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Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder can be her own lawyer

A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday. Yujing Zhang was found to be competent. She struggled with legal co...

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder can be her own lawyer

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Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder seeks to become her own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort could soon learn whether she will be allowed to act as her own attorney. Yujing Zhang’s request to fire her public def...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Judge Allows Accused Mar-a-Lago Intruder to Be Her Own Attorney (FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after strenuously trying to talk her out of it as she s...
05:48, 06/12/2019

College student accused of fatally beating mom with bat after mistaking her for intruder A college student was charged for beating his mother to death with a baseball bat inside their Illinois home after mistaking her for an intruder, a report said Tuesday. Thomas J. Summerwill, 21, was home for spring break on March 24 when he claims hi...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Lawyer for ‘Unabomber’ Takes Over Defense for Man Accused of Plotting 9/11 The legal team defending Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was reshaped less than two weeks after the military court set a January 2021 start date for the trial....
16:01, 09/09/2019

Accused gym perv too handsome to force himself on women: lawyer Well that’s a novel defense. Lawyers for an Upper West Side gym owner on trial for sexually abusing two clients argued Wednesday that the defendant is so good-looking he wouldn’t need to force himself on women. “He’s in great shape, he’s a handsome g...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Google’s top lawyer accused of repeated romances with underlings Google’s top lawyer routinely ignored company rules regarding dalliances with underlings — and pointed to the lecherous ways of top Googler Eric Schmidt to justify his philandering, an explosive new blog post alleges. David Drummond, chief legal offi...
15:32, 08/29/2019

Lawyer for Nipsey Hussle's accused killer withdraws after threats Prominent defense attorney Chris Darden, a onetime member of the O.J. Simpson prosecution team who was representing the accused killer of Los Angeles rapper-activist Nipsey Hussle, withdrew from the case on Friday, citing threats against his family....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Lawyer invokes Marvin Gaye in trial of son accused of murdering dad A defense attorney for a Columbia University graduate accused of bludgeoning his father in a battle over his late mom’s estate invoked Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” in an unusual opening statement Tuesday. “In that song, he said, ‘Fathe...
16:16, 07/23/2019

Lawyer accused of Equinox lewdness: steamy ads led to ‘false’ claim Steven Hammond says in a $10 million defamation suit, that a hyper-sexualized Equinox campaign emboldened a gym employee to falsely accuse him of pleasuring himself in front of him in the steam room....
15:16, 05/20/2019

CBI Arrests Lawyer Representing Accused In Narendra Dhabolkar Murder Case A lawyer representing some of the accused in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case was Saturday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation, an official said....
12:48, 05/25/2019

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
20:16, 07/03/2019

Lawyer for British woman accused of lying about being gang raped in Cyprus quits A lawyer representing a 19-year-old British woman who is charged with falsely accused 12 Israeli men of rape in Cyprus has quit the case over a "serious disagreement" with his client....
13:16, 08/07/2019

Christopher Darden wants out as lawyer for Nipsey Hussle accused shooter Eric Holder Christopher Darden, the former prosecutor of O.J. Simpson, withdrew from defending Nipsey Hussle accused shooter Eric Holder in Los Angeles on Friday.        ...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Lawyer for accused Russian agent Maria Butina alleges prosecutorial misconduct, reveals relationship with CEO An attorney for Maria Butina -- the accused Russian agent who was sentenced to 18 months in prison earlier this year -- is alleging “possible misconduct on the part of federal agents or assistant attorneys who investigated and prosecuted Maria,” sayi...
16:16, 07/26/2019

Socialite on 10th lawyer in bitter divorce that’s lasted longer than marriage: lawyer A Manhattan socialite has dragged out a divorce and custody battle with her estranged elevator executive husband for twice the length of their actual marriage while cycling through nine lawyers, her ex’s attorney alleged in court Friday. Julian...
20:16, 07/26/2019

Elizabeth Warren, a Lawyer, Got Paid?? to Be a Lawyer?? The Washington Post published a report late Wednesday night in which the venerable newspaper walked readers through a list of past cases that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a lawyer, worked on while she was simultaneously teaching law as a professor at Harva...
10:32, 05/23/2019

LSU: No threat after armed intruder scare Reports of an armed intruder in the central part of the Louisiana State University campus caused panic Tuesday afternoon but university police found no threat present....
18:32, 08/20/2019

How to build your own intruder alarm with basic electronics Worried about unwanted visitors in your garden? Here's how to build a simple alarm system with basic electronics, a plastic folder, kitchen foil and a sponge...
06:16, 08/08/2019

11-year-old who stopped intruder with machete says he knew he had to act Macaulay Culkin has nothing on this kid. A machete-wielding 11-year-old North Carolina boy who stopped a home invasion all by himself said he knew he had to take matters into his own hands when a suspect broke into his family’s home in Mebane on Frid...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Man charged in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jermaine Pressley faces charges of murder, pos...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Eiffel Tower closed down after intruder tries to climb up PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. The Paris monument’s media office said the unidentified individual tried to climb up the tourist attraction on Monday afternoon. But it wasn’t...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Home Alone: Police Say 11-Year-Old Hit Intruder With Machete MGN MEBANE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old armed with a machete thwarted a three-person home invasion in North Carolina. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Friday that the boy was home alone in Mebane when a w...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Good news, Lincoln Lawyer fans: The Lincoln Lawyer TV show is finally happening Eight years ago, in March of 2011, director Brad Furman released a Matthew McConaughey vehicle called The Lincoln Lawyer (the use of “vehicle” there is a pun). Based on the Michael Connelly novel of the same name, the movie starred McConaughey as a s...
03:16, 06/26/2019

Intruder breaks into home, cleans it and makes beds Someone really cleaned this guy’s place out – literally. A Massachusetts man said someone entered his Marlborough home earlier this month and seemingly took nothing — but instead dutifully cleaned his bathrooms, bedrooms and made several beds. ...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Florida intruder kills man before neighbor shoots him, reports say A man in Florida accused of fatally shooting another man -- inside a home he was burglarizing -- was shot by a neighbor as he tried to get away, according to reports....
22:48, 09/04/2019

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him at bay until fully clothed cops arrived. “I’ve noticed I run faster naked — semi-naked a...
09:48, 06/05/2019

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
16:32, 06/05/2019

Dennis Quaid Is Terrifying as the Worst Former Occupant Ever in The Intruder Dennis Quaid has had a long, storied career. He’s done some great movies in his time, and he’s also done some stranger ones. The Intruder is probably in that latter category. Read more......
10:32, 04/28/2019

Man charged with murder in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jermaine Pressley faces charges of murder, possessi...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Sheriff: Dad, thinking intruder, fatally shoots his daughter GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say a Greenville man mistook his daughter for a potential intruder and killed her. Greenville County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Jimmy Bolt tells news outlets that the man heard someone trying to e...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Boston resident: Intruder broke into his house, cleaned it and left (CNN) – A Boston area man came home from work with his son to find something amiss. He thought that maybe they had been robbed. But upon further inspection, he discovered that nothing was missing and his home was sparkling clean. Nate Roman liv...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Girls having a slumber party fight off naked intruder: cops Two 10-year-old girls from California having a slumber party “fought off” a naked creep who sneaked in through a window and tried to sexually assault them, cops said. “I would like to commend these young ladies,” explained Fre...
02:16, 05/18/2019

The Intruder review – Dennis Quaid goes gonzo in fun, silly thriller A couple find themselves the target of a madman in a familiar retread of early 90s psycho-from-hell thrillers that squeezes enjoyment from tired clichesAfter its peak in the early 90s, the psycho-from-hell thriller, typified by films such as Fatal At...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Father fatally shoots daughter when he mistook her for intruder, police say A 23-year-old woman was attempting to enter her home in Greenville, South Carolina, early Sunday when her father mistook her for an intruder.        ...
06:32, 05/20/2019

Watch: Massachusetts family's home cleaned by unknown intruder A Massachusetts man said he arrived at his family's home to find someone had broken in and given the residence a deep cleaning without stealing anything....
15:16, 05/24/2019

Intruder detained after jumping on wing of Nigeria plane prior to takeoff A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria's largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said....
22:00, 07/19/2019

Half-Naked Australian Man Uses Didgeridoo To Ward Off Intruder, Then Reenacts The Whole Thing Thieves in Australia, beware: Do not try to break into the house of Adelaide’s Kym Abrook. Though he’s 52 years old, he teaches Brazilian jiu-jitsu and has the ability to destroy you with a didgeridoo if it comes to that. He doesn’t even need pants t...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Rep. Elijah Cummings Says He Scared Off Intruder in His Baltimore Home as Trump Jeers ‘Too Bad!’ (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Elijah Cummings says he scared off an intruder at his Baltimore home last weekend, providing details for the first time after President Donald Trump tweeted about the break-in. In a statement Friday, the Maryland Democrat sa...
10:16, 08/03/2019

Prosecutors indicate they’re building national security case against Chinese Mar-a-Lago intruder The prosecutors in the case against a Chinese woman accused of trespassing at President Trump’s Florida resort indicated they are building a national security case against her....
15:48, 06/12/2019

Secret service dog to get medal for protecting President Obama from White House intruder A one-time secret service dog who is credited with protecting former president Obama from an intruder is set to receive an award for being a hero! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
18:00, 08/29/2019

A very good Secret Service dog is being honored in UK for stopping a White House intruder in 2014 A very good Secret Service dog, Hurricane, has been awarded a prize in Great Britain, the first-ever non-Brit animal to win the honor.        ...
18:00, 08/29/2019

Dennis Quaid is the yuppie from Hell in the giggle-inducing home invasion thriller The Intruder Sony knows exactly the kind of movie it has in its new home invasion thriller The Intruder, encouraging viewers to “talk back” to the film at advance screenings for a chance to be included in marketing materials further down the line. And this is in...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Naked intruder chased from California home, arrested after hours-long ordeal, police say A naked intruder was chased out of a California home and arrested after an hours-long ordeal that began Wednesday when the man appeared inside the bedroom of a 14-year-old boy, authorities say....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Louisiana State University Twitter warns of armed intruder, tells students to “Run, Hide, or Fight” UPDATE: Normal operations have resumed on campus The official Twitter account for the Louisiana State University (LSU) today tweeted a warning to students, faculty and staff at approximately 2:54 PM local time (US central) indicating an armed intruder was on campus The tweet advises those on the pr...
17:00, 08/20/2019

Intruder shot and killed at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam after stabbing, attacking base security An intruder was shot and killed at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam on Thursday after crashing a car into barriers there, evading authorities for hours, and later "aggressively" attacking and stabbing a Defense Department Security Forces member while ...
17:32, 08/15/2019

'No threat': LSU returns to normal after reporting possible 'armed intruder' on campus A possible 'armed intruder' was reported on the campus of Louisiana State University, and the school tweeted a warning to "run, hide or fight."        ...
19:00, 08/20/2019

How to know if your lawyer is overcharging you When you hire a lawyer, your chances of overpaying are considerable, according to one legal expert. “There is potentially 10 percent to 30 percent chance of legal bills for overcharging or over-inflation of hours disguised as blocks analyzing this or...
09:48, 09/15/2019

N4T Investigators: Lawyer & Disorder TUCSON – The News 4 Tucson Investigators have learned that an Arizona attorney with Tucson connections has been suspended from practicing law. The attorney, Augustine Jimenez III, better known as Augie, has been suspended for 18 months for violating ...
04:32, 07/02/2019

Ram Jethmalani, Ace Lawyer Who Always Spoke His Mind Veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani - who died today at the age of 95 - was known as a doyen of the criminal law, defending not only the rich and the famous, but also scamsters and terrorists in some of the......
07:00, 09/08/2019

The Latest: Calk lawyer: He’s done ‘nothing wrong’ NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the charges against bank CEO Stephen Calk (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A lawyer for a banker charged in New York with trying to issue loans to win a role in President Donald Trump’s administration says his client h...
12:00, 05/23/2019

|Landmarksilicosisrulinga'hugerelief'evenifittook15years-lawyer The approval by the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg for a landmark R5bn settlement with ill gold miners has been broadly welcomed by the affected parties....
23:16, 07/26/2019

City lawyer says he was discriminated against because he’s a white man A longtime city mediation lawyer claims he’s been repeatedly passed over for promotion because he’s a white man. Raymond Karlin, 62, said he’s missed out on seven promotions since joining the city’s Commission on Human Rights in 1995, while five wome...
17:16, 09/07/2019

The Latest: A$AP Rocky lawyer ‘disappointed’ by verdict The lawyer for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky says he is “disappointed” by the decision of a Stockholm court to find his client guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in the city....
07:00, 08/14/2019

Lawyer: Officer in Eric Garner case wants to keep his job A lawyer for the New York City police officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the killing of Eric Garner says his client wants to keep his job....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Former Uzbek first daughter taken from jail in ambulance: lawyer Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the former leader of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, has been taken from the prison where she is being held in an ambulance, her lawyer wrote on Twitter on Thursday....
09:00, 07/18/2019

Lawyer to be Mexico's first body builder at Pan Am Games The sun hasn't even risen and the clang of metal is reverberating through a gym near Mexico City. On a frantic mission to sculpt his body, Carlos Suárez powers through another day of his heavy weight routine....
06:16, 07/18/2019

| Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist in the scandal....
01:00, 06/12/2019

‘Kai the Hitchhiker’ gets 57 years for New Jersey lawyer’s murder One-time Internet sensation “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” was sentenced Thursday to 57 years in prison for beating a prominent New Jersey lawyer to death in 2013. Caleb “Kai” McGillivary, 30, was found guilty last month of first-d...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Lawyer of Lebanese man held in Iran says he will be freed BEIRUT (AP) — The lawyer of a Lebanese man held in Iran since 2015 says his client will be released in the “next few days.” Majed Dimashkiyeh told The Associated Press Monday that Nizar Zakka’s expected release comes after mediation...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Lawyer: Decision on park shooting charges could be near A lawyer for one of two U.S. Park Police officers who shot and killed a northern Virginia man after a traffic stop says he expects a resolution to the criminal investigation soon....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Lawyer: Iranian supertanker captain no longer wants the job A lawyer representing the captain of an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says his client no longer wants to be in command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that could prevent its immediate departure from Gibraltar...
06:32, 08/16/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school.        ...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Would the Big Little Lies Women Actually Go to Jail? A Lawyer Weighs In Did the women of Big Little Lies go through all that anxiety in season two for nothing? After being tormented by the mostly accidental death of Perry for all of the second season of the......
01:32, 07/24/2019

The Latest: R. Kelly lawyer says he’s waiting to get video CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 10:45 a.m. R. Kelly’s attorney says he’s still waiting for prosecutors to hand over videotape of what another attorney, Michael Avenatti, sa...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Julian Assange too ill for court date, lawyer says A lawyer for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says that his client was too ill to appear in court via video link. This comes as June 12 is set as the next date in a hearing on his potential extradition to the US....
04:16, 05/30/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud - lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
09:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
11:32, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Lawyer says self-help leader had good intentions NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest from the trial of a self-help guru charged with sex trafficking (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The lawyer for a self-help guru accused of turning followers into sex slaves says his client’s methods were meant to help pe...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Weinstein arrives to court, lawyer wants off case Harvey Weisnstein arrived to court in Manhattan Thursday as yet another attorney is requesting to be withdrawn from the former media mogool's sexual assualt case. (July 11)        ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Family got ‘transformational’ settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the city of Minneapolis paying a $20 million settlement to the family of an unarmed woman shot and killed by a police officer in 2017 (all times local): 3 p.m. An attorney for the family of a woman shot and killed by ...
14:32, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Family got 'transformational' settlement The Latest on the city of Minneapolis paying a $20 million settlement to the family of an unarmed woman shot and killed by a police officer in 2017 (all times local): 3 p.m....
14:32, 05/03/2019

Lawyer: Ukrainian oligarch like to extradited to US in July CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for a Ukrainian oligarch who has business ties to President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager and is charged in an international bribery case in Chicago says his client faces likely extradition to the U.S. in July. Chic...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Lawyer to be Mexico’s first body builder at Pan Am Games Carlos Suárez will be the first Mexican to participate in the body-building competition at the Pan American Games and he spends six hours each day getting his body in peak shape, on top of his responsibilities as a workers’ rights lawyer and law prof...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed A Nicaraguan lawyer says 17 people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old U.S. dual national was shot dead...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Lawyer sentenced to 5 years for scamming Barkley, others A lawyer convicted of swindling NBA star Charles Barkley and using the name of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to bolster an investment scam was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday....
03:32, 07/17/2019

Taylor Swift's lawyer says she was never given opportunity to buy masters Donald Passman refutes Big Machine label head Scott Borchetta’s claim that Swift ‘had every chance’ to own her recordingsA lawyer for Taylor Swift has denied a claim by her former label head that the singer was given the opportunity to buy her master...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer says he's a 'sinner,' not a rapist Harvey Weinstein's lawyer told Gayle King on 'CBS This Morning' her client will be exonerated at trial, but his life as he knew it is still ruined.        ...
02:33, 09/18/2019

Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving inmate $11 BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — A north Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving her incarcerated boyfriend $11 to use a vending machine. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Virginia Riggs was convicted of promoting contraband in the 2017 meeting and given ...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Lawyer: Cuba Gooding Jr. to surrender but did nothing wrong NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. says the actor will go ahead with plans to turn himself in to New York City police amid allegations he groped a woman at a Manhattan night spot. Lawyer Mark Heller said Thursday he was initially hesitant ...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Ex-Corporate Lawyer’s Idea: Rein In ‘Sociopaths’ in the Boardroom Jamie Gamble had an epiphany after retiring: Corporate executives “are legally obligated to act like sociopaths.” He has a proposal that he believes could fix that....
22:16, 07/29/2019

Lawyer: Man charged in assisted suicide a loving husband MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A defense lawyer says a Connecticut man charged with helping his terminally ill wife kill herself was a loving husband whose spouse was “suffering terribly” from cancer. Kevin Conners, of Westbrook, was arraigned ...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Lawyer Sent To CBI Custody Over Narendra Dabholkar Murder Case A local court Thursday granted custody of lawyer Sanjeev Punalekar to the CBI till June 23 after the agency said there was a possibility of Goa headquarters of right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha having......
12:48, 06/20/2019

Ecuador spied on Assange at London embassy, lawyer says An Ecuadorian lawyer for Julian Assange has filed a complaint alleging diplomatic staff from Ecuador spied on the WikiLeaks founder while he was at the country's London embassy....
20:32, 04/29/2019

Inmate’s mom convicted in plot with lawyer hailed on ‘Ellen’ A Virginia woman has been convicted of conspiring to smuggle drugs and a cellphone to her jailed son with an attorney who gained national attention on the “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”...
11:00, 08/23/2019

Family, lawyer say Egypt has rearrested Al-Jazeera reporter Egyptian authorities rearrested an Al-Jazeera journalist who was ordered released last week after more than two years in detention on accusations of spreading false news, his family and lawyer said Wednesday....
16:32, 05/29/2019

Bihar Lawyer Files Complaint Against Signatories Of Letter To PM A criminal complaint has been filed in a court in Bihar's Muzaffarpur against actor Konkona Sena Sharma and some others who wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, drawing his attention......
19:48, 07/27/2019

Lawyer: Driver in wrong-way crash that killed 5 was insane A Vermont man charged with killing five teenagers in a wrong-way crash almost three years ago was psychotic and delusional at the time and thus lelgally insane, his lawyer argued Monday during opening statements in his client's murder trial....
15:16, 05/06/2019

U.N. rights body calls for release of Chinese lawyer A Chinese lawyer held for more than 16 months without trial is being unlawfully detained for his human rights work and should be released, a United Nations watchdog has said....
10:32, 05/31/2019

Lawyer busted for smuggling contraband to client in jail This lawyer is going to need a lawyer. A Manhattan criminal defense attorney was busted Friday for smuggling contraband to his inmate client, authorities said. Justin Levine, 60, of the Upper East Side admitted to investigators that he sneaked in cig...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
02:16, 07/04/2019

Property belonging to convicted disability lawyer is sold PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky businessman has purchased a large statue of Abraham Lincoln and office space belonging to a disability attorney convicted of fraud and sentenced to 27 years in prison. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Thursday ...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Heading To Prison, Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Says ‘Much To Be Told’ NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and fixer for President Donald Trump, said Monday there “remains much to be told” as he heads to prison to begin a three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Lawyer: Kurdish rebel chief wants hunger strikes to end ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawyer says imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called on hundreds of hunger-striking prisoners “not to endanger their lives.” Lawyer Newroz Uysal said Monday that her colleagues visited Ocalan on a...
09:48, 05/06/2019

"Much To Be Told": Donald Trump's Ex-Lawyer Michael Cohen Donald Trump's one-time personal lawyer Michael Cohen headed to prison Monday saying he still had more to tell, after being sentenced to three years for what he says was following his boss's orders....
09:32, 05/06/2019

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
20:00, 07/01/2019

Correction: Lawyer Gave Inmate Cash story BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — In a story June 21, The Associated Press based on reporting by The Cincinnati Enquirer erroneously reported that Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor ordered a board overseeing attorney discipline to consider a...
15:32, 06/22/2019

Mass prosecutions for illegal immigrants are ineffective, says lawyer TUCSON, Ariz. — The immigration crisis in Arizona’s second-largest city plays out five days a week as grim-faced US Marshals escort groups of up to 75 migrants, handcuffed and shackled at the waist and ankles, into a grand second-floor courtroom in a...
20:48, 06/22/2019

P Chidambaram's CBI Custody Extended, He Overrules His Lawyer In Court Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram's CBI custody in the INX Media case was extended till Monday by a special court today in a hearing that saw the Congress veteran overriding his own lawyer....
05:32, 08/30/2019

Lawyer: More to story than video in bus shove murder case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense lawyer says there’s more to know than a bus security video clip shows about a murder case against a woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas. Attorney Michael Becker, rep...
19:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will not challenge assault conviction: lawyer U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky, who got a suspended sentence for his role in a brawl in Stockholm, will not appeal against his assault conviction, his lawyer said on Wednesday....
10:16, 09/04/2019

Christian woman who was on death row has left Pakistan, lawyer says A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row falsely charged with blasphemy has left the country, her lawyer and media said on Wednesday, more than six months after she was acquitted by Pakistan's top court....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Playboy model’s ‘killer’ was ‘out of his mind’ on drugs: lawyer The Philadelphia man accused of gruesomely slaughtering a Playboy model in what prosecutors called a fit of “demonic torture” was “out of his mind” on ketamine during the killing, his attorney reportedly claimed as the murder trial kicked...
18:32, 05/08/2019

Beacon student horrifically burned should get over $70M from city: lawyer The lawyer for the Beacon High School teen who was badly burned in a botched chemistry experiment asked a jury to award his client more than $70 million in damages for past and future pain. Ben Rubinowitz asked for the stunning figure for Alonzo Yane...
23:00, 06/27/2019

SEAL’s lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of murder say documents show prosecutors misled a judge to get approval to track emails sent to defense attorneys and a journalist. Attorney Tim Parlatore says Navy investigators and the prosecutor d...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Death row Christian woman has left Pakistan, lawyer says A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row falsely charged with blasphemy has left the country, her lawyer and media said on Wednesday, more than six months after she was acquitted by Pakistan's top court....
05:32, 05/08/2019

Ram Jethmalani, Veteran Lawyer And Former Union Minister, Dies At 95 Ram Jethmalani, one of India's well-knownlawyers and a former union minister, died this morning at his home in Delhi. He was 95. The legal veteran died at 7:45 am, his son Mahesh Jethmalani said....
00:48, 09/08/2019

CoA Cannot Decide On Voting Rights Of States, SC Will: BCCI Lawyer Till the time the apex court hears out the state associations, the CoA can't decide on whether they are compliant or not as per the BCCI state bodies....
02:16, 08/08/2019

An Eminent Lawyer, Ram Jethmalani's Political Life Had Many Flavours Outspoken, courageous, feisty and ebullient, Ram Jethmalani was one of the most eminent lawyers of the country and a politician whose political life had many flavours....
11:00, 09/08/2019

Fashionista lawyer swindled philanthropist out of $561K: suit Fraud was in fashion for a blonde beauty who swindled a New Jersey philanthropist for more than half a million bucks, he claims in a lawsuit. Brittany Rawlings, 34, buddied up to much-older hedge-funder Lawrence Salameno and his wife, Theresa, after ...
20:32, 05/25/2019

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues — and the harassment caused her to suffer from PTSD and go on medical leave for a year, according to ...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Staten Island lawyer went from cover of The Post to criminal He went from the front page to the crime blotter. A Staten Island lawyer reached a career high when he starred on the cover of The Post for challenging another attorney to a “Game of Thrones”-style trial-by-combat duel — then hit rock bottom wh...
19:16, 09/05/2019

Avenatti hires lawyer to represent him in fraud case SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti hired a lawyer to represent him Wednesday after a federal judge rejected his request for a public defender in a case alleging he stole millions of dollars from clients, cheated on taxes and committed...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s last words to lawyer before his jailhouse death Jeffrey Epstein was confident he could fight the child sex trafficking charges against him and was in “great spirits” just hours before his jailhouse death on Saturday morning — even telling one of his lawyers, “I’ll see...
20:32, 08/14/2019

The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the “unprecedented charges” against his client threaten all journalists ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Lawyer tries shifting blame for warehouse fire The Latest on the trial of two men for 36 people at a warehouse fire (all times local): 10:55 a.m.: A prosecutor opened the trial for two men facing charges after a deadly fire killed 36 people in an illegally converted Northern California warehouse ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Mob lawyer-turned-rat is sentenced to time served — 3 days A former mob lawyer who turned canary against Bonanno crime-family boss Vincent “Vinny Gorgeous” Basciano was sentenced Friday to time served — three days — by the same judge Basciano once tried to have killed. Defendant Thoma...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Of Course Harvey Weinstein's New Lawyer Is a Woman Who Criticizes MeToo Harvey Weinstein’s much-delayed sexual assault trial is expected to begin jury selection in September, and in anticipation, he’s rearranged his legal team for the third time.  Perhaps inevitably, his lawyers now include defense attorney Donna Rotunno...
16:32, 07/12/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban w...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Netanyahu's lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected....
20:16, 06/10/2019

De Blasio administration’s top lawyer Zachary Carter to retire The head lawyer for the city, Zachary Carter, will be retiring at the end of August after working in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration for six years, officials announced Friday. “It has been my privilege to lead the finest government law office i...
14:48, 07/12/2019

Woman says lawyer was so bad with case she exposed their stairwell hookup A woman says she and her divorce lawyer had a tryst in a courthouse stairwell — but what was really over the line was the way he handled her case, new Manhattan court papers show....
21:48, 06/16/2019

Ron Darling’s lawyer: Lenny Dykstra’s reputation is so bad it ‘cannot be defamed’ Former Met Ron Darling says in new court papers that he couldn’t possibly have defamed his old teammate Lenny Dykstra — because Dykstra’s reputation can’t get any worse. “Dykstra is a classic libel-proof plaintiff, whose reput...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Elon Musk agrees to have tweets pre-approved by lawyer Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has agreed to have his social media posts regarding the car maker pre-approved by an expert, in order to settle a dispute over his tweeting. ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Minnesota lawyer sentenced to 14 years for porn scheme MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Minneapolis lawyer to 14 years in prison for running a porn-related scheme. Paul Hansmeier was convicted of running the multi-million-dollar fraud scheme from 2011 to 2014. Prosecutors allege Hansmei...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Ashley Massaro’s lawyer unaware of an apology to WWE over lawsuit The WWE’s claim that its former superstar Ashley Massaro had “apologized” for joining a lawsuit against the organization was news to her lawyer, he told The Post on Saturday. Massaro, 39, died Thursday in an apparent suicide in her Smithtown, Long Is...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Lawyer: Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn self in on groping charge NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn himself in to New York City police on Thursday to face allegations he groped a woman at a Manhattan night spot, his lawyer said. Gooding, the Oscar-winning star of “Jerry Maguire” is expect...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
08:16, 06/14/2019

U.S. judge dismisses one of two counts against ex-Obama lawyer Craig A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one of two counts in an indictment against Greg Craig, a lawyer in former President Barack Obama's administration, who was charged with lying about work he performed in 2012 for Ukraine....
15:48, 08/06/2019

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel “inappropriate” ROME (AP) — The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox’s invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as “inappropriate.” Knox, a former American exchange student who became t...
05:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. effort to disqualify Huawei's lead lawyer goes to court A former U.S. Justice Department official who now represents Huawei Technologies is expected in Brooklyn federal court on Wednesday to defend his right to represent the Chinese company against U.S. charges of bank fraud and sanctions violations....
13:16, 09/04/2019

Analyst: Barr sounds like the president's lawyer University of Chicago professor William Howell says Attorney General William Barr's performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee was impressive for its calm, but corroded public perceptions of independence. (May 2)     ...
01:48, 05/02/2019

Latest: Lawyer says officer attacked unexpectedly in Costco The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Monday Los Angeles police say an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco store won't have...
23:48, 06/17/2019

Lawyer: Peterson in debt, trusted wrong people Redskins running back Adrian Peterson is deep in debt to creditors, according to a report, after "trusting the wrong people and being taken advantage of," his lawyer said....
14:32, 07/23/2019

Trump says lawyer Emmet Flood leaving in June U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that a member of his legal team, Emmet Flood, will leave his post later this month after helping him handle the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign....
15:48, 06/01/2019

Michael Cohen, by Turns Lawyer and Witness, Becomes an Inmate As the president’s former fixer heads to prison, his sentence underscores what the Mueller report did not do: directly accuse the president of a crime....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Trump announces exit of top WH lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump announced the departure of top White House attorney Emmet Flood, who represented the administration in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
04:00, 06/02/2019

Harvey Weinstein arrives to court, lawyer wants off case Harvey Weinstein arrived to court in Manhattan Thursday as yet another attorney is requesting to be withdrawn from the former media mogul's sexual assualt case. (July 11)        ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Georgia personal injury lawyer gets bitten by shark "It scared me, but I feel really lucky," Gene Brooks told the Savannah Morning News about the attack. "It didn't hit muscle, bone or blood vessels, so I'm good to go."...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made h...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Lawyer who told clients marijuana use was legal ordered to pay $370,000 A Florida lawyer who informed his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was arrested on multiple felony charges and ordered to pay a couple who took his advice nearly $370,000....
12:48, 08/17/2019

Stormy Daniels agrees to dismiss suit against ex-lawyer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn actress Stormy Daniels has agreed to dismiss a lawsuit that accused her former lawyer of colluding with President Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, to have her deny having an affair with Trump. A notice of agreeme...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Huawei says will fight U.S. prosecutors' motion to disqualify its lawyer Huawei Technologies said it will "vigorously oppose" a motion filed by U.S. prosecutors on Thursday to disqualify its lead defense lawyer from a case accusing the Chinese company of bank fraud and sanctions violations....
20:32, 05/02/2019

Alphabet’s top lawyer quietly marries Google employee Alphabet’s top lawyer — who last week got accused by a former underling of ignoring the tech giant’s rules about romantic relationships, even as he neglected their child — quietly married another ex-employee over the weekend, according to a report. D...
09:48, 09/04/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Minnesota wrestler grateful to be free The Latest on the release from jail of two Minnesota wrestlers who had been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct (all times local): 2:20 p.m....
13:32, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Thomas Keller lawyer denies discrimination SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on chef Thomas Keller’s pregnancy discrimination trial (all times local): 5:35 p.m. An attorney for the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group says that a former employee who has accused the chef’s acclaimed New Yo...
19:48, 06/03/2019

All The Things Tyreek Hill's Lawyer Left Out Of The Letter To The NFL Lawyers for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent a letter to the NFL today, and in short order reporters obtained and got it out to the public. The letter addresses audio acquired over the weekend by KCTV in Kansas City in which Crystal ...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Ukraine parliament appoints 35-year-old lawyer as new Prime Minister Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, appointing Oleksiy Honcharuk as PM. The former activist and lawyer, who has only three months' government experience, pledged to end corruption and boost the economy....
11:32, 08/30/2019

Ukraine President Picks Young Lawyer As Prime Minister Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time....
15:00, 08/29/2019

Nearby inmate heard nothing when Jeffrey Epstein died, lawyer says An inmate locked up a few cells away from Jeffrey Epstein heard nothing out of the ordinary the morning of his death, according to the man’s lawyer. “Nobody heard anything,” said Bruce Barket, who represents Nicholas Tartaglione, a ...
19:00, 08/13/2019

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn to ask for monitored visit with spouse: lawyer Lawyers for Carlos Ghosn will ask a Japanese court to allow the former Nissan Motor boss one monitored visit with his wife after the Supreme Court upheld curbs on contact with his spouse while he is on bail, his legal team said on Thursday....
02:48, 05/23/2019

WhatsApp spyware vulnerability: targeted lawyer says attempt was desperate NSO Group technology used against lawyer involved in civil case against the Israeli surveillance firmThe UK lawyer whose phone was targeted by spyware that exploits a WhatsApp vulnerability said it appeared to be a desperate attempt by someone to cov...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Prosecutors may drop charges against Giants’ Kamrin Moore: lawyer New Jersey prosecutors are mulling whether to dismiss domestic violence charges against New York Giants safety Kam Moore, his lawyer claimed to The Post. Moore, 22, showed up Wednesday to the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth for a pre-indictment ...
11:32, 08/28/2019

Harvard boots Harvey Weinstein lawyer from dean position Harvard University yanked dean status from a long-serving law professor amid student unrest over his serving on disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s defense team. The announcement came the day after the professor had already quit Weinstein&...
12:32, 05/12/2019

Steinmetz will fight corruption charges in Geneva court: lawyer Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz rejects Swiss corruption charges against him in connection with winning mining contracts in Guinea and will appear in court to fight them, his Geneva lawyer told Reuters on Tuesday....
08:00, 08/13/2019

SEAL’s lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murder want a prosecutor and judge removed over allegations of spying on defense emails to find the source of news leaks. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are due in...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Great-grandmother arrested at Disney with CBD oil hires lawyer Ben Crump Hester Burkhalter, 69, plans to sue Disney World and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office after she was arrested at a Disney World security checkpoint in April when guards found CBD oil in her purse. The great-grandmother, who used CBD oil to treat her...
17:48, 05/14/2019

Sydney Stabbing Suspect Suffers From Mental Illness: Lawyer A man accused of killing a young Australian woman and wounding another in a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney this week suffers from mental illness, providing grounds for defence against murder......
23:32, 08/16/2019

Military Lawyer Denied Promotion While Defending Qaeda Suspect Allies of a former Navy SEAL say the decision to pass him over smacks of retribution over his willingness to stand up to the military tribunal system....
15:00, 08/22/2019

Aretha Franklin: three handwritten wills discovered in home, lawyer says Attorney says he does not know if documents, one of which was found under cushions, are legalA lawyer says three handwritten wills have been found in the Detroit-area home of Aretha Franklin, months after her death, including one that was discovered ...
16:16, 05/20/2019

The L.A. Opera Names the Lawyer who will Lead the Placido Domingo Investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general direct...
09:00, 08/21/2019

White House Orders Its Former Top Lawyer to Ghost a Congressional Subpoena The ongoing war between congressional Democrats and the White House continued apace on Monday, with the Trump administration’s Department of Justice issuing a legal opinion arguing it’s totally fine for former White House Counsel Don McGahn to ignore...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Luis Castillo’s lawyer demands to know ‘next step’ after drug accusation A lawyer for ex-Mets infielder Luis Castillo has demanded his client receive an apology from authorities in the Dominican Republic after he was implicated in a massive, international drug-trafficking ring. Darren Heitner has insisted that the former ...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer files motion to move trial out of NYC In a longshot motion filed with the New York State appellate court on Friday, attorney Arthur Aidala suggested the trial be moved to upstate Albany County or Suffolk County on Long Island....
20:32, 08/20/2019

Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case BOSTON (AP) — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme. Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. Caplan was co-chairman of the pro...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Lawyer says India promises to ease Kashmir lockdown in days An attorney says India’s government has assured the Supreme Court that the situation in disputed Kashmir is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrictions will be removed over the next few days...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Bahrain charges lawyer of sharing "fake news" for his Tweets Bahrain's Public Prosecution says it is charging a person, identified by a rights group as a prominent lawyer, for misusing social media and publishing fake news that can harm public order....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Nauru Parliament picks lawyer Lionel Aingimea for president A former rights lawyer has been elected Nauru's president. The change in leadership follows calls for humanitarian reform in the tiny Pacific nation, which Australia uses as a detention center for displaced people....
04:32, 08/27/2019

Mobster who drove Porsche, wore Yeezys says he ‘can’t afford’ lawyer An Eastern European mobster who once blew money on flashy cars and pricey Kanye West sneakers cried poor in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday — telling a judge he “can’t afford” to hire a lawyer as he demanded his fourth court-...
20:32, 08/21/2019

Bryan Stevenson: the lawyer devoting his life to fighting injustice Michael B Jordan is to play him in a new film – but first a documentary tells the incredible true story of a man taking on America’s criminal justice systemIn the 30 years since he founded the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, Bryan St...
03:32, 06/26/2019

Making a Murderer lawyer says trial should have been dropped over 'polluted jury' MAKING a Murderer lawyer Jerry Buting has let rip at prosecutor Ken Kratz for “polluting” the jury pool ahead of Steven Avery’s notorious murder trial....
04:00, 06/22/2019

Tot’s fatal plunge on cruise not like ‘the Michael Jackson story,’ lawyer says The tot who fatally fell from a docked cruise ship in Puerto Rico was “not like the Michael Jackson story,” according to the family’s lawyer. Despite initial reports that Chloe Wiegland slipped from her grandfather’s arms on S...
12:48, 07/10/2019

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
10:48, 06/18/2019

Nxivm leader’s lawyer says ‘disgusting lifestyles’ aren’t criminal The lawyer for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere acknowledged on Tuesday the mountain of “repulsive, disgusting and offensive” evidence against his client — but said none of it was tantamount to criminal activity. “We don&...
09:48, 06/18/2019

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
21:00, 06/17/2019

Alleged New York sex cult leader's 'out there' lifestyle not a crime: lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the law, his lawyer told jurors on Monday....
15:32, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Districts’ lawyer vows to monitor school funding TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court’s newest ruling in a protracted lawsuit over funding for public schools (all times local): 10:25 a.m. An attorney representing four local public school districts in Kansas is promising ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Lawyer defends pervy gym owner by likening him to ‘hands-on’ Joe Biden A defense attorney put his foot firmly in his mouth Friday while arguing for leniency for a gym owner convicted of sexually abusing two of his customers — by likening him to the infamously touchy-feely Joe Biden. “He’s a hands-on person,” lawye...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Racist accusation connects to Texans surprising GM firing: lawyer Jeff Pope, the one-time Texans’ security coordinator, alleged discrimination against the franchise, filing a complaint with the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, according to the Houston Chronicle. The Texans responded by denying the allegatio...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Former Trump adviser Flynn hires Mueller critic as lawyer Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell's office said in a statement....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s porn stash flourished thanks to NYPD: lawyer A lawyer for one of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers ripped the NYPD on Tuesday for failing to monitor the Level 3 sex offender — and said the department’s flub may have contributed to his sick porn stash. “I’m really, really surprised that the NYPD let hi...
14:32, 07/16/2019

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape parts with 3rd lawyer The 26-year-old model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel parted on Tuesday from her third lawyer in less than three weeks....
20:00, 06/11/2019

Lawyer claims Jennifer Dulos orchestrated her own ‘Gone Girl’ disappearance The lawyer of Jennifer Dulos' estranged husband said the mom had "severe psychiatric problems" and had “struggled with heroin her whole life.”...
02:48, 06/23/2019

US government lawyer: detained children do not need soap and blankets – video Soap, toothbrushes and blankets are some of the items migrant children detained in the US do not need, a Trump administration official has claimed. Sarah Fabian, a lawyer for the US Department of Justice, argued at the US court of appeals for the nin...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn to appear in court with Mueller critic as his new lawyer U.S. President Donald Trump's convicted former national security adviser Michael Flynn will appear in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference...
07:32, 06/24/2019

Gooding due in court as lawyer seeks groping case dismissal NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr. is due in court as his lawyer seeks the dismissal of charges that the actor grabbed a woman’s breast without consent at a New York City bar. A hearing for Gooding is scheduled for Wednesday morning in Manhattan....
04:48, 06/26/2019

Jennifer Dulos’ lawyer wants estranged husband held in contempt Jennifer Dulos’ divorce lawyer has asked a Connecticut judge to hold her estranged husband Fotis Dulos and his attorneys in contempt for violating a court order. The order sealed a custody and psychological evaluation performed on the Dulos family as...
05:32, 06/26/2019

NJ mom beaten unconscious by school bully who allegedly taunted her son, lawyer says A New Jersey mom was attacked and knocked unconscious last week by a 13-year-old who a day earlier was among students who told her son to “go back to Mexico,” her attorney said Tuesday.   ...
02:32, 06/26/2019

Bayer's supervisory board hire lawyer for glyphosate litigation German chemicals giant Bayer on Wednesday said its supervisory board will form a committee to address glyphosate litigation, retaining a lawyer to give a fresh perspective on how to resolve a multi-billion dollar legal problem....
11:00, 06/26/2019

Meet the Lawyer Who Didn’t Want to Promise a Toothbrush to Migrant Children Sarah Fabian, an immigration lawyer for the Justice Department, has become famous for her defense of the government’s failure to provide soap and toothbrushes to children in custody....
22:16, 06/25/2019

Mom ‘left for dead’ by school bully after reporting him to teachers: lawyer A New Jersey mother got “jumped” and beaten unconscious by a 13-year-old boy who had been bullying her son — just one day after she complained about the alleged torment, her lawyer says. The bully was one of three students who had b...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Journalist Files Complaint Against Salman Khan For Assault: Lawyer A television journalist from Mumbai has lodged a criminal complaint against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his associates on charges of assault, threat, abuse and others, a lawyer said here on......
21:32, 06/25/2019

Lawyer for Martin Shkreli will make appeal to have him sprung from prison A lawyer for imprisoned “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli will attempt to convince a higher court Friday to toss his client’s 2017 securities fraud conviction. Attorney Mark Baker is expected to argue to the Second Circuit appellate court...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him...
10:48, 06/28/2019

Woman busted for stealing lawyer’s identity to play one in court A Brooklyn woman was busted for ripping off the name of another lawyer — so she could play one in court. Natasha Riley, who presented herself as “Natasha Riley-Applewhite,” stiffed three people out of $4,700 over a two-year-period by pret...
11:16, 06/28/2019

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn’s lawyer says she may need more time to prep for sentencing Sidney Powell, who took over Flynn's case earlier this month, said she may need to seek a security clearance to review classified information to help Flynn prepare for his sentencing....
16:16, 06/24/2019

New lawyer for ex-Trump adviser Flynn says she may need more time to prep for sentencing U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn appeared in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who has criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2...
15:16, 06/24/2019

Pak Lawyer Tries To Prove Bhagat Singh's Innocence In 88-Year-Old Case Eighty-eight years after freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged in the Lahore conspiracy case at Lahore on March 23, 1931, efforts are on across the border to prove that the......
13:00, 06/11/2019

Turkish court remands businessman Kavala in jail: lawyer A Turkish court on Thursday ruled to remand in jail prominent businessman and rights activist Osman Kavala, who is accused of trying to overthrow the government by organizing protests six years ago, one of his lawyers said....
09:00, 07/18/2019

Twitter User Who Leaked Most E3 Announcements Says Nintendo's Lawyer Called Them After promising early and unreleased information about Nintendo’s E3 reveals on Twitter this weekend, an account that’s been leaking the rest of this week’s announcements says they received a call and email from Nintendo asking them to stop....
09:48, 06/10/2019

Michael Avenatti wants to hire lawyer who specializes in ‘hopeless’ cases Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti — who faces coast-to-coast indictments charging that he ripped off clients and tried to extort Nike — has lined up a defense attorney who bills himself as taking on “hopeless” cases. Miami lawyer Scott Srebnick, one ...
17:32, 05/28/2019

A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court Calvin Duncan, “the most brilliant legal mind” in the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, had long questioned a Louisiana law that allows 10-to-2 jury verdicts....
09:16, 08/05/2019

Lawyer accuses Chris Brown of “disrespect” in rape case The lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against Chris Brown says the American rap artist “has thumbed his nose at and shown disrespect for the French legal system” after he skipped a planned confrontation with the alleged victim...
04:16, 05/28/2019

Colorado lawyer dies while descending Mount Everest, officials say A Colorado patent lawyer died Monday while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, the second American in as many weeks to die during the peak climbing season on the world's highest mountain....
14:16, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Activist’s lawyer: Prosecutors didn’t prove case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 11 a.m. A lawyer for an Arizona border activist on trial on charges that he harbored immigrants in the country illegally says prosecutors haven’t shown any evidence to prove the case. Attorn...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Man who assaulted a boy during national anthem is convinced Trump ordered it, lawyer says Curt Brockway assaulted a 13-year-old boy for keeping his hat on during the national anthem at a Montana rodeo event.        ...
14:16, 08/08/2019

Lawyer: Family never heard suspect express racist views As funerals were held in Mexico for some of the country’s citizens who died in the El Paso shooting, a lawyer for the suspected gunman’s family said they never heard him express racist views...
20:16, 08/08/2019

Trump's former lawyer Cohen to report to prison for hush payments Michael Cohen, the lawyer who once vowed to "take a bullet" for President Donald Trump but now calls him a "con man," on Monday will begin serving a three-year prison sentence for arranging hush payments to two women who said they had sexual encounte...
03:48, 05/06/2019

Man Believed Trump Inspired Him To Break Skull Of 13-Year-Old: Lawyer An attorney for the Montana man accused of slamming a 13-year-old boy's head into the ground for not removing his hat during the national anthem says President Donald Trump's "rhetoric" is partially......
01:48, 08/09/2019

Begum lawyer says legal ploy could stop her return to Britain Citizenship appeal for UK Isis teenager being ‘deliberately delayed’Shamima Begum’s attempt to overturn the decision to revoke her UK citizenship is being deliberately delayed, according to her lawyers, to give police time to charge the former Islami...
11:48, 08/10/2019

Suspect in bus shove murder case did not ‘intend to kill’: lawyer LAS VEGAS — There is more to know than a bus security video clip has shown about the case of a 25-year-old woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas, an attorney defending the woman on a murder charge sai...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. Adam Harris, a lawyer for studio co-founder B...
19:32, 05/23/2019

In Court Without a Lawyer: The Consequences of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Plan A new Trump administration immigration initiative is forcing many asylum seekers stuck in Mexico to navigate the court system without representation....
08:48, 08/04/2019

Exclusive: Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC - sources Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in coming months, according to three people with direct kn...
16:16, 08/02/2019

| Corruption trial of Sudan's Bashir to begin August 17: lawyer The trial of ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges will begin on August 17, his lawyer has said, after the ex-president failed to appear in court for the first session....
03:16, 08/01/2019

Russian reporter’s lawyer protests alleged police violence MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint that accuses police of using violence against the prominent reporter, a human rights group said Sunday. Police refuted claims that Ivan Golunov ...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Court should throw out Brexit case against UK PM candidate Johnson: lawyer A lawyer for Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, told London’s High Court on Friday that an attempt to prosecute him for allegedly lying about Brexit should be thrown out....
04:16, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Lawyer blasts $50 million bail for church leader MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the arrest on child rape charges of Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the La Luz del Mundo church (all times local): 6 p.m. An attorney for the leader of a Mexico-based evangelical church says his client’s $5...
18:16, 06/05/2019

The Latest: US energy policy hurts young people, lawyer says PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on young people suing the U.S. government over climate change (all times local): 3 p.m. A lawyer for young people who are suing the U.S. government over climate change says federal energy policy “puts children i...
15:16, 06/04/2019

Mother of aide to Mexico's ex-president arrested in Germany: lawyer The mother of Emilio Lozoya, the former chief executive of Mexican state oil company Pemex and a close confidant to ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto, has been arrested in Germany, Lozoya's lawyer said on Wednesday....
08:48, 07/24/2019

Two charged with terrorism over Bulgaria's biggest data breach: lawyer Prosecutors have charged two workers at a cyber security company with terrorism as part of an investigation into Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach, a lawyer for the defendants said on Wednesday....
13:00, 07/24/2019

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to throw out a class-action lawsuit related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “There is no invasion of p...
11:16, 06/02/2019

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is advocating a return of banking through the post office....
12:48, 06/01/2019

Lawyer calls for action as more disabled Mounties allege they were forced out “If you are maintaining a list of people wronged by the RCMP, please add my name" — a Global News investigation has sparked new concerns about Mountie dismissals....
04:00, 06/01/2019

Australia releases convict over 'Lawyer X' police informant scandal A man has been acquitted after serving 12 years for being the getaway driver in a Melbourne mob murder. His defense barrister at trial was also acting as a police informant, in what's been dubbed the "Lawyer X" scandal....
11:00, 07/26/2019

Transcript of Trump lawyer message in Flynn case is released WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors have released a full transcript of a voicemail from a former Trump lawyer that former national security adviser Michael Flynn said was an attempt to influence his cooperation in the Russia probe. The transcript was relea...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Lawyer: Activist on trial showed ‘kindness’ helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A lawyer for a border activist being tried in federal court in Arizona says his client was just trying to be kind by helping two migrants with water, food and lodging last year. But prosecutors said they have evidence 36-year-old...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Lawyer: More than video shows in Vegas bus shove murder case A defense lawyer says there's more to know than a bus security video clip shows about a murder case against a woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas....
19:16, 05/23/2019

Comey says Barr has 'lost most of his reputation' by acting like Trump's lawyer James Comey initially said he would give Attorney General William Barr the benefit of the doubt when it came to the Mueller report. But on Thursday at a CNN town hall the former FBI director said Barr has acted less than honorable in his public rollo...
12:32, 05/10/2019

Baffert lawyer: Justify positive test from contaminated food NEW YORK (AP) –A lawyer for Bob Baffert says the Hall of Fame trainer did not intentionally give 2018 Triple Crown winning horse Justify a banned substance that caused a positive test prior to last year’s Kentucky Derby. Attorney W. Craig...
11:33, 09/13/2019

Lawyer Michael Avenatti due in California court on fraud charges Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer known for his battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was due to be arraigned in a Santa Ana court on Monday on 36 counts of fraud, identity theft and other financial crimes....
03:32, 04/29/2019

Driver charged with killing 5 teens was legally insane: lawyer A Vermont man charged with killing five teenagers in a wrong-way crash almost three years ago was psychotic and delusional at the time and thus legally insane, his lawyer argued Monday during opening statements in his client’s murder trial....
16:32, 05/06/2019

Reality bites: Serbian lawyer fights to stop trash TV Violence, misogyny and vulgar insults are common on reality TV — and it harms viewers, say experts. One man in Serbia is campaigning to change the law and prevent an adverse societal impact....
05:16, 09/15/2019

R. Kelly lawyer seeks copy of sex video to be used in sex-crimes case R. Kelly and his lawyer were promised a copy of a video allegedly showing the R&B singer having sex with a teen girl, during hearing in Kelly's sex-crimes case.        ...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Harvard won't renew Weinstein lawyer as student house dean A Harvard faculty member who decided to represent Harvey Weinstein at his rape trial is losing his position as head of a student house at the college....
14:48, 05/11/2019

U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer: filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify the lead defense lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case against the Chinese company for alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, according to a filing in U.S. District Court i...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Former top FBI lawyer on defense as IG probe on surveillance abuse nears close Former FBI counsel James Baker, speaking Friday at a rare public appearance, defended the FBI’s controversial surveillance of a former Trump aide during the 2016 campaign, as a closely watched inspector general investigation into that process nears i...
13:00, 05/10/2019

A$AP Rocky’s Swedish Lawyer Shot in Apparent Attempted Homicide Henrik Olsson Lilja, the lawyer who represented A$AP Rocky during his assault case in Sweden, was shot in the head and chest on Friday morning in what Swedish authorities believe was an attempt on his life....
13:16, 09/06/2019

Harvard won’t renew Weinstein lawyer as student house dean CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard faculty member who decided to represent Harvey Weinstein at his rape trial is losing his position as head of a student house at the college. Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana said in a written statement Saturday he...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate worker in jail: lawyer A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday to keep U.S. consulate employee Metin Topuz in jail as his trial on espionage charges continues, a lawyer for Topuz said, meaning he will remain in detention until the next hearing in December....
05:32, 09/18/2019

House Democrats Push Barr to Submit to a Lawyer’s Questioning The House Judiciary Committee will vote on whether to allow Republican and Democratic lawyers to question Attorney General William P. Barr, signaling that Democrats are not backing down....
14:00, 04/29/2019

High-Rank Lawyer Says CEO Asked Her To Serve Cake Because She's A woman Nancy Saltzman filed a discrimination complaint, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. It names the company, CEO Rohit Kapoor and several other executives....
21:16, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Huawei says will fight U.S. prosecutors' motion to disqualify its lawyer Huawei Technologies said it will "vigorously oppose" a motion filed by U.S. prosecutors on Thursday to disqualify its lead defense lawyer from a case accusing the Chinese company of bank fraud and sanctions violations....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Effort to disqualify lawyer part of U.S. campaign against Huawei: counsel The effort to stop a former U.S. Justice Department official from representing Huawei is another step in a broader U.S. government campaign against the Chinese company, a lawyer for Huawei argued on Wednesday....
18:48, 09/04/2019

Lawyer: Antonio Brown denies new sexual misconduct allegation The lawyer of New England Patriots star Antonio Brown said the wide receiver denies a new accusation of sexual misconduct with an unnamed female artist....
20:32, 09/16/2019

Lawyer: Client to pursue EU money in human rights case A lawyer says he’s going to the European Union Court of Justice get the EU’s executive arm to use money earmarked as assistance to Turkey to compensate a client who won a case against the Turkish state...
10:32, 09/12/2019

In Huawei Case, Prosecutors Ask Judge to Remove Lead Lawyer In a bank fraud case against the Chinese telecom giant, the government said James M. Cole had a conflict of interest from his time as deputy attorney general....
18:16, 05/10/2019

North Carolina lawyer Cheslie Kryst takes the Miss USA crown On Thursday, Cheslie Kryst of North Carolina was crowned Miss USA. The Wake Forest MBA works as an attorney who works to reduce sentences for inmates.        ...
23:32, 05/02/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Huawei says will fight U.S. prosecutors' motion to disqualify its lawyer Huawei Technologies said it will "vigorously oppose" a motion filed by U.S. prosecutors on Thursday to disqualify its lead defense lawyer from a case accusing the Chinese company of bank fraud and sanctions violations....
01:32, 05/03/2019

California wildfire victims lawyer calls PG&E plan 'totally unacceptable' PG&E Corp's plan to cap payments to victims of California wildfires blamed on the power producer is "totally unacceptable," a lawyer representing victims in the utility's bankruptcy case said on Tuesday....
20:00, 09/10/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere didn’t need sex cult to get action: lawyer Nxivm leader Keith Raniere didn’t need to create a secret sex cult to get laid — because he was already bedding hordes of willing women, his lawyer argued Monday. “He doesn’t need DOS to generate intimate partners,” lawy...
23:16, 06/17/2019

U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. pro...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail: lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, his defense lawyers told Reuters on Friday....
12:00, 07/05/2019

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had sexual encounters with the president are set to be made public on Thursday, offering a window into a p...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Ayodhya Case: Top Court Notices To 2 For Threatening Lawyer Rajeev Dhavan The Supreme Court today sought responses from two persons for allegedly threatening senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan for taking up the case on behalf of the Sunni Waqf Board and other Muslim parties in......
01:16, 09/03/2019

Michael Avenatti hires lawyer to defend him in federal fraud case A day after a federal judge rejected Michael Avenatti's request to be represented by a public defender, the embattled attorney announced Wednesday that he had hired his own private counsel....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Amanda Knox’s return to Italy is ‘inappropriate,’ Kercher family lawyer says Amanda Knox’s return to Italy was slammed as “inappropriate” by a lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher — who was slain in the apartment she shared with the American exchange student. Knox, 31, arrived in the country Th...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Lawyer: Handcuffing of Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott in Las Vegas an overreaction Frank Salzano addressed video taken by TMZ of Cowboys star being handcuffed. Elliott was not arrested or charged.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lobbying....
10:37, 08/11/2019

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was revealed in court Monday. During a bail hearing on Lon...
23:16, 06/17/2019

Kevin Spacey lawyer says actor’s accuser deleted ‘exculpatory’ messages The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a bar in 2016 deleted text messages that would support Spacey's claims of innocence, the actor's lawyer said in court documents filed Friday....
17:32, 05/31/2019

Voicemail shows Trump lawyer asking Flynn's for 'heads up' during Mueller probe President Trump's one-time attorney asked Michael Flynn's lawyer for a "heads up" if the former national security adviser intended to give Special Counsel Robert Mueller information damaging to the commander-in-chief, according to a transcript of a v...
17:16, 05/31/2019

Mom who paid $6.5M in college scam thought she was making donation to Stanford: lawyer The Chinese woman who allegedly paid college-admissions schemer Rick Singer $6.5 million to get her daughter accepted to Stanford University thought she was making a donation for scholarships, staff and the school’s athletic program, her lawyer said ...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Luis Castillo’s lawyer demands apology after drug trafficking sting A lawyer for ex-Mets infielder Luis Castillo has demanded his client receive an apology from authorities in the Dominican Republic after he was implicated in a massive, international drug-trafficking ring. Darren Heitner has insisted that the former ...
09:00, 08/22/2019

Wade Callender, the former Gearbox lawyer who has been in a sprawling legal battle with the Borderla Wade Callender, the former Gearbox lawyer who has been in a sprawling legal battle with the Borderlands studio and boss Randy Pitchford since late last year, has joined... the National Rifle Association. Yes, really....
00:48, 09/07/2019

Cyprus 'false rape claim' case adjourned as lawyer quits A lawyer representing a British teenager accused of falsely claiming she was gang raped has withdrawn from the case because of a "serious disagreement" with his client....
08:48, 08/07/2019

Turkish lawyer groups to boycott judicial ceremony over separation of powers At least 19 bar associations representing lawyers from provinces across Turkey, including the three largest cities, have said they will boycott an annual ceremony for the judiciary because it will take place on the grounds of the presidential palace....
11:32, 08/18/2019

Former lawyer demands $1M in unpaid fees from Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Eddie Gallagher avoided further jail time after being found not guilty of war crimes, but he's facing new legal trouble: The Navy SEAL's former lawyer is seeking up to $1 million from him in unpaid fees. The case raises questions, however, about the ...
02:16, 08/20/2019

Ex-lawyer Cohen reports to prison, blasts Trump for 'injustice and lies' Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, took a parting shot at his former boss - denouncing "xenophobia, injustice and lies" - before reporting to a U.S. federal prison on Monday to begin a three-year sentence....
12:48, 05/06/2019

Jail guards threatening former Epstein cellmate Nicholas Tartaglione: lawyer Jeffrey Epstein’s former Manhattan cellmate says guards at the lockup have been threatening him since the financier’s death, according to a legal filing by his attorneys Tuesday asking a judge to move him to a new prison. Hulking ex-cop Nicholas Tart...
15:32, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Effort to disqualify lawyer part of U.S. campaign against Huawei: counsel The effort to stop a former U.S. Justice Department official from representing Huawei is another step in a broader U.S. government campaign against the Chinese company, a lawyer for Huawei argued on Wednesday....
16:16, 09/04/2019

Dhaka High Court orders probe into lawyer's alleged murder Lawyer Palash Kumar Roy died after prison officials allegedly torched him in a jail in northwestern Bangladesh. As officials and the victim's family trade accusations, a Dhaka court has ordered a probe into the incident....
05:16, 05/10/2019

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail: lawyer Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on T...
15:32, 06/04/2019

U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflict U.S. prosecutors said on Friday that Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the Department of Justice created a conflict of interest that should disqualify him from acting for the Chinese company in its fraud case against the U....
15:16, 05/10/2019

R. Kelly’s lawyer demands Michael Avenatti emails, texts at hearing On Tuesday, a lawyer who represents R. Kelly on entertainment matters said the singer is in the process of lining up singing dates both inside and outside of Illinois....
15:48, 05/08/2019

Lawyer confirms Tyreek Hill audio, denies child abuse Tyreek Hill's attorney confirmed it was his client's voice in an audio recording released last week amid child abuse accusations against the Kansas City Chiefs star....
13:16, 05/02/2019

Dead Irish girl's family expects thorough probe in Malaysia: lawyer Malaysian police should accept an offer by French authorities to help investigate the death of an Irish girl whose naked body was found near a jungle stream, the family's lawyer said on Wednesday....
02:33, 08/14/2019

Asia Bibi in Canada after fleeing Pakistan following blasphemy acquittal, lawyer says The Christian woman who spent years on death row for blasphemy in Pakistan before she was acquitted last year has left for Canada, her lawyer confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday....
05:48, 05/08/2019

Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Co...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Trump lawyer reportedly sought info on Flynn’s cooperation with Mueller The Justice Department released transcripts of a phone call showing President Trump’s personal lawyer seeking information from about Michael Flynn’s discussions with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a report said. Trump attorney John Dowd called Rob K...
17:16, 05/31/2019

Unnao Rape Survivor, Her Lawyer Still Critical, On Life Support: AIIMS The Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer, admitted to AIIMS Trauma Centre, remain critical and on advanced life support, hospital officials said on Wednesday....
13:48, 08/07/2019

Insurer Starr sues to rescind coverage of lawyer Avenatti's plane An insurance unit of Starr International Company Inc on Friday sued Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer known for his battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, to rescind coverage of an airplane that Avenatti used, according to a court document....
23:16, 09/06/2019

Jennifer Dulos’ family slams lawyer’s ‘irresponsible’ ‘Gone Girl’ theory A spokeswoman for the family of a missing Connecticut mom on Monday rejected the suggestion that she may have staged her own disappearance in a move similar to the plot of the thriller novel “Gone Girl.” The suggestion is “false and irresponsible,” s...
00:32, 06/25/2019

"To Humiliate, Silence": Lawyer Indira Jaising's Group Slams CBI Raids Raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation against senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover were "illegal, malicious and a blatant abuse of law", their NGO said on Friday, accusing......
12:32, 07/12/2019

The betrayal: How a lawyer, a lobbyist and a legislator waged war on an Alabama Superfund cleanup The EPA wanted to remove toxic waste from a Birmingham neighborhood, which would have cost tens of millions of dollars. The state’s influence machine kicked into high gear....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawma...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home: lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview with Milenio Television....
21:32, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer -filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify the lead defense lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case accusing the Chinese company of bank fraud and sanctions violations, according to a filing in U.S. District Court in Brookl...
16:32, 05/02/2019

A high-ranking lawyer says she was told to serve the cake. She complained, then she was fired. Nancy Saltzman, who served as general counsel for ExlService Holdings, said in a lawsuit filed Monday that she was terminated shortly after complaining about the boys'-club culture at the company....
15:32, 04/30/2019

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail - lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, his defence lawyers told Reuters on Friday....
16:00, 07/05/2019

Flynn lawyer at war with Mueller team, accusing prosecutors of ‘malevolent conduct’ Former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s legal team on Friday stepped up their attacks on prosecutors as they accused the Justice Department of withholding documents critical to Flynn's defense and squabbled with the other side over a sentenc...
04:32, 08/31/2019

Leonardo Fariña denies ex-lawyer's claim AFI spy agency influenced his testimony Leonardo Fariña tells the Fourth Oral Tribunal (TOF 4) that his former lawyer made the allegations in a covert attempt to favour Lázaro Báez, the jailed businessman who allegedly acted as a frontman for the Kirchner presidential couple during their t...
10:48, 04/28/2019

McGahn's lawyer tells U.S. House Judiciary panel his client will not testify Former White House Counsel Don McGahn's lawyer told the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday that his client would not testify before the panel on Tuesday, according to a letter viewed by Reuters....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. set to appear in court as lawyer seeks to dismiss groping case Cuba Gooding Jr. will appear in court, where a judge will consider whether to toss a misdemeanor charge he groped a woman's breast in a Manhattan bar.        ...
06:00, 06/26/2019

From Lawyer And Army Major To Politics: Actor Sunny Deol Joins BJP From the frustrated lawyer in Damini to a Major in the Indian Army in Border, Sunny Deol has played many roles in his career. The 62-year-old action star has now taken on a new one by joining the BJP...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Man Who Threatened to Kill Boston Globe Employees Will Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says In a series of phone calls, Robert D. Chain called The Boston Globe the “enemy of the people” and threatened to shoot employees, court documents show....
10:16, 04/28/2019

McCabe lawyer presses Justice Department to drop criminal case A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports that suggest they may be having trouble securing criminal charges....
13:32, 09/13/2019

Apple’s former top lawyer: $1 billion budget enabled high-risk strategies Apple has been riding the fine line of legal conduct, profiting handsomely from coming close to the edge, while occasionally taking a hit for crossing it.Read More...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Suit against Robert Durst for wife’s suspected murder should be tossed: lawyer A recent wrongful-death lawsuit filed against Robert Durst for the suspected murder of his wife Kathie is decades past the statute of limitations and should be tossed, the real-estate scion’s lawyer argued in Manhattan court Thursday. “In 1982,...
15:00, 07/25/2019

Jennifer Dulos’ estranged husband hires Alex Jones’ lawyer The estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos has hired a heavy-hitter new lawyer — who also reps Infowars founder Alex Jones. Lawyer Norm Pattis said he will be appearing with Fotis Dulos at the suspect’s next court date Tuesday in...
13:16, 06/09/2019

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home - lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview with Milenio Television. (Reporting by Anthony Espo...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Got Death Threat From Kuldeep Sengar: Lawyer Of Unnao Survivor's Mother The counsel of the Unnao rape survivor's mother on Tuesday alleged before a Delhi court that he had received a death threat from expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, one of the accused in the case....
16:32, 08/13/2019

Alleged extremist tortured in Mali, lawyer tells Hague court A defense lawyer for an alleged jihadist leader from Mali has accused International Criminal Court prosecutors of ignoring claims that her client was tortured in custody and called into question a judge’s impartiality...
09:16, 07/08/2019

Alleged Neymar rape: Lawyer launches impassioned defense of accuser The lawyer for the model Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian footballer Neymar of rape and assault, defended his client in an interview with CNN, calling her a victim "who, until proven otherwise, has been raped."...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Swedish lawyer urges prosecutor to move quickly in Assange investigation A lawyer representing the victim in a rape investigation involving WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange on Monday urged Swedish prosecutors to move quickly with their inquiries with a statute of limitations looming next year....
08:16, 05/13/2019

R Kelly's lawyer says public perception is stacked against him but they will still win his sex abuse case R Kelly's lawyer has said he believes the R&B singer will be found not guilty of sexual abuse or his case will be dismissed even though public perception is stacked against him....
07:16, 05/02/2019

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly appeared positive before death, told lawyer he'd see him soon Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was reportedly upbeat and optimistic — or, alternatively, "delusional" — during his final hours alive, with officials contending Epstein gave no indication he'd soon use a confluence of procedural lapses at the ...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Paralyzed Client Sues Stormy Daniels' Lawyer For Embezzling Settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a......
18:32, 06/13/2019

Trump suggests he won’t let ex-White House lawyer McGahn testify before Congress President Trump on Thursday said he doesn’t believe he will let former White House counsel Don McGahn testify in front of committees in Congress. Trump, in an interview on Fox News, said McGahn had been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, ...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Trump announces departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump on Saturday announced top White House lawyer Emmet Flood is leaving the job. Flood took over the position from Ty Cobb last year, leading Trump’s legal team during the Mueller investigation. “Emmet Flood, who came to the W...
15:32, 06/01/2019

U.S. women's soccer equal-pay lawsuit 'full-speed ahead,' lawyer says The lawyer for United States Women's National Team players suing U.S. Soccer says the lawsuit is "full-speed ahead," despite the team's participation in the 2019 Women's World Cup....
03:16, 06/21/2019

Ocasio-Cortez unleashes lawyer on campaign aide who penned memoir Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unleashed her lawyer on a former campaign aide who wrote a book about her victory over former Congressman Joseph Crowley. Ocasio-Cortez’s legal counsel sent a cease and desist letter to Latino activist Ramon Ramirez for his s...
17:16, 06/17/2019

Lawyer in Ohio State Abuse Scandal Says Number of Accusers Has Surpassed 300 Ohio State and a growing group of men who sued the university claiming they were sexually abused by a team doctor decades ago are in negotiations on a financial settlement....
07:32, 08/25/2019

Swedish court rejects delay of Assange hearing over ill-health: lawyer A Swedish court has rejected a request to postpone a planned hearing to rule on the detention in absentia of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged rape, a defense lawyer for Assange said on Tuesday...
09:48, 05/28/2019

David Ortiz’s lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies’ The lawyer for David Ortiz says the former Red Sox slugger “is innocent in what happened” to him in the Dominican Republic — and denied rumors that an extramarital affair sparked the shooting. “I can say that David Ortiz is innocent...
16:48, 06/19/2019

"Australia Moved Sri Lanka Toddlers To Remote Detention Centre": Lawyer A Tamil family of four -- including two Australian-born toddlers -- have been moved to a remote island off the coast of Indonesia, despite a court order blocking deportation, their lawyer said......
13:00, 08/31/2019

The Latest: Cohen links Trump’s lawyer to false tower date WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House intelligence committee’s transcripts of interviews with President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen (all times local): 9:05 p.m. President Donald Trump’s former fixer told Congress...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Top House lawyer takes center stage in legal battles against Trump Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff are the public faces of the House Democrats’ battles with Donald Trump, appearing on TV regularly to harangue the president for his resistance to their investigations.But the job of fighting the president in federal court...
07:16, 07/31/2019

Justice Department seeks removal of Huawei’s lead defense lawyer The department asserts that the former deputy attorney general has a conflict of interest in the fraud and sanctions violation case against the Chinese tech giant....
18:48, 05/10/2019

How Unnao Rape Survivor And Lawyer Were Shifted To Delhi In Record Time On Monday evening, one side of the six-laned Lohia Path in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow, a road that passes very close to the residence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, was emptied out by the......
06:48, 08/06/2019

Unnao Rape Survivor, Lawyer To Be Airlifted To AIIMS, Says Supreme Court The Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer, both of whom were admitted to a Lucknow hospital with critical injuries after the car they were travelling in was rammed by a truck with blackened number......
01:48, 08/05/2019

White House Lawyer Says President Trump Will Retain Right to Invoke Executive Privilege (WASHINGTON) — White House lawyer Emmet Flood is objecting to what he calls the “political” report by special counsel Robert Mueller. In a letter to Attorney General William Barr, Flood says President Donald Trump will protect execu...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while jailed One of Jeffrey Epstein’s most vocal accusers urged other women Tuesday to come forward with allegations against the registered sex offender and well-connected financier as federal authorities prosecute him on sex charges....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Michael Cohen's lawyer vows to subpoena Trump in fight over legal bills Michael Cohen faciliated nearly $300,000 in hush money payments to two women, porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal, who claim to have had sexual affairs with President Donald Trump more than a decade ago....
17:32, 08/30/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says The former cellmate's lawyer, Bruce Barket, told NBC that officials at the jailhouse said in an email that Tartaglione would face no charges or internal discipline now that the investigation had concluded....
19:00, 08/16/2019

Ex-lawyer Cohen reports to prison after taking harsh parting shot at Trump Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, took a parting shot at his former boss - denouncing "xenophobia, injustice and lies" - before reporting to a U.S. federal prison on Monday to begin a three-year sentence....
11:16, 05/06/2019

Death of 'barefoot lawyer' puts focus on China's treatment of political prisoners Critics says Ji Sizun’s fate shows prison terms in China are increasingly becoming death sentencesIn June, Ji Sizun received the news that he had won a prestigious human rights distinction, the Cao Shunli Memorial Award, in honour of the veteran Chin...
01:32, 07/15/2019

Lawyer: Suspended Monmouth Park horse trainer framed by disgruntled ex-employee Investigators found a large cache of needles, syringes and injectables in the barn of trainer Aparna Battula on July 29. Lawyer says he was framed.       ...
10:32, 08/15/2019

US urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer American prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a motion by Chinese tech giant Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case....
21:32, 06/03/2019

Your Wallet's Callin': R. Kelly Reportedly Wants to Tap Michael Jackson's Lawyer, Needs Many Extra Dollars Robert “R.” Kelly is reportedly seeking out one of the most in-demand criminal attorneys in the business: Tom Mesereau, a lawyer best known for successfully defending Michael Jackson during his 2005 child molestation trial....
14:32, 08/16/2019

U.S. urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer U.S. prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to reject a motion by China's Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case alleging bank fraud and sanctions violations....
17:48, 06/03/2019

Toddler cruise ship death: Grandfather thought window was closed, lawyer says Attorney Michael Winkleman told NBC's Today Show that 18-month-old Chloe Weigand's grandfather sat her on a railing in a play area near what he believed was a closed window.       ...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advice, effectively issuing a thinly veiled threat following his refusal to turn over President Trump's p...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Captain of Iranian supertanker that's trying to leave Gibraltar 'doesn't want to stay in command,' lawyer says The captain of an Iranian supertanker at the center of a diplomatic standoff no longer wants to keep command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that could impede its immediate departure from Gibraltar, the sailor's lawyer said Friday....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein engaged in ‘improper sexual contact’ while doing time in Florida: lawyer Jeffrey Epstein had “improper sexual contact” with women even while serving out his prison time in Florida, the lawyer for some of his accusers charged Tuesday. Under a highly questionable plea deal that the multimillionaire pedophile was...
12:16, 07/16/2019

Mark Steyn: Avenatti a 'flimflam' lawyer who will be lucky to avoid prison time Conservative commentator Mark Steyn joined “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Monday to talk about disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti, calling the for former presidential hopeful a “flimflam shyster.”...
06:32, 04/30/2019

Former Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in embezzlement case The former Stormy Daniels attorney faces a 36-count indictment in California, and more charges on the East Coast        ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Lawyer Avenatti seeks to end 'vindictive' Nike prosecution he blames on Trump feud Lawyer Michael Avenatti asked a federal judge to dismiss an indictment accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc , saying he was targeted in a "vindictive and selective prosecution" because of his feud with U.S. President Donald Trump....
11:00, 08/15/2019

Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez hires lawyer to defend him against possible discipline Luis Saez has hired well-known Louisville litigator Ann Oldfather to defend him if the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission tries to discipline him.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Bahrain court rejects request for alternative sentence for activist Rajab - lawyer A Bahraini court has rejected a motion filed by lawyers of prominent activist Nabeel Rajab asking it to pass an alternative to the jail term he is currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Flynn lawyer claims DOJ withholding critical files amid sentencing dispute Michael Flynn’s attorney claimed in court filings Friday that the Justice Department is withholding critical documents necessary for the defense of her client, as the former national security adviser's legal team wrangles with prosecutors over a sent...
14:32, 08/30/2019

Lawyer: John Hinckley Jr. interested in move to California to work in music industry John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in 1981, is interested in moving to California to work in the music industry, his lawyer said Tuesday during a hearing in Washington, D.C. ...
19:32, 09/10/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. pro...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Lawyer denies claims he lied about spider bite during flight for a payout to buy house A lawyer who claims he almost lost a leg because of a spider bite on a plane has denied allegations by a mystery witness that he invented the story for compensation to buy a house....
03:48, 07/12/2019

An Uber lawyer reportedly said today that the company will continue to refuse to properly classify i An Uber lawyer reportedly said today that the company will continue to refuse to properly classify its drivers as employees after the passage of AB5 in California last night. The argument? “Drivers’ work is outside the usual course of Uber’s business...
17:16, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 1-S.African court impounds Tanzanian plane in compensation case- lawyer South African authorities impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Tanzania's national flag carrier following a court application by a retired farmer who is owed compensation by the Tanzanian government, the farmer's lawyer said....
21:01, 08/24/2019

South African court impounds Tanzanian plane in compensation case: lawyer South African authorities impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Tanzania's national flag carrier following a court application by a retired farmer who is owed compensation by the Tanzanian government, the farmer's lawyer said....
17:00, 08/24/2019

Listen to Trump’s Lawyer Make Appeal After Flynn Agreed to Cooperate With Mueller The voice mail message reveals how the president’s former lawyer John Dowd broached the prospect of a pardon for the former national security adviser....
16:48, 06/06/2019

Flynn lawyer accuses prosecutors of ‘egregious conduct,’ hiding exculpatory evidence Former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s legal team indicated in federal court Tuesday they are seeking to have the case against him thrown out, accusing the prosecution of "egregious conduct and suppression” of possibly exculpatory evidence....
13:01, 09/10/2019

Alec Baldwin's lawyer says parking spot foe suing for slander is looking for 'lottery ticket' The New York man who claimed actor Alec Baldwin punched him during a parking-spot squabble was looking for a “multi-million dollar lottery ticket” when he sued the actor, Baldwin’s lawyer charges in court papers filed Tuesday....
08:16, 05/15/2019

Tyreek Hill 'categorically denies' child-abuse claims, lawyer says in letter to NFL Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill “categorically denies” child-abuse claims made by his fiancée, his lawyer said in a letter to the NFL on Thursday....
12:16, 05/03/2019

Steve Bannon hires D.C. super lawyer and Mueller skeptic to represent his nonprofit Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon brought in a Washington D.C. super lawyer to represent his nonprofit. The attorney has been an open skeptic of the Mueller probe and was on a potential witness list for the House Intel investigation....
12:48, 06/25/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks denies involvement in hush money talks: lawyer An attorney for former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks denied on Friday that she was involved in discussions during the 2016 presidential campaign about a hush-money payment to a porn star who claimed to have had a sexual encounter wit...
10:48, 07/19/2019

‘Reasons’ to doubt estranged hubby was at Jennifer Dulos’ house when she disappeared: lawyer The new lawyer for the estranged husband of missing Connecticut woman Jennifer Dulos claimed on Monday that there was “powerful reason to doubt” his client was at Dulos’s home the day she disappeared, a report said. Norm Pattis, who also ...
01:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. appeals court judges spar with Trump lawyer over bid to block House subpoena A U.S. appeals court on Friday appeared unlikely to grant President Donald Trump's request that it block a congressional subpoena for his financial records....
11:00, 07/12/2019

President Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Threatens, Then Abandons, a Trip to Ukraine NEW YORK — Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically, decrying it as an overt attempt to recruit foreign help to influence...
07:32, 05/11/2019

R. Kelly lawyer calls alleged victims 'disgruntled groupies': court filing A lawyer for singer R. Kelly, who is accused of running a years-long scheme sexually preying on women and girls, said on Wednesday that the charges against the R&B artist stemmed from disgruntled groupies....
17:16, 07/31/2019

Justice Department lawyer defends herself after viral video on child migrant treatment WASHINGTON — A Justice Department lawyer who argued in court that the federal government wasn’t legally required to provide soap and toothbrushes to detained migrant children in some conditions is defending herself after video of the exchange went vi...
23:16, 06/25/2019

Comey Aghast That Fellow White Lawyer Dudes Turned Out to Be Spineless Hacks James Comey, former Director of the FBI and self-admitted scab, published an op-ed in the New York Times today about the “hard questions” people have been asking him about his former colleagues in the Department of Justice, namely Attorney General Wi...
04:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, U.S. pro...
06:32, 05/11/2019

Dutch lawyer defending witness in drug killings case shot dead A Dutch lawyer in a high-profile case against a group of men charged with a series of drug-related killings was shot dead in Amsterdam on Wednesday morning, police said....
02:33, 09/18/2019

Lawyer issues warning to Congress on Barr contempt: 'You are heading into a world of hurt' House Democrats are "heading into a world of hurt" if they escalate their fight with Attorney General Bill Barr over access to the full Robert Mueller report, according to constitutional law expert Jonathan Turley....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China expected to be charged, lawyer says Yang, who has been detained for six months, is expected to be charged with endangering national securityAustralian writer Yang Hengjun is expected to be formally charged with endangering national security, according to his lawyer. Yang, a Chinese pub...
05:48, 07/18/2019

Gina Torres' new lawyer show to debut in July, right after parent series Suits Two seasons after airing a backdoor pilot for it on the show’s parent series, Suits—which continues to not be about the whimsical adventures of living laundry in a magical drycleaner’s, unfortunately—Gina Torres’ spin-off show Pearson is finally read...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Stormy Daniels settles lawsuit with Michael Cohen, former lawyer Keith Davidson Adult film actor Stormy Daniels settled her lawsuit against her former lawyer that accused him of colluding with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer while representing her....
03:16, 05/18/2019

Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three weeks ago when security forces dispersed protesters camping in central Khartoum....
07:32, 06/23/2019

Portland anarchists flood lawyer's office with water as 'warning' for representing ICE union Anarchists in Portland, Oreg., flooded the office of a local lawyer representing officers of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in an effort to intimidate him....
02:48, 05/01/2019

Roman Polanski's lawyer: Oscar Academy expulsion of director a 'total sham' Attorney outraged by new statement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences defending as ‘fair and reasonable’ its process to expel the director in 2018A lawyer representing Roman Polanski has called an explanation by the Academy of Motion ...
07:48, 06/12/2019

Inside Kim Kardashian West's career evolution from reality TV icon to lawyer's apprentice Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Kim Kardashian West is reportedly worth $350 million, according to Forbes. You may have seen her on TV during an episode of E!'s "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," making a cameo during sitcoms like "Last Man Standing" and...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Lawyer: At Texas migrant detention center, 'basic hygiene just doesn't exist' Immigrants held in a McAllen, Texas-area U.S. Customs and Border Patrol processing center for migrants -- the largest such center in America -- are living in overcrowded spaces and sometimes are forced to sleep outside....
08:00, 06/24/2019

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has left the country: lawyer and media A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media said on Wednesday, more than six months after she was acquitted by Pakistan's top court....
00:48, 05/08/2019

Defense lawyer for Harvey Weinstein asks to leave New York case: report One of the lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein in his rape trial due to begin in September has asked a judge to let him drop the former movie producer as a client, the New York Post reported, citing a letter from the attorney to the New York court....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Hawaii power couple charged with lavish fraud claim they can’t afford lawyer HONOLULU — Soon after a Honolulu prosecutor and her police chief husband were indicted and accused of a fraud scheme that funded their lavish lifestyle, they told a judge they couldn’t pay for lawyers to represent them. The public servant couple, who...
20:32, 06/17/2019

Julian Assange is too sick to make court appearance using video link: lawyer Julian Assange was too sick to appear at an extradition hearing Thursday, his lawyer said in court. Attorney Gareth Pierce said the WikiLeaks founder was “not very well” and couldn’t appear via video link from prison. Assange, 47, has been behind bar...
07:00, 05/30/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
11:48, 05/30/2019

Top Manhattan lawyer claims ex-lover stole $500K while he recovered from heart surgery A lawyer at a top Manhattan firm claims his ex-lover was pretty heartless while he suffered with life-threatening cardiac issues, siphoning off half a million dollars of his money, according to court papers. International corporate lawyer Barry M. Fo...
20:32, 05/25/2019

Michael Avenatti’s lawyer plans to subpoena Nike ahead of extortion trial A lawyer for firebrand attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday that he plans to subpoena Nike ahead of his client’s upcoming extortion trial — but balked when asked if his sights were also set on the company-linked pro athletes. “I’...
19:32, 08/22/2019

Judge orders release of documents related to hush payments by Trump's ex-lawyer A judge on Wednesday ordered the release of documents relating to hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to two women who said they had sexual encounters with the president and disclosed that federal prosecutors ha...
18:16, 07/17/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Lawyer requests Moroccan state compensation for families of murdered Scandinavian women A lawyer for the family of a Danish tourist who was found killed last year along with a Norwegian hiker, on Thursday asked the Moroccan state to guarantee compensation payments for the families of the Scandinavian victims....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Lawyer: Ezekiel Elliott is target of extortion after Vegas security guard presses charges Kyle Johnson, the security guard Ezekiel Elliott shoved in May, filed charges in Las Vegas. Elliott's lawyers say he is "a target of extortion."       ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Woman was humiliated when American Airlines made her wrap a blanket over her summer outfit, lawyer says American Airlines has apologized to a doctor, who says she was humiliated after she wasn't allowed to fly unless she put something over her colorful, strapless romper....
04:48, 07/11/2019

Kevin Spacey evidence missing? Accuser can't find phone he needs to hand over to defense, lawyer says An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense....
02:16, 06/20/2019

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to sex-crime charges, denied bail after lawyer lost track of him In his latest court appearance to face multiple sex-crime charges, R. Kelly pleaded not guilty in federal court in Brooklyn.        ...
21:48, 08/02/2019

Lawyer for British woman who made false rape claim suggests she is a victim of a ‘more serious’ crime A lawyer for a 19-year-old British woman arrested for falsely claiming a dozen Israeli teens gang-raped her in Cyprus has suggested his client is a victim of a “more serious” crime....
00:16, 08/01/2019

Lawyer for American teen jailed for fatal stabbing of Italian cop drops release request One of the American teenagers jailed in Italy for allegedly killing a local police officer in a drug deal gone bad won’t be getting released anytime soon after his lawyer dropped a request for his client to be released....
09:48, 09/07/2019

Judge's order on government lawyer shake-up adds hurdle for Trump in U.S. Census dispute A judge in New York on Tuesday denied the U.S. Department of Justice's request to shake up the legal team that was handling cases on the 2020 Census, adding another hurdle to the Trump administration's bid to put a contentious citizenship question on...
17:16, 07/09/2019

Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest’ data A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” — before a one-year statute of limitations rule expires. “We’re launching a petition today...
15:00, 07/15/2019

Trump lawyer asked Flynn for ‘heads up’ if he had damaging info in Russia probe: transcript Prosecutors released the full transcript of a voicemail a former Trump lawyer left former national security advisor Michael Flynn after he began cooperating with the government's Russia probe....
14:48, 05/31/2019

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
23:48, 05/21/2019

Dubai ruler's wife, Princess Haya, goes into hiding in UK and hires divorce lawyer: report Princess Haya, always considered a free spirit in the world of Middle Eastern royalty, where protocol and obscurity are expected of women, has fled her husband – the ruler of Dubai, and reportedly gone into hiding in England....
12:00, 07/04/2019

Court TV Relaunches in the Black Lives Matter Era, With Activist Lawyer Yodit Tewolde at the Helm Back in the mid-’90s when game shows had finally falling out of favor and the talk show wars had devastated Montel, Maury and Sally Jesse Raphael, leaving Oprah on the Iron Throne, there was one mainstay for your middle-aged aunts, grandmas and house...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Reports: A$AP Rocky's lawyer Henrik Olssen Lilja shot, wounded in Sweden Henrik Olssen Lilja, the lawyer who represented A$AP Rocky in the rapper's recent trial in Sweden, was wounded in a shooting in Stockholm Friday.        ...
08:16, 09/07/2019

Nike wanted to pay Romeo Langford $20K in high school, lawyer Michael Avenatti claims A court motion filed by Michael Avenatti claims Nike wanted to pay former Indiana basketball star Romeo Langford $20,000 while he was in high school.       ...
10:32, 08/15/2019

Bus driver Xi Chen avoids jail after accident killed young lawyer Kimberly Greer A bus driver who struck and killed a newly married federal law clerk in lower Manhattan took a no-jail plea deal Tuesday and was sentenced to a conditional discharge for the tragic death. Xi Chen, 50, hit Kimberly Greer at 7:30 p.m. in December as sh...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Lawyer says suspect in mob boss killing believed online QAnon conspiracy theories and did it for Trump Screenshot via YouTube A lawyer for the New York man who was charged with killing an alleged mob boss reportedly says he did so to help President Donald Trump. The New York Times reported that an attorney for Anthony Comello wrote in new filings tha...
15:48, 07/21/2019

Trump's lawyer warns Democrats as he pushes back on document demands: No 'do-over' of Mueller probe President Donald Trump's top White House lawyer on Wednesday told a leading Democrat that Congress does not have the right to "pursue an unauthorized 'do-over' of' special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Nicole Brown Simpson estate lawyer: Lasting memory of OJ civil case was getting 'the right result' Nicole Brown Simpson's estate's attorney in O.J. Simpson's 1997 wrongful death civil case said his top memory from the suit was receiving the "right" verdict....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Alan Dershowitz slams Harvard's decision to drop Weinstein lawyer as dean: 'new McCarthyism' Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz called the school's decision to drop Ronald Sullivan Jr. from his role as dean of a residential house after he joined Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team “the new McCarthyism.”...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen 'loving' prison life, 'hates' the food: source Michael Cohen, the convicted former personal lawyer to U.S. President Donald Trump, says he is making new friends in prison and enjoying time away from the spotlight, according to a person familiar with Cohen's first few weeks there....
12:32, 06/04/2019

Twitter Racist Who Allegedly Sent Death Threats to Muslim Lawyer Now Facing Federal Charges After allegedly sending a death threat to a Muslim lawyer on Twitter last year, a North Carolina man is facing federal felony charges of issuing a threat via interstate commerce that could land him in prison for up to five years, the New York Times r...
03:32, 07/02/2019

New Jersey judge who asked woman about closing her legs to prevent rape is ‘remorseful,’ lawyer says A New Jersey judge who asked an alleged rape victim if she tried closing her legs to prevent a sexual assault is "remorseful," his lawyer said before the state Supreme Court Tuesday....
02:16, 07/11/2019

Rice cooker subway scare suspect Larry Griffin in plea talks: lawyer The West Virginia drifter who caused a bomb scare last week after placing two rice cookers in a subway station is in plea talks with Manhattan prosecutors, his lawyer said Friday. Larry Griffin, 26, was arrested and slapped with felony charges for al...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Both sides make closing arguments in trial of ex-Obama White House lawyer Greg Craig Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that Greg Craig, a prominent Washington lawyer and former White House counsel under President Barack Obama, misled his then-law firm and the Justice Department about his work for the pro-Russian government of Ukraine ...
02:48, 09/04/2019

Newly unsealed documents in Smollett case could reveal grand jury testimony, alibis, lawyer says The public could find out as soon as Thursday night why Chicago prosecutors dropped a 16-count indictment against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett earlier this year....
19:32, 05/23/2019

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Lawyer Marc Fernich blames prosecutors, judges and press for his suicide One of Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers ripped “overzealous prosecutors,” “pandering politicians” “compliant judges” and a “hysterical press corps,” as he laid blame Saturday for the convicted pedophile&...
13:48, 08/10/2019

Amanda Knox's return to Italy slammed as 'inappropriate' by slain British student's family lawyer Amanda Knox’s return to Italy Thursday was slammed as “inappropriate” by the lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher, the British student Knox was previously convicted of killing in 2007....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Trump's former lawyer heads to U.S. prison that offers matzo ball soup and full-time rabbi With a menu that includes matzo ball soup and gefilte fish, as well as a full-time rabbi and a chance at the occasional visit home, the U.S. prison where Donald Trump's former personal lawyer will spend the next three years is unique in the federal s...
04:32, 05/05/2019

Courtroom gasps as New Zealand mosque massacre suspect smirks while lawyer enters not guilty plea The accused New Zealand mosque shooter prompted gasps from the audience attending a public court hearing Friday after he pleaded not guilty to the charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Judge denies government lawyer shake-up, adds hurdle for Trump on U.S. Census citizenship question A judge in New York on Tuesday denied the U.S. Department of Justice's request to shake up the legal team that was handling cases on the 2020 Census, adding another hurdle to the Trump administration's bid to put a contentious citizenship question on...
16:32, 07/09/2019

Fotis Dulos's lawyer pushes back on claims he was involved in missing wife Jennifer's disappearance The lawyer representing Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of the missing Connecticut mother of five, told Fox News there are "powerful reasons" to doubt his client was at Jennifer Dulos' New Canaan home the day she disappeared....
05:00, 06/11/2019

‘Making a Murderer’ lawyer offers $100K reward to catch ‘real’ killer of Teresa Halbach The reward is being offered for evidence that leads to someone else — besides the convicted Steven Avery — being held responsible for Halbach's 2005 murder....
17:32, 09/10/2019

Lawyer: 2-year-old hit by foul ball at Cubs-Astros game suffered skull fracture, seizure Lawyer says the 2-year-old girl hit by a foul ball at Cubs-Astros game last month in Houston suffered a fractured skull and seizure.       ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while on work release from jail An attorney for several accusers of Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that the wealthy financier had “improper sexual contact” with “female visitors” while he was on work release during his earlier jail time....
18:16, 07/16/2019

A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending....
22:00, 06/17/2019

Girl hit by foul ball at Astros-Cubs game suffered skull fracture, seizure: lawyer The 2-year-old girl who got hit by a foul ball at a Houston Astros game last month suffered a skull fracture from the incident — and then a seizure after she was hospitalized — and is now on medication as a result, her family says. The youngster’s lo...
16:48, 06/26/2019

Dominican health minister says drugs, alcohol, medical problems may have killed US couple; lawyer calls it 'ludicrous' The Dominican public health minister said in a radio interview Monday that the Maryland couple found dead last month in a hotel room at a luxury resort had pre-existing health problems and may have died after mixing prescription drugs and alcohol....
20:16, 06/24/2019

Kentucky Derby result leaves Maximum Security's owner 'in total disbelief'; appeal filed, lawyer says One of the co-owners of Maximum Security — the horse who initially won the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, but was later disqualified — filed an appeal with the Kentucky Racing Commission on Monday, according to his lawyer....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Huawei lawyer tells U.S. jury spelling errors, video show rival stole trade secrets A former engineering manager used Huawei Technologies Co Ltd trade secrets and lured away 24 of its employees to improperly build his startup company, a lawyer for the Chinese telecommunications firm told a Texas jury on Tuesday....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Openly Seeks Aid of Foreign Government — Ukraine — to Boost His Boss’ Re-Election Bid One would think with all the drama — and federal probes — surrounding whether Donald Trump and/or his cohorts colluded with Russia to interfere with the outcome of the 2016 presidential race, Team Trump would not want even the perception that it was ...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: Lawyer Norm Pattis says client Fotis Dulos' estranged and missing wife has a 'troubled past' In a Fox News exclusive, lawyer Norm Pattis says client Fotis Dulos is "emotional, tired, distraught" over the "exhausting ordeal" and disappearance of his estranged wife, Jennifer....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Feds end probe of hush money that Trump lawyer Cohen directed to Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal Federal Judge William Pauley wrote in a court filing made public Wednesday that materials related to a campaign finance probe of Cohen should be unsealed — and denied a request from the prosecutors to keep certain portions blacked out....
12:48, 07/17/2019

Alex Jones sent child pornography to Sandy Hook victims' lawyer, court documents allege Lawyers representing the families of Sandy Hook victims filed a statement alleging that they found child porn in documents sent by Jones' defense.        ...
20:16, 06/17/2019

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges in alleged Las Vegas assault case, lawyer says Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face assault charges for shoving a security guard at a Las Vegas music festival in May, per ESPN.       ...
17:00, 08/18/2019

Michael Flynn’s Lawyer Mounts Aggressive Attack on Mueller Probe as Judge Sets Sentencing Date (WASHINGTON) — A lawyer for Michael Flynn accused federal prosecutors of misconduct on Tuesday as a judge set a December sentencing hearing for President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser. The arguments from Flynn attorney S...
21:32, 09/10/2019

Michael Dreeben, longtime Supreme Court lawyer who aided Mueller probe, leaving Justice Dept. He took a sabbatical from the solicitor general’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election....
02:48, 06/20/2019

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for friendly call with Putin, blasts Barr as 'president’s defense lawyer' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued over the weekend to criticize Attorney General William Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election – telling a crowd in Seatt...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Michael Avenatti, ex-lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, indicted on Nike extortion attempt charges Controversial lawyer Michael Avenatti was indicted on charges of trying to extort athletic shoe giant Nike out of tens of millions of dollars by threatening to go public with embarassing information about the company....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Strzok-Page emails show gaps in Clinton probe files, alleged ‘special treatment’ for her lawyer Internal FBI emails released Monday show FBI officials in 2016 sought to “expeditiously” accommodate a request for information from then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s lawyer, in what a conservative watchdog group claimed is evid...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Lawyer for Epstein victims claims Acosta hid federal immunity deal from his clients, invites him to visit Florida to explain A former attorney for two Jeffrey Epstein accusers, Paul Cassel, said the agreement reached between Labor secretary Alex Acosta and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was shrouded in secrecy, and purposely kept hidden from the victims. ...
14:16, 07/11/2019