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Galvan trial: Joe Galvan's lawyer finishes closing statement
John Livesay, Joe Galvan's lawyer, spent nearly an hour and a half delivering his closing argument. Jennifer Galvan, 29, and her 26-year-old husband, Joe Galvan, are charged with felony murder, torture and first-degree child abuse in the Jan. 15 death of Joe Galvan's daughter, Prhaze.
Galvan trial: Jennifer Galvan's lawyer finishes closing statement
Wyatt Harris, Jennifer Galvan's lawyer, took about an hour and a half to deliver his closing statement. Jennifer Galvan, 29, and her 26-year-old husband, Joe Galvan, are charged with felony murder, torture and first-degree child abuse in the Jan. 15 death of Joe Galvan's daughter, Prhaze.
State Attorney Explains Accused Cop Killer Dontae Morris' Jacksonville Connection
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- So far it appears the connections of accused cop killer Dontae Morris to Jacksonville and warrants in Duval County with his name on them are tenuous, said State Attorney Angela Corey.
County attorney cautions residents about asphalt scam
The Leavenworth County attorney is cautioning local residents about a scam that appears to be targeted at the elderly.
Attorney appeals release of jail calls in Michael Brewer case
A defense attorney on Friday appealed a judge's ruling allowing the Sun Sentinel to have edited recordings of jail calls made by three teens accused of setting Michael Brewer on fire in October.
Settlement will stand in Michigan bullying case, lawyer says
A school district agreed to settle a lawsuit over bullying - a day before a judge threw out an $800,000 jury verdict in the case, a lawyer said today.
Lawyer of massacre witness ambushed
The lawyer of a prosecution witness in the Nov. 23 Maguindanao massacre sustained minor injuries in an ambush Friday by unidentified gunmen.
Attorney general: Rapid City can't issue refunds for Melody Acres
Attorney General Marty Jackley has advised the Rapid CityCouncil it lacks the legal authority to refund more than $1,000 indevelopment fees to four residents in the Melody Acressubdivision.
Lawyer of massacre witness attacked
Gunmen yesterday attacked a lawyer of a witness in last years massacre of 57 people in the southern Philippines, a city police chief said.
Alaska attorney general: Dept. of Law erred in hiring advice to governor
JUNEAU, Alaska - Attorney General Dan Sullivan says the Department of Law erred in its advice to Alaska's governor about hiring a legislator to serve in a newly created military affairs adviser rol...
MACC relays questions to Bala via lawyer
PUTRAJAYA The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has submitted questions to P Balasubramaniam through his lawyer. . MACC director of investigation Mustafar Ali said the MACC sent the questions to the private investigator's lawyer, Americk Sidhu, by courier yesterday afternoon.
Q&A with Attorney Douglas Sheff
Long-time attorney Douglas Sheff has a history of civil litigation and taking on personal injury cases and causes for clients.
Lawyer in Wienckowski case unsatisfied with result of meeting
The lawyer looking into Amanda L. Wienckowski's death on behalf of her family said he did not come any closer today to getting all the documents, photographs and other evidence that he says could cast a negative light on how authorities investigated the case.
Santa Cruz attorney's office torched
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. The Santa Cruz city attorney's office was set on fire early Friday, but a private security guard heard a burglar alarm and called for fire crews before the building was significantly damaged, authorities reported.
Attorney returns from Iraq
Wrona Law Firm attorney Jeffrey Colemere says he looks differently at the American flag since returning this spring from a nine-month deployment in
UPDATE: Attorney gets bail, but dog returned to pound
A Bakersfield defense attorney arrested Thursday was released on bail Friday but his dog, impounded and then released Thursday, was returned to the dog pound. Channel 17 unearthed details about...
Lawyer To Appeal Decision In Case Of Slain Kids
Two men convicted in the near-beheadings of their three young relatives won't get a new trial despite the failure of the trial judge to disclose notes he received from the jury, an appeals court has ruled.
Victoria lawyer vies for spot on ABC reality show with dubious dance moves
Professionally embarrassing or endearing?
EXCLUSIVE: Stearns County Attorney Talks to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS
Speaking exclusively to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS, Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall referred to the items removed from the Rassier property as evidence"...
Newton lawyer files lawsuit against Apple
BOSTON -- The iPhone 4 is the hot gadget of the summer, but its not all good news for Apple.
EXCLUSIVE: Stearns County Attorney Talks to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS
Speaking exclusively to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS, Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall referred to the items removed from the Rassier property as evidence. Kendall also notes that we havent seen everything removed from the rural Central Minnesota farm.
City Attorney Takes Heat For Outside Legal Work
Kansas City's city attorney has admitted to working on a private case on city time.
Elmore's lawyer argues for conditional sentence
A lawyer for an unlicensed Kemptville financial planner who fleeced 30 investors of $3 million argued Wednesday he shouldn't go to jail and can't repay his victims.[...]
Attorney for Todd Brown's Family Reacts to Certification Hearing Outcome
After months of waiting and uncertainty, the family of Todd Brown now knows the accused killer of their loved one will face trial as an adult. Mark McDaniel is the attorney representing Todd Brown's family. WHNT NEWS 19 spoke with McDaniel on Friday and he says the family feels the judge issued a just ruling.
Lawyer: Russian diplomat told daughter, NY spy suspect, to see police about fake passport
NEW YORK - A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy in New York says her father told her to go to police with a fake passport an undercover FBI agent gave her.
Lawyer: Russian diplomat told daughter, NY spy suspect, to see police about fake passport
A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy said Friday that her father told her to go to police with a fake passport an undercover FBI agent had given to her, leading to h...
Lawyer: NY spy suspect's dad told her to see cops
Associated Press - July 2, 2010 9:55 PM ET NEW YORK (AP) - A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy in New York says her father told her to go to police with a fake...
Lawyer: NY spy suspect's dad toldher to see cops
A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy said Friday that her father told her to go to police with a fake passport an undercover FBI agent had given to her, leading to her arrest and solitary...
Lawyer: NY spy suspect's dad told her to see cops
A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy said Friday that her father told her to go to police with a fake passport an undercover FBI agent had given to her, leading to her arrest and solitary confinement. Russia - Federal Bureau of Investigation - New York City - Espionage - New York
Attorney general candidate Olens supports term limits
Sam Olens is optimistic that he can win the Republican nomination for attorney general without a runoff. To me theres never been a better time to be attorney general, Olens said during a discus...
Rios' attorney hopes trial won't proceed
State Rep. Tara R. Rios trial for her alleged involvement in a kickback scheme nears, but her attorney expressed hope Friday that the U.S. Attorneys Office would not proceed with charges against her.
Lawyer: Russian diplomat told daughter, NY spy suspect, to see police about fake passport
A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy said that her father told her to go to police with a fake passport an undercover FBI agent had given to her, leading to her arrest and solitary confinement.
Lawyer: NY spy suspect's dad told her to see cops
This undated image taken from the Russian social networking website "Odnoklassniki", or Classmates, shows a woman journalists have identified as Anna Chapman, who appeared at a hearing Monday, June 28, 2010 in New York federal court.
Dallas lawyer testifies for Kagan on behalf of American Bar Association
A North Texas woman was among those speaking on behalf of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan this week during the U.S. solicitor general's Senate confirmation hearing.
Pendleton attorney to interview for Suporeme Court vacancy on Tuesday
Pendleton attorney Bryce Owens has been scheduled to appear for an interview on Tuesday as he attempts to join the Indiana Supreme Court.
District Attorney say he won't enforce gun laws
The Jackson County district attorney says it's now OK to carry a concealed weapon in his county. But, the sheriff and Black River Falls police chief say they'll continue to arrest people for breaking the law.
Lawyer: NY Spy Suspect's Dad Told Her to See Cops
Lawyer: Russian diplomat told daughter, NY spy suspect, to see police about fake passport Police - Lawyer - Fake passport - United States - Russia
Attorney files lawsuit against Stark treasurer
in spite of the fact that attorney Craig T. Conley issued a public statement on Wednesday indicating he would file a civil lawsuit against Stark County Treasurer Gary Zeigler by Tuesday if the county prosecutor's office did not file said suit, Conley appears to have made his move a bit early.
KC city attorney confirmed he handled additional private legal cases
City Halls top lawyer confirmed Friday that he had handled two additional private legal cases for a Cass County family. On Thursday, Galen Beaufort, the city attorney for Kansas City, had said that he helped a 19-year-old woman in Cass County with a minor traffic offense during regular business hours, and that it was the only private work he had done.
Could your attorney be an imposter?
"It's not like he's dancing around the edges. He's saying he's an attorney when he's not."
Attorney questions magistrates impartiality
MICHIGAN CITY An attorney told Magistrate Judge Greta Friedman on Tuesday he questions her ability to remain impartial. Friedman rejected his clients guilty plea in a fatal hit-and-run earlier this year, saying she felt the womans charge was not as serious as it should have been.
Lawyer: Records dump a mix-up
Boxes of patient records from a Charlotte psychologist's practice were left at a county recycling facility last week because the psychologist's sons mistakenly took the wrong boxes to be recycled, his attorney said Thursday.
State Attorney General sues Little Nashville Opry owners over refunds
The Indiana Attorney Generals Office has sued the owners of the Little Nashville Opry and Little Nashville Enterprises for what it alleges are several violations of the Dece ...
Cape Elizabeth lawyer helped screen Kagan
PORTLAND -- Twice in his 30-year career as a lawyer, William Kayatta Jr. has argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Lawyer: NY spy suspect's dad told her to see cops
A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy said that her father told her to go to police with a fake passport an undercover FBI agent had given to her, leading to her arrest and solitary confinement. Federal Bureau of Investigation - Russia - Espionage - United States - Police
Lawyer of massacre witness hurt in ambush
Weeks after the death of a Maguindanao massacre witness, assailants attempted to kill the lawyer of another witness. read more...
Skakel lawyer admits spending tax money on country clubs, Jeeps
Celebrity lawyer Michael Sherman on Wednesday pleaded guilty to willfully failing to pay about $400,000 in federal income taxes, admitting he had the ability to pay but spent the money on country club memberships and other discretionary items.
Lawyer: NY spy suspect's dad told her to see cops
A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy said Friday that her father told her to go to police with a fake passport an undercover FBI agent had given to her, leading to her arrest and solitary confinement.
CRANBURY: Attorney resigns from township post
CRANBURY Township Attorney Trishka Waterbuy has resigned because state land use law does not allow lawyers from the same firm to represent the township and municipal planning boards.
Lawyer: Deal will stand in Mich. bullying case
DETROIT (AP) A Michigan school district agreed to settle a lawsuit over bullying a day before a federal judge threw out an $800,000 jury verdict in the case, a lawyer said Friday.