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John Hinckley, who tried killing President Reagan, is fit to leave mental ...
John Hinckley, who tried killing President Reagan, is fit to leave mental ...
Freddie Gray Was Injured in Police Van, Baltimore Officers' Lawyer Says
A Baltimore man who died after sustaining a spinal injury in police custody was hurt while riding inside a police van, the lawyer representing the officers in the case said Wednesday. What happened to the man, Freddie Gray, 25, when he was arrested by ...
How a lawyer's salary surges once it reaches £100000
A study of 400 UK lawyers found that on average the job pays £54,000 for the first five years, rising to £76,000 for those with five to 10 years of experience. Lawyers who have been practising for between 10 and 15 years can expect to earn £100,000 ...
Lawyer: Teen accused of terror plot is no threat to anyone
His lawyer said there was no evidence that any of the plan was ever put in place. In court on Tuesday, the teen told the judge he wanted to be a new person, and regretted what he did. As for the .25-caliber handgun found in the teen's home, the teen ...
Morgan Stanley Hiring Lawyer to Head Activist-Defense Group
Mr. Rosewater was a young lawyer at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in the late 1990s, when Mr. Kindler ran the M&A practice before joining Morgan Stanley. And the two have worked on opposite sides of several proxy fights, including Jana's campaign at ...
Lawyer: Louisiana Gun Case Against Millionaire Durst Dropped; Federal Case ...
Lawyer: Louisiana Gun Case Against Millionaire Durst Dropped; Federal Case ...
Lawyer: Louisiana Gun Case Against Millionaire Durst Dropped
Louisiana gun charges against real estate heir Robert Durst were dismissed, lawyers said Thursday, clearing the way for federal proceedings in New Orleans in a similar case. Durst, who faces a murder charge in an unrelated California case, remains ...
Louisiana gun case against millionaire Durst dropped, lawyer says
April 14: Robert Durst leaves Federal Court in an Orleans Parish Sheriff's vehicle after his arraignment in New Orleans. (AP). NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana gun charges against real estate heir Robert Durst were dismissed Thursday, clearing the way for ...
Clinton Lawyer: Request For An Interview Denied, Mr. Gowdy.
Hillary Rodham Clinton's lawyer told Representative Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks, that she saw no need for a private interview over her use of a private email account while secretary of state and ...
Lawyer talks sense into Syracuse inmate before he faces jury by himself in ...
Lawyer talks sense into Syracuse inmate before he faces jury by himself in ...
The Controversial Flag Flying Outside City Hall Had at Least One Lawyer Urging ...
The Controversial Flag Flying Outside City Hall Had at Least One Lawyer Urging ...
Lawyer: Duerson family to appeal NFL concussion settlement
PHILADELPHIA -- The family of the late NFL safety Dave Duerson plans to appeal terms of this week's class-action concussion settlement "sooner rather than later." Family lawyer Thomas Demetrio objects to the exclusion of future awards for CTE, the ...
At hearing, Sheriff Joe Arpaio says his lawyer investigated judge's wife
The contempt proceeding involving Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio was always going to come down to a test of wills with the federal judge whose order in a racial profiling case had been spurned by the headstrong law enforcement chief. But the hearing took ...
Lawyer, actor Michael Arata poised on witness stand in movie tax credit trial
Michael Arata walks through the historic Whann-Bohn House at 807 Esplanade Ave., during renovations that began in 2009 and would, by 2012, see the 155-year-old mansion converted into a high-tech film post-production studio. Arata, who claims he ...
Top Marin lawyer targeted in pension probe
The Marin Civic Center's top lawyer is under fire from critics who say he's a $434,000 “triple dipper” packing two pensions and conflicts of interest that rule him out as an impartial analyst of a grand jury investigation disclosing pension wrongdoing ...
Arizona: Sheriff Says His Ex-Lawyer Arranged Inquiry Into Judge's Wife
Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County dropped a bombshell in court on Thursday, saying that his ex-lawyer had hired an investigator to look into the wife of the federal judge presiding over a contempt of court case against the sheriff. After Mr. Arpaio ...
Thomas Webb Jr: 1948-2015; Corporate lawyer was on chamber, symphony ...
Thomas Webb Jr: 1948-2015; Corporate lawyer was on chamber, symphony ...
PBA lawyer's son arrested for oxycodone possession
The son of an attorney for the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association was busted Thursday for drug possession, sources said. Lee London, the son of prominent lawyer Stu London, was arrested at his Upper East Side home at about 7:30 p.m., according to ...
Lawyer accused of poisoning his filmmaker ex ordered to stay away
A Brooklyn judge ordered the corporate lawyer accused of poisoning his movie producer ex to stay away from her, in a tense court proceeding Thursday. “Stay far away from Galt Niederhoffer,” Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Esther Morgenstern warned ...
Meet the lawyers who will argue the gay marriage case
Regardless of the decision that comes down from the Court, the case will be historic and several lawyers were in the mix to make the pro-gay marriage argument. It will all come down to Bonauto and Doug Hallward-Driemeier, a lawyer who has never argued ...
Rough Ride? Lawyer Says Freddie Gray Lacked Belt
BALTIMORE (AP) — No video captured what happened to Freddie Gray inside the police van where officers heaved him into a metal compartment after pinning him to a sidewalk. The cause of his fatal spine injury has not been revealed. But a troubling ...
Lawyer pleads guilty in New York-to-Pittsburgh drug ring case
Upper St. Clair lawyer Guy Amatangelo admitted Friday that he is a crack cocaine user who hooked up with a Hill District drug gang supplied from New York, helping one of its members to obtain heroin and conspiring with him to buy crack. Mr. Amatangelo ...
Lawyer: NIU frat members won't get jail time for student's death
The lawyer for Bogenberger's family says authorities and fraternity members have reached a plea agreement that would see the five sentenced to a form of non-reporting probation. They were charged with felony hazing. Seventeen others face less serious ...
Lawyer: Frat members won't get jail time in NIU student's hazing death
The lawyer for Bogenberger's family says authorities and fraternity members have reached a plea agreement that would see the five sentenced to a form of non-reporting probation. They were charged with felony hazing. Seventeen others face less serious ...
Robert Patterson Jr., Lawyer and Judge Who Fought for the Accused, Dies at 91
The younger Judge Patterson changed his mind, he later said, when he realized that a legal career presented opportunities for public service. As a young lawyer, he worked for two months as a Legal Aid Society volunteer in the criminal courts, an ...
Ex-Perry Lawyer Picked to Hear Appeal in Perry Case
After that job, Perry appointed him to the Third Court of Appeals, which is now considering a request from Perry's lawyers to dismiss the abuse-of-power charges against him. Pemberton also clerked for Tom Phillips, the retired chief justice of the ...
State Bar Court judge rules to disbar SF lawyer for taking funds
A State Bar Court judge has recommended that a San Francisco attorney be disbarred for taking $55,000 from the trust fund of a client who was in prison. Michael Scott Keck removed the money to repay a debt to another client, lied to his imprisoned ...
Uppper St. Lawyer pleads guilty to drug conspiracy charges
Upper St. Clair lawyer Guy Amatangelo admitted Friday that he is a crack cocaine user who hooked up with a Hill District drug gang supplied from New York, helping one of its members to obtain heroin and conspiring with him to buy crack to feed both ...
Lawyer Paloma Capanna looks for SAFE Act gun numbers
As her case winds through the courts, a prominent Second Amendment rights lawyer is hoping within the next few months to learn how many New Yorkers have registered their assault-style weapons under the NY SAFE Act gun control law. "I am told that the ...
No new trial for man who barely spoke to lawyer
The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday declined to grant a new trial to a convicted robber who claimed his constitutional right to an effective lawyer was spoiled by an attorney who discussed strategy with him for just minutes in jail on the eve of trial ...
Classified Report Reveals How a Government Lawyer Discovered a Secret NSA ...
Classified Report Reveals How a Government Lawyer Discovered a Secret NSA ...
Another supervisor's ex-staffer hires lawyer
Meanwhile, Diane Porter, his former scheduler, is more recently represented by Chris Morris, a lawyer who previously worked in the San Diego City Attorney's Office before starting his own firm last year. Morris said he's trying to get the county to ...
Raleigh lawyer uses elderly fraud case to caution Baby Boomers looking for ...
Raleigh lawyer uses elderly fraud case to caution Baby Boomers looking for ...
Get free legal assistance at Ask-a-Lawyer event
In celebration of Law Day, the South Bay Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service's Ask-A-Lawyer program is offering free legal assistance May 1 in Torrance. Attorneys of varying specialties will provide assistance from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the ...
Help daughter who is separating with money for a lawyer
Dear Carolyn: My married daughter, with two young daughters of her own, has decided to file for a separation. I felt from the beginning that things may not work out. They were both young — my daughter just 22 — and it was the pregnancy that mostly ...
For Portland lawyer, the time's right to settle gay marriage forever
WASHINGTON — Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two ...
US State Department condemns Azerbaijan for human rights lawyer imprisonment
[JURIST] The US Department of State [official website] (DOS) released a statement [text] Thursday condemning the imprisonment of human rights lawyer Intigam Aliyev and calling for his release. Aliyev was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison ...
Adnan Syed Lawyer Offers Free Defense For Freddy Gray Protesters
A lawyer in Baltimore has offered a pro-bono defense for Freddy Gray protesters — or at least, for the first one to contact him after being arrested in Saturday night's protests. Justin C. Brown, who is also an attorney on the high-profile Adnan Syed ...
North Las Vegas court hires lawyer to fight City Hall
The North Las Vegas city hall is seen Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in North Las Vegas. (Sam Morris/Las Vegas Review-Journal). image. RELATED. Small courts, big problems: North Las Vegas power struggle. By BETHANY BARNES LAS VEGAS REVIEW- ...
Lawyer to refine AA wrongful-death lawsuit
The lawyer for a couple whose Santa Clarita Valley daughter was murdered by a man she met at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting is refining his wrongful-death lawsuit against AA World Services Inc. following a judge's ruling recently. Lawyers for AA in ...
Pioneer for gay marriage among lawyers for high court cases
FILE - In this May 16, 2014 file photo, Attorney Mary Bonauto smiles during her speech at the Cambridge City Hall in Cambridge, Mass. to mark the 10th anniversary of the first same-sex weddings in Massachusetts and the nation. Five lawyers will take ...
Lawyer in Atlanta cheating case previews new support group
ATLANTA | An attorney for one of the former Atlanta Public Schools educators convicted in a test-cheating trial says a new group supporting them launches this week. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says Gerald Griggs offered few details beyond a ...
'Century of neglect' prompts lawyer to restore mausoleum of Iowa's 7th governor
When Des Moines lawyer Jonas Cutler describes the decrepit Des Moines Woodland Cemetery mausoleum of Iowa's seventh governor, Samuel Merrill, his words sound like they're right out of the 1870s. "Due to a century of neglect and a falling oak tree, the ...
Savchenko To Move To Civilian Hospital
A lawyer for Nadia Savchenko says that the Ukrainian military pilot will be moved from a Moscow jail to a civilian hospital in the Russian capital on April 28. Lawyer Mark Feigin said on Twitter on April 27 that he had just visited Savchenko in the ...
Indonesian Judges Were Ordered to Give Australians the Death Penalty, Claims ...
Indonesian Judges Were Ordered to Give Australians the Death Penalty, Claims ...
Kane lawyer calls for grand jury judge to step down
A lawyer for Attorney General Kathleen Kane called on a Montgomery County judge who oversaw a grand jury investigation of leaks from Kane's office to step back from the case, citing what Kane's lawyer called improper meetings with a special prosecutor ...
Dan King, James Holmes' Lawyer: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
This man is about to become the most unpopular man in Colorado, if not America. Public Defender Daniel King is trying to get accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes off of the death penalty. Holmes, 27, stands accused of over 100 charges related to ...
Lawyer: Larry Langford hospitalized for pneumonia - FOX6 WBRC
"I was told that Larry Langford was transported from the Lexington Federal Medical Center to a hospital off site on Friday," Cole said. Earlier this year, Cole filed a petition with the Department of Justice seeking commutation of Langford's sentence ...
Why Every Lawyer Should Be Practicing Mindfulness (Part II)
In case you missed Part I, start here. If you want to learn more about mindfulness, listen to my interview with Christina Martini, a partner at DLA Piper who has been practicing meditation and mindfulness for over 15 years. You can also join me for an ...
Freddie Gray's lawyer urges funeral attendees in Baltimore to seize 'the ...
Freddie Gray's lawyer urges funeral attendees in Baltimore to seize 'the ...