defense lawyers


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Synonyms for defense lawyers

the defendant and his legal advisors collectively

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Even if they were criminals you cannot blame defense lawyers for defending them.
4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted Texas white-collar and criminal defense lawyer John Teakell has been selected for membership in Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America, an honor earned by less than 1 percent of practicing lawyers in the United States.
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.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Supreme Court of Appeals continued to hear arguments on Tuesday from defense lawyers in the Balyoz (Sledgehammer) case of more than 300 military officers convicted of involvement in a failed plot to overthrow the government in 2003.
Gardner's personal feelings on criminal defense lawyers were captured in the Perry Mason novel The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito, in which Mason answers criticism that he "sticks up" for criminals: "I have never stuck up for any criminal.
Lynne Stewart admits to passing on a message that essentially recommended that her client's followers should resume murdering people, so it's pretty clear that she crossed the boundary of appropriate behavior for defense lawyers in terrorism cases.
I lose myself in my feelings about the client, the facts, the defense lawyer, and my ego.
Entwistle's defense lawyers have tried to show that the couple were looking forward to their new life in America.
On the other hand, defense lawyers for the first defendant, Sherif Metwally, asked that charges of taking part in Zaghloul's torture while he was detained in the police station, be withdrawn.
That's why you hear these horror stories about defense lawyers in Texas sleeping during the trial, being intoxicated or on drugs, and quite literally doing nothing for their clients.
It will make society less safe,'' said Daniel Dodson, board member for the National Association of Defense Lawyers based in Washington, D.
Prosecutors already have turned over to defense lawyers about 25,000 pages of evidence, reports and information about the specific case and about Courtney's background, he said.
Prosecutors have recognized that AUM cult founder Shoko Asahara is suffering from a mental disorder that stems from being detained for so long, but has rejected calls to suspend a hearing of his appeal case on the grounds that he is incompetent to stand trial, his defense lawyers said Monday.
The defendants request the court for defense lawyers to be appointed for them.
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