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Travolta not gay: attorney (New Kerala)
London, Sep 17: Actor John Travolta's attorney is defending his client against gay rumours after he was photographed kissing another man before flying on board his private jet.
Man indicted in slaying of county attorney (The Biloxi Sun Herald)
A Claiborne County grand jury has indicted Carl Brandon on charges of murder in the shooting of a Port Gibson attorney.
Lawyer seeks gag order in SW Missouri church sex case (KSHB-TV Kansas City)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – A lawyer for four church leaders charged with abusing young girls in southwest Missouri asked a judge Friday to order prosecutors and investigators to stop talking to the media.
Windermere attorney will join in bidding (Orlando Sentinel)
Despite the high-priced advice of its current town attorney, Clifford B. Shepard III, Windermere's Town Council voted Tuesday to seek bids for the services of a town attorney.
Attorney general candidates differ in solutions to crimes (The Arizona Republic)
Bill Montgomery and Terry Goddard agree on very little and are near polar opposites on their approaches to fighting meth. So sets the stage for Arizona's attorney general race.
District attorney digs into unsolved 1965 death case (Montgomery Advertiser)
In his spare time, District Attorney Michael Jackson is looking into the death of Jimmie Lee Jackson, a Perry County man whose 1965 death in Marion helped spark the civil rights movement.
Travolta's attorney insists star is not gay (WENN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
John Travolta's attorney has raced to defend his client against gay slurs after the Grease star was photographed kissing another man before flying him to America on board his private jet.
Driver's lawyer wants trial moved in crash at regatta (Louisville Courier-Journal)
MADISON, Ind. -- A lawyer for the teenager charged with driving his car into a crowded area during an Ohio River speedboat race wants a judge to move the case to another county.
Attorney: Media Six to pursue an appeal (Martinsville Bulletin)
The attorney for Charles Roark and Media Six said Friday they will continue trying to appeal a $75,000 defamation judgment.
Law office search in drug case raises questions among lawyers Critics contend attorney-client privilege violated (The Olympian)
EUGENE, Ore. - A police search of a Roseburg lawyer's office is raising questions about government intrusion into attorney-client privilege, a basic principle in U.S. law.
Local attorney eyed in drug probe (The News-Review)
Prominent Roseburg defense attorney David Terry is under investigation by federal officials looking to link him with a syndicate accused of selling tens of millions of dollars of marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine.
Lawmakers to debate needle exchange, attorney general nominee (phillyburbs.com)
TRENTON, N.J. - State senators will debate this week whether New Jersey should allow drug addicts to receive clean needles to combat HIV and AIDS. They will also consider Gov. Jon S. Corzine's nomination of Stuart Rabner as attorney general.
Defense Attorneys Condemn Attorney General Phill Kline's Claim of Prosecutions in Abortion Clinic Case (WIBW-TV Topeka)
Attorneys for two abortion clinics being investigated by Attorney General Phill Kline's office say they're confused by his claims that the cases have led to prosecutions.
Christopher Belone's Defense Attorney Questions Evidence in Beating Death of Linda Begay (WIBW-TV Topeka)
An attorney for a Lawrence man accused of giving his girlfriend injuries that later killed her says prosecutors lack evidence that he was at the scene of the crime.
Senate to review attorney general nomination (Courier-Post)
The Senate judiciary committee is set to consider Stuart Rabner for attorney general on Monday.
High court disbars lawyer (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
The Supreme Court over the weekend disbarred a lawyer who had been maliciously attacking the Court by sending and submitting obnoxious letters and pleadings.
Looking Cloud gets new lawyer in AIM slaying appeal (WREG-TV Memphis)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. The man convicted of killing American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash in 1975 has a new lawyer to handle his appeal.
Lawsuit Questions Attorney Handling Of Conservator's Jewelry (The Chattanoogan)
A lawsuit has been filed against attorney Fred Hanzelik, questioning his handling of the jewelry of a conservator. The suit was brought by Shawn Kay Krause and Patrick Christnacht against attorney Hanzelik in Circuit Court.
Man hires attorney when casino says he didn't hit nickel slot jackpot (KESQ)
FRIANT, Calif. A man who claims he hit a more than 700-thousand dollar jackpot on a nickel slot machine has hired an attorney after the club claimed the big win was a huge mistake.
AFP Interview With Frederic Manin, French Lawyer of bwin Co-CEOs bwin: France Using "disproportionate and illegitimate" (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
In the bwin case, France is acting in a "disproportionate and illegitimate manner", says Frederic Manin, the French lawyer of bwin Co-CEOs Manfred Bodner and Norbert Teufelberger who are still being held in France.
Man hires attorney after casino says he didn't hit jackpot (The San Francisco Examiner)
FRIANT, Calif. - A man who claims he hit a $737,203 jackpot on a nickel slot machine has hired an attorney after the club claimed the big win was a huge mistake.
Man hires attorney when casino says he didn't hit nickel slot (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
A man who claims he hit a more than 700-thousand dollar jackpot on a nickel slot machine has hired an attorney after the club claimed the big win was a ...
Man hires attorney when casino says he didn't hit nickel slot (Fox 6 News San Diego)
A man who claims he hit a more than 700-thousand dollar jackpot on a nickel slot machine has hired an attorney after the club claimed the big win was a huge mistake.
Judge refuses to assign lawyer for suspects (Gulf News)
Dubai: A court has refused to assign lawyer for two defendants who are being tried for locking up a cabbie in his car trunk and robbing money from him.
District Attorney Dunn receives Citizenship Award (Cocke County Online)
NEWPORT-The ninth annual Cocke County Citizenship Award was presented to District Attorney James B. "Jimmy" Dunn on Thursday during the Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service (SCHAS) noon luncheon at Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center.
Attorney: Sheriff Has to Say Why Officers Fired (WLTX-TV Columbia)
A media attorney says Anderson County Sheriff David Crenshaw must explain to the public why four jail officers were fired.
Attorney general warns US on torture bill (Guardian Unlimited)
The attorney general has warned the US that its bill risks international condemnation.
NYC Divorce Lawyer Turned Celebrity Artist (PR Web)
Upcoming Art Shows and profile of Lisa Beth Ohrn, also a NYC divorce lawyer of the Law Offices of Lisa Beth Older. (PRWEB Sep 17, 2006) Trackback URL: (link) SG9yci1IYWxmLUNvdXAtSG9yci1JbnNlLVplcm8=
Attorney general warns US on torture bill (Guardian Unlimited)
The attorney general warns the US that a bill to limit its Geneva convention obligations risks international condemnation.
Attorney general warns US on torture bill (Guardian Unlimited)
The attorney general warned the US at the weekend that its bill to try to limit its obligations under the Geneva convention while interrogating and trying detainees risked international condemnation.
AFP Interview With Frederic Manin, French Lawyer of bwin Co-CEOs bwin: France Using "disproportionate and illegitimate" (SYS-CON Media)
In the bwin case, France is acting in a 'disproportionate and illegitimate manner', says Frederic Manin, the French lawyer of bwin Co-CEOs Manfred Bodner and Norbert Teufelberger who are still being held in France.
Man hires attorney after casino says he didn't hit jackpot (North County Times)
FRIANT, Calif. (AP) -- A man who claims he hit a 737,203 jackpot on a nickel slot machine has hired an attorney after the club claimed the big win was a huge mistake.
Attorney: Anderson sheriff must explain firings (The Daily Comet)
Anderson County authorities must explain publicly why the director of the county jail has been reassigned, a Columbia media attorney says.
Sanders sworn in as new city attorney (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Tyree Irving conducted the swearing-in ceremony to install Everett T. Sanders as new city attorney for Natchez on Tuesday.
Sanders to be named as new city attorney (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — Natchez attorney Everett Sanders is expected to get the nod as new city attorney when the Board of Aldermen meets at 6 p.m. today at the Council Chamber building on South Pearl Street.
Muscatine attorney could have law license temporarily suspended (Muscatine Journal)
MUSCATINE, Iowa — A Muscatine attorney may have his law license temporarily suspended for conflicts of interest in his representation.
Attorney to speak on handgun liability (Deseret Morning News)
A Utah attorney will discuss handgun liability today as a kickoff to Utah Valley State College's Ethics Awareness Week, which runs through Friday on campus.
Looking Cloud gets new lawyer in AIM slaying appeal (Rapid City Journal)
SIOUX FALLS — The man convicted of killing American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash in 1975 has a new lawyer to handle his appeal.
[Metro] Minnesota lawyer campaigns for appellate court (The Minnesota Daily)
Minnesotans will face many unfamiliar names on the ballot in November. In a statewide race for appellate court judge, two unknown candidates are trying to break into a race that has historically gone to the incumbent. Dan Griffith, a lawyer from International Falls, is running against incumbent Judge Christopher Dietzen. If Griffith beats Dietzen, he'll be the first judge to ever join the
Travoltas Attorney Insists Star Is Not Gay (ContactMusic)
LATEST: JOHN TRAVOLTA's attorney has raced to defend his client against gay slurs after the GREASE star was photographed kissing another man before fl
Man hires attorney after casino says he didn't hit jackpot (Contra Costa Times)
A man who claims he hit a $737,203 jackpot on a nickel slot machine has hired an attorney after the club claimed the big win was a huge mistake. Sornpaserd Unkeowannulack, 31, was playing the nickel slots at the Table Mountain Casino on Friday, when the "Deep Pockets" machine announced he hit the jackpot. But when Unkeowannulack began celebrating, officials at the Indian gaming club said the
Local attorney drowns (Brewton Standard)
Friends and family are mourning a Brewton attorney, the victim of a possible drowning who was discovered in the swimming pool of his residence on Thursday night.
Omaha attorney, woman arrested on suspicion of drug possession (Columbus Telegram)
OMAHA, Neb. - A prominent Omaha attorney has been arrested on suspicion of possessing crack cocaine.
Lawyer: Whole story not told in South Hills shooting (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
An attorney for the teen who was shot wants to know why the police report does not mention the shooting.
Cactus Towing report to Attorney General (East Valley Tribune)
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has submitted the first part of its fraud investigation into Cactus Towing to the Arizona Attorney General's Office.
'Genocide lawyer' quits tribunal (BBC News)
A Rwandan lawyer wanted on genocide charges resigns from the UN tribunal set up to try those behind the 1994 killings.
Baumgartner fires attorney; trial moved back to Nov. 13 (The News-Messenger)
CLEVELAND -- Elsebeth Baumgartner's trial on charges of intimidating a judge and her former Sandusky associate has been moved to November after she fired her attorney, a court official said.
Ask a Lawyer phone bank, live web chat Monday (WIS News 10 Columbia)
(Columbia) September 18, 2006 - Do you have questions about taxes or paying child support? If you have a question that only a lawyer can answer, News 10 is helping out - free of charge!
County attorney to speak with parents about Web site dangers (Eagle-Tribune Online)
DANVILLE - To help parents concerned about sexual predators who could find their children on the Internet, the Police Department and the county attorney's office are teaming up to offer a presentation on safety.
Attorney Disbarred in Oregon After California Suspension (Metropolitan News-Enterprise)
The Oregon Supreme Court has disbarred an attorney because of acts which resulted only in a suspension from the State Bar of California.