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NY jury convicts former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager of insider trading charges

...Martoma, though all of this circumstantial evidence, has been caught with his hand deep inside the cookie jar, and defense counsel wants you to think that maybe he was just putting the cookie back," Devlin-Brown said in his closing.Strassberg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-06/ny-jury-convicts-former-sa
Judge's decision brings to light problems in Georgia Capital Defender program

...problems cited by Johnson's defense counsel ? an overwhelming caseload and...be a trend state-wide among defense counsel. The State seeks to determine...his motion "the court expects defense counsel to move expeditiously to successfully...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-07-14/judges-decision-brings
Death-penalty trial is delayed

...memories of witnesses or "undermine public confidence in the judicial system." Roper added that the court and the defense counsel have been discussing the continuance for the past five to six months, and the court expects the defense to quickly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-27/death-penalty-trial-delayed
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Tarver has right skills, lawyers say

...other legal areas with a major civil component, Mr. Carlson said. The office handles civil prosecutions, acts as defense counsel when a federal agency gets sued and works to collect debts owed to the federal government. Examples might be federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/12/met_540610.shtml
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...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 Mabel Mangano, owners of St. Rita's Nursing Home. One seeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/24/met_136929.shtml
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Duke lacrosse players don't answer questions

...that every one of those young men is represented, and I'm fairly shocked that they would run an end play around defense counsel in an attempt to talk to them," said Sutton, who represents one of the men who lived in the off-campus house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/15/oth_77671.shtml
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...February. The court-martial is scheduled to begin Feb. 21 and last up to four days. Staff Sgt. Lopez's lead defense counsel Lt. Col. Scott Jack said her defense will include testimony from five Marines granted immunity, who will talk about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/27/met_49873.shtml
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Cracks in the facade

...ministers who had been tried that morning on charges of treason, corruption and human rights violations. They had no defense counsel and no advance knowledge of the charges.Lashed to the poles with a single green rope, the men were killed in two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2001-09-09/cracks-facade
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Court orders hearing for juror gifts

...unfair trial, dismissing the issue of the gifts by noting that he supports his allegations solely with affidavits of defense counsel relating hearsay. Wellons had recently been fired by his job as a counselor in a mental hospital when he killed India...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-04-19/court-orders-hearing-juror-g
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State of the Union speech text

...DNA evidence to prevent wrongful conviction. Soon I will send to Congress a proposal to fund special training for defense counsel in capital cases, because people on trial for their lives must have competent lawyers by their side. Our third responsibility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/03/met_441755.shtml
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