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Defense attorney grills former peanut plant manager in trial linked to salmonella outbreak

...behind bars.Bondurant then pointed out that the government's lawyers could ask the judge for further leniency, including no prison...and liability from use of the product.Michael Parnell's lawyer, Ed Tolley, then had Lightsey review a "continuing pure...

Legal experts say challenging cap limit might be NCAA's best bet

...is unreasonable," said Robert McTamaney, an antitrust lawyer with the firm of Carter, Ledyard & Milburn. "If the restraint...second and third rounds.This time, the governing body's lawyers face a vastly different obstacle. The appeal, promised by...

Murder trial begins for second suspect in 2013 Augusta homicide

...his testimony would not be used if Bonman is successful on appeal and wins a new trial.Bonman cannot be trusted, Cooper's lawyer told the jury in his opening statement. Bonman, the only suspect witnesses told sheriff investigators about, changed his...


...Moore's lawsuit against forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the bloody, on-ice attack ended Moore's career.Lawyer Geoff Adair confirmed the case was "settled in its totality" but said terms are confidential. ? From staff and wire reports

How much should we pay for convicting wrong guy?

...prosecutors were to blame, although the appeals courts are full of such cases. And they didn't complain that they had a bad lawyer, another frequent basis for appeals."It is a prosecutor's worst nightmare to get a notification that you have got a wrongful...

Fight for religious liberty is changing

...liberty cases reached the courts, the people seeking protection for their beliefs were mostly from small faith groups and their lawyers were liberals.The contested issues were narrow: a demand that plain, black Amish buggies carry bright safety triangles...

Police: Mom helped son partake in 'fire challenge'

...delinquency of a minor. A phone listing for Talley could not be found, and police records didn't indicate whether she had a lawyer.In the past month or so, the "fire challenge" has increased in popularity on the Internet. Participants are supposed to...

Understudy Reggie Carter seizes opportunity with Bulldogs

...a year of eligibility upon transferring. Mayfield appealed at Tech, but it was denied.Mayfield's family hired El Paso lawyer Jim Darnell to help with the appeal.Mayfield played in eight games as a freshman walk-on last season at Tech, passing for...

Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

...agreement that was instituted in 2002.In the last contested election, in 1968-69, owners turned to their outside labor lawyer, Bowie Kuhn.Manfred, whose term was not specified, grew up in Rome, New York ? about an hour's drive from the Hall...