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Overscheduled Attorney's 5-Day Jail Sentence Stayed by Appeals Court

What would you do if you had one murder trial scheduled and then a second one suddenly came up? What if this first trial date was flexible, but the second one was practically set in stone? Attorney Tim Pori of California was in this very situation last week when he......
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Skinner Asks Texas Court of Criminal Appeals To Stay Execution

News : The Agitator (3 years ago)

Statement from Skinner’s attorney: “We are asking the Court of Criminal Appeals to ensure that Mr. Skinner is not put to death without a careful evaluation by that court of the trial court’s unexplained refusal to grant the DNA test... Read Post

Appeals Court Rules No Delay For Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

News : The Two-Way (2 months ago)

A federal appeals court reject a request from attorneys representing bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to delay the start of trial, which is scheduled to begin Monday. Read Post

Bad Day For Prenda Continues: Judge Rejects Stay, Adds $1k Per Day For Each Day They Don't Pay Up

Industries / Law : Techdirt (2 years ago)

Prenda's not having a very good day (or month, for that matter). We noted yesterday that Paul Hansmeier had asked the appeals court to put a stay on the attorney's fees awarded by Judge Otis Wright in California. The court rejected ... Read Post

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