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Three Boies Schiller Partners Splinter Off To Create New Litigation Boutique

Boutique founders Mark Heise, Luis Suarez and Patricia Melville said they could not pass up the opportunity to create something that is their own.(L-R)  Mark Heise, Patricia Melville and Luiz Suarez 


Three Boies Schiller Flexner partners based out of Miami — Mark Heise, Luis Suarez, and Patricia Melville — have left the firm to create their own litigation boutique: Coral Gables-based Heise Suarez Melville.

Carlos Ghosn Claims 'Plot' by Nissan's Ex-Chief Legal Officer and Latham & Watkins

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The ousted Nissan chairman, who escaped from Japanese authorities last week, held a press conference Tuesday in Lebanon in which he lashed out at several Nissan executives, including former chief legal officer Hari Nada, as well as the Latham & Watkins law firm.Carlos Ghosn, former chief executive officer of Nissan Motor Co.

'Hope, Heartbreak and Hollywood Classics': Harvey Weinstein's trial reading

FILE PHOTO: An unidentified man holds books as he escorts film producer Harvey Weinstein to his car during the first day of his sexual assault trial at Criminal Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.REUTERS/Eduardo MunozAs jury selection kicked off this week, Weinstein, 67, brought two books to court: “The Brothers Mankiewicz: Hope, Heartbreak and Hollywood Classics” and what appeared to be a vintage edition of Ken Follett’s historic novel “The Pillars of the Earth.

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Lawyers for woman in Cyprus rape case prepare appeal request



Teenager convicted of lying about being gang-raped returns to UK vowing to clear her name





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'A defining moment': teenager's fight for justice galvanises Cypriot feminists



Island has been a backwater for women’s rights, but Briton’s case has brought women’s rights activism out of the shadows





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The Guardian view on attitudes to rape: from Ayia Napa to Manchester






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The Guardian view on attitudes to rape: from Ayia Napa to Manchester









Cyprus rape case: British teenager returning home






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Cyprus rape case: British teenager returning home










The Cyprus rape case is a chilling reminder of the price women pay for speaking up

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The Cyprus rape case is a chilling reminder of the price women pay for speaking up







What legal challenges does UK teenager in Cyprus rape case face?Published: 3:26 PM



What legal challenges does UK teenager in Cyprus rape case face?

Judge cleared of assaulting hunt saboteurs vows to complain to DPP | Law

Mark Davies, 67, chairman of Barlow Hunt, damns conduct of Derbyshire police and CPS















































File photograph of the 2009 Boxing Day hunt near Barlow in Derbyshire.The district judge Andrew Davison accepted his claims he had acted in self-defence to protect himself and his wife, saying: “Although there was a clearly aggressive reaction to Mr Robinson, Mr Davies did not seek in any shape or form to assault Mr Robinson while he was on top of him.

Former Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein joins the law firm King & Spalding

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, best known for his decision to appoint Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to probe links between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, has joined the law firm King & Spalding as a partner, the firm announced on Wednesday.FILE PHOTO: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during his farewell ceremony at the U.

Helen McCourt's killer to be freed as minister's appeal rejected | UK news

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Ian Simms, the murderer of Helen McCourt, is due to be released from prison after the Parole Board rejected an appeal by the justice secretary to rethink its decision to free him.The Parole Board approved Simms’ application for release in November, prompting criticism from Buckland, who called the decision “irrational”.

Trump administration casts doubt on women's rights amendment push

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday said it was too late to renew the effort to push through a decades-old proposed amendment to the U.FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a sign calling for an equal rights amendment (ERA) during in the Third Annual Women's March at Freedom Plaza in Washington, U.

Investigation after prisoner found dead in cell at Belmarsh | UK news

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A remand prisoner has been found dead in his cell at HMP Belmarsh after a dispute over whether he should have been classified as disabled.The family said the autopsy had still not been carried out and they had been told they would only be able to see his face afterwards.

The Guardian view on attitudes to rape: from Ayia Napa to Manchester | Editorial | Opinion

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Women rights activists in Paralimni, Cyprus, rally in support of a British teenager accused of falsely claiming she was raped by Israeli tourists.They live not only with the fear of sexual assault, and an almost automatic vigilance, but with the fear of what might happen to them after such an attack.

U.S. SEC proposes governance changes for stock market data feeds

Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011.The SEC voted to issue for public comment a staff proposal to create new rules governing public data feeds that it said would also improve transparency and address inefficiencies in the collection and dissemination of the data.

Occidental Petroleum slashing jobs 'significantly' in cost-cutting move

FILE PHOTO: The logo for Occidental Petroleum is displayed on a screen on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.REUTERS/Brendan McDermidThe company has already “significantly” cut staff through a voluntary program, spokeswoman Melissa Schoeb said in an email.

Will having a lead female defense attorney help Harvey Weinstein? The jury is out

FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein and his attorney Donna Rotunno arrive at New York State Supreme Court for a hearing on hiring of new lawyers in his rape case in New York, U.“In a case where multiple women will be taking the stand to testify, it’s a different dynamic when you have a female involved in the defense,” Rotunno told Reuters.

Dozens excused from Weinstein jury as lawyers seek judge's removal

Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York Criminal Court for his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.Since 2017, more than 80 women, including many famous actresses, have accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct dating back decades.