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Lawyer for Fulton man, 80, seeks insanity defense in road-rage fatality case
William Levea is accused of repeatedly ramming his car into the back of a truck driven by Christopher J. Spack of Camillus.
Attorney general may intervene over David Kelly inquest
Hutton inquiry into death of David Kelly may have left loose ends, says chief law officer The government's most senior law officer signalled today that he was prepared to intervene in the controversy surrounding the death of David Kelly to "give the public reassurance". Dominic Grieve, the attorney general, said those concerned that Lord Hutton's inquiry into the death of the government weapons ...
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 accused of stealing $1 million
A lawyer from Montgomery County is accused of ripping off more than $1 million from clients and the Center City law firm where he once was a partner.
Attorney indicted for stealing $1M
PHILADELPHIA A Plymouth Meeting attorney was indicted Friday by federal authorities for stealing $1 million from his former law firm in Philadelphia and the practice's clients.
Legal battle to extend time limit for death row Yong
SINGAPORE - 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.
Road rage attorney hopes to avoid trial
In the wake of the mistrial for the Farmington Hills man who shot another motorist during a traffic altercation in April, the defense attorney is planning his next move.
Attorney says he was hired by anonymous person to dig up dirt on Snohomish County candidate
Information that was distributed about County Council candidate Stephanie Wright includes a lawsuit over credit card debt and a 10-year-old pot case.
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.
Franconias lawyer says towns not required to ban all burning
Just as the other 10 towns in the Northern Montgomery County Recycling Commission are doing, Franconia Township is preparing to update its recycling rules to make sure it meets the requirements to keep getting state recycling grants.
Franconias lawyer says towns not required to ban all burning
Just as the other 10 towns in the Northern Montgomery County Recycling Commission are doing, Franconia Township is preparing to update its recycling rules to make sure it meets the requirements to keep getting state recycling grants.
Villagomez, Santoses lawyer claims judge issued ruling before they could file reply
Former lieutenant governor Timothy P. Villagomez has asked the federal court to reconsider the court's decision that denied his motion to settle record in the case.
Mancao pleased with cancellation of Lacsons passport lawyer
Former Police Senior Superintendent Cezar Mancao III is pleased with the cancellation of the passports of Sen. Panfilo Lacson, the principal suspect in Dacer-Corbito double murder case, according to his lawyer.
No Lawyer, Nur Dhiya's Trial Likely To Be Postponed Tomorrow
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 (Bernama) -- The trial of Nur Dhiya Ain Rosman, 19, who is alleged to have been in possession of 1.2 kilogrammes of syabu in Cape Town, South Africa, is like to be postponed tomorrow as a lawyer has yet to be appointed to represent her.
Alabama Attorney General Troy King's teenage son among those injured in church van crash
The church van was headed to a church event at Lake Martin
Rivals brace for heated attorney general race
One of the candidates for Georgia's first open attorney general's seat in decades is an attorney who spent most of his career as a prosecutor.
Rivals brace for heated attorney general race
Rivals brace for heated attorney general race
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.
Attorney says he was hired by anonymous person to dig up dirt on Snohomish County candidate
Information that was distributed about County Council candidate Stephanie Wright includes a lawsuit over credit card debt and a 10-year-old pot case.
Attorney Asks DUI Conviction Be Set Aside In "Wrongful Arrest" Case
An attorney is asking that a DUI conviction be set aside against John Anthony Murray on grounds that a Red Bank officer arrested him out of her jurisdiction.
Campaign wants to stop land sales to overseas buyers
Auckland lawyer Tony Bouchier says his telephone has been ringing red hot with support for a campaign to stop New Zealand farms being sold to overseas owners.
Attorney wants gun show charges dropped
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Charges against a former Massachusetts police chief in the accidental assault weapon death of an 8-year-old should be dropped, his lawyer says. Massachusetts - Chief of police - United Press International - Law - Law Enforcement
Campaign to stop land sales to foreigners
Auckland lawyer Tony Bouchier says his telephone has been ringing red hot with support for a campaign to stop New Zealand farms being sold to overseas owners.
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.
The British lawyer on the trail of Bush's 'torture team'
I'm not, apparently, the first to put to Professor Philippe Sands QC, a comparison between the driven prose of his books, Lawless World and Torture Team, and the style of
Erie County Attorney Cheryl Green Resigns
BUFFALO, NY - Sources confirm for 2 On Your Side that Erie County Attorney Cheryl Green resigned her position last week to run for State Supreme Court Judge.
Erie County Attorney Cheryl Green Resigns
BUFFALO, NY - Sources confirm for 2 On Your Side that Erie County Attorney Cheryl Green resigned her position last week to run for State Supreme Court Judge.
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.
Clerical immunity must end - US lawyer
THE ERA of clerical immunity has to end in Ireland, the Humbert School was told at the weekend.
Comeskey suspension delays Elder hearing
The suspension of high-profile lawyer Chris Comeskey has delayed a hearing for Paul Holmes' daughter Millie Elder on drugs charges.
Attorney says he was hired by anonymous person to dig up dirt on Snohomish County candidate
Information that was distributed about County Council candidate Stephanie Wright includes a lawsuit over credit card debt and a 10-year-old pot case.
Lawyer's suspension delays hearing for Elder on drugs charges
The suspension of high-profile lawyer Chris Comeskey has delayed a hearing for Paul Holmes' daughter Millie Elder on drugs charges
In Alaska Republican Primary, Two Names Not on Ballot May Play Big Roles
Senator Lisa Murkowski faces Joe Miller, a Fairbanks lawyer, in the primary. But the late Senator Ted Stevens and Sarah Palin may loom large in voters minds.
Attorney General Troy King's Son Injured In Crash
The teenage son of state Attorney General Troy King was one of 10 injured when a church van crashed on Interstate 85 in Macon County.
Lawyer to James Yap: Find where your heart is
Many criticize James Yaps decision to leave for the US when he professes to be yearning for his son Baby James while he and Kris Aquino are in the middle of a marriage nullification case. � But James' lawyer, Lorna Kapunan, says he has his reasons for wanting to go abroad. � Magbabakasyon muna siya [because] he wants to know [in his heart] if he will oppose the [Kris nullification] petition ...
City Attorney Fired
Marcus Allen can now spend more time focusing on his own law firm, since he won't be working with the city any longer. City-parish attorney Pat Ottinger confirms that he fired Allen Friday, but wouldn't give reason as to why.
Phone running 'red hot' says anti land-sales campaigner
Auckland lawyer Tony Bouchier says his telephone has been ringing red hot with support for a campaign to stop New Zealand farms being sold to overseas owners.The Save the Farms Group says foreign buyers are lining up from all...
Each Georgia attorney general candidate claims his background makes him most qualified
ATLANTA --- One of the candidates for Georgia's first open attorney general's seat in decades is an attorney who spent most of his career as a prosecutor. The other is a veteran civil attorney who spent eight years running one of the state's biggest counties.
Attorney says he was hired by anonymous person to dig up dirt on Snohomish County candidate
Information that was distributed about County Council candidate Stephanie Wright includes a lawsuit over credit card debt and a 10-year-old pot case.
Attorney subpoenas woman in comments case
Who is "FabFive"? Attorney George "Skip" Hupp III thinks he knows the identity of the anonymous Times web commenter who criticized his clients, Donald and Janet Maxon of Ottawa, over a zoning request they made three years ago.
Each attorney general candidate claims to be most qualified
ATLANTA --- One of the candidates for Georgia's first open attorney general's seat in decades is an attorney who spent most of his career as a prosecutor. The other is a veteran civil attorney who spent eight years running one of the state's biggest counties.
Events: Undercover Lawyer @ the Tap Gallery
When watching a production you dont want people creeping across the stage to say hello to other people in the audience during a scene, and especially if they are members of the cast and crew.
Attorney masters the grind at power show
Making flour at the Tuberg Mill replica is a long family tradition for Steven Vatndal.
States attorney: No uptick in dog attacks
WILLIAMSON COUNTY - State's Attorney Charles Garnati said he hasnot seen any surge in recent years of dog attacks, such as therecent case his office reviewed in filing felony charges forreckless conduct and misdemeanors on a Bush dog owner in connectionto one of the parties involved in a rescue attempt of a dog attackvictim.
Lawyer sued for harassment wins $1.25M counterclaim
A California jury has rejected a sexual harassment and wrongful termination claim brought by a former law firm paralegal, instead awarding her former boss $1.25 million in his countersuit for defamation. The Aug. 2 verdict in favor of Oakland, Calif., lawyer Thomas Ostly includes a $100,000 punitive award after the jury of 10 women and [...]
Mexico attorney general offices in Matamoros attacked
A torched SUV and no injuries are the result of a grenade attack at the offices of Mexicos Attorney General in Matamoros, the PGR, officials said.The attack took place early Sunday morning at the PGR offices on Sixth Street a few blocks from the...
Attorney says he was hired by anonymous person to dig up dirt on Snohomish County candidate
Information that was distributed about County Council candidate Stephanie Wright includes a lawsuit over credit card debt and a 10-year-old pot case.
Attorney: Bank owns Steamboat duplexes
An attorney representing the former owners of two downtown duplexes say the buildings are owned by Bank of America and have been since the foreclosure that preceded an Aug. 14 fire that gutted one of the buildings and displaced 18 tenants.
Attorney says he was hired by anonymous person to dig up dirt on Snohomish County candidate
Information that was distributed about County Council candidate Stephanie Wright includes a lawsuit over credit card debt and a 10-year-old pot case.
Port Chester board considers adding part-time lawyer
PORT CHESTER The newly elected Board of Trustees will consider hiring its own part-time lawyer, filling a vacant corporation counsel post in addition to keeping a village attorney.