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Rape suspect's request for 'lawyer dog' was insufficient, court rules
But various commentators observed that it is unclear whether Demesme was really requesting a “lawyer dog.” One popular law blog noted that it is possible the 24-year-old was referring to the police investigator as a “dog,” which is sometimes ...
Catalonia's Puigdemont to speak at 730 EDT in Brussels: lawyer
Bekaert, who has worked as a human rights lawyer for over 40 years, said he could take on other Catalan leaders as clients. He said his experience fighting extradition requests from Madrid for Basque separatists would be useful -- though new EU rules ...
Trump lawyer says there's "no basis" to fire Robert Mueller
One of President Trump's lawyers said Tuesday that there is "no basis" to fire Robert Mueller as special counsel in charge of the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. In an interview on ABC's "Good Morning America," Jay ...
Ogdensburg police warn of phone scam involving fake lawyer
OGDENSBURG — City police are warning residents to be wary of an ongoing phone scam where a man pretending to be the lawyer of a relative asks for private bank account information to help post bail. People should never give the caller any personal ...
Trump calls Papadopoulos a 'liar'
Meanwhile, a personal lawyer for President Donald Trump says the president is not planning to fire Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia probe. And, Jay Sekulow says, pardons for his former campaign aides facing federal charges ''are not on ...
Fox News's Carlson: Podesta lawyer threatened 'to shut down our reporting'
Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Tony Podesta's lawyer sent the network a "snarling legal threat" over his reporting over Podesta's lobbying firm being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of his Russia probe, demanding it ...
Accused child rapist who asked cops for 'lawyer dog' loses bid to have confession thrown out
The rights of an accused child rapist were not violated when cops ignored his request for a "lawyer dog," the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled. Warren Demesme was not clear enough about his wishes when he was interrogated by police, the judges ruled last ...
Carlson: Podesta Lawyer Threatened This Show Not To Report On Manafort-Podesta Link; "We're Not Intitmidated"
At the top of his Monday night program on Fox News, Tucker Carlson read a "snarling legal threat" he received from the lawyer of Tony Podesta demanding that he "cease and desist disseminating false and misleading reports about Mr. Podesta and the ...
Lawyer To Judge: Make Richard Dabate Pay Back $70000 To Slain Wife's Estate
The lawyer for Connie Dabate's sister is asking a probate judge to make Richard Dabate pay back $70,000 he took from his late wife's estate. Richard Dabate, who is charged with murder in his wife's December 2015 death, spent some of Connie Dabate's ...
Lawyer: Inmate Drew Terror Suspect Into Plot to Kill Judge
Lawyer: Inmate Drew Terror Suspect Into Plot to Kill Judge. A defense attorney says a man awaiting sentencing on terrorism charges was drawn into a plot to kill a federal judge in Ohio by another inmate attempting to reduce his own sentence. Oct. 31 ...
Colin Kaepernick Lawyer Mark Geragos Expects QB to Sign Contract Within 10 Days
Mark Geragos, the attorney for Colin Kaepernick, said Tuesday he expects the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback to be signed within 10 days. During an appearance on The Adam Carolla Show, Geragos had this response when asked to give a ...
Colin Kaepernick's lawyer says he will be signed in next 10 days
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 29: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The 49ers ...
Suspect Asks for “a Lawyer, Dawg.” Judge Says He Asked for “a Lawyer Dog.”
When Warren Demesme realized that the cops suspected him of child rape, he told them, per the trial court transcript, “I know that I didn't do it, so why don't you just give me a lawyer dog 'cause this is not what's up.” The U.S. Supreme Court has ...
You have the right to ask for a lawyer dog — but it won't do you any good
Of course, amusing as this is, it's possible that the transcript didn't do the request justice: If there was a pause before and after “dog” (“why don't you just give me a lawyer, dog”), then maybe the request was fairly clear. On the other hand, if the ...
Lawyer Plea
A former lawyer from Stockdale has agreed to plead guilty to two counts of mail fraud for skimming more than $800,000 from oil and gas lease royalty payments in the Eagle Ford Shale. Vernon Orville Carden Jr. signed a plea deal last week that says that ...
Kesha's lawyer rips Dr. Luke for using O'Reilly 'tricks' by releasing personal notes in sex harassment case
Both sides are mired in a battle over disclosure of Kesha's public relations campaign against the producer. Luke's lawyer says Kesha “orchestrated a press strategy and public campaign to brand Gottwald a rapist (falsely) in order to coerce him to ...
Trump's Lawyer Ty Cobb Says Mueller's First Big Moves Won't Change His Strategy
"Nothing about recent events or any of these actions of the special counsel has altered the president's determination to support the special counsel and fully cooperate and that is where we are," Ty Cobb, the White House lawyer tasked with responding ...
Mueller got Manafort's attorney to speak against him once. He may try the tactic again.
A little-noticed court filing unsealed this week as part of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's ongoing probe could have big consequences for his other targets — showing he's willing to use suspects' lawyers to provide evidence against them. After ...
Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. seeks return to US to defend money laundering settlement
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, who met with Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, wants permission to return to the United States to defend a claim by prosecutors that her client's company has failed ...