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WALTER SCOTT'S Personality Parade

Omaha World-Herald 15 Sep 2019
WALTER SCOTT ASKS... JIMMY SMITS. The Emmy-winning L.A. Law actor, 64, is once again playing a legal eagle in NBC's new Bluff City Law (Sept. 23). The series is about a celebrated Memphis law firm headed by Elijah Strait (Smits), who persuades his estranged lawyer daughter, Sydney (Caitlin McGee), to rejoin his practice after a tragedy ... L.A ... Law reboot ... ....

Forever 21 bankruptcy? Expert says chain could close hundreds of stores

Penn Live 13 Sep 2019
READ MORE ... Reports emerged in August that difficult financial straits might push the Los Angeles-based store into a bankruptcy filing. Patrick Collins, a lawyer at the firm Farrell Fritz who focuses on bankruptcy and restructuring, said a bankruptcy filing would likely presage a significant shrinkage of the retailer’s footprint ... ....

'Bluff City Law' local premiere

WPXI 12 Sep 2019
Get ready for NBC's newest show "Bluff City Law." ... 10 ... Although the show doesn't premiere for another week, Pittsburgh fans are anxiously looking forward to more episodes ... Especially Mondays." ... Sydney Strait and her father, Elijah, are two lawyers whose relationship took a turn for the worse....

Fall TV 2019: Familiar faces in new places

The Mercury News 09 Sep 2019
Smits plays Elijah Strait, an esteemed Memphis lawyer who, after the death of his wife, hopes to reconnect with his estranged — and resentful — daughter (Caitlin McGee) by asking her to join his firm ... us.” — On playing a lawyer again after all these years....

Detained Ukrainian sailors waiting for flight from Moscow -lawyer

Reuters 07 Sep 2019
All 24 Ukrainian sailors detained in the Kerch Strait last year are waiting for a flight from Moscow's Vnukovo airport, their lawyer Nikolai Polozov told 112 TV on Saturday ... ....

Russia and Ukraine Exchange Dozens of Prisoners, Aiming to Defuse Tensions

New York Times 07 Sep 2019
Two dozen Ukrainian sailors detained by Russia in the Kerch Strait last year are among those being returned — as is the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, his lawyer said ... ....

Prepared to meet Zakir Naik in court: Malaysian minister M Kulasegaran

Yahoo Daily News 19 Aug 2019
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Aug 17 (ANI) ... He should advise his lawyers to file proceedings, if he is serious, as I am steadfast in fighting this matter, come what may," The New Straits Times quoted Kulasegaran as saying ... (ANI). ....

Moscow Court Upholds Extension Of Pretrial Detention For Six Of 24 Ukrainian Sailors

Radio Free Europe 16 Aug 2019
A court in Moscow has upheld a lower court's decision to extend pretrial detention for six of the 24 Ukrainian sailors detained by Russian forces along with their three naval vessels in November near the Kerch Strait, which links the Black Sea and Sea of Azov ... The Kerch Strait is the sole passage from the Black Sea to the Sea of Azov....

NBC Orders Additional Scripts for ‘Bluff City Law’ Ahead of Premiere

The Wrap 08 Aug 2019
Smits is set to play Elijah Strait, the legendary defense lawyer from Tennessee who is well-known to all in the Memphis community ... According to NBC, “Bluff City Law” follows lawyer Sydney Strait (McGee), who after a falling out with her father is suddenly thrust back ......

2019-20 TV season pilot watch, the rankings: NBC

The Daily Californian 03 Aug 2019
2019-20 TV season pilot watch, the rankings. NBC Alexander Hong/Senior Staff ... So here’s a look, from best to worst, of NBC’s upcoming shows ... “Coming from a famous Memphis family known for taking on injustice, brilliant lawyer Sydney Strait used to work at her father Elijah’s celebrated law firm until their tumultuous relationship got in the way....

Malaysia’s former king divorces Russian ex-beauty queen

The News International 25 Jul 2019
Lawyer Koh told Singapore’s Straits Times newspaper there was “no objective evidence as yet as to the biological father of the child” ... Lawyer Koh told Singapore’s Straits Times newspaper there was “no objective evidence as yet as to the biological father of the child”....

Malaysia's Ex-King Muhammad V Divorces Former Miss Moscow Rihana Oxana Gorbatenko by Triple Talaq

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jul 2019
Malaysia's former king has divorced a Russian ex-beauty queen just months after news of their wedding emerged and he abdicated in a first for the country, his lawyer said ... Lawyer Koh told Singapore's Straits Times newspaper there was "no objective evidence as yet as to the biological father of the child"....

'Jet ski fugitive' seeks deal with WA prosecutors on getaway plan charges

Sydney Morning Herald 24 Jul 2019
Lawyers for a British man who crossed the Torres Strait on a jet ski trying to flee an inevitable jail term in Western Australia for supplying drugs are in talks with prosecutors over his remaining charges .......

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