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Health care lawyer Clement as high court regular
But he's no flip-flopping political candidate; he's a lawyer. Changes like this are part of his job. Clement is playing a key role in three politically charged Supreme Court cases in which Republican-led states object to Obama administration policies ...
Paul Clement, lawyer challenging health care law, is familiar face at Supreme ...
Paul Clement, lawyer challenging health care law, is familiar face at Supreme ...
Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Melissa Scartelli Named to "Top Attorneys In ...
Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Melissa Scartelli Named to "Top Attorneys In ...
It's time to make the honorary QC system more transparent or rethink the whole ...
It's time to make the honorary QC system more transparent or rethink the whole ...
Jerry Sandusky's lawyer to ask for more detail on alleged assaults
State prosecutors and Sandusky's lawyer, Joseph Amendola, are scheduled to appear in Centre County court before Judge John M. Cleland for a hearing on the request at 11 am today. Sandusky, who is on house arrest under $250000 bail, will not appear in ...
Funeral service for lawyer McBride
Over the past week, tributes have poured in for the lawyer and Celtic players wore black armbands during their Scottish Cup quarter final on Sunday as a mark of respect. A wake will be held later at Celtic Park. In a joint statement, Lord Advocate ...
Casey Anthony lawyer: threats have been made to Casey, legal team and family ...
Casey Anthony lawyer: threats have been made to Casey, legal team and family ...
Funeral held for leading lawyer Paul McBride QC
Over the past week, tributes have poured in for the lawyer and Celtic players wore black armbands during their Scottish Cup quarter final yesterday as a mark of respect. A wake was held later at Celtic Park. In a joint statement, Lord Advocate Frank ...
For badmouthing senator-judges, impeachment court cites Corona lawyer for contempt
(Updated 10:31 pm) The Senate impeachment court on Monday cited for contempt a lawyer of Chief Justice Renato Corona for claiming at a press conference last month that Malacañang urged some senator-judges to disregard a Supreme Court order stopping ...
Defense Lawyer Offers His Own NYC Loft to Back Client's $2M Bond in High ...
Defense Lawyer Offers His Own NYC Loft to Back Client's $2M Bond in High ...
Rutgers student's lawyer looks for testimony discrepancies
By Kathy Johnson, (Somerville, NJ) Courier News By Gene Racz, (East Brunswick, NJ) Home News Tribune NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (USA TODAY) — The defense lawyer for a former Rutgers University student accused of electronically spying on his gay roommate ...
N.Y. Woman Charged in High-End Prostitution Ring Gets Lawyer
Gristina's current lawyer, Peter Gleason, told Justice Juan Merchan today that Gristina didn't have "two nickels to rub together." While granting her access to a public defender, the judge said if she is later found to have financial resources, ...
Lawyer says evidence in Oakland home invasion robbery case is unreliable
The defense attorney for one of two men accused of committing a string of home invasion robberies in Oakland in 2010 told jurors Monday that the evidence against them is too unreliable to find them guilty. In his closing argument in the trial of Romier ...
Casey Anthony lawyer: Threats have been made to Casey, legal team and their ...
Casey Anthony lawyer: Threats have been made to Casey, legal team and their ...
Missing Women inquiry adjourned to replace First Nations lawyer
By Suzanne Fournier, Postmedia News March 12, 2012 3:05 PM Lawyer Robyn Gervais was representing First Nations at the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry before qutting the inquiry last week. VANCOUVER — The Missing Women Commission of Inquiry will ...
Lawyer: Accused NYC madam 'doesn't have 2 nickels to rub together'
New York (CNN) -- A lawyer for an accused high-end New York madam said Monday that his client "doesn't have two nickels to rub together," and offered up his own loft as bail so the mother of four could get out of jail. Judge Juan Merchan will weigh the ...
Sandusky Lawyer Seeks Details on Charges
By JOHN W. MILLER A judge is set to rule as soon as Tuesday on whether prosecutors must provide more details about sexual-abuse charges against former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Mr. Sandusky, 68 years old, ...
Lawyer seeks delay of W.Va. mine blast pleading
(AP) - The former superintendent of the Upper Big Branch mine was to enter a plea next week, but his lawyer wants a delay. US District Judge Irene Berger scheduled a hearing in Beckley for March 22. But on Monday, defense attorney Tim Carrico asked for ...
Lawyer: Keep JPL Employee Religious Views Private
In a case about religious discrimination, defense lawyer Jim Zapp argued that employees' religious views should be kept out of the media. Judge seems skeptical. By Donna Evans The attorney arguing on behalf of Jet Propulsion Laboratory in a religious ...
Establish Special Corruption Court Now, Sokoto Lawyer Tells FG
By Ismail Mudashir, 13 March 2012 Sokoto — The Federal Government should as a matter of urgency establish a special court to entertain only corruption-related cases in the country, a Sokoto-based legal practitioner, Barrister Ferdinand Okotete, ...
Attorney, Susan Blasik-Miller, Named a Top 50 Women Super Lawyer 2012
Susan is a seven-year Super Lawyer designee and a five-year Top 50 Women Ohio Super Lawyer® recipient. Ms. Blasik-Miller was the first woman elected to official position (President) of the Ohio Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates, ...
Mattapan Massacre Lawyer: 'My Client's Totally Innocent'
BOSTON -- Closing arguments got under way Tuesday morning in the Boston trial of two men charged with massacring four people on a Mattapan street in September 2010, with the primary defendant's lawyer insisting his client is innocent of the crime and ...
Mattapan massacre defendant is 'totally innocent,' lawyer asserts; says ...
Mattapan massacre defendant is 'totally innocent,' lawyer asserts; says ...
Rutgers suicide trial: Defendant doesn't hate gays, lawyer says
By Michael Muskal Dharun Ravi, charged with using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate during a sexual encounter in their Rutgers dorm room, is a man without hate, his lawyer argued Tuesday. Defense attorney Steven Altman presented the defense summation ...
Thomas Puccio, Lawyer Who Had Notorious Clients, Dies at 67
Thomas P. Puccio, a tigerish New York lawyer who won fame prosecuting congressmen in the 1980s Abscam scandals, then switched sides and defended Claus von Bulow, corrupt politicians, an accused rapist who ran off to the ski slopes of Europe and other ...
Lawyer: Victim's Wife Fed Ga. Gunman's Delusions
Hemy Neuman's lawyer told the jury there was no doubt that his client gunned down Russell Sneiderman in November 2010. But he said he was insane during the shooting, partly because Sneiderman's wife Andrea fueled his delusions that he needed to kill ...
Indicted Lawyer Can Get Excuplatory Info Early
By RYAN ABBOTT WASHINGTON (CN) - Prosecutors cannot have as much time as they hoped to keep the lid on exculpatory material in the perjury and jury-tampering case against a criminal defense lawyer, a federal judge ruled. Charles Baum, who has decades ...
Defense lawyer in Rutgers webcam spying trial summations: Defendant is 'kid ...
Defense lawyer in Rutgers webcam spying trial summations: Defendant is 'kid ...
Lawyer: Queens bomb plot suspect was victim of NYPD Muslim spying plan
By Barry Paddock AND Corky Siemaszko / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Ahmed Ferhani's attorney says the Queens man, arrested last year in an alleged plot to bomb synogogues, was caught up in the NYPD's Muslim surveillance program. A Queens man accused of plotting ...
EU calls on Iran to release rights lawyer
BRUSSELS — The European Union on Tuesday called on Iran to release a prominent human rights lawyer recently sentenced to 18 years in prison, calling the verdict an "unacceptable attack" against the legal profession. "The High Representative is very ...
Lawyer: Victim's wife fed Ga. gunman's delusions
Hemy Neuman's lawyer told the jury that there was no doubt that his client gunned down Russell "Rusty" Sneiderman in November 2010. But he said Sneiderman's wife Andrea fed Neuman's dangerous delusions by encouraging him to believe he needed to kill ...
Lawyer: Victim's wife fed Ga. gunman's delusions
Hemy Neuman's lawyer told the jury that there was no doubt that his client gunned down Russell "Rusty" Sneiderman in November 2010. But he said Sneiderman's wife Andrea fed Neuman's dangerous delusions by encouraging him to believe he needed to kill ...
Lawyer: Victim's Wife Fed Ga. Gunman's Delusions
Hemy Neuman's lawyer told the jury that there was no doubt that his client gunned down Russell "Rusty" Sneiderman in November 2010. But he said Sneiderman's wife Andrea fed Neuman's dangerous delusions by encouraging him to believe he needed to kill ...
JPL Lawyer Portrays Laid Off Worker as Argumentative
Attorneys for David Coppedge and Jet Propulsion Laboratory gave opening statements Tuesday in the plaintiff's religious discrimination case. By Donna Evans Attorney William Becker, left, and David Coppedge talk in the hallway of the Los Angeles ...
Panel: Lawyer can represent suspect
Nelson tried to break the window of the locked truck, but couldn't, so nothing at the scene was disturbed when a Neptune patrolman arrived in the parking lot less than a minute and a half after the lawyer called 911. In his ruling, Mellaci said that ...
Well-known criminal lawyer Hardin to assist in Morton inquiry
By Chuck Lindell Well-known Houston trial lawyer Rusty Hardin has been named to act as special prosecutor for the court of inquiry that was convened last month in the Michael Morton case. The court of inquiry will determine whether former Williamson ...
Lawyer: Man competent for trial in Philly slayings
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A defense attorney for one of two men charged in the slayings of three people during the robbery of a west Philadelphia corner grocery store last fall says his client has a history of mental illness but has been found competent to ...
Thursday is 'Poolmageddon' for trial lawyers
President Obama's Department of Justice -- led by Attorney General Eric Holder -- has found a new way to make the Americans with Disabilities Act pay off for Democratic trial lawyer campaign donors. Since the ADA first became law in 1990, ...
Even Anti-Trial Lawyer Legal Experts Oppose HR 5
I've traded Tweets this morning with Ted Frank of the Manhattan Institute and is a leading critic of civil litigation, about his position on HR 5, the bill mandating limits on awards in medical malpractice lawsuits. With House leadership intent on ...
Borden Trial Lawyer's Journals Recently Discovered
History may have painted her in cold, remorseless hues but new evidence from her trial lawyer, including the ax that she was accused of using on her parents, have been uncovered that could add some sympathetic depth to Borden. According to ABC news, ...
Thursday is 'Pool-mageddon' for trial lawyers
President Obama's Department of Justice -- led by Attorney General Eric Holder -- has found a new way to make the Americans with Disabilities Act pay off for Democratic trial lawyer campaign donors. Since the ADA first became law in 1990, ...
Lawyer's Assault: HC Adjourns PILs Against Media, Police
PTI | Bangalore | Mar 14, 2012 Karnataka High Court today adjourned to March 21 the hearing of a batch of PILs seeking action against police for allegedly assaulting lawyers during the March 2 violence in the city civil court and the media for ...
Mass. bill seeks to deny lawyer to poor charged with certain crimes
By Matt Murphy Indigent defendants charged with certain misdemeanor crimes that carry no threat of jail time could be denied a court-appointed attorney under a bill to be filed Wednesday by Rep. David Linsky in an attempt to save the state millions of ...
Super Lawyers Names Seven Eisenberg, Rothweiler Attorneys As Top Attorneys in ...
Super Lawyers Names Seven Eisenberg, Rothweiler Attorneys As Top Attorneys in ...
Lawyer: Pa. man unfairly targeted in stalking case
GREENSBURG, Pa. (WTW) — A defense attorney says state police are unfairly smearing a 59-year-old man charged with breaking into the apartment of a college student and stalking the woman by suggesting the man has victimized others after finding several ...
Nicollette Sheridan - Lawyer: 'nicollette Sheridan's Case Is Desperate'
And after her lawyer, Mark Baute, suggested TV bosses had "got together to create a record of justifiable firing", Abc lead lawyer Levin told the jury the word "desperate" had been on his mind throughout the case. He said, "Desperate is claiming that ...
Chinese man in NY Fed cyber theft hires veteran crime lawyer
The New York lawyer has handled cases that have been splashed across the city's tabloids and has defended celebrity clients, including John "Junior" Gotti, the son of former New York mob leader John Gotti. The younger Gotti's trial in 2005 ended in a ...
Defense Lawyer Calls Nicollette Sheridan's Wrongful Terminaton Case 'Desperate'
And after her lawyer, Mark Baute, suggested TV bosses had "got together to create a record of justifiable firing", ABC lead lawyer Levin told the jury the word "desperate" had been on his mind throughout the case. He said, "Desperate is claiming that ...
Lawyer says motorists claiming cyclists "came from nowhere" is an unacceptable ...
Lawyer says motorists claiming cyclists "came from nowhere" is an unacceptable ...
Cape Elizabeth trial lawyer on way to federal circuit court judgeship
By Dawn Gagnon, BDN Staff WASHINGTON, DC — A nationally known trial lawyer from Cape Elizabeth on Wednesday cleared the first hurdle toward a seat on the US Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, which is based in Boston. William Kayatta Jr., 58, ...