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Lawyer: Navy Sexual-Assault Case Will Move Forward
A lawyer representing a former Naval Academy football player accused of sexual assault says the case against his client is going forward after a military judge rejected a request to dismiss it for lack of evidence. The judge overseeing the case, Col ...
Walker fires top DOT lawyer after emails reveal lewd press release prank from ...
Walker fires top DOT lawyer after emails reveal lewd press release prank from ...
Google's Top Lawyer, David Drummond, on OZY
David Drummond, the search giant's top lawyer, rarely gives interviews, but few people have clearer insight into what it's been like to watch the company grow, how it makes decisions about where to invest next and, moreover, what's ahead for Silicon ...
Uighur professor could face death sentence in China: lawyer
"To a degree, his name has already been blackened in the court of public opinion," Tohti's lawyer Li Fangping said by telephone from Urumqi, where he said he has not been allowed to see his client after a month and a half in detention. "We'll have to ...
Trial Begins For Lawyer Charged With Rape At W Hotel
The woman, who took the stand at the start Bergamino's trial Tuesday, said she could smell the alcohol on the lawyer's breath and noticed he was slurring his speech as he assaulted her, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. Authorities contend Bergamino ...
Lawyer: Teen rape case should be in juvenile court
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Lawyers for a Somerville teenager charged with using a broomstick to rape another student at a Berkshire County sports camp want their client tried in juvenile court. Attorneys for 17-year-old Galileo Mondol asked a judge Tuesday ...
Lawyer, sportsman and mayor: Erlanger Mayor Tom Rouse has roots & a family ...
Lawyer, sportsman and mayor: Erlanger Mayor Tom Rouse has roots & a family ...
Lawyer: Navy Sex Assault Case Will Move Forward
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer representing a former Naval Academy football player accused of sexual assault says the case against his client is going forward after a military judge rejected a request to dismiss it for lack of evidence. The judge ...
Lawyer: Couple in polygamous community caused own troubles
Lawyer: Couple in polygamous community caused own troubles. By Jim Dalrymple II. | The Salt Lake Tribune. First Published 3 hours ago • Updated 31 minutes ago. Phoenix, Ariz. • Life was tough for a family living without water in a mostly polygamous ...
Frasch's lawyer says doctor not involved in wife's death
Update: Frasch's lawyer says doctor not involved in wife's death. Feb. 26, 2014 3:37 PM |. Comments · Tweet. Email; Print; Share. LinkedIn; Tumblr; StumbleUpon; Reddit; Del.icio.us; Digg. A; A. Adam Frasch arrives at Leon County Jail: Adam Frasch ...
Most lawyer jobs at AG's office require three years' experience
Traditionally, the state attorney general has been a lawyer, though according to the Secretary of State's office, the Texas Constitution doesn't require a law license or legal experience for the job, which was created in 1845, when legal qualifications ...
Lawyer in $1.7M embezzlement wants out
Her attorney, Wolodymyr Strileckyj, filed a motion to withdraw as her legal representation because Blevins failed to “substantially fulfill an obligation, financial or otherwise, to the lawyer regarding the lawyer's services,” he said. A judge approved ...
Lawyer on trial for sexual assault takes witness stand
A real estate attorney on trial on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in her Gold Coast hotel room denied on the witness stand Wednesday that he coated his hands with lip balm after his arrest to thwart investigators, saying he was only cleaning up ...
Lawyer tied to Ukraine's Yanukovich says he's cooperating with authorities
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reinhard Proksch, an Austrian lawyer with financial dealings linked to leaders in former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's government, said on Wednesday he is eager to cooperate with international authorities to freeze their ...
Zimmerman lawyer seeks change in Florida trials on 'stand your ground' law
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - The lawyer for acquitted killer George Zimmerman said the rules for Florida murder trials should be changed so jurors are only instructed to consider the lenient standards of the state's "stand your ground" self-defense law ...
Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict
In 2011, Prince George's County Del. Benjamin S. Barnes became a partner in one of the state's busiest workers' compensation firms. The lawmaker wrote a three-word disclosure in blue ink on his state ethics forms, and began working on legislation that ...
Local lawyer Tober finds success in, out of courtroom
Over four decades, Steve Tober has thrived as a lawyer. In recent years, the local attorney has gained statewide and national prominence. Tober, 64, heads Tober Law Offices in Portsmouth. In addition to serving as president of the New Hampshire Bar ...
'The Bachelor' Lawyer Vanishes in Court To Become New Bachelorette
There have been rumors Andi Dorfman -- the smoking hot lawyer lady who dumbed herself down to impress "Bachelor" Juan Pablo -- will become the next "Bachelorette". So here's our smoking gun that it's true. Andi is currently in the middle of a murder ...
China denies detained Uighur professor access to lawyer
The lawyer for Ilham Tohti, a professor who has championed the rights of Xinjiang's large Muslim Uighur minority, said he was given a notice that he could not meet his client, in detention in the region's capital, Urumqi. Tohti's case is the latest ...
Ex-ABN Amro Lawyer Sues for Race Bias Over 'Black Sheep' Remarks
ABN Amro Group NV's former top lawyer in the U.K. sued the Dutch lender for race discrimination over her treatment by an executive who allegedly said “let's talk about all things black” and claimed he couldn't see her in a photograph. Angela Cobbina ...
DC telecom lawyer races to front lines in global disasters
As a telecom lawyer, Paul Margie comfortably operates in the climate-controlled offices and white-tablecloth establishments of Washington. But when disaster strikes somewhere else in the world, he goes to the heart of havoc to set up emergency phone ...
Lawyer for Louisville signee responds following felony charges
Attorney Robert Watson told WPBF-TV in West Palm Beach the case should not have been made public by the Fort Pierce police department because the 17-year-old Rhaheed-Muhammad is a minor. The signee is alleged to have impregnated a 14-year-old ...
Lawyer for Petaluma slaughterhouse co-owner speaks up
(02-26) 18:47 PST PETALUMA -- The lawyer for one of the owners of Rancho Feeding Corp., the Petaluma slaughterhouse that is under criminal investigation for allegedly killing and selling tainted beef, said Wednesday the company is cooperating with ...
Argentina Lawyer Says U.S. Ruling Threatens Bond Markets
An American court ruling centering on Argentina's defaulted bonds poses a “dire threat” to sovereign debt markets, said Paul Clement, the lawyer asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the case. Speaking publicly on the case for the first time since ...
Florida man gets lawyer's home after attorneys abandon him in jail, take life ...
Florida man gets lawyer's home after attorneys abandon him in jail, take life ...
Lawyer: Teacher films autistic boy in distress, shares video "for laughs"
Lawyer: Teacher films autistic boy in distress, shares video "for laughs". An Oaktree Elementary teacher allegedly shot video of a 5th grade child after he got his head stuck in a chair. WNEM/YouTube. Shares. Tweets; Stumble. Email; More +. GOODRICH ...
Bitcoin Charges Improper Under Florida Law, Lawyer Says
Two Florida men charged with using the online currency Bitcoin in an alleged money-laundering scheme did nothing illegal because state law covers only money issued by the U.S. or another country, their lawyers said. Pascal Reid, 29, and Michell Abner ...
Bridge scandal lawyer questions Fort Lee mayor for hours
TRENTON — An attorney for the state legislative committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal questioned Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich in a four-hour interview today. “I can confirm that Mayor Sokolich voluntarily met with counsel to the ...
Lawyer: Deonte Thompson's felony possession of marijuana charge being ...
Lawyer: Deonte Thompson's felony possession of marijuana charge being ...
A Win For Fair Use After Record Label, Copyright Lawyer Settle
An Australian record label that threatened to sue one of the world's most famous copyright attorneys for infringement has reached a settlement with him. The settlement includes an admission that Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law School professor, had the ...
Andi Dorfman Quits Job As Lawyer To Start Filming 'The Bachelorette'
Andi Dorfman, 26, was bitten by the reality TV bug after being on season 18 of The Bachelor, and has since taken a break from practicing law to start filming for the next season of The Bachelorette. The established lawyer is great at her job but has ...
Lawyer in Hernandez suit cites 'other witnesses'
Lawyer in Hernandez suit cites 'other witnesses'. Lawyer in Hernandez suit cites 'other witnesses'. 022714hern005.jpg. Photo by: Matt West. GRIEVING DADS: Plaintiffs Ernesto Abreu, above, and Salvador Furtado, not pictured, meet the media to announce a ...
Google's Top Lawyer, David Drummond, on OZY
In part two of his OZY interview, Google's top lawyer, David Drummond, explains the thought process behind paying big to buy up companies most of the public has never heard of and that even Google employees might find questionable. It may seem ...
Cambodian jailed over poll protests, lawyer says he was tortured
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian court sentenced a man to a year in prison on Friday for attacking police and destroying public property during protests over election results last year, but his lawyer said torture was used to extract a confession ...
Chamber attacks Simpson's 'trial lawyer' opponent
"Trial lawyer Bryan Smith stood in the way when conservatives tried to end junk lawsuits in Idaho. Smith opposed doctors, ranchers and small businesses, protecting his fellow trial lawyets instead. Trial lawyers like Bryan Smith are a part of the ...
Court papers not yet filed in Richland elections case, lawyer says
COLUMBIA, SC — The South Carolina Public Interest Foundation has not filed paperwork to keep the Richland County elections board from conducting further business. At least one television news outlet carried a story Thursday night that was wrong, ...
DENR chief, environmental lawyer go toe to toe over NC's coal ash problems
Raleigh, N.C. — North Carolina's top environmental regulator and the lawyer for a group that has pressured the state to force the cleanup of dozens of coal ash ponds exchanged some heated words Friday morning after the taping of WRAL News' public ...
Lawyer 'Bachelorette' Boss Stunned She's Leaving for Dating Show
New "Bachelorette" Andi Dorfman has stunned her boss -- the D.A. of Fulton County -- by bailing in the middle of a murder trial to appear on a TV show ... but he's grudgingly giving her a shot at stardom. TMZ obtained the letter written by Fulton ...
Prosecutors: Lawyer on trial for sex assault tried to destroy DNA evidence
Cook County prosecutors told jurors today that an attorney on trial on sexual assault charges tried to destroy DNA evidence by rubbing lip balm on his hands while in custody at a Chicago police station, ridiculing his claim that he was “son of a ...
Jury deliberates case of lawyer accused of sexual assault
A real estate attorney Friday night was found guilty of criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual abuse for his predatory attack on a young out-of-town woman at the W Chicago Lakeshore. Anthony Bergamino, who was accused by Cook County prosecutors ...
Man Arrested For Posing As Immigration Lawyer In Fla.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A man is behind bars for allegedly posing as an immigration lawyer in Florida, stealing about $100,000 from various victims. Ronaldo Varela Melo, 38, was in bond court Friday facing charges of grand theft, fraud, and misrepresenting ...
Florida man gets lawyer's home after attorneys leave him to rot in jail
​A Florida man has found himself living in the three-bedroom home of his former attorney after a federal judge said that the two lawyers who represented him in a 2008 drug case demonstrated the “most outrageous” conduct he'd ever seen. Now Patrick ...
Hampshire Bar Association offers "Dial-a-Lawyer" March 12
The association runs two “Dial-a-Lawyer” nights every year, according to attorney John Drake, dishing out advice to people hoping their troubles don't make it as far as the courtroom. “Dial-a-Lawyer” supplements the association's year-round Lawyer ...
Vitor Belfort's lawyer says random NSAC test results 'not relevant'
Belfort's lawyer, Neal Tabachnick, responded to an email request from MMAjunkie by writing, “The test is not relevant as Vitor is not applying for a license to fight in Nevada at this time.” Tabachnick explained Belfort's removal by reiterating an ...
San Jose lawyer loses bid for new trial on money laundering charges
Embattled San Jose lawyer Jamie Harley has lost another round in her bid to avoid a felony money laundering conviction. Harley is not entitled to a new trial based on her allegation that the jury foreman was biased and failed to disclose his criminal ...
Disbarred Twin Cities lawyer charged with swindling occupants of foreclosed ...
Disbarred Twin Cities lawyer charged with swindling occupants of foreclosed ...
4 SF cops deny corruption charges as lawyer questions case
Page 1 of 1. Four veteran San Francisco police officers denied federal charges of drug-dealing, theft and corruption Friday, while one of their lawyers questioned the timing of the charges. "Why in the world has it taken ... three years to file these ...
Conned Florida Inmate Gets Former Lawyer's Home
In addition to successfully halving Coulton's sentence, he also found out that Coulton should have never paid more than $50,000 for the original “services” that he was provided by cunning lawyers. But now, Coulton is not only rebuilding his life but ...