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Cop-killer calls lawyers 'a-- clowns,' loses counsel right
He took a life sentence plea in 2012. He was appointed a lawyer for his appeal, and a month later, the convict demanded a new attorney. The second lawyer quit over an "irreparable breakdown in the attorney-client relationship,” according to court ...
Colombia's fugitive ex-spy chief to surrender, lawyer says
Colombian former intelligence chief Maria del Pilar Hurtado, charged with illegal spying on journalists, judges and politicians, has decided to surrender after Interpol issued a Red Notice for her apprehension, her attorney said Friday. "She says she ...
Lawyer Wants Reporter to Reveal Details in James Brown Case
In a letter to Summer's attorney, Hynie's lawyer Robert Rosen said the diary is covered by a gag order. Rosen says it contains the writings of someone in distress and to publish them would be morally wrong. Last week, a judge ruled Hynie was legally ...
Lawyer charged in United Hebrew Cemetery swindle sentenced in Connecticut ...
Lawyer charged in United Hebrew Cemetery swindle sentenced in Connecticut ...
Jeffco board lawyer: emails can be deleted
Jeffco Public Schools should adopt a policy that spells out how long board members should retain emails they send or receive, the board's lawyer said Thursday night. That policy could say emails must be kept indefinitely. Or it could allow board ...
Ridgefield lawyer sentenced to six months in federal prison
A Ridgefield lawyer who once served as a prosecutor in New York will be spending time in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill sentenced Timothy Griffin, 55, to six months in prison followed by one year of supervision by the U.S ...
Man charged in California family's deaths will be own lawyer
Charles "Chase" Merritt, 57, asked to act as his own lawyer in the hope of speeding up proceedings because he has congestive heart failure, said Robert Ponce, his former attorney. He said the case also was causing financial trouble for Merritt and his ...
Lawyer: Mom remorseful over newborn's death in garage
An Eastpointe woman charged with murder after her newborn baby's body was discovered at a recycling center is “very remorseful” about the boy's death, her attorney said Friday. Angela Alexie, jailed on $1 million bond, has given permission to ...
UPDATE: Gun dealer's lawyer talks lawsuit
The Connecticut lawyer for a Rutland County gun dealer said Saturday they plan to pursue possible claims against a national gun safety group that conducted a recent sting operation for illegal gun purchases in Vermont. Attorney Rachel Baird said Bobby ...
Get free legal advice during Ask-A-Lawyer Day
CARY, N.C. – The Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar will be providing free legal advice to the public during the annual Ask-A-Lawyer Day event on Saturday. In Greensboro, which will have with Spanish translators, the event is from 10 a.m ...
Pa. Supreme Court disbars Philadelphia lawyer Willie Lee Nattiel Jr.
A once-prominent Philadelphia African American lawyer has been disbarred by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court after failing to respond to professional and ethical complaints. The action, which takes effect Feb. 28 and strips Willie Lee Nattiel Jr. of his ...
Coalition lawyer criticizes call for drug crackdown
And it's “not going to do anything to reduce poverty or improve the conditions of people in those neighborhoods,” said Ian Mance, a lawyer for the Southern Coalition for Social Justice. Mance was reacting to one of the “action plans” that emerged ...
Lawyer Mary Luros appointed to City Council
After a marathon interview session Saturday, the Napa City Council picked business lawyer Mary Luros to fill the board's vacant seat. Luros, 32, was selected after a six-hour special council meeting to fill the spot created after former Councilman ...
Weekend Reading: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Lawyer, A Men's-Rights Icon, and More
When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev goes to trial for his alleged participation in the Boston Marathon bombing, the person sitting beside him will be the defense lawyer Judy Clarke, whom Scott Helman wrote about for the Boston Globe. Clarke and a handful of other ...
Lawyer: Mom remorseful over death of newborn
Lawyer: Mom remorseful over death of newborn. Lawyer: Mom remorseful over death of newbornAngela Alexie, jailed in Macomb County on a $1 million bond, has given permission to authorities to bury the child, attorney Steve Kaplan said. Michigan; 2 hours ...