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Lippman, State Justice Institute nomination stirs allegations of 9/11 donation fraud cover-up, estate looting, political cronyism (NY)

An interesting post at Expose Corrupt Courts features the following letter: Every U.S. Senator will be greeted this morning with an urgent request to vote against President Obama’s nominee for the national organization The State Justice Institute. The communication, along with various related newspaper articles was sent, via facsimile, to all D.C. and local state Keep Reading…


Jail for Texas lawyer charged with funds misuse

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A South Texas lawyer arrested on another drunken driving count has been jailed pending trial on charges she embezzled from her grandmother. Michelle Lorenz Valicek faces trial Sept. 10 on 16 felony counts of misapplication of fiduciary property and theft. Valicek allegedly spent more than $500,000 of an inheritance meant for Keep Reading…


Harms of ‘attorney driven’ litigation shown in CLA, estate-planning class action lawsuit (TX)

In 2009 Estate of Denial® posted an article that detailed a class action suit being heard in a Texas federal court against a group of companies selling living trusts.  Among the allegations, the companies were described as “masquerading as qualified financial advisers, estate planners, lawyers, and paralegals” to “exploit and prey” upon senior citizens with Keep Reading…


Sealing Sonnier’s will appears to breach court procedures, attorney says (TX)

The process of sealing slain physician Joseph Albert Sonnier III’s will earlier this summer appears to violate a blanket provision in the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure prohibiting sealing any court orders and opinions. Don Richards, an attorney for the Avalanche-Journal, said the order is one of several documents that should have remained available for Keep Reading…


Panel issues public warning against judge who beat daughter (TX)

BROWNSVILLE – The Aransas County family law judge seen beating his then-teenaged daughter in a YouTube video has been issued a “public warning” by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, a serious ruling that stops short of recommending removal from the bench. Judge William Adams has been on paid leave since November, when daughter Hillary Keep Reading…

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