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Mel Gibson's Lawyer Presents Case to Sheriff
Filed under: Blair Berk , Mel Gibson , Celebrity Justice , Oksana Grigorieva TMZ has learned ... Mel Gibson 's lawyer is meeting with Sheriff's investigators right now, presenting evidence she believes proves Oksana Grigorieva has fabricated the case against her client. The meeting is being held at a courthouse in Los Angeles, in Read more
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.
Lance Armstrong's Attorney Does Bay Area 'Tour de Balco'
An attorney representing federal doping probe target Lance Armstrong recently traveled to the Bay Area to prep a defense against potential criminal charges, AOL's Fanhouse reports.Accordin...
NH Supreme Court disbars lawyer who lied to court
The New Hampshire Supreme Court has disbarred a lawyer who repeatedly lied to the court about his work on an estate case. New Hampshire - Supreme Court of the United States - United States - Disbarment - Supreme Court
Misconduct case remains open for Newport News attorney
YORK The Virginia State Bar misconduct case remains active against Newport News attorney Cathy Krinick despite acquittal yesterday of York- Poquoson Commonwealth's Attorney Eileen Addison on identical charges state bar officials said.
Louisiana Law Firm, Kahn Swick & Foti and Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr. Announce Filing of ...
NEW ORLEANS -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC , a Louisiana-based law firm, and KSF partner Charles C. Foti, Jr., former Attorney General of Louisiana, announce that a securities class action lawsuit was filed on July 16, 2010 in the United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana against Amedisys, Inc. and certain of its top officials .
Man accused in Springfield federal courthouse bomb plot gets new attorney
Man accused in Springfield federal courthouse bomb plot gets new attorney
Attorney general reminds candidates of laws related to robo-calls
7/20/2010 Salina Journal Attorney General Steve Six Tuesday warned Kansas political campaign committees of the federal laws regulating robo-calls, and said his office will strictly enforce those laws.
Senate Panel Endorses ND US Attorney Nominee
The U.S. Senate`s Judiciary Committee has endorsed Bismarck lawyer Tim Purdon as North Dakota`s U.S. attorney. The panel approved Purdon unanimously without discussion on Tuesday. His nomination now goes to the Senate floor for a vote.
Man accused in bomb plot gets new attorney
A 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. U.S. District Judge David Herndon granted Michael Finton's request Tuesday. Finton...
Blagojevich brother's lawyer says he may rest case
An attorney for Rod Blagojevich's brother has told the judge in the ousted governor's corruption case that his side will rest if his brother's attorneys call no witnesses.
Senate Panel Endorses ND US Attorney Nominee
The U.S. Senate`s Judiciary Committee has endorsed Bismarck lawyer Tim Purdon as North Dakota`s U.S. attorney. The panel approved Purdon unanimously without discussion on Tuesday. His nomination now goes to the Senate floor for a vote. Purdon declined comment.
Attorney General Troy King critical of feds and BP Gulf spill claims fund
King accused the man named by President Obama to be in charge of deciding damage claims from the Gulf oil spill of being a shill for BP.
Lawyer for captured fugitive wants off the case
Travis Vader, arrested Monday, is a "person of interest" in the case of missing Alberta couple. He remains in custody while a second man arrested early Monday was questioned and released without charge on Tuesday, RCMP said.
Brother's lawyer: Blago's side may call no witness
An attorney for Rod Blagojevich's brother says the ousted governor's attorneys are thinking about resting their case without calling any witnesses even though Blagojevich had vowed to take the stand.
Former Olney resident accused in bomb plot gets new attorney
The former Olney resident accused of attempting to blow up the federal courthouse in Springfield will be appointed another attorney who doesn't frequently work in the building. U.S. District Judge David Herndon granted Michael C. Finton's request Tuesday. Finton argued in a motion that his court-appointed attorneys might have a conflict because they often work in the Paul Findlay Federal ...
Attorney: Wigley conscious but not coherent
Marshall County Sheriffs investigators continue to monitor a Douglas resident critically wounded in what officers are describing as a murder and attempted suicide.
District Attorney Craig Watkins accuses rival of unfairly 'deriding' Dallas County prosecutors
District Attorney Craig Watkins on Tuesday accused his rival of "deriding" hardworking prosecutors who have produced a 99.4 percent conviction rate in Dallas County.
Blago lawyer: Ex-governor shouldn't testify
An attorney for Rod Blagojevich says he does not think the ousted governor should take the stand in his own defense.
Attorney for Beecher water and sewer board members say trip reimbursements were standard operating procedure
The attorney for members of the Beecher Metropolitan District told Central District Court Judge Richard Hughes today that his clients haven't done anything but follow the same procedures that have been in place for years when they received big reimbursement checks for conference trips.
Attorney General Sues Timeshare Companies
The state's attorney general filed lawsuits Tuesday against three companies alleging they used unfair and deceptive practices to convince customers to advertise their time-shares for resale, taking hundreds of dollars in the process. According to a press release, consumers say the companies said they already had buyers lined up for the time-shares, but that was not the case. Also, consumers say ...
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.[...]
Blagojevich Lawyer: Ex-Gov Might Not Testify
Attorney Says Prosecutors Haven't Proven Case of Selling Barack Obama's Senate Seat; Trial Resumes Wednesday
Alleged cleaver killer David Tarloff wants a new lawyer
Schizophrenic alleged cleaver killer David Tarloff says he wants a new lawyer because hes "suspicious" of his current one. "He said he never lied to anyone but his hand was shaking when he said it. I can put two and two together," Tarloff told Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Charles...
District Attorney Investigator Arrested in Tunica
A Tunica County investigator with the district attorney's office is out on bond after being arrested for burglary.
Removal of former attorney general
PRESIDENT MARY McAleese and Dr McAleese will attend the removal of former attorney general Rory Brady SC, to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, Dublin, tonight at 6pm.
Lawyer: Chief out at Minneapolis Park Police
The chief of the Minneapolis Park Police has been fired, but it's not yet clear why.
Tollison floated for U.S. attorney
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. U.S. Rep. Travis Childers of Booneville confirmed Monday that Tollison is "among those considered."
Man seeks new attorney in NYC therapist slaying
A schizophrenic charged with killing a New York City therapist with a meat cleaver says he doesn't trust his court-appointed lawyer and wants a new one.
Attorney: 'Lohan scared but resolute'
Lindsay Lohan's attorney says that her client is "scared but resolute" about going to jail.
Lohan 'furious' at lawyer resignation
Lindsay Lohan believes that lawyer Robert Shapiro used her to gain publicity for his sober living house.
Oklahoma House hires attorney to handle corruption inquiry
House hires attorney to help with investigation into possible political corruption.
Mental patient says he's suspicious of his lawyer, seeks another in NYC therapist slaying case
A schizophrenic charged with killing a New York City therapist with a meat cleaver says he doesn't trust his court-appointed lawyer and wants a new one.
Attorney, mom enters Petaluma school board race
Sheri Chlebowski, an attorney and parent of three young children, has announced that she will run for a seat on the Petaluma City Schools Board of Education in the Nov. 4 election.
District Attorney nearing deal on downtown office
District Attorney nearing deal on downtown office By Jeremiah Stettler The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Jul 20, 2010 08:15PM MDT District Attorney Lohra Miller soon could seal a downtown real-estate deal that would give Salt Lake County prosecutors a permanent home in Utahs capital. Although hush-hush on the location, the Republican district attorney announced Tuesday that the property would put ...
Hodges leads Democrats for attorney general; GOP still three-way race
Hodges leads Democrats for attorney general; GOP still three-way race
Lawyer suspended indefinitely for role in Berkeley fraud
Paul Joseph Kellogg, 43, of West Chester was indefinitely suspended from practicing law Tuesday by the Ohio Supreme Court. A majority of justices concluded Kellogg obstructed justice and violated state attorney discipline rules while taking part in a multimillion-dollar fraud at Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals.
District Attorney nearing deal on downtown office
District Attorney nearing deal on downtown office By Jeremiah Stettler The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Jul 21, 2010 12:33AM MDT District Attorney Lohra Miller soon could seal a downtown real-estate deal that would give Salt Lake County prosecutors a permanent home in Utahs capital. Although hush-hush on the location, the Republican district attorney announced Tuesday that the property would put ...
U.S. Attorney's Office: Two Indicted TPD Officers A Threat To Community
Officers Jeff Henderson and Bill Yelton are named in a 100-plus page indictment that accuses them of everything from drug possession to tampering with federal witnesses. Read the indictments against Officers Henderson and Yelton �| Five Tulsa Police Officers Indicted In Corruption Probe
Columbus police consult district attorney about Parks and Recreation investigation
Columbus police have consulted the Muscogee district attorney about their ongoing investigation into the citys Parks and Recreation Department, District Attorney Julia Slater said late Monday.
Hodges leads Democrats for attorney general; GOP race still tight
Hodges leads Democrats for attorney general; GOP race still tight
Attorney Goes Undercover in Kenya to Stop Slaughter of Elephants
While assisting the Kenyan Wildlife Service to track elephant poachers and ivory dealers, attorney G. Kenneth Bernhard found himself posing as an American tourist interested in buying ivory in a hair-raising sting operation, joining in flying missions to spot poachers, and attending ranger training. "They were doing this ambush training and I was jumping around rocks, avoiding scorpions and ...
City attorney wants to buy church, build condos
South Bends attorney, Chuck Leone, went before the area planning commission Tuesday with a proposal to buy First Unitarian Churchs property and convert it into four condos.
Shenandoah teen's lawyer asks for trial postponement
The lawyer for one of two men charged with a hate crime in connection with the July 2008 beating death of an illegal Mexican immigrant in Shenandoah has asked a judge to postpone the pair's federal trial.Brandon J. Piekarsky's lawyer, James A. Swetz, St
Hodges wins Democratic nomination for Attorney General
Former Dougherty District Attorney Ken Hodges is the Democratic nominee for state Attorney General.
Attorney general candidate targets corruption
Republican attorney general candidate Dan Donovan says he isnt going to wait around to find out which of five Democrats he will face in November.
LegalTube.com Announces Expansion of West Palm Beach Attorney Directory
Due to recent increases in visitors to the online legal site, LegalTube.com, searching for West Palm Beach attorney information, LegalTube.com plans to greatly expand the West Palm Beach section of its attorney directory
Lawyer: Books will be updated
By D.A. WILKINSON [email protected] ROGERS Michele McBride Simonelli, the lawyer for the
Will Scott Burns be Utah's next U.S. Attorney
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - There appears to be a new name surfacing for the post of U.S. Attorney for Utah. ABC 4 News is being told exclusively that Republican Scott Burns is now being strongly considered for the post. Burns was the longtime attorney for Iron County and also a deputy drug czar under President Bush. ABC 4 is also being told that Burns, in fact, may now be the front-runner for ...
Facebook lawyer unsure Zuckerberg signed pact
A lawyer for Facebook Inc. said she was unsure whether company founder Mark Zuckerberg signed a contract that purportedly entitles a New York man to 84 percent of the world's biggest social-networking service. Paul Ceglia sued Facebook and Zuckerberg in state... Facebook - Mark Zuckerberg - New York - Lawyer - Social network service