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Attorney: Suspended teacher a scapegoat
Angela DiBattistas attorney rested his case and the hearing officer set an Oct. 1 deadline for both sides to submit evidence in the case of the suspended McKeesport Area School District teacher.
City attorney wins contract extension
DUNKIRK -- The first of the summer series of outdoor City Council meetings was held Tuesday at the Beach Grill in Wright Park.
Lawyer's advice: Avoid taxes legally
For your business to be successful and secure, you need a plan, and an effective one doesn't require a lot of time, money or personnel, according to local attorney and entrepreneur Howard Spiva. "It's simple," Spiva told the crowd gathered Tuesday at the Small Business Council's monthly SMART Lunch series at the Savannah Morning News auditorium. "You should protect your assets and take advantage ...
Lawyer's panel to check facilities for Games workers
The Delhi High Court has set up a three-member committee of Delhi Legal Services Authority lawyers to inspect the facilities provided by the Delhi government to workers employed at the Commonwealth Games village.
Lawyer will testify before city council
MICHIGAN CITY The lawyer who investigated Ron Meer for the Sanitary District will testify before the City Council this month.
Lawyer Says U.S.-Russia Deal in the Works
The U.S. may soon deport 10 alleged Russian spies and is attempting to "get rid of" their case as quickly as possible, a lawyer for one of the defendants told Fox News, as a prisoner swap agreement appeared to emerge that could free a nuclear researcher incarcerated in Russia on charges of spying for the U.S.
Tulsa Attorney Robbed During Home Invasion Incident Late Tuesday
The residents of the home say two men pushed their way into the home and pistol whipped them before forcing them to open a safe in the home.
Russian spy case nearly wrapped, lawyer says
A lawyer for one of 11 alleged Russian spies said the cases could be resolved as early as Thursday, after U.S. and Russian officials met over likely the largest swap in decades. Russia - Espionage - United States - Federal government of the United States - Government
Supreme Court nominees include Comelec commissioner, prominent female lawyer
A Commission on Elections (Comelec) official and a prominent female lawyer were among the 28 candidates vying for the lone vacant position in the Philippine Supreme Court.
SC Attorney General Candidate has $325,000 Cash
The South Carolina Democratic attorney general candidate's campaign says it has $325,000 on hand.
Fugitive Faeldon surfaceslawyer
Fugitive Marine officer Captain Nicanor Faeldon has surfaced Wednesday, his lawyer confirmed to the media.
Lawyer's panel to check facilities for Games workers
New Delhi, July 7 : The Delhi High Court has set up a three-member committee of Delhi Legal Services Authority lawyers to inspect the facilities provided by the Delhi government to workers employed at the Commonwealth Games village.
Assistant Attorney General James Farrell ordered to pay $10,000 fine
A Michigan assistant attorney general has been fined $10,000 for his lack of decorum during a trial in federal court in Ann Arbor.
Town attorney wants Comp Plan revisions
Its no secret town attorney David Persson thinks changes need to be made to the towns Comprehensive Plan, which acts as a vision for the towns future development.
Irby Rehires Former Attorney
Karen Irby rehires the attorney she claimed had withheld information in her defense.
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Militia lawyer asks review of denied bond
DETROIT, July 7 (UPI) -- The lawyer for a member of a Michigan-based Christian militia group asked the full 6th U.S. Court of Appeals to review an order denying bond for his client. Michigan - United States - Lawyer - United States courts of appeals - Politics
Bey's attorney smuggles "hit list" from jail
Court papers show the man accused of killing Chauncey Bailey had his attorney smuggle out a witness "hit list" from jail.
Lawyer: court hearing postponed for 3 in spy case
A scheduled court hearing for three suspects in the Russia spy case was postponed Wednesday, a defense lawyer for one of them said, amid speculation that the U.S. and Russia are arranging a spy swap.
Lawyer: court hearing postponed for 3 in spy case
WASHINGTON (AP) - A defense lawyer in the Russian spy case says a scheduled court hearing has been postponed for three suspects. That word comes amid speculation that the U.S. and Russia are arranging spy swap.
Lawyer: court hearing postponed for 3 in spy case
Associated Press - July 7, 2010 11:05 AM ET WASHINGTON (AP) - A defense lawyer in the Russian spy case says a scheduled court hearing has been postponed for three suspects.
City appoints new administrator, attorney, interim fire chief
The Leesville City Council appointed its new city administrator, attorney and an interim fire chief in a specially called meeting Friday afternoon.
Lawyer says court hearing postponed in spy case
WASHINGTON - A scheduled court hearing was postponed Wednesday for three suspects in the Russia spying case, a defence lawyer for one of the defendants said, amid speculation that the United States and Russia are arranging a spy swap.
Security provided to Kasab's lawyer
Mumbai, Jul 7 : Police have provided round-the-clock security cover to lawyer Amin Solkar, who has been appointed by the Bombay High Court to defend Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, after he received a threat to his life.
Hemlock attorney asks judge to overturn $2 million civil-rights ruling
A homeowners association that last week lost a $2 million civil-rights suit has asked a judge to overturn the jurys verdict.
Attorney requests records on Taser incident
An attorney representing the family of the man who was hospitalized after Painesville police stunned him with a Taser is requesting information on the incident.
Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney says birthday shooting case isn't over
It appears the police and Commonwealth Attorney Harvey Bryant (equivalent to a D.A.) in Virginia Beach have different ideas about what "case closed" means.� "This matter is not over, hopefully," Bryant says in regards to the shooting that occurred outside...
Man jailed in Bernardo crime sues government, lawyer
A man who spent more than a year in jail for a crime schoolgirl killer Paul Bernardo confessed to is suing police, the Ontario government and his former lawyer.
Russia seeks spy swap for agents in U.S: lawyer
In an espionage drama worthy of the Cold War, Russia wants a spy swap to return home its suspected agents arrested in the United States last month, a lawyer involved in the affair said on Wednesday.
Wayland attorney looking to AG to review Open Meeting Law incident
A Wayland attorney is hoping the state attorney general's office will review a 2009 incident in which he thinks town and state officials skirted the Open Meeting Law.
Lawyer claims exchange planned in Russia spy scandal
Moscow is planning to release a Russian arms expert convicted of espionage in exchange for members of the alleged spy ring arrested in the United States, a lawyer said on Wednesday.
Original Lawyer Testifies In Lapointe's Bid For New Trial
One of Richard Lapointe's original lawyers testified Wednesday morning that he failed to make use of what may be critical exculpatory evidence in the disabled dishwasher's 1992 trial in the death of Bernice Martin.
Attorney Working To Unseal Restraining Order
An attorney for FOX 12 and other members of the media asks the Oregon's Supreme Court for help in gaining access to details within a restraining order filed by Kaine Horman, father of missing 7-year-old Kyron Horman.
Rama appoints lawyer as traffic czar
Mayor Michael Rama appointed a lawyer to head the soon to be created Cebu City Transportation Office that will serve as the citys traffic enforcement arm.
Russia seeks spy swap to free agents in U.S.: lawyer
In an espionage drama worthy of the Cold War, Russia wants a spy swap to repatriate suspected agents arrested in the United States last month, a lawyer involved in the affair said on Wednesday.
US, Russia plan spy prisoner swap: lawyer
Russia and the United States are planning a dramatic Cold War-style prisoner exchange that would free members of the alleged Kremlin spy ring for a Russian detainee, a lawyer claimed Wednesday.
Disbarred Sugar Hill attorney sentenced to prison
ATLANTA - A disbarred attorney from Sugar Hill has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for defrauding his elderly clients.
Windsor drops request to fire his attorney
Shawn Windsor, who has requested to be put to death for the death of his son and wife in 2003, has dropped his request to fire his attorney -- for now.
Attorney payment story better than soap opera
The latest story to come out of the attorney general's office is very interesting. It seems a local attorney struck a deal with a prosecutor from the attorney general's office, in that he was paid for his services from suspected drug money.
5 Suspects In Russia Spy Case To Be Moved To NY
Lawyer: court hearing postponed for 3 in spy case
District attorney wont prosecute all gun laws
Jackson County District Attorney Gerald Fox says he will not prosecute some gun laws in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Attorney: Cop Shooting Of Overtown Man "Justified"
Police and community leaders met with more than 150 concerned Overtown residents Tuesday night, promising transparency in the case of a man shot by a Miami Police officer.
N.Y. Court Disbars Attorney Convicted in Fraud Scheme
A lawyer who cheated the federal government out of millions of dollars and then directed a client to destroy documents in an attempt to cover up his scheme has been disbarred by a New York appeals court. Attorney Steven M. Coren pleaded guilty last year in federal court to skimming funds that his contractor clients were legally obligated to pay laborers, and admitted that he had advised a client ...
Local Lawyer Says MS Procedure Changed His Life
A local lawyer and President of Easter Seals says he has never felt better since having a new procedure performed to alleviate the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis.
Ont. man wrongly convicted sues police, lawyer
An Ontario man who says he pleaded guilty on the advice of his lawyer to a 1987 crime that Paul Bernardo later confessed to is suing Toronto police, the Ontario Attorney General and his former lawyer.
Murrysville lawyer found guilty of 11 counts of fraud
A federal jury found John L. Chaffo Jr. guilty of participating in two mortgage fraud schemes that prosecutors say are connected to $1.7 million lent by two banks.
Court: Suit Against Attorney Over Trademarks Not SLAPP
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday declined to toss a lawsuit against a Los Angeles attorney embroiled in a family feud over ownership of trademarks for the Sonya Dakar line of skin-care products.
NY lawyer: Russian spy case could be resolved soon
A lawyer for one of 11 people accused of spying for Russia said their case couldbe resolved as early as Thursday.
Lawyer for Yorktown guard says teen sex charge lacks evidence
YORKTOWN A lawyer for a correction officer accused, along with a town woman, of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl questioned the evidence against his client on Tuesday and said outside court that the girl was unable to identify the officer in a lineup.
Attorney General Can't Investigate Controversial UW-Appointment
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the University of Wisconsin System's appointment of Gov. Jim Doyle's top aide to a high-level job may have violated its policy.