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APS trial: Lawyer fined for being tardy
At the outset of the trial, Baxter warned lawyers and defendants that they could face a $200 fine if they showed up late for court proceedings, which begin at 9 a.m. In past weeks, he has not carried through on that threat when some attorneys and at ...
Jameis Winston's Lawyer Posted the Accuser's Name On Twitter
David Cornwell, Jameis Winston's attorney, has defended his client aggressively. Part of that defense strategy has been disparaging the accuser and her attorney. Part of that defense strategy has been venting to his more than 5,000 Twitter followers, ...
Lawyer: Don't 'lump' Adrian Peterson in with Ray Rice, other NFL cases
The lawyer for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said on ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike that his client would be playing for the team now if it wasn't for the casino elevator video showing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking ...
Ex-Brewery Exec, Lawyer to Weigh Stadium Options
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has asked a former Anheuser-Busch executive and a prominent attorney to consider options for ensuring the future of the NFL in St. Louis. Nixon announced Wednesday that former brewery president David Peacock and attorney ...
Lawyer: A-Rod admitted steroid use to DEA
A lawyer for the University of Miami's former pitching coach says Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal investigators he used steroids. Attorney Frank Quintero Jr., who represents Lazaro Collazo in his defense of charges of conspiracy to distribute ...
Lawyer: Expect Mark Warner's lead to grow in Virginia
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner's lawyer, Marc Elias, said Wednesday that he is “100 percent” confident that the Democrat has won reelection despite the closeness of the count in his race against Republican Ed Gillespie. On a conference call with reporters ...
The Lawyer For A Football Player Accused Of Rape Exposed The Woman's ...
The Lawyer For A Football Player Accused Of Rape Exposed The Woman's ...
Lawyer accused of stealing clients' money
The investigation went public on Wednesday a little over a month after a prominent Jerusalem lawyer was arrested for stealing an estimated NIS 14 million from clients. Like Cohen, attorney Yaakov Fink specialized in real estate law. Fink signed a deal ...
Lawyer: A-Rod admitted steroids use to DEA
MIAMI — A lawyer for the University of Miami's former pitching coach said Wednesday that Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal investigators he used steroids supplied by the owner of a now-closed South Florida clinic. Attorney Frank Quintero Jr., who ...
Special Report: In oil baron's divorce, company lawyer plays star role
“It sounds like the corporation is part of the divorce case,” said Arnold Rutkin, a lawyer at Rutkin Oldham in Connecticut. Rutkin represented the wife of Gary Wendt, a former chief executive at the General Electric Capital unit of GE, in one of the ...
The Most Important Interview Question for a Young Lawyer
Every day, young lawyers and law students attend interviews hoping to attain that first big break into the legal profession. They put on their best suits. They double- and triple-check their résumés and writing samples. They meet with each member of ...
Ex-brewery exec, lawyer to weigh stadium options
CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former Anheuser-Busch executive and a prominent lawyer — both experienced in dealing with the NFL — have been tapped by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to consider options that will ...
Company Lawyer Plays 'Extraordinary' Role In Oil Tycoon's $17 Billion Divorce
From the bench, Special Judge Howard Haralson playfully tossed red and white peppermints to a lawyer sitting alone in the jury box who didn't represent either of the Hamms in the case. The man, Eric Eissenstat, serves as general counsel, senior vice ...
Lawyer Sanctioned $1M Over Smoking Reference
"I'm not only going to appeal the decision, I am going after everyone in this," Raynor said, adding that she is calling for an investigation into Panepinto and has met with lawyers to discuss lawsuits against Messa & Associates and Klehr Harrison ...
Judge suspended for improper relationship with lawyer
Judge suspended for improper relationship with lawyer. Superior Court Judge Melanie Donohue Appleby in Toms River has been suspended without pay for one month after the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled she had violated multiple canons of the code ...
Potential problems with Winston's lawyer tweeting accuser's name
Has Jameis Winston's attorney, David Cornwell, broken the law by tweeting the name of Winston's accuser? In a tweet dated Tuesday, November 4 at 7:08 p.m., Cornwell complained that Florida State University gave Winston's accuser 20 months to file a ...
Judge accused pregnant lawyer about doctor-ordered bed rest
White Plains federal Judge Kenneth Karas got fed up with a politically connected lawyer's bid to delay the upcoming corruption trial of state Sen. Malcolm Smith over her pregnancy, suggesting in a ruling Wednesday that she lied about needing doctor ...
Notes: Lawyer claims Alex Rodriguez admitted steroids use
A lawyer for the University of Miami's former pitching coach said Wednesday that Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal investigators he used steroids supplied by the owner of a now-closed South Florida clinic. Attorney Frank Quintero Jr., who represents ...
How One Lawyer's Crusade Could Change Football Forever
There are 1.27 million lawyers in the United States, one for about every 300 Americans — about 400,000 more of them than there are doctors. Their work is rarely glamorous, and especially for those just starting out in the profession, it can be ...
This Hotshot Lawyer Is Playing An Extraordinary Role In One Of The Biggest ...
This Hotshot Lawyer Is Playing An Extraordinary Role In One Of The Biggest ...
Immigrants facing deportation do better in court with a lawyer
Of the thousands of immigrants held in custody while awaiting deportation hearings in San Francisco, not many have lawyers. But those who do are three times as likely to win the right to remain in the United States, according to a new study by an ...
UK Spies Can Target Lawyer-Client Communications
British spies are allowed to intercept communications between lawyers and their clients, which are generally protected by strict rules of confidentiality, according to previously secret documents published Thursday. As part of an ongoing legal action ...
Lawyer: Expert's testimony raises reasonable doubt in medical researcher's ...
Lawyer: Expert's testimony raises reasonable doubt in medical researcher's ...
Lawyer: Reasonable Doubt in Pittsburgh Poison Case
Dr. Robert Ferrante's lawyer focused his closing argument on Wednesday's testimony from Dr. Cyril Wecht, who said conflicting blood test results and evidence Dr. Autumn Klein's death could have been due to natural causes led him to consider the cause ...
Exploding RV Refrigerators Spark A War Among Plaintiff Lawyers
Margarite Nix was asleep on the couch in her 40-foot house trailer in Sacramento, Calif. earlier this year when she woke to see flames shooting two to three feet out of her refrigerator. She shouted to her 80-year-old husband, John, and they both ...
Lawyer Beaten, Robbed in Downtown St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis police report no arrests and no leads after a gang of eight teenage boys attacked and robbed a lawyer downtown. It happened Monday just before 5 p.m. at 10th and Locust. The 32-year-old lawyer says the group of teens ...
Test finds home-invasion suspect Dante Viggiano mentally fit; lawyer to ... - Staten Island Advance
Test finds home-invasion suspect Dante Viggiano mentally fit; lawyer to ...
Hit-Man Charge Dropped Against AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd, Lawyer Says
Prosecutors have dropped a charge of trying to hire a hit man that had been filed against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, his lawyer said Friday, and the rock 'n' roll legend is considering "any possible remedies" to restore his reputation. Prosecutors in the ...
Perry mum in first court appearance; lawyer isn't
State District Judge Bert Richardson heard arguments over legal paperwork that was signed and filed, but Perry's lawyers believe it was not done in the proper order, placed in the correct folder or made readily available. The special prosecutor ...
Top Obama Lawyer Brings Anti-Israel Bias to High Court
zivotofsky The Obama administration's anti-Israel bias was on full display at the Supreme Court earlier this week. Its chief lawyer, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, offered an incredibly insulting analogy while arguing a case involving whether a U.S ...
UK intelligence agencies spying on lawyers in sensitive security cases
Their comments come after 28 extracts of internal intelligence policies showing how legally privileged material is handled by security officials were released to lawyers pursuing a claim through the IPT. The tribunal considers complaints against MI5 ...
AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Murder Plot Charge Dropped, Says Lawyer
A hit-man charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been dropped, his lawyer said Friday. Prosecutors in New Zealand's Tauranga district "formed the view that there was insufficient evidence to justify that charge," Paul Mabey, Rudd's lawyer, said in ...
Mayo: Tony Villegas trial delayed again in Rothstein lawyer murder case
Tony Villegas' long-delayed trial for the March 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein lawyer Melissa Lewis is off the rails again. Villegas, a former train conductor who has been held without bond for 6 1/2 years, has been deemed mentally unfit to stand trial ...
Afghan soldier fleeing US improperly denied by Canada, lawyer says
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Lawyers for one of three Afghan military officers facing deportation after sneaking away from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said he was improperly denied entry into Canada when he arrived at the border seeking refugee ...
Jameis Winston's lawyer seeks delay
The attorney for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has requested that university officials delay his upcoming student conduct code hearing, in which Winston potentially could face four violations for his involvement in an alleged sexual assault ...
Woman Alleging Her Lawyer Forced Her Into Sex Says She 'Had No Choice'
DENVER (CBS4) – A woman who has filed a lawsuit in Denver District Court against a Denver attorney told CBS4 she was forced into sex. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, said lawyer Charles Fife made her pay off her legal debt by bringing ...
Lawyer: Winston Requests Delay in FSU Hearing
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has requested a delay in the student code of conduct hearing scheduled for the week of Nov. 17, an attorney said Friday. John Clune, a lawyer for the woman who says Winston sexually assaulted her, confirmed the ...
Lawyer: Winston requests delay in FSU hearing
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has requested a delay in the student code of conduct hearing scheduled for the week of Nov. 17, an attorney said Friday. John Clune, a lawyer for the woman who says Winston sexually ...
Westerville lawyer accused of misconduct
A Westerville lawyer who once “prosecuted” attorneys accused of professional misconduct, and then later specialized in defending them, has been charged with misconduct himself. Kenneth Donchatz is accused of “taking advantage” of a client from whom he ...
An In-House Lawyer's Interesting Compliment For Cravath
You can train it to be a Cravath M&A lawyer. You can make it your own.” Will Watson and other forms of artificial intelligence take away all the lawyer jobs? Or will they improve the training of lawyers and make it easier and more enjoyable to practice ...
ACLU Lawyer: Illegal Immigrant Minors Fail to Appear in Court Because They ...
ACLU Lawyer: Illegal Immigrant Minors Fail to Appear in Court Because They ...
Lawyer denies wrongdoing in handling BP claims
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier heard Friday from one of the lawyers at the center of a probe into claims of fraud arising from a settlement of civil litigation following the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig disaster that sent millions of gallons of oil ...
Coach fired in WCC transcript scandal hires lawyer
His lawyer, Carolyn Minter, would not say anything about Fields or the transcript fraud that prompted WCC to suspend its men's basketball program last week. Fields has denied wrongdoing, writing in a text message Thursday to a reporter, "I'm not a ...
Lawyer accused of BP oil spill claims corruption defends payments, says he was ... - The Times-Picayune
Lawyer accused of BP oil spill claims corruption defends payments, says he was ...
Bin Laden Author's Penalties to Cost Millions, Lawyer Says
The lawyer, Matthew I. Fleischman, outlined these likely penalties in a lawsuit filed on Thursday against a law firm that Mr. Bissonnette contended had given him poor legal advice while helping him vet the book. All told, the suit says, Mr. Bissonnette ...
Pregnant Lawyer Requests Delay in New York Corruption Retrial
So Ms. Misir, a Long Island lawyer, has asked that an upcoming trial for one of her clients — set for about two months before her due date — be postponed. Doctors told Ms. Misir, 42, to “avoid stress, pressure and upsetting confrontations, which ...
President's Lawyer: Jerusalem = Crimea
But this week, the President's lawyer went much further than Nuland's nuances when on Monday he compared Jerusalem's status to that of Crimea. The Crimea is that portion of Ukraine overrun by pro-Russian rebels and effectively incorporated into the ...
Paralyzed man's lawyer calls for release of more video of police
A lawyer for a Camden man who was paralyzed during an encounter with police called Friday for authorities to release more video of the incident, repeating claims of police brutality and cover-up made in a suit. The Camden County Police Department has ...
The People's Lawyer: President Obama Nominates Loretta Lynch to be the Next ...
The People's Lawyer: President Obama Nominates Loretta Lynch to be the Next ...
Lawyer: Custody battle delayed domestic assault claims against Kurt Busch
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend waited nearly six weeks to file a domestic assault claim with police because she was locked in a custody battle over her son, the attorney for Patricia Driscoll said Saturday. Mark Dycio told USA TODAY ...