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Gun-show backers lose suit for lawyer fees
(01-07) 16:42 PST PLEASANTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal for attorneys' fees and damages Monday by gun-show operators who fought a ban on gun sales at the Alameda County Fairgrounds for more than a decade before reaching a ...
Teen in Ohio video 'ashamed and embarrassed,' lawyer says
Steubenville, Ohio (CNN) -- One of the teens who recorded himself mocking the girl at the center of an Ohio rape case "did a really dumb thing and regrets it" but did not commit any crime, his lawyer said Monday. The attorney, Dennis McNamara, said ...
Lawyer: Coach was set for big raise when she was forced to quit
(CNN) -- The woman who had a romantic relationship with the head coach of the Texas women's track team 10 years ago reported the affair to the university about the same time the head coach was negotiating a significant raise and contract with the ...
Lawyer for Suspect in Benghazi US Consulate Attack Says Client Freed for Lack ...
Lawyer for Suspect in Benghazi US Consulate Attack Says Client Freed for Lack ...
Foley Hoag lawyer gave Boston judge $85K worth of free legal help
“As a private lawyer, I decide how much to charge my clients,” he reportedly said in an emailed statement. “Over the years, I have done a great deal of legal work pro bono or at reduced rates. That work has included conducting investigations of judges ...
Lawyer claims Tunisian suspect in Libya attack freed due to lack of evidence
A man linked by officials to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi has been conditionally released by a Tunisian judge due to lack of evidence, his lawyer said Tuesday. The release of Ali Harzi, a 26-year-old Tunisian, appears to represent a ...
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer: Nightclub Fight Charges 'Are Not Ready'
The day before, the 26-year-old actress' lawyer Mark Heller appeared at the Manhattan Municipal Court to speak on charges brought against his client. Mark commented that the charges from the nightclub brawl last year “are not ready to proceed at this ...
Lawyer urges guilty pleas in India rape case
New Delhi (CNN) -- A lawyer who says he's representing three of the five men charged with raping and fatally beating a woman on a New Delhi bus said Tuesday that he has advised his clients to plead guilty. "So far they have agreed to my advice, but a ...
Lawyer: No Payment For Gupta In Exchange For Alleged Tips
Rajat Gupta and Raj Rajaratnam were friends. Beyond that, the nature of their relationship remains the subject of speculation—and litigation. An attorney for Mr. Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director, told an appeals court on Tuesday that ...
Lawyer: Gossip doesn't make Pa. pastor guilty
STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Opening statements have concluded in the trial of a retired Pennsylvania pastor charged with killing his second wife in 2008. Monroe County prosecutor Michael Mancuso told a jury Tuesday in the Poconos that Arthur "A.B." Schirmer ...
Lawyer: Gossip Doesn't Make Pa. Pastor Guilty
Lawyer: Gossip Doesn't Make Pa. Pastor Guilty. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press. STROUDSBURG, Pa. January 8, 2013 (AP). Prosecutors portrayed a retired Pennsylvania pastor Tuesday as a philanderer who killed both of his wives because he ...
Lawyer: Crash murder case 'overreaching'
(01-08) 12:07 PST SAN FRANCISCO -- The car crash for which a San Francisco man was charged with killing two people while fleeing from police in the Mission District was a "tragic accident," and the murder case against him amounts to "overreaching," his ...
Boston Mobster's Lawyer Seeks to Have Judge Tossed
A lawyer for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger on Tuesday framed an attempt to get the presiding judge kicked off his client's murder case as an effort to protect the court's integrity. "I'm not really representing James Bulger," J.W. Carney Jr. told a 1st ...
Lawyer defrauded worker's comp clients
Between 2008 and 2012, prosecutors said, the 59-year-old lawyer didn't notify clients they had received settlements, forged their names on checks he then deposited into bank accounts he controlled and co-mingled clients' funds with his own. Gammage ...
Theater Gunman's Lawyer Cites Mental Illness at Pretrial Hearing
A lawyer for the man accused of fatally shooting 12 people at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater, told a judge a mentally ill person can legally buy some of the items her client allegedly bought before the attack. During the second day of a hearing ...
Uribe Lawyer Says Colombia Death Squad Investigation Is Baseless
An investigation into former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe for ties to illegal paramilitary groups is “deplorable” and “without any foundation” since the witnesses are prisoners who are lying to try to get reduced jail sentences, Uribe's lawyer said ...
LiLo lawyer has sketchy past
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Mark Jay Heller, who comes from a family of legal practitioners, was once suspended. It began 1994, ended 1999. Alleged violations of a dozen clients between 1989 and 1992. He is now registered to practice. After a five-person ...
One of few suspects held in Benghazi attack released
Ali Harzi, a 26-year-old Tunisian extradited from Turkey in October, was one of the only people detained over the attack, and at the time Tunisian authorities said they ''strongly suspected'' he was involved. On Tuesday, however, his lawyer Anwar Oued ...
Lawyer: Shooting by NJ officer 'terrible accident'
DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer says a shooting involving a New Jersey police officer was a "terrible accident" that left the officer's friend in critical condition. Lawyer John Eastlack declined to elaborate on details of the Saturday shooting when he ...
Gambian lawyer sees local AP reporter who has been in detention for more than ...
Gambian lawyer sees local AP reporter who has been in detention for more than ...
Delhi Rape Accused to Plead Not Guilty, Lawyer Says
The lawyer representing three of the men charged with the gang rape and murder of a medical student aboard a moving bus in New Delhi has blamed the victims for the assault, saying he has never heard of a “respected lady” being raped in India. Manohar ...
"She's Still A Kid, She's Crying, Upset!" Lawyer Of Steubenville Rape Victim ...
"She's Still A Kid, She's Crying, Upset!" Lawyer Of Steubenville Rape Victim ...
Lawyer For Prisoners Opposes Plan To Lift Overcrowding Order
prison.jpg Gov. Jerry Brown has asked a federal three-judge panel to lift an order requiring the state to reduce the number of inmates in its overcrowded prisons to 110,000 by June. In filings in federal courts in San Francisco and Sacramento on Monday ...
Lawyer: Chicago police questioned slain lottery winner's wife for 4 hours ...
Lawyer: Chicago police questioned slain lottery winner's wife for 4 hours ...
Oak Creek Resident Named 'Super Lawyer'
An Oak Creek resident has been named to the annual "Super Lawyers" list. John E. Turlais works in Foley & Lardner's Milwaukee office and practices in areas including government enforcement, compliance and white collar defense, business litigation and ...
Utah lawyer wanted for immigration fraud arrested at US-Mexico border - Fox 13 Now
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawyer who became a fugitive after being charged with immigrant smuggling and visa fraud has been arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border after two years on the run, the U.S. Attorney's Office for Utah said Wednesday. James Hector ...
Defense lawyer in India rape case blames victim, says 'respectable' women in ...
Defense lawyer in India rape case blames victim, says 'respectable' women in ...
Lawyer says client's alleged confession in Picasso vandalism makes case difficult
An attorney representing a Houston graffiti artist charged with vandalizing a Picasso painting last year said public statements the 22-year-old made admitting to spray-painting the 1929 masterpiece at the Menil Collection will make defending him more ...
Prosecutor: NH lawyer was her daughter's predator
CONCORD (AP) - The U.S. attorney for New Hampshire says a lawyer charged with exploiting her 14-year-old daughter to produce child pornography is a predator. John Kacavas said in opening statements at the woman's trial Wednesday she took her ...
Lawyer will represent Lions' Ndamukong Suh at Friday court hearing in Southfield
Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was due to appear Friday in 46th District Court in Southfield for a $130 traffic citation he received Nov. 15 in Lathrup Village. But city attorney Phil Seymour said Wednesday that Suh's lawyer instead will ...
Lawyer: Settlement in Boston lawsuit claiming mom's pregnancy drug caused ...
Lawyer: Settlement in Boston lawsuit claiming mom's pregnancy drug caused ...
Dutch lawyer opens Saudi art gallery in Amsterdam
Dutch lawyer opens Saudi art gallery in Amsterdam. Wednesday, 09 January 2013. A Dutch lawyer says he has founded an art gallery solely featuring works from Saudi Arabia to put an end to the Islamophobia that resulted from the 9/11 attacks. (Reuters) ...
Cuyahoga County prosecutors implicate a fourth lawyer in a scheme to bribe ...
Cuyahoga County prosecutors implicate a fourth lawyer in a scheme to bribe ...
Steubenville Rape Case: Student in online video leaves Ohio State, lawyer ...
Steubenville Rape Case: Student in online video leaves Ohio State, lawyer ...
Lawyer: Driver in fatal Ore. bus crash was rested
Lawyer: Driver in fatal Ore. bus crash was rested. An attorney for the Canadian travel company whose bus crashed and killed nine passengers in Oregon says the driver had more than seven hours of sleep the night prior to the accident. By MANUEL VALDES ...
Lawyer: Too Early to Pin Tanker Accident on Pilot
Investigators were gathering evidence Wednesday to determine what caused an empty oil tanker to clip a tower support of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge while a lawyer for the ship's pilot called any speculation that his client was at fault "highly ...
DC lawyer sues over 'dastardly plan' to wrest ownership of his former ...
DC lawyer sues over 'dastardly plan' to wrest ownership of his former ...
Lawyer says black ice was big factor in deadly bus crash
Lawyer says black ice was big factor in deadly bus crash. A lawyer for the tour-bus company involved in a crash last week that killed nine people and injured 39 said the accident was more a result of the condition of the road than the condition of the ...
Lawyer: 3 Delhi rape suspects to plead not guilty
NEW DELHI — Three of the suspects in the brutal rape and killing of a young woman on a New Delhi bus will plead not guilty, their lawyer said Thursday, hinting that police had tampered with evidence in the attack that has transfixed India. "They are ...
Lawyer: Police beat New Delhi gang rape suspects
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police badly beat the five suspects arrested in the brutal gang rape and killing of a young woman on a New Delhi bus, the lawyer for one of the men said Thursday, accusing authorities of tampering with evidence in the case that has ...
Lawyer: Police Beat New Delhi Gang Rape Suspects
Police badly beat the five suspects arrested in the brutal gang rape and killing of a young woman on a New Delhi bus, the lawyer for one of the men said Thursday, accusing authorities of tampering with evidence in the case that has transfixed India ...
Rolls hires lawyer Gold for internal ethics review
LONDON (Reuters) - Rolls-Royce has appointed lawyer David Gold to lead a review of its compliance procedures after allegations of possible corruption by some of its overseas intermediaries emerged last month. The British aerospace and defense group ...
Boston-area lawyer in trouble for teen party
Boston-area lawyer in trouble for teen party. AP / January 10, 2013. E-mail |; Print |; Reprints |. Text Size: –; +. E-mail. E-mail this article. To: Invalid E-mail address. Add a personal message:(80 character limit). Your E-mail: Invalid E-mail ...
Delhi Rape Victims Are to Blame, Defendants' Lawyer Says
The lawyer representing three of the men charged with the gang rape and murder of a medical student aboard a moving bus in New Delhi has blamed the victims for the assault, saying he has never heard of a “respected lady” being raped in India. Manohar ...
Lawyer: Delhi Rape Suspects Tortured
The men charged with the rape and murder of a New Delhi woman were “tortured” to extract a confession, a potential lawyer for three of the suspects said Thursday. Manohar Lal Sharma, who is likely to represent three of the suspects, said one 22-year ...
India rape suspect's lawyer: Victim's friend 'responsible'
Police badly beat the five suspects arrested in the brutal gang rape and killing of a young woman on a New Delhi bus, the lawyer for one of the men said Thursday, accusing authorities of tampering with evidence in the case that has transfixed India ...
Defendants in India gang rape to plead not guilty as lawyer accuses police of ...
Defendants in India gang rape to plead not guilty as lawyer accuses police of ...
Jenni Rivera worked as a performer for drug cartel, lawyer claims
The lawyer, whose name was not released, said his job included contracting musical talent for the cartel, and the California-born Rivera was among the artists who participated. Several news organizations are reporting Rivera's ties to the criminal ...
NH lawyer's child exploitation trial wrapping up
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Closing arguments are coming up in the trial of a New Hampshire lawyer charged with exploiting her 14-year-old daughter to produce child pornography. The 43-year-old woman has pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of sexual ...
Saul Ewing hires energy lawyer Englert
Saul Ewing LLP has hired an energy lawyer from K&L Gates LLP in its first western Pennsylvania hire since the Philadelphia-based firm set up shop with four local attorneys in downtown Pittsburgh last May. John P. Englert joined Saul Ewing as a partner ...