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Charges Dropped Against Conservative Speaker After UConn Altercation

Charges Dropped Against Conservative Speaker After UConn Altercation

The woman who took the papers, Catherine Gregory, has now been charged

- NBC 10 Philadelphia
Lucian Wintrich was arrested after grabbing a woman who grabbed his notes of a lecturn during a speech at the University of Connecticut. He was charged with misdemeanor breach of peace, which the state agreed to drop at his arraignment. He spoke with his attorney Norman Pattis outside court.
Charges have been dropped against a conservative commentator who grabbed a woman after she took a copy of his speech at the University of Connecticut titled "It's OK To Be White." The woman who...

Gateway Pundit Writer Will Not Face Charge in UConn Scuffle

Gateway Pundit Writer Will Not Face Charge in UConn Scuffle

- The New York Times
Prosecutors have dropped the breach of peace charge against Lucian Wintrich, the conservative pundit who grabbed a woman after she took papers from his podium during an appearance last month at the University of Connecticut, his lawyer said on Monday.
“The state realizes that my client was in fact the victim of a theft,” Norm Pattis, who represents Mr. Wintrich, said in a phone interview.
Mr. Wintrich, who writes for The Gateway Pundit, was arrested on Nov. 28 after...

State Drops Case Against Lucian Wintrich, White House Correspondent For Gateway Pundit, In UConn Tussle

State Drops Case Against Lucian Wintrich, White House Correspondent For Gateway Pundit, In UConn Tussle

- Hartford Courant
The state on Monday dropped the breach of peace case against Lucian Wintrich, a White House correspondent for conservative website Gateway Pundit, in connection with a tussle at a speech he was to deliver at UConn last month.
Wintrich was at Superior Court in Rockville, but did not appear before a judge. His lawyer, Norm Pattis, met with Tolland State’s Attorney Matthew Gedansky. Later, Pattis said the state recognized Wintrich was retrieving notes that were stolen from him when the...

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Call Me, Harvey. I’ll Defend You – Millionaire Madam Lawyer, Norm Pattis, Offers a Different Opinion

Call Me, Harvey. I’ll Defend You – Millionaire Madam Lawyer, Norm Pattis, Offers a Different Opinion

- Haute Lifestyle
Not since Meg Ryan’s fake orgasm sitting across a diner’s table from Billy Crystal in “When Harry Met Sally”  have we seen such disingenuous huffing and puffing about sex from Hollywood.
The starlets are atwitter with allegations of being groped, and worse, by Harvey Weinstein, a man who launched more starlets than, well, forgive me, the Big Bang.
Really, people. Hollywood sells sex. We buy the fantasy. People get obscenely rich in the process. Is it any...

Could Harvey Weinstein be criminally prosecuted?

Could Harvey Weinstein be criminally prosecuted?

- The Telegraph
Harvey Weinstein could face criminal prosecution for sexual assault as the New York Police Department confirmed that it was investigating.
"Based on information referenced in published news reports the NYPD is conducting a review to determine if there are any additional complaints relating to the Harvey Weinstein matter," said J. Peter Donald, a spokesman for the NYPD.
"No filed complaints have been identified as of this time and as always, the NYPD encourages anyone who may have...

Harvey Weinstein Could Be Criminally Charged Over 2004 Rape Claim – But Probably Won’t Be

Harvey Weinstein Could Be Criminally Charged Over 2004 Rape Claim – But Probably Won’t Be

Criminal defense attorney tells TheWrap that mogul’s accuser would have “a lot of explaining to do”

- The Wrap
Harvey Weinstein could face criminal charges over accusations made by at least one of the women who accused the disgraced mogul of rape in a New Yorker story published on Tuesday. But it would be an uphill climb for the prosecution.
According to Connecticut criminal-defense attorney Norman Pattis, the conduct that former aspiring actress Lucia Evans described — being forced to perform oral sex on Weinstein in a 2004 meeting at Miramax’s Manhattan headquarters — would...

Boonville inmates find inspiration in community service

Boonville inmates find inspiration in community service

- Missourian
A man in a prison uniform stood on a podium Sunday morning at Nelson Memorial United Methodist Church and spoke to a group of church members and nine inmates from the Boonville Correctional Center.
"For the first time in a long time, I felt love," Nino Esparza said of the week he spent in the Prison Fellowship program. "Please, please, don’t give up on us. We need you."
He stepped down from the platform to a standing ovation, hugs and pats on the back.
Soon after his...

Bitcoin Investors, Beware: The IRS Is Coming for Your Vast Riches

Bitcoin Investors, Beware: The IRS Is Coming for Your Vast Riches

- The Street
Uncle Sam has Bitcoin traders on the radar these days, as the cryptocurrency passes $4,300 in late August trading.
With more assets pouring into digital currencies, the federal government, via the Internal Revenue Service, is looking to get its fair share from Bitcoin -- a cut that the IRS doesn't believe it's been getting until now.
That could change, and fast, as the IRS is using a software program that monitors Bitcoin-based digital addresses, in a campaign to identify...

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