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NO CHARGES: A criminal investigation has ended into the late Ed Boesen's business affairs and charges won't be filed
A lawyer for Ed Boesen's estate says a criminal investigation into the late Des Moines businessman has been closed without charges being filed.
Attorney Named Special Judge
POTEAU - There's a new judge in town in LeFlore County, but he isn't a stranger to the community. Judge Jeffery Singer was appointed June 24 as one of the two special judges in the county.
Attorney Named Special Judge
POTEAU Theres a new judge in town in LeFlore County, but he isnt a stranger to the community. Judge Jeffery Singer was appointed June 24 as one of the two special judges in the county.
Attorney for Triple Homicide Defendant Argues Against Death Penalty (Web First)
NEW HAVENAn attorney for Steven J. Hayes of Winsted argued yesterday in superior court that the death penalty should no longer be applied in the Cheshire triple homicide case because of Gov. M. Jodi Rells language last year when she vetoed a capital punishment prohibition bill.
Lawyer Snapshot
Family: Wife, Summer (married eight years), children: Brecken, 4; Aiden, 2; Kiera, 2 weeks. Education: Brigham Young University, B.S., 2006; Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D., 2009.
Blago's lawyer: "If we lose...it's my fault"
The Chicago Tribune conducts a candid one-on-one interview with Sam Adam, Jr., one of the attorneys representing former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich in his corruption trial.
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.
GOP primary: Dean, Garber face off for attorney general
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.
Blagojevich Lawyer: Waiting is Tough
As jurors resume deliberations in the Rod Blagojevich corruption trial Monday, Blagojevichs lawyer Sam Adam, Jr. told the Chicago Tribune he cannot eat or sleep while the jury is deliberating.
Sypher divorce lawyer testifies in her trial
Karen Sypher's divorce attorney on Monday compared her marriage to Rick Pitino's equipment manager to the case of Jaycee Dugard, a California girl who spent 18 years in captivity.
Lawyer Seeks To Have Case Against Teen Driver In Fatal Bus Crash Moved to Juvenile Court
The lawyer for a Glastonbury teenager charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle in connection with a fatal January school bus crash said Monday that he will ask a judge to move the case to juvenile court.
Lawyer Seeks To Have Case Against Teen Driver In Fatal Bus Crash Moved to Juvenile Court
The lawyer for a Glastonbury teenager charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle in connection with a fatal January school bus crash said Monday that he will ask a judge to move the case to juvenile court.
Attorney: Allegations Against Pitino Were Serious
LOUISVILLE (AP) - A former lawyer for Karen Cunagin Sypher has testified that allegations she planned to make in a lawsuit against Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino were serious, but he didn't know if the case could be won.       Attorney Dana R. Kolter said Monday that he thought Sypher's accusation that Pitino raped her at an Italian restaurant in July 2003 would ...
Lawyer Wants Fatal Bus Crash Case Moved To Juvenile Court
HARTFORD The lawyer for a Glastonbury teen charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle in connection with a fatal January school bus crash said Monday he will ask a judge to move the case to juvenile court.
Attorney: Allegations against Pitino were serious
A former lawyer for Karen Cunagin Sypher has testified that allegations she planned to make in a lawsuit against Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino were serious, but he didn't know if the case could be won.
Former lawyer: Sypher's accusation would "Bring the wrath of God down."
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP/WHAS 11) -- A former lawyer for Karen Cunagin Sypher has testified that allegations she planned to make in a lawsuit against Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino were serious, but he didn't know if the case could be won. Attorney Dana R. Kolter said Monday that he thought Sypher's accusation that Pitino raped her at an Italian restaurant in July 2003 would "bring the wrath ...
Lindsay Addicted to Meth?
Lawyer beats back reports that actress is fighting crystal meth addiction, bipolar disorder Lohan Sprung 76 Days Early
Agliotti Not Involved in Shooting of Allan Gray Fund Manager, Lawyer Says
A lawyer for Glenn Agliotti , charged with organizing the killing of mining magnate Brett Kebble and seeking to have four other people murdered, sought to pin the blame for the shooting of an Allan Gray Ltd. fund manager on his security manager.
Anthony Attorney's Call With Inmate To Be Released
Judge Belvin Perry signs an order allowing a recorded phone call between Casey Anthony's defense attorney Jose Baez and an inmate to be made public.
SC rule sought anew vs poll tribunal
AN ELECTION lawyer yesterday filed a petition with the Supreme Court (SC) to fast-track the resolution of his two-year-old case questioning the constitutionality of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET).
CCMC employee may file case vs. mayor, CH officials
THE lawyer of a Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) employee suspended over 28 missing Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) checks worth P240,000 said the penalty imposed on her client was unfair. read more
Former attorney compares Pitino to a 'god'; another witness testitifes to sexual realtionship
The second week of testimony in the federal extortion trial of Karen Sypher stared Monday where it ended on Friday. The defense got to cross-examine Dana Kolter, Sypher's former attorney, who testified that he had to help Sypher fast because she was "in a scary situation." After Kolter was done, another witness took stand who testified that he too had a sexual relationship with Sypher after she ...
Eugene R. Anderson, Trial Lawyer, Dies at 82
He found innovative ways to get insurance companies to cover asbestos and toxic-spill claims.
Lindsay on Meth? Get the Straight Dope From Her Lawyer
Lindsay Lohan's former lawyer had no problem telling the world that the jail-broken starlet has "a disease." Her current counselor is playing Lohan's status a little closer to the...
No charges to be filed in late Des Moines businessmans stock dealings
A lawyer for Ed Boesens estate says a criminal investigation into the late Des Moines businessman has been closed without charges being filed. The Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into how Boesen obtained millions of dollars in loans using a false stock account statement. Attorney James Monroe says FBI agents told him [...]
Mickey Named Judge for Scotts Bluff County Court
A Scottsbluff lawyer has been named to an opening on the Scotts Bluff County Court bench.
Hartford Fatal School Bus Crash: Lawyer Seeks To Have Case Against Teen Driver Moved to Juvenile Court
HARTFORD The lawyer for a Glastonbury teen charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle in connection with a fatal January school bus crash said Monday he will ask a judge to move the case to juvenile court.
District attorneys office declines charges against Santa Monica school board member
The Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office announced it has declined to file charges against a Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District board member who was accused of child endangerment in relation to a fight near Santa Monica High School.
Arkansas attorney general asks judge to dismiss consolidation suit
The attorney general's office responds to a lawsuit from the Weiner School District,�challenging the state's law mandating the closure of school districts whose enrollments drop below 350 students for two years in a row.
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.
Karen Syphers Divorce Lawyer Unbelievably Invokes Jaycee Dugards Name in Court
Karen Sypher Trial: Karen Syphers divorce attorney on Monday compared her marriage to Rick Pitino s equipment manager to the case of Jaycee Dugard, a California girl who spent 18 years in captivity [attorney Dana] Kolter said he believed Sypher had been brainwashed and helped her try to work out a settlement with Pitino. [...]
Conn. AG: Apple, Amazon block lower e-book prices
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. are trying to stop competitors from offering lower e-book prices.
HARTFORD: Attorney General Cannot Release Confidential Records
The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal cannot make public the confidential business documents he obtains through a subpoena, siding with a Florida insurance company that sued to prevent disclosure of the information.
Blagojevich attorney "nervous" as jury deliberates 4th day
Sam Adam Jr. says he can't eat or sleep while waiting for verdict One of Rod Blagojevich's defense attorneys says waiting for jurors to decide the former governor's fate is turning him into "sort of a wreck."
Attorney general says child porn problem increasing, despite efforts to fight it
The spread of child pornography, fueled by technology and the Internet, is outpacing efforts to combat it, the Justice Department said Monday in a report to Congress that promises more arrests, ...
Former Attorney General Joins Accelify's California Board of Advisors
Accelify is proud to announce that former Indiana Attorney General Jeff Modisett, currently a partner at Bryan Cave in Los Angeles, is the latest leader to join Accelify's California Board of Advisors.
McDonald County Prosecuting Attorney election fields three GOP candidates
The following candidates are running for their respective political party bids for the post of McDonald County Prosecuting Attorney in the Aug. 3 election.
Court: Connecticut Attorney General can't release confidential records
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal cannot make public the confidential business documents he obtains through a subpoena, siding with a Florida insurance company that sued to prevent disclosure of the information.
ALBANY: Attorney General Candidate Urges Probe of Electric Costs
A candidate for attorney general said Monday the office has the power to investigate and reform how wholesale electricity rates are set in New York, a process that he said now costs consumers $2.2 billion a year too much.
Baltimore County lawyer, wife get jail time for animal neglect
A Baltimore County lawyer and his wife were sentenced Monday to a total of 90 days in jail for neglecting one of their horses, which was found so emaciated it had to be euthanized on the spot. Hilton and Donna Silver also were ordered to pay more than $16,000 in restitution to the county for the [...]
Police: Suspect in Pa. lawyer's killing at range says he stole guns to help overthrow US gov't
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Court records say a member of a group bent on overthrowing the U.S. government shot and killed a lawyer at a south-central Pennsylvania gun range last month so he could take his rifle.
CT Attorney General Investigating Apple and Amazon Over eBook Pricing [Ebooks]
Citing "potentially anticompetitive ebook deals," Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is investigating the relationship between Apple, Amazon and publishers. Blumenthal claims Apple and Amazon have struck exclusive deals with publishers that would block smaller ebook distributors from offering better prices. [ Office of the Attorney General via TechFlash ] More��
Avery needs to get new attorney
Steven Avery has a year to find a new attorney for his defense in a civil lawsuit.
Bikie laws could hurt innocents - lawyer
A prominent lawyer says the livelihoods of innocent people could be hurt if Qld outlaws motorbike gangs.
Connecticut Attorney General probes Apple, Amazon over eBook pricing
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is investigating deals struck by Apple and Amazon...
Attorney for man accused of killing his four children wants to suppress his initial statements to police
Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) On Monday, the attorney for Said Biyad, the Somali�man accused of killing his four children, said he wants to suppress some of the things Biyad said to police in an initial interview. Police said Biyad stabbed his four children to death at the Iroquois Homes Apartments in October 2006. They said he also raped and tried to kill his estranged wife. If convicted, Biyad is ...
Chris Carter engages lawyer
A lawyer is now acting for dissident Labour MP Chris Carter who is to take two months off work for stress-related issues.
Police: Pa. suspect wanted guns to overthrow gov't
A prison guard accused of shooting a lawyer to death at a gun range told police he found the man dead and stole his rifle so it could be used by an extremist group bent on overthrowing the U.S. government, court records show.
Ex-lawyer - Hicks should clear his name
David Hicks' former lawyer says he should have his name cleared of any terrorism links.
Police: Suspect in Pa. lawyer's killing at range says he stole guns to help overthrow US gov't
A prison guard accused of shooting a lawyer to death at a gun range told police he found the man dead and stole his rifle so it could be used by an extremist group bent on overthrowing the U.S. ...