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Attorney Aaron D. Delgado of Damore, Delgado, Romanik & Rawlins Named 2012 ...
Attorney Aaron D. Delgado of Damore, Delgado, Romanik & Rawlins Named 2012 ...

Ohio self-defense laws put burden of proof on defendant
Instead, much of the legal concept of self-defense in Ohio is based on common law and past court rulings, according to local criminal defense attorney Jeff Jakmides. In general, Ohio law allows people to use deadly force against another person if they ...

Company News for April 2
The firm concentrates on catastrophic personal injury and death cases, business litigation, securities arbitration, and white-collar criminal defense. Its offices are in the Reynolds Crossing development in Henrico County. Virginia Society of Certified ...

Mexican drug kingpin Benjamin Arellano Felix fires attorney ahead of ...
Mexican drug kingpin Benjamin Arellano Felix fires attorney ahead of ...

Galveston District Clerk accused of threatening wife
Jason Murray, the district clerk of Galveston County, was in a Harris County courtroom Monday working out bond conditions that included not venturing to any zip code where his wife, a criminal defense lawyer, lives or works. The 37-year-old, ...

Jury sentences Saenz to life in prison for killing patients with bleach
She leaned her head to one side, listening intently as criminal defense attorney consultant Frank Aubuchon outlined for the jury what prison life will be like for Saenz. Aubuchon, a 26-year Texas Department of Criminal Justice retiree, said she will ...

Supreme Court declines Porco Appeal
"A criminal defense lawyer cannot call himself or herself a criminal defense lawyer if he or she gives up easily," Kindlon said. But District Attorney David Soares says Kindlon can file appeal after appeal with whatever court he wants, ...

EPS open to contempt of court, civil lawsuit over photo: Lawyer
Laurie Trahan, a lawyer at the Youth Criminal Defense Office, tells iNews880 without the judge's permission the release of the photo and name is completely unacceptable. "If it was somebody in their public relations department that person should resign ...

Oakland Murder Lawyers Say Oakland University Shooting Suspect Is Entitled to ...
Oakland Murder Lawyers Say Oakland University Shooting Suspect Is Entitled to ...

Decorated New York City Cop Opens Criminal Defense Law Practice
Patrick J. Carney, Esq., Who Rose Through the Ranks of the NYPD, Provides Criminal Defense With Knowledge of the System and Passion for Clients Patrick J. Carney, Esq., a highly decorated former New York City police captain, announced today he has ...

Defense attorney will seek Dem nomination for county prosecutor
In 2005, the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan honored Evans with the Right to Counsel Award, given in recognition of his efforts to improve the atmosphere for attorneys who represent the poor by implementing standards of practice for attorneys ...

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorneys Open New Law Firm
The criminal defense lawyers at Aizman Shiffman have specialized training and unparalleled expertise in DUI and criminal law. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2012 Former Los Angeles prosecutors Diana Weiss Aizman and Tami Shiffman have partnered to ...

The Law Office of Sean A. Boris Upgrades to Fission CMS
Criminal Defense Attorney, Sean A. Boris, provides comprehensive representation to people facing a wide range of criminal charges in state and municipal courts throughout Ohio including: violent crimes, juvenile delinquency, and sex crimes, ...

OJ's Son, Murderer? In 1994 He Hired a Criminal Defense Lawyer
But the curious thing about Jason was that he also hired — someone hired for him–a criminal defense lawyer. On October 3, 1994 I reported that Jason became a client of Carl Jones in July 1994, who was famous then for defending a man who'd stalked and ...

Ex-treasurer charged in Mass. case; where to draw the line between politics ...
Ex-treasurer charged in Mass. case; where to draw the line between politics ...

Ineffective counsel: High court allows heightened scrutiny of plea bargaining ...
Ineffective counsel: High court allows heightened scrutiny of plea bargaining ...

Veteran attorney Hal Uhrig joins Zimmerman's defense team
By Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel Veteran Orlando-area criminal defense attorney Hal Uhrig today announced he's joining George Zimmerman's defense team. He told WOFL-Channel 35 that he's confident that Zimmerman acted in self-defense when he shot ...

Cumberland Assistant DA looking forward to retirement afer 28 years as a ...
Cumberland Assistant DA looking forward to retirement afer 28 years as a ...

George Zimmerman reportedly hires a criminal defense lawyer
But late Tuesday, veteran criminal defense attorney Craig Uhrig told Orlando television station WOFL that he was joining the case. Uhrig often works with Sonner, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Zimmerman, 28, has not been charged, but the case is under ...

Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer Examines Texas' Recently Enhanced Penalties ...
Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer Examines Texas' Recently Enhanced Penalties ...

Myles A. Schneider, Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyer with Myles A. Schneider ...
Myles A. Schneider, Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyer with Myles A. Schneider ...

Prosecutor in Florida shooting case has tough reputation
That's always been the way it works in Angela Corey's circuit," said Teresa Sopp, a veteran criminal defense lawyer who has battled Corey in court on numerous occasions. Sometimes Corey's quest for justice can go too far, said Bill White, ...

George Zimmerman hires criminal defense attorney Hal Uhrig, drops Joe Oliver ...
George Zimmerman hires criminal defense attorney Hal Uhrig, drops Joe Oliver ...

Michigan Drunk Driving Defense Attorney Launches New Website
The Bloomfield Hills criminal defense firm of Paul J. Tafelski, PC has produced a website to inform Michigan drivers of their rights and legal options after being charged with OWI. We believe our website reflects our commitment to helping people ...

Veteran defense attorney pleads guilty to DUI, given suspended sentence
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Veteran criminal defense attorney Hank Hill pled guilty to DUI and was given an 11 month, 29 day suspended sentence and fined $465 in court action on Thursday. Hill, 61, was arrested April 24, 2011. The arrest report stated ...

Repeal the 'Stand Your Ground' law?
Criminal Defense Attorney John Burris talks about a task force set up by state Democrats to investigate whether changes should be recommended or there should be a possible repeal of the “Stand Your Ground” law. >> to get back to the story we're ...

Florida defense attorneys fear backlash in self-defense cases
By DAVID OVALLE With the worldwide press, citizens and celebrities scrutinizing Florida's “Stand Your Ground” law after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, criminal defense lawyers statewide fear that the widespread publicity will hamper their ...

Cerabino: Don't hold accident of wealth against a poor polo mogul
At least, that's the contention of Goodman's wealthy criminal defense attorney, Roy Black, who has filed a 300-page motion for a new trial, which must have cost Goodman a fortune. "Trial courts are entrusted with a gatekeeping function to prevent ...

Florida Attorney of The Flynn Law Group Launches New Website
The Polk County law firm, The Flynn Law Group , recently launched a website to make it easier than ever to connect with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Our improved site is designed to help criminal defendants and their families during a ...

'Guilt,' Stories by Ferdinand von Schirach
Ferdinand von Schirach is both a German criminal defense lawyer and an exceptional prose stylist, as evidenced by his devastating new volume of stories, a sequel to a similar and even stronger collection called “Crime.” That book was a critical and ...

WisPolitics: Russell changes defense attorneys
Tim Russell, a former top aide to Scott Walker charged with embezzling money from a fund established for military veterans, has a new criminal defense lawyer. It's his third since charges were issued, but the judge hearing the case warned that that ...

Serial killings suspect may get prominent lawyer
By LARRY WELBORN / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER SANTA ANA – One of Orange County's most prominent criminal defense attorneys made a court appearance Friday on behalf of the Yorba Linda man indicted in what prosecutors have called the thrill killings of ...

Megaupload Hires High-Profile Quinn Emanuel Laterals for Criminal Defense
Having a new Washington, DC, office is coming in handy for Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, with several of the firm's recent hires entering appearances this week on behalf of file-sharing Web site Megaupload and its millionaire founder, Kim Schmitz, ...

Friends, lawyers wage campaign for Zimmerman
Zimmerman appears poised to ratchet up the damage control by having more of his relatives go public, launching a website and hiring a veteran criminal defense attorney with a solid reputation and experience on TV. With attorney Hal Uhrig on the case, ...

Veteran Detroit attorney Susan Reed in spotlight again as she takes on Bashara ...
Veteran Detroit attorney Susan Reed in spotlight again as she takes on Bashara ...

Embezzlers these days more likely to be women
As a veteran criminal defense attorney, Craig Cascarano has defended scores of women accused of embezzlement. After his own secretary wrote more than $12000 in checks to herself with law firm money, the Minneapolis attorney also knew what it felt like ...

Bales' colorful lawyer now on big stage, says 'war is on trial'
Browne, a criminal defense lawyer, recites statistics like someone reading from the back of a baseball card. He says he has “represented 13 police officers – and got not-guilty verdicts in every case.” A few minutes later: “I've got not-guilty verdicts ...

Public defender removed after 42 years
By Paula Reed Ward / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Dante Bertani has a reputation in Westmoreland County for having a passion for criminal defense -- and for being late. Even for court, where for the past 42 years, he served as the county's first and only ...

Clarification of self-defense and stand-your-ground
His relatives, attorney, and criminal defense lawyer continue to use this self-defense claim as a fatal arm against Trayvon'sfamily and thousands of Americans, including President Obama, who ask for clarity and justice. In order to participate in this ...

Bales' colorful lawyer in national spotlight, says 'war is on trial'
Browne, a criminal defense lawyer, recites statistics like someone reading from the back of a baseball card. He says he has “represented 13 police officers – and got not-guilty verdicts in every case.” A few minutes later: “I've got not-guilty verdicts ...

Grand jury canceled in Trayvon Martin case
"It speaks to the fact that she wants to do this investigation thoroughly and not be on someone else's timeline," said Randy Reep, a criminal defense attorney based in Jacksonville, of Corey's decision. "It would be folly to make a determination of the ...

AP News in Brief at 5:58 pm EDT
Corey's decision means she doesn't have to rely on potentially unpredictable jurors, said David Hill, an Orlando criminal defense attorney. NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is spending $1 billion to buy the photo-sharing company Instagram in the social ...

More Drivers Arrested for Drug DUI in Arizona in 2011; Maricopa County ...
More Drivers Arrested for Drug DUI in Arizona in 2011; Maricopa County ...

Criminal Defense Lawyer Plays Killer Role in Award-Winning Independent Film
By Martha Neil If criminal defense attorney Kevin Broughton was ordering his final meal on Earth, he'd want it to include frog legs. But when asked to order on behalf of his character, a twisted Mississippi killer headed to execution in Old Oak, ...

San Jose Criminal Attorney Richard Weese of Summit Defense Attorneys Helps ...
San Jose Criminal Attorney Richard Weese of Summit Defense Attorneys Helps ...

Celebrity defense attorney shares insights during La Jolla lecture series
By Pat Sherman High-profile criminal defense attorney Roger J. Rosen addresses the April 4 meeting of the Group of 12 & Friends at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute. Pat Sherman Internationally renown criminal defense attorney Roger J. Rosen ...

We Hear: Tim Cahill, Chris Herren, Red Sox, and more...
We Hear: Tim Cahill, Chris Herren, Red Sox, and more...

What Does OJ Simpson Have to Do with Trayvon Martin?
Was the press conference held Tuesday by lawyers who may or may not have been representing George Zimmerman, the man who shot Trayvon Martin, the most farcical in the recent history of the criminal-defense bar? Not even close, despite the sight of two ...

'Millionaire Matchmaker' Con Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud
Criminal Defense Attorney Dana Cole told ABC News. That's what makes him convincing, is that he can tell the world, 'Hey you know the bank says I'm a multi-millionaire, so I must be,'" said criminal defense attorney Dana Cole, who has no connection to ...

Zimmerman's former attorneys
Until Tuesday, the two attorneys -- who have focused solely on criminal defense in recent years -- comprised the legal team representing George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Florida, who ignited a firestorm of controversy when ...




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