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Defense attorney argues in Georgia Supreme Court death penalty improperly ...
Defense attorney argues in Georgia Supreme Court death penalty improperly ...
Houston Personal Injury Attorney Daniel Horowitz Elected to American Board of ...
Houston Personal Injury Attorney Daniel Horowitz Elected to American Board of ...
Drew Peterson fires defense attorney
Greenberg told NBCChicago.com he was shocked to learn he'd been fired days after jurors disclosed that divorce lawyer Harry Smith's testimony tipped the scales in the prosecution's favor. Despite Greenberg's and the rest of the defense team's ...
CJN Swears In 25 New SANs
CJN Swears In 25 New SANs print. Published on September 12, 2012 by pmnews · No Comments. Twenty Five legal practitioners who were recently elevated to the rank of senior advocates of Nigeria were on Wednesday sworn in by the Chief Justice of ...
St. Mary's Names 2012 Distinguished Law Graduates
A preeminent personal injury trial lawyer, he has led the way for many class action pharmaceutical suits and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, limited to trial lawyers who have won a verdict or settlement of $1 million or more. He ...
Legal profession lags behind most other sectors when it comes to social media ...
Legal profession lags behind most other sectors when it comes to social media ...
Chief Justice swears in Falana, 24 others as Senior Advocates
Lagos based lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana and the others were conferred as senior advocates by the Legal Practitioners Privileges committee. The elevation, the Committee said, was in accordance with the provisions of the Legal ...
Husch Blackwell Bolsters Environmental Practice
Husch Blackwell Bolsters Environmental Practice · Cotton Trade Group Enlists Akin Gump for Lobbying Effort · Leahy Scraps with Jones Day Lawyer Over Citizens United · Winston & Strawn Names New D.C. Managing Partner · The Morning Wrap · Brown ...
Former defense attorney charged with another DUI
SANDY — A convicted drunk driver and former defense attorney with a history of DUI arrests faces a new DUI charge. Jeffrey Gallup, 40, of American Fork, has been convicted of at least two previous DUIs and was released from prison less than six months ...
Puracal absolved by Nicaragua appeals court, says lawyer
(posted Sept. 12, 7:00 p.m.)-Nicaraguan lawyer Fabbrith Gómez, defense attorney for incarcerated U.S. citizen Jason Puracal, has confirmed that the Appeals Court of Granada this afternoon handed down a verdict absolving his client of all charges of ...
Death Row Inmate Hoping for Supreme Intervention: Original defense attorney ...
Death Row Inmate Hoping for Supreme Intervention: Original defense attorney ...
Lawyer expresses hope Medvedev's words mean Pussy Riot convicts will go ...
Lawyer expresses hope Medvedev's words mean Pussy Riot convicts will go ...
Nearly One-Third Of Lawyers Plan To Hire In Fourth Quarter
MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one-third (32 percent) of lawyers interviewed for the Robert Half Legal Hiring Index plan to hire full-time legal professionals during the fourth quarter of 2012, while 3 percent anticipate ...
Attorney-General Decries Decline in Legal Profession
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), Wednesday decried the decline in the ethical standards of the legal profession. Speaking at a special session to mark the beginning of a new legal year in Abuja ...
Kan. official discusses Medicaid waiting lists
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Cabinet secretary for Gov. Sam Brownback told a legislative committee Thursday that the U.S. Department of Justice isn't conducting a formal investigation into the state's waiting lists for development services, though the ...
Lawyer Details BPI Lawsuit Against ABC News
As well as what the company's lawyer says was a two–pronged attack to go after BPI's consumers and customers. "Calling something 'pink slime' implies that it's unsafe for human consumption, it's not nutritious and it's not safe – that is false. When ...
Auckland lawyer Barry Hart struck off
Prominent criminal defence lawyer Barry Hart has been struck off the roll of barristers and solicitors after being found guilty of professional misconduct. Hart was found guilty of professional misconduct at a Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary ...
Edna M. Lingreen, Justice Dept. lawyer
Miss Lingreen received a law degree from George Washington University in 1948, joined the Justice Department in 1949 and was a trial lawyer with the antitrust division until her retirement in 1972. At a 1999 forum at Prince George's Community College ...
Walther is a man of integrity
As a trial attorney with 31 years experience, both as a prosecutor and as a private criminal and civil attorney, I have interacted with numerous Commonwealth's Attorneys throughout Virginia. Based on this experience, I wish to tell the voters of ...
Barry Hart a 'harm to the public' - tribunal
Prominent criminal defence lawyer Barry Hart was considered a "peril to the public" by a tribunal who struck him off the roll of barristers and solicitors today. Hart was found guilty at a Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal last month ...
Lawyer Posts Photo of Client's Underwear on Facebook, Quickly Leads to Mistrial
Lawyer Posts Photo of Client's Underwear on Facebook, Quickly Leads to Mistrial. Get the WebProNews Newsletter! By Josh Wolford · 1 min ago · Leave a Comment. Get the WebProNews Newsletter: Lawyer Posts Photo of Client's Underwear on Facebook, ...
Top ten tips for lawyers on Twitter – by lawyers who are using Twitter
A lawyer's training reinforces reticence, confidentiality and equivocation, all things that Twitter in particular cuts through and certainly does not encourage. But nevertheless pioneers in the legal profession have embraced the new media swiftly and ...
Kilpatrick lawyer raises issue of how federal investigation was conducted
Defense attorneys are "going to challenge the way they did the investigation," lawyer James C. Thomas told one potential juror, "and how the investigation was conducted, how it evolved and the tools this powerful government" used. But U.S. District ...
Lawyer for grandmother accused of murder upset with inability of state to ...
Lawyer for grandmother accused of murder upset with inability of state to ...
Trader accused of imperiling UBS with $2.3B fraud
14, 2012, and prosecution lawyer Sasha Wass told a British jury that Adoboli lied to his employer, invented clients and breached the bank's safeguards against high-risk trading between 2008 and 2011. Adoboli has pleaded not guilty to two counts of ...
Court upholds cop killer's death sentence
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The federal appeals court has upheld a death sentence against man who killed a sheriff's deputy, even though the condemned inmate's lead lawyer drank a quart of vodka every day during trial. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court ...
Raising the bar for the legal profession
CLE alone can possibly give the rest to provide competence to a young lawyer for whom professional bodies at present have no alternatives to offer. In the past, a year-long apprenticeship and a bar examination hopefully provided some insight into ...
Florham Park lawyer, Madison resident, gets 7 years in complex loan fraud
Florham Park lawyer, Madison resident, gets 7 years in complex loan fraud 0 comments. FLORHAM PARK – A former real estate lawyer who practiced in Florham Park received a sentence of seven years in state prison Thursday, Sept. 13 at a hearing in state ...
Trial for alleged Northland totem pole killer will be moved to new venue
Ask an Expert · books · Community · family · volunteer groups · Obituaries · memorials · Blogs · Budgeteer · Budge Business · Budge Community · Budge News · Budge Opinion · Budge Sports · print article Print · e-mail article E-mail. Published September ...
Sparta lawyer named one of the state's top attorneys under 40
Sparta lawyer named one of the state's top attorneys under 40. Posted: Saturday, September 15, 2012 11:11 PM EST. Updated: Saturday, September 15, 2012 11:11 PM EST. Photo by Tracy Klimek/New Jersey Herald - Lauren Fraser sits at her desk with an ...
OJ Simpson 'dream team' lawyer a native of Queens
Defense attorney Barry Scheck was a member of O.J. Simpson's “dream team” of lawyers in his 1995 murder trial and is also a founder of The Innocence Project, which exonerates falsely accused criminals using DNA evidence. In his more than 30 years of ...
Rights lawyer Romeo Capulong dies; 77
MANILA, Philippines—Filipino human rights lawyer Romeo Capulong, a former member of the United Nations' International Criminal Court, died Sunday afternoon due to a lingering illness. He was 77. Capulong died past 5 p.m. at the Manila Medical Doctors ...
Private lawyers in Mo. asked to take defense cases
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Private attorneys in Boone and Callaway counties may soon be asked to help reduce public defenders' caseloads by providing free legal services for people unable to hire defense lawyers. The Columbia Daily Tribune reported ...
Malaysia tightens grip on foreign law firms
Concerns have been raised about ammendments to domestic legislation that would in effect prevent international firms from flying into the country to provide non-domestic advice on deals. The Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 2012, which was enacted by ...
IP-flyer
Sat in the bowels of the 45,000-capacity Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa in the summer of 2010, lawyer Alexia Willetts was typing away on her laptop in a changing room toilet while wearing a bullet-proof vest. Daily 6am security ...
3SBio Independent Committee Selects Legal Counsel in connection with Going ...
3SBio Independent Committee Selects Legal Counsel in connection with Going ...
On the Docket Pittsburgh: 9/17/12
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Elisabeth R. Healey joined The Webb Law Firm as a patent agent. Ms. Healey has a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of South Florida and has industrial and academic experience in the design, synthesis and characterization ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
News; Jobs; Firms. Paul Davison QC - The Man Dotcom Went To → · The Law Firm and Social Media Marketing → · The (Potential) Revenge of Kim Dotcom → · Kim Dotcom Causes Political Cat Fight → · The Unconventional Lawyer - Felix Geiringer → ...
TP Kelu Nambiar, a lawyer par excellence
TP Kelu Nambiar was more than a lawyer, who demonstrated 'total advocacy' in all its fine facets. He was mild in his manners and strong in his arguments. Clarity had always been the greatest strength in his arguments. In Nambiar's submissions, clarity ...
Court To Probe Sheriff In Jalk-Ricks Inst. Case
Dr. Menjay through his lawyer, Cllr. James to ensure that properties belonging to the Jalk Enterprises be secured properly as the matter is being investigated. The legal Counsel of the Jalk Enterprises during Friday's hearing argued that his client was ...
MacDonald returns to court in 'Fatal Vision' case
MacDonald's lawyer plans on concentrating on two bits of evidence - hairs that don't match MacDonald or his family's DNA and a statement from Jimmy Britt, a deputy U.S. marshal when the case was tried. When those two things are considered with the rest ...
Dallas' John R. Teakell Named Among State's Top Criminal Defense Lawyers
DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas criminal defense attorney John R. Teakell has earned a place on the 2012 Texas Super Lawyers list based on his tireless work for individual clients in criminal defense. Mr. Teakell, a former state and ...
Crooked lawyer link to Waterside scheme
Crooked lawyer link to Waterside scheme. Published on Monday 17 September 2012 17:40. A CROOKED barrister was at the centre of a doomed deal between former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds and defunct Londonderry building firm, O'Neill Brothers, ...
Elections is about one's policies and programmes - Dr Kunbuor
Be proactive to avert election clashes, security agencies urged. Sunyani, Sept. 17, GNA – Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Robert Ayalingo, Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Commander on Monday charged Municipal and District Security Councils to be ...
Debarred lawyer link to Waterside scheme
A DEBARRED lawyer was at the centre of a doomed deal between former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds and defunct Londonderry building firm, O'Neill Brothers, to finance a housing and hotel development in the Waterside in the late 1990s, the Sentinel can ...
Legal professionals to learn social media strategy at new event
Following a recent survey which found that only 11% of law firms are using Twitter, a new event has been planned to explain the relevance of social media channels to legal professional. The event - “Social media in law practice: the bottom line ...
Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Attorneys John D. Sloan Jr. and Glenn A. Perry ...
Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Attorneys John D. Sloan Jr. and Glenn A. Perry ...
Veteran SC lawyer Claude Scarborough dies at 82
Diagnosed with congestive heart failure, Scarborough had recently been hospitalized for an infection and was being treated with oxygen, according to Columbia lawyer Steve Morrison. It was thought that Scarborough had recovered, but the veteran trial ...
Bragg doctor's former lawyer takes stand in 'Fatal Vision' hearing
Raleigh, N.C. — More than three decades after he was convicted of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters at their Fort Bragg home, Jeffrey MacDonald was in a Wilmington federal courtroom Monday trying to get a new trial. The hearing, which is ...
Victor Hill's lawyers argues for case to be dismissed
Posted: 7:43 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. Victor Hill's lawyer argues for case to be dismissed. favorite. Vote (0). Related. View Larger · Victor Hill hearing photo. Defense attorney Steven Frey and Alchovy District Attorney Layla Zon discuss a point ...