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Mobster's lawyer seeks delay of trial to review evidence
Mobster's lawyer seeks delay of trial to review evidence. James 'Whitey' Bulger accused in deaths of 19 people. UPDATED 3:31 PM EDT Oct 22, 2012. Comments ( ). Share. Print · NEXT STORY. Pilot, student escape injury when plane crashes into tree ...
GOP chairman, on private property, is confronted by House candidate's brother
Connelly criticized Democratic House district 78 candidate Beth Bernstein as a "liberal trial lawyer" at an impromptu news conference before he was asked to leave the property by Bernstein's brother and husband. - Adam Beam/[email protected] /Adam ...
Mass. mobster's lawyer to ask for trial delay
Carney has complained repeatedly that prosecutors have turned over documents in a disorganized and redundant way. On Monday, he said prosecutors had given the defense many versions of some documents, with various amounts of material redacted, ...
No on Prop. 37: Prop. 37 Will Trigger Flood of Lawsuits, Law Firms Warn Grocer ...
No on Prop. 37: Prop. 37 Will Trigger Flood of Lawsuits, Law Firms Warn Grocer ...
Former Navy lawyer to go before Kan. Supreme Court
A former Navy lawyer who was convicted during a court martial in 2007 for mailing secret information about Guantanamo Bay detainees is seeking to get his law license reinstated in Kansas. Attorneys for Matthew Diaz will argue on Thursday before the ...
Denying LGBT Justice Denies Justice for Us All
As a Board Certified Florida Civil Trial Lawyer, I believe that there may finally be enough ammunition to allow the U.S. Supreme Court to void any state's ban of gay marriage as unconstitutional, including Florida. In the 2nd Court of Appeals majority ...
Tuned In: Britney Spears Was Never the Same After Justin Timberlake, Lawyer ...
Tuned In: Britney Spears Was Never the Same After Justin Timberlake, Lawyer ...
Dish Network Executive Apologizes for Emotional Outburst Aimed at Gibson ...
Dish Network Executive Apologizes for Emotional Outburst Aimed at Gibson ...
State Attorney Candidate Face Off: Brannon v Siegmeister. Different styles ...
State Attorney Candidate Face Off: Brannon v Siegmeister. Different styles ...
Cornell Law Students Should Easily Comply With New Pro Bono Mandate, Dean ...
Cornell Law Students Should Easily Comply With New Pro Bono Mandate, Dean ...
Australian lawyer detained in Mongoila
A 32-year-old Australian lawyer working for a Rio Tinto-controlled company has been detained in Mongolia after being caught up in a corruption investigation. Sarah Armstrong, the chief legal counsel for SouthGobi Resources, which is majority-owned by ...
LexisNexis Teams with Matterhorn to Offer Merger Data and Analytics Tool to ...
LexisNexis Teams with Matterhorn to Offer Merger Data and Analytics Tool to ...
Cesar Vargas, Undocumented Immigrant, Applies To Practice Law In New York
Cesar Vargas filed an application to practice law Monday in New York, forcing the state to become at least the third to consider allowing undocumented immigrants into the legal profession. As a potential beneficiary of the new federal policy allowing ...
Musical Chairs: Patrick Fitzgerald's New Home
Although Fitzgerald is a seasoned trial lawyer who is joining a defense-side firm, it sounds like he won't be spending much time standing up in court to defend accused criminals. From the Trib: In an interview, Fitzgerald said he is not interested in ...
Will McBride: Republican groups that pledged support have turned their backs ...
Will McBride: Republican groups that pledged support have turned their backs ...
Aussie lawyer questioned over Mongolian corruption
The Federal Government is providing consular assistance to an Australian woman who is facing a corruption investigation in Mongolia. Lawyer Sarah Armstrong, 32, is working in Mongolia for a company controlled by Rio Tinto. She was detained at the ...
A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful Commentary on Law Firms and the ...
A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful Commentary on Law Firms and the ...
Pulley named Virginia Chair of American College of Trial Lawyers
Danville lawyer Michael Regan has not litigated against Pulley in court, but passed on his compliments upon hearing of Pulley's appointment. “I'm sure he's deserving of it, and he always serves well in what he does,” Regan said. The American College of ...
Lawyer complaint enquiries on rise in Victoria
The number of Victorians making enquiries relating to misconduct and overcharging by law firms and lawyers continues to rise. In its annual report tabled in Parliament earlier this month, the Legal Services Commissioner (LSC) revealed it had received ...
Hurlbert: Hurlbert endorses Turner for district attorney
Running for office is like a job interview. Like an employer, voters look at the qualifications for each candidate and decide who would do the best job. For positions such as district attorney, which requires a specific skill and training, the ...
Possible Defenses For Notice of Lien Judgment for Unpaid Sales and Use Tax in ...
Possible Defenses For Notice of Lien Judgment for Unpaid Sales and Use Tax in ...
City Law closed down following SRA intervention
City Law, which is run by sole partner Paul Fallon, who employs five associates, was closed on 17 October following the SRA's decision to intervene. James Dunn, a partner in Devonshires Solicitors' litigation team, has been appointed as the intervening ...
Lawyers Extract `Merger Tax' From Shareholders, Study Says
Shareholders paid the cost of the rest of the litigation, in the form of defense-lawyer fees, delays in closing deals, and the “merger tax”: Fees paid to plaintiff lawyers to go away. A Bloomberg story earlier this year found that lawyers won $32.4 ...
CANDIDATES - Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Mike Randolph, left, is being ...
CANDIDATES - Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Mike Randolph, left, is being ...
Thomson lawyer slams Abbott 'innuendo'
CRAIG Thomson's lawyer, Chris McArdle, has lashed out at Tony Abbott, challenging him to produce evidence if he is making allegations of criminal wrongdoing by the MP or ''shut his mouth''. Speaking after police raided Mr Thomson's house and electoral ...
Skakel lawyer files suit against TV's Nancy Grace
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012 file photo, Michael Skakel looks up while listening to a statement from John Moxley, brother of victim Martha Moxley in court in Middletown, Conn. Skakel's first parole hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, ...
Human rights lawyer missing in Equatorial Guinea, group calls on government to ...
Human rights lawyer missing in Equatorial Guinea, group calls on government to ...
Poor mouthing 'senior' in anti-Allen ad is Democratic trial lawyer
An elderly man in a widely seen Democratic TV ad who assails Virginia Senate candidate George Allen for backing partial privatization of Social Security, possibly threatening his fixed income, is a prominent Democratic trial lawyer known for defending ...
Competition authority
It is widely understood in many competition law jurisdictions that legal professional privilege attaches to any document generated by or a communication between a lawyer and client. Therefore, any person or enterprise can assert the privilege for as ...
Why Do Lawyers Drink So Much? Because They Can.
Earlier this week, a tipster sent us a link to a Greedy Associates post entitled “Why Do Lawyers Drink So Much?” My initial thought was “Ugh.” Honestly, somebody writes that article every three months, and every six months we have to write another ...
Mining-Company Lawyer Can't Leave Mongolia
MELBOURNE, Australia—An Australian lawyer working for a mining company in Mongolia has been stopped from leaving the country as authorities probe a case of alleged corruption, her employer, Rio Tinto PLC-controlled SouthGobi Resources Ltd., said ...
Lawyer tells judge 300000 Allegheny County properties still overvalued
Lawyer tells judge 300,000 Allegheny County properties still overvalued. Wednesday, October 24, 2012. By Len Barcousky, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. As many as 300,000 Allegheny County property owners could see new, lower real estate values if the judge ...
Lawyer claims Marikana witnesses arrested, beaten
Lawyers acting for families of 21 of the miners killed at Marikana in August have called for the immediate release of four witnesses arrested by police on Tuesday night, as they were returning from the Farlam commission of inquiry into the tragedy ...
Mirror Group's own journalists to help lawyer investigating phone-hacking
The whistleblowing journalists, who include past and current Mirror Group employees, have been assisting the lawyer Mark Lewis. It was announced on Monday night that Mr Lewis is representing four people – including the former England football manager ...
Lawyer: Tunisian man with reported link US consulate attack faces terrorism ...
Lawyer: Tunisian man with reported link US consulate attack faces terrorism ...
City lawyers want to kill Nat Gandhi defamation suit with 'anti-SLAPP' law
The District wants to use a new city law intended to prevent powerful interests from intimidating citizen activists to end a defamation lawsuit filed against Chief Financial Officer Natwar M. Gandhi. City lawyers told a D.C. Superior Court judge on ...
Indicted would-be Tamarack buyer to get new lawyer
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Tamarack Resort's indicted former suitor will get a new attorney after a federal judge Wednesday excused his old one because the two weren't getting along and because government lawyers threatened to call the lawyer as a witness at ...
New York court reject Utah lawyer's strip-club argument
A New York strip club can't claim a tax exemption on entrance and performance fees on the grounds that it presents "musical arts performances," the state's highest court ruled. The New York Court of Appeals in Albany today upheld a lower court's ruling ...
Lawyer In Gould Case Faces Misconduct Investigation
Fourteen days into his second habeas corpus trial last spring at Superior Court in Rockville, George Gould learned that his lawyer of seven years had asked to get out of the case. In his April 16 motion to withdraw, lawyer Joseph Visone said continuing ...
Lawyer to file motion to stay Moeller execution
Lawyer to file motion to stay Moeller execution. Lawyer to file motion to stay Moeller execution. Print Email. 2012-10-24T20:15:00Z Lawyer to file motion to stay Moeller executionThe Associated Press The Associated Press. 9 minutes ago • Associated ...
CEO's ex-wife, lawyer back bid to unseal Romney testimony
CANTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge will hold another hearing before deciding whether to unseal testimony that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney gave in the divorce case of Staples founder Tom Stemberg. Ex-wife Maureen Sullivan ...
Boston lawyer: Thousands may develop meningitis
Thousands of patients injected with tainted steroids from a Framingham pharmacy live with the torment they could develop deadly fungal meningitis, said a Boston lawyer who filed a class-action lawsuit yesterday. “There are 14,000 victims and I want ...
Lawyer: Reported consulate suspect arrested in Turkey
TUNIS, Tunisia – A Tunisian man who was arrested in Turkey this month with reported links to the attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya is facing terrorism charges, his lawyer said Wednesday, as an Egyptian official said a militant suspected of ...
Lawyer lashes out at Kennebunk police following release of client's name in ...
Lawyer lashes out at Kennebunk police following release of client's name in ...
Lawyer for Boston mobster Bulger says that ex-US attorney for Mass. gave his ...
Lawyer for Boston mobster Bulger says that ex-US attorney for Mass. gave his ...
Boston mobster's lawyer: US atty gave him immunity
BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for James ''Whitey'' Bulger has identified the federal official who he says gave the Boston mobster immunity to commit crimes while he was an FBI informant. In court papers filed late Wednesday, attorney J.W. Carney says former ...
Craig Thomson's lawyer Chris McArdle began as a unionist
Chris McArdle, the no-nonsense Sydney lawyer who has taken to the airwaves in recent days to defend his "celebrity" client Craig Thomson, also has a long pedigree with the labour movement, starting his working life as federal industrial organiser with ...
LIVE BLOG: Kilpatrick trial focuses on Bobby Ferguson's water department deals
12:47--Hurting minorities: Earlier today, Ferguson lawyer Mike Rataj argued that Bobby Ferguson was devoted to supporting other African-American contractors bidding for city work. Chutkow is now asking Paskiewicz if, in her investigation, she ever ...
Tory Burch's Lawyer Slams Chris Burch, Says 'He is Driven by Jealousy and ...
Tory Burch's Lawyer Slams Chris Burch, Says 'He is Driven by Jealousy and ...
Lawyer for Bo Says Premeeting Trial Unlikely
The lawyer, Li Xiaolin, told The Wall Street Journal on Thursday that he hadn't been able to meet with Mr. Bo, but he believed his new client was being held in Qincheng prison, a facility on the outskirts of Beijing that is reserved for high-profile ...