Reacting to the prosecution's recommendation that former congressman Chaka Fattah spend 17 to 22 years behind bars, his lawyers asked the court for a lighter sentence, highlighting his good deeds as a public official.
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A contingency fee agreement including a financial penalty for termination of the attorney-client relationship would chill a client's right to seek counsel of their choice, the state Supreme Court was told Tuesday at oral argument by a lawyer who urged the justices to bar enforcement of the provision.
An en banc Commonwealth Court has denied Louis A. DeNaples' request to undo restrictions on his involvement with the casino he founded—but the court said DeNaples may have interpreted those restrictions as being more extensive than they are.
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