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U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell may find foe in environmental lawyer Tom ...
U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell may find foe in environmental lawyer Tom ...
Top Israeli lawyer rebuffs criticism of email checks at border
Top Israeli lawyer rebuffs criticism of email checks at border. By Ori Lewis | Reuters – 14 mins ago. Email 0; Share 0. Tweet. 1. Share0; Print. Israel's Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem February 14, ...
Lawyer for convicted Alabama church arsonist Matthew Cloyd requests ...
Lawyer for convicted Alabama church arsonist Matthew Cloyd requests ...
Thursday At 10: Lawyer Murdered By Ex-Con 2 Weeks After Prison Release
DENVER (CBS4)- The story of Evan Ebel- the ex-convict who was mistakenly released from prison four years early and is now suspected of killing Colorado's prison chief and a young father- is a well-known story. CBS4 has uncovered another case that is ...
Mount Vernon city lawyer cleared by Ethics Board on BMW use
A 2011 BMW X6, owned by publisher Sam Zherka, was parked in the Mount Vernon City Hall space for Nichelle Johnson, the city's top lawyer. The Mount Vernon Board of Ethics found no ethical wrongdoing in Johnson's use of the car. / Jonathan Bandler/The ...
Mt. Vernon city lawyer cleared by Ethics Board on BMW use
A 2011 BMW X6, owned by publisher Sam Zherka, was parked in the Mount Vernon City Hall space for Nichelle Johnson, the city's top lawyer. The Mount Vernon Board of Ethics found no ethical wrongdoing in Johnson's use of the car. / Jonathan Bandler/The ...
Environmental lawyer Tom FitzGerald considers run against Mitch McConnell
"This is very preliminary," FitzGerald, a lawyer and director of the Kentucky Resources Council, said Wednesday in a telephone interview. "You've heard of testing the waters. I haven't even taken off my shoes yet." FitzGerald, a lifelong Democrat who ...
Lawyer Says Skakel Will Testify
Skakel, now 52, is arguing — in a petition for a writ of habeas corpus — to get out of prison on the grounds that his trial lawyer, Mickey Sherman, did a poor job defending him at trial. Part of Skakel's argument is that Sherman failed to advise him ...
Va. AG Cuccinelli recuses his office gov's mansion chef probe; chef's lawyer ...
Va. AG Cuccinelli recuses his office gov's mansion chef probe; chef's lawyer ...
The startup, the lawyer, the Quora question, and the $1.2M seed round
The sole response came from Inna Efimchik, a lawyer at a prominent Silicon Valley law firm. Her advice was simple. “Fly to Silicon Valley and start meeting people!” she wrote. “And don't be shy!” Taking up that advice, Haider got in touch with Efimchik ...
'Americans don't have good intelligence about almost anything' – Guantanamo ...
'Americans don't have good intelligence about almost anything' – Guantanamo ...
Jenelle Evans Was Crying in Court After Arrest: Lawyer
The Teen Mom 2 star, who was taken into custody on Tuesday, Apr. 23, for heroin possession and one charge of assault on husband Courtland Rogers, is now facing serious criminal charges and potential jail time, her lawyer Dustin Sullivan told Us Weekly ...
A Journal Sentinel Watchdog Report Lawyer who killed brother in drunken ...
A Journal Sentinel Watchdog Report Lawyer who killed brother in drunken ...
NM Supreme Court spares disbarred lawyer from jail
The Supreme Court ordered him to withdraw from all cases he was involved in as a lawyer so that clients could find new representation. Justice Charles Daniels seemed especially frustrated with Sims after lengthy questioning about whether Sims had a ...
Milwaukee lawyer already gearing up for 2014 judge race
A Milwaukee lawyer figures a head start can't hurt when it comes to running for judge. Cedric S. Cornwall, a judicial court commissioner for the past seven-plus years, announced Wednesday that he's running for the seat in Branch 32, currently held by ...
Golf club used to kill Moxley back in spotlight
Benedict wrapped up his cantankerous cross-examination of Fitzpatrick, who is being paid $250 an hour by Skakel to pick apart the performance of Skakel's former lawyer, Mickey Sherman. Fitzpatrick skewered Sherman on the golf club evidence, saying he ...
NC lawyer gets 3 years for income tax fraud
ASHEVILLE, N.C. A former chairman of the University of North Carolina's governing board and two-time Democratic congressional candidate has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for tax fraud. Sam Neill of Hendersonville was also ordered to ...
Skakel Testifies Trial Lawyer Told Him: 'You Will Never See The Inside Of A ...
Skakel Testifies Trial Lawyer Told Him: 'You Will Never See The Inside Of A ...
Lawyer accused of slitting dog's throat declines preliminary hearing; case ...
Lawyer accused of slitting dog's throat declines preliminary hearing; case ...
Charlotte defense lawyer charged with DWI
A high-profile Charlotte defense attorney was arrested Monday on a DWI charge after N.C. Highway Patrol troopers stopped him for speeding on Interstate 85. Norman Butler, 61, was pulled over on I-85 at the Mallard Creek exit at 10:54 p.m., according to ...
O'Brien lawyer on bribery charges: 'Not one penny' for personal use.
John “Jack” O'Brien's lawyer today accused both state and federal prosecutors of “trying to criminalize politics” by hounding the embattled ex-probation commissioner with indictments and dragging down the names of top legislators. O'Brien, 56, of ...
NJ defendant's lawyer says she'll seek to exclude 'creepy' cannibalism ...
NJ defendant's lawyer says she'll seek to exclude 'creepy' cannibalism ...
US announces espionage charge against former government lawyer
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Thursday alleged that a former federal government lawyer helped the Cuban intelligence service recruit a woman who was later sentenced to 25 years in prison for spying. An indictment filed in 2004 was ...
Syracuse physician's lawyer: 'Irresponsible rumor and gossip' surrounds death ...
Syracuse physician's lawyer: 'Irresponsible rumor and gossip' surrounds death ...
There's A New Ranking Of The Highest-Grossing American Law Firms
American Lawyer Magazine has released its annual ranking of the American law firms that made the most money in 2012, and the global law firm DLA Piper topped the list. DLA Piper pulled in $2.4 billion in revenue in 2012. It's also the world's biggest ...
Mobile lawyer's problems could delay trial of accused tongue-slashing murder ... - Press-Register
Mobile lawyer's problems could delay trial of accused tongue-slashing murder ...
NY lawyer: Cannibalism too 'creepy' for trial
NEW YORK — The lawyer for a New Jersey man charged in a kidnap-murder case says she'll seek to exclude mention at his New York trial of his ties to a police officer convicted in a cannibalism plot. Attorney Alice Fontier said Thursday that cannibalism ...
Questions surround decisions to interrogate bombing suspect without lawyer ...
Questions surround decisions to interrogate bombing suspect without lawyer ...
Lawyer tries to get 8 of 100 child abuse charges tossed
The defense attorney for an illegal Wakefield day care worker charged with raping and molesting more than a dozen of the babies and tots he and his wife cared for is seeking to get eight of the 100 indictments against John Burbine dismissed, contending ...
Football coach accused of assault, lawyer speaks
GILBERT, Ariz. -- A legendary football coach in the East Valley is in trouble with the law. Daniel Dunn, who is now teaching math at Gilbert High School, is accused of assaulting a student in class. According to the police report, Dunn was allegedly ...
Lawyer says S. Calif. woman who cut off husband's penis had break from reality ...
Lawyer says S. Calif. woman who cut off husband's penis had break from reality ...
Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel slams lawyer during murder conviction appeal
Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel on Thursday slammed the attorney who represented him at his murder trial, portraying an overly confident lawyer basking in the limelight while making fundamental mistakes. In his latest appeal, Skakel argued trial attorney ...
Richmond lawyer named federal bankruptcy judge
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Lawyer: Trauma Drove Woman Who Cut off Man's Penis
The defense attorney for a woman charged with severing the penis of her estranged husband said she "had a break from reality" the night of the attack. "She's a shattered woman who tried to do the best she could," Frank Bittar, public defender for ...
Angela Davis Lawyer Leo Branton Jr. Dies...
Angela Davis Lawyer Leo Branton Jr. Dies...
Anthony Bennett, charged in death of 4-year-old, gets new lawyer after ...
Anthony Bennett, charged in death of 4-year-old, gets new lawyer after ...
Syracuse University names Dickens 'Deke' Mathieu as university's top lawyer
Dickens_Mathieu.JPG Dickens "Deke" Mathieu has been named Syracuse University's senior vice president and general counsel. He will start June 1.provided photo. Dickens “Deke” Mathieu has been named Syracuse University's general counsel, taking ...
Greenberg Traurig lawyer honored for philanthropic work
Congratulations to Alan T. Dimond who was recently honored for his “outstanding leadership in the legal profession and his dedication to philanthropic and community endeavors” by the American Jewish Committee. Dimond, a shareholder at Greenberg ...
Deborah G. Heilizer, lawyer
Her professional awards included recognition as a top lawyer in securities litigation by Best Lawyers, a peer-reviewed legal publication. She also was editor of a Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan quarterly publication, Partnering Perspectives. Survivors ...
Judge seals name of Tamerlan Tsarnaev's defense lawyer in 2009 assault case
A Massachusetts judge has sealed court records indicating the name of the defense attorney who represented suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev in an assault case arising from a domestic dispute in 2009, a spokeswoman for the local ...
Turkia Mullin's lawyer says there was no severance scandal, but his claims don ...
Turkia Mullin's lawyer says there was no severance scandal, but his claims don ...
Lawyer Admonished for Ignoring Client for Three Years
Vermont, like other states, requires its lawyers to “act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing a client.” While the line between diligent and dilatory isn't always clear, it's safe to say that ignoring a client for three years falls ...
Reclusive Death Penalty Lawyer Opens up...
Reclusive Death Penalty Lawyer Opens up...
Lawyer: Jailed pair shocked by Boston bomb claims
"These kids are just as shocked and horrified about what happened as everyone else," Kadyrbayev's lawyer, Robert Stahl, said in a phone interview. "They can't even fathom something like this from a kid who seemed to be a typical young college student." ...
Lawyer: Jailed Pair Shocked by Boston...
Lawyer: Jailed Pair Shocked by Boston...
Jailed college friends of Boston bombing suspect shocked by claims, lawyer says
BOSTON – A lawyer for two jailed college friends of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect say they had nothing to do with the deadly attack and had seen no hints he harbored any violent or terrorist sympathies. Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev are ...
Lawyer: Jailed pair shocked by Boston bomb claims
"These kids are just as shocked and horrified about what happened as everyone else," Kadyrbayev's lawyer, Robert Stahl, said in a phone interview. "They can't even fathom something like this from a kid who seemed to be a typical young college student." ...
Lawyer: Let Bulger testify about his immunity deal
A trimmer, clean-shaven James “Whitey” Bulger made his first court appearance in 16 months yesterday, sitting quietly and jotting notes as lawyers sparred over the reputed gangster's claims he had immunity from the FBI during a decades-long reign that ...
Superlawyer Bob Clifford tees off against barristers
Bob Clifford, a prominent personal-injury lawyer whose practice is fighting the food industry these days, has just returned from the Across the Pond Challenge, a private golf tournament that pits American lawyers against English barristers. Run much ...
Judy Clarke, Reclusive Death Penalty Lawyer, Opens Up About Work
LOS ANGELES -- Judy Clarke is in the business of cheating death, but she rarely talks about it. Clarke, one of the nation's top lawyers and defender of the despised, broke her silence Friday in a speech at a legal conference, where she spoke about her ...