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Polygamist Can’t Give Deposition: Lawyer

August 12, 2019 |

Imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has suffered a mental breakdown and isn’t fit to give a deposition in a sex abuse case against him, according to a court filing in Salt Lake City. Forcing Jeffs to testify would be “futile,” said lawyers for a community trust that once belonged to…

Lawyer Gets in Trouble Over Duct-Tape Incident

July 27, 2019 |

A Louisiana district judge has found a public defender in contempt of court after he filmed a bailiff duct-taping a defendant’s mouth during a sentencing hearing this month, the AP reports. The Acadiana Advocate reports state District Judge Marilyn Castle barred attorney Michael Gregory from bringing a cellphone into the…

Lawyer Convicted After Racial Rant on Flight Is Dead

July 5, 2019 |

A human rights lawyer who launched a racial rant on an Air India flight and spat at a crew member has been found dead, days after her release from an English jail. The body of Simone Burns, 50, was discovered June 1 at Beachy Head, in East Sussex, the Guardian…

Exclusive: Lawyer Norm Pattis says client Fotis Dulos’ estranged and missing wife had a ‘troubled past’

June 21, 2019 |

In a Fox News exclusive, lawyer Norm Pattis says client Fotis Dulos is “emotional, tired, distraught” over the “exhausting ordeal” andĀ disappearance of his estranged wife, Jennifer.
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R. Kelly’s All Paid Up on Overdue Child Support, Lawyer Says

June 19, 2019 |

R. Kelly once again wiped the slate clean when it comes to back child support … ’cause he’s all paid up until the next round … according to his attorney.  Steven Greenberg says his client forked over the delinquent $ 32k in child…

Video Shows Lawyer Shooing Raccoon Off Boat, Into Water

May 14, 2019 |

It’s a hard video for an animal lover to watch: An apparently scared raccoon skitters along the bow of a boat as a man shouts at him, threatening to push him into the water, until the animal finally slips off the edge. A subsequent video shows the raccoon trying to…

Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyer Is Out of a Big Job

May 12, 2019 |

Law professor Ronald Sullivan and his wife, Stephanie Robinson, were Harvard’s first African-American faculty deans in history, and both are out of the gig after the university caved to pressure to dump Sullivan over his side job: That of defense attorney for Harvey Weinstein. Harvard cited “serious and numerous” concerns…

In Sex-Abuse Case, R. Kelly Lawyer Says He Can’t Read

May 9, 2019 |

R. Kelly spent much of Wednesday in court, with his lawyer explaining to one judge that the singer didn’t respond to a lawsuit brought by one of his sexual abuse accusers because he is illiterate, the AP reports. At the first of two hearings, Judge Moira Johnson vacated a default…

She’s a Lawyer Who Represents Inmates. And Now, Miss USA

May 3, 2019 |

A 27-year-old lawyer from North Carolina who represents prison inmates for free won the Miss USA title Thursday night. Asked in the final round to use one word to summarize her generation, Cheslie Kryst of Charlotte said “innovative,” reports the AP . “I’m standing here in Nevada, in the state that…

Lawyer: 7.8K Suspects Named in Boy Scout ‘Perversion Files’

April 24, 2019 |

The Boy Scouts of America “perversion files” contain the names of a staggering number of suspected pedophiles and their victims, an attorney revealed Tuesday. Jeff Anderson, who represents former Scouts who say they were abused, said an expert hired by the Scouts to audit the files on suspected abusers found…