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At least 29 defense attorneys want Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and his office disqualified as prosecutors in at least 43 criminal cases.
TUCSON - Prosecutors in Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi’s corruption trial have handed over much of their evidence to defense attorneys so they can prepare for trial.
AUSTIN, Texas - Country singer Billy Joe Shaver shot and wounded a man in self-defense outside a bar, his attorney said Monday.
NEW YORK -- The defense lawyer for the CBS News producer charged with trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman is calling the talk-show host "a master at manipulating audiences."
August 18, 2004
About 350 lawyers and onlookers gathered Monday in front of a downtown Phoenix courthouse to protest Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas filing criminal charges against Judge Gary Donahoe.
February 26, 2005
Defense attorney Johnnie Cochran Jr. puts on a pair of gloves in this Sept. 27, 1995 file photo, at the Los Angeles Criminal Courts Building.
Former ASU football player Loren Wade’s defense team is seeking lesser charges of manslaughter or negligent homicide in the shooting death of another former football player.
August 19, 2004
BAGHDAD, Iraq - One of Saddam Hussein's main lawyers was shot to death Wednesday after he was abducted from his Baghdad home by men wearing police uniforms, the third killing of a member of the former leader's defense team since the trial started some eight months ago.
LOS ANGELES - Phil Spector has narrowed his search for a new lead attorney for his second murder trial to an unidentified California lawyer, the music producer's remaining lawyer told the trial judge Monday.
Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, Michael "Mick" Haller (played by Matthew McConaughey, also known as Tripp in "Failure to Launch"), is used to representing petty criminals who are repeat offenders. He is over confident and beyond cocky, charismatic to where he operates the majority of his business right out of his Lincoln Continental. He makes the big bucks by operating his "business," and he is good at what he does. That is until he gets the most challenging case that throws him off course.
December 14, 2004
WASHINGTON — Lawyers for former Enron Corp. finance chief Andrew Fastow are asking a judge for leniency in advance of his sentencing on conspiracy charges next week, according to court papers filed in Houston.
WASHINGTON — Lawyers for former Enron Corp. finance chief Andrew Fastow are asking a judge for leniency in advance of his sentencing on conspiracy charges next week, according to court papers filed in Houston. 1
MARTINEZ, Calif. - A teenager was arrested in the slaying of a prominent defense attorney's wife, and a newspaper reported Thursday that he clubbed her to death with a piece of crown molding while looking for marijuana-growing equipment.
February 10, 2005
Matthew McConaughey's mojo is working quite nicely in "The Lincoln Lawyer," a thriller in which innocence and being found "not guilty" are not the same thing.
SANTA MARIA, Calif. - A prosecutor told jurors during closing arguments of the Michael Jackson trial Thursday that the pop star targeted a vulnerable cancer survivor, brought the little boy "into the world of the forbidden" in his bedroom and molested him.
LOS ANGELES - Michael Jackson's defense attorney ridiculed two jurors who say they regret voting to acquit the singer of child molestation charges, saying it was "time to move on" from the case.
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Saddam Hussein's chief lawyer implored world leaders today to prevent the United States from handing over the ousted leader to Iraqi authorities for execution, saying he should enjoy protection from his enemies as a "prisoner of war."
Michael Jackson, center, departs the Santa Barbara County courthouse with his lawyer, Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr., following proceedings in his child molestation trial Monday.
LOS ANGELES - The prosecution's top forensic expert in the Phil Spector murder trial testified Monday she studied evidence in the case for more than a year but could not determine that the music producer fired the gun that killed actress Lana Clarkson.
January 20, 2005