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Attorney yells at media, "Be polite!"
During a rush of media and questions, Cortnee Brantley, her attorney and grandmother walked out of federal court. The 22-year-old is now on house arrest and must remain at her mother's home in Seffner. She is allowed to go to school, work, church or meetings with her attorneys.
State Attorney: Dontae Morris Has 'No Connection' to Jackonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The man accused of fatally gunning down two Tampa police officers has no connection to Jacksonville, according to the state attorney.
U.S. Attorney Explains Possible Hate Crime Decision in Newberry Dragging
The U.S. Attorney for South Carolina explains the criteria he'll use, and the timetable, for deciding whether to bring a hate crime charge in the murder and dragging of Anthony Hill of Newberry.
Attorney general considering case
The Montana Attorney Generals office is reviewing the information regarding Penni Lewis, Richland Countys clerk and recorder, and the alleged mishandling of the Richland County 4-H Councils account.
Judge ordered defense lawyer to apologize to officer
Stillwater-based Judge Gregory Galler told the lawyer he had impugned the officer's integrity.
Lindsay Lohan's Attorney Resigns
Lohan's attorney resigned shortly after the actress received her 90 day jail sentence Amanda Stefanik Lindsay Lohan's attorney has abruptly resigned. According to People.com , shortly after Lohan's 90-day sentence was announced, her attorney Shawn Chapman Holley resigned. TMZ reports that when they contacted Holley for comments Thursday, she said she no longer represents Lohan.
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.from Channel 7
Attorney: East Pennsboro Township dad accused of hitting son 'disagrees with what witnesses saw'
Raymond John Boudreau, 47, of Westwood Drive, was charged with simple assault for hitting his 9-year-old son, according to a police report.
NSL attorney David Michael Nielson charged in connection with drug deal
SALT LAKE CITY North Salt Lake City Attorney David Michael Nielson was charged Friday with attempting to buy drugs. Nielson, 54, was arrested June 27 after police say he tried to buy $100 worth of cocaine from an undercover officer.
Huntsville lawyer chosen to be NASA advisor for TN congressman
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF)- Huntsville lawyer Mark McDaniel has been tapped for his NASA expertise. McDaniel will serve as NASA advisor to Tennessee congressman Lincoln Davis.
Mexico Lawyer Admits to Hit and Run Accident
MEXICO - A Mexico lawyer admited to hitting another resident but has not yet been charged with a crime.
Charges dropped against local attorney, wife
BRADENTON A local attorney and his wife wont face trial on charges of operating unlicensed assisted living facilities.
Findley makes case for attorney general spot
Republican candidate for attorney general Brenna Findley told a group of supporters in Marshalltown Friday that the time had come for wholesale changes at the state level.
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 argues MA rulings support case against Prop 8
A lawyer for 2 couples challenging Calif.'s gay marriage ban says rulings by another U.S. judge provide "compelling support" for their case.
Local attorney grills for troops
Over the Fourth of July weekend, local defense attorney Steve Balash took a break from the high-stress madness that sometimes prevails in court, and stepped into the sweltering heat of Bahrain to cook up some steaks for American troops.
Attorney general considering case
The Montana Attorney Generals office is reviewing the information regarding Penni Lewis, Richland Countys clerk and recorder, and the alleged mishandling of the Richland County 4-H Councils account.
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.
State attorney gets the OK to try Valentino
A judge allows the State Attorney's Office to prosecute indicted Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino.
Kingston mayor picks lawyer for welfare suit vs. Ulster County
KINGSTON Mayor James Sottile has chosen a lawyer to do legal battle with Ulster County over funding for the county welfare program known as Safety Net.
Lawyer-robbery suspect arrested
Police have arrested a man in connection with the June 20 home-invasion robbery at a Tulsa lawyer's home and said they now believe that the heist is linked to another home-invasion robbery this week.
Target-shooting death an accident, accused's lawyer says
The lawyer for a 22-year-old Nanaimo man charged with second-degree murder in the death of his father says the shooting was an accident.
Attorney says accused Sussex ex-coach has brain damage
LEWES -- The former Cape Henlopen High School football coach accused of raping a teenage girl suffered a traumatic brain injury during a suicide attempt earlier this year in which he jumped off a Dover fire escape, according to court records.
Littorin denies buying sex in 2006: lawyer
The lawyer of former employment minister Sven Otto Littorin said that he denies the allegations that he bought sex in 2006 from a woman.
Lindsay Lohans Lawyer Calls It Quits
After her client received a 90-day jail sentence, attorney Shawn Chapman Holley resigned. Diana Jacobson Lindsay Lohans lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley resigned on Thursday. Earlier that day, Holley defended the star saying Lohans 90-day jail sentence was too harsh.
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.
Vermont attorney general sues Dallas debt-settlement company
Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell said his office has filed suit against CSA-Credit Solutions of America, LLC, a debt-settlement company based in Dallas, and its current and former chief executives, Doug Van Arsdale and Matt Reivitt.
Attorney-General's offer an 'insult'
THE father of a teenage boy who died in a one-punch attack has branded an ex gratia payment offer to him as "insulting".
Focus on Landis, Armstrong lawyer tells U.S. authorities
Lance Armstrong's lawyer advised U.S. authorities on Saturday to investigate disgraced rider Floyd Landis rather than doping allegations against the seven-times Tour de France champion.
Attorney says Vols didn't start fight
An attorney for Tennessee defensive lineman Montori Hughes says the bar fight began when the player himself was assaulted.
Bank: Lawyer kept mortgage funds
An Edgewood lawyer who acts as the title agent for Fifth Third Bank mortgages is accused of keeping more than $1.1 million and the bank wants it back.
Mom of 'barefoot bandit' gets entertainment lawyer
A Seattle entertainment lawyer who has represented the likes of Courtney Love and the family of Jimi Hendrix has a new client: the mother of the 'barefoot bandit.'
Mom of 'barefoot bandit' gets entertainment lawyer
SEATTLE - A Seattle entertainment lawyer who has represented the likes of Courtney Love and the family of Jimi...
Mom of 'barefoot bandit' gets entertainment lawyer
A Seattle entertainment lawyer who has represented the likes of Courtney Love and the family of Jimi Hendrix has a new client: the mother of the 'barefoot bandit.' Seattle - Jimi Hendrix - Courtney Love - Law - United States
Armstrong's lawyer rubbishes doping probe
A lawyer acting for seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong says reports of an far-reaaching investigation into doping after allegations made by Floyd Landis is "garbage".
Focus on Landis, Armstrong lawyer says
* Investigate Landis instead of Armstrong, lawyer advises
Tour de France - Armstrong's lawyer wants focus on Landis
Lance Armstrong's lawyer has advised US authorities to investigate disgraced rider Floyd Landis rather than the seven-times Tour winner.
Mom of barefoot bandit gets entertainment lawyer
SEATTLE A Seattle entertainment lawyer who has represented the likes of Courtney Love and the family of Jimi Hendrix has a new client: the mother of the barefoot bandit. O. Yale Lewis confirmed to The Seattle Times that his firm has been retained by Pamela Kohler, the mother of elusive teen burglar Colton Harris-Moore.
Mom of 'Barefoot Bandit' Gets Entertainment Lawyer
A Seattle entertainment lawyer who has represented Courtney Love and the family of Jimi Hendrix has a new client: the mother of the "barefoot bandit."
Armstrong lawyer rubbishes report of doping probe
LES ROUSSES, France -A lawyer acting for seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong has rubbished a report claiming that a federal investigation into the American is gathering pace.
Armstrong lawyer rubbishes report of doping probe
A lawyer acting for seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong has rubbished a report claiming that a federal investigation into the American is gathering pace.
Attorney says UT players didn't start bar fight
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 Friday afternoon.
Pressure from Manchester police unions won't halt Strange Brew probe says county attorney
Hillsborough County Attorney Robert Walsh said he is moving ahead with his own investigation into four off-duty Manchester police officers who were accused of beating a man at a tavern last March, despite conflict allegations raised against him by the two unions that represent sworn officers at the Manchester Police Department.
State Rep. Geoff Simpson charged with gross misdemeanor assault by Seattle City Attorney
The Seattle City Attorney's office filed charges against state Rep. Geoff Simpson, D-Covington, today, July 8, for gross misdemeanor assault in connection with a domestic violence incident that occurred May 22 at Seattle Children's Hospital.
Mom of 'barefoot bandit' hires entertainment lawyer
SEATTLE -- A Seattle entertainment lawyer who has represented the likes of Courtney Love and the family of Jimi Hendrix has a new client' the mother of the 'barefoot bandit.' �� O. Yale Lewis confirmed to The Seattle Times that his firm has been retained by Pamela Kohler, the mother of elusive teen burglar Colton Harris-Moore. �� The 6-foot-5 19-year-old is suspected in dozens of thefts since he ...
Lindsay Lohan hires Chicago-based criminal defense lawyer Stuart V. Goldberg after DUI arrest
Lindsay Lohan is hoping that a new lawyer will help find her new freedom. The troubled actress will hire Stuart V. Goldberg, a criminal defense attorney from Chicago, TMZ reported.
Lohan's New Lawyer: 'We're Gonna Go After Them'
Filed under: Lindsay Lohan , Celebrity Justice Lindsay Lohan has a new lawyer on her side and from the sound of things ... he plans on kicking butt and taking names. We caught up with Stuart V. Goldberg in Los Angeles this afternoon where he told us he's "here to help" Lindsay. As for strategy, he Read more
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.
Report: Lindsay Lohan hires Chicago defense attorney
Embattled actress Lindsay Lohan has hired Stuart V. Goldberg, a criminal defense attorney from Chicago, to help with her latest legal woes, the website TMZ reported on Saturday. Lohan, who was sentenced last Tuesday to 90 days in jail for violating parole, personally called Goldberg and ask him to fly out to Los Angeles, according to the site.
Child pornography viewer jailed despite lawyer's plea
A defence lawyer's efforts to "bring some balance" to a child pornography prosecution brought a sharp response from the crown at a sentencing where a judge jailed his client for two years.