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Anti-Wal-Mart group does have standing, says lawyer (The Mail Tribune)
In the latest wrangling over a supercenter in Medford, a prominent anti-Wal-Mart lawyer has given a boost to a local citizen group's argument that it has standing in a coming appeal hearing.
Judge: Lawyer Violated Rules (The Ledger)
BARTOW -- A judge has determined that a Winter Haven lawyer acted inappropriately last year during a high-profile custody case, according to an order released Tuesday. Orange County Judge Mike Murphy found Raymond Joseph Rafool II guilty of violating two Florida Bar rules of conduct.
Lawyer offers plea in drug case (The Clarion-Ledger)
A lawyer formerly associated with a Jackson law firm pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a 36-count federal indictment accusing him of helping clients submit false settlement claims involving the diet drug Fen-Phen.
Lawyer accuses church of waging campaign of intimidation (WRGB)
(Burlington, VT - AP) - A lawyer representing alleged victims in priest sex abuse cases has accused Vermont's Catholic church of trying to intimidate judges and potential jurors.
Former attorney's request denied (York Daily Record)
The judge said Mark David Frankel did not provide any new evidence. May 31, 2006 — A federal court judge denied a request by former personal-injury attorney Mark David Frankel to reconsider a decision to dismiss a lawsuit against two attorneys involved in his disbarrment.
Lawyer seeks $1.3M in lawsuit against widow of slain neighbor (WRIC 8)
BOWLING GREEN, Va. A Caroline County lawyer is seeking one-point-three (m) million dollars from the widow of the neighbor he shot to death during a dispute over a stray bull.
W.G. nears decision on attorney vacancy (West Orange Times)
Winter Garden could soon have something it's been missing for a while -- stability in the city attorney's office. The City Commission voted at last Thursday's meeting to tentatively hire Kurt Ardaman as its new city attorney.
Cuomo is choice for attorney general (The Buffalo News)
In the hours before state Democrats chose their candidate Tuesday for attorney general and, again, in the minutes before the choice was announced, Denise E. O'Donnell was thinking ahead to her post-convention campaign.
McCarthy Announces for State's Attorney (WJLA-TV Washington D.C.)
Rockville, Md. (AP) - Longtime Montgomery County ( website - news ) Deputy State's Attorney John McCarthy has announced plans to run for the job as the county's top prosecutor.
Lawyer seeks $1.3M in lawsuit against widow of slain neighbor (WAVY 10)
BOWLING GREEN, Va. A Caroline County lawyer is seeking one-point-three (m) million dollars from the widow of the neighbor he shot to death during a dispute over a stray bull.
Lawyer sets stage for user fee refund (Charleston Daily Mail)
Thornton Cooper, the South Charleston lawyer who fought unsuccessfully against the Charleston user fee, says if voters strike down the fee next month, he'll be asking for a refund on the taxes he paid so far.
Lawyer loses castle location case (BBC News)
A lawyer who argued a court could not assume Edinburgh Castle rock was in the capital has lost his case.
Dr. Peter Rost: Pfizer Celebrity Lawyer Runs To Court to Shut Me Up (HuffingtonPost)
Pfizer has hired celebrity lawyer Ronald Green of Epstein, Becker & Green to defend themselves against my employment lawsuit . Ronald Green was the lawyer who defended Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly when Ms. Mackris, a former producer of his talk show accused him of sexual harassment . In the end, Bill O'Reilly ended up settling. "The New York Daily News, citing unidentified sources,
Fugitive's lawyer slams feds (CNews)
OTTAWA (CP) - The lawyer for an alleged Chinese smuggling kingpin is accusing the federal government of putting politics over human rights. Lawyer David Matas says Ottawa is putting more emphasis on diplomatic relations with China than on the rights of his client, Lai Changxing.
Canada putting diplomacy over human rights: lawyer for Chinese fugitive (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
OTTAWA (CP) - The lawyer for an alleged Chinese smuggling kingpin is accusing the federal government of putting politics over human rights.
State attorney general reports for jury duty (phillyburbs.com)
JERSEY CITY, N.J. - As a prosecutor and a public defender, New Jersey Attorney General Zulima Farber has spent plenty of time in courtrooms. This week, she's up for another judicial job: jury duty.
Uganda: VP Ordered to Pay Shs6m to Lawyer Balikuddembe (AllAfrica.com)
Court has ordered the Vice President, Prof. Gilbert Bukenya to pay over Shs5 million legal fees to city lawyer Joseph Balikuddembe.
Birmingham Attorney Reported Abducted (Los Angeles Times)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A family law attorney was abducted outside her apartment Wednesday morning by a gunman who forced her to drive off with him, police said.
Birmingham Attorney Reported Abducted (San Francisco Chronicle)
A family law attorney was abducted outside her apartment Wednesday morning by a gunman who forced her to drive off with him, police said. Lt. Henry Irby said authorities were searching for Sandra Eubank Gregory, 34, and a Lexus RX 300, described as...
Crash not worth ride to prison: Lawyer (CNews)
A man who ran a group of cyclists off the road, then left the scene of the ensuing crash, should not spend any time in jail his lawyer told an Ottawa judge today.
Bentley's Attorney Revisits Videotaped Interview In Sex Abuse Case (KETV.com)
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- James Bentley's new attorney wants a judge to reconsider a ruling allowing a videotaped interview with Jetseta Gage in the Vinton man's sex abuse trials.
Birmingham attorney reported abducted by gunman (ABC 7 El Paso)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Police in Birmingham, Alabama, are searching for a family law attorney kidnapped at gunpoint. They say Sandra Eubanks Gregory was abducted near her apartment...
Birmingham Attorney Reported Abducted (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A family law attorney was abducted outside her apartment Wednesday morning by a gunman who forced her to drive off with him, police said. Lt. Henry Irby said authorities were searching for Sandra Eubank Gregory, 34, and a Lexus RX 300, described as being greenish-gray in color. A child safety seat was in the back seat, but Irby said no children were believed to be in the
Birmingham attorney reported abducted (AP via Yahoo! News)
A family law attorney was abducted from a parking lot Wednesday morning by a gunman who dragged her back into the Lexus she had been driving and then drove off, police said.
Alabama attorney abducted (KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul)
A family law attorney was abducted from a Birmingham parking lot Wednesday morning by a gunman who dragged her back into the Lexus
Birmingham attorney reported abducted by gunman (WIS-TV Columbia)
(Birmingham, ala.-AP) May 31, 2006 - Police in Birmingham, Alabama, are searching for a family law attorney kidnapped at gunpoint. They say Sandra Eubanks Gregory was abducted near her apartment about 8:30 Wednesday morning.
Birmingham attorney reported abducted by gunman (WALB News 10)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Police in Birmingham, Alabama, are searching for a family law attorney kidnapped at gunpoint.
Riot 'retaliator' did jail time for nothing: lawyer (Sydney Morning Herald)
A man spent 'six months in jail for nothing' a lawyer said today, after a magistrate threw out charges against two men arising from retaliatory attacks linked to Sydney's Cronulla riot. -
Vehicle matching abducted attorney's SUV located (Montgomery Advertiser)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A family law attorney was abducted from a parking lot Wednesday morning by a gunman who dragged her back into the Lexus she had been driving and then drove off, police said.
Birmingham attorney reported abducted by gunman (WIS-TV Columbia)
(Birmingham, ala.-AP) May 31, 2006 - Police in Birmingham, Alabama, are searching for a family law attorney kidnapped at gunpoint. They say Sandra Eubanks Gregory was abducted near her apartment about 8:30 Wednesday morning.
Birmingham attorney reported abducted by gunman (News Channel 9 Syracuse)
Police in Birmingham, Alabama, are searching for a family law attorney kidnapped at gunpoint.
Pirro gets attorney general nod (Rochester Business Journal)
By WILL ASTOR Rochester Business Journal May 31, 2006 New York Republicans voted Wednesday to give the nod to former Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro as the GOP candidate for state attorney general.
Lawyer says he'll appeal to UN if Canada deports Chinese fugitive (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
OTTAWA (CP) - The lawyer for an alleged Chinese smuggler says he'll appeal to the United Nations if Ottawa's deportation order is not stayed this week.
Birmingham Attorney Abducted (CBS News)
A family law attorney was abducted from a parking lot Wednesday by a gunman who dragged her back into the Lexus she had been driving and then drove off. A surveillance video shows a man pushing her back into her SUV and driving off.