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Omar Khadr's defence lawyer collapses in court; taken to hospital by ambulance
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba - Omar Khadr's defence lawyer collapsed in court Thursday, shocking participants and potentially throwing the war-crimes trial into disarray.
Lawyer for murder suspect says cops did poor job
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Lawyers for a man accused of fatally shooting his wife and children say the Illinois State Police investigator who handled the case did a poor job.
Attorney General targets Pinnacle Security: The Real Deal
Their salespeople have been knocking on doors in the area for a few years now, peddling home security systems. As part of a settlement with the Attorney General, Pinnacle will...
Army lawyer: Gitmo's youngest detainee 'not a war criminal'
A military commission began hearing opening statements Thursday in the trial of the youngest detainee at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba -- the first full military trial of a terror suspect under the Obama administration.
Lawyer: NY flight attendant wants to return to air
The fed-up flight attendant who set a new standard for quitting when he abandoned his job via an emergency chute apparently isn't as much of a quitter as everyone thought.
Lawyer: Infamous JetBlue flight attendant wants to fly again
The fed-up flight attendant who abandoned his job via an emergency chute apparently isn't as much of a quitter as everyone thought. Steven Slater, 38, said through his lawyer Thursday that he loves flying and wants to go back to work.
Alabama Attorney Draws Wrath Of Waco Federal Judge
An attorney from Alabama who missed a hearing earlier this month was free on bond Thursday after turning himself in on a federal contempt of court charge.
Attorney's Say Embattled Houston Firefighter is Being Treated For Depression
The Houston firefighter, at the center of a storm of controversy, is being evaluated at a treatment facility.
David Hickton Is New US Attorney In Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh attorney David J. Hickton has been sworn in as the U.S. Attorney for western Pennsylvania.
State Attorney's Office files charges against men charged with killing Cape resident
By TIFFANY REPECKI [email protected] The State Attorney's Office has filed charges against two men accused of fatally shooting a Cape Coral man during a home invasion robbery.
Lawyer: JetBlue flight attendant wants to return to air
Lawyer: JetBlue flight attendant wants to return to air
Attorney wants charges dropped against man accused of trying to kill girlfriend
The attorney for a Rochester man accused of trying to kill his former girlfriend wants the most serious charges dismissed.
Anne Bremner, celebrity lawyer, goes 'Jane Doe' to keep her arrest records private
Anne Bremner, a high-profile Seattle lawyer and sometime TV legal analyst, is trying to keep records of her arrest on suspicion of drunk driving private.
Lawyer: JetBlue flight attendant in infamous meltdown wants to return to flying
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The fed-up flight attendant who set a new standard for quitting when he abandoned his job via an emergency chute apparently isn't
Daphne Eviatar: Khadr Lawyer Collapses As Historic War Crimes Trial Gets Underway
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba I just watched Omar Khadr's sole defense lawyer, Lt. Col. Jon Jackson, collapse in the Guantanamo Bay courtroom late this afternoon while...
APNewsBreak: Alabama attorney general sues BP, Transocean over Gulf oil spill despite governor
Alabama's attorney general is suing BP and others over the Gulf oil spill because he says the company has broken too many promises about accepting responsibility.
Justice Alito Refers 'Birther' Attorney Taitz's Request To U.S. Supreme Court
A request to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito by birther attorney Orly Taitz asking that $20,000 in sanctions against her be reversed was referred on Tuesday to the entire court.
Elizabethton Attorney Sentenced To 1-Year In Prison
A U.S. District Court judge sentenced an Elizabethton attorney to one year in prison for tax evasion.�
Lawyer collapses at Guantanamo hearing
The military defence lawyer representing a Canadian detainee collapsed during a session before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay this morning.
Ex-Southeast lawyer sentenced to 5-15 years in theft
CARMEL A former Southeast lawyer who admitted to stealing $339,000 from a client at a real estate closing was sentenced today in Putnam County Court to five to 15 years in state prison after trying unsuccessfully to withdraw the guilty plea she entered earlier this year.
Lawyer's hospitalization halts Khadr's Guantanamo trial
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Omar Khadr's lone defense attorney, an Army lieutenant colonel, collapsed in court Thursday and was taken away to a base hospital on a stretcher, halting the first day of the Canadian's war crimes trial.
Lawyer: NY Flight Attendant Wants To Return To Air
The fed-up flight attendant who set a new standard for quitting when he abandoned his job via an emergency chute apparently isn't as much of a quitter as everyone thought. Steven Slater, 38, said through his lawyer Thursday that he loves flying and wants to go back to work.
Lawyer: NY Flight Attendant Wants To Return To Air
The fed-up flight attendant who set a new standard for quitting when he abandoned his job via an emergency chute apparently isn't as much of a quitter as everyone thought. Steven Slater, 38, said through his lawyer Thursday that he loves flying and wants to go back to work.
Lawyer: NY Flight Attendant Wants To Return To Air
The fed-up flight attendant who set a new standard for quitting when he abandoned his job via an emergency chute apparently isn't as much of a quitter as everyone thought. Steven Slater, 38, said through his lawyer Thursday that he loves flying and wants to go back to work.
Alabama attorney general sues BP, Transocean over Gulf of Mexico oil spill
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama's attorney general is suing BP and others over the Gulf oil spill because he says the company has broken too many
Lawyer wants murder charge dropped in Nick Adenhart case
A lawyer says her client did not intend to drive drunk before a crash that killed Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart, and has asked a judge to drop a murder charge.
Lawyer: NY flight attendant wants to return to air
NEW YORK (AP) - The fed-up flight attendant who set a new standard for quitting when he abandoned his job via an emergency chute apparently isn't as much of a...
Lawyer says arrest was part of plot to smear Fernandezs name
Mildred Fernandezs lawyer says several major players conspired to smear his client's name.
LMSD to opposing lawyer: Go pound sand
Thursday was the day the Lower Merion School District had to answer the lawyer who wants it to pay his firm more than $400,000 for forcing the elite suburban district to halt its webcam monitoring and otherwise safeguard students' privacy.
Khadr's lawyer collapses on first day of trial
The judge in Omar Khadr's war crimes trial is expected to postpone proceedings on Friday, after the Pentagon-appointed lawyer for the Canadian-born terror suspect fell ill in court toward the end of the first day of opening arguments.
Alabama attorney general sues BP, Transocean over Gulf of Mexico oil spill
Alabama's attorney general is suing BP and others over the Gulf oil spill because he says the company has broken too many promises about accepting responsibility.
HP's top lawyer in the eye of the storm again
Hewlett-Packard Co's top lawyer, Mike Holston, came to the company on the wings of a board spying scandal in 2006. He is now at the center of another storm, this time surrounding the ouster of his friend, Chief Executive Mark Hurd.
Attorney warns Utah mining group of pending regulation changes
The mining and energy sectors have an unavoidable regulation tsunami coming their way in the next few years, James Holtkamp...
HP's top lawyer in the eye of the storm again
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co's top lawyer, Mike Holston, came to the company on the wings of a board spying scandal in 2006. He is now at the center of another storm, this time surrounding the ouster of his friend, Chief Executive Mark Hurd.
Lawyers Lover Loses His Corvettes, 1936 Mercedes: Ann Woolner
When famed Texas trial lawyer John OQuinn skidded off a Houston parkway in a speeding SUV and slammed into a tree last October, he left behind a mixed legacy.
Outgamie County District Attorney faces possible public reprimand
The Office of Lawyer Regulation wants to publicly reprimand Outagamie County District Attorney Carrie Schneider, saying she didn't disclose a plea deal a witness had made and allowed him to lie on the stand.
Lawyer: Ex-Marine client did not plan slaying
GOLDSBORO An attorney for a former Marine accused of killing his pregnant colleague portrayed the slaying Thursday as an impulsive act caused by the victims lies but still challenged prosecutors to prove his client committed the crime.
Iran stoning woman tortured to confess on TV: lawyer
A lawyer for an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning in the Islamic republic told a British daily she was tortured before confessing on state television to involvement in her husband's murder.
States attorney candidates battle it out
Baltimore City States Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy and veteran defense attorney Gregg L. Bernstein took to the airwaves for their first face-to-face debate Thursday in a heated war of words, keeping with what has been, thus far, a short but fiery campaign. Over the course of the hour-long segment on WYPR-FMs public radio talk show [...]
Lawyer faints as Khadr trial opens
The youngest Guantanamo inmate's lawyer falls to the floor during first day of testimony.
Iran stoning woman tortured to confess on TV: lawyer
A lawyer for an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning in the Islamic republic told a British daily she was tortured before confessing on state television to involvement in her husband's murder.
Lawyer's collapse halts Canadian's Guantanamo trial
The war crimes trial of a young Canadian came to an abrupt halt after his only military defense lawyer collapsed and was rushed to hospital.
Lawyer wins $6.4m after nightclub fall
A LAWYER has won more than $6.4 million after colleague fell on her while they were dancing.
Iran stoning woman tortured to confess on TV: lawyer
A lawyer for an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning in the Islamic republic told a British daily she was tortured before confessing on state television to involvement in her husband's murder.
Lawyer's collapse halts Canadian's Guantanamo trial
US NAVAL BASE AT GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (AFP) - The war crimes trial of a young Canadian came to an abrupt halt after his only military defense lawyer collapsed and was rushed to hospital.
County attorney says e-mails constitute political advocacy
County attorney says e-mails constitute political advocacy - An e-mail from Fairness Alamance member Hannah Gil
District Attorneys Office Intern
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen M. Rice welcomes Melinda Kiss, presently residing in Garden City, as an intern. Melinda is a student at Hofstra Law School and is spending the summer working in the Nassau County District Attorneys office.
Fernandez's Lawyer Blames Political Rival
The lawyer of a suspended Orange County commissioner charged with bribery and racketeering is blaming her problems on a political rival's campaign manager.
Attorney Generals Office Identity Theft Awareness Program
Cuomos Assistant Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Brian Herrington addresses members of Garden Citys Retired Mens Club.
Defendant's lawyer in Adenhart case says he did not intend to drive drunk
A lawyer says her client did not intend to drive drunk before a crash that killed Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two passengers, including a Manhattan Beach man.