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Attorney: Adelman ruling expected at Sept. 13 meeting
The Willard school board will issue a ruling on the Melodie Adelman case at its next regular board meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 13, attorney Dan Mason said.
Cookeville Attorney, Wife Arrested After Scuffle At Home
A long-time Cookeville attorney and his wife were arrested Tuesday night after an unnecessary call for help ended in a scuffle with police.
Inappropriate messages land lawyer in hot water
AUGUSTA -- A local lawyer has been publicly reprimanded by a disciplinary panel for his behavior toward an ex-girlfriend involving sexually-explicit telephone and text messages.
RP lawyer questions Fischer's DNA test
source: Abac Cordero | philstar.com The Filipino lawyer of Marilyn and Jinky Young, who are laying claim to the $2 million estate left behind by Bobby Fischer, yesterday questioned the procedure that was used during the exhumation of the American chess icon. Lawyer Sammy Estimo said the exhumation was not done the normal way and he raised a question on whether the body from which seven tissue ...
Attorney General Warns LI About Health Care Lending
Discusses Investigation Into Predatory Credit Cards Attorney General Andrew Cuomo addressed Long Islanders this week, speaking at the Glen Cove Senior Center about health care-related credit card schemes targeting seniors and vulnerable patients. AG Cuomo said he has subpoenaed health care clinics and credit card companies including Chase Health Advance, Citi Health, and GE Moneys CareCredit.
Attorney General Warns LI About Health Care Lending
Discusses Investigation Into Predatory Credit Cards Attorney General Andrew Cuomo addressed Long Islanders this week, speaking at the Glen Cove Senior Center about health care-related credit card schemes targeting seniors and vulnerable patients. AG Cuomo said he has subpoenaed health care clinics and credit card companies including Chase Health Advance, Citi Health, and GE Moneys CareCredit ...
City attorney seeks end to stripper suit
For all of the thousands of records that attorney Norman Yatooma has generated in his bid to prove the city of Detroit obstructed the investigation of a stripper's 2003 death, he's failed to produce any proof of a conspiracy, a city attorney says.
'Inconsistencies' in account of rape at Skateworks, lawyer claims
A lawyer for Skateworks said Thursday that there are "inconsistencies" in a 12-year-old girl's account of a gang rape she says she endured at the Woodlawn roller rink last Saturday. The attorney's implication that the girl might have been at least partly to blame for what occurred was immediately assailed by victims-rights advocates.
Leading Lawyer Appointed As Roundtable Chair
New Zealand Business Roundtable members have elected Roger Partridge as the new chair of the organisation. He replaces Rob McLeod who was appointed in July by Ernst & Young to be managing partner, New Zealand and Australia, based in Sydney.
Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff ponders signing on to brief regarding violent video games case
SALT LAKE CITY Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff may be about to fire his opinion that the right to free speech...
Lawyer 'family' ties OK: judge
A lawyer with blood ties to the Gambino crime family may continue working on a mob case because none of his relatives was involved in the alleged crimes, a Manhattan federal judge ruled yesterday. The feds sought to disqualify Joseph Corozzo on grounds that he serves as "house counsel" to...
McAllen, Texas cities hire attorney to fight cable companys digital plans
McALLEN A Washington attorney will represent McAllen and numerous other cities across the state in a fight against Time Warner Cable, the city attorney said Thursday. Nick Miller, of D.C.-based firm Miller and Van Eaton, helped several...
Local U.S. attorney generals office subpoenas McNeil records
The U.S. Attorney Generals Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has subpoenaed documents from McNeil Consumer Healthcare in regard to this years multiple product recalls, Johnson & Johnson announced last week.
City attorney seeks end to stripper suit
For all of the thousands of records that attorney Norman Yatooma has generated in his bid to prove the city of Detroit obstructed the investigation of a stripper's 2003 death, he's failed to produce any proof of a conspiracy, a city attorney says.
Attorney: Adelman ruling expected at Sept. 13 meeting
The Willard school board will issue a ruling on the Melodie Adelman case at its next regular board meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 13, attorney Dan Mason said.
Lawyer, developer charged in RI corruption scheme
A lawyer and a developer were indicted Thursday in a corruption investigation that has led to charges against three former North Providence town council members and that federal prosecutors say involves bribe demands totaling more than $100,000. Indictment - Bribery - United States Attorney - Business - Allegedly Unethical Firms
Former attorney in tax trouble
This article has been read 0 times. A former Washington attorney is again facing back tax issues.
Lawyer smells something fishy about Fischers exhumation
THE lawyer who represents Jinky Young yesterday questioned the procedures done by forensic experts on the remains of the late chess legend Bobby Fischer on July 5 in Iceland.
Lawyer 'bullied' by judge before suicide
THE West Australian government is seeking legal advice about accusations a young lawyer was bullied by a magistrate just weeks before she committed suicide.
Lawyer 'bullied' by judge before suicide
THE West Australian government is seeking legal advice about accusations a young lawyer was bullied by a magistrate just weeks before she committed suicide.
Lawyer 'bullied' by judge before suicide
THE West Australian government is seeking legal advice about accusations a young lawyer was bullied by a magistrate just weeks before she committed suicide.
Lawyer 'bullied' by judge before suicide
THE West Australian government is seeking legal advice about accusations a young lawyer was bullied by a magistrate just weeks before she committed suicide.
Lawyer `berated' in court before death
The WA government is seeking legal advice about accusations a young lawyer was bullied by a magistrate just weeks before she committed suicide.
Lawyer `berated' in court before death
The WA government is seeking legal advice about accusations a young lawyer was bullied by a magistrate just weeks before she committed suicide.
Lawyer `berated' in court before death
The WA government is seeking legal advice about accusations a young lawyer was bullied by a magistrate just weeks before she committed suicide.
Lawyer: Snooki pleads not guilty
NEW YORK, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A lawyer for TV's Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi pleaded not guilty on her behalf to several charges stemming from her arrest last month on a New Jersey beach.
NY attorney general candidates
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Six candidates are running for New York attorney general. Five are in a Sept. 14 Democratic primary. The winner will face Republican Daniel Donovan Nov. 2. They are:
Attorney general warns of new credit card scam in Maine
AUGUSTA, Maine -- Maine Attorney General Janet Mills is warning of a new credit card scam that's targeting some residents. Southern Maine's PeoplesChoice Credit Union reports that scammers ...
Indictment ups charge against attorney
Attorney John P. Liberti attracts clients by advertising If youve been arrested and need it fixed, call 876-2146!! Now, he is facing a serious charge himself.
State attorney general candidates visit Rochester
Attorney general candidates presented platforms on changing energy rates and Medicaid reimbursements to counties.Campaign galleries: Daniel Donovan | Richard Brodsky | Rick Lazio | Andrew Cuomo | Bruce Blakeman | Ed O'SheaCampaign news: Part discussion, part information and part funLearn about your delegates Today's challenge: What do you know about the 26th U.S. District race?
Lawyer, developer indicted in North Providence bribery scandal
PROVIDENCE - A prominent North Providence defense lawyer and a local developer were indicted Thursday on conspiracy charges stemming from the widening federal probe into a bribery scandal involving payoffs to members of the North Providence Town Council.
Clemens lawyer Rusty Hardin still doesn't get it
Roger Clemens is ultimately responsible for his own fate. But he's had absolutely no help from his lawyer.
Diaz Lawyer: "Fags for Diaz"?
Protesters at last week's fund-raiser for antigay New York state senator Ruben Diaz Sr. say his attorney called them "fags for Diaz."
GOP Attorney General Candidate in California Promises to Appeal Prop 8 Ruling if Elected
Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley says that if he is elected as state Attorney General in November, he will defend Proposition 8 in court. Current AG Jerry Brown had declined to do so.
Attorney, Deltona tangle on records
An attorney in Deltona said City Hall is refusing to turn over records that belong to the public. Lonnie Groot is asking the Florida Attorney Generals Office to help him mediate the situation. Groot, who serves as city attorney for Lake Helen, lives in Deltona. He is a city-government watchdog wh ...
Indiana Attorney General urges whistleblowers to come forward
Medicare fraud is a multi-billion dollar problem in the United States. Indiana's attorney general wants to fight the issue by urging whistleblowers to step forward. Medicare fraud is a multi-billion dollar problem in the United States. Indiana's attorney general wants to fight the issue by urging whistleblowers to step forward.
L.A.-area attorney busted in child sex sting
A North Hollywood attorney was arrested this week in an undercover internet child sex sting.
Azerbaijan Supreme Court rejects bloggers' appeal: lawyer
BAKU (AFP) - Azerbaijan's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by two jailed bloggers whose case has sparked international concern over freedom of speech in the ex-Soviet republic, their lawyer said Friday.
Azerbaijan Supreme Court rejects bloggers' appeal: lawyer
Azerbaijan's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by two jailed bloggers whose case has sparked international concern over freedom of speech in the ex-Soviet republic, their lawyer said Friday.
Attorney General race wide open as primaries loom
Both the Republican and Democratic races for Florida Attorney General remain competitive, but two candidates have taken a slight advantage in their respective parties.
Poll: Bondi, Gelber Lead In Attorney General Race
The race for attorney general remains competitive as the Florida Primary is just days away, according to a Mason-Dixon poll.
Lake Wales NAACP Asks State Attorney to Investigate Police Department Issue
LAKE WALES | The local NAACP is asking the State Attorneys Office to investigate the Lake Wales Police Departments handling of a 2008 traffic accident involving one of its officers, saying the case illustrates a disparity in discipline among the departments employees.
Local attorney indicted for possession and distribution of child pornography
Attorney Stephen Jabbour was arrested today by agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) at his Victoria law office.
Azerbaijan Supreme Court rejects bloggers' appeal: lawyer
BAKU (AFP) - Azerbaijan's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by two jailed bloggers whose case has sparked international concern over freedom of speech in the ex-Soviet republic, their lawyer said Friday.
Assistant Linn County attorney explains his reasons for Lee Muldoon plea agreement
First Assistant Linn County Attorney Nick Maybanks said Thursday the plea agreement made to Lee Muldoon was a difficult decision. Ive carried this case with me for two years and had a baby girl in the middle of this, Maybanks said looking down at a photo of 2-year-old Skylar Inman on his [...]
Lawyer for Sheaves Cove men sacked
Two men charged with uttering threats during a fight in western Newfoundland last week have fired their lawyer.
Ex-attorney to pay $700,000 in back taxes
A former Washington County attorney agreed this week to pay more than $700,000 in back taxes that he owes the federal government
Ex-attorney to pay $700,000 in back taxes
A former Washington County attorney agreed this week to pay more than $700,000 in back taxes that he owes the federal government
Lawyer for Sheaves Cove men sacked
Two men charged with uttering threats during a fight in western Newfoundland last week have fired their lawyer.
Yong Vui Kong will now be executed illegally by Singapore, claims Liberty lawyer N Surendran
The lawyer for Yong Vui Kong, the Malaysian prisoner on death row across the causeway, is asking prison authorities to confirm that it will not execute his client until his rights are determined by the Court of Appeal. M Ravi (right), a human rights lawyer, said he has sent a letter to Changi prison referring it [...]