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Lawyer: Men Accused In Militia Plot Had No Plans
Lawyer: Men Accused In Militia Plot Had No Plans
Naples attorney faces sanctions, accused of practicing law while suspended
The Florida Bar filed a petition for contempt against Jeffrey Stephen Schelling, 45, an attorney since 1991, citing 10 lawsuits and mortgage foreclosure actions he filed in Collier Circuit Court in September and October while he was suspended.
Attorney: Militia leader Schaeffer Cox was not trying to bring down the government
FAIRBANKS - Not only was militia leader Schaeffer Cox not planning to overthrow the federal government, he reported on others who tried to instigate a conflict, according to a document filed Monday...
Des Plaines attorney jailed in contempt case
Des Plaines attorney Wayne Adams was sentenced to two days in jail, fined $500 and ordered to reimburse the Village of Arlington Heights for expenses after he failed to appear for a jury trial on behalf of his client charged iwth a traffic violation.
Attorney in Davidson police case ponders next move
RALEIGH - The attorney for a woman whose DWI arrest by Davidson College campus police was the focus of an N.C. Supreme Court case says he and his client are now weighing their options regarding their next move."This case involves a serious question for our country," attorney Allen...
Prominent attorney says Sandusky interview was a bad idea
Jerry Sandusky's nationally televised interview regarding the child sex abuse charges against him is not the course of action some attorneys would have advised for their clients.
Attorney Calls Sandusky TV Interview Big Mistake
Some are wondering if former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky should have ever even gone on televison Monday night.
Attorney weighs in on Sandusky interview
In an exclusive interview with NBC News Monday night, Jerry Sandusky denied the charges brought against him. A local criminal defense lawyer said the interview should have never happened.
A.G.: Judge should recuse self in case against Facebook friend
The state Attorney General's office has asked a judge to reverse his decision to suppress evidence in a drunk driving case against state Rep. Cherelle Parker and then recuse himself because he and Parker are Facebook friends.
Attorney Talks About Penn State Scandal
Attorney Jeff Herman said predators don't know the difference between horseplay and going too far Photo Credit: AP Photo/The Patriot-News
Sandusky's lawyer vows "different story"
STATE COLLEGE (Reuters) - The lawyer for former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky said on Tuesday one of his alleged child rape victims will tell "a very different story" from grand jury testimony.
Lawyer: Men Accused in Militia Plot Had No Plans
Defense attorney: Men accused in Ga. militia plot had no specific plans for an attack
Lawyer: Men accused in militia plot had no plans
Prosecutors have described a group of four Georgia militia members as a dangerous cabal plotting to unleash an arsenal of weapons and poison on the federal government. Their attorneys described them Tuesday as a bunch of ailing old men shooting the breeze with no specific plans and targeted by an informant with a checkered past.
EXCLUSIVE: Deputy district attorney sent angry email before suicide
San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Christine Trevino sent an email with "My Death" in the subject line to at least 50 people, including District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, two weeks before she shot herself to death Thursday evening in Oceanside, according to documents obtained by North County Times.
Lawyer kills son, self
CAGAYAN DE ORO -- A lawyer allegedly shot his three-year-old son before shooting himself on Tuesday morning in Zone 2, Barangay Bayabas, this city.The lawyer was identified by his younger brother as Ray Vernie Fabre, 41, a resident of Zone 5, Barangay Bonbon, who was with his son Arvy. They were found beyond recognition inside their vehicle when it burned after it overheated.A resident, Fil ...
Analysis: Lawyer Penn State shouldn't hide behind legal moves
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The lawyer who took on the Roman Catholic Church in Boston in a sex abuse case has some advice for Penn State University: embrace the victims and tell the whole truth, promptly.
New Orleans district attorney lobbies City Council to boost office's budget
Leon Cannizzaro says his office will lose $811,000 in federal grant money next year
Sandusky lawyer: Youths may dispute abuse allegations
The lawyer representing former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky said Tuesday that at least half of the eight boys his client is accused of molesting may dispute those allegations.
U.S. attorney scrutinizes Palm Beach County Health Care District
U.S. attorney scrutinizes Palm Beach County Health Care District
Attorney: McKinney doctor is not a molester
McKINNEY — McKinney chiropractor Dr. David Russell may have used bad judgment, but did not touch two teenage girls inappropriately, his lawyer told News 8. Russell is charged with sexually assaulting the two children. Lawyer Todd Shapiro defended Russell, saying the alleged victims were treated dozens of times without incident. On some occasions, police records show, Russell allegedly placed his ...
Lawyer for Framingham murder suspect withdraws
A Framingham man's murder trial scheduled for next month will likely be postponed after his lawyer withdrew from the case last week.
Attorney: Volusia County using 'Joe Paterno defense' in Beach Patrol sex case
The attorney suing Volusia County over what he's called a longstanding culture of sex abuse on its Beach Patrol force is using another sex-abuse scandal to illustrate his case: Penn State.
Spotlight shines on Sandusky attorney
State College attorney Joseph Amendola has a reputation as a skilled attorney who has handled a nu
Two Democrats enter Coles County attorney race
CHARLESTON - Two Democrats have joined an open race for Coles County state's attorney as the five-term incumbent said he's not seeking re-election.
State attorney general takes over Nodine case
FOLEY, Alabama — Former Baldwin County district attorney David Whetstone has been asked by the Alabama Attorney General’s Office to serve as lead prosecutor in the Steve Nodine case.
Attorney appointed for homicide, arson suspect
WILKES-BARRE – Attorney William Watt has been appointed to co-defend a man accused of setting a fire that claimed the lives of a woman and her daughter in April 2009.
Judge, defendant Facebook friends; Pa. seeks reversal
The state Attorney General's Office has asked a judge to reverse his decision to suppress evidence in a drunken-driving case against State Rep. Cherelle Parker and then recuse himself because he and Parker are Facebook friends.
Sandusky lawyer says youths may dispute abuse allegations
The lawyer representing former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky said Tuesday that at least half of the eight boys his client is accused of molesting may dispute those allegations.
Lawyer's balls 'at stake' upon Arroyo departure
A lawyer vows he would have his balls cut if the Arroyos fail to return.
Sandusky lawyer says youths may dispute abuse allegations
The lawyer representing former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky said Tuesday that at least half of the eight boys his client is accused of molesting may dispute those allegations.
Judge, defendant Facebook friends; Pa. seeks reversal
The state Attorney General's Office has asked a judge to reverse his decision to suppress evidence in a drunken-driving case against State Rep. Cherelle Parker and then recuse himself because he and Parker are Facebook friends.
Attorney: Firing of UIHC social worker was unfair
An attorney for a social worker fired by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct says his termination was based on false accusations and unfair.
Alleged Victim's Attorney Speaks Publicly
The attorney of one of the alleged victims of Jerry Sandusky spoke to CBS News Reporter Armen Keteyian Tuesday.
'Victims'' lawyer due at inquiry
A lawyer for 51 alleged victims of press intrusion will address the judge-led inquiry into media practices later.
Citadel attorney says camper claims were 'believable'
A general counsel for The Citadel found believable the claims of a boy who said he watched pornography and masturbated together with a camp counselor in 2002.
Attorney General tells Lions ‘best days are yet to come’
When Attorney Gen. Dustin McDaniel toured Conway’s Hewlett-Packard offices Tuesday, he looked around, hoping to catch a new method for making his office more efficient. “And then a guy walked by wearing shorts and tossing a yo-yo,” McDaniel told the Conway Lions Club. “I decided we’d stick to our own methods.” read more
Lawyer: Slain teen's parents may have been hacked
A lawyer who represents victims of phone hacking says that the parents of a murdered schoolgirl believe their phones — as well as their daughter's — were hacked into.
Lawyer: Parents of murdered UK teen believe their phones had also been hacked
LONDON — A lawyer who represents victims of phone hacking says that the parents of a murdered schoolgirl believe their phones — as well as their daughter’s — were hacked into. David Sherborne says that the parents of Milly Dowler believe they were one of many people being spied upon as part of the News of the World’s campaign of espionage. Read full article >>
Lawyer says client will testify against ex-Penn State assistant coach
A lawyer says he has a client who intends to testify that he was sexually assaulted by Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach charged with abusing eight boys over 15 years.
What to Consider When Hiring Miami Accident Lawyer
Having the right Miami accident lawyer is very important immediately after the accident happened. You should not let to takes days or months before you finally decide to hire a legal representation.
S.African gold miners denied silicosis checks: lawyer
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A lawyer for hundreds of former South African gold miners accused their ex-employers on Wednesday of failing to provide access to regular check-ups for silicosis, an incurable lung disease caused by inhaling dust. Richard Meeran of London law firm Leigh Day said thousands of miners in South Africa's impoverished Eastern Cape province had missed out on compensation ...
UK lawyer: Grieving parents were hacking victims
Rupert Murdoch's Sunday tabloid was an institutionally corrupt British newspaper whose phone hacking victims may have included the parents of a teenage murder victim, a lawyer for the victims said Wednesday.
Lawyer: Sandusky denials "salt in the wounds"
Sandusky denials traumatizing alleged victims all over again, attorney says; Others coming forward
U.K. Lawyer: Grieving Parents Were Hacking Victims
A lawyer for victims said Wednesday that Rupert Murdoch's Sunday tabloid was an institutionally corrupt British newspaper whose phone hacking victims may have included the parents of a teenage murder victim.
Attorney: Firing Of Social Worker Was Unfair
An attorney for a social worker fired by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct says his termination was based on false accusations and unfair.
Tunisian lawyer for Libyan ex-PM 'was harrassed'
The lawyer for former Libyan prime minister Baghdadi al-Mahmudi, detained in Tunisia pending extradition proceedings, said Wednesday he could be forced off the case after a clash with a police officer.
Swedish Lawyer: Client Deported to Wrong Country
A Swedish lawyer says police have mistakenly deported her asylum-seeking client to the wrong country, sending him to Iraq instead of Iran, and that he could face prison time in Baghdad.
Attorney: Firing of UIHC social worker was unfair
An attorney for a social worker fired by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct says his termination was based on false accusations and unfair.
Sandusky Re-Victimized Boys: Attorney
Attorney for one of the young men who claims Jerry Sandusky sexually assaulted him as a boy says that Sandusky is re-victimizing the abused boys. Photo Credit: Feed Loader
Lawyer Says Client Will Testify to Severe Sexual Assault in Sandusky Case
Ben Andreozzi, a lawyer for an alleged victim in the Penn State sexual child abuse case, said Jerry Sandusky’s recent comments on television had emboldened his client to testify against him.