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Schilling lawyer says documents contradict charges
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- New documents directly contradict the allegations against former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling in a lawsuit that Rhode Island's economic development agency filed over the collapse of his video game company, his lawyer said ...
Lawyer bills for UT regent investigation top $200k
DALLAS (AP) -- The investigation of a possible impeachment of an embattled University of Texas regent has now cost the state $200,000 and rising. The Dallas Morning News reports that high profile Houston attorney Rusty Hardin has submitted his latest ...
Lawyer bills for UT regent investigation top $200000
DALLAS (AP) -- The investigation of a possible impeachment of an embattled University of Texas regent has now cost the state $200,000 and rising. The Dallas Morning News reports that high profile Houston attorney Rusty Hardin has submitted his latest ...
Long Island Bankruptcy Lawyer Adam Gomerman Offers Complimentary ...
Long Island Bankruptcy Lawyer Adam Gomerman Offers Complimentary ...
Lawyer advises Utah employers regarding same-sex couples
Lawyer advises Utah employers regarding same-sex couples. Posted on: 9:17 pm, January 12, 2014, by Mark Green. Share this: Facebook · Twitter · Pinterest · LinkedIn · Google · Email. 11-07-same-sex-marriage. SALT LAKE CITY – Same-sex couples who ...
Moscow Apartment Of Prominent Chechen Lawyer Searched
MOSCOW -- Russia's Investigative Committee has confirmed reports that the Moscow apartment of a prominent Chechen lawyer was searched. In a statement issued on January 13, the Investigative Committee's press service said police had raided an ...
Bridge scandal: Wildstein to appeal contempt order, lawyer says
The wrestling match — and chess game — between David Wildstein and state Democrats leading the investigation into the bridge scandal will rage on this week, say lawyers on both sides of the divide. Wildstein, the embattled former Port Authority ...
“My Lawyer Says I Have a Good Claim against Zimmer NexGen”
“My Lawyer Says I Have a Good Claim against Zimmer NexGen” Mike is frustrated, to say the least, with his first orthopedic surgeon (he underwent revision surgery with another surgeon). “I really think some surgeons pick a company - in his case Zimmer ...
Inactive lawyer being sued for allegedly appearing active in law firms ...
Inactive lawyer being sued for allegedly appearing active in law firms ...
A-Rod's lawyer calls Anthony Bosch interview 'a charade'
"You know what? It's really easy to believable when you're not being cross-examined. It's really easy to be believable when you're not being asked by the interviewer from '60 Minutes' about his dealing (performance-enhancing) drugs to kids, and whether ...
Woman arrested with Blacksburg lawyer gets three years
The woman arrested last year with Blacksburg attorney Joseph Painter will serve three years in prison. Doris Ann Oliver, 22, a former client of Painter, pleaded guilty this morning in Montgomery County Circuit Court to possession or transportation of a ...
Banks won't make money off swaps settlement, lawyer asserts in Detroit ...
Banks won't make money off swaps settlement, lawyer asserts in Detroit ...
Lawyer: Josh Brent wasn't drunk in crash that killed Jerry Brown
DALLAS -- Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was not drunk, as police contend, when he wrecked his Mercedes in a crash that killed a teammate, Brent's lawyer told jurors Monday during his opening statement at Brent's trial. Brent is ...
Josh Brent's lawyer: He was “stupid” but not drunk
AP. The trial of former Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent, who is charged with intoxication manslaughter in the crash that killed teammate Jerry Brown, began today. And Brent's lawyer told jurors that while his client may have been driving ...
A-Rod's lawyer threatens more lawsuits after '60 Minutes' segment
NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A lawyer representing New York Yankees infielder Alex Rodriguez said Monday Rodriguez intends to attend the Yankees' 2014 spring training. Arbitrator Frederic Horwitz announced Rodriguez' 162-game ban from baseball ...
Lawyer: Mother of Missing Baby Not Guilty of Abuse
The lawyer for a Memphis woman whose 7-week-old daughter has been missing for five days says abuse and neglect charges against her should be dismissed, but he is preparing for the possibility that they could be upgraded to homicide. Memphis police ...
Lawyer: Mother of missing Memphis baby not guilty of abuse but could face ...
Lawyer: Mother of missing Memphis baby not guilty of abuse but could face ...
In embezzlement case, ex-state senator's lawyers push witness on credibility
WARWICK -- A lawyer representing a former state senator accused of embezzlement questioned the prosecution's key witness Monday in Superior Court, Kent County, repeatedly focusing on issues related to her credibility. Kimberly A. Porter, a former lover ...
Lawyer Doesn't See What's So Bad About Eating Pets
I've represented people doing more horrible things to other people. [A]t the end of the day, it's meat. I don't know why there's the outrage about cooking a cat. – Jenny Chaplinski, in defense of her client, Cody Mann, who was charged with animal ...
Lawyer argues before Supreme Court for access to client's presentencing report
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A new lawyer for a man convicted for armed robbery and other charges appealed to the Ohio Supreme Court after he was denied access to the presentencing report the trial court used when it sentenced his client. In the case, lawyers for ...
Kansas Panel Urges Lowest Penalty For Lawyer's Foul Tweets
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ A disciplinary panel has recommended the lowest possible penalty for a former Kansas courts research attorney who used foul language in tweets about former Attorney General Phill Kline. The special three-judge panel on Monday ...
The Senate's Lawyer Doesn't Participate in Senate-Related Litigation Anymore ...
The Senate's Lawyer Doesn't Participate in Senate-Related Litigation Anymore ...
Drew Peterson Lawyer Completes Appeal
Associated Press. Drew Peterson's lawyer argues in an appeal mailed Monday that a judge and a defense attorney made critical errors during the trial that ended with the former Chicago-area policeman convicted of killing an ex-wife, denying him a fair ...
Judge Criticizes Apple's Handling of Court-Appointed Lawyer
Apple's lawyer, Theodore Boutros, said Monday that Mr. Bromwich appeared particularly "fixated" on interviewing Al Gore, who sits on Apple's board, and that Mr. Bromwich's "inquisition" could hurt Apple's market share and ability to innovate. Mr ...
John Travolta's lawyer joins other side; suspended in case involving Travolta ...
John Travolta's lawyer joins other side; suspended in case involving Travolta ...
Josh Brent wasn't drunk, just 'stupid,' his lawyer says as trial begins
DALLAS — Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent wasn't drunk, as Irving police contend, when he wrecked his Mercedes in a crash that killed a teammate, Brent's lawyer told jurors Monday at the start of his trial. Brent was “guilty of being ...
Malvern lawyer charged with illegal wine sales
MALVERN A lawyer with an office on the Main Line has been charged with selling high-end wines without a liquor license, offering buyers their choice of varieties from a 97-page bottle list, according to the Chester County district attorney. Arthur ...
Tadjudin Loss-Dumping Claim Is Nonsense, BofA Lawyer Says
... increase his bonus is “complete nonsense,” the bank's lawyer said. John Liptak, the manager, had the Indonesian distressed-debt assets in his portfolio from his previous job at another bank, the lawyer Adrian Huggins said in Hong Kong's High Court ...
'Where is it?' Panicked 911 calls from wife of lawyer killed in mall ... - The Star-Ledger
'Where is it?' Panicked 911 calls from wife of lawyer killed in mall ...
On WFAN: A-Rod Lawyer Blasts Bosch 'Charade,' Threatens More Lawsuits
NEW YORK (WFAN) – A lawyer representing Alex Rodriguez is going on the attack against Major League Baseball after Biogenesis founder Anthony Bosch detailed the league's case against A-Rod in a bombshell “60 Minutes” interview. Joe Tacopina ...
Owner of Sylmar home where family died is distraught, lawyer says
The owner of a Sylmar property where a fire killed a family of four Monday is "very distraught" over the tragedy, her attorney said. Firefighters were called to the converted, metal-clad barn in the 13700 block of Eldridge Avenue about 4:30 a.m. After ...
A-Rod's lawyer says some tied to PEDs are 'god-like in Boston'
A-Rod's lawyer says some tied to PEDs are 'god-like in Boston'. By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer. January 14, 2014 3:21 PM ET. To hear A-Rod's attorney tell it, a player who's very popular in Boston is also linked to PED use. (USATSI). MORE: A-Rod ...
Lawyer for horse-slaughter plant says AG has sideline adviser
In an email to me, Dunn complained that Wilson let a private lawyer affiliated with the Human Society of the United States run the state attorney general's case against the horse plant. AG Gary King, a Democrat who is running for governor, sued Valley ...
In case before Supreme Court, lawyer argues disciplinary penalty is too harsh ...
In case before Supreme Court, lawyer argues disciplinary penalty is too harsh ...
NY Lawyer Asks Judge to Drop Indian Diplomat Case
A lawyer for an Indian diplomat who was strip-searched when arrested and then complied with a Department of State order to leave the United States has asked the trial judge to dismiss her case. Attorney Daniel Arshack says in papers filed Tuesday in ...
Hourly billing can make being a lawyer a drag
Now, after more than 28 years of tracking my time by tenths of an hour for billing purposes, I can say it with certainty: Had I known about hourly billing in 1982, I would never have become a lawyer. Why do I hate hourly billing so much? With apologies ...
Next Step In NFL Concussion Case
His remarks were all the more surprising because he sits on the players' executive committee -- a select group of lawyers charged with overseeing negotiations -- and represents roughly one-quarter of the original plaintiffs. Girardi's comments are part ...
Lawyer blasts concussion agreement
Hours after a federal judge rebuffed the proposed settlement of the NFL concussion lawsuit, an attorney representing 1,200 former players blasted the deal Tuesday, telling "Outside the Lines" he will recommend that a "substantial" number of his clients ...
Indian diplomat's lawyer asks judge to toss federal charges
A lawyer for an Indian diplomat who was charged with visa fraud last month after allegedly lying about what she paid her housekeeper has asked the trial judge to dismiss her case. Daniel Arshack, the attorney for Devyani Khobragade, argued that federal ...
Albuquerque lawyer honored with award
Albuquerque attorney Richard N. “Rick” Feferman not only returns phone calls to aspiring consumer lawyers, he also has been generous with his time in doing pro bono legal work in a technical area of law, his colleagues say. “He has won ground-breaking ...
'The Bachelor' -- Ditzy 'I Don't Like to Read' Lawyer Kicks ASS In Court [VIDEO]
Hot bachelorette Andi Dorfman REALLY sold herself short when she ditzily described herself as a lawyer who barely reads -- and TMZ has the proof ... video showing Andi kicking some ass in a huge murder trial involving a famous rapper and the Russian ...
Judge sanctions Bolus lawyer
The lawyer who helped businessman Bob Bolus try to block the University of Scranton's plans to build a new rehabilitation education center downtown must pay the legal bills and expenses the school ran up fighting the effort, a Lackawanna County judge ...
DeLeo lawyer rips vote-buy claim
CASE TWISTS: The case against former probation Commissioner John J. O'Brien, above, has surfaced shocking allegations and fevered denials, as well as a chance the presiding judge may have to recuse himself if O'Brien lawyer John Amabile calls the ...
A-Rod's lawyer gives a shoutout to David Ortiz's PED issues
A-Rod's lawyer gives a shoutout to David Ortiz's PED issues · Craig Calcaterra. Jan 15, 2014, 8:35 AM EST. 9 Comments. A-Rod's lawyer, Joe Tacopina, went on ESPN radio yesterday and reminded people that his client is not the first one to be linked to ...
Alex Rodriguez lawyer Joe Tacopina won't answer Bernie Kerik charges on ...
Alex Rodriguez lawyer Joe Tacopina won't answer Bernie Kerik charges on ...
Lawyer's letter regarding Gabryszak resignation statement
Lawyer John Batolomei wrote this letter, excerpted in Wednesday's TU, on behalf of his six clients who claim they were sexually harassed by Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak. The women intend to sue Gabryszak and the Assembly. A seventh woman, Caitrin ...
A-Rod's lawyer: I didn't dis Big Papi
A-Rod's lawyer: I didn't dis Big Papi. January, 15, 2014. Jan 15. 3:28. PM ET. By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com. Recommend0 · Tweet0 · Comments0 · Email · Print · video. In August, when Alex Rodriguez was hit by a pitch thrown by Red Sox starter ...
Hunter Can Still Sue NBA Players Union, Lawyer Says
Photograph: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images. Billy Hunter, the ousted National Basketball Players Association executive director, will be able to pursue his breach of contract claims against the union after a court ruling in Van Nuys, California, his ...
'The Bachelor' -- Lawyer's Opening Statement ... I'll Play Dumb for Juan Pablo ...
'The Bachelor' -- Lawyer's Opening Statement ... I'll Play Dumb for Juan Pablo ...
Musharraf needs heart treatment in US: lawyer
Musharraf, 70, has been a patient at the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology in Rawalpindi since January 2 after complaining of heart problems while on his way to court. Doctors diagnosed him with coronary artery disease. Another lawyer for Musharraf ...