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Nicole Richie's lawyer enters not guilty plea in DUI case (The Fresno Bee)
Nicole Richie's lawyer appeared in Superior Court in Glendale without her client Tuesday and entered a not guilty plea on Richie's behalf to a driving under the influence charge.
Lawyer: Wiesel accost suspect needs mental help (phillyburbs.com)
SOMERVILLE, N.J. - A man accused of roughing up Nobel laureate and Holocaust scholar Elie Wiesel at a San Francisco hotel earlier this month needs mental help and should not be jailed while awaiting trial, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Lawyer: Jones not involved in shooting (AP via Yahoo! News)
Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones witnessed but wasn't involved in a shooting at a Las Vegas strip club that injured three, his lawyer said.
Lawyer who leaked BALCO info resigns as rodeo commish (ESPN)
The Colorado lawyer who pleaded guilty to leaking secret grand jury transcripts in a federal steroids probe has resigned as commissioner of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.
Seattle lawyer files class action suit over peanut butter illnesses (KING 5 Seattle)
Seattle lawyer William Marler has filed a class action lawsuit seeking to represent people who became sick after eating peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.
Lawyer Says Nicole Ritchie Is Not Guilty (CBS 13 Sacramento)
A lawyer for reality show T-V star Nicole Richie appeared in court in Glendale today without her client and entered a not guilty plea on her behalf to a charge of driving under the influence.
Richie's Lawyer Enters Plea in DUI Case (KABC-TV Los Angeles)
Nicole Richie's lawyer has entered a not guilty plea on her behalf on a drunk driving charge.
IL Attorney General Says Check Scams Are on the Rise (News 25 Evansville)
CHICAGO - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is cautioning the state's residents to be extra wary of check scams. Complaints of counterfeit cashier's checks are on the rise.
Richie's Lawyer Enters Plea in DUI Case (WABC-TV New York)
Nicole Richie's lawyer has entered a not guilty plea on her behalf on a drunk driving charge.
IN Attorney General Offers Tips to Protect You from Super Bowl Ticket Scams (News 25 Evansville)
INDIANAPOLIS - Attorney General Steve Carter is warning Hoosiers heading to the Super Bowl to beware of bogus ticket scams. Many of the scams, Carter said, are happening through online auction websites.
Nicole Richie's lawyer pleas not guilty in DUI case (Chicago Sun-Times)
GLENDALE, Calif.---- Nicole Richie's lawyer appeared in court Tuesday without her client and entered a not guilty plea on Richie's behalf to a driving under the influence charge.
Nicole Richie's lawyer enters not guilty plea in DUI case (CBS 47 Fresno)
Nicole Richie's lawyer appeared in court Tuesday without her client and entered a not guilty plea on Richie's behalf to a driving under the influence charge.
Nicole Richie's lawyer enters not guilty plea in DUI case (Fox 6 News San Diego)
Nicole Richie's lawyer appeared in court Tuesday without her client and entered a not guilty plea on Richie's behalf to a driving under the influence charge.
Nicole Richie's lawyer enters not guilty plea in DUI case (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
Nicole Richie's lawyer appeared in court Tuesday without her client and entered a not guilty plea on Richie's behalf to a driving under the influence charge.
Seattle lawyer posts class action lawsuit over peanut butter illness (KHQ Spokane)
2:16 p.m. SEATTLE - Seattle lawyer William Marler has filed a class action lawsuit seeking to represent people who became sick after eating peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.
Lawyer: Titans' Jones Not Involved in Shooting (Washington Post)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones witnessed but wasn't involved in a shooting at a Las Vegas strip club that injured three, his lawyer said.
Nicole Richie's Lawyer Enters Plea In DUI Case (KTHV Little Rock)
Nicole Richie's lawyer has entered a not guilty plea on her behalf on a drunk driving charge. Richie is charged with being under the influence of alcohol and an unspecified drug. She was arrested after 911 callers reported her SUV headed the wrong way on a freeway near Los Angeles December 11, 2006.
Lawyer: Wiesel accost suspect needs mental help (San Diego Union-Tribune)
SOMERVILLE, N.J., 2:09 p.m. Feb. 20 (AP): A man accused of roughing up Nobel laureate and Holocaust scholar Elie Wiesel at a San Francisco hotel earlier this month needs mental help and should not be jailed while awaiting trial, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Nicole Richie's lawyer enters not guilty plea in DUI case (San Diego Union-Tribune)
LOS ANGELES, 12:58 p.m. Feb. 20 (AP): Nicole Richie's lawyer appeared in Superior Court in Glendale without her client Tuesday and entered a not guilty plea on Richie's behalf to a driving under the influence charge.
Lawyer: Wiesel suspect needs mental help (AP via Yahoo! News)
A man accused of roughing up Nobel laureate and Holocaust scholar Elie Wiesel at a San Francisco hotel this month was denied bail Tuesday despite his lawyer's contention that the suspect needs mental help.
Lawyer: Jones not involved in shooting (The Plain Dealer)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones witnessed but wasn't involved in a shooting at a Las Vegas strip club that injured three, his lawyer said.
Attorney says terror suspect had renounced violent beliefs (Boston Globe)
A defense attorney for a U.S. citizen arrested in Kenya on charges he received training at an al-Qaeda camp as part of an effort to overthrow the Somali government said Tuesday his client had renounced his violent beliefs before he was taken into custody.
Attorney says terror suspect had renounced violent beliefs (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
HOUSTON A defense attorney for a U.S. citizen accused of receiving al-Qaeda training says his client renounced his violent beliefs before he was taken into...
Lawyer says US ruling bolsters case for Hicks's return (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
The Australian lawyer for Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks says the Federal Government must move immediately to bring his client home because his case is likely to be delayed further.
Godfather of Soul James Brown finally to be buried: lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! News)
"Godfather of Soul" James Brown will be buried at a secret site in a few days after his companion and adult children agreed on the burial site, a lawyer announced Tuesday.
Attorney general to review paediatrician's cases (Guardian Unlimited)
The attorney general, Lord Goldsmith, is to review cases that involved the consultant paediatrician David Southall as a prosecution witness, it was announced today.
Woodstock postpones town meeting on advice of town attorney (Norwich Bulletin)
By JESSICA DURKIN Norwich Bulletin WOODSTOCK — A town meeting tonight to discuss two proposed ordinances tied to town spending was postponed after the town attorney indicated the wording of the proposals might not be legal.
Attorney says terror suspect had renounced violent beliefs (KTRE-TV East Texas)
HOUSTON A defense attorney for a U.S. citizen accused of receiving al-Qaeda training says his client renounced his violent beliefs before he was taken into custody.
Judge to Med-Mal Attorney: No More Fees for You (Law.com)
A New York judge has denied a lawyer's request for additional fees from a $3.75 million med-mal settlement, ruling that he had already taken more than he was due. Justice Sherry Klein Heitler ruled that Norman L. Cousins received attorney fees of almost one-third of the lump-sum portion of the settlement, and instead owed his client some $513,000, the amount above the statutorily permitted ...
Pottawattamie County attorney charged with mishandling evidence (The Fort Dodge Messenger)
POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY — A Council Bluffs-area attorney and former assistant county attorney for Pottawattamie County who was arrested on charges relating to the mishandling of evidence in office was formerly an assistant county attorney in Wright County.
Nicole Richie's lawyer enters not guilty plea in DUI case (North County Times)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Nicole Richie's lawyer appeared in Superior Court in Glendale without her client Tuesday and entered a not guilty plea on Richie's behalf to a driving under the influence charge.
South Carolina: James Brown?s Burial Site Is Set, Lawyer Says (New York Times)
The six adult children of the singer James Brown have agreed with his partner, Tomi Rae Hynie, on where he will be buried, a lawyer for Ms. Hynie said. The lawyer, Robert Rosen, said the resting place was being kept confidential at the request of Mr. Brown?s children, adding that the burial could take place in the ?next few days.? In addition, in a ruling made public yesterday, it was revealed ...
Attorney: Pacman not in any trouble (Nashville City Paper)
According to attorney Warrick Robinson, Tennessee Titans cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was on his way back to Nashville Tuesday after speaking with Las Vegas police late Monday night about a triple shooting early Monday in a strip club.
Attorney: Pacman not in any trouble (Nashville City Paper)
According to attorney Warrick Robinson, Tennessee Titans cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was on his way back to Nashville Tuesday after speaking with Las Vegas police late Monday night about a triple shooting early Monday in a strip club.
Godfather of Soul James Brown finally to be buried: lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! News)
"Godfather of Soul" James Brown will be buried at a secret site in a few days after his companion and adult children agreed on the burial site, a lawyer announced Tuesday.
Attorney General tells Baptist committee about new task force (Nashville City Paper)
U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales announced Tuesday that he is creating a new task force to make sure Americans know they have rights when it comes to expressing religious views.
Natchez attorney attends conference (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — City Attorney Everett Sanders was in Washington, D.C., last weekend. Sanders was at the Democratic National Committee conference as a representative for the state.
Attorney General tells Baptist committee about new task force (Nashville City Paper)
U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales announced Tuesday that he is creating a new task force to make sure Americans know they have rights when it comes to expressing religious views.
Aretha Franklin responds to attorney's claims (Detroit News)
Aretha Franklin claims she got no respect from a WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) report that aired Friday in which attorney William Mitchell III said he was suing the Queen of Soul because she refused to appear in a commercial for his law firm as promised.
Nixon drops lawsuit against lawyer accused in tax deals (Kansas City Star)
The Missouri attorney general’s office this month dropped a consumer protection lawsuit against a Kansas City lawyer.
Seattle lawyer files class-action suit over tainted peanut butter (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
Seattle lawyer William Marler has filed a class-action lawsuit seeking to represent people who became sick after eating peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.
Griffin jabs at Pryor, Democrats in U.S. attorney controversy (The Morning News)
WASHINGTON -- Tim Griffin said Friday he considers himself a casualty of the political firestorm ignited by his appointment as interim U.S. attorney in Little Rock, and blamed Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and leading Democrats for derailing his possible nomination.
Lawyer: Suspect mentally ill (Asbury Park Press)
A man accused of roughing up Nobel laureate and Holocaust scholar Elie Wiesel at a San Francisco hotel earlier this month needs mental help and should not be jailed while awaiting trial, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Uganda: Buganda Kingdom Attorney General Resigns (AllAfrica.com)
THE Attorney General of Buganda Kingdom, Godfrey Lule, has resigned.
Attorney says terror suspect had renounced violent beliefs (WCAX 3)
HOUSTON A defense attorney for a U-S citizen arrested in Kenya on charges he received training at an al-Qaeda camp as part of an effort to overthrow the Somali government...
Pioneer Alaska lawyer Dickerson dies at 94 (Anchorage Daily News)
Mahala Ashley Dickerson, the state's first black lawyer, died Monday at her family homestead in Wasilla after a short illness. She was 94.
Peninsula lawyer Herbert Kelly dies at 87 (Daily Press)
Newport News lawyer and social activist dies at his home Monday. Riverside Regional Medical Center. The Virginia Living Museum. The College of William and Mary. NASA Langley Research Center. People to People. And the list goes on.
Sports attorney named to state's judicial panel (WPRI 12 Providence)
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The governor names a noted sports attorney to an influential panel that helps select state judges. Dennis Coleman is a one-time Brown University quarterback and a partner in the Boston firm of Ropes and Gray, which works with sports coaches.
Attorney Says Terror Suspect Had Renounced Violent Beliefs (WCSH 6 Portland)
A defense attorney for a U.S. citizen arrested in Kenya on charges he received training at an al-Qaeda camp as part of an effort to overthrow the Somali government said his client had renounced his violent beliefs before he was taken into custody.
Attorney Says Terror Suspect Had Renounced Violent Beliefs (WLBZ Bangor)
A defense attorney for a U.S. citizen arrested in Kenya on charges he received training at an al-Qaeda camp as part of an effort to overthrow the Somali government said his client had renounced his violent beliefs before he was taken into custody.