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Gainesville Lawyer: Voting System OK
Gainesville Lawyer: Voting System OK. By Associated Press. Updated: 4 minutes ago. GAINESVILLE, Ga. —. An attorney for the city of Gainesville says the city isn't worried about its at-large voting system, even after a federal judge struck down a ...
What's an American lawyer doing in Afghanistan?
As Western troops plan for the drawdown in Afghanistan, one American lawyer has set up her own private practice in the Afghan capital and doesn't have plans to leave any time soon. She's too focused on helping make sure the laws are enforced. The ...
Hollywood's Sexiest, Savviest Lawyer -- The Legendary Greg Bautzer
"I evaluated myself very carefully. It sounds vain and egotistical to say, but I knew I was good-looking." That was the late Greg Bautzer, Hollywood lawyer and romancer deluxe. • Bautzer is the subject of a fascinating new biography, The Man Who ...
Kai the Hitchhiker, charged in killing of Clark lawyer, agrees to be ...
Kai the Hitchhiker, charged in killing of Clark lawyer, agrees to be ...
Karl Karlsen arrested illegally on charges he killed his son: defense lawyer
Karl Karlsen arrives at the Seneca County Courthouse in Waterloo May 14 to face four additional charges in the death of his son. Karlsen's attorney, Lawrence Kasperek (right), argued in court today that Karlsen's arrest was illegal. (Stephen D ...
Written by Cyrus Langhorne
Circuit Judge Debra Nelson, at a hearing on motions ahead of the trial, also ruled that lawyers can't mention Trayvon's school records, past fights, marijuana use, ownership of gold teeth, or any photos or text messages found on the teen's phone ...
Lawyer for As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Blames Steroids in Murder-for ...
Lawyer for As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Blames Steroids in Murder-for ...
Amanda Bynes claims her lawyer is getting her case dropped, vows to sue ...
Amanda Bynes claims her lawyer is getting her case dropped, vows to sue ...
Lawyer argues Whittemore did nothing wrong, blasts FBI
After a federal prosecutor in Harvey Whittemore's trial gave his closing argument in courtroom packed with Whittemore supporters, his lawyer told the jury that the charges against him were built on witnesses who could not remember what happened five ...
David T. Austern, lawyer
David T. Austern, 74, a lawyer who specialized in compensation for people injured by exposure to asbestos, died of pancreatic cancer May 16 at his home in Washington. From 1987 until his death, Mr. Austern was general counsel of the Manville Personal ...
Lawyer: Pa. doc's wife like 'Mrs. Frankenstein'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wife of an abortion doctor convicted of killing live babies feels she's left "holding the bag" after he shamed the family, turned down a plea deal that would have kept her out of prison, and refused to speak at his murder trial ...
No apparent foul play in woman's death at lawyer's condo, police say
CENTER CITY - May 28, 2013 (WPVI) -- Police had a lot of questions Saturday morning when the body of a young woman was found in a condo owned by prominent lawyer Charles Peruto, Jr. Police sources are now telling Action News they are leaning ...
Lawyer: Pa. abortion doctor's wife like 'Mrs. Frankenstein'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wife of an abortion doctor convicted of killing live babies feels she's left "holding the bag" after he shamed the family, turned down a plea deal that would have kept her out of prison, and refused to speak at his murder trial ...
DC Lawyer Ordered to Stay in Jail for Contempt
A Washington lawyer and former judicial officer who has been in jail for more than a month for contempt will remain behind bars after appearing this afternoon before a District of Columbia Superior Court judge. George Crawford was incarcerated on April ...
Former lawyer sentenced to 24 years in prison for foiled kidnap plot
Calling Michael Melillo a liar, a federal judge sentenced the former lawyer to more than 24 years in federal prison Tuesday for his thwarted plan to kidnap a wealthy, elderly Palm Beach County businessman for a $20 million ransom. Melillo's own words ...
IRS Adds Lawyer To Advise on Scandal Response
More personnel news from the Internal Revenue Service: The agency is hiring former Clinton administration lawyer Jennifer O'Connor to help it navigate the scandal over its reviews of conservative organizations. Ms. O'Connor is being hired as counselor ...
Murder for Hire: Rocker's Lawyer Blames 'Roid Rage' for Plot
Murder for Hire: Rocker's Lawyer Blames 'Roid Rage' for Plot. As I Lay Dying's Tim Lambesis is accused of hiring a hitman to kill his estranged wife. 05/28/2013. Related Links: Lawyer for Rocker Blames Steroids in Alleged Murder-for-Hire Plot · Rocker ...
NY State Lawyer: Ex-AIG Chief Should Still Face Trial
NEW YORK – Hank Greenberg should still face trial over sham transactions he is accused of orchestrating while he was head of American International Group, even though New York has dropped most of its claims against him, a lawyer for the state argued on ...
Death of Paralegal in Lawyer's Tub Probed
Authorities are hoping toxicology tests will give them clues into what killed a paralegal whose body was found in a condo owned by a prominent Philadelphia criminal attorney. Investigators say a maintenance man found Julia Law naked and face down in a ...
Copyright Troll Lawyer Pleads Poverty, Asks To Be Let Off The Hook
Together with John Steele, Paul Hansmeier and Paul Duffy, attorneys at Prenda Law (formerly known, among other things, as Steele Hansmeier, PLLC), he made life fairly miserable for thousands of potential defendants. Prenda sought out web users that ...
As Anchoring Players Lawyer Up, PGA Tour Not Making Any Promises
Still, with no definitive stance being taken by the PGA Tour, some of the most prominent anchorers in the game have taken the precautionary step of retaining a lawyer with the possibility of waging legal war against the Tour should they have their ...
Lawyer: Zimmerman prosecutor withheld evidence
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A court employee who retrieved photos and deleted text messages from Trayvon Martin's cellphone has been placed on administrative leave after an attorney testified that prosecutors didn't properly turn over the evidence to the defense, ...
Kenya lawyer says London murder suspect freed on British advice
MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - A Kenyan lawyer who in 2010 represented a man suspected of hacking a British soldier to death in London last week said on Wednesday the suspect was freed from arrest in Kenya three years ago on the recommendation of the ...
Amanda Bynes Is 'Fine,' Says Her DUI Lawyer
Although he is not the lawyer involved in her New York case – Bynes was arrested on May 23 for reckless endangerment when she allegedly threw a bong out the window of her 36th-floor apartment – Hutton believes the whole thing "has been blown out of ...
Joe Paterno family to sue NCAA
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The lawyer for the family of the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno says Paterno's estate, several university trustees and former players plan to file a lawsuit against the NCAA over the landmark sanctions against the university ...
Lawyer: Soldier to admit Afghanistan massacre
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales is scheduled to enter guilty pleas to charges of premeditated murder June 5 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord south of Seattle, said lawyer John Henry Browne. A sentencing-phase trial set for September will determine whether he is ...
Adam Scott hires a lawyer over anchoring ruling
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Adam Scott wants to make it perfectly clear that he isn't suing the PGA Tour. Scott, the Australian who used the anchored putting stroke to win the Masters in April, is part of a group that has retained a lawyer to look into the ...
US soldier accused of killing Afghans in deal to avoid execution -lawyer
Lawyer Emma Scanlan said in an email that Bales would plead guilty to premeditated murder charges and would then go before a military jury for sentencing to determine whether a life sentence for his crimes would include the possibility of parole ...
Why Obama Wants a Top Bush Lawyer to Head the FBI
President Barack Obama has tapped former deputy attorney general James Comey to head the FBI, according to Administration officials. A Republican, his selection is likely to be met with broad bipartisan support. That has much to do with his sterling ...
AP Exclusive: Lawyer says soldier charged in Afghan massacre will plead guilty ...
AP Exclusive: Lawyer says soldier charged in Afghan massacre will plead guilty ...
Lawyer in Mexico Argues for American's Release
An Arizona mother locked up in a Mexico prison on a drug-smuggling charge is depressed and upset about the situation, but hopeful a judge will throw out the case after realizing there is no basis to the charges, her lawyer said. Jose Francisco Benitez ...
Lawyer optimistic Ariz. mother of 7 will be released from Mexican jail
PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona mother of seven accused of trying to smuggle marijuana into the U.S. had a court hearing Wednesday where her lawyer pushed for her release from a Mexico prison, saying she was set up. In an interview with The Associated ...
Amanda Bynes' Lawyer Thinks She's 'Fine'
Amanda Bynes' increasingly erratic behavior has raised questions about her mental health, but a lawyer representing the actress in a Los Angeles DUI case predating her recent legal troubles in New York said he thinks the actress is just fine. Speaking ...
Lawyer: Soldier to plead guilty in Afghan massacre
SEATTLE (AP) — Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was "crazed" and "broken" when he slipped away from his remote southern Afghanistan outpost and attacked mud-walled compounds in two slumbering villages nearby. Next week, Bales will recount what happened ...
Lawyer: Special ops troops gave accused killer alcohol, steroids
(CNN) -- Special operations troops at a small military outpost in Afghanistan gave alcohol and steroid-like drugs to a U.S. Army sergeant accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians, the soldier's lawyer said Thursday. Attorney John Henry Browne said the ...
Lawyer: Soldier to Plead Guilty in Afghan Massacre
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was "crazed" and "broken" when he slipped away from his remote southern Afghanistan outpost and attacked mud-walled compounds in two slumbering villages nearby. Next week, Bales will recount what happened next — the ...
Resign Now, Holder
Pentagon papers lawyer James Goodale has seen this before—in Richard Nixon. Like · Tweet. Attorney General Eric Holder should resign for his role in the James Rosen case. He signed off on a search warrant to Rosen, a Fox News reporter. This warrant ...
Lawyer: British diplomats recommended that Michael Adebolajo be freed from ...
Lawyer: British diplomats recommended that Michael Adebolajo be freed from ...
Lawyer claims to have video of MJD
The lawyer for the security guard who accused Maurice Jones-Drew of punching him in the head released a statement Thursday claiming that he has video evidence of the Jacksonville Jaguars star attacking his client. Jones-Drew has not been formally ...
Mexican Lawyer "95% Sure" Jailed American Mom Will Be Released
Phoenix – A lawyer for an Arizona mother locked up in a Mexican prison and facing drug trafficking charges told Fox News Latino he is 95 percent sure the judge will throw out the case and she will be released from prison. José Francisco Benítez Paz ...
US citizenship for Mursi's children 'threatens security,' lawyer says
The lawyer who filed the suit claims their dual nationality “threatens Egypt's national security.” As a result, the lawyer, Mohamed Salem, is calling for their U.S. citizenship to be revoked. He told Al Arabiya that it is “illegal” for Mursi's children ...
Lawyer: NCAA actions affected entire PSU community
Lawyer: NCAA actions affected entire PSU community. By GENARO C. ARMAS (AP Sports Writer) | The Associated Press – 3 minutes 57 seconds ago. Email 0; Share 14. Tweet. 0. Related Content. FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2009 file photo, Penn State coach Joe ...
Maurice Jones-Drew 'severely' hurt security guard, lawyer says
The lawyer for the Conch House, the location of the alleged incident, states that security videos show that Kasim Howard, who appeared in the original police report as "Hillbilly," was "severely injured" in what he describes as a vicious attack by ...
Lawyer in Mexico argues for American woman's release from prison after drug ...
Lawyer in Mexico argues for American woman's release from prison after drug ...
Scott opposes rule, hires lawyer
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP). Adam Scott wants to make it perfectly clear that he isn't suing the PGA Tour. Scott, the Australian who used the anchored putting stroke to win the Masters in April, is part of a group that has retained a lawyer to look into the ...
Lawyer: US woman to be released from Mexico jail
Associated Press/Maldonado Family - In a photo provided by the Maldonado family Gary and Yanira Maldonado are shown in 2012. The arrest of Yanira Maldonado, 42, has prompted outrage in the U.S. among politicians …more and her family members, ...
Doctor told AEG that Michael Jackson was a drug addict, lawyer says
The attorney for Michael Jackson's family in its wrongful-death lawsuit said Thursday a doctor testified in a deposition that he injected Jackson with morphine while the singer was touring Asia and that he told a current AEG executive Jackson was a ...
'Drastically overweight' lawyer finds drastic solution
(CNN) -- Like many Americans, once I hit the big 4-0 I decided it was time to take inventory of my life. Good job, check. Own a home, check. Dependable car, check. Great family, check. Wonderful friends, check. Health and fitness, not so much. I ...
Lawyer: NCAA Actions Affected Entire PSU Community
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — From former players to faculty members, a mini-cross section of the Penn State community has partnered with the late head coach Joe Paterno's family in suing the NCAA to overturn the landmark sanctions against the school for the ...
Pistorius lawyer demands answers over bloody leaked pictures
JOHANNESBURG May 31 (Reuters) - Lawyers for "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius demanded answers from South African police and prosecutors on Friday after pictures of the bathroom and toilet where he shot dead his girlfriend were leaked to a British ...