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Lawyer

A lawyer, according to Black's Law Dictionary, is "a person learned in the law; as an attorney, counsel or solicitor; a person licensed to practice law." Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge to solve specific individualized problems, or to advance the interests of those who retain (i.e., hire) lawyers to perform legal services.

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U.S. Fines GM for not Answering Recall Questions
GM Seeks U.S. Court Protection Against Ignition Lawsuits

By Reuters

General Motors Co (GM.N) filed a motion in a U.S. court to enforce a bar on lawsuits stemming from ignition defects in cars sold before its 2009 bankruptcy as it fights proposed class action litigation that seeks to set aside the restriction. (2:42 pm)

MORE TOPICS: GENERAL MOTORS, COURT, NEW YORK, BP PLC, OIL SPILL, LAWSUIT

Canadian Usher Gordon Stuckless Pleads Guilty to 100 Sex Abuse Charges

By IBTimes AU

Canadian usher Gordon Stuckless has pleaded guilty to 100 charges of sexual abuse which involves 18 victims. (1:24 pm)

A customer samples a glass of wine at Oinoscent wine bar in central Athens
U.S. Regulator OKs Powdered Alcohol; Available by Autumn 2015

By IBTimes AU

It would soon be easier to smuggle into dorms and even restaurants alcohol drinks without detection with the recent approval by the Alcohol and Tobacco tax and Trade Bureau of alcohol in powdered form. (Apr 22)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, JAPAN

Brazilian Tycoon Batista Investigated for Financial Crimes - Reports

By Reuters

Brazil´s federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering, Brazilian media reported on Friday. (Apr 19)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, INSIDER TRADING

Rajaratnam's Brother Loses Bid to Dismiss Insider Trading Charges

By Reuters

Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, on Friday lost a bid to dismiss some of the insider trading charges leveled against him last year. (Apr 19)

MORE TOPICS: RAJ RAJARATNAM, SEC, COURT, NEW YORK, INTEL, MANAGEMENT

The Goldman Sachs logo is displayed on a post above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
Ex-Goldman Sachs Director Gupta Starts Prison Term on 17 June

By Reuters

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta is expected to begin his two-year prison term on June 17 for insider trading. (Apr 18)

MORE TOPICS: RAJ RAJARATNAM, GOLDMAN SACHS, COURT, NEW YORK, SUPREME COURT, INSIDER TRADING

Pakistani Actress Meera
Pakistani Actress Meera’s Sex Video: Court Orders FIA to Investigate ‘Clip’

By IBTimes IN

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will now be investigating the controversial sex tape of Pakistani actress Meera and her husband Capt Naveed. A session court in Pakistan ordered FIA on Monday to investigate and file the case. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: PAKISTAN, COURT, INDIA

Bryan Singer
'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexually Abusing Teen: Is Lawsuit a Publicity Stunt?

By IBTimes IN

Bryan Singer, the director of the “Superman Returns” and “X-Men” films, has been accused of sexually assaulting an underage boy in 1999 and a lawsuit has been filed against the filmmaker in Hawaii. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: HOLLYWOOD, LAWSUIT

‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Season 6 Reunion Spoilers: What Happens in Episode 23, 24, 25; Details About Porsha Williams Arrest, Feud with Kenya Moore

By IBTimes AU

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” Season 6 is not over yet. You may have viewed its dramatic finale, but there is much more for “RHOA” fans to watch out for. Bravo’s most controversial and highly rated show is set to kick off its most exciting part next week. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: KENYA

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Heartbleed Bug: Canada Arrests Teen for Alleged Data Theft on Tax Agency

By IBTimes AU

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has arrested a 19-year-old Canadian in relation to the Heartbleed security breach. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, LONDON