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Lawyer: Girl's Assault was Shared in Photos, Texts
An undated photo of Audrey Pott. A Northern California sheriff's office has arrested three 16-year-old boys on accusations that they sexually battered the 15-year-old girl who hanged herself eight days after the attack last fall. Santa Clara County ...
Lawyer May Ask For New Trial For Fugitive Rapist
After Irving appeared briefly in Norfolk Superior Court on Friday, his Boston lawyer, Neil Tassel, said he was looking into the case and may file a motion for a new trial. “It's certainly something that we're investigating,” Tassel told reporters ...
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It provides you with a real-time dashboard of everything your lawyer is billing you for, including the actual activities they're working on, and the time they're taking to do so. While you obviously still have to take your lawyer at their word on the ...
Coming to America: 5 tips for choosing a visa and a lawyer
If you find yourself being pushed down one path it might be because the lawyer in question only works with that type. (For example, because of their specialist nature a lot of attorneys have never handled an O1). Also make sure your lawyer has ...
In Bid For Freedom, Skakel Attacks Lawyer In Murder Trial
This week, Skakel is trying another approach to freedom in a court hearing on whether his trial attorney, high-profile defense lawyer, Mickey Sherman, adequately represented him a decade ago. Tuesday's hearing in Superior Court in Rockville on Skakel's ...
Lawyer's win for NH is just her latest big one
Lawyer's win for N.H. is just her latest big one. By Lynne Tuohy. | Associated Press. April 14, 2013. Article · Comments · Subscribe · Reprints; E-mail. Share via e-mail. To. Add a message. Your e-mail. Share. Facebook · Google+ · LinkedIn · Reddit ...
Panic Street Lawyer: Visit Pittsburgh law review
Based on the increased amount of motor vehicle traffic in and around Pittsburgh this weekend, I am guessing that there has also been increased traffic on the Visit Pittsburgh website. In addition to the out-of-towners who are here for the 2013 Frozen ...
Huron lawyer appointed magistrate judge in SD
PIERRE – The South Dakota Supreme Court has appointed a Huron lawyer to be a new magistrate judge in a judicial circuit that covers 14 counties in the eastern part of the state. Carmen Means will be sworn in on Friday. Means graduated from Madison ...
Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel blames lawyer in latest challenge to Conn ...
Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel blames lawyer in latest challenge to Conn ...
Skakel Blames Lawyer in Latest Conn. Murder Appeal
Skakel Blames Lawyer in Latest Conn. Murder Appeal. By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN Associated Press. NEW HAVEN, Conn. April 14, 2013 (AP). Share. 0. Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is trying to get his 2002 murder conviction overturned by arguing that ...
Huron lawyer appointed magistrate judge in South Dakota
PIERRE, S.D. | The South Dakota Supreme Court has appointed a Huron lawyer to be a new magistrate judge in a judicial circuit that covers 14 counties in the eastern part of the state. Carmen Means will be sworn in on Friday. Means graduated from ...
Lawyer: Family to file wrongful death suit against teens accused of assaulting ...
Lawyer: Family to file wrongful death suit against teens accused of assaulting ...
NYU's best defense
The school has retained one of DC's top lawyers, specializing in congressional investigations, to help it field queries about its multimillion-dollar mortgage-loan program for faculty and execs, as well as its high executive pay and fat severance ...
Lawyer says Riddell is “in very serious trouble” after lawsuit
Rhett Ridolfi, a 22-year-old man who suffered brain damage and partial paralysis while playing high school football in 2008, has been awarded millions of dollars in damages in a lawsuit against the helmet maker Riddell. And Ridolfi's attorney, Frank ...
Kuwaiti politician jailed for insulting emir: lawyer
KUWAIT (Reuters) - A prominent Kuwaiti opposition politician was sentenced to five years in jail on Monday for insulting the ruling emir, his lawyer said, in a ruling expected to stoke political tension in the Gulf Arab state. Kuwait, an OPEC member ...
Monday essentials: Patent office scramble - lawyer-expert witness ...
Monday essentials: Patent office scramble - lawyer-expert witness ...
Inside Straight: Beyond The Lawyer Bubble
Here's one great benefit of blogging: Publishers send you free copies of books, hoping that you'll review them! I received and read, but now choose not to review, Steven J. Harper's valuable new contribution to the literature: The Lawyer Bubble: A ...
CF Partners' Secret Talks a Fantasy, Barclays Lawyer Says
Barclays Plc (BARC) lawyers told a London court it was a “fantasy” that employees communicated in secret to make a competing bid for carbon-trading firm Tricorona AB in 2010. CF Partners (U.K.) LLP, which is suing Barclays over the $173 million deal, ...
Barclays broke rules, used advisory staff for CO2 deal: lawyer
"Barclays crossed over five employees from the public side to the private side (of the bank) so that they would be allowed to be part of the deal team, because of the information they received from my clients," said CF Partners' lawyer Tim Lord in a ...
Paralegal Says Park Avenue Lawyer Tried To Make Her His Third Wife
Polygamy is illegal in the United States, but that didn't stop an entertainment lawyer from asking one of his paralegals to be his "third wife," she claims in a lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court. Sabrina Rafi, 27, claims in her sexual harassment ...
Lawyer withdraws from case in midst of sexual-impropriety allegations
Lawyer withdraws from case in midst of sexual-impropriety allegations. Crime & Safety Headlines. Lawyer withdraws from case in midst of sexual-impropriety allegations. Monday, April 15, 2013 02:49 PM. Family of con artists again swindling seniors ...
Farrah Abraham's lawyer moves to block James Deen sex tape
A lawyer for former 'Teen Mom' cast member Farrah Abraham has moved to block the release of a sex tape the reality TV star made with porn actor James Deen. Abraham allegedly romps with the adult movie star, who appeared with Lindsay Lohan in erotic ...
US Attorney: Lawyer from Staten Island admits role in 'massive' immigration ...
US Attorney: Lawyer from Staten Island admits role in 'massive' immigration ...
Lawyer: Utah Dad 'Devastated' Over Son's Killing
A man accused of fatally shooting his 5-month-old son is "devastated" about it, the man's lawyer said Monday at an initial court appearance. Joshua Petersen, 21, of American Fork is accused of placing his son, Ryker, on a sofa and shooting him in the ...
Alleged attackers wrote on Audrie Pott's body, lawyer says
SAN JOSE -- An attorney for the family of a 15-year-old who killed herself after an alleged sexual assault by classmates said Monday that Audrie Pott had "some markings on her body in some sort of permanent marker indicating that someone had violated ...
Austin B. Graff, lawyer at the Library of Congress
Mr. Graff joined the Library of Congress's legal team in 1986. Before that, he was a labor lawyer for the Navy Department and handled a number of class-action employment discrimination lawsuits. Earlier, he was a lawyer for what is now the Reynolds ...
Lawyer: Teen who was sexually assaulted in Calif. found drawings, name on ...
Lawyer: Teen who was sexually assaulted in Calif. found drawings, name on ...
Leave it to a lawyer to file suit over a suit.
A Manhattan attorney has filed a $7,646.51 lawsuit against Brooks Brothers for sending him home with the wrong suit and then refusing to exchange it. Robert Ginsberg, a Manhattan negligence lawyer, says he was supposed to be getting a stylish new ...
East Ramapo district urged to hold lawyer responsible for actions
The mother of an East Ramapo student who claims her teenage son was the victim of a verbal assault by the district's lawyer says she isn't backing down from her fight to hold the man accountable, even as education officials remain silent. For six weeks ...
The Dentist and the Immigration Lawyer: In Praise of "Commodity" Work
Lawyers in some specialties have adopted a similar set-up. The firms dedicated to business immigration, for example, have a lawyer working with multiple paralegals. As some dental offices have a few dentists together, some immigration firms have a few ...
Musharraf halted from running for parliament, lawyer says
(CNN) -- Election officials in Pakistan barred former President Pervez Musharraf from running for a parliament seat, his lawyer said Tuesday. "We will challenge it in the Supreme Court to show the world (the) biased attitude of the judiciary against ...
Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel blames lawyer in latest challenge to Conn ...
Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel blames lawyer in latest challenge to Conn ...
Lawyer sued over handing of estate
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A lawsuit against a former court-appointed conservator claims he misappropriated at least $450,000 from the estate of an elderly woman. Nashville lawyer John E. Clemmons was appointed to handle the financial affairs of Nannie ...
Tunisian whose bare-breasted protest shocked country escapes family, says ...
Tunisian whose bare-breasted protest shocked country escapes family, says ...
Ex-lawyer Dickie Scruggs asks to return to prison after losing key appeal
The judge was presiding over a lawsuit between Scruggs and another lawyer who were fighting over money. Last week, a three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Scruggs' appeal. Scruggs' lawyer says he may ask for a rehearing ...
Schaffhausen's daughters' killings rooted in dependency, lawyer says in closing
Schaffhausen's daughters' killings rooted in dependency, lawyer says in closing. By Andy Rathbun [email protected] Posted: 04/16/2013 12:01:00 AM CDT. April 16, 2013 4:49 PM GMTUpdated: 04/16/2013 11:48:17 AM CDT ...
Skakel Blames Lawyer in Latest Conn. Murder Appeal
Skakel's latest appeal trial began Tuesday with his former lawyer defending an accusation that he failed to competently defend Skakel when he was convicted of murder in 2002. Skakel, the 52-year-old nephew of Robert F. Kennedy's widow, Ethel, is ...
Lawyer: Assaulted teen had drawings, name on body
Associated Press/Family photo provided by attorney Robert Allard - This undated photo provided by her family via attorney Robert Allard shows Audrie Pott. A Northern California sheriff's office has arrested …more three 16-year-old boys on accusations ...
Chad Chritton lawyer quits case; client facing foreclosure
Dane County Circuit Judge Julie Genovese allowed Beloit lawyer William Hayes to end his representation of Chad Chritton, 41, of Madison, who was convicted in March of neglecting his 15-year-old daughter. The girl, weighing 68 pounds, was found outside ...
Chevron grills US lawyer in $19 billion Ecuador pollution case
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chevron Corp on Tuesday sought to persuade a New York federal judge to punish a U.S. lawyer representing Ecuadorean villagers who won a $19 billion environmental damages award, saying the lawyer is withholding documents ...
Intuitive 'Watered Down' Robot Training, Lawyer Says
The lawyer, Richard Friedman, made his opening statement today to jurors in state court in Port Orchard, Washington, telling them the training Intuitive provided for the robotic surgery was compromised by aggressive marketing, led to errors in removing ...
Mark Sanford Trespassed At Jenny Sanford's Home: Lawyer - Huffington Post
The complaint filed by Jenny Sanford's lawyer, Deena Smith McRackan, said that Mark Sanford has "entered into a pattern of entering onto plaintiff's property. Plaintiff has informed defendant on a number of occasions that this behavior is in violation ...
Prosecutors Charge Swiss Lawyer, Banker in Tax-Evasion Case
In the latest move in their crackdown on overseas tax evasion, federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against a lawyer and a banker from Switzerland and accused them of helping Americans hide assets. In a 41-page indictment Tuesday, prosecutors ...
Navalny trial postponed at lawyer's request
Alexey Navalny, probably the best-known Russian opposition blogger and activist, will face a corruption trial in the provincial town of Kirov in a week's time after a judge postponed the hearing at the defense lawyer's request. A court in Kirov has ...
Bar: Fla. lawyer suspected in $3M+ firm theft
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The Florida Bar is seeking emergency suspension of the law license of a South Florida attorney suspected of stealing more than $3 million from his firm's accounts. Bar officials asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to suspend the ...
Nina Shaw Honored As Entertainment Lawyer of the Year
Last year's Beverly Hills Bar Association entertainment lawyer of the year dinner for litigator Marty Singer featured former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, a racy Tom Arnold routine that referred to his ex-wife Roseanne as a "crazy bitch" and a ...
Lawyer: Girl, Family Wanted Ohio Rape...
Lawyer: Girl, Family Wanted Ohio Rape...
Lawyer: FBI earlier probed Harvey Whittemore, found no wrongdoing
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers defending former Nevada lobbyist and developer Harvey Whittemore against charges he funneled illegal campaign contributions to Sen. Harry Reid say the FBI investigated the matter five years ago and found no criminal ...
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer denies rehab walkout rumors
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has shot down rumors the troubled actress has threatened to quit her court-ordered rehab stint if she is banned from taking her prescription medication. The Mean Girls star is due to check into a treatment center by May 2 to ...
Strip Shooting-Crash Suspect Gets Lawyer...
Strip Shooting-Crash Suspect Gets Lawyer...