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Avenatti says evidence he's cash-strapped doesn't belong in Nike extortion trial

Yahoo Daily News 04 Jan 2020
prosecutors to present evidence at his criminal trial this month that his alleged financial straits, including an inability to pay child support, gave the celebrity lawyer a motive to extort Nike Inc. In a filing on Friday, lawyers for Avenatti said it would be "so prejudicial to Mr....

Fall TV report card: How the rookie network shows are faring

Cleveland 07 Dec 2019
CLEVELAND, Ohio — With the networks heading for the midseason point during the first week of January, it’s time to take stock of how their 17 fall rookies are faring ...Evil” (CBS) ... “Bless the Harts” (Fox) ... Law,” “NYPD Blue”) stars as Elijah Strait, a famous Memphis lawyer reconnecting with his estranged daughter, Sydney (Caitlin McGee), also a lawyer....

HK suspect issue reveals ‘demons’: Su

Taipei Times 25 Oct 2019
Chan has reportedly confessed to Hong Kong police that he killed his pregnant girlfriend, Poon Hiu-wing (潘曉穎), in February last year while visiting Taiwan, before returning to Hong Kong ... The premier was referring to lawyer C.V. Chen (陳長文), who was the first secretary-general of the Straits Exchange Foundation when it was founded in 1991 ... ....

NBC Passes on More ‘Bluff City Law': Jimmy Smits Drama Will End After Initial 10-Episode Run

The Wrap 18 Oct 2019
Bluff City Law” will not get a full-season pickup from NBC and will wrap up after its initial 10-episode order ... “Bluff City Law” starred Smits as Elijah Strait, the legendary defense lawyer from Tennessee who is well-known to all in the Memphis community....

TV’s Invisible White Man

The American Spectator 11 Oct 2019
Cable channel multiplication and alternate media alone cannot account for the steep drop in television interest, so clearly there are other root causes ... Monday ... Brilliant lawyer Sydney Strait joins her liberal lion father’s Memphis law firm in the belief that it’s her best chance to change the world (into Venezuela) ... SJW female lawyer protagonist ... ....

Bluff City Law Is Trying to Restore Your Faith in the Legal System

Fowler Tribune 24 Sep 2019
In the series premiere, which aired Monday, corporate lawyer Sydney Strait -- played by Caitlin McGee, who after a decade of guest spots and unsuccessful pilots is finally getting a starring role, which she handles with confidence -- leaves the "dark side" after her mother's ......

'Bluff City Law' and 'All Rise': TV Reviews

The Hollywood Reporter 23 Sep 2019
Justice is hard, but worth it!. Fortunately, viewers don't have to choose between CBS' All Rise, airing at 9 p.m ... Plan accordingly ... McGee plays Sydney Strait, a young Memphis attorney who turned her back on her famous civil rights advocate dad (Smits' Elijah Strait) to work as a cutthroat corporate lawyer ... You're conservative ... Oy ... ET/PT ... ....

Roush Review: 'Prodigal Son,' 'Bob ♥ Abishola,' 'All Rise,' 'Bluff City Law'

Cadillac News 23 Sep 2019
Or ... Kelley ... Otherwise, you're left with Jimmy Smits spewing platitudes as fabled civil-rights lawyer Elijah Strait, a local would-be Atticus Finch (albeit with personal flaws in his past) who woos his prickly corporate-law shark of a daughter, Sydney (dour Caitlin McGee), back into his small firm with lines like, "The world's running out of heroes." ... ....

Murder! Romance! Incest! Vigilantism! Ghosts! Sex! And, immigration! It’s all on TV this fall.

The Salt Lake Tribune 22 Sep 2019
5) • Jimmy Smits stars as Memphis lawyer Sydney Strait, who convinces his brilliant-but-difficult daughter, Sydney (Caitlin McGee), from whom he has been estranged for years, to return to his firm and fight for truth, justice and the American way ... Actual lawyers will, no doubt, ......

Broadcast networks' buffet: Feast on what's new this fall

The Advocate 22 Sep 2019
If you're tired of binging on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and the like, try doing it the old-fashioned way. Think ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW ... ABC. "mixed-ish," 8 p.m. Tuesdays ... Cast ... Estranged from her father for years, Memphis lawyer Sydney Strait returns to the family fold and her father's law firm after her philanthropist mother passes away unexpectedly....

A guide to 17 new fall shows on five networks: Fall TV preview 2019

Cleveland 22 Sep 2019
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Any batch of network fall shows that yields four or five promising newcomers is, by prime-time standards, a roaring success, at least in terms of effort ... Actually, make that characters ... Law,” “NYPD Blue”) stars as Elijah Strait, a famous Memphis lawyer reconnecting with his estranged daughter, Sydney (Caitlin McGee), also a lawyer ... ....

Can Jimmy Smits Make Legal Lightning Strike Twice?

Rotten Tomatoes 20 Sep 2019
Smits plays Elijah Strait, who reconnects with daughter Sydney (Caitlin McGee) after his wife/her mother’s funeral and convinces her to leave corporate law and join his firm to fight for the very people those companies hurt ... Sloane plays Jake Reilly, another lawyer at the Strait firm....

'Bluff City Law' star Caitlin McGee makes case for Memphis

Finger Lakes Times 19 Sep 2019
McGee plays Sydney Strait, a brilliant lawyer who once worked for her father's (Jimmy Smits) law firm that was famous in Memphis for taking on injustice ... If McGee runs into any problems, two lawyers from the Memphis area are serving as advisers on the series ... There is one element that a Memphis lawyer has that those from other cities would not....