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Many looked away from nude photos
For example, all lawyers in this province are obligated to report misconduct by another lawyer to the Law Society of Manitoba. It is, simply put, one of the pillars of self-regulation. Even so, lawyers at the century-old Thomson Dorfman Sweatman firm ...
Tribunal Deregisters Three Corrupt Lawyers
Mr Chivhinge, who was registered as a lawyer in September 1992 after completing a Bachelor of Laws (Hon) degree, was taken to the LPDT over allegations of funds embezzlement, failing to pay Zimra dues on behalf of the clients and failure to pay ...
Lawyer: Defending Colo. shooter charges hard
Lawyer: Defending Colo. shooter charges hard · Expect airfares to take flying leap · Whiskey Row building to be demolished · Man dies in officer-involved shooting · 2 people rescued from storm drain in Tucson · Colo. theater lacked security, unlike ...
Lawyer: Tough defense for Colo. shooter
Dress code set for Litchfield teachers · Lawyer: Tough defense for Colo. shooter · Mudslides force part of I-17 down to 1 lane · West Nile virus mosquitoes found in Pinal · Listing service creates Phoenix board game · Ariz. parolees on hook for drug ...
Dr. Kevorkian's former lawyer surfaces with an anti-Romney message
In one of the more bizarre political advertisements of the cycle Jack Kevorkian's former lawyer, Geoffrey Fieger, has surfaced with an anti-Romney message for voters and a new ad for his team of trial lawyers. Recalling the Washington Post article ...
How Forensic Psychiatry Informs Trials
There seemed to be indications, at least to me and the other lawyer, the other defense counsel, that there was a mental health issue but this defendant did not want to raise it. And I think that's a fairly common occurrence. People don't want to be ...
Accused Phila. priest hires lawyer
Arrested Thursday and charged with sexually assaulting an altar boy, the Rev. Andrew McCormick turned to a lawyer who knew the terrain - William J. Brennan Jr., just one month off of representing another priest in the recent Philadelphia Catholic ...
Supreme Judicial Court upheld lower court dismissal of lawsuit against ...
Supreme Judicial Court upheld lower court dismissal of lawsuit against ...
Missing defense attorney ordered to appear Aug. 28
A Crown Point defense attorney facing a civil contempt citation for missing court appearances has been ordered to attend a hearing next month. Lake Superior Court Judge pro tem J. Philip McGraw set an Aug. 28 hearing for Shante Henry, who failed to ...
Missing body doesn't prevent Oakland murder defendant from being sent to prison
OAKLAND -- A man found guilty of second-degree murder for killing his girlfriend whose body has never been found was sent to prison Monday for 15 years to life, ending an eight-year-long saga for the victim's family. Eric Mora, 56, sat silently as ...
Biden rips Romney, defends trial lawyers at Chicago fundraiser
Vice President Joe Biden told a fundraising audience of 700 trial lawyers at a downtown hotel Monday that a Mitt Romney presidency likely would have a disastrous impact on the middle class and warned of the presumptive Republican nominee's picks to the ...
Peterson lawyer Brodsky talks of trial at cigar store appearance
Peterson lawyer Brodsky talks of trial at cigar store appearance. Email · print. Joel Brodsky. At Tesa Cigar Lounge in Chicago, Joel Brodsky, attorney for Drew Peterson talks about the start of tomorrows trial as Peterson is accused of killing his 3rd ...
Drew Peterson trial: The prosecutor, the defense attorney and the judge
James Glasgow, 61, will give the prosecution's opening statement Tuesday. The Will County state's attorney is in his fourth term and facing a re-election fight in November. Glasgow won his first election in 1992 as a Democrat against Edward Burmila ...
Rehoboth Selectmen hire new town legal counsel
The town of Rehoboth will now be legally represented by Blatman, Bobrowksi and Mead out of Newburyport after Monday night's selectmen meeting. The town's legal counsel was previously Kopelman and Paige out of Boston. “We originally interviewed 11 ...
Cuomo Said to Dissuade Lawyer Use by Witnesses
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, leading a high-profile investigation into the State Police when he was attorney general, angered top officials at the agency by discouraging them from obtaining legal representation during the inquiry, according to ...
Lawyer Brennan hired to defend Father McCormick in sex-abuse case
Andrew McCormick turned to a lawyer who knows the terrain - William J. Brennan Jr., just one month off representing another priest in the recent Philadelphia Catholic clergy-sex-abuse trial. Brennan confirmed Monday that he had been hired to represent ...
eFax® Brings Order to the Business of Law
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 31, 2012) - The halls of justice are increasingly being taken to the streets as legal professionals use cloud computing and mobile solutions to un-tether from the traditional law office. According to the 2012 survey ...
Lawyer's conflict could delay a second high-profile case
A Milwaukee defense lawyer in a political embezzlement case who failed to inform his client, co-counsel and local prosecutors that he'd taken a job with the Fond du Lac County District Attorney made the same error in another high-profile case — that ...
DUI Attorney Riverside Law Firm Ads Clients By Offering Free Consultations For ...
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Jimmy Dimora sentencing: Judge grills defense attorney on gifts to former ...
Jimmy Dimora sentencing: Judge grills defense attorney on gifts to former ...
eFax(R) Brings Order to the Business of Law
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/31/12 -- The halls of justice are increasingly being taken to the streets as legal professionals use cloud computing and mobile solutions to un-tether from the traditional law office. According to the 2012 survey ...
Lawyer Marketing Key Point: If You Are Marketing to Everyone, You Are ...
Lawyer Marketing Key Point: If You Are Marketing to Everyone, You Are ...
Cape Elizabeth lawyer's judicial nomination will not get US Senate vote
William Kayatta Jr., now a trial lawyer with Portland-based Pierce Atwood, was nominated by President Barack Obama to fill the appeals court seat vacated by Judge Kermit Lipez, a South Portland resident. Lipez is taking senior judicial status, opening ...
China Watch – A foreign lawyer's view from the inside
With the whole world basking in the spirit of the London Olympic Games, I thought it might be timely to share some reflections on the 2008 Beijing Olympics based on my prior work on the Bird's Nest and Water Cube venue projects. In addition to the more ...
Lawyer named to replace convicted Wake judge
Beverly Perdue on Tuesday named a Raleigh lawyer as a Wake County District Court judge, replacing a former judge who pleaded guilty to signing orders that altered sentences in dozens of impaired driving cases. Louis B. Meyer III is a past president of ...
Drew Peterson's Lawyer Maintains Third Wife Died By Accident But Was a ...
Drew Peterson's Lawyer Maintains Third Wife Died By Accident But Was a ...
LA litigator seeks house arrest to accommodate hip surgery
DEA, V.A. bought spy software · Lawsuit alleges NCAA's scholarship rules violate antitrust laws · Toyota litigation takes a turn · First Circuit tosses $30 million fee award in Volkswagen case · Court finds ethics warning trampled lawyer's speech ...
Defense attorney mishap touches reptile case
A Milwaukee defense lawyer in a political embezzlement case who failed to inform his client, co-counsel and local prosecutors that he'd taken a job with the Fond du Lac County district attorney's office made the same error in another high-profile case ...
UM hires special lawyer for NCAA investigation
MISSOULA - The University of Montana is paying an outside lawyer more than $200 dollars an hour for legal counsel throughout the National Collegiate Athletic Association's investigation into the athletic department. UM interim athletic director Jean ...