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    New York Daily News

    Headline:

    EVIL WALKS STREETS AGAIN
    On Page 4:
    Attorney's showy style is made to odor

    If there's one thing Darnay Hoffman knows about, it's how to attract attention

    When the lawyer came to collect Joel Steinberg from prison yesterday, he arrived in a white stretch limousine.

    His list of clients has included subway vigilante Bernhard Goetz and Jon Benet Ramsey's nanny.

    His personal life was equally notorious

    One of Hoffman's ex-wives got a court order in 1989 to bounce him from their apartment because he smelled
    "I was always surprised when he turned out to be a lawyer," said retired state Supreme Court Justice Walter Schackman, the judge who issued the famous stench order. "He was kind of an oddball".

    But his reputed odor or oddness did not stop the former Mayflower Madam Sidney Biddle Barrows from marrying Hoffman in 1994.

    His offbeat reputation, and the fact he switched careers from television producer to lawyer, prompted subway gunman Goetz to hire the newly minted lawyer to handle his $50 million civil suit. Goetz didn't trust lawyers so Hoffman was a perfect choice.

    It was the second trial of Hoffman's legal career. He lost.

    "Darnay was and is such an amazingly bad lawyer, and he's never bothered to get better" said Ron Kuby, Hoffman's courtroom rival in the 1996 civil trial.

    The Bronx jury sided with Kuby's client and found Goetz liable for $43 million in connection with the fateful 1984 subway shooting.

    But the case gave Hoffman lasting notoriety, which was only enhanced yesterday as the lawyer escorted Steinberg through the media horde.

    Hoffman's relationship with Steinberg dates to the 1970's when he credits Steinberg with convincing one of his ex-wives to delay getting a divorce.

    "He always used to say that he and Joel Steinberg had been close friends, before Steinberg adopted the little girl," said one of Hoffman's former mothers-in-law, Constance Sheppard. "How outrageous to have him for a client!"

    Kuby agreed.

    "The thing now is, Joel Steinberg is out of jail and doesn't need a lawyer", Kuby said, "so Darnay Hoffman is perfectly suited for the job".
    This explains so much! What a schmuck!

    Maikai,

    Nothing so far about Hedda, although I believe that the local news reported that she quit her job and hasn't been seen (as of yesterday). She had said though that she would leave NY if he got out. Personally, I hope he finds her and then the authorities find him. That would really be true justice.

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    Darnay's fooled everyone except a few posters out in cyberspace.....what a jerk.
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    FEMA's link for Emergency Supplies list below or what you need to survive for three days in case help is not immediately available to you.
    http://www.ready.gov/document/family-supply-list

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    Today's update 7/6

    Title of the NY Daily News article:

    SEEMS STEINBERG STILL A PRISONER

    Poor Joel Steinberg. The infamous child killer can't go looking for work because of the media, demonstrators and angry neighbors outside the Harlem halfway house where he's hiding.....

    .........While he has skulked into the backyard for an occasional smoke, the coward who beat his 6-year-old illegally adopted daughter to death has avoided the press and protesters outside.

    Steinberg has an offer to work as a $250 a week intern at the scandal-peddling TV show "New York Confidential" but has not said what he plans to do....

    ....local residents who don't want Steinberg on their streets.

    "We know what he did; because we know what he did, our community is threatened," said Manuel Castro, a community activist who is organizing an anit-Steinberg protest set for today.
    And from the Editorial section:

    Hitting the Highway

    "The only thing wrong about Joel Steinberg taking a limo ride home from prison is that he wasn't being dragged from the rear bumper."
    Gee, New York loves him, they really, really love him.......NOT
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    I bet Darnay's proud of his evil, twisted best buddy. The best thing Steinberg can do, other than disposing of himself, is to leave the country before someone shots the jerk. Darnay better take a bath, some vigliante may be lurking around ready to sniff out his stinking lawyer best bud too. I don't think New Yorkers will put up with Steinberg for long! Beware Joel
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    Tor:Con Index link below. Will show you the probability of a tornado happening in your area.
    http://www.weather.com/news/tornado-torcon-index

    FEMA's link for Emergency Supplies list below or what you need to survive for three days in case help is not immediately available to you.
    http://www.ready.gov/document/family-supply-list

    You can also purchase a weather radio which will inform you of severe weather even if your electricity goes out. Runs on batteries of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Show Me
    I bet Darnay's proud of his evil, twisted best buddy. The best thing Steinberg can do, other than disposing of himself, is to leave the country before someone shots the jerk. Darnay better take a bath, some vigliante may be lurking around ready to sniff out his stinking lawyer best bud too. I don't think New Yorkers will put up with Steinberg for long! Beware Joel
    Knowing some New Yorkers I'd say they both had better be very careful. Some people should be very ashamed of their close ties and associations with Darnay Hoffman. He's a prime

    I seem to remember someone telling us that Hoffman and Steinberg weren't friends "anymore"....did someone not check their facts first?