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Shooting Unarmed Black Man Was Self-Defense, Officer's Lawyer Tells Charlotte Jury
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The lawyer for a white Charlotte police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter concluded his defense on Tuesday by shifting accusations onto the black former college football player who died in the 2013 shooting, portraying the ...
Muhammad cartoon prompts alleged inmate assault, lawyer says
This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshal's office shows Adel Daoud, of Hillside, Ill. (AP). CHICAGO – A 21-year-old suburban Chicago man awaiting trial on terrorism charges faced new allegations Tuesday that he attacked a fellow inmate who ...
Chelsea Manning convicted of violating prison contraband rules, lawyer says
FILE - In this June 5, 2013, file photo Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, then-Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., after the third day of his court martial. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). WICHITA, Kan ...
Lou Stokes - the congressman, leading lawyer and towering political presence ...
Lou Stokes - the congressman, leading lawyer and towering political presence ...
Ohio lawyer accused of hypnotizing women surrenders license
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio attorney accused of hypnotizing female clients for his sexual gratification has agreed to permanently surrender his law license. Michael Fine submitted his resignation Monday. A state Supreme Court spokesman says Fine no ...
Old Lady Lawyer: The Battle Of The Ages
old lady lawyer elderly woman grandmother grandma laptop computer Ed. note: It's not the battle of the sexes, but the battle of the ages, between the graying of the legal profession and those lawyers not yet eligible for Medicare or even an AARP ...
Judge: Aaron Hernandez lawyer may question tipster under oath who raised ...
Judge: Aaron Hernandez lawyer may question tipster under oath who raised ...
Clinton lawyer: No undisclosed e-mails left on server turned over to FBI
In a letter released Wednesday, Hillary Clinton's personal lawyer once again asserted that the computer server that had housed her e-mail from her time as secretary of state "no longer contains data from Secretary Clinton's" private e-mail account ...
Two arrested in killing of American lawyer in Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela – Two men have been arrested in the killing of an American lawyer who was living in an affluent neighborhood in Caracas. Venezuela's Attorney General, Luisa Ortega Díaz announced on Tuesday during her weekly radio show that Juan ...
Judge: Aaron Hernandez Lawyer May Question Tipster
The judge who oversaw the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is allowing his lawyer to question under oath an anonymous tipster who raised concerns about one of the jurors who convicted him. Superior Court Judge Susan ...
NFL lawyer on the defensive during latest DeflateGate settlement hearing
Lawyers for the NFL and the NFL Players Association were back in front of U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Berman on Wednesday for the latest DeflateGate settlement hearing. And according to reporters in attendance, it doesn't sound like Berman ...
Appeals court: Prenda lawyer who drained cash from his law firm must pay up
Merkel was offered an alternative, he explained in a later affidavit: Prenda would arrange for him to get a free lawyer if he agreed to hand over the information on his computer. Then Prenda lawyers launched a wave of subpoenas on bizarre anti-hacking ...
Clinton Lawyer Says Her Email Server Was Wiped Clean
Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal lawyer has told a Senate committee that emails and all other data stored on her computer server were erased before the device was turned over to federal authorities. In a letter sent last week to Sen. Ron Johnson, R ...
Lawyer presses insanity defense at trial over Phoenix double killing
PHOENIX — An Arizona man charged with killing his brother and then fatally shooting his 6-year-old nephew who witnessed the crime was in the throes of a psychotic episode on the day of the two deaths, his attorney said Wednesday as he urged a jury to ...
Former Schulte Lawyer Dishes on Big Law Life in Debut Novel
“A lot of people are fascinated with lawyers and large firm life, and maybe they are drawn to the money and the prestige, and I think people would be surprised about what happened behind closed doors at those firms, so I thought it would be a great ...
Dallas lawyer who admitted to defrauding vodka investors gets year and a day ...
Dallas lawyer who admitted to defrauding vodka investors gets year and a day ...
Defense lawyer to continue questioning accuser in St. Paul's School rape case ...
Defense lawyer to continue questioning accuser in St. Paul's School rape case ...
St Paul's prep student faces sharp questioning by alleged rapist's lawyer
It doesn't matter the style of the lawyer,” Carney said. Labrie claims he never raped the girl and that they engaged only in “petting” and kissing. His attorney has told jurors he will testify. The girl testified she did not scream or kick Labrie ...
Lawyer question why feds involved in hate crime case
In this early stage of the case, Flaherty's lawyers - Martin Weinberg, Thomas Butters and Matthew Thompson - are trying to gather information to show that federal prosecutors wouldn't have normally gotten involved in the road rage case, thereby calling ...
2 Suspects Arrested In Lawyer's Brutal Murder
police crime tape Following last week's depressing news on prominent expat attorney John Ralston Pate's savage murder in Venezuela, there have been some developments in the case. Many thought that Pate's fatal stabbing case would remain unsolved ...
Divorce lawyer says of Ashley Madison hack: 'It's going to be Christmas in ...
Divorce lawyer says of Ashley Madison hack: 'It's going to be Christmas in ...
Beijing Court Extends Detention of Top Rights Lawyer by Three Months
Authorities in China's capital Beijing have again extended the detention of top rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, this time by three months, his attorney confirmed Thursday, adding that Pu has been suffering from health problems during his incarceration. Pu ...
Lawyer says ex-Husker public-address announcer Combs is innocent, a victim of ...
Lawyer says ex-Husker public-address announcer Combs is innocent, a victim of ...
Kim Richards is in a 'program' and 'doing well' after Target shoplifting ...
Kim Richards is in a 'program' and 'doing well' after Target shoplifting ...
Palestinian Hunger Striker Agrees to End Fast, Lawyer Says
A Palestinian hunger striker whose deteriorating health has posed a challenge to Israel's policy of indefinite incarceration had agreed to give up his fast, one of his lawyers said Thursday as doctors said his condition had improved significantly. The ...
Columbus Short Arrest Result of a Bail Dispute, Lawyer Says
Former "Scandal" star Columbus Short is on his way out of a Los Angeles jail after being arrested by bounty hunters during his album release party. "Essentially, it was a business dispute between him and his bail bondsman," Short's attorney Ludlow B ...
'Walking Dead' Lawsuit: CAA Biz Exec Falsely Played Lawyer, AMC Claims
Seeking sanctions, claiming damaging “false representations” and more in a proposed order (read it here) the cabler says that the mega agency and the producer played a fast one asserting CAA Business Affairs exec Jon Ringquist is a lawyer. Added to ...
Lawyer fires back after Trump calls Bergdahl a 'traitor'
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's defense attorney is firing back after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called the soldier a “dirty, rotten traitor.” Trump made the remarks during a town hall meeting Wednesday in New Hampshire, according to a video ...
Bergdahl's Lawyer: Trump's Statements Threaten Fair Trial
The lawyer representing Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who left his infantry post and was held by the Taliban for five years, said Thursday that callous statements Donald Trump is making about his client are threatening the soldier's right to a fair trial ...
Lawyer for men accused of trying to steal police boat: "Certainly, there was a ...
Lawyer for men accused of trying to steal police boat: "Certainly, there was a ...
Patrick Kane's Lawyer vs. the Erie County District Attorney
As the Erie County district attorney's office methodically investigates, Patrick Kane's lawyer, Paul Cambria, already is arguing his client's case, now being tried intensely in the court of public opinion. He's been getting into spats on Facebook over ...
Civil Discourse: Lawmakers and Legal Experts Want to Expand Your Right to a Lawyer
“You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, one will be provided for you.” That right—enshrined in many minds thanks to repeat viewings of cop shows—comes with an asterisk: it applies only to criminal cases. But a growing coalition ...
And it begins: Ashley Madison bonk-seekers urged to lawyer up
Canadian legal eagles* working at Charney Lawyers and fellow practice Sutts, Strosberg LLP will sue fellow Canuck company Ashley Madison over the security and privacy breach. For the moment it's a Canadian-only affair, but that may change, Ted ...
Women to be sentenced in lawyer's hotel murder
Women to be sentenced in lawyer's hotel murder. It's sentencing day for two women convicted of luring and killing a man inside a posh D.C. hotel. Loading… Post to Facebook. Women to be sentenced in lawyer's hotel murder It's sentencing day for two ...
Ex-Tigers Pitcher McLain and Lawyer Ordered to Pay $7000
Ex-Detroit Tigers pitcher Denny McLain and his attorney have been ordered to pay slightly more than $7,000 in attorney fees in a breach-of-contract case. Judge Theresa Brennan on Thursday said lawyer Barry Powers "was trying to intimidate and harass" ...
Ex-Tigers pitcher McLain and lawyer ordered to pay $7000
HOWELL, Mich. (AP) Ex-Detroit Tigers pitcher Denny McLain and his attorney have been ordered to pay slightly more than $7,000 in attorney fees in a breach-of-contract case. Judge Theresa Brennan on Thursday said lawyer Barry Powers ''was trying to ...
Lawyer Accused Of Stabbing Her Own Mother To Death
It was just earlier this week that we bemoaned what a horrific summer it's been for lawyers and legal professionals. From multiple law firm bombings to multiple senseless murders, it's definitely been a gruesome couple of months. Today, we have news on ...
DC lawyer's killer sentenced to 24 years in prison
The D.C. woman charged with fatally stabbing and robbing a lawyer in an upscale hotel after answering an online ad he had posted seeking sex with a man, was sentenced to 24 years in prison Friday. Jamyra Gallmon, 21, pleaded guilty in May to ...
Lawyer skips hearing so wife in labor won't kill him
PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh defense attorney got a hearing postponed at the last minute after convincing a judge that his wife's labor was a matter of life — or his death. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Marc Daffner was granted a continuance ...
Lawyer: Prosecutor's news release on decision to not indict officers for death ...
Lawyer: Prosecutor's news release on decision to not indict officers for death ...
Personal Injury Lawyer-Obsessed Toddler Meets His Obsession IRL
Remember Grayson Dobra, the toddler who was so obsessed with local personal injury lawyer Morris Bart that his mother threw him a Morris Bart-themed birthday party? Well – because life is fair, after all – the story continued last night on Jimmy Kimmel ...
No Law Firm Is An Island: Work With The Right Non-Lawyer Businesses
Teamwork goes beyond just the lawyers and professionals who work in one law office. All lawyers of any kind need to find and cultivate the right relationships with vendors and non-lawyer businesses. Trying a complex case is a colossal endeavor that ...
Michael Jordan only wants from Dominick's what is fair, lawyer says
Lawyers for Michael Jordan on Friday morning urged a federal jury to send a message to the owners of the defunct supermarket chain Dominick's about "what is fair." But during closing arguments at the end of a weeklong trial, lawyers for Dominick's ...
A Lawyer Quit Her Job to Start a Climate Museum in New York
Later, after flirting with getting a Ph.D. in history, she became a lawyer specializing in civil rights and took a job in Detroit. Upon returning to New York several years ago, though, Ms. Massie began to view environmental issues — and climate change ...
Cemetery-scam lawyer disbarred
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A lawyer convicted of embezzling nearly $2 million from a Richmond cemetery has been disbarred. The Appellate Division, Second Department, has stripped Timothy G. Griffin of his law license, based on his conviction earlier this ...
Police: Herring had 'hit list,' methodically pursued victims
Herring intends to plead not guilty when she is arraigned Tuesday in Vermont Superior Court in Barre, defense lawyer David Sleigh told the Burlington Free Press. Sleigh said the state filed the charges late Thursday afternoon. The Attorney General's ...
Lawyer argues First Amendment protects jury tampering defendants
Lawyer argues First Amendment protects jury tampering defendants. A federal judge is expected to rule next week in a battle about what you can and can't say on the steps of Denver's district courthouse. In the last. Loading… Post to Facebook. Lawyer ...
Not every UC law grad is a good lawyer
The College of Law at the University of Cincinnati is considered one of the best in the country. However, not all who get a degree turn out to be good lawyers. There are good lawyers. There are average lawyers. There are bad lawyers. Your say: Submit a ...
Hillary Clinton's Lawyer Defends Her Use of Personal Email
Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email account for conducting State Department business followed both federal rules in place at the time and the practice of some of her predecessors, her lawyer says. The explanation, from Washington, D.C. lawyer ...
North Canton lawyer appointed to head OSBA committee
Committees and sections work to improve the justice system by keeping Ohio lawyers informed about the latest court decisions and regulatory changes. In addition, they comment on bills before the Ohio General Assembly and draft their own legislative ...