Imprisoned Saudi Activist and Other Rights Defenders Seek Justice in 2021
By Mandeep TiwanaNEW YORK, Jan 19 2021 (IPS) Two events generated significant interest and global solidarity in the final days of December 2020. A court in Saudi Arabia handed down a five years and eight months sentence to activist Loujain Al-Hathloul for publicly supporting women’s right to drive. Nicholas Opiyo, Ugandan human rights lawyer and defender of persecuted members of the LGBTQI community and political opponents of the president was arbitrarily detained on trumped up charges of ‘money laundering.’ Nicholas Opiyo was granted bail on 30 December following an outpouring of global support for his a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mandeep Tiwana Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Crime & Justice Democracy Economy & Trade Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour LGBTQ Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Parler CEO John Matze says platform will welcome users 'back soon' in new status update
Parler's lawyer, David Groesbeck, argued during a hearing on Thursday that the company would suffer irreparable harm if it was forced to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Josh Hawley ’s Florida fundraiser canceled by Loews Hotels after liberal lawyer posts flyer online
A planned February fundraiser in Florida for U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley was canceled Saturday as hotel chain Loews Hotels decided to pull out... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acting secretary of defense orders NSA chief to install Trump loyalist as agency's general counsel
Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller is trying to install a Trump loyalist, Michael Ellis, as the top lawyer at the National... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawrenceville, Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Unapproved Drugs and Smuggling of Goods
FDA OCI, George Kuiper, Lawrenceville GA, conspiracy, unapproved drugs, distribution, unlawful smuggling, internet pharmacy, various websites, prescription drugs, Schedule IV controlled substance, foreign sources, modafinil, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 15, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Horned, shirtless Capitol rioter wants pardon from Trump
Jacob Chansley’s lawyer sent out a press release Thursday asking the president to “pardon those of his peaceful followers who accepted... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Beaumont Employees and Medical Device Distributor Charged with Wire Fraud for a Scheme to Steal Medical Devices
FDA OCI, Paul Purdy, Beavercreek OH, Valdet Seferovic, Auburn Hills MI, Zafar Khan, Fenton MI, wire fraud, medical devices, steal, medical supplies, Beaumont Hospital, cystoscopes, contaminated, ophthalmoscopes, otoscopes, internet, sold, Wholesale Medical& Surgical Suppliers of America, indictmen (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 15, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Virginia gang killer executed by U.S. despite Covid infection
Corey Johnson's lawyers argued that the lethal injection would cause excruciating pain due to lung damage from his recent Covid-19 infection. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen to pen forward for impeachment book
President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has written a foreword to a bound edition of materials regarding Trump’s second... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Q & A: China Accused of Intimidating, Detaining Citizens Critical of COVID-19 Linked Abuses
Social distancing in a Macau Hospital waiting room. Human Rights Watch has expressed concern about human rights abuses being carried out under the guise of COVID-19 public health lockdowns in China. Photo by Macau Photo Agency on UnsplashBy Alison KentishUNITED NATIONS, Jan 14 2021 (IPS) China must end its campaign against individuals seeking redress for COVID-19 linked abuses and the human rights lawyers and activists who help them, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said as reports ranging from allegedly trapping them inside their homes, to chaining alleged lock-down violators to metal posts emerge. This comes as the World Hea...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations China COVID-19 Source Type: news

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy reach divorce settlement: lawyers
Mary-Kate Olsen and estranged husband Olivier Sarkozy have reached a settlement in their divorce, their lawyers said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PBS top lawyer says gov should build 'enlightenment camps and remove children from Trump supporting homes
(Natural News) This is what the leftists, along with those that support their agenda, think about Americans. It’s in their own words. Believe them when they say it. (Article by Sara Carter republished from SaraACarter.com) “Americans are so f.ing dumb,” said PBS Principal Counsel Michael Beller, who was chatting with one of Project Veritas‘ undercover self-described guerilla journalists.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: Fla. lawyer in tobacco cases dies from COVID-19
Florida attorney Fred Levin, who won a major legal battle against the tobacco industry in the 1990s, has died several days after contracting the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Florida Medical Doctor Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Falsify Clinical Trial Data
FDA OCI, Yvelice Villaman Bencosme, Miami FL, guilty, plea, wire fraud, primary investigator, Unlimited Medical Research, UM Research, asthma medication, children, Lisett Raventos, study coordinator, fabricated data, fabricated subjects, safety, efficacy, testing, consumer protection, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 12, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Lawyer for Florida man seen at Capitol riot with Pelosi ’s lectern says photo a problem: ‘I’m not a magician’
The lawyer for a Florida man pictured last week inside the U.S. Capitol carrying the lectern of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as rioters... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden Pressured To Keep Lawyer Defending Big Oil Off Solicitor General Shortlist
Activists say David Frederick's work for Royal Dutch Shell should disqualify him from being the next administration's lead attorney for Supreme Court cases. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Dominion Voting Sues Former Trump Lawyer, Seeking $1.3 Billion In Damages
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Birmingham Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy for Making Unapproved Drug Products in His Kitchen and Warehouse
FDA OCI, Patrick Bishop, Birmingham AL, guilty plea, unapproved drug, prescription drug, marketing selling, cancer, treatment, adulterated, misbranded, peptide, PNC-27, China, Immuno Cellular Restoration, Hope4Cancer, suppositories, California, Mexico, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 8, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Politics live updates: Dominion sues lawyer Sidney Powell for $1.3 billion
“I wish he would just do what Nixon did and that's step down,” former Secretary of State Colin Powell said in an interview on NBC. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump asking aides and lawyers about self-pardon power
President Donald Trump has been asking aides and lawyers, including White House counsel Pat Cipollone, about his self-pardon power,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hong Kong Police Arrest 53, Including U.S. Citizen, in Massive National Security Law Sweep
Police arrested lawyer John Clancey, a U.S. citizen whose law firm has handled hundreds of protest cases (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lin Wood's Twitter Suspended, Pro-Trump Lawyer Talks of 'Coup' on Parler
The Twitter account of Wood's Fightback organisation, which its website says was established to "defeat the evil forces of the left,"... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former client sues lawyer convicted of massive fraud scheme
An eastern Kentucky attorney who admitted to defrauding the government of more than $600 million is being sued by a former client (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

U.S. lawyer among 53 arrested in huge crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy figures
53 individuals were arrested and stand accused of involvement in a plot to bring about the "mutual destruction" of Hong Kong and mainland China. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

American lawyer arrested by Hong Kong police in national security crackdown
Police in Hong Kong arrested an American lawyer under the city's national security law on Wednesday, a source at his law firm told... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump lawyer Sekulow: President's request to Pence is unconstitutional - Business Insider
Sekulow's defection is particularly noteworthy given his long history of backing Trump's legal efforts. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pro-Trump Lawyer Lin Wood's Claims Against Mike Pence Prompt Calls for FBI, Secret Service Scrutiny
The attorney said Pence should be arrested for treason, claiming he would confess to the "theft of the election" if he faced a firing squad. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pence asks judge to reject Gohmert lawsuit asking the VP to interfere in the Electoral College count
Vice President Mike Pence's lawyers asked a federal judge Thursday to reject a request from Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas that attempts to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese journalist jailed for 4 years for speaking the truth about coronavirus pandemic
(Natural News) When the coronavirus crisis emerged in Wuhan, journalists were on the scene reporting on the crisis as hospitals overflowed with patients and authorities tried to manage the situation. Shanghai lawyer Zhang Zhan was one of those on hand who filmed the crowded hospitals, empty streets and a top-security lab that was carrying out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pence refused to sign on to plan to overturn election, lawyers say
Lawyers representing Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) and Arizona’s 11 GOP electors disclosed in a court filing Tuesday that Vice President... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green Beret charged in mass shooting that left three dead may have PTSD, lawyer says
The lawyer said a pre-trial services report suggested he may suffer from memory loss as well. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Geraldo Rivera said Trump acting like 'entitled frat boy' since election - Business Insider
Rivera also took aim at conservative attorney Sidney Powell, calling her a "pathetic lawyer" who is "working to destroy the legacy of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pro-Trump Lawyer Calls for Georgia Runoffs Boycott, Hints at Arresting Loeffler, Perdue
Lin Wood shared a plan to boycott Georgia's upcoming Senate runoff race, and hinted at arresting GOP Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shia LaBeouf seeking 'long-term inpatient treatment,' lawyer says
The actor was recently caught in headlines when his ex-girlfriend FKA Twigs accused him of abuse in a lawsuit. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dominion Voting lawyers warn Trump attorney Giuliani of litigation over alleged smear campaign, report says
Dominion Voting has pushed back hard against claims by President Trump and others that Joe Biden won the election because of fraud... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Owner of Texas Sport Supplement Company Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Distribution of Steroid-like Drugs
FDA OCI, Brett Becker, Concord MI, Accelerated Genetix, guilty plea, unapproved new drug, supplement, Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator, SARM, Ostarine, Ligandrol, synthetic, testosterone, anabolic steroids, liver toxicity, heart attack, stroke, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - December 23, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Feds Sue Walmart Over Role in Opioid Crisis
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ANNE D’INNOCENZIO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday, accusing it of fueling the nation’s opioid crisis by pressuring its pharmacies to fill even potentially suspicious prescriptions for the powerful painkillers. The civil complaint filed points to the role Walmart’s pharmacies may have played in the crisis by filling opioid prescriptions and Walmart’s own responsibility for the allegedly illegal distribution of controlled substances to the pharmacies at the height of the opioid crisis. Walmart operates more than 5,000...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Medicine Source Type: news

Feds Sue Walmart Over Role in Opioid Crisis
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ANNE D’INNOCENZIO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday, accusing it of fueling the nation’s opioid crisis by pressuring its pharmacies to fill even potentially suspicious prescriptions for the powerful painkillers. The civil complaint filed points to the role Walmart’s pharmacies may have played in the crisis by filling opioid prescriptions and Walmart’s own responsibility for the allegedly illegal distribution of controlled substances to the pharmacies at the height of the opioid crisis. Walmart operates more than 5,000...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Medicine Source Type: news

Feds Sue Walmart Over Role in Opioid Crisis
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ANNE D’INNOCENZIO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday, accusing it of fueling the nation’s opioid crisis by pressuring its pharmacies to fill even potentially suspicious prescriptions for the powerful painkillers. The civil complaint filed points to the role Walmart’s pharmacies may have played in the crisis by filling opioid prescriptions and Walmart’s own responsibility for the allegedly illegal distribution of controlled substances to the pharmacies at the height of the opioid crisis. Walmart operates more than 5,000...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Medicine Source Type: news

Feds Sue Walmart Over Role in Opioid Crisis
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ANNE D’INNOCENZIO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday, accusing it of fueling the nation’s opioid crisis by pressuring its pharmacies to fill even potentially suspicious prescriptions for the powerful painkillers. The civil complaint filed points to the role Walmart’s pharmacies may have played in the crisis by filling opioid prescriptions and Walmart’s own responsibility for the allegedly illegal distribution of controlled substances to the pharmacies at the height of the opioid crisis. Walmart operates more than 5,000...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Medicine Source Type: news

Feds Sue Walmart Over Role in Opioid Crisis
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ANNE D’INNOCENZIO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday, accusing it of fueling the nation’s opioid crisis by pressuring its pharmacies to fill even potentially suspicious prescriptions for the powerful painkillers. The civil complaint filed points to the role Walmart’s pharmacies may have played in the crisis by filling opioid prescriptions and Walmart’s own responsibility for the allegedly illegal distribution of controlled substances to the pharmacies at the height of the opioid crisis. Walmart operates more than 5,000...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Medicine Source Type: news

Feds Sue Walmart Over Role in Opioid Crisis
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ANNE D’INNOCENZIO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday, accusing it of fueling the nation’s opioid crisis by pressuring its pharmacies to fill even potentially suspicious prescriptions for the powerful painkillers. The civil complaint filed points to the role Walmart’s pharmacies may have played in the crisis by filling opioid prescriptions and Walmart’s own responsibility for the allegedly illegal distribution of controlled substances to the pharmacies at the height of the opioid crisis. Walmart operates more than 5,000...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Medicine Source Type: news

Newsmax, OAN, Trump campaign sued by voting systems worker who says false claims led to death threats
Lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell were named in the suit, which claims Trump's campaign and others made baseless claims about... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ansonia (CT) Orders Probe of EMS Chief after ‘No Confidence’ Vote
Peter Yankowski Connecticut Post, Bridgeport (MCT) Dec. 22—ANSONIA — The city has hired an outside lawyer to investigate allegations against the top-ranking member of its emergency medical services department. The investigation is in response to a letter city officials say they received Friday, claiming members of the Ansonia Rescue and Medical Services held a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Chief Jared Heon. The seven-page letter included the signatures of more than two dozen EMTs and a supervisor, and was addressed to Mayor David Cassetti and the Board of Aldermen. In the letter, ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Connecticut EMS Source Type: news

Ansonia (CT) Orders Probe of EMS Chief after ‘No Confidence’ Vote
Peter Yankowski Connecticut Post, Bridgeport (MCT) Dec. 22—ANSONIA — The city has hired an outside lawyer to investigate allegations against the top-ranking member of its emergency medical services department. The investigation is in response to a letter city officials say they received Friday, claiming members of the Ansonia Rescue and Medical Services held a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Chief Jared Heon. The seven-page letter included the signatures of more than two dozen EMTs and a supervisor, and was addressed to Mayor David Cassetti and the Board of Aldermen. In the letter, ...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Connecticut EMS Source Type: news

Ansonia (CT) Orders Probe of EMS Chief after ‘No Confidence’ Vote
Peter Yankowski Connecticut Post, Bridgeport (MCT) Dec. 22—ANSONIA — The city has hired an outside lawyer to investigate allegations against the top-ranking member of its emergency medical services department. The investigation is in response to a letter city officials say they received Friday, claiming members of the Ansonia Rescue and Medical Services held a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Chief Jared Heon. The seven-page letter included the signatures of more than two dozen EMTs and a supervisor, and was addressed to Mayor David Cassetti and the Board of Aldermen. In the letter, ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Connecticut EMS Source Type: news

Ansonia (CT) Orders Probe of EMS Chief after ‘ No Confidence ’ Vote
Peter Yankowski Connecticut Post, Bridgeport (MCT) Dec. 22—ANSONIA — The city has hired an outside lawyer to investigate allegations against the top-ranking member of its emergency medical services department. The investigation is in response to a letter city officials say they received Friday, claiming members of the Ansonia Rescue and Medical Services held a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Chief Jared Heon. The seven-page letter included the signatures of more than two dozen EMTs and a supervisor, and was addressed to Mayor David Cassetti and the Board of Aldermen. In the letter, ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Connecticut EMS Source Type: news

Ansonia (CT) Orders Probe of EMS Chief after ‘No Confidence’ Vote
Peter Yankowski Connecticut Post, Bridgeport (MCT) Dec. 22—ANSONIA — The city has hired an outside lawyer to investigate allegations against the top-ranking member of its emergency medical services department. The investigation is in response to a letter city officials say they received Friday, claiming members of the Ansonia Rescue and Medical Services held a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Chief Jared Heon. The seven-page letter included the signatures of more than two dozen EMTs and a supervisor, and was addressed to Mayor David Cassetti and the Board of Aldermen. In the letter, ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Connecticut EMS Source Type: news

Ansonia (CT) Orders Probe of EMS Chief after ‘No Confidence’ Vote
Peter Yankowski Connecticut Post, Bridgeport (MCT) Dec. 22—ANSONIA — The city has hired an outside lawyer to investigate allegations against the top-ranking member of its emergency medical services department. The investigation is in response to a letter city officials say they received Friday, claiming members of the Ansonia Rescue and Medical Services held a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Chief Jared Heon. The seven-page letter included the signatures of more than two dozen EMTs and a supervisor, and was addressed to Mayor David Cassetti and the Board of Aldermen. In the letter, ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Connecticut EMS Source Type: news

I Don ’t Feel Safe Returning to Work During the Pandemic. What Should I Do?
Welcome to COVID Questions, TIME’s advice column. We’re trying to make living through the pandemic a little easier, with expert-backed answers to your toughest coronavirus-related dilemmas. While we can’t and don’t offer medical or legal advice—those questions should go to your doctor or lawyer—we hope this column will help you sort through this stressful and confusing time. Got a question? Write to us at covidquestions@time.com. Today, Robert from Virginia asks: I work as a front desk receptionist. Our corporate office ordered that all offices nationwide have at least one person return ...
Source: TIME: Health - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID Questions COVID-19 Source Type: news