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Lawyer who complained against former Haryana IG missing
A woman lawyer, who has accused former Inspector General of Haryana Police MS Ahlawat of molesting her, has gone missing from her home, her father has said in a complaint to the police.
Lawyer freed over cell phone charge
KUALA LUMPUR: A lawyer was discharged and acquitted of a charge of using his cellular phone without a hands-free kit without his defence being called.
Lawyer mistakes blamed for conviction in fatal Toyota crash
The defense lawyer for a Minnesota man imprisoned for a fatal crash involving a Toyota says his original attorney made serious mistakes
Attorney General Holder regrets border shooting of teen
Attorney General Eric Holder expressed "regret" Thursday for a U.S. border agent's fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Mexican boy, whose death is further straining relations between the United States and Mexico along the Southwest border.
Lawyer withdraws from Oats case
MT. VERNON The lawyer for a man found guilty on three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault in December has withdrawn from the case.
Lawyer freed over cell phone charge
KUALA LUMPUR: A lawyer was acquitted and discharged of a charge of using his cellular phone without a hands-free kit without his defence being called.
Lawyer for Jackson's doctor fights bid to suspend his medical license in California
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A lawyer for Michael Jackson's doctor filed papers Friday fighting new efforts by California's attorney general to suspend his license to practice medicine in the state.
Attorney says Reggie Bush cooperated with NCAA
The day after the USC athletic department was hit with a series of major sanctions, the attorney for Reggie Bush rebutted an NCAA public report that stated her client did not fully cooperate with inve The day after the USC athletic department was hit with a series of major sanctions, the attorney for Reggie Bush rebutted an NCAA public report that stated her client did not fully cooperate with ...
Lawyer charged with failure to pay state tax
Johnstown lawyer Richard Joe Russell has been charged by the state attorney generals office with failing to pay his 2006 state personal income tax amounting to $8,241. But Russells law partner and defense attorney, Caram J. Abood, said hes hoping to get the charge dismissed because the taxes eventually were paid.
Attorney talks to Goshen students about teen fatalities
Goshen Newburgh attorney Joel Finkelstein, a partner at Finkelstein & Partners, participated in the forum, Preventing Teen Fatalities Behind the Wheel, at Goshen High School, on behalf of the Orange County Bar Association.
Attorney Greg Petit seeks dismissal of Appleton beating case against Carlos Gil-Gil
APPLETON The attorney for a man charged in a brutal March beating on Appletons south side says evidence suggests his client didnt strike the near deadly blows.
Attorney asks for troopers records
BELLEFONTE Defense attorney Karen Muir is asking a judge to force the state police to hand
Attorney Merrill Schneider restores the old Portland City Water Office at 626 S.E. Alder St. to its former glory
Not long after attorney Merrill Schneider bought an old building at 626 S.E. Alder St., the century-old structure started giving up its historical secrets. Architect Lorraine Guthrie found chutes from the second floor to the first, which presumably delivered hay to horses on the first floor of the1909 that had been the City Water Office.
Attorney Denied Entry Over Bra, Then for Taking It Off
An attorney in Miami was prevented from seeing one of her clients at a federal detention center due to the metal underwire in her bra, and then again for not wearing a bra, The Miami Herald reported Saturday.
Attorney banned from jail over underwire bra
MIAMI (AP) An attorney claims she couldnt visit her client at a South Florida detention center because of the undergarment she was wearing. The attorney says an underwire bra set off a metal detector at the Miami Federal Detention Center...
NJ Lawyer Misses Her Sentencing On Drug Charges
An arrest warrant has been issued for a southern New Jersey lawyer who failed to show for her sentencing on drug charges. Avis Cole-Williams, whose law license is suspended, was due in court Friday. But her attorney, James Leonard Jr., said he hasn't been able to contact her since she pleaded guilty in April to distribution of a controlled dangerous substance. Leonard said he received a ...
Attorney: Bra Issue Blocked Jail Visit
An attorney claims she couldn't visit her client at a South Florida detention center because of the undergarment she was wearing.
Attorney general meets French minister
Qatars Attorney General HE Dr. Ali bin Fetais al-Marri met in Paris yesterday Ms. Michele Alliot-Marie, the French Minister of Justice. They discussed issues of mutual interest, especially as regard to legal and judicial co-operation between the two countries.
Attorney Barred From Jail Over Bra
A South Florida attorney was denied a visit with her client because of her bra. Brittney Horstman said when her underwire bra set off a metal detector at the Miami Federal Detention Center earlier this month the guards wouldn't allow her to enter.
Attorney: Sex-abuse claims against Mesa doctor 'highly suspect'
An attorney for the Mesa doctor who was arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing two female patients accused police of not fully investigating the case Friday and called the victims' allegations "highly suspect."
NH lawyer suspended; funds missing
The state Supreme Court has placed Manchester lawyer Paula J. Green on immediate interim suspension pending an audit by the Attorney Discipline Office amid allegations that $45,000 is missing from a client's trust account.
Attorney: 'Man up' if guilty
The attorney for one of the men allegedly beaten by two off-duty Altoona police officers said if it was done by officers, they should "man up" and not drag out the investigation.
Attorney talks to Goshen students about teen fatalities
Goshen Newburgh attorney Joel Finkelstein, a partner at Finkelstein & Partners, participated in the forum, Preventing Teen Fatalities Behind the Wheel, at Goshen High School, on behalf of the Orange County Bar Association.
Houston lawyer Steve Munisteri named to chair Texas Republican Party
The state Republican Party ousted a longtime social conservative leader and instead elected Houston lawyer Steve Munisteri as its new party chairman Saturday, after a rare floor fight.
Miami lawyer banned from visiting jail due to metal underwire in her bra!
A Miami lawyer was banned from meeting her client in jail due to the metal underwire in her bra.
Local attorney provide free legal aid to emergency responders
Attorney Karen Schecter Dayno knew she was doing something worthwhile when she walked into the Second Alarmers Rescue Squad in Willow Grove recently and saw the people assembled there.
Lawyer attempting to regain assets of dead lottery winner Shakespeare
A central Florida lawyer is trying to regain property and cash pertaining to Abraham Shakespeare, on behalf of the killed lottery winner's two children.
Louisiana attorney general can investigate BP
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has been told he can go ahead with his investigation of BP, the rig explosion that's dumping oil into the Gulf of Mexico, and the company's process for compensating Louisianans affected by the disaster.
Lawyer calls for better oversight of paid carers
The lawyer for the carer accused of murdering a Christchurch tetraplegic has criticised the lack of oversight of paid carers.
Attorney probing tax waivers
Sitting in the county attorneys office are four boxes filled with the files of every taxpayer who got a break on interest and penalties since Jan. 1, 2006.
Idaho attorney charged in murder-for-hire plot against wife and Oregon mother-in-law
Assistant U.S. Attorney Traci Whelan says she believes Steele and his wife are still married, and Steele's wife spending the week at her mother's home in Oregon. Calls to the Oregon house were not immediately returned.
Lawyer hired to find murdered lotto winner's millions
A Lakeland lawyer says he's fighting for justice for the children of murdered millionaire, Abraham Shakespeare.
Lawyer Jailed for Stealing $14.5M From Elderly Couple
MOSCOW A Moscow court has sentenced a lawyer to 3 1/2 years in prison for stealing $6 million and 7 million euros ($8.5 million) in cash from an elderly Novosibirsk couple who inherited the money from their son, Interfax reported.
Lawyer Hired To Find Murdered Lotto Winner's Millions
A Lakeland lawyer said he's fighting for justice for the children of murdered millionaire Abraham Shakespeare.
Attorney: avoid online payday loan sites
An Albertville attorney is warning residents to avoid online payday loan sites. Vincent Smith, who handles bankruptcies, said many of his clients are victims of the sites.
Attorney General to review Parnell's hiring of adviser
The Alaska attorney general plans to review Gov. Sean Parnell's hiring of a senior military affairs advisor. Nancy Dahlstrom resigned from the state House to take the new position, but there are questions about the process of offering her that job.
Lawyer withdraws from abortion clinic threat case
A lawyer for a man who has twice backed out on proposed plea deals over a threat to a Colorado abortion clinic is asking to withdraw from the case.
Lawyer: Marine whose Iraqi war crime murder conviction was overturned is being released....
Lawyer: Marine whose Iraqi war crime murder conviction was overturned is being released.
Lawyer: Yoo not liable for prisoner's torture
A lawyer for former Justice Department attorney John Yoo asked a federal appeals court Monday to dismiss a prisoner's torture suit against him, arguing that a government attorney shouldn't be penalized for giving honest legal advice. A "midlevel" Justice... John Yoo - United States Department of Justice - Lawyer - Justice Department - United States
Attorney general wants analysis of legislator's state job
Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan said he's going to do a "more thorough legal analysis" of the legality of Gov. Sean Parnell giving Rep. Nancy Dahlstrom a state job.
Lawyer for May Yan Wang says creditors likely to accept $500,000
The lawyer for Hong Kong businesswoman May Yan Wang says creditors of her failed property development company are likely to accept her proposal to repay them around 2c in the dollar
Attorney talks to Goshen students about teen fatalities
Goshen Newburgh attorney Joel Finkelstein, a partner at Finkelstein & Partners, participated in the forum, Preventing Teen Fatalities Behind the Wheel, at Goshen High School, on behalf of the Orange County Bar Association.
Attorney might seek federal inquiry in Carmel
The attorney for a 14-year-old boy who says he was victimized by four Carmel High School seniors likely will push for a federal investigation into the case.
Lawyer says 3 Syrian pro-democracy activists free after serving their time
A Syrian lawyer says three pro-democracy activists arrested more than two years ago have served their 30-month sentences and are now free.
Dubai Attorney General releases Al Dbal
Dubai - Essam Al Humaidan, Attorney General of Dubai, has decided to release suspect Hashim Al Dubal after paying the funds (Dh 130 million) he appropriated through abusing his position and powers.
Local attorney provide free legal aid to emergency responders
Attorney Karen Schecter Dayno knew she was doing something worthwhile when she walked into the Second Alarmers Rescue Squad in Willow Grove recently and saw the people assembled there.
Lawyer: Yoo not liable for prisoner's torture
A lawyer for former Justice Department attorney John Yoo asked a federal appeals court Monday to dismiss a prisoner's torture suit against him, arguing that a government attorney shouldn't be penalized for giving honest legal advice. A "midlevel" Justice... John Yoo - United States Department of Justice - Lawyer - Justice Department - United States
Attorney and Democrat powerhouse Stewart Winstein passes away
Longtime Quad City attorney and Democratic powerhouse Stewart Winstein passed away Tuesday at the ago of 96.
Attorney might ask feds to review sexual assaults
The attorney for a 14-year-old boy who says he was sexually attacked by four older students of a suburban Indianapolis high school says he might seek a federal review of the case.
Attorney: avoid online payday loan sites
An Albertville attorney is warning residents to avoid online payday loan sites. Vincent Smith, who handles bankruptcies, said many of his clients are victims of the sites.