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FIFA's ethics committee wants to end secrecy on t accused officials

...Richard Barklie, 50, Jordan Munday, 20, Josh Parsons, 20, and William Simpson, 26, all deny any racism.Defense lawyers for all of the four men said they were not chanting or being racist, and Sylla was pushed off the train simply because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-16/fifas-ethics-committ
Former Nazi and Auschwitz camp soldier, now 94, convicted of his work at death camp in WWII

...Both sides have a week to appeal, and both prosecutors and the defense said they would consider whether to do so. Defense lawyer Hans Holtermann said Groening remains free in the meantime, and given his age and the possible length of appeal proceedings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-15/former-nazi-and-auschwitz-camp-sold
SC officer is indicted in shooting black man

...penalty doesn't apply because there are no aggravating circumstances such as robbery or kidnapping.Slager's defense lawyer, Andy Savage, said he won't comment "until we have an opportunity to fully evaluate the state's case and to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-08/sc-officer-indicted-shooting
Shell casings found in Hernandez's car were fired from same gun, officer says

...Attorney William McCauley asked."No," Sanchez said. She said Hernandez did not mention other plans for the night.Defense lawyer Michael Fee reminded Sanchez that the same night, Sunday June 16, 2013, Hernandez proposed a Father's Day toast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-25/shell-casings-found-hernandez
Longtime SC sheriff sent to prison for year

...Wooten said. "Mr. Metts was the law. He was the sheriff. And his conduct did not promote for the law."Defense lawyers lauded the former sheriff's charitable accomplishments, saying that allowing him to serve probation with community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-27/longtime-sc-sheriff-se
Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder, sentenced to life

...daughter.Lloyd's sister, Olivia Thibou, said Wednesday that prosecutors in the trial were her "dream team."Defense lawyers left the courthouse without commenting.Hernandez, a native of Bristol, Conn., was an All-American out of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-15/ex-nfl-star-hernandez-convict
Indiana Pacers seeking a spark as NBA trade deadline nears

...took over after Jacque Vaughn was fired earlier this month following a 15-37 start to his third season. COURTS: A defense lawyer for Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin got another month to try to resolve a Las Vegas criminal complaint stemming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-02-17/indiana-pacers-seeking-spark-
Georgia man convicted in killing outside preschool argues his conviction should be reversed

...charges including perjury and giving false statements.Neuman's trial lawyers used his mental health as his only defense, lawyer J. Scott Key argued in an appeal of Neuman's conviction."That defense relied upon Mr. Neuman's affair with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-17/georgia-man-convicted-
Attorney said Auburn played killed at party opened fire

...killing an Auburn Uni versity football player opened fire because the athlete also was shooting a gun during a party, a defense lawyer said Monday.Markhale Hart, 22, was defending himself when Jakell Mitchell, 18, was shot to death in Auburn in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-12/attorney-said-auburn-play
Pistorius gets 5-year sentence

...sentence as well as the defense case for a more lenient punishment for Pistorius. She said it was a balancing act after defense lawyers had argued that Pistorius had already suffered emotionally and financially after what he called an accidental killing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-21/pistorius-gets-5-year-senten