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Lawyer: Armstrong open to 'truth and reconciliation' commission, not USADA - CNN
(CNN) -- Lance Armstrong is ready to cooperate with an international "truth and reconciliation commission" digging into doping in professional cycling, but not -- for now and perhaps longer -- with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which expedited his ...
Florida Bar opens file on Miami lawyer thrust into spotlight of NCAA-UM probe
Florida Bar opens file on Miami lawyer thrust into spotlight of NCAA-UM probe. BY JAY WEAVER The Miami Herald. A Miami attorney is under preliminary investigation by the Florida Bar for her role in the NCAA's probe of the University of Miami's athletic ...
RI lawyer wants Schilling trial this year
PROVIDENCE — An attorney for the Rhode Island economic development agency that is suing Curt Schilling over the state's failed investment in his video game company said Friday he hopes the case goes to trial within a year, but the former Red Sox ...
Business 'uninterested' in lawyer's death, says Russian Prime Minister
Medvedev comments came in the wake of a bill passed by Congress that would impose sanctions and travel restrictions on officials connected to the death of Sergei Magnitsky, a Hermitage Capital lawyer who died in jail of untreated pancreatitis after ...
Former Drew Peterson lawyer fights to keep financial records sealed
Drew Peterson's former attorney is fighting accusations that he took the case for his own personal gain. According to the Chicago Sun-times, Joel Brodsky is trying to keep Peterson's current attorneys from obtaining his financial records. Court papers ...
Medvedev Says Lawyer's Death Won't Hurt Business
Mr. Medvedev's comments came in the wake of a bill passed by the U.S. Congress that would impose sanctions and travel restrictions on officials connected to the death of Sergei Magnitsky, a Hermitage Capital lawyer who died in jail of untreated ...
Lawyer's license suspended
A Jacksonville attorney's law license has been suspended for six months because of his actions defending two Champaign County men. The Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois this week announced it was ...
Obama proposes Wall Street defense lawyer to police Wall Street
Obama proposes Wall Street defense lawyer to police Wall Street. 1/26/2013 11:23am by Chris in Paris 5 · Tweet. President Obama has chosen Mary Jo White to head the SEC. From the New Yorker piece I quote below: It seems a bit peculiar for a President ...
Medvedev: Lawyer's death won't affect business
MOSCOW -- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the death of a whistle-blowing lawyer in prison will not adversely affect the country's business climate. His comments came after the U.S. Congress passed a bill that imposes sanctions and travel ...
Lawyer seeks mental evaluation in Arkansas slaying
BENTONVILLE — A defense attorney requested a mental evaluation for an Arkansas man accused of killing a 6-year-old neighbor who was a victim in a previous abuse case. Zachary Holly, 28, has pleaded not guilty to capital murder, rape, kidnapping and ...
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SANTA CRUZ -- A television executive and a local lawyer, both UC Santa Cruz graduates, will speak at UCSC's 10th annual Scholarship Benefit Dinner on Feb. 23. Kevin Beggs, president of the Lionsgate Television Group that produces Mad Men and Weeds ...
Lawyer: Blytheville workers received improper gift
Lawyer: Blytheville workers received improper gift. Blytheville City Attorney Mike Bearden says city water utility workers likely ... Fundraiser for reward fund in Billings homicide. The family of a man murdered in October, is raising money to solve ...
Lawyer says Heed sentencing for DWI involved no special treatment
Former Attorney General Peter Heed can be heard laughing seven times on the Keene circuit court audiotape of his four-minute DWI sentencing hearing Tuesday, but it shed no new light on what happened the night of Jan. 10 when he was arrested at 11:30 ...
'Lucky' lawyer looks good
Hotshot lawyer Eddie Hayes is looking forward to seeing himself portrayed in “Lucky Guy,” Nora Ephron's Broadway play about columnist Mike McAlary, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 as he was dying of cancer at the age of 41. While Tom Hanks will play ...
For Sale: Horace Greeley's Lawyer's Home for over $1.2M
The former home of Isaiah T. Williams, who was Horace Greeley's attorney, is on the market for $1,287,000, according to AOL Real Estate. The blue house is located at 300 Quaker Road in Chappaqua, near the downtown. It was constructed in 1850, is 4,625 ...
Lawyer says Rev. Terry Greer experienced 'perfect storm of personal and ...
Lawyer says Rev. Terry Greer experienced 'perfect storm of personal and ...
Lawyer says clergy abuse case unaffected by suicide
Lawyer says clergy abuse case unaffected by suicide. Published: Sunday, January 27, 2013. By Ron Todt Associated Press. PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The civil case alleging that a Franciscan friar sexually abused students at a western Pennsylvania high ...
Lawyer: Pa. abuse case unaffected by suicide
Lawyer: Pa. abuse case unaffected by suicide. RON TODT Associated Press Published: January 28, 2013 2:23AM. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An attorney representing some of the former students alleging abuse by a Franciscan friar at a western Pennsylvania ...
Russia opens trial of dead lawyer Magnitsky
Because no lawyer for the Magnitsky family showed up, the judge ordered the lawyers association to appoint a defense attorney for the next preliminary hearing on February 18. "Participation in this process is illegal and immoral," Nikolay Gorokhov said ...
Washington Lawyer Jeffrey H. Smith
In recent months, Mark Boal, author of the screenplay for Zero Dark Thirty, has had a very Washington kind of problem: the script he wrote keeps drawing seemingly hostile scrutiny from Capitol Hill. First, it was Rep. Peter King, chairman of the House ...
Lawyer-lawmaker blames poor writing for bill that would criminalize abortions ...
Lawyer-lawmaker blames poor writing for bill that would criminalize abortions ...
Shock Jock Trial: Fla. Paralegal in...
Shock Jock Trial: Fla. Paralegal in...
Another Lucky Day for the son of Lawyer Ron
Itsmyluckyday came into this past Saturday's Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park as the 9-2 third choice but the son of Lawyer Ron handed the heavily- favored Shanghai Bobby his first career defeat. In doing so, the March foal also broke the 1 1/16 ...
Lawyer without prior discipline history suspended 6 months
A Hubertus lawyer with no prior professional discipline record has been suspended from practice for six months for lack of action in civil cases for seven clients and for not keeping them informed. Everett E. Wood was also ordered to pay nearly $20,000 ...
Inside Straight: 'The . . . Toxic Notion That You Hire The Lawyer, Not The Firm'
I really like what Bruce MacEwen does over at Adam Smith, Esq. He thinks hard about the legal profession, and he says smart things that you won't find elsewhere. But he's not perfect. He recently wrote that clients were partly responsible for the ...
Shock Jock Lawyer's DUI Arrest Called an Elaborate Trap
Transcript for Shock Jock Lawyer's DUI Arrest Called an Elaborate Trap. begin with the bizarre shock jock trial in florida, where one lawyer calls it a john grissom trial come to life. This latest may mean a mistrial or a new arrest. Linsey davis has ...
Lawyer Snapshot: Ramona Chaplin
Lawyer Snapshot: Ramona Chaplin. 01/28/2013. Age: 30. Family: Mom, dad, eldest of four and an amazing 7-year-old son. Pets: None. Education: University of North Florida, bachelor's degree in criminal justice and minor in history. Florida A&M University ...
Lawyer: Proposed 'American Idol' lawsuit alleging workplace racism doesn't ...
Lawyer: Proposed 'American Idol' lawsuit alleging workplace racism doesn't ...
The Fugitive Lawyer With a Missing Shoe
Federal prosecutors are asking the public to help track down a disbarred fugitive Iowa lawyer with a history of literally outrunning the law. At the urging of the U.S. Justice Department, a federal judge unsealed the 2010 indictment of Dennis Bjorklund ...
Veteran lawyer Olga Pina heads to Shutts & Bowen
Pina is a corporate transactional lawyer with two decades of experience in corporate, securities, international business and export compliance matters, including U.S. Department of Treasury regulations related to embargoed countries. She is involved in ...
Lawyer who spent a night in jail for 'stiffing' Smith & Wollensky pays his ...
Lawyer who spent a night in jail for 'stiffing' Smith & Wollensky pays his ...
Privilege protects lawyer conversations with their firm's in-house counsel ...
Privilege protects lawyer conversations with their firm's in-house counsel ...
Judge replaces lawyer in Tacony dungeon case
A federal judge today replaced the lawyer for Linda Ann Weston, the Philadelphia woman who could face the death penalty after being accused of running a ring that kidnapped, tortured and enslaved mentally disabled people to collect their government ...
Philly basement suspect gets death-penalty lawyer
PHILADELPHIA — A paroled killer charged with murdering two mentally disabled women in a Social Security scam was assigned a new lawyer Monday with death-penalty experience. Federal prosecutors may seek the death penalty against Linda Weston, ...
Hicks: Lindsay Lohan's lawyer officially wants out
It's official. Lindsay Lohan has lost her last, best friend on the planet. Attorney Shawn Holley -- the woman responsible for Lindsay Lohan being free to crash cars, drink too much, and punch fortune tellers -- has asked a judge to let her out of Lohan ...
Lawyer Fired in 9/11 Case at Guantanamo
A Guantanamo Bay prisoner charged in the Sept. 11 attacks fired one of his military attorneys Monday in an apparent sign of frustration and distrust of his Pentagon-appointed legal counsel. At the start of what is expected to be a four-day hearing to ...
Latino kids disproportionately victimized by teachers, lawyer says
A former state senator called Monday for an investigation into what she said was a disproportionately large number of Latino students believed to have been victimized by teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Martha Escutia, now an ...
Lawyer for Mike Yassine asks to withdraw from case
In newly filed documents, attorney David Botsford seeks to withdraw as counsel for Yassine Enterprises founder and president Hussein Ali “Mike” Yassine, asking U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks to appoint a new lawyer to handle Yassine's appeal. Sparks on ...
Tacony 'House of Horrors' mastermind given second lawyer
Tacony 'House of Horrors' mastermind given second lawyer. Weston: May face execution. MENSAH M. DEAN, Daily News Staff Writer [email protected], 215-568-8278. Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 3:01 AM. LINDA ANN WESTON, the alleged ...
Bergrin trial: Woman testifies high-powered lawyer coerced her into lying as a ...
Bergrin trial: Woman testifies high-powered lawyer coerced her into lying as a ...
Human Rights Lawyer Explains Why He's Working For Kim Dotcom: Exposing ...
Human Rights Lawyer Explains Why He's Working For Kim Dotcom: Exposing ...
Interview: Levinson Lawyer Urges Iran To Investigate Local Contact
Mohammad-Hossein Aghasi, the lawyer for the family of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, who went missing in Iran in 2007, says Tehran should question another American allegedly involved in the case. Mosaddegh Katouzian conducts an exclusive ...
Philly Basement Suspect Gets Death-Penalty Lawyer
A paroled killer charged with murdering two mentally disabled women in a Social Security scam was assigned a new lawyer Monday with death-penalty experience. Federal prosecutors may seek the death penalty against Linda Weston, who's now charged ...
Former Needham lawyer sentenced for mortgage fraud
An attorney who once practiced in Massachusetts was sentenced for his participation in a mortgage fraud scheme involving a 24-unit building in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood. Sean Robbins, 39, faces eight months in home confinement, three years of ...
FP Passport: Posthumous trial of Russian lawyer delayed
The trial of Russian lawyer and whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky officially began yesterday, but has been postponed for several weeks. This was not, as one might expect, because Magnitsky died in prison more than three years ago, but because his defense ...
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer TRAPPED?! Judge Might DENY Request To Quit!
And seeing as Lindsay's replacement lawyer Mark Heller isn't even LICENSED to practice law in California — and we don't see Lilo snatching up new representation by the morning — Tomorrow's hearing is going to be VERY interesting! We feel for you ...
Lawyer admits stealing from clients
ST. LOUIS • A local lawyer, Stephen B. Evans, 46, of St. Louis, pleaded guilty to federal charges Tuesday and admitted stealing more than $70,000 from clients. Evans admitted keeping money from legal settlements that was supposed to go to clients ...
St. Louis lawyer admits stealing from clients
ST. LOUIS • A local lawyer, Stephen B. Evans, 46, of St. Louis, pleaded guilty to federal charges Tuesday and admitted stealing more than $70,000 from clients. Evans admitted keeping money from legal settlements that was supposed to go to clients ...
Renowned Music Lawyer David Braun Dies at 81
David Braun, a prominent music lawyer who represented such superstars as Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, George Harrison and Michael Jackson, died Wednesday in Santa Barbara. He was 81. our editor recommends. George Harrison: Living in the Material ...
St. Louis lawyer suspended until 2014
JEFFERSON CITY • The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended a St. Louis lawyer who helped to conceal a political donation until July 3, 2014. The court initially ordered Edward Griesedieck's interim suspension on July 3, 2012, three months after ...