High profile lawyer Monferrier Dorval shot dead in Haiti

Angelena Iglesia

A high-profile lawyer, constitutional scholar and head of the Port-au-Prince bar was gunned down Friday night in Haiti. Just hours before, he called for “another kind of country, another state” during a radio interview in which he addressed several controversial topics including constitutional reform, elections and the breakdown of Haitian […]

Ojibwa lawyer seeks $55M in damages from law firm

Angelena Iglesia

An Ojibwa lawyer claims she lost her confidence and her livelihood after being replaced on the Indian day school class-action lawsuit. Joan Jack, originally of Berens River First Nation in Manitoba, makes the allegations in a statement of claim filed Sept. 10 against Canada and international law firm Gowling WLG. […]

Lawyer for Republicans argues that Johnson County auditor didn’t have discretion to disobey state directive regarding absentee ballot forms

Angelena Iglesia

IOWA CITY — A lawyer, arguing for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee, said Johnson County Auditor Travis Weipert didn’t have discretion to send out prefilled absentee ballot request forms for the Nov. 3 general election. The prefilled forms — also mailed in Linn and Woodbury […]

A lawyer for alleged victims of Robert Hadden, a former New York gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients for 2 decades says the case is ‘just getting started’

Angelena Iglesia

© AP Photo/John Minchillo Robert Hadden, right, is released on bail, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in New York. Former New York gynecologist Hadden, accused of sexually abusing more than two dozen patients, including the wife of former presidential candidate Andrew Yang, was charged with six counts of inducing others to […]

Donziger’s Ex-Atty Hires Lawyer To Fight Trial Role

Angelena Iglesia

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Questions after lawyer crashes SUV owned by DA’s office

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Updated 11:46 am PDT, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 TAYLORTOWN, La. (AP) — A private attorney who crashed a sport utility vehicle belonging to a northwest Louisiana prosecutor’s office didn’t tell deputies how it ended up submerged in a bayou or why he left the scene of the accident. KTBS-TV reports that […]