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The lawyer who hopes Baroness Ashton can free her from Gaza
The EU's top foreign policy official will be urged tomorrow to step up pressure on Israel to open its Erez crossing to more Gazans after a Supreme Court decision barred a lawyer from travelling to the West Bank for a master's degree course in democracy and human rights.
Attorney General candidates debate whether health care is a right or a privilege
TAMPA A lawsuit challenging the federal health care legislation provoked the most conflict during a forum Friday for Florida's attorney general candidates.
LiLo hires celeb lawyer Shapiro
Celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro has agreed to represent fallen-from-grace actor Lindsay Lohan.
Lawyer: Lohan staying at substance abuse facility
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.
Lindsay Lohan Hires Celebrity Lawyer Shapiro
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 represent Lohan only if she does her jail time and complies with the terms of her probation. He also said he would help the ...
Lindsay Lohan lawyer says actress will go to jail
LOS ANGELES, July 17 Lindsay Lohans new attorney, celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro, said yesterday the troubled actress will go to jail as recently ordered by the judge overseeing her probation. Last week, California Superior Court Judge Marsha Revel ordered Lohan to begin serving a 90-day jail sentence on July 20 for violating the terms of her ...
Lawyer: Lohan staying at substance abuse facility
LOS ANGELES (AP) - 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 drug case. Shapiro, a key figure on O.J. Simpson's legal "dream team" in ...
Lindsay Lohan will go to jail: attorney
Lindsay Lohan's new attorney, celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro, says the troubled actress will got to jail as recently ordered by the judge overseeing her probation.
Midvale attorney faces arrest warrant in stalking case
A Salt Lake County defense attorney was wanted by police Friday in connection with a bizarre case involving alleged stalking...
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 drug case.
Attorney seek sentencing postponement in Garcia murder case
Lawyers for the two convicted killers of Fairfield Councilman Matt Garcia want to postpone their clients' sentencing that is scheduled for Monday.
Celebrity lawyer takes on Lindsay Lohan's case
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.
Scranton attorney arraigned on painkiller charges
A Scranton lawyer accused of fraudulently obtaining painkillers from 33 different doctors to feed a $3,000 a month drug habit was arrested Friday and released on unsecured bail.Attorney Robert Foley, 39, of 1034 Woodlawn St., allegedly had the prescrip
Top lawyer Shapiro takes over Lohan's legal affairs
O.J. Simpson's former lawyer Robert Shapiro has agreed to take over as Lindsay Lohan's attorney and reveals the actress has accepted she has a substance abuse problem.
Candidates For Attorney General Face Off In First Televised Debate
Attorney General candidates Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey, Eric Dinallo, Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman faced off Friday in the first New York attorney general Democratic primary debate, airing on WABC-TV.
Lohan will go to jail - new attorney
Lindsay Lohan's new attorney, celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro, said the troubled actress will go to jail as recently ordered by the judge overseeing her probation
Robert Shapiro - Top Lawyer Shapiro Takes Over Lohans Legal Affairs
O.J. SIMPSON's former lawyer ROBERT SHAPIRO has agreed to take over as LINDSAY LOHAN's attorney and reveals the actress has accepted she has a substance...
Letters: Florida must have attorney general who can sue BP
Letters: Florida must have attorney general who can sue BP
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 drug case.
Attorney general candidates debate whether health care is a right or a privilege
Candidates for Florida attorney general argue whether insurance coverage is a right or a privilege.
Attorney Michael Napoleone, president of the Palm Beach County Bar Association
Attorney Michael Napoleone, president of the Palm Beach County Bar Association
Attorney for Indicted Cemetery Director Speaks Out
The attorney for an area cemetery director who was indicted on charges of theft by deception last month, is speaking out.
Lawyer Charged After Slugging Opposing Counsel at Courthouse
An attorney has been charged with assault after authorities say he repeatedly punched his opposing counsel during an argument in a Pennsylvania courthouse. Police say Michael Rauch threw three roundhouse punches at attorney John Fisher at the Lackawanna County Courthouse in Scranton on Thursday. According to court papers, Rauch told sheriff's deputies that he had told Fisher to leave him alone ...
Attorney, engineer approved
The Mandeville City Council Thursday evening unanimously approved Mayor Donald Villeres appointments for a new city attorney and new city engineer.
Lohan hires lawyer Robert Shapiro
LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- Celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro said Friday he has agreed to help U.S. actress Lindsay Lohan fight her legal battles. Lindsay Lohan - Robert Shapiro - LOS ANGELES - Actor - United States
Lohan sentence harsh - lawyer
Lindsay Lohan and her lawyer say her 90-day jail sentence for violating her probation is harsh.
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer quits
Lindsay Lohan will be going to jail without one of her biggest advocates after he lawyer quit.
Library attorney changes story
DeKALB The attorney for the DeKalb Public Library said Friday he now believes the library board did not commit an Open Meetings Act violation when it voted in closed session to enter into a purchase agreement to buy the old DeKalb Clinic property.
LiLo hires celeb lawyer Shapiro
Celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro has agreed to represent fallen-from-grace actor Lindsay Lohan.
City attorney outlines way to charge for trash collection
City Attorney Jan Goldsmith is proposing a plan that could lead to something that so far has been legally and politically impossible: getting all San Diego city homeowners to pay for their trash collection.
Midvale attorney accused of stalking co-worker
Cottonwood Heights police are looking a Midvale attorney who's facing several charges.
Lawyer says Lohan is going to jail
Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer Robert Shapiro confirms that the actress will go to jail.
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 seeks team for Kilpatrick
Detroit --First, ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick pleaded poverty, saying he can't afford to pay for his own attorney to represent him as he fights federal charges.
Attorney contempt citation reversed
Detroit -- The Michigan Court of Appeals has reversed a judge's contempt ruling against an assistant Wayne County prosecutor that landed her in jail last year.
Lawyer: Unreleased letters merit new murder trial
KANSAS CITY (AP) -- Oral arguments in the Missouri Court of Appeals typically draw few spectators, but the 20-year saga of a man convicted of killing a mother of five as she slept in her rural Missouri farm home is far from typical.
Lawyer for the poor turns his attention to consumers
FAIRBANKS One of Alaskas top legal advocates for the poor has accepted a state job in the consumer affairs section of the Attorney Generals Office. Andy Harrington worked for Alaska Legal Serv...
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.
Son of prominent attorney busted for tax fraud
SAUGUS - The son of a prominent local attorney is facing federal fraud charges for allegedly hiding his winnings on two $1 million lottery scratch tickets while filing for bankruptcy.
Austin law firm says ex-Attorney General Al Gonzales is leasing space, not an employee
AUSTIN - Former U.S. Attorney General Al Gonzales listed a new business address several months ago with the Texas Bar Association at the law offices of Cammack Strong in Austin.
Lawyer threatens to sue over Kartel's detention
ENTERTAINER Adidjah Palmer, better known as Vybz Kartel, was still being held by the police up to last night, even though his lawyer said Security Minister Dwight Nelson had ordered his release from Thursday.
Lawyer: Lohan staying at substance abuse facility
LOS ANGELES (AP) 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 drug case. Shapiro, a key figure on O.J. Simpson's legal "dream team" in 1995, confirmed Lohan was staying at Pickford Lofts, a treatment center Shapiro founded after his son died ...
Lawyer wins permission to see Tareq Aziz in prison
The Jordan-based lawyer of Iraq's jailed former deputy prime minister Tareq Aziz said on Saturday that he has secured Baghdad's permission to visit his client in prison.
Defense lawyer barred from driver's evaluation
SALEM The lawyer for a Beverly man accused of running down a pedestrian will not be allowed to sit in while a psychiatrist hired by the prosecution evaluates the suspect. Nor will prosecutors be required to videotape the interview of Scott Soreff by the state's expert, Salem Superior Court Judge Timothy Feeley ruled yesterday.
Attorney for sewer district seeking $17,000 in new suit
LOCKPORT--For the third time, former Niagara County Sewer District attorney Robert S. Roberson filed a lawsuit Friday, seeking more than $17,000 in legal fees he says he is owed from 2004 and 2005.
Jury convicts attorney of mortgage fraud
STATESBORO, GA - After a three-day trial, a jury in federal district court returned a guilty verdict yesterday against Emanuel County, Georgia attorney John R. Thompson on mortgage fraud charges. The case was tried before District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield at the U.S. Courthouse in Statesboro, Georgia.
Lindsay Lohans New Lawyer: She Has a Disease
LINDSAY Lohans new lawyer thinks she is suffering from a disease. Robert Shapiro who announced he had officially agreed to take on the Mean Girls actress case Friday has confirmed she will still go to prison on Tuesday, but he hopes to help her implement a treatment approach for her long term sobriety and [...]
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer talks
'Mean Girls' actress Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer Robert Shapiro admits he thinks she is ''suffering from a disease'' and needs long term help for her sobriety.
Ferrer sworn in as U.S. Attorney of S. Fla
DOWNTOWN MIAMI, Fla. (WSVN) -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida has been sworn in. Officials held a swearing in ceremony for U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer on Friday. While, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on hand as the keynote speaker.
Lindsay Lohans New Lawyer: Suffering From Disease
Lindsay Lohans new lawyer thinks she is suffering from a disease. Robert Shapiro, who announced he had officially agreed to take on the Mean Girls actress case yesterday, July 16, has confirmed she will still go to prison on Tuesday, July 20, but he hopes to help her implement a treatment approach for her long [...]