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Hall County attorney: New budget is very likely unsustainable
Hall County Attorney Mark Young has a good news/bad news message for the Hall County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.
Attorney asks for dismissal of lawsuit
An attorney representing Fayette County, its former chief prosecutor and an assistant district attorney wants a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by a man who was acquitted of rape. Earlier this year, Stanley Ohler Sr., 35, of Connellsville asked for $1.5 million in damages, claiming police wrongly arrested him, and prosecutors should have known to throw out the case. Ohler took the ...
Attorney for man accused in Cheshire murders wants statements supressed (with documentation)
NEW HAVEN An attorney for Steven J. Hayes is trying to suppress the contents of Hayes interview with State Police detectives the day of the Cheshire triple homicide because police did not tape record it.
Local U.S. attorney general's office subpoenas McNeil records
Johnson & Johnson has announced the U.S. Attorney General's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has subpoenaed documents from McNeil Consumer Healthcare in regard to this year's multiple product recalls.
Lawyer to fight drink driving allegations
A Perth criminal defence lawyer who had his BMW confiscated under the State's tough anti-hoon laws will fight reckless and drink driving allegations.
Defense attorney in Pitino case alleges perjury by witnesses
The attorney for the woman convicted of trying to extort University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says prosecution witnesses may have lied during trial.
Mourners celebrate lawyer and activist Charles W. Bowser
In the Wynnefield neighborhood where he lived, and in the church where he worshipped, political and civil rights activist and lawyer Charles W. Bowser was remembered Tuesday as a trailblazer who set the path for a generation of black politicians and lawyers in Philadelphia.
Feds eye Denver lawyer's property purchase
A federal grand jury is investigating Denver lawyer Rodney Atherton for possible abuse of the conservation-easement tax-credit program.
M'sian lawyer honoured for community work
MELBOURNE (Aug 18, 2010): When Malaysian lawyer Lim Chuen Ren arrived here in 1988, he was surprised to see that the Asian community, especially the Chinese, did not have much financial resources and it was expensive to buy Asian produce.
Stow attorney joins race for secretary of state
The race for secretary of state is shaping up as a three-way matchup between four-term incumbent Democrat William Galvin, Republican Woburn Town Clerk William Campbell, and the newest entrant, James Henderson, a Stow attorney running unenrolled.
District attorney, NEWS take over victim services
The Napa County District Attorneys office and Napa Emergency Womens Services are now collaborating to serve all victims of crime from the initial contact through the criminal justice system.
Mourners celebrate lawyer and activist Charles W. Bowser
In the Wynnefield neighborhood where he lived, and in the church where he worshipped, political and civil rights activist and lawyer Charles W. Bowser was remembered Tuesday as a trailblazer who set the path for a generation of black politicians and lawyers in Philadelphia.
Five-year suspension recommended for Fen-phen lawyer
Kentucky's fen-phen scandal may bring down another lawyer.
Attorney: Haleigh was carried away in a bag
ST. AUGUSTINE - Misty Croslin hid beneath a sheet holding onto Haleigh's younger brother as she listened to the now 7-year-old missing girl being attacked before she disappeared, her attorney said Tuesday.
Government lawyer may have won the day
The B.C. Liberals insist that the controversial HST is a wholly federal levy intended to strengthen the national and provincial economies.
City attorney says Kennewick needs Southridge standards
Kennewick's city attorney says city officials need to untangle several legal issues that could
Lawyer: Suspect in 1964 killing innocent, will fight extradition
HOPEWELL - A lawyer says a 77-year-old retired postal worker will fight his transfer in custody from Las Vegas to Hopewell to face a murder charge in the slaying of his estranged wife 45 years ago.The move could postpone extradition for Donald James Lon
Local U.S. attorney general's office subpoenas McNeil records
Johnson & Johnson has announced the U.S. Attorney General's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has subpoenaed documents from McNeil Consumer Healthcare in regard to this year's multiple product recalls.
Lawyer: Nokia Siemens Played Key Role In Saharkhiz's Arrest
We reported on August 17 about the lawsuit against Nokia Siemens Networks by a prominent jailed Iranian journalist, Isa Saharkhiz, who implicated Nokia Siemens in his arrest last year.
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Lawyer: Misty Croslin heard cousin attack Haleigh
The attorney for Misty Croslin said Tuesday that his client told authorities her cousin attacked Haleigh while Croslin hid under bedcovers.
Attorney says US mom accused of killing her 2 sons, staging accident is remorseful
The mother accused of suffocating her two young sons and staging an accident to cover it up says she's remorseful and has been speaking with the family minister, her attorney said Wednesday.
Beijing female lawyer trapped in railway prison
After having quarrels with the railway staff, Beijing female lawyer Wang Yu was arrested by railway police working for the railway company, sued by the railway procuratorate, and judged by the railway court with a sentence in the first trial, which many see as evidence of the problem of "integration" of Chinese railway criminal jurisdiction.
Attorney: Duley deserves presumption of innocence
An attorney for�the Orangeburg woman accused of killing her young sons and sending their bodies into a river in a car says she deserves the presumption of innocence.
Lawyer for business groups argues feds have the say on HST, not B.C.
The lawyer for a number of big business groups in B.C. says the HST was imposed by Parliament and can not be overturned by a B.C. court.
Luisita lawyer to SC: Judiciary alone can revoke stock option
The Hacienda Luisita Inc. (HLI) on Wednesday said only the judiciary can void the stock distribution option (SDO) agreement it forged with its farmer beneficiaries in May 1989.
Lawyer: Croslin heard cousin attack Haleigh
The attorney for Misty Croslin said Tuesday that his client told authorities her cousin attacked Haleigh while Croslin hid under bedcovers.
Lawyer wants Hayes interview suppressed
Lawyers for Cheshire home invasion suspect Steven Hayes will be in court for the latest of many pre-trial hearings today, this time about suppressing a police interview.
Luisita lawyer to SC: Only courts can revoke stock option
Opening the first high-profile court drama of the Aquino administration, the Hacienda Luisita Inc. (HLI) on Wednesday argued that only the judiciary can void the stock distribution option (SDO) agreement it forged with its farmer beneficiaries in May 1989.
Queen Elizabeth Honours Malaysian Lawyer For Community Work
MELBOURNE, Aug 18 (Bernama) -- When Malaysian lawyer Lim Chuen Ren arrived here in 1988, he
Pa. attorney general announces settlement with CVS
HARRISBURG CVS Pharmacy is now required to hand out $2 coupons to any customer who finds an expired item on its shelves, according to a settlement announced Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office.
Attorney says SC mom accused of killing her 2 sons, staging accident is remorseful
ORANGEBURG, S.C. - The mother accused of suffocating her two young sons and staging an accident to cover it up says she's remorseful and has been speaking with the family minister, her attorney said Wednesday.
Pitino witnesses 'lied', attorney says
The attorney for the woman convicted of extorting Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino claims that "a key witness or witnesses" for the prosecution may have committed perjury during her trial.
Duley's Attorney Says She Deserves Presumption of Innocence
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- An attorney for an Orangeburg woman accused of killing her young sons and sending their bodies into a river in a car says she deserves the presumption of innocence.
Thai court to rule on Russian 'arms dealer': lawyer
A Thai appeals court will make a final ruling Friday on whether to extradite alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to the United States on terrorism charges, his lawyer said.
Michigan attorney general's office to hold forum today on DMC-Vanguard deal
The Michigan attorney general's office is holding a community forum about the proposed sale of the nonprofit Detroit Medical Center to for-profit Vanguard Health Systems.
Attorney: SC mom charged with killing toddlers deserves presumption of innocence.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - An attorney for an Orangeburg woman accused of killing her young sons and sending their bodies into a river in a car says she deserves the presumption of innocence.
Local attorney weighs in on Blagojevich verdict
WBZs Deb Lawler speaks with attorney Michael Fee, a former prosecutor with the Boston firm Ropes and Gray. Filed under: Audio, Politics, WBZ News Tagged: Blagojevich, Corruption, illinois
Attorney General's Office Investigating Cape Vincent Wind Project
What do you do when the state is investigating, wind farm development is on going and no one seems to be getting along? Cape Vincent is trying to figure it all out.
Lawyer questions alcohol test in IMPD crash
A lawyer for an Indianapolis police officer accused of driving drunk and causing a fatal crash is questioning whether police had probable cause to give him a blood test.
Lawyer: SC mom accused of killing sons remorseful
The mother accused of suffocating her two young sons and trying to cover it up by staging an accident says she is remorseful and has been speaking with the family minister, her attorney said Wednesday.
Ex-Satyam boss wins bail in giant fraud case: lawyer
The founder of Indian outsourcing firm Satyam, who has been accused of staging India's biggest corporate fraud, was granted bail Wednesday in the southern city of Hyderabad, his lawyer said.
Embassy 'hostage taker' is ex-Israeli informer: lawyer
The Palestinian who broke into the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv and tried to take hostages was a former Israeli informer who was seeking political asylum, his lawyer claimed on Wednesday.
Blagojevich attorney takes heat on 1 count guilty
CHICAGO (AP) An attorney for Rod Blagojevich blames himself for the guilty verdict on one of 24 counts in the corruption trial of the former Illinois governor. A jury on Tuesday found Blagojevich guilty of one count of lying to federal agents and the judge declared a mistrial on the other 23 counts. Sam [...]
Kansas Attorney General to discuss parolee roundup
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six says his office and two other state agencies have completed an operation to round up parole violators.
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.
Defense attorney in Pitino case alleges perjury by witnesses
The attorney for the woman convicted of trying to extort University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says prosecution witnesses may have lied during trial.
Luisita lawyer: Only courts can revoke stock option
Hacienda Luisita's lawyer on Wednesday said only the judiciary can void the stock distribution option that enabled the hacienda to avoid land distribution in 1989. A Supreme Court justice asked why land was not distributed in 1967 as stipulated in the government loan agreement. The Luisita lawyer replied that "there were no tenants" on the hacienda at the time.
'Jersey Shore' cast member's lawyer to be in court
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) "Jersey Shore" cast member Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi 's lawyer is expected in court on her behalf Wednesday. Attorney Raymond Raya 's office says he'll attend an initial court appearance and Polizzi is not expected in court.
Lawyer in hot water over fraudulent cashier's check
The U.S. government filed charges yesterday against a lawyer for taking $184,947.49 in proceeds from a fraudulent Citibank cashier's check. Danilo T. Aguilar is being accused of two counts of laundering of monetary instruments.