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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 - Sentence - Law - United States - Lawyer
Attorney: Vols didn't start bar brawl
KNOXVILLE - A brawl that led to the arrests of two University of Tennessee football players began when "an unknown patron" of a Cumberland Avenue bar attacked freshman defensive tackle Montori Hughes "without provocation," Hughes' attorney said this afternoon.
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer quits
Washington, July 9 : Lindsay Lohan's lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, has quit after she discovered that the actress is looking for a new attorney behind her back.
Mel Gibson's Lawyer Calls Mistress' Allegations 'Absurd Fabrication'
The lawyer states Violet Kowal's claims, that the actor threatened her because she refused to see him following their brief fling, 'an absurd fabrication'.
Attorney General to Look for Pension Padding in Fulton City Employee Overtime Data
State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has the city of Fulton's public employees in his sights as he widens an investigation into what he calls "pension padding" -- the practice of working more overtime in the years right before retirement in order to increase the pension.
Illinois Attorney General Madigan visits region
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan stopped´┐Ż by the offices of The McDonough County Voice Thursday morning to talk about recent enforcement activity by her agency.
Khmer Rouge prison chief sacks his French lawyer
Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch has sacked his French lawyer only a few weeks before his verdict on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges, Cambodia's UN-backed court said Friday.
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer resigns
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has resigned from the case, after describing the actress' 90-day jail sentence as "harsh and unfair".
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer resigns
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Lindsay Lohan's defense attorney resigns from case
Lindsay Lohan will be going to jail without one of her biggest advocates her attorney.
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Quits
Lindsay Lohans lawyer resigned after finding out the troubled actress was seeking other legal representation, Radar Online has reported.
Chapman's Lawyer: Woman caught in spy case never gave any US secrets to Russian handlers
The lawyer for one of the women who pleaded guilty in a Cold War-era style U.S.-Russia spy case says she did so mainly to get out of jail.
Russian temptress not really a spy, lawyer says
American lawyer say Anna Chapman plead guilty to get out of jail, but she never handled any secrets
Chapman's lawyer: Businesswoman not committed spy
Associated Press - July 9, 2010 7:45 AM ET WASHINGTON (AP) - The lawyer for 1 of the women who pleaded guilty in a Cold War-era style U.S.-Russia spy case says she did so mainly to get out of...
Chapman's lawyer: Businesswoman not committed spy
The lawyer for one of the women who pleaded guilty in a Cold War-era style U.S.-Russia spy case saysshe did so mainly to get out of jail.
Attorney to look at possible violation by Sheriff Fletcher
The city of St. Paul has asked an outside attorney to look into whether Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher violated state law by improperly using gun-permit data.
Chapman's Lawyer Says She's Not a Committed Spy
The lawyer for one of the woman who pleaded guilty in a Cold War-era style U.S.-Russia spy case says she did so to get out of jail.
Chapman's lawyer: Businesswoman not committed spy
The lawyer for one of the women who pleaded guilty in a Cold War-era style U.S.-Russia spy case says she did so mainly to get out of jail. Cold War - United States - Russia - History - Twentieth Century
K.Rouge prison chief sacks his international lawyer
Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch has sacked his international lawyer just weeks before a verdict in his war crimes trial, the UN-backed court said Friday, after a rift emerged in his defence.
Attorney General's Report Shows How Pension Padding Costs Taxpayers
A preliminary report shows the statewide practice of pension padding costs taxpayers millions of dollars.
Lawyer: Chapman Would Have Preferred to Stay
Says Admitted Russian Agent "Somewhat Disappointed" by Deportation, but Has No Fear of Repercussions Back Home
Attorney: Ex-Jailer Not Liable
A former Sebastian County Jail deputy convicted of sexually assaulting two female inmates is immune from a federal lawsuit filed by the women, according to an attorney representing the deputy and the county.
Attorney: School system could have new superintendent as soon as April
The DeKalb County School System could have a new superintendent by April, according to a school districts statement attorney to school board members late last month.
River Ridge lawyer joins Jeff School Board race
A River Ridge lawyer has become the latest candidate to join the Jefferson Parish School Board race. John Treme, who ran unsuccessfully for state representative three years ago, will try to unseat board member Libby Moran in the 7th District....
Reno judge again criticizes Washoe district attorney for remark comparing Biela verdict to sex
A Washoe District Court judge has criticized District Attorney Richard Gammick for a remark comparing a guilty verdict to sex, saying it was inappropriate and "undermines public confidence and respect in the criminal justice system."
Lindsay Lohan Loses Lawyer
Lindsay Lohan 's lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, resigned Thursday, only hours after declaring the actresss 90-day jail sentence for violating her probation as too harsh.
County Attorney Will Pursue Review Of Officers' Discipline
Three Manchester police officers were suspended without pay after an investigation into the beating of a man outside a bar in March, and now the Hillsborough County Attorney says he will push to review the investigation to ensure its accuracy.
OTT: Former attorney says rape suspect has brain injury
A letter from Thomas Ott's former attorney, John Sandy, urged the rescheduling of Ott's arraignment to give his new counsel -- from the public defender's office -- time to address issues of competency before he appears in court due to his condition.
K.Rouge prison chief sacks his international lawyer
Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch has sacked his international lawyer just weeks before a verdict in his war crimes trial, the UN-backed court said Friday, after a rift emerged in his defence.
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.
Attorney General Joins Lawsuit Over National Day of Prayer
Posted: Friday, July 9, 2010 10:39 am | Updated: 10:39 am, Fri Jul 9, 2010. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is joining a lawsuit over the National Day of Prayer.
County Attorney says internal investigation of Strange Brew incident 'has not put this matter to rest'
While City Solicitor Tom Clark concurred with Manchester police that there was no criminal wrongdoing by four police officers in an alleged off-duty beating of a man leaving a tavern, Hillsborough County Attorney Robert Walsh said he is just beginning his own probe of the incident.
Lawyer: Chapman Would Have Preferred to Stay
Says Admitted Russian Agent "Somewhat Disappointed" by Deportation, but Has No Fear of Repercussions Back Home
Lawyer: Chapman Would Have Preferred to Stay
Says Admitted Russian Agent "Somewhat Disappointed" by Deportation, but Has No Fear of Repercussions Back Home
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: Sheen court date will be postponed
ASPEN, COLO. An attorney says a court hearing where actor Charlie Sheen was expected to plead guilty to charges stemming from a Christmas Day dispute with his wife will be postponed.
Attorney: Sheen court date will be postponed
ASPEN, Colo.An attorney says a court hearing where actor Charlie Sheen was expected to plead guilty to charges stemming from a Christmas Day dispute with his wife will be postponed.
Texas Rangers to emerge from bankruptcy on July 22, attorney says
Attorney Lou Strubeck of Dallas said there is no pending mediation between the team, its lenders, Major League Baseball and prospective bidders.
Linday Lohan's lawyer quits.
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has quit after the actress lost her court appeal and was sentenced to 90-days in jail.
Attorney: Sheen court date will be postponed
ASPEN, Colo. An attorney says a court hearing where actor Charlie Sheen was expected to plead guilty to charges stemming from a Christmas Day dispute with his wife will be postponed. Yale Galanter, one of Sheen's attorneys, said Friday the hearing is tentatively scheduled for Aug. 2, but court...
Attorney says ex-jailer is immune from lawsuit
An attorney for a former Sebastian County jailer convicted of sexually assaulting two inmates says the man and county are immune from a federal lawsuit filed by the inmates.
Boeing picks Charleston lawyer as chief counsel for S.C. site
The Boeing Co. has named Charleston aviation lawyer Mark Fava as chief counsel for its S.C. site. Fava, previously a partner at the law firm Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough in Charleston, is now part of Boeings legal team and will serve as lead attorney supporting and coordinating the companys S.C. operations, Boeing officials said.
Houston Attorney Mark Lanier Named One of The 25 Greatest Texas Lawyers of the Past Quarter Century
Acclaimed attorney Mark Lanier , founder of The Lanier Law Firm in Houston, has been selected by the editors of Texas Lawyer newspaper as one of The 25 Greatest Texas Lawyers of the Past Quarter Century.
Video: Preview: Attorney General Eric Holder
Bob Schieffer previewed his exclusive Face the Nation interview with Attorney General Eric Holder on the Russian spy exchange and the Arizona immigration law.
Lawyer for suspect in paper carrier's death quits
SUFFOLK The lawyer for the man accused of killing a newspaper carrier last year quit the case Friday, saying his representation of the suspect's relatives made for a conflict of interest. Christopher J. Artis, 19, appeared in court for the first time since he was arrested last week and charged with capital murder in the death of John Price Jr.
Lindsay Lohan wants to appeal; her lawyer quits
Shawn Chapman Holley, the lawyer who represented actress Lindsay Lohan at her court date this week, made her smartest move since she passed the bar: According to TMZ, the attorney has resigned as Lohan's counsel.
Chapman's lawyer: Businesswoman not committed spy
The lawyer for one of the women who pleaded guilty in a Cold War-era style U.S.-Russia spy case says she did so mainly to get out of jail.
Attorney recommends county funds BEP match
Although county commissioners on the budget committee narrowly approved a tentative budget for the school system, a request was made to the county attorney to research what could happen if the county did not meet the state's mandate of maintenance of effort for funding the BOE's budget.
Attorney: Sheen court date in Aspen will be postponed
Charlie Sheen leaves the Pitkin County Courthouse in Aspen with his attorney, Richard Cummins, after an appearance in June.
ND Tribal Attorney Loses Appeal in Federal Court
A federal appeals court says the state can seek to discipline a tribal attorney accused of violating North Dakota`s rules of professional conduct.