Stories tagged: lawyers
Mon., July 17, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Whose side are you on? Separate lawyers defend Trump, aides
As the government’s Russia investigations heat up, a growing cast of lawyers is signing up to defend President Donald Trump and his associates. But the interests of those lawyers – …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
UI law school in Boise right on schedule
The University of Idaho College of Law’s efforts to begin a first-year law program in Boise have come to fruition, after the American Bar Association gave the plan its seal …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 5:13 p.m.
Volkswagen to pay $1B-plus to owners of cheating diesels
Volkswagen, the U.S. government and private lawyers have reached a deal for the automaker to spend just over $1 billion to compensate owners of about 600,000 diesel-powered cars that cheat …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 5:25 p.m.
Trump University says fraud case can’t be tried without witness
Donald Trump’s lawyers, true to the Republican’s bare-knuckles style, are arguing in a San Diego courtroom that a lawsuit claiming his defunct university was a fraud can’t go forward if …
Sun., Dec. 22, 2013
Attorney Carol Hunter brings expertise to end-of-life issues
Even as a student at Ferris High School, Carol Hunter knew she wanted to be a lawyer. But a decade later, she still wasn’t sure which field to focus on. …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2013
UI budget request calls for adding second-year law program in Boise
Idahoans pay a “hidden tax” on legal services because three-quarters of the state’s new lawyers have to study at more expensive out-of-state law schools, forcing them to charge more for …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2012, 8:42 a.m.
Tough choices for law schools amid jobs crisis
WASHINGTON — A few months after finishing college, Angela Achen sat in a hospital waiting room and took stock of her assets: A degree in art history, a knack for …
Tue., July 24, 2012
Getting help with legal costs
A first-of-its-kind program that pairs lawyers and law students to help middle-class families in need of legal work begins in Spokane this week. Dignitaries including Washington Supreme Court Justice Steven …
Sun., Nov. 14, 2010
Students, volunteers fill fraction of need for free legal aid
The sagging local economy has flooded local courts with people in financial trouble who can’t pay for what could help them most: an attorney to guide them. Only a few …
Wed., March 31, 2010
State Supreme Court disciplines 2 lawyers
One Spokane lawyer has been disbarred and another suspended from practicing law for three years by the Washington State Supreme Court for separate transgressions regarding their clients’ finances.
Tue., Jan. 27, 2009
Jailed man sues attorney
A man who spent seven months in jail falsely accused of child molestation is suing the former public defender who represented him. Felipe G. Vargas said his Grant County public …