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Thomas P. Puccio, lawyer who won Abscam convictions and defended von Bulow ...
Thomas P. Puccio, lawyer who won Abscam convictions and defended von Bulow ...
Soccer mom madam's lawyer a bizarre choice
Alleged Manhattan madam Anna Gristina appears in Manhattan Supreme Court on Monday with lawyer Peter Gleason, left. The Manhattan madam case has spawned several mysteries — who's in the little black book, what happened to all the money, ...
DA skewers alleged madam's bail plan
By Melissa Grace AND Tracy Connor / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Accused madam Anna Gristina's new lawyer dangled the possibility of a plea deal on Thursday as her family scrambled to come up with $200000 to spring her from jail. “You always consider a plea in ...
Controversial lawyer Peter Gleason quits brothel case so he can secure alleged ...
Controversial lawyer Peter Gleason quits brothel case so he can secure alleged ...
Blagojevich Arrives In Colorado For Prison, Ex-Lawyer Says He Will Be ...
Blagojevich Arrives In Colorado For Prison, Ex-Lawyer Says He Will Be ...
Stewart J. Eisenberg, Esq., of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg ...
Stewart J. Eisenberg, Esq., of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg ...
George Tanner Undergoing 'Medical Treatment' According to His Lawyer
Online sex sting case adjourned again as resigned Sleepy Hollow Planning Chair is currently seeking treatment; his lawyer was Jose Quinoy's defense attorney. By Krista Madsen George Tanner is seeking treatment. by courtesy of the Westchester County ...
US court allows Edwards to hire mistress's lawyers
Prosecutors previously alleged that another Edwards defense lawyer, Abbe Lowell, had a potential conflict of interest because he had previously represented Fred Baron, a former Edwards campaign finance chairman. Baron has since died, but Lowell had ...
Lawyer for 'Barefoot Bandit' Will Represent Afghan Massacre Suspect
ABC News has learned that shortly after the massacre suspect was detained for the shootings, he requested a lawyer and then did not volunteer much information. A military lawyer was assigned to him and represented him at a pre-trial confinement hearing ...
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Lawyer: Afghanistan suspect was loath to deploy
The US soldier accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians last weekend had twice been injured during tours in Iraq and was reluctant to leave on his fourth deployment, a Seattle lawyer said Thursday. By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press No comments have ...
St. Louis Personal Injury Attorney John Page Selected by National Trial ...
St. Louis Personal Injury Attorney John Page Selected by National Trial ...
Federal judge rejects defense attorney claim of vindictive prosecution in ...
Federal judge rejects defense attorney claim of vindictive prosecution in ...
Afghan massacre suspect upset at fourth tour: lawyer
He was not sure if he was ready for Afghanistan, the lawyer said. "He wasn't certain he was healthy enough. Physically, mostly," Browne said. Browne, who represented US serial killer Ted Bundy, described his client as an "exemplary" soldier and said ...
Lawyer: Afghanistan killings suspect was loath to deploy
AP SEATTLE — The US soldier accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians last weekend had twice been injured during tours in Iraq and was reluctant to leave on his fourth deployment, a Seattle lawyer said Thursday. "He wasn't thrilled about going on ...
Lawyer: Afghan suspect's friend had leg blown off
The US soldier accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan villagers last weekend saw his friend's leg blown off the day before the rampage, his lawyer said Thursday night. Seattle attorney John Henry Browne told The Associated Press that his client's family ...
Seattle Lawyer Defends US Soldier on Afghan Civilian Shooting Incident
The veteran defense lawyer claims that the soldier ostensibly 'snapped' under circumstances not wholly attributable to him. According to the information tabled by him: The soldier was on his fourth tour of a war zone; he had already been wounded twice ...
Soldier accused in killings heads to Kansas base
In his 30 years as a lawyer, Browne has taken on several high-profile cases, including serial killer Ted Bundy and the so-called Barefoot Bandit. In describing his latest client, Browne painted a picture of a decorated, career soldier who joined the ...
Afghan massacre suspect to arrive Friday at Kansas base, lawyer
The unidentified US soldier at the center of the massacre in which 16 Afghans, mostly women and children, were killed over the weekend may not be charged by US authorities for weeks, his defense lawyer said on Thursday. Browne, a prominent Seattle ...
Sandusky lawyer asks judge for release of juvenile arrest, psychological ...
Sandusky lawyer asks judge for release of juvenile arrest, psychological ...
Afghan massacre suspect to arrive Friday at Kansas base: lawyer
By Laura Myers | TACOMA, Washington (Reuters) - The US staff sergeant suspected in the killing of 16 Afghan civilians was scheduled to arrive on Friday at the Fort Leavenworth army base in Kansas, where he will be held in maximum security, his attorney ...
Sandusky's lawyer asks for records about accusers
(AP) - Jerry Sandusky's lawyer wants psychological reports, juvenile arrest records and other documents about his client's accusers to prepare for trial in the child sexual abuse case. Defense attorney Joe Amendola on Friday filed a 17-page response ...
Cops Raid Lawyer Connected to 'Millionaire Madam' Anna Gristina
DOWNTOWN — Detectives raided the downtown offices of a lawyer affiliated with the building where "Millionaire Madam" Anna Gristina allegedly ran her high-end prostitution ring. Investigators were seen Friday afternoon hauling off boxes of records from ...
Lawyer cites more PSU subpoenas
The details provided by Penn State President Rodney Erickson came as the school's lawyer said that a number of Penn State employees had received subpoenas from the state attorney general's office while Sandusky's lawyer told a judge he needs ...
Utah's repeal of panhandling law raised question about national impact
“The ruling could absolutely have an impact on other courts,” Liz Wiehl, a Harvard-educated trial lawyer and Fox News legal analyst, said Friday. “While they couldn't use it as binding precedent outside of the (9thCircuit), other courts could look to ...
Lawyer: Conflicting affidavits show police official's innocence in kidnap-slay ...
Lawyer: Conflicting affidavits show police official's innocence in kidnap-slay ...
Acquisition cost more damning than assessed value in Corona case, prosecution ...
Acquisition cost more damning than assessed value in Corona case, prosecution ...
Afghan Shooting Suspect Didn't Want to Deploy, Lawyer Says
March 15 (Bloomberg) -- The US soldier held in connection with the killings of 16 civilians in Afghanistan wasn't expecting to be deployed overseas again after he was injured twice in Iraq, his lawyer said. "He was told that he was not going to be ...
Suspect Gets Ted Bundy's Lawyer
By Andrew Harris, Sophia Pearson and Peter Robison on March 17, 2012 John Henry Browne, the lawyer for the US soldier suspected in the shooting deaths of 16 Afghan civilians, has a history of defending clients in multiple homicide cases, ...
Ted Bundy's Lawyer Represents Soldier in Afghan Rampage
John Henry Browne, the lawyer for the US soldier suspected in the shooting deaths of 16 Afghan civilians, has a history of defending clients in multiple homicide cases, including serial killer Ted Bundy and mass murderer Benjamin Ng. During his 40 ...
City gets tips on selling vacant properties from inspector general's office lawyer
By Michael Holtzman The City Council huddled for 2½ hours Thursday night with the lawyer for the state inspector general's office to learn how to better dispose of city property. The council was most concerned with the 10 vacant school buildings for ...
Bundy's Lawyer Represents Sergeant in Afghan Rampage
March 17 (Bloomberg) -- John Henry Browne, the lawyer for the US soldier suspected in the shooting deaths of 16 Afghan civilians, has a history of defending clients in multiple homicide cases, including serial killer Ted Bundy and mass murderer ...
Lawyer loses licence
A LAWYER'S practising certificate has been suspended until she pays a fine to the Independent Legal Services Commission. Laisa Lagilevu, who has been fined $1000 by the commission, also has to satisfy the Trust Account requirements of the Chief ...
RBS: legal profession carrying thousands of excess solicitor jobs
More than 5000 solicitor jobs in the UK would need to go to deal with substantial over-capacity in the legal market, according to a new report by one of the leading law firm bankers. A report released today (19 March) by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) ...
Analysis: Is the case against John Goodman beatable?
By Daphne Duret WEST PALM BEACH — The hot topic among the morning coffee crowd of lawyers near the courthouse last week was the DUI manslaughter case of Wellington polo club founder John Goodman, now on trial for the February 2010 crash that killed ...
Trial lawyer killed in Roanoke Co. crash
A crash in Roanoke County earlier this evening took the life of area trial lawyer and former Commonwealth's Attorney Richard Lawrence. Roanoke County police said the wreck happened about 5:50 pm on Catawba Valley Drive (Virginia 311) near Dutch Oven ...
Sandusky's lawyer wants arrest records of accusers
By Matt Carroll Jerry Sandusky's lawyer wants to see juvenile arrest records and psychological evaluations of his client's accusers. It's the latest attempt by defense attorney Joe Amendola to obtain additional information he said he needs to prepare ...
The Association's Lawyer: A Sword and a Shield
If I was teaching a bunch of law students a legal ethics course, a study of a lawyer's role in the affairs of the community association they represent would be the best place to start. A lawyer representing an association is almost always faced with a ...
Inside Straight: When Is 'Expensive' Cheap?
By Mark Herrmann One lawyer offers to represent you for $1000 an hour. Another lawyer offers to represent you for $400 an hour. Who's more expensive? The correct answer is: You don't know. You don't know for three reasons. First, some $1000-an-hour ...
Lawyer arrested in court after perjury claim
DETROIT (AP) — A defense lawyer has been arrested after prosecutors say he conspired to commit perjury and encouraged a witness to commit perjury in a murder case. The Detroit Free Press reports ( (link) ydZocm) defense attorney David Dunn ...
Sandusky's lawyer asks for records about accusers
Sandusky's lawyer wants psychological reports, juvenile arrest records and other documents about his client's accusers to prepare for trial in the child sexual abuse case. Defense attorney Joe Amendola on Friday filed a 17-page response that says ...
The Practice: A Lawyer to Emulate — Marc Randazza
I questioned whether the high calling of being a lawyer has today been reduced solely to a desire for cash, and as such, nothing more than the hope to be “first” on Google and have a “game changing” web presence. Which brings me to what you can call ...
Lawyer arrives to meet Afghan killings suspect
Lawyer John Henry Browne is having his first face-to-face meeting with Robert Bales, a 10-year Army veteran who is being held in an isolated cell at the military prison, post spokeswoman Rebecca Steed said. Bales, 38, has not been charged yet in the ...
US soldier accused of killing Afghan civilians meets with lawyer
Lawyer John Henry Browne is having his first face-to-face meeting with Robert Bales, a 10-year Army veteran who is being held in an isolated cell at the military prison, post spokeswoman Rebecca Steed said. Steed said earlier that Bales would be able ...
Worthy: Arrested lawyer's actions 'poison arrow to the heart of the criminal ...
Worthy: Arrested lawyer's actions 'poison arrow to the heart of the criminal ...
New York Mets owners and Bernard Madoff lawyer call halt to legal battle
A courtroom battle between the owners of the New York Mets baseball team and lawyers representing the victims of Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme was narrowly averted as the two sides settled on the courtroom steps. The trial between Irving Picard ...
Medical examiner's office: Trial lawyer Lawrence died of injuries sustained in ...
Medical examiner's office: Trial lawyer Lawrence died of injuries sustained in ...
Lawyer arrested, tried to get witness to lie, Wayne County prosecutor says
By Laura Phelps Detroit— A defense attorney was charged Monday with conspiring to commit perjury in a murder trial after being arrested during a court session this morning. Around 9:15 am, attorney David Dunn was arrested in Wayne County Circuit Court ...
Lawyer: Bales wasn't drunk and can't remember
(CBS News) LEAVENWORTH, Kansas -- The defense of accused murderer Sgt. Robert Bales began Monday when he spent more than seven hours with three of his lawyers, including defense attorney John Henry Browne. At their meeting, Bales did not confess to the ...
Curtin & Heefner's Business Lawyer Krista Harper Named among SmartCEO ...
Curtin & Heefner's Business Lawyer Krista Harper Named among SmartCEO ...