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Attorney slams Lohan's jail time
Lindsay Lohan's attorney has issued her first statement since the troubled actress was sentenced to jail earlier this week for violating probation, calling the judge's ruling "harsh and unfair".
Lawyer stabbed to death in court
A woman lawyer was stabbed to death allegedly by her male colleague in the Karnataka High Court premises yesterday over a failed love affair, police said.
Lawyer stabbed Bangalore, July 8
(PTI): A woman lawyer was stabbed to death today on the high court premises here by a person wearing an advocates robe, police said.
Lohan gets new lawyer
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has resigned on the same day she issued a statement on the actress' behalf calling Lohan's punishment "harsh and unfair."
Attorney General Warns Against Deceptive Advertisement
The Texas Attorney General is warning residents about an auto insurance company because of a deceptive ad. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said the Travelers Company Inc. ad improperly indicates homeowners could lose their home if they don't buy additional car insurance.
Attorney Says Family Upset With Verdict
An attorney for the family of the man shot to death by a former Oakland transit officer says they are "extremely disappointed" with the verdict against the officer. Attorney John Burris said outside a Los Angeles court Thursday that the verdict "is not a true representation of what happened" to Oscar Grant. The panel convicted Johannes Mehserle of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death ...
Attorney says family upset with verdict
An attorney for the family of the man shot to death by a former Oakland transit officer says they are "extremely disappointed" with the verdict against the officer.
Attorney says family upset with verdict
Associated Press - July 8, 2010 7:54 PM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - An attorney for the family of the man shot to death by a former Oakland transit officer says the family is "extremely disappointed"...
Attorney general suggests companies beyond BP are being investigated
Attorney General Eric Holder suggested on Thursday that the Justice Department might be focusing beyond BP in its Gulf Coast oil spill investigation.
Attorney says family upset with verdict
LOS ANGELES An attorney for the family of the man shot to death by a former Oakland transit officer says the family is "extremely disappointed" with the verdict against the officer.
Attorney General Abbott Sends 'Cease and Desist' Letter to Travelers Insurance for Deceptive Ad
AUSTIN Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today sent a demand letter instructing Travelers Insurance (The Travelers Companies Inc.) to cease and desist the airing of a deceptive television advertisement.
Texas Attorney General Defends Constitutionality of National Day of Prayer
AUSTIN Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, leading a multi-state coalition of 29 attorneys general, today took legal action to defend the annual National Day of Prayer.
District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley Comments on Verdict
District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley announces that the Los Angeles jury in the case of People v. Johannes Mehserle returned a guilty verdict of involuntary manslaughter against the defendant.
Karen Sypher's lawyer offers scant details about her defense
Karen Cunagin Sypher's lawyer filed a trial memorandum Thursday that describes the elements required to prove the extortion charges against her but offers no details about her defense.
Attorney says family upset with verdict
An attorney for the family of the man shot to death by a former Oakland transit officer says they are "extremely disappointed" with the verdict against the officer. Oakland - United States - Los Angeles - Law - BART Police shooting of Oscar Grant
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer quits
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has resigned even as she issued a statement calling the jail sentence imposed on the troubled actress this week for violating probation, "harsh and unfair."
Attorney says family upset with verdict
An attorney for the family of the man shot to death by a former Oakland transit officer says they are "extremely disappointed" with the verdict against the officer. Attorney John Burris said outside a Los Angeles court Thursday that the verdict "is not a true... Los Angeles - John Burris - Oakland California - California - United States
Top lawyer Geragos: 'Lohan's punishment is too harsh'
Top celebrity lawyer Mark Geragos has attacked the judge who sentenced Lindsay Lohan to serve 90-days behind bars, because he thinks the punishment is too harsh.
TMZ: Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Bails on Her
Entertainment Web Site Reports Lohan's Lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley Has Quit
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.
Former SEC lawyer sues LeBron James for $4M, claims hes his dad. Wait, what?
In what may be the oddest paternity suit in recent memory, a former Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer is suing basketball star LeBron James and his mother for $4 million. Leicester Bryce Stovell claims that he is LeBrons dad, and that the basketball star and his mom have conspired to deny his paternity and shut [...]
Lindsay Lohan's defense attorney resigns from case (9:25 a.m.)
LOS ANGELES -- Lindsay Lohan's attorney said she was quitting after the actress was sentenced to jail time. read more
Lindsay Lohan's Attorney Resigns From Case
A representative for Holley confirmed Thursday that the attorney had withdrawn from the case and that her remarks remained valid, but no other details were immediately available.
Lohan's attorney quits case
LOS ANGELES - LINDSAY Lohan's attorney said she was quitting after the actress was sentenced to jail time. The actress' attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, resigned from the case shortly after releasing a statement on Thursday calling a judge's 90-day jail sentence for Lohan 'harsh and unfair'. No reason for her withdrawal from the high-profile case was given, and her replacement has not been ...
Attorney General Koster looking to reverse National Day of Pray ruling
(KMOV) -- Attorney General Chris Koster is looking to overturn the ruling declaring a National Day of Prayer unconstitutional. Koster joins 28 other state attorneys seeking to reverse the April decision. Koster said he and other attorneys general want that judgement reversed and filed a brief in Chicago asking for the reversal. The brief summarizes a series of cases looking at the role of ...
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer quits
THE lawyer who represented troubled American actress Lindsay Lohan in her recent drug and alcohol case has resigned.
Lindsay Lohan's Defense Attorney Resigns From Case
Lindsay Lohan's attorney said she was quitting after the actress was sentenced to jail time. 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." No reason for her withdrawal from the high-profile case was given, and her replacement has not been announced.
Attorney: Woman sold cocaine to buy Halloween costumes for children
HAGERSTOWN A Hagerstown woman whose attorney said she sold crack cocaine to buy Halloween costumes for her children was sentenced Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court to four years in prison.
Lawyer: Ethics probe is politically motivated
ATLANTA A lawyer for two insurance companies seeking to block an ethics investigation into contributions to Republican gu- bernatorial hopeful John Oxendine told a judge Thursday that the probe ...
Real Estate Attorney Jason W. Holtz To Speak On Short Sale Legal Issues
Florida Real Estate Attorney Jason W. Holtz will speak live at a free webinar. Third in the Tell Me Something I Dont Know short sale webinar series, What About Promissory Notes and Deficiency Judgments With My Short Sale is scheduled for Thursday July 15, 2010. The webinar will be presented live from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.
Attorney responds to lawsuit against jail
CONYERS The attorney representing Rockdale County Sheriff Jeff Wigington has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a jail inmate, who claimed he did not receive appropriate medical treatment from the county jail.
Attorney general OKs election
MARTINSBURG - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw Jr. released an opinion Thursday afternoon that will allow Gov. Joe Manchin to put the late Robert C. Byrd's Senate seat on the ballot in November.
Lawyer questions search in Beverly drug bust
BEVERLY Beverly police drug detectives found more than $9,000 worth of cocaine and heroin inside a Lexus on Wednesday evening and arrested the driver on trafficking charges. But after suspect Israel Colon's lawyer raised questions about whether police, without a warrant, had the right to search the Lexus as extensively as they did using a trained drug-sniffing dog and ripping open a secret ...
Peeping Tom Attorney's License Suspended
Note to attorneys: Peeping into the windows of unsuspecting people is not a good way to hang onto your law license. The Iowa Supreme Court has suspended the license of non-practicing attorney Mark A. Templeton, who pleaded guilty to six counts of invasion of privacy after he was caught repeatedly looking into the windows of a home occupied by several women. Templeton admitted that he had looked ...
Attorney General prevented from answering question in parliament
Accra, July 9, GNA - The Minority in Parliament prevented Mrs. Betty Mould Iddrisu, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, from answering a question directed to the Minister of Interior, on Thursday.
Woman lawyer killed in HC premise
Bangalore, July 8 : A woman lawyer was stabbed to death by her colleague in the High Court premises here in Karnataka on Thursday.
Lawyer Quits, Lindsay Lohan 'Determined to Not Go to Jail'
Shawn Chapman Holley resigns as Lohan's lawyer and a source close to the troubled star claims she 'is determined to not go to jail, get new attorneys and just appeal it.'
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.
Lindsay Lohan's defense attorney resigns from case
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- 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." No reason for her withdrawal from the high-profile case was given, and her replacement has not been ...
New attorney and engineer to be named in Mandeville
Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere is expected to recommend both a new city attorney and a new city engineer tomorrow.
Lawyer jailed on shoplifting charge - roanoke.com
Eric Spencer spent two weekends in jail as case is continued. A Roanoke lawyer recently served two weekends in jail on a charge of shoplifting wine from a Kroger store. Eric Spencer has not been convicted of a crime, though. A judge in Roanoke County General District Court continued the case until Nov. 15, with the understanding that the misdemeanor charge will be dismissed if Spencer served two ...
Banking lawyer assesses overhaul
New Jersey banking lawyer Michael M. Horn talks about financial regulatory overhaul and what it means to community banks.
CRANBURY: Attorney resigns from township post
CRANBURY Township Attorney Trishka Waterbuy has resigned because state land use law does not allow lawyers from the same firm to represent the township and municipal planning boards.
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer quits over 'harsh' sentence
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has said she was quitting the case after the actress was sentenced to jail time.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo guest speaker at Warwick fundraiser
Warwick - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the Democratic candidate in the race for the Governors seat this fall, quietly slipped into Warwick on Thursday evening, July 1.
Lindsay Lohan's defense attorney resigns from case
Lindsay Lohan will be going to jail without one of her biggest advocates her attorney.
Ex-lawyer pleads guilty
A former Sioux Falls lawyer and Democratic legislative candidate who led police on an alcohol-fueled chase in May pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of drunken driving and fleeing police - as well as a new theft charge. Mary Ann Giebink, 50, told Judge Larry Long she'd written at least $4,800 in checks from the client trust account at Galland Law Firm, the business she closed in May after being ...
The peoples lawyer, political prisoner Lynne Stewart: an interview wit her daughter, Breanna Stewart
Lynne Stewart has been a real peoples lawyer for over four decades, representing some of the most politically polarizing cases in this nations history. Within the next few days, she is set to be re-sentenced. We want all of our readers to know and assist in any way that they can Peoples Lawyer Lynne Stewart, who is a modern-day legal John Brown.
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer quits amid weak appeal hopes
Troubled star Lindsay Lohan can't even keep a lawyer. Shawn Chapman Holley -- who once represented Paris Hilton and was on the O.J. Simpson defense team before taking on Lohan and her two drunken-driving busts -- abruptly quit yesterday after hearing her client was shopping for a new...
Lindsay Lohans Lawyer Quits
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley has resigned in the midst of the starlet's ongoing legal drama. TMZ reports that when the website contacted Holley for comment Thursday (July 8), she told the site that she was no longer representing Lohan. Lohan's New York lawyer, Stephanie Ovadia, verified the attorney's exit. "I can confirm [Holley] is not representing Lindsay at this point," Ovadia ...