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Attorney: Witness in Cocoa slaying trial may be part of crime
VIERA A defense attorney representing a man accused of a first-degree murder in Cocoa alleged Tuesday that a key witness in the case might have been lying to keep himself from getting charged.
Snooki's lawyer to make court appearance on her behalf
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) 'Jersey Shore' cast member Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi's lawyer is expected in court on her behalf Wednesday.
Don't expect Snooki at hearing on disorderly conduct charge; lawyer attending
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. - "Jersey Shore" cast member Nicole (Snooki) Polizzi's lawyer is expected in court on her behalf. Attorney Raymond Raya's office says that he'll attend an initial court appearance Wednesday and that Polizzi is not expected in court.
Attorney General
Assembleyman Richard Brodsky was elected to represent the 92nd Assembly District in 1982 and has served as Chairman of the Committee on Oversight, Analysis and Investigation, as well as Chairman on the Committee on Environmental Conservation.
Lawyer says he has info on Hariri killing
BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A Druze lawyer, identifying himself as a former Israeli military officer, said he has information about the 2005 assassination of Lebanon's prime minister. Lebanon - Rafic Hariri - Middle East - Israel Defense Forces - Druze
AP Interview: Lawyer for Iranian woman sentenced to death for adultery says she may be spared
BERLIN - A lawyer who represented an Iranian woman facing a death sentence on an adultery conviction says she still has a chance to be spared execution and even be set free.
Attorney: Dismiss acquitted rape suspect's suit
An attorney for western Pennsylvania prosecutors wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a man acquitted of charges he raped a woman in 2007.
AP Interview: Lawyer for Iranian woman sentenced to death for adultery says she may be spared
The international outcry over the death sentence against an Iranian woman convicted of adultery might be enough to save her from execution, the lawyer who defended her told The Associated Press ...
Lawyer for Woman in Iran Stoning Case Says She May Be Spared Execution
A lawyer who represented an Iranian woman facing a death sentence on an adultery conviction says she still has a chance to be spared execution and even be set free.
Cop-Suing Lawyer Pulls a Fast One on the City and Sgt. Kyle Nice
While reporting this weeks story about antiwar protester Joe Walshs lawsuit against the city of Portland, we ran across a supremely entertaining gem related to another case against the citys cops. The exchange came while Greg Kafoury, a Portland lawyer well-known for suing the citys police, deposed Sgt. Kyle Nice (pictured above, courtesy KOIN) on April [...]
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.
'Jersey Shore' cast member Snooki's lawyer is expected in court today without her
Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesNicole Snooki Polizzi attends the KIIS-FM "Now 34 And The Jersey Shore" party at Hollywood Tower on July 11. SEASIDE HEIGHTS "Jersey Shore" cast member Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's lawyer is expected in court on her behalf today....
Norfolk County District Attorney candidate Joseph Driscoll says he wants to bring DA offices back to Dedham
Joseph Driscoll said that in his years as an assistant district attorney in Norfolk County, he often encountered a serious logistical problem on his lunch break � needing to retrieve something from his office in Canton, 15 minutes away.
Norfolk County District Attorney candidates criticize idea to relocate office
Sparks are flying as Joseph Driscolls two Democratic rivals for Norfolk County district attorney weigh in on his proposal to move the DAs office back to Dedham Square, with Michael Morrissey saying You dont wave a magic wand and make people move, and Michael Chinman calling it a non-issue.
Lawyer confirms: Caterer coerced soup heiress
When Agnes O'Brien allegedly demanded $200,000 up front and $250,000 a year for the rest of her life from the woman she said would be embarrassed by a planned book and movie detailing the woman's personal life, she likely knew that figures such as those would be no stretch.
Duleys attorney urges people to keep an open mind
Attorney Carl B. Grant of Orangeburg said Wednesday that he understands Duley, 29, is facing serious charges that evoke an emotional response, but at the same time his client has the right to a fair trial.
Sypher attorney: Witnesses in Pitino trial may have lied
Attorney James Earhart said in a motion filed late Tuesday that "a key witness or witnesses" for the prosecution may have committed perjury.
Lawyer: Nokia Siemens Played Key Role In Saharkhiz's Arrest
"Persian Letters" spoke to Edward Moawad, an attorney at the Maryland-based Moawad and Herischi law firm, who is representing Saharkhiz and his son, blogger Mehdi Saharkhiz. -Golnaz Esfandiari, RFE
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.
Lawyer probes ICx-FLIR deal
BENSALEM, Pa., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania law firm is investigating the planned acquisition of Virginia company ICx Technologies by FLIR Technologies of Oregon. Law - Law firm - Lawyer - FLIR Systems - Legal Information
OKC Pharmacist's Attorney: DA Says Charges Could be Dismissed
The attorney for an Oklahoma City pharmacist facing murder charges said reports obtained Tuesday from the office of the medical examiner determined that the first shot fired during an attempted robbery was possibly fatal.
Sypher's attorney says some witnesses may have lied under oath, wants new trial
Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - The attorney for Karen Sypher says some of the prosecution's witnesses may have lied under oath. � Her lawyer, James Earhart, made those charges in a motion he filed asking for more time to request a new trial. � He's not saying who lied and says he wants 45 more days to investigate. � Sypher was convicted of trying to extort money from University of Louisville ...
Lawyer: Mom Accused In Killings Remorseful
The mother accused of suffocating her two young sons and staging an accident to cover it up says she's remorseful.
Nebraska attorney general won't defend law requiring health screenings before abortion
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Attorney General Jon Bruning has decided not to defend a new Nebraska law requiring health screenings for women seeking abortions.
Attorney General Tables PPSC Annual Report
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - 08/18/10) - The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the tabling of the Annual Report 2009-2010 of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. Mr. Brian Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, presented the report to the Attorney General. The report covers the period of ...
Chattanooga attorney censured, suspended
Attorney Fred T. Hanzelik of Chattanooga was censured, suspended for 30 days last month and ordered to pay restitution to a client.
Nebraska Attorney General Refuses to Defend State's Abortion Screening Law
Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning is effectively enforcing an injunction against the state's law requiring women seeking abortions to get health screenings.
UPDATE: Lawyer for SC Mom Charged in Sons' Death Says "Keep An Open Mind"
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - The 29-year-old South Carolina woman accused of suffocating her two sons is expected to appear before an Orangeburg County judge this afternoon for an arraignment hearing on two murder charges. Authorities say Shaquan Duley (shuh-KWAHN' DOO'-lee) suffocated her young sons, then strapped their lifeless bodies into their car seats before rolling the vehicle into a river in ...
Attorney details superintendent contract
New superintendent of schools Frank Roberson will receive $964 a month in travel expenses as part of his three-year employment contract with the board of education, but the salary add-on is not new.
Brownsville attorney gets six years prison
A Brownsville attorney has been sentenced to six years in prison during a Wednesday morning hearing.
Neb. attorney general won't defend abortion-screening law
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Nebraska's attorney general will not defend in court a new state law requiring health screenings for women seeking abortions, effectively preventing the controversial law from ever going into effect, according to his spokeswoman and court documents filed Wednesday. Attorney General Jon Bruning agreed to a permanent ...
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.
Lawyer: SC mom accused of killing sons 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.
Lawyer: SC mom accused of killing sons remorseful
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- 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. "She's tearful, as anybody would be under these circumstances," defense attorney Carl B. Grant said after a brief hearing in Orangeburg. "She's been very sad, very remorseful about ...
Lawyer wants Ten Commandments issue back before U.S. Supreme Court
The lawyer, who represents McCreary County and Pulaski County, says the court has shifted since it upheld an injunction barring a stand-alone display of the Commandments in public courthouses.
Attorney General Investigates Wind Farm Dealings
Cape Vincent is usually a quiet town with little conflict, but that was not the case of Tuesday nights emergency town board meeting. The meeting was called by Supervisor Urban C. Hirschey in response to the New York State Attorney Generals request of all documentation pertaining to the wind farm development project. The town of Cape Vincent has been divided on the issue of wind turbines being ...
Attorney: Mother Accused Of Killing Kids To Plead Not Guilty
A South Carolina woman accused of suffocating her children then strapping them into a car that was later found in a river will plead not guilty to murder charges at an initial court hearing Wednesday, her attorney said.
Attorney says mother accused of killing sons will plead not guilty
A South Carolina woman accused of suffocating her children then strapping them into a car that was later found in a river will plead not guilty to murder charges at an initial court hearing Wednesday, her attorney said.
Lawyer: Expect 'powerful' statement from Supreme Court on Westboro case
Sean Summers, lead attorney for Albert Snyder in his U.S. Supreme Court case against Westboro Baptist Church, said today he's heard people predicting how the justices will rule.
Snooki's lawyer enters not guilty pleas in NJ
An attorney for "Jersey Shore" cast member Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi has entered not-guilty pleas on her behalf to three charges.
Attorney General sues Wallingford power plant for emissions violation
WALLINGFORD - Due to its second positive test for excessive levels of emissions over the past three years, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal filed a lawsuit today against Covanta Energy, the owners and operators of the trash-to-energy plant on South Cherry Street.
Attorney: Duley would plead not guilty
Shaquan Duley would plead not guilty to murdering her two sonsif she were given the chance today, her attorney says.
Attorney: I was tailed during Andrew Thomas probe
He was appointed by the Ariz. Supreme Court to investigate the conduct of former Maricopa County attorney.
Lawyer: SC mom accused of killing sons remorseful
The attorney for a South Carolina woman 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.
Lawyer: Misty hid while Haleigh was taken
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A young Florida woman suspected in the 2009 disappearance of Haleigh Cummings has pleaded no contest to unrelated drug charges. Florida - United States - Government - Health - Haleigh Cummings
Bernstein raises 5 times more than Jessamy in city state's attorney race
State's attorney candidate's campaign funds total $217,870, compared to incumbent's $46,004 Baltimore state's attorney candidate Gregg Bernstein, right, has raised five times more money in campaign contributions than incumbent Patricia C. Jessamy, according to election finance reports filed Tuesday. Both candidates are Democrats, and there are no other challengers, meaning the race between them ...
Attorney for accused cop wants blood test thrown out
The attorney for accused Officer David Bisard is challenging the blood draw that was done on his client hours after he was involved in a deadly crash. A metro police officer's efforts to discredit a blood-alcohol test go before a judge Thursday.
Lawyer: Mom Accused Of Killing Sons Remorseful
The lawyer of a woman accused of strangling her two sons and then sinking a car with their bodies inside says his client is remorseful.
Attorney Anne Bremner charged with DUI
High-profile attorney Anne Bremner has been charged with one count of driving under the influence.
Lawyer: US mom accused of killing sons 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.