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Insider trader's lawyers ask NY court to nix case
NEW YORK -- A lawyer for a onetime billionaire serving 11 years for insider trading asked a federal appeals court Thursday to toss out the bulk of the evidence in his case and reverse his conviction. The attorney, Patricia Millett, asked the 2nd U.S ...
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Batman Endorses This Message: Well-Heeled New Yorkers Honor Barefoot ...
Disbarred lawyer pleads guilty in embezzlement case
A disbarred Bayside lawyer pleaded guilty this week to a single count of embezzling from a Milwaukee law firm where he used to work. Brian P. Mularski, 37, was charged in July with two counts, one covering a period of more than 20 months in 2006 and ...
Lawyer welcomes Supreme Court decision to hear bawdy house appeal
A lawyer campaigning to free sex workers from risky street strolls welcomed a Supreme Court of Canada decision to consider an Ontario ruling that would legalize brothels. “This is what everyone expected,” Prof. Alan Young, of the Osgoode Law School at ...
Mastros indicted; couple will fight extradition, lawyer says
Former fugitives Michael R. and Linda Mastro have hired a French lawyer and intend to fight extradition to the U.S., their Seattle attorney said Thursday. Bankruptcy fraud — the crime with which the former Seattle couple has been charged — may not be ...
Lawyer: Send Idaho disclosure case to fed court
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group seeking to avoid being forced to reveal donors whose $200,000 financed TV ads promoting public schools chief Tom Luna's education overhaul filed a request Thursday to move the case to federal court. The effort by Education ...
A Death Row Struggle Between Advocates and Lawyers
LIVINGSTON — Preston Hughes III, a death row inmate, is 46 but seems much older, with white hair, thick glasses and a quiet, slow voice that rises only when the subject of his lawyer comes up. The Texas Tribune. Expanded coverage of Texas is produced ...
Iranian lawyer and filmmaker win EU's Sakharov Prize
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's prize for human rights and freedom of thought was awarded to two Iranians on Friday, a lawyer and a filmmaker who have both been cut off from the outside world for defying the country's leadership. Imprisoned ...
Rio Tinto lawyer held in Mongolia in for more questioning
MONGOLIAN anti-corruption investigators were last night interrogating trapped Australian lawyer Sarah Armstrong for the second time over alleged misdeeds by her Rio Tinto-owned employer, a week after she was subjected to a 10-hour grilling. A week ...
Family of slain NJ 12-year-old girl hires lawyer, backs off criticism of ...
Family of slain NJ 12-year-old girl hires lawyer, backs off criticism of ...
Lawyer for conservative suing U. Iowa law school objects to verdict after ...
Lawyer for conservative suing U. Iowa law school objects to verdict after ...
Cannibal Cop's Lawyer Says Plot To Rape, Kill, And Eat Women Was Just A ...
Cannibal Cop's Lawyer Says Plot To Rape, Kill, And Eat Women Was Just A ...
A Lawyer Accused Of A Barroom Brawl Reveals What's Really Wrong With The ...
A Lawyer Accused Of A Barroom Brawl Reveals What's Really Wrong With The ...
Spa shooting victim's lawyer issues recorded statement
An attorney who had been representing Zina Haughton, killed along with two coworkers by her estranged husband at a Brookfield spa, has spoken out about the incident for the first time -- in a rather unusual forum. Lisa Martin made a recorded statement ...
Lawyer in U. Iowa Bias Case Objects to Verdict
A lawyer for a conservative scholar who was passed over for University of Iowa law school jobs is requesting a retrial and has raised criticism about how a judge oversaw the mixed verdict. Attorney Stephen Fieweger on Thursday asked a federal court to ...
Donald T. Rocen, tax lawyer
Donald T. Rocen, 67, a lawyer who specialized in federal tax issues, died Oct. 13 at his home in Alexandria. He had pancreatic cancer, said his son, Jeff Rocen. Since 2007, Mr. Rocen had worked in the Washington office of Miller & Chevalier, where he ...
NY Lawyer: Preacher in Terror Case to Get New...
NY Lawyer: Preacher in Terror Case to Get New...
Criminal defence lawyer cleared in assault case
A Toronto criminal defence lawyer was exonerated Friday of charges that he engaged in a domestic abuse situation with a woman he dated briefly. Justice Micheline Rawlins acquitted David Da Silva, 33, of all charges, including sexual assault, unlawful ...
Cop's plan to cook women was Internet fantasy, lawyer says
MORE: Detroit Self-Portrait · Politics/Elections · e-Edition · Marathon · DealChicken. Search. Search in. News Archives. Local Deals Yellow Pages. ADVERTISEMENT. Cop's plan to cook women was Internet fantasy, lawyer says. 7:07 PM, October 26, 2012 | ...
92-year-old lawyer gets first view of legal system from the grand jury box
Mobile lawyer Robert P. Denniston served this month as foreman of the Mobile County grand jury, the first time he has been on a grand jury in his 71-year legal career. Brendan Kirby | bkirby@al.com. MOBILE, Alabama – Robert P. Denniston has two careers ...
NY lawyer: Egyptian preacher in terror case being outfitted with new ...
NY lawyer: Egyptian preacher in terror case being outfitted with new ...
Ensley lawyer cites failed development effort by agency as another reason to ...
Ensley lawyer cites failed development effort by agency as another reason to ...
Lawyer who sued 90-year-old Greenbrae shooting victim calls social-media ...
Lawyer who sued 90-year-old Greenbrae shooting victim calls social-media ...
Houston killer, lawyer are at odds as execution nears
After the judge was handed a letter in which the killer asked that McCann be dropped as his lawyer, though, Sandill ordered McCann to obtain an affidavit from Hughes authorizing his representation by next Friday. McCann, who described his client as ...
Lawyer charged with possessing child porn ordered to give up passport
A Manchester lawyer accused of possessing child pornography was ordered by a judge to give up her passport yesterday. The police believe the pornographic images 43-year-old Lisa Biron is accused of having on her computer were not made in New ...
Defense lawyer: Cannibal threats just web fantasy
NEW YORK — In Internet chats as breezy as they were bizarre, a police officer accused of plotting to kidnap and eat as many as 100 women was once cautioned not to be wasteful when cooking a victim because "there is nearly 75 pounds of food there." ...
NY lawyer: Preacher in terror case to get new arms
NEW YORK — An Egyptian-born preacher charged in multiple terror plots will be outfitted next week with new prosthetic arms to replace the hooks he used before, his lawyer said Friday. Mustafa Kamel Mustafa needs all the help he can get while at the ...
Lawyer facing possible contempt of court hearing
RACINE — A Racine County defense lawyer is facing the prospect of a contempt hearing, for himself, after provoking the ire of a judge on Friday who simply wanted to reschedule a hearing in a homicide case. A competency hearing had been set for Friday ...
Library, lawyer settle dispute over demonstration
FORT WAYNE , Ind. (AP) — An Indiana attorney and a Fort Wayne library that he claimed violated his free speech rights have reached an agreement that will allow him to set up a display about the federal health care law on the building's plaza ...
Lesbian couple's lawyer optimistic after judge hears death certificate case
DES MOINES — A Polk County judge's skeptical questioning of the reasons why a lesbian couple cannot both be listed as parents of their stillborn child on a state death certificate left the couple feeling “good” and their lawyer “optimistic” Friday ...
Lawyer Brian Gallant chosen to lead New Brunswick Liberals Add to ...
Lawyer Brian Gallant chosen to lead New Brunswick Liberals Add to ...
Lawyer denies role in defence deals
A day after The Indian Express reported an Italian investigation report into corruption allegations in the VVIP helicopter deal, lawyer Gautam Khaitan, who has been named as one of the persons being investigated, has said that he has no role in any ...
GOP Lawyer Cries Foul Over New Yorker 's Voter-ID Piece
(Newser) – With election day looming, a Republican lawyer is accusing New Yorker writer Jane Mayer of penning "a journalistic hit piece" about his support for voter ID laws. Hans von Spakovsky accuses her of maligning his character and ignoring many ...
Legal Matters: Consult a lawyer for important matters
This is not to argue that you should never handle any legal matter without a lawyer. You and your lawn care service may be able to settle a payment dispute without getting attorneys involved. You and your neighbor may agree without going to court that ...
Marvin I. Block, 79, Philadelphia commercial lawyer
Marvin I. Block, 79, a Philadelphia commercial lawyer who specialized in real estate and condominium law, died Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Block, who lived in the Northeast Philadelphia for 48 years, died ...
Salman Khurshid: Lawyer-politician with a gift for words
The 59-year-old Khurshid, a lawyer by training, takes over as India's external affairs minister at a time when the country's global stature is rising, and the developed world, reeling from the global downturn, is looking at New Delhi afresh as an ...
Lawyer offers proposal for public defender board
Lawyer offers proposal for public defender board. County would be reimbursed by state if board meets regulations. by Caitlin Huston Pharos-Tribune Pharos-Tribune Sun Oct 28, 2012, 05:59 AM EDT. LOGANSPORT — With the public defender contracts set to ...
Lawyers gird for possible recounts
“Let's be clear — there are very large numbers of lawyers already deployed — and ready to be deployed with hair-trigger swiftness,” says Robert Kelner, a GOP election law expert who worked on the Florida recount. “The slightest discrepancy or hint ...
Drunk lawyer crushes her arm trying to get into her Chelsea apartment
A completely hammered Manhattan lawyer who got locked out of her Chelsea apartment yesterday nearly lost her arm when she jumped down the garbage chute to get back inside. The hare-brained bid began when attorney Maggie Baumer came home from ...
Lawyer says Alberta consult plan could make benefits agreements harder
EDMONTON - An Alberta government proposal to regulate how energy companies negotiate benefits agreements with aboriginal bands could make it harder to work such deals out, says a lawyer whose firm assists in such talks. A discussion paper, released ...
Manhattan lawyer nearly loses her ARM as she 'drunkenly' tries to enter ground ...
Manhattan lawyer nearly loses her ARM as she 'drunkenly' tries to enter ground ...
Marin Snapshot: Appeals lawyer Nickerson specializes in train wrecks
IF PROPOSITION 34 passes on Nov. 6, it could put a serious dent in David Nickerson's business. And he's perfectly fine with that. Nickerson, 58, of Lucas Valley has carved out a legal practice specializing in death penalty appeals and other high-stakes ...
NH lawyer arraigned on child porn charges
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A 43-year-old New Hampshire lawyer has been ordered to give up her passport as a condition of bail on charges of possession child pornography. Lisa Biron was arraigned Friday in Manchester District Court on charges of ...
Lawyer wants pay after court 'sting'
A lawyer duped into representing the undercover officer at the centre of a fake prosecution is considering chasing police for his unpaid bills. Nelson barrister Tony Bamford represented a police officer, posing as gang associate Michael Wiremu Wilson ...
Senior lawyer: Officers have no authority to take guests to police station
The police raid at LIV lounge and bar on Saturday, in which 110-120 guests were rounded up, was a major jolt for Mumbai's party-lovers. With raids at nightclubs and bars becoming rampant in the city, party animals would be well advised to be aware of ...
Drunk Lawyer Locks Herself Out of Apartment, Tries to Break-In Via Garbage ...
Drunk Lawyer Locks Herself Out of Apartment, Tries to Break-In Via Garbage ...
Convicted lawyer makes case for lenient sentence
Hub attorney Robert “Bob” George, whose swaggering style and zealous defense strategies made him a bigger name than some of his infamous clients, is asking a federal judge to lock him up no longer than 18 months when at his sentencing, with letters of ...
Lawyer's Passion Works Magic Behind Scenes
WINTER HAVEN | Her admirers know her as a relentless advocate and a woman with a true heart for her community. But Winter Haven lawyer Dana Moore is a lot more modest when talking about herself, and hesitates when asked about any recognition she's ...
Lawyer appeals for Marikana families
Rustenburg - The families of Lonmin mineworkers were entitled to attend a judicial commission's hearings into the shooting in which they were killed, a lawyer representing the families said on Monday. The hearings, at the Rustenburg Civic Centre ...
SouthGobi Lawyer Met Anti-Corruption Agency, Stays in Mongolia
SouthGobi Lawyer Met Anti-Corruption Agency, Stays in Mongolia. By Michelle Yun - 2012-10-29T10:26:12Z. SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (SGQ), controlled by a unit of Rio Tinto (RIO) Group, said its legal counsel who was barred from leaving Mongolia last ...