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Indian-Malaysian lawyer challenges Islamic court
An ethnic Indian lawyer is challenging Kuala Lumpur's Islamic court after it rejected her bid to practice Shariah law on grounds that she is not a Muslim.
Non-Muslim lawyer closer to goal of practising in Syariah Court
KUALA LUMPUR A non-Muslim woman lawyer today obtained permission from the Civil Court here in her preliminary legal bid to be a Syariah lawyer in the Federal Territory. High Court judge Mohd Zawawi Salleh granted Victoria Jayaseele Martin leave application for a judicial review for a mandamus order Read more...
Worcester lawyer gets deal in drunken driving case
EAST BROOKFIELD - The top lawyer in the Worcester public defenders office who had faced a drunken driving charge...
Lawyer Gets Deal In Drunken Driving Case
The top lawyer in the Worcester public defenders office who had faced a drunken driving charge has been placed on a year of probation after reaching a deal.
Worcester lawyer gets deal in drunken driving case
The top lawyer in the Worcester public defenders office who had faced a drunken driving charge has been placed on a year of probation after reaching a deal. Driving under the influence - Lawyer - Public defender - United States - Counties
2 Las Vegas Republicans take aim at Nevada attorney general
Two Republican lawyers from Las Vegas with strikingly different backgrounds are aligned on one goal: to unseat Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.
Association of Ghanaian Lawyers of America honours Attorney General
Accra, May 14, GNA - Members of the Association of Ghanaian Lawyers of America (AGLA) have conferred honorary membership on Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, at a special dinner held in her honour in Midtown Manhattan, New York. Appointed by President John Evans Atta-Mills in 2009, Mrs. Mould-Iddrisu is the first woman in Ghana's 53-year history to serve in ...
Man headed to see lawyer about DWI gets another DWI
A man on his way to meet with his lawyer about a driving while impaired charge was stopped Thursday morning by a Raleigh police officer and charged with another DWI, according to court records.
Madison detective accused of sending webcam pix to 'girl' hires prominent attorney
A Madison detective who is accused of exposing his genitals over a webcam to an undercover officer he believed was a 13-year-old girl has hired prominent defense attorney Peter N. Gilbreth and his case will be prosecuted in Morris County.
Miami Personal Injury Lawyer Search Tips, Resources and Considerations
Claiming compensation for your injuries is difficult without the help of a Miami personal injury lawyer. But even searching for a lawyer, someone that is absolutely right for the job, also often poses impediments. This is true if you have no experience with the matter.
Attorney General Eric Holder Admits To Not Reading Arizonas Immigration Law
Attorney General Eric Holder is catching fire for admitting that, despite speaking out against it, he has yet to read the Arizona illegal immigration law. During a House Judiciary hearing, Republican Congressman Tom Poe asked Holder about his comments that the federal government might sue Arizona over the law and, more specifically, whether he had read the bill himself. Holder, embarrassingly ...
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says US envoy's visit beneficial: lawyer
Myanmar's detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi believes a recent visit by a top US diplomat to the military-ruled country was fruitful, her lawyer said Friday.
Factors added up in District Attorney Gore's primary loss
By Shelby Sebens [email protected] A relatively low turnout of Democratic voters in Brunswick County and some lingering animosity about past cases likely contributed to District Attorney Rex Gores loss in the May 4 primary.
Well-known criminal defense lawyer appears in court with Nodine's attorney in pot case
Mobile County Commissioner Stephne Nodine's attorney, Matt Green, walked into the grand jury room this morning with well-known criminal defense lawyer Jeff Deen.
Cornyn, Hispanic leaders push for U.S. attorney nominee
Sen. John Cornyn on Friday urged the White House to nominate Sarah Saldaa for U.S. Attorney in the Dallas-anchored Northern District.
Paul Levy has financial ties to Attorney General
Attorney General Martha Coakley is probing Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's handling of the scandal...
Poplawski's attorney asks for continuance of Oct. 12 trial
The defense attorney for the man accused of killing three Pittsburgh police officers last year has asked for another continuance.
District Attorney Jaime Esparza says Regina Arditti likely to plead guilty
EL PASO -- District Attorney Jaime Esparza said Friday that he anticipates a suspended district judge will plead guilty to a misdemeanor nepotism charge on June 4.
Cornyn, Watkins increase sparring over U.S. attorney nomination
The scuffle over the appointment of the next U.S. attorney for the Dallas-based Northern District escalated Friday, as Sen. John Cornyn urged the White House to choose his preferred candidate. Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins accused the Republican senator of playing petty politics and pushed for his favorite contender.
Jefferson County attorney's race gets personal
Until earlier this year, Glenda Bradshaw worked for Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell as head of the office's criminal division. But on Jan. 5 O'Connell fired Bradshaw for what he said was her failure to effectively carry out a policy designed to track and report police officers who failed to appear in court.
French woman to be cleared of spying: Iran lawyer
The lawyer of a French teaching assistant who was arrested on spying charges after Iran's disputed June election said on Saturday she would be acquitted by Sunday.
Two Republican Las Vegas lawyers take aim at Nevada attorney general
Two Republican lawyers from Las Vegas with strikingly different backgrounds are aligned on one goal: to unseat Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.
Contract for sewer and water outlined by Sumpter's attorney
Township attorney Rob Young outlined the current status and plans for a new contract with the Detroit Water and Sewer Department.
Iran to clear French woman of spying: lawyer
The lawyer for a French teaching assistant who was arrested on spying charges after Iran's disputed election in June last year said on Saturday she would be acquitted by Sunday.
Lawyer: Iran to let French academic leave
A French academic arrested in Iran following last year's disputed presidential elections will be allowed to leave the country after paying a $300,000 fine, her lawyer said Saturday. Iran - Middle East - Lawyer - Politics - Science and Environment
Lawyer says Iran will allow French academic to leave Sunday after $300,000 fine paid
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) A French academic arrested in Iran following last year's disputed presidential elections will be allowed to leave the country after paying a $300,000 fine, her lawyer said Sa...
Lawyer: Iran to let French academic leave
A French academic arrested in Iran following last year's disputed presidential elections will be allowed to leave the country after paying a $300,000 fine, her lawyer said Saturday.
Lawyer for Superman creator sued on comics control
Warner Brothers files lawsuit accusing lawyer for the comic book hero's co-creators of trying to seize control of nearly half of the lucrative property.
Lawyer says Iran clears French woman of spying
TEHRAN (Reuters) - A French teacher arrested on spying charges after Iran's election in June last year will be allowed to leave the country after her jail sentence was commuted to a $285,000, her lawyer said on Saturday.
Planet Election Guide: With expertise in hand, attorney wants to join back in
Jenny Russell is an attorney, boater and runner who has lived and played in Telluride since 1995. As shes carved out a life here, she has also accrued a bit of experience with town government.
Tri-City lawyer accused of domestic violence break-in
KENNEWICK -- A Tri-City lawyer must sit in jail through the weekend while prosecutors decide if he s
Erap, Pineda lawyer presses Among Ed ouster
The lawyer of Pampanga governor-elect Lilia Pineda has filed a motion seeking to install her as governor in the last month in office of Gov. Eddie Panlilio on the basis of her victory in the 2007 recount case.
Time for International Community to Act on Thai Political Crisis, Says Thaksin Lawyer
Robert Amsterdam a lawyer acting on behalf of the former Prime Minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra, calls upon the international community to respond to the Thai government's violent crackdown...
Attorney general holds town hall meeting on oil spill
Baldwin County officials, residents and business owners told Alabama Attorney General Troy King today that the local economy is being hit by the oil spill and they need immediate help.
Tehran to allow French academic to leave Iran: lawyer
A French researcher arrested in Iran in July for allegedly participating in demonstrations against the disputed presidential election, will be allowed to leave the country soon after a large fine was paid, her lawyer told AFP on Saturday.
Hiring an attorney good idea
Dear Bruce: I would like to know if I should use an attorney when selling a house. It looks to me that its pretty straightforward and the title company can handle it. Our real estate agent said it is not necessary. What do you think?
Lawyer may face sanctions in child pornography case
Detroit -- A lawyer faces possible sanctions after filing a motion in a child pornography case that a federal judge described as "a blatant attempt to intimidate the minor victim's mother."
HARTFORD ATTORNEY LAUNCHES BID FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL
Attorney Stephen Fournier of Hartford filed papers last week formalizing his candidacy for the office of attorney general. Fournier was nominated as the Green Party candidate for attorney general in
Hartford attorney launches bid for attorney general
Attorney Stephen Fournier of Hartford filed papers last week formalizing his candidacy for the office of attorney general. Fournier was nominated as the Green Party candidate for attorney general in April, and he consented to have his name appear on the nominating petition of the Independent Party.
McQuade restructures U.S. Attorney's Office
DETROIT -- U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced today that she has restructured the U.S. Attorney's Office to reallocate attorneys according to new priorities.
Farmington Hills attorney, fianc&Copy; face new charges
A Farmington Hills attorney and her fianc&Copy;, already jailed on drug-related charges, face additional charges after an apparent marijuana-growing operation was uncovered in their apartment.
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden hospitalized with mild stroke
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, 41, continues to undergo treatment for a mild stroke.
W Va. lawyer picked for Toyota litigation
A West Virginia lawyer is among those appointed by a federal judge to represent hundreds of consumers nationwide suing automaker giant Toyota.
Kuwaiti blogger on hunger strike hospitalised-lawyer
A Kuwaiti blogger has been hospitalised after going on hunger strike to protest his detention over acusations he had insulted the ruler, his lawyer said today.
Elin Nordegren Hires London Lawyer to Investigate Tiger Woods Finances
TIGER Woods cheated wife Elin Nordegren has retained the services of a top-notch London lawyer to investigate the sex-crazed golfers finances, according to a new report from a British tabloid. The Daily Mirror says the former Swedish model has turned to White Walter Jnr, an expert at tracking down hidden assets. Elin was introduced to the [...]
Planet Election Guide: With expertise in hand, attorney wants to join back in
Jenny Russell is an attorney, boater and runner who has lived and played in Telluride since 1995. As shes carved out a life here, she has also accrued a bit of experience with town government.
N.L. lawyer reprimanded for sex with client
A lawyer from Conception Bay South on Newfoundland's Avalon peninsula has been reprimanded for having sex with a client.
Board to discuss new attorney hire, radio tower
North Platte Telegraph Monday's Lincoln County Commissioners meeting will be relatively short. The board will discuss and consider hiring an attorney for consultation about the jail project and will hear an update about the jail project.
Tiger Wood's wife hires top UK lawyer
Elin Nordegren apparently hires a lawyer who specialises in tracking down hidden assets.
Possible victims come forward in Elgin lawyer case
The prosecutor in the felony case against Elgin lawyer William C. Chesbrough, arrested last year on charges he bilked three area families out of a combined $140,000, confirmed this week that his office has received reports on additional possible victims.