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Wherein Max Kennerly attacks a strawman
Yesterday on Twitter, trial lawyer Max Kennerly accused me of promoting non-substantive policies in a throwaway tweet. I challenged him to name one. Rather than admit that he was wrong, he made up one: he falsely claims that I think "injury plaintiffs ...
Pussy Riot prosecutors' argument based on religious dictates - lawyer
"What are the state prosecutors' charges? (The band members) were wearing clothes of a wrong color, standing in a wrong place, praying in a wrong manner, at a wrong speed, and turned to the wrong side when crossing themselves, with their bums facing a ...
Drew Peterson Trial Continues: Prosecutors Focus On Botched Investigation
Drew Peterson's Lawyer Expects Case to Be Thrown Out by Judge ... Jury selection gets under way in the Drew Peterson murder trial - CNN · As Drew Peterson faces murder trial in death of third wife, a question ... Drew Peterson trial updates: Deputy ...
Sharen Ghatan: Science is Vital to the Practice of Criminal Law
Sharen Ghatan: Science is Vital to the Practice of Criminal Law. New studies reveal that juvenile criminals may be predisposed to their behavior as a result of impaired brain development caused by early adversity. Criminal defense attorney, Sharen ...
McClellan Receives Highest Professional Honor
This year's recipient, Craig McClellan, has obtained 95 verdicts and settlements in excess of one million dollars each, and is a three-time recipient of the "Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award" from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego for cases in which ...
Lawyer, client arrested on jail sex charge - Las Vegas Review
Lawyer, client arrested on jail sex charge. Tools. Tweet. Email; Print; Save. Post to Digg · Post to Google Buzz · Post to StumbleUpon · Post to reddit · RSS. Related Content. Woman shot while driving in North Las Vegas · Stoney's North Forty files for ...
Ferrari Snob Claims He Was Concussed by Cop Whose Foot He Did Not Crush ...
Ferrari Snob Claims He Was Concussed by Cop Whose Foot He Did Not Crush ...
Prominent lawyer Karl Rominger to represent family searching for daughter
Prominent lawyer Karl Rominger to represent family searching for daughter. Images. Stouffer was reported missing to Palmyra Police. (Palmyra Police). Related Links. UPDATE(2): Hundreds attend candlelight vigil for missing Palmyra woman · UPDATE: ...
Lawyer: Ohio moviegoer armed himself because of Colorado shooting
Lawyer: Ohio moviegoer armed himself because of Colorado shooting. Comments. Scott A. Smith. Zoom. Scott A. Smith (Westlake Police Department). Westlake, Ohio — A defense attorney says an Ohio man who brought a gun, ammunition and several ...
'Happy Lawyer': Not an Oxymoron
'Happy Lawyer': Not an Oxymoron. I spent many years enduring the practice of law before I finally learned how to actually enjoy it. Here are some lessons learned over 30 years that might help other lawyers enjoy their practices, too. by James W ...
State highlights botched Peterson investigation
State highlights botched Peterson investigation. Updated at 09:40 PM today. Drew Peterson lead defense attorney Joel Brodsky leaves the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill. after the second day of the murder trial of Peterson. Peterson, 58, is ...
Suspended Griz QB Jordan Johnson pleads not guilty to rape
Suspended University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson pleaded not guilty to rape Tuesday in Missoula County District Court. Late Tuesday afternoon, defense attorney Kirsten Pabst filed a motion seeking to dismiss the charge against him ...
Fort Myers Attorney Vicki Sproat Named to Executive Council of Florida Bar ...
Fort Myers Attorney Vicki Sproat Named to Executive Council of Florida Bar ...
'Xanax to blame' woman accused of attempted murder says
As the trial got under way, her lawyer said White was heavily medicated on Xanax to deal with the stress of her divorce from Jon Robert White. "At some point in our lives we have all done or said something that we wouldn't have done if we were in total ...
Lawyer, client accused of sex act in jail visit
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas defense attorney is accused of a sex act with a female client during a visit at the Clark County jail. Authorities say 58-year-old Curtis Cannon and his 23-year-old client Crystal Wallis were arrested on suspicion of ...
Casey Anthony prosecutor eyes state attorney seat
Casey Anthony prosecutor eyes state attorney seat. A former Florida trial lawyer who unsuccessfully prosecuted Casey Anthony on a charge of murdering her daughter is now running for a key state attorney seat. By KYLE HIGHTOWER. Associated Press ...
Drew Peterson Trial: Former Police Officer Testifies Stacy Peterson Upset Over ...
Drew Peterson Trial: Former Police Officer Testifies Stacy Peterson Upset Over ...
Christopher T. Nace Named Chair of the American Association for Justice New ...
Christopher T. Nace Named Chair of the American Association for Justice New ...
Jeff Ashton, Prosecutor In Casey Anthony Case, Runs For State Attorney Seat
A former Florida trial lawyer who unsuccessfully prosecuted Casey Anthony on a charge of murdering her daughter is now running for a key state attorney seat. The opponent whom Jeff Ashton is trying to unseat in next Tuesday's primary in Orange and ...
Paris dismantles Gypsy camp, families vanish
A former Florida trial lawyer who unsuccessfully prosecuted Casey Anthony on a charge of murdering her daughter is now running for a key state attorney seat. A former Florida trial lawyer who unsuccessfully prosecuted Casey Anthony on a charge of ...
Murder trial begins in 2010 shooting death at gas station party
Murder trial begins in 2010 shooting death at gas station party · Marquise Smith.jpg A prosecutor told a jury today that the man accused of shooting and killing a 26-year-old single mother of three at a late-night south Sacramento gas station party two ...
August Wisconsin Lawyer Highlights Right to Counsel, Includes Feature: Are ...
August Wisconsin Lawyer Highlights Right to Counsel, Includes Feature: Are ...
Defense: Plea deal in works in eastern Pa. slaying
EASTON, Pa. -- A defense attorney has told a judge that he expects a man charged in the shooting death of his brother-in-law to eventually plead guilty as part of a plea bargain. Thirty-four-year-old Todd Lindenmoyer of Northampton is charged with ...
One more task force on the legal profession's problems
alm national. The American Lawyer · The Am Law Litigation Daily · Corporate Counsel · Law Technology News · The National Law Journal. alm regional. Connecticut Law Tribune · Daily Business Review (FL) · Delaware Law Weekly · Daily Report (GA) · The ...
The death penalty and Jared Lee Loughner
Jared Lee Loughner pleaded guilty Tuesday to 19 counts involving a 2011 shooting in Tucson that left six dead and 13 others, including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, wounded. As part of the deal, Loughner will receive a sentence of life without parole ...
George Zimmerman's lawyer announces 'Stand Your Ground' hearing
George Zimmerman's lawyer announces 'Stand Your Ground' hearing. George Zimmerman sits with his attorney, Mark O'Mara, during his initial bond hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse - Friday, April 20, 2012. Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, ...
So to Speak | Joe Blundo commentary: Need a lawyer? Author has advice
Retired Columbus lawyer Tom Twyford sets the tone early in his consumer guide to the legal profession. Page 5 of the self-published book poses the question: What motivates lawyers?His answer: “Money!! And, I might add, plenty of it.” The book, Legal ...
First ever oath taking ceremony for new entrants in Jammu and Kashmir HC
9.8.2012 (UNI) First ever oath taking and distribution of advocates license ceremony for new entrants of legal professionals was organised in the history of Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Before delivery of enrolment certificates (Advocate license) to ...
'Stand Your Ground' hearing could potentially clear Zimmerman in Trayvon ...
'Stand Your Ground' hearing could potentially clear Zimmerman in Trayvon ...
Detectives Use Undercover Camera To Catch A Lawyer Allegedly Having Sex ...
Detectives Use Undercover Camera To Catch A Lawyer Allegedly Having Sex ...
Defense lawyer's contempt case overturned
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. SAN FRANCISCO -- A California appeals court says a judge should not have sentenced a lawyer five days in jail and fined him $2500 for being unprepared for ...
Bloomberg BNA Insights App Wins ACLEA Technology 2012 Award of ...
Bloomberg BNA Insights App Wins ACLEA Technology 2012 Award of ...
Proposition 37: Beware of Trial Lawyers Lurking in your Food
The lawsuits would play out in the real world like this: An unscrupulous lawyer would walk the grocery aisles looking for unlabeled products with ingredients for which GE varieties exist (corn starch, corn syrup, soybean oil, or canola oil). Prop. 37 ...
Lawyer: Teen didn't mean to point laser at players
ST. LOUIS -- The attorney for a suburban St. Louis teenager accused of waving a laser pointer during a Cardinals game says the teen didn't mean to point it at players. Seventeen-year-old Eric Bogard of Creve Coeur was charged Wednesday with disturbing ...
Attorney: former Lafayette police officer charged with sexual battery 'ready ...
Attorney: former Lafayette police officer charged with sexual battery 'ready ...
Fairborn hires outside legal counsel for development projects
The city of Fairborn continues to invest money into its economic development plan, with the latest move budgeting $17000 for outside legal counsel with Smith & Hale LLC to assist the city in development projects. The funds are in addition to the $90000 ...
Samsung Trial Lawyer Skips the Judge for the Media, Apple Asks for ...
Samsung Trial Lawyer Skips the Judge for the Media, Apple Asks for ...
Accused Colorado shooter has "mental illness," defense attorney says
... information on our comment policy, see (link) . Comments (1). AZWarrior wrote: Well, that remains to be determined by a mental health professional, not a ...
Accused Denver shooter sought help for mental illness - lawyer
CENTENNIAL, Colorado (Reuters) - Accused Colorado shooter James Holmes, charged with murder over a shooting rampage last month at a movie theater in a Denver suburb, has a "mental illness" and tried to get help before the shooting, his defense ...
Accused Colorado gunman sought help for mental illness: lawyer
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - Accused Colorado gunman James Holmes, charged with murder over a shooting rampage last month at a movie theater in a Denver suburb, has a "mental illness" and tried to get help before the shooting, his defense attorney ...
Fast-Paced Trial in China Murder Leaves Shadows
Ms. Gu and her accomplice, Zhang Xiaojun, were deprived of their own legal counsel and forced to accept a government-appointed lawyer. No defense witnesses were produced during the trial. The defendants' lawyers never had a chance to review the ...
James Holmes, Accused Colorado Gunman, Sought Help For Mental Illness, His ...
James Holmes, Accused Colorado Gunman, Sought Help For Mental Illness, His ...
COURT STOPS LAWYERS' PARLY PROBE
HALTS PROBE: The High Court of Swaziland has stopped the lawyer's parly probe. FINALLY, the probe which parliament intended to institute against lawyers has been stopped by the court. On or about June 2012 through their organisation, the Law Society ...
Ex-officer preps for trial
Pull quote: "All I can tell you is my client is ready to go to trial." Thomas Alonzo, criminal defense attorney for Former Lafayette Police Department Cpl. Jackie Hagan. Photo cutline: Former Lafayette Police Department Cpl. Jackie Hagan is charged ...
Lawyer says Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes sought help for mental ...
Lawyer says Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes sought help for mental ...
Brian Chase Named Top Orange County Personal Injury Attorney by Avvo ...
Brian Chase Named Top Orange County Personal Injury Attorney by Avvo ...
Brian Chase Named Top Orange County Personal Injury Attorney by Avvo ...
Brian Chase Named Top Orange County Personal Injury Attorney by Avvo ...
Colorado shooting trial likely to hang on suspect's mental state
Can the formerly high-achieving neuroscience student even understand the proceedings and assist his lawyer in his own defense? PHOTOS: Colorado movie theater shooting. The fact that Holmes had sought care from a university psychiatrist had already ...
Amy Senser, 46, is serving a 31/2-year sentence in Shakopee. Senser's lawyer ...
Amy Senser, 46, is serving a 31/2-year sentence in Shakopee. Senser's lawyer ...
No-brainer bike path quashed
Trial lawyers. Regarding "Bike paths face costly obstacle" (Page A1, Tuesday), so CenterPoint will donate usage of their utility easements if they are not responsible for bikers' accidents? Sounds very good to me. However, the Texas trial lawyers think ...