawyer Larry Burns. The judge ordered Burns to pay $17,769, about half of what ...
Tucson lawyer Ed Morgan remembered for storied career
UA law school Dean Marc Miller called Morgan “the embodiment of a lawyer committed to public service." “He defined his life as a lawyer not by what he did for pay but by the cases and causes he took up for others as a matter of principle,” Miller said ...
NYC Lawyer Sues to End Bottomless Brunches in Trendy Neighborhood
Bottomless brunches are a beloved New York institution. Unlimited mimosas might add a lot of calories, but a lot of people relish the opportunity to enjoy the weekend with eggs Benedict with all the mimosas a person can drink. Not everybody loves ...
Killeen lawyer vies for judge
“Part of the reason I wanted to become a lawyer was one of my cousins — who had been a childhood hero of mine when I grew up — was the small town lawyer,” Duskie said, explaining how his cousin was the sole attorney for the area. While his cousin ...
Pueblo's Brown: Lawyer of the Year
For the second consecutive year, an attorney from the Pueblo public defender's office won the Colorado State Public Defender's Office Lawyer of the Year award at the organization's annual conference, held earlier this month. Zak Brown received the ...
Lawyer testifies in client's filing
FORT SMITH -- The federal government fabricated its criminal case against James Bolt to get even with him for losing its prosecution against him in a 2007 case, Bolt's attorney testified in federal court Thursday. Herbert Southern of Fayetteville ...
Raoul Wallenberg Case: Establishing Historical Truth Is A Marathon, Lawyer Says
Lawyer Ivan Pavlov, who is representing the Wallenberg family in the case, told RFE/RL that the court's decision last week was "unlawful and cynical" and said the plaintiffs will appeal the decision through the Russian courts and, if necessary, to the ...
Wang Quanzhang: the last '709' lawyer left in China's legal limbo
Over the past year, dozens of other lawyers and activists have been released on bail or given suspended sentences, outcomes that were the result of either pleading guilty or making a concession to the authorities, according to some of those who were ...
Lawyer in Nevada Is Convicted of Filing False Tax Returns
Lawyer in Nevada Is Convicted of Filing False Tax Returns. A Reno attorney has been convicted of filing false tax returns and obstructing the internal revenue laws. Sept. 24, 2017, at 12:24 p.m.. Lawyer in Nevada Is Convicted of Filing False Tax ...
Reno lawyer convicted of filing false tax returns and obstructing the IRS
RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — A 63-year-old Reno attorney was convicted of filing false tax returns and obstructing the internal revenue laws following a three week jury trial on Friday, Sept. 22. According to the indictment and the evidence ...
Lawyers: Trump's free speech shows contempt for free speech
President Trump has again roiled the public debate over free speech rights with his comments this weekend about football players who take a knee during the national anthem — but calling for those players to be fired probably didn't cross any legal ...
Jared Kusher used private email account for some White House business, lawyer says
President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has used a private email account to conduct and discuss official White House business dozens of times, his lawyer confirmed Sunday. Kushner used the private account through his first nine ...
Lawyer: Kushner Used Personal Email for Some White House Messages
President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, occasionally used his personal email account to communicate with colleagues in the White House, his lawyer said Sunday. Between January and August, Kushner sent or responded to fewer than 100 ...
Better lawyer access for the poor
ALBANY — Low-income New Yorkers who find themselves in handcuffs too often go without representation at arraignments or end up with undertrained, overloaded lawyers who have little time to advocate for their clients, legal experts say. It's a ...
Harrisburg killer's lawyer didn't fail him, Pa. court says in denying appeal
That defeat came when a state Superior Court panel denied an appeal by Aaron B. Lackey, who claimed his lawyer was ineffective and that prosecutors presented false evidence during his 2012 trial. A Dauphin County jury convicted Lackey, now 42, ...
Jared Kushner Used Private Email In Trump Administration, Lawyer Confirms
Responding to media reports about Kushner's email habits, his lawyer said, "All non-personal emails were forwarded to his official address." The emails between Kushner's personal account and his White House colleagues number fewer than 100, according ...
Lawyer for man accused of kidnapping UK model: case a 'sham'
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 file photo, Italian Police's seals are placed on the shut gate of the photo studio, where according to investigators, Lukasz Pawel Herba kidnapped model Chloe Ayling in Milan, Italy. A lawyer representing a suspect ...
Woman hit by drunken commissioner hires lawyer
The victim in last week's crash involving a Lee County commissioner in Cape Coral has hired a lawyer. RELATED: Victim of Lee commissioner's DUI crash speaks out. The woman police say was hit by Commissioner John Manning, Justine Maher, told us ...
Lawyer: British model Chloe Ayling's dark web kidnapping story was a sham
Michal Herba, 36, is fighting extradition to Italy and at a hearing at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday, his lawyer George Hepburne Scott said the Italian authorities had failed to provide any details of what Herba is accused of having ...
Lawyer says Bucks woman's 'mental health issues' led to fatal Allentown crash
Christina Watkins-Rivera, 47, of Allentown and her granddaughter, Yaretzi Ramos, were killed Jan. 3. Authorities say the car that hit them was traveling more than 100 mph at the time of the crash. (FRANK WARNER/MORNING CALL). Laurie Mason ...