• “He Violated the Laws Up in the Heavens and Down”: Leading Washington Rabbi Charged As Peeping Tom In Ritual Mikva Baths

    “He Violated the Laws Up in the Heavens and Down”: Leading Washington Rabbi Charged As Peeping Tom In Ritual Mikva Baths 1, October 17, 2014 by jonathanturley The Washington Jewish community has been rocked by allegations against leading Rabbi Barry Freundel of the Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown.

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  • Sometimes, Video Doesn’t Matter

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    • Michael Phelps Faces Second Arrest for DUI

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    • New Maryland Criminal Laws In Effect

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      … A recent disciplinary decision from the Maryland Court of Appeals This attorney discipline matter concerns an attorney who accepted $2,500 from a client as a retainer for a divorce case, had no further communication with her client, performed no work on the matter, and apparently abandoned her Maryland law practice. The attorney, who did…

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    • Feds Announce Massive Baltimore Cocaine Bust

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    • U.S. Supreme Court Hands Another Win to Gay Marriage Activists

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    • A Whole Lot of Process Going On

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      1 readers - Divorce Field
    • Ebola Travel Ban: Legal Issues

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      4 readers - Ralph Behr/ South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog
    • Home Sweet Home

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      5 readers - Jonathan Turley
    • Do Nurses Who Catch Ebola Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

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