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Defense lawyer: Jerry Sandusky did nothing criminal
by AP Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for opening statements in his trial on 52 counts of child sexual abuse involving 10 boys over a period of 15 years in Bellefonte, Pa., ...
Fish & Richardson Receives Top Tier 1 National Rankings in Patent Prosecution ...
Fish & Richardson Receives Top Tier 1 National Rankings in Patent Prosecution ...
Lawyer Thumbs Nose at Court, Baby in Her Arms
When lawyer Amber Vazquez Bode requested a continuance of her client's misdemeanor trial, the Justice of the Peace refused to grant it. This mom brought her baby to Court on the first day of trial, a ploy clearly meant to “punish” the Justice for the ...
Victim No. 4 recalls how Jerry Sandusky treated him like he 'was his ...
Victim No. 4 recalls how Jerry Sandusky treated him like he 'was his ...
Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Renowned Defence Lawyer to Receive Honorary ...
Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Renowned Defence Lawyer to Receive Honorary ...
Young detainee in Bahrain released on bail, lawyer says
The lawyer hopes the case will be dismissed, he said. "He is a child, and under international law children cannot be tried. They can make a mistake, but they cannot be legally tried for their actions," Khamees said. "The police record states that they ...
Lawyer: Motorist left scene of hit-skip because 'she's 20'
CAMP WASHINGTON — - A 20-year-old motorist faces a vehicular homicide charge in a fatal hit-skip accident on northbound Interstate 75 Monday. Brittany Ison of Delhi Township was behind the wheel of a 1993 Honda Civic that took off after hitting the ...
Famed personal injury lawyer Philip Corboy dies
By Barbara Vitello and Kimberly Pohl Famed personal injury trial lawyer Philip H. Corboy, whose legal career spanned more than 60 years and included work on one of the nation's worst aviation disasters — American Airlines Flight 191 which crashed near ...
Lawyer says jury should be 'rewarding' Clemens during closing arguments
By KEN DAVIDOFF WASHINGTON -- Rusty Hardin, Roger Clemens' lead attorney, told the jury, “You should be rewarding Roger Clemens, not prosecuting him” as the defense wrapped up its closing argument in this federal case. The government, meanwhile ...
Appeals Court Suspends Lawyer Accused of Exposing Himself to Opposing Counsel
By Debra Cassens Weiss A lawyer in Rochester, NY, has been suspended for two years based on a referee's findings that he exposed himself and fondled his opposing counsel during a pretrial conference. New York's Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial ...
Salinas' lawyer denied special request for jail visits
LAS CRUCES - Daniel Salinas' lawyer argued Monday that he needs to be able to sit in a room with his client at the Doña Ana County Detention Center and review evidence in order to properly defend him at trial. However, 3rd Judicial District Court Judge ...
Defense attorney Kevin Reddington speaks following Greig sentencing
BOSTON (AP) - A lawyer for the longtime girlfriend of Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger says she still loves him and has no regrets about helping him during their 16 years on the run together. Defense attorney Kevin Reddington spoke to the media ...
Santa Cruz Lawyer Wants to Say to Amanda Bynes: Wrong Strategy
Celebrity Takes DUI Defense to Twitter. Santa Cruz Criminal Attorney Terry Wapner weighs in on Amanda Bynes' action in her DUI defense. He points out where she went wrong and didn't help her case. In California, if you've already been arrested and you ...
Jury in Philly priest-abuse case returns Thursday
By MARYCLAIRE DALE, AP – 2 minutes ago As jurors failed to reach a verdict for a seventh day, a defense lawyer raged over their demands and a lone juror appeared distraught. Jurors are pondering the fate of accused Roman Catholic priest James Brennan ...
Lawyer: Auburn shooting suspect surrendered to police
by AP MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A defense attorney says a man accused of killing three people near Auburn University over the weekend has turned himself in. Attorney Susan James says in a phone interview that Desmonte Leonard was taken into custody on ...
Dechaine lawyer tries to sway judge to allow DNA evidence
BY ANN S. KIM Staff Writer PORTLAND -- DNA evidence from Sarah Cherry's left thumbnail would have been a game changer had it been allowed in Dennis Dechaine's murder trial in 1989, the prisoner's lawyer argued Tuesday. "DNA's been a topic almost from ...
CTLA Trial Lawyers Elect New President
In 2009 and then again in 2010, Attorney Walsh was selected as a top 10 Connecticut Super Lawyer by the same publication. A photograph of Attorney Walsh is attached; For additional information, please contact Neil Ferstand, CTLA Executive Director, ...
Lawyer Internet Marketing Tip! Adopt Google+ in your Lawyer Marketing
Rene Perras who run a boutique lawyer marketing firm Cepac.com discusses the increased importance of including Google+ versus Facebook in law firm's arsenal for lawyer Internet marketing. In the wake of the Panda and Penguin updates, Google has linked ...
St. Tammany Parish defense attorney deserts rape suspect mid-trial
The out-of-state lawyer did not show up for the trial or any prior hearings. Brown has been practicing law in the state since October 1998, according to the Louisiana State Bar Association. He and Assistant District Attorney Nick Noriea seated a jury ...
Holly Kammerer Named Top Woman Lawyer 2012. Law Week Colorado Honors Personal ...
Holly Kammerer Named Top Woman Lawyer 2012. Law Week Colorado Honors Personal ...
Greenlight for Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill 2012
KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat today passed the Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill 2012 which allows foreign legal firms to practice in Malaysia. Amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976 require senior partners of foreign law firms to be in Malaysia for ...
Commentary: The Black Lawyer Representing a White Supremacist
Time was that a Black female lawyer defending a white man would be inconceivable. Now it's no big deal. And, according to Cody's colleagues, she's going to do a great job of defending this white man, too: “A good criminal-defense attorney can handle ...
Let's Face It, Searching for an Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney in California ...
Let's Face It, Searching for an Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney in California ...
St. Paul killer's girlfriend asks police, 'Can I leave, get a lawyer?' Cops ...
St. Paul killer's girlfriend asks police, 'Can I leave, get a lawyer?' Cops ...
Robert E. Lytle Receives Mercer County Bar Association's Prestigious ...
Robert E. Lytle Receives Mercer County Bar Association's Prestigious ...
Defense lawyer in hotel heir killing says key prosecution witnesses in NY ...
Defense lawyer in hotel heir killing says key prosecution witnesses in NY ...
Lawyer: R.I. EDC board has quorum even without Senate confirming new appointees
By Kate Bramson PROVIDENCE, RI -- Even though the state Senate recessed without confirming Governor Chafee's six nominees to fill seats on the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation's board, the agency still has enough directors to conduct ...
It's never too late to turn a passion for justice into a satisfying career
It's also possible to become a legal executive – a lawyer specialising in a particular area of law – by following a training course provided by the Institute of Legal Executives in one of more than 90 accredited colleges (see ilex.org.uk for more ...
Lawyer Sentenced to Work in Sewage Treatment Plant; Prosecutors Cited 'Sex God ...
Lawyer Sentenced to Work in Sewage Treatment Plant; Prosecutors Cited 'Sex God ...
Chavez, Locsin in JBC list for chief justice post
Lawyer Brigido Dulay and ABAKADA party-list president Jonathan de la Cruz recommended Locsin while Manuel Baviera, organizer and founding member of the Whistle Blowers' Association of the Philippines, nominated Chavez. Locsin was described as “a ...
Defense lawyer: NY case against Florida woman based on speculation
JIM FITZGERALD AP WHITE PLAINS, NY — The case against a Florida woman in the 2009 killings of her millionaire husband and mother-in-law is based on suspicions, appearances, hearsay and speculation, her lawyer said Thursday. The defendant, Narcy Novack ...
David Aronofsky: UM's top lawyer to retire at year's end
University of Montana President Royce Engstrom announced Thursday that David Aronofsky, the university's chief legal counsel for the past 18 years, will retire at the end of the calendar year. The university's announcement was released in an email sent ...
New defense attorney appointed to defendant Leftwich
By Steve Fry On Thursday, a new lawyer was appointed to represent Dustin J. Leftwich, a Shawnee County man charged with murder and kidnapping in the death of a recent Seaman High School graduate. Kathleen Ambrosio, a Topeka lawyer, will defend Leftwich ...
Bail For U.S. Citizen Zack Shahin Must Be Immediate and Reasonable: Reiterates ...
Bail For U.S. Citizen Zack Shahin Must Be Immediate and Reasonable: Reiterates ...
Judge: Lawyer for Peterson's ex-wife can testify
Don Babwin, AP CHICAGO — A judge said Thursday he would order a divorce lawyer to testify about conversations he had with Drew Peterson's ex-wife before her 2004 drowning death — a ruling that defense attorneys said could help them even though they ...
Judge: Lawyer for Peterson's ex-wife can testify
CHICAGO | A judge said Thursday he would order a divorce lawyer to testify about conversations he had with Drew Peterson's ex-wife before her 2004 drowning death — a ruling that defense attorneys said could help them even though they had fought ...
Lawyer linked to stock fraud
An Auckland lawyer linked in court documents to a multinational $128 million stock fraud has lost a bid to stop the UK Serious Fraud Office (UK SFO) executing a search warrant on his law firm office. The lawyer, who has name suppression along with that ...
Wilbur Littlefield dies at 90; trial lawyer spent four decades with LA County ...
Wilbur Littlefield dies at 90; trial lawyer spent four decades with LA County ...
George Zimmerman: New discovery documents delivered to lawyer
George Zimmerman (left) sits with his attorney, Mark O'Mara, during his initial bond hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse - Friday, April 20, 2012. George Zimmerman's defense team has received another batch of discovery evidence from state ...
Judge: Lawyer for Peterson's ex-wife can testify
By DON BABWIN - AP CHICAGO – A judge said Thursday he would order a divorce lawyer to testify about conversations he had with Drew Peterson's ex-wife before her 2004 drowning death – a ruling that defense attorneys said could help them even though they ...
A Pantomime of Justice
By FRANCISCO TORO Christophe Ena/AP MONTREAL — The right to be present at your own trial is a core civil right. Certainly, article 125 of Venezuela's criminal procedure code bans in-absentia trials. Which is why, when faced with an attempt to sentence ...
Lawyer wants DNA evidence reviewed in 1989 murder trial
By Ann S. Kim PORTLAND, Maine — DNA evidence from Sarah Cherry's left thumbnail would have been a game changer had it been allowed in Dennis Dechaine's murder trial in 1989, the prisoner's lawyer argued Tuesday. "DNA's been a topic almost from the ...
Disturbing Disparity Between Emiratis and Foreign Businessmen Charged with ...
Disturbing Disparity Between Emiratis and Foreign Businessmen Charged with ...
CBS Lawyer Vows to Press 'Glass House' Case Despite Setback
“This comes down to whether there is going to be any copyright protection for reality television,” CBS litigator Scott Edelman tells The Hollywood Reporter. The lead attorney for CBS expressed his disappointment with a ruling Friday that will allow ...
Mary Alexander, San Francisco Victims' Attorney, to be Inducted Into CA Bar ...
Mary Alexander, San Francisco Victims' Attorney, to be Inducted Into CA Bar ...
Federal Criminal Lawyer Douglas McNabb of McNabb Associates - News On Current ...
Federal Criminal Lawyer Douglas McNabb of McNabb Associates - News On Current ...
Ex-business titan Gupta guilty of insider trading
* Gupta found guilty of four of six criminal counts * Defense lawyer says appeal is likely * Juror wanted to believe allegations were not true * Enough circumstantial evidence - juror By Grant McCool and Basil Katz NEW YORK, June 15 (Reuters) - Rajat ...
Diman lawyer's position becomes school job, garners tiered pay raises under ...
Diman lawyer's position becomes school job, garners tiered pay raises under ...
Richmond judge rejects woman's choice of lawyer
A woman who authorities say is responsible for the starvation death of her child may not replace her court-appointed attorney with the lawyer of her choosing, a Richmond judge ruled Friday. Judge Margaret P. Spencer of Richmond Circuit Court denied ...
Mary Alexander, San Francisco Victims' Attorney, to be Inducted Into CA Bar ...
Mary Alexander, San Francisco Victims' Attorney, to be Inducted Into CA Bar ...