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'Hate' attorney charged in killing plot
BOISE, Idaho, June 15 (UPI) -- An attorney known for his work with U.S. hate groups like the Aryan Nations and for his racist Internet rants is facing murder-for-hire charges, officials say.
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 for Van der Sloot quits
The recently hired Peruvian defense attorney for accused murderer Joran van der Sloot said Tuesday that he's quitting after receiving death threats.
Attorney for Van der Sloot quits
The recently hired Peruvian defense attorney for accused murderer Joran van der Sloot said Tuesday that he's quitting after receiving death threats. Natalee Holloway - United States - Lawyer - Law - Peru
Lawyer drops Dutch murder suspect
The Peruvian lawyer for accused murderer Joran van der Sloot is quitting after receiving death threats.
Attorney Asks For Lawsuit Seeking Gay Marriage In MN To Be Dismissed
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsui read more
Attorney says legal resolution for Montalvo is not imminent
CHICAGO | An attorney for Lake County Democratic Party SecretaryManuel Montalvo said Tuesday that criminal charges pending againsthis client are not likely to be resolved this week.
Blago lawyer spars with witness, scores a few points
The objections from a prosecutor came almost as fast and furiously as the questions from defense lawyer Sam Adam Jr. Almost. Adam was working hard to keep witness Alonzo "Lon" Monk on the ropes, and he paraded back and forth between a lectern in the courtroom where former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is on trial and a space just in front of Monk, who had accused Blagojevich of being part of a conspiracy ...
Texas attorney general warns city of Dallas not to sell Samuell Farm, park without judge's OK
The state attorney general threatened Tuesday to take the city of Dallas to court if it attempts to sell, without a judge's approval, Samuell Farm and other land bequeathed to the city by surgeon W.W. Samuell more than 70 years ago.
Lawyer argues Kilpatrick's debt is paid
Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer plans to argue to the Court of Appeals that sending the former mayor to prison should erase his $1 million debt to the city of Detroit in the text message scandal.
Attorney for Joran van der Sloot quits
LIMA, Peru - The recently hired Peruvian defense attorney for accused murderer Joran van der Sloot said Tuesday that he's quitting after receiving death threats. "I've received threats, many threatening e-mails. I'm an older person. This isn't for me," Maximo Altez, 54, told The Associated Press.
Lawyer Akuila Naco reprimanded
Fijis Independent Legal Commission has reprimanded Suva Lawyer Akuila Naco after he pleaded guilty to a charge of unsatisfactory professional conduct.
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.
Radical lawyer Lynne Stewart should get 'substantially' more than 28 months in prison: prosecutors
Radical lawyer Lynne Stewart should get far more prison time than the 28-month sentence she got last year for helping terrorist sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman smuggle messages to his violent followers, federal prosecutors argue.
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.
Lawyer hands in practicing certificate
16 June 2010 A Hawke's Bay lawyer has handed in his practicing certificate, after the Law Society launched an investigation into his firm's trust account.
Texas attorney general warns city of Dallas not to sell Samuell Farm, park without judge's OK
The state attorney general threatened Tuesday to take the city of Dallas to court if it attempts to sell, without a judge's approval, Samuell Farm and other land bequeathed to the city by surgeon W.W. Samuell more than 70 years ago.
Lawyer acquitted of sexual assault
EDWARDSVILLE - Chicago lawyer Meanith Huon cried tears of relief Thursday after a jury acquitted him of two counts of criminal sexual assault of a former Carlinville woman.
Attorney pleads guilty to smuggling drugs into Delco prison
MEDIA COURTHOUSE A 62-year-old attorney pleaded guilty last Thursday to a charge that he tried to smuggle cocaine and heroin into Delaware Countys prison last year for a 23-year-old female inmate and he will soon find himself behind bars.
Lawyer: evidence distorted in mayor's case
Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez's lawyer has told a jury that the prosecution distorted the evidence in the mayor's corruption trial. Hartford Connecticut - Connecticut - United States - Eddie Perez - Hartford
Lawyer Thinks Kilpatrick's Debt is Paid
A lawyer for Kwame Kilpatrick says the former Detroit mayor's prison stint should erase his $1 million debt to the city.
Lawyer, wives visit red leaders at prison
Lawyer representing the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) and wives of three UDD leaders go to Bangkok Remand Prison on June 16 to visit the red-shirt leaders. (Photos by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd)
Attorney Charged With Taking Sex As Payment
A southwestern Indiana attorney running for prosecutor has been indicted on charges that he had sex with a female client for her to pay off a $550 debt for legal work in a civil case.
Lawyer: Children benefit from gay marriage ban
A lawyer for supporters of California's gay marriage ban argued Wednesday in a landmark federal trial that Proposition 8 was constitutional because limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples ensures children have the...
Attorney charged with taking sex as payment
A southwestern Indiana attorney has been indicted on charges that he had sex with a female client for her to pay off a $550 debt for legal work in a civil case.
Defense lawyer defies judge's unusual order to apologize to cop
Lawyer David McCormick let the deadline pass Tuesday without apologizing; the next step is unclear.
Attorney: No funeral for actor Gary Coleman
The independent attorney appointed to oversee Gary Coleman's estate says there will be no funeral services for the star.
Attorney: No funeral for actor Gary Coleman
The independent attorney appointed to oversee the property and cremation of late actor Gary Coleman said Wednesday there will be no funeral services for the former child TV star.
Attorney: No Funeral For Gary Coleman
The independent attorney appointed to oversee the property and cremation of late actor Gary Coleman said Wednesday there will be no funeral services for the former child TV star. A Utah judge on Monday named Robert Jeffs the special administrator of Coleman's estate after a dispute between the "Diff'rent Strokes" star's ex-wife and ex-girlfriend.
Attorney: No funeral for actor Gary Coleman
The independent attorney appointed to oversee actor Gary Coleman's estate says there will be no funeral services.
Attorney: No funeral for actor Gary Coleman
The independent attorney appointed to oversee actor Gary Coleman's estate says there will be no funeral services for the former child TV star.
Attorney: No funeral for actor Gary Coleman
SALT LAKE CITY - The independent attorney appointed to oversee the property and cremation of late actor Gary Coleman said today there will be no funeral services for the former child TV star. A Utah judge on Monday named Robert Jeffs the special administrator of Coleman's estate after a dispute between the "Diff'rent Strokes" star's ex-wife and ex-girlfriend. Jeffs told the Associated Press ...
US lawyer faces contempt charge at Rwanda Tribunal
A second U.S. defense lawyer said Wednesday he fears he too could be arrested in Rwanda on charges of denying the country's 1994 genocide after trying to postpone a client's trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
Lawyer: Gays denied right by Calif marriage ban
The landmark federal trial over the constitutionality of California's gay marriage ban resumed Wednesday, with a lawyer arguing that supporters of the ban were trying to deprive same-sex couples of a relationship the U.S. Supreme Court has recognized as a fundamental right.
Lawyer: Gays denied right by Calif marriage ban
A lawyer is arguing that supporters of California's gay marriage ban were trying to deprive same-sex couples of a relationship the U.S. Supreme Court has recognized as a fundamental right.
Lawyer says gays denied right by marriage ban
A lawyer is arguing that supporters of California's gay marriage ban were trying to deprive same-sex couples of a relationship the U.S. Supreme Court has recognized as a fundamental right.
Lawyer says gays denied right by marriage ban
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A lawyer is arguing that supporters of California's gay marriage ban were trying to deprive same-sex couples of a relationship the U.S. Supreme Court has recognized as a fundamental right. Chief U.S. Judge Vaughn Walker set aside five hours Wednesday to hear closing arguments in the landmark trial over the constitutionality of the ban. Former U.S. Solicitor General Theodore ...
Argentine lawyer says US extraditing wrong man
The lawyer for a suspected Colombian drug trafficker detained in Argentina and facing extradition to the United States is claiming it's a case of mistaken identity.
Lawyer for suspected drug trafficker awaiting US extradition says police nabbed the wrong man
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) The lawyer for a suspected Colombian drug trafficker detained in Argentina and facing extradition to the United States is claiming it's a case of mistaken id...
Attorney Files Suit Over JCPS Student Assignment
Louisville attorney Teddy Gordon filed another lawsuit against the Jefferson County Public School system.
Attorney: No funeral for Coleman
The court-appointed attorney overseeing the estate of late actor Gary Coleman has declared there will be no funeral service for the tragic TV star.
Lawyer: Children benefit from gay marriage ban
A lawyer for supporters of California's gay marriage ban argued Wednesday in a landmark federal trial that Proposition 8 was constitutional because limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples ensures children have the benefits of being raised by biological parents.
Lawyer: Kids benefit from gay marriage ban
A lawyer for supporters of California's gay marriage ban argued Wednesday in a landmark federal trial that the move was constitutional because limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples ensures children have the benefits of being raised by biological parents.
Lawyer: Children benefit from gay marriage ban
A lawyer for supporters of California's gay marriage ban argued Wednesday in a landmark federal trial that Proposition 8 was constitutional because limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples
Lawyer: Children benefit from gay marriage ban
A lawyer for supporters of California's gay marriage ban argued Wednesday in a landmark federal trial that opposite-sex marriage ensures children have the benefits of being raised by biological parents.
Attorney Convicted in Sex Shakedown Getting Out on Probation
Texas attorney Ted Roberts spent one month in state prison on his conviction of theft-related charges for threatening litigation to extract money from two men who had sex with his then-wife in 2001 and 2002. Now he's getting out. Roberts, whose law license has been suspended, has been put on probation for 10 years. In March, an appeals court upheld a sentence of 10 years' probation against his ...
Attorney general to discuss Forum
Attorney general to discuss Forum YOUNGSTOWN Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray will have a
Attorney who filed complaint on regulator worked for utility representatives
The attorney who filed an ethics complaint about Public Service Commission Chairwoman Nancy Argenziano worked as a personal attorney for two utility representatives.
Bishop lawyer says Boston case may help defense
The lawyer for a woman charged with killing three university colleagues in Alabama says a new murder charge brought against her for the 1986 shooting death of her brother could be used in an insanity defense in the Alabama case.
Attorney Wants Own Charges Dropped
Attorney John Karoly is trying to tie up some legal loose-ends before heading to prison.