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Defense attorney will try to show good side of CHP officer's killer
Jurors in El Dorado Superior Court are likely to face a tide of emotional testimony as the penalty phase of the David Zanon murder trial gets under way this week.
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.
Suspension delays Millie Elder hearing
The suspension of high-profile lawyer Chris Comeskey has delayed a hearing for Paul Holmes' daughter Millie Elder on drugs charges.Elder was due to have a defended hearing in Auckland District Court today on charges of possession...
Attorney for Trevon Cole family calls coroner's inquest a dog and pony show
The attorney for the family of Trevon Cole is speaking out after a jury finds the Metro police detective that shot and killed Cole was justified in his actions. "Its found justified by a kangaroo court and a dog and pony show," Cole family attorney, Andre Lagomarsino.
Ex-Attorney Charged With Embezzling $1 Million From Clients, Firm
Former Pennsylvania attorney Jeffrey Abramowitz has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than $1 million from his clients by lying to them about the settlements of their cases.
Outspoken Tibetan detained by China on separatism charges stuck in legal limbo, lawyer says
BEIJING, China A Tibetan author detained for his recent book that calls for nonviolent resistance to Chinese rule in Tibet is stuck in legal limbo, his lawyer said Friday, with police reinvestigating his case and the court having rejected his chosen legal team.
Outspoken Tibetan detained by China on separatism charges stuck in legal limbo, lawyer says
BEIJING, China A Tibetan author detained for his recent book that calls for nonviolent resistance to Chinese rule in Tibet is stuck in legal limbo, his lawyer said Friday, with police reinvestigating his case and the court having rejected his chosen legal team.
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Chief Quezon revenue officer fired, charged
A LAWYER who was dismissed from the Bureau of Internal Revenue is facing graft and perjury charges and may forfeit P4.5 million worth of property after the Finance Department sued him for accumulating assets disproportionate to his income.
Support for rail crash victim
A LAWYER left critically injured in an horrific Suffolk railway crash was only on board the train because he had to attend to a family matter, it has emerged.
Mladi transcripts were "filtered"
BELGRADE -- Lawyer Boo Prelevi says that the Ratko Mladi conversations tapes that have been made public in Serbia were first carefully filtered.
Attorney faces bribery investigation
Clark County prosecutors last month informed a defense lawyer that they intended to ask a grand jury to investigate allegations he tried to bribe a key witness in a criminal case to change his testimony.
August 24 decision for Lingams appeal against royal video-clip panel
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 23 Controversial lawyer Datuk VK Lingam and two retired top judges will know tomorrow if they have succeeded to get leave to review the 2007 Royal Commission of Inquiry that investigated his role in allegedly brokering judicial appointments. The Court of Appeal panel comprising of Tengku Baharudin Shah Tengku Mahmud, Datuk Mohd ...
#Flash* Decision on V K Lingam appeal on Tuesday
PUTRAJAYA: Lawyer Datuk V K Lingam and two former Chief Justices will know on Tuesday, Aug 24 whether the Court of Appeal would allow them to mount a challenge against the findings of a royal commission of inquiry which implicated them in a video clip showing a telephone conversation purportedly...
Lawyer: American detained in Turkey deported
A lawyer says an American detained for allegedly collaborating with Kurdish militants has been deported to the United States.
Los Angeles Family Law Attorney Discovers a Valuable Tool for Issues Involving Child Support & Estate Planning: The ...
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 23, 2010) - Los Angeles Family Law Attorney Mark B. Baer has discovered a valuable government report that will help family law attorneys, family law mediators, financial advisors and estate planners in issues involving child support or estate planning: The report from the United States Department of Agriculture, "Expenditures on Children by Families" breaks ...
Attorney charged with stealing over $80,000 in client money
WHITE PLAINS A Westchester County attorney has been charged with felony grand larceny in the second degree for allegedly stealing money belonging to a client.
Lawyer: American detained in Turkey deported
A lawyer says an American detained for allegedly collaborating with Kurdish militants has been deported to the United States.
Lawyer: American detained in Turkey deported
A lawyer says an American detained for allegedly collaborating with Kurdish militants has been deported to the United States.
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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A lawyer says an American detained for allegedly collaborating with Kurdish militants has been deported to the United States. Lawyer Serkan Akbas says his client, Jake Hess, was deported on Aug. 20 after Turkish authorities speeded up the lengthy process.
Lawyer: American detained in Turkey deported
A lawyer says an American detained for allegedly collaborating with Kurdish militants has been deported to the United States.
Arpaio's lawyer to meet with Justice Department
PHOENIX (AP) An attorney for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will meet Tuesday with U.S. Justice Department officials to discuss the federal agency's demand for records in a civil rights investigation. Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office is being investigated for alleged discrimination, unconstitutional searches and seizures, and having an English-only policy in his jails that allegedly ...
EXCLUSIVE: Lindsay's Lawyer Heads To Court To Free Her From Rehab Early
Lindsay Lohan 's attorney is heading to court this week in an attempt to spring the Mean Girls star from rehab. Shawn Chapman Holley is hoping to get Lindsay released within 10 days, RadarOnline.com learned exclusively. A probation modification hearing will be held in open court Wednesday in front of Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elden Fox .
Waco lawyer, doctor team up to solve nontreatment health issues
A local doctor and attorney have teamed up to launch an initiative aimed at solving problems that might not be medical in nature but can still sabotage people's health.
Lawyer: American detained in Turkey deported
A lawyer says an American detained for allegedly collaborating with Kurdish militants has been deported to the United States. United States - Turkey - Ethnicity - Middle Eastern - Asian
Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray advised pension funds to withhold records from Ohio newspapers
Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray and his staff told pension funds that providing detailed records to the state's largest newspapers would violate state law.
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.
Ohio attorney general, Richard Cordray, pushes statewide discussion about testing rape kits
Wading into a national debate, Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray is calling for a statewide conversation among lawmakers, law enforcement and victim advocates about the testing of rape evidence kits.
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.
Elder abuse cases drop under Jerry Brown
Attorney General Jerry Brown's office has dismissed an increasing number of criminal cases against defendants suspected of elder abuse, while cutting back on surprise inspections to investigate violence and neglect in nursing homes. A California Watch review... Jerry Brown - Nursing home - Attorney general - Elder abuse - California
Trial lawyer PAC calls Perry a coward for not debating
Perry Coward Ad This first came to my attention this morning through Mean Rachel's blog. She's a Republican with Democratic connections. According to her, the Back to Basics PAC will be running the ad in Texas newspapers on Tuesday. Back...
Arpaio Attorney To Meet With Justice Department
An attorney for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will meet with the Justice Department on Tuesday.
Li-lo's lawyer seeks early rehab release
LINDSAY Lohan's attorney will front a Los Angeles court this week in a bid to get the fallen Hollywood starlet released from rehab within the next ten days.
Li-lo's lawyer seeks early rehab release
LINDSAY Lohan's attorney will front a Los Angeles court this week in a bid to get the fallen Hollywood starlet released from rehab within the next ten days.
Lingam Wants To Review Royal Commission's Findings To Clear His Name
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 23 (Bernama) -- Lawyer Datuk V.K. Lingam wants the Court of Appeal to review the Royal Commission of Inquiry's findings that he had committed criminal misbehaviour which he said was a grave attack on his reputation.
Tenacious attorney shaking up Merced legal system
About six months ago, Mishya Rimpel Singh, a 34-year-old attorney with Merced County's Public D
U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman denies 'culture of corruption' in New Jersey
Prosecutor was careful not to criticize former U.S. Attorney Chris Christie, but made it clear he approached job differently than the now-governor
Grenade attack at attorney general's office in Matamoros
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...
City's attorney plans to seek dismissal of lawsuit
A group of property owners wants a judge to tell the Menomonie City Council that they were wrong in approving a planned unit development on the old Leevers grocery store site.
Arpaio Lawyer to Meet with Justice Dept
An attorney for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will meet Tuesday with U.S. Justice Department officials to discuss the federal agency's demand for records in a civil rights investigation.
Grenade attack at attorney general's office in Matamoros
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...
Lingam wants Royal Commission's findings reviewed to clear his name
PUTRAJAYA: Lawyer Datuk V.K.Lingam wants the Court of Appeal to review the Royal Commission of Inquiry's findings that he had committed criminal misbehaviour, which he said was a grave attack on his reputation.
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.
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.
Bulgarian Lawyer Demands DNA Test of Only Suspect of Belneyski Sisters Murder
The defense of Lazar Kolev, who was charged with murdering the Belneyski Sisters, has demanded a new DNA expertise. Kolev's lawyer, Marin Markovski, has reasoned his request with the statement that the strength of the defense comes from the analysis of the facts.
Former attorney in tax trouble
This article has been read 3445 times. A former Washington attorney is again facing back tax issues.
I have the right to clear my name, say VK Lingam
PUTRAJAYA: Lawyer VKLingam wants the Court of Appeal to review the Royal Commission of Inquiry's findings that he had committed criminal misbehaviour which he said was a grave attack on his reputation. He said although he had not been prosecuted, his reputation had been gravely tarnished and injured and that it was his fundamental right under the Federal Constitution to safeguard his reputation ...
Accused Disney Leaker Sebbag to Plead to Conspiracy Charges, Lawyer Says
Yonni Sebbag, accused of attempting to leak Walt Disney Co. earnings information, will plead guilty to criminal charges, his lawyer said.