Category Archives: Law

A strident voice for equality, Verica Barac, 56, was Serbia’s anti-corruption heroine

BELGRADE, Serbia – Verica Barac, one of the greatest fighters against corruption in Serbia, has died in Belgrade at the age of 56. Barac was born in the village of Mrcajevci near Cacak, Western Serbia on June 14, 1955. She

A strident voice for equality, Verica Barac, 56, was Serbia’s anti-corruption heroine

BELGRADE, Serbia – Verica Barac, one of the greatest fighters against corruption in Serbia, has died in Belgrade at the age of 56. Barac was born in the village of Mrcajevci near Cacak, Western Serbia on June 14, 1955. She

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Maxwell S. Keith defended two Manson family members in sensational murder trial

TEMPLETON, Calif. – Maxwell S. Keith, the defense attorney for two members of the Manson family who went to prison for their roles in the grisly 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders, died Tuesday of natural causes in the San Luis Obispo County

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Maxwell S. Keith defended two Manson family members in sensational murder trial

TEMPLETON, Calif. – Maxwell S. Keith, the defense attorney for two members of the Manson family who went to prison for their roles in the grisly 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders, died Tuesday of natural causes in the San Luis Obispo County

WWII exploits behind enemy lines brought ‘Band of Brothers’ Buck Compton, 90, recognition late in life.

BURLINGTON, Wash. – As a Los Angeles deputy district attorney, Lynn D. “Buck” Compton was known for heading the three-man team that successfully prosecuted Sirhan B. Sirhan for the 1968 slaying of U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. But it was

WWII exploits behind enemy lines brought ‘Band of Brothers’ Buck Compton, 90, recognition late in life.

BURLINGTON, Wash. – As a Los Angeles deputy district attorney, Lynn D. “Buck” Compton was known for heading the three-man team that successfully prosecuted Sirhan B. Sirhan for the 1968 slaying of U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. But it was

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Public defender Bob Hufstader, an avid shag dancer, made sure no one walked into court alone

(Editor’s note: I had the pleasure of working with Bob when I covered courts for The Asheville Citizen-Times. A more courtly gentleman you cannot imagine. He was someone who seemed to be enjoying an inside joke.) ASHEVILLE – J. Robert

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Public defender Bob Hufstader, an avid shag dancer, made sure no one walked into court alone

(Editor’s note: I had the pleasure of working with Bob when I covered courts for The Asheville Citizen-Times. A more courtly gentleman you cannot imagine. He was someone who seemed to be enjoying an inside joke.) ASHEVILLE – J. Robert

Judge Thomas T. Johnson, 88, ruled that the Holocaust was fact, not fiction

LOS ANGELES – Retired Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Thomas T. Johnson, who in 1981 ruled that the Holocaust was “a fact and not reasonably subject to dispute,” died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at his Pacific Palisades home,

Judge Thomas T. Johnson, 88, ruled that the Holocaust was fact, not fiction

LOS ANGELES – Retired Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Thomas T. Johnson, who in 1981 ruled that the Holocaust was “a fact and not reasonably subject to dispute,” died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at his Pacific Palisades home,