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Another Woman Says Walker Paid for Her Abortion

Senate candidate denies account, blames Democrats

(Newser) - A woman came forward Wednesday to accuse Herschel Walker, the anti-abortion Republican running for US Senate in Georgia, of encouraging and paying for her 1993 abortion—an accusation that came just weeks after a former girlfriend said he did the same for her in 2009. Walker dismissed the newest allegation...

Weinstein Enters Plea in LA
Weinstein Enters Plea in LA

Weinstein Enters Plea in LA

Former movie mogul arraigned after being extradited from New York

(Newser) - After being taken across the country from his New York prison cell to a Los Angeles courtroom, Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 11 counts of sexual assault. New York state had turned Weinstein over to California authorities on Tuesday after he lost a court battle opposing extradition. The...

Gloria Allred: Cosby Has More Legal Trouble to Come

She can now move forward with civil suit

(Newser) - Bill Cosby is out of prison —but Gloria Allred, the attorney who represented dozens of his accusers, says he "is not home free" after having his sexual assault conviction overturned on a technicality. Allred said that while the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision is "devastating" for accusers...

Prince Andrew May Want to Avoid Setting Foot in US

Lawyer Gloria Allred warns he'll likely be subpoenaed if he does so

(Newser) - On the heels of US prosecutors' Monday revelation that Prince Andrew has "provided zero cooperation" in their Jeffrey Epstein investigation despite repeated requests to his lawyers, lawyers for Epstein's accusers are speaking out. Lisa Bloom, who represents five of them, told the BBC , "I'm glad that...

Calif. Teachers Waste No Time Suing Delta Over Fuel Dump

4 of them say they were exposed to 'overwhelming' fumes when troubled plane shed fuel over school

(Newser) - Four teachers from a Los Angeles-area school sued Delta Air Lines on Friday, saying they were exposed to jet fuel when a plane with engine trouble dumped its fuel over a densely populated area, including several schools, while making an emergency return to the airport. The teachers described the fuel...

Weinstein's Lawyers Take Aim at Gloria Allred, Unsuccessfully

They wanted her barred from the courtroom

(Newser) - A second day of jury selection in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial wrapped up Wednesday with 30 people invited back next week for additional questioning. In all, 66 prospective jurors have advanced to the next stage in what is expected to be a lengthy selection process. During that process, prospective...

Lawyer to British Royal: Your Name Was Used as Bait

Gloria Allred writes striking letter to Prince Andrew

(Newser) - Dear Prince Andrew: Your name was used in an attempt to lure a 15-year-old girl to a sex fiend's Caribbean hideaway. That's the upshot of a letter written to the British royal by a Jeffrey Epstein accuser's lawyer, the New York Post reports. "Your Royal Highness,...

Jane Fonda Just Made It In. So Did Sonia Sotomayor

Check out who else is about to be inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame

(Newser) - Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda, and attorney Gloria Allred are being inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. They're among 10 members of the Class of 2019, announced Friday, per the AP . The other honorees include civil rights activist Angela Davis; Native American lawyer...

Women: We Went to R. Kelly Concert, Ended Up Victims

Latresa Scaff, Rochelle Washington say they were minors when he made sexual advances

(Newser) - Latresa Scaff and Rochelle Washington said "many people" knew the then-teens were with R. Kelly one night more than two decades ago. The women, who were about 16 and 15, had gone to an R. Kelly/LL Cool J concert in Baltimore in 1995 or 1996, and say that while...

Pageant Co-Founder Accused of Making Racist Remarks

4 Mrs. America contestants want an apology from David Marmel

(Newser) - Four contestants in this year's Mrs. America pageant want CEO and co-founder David Marmel to apologize for racially charged comments he allegedly made at a party before the competition. The women say Marmel, who is white, joined a table with four black contestants and told them "black women...

Walmart Sued Over Display of Black Beauty Products

Essie Grundy says she felt like a 'criminal' while shopping in California store

(Newser) - Gloria Allred has a new client: a mom of five who's suing Walmart for racial discrimination over beauty products she says were kept under lock and key. Essie Grundy, who appeared with Allred at a news conference Friday, says she was shopping at a Walmart in Perris, Calif., on...

Another Woman Accuses Roy Moore of Sexual Assault

Beverly Young Nelson says she was just 16 when Moore attacked her

(Newser) - Just hours after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore to "step aside" in Alabama's special election, another woman accused Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager. At a press conference Monday with attorney Gloria Allred, Beverly Young Nelson said...

Gloria Allred's Endless Fight for the Victims of Male Entitlement
Inside the 'Creative
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Gloria Allred

Inside the 'Creative Lawyering' of Gloria Allred

One of US' most famous lawyers continues the fight for victims of male entitlement

(Newser) - Gloria Allred has been accused of winning important victories for victims of harassment while simultaneously cheapening harassment as a concept. She's represented female farmworkers, female prisoners, a woman sexually abused by priests, and female marines. But she's also fought for Octomom, two of Tiger Woods' former mistresses, and...

New Polanski Accuser Comes Forward

She says director sexually assaulted her as minor

(Newser) - Another woman has accused director Roman Polanski of sexually assaulting her when she was a minor—and her lawyer says she hopes more victims will come forward. The 59-year-old woman, who gave her name only as Robin, says Polanski abused her in 1973, when she was 16 years old, the...

Tables Turned on Allred in $1M Fraud Suit

Now celebrity lawyer is the one being sued, by former client

(Newser) - Usually on the side that's doing the accusing , Gloria Allred has just been slammed with a lawsuit from an ex-client alleging she's the guilty party. Per LawNewz , TV weatherman Kyle Hunter, who hired the celebrity lawyer to represent him in his claim that CBS discriminated against him in...

Alleged Sexual Assault Victim Sues Trump for Defamation

Summer Zervos is a former 'The Apprentice' contestant

(Newser) - During the election, eleven women accused Donald Trump of inappropriate touching or kissing, the Washington Post reports. Now one of them has sued him. According to NBC News , Summer Zervos filed a defamation lawsuit against the president-elect on Tuesday. Zervos, a former contestant on The Apprentice, claims Trump kissed her...

Accuser: Cosby Gave Me Spiked Drink in Gucci Shoe

'A princess should always drink champagne out of a glass slipper,' he allegedly said

(Newser) - Three more women are accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault and harassment, and the details are among the most graphic yet. "It is my turn to take the empty chair," an emotional Linda Ridgeway Whitedeer said at a press conference yesterday in Gloria Allred's office, referring to...

Cosby May Soon Face Grilling by Gloria Allred

He may give new deposition after Calif. Supreme Court allows civil suit to proceed

(Newser) - A civil suit against Bill Cosby is now all systems go after California's Supreme Court rejected the comedian's request to review the case, NBC News reports. What this means in the short term: the lawyer for the woman who's suing Cosby for allegedly sexually assaulting her in...

Cosby Accuser: Damning Testimony a 'Positive Step'

Alleged victims say unsealed papers support their claims of sex assault

(Newser) - A lawyer for a woman who says Bill Cosby drugged and assaulted her when she was 19 says the unsealing of portions of his 2005 testimony is a "significant and positive step." Therese Serignese went public with the allegations last November. She says Cosby assaulted her after a...

Bill Cosby Tweets for First Time in Weeks

Thanks supporters as new accusers emerge

(Newser) - Bill Cosby has been pretty quiet since rape accusations against him started becoming big news, but this week tweets appeared on his Twitter feed for the first time since Nov. 17. "Thank you @WhoopiGoldberg," he tweeted Tuesday, following that up yesterday with "Thank you @MissJillScott, from the...

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