Former lawyer sent to jail

Lindsay Gribben. PHOTO/FILE

WCM Legal welcome jail sentence

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Struck-off Masterton lawyer Lindsay Boyd Gribben has been jailed for stealing just under $900,000 from clients.

Gribben, 67, pleaded guilty to nine charges of theft and fraud at the Ashburton District Court last Monday and was sentenced to prison

Voters get final word on a controversial sex education law

ARLINGTON — Courtney Normand and Mindie Wirth agree there’s value in teaching sex education in Washington’s public schools.

But the two Snohomish County mothers disagree sharply on a new state law mandating comprehensive sex education in every district’s curriculum in every grade, starting in kindergarten.

It’s propelled them into the

Immigration lawyer Richard Kurland’s world of intrigue

It’s not exactly the publicity most want these days, with polls showing nine in 10 Canadians don’t trust China’s authoritarian leaders and more than half want nothing to do with the telecom giant, Huawei.



George Furey, Richard Kurland, Victor Oh are posing for a picture: Vancouver immigration lawyer Richard Kurland has made more than 200 presentations in Ottawa, to politicians of all stripes. (Photo: Kurland receives a medal in the Canadian Senate in 2017)


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Vancouver immigration lawyer Richard Kurland has made more than 200 presentations

Labor Law: Accommodating disabled Americans in the workplace develops a more inclusive work environment | Business News

The EEOC stated that “employees with disabilities were repeatedly denied reasonable accommodations, including assistive devices, modified work schedules, and reassignment.”

Instead of engaging in the interactive process and discussing and providing accommodations, the EEOC claims the health care company forced employees to quit.

The EEOC also announced another case, this

CBI takes over investigation of Hathras rape case



CBI takes over investigation of Hathras rape case


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CBI takes over investigation of Hathras rape case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over the investigation of the Hathras alleged rape and murder case days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recommended the central agency’s probe in the case.

The 19-year-old Dalit woman

Lawmakers call for inquiry following Reuters investigation of a Chilean raspberry scam that dodged food safety controls from China to Canada

Raspberries are pictured during a harvest season at a local farm near Chillan, Chile March 13, 2020. Picture taken March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Saavedra

Following a year-long investigation, Reuters revealed this week a frozen fruit scam spanning from China to Chile and then on to consumers in Canada, leading

Rogue operation? Mattiello testifies mailer blindsided him, and his chief of staff and a State House lawyer say they can’t remember who OK’d it – News – providencejournal.com

WARWICK — House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello on Thursday recalled being incensed to learn that a mailer from a failed Republican candidate endorsing him was sent to voters just before Election Day during a tight race in 2016.

“I was angry at the mailer,” Mattiello testified. “I thought that it was