defense lawyer


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Synonyms for defense lawyer

the lawyer representing the defendant

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But Vincent Courcelle-Labrousse, the defense lawyer of Hussein Oneissi, another suspect linked to Hezbollah, implied the collection of such vast amounts of phone metadata violated the rights of Lebanese civilians.
The Michael Morton Act, which lawmakers approved this year in the wake of the namesake's case, requires prosecutors to disclose evidence in their files to defense lawyers in criminal cases.
The appeals sessions continued into its second day with the reading of a 400-page argument that was jointly prepared by 60 defense lawyers.
Gardner's continuous insistence that criminal defense lawyers be characterized in an ethical manner reflected his own deep-seated feelings about the legal profession and particularly criminal defense lawyers.
CUTLINE: Neil Entwistle and defense lawyer Stephanie Page, right, listen during his trial hearing at Middlesex County Superior Court June 6 in Woburn.
But when an enterprising journalist, through the Freedom of Information Act, got the clemency memos Bush's then legal counsel Alberto Gonzales actually put before him, they were extremely cursory and routinely rehashed prosecution arguments, leaving out issues of potential innocence raised by defense lawyers.
Cases in many states hold that a defense lawyer represents a policyholder as a sole client or a policyholder and an insurance carrier as co-clients.
I lose myself in my feelings about the client, the facts, the defense lawyer, and my ego.
A defense lawyer, Esmail Naseri, also told the Associated Press the defense may file a lawsuit against the Iranian government if more confessions are broadcast on television.
Defense lawyer Iain Edwards said a witness who will testify next week in the trial and who was part of the convoy had said the radio in his vehicle was operational, which indicates that jammers in Hariri's motorcade meant to block remotely detonated bombs were not all working when the blast killed the former premier.
He was concerned that a defense lawyer, under the guise of trial preparation, might give information such as addresses, medical and mental health history or sexual history about a victim or witness to someone who would then intimidate, hurt or even kill that person to prevent their testimony.
NEW DELHI -- A defense lawyer says an Indian court has ruled that the media should be allowed to cover the trial of four men accused in the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman on a New Delhi bus in December.
Most recently, the Virginia State Bar issued Legal Ethics Opinion 1857 (2011), which opined that a criminal defense lawyer may not ethically advise a criminal defendant to accept a plea that includes waiving the right to make a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel as a personal conflict of interest of the lawyer.
Standing in the dock, Suleiman was particularly animated during Thursday's session, shouting out instructions in a loud whisper to one of his lawyers while another defense lawyer spoke.
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