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Missouri attorney charged in death of man on lawnmower
MEXICO, Mo. (AP) -- An attorney from Mexico, Mo., is facing two charges in the hit-and-run death of man who was on a lawnmower.
Prosecution team should take blame on alleged affair, says Karpal
KUALA LUMPUR: 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.
Attorney general shuts down bogus domestic violence resource
The Missouri attorney general's office is requiring a Fulton-based company publicizing itself as a resource center for victims of domestic violence to immediately shut down its website and stop asking for donations.
Attorney general plans meeting to discuss Lake of Ozarks
The Missouri attorney general's office plans a two-day meeting to discuss water quality issues at the Lake of the Ozarks. Attorney General Chris Koster says next month's meeting will look at scientific, technical and regulatory challenges at the sprawling mid-Missouri recreation area.
Lawyer to cycle 196 miles for cancer research
Ten years ago, avid cyclist and New Haven public defender Michael Alevy took his best friend, John Carroll, on the Five Boro Bike Tour through New York City.
Lawyer Nmec dismisses minister's criticism
Prague, Aug 1 (CTK) - Czech lawyer Pavel Nemec, former justice minister, Sunday sharply dismissed criticism of the allegedly lucrative state orders his law office gained from the Justice Ministry by new Justice Minister Jiri Pospisil (Civic Democrats, ODS).
We're being persecuted: Sobhraj lawyer
By Sudeshna Sarkar, Kathmandu, Aug 2 : Once respected as a scrupulous researcher and human rights activist, Nepali lawyer Shakuntala Thapa is today persecuted in her own country, she says, thanks to her decision to defend Charles Sobhraj, the sensational 'Bikini Killer' of yesteryears.
John Baer: They're running for lieutenant governor
A LAWYER FRIEND who follows politics recently asked me who Tom Corbett's running mate is in the upcoming race for governor.
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.
Arroyo ex-lawyer wants SC to swiftly decide on PET fate
The former election lawyer of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Monday asked the Supreme Court to quickly act on his motion filed in April seeking to abolish the Presidential Electoral Tribunal.
Gall's in his court
This phony lawyer has some real gall. Nathaniel McLeon, 66, who's awaiting trial in Brooklyn and Queens on charges of impersonating a lawyer, has allegedly been doing it for years in Manhattan -- and just recently showed up in a courtroom there with a client, The Post has learned...
In hangmans noose, no answers to be found
ANALYSIS, Aug 2 Lawyer and parliamentarian Karpal Singh, a prominent advocate for human rights and the Rule of Law, is wrong to call for child rapists to be hanged. Probably, like a lot of Malaysians, he is horrified and angry over the recent incident involving the blatant rape of a student in a school bus in front of other students and the ...
Lohan hopes for time out before rehab
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has said she is hoping she can spend time with her family before rehab.
Attorney: Ashley corporate won't help
CHICO A Chico attorney has been told that the Ashley Furniture Corp. does not intend to help this area's customers, contrary to a press release saying so.
Suspended lawyer fined
A LAWYER was fined a total of $6,000 on Monday for forging two draft court judgments in favour of a friend and business partner.
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.
PCB lawyer says Yousuf's recall is OK
A man who was on the committee which suspended Mohammad Yousuf indefinitely after a failed tour to Australia says the Pakistan Cricket Board's decision to recall the experienced batsman is all above board. "The PCB has used its discretion by selecting Yousuf in the national team," lawyer Tafazzul Rizvi told the Associated Press.
Lawyer urges SC to resolve petition to scrap PET
MANILA, Philippines Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal asked the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday to immediately resolve his petition seeking the abolition of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) for being unconstitutional.
Lindsay Lohan released from prison as lawyer denies star is addicted to Crystal Meth
Lindsay Lohan was today freed from jail, as her lawyer was forced to deny claims that the star is to be treated for addiction to Methamphetamine during her court-ordered 90 days in rehab.
Election lawyer ask SC to abolish PET
Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal asked the Supreme Court (SC) to immediately resolve his petition to abolish the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) for being contrary to the provisions of the Constitution.
Attorney eyes Vt. secretary position
Monday August 2, 2010 BRATTLEBORO -- Charles Merriman said he can provide a straight-forward, honest answer as Vermonts next Secretary of State.
Lawyer fined S$6,000 for forging 2 draft documents
SINGAPORE : Suspended lawyer Dixon Ng Bock Hoh was fined S$6,000 in court on Monday for forging two draft documents for his friend.
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.
Attorney eyes Vt. secretary position
BRATTLEBORO -- Charles Merriman said he can provide a straight-forward, honest answer as Vermonts next Secretary of State.
NY attorney gets Arkansas education
A New York lawyer got an education Wednesday from a Wal-Mart employee when Pulaski County Special School District board member Gwen Williams gave him a little straight talk.
GOP race for Florida attorney general seems wide open
TALLAHASSEE -- Three's a crowd in the most wide-open race on the statewide primary ballot: the Republican nomination for attorney general. With the Aug. 24 vote less than four weeks away, this down-ballot race appears wide open, with most voters not paying close attention and all three candidates struggling to raise enough money to pay for targeted TV ad campaigns. Can Pam Bondi, a telegenic ...
More Testimony Expected From Sypher's Former Attorney
Dana Kolter, Karen Sypher's former attorney and romantic partner, is expected to be cross-examined Monday as the extortion trial heads into its second week.
New York attorney gets Arkansas education at PCSSD mediation
A New York lawyer got an education Wednesday from a Wal-Mart employee when Pulaski County Special School District board member Gwen Williams gave him a little straight talk.
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.
Lindsay Lohan - Lohans Lawyer Slams Bipolar Reports
LINDSAY LOHAN's lawyer has dismissed allegations the troubled actress has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a "total fabrication".The Mean Girls star was released...
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.
We're being persecuted: Sobhraj lawyer
Once respected as a scrupulous researcher and human rights activist, Nepali lawyer Shakuntala Thapa is today persecuted in her own country, she says, thanks to her decision to defend Charles Sobhraj, the sensational "Bikini Killer" of yesteryears.
Lawyer: 'Lohan is not a meth addict'
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer denies claims that the actress is addicted to crystal meth.
NY attorney gets Arkansas education
A New York lawyer got an education Wednesday from a Wal-Mart employee when Pulaski County Special School District board member Gwen Williams gave him a little straight talk.
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.
State Bar, Legal Aid to Partner on Lawyer Information Service
The two groups will offer free legal advice each Tuesday beginning Aug. 3.
Massachusetts 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. The state's highest court on Thursday reinstated the law ...
Court suspends license of Waverly lawyer
The Iowa Supreme Court suspended the license of a Waverly lawyer for ethical violations Friday. The license of Ivan Ackerman will be suspended 90 days, according to the ruling. The court ruled the punishment is appropriate in light of his misconduct and takes into account the mitigating factors of Ackermans battle with cancer, [...]
Lohan's lawyer slams bipolar reports
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has dismissed allegations the troubled actress has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a "total fabrication".
Lawyer says no charges to be filed in Boesen case
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A lawyer for Ed Boesen's estate says a criminal investigation into the late Des Moines businessman has been closed without charges being filed.
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A lawyer for Ed Boesen's estate says a criminal investigation into the late Des Moines businessman has been closed without charges being filed.
Lawyer: 'Lohan is not a meth addict'
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer denies claims that the actress is addicted to crystal meth.
Attorney says police coerced confession in psilocybin death case
The attorney for a former Ohio University student whos charged with involuntary manslaughter in another students allegedly drug-related death has claimed that OU Police coerced confessions from his client by threats, promises and overbearing situations.
Lawyer: No Charges To Be Filed In Boesen Case
A lawyer for Ed Boesen's estate said a criminal investigation into the late Des Moines businessman has been closed without charges being filed.
EOIR improve attorney discipline program
FALLS CHURCH, Va.-The Executive Office for Immigration Review announced yesterday that efforts to improve its Attorney Discipline Program are ongoing.
Lawyer pulls wrong digit, scuppers ANZ case
It might have been a fat-finger moment, but when a US lawyer typed '2007' instead of '2008' it earned a blistering rap from a judge - and cost him thousands.
EOIR improve attorney discipline program
FALLS CHURCH, Va.-The Executive Office for Immigration Review announced yesterday that efforts to improve its Attorney Discipline Program are ongoing.
Lawyer pulls wrong digit, scuppers ANZ case
It might have been a fat-finger moment, but when a US lawyer typed '2007' instead of '2008' it earned a blistering rap from a judge - and cost him thousands.
Judge blasts lawyer over error that torpedoed US case against ANZ
It might have been a fat-finger moment, but when a US lawyer typed '2007' instead of '2008' it earned a blistering rap from a New York judge - and cost him thousands of dollars.
Is Lindsay Lohan Bipolar?
Lindsay Lohan 's lawyer has dismissed allegations the troubled actress has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a "total fabrication". The Mean Girls star was released from jail on Monday after serving just 13 days of a three-month prison sentence relating to a 2007 Dui arrest.