US attorney for Texas charged in Trump’s Russia probe

Prosecutors in Texas have charged a U.S. attorney with a felony charge of lying to Congress about whether he advised President Donald Trump on how to deal with Russian interference in the 2016 election.The Justice Department said in a news release Tuesday that Assistant U.N. Ambassador Mark W. Wigdor was charged with three counts of

Small Business Lawyer Salary: $76,000

By Alex WroblewskiAssociated Press writerStaff writerAssociated Press WriterTULSA, Okla.(AP) A Tulsa, Oklahoma, lawyer who earned $76.5 million in total compensation in 2018 was fired Wednesday by a judge who found the city failed to show a reasonable cause to fire her.Lawyer Lisa S. Osterman filed a grievance against the city on Tuesday, saying city officials

Legal battle over Canada’s deportation plan intensifies

Canada has agreed to release hundreds of undocumented immigrants with criminal convictions who will be eligible for a “voluntary return home” to Canada.But only a handful will actually be allowed to move to the United States.Canada has been trying to repatriate some of the convicted criminals since it first took them into custody in 2015,

How to spot the ‘wrongfully convicted’ in your neighborhood

A new study by a group of law professors at the University of Toronto found that people who have been wrongly convicted of crimes tend to have higher levels of prejudice against the accused and a lack of sympathy for victims.“The more [people] have experienced wrongful convictions, the more negative attitudes they have towards people