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Musharraf Banned from Seeing Lawyer
Pakistan payback? Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, arrested for a crackdown on the judiciary during his rule, was prevented from seeing his lawyer on Sunday. The secretary-general of the All Pakistan Muslim League was also barred from meeting ...
The Entire Legal Profession Is On The Verge Of Imploding
The Lawyer Bubble is about much more than lawyers. It's about a mentality that has accompanied the corporatization of America's most important institutions, including the legal profession — a dramatic transformation that is still unfolding. Behind the ...
Local lawyer enters Boston terror conversation
Lawyer John Phillips is willing to donate $1000 to the Watertown man who helped police corner Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. David Henneberry contacted authorities after he found traces of blood on the outside of his boat, at his ...
Lead defendant in Petro America case drops lawyer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Kan., man who convinced thousands of people his Missouri startup company would make them all millionaires with investments as small as $100 is facing an even tougher sell in federal court, where he has ditched his ...
GLAAD Awards: Chaz Bono, Lawyer Steve Warren Show Support
One of GLAAD's biggest supporters, who was honored with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award during the event, is entertainment lawyer Steve Warren. “I was scared," Warren admitted to The Hollywood Reporter of learning he was receiving the award. "I haven't ...
Book Review: The Lawyer's Lawyer by James Sheehan
Jack Tobin, one of the best lawyers in the United States, takes it upon himself to represent a serial killer that he believes to be innocent. The citizens of the town of Oakville are outraged, the Chief of Police is angry and the district attorney is ...
Feds want to speak to older Boston bombings suspect's wife: Lawyer
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Federal authorities have asked to speak with the wife of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and her lawyer said Sunday he is discussing with them how to proceed. Amato DeLuca told The Associated Press that ...
Q&A: Healthcare fraud lawyer on new self-disclosure protocol
Thomas Crane, a lawyer at Mintz Levin who advises healthcare providers and manufacturers on fraud and abuse laws, spoke to Reuters about the new protocol and the rise in self-disclosures. The questions and answers have been edited for clarity and ...
Ohio class-action lawyer retires after disbarment in Kentucky
CINCINNATI — A prominent class-action lawyer dubbed the “Master of Disaster” has informed the Ohio Supreme Court that he is retiring in the aftermath of his disbarment in Kentucky. A court spokesman said on Friday that Cincinnati lawyer Stanley ...
Lawyer's Illness Delays Philly Abortion Trial
A defense lawyer has fallen ill, causing a delay in the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell. The 72-year-old Gosnell is charged with killing a patient and seven babies. The defense had been expected to start presenting its ...
Lawyer asks high court to halt Vegas hep C trial
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer for former endoscopy clinic owner Dipak Desai (DEE'-pahk deh-SEYE') wants the Nevada Supreme Court to halt jury selection in the criminal case stemming from a 2007 Las Vegas hepatitis C outbreak. Attorney Richard Wright ...
Lawyer asks high court to halt Las Vegas hepatitis C trial
A lawyer for former endoscopy clinic owner Dipak Desai wants the Nevada Supreme Court to halt jury selection in the criminal case stemming from a 2007 Las Vegas hepatitis C outbreak. Attorney Richard Wright filed an emergency request Monday with the ...
Boston bombing suspect's wife 'very distraught,' lawyer says
(CNN) -- The wife of deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is "very distraught" and "cries a lot," her lawyer told CNN on Monday. The FBI wants to interview Katherine Russell about her husband, but for now, agents only have been ...
Lawyer faces loss of license for allegedly smuggling hit list from jail for ...
Lawyer faces loss of license for allegedly smuggling hit list from jail for ...
Lawyer will outline Mariposa proposal
Property owners in the far north Rio Rancho community of Mariposa will have an opportunity this week to discuss a proposal to restructure $16 million in bond debt incurred by developer High Desert Investment Corp. to pay for a water treatment plant and ...
Local Lawyer Tries 6297 Chinese Restaurants, Best Are in LA
David Chan, a 64-year-old lawyer and accountant based in L.A., has wandered the US for the majority of his adult life documenting the country's Chinese restaurants. He's been on the quest to find the best since his first gig at a local accounting firm ...
To My Lawyer, Saxonberg: the genius of EL Konigsburg
There are classics of childhood that get the easy mention, the legacy slots in the literature canon: Here we have Laura Ingalls, Anne of Green Gables, Billy Coleman and his coon hounds in “Where the Red Fern Grows.” And there are understated classics ...
"This was calculated," lawyer says of courthouse shooting
The defendant, Bartholomew Granger, left, enters Judge Wortham's courtroom around 8:50 a.m. Monday morning for the start of his trial. Testimony has begun today in Galveston in the relocated capital murder trial of Granger, who is on trial in the ...
South Whitehall Township lawyer offers $10000 reward for info in attempted ... - The Express Times
South Whitehall Township lawyer offers $10000 reward for info in attempted ...
Chris Brown's lawyer extremely proud of him
Criminal defense lawyer Mark Geragos defended Chris Brown in his assault case involving girlfriend Rihana. While Brown has received his fair share of backlash over the attack, Geragos says he is proud of the progress Brown made. "He worked real hard to ...
Lawyer: Ashkar brother delayed cashing in $5-million ticket for safety reasons
Update - 4:20 p.m. Testimony from an attorney who worked with the Ashkar brothers in their attempt to claim $5 million from the state lottery office was halted at 4:10 p.m. and will resume in the morning. Lawyer Robert O'Leary, who sent sworn ...
Lawyer: Widow of alleged Boston bomber suspected nothing - USA Today
Lawyer: Widow of alleged Boston bomber suspected nothing. The young widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev learned of his alleged role in the attacks the same way millions of Americans did: She saw it on TV. Post to Facebook ...
Lawyer Steve Warren Rails Against Antonin Scalia at GLAAD Awards: 'An Old ...
Lawyer Steve Warren Rails Against Antonin Scalia at GLAAD Awards: 'An Old ...
Gosnell abortion trial delayed after defense lawyer falls ill
PHILADELPHIA – A defense lawyer has fallen ill, causing a delay in the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell. The 72-year-old Gosnell is charged with killing a patient and seven babies. The defense had been expected to start ...
Lawyer: Vince Tabone Will Be Exonerated By Truth In Alleged Pay-To-Play ...
Lawyer: Vince Tabone Will Be Exonerated By Truth In Alleged Pay-To-Play ...
Conrad Murray's lawyer asks appeals panel to throw out conviction
Dr. Conrad Murray's trial was "fundamentally unfair" because of the publicity surrounding his manslaughter case and the fame of his patient, Michael Jackson, the physician's attorney wrote in papers filed Monday asking an appellate court to throw out ...
Cuomo appoints new head for troubled ethics board
Cuomo says lawyer Daniel Horwitz, a former assistant district attorney in Manhattan, will take over from Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore (dee-fee-OR'-ee) as head of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics. Cuomo says DiFiore is being ...
NY Governor Appoints Madoff Lawyer to Ethics Board
The chairwoman of a troubled New York state ethics board created just over a year ago is being replaced by a lawyer who represented Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff (MAY'-dawf). Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) says former Manhattan ...
Canadian Lawyer Wants Climate Change Warning Labels On Gas Pumps
A Canadian lawyer named Robert Shirkey wants all Canadians who pump gasoline to understand the threat of climate change. He started a campaign, ourhorizon.org that calls for labels to be put on gas pump nozzles. The campaign aims to get municipalities ...
Katherine Russell, wife of Tamerlan Tsarnaev
Her lawyer, Amato DeLuca, said she was a student when she met Tamerlan Tsarnaev at a nightclub, introduced by one of her girlfriends. Tsarnaev, who had attended Bunker Hill Community College, was no longer in school, DeLuca said, and was seeing ...
Anti-Bike Lane Lawyer Offers to Help Foes of Queensboro Bridge Plan Updated ...
Anti-Bike Lane Lawyer Offers to Help Foes of Queensboro Bridge Plan Updated ...
Palestinian Ends Hunger Strike in Israeli Jail
A Palestinian prisoner who refused food for eight months ended his hunger strike on Tuesday after a deal was reached with Israeli authorities for his early release, his lawyer and the military said. Samer Issawi began refusing food in August in protest ...
Underwear bomber lawyer suspended for 6 months
A Detroit attorney who represented the underwear bomber says his law license has been suspended for six months. Anthony Chambers made the disclosure in a court filing Monday. He informed a federal judge in the case of a mid-Michigan man who is ...
Canada Terror Suspect Jaser in Shock Over Charges: Lawyer
Raed Jaser, arrested yesterday and charged with planning to derail a passenger train in Canada with the help of al-Qaeda, will defend the charges and is in a “state of shock” over the allegations, his lawyer said. Jaser, 35, who appeared in a Toronto ...
Lawyer: Tamerlan Tsarnaev's widow Katherine Russell is cooperating in the ...
Lawyer: Tamerlan Tsarnaev's widow Katherine Russell is cooperating in the ...
Boston bomb suspect's wife assisting probe -lawyer
Katherine Russell's lawyer called a news conference to deny that she had any connection to or knowledge of the bombings, saying she was busy caring for the couple's 2-1/2-year-old daughter and working as a home healthcare aide in the time leading up to ...
Defense lawyer in terrorism case gets six-month license suspension
Tukel prosecuted underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, whose standby lawyer was Chambers. Tukel testified that Chambers “competently handled” the 2010 trial, which took place during the period that Chambers said he “was incapacitated by ...
Skakel Lawyer Hammers Away At Evidence He Says Should Have Been Used In ...
Skakel Lawyer Hammers Away At Evidence He Says Should Have Been Used In ...
Lawyer: Inspectors Clear NM Horse Slaughterhouse
The attorney for a proposed horse slaughterhouse in southeastern New Mexico says a federal inspection Tuesday went well and the plant hopes to be in business soon. Attorney Blair Dunn says agriculture officials found no issues at Valley Meat Co. and ...
Lawyer said it was 'stupid' to smuggle witness list from jail for Your Black ...
Lawyer said it was 'stupid' to smuggle witness list from jail for Your Black ...
McVeigh lawyer: Tsarnaev has good defense team - USA Today
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is charged with using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction. Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh was also charged with use of a weapon of mass destruction. McVeigh's lawyer spoke with the AP. (April 23) ...
LePage taps Waterville lawyer, former judge to lead panel investigating ...
LePage taps Waterville lawyer, former judge to lead panel investigating ...
Obama Ricin-Letter Charges Dropped Against Curtis, Lawyer Says
The U.S. dropped criminal charges against a Mississippi man accused of sending a letter tainted with ricin, a deadly poison, to President Barack Obama and a U.S. senator, a lawyer for the suspect said. Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, was released from custody ...
Ricin letter suspect released, lawyer says he was framed
A Mississippi man charged with sending letters to President Barack Obama and a senator laced with ricin, a deadly poison, has been released from jail, one of his lawyers said Tuesday. Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, was in custody since last week, accused of ...
Bill to protect elderly and disabled adults in California from excessive ...
Bill to protect elderly and disabled adults in California from excessive ...
Edward de Grazia, Lawyer Who Fought Censorship of Books, Is Dead at 86
Edward de Grazia, a lawyer and teacher who in the 1950s and '60s broadened the scope of what Americans would be allowed to read by helping to defeat government bans on sexually explicit books, died on April 11 in Potomac, Md. He was 86. Enlarge This ...
These Are the Arguments Gosnell's Lawyer Used to Get 3 Murder Charges ...
These Are the Arguments Gosnell's Lawyer Used to Get 3 Murder Charges ...
SYRIA: A lawyer dies under torture, dozen of others linger in prison
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), condemns vehemently the torture to death of lawyer and human rights defender Burhan Al Sakkal and urges ...
Bobby Ferguson may get free lawyer for bid-rigging trial
Ferguson also said that he didn't want to fill out a financial affidavit, which is required for a court-appointed lawyer, without having an attorney present. So today, Lawson issued an order appointing the federal defender's office to the case “for the ...
Georgia lawyer accuses Jimmy Haslam of witness tampering, to ask court to stop ...
Georgia lawyer accuses Jimmy Haslam of witness tampering, to ask court to stop ...