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State attorney looking into fatal Ormond dispute
A dispute that ended in a shooting death in an Ormond Beach driveway is now in the hands of the State Attorney's Office, police said Monday.
NY Attorney General candidate Rice didnt vote until age 38
MINEOLA If Kathleen Rice is to became the states attorney general, she might want to encourage young voters not to follow her lead when it comes to going to the polls.
RICHARD J. SZCZEPANIAK, 1951-2010 Lawyer paired humor with determination
By DENNIS HOWE BLADE STAFF WRITER Richard J. Szczepaniak, a Toledo lawyer and longtime basketball referee, died Sunday in his home. He was 58. He succumbed to prostate cancer eight years after his original diagnosis, said his wife, Cyndie. Mr. Szczepaniak was born Oct. 12, 1951, in Toledo and grew up on Dexter Street, the son of Polish parents in a Polish neighborhood. He was an altar boy on ...
Robert Gruen, lawyer and judge, dies
Robert D. Gruen, who practiced law in Bergen County for more than 50 years and had two stints as Teaneck's municipal judge, died Sunday. He was 84 and lived in Englewood.
Lawyer in court over 'short-cut' forgeries
The Melbourne Magistrates Court has heard a former lawyer allegedly forged a judge's signature to ease his workload.
Colo. attorney general to make re-election campaign stop in Frisco Wednesday
FRISCO Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will stop in Summit County this week to meet with voters in his bid for re-election. The gathering will take place at 4 p.m., Wednesday at Tuscato Ristorante Italiano, 307 Main St., Frisco.
Blago's lawyer faces jail
CHICAGO A lawyer for Rod Blagojevich clashed with the judge in the former Illinois governor's corruption trial over what he could say in his closing arguments, pledging Monday that he was ready to go to jail for contempt if the judge did not change his mind.
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.
Lawyer seeks lien, wants off Pickering case
A year after suing her husband's alleged mistress, the estranged wife of former U.S. Rep. Chip Pickering and the attorney who filed the alienation of affection lawsuit are at odds.
Arizona's U.S. attorney part of fight vs. SB 1070
U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke plans to use his civil-rights division to prosecute complaints of racial profiling stemming from Arizona's new immigration law.
St. Charles County prosecuting attorney challenged in primary
St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney Jack Banas has taken aim at Wentzville Municipal Court Judge Michael Carter, his opponent in the Aug. 3 Republican primary race for prosecuting attorney.
Zuma's lawyer to defend Reitz 4
The four former University of Free State students accused of humiliating five black workers and making a racist video will be represented by the formidable Kemp J Kemp SC.
In brief: Judge, Blagojevich attorney clash - Tue, 27 Jul 2010 PST
CHICAGO The judge in Rod Blagojevichs corruption trial has clashed with an attorney for the former Illinois governor about what the lawyer can say in closing arguments. Judge James Zagel sent the jury home for the day Monday after Blagojevich attorney Sam Adam Jr. complained the judge was gutting his closing arguments. Adam said he intended to mention witnesses that prosecutors did not call ...
Blagojevich lawyer irks judge, may risk jail
Rod Blagojevich's defense attorney could find himself behind bars even as he works to keep his client out of prison.
Blagojevich lawyer irks judge, may risk jail
Rod Blagojevich's defense attorney could find himself behind bars even as he works to keep his client out of prison. Rod Blagojevich - Lawyer - Law - United States - Services
Attorney gets wish: a formal hearing
Three days after demanding a formal hearing, former attorney general candidate and Las Vegas attorney Jacob Hafter on Monday got what he wished for when the Nevada State Bar served him with papers alleging he engaged in attorney misconduct last spring.
Attorney: Pitino May Testify Tuesday Or Wednesday
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The lawyer for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said he may testify Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday in the case of a woman accused of trying to extort him.       Attorney Steve Pence, a former federal prosecutor, told The Associated Press that Pitino's testimony could last at least half a day in the case of Karen Cunagin Sypher ...
US high court suspends lawyer
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - Vicksburg lawyer Robert Arledge has been suspended from practicing law before the U.S. Supreme Court. The Supreme Court on Monday issued the suspension. It gave Arledge 40 days to file papers with the court giving reasons why he should not be disbarred.
Lawyer sees red over Muslim headgear
"Women sometimes appear in court wearing clothes baring their breasts and with mini skirts up to here! Muslims should be allowed to wear their headgear in court if it is in accordance with their religion."
Iranian lawyer missing after interrogation over his support for adulterer who faced stoning
The lawyer responsible for representing an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery has gone missing and his wife and brother-in-law have been arrested.
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.
Court upholds contempt charge against lawyer
The Vermont Supreme Court has upheld a finding of criminal contempt against Burlington lawyer Jasdeep Pannu in connection with his conduct during a 2009 trial where he represented a 30-year-old man accused of aggravated sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.
Iran Stoning Case Lawyer Reported Missing
The lawyer representing an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery has gone missing.
Lawyer for tug pilot in Philly crash fears felony charges
PHILADELPHIA A lawyer for the pilot of the tug pushing a barge that sank a duck boat in Philadelphia fears his client could face federal felony charges over the deadly crash.
GOP candidate stays in state's attorney race
SALISBURY -- Salisbury attorney Matthew Maciarello has ended any doubt over his on-again, off-again campaign for Wicomico County state's attorney.
Lawyer says LiLo misses her family in jail
Washington, July 27 : Incarcerated Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has revealed that the actress misses her family in the jail.
3-alarm fire destroys Birmingham attorney's office
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A fire destroyed one building and damaged another being used by Birmingham attorney Eric Guster. Birmingham firefighters were called to the 2100 block of 10th Avenue South around 11:15 p.m. Monday. They found a building owned by Guster fully engulfed in flames.
Defense attorney denied access to records
SILVER CITY - An attorney representing a Hurley woman charged with battery on a peace officer has been denied access to the personnel files of six Grant County Detention Center guards, according to court documents.
Lawyer Websites Held to a New Quality Standard and Lower Cost by SEOLawFirm.com
Law firm marketing company, SEOLawFirm.com, has launched a semi-custom website solution for small law firms. The company says their website designs were created with a custom feel and does not shy away from pointing out inferiorities in competing solutions.
Blagojevich lawyer warned
CHICAGO - A lawyer for Rod Blagojevich clashed with the judge in the former Illinois governor's corruption trial over what he could say in his closing arguments, pledging Monday that he was ready to go to jail for contempt if the judge did not change his mind.
Attorney: Pitino may testify Tuesday or Wednesday
Attorney for Pitino says coach may testify Tuesday or Wednesday in extortion trial
Attorney: Pitino may testify Tuesday or Wednesday
Karen Sypher, second from right, arrives at federal court in Louisville, Ky. for her trial with her attorney, James Earhart, left, and other members of the defense team.
Ionescu drops lawyer suddenly
His criminal trial starts in a Romanian court today. But his lawyer was dropped from the case yesterday in what was an eleventh-hour development.
Shocker: Rod Blagojevich's Lawyer Made a Scene In Court Yesterday [Show Trials]
# showtrials Rod Blagojevich probably never imagined that when he hired R. Kelly's former lawyer to close out his corruption trial that it would turn into a circus. Never! But Sam Adam Jr . made a scene, and said he'd go to jail. More��
Attorney: Pitino may testify Tuesday or Wednesday
Published: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 6:49 a.m. Last Modified: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 6:49 a.m. LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The lawyer for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says he may testify Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday in the case of a woman accused of trying to extort him.
Blagojevich lawyer could face jail time
Blagojevich lawyer could face jail time
Lawyer representing imprisoned Iranian woman is missing
The lawyer representing an Iranian woman who has been sentenced to death by stoning for adultery has gone missing, and his wife and brother-in-law have been taken into custody.
Chief justice appointee 'unqualified,' lawyer says
Honolulu lawyer Eric Seitz wrote to the Hawaii State Bar Association yesterday "strongly" opposing Gov. Linda Lingle's appointment of appeals Judge Katherine Leonard as the next chief justice.
Attorney: Pitino may testify Tuesday or Wednesday
LOUISVILLE, KY. (AP) - The lawyer for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said he may testify Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday in the case of a woman accused of trying to extort him. Attorney Steve Pence, a former federal prosecutor, told The Associated Press that Pitino's testimony could last at ...
Attorney: Pitino may testify Tuesday or Wednesday
The lawyer for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says he may testify Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday in the case of a woman accused of trying to extort him. University of Louisville - Rick Pitino - Coach - sport - Kentucky
Attorney: Pitino May Testify Tuesday Or Wednesday
The lawyer for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says he may testify Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday in the case of a woman accused of trying to extort him.
Attorney: Pitino may testify Tuesday or Wednesday
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Convicted K.Rouge prison chief to appeal: lawyer
Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch will appeal against his conviction by Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes tribunal, which sentenced him to 30 years in jail, his defence lawyer said Tuesday.
Rick Pitino's attorney says he may testify Tuesday or Wednesday in attempted extortion trial
The lawyer for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says he may testify Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday in the case of a woman accused of trying to extort him.
Attorney Wants To Ask Lindsay Lohan If She Was Strip Searched
A Los Angeles attorney hopes to speak with embattled actress Lindsay Lohan as part of her lawsuit challenging strip searches at the Mean Girls star's current digs, Lynwood, California's Century Regional Detention Facility, RadarOnline.com has learned.
Attorney: Pitino may testify Tuesday or Wednesday
The lawyer for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said he may testify Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday in the case of a woman accused of trying to extort him.
Attorney: Pitino May Testify Tuesday or Wednesday
Attorney for Pitino says coach may testify Tuesday or Wednesday in extortion trial Coach - University of Louisville - sport - Rick Pitino - Basketball
Lawyer to sue tug boat, duck boat company (VIDEO)
PHILADELPHIA - Robert Mongeluzzi, the attorney for two Hungarian families, tells Fox 29 he will sue Ride The Ducks and a tug boat operator, over the deaths of two tourists in Philadelphia.
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer: It's Hard For Her Not Seeing Family
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has said she is finding it difficult not seeing her family.
Attorney in Iran stoning case remains missing
An attorney representing an imprisoned Iranian woman facing possible execution by stoning remained missing Tuesday, although his wife and brother-in-law were in custody, a human rights activist said.