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Lance Armstrong's Lawyer: Stop Media Leaks
Attorney Claims Media Blitz over Doping is Unfair While Armstrong Competes in Final Tour de France
Attorney: Prosecutors scapegoating 3 men charged in deadly blaze at toxic ground zero tower
NEW YORK - A defense lawyer says three construction officials are being unfairly blamed for a blaze that killed two New York City firefighters at a condemned ground zero skyscraper.
Attorney For Teen Accused of Killing a Gay Classmate Wants New Judge
There's been another legal delay in local case that has garnered national attention.
Baker attorney: Fair trial impossible here
CHIPLEY A judge ruled Monday to postpone Susan Bakers child abuse trial another two months, when defense attorneys will argue the former baby sitter cant get a fair trial in Chipley or anywhere near here. The trial date, once scheduled for...
Lawyer seeks access to British author arrested in Singapore
SINGAPORE - 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.
Armstrong's lawyer complaining about leaks to media
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Lance Armstrong's attorney sent a letter to the federal prosecutor investigating the seven-time Tour de France winner and his associates for possible fraud and doping violations, complaining about leaks to the media.
Lawyer questions force in San Diego migrant death
Associated Press - July 19, 2010 9:04 PM ET SAN DIEGO (AP) - An attorney for the family of a Mexican man who died after being shocked with a stun gun by a U.S.
Lawyer questions force in San Diego migrant death
SAN DIEGO (AP) - An attorney for the family of a Mexican man who died after being shocked with a stun gun by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in San Diego says the sequence of events described in an autopsy report suggests excessive force.
Attorney: Prosecutors scapegoating 3 men charged in deadly blaze at toxic ground zero tower
Three construction company figures have been unfairly blamed for a blaze that killed two firefighters in a condemned ground zero skyscraper where city officials have acknowledged oversight failu...
Lawyer questions force in San Diego migrant death
Associated Press - July 19, 2010 9:04 PM ET SAN DIEGO (AP) - An attorney for the family of a Mexican man who died after being shocked with a stun gun by a U.S.
Lawyer questions force in San Diego migrant death
An attorney for the family of a Mexican man who died after being shocked with a stun gun by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in San Diego says the sequence of events described in an autopsy report suggests excessive force.
SHERIFF'S RACE: County attorney to look into documents questioning Jones' eligibilty to run for sheriff
The county attorney's office will review documentation from GOP Sheriff's candidate Robert Arnold's campaign calling into question incumbent Sheriff Truman Jones eligibility to run for sheriff and then report the results to the mayor and county election commission.
Van der Sloot's former attorney rejects lawsuit claims
The attorney who represented Joran van der Sloot during his confession in the case of the killing of a Peruvian woman says that van der Sloot hired her to be his attorney, contradicting a claim he makes in a pending lawsuit.
Attorney: San Diego migrant died from Taser shots
An attorney for a Mexican man who died after being shocked with a stun gun by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer said Monday the sequence of events described in an autopsy report bolsters his case that the officer used excessive force.
Fiesta campaign donations claims referred to AG
The Arizona Attorney General's Office has been asked to conduct a criminal investigation into claims that current and former Fiesta Bowl employees made illegal campaign contributions to politicians friendly to the bowl. Secretary of State Ken Bennett requested the probe in a letter to Attorney General Terry Goddard last Friday.
Lindsay Lohan 's just-hired lawyer Robert Shapiro quits the night before she heads to jail: report
Lindsay Lohan was reportedly scrambling for a new lawyer Monday night as she prepared to go to jail Tuesday.
Tour de France notes: Lance lawyer decries media leaks
Tour de France notes: Lance lawyer decries media leaks
Fiesta campaign donations claims referred to AG
The Arizona Attorney General's Office has been asked to conduct a criminal investigation into claims that current and former Fiesta Bowl employees made illegal campaign contributions to politicians friendly to the bowl.
Home of PI Balas lawyer ransacked
By FMT Team KUALA LUMPUR: Private investigator P Balasubramaniams lawyer Manjeet Singh Dhillions house here was broken into, ransacked and a laptop was removed. Manjeet, who is currently in London with Bala, believes the robbery was not a random incident and expressed concern at attempts to interfere with the contents on his laptop. I have serious concerns that attempts might be made by ...
Lohan's lawyer calls it quits
Lindsay Lohan's legal troubles soared to new heights on Thursday when her lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, flew the coop, reports celebrity gossip site TMZ. com.
Lawyer questions force in San Diego migrant death
SAN DIEGO (AP) An attorney for the family of a Mexican man who died after being shocked with a stun gun by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in San Diego says the sequence of events described in an autopsy report suggests excessive force. The report by the San Diego County medical examiner's office says 42-year-old Anastasio Hernandez became unresponsive shortly after he was hit by ...
Lawyer questions force in San Diego migrant death
An attorney for the family of a Mexican man who died after being shocked with a stun gun by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in San Diego says...
Attorney General moves towards increasing Patel sentence
Attorney General Cameron Dick has protested against the seven year sentence awarded to Dr. Jayant Patel on grounds that it is inadequate and fails to do justice to the seriousness of the crime. He said, The grounds of this appeal are that these sentences are inadequate in all the circumstances and fail to reflect the gravity of the offences.
Oregon Attorney General wants to shut down Veterans of Oregon nonprofit
The Department of Justice has sued the nonprofit veterans group and its for-profit fundraiser, Associated Community Services, saying it "spent nothing or only token amounts on the programs described" in solicitations. The state alleges that much of the remaining 20 percent went to founder John Neuman and his associates' expenses for the $6 medals and travel to award ceremonies.
Gov. Paterson Spent $700,000 on Lawyer Fees
Gov. David Paterson has paid $700,000 in lawyer fees to fight off a probe headed by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.
Lawyer: Minneapolis Park Police chief is fired
Bradley Johnson, chief of the Minneapolis Park Police, has been fired, according to his attorney. The grounds for his dismissal have not been made public.
Oh, Goodness: Lindsay Lohan's New Lawyer Robert Shapiro Quits [Representation]
# representation Lindsay Lohan 's latest lawyer, former O.J. Simpson attorney Robert Shapiro whom she hired when her previous lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley , fled screaming into the mountains met with Lohan's judge to say he "could no longer represent her." [ TMZ ] More��
Attorney Robert Shapiro Quits Lindsay Lohan Case
Looks like Lindsay Lohan's problems just got bigger. On the night before she's supposed to begin her 90 day jail sentence, Lindsay's lawyer of less than a week, Robert Shapiro informed judge Marsha Revel that he will no longer be...
Ind. Attorney General requests New Albany doctor's license be revoked
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (WHAS11) -- Indiana's Attorney General has filed documents asking the state's medical licensing board to revoke the license of Dr. Glen Ballengee who works for Dr. Kamal Tiwari. ����������� Last month, WHAS cameras were rolling as Dr. Tiwari went back to work after being indicted for fraud and illegal drug distribution.� Tawari can still practice medicine, but he cannot write ...
Asst. District Attorney fired. Cause still uncertain.
A Mecklenburg County Assistant District Attorney who says he has a solid record and is now running to be a judge, was fired late last week.� Monday night he talked about it with WBTV Anchor Molly Grantham.
Lawyer leading fundraiser in Assembly race
Jennifer Whalen's fundraising tops not only her foes, but also incumbent Reilly's
Retrocommissions for Pakistan subs: Lawyer
A judge in France investigating a 2002 bombing in Karachi that killed 11 DCN employees has confirmed the existence of illegal r�trocommissions linked to the sale of submarines to Pakistan. This was revealed by a lawyer for the victims families, according to a French general information magazine. Retrocommissions are funds skimmed off commissions/kickbacks paid [...]
Robert Shapiro steps down as Lindsay Lohan's attorney
Attorney Robert Shapiro quits representing the troubled actress after less than a week. LOS ANGELES -- Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan is spending her last night of freedom Tweeting about her upcoming incarceration.
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.
Shapiro reportedly quits as Lohan's attorney
TMZ reported on Monday night that the attorney let Judge Marsha Revel, the Superior Court judge overseeing the actress case, know that he is not representing the star any longer.
Oklahoma Attorney Drew Edmondson still leads money race, but U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin is catching up
Fallin raises nearly $300,000 more than Edmondson in the past 3 months, putting her slightly more than $100,000 behind in money raised so far in the gubernatorial race. Both face contenders in next week's primary election.
Rotellini vies for Attorney General post
Felecia Rotellini might not be from state but she is all about helping the people of Arizona in her campaign for Attorney General.
Attorney wants trooper's file
BELLEFONTE The attorney for one of the men accused in a string of armed robberies argued in court Monday that she should be allowed to review the personnel file of a Rockview state police trooper involved in the investigation.
US Senate committee to consider ND attorney nominee
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will again consider North Dakota's U.S. attorney nominee during a hearing today on Capitol Hill.
Lawyer says excessive force used in taser death
A lawyer for the family of a Mexican man who died after being tased by a Border Patrol agent says the autopsy report suggests excessive force was used.
Lohan attorney quits hours before court
LINDSAY Lohans new attorney Robert Shapiro quit today just hours before the actress was to front a Los Angeles court to begin her 90-day jail sentence.
Lawyer says SC decision against comfort women riddled with plagiarized statements
BY ELLEN TORDESILLAS IN the sunset of their lives, 17 Malaya Lolas (Liberated Grandmothers) staged a rally Monday before the Supreme Court protesting the plagiarism in the decision that denied them remedy for the wartime savagery they suffered. CenterLaws Harry Roque, counsel for 40 grandmothers who were forced to serve as comfort women to Japanese soldiers during ...
Grand Island hires city engineer and assistant city attorney
The city of Grand Island has hired two new employees -- a city engineer and an assistant city attorney.
Saudi Arabia- Lawyer threatens action against court over MBC lawsuit
Saudi Arabia- Lawyer threatens action against court over MBC lawsuit
Lawyer quits as Li-Lo prepares for jail
LINDSAY Lohans new attorney Robert Shapiro has quit - just hours before the actress was to front a Los Angeles court to begin her 90-day jail sentence.
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.
Trooper-lawyer plans to fight for children
Mike Perkins has become accustomed to answering questions from the witness stand during his 16 years as a Maryland State Police trooper
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.
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.
Lawyer threatens action against court over MBC lawsuit
20 July 2010 JEDDAH: A Saudi lawyer has said he will sue Riyadh's summary court after it refused to consider his lawsuit against satellite television channel MBC.