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'Suge' Knight given time to hire new lawyer, appears in court in wheelchair
FILE - In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Marion "Suge" Knight arrives in court for a hearing about evidence in his murder case, in Los Angeles. Knight appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday April 8, 2015, in a wheelchair and was given time by ...
Second woman arrested in DC lawyer's stabbing death - DC News FOX 5 DC ...
Second woman arrested in DC lawyer's stabbing death - DC News FOX 5 DC ...
P.J. Williams' lawyer: He had some drinks, but was designated driver
Florida State cornerback P.J. Williams has pleaded not guilty to last week's DUI charges, and his lawyer said the case won't be completed before the NFL Draft. Attorney Jonathan Simon told TMZ that Williams was the designated driver for friends the ...
Second suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of lawyer at DC hotel
D.C. police on Wednesday arrested a second suspect in connection with the stabbing death of a 30-year-old lawyer who was found dead in a downtown Washington hotel room nearly two months ago. Dominique Johnson, 19, was arrested about 7:45 a.m. ...
Lawyer disciplinary office investigating Morrisey
“It's under investigation,” said Rachael Cipoletti, chief lawyer for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. “Right now, there's one open investigation against Mr. Morrisey.” Morrisey inherited the drug company lawsuits from ousted Attorney General Darrell ...
Comedian conned Birmingham City Council and lawyer out of $18670 for bogus ...
Comedian conned Birmingham City Council and lawyer out of $18670 for bogus ...
China's 'Barefoot Lawyer' And His Great Escape
Chen is now in the U.S. and describes his experiences in a new book, Barefoot Lawyer — barefoot because he had no formal legal training and worked as a grass-roots rural activist. In the book, he tells the story of growing up blind in a poor farming ...
Chinese Police Seeking Charges Against Detained Women's Activists, Lawyer ...
Chinese Police Seeking Charges Against Detained Women's Activists, Lawyer ...
As a Private Lawyer, Ted Cruz Defended Companies Found Guilty of Wrongdoing
After serving over five years as the state of Texas' top lawyer, Cruz in 2008 joined the Houston office of the high-powered, international law firm Morgan Lewis to lead its Supreme Court and national appellate practice. He stepped down as a partner in ...
Dr. Neulander's lawyer Edward Z. Menkin answers reader questions
He offered these caveats: he won't answer any question that he deems "inappropriate or invasive of Dr. Neulander's attorney-client privilege" and the lawyer's responses are his own and not to be taken as statements by or for the Neulander or London ...
Man shoots judge, lawyer, co-defendant in Milan courthouse
MILAN (Reuters) - A man on trial for bankruptcy shot dead a judge, a lawyer and a co-defendant in the Palace of Justice in central Milan on Thursday, emergency services said. Police arrested the man, whom they named as Claudio Giardiello, in Vimercate, ...
Man kills lawyer, judge, co-defendant at Milan courthouse
MILAN – A man on trial for fraudulent bankruptcy opened fire in Milan's courthouse Thursday, killing his lawyer, a co-defendant and a judge before being captured nearly 16 miles away as he fled on a motorbike, officials said. As the shots rang out in ...
Walk of a lifetime: Atlanta lawyer turns into caddie at Masters
Gunn Yang (left) and his caddie Richard Grice worked together at last year's U.S. Amateur Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club and will reunite next week at the Masters. CURTIS COMPTON / [email protected] ...
Defense lawyer: Pakistani court orders release of alleged Mumbai attack ...
Defense lawyer: Pakistani court orders release of alleged Mumbai attack ...
Today's Tech: How A Criminal Defense Lawyer Uses Trial Presentation ...
Today's Tech: How A Criminal Defense Lawyer Uses Trial Presentation ...
BREAKING NEWS FROM MOTHER JONES: Ted Cruz Was A Lawyer
If you think that's the very definition of the word “lawyer,” well… That's just, like, your opinion, man. As you may recall, last year Hillary Clinton had to answer for one of her cases as a lawyer. Speaking only for myself, I didn't criticize her for ...
South Carolina Cop Deserves a Better Lawyer
The correct ethical response to the video of Officer Michael Slager shooting Walter Scott in the back is to condemn the crime -- with one exception. The exception is Slager's attorney, who has an ethical obligation as a lawyer to defend his client, not ...
South Carolina officer deserves a better defense lawyer
The correct ethical response to the video of Officer Michael Slager shooting Walter Scott in the back is to condemn the crime — with one exception: Slager's attorney, who has an ethical obligation as a lawyer to defend his client, not to abandon him ...
US liable in death of lawyer Dershowitz's sister-in-law: judge
(Reuters) - A Manhattan federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government is liable for the accidental death of the sister-in-law of prominent criminal defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz. Marilyn Dershowitz, 68, was crushed to death by a U.S. Postal Service ...
Tsarnaev's Lawyer Faces Perhaps Her Biggest Challenge Yet
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney is renowned for keeping her high-profile clients off death row, but Judy Clarke could face her most daunting challenge yet in trying to save the Boston Marathon bomber from execution. Most of Clarke's past successes hinged ...
Thabo Sefolosha's Lawyer -- 'Video Speaks For Itself' ... Expects Case to Be ...
Thabo Sefolosha's Lawyer -- 'Video Speaks For Itself' ... Expects Case to Be ...
Son of 'Serial' subject's lawyer defends mother
He tuned in to the series and heard the narrator describe how M. Cristina Gutierrez, once one of Baltimore's most respected criminal defense lawyers, did not focus on evidence that many now believe could have kept her client, Adnan Syed, from being ...
Man on trial for bankruptcy kills lawyer, judge, co-defendant inside Milan ...
Man on trial for bankruptcy kills lawyer, judge, co-defendant inside Milan ...
Who's paying for Michael Slager's heavy-hitting defense lawyer?
On Wednesday, Andy Savage, a prominent and high-powered Charleston defense lawyer, announced he's representing Slager, who was charged with murder after video emerged showing him shooting Walter Scott eight times as Scott fled. Slager's previous ...
Lawyer Says Suspected Pakistani Mastermind in 2008 Mumbai Attacks Has ...
Lawyer Says Suspected Pakistani Mastermind in 2008 Mumbai Attacks Has ...
Pakistan court frees on bail accused mastermind of Mumbai attack: lawyer
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani court freed on bail on Friday a man accused of plotting a 2008 assault on India's financial capital Mumbai that killed 166 people, his lawyer said. The move provoked a sharp rebuke from India, which warned that ...
Wrong-way cop was stressed, dealing with parents' divorce, lawyer said in 2013 ...
Wrong-way cop was stressed, dealing with parents' divorce, lawyer said in 2013 ...
Price Gets 2nd Public-Financed Lawyer
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Taxpayers will foot an even bigger bill for the defense of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price. U.S. Magistrate Renee Toliver on Friday morning appointed public defender Chris Knox as a second public-financed lawyer ...
Pentagon's Top Lawyer: Our Current War Law Still Works, But We Need a Better ...
Pentagon's Top Lawyer: Our Current War Law Still Works, But We Need a Better ...
Lawyer of South Carolina Cop in Shooting Case Says Authorities Aren't ...
Lawyer of South Carolina Cop in Shooting Case Says Authorities Aren't ...
Lawyer, Central Catholic basketball star
He attended Harvard Law School and was a partner and business lawyer at Foley & Lardner in Milwaukee. Mr. Marotta also was secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration under then-Gov. Jim Doyle from 2003-05. He was the chairman of the ...
Jameis Winston's lawyer David Cornwell says Florida State QB needs to mature ...
Jameis Winston's lawyer David Cornwell says Florida State QB needs to mature ...
Lawyer objects to settlement by Tween as yielding customers 'peanuts'
Central Ohio lawyer Sean Costello has filed an objection to a proposed $6 million settlement of an Ohio class-action suit against Tween Brands, the owner of Justice stores. In a filing this week, Costello argues that the settlement is rigged against ...
Lawyer: Worcester officer accused of racist comment may have PTSD
While declining to identify Mr. Jones by name, Hector E. Pineiro, a local lawyer who has filed many lawsuits against Worcester police alleging police brutality, confirmed Thursday night that the complainant in the case was his client. He said the man ...
Lawyer: Beach police may have violated client's rights
The attorney for Courtney Griffith, 18, seen at right in a screen grab from a YouTube video, said he's looking into whether his client's civil rights might have been violated during a traffic stop. The event was captured on cellphone video. View full ...
Lawyer: Worcester Policeman Accused of Beating Prisoner May Have PTSD
A lawyer for the Worcester police officer accused of beating a shackled prisoner and making a racist comment said in court that the officer may be suffering from PTSD from his time in the Army. Michael Motyka entered not-guilty pleas in Worcester ...
Midstate priest who became psychologist, lawyer and friend of the ...
Midstate priest who became psychologist, lawyer and friend of the ...
Lawyer: Client fairly well after Calif. deputy beating
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The attorney for a Southern California man who was beaten by several sheriff's deputies following a 2½ hour-long chase involving a stolen horse said Saturday that his client is doing fairly well while receiving medical ...
Jim Greenberg, influential York lawyer, loses battle with cancer
(York) -- Jim Greenberg, an influential York lawyer known as a compassionate friend and father of three, died Saturday morning, according to a news release and co-workers at the firm Katherman Briggs & Greenberg. Greenberg, 54, who was a partner with ...
Nelly's Lawyer Issues A Statement On Meth Accusations
After Nelly's Saturday arrest in Tennessee on charges of felony possession of drugs, simple possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia, his lawyer tells TMZ, “Nelly will not be associated with the contraband that was allegedly ...
Lawyer up: 'Better Call Saul' finishes strong as TV's latest must-watch show
For a show to be a hit, almost every element of it has to be perfect. You need a group of writers with a clear vision, a cast that can instantly connect to the audience and a TV network that is supportive and patient. Accomplishing this feat once is ...
Lawyer: Client Who Allegedly Nabbed Horse Doing Fairly Well After Deputy ...
Lawyer: Client Who Allegedly Nabbed Horse Doing Fairly Well After Deputy ...
Nelly's lawyer says the drug charges won't stick
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Hip hop star Nelly who`s real name is Cornell Haynes was arrested on felony drug charges in Putnam County near Nashville Tennessee. This all happened on Saturday morning after authorities say a Tennessee state trooper stopped ...
Nelly's Lawyer 'Extremely Confident' Drug Charges Will Be Dropped
Days after Nelly was arrested on drug charges in Tennessee, after a state trooper pulled over his tour bus and found marijuana and MDMA on board, a lawyer for the rapper says he is "extremely confident" that he will be cleared of all charges. A ...
A lawyer Silicon Valley loves to hate
Edelson, 42, is a class-action lawyer. He is also, if not the most hated person in Silicon Valley, very close to it. His firm, Edelson PC, specializes in suing technology companies, claiming privacy violations. He has gone after pretty much every tech ...
Lawyers afraid to defend N.J. medical marijuana industry
Knowlton has not looked for another lawyer since Ballard Spahr turned him down as New Jersey's legal community is just beginning to tackle the ethical implications for representing the legal cannabis market. NJ.com caught up with one South Jersey ...
Lawyer Says 3 Detained China Women's Activists to Be Freed
A lawyer says three of five Chinese women's rights activists detained in Beijing are being freed. Liang Xiaojun said family members of the three were informed that they would be freed sometime Monday under a form of conditional release that still ...
Top Pentagon lawyer: US still in 'armed conflict' in Afghanistan
The U.S. is still in an armed conflict in Afghanistan, despite the U.S. ending its combat mission in Afghanistan in December, said the Pentagon's top lawyer on Friday. “There is no doubt that we remain in a state of armed conflict against the Taliban ...
Free legal advice Tuesday at Ask a Lawyer day
Licensed attorneys will provide free legal advice Tuesday as part of the Indianapolis Bar Association's twice-yearly Ask a Lawyer event. Volunteer attorneys will provide 10- to 15-minute consultations face-to-face from 2 to 6 p.m. at 11 Indianapolis ...
Lawyer: Client Doing Fairly Well After San Bernardino Deputy Beating
San Bernardino, CA - (FOX 11 / AP) The attorney for a Southern California man who was beaten by several sheriff's deputies following a 2 1/2 hour-long chase involving a stolen horse said Saturday that his client is doing fairly well while receiving ...