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Pistorius trial gives rare glimpse into South African justice system

...testified to seeing Pistorius weeping and praying over his bloodied girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.There is Pistorius' lead lawyer, Barry Roux, in a black gown, trying to cast doubt on the testimony of prosecution witnesses in what veterans say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-08/pistorius-trial-give
Judge denies preliminary approval of NFL concussion settlement, fears $765M may not be enough

...injuries were linked to the players' NFL service and should not be handled through league arbitration.Sol Weiss, a lead lawyer for the ex-players, remained confident the class-action settlement will ultimately be approved."I am very confident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-14/judge-denies-preliminary-appr
Biz Bits

...potentially tens of millions of dollars in back pay and other compensation, plus interest and attorney fees, said lead lawyer David Lichter.Darden spokesman Rich Jeffers said the allegations "fly in the face of our values and how we operate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-06/biz-bits
Lawyer knows showmanship

...matches pitting one larger-than-life character against another -- and not just in the courtroom.Barry Bonds' lead lawyer has a background unfamiliar to most attorneys, one that prepared him for rough exchanges and life in the glare of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-03-26/lawyer-knows-showmanship
Baseball | Sports
Toyota, litigants ask to combine lawsuits

...than 200 lawsuits before a single judge, with Los Angeles federal court emerging as the favored venue.Toyota's lead lawyer, Cari Dawson, of Atlanta, told the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation that the company favors combining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-03-25/toyota-litigants-ask-combi
Business
Across South Carolina

...three years. She was found dead in her bed at the Cope family's home Nov. 29, 2001. Jim Morton, Mr. Cope's lead lawyer, said he was not told the charges would be dropped. He said Mr. Cope would continue to appeal his conviction. Mother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/31/met_432987.shtml
Metro
Report: Clemens' wife injected, too

...congressmen for a second day in a row. "It's pretty clear now who this guy really is," Rusty Hardin, Clemens' lead lawyer, said of McNamee. "This guy never ceases to amaze me." McNamee told baseball investigator George Mitchell that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/09/bas_186758.shtml
Baseball
Lab backlog cited in Brunswick, Ga. slayings case

...department's lead investigator in the case, testified that the analysis may not be completed this year. Joseph Vigneri, lead lawyer for Heinze, complained about the slow pace to Chief Superior Court Judge Amanda Williams during a hearing on Perry's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-23/lab-backlog-cited-brunswick-
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Across Georgia

...co-counsel, Charles M.J. Nester, the supervising attorney for the Brunswick office, would become Heinze's lead lawyer.Heinze has objected and has asked Williams to hold a hearing. No trial date has been set.In other newsDEMOCRATIC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-12-30/across-georgia
Crime & courts | Metro
Atlanta judge rules bars allowed to serve alcohol on Sunday

...this weekend for the NBA All-Star Game, the Southeastern Flower Show and Pro Bull Riders rodeo. Glenn Zell, the lead lawyer who represented Atlanta bars in the lawsuit, argued that the law preventing Sunday sales was "absurd." Restaurants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/08/met_375004.shtml
Metro