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Police officers found liable for excessive force in SWAT raid

January 27, 2018
This week, the city of Lakewood and its police chief announced their intentions to appeal a $15 million verdict awarded last summer to the family of Leonard Thomas, a thirty-year-old, unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a SWAT team sniper during a stand-off at his home. As horrific as it is anytime […]

Will Mueller Interview Trump?

January 21, 2018
Transcript: Brooke: More breaking news we’re following today, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says it is time to subpoena former Trump campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and to enforce the subpoena of the former White House Chief Strategist, Steve Bannon. I’m talking about Congressman Adam Schiff. He wants to compel both of these […]

Travel Ban Order Challenged in Court

January 21, 2018
Transcript: Interviewer: Bringing in CNN Political Analyst and New York Times Deputy Culture Editor, Patrick Healy. CNN Legal Analyst and Criminal Defense Attorney, Danny Cevallos. CNN Political Commentator and Senior Columnist for The Daily Beast, Matt Lewis. And Criminal Defense Attorney and Constitutional Attorney, Page Pate. Wow. This is some panel, beautiful. All right, let&#82…

RICO conspiracy charges against Mongols Motorcycle Club in Tennessee may be too broad

January 19, 2018
This week, federal prosecutors in the Middle District of Tennessee in Nashville announced they have indicted over twelve members and associates of the Clarksville Chapter of the Mongols Motorcycle Club, a motorcycle club with membership across the country. The indictment is extensive, and perhaps overly broad. There are 54 counts that include a wide variety […]

Our firm helps secure $10.5 million whistleblower settlement over unpaid customs duties

January 17, 2018
Yesterday, the Department of Justice announced that they had reached a settlement with Bassett Mirror Company over allegations our firm raised in a whistleblower lawsuit that the company had avoided paying millions of dollars in customs duties for wooden bedroom furniture it imported from China. Bassett was not the only company to avoid payment of […]

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