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 ...
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 ...
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
HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside has a new business administrator, and several township officials are hopeful that this one might be a keeper.
Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson has appointed attorney Raymond Hamlin, of the law offices of Hunt, Hamlin, & Ridley, as Hillside’s seventh B.A., all serving under Garretson’s administration.
Hamlin succeeds city of Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, who is currently serving as Hillside’s Urban Enterprise Zone coordinator.
Prior to Warren, Stephanie Bush-Baskette served as the township’s business administrator, opting out after six months...read more...
On behalf of the Law Firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley, Ray Hamlin was recently appointed as counsel to the Newark Economic Development Corporation.
Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC), formerly known as Brick City Development Corporation (BCDC), is the primary economic development catalyst for the State of New Jersey's largest city, Newark.
State appeals $427K in damages and attorney fees awarded in case of N.J. State Police excessive force
By Christopher Baxter/The Star-Ledger, August 02, 2013 at 1:29 PM
"The potential resolution could have saved taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars," Hamlin said. "But by not looking at this case objectively, they’ve now cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars more." ...MORE...