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Verdict in murder trial of Oscar Pistorius scheduled for Sept. 11

...seconds in the accused's life where he was standing at the entrance to the bathroom, firearm pointed at the door," defense lawyer Barry Roux said. "That is what this case is all about."Roux argued the killing was an accident and said Pistorius...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-08/verdict-murder-trial
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone pays $100 million fine to end bribery case

...suggested that the sale of the stake to CVC Capital Partners was "an unexpectedly profitable deal" for the bank.Defense lawyer Sven Thomas welcomed the court's decision and said it showed that there would have been a "clear option of acquittal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-05/formula-one-boss-ber
Georgia salmonella trial shows how US food safety relies on honor system

...were free of deadly bacteria.Defense lawyers correctly noted for the jurors...Bondurant, Stewart Parnell's defense lawyer, told jurors during opening...Center for Food Safety.But defense lawyers have a problem of their own...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-salmonella-trial-show
Oscar Pistorius gets into altercation at a Johannesburg nightclub

...is on trial for murder after he fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a bathroom door Feb. 14, 2013. Defense lawyers describe Pistorius, currently free on bail, as a vulnerable figure with a disability who pulled the trigger in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-15/oscar-pistorius-gets
Defense in Oscar Pistorius murder trial rests its case

...the toilet and about to attack him; the prosecution says he shot her after a Valentine's Day argument last year.Defense lawyer Barry Roux said he had finished calling witnesses, and that some people did not want to testify for the defense because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/defense-oscar-pistor
Judge signs off on moving Aaron Hernandez to different facility

...of Cor rection in Dartmouth, which is about an hour and 20 minutes' drive south of Boston. They called baseless defense lawyers' claims that the former tight end's privacy and due process rights were violated by the jail administrator. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-07/judge-signs-moving-aaron-hern
Evaluation finds Pistorius didn't have mental illness

...premeditated murder. He is free on bail.Later Monday, defense lawyer Barry Roux called surgeon Gerald Versfeld, who amputated...hampered as Versfeld was suggesting.Roux, the chief defense lawyer, also called acoustics expert Ivan Lin to testify...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-30/evaluation-finds-pis
Witness at Oscar Pistorius trial recalls hearing screams

...and sometimes passing notes to defense lawyers.Prosecutors allege that Pistorius...after a fatal mistake, as his defense lawyers contend.Burger, who lives...shots," she said.The chief defense lawyer, Barry Roux, opened his cross-examination...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-03/witness-oscar-pistor
Governor's group runs more ads criticial of Sheheen's days as lawyer

...because "our system of government will not work if only one side's represented," said Con don, who now works as a defense lawyer after decades as a prosecutor. "To attack a fellow American for doing this is not right and really disappointing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-28/governors-group-runs-more-ads-criti
SC Bar Association fights back against attack ad

...ensure that justice is not rationed but is available to everyone," the Web site reads. "It is the job of a criminal defense lawyer to ensure his or her client has a fair trial, not to defend the crime."Sheheen and Gov. Nikki Haley, both 42...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-23/sc-bar-association-fights-bac