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Defense lawyer seeks mistrial in Yukon River arrest trial; prosecutor calls request 'radical'

...Yukon River has called for a mistrial, saying the prosecutor inserted himself in the case by producing evidence. Defense lawyer Bill Satterberg made the motion in federal court Tuesday on behalf of his client, 70-year-old Jim Wilde of Central...
Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony at trial

...head to show the entrance and exit wounds in Steenkamp's skull.Masipa briefly halted the testimony to ask chief defense lawyer Barry Roux to attend to his client. The judge later asked whether Pistorius was able to understand the proceedings...
South African police replace top Pistorius investigator

...on previous days in court. In front of Pistorius, defense lawyer Barry Roux pounced on the apparent disarray in the...some level of shock if the accused is released?"Defense lawyer Roux responded: "I think there will be a level of...
Ousted Egyptian President Morsi to face new trial on terror charges

...history goes to the criminal court," proclaimed the title of the prosecution announcement.Mohammed el-Damati, a defense lawyer for the Brotherhood, denounced the new trial - and those already started - as "political," aiming to give a legal...
Police confused testimony in Pistorius case

...Pistorius' bedroom. Nel quickly cut the officer off and said the drugs were actually testosterone. Pistorius' lead defense lawyer, Barry Roux, asserted when questioning the detective - who has 16 years' experience as a detective and 24 years...
Weeping Pistorius faces premeditated murder charge

...time, said William Booth, a prominent Cape Town defense lawyer.Such a serious charge makes it more difficult for...a situation where there isn't a witness," the defense lawyer said. "If I just plan it in my mind and I arrive...
Pistorius thought lover an intruder in shooting

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius wept Tuesday as his defense lawyer read the athlete's account of how he shot his girlfriend to death on Valentine's Day, claiming he had mistaken her for an...
Woman charged with Angoon killing can't locate defense lawyer

The woman accused of killing Richard W. "Buddy" George Jr. in Angoon in July had a question for the judge in court Friday. Denni R. Starr, 22, charged with second-degree murder, wanted to know what was supposed to be going on. She couldn't ask her attorney. No defense attorney had shown up. Juneau Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks ordered the Office of Public Advocacy, which represented Starr at previous hearings, to show cause why it shouldn't be held in contempt for failing to represent Starr.
Judge scolds Kohring's lawyer for press contact

...Sedwick told John Henry Browne, a Seattle criminal defense lawyer, to stop trying Kohring's bribery and corruption...that were getting lots of publicity. The judge the defense lawyer's behavior was "unusual, to say the least...
2nd Linehan murder trial in Anchorage postponed

...accused of conspiring to kill a man. The murder trial for Michele Linehan had been scheduled for January, but her defense lawyer won more time Tuesday to prepare his case. KTUU reports the judge will decide next month on a new trial date. This...
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