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Court to hear on Nov 2 non-Muslim lawyer's bid to be Syarie lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR, Monday 12 July 2010 (Bernama) -- The High Court here will hear on Nov 2 the application by a non-Muslim woman lawyer to be a syarie lawyer in the Federal Territory.
Attorney expands on Applejack bankruptcy goals
KEITH WHITCOMB JR. MANCHESTER -- Applejack Art Partners hopes to be fully liquidated and purchased by McGaw Graphics when Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings are completed, according to an attorney representing the company.
Lawyer says red-shirt movement wants him to withdraw helping bomb suspect
Kharom Polthaklang said Monday that the red-shirt movement wanted him to stop providing legal assistance to a suspected mastermind of botched Bhum Jai Thai Party bomb attack.
Reno court, city attorney office cuts hours
Reno Municipal Court and the criminal division of the Reno city attorney's office are changing hours starting today to save money.
Lawyer speaks out after losing bid to use garden square
A SENIOR lawyer told today of his disappointment after losing a marathon battle to gain access to one of London's most exclusive garden squares.
Lohan Gets a New Lawyer
Called Goldberg after "begging for mercy in court" Jenn Inzetta Lindsay Lohan has hired Stuart V. Goldberg, a criminal defense attorney from Chicago, as her new lawyer in an attempt to fight for her freedom. Last week, after announcing that Lohan was ready to go to jail, Shawn Chapman Holley, Lohans previous lawyer, quit without stating a reason.
Lindsay Lohan Turns To New Lawyer
Lindsay Lohan has reportedly hired a new lawyer in a last ditch attempt to save her from a 90-day jail sentence.
Lawyer says red-shirt movement wants him to withdraw helping bomb suspect
Kharom Polthaklang said Monday that the red-shirt movement wanted him to stop providing legal assistance to a suspected mastermind of botched Bhum Jai Thai Party bomb attack.Kharom said the red-shirt ...
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.
Lohan's Lawyer Told Can't Quit Yet
(NewsCore) - There's more drama in the Lindsay Lohan camp, the New York Post reported Sunday. Her lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley -- who quit following Tuesday's hearing at which Lohan was sentenced to 90 days in jail -- has been told by Judge Marsha Revel that she cannot leave the case.
Attorney to be honored for fight against abuse
LEWISTON--The It Happened to Alexa Foundation,a Lewiston-based national foundation that provides financial, emotional and advocacy support to sex-assault victims who prosecute their attackers, will honor attorney Judith Olin of Amherst at its annual dinner July 23 at Niagara Falls Country Club.
Tiger Woods - Woods Lawyer Files Papers To End Porn Stars Paternity Claim
A lawyer for shamed golfer TIGER WOODS has filed papers asking a court to dismiss a claim the star fathered a porn star's child.Devon James submitted legal documents...
Local attorney is �not surprised� by lawsuit
ENFIELD KIPP Gaston College Preparatory School filed lawsuits against the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District and Halifax County Schools June 30 in Halifax. While to outsiders lawsuits such as this may seem unique, the lawyer representing the Halifax School Board isnt surprised.
Chicago Attorney Jeffery Leving Presents Vice President Biden 2010 Fatherhood Award
As President Obama announced his new fatherhood initiative in Washington, DC, fathers' rights attorney Jeffery Leving met with Vice President Joe Biden in Chicago.
Lindsay Lohan lawyer 'banned' from quitting
It seems there is more drama in the Lindsay Lohan camp - it is being reported her celebrity lawyer has been banned from quitting the case.
Seattle lawyer may represent 'Barefood Bandit'
Associated Press - July 12, 2010 8:15 AM ET SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle lawyer who has been contacted by the mother of Colton Harris-Moore says he hopes criminal charges against the "Barefoot...
Littlefield Opposes Action Against City Attorney
Mayor Ron Littlefield said taking criminal action against the city attorney over past city billing practices is not warranted. An official of the state comptroller's office recommended possible criminal action against City Attorney Mike McMahan.
Lawyer: Israeli army to investigate case of Palestinian killed by tear gas canister
JERUSALEM - An Israeli rights group says the military is belatedly opening an investigation into the death of a Palestinian man killed by a tear gas canister during a West Bank protest.
Defense attorney removed from Michael Registe murder case
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) �News Leader 9 has learned attorney Stacey Jackson has been removed from the Michael Registe case.
Seattle lawyer may represent 'Barefood Bandit'
A Seattle lawyer who has been contacted by the mother of Colton Harris-Moore says he hopes criminal charges against the "Barefoot Bandit" are consolidated in federal court in Seattle.
Warren lawyer who is Plainfield�s city solicitor, appointed to board
WARREN TWP. James B. Ventantonio, a senior partner at the law firm of Ventantonio & Wildenhain in Warren, has been named to the Board of Directors of MDAdvantage Insurance Company of New Jersey, Lawrence Township.
Seattle lawyer may represent 'Barefoot Bandit'
SEATTLE -- A Seattle lawyer who has been contacted by the mother of Colton Harris-Moore says he hopes criminal charges against the "Barefoot Bandit" are consolidated in federal court in Seattle. �� Attorney John Henry Browne�said�Monday a consolidation from various jurisdictions "makes the most sense" and would be "better for everybody." Browne�said his first priority is making sure�Harris-Moore ...
Seattle lawyer may represent 'Barefoot Bandit'
Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player. SEATTLE -- A Seattle lawyer who has been contacted by the mother of Colton Harris-Moore says he hopes criminal charges against the "Barefoot Bandit" are consolidated in federal court in Seattle.
Lawyer: Fame may stiffen teen bandits sentence
Colton Harris-Moore, the 19-year-old barefoot bandit whose alleged two-year crime spree ended with his capture in the Bahamas Sunday, would probably get less than four years "but for the notoriety, his lawyer said Monday; instead, he may get as many as 12.
Lawyer: Israeli army to investigate case of Palestinian killed by tear gas canister
An Israeli rights group says the military is belatedly opening an investigation into the death of a Palestinian man killed by a tear gas canister during a West Bank protest.
Attorney expands on Applejack bankruptcy goals
KEITH WHITCOMB JR. MANCHESTER -- Applejack Art Partners hopes to be fully liquidated and purchased by McGaw Graphics when Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings are completed, according to an attorney representing the company.
Seattle lawyer may represent 'Barefoot Bandit'
A Seattle lawyer who has been contacted by the mother of Colton Harris-Moore said Monday that he hopes criminal charges against the 19-year-old who was captured in the Bahamas are consolidated in federal court in Seattle.
Lindsay Lohan On The Search For A New Attorney
Actress wants lawyer who will file for an appeal Ildiko Juhasz Shawn Chapman Holley, Lindsay Lohans defense attorney thus far, resigned last week. Her decision came only a few days after Judge Marsha Revel sentenced Lohan to 90 days in jail for her probation violation, according to Fox News . Technically though, Holley is still Lohans legal representative. Revel would not accept Holleys ...
Reno court, city attorney reduce hours
Reno Municipal Court and the criminal division of the Reno city attorneys office are changing hours starting Monday to save money.
Woods' lawyer files papers to end porn star's paternity claim
A lawyer for shamed golfer Tiger Woods has filed papers asking a court to dismiss a claim the star fathered a porn star's child.
Lindsay Can't Find New Lawyer
Lindsay Lohan is only willing to work with an attorney who will help her file an appeal Jessica Sorentino Last Tuesday, LA Superior Court Judge Marsha Revel sentenced Lindsay Lohan to 90 days in prison followed by 90 days of rehab due to her 2007 DUI probation violations. The following day, Pop Tarts was told the actress lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley of Los Angeles law firm Kinsella Weitzman ...
Fake Immigration Attorney Gets 6-Month Jail Sentence
A man who posed as an immigration attorney for nearly 20 years has been sentenced to six months in jail and ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution. The Manhattan district attorney's office began investigating Victor M. Espinal after several of his clients alerted the Immigrant Affairs Program Hotline. Espinal allegedly carried business cards identifying himself as an attorney with the "Immigrant ...
Stetler's attorney expects Bonusgate case to go to trial
The attorney representing former state Rep. Steve Stetler said he doesn t expect the criminal charges facing the longtime lawmaker to be dropped during an upcoming preliminary hearing.
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Blagojevich attorney focuses on small matters in questioning
CHICAGO Former Gov. Rod Blagojevichs corruption trial is getting down to some small matters.
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.
Letter Says Prosecute Chattanooga City Attorney
A state comptroller's office letter says Chattanooga's longtime city attorney should be prosecuted for "siphoning off hundreds of thousands of dollars a year to his own private firm." read more
Seattle lawyer may represent Harris-Moore
SEATTLE A Seattle lawyer who has been contacted by the mother of Colton Harris-Moore said today that he hopes criminal charges against the 19-year-old who was captured in the Bahamas are consolidated in federal court in Seattle.
Khadr's firing of military lawyer refused
A U.S. military judge has refused to allow Omar Khadr to dismiss his court-appointed military lawyer despite insistence by Khadr that he would represent himself.
Chardon lawyer and busy dad creates popular app for iPhone
CHARDON -- "We have an app for that." At least that's what iPhone claims. But what if your smart phone doesn't have the added feature you need?
Murder trial delayed after suspect's attorney quits
Testimony was supposed to begin in Toby Lasure's trial Monday morning. His attorney told the judge she had to step down due to ethical reasons.
Attorney General says child porn found on trainer's computer, no charges filed
Child pornography was found on two personal computers of a Vermont Police Academy supervisor who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound a day after his home computer was seized, according to the Vermont Attorney General.
Khadr threatens trial boycott, ordered to keep lawyer
A U.S. military judge has refused to allow Canadian Omar Khadr to dismiss his court-appointed military lawyer.
Attorney: Stamos had a fling with 17-year-old
A woman charged with conspiring to bilk the actor of more than $600,000 had a brief romantic fling with him when she was a 17-year-old, an attorney said Monday.
Attorney: Stamos Had Fling With 17-Year-Old
A woman charged with conspiring to bilk actor John Stamos of hundreds of thousands of dollars had a brief romantic fling with him when she was a 17-year-old high school student during a spring break trip to Florida in 2004, an attorney said Monday. John Stamos - Extortion - Federal Bureau of Investigation - Michigan - Law
Governor picks Columbus attorney William Rumer to replace Superior Court Judge Robert Johnston III
Columbus attorney William Rumer has been appointed to the Muscogee Superior Court seat being vacated by Robert Johnston III, sources confirmed today.
Holder present as Conn. U.S. attorney takes oath (video)
NEW HAVEN David B. Fein, already on the job for two months, was officially sworn in Monday before a large audience of judicial luminaries as the newest U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut.
Attorney's stolen gun found
An assistant state attorney's stolen gun was retrieved Saturday after deputies say a known gang member was seen waiving it around during a domestic disturbance.
Canton: U.S. attorney files mail fraud charge involving local company
CANTON -- The U.S. Attorney charged Brian A. Bunnell, 43, of Indianapolis, with one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud. Accoring to authorities, the object of the fraud was to allegedly entice people to become members of a consumer buying business known as Midwest Direct, of Canton.
LiLo Seeks Lawyer, Sparks Trouble on Twitter
Leave it to Lindsay Lohan to spark a Twitter war. Lohan's ex-girlfriend Samantha Ronson took comedian Joan Rivers to task over the weekend for poking fun at the 24-year-old starlet, bound for jail next week and rehab after that for violating her probation. Lindsay Lohan - Samantha Ronson - Joan Rivers - Twitter - Comedian