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Lawyer: Denver Broncos safety 'adamantly denies' cheating at dice game at Las ...
Lawyer: Denver Broncos safety 'adamantly denies' cheating at dice game at Las ...
Lindsay Lohan Headed to Rehab, Dad Goes After Her Lawyer: "You've Done ...
Lindsay Lohan Headed to Rehab, Dad Goes After Her Lawyer: "You've Done ...
New Jersey Lawyer Is Guilty of Murder and Drug Running
Mr. Bergrin, a Bentley-driving, slick-haired lawyer who had earned renown defending drug lords, rap stars, and soldiers accused of abusing and killing Iraqis, had drawn crowds to the trial as he served as his own defense counsel, impassionedly arguing ...
Flint lawyer wants weapons ban lifted at county offices
FLINT — A lawyer is challenging a ban on weapons at an administration building for Genesee County in Flint. The Flint Journal reports the Board of Commissioners is considering lifting the ban on weapons inside county offices downtown or at least ...
CNN rape trial coverage: Lawyer for victim also emotional
Change some phrasing and eliminate some babbling, and you see the symmetry: What Harlow reported in her breaking-news coverage is just about the same impression delivered by the lawyer for the victim, someone who's not prone to belabor sympathy for ...
Former President George W. Bush lawyer fighting for Kenya prime minister in ...
Former President George W. Bush lawyer fighting for Kenya prime minister in ...
Christian Gerhartsreiter Murder Trial: Lawyer Says Linda Sohus, Not Defendant ...
Christian Gerhartsreiter Murder Trial: Lawyer Says Linda Sohus, Not Defendant ...
Zimbabwe Rights Lawyer Brought to Court
Police in Zimbabwe have brought prominent rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa to a court on charges of obstructing justice after ignoring a judge's order to release her a day earlier. Mtetwa, arrested Sunday while representing four officials of the prime ...
Lawyer In Ohio Rape Case: 16-Year-Old's Don't Have Fully Devloped Brains
Ma'Lik Richmond -- one of the high school football players convicted of rape in Steubenville, Ohio -- shouldn't be forced to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life because he's only 16 ... and therefor doesn't have a fully developed brain ...
Zimbabwe rights lawyer brought to court
HARARE, Zimbabwe – Police in Zimbabwe have brought prominent rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa to a court on charges of obstructing justice after ignoring a judge's order to release her a day earlier. Mtetwa, arrested Sunday while representing four ...
Impostor's Lawyer Suggests Missing Wife...
Impostor's Lawyer Suggests Missing Wife...
Russia drops probe into whistleblowing lawyer's death
The Russian lawyer was jailed shortly after disclosing an alleged $230-million fraud scheme run by senior tax and law enforcement authorities. An attorney for Magnitsky's mother Natalia said he intended to appeal the decision in court. "I do not think ...
Rockefeller impostor's murder trial: Lawyer points finger at victim's wife in ...
Rockefeller impostor's murder trial: Lawyer points finger at victim's wife in ...
SEC Charges Craig Berkman And Lawyer In Alleged Facebook Investment Scam
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Craig Berkman, 71, a former Oregon gubernatorial candidate who now lives in Florida, and his lawyer, with operating an investment scam peddling pre-IPO shares in Facebook, LinkedIn, Groupon, ...
Ottawa names lawyer to talk energy with natives
CALGARY, Alberta, March 19 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has appointed a British Columbia lawyer to gather views of native groups across the Western province on energy development as the industry struggles to gain acceptance of ...
Lawyer: Urinating on bodies was not desecration
Military prosecutors said urinating on the corpses and videotaping it amounted to desecrating their bodies, a claim Richard's civilian lawyer denied. Richards and the other Marines did nothing to mutilate the bodies and were merely relieving the ...
Lawyer equates client to former pope
"Distant acts in the mists of time, I think, are overcome by a life well led," the lawyer, Robert Julien, told the high court. "This is perhaps a poor analogy — and if it offends anyone I apologize — but Pope Benedict had been a member of the Hitler ...
Powerball winner should get a lawyer and watch out for taxes, Flint financial ...
Powerball winner should get a lawyer and watch out for taxes, Flint financial ...
Lawyer: Ex-judge in molest claim like Pope Benedict
"Distant acts in the mists of time, I think, are overcome by a life well led," the lawyer, Robert Julien, told the high court. "This is perhaps a poor analogy — and if it offends anyone I apologize — but Pope Benedict had been a member of the Hitler ...
Marty Magid hires lawyer
Marty Magid hires lawyer. Updated: March 19, 2013, 9:33 PM ET. By Chris Mortensen | ESPN. Recommend0 · Tweet0 · Comments0 · Email · Print. Broncos Offer Dumervil New Contract. Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter discuss the Broncos' new offer to ...
Lawyer: Urinating on corpses 'coping mechanism'
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — The defense attorney for a sergeant facing punishment for his role in the incident in which Marines filmed themselves urinating on Taliban corpses called the action “black humor,” likening it to jokes police officers might make ...
Suspects deny harassing British tourist in India: lawyer
Two men appeared in an Indian court Wednesday accused of harassing a British tourist who jumped off her hotel balcony fearing a sex attack, with their lawyer saying they denied the charges. The manager of the three-star Hotel Agra Mahal, Sachin Chauhan ...
IMF chief's apartment searched over compensation case: lawyer
PARIS (Reuters) - French police searched the Paris apartment of IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Wednesday as part of an investigation into her awarding of a 2008 arbitration payment to a businessman supporter of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy, her lawyer ...
Lawyer accused of failure to pay federal income tax for five years
Lawyer accused of failure to pay federal income tax for five years. Lumumba Toure McCord. Crime & Safety Headlines. Chillicothe mayor investigating police chief's behavior. Wednesday, March 20, 2013 12:08 PM. Woman pleads guilty in burning, murder of ...
UCI lawyer calls for strong sentences in Puerto doping trial
MADRID (AFP) — A lawyer representing the International Cycling Union (UCI) has said that Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes should be made an example of for running possibly “the biggest doping network the world has ever seen.” Fuentes and four co-defendants ...
Zimbabwe Court Denies Bail to Human Rights Lawyer
A Zimbabwe court Wednesday refused to free on bail the nation's top rights lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa, who is charged with obstructing justice after her arrest by police Sunday. The court ordered that Mtetwa should be held in prison until her next court ...
Lindsay Lohan's connection to Mark Heller explained: She's in business with ...
Lindsay Lohan's connection to Mark Heller explained: She's in business with ...
Tucson defendant didn't fire fatal shot, lawyer says
The lawyer for a man being retried for the first-degree murder of a teen girl 12 years ago offered jurors another scenario for how the girl died, one his client had no role in. Max Montijo LaMadrid, 36, is accused of shooting Tanee Natividad in the ...
Lindh Lawyer to Push for 5 Daily Group...
Lindh Lawyer to Push for 5 Daily Group...
Greenberg Traurig's Daniel Black Named Entertainment Lawyer Of The Year
The Century City Bar Association named Daniel H. Black as its Entertainment Lawyer of the Year last night at its annual awards dinner. Black's worked at Paramount, Columbia Pictures and Weintraub Entertainment and has been with Greenberg Traurig for 10 ...
Jason Priestley to Play a Ruthless Lawyer in Toronto Run of David Mamet's Race
Beverly Hills, 90210 alum Jason Priestley will play fast-talking lawyer Jack Lawson in the upcoming Toronto production of David Mamet's 2009 drama Race. Directed by Daniel Brooks, the production will also star Matthew Edison as Charles Strickland, Cara ...
Detroit pension fund lawyer accused of corruption
Ronald Zajac was the general counsel for Detroit's police and fire pension fund until November, but still is the top lawyer at the city's general retirement fund. The government says Zajac forced people who had business with the pension funds to pay ...
Lawyer: DNA clears inmate of Wyo. rape after 23 years in prison
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Lawyers with the Utah-based Rocky Mountain Innocence Center say new DNA testing proves the innocence of a man who has served more than 23 years in prison on a Wyoming rape conviction. Cheyenne lawyer Aaron J. Lyttle filed a ...
New charges filed against Cranford lawyer accused of practicing with ... - The Star-Ledger
New charges filed against Cranford lawyer accused of practicing with ...
APNewsBreak: Lawyer and alleged ringleader of Florida internet gaming ...
APNewsBreak: Lawyer and alleged ringleader of Florida internet gaming ...
Zimbabwe Rights Lawyer Denied Bail
HARARE, Zimbabwe – A magistrate judge denied bail to the human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa on Wednesday, ordering her held on a charge of obstruction of justice until April 3. Ms. Mtetwa was arrested Sunday after she went to help a client who is a ...
Fla. Lawyer Accused of Heading Charity Scam Talks
A prominent Jacksonville attorney accused of masterminding a $300 million gambling ring disguised as a veterans charity says he simply advised his clients on legal matters and that prosecutors are trying to "force a connection" between him and the ...
Marshall A. Bernstein, 87, a Philadelphia lawyer who also lectured
Marshall A. Bernstein, 87, of Society Hill, a Philadelphia lawyer who was a lecturer at area law schools, died Tuesday, March 19, at his home of complications from a fall. Mr. Bernstein, who practiced law in Philadelphia for 45 years, was rated as one ...
Missing Lawyer Resurfaces After Clients Claim He Took Money And Skipped Town
Cops arrested the lawyer Monday for disorderly conduct after Smith allegedly cursed up a storm inside the store while trying to pick up his cat from PetSmart's grooming department. “Got some issues, shouldn't be drinking like that in the first place ...
Lawyer for Sea Shepherd seeks Dutch prosecution of Japanese whalers on ...
Lawyer for Sea Shepherd seeks Dutch prosecution of Japanese whalers on ...
It's All About Edie
It's All About Edie. The story of Edith Windsor motivates the lawyer who will argue next week before the Supreme Court that the Defense of Marriage Act should be struck down. BY Kerry Eleveld. March 21 2013 5:00 AM ET. Edith Windsor and Roberta Kaplan ...
The Doctor's New Prescription: A Lawyer
In other words, they need lawyers. But trying to get frail, low-income seniors to consult an elder attorney can seem an insurmountable problem. How will they travel to a law office? Or pay a fee that can reach $300 an hour? Even if the doctors can ...
Latin Lawyer Recognizes Wilk Auslander for Deal of the Year
NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ -- A litigation in which Wilk Auslander LLP represented Compania de Inversiones de Energia S.A. ("CIESA") in New York has won a Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Award. The firm represented, in addition to ...
Lewiston lawyer among finalists for federal judicial post
Members of Maine's congressional delegation passed along the names of two lawyers — including one from Lewiston — and a state judge to President Barack Obama on Wednesday to fill an expected judicial vacancy on the federal U.S. District Court in ...
Lawyer wants Polson stabbing suspect's statements to police suppressed
Lawyer wants Polson stabbing suspect's statements to police suppressed. Print Email. « Makueeyapee Whitford · 032113 stabbing victim.jpg. » 2013-03-21T06:00:00Z 2013-03-21T06:13:36Z Lawyer wants Polson stabbing suspect's statements to police ...
Sam Hurd's lawyer wants April 8 drug trial delayed
In December 2011, the league was shocked when Bears receiver Sam Hurd was arrested on federal drug charges after he allegedly told an undercover officer that he wanted to buy up to 10 kilograms of cocaine and a half-ton of marijuana per week. In effect ...
Kelly Mathis, Lawyer Accused In Veterans Charity Fraud, Says Arrest Ruined His ...
Kelly Mathis, Lawyer Accused In Veterans Charity Fraud, Says Arrest Ruined His ...
Famed lawyer Stan Chesley disbarred for fen-phen case misconduct
Famed Cincinnati plaintiffs lawyer Stan Chesley, who was dubbed the “master of disaster” for winning billions of dollars for victims of hotel fires, toxic spills, airplane crashes and defective products, has been disbarred by the Kentucky Supreme Court ...
Lawyer hammers govt. witness at Savage trial
A defense lawyer at the murder and conspiracy trial of drug kingpin Kaboni Savage hammered away Thursday at a key prosecution witness, trying to get the man to concede others might have been behind the October 2004 firebombing that killed his mother, ...
DUI lawyer for Ditka sons faces own legal fight
The attorney who represented two sons of Mike Ditka in recent DUI cases was cited Sunday for driving on a suspended license, which resulted from the lawyer's own arrest for DUI in October, according to court records and police. Attorney Robert Ritacca ...