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Is Too Much Ice in Starbucks Coffee Worth $5 M

starbucks sued for 5M

Is too much ice in Stabucks Coffee Worth $5 M? Several weeks ago Stabucks got hit with a lawsuit that they under-fill their hot lattes. Now a Chicago customer alleges in a new $5 M class-action lawsuit that they under fill their cold drinks by using too much ice.  NBC legal analyst Karen DeSoto says ‘This could be a valid argument.”

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Erin Andrews Expected To Take the Stand in Stalker Case

Erin in court

Erin Andrews expected to take the stand in Stalker Case against Michael Barrett and the Marriott Hotel. The Fox News Sports reporting was naked in her hotel suite. Legal analyst Karen DeSoto appears on the Today  Show with insights.  

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Oscar Pistorius Guilty in the Murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Pistorius guilty of murder

Oscar Pistorius guilty in the murder of Reeva Steenkamp by the South African appeals court,  upgrading the verdict from the lower courts ruling of manslaughter to murder.

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Karen DeSoto Launched Karen DeStoto.org

karen speaks at BMCC

Karen DeSoto launched KarenDeSoto.org as a way to segregate her work as a legal analysts on NBC News with her contributions in community activism.

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Karen DeSoto Applauds the Bayonne Fire Department

Bayonne fire department diversifies

In a recent article The Hudson Reporter did about a diversity initiative by the department Chief,  Karen DeSoto applauds the Bayonne fire department when she was interviewed by The Hudson Reporter.

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Martin Macneil Murder Trial: Day 8, Karen Desoto Comments

Gypsy Willis

A 10 minute ABC Special Report with Tai Hernandez reviews the Martin Macneil Murder Trial: Day 8, Karen Desoto comments, and joins Tai Hernandez for most of the segment to analyze the testimony from day 8, which included not only Macneil’s daughters taking the stand for the prosecution, but also his mistress.

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Karen Desoto named to Top Most Influential in Hudson County

Karen DeSoto named top 50

Karen Desoto named to Top Most Influential in Hudson County according to the Hudson Reporter. It complied a list that they refer to as the movers and shakers yielding countywide and localized power; the top 50 most influential were people chosen from  the arts, business, community activism, and politics, who all have and yield powerful influence their own way.

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Police Officers Charged in Freddie Gray Case

Marilyn Mosby prosecutor

Police Officers Charged in Freddie Gray Case, and defense attorney Karen Desoto appears on MSNBC with Alex Witt to discuss the legal insights into the stunning turn of events. It was a swift and questionable move by Baltimore’s chief prosecutor to charge the six officers involved in his arrest. Karen points out the conflicting motives of elected prosecutes vs. appointed prosecutors, and the potential conflict of interest in that the prosecutor’s husband is a legislator.

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Ohio couple sues over stolen engagement photo

lawsuit over photos

Karen Desoto appears on The Today Show to discuss the legal implications of the case of an Ohio couple who sues over stolen engagement photo for a book called “A Gronking to Remember,” a self-published piece of erotica inspired by NFL star Rob Gronkowski’s touchdown celebrations. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports. Karen notes that this case will “put people on notice.” 

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Karen Desoto Gets Professorship at NJCU

Karen Desoto is now an assistant professor at New Jersey City University located in Jersey City, New Jersey. She is also an on-air legal analyst for NBC, a distinguished career attorney that founded the Center For Legal Justice, and been honored with various awards for her volunteerism through the years. Previously Karen was public defender, prosecutor, and adjunct professor of law at Fairleigh Dickinson University.  

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