Latest Subpoenas News

Avenatti seeks trial delay amid effort to prove Nike claims

Aug. 22, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney Michael Avenatti hopes to show that charging Nike $25 million to probe corruption at the sportswear giant was a bargain rather than extortion, his lawyer told a judge Thursday. Avenatti was seated and quiet as attorney Scott Srebnick asked that a trial for his outspoken...

AP source: Prison staff members subpoenaed in Epstein probe

Aug. 22, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed up to 20 staff members at the jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself, amid mounting evidence that guards failed to keep watch on the financier as he awaited trial on charges of sexually abusing teenage girls, a person familiar with the investigation...

NRA wants a role when Oliver North meets state investigators

Aug. 16, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A National Rifle Association leader-turned-critic is meeting with New York investigators next week, and the NRA wants to be there.a New York's attorney general's office is questioning Oliver North on Tuesday as it probes whether the NRA broke laws governing its nonprofit status. The...

New York pursuing Sacklers' financial records in opioid case

Aug. 16, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

New York officials are demanding that banks and other companies with connections to the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma hand over financial records as the state tries to trace where money from opioid sales ended up. The state attorney general's office began issuing subpoenas this week as part of...

House subpoenas Lewandowski, ex-Trump aide in Trump probe

Aug. 15, 2019 2:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and a former White House aide as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump's conduct in office. The committee chairman, Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York, said his...

House subpoenas owner of message board tied to mass killings

Aug. 14, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key House committee has subpoenaed the owner of 8chan, an online message board favored by violent white nationalists including the man suspected of killing 22 people in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson and the panel's top Republican...

Newspaper shooting suspect's defense requests new subpoenas

Aug. 13, 2019 8:53 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the man charged with killing five Capital Gazette employees in Maryland have requested records about allegations of the shooter's harassing behavior at work and records from veterinary clinics where his cat was treated and euthanized. The Baltimore Sun reports...

Lawyer suing league relieves Saints from subpoena

Aug. 9, 2019 11:14 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana lawyer suing the NFL over the failure to call a crucial penalty in a January playoff game said Friday he won't force the New Orleans Saints to comply with a subpoena for records regarding the game. Antonio LeMon released a letter to team officials saying he and three fellow...

Bribe or donation? Parent's defense questions the difference

Aug. 9, 2019 11:12 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Robert Zangrillo is accused of paying $250,000 to get his daughter into college as a fake athlete. Prosecutors call it a bribe. But his lawyers say Zangrillo isn't much different from parents who make formal donations to try to give their children an advantage in the admissions process....

Ex-lawyer for death-row inmate testifies in meddling case

Aug. 8, 2019 10:18 AM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A former attorney for a Utah death-row inmate has testified that lawyers for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had asked him to call fewer church members to testify in his client's 2015 trial. The Standard-Examiner reports attorney Michael Bouwhuis told an Ogden court...