Johnny Depp’s girlfriend Joelle Rich also Meghan Markle’s lawyer

She puts the “Suits” in lawsuits. Johnny Depp’s new girlfriend, Joelle Rich, was once attorney for Meghan Markle. The London-based lawyer represented Markle, 41, in the Duchess of Sussex’s case against Associated Newspapers, which owns the Daily Mail and the Mail on Sunday. Markle sued the British tabloid company in October 2019 after it published … Read more

Trump objects to DOJ’s proposed special master candidates

Former President Trump’s legal team on Monday filed a motion objecting to the special master candidates proposed last week by the Department of Justice to review the evidence seized from Mar-a-Lago. Driving the news: “There are specific reasons why those nominees are not preferred for service as Special Master in this case,” Trump’s lawyers wrote, … Read more

Legal experts applaud Amber Heard’s choice of new lawyers for Johnny Depp verdict appeal

Amber Heard has hired new lawyers as she appeals the $10 million verdict awarded to Johnny Depp in their defamation battle — a move experts said could be advantageous for the “Aquaman” actress. Heard, 36, has brought on David Axelrod and Jay Ward Brown, of national law firm Ballard Spahr, who successfully represented the New … Read more

Attorney Alex Murdaugh charged with murdering wife and son

Disgraced South Carolina legal scion Alex Murdaugh was charged this week with the double murder of his wife and son on their sprawling family farm last year. Murdaugh, 54 — a fourth-generation lawyer from a powerful legal family — was indicted Tuesday on two counts of murder and two counts of weapons possession in the … Read more

Feds say R. Kelly wasn’t placed on suicide watch as punishment

R. Kelly’s claims that he was placed on suicide watch at a Brooklyn jail as punishment for his rampant sex crimes were scoffed at by prosecutors. The “Ignition” singer was given the proper treatment at Metropolitan Detention Center after last week’s sentencing, according to court papers filed by federal prosecutors. The feds added that Kelly … Read more

Johnny Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez denies romance rumors

Johnny Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez slammed rumors of a romance with the actor as “unethical” and “sexist.” In a new interview, Vasquez — who shot to fame during the actor’s high-profile defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard — said she was disappointed people thought her interactions with Depp were in any way “inappropriate or unprofessional.” … Read more

Unvaxxed New Yorkers blast Adams’ exemptions for athletes

Regular New Yorkers who lost their jobs to the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate gave Mayor Adams a Bronx cheer Thursday over his decision to grant exemptions for pro athletes and star performers — but not for them. Unvaccinated Harlem resident Elissa Embree, 43, choked back tears while telling The Post how she was sent home … Read more