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Defense Attorney Thinks It's Impossible to Find Unbiased Jurors Because Donald ...
Defense Attorney Thinks It's Impossible to Find Unbiased Jurors Because Donald ...
Lawyer: Move trial of woman on charges tied to son's death
Lawyer: Move trial of woman on charges tied to son's death. By The Associated Press, [email protected] POSTED: 7 mins. Text Size: Small Text; Medium Text; Large Text. Print. 1 / 5. Search for missing 5-year-old boy, Noah Thomas. The attorney ...
Portland Lawyer Compiling List of Every Oregon Elected Official Who Voted to ...
Portland Lawyer Compiling List of Every Oregon Elected Official Who Voted to ...
Bill Cosby's Lawyer Says He Won't Plead Guilty
“What we have is the fulfillment of a campaign promise from a prosecutor who used this case and used the climate about the allegations against my client in order to get into office,” lawyer Monique Pressley said on ABC's Good Morning America, Reuters ...
Bill Cosby's lawyer signals defense strategy: 'It's politics'
A day after Bill Cosby was charged, arraigned and booked on an unprecedented sexual-assault charge, his lawyer on Thursday publicly signaled the initial shape of his defense: It's all politics, and there will be no plea agreement. Monique Pressley, one ...
ARDC panel looks to up lawyer's suspension
A Springfield lawyer accused of engaging in dishonest conduct and charging unreasonable legal fees should repay his clients and receive a six-month suspension, a lawyer discipline review panel has urged. An Attorney Registration & Disciplinary ...
Finding the right lawyer: Preparation is the key
After considering all of the factors and advice mentioned in the last few columns, you've decided to retain legal counsel and have narrowed the choices to a few lawyers who have been recommended by friends or colleagues, or you've found utilizing one ...
No plea bargain for 'not guilty' Bill Cosby, lawyer says
Comedian Bill Cosby's lawyer said on Thursday that the entertainer would not consider a plea bargain on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in 2004 after giving her drugs and alcohol. Lawyer Monique Pressley, speaking on NBC's "Today Show," also ...
Bill Cosby Lawyer Says Charges Are Politically Motivated
Bill Cosby's attorney says the comedian and actor will fight criminal charges filed against him and predicted he will be exonerated. She also said the charges are politically motivated. More From Law. Around the Nation. Fight Over Control Of Western ...
'Affluenza' Teen's Mom Did Not Break Any Texas Laws, Lawyer Says
The mother of the teen wanted for a probation violation who allegedly avoided law enforcement by going to Mexico did not break any Texas laws, despite being charged in the case, her attorneys said. "While the public may not like what she did, may not ...
Winston-Salem lawyer denies allegations of fraud with woman's estate
A Winston-Salem lawyer who is routinely assigned to handle estates denies allegations that he committed fraud and took $1.4 from the estate of a woman who was declared mentally incompetent, according to court papers filed last month. Bryan Thompson ...
Hubbard loses lead defense lawyer ahead of ethics trial
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Indicted House Speaker Mike Hubbard is losing his high-power lawyer three months ahead of his trial on ethics charges. Defense lawyer Mark White filed a motion Thursday to withdraw from Hubbard's legal team. The other ...
Lawyer says ISIL defendant had no ability to build anti-aircraft rockets
An attorney for the latest Somali-American man charged with conspiring to fight alongside terrorists in Syria contended Thursday that if he is as dangerous as the FBI claims, he would have been arrested months ago when he told an informant he could ...
Cosby lawyer: Politics fueled charges
Bill Cosby's lawyer charged on Thursday that the sexual assault case against the comedian was politically motivated, brought by a newly elected district attorney to make good on a campaign pledge. "What we have is not the effectuation of justice. What ...
Lawyer: Andover man pulled unloaded gun on plow driver to stop confrontation
Michael McCullom, 51, hugged his attorney in the hallway after being released from custody and told the lawyer he “saved his life.” Judge Cesar Archilla set a $2,000 ball for McCullom, who police say pointed an unloaded gun at the head of snowplow ...
Family of man killed by Greene County deputy hires lawyer
The family of an unarmed man fatally shot by a Greene County Sheriff's deputy in 2013 has hired an attorney and is considering legal action against the county. Springfield attorney Joshua Roberts said he was hired this month by the family of Joshua ...