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Brookdale student's portrayal as 'wolf' deprived her of fair trial, lawyer says
FREEHOLD - Was it fair for an assistant prosecutor to refer to Brookdale Community College honors student Raquel Garajau as an animal in her argument to convince a jury to convict the Tinton Falls woman of felony murder? Garajau's attorney, in papers ...
Kavanaugh's lawyer defends him over 'Renate' references in high school yearbook: report
“I think Brett must have me confused with someone else, because I never kissed him,” she said through her lawyer. Kavanaugh defended his high school behavior in a Fox News interview Monday. “People might have had too many beers on occasion and ...
Lawyer for second Kavanaugh accuser says Republicans refuse to talk
An attorney representing a second woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says Republicans on the decisive Senate Judiciary Committee have thwarted her efforts to testify ahead of its vote on the ...
Kavanaugh accuser's lawyer: Sexual misconduct allegations must be investigated by FBI
A lawyer for the second woman who publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct said Tuesday night that the FBI must investigate the accusations of his client, Deborah Ramirez. John Clune, speaking to CNN's Anderson ...
This DC lawyer is suing his former girlfriend for the return of a $100000 engagement ring
“The bigger the ring, the bigger the problem,” said Michael Stutman, managing partner at Stutman, Stutman & Lichtenstein in New York and past president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New York. Family law varies from state to state, but ...
Lawyer busted for allegedly bribing witness to lie for his client
A Queens defense lawyer convinced his client's accomplice to lie on the stand and take the entire blame for a mistaken ID murder — in exchange for a boost to his prison credibility, officials said Tuesday. Lawyer John Scarpa, 65, was secretly recorded ...
Fyre Festival Organizer's Lawyer Claims 'Mental Illness' in New Court Letter
Randall Jackson, the lawyer of Billy McFarland, organizer of the failed Fyre Festival venture, filed a letter claiming that his client suffers from “mental illness.” Jackson wrote a letter to U.S. District Judge Naomi Buchwald describing how McFarland ...
Lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford working for free: report
Attorney Michael Bromwich, one of the high-powered lawyers representing the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, is working for her for free, the Washington Examiner reported. Bromwich over the weekend joined ...
Lawyer: Firing of officer who killed neighbor is premature
During a conference call with Jean's parents and their lawyers on Sunday, Hall reported she intended to fire Guyger and explained the delay in the action, according to the family's attorneys in their statement. Days before the firing, Hall said in a ...