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UConn stabbing defendants lawyer says judges bond decision went too far
A veteran criminal defense lawyer says a Vernon Superior Court judge overstepped her authority when she tried to prohibit his client, a defendant in the University of Connecticut stabbing incident in which football player Jasper Jazz Howard was killed, from posting a bond through a payment plan.
Attorney appointed for alleged gunman in weekend shooting case
A Greenville man has had an attorney appointed to represent him, as he faces multiple felony charges in connection with two reported shootings near downtown Saturday evening.
California attorney general sues feds over solar financing
California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed suit Wednesday against Fannie May and Freddie Mac, claiming the mortgage giants have thwarted a home-energy improvement program that would have arrived in Santa Cruz County this fall.
Kansas attorney general criticizes immigration lawsuit
Attorney General Steve Six on Wednesday criticized President Barack Obamas administration for filing a lawsuit seeking to block Arizonas new immigration law.
MCAS attorney: No appeals in property tax case
MICHIGAN CITY Indianapolis attorney Beth Henkel, who represented Michigan City Area Schools in its property tax lawsuit against La Porte County Auditor Craig Hinchman, said Tuesday there will be no appeals to their case.
Lawyer of Lehigh Acres murder suspect says victim had many foes
Attorneys on Wednesday painted different pictures of Mohammed Javed's guilt in the 2008 death of his wife in Lehigh Acres, though prosecutors have...
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.
Arizona attorney general candidate Vince Rabago brings border-life perspective to race
Growing up along the border helped to shape attorney general candidate Vince Rabago's beliefs in how the illegal immigration problem should be resolved.
San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Law Attorney Clarifies How Families of Air Disaster Victims May Seek Compensation from ...
Veteran attorney Jerry Sterns details implications of "Montreal Convention" governing liability of most carriers in international flights
Attorney, engineer approved
The Mandeville City Council Thursday evening unanimously approved Mayor Donald Villeres appointments for a new city attorney and new city engineer.
NY lawyer who helped relay messages from blind Egyptian sheik could get much longer sentence
NEW YORK - A judge was poised to decide whether the government and some fellow judges were right when they said a 70-year-old former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case received too much leniency when she was sentenced to just over two years in prison.
Lindsay Lohan - Lohan Hires Oj Simpsons Lawyer
LINDSAY LOHAN has reportedly hired top Hollywood lawyer ROBERT SHAPIRO to help her avoid prison on Tuesday (20Jul10).The Mean Girls star's new legal counsel is...
Government seeks tough sentence against NY lawyer
Associated Press - July 15, 2010 3:15 AM ET NEW YORK (AP) - A former civil rights lawyer convicted in a New York City terrorism case faces the prospect of a longer prison sentence if a judge...
Attorney hired for drilling issues
Murrysville officials have hired an attorney for Marcellus shale-related issues. �read�more��
Government seeks tough sentence against NY lawyer
A judge was poised to decide whether the government and some fellow judges were right when they said a 70-year-old former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case received too much leniency when she was sentenced to...
NY lawyer who helped relay messages from blind Egyptian sheik could get much longer sentence
A judge was poised to decide whether the government and some fellow judges were right when they said a 70-year-old former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case received too much leni...
Attorney in Fontana suit files motion to transfer recycler's case
The attorney for a Fontana recycling plant owner who is suing San Bernardino County in federal court for $100 million has filed a motion to transfer the case to San Bernardino Superior Court.
Lohan hires O.J. lawyer Shapiro
Lindsay Lohan has reportedly hired top Hollywood lawyer Robert Shapiro to help her avoid prison on Tuesday.
NZ world leader in per capita lawyer stakes
New Zealand gets bronze for its lawyer numbers per head of population, according to a law website.
State attorney general sues feds over solar financing
California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed suit Wednesday against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, claiming the mortgage giants have thwarted a home-energy improvement program that would have arrived in Santa Cruz County this fall.
Government seeks tough sentence against NY lawyer
A judge was poised to decide whether the government and some fellow judges were right when they said a 70-year-old former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case received too much leniency when she was sentenced to just over two years in prison. Lawyer - Sentence - United States - Terrorism - Government
Mayor to Attorney General: You Want to End Pension Padding? Change The Damn Law
Fulton Mayor Ron Woodward has short, sharp advice for Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and his investigation of alleged "pension padding" that puts pressure on local governments to solve the problem: "Change the damn law."
Eureka police, Humboldt County DA reviewing document from attorney general on David Sequoia shooting
The California Attorney General's Office released it's report of the investigation surrounding the shooting of Eureka resident David Sequoia last March.
Attorney general Gansler is alone at the top this election season
Leading up to the July 6 filing deadline, many believed Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's support for same-sex marriage would thrust him into a tough re-election fight.
Mitchellville attorney running for Dist. 24 House of Delegates seat
Attorney Tiffany Alston (D) said that if she is elected in November to the House of Delegates for District 24, she will focus on education, seniors and attracting businesses to Prince George's County.
Attorney General Eric Holder says he'll try to address oil spill claims concerns
Holder said that he would convene a task force of federal and coastal officials for response to a proposed claims protocol sent out by presidentially appointed administrator Ken Feinberg earlier this week.
Vermont Public Service Department attorney accused of plagiarism
MONTPELIER -- The Vermont Public Service Department's top attorney is under fire for apparently plagiarizing long passages from a utility lawyer's writing in a case in which the department and utilities are fighting a proposal to give low-income residents a break on their electric bills.
Terror Lawyer Lynne Stewar Resentencing
A former civil rights lawyer convicted in a New York City terrorism case faces the prospect of a longer prison sentence if a judge decides her two-year term is too lenient.
Lohan hires O.J. Simpson lawyer
Lindsay Lohan has reportedly hired top Hollywood lawyer Robert Shapiro to help her avoid prison.
LiLo hires Robert Shapiro as her new Lawyer
Troubled star Lindsay Lohan has hired Robert Shaprio as her new lawyer to avoid imprisonment.
Montgomery attorney Gibson Vance to lead national trial lawyers group
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Montgomery attorney Gibson Vance has been elected president of the American Association for Justice, which represents 30,000 trial lawyers throughout the country.
Tugboat Mate Relieved of Duty, Gets Lawyer
The tugboat mate involved in that deadly duck boat crash last week is now off the job and has gotten a lawyer. Tugboat - National Transportation Safety Board - Accident - Transportation - Aviation
High Court ticks off lawyer
A LAWYER who is incompetent in his profession is as good as one who is dishonest because he is paid for 'slipshod or non-existent work'. Such conduct would be especially disturbing in criminal matters because the case of the lawyer's client could be irremediably weakened because of his shoddy work.
Gov't seeks tough sentence against NY lawyer
A judge was poised to decide if a 70-year-old former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case received too much leniency.
Genocide defence lawyer shot dead
A senior Tanzanian defence lawyer at the UN-backed tribunal for Rwanda is shot dead outside his home in Dar es Salaam.
Alabama Attorney General Troy King supports Arizona immigration law
Alabama Attorney General Troy King supports the Arizona immigration enforcement law. He is asking a federal district court to dismiss the U.S. Justice Department's challenge to the law.
Government seeks tough sentence against NY lawyer
A judge was poised to decide whether the government and some fellow judges were right when they said a 70-year-old former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case received too much leniency when she was sentenced to just over two years in prison. U.S. District Judge John Koeltl...
Lohan hires O.J. Simpson's lawyer
Lindsay Lohan has reportedly hired top Hollywood lawyer Robert Shapiro to help her avoid prison on Tuesday.
Armstrong attorney explains apparent contradiction on Tailwind ownership
Lance Armstrong's attorney reacts to the apparent contradiction between his remarks Wednesday and a 2005 deposition.
Sypher's Attorney: Strike Jury, Move Trial
Karen Cunagin Sypher's attorney, James Earhart, filed a motion late Wednesday night to strike the jury panel.
Disbarred Louisville lawyer Bruce Atherton receives 10 months in prison for business scam
Disbarred Louisville lawyer Bruce Atherton has been sentenced to 10 months in prison and ordered to pay $474,720 in restitution for his role in a scheme to drain businesses of their assets through illegal "bust-outs."
Attorney, engineer approved
The Mandeville City Council Thursday evening unanimously approved Mayor Donald Villeres appointments for a new city attorney and new city engineer.
Lawyer defends local NC liquor board administrator
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - An attorney for a North Carolina city liquor system administrator says his client did nothing wrong despite a report by state agents that says she took meals, golf outings, and football tickets from liquor distributors.
Lawyer Defends Local Greensboro Liquor Board Administrator
An attorney for a Greensboro liquor system administrator says his client did nothing wrong despite a report by state agents that says she took meals, golf outings, and football tickets from liquor distributors.
Decatur attorney arrested for alleged sexual misconduct with teen boys
DECATUR - A Decatur attorney has been arrested for allegedsexual misconduct with teenage boys.
NZ world leader in per capita lawyer stakes
New Zealand gets bronze for its lawyer numbers per head of population, according to a law website.LawFuel, a New Zealand legal jobs and news website, said the country is third in the world with one lawyer per 391 citizens behind...
Summerville attorney reviews immigration ban
A South Carolina town is having its attorney review a proposed ban preventing illegal immigrants from living in the town and, in most cases, working there.
New York Lawyer Announces Run for Senate Seat
New York City lawyer Gail Goode filed petitions to enter a Democratic primary for Kirsten Gillibrand's Senate seat.
Veteran New York Attorney Stephen I. Siller Joins LeClairRyan
Veteran New York attorney and law firm leader Stephen I. Siller has joined LeClairRyan as a shareholder and member of the firm's Corporate Services Practice Area Team. From his base in LeClairRyan's midtown Manhattan office, he will develop the firm's International Transactions Practice.
Ask a Lawyer: Do Farmers Have the Same Protection as Big Beef?
In this series, we seek (nonbinding, fully disclaimed) legal opinions from practicing lawyer Kenny Ching on matters relating to the world of GOOD. Do you have a question? Leave a comment below or tweet @GOOD with hashtag "goodlawyer." So let's say you're a local butcher or farmer, and someone dies or gets sick from E.coli or salmonella after eating your food. What happens? Do you have the same ...