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Lawyer: RI hospital exec's case merits new thought
A lawyer for Robert Urciuoli tells a federal appeals court that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision "has significant bearing" on his client's case.
Lawyer: US unit in military fraud case struggling
As a federal judge debates whether to allow fraud charges against a key U.S. military supplier, the Kuwaiti company's American subsidiary said Friday that its bottom line is beginning to suffer. Attorney Tom Bever said in a court hearing that Agility DGS... Fraud - United States - United States armed forces - Kuwait - Hearing
Lawyer: Vick not involved in shooting outside Virginia club
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. A man was shot outside of a Virginia Beach club early Friday where a birthday party was held for Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Michael Vick.
Attorney: Client illegally looked at Obama's student loan records because he was bored at work
DES MOINES, Iowa - The attorney for a man who has pleaded guilty to looking at President Barack Obama's student loan records says his client only found the records because he and others were bored at work.
Top attorney to mediate in Immanuel segregation controversy
Attorney Ram Caspi and former Shas leader Aryeh Deri yesterday joined the efforts to reach a compromise between the state and the ultra-Orthodox community in the row over the illegally segregated girls school in the West Bank settlement of Immanuel.
Lawyer: Client who viewed Obama records was bored
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The attorney for a man who has pleaded guilty to looking at President Barack Obama's student loan records says his client only found the records because he and others were bored at work.
Lawyer: US Unit in Military Fraud Case Struggling
US subsidiary of Kuwaiti logistic firm accused of military supply fraud says revenue declining Military - Fraud - Kuwait - Lawyer - Business
Sacto 9-1-1: Dugard, children should be allowed to visit Nancy Garrido, lawyer suggests
As the Jaycee Lee Dugard kidnapping case drags on, Nancy Garrido's lawyer suggested today that Dugard and her two children should be allowed to visit Garrido before the trial begins.
Lawyer: Client who viewed Obama records was bored
Associated Press - June 25, 2010 4:34 PM ET DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The attorney for a man who has pleaded guilty to looking at President Barack Obama's student loan records says his client...
Lawyer: Client who viewed Obama records was bored
A defense attorney for a man who pleaded guilty Friday to illegally looking at President Barack Obama's student loan records said his client only found the records because he and others were bored at work.
Lawyer Says Federal Ruling May Help WV Case
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that petition signatures should be made available to the public could have implications for a case pending with the West Virginia Supreme Court.
Delavan attorney to run for clerk of courts
A Delavan attorney believes her experience in front of the window will help her improve efficiency and customer service behind the window.
Disbarred Boca lawyer sentenced to 25 year probation for taking $577,000 of clients' money
Disbarred Boca lawyer sentenced to 25 year probation for taking $577,000 of clients' money
Lawyer turns in found money; turns on struggling mom's lights
When Peggy Lyon found $220 in cash scattered on the footsteps of city hall three months ago, she never dreamed it would brighten up someone else's life.
District attorney calls mother's alleged pornographic retaliation 'heinous'
Salt Lake District Attorney Lohra Miller calls it "heinous conduct."
Attorney for Mirinda Boob seeks to have murder charge thrown out
BELLEFONTE In the five days between her husbands death and her arrest on murder cha
US Attorney seeks to introduce new evidence against EC Mayor George Pabey
An unnamed contractor and a City of Gary Building Department employee are two witnesses whom the U.S. Attorneys Office is seeking to call to the stand in its case against East Chicago Mayor George Pabey and East Chicago municipal supervisor Jose Camacho.
Lawyer: Boredom led man to access Obama's student loan records
DAVENPORT --- Boredom is what led John P. Phommivong and hiscolleagues to access the student loan records of President BarackObama without permission.
Dallas attorney threatens court action over wet/dry referendum
We'll see you in court. That's what a Dallas attorney is saying over the Dallas City council's decision to allow a referendum on dry areas of the city to sell alcohol. This follows a petition drive which gathered tens of thousands of signatures. Channel 8's Byron Harris brings us up to date.
Breaking News: Disbarred Jacksonville lawyer gets 6 years for theft
Disbarred Jacksonville lawyer Stephen Silkowski was sentenced to six years in prison this afternoon for grand theft. Silkowski had pleaded guilty before Circuit Judge Elizabeth Senterfitt in February to stealing $220,000 in client funds. He was arrested in October after investigators found he took proceeds from a condemnation settlement, then altered trust account records to try to cover up the ...
Lawyer: Vick not involved in nightclub shooting
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Attorney sues to halt La Jolla fireworks
Environmentalists on Friday made good on threats to sue organizers of the July 4 fireworks show in La Jolla, hoping to stop the 25th annual event in the name of reducing water pollution caused by pyrotechnics.
Lawyer: Vick not involved in shooting outside club
Michael Vick was not involved or present when a shooting took place outside a nightclub where he had celebrated his birthday, his lawyer said Friday. Larry Woodward, one of the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback's attorneys in his federal dogfighting case, said Vick wasn't at the club when the shooting took place just after 2 a.m.
Lawyer: Vick not involved in shooting outside club
Michael Vick was not involved or present when a shooting took place outside a nightclub where he had celebrated his birthday, his lawyer said Friday.
Vatican opposes Louisville lawyer's bid to take testimony from Pope in sex abuse lawsuit
The Vatican has filed formal opposition to a Louisville lawyer's bid to take sworn testimony from Pope Benedict XVI and top Vatican officials over sexual abuse in the United States.
Lawyer: Vick not involved in shooting outside club
Vick's lawyer says QB not involved in shooting outside club where he celebrated birthday
Joe Jackson Lawyer: Conrad Was At Strip Club
Filed under: Joe Jackson , Michael Jackson , Conrad Murray Joe Jackson 's lawyer, Brian Oxman , just went on TV and said he has spoken to the owner of a strip club in Los Angeles who told him Dr. Conrad Murray was in the club the night before Michael Jackson died. Oxman, who filed a wrongful death lawsuit Read more
Lawyer: Vick not involved in shooting outside club
Michael Vick was not involved or present when a shooting took place outside a nightclub where he had celebrated his birthday, his lawyer said Friday Michael Vick was not involved or present when a shooting took place outside a nightclub where he had celebrated his birthday, his lawyer said Friday.
Lawyer claims selective prosecution by West Vincent
WEST VINCENT The lawyer for a former supervisor, who was appealing a cease-and-desist order from the zoning hearing board on Wednesday night, called the order "selective prosecution."
Lawyer: Dugard May Benefit From Visit With Nancy Garrido
Jaycee Dugard and her children may benefit from seeing Nancy Garrido prior to seeing her in court during a trial, the defendants lawyer said Friday.
Jacksonville lawyer sentenced for stealing from 82-year-old client
A disgraced Jacksonville lawyer who said he has embarrassed his profession was sentenced to six years in prison after stealing about $220,000 from an elderly client. In addition to prison and 10 years of probation, Stephen Edward Silkowski also was ordered to pay $228,463 for restitution to 82-year-old Donald Drinkwater. I am a thief, said Silkowski, 45. I have disgraced my profession and ...
Lawyer Who Handled Payouts For 9/11 Will Administer $20 Billion To Victims Of The Spill
LAROSE, La. (AP) - Kenneth Feinberg, the lawyer who handled payouts for families of Sept. 11 victims and will administer the $20 billion fund set up to compensate victims of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, spent about an hour Friday answering questions and explaining how the process will work. A crowd of about 100 people asked questions and made suggestions on what would work best for ...
Yoder promotes Foster to first assistant state's attorney
BLOOMINGTON -- McLean County State's Attorney Bill Yoder haspromoted Jane Foster to first assistant state's attorney, replacingKim Campbell. Campbell is leaving to assume the role of McLeanCounty public defender.
Lawyer: Vick not involved in shooting outside club
An attorney for Michael Vick says the quarterback was not present when a shooting took place outside a nightclub where Vick had celebrated his birthday. Michael Vick - Quarterback - Philadelphia Eagles - NFL - Recreation
Lawyer: Vick not involved in shooting incident
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Lawyer: Vick not involved in shooting
NFL investigating incident after Eagles quarterbacks birthday party
Attorney's comments cause court to throw out $1M award for Bergen County woman in car crash
TRENTON "Paid agreers" is not a nice way to say "expert witness" in a courtroom. Nor is it judicious to call said witness a "spin doctor" or to characterize an opponents case as a "game plan." Thats what an...
Bring on drywall lawsuits: Lawyer calls Miami case a 'bellwether' for victims.
Bring on drywall lawsuits: Lawyer calls Miami case a 'bellwether' for victims.
Jones attorney: What did Mason know about assault investigation?
The attorney for former University of Iowa official Phillip Jones said UI president Sally Mason and university officials have not answered questions about their knowledge of the investigation into a sexual assault involving two former football players.
Solon Attorney asks U.S. Supreme Court to hear case
U.S. District Judge Clarence Brimmer abruptly left the courtroomas the defense attorney began his closing arguments during theNovember 2008 trial of a Casper man charged with possessing andreceiving child pornography.
Attorney: Report shows Indiana high school players should face felony charges in hazing
An attorney says a Department of Child Services report bears out his teenage client's claim that he was sexually assaulted by four Carmel High School basketball players.
Godfrey appoints assistant village attorney
GODFREY - Attorney Emily Johnson recently switched sides after being unanimously approved by the Village Board of Trustees as assistant village attorney.
Charges dropped against Miami lawyer in fatal 2009 DUI case
Prosecutors won't pursue charges against a Miami civil lawyer accused of pressuring a Homestead man to lie about where he drank the night he allegedly killed three children in a drunken driving wreck in 2009.
Arnold Transit sold to Petoskey attorney
Petoskey attorney James F. Wynn recently acquired the Arnold Transit Co. ferry line from the Prentiss M. Brown family, which has owned it since 1921.
Carmel player's attorney refutes CPS allegations
statement released Friday�by�Jim Crum, attorney for�Carmel basketball player Brandon Hoge, refutes allegations made in the Child Protective Services Report.
NFL: Lawyer said Vick not present at shooting
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Michael Vick was not involved or present when a shooting took place outside a nightclub where he had celebrated his birthday, his lawyer said Friday. Larry Woodward, one of the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback's attorneys in his federal dogfighting case, said Vick wasn't at the club when the shooting took place just after 2 a.m. Friday outside the club Guadalajara at Town ...
Dominicans seize guns, detain two in killing of Portland lawyer Art Tarlow
Police in the Dominican Republic confiscated a pistol and a revolver, possibly used in the slaying of Portland lawyer Art Tarlow, and detained two people -- the driver and security guard for a Dominican businessman whose company had been sued by Tarlow..
Attorney general takes Hangar42 documents from Michigan Film Office
A spokesman for the film office says investigators served a subpoena earlier this week for papers on Hangar42, a proposed Walker movie studio.
Attorney: Gas panels ruling is victory for citizens of GarCo
An attorney for Garfield County landowners is hailing a Colorado Court of Appeals ruling holding that they are entitled to a state hearing over efforts to drill for natural gas near the Project Rulison underground nuclear blast site. Thursdays ruling reversed a lower courts dismissal of a lawsuit against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.
Cops release sketch of Vizcaya lawyer"s killer
The Philippine National Police in the province on Friday released an artist sketch of the possible gunman who shot dead a human rights lawyer last Tuesday.