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Lance Armstrong hires criminal defence lawyer: report
The Daily News is reporting Lance Armstrong has hired a criminal defence lawyer to represent him in the federal investigation for possible fraud and doping violations by the seven-time Tour de France winner and his cycling teammates.
Neighborhood to hire attorney in dispute over Vineyard church move
The Fairway Neighborhood Association has voted to retain an attorney to represent the neighborhood a
Town Attorney to Attend North Haven Selectmen Meeting
In response to a recent citizen request, the Board of Selectmen is willing to invite the town attorney to attend board meetings, as long as personnel issues are not discussed. The request...
Lawyer indefinitely suspended for allegedly stealing from client
A Columbus lawyer has been indefinitely suspended for allegedly swindling a client out of $18,000 that the lawyer was supposed to hold in trust.
Attorney Aarons running for Dist. 24 House of Delegates seat
Attorney Clayton Aarons (D) of Springdale said that if he is elected to the House of Delegates for District 24, he will focus on the Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly, funding for education and strengthening the state's penalty for motor-vehicle manslaughter.
Foxy Brown lawyer slams neighbor's claims
Foxy Brown's lawyer has hit out at allegations the rapper broke a protective order banning her from approaching a neighbor. The hip-hop star was arrested in New York on July 21st after she allegedly ignored an official order to keep her distance from a local resident.
Foxy Brown lawyer slams neighbor's claims
A lawyer for Foxy Brown has hit out at allegations the rapper broke a protective order banning her from approaching a neighbor.
Biz manager's lawyer hinted at suit after contract nixed
MARBLEHEAD The School Committee's decision to hire Brian Salzer as business manager came after two pointed letters from his lawyer, Sheilah McCarthy, according to documents obtained by the News in a public records law request.
Former Attorney General's funeral takes place
The Taoiseach and leading members of the judiciary were attending the funeral of the former Attorney General, Rory Brady.
Tour de France 2010: Lance Armstrong hires defence lawyer for upcoming probe
Lance Armstrong has hired a high-powered lawyer to represent him against a federal investigation looking into allegations of doping.
Ashton Larson's lawyer requests change of venue
The lawyer for 20-year-old Ashton Larson, who faces charges of alleged abuse of residents at Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea, on Wednesday motioned for a change of venue in his clients upcoming trial.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW: Mel & Oksana's Baby Needs Her Own Lawyer; Top Attorney Says It's "Critical"
Prominent civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom says it's "critical" the court appoints an independent lawyer to represent baby Lucia, after a shocking photo emerged of the infant with an apparent small abrasion on her chin. Oksana Grigorieva , the mother of the eight-month-old baby girl, has told law enforcement officials that Lucia's father, Oscar-winning star Mel Gibson , caused the injury during ...
Ex-lawyer out of prison for theft after 3 months
After three months in prison, former lawyer Gerald Baker was granted a judicial release this week and placed on four years of community control. Baker, 60, was sentenced April 21 in Lucas County Common Pleas Court to 16 months in prison for stealing money entrusted to him as an insurance settlement for a client. He pleaded guilty to grand theft. Judge Gene Zmuda granted Bakers request for ...
Zaid's Lawyer Insists Petition Has Evidence Of Corrupt Practice
KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (Bernama) -- Datuk Zaid Ibrahim, the defeated candidate in the Hulu Selangor parliamentary by-election, claimed his petition to overturn the poll result will show that corruption had taken place.
Tulare fires city attorney
Tulare's city attorney for the past 25 years has been dismissed.
The Issue On The Money Spent And Sponsor For Bala's Lawyer Raised
KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (Bernama) -- The issue on the amount of money spent and who was paying for the lawyer to accompany former private investigator P.Balasubramaniam while in London and Paris was raised Thursday.
Pacheco case: Lawyer Amit Palekar withdraws from case
Amit Palekar, lawyer of former Goa tourism minister Fransisco Mickey Pacheco arrested in connection with the death of his close friend Nadia Torrado, has withdrawn from the case.
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.
Environmental attorney hired; papers filed to fight class-action status
Lower Merion School District officials approved a motion Monday night to bring in an attorney on environmental issues.
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.
Radnofsky defends $1,000 gift to Abbott's '02 campaign for attorney general
Democrat Barbara Ann Radnofsky, who is challenging Republican Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott , has spent the past few months blasting Abbott from every conceivable angle.
Attorney General Troy King will discuss oil spill issues with candidates for Alabama governor this morning
King is to brief the two candidates on the process for filing claims with BP and other issues related to the oil spill.
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.
Lohan's attorney: "Lindsay's having a difficult time adjusting"
After starting her jail sentence just yesterday, Lindsay Lohan's attorney says she's "having a difficult time adjusting."
U.S. attorney firing ruled political
WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- A special prosecutor ruled that the firing of a U.S. attorney in 2006, while politically motivated, didn't warrant criminal charges being filed. United States - United States Attorney - Indictment - Law - WASHINGTON
Tour de France 2010: Lance Armstrong hires defence lawyer for upcoming investigation
Lance Armstrong has hired a high-powered lawyer to represent him against a federal investigation looking into allegations of doping.
Gansler officially unopposed for attorney general
The race for Attorney General has essentially been decided.
Pacheco case: Lawyer Amit Palekar withdraws from case
Amit Palekar, lawyer of former Goa tourism minister Fransisco Mickey Pacheco arrested in connection with the death of his close friend Nadia Torrado, has withdrawn from the case. "I have decided not to fight Pacheco's case henceforth," Palekar told PTI.
Attorney General rejects groups claims
PRINCEVILLE The complaints of a group of citizens remain. The Concerned Citizens of Princeville, with the assistance of former Princeville Attorney Anthony Flanagan, received a response from the Attorney General's office but it was not what they had hoped for.
Gansler officially unopposed for attorney general
ANNAPOLIS, MD. Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is officially running unopposed for re-election.
NBA Mavericks Owner Cuban Is Cleared to Bid on Texas Rangers, Lawyer Says
Mark Cuban , the billionaire owner of the National Basketball Associations Dallas Mavericks, was cleared by Major League Baseball to bid on the bankrupt Texas Rangers, his lawyer said.
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.
Judge: Somerset County authorities can see files between attorney, convicted robber
Amanda Brown/The Star-LedgerAvram Gottlieb (left) listens to his attorney Sandy Larson during proceedings in Somerset County Superior Court in Somerville. Franklin Township (Somerset County) The Somerset County Prosecutors Office will get to see the files an attorney kept for...
Former Ore. lawyer gets 3 years for embezzling
Associated Press - July 22, 2010 12:15 PM ET ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) - A former Ashland lawyer has been sentenced to three years in prison in Rhode Island for embezzling money from clients.
Attorney of murder suspect speaks about dropped charges
A�Jackson County judge frees�the man charged with killing Falon Taylor.� His attorney Paul Christenson says the prosecutors violated his clients rights to a speedy trial.
Former Ore. lawyer gets 3 years for embezzling
A former Ashland lawyer has been sentenced to three years in prison in Rhode Island for embezzling money from clients. United States - Lawyer - Prison - Rhode Island - Indictment
Israeli Palestinian man to appeal rape-by-deception conviction
The lawyer for a 30-year-old Palestinian married father of two who has admitted in a plea bargain to rape by deception said Wednesday he will appeal his client's sentence, which was handed up Monday.
Attorney sentenced for operating illegal sports betting business in Dearborn
DEARBORN HEIGHTS/DEARBORN -- A local attorney and two area businessmen were sentenced Tuesday to terms of court supervised probation and fines of $2,000.00 each for their roles in a large scale sports betting operation.
Japan's trainee programme 'human trafficking': lawyer
A Japanese human rights lawyer Thursday labelled a government-backed foreign trainee programme as a "form of human trafficking", saying dozens had died from apparent overwork.
Lance Armstrong Hires Defense Attorney
Lance Armstrong has hired a criminal defense attorney to represent him in the federal investigation for possible fraud and doping violations by the seven-time Tour de France winner and his cycling teammates.
Teen's lawyer says charges won't be dropped
Daniel Van Plew. The 14-year-old boy at the center of a controversial case in Delmar now has a lawyer. Kristie Hanson spoke to reporters at 12:30 and says they are not dropping charges against Daniel Van Plew. Who is at fault in the Delmar ding-dong-ditch case? survey software
Lawyer: 'Palin not boycotting wedding'
Sarah Palin's attorney denies rumours that she is boycotting the wedding of daughter Bristol.
Michael Lohan - Michael Lohans Lawyer Denies Charge Over Fiancees Attack Allegations
MICHAEL LOHAN's lawyer has blasted a report suggesting LINDSAY LOHAN's estranged father is facing a count of harassment following allegations he attacked his fiancee,...
Michael Lohan's lawyer denies charge over fiancee's attack allegations
Michael Lohan's lawyer has blasted a report suggesting Lindsay Lohan's estranged father is facing a count of harassment following allegations he attacked his fiancee, insisting "no charges have been filed".
Ariz. attorney general says Obama administration has duty to challenge state's immigration law
WASHINGTON - Arizona's top law enforcement official has acknowledged that Attorney General Eric Holder has a duty to challenge the state's new immigration law if he thinks it's unconstitutional.
Alabama Attorney General Troy King says he will sue BP over the oil spill on behalf of state
"What has unfolded in the Gulf is unprecedented in its nature and scope of the harmful effects and it threatens to do harm for generations to come," King said.
Montelon's attorney to request raid documents
ELYRIA The attorney of former Lorain police officer Joseph Montelon, accused of sending disparaging letters regarding Lorain and Lorain County officials, is filing a motion for the Lake County courts to unseal information regarding the August 2008 FBI raid of Montelons home.
Lawyer to hold rally for Christian missionaries
A Muslim attorney from Dearborn plans to hold a rally on Monday to express support for the four Christian missionaries arrested last month for allegedly disturbing the peace at an Arab festival.
NAACP asks Kentucky Attorney General to investigate student's arrest
The NAACP is asking the Kentucky attorney general to investigate the arrest of a black college student from Florida who was selling textbooks door-to-door.
Armstrong Addresses Hiring of Criminal Attorney
Armstrong just protecting himself by hiring defense attorney in face of federal investigation Lawyer - United States - Lance Armstrong - Floyd Landis - Los Angeles