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Disgraced lawyer's 'life and career' at stake
Disgraced lawyer Barry Hart's "life and career" were at stake when he failed to show up to his own disciplinary tribunal because he was sick, a court has heard. When the 71-year-old sent in medical certificates to the Lawyers and Conveyances Tribunal ...
One Lawyer's Path to Finding Meaning in His Career
Last month on my way out of a CLE at the federal courthouse that was very well-attended by young lawyers, I looked at an empty fishbowl that was intended to be a drawing for a gift card to iTunes, courtesy of the event's sponsors. I dropped my business ...
Lawyer questions handling of terror suspect
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The attorney of a Southern California terrorism suspect is questioning authorities' handling of his client, who had injuries to his face and head when he was turned over to the FBI by US military officials in Afghanistan. When ...
A Tax Morass Only a Lawyer Could Love
If you think that's a test only a lawyer could love, you're right: this extraordinarily problematic language invites an endless litigation mire. The government is telling us not to struggle against the tax code or we'll only sink deeper. Not all hope ...
Woman killed by fire truck was Washington lawyer in Lexington for running ...
Woman killed by fire truck was Washington lawyer in Lexington for running ...
Fordham professor speaks on lawyer independence
Fresh out of law school and working as a public defender, Ohio attorney Brian Jones probably didn't think he would need to demonstrate professional independence so soon into his career. But when he refused to begin a misdemeanor assault trial because ...
STL lawyer tabbed for national group
STL lawyer tabbed for national group. Print Email. 2012-12-10T09:00:00Z 2012-12-10T09:05:10Z STL lawyer tabbed for national groupBy Joe Holleman [email protected] 314-340-8254 stltoday.com. 5 minutes ago • By Joe Holleman ...
Mullahs Capitulate, Human Rights Lawyer Ends 49-Day Hunger Strike
Nasrin Soutoudeh, a human rights lawyer in theocratic Iran, announced on December 4th that she would end a hunger strike she had carried out for 49 days from her cell in Tehran's infamous Evin Prison. Her offenses had been to act as a court defender of ...
Abraham Lincoln's Advice to Young Lawyers
The document begins with characteristic modesty: “I am not an accomplished lawyer.” The future President proceeded to advise his audience on the need for diligence, encouraged them to practice a dedication to research and a way with words, and ...
Day 38: Feisty testimony scrapped following lawyer's spill
Another medical scare prompted U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds to adjourn the Kwame Kilpatrick trial Monday following feisty testimony. Bobby Ferguson's lawyer Susan Van Dusen fell and hurt her nose and was rushed to an area hospital. She incident ...
SS&C Has A New Top Lawyer
SS&C Has A New Top Lawyer. Get Business Mobile Text Alerts · Email · print. By MATTHEW STURDEVANT, [email protected] The Hartford Courant. 11:54 a.m. EST, December 10, 2012. Windsor-based SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. has a new ...
Fairfax County may force smoking workers to take cessation classes, lawyer says
Virginia Politics blog has moved · Fairfax County may force smoking workers to take cessation classes, lawyer says · Fact-checking Pete Snyder's barbecue claim · Tareq Salahi rebuffs GOP pledge in governor's race · Conflict of interest charges raised ...
Lawyer has doubts about 'confession' in NY deaths
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) — A lawyer says that if his client confessed to three New York killings, the statements may not have been voluntary. Defense attorney Angelo MacDonald spoke after a brief court session in the murder case against 60-year-old ...
Brandon Daniel due in court Monday
AUSTIN (KXAN) - The lawyer for the suspect in Senior Austin Police Officer Jaime Padron's shooting death in April stepped down during an appearance in court Monday afternoon. Bill White, who has represented Brandon Daniel, was replaced by Russell ...
Beijing Lawyer Reveals Organ Harvesting of Executed Prisoner
On December 6, a Beijing lawyer revealed something stunning on the Chinese Internet. Han Bing, who goes by the Weibo handle “Hanzhou Lawyer”, says a Chinese hospital turned into the execution ground for a prisoner on death row. The prisoner was ...
Lawyer argues 'frivolous' robocalls vote-suppression court case meant to ...
Lawyer argues 'frivolous' robocalls vote-suppression court case meant to ...
Lawyer says Goldman failed speech software "geniuses"
"They were relying on Goldman to take care of them and whether or not they should be worried about these questions," plaintiffs' lawyer Alan Cotler said in his opening statement. He kicked off what is expected to be a two-month courtroom battle in U.S. ...
STL lawyer tapped for national group
STL lawyer tapped for national group. Print Email. 2012-12-10T09:00:00Z 2012-12-10T14:21:01Z STL lawyer tapped for national groupBy Joe Holleman [email protected] 314-340-8254 stltoday.com. 5 hours ago • By Joe Holleman ...
Dallas criminal defense lawyer agrees to plead guilty to laundering money for ...
Dallas criminal defense lawyer agrees to plead guilty to laundering money for ...
Ohio lawyer plans to lead transition of domain names
Jennifer Wolfe, a Cincinnati-area intellectual property lawyer, photographed Sept. 6, 2012, is working on the administration of top-level domain names. Today, only a handful of companies keep track of all the .coms, .orgs and .nets of the world and ...
Lawyer: Narcy Novack should get 27 years, not life, for deaths of husband ...
Lawyer: Narcy Novack should get 27 years, not life, for deaths of husband ...
Colorado shooting defendant's lawyer to subpoena FoxNews.com reporter over ...
Colorado shooting defendant's lawyer to subpoena FoxNews.com reporter over ...
Street Smarts: Campbell Ave. carries name of lawyer-judge
Campbell Ave. carries name of lawyer-judge Buy Now. » 2012-12-11T00:00:00Z 2012-12-10T22:13:05Z Street Smarts: Campbell Ave. carries name of lawyer-judgeDavid Leighton For The Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star. 9 hours ago • David Leighton ...
Bahrain lawyer says court has reduced sentence to 2 years for jailed rights ...
Bahrain lawyer says court has reduced sentence to 2 years for jailed rights ...
Lawyer: Sentence reduced for Bahrain activist
Lawyer: Sentence reduced for Bahrain activist. A defense lawyer says a Bahrain appeals court has reduced the prison sentence of a prominent human rights activist from three years to two. The Associated Press ...
Lawyer's license is suspended
Nearly eight months after a federal jury found Columbus lawyer Aristotle R. Matsa guilty of being a serial tax evader, the Ohio Supreme Court yesterday suspended his law license. The justices ordered Matsa to stop practicing law and forbade him from ...
Loan Modification Lawyer Las Vegas Online Today
Modifying current mortgage payments is considered one of the best ways to end mortgage payment troubles and get rid of a risk of foreclosure. On the other side, it is also true that getting approved for loan modification is difficult and challenging ...
Lawyer 'Fumbles' At Journalist's Armed Robbery Trial
The trial of Journalist Darlington Pelenah and two others accused of arm robbery finally commenced at the Criminal Court "A" at the Temple of Justice in Monrovia. The Defense team headed by human rights lawyer Cllr. Dempster Brown of the Center for the ...
George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers say Zimmerman acted in self ...
George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers say Zimmerman acted in self ...
Lawyer: Man ID'ed in NH police shooting from media
Page 1 of 1. MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A lawyer for a man charged with trying to kill a Manchester, N.H., police officer to avoid capture says police made a calculated decision not to show eyewitnesses a photo lineup of potential suspects. Robert Swales ...
Intellectual Property Lawyer Naomi Straus on How Chefs Can Protect Their Work
Straus_Naomi-Headshot-(5001980).jpg Last week, Eater's Gabe Ulla took an in-depth look at copying in cooking, talking to chefs from Wylie Dufresne in New York to Christian Puglisi of Copenhagen's Relae about the importance of attributing sources in the ...
Goldman lawyer says bank not liable for Dragon founders' losses
Goldman had not been hired to seek fraud, lawyer says. * Bank had urged more review of bidder, lawyer says. * Dragon founders' suit charges breach of fiduciary duty. By Scott Malone. BOSTON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A Goldman Sachs Group Inc attorney ...
WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning's lawyer says client was treated like a 'zoo ...
WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning's lawyer says client was treated like a 'zoo ...
Court asks lawyer to argue special DOMA question
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has asked a Massachusetts lawyer to present arguments on why the justices should not rule on a federal gay marriage law next year. The high court says it invited lawyer Vicki C. Jackson of Cambridge to argue whether ...
Vilma's lawyer bashes Goodell for “manufactured allegations”
The attorney for Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's “manufactured allegations” have tarnished Vilma's reputation. And attorney Peter Ginsberg says that while former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue did the right thing by ...
Lawyer: Narcy Novack doesn't deserve life sentence
A lawyer for the former stripper convicted in the death of her millionaire husband at the Rye Town Hilton says she should not be given a life sentence. Narcy Novack and her brother, Cristobal Veliz, will be sentenced Monday for the July 2009 killing of ...
Supreme Court Asks Lawyer To Argue Special DOMA Question
The court asked lawyer Vicki C. Jackson of Cambridge to join the gay marriage arguments this spring, but she won't be arguing whether it's legal for governments to treat gay Americans differently in issues of marriage. Instead, at the court's ...
What's the easiest job to fake? Lawyer, says 'Catch Me If You Can' con man ...
What's the easiest job to fake? Lawyer, says 'Catch Me If You Can' con man ...
Lawyer For WikiLeaks Suspect Says Client Was Treated As 'Zoo Animal'
The pretrial hearing for WikiLeaks suspect Pfc. Bradley Manning ended Tuesday, but as The Associated Press reports, the massive amount of documents he is accused of leaking were hardly mentioned. Instead, the hearing focused more on "a bedsheet ...
Lawyer: Guatemala Judge Orders McAfee Released
A lawyer for John McAfee says a judge has ordered the software company founder released from a Guatemalan detention center where he has been fighting deportation. Lawyer Telesforo Guerra says the judge notified him verbally of the ruling, but that it ...
Fatal Subway Pusher's Lawyer Posts Fliers Seeking Witnesses
MANHATTAN CRIMINAL COURT — The lawyer representing the man who admitted to pushing a subway rider to his death last week is accusing prosecutors of withholding its list of witnesses — and plans to hand out hundreds of fliers to get people to come ...
Lawyer: Guatemalan judge orders McAfee released
Lawyer Telesforo Guerra said the judge notified him verbally of the ruling, but added that it may take a day for formal written notification to win McAfee's release, possibly as soon as Wednesday. Judge Judith Secaida did not immediately return phone ...
WikiLeaks Case Lawyer Chides Marine Jailers on Manning's Treatment
In two and a half hours of closing arguments, the defense lawyer, David Coombs, stitched together threads from about 1,200 e-mails and several weeks of testimony by more than a dozen officials. He detailed a nine-month period when his client was kept ...
Michael Izzo Jr., 68, lawyer with Cozen who loved to sing
Michael J. Izzo Jr., 68, of West Deptford, a senior partner in the Cozen O'Connor law firm whose melodious tenor filled courtrooms and concert halls for four decades, died Sunday, Dec. 9, of complications of leukemia at Thomas Jefferson University ...
Lawyer for Chinese Activist Nephew Can't Visit Him
A lawyer for the imprisoned nephew of Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng said his legal team would likely miss Thursday's deadline to file an appeal against his conviction because authorities have denied their repeated requests to meet with him. Blind ...
Cameron: British Agents Had Role in Lawyer Death
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday condemned actions by British agents in the 1989 death of a Belfast lawyer, one of the most bitterly disputed killings of the entire Northern Ireland conflict. Cameron cited a long-awaited report on the ...
McAfee To Be Released From Guatemalan Jail On Judge's Order, Lawyer Says
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A lawyer for John McAfee said Tuesday that a judge has ordered the software company founder released from a Guatemalan detention center where he has been fighting being returned to Belize. Attorney Telesforo Guerra said the ...
Lawyer: Kosciusko Co. boy getting new trial rehabilitating well
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The attorney for a Kosciusko County teenager who's won a new trial after being convicted at age 12 of helping to kill a friend's stepfather says her client should be "the poster child for successful juvenile rehabilitation." The ...
Day 39: Kilpatrick trial restarts after lawyer's injury
For a second time in two months, Kwame Kilpatrick's public corruption trial resumes following a suspension because of a courthouse injury to a defense lawyer. Co-defendant Bobby Ferguson's defense lawyer Susan Van Dusen tripped on a mat and fell onto ...
Lawyer: Alleged Philly mob boss not a no-show worker
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A mob lawyer in Philadelphia tried Tuesday to persuade jurors that an alleged La Cosa Nostra boss was a rainmaker at a trash disposal company, not a no-show Teamsters worker. The two-month racketeering trial of Joseph Ligambi ...