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Golden fires lawyer in sex case; sentencing on hold (winnipegsun.com)
A long delayed sentencing hearing for Brock Golden, son of former city councillor and mayoral candidate Al Golden, was adjourned Wednesday after the junior Golden fired his lawyer.
K-Fed's lawyer wants a loaded Britney to pay his legal bills (ANI via Yahoo! India News)
Washington, August 31 (ANI): Latest documents from Britney Spears v Kevin Federline hearing have revealed that the troubled singer is loaded and earns an average monthly income of 737,868 dollars. In a declaration filed on August 26, K-Fed's lawyer, Mark Vincent Kaplan, has claimed that the pop tart "is clearly the 'monied party' in this case," and has asked her to pay some ...
Parents consider lawyer in case of boy suspended over sketch (The Arizona Republic)
The parents of an eighth-grade boy who was suspended by school administrators for drawing a stick figure pointing a gun said they are contacting a lawyer to help them fight the school's treatment of their son.
Scirrotto seeks accord with district attorney (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Penn State safety Anthony Scirrotto is in the process of issuing an application for an Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition, which could help him avoid a pending trial this fall, Scirrotto's attorney said yesterday.
Attorney General Sues Springdale "Natario" (The Morning News)
FAYETTEVILLE -- The state has sued a Springdale "natario" and her business for allegedly charging for immigration assistance, visas, tax assistance, identification and power of attorney letters, according to the state Attorney General's Office.
Punishment out of proportion Salman Khan’s lawyer tells BBC Asian Network (clickwalla.com)
Dipesh Mehta the Lawyer for Bollywood star Salman Khan told BBC Asian Network’s Love Bollywood show, that the case against Khan for animal cruelty has been blown out of proportion due to huge media attention.
Harris wants trial delay, new attorney (Post-Tribune)
GARY -- Jewell Harris, a former city lobbyist under federal indictment for fraud, is seeking a delay in his trial so he can hire a new attorney. A trial is scheduled to begin Sept. 24, at which time Harris is expected to face seven counts of money laundering, mail fraud and wire fraud.
Justice Department probing attorney general's testimony (San Jose Mercury News)
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's inspector general said Thursday that he is investigating whether Attorney General Alberto R.
New Grundy County attorney takes oath of office (The Courier)
GRUNDY CENTER --- A familiar face took the reins of the Grundy County Attorney's Office this week.
Attorney general's office taking away staff badges (Oakland Tribune)
SACRAMENTO — The attorney general's office is reclaiming honorary police-type badges it distributed to its 1,200 staff attorneys because the agency has declared the practice illegal.
Attorney is accused of harassing ex-girlfriend (The Buffalo News)
David F. Butterini has been accused of criminally harassing a former girlfriend and is currently the subject of Buffalo City Court criminal proceedings, Erie County District Attorney Frank J. Clark confirmed Thursday.
K-Fed's lawyer wants Spears to foot bill (AP via Yahoo! News)
Kevin Federline's lawyer wants Britney Spears to pay some of her ex-husband's legal expenses in their divorce case, court documents show.
K-Fed's Lawyer Wants Spears to Foot Bill (ABC News)
Lawyer says Federline has "no net income," while Spears makes $737,868 a month.
K-Fed's Lawyer Wants Britney to Pay Legal Fees in Divorce (Fox News)
Kevin Federline's lawyer wants Britney Spears to pay some of her ex-husband's legal bills in their divorce case, according to court documents.
Federline's attorney wants Spears to pay her ex-husband's legal expenses (Asbury Park Press)
Kevin Federline's lawyer wants Britney Spears to pay some of her ex-husband's legal expenses in their divorce case, court documents show. Attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan said in an Aug. 26 declaration that Federline has "no net income" after various expenses, and that his spousal support of $20,000 a month ends in November. Spears, meanwhile, brings in an average monthly income of $737,868. Spears ...
Lawyer: Salman Khan released on bail (AP via Yahoo! News)
A court in Jodhpur released popular Bollywood actor Salman Khan on bail Friday in a poaching case, his lawyer said.
Lawyer Gets 12 Years for Killing Suspect (San Francisco Chronicle)
A lawyer who stabbed his neighbor to death because he thought the man had molested his 2-year-old daughter was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for first-degree manslaughter. "It's a Shakespearean tragedy brought into the real world," Judge...
Lawyer Gets 12 Years for Killing Suspect (ABC News)
Conn. Lawyer Sentenced to 12 Years for Fatally Stabbing Neighbor He Thought Molested Daugther
Middletown school board replaces attorney (Newport Daily News)
The Middletown School Department has a new attorney. With a state judgeship possibly in the works, Richard E. Updegrove stepped down from the position he has held since mid-2002, school officials said.
Lawyer Gets 12 Years for Killing Suspect (ABC News)
Conn. Lawyer Sentenced to 12 Years for Fatally Stabbing Neighbor He Thought Molested Daughter
Federline's attorney wants Spears to pay her ex-husband's legal expenses (Boston Herald)
LOS ANGELES - Kevin Federline's lawyer wants Britney Spears to pay some of her ex-husband's legal expenses in their divorce case, court documents show. Attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan said...
Judge Lashes Out At District Attorney's Office (WDSU New Orleans)
The office of Orleans Parish District Attorney Eddie Jordan is blasted by a criminal court judge for not moving ahead with a murder prosecution.
K-Fed's lawyer wants Spears to pay bill (AP via Yahoo! News)
Kevin Federline's lawyer wants Britney Spears to pay some of her ex-husband's legal expenses in their divorce case, court documents show.
Democratic Fundraiser Norman Hsu Turns Himself In, Lawyer Says (Bloomberg via Yahoo! News)
Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Norman Hsu, a Democratic fundraiser wanted for fraud, turned himself in to California authorities, according to a statement by his lawyer.
District Attorney Raids PR Guru T.J. Connolly’s Home (WOAI)
A well-known public relations guru is being investigated for possibly funneling rate-payer money into the campaigns of BexarMet board members. The Bexar County District Attorney is looking into possible criminal violations, and served a search warrant today.
Martella attorney defends her qualifications (The Sentinel)
The Kings County District Attorney's Office Thursday questioned the suitability of the defense attorney assigned to a man accused of fatally shooting a couple and setting their east Hanford home on fire to conceal evidence.
Fugitive former attorney arrested in Arizona (News 14 Carolina)
RALEIGH -- John Gregory McCormick , a missing Chapel Hill man accused of embezzling over $1 million from clients, was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona Friday morning, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced.
Supervisors call on Denison attorney for assistance (Denison Bulletin Review)
At Tuesday's Crawford County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board decided to hire Denison attorney Rick Franck for assistance with a legal matter.
Missing N.C. lawyer charged with embezzlement arrested in Phoenix (The Arizona Republic)
RALEIGH, N.C. - A Chapel Hill lawyer missing for more than a year, and charged with embezzling nearly $1 million from his clients, was arrested Friday in Arizona, authorities said.
Keeler offered attorney job (Waconia Patriot)
Former assistant in County Attorney's Office may County's search for a new attorney is close to coming to an end now that finalist James Keeler, Jr. has verbally accepted the job.
Finalists named for County Attorney (Waconia Patriot)
Two people remain in the search for Carver County’s new attorney. The two finalists are James Keeler, Jr. and Thomas Harbinson and both were scheduled to present information to and be interviewed by the Carver County Board of Commissioners in the afternoon on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
Attorney Leaves Courtroom, Refuses To Return (WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News)
A trial came to a halt Friday when a defense attorney was arrested and sent to jail.
Attorney Leaves Courtroom, Refuses To Return (WLWT-TV Cincinnati)
A trial comes to a halt when a defense attorney is arrested and sent to jail.
Lawyer gets 12 years for killing suspect (AP via Yahoo! News)
A lawyer who stabbed his neighbor to death because he thought the man had molested his 2-year-old daughter was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for first-degree manslaughter.
Senate hearing could get nasty: Skeptical Dems await attorney general nominees (The Davis Enterprise)
Published Aug 28, 2007 - 14:41:02 CDT. WASHINGTON - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' replacement - whoever that may be - faces a potentially nasty Senate confirmation and a beleaguered Justice Department badly in need of leadership.
Gonzales quits as attorney general: Homeland security chief is a possible successor (The Davis Enterprise)
Published Aug 27, 2007 - 19:40:51 CDT. WASHINGTON - Alberto Gonzales, the nation's first Hispanic attorney general, announced his resignation today, driven from office after a wrenching standoff with congressional critics over his honesty and competence.
Attorney Decides to Teach in EBR Schools (WAFB Baton Rouge)
When East Baton Rouge put the call out they were looking for new teachers, they didn't expect to get an attorney. WAFB's Tyana Williams has the story of a lawyer who says it's important to her to make a difference.
Pletcher-trained Lawyer Ron set for Woodward Stakes at Saratoga (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Five weeks ago at Saratoga Race Course, Todd Pletcher watched Lawyer Ron set a track record in the Whitney Handicap.