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Ariel relieved after eight declared suspects for posting sex videos on web
A LAWYER representing Nazriel Ihram aka Ariel Peter Pan said Monday Ariel was relieved that eight people had been named suspects by police for posting on websites sex videos allegedly featuring him and two actresses.
Detained Uganda journalist denied trial: lawyer
A Ugandan journalist detained for more than a year on treason charges is being denied a trial and pressured to apply for amnesty, his lawyer told AFP on Tuesday.
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.
Indonesian model in sex video hires prominent lawyer
Indonesian presenter Cut Tari who allegedly features in one of the controversial sex videos with Peterpan band vocalist Nazril 'Ariel' Ilham, is now using the service of prominent lawyer Hotman Paris Hutapea to represent her.
Q&A With Pakistani Lawyer Asma Jahangir
Pakistan and its problems remain at the center of world attention. Leading Pakistani human-rights lawyer Asma Jahangir talks about the chances for change in her fractious homeland.
EXCLUSIVE: DA In Lindsay Lohan Case Wants Alcohol Program To Turn Over Records
The District Attorney prosecuting Lindsay Lohan will ask a judge in Los Angeles Tuesday morning to force the court-ordered alcohol program overseeing the troubled actress' rehabilitation to turn over its records immediately, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned. Danette Meyers , the deputy district attorney, served the Right On Program with subpoenas last month.
Bingo dominates talk in Democrats' runoff for attorney general
One of the biggest issues the next Alabama attorney general will face is unfolding in the state's courts and on dusty roads in rural Greene County as two lawyers campaign for the Democratic Party's nomination to the legal post in the July 13 runoff.
Ex-GOP chief gets high-profile lawyer
Lawyer Cheney Mason will press high-profile Republicans about what they know about former GOP Chairman Jim Greer's consulting company.
State not opposed to moving Bradley trial
The Attorney Generals Office does not oppose a defense motion to move the trial of accused pedophile Dr. Earl Bradley from Sussex County Superior Court to New Castle County.
Greer attorney wants to depose Bill McCollum, other GOP leaders
Former Republican Party boss Jim Greer is facing a "politically motivated prosecution" and Attorney General Bill McCollum is part of it, attorney Cheney Mason says.
Why Chinese activist Ni Yulan lost nearly everything
Chinese activist-lawyer Ni Yulan, who helped Beijingers defend their homes from demolition, has been jailed, beaten, and disbarred, and her own home was bulldozed by authorities. Recently released from prison, she is being helped by hundreds of supporters.
Narandas lawyer files for discharge
Durban socialite Rajiv Narandas and three alleged accomplices are seeking an early end to the attempted murder and robbery charges brought against them by their former friend, Lance Moodley.
Lawyer: Morris' driver in shock, fear
Driver Cortnee Brantley's attorney says she witnessed the killing of two police officers, was in shock, and in fear for her life.
Agents Arrest Nine Suspects in Medi-Cal Fraud Scam
Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the arrests of nine people in a San Bernardino County Medi-Cal fraud case in which employees of a skilled nursing facility and their associates falsified documentation and "callously stole" more than $150,000 from patients and their families for their own personal use.
Woman Has Sex Change to Avoid Forced Marriage
A female lawyer in India had a sex change to save herself from a forced marriage by her family, The Times of India reported Sunday.
Exclusive: NAACP lawyer to discuss high court
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 John Payton, an attorney known for his successful record in some of the most important and visible civil rights cases in the United States, was appointed the sixth president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) in 2008. Known as a lawyer's lawyer among colleagues and friends, Payton has a wealth of ...
Local attorney elected U.S. Libertarian Party's vice chairman
Mark Rutherford wants America's third-largest political party to make inroads by showing competence at the grassroots level of government.
Trial for defense attorney to begin
SAN JOSE -- A trial will begin Tuesday for a San Jose defense attorney facing federal charges of money laundering. 53-year-old Jamie Harley is accused of laundering more than $127,000 for her client Christian Pantages.
AG cracks down on alleged vacation-club scams
Attorney General Martha Coakley is cracking down on what she's calling "classic bait and switch"...
Deadline Nears For Candidates To File In Maryland
Maryland Attorney General Incumbent Doug Gansler still does not have an opponent as the deadline to file for candidacy approaches.
Child Advocacy Center Names New Training Center in Honor of County Attorney
The Child Advocacy Center announced that it will name its new training center in honor of Lancaster County Attorney Gary Lacey.
Samad was never questioned in German Bakery blast case, says lawyer
Abdul Samad, an accused in a 2009 arms seizure case, was never questioned in connection with the German Bakery blast although ATS quizzed him regarding the whereabouts of his elder brother Mohammed Ahmed, his lawyer said.
Former city lawyer dies of heart attack
FORMER City Hall lawyer Joy Elumba succumbed to a heart attack Monday morning at the Polymedic Medical Plaza in Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City. He was 56 years old. read more
Lawyer for plow driver indicted in hit and run to review tapes
The lawyer for a Buffalo snowplow driver indicted in a fatal hit-and-run accident last year has been given time to review surveillance videos the District Attorney's Office has collected.
Davis Malm Attorney Samuel B. Moskowitz Appointed Chair of The Equal Justice Coalition of Massachusetts
Davis Malm attorney Samuel B. (Sandy) Moskowitz has been appointed Chair of the Equal Justice Coalition of Massachusetts.
ASK THE LAWYER: Whistle-blowers can collect on damages
Q: I read where an employee of a contracting company has disclosed that the government was being ripped off by that very company. Now the employee, and his lawyers, stand to get paid some real monies for doing so. How does that work?
Man charged in shooting incident hires attorney
A Tahlequah man charged last week with shooting at his ex-girlfriend has an attorney.
Comeskey disbarment likely after guilty pleas
High-profile lawyer Chris Comeskey will probably be struck off after pleading guilty to three charges of professional misconduct, legal commentators say.
COURT HEARING: Prosecutor Says Lindsay Boozed, And She Can Prove It
Deputy district attorney Danette Meyers told a judge in court Tuesday that Lindsay Lohan consumed alcohol and she can prove it. PHOTOS: Lindsay Lohan & Her Parents Arrive To Court Tuesday It was part of the morning battle in Lindsays probation violation hearing, with Meyers winning the first battle and the judge ruling that the prosecution should have access to the documents from Lohans ...
Public invited to Civil Rights meetings
The U.S. Attorney's Office, the FBI and members of the faith community are inviting Valley residents to participate in Civil Rights forums.
Attorney David W. Noblit Named Fellow Of Chattanooga Bar Foundation
The law firm of Leitner, Williams, Dooley and Napolitan, PLLC announced that Attorney David W. Noblit has been named a Fellow with the Chattanooga Bar Foundation.
Convicted Attorney Begins Sentence
A drastic change of scenery became reality today for Lehigh Valley attorney John Karoly.
New U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy could probably kick your ass
Voice of San Diego has published the first interview with U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy, since she took office in late June. In the e-mail interview Duffy says that one of her priorities is re-establishing the border as a focus.
Canada condemns jailing of Syrian human rights lawyer
Canada on Tuesday urged Damascus to release 79-year-old Syrian human rights lawyer Haytham al-Maleh on humanitarian grounds, charging that he had been jailed merely "for practicing his right to peaceful and free expression."
Michael Jackson's Attorney Not Defending Van Der Sloot
Michael Jacksons famed lawyer Joe Tacopina is NOT representing Joran van der Sloot once again, RadarOnline.com has learned. Reports had surfaced that Tacopina - who represented van de Sloot in the Natalee Holloway disappearance case - was now part of his legal team challenging his murder charge of Peruvian student Stephany Flores Ramirez .
Comesky giving lawyers a bad name
A prominent defence lawyer thinks the fall from grace of any lawyer reflects badly on the rest of the profession.
GOP candidates speak at meeting
Candidate for Attorney General Andrew Thomas and candidate for Legislative District 1 Sydney Hay were guest speakers at the Graham County GOP Precinct Committeeman Meeting held at the Manor House Restaurant on June 8. There were many guests, local and state candidates in attendance, and all candidates were allowed to introduce themselves and give a brief statement.
Abdul Samad never arrested in Pune case: Lawyer
Mumbai, July 6 : The lawyer of Abdul Samad, whose name cropped up as a prime accused in the Pune blast case, said on Tuesday that Samad was never arrested in the Germany bakery blast connection.
Topeka man pleads guilty to attempted electronic solicitation of child
The Shawnee County District Attorney's Office says Patrick Even Johnson, 25, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to one count of attempted electronic solicitation of a child.
Samad was never questioned in German Bakery blast case: lawyer
Abdul Samad, an accused in a 2009 arms seizure case, was never questioned in connection with the German Bakery blast although ATS quizzed him regarding the whereabouts of his elder brother Mohammed Ahmed, his lawyer said� today.
Thompson pleads not guilty
Swainsboro attorney John R. Thompson pled not guilty in Federal Court in Statesboro on Thursday, June 24, 2010. Pre-trail motions for the case will be held at a later date. Thompson faces charges including conspiracy, mail fraud, bank fraud and wire fraud.
Kill claim unfair Taser lawyer tells court
VANCOUVER - Taser International was allowed to present its co-founder and several expert witnesses at a B.C. public inquiry but a lawyer says that wasn't enough to defend itself against the claim that its weapons can kill.
Taser lawyer says its experts couldn't properly respond to death-claim ruling
VANCOUVER - Taser International was allowed to present its co-founder and several expert witnesses at a B.C. public inquiry � but a lawyer says that wasn't enough to defend itself against the claim that its weapons can kill.
Judge sees no impropriety on part of state in child abuse case
Defense attorney accuses foster parent of committing perjury and government agencies of withholding evidence.
Taser lawyer says its experts couldn't properly respond to death-claim ruling
Taser International was allowed to present its co-founder and several expert witnesses at a B.C. public inquiry but a lawyer says that wasn't enough to defend itself against the claim that its weapons can kill.
Texas A.G. wants $25 million from BP for oil cleanup
AUSTIN - From Texas Attorney General - Yesterday the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed that tar balls from BP's Deepwater Horizon were located on Texas shores.
City attorney: Dispatching of Cedar fire trucks appropriate
Published 07/06/2010 - 12:05 p.m. A new opinion letter from City Attorney Lisa Foster to a critic of recall leader Steve Vaus could stir up political embers from the 2003 Cedar fire.
Narandas lawyer files for discharge
Durban socialite Rajiv Narandas and three friends, Charles Junaide, Samuel Parusnath and Avishkar Jaganath, are seeking an early end to the attempted murder and robbery charges brought against them by their former friend, Lance Moodley.
Narandas lawyer files for discharge
Durban socialite Rajiv Narandas and three friends, Charles Junaide, Samuel Parusnath and Avishkar Jaganath, are seeking an early end to the attempted murder and robbery charges brought against them by their former friend, Lance Moodley.
Bain lawyer "disgusted" by documentary's claim
David Bain's lawyer is "absolutely disgusted" at a television documentary screened last night that called into question the testimony of some defence witnesses at his retrial.