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Public defenders oppose 'conflict case' rule proposal

...either seek more legislative funding or find new ways to convince the legal community to take on more pro bono cases.Bar attorneys argued that public defenders should be held to the same standard as private attorneys representing wealthy clients...
Across the Southeast

...negligent homicide in the deaths of 35 nursing home residents after Hurricane Katrina asked a state judge Monday to bar Attorney General Charles Foti from prosecuting the case. Defense counsel filed two motions in the case against Salvador and...
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Attorneys challenge legality of private probation

...civil proceeding that challenges the lawfulness of his imprisonment -- is granted, he must serve two months behind bars. Attorneys John B. Long, A. Montague Miller and John C. Bell volunteered to represent McGee and seek a ruling that the use...
Dentist is indicted on murder charge

...before the Gwinnett County grand jury met. They cited intense media coverage and asked for a gag order that would bar attorneys from discussing the case with reporters. A Gwinnett County Superior Court judge denied the request to move the grand...
U.S. Attorney's Office outlines reasons for barring Joe Neal Jr. from practicing law

A detailed list of the actions that led two judges to bar attorney Joe Neal Jr. from practicing in federal court was filed Tuesday by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Savannah.
Sludge plaintiffs want statement from Adams

ATHENS, Ga. --- Lawyers for the state have asked a federal judge to bar attorneys in a lawsuit over sludge safety from taking a sworn statement from University of Georgia President Michael Adams. "Because Adams...
Across South Carolina

...heavy hitter" or the "strong arm" if the state Supreme Court approves a change to its ethics guidelines that bars attorneys from using such nicknames in advertising. On Wednesday, the high court heard from attorneys and law professors on...
Odds and Ends

...clients and to each other and tenacity, determination and aggressiveness in representing our injured clients." Florida Bar attorney Randi Klayman Lazarus wrote the pit bull "represents a ferocious animal that inspires heart-throbbing fear...
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