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Attorney discusses upcoming hearing
Attorneys seeking to dissolve the marriage of fallen Wharton volunteer firefighter Thomas Araguz and his widow Nikki Araguz will request the temporary restraining order freezing all assets and insurance payments be made a temporary injunction Friday.
Lawyer requires inquiry of six defense witnesses for Thaksin
A petition was submitted to Thailand's Office of Attorney General (OAG) Tuesday requiring it to inquire six more witnesses prior to making a decision if to file a suit against ousted former Thai Premier Thaksin Shinawatra on terrorism charges.
Khadrs lawyer seeks delay in terror detainees murder trial
The lawyer for Toronto-born Omar Khadr has filed an application with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a delay in his August military trial in the death of a U.S. soldier.
Colo. attorney general to make re-election campaign stop in Frisco Wednesday
FRISCO Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will stop in Summit County this week to meet with voters in his bid for re-election. The gathering will take place at 4 p.m., Wednesday at Tuscato Ristorante Italiano, 307 Main St., Frisco.
Consult attorney to change your will
Q: Is it OK for me to make a change to my will (actually, resending an earlier change made by an attorney), and then have it notarized? Also, will it be binding upon my death?
N.C. State Bar: Assistant U.S. Attorney Practiced Without License
N.C. State Bar: Assistant U.S. Attorney Practiced Without License - Raleigh -- The validity of hundreds of local drug
Shelby County district attorney pleads the fifth
Shelby County District Attorney Lynda K. Russell has arrived at the Nacogdoches County Courthouse to provide a deposition as part of a civil lawsuit filed against her.
US Attorney Launches Child Safety Effort
A U.S. attorney in Kentucky is launching what he says is a new strategy in the fight against child exploitation in Lexington and the rest of the states eastern district.
Maywood City Attorney Resigns Amid Bell Scandal
The Bell city attorney who served as legal counsel when the City Council approved huge salaries for its leaders has resigned as city attorney for the neighboring city of Maywood.
Freshwater, attorney sanctions stand
MOUNT VERNON -- On Monday, U.S. District Judge Gregory Frost denied a motion by John Freshwater and Attorney Kelly Hamilton and upheld sanctions previously issued. Frost is presiding in the civil case brought against Freshwater by the Doe family.
Attorney General's decision to appeal Farrugia's vote-buying case leaves everybody guessing
Swearing in of Dr Marse Ann Farrugia as magistrate. Attorney General Silvio Camilleri (left) looks on. The unexpected timing of the Attorney Generals appeal on the Anglu Farrugia vote-buying allegations raises some political eyebrows.
Dean Strang withdraws as Steven Averys attorney in Teresa Halbach case
MANITOWOC The attorney who represented Steven Avery in his criminal case for the killing of Teresa Halbach has withdrawn as Averys attorney in a civil suit.
U.S. Supreme Court asked to halt Khadr trial
Lawyer argues law underpinning the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals is unconstitutional
Khadr's lawyer asks court to halt trial
The U.S. Army lawyer representing accused terror suspect Omar Khadr is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his Guantanamo Bay trial, arguing that the special courts set up at the Cuban naval base are unconstitutional.[...]
Armstrong's lawyer rips agency's tactics
The USADA may be violating the law by offering deals to cyclists who dish steroid dirt on Lance Armstrong, the cyclist's lawyer. "It is against the law for any private party to offer anything in exchange for testimony," Tim Herman told the Daily News.
Conn. attorney general can't make confidential records public
HARTFORD, Conn. The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal cannot make public the confidential business documents he obtains through a subpoena, handing a victory to a Florida insurance company that sued to prevent disclosure of the information.
Lawyer turns saviour for man
KUALA LUMPUR: A lawyer shocked the Sessions Court yesterday when she applied to discharge herself to stand as a bailor for her client, who is charged with snatch theft of a gold chain.
Urbana man due back in court with lawyer over weapon, drug charges
URBANA An Urbana man found in possession of cannabis, a gun and a large amount of cash is due back in court Wednesday with a lawyer. University of Illinois police Lt. Roy Acree said UI narcotics detectives acting on a tip got a search warrant for the apartment of Christian Cler in the 1000 block of West Stoughton Street and went there Sunday. read more
Supreme Court asked to halt Guantanamo trial
A military lawyer has asked the Supreme Court to halt next week's Guantanamo trial of a young Canadian captured in Afghanistan, pending a ruling on the legality of the war crimes court that could imprison him for life.
Merritt Rahn's Son Retains New High Profile Attorney
A new high profile attorney for the son of former Greece Police Chief Merritt Rahn.
Attorney for Triple Homicide Defendant Argues Against Death Penalty (Web First)
NEW HAVENAn attorney for Steven J. Hayes of Winsted argued yesterday in superior court that the death penalty should no longer be applied in the Cheshire triple homicide case because of Gov. M. Jodi Rells language last year when she vetoed a capital punishment prohibition bill.
Lawyer says IRD's evidence is vague
The lawyer for former Securitibank boss John George Russell says Inland Revenue has failed to clearly show what his client's tax avoidance arrangement was.
Lawyer says IRD's evidence is vague
The lawyer for former Securitibank boss John George Russell says Inland Revenue has failed to clearly show what his client's tax avoidance arrangement was.
US attorney in Ky. launches child safety effort
A U.S. attorney in Kentucky is launching what he says is a new strategy in the fight against child exploitation in Lexington.
Attorney to discuss legal issues at Alzheimers support group meeting
Attorney Bruce Nuzum will give a presentation on legal matters at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, at the Newton Congregational United Church of Christ, 308 E. Second St. N.
Bell city attorney resigns from Maywood post
The Bell city attorney who served as legal counsel when the City Council approved huge salaries for its leaders has resigned as city attorney for the neighboring city of Maywood.
Reporter Eric Seidel leaves WTVT to open law practice
Consumer lawyer and reporter Eric Seidel is looking for clients and a law office.
Candidate for Norfolk County District Attorney proposes program to combat youth crime
State Rep. Joseph R. Driscoll (D-Braintree), candidate for Norfolk County District Attorney, today announced his plan to create a community-based justice program whose sole purpose is to ensure juvenile offenders� receive the guidance and support required to avoid future offenses.�
Naomi Campbell wins extra help from lawyer for upcoming testimony
British supermodel Naomi Campbell will be allowed extra help from a lawyer during her testimony over a "blood diamond" at a Sierra Leone war crimes trial
Attorney for investor charged with felony in Hangar42 scandal says Joseph S. Peters 'did nothing wrong'
Peters is accused of attempting to defraud the state of $10 million by applying for a special tax credit.
Naomi Campbell wins extra help from lawyer for upcoming testimony
British supermodel Naomi Campbell will be allowed extra help from a lawyer during her testimony over a "blood diamond" at a Sierra Leone war crimes trial
Accused Erie-area dentist hires new lawyer
A local dentist accused of insurance fraud has hired a high-profile defense lawyer with extensive experience in white-collar criminal cases. The dentist, Kevin R. Sambuchino, 37, retained the lawyer, Leonard Ambrose, about 10 days ago, Ambrose said.
US Attorney In Kentucky Launches Child Safety Effort
(AP) - Federal prosecutors in eastern Kentucky are getting some help to target child exploitation in the state's most rural areas, where there has been a spike in arrests under a U.S. Justice Department program launched four years ago.       Kerry Harvey, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, announced Tuesday that his office is one of 38 across the country ...
Chad Rahn Retains New High Profile Attorney
The son of former Greece Police Chief Merritt Rahn has a new high profile attorney. Concerned about using the same attorney his father used, Chad Rahn, 34, decided to switch defense attorneys from John Parrinello to Joe Damelio.
WEB FIRST: Martha Dean may sue rival in attorney general race
Attorney general candidate Martha Dean has called a press conference for tomorrow afternoon "to discuss legal action being taken against" Ross Garber, her opponent in the Aug. 10 Republican primary.
Lawyer fees don't have to leave you steaming
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Claremore attorney wins district attorney race after candidate drops out
Claremore attorney Janice Steidley will be the next district attorney for Mayes, Rogers and Craig counties.
Former district attorney William Grogan, now an Appleton attorney, sentenced to jail
APPLETON A former district attorney will spend six months in jail for failure to pay support.
Army lawyer asks court to stop Khadr trial
The Army lawyer turned to the U.S. Supreme Court Monday in a last-ditch bid to stop the upcoming war crimes trial of alleged Canadian terrorist Omar Khadr.
Sherb Sentell returning to District Attorney's Office
Sherb Sentell is returning to work for the Webster Parish District Attorneys Office as prosecutor for Minden City Court. Sentell, former chief felony prosecutor for the Webster-Bossier District Attorneys Office, is scheduled to begin prosecuting cases before City Judge John C. Campbell mid-month.
Khadr lawyer asks US high court to stop Guantanamo trial
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The military attorney for Canadian Omar Khadr, whose war crimes trial was set to open August 10 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has asked the US Supreme Court for an urgent suspension of the trial.
Khadr lawyer asks US high court to stop Guantanamo trial
The military attorney for Canadian Omar Khadr, whose war crimes trial was set to open August 10 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has asked the US Supreme Court for an urgent suspension of the trial.
Lawyer Suggests Hedge Fund Manager Is Willing To Pay For Throwing Keys In Valet's Face
Grubman faces up to 10 years behind bars if convicted of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon stemming from his alleged tantrum. Those punishments seem extreme, but Grubman definitely might have been sued for something like harassment by the valet who took Grubman's keys to the face.
U.S. attorney launches child safety effort
Kerry Harvey, U.S. attorney for Kentucky's Eastern District, says his office is targeting child exploitation, especially in the state's most rural areas.
Army lawyer asks court to stop Khadr trial
The Army lawyer turned to the U.S. Supreme Court Monday in a last-ditch bid to stop the upcoming war crimes trial of alleged Canadian terrorist Omar Khadr.
Barnes withdraws from U.S. attorney consideration
You've read my carping about the slow pace of judicial and U.S. attorney appointments by the Obama administration. Fallout today. Michael Barnes , a partner at Wright Lindsey and Jennings who was widely presumed to be the pick for U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas in Little Rock, released a brief statement today saying he would no longer be seeking the position. "It was an honor ...
Speights lawyer says hes not sure what may be on jail tapes
Neil Horn, lead attorney for accused mass murderer Chris Speight, is asking a judge to make the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center hand off any audio or videotapes it may have of Speight.
Sobhrajs lawyer accepts contempt summons
Slapped with a contempt of court charge after their battle to get Charles Sobhraj acquitted of murder in Nepal failed, his Nepalese wife Nihita Biswas and her mother Shakuntala Thapa, who is also Sobhrajs lawyer, met Supreme Court officials yesterday to accept the summons.
Attorney General intensifies sex offender search
The Attorney General's office is boosting the battle against child pornography by intensifying the search for child sex offenders. Attorney General Eric Holder is working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and starting a national database that allows federal, state, tribal, country and even international law enforcement agencies to compare cases and exchange information.
District Attorney: Grego reimbursement was legal
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. A $937.50 reimbursement from South Lake Tahoe to City Councilman Bruce Grego was legitimate, according to the El Dorado County District Attorney's Office.