By Austin Considine, NY Times, March 24, 2020
It’s not often you’re with a guy who’s been shot nine times — and gone on to become a famous rapper and actor — and his story isn’t automatically the wildest in the room.
Still, it happened in February, when Curtis Jackson, better known as 50 Cent, came together for a joint interview with the lawyer Isaac Wright Jr. Only three decades earlier, Wright had been charged with being a drug kingpin, convicted on false ...
Prosecutors haven't provided a motive or murder weapon yet in the case of a 2017 drive-by shooting in Passaic that killed Hansel Castillo.
Instead, as testimony continued on Tuesday, they cited a Facebook page and a distinctive pair of pants as two key piece of evidence against defendant Chrstian Reynoso.
The city police detective who led the investigation, Ray Rodriguez, took the witness stand and testified that investigators received an anonymous tip days after the May 15, 2017 shooting on Federal Street that led ...
A judge on Wednesday ordered a young woman from Rahway accused of fatally stabbing her mother to be released on home detention.
Malika Jones, 22, is charged with first-degree murder and two weapons offenses for allegedly killing her mother during a Feb. 16 argument about going back to school.
The 57-year-old victim, Inell Jones, was found dead with a single stab wound to her upper left chest at their East Albert Street home, authorities said.
But Malika Jones’ attorney painted a much different picture of his client ...
This remarkable story of Isaac Wright, Jr., is the subject of a drama series on ABC-TV. It hails from The Last Ship co-creator/executive producer Hank Steinberg, Power executive producer Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson, The Goldbergs executive producer Doug Robinson and Sony Pictures TV.
Inspired by the life of Isaac Wright Jr., For Life is a fictional serialized legal and family drama about a prisoner who becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn't commit, premiered Tuesday February 11, 2020. ...
NJ Transit on the hook for $848K lawsuit verdict for age, race discrimination against worker
By Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.comA veteran NJ Transit employee, who sued the agency for age and racial discrimination, was awarded $848,000 by an Essex County Superior Court jury that agreed she had been passed over for a higher position by a younger candidate with less experience and education…read more…
NJ Transit employee denied promotion 3 times. Jury awards her $848,000
By Colleen Wilson, North Jersey ...
ABC is doing business with 50 Cent!
According to Variety, the network has ordered a pilot for an untitled drama produced by 50 Cent and based on the life of Isaac Wright Jr., a former incarcerated person who became a lawyer and began helping those who needed representation against corrupt forces.
He became the first person in U.S. history to receive a life prison sentence and self-exonerate his case to gain his release and be granted a licence to practice law from the same ...
By Tony Bowls at www.medium.com
The Newark, New Jersey, law firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley has tapped the legal services of Isaac Wright, Jr. — once wrongfully accused and convicted of being the mastermind behind one of the largest drug distribution networks in the New York/New Jersey areas — to act as co-counsel in the defense of Isaiah Bell.
Wright’s remarkable journey to gain his freedom and his legal talents are slated to be depicted in a TV series based upon his ...
...Jr.'s attorney, Raymond Hamlin, told us father and son are fine now ... "They are laughing, talking and reminiscing. Their relationship is solid." Jr. and Sr. also walked out of court together....
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Jury Awards $848,000 to NJ Transit employee after determining that she was discriminated against when she was passed over for promotions and then retaliated against her when she complained. Ophelia Adderley, was awarded $848,000 after a jury ruled NJ Transit discriminated against her on the basis of age and race after failing to promote her to positions that she applied to and was qualified for. Attorney Raymond L. Hamlin tried the case for Ms. Adderley.
For additional information, contact attorney Raymond L. ...
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
BY Michael Hill, Correspondent | October 22, 2018, 6PM EST
Senate Bill 2703 — to legalize adult recreational marijuana use — was speeding toward a vote next Monday. But in reality, a lack of support and negotiations over amendments, has sent that plan up in smoke. “We’re doing a couple of things..Read More