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Kenya just deported the lawyer who oversaw the opposition leader's swearing-in ceremony
Miguna Miguna, a lawyer who administered the swearing-in ceremony of opposition leader and former prime minister Raila Odinga as the “people's president,” was deported to Canada on Tuesday night (Feb. 6). His lawyer Nelson Havi wrote on Twitter that he ...
Kenya deports opposition lawyer charged with treason
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan authorities deported a lawyer charged with treason for attending the symbolic presidential inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga, prompting a rare rebuke from the Chief Justice who accused the government of defying ...
Kara Lynum: The Immigrant's Lawyer
Sometimes the lawsuit a lawyer is most proud of is the one she never filed. Kara Lynum was among the swarm of volunteer attorneys who descended on the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in January 2017 to assist travelers affected by President ...
City collection lawyer sued over foreclosure - Connecticut Post
BRIDGEPORT - A local debt collection lawyer, embroiled in a controversy over the city's foreclosure on homeowners owing back sewer bills, is being sued by a local homeowner who claims he was the victim of an illegal foreclosure. Stephen Scholz, who has ...
Lawyers for Rick Gates say they have 'irreconcilable differences ...
Lawyers for Rick Gates say they have 'irreconcilable differences ...
St. Louis lawyer agrees to avoid 'undue publicity' in Greitens investigation
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's office entered into agreement with lawyer Al Watkins on Wednesday to prevent “undue publicity” regarding grand jury proceedings related to her criminal investigation of Gov. Eric Greitens, sources familiar with ...
Bush-era ethics lawyer: Putin should send soldiers to march in Trump's military parade
Richard Painter, the former top ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush administration, is mocking President Trump · Donald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier ...
Witness Clashes with Cuomo Ex-Aide's Lawyer at Bribery Trial
The lawyer noted that Howe reneged on the debts even as he vacations at popular resorts in the Virgin Islands, Saint Lucia, Martha's Vineyard and Palm Beach, Florida. After pleading guilty to a felony bank fraud count in 2010 and avoiding serving ...
This lawyer stepped in to defend Trump's travel ban. He also approved surveilling an ex-Trump campaign aide.
This time a year ago, Dana Boente was something of a conservative darling. The veteran federal prosecutor had just stepped in to defend President Trump's entry ban after the acting attorney general was fired over her refusal to do so. He would go on to ...
Meek Mill His Lawyer is a Liar ... Says Judge's Lawyer
Meek Mill and his legal team have been dragging the name of the judge that revoked his probation through the mud, and her new high-profile attorney, A Charles Peruto Jr., is prepared to put an end to it. Judge Genece Brinkley is threatening to sue Meek ...
Review: 'Seeing Allred' Watches a Pit-Bull Lawyer at Work - The ...
Review: 'Seeing Allred' Watches a Pit-Bull Lawyer at Work - The ...
Lawyer sold fake Eagles season ticket seat license, cops say
An attorney was arrested last month after selling a fake Philadelphia Eagles ticket license and then putting the money in an account he had with a casino in Atlantic City, authorities said. tobolsky.jpg Frank Tobolsky (Photo courtesy New Jersey State ...
'Twin Peaks dam' breaking with dismissal of 13 cases, biker's lawyer says
He added there are at least 25 other unindicted bikers whose cases also should be refused to release them “from this never-ending legal limbo in which they have found themselves trapped.” “I am glad to see the DA is finally beginning to fold his cards ...
Thalys attack: Lawyer criticises Clint Eastwood film
A lawyer representing a man accused of a foiled French terror attack has spoken out against a film by Clint Eastwood depicting the incident. The film - The 15:17 to Paris - is based on events on board a Thalys express train when a gunman tried to ...
Witness argues with defense lawyer over 'ziti' at ex-Cuomo aide's ...
Witness argues with defense lawyer over 'ziti' at ex-Cuomo aide's ...
Lawyer for Paris attacks suspect seeks case dismissal over language error
A Belgian court must acquit Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam over a shootout with police because of a legal language mix-up between Dutch and French, his defence lawyer said Thursday. Abdeslam, 28, refused to come to court in Brussels on Thursday ...
To Lead IRS, Trump Nominates Lawyer Who Battled It
WASHINGTON — President Trump's nominee to lead the Internal Revenue Service is a longtime tax lawyer who has specialized in defending people and companies against the tax agency in court. On Thursday, Mr. Trump formally nominated Charles P. Rettig, a ...
Trump critic praises Maine lawyer tapped to head White House ethics office
WASHINGTON — A Maine lawyer who served under former President George W. Bush has been tapped to serve as director of the White House Office of Government Ethics. The Trump administration announced Thursday the nomination Emory A. Rounds III to replace ...
Parents of boy who died at Scottsdale fire station hire lawyer
Parents of boy who died at Scottsdale fire station hire lawyer. Uriel J. Garcia, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 5:00 p.m. MT Feb. 8, 2018 | Updated 9:30 p.m. MT Feb. 8, 2018. play. CLOSE. Readers can send news tips to azcentral.com via the ...
Man who plotted acid attack on Hong Kong lawyer jailed after spending seven years on the run
A man who helped orchestrate an acid attack on a Hong Kong lawyer in 2009 was jailed for 25 months on Thursday after spending seven years on the run. The District Court heard Chim Wai-kin, 41, asked his cousin to make arrangements that would stop ...
Revenue Rockets Up 49 Percent at Kobre & Kim
The firm's total lawyer head count increased by 19 percent to 92 in 2017. (The number of lawyers at the firm has since topped 108.) The size of the equity partnership, with 27 members in 2017, was unchanged from the prior year. The firm said two ...
Trump lawyer slams Mark Warner over Russia texts
A lawyer for President Donald Trump criticized Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee Friday, over leaked text messages that show Warner attempted to contact the author of a 2016 dossier alleging illicit ties between Trump ...
Uber's new top lawyer, Tony West negotiated Waymo down from a $500 million payment to $250 million
The top brass inside Uber are thrilled with the performance of Uber's new top lawyer Tony West. He was the key person who negotiated a deal with Waymo that ended an ugly lawsuit. On Friday, a few days after the case had gone to court, both sides agreed ...
Shkreli Didn't Lose Money, Made Investors Millions, Lawyer Says
Martin Shkreli worked hard to ensure his investors made money and didn't use their cash to line his own pockets, his lawyer told the judge who will decide whether the former drug company executive should forfeit $7.4 million. Prosecutors want Shkreli ...
Deported Opposition Lawyer Seeks Return to Kenya
A Kenyan attorney deported to Canada this week on charges of treason is challenging his removal in court, seeking a return to the African nation while insisting that its rightful leader is opposition figure Raila Odinga and not President Uhuru Kenyatta ...
'Devil's lawyer' represents Colombia's top narcos. Now he's banned from entering the country
In the cocaine capital of Latin America, Miami attorney Joaquin Perez is known as the “devil's lawyer,” especially at notorious La Picota prison in Bogotá, where Colombians charged with drug trafficking in the United States are held until their ...
Ex-Bush lawyer: Trump's memo decision a 'massive strategic miscalculation'
A former lawyer in the George W. Bush White House on Friday criticized President Trump · Donald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for ...
El Chapo's lawyer wants judge to reverse anonymous jury decision
Days after a judge ruled jurors on El Chapo's case must have their identities kept secret, the kingpin's lawyer is asking the judge to rethink his decision. If specifics about prospective jurors are under lock and key, that will make it incredibly ...
Lawyer ordered to remain on murder-kidnapping case
BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington lawyer's request to end his work on behalf of a suspect in a 2016 murder and kidnapping case was denied Friday after a judge ordered him to remain on the case. Gary Morris said he filed the request to leave the case after ...
Trump's Lawyer Claims White House Cooperation with Special Counsel is “Unprecedented.” He's Wrong.
In late January, one of President Donald Trump's lawyers, John Dowd, gave the press a memo declaring that, based on a page full of numbers in the memo, the White House has provided “unprecedented” cooperation in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ...
Democratic Party's state committee names Indiana-based lawyer Jack Hanna interim chair
HARRISBURG — The center of gravity in the Democratic Party's state committee shifted westward on Saturday, as committee members turned to a familiar face in a time of upheaval. Indiana, Pa.-based lawyer Jack Hanna, a former party treasurer and a ...
600 Breezy's Lawyer Files Motion to Have Rapper's Probation Reconsidered
Meek Mill isn't the only rapper with lawyers trying to find a loophole to get him released from prison. Rising Chicago rapper 600 Breezy's legal team and activists are pulling a similar tactic. As previously reported, last June, the "Lou Rawls" rapper ...
Manafort may add new defense lawyer
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort may be picking up a new defense lawyer. Manafort's current defense team — Kevin Downing and Tom Zehnle — told the court Friday that they're moving offices from a Connecticut Avenue location to New Jersey ...
Asma Jehangir, Pakistani lawyer and human rights activist, dies at 66
She was branded a traitor to Islam and her homeland, accused of blasphemy, attacked by angry mobs and thrown into prison. She was hailed as a courageous crusader, awarded dozens of international honors, nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and described ...
The mysterious oppo researcher working in the White House ...
The mysterious oppo researcher working in the White House ...
ICE trying to deport dad of 5-year-old with cancer, lawyer says
ICE trying to deport dad of 5-year-old with cancer, lawyer says. Daniel González, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 12:49 p.m. MT Feb. 11, 2018 | Updated 5:56 p.m. MT Feb. 11, 2018. play. CLOSE. Jesus Berrones and his attorney talking about Jesus ...
Death row exoneree, accused pimp will serve as own lawyer in court
A former death row inmate and accused pimp will act as his own lawyer in court. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Former death row inmate wants to represent himself in sex trafficking case · Former death row inmate wants to represent himself in sex trafficking ...
Lawyer vies for GOP district chair
Jennifer M. Brown, a Harrisonburg attorney, is running to be chair of the 6th Congressional District Republican Committee. ×. 4 remaining of 5. Welcome! We hope that you enjoy our free content. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. WAYNESBORO ...
Defense lawyer's illness postpones testimony at ex-Cuomo aide's trial
Howe — who claims to have helped former Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco pocket more than $300,000 in bribes — was arrested Thursday night after he admitted during his court testimony that he tried to scam his way out of a $600 stay at The Waldorf-Astoria ...
Harvey Weinstein's lawyer thinks investigation will exonerate him
A lawyer for disgraced Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein says he believes a “fair investigation” by New York's attorney general will show that many of the allegations against Weinstein are “without merit.” State Attorney General Eric ...
Vermont Lawyer Warns of Legal Complications Ahead for ...
Vermont Lawyer Warns of Legal Complications Ahead for ...
British Lawyer Killed in Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash
In this photo from Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, a survivor, lower right, walks away from the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash in Arizona along the rocks of the Grand Canyon. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP). A lawyer from Shoosmiths, a large firm in the U.K ...
The Supreme Court Is Center Stage in Lawyer-Playwright's Tribal-Rights Drama
The Supreme Court Is Center Stage in Lawyer-Playwright's Tribal-Rights Drama. "We have to educate Americans about who we are. Let's face it, no one else is. Theater is a very powerful way to do that," says Mary Kathryn Nagle, the lawyer and playwright ...
Lawyer Says Health Of Jailed Kyrgyz Politician On Hunger Strike Is Serious
BISHKEK -- The health of one of three jailed Kyrgyz opposition politicians who have been on hunger strike for several days is very serious, his lawyer says. Mars Kydykbaev told RFE/RL on February 12 that his clients -- Bektur Asanov, Kubanychbek ...
Former In-House Lawyer Disciplined For Ratting Out GE
On the one hand, I'm a big fan of whistle-blowing protections that would allow in-house counsel to spill the beans when their clients are planning to take illegal or morally ambivalent actions. On the other hand, getting only a 60-day suspension for ...
Human rights activist lawyer Asma Jahangir inspired women to speak loudly
Leading Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist Asma Jahangir died on Sunday in Lahore. She was 66. A champion of democracy, Jahangir raised the voices of the marginalized. From movements to law, she inspired many to speak up — and loudly ...
Mormon Lawyer Embarks On Journey Where Book Of Mormon Took Place
And now we turn to a story about the conflict between religious belief and science, and how one man's quest to prove his religion to be true cost him his beliefs. Much of the Book of Mormon takes place in the ancient Americas, where two warring tribes ...
I Got Fired Unfairly -- Should I See A Lawyer?
I got fired under the most unfair circumstances. I did nothing wrong, but I got a new manager and she and I didn't see eye to eye. I tried my best to make peace with "Amanda" but she didn't like me. After I got fired, I also found out that Amanda hired ...
White & Case Launches Houston Office
New York-based White & Case, a firm with more than 2,000 lawyers and offices in 30 countries, has boosted its oil and gas practice by opening an office in Houston with lateral partners from big Texas firms. The new office is led by partner James “Jay ...
Trump trying to make example of SF, says lawyer for Kate Steinle ...
Trump trying to make example of SF, says lawyer for Kate Steinle ...