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Lawyer: NY spy suspect's dad told her to see cops
A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy said Friday that her father told her to go to police with a fake passport an undercover FBI agent had given to her, leading to her arrest and solitary confinement. Federal Bureau of Investigation - Russia - Espionage - United States - Police
Lawyer: NY Spy Suspect's Dad Told Her to See Cops
Lawyer: Russian diplomat told daughter, NY spy suspect, to see police about fake passport Police - Lawyer - Fake passport - United States - Russia
Lawyer claims Red Bank firing a 'vendetta'
Lawyers representing former Red Bank Police Chief Larry Sneed say his firing Friday is the result of "a personal vendetta" by Vice Mayor Monty Millard.
Lawyer to appeal decision in case of slain kids
BALTIMORE (AP) Two men convicted in the near-beheadings of their three young relatives won't get a new trial despite the failure of the trial judge to disclose notes he received from the jury, an appeals court has ruled.
Candidate for St. Charles County prosecuting attorney to lose driver's license
Michael E. Carter, a candidate for St. Charles County prosecuting attorney, has lost his Department of Revenue hearing for refusing to take a Breathalyzer test in December and will lose his driver's license for a year.
Lawyer urges revocation of new CHED policy
New graduates of state universities and colleges will likely find it difficult to take board exams if a new policy adopted by the Commission on Higher Education is not revoked, an educator and lawyer warned Saturday.
Salinas attorney seeks shot on TV from Oprah
Lawyer, honorary consul and ... talk show host? Blanca Zaraza, an independent attorney and Mexico's honorary consul for Monterey and Santa Cruz counties, is one of nearly 10,000 hopefuls nationwide aspiring to get their TV program on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Ambushed lawyer no longer involved in Maguindanao massacre case
A lawyer who survived an ambush here the previous day surfaced on Saturday to clarify reports he was the lawyer for a key witness in the Maguindanao massacre case.
Attorney: Shooting accidental
A Jackson man will claim the predawn shooting death of his girlfriend outside his apartment complex was accidental, according to his attorney.
Attorney: Redwood City woman who attacked family will plead insanity
Philomena Brown will plead not guilty by reason of insanity to charges that she tried to kill her husband and two children last month at their Redwood City home, her attorney said Friday.
Pak Law Minister's brazen 'bribe' to prolong rule refused by lawyer
Pakistan Law Minister Babar Awan had to face a humiliating situation when a lawyer rejected to accept a reward of 50,000 rupees from him on Saturday, alleging that the minister was trying to
Lawyer of massacre witness hurt in ambush
Weeks after the death of a Maguindanao massacre witness, assailants attempted to kill the lawyer of another witness. read more...
Lawyer: NY spy suspect's dad told her to see cops
A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy said Friday that her father told her to go to police with a fake passport an undercover FBI agent had given to her, leading to her arrest and solitary confinement.
Lawyer: Spy Suspect's Dad Told Her To See Cops
A lawyer for a Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy in New York says her father told her to go to police with a fake passport an undercover FBI agent gave her. Attorney Robert Baum says he may use that information to appeal a magistrate judge's decision to deny bail for his client, 28-year-old Anna Chapman.
Lawyer fined $50k
A BARRISTER who failed to pay tax for 17 years has been fined $50,000 by Victoria's Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
Lawyer: Deal will stand in Mich. bullying case
DETROIT (AP) A Michigan school district agreed to settle a lawsuit over bullying a day before a federal judge threw out an $800,000 jury verdict in the case, a lawyer said Friday.
State Attorney Generals office to handle case of ex-Nifong aide
State Attorney Generals office to handle case of ex-Nifong aide - DURHAM -- The Office of the N.C. Attorney General
Jessamy draws a challenger to state's attorney re-election
Bernstein seen as serious contender for city state's attorney Baltimore has had four mayors and six police commissioners but just one chief prosecutor in the past 15 years; Bernstein seen as serious contender for position
Lawyer not part of massacre case
THE LAWYER WHO survived an ambush here on Friday surfaced Saturday to clarify that he was not one of the prosecution lawyers in the Maguindanao massacre case.
Blue Chip lawyer's day of reckoning
Blue Chip pet lawyer Jonathan Mathias has been found guilty of multiple counts of misconduct for his part in luring unwitting elderly investors investing with Mark Bryers' property investment company, thus putting their homes at risk.
Lawyer's past censure hushed
A lawyer struck off for "egregious" breaches in his duty to Blue Chip investors had been censured before for similar offences. The news of Jonathan Mathias' previous offending had been kept so well under wraps that not even those...
Stanford lawyer not focused on case's legal circus
It might not be the Greatest Show on Earth but the legal circus in the $7 billion fraud case against jailed Texas financier R. Allen Stanford is possibly making it the greatest show in court.
Stanford Lawyer Not Focused on Case's Legal Circus
Legal circus making Texas financier Stanford's $7 billion fraud case greatest show in court Texas - Fraud - Law - Lawyer - Houston
Stanford lawyer not focused on case's legal circus
It might not be the Greatest Show on Earth but the legal circus in the $7 billion fraud case against jailed Texas financier R. Allen Stanford is possibly making it the greatest show in court. So far, the criminal and civil cases against Stanford have included... Allen Stanford - Texas - Lawyer - Civil law - Fraud
Canyon News - Defense Attorney To Appeal Pilot's Jail Sentence
SANTA MONICALos Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney John Duran will appeal the 60-day jail-time sentence issued to pilot and film producer David Riggs for stunts performed over the Santa Monica Pier in November of 2008. Riggs was promoting his film Kerosene Cowboys when he violated California Public Utilities code 21407, which protects citizens from reckless endangerment to life and property ...
Longtime civil rights lawyer William Taylor dies
William L. Taylor, a Washington lawyer and civil rights activist who fought in courts and in government to desegregate schools, has died. He was 78.
Longtime civil rights lawyer William Taylor dies
William L. Taylor, a Washington lawyer and civil rights activist who fought in courts and in government to desegregate schools, has died. He was 78. Civil and political rights - United States - Activism - Washington DC - Law
Longtime civil rights lawyer William Taylor dies
Longtime civil rights lawyer William Taylor dies
Longtime civil rights lawyer William Taylor dies
William L. Taylor, a Washington lawyer and civil rights activist who fought in courts and in government to desegregate schools, has died.
Longtime civil rights lawyer William Taylor dies
FILE - In this August 7, 1967 file photo, William L. Taylor, staff director of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, speaks at a news conference in Washington. Taylor, a Washington lawyer and civil rights activist who fought in courts and in government to desegregate schools, died Monday, June 28, 2010. He was 78. (AP Photo, File)
South Euclid lawyer Ed Icove takes case successfully to the Supreme Court
For an attorney, having a case tried before the U.S. Supreme Court is akin to a ballplayer making it to the major leagues, and making that debut in Yankee Stadium. South Euclid lawyer Ed Icove recently took a case to the highest court in the land and called it a really fantastic experience. Part of the fantastic feeling, no doubt, stems from the fact that he was on the winning side.
Lawyer: Death Penalty Law Unconstitutional
COVINGTON (AP) - A public defender is arguing that Kentucky's death penalty law is unconstitutional. Joanne Lynch argued Thursday in Kenton Circuit Court that Kentucky's statute is "arbitrary and capricious" because prosecutors decide whether to seek the death penalty. Lynch says that means if two people are convicted of the same crimes in different counties, one could face the death penalty ...
Spy suspect wants to stay in US, lawyer tells AP
The Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy is "embarrassed" by photos of her that have turned up in media reports and fears she will be deported, her lawyer said. Russia - Lawyer - Diplomat - Associated Press - United States
NY spy suspect wants to stay here, lawyer tells AP
The Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy is "embarrassed" by photos of her that have turned up in media reports and fears she will be deported, her lawyer said.
Spy suspect wants to stay in U.S., lawyer says
The Russian diplomat's daughter accused of being a spy is "embarrassed" by photos of her that have turned up in media reports and fears she will be deported, her lawyer said. Russia - United States - Lawyer - Diplomat - Federal Bureau of Investigation
Longtime civil rights lawyer William Taylor dies
William L. Taylor, a Washington lawyer and civil rights activist who fought in courts and on Capitol Hill to desegregate schools, has died. He was 78.
Lawyer quotes Gandhi, defends Hafiz
Should New Delhi be able to get this man on its side, it will get much closer to its pet Pakistani pursuit.
Isaf named states attorney
Edgar County will have a new states attorney on July 12 when Mark R. Isaf fills the vacancy created by Matt Sullivans move to the judiciary.
Longtime civil rights lawyer William Taylor dies
WASHINGTON (AP) - A lawyer who helped write the NAACP's legal brief for the Supreme Court case that compelled schools in Little Rock, Ark., to desegregate has died.
Hampton attorney was devoted to family, community
Lloyd Conley was recognized as an astute attorney who understood the importance of dealing with families going through difficult times.
Civil rights lawyer Taylor dies
William L. Taylor, a Washington lawyer and civil rights activist who fought in courts and in government to desegregate schools, has died. He was 78.Special coverage: Civil Rights in America
CRANBURY: Attorney resigns from township post
CRANBURY Township Attorney Trishka Waterbuy has resigned because state land use law does not allow lawyers from the same firm to represent the township and municipal planning boards.
Van der Sloot files suit against initial lawyer
Joran van der Sloot has sued the lawyer who represented him during a police interrogation on the day that authorities say the Dutchman confessed to killing a Peruvian woman, his current attorney said Saturday.
Van der Sloot files suit against first lawyer, charging him with posing as public defender
Joran van der Sloot has sued the lawyer who represented him during a police interrogation on the day that authorities say the Dutchman confessed to killing a Peruvian woman, his current attorney...
Van der Sloot files suit against initial lawyer
Joran van der Sloot has sued the lawyer who represented him during a police interrogation on the day that authorities say the Dutchman confessed to killing a Peruvian woman, his current attorney said Saturday. Natalee Holloway - Lawyer - Law - United States - Law Enforcement
Ore. lawyer guilty of groping opposing counsel
A lawyer accused of groping his opposing counsel at a downtown Portland office party has pleaded guilty to a harassment charge.
Van Der Sloot Sues His First Lawyer, Top Homicide Cop
Van der Sloot files suit against first lawyer, charging him with posing as public defender Lawyer - Public defender - Law - Natalee Holloway - Lima
Van der Sloot files suit against initial lawyer
Joran van der Sloot has sued the lawyer who represented him during a police interrogation on the day that authorities say the Dutchman confessed to killing a Peruvian woman, his current attorney said Saturday. Natalee Holloway - Lawyer - Law - Law Enforcement - United States
Van der Sloot files suit against initial lawyer
Joran van der Sloot has sued the lawyer who represented him during a police interrogation on the day that authorities say the Dutchman confessed to killing a Peruvian woman.
Suspect for setting SC city attorney's office on fire
Police in Santa Cruz arrested a man Saturday suspected of setting fire to the city attorney's office.