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Patriots records dispute resolved
FALL RIVER, Mass. -- A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez says a dispute over records the defense had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, though it's unclear whether the documents were turned over. Hernandez attorney Michael Fee said ...
Englewood family settles lawsuit over dog attack for $1 million, lawyer says
ENGLEWOOD — An Englewood boy attacked by a Rottweiler – as well as two family members who witnessed the assault – have been awarded a $1 million settlement, their attorney said. “It was a terrible episode for the entire family,” said Englewood ...
Lawyer ditches career to be 'doughnut hawker'
Anne Rucker used to be a lawyer, raking in a big shot salary. But now, she makes a different kind of dough and says she couldn't be happier. "I say I'm a recovering attorney now. I'm not practicing at all. I'm a full-time doughnut hawker," says the ...
Hernandez Lawyer: Dispute Resolved Over Records Sought From Patriots
FALL RIVER (AP) – A dispute over team records that lawyers for Aaron Hernandez had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, the defense said Tuesday, though it's unclear whether the documents were turned over. Hernandez attorney ...
Lawyer trades in career to be a 'doughnut hawker'
Anne Rucker used to be a lawyer, raking in a big shot salary. But now, she makes a different kind of dough and says she couldn't be happier. "I say I'm a recovering attorney now. I'm not practicing at all. I'm a full-time doughnut hawker," says the ...
Lawyer: Suspect in Animal Cruelty May Have Mental Issues
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A lawyer for a 24-year-old man accused of dismembering six dogs at two Reno motels says the former Reno High School student has "mental health issues" and may need a psychiatric evaluation before he goes to trial. Jason Brown has ...
Judge In 'Lord Of The Rings' Suit Denies Lawyer Disqualification Motion
The studio and its partner in early June filed a motion to have Fourth Age's lawyers, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP, disqualified the almost-2-year-old suit ”because the firm impermissibly gained access to privileged information in ...
Dame Dash Says Ol' Dirty Bastard's Lawyer Is Robbing Late Rapper's Family
And they don't know about how we're fighting Ol' Dirty Bastard's lawyer because he doesn't know what he's doing. And he got that kid thinking that I got his masters. Like it's retarded what Ol' Dirty Bastard's lawyer's doing…They wouldn't even let me ...
Georgia lawyer proposes changes to senior driving laws
An Atlanta-area lawyer wants to change Georgia law when it comes to elderly drivers. (Photo: WXIA) (Photo: WXIA). 779 CONNECT 6 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. ATLANTA -- An Atlanta-area lawyer wants to change Georgia law when it comes ...
Asheville lawyer's suspension stayed
Asheville lawyer Julia Sitton was suspended three years from practicing law after it was determined she accepted an extra $2,000 per month for her work on the campaign of former Gov. Bev Perdue. Order.JPG. A state commission granted a stay of the ...
Prosecutors Are Reading Emails From Inmates to Lawyers
But even as Mr. DiFiore sat in a jail cell, sending nearly daily emails to his lawyers on his case and his deteriorating health, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn sought to add another layer of evidence: those very emails. The prosecutors informed Mr ...
As Lawyer Questions Process, Claremont Seeks Investigator
Claremont — The attorney for a man who lost his home due to unpaid taxes said city employees didn't have a legal basis for removing personal property from the house because the city had not issued a proper eviction notice. Lebanon-based lawyer Brad ...
Lawyer in Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office violated state rules by ...
Lawyer in Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office violated state rules by ...
JetBlue pilot's lawyer: Taste in women is his crime
The JetBlue pilot busted on Boston Common between flights Sunday after cops said they found him with heroin and a homeless hooker may be guilty of his “poor choice in women,” but he's never laid a hand on illicit drugs, John Kirk Manwaring II's lawyer ...
State cites lawyer for permitting asbestos near neighborhood
CLIFTON – The state Department of Environmental Protection has issued a violation to a lawyer after spending tens of thousands of dollars to remove a container filled with asbestos and other construction debris that had been left exposed to the ...
Lawyer: Accused Elmwood killer's broken childhood, imprisoned dad reasons for ...
Lawyer: Accused Elmwood killer's broken childhood, imprisoned dad reasons for ...
New lawyer for Carl Herold in Huntsville multi-count child sex case, bond cut ...
New lawyer for Carl Herold in Huntsville multi-count child sex case, bond cut ...
Texas lawyer suing developer and homeowners' association over tree cutting in ...
Texas lawyer suing developer and homeowners' association over tree cutting in ...
Porch shooter's lawyer says he feared for his life
Jury selection for the trial against Theodore Wafer begins today in Detroit. Wafer shot and killed 19-year-old Renisha McBride November 2nd. Wafer is a white man. McBride was a black woman. McBride had a high blood alcohol level and had just crashed ...
Lawyer: Nazi war suspect dies as extradition OK'd
FILE - Undated file image shows the main gate of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz I, Poland, which was liberated by the Russians, January 1945. Writing over the gate reads: "Arbeit macht frei" (Work makes free - or work liberates). Johann Breyer ...
Lawyer in contraception case weighs in on new rulings
A Missouri lawyer who helped represent Hobby Lobby in its Supreme Court case on contraception this morning said Tuesday's two contradictory court rulings on the Affordable Care Act makes another review of the law by the high court more likely. In June ...
Nazi war suspect dies in Philadelphia as extradition approved, lawyer says
PHILADELPHIA -- An elderly Philadelphia man accused of Nazi war crimes and ordered to stand trial in Germany has died, his lawyer said. Attorney Dennis Boyle told CBS Philadelphia that Johann Breyer died Tuesday night at a Philadelphia hospital, ...
Lawyer: Nazi War Suspect Dies as Extradition OK'd
An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect has died, the night before a judge ruled that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial, his lawyer said Wednesday. Johann Breyer died Tuesday night at a Philadelphia hospital, attorney Dennis Boyle said ...
American Lawyer report: Former SEC lawyer Spencer Barasch is leaving ...
American Lawyer report: Former SEC lawyer Spencer Barasch is leaving ...
Twin Cities lawyer and investment adviser stole more than $2M from clients ...
Twin Cities lawyer and investment adviser stole more than $2M from clients ...
Defense lawyer takes issue with FOX6′s camera in court in Walgreens “smash ...
Defense lawyer takes issue with FOX6′s camera in court in Walgreens “smash ...
Porch Shooter's Lawyer Says He Feared for His Life
A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch was rocked out of sleep by a series of "boom, boom, boom" pounding sounds outside his home, causing him to grab a shotgun, open the front door and fire, a defense lawyer told jurors ...
Scarola tries to fire lawyer
Kupersmith stated in court papers that one reason for the denials was that Scarola did not consult his lawyer prior to filing. Lee said she could not comment on whether she knew the motions were filed before they were received by the court. In June ...
Microsoft's Top Lawyer: People Will Only Use Tech If They Trust It (video)
Microsoft is tussling with the Department of Justice over emails the government wants from a Microsoft online account in Europe. The company's General Counsel Brad Smith says the government is unfairly trying to enforce U.S. laws beyond the country's ...
Mayor's lawyer cops out
You'd think a former attorney for the Obama White House now serving as deputy counsel to the mayor of New York would know enough to wait until results are in to make any judgment about a sensitive death at the hands of police. Especially when his boss ...
Former NYPD commish hits setback in suit against ex-lawyer
She also said Kerik's request “appears to be nothing more than an attempt to end run around ordinary discovery procedures” in his pending malpractice suit against the celebrity lawyer, which alleges Tacopina knowingly allowed Kerik to perjure himself ...
Meet The Lawyer Who Decided To Battle Racism Outside Of The Courtroom
Meet The Lawyer Who Decided To Battle Racism Outside Of The Courtroom. Posted: 07/24/2014 7:33 am EDT Updated: 23 minutes ago. Print Article. Anurag Gupta is the founder and CEO of BE MORE, a nonprofit that aims to change the way people talk and ...
Cops furious over de Blasio lawyer's apology tweet to 'chokehold' victim
A top de Blasio administration lawyer infuriated cops by tweeting about how the city failed NYPD “chokehold” victim Eric Garner — even as the investigation into his death remains open. “RIP Eric Garner,” wrote Ian Bassin, a deputy counsel who earns ...
Iowa City lawyer appointed eastern Iowa judge
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A private practice lawyer in Iowa City who also works as an adjunct professor at University of Iowa has been appointed a district court judge by Gov. Terry Branstad. Branstad on Wednesday appointed Lars Anderson to the bench in ...
Arizona execution lasts nearly two hours; lawyer says Joseph Wood was ...
Arizona execution lasts nearly two hours; lawyer says Joseph Wood was ...
Bobby Jindal administration could block the state school board from hiring ...
Bobby Jindal administration could block the state school board from hiring ...
Arizona execution: Lawyer said inmate not in pain
The hearing included a defense lawyer, an attorney for the state and a judge. They discussed Wood's brain activity and heart rate, questioned if he was feeling any pain and talked about whether it would do any good to stop the execution while it was so ...
Lawyer Goes In For The Kill
Lawyer Goes In For The Kill. Alligator hunter was a novice until he was granted a rare permit to find and kill formerly endangered reptiles in South Georgia waters. Mary Helen Martin, Daily Report. July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments. share. share by mail ...
The Lawyer Who Helped Spark This Week's Affordable Care Act Rulings
Months after the Affordable Care Act became law, employment benefits lawyer Thomas Christina paced in his Greenville, S.C., office with its oil portrait of a greenhouse. He was reading the statute to learn its impact on clients. By his reading, the ...
NJ Judge Removes Pro Hac Vice Lawyer for Signing Court Papers
In a case that illustrates the potential pitfalls out-of-state attorneys face when practicing pro hac vice, a New York lawyer defending a New Jersey lawsuit was removed from the case after he signed papers that were to be signed only by a lawyer ...
Debra Harrell back on her job at McDonald's, lawyer says
Debra Harrell, who was arrested earlier this month after she left her 9-year old daughter at a park near the family home while she went to work as a McDonald's shift manager, is back on the job, according to her lawyer. In an e-mail Thursday, her ...
"Lawyer & lawmaker" billboard raises eyebrows
law ATLANTA-- Ronnie Mabra is a lawyer. He's also a lawmaker. Drive up the downtown connector, and a billboard advertising his personal injury and wrongful death practice tells passersby that he is a lawyer and lawmaker. Georgia legislators earn part ...
As Inmate Died, Lawyers Debated If He Was in Pain
The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes. They discussed the brain activity and heart ...
Lawyer for tot's family rips EEC over lock emails
A lawyer for Daylan Walker's family railed against state officials after internal emails revealed the agency in charge of day care facilities mistakenly told a Dorchester provider she could not lock the door the 2-year-old boy used to escape before his ...
Lawyers And Judge Discussed Joseph Wood's Prolonged Execution In ...
Lawyers And Judge Discussed Joseph Wood's Prolonged Execution In ...
Lawyers debated as Ariz. execution lingered
FLORENCE, Ariz. — As a condemned Arizona murderer gasped for more than 90 minutes in the death chamber, a judge convened an emergency hearing in which a state lawyer assured him that the inmate was comatose and not feeling any pain, according ...
Lawyer: Claims of botched circumcision are untrue
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Two doctors deny claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision, one of their lawyers said Friday. Defense lawyer Will Axon said allegations in a lawsuit filed ...
French lawyer files complaint against Israel at ICC
A French lawyer said on Friday that he had filed a complaint on behalf of the Palestinian justice minister at the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing Israel's military of having carried out “war crimes” in the Gaza Strip. More than 800 ...
McDaniel lawyer: legal challenge 'slightly delayed'
Mitch Tyner, attorney for Chris McDaniel, says an expected legal challenge by McDaniel of the June 24 GOP primary runoff won't be filed today. Tyner last week had said he expected to file a challenge of McDaniel's loss to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran ...
Penis Amputation Accusation False Claims Doctors Lawyer
Penis amputation without consent claims that were made by a man in Birmingham, Alabama are false according to the lawyer of the doctors involved. 56-year-old Johnny Lee Banks accused doctors of removing his penis without his consent during a ...