Here’s how Young Thug’s attorney is trying to get the rapper out of jail

Here’s how Young Thug’s attorney is trying to get the rapper out of jail

ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) – With jury selection set to resume July 10 in Young Thug’s massive RICO trial, attorney Brian Steel has been relentless in his efforts to, at least, get the rapper out of jail on bond and, at most, dismiss all of the organized crime-related charges against his client. Brian Steel is the Atlanta-based attorney heading up Jeffery Lamar Williams’ (that’s the rapper’s real name) defense. Young Thug has been in jail for more than a year awaiting trial on numerous RICO-related charges, and Steel has filed several motions (one of which is completely listed below) to free his client on bond.…

Impeached Texas attorney general’s business associate jailed on federal charges

Impeached Texas attorney general’s business associate jailed on federal charges

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The FBI on Thursday arrested a businessman at the center of the scandal that led to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s historic impeachment, a move that came amid new questions about the men’s dealings raised by financial records the Republican’s lawyers made public to try to clear him of allegations of bribery. Nate Paul, 36, was taken into custody by federal agents and booked into an Austin jail in the afternoon, according to Travis County Sheriff’s Office records. It was not immediately clear what charges led to his arrest, but the records show he was being held on a federal prisoner for a felony.…

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus announces m for Aboriginal legal services

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus announces $21m for Aboriginal legal services

Aboriginal legal services struggling to stay afloat amid a nationwide funding crisis have been handed a $21 million lifeline — but the head of one of those services says that is far from what is needed. Key points: The government is providing Aboriginal legal services additional support amid a nationwide funding shortfall It says it has recognized inflation is increasing the cost of providing frontline services NAAJA has welcomed the boost, but says clients and lawyers are still at risk Lawyers at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) in the NT are among the lowest paid in the country despite juggling “enormous” caseloads, NAAJA’s chief executive, John Paterson, says.…

Governor Josh Green, MD |  DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S KALEI GRANT HONORED AS GUEST OF SENATOR MAZIE HIRONO AT STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

Governor Josh Green, MD | DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S KALEI GRANT HONORED AS GUEST OF SENATOR MAZIE HIRONO AT STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S KALEI GRANT HONORED AS GUEST OF SENATOR MAZIE HIRONO AT STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS Posted on Feb 6, 2023 in Latest Department News, Newsroom HONOLULU, HI – US Senator Mazie K. Hirono has invited Kalei Grant, Assistant Coordinator of the Hawai’i Department of the Attorney General’s Missing Child Center Hawaii (MCCH), to be her guest at President Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address. Grant has served as the Assistant Coordinator at MCCH since 2018. Grant is a Native Hawaiian survivor of sex trafficking and an advocate leader in the movement to combat human trafficking in Hawaii.…

Attorneys, advocates seek stay of execution for Missouri man

Attorneys, advocates seek stay of execution for Missouri man

An attorney for Raheem Taylor is urging the US Supreme Court to halt a “constitutionally intolerable event” — the potential execution of an innocent man Tuesday evening. Taylor, 58, is scheduled to die at the state prison Bonne Terre, Missouri, for the killings of his live-in girlfriend and her three young children nearly two decades ago. Attorney Kent Gipson’s motion asks the Supreme Court to grant a stay of execution and appoint a special master to review Taylor’s innocence claim. A similar request to the Missouri Supreme Court was turned aside late Monday. The Midwest Innocence Project, the national NAACP and several Missouri civil rights and religious groups have also called for a stay of execution.…