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Lawyer for Villager charged with stalking claims client not competent
A lawyer is claiming that an 81-year-old Villager charged with stalking and trying to hire a hitman to go after his estranged girlfriend is not mentally competent. Attorney Gregory Greenberg filed a motion last week in Lake County Court in the case of ...
LOVERRO: Former pitcher Bray, now lawyer, still in the MLB game
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Bill Bray was at an amateur baseball tournament in Florida last month when he got the news — he had passed the bar exam. Bill Bray, former major league relief pitcher for the Washington Nationals and Cincinnati Reds, was now Bill ...
9/11 trial lawyers find mold in their top-secret offices: Could it snarl Gitmo hearings?
Defense lawyers in the 9/11 case arrived at Guantánamo for a week-long pretrial hearing to find a mold infestation in their top-secret work spaces at the Pentagon's makeshift, expeditionary war court complex. Navy health and safety inspectors were ...
Lawyer: Ripple Bumping Securities Lawsuit to Federal Court is Brilliant
I can't speak to their odds of winning since the case is still so young & I don't know all the facts, but it's fair to say Ripple's lawyers think they have better odds of winning in federal court than in state court (or else they wouldn't be trying so ...
Famed First Amendment lawyer says CNN should sue the White House over Acosta access
New York (CNN) A veteran First Amendment lawyer says that CNN should sue the White House for revoking press access from reporter Jim Acosta. Floyd Abrams, a constitutional law expert who has appeared frequently before the Supreme Court, told CNN's ...
Barry Richard—Andrew Gillum's recount lawyer—takes leave from firm
Barry Richard, the veteran Tallahassee attorney now representing Democratic candidate for Governor Andrew Gillum during the gubernatorial vote recount, has taken a leave of absence from his law firm. That firm, Greenberg Traurig, adopted a leave policy ...
Obama lawyer calls Trump appointee “fake attorney general”
A former White House lawyer said President Donald Trump had violated constitutional law by appointing a new acting attorney general. Neal Katyal, former acting U.S. solicitor general in the Obama administration, called Matthew Whitaker a Trump “lackey” ...
Acquitted Pakistani Christian Woman Seeks Move to Germany, Lawyer Says
Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who was acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan last month, wants to leave the country and travel to Germany, her lawyer says. In comments published in the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag on November 11, attorney Saiful ...
Creepy Porn Lawyer Strikes Again – But This Time His Target Is Fox News' Tucker Carlson
Michael Avenatti, the "creepy porn lawyer" who represented Stormy Daniels, is now representing a client who alleges that Fox News' Tucker Carlson assaulted him, POLITICO reported. According to Avenatti, his client was pulled by the collar during an ...