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Top New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Joel S. Walter to Lead I CARE Foundation Criminal Law Oversight Committee
Joel S. Walter, a highly respected and renown New York City criminal defense lawyer and a Board of Director member of the International Child Abduction Research and Enlightenment Foundation (I CARE Foundation), will oversee the foundation's newly created 'Criminal Law Oversight Committee'.New York (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 The International Child Abduction Research and Enlightenment Foundation (I ...

Will Allen Stanford Walk?
After more than 3 years in jail, a head injury sustained in a fight with another inmate, and a revolving door of at least a dozen lawyers, Ponzi suspect Allen Stanford's trial finally began last month. NetNet spoke with Richard Roth, white collar criminal defense attorney at the Roth Law Firm.

International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Sudan’s defense minister
THE HAGUE, The Netherlands — International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Sudan’s defense minister. Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read full article >>

ICC issues warrant to Sudan minister over Darfur
Sudan's defense minister is now 3rd senior regime official sought by International Criminal Court over atrocities in Darfur

Sudan's Defense Minister Sought by Int'l Court
Sudan's defense minister sought by International Criminal Court

Sudan's defense minister sought by int'l court
The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant Thursday for Sudan's defense minister, the third senior regime official sought by the court for alleged involvement in atrocities in Darfur.

Sudan’s defense minister sought by International Criminal Court over Darfur
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant Thursday for Sudan’s defense minister, the third senior regime official sought by the court for alleged involvement in atrocities in Darfur. Read full article >>

Sudan defense chief ordered arrested by International Criminal Court
AMSTERDAM - The International Criminal Court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese Defense Minister Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein as part of investigations into atrocities in Darfur.

International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Sudan's defense minister
THE HAGUE, The Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Sudan's defense minister.

ICC issues arrest warrant for Sudan's defense minister
The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan's defense minister over his alleged involvement in atrocities in Darfur. He is one of several senior regime officials sought by the court.

New public defender promises 'passion'
Elliot Howsie, the Pittsburgh lawyer named today to be the new chief public defender in Allegheny County, pledged to bring "a passion for criminal defense" to the post.

ICC issues warrant for Sudan defense chief
UNITED NATIONS, March 1 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday issued an arrest warrant for Sudan's defense minister, charging him with war crimes.

Hague court wants Sudan defense minister arrested
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant on Thursday for Sudanese Defense Minister Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein as part of investigations into atrocities in Darfur. Hussein is the latest of several senior officials in Sudan to be indicted by the court at The Hague. Among others, it is seeking the arrest of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on charges of ...

Abdel Raheem Mohamed Hussein, Sudan's defense minister, wanted by ICC
Abdel Raheem Mohamed Hussein, Sudan's defense minister, has been issued an arrest warrant by the International Criminal Court. read more

After 15 minutes of deliberation, Michael Mayo found not guilty
Michael Mayo was found not guilty after less than 15 minutes of jury deliberations.

Sudan's defense minister wanted for war crimes
The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan's defense minister for 41 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes allegedly committed in the Darfur region.

Criminal gets life sentence for murder of accomplice shot by victim
A man faces a life prison sentence upon being convicted Thursday of “felony murder” for the fatal shooting of his alleged accomplice in crime by a woman who said she was attacked in her home.

New Allegheny County chief public defender has ideas for office
Elliot Howsie thinks he's developed a few ideas through his work as a criminal defense lawyer on how to fix the embattled Allegheny County Public Defender's Office while saving tax dollars.

Texas Criminal Law Attorney Kevin L. Collins Invited to Speak at Two Legal Events
San Antonio criminal defense attorney Kevin L. Collins of The Law Offices of Kevin L. Collins has been invited to present to the Texas College for Judicial Studies and the University of Texas-San Antonio on April 10, 2012 (PRWeb March 02, 2012) Read the full story at (link) prweb9223780.htm

New Texas Drug Laws Recently Went Into Effect; Georgetown Criminal Defense Lawyer Analyzes Drug Offenses and Penalties ...
The 82nd Texas legislature included bath salts and synthetic marijuana products in the Texas Controlled Substances Act on September 1, 2011 under SB 331 and HB 2118. Georgetown criminal defense lawyer Michael J. Price discusses the changes to Texas’ drug laws, and the potential offenses and penalties an individual could face if they are charged with and convicted of a drug crime.Georgetown ...

Texas Criminal Law Attorney Kevin L. Collins Invited to Speak at Two Legal Events
San Antonio criminal defense attorney Kevin L. Collins of The Law Offices of Kevin L. Collins has been invited to present to the Texas College for Judicial Studies and the University of Texas-San Antonio on April 10, 2012San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 San Antonio criminal defense attorney Kevin L. Collins has received an invitation to speak at two events, both scheduled for April 10 ...

Sudanese minister wanted for war crimes
THE HAGUE, Netherlands, March 2 (UPI) -- The Sudanese defense minister is wanted for more than 40 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity during the genocide in Darfur, the ICC said.

Career criminal avoids death penalty trial with guilty plea
Family members of both victims tell News 12 they they got word earlier this week Grubbs would be sentenced Friday.

Judge Adair To Take Over Desai Criminal Case
District Judge Valerie Adair has been assigned to take over the high-profile criminal case against Dr. Dipak Desai that stems from the hepatitis C outbreak. Chief District Judge Jennifer Togliatti made the appointment in a brief order on Friday. Adair,

Houston, Texas Family Law and Full-Service Burton Law Firm Launches New Website
Burton Law Firm in Houston, Texas recently launched a website to make it easier than ever to connect with an experienced family, criminal and business lawyer or to get answers to basic legal questions.Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 03, 2012 Burton Law Firm in Houston recently launched a new website, providing a valuable online legal resource to current and potential clients throughout Texas.The ...

'Deadly Sins' debuts with affair, murder
Crime stories, whether fiction or nonfiction, consistently draw television viewers (see: any "CSI," "Criminal Minds," etc.), something Kavinoky chalks up to humans' basest instincts.

Source: Criminal leader is dead
Mexico’s Secretariat of National Defense, or Sedena, confirmed the deaths of 13 presumed cartel hit men in Nuevo Laredo on Thursday in a news release.

Sudan's Bashir slams ICC warrant for defense minister
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir condemned an International Criminal Court arrest warrant issued for his defense minister, who stood by his side during a speech on Saturday. The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant on Thursday for Defence Minister Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein as part of an investigation into atrocities in Darfur. Hussein is the ...

False Confessions
The criminal defense lawyer Ronald L. Kuby responds to a Sunday Review article, “Why Do Innocent People Confess?”

Cowboy criminal captivated Coast
The saga of a handsome Montana cowboy, tried three times for the same murder, began when Hancock County business owner Charles Flink fell dead from two bullets after surprising a prowler in November 1955.

Obituary: Steve Bauer, prominent Sacramento criminal defense lawyer
To say Steve Bauer was a prominent Sacramento criminal defense attorney wouldn't be accurate. To say he was one of the best would be.

Raleigh Criminal Attorney M. Moseley Matheson has Been Selected to Serve as a Mentor Attorney to the Capital Area Teen ...
Attorney M. Moseley Matheson has served as a valuable volunteer to the Capital Area Teen Court program. As a result of his diligent commitment to this program, he has been selected to serve as Mentor Attorney and accompany their Mock Trial Team to Wilmington to face off in the State competition.Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 04, 2012 The Matheson Law Office, Pllc is excited to announce ...

No Charges to be Held Against Imhoff and Associates Client Wrongfully Accused of Child Molestation
With the help of the Imhoff and Associates Criminal Defense law firm, the potential sex crime case against Luis Galicia, a San Diego resident wrongfully convicted of child molestation, has been officially closed with no charges re-filed. The Prefile case successful outcome presents a tremendous victory for Galicia and his family.San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 Prosecutors in San Diego ...

ANALYSIS-NFL-'Bounty' scandal could end up in U.S. courts
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Jail, not NFL future, should be No. 1 on Williams' list of worries
Gregg Williams' NFL future? That doesn't interest Gregg Doyel, who says Williams shouldn't have one. After consulting a trusted legal adviser, Doyel says Williams should really concern himself with staying out of jail.

Raleigh Criminal Lawyer Joins National College of DUI Defense
Raleigh criminal lawyer Damon Chetson announced his membership in the National College of DUI Defense, a leading organization of criminal defense lawyers who focus on DWI defense law.Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 Raleigh criminal lawyer Damon Chetson announced today that he has been accepted as a member of the National College of DUI Defense, a leading organization for lawyers who focus in ...

AG gives Sandusky camp some documents, but not all
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Jerry Sandusky is getting some of the prosecution records he wants to help prepare his criminal defense on child sex abuse charges, but the attorney general's office argued in a court filing Monday that he shouldn't be provided with other material.

Sandusky lawyers granted access to some info
Jerry Sandusky is getting some of the prosecution records he wants to help prepare his criminal defense on child sex abuse charges, but the attorney general's office argued in a court filing Monday that he shouldn't be provided with other material.

Pa. AG responds to Sandusky request for documents
Jerry Sandusky is getting some of the prosecution records he wants to help prepare his criminal defense on child sex abuse charges, but the attorney general's office argued in a court filing Monday that he shouldn't be provided with other material. The 15-page response by state prosecutors said the former Penn State assistant football coach has no right through the court discovery process...

Pa. AG responds to Sandusky request for documents
Jerry Sandusky is getting some of the prosecution records he wants to help prepare his criminal defense on child sex abuse charges, but the attorney general's office argued in a court filing Mon...

Pa. AG responds to Sandusky request for documents
(03-05) 12:52 PST Harrisburg, Pa. (AP) -- Jerry Sandusky is getting some of the prosecution records he wants to help prepare his criminal defense on child sex abuse charges, but the attorney general's office argued in a...

Pa. AG responds to Sandusky request for documents
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Jerry Sandusky is getting some of the prosecution records he wants to help prepare his criminal defense on child sex abuse charges, but the attorney general's office argued in a court filing Monday that he shouldn't be provided with other material.

Pa. AG responds to Sandusky request for documents
Jerry Sandusky is getting some of the prosecution records he wants to help prepare his criminal defense on child sex abuse charges, but the attorney general's office argued in a court filing Monday that he shouldn't be provided with other material. The 15-page response by state prosecutors said the former Penn State assistant football coach has no right through the court discovery process...

Former SDNY Prosecutor Anthony S. Barkow Joins Jenner & Block's New York Office as a Partner in the White Collar ...
NEW YORK, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenner & Block today announced that Anthony S. Barkow has joined the Firm's New York office as a partner in its White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice.  ...

Mark Bennett of 'Defending People' Running for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
Mark Bennett, a Houston criminal defense lawyer who is also the author of the Defending People blog (not to mention one of the Three Angry Lawyers), announced Sunday night on his blog that he will be running for a judge position on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. The announcement was so momentous that it prompted Scott Greenfield to start posting again at his "Simple Justice" blog, which he ...

AG refuses to give Sandusky camp all documents
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Jerry Sandusky is getting some of the prosecution records he wants to help prepare his criminal defense on child sex abuse charges, but the attorney general's office argued in a court filing Monday that he shouldn't be provided with other material.

Goodman's lawyers ask for individual questioning of jurors
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Wellington Polo Club founder John Goodman is charged with killing 23-year-old Scott Wilson and then running away from the scene. Publicity has never died down in the two years since Wilson's death. But it recently when into...

Deputy prosecutor Bob Zoss leaving the office
One of Vanderburgh County's longest serving deputy prosecutors is leaving the office to focus on criminal defense work.

AG responds to Sandusky request for documents
HARRISBURG - Jerry Sandusky is getting some of the prosecution records he wants to help prepare his criminal defense on child sex abuse charges, but the attorney general's office argued in a court filing Monday that he shouldn't be provided with...

More Tennesseans seek to expunge criminal records
More Tennesseans than ever are filing to have dismissed and deferred criminal charges wiped from their records.




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