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  • in a development that has potential to shift the balance of power in a largely stalemated battle.WASHINGTON - Defense lawyers for the ex-Blackwater security guards accused of killing 14 Iraqis in Baghdad nearly seven years ago are raising...

...but it has reserved the right to target operations that don't follow state law or have ties to organized crime.Defense lawyers say Spokane U.S. Attorney Mike Ormsby has charged cases that likely would not have been prosecuted in state court...

...Tuesday.The five-page order was a victory for defense lawyers representing Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri, who is accused...reporters were able to watch it from Fort Meade.Defense lawyer Richard Kammen renewed his bid to get the judge to...

...You shot and killed her," the prosecutor said. "Take responsibility for what you've done, Mr. Pistorius."Defense lawyer Barry Roux objected to the showing of the gun video, saying it was inadmissible character evidence and amounted to...
Nine years for Wal-Mart shooter

...said. Arguing for a seven-year sentence, the lowest in the range included the plea agreement, court-appointed defense lawyer Dan Lowery said his client was delusional at the time of the shooting. Pirtle had undergone emotional trauma with...

...verdicts and order a retrial because defense lawyers were not given a chance to present...angrily shouted down requests by defense lawyers for more time to review the prosecution's...expected on April 28, the defense lawyers can file an appeal with a court...
Sexual assault case against Army General stalled

...another woman. Richard Scheff, the general's lead defense lawyer, said the defense has not yet decided what to do...agreement. He also criticized prosecutors for not giving defense lawyers the emails sooner: "The only reason we are in this...

...motivated governor working through an unelected attorney general ... whom he appointed to do his bidding," the four defense lawyers wrote.Corbett spokesman Kevin Harley said the defense statement "sounds like the ranting of a desperate man who...

...defender, and appealed to judges in the audience to provide sufficient funding for death penalty cases. She also told defense lawyers and students that death penalty clients deserve their loyalty."Our clients are different," she said. "We should...

...more careful about who is given security clearances," said David J.R. Frakt, a former military prosecutor and defense lawyer who has taught at several law schools.At the same time, legal experts saw differences between the two cases, namely...


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