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Hope Solo's Lawyer: US Goalie 'Not Guilty Of Any Crime,' Was Victim
Hope Solo's Lawyer: U.S. Goalie 'Not Guilty Of Any Crime,' Was Victim. by The Associated Press on Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 9:54PM. Share this: Fancred. Solo, goalkeeper from the U.S. women's olympic soccer team, laughs during a team training. SEATTLE ...
Lawyer can pay $1.1 million or spend 12 years in prison
Nitschke, an attorney-turned-felon from Newport Beach, went before an Orange County judge Friday to be sentenced for stealing more than $750,000 from nine people, including Clayton. As he turned toward the courtroom gallery and began to speak, Clayton ...
Charlotte lawyer is new UNC board chairman
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - A Charlotte lawyer has been elected chairman of the board that oversees the University of North Carolina system. The Board of Governors selected John Fennebresque on Friday. He is a 1970 UNC Chapel Hill undergraduate with a ...
Hope Solo Did Not Assault Sister, Nephew: Lawyer
Top Stories. Hope Solo Did Not Assault Sister, Nephew: Lawyer · Dog of Missing Firefighter Found Week After Search · Just Married! Katie Couric Weds Financier John Molner · Mormon Woman Facing Ousting Holds Vigil as Leaders Meet ...
Broward tax-appeal board to vote on job for politically connected lawyer
Broward's Value Adjustment Board will consider a resolution Monday to give a lucrative no-bid contract to the father of County Commissioner Martin David Kiar. Incumbent VAB legal counsel Monroe Kiar, who makes $225,000 a year, has asked the board to ...
Hamptons designated-driver service partners with lawyer
Hamptons designated-driver service partners with lawyer. By Page Six Team. View author archive · Get author RSS feed. Name(required). Email(required). Comment(required). June 22, 2014 | 11:48pm. Modal Trigger. Main Street Drivers is partnering with ...
Iowa-raised lawyer laid groundwork for Redskins case
He worked on the paper over the course of a year until he landed a job as a lawyer with Dorsey & Whitney in Minneapolis. While there the Atlanta Braves came to town to play the Minnesota Twins in the 1991 World Series. Protests on their mascot and name ...
University lawyer suggests student faked injuries after dorm ceiling collapsed ...
University lawyer suggests student faked injuries after dorm ceiling collapsed ...
Bernie Kerik Fights Back: Battle with Alex Rodriguez lawyer Joe Tacopina heats ...
Bernie Kerik Fights Back: Battle with Alex Rodriguez lawyer Joe Tacopina heats ...
Wyoming launches lawyer assistance program
The Wyoming State Bar recently launched the Wyoming Lawyer Assistance Program to help lawyers, judges and law students receive assistance for alcohol dependency, drug addiction and mental health problems. The ultimate goal is to protect clients from ...
Airline-crash lawyer defends her legal focus
When it comes to airplane crashes and the lawyers who try to win money for victims' families — and themselves — it can be a shark fest, because aviation cases are highly lucrative and rarely lost. Among those legal sharks is a self-described “piranha ...
US Judge Names Lawyer for Argentina Debt-Settlement Talks
The U.S. District Court has appointed Daniel Pollack, a lawyer with McCarter & English, to conduct settlement negotiations between Argentina and its holdout creditors, Judge Thomas Griesa said in an order on Monday. Mr. Pollack, who has been appointed ...
Dr. Robert Neulander's lawyer: It is "literally inconceivable" the doctor ...
Dr. Robert Neulander's lawyer: It is "literally inconceivable" the doctor ...
Lawyer For Friend Of Marathon Bombing Suspect Says He Turned Down Plea ...
Lawyer For Friend Of Marathon Bombing Suspect Says He Turned Down Plea ...
A $500000 theft costs Center City lawyer two years
A former estates and trusts lawyer with the firm of Spector Gadon & Rosen P.C. was sentenced to two years in federal prison Monday on charges that he stole $503,000 from client accounts from 2007 through 2012. The lawyer, Gomer Thomas Williams, also ...
Lawyer eyes insanity defense in campus attack
An attorney gave notice Monday that an insanity defense was being considered for a man charged with killing one student and wounding two others at a Seattle university. The verbal disclosure came at a hearing where suspect Aaron Rey Ybarra pleaded not ...
Saugerties lawyer disbarred, says he won't appeal ruling
SAUGERTIES >> A 64-year-old local lawyer said he has no plans to appeal his disbarment, which was handed down Friday. Reached Monday at the law office of Francello & Van Benschoten on West Bridge Street in the village of Saugerties, David B. Van ...
Macon lawyer wants to question Dallemand in Haiti
Romain Dallemand (Photo: 13WMAZ). 6 CONNECT 6 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. A lawyer representing a Macon family in a lawsuit wants to question former Bibb County school Superintendent Romain Dallemand in Haiti. A case surrounding ...
White House Lawyer to Testify About Lost IRS Emails
The Obama administration agreed late Monday to allow a White House lawyer to testify at a House hearing Tuesday about lost Internal Revenue Service emails, dropping its earlier objection. White House Counsel Neil Eggleston said in a letter that White ...
Lawyer: 'Want expert of our choice'
Donald Sterling's lawyer has asked that the start of the trial that will decide whether to approve the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer be postponed so that he can bring in a neurologist who will tell ...
New Lawyer: Tahmooressi's not getting out of Mexico jail soon
TIJUANA, Mexico — Fernando Benitez, Andrew Tahmooressi's new lawyer, asked people to be patient as he awaits a court hearing to be set in Tijuana. Benitez was hired last week and has begun preparing the case, which is laid out in hundreds and ...
China Activist to Stand Trial, Lawyer Says
HONG KONG — Prosecutors in southern China have decided to put on trial a well-known human rights campaigner, Yang Maodong, on charges of disrupting public order, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Mr. Yang and a co-defendant are likely to be the latest in a ...
Lawyer Says Friend Of Marathon Bombing Suspect Refused Plea Deal
BOSTON — A lawyer for a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect said Monday that he rejected a plea deal offered to his client, who he said “knows he's not guilty.” The defendant, Azamat Tazhayakov, and another man are accused of removing items ...
Christian woman detained in Sudan 1 day after being freed: lawyer
A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity and later freed has been detained at an airport while trying to leave the country on Tuesday, her lawyer said. Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was being held at the international ...
Edward Snowden's lawyer will keep your secrets
Kiriakou's lawyer is here too. Jesselyn Radack sits on the right side of the stage with a black dress and unruly blonde hair, a mic pack clipped to the top of one of her calf-high leather boots. She's here as Kirakou's representative, but also ...
After Mike Rowe Had a Disagreement With a Lawyer at a Liquor Store, He Went ...
After Mike Rowe Had a Disagreement With a Lawyer at a Liquor Store, He Went ...
Lawyer: New Mexico player gets rape charges tossed
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A lawyer says rape charges against a University of New Mexico football player and a community college student have been dropped. Defense attorney George Anthony Bleus said Tuesday that the Bernalillo County district attorney's ...
Bar asks state Supreme Court to suspend lawyer who claims microchip torture
The emergency petition contains a transcript of a May 16 hearing in U.S. District Court in Tampa, during which lawyer Janice L. Jennings, 55, voiced a belief that the opposing counsel in a case before the court had used the microchip to torture her ...
Jesse Friedman's lawyers cite new evidence in bid to open up notorious child ...
Jesse Friedman's lawyers cite new evidence in bid to open up notorious child ...
Prosecutors after Bernie Kerik and lawyer Tim Parlatore as legal fight with ...
Prosecutors after Bernie Kerik and lawyer Tim Parlatore as legal fight with ...
Nevada Supreme Court issues order to suspend convicted Las Vegas lawyer
Defense lawyer Brian Bloomfield as seen during his guilty plea in Clark County District Court on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. The Nevada Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday temporarily suspending Bloomfield, who pleaded guilty in District Court six ...
Lawyer Says Boy in Killing May Go Before Grand Jury
Noel's lawyers say that he was the victim of vicious bullying by Timothy and others, and that the deadly encounter outside Intermediate School 117 on Morris Avenue was the culmination of that unrelenting harassment. Prosecutors have taken a different ...
Grandma, lawyer stand by KFC story
Kelly Mullins, the grandmother of the 3-year-old Simpson County girl mauled by pit bulls in April, is aware that public sentiment has turned against her. She understands many choose to believe KFC's findings that there's no evidence a restaurant ...
Lawyer of alleged victim: Response by players' attorneys 'omits all of the ...
Lawyer of alleged victim: Response by players' attorneys 'omits all of the ...
Minor leaguer-turned-lawyer targets MLB in lawsuit
COLUMBIA, Mo. • In 2006, former Mizzou righthander Garrett Broshuis was in his third year of professional baseball. He was pitching in Norwich, Conn., for the Connecticut Defenders, a Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, which had chosen ...
Ex- IRS lawyer says tenure predates Lerner email loss news
A White House lawyer hauled in by House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa to talk about Lois Lerner's lost emails said her tenure predated that discovery, a message that didn't sit well with Republicans. Jennifer O'Connor of the White House ...
Prominent Pinellas lawyer Robert Tankel charged with molestation
For years, Robert Leon Tankel has been known as one of the most aggressive lawyers representing homeowners associations. Ownership groups had no stronger ally. Those who fell behind on their homeowner's maintenance fees or assessments had no ...
Lawyer: Alan Gross 'Plans to End His Life'
The wife and lawyer of Alan Gross, a U.S. government subcontractor serving a 15-year prison sentence in Cuba, said Wednesday they fear for his life even more after his mother's death from cancer last week. In Havana to visit her husband, Judy Gross ...
Alan Gross "plans to end his life," says lawyer of American jailed in Cuba
HAVANA -- The wife and lawyer of Alan Gross, a U.S. government subcontractor serving a 15-year prison sentence in Cuba, said Wednesday they fear for his life even more after his mother's death from cancer last week. In Havana to visit her husband, Judy ...
S.C. lawyer charged in Springfield insurance fraud case
A South Carolina lawyer who was named last year as an unindicted co-conspirator in an alleged health insurance fraud ring operating out of Springfield has now been charged, and might be cooperating with federal prosecutors in their case against others ...
Lawyer Who Represensted Brooks Known as Zealous Advocate
“He is incredibly committed, driven,” said Craig Ferguson, a lawyer who has worked with Laidlaw for 22 years at London-based firm 2 Hare Court. “He has an extraordinary energy about him and resilience. It marks him out from all others.” During Brooks's ...
Nigeria family forces atheist son into mental ward, lawyer says
LAGOS, Nigeria -- A staunchly Muslim family in northern Nigeria has forced their son into a mental hospital for declaring himself an atheist, according to a lawyer and supporters who have started an online campaign to #FreeMubarak. Chemical engineer ...
Chicago lawyer gets 15 years in prison in what government called history's ...
Chicago lawyer gets 15 years in prison in what government called history's ...
Chicago Lawyer Gets 15 Years in Big Tax Fraud Case
A Chicago-area lawyer and accountant labeled by the government as history's most prolific and unrepentant tax cheat was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison, and the judge bemoaned the "incredible greed" of some of America's wealthiest people for ...
Lawyer in $40 million Dixmoor 5 case: False confessions 'An epidemic'
As attorneys on Wednesday hailed a record settlement for the so-called Dixmoor Five, one of the wrongfully convicted men was checking out a brick house on a spacious lot in one of Chicago's southernmost suburbs. Robert Taylor liked the big garage ...
Has accused Route 57 crash homicide suspect finally found a lawyer he can ...
Has accused Route 57 crash homicide suspect finally found a lawyer he can ...
A new lawyer, a new legal strategy - and new hope - for the Marine jailed in ...
A new lawyer, a new legal strategy - and new hope - for the Marine jailed in ...
Uighur Scholar Will Fight Charges of Separatism in China, Lawyer Says
HONG KONG — Ilham Tohti, a prominent Uighur scholar charged with separatism after he repeatedly criticized China's increasingly uncompromising policies in Xinjiang, his ethnically divided homeland, told his lawyers on Thursday that he would fight the ...
Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many
The prominent human rights lawyer, 47, was attacked by masked men with guns and knives who stormed the walled compound where she lived in the eastern city of Benghazi, according to officials and news reports. She died a short time later in a hospital ...
Body found in Allegheny River ID'd as missing McCandless lawyer
Channel 11 News learned Thursday morning that a body found in the Allegheny River on the North Shore was identified as a missing McCandless lawyer. Officials identified the body as 54-year-old Martin Lazzaro, who was a personal injury lawyer. His ...