defense attorney

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Noun1.defense attorney - the lawyer representing the defendantdefense attorney - the lawyer representing the defendant
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
attorney, lawyer - a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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Rominger and fellow defense attorney Joe Amendola have said they plan to appeal the convictions.
Correction (published May 9, 2012): Mark Sabitt is a longtime defense attorney in Eugene.
Then the defense attorney submitted a written final pleading upon court request.
"You tried to move heaven and earth to get a search warrant to search this man's belongings and you were obstructed," defense attorney Edward MacMahon said to the agent.
So when she asks her court-appointed lawyer to contact criminal defense attorney Erin D'Angelo in Denver, Erin is curious about why her childhood friend would ask to see her after all these years.
Prior to the hearing, the defense attorney transferred the case to a higher court for bail review.
In the Kobe Bryant case, for instance, the defense attorney's much-criticized claim that Bryant's accuser had very recently had sexual relations with two other men appears to have been corroborated by physical evidence.
"It's fair to say this has all the earmarks of the fairly early stages of the asbestos litigation push." said David Landin, an insurance defense attorney based in Richmond, Va.
What should be on trial, the defense attorney suggests, is not the defendant but the way gay people behave.
Khalil Ibrahim, the head of the Military Tribunal, to adjourn the session until July 30 after an argument broke out between him and lawyer Antoine Nehme, the defense attorney for a number of detainees.
"He could not claim he was acting in self-defense of himself and others if the wounds are in the back," said defense attorney Phil Nathe.

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