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Pat LaLama Reports: Jury Hears Closing Arguments From Defense (Lazarus Trial ...
The Criminal Report Daily (blog)March 6, 2012

That's how defense attorney Mark Overland described most of the state's case against former LAPD detective Stephanie Lazarus. Taking his turn in closing arguments on Monday, Overland insisted that the original detectives in the 1986 murder ...more »

Plea deal possible for former sheriff accused in meth-for-sex case
Fox 31 KDVR.comMarch 6, 2012

“It's a good indication that there's ongoing negotiation likely to lead to a plea agreement,” says criminal defense attorney David Beller. He is not a part of this case. He would've been advised of the charges against him which include possession of ...more »

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Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin case known as tough
San Jose Mercury NewsMarch 31, 2012

The special prosecutor leading the investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a neighborhood watch volunteer is known for her tough tactics aimed at locking up criminals for long sentences and making it difficult to negotiate ...more »

Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin case known as tough
Boston.comMarch 31, 2012

The special prosecutor leading the investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a neighborhood watch volunteer is known for her tough tactics aimed at locking up criminals for long sentences and making it difficult to negotiate ...more »

Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin case known as tough
OcalaMarch 31, 2012

Defense attorneys who have gone up against Corey in court say she is up for the job. "She is a tough-minded prosecutor who is prepared, thorough and a very good advocate for the prosecution in the court," said Ann Finnell, a Jacksonville defense...more »

Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin case known as tough
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionMarch 31, 2012

Defense attorneys who have gone up against Corey in court say she is up for the job. "She is a tough-minded prosecutor who is prepared, thorough and a very good advocate for the prosecution in the court," said Ann Finnell, a Jacksonville defense...more »

Attorney Steve Sumner Speaks at the Charleston School of Law
PR Web (press release)March 31, 2012

... and teach on issues and breakthroughs important to the DUI defense community. Attorney Steve Sumner, of Greenville, South Carolina, was recently asked to speak at the Charleston School of Law on the topic of "Preparing a Criminal Case for Trial.more »

Star Watch: Indiana lacks answers on toxicology lab tests used in criminal cases
Indianapolis StarMarch 31, 2012

Chezem's statement, however, leaves out a critical player in the process -- defense attorneys. It's an omission that infuriates Larry Landis, executive director of the state Public Defenders Council. Landis said many people charged with crimes based on ...more »

Bales' attorney claims 'information blackout' from government
msnbc.comMarch 31, 2012

However, I do believe John Henry Browne is up to the task of preparing a solid defense for his client as all of the facts come out! If (but for the grace of God go I!) I were ever in need of a criminal defense attorney, JHBrowne would be "it!more »

More Killings Called Self-Defense
Wall Street JournalMarch 31, 2012

... killers are determined to have acted in self defense. The data on justifiable homicides and their relationship to "stand your ground" laws hasn't been rigorously studied, according to criminal scientists, and it leaves some questions unanswered.more »

More Killings Called Self-Defense
Wall Street JournalMarch 31, 2012

Supporters of stand-your-ground laws say they empower people to confront criminals in life-threatening situations, rather than flee. "I don't want to find out whether I can outrun a bullet," said James Corley, a Columbia, SC, lawyer who shot and killed ...more »

DA candidate Barson faces criminal charges
Summit Daily NewsMarch 30, 2012

By Caddie Nath Criminal defense lawyer Todd Barson, the locally favored Democratic candidate for District Attorney, was charged with domestic violence, child abuse and harassment Friday, Breckenridge police confirmed. Barson, 44, turned himself in to ...more »

Criminal defense attorney Lincoln Mintz, known for high-profile cases, has died
Inside Bay AreaMarch 30, 2012

By Pamela Gocobachi Lincoln Mintz, a criminal defense lawyer known for taking on notorious murder cases, died of declining health March 21 at Kaiser Hospital in Hayward. He was 70. An Oakland native, Mintz graduated from Oakland High School in 1959 ...more »

Criminal defense attorney Lincoln Mintz, known for high-profile cases, has died
Contra Costa TimesMarch 30, 2012

By Pamela Gocobachi Lincoln Mintz, a criminal defense lawyer known for taking on notorious murder cases, died of declining health March 21 at Kaiser Hospital in Hayward. He was 70. An Oakland native, Mintz graduated from Oakland High School in 1959 ...more »

What You Don't Know About Prosecutorial Oversight: Our Chat with Attorney...
Dallas Observer (blog)March 30, 2012

Morton's case has become a focal point of any story or discussion about prosecutorial misconduct, a subject we explore below with Betty Blackwell, an Austin criminal defense attorney and former chair of the Commission for Lawyer Discipline, ...more »

Lawyers: Court of public opinion no place for Trayvon case
USA TODAYMarch 30, 2012

On the other side, particularly in the past few days, there are impassioned pleas by Zimmerman's brother, father, lawyer and friends begging the public to consider the counter-argument: The 28-year-old neighborhood watch captain struggled for his life ...more »

Bank Fraud Conviction Reversed In Benton Bank Case, Defendant Released ...
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)March 30, 2012

MIAMI--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--White collar criminal defense attorney David M. Garvin today announced the successful appeal of the bank fraud conviction of Timothy Parkes in a case involving the former Benton Bank in Polk County, Tenn. On Feb.more »

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