Inventor, attorney sentenced to prison, owe $2 million for tax evasion

Inventor, attorney sentenced to prison, owe $2 million for tax evasion
Headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Andrew KellyInventor underreported proceeds from patent infringement settlementsMoney was hidden in lawyer's trust account(Reuters) - A Dallas federal judge has sentenced an inventor and his attorney to 18 and six months in prison, respectively, for having engaged in a tax-evasion scheme to shield income from his… Read More

U.S. Attorney General defends backing Trump claim in defamation case

U.S. Attorney General defends backing Trump claim in defamation case
Attorney General Merrick Garland testifies before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 9, 2021. Susan Walsh/Pool via REUTERSU.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday defended a decision by the Justice Department to continue to defend Donald Trump against a lawsuit… Read More

Attorney to turn over evidence in Deshaun Watson case

Attorney to turn over evidence in Deshaun Watson case
FILE PHOTO: Jan 3, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) warms up before a game against the Tennessee Titans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY SportsThe attorney representing the women who allege Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson acted inappropriately or sexually assaulted them said he plans to turn over evidence… Read More

Key quotes from U.S. attorney general nominee Garland on criminal justice policies

Key quotes from U.S. attorney general nominee Garland on criminal justice policies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland told his Senate confirmation hearing on Monday he would work to protect the Justice Department from political interference. Here are some quotes from the hearingAttorney General nominee Merrick Garland testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Washington, DC, U.S., February 22, 2021. Drew… Read More

Biden’s attorney general nominee Garland vows to prioritize civil rights

Biden’s attorney general nominee Garland vows to prioritize civil rights
(Reuters) - President Joe Biden’s attorney general nominee Merrick Garland will tell the Senate on Monday he plans to prioritize civil rights and combat domestic terror if confirmed as the top U.S. justice official, according to remarks released on Saturday.FILE PHOTO: Judge Merrick Garland, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be U.S. Attorney General, speaks… Read More