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Lawyer: N.Y. flight attendant wants to return to air
The renegade flight attendant who cursed out a passenger and emergency-chuted to folk-hero status thanked the world for its support and said he wants to go back to work.
Lawyer in Guantanamo trial collapses - Army News, news from Iraq, - Army Times
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba A defense official at Guantanamo Bay says the war-crimes trial of Canadian Omar Khadr will be delayed at least 30 days due to an attorney's illness.
Vt. US attorney to take over prosecution of 2
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) The Vermont office of the United States attorney is taking over the prosecution of two men charged with a robbery spree in downtown Burlington that included the firing of numerous gunshots.
Khadr's attorney airlifted from Guantanamo, trial delayed one month
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba The military was evacuating Omar Khadr's lone defense attorney from this remote Navy base for medical treatment on U.S. soil Friday, delaying for at least a month the first full war crimes trial of the Obama administration.
Lawyer: N.Y. flight attendant wants to return to air
NEW YORK (AP) The renegade flight attendant who cursed out a passenger and emergency-chuted to folk-hero status thanked the world for its support and said he wants to go back to work. Steven Slater, 38, said through his lawyer Thursday that he loves flying. "His hope is to return ...
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 quitter as everyone thought.
California attorney general asks appeals court to reject effort to delay same-sex marriages
State Attorney General Jerry Brown urged a federal appeals court Friday to waste no time in allowing gay marriages to resume in California now that a lower court has overturned the state's same-sex marriage ban.
Vt. US attorney to take over prosecution of 2
The Vermont office of the United States attorney is taking over the prosecution of two men charged with a robbery spree in downtown Burlington that included the firing of numerous gunshots. Vermont - United States - Burlington Vermont - Burlington - Business and Economy
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.
Wisconsin court disbars lawyer who abandoned clients
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has disbarred a Beloit lawyer who abandoned some of his clients, was routinely dishonest and violated numerous rules governing attorneys' conduct.
Lawyer says British House of Lords member peer charges of false accounting over expenses
LONDON - A sixth British legislator charged over the country's expense scandal had denied allegations that he made claims for bogus payments, his lawyer told a court Friday.
Canadian's Guantanamo trial postponed one month, lawyer ill
The Guantanamo trial of a Canadian captured by US forces in Afghanistan at age 15 has been postponed by 30 days so his lawyer can seek medical treatment in the United States, a US military official said Friday.
Calif attorney general, gay couples, ask appeals court to reject delay same-sex marriages
SAN FRANCISCO - Attorney General Jerry Brown and lawyers for two couples who successfully sued to strike down California's same-sex marriage ban urged a federal appeals court late Friday to waste no time in allowing gay marriages to resume in the state.
Attorney: Zoners violated Sunshine Act in LM
Two days after he called in township police to remove a TV cameraman from a hearing, Lower Merion zoning-board Chairman Kenneth Aaron explained the action and said the board will continue to prohibit the use of cameras and other recording devices during parts of its sessions.
HP's Top Lawyer Back in Eye of Storm
HP's Top Lawyer Back in Eye of Storm
Kyrgyz violence probed, lawyer says
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Law enforcement agencies in Kyrgyzstan violated the law during their crackdown on ethnic violence in the south of the country in June, a lawyer said. Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek - Asia - Kurmanbek Bakiyev - Central Asia
Guantanamo trial delayed after lawyer collapses
There will be at least a 30-day delay in the case of Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr due to the need for medical attention for his defense attorney, according to a lawyer for the Office of Military Commissions.
Lawyer: NY flight attendant wants to return to air
NEW YORKThe 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.
Attorney Sheds Light On Abuelazam's Character
In 2005, accused serial stabber Elias Abuelazam's mind was focused on one thing: staying in the United States alongside his new bride, Jessica.
Scott Co. Attorney To Investigate Officer Shooting Of 17 Yr Old
The BCA investigation of an officer involved shooting in Duluth will be reviewed by the Scott County Attorney.
Lawyer wants charge reduced in Adenhart case
The lawyer for a man accused in the crash that killed Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart is asking for the charge to be reduced.
Ohio attorney general warns of increased reports of sweepstakes scams across state
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The state's attorney general says reports of Ohio residents being ripped off by sweepstakes scams are on track to double over last year.
Seneca County district attorney offers $10,000 reward in 25-year-old murder case
Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch announces $10,000 reward for information leading to arrest of Kristin O'Connell's killer.
Gitmo trial delayed due to attorney's illness
The war-crimes trial of a young Canadian detainee was halted Friday due to the illness of his attorney, who was to be flown to the United States for treatment after collapsing in the courtroom.
Kansas Attorney General's Office warns residents about Mystery Shopper/Western Union scam
Its a common mail scam in Kansas and across the country, and the Kansas Attorney Generals Office is warning consumers after at least one Lawrence resident recently reported the scam.
Lawyer: NY flight attendant wants to return to air
NEW YORK (AP) The renegade flight attendant who cursed out a passenger and emergency-chuted to folk-hero status thanked the world for its support and said he wants to go back to work.
'Centrist' lawyer challenges conservative incumbent
A Tacoma lawyer who has declared himself "a more centrist choice" for the Washington Supre
Finsac lawyer denies bias
LAWYER for Finsac commission member Charles Ross this morning rebutted suggestions that there may be bias on his part because of statements he made following the collapse of the financial sector in the mid-1990.
Canadian's Guantanamo trial halted, lawyer is ill
A young Canadian's Guantanamo war crimes tribunal was suspended on Friday for at least a month because his lawyer was being flown back to the United States for medical treatment.
Lawyer for former Clemens trainer McNamee looking forward to lawsuit in N.Y.
HOUSTON - A lawyer for Brian McNamee says he's looking forward to airing in New York a defamation lawsuit the personal trainer has filed against seven-time Cy Young winner Roger Clemens in their fight over doping allegations.
Lawyer: Montana Fishburne charged with battery
Aspiring porn star Montana Fishburne, daughter of CSI's Laurence Fishburne, has been charged with battery, her lawyer tells TVGuide.com.
Scott County Attorney to handle Duluth shooting case
The Scott County Attorney will consider whether charges are warranted after a Duluth police officer shot and killed a rampaging 17-year-old.
Lawyer: UK peer denies expense charges
A sixth British legislator charged over the country's expense scandal had denied allegations that he made claims for bogus payments, his lawyer told a court Friday. Lawyer - Business - Allegedly Unethical Firms - United States - One Complainant
Lawyer uses quick judgment in motorcycle rescue
Ben Fedunchak watched incredulously as the motorcycle driver in front of him tried, without success, to pass a transport trailer, fishtailing on the opposite gravel shoulder, ultimately landing in a water-filled ditch.[...]
DA vows to curb fraud if elected attorney general
Dan Donovan, a proponent of honest government, hopes to be the states next attorney general. PHOTO BY PETER C. MASTROSIMONE It is often said that Staten Island is the forgotten borough, but all that may change as its district attorney sets his sights on filling the state attorney general seat being vacated by Andrew Cuomo.
Gretna City Attorney Mark Morgan keeps sense of humor despite ire over counsel post
Gretna City Attorney Mark Morgan may have missed out on his chance to become the city's "in-house counsel," but it hasn't affected his sense of humor. � Mark Morgan This week, Morgan withdrew his proposal to become a part-time employee...
UNC hires lawyer with NCAA rules background
UNC has hired a lawyer with a background in NCAA rules compliance to advise the school while the NCAA is investigating the Tar heels football program.
Attorney: Elias Abuelazam is 'scared, nervous'
Lansing attorneys, Edwar Zeineh and Brian Morley have been retained as Abuelazam's representation.
Lawyer's illness delays Khadr's war crimes trial at least 30 days BYLINE:
GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba The historic war crimes trial of accused terrorist Omar Khadr has been delayed at least 30 days while his lawyer recovers in hospital. Lt.-Col.[...]
UNC hires lawyer with NCAA rules background
UNC has hired a lawyer with a background in NCAA rules compliance to advise the school while the NCAA is investigating the Tar heels football program.
District attorney seeks special prosecutor for case involving WR councilman
WARNER ROBINS The Houston County District Attorneys Office is requesting a special prosecutor for a case involving a Warner Robins council member.
War crimes allegations based on lies - Attorney-at-law
Senior Attorney-at-law S L Gunasekera yesterday said the allegations of war crimes in the final days of the war on terrorism are completely based on lies. He said that being a soldier does not have lesser rights than civilians.
County Attorney still awaiting Allen autopsy
Henry County Attorney, Darin Stater said there are currently no further pending charges against Dennis Wiley, Jr. and Dennis Wiley, Sr. from the altercation at the Moose Lodge Friday, July 31.
Brooklyn District Attorney's office infested with bed bugs
The halls of justice in Brooklyn are gonna need a little fumigating. Bed bugs have infested the Brooklyn District Attorney's office, forcing the borough's top law man to call in some help from a higher authority -the exterminator.
Attorney General Candidate Campaigns In Watertown
Dan Donovan, the Republican and Conservative candidate for attorney general made a campaign swing through Watertown Friday.
Environmental Attorney Burton LeBlanc of Baron & Budd, P.C. Hired by Louisiana Office of Coastal Protection and ...
BATON ROUGE, La.----Environmental attorney Burton LeBlanc (link) attorney of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and his firm Baron & Budd have been retained by Louisiana Attorney General James D. Buddy Caldwell to provide counsel to the state of Louisianas designated Trustees in connection with issues related to the Deepwater Horizon ...
Lawyer for rape suspect says client is innocent and will prove it
Next week, a Lauderdale county couple is set to face a judge on rape charges.� However, a lawyer for one of the suspects insists his client didn't do anything wrong.
North Carolina hires attorney as consultant for NCAA probe
North Carolina has hired an attorney who was a former NCAA staffer as a consultant as it deals with an investigation into the football program.
Attorney general weighs in on Boise auditorium district
Several auditorium district-related happenings on Thursday:* An opinion from the Idaho attorney ge
Lawyer Lawsuits - They're Piling Up
From client advice to attorney fees to ineffective assistance of counsel, the U.S. Supreme Court decided an unusually large number of cases last term involving how lawyers do their jobs.