Tag Archive: lawyering

Nov 29 2016

South Carolina Church Shooting Case Raises Question of Whether a Defendant Should Be Allowed to Represent Himself in a Death Penalty Case?

Against the advice of a federal judge, accused South Carolina church shooter Dylann Storm Roof will represent himself in a federal death penalty trial that began Monday. Roof filed a motion under seal Sunday to represent himself having also been found competent to stand trial. Federal District Court Judge Richard Gergel granted the motion moments …

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Oct 29 2016

Jared’s Ex-Wife Sues Subway for Not Telling Her He Was a Pedophile

Kathleen McLaughlin, the ex-wife of convicted Subway pitchman Jared Fogle filed a lawsuit Monday in Indiana State Court contending she would never have married Fogle if the company had reported his sexual interest in children. The suit alleges that Subway’s parent company was warned about Fogle’s behavior at least three times but did not report …

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Oct 09 2016

Death of a Champion

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson passed away today at the age of 50 and as result the City of NY – no, the United States of America – lost one of the greatest champions of the wrongfully convicted. Ken was a sharp, brilliant lawyer who went from the US Attorney’s Office to leading a successful …

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Sep 29 2016

Override of Veto on 9-11 Lawsuit Law Exposes US to Massive Litigation

This Congress is considered by pundits on both sides of the aisle as one of the worst and most ineffectual Congresses ever. They have not been able to pass a single piece of major legislation in years. So now they finally decide to act in a bipartisan manner and what do they accomplish? Overriding President …

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