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Robert Shapiro Resigns As Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Hours Before She Is to Surrender
Less than a day before she was to surrender to Los Angeles authorities, Lindsay Lohans reported new lawyer decided to part ways from the stars high profile case.
Lindsay Lohan lawyer quits on eve of jail term
LOS ANGELES, July 20 Lindsay Lohan was due to surrender for jail today but her lawyer was reported to have quit the case just hours before her court appearance. Lohan, 24, was scheduled to report to a Beverly Hills judge this morning to be taken into custody and start a 90-day jail term for violating her probation in a 2007 drunken driving and ...
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.
New district attorney
Ashland County Circuit Court Judge Robert Eaton, right, swears in Kelly McKnight as the new Ashland County district attorney. McKnight was recently appointed by Gov. Jim Doyle to replace Sean Duffy, who resigned as DA to focus on his candidacy in the 7th Congressional District race.
Lawyer Offered $100 for Sex with Girl
A lawyer from Maple Grove, Minnesota has been charged with offering $100 to have sex with a 15-year-old girl.
Lawyer defends cycling drugs probe victim Petacchi
Italian cyclist Alessandro Petacchi did not know he was being investigated for alleged doping practices prior to racing the Tour de France, the rider's lawyer said Tuesday.
Lawyer: Bridgewater man 'regretful' of crash that injured state trooper
Matthew A. Charette, 24, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of drunken driving and negligent operation of a motor vehicle stemming from a crash early Saturday morning in Taunton that injured a state trooper and a Brockton woman.
Kentucky Attorney General warns of increase in scams involving sweepstakes
Attorney General Jack Conway says on victim reported losing nearly $10,000 to what appeared to be a sweepstakes company.
Former attorney gets year at ACI for embezzlement
WAKEFIELD - More than three years after he was arrested and about a decade after he initially embezzled more than $400,000 from clients, sheriffs led a former Westerly attorney from a Washington County Superior courtroom in handcuffs to serve a one-year prison sentence in Cranston.
Lawyer says SC decision vs. 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 ...
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.
Columbus police consult district attorney in Parks and Recreation investigation
Columbus police have consulted the Muscogee County district attorney about their ongoing investigation into the citys Parks and Recreation Department, District Attorney Julia Slater said late Monday.
Senate Panel to Vote on ND US Attorney Nominee
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. Purdon was in line for a vote on June 24, but it was delayed.
Attorney Biber pleads guilty to sex with boy
Shorewood attorney pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct; a second count was dropped.
Attorney Aaron Biber pleads guilty to having sex with 15 year-old boy
A prominent Twin Cities attorney pleaded guilty Tuesday to having sex with a teenage boy, on the day jury selection was to begin in his criminal trial
Sophie Bottai lawyer of French footballer Franck Ribery leaves the Paris vice squad headquarters
Sophie Bottai (R) lawyer of French footballer Franck Ribery speaks to the media as she leaves the Paris vice squad headquarters July 20 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Facebook Lawyer `Unsure' Whether Founder Mark Zuckerberg Signed Contract
A lawyer for Facebook Inc. said she was unsure whether founder Mark Zuckerberg signed a contract that purportedly entitles a New York man 84 percent of the worlds biggest social-networking service.
Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Sex With Boy
Attorney Aaron Biber pled guilty Tuesday in Hennepin County court to having sex with an underage boy last October.
Lawyers son shoots angry sibling in Argao family home
A son of former Cebu Provincial Board Member Antonio Almirante Jr. shot and killed his elder brother inside the family home in Argao town, southern Cebu.
Jail-bound Lohan splits with lawyer
Lindsay Lohans new lawyer is no longer representing her.
Childers Backs Tollison For US Attorney Nomination
U.S. Rep. Travis Childers supports fellow Democrat state Sen. Gray Tollison as U.S. attorney for the northern half of Mississippi.
UPDATED: Committee approves ND U.S. attorney nominee
UPDATED 12:10 p.m. WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved North Dakota's U.S. attorney nominee during a hearing today on Capitol Hill.
Lawyer cleared in fed court
Rudolph Tollefson is cleared to practice law in federal court, he claims to have been overwhelmed by amount of work.
GOP attorney general candidate would sue over health care law
Chris Barden, a Republican attorney general candidate, is renewing his pledge to oppose the federal overhaul of the nation's health care system.
Attorney General announces "coordinated approach" to sexual assault cases
[email protected] CORNWALL - A multi-agency, coordinated approach to respond to cases of sexual assault is in the works across the province, said Minister of the Attorney General Chris Bentley.[...]
Beverly Hills Attorney Accused of Bringing Heroin to Courthouse
A Beverly Hills-based attorney pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he brought heroin to the Criminal Courts Building. 48-year-old Michael Inman was allegedly caught with the substance last month when he entered a secure area "to visit two defendants he was representing in a a burglary and receiving stolen property case" and a drug-sniffing dog alerted authorities to him, according to ...
Lawyer Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Teen Boy
A prominent Twin Cities lawyer pleaded guilty to raping a teenage boy just as his trial was set to begin on Tuesday. Jurors were in the process of being seated when Aaron F. Biber announced he was entering a guilty plea on a count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Sarpy County Attorney Drops Charges Against Phelps-Roper
The Sarpy County attorney said he will dismiss flag mutilation charges Shirley Phelps-Roper of the Westboro Baptist Church group.
Choice hinges on background, Kansas attorney general candidates say
The two Republican candidates for Kansas attorney general claim to actually enjoy one anothers company. And state Senate Majority Leader Derek Schmidt and Junction City prosecutor Ralph De Zago say they agree on most issues. Both also respect the others background. So why are they running against each other?
Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer 'quits case'
Lindsay Lohan's new lawyer Robert Shapiro reportedly drops the actress as a client.
Lindsay Lohan's (new) lawyer quits
After only a few days on the job, Robert Shapiro has stepped down as Lindsay Lohan's lawyer, only a day before the Mean Girls star is due to report to jail.
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 today, July 20, 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 [...]
Vader's lawyer quits, court told
The lawyer who had been representing Travis Edward Vader on charges unrelated to the disappearance of a St. Albert couple has quit.
Shorewood attorney pleads guilty to having sex with 15-year-old boy
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A former Minneapolis attorney pleaded guilty Tuesday to having sex with a 15-year-old boy.
NH Supreme Court disbars lawyer who lied to court
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) The New Hampshire Supreme Court has disbarred a lawyer who repeatedly lied to the court about his work on an estate case. The state's Professional Conduct Committee had recommended a two-year suspension for Attorney Lynn Morse of Stratham.
U.S. Attorney: SB1070 confusing, unfunded and unworkable
U.S. Attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke will be at a neighborhoodmeeting tonight at the Murdoch Center.
Lawyer for 'person of interest' in missing Alta. couple case quits
The second man arrested with Travis Vader who is the "person of interest" in the case of a missing Alberta couple early Monday was questioned and released Tuesday.
ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE FILING: New Trier reviews practices following complaint with AG
The New Trier High School Board of Education is changing some practices after a complaint was filed with the Attorney General's Office regarding possible violations of the Open Meetings Act.
Man accused in Ill. bomb plot gets new attorney
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The man accused of attempting to blow up the federal courthouse in Springfield will be appointed another attorney who doesn't frequently work in the building.
Sophie Bottai lawyer for French soccer player Franck Ribery leaves the Paris courthouse
Sophie Bottai lawyer for French soccer player Franck Ribery leaves the Paris courthouse July 20 2010. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Sophie Bottai lawyer of French soccer player Franck Ribery leaves the Paris vice squad headquarters
Sophie Bottai (C) lawyer of French soccer player Franck Ribery leaves the Paris vice squad headquarters July 20 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Vader's lawyer quits
A defence lawyer has withdrawn as the legal representative for the man Alberta RCMP describe as a person of interest in the disappearance of Lyle and Marie Ann McCann.
Supreme Court disbars Stratham lawyer who lied to court
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) The New Hampshire Supreme Court has disbarred a lawyer who repeatedly lied to the court about his work on an estate case.
Lawyer for fugitive arrested after couple disappears quits today in court
The second man arrested with Travis Vader early Monday was questioned and released without charge on Tuesday, RCMP said.
Lawyer: Lindsay Lohan Is 'Scared but Resolute'
"She stepped up. She has accepted responsibility," says her attorney after the actress is led to jail
Lawyer for man 'of interest' in Alberta missing couple case quits
A lawyer for a man considered a person of interest in the disappearance of a missing Alberta couple has quit.
Flap arises in confirmation of city's top attorney
The Common Council will likely postpone today's scheduled vote to confirm the mayor's choice to become Buffalo's top legal adviser after learning that the attorney is running against a Council member in a race for Democratic committeeman.
Lawyer pleads guilty to sex with minor
A former treasurer of the Minnesota Bar Association has pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct.
VIDEO: Attorney says Lohan's Scared, Accepted Responsibility
Lindsay Lohan surrendered herself in Beverly Hills Tuesday for a 90-day jail sentence. Her attorney -- pictured -- says the actress is scared but has accepted her responsibility in violating her probation for a drunk driving and drugs violation.
Vader dropped by lawyer ahead of court appearance
An Alberta man who is being questioned in connection with a missing persons case has been dropped by his lawyer. Travis Edward Vader was expected to appear in court Tuesday to face charges on an unrelated matter.