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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...

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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
Long day of talks don't deliver agreement

...before that mediation broke off.He previously helped broker a deal between Major League Soccer and its players and was lead lawyer for the baseball players' union when it won an injunction against its owners in 1995, ending the 7½-month strike...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-10-18/long-day-talks-dont-deliver-a
Clemens breaks silence

...on. It's hurtful at times. But I'm moving on." "This, in my view, is going to backfire, because he's publicly now poking a stick in Congress' eye," McNamee's lead lawyer, Richard Emery, told the AP in a phone interview.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/13/bas_523812.shtml
Baseball
Lawyer's removal sought in trial

HOUSTON --- Brian McNamee's lawyers told a federal judge on Wednesday that Roger Clemens' lead lawyer should be removed from the case because he might be forced to attack the credibility of Andy Pettitte, a former client of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/10/bas_194388.shtml
Baseball
Across the Southeast

Religion leads lawyer to ask to leave case LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A prosecutor raised religious objections to the death penalty in asking to step aside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/11/met_418581.shtml
Metro
Business briefs

...violations. Mr. Gates and other Microsoft executives used "thuggishlike tactics" against rivals Netscape and Sun, lead lawyer Brendan Sullivan said. The lawyers urged the judge to approve penalties proposed by the states, which are far more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/20/bus_344822.shtml
Business
Overtime

...have further comment when it is appropriate." State Attorney General Thomas Reilly met with major league baseball's lead lawyer as part of his investigation into whether the office of commissioner Bud Selig improperly guided the team into agreeing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/12/oth_332621.shtml
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Judge shows lack of trust in Microsoft

...statements by Gates and others outside the courtroom seemed at times to contradict their legal claims. Stephen Houck, the lead lawyer for the 19 states joining Justice in suing Microsoft, said the company suffered from the problem of "the doggoned...

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