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Report: A-Rod hires Ryan Braun's former lawyer for Biogenesis case
Report: A-Rod hires Ryan Braun's former lawyer for Biogenesis case. By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer. June 7, 2013 7:55 PM ET. When it comes to pushing back against MLB, A-Rod is taking a cue from Ryan Braun. USATSI. More MLB: Scoreboard ...
Alex Rodriguez adds Ryan Braun's lawyer to legal team
NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer who helped overturn Ryan Braun's drug suspension last year has been added to Alex Rodriguez's legal team. David Cornwell has joined Jay Reisinger to represent Rodriguez in baseball's drug investigation, a person familiar ...
Louisville judge suspended for saying he'll strangle lawyer
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A Louisville judge is on the other side of the bench. Senior Judge Martin McDonald is suspended, accused of ethics violations in two cases, including one where he threatened to strangle a lawyer. It was all caught on ...
Albert J. Marcellino,engineer and lawyer
Albert J. Marcellino, 66, of Berwyn, an engineer who launched a second career as a lawyer, died Friday, May 31, of cancer at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Early in his career, Mr. Marcellino earned dual master's degrees in mechanical ...
Alex Rodriguez's legal team hires Ryan Braun's lawyer
NEW YORK — The lawyer who helped overturn Ryan Braun's drug suspension last year has been added to Alex Rodriguez's legal team. David Cornwell has joined Jay Reisinger to represent Rodriguez in baseball's drug investigation, a person familiar with ...
Lawyer accuses MLB of bullying during Biogenesis investigation
The attorney for Carlos Acevedo, who was named in a lawsuit by MLB as part of their investigation into the South Florida anti-aging clinic Biogenesis and performance-enhancing drugs in the region, has accused baseball of bullying witnesses, according ...
AEG Exec, Lawyer Spar in Jackson Trial's...
AEG Exec, Lawyer Spar in Jackson Trial's...
Cleveland man to plead 'not guilty' to kidnap, rape, murder: lawyer
By Kim Palmer. CLEVELAND | Sat Jun 8, 2013 3:25pm EDT. CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The Ohio man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them captive in his Cleveland home for a decade will plead "not guilty" to several hundred charges that also ...
Ariel Castro Plea: Ohio Kidnapping Suspect To Plead 'Not Guilty', Says Lawyer
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, June 8 (Reuters) - The Ohio man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them captive in his Cleveland home for a decade will plead "not guilty" to several hundred charges that also include rape and aggravated murder ...
IRS lawyer who oversaw tea-party targeting retiring
(National Review) A tax law specialist and attorney who processed tea-party cases in the Internal Revenue Service's Exempt Organization's Technical Office is retiring, according to an IRS source. Reached over the phone, the lawyer, Carter Hull, would ...
Gessler's Lawyer: 2 Things On 1 Trip Is Efficient -
Speaking under subpoena, Gessler said he used discretionary funds for the Republican National Lawyers Association conference on elections law because he believes it provided an educational benefit to his job overseeing elections. He used campaign ...
AEG exec, lawyer spar in Jackson trial's 6th week
Associated Press/Matt Sayles, File - FILE - In this July 2, 2009 file photo, AEG CEO Randy Phillips speaks to members of the media in Los Angeles. Phillips told jurors hearing a negligent hiring lawsuit filed …more against him and his company by ...
Attorney: No imminent plans to put Zimmerman on stand
Zimmerman's attorney, Mark O'Mara, said requesting a change of venue is only relevant if lawyers can't pick a suitable jury. "If we can pick a jury in Seminole County, this is where the incident occurred and this is where the case should be decided," O ...
County wants lawyer punished for bringing ex-principal's case
In a 44-page pleading filed last month, the county's attorneys call Harold Wright Jr.'s lawsuit for wrongful conviction and civil rights violations frivolous and ask that he and his lawyer be sanctioned for bringing it. They also pillory Wright ...
Sean Benschop's Lawyer Calls Philly Building Collapse 'An Accident'
PHILADELPHIA -- A heavy equipment operator who is accused of being high on marijuana when a downtown building collapsed onto a thrift store, killing six people, is in custody after surrendering to face charges in the deaths, police said. Sean Benschop ...
Lawyer to walk fine line in arguments that George Zimmerman didn't murder ...
Lawyer to walk fine line in arguments that George Zimmerman didn't murder ...
Criminal Defense Lawyer Closes Office to Join a Big Firm
In his celebrated career as a criminal defense lawyer, Gerald Shargel has represented Mafia bosses, corrupt politicians and celebrities in hot water, while trying more than 125 jury trials along the way. Now, four decades after hanging out his own ...
George Zimmerman trial live video stream: Lawyer Mark O'Mara has no plans to ...
George Zimmerman trial live video stream: Lawyer Mark O'Mara has no plans to ...
'Lawyer glut' not as grim as reported
A legal blogger's claim that the lawyer glut is worst in Mississippi has since conceded the data warrants skepticism. Deans of law schools in the state can agree on that point, using state figures and graduate placement to back up their case ...
Lawyers and their experts evaluate Phila. collapse site
The same day criminal charges were formally brought against the excavator operator in last week's fatal building collapse in Center City, engineers and lawyers picked through the rubble at the site Sunday, gathering evidence with low- and high-tech ...
George Zimmerman Trial Begins; His Lawyer Doubts He Can Get A Fair Trial
As George Zimmerman's trial gets underway in Florida on Monday, his lawyer is already casting doubt over whether Trayvon Martin's killer will get a fair trial by a jury of his peers. Likely just about every single potential juror has heard about the ...
Meet Orin Snyder, the tech sector's deadliest trial lawyer
Today Apple heads into the second week of the ebooks antitrust trial on the heels of a courtroom victory. Last week, a Google executive took the stand to testify on behalf of the government; Orin Snyder, Apple's lead counsel and one of the country's ...
Chad Johnson -- Ripped By Judge for Slapping Lawyer's Ass
But the whole thing fell apart at the last minute, when the judge asked Chad if he was satisfied with his attorney -- and the ex-NFL star reached back and playfully slapped his lawyer's ass. Chad smiled ... the court erupted with laughter .... but the ...
Chad Johnson gets 30 days in jail, judge miffed after lawyer butt-slap
Here's a pretty good rule of thumb for the next time you're in court facing probation violation charges: don't slap your lawyer on the butt while the judge is speaking. It might get you in trouble. (I also don't recommend busting out finger gunz either ...
Chad Johnson Gets 30-Day Jail Sentence After Slapping Lawyer's Buttocks In ...
Chad Johnson Gets 30-Day Jail Sentence After Slapping Lawyer's Buttocks In ...
Musical Chairs: Major Mafia Lawyer Joins Biglaw Firm
Elite law firms and the Mafia would appear to be worlds apart. Biglaw firms represent all sorts of unsavory characters, but these clients tend to steal using computers rather than cudgels. When you wear white shoes, you don't want to get them ...
Idaho lawyer who won landmark women's rights case dies at 85
BOISE — Allen Derr, an Idaho lawyer who won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling to bolster anti-discrimination protections for women, died Monday in Boise. He was 85. On Nov. 22, 1971, the Supreme Court justices issued their Reed vs. Reed decision ...
Watch Harvey Updyke's lawyer explain his probation terms (video) - The Birmingham News
Lawyer comments on Updyke's probation requirements OPELIKA, Alabama - Andrew Stanley, lawyer representing Harvey Updyke Jr., makes comments after Updyke leaves the Lee County Justice Center Monday, June 10, 2013. Updyke was released after ...
Zimbabwe Top Rights Lawyer's Trial...
Zimbabwe Top Rights Lawyer's Trial...
Lawyer for jailed 'hero cop' claims he's been mistreated
UPDATE, 3:43 p.m.: Former “hero cop” Richard DeCoatsworth has been mistreated by jail guards since being arrested last month and charged with sexually assaulting two women and assaulting a third, his attorney said during a bail hearing Monday ...
Lawyer: Md. man threatened NJ detective's family
GAMBRILLS, Md. - A lawyer for a New Jersey detective charged with fatally shooting a fellow motorist during a roadside confrontation in Maryland said the detective's wife and children in his car were threatened. Joseph Walker of Eastampton, N.J., has ...
Iranian diplomat detained for 3 months without lawyer: sources
"He has a lawyer but he has been denied access to him for three months," a source familiar with the case told Reuters on condition of anonymity. "He (Asadi) has not been given the papers to sign by the authorities so he can see his lawyer. It's just a ...
Iranian diplomat detained for 3 months without lawyer -sources
"He has a lawyer but he has been denied access to him for three months," a source familiar with the case told Reuters on condition of anonymity. "He (Asadi) has not been given the papers to sign by the authorities so he can see his lawyer. It's just a ...
Iranian diplomat detained for 3 months without lawyer - sources
"He has a lawyer but he has been denied access to him for three months," a source familiar with the case told Reuters on condition of anonymity. "He (Asadi) has not been given the papers to sign by the authorities so he can see his lawyer. It's just a ...
Zimbabwe Top Rights Lawyer's Trial Begins
The trial began Monday for a human rights lawyer who has defended political opponents of longtime President Robert Mugabe, as state prosecutors alleged she had obstructed justice and been unruly toward police officers. Beatrice Mtetwa is accused of ...
Iranian diplomat detained for three months without lawyer: sources
"He has a lawyer but he has been denied access to him for three months," a source familiar with the case told Reuters on condition of anonymity. "He (Asadi) has not been given the papers to sign by the authorities so he can see his lawyer. It's just a ...
Missouri Lawyer Brings Nuisance Claims to Fracking Arena
(CVX) and units of The Williams Companies Inc. and WPX Energy Inc. (WPX) over hydraulic fracturing-related claims have turned to a Missouri lawyer who has used nuisance allegations to win cases against commercial animal feed operations. The Fayette ...
Lawyer says Pakistani court grants bail to Musharraf, but he remains under ...
Lawyer says Pakistani court grants bail to Musharraf, but he remains under ...
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyer says prosecutors want to drop all charges in ...
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyer says prosecutors want to drop all charges in ...
Texas lawyer guilty of shooting at census worker
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas lawyer has been convicted of shooting at a census worker who escaped injury in the 2010 incident. A jury on Georgetown on Tuesday considers the penalty for 56-year-old Carolyn Barnes of Leander, who ...
Philly couple, activist lawyer file lawsuit over NSA collection of Verizon records
The lawsuit was filed by activist lawyer Larry Klayman, the founder of Judicial Watch and a former federal prosecutor, and Charles and Mary Ann Strange, Philadelphia residents and the parents of Navy SEAL Michael Strange, who was killed in a helicopter ...
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"He has a lawyer but he has been denied access to him for three months," a source familiar with the case told Reuters on condition of anonymity. "He (Asadi) has not been given the papers to sign by the authorities so he can see his lawyer. It's just a ...
Bulger Lawyer, Prosecutor Spar Over Key Witness
A lawyer for reputed Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur) has had a heated exchange with a federal prosecutor over allegations by a state trooper who claims he was thwarted when he tried to investigate a key prosecution witness. J.W ...
Bulger lawyer, prosecutor spar over key witness
BOSTON — A federal prosecutor and a lawyer for reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger shouted at each other and traded insults Tuesday over an allegation that state police thwarted an investigation into a key prosecution witness. The heated exchange ...
Lawyer for 'killer nanny' barred from upcoming sessions between shrinks ...
Lawyer for 'killer nanny' barred from upcoming sessions between shrinks ...
Whitey Bulger's Lawyer, Prosecutor Yell At Each Other In Court
BOSTON (CBS/AP) — A federal prosecutor and a lawyer for reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger shouted at each other and traded insults Tuesday over an allegation that state police thwarted an investigation into a key prosecution witness. Check: Live ...
Lawyer asks for speedy trial in APS case
A lawyer representing a defendant in the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating case on Tuesday filed a motion for a speedy trial, meaning it's possible a trial could be held this summer. Benjamin Davis, who represents former APS executive director ...
Lawyer: Contractor not to blame in Philly collapse
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A contractor's lawyer says his client was onsite but not to blame for last week's deadly collapse of a Philadelphia building that was being demolished. The lawyer says contractor Griffin Campbell had directed that the four-story ...
ACLU To Obama Administration: Lawyer Up Over PRISM
A.C.L.U. To Obama Administration: Lawyer Up Over PRISM. Nick Statt Author: Nick Statt Publish date: June 11, 2013 Section: Web Interaction count: 0. The American Civil Liberties Union, arguing that PRISM violates its First and Fourth Amendment rights, ...
Lawyer: Contractor was onsite but not to blame in Philadelphia building ...
Lawyer: Contractor was onsite but not to blame in Philadelphia building ...