Tag: Lawyer

PBS lawyer resigns after being caught in Veritas sting

NEW YORK – A lawyer for PBS resigned Tuesday after being caught describing President Donald Trump as “close to Hitler” in a right-wing sting operation. Michael Beller, a contracts lawyer in PBS’ general counsel office, was recorded offering political opinions in what appeared to be a barroom conversation with a woman. It was released Tuesday…

Kyle was a young, aspiring lawyer with loving parents, but ‘inside he was crumbling.’ Now his family sees the warning signs they missed

WARNING: This story contains sensitive subject matter, including suicide and self-harm, that could be triggering for some readers. He was 23. He spent the January afternoon filling out applications for graduate school. He had recently returned to his family’s home north of Toronto after a year teaching English in China. He had a driving test…

New and notable releases this week include an Indigenous answer to ‘Roughing it in the Bush’ and the tale of a lawyer who lost two clients to hanging

Ross Mackay, The Saga of a Brilliant Criminal Lawyer: And His Big Losses and Bigger Wins in Court by Jack Batten (Durvile Publications) This one’s been a labour of love for the Star’s mystery and crime fiction writer. And what an incredible story: as a very young, green lawyer, Mackay represented the last two people…