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Lawyer to be tried for libel for maligning Belo
A lawyer who published defamatory attacks in his Facebook account against cosmetic surgeon Dr. Vicki Belo and the Belo clinic, was charged with libel by the Office of the Provincial Prosecutor of Rizal. � Argee Guevarra accused the Belo clinic to have committed errors on the cosmetic surgery performed on the buttocks of a certain Josephine Norcio. While media reports pointed to Guevarra as ...
Lawyer slams new inhibition case (2:03 p.m.)
MANILA -- A private counsel in the Maguindanao massacre case slammed the sixth motion for inhibition filed against the judge handling the multiple murder charges in connection to the infamous Maguinda read more
Lawyer: Did DPP had sex with Saiful? Yes or no
By Syed Jaymal Zahiid KUALA LUMPUR: Anwar Ibrahim's lawyers want a definite answer from the prosecution team of the sodomy II trial -- a yes or no if deputy public prosecutor Farah Azlina Latif has an affair with the hearing's key witness and alleged sodomy victim, Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan. In a letter submitted to lead prosecutor, Solicitor-General II Mohd Yusof Zainal Abiden, lawyer Sankara ...
Lawyer for Valbella suspect investigating case
Christopher Dupuis. Photo: File Photo / Greenwich Time File Photo A Cos Cob man charged with first-degree arson and considered the main suspect by police in a fire at Valbella Restaurant appeared in state Superior Court in Stamford Tuesday where his lawyer told a judge they were still in the initial investigatory stages of the case.
Attorney discusses upcoming hearing
Attorneys seeking to dissolve the marriage of fallen Wharton volunteer firefighter Thomas Araguz and his widow Nikki Araguz will request the temporary restraining order freezing all assets and insurance payments be made a temporary injunction Friday.
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.
Ex-Southeast attorney to be sentenced Aug. 4 for stealing from client
CARMEL A former Southeast attorney, who admitted to stealing $339,000 from a client at a real estate closing but won't say what she did with the money, appeared briefly Tuesday in Putnam County Court, where a judge told her she would be sentenced next week.
Lawyer: Did DPP have sex with Saiful? Yes or no
By Syed Jaymal Zahiid KUALA LUMPUR: Anwar Ibrahim's lawyers want a definite answer from the prosecution team of the sodomy II trial -- a yes or no if deputy public prosecutor Farah Azlina Latif has an affair with the hearing's key witness and alleged sodomy victim, Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan. In a letter submitted to lead prosecutor, Solicitor-General II Mohd Yusof Zainal Abiden, lawyer Sankara ...
Illinois Attorney Says Recent Salmonella Outbreaks Show Need for Food Safety Improvements
Federal, state and local officials need to adopt a system that would address foodborne illness outbreaks before they occur instead of merely reacting to them, attorney Patrick A. Salvi says.
Lawyer: LTO violating drivers rights
ROXAS CITY A lawyer is asking the head of Land Transportation Office here to justify their operation of searching drivers which he described as illegal and a violation of ones constitutional rights.
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.
Brown's manager denies she was dropped by lawyer
Foxy Brown's manager has denied the rapper was dropped by her lawyer just before a court appearance on Tuesday - insisting the hip-hop star decided to go with a more "high powered" attorney.
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: Did DPP have sex with Saiful? Yes or no?
By Syed Jaymal Zahiid, Free Malaysia Today Anwar Ibrahim's lawyers want a definite answer from the prosecution team of the sodomy II trial -- a yes or no if deputy public prosecutor Farah Azlina Latif has an affair with the hearing's key witness and alleged sodomy victim, Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan. In a letter submitted to lead prosecutor, Solicitor-General II Mohd Yusof Zainal Abiden, lawyer ...
Author-lawyer Peter Robinson on defending Radovan Karadzic
Of the more than one million American lawyers, California-born Peter Robinson is one of few to specialize in representing accused war criminals.
Lawyer has affair with Saiful
(AFP) - In a sensational twist in Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy trial, a prosecutor has been dropped after being accused of having an affair with the star witness. Defence lawyers said the surprise move bolstered its claim that Anwar, a former deputy premier who was sacked and jailed on separate sex and corruption counts a decade ago, is the victim of a political conspiracy ...
Lawyer: Did DPP have sex with Saiful? Yes or no?
By Syed Jaymal Zahiid, Free Malaysia Today Anwar Ibrahim's lawyers want a definite answer from the prosecution team of the sodomy II trial -- a yes or no if deputy public prosecutor Farah Azlina Latif has an affair with the hearing's key witness and alleged sodomy victim, Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan. In a letter submitted to lead prosecutor, Solicitor-General II Mohd Yusof Zainal Abiden, lawyer ...
Lawyer seeks to depose biker in slain dancer suit
An attorney for the family of a slain exotic dancer says he may ask a federal judge to compel the deposition of a biker who says he worked security at a stripper party at the Manoogian Mansion in 2002.
Lawyer from anti-Chavez TV faces prosecution
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) A lawyer who represents Venezuela's lone television channel that remains critical of President Hugo Chavez has been charged with obstructing justice, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Lawyer offers to produce Ariel's jail songs
JAKARTA: Prominent lawyer OC Kaligis said he was ready to produce for Peterpan's vocalist Nazril "Ariel" Ilham if other producers were unwilling, due to the latter's involvement in a sex video case.
Lawyer: Negatives verified as Ansel Adams' lost work, but photographer's heirs skeptical
It's an antique collector's dream: buying an old box at a garage sale and discovering it contains famous lost works worth a fortune.
Lawyer: Moustis wasn't at site of stabbing
When Will County police found Brandon Lauer sprawled and bleeding in the parking lot of a school in Frankfort Square, he accused the son of Will County Board Chairman Jim Moustis of stabbing him. Just 18 hours earlier, Lauer had called police and told them he was the victim of a different knife attack, one at the hands of his former girlfriend, who is dating Moustis' son, Matthew Moustis ...
Lawyer Did Not Leave Foxy Brown, She Did
Instead of being dropped by Bruce Barrin Associates, the rapper decided to switch to a 'high power attorney'.
Tyler lawyer vying for spot on Texas Supreme Court
A Tyler, Texas, lawyer hopes voters will choose to change the states highest court by electing him to the Texas Supreme Court in November. Democrat Blake Bailey said he believes the court lacks the intellectual diversity necessary to give all parties a level playing field.
Attorney General Holder Says U.S. Probing Leaks of Afghanistan Documents
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department was investigating the source of the leaking of secret U.S. military reports on Afghanistan to the WikiLeaks website.
Murder suspects attorney to test allowance of remarks
The attorney representing a man charged with murder in connection with his former girlfriends disappearance plans to challenge the admissibility of statements his client gave police.
Lawyer takes complaint seriously
��� A complaint to the Florida Bar brought an unusual response in Lake Mary, OrlandoSentinel.com reports. According to a police report, the lawyer, Albert E. Ford II, 43, summed it up in a text to former client Kasee Singh: I declare all out war against you. �� That included burglarizing Singhs business and home, police said. �� Video and still photos taken by Singhs surveillance system show ...
Lawyer from anti-Chavez TV faces prosecution
A lawyer who represents Venezuela's lone television channel that remains critical of President Hugo Chavez has been charged with obstructing justice, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Attorney General rules Whitley Sheriff violated state's Open Records Act ... again
Kentucky's Attorney General has ruled that the Whitley County Sheriff's Department violated the state's Open Records Act by illegally denying a local woman access to the investigative case file regarding the 2005 death of her son.
Attorney: Witness was out to get Robin Vess
PORT CLINTON -- Allegations that a witness who testified against a woman convicted of starving her horses admitted to having a vendetta against the woman are "manufactured and baseless hearsay," a prosecutor said.
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.
Lawyer defends US$200M Ansel Adams garage sale find
A decade ago Rick Norsigian bought some glass negatives resembling Ansel Adams' photographs at a Fresno garage sale for $45. That flea-market find has turned into a potential $200-million-dollar fortune.
Lawyer: Lindsay Lohan wants time with family before rehab
With less than a week left in jail, Lindsay Lohan is now thinking -- and worrying -- about what comes next: her mandatory three months in rehab.
Former Rapid City attorney gets maximum fine for damaging county road
ABERDEEN -- Aberdeen's city attorney will pay the maximum finefor intentionally digging a trench in a township road.
Lawyer in Iran Stoning Case Is Now Targeted by Authorities
Earlier this month, Iranian human-rights lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei helped draw the world's attention to his client, a woman who faced imminent stoning for adultery. Now, according to human-rights activists, he is in hiding himself for fear of retribution.
Attorney Generals Office Offers Free Foreclosure Awareness Video
Phoenix - The home foreclosure crisis has caused great pain for families across Arizona. Thousands have lost their homes to foreclosure and many more are at risk.
NH Attorney General Warns About Puppy Scam
How much is that puppy in the e-mail? The New Hampshire attorney general says it's probably more than you can afford to lose.
NH Attorney General warns about puppy scam
Associated Press - July 28, 2010 11:05 AM ET CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - How much is that puppy in the e-mail? The New Hampshire attorney general says it's probably more than you can afford to...
NH Attorney General warns about puppy scam
The consumer affairs division of the Attorney General's Office said there is a resurgence of the puppy scam that breaks hearts and bank accounts. The internet scam usually involves adorable pictures and promises to deliver the puppy once the purchase price and fees have been sent.
City Attorney Dennis Herrera Appeals Ruling, Fights to Keep Michela Alioto-Pier off Ballot
City Attorney Dennis Herrera will this morning file an appeal of Judge Peter Busch's ruling that Michela Alioto-Pier is eligible to run again for District 2 supervisor. Herrera told KTVU-...
Iran stoning lawyer 'is missing'
Rights group Amnesty International accuses Iran of persecuting a lawyer involved in the high profile case of a woman sentenced to death by stoning.
Lawyer: Laurel Valley closings related to gas, coal
An attorney for a citizens group opposed to the consolidation of secondary schools in the Ligonier Valley School District on Wednesday said that decision was tied to potentially lucrative gas and coal rights on district property.
Attorney for Triple Homicide Defendant Argues Against Death Penalty (Web First)
NEW HAVENAn attorney for Steven J. Hayes of Winsted argued yesterday in superior court that the death penalty should no longer be applied in the Cheshire triple homicide case because of Gov. M. Jodi Rells language last year when she vetoed a capital punishment prohibition bill.
Attorney General Offers Guidance on E-Mails
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says a recent Supreme Court ruling that says personal e-mails of public employees are not public records should be narrowly applied.
Attorney general offers guidance on e-mails
Associated Press - July 28, 2010 12:15 PM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says a recent Supreme Court ruling that says personal e-mails of public employees...
Attorney for chief deputy accused of sex assault wants bond reduced
The attorney for the Saline County chief deputy accused of sexual assault wants his bond reduced.
Aberdeen City Attorney Fined For Misdemeanor
Aberdeen's city attorney will pay the maximum fine for intentionally digging a trench in a township road.
Attorney general offers guidance on e-mails
Associated Press - July 28, 2010 12:15 PM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says a recent Supreme Court ruling that says personal e-mails of public employees...
Attorney General Offers Guidance on E-Mails
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says a recent Supreme Court ruling that says personal e-mails of public employees are not public records should be narrowly applied.
Jury convicts attorney of mortgage fraud
STATESBORO, GA - After a three-day trial, a jury in federal district court returned a guilty verdict yesterday against Emanuel County, Georgia attorney John R. Thompson on mortgage fraud charges. The case was tried before District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield at the U.S. Courthouse in Statesboro, Georgia.