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Lawyer enters not guilty plea for UNLV hoop player
LAS VEGAS -- A lawyer entered a not guilty plea on behalf of UNLV basketball player Tre'Von Willis, who faces a felony charge stemming from allegations that Willis choked his girlfriend during an argument.
Lawyer says New Orleans 'grew up' after Katrina
Associated Press - August 26, 2010 2:34 PM ET NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed New Orleans and the region nearly five years ago, hundreds of thousands of lives were changed...
Lawyer says New Orleans 'grew up' after Katrina
Associated Press - August 26, 2010 2:34 PM ET NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed New Orleans and the region nearly five years ago, hundreds of thousands of lives were changed...
Lawyer says New Orleans 'grew up' after Katrina
Associated Press - August 26, 2010 2:34 PM ET NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed New Orleans and the region nearly five years ago, hundreds of thousands of lives were changed...
Lawyer says New Orleans 'grew up' after Katrina
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed New Orleans and the region nearly five years ago, hundreds of thousands of lives were changed forever.
Defense lawyer in Rick Pitino case alleges perjury during trial
The attorney for the woman convicted in the Rick Pitino extortion case claims prosecution witnesses may have lied while on the stand. James Earhart included the claim in a motion seeking an extension to request a new trial for his client, Karen Cunagin Sypher.
Attorney: Blagojevich's brother won't testify against ex-governor
The attorney for Rod Blagojevich's brother says his client doesn't intend to testify against the former governor during a retrial on corruption charges.
Fire chief's attorney says Hewitt suspended for sharing information on Moorhead murder
The attorney for Moorhead Fire Chief Joel Hewitt says the chief was suspended�for allegedly�sharing information about a Moorhead double homicide investigation. T he case involves a February fire that killed two people in an apartment near MSUM.
Honolulu Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Scott Bell is Named "Prosecutor of the Year" by Llorente SIU
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.----Scott Bell, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, has been recognized as Prosecutor of the Year for 2009 by Llorente SIU, a leading Contract SIU service provider.
Lawyer says client, Conn. prosecutor facing probe
An attorney confirmed Thursday that federal authorities are investigating ties between his client and Waterbury State's Attorney John Connelly and blasted their tactics. Connecticut - Lawyer - United States - Law - Law Enforcement
U.S. Attorney Takes Aim At Hate Crimes
A reported death threat against a Kansas House candidate has the U.S. Attorney for Kansas speaking out against hate crimes.
Attorney: Efforts made to resolve embezzlement
A hearing in an alleged embezzlement of more than $150,000 from OSB Community Banks Onsted branch was adjourned a month to give the defense time to review audit reports and other evidence.
Former A.C.L.U Attorney Suspended
A one time attorney for the A.C.L.U. will get a bit of a break soon, but not the one that he wanted.
Board says Waterloo attorney should be suspended
The Grievance Commission of the Iowa Supreme Court wants the high court to suspend the license of a Waterloo attorney who allegedly had sex with a client. The commission has recommended a three-year suspension for Clovis Bowles. The Iowa Supreme Courts Attorney Disciplinary Board alleges Bowles had sexual relations with one of his [...]
Attorney General Sues Florida Telemarketer
(Jefferson City) -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has sued a Florida telemarketing company for making solicitation calls to Missourians who had placed their names on the state's no-call list.
Groups ask attorney general to discard 'Utah list'
SALT LAKE CITY Several civil rights groups are asking Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not to use a now-infamous...
Migrant lawyer blasts government's pace
MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. - Nearly two weeks after a boat carrying 492 Tamils docked in British Columbia, a lawyer for some of the migrants says he's frustrated by the lack of information from government officials.
Migrant lawyer blasts federal government's lack of evidence, pace
MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. - Nearly two weeks after a boat carrying 492 Tamils docked in British Columbia, a lawyer for some of the migrants says he's frustrated by the lack of information from government officials.
Lawyer: NY gov didn't lie about World Series tix
A lawyer says New York Gov. David Paterson didn't lie in testifying about his intention to pay for World Series tickets last year and notes special investigators don't recommend criminal charges.
Migrant lawyer blasts government's lack of evidence, pace
MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. - The migrants who gathered inside one of several nondescript trailers within the confines of a Vancouver-area prison couldn't help but laugh as Tamil after Tamil alerted officials that the names on their detention review forms were spelled incorrectly.
Lawyer: NY gov didn't lie about World Series tix
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A lawyer says New York Gov. David Paterson didn't lie in testifying about his intention to pay for World Series tickets last year and notes special investigators don't recommend criminal charges.
Lawyer: Gov. didn't lie about World Series tix
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A lawyer says Gov. David Paterson didn't lie in testifying about his intention to pay for World Series tickets last year and notes special investigators don't recommend criminal charges. Attorney Theodore Wells Jr. says he and Paterson remain hopeful Albany County District Attorney David...
Lawyer: client, prosecutor facing probe
An attorney confirmed Thursday that federal authorities are investigating ties between his client and Waterbury State's Attorney John Connelly and blasted their tactics.
Lawyer: NY gov didn't lie about World Series tix
(AP:ALBANY, N.Y.) A lawyer says New York Gov. David Paterson didn't lie in testifying about his intention to pay for World Series tickets last year and notes special investigators don't recommend criminal charges.
Call for independent body
The lawyer who represented John Barlow says there needs to be an independent body to review legal cases.
Migrant lawyer blasts government's lack of evidence, pace
The migrants who gathered inside one of several nondescript trailers within the confines of a Vancouver-area prison couldn't help but laugh as Tamil after Tamil alerted officials that the names on their detention review forms were spelled incorrectly.
District attorney says officers justified in shooting suspect
Drug agents were justified in shooting and killing a mansuspected of growing marijuana in the hills northwest of LakeBerryessa, the Napa County district attorney's office hasfound. 
Attorney for former ND trooper opposes prosecution's motion to delay trial
MOORHEAD - A former North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper accused of assaulting his wife wants to go to trial next week, but prosecutors have asked to delay the trial because a police officer is unavailable to testify.
Lawyer Jeffrey Root denies having experience laundering money
Former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Root admits he made a big mistake meeting with a man who wanted him to launder money, but maintained he did nothing wrong because he never went through with the deal.[...]
Cohen & Grigsby Attorney Appointed to Eden Florida Advisory Board
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Bonita Springs, FL, is pleased to announce that Florida-based attorney Andrew Solis was recently appointed to the advisory board for Eden Florida, an organization that provides education and life care services for people with autism. (Logo: http://photos ...
Attorney outraged over treatment of those arrested in pot raid
WATERFORD The attorney for the owners of Everybodys Cafe is outraged that the people arrested during Wednesday evening raids are being held in a cement-block lockup.
Lawyer Tony Serra provides baseball analysis
Lawyer Tony Serra weighs in on baseball, specifically Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum: It's obvious, he e-mails, "what has happened to impair his pitching brilliance. His decline occurred after his marijuana conviction in Oregon. He obviously has not 'medicated'... Baseball - Tim Lincecum - sport - Pitcher - Oregon
Migrants' lawyer blasts gov't for lack of evidence
Nearly two weeks after a boat carrying 492 Tamils docked in British Columbia, a lawyer for some of the migrants says he's frustrated by the lack of information from government officials.
Attorney protests conditions raid arrestees held under
WATERFORD The attorney for the owners of Everybodys Cafe is outraged that the people arrested during Wednesday evening raids are being held in a cement-block lockup.
Ky. high court suspends attorney over money
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A one-time attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union in Kentucky has been suspended from legal practice while the Kentucky Bar Association investigates his handling of client funds.
Outspoken Lawyer to Tiger Woods's Alleged Ex-Lovers Talks Tabloids, Women's Rights
Feminist lawyer Gloria Allred has earned near-celebrity status from defending high-profile clients, such as Tiger Woods's mistresses and gay rights advocates. Tiger Wood - Gloria Allred - Golf - Lawyer - Sports
Lawyer denies doing anything criminally wrong
Former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Root claims it was never his intention to go through with a money laundering scheme, but was only "playing along" with the individual who pretended to be a big player with connections to people in the criminal world because they might hire him if they ever got [...]
Lawyer says client, Conn. prosecutor face probe
NEW HAVEN (AP) An attorney confirmed Thursday that federal authorities are investigating ties between his client and Waterbury States Attorney John Connelly and blasted their tactics.
AR Attorney General speaks out on craigslist and consolidation
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel makes a stop in Region 8 on Thursday.� One of the big topics he discussed with folks in Poinsett County is the merger between Harrisburg and Weiner this year.
Lawyer denies having money-laundering experience
WELLAND Former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Root admits he made a big mistake meeting with a man who wanted him to launder money, but maintained he did nothing wrong because he never went through with the deal.[...]
S.L. County district attorney accused of reneging on promise
S.L. County district attorney accused of reneging on promise By nate carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Aug 27, 2010 12:22AM MDT The Salt Lake County district attorney took the witness stand Thursday for a second time to help determine whether her office will continue prosecuting the defendants accused of beating David James “DJ” Bell. Lohra Miller, the district attorney, explained her ...
Hogan's lawyer to meet tax office
Paul Hogan's lawyer will meet with the Australian Taxation Office this afternoon.
Alachua signs city attorney to new, 2-year contract after she lowers fee to $120,000
Alachua signs city attorney to new, 2-year contract after she lowers fee to $120,000 By Ronald Dupont Jr. Herald Editor
Personal injury lawyer switches roles as theater teacher in downtown Rochester
Personal injury lawyer Elizabeth Hohauser is making a career change that will take her from the courtroom to the stage, where she will teach live theater.
Outside attorney selected in White Plains ethics probe into mayor
WHITE PLAINS — The Common Council tonight approved an outside attorney to take on a city Ethics Board investigation into Mayor Adam Bradley.
CARLINVILLE > State's attorney to retire
Macoupin County State's Attorney Vince Moreth plans to retireSept. 15 after more than 22 years on the job.
Lawyer says client, Conn. prosecutor face probe
NEW HAVEN (AP) — An attorney confirmed Thursday that federal authorities are investigating ties between his client and Waterbury State’s Attorney John Connelly and blasted their tactics.
Attorney denies courthouse sex
A Waterloo lawyer says allegations that he had sex with a client in an Iowa courthouse are “completely baseless.”
New Shelby County assistant state's attorney is veteran prosecutor
SHELBYVILLE - When Shelby County State's Attorney GinaVonderheide took office last month, she knew she'd need a newassistant.
State attorney asks appeals court to allow SB1070
PHOENIX -- An attorney for the state formally asked a federalappeals court Thursday to undo the injunction a trial judge issuedblocking Arizona from enforcing parts of its new immigrationlaw.