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Son misled mayor, lawyer suggests
Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallions lawyer has unveiled her defence at a judicial inquiry probing the mayors involvement in a $14.4 million land sale her son was brokering: Peter misled her.
Sudden death of local attorney, Saratoga County Family Court Judge candidate stuns community
SARATOGA COUNTY News of attorney Erika Riebels sudden death Tuesday rippled across Saratoga County, leaving shock and sadness in its wake.
Council to send police grant issue to attorney general
Council attorney Drew Rees advised councilors Thursday that was an option available since the City Attorney's Office has recused itself from determining whether criminal charges should be filed.
$882,000 in Country Crossing bingo license refunds questioned by Dothan attorney
A Dothan attorney believes the refunds have no legal basis.
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.
Lawyer in Iran stoning case missing
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Chamber official hires well-known attorney
SILVER CITY - An attorney known throughout the state for his defense of those charged with murder and his involvement in death-penalty cases has been hired by Lola Polley, the executive director of the local Chamber of Commerce, who has been charged with battery on a peace officer, a fourth-degree felony.
Abu Salem's lawyer to take on minister over allegations of luxurious treatment
By Shivaji Saluke/ Ram Chandra Sahu, Pune/ Bhopal, July 29 : Saba Qureshi, the lawyer of gangster Abu Salem, said that she would file complaints against Ramesh Bagwe, Maharashtra's Minister for Home, for alleging that the criminal was receiving 'five-star treatment' in jail.
Pitino, lawyer have testy court exchange
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino and the lawyer for a woman accused of attempting to extort him have started the trial's fourth day of testimony with a heated exchange.
Sudden death of local attorney, Saratoga County Family Court Judge candidate Erika Riebel stuns community
SARATOGA COUNTY News of attorney Erika Riebels sudden death Tuesday rippled across Saratoga County, leaving shock and sadness in its wake.
Mingo lawyer pleads guilty to fraud
CHARLESTON - A Mingo County lawyer has pleaded guilty to charges of defrauding West Virginia Public Defender Services. William Duty, Jr., a self-employed attorney in Williamson, is scheduled to be...
Aquinos poll lawyer is SolGen
JOSE Anselmo "Joel" Cadiz, the election lawyer of President Aquino and his running-mate former Sen. Mar Roxas, is the new solicitor general. This was announced Thursday night by presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda.
Pitino, defense attorney have testy court exchange
Rick Pitino and the attorney for a woman accused of demanding millions from him to conceal a sexual tryst exchanged heated words before a jury Thursday, as the Louisville basketball coach tried to fend off accusations of...
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.
Pitino, defense attorney have testy court exchange
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino and the attorney for a woman accused of attempting to extort him have started the trial's fourth day of testimony with a heated exchange.
Pitino, defence lawyer have testy courtroom exchange in extortion trial
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino and the lawyer for a woman accused of attempting to extort him have started the trial's fourth day of testimony with a heated exchange.
Attorney for accused child-killer faces foreclosure of home in Kissimmee
Attorney for accused child-killer faces foreclosure of home in Kissimmee
Lawyer convicted in insurance fraud reinstated to the bar
By Martin Finucane, Globe Staff A lawyer who was sentenced to six months in jail after his firm was entangled in an insurance fraud scandal will be allowed to practice again, the state's highest court ruled today. "A fundamental...
Marathon County district attorney named to state voting task force
Marathon County District Attorney Ken Heimerman was one of 11 prosecutors named to the states election integrity task force, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced this morning.
N.J. attorney general won't probe Ga. man's shooting
New Jersey's attorney general will not investigate a fatal police shooting of an unarmed CEO from Georgia.
Pitino, defense attorney have testy court exchange
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The trial of a woman accused of trying to extort Rick Pitino began its fourth day with a heated exchange Thursday between the Louisville basketball coach and the woman's attorney.
Pitino, defense attorney have heated exchange
Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino and the attorney for a woman accused of attempting to extort him have started the trial's fourth day of testimony with a heated exchange. Rick Pitino - Coach - Lawyer - sport - Basketball
Greeneville attorney suspended for courthouse tantrum
The Tennessee Supreme Court has suspended a Greeneville attorney who had a tantrum in the courthouse. Francis Xavier Santore was suspended from practicing law for 33 months on July 23, according to a Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility news release issued Wednesday.
Pitino, defense attorney have testy court exchange
LOUISVILLE, Ky. The trial of a woman accused of trying to extort Rick Pitino began its fourth day with a heated exchange Thursday between the Louisville basketball coach and the woman's attorney. Attorney James Earhart was questioning Pitino about allegations that he raped Karen Cunagin Sypher when the coach...
Lost G20 charge puzzles man's lawyer
The lawyer of a man charged under what has become known as the "G20 five-metre rule," only to find out later there was no record of the charge ever being filed, says he is waiting for an explanation.
Leon Valley City attorney warns against twittering and accessing Facebook
Leon Valley City Attorney Mick McKamie says lazy journalists are causing a dilemma for municipalities whose employees access Facebook and Twitter while working, even if it's on their own devices.
Attorney General reviewing teenage killers' sentences
The Attorney General is reviewing the sentences given to the happy slapping teenagers who killed a Tooting pensioner in front of his granddaughter. Read more >
Pitino, defense attorney have testy court exchange
Rick Pitino and the attorney for a woman accused of demanding millions from him to conceal a sexual tryst exchanged heated words before a jury Thursday, as the Louisville basketball coach tried to fend off accusations of rape and lying.
Attorney General reviewing teenage killers' sentences
The Attorney General is reviewing the sentences given to the happy slapping teenagers who killed a Tooting pensioner in front of his granddaughter. Read more >
Lawyer indicted for obstruction of justice
The Provincial Prosecutors Office has indicted a lawyer for obstruction of justice for cutting the hair of his client in order to prevent the witness from identifying the accused.
Attorney General reviewing teenage killers' sentences
The Attorney General is reviewing the sentences given to the happy slapping teenagers who killed a Tooting pensioner in front of his granddaughter. Read more >
City attorney: Coloma mayor should not have blocked motion
COLOMA - City Attorney Scott Dienes said this week that Mayor Jim Polashak was out of order when he temporarily quashed a motion last month to spend money on City Hall renovations.
Va. Attorney General Will Give Disputed Donations to Veterans Groups
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II announced Wednesday that he will donate $55,000 given to his campaign by Bobby Thompson, a Florida man who founded the U.S. Navy Veterans Association, to veterans charities in Virginia.
Heated Words Between Pitino, Attorney
Rick Pitino and the attorney for a woman accused of demanding millions from him to conceal a sexual tryst exchanged heated words before a jury Thursday, as the Louisville basketball coach tried to fend off accusations of rape and lying. Attorney James Earhart was pushing Pitino to address allegations from defendant Karen Cunagin Sypher that she was raped. � The coach interrupted, saying he was ...
Mass. lawyer reinstated after insurance scam
A lawyer from a well-known Massachusetts personal injury firm who was convicted of insurance fraud will be allowed to practice law again. Personal injury - Lawyer - Law - Services - Lawyers and Law Firms
Pitino, defense attorney have heated exchange
Rick Pitino and the attorney for a woman accused of demanding millions from him to conceal a sexual tryst exchanged heated words before a jury Thursday, as the Louisville basketball coach tried to fend off accusations of rape and lying. Rick Pitino - Coach - Rape - sport - Lawyer
N.J. attorney general won't investigate fatal shooting of Suwanee man
N.J. attorney general won't investigate fatal shooting of Suwanee man
Fears for lawyer leading fight in stoning case
CAIRO - Amnesty International has accused Iran of harassing the lawyer of a woman sentenced to death by stoning, saying he has gone missing and two of his relatives have been detained.A blog by the lawyer, Mohammad Mostafaei,...
Attorney General's Race: Do You Know Who's Running?
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A poll shows most New York voters have no idea who they want for attorney general or even who's running. The Quinnipiac University poll shows 81% of Democrats didn't know who they will vote for in the primary and only 3% could name any candidates.
Miss. lawyer's judge nomination before committee
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee delayed action Thursday on the nomination of a Mississippi lawyer to the federal bench.
Attorney General candidate acknowledges extramarital affair
ATLANTA A Republican candidate for attorney general has acknowledged an extramarital affair with a former staffer, but says the relationship began after the woman was no longer an employee.
Former Asst. Hennepin County attorney charged in high-end prostitution ring
A former assistant Hennepin County attorney is charged with six felony counts of promoting prostitution, for allegedly running a high-end call girl ring for wealthy clients
Former Lawyer Back In Custody
A former lawyer who pleaded guilty to having sex with a teenage boy has been taken back into custody.
Pitino, attorney get testy
The trial of a woman accused of trying to extort Rick Pitino began its fourth day with a heated exchange Thursday between the Louisville basketball coach and the woman's attorney.
Texas Attorney General to Investigate Emissions Violation at BP Refinery
A violation involving the release of 500,000 pounds of pollutants from April 6 to May 16 was referred by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on July 23, spokesman Thomas Kelley said.
Former Hennepin attorney charged with six counts of pimping women to 'nice guys'
A former assistant Hennepin County attorney has been charged with six felony counts of promoting prostitution after he allegedly ran an operation that set up "nice guy" customers for prostitutes.
Wanted attorney turns himself in, then bails out
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS A Salt Lake County defense attorney who had a warrant out for his arrest for nearly two weeks...
Attorney General cites Fletcher Granite for wage and hours violations
Just weeks after the Fletcher Granite Co. shuttered operations and laid off its employees, the states Attorney General cited it and its top executive, Monday, for a violation of state laws.
Lawyer: Inmate who tried suicide needs mental evaluation
An attorney representing the man who attempted suicide at the Marion County Jail last week shortly before his sentencing was scheduled to take place wants a federal judge to order a mental health evaluation for his client.
Aquino lawyer is new SolGen
President Benigno Aquino has appointed his election lawyer Joel Cadiz as the new Solicitor General, spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said last night.