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Lawyer: Feds digging up mobster's yard in hunt for Gardner paintings
FBI agents with dogs swarmed the backyard of a reputed Connecticut mobster today in a hunt for the long-lost Gardner Museum masterworks, the alleged gangster's lawyer told the Herald. Agents are executing a search-and-seizure warrant to look for guns ...
Lawyer: Feds digging up mobster's yard in hunt for Gardner paintings
FBI agents, bloodhounds, beagles and a ferret are swarming the backyard of a reputed Connecticut mobster in a hunt for the long-lost Gardner Museum masterworks, the alleged gangster's lawyer told the Herald. Agents are executing a search-and-seizure ...
Lawyer says former HMB officer not competent to stand trial
by Mark Noack A former Half Moon Bay police officer charged with embezzling money from his union might be mentally unfit to stand trial, according to his own defense attorney. On Monday, a publicly appointed attorney representing former policeman Askia ...
Defense Lawyer Chastises Media For "Gunpoint Rape" Cop's "Unjust" Sentence
This week, former police officer Michael Pena was sentenced to 75 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 25-year-old school teacher at gunpoint while off-duty in Manhattan last August. In the Daily News today, his defense attorney Ephraim Savitt ...
Tribe's lawyer charged by feds in money laundering scheme
An attorney for the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians is among four people facing federal bribery and money laundering charges stemming from an alleged scheme in which employees kicked back about $185000 to the lawyer and his wife, ...
Trial Lawyer Brad Lakin, Esq. Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress To ...
Trial Lawyer Brad Lakin, Esq. Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress To ...
Orange County Trial Attorney Gregory G. Brown Named to Multi-Million Dollar ...
Orange County Trial Attorney Gregory G. Brown Named to Multi-Million Dollar ...
New York State's Top Court Tells Wall Street Compliance Pros To Be Afraid, Be ...
New York State's Top Court Tells Wall Street Compliance Pros To Be Afraid, Be ...
Zimmerman's lawyer wants to delay document release
(AP) — The lawyer for the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin wants to delay the release of documents in the case. Attorney Mark O'Mara said on his website Monday that he's concerned that making ...
Judge in Sandusky case weighs defense subpoenas
In a series of discovery requests made to the attorney general's office in recent months, Sandusky lawyer Joe Amendola has sought school transcripts, medical records going back to birth, Internet search histories, Facebook account details, ...
George Warren "Moose" Mix, attorney
He was a great trial lawyer and was a wonderful friend to everyone at the bar," said Judge Turnbull, now administrative judge for Baltimore County Circuit Court. "When he was on the Judicial Nominating Committee, he was always concerned about the ...
George Warren "Moose" Mix, attorney
He was a great trial lawyer and was a wonderful friend to everyone at the bar," said Judge Turnbull, now administrative judge for Baltimore County Circuit Court. "When he was on the Judicial Nominating Committee, he was always concerned about the ...
Zimmerman's lawyer expects to get evidence Monday; special prosecutor says the ...
Zimmerman's lawyer expects to get evidence Monday; special prosecutor says the ...
Brad Lakin Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress To Release “Protect and ...
Brad Lakin Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress To Release “Protect and ...
4 questions for a pro: Lawyer S. William Moore
For more than 35 years, S. William Moore was an attorney in Sarasota with Brigham Moore, the largest eminent domain litigation firm in the United States. To lower overhead costs in response to the recession, the firm disbanded this year, ...
Helena attorney disputes federal authority in medical marijuana case
A Helena lawyer is asking a federal court judge to throw out the charges against his client, saying that the US Attorney's office has no right to “veto” Montan avoters' approval of medical marijuana. Michael Donahoe, a federal defense attorney, ...
Zimmerman's lawyer expects to get evidence Monday; special prosecutor says the ...
Zimmerman's lawyer expects to get evidence Monday; special prosecutor says the ...
Q and A With California Senate Candidate Rick Williams, a "Ron Paul Republican"
One of the more passionate Ron Paul activists I met in the course of researching my out-soon book Ron Paul's Revolution: The Man and the Movement He Inspired was Los Angeles-based corporate trial lawyer Rick Williams, who is now running for the federal ...
Defense attorney says medical marijuana prosecutions are an attempt to 'veto ...
Defense attorney says medical marijuana prosecutions are an attempt to 'veto ...
Volusia Personal Injury Lawyer Talks to Students on "Law Day"
The students' introspective letters ranged from words of appreciation of Ziffra's information: “I really didn't want to be a lawyer, but now I do because I have lots of information about it,” and “Lying is not the solution,” to compliments on his ...
Key West lawyer tries again for seat on appeals court
By LARRY KAHN Key West attorney Ed Scales once again is trying for a spot on the Third District Court of Appeal. Judge Juan Ramirez Jr. has resigned from the 10-judge court, which hears appeals from Monroe and Miami-Dade counties, creating the vacancy, ...
Lawyer: Reputed NYC mobster quit crime family
In his opening, Burke's lawyer said his client "did associate with these people because he grew up with them." The defendant also robbed drug dealers as a young mob associate to support a cocaine habit, the lawyer said. But Burke never was officially ...
Top Lawyer Blasts World Bank's Doing Business Report
HARARE, May 13, 2012 - TOP corporate lawyer, Edwin Manikai of Dube, Manikai and Hwacha Legal Practitioners (Private) Limited (DMHe) says the World Bank's Doing Business Report is not telling the truth about the situation in Zimbabwe undergoing economic ...
Local lawyer receives statewide, national honors
A local lawyer has won a national award and a statewide award recognizing her work with low-income and minority clients in the legal aid field. Abigail Turner, 67, has worked in the commonwealth for less than six years, but has already made an ...
Shock at death of top lawyer
By Lungelo Mkamba and Kamini Padayachee The luxury Mercedes-Benz in which top attorney Mvuseni Ngubane allegedly commited suicide at his Kloof home. Picture: Doctor Ngcobo There are still questions over what might have pushed top Durban attorney ...
Henry Banda's Lawyer, Robert Amsterdam, Comments on Threatening Letter from ...
Henry Banda's Lawyer, Robert Amsterdam, Comments on Threatening Letter from ...
Madras High Court: 'fly-in, fly-out' does not contravene the Advocates Act
The petition, filed by lawyer AK Balaji, asked the Indian government, the Reserve Bank of India and the Bar Council of India (BCI) to “take appropriate action” against a large group of named foreign firms plus “any other foreign law firms or foreign ...
Translating Slaughter and May's European best friends approach to Asia-Pacific ...
Translating Slaughter and May's European best friends approach to Asia-Pacific ...
President Michael Sata Threatens Henry Banda's Lawyer Robert Amsterdam
WASHINGTON DC, 14 May 2012 – On Friday May 11th, the offices of international lawyer Robert Amsterdam received correspondence from legal representatives of Zambian President Michael Chilufya Sata threatening litigation and demanding compensation in ...
Zimmerman's lawyer to get first look at evidence today
By Rene Stutzman and Jeff Weiner, Orlando Sentinel SANFORD – Who gets to see the evidence against George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer awaiting trial on a charge of second-degree murder? Today, that will likely become a point of dispute ...
Edwards on list of potential witnesses, as defense tries to discredit ex ...
Edwards on list of potential witnesses, as defense tries to discredit ex ...
Complex Commercial Litigation Duo Joins Crowell & Moring, Boosts New York ...
Complex Commercial Litigation Duo Joins Crowell & Moring, Boosts New York ...
Lamar University's distinguished alumnus David Beck to speak at commencement ...
Lamar University's distinguished alumnus David Beck to speak at commencement ...
Archdiocese Lawyer Says Philadelphia Cardinal Lied To Hide List of Predator ...
Archdiocese Lawyer Says Philadelphia Cardinal Lied To Hide List of Predator ...
NETFLIX PICKS: THE LINCOLN LAWYER
Another Connelly mystery recently put to screen, THE LINCOLN LAWYER, barrels forth with the same hurried pace and driven main character, except Mick Haller (McConaughey) is a defense attorney. And not a very popular one. People in the detective world ...
Dr. Michael Brown's Lawyers: Wife's Lawyer Called Us The C-Word And "Flat ...
Dr. Michael Brown's Lawyers: Wife's Lawyer Called Us The C-Word And "Flat ...
John Travolta's Lawyer Willing To Fight To The Death Over Allegations
Over the past few days, there have been rumors John Travolta's lawyer Marty Singer might push for a mediation with a private judge and sealed transcripts to avoid the attention of a very public trial. It turns out those rumors are false, ...
Man pleads for travel expenses for lawyer
Marie man, who faces charges from a foul-mouthed tirade in a local courtroom, complained Monday that he is unable to find a lawyer to represent him. Ernest Caputo told Ontario Court Justice Andrew Buttazzoni that local lawyers he has contacted aren't ...
Ezra Klein: Is the filibuster unconstitutional?
According to Best Lawyers — “the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession” — Emmet Bondurant “is the go-to lawyer when a business person just can't afford to lose a lawsuit.” He was its 2010 Lawyer of the Year for ...
DUI law too vague, lawyer tells appeals court
An Aurora woman convicted of killing five teens in a drunken-driving accident should get a new sentencing hearing because of vague language in Illinois DUI laws, her attorney told an Appellate Court panel Monday. The three justices from the 2nd ...
CERA Lawyer Wins In-House Award
Bronwyn Arthur Chief Legal Officer Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) was named the Chapman Tripp Public Sector In-House Lawyer of the Year, at the CLANZ Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony on Friday 11 May. Ms Arthur was required to undertake ...
Lawyer Says Edwards' Lying Was Out Of Concerns For Wife's Health
John Edwards lied repeatedly about his affair and made subsequent attempts to cover it up, acknowledges his lawyer. However, he did it to spare his wife, his defense attorney Abbe Lowell said. During a hearing last week before US District Judge ...
Is the filibuster unconstitutional?
According to Best Lawyers — “the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession” — Emmet Bondurant “is the go-to lawyer when a business person just can't afford to lose a lawsuit.” He was its 2010 Lawyer of the Year for ...
The Lawyer You Refer Cases To May Be a Cannibal
For instance, a well-known Hartford firm, after having built its business for decades through word of mouth lawyer referrals is now directly advertising on radio and TV for clients. The ads are apologetic but impactful. To paraphrase a recent ad ...
Ex-cop on Zoloft, mentally 'unconscious' during rape, lawyer says
Attorneys for a former Westminster police detective will try to persuade a jury that he was under the influence of the antidepressant Zoloft and not responsible for the kidnapping and rape of a woman in 2010. Det. Anthony Nicholas Orban was so ...
Longtime Crestview lawyer dies at 88
Ferrin Campbell Sr., a longtime lawyer, three-term state legislator and Okaloosa County's first appointed sheriff, died Saturday at the age of 88. Though he obviously had people and political skills, Campbell seems to be best remembered for his love of ...
Josh Brolin May Play Erin Brockovich-Style Lawyer Who Stood Up To Ford
Josh Brolin could play the Erin Brockovich-style lawyer who stuck up for the victims who were injured or killed when their Ford Explorers rolled over after the weak Firestone tires exploded. MIchael Douglas had been attached for the lawyer role when he ...
Texas trial lawyer Fred Baron gave $74000 to John Edwards mistress Rielle ...
Texas trial lawyer Fred Baron gave $74000 to John Edwards mistress Rielle ...
Barry P. Wilson, fiery defense attorney, begins serving 90-day jail sentence
By Travis Andersen, Globe Staff Fiery defense lawyer Barry P. Wilson surrendered today at Suffolk Superior Court to begin serving a 90-day jail sentence, after being found in contempt of court last year for his behavior during jury selection in a ...
Edwards Witness Changes Testimony
Wade Smith, a North Carolina trial lawyer who has represented Edwards, initially denied telling the attorney for wealthy backer Rachel "Bunny" Mellon that Edwards acknowledged the receipt or hundreds of thousands of dollars in what became known as ...