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Broome Attorney Says Horizontal Drilling Is Safe
Broome County Attorney Joseph Sluzar believes that horizontal hydraulic fracturing is safer and better than vertical drilling This statement comes after the increasing talk of legislation in Albany that would restrict or delay use of horizontal drilling for natural gas. Sluzar believes that if horizontal drilling is delayed than more vertical wells will have to be built to replace the lack of ...
MACC allows lawyer for PI Bala questioning
KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 Private investigator P. Balasubramaniam has won the right to have a lawyer present when the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) questions him in London next week over his claims of a conspiracy in the murder of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu. Balas lawyer Americk Sidhu said last night he had received the green ...
Crown attorney office decides no grounds to appeal decision allowing Vince Li escorted walks outside
Manitoba's Crown attorney office has determined there are no legal grounds to appeal a recent decision allowing Vince Li escorted walks outside.
Staffing: Superman lawyer gets a lawyer; music program in Georgia; EFF-er to Google
Some recent entertainment law moves: Controversial copyright attorney Marc Toberoff has hired Richard Kendall of LA's Kendall Brill & Klieger to defend him in Warner Bros.' headline-grabbing lawsuit alleging Toberoff improperly caused the families of Superman co-creators Joe Shuster and...
District Attorney Howard Simms Resigns
Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney Howard Simms has resigned. Simms has served as District Attorney for 9 and 1/2 years. Prior to being District Attorney, Simms served as Assistant District Attorney for 12 years.
Animal-rights lawyer sues Sanders to protect seals
Animal-rights lawyer Bryan Pease sued San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders on Monday in hopes of forcing the immediate placement of a rope barrier designed to keep seals and people apart at Childrens Pool beach in La Jolla.
Chicago lawyer confirmed for federal judge
The U.S. Senate voted 80-0 late today to confirm Chicago lawyer Gary Feinerman for a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In February, President Barack Obama had nominated Feinerman, 45, to replace Judge Robert Gettleman, who had taken senior status last May.� A partner at the law firm Sidley Austin LLP and a Winnetka resident, Feinerman worked in the Clinton ...
Ruling won't help lawyer in Hollinger case
Kipnis, the former top lawyer at Hollinger International, has fallen on hard times since he was convicted of defrauding the former parent of the Chicago Sun-Times The U.S. Supreme Court gave jailed former media tycoon Conrad Black a chance at freedom. But for Mark Kipnis, exoneration is not going to bring back his law practice or pay his mortgage.
Attorney: Clerk to commission dismissed
Camden Countys clerk to the Board of Commissioners was dismissed from her position, County Attorney John Morrison confirmed Monday. Morrision would not reveal the reason for Ava Gurganus dismissal, citing state laws that prohibit disclosure of personnel information about public employees.
Attorney Plans To Lash Out On Denver City Council
The Denver City Council on Monday evening was expected to approve a big settlement for a woman who was wrongly arrested and Denver attorney David Lane said he planned to unload on the Denver Police Department in front of the public council meeting.
Nueva Vizcaya Human Rights lawyer shot
WITH REPORTS FROM PHILIPPINE NEWS AGENCY www.nordis.net TUGUEGARAO CITY A human rights lawyer and former Liberal Party campaign manager in Nueva Vizcaya was shot dead by two unidentified gun-wielding men in front of the Municipal Trial Court in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya on Tuesday (June 22) at about 9 a.m., police said. Senior Superintendent Pedro Danguilan, Nueva [...]
Man convicted for posing as immigration attorney
A Cuban national, who pretended to be an immigration attorney and solicited clients at the San Pedro federal prison that once housed him, was sentenced Monday to more than five years in custody. RELATED LINKS: � BLOG: Keep up to date with South Bay crime and court news � BLOG: Track South Bay court cases � South Bay crime stats
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...
Murder accused says evidence 'speculative'
A lawyer for accused murderer Frankie Marshall has told the South Australian Supreme Court prosecutors have not got within a 'bull's roar' of proof beyond reasonable doubt.
Local Attorney Hired for Border Case
A Mexican family has hired a Houston attorney to clear their son's name.
Delaware: Attorney General Returns
Attorney General Joseph R. Biden III returned to work Monday after spending several weeks recuperating from a stroke.
Danbury attorney pitches legal advice show for new Oprah network
Attorney Ellen VanDyke of Danbury is trying to get a legal advice show on Oprah's new network. Photo: Contributed Photo / The News-Times Contributed DANBURY -- City attorney Ellen Van Dyke is seeking online votes for her idea for a legal advice show on the Oprah Winfrey TV network.
Danbury attorney pitches legal advice show for new Oprah network
Attorney Ellen VanDyke of Danbury is trying to get a legal advice show on Oprah's new network. Photo: Contributed Photo / The News-Times Contributed
Bluff City delays hiring new town attorney
Fears over another 2-2 split vote kept a sharply divided Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen from hiring a town attorney during a Monday night meeting held for that purpose.
Man accused of killing lawyer says he acted in self defense
An accused murderer claims his victim pulled a gun on him. Daniel Kahanaoi took the stand in his own defense today. He's accused of gunning down lawyer Craig Kimsel in Kimsel's Kailua home.
Attorney General and LDS Latino activist call on Church to take an immigration position
SALT LAKE (ABC 4 News) - Renewed cries for LDS Church involvement as Utah legislators visit Arizona.
Attorney General and LDS Latino activist call on Church to take an immigration position
SALT LAKE (ABC 4 News) -��Monday, three Utah lawmakers went to Arizona on a fact finding mission which may lead to� an Arizona style immigration law�being passed here.�� But at the same time they were visiting the Arizona Mexico-border, a Latino activist was calling for the LDS Church to speak out on the issue. Actually, Tony Yapias is not only a Latino activist, he's also LDS. And, perhaps ...
Lawyer asks court to release Kokaew to meet EC officials
A lawyer of the red-shirt movement Tuesday submitted a request to the Criminal Court, urging it to allow Pheu Thai Party candidate Kokaew Pikultong to leave the Bangkok Remand Prison to meet the election officials Wednesday.
Gutierrez lawyer says R.C. councilman was pawn
Rancho Cucamonga Councilman Rex Gutierrez, while employed at the San Bernardino County Assessor's Office, honestly documented his activities, deceived no one and became a political pawn in a corruption probe by state and local prosecutors, his attorney argued Monday.
Lawyer of Thaksin's son submits bank statements of Shinawatra family to DSI
A lawyer of Pantongtae Shinawatra Tuesday submitted bank statements of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his family members to the Department of Special Investigations.
County attorney's office recommended reuniting accused pornographer Larsen with son
Although Hennepin County officials believed that suspected child pornographer Gregg Larsen might have victimized his own adopted son, the county attorney's office wanted to reunite Larsen and the child if federal officials didn't indict him, according to county records.
Hasan's attorney unhappy with client's photograph
BELTON - Another issue that has nothing to do with the facts of the case against accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan is being trumpeted by defense attorney John Galligan.
Spy vs. Lawyer: How Human Rights Advocates Ended Up Snooping On The CIA
The CIA probably doesn't want you to know this, but unmasking its covert operatives isn't as hard as you'd think.
Facebook Is Divorce Lawyer's New Best Friend
Forgot to de-friend your wife on Facebook while posting vacation shots of your mistress? Her divorce lawyer will be thrilled.
Former resident seeks Attorney General post
Vince Rabago, who grew up in Douglas, turned in 3,500 more names than necessary to get on the August primary ballot for state Attorney General, but he told supporters it will still be an uphill climb to a November win.
Rotellini vies for Attorney General post
Felecia Rotellini might not be from state but she is all about helping the people of Arizona in her campaign for Attorney General.
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 seeks gag order in Carmel High hazing case
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) Lawyers for an ex-Carmel High School basketball player accused of assaulting students in a locker room and team bus are seeking a gag order in the case.
Frederick attorney announces candidacy
A Constitution Party candidate is calling for U S Rep Roscoe Bartlett to be honorably discharged by the voters
Lawyer: Portsmouth man denied in '07 would likely get gun license today
PORTSMOUTH A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday regarding the Constitution's "right to keep and bear arms" limits the reach of state and local governments and expands the rights of gun owners, said Concord attorney Penny Dean.
Lawyer of Thaksin's son submits bank statements of Shinawatra family to DSI
Thaksin Shinawatra and his family members to the Department of Special Investigations.Kittiporn Arunrat, the lawyer of Pantongtae, Thaksin, his son, his ex-wife Khunying
Jamie Page: Petition drive won't stop park, CMPA attorney says
The Maritime Park attorney says the petition drive won't stop construction, the CMPA is applying for boating grants, and the pedestrian street closure concept has been put off until cooler weather.
Deyaar ex-CEOs lawyer says jailing unprecedented
Dubai The provisional detention of Deyaars ex-CEO, which is almost three years, over alleged financial irregularities, was yesterday described by his lawyer in court as unprecedented in Dubais modern history.
Lawyer receives extension to pay sanctions in reassessment suit
STAUNTON A heated argument erupted in court Monday as the lawyer leading the charge to fight Augusta County's reassessments attempted to explain why he has not paid his court-ordered sanctions.
Lawyer Gets Clutch Save at Dodgers Game
Filed under: Frank McCourt , Jamie McCourt , TMZ Sports The L.A. Dodgers weren't the only ones who choked on Sunday night -- a VIP fan needed help after getting some food stuck in his throat ... and he got assistance from the lawyer for� Dodgers owner Frank McCourt . It all went down in the Dugout Club Read more
Lawyer asks court to release Kokaew to meet EC officials
Pheu Thai Party candidate Kokaew Pikultong to leave the Bangkok Remand Prison to meet the election officials Wednesday.Karom Polthaklang submitted the request at 10 am.He informed the court that Kokae...
Lawyer frustrated by slow pace of change
A lawyer with the task force charged with recommending reforms to family justice has harsh words for the steps taken since its report was presented in January 2009.
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.
Former Massachusetts Attorney General Thomas F. Reilly Receives the Francis X. Bellotti Award
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - June 29, 2010) - Cooley Manion Jones, a national litigation firm with offices in Boston, Rhode Island and Delaware, announced today that Thomas F. Reilly was presented with the Francis X. Bellotti Award at the National Association of Attorney Generals' Summer meeting held on June 14-16 in Seattle, Washington. The Francis X. Bellotti Award is named in honor of the former ...
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW: Gary Coleman's Vindictive Lawyer Turned Him Against Me, Says Ex-Wife
Gary Coleman 's ex-wife Shannon Price has broken her silence about a secret restraining order the Diff'rent Stokes star had drawn up against her just months before he died and she blames it all on his lawyer, in an exclusive new video interview with RadarOnline.com .
U.S. Attorney Says Burge Brought to Justice
Audio Available U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald says it's sad it took so long to prosecute Jon Burge.
Pacific Blue Energy Corp. Hires Leading Lawyer To Guide Newest Projects
Pacific Blue Energy Corp. , a publicly traded developer of renewable energy projects, has employed the services of leading Energy and Natural Resources lawyer Charles E. Schwenck to advise the company on its latest acquisitions and developments.
CPS lawyer's bribe to drop case
A Crown Prosecution Service lawyer admits taking a share of a �20,000 bribe to drop a case after an undercover police sting.
Gary Coleman's ex blames attorney for restraining order: report
Gary Colemans ex-wife Shannon Price said the dead actors attorney manipulated him into taking a restraining order against her, RadarOnline.com reported. The Diffrent Strokes child star secretly obtained a restraining order against Price months before his death. Price, who disconnected Coleman from life support in May...
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.