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Nepal court orders release of wife and lawyer of serial killer
Kathmandu - The Nepalese Supreme Court Thursday ordered the release of the wife and the lawyer of "bikini killer" Charles Gurumukh Sobhraj after they had been detained for contempt of court.
New U.S. Attorney for Eastern Wisconsin Sworn In
James Santelle was sworn in Wednesday as U.S. Attorney representing the eastern district of Wisconsin. He replaces Steven Biskupik, who resigned when President Barack Obama took office.
Turkey arrests Iran adultery case lawyer
Turkish police have arrested an Iranian lawyer who represented Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery.
Attorney claims confession coerced in Duluth sexual assault case
A Duluth defense attorney wants charges dismissed against a man who admitted to sexually assaulting a woman in Morgan Park last month because the confession was coerced, he said.
Sobhraj's lawyer and wife on contempt charge
KATHMANDU: The Nepalese Supreme Court has charged the lawyer of the notorious murderer Charles Sobhraj and her daughter with contempt after they accused two judges of bias against him, a court official said yesterday.
Sobhraj's lawyer and wife on contempt charge
KATHMANDU: The Nepalese Supreme Court has charged the lawyer of the notorious murderer Charles Sobhraj and her daughter with contempt after they accused two judges of bias against him, a court official said yesterday.
Iran stoning case lawyer in Turkey, seeking asylum
The lawyer who defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran is in Istanbul and has applied for asylum in a third country, a source at the United Nations' refugee agency said Thursday.
Iran stoning case lawyer in Turkey, seeking asylum
The lawyer who defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran is in Istanbul and has applied for asylum in a third country, a source at the United Nations' refugee agency said Thursday.
Lawyer says toddler's death wasn't intentional
A defense attorney says his client didn't intend to kill a toddler whose body was found encased in concrete in a swampy area of northwestern Indiana.
Lawyer says Michaele Salahi found her appearance on 'The View' degrading
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A lawyer for accused White House gatecrasher Michaele Salahi's (mih-KEL' sah-LAH'-heez) says producers of "The View" turned on the applause light for the audience when the show's Sherri Shepherd told Salahi that "you should be in jail."
Iran stoning case lawyer in Turkey, seeking asylum
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The lawyer who defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran is in Istanbul and has applied for asylum in a third country, a source at the United Nations' refugee agency said Thursday.
FairPoint names NH lawyer to regional legal team
A New Hampshire lawyer is a new vice president for FairPoint Communications who will lead the utility's internal legal team in northern New England. New England - New Hampshire - FairPoint Communications - United States - Business and Economy
FairPoint names NH lawyer to regional legal team
A New Hampshire lawyer is a new vice president for FairPoint Communications who will lead the utility's internal legal team in northern New England. New England - New Hampshire - FairPoint Communications - United States - Business and Economy
FairPoint names NH lawyer to regional legal team
A New Hampshire lawyer is a new vice president for FairPoint Communications who will lead the utility's internal legal team in northern New England. New England - New Hampshire - FairPoint Communications - United States - Business and Economy
Lawyer wanted to fight murder charge
Defence lawyer James Hauraney wanted to appeal his client's case being sent to trial, but says he has to follow James Ferguson's wish to resolve his murder charge.[...]
Lawyer who approved lavish Bell salaries won't be interim city attorney
The Bell City Council has decided not to hire the attorney who signed off on lavish pay for the city's top administrators as its interim city attorney, it was reported today.
Iran stoning case lawyer in Turkey, seeking asylum
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The lawyer who defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran is in Istanbul and has applied for asylum in a third country, a source at the United Nations' refugee agency said on Thursday.
Minn. lawyer defends handling of Toyota crash case
A Minnesota man seeking a new trial in a fatal crash involving a Toyota might have been acquitted if his trial lawyer had properly investigated the crash and offered evidence to show his client tried to stop the car, a legal expert testified Wednesday.
Attorney Anne Bremner, TV Legal Analyst, Shows How to Make a Small Story Bigger
It would subject her to embarrassment and ridicule if police records are released to the press about her arrest for drunk driving, says popular Seattle attorney Anne Bremner. Instead, she ha...
Lawyer says toddler's death wasn't intentional
A defense attorney says his client didn't intend to kill a toddler whose body was found encased in concrete in a swampy area of northwestern Indiana.
Nepal lawyers rally behind Sobhraj's lawyer, fiancee
In an act of solidarity, Nepal's lawyers on Thursday rallied behind former international master criminal Charles Sobhraj's beleaguered lawyer Shakuntala Thapa and her daughter Nihita Biswas, better known as Sobhraj's fiancee, opposing the decision by two Supreme Court judges to keep them under police detention while hearing a contempt of court case against them.
Lone holdout leads to mistrial in lawyer killing
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) A lone holdout juror has led to a mistrial in the case of a Cupertino man charged with fatally shooting a lawyer who was representing his late wife's family in a wrongful death lawsuit against him. Eleven jurors said they were certain Jason Cai was guilty of killing attorney Xia Zhao on July 1, 2008. They asked a judge to remove the lone holdout, but he ruled Wednesday ...
Iranian Lawyer Representing Stoning Case Woman Flees To Turkey
The lawyer of an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery has fled to Turkey and has requested asylum there. -RFE
Philhealth checks: Lawyer of accused wants case open to the media
The lawyer of credit officer Lourdes Archua, who was charged for alleged gross neglect of duty resulting to the loss of 28 PhilHealth checks issued to the Cebu City Medical Center...
I-4 Rape Suspects Attorney Scolded By Judge
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Seminole County judge scolded the attorney for accused I-4 rapist Winel Castro-Molina on Thursday morning after the attorney told her he still wasn't ready to take the case to trial.
Attorney Asks To Withdraw As Defense Counsel
A Bay City attorney has asked a judge to withdraw as defense counsel for a woman charged with killing her husband.
FairPoint names NH lawyer to regional legal team
(AP:MANCHESTER, N.H.) FairPoint Communications Inc. has named a New Hampshire lawyer as vice president and assistant general counsel to lead the utility's internal legal team in northern New England.
GOP Attorney General Hopefuls (Video)
Two attorneys who previously ran for statewide office are seeking to become the first Republican since 1958 to be elected as Connecticuts state attorney general, an office that has taken on a considerably higher profile over the last 28 years.
Holder challenges lawyer fees in Tyco settlement
An investor in Tyco International says attorneys who represented shareholders in a securities lawsuit cheated them out of more than $200 million. The federal lawsuit in Delaware targets Grant & Eisenhofer, one of three law firms that won a $3.2 billion... Tyco International - Delaware - Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. - Lawyer - Lawsuit
Convicted killer Neil Simpson has new lawyer
ELYRIA Convicted killer Neil Simpson has gotten his wish he has a new attorney, after threatening to rape his last lawyer. Attorney Paul Griffin, Simpsons new lawyer, said he wasnt concerned about Simpsons threats to attorney Kenneth Ortner. I hope that we have a professional attorney-client relationship, and Im going to endeavor to thoroughly review [...]
Bell Votes To Appoint New Interim City Attorney
The Bell City Council has decided not to hire the attorney who signed off on lavish pay for the city's top administrators as its interim city attorney, it was reported Thursday.
Armstrongs attorney lashes out at drug report
Lance Armstrong's attorney lashed out at a report that a former teammate of the seven-time Tour de France champion told investigators Armstrong knew of widespread performance-enhancing drug use on the U.S. Postal Service team.
Attorney General: 14 Arrested For Alleged Ties To Somali, Al-Qaeda Group
The government charged 14 people Thursday with supporting "a deadly pipeline" routing money and fighters from the U.S. to the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia.
Mistrial In San Jose Lawyer Fatal Shooting
A lone holdout juror has led to a mistrial in the case of a Cupertino man charged with fatally shooting a lawyer who was representing his late wife's family in a wrongful death lawsuit against him.
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Lawyer for Four Suspended Nassau Employees Speaks Out
YULEE, Fla. -- The attorney for the four employees suspended for questionable practices during a business trip met today with the county attorney.
Attorney in stoning case seeks asylum as client awaits court decision
A prominent human rights lawyer is sitting in a detention cell in Turkey as an Iranian court prepares to render a final decision in the case of his client, Sakineh Mohammedie Ashtiani, who was sentenced to death by stoning after being convicted of adultery.
Attorney says accreditation firm is 'holding the governor hostage '
The attorney representing three school board members embroiled in a legal battle in Warren County to stay in office has accused officials with an accreditation firm of holding the state's top elected official hostage.
Lawyer: Woman didn't mean to kill girl, 2
CROWN POINT, Ind. -- A defense attorney says his client didn't intend to kill a toddler whose body was found encased in concrete in a swampy area of northwestern Indiana.
U.S. Attorney in Greensboro to resign Friday
GREENSBORO The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina said today she is resigning Friday. read more
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.
Former Lynnwood attorney charged with smuggling heroin to jail inmates
EVERETT A former Lynnwood attorney was arrested Wednesday night after he was caught allegedly smuggling heroin to inmates in the Snohomish County Jail, according to court papers filed this morning.
US Attorney For Triad Announces Resignation
Anna Mills Wagoner, United States attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina, announced Thursday that she is resigning.
Burress' lawyer: 'We're respecting the process' in jail release
A lawyer for Plaxico Burress told the New York Daily News on Thursday that reports of the incarcerated wide receiver's pending release from jail and a subsequent return to the New York Giants are "premature."
Lawyer wanted to fight murder charge
Defence lawyer James Hauraney wanted to appeal his client's case being sent to trial, but says he has to follow James Ferguson's wish to resolve his murder charge.[...]
Illinois attorney general warns Quincy senior citizens about scams
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said consumer fraud reports have risen by 25 percent or more during the recession.
Lawyer for Wright's ex-wife eyes civil suit
The attorney for Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife is considering a civil suit against the Germantown police department for its handling of a 911 call from Wright's cell phone the night he was killed.
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Lance Armstrong's attorney lashes out at report of anonymous teammate's doping claims
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lance Armstrong's attorney has lashed out at a report that a former teammate of the seven-time Tour de France champion told investigators Armstrong knew of widespread performance-enhancing drug use on the U.S. Postal Service team.