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US offers to ease Apple injunction; lawyer claims Ford overcharged truck dealers
A state appeals court ordered a new trial last year, finding Corrigan improperly excluded evidence that might have helped the company. The dealers will be seeking $2 billion again, plus additional interest, James Lowe, another lawyer for the plaintiffs ...
Swallow's lawyer expects feds to clear his client — maybe soon
Lawyers for Jenson, who is behind bars for securities violations and staring at new felony charges, also have alleged Swallow and Shurtleff orchestrated a “shakedown” of their client. Businessman Darl McBride provided a recording of a 2009 breakfast ...
Dechert adds high-profile lawyer to N.Y. office
Philadelphia firm Dechert L.L.P. has hired big-name lawyer David M. Bernick, who represented Dow Chemical in its court fight with Rohm & Haas in 2009, for its New York litigation department. He joins as partner. Grabbing Bernick is a coup for Dechert ...
Lawyer: Sandusky's Son, 'Victim 2' Settle With PSU
Seven men, including Jerry Sandusky's adopted son and a Sandusky victim key to longtime coach Joe Paterno's firing, have finalized deals with Penn State over claims of abuse by the school's former assistant football coach, their lawyer says ...
Matt Sandusky is among 7 victims who settled with Penn State, lawyer says
Lawyer Matt Casey said his clients include Sandusky's adopted son, Matt Sandusky, as well as the young man known as "Victim 2" in court records and three other victims who testified last summer against Jerry Sandusky at his criminal trial. (The ...
Lawyer: UK mounts criminal inquiry into NSA leaks
LONDON — Britain has launched a criminal investigation into Edward Snowden's leak of classified material to the Guardian newspaper and is sifting through documents it seized from the partner of one of the paper's journalists, a government lawyer said ...
Human Rights Lawyer Kidnapped in Edo
Michael Ozekhome (SAN), the human rights lawyer and social critic has been confirmed kidnapped along the Benin-Auchi motorway in Edo State. The development was confirmed by the President of the Public Interest Lawyers League (PILL), Barrister Abdul ...
'Real Housewives' star Taylor Armstrong engaged to lawyer boyfriend John Bluher
"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Taylor Armstrong is engaged to her boyfriend John Bluher. Bluher, a lawyer, popped the question to Armstrong during a romantic evening at the St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Mexico on Thursday. PHOTOS: ...
Lawyer: Amanda Knox won't return to Italy for new appeals trial over Briton's ...
Lawyer: Amanda Knox won't return to Italy for new appeals trial over Briton's ...
Gunmen kidnap prominent lawyer in southern Nigeria
LAGOS (AFP) – Gunmen have kidnapped a prominent Lagos-based lawyer and social critic in southern Nigeria in an apparent ransom bid, a colleague and police said Saturday. "I have just received with shock, the news of the kidnap of my learned friend and ...
Ronald Motley, lawyer who led tobacco lawsuits, dies at 68
NEW YORK — Ronald L. Motley, a South Carolina lawyer who spearheaded lawsuits against tobacco companies that led them to agree to pay $246 billion in the biggest civil settlement in US history, has died. He died Thursday at Roper Hospital in ...
Police Investigate Probate Lawyer Over Disabled Man's Missing Funds
Police are investigating a probate court-appointed lawyer who allegedly tried to cover up his improper handling of a disabled man's finances by filing false accounting statements — as the man's assets dwindled by tens of thousands of dollars over the ...
Lawyer: Amanda Knox will not return to Italy for murder retrial
Amanda Knox, the American student accused of the 2007 murder of her British roommate, will not return to Italy for a retrial due to begin next month, her lawyer told an Italian daily on Saturday. Knox, 26, spent four years in prison for the murder of ...
'Military data unreliable, hunger strike grand in duration and size' – Gitmo ...
'Military data unreliable, hunger strike grand in duration and size' – Gitmo ...
Lawyer for George Zimmerman chides him for visiting gun factory
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - George Zimmerman's lawyer has chided him for visiting a Florida firearms factory that makes the type of gun he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin last year. Zimmerman in July was acquitted of murder in ...
Daughter of Borders' lawyer earns spurs before same judge
Rosli (middle) with daughter Nury Amirah and pupil Muhammad Hafizuddin Zakariah, after both were called to the Bar before Zaleha Yusof on Friday.KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 — Lawyer Rosli Dahlan, known for his fiery arguments in court, was unusually ...
Lawyer alleging cover-up makes appeal to Supremes
A lawyer who helped expose sexual abuse at a Topeka women's prison is making a last-ditch appeal to the Kansas Supreme Court to examine what he calls a cover-up of malfeasance in an ethics investigation against him. A review panel made up of two ...
Lawyer wants indictment tossed against Thomas Sanders, man declared dead ...
Lawyer wants indictment tossed against Thomas Sanders, man declared dead ...
Amanda Knox Won't Return To Italy For New Appeals Trial, Lawyer Luciano ...
Amanda Knox Won't Return To Italy For New Appeals Trial, Lawyer Luciano ...
Lawyer: Amanda Knox Won't Attend New Italy Trial
Florence daily La Nazione quoted lawyer Luciano Ghirga Saturday as saying he recently met with Knox and fellow defense team members in the U.S., and that the American confirmed what her lawyers said right after the supreme court ruling — she won't ...
George Zimmerman's lawyer reprimands him for visiting gun factory
George Zimmerman's lawyer reprimanded him for visiting on Thursday a Kel-Tec factory that makes the type of gun Mr. Zimmerman used to kill 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Mr. Zimmerman was pictured at the plant in Cocoa, Fla., smiling and shaking hands ...
Trial of Muslim Brotherhood leaders political, says lawyer
CAIRO (Reuters) - The leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood was beaten by police during his arrest, and his trial is part of an attempt by the military to eliminate its political foes, a defense lawyer said on Sunday. The trial of Mohamed Badie, the ...
Trump lawyer denies NY AG's lawsuit claims
Trump lawyer denies NY AG's lawsuit claims. 10 hours ago. Multnomah County · Washington County · Clackamas County · Clark County · Marion County · Oregon · Washington · Photos · National · International · Politics · Sports · Entertainment · Always ...
Students Lawyer Up
Previously, campuses in the 17-campus UNC System allowed lawyers to attend hearings, but only to advise. (Most universities operate this way, or do not permit lawyers at all.) So a lawyer might whisper or pass a note to a student being questioned, but ...
NJ lawyer convicted of murder faces sentencing
NEWARK, N.J. -- A New Jersey defense attorney who represented entertainers and rap stars faces sentencing Monday on numerous counts including murder and racketeering. Paul Bergrin's clients included Queen Latifah, Lil' Kim and rappers Naughty By ...
Lawyer says death sentence converted to life for man convicted of building ...
Lawyer says death sentence converted to life for man convicted of building ...
Lawyer releases picture of woman injured by Ashley Chieco in wrong-way crash ... - Hunterdon County Democrat
Lawyer releases picture of woman injured by Ashley Chieco in wrong-way crash ...
Lawyer for George Zimmerman Chides Him for Visiting Gun Factory
"We understand how George visiting the factory that produces the gun used to shoot Trayvon Martin is seen as inappropriate," Shawn Vincent, spokesman for Zimmerman's lawyer Mark O'Mara, told Reuters on Friday. Latest: Do You Support the NRA on Gun ...
Amanda Knox Won't Attend New Italian Trial, Lawyer Says
Amanda Knox, whose murder conviction was overturned in 2011, will not travel to Italy for a new trial in the stabbing death of a fellow student. In May, Italy's supreme court ordered Knox to be tried again, along with her former boyfriend, Italian ...
Lawyer: Adoptive Parents Can't See Cherokee Girl
A lawyer appointed to look out for the best interests of a 3-year-old Cherokee girl at the center of an adoption dispute has asked a judge to suspend visitation rights for her adoptive parents, according to a court docket. Angel Smith filed a motion in ...
Paul Bergrin sentencing postponed; judge grants once-prominent lawyer's ... - Hunterdon County Democrat
Paul Bergrin sentencing postponed; judge grants once-prominent lawyer's ...
Adoptive parents can't see Cherokee girl, lawyer says
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A lawyer appointed to look out for the best interests of a 3-year-old Cherokee girl at the center of an adoption dispute has asked a judge to suspend visitation rights for her adoptive parents, according to a court docket. Angel ...
Key JPMorgan lawyer leaves for smaller bank
Aug 26 (Reuters) - A JPMorgan Chase & Co lawyer responsible for litigation and government investigations is leaving the lawsuit-laden bank. Michael Coyne, who has been associate general counsel and co-head of litigation at JPMorgan, is becoming ...
Entertainment lawyer Irwin Russell dies at 87; represented Eisner, Henson
“Irwin Russell was a brilliant lawyer, an insightful executive, an eloquent writer and, in all things, a true gentleman," Eisner, who headed Disney until 2005, said in a statement. Russell represented the executive for 40 years. PHOTOS: Notable deaths ...
Senior JPMorgan Chase Lawyer Leaves for Union Bank
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) is losing one of its top lawyers as its legal and regulatory troubles continue to mount. Michael Coyne, co-head of litigation for JPMorgan, is leaving the country's largest bank for a smaller competitor. He will become senior ...
Court in NY: Request for Lawyer Not Proof of Guilt
Prosecutors cannot use a defendant's request for a lawyer as evidence of guilt, a federal appeals court ruled Monday as it ordered a new trial for a man convicted of trying to sneak an alien into the United States. In ordering a new trial for the man ...
Divorce Lawyer Has A Buy One, Get One Half Off Deal (PHOTO)
The lawyer said the cheeky ad -- which was even picked up by "The Tonight Show" for a "Headlines" segment back in 2012 -- draws a mixed response in his home state of Georgia. "Personally, I had good vibes about that ad the very day I created it ...
Ronald Motley dies at 68; lawyer took on tobacco, asbestos industries
Ronald L. Motley, a crusading plaintiff's lawyer who took on the asbestos industry before targeting tobacco companies in a landmark victory for the anti-smoking movement that brought the biggest civil settlement in U.S. history, died Thursday in ...
Motorola lawyer to jury: 'Microsoft was trying to put Motorola out of business'
motorolaandroidnew A lawyer for Motorola urged a jury in Seattle this afternoon to consider the company's October 2010 patent licensing offer to Microsoft in the context of the broader discussions and disputes taking place between the companies at the ...
Manning's lawyer gives more details on gender change
Chelsea Manning's lawyer shares details as to why client announced desire to live as woman. manning. In this July 2file photo, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, now known as Chelsea Manning, is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md. (Photo: By Jose ...
Manning lawyer gives more details on decision to become 'Chelsea'
By Jeff Black, Staff Writer, NBC News. Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning — who was convicted and sentenced to military prison under the name Bradley Manning for leaking classified documents in the Wikileaks case — chose to announce her intention to live life ...
Chelsea Manning's Lawyer Gives More Details On Her Gender Change
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, who was previously known as Bradley Manning, decided to announce that she wanted to live as a woman the day after sentencing because a military prison said publicly it would not provide hormone ...
FBI has cleared Denton County's NTTA appointee, lawyer says
A lawyer for a North Texas Tollway Authority board member whose business dealings were part of a federal inquiry said Monday that his client has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the FBI. David Denison, who has decided not to seek another term as a ...
The $1000-an-Hour Lawyer Moonlights as Energy Healer
The 64-year-old Mr. Klee, who is described by peers as one of the most respected bankruptcy lawyers in the U.S., closed his eyes, peered through his "third eye" and waved his "energy hand" above his colleague's outstretched arms. Almost immediately ...
Lawyer: Zimmerman to ask Fla. to cover some legal costs
George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer found not guilty in the February 2012 shooting death of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin, will ask the state of Florida to cover some of his legal fees, a lawyer's spokesman says. Mark O'Mara ...
Zimmerman plans to seek legal fees from Florida, lawyer says
O'Mara told the newspaper that the commission, which pays the non-lawyer legal expenses of eligible defendant, is expected to challenge many of the costs. The 29-year-old Zimmerman was acquitted last month of all charges including second-degree ...
Bradley Manning's lawyer gives more details on client's desired gender change
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Army Pvt. Bradley Manning, who now prefers to be called Chelsea Manning, decided to announce the desire to live as a woman the day after sentencing took place because a military prison said publicly it would not provide hormone ...
New Details on Manning's Gender Change
Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, who was previously known as Bradley Manning, wants estrogen treatments that would promote breast development and other female characteristics, which she'd be willing to pay for, while she's incarcerated at the all-men ...
Lawyer for driver in store crash: Client has PTSD
ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) - An Army veteran seriously wounded while serving in Afghanistan and Iraq has pleaded not guilty to ramming his pickup truck through the front of a Dennis convenience store and will undergo an evaluation to see whether he's eligible ...
Lawyer: Brake Failure Seen in Italian Bus Plunge
A lawyer for the relatives of victims in a deadly tour bus plunge in southern Italy says an initial technical examination of the wreckage is pointing to a transmission loss and brake failure. Andrea Pianese, a lawyer and technical expert hired by the ...