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There's just one legal aid lawyer for every 8893 low-income Americans who ...
There's just one legal aid lawyer for every 8893 low-income Americans who ...
Lawyer Reveals What He Fears Will Happen if People of Faith Don't 'Stand Up ...
Lawyer Reveals What He Fears Will Happen if People of Faith Don't 'Stand Up ...
Blancharde's lawyer wants her case severed from her co-defendant's case
A woman from Springfield made her first court appearance in Greene County on Monday morning for the murder of her mother. Gypsy Blancharde is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the stabbing death of Clauddinea "Dee Dee" ...
Asbestos lawyer raises concerns about locomotive at Paterson Museum
PATERSON — An attorney who has handled asbestos-related litigation for more than three decades says he is concerned that one of the two locomotives outside the Paterson Museum may contain the disease-causing mineral. The lawyer, Jon Gelman, said ...
May, his lawyer respond to traffic stop video
Online update: 12:59 p.m. Monday: Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May's attorney Eric Stevenson said Monday his client did have his registration last Friday when stopped by Pensacola police while driving. . Asked why he did not provide it to the ...
Local lawyer charged in child pornography case
A lawyer who lives in Washington D.C. was arrested and arraigned in court on Friday for sending child pornography. On Friday, police charged 29-year-old Matthew Gigot with sexual performance using a minor. Gigot is a practicing lawyer, so I was ...
Award-winning Portland lawyer says her unpaid work brings other rewards
Leslie Silverstein's favorite day as a lawyer didn't take place in a courtroom. It was at her client's side at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago in 2012 as she waited for arriving passengers. Silverstein, who has a solo practice in Portland ...
NSW police in talks to repatriate Khaled Sharrouf's family, says lawyer
The lawyer for the mother-in-law of Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf says efforts to repatriate her daughter and grandchildren from Syria have been conducted through counter-terrorism officers from NSW police. The Australian federal police (AFP ...
'Dysfunctional' FEC Has Gone Two Years Without a Top Lawyer
The agency's top Republican and Democrat told the Center for Public Integrity earlier this month that they aren't formally considering candidates at the moment, and lawyers aren't exactly clamoring to be hired by an agency deemed by its own leader to ...
Brothers 'in wrong place at wrong time' during Springfield drug bust, lawyer says
Jackie Williams was upstairs on the rear of the house, even though police claim he was acting as a lookout, defense lawyer Steven A. Nison said. "If he was a lookout, he was on the wrong side of the house," Nison said. No drugs were found on either ...
Massachusetts judge declares mistrial after defendant hits lawyer in the face
WORCESTER, Mass. – A judge has declared a mistrial for a Massachusetts murder suspect who punched his lawyer in the face in open court. The Telegram & Gazette ( (link) 1CGqBDf ) reports that the jury was not present when 35-year-old Janleer ...
Judge Declares Mistrial After Defendant Hits Lawyer
A judge has declared a mistrial for a Massachusetts murder suspect who punched his lawyer in the face in open court. The Telegram & Gazette ( (link) 1CGqBDf ) reports that the jury was not present when 35-year-old Janleer Povez hit his appointed ...
Lawyer: Lufthansa Makes Germanwings Compensation Offer
A lawyer for relatives of people killed in the Germanwings crash in March says parent company Lufthansa has made a compensation offer. Elmar Giemulla said in an emailed statement Tuesday that the company is offering 25,000 euros ($27,740) in ...
Lufthansa makes Germanwings compensation offer
BERLIN (AP) — A lawyer for relatives of people killed in the Germanwings crash in March says parent company Lufthansa has made a compensation offer. Elmar Giemulla said in an emailed statement Tuesday that the company is offering 25,000 euros ...
Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Prominent Ky. Defense Lawyer
A south-central Kentucky man accused of gunning down a prominent defense attorney last year has entered a plea of guilty but mentally ill. Local news outlets report Clinton Inabnitt entered the plea Monday to charges of murder and wanton endangerment ...
Best of Belichick Era: Number 28 -- Lawyer Milloy
Lawyer Milloy meant an incredible amount to the Bill Belichick Era Patriots. He just wasn't here very long. Obviously, he was part of the team for longer than the three years listed above -- he was the 36th overall pick in 1996 -- but this list is ...
Syracuse lawyer guilty of stealing from clients after trial unlike any other
Chadick, a bankruptcy lawyer, was found guilty of two counts of grand larceny, convicted of stealing from his clients. He was found not guilty of another grand larceny count and a fraud charge, said prosecutor Beth Van Doren. All that happened without ...
Jack Warner hires lawyer who defended Myra Hindley
The former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner has hired the lawyer who represented the Moors murderer Myra Hindley in his fight against extradition to the United States. Edward Fitzgerald QC, who has also represented the controversial Muslim cleric Abu ...
Exclusive: FIFA's Blatter will not attend women's World Cup final - lawyer
“He's not going to go to the finals in Canada," said the lawyer, Richard Cullen. "He has informed the organizers of that and cited personal reasons.” Cullen said that FIFA Senior Vice President Issa Hayatou of Cameroon would preside at the trophy ...
Massachusetts murder suspect punches lawyer in face in court, gets mistrial
WORCESTER, Mass. — A judge has declared a mistrial for a Massachusetts murder suspect who punched his lawyer in the face in open court. The Telegram & Gazette reports that the jury was not present when 35-year-old Janleer Povez hit his appointed ...
Roy Moore's lawyer to Gov. Bentley: 'Public officials are ministers of God'
In harsh words and a lecturing tone, a lawyer who works for Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has written a letter seemingly directed at Gov. Robert Bentley rebuking him for saying Alabama will obey the U.S. Supreme Court ruling declaring ...
Former JCPS lawyer gets Central High teaching job at double starting pay
Koby has over 20 years experience as a lawyer and has a master's degree in teaching. Stephanie Bateman, a JCPS spokeswoman, said the district treats Malone's change in employment as a "demotion" and set her salary at the highest scale for a teacher to ...
Double trouble IRS lawyer now heads Clinton email production
A year ago, Catherine Duval was embroiled in the scandal over former IRS official Lois Lerner's lost emails. Now the top government attorney is heading up another document project in the cross-hairs of Congress: the State Department's release of ...
Former Afghan soldier who fled US training granted asylum: lawyer
BOSTON A soldier in the Afghanistan army who went missing during a training exercise at a U.S. military base in Massachusetts last year has been granted asylum by the United States, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Major Jan Mohammad Arash was one of ...
Lawyer for Dale Eaton doubts convicted murderer will be executed
CHEYENNE — A lawyer representing a Wyoming convict said Tuesday he doubts his client ever will be executed for the murder of a Montana woman because of his age and failing mental health. In response to a directive from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of ...