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Palm Beach County bomb squad investigating fire in U.S. attorney's mailbox
Palm Beach County bomb squad investigating fire in U.S. attorney's mailbox
Follieri's lawyer denies early jail release
A lawyer for Anne Hathaway's conman ex-lover Raffaello Follieri has dismissed reports he will be released from U.S. prison this month (Jul10) and return to his native Italy to serve the remainder of his sentence.
Former Boulder County DA Mary Lacy working as defense attorney
Defense attorney Mary Lacy, left, speaks with her client, Nancy Marks, before a court appearance at the Boulder County Justice Center on Tuesday. At right is Lacy s law firm partner, Pete Maguire. The two formerly served as top prosecutors in Boulder County.
Ex-lawyer Hicks should clear his name
David Hicks' former lawyer says he should have his name cleared of any terrorism links.
Multiple agencies investigating fire in U.S. attorney's mailbox
Multiple agencies investigating fire in U.S. attorney's mailbox
Follieri's lawyer denies early jail release
A lawyer for Anne Hathaway's conman ex-boyfriend says his client will not be let out of jail early. Raffaello Follieri will not be leaving a U.S. prison this month and will not return to his native Italy to serve the remainder of his sentence.
Follieri's lawyer denies early jail release
A lawyer for Anne Hathaway's conman ex-boyfriend says her client will not be let out of jail early.
Jerry Brown: Attorney general by day, gubernatorial candidate also by day
His high-profile actions as the state's top prosecutor have helped keep his campaign in the spotlight. But wooing the media while minding state ethics laws is a tough balancing act. Standing before a bank of television cameras, photographers and reporters, Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown announced last week that he was filing a lawsuit against the nation's two largest mortgage lenders and the federal ...
Streamline native courts with civil and syariah, says lawyer
By Joseph Tawie KUCHING: Prominent native customary rights (NCR) land lawyer Baru Bian has called for the upgrading of the native courts system in Sarawak. I support and agree that the native courts system should be upgraded to make it parallel with the systems of the syariah and civil courts. The native court should therefore be well structured and funded. Its powers and jurisdiction must be ...
Lawyer: Lindsay 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.
WZZM 13 Vote 2010 Michigan Election Poll shows even race in GOP attorney general Primary
A new statewide poll shows State Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop and former Congressman Bill Schuette in a statistically even race to become the Republican nominee for Michigan Attorney General, but most primary voters are still undecided.
District Attorney : Retry 3 for rape at dorm
WEST CHESTER The district attorney's office will ask a Common Pleas Court judge to reconsider his decision to bar the retrial of three men accused of raping a Lincoln University student after a mistrial was declared in the case.
Lohan Hires Celebrity Lawyer Robert 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.
International Lawyer: The choreography is some of the best I've ever seen
Its enjoyable. The music is great, Mr. Bartel commented.
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.
Gambia: Lawyer Hajum Gaye Addresses Court in Human Right Case
Hagum Gaye, Counsel for ADG) Edwin Nebolisa, the Director of 'Africa for Democracy and Good Governance' (on Tuesday addressed Banjul Magistrates' Court presided by Magistrate Abeke.
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.
AG wannabes are 'hooky' monsters
ALBANY -- Attorney-general hopefuls Richard Brodsky and Eric Schneiderman are among the Legislature's biggest truants this year, often skipping out on their current jobs as they seek higher office, a Post analysis has found. Brodsky, a Westchester assemblyman, missed three out of every 10 session days for a total...
State to appeal Patel sentence
ATTORNEY-General and Minister for Industrial Relations Cameron Dick has lodged an appeal against the 'inadaquete' sentence imposed on Jayant Patel.
Attorney-General appeals Patel sentence
Attorney-General Cameron Dick appeals seven-year jail term handed down to surgeon Jayant Patel.
LiLo's dad slams new lawyer over lack of court appeal
New York, July 19 : Lindsay Lohan's dad Michael has slammed her new lawyer, Robert Shapiro over lack of court appeal.
Lawyer seeks access to British author arrested in Singapore
SINGAPORE, Monday 19 July 2010 (AFP) - A human rights lawyer on Monday said he was urgently seeking access to a British writer arrested in Singapore after launching a book on executions and the justice system in the city-state.
UDD lawyer to petition against DSI
The United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship will this week petition two independent agencies to investigage the Department Special Investigation (DSI) for alleged malfeasance, UDD lawyer Karom Polthaklang said on Monday.
State to appeal Patel sentence
ATTORNEY-General and Minister for Industrial Relations Cameron Dick has lodged an appeal against the 'inadequate' sentence imposed on Jayant Patel.
US attorney's Palm Beach Gardens mailbox set on fire
The FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and U.S. Postal Service are investigating a firework that set off a fire in the mailbox of an assistant U.S. Attorney's home today .
P.E. Lawyer Hangs New Shingle
Mr. Hudson, who has held senior roles at law firms Proskauer Rose , OMelveny & Myers and SJ Berwin , was backed by a group of undisclosed private equity firms.
President of Macon NAACP Endorses Rob Teilhet for Attorney General at Stop the Violence Tour
Press Release: Macon, GAToday Al Tillman, the Chairman of the American Red Cross Minority Recruitment Board and the President of the Macon Chapter of the NAACP, endorsed Rob Teilhet for Attorney General.
Alleged Mossad agent fights extradition to Germany
A lawyer for Uri Brodsky, an alleged Mossad agent under arrest in Poland, says he has appealed a Polish court's decision to extradite him to Germany.
Local attorney is ´┐Żnot surprised´┐Ż 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.
Federal agencies investigate fire in US attorney's Palm Beach Gardens mailbox
The FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and U.S. Postal Service are investigating a firework that set off a fire in the mailbox of an assistant U.S. attorney's home Sunday evening.
Multiple agencies investigating fire in U.S. attorney's mailbox
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Department sent out a bomb squad to the home after the attorney saw the mailbox in flames. The house is in Caloosa, an equestrian community northwest of Palm Beach Gardens.
Edgar County state's attorney is new circuit judge
CHARLESTON The Edgar County state's attorney has a new title judge. Matthew Sullivan, 40, of Paris, was sworn in as a circuit judge in the Fifth Judicial Circuit on July 9. read more
Asst. US Attorney's mailbox set on fire
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a firework sparked a blaze in the mailbox of an assistant U.S. attorney.
Twin Cities Attorney, Accused of Sexual Conduct, Goes on Trial
A prominent Twin Cities attorney goes on trial Monday for allegedly having sex with a teenage boy. Aaron Biber is charged with criminal sexual conduct and soliciting a minor. Prosecutors say he sent sexual text messages and photos to a 15 year-old boy, got him drunk and had sex with him.
Twin Cities Attorney, Accused of Sexual Conduct, Goes on Trial
A prominent Twin Cities attorney goes on trial Monday for allegedly having sex with a teenage boy. Aaron Biber is charged...
Leading Commercial Trial Attorney Joins Payton & Associates
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - 07/19/10) - Miami commercial litigation firm Payton & Associates LLC is pleased to announce the return of trial attorney Teresa J. Urda in an Of Counsel capacity. "Our firm is committed to achieving the best results for our clients by approaching litigation with common sense, and providing services of value, while adhering to the highest professional and ethical ...
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.
Asst. US Attorneys mailbox set on fire
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Authorities are investigating after a firework sparked a blaze in the mailbox of an assistant U.S. attorney. Carlos Baixauli, a spokesman for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, said there is no...
Assistant US Attorney's Mailbox Set On Fire
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Authorities are investigating after a firework sparked a blaze in the mailbox of an assistant U.S. attorney.
Lindsay Lohan's Dad Blasts New Lawyer, Robert Shapiro, Over Lack of Court Appeal
Michael Lohan is praying for his daughter and is frustrated with her current legal team. Sheena Sharma Though Lindsay Lohan has infamously never gotten along very well with father Michael, he is now expressing his opinions on the way her new lawyer is dealing with her case. Michael is furious that attorney Robert Shapiro wants Lindsay to stay in the Pickford Lofts sober-living house, in which ...
Oz Attorney-General files appeal against 'inadequate' Jayant Patel sentence
Brisbane, July 19 : Attorney General and Minister for Industrial Relations Cameron Dick has lodged an appeal in the Court of Appeal in Brisbane against the inadequate sentences imposed on controversial Indian-origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel for manslaughter and grievous bodily harm.
Lawyer succumbed to the siren call of music
OBITUARY: Ken Tribe. Lawyer and arts administrator. Born Sydney, February 6, 1914. Died Sydney, July 16, age 96.
Attorney General files brief arguing constitutionality of Open Meetings Act
The office of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed a brief, that Abbott states, fights to protect transparency and openness in government on Monday, July 12. The brief was in defense of the constitutionality of the Texas Open Meetings Act.
Lindsay Lohan Hires Lawyer Robert Shapiro
Celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro said Friday he has agreed to help U.S. actress Lindsay Lohan fight her legal battles. Lindsay Lohan, 24, was sentenced this month to 90 days in jail for violating her probation following a 2007 driving under the influence conviction.
Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. Hires New SEC Attorney Michael A. Littman of Arvada, CO.
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - 07/19/10) - Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (Pinksheets: PRRY - News ) is pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Littman as their new SEC attorney. Michael has over 35 years experience as an SEC attorney. Attorney Littman will help the company reach necessary SEC requirements for all requirements to get them to the NASDAQ. CEO, Kurt Neubauer, said in a statement ...
Attorney: Mom found guilty of nearly starving son now pregnant
Villarreals 4 other children are in foster care
State's Attorney Calls Suspect's Statement 'Chilling'
WARNING: Some details of this story are disturbing and may not be suitable for a young audience. The Waterbury state's attorney says the statement of Francisco Cruz, accused in the rape and death of a 16-year-old girl, the "most chilling" statements from a suspect he has ever read.
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Attorney helps Haitian attain temporary protected status
It was a very scary moment for him, Myrthil said. The quake was devastating, and he had two small children still living there. The client had been in America for several years, trying to make a better life for his family and working toward obtaining U.S. citizenship.
WLNS TV 6 Lansing Jackson Michigan News and Weather - WLNS.COM | Attorney Challenges Sobriety Tests
A local attorney is challenging the state police crime lab on how scientists measure blood alcohol tests. He says the tests are not reliable. It's a message police make clear all the time- over the limit, under arrest, but now one local attorney is fighting how the limit is measured.