1263 ABA Journal Celebrities articles.
Legal Services Corp. could receive largest funding increase under new legislation
The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations approved on Thursday funding legislation that includes $600 million for the Legal…
Jul 16, 2021 4:40 PM CDT
Judge requires vaccine as condition of probation
Judge Richard Frye of Franklin County, Ohio, is requiring some criminal defendants to get the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of probation. None…
Jul 6, 2021 4:25 PM CDT
Actor and comedian Bill Cosby was freed from prison after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned his sexual assault conviction Wednesday.
Jun 30, 2021 12:33 PM CDT
A New Jersey appeals court has overturned a $1.1 million verdict against the record label for rapper Fetty Wap partly because the plaintiff’s lawyer asked jurors to put themselves in his client’s shoes when awarding damages.
Apr 27, 2021 3:06 PM CDT
Lawyer and influencer Emily D. Baker thinks YouTube is a great place to teach people how the law works.
Apr 26, 2021 9:41 AM CDT
Lawmaker says he’s ‘Christian, not an attorney’
A Florida lawmaker says he was just joking when he said told a Jewish colleague that he was a “Christian, not an attorney.”…
Mar 11, 2021 4:50 PM CST
Los Angeles trial lawyer Tom Girardi, the husband of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
star Erika Jayne, was frequently accused of wrongdoing in lawsuits, yet he never faced disciplinary charges by the State Bar of California.
Mar 8, 2021 10:40 AM CST
Perkins Coie associate Zachary Newkirk will appear in Jeopardy!
’s tournament of champions later this year after winning six games.
Feb 5, 2021 2:13 PM CST
A federal judge who sentenced a Clarksville, Tennessee, man to life in prison in a drug trafficking case greeted him in person after then-President Donald Trump commuted the sentence in January.
Feb 4, 2021 12:12 PM CST
The New Jersey Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a bank robber because the prosecutor used a photo of actor Jack Nicholson’s “Here’s Johnny” moment in the 1980 movie The Shining
during closing arguments.
Jan 21, 2021 2:16 PM CST
In 1987, Judge Judith Sheindlin of New York County Family Court terminated a couple’s parental rights to their two young children. The mother had shown no interest in raising them. Their father had been incarcerated for several years, and his release was many more away.
Jan 7, 2021 9:54 AM CST
Google is hit with third antitrust lawsuit
Google is facing a third lawsuit that alleges anti-competitive conduct. The new suit—filed Thursday by 35 states, along with Puerto Rico, Guam and…
Dec 17, 2020 4:51 PM CST
Global Tel Link is one of the biggest players in the prison telecommunications industry that connects calls between jail and prison inmates and the outside world. GTL is how Drakeo the Ruler was able to lay down the vocal tracks for his mixtape while he was being held in the Los Angeles County Men’s Central Jail pending retrial.
Dec 16, 2020 2:17 PM CST
“Son, if you want to be a trial lawyer, you never give up acting.” Those were the words of advice given to me by legendary Alabama trial lawyer Frank Burge when I successfully interviewed for my first job right out of law school.
Dec 10, 2020 3:23 PM CST
A federal judge in Los Angeles has axed several claims in a lawsuit filed by actress Rose McGowan against two well-known lawyers and Harvey Weinstein, the former producer she accused of rape.
Dec 10, 2020 10:09 AM CST
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