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UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018

Stormy Daniels seeking Trump’s answers under oath

Cranking up pressure on the president, porn actress Stormy Daniels wants Donald Trump to answer her attorney’s questions under oath about a pre-election payment aimed at keeping her quiet about …


UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018

Trump’s lawyer denies intimidating Stormy Daniels

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is challenging porn actress Stormy Daniels’ unsubstantiated charge that someone tied to Trump threatened her with physical harm if she went public with …


Porn actress’ lawyer demands Trump business retain documents

A lawyer for a porn actress who has said she had sex with President Donald Trump demanded Thursday that the Trump Organization preserve all of its records relating to the …


UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

John Dowd, lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe, leaves team

President Donald Trump’s lead lawyer in the special counsel’s Russia investigation has resigned amid a shake-up of the president’s team, an exit that removes the primary negotiator and legal strategist …


Lawyer: Hotel valet gave his $300,000 Ferrari to wrong man

The owner of a $300,000 Ferrari is suing Marriott International, saying a hotel valet gave his keys to a young man who was trying to impress a woman he just …


Egypt rights lawyer latest presidential hopeful to quit race

Egyptian presidential hopeful and rights lawyer Khaled Ali quit the race Wednesday, becoming the latest would-be candidate who either bowed out or was forced to abandon a challenge to the …


Bannon hires lawyer as he prepares for Russia-related congressional testimony

Former White House strategist Stephen Bannon has hired prominent Washington attorney William Burck to represent him as he prepares to testify to the House Intelligence Committee about his role in …


Trump lawyer sues BuzzFeed for publishing Russia dossier

The longtime personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has filed a defamation lawsuit against BuzzFeed for publishing an unverified dossier of allegations about Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017

U.S. writer is detained in Cameroon, meets with lawyer

A Cameroonian-American writer and university professor was detained in the Central African nation, but a colleague said Friday he was in good spirits after meeting with a lawyer.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017

Officials: Lawyer wanted for fraud captured in Honduras

A fugitive Kentucky lawyer who disappeared six months ago before facing a prison sentence for his central role in a massive Social Security fraud case has been captured in Honduras …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

Officials: Presidential hopeful arrives in Egypt from UAE

An Egyptian presidential hopeful living in the United Arab Emirates arrived in Cairo on Saturday, airport officials said, just days after he announced his plans to run for president in …


No lawyer for detained American accused of fighting with IS

The U.S. government acknowledged Thursday that it has detained an American citizen accused of fighting with the Islamic State for more than two months without fulfilling his request to see …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017

Trump’s re-election campaign paid his son’s Russia-probe law firm $238,000

President Donald Trump’s re-election committee paid almost $238,000 in the third quarter to the law firm representing Donald Trump Jr. in connection with ongoing investigations of Russian interference in the …


Attorney finds herself on a different side in Weinstein case

Celebrity attorney Lisa Bloom has built a career representing victims of sexual harassment and assault. Now she says she’s trying to “make a difference here on the other side” by …


Cliven Bundy loses bid to represent self in standoff trial

Nevada cattleman and state’s rights figure Cliven Bundy lost a courtroom bid to represent himself at his upcoming trial, after refusing Wednesday to recognize federal authority over grazing land at …


Tri-Cities defense attorney resigns amid misconduct claims

A Washington state criminal defense attorney has given up his law license after being accused of misconduct.


Trump nominates White House lawyer to important court seat

President Donald Trump has tapped one of his own White House attorneys for a judgeship on one of the most important federal appeals courts, opening the door for confirmation hearing …


Washington man convicted of 137 charges gets new trial

TUMWATER, Wash. – A Washington man who was sentenced to 76 years in prison after being convicted of 137 charges will be getting a new trial. The Olympian reported 38-year-old …


Idaho State Bar rebukes attorney over campaign accusations

The Idaho State Bar has reprimanded a former Twin Falls County prosecutor candidate for comments he made against a political opponent.


Kennewick lawyer accused of stealing $263,000 from clients

A Kennewick attorney has been charged with stealing nearly $263,000 in clients’ money instead of applying the payments toward their owed back taxes.


Trump travel ban personal for young Washington lawyer who led fight

Washington state Solicitor General Noah Purcell has argued before packed courtrooms, but those crowds paled in comparison to the millions who heard him argue against President Donald Trump’s travel ban …


With Roof as his own lawyer, sentencing to begin in slayings

After a judge ruled Monday that Dylann Roof is competent to represent himself, the same jury that last month unanimously found him guilty in the slayings of nine black parishioners …


Texas lawyer who lost all death penalty cases says he’s done

Texas lawyer Jerry Guerinot said he no longer represents people accused of capital murder after four decades of posting a perfect record.


Local lawyer dies in water skiing accident

Dan McGinnity, 43, died in a water skiing accident Thursday. Family and friends remember the Spokane patent lawyer.


State group disbars Liberty Lake attorney

Liberty Lake lawyer Greg Tichy was disbarred in January after the Washington State Bar Association alleged he stole money from clients and practiced law without a license. A complaint filed …


Spokane Gets Law And New Order Prosecutor Has Implemented Modern Managerial Concepts

Spokane County Prosecutor Jim Sweetser over the pages of his departments’s mission statement for various teams of attorneys. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review