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Assistant Attorney General fined for court behavior
A Michigan assistant attorney general has been fined $10,000 for his lack of decorum during a federal court trial in Ann Arbor.
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.
Prosecuting attorney can't recall
Defendant's attorney wants info about witness's plea deal, polygraph
Woman lawyer stabbed to death in HC
A woman lawyer was today stabbed to death by a person wearing an advocate's robe in the High Court premises who later tried to stab himself, police said.
Local attorney misses cut for court vacancy
A Logansport attorney did not make the cut to become the first new Indiana Supreme Court justice since 1999.
Woman lawyer stabbed to death in court
An advocate allegedly stabbed a woman lawyer to death in the Karnataka High Court Thursday over a failed love affair, a police official said.
Attorney general takes action in laptop scam
CHARLESTON -- Looking back, Kellie Marcum said the deal looked too good to be true, but the worthwhile cause was what prompted her -- and hundreds of others -- to give money to what authorities now call an alleged laptop scam.
Woman lawyer stabbed to death in court
Bangalore, July 8 : An advocate allegedly stabbed a woman lawyer to death in the Karnataka High Court Thursday over a failed love affair, a police official said.
Woman lawyer stabbed at Karnataka High Court
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Woman lawyer stabbed to death at K'taka HC
A woman lawyer was stabbed to death at the Karnataka High Court in Bangalore on Thursday. Her assailant, reportedly her colleague at the court, is being treated at a city hospital after attempting suicide.
Lindsay Lohan's Defense Attorney Resigns From Case
Lindsay Lohan's attorney quits after calling actress' 90-day jail sentence 'harsh and unfair' Lindsay Lohan - Health - Games - Education - Actor
Ousted attorney could face prison time
Jury deliberations begin in grand theft trial of former attorney Ira Hatch, called a "thief" by prosecutors
Accused soldier shooter may need new lawyer
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A lawyer for the man accused of killing a soldier at a Little Rock military recruiting center may have to resign from the case because he is running for judge in Tennessee.
Attorney: D.A. Harris tried to undercut ruling
An attorney for a San Francisco judge dismissed claims of judicial bias by District Attorney Kamala Harris as a "factually incomplete and misleading" effort to undermine an unfavorable ruling against Harris' office, according to documents released Wednesday.... Kamala Harris - San Francisco - District attorney - Law - Prosecuting Attorneys
Pier 34 Attorney Talks Duck Boat Crash
Local attorney Tom Kline, who represented the families of three victims killed in the Pier 34 collapse ten years ago, is very familiar with what's under the Delaware River.
Spy swap in works, Russian lawyer says
MOSCOW, July 8 (UPI) -- A lawyer for an imprisoned Russian scientist said she expected him to be freed by the end of the day Thursday, most likely through a prisoner swap in Britain. Russia - Lawyer - United States - Great Britain - Espionage
Spy swap in works, Russian lawyer says
MOSCOW, July 8 (UPI) -- A lawyer for an imprisoned Russian scientist said she expected him to be freed by the end of the day Thursday, most likely through a prisoner swap in Britain.
Irby rehires fired lawyer
JACKSON, MS (WLBT)--New This Morning! Karen Irby has now rehired the lawyer she claimed represented her improperly. This is the same lawyer that represented her when she pleaded guilty in a 2009 crash that killed two doctors.
Woman lawyer murdered in Karnataka High Court
A woman lawyer was stabbed to death allegedly by her male colleague in the Karnataka High Court premises Thursday over a failed love affair, police said.
Russian-U.S. Spy Swap May Occur Today, Lawyer Says
Russian military researcher Igor Sutyagin, convicted of espionage in 2004, may be flown to England via Austria today as part of a spy swap with the U.S., according to his lawyer.
Accused Conway soldier shooter may need new lawyer
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) A lawyer for the man accused of killing a soldier at a Little Rock military recruiting center may have to resign from the case because he is running for judge in Tennessee. Mapping Show Map:� 0
'Gitmo 9' Lawyer Fights Ariz. Immigration Law
Justice Department lawyer who once defended "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh is now leading the administration's case against the Arizona immigration law Border Conference Moved Over Boycott
Lawyer: Russian spy Sutyagin may be in Vienna
A lawyer for Igor Sutyagin, a Russian analyst accused of spying for the United States, says he has reportedly been flown to Vienna in what appeared to be the first step of a complicated Russia-U.S. spy swap.
Russian news agency quotes lawyer as saying convicted spy Igor Sutyagin already in Vienna
Russian news agency quotes lawyer as saying convicted spy Igor Sutyagin already in Vienna.
Former SEC Lawyer Comes Up With A Genius Excuse For Fraud And Escapes 20 Years
Robert Miller, a former lawyer for the SEC (and also a former money manager) deserves a prize for his performance in court the other day. He just escaped a potential 20-year prison sentence by telling the judge that he used to be a "fearful, self-loathing suicidal alcoholic," says the Wall Street Journal . He was just too drunk to realize that he was participating in a fraud.
Lawyer: Russian spy Sutyagin may be in Vienna
Associated Press - July 8, 2010 10:14 AM ET MOSCOW (AP) - A lawyer for Igor Sutyagin, a Russian analyst accused of spying for the United States, says he has reportedly been flown to Vienna in...
Woman wanted for threatening lawyer
Richmond County investigators are looking for Shacko Nekoda Plowright, who is accused of threatening a lawyer in the District Attorney's office.
Lawyer: Russian spy Sutyagin may be in Vienna
MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for Igor Sutyagin, a Russian analyst accused of spying for the United States,
Lawyer stabbed to death at Indian court
BANGALORE: A lawyer was stabbed to death outside a courtroom in India's southern IT hub of Bangalore, police said today, in what is thought to be a lovers' tiff. A man wearing an advocate's robe knifed the 25-year-old woman in the neck and ear at the Karnataka High Court during the lunch adjournment, the Press Trust of India news agency said. "After stabbing her, the assailant tried to stab ...
Attorney Generals office to prosecute OWI boat death case
A lawyer from the state Attorney General's Office has been assigned to prosecute the case against a Fremont man accused of driving a boat drunk and causing a crash that killed a passenger.
Lawyer: Russian spy Sutyagin may be in Vienna
A lawyer for Igor Sutyagin, a Russian analyst accused of spying for the United States, says he has reportedly been flown to...
Accused soldier shooter may need new lawyer
A lawyer for the man accused of killing a soldier at a Little Rock military recruiting center may have to resign from the case because he is running for judge in Tennessee.
Lindsay Lohan - Lohans Lawyer Blasts Scram Tampering Rumours
LINDSAY LOHAN's lawyer has slammed allegations the actress tampered with her alcohol-monitoring bracelet in a bid to block the reading during nights out.The troubled star...
Woman lawyer stabbed to death in High Court premises
Bangalore, July 8 (PTI) A young woman lawyer was stabbed to death by her male colleague today in the Karnataka High Court premises for reportedly spurning his marriage proposal after which he attempted to commit suicide.
Lawyer stabbed to death at Indian court: reports
BANGALORE--A lawyer was stabbed to death outside a courtroom in India's southern IT hub of Bangalore, police said on Thursday, in what is thought to be a lovers' tiff.
Lohan's lawyer blasts SCRAM tampering rumours
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has slammed allegations the actress tampered with her alcohol-monitoring bracelet in a bid to block the reading during nights out.
Attorney remains on Mangum's team -- just through the weekend
Assistant public defender Clayton Jones called to say that he is still Crystal Mangum's attorney of record, though he told her yesterday he'd be withdrawing from her case.
Attorney: Massillon teachers contract passes on two yes votes
According to district attorney Richard Horning, the contract between the Massillon Education Association and the school district was ratified. They had a quorum to begin business and the issue passes because a majority of those present and voting passed it, Horning said. Only two voted and those two voted for it, and therefore it passed. If you abstain, thats not a vote.
Woman lawyer stabbed at Karnataka High Court
Bangalore, July 8 : A junior woman lawyer was stabbed to death by her client on the first floor of the Karnataka High Court premises on Thursday, which caused consternation and panic among the advocates present there.
Abaroa's attorney attempting to halt exhumation
Raven Abaroa's attorney will be in Chambersburg, Pa., Friday trying to stop the exhumation of Janet Christiansen Abaroa's body.
Attorney Will Represent Himself in Criminal Trial
According to the Common Pleas Clerk in Gallia County, John Lentes waived his right to counsel at a status hearing Tuesday night.
Israel eases charges of alleged Hezbollah spy: lawyer
An Arab-Israeli accused of passing information to Lebanon's Hezbollah militia has cut a plea deal that will lessen the charge to working for an illegal organisation, his lawyer said on Thursday.
Mexico Lawyer Named Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run
Prosecutors are reviewing whether James A. Clampitt should be charged. A Mexico, Mo., lawyer has been named a suspect in the death of a man as a result of a hit-and-run crash in mid-June.
Woman lawyer murdered in Karnataka High Court
Bangalore, July 8 : A woman lawyer was stabbed to death allegedly by her male colleague in the Karnataka High Court premises Thursday over a failed love affair, police said.
Facebook: a divorce lawyer's dream
Forgot to de-friend your wife on Facebook while posting holiday shots of your mistress? Her divorce lawyer will be thrilled.
Lindsay Lohan's attorney quits after calling actress' 90-day jail sentence 'harsh and unfair'
LOS ANGELES - Lindsay Lohan will be going to jail without one of her biggest advocates her attorney. The actress' attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, resigned from the case shortly after releasing a statement Thursday calling a judge's 90-day jail sentence for Lohan "harsh and unfair."
Lindsay Lohan, attorney say 90-day jail sentence, stint in rehab is harsh punishment
LOS ANGELES Lindsay Lohan's attorney says she and the actress believe the 90-day jail sentence the actress received earlier this week is harsher than other defendants would have seen under similar circumstances.
Lawyer admits to driving SUV in hit-and-run
A Mexico, Mo., attorney has admitted he was driving the sport utility vehicle that hit and killed a man on a lawn mower last month.
Attorney General: La Crosse sex offender needs to remain in prison
39-year-old Randy Poff of La Crosse was convicted of two counts of second-degree sexual assault in 1991 and sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Perry Hall homeowner shooting justified, state's attorney says
The Baltimore County State's Attorney says that his office will not file any charges against the Perry Hall home owner who shot and killed an intruder in late March.