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Lawyer for US man held in Cuba writes UN's anti-torture expert, says Cuba ...
Lawyer for US man held in Cuba writes UN's anti-torture expert, says Cuba ...
Greenbrae Lawyer Accused In Fraud Scheme
A Greenbrae lawyer has been recommended by a State Bar Court judge for disbarment for misconduct related to her participation in an alleged scheme to defraud troubled homeowners facing possible foreclosure. The recommendation to the California ...
Lawyer says he erred
Lawyer says he erred; When criminal cases are appealed, for one lawyer to accuse another of poor work is not uncommon. Attorney Jeff Hall is making that claim on a rare personal level. “I erred,” Hall told a judge, and provided “ineffective assistance ...
Lawyer for US Man Writes UN Anti-Torture Expert
A lawyer for an American man imprisoned in Cuba has written the United Nations' anti-torture expert, saying Cuban officials' treatment of his client "will surely amount to torture" if he continues to be denied certain medical care. The six-page letter ...
Lakeland Lawyer Aspires to Serve, Give Back to His Community
"I kind of enjoy wearing the white hat," said Sidou, a lawyer with GrayRobinson P.A. in Lakeland. "I've always wanted to be part of something bigger than myself. I feel I've been really blessed by the opportunities I've been given. I feel my ...
Lawyer asks judge to toss cop's crash conviction
(AP) — The lawyer for a former Milford police who was convicted in the deaths of two teens is asking a judge to set aside the verdict. The New Haven Register reports ( (link) XxiWq9 ) that attorney Hugh Keefe says jurors sent five notes to the ...
Court Notebook: Lawyer compliments cop for quick action in the case of missing ...
Court Notebook: Lawyer compliments cop for quick action in the case of missing ...
Lawyer: Vatican expert had little motive to steal
The lawyer for a Vatican computer whiz insists his client had little motive to risk his 20 years on the job to help the pope's former butler steal confidential documents. Claudio Sciarpelletti is accused of aiding Paolo Gabriele in the theft of papal ...
China to appoint first lawyer as chief judge
Legal institutions including courts and prosecutors are due for overhaul and separation from the Party, analysts say. The possibility of law reform came amid reports that President Hu Jintao will relinquish his position as chairman of the powerful ...
Lawyer owes $300000 for showing child pornography at trial
By Terry Baynes. Nov 9 (Reuters) - An Ohio lawyer who created sexually explicit images of children as part of a legal defense in child pornography trials must pay the children's parents $300,000, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. Dean Boland ...
Ask-A-Lawyer and Channel 12's Legal Phone-in serve community with pro bono ...
Ask-A-Lawyer and Channel 12's Legal Phone-in serve community with pro bono ...
Lawyer for Former UBS Trader Likens His Client to Spartacus
LONDON – The lawyer representing Kweku M. Adoboli, a former UBS trader standing trial on fraud allegations, on Monday likened his client to Spartacus, the main character in the 1960s Hollywood movie about a Thracian slave. In his closing remarks to the ...
Davis Polk Adds Top-Tier UK M&A Lawyer Will Pearce, Further Developing ...
Davis Polk Adds Top-Tier UK M&A Lawyer Will Pearce, Further Developing ...
Ahwatukee lawyer shares reality and difficulties of family law
Some lawyers flinch at the idea of practicing divorce and family law. It can get messy. Yet after practicing general, business, tax, estate-planning, civil and other law specialties, Dori Eden found that she preferred family law, where she says she can ...
Lawyer claims own error hurt client
The lawyer for a Washington teen says his wrong advice prompted her to plead guilty to smoking marijuana before a fatal crash. Krystin Rennie, now 19, was sentenced to six years in prison in June after pleading guilty to aggravated driving while under ...
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ICAP Patent Brokerage to Auction LAWYER.NET, LAWYERS.NET, LAWYER ...
LESSONS LEARNED FROM PETRAEUS SCANDAL
As hundreds of questions continue to swirl around the still rather illusive government scandal regarding (the former) General Petraeus, 60, and his extramarital affair with personal biographer, Paula Broadwell, 40, the only question I have for the ...
Jesse Jackson Jr hires lawyer, possible plea deal, resignation: reports
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Amid reports that he may have misused campaign funds, Illinois congressman Jesse Jackson Jr has hired a lawyer to handle negotiations with the federal government on possible plea deal in which he would resign from the House of ...
October Lawyer of the Month: Bruno Mars Lyrics in Practice
It's time to announce the winner of October's Lawyer of the Month competition. Our four contestants ranged from the devilishly handsome to the depressingly drunk and disorderly, but somehow, for the second month in a row, our readers were able to pick ...
The Other Woman In The Petraeus Scandal Has Hired Some 'Very Expensive ...
The Other Woman In The Petraeus Scandal Has Hired Some 'Very Expensive ...
Central PA Lawyer to represent victim in Elmo sex assault case
But met with Sesame Street's lawyers, and says he has proof a sexual relationship with Clash which occurred while he was underage. Clash reportedly admits to a relationship with this man, but only after the boy was an adult. The victim, is represented ...
Broadwell, Lewinsky Lawyers Partners at Same Firm
The lawyer representing the woman who was the mistress of former CIA-director David Petraeus works for the same firm as the lawyer who represented Monica Lewinsky. An assistant to Washington Lawyer Robert F. Muse told ABC News that Muse is ...
Lawyer and Activist for Mwingi Seat
A lawyer and a human rights activits have joined politics in Mwingi. Lawy Joel Kinywa Mwaniki and activist Peter Mutemi said they want to change political leadership in Kitui county. Mutemi, the executive director for the Centre for Human Rights and ...
Killer's lawyer says police lied about teen's dying accusation
Late on Sept. 26, 1988, La Shandra Charles, bleeding profusely from neck wounds in a west Houston field, told police the name of her assailant: "Preston." The 15-year-old's dying accusation, along with the assertion that her attacker lived nearby, led ...
Amedore, Tkaczyk lawyer up for recount in NY Senate race
It may take until December to figure out the winner in the state Senate race between GOP candidate George Amedore Jr., an assemblyman and executive at his family's home-building business in Guilderland, and Democratic candidate Cecelia Tkaczyk, ...
Jesse Jackson Jr hires lawyer, possible plea deal, resignation -reports
1:28 p.m. CST, November 12, 2012. CHICAGO, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Amid reports that he may have misused campaign funds, Illinois congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has hired a lawyer to handle negotiations with the federal government on possible plea deal ...
John Anderson recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as Best Lawyer in America 2013
He has considerable experience as a business lawyer representing both middle-market clients and entrepreneurs, with a main focus of his practice in health care law, primarily on the provider side. He also has vast experience working with banks ...
Lawyer For Former City Official Makes Case For Leniency
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Prior to his sentencing today for his admitted theft of city funds, an attorney for Timothy Wanamaker, who was Executive Director of the City of Buffalo's Office of Strategic Planning from 2004 until 2008, filed an 11th hour motion for ...
Justices say lawyer can't use laws to get around government immunity for ...
Justices say lawyer can't use laws to get around government immunity for ...
Socialite Jill Kelley's New Lawyer Is The Go-To Guy For Clients Plagued By ...
Socialite Jill Kelley's New Lawyer Is The Go-To Guy For Clients Plagued By ...
Lawyer pay expected to rise, industry adds jobs for second month
Lawyer pay expected to rise, industry adds jobs for second month. Philadelphia Business Journal by Jeff Blumenthal, Reporter. Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 2:26pm EST. Jeff Blumenthal: Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal: Email | Twitter ...
Raleigh lawyer pleads guilty in DWI backdating scheme
RALEIGH -- James Crouch, a lawyer who handles a high volume of traffic and drunk-driving cases, has risen before a Wake County judge many times as a client enters a plea. On Tuesday, Crouch was the one doing the pleading, adding another twist to a ...
Jerry Sandusky lawyers ask for delay in filing appeal paperwork because new ...
Jerry Sandusky lawyers ask for delay in filing appeal paperwork because new ...
Avvo Aims to 'Ignite' Lawyer Websites With Marketing
Avvo, a lawyer rating and directory service and forum for legal questions and answers, has launched Avvo Ignite, a new website service for lawyers designed to market legal services and retain new clients. The Seattle-based company claims it has 125,000 ...
Birther Lawyer and Write-in Candidate Is Suing Electoral College
If you were curious about what the disbarred lawyer, former Florida inmate, bagpipe-blowing fringe candidate Montgomery Blair Sibley thinks about last week's election, you're in luck. He thinks it stinks. Sibley, who has been disbarred from 13 ...
Ariel Winter's Lawyer Says Modern Family Crew Had to Sneak Food to Her; Mom ...
Ariel Winter's Lawyer Says Modern Family Crew Had to Sneak Food to Her; Mom ...
Lawyer's conviction thrown out based on closed jury selection
By Nate Raymond. NEW YORK, Nov 13 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court has reversed the conviction of a disbarred lawyer after finding his rights to a public trial were violated when the public was prevented from attending jury selection in his case. The ...
Lawyer: Man who accused Elmo puppeteer of having sex with him when he was ...
Lawyer: Man who accused Elmo puppeteer of having sex with him when he was ...
Nudists hire lawyer, plan class action lawsuit against the city
You knew this was coming. They've staged naked protests at City Hall and stripped bare at Board of Supervisors meetings to no apparent end other than to make onlookers cringe. Now, the nudists battling Supervisor Scott Wiener's legislation to ban ...
Lawyer for cop in beating expected jury verdict
CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for the Chicago police officer who was captured on tape beating a female bartender says that once jurors watched the videotape he was sure they would ultimately rule against him. After the trial in which the jury awarded ...
Defense lawyer seeks new trial in attempted murder case
A defense attorney wants a new trial for Hovanes "Johnny" Sarkissyan, who was convicted of two counts of attempted murder in connection with the 2011 stabbings of two men at Camino Real Park in Ventura. At a hearing on a motion for a new trial ...
West Texas lawyer accused of laundering $600 million for drug cartel to seek ...
West Texas lawyer accused of laundering $600 million for drug cartel to seek ...
Ex-UI lawyer's appeal dismissed
A former lawyer for the University of Iowa jumped the gun earlier this month when he appealed the U.S. District Court ruling that threw out his wrongful termination lawsuit against UI. Michael Gans, clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth ...
Hughes' Work as Trial Lawyer Could Impact Speaker Bid
But the man they hope will replace him is carrying around two words that aren't generally associated with conservative causes: trial lawyer. State Rep. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, who has filed scores of personal injury lawsuits over the years, has ...
Lawyer says church cover-up continues to present
The senior lawyer who reviewed the Catholic Church's Towards Healing protocol says he can point to alleged contemporary cover-ups. Professor Patrick Parkinson was cited by Cardinal George Pell as the man who had reviewed the church's protocols on ...
Lawyer from Elizabethtown sentenced in embezzlement scam
Benjamin Cooper, Henderson's defense lawyer, wasn't immediately available for comment Tuesday. Much of Tuesday's hearing was private, including testimony presented by Henderson's defense team. Henderson and Reidenbach once shared an office in ...
A new kind of lawyer trust fund abuse?
According to the State Bar of Wisconsin, crooks have appropriated real lawyers' names and set up what appear to be trust accounts before directing would-be buyers responding to Craigslist ads to deposit payment in the bogus escrow accounts. The growing ...
A lawyer's success can be fools gold
There is a lawyer in Chicago that likes to brag about his success. He is a great marketer and so when people see a statement that says he's recovered compensation on 98% of his cases, it makes him seem like a real go getter and fighter. I've dealt with ...
Lawyer says defendant facing life sentence in adverse possession case was ...
Lawyer says defendant facing life sentence in adverse possession case was ...
Lawyer Accused of Laundering Money to Request...
Lawyer Accused of Laundering Money to Request...