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Family furore over Singapore founder’s will deepens

Dawn 24 Feb 2020
In her defence, her lawyers said Lee Kuan Yew was never her client and she was not instructed by him in relation to the will ... Her case will be referred to the Court of Three Judges, the highest disciplinary body to deal with lawyers’ misconduct, and she could face a fine, suspension or be disbarred as a lawyer, newspaper Straits Times reported....
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Lee family feud hots up

Hong Kong Standard 23 Feb 2020
In her defense, her lawyers said Lee Kuan Yew was never her client and she was not instructed by him over the will ... Her case will be referred to the Court of Three Judges, the highest disciplinary body to deal with lawyers' misconduct, and she could face a fine, suspension or be disbarred as a lawyer, the newspaper Straits Times reported....
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Family furor over Singapore founder’s will deepens

Taipei Times 23 Feb 2020
In her defense, her lawyers said Lee Kuan Yew was never her client and she was not instructed by him in relation to the will ... Her case will be referred to the Court of Three Judges, the highest disciplinary body to deal with lawyers’ misconduct, and she could face a fine, suspension or be disbarred, the Straits Times reported....
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Family furore over Singapore founder's will deepens after tribunal ruling

Yahoo Daily News 23 Feb 2020
In her defence, her lawyers said Lee Kuan Yew was never her client and she was not instructed by him in relation to the will ... Her case will be referred to the Court of Three Judges, the highest disciplinary body to deal with lawyers' misconduct, and she could face a fine, suspension or be disbarred as a lawyer, newspaper Straits Times reported....
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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....
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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....
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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 ... ....
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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....
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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 ... ....
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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 ......
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'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 ... ....
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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." ... ....
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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, ......
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