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Attorney: Jaycee Dugard-Nancy Garrido meeting may be good for both (watch video report)
PLACERVILLE - Attorneys for both sides discussed who should and who shouldn't have access to Jaycee Dugard following Friday's pre-preliminary court hearing for kidnapping suspects Phillip and Nancy Garrido.
Govt prosecutors slam lawyer over slain witness
Lawyer Harry Roque has antagonized state prosecutors anew by accusing the Department of Justice of being in cahoots with the Ampatuans who are on trial for the massacre of at least 57 people in Maguindanao last November 23.
U.S. Attorney: Lawyer laundered drug money
BOSTON -- A Newton attorney, who has handled criminal cases in several counties including Middlesex, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a federal money laundering charge. Federal officials seized $237,000 in drug-trafficking proceeds that had been posted as bail in various state courts after the money was allegedly laundered by
Lawyer bills city for paper reading time
A LAWYER working on Ground Zero worker lawsuits has billed New York City $409 for 42 minutes of her time, which included a phone call and time to read article in New York Post.
Carey to fight vet's 'crass' lawsuit
Mariah Carey's lawyer has dismissed allegations the superstar owes almost �20,000 in medical fees to a veterinarian who treated her dogs, branding the doctor's lawsuit "a crass publicity stunt".
Lawyer lends hand to chronicle Jewish history
Managing Editor HARDING TWP. - It was 1890, and the great Jewish immigration from Europe to the New York area had begun.
Lawyer: NY senator was cleared in corruption probe
NEW YORK CITY -- A laywer for New York Sen. Carl Kruger says prosecutors have cleared him of allegations that he traded bureaucratic favors for campaign contributions.
Lawyer held for attacking SP MLA
Jaunpur, Jun 27 (PTI) A lawyer was today arrested on charges of attacking and misbehaving with a Samajwadi Party legislator, a senior police officer said here.
Herenton lawyer sees good news in court ruling
The lawyer for former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton says a Supreme Court decision that limits the use of anti-fraud laws has eliminated the chance his client will be prosecuted over a land deal.
Ex-Mass. Speaker to ask judge to restore pension
A lawyer for former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi will ask a judge to reinstate his state pension while he faces federal corruption charges. Massachusetts - Pension - Salvatore DiMasi - Business - United States
Lawyer hits out at arrest of NGO chief Sombat
Mirror Foundation chairman Sombat Boongamanong has been unlawfully detained since Saturday for his alleged violation of the emergency laws and an alleged link to the red shirts, his lawyer Anon Nampha said yesterday.
Wilmington attorney joins BP Oil Spill Legal Network
A Wilmington attorney is part of a national coalition of lawyers helping provide legal advice to oil spill victims. Joel Rhine joined the BP Oil Spill Legal Network.
Mandeville's city attorney booted out
Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere confirmed this week, David Cressy will cease to be the city attorney as of next month, and Edward Deano will likely succeed him in the position.
Lawyer Explains 'Taser Granny' Suit
An 86-year-old El Reno woman who was shot with a Taser after police officers said she threatened them says she wants the city to pay for what she did.
Lawyer gets distress call about police raid at worksite
KUALA LUMPUR: A distress call from a source saying that the police had conducted a raid at the Istana Negara construction site in Jalan Duta was received by Human Right lawyer N. Surendran.
Lawyers presence now hurdle to MACC quizzing PI Bala
KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 The presence of P.Balasubramaniams lawyer in his highly anticipated questioning by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has turned into a stumbling block. Balas lawyer Americk Sidhu said the MACC has objected to the presence of his lawyer when they interview the former policeman who claims of a conspiracy in ...
Lawyer lends hand to chronicle Jewish history
Managing Editor HARDING TWP. - It was 1890, and the great Jewish immigration from Europe to the New York area had begun.
The DEA's Pot-Grower Problem
Last year attorney General Eric Holder Jr. vowed to end federal raids on sellers of medical marijuana. But the feds are leaning on another integral part of the weed business: growers. From 2003 through 2009a period in which many states liberalized their pot lawsthe number of marijuana plants destroyed by the Drug Enforcement Administration almost tripled, from 3.6 million to a record-high 10.4 ...
Report: Oldham County Attorney John Fendley dies
Oldham County Magistrate Rick Rash says Oldham County Attorney John Fendley died�Sunday afternoon.
Martin Ginsburg, Justice's Husband, Dies
Prominent Lawyer and Husband of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is Dead at 78
Oldham County Attorney dies
WAVE 3 has confirmed the Oldham County Attorney, John Fendley has died Sunday.
Q&A With Pakistani Lawyer Asma Jahangir
Pakistan and its problems remain at the center of world attention. Leading Pakistani human-rights lawyer Asma Jahangir talks about the chances for change in her fractious homeland.
Judge finds for ex-Balto. County Attorney
Former Baltimore County Attorney Virginia W. Barnhart can serve as opposing counsel in lawsuits against the countys pension system, a judge has ruled. Barnhart filed a class-action lawsuit against the countys Employment Retirement System in February, alleging that former employees pensions were incorrectly calculated. The lead plaintiff, Brian J. Rowe, was also represented by Barnhart [...]
Lawyer swims with the sharks as a volunteer at the National Aquarium
Michael E. Glass enjoys an exotic mini-getaway from work every other Friday, when he dons a wetsuit and scuba gear to feed underwater animals at the National Aquarium. Glass is one of about 200 volunteer divers who, in full view of the paying public, jump into the transparent tanks to hand-feed live shrimp, squid, smelt, [...]
Children may have been abused at shelter home
MALACCA: A lawyer who took in several children from a shelter for abandoned children in Gemas, Negri Sembilan during the recent school holiday was in for a surprise.
Oldham County Attorney John Fendley seriously injured
Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - Oldham County attorney, John Fendley,�was seriously�Sunday afternoon at his home in Buckner, KY. Fendley was injured in an accident on his family farm in Oldham County. EMS was called to the scene at 4'18 p.m.� Fendley was airlifted to Louisville's University Hospital where he remains. Fendley is a lifelong resident of Oldham County.� He began his service as Assistant ...
Martin Ginsburg, Justice's Husband, Dies
Prominent Lawyer and Husband of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is Dead at 78
Lawyer seeks time to consider disclosures
The lawyer of the alleged accused in the Lami murder has sought time from the High Court in Suva to consider the disclosures given by State lawyer Rosemary Drau.
An emotional farewell for CHR chief
Fiery lawyer Leila de Lima was in tears as she bade the Commission on Human Rights goodbye on Monday to assume the post of justice secretary under the incoming Aquino administration.
Oldham County Attorney John Fendley Off Life Support
Oldham County Judge Executive Duane Murner says Oldham County Attorney John Fendley has been taken off life support.
M.D. Ginsburg, 78, Dies; Lawyer and Tax Expert
Martin D. Ginsburg was a tax lawyer and professor of tax law and the husband of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court.
Lawyers presence now hurdle to MACC quizzing PI Bala
By G. Manimaran, The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 The presence of P.Balasubramaniams lawyer in his highly anticipated questioning by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has turned into a stumbling block.
Lawyers presence now hurdle to MACC quizzing PI Bala
By G. Manimaran, The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 The presence of P.Balasubramaniams lawyer in his highly anticipated questioning by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has turned into a stumbling block. Balas lawyer Americk Sidhu said the MACC has objected to the presence of his lawyer when they interview the former policeman who claims of a conspiracy in the murder ...
Lawyer says Chesney's father didn't defame man
The father of country music star Kenny Chesney didn't defame a Claiborne County school system employee when he told people the man had a criminal record 'a mile long,' his attorney said Friday.
U.S. attorney nominee Moores confirmation moving slowly
Although the U.S. Senate has confirmed President Obamas nominations for U.S. marshal and a new federal judge in the Middle District of Georgia, his nomination for U.S. attorney hasnt been scheduled for a vote.
Retiring U.S. attorney earns praise for implementing task forces
When retiring U.S. Attorney Russ Dedrick walks into the room, his former boss can't help but wonder: Is there a shield hiding somewhere under that suit?
Red-shirt lawyer will ask court to release Kokaew to campaign
Red-shirt lawyer Kharom Polthaklang said Monday that he will appeal with the Criminal Court to release Pheu Thai Party candidate Kokaew Pikultong temporarily so that he could campaign for the Bangkok by-election.
Lawyer suspects sexual abuse at children's home
MALACCA A lawyer caught suspects that three children from a shelter for abandoned children could be victims of physical and sexual abuse after she caught one of them performing a sexual act on a stuffed toy elephant.
Lawyer suspects sexual abuse at children's home
MALACCA A lawyer suspects that three children from a shelter for abandoned children could have been victims of physical and sexual abuse after she caught one of them performing a sexual act on a stuffed toy elephant. Kumari Bala from Cheng said she feared that the children could Read more...
The DEA's Pot-Grower Problem
Last year Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. vowed to end federal raids on sellers of medical marijuana. But the feds are leaning on another integral part of the weed business: growers.
SALISBURY NEWS: Funeral service for Deputy State's Attorney scheduled
SALISBURY -- The funeral service for Wicomico County Deputy State's Attorney has been scheduled.
Lawyer, husband of justice, dies
Martin Ginsburg, Ruth Bader met when they were Cornell students
Murder-accused fears for life: lawyer
A man charged with the drive-by shooting of father of two Mohammed Haddara is in fear of being killed in a revenge attack, his lawyer says.
Lawyer suspects sexual abuse at children's home
MALACCA A lawyer suspects that three children from a shelter for abandoned children could have been victims of physical and sexual abuse after she caught one of them performing a sexual act on a stuffed toy elephant.
Lawyer, group say DOJ liable for massacre witness' death
A lawyer representing families of slain journalists in the Maguindanao massacre, and a local human rights group have laid the blame on the Department of Justice for failing to prevent the death of a possible key witness in the gruesome Nov. 23 killings.
Mandeville's city attorney booted out
Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere confirmed this week, David Cressy will cease to be the city attorney as of next month, and Edward Deano will likely succeed him in the position.
M.D. Ginsburg, 78, Dies; Lawyer and Tax Expert
Martin D. Ginsburg, a tax lawyer and professor of tax law and the husband of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court, died Sunday at his home in Washington. He was 78.
Angola: Attorney General Announces Rotation of Magistrates
The Attorney General, Jo�o Maria de Sousa, announced Friday in Ndalatando, northern Kwanza Norte province, that his sector will carry out a rotation process of magistrates countrywide, as part of internal policies of the Public Prosecutor's Service aimed at supervising legality across the country.
Red-shirt lawyer will ask court to release Kokaew to campaign
Pheu Thai Party candidate Kokaew Pikultong temporarily so that he could campaign for the Bangkok by-election.Kharom said he would ask the court to either let Kokaew come out of the prison one or two d...
Angola: Attorney General Praises Justice Sector
The Angolan attorney general, Jo�o Maria de Sousa, Friday, in Ndalatando, Kwanza Norte province, expressed satisfaction for the performance of the justice institutions here, and lack of prisoners under remand custody.