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Making a Murderer lawyer Kathleen Zellner is true crime’s new star

Image copyright Netflix Making a Murderer is back picking up the stories of American convicts Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey. The 10-part documentary was one of Netflix’s biggest hits of 2015. It followed the case of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey, both convicted of murdering Teresa Halbach in 2005. Both men claim they are innocent and a campaign ...

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U.S. Justice official says lawyer vowed ‘personal attacks’ over AT&T deal

(Advisory: Note language in paragraph 5) FILE PHOTO: Smartphone with AT&T logo is seen in front of displayed Time Warner logo in this picture illustration taken June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department’s top antitrust lawyer said Time Warner’s general counsel threatened to “employ personal attacks” if the agency tried to ...

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U.S. pastor’s lawyer says new Turkish prosecution witnesses irrelevant to case

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – New prosecution witnesses expected to testify on Friday in the Turkish trial of a U.S. Christian pastor on terrorism charges lack relevance as their testimony will focus on incidents after Andrew Brunson’s arrest, his lawyer said. FILE PHOTO: Ismail Cem Halavurt, lawyer of the jailed pastor Andrew Brunson, talks to media outside the Aliaga Prison and Courthouse ...

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Argentine corruption scandal takes a toxic turn: Fernandez lawyer

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The scandal that started with a former Argentine official stashing cash in a convent and deepened when records of alleged bribe payments were published took new turn on Monday with accusations by a lawyer for former President Cristina Fernandez that a dressing room in her apartment might have been contaminated by a toxic substance. FILE PHOTO: ...

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Exclusive: U.S. Commerce’s Ross picks ZTE monitor after rejecting ‘Never Trump’ lawyer

(Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has appointed a former federal prosecutor to monitor China’s ZTE Corp (0763.HK) (000063.SZ) after people familiar with the matter said he rescinded an offer to a former U.S. official for signing a “Never Trump” letter before the 2016 presidential election, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross attends a cabinet meeting at the White House ...

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Ugandan lawmaker, whose arrest sparked protests, beaten in detention: lawyer

NAIROBI (Reuters) – A Ugandan lawmaker whose arrest sparked two days of anti-government demonstrations has been left unable to stand after being beaten while in detention, his lawyer said on Tuesday, citing relatives who visited him. The Ugandan government denied the assault accusation as “rubbish” and said the London-based lawyer should visit the detention facility to see for himself. The ...

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A lawyer at 61: Why it’s never too late to switch careers

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch: Bolt trains for first time with A-League club Usain Bolt vowed to “prove people wrong” as the champion sprinter trained for the first time with Australian football club Central Coast Mariners. As the eight-time Olympic champion trades his running shoes for football boots, we spoke to other people who have drastically ...

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Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen ‘strikes plea deal’

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has entered into a plea deal with US federal prosecutors in New York, US media report. Investigators are examining whether Mr Cohen committed bank or tax fraud or violated campaign finance laws. He had previously admitted to arranging hush money for a woman who claimed she had an ...

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