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New court fees to affect citizens, lawyers and media

...Bottger said. "These copying fees haven't been changed since 1990 or earlier."Andy Haas, a Homer criminal defense lawyer, said he does not expect the copying fee change to affect him. Haas often takes on cases through the Alaska Office...
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Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings

...Omar-Dorda and Gadhafi's former prime minister, Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi.The rulings can be appealed, and a defense lawyer in the case, Ali Aldaa, said he would challenge it before the Libyan Supreme Court. Another lawyer, Hussien Al-Sherif...
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Lawyers in theater shooting trial make final appeals to jury

...reasonable doubt, and he needs to be held accountable for what he did," District Attorney George Brauchler said.But defense lawyer Daniel King countered that Holmes was controlled by his schizophrenia."The mental illness caused this to happen...
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Living & Growing: Racism: Society's original sin

...seen the world the way he did. Race certainly played a role in what happened next. His mother hired a top-notch defense lawyer, who got the charge reduced to manslaughter. He was convicted of that crime but only served four years in prison...
Former Auschwitz guard, 94, convicted as accessory to murder

...Both sides have a week to appeal, and both prosecutors and the defense said they would consider whether to do so. Defense lawyer Hans Holtermann said Groening remains free in the meantime, and given his age and the possible length of appeal proceedings...
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Lawyer: Reporter in Iran faces 4 charges revealed Monday following her first in-depth meeting with the journalist.The Post, citing a statement from defense lawyer Leila Ahsan, said Jason Rezaian also faces charges of "conducting propaganda against the establishment," ''collaborating...
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Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

...reasonable for the situation," said veteran criminal defense lawyer Jack McMahon, a former Philadelphia prosecutor...train sped off going 106 mph in the curve?" asked defense lawyer Frank DeSimone.DeSimone represented a tugboat operator...
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Woman gets life sentence in granddaughter's running death

...death occurs," Harp said.Garrard is expected to be transferred to Alabama's only prison for women this week.Defense lawyer Dani Bone said he was pleased the judge and prosecutor agreed to uphold the jury's recommendation of a life sentence...
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Pimp of prostitute killed by Marine pleads guilty

...done for nothing."Miles is scheduled to be sentenced in June 24. Assistant U.S. Attorney Craig Gabriel and defense lawyer Noel Grefenson jointly recommend three years in federal prison. The judge is not bound by the recommendation but...
My Turn: Attacking Public Defenders for doing their job is a disservice to all

...the specific facts in each particular case as to the offense and the offender. The job of the prosecutor and the defense lawyer is to argue those facts to the best of their ability on behalf of the government and the defendant. A criminal defense...


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