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6.2-carat ring that sent Scottsdale lawyer to prison auctioned off at a discount
A 6.2-carat diamond ring that landed a prominent Scottsdale lawyer in prison sold for $71,000 Wednesday. The ring, which is at the center of a bankruptcy fraud case, sold in a flurry of last-minute bidding that surpassed estimates and prompted multiple ...
Nxivm lawyer says feds are complaining because defendants won't plead guilty
Brooklyn federal prosecutors have long been aware that Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman is footing the legal bills for her Nxivm cohorts, a new filing charges — they're just throwing a tantrum now because none of the accused sex cultists have pleaded ...
Milford lawyer charged with misusing money of dead Holliston client
HOLLISTON – A Milford-based attorney mismanaged his client's money purposely after she died, keeping more than $180,000 meant to go to her estate, authorities said. Harland L. Smith Jr., 64, was released without bail after his Framingham District Court ...
Judge orders that evidence in Alabama mall shooting get turned over to suspect's lawyer
The Alabama mall shooting case in which police killed an African-American man they mistook for the gunman took a new turn as a judge ordered the release of all evidence to the lawyer for the person whom police now say was the shooter. Jefferson County ...
Lawyer for family of slain Italian warns Egypt suspects
ROME — The lawyer for the family of an Italian researcher tortured and killed in Egypt urged five key Egyptian suspects on Wednesday to come forward and say what they know, and added that many more people are implicated in the slaying. Attorney ...
Michael Cohen's Lawyers Cite DMX in Effort to Avoid Prison Time
When the lawyers for Michael Cohen—Trump's former lawyer and so-called fixer—filed a sentencing submission last week (and added to the docket again Wednesday) they mentioned the rapper formally known Earl Simmons in an effort to get a reduced ...
Civil rights activist Dean Robb 'a people's lawyer'
Dean Robb blazed a trail as a prominent trial lawyer and civil rights activist with an unwavering commitment to justice. “He was a people's lawyer,” said his son, Matthew Robb, who also is an attorney. “He took injustice wherever it was and tried to ...
Lawyer Says Man Accused In McDonald's Incident 'Acted In Self-Defense'
A lawyer is speaking on the behalf of the man accused of pointing a gun at a group of Somali teenagers at an Eden Prairie McDonald's, Amelia Santaniello reports (0:36). WCCO 4 News At 10 - December 4, 2018 ...
Roger Stone Refuses To Provide Documents, Interview With Judiciary Committee: Lawyer
Roger Stone, a longtime associate and friend of President Donald Trump, said through his lawyer Tuesday that he would not cooperate with the Senate Judiciary's request for documents or an interview. Stone also declined to provide lawmakers with ...