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Putnam lawyer Jane Posner faces 15 years in prison for stealing $339G
CARMEL A former Southeast lawyer who served as a Patterson library trustee and on the Putnam Arts Council is being held in the Putnam County jail awaiting sentencing on the theft of $339,000 from a real estate closing.
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.
Robert Shapiro quits as Lohan's lawyer
Los Angeles, July 20 : Attorney Robert Shapiro has reportedly turned his back on Lindsay Lohan by quitting as her lawyer on the eve of her surrender.
Khadr lawyer staying on
A U.S. army lawyer says he's ready to give Canadian terror suspect Omar Khadr a "zealous defence" against charges of murder, spying and being a terrorist -- even if Khadr doesn't want his help.[...]
Local attorney garners national award
Local attorney Ronald Rodriguez has been selected as the recipient of Public Justices 2010 Trial Lawyer of the Year award.
Lawyer reminds Aquino over opinion on Trillanes case
For expressing his "personal opinion" on the case against detained Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, President Benigno Aquino III got a reminder from a human rights lawyer representing Trillanes' fellow "rebel officers."
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.
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.
Another attorney sheds Lohan
What could possibly be so bad about working for Lindsay Lohan? Her latest lawyer, Robert Shapiro, of O.J. Simpson "Dream Team" fame, reportedly dumped her last night as she prepared to turn herself in today to begin serving a 90-day jail sentence. Shapiro, who has said he'd represent...
Rigger is crane 'fall guy,' lawyer
The master rigger on trial in the deadly crane collapse that killed seven people is a "fall guy" for a haphazard government investigation into the deadly incident, his lawyer said yesterday. In closing arguments, Arthur Aidala told Justice Roger Hayes that William Rapetti considered the six workers who died in...
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: 'Plagiarized' ruling speaks for itself
The lawyer representing the comfort women who lost their case three months ago on Tuesday insisted that portions of the Supreme Court's ruling were plagiarized.
Lindsay Lohan - Lindsay Lohans New Lawyer Quits
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has quit just a day before she is due to go to jail. Robert Shapiro was expected to represent the 'Mean Girls' star today (20.07.10) in...
Lindsay Lohans New Lawyer Off Case
Lindsay Lohans new lawyer is no longer representing her.
Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer quits
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Robert Shapiro has quit her legal case just a day before her jail sentence is due to start. Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has quit just a day before she is due to go to jail.
Attorney gets three years for embezzling
A former Ashland attorney was sentenced Monday to three years in a Rhode Island prison for embezzling money from his clients.
LiLo's new lawyer quits
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has quit just a day before she is due to start serving her jail term.
Second lawyer quits Lohan case
Lindsay Lohan has been left without legal representation again - top lawyer Robert Shapiro has quit her case just hours before the actress is due to start her stint behind bars.
Second lawyer quits Lohan case
Lindsay Lohan has been left without legal representation again - top lawyer Robert Shapiro has quit her case just hours before the actress is due to start her stint behind bars.
Ex-lawyer - Hicks should clear his name
David Hicks' former lawyer says he should have his name cleared of any terrorism links.
Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer quits
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Robert Shapiro has quit her legal case just a day before her jail sentence is due to start.
However, a recent response filed by the Attorney General to the Israeli High Court implies that the Israeli government ...
TEL AVIV, July 20, 2010 (WAFA)- Several Israeli Attorney Generals objected the application of the Absentee Property Law on annexed East Jerusalem but the law was never annulled, and Israeli courts gave contradicting rulings on the matter.
Attorney General Candidate Ken Hodges Stops in Macon
Democratic candidate for Attorney General Ken Hodges stopped by Macon Monday night, as he traveled the state the day before the primary.
Local attorney is �not surprised� 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.
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.
Westerly lawyer gets 1 year for embezzlement
Associated Press - July 20, 2010 7:05 AM ET SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) - A lawyer accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his clients has been sentenced to a year in...
Westerly lawyer gets 1 year for embezzlement
A lawyer accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his clients has been sentenced to a year in jail. Embezzlement - Lawyer - Crime and Justice - Injustice - Individual Stories
LiLo's lawyer Robert Shapiro quits
Washington, July 20 : Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Robert Shapiro is no longer representing her.
LINDSAY LOHANS NEW LAWYER QUITS!
LINDSAY Lohans lawyer has quit just a day before she is due to go to jail. Robert Shapiro was expected to represent the Mean Girls star Tuesday in court ahead of her scheduled prison term, but has now left the job for unknown reasons. The lawyer who formerly represented O.J. Simpson revealed last week he [...]
Defendant's attorney wants change of venue
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The attorney for the man accused of beating an elderly Louisa woman wants to move the case out of the community. Ramone Houchens' attorney filed a change of venue motion yesterday.
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer 'quits'
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer is rumoured to have quit her case hours before she was set to face a court to surrender for a 90-day jail sentence.
Petacchi cooperating with doping investigation
Italian rider Alessandro Petacchi's lawyer says the cyclist is cooperating with authorities conducting a doping investigation in Italy. Italian media have reported that prosecutors in the Italian city of Padua are investigating the 36-year-old Petacchi for possible use of banned substances earlier this year.
Former Attorney General Milon K Banerji passes away
New Delhi, Jul 20 (PTI) Milon Kumar Banerji, who held the office of Attorney General of India twice between 1992-96 and 2004-09, died here today after months of illness, family sources said.
Former Attorney General Milon K Banerji passes away
Milon Kumar Banerji, who held the office of Attorney General of India twice between 1992-96 and 2004-09, died here today after months of illness, family sources said.
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer 'quits'
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer is rumoured to have quit her case hours before she was set to face a court to surrender for a 90-day jail sentence. Related Stories Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz on catwalk Corinne not looking for duets Kimberley Walsh: I want four kids Weller and Dizzee up for Mercury Garcia loses sleep over Hemingway
UPDATE: Childers confirms he's submitted Tollison for U.S. attorney
OXFORD U.S. Rep. Travis Childers confirmed today that he's asked President Obama to consider Oxford attorney Gray Tollison for North Mississippi's new U.S. attorney.
Tollison floated for U.S. attorney
The Oxford legislator is being considered by the president for appointment to the office. OXFORD - State Sen. Gray Tollison's name is on the way to President Barack Obama to consider as North Mississippi's new U.S. attorney.
Black lawyer seeks release date
The lawyer of ex-media tycoon Conrad Black says he is seeking a date for a hearing to set conditions for his release from a US jail.
Lohan Lawyer Out at Crucial Time?
Star's Representation in Question as Robert Shapiro Reportedly Quits on Eve of Court Session to Precede Beginning of Jail Term
Lindsay Lohan Lawyer Robert Shapiro Quit On Eve Of Jail Sentence
Actress may have been considering last-minute appeal before reporting to jail on Tuesday.
Lindsay Lohan Lawyer Robert Shapiro Quit On Eve Of Jail Sentence
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Robert Shapiro stepped down from representing her on Monday, the day before she is scheduled to report to jail to server her 90-day jail sentence.
Lindsay Lohan lawyer quits on eve of jail term
Lindsay Lohan was due to surrender for jail on Tuesday but her lawyer was reported to have quit the case just hours before her court appearance.
Lohan To Appear For Jail, Lawyer Reportedly Quits
Drama, tension and confusion could take center stage at a court session today before Lindsay Lohan's scheduled start of a 90-day jail term. Celebrity website TMZ.com reports high-profile attorney Robert Shapiro - who'd only just signed on as her lawyer - has abruptly quit.
Senate panel to vote on ND US Attorney nominee
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The U.S. Senate's Judiciary Committee has scheduled another vote on whether to endorse Bismarck lawyer Tim Purdon as North Dakota's U.S. attorney.
Alessandro Petacchi cooperating with officials in doping investigation, lawyer says
Italian rider Alessandro Petacchi's lawyer says the cyclist is cooperating with authorities conducting a doping investigation in Italy.
Attorney: 3 men scapegoats in NYC toxic tower fire
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 failures, defense lawyers said Monday.
Lindsay Lohan lawyer quits on eve of jail term
LOS ANGELES, July 20 (Reuters) - Actress Lindsay Lohan was due to surrender for jail on Tuesday but her lawyer was reported to have quit the case just hours before her court appearance.
Van der Sloot lawyer says he's lying
Birmingham, Al �(WIAT) �The "mystery" lawyer at the heart of Joran van der Sloot's attempts to get his murder confession thrown out has come out of the shadows. �Her story, not surprisingly, is a 180 from that being told by van der Sloot and his current defense team. A little background.... Van der Sloot is in Peru's notorious Castro Castro prison accused of murdering 21 year old Stephany Flores ...
Lohan's lawyer quits on jail term eve
Actress Lindsay Lohan is due to surrender for jail but her lawyer is reported to have quit the case just hours before her court appearance.
Latest Lohan lawyer gone after four days
LINDSAY Lohan's new lawyer has quit, hours before she was due to begin her 90-day jail sentence.