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Not guilty plea for Charleston church shooting suspect; he wants opposite, lawyer says

...so until prosecutors say whether they'll seek the death penalty.During a brief arraignment in federal court, defense attorney David Bruck said that he couldn't counsel his client, Dylann Roof, to enter a guilty plea without knowing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/not-guilty-plea-charleston-c
Aid to Islamic State ends with maximum penalty for Augusta man

...Davis confessed he intended to travel from Turkey to Syria to join the Islamic State.Davis' court-appointed defense attorney Michael N. Loebl asked the judge Tuesday to depart downward from the federal sentencing guidelines. He spoke of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-28/aid-islamic-state-ends
Judge hears arguments in suit against private probation firm

...A big question potentially weighing in Judicial Alter native's favor is the legal question of standing, argued defense attorney Callie Dickson Bryan. Keen was sentenced to 12 months of probation in 2012 and completed that sentence. The only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-27/judge-hears-arguments-
Augusta man acquitted at murder trial

...Coun ty Superior Court in the Oct. 13, 2013, slaying of 44-year-old John Marshall.In her closing argument, defense attorney Olga Izmaylova urged the jury to question why Lay would go find help after seeing Mar shall's body and return to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-15/augusta-man-acquitted-
Hacking probe will stretch longer if feds implicate Cardinals executives

...complete, said Philip Hilder, a Houston criminal defense attorney and former federal prosecutor.Much of that forensics...behind the security breach, said Michael Zweiback, a defense attorney and former federal prosecutor.Zweiback said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-03/hacking-probe-will-stret
Suspect in Charleston killings indicted on three new charges of attempted murder,

...Wilson said in a statement that the new attempted-murder charges stem from survivors of the massacre.Roof's defense attorney did not immediately return a message. Roof's next court date is expected in October.The court records released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-07/suspect-charleston-killings-indicte
Charges reduced in shooting case

...caregiver felt about testifying in court.In addition, the facts of the case have remained muddled, Williams said. Defense attorney John Kraft said Crowell's contention is that the victim was stealing items from his apartment and there was a struggle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-10/charges-reduced-shooti
Hephzibah man who fled traffic stop sentenced to prison term

...DUIs. Burroughs panicked because he was afraid having a shotgun in the vehicle would land him in serious trouble, defense attorney George Bush told the judge.Burroughs had no prior felony offense, said Assistant District Attorney Robert Homlar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-02/hephzibah-man-who-fled
Jury deliberating in murder case against Navy veteran

...before her death. When she died, she still had bruises along her sides."Mere suspicion doesn't cut it," defense attorney Harold Jones argued to the jury in his closing statement. The cause of the child's death should be questioned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-24/jury-deliberating-murd
River Watch wrong-way driver found guilty of felony murder

...answer for you, but there isn't," Wright said of why Sullivan did what she did. "There is only speculation."Defense attorney Sadeer Sab bak told the jury in his closing statement that there is an answer: Sullivan mistakenly got into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-19/river-watch-wrong-way-