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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.
Republican primary: Dean and Garber compete for attorney general nod
The Republican ticket for Connecticut attorney general will be selected on Primary Day, Aug. 10. Vying for the Republican spot are two attorneys: Martha Dean of Avon, who received the endorsement at the Republican convention, and Ross Garber of Glastonbury.
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.
Attorney needs verdict on marriage
Dear Annie: I am a 45-year-old attorney. My wife helped put me through law school. Once we got on our feet, I said she didn't need to continue working, and she opted to stay home. We do not have children. She pursues her art and education, generally keeps the house clean and does some of the cooking. I think it's fantastic that she is able to do as she pleases.
Birther attorney Orly Taitz just wont give up on Obama
COLUMBUS, Ga. (MCT) Orly Taitz, the so-called birther attorney who has led charges across the country against President Barack Obamas legitimacy to hold office, continues to defy a federal court order to pay $20,000 in sanctions and to challenge the judicial system.
Saddam's ex-lawyer suing Jordanian daily over book
Saddam Hussein's former attorney is suing a Jordanian daily for publishing excerpts of his book about the executed Iraqi leader the newspaper's lawyer said on Sunday.
Saddam's ex-lawyer suing Jordanian daily over book
Saddam Hussein's former attorney is suing a Jordanian daily for publishing excerpts of his book about the executed Iraqi leader, the newspaper's lawyer said on Sunday.
Famed policyholder lawyer Eugene Anderson, 82, dies
NEW YORKEugene R. Anderson, a founding member of New York-based insurance recovery firm Anderson Kill & Olick P.C., died Friday morning after a long illness.
Dexter lawyer fields questions over cityhood petition
Clarkson attorney Tom Ryan laid out the path to Dexters cityhood and fielded questions for the village council and attendees Monday night.
Dexter lawyer fields questions over cityhood petition
Clarkson attorney Tom Ryan laid out the path to Dexters cityhood and fielded questions for the village council and attendees Monday night.
People on the move: Rew R. Goodenow
Business lawyer Rew R. Goodenow, a partner at Parsons Behle & Latimer, recently was named chair of the Legal Task Force for Safari Club International.
'Minda's success depends on Palace's support'
LAWYER Jesus G. Dureza, who recently tendered his courtesy resignation as Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) chair, said the success of Minda greatly depends on the support it has from the President of the country. read more
Attorney: Wrights ex-wife threatened
MEMPHIS Lorenzen Wrights ex-wife was threatened at her home by three men who were carrying guns and looking for the former NBA player about six weeks before he was shot to death, the womans attorney said Friday.
Attorney: Wrights ex-wife threatened
MEMPHIS Lorenzen Wrights ex-wife was threatened at her home by three men who were carrying guns and looking for the former NBA player about six weeks before he was shot to death, the womans attorney said Friday.
Prosecuting attorney hopefuls to be at forum
Vancouver Two of the candidates for Clark County prosecuting attorney will meet Tuesday to discuss the issues of the race.
Naomi Campbell - Campbell Wants Privacy During War Crimes Trial
A lawyer for NAOMI CAMPBELL has requested increased security for the supermodel when she testifies at an ongoing war crimes trial against former Liberian president CHARLES...
Russian boy in U.S. adoption case back in orphanage, attorney says
A Russian boy who was sent back to Moscow, Russia, by his adoptive mother in the United States has been returned to an orphanage, an attorney of the World Association for Children and Parents said Friday.
Modi unlikely to appear before inquiry committee: his lawyer
Lalit Modi is not expected to appear in person before the BCCI disciplinary committee in the near future as the suspended IPL commissioner is just pressing for recusal of two members of the penal, his lawyer Mohammad Abdi said today.
Hartford officer charged with threatening
The lawyer for a Hartford police officer who was arrested after a fight in his home says his client defended himself against someone he believed was an intruder. Hartford Connecticut - United States - Connecticut - Hartford - Law
Lindsay's Lawyer -- She Might Get Out Today
Filed under: Lindsay Lohan , Michael Lohan , Shawn Chapman Holley , Judge Marsha Revel , Celebrity Justice There is a "possibility" Lindsay Lohan will be getting out of jail today, this according to her attorney Shawn Chapman Holley . Holley says she has her fingers crossed that today's the day, joking, "No offense to the city of Lynwood ... but I am really Read more
You be the judge
When a novelist and a lawyer face off over who respects the truth more, or, to put it another way, who has a greater tendency to "lie about the truth", it's interesting enough. When that "truth" is about Thaksin Shinawatra, what we get is a classic showdown. Decide for yourself who to believe when Somtow Sucharitkul crossed swords with Robert Amsterdam last week over the latter's issuing of a ...
Florida attorney general candidates match wits in TV debate
By Steve Bousquet, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Sunday, August 1, 2010 Holly Benson, left, Jeff Kottkamp and Pam Bondi are on the Republican primary ballot to become the state attorney general. TALLAHASSEE In their first joint TV appearance Saturday, all three Republican candidates for attorney general matched wits and contrasted their qualifications to be the state's next chief legal ...
Now Sobhraj fianc�e, lawyer on receiving end of law
From a lawyer following the law, Shakuntala Thapa found herself on the receiving end of Nepal's law today as she and her daughter Nihita Biswas, better known as Charles Sobhraj's fianc�e, face contempt of court charges.
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 Stoning Case Calls On Iran Judiciary To Release His Wife, Brother-In-Law
Prominent Iranian lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei, who went into hiding more than a week ago, has called on the Iranian authorities to end the "hostage taking" of his wife and brother-in-law.
Republican candidates for Attorney General sit down with Bay News 9
Viewers of Bay News 9 will soon learn more about the three Republican candidates for Florida's Attorney General.
Gang uses press', lawyer' stickers to slip past police
The city police on Sunday arrested four robbers who posed as journalists and lawyers using Press' and Lawyer' stickers on their vehicles, and recovered 50 sovereign stolen gold jewels, a car and five two-wheelers from them.
Terri seeks money from Kaine for attorney fees
Terri Horman's divorce lawyer filed paperwork late Thursday seeking payment from Kaine Horman to help pay for her attorney's fees. This comes just days after Kaine had requested Terri pay for his attorney's fees because he believes Terri has paid her attorney, Stephen Houze, $350,000.
Assistant District Attorney arrested
Mobile County District Attorney John Tyson Jr. has confirmed an assistant prosecutor on his staff was arrested Sunday morning.
Blagojevich lawyer Sam Adam Jr. sweats verdict
Within five minutes of being seated outside at a South Side restaurant, Sam Adam Jr. already has checked his iPhone for messages nine times. He rapidly taps his foot on the concrete patio and drums his fingers on the table. Without opening his lunch menu, he orders a club soda with a slice of lemon and extra ice. He gives a waitress an apologetic smile and tells her that he can't stomach any ...
Tuscaloosa contractor seeks federal trial delay in Alabama two-year college probe after attorney injured in crash
Lawyer Laura Chain involved in July 24 crash
Lohan's not addicted to meth - lawyer
LINDSAY Lohan's lawyer adamantly denied today the actress was addicted to methamphetamine.
Attorney General announces two oil spill-related investigations
Attorney General Bill McCollum today announced his office has launched investigations into two companies over allegations they offered free emergency response training to consumers, but then withheld the certifications for various reasons. ...
Republican Attorney General candidates go head to head on Bay News 9
The Republican candidates for Florida's Attorney General spoke to Bay News 9 Sunday night about their strengths, their campaigns and their visions for the state's future.
Lohan drugs claim 'a fabricaton'
LINDSAY Lohans lawyer has hit back at claims the actress is� addicted to the drug methamphetamine.
Blagojevich lawyer Sam Adam Jr. sweats the verdict
He can't eat or sleep while waiting for the Blagojevich jury. But he does second-guess his closing arguments and fret about what the panel is thinking. Within five minutes of being seated outside at a South Side restaurant, Sam Adam Jr. already has checked his iPhone for messages nine times.
Pension Attorney Calls Springfield Meeting
St. Louis Pension attorney Dan Toben will attend a closed meeting Monday (8-2) with Springfield retirees and survivors of the police-fire pension system.
Blagojevich lawyer sweats the verdict
He can't eat or sleep while waiting for the Blagojevich jury. But he does second-guess his closing arguments and fret about what the panel is thinking. Sam Adam Jr. says he can't eat or sleep while he waits for the Blagojevich jury to return a verdict. His mind races, second-guessing his closing arguments and fretting about what the panel is thinking.
Suspect in shooting death of Enola lawyer was arming rebel group, district attorney says
The man charged in the death of an Enola lawyer told police he had been stealing guns for an unidentified organization in an effort to overthrow the U.S. government, according to the Cumberland County district attorney.
Hiring States Top Lawyer Is Out Of Clients Hands
Does your corporation need a new general counsel? Dont get Human Resources involved in the search. Dont even ask the CEO who he wants.
Bismarck Attorney Publishes Novel
Many people dream of writing an American novel, but one Bismarck has actually done it, and recently had his work published. David Bliss is a Bismarck attorney who doesn`t have a lot of extra time on his hands.
Bismarck Attorney Publishes Novel
Many people dream of writing an American novel, but one Bismarck has actually done it, and recently had his work published. David Bliss is a Bismarck attorney who doesn`t have a lot of extra time on his hands.
Lawyer Wants Special 'Protective Measure' for Naomi Campbell When She Testifies
Days before Campbell is set to testify at an ongoing war crimes trial against former Liberian president, her lawyer urges media not follow, photograph, video record or sketch her transit to the court.
Flip To Coins For Debt Relief?
Camden County lawyer Charlie Smith is a man with a mission... to convince businesses, banks and friends in Camden County to lead the country in circulating dollar coins instead of bills. If every state in the U.S. read more
Supreme Court urged to resolve plea to scrap PET
MANILA, Philippines - Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal on Monday formally asked the Supreme Court (SC) to immediately resolve his pending petition before the High Bench on the dissolution of the Presidential Electoral Tibunal (PET) on grounds of unconstitutionality.
Accident victims stoic attitude at issue in grievance case against lawyer
A Manchester woman who survived a horrendous car accident and went through extensive psychological counseling afterward but who says she was re-traumatized by a lawyers questioning during a civil lawsuit testified Tuesday that she was on the verge of tears near the end of that questioning.
Roque says not afraid of libel raps filed by Ampatuans
MANILA, Philippines - Lawyer Harry L. Roque said he and his colleagues will not be cowed by the libel charges filed by the daughter of Andal Ampatuan, Sr.
Prosecution Team Should Take Blame On Alleged Affair, Says Karpal
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 (Bernama) -- Lawyer Karpal Singh on Monday called the entire prosecution team of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy case to step down and urged Solicitor-General II Datuk Mohamed Yusof Zainal Abiden to take blame on the alleged affair between star witness Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan and Deputy Public Prosecutor Farah Azlina Latif.
Times Q&A: Arizona law is 'step in the wrong direction,' says lawyer
EL PASO -- Just about every day immigration lawyer Carlos Spector gets a call from a client or from a friend of a friend in Arizona wanting to know the same thing -- should I leave Arizona before I get deported?
LiLo addiction claim a fabrication, says attorney
Melbourne, August 02 : Lindsay Lohan's attorney has dismissed reports claiming that the actress is addicted to methamphetamine, saying drug accusation is '100 percent fabrication.'