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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.
State attorney criticizes 'stand your ground' law
A prosecuting attorney wants the state's "stand your ground" law to be overturned.
Ghanaian Ex-Attorney General of Virgin Island Refused to be A Rubber Stamp
Former Attorney General (AG) of Virgin Island, Kathleen Quartey Ayensu, a native of Ghana came out in full swing to defend herself after distasteful comments were made against her by Premier Hon. Ralph T. O�Neal earlier this month during a public meeting in East End.
Cohen & Grigsby Attorney Elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, Class of 2010
Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Bonita Springs, FL, is pleased to announce that attorney James B. Brown was recently elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, Class of 2010. �
Statement of Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Thomas E. Perez at a Hearing on the Americans ...
WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the statement of Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Thomas E. Perez at a hearing on the Americans With Disabilities Act:
Local attorney donates $11,000 to Otis Library
Norwich - Local attorney and longtime Otis Library supporter Bart Sayet has donated $11,000 to the library to support childrens literacy programs, library officials announced today.Sayet,
Lawyer tries to bankrupt former client after failed lawsuit
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Burkle attorney argues that Barnes & Noble poison pill has impact on shareholder rights
WILMINGTON, Del. - A poison pill plan adopted by Barnes & Noble could have far-reaching consequences affecting the rights of shareholders in public companies, an attorney for billionaire Ron Burkle suggested Thursday.
St. Louis Attorney David M. Zevan of Zevan & Davidson Receives Thomas G. Strong Trial Attorney Award from the Missouri ...
ST. LOUIS----David M. Zevan, a partner with the St. Louis-based law firm Zevan & Davidson, has received the Thomas G. Strong Trial Attorney Award from the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.
Lawyer: NYC 'bouquet Bandit' Suspect 'a Gentleman'
NYC 'bouquet Bandit' Suspect Takes His Arrest Like 'a Gentleman,' His Lawyer Says
Lawyer: NYC 'bouquet Bandit' Suspect 'a Gentleman'
NYC 'bouquet Bandit' Suspect Takes His Arrest Like 'a Gentleman,' His Lawyer Says
US attorney: hold 'Barefoot Bandit' until trial
Federal prosecutors are asking that the young man accused of being the "Barefoot Bandit" be jailed until his trial, saying there's an "extreme risk" he will flee.
Lawyer: Ex-boyfriend did not kill Kayleah Wilson
GREELEY - While trying to convince the judge to lower his client's bond Thursday, Kevin Strobel said Robert Montoya, 18, had no connection with the disappearance of Kayleah Wilson, 12.
Oksana Continues Lawyer Shopping Spree
Filed under: Mel Gibson , Oksana Grigorieva , Celebrity Justice Oksana Grigorieva just went to see another lawyer -- the second today -- and we've learned this one specializes in employment law. Although Oksana's legal issues don't relate to employment, sources tell us she's interested in the firm -- Rheuban and Read more
Attorney general's task forces bag 2,000th offender
The two law enforcement units target offenders associated with sexual and internet-related crimes.
Lawyer: NYC 'bouquet bandit' suspect 'a gentleman'
He's accused of taking along a bouquet of flowers on a New York City bank robbery and his lawyer says he's cut a gallant figure since his arrest, too.
Armstrong playing it safe by hiring defense lawyer
Lance Armstrong says hiring a criminal defense lawyer in the face of a federal investigation for possible fraud and doping violations is merely a matter of protecting himself.
Lawyer: NYC 'bouquet bandit' suspect 'a gentleman'
Associated Press - July 22, 2010 5:05 PM ET NEW YORK (AP) - He's accused of bringing a bouquet of flowers to a New York City bank robbery - and his lawyer says he's cut a gallant figure since...
Lawyer: NYC 'bouquet bandit' suspect 'a gentleman'
This July 15, 2010 security photo provided by the New York Police Department on Monday, July 19, 2010 shows a man police say robbed a bank armed with a bouquet of fresh flowers, in New York. Police say he reached into the arrangement and pulled out a note demanding $100 and $50 bills and warned, "Don't be a hero."
Lawyer Calls 'Bouquet Bandit' Suspect a 'Gentleman'
He's accused of bringing a bouquet of flowers to a New York City bank robbery -- and his lawyer says he's cut a gallant figure since his arrest, too.
Lawyer: NYC 'bouquet bandit' suspect 'a gentleman'
He's accused of taking along a bouquet of flowers on a New York City bank robbery -- and his lawyer says he's cut a gallant figure since his arrest, too. New York - Flower - Bank robbery - New York City - United States
Three local officials make endorsements in attorney general race
Democratic attorney general candidate Dan Gelber announced a host of local endorsements Thursday,�including some from local officials. Duval County School Board member Tommy Hazouri, and city council members Glorious Johnson and John Crescimbeni were each on the list. Gelber faces Dave Aaronberg in the race's Democratic primary. Both candidates are state senators.
Attorney wants more time
But murder suspect has requested speedy trial
Private lawyer to argue sentencing
The Supreme Court on Thursday named a New York City lawyer and former Supreme Court clerk to argue the side of a criminal sentencing case that the federal government normally would defend.�� The government, however, has sided with the prison inmate challenging his sentence in Pepper v. U.S. (09-6822) a case granted review near [...]
Lancaster County attorney: Tilley not a convict, can't be charged
Lancaster County Attorney Gary Lacey says his office can'tcharge Shane Tilley, who escaped from the Lincoln Regional Centeron Wednesday.
ACLU requests Attorney General to investigate fatal shooting of Atlanta CEO
Photo courtesy of Credit Union of AtlantaDeFarra "Dean" Gaymon died after being shot by an Essex County sheriff's detective in Branch Brook Park in Newark. NEWARK The American Civil Liberties Union today requested the state Attorney Generals Office investigate...
National Lawyer calls for abolition of Japan's foreign trainee program
A lawyer from a group supporting foreign trainees in Japan on Thursday called for the immediate abolition of the on-the-job vocational training system for foreigners,
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.
Gansler Officially Unopposed for Attorney General
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is officially running unopposed for re-election.
Attorney general's office makes two sex crime arrests in Austin
The attorney general's office made two sex crime arrests recently in Austin. Convicted sex offender Kirk Muller was the office's 2,000th sexual predator arrest. In 1993, Muller was sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexual contact with four children ranging in age from four to nine. While out on parole, investigators learned he had contact with a four year old. He was arrested last week. Also ...
Armstrong playing it safe by hiring defense lawyer
Lance Armstrong says hiring a criminal defense lawyer in the face of a federal investigationfor possible fraud and doping violations is merely a matter of protecting himself.
Sonoma County District Attorney reports to the people
The Sonoma County District Attorney's office last week released its Report to the People, a progress report of sorts that DA Stephan Passalacqua said gives the general public a comprehensive look at the agency's accomplishments and projects over the past year.
Colton Harris-Moore says two years on lam wasn't fun, lawyer reports
SEATTLE -- Colton Harris-Moore didn't have fun and didn't enjoy his two-year crime spree, his lawyer said this afternoon. John Henry Browne said his client is concerned that other kids may imitate his misbehavior. The so-called "Barefoot Bandit" said it was inappropriate to be called a folk hero.
Lawyer: NYC 'bouquet bandit' suspect 'a gentleman'
NEW YORK (AP) - He's accused of taking along a bouquet of flowers on a New York City bank robbery - and his lawyer says he's cut a gallant figure since hisarrest, too.
'Barefoot Bandit' remains jailed until trial; attorney says he's just an immature kid
His attorney says the "Barefoot Bandit," accused of dozens of thefts from Washington state to the Caribbean, is a likable but immature child.
Lawyer says Casey Anthony team acts in 'bad faith'
The Orlando attorney representing Texas EquuSearch says in court documents that the Casey Anthony defense team is acting in "bad faith" by pursuing information about people who took part in searches for Caylee Marie Anthony early on in the case.
Fort Lauderdale attorney Edward Dinna dies at 48
Remembered as fun-loving crusader, Dinna overcame paralysis to achieve legal success Criminal defense attorney Edward "Eddie" Thomas Dinna died July 18, from a pulmonary embolism. He was 48.
Local Disbarred Attorney Could Be In Hot Water Again
The legal troubles could be looming for embattled Corpus Christi attorney David Bonilla.
Prosecuting attorney issues response to civil rights lawsuit
The San Juan County Prosecuting Attorneys Office issued this response to a civil rights lawsuit filed against the county by a Friday Harbor resident ("Friday Harbor woman sues San Juan County; alleges police brutality, unlawful search and seizure," July 21 SanJuanJournal.com).
Cycling: Armstrong hires lawyer to help him in federal investigation
Lance Armstrong, the seven-time winner of the Tour de France, has hired a criminal defense lawyer to help him in an...
KSU attorney: Hasty changes made in Prince deal
Between the dentist's office and the ultrasound appointment, Jacque Butler had one more errand to run. Butler, an attorney who represented Kansas State University in negotiations with former football coach Ron Prince, testified that she removed key safeguards from Prince's contract during a hurried lunch break without considering the potential ramifications. read more
Lawyer may argue defensive homicide
THE man charged with murdering gangland killer Carl Williams may argue the killing was "defensive homicide".
Attorney For Greensburg Torture Death Suspect Wants Case Thrown Out
The attorney for a teenager accused in the torture death of a Greensburg woman is trying to have the case against her thrown out.
SALISBURY: Late GOP filer withdraws from state's attorney race
SALISBURY Matthew A. Maciarello, a Salisbury attorney who Wednesday entered the Wicomico County State's Attorney race as a Republican candidate, announced tonight that he will withdraw from the election.
FLORIDA ATTORNEY GENERAL
FLORIDA ATTORNEY GENERALDEMOCRATIC PRIMARY The Democratic primary has drawn two strong candidates in state Sen. Dan Gelber, 49, of Miami Beach, and state Sen. Dave Aronberg, 39, whose district stretches from Palm Beach to Fort Myers.
Lawyer says defendant in bank robberies was just a drug "gofer'
FREEHOLD Raymond Daniels, 65, of Asbury Park was part of a team whose members had a common goal: They wanted to steal money from banks, an assistant prosecutor said.
Parks & Rec probe: Nike attorney refuses to give city attorney's office copy of contract
An attempt by the Columbus city attorneys office to get details from Nike about the companys sponsorship agreement with a city-funded youth basketball team was unsuccessful.
Sylacauga's REEF attorney facing DUI charges
SYLACAUGA The attorney representing the city of Sylacauga in its lawsuit against REEF Environmental is due in district court on Aug. 2 to face charges involving drinking and driving.
Insurance agent didn't intend to defraud investors, lawyer says
A Richmond insurance agent who state regulators believe misled investors did not intend to defraud anyone, his lawyer told a State Corporation Commission hearing yesterday. Julius Everett "Bud" Johnson may have been involved in technical violations and made poor business decisions, but he did not use any of the funds ...