Asylum seekers who sheltered Snowden in Hong Kong at risk of being deported, lawyer warns – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostThe Sri Lankan asylum seekers who sheltered the American whistle-blower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong might be at risk of detention and deportation as their lawyer was … Read More

Raymond Felton says gun arrest ‘is not a distraction to this team,’ will play for … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsFor Raymond Felton, it’s a case of “Had gun, will travel.” Felton was back practicing with the Knicks on Wednesday, one day after he was released on … Read More

Report: Former Seattle Seahawks CB Brandon Browner to sue NFL next week – Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner will sue the NFL next week in order to challenge his indefinite drug suspension from the league, Browner’s lawyer and agent … Read More

Detention hearing postponed for San Francisco startup founder accused of … – San Jose Mercury News

Detention hearing postponed for San Francisco startup founder accused of …San Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO – A startup founder who is accused of defrauding an investor of $210,000 appeared briefly … Read More

2011 Super Bowl lawsuit over falling ice and snow going to trial – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsThe lawsuit of a 2011 Super Bowl worker injured by ice and snow falling from AT&T Stadium is scheduled to finally go to trial in Dallas County this … Read More

Bill Stepien, a former campaign manager for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsA lawyer for Bill Stepien, the former campaign manager for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, wrote to an attorney for the state Legislature’s Select Committee on Investigation, … Read More

Jazz musician arrested after Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death wants rehab for his … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe jazz player charged with heroin possession after the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman should go to rehab over prison, his lawyer argued Tuesday. Robert Vineberg’s attorney … Read More

Ravens RB Rice Arrested Then Released

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his fiancé were involved in an altercation at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, NJ late Saturday night. The Baltimore Sun broke the story … Read More

George Zimmerman wants to become a lawyer to stop ‘miscarriage of justice.’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJustice may be blind, but, fear not — George Zimmerman is going to show it the way. Zimmerman — who has been a confounding lightning rod of … Read More

Chevron Ecuador: Steve Donziger Gained $25 Million From Gaming, Phone Sex Entrepreneur

Chevron Ecuador Lawsuit plaintiff’s lawyer Steven Donziger might claim to be fighting for the indigenous poor of Ecuador, but he’s gotten rich from it in the process. Moreover, his money … Read More

Egypt court adjourns Mursi trial over protester deaths – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – A Cairo court on Saturday adjourned the trial which sees Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Mursi accused of inciting the killing of protesters, while dozens of supporters of … Read More

Christie Knew About Lane Closings, Ex-Port Authority Official Says – New York Times

New York TimesIn a letter released by his lawyer, the former official, David Wildstein, a high school friend of Mr. Christie’s who was appointed with the governor’s blessing at the … Read More

Kercher murder: Sollecito found near Austria border – BBC News

BBC NewsItalian police have found Raffaele Sollecito near the Austrian border after a court reinstated his guilty verdict for the murder of Briton Meredith Kercher in 2007. Sollecito’s passport was … Read More

Chinese activist Xu Zhiyong gets four-year jail sentence – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldRIghts crusader counts the cost of activism. Beijing: China has sentenced prominent human rights advocate Xu Zhiyong to four years in jail in the country’s most high-profile prosecution … Read More

Jury Rules in Favor of Courtney Love in ‘Twibel’ Case – ABC News

ABC NewsThe jury in the Courtney Love “Twibel” case ruled in favor of the singer late Friday, with a verdict saying the plaintiff did not prove that Love knowingly made … Read More

Jury sides with Love over ex-lawyer tweet – The Spokesman Review

The Spokesman ReviewA Twitter posting by Courtney Love suggesting that one of her attorneys had been “bought off” wasn’t defamatory, a jury decided Friday. The verdict came after roughly three … Read More

New Christie Attack Dog Attorney No Friend to Ecuador’s Indigenous Peoples – Huffington Post

New Christie Attack Dog Attorney No Friend to Ecuador’s Indigenous PeoplesHuffington PostIrate over the film, which depicts Fajardo and U.S. plaintiff lawyer Steven Donziger in a favorable light, Chevron claimed … Read More

Pakistan: Musharraf advised to move to US hospital – USA TODAY

USA TODAYISLAMABAD (AP) — A lawyer for Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf who is on trial for high treason said Thursday his client needs to go to the U.S. for … Read More

Chris Brown Rejects Plea Deal In DC Assault Case –

MTV.comChris Brown was back in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday for a hearing in his assault case from October. During the proceeding, prosecutors offered the singer a plea deal in which … Read More

Veronica Mars Trailer Unveiled: Watch Kristen Bell Back in Action – People Magazine

People MagazineThe official trailer for the Veronica Mars movie has debuted, drumming up buzz for the upcoming big-screen version of the hit TV series headlined by Kristen Bell. Bell, who … Read More

Facebook Sued For Allegedly Using Your Private Messages To Trigger Ads – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleAn Arkansas lawyer and political blogger has sued Facebook for allegedly using data from private messages to target ads. Matt Campbell, author of the left-leaning muckraking site the … Read More

De Blasio Names City’s Top Lawyer, Appearing to Signal a Further Shift in Policy – New York Times

New York TimesMayor-elect Bill de Blasio on Sunday named his choice to be New York City’s chief lawyer, appointing the man who as the United States attorney in Brooklyn oversaw … Read More

Jahi McMath: New York facility is ‘last hope’ for girl declared brain dead … – (blog) (blog)The family of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl declared brain dead after complications from routine tonsil surgery, said Saturday a hospital in New York may be able to accept … Read More

Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland”

In this Oakland News, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan doesn’t know this until now, but as of this writing she’s about to be deposed in a lawsuit where the person who … Read More

Thousands gather in Soweto to celebrate Mandela – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSOWETO, South Africa – Thousands of South Africans came to this storied township on Sunday to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela with loud, raucous parades and festivities outside … Read More

Recovering Amanda Bynes is ‘looking at colleges’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAmanda Bynes seems to finally be moving forward. The troubled star “has completed her inpatient rehabilitation and she’s feeling better every day,” her mother’s lawyer, Tamar Arminak tells … Read More

Decision on Jameis Winston case to come Thursday – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFlorida State star quarterback Jameis Winston will learn Thursday whether he will be charged with sexual battery in the alleged rape of a fellow student. State Attorney Willie Meggs, … Read More

Chevron Ecuador: Joseph Kohn Describes Steven Donziger’s Actions As Fraud

On November 4th, Joseph Kohn, the name partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Kohn, Swift & Graf, came to the New York U.S. District Court where the RICO case … Read More