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Lawyer denies caretaker caused child's fatal injuries
Lawyer denies caretaker caused child's fatal injuries
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. Maximo Altez told The Associated Press he filed suit Friday charging attorney Luz Romero Chinchay with misrepresentation, abuse of authority and conspiracy to commit a crime.
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. Maximo Altez told The Associated Press he filed suit Friday charging attorney Luz Romero Chinchay with misrepresentation, abuse of authority and conspiracy to commit a crime.
Attorney questions magistrates impartiality
MICHIGAN CITY An attorney told Magistrate Judge Greta Friedman on Tuesday he questions her ability to remain impartial. Friedman rejected his clients guilty plea in a fatal hit-and-run earlier this year, saying she felt the womans charge was not as serious as it should have been.
Local lawyer offers to pay for 4th of July cab rides
A local personal injury lawyer is opening up his wallet to keep drunk drivers off the road this holiday weekend.
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. Maximo Altez told The Associated Press he filed... Natalee Holloway - Lawyer - Law - Associated Press - Law Enforcement
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. He was a lawyer who helped write the NAACP's legal brief for the Supreme Court case that compelled schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, to desegregat.
Mark Owens Jr. among 12 recipients of 2010 Citizen Lawyer Award
Mark W. Owens Jr. of Greenville was among 12 attorneys honored as the North Carolina Bar Association, in conjunction with the Citizen Lawyer Task Force, recognized the 2010 recipients of the Citizen Lawyer Award.
Erie lawyer Lucas had previous tax woes
Tim Lucas, a prominent Erie defense lawyer known for representing high-profile clients, will have to deal with his past as he faces a federal felony charge of income tax evasion.
Lawyer says alleged bid rigger not the focus of investigation
Methuen contractor Christopher Medugno faces 24 charges of rigging bids to win jobs from the city, schools and Housing Authority, but his lawyer says he is not the main focus of the investigation.
Van Der Sloot Files Suit Against Peru Lawyer
Joran van der Sloot files suit, charging his first lawyer in Peru with misrepresentation, abuse of authority and conspiracy to commit a crime
Van der Sloot Sues Initial Lawyer in Peru Murder
Lawyer Now Representing Dutchman Accused in Killing Says Attorney Present at Police Interrogation Wasn't Public Advocate
Van der Sloot Sues Initial Lawyer in Peru Murder
Lawyer Now Representing Dutchman Accused in Killing Says Attorney Present at Police Interrogation Wasn't Public Advocate
Skakel lawyer admits spending tax money on country clubs, Jeeps
Celebrity lawyer Michael Sherman on Wednesday pleaded guilty to willfully failing to pay about $400,000 in federal income taxes, admitting he had the ability to pay but spent the money on country club memberships and other discretionary items.
Lawyer loves the theater musical
Back in 1990, when Eric Hurst and a handful of friends started Theatre A La Carte, putting on shows meant a constant scramble for money, people and performance spaces for over-the-top musical productions that everybody said "would never play in Tallahassee" anyway.
Former mayor, current councilors broke law, attorney concludes; Greenfield responds to suit by officials, former mayor
Responding to a lawsuit filed on behalf of Greenfield City Councilors Mark Lee, Howard Veldhuizen and former mayor Jill Krout against the city of Greenfield proposing remedies in excess $50,000 apiece, the city council (sans Lee and Veldhuizen) hired attorney Paul Reuvers to defend the city.
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 - Interrogation
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.
Police probe woman's suicide try at condo of prominent attorney
Police responded to the Dorchester condo of Lynn native and prominent attorney Gary Zerola early Thursday morning when a 911 call reported a person had been stabbed.
Civil rights lawyer Taylor, 78, dies
William L. Taylor, a Washington lawyer and civil rights activist who fought in courts and in government to desegregate schools, including Fort Wayne Community Schools, has died. He was 78.
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.
Deputy's attorney says felon who helped Dallas sheriff's charities got special treatment
When Kevin Pate, an accused con man with a lengthy history of theft, complained last year that a Dallas County sheriff's deputy was harassing him, an internal affairs investigator concluded the deputy did nothing wrong.
Lawyer reviews historic 1906 lynching case
Generation X-ers hear stories of racial, sexual or religious hatred and are appalled at the viciousness of man. Unfortunately, this type of brutality is not new.
Van der Sloot sues lawyer
LIMA, Peru - 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 says.Maximo Altez...
Local attorney's death stunning
BATH TOWNSHIP - Scott Goldstein likely would not have been sent to prison after being convicted this month of defrauding an investor in an equipment leasing business out of more than $22,000.
Fairbanks attorney Joe Miller ramps up Murkowski criticisms
FAIRBANKS As the Republican primary quickly approaches, the Fairbanks attorney vying for Sen. Lisa Murkowskis Senate seat is hitting harder with his critiques. Last week, Joe Miller issued a st...
Syria sentences leading lawyer Maleh to 3 years
DAMASCUS - A Syrian military court on Sunday sentenced a 79-year old lawyer who campaigned for decades to lift an emergency law to three years in prison on charges of weakening national morale, defence lawyers said.
Attorney questions magistrates impartiality
MICHIGAN CITY An attorney told Magistrate Judge Greta Friedman on Tuesday he questions her ability to remain impartial. Friedman rejected his clients guilty plea in a fatal hit-and-run earlier this year, saying she felt the womans charge was not as serious as it should have been.
Attorney to host seminar on estate planning
FITCHBURG -- It's summertime, and the living should be easy. But the economy is still in a troubled state, and many people are worried about their financial situation.
Lawyer suspended; 4 others disciplined
A Jonesboro lawyer has been suspended for 11 months, and lawyers from Hot Springs, Little Rock and North Little Rock were also disciplined, the Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct said last week.
Bhubaneswar: Woman lawyer undergoes sex change
In a curious turn of events a woman lawyer underwent a sex reassignment surgery (SRS) allegedly to save herself from forced marriage by her family.
Van der Sloot sues ex-lawyer
Joran van der Sloot is suing the lawyer who represented him during a police interrogation on the day that authorities say the Dutchman confessed to killing a Peruvian woman.
Danbury attorney pitches legal advice show for new Oprah network
Attorney Ellen VanDyke of Danbury is trying to get a legal advice show on Oprah's new network. Photo: Contributed Photo / The News-Times Contributed DANBURY -- City attorney Ellen Van Dyke is seeking online votes for her idea for a legal advice show on the Oprah Winfrey TV network.
International lawyer Giovanni Di Stefano adds Pathe Records TO MGM Records and Pye Records to his Comeback Labels
International lawyer revives Pathe Records to add to his comebacks labels MGM Records and Pye Records. New artists are to be announced and anyone who wanting to submit material welcomed. "We will turn no one away" said Di Stefano.
Syria jails rights lawyer for three years: NGOs
A Syrian court on Sunday jailed for three years a human rights lawyer who worked for Amnesty International for "publishing false information," rights groups said, condemning the ruling.
DPS settles attorney's fees, court costs in woman's conspiracy suit
The Department of Public Safety has agreed to settle the claim for attorney's fees and court costs filed by a Korean woman who had accused some police officers of conspiring to destroy evidence to prevent the prosecution of a drunk motorist.
William Taylor, civil rights lawyer, dies
BETHESDA, Md., July 4 (UPI) -- William L. Taylor, a Washington lawyer and leading civil rights advocate who drafted and defended civil rights legislation, died in Bethesda, Md. He was 78. Civil and political rights - United States - Lawyer - William Taylor - Law
International lawyer Giovanni Di Stefano adds Pathe Records TO MGM Records and Pye Records to his Comeback Labels
International lawyer revives Pathe Records to add to his comebacks labels MGM Records and Pye Records. New artists are to be announced and anyone who wanting to submit material welcomed. "We will turn no one away" said Di Stefano. (PRWeb Jul 4, 2010) Read the full story at (link) 20
Lawyer: 'Femme fatale' spy suspect Anna Chapman wants to stay in U.S.
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.
Oregon lawyer groped opposing counsel
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A lawyer accused of groping his opposing counsel at a downtown Portland office party has pleaded guilty to a harassment charge, according to The Oregonian. The lawyer, 42-year-old Jack Levy, was sentenced Friday to probation and ordered to write an apology, the paper said. The report says the victim was the attorney for property owners in a $4.3 million suit against a ...
RI attorney general hopefuls pledge to review fire
Associated Press - July 4, 2010 11:35 AM ET PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Three top candidates for Rhode Island attorney general have promised to review the investigation into a deadly 2003 nightclub...
RI attorney general candidates to review club fire
Several candidates for Rhode Island attorney general have promised to review the investigation into a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 people if they are elected the state's next top prosecutor, addressing concerns from some family members that not enough people were punished for the blaze. Rhode Island - United States - Attorney general - Politics - Recreation and Sports
Joran van der Sloot And His Crazy-Deranged A$s Sues Lawyer
This Joran character is a trip: 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. Maximo Altez told The Associated Press he filed suit Friday charging attorney Luz Romero Chinchay [...]
Joran Van Der Sloot Sues His Attorney
Joran van der Sloot is suing the Peruvian attorney who represented him when he confessed to killing Stephany Flores Ramirez , RadarOnline . com has learned. PHOTOS: Joran Van Der Sloot's Bloody Shirt
Empire, city attorney dispute public's right to know
The city attorney has denied an open records request by the Juneau Empire for documents regarding rape allegations against a former UAS student that were dismissed last month.
Syria jails elderly lawyer for "weakening national morale"
A Syrian military court has jailed a 79-year-old lawyer who campaigned for decades for an end to emergency law, prompting fears that he may not survive the three-year term
Texas AG Calls Out Obama on Immigration- EXCLUSIVE: No-Man's Land in Arizona
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is calling on President Obama to secure the border between Texas and Mexico, following a Tuesday incident where shots in Juarez, Mexico crossed the border into El Paso and struck City Hall. Speaking Sunday on Fox News , Abbott said the U.S. - Mexico border, two-thirds of which lies in Texas, is a very violent place and that hes been underwhelmed by the show ...
Syria jails elderly lawyer for 3 years
Reuters/Damascus A Syrian military court jailed yesterday a 79-year-old lawyer who campaigned for decades for an end to emergency law, prompting fears that he may not survive the three-year term.
Lawyer, 79, jailed for 'weakening morale'
A SYRIAN military court sentenced a 79-year-old lawyer yesterday who campaigned for decades for an end to emergency law, jailing him for three years on charges of "weakeni