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Lil Boosie's Lawyer Under Investigation For Witness Tampering
Lil Boosie's lawyer, along with Trill Entertainment, is currently under investigation for witness tampering. Trill Entertainment CEOs Melvin Vernell Jr. and Marcus Roach will be retied on charges of attempted murder and assault against Bruce "Beelow" Moore.
Rusk County District Attorney Jimerson out of surgery in Tyler
Rusk County District Attorney Micheal Jimerson is out of surgery and resting at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler following emergency surgery Wednesday to remove a brain lesion.
Lawyer indicted, accused of helping hide Swiss bank accounts
A federal grand jury indicted a Swiss lawyer, saying he conspired to defraud the United States. Felix Mathis helped Sterling, Va., lawyer Andrew Silva hide a Swiss bank account in a tax-fraud scheme, according an indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Alexandria.
Attorney allegedly punches opposing counsel in Scranton
Michael Rauch, 46, of Cherry Hill, N.J., allegedly punched John Fisher, of Scranton, after a civil proceeding involving a 2003 car crash.
Muskogee Attorney Nominated For U.S. Attorney For Eastern Oklahoma
The president of the United States has nominated a Muskogee attorney to be the next U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.
NH lawyer out $240,000 in scam targeting attorneys
A New Hampshire lawyer is out $240,000 after falling prey to an international Internet scam, prosecutors said. New Hampshire - Lawyer - United States - Business and Economy - Recreation and Sports
Prison Term Extended for Lawyer Who Aided 1993 World Trade Center Bomber
Lynne Stewart, the lawyer sentenced in 2006 to 28 months in prison for aiding convicted terrorist Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, got a new sentence Thursday -- 10 years -- after an appeals court ruled late last year her trial judge went too light on her.
Attorney, association honored
JONESBORO Charles Skip Mooney Jr. was recognized Thursday by the Craighead County Bar Association for outstanding service to his community. The local attorney was originally honored last month at a statewide conference in Hot Springs by the Arkansas Bar Association.
Attorney General given more power
New legislation has given the Attorney General considerably more power to ensure that inquiries are finished on time, by allowing him to access the work done till then by the magistrate concerned.
Another prosecutor leaving Chatham County District Attorney's office
Chatham County Assistant District Attorney Cecelia Harris today submitted her retirement notice effective Oct. 1, becoming the latest experienced prosecutor to leave the office since April.
Attorney: No racing at Renegade likely has bigger ramifications
GALIEN - A Michigan Court of Appeals ruling on the 2006 granting of a special use permit for a racetrack could have implications beyond Galien Township, the township's attorney believes.
N.H. lawyer out $240,000 in scam
A New Hampshire lawyer is out $240,000 after falling prey to an international Internet scam, The Associated Press reports, citing prosecutors.
Nevada attorney general to look for free lawyers to help women divorce abusive spouses
ELKO . (AP) Nevada state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto says shell help try to find family practice lawyers in northeast Nevada willing to donate time to help domestic violence victims divorce abusive husbands.
Olmsted County Attorney investigates allegations of voter fraud
Olmsted County Attorney Mark Ostrem has launched a voter fraud investigation after a conservative interest group alleged 42 felons in Rochester may have illegally voted in the 2008 election.
Mexico attorney general: Ju�rez explosion not narco-terrorism
Two Mexican police officers and a paramedic died in the explosion in Ju�rez, Mexico Attorney General Arturo Ch�vez said today. Ch�vez ruled out narco-terrorism during a news conference this morning in Mexico City. Video: Police killed in Ju�rez blast |
Lawyer charged after fight at Pa. courthouse
An attorney has been charged with assault after authorities say he repeatedly punched his opposing counsel during an argument in a northeastern Pennsylvania courthouse.
Jail for lawyer aiding Egypt's Blind Sheik
NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- A lawyer for the so-called Blind Sheik tied to the 1993 attacks on the World Trade Center was sentenced for aiding the terrorist leader, a New York court said. World Trade Center - Omar Abdel-Rahman - New York City - Egypt - NewYork
Trill Ent. Lawyer Indicted for Interfering With Murder Case
Filed under: Hip-Hop , Hip-Hop News , Busted If you've ever seen Peter "P'Ta Mon" John's advertisements for his legal practice, you probably won't be surprised to learn that the Baton Rouge lawyer is being indicted for interfering with a criminal case. The gangsta rap-friendly legal practitioner's ads offer a $500 "Expungement Special" and boast the catchy slogan "No Evidence -- No Conviction ...
Lawyer gets 18-36 months for sneaking drugs into jail
MEDIA COURTHOUSE A 62-year-old attorney who took advice from a 23-year-old client on how to smuggle drugs into Delaware Countys prison was formally sentenced Monday to serve 18 to 36 months in jail.
Attorney general says no 'narcoterrorism' in Mexico
Mexico's attorney general on Friday said he had no evidence that the country's drug gangs were involved in terrorism, after a deadly attack on two police cars in a northern border city.
Lawyer finds new career in cupcakes for men
There is a Rum and Coke, B-52, Sidecar and Driller. No, they are not cocktails, but cupcakes for men.
Limestone District Attorney Kristi Valls wins award from investigators association
MONTGOMERY -- Limestone County District Attorney Kristi Valls has been named the 2009-10 Alabama District Attorney of the Year.
Lawyer seeks $2M from Vicks family
The trustee in Michael Vick’s bankruptcy case is seeking repayment of at least $2 million that the NFL quarterback doled out to friends and family members in the months before he was sent to federal prison for running a dogfighting operation.
Civil Rights Attorney Lynne Stewart Resentenced to 10-Year TermNearly Five Times Her Original Sentence
The civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart's sentence was increased Thursday after an appeals court ruled that two years and four months of prison time was too light. Stewart was found guilty in 2005 of distributing press releases on behalf of her jailed client Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, also known as the "Blind Sheikh." We play excerpts of Lynne Stewart's last broadcast interview before she was ...
Limestone County District Attorney Named DA of the Year
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - Limestone County District Attorney Kristi Valls was honored Friday by the Alabama District Attorneys Investigators Association when they named her the 2009-2010 Alabama District Attorney of the Year.
Lawyer to fill late Sen. Byrd's seat
Gov. Joe Manchin has chosen former chief counsel Carte Goodwin, a member of a prominent West Virginia family, to succeed the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
Bogus lawyer frees 9 robbery suspects
A bogus Harare lawyer secured the release of nine suspected armed robbers and carjackers from remand prison in one month using fake High Court bail release orders.
Attorney accused in sex abuse case found dead
DECATUR - A Decatur attorney was found dead in his home Fridaymorning two days after he was arrested for alleged sexualmisconduct.
Decatur Attorney Found Dead
Decatur, IL- Decatur Police are investigating the death of Decatur based attorney Donald Brilley. According to police, uniformed officers were detailed to Brilley's residence in the 500 block of South
Lawyer accused of sex abuse found dead
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) -- The body of a Decatur attorney accused of sexual misconduct has been found in his home. Macon County Coroner Michael Day says the body of 53-year-old Donald E. Brilley was found Friday by a colleague of the lawyer.
Lawyer: Lohan Staying at Substance Abuse Facility
Lawyer: Lohan staying at substance abuse facility as she prepared to go to jail Lindsay Lohan - Robert Shapiro - People - Celebrities - Entertainment
Attorney Says City Of San Diego Can Eliminate Free Trash Pickup
The city can eliminate free trash pickup for single-family homes in residential neighborhoods, turn the service over to a private contractor and save $34 million a year, San Diego's city attorney said in a legal opinion released today.
Lindsay Lohan hires celebrity lawyer Shapiro
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro said Friday he had agreed to represent Lindsay Lohan, who is headed to jail next week for violating probation in a 2007 drug case. Shapiro, a key figure on O.J. Simpson's legal "dream team" in 1995, told The Associated Press he agreed to ...
Lawyer accused of sex abuse found dead
Associated Press - July 16, 2010 5:44 PM ET DECATUR, Ill. (AP) - The body of a Decatur attorney accused of sexual misconduct has been found in his home.
Attorney: Phoenix family raising girl didn't know she was kidnapped
A family that claimed to be part of a Romanian gypsy tradition said they were ''traumatized'' by seeing a 7-year-old missing California girl taken from them, and that they were raising the child at the request of the girl's biological relatives.
City Attorney: Ax Free Trash Pickup, Save $34M
The city can eliminate free trash pickup for single-family homes in residential neighborhoods, turn the service over to a private contractor and save $34 million a year, San Diego's city attorney said in a legal opinion released Friday.
Lindsay Lohan's New Lawyer: "She Is Suffering From a Disease"
Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer officially stepped forward todayand made sure everyone knew he wasn't taking the job to enable anymore ridiculous excuses. "I have agreed to...
Democratic Attorney General Candidates Debate Walker Case
Georgia Attorney General candidate Rob Tielhet is on his way back to Atlanta after a stop in Columbus Thursday. Tielhet released a political ad last week that centers on the death of Columbus resident Kenneth Walker in 2003.
Lawyer: Lohan staying at substance abuse facility
Lindsay Lohan has moved to a substance abuse facility and signed legal papers hiring celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro to represent her as she prepares to head to jail for violating probation in a 2007
Lindsay Lohan attorney says actress will go to jail
Lindsay Lohan's new attorney, celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro, said on Friday the troubled actress will got to jail as recently ordered by the judge overseeing her probation.
Lindsay Lohan Hires Celebrity Lawyer Shapiro
Celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro says he has agreed to represent Lindsay Lohan, who is scheduled to go to jail next week for a probation violation in a 2007 drug case. In a statement to The Associated Press, Shapiro said the conditions attached to his representation are that Lohan comply with terms of probation and the requirement of jail time. She is scheduled to begin serving a 90-day sentence ...
Attorney and former judge is the topic of gossip at the 22nd Judicial Circuit courthouse in St. Louis
BLOCK BLOCKED: Attorney and former St. Louis County Family Judge Susan Block is the talk of the 22nd Judicial Circuit courthouse in St. Louis.
Lohan hires celebrity lawyer Shapiro
Celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro has agreed to represent actor Lindsay Lohan, who is headed to jail next week for violating probation in a 2007 drug case.
Casey Anthony attorney wants 'illegally recorded' phone call with prisoner sealed
Casey Anthony attorney Jose Baez has asked the court to seal what he calls an illegally recorded phone conversation he had with a state prisoner who conspired with other female inmates to tell lies about his client.
OJ Lawyer Takes on LiLo's Case
O.J. Simpsons former lawyer has agreed to represent Lindsay Lohan -- but says the troubled starlet suffers from a disease and wont receive a dream team defense. Lindsay Lohan - O. J. Simpson - Lawyer - Robert Shapiro - Drug overdose
Midvale Defense Attorney wanted by Cottonwood Cops
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, UT (ABC 4 News) -Cottonwood PD is looking Midvale defense attorney Harold Stone III. Police tell ABC4 Stone was obsessed with his former sister-in-law, and even fired several...
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Insists on Jail!
Bob Shapiro makes jail time a condition of representation Kate Schwab Well theres a switch. Lindsay Lohan has a new lawyer representing her in her ongoing DUI mess. Celebrity attorney Bob Shapiro agreed to represent the troubled starlet on one condition. She has to go to jail. TMZ reports Shapiro, who famously defended O.J. Simpson, has confirmed that he told Lohan he would only work with her ...
Lindsay Lohan Hires Celebrity Lawyer
LOS ANGELES (AP) Lindsay Lohan has signed legal papers hiring celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro to represent her as she prepares to head to jail for violating probation in a 2007 drug case.
'Lohan is suffering from a disease,' lawyer says
Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer officially stepped forward today and made sure everyone knew he wasn't taking the job to enable anymore ridiculous excuses.
Midvale Defense Attorney wanted by Cottonwood Cops
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, UT (ABC 4 News) -Cottonwood PD is looking Midvale defense attorney Harold Stone III. Police tell ABC4 Stone was obsessed with his former sister-in-law, and even fired several rounds from a gun into her home. The Midvale attorney is being sought after by police, they served serve warrants on him earlier and say have an arrest warrant with his name on it. Police say Stone is ...