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David Blaine 'vehemently denies' rape allegation, lawyer says
David Blaine attends Dave Chappelle Birthday Celebration at TAO Uptown, Aug. 24, 2017, in New York City. 0 Shares. Email · David Blaine is defending himself against an allegation of sexual assault, his attorney told ABC News in a statement. The ...
Lawyer in West Virginia AG's Office Leaving for FCC Job
Lawyer in West Virginia AG's Office Leaving for FCC Job. A top member of West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is leaving for a job with the Federal Communications Commission. Oct. 19, 2017, at 5:49 p.m.. Lawyer in West Virginia AG's ...
Notable municipal bankruptcy lawyer talks shop to Hartford taxpayers
FILE PHOTO: Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr attends a news conference to announce foundation pledges to the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, Michigan June 9, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook. By Hilary Russ. HARTFORD (Reuters) - The lawyer ...
Notable Municipal Bankruptcy Lawyer Talks Shop to Hartford Taxpayers
HARTFORD (Reuters) - The lawyer who took Detroit, Michigan, through the largest Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history brought his message to a new crowd on Thursday: residents of Hartford, Connecticut's cash-strapped capital city. Kevyn Orr, a ...
What To Look For In A Lawyer
Most lawyers who concentrate in personal injury law will either represent the injured person (plaintiff) or the employer (respondent) or entity(s) that are allegedly responsible for the injury (defendant). If you have been injured, then you want to ...
Harvey Weinstein Rape Accuser's Lawyer Touts New Client on Website
The lawyer representing the L.A. woman who is now accusing Harvey Weinstein of rape is determined to let the world know ... he's her lawyer. Attorney David Ring has already updated his website, boasting his new client ... "David Ring of Taylor & Ring ...
Alabama court tosses award of $124 million in lawyer fees - WBRC FOX6 News
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Supreme Court is throwing out a decision that gave $124 million to lawyers who handled a complicated lawsuit. A decision released Friday says a Jefferson County judge wrongly granted the money to lawyers before ...
Senate panel postpones hearing with Trump lawyer Cohen in Russia probe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Intelligence Committee investigating U.S. allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election said on Friday it had postponed a public hearing with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's lawyer, and it would be ...
Kenneka Jenkins' death-scene photos 'raise more questions,' family lawyer says
Lawyers for Kenneka Jenkins' mother say police photographs of the scene of her death “raise more questions than answers.” The photographs, shown to the family Thursday, “are graphic and disturbing images and inexplicably show portions of Kenneka's ...
Melissa Lawyer sworn in as new judge
Randall Jackson had the pleasure of swearing in his replacement Friday morning as Melissa Lawyer became the newest judge for the 5th Judicial Circuit during a ceremony in the Buchanan County Courthouse. "I'm confident she will continue her excellent ...
NYC lawyer on trial for being Martin Shkreli's partner in crime claims Pharma Bro conned him like everyone else
A Manhattan lawyer accused of colluding with Martin Shkreli says prosecutors have it twisted — because he's just another victim of the Pharma Bro. As the Brooklyn federal trial started Friday for Shkreli's co-defendant, Evan Greebel, prosecutors and ...
Shkreli Lawyer, on Trial Himself, Seeks Distance From Shkreli
In opening statements on Friday, Greebel's lawyer told jurors that the 44-year-old father of three and Shkreli, a former biotech executive notorious for aggressive drug-pricing tactics, were as "different as two people can be." Greebel was by no means ...
Harvey Weinstein Accuser's Lawyer Spills Details of Alleged Rape ... In News Conference
The lawyer representing Harvey Weinstein's rape accuser got before microphones today ... the question is why. David Ring says his client had a "thorough interview" with the LAPD Thursday, and the #1 priority for her is the criminal investigation. He ...
Lawyer charged alongside Martin Shkreli goes on trial
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jurors were presented with a stark choice during opening statements Friday in the trial of Evan Greebel, the lawyer charged with conspiracy alongside former drug executive Martin Shkreli: was he Shkreli's “right hand man,” or a ...
Lawyer: Weinstein Rape Accuser's 'Biggest Regret Is Opening That Door'
The attorney for the Italian actress and model who has accused Harvey Weinstein of raping her in 2013 says that she is relieved to finally tell her story. “What happened to her is horrible and she is relieved to come forward now, but she's also ...
Senate panel delays hearing with Trump's personal lawyer
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has postponed an open hearing with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer. Michael Cohen was scheduled to testify next week as part of the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the ...
Alabama court tosses award of $124 million in lawyer fees
The Alabama Supreme Court is throwing out a decision that gave $124 million to lawyers who handled a complicated lawsuit. A decision released Friday says a Jefferson County judge wrongly granted the money to lawyers before people involved in the suit ...
Lawyer says he'll sue Ohio State over white nationalist
CLEVELAND — A lawyer says he'll file a lawsuit against Ohio State University because it failed to respond to a request to rent space for an appearance by white nationalist Richard Spencer. Attorney Kyle Bristow said earlier this week he wanted an ...
Lawyer indicted for alleged car-crash coverup
BOWLING GREEN – A local lawyer was indicted this week by a Wood County grand jury for tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony. B-G-attorney-nears-vote-on-tobacco-issue. Andrew Schuman. Enlarge. Andrew Schuman, 45, of Bowling Green is ...
New Harvey Weinstein Alleged Rape Victim 'Regrets Opening The Door', Lawyer Says
The lawyer of another actress accusing disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein of rape detailed the incident leading up to what the victim said was her “greatest regret.” Responding to a new investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, ...
Big Freedia, visual artists tout New Orleans lawyer's practice
You're probably guilty of singing a bar of two of this catchy jingle from lawyer Juan LaFonta's television commercials featuring local bounce phenom Big Freedia. LaFonta is continuing his culturally savvy marketing campaign, capitalizing on the unique ...
Welcome to the new American Lawyer
Welcome to the new The American Lawyer experience, part of the new law.com network! Our improvements will deliver the same breaking news and in-depth analysis of core U.S. and international business of law trends, but in a more visually appealing, ...
How Hitler's plan to take over LA was thwarted by a Jewish lawyer
Nazis had established strongholds and support in LA, including within the LAPD, whose chief, James Davis, once defended Hitler to a Jewish lawyer. Fortunately, one man present at the takeover planning wasn't a Nazi at all, but a spy who had infiltrated ...
Bush ethics lawyer to Trump: 'Do you think it's October 2016? Get a grip'
Bush administration ethics chief Richard Painter went after President Trump for his tweet claiming Facebook helped Hillary Clinton · Hillary Diane Rodham ClintonChris Murphy's profile rises with gun tragedies DNC, RNC step up cyber protections Gun ...
Maine school moves to reverse shortage of rural lawyers
Maine's got a lawyer problem. A rural lawyer problem, specifically. There aren't many of them to start with, and more than 65 percent of them are over 50 years old. To combat that shortage, the state's only law school is offering students paid summer ...
Veteran personal injury lawyer celebrates 50 years in practice
Today — as The West Law Firm — West practices with his sons, attorney Bradley C. West and paralegal Bart West, along with lawyers Gregg W. Luther and J. Shawn Spencer. From his offices at 124 W Highland Street, West, 79, sat down with The Oklahoman ...
Dr. Phil Accident Victim Lashes Out, Lawyers Up
10:39 AM PT -- A rep for Dr. Phil tells TMZ ... the doc spoke with the man who was hit at the time of the accident and was assured he was fine. They add ... if LAPD has any more questions, Dr. Phil will gladly speak with them ... as he believes he was ...
NFL lawyer tells judge Elliott has “no chance” of winning
The NFL strongly believes that the ultimate outcome of the Tom Brady litigation gives the league a clear path to victory over Ezekiel Elliott. During Tuesday's hearing on Elliott's petition for a temporary restraining order, NFL lawyer Dan Nash said ...
Richard Spencer's lawyer files official lawsuit against Ohio State
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). COLUMBUS (AP ...
British lawyer proposed to girlfriend during midair emergency as plane plummeted 20000ft
A British lawyer proposed to his girlfriend during a midair emergency, as their flight to Bali lost pressure and began plummeting to the ground. Chris Jeanes, 27, was aboard an Air Asia flight from Perth, Australia, when staff began shouting "emergency ...
Kathy Griffin has ugly break with her lawyer over beheaded Trump pic
"Her entire team (entertainment lawyer, criminal lawyer, and several others) approved in advance the statements she and I were going to make. Yet Kathy then during the press conference spontaneously chose to put aside the notes we had worked so hard on ...
Australian teacher shot dead in Kenya may have been targeted, lawyer says
The lawyer for the Australian teacher Gabrielle Maina shot dead in Nairobi has said she was in fear for her life before the attack and it is possible her killing was a targeted murder rather than a botched robbery. Maina's lawyer, George Kingori, said ...
This Man Had To Defend Himself Without A Lawyer Via Videolink With Terrible Audio. He Lost.
Almost three quarters of the lawyers, magistrates and legal experts surveyed said that people who had no lawyer were disadvantaged by appearing via video. Folarin Oyebola has represented himself on a videolink without a lawyer seven times while trying ...
Kathy Griffin Dishes on Her Feud With 'Fame Whore' Lawyer Lisa Bloom—and Bloom Returns Fire
Self-styled civil rights lawyer, feminist crusader and television personality Lisa Bloom—who has spent the past two weeks on a media apology tour for her surprising, and surprisingly aggressive, representation of disgraced Hollywood mogul and alleged ...
Kathy Griffin asks lawyer to stop calling after Trump head photo - NY ...
Kathy Griffin asks lawyer to stop calling after Trump head photo - NY ...
Holding the house accountable: Veteran lawyer represents gamblers in the casino town
But Bob Nersesian insists he's just a normal lawyer, looking out for people who feel they've been cheated by the house. Known in professional circles as a go-to attorney for gamblers, Nersesian has operated a family law firm for nearly 25 years in ...
Trump lawyer: 'We've got a good relationship' with Mueller's Russia probe
White House lawyer Ty Cobb said the administration has a "good relationship" with special counsel Robert Mueller. “We've got a good relationship in terms of trust with Mueller," Cobb told Politico. “They know the effort we've put into it." Sources ...
High-profile defense lawyer who represented Charles Oakley, Lorenzo Mauldin moves to international firm
A city defense lawyer who has handled numerous high-profile cases involving professional athletes and is defending a schizophrenic man charged with fatally shooting his hedge fund manager dad is moving to a new law firm. Alex Spiro, who recently ...
Lawyer dies after collapsing during closing arguments of murder trial: report
An Alabama defense attorney died Saturday (Oct. 21), two days after collapsing in court while giving closing arguments on behalf of her client in a murder trial, the Florence-Times Daily reported. Jean Darby, 64, was addressing the jury Thursday in ...
Lawyer: Towing scandal suspect not guilty
The attorney for a former Detroit police legal adviser who was indicted in federal court as part of an ongoing towing scandal insists his client is not guilty. Celia Washington was indicted Oct. 11 on federal conspiracy and bribery charges. The ...
Bill O'Reilly's lawyer releases thank-you notes from Megyn Kelly after she slams him on NBC
Bill O'Reilly is hitting back at his former Fox News colleague Megyn Kelly after she used her NBC morning show Monday to weigh in on his newly surfaced sexual harassment settlement claim. Reached by the Washington Examiner, O'Reilly's lawyer, Mark ...
The Latest: Lawyer says shooter was unaware he had a gun
The attorney for a Mexican man accused of fatally shooting a woman on a San Francisco pier says his client is not criminally responsible because he did not know that the object he had in his hand was a gun. Attorney Matt Gonzalez made the comments ...
Martin Shkreli 'victimized' BigLaw partner, defense lawyer asserts in opening arguments
Assistant U.S. Attorney David Kessler portrayed Greebel as “Martin Shkreli's right-hand man” in opening arguments, while defense lawyer Reed Brodsky said Shkreli had duped Greebel, report Law.com (sub. req.), Bloomberg Big Law Business, Reuters and ...
$1 bounty for each 'We Buy Houses' sign, offers W. Philly lawyer
Michael Froehlich was getting so sick of seeing the “We Buy Houses” signs desecrating his West Philadelphia neighborhood he decided to offer a bounty for them — $1 for every one dropped off at his house, up to $200. Expand icon. Advertisment. of ...
Former Legislative Lawyer Files Lawsuit Against Her Former Boss Alleging Retaliation, Gender Discrimination
A former deputy legislative counsel filed a lawsuit on Friday against the state of Oregon and the Legislature's top lawyer, Legislative Counsel Dexter Johnson. The lawsuit, filed by Gail Stevens in Marion County Circuit Court, alleges that in March ...
Crown disputes bar society's finding that race a factor in lawyer's treatment
HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's prosecution service is firing back at a ruling from the province's bar society, saying race played no role in how Crown lawyers treated the black lawyer. The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society disbarred Lyle Howe on Friday and ...
Off-duty cop's lawyer says victim to blame for deadly shooting
The sister of an unarmed man fatally shot by an off-duty police officer during a road-rage incident sobbed silently in her seat during opening arguments Monday, as defense a​​ttorneys ​tried to ​paint​ ​her dead brother as a “menace” who brought about ...
Sexual Harassment: An HR expert, sexual harassment lawyer, Tulane professor weigh in
An HR expert, a local attorney handling sexual harassment cases and a Tulane law professor talk about what constitutes sexual harassment and why victims have a right to speak up. NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -. With all of the talk of sexual harassment and ...
Trump lawyer Cohen coming before House Intel panel
FILE- In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen departs following a closed door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cohen is scheduled to speak Tuesday, Oct. 24, with ...
Top House Lawyer Slams Fusion GPS For Trying To Hide Its Bank Records
The House of Representative's top lawyer filed a 50-page motion late Monday slamming Fusion GPS for trying to hide its bank records that could show who paid for its “Trump Dossier” — a document containing unsubstantiated and derogatory information ...