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Attorney reviews Hilltop development proposal in Cedar Grove
The Cedar Grove Township Council will invite representatives from developer K. Hovnanian and the Essex County Executive to the next public meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13 to get further clarification on the pending offer from the developer to construct a 464-unit housing complex on parcel five of the Hilltop property, the site of the old county psychiatric hospital.
Don't judge Paris Hilton - lawyer
Paris Hilton’s lawyer has asked people "not to rush to judgement" following her arrest for cocaine possession.
Cedar Fair lawyer to seek dismissal of lawsuits against Apollo sale
SANDUSKY As lawsuits to stop the sale of Cedar Fair to Apollo Global Management go before the court 1876014.txt By date (default) read more
Bees changes attorney
Blue Bulls prop Bees Roux, who is facing a murder charge, will have a new attorney when he appears in court.
Lawyer: Nearly $1M children’s home donation gone
Almost $1 million designated for the Tennessee Children’s Home in Spring Hill never made it to the nonprofit, according to a report by WSMV in Nashville.
Brokers face power of attorney curbs
New Delhi, Aug. 29 (PTI): Market watchdog Sebi has barred brokerage firms from taking power of attorney that is irrevocable or allows conducting transactions without the consent of the client.
DoJ asked: Exclude fishing tycoon from murder case
The lawyer of a fishing and shipping magnate has asked the Department of Justice (DoJ) to overturn its decision to include his client as one of the accused in the gruesome killing of Ruby Rose Barrameda.
Primary preview: Five Democrats vie for attorney general
ALBANY -- The crowded field for the Democratic nomination for attorney general brings varied experiences and the trading of plenty of barbs. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice has been knocked for failing to vote for nearly 20 years.
Attorney’s gambling addiction led to theft from clients
Last week’s sentencing of a former Montgomery County malpractice lawyer brought to light an addiction rarely discussed in the professional legal community — gambling. Bradley Schwartz was sentenced to five years in state prison last Monday on a felony theft charge for stealing more than $1.5 million from his client trust account to feed a gambling [...]
The job of attorney general is known as the 'people's lawyer'
ROCHESTER -- The attorney general is the highest legal officer in the state, charged with defending the governor, the state, the Legislature and state employees in legal actions.
Attorney plans to reopen case against JCPS
Louisville attorney Teddy Gordon released a statement saying he will file a motion Monday to reopen the case against JCPS.
Terror investigators trying to buy time by keeping Ottawa man in custody: lawyer
Police investigating Ottawa’s alleged terrorist cell are attempting to buy time with “a pile on” of unrelated charges against a 20-year-old suspect, his lawyer claimed Sunday.
Terror investigators trying to buy time by keeping Ottawa man in custody: lawyer
Police investigating Ottawa’s alleged terrorist cell are attempting to buy time with “a pile on” of unrelated charges against a 20-year-old suspect, his lawyer claimed Sunday.
Lawyer Wil Florin takes on USF in high-profile cases
By Curtis Krueger, Times Staff Writer Sunday, August 29, 2010 Lawyer Wil Florin was driving to a meeting with several attorneys and professional wrestler Hulk Hogan about the highly publicized car crash involving Hogan's son. On the way, Florin's iPhone rang. It was Jim Leavitt, who had been fired that day as the University of South Florida's football coach, and suddenly found himself in need of ...
Fourth terror suspect held on unrelated charges
A lawyer for a fourth terror suspect has accused police of piling on unrelated charges as the RCMP continues its investigation.
In TV debate, R.I. attorney general hopefuls will root out corruption
PROVIDENCE — With voters heading to the polls in two weeks to choose the Democratic nominee for one of the state’s most important jobs — attorney general, the three men vying for that honor went on Sunday-morning TV to try to sell themselves and publicly call into question the alleged “pay-to-play” dollars their opponents have taken from health-insurance executives, city of Providence ...
Modi's lawyer hits back at BCCI chief Manohar
Mumbai, Aug 28 (PTI) Lalit Modi's lawyer today hit out at Cricket Board President Shashank Manohar for calling the suspended IPL chairman a "liar" and said his client had not made any accusations of fixing player's auction against BCCI secretary N Srinivasan.
Lawyer criticises Manohar for calling Modi 'liar'
Mumbai, Aug 28 (PTI) Lalit Modi's lawyer today lashed out at BCCI President Shahshank Manohar for calling the suspended IPL Chairman a "liar" and said that he should stop defending Board secretary N Srinivasan and take action instead.
Government Accused of Misconduct in Gambino Case
A lawyer in a case against the Gambino crime family says the government promoted sex trafficking of a minor.
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: HS principals rebuffed attempt to stop webcam monitoring
A lawyer in the webcam suit against the Lower Merion School District has asked a judge for a second time to have the district pay $418,000 in fees associated with the plaintiffs’ costs.
Lawyer Asks People Not to Rush Judgment on Paris Hilton's Latest Cocaine Arrest
'Until all of the facts have been dealt with in a court of law,' attorney David Chesnoff warned public not to jump to conclusions about Paris Hilton .
U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Dallas broke rule on scholarships, attorney says
A Dallas congresswoman violated Congressional Black Caucus Foundation rules by awarding scholarship money to four relatives and a top aide's two children, an attorney for the organization said.
U.S. Attorney: No immediate end to county probe
U.S. Attorney Peter J. Smith sees no immediate end to the corruption probe that has led to the arrests of more than 30 people in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties, including judges, county officials, school board members and government contractors.
Stetler may be tried with DeWeese in Bonusgate case
Attorney General Tom Corbett wants Stephen Stetler to be tried with other Democrats when his public corruption case goes before a jury.
Judge removes defense attorney in sex assault case
BELTON - A child molestation case in the Bell County court system more than a decade after the military closed it out took a bizarre turn Friday when a judge ruled the defense attorney must be removed because he could be a potential witness.
Ex-David Jones CEO Harassed More Workers, Lawyer Says
David Jones Ltd.’s former Chief Executive Officer Mark McInnes sexually harassed eight more women who had worked for him, said a lawyer for a woman who sued for $33 million and four others who complained.
Lawyer cleared in questioning of accident victim
A state disciplinary committee has cleared veteran Hartford lawyer Andrew J. O’Keefe of allegations that he violated state ethical rules in questioning Manchester resident Kathleen A. Sinnamon about psychotherapy she underwent after a terrifying automobile accident.
Punk rockers vow to take rape case to trial
The lawyer for two punk rockers in a Michigan-based band says they’re innocent of allegations they raped a woman at a Connecticut house party and plan to take the case to trial.
Lawyer: Prosecutor faces federal probe
A lawyer confirmed Thursday that federal authorities are investigating ties between his client and Waterbury State’s Attorney John Connelly, and blasted their tactics.
The job of attorney general is known as the 'people's lawyer'
ROCHESTER -- The attorney general is the highest legal officer in the state, charged with defending the governor, the state, the Legislature and state employees in legal actions.
Primary preview: Five Democrats vie for attorney general
ALBANY -- The crowded field for the Democratic nomination for attorney general brings varied experiences and the trading of plenty of barbs. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice has been knocked for failing to vote for nearly 20 years.
Attorney's condition improving after fall
VAIL, Colorado — Glenn Porzak, a noted water attorney who has worked for years with Eagle County governments and Vail Resorts, remained in the intensive-care unit of a Denver hospital Friday after a climbing accident last week.
Attorney Yvonne Ballesteros Joins Price Waicukauski & Riley
Price Waicukauski & Riley, which is located in Indianapolis, IN, welcomes new attorney Yvonne Ballesteros to the firm.
Attorney Robert L. Wagner Joins Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C.
Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C., which is located in Pittsburgh, PA, welcomes new attorney Robert L. Wagner to the firm.
Gay attorney 'forced to resign' from Rotary
A former Rotarian who claims three Rotary clubs discriminated against him because he was homosexual is challenging the matter in the Equality Court.
Beng Hock inquest video transcript
The lawyer for the MACC questions Thai pathologist Dr Pornthip during the inquest into the sudden death of DAP aide Teoh Beng Hock.
Nannies could testify in Anna Nicole Smith case
The trial of two doctors and Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer boyfriend is entering its second month with the prosecution near the conclusion of its case but for a lingering question — will the nannies testify?
Syracuse lawyer's persistence wins client's release from jail
Syracuse, NY - If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Defense lawyer Tom Marris put that philosophy to use to get client Darius Thweatt out of jail recently. First, Marris argued Thweatt should be released because the DA’s...
Bout's lawyer files petition to PM
Lak Nitiwattanawichan, lawyer of Russian arms leader Viktor Bout, handed a petition to Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday opposing the extradition of his client to the United States.
Second thoughts
Attorney: Fish guilty of face slap A man was forced to withdraw from a kayak race last week after being slapped in the face by a 30-pound airborne silver carp.
Five Democrats vie for state attorney general
The crowded field for the Democratic nomination for attorney general brings varied experiences and the trading of plenty of barbs.
Attorney's condition improving after fall
VAIL, Colorado — Glenn Porzak, a noted water attorney who has worked for years with Eagle County governments and Vail Resorts, remained in the intensive-care unit of a Denver hospital Friday after a climbing accident last week.
Ex-inmate in toothpaste dispute needs lawyer
A former Michigan prison inmate is seeking a court-appointed lawyer to help him with his lawsuit against the state over a lack of toothpaste.
Bout petitions PM against extradition
The lawyer acting for Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout submitted a petition to Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday against the extradition of his client to the United States.
Attorney plans to file motion to reopen case against JCPS
The controversy surrounding the JCPS student assignment plan comes down to two words: enroll and attend. Attorney Teddy Gordon plans to file a motion today to reopen a lawsuit against the Jefferson County School System.
Macoupin needs to fill state's attorney post
The sudden announcement last week of plans by longtime State’s Attorney Vince Moreth to retire means Macoupin County political officials must have a replacement recommendation within a few weeks.Moreth will leave Sept. 15, which means the Democrat...
Ex-inmate in Mich. toothpaste dispute needs lawyer
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan prison inmate is seeking a court-appointed lawyer to help him with his lawsuit against the state over a lack of toothpaste.
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FLINT, Mich. (AP) - A former Michigan prison inmate is seeking a court-appointed lawyer to help him with his lawsuit against the state over a lack of toothpaste.
Attorney General investigates South Boston pol’s fundraising
South Boston Democrat Brian Wallace is under investigation by the state Attorney General’s office for campaign finance issues. Wallace announced his retirement earlier this year.