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Show Trial: Puppets Act Out Corruption Case
But Mr. Maynard's puppets—including a bucktoothed squirrel, a lime-green lawyer and an obese man with a removable beard—aren't putting on a show for kids or some offbeat comedy revue. They are covering one of the biggest corruption trials in Ohio ...
Arroyo lawyer denies having advanced knowledge of SC TRO
Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's lawyer Ferdinand Topacio on Tuesday denied "coordinating" with Supreme Court spokesperson and Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez to ensure the former chief executive could leave the Philippines in November ...
Former wrestling coach's lawyer sends letter, threatens lawsuit in wake of ...
Former wrestling coach's lawyer sends letter, threatens lawsuit in wake of ...
Scaringe's former lawyer ordered to turn over materials
SARANAC LAKE - Michael Scaringe's former lawyer has been ordered to turn over all materials in the case to his ex-client's new lawyer. Brian Barrett, of Lake Placid, has been given until 1 pm Friday to hand over any remaining documents, ...
Scaringe's ex-lawyer must turn over files
Michael Scaringe's former lawyer has been ordered to turn over all materials in the case to his ex-client's new lawyer. Brian Barrett, of Lake Placid, has been given until 1 pm Friday to hand over any remaining documents, audio recordings and other ...
Letter from London: Celebs Flock to Biglaw
By Alex Aldridge Last week Britain was treated to the surreal sight of a junior lawyer collecting a lifetime achievement award for his services to pop music. Dave Rowntree, drummer in the band Blur — honoured with a lifetime achievement award at ...
Roetzel Partner Eric G. Bruestle Recognized as a Cincinnati Leading Lawyer
In addition to his inclusion among Cincinnati's Leading Lawyers, Mr. Bruestle has been named to the list of The Best Lawyers in America® for workers' compensation law annually since 1995 and has been selected as an “Ohio Super Lawyer” every year since ...
Defense attorney: Someone filming, not the attackers, yelled gay slurs in ...
Defense attorney: Someone filming, not the attackers, yelled gay slurs in ...
Judge: Narcy Novack can't use jewels to hire new lawyer after pleading poverty
Why (can't I) use my own stuff to pay for a lawyer,” she said. “I need to use assets to defend myself. I need more than what I have.” The judge sternly told Novack: “I can answer that in one word: No.” The judge moments earlier had advised her not ...
Online Reputation -- Losing in Court Thanks to Facebook and Twitter
Today, everything we do online has potential consequences. The angry post you make on Facebook today, even if you delete it later, could mean losing a job or even in court tomorrow. In our increasingly connected world, the things we say can more easily ...
Supreme Court Disciplines 17 Attorneys
As an official arm of the Florida Supreme Court, The Florida Bar and its Department of Lawyer Regulation are charged with administering a statewide disciplinary system to enforce Supreme Court rules of professional conduct for the 93000-plus lawyers ...
Renowned Litigator Steve Susman Launches "Trial by Agreement" Website
The 90 attorney firm has offices in Houston, Dallas, New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle, and has been twice recognized by the American Lawyer as Litigation Boutique of the Year, most recently in 2005. Reader comments on Sacbee.com are the opinions of ...
Ambulance Chasers Offer Lessons in Digital Marketing
Maybe you should just ask the nearest trial lawyer. Because the Institute for Legal Reform would like you to know that, man, do trial lawyers ever know their shit when it comes to digital marketing. The Institute would also, by the way, ...
Duluth man complains of bad lawyer; oops, he was pro se
After his conviction for criminal sexual assault, a Duluth man is arguing that he deserves a new trial because his lawyer was so bad. According to the Duluth News Tribune, Oppel said he couldn't afford a private attorney and didn't trust the public ...
On Santiago's motion, impeachment court cites prosecution lawyer in contempt
MANILA, Philippines (Mar 1, 2012) - On a motion of Senator-judge Miriam Defensor-Santiago seconded by Senator Pia Cayetano, the impeachment court cited a private prosecution lawyer in comtempt yesterday for what Santiago claimed was a show of ...
NY lawyer Lynne Stewart asks court to reconsider sentence
By Basil Katz NEW YORK, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Comments made by New York lawyer Lynne Stewart should not have been used to increase her prison term, Stewart's attorneys told the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday. Stewart, an outspoken criminal ...
Lawyer: Client held in triple killing is schizophrenic
By Joseph A. Slobodzian The lawyer for one of the two men arrested and charged in last September's triple killing during a robbery at a West Philadelphia grocery told a Philadelphia judge today that his client has a long history of involuntary ...
Jimmy Dimora federal racketeering trial: Defense lawyer slips up, says he ...
Jimmy Dimora federal racketeering trial: Defense lawyer slips up, says he ...
New Study Boosts Case Against 'Legacy' Lawsuits
29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Recently Released Video and LSU Data Make Clear that Tort Lawyer Racket Is Hurting Louisiana's Economy A newly released LSU study quantifies the considerable toll that so-called "legacy" lawsuits are taking on ...
Stanford's defense lawyer calls his client a job creator who never cheated anybody
HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford told jurors today no evidence has been presented showing that the financier cheated anyone as prosecutors allege he did as part of a massive Ponzi scheme. During closing arguments in ...
Plaintiffs' lawyers spend millions in online ads. Should we care?
In the scenario I wrote about above, for instance, the mesothelioma patient could probably use a good lawyer as well as a good doctor. (And good meso lawyers probably know almost as much about the disease as doctors.) Why is the asbestos victim who ...
San Jose engineer once again on trial in death of lawyer shot at office
Armed with new evidence, a prosecutor Wednesday launched his second effort to prove that a San Jose software engineer fatally shot a lawyer to stop her from representing his late wife's family in a costly lawsuit against him. Jason Cai's first trial in ...
Day 26 Corona trial highlights: Prosecution lawyer cited for contempt
The lawyer was identified as Vitaliano Aguirre II, who admitted that he tried to block the voice of Santiago by placing his hands on his ears because he was “hurt” by her statements. What Santiago was saying about the non-existence of withdrawals of ...
Lawyer seeks fine for 'sorry' robber
By Rickie Ramdass [email protected] THE man who confessed to robbing a friend of newly crowned Chutney Soca Monarch Kris “KI” Persad shortly after the artiste won the title will know his fate this morning when he reappears in the Port ...