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Lawyers want Boston bombing trial delayed to Sept 2015
Lawyers defending the prime suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings have requested that his trial, due to start in November, be delayed until at least September next year. Twin bombs planted at the marathon finish line killed three people and injured 264 on April 15, 2013, in an attack allegedly carried out by Chechen brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Environmental Lawyers Find Glaring Gaps in Proposed Aquaculture Regulations
Environmental lawyers have raised serious concerns over proposed new federal regulations that would allow aquaculture facilities to dump aquatic drugs, pesticides and fish waste into wild fish habitat ...
Lawyers clash over emails in 'Bag Men' lawsuit
Lawyers for two Massachusetts residents and for the newspaper that called them "Bag Men" after the Boston Marathon bombing are clashing over the significance of emails that circulated among law ...
Coalition sues over immigrants' access to lawyers
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of lawyers filed a lawsuit Friday to halt the quick deportation of Central American women and children, saying immigrants at a New Mexico detention center don't have proper access to lawyers and are being forced to clean restrooms and retell stories of violence and rape in front of children.
Sedition law used to create fear, silence thought, say lawyers
Lawyers today painted a picture of a government out to instil fear and prevent public thinkers from influencing others with their views in the latest sedition charge against a law professor. They said the penal action against Universiti Malaya law professor Dr Azmi Sharom is a warning to individuals to toe the government’s line or face...
Christie’s Spending on Outside Lawyers Passes $50 Million
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has spent more than $50 million since the start of 2013 on lawyers outside his administration, largely because of costs related to the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal. Spending on outside counsel last year reached $29 million, the most since at least 2005, the earliest information available, according to Lee Moore, a spokesman for the state attorney ...
One more dead, can’t afford another
The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) mourns the passing of one of its members, lawyer Rodolfo R. Felicio, even as it expresses its outrage at how he was mercilessly shot to death by lawless elements on Aug. 24, at Floodway, Taytay, Rizal, while he was with his clients. As of this writing, the authorities have yet to ascertain the identity of the suspect or suspects but are considering ...
Program takes aim at problem lawyers
Professionalism Panel reels in rude attorneys for counseling One lawyer mailed a letter to a judge's home with "unflattering commentary" about a ruling. Another lawyer was so rude in court, he refused to look up from his computer to make eye contact with the judge speaking to him.
Insider traders in U.S. face longer prison terms, Reuters analysis shows
The rise is at least partly driven by the bigger profits being earned through the illegal schemes, defense lawyers said. The trend is likely to continue on Monday when former SAC Capital Advisors manager Mathew Martoma is sentenced for what prosecutors have called the most lucrative insider trading case ever brought. In the five-year period ending December 2013, insider trading defendants ...
Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers seek dismissal
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are asking a judge to dismiss indictments and put proceedings in the case on hold over concerns about the jury selection process in federal court.