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Lawyer: Teen accused in fatal 'huffing' crash in treatment
The Highland Park teen accused of "huffing" a cleaning product before causing a fatal car crash was not at a court hearing scheduled today because she was in treatment for depression and other symptoms, her attorney said. Carly Rousso, 19, is in an ...
Martin Family Lawyer: I'm a Social Engineer
RUSH: I want to go to the audio sound bites 'cause last night on Fox, Greta Van Susteren interviewed one of the Martin family attorneys, Jasmine Rand. This woman kind of let it all out of the bag for everybody on the left. She's a lawyer. But then she ...
Zimmerman's NBC Defamation Lawsuit To Resume “ASAP,” According To Lawyer
George Zimmerman is suing over an edited 911 police call from the night he gunned down Trayvon Martin. The case against NBC News was stayed pending the outcome of the criminal case. Now that's out of the way, Zimmerman's Philadelphia attorney ...
AEG lawyer attacks projection of Michael Jackson tour earnings
An accountant's projection that Michael Jackson would have made as much as $1.5 billion if he had taken his doomed "This Is It" concert on a 260-stop world tour was attacked sharply Tuesday by a defense attorney who said the singer had never pulled off ...
George Zimmerman lawyer Mark O'Mara draws extra security at 'View' and a wait ...
George Zimmerman lawyer Mark O'Mara draws extra security at 'View' and a wait ...
China Holds Lawyer as Crackdown on Activism Grows
Chinese authorities have detained a well-known rights lawyer in a move activists described as the widening of a crackdown on individuals calling for greater accountability to fight graft — even as new accusations of official corruption surfaced. Xu ...
Russian lawyer expects Snowden to leave airport limbo soon
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden could leave Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport within a week, a Russian lawyer said on Wednesday. Anatoly Kucherena, who is helping Snowden with his request for temporary asylum ...
Lawyer: NC hospital company breaks information law
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Charlotte attorney has sued Carolinas HealthCare System, saying it has violated the state public records law. Charlotte attorney Gary Jackson has accused the operator of Carolinas Medical Center and more than 30 other hospitals of ...
Judge, lawyer in John Spooner case have family ties
Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Jeffrey A. Wagner and defense lawyer Franklyn Gimbel are two of the major players in this week's high-profile murder case in which a white senior citizen has been charged with gunning down a black teenager. But Wagner ...
Lawyer: Snowden Could Leave Moscow Airport Within A Week
A day after submitting an application for temporary asylum in Russia, the lawyer representing Edward Snowden tells Russia's Interfax news agency that the NSA leaker could leave the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport within a week. Reuters ...
Snowden's lawyer says NSA leaker could soon leave Moscow airport transit zone
MOSCOW — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden could leave the transit zone of a Moscow airport after Russian authorities review his asylum request, his lawyer said Wednesday. Anatoly Kucherena told the news agency Interfax he believes ...
Snowden will leave Moscow airport in a few days, lawyer says
Moscow (CNN) -- American intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is likely to leave the transit zone in Moscow's airport, where he's been holed up for weeks, "in the next few days," his lawyer said Wednesday in Russia. Showden applied for temporary asylum ...
Alleged jail smuggling mastermind to plead guilty, lawyer says
The alleged Black Guerrilla Family leader who is accused of masterminding a sophisticated operation to smuggle drugs and other contraband into the Baltimore City Detention Center will plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge, his attorney said ...
Apple made me addicted to porn: Nashville lawyer sues tech giant
A lawyer is suing Apple - for getting him addicted to porn. Nashville army vet Chris Sevier claims he became obsessed with X-rated sites after accidentally typing in Facef--k - rather than Facebook — on the Safari browser. The 36-year-old has now ...
Lawyer: Edward Snowden could be free to walk Russian streets in days
Russia's Federal Migration Service is processing Edward Snowden's hand-scrawled application for temporary asylum in Russia, and the former National Security Agency contractor's Russian lawyer says he might be able to walk out of Sheremetyevo airport ...
Edward Snowden Has No Plans To Leave Russia: Lawyer
MOSCOW, July 17 (Reuters) - Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden has no plans to leave Russia soon and does not rule out eventually applying for citizenship, a lawyer helping the American with his bid for temporary asylum in Russia said on ...
Lawyer for NSA leaker Edward Snowden hopes he will leave Moscow airport in ...
Lawyer for NSA leaker Edward Snowden hopes he will leave Moscow airport in ...
Lawyer: Health issues caused SC NAACP head to act out
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Diabetes and a cascade of misunderstandings led to the arrest last week of South Carolina NAACP President Lonnie Randolph on charges of refusing to pay his dry cleaning bill and fighting with officers, Randolph's lawyer said ...
China Detains Activist Seeking Asset Disclosure, Lawyer Says
A Chinese human-rights lawyer who called on the government to release activists arrested for seeking asset disclosure has himself been detained, according to a colleague. Xu Zhiyong was detained yesterday on accusations that he brought together a crowd ...
Snowden may be able to leave Moscow airport in one week: lawyer
Edward Snowden's stay at Moscow airport's transit zone seems to be coming to an end. Snowden's Russian lawyer said he will be free to do whatever he likes - as a free man - as long as he stays inside Russia, while he waits for his temporary asylum ...
Lawyer Barred From Visiting Detained Activist in China
Beijing authorities barred jailed activist Xu Zhiyong from meeting with his lawyer Thursday, in what his supporters say is an escalation of an ongoing crackdown against civic organizers across China. Lawyer Liu Weiguo arrived Thursday morning at the ...
Atom-Treaty Overhaul Needed, IAEA Lawyer Says
Restrictions on international monitors using data to ward off atomic-weapon development and the risks of reactor meltdowns must be overhauled, said a United Nations lawyer who has helped lead negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. International Atomic ...
California bans inmates rights lawyer from prisons
California bans inmates rights lawyer from prisons. print. Comments. 0. Prison hunger strike rally. John A. Imani, right, joins about 75 demonstrators on July 8 in support of Pelican Bay inmates who are on a hunger strike in protest of conditions at ...
Natalie Jackson, Trayvon Martin Family Lawyer, Says 'Biggest Mistake Was To ...
Natalie Jackson, Trayvon Martin Family Lawyer, Says 'Biggest Mistake Was To ...
new charge against imprisoned Tunisian feminist
TUNIS, Tunisia – A lawyer for a Tunisian feminist who is in prison awaiting trial says his client has now been charged with insulting a prison guard. Amina Sboui shocked Tunisians by posting on Facebook in March topless photos of herself denouncing the ...
IRS lawyer testifies that political appointee's office involved in Tea Party ...
IRS lawyer testifies that political appointee's office involved in Tea Party ...
Justice's Rules Mean Reporter Need Not Testify, Lawyer Says
A lawyer for New York Times reporter James Risen is citing new Justice Department guidelines about when to subpoena journalists to support his argument that Risen is covered by a common-law reporter's privilege and need not testify about a former CIA ...
Lawyer: Air Force officer's sexual battery charge changed
(CNN) -- The sexual battery charge against an Air Force officer who had headed a military unit aimed at preventing sexual assaults was changed to assault and battery, his lawyer said Thursday. Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, a 1994 graduate of the Air ...
Some Pa. Voter IDs Were Inaccessible, Lawyer Says
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Plaintiffs seeking to overturn Pennsylvania's voter-identification law zeroed in Thursday on a few dozen registered voters who sought, but did not receive, photo ID cards before last year's presidential election as examples of ...
Art, modern furniture shine in a civil rights lawyer's Hermann Lofts abobe
It was the 180-degree views that sold Teresa Demchak on her seventh-floor apartment in the Hermann Lofts building downtown. Nearly wall-to-wall windows fill every room in the 1,275-square-foot space with light, but the prospect from the south-facing ...
Retiring Colorado Supreme Court justice "ready to rock, roll" as lawyer
Bender improved the state's pro se system, which provides help to those who can't afford a lawyer, or for other reasons wish to represent themselves, Hyatt said. "In years past it has been hard to move the cases. We can't give them legal advice but we ...
China police hold detained activist's lawyer: groups
BEIJING (AFP) – Chinese police have detained a lawyer who sought to visit a prominent activist taken into custody this week, a Beijing-based dissident and overseas rights groups said on Friday. Liu Weiguo was taken away in the capital while trying to ...
No probe in gay Cameroon activist murder, lawyer says
Interviewed by FRANCE 24 on Thursday, Lembembe's lawyer, Alice Nkom, said the police had not been cooperative in building a case against whoever committed the crime. “The police did not try to have the elements for a good inquiry, a good investigation ...
Girlfriend charged in 2011 killing of York lawyer denied bond a second time
A Spartanburg County judge denied bond for Christina Adams, her second attempt at receiving it since she was charged in the shooting death of 44-year-old Michael Howe, a York lawyer, two years ago. In an order filed with the York County Clerk of Court ...
John Paulson to Testify at Tourre Trial, Lawyer Says
John Paulson will be called by the defense to testify in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's civil fraud case against former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive Fabrice Tourre, a lawyer said. Paulson, the billionaire head of hedge fund Paulson ...
Syracuse lawyer Rick Guy may seek GOP nomination for Congress
Rick_Guy.JPG View full sizeRick Guy, a Syracuse lawyer who was elected to three terms on the Syracuse Common Council, said today he is exploring the idea of seeking the Republican nomination for the 24th Congressional District seat. Several ...
Lawyer wants to depose Browns owner Jimmy Haslam over Pilot Flying J fuel ...
Lawyer wants to depose Browns owner Jimmy Haslam over Pilot Flying J fuel ...
Killer Apps: Top Intelligence Lawyer: 'I Don't Know What's In Every NSA Database'
The intelligence community's top lawyer mounted a full-throated defense of the National Security Agency's global surveillance programs in a speech on Friday, insisting that the agency goes to great lengths -- unique among most nations -- to ensure that ...
Penn State near settlements with sex-assault victims: lawyer
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Penn State University and the sexual abuse victims of its former assistant football coach are close to settling civil lawsuits, with the university setting aside $60 million to cover the claims, according to a lawyer for one of ...
Howard County lawyer -- and ardent Terps fan -- to represent Wes Brown
Jason Shapiro, a criminal defense attorney for 22 years and a Terps football season-ticket holder from Howard County, said he will represent Maryland running back Wes Brown. Brown is accused of second-degree assault on a Baltimore Police detective who ...
Lawyer: Soldier in Afghan Case Took Malarial Drug
SEATTLE July 19, 2013 (AP). Share. 0. The lawyer for the American soldier who killed 16 Afghan civilians says Staff Stg. Robert Bales used a controversial malarial drug linked to paranoia, hallucinations and psychosis while on a previous deployment in ...
Lawyer: Soldier in Afghan case took malarial drug
FILE - This Aug. 23, 2011, file photo provided by the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System shows Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales during an exercise at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. The lawyer for Bales, who killed 16 Afghan ...
Prince George's casino could exceed 3000 slot machines, state lawyer says
A planned Prince George's County casino could have significantly more slot machines than were authorized by the Maryland legislature when it opens in 2016, according to a newly issued opinion by a state lawyer. Legislation passed last year by the ...
McDonnell's lawyer: Star Scientific got no public money
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IRS Lawyer Admits Tea Party Targeting Run By DC
In Thursday's hearing before the House Oversight Committee, 72-year-old retiring IRS lawyer Carter Hull implicated the IRS chief counsel's office headed by William J. Wilkins, who attended at least nine White House meetings, and Lois Lerner, head of ...
Retiring IRS lawyer implicates Obama appointee in testimony
Retiring IRS lawyer Carter C. Hull's testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, in which he implicated an Obama appointee, will ensure that the IRS proceedings last through the summer, according to insiders close to the ...
Lawyers want NH prosecutors off death row case
CONCORD, N.H. — Lawyers for New Hampshire's only death row convict want the entire attorney general's office disqualified from handling his appeal after the office hired a key member of Michael Addison's defense team. Defense attorneys argued in a New ...
Woman Accused Of Stabbing Mother Worried Lawyer Is Out To Fool Her
AUBURN (CBS13) — A daughter accused of stabbing her mother at a Sheridan home made her first court appearance on Friday. There was no family support in the courtroom for Ana Maria Bejenariu, and the 32-year-old appears to already distrust her lawyer ...
Local lawyer fights public speaking fear, revives career
A lawyer since 1998, Alipuria's career had reached a dramatic crossroads. “I realized if nothing changed, I wouldn't get better. I wouldn't be a lawyer much longer,” Alipuria said. He began what amounted to re-education, attending bar association ...
Jerry Sandweiss dies; lawyer helped win landmark case for religious institutions
He worked pro bono — for free — on the Temple Israel case with a team of lawyers from the Lewis, Rice firm. Temple Israel had outgrown its old building at Kingshighway and Washington Boulevard, built at the turn of the century before autos came into ...