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Cape Cod Criminal Defense Lawyer James Powderly Announces Dismissal of Charges ...
Cape Cod Criminal Defense Lawyer James Powderly Announces Dismissal of Charges ...
ATRA Posts Video Exposing Ongoing Tort Lawyer Racket in Louisiana
"Not that any adult will be shocked by yet another parasitic trial lawyer scheme to get over on truly productive elements of our society and economy," observed ATRA director of communications Darren McKinney, "but we hope this latest smoking-gun ...
Lawyer: Man rammed ex-wife's car, shot her six times in self defense
BY DAN ROZEK Staff Reporter [email protected] February 22, 2012 2:26PM Jerry L. Hudson shot his ex-wife to death in her car outside the Oak Brook hotel where she was staying with her new boyfriend, but it wasn't murder, Hudson's attorney argued ...
Lawyer: Prosecutor improperly inflamed jury during trial of former Quality ...
Lawyer: Prosecutor improperly inflamed jury during trial of former Quality ...
Woman accused of stealing son's education pleads guilty
Tanya McDowell, left, conducts a news conference before her arraignment at Norwalk Superior Court on larceny charges in Norwalk, Conn. on Wednesday April 27, 2011. She is accompanied by her attorney Darnell Crosland. McDowell allegedly used a false ...
Seeking Submissions for ATL's 'Lawyer Meme' Contest
But what about lawyer memes? Unfortunately, those have been few and far between. Given the current widespread popularity of internet memes, and the general lack of memes that relate to the legal profession, we thought that we'd give our readers the ...
Mom accused of stealing education pleads guilty
Tanya McDowell, left, conducts a news conference before her arraignment at Norwalk Superior Court on larceny charges in Norwalk, Conn. on Wednesday April 27, 2011. She is accompanied by her attorney Darnell Crosland. McDowell allegedly used a false ...
Lee Hsien Yang sends lawyer's letter to TR Emeritus
In the letter, Mr Lee's acting lawyer, Mr Tan Chuan Thye, told TRE that a netizen had left a defamatory remark about Mr Lee in the comments section for one of its articles late last month. The Straits Times reported that the letter said: "Mr Lee is ...
Lawyer Merchant found guilty
A hearing committee of the Law Society of Saskatchewan has found Regina lawyer Tony Merchant guilty of conduct unbecoming a lawyer. Although it provided a brief online summary this week of the discipline decision, the law society didn't provide written ...
China Watch – A foreign lawyer's view from the inside
AllBright only garnered one nomination from Chambers Asia this round, but it does receive more love from PLC Which Lawyer?, which puts it just outside its top 10 list of domestic law firms. It is also the largest of the Shanghai firms, while Fenxun is ...
Crowell & Moring Adds Prominent Commercial Litigation Partner in Orange County ...
Crowell & Moring Adds Prominent Commercial Litigation Partner in Orange County ...
Prominent White-Collar Criminal Defense Litigator Daniel Rubinstein, and ...
Prominent White-Collar Criminal Defense Litigator Daniel Rubinstein, and ...
Katsav's lawyer requests to submit new evidence
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK 02/23/2012 17:55 Evidence is 'iron alibi' that shows Katsav did not lie about his whereabouts during alleged rape, lawyer claims. By Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post) Lawyers for former president Moshe Katsav filed a request ...
Lawyer: Man rammed ex-wife's car, shot her six times in self-defense
BY DAN ROZEK Staff Reporter [email protected] February 22, 2012 2:26PM Jerry L. Hudson shot his unarmed, ex-wife to death in her car outside the Oak Brook hotel where she was staying with her new boyfriend, but it wasn't murder, Hudson's attorney ...
Lawyer may ask judge to dismiss potential jurors in Rutgers webcam spying case ... - The Star-Ledger
Lawyer may ask judge to dismiss potential jurors in Rutgers webcam spying case ...
Regina lawyer Tony Merchant guilty of conduct unbecoming
REGINA — A hearing committee of the Law Society of Saskatchewan has found Regina lawyer Tony Merchant guilty of conduct unbecoming a lawyer. Although it provided a brief online summary this week of the discipline decision, the law society didn't ...
Disbarred Jasper lawyer Garve Ivey Jr. indicted on theft charges
(Mike Kittrell/Press-Register of Mobile file) JASPER, Alabama -- Garve Ivey Jr., a disbarred Jasper lawyer and former official in the state trial lawyers association, has been arrested on multiple counts of theft, Attorney General Luther Strange ...
Lawyer of victim in anti-gay videotaped beating speaks out against those ...
Lawyer of victim in anti-gay videotaped beating speaks out against those ...
Judge, defense lawyer in 2006 Barbee trial deny conflict
By Deanna Boyd FORT WORTH -- The lead defense attorney at Stephen Barbee's capital murder trial in 2006 said Thursday that Barbee and his family had unrealistic expectations about what could be done in court. "He wanted me to present a lot of testimony ...
BP's Fate Rests With Ex-Maritime Lawyer Who Represented Sailors
24 (Bloomberg) -- How much BP Plc will pay for the 2010 explosion of a Gulf of Mexico oil rig that killed 11 people and caused the largest offshore spill in US history may rest in the hands of a former maritime lawyer who began his career representing ...
In each case, Sumner attorney wants to learn something new
Cottontown resident Thomas Wiseman was named 2011-2012 Lawyer of the Year in the area of medical malpractice defense. / GEORGE WALKER IV/THE TENNESSEAN Cottontown resident Thomas Wiseman was named 2011-2012 Lawyer of the Year in the area of medical ...
China Watch – A foreign lawyer's view from the inside
AllBright only garnered one nomination from Chambers Asia this round, but it does receive more love from PLC Which Lawyer?, which puts it just outside its top 10 list of domestic law firms. It is also the largest of the Shanghai firms, while Fenxun is ...
SL Chapman LLC Managing Partner Named To Million Dollar Advocates Forum and ...
SL Chapman LLC Managing Partner Named To Million Dollar Advocates Forum and ...
Rutgers Webcam Spying Case: 'Stupid' But Not Criminal, Lawyer Claims
The opening statement by defense lawyer Steven Altman contrasted with the statement by prosecutor Julie McClure who rejected the suggestion that Ravi's efforts to watch Clementi's date with a man -- and invite others to watch it -- in September 2010 ...
Foster parent indicted; lawyer seeks reduced bond
A River Forest man, Robert L. Gaskill, 63, who took in dozens of foster children since 1996 and volunteered with local youth groups was charged Friday with the sexual abuse of two girls. February 4, 2012 | Provided photo River Forest resident Robert ...
Remade Fair Board Wants AG Back as Lawyer
That interpretation prompted one board member, Schwarzenegger appointee Ali Jahangiri, to openly question whether the private lawyer option offered more flexibility. “I think we get a lot better service than we would if we had a public agency,” ...
Mirkarimi's lawyer in domestic violence case requests change of trial judge
Prosecutors on Friday released still pictures of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's wife showing bruises Mirkarimi allegedly made that they hope to put before a jury as the sheriff's domestic violence trial started. San Francisco prosecutors said ...
Senate presidency fight could have lasting effects
Mike Haridopolos of Merritt Island, Don Gaetz of Niceville and Gardiner -- helped Thrasher beat back the trial lawyer cash. The infusion of more socially conservative senators from 2008 through 2010 allowed Haridopolos to declare that a "New Senate" ...
Wiseman named Lawyer of the Year
Cottontown resident Thomas Wiseman was named 2011-2012 Lawyer of the Year in the area of medical malpractice defense. / GEORGE WALKER IV/THE TENNESSEAN Cottontown resident Thomas Wiseman was named 2011-2012 Lawyer of the Year in the area of medical ...
Lawyer: Rutgers webcam spy suspect just a boy, not a bigot; prosecutor called ...
Lawyer: Rutgers webcam spy suspect just a boy, not a bigot; prosecutor called ...
Firm adds lawyer, changes name to Boyd, Kimball & Wilson
Bob Wilson has gone into practice with David Boyd and Betsy Kimball, prompting a name change at the firm to Boyd, Kimball & Wilson. White collar criminal defense attorney Bob Wilson has gone into practice with David Boyd and Betsy Kimball, ...
Legislature Votes on Lawyer in Fighting Sioux Lawsuit
The state legislature will hire a Bismarck attorney to represent it in a lawsuit over the Fighting Sioux nickname. The legislative management committee voted 12 to 5 to hire Patrick Durick, of the Pearce and Durick law firm. In April, the legislature ...
Lawyer: Rutgers webcam spy suspect just a boy, not a bigot; prosecutor called ...
Lawyer: Rutgers webcam spy suspect just a boy, not a bigot; prosecutor called ...
BP Fate at Spill Trial Next Week Rests With Ex-Maritime Lawyer
25 (Bloomberg) -- How much BP Plc will pay for the 2010 explosion of a Gulf of Mexico oil rig that killed 11 people and caused the largest offshore spill in US history may rest with a former maritime lawyer who began his career representing sailors in ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Crane ...
New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Crane ...
Small-town court blazing path to in-court cameras
With his apparent enthusiasm for the program, it's little wonder he denied a motion at a Friday hearing from both prosecutors and Sheley's lawyer to bar cameras on grounds that media attention would make it more difficult to choose an impartial jury ...
Lawyer: Amy Senser wasn't drunk during hit & run
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The attorney of the wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser says she was not intoxicated when she struck and killed a man last summer. Amy Senser faces two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the death of Anousone ...
Lawyer: Amy Senser wasn't drunk during hit-and-run
The attorney of the wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser says she was not intoxicated when she struck and killed a man last summer. In a legal memorandum filed Friday, defense attorney Eric John Nelson wrote Amy Senser may have been ...
DUI Charges Dismissed for Client After Judge Grants Motion to Suppress Evidence
DUI Refusal charges were dropped recently for a client of Finebloom & Haenel, due to a motion to suppress evidence argued by DUI Defense Lawyer AnneMarie Rizzo. This left the State with no choice but to dismiss all charges against Finebloom & Haenel's ...
Fla. beating suspect's lawyer seeks interview with victim to find what she ...
Fla. beating suspect's lawyer seeks interview with victim to find what she ...
Egypt lawyers demand jail for US democracy activists
These organizations gathered information and reports on Egypt and sent them to the US State Department," Khaled Suleiman, a lawyer acting against the organizations, said. Those accused in the case were banned from leaving Egypt pending the trial and ...
Defense attorney: Law enforcement response inadequate before Kalispell double ...
Defense attorney: Law enforcement response inadequate before Kalispell double ...
South African Judiciary still dominated by white males - Zwelinzima Vavi
I am honoured to be called upon to address this gathering on behalf of COSATU on the subject of "Threats to Democracy: perspectives and lessons for NADEL". This comes about within a context where various legal and constitutional debates are currently ...
Respected lawyer appointed to tribunal
A former special magistrate and legal aid commissioner has been appointed to a senior role with the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Elizabeth Symons was made today a part-time presidential member of the territory's "super tribunal", ...
Shpoonkle Expands Choices for Flexibility in Payment Options for Consumers ...
Shpoonkle Expands Choices for Flexibility in Payment Options for Consumers ...
Ten steps to take before hiring a lawyer
But for the cash-strapped entrepreneur, finding a lawyer can be an intimidating process. Here are ten tips to help you on your search: 1. Identify the problem. This step may be the hardest, but it can save you money. You may have a legal problem if ...
Prosecutor drops charges against lawyer accused of dismantling Margate ...
Prosecutor drops charges against lawyer accused of dismantling Margate ...
SAVANNAH - 'Corporate Super Lawyers' Name from Bouhan, Williams & Levy Law ...
SAVANNAH - 'Corporate Super Lawyers' Name from Bouhan, Williams & Levy Law ...
Judge could rule by Friday on whether Durham DA keeps job
Lawyer Stephen Lindsay, left, questions suspended Durham District Attorney Tracey Cline on the witness stand. Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood expects to rule by Friday on whether suspended Durham District Attorney Tracey Cline should keep her job, ...
Former wrestling coach's lawyer sends letter, threatens lawsuit in wake of BR ...
Former wrestling coach's lawyer sends letter, threatens lawsuit in wake of BR ...