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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Trump lawyer Giuliani says 'there's nothing wrong with taking information from Russians'

April 23, 2019 |

Trump lawyer Giuliani says 'there's nothing wrong with taking information from Russians'Defending President Trump’s campaign for its willingness to accept help from Russia in the 2016 presidential election, Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said there was “nothing wrong” with a campaign taking information from foreign sources.



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Syed’s Lawyer: We’re Taking This All the Way

April 20, 2019 |

Adnan Syed’s lawyer took a hit Friday but vowed to keep on fighting. C. Justin Brown tweeted that he will petition the US Supreme Court to take up the murder case chronicled in the popular Serial podcast and HBO documentary series, the Baltimore Sun reports. This after the Maryland Court…
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R. Kelly’s Lawyer Says Jussie Smollett Dismissal Makes Plea Bargain Unlikely

April 1, 2019 |

Jussie Smollett getting off scot-free is bad news for R. Kelly, because prosecutors might be itching for a big win … so worries the singer’s lawyer. Steven Greenberg tells TMZ … the outcome of Jussie’s criminal case in Cook County — in which…

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Deputy Detained ‘Suspect’ in Court. Except ‘Suspect’ Was a Lawyer

March 28, 2019 |

Rashad James tells the Baltimore Sun that what happened to him March 6 in a Harford County, Md., courthouse was “surreal.” But he has now gathered his wits and hired his own legal team, which is calling the incident an example of “lawyering while black.” Per NBC News , James, an…
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R. Kelly Had No Say Over Azriel’s Meeting with Family, Says Lawyer

March 25, 2019 |

A meeting between R. Kelly’s alleged “sex slave,” Azriel Clary, and her family wasn’t dictated by the singer himself, nor was it his fault the whole thing fell apart … so says his lawyer. Clary was supposed to meet with her family — for the first…

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