Klebnikov murder suspects lawyer obstructing trial - court
MOSCOW, January 11 (RIA Novosti) - The Moscow City Court is to submit a declaration to the Chamber of Attorneys on infringements of professional etiquette by a defense lawyer in the murder trial of journalist Paul Klebnikov, a prosecution lawyer said Wednesday.
Unlikely Allies Back Three-Strikes Change
A new effort to restrict Californias controversial three-strikes law to violent offenders has been launched by strange bedfellows — Los Angeles Countys top prosecutor and a prominent criminal-defense lawyer.
Lawyer fears toll of rape defense
Politics have permeated one of the most-watched criminal cases pending in the Lake County Courthouse. Mark Curran is a candidate for sheriff. Hes also a Waukegan attorney representing Christopher Hanson, who is charged with rape.
Challenging Strict DUI Laws One Case at a Time
There was a time when Myles L. Berman was just another L.A. lawyer taking on personal injury and criminal defense cases.
Lawyer convicted of torturing wife
An El Dorado Superior Court jury Tuesday convicted defense attorney Richard W. Hamlin of torture, the most serious of his 18 domestic violence charges.
Charged in 4 deaths, Spahalski discards defense
(January 11, 2006) — Robert Bruce Spahalski today cast aside what a judge called a significant defense to charges that he killed four people — the disclosure that police investigated someone else for one of the homicides.
Right to be own lawyer weighed
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- When the first U.S. military commission since World War II resumes today, military lawyers will be tackling a thorny issue bedeviling the Bush administration effort to try suspected terrorists: the rights of an alleged war criminal to defend himself.
Keel announces for Court of Criminal Appeals
State Representative Terry Keel, R-Austin, recently filed in the Republican primary for place eight on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. The position on the states highest criminal court is a statewide race. The current incumbent is Charles Holcomb.
People on the move
Roberta Hayashi Berliner Cohen of San Jose, which specializes in real estate, business, tax, employment, land-use and environmental law, trusts and estates and white-collar criminal defense, appointed Roberta Hayashi partner.
Taming a defiant mind Lori Farmers recovery from mental illness opens window on insanity defense
Lori Farmer paces around with her guitar on open-mike night at the sandwich shop, a colorful place filled with other eager performers who dont know about her past.