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Attorney: Boater wasn't impaired
A Nebraskan charged in the boating deaths of two North Carolina brothers was not impaired by alcohol during a collision involving a pontoon boat and the boys' tube, the boater's attorney said.
Lawyer: North police lacked probable cause in spa sting
ATTLEBORO - The lawyer for one of the two women charged by North Attleboro police in an undercover prostitution sting said Monday he will challenge whether police had probable cause to arrest his client.
Casey Anthony's lawyer eyes book deal
MEDIA hot property Jose Baez, the defense lawyer for Casey Anthony, met with top literary agent Richard Pine of Inkwell Management last week.
Diaz's attorney wants to see computer
The attorney for accused murderer Roger Diaz wants his computer back. Defense attorney Steven Potter told Lincoln County District Judge Donald Rowlands Wednesday that a pertinent facebook page has had numerous entries deleted, which could be useful in Diaz’s defense.
A.G. Defends Rule Prohibiting Non-Lawyer Interest
In a spirited defense of a court rule barring non-lawyers from holding an ownership interest in a law firm, the New York attorney general is asking a federal court to dismiss a Jacoby & Meyers lawsuit the state deems meritless on the law and dangerous to the legal profession and its clients.
Trial and Appellate Attorney Forms South Florida Law Firm
Trial lawyer and appellate attorney Donna Eng announces the formation of Donna Eng, P.A., in Jupiter, FL. The firm will focus on civil and criminal appeals, employment and labor law, and criminal defense, and will serve clients throughout South Florida.Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Trial lawyer and appellate attorney Donna Eng announces the formation of Donna Eng, P.A., in Jupiter, FL. The ...
Scranton Attorney Melissa Scartelli to Present at “Civil Litigation Developments 2011” CLE Seminar on August 24, 2011
Northeastern Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer to Educate Attorneys about Social Media DiscoveryScranton, PA (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Melissa A. Scartelli, a Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pa. personal injury attorney, will present a “Social Media Discovery” continuing legal education (CLE) seminar on August 24, 2011 as part of a larger program offered by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers ...
Lawyer in McVeigh case says Norway's horror similar to Oklahoma City's
While there are a handful of differences between the Norway massacre and the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, Sean Connelly, who helped defend the government's conviction of Timothy McVeigh in Denver, notes a distinguishing characteristic that ties the cases together: Both marked the end of innocence for their nations.
Flores' lawyer to withdraw after family cannot pay
The lawyer who won David Flores a new trial in a 1996 murder that Flores claims he did not commit says she will not be able to represent him as he heads back into court this year.
Norway gunman's lawyer: Breivik is 'insane'
The defense lawyer for Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian man who killed at least 76 people in a bombing and shooting spree, said in a press conference Tuesday that his client appeared to be insane.
Norway Suspect May Be Insane, Lawyer Says
Defense lawyer for Breivik said he claims he's part of organization.
Lawyer: Breivik claims part of broader group
The defense lawyer for Anders Behring Breivik said Tuesday the terror suspect claims he is part of an orgnization with several cells in Western countries and his attacks in Norway were necessary because he's in a state of war.
Attorney General Sam Olens addresses immigration, health care at Savannah Rotary
Attorney General Sam Olens spoke to Savannah’s Downtown Rotary Club on Monday, offering a variety of updates and insights on legislative initiatives he has advanced for the state. Immigration The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the Attorney General’s rebuttal to a federal judge’s decision to temporarily halt parts of the state’s new immigration law. One provision requires police to check ...
Norway suspect's lawyer warns gunman may be 'insane'
The lawyer for the Norwegian gunman who has claimed responsibility for killing 76 people in twin attacks last week said Tuesday that everything about his client's case indicates he is "insane".
Mobile District Attorney Ashley Rich says county owes her office more than $2 million
MOBILE, Alabama -- District Attorney Ashley Rich says the Mobile County Commission has shorted her office more than $2 million in funding over the last eight years, including nearly $730,000 from this fiscal year alone. Since May, Rich has been asking for more money from the commissioners based on local laws governing how her office is funded. On Monday, the commission approved an additional $60 ...
Lawyer: Norway suspect took drugs to be 'efficient'
The lawyer for the suspect in the Norway twin attacks says his client is a "very cold" person who took drugs before the rampage to be "strong, ...
Lawyer: Norway suspect asked how many he killed
The lawyer for the suspect who attacked Norway's capital and a nearby island tells The Associated Press that his client has asked how many people he killed.
Norway killer insane, says lawyer
The lawyer defending the man who carried out Norway's mass killings says he believes his client is insane but it is too early to decide on a defence.
Lawyer: I don't know why Norway suspect chose me
The lawyer for the suspect who attacked Norway's capital and a nearby island tells The Associated Press that he doesn't know why he was chosen by his client to provide a defense.
PCB lawyer tells court doubts over Kaneria integrity
Pakistan test spinner Danish Kaneria will not be considered for national selection until the Pakistan Cricket Board have no remaining doubts about his integrity, the PCB told a High Court hearing on Tuesday.
Lawyer: Case suggests Norway suspect is insane
The suspect in Norway's twin attacks that left at least 76 people dead claims he is part of an organization with several cells in Western countries, his defense lawyer said Tuesday, but he added the case suggests his client is insane.
Norwegian killer 'insane,' surprised he was not stopped, lawyer says
OSLO -- The lawyer of Norwegian gunman Anders Behring Breivik suggested Tuesday his client was most likely insane, and the killer was surprised he was not stopped earlier in his bloody mission. "This whole case has indicated that he is insane," Geir Lippestad told reporters. But he said it was...
Norway mass killer likely insane: lawyer
OSLO (Reuters) - Anders Behring Breivik is in all likelihood insane, his lawyer said on Tuesday after the anti-Islam radical admitted to a bombing and a shooting spree in Norway that killed 76 people.
Norway Shooter's Lawyer Calls His Client 'Insane'
The defense lawyer for the Norway gunman who killed at least 76 people in Oslo and Utoya island Friday said his client appears to be insane, reports The New York Times. "This whole case has indicated he's insane," Geir Lippestat (pictured above) said of 32-year-old Anders Breivik at a press conference. Lippestat declined to say if his client would plead insanity when the case comes to trial but ...
Lawyer: Norway mass killer likely insane
The lawyer of a Norwegian who killed at least 76 people in a bombing and a shooting spree said on Tuesday his client appeared to be a madman.
South Carolina Personal Injury Attorney Says Responsible Action Must Follow New ATV Safety Law
Bert Louthian of the Louthian Law Firm, P.A. in Columbia, S.C., reminds ATV operators that despite ‘Chandler’s Law,’ responsibility for safety is still in their hands.Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Bert Louthian, a noted South Carolina personal injury attorney, warned that a new state law intended to make riding ATVs safer does not relieve adults of responsibility for safe use of the off ...
Lawyer: Norway terror suspect will never walk free
The defense lawyer for the man who confessed to the mass killings of government workers and Labor Party youth in Norway told The Associated Press on Tuesday that there's no way his client will walk free, saying Anders Behring Breivik's rampage was absurd and horrible and he's likely insane.
US visa blacklist after Russian lawyer's death: report
The US State Department has put on a visa blacklist dozens of Russian officials connected to the death in prison of a young lawyer, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.
Norway Gunman Used Drugs, Thought He Was ‘Warrior,’ His Lawyer Says
A lawyer acting for Anders Behring Breivik said Tuesday that his client is “in a bubble” and may be insane.
Attorney Arrested for Trapping
NEW MILFORD—At torney Paul Garlasco, who has long been engaged in a legal feud with Bridgewater First Selectman William Stuart, will defend himself in Bantam Superior Court next week against seven charges related to illegal wildlife trapping near his Warwick Drive home.
Lawyer paints picture of cold, paranoid Norway killer
The lawyer for the gunman behind last week's attacks in Norway laid out his feelings about the case and his client Tuesday, painting a picture of a cold and paranoid "warrior" who appears to be insane.
Norwegian killer probably insane, his lawyer says
OSLO (Reuters) - The lawyer of a Norwegian who killed at least 76 people in a bombing and a shooting spree said on Tuesday his client appeared to be a madman.
Breivik's Lawyer To Advise Insanity Plea
The lawyer for Anders Breivik has said he would advise his client to enter a plea of insanity when he comes to trial for the murder of 76 fellow Norwegians.
Lawyer: Norway attacks suspect asked how many people he’d killed, is likely insane
OSLO, Norway — The man who confessed to the massacre that has rocked Norway is unaware of the impact of the attacks and asked his defense counsel how many people he had killed, the lawyer told The Associated Press on Tuesday, adding that his client is likely insane. That chilling question furthers the emerging portrait of Anders Behring Breivik: The judge in his case described him as very calm ...
Attorney: OC Judge Fixed Traffic Tickets, But No Ethics Violation
Attorney Paul Meyer told a three-justice panel that while the action may have been irresponsible, it was not an intentional violation of judicial ethics.
Attorney: Norway suspect surprised attacks succeeded
Norwegian massacre suspect Anders Behring Breivik was "a little bit surprised" that he was able to pull off a bombing and shooting rampage in which he is accused of killing 76 people in total, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Lawyer: Massacre defense is to protect democracy
The defense lawyer for the man who confessed to the Norway massacre said he agreed to take the case because he felt the tragedy underscored the need to safeguard democratic traditions like the right to defense counsel.
Lawyer for Norway suspect says he's likely insane
The man who confessed to the massacre that has rocked Norway is unaware of the impact of the attacks and asked his defense counsel how many people he had killed, the lawyer told The Associated Press on Tuesday, adding that his client is likely insane.
ATTORNEY GENERAL: FACEBOOK HAS MADE ‘SIGNIFICANT CHANGES’ IN RESPONSE TO CONCERNS
HARTFORD – Attorney General George Jepsen credited Facebook Tuesday for making it easier for users of its social media website to report imposter profiles and for providing instructions to users who wish to opt out of its new “Tag Suggestions” feature.
Breivik lawyer hints at insanity defense
OSLO, Norway, July 26 (UPI) -- Anders Behring Breivik is delusional, the accused Oslo killer's lawyer said Tuesday, although he stopped short of saying he would try an insanity defense.
NY Attorney General Files Brief in DOMA Case
New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman filed a brief in the case of Windsor v. United States to challenge the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.
Delaware Attorney General Said to Investigate Mortgage Database MERS
The Delaware Attorney General’s office is investigating a national mortgage database known as MERS, according to a person familiar with the matter.
New Jersey's U.S. Attorney's Office looks for volunteer help
Despite the down economy, the New Jersey U.S. Attorney's Office is looking to hire some highly qualified lawyers. There is a catch. The pay is zero.
Video of Remarks by Oslo Suspect's Lawyer and His Estranged Father's Response
A lawyer for the man charged in Friday's attacks in Norway told reporters on Tuesday that his client appeared to be insane. The day before, the suspect's estranged father told Norwegian television his son should have killed himself.
N.Y. Attorney General Challenges Defense of Marriage Act in Court Papers
Schneiderman said the federal act violates the right to equal protection under the law for gay couples. He filed the friend-of-the-court brief today in federal court in Manhattan , two days after New York began allowing gays to wed.
Reluctant lawyer agrees to defend Norway killer
Lawyer was well-known in Norway for defending in a racially-motivated case
New York attorney general challenges Defense of Marriage Act
In court documents filed Tuesday, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman challenged the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Anders Breivik Lawyer: Client 'Probably Insane'
Geir Lippestad, the Norwegian lawyer who has the thankless task of defending Anders Breivik in court, has suggested that not only has his client ingested some kind of drugs before undertaking his atrocities, but is "probably insane."
Principal's attorney addresses gaps in credentials
The attorney for a private elementary school principal in suburban Sacramento addressed apparent gaps in her client's resume as police continue to investigate allegations that he inappropriately touched young girls.
Evesham attorney is a warrior for wetlands protection
EVESHAM — A township resident and attorney for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has received the Edward T. "Red" Heinen Wetlands Award.