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Lawyer: B'ville cop had no right to stop serial DWI driver moving car in bar ...
Lawyer: B'ville cop had no right to stop serial DWI driver moving car in bar ...
Top GM Lawyer Given $2 Million to Stay in Months After Safety Crisis
It has been more than eight months since General Motors Co.GM +0.67% Chief Executive Mary Barra was challenged by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) to dismiss General Counsel Michael Millikin in the wake of the ignition-switch crisis. Ms. Barra defended ...
N.J. lawyer sentenced for convincing people IRS was after them
TRENTON — An Edison lawyer was sentenced to more than two years in prison Monday for convincing victims he could limit the damage from an IRS criminal probe if they anted up $20,000 apiece, federal prosecutors say. Thomas Frey, 55, pleaded guilty in ...
Judge sticks to $1 million sanction of lawyer
Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Paul Panepinto on Monday rejected a request that he reverse his nearly $1 million sanction order against insurance defense lawyer Nancy Raynor, saying new evidence Raynor cited in a hearing in March was not ...
New Orleans lawyer Michael Arata, business partners convicted in film tax ...
New Orleans lawyer Michael Arata, business partners convicted in film tax ...
Lawyer: State didn't prove murder by intimidation in Johnsburg teen's death
A lawyer for Mario Casciaro, who is serving a 26-year prison term for the disappearance and presumed murder of a Johnsburg teenager, argued in front of appeals judges Monday that prosecutors did not prove their case when a jury convicted him of murder ...
'Good kid': Lawyer pleads for Boston Marathon bomber's life
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as “a good kid” who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother. David Bruck delivered the ...
Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
BOSTON – Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers urged a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother. David Bruck delivered the defense's ...
A look at the five lawyers to argue gay marriage before Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 ...
Lawyers, activists, students gather for history at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON -- Regina Seltzer, 85, left her home in Bellport, N.Y., at about 10 Monday night, took the Long Island railroad to Manhattan and caught a 1:30 a.m. bus to Washington just to be at the Supreme Court Tuesday to be part of history. The court is ...
Baltimore Police Freddie Gray Investigation: Lawyer Holds 'Great Hope' For ...
Baltimore Police Freddie Gray Investigation: Lawyer Holds 'Great Hope' For ...
Testimony in Marathon Bomber's Trial Turns to Sister-in-Law
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers have argued that Tamerlan was the mastermind of the bombings and led Dzhokhar, then 19, down the path to terrorism. They say Tamerlan became radicalized, and his wife, an American from Rhode Island, showed signs of ...
Jon Jones to appear in court today, lawyer provides first comments on felony ...
Jon Jones to appear in court today, lawyer provides first comments on felony ...
Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer: Tamerlan's wife researched martyrdom
BOSTON – A computer expert testifying for the defense in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says his brother Tamerlan's wife did research on her computer to try to find out what the rewards would be for the wife of someone who dies ...
The Lawyer Defending Discrimination In The Supreme Court May Have Just ...
The Lawyer Defending Discrimination In The Supreme Court May Have Just ...
Prominent metro-east lawyer Rex Carr dies at 88
Yandle said those clients perhaps were expecting their cases to be handled by Carr himself, or they perhaps weren't happy that their cases were being handled a young, black, female lawyer. “I had three strikes against me,” Yandle said. “Rex did ...
Obamas Lawyer: Religious Institutions May Lose Tax-Exempt Status...
Obamas Lawyer: Religious Institutions May Lose Tax-Exempt Status...
Latest on Boston Trial: Lawyer for Bomber's Widow Responds
15:47 p.m.. A lawyer for the widow of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev (TAM'-ehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) says he's unaware of Internet searches done on her computer on the rewards of dying as a martyr's spouse. Amato DeLuca spoke to The ...
Bronxville lawyer keeps stealing, gets extra prison time
A Bronxville attorney got additional state prison time Tuesday for continuing to steal from his clients after pleading guilty to theft charges last year, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said. Timothy Griffin had faced 3 to 9 years in prison ...
UPDATE 1-Defense lawyer for ex-Goldman Sachs programmer requests mistrial
Sergey Aleynikov's lawyer asked for the mistrial after two of the jurors revealed that they had a personal conflict. The courtroom was closed while the jurors discussed their conflict with Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Daniel Conviser, with the ...
This DC lawyer argued against gay marriage, then planned his daughter's gay ...
This DC lawyer argued against gay marriage, then planned his daughter's gay ...
$3.5M scheme bankrolled N.J. lawyer's luxury car buying spree, feds say
TRENTON — A Mahwah man admitted Tuesday that he created a sham law firm so that he could defraud a foreign nation out of $3.5 million – cash used to bankroll the purchase of a high-end Bentley, a Rolls Royce and a Range Rover, federal prosecutors ...
Rex Carr, lawyer who won millions in courtroom fights, dies
Rex Carr worked tenaciously to be the best-prepared lawyer in any courtroom in the Metro East, where his career lasted more than half a century. He won national renown and hundreds of millions of dollars for clients and himself. His cross-examinations ...
Lawyer says La'el Collins has cooperated with investigation
The lawyer for LSU guard La'El Collins said that his client has been cooperating with investigators regarding the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend, in which he is not considered a suspect. Collins' attorney, Jim Boren,said he has been in regular ...
McDermott's top Boston lawyer wants a few good life sciences and private ...
McDermott's top Boston lawyer wants a few good life sciences and private ...
Lawyer: Ex-Massachusetts chief in boy's Uzi death case hopes to have gun ...
Lawyer: Ex-Massachusetts chief in boy's Uzi death case hopes to have gun ...
Top Defense Department Lawyer Stephen Preston Stepping Down
WASHINGTON—Stephen Preston, the Department of Defense general counsel and former top lawyer for the CIA, will step down from his post in June, Pentagon officials said Wednesday. Mr. Preston told the White House late last year that he intended to step ...
Tampa lawyer charged with DUI, cocaine possession
TAMPA — A Tampa lawyer was arrested on charges of cocaine possession and driving under the influence early Wednesday morning, arrest records show. Ryan Hilton, 41, of Lutz and a partner at Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig was arrested at 104 ...
Defense Lawyer Says There Are Holes in Lottery Scam Case
As prosecutors in a Jamaican lottery scam case called on victims to testify Wednesday about how they were duped out of their savings accounts, the lawyer for the man on trial said authorities should have investigated whether his client was himself a ...
22 Rikers Island Prisoners Sickened By Rat Poison in Meatloaf, Lawyer Says
Twenty-two Rikers Island inmates in New York City say they ate meatloaf tainted with rat poison, according to their lawyer, who has filed suit against the city, the Department of Corrections and several others. Several inmates at the Ann M. Kross ...
Memphis lawyer argues first case in front of Supreme Court
She was one of about a dozen lawyers from the four states lucky enough to sit in the courtroom during the questioning. Several justices asked questions, but all eyes were on Kennedy and Roberts, who experts said would cast the deciding votes. There ...
A Major Trial Lawyer Defeat
In this case the lawyers tried an end-run by arguing it as a fraud case. On rehearing in August 2014, the Alabama court again bought the snake oil, 6-3, finding liability because the brand-name manufacturer controlled the warning label that doctors and ...
Lawyer Says Activist Arrested On Live TV In Baltimore Is OK, Healthy
Last night on live television a well-known activist was arrested by authorities in Baltimore when he stayed on the streets past the 10 p.m. curfew. It was a highly orchestrated arrest. A tactical vehicle moved in front of the cameras, just as police ...
'Poison pill' lawyer Martin Lipton disses DuPont
Lipton, who invented the poison pill and has a long history of bashing activist investors, criticized the way DuPont defended itself against billionaire activist Nelson Peltz. “In situations where the activist [company] seeks board representation to ...
Pakistan drops case against ex-CIA chief, agency's lawyer
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police dropped a case that was recently registered against a former CIA station chief and a former agency lawyer over a 2009 drone strike that killed two people in a tribal region, police said Thursday. The case against ...
Woman who accused casino exec brother of sexual assault sues him, his lawyer
A woman who accused her casino exec brother of sexually assaulting her is suing him and his lawyer for allegedly smearing her. In papers filed Wednesday in Manhattan Supreme Court, the sister says Michael Treanor pleaded guilty to assaulting her in ...
Sheriff Arpaio's lawyer objects to Arizona judge's 'unorthodox' questioning
PHOENIX (AP) – Lawyers for Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio have objected to questioning of the lawman by a federal judge about a secret investigation into the judge's wife. Attorney Michele Iafrate has filed an objection to the "unorthodox process" that saw ...
How One Woman Could Destroy Uber's Business Model — and Take the Entire ...
How One Woman Could Destroy Uber's Business Model — and Take the Entire ...
Teresa Giudice's Lawyer Clears Up 7 Rumors About the Reality Star
The lawyer for Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice has had it with rumors flying around about his famous client, and tells PEOPLE he wants to set the record straight. "There's a lot of bad information out there," James J. Leonard, Jr ...
Lawyer says video shows jail inmate beaten by deputy, lawsuit filed
Video shows alleged Allegan County jail abuse An Allegan County Sheriff's deputy allegedly abused Aaron Henderson who was arrested for disorderly conduct. Part of the video has been edited for nudity. ALLEGAN COUNTY, MI – A former inmate at the ...
Where Is Aaron Schock? Lawsuit Lawyer Says He Doesn't Know
No lawyer representing Schock was present at the hearing, and an email message seeking comment Thursday from a Schock spokesman was not returned. U.S. District Judge Andrea Wood said Schock is "certainly aware of the lawsuit, from what I can tell," ...
Teresa Giudice's Lawyer Sets Record Straight on Rumors About the 'RHONJ' Star
Reports surfaced that Teresa was splitting from husband Joe, but Leonard says, "I can state unequivocally that I am the only lawyer that Teresa has met with since she has been in prison." He continued, "While we have discussed many things, we have ...
Where is Aaron Schock? Lawsuit lawyer says he doesn't know
CHICAGO (AP) — Where is Aaron Schock? An attorney for a campaign donor suing the former Illinois congressman has told a federal judge he can't locate the Republican who resigned in March amid questions about his spending. Daniel Kurowski filed the ...
Tax lawyer for indicted auditor Troy Kelley withdraws
Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley leaves the Federal Courthouse in Tacoma, Wash., Thursday, April 16, 2015, after pleading not guilty to a federal grand jury indictment on charges of filing false tax returns, obstruction, and possession of stolen ...
Former lawyer for Congressman Jim Traficant indicted in Youngstown ...
Former lawyer for Congressman Jim Traficant indicted in Youngstown ...
Disbarred lawyer involved in Rothstein fraud should get out of prison early ...
Disbarred lawyer involved in Rothstein fraud should get out of prison early ...
Violinist charged in 'naked hotel rampage' was drugged by hooker: lawyer
“He's not a criminal – he's the victim of a crime,” said defense lawyer Richard Levitt as the maestro's wife looked on tearfully from the gallery. “Mr Arzberger was poisoned by a date rape type drug. There's no other explanation for what happened that ...