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Lawyer unsure whether mother in infant poisoning case will testify before ...
Lawyer unsure whether mother in infant poisoning case will testify before ...
Lawyer group spends $371k pushing judicial age amendment
In an interview with Gannett's Albany Bureau, Lippman said he met with a number of groups -- lawyers, clergy and editorial boards, among others -- and urged them to support Proposition 6. But he said he had no role in the creation or management of ...
Lawyer says Fayetteville police are insensitive
The lawyer representing the family of a 16-year-old shot and killed by Fayetteville police said police have been insensitive to family members of people killed by officers. "The shootings and police conduct immediately afterward have created an ...
Lawyer: Water Bill Refunds Expected In Inkster
INKSTER (WWJ/AP) - A lawyer says Inkster residents and businesses are expected to get refunds on some water bill charges. Byron Nolen, who represents Terrance Trahey, told the Detroit Free Press that retired Wayne County Circuit Judge Paul Teranes ...
Lawyer's career built on advocacy for state's poor students
Attorney Melanie Dubis in front of the N.C. Supreme Court Building in downtown Raleigh Oct. 23. As lead attorney on the Leandro education case, Dubis argued recently in front of the state Supreme Court that funding reductions to the state's ...
Private lawyer advising court on FBI investigation
High-profile labor lawyer Gregory Kamer has been advising District Court administrators behind the scenes regarding the FBI's investigation into Family Court marshals. Kamer also has been defending court administrators in two wrongful termination ...
Lawyer spent 12 years sueing ex-wife, family
A Manhattan lawyer has spent more than 12 years filing suits against his ex-wife since their marriage ended, abusing the legal system so much that this month his license was suspended. Peter Davey, 70, has tried to sue his own son, his in-laws and even ...
Whistleblower's lawyer: USAF could do more
Jennifer Smith's lawyer said the U.S. Air Force has taken a good first step but still has a way to go. Earlier this week, the Air Force announced eight high-ranking officers at Shaw Air Force Base were reprimanded for various substantiated allegations ...
The lawyer who worked for free loved politics, justice and life (Life Stories ... - The Birmingham News
The lawyer who worked for free loved politics, justice and life (Life Stories ...
Phineas the Dog found: Lawyer says he's at a “safe house”
Phineas the Dog found: Lawyer says he's at a “safe house”. Posted on: 9:49 am, October 27, 2013, by Staff Writer, updated on: 09:46am, October 27, 2013. Share this: Facebook · Twitter · Google · Pinterest · LinkedIn · Email. SALEM, MO (KPLR) – Phineas ...
Domrani's lawyer says crime boss not in hiding, police know where to find him
Kadosh's lawyer Amit Weizmann said police arrested his client only because they were embarrassed that for over 24 hours they were not able to locate the site where the car had been parked prior to the bombing, while Domrani's people managed to make it ...
Skakel Lawyer, in a TV Twist, Is Talk Fodder
For two decades, when the tribulations of the famous and the notorious have aired on television, Mickey Sherman has been there to talk and talk: about O. J. Simpson, Martha Stewart, Michael Vick, Casey Anthony, Michael Jackson, just to name a few whose ...
First 'Rake' promo released: Watch Greg Kinnear star as a lawyer with no shame ...
First 'Rake' promo released: Watch Greg Kinnear star as a lawyer with no shame ...
Lawyers scaring lawyers from using social media
Is a lawyer's blogging and use of other social media akin to Danny Devito's character in the Rainmaker soliciting hospital clients? This from Virginia Attorney, Jonathan Frieden (@JonathanFrieden), writing on the ethical issues of LinkedIn endorsements ...
Kourtney Kardashian -- Phony Paternity Case Is A Money Grab -- Says KK's ...
Kourtney Kardashian -- Phony Paternity Case Is A Money Grab -- Says KK's ...
Murder trial rescheduled for Jan. 4 in infant death case, defense lawyer ... - The Jackson Citizen Patriot
Murder trial rescheduled for Jan. 4 in infant death case, defense lawyer ...
Kansas survivalist's explosives were defensive, lawyer says
News · Kansas survivalist's explosives were defensive, lawyer says. Updated: 2013-10-28T12:08:00Z. October 28. WICHITA — The attorney for a Kansas survivalist who believed the global economy was near collapse says his client created explosive devices ...
Lawyer group spends $371G pushing judicial age amendment
"It's a group of some of the most accomplished and respected lawyers in the state who have come together on this," Gyory said. "There's a basic and fundamental problem, and this (amendment) is designed to solve both ends of it." The proposed ...
Gov. Rick Scott often rejects Florida Bar's lists of lawyers to nominate judges
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott, seeking to bring the court system more in line with his conservative outlook, has repeatedly rejected lists recommended to him by the Florida Bar of lawyers seeking to screen candidates for judgeships. Scott has rejected ...
John Connolly emphasizes public service over legal work
But Connolly rarely mentions his work as a lawyer, insisting the law “was never where [his] heart was.” He emphasizes that he doesn't “have anything to hide,” but has steadfastly refused requests to release his client list for that legal work, citing ...
Maria Bribriesco, former federal lawyer in Bettendorf, seeks to unseat GOP's ...
Maria Bribriesco, former federal lawyer in Bettendorf, seeks to unseat GOP's ...
The Good Wife Recap: Not Your Mother's Lawyer Show
This was, simply put, one of the best hours of television we've seen all year. I felt as much stress watching security officers quietly escort lawyers from their offices as I ever felt watching Walter White's meth empire crumble. So clear your calendar ...
Bankruptcy for Detroit wasn't necessary, lawyer testifies
DETROIT — Three months after Detroit's emergency manager was hired, the lawyer said he did not believe Chapter 9 bankruptcy was necessary, according to testimony Monday in federal bankruptcy court here. Kevyn Orr, who made a much-publicized pitch ...
Alabama Greek chapters get lawyer as Tuscaloosa election contest heads to trial
Cason Kirby Kelly Horwitz.jpg Cason Kirby, left, recently defeated Kelly Horwitz (right) in the District 4 seat on the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education. (c/o Cason Kirby; c/o Re-elect Kelly Horwitz Tuscaloosa City Board of Education). TUSCALOOSA ...
Marin lawyer arrested twice for alleged drug crimes, counterfeit bills
A Ross lawyer was arrested twice in less than two weeks on suspicion of drug violations and having counterfeit money. Deron Adam Kartoon, 46, was booked into county jail Thursday night on allegations of possession of marijuana for sale, drug possession ...
Coach Duffman Pannell's lawyer: East Ramapo students want him back
Brandon Girault, a 6-foot-tall junior linebacker, suffered a cut across his left eye, swelling and a concussion, his family lawyer, Jerrold Miles said. Miles said his client told him the coach became angry when players fooled around during practice and ...
NBC Developing 'Law Man' Memoir into Jailhouse Lawyer Drama
“Law Man” chronicles the journey of a small town basketball star from young bank robber to federal prison inmate, where he became the greatest jailhouse lawyer in American history. In joining the D.C. District Attorneys Investigative Unit, his life ...
George Clooney's Latest Date is a Lawyer Who Represents Julian Assange
She's a lawyer, which is—how do we say this?—not the profession of a typical Clooney girlfriend. Last year she landed atop the U.K.'s “London's Hottest Barrister's List”—we like to think that Clooney, in his search for a new girlfriend, texted his ...
Wickham: Trayvon lawyer fights injustices
WASHINGTON -- Benjamin Crump isn't done yet. The civil rights attorney who first pushed his way onto the national stage as the lawyer for the family of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed, 17-year-old black Florida boy who was killed by a gun-toting ...
Barneys New York Complaints Increasing, Lawyer Says
A lawyer who has said he intends to sue Barneys New York clothing store for allegedly racially profiling a customer claims he is receiving additional calls from people who say they were also mistreated by the store. Attorney Kareem Vessup made his ...
Lawyers Challenge Judges' Authority in Trial of Chinese Activists
HONG KONG — A court in eastern China adjourned the trial of three human rights activists on Monday after their lawyers unsuccessfully challenged the authority of the judges to hear the case, according to two of the lawyers and a daughter of one of the ...
Lawyer Denies Castro Valley Facility Abandoned Patients
The lawyer for the owner of Valley Manor Community Care Home in Castro Valley vehemently disagrees with a complaint from the Department of Social Services that forced the home to close last week. The complaint asserted staff was not properly trained or ...
Defense grills witness in RI lawyer's bribery trial
“No, I don't consider myself a violent man,” Drepaul said. Drepaul took the stand for a third day in the trial of his former lawyer, Donna Uhlmann, and Jamaal Dublin. Prosecutors accuse Uhlmann, Dublin and Dublin's former lawyer, Gerard H. Donley, of ...
This 20-Something Lawyer Is Putting Herself Out Of Business And Wants You To ...
This 20-Something Lawyer Is Putting Herself Out Of Business And Wants You To ...
Serbian lawyer, activist Srdja Popovic dies at 75
BELGRADE, Serbia — Srdja Popovic, a prominent Serbian lawyer and advocate of human rights and democracy during both the communist era and the rule of late strongman Slobodan Milosevic, has died. He was 75. The Serbian state television says ...
Lawyer plans to rebuild former WFBL building in Syracuse, save historic facade
This building at 431-441 S. Warren St. in downtown Syracuse once house Syracuse's first radio station, WFBL, and stands out for its 1947 art moderne facade. The Syracuse Landmark Preservation Board has given lawyer Thomas Cerio permission to rebuild ...
Coach Duffman Pannell's lawyer: Ramapo students want him back
Girault told his family and lawyer that the coach thought Girault made a wisecrack in the huddle and tried to kick him. Miles said Girault grabbed the coach's leg, leading Pannell to grab the teen's facemask and yank the helmet down. Miles said the ...
Gun raffle pulled from forum with Zimmerman lawyer
VIERA, Fla. -- Organizers of a gun rights forum featuring Mark O'Mara, George Zimmerman's defense attorney, have decided that having a gun raffle in conjunction with the event wasn't such a good idea. The Gun Rights Preservation Forum event is still ...
Lawyer for bombing suspect's friend wants court order lifted
A lawyer for one of the college friends of accused terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who allegedly tossed evidence in the aftermath of the marathon bombings argued today in federal court that a “protective order” in the case against his client should be ...
City Council moves to hire its own lawyer
Young introduced the bill for an independent lawyer in June amid a disagreement with Nilson over the council president's push to require businesses getting large city contracts or financial support to hire 51 percent of new workers from Baltimore. The ...
Thieving lawyer wants more time
A thieving Manhattan lawyer — convicted of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his clients' settlements — begged a judge for a few more days to get his affairs in order at his sentencing in Manhattan Tuesday. Brian Reis, 52, copped to ...
Lawyer cites 'inappropriate' tactic in Huizar sex harassment suit
Michael Eisenberg, the lawyer for former Huizar aide Francine Godoy, said his client received a subpoena last week instructing her to appear as part of an inquiry by the Special Committee on Investigative Oversight, a five-member panel convened last ...
Kapunan withdraws as Napoles' lawyer
"Hindi pwedeng may difference on opinion...mas mabilis kung isa lang ang handling lawyer," she said. The businesswoman's bail hearing at the Makati City Regional Trial Court branch 150 was continued this morning. The case was being heard when ...
A Simple Solution To The Lawyer Glut
John A. Byrne runs the very good (and clever) TippingTheScales website devoted to law schools. He asked me, a proud member of the Rutgers University Law School Class of '83, what I thought about the lawyer glut. Here's what I told him. As a law school ...
Flick: Here's lawyer who works 29 hours a day
In Columbus, Ohio, a lawyer who was court-appointed to represent people who otherwise couldn't afford an attorney became the subject of an investigation himself. That occurred after it was revealed he had billed the state for an average of about eight ...
Dawn Nguyen's lawyer argues statements not admissible
Nguyen's lawyer, John Parrinello, argued that separating mother and daughter was coercive and grounds to dismiss the statements. He said Crowley was "combative" and "accusatory" during the 10-minute interview. Crowley said repeatedly in court that he ...
George Clooney Dating Amal Alamuddin? Actor Spotted With Julian Assange's ...
George Clooney Dating Amal Alamuddin? Actor Spotted With Julian Assange's ...
Boyfriend's mother, 70, 'is innocent' of charges in Cranford woman's slaying ... - The Star-Ledger
Boyfriend's mother, 70, 'is innocent' of charges in Cranford woman's slaying ...
The Millennial Lawyer And BigLaw Hunger Games
In compliment, the Millennial lawyers I've had the pleasure of engaging hardly reflect the media's caricature. Maybe it is the level of education; maybe it is the barrier of entry to a legal career; maybe it is the typical INTJ personalities that ...
Lawdingo Raises $690K More To Help You Talk To Lawyers Instantly
Y Combinator-incubated legal startup Lawdingo is announcing that it has raised another $690,000 in funding. The company's goal is to make it more convenient and affordable for users to connect with a lawyer (in contrast to a service like LegalZoom ...