1256 ABA Journal Celebrities articles.
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
A federal judge in Santa Ana, California, has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that a man’s distinctive back tattoo was used without his permission in a sexual picture on an album cover by rapper Cardi B.
Dec 8, 2020 3:10 PM CST
Lawyer Tom Girardi and his celebrity wife, Erika Jayne of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
, are accused in a lawsuit of embezzling settlement money as they struggle to bolster their celebrity image of “obscene wealth.”
Dec 3, 2020 11:42 AM CST
The managing partner of the South Florida law firm Ford, Dean & Rotundo has been charged with asking a former NFL player to pay off his clients to change their testimony in a robbery case.
Nov 18, 2020 3:29 PM CST
Top Pennsylvania court rules against Trump campaign
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has reversed an appellate order that gave observers from the Trump campaign closer access to the ballot count in…
Nov 17, 2020 4:48 PM CST
Jeffrey Toobin is fired after Zoom incident
The New Yorker has fired legal journalist Jeffrey Toobin after he reportedly exposed himself on a Zoom call last month. Toobin has…
Nov 12, 2020 3:24 PM CST
Lawyer Peter Paterno started the jousting when he wrote a letter on behalf of the Doobie Brothers to actor Bill Murray and his golf apparel company.
Sep 28, 2020 2:45 PM CDT
Lawyer is charged in alleged $20M cryptocurrency scam
Lawyer Scott Hughes, 44, of Newport Beach, California, has been accused of helping launder at least $20 million in an alleged cryptocurrency…
Aug 19, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
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