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George Zimmerman's lawyer outraged over Trayvon Martin shooting target ...
George Zimmerman's lawyer outraged over Trayvon Martin shooting target ...
Richmond F. Allan, lawyer
Richmond F. Allan, a former solicitor at the Interior Department who later worked for the Washington law firm Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke, died June 14 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. He was 83. The cause was complications from renal failure, ...
Broward defense lawyers hail Zimmerman verdict
The controversial case put prosecutors in a no-win situation, requiring them to overcome a claim of self-defense that was, at the very least, a sufficient cause for reasonable doubt, according to lawyers reached after the verdict was read. Zimmerman ...
Lawyer with a bad porn habit sues Apple to protect him from his Mac
Chris Sevier has a problem on his hands: Internet porn. Because of the irresistible siren song that is online smut, the lawyer from Nashville, Tenn., has filed a lawsuit against Apple for not protecting him. Sevier alleges that Apple's devices ...
Iowa lawyer isn't surprised by 'not guilty' verdict
Des Moines lawyer William Kutmus said he was not surprised by Saturday's not-guilty verdict. Kutmus praised the legal tactics used by George Zimmerman's attorneys. “After the state had rested, it seemed like the cross-examination virtually made the ...
Martin family lawyer makes statement after verdict
Race politics responsible for Zimmerman trial? State thanks jurors, attorneys after Zimmerman trial · Defense team reacts to Zimmerman trial verdict · Martin family lawyer makes statement after verdict · Rev. Jesse Jackson urges against violence over ...
Trayvon Martin family lawyer Benjamin Crump doesn't rule out pursuing civil ...
Trayvon Martin family lawyer Benjamin Crump doesn't rule out pursuing civil ...
lawyer mum on call for DOJ prosecution
Darryl Parks, the attorney for the family of Florida murder victim Trayvon Martin, demurred on Sunday whether the family supported the NAACP's call for the Justice Department to prosecute George Zimmerman. Asked on "Fox News Sunday" whether the family ...
Zimmerman lawyer calls prosecution 'disgraceful'; Martin lawyer calls for calm
Zimmerman lawyer calls prosecution 'disgraceful'; Martin lawyer calls for calm. print. Comments. 81. George Zimmerman. In this image from video, George Zimmerman smiles after a not guilty verdict was handed down in his second-degree murder trial at the ...
Martin family lawyer: No decision on civil suit
A lawyer for Trayvon Martin's family said that they had yet to decide whether to pursue civil action against George Zimmerman. Benjamin Crump said that Martin's parents were still in shock over a jury's Saturday verdict that Zimmerman acted in self ...
Paula Deen Hires Hollywood Power Lawyer
Paula Deen Sacks Legal Team, Hires Hollywood Power Lawyer. ICTMN Staff. July 12, 2013. The litigator who managed Conan O'Brien's NBC exit and helped Keith Olbermann reach a settlement with Current TV has now been hired to oversee legal matters ...
Zimmerman lawyer to move 'asap' against NBC News
Last night's not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial will enable the neighborhood-watch volunteer to resume his case against NBC News for the mis-editing of his widely distributed call to police. Back in December, Zimmerman sued NBC Universal ...
Lawyer: After verdict, Trayvon Martin family is 'heartbroken'
Video: “Right now they're trying to make sense of this all,” said Benjamin Crump, the attorney for Trayvon Martin's family. He said the family would be attending church Sunday. TODAY's Lester Holt interviews Benjamin Crump. Though the parents of ...
Lawyer says safety is a concern after Zimmerman acquittal
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — After a year and a half of living as a hermit, George Zimmerman emerged from a Florida courthouse a free man, cleared of all charges in the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. His brother said the former neighborhood watch ...
Zimmerman will need his gun “even more” now, says lawyer
Now that George Zimmerman has been acquitted for the death of teenager Trayvon Martin, lawyer Mark O'Mara expects him to get his gun back. ABC News reports that in an exclusive interview, O'Mara “suggested that Zimmerman has no regrets about ...
Clinton lawyer seeks settlement with county or lawsuit threatened
CLINTON — An outspoken Clinton lawyer handcuffed during a dust-up with a school resource officer is seeking a settlement over the incident from the county — or a lawsuit may be filed. That request from Phil Harber for a monetary settlement is on the ...
Lawyer: Gun that killed Trayvon will be returned to Zimmerman
Speaking to ABC News on Sunday, an attorney for George Zimmerman said that his client is now entitled to have his property returned thanks to his not guilty verdict, including the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin. “Yes, he does,” attorney Mark O'Mara ...
Lawyer: Zimmerman verdict not surprising
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- Public outcry continues over the verdict in George Zimmerman's murder trial, but - according to one local lawyer - the outcome is not so surprising. Eyewitness News legal analyst Lou Pulner said the verdict the all ...
Lawyer says Zimmerman wants his gun, needs it 'even more'
After his acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman plans on getting his gun back and needs it now "even more" than he did before, his lawyer said in a television interview. "There are a lot of people out ...
Knox lawyer takes expertise across the globe
Knoxville resident and lawyer Marsha Mitchell has had a career of which most in her field would be envious. Throughout her 30-plus years as a criminal prosecutor and private attorney, Mitchell has worked in Tennessee, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Liberia, ...
Scottie Pippen's Lawyer Mark Geragos Slams Lawsuit, Calls Alleged Victim A ...
Scottie Pippen's Lawyer Mark Geragos Slams Lawsuit, Calls Alleged Victim A ...
Patrick Artur, 67, lawyer who defended police and firefighters.
BACK IN 1983, when the smoke from the MOVE cataclysm still stained the air over Powelton Village, Patrick Artur and his family had to seek police protection. Artur, longtime lawyer for the Fraternal Order of Police, represented police officers who were ...
Zimmerman's Response To Trayvon Martin Protests: Wants To Be A Lawyer
Mark O'Mara, Zimmerman's defense lawyer, confirmed that his client's interest in the law wasn't new. He said: “He wanted to be a cop for a while, but he's talked about going to law school,”. He added: “He has a real interest in the law……. I will not ...
Zimmerman Lawyer: 'This Is The Worst Time in His Life'
Zimmerman Lawyer: 'This Is The Worst Time in His Life'. George Stephanopoulos talks with George Zimmerman's defense attorneys. 03:11 | 07/15/2013. Related Links: Watch: Martin's Parents: 'We Will Define Our Son's Legacy' · Watch: Obama Urges ...
Zimmerman lawyer to renew NBC suit
George Zimmerman plans to resume his defamation lawsuit against NBC now that his trial is over, his attorney said Sunday. “We're going to start in earnest asap, we just have to get the stay lifted which is a ministerial act,” James Beasley told The ...
Scott Gessler hires attorney with ties to former law firm to force ...
Scott Gessler hires attorney with ties to former law firm to force ...
Zimmerman Not Guilty: A Lawyer's-Eye View
Detroit Police say Sunday night's demonstration against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin was peaceful. The U.S. Department of Justice is reviewing evidence to see if criminal civil rights against ...
8th Circuit Court of appeals threatens Minneapolis lawyer with sanctions
Attorney William B. Butler already faces possible discipline from the federal district court in Minnesota and the Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board, both of which are currently conducting investigations of him. Butler's problems were ...
Anderson County Commission rejects lawyer's demand for payment
The demand letter from Knoxville attorney David Wigler, representing lawyer Phil Harber, was rejected by a unanimous voice vote. There was no discussion. Commissioners were aware that a draft of a $300,000 Anderson County Circuit Court lawsuit against ...
Lawyer: Wisconsin man who shot 13-year-old neighbor over alleged theft didn't ...
Lawyer: Wisconsin man who shot 13-year-old neighbor over alleged theft didn't ...
Leonard Garment, Nixon Lawyer and Watergate Figure, Dies at 89
Leonard Garment, a Wall Street litigator who was a top adviser to President Richard M. Nixon at the height of the Watergate scandal and who went on to flourish as one of the capital's most powerful and garrulous lawyers, died on Saturday at his home in ...
Huntsville lawyer to become Alabama State Bar president
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Huntsville lawyer from the law firm Wilmer & Lee will be installed as the Alabama State Bar's new president-elect Saturday, a precursor to the presidency. raleigh_richard.jpg Richard J.R. Raleigh Jr. is a managing shareholder ...
Zimmerman lawyer, prosecutors talk trial with USA TODAY
SHARECONNECT 21 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. SANFORD, Fla -- The prosecutors who tried to get George Zimmerman convicted believe he got away with murdering Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman's lawyer says everyone -- including President Obama ...
Ferguson's lawyer seeks delay in bid-rigging trial
Bobby Ferguson's lawyer today asked for a delay in the contractor's bid-rigging retrial, arguing that he would be “completely and totally ineffective” if he were forced to try the case on Sept. 10. That's the trial date that U.S. District Judge David ...
Defense for accused Boston Marathon bomber seeks additional lawyer
His lawyers, who include top Boston public defender Miriam Conrad and death-penalty expert Judith Clarke, argued in a motion filed on Monday that the sheer scale of the case -- in which authorities reviewed thousands of images taken at the crowded race ...
Hank Braden, former state senator, lawyer and activist, dies at 68
Henry "Hank" Braden IV, a New Orleans lawyer and social activist who served a term in the Louisiana Senate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at Interim LSU Public Hospital. He was 68. A lifelong New Orleanian who graduated from St. Augustine ...
Lawyer sentenced to prison for role in $2.4 billion fraud at Refco
In January 2012, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals tossed the 2009 conviction of Collins, who at that time was sentenced to seven years in prison. The appeals court found that the judge at the first trial should have called defense lawyers in ...
Judge calls for four-year suspension for lawyer who admitted smuggling ...
Judge calls for four-year suspension for lawyer who admitted smuggling ...
Lawyer: Pa. voter ID law makes voting a privilege
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania's pending voter-identification law — one of the strictest in the nation — would turn the right to vote into a privilege and disenfranchise a large number of voters, an attorney for the plaintiffs said as a trial on a ...
Woman out drinking with lawyer charged with choking him so he wouldn't leave ...
Woman out drinking with lawyer charged with choking him so he wouldn't leave ...
Zimmerman's lawyer calls prosecutors 'disgrace' to profession
NEW YORK (Reuters) - George Zimmerman's chief defense lawyer on Monday called Florida prosecutors "a disgrace to my profession" for holding back evidence for months and pledged a new effort to impose sanctions against them. Mark O'Mara and ...
US Lawyer Gets Year in Prison in Refco Fraud
A Chicago-area lawyer convicted in a $2.4 billion fraud that led to the collapse of a giant independent commodities firm was sentenced Monday to a year and a day in prison. Joseph P. Collins, 62, of Winnetka, Ill., was sentenced in Manhattan federal ...
Snowden to decide soon on Russia asylum: lawyer
MOSCOW (AFP) – US leaker Edward Snowden, who has said he wants to apply for asylum in Russia, is studying his options and likely to make a decision shortly, a lawyer said Tuesday. Anatoly Kucherena, a prominent pro-Kremlin lawyer who participated in ...
RIA Novosti Quotes Russian Lawyer as Saying Snowden Has Asked for ...
RIA Novosti Quotes Russian Lawyer as Saying Snowden Has Asked for ...
Construction Accident Lawyer Believes Crane Accident, House Bisection Could ...
Construction Accident Lawyer Believes Crane Accident, House Bisection Could ...
NSA leaker Snowden has asked for asylum in Russia, lawyer says
Anatoly Kucherena, a lawyer who is a member of the Public Chamber, a Kremlin advisory body, said that Snowden submitted the asylum request to Russia's Federal Migration Service. The service had no immediate comment. Kucherena told The Associated ...
Lawyer: Kidd to plead guilty to charge
HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. (AP). Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge, nearly a year after he smashed his Cadillac SUV into a utility pole on eastern Long Island. The judge placed Kidd on interim ...
Canadian crash train engineer is witness, not suspect: lawyer
Lawyer Thomas Walsh said the engineer, Tom Harding, has spent 10 hours talking to police, and three or four talking to investigators at the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, who are probing the causes of the July 6 calamity in the town of Lac ...
Edward Snowden Makes No-Leak Promise in Asylum Bid: Lawyer
Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden today applied for asylum in Russia and, as a condition, agreed to stop harming the U.S., according to a Russian lawyer who is advising him, but that doesn't necessarily mean headline-grabbing stories about the U.S. ...
Boston bombing suspect wants additional lawyer
SHARE 69 CONNECT 32 TWEET 13 COMMENTEMAILMORE. BOSTON (AP) — The defense team for the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect has made another attempt to add a national death penalty expert to its roster. In papers filed Monday in ...