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Taxpayers likely to pay more for crime defense

...the trial attorney was indeed ineffective. And if the original attorney came from a public defenders' office, the appeal attorney would have to be a private lawyer who didn't have the inherent conflict of interest by working in the same office...

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...loses his final appeal COLUMBIA -A man who killed a trooper during a traffic stop in 1985 has exhausted his last appeal, Attorney General Charlie Condon said. Mr. Condon said he will immediately ask the state Supreme Court to set an execution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/06/met_336970.shtml
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The wait of conviction

...determined why the appeal deadline was missed. If it was an attorney's fault, he is entitled to the motion and his appeal. ATTORNEY DISBARRED DAMON A. MAYES WAS CONVICTED OF ARMED ROBBERY IN JUNE 1998 and sentenced to life in prison. He waited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/18/met_117046.shtml
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...agreed to arbitrate wage claims and that arbitration would take away court protections for the men. He plans to appeal. Attorney William J. Briggs II, who represents the companies, said the original agreement among the guards and the companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/21/ent_86056.shtml
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Judgment will fund orphanage

...and suffering, is pending. H&H, which was found responsible for $1 million of the total verdict, also might appeal, attorney Jason Willcox said. Mr. Evans had the 100-pound tank filled the afternoon of Feb. 18, 2002, at H&H, hauled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/15/met_434483.shtml
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Religion news in brief

...to assign workers to duties compatible with their principles. The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Endres' appeal. Attorney David Kolbe of Warsaw told the Indiana justices at a hearing that the state constitution is more definitive on protecting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/22/rel_416460.shtml
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Williams denied death penalty appeal

...late Tuesday afternoon. In his ruling, Judge Bowen explained that Mr. Williams failed to prove that his former appeal attorney, Richard Allen, was deficient in handling Mr. Williams' case. "It may be hindsight ironic ... that Mr. Allen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/13/met_212879.shtml
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Former Dynegy executive to begin serving 24-year sentence May 20

...in investments after the deal came to light in April 2002. Last month the judge rejected an argument from Olis' appeal attorney, David Gerger, that the calculation of loss tied to his crimes appeared to include stock declines before Project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/bus_414651.shtml
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Several face possibility of death penalty

...hand and feet in the bedroom of his South Boundary home in December 1993. Mr. Council's case is still on direct appeal. Attorney Bob Dudek of the South Carolina Office of Appellate Defense will file a brief with the Supreme Court this week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/03/met_227321.shtml
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