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Lawyer murder: court hears fiancée's heartbreak (ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
Lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce's killers have been jailed after the Old Bailey heard a heartbreaking statement from his fiancée on her loss.
Lawyer's fiancee tells of pain (BBC News)
The fiancee of murdered City lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce describes how her heart was "ripped out" by his death.
Murdered lawyer's fiancee tells of 'indescribable' pain (Times Online)
The fiancée of the young City lawyer stabbed to death for his mobile phone and travelcard has spoken of the "indescribable" pain and horror she has suffered since his murder as his killers were sentenced to life today....
Quebec needs its own hockey team, says lawyer (CTV.ca)
Separatist lawyer Guy Bertrand says Quebec needs its own hockey team, and that the province should field one for the 2008 world hockey championships.
Quebec needs its own hockey team, says lawyer (CTV.ca)
Separatist lawyer Guy Bertrand says Quebec needs its own hockey team, and that the province should field one for the 2008 world hockey championships.
Delta, US Air, creditors to meet this week-lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
NEW YORK, Nov 28 (Reuters) - US Airways Group , which has made an $8.5 billion bid for rival Delta Air Lines Inc. , will meet with the bankrupt carrier and its official committee of unsecured creditors this week, a creditors' lawyer said on Tuesday.
Kennedy Covington lawyer joins Collett (BizJournals)
Local real estate lawyer Michael Robbe has left Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman to join Collett & Associates, a longtime client of the Charlotte law firm.
Lawyer: Navy submariner to plead guilty in espionage case (Boston Globe)
A submariner accused of stealing a Navy laptop and peddling its classified contents to an undisclosed foreign government plans to plead guilty next week to some of the six charges against him, his civilian lawyer said Tuesday.
Delta, US Air, creditors to meet this week - lawyer (Yahoo! India News)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - US Airways Group Inc. will make its case for a takeover of bankrupt Delta Air Lines Inc. during a meeting this week with Delta and a key group of creditors, a lawyer for the creditors said on Tuesday.
US Appeals Court Panel Sides With SEC In Bond Lawyer Case (Nasdaq)
WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- A federal appeals court declined to review a Securities and Exchange Commission order that imposed sanctions on a municipal bond lawyer after finding that he had violated federal securities laws.
Olin to retire as county attorney (Thief River Falls Times & Northern Watch)
Dave Olin will soon be trading one public hat for another. Olin will retire as the Pennington County attorney Dec. 31 and begin his duties as the District 1A state representative on Jan. 2.
Slain deputy honored by US Attorney (KOB-TV Albuquerque)
A Bernalillo County deputy slain in the line of duty back in March has been honored with the Officer of the Year award during the US Attorney’s annual Law Enforcement Recognition Awards Ceremony.
Attorney: parent acted in self-defense (Dunwoody Crier)
The attorney for Tarlisha Ascar, the former Austin Elementary parent accused of attacking the school’s assistant principal in an after-hours assault stemming from an alleged verbal confrontation, claims his client was “justified in acting in self-defense.”
Lawyer: Oregon man to plead guilty to some charges in spy case (KXLY-TV Spokane)
NORFOLK, VA. -- A submarine crewman from Oregon is accused of stealing a Navy laptop and peddling its classified contents to an undisclosed foreign government plans. His civilian lawyer said today that his client plans to plead guilty next week to some of the six charges against him.
Attorney: Parents in ‘caged kids’ trial guilty of love (Coshocton Tribune)
NORWALK — A couple on trial for putting some of their 11 adopted, special-needs children in cages are guilty only of loving them, a defense attorney said Tuesday in his opening statement.
Lawyer: Oregon man to plead guilty to some charges in spy case (NewsSource 16 Eugene)
A submarine crewman from Oregon is accused of stealing a Navy laptop and peddling its classified contents to an undisclosed foreign government plans. His civilian lawyer said today that his ...
Attorney: Ohio parents kept special needs kids in cages for their own protection (ABC 7 Chicago)
A couple on trial for putting some of their 11 adopted children in cages are guilty only of loving them, a defense attorney said Tuesday in his opening statement.
Attorney: parents in ‘caged kids’ trial guilty of love (Telegraph-Forum)
NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — A couple on trial for putting some of their 11 adopted, special-needs children in cages are guilty only of loving them, a defense attorney said Tuesday in his opening statement.
Governor Huckabee Appoints Gunner Delay As Prosecuting Attorney (KARK Little Rock)
Governor Huckabee appointed Gunner Delay of Fort Smith as the 12th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney in Sebastian County. Delay served in the House of Representatives from 1995 to 1998 and sat on the Judiciary Committee and Aging & Legislative Affairs Committee.
One south Georgia District Attorney's office wants to ensure a Merry Christmas for victims (WALB News 10)
Moultrie- The Southern Judicial Circuit defends victims all year, but they're giving those victims some extra support during the holidays. The District Attorney's Office in Moultrie kicked off its Operation Christmas campaign this week.
Sailor's lawyer says there will be a partial guilty plea (KRIS-TV Corpus Christi)
NORFOLK, Va. A lawyer for a Navy sailor accused of espionage says he'll plead guilty to some of the charges at next week's court-martial. The lawyer won't say which of the...
Sailor's lawyer says there will be a partial guilty plea (KTVO-TV Kirksville)
NORFOLK, Va. A lawyer for a Navy sailor accused of espionage says he'll plead guilty to some of the charges at next week's court-martial.
Sailor's lawyer says there will be a partial guilty plea (KRON 4 Bay Area)
NORFOLK, Va. A lawyer for a Navy sailor accused of espionage says he'll plead guilty to some of the charges at next week's court-martial.
Vladimir Putin Entitled to Presumption of Innocence, says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam (SYS-CON Media)
In a speech today before the University College London's School of Slavonic Studies and on his blog (link) , international lawyer Robert Amsterdam made the following comments in regards to the speculations surrounding the murder of former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko:
Attorney: Ohio parents kept special needs kids in cages for their own protection (San Diego Union-Tribune)
NORWALK, Ohio, 1:17 p.m. Nov. 28 (AP): A couple on trial for putting some of their 11 adopted children in cages are guilty only of loving them, a defense attorney said Tuesday in his opening statement.
So-Cal attorney accused in Deputy Hudnall's death set to be released from jail (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
A southern California attorney accused in the traffic death of a Kern County Sheriff's deputy is scheduled to be released from jail Tuesday.
Former lawyer accusd of stealing (The Australian)
A TASMANIAN former lawyer has been committed to stand trial on two charges of stealing by misappropriation.
Lawyer: Salem man to plead guilty to some charges in spy case (Salem Statesman Journal)
NORFOLK, Va. — A submarine crewman accused of stealing a Navy laptop and peddling its classified contents to an undisclosed foreign government plans to plead guilty next week to some of the six charges against him, his civilian lawyer said earlier today.
Attorney defends parents' caging their children (MSNBC)
NORWALK, Ohio - A couple on trial for putting some of their 11 adopted children in cages are guilty only of loving them, a defense attorney said in his opening statement.
City Attorney Says Port Richey Petition Altered (The Tampa Tribune)
PORT RICHEY - The city attorney is calling on the state prosecutor's office to look at two versions of a citizens petition advocating dissolution of the city's government.
TN: Respected Lawyer Charged With $1.1 Million in Thefts (News Channel 6 Paducah)
A well respected West Tennessee lawyer is on the wrong side of the lawt. He's charged with misusing more than a million dollars of his clients' money. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says Max Speight of Weakley County used money from his client's trust accounts for his personal investments.
Bryant lawyer accused of stealing over $700,000 (News Interactive)
THE Tasmanian lawyer who represented Port Arthur gunman Martin Bryant has been charged with stealing more than $700,000 from his former firm and clients.
Attorney general's office receiving complaints on used car salesman Randy Greene (WAFF 48 News Huntsville)
The WAFF 48 Investigators have an update on a used car salesman we told you about last week. New allegations are surfacing against Randy Greene, owner of Greene's Auto Sales. Now the State Attorney
Kids not in 'cages,' attorney says (The Cincinnati Post)
NORWALK - Discipline and parenting techniques will be a key issue in the trial of adoptive parents accused of locking some of their 11 special-needs children in cages, a defense attorney said.
Lawyer's last-minute loan helped O'Malley (The Washington Times)
ANNAPOLIS (AP) -- Gov.-elect Martin O'Malley spent about $1.8 million in the closing days of the gubernatorial campaign, part of it financed with a $500,000 loan from Joseph Coale, a retired Washington lawyer who has been active in national Democratic Party affairs.
Judge appoints new attorney after defendant threatens prior attorney (Naples Daily News)
After sending his attorney violent, threatening letters, a Golden Gate man charged with kidnapping and raping two young boys received a new lawyer Tuesday among concerns he’s faking mental illness in an attempt to delay his trial.
Attorney from first national case on intelligent design to speak to SU (Daily Orange)
The American Constitution Society of Syracuse University's College of Law will host a presentation today by Steve Harvey, a lead plaintiff's attorney in the first case in the nation to test the constitutionality of teaching intelligent design in public school science classES.
Jury hires attorney for case with gas company (The Natchez Democrat)
VIDALIA — The Concordia Parish Police Jury agreed Monday to hire an attorney to represent the parish tax assessor in legal proceedings against a gas company.
County attorney to draft ambulance ordinance (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — Adams County may soon have an ordinance to regulate ambulance services. County Attorney Bob Latham said he was planning to have an ordinance that would regulate ambulance services to the board of supervisors this week.
Lawyer: China court executed sect leader (AP via Yahoo! News)
A Chinese court has secretly executed the leader of a fringe underground Christian sect and 11 followers convicted of murdering members of a rival group, a defense lawyer said Wednesday.
Holden replaces resigned attorney (The Myrtle Beach Sun News)
For the second time in less than a year, Holden Beach has a new town attorney. Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to hire former Cumberland County commissioner Mac Tyson as its third town attorney since last year.
Saddam trial judge orders defence lawyer's arrest (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The chief judge in the genocide trial of Saddam Hussein has ejected a key defence lawyer and ordered him to be arrested for a day for "violating professional conduct".
Lawyer kicked out of Saddam trial; American testifies (WOAI)
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - A defense lawyer was ejected from Saddam Hussein's genocide trial today in Baghdad. He tried to object to the foreign experts the prosecution has called in to testify the past two days.
Saddam judge orders arrest of key defence lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The genocide trial of Saddam Hussein was once again thrown into chaos as the chief judge ejected a key defence lawyer and also ordered his arrest for a day.
High court allows state-attorney probe (Orlando Sentinel)
A DeLand judge agrees, but prosecutor John Tanner has a final request before a Bunnell judge. The Florida Supreme Court and a circuit judge in DeLand on Tuesday refused requests by State Attorney John Tanner to halt a grand jury investigation of him into allegations of abuse of power.
Attorney: Parents in `Caged Kids' Trial Guilty of Love (WTOL 11 Toledo)
"Eleven is a strain, a huge strain, but they did it for the right reason," said Ken Myers, attorney for Sharen Gravelle who, along with her husband, Michael Gravelle, are charged with 16 counts of felony child endangering and eight misdemeanor child endangering charges.
Saddam trial judge jails defence lawyer for a day (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The chief judge in Saddam Hussein's genocide trial on Wednesday ordered a defence lawyer to be jailed for a day for "insulting the court".
Lawyer Kicked Out Of Saddam Trial; American Testifies (WLBZ Bangor)
A defense lawyer was ejected from Saddam Hussein's genocide trial Wednesday in Baghdad.
Saddam trial judge recalls defence lawyer after ordering arrest (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The chief judge in the genocide trial of Saddam Hussein recalled a key defence lawyer to attend the session after ordering his arrest earlier in the day.
Attorney: Kids were caged for own good (Belleville News-Democrat)
A couple on trial for putting some of their 11 adopted children in cages are guilty only of loving them, a defense attorney said Tuesday in his opening statement.