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Pakistan players accused of treason
A Pakistani lawyer has filed treason charges against those national cricket team players facing an investigation into claims they fixed matches for money in England.
Lawyer asks Thai PM to stop Bout's extradition to U.S.
The Thai defense counsel for Russian businessman Viktor Bout, awaiting extradition to the United States on charges of selling weapons to terrorists, petitioned Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday to stop Bout's extradition.
Pakistan players hit with treason charge
A Pakistani lawyer has filed treason charges against national cricket team players facing an investigation into claims they fixed matches for money.
Pakistan players hit with treason charge
A Pakistani lawyer has filed treason charges against national cricket team players facing an investigation into claims they fixed matches for money.
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.
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.
Attorney to file motion challenging judge's JCPS assignment plan decision
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS)--A motion is expected to be filed Monday in an effort to reopen the case against Jefferson County Public Schools and the current student assignment plan. Parents who had filed suit against the plan lost in court the the week before school started. Now, attorney Ted Gordon plans to file a motion on the basis that JCPS and Superintendent Sheldon Berman used the words "enroll ...
Thai-ASEAN News Network
The lawyer of alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout has submitted a petition with the prime minister, requesting special protection and justice in the extradition process out of fear for his client's safety if he is extradited to the United States.
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.
County recorder responds to complaints, through her attorney
DECORAH – Winneshiek County Recorder LaVonne Bjergum has retained the services of attorney Dale Putnam to respond to the board of supervisors’ earlier concerns related to some practices in the recorder’s office.
Attorney: gradual progress in rectifying bookkeeping, upload practices in recorder’s office
DECORAH – Winneshiek County Attorney Andrew Van Der Maaten said Monday, gradual progress is being made toward rectifying concerns with some practices in the county recorder’s office.
Attorney argues for new trial for teen convicted of murder
Edgar Concepcion Jr. was back in a Floyd County courtroom Monday as his lawyer argued why the Charles City teenager should get a new trial.
Defense lawyer wants off financial fraud case
A defense lawyer's request to drop out of a major financial fraud case is drawing opposition from federal prosecutors in Detroit.
Waterloo lawyer describes actions leading to ethics probe
WATERLOO, Iowa --- An attorney who allegedly had sex with aclient admits he made mistakes in his personal life.
Lawyer asks Thai PM to stop Bout's extradition to U.S.
The Thai defense counsel for Russian businessman Viktor Bout, awaiting extradition to the United States on charges of selling weapons to terrorists, petitioned Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Mond...
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Russian arms dealer petitions Thai PM for safety concerns
Lawyer of Victor Bout, an allegedly world's premier arms dealer, submitted a petition to Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday requesting better protection of his client due to safety concerns.
Paris Hilton released after cocaine arrest: lawyer
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Socialite, celebrity TV and Web site favorite Paris Hilton has been released by Las Vegas police after her arrest for possessing cocaine on Friday night, her lawyer said on Saturday.
Skaneateles car dealer Pat Bombard arraigned on theft indictment
Lawyer says publicity about indictment is hurting business.
Defense lawyer: McDonald killed his mother
Prosecutors link Kenneth McDonald to mother's blood in Monmouth homicide.
SeaWorld says lawyer threatened to have family appear on Oprah
SeaWorld says lawyer threatened to have family appear on Oprah
Attorney cautions Oswego Board on election
When it comes to next spring's Oswego Village Board election the village's attorney is, in effect, recommending that everyone play nice at the board's twice monthly meetings.
Ex-con needs lawyer in toothpaste spat
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.
Lawyer asks Thai PM not to send Russian to US
The lawyer for accused Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout filed a last ditch appeal Monday to Thailand's prime minister in an effort to stop his client's extradition to the United States.
Lawyer asks Thai PM not to send Russian to US
The lawyer for accused Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout filed a last ditch appeal Monday to Thailand's prime minister in an effort to stop his client's extradition to the United States.
Libya to free 38 radical Islamists-attorney general
The Libyan government will release 38 more members of a radical Islamist group jailed for plotting to overthrow the government of Muammar Gaddafi the country's attorney general Abderhmane al Abbar said on Monday.
Libya to free 38 radical Islamists: attorney general
The Libyan government will release 38 more members of a radical Islamist group jailed for plotting to overthrow the government of Muammar Gaddafi, the country's attorney general Abderhmane al Abbar said Monday.
Democrats' attorney general race is crowded, controversial - From the Poughkeepsie Journal
ALBANY — The crowded field for the Democratic nomination for attorney general brings varied experiences and the trading of plenty of barbs.
Libya to free 38 radical Islamists: attorney general
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The Libyan government will release 38 more members of a radical Islamist group jailed for plotting to overthrow the government of Muammar Gaddafi, the country's attorney general Abderhmane al Abbar said Monday.
Lawyer asks Thai PM not to send Russian to US
The lawyer for accused Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout filed a last ditch appeal Monday to Thailand's prime minister in an effort to stop his client's extradition to the United States.
Candidates Corner: Driscoll says district attorney must have prosecution experience
Candidates Corner: State Rep. Joseph Driscoll, candidate for Norfolk County District Attorney, said, “It is hard to believe that as of this writing, there are only 18 days to the election. This is the homestretch of months of campaigning, and I want to thank all the people who have supported my candidacy for district attorney. While this campaign has taken place on a larger scale than those we ...
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.
Beaten Pittsburgh Teen Will Sue City, Cops
A lawyer for Jordan Miles said he's filing a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Pittsburgh and three police officers who are being investigated for beating the young Homewood man.
Attorney files motion to reopen suit against JCPS
Lawsuit claims that the Jefferson County school assignment plan violates state law.
Mass. AG Coakley settles with CVS on drug pricing
Attorney General Martha Coakley has reached an agreement with CVS Pharmacy, Inc., in which the pharmacy chain will repay the state and public entities $2.65 million for alleged prescription drug overcharges. Martha Coakley - Attorney general - Prescription drug - Health - CVS/pharmacy
Lawyer Rothstein Ordered to Repay $363 Million to Victims For Ponzi Scheme
Scott Rothstein , the former South Florida lawyer serving 50 years in prison for a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme, was ordered by a U.S. judge to repay $363 million to his victims.
A Deeper Look Into the Early Jobs of the NY Attorney General Candidates
Over at City Hall News they are digging deeper into the past: of the New York Attorney General candidates' job pasts. First Isaac Dovere looked at State Senator Eric Schneiderman 's claims of his "deputy sheriff" position in Massachusetts.
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli Responds After Judge Takes Other Side
RICHMOND - A Virginia judge ruled against Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in round one of the on-going battle between Cuccinelli and the University of Virginia.
Attorney General's Office Offers Free Foreclosure Awareness Video
Terry Goddard, Arizona Attorney General The home foreclosure crisis has caused great pain for families across Arizona. Thousands have lost their homes to foreclosure and many more are at risk. And the problem is made worse by some unscrupulous companies and individuals who claim they can help consumers keep their homes, when what they are really doing is stealing money and making the situation ...
CVS Reaches Deal On Prescription Overcharges
Attorney General Martha Coakley has reached an agreement with CVS Pharmacy, Inc., in which the pharmacy chain will repay the state and public entities $2.65 million for alleged prescription drug overcharges.
Nannies could testify in Anna Nicole Smith case
The drug conspiracy trial of two doctors and the lawyer-boyfriend of Anna Nicole Smith entered its second month with the prosecution nearing the end of its case but for a lingering question: Will the nannies testify?
Top Tory Lord Lyell dies aged 71
Ex-Attorney General Lord Lyell, who served under Margaret Thatcher and John Major, has died at the age of 71 after living with cancer, his family say.
Candidates Corner: Chinman says district attorney should think like a prosecutor
Candidates Corner: Michael Chinman, a Democratic candidate for Norfolk County district attorney, said, “The district attorney should be an experienced prosecutor. That’s why I’m running for the job. My 15 years as a full-time prosecutor, including a decade of trials in Superior Court standing up for victims of the most heinous crimes, distinguish me from my politician opponents, who have over 40 ...
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.
Divorce trial of Dodgers owner opens in Calif.
An attorney for Jamie McCourt says her estranged husband deceived her so he could get sole ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Jerry Jones settles with Rich Behm, Joe DeCamillis over canopy collapse
The attorney for two Dallas Cowboys employees seriously injured in the 2009 collapse of the team's practice facility says each has received about $5 million from companies controlled by team owner Jerry Jones as legal settlements.
2 injured Cowboys workers settle with Jerry Jones
The attorney for two Dallas Cowboys employees seriously injured in the 2009 collapse of the team's practice facility says each has received about $5 million from companies controlled by team owner Jerry Jones as legal settlements. Attorney Frank Branson told The Associated Press on Monday that lawsuits filed by scout Rich Behm (beem) and special teams coach Joe DeCamillis (day-kuh-MIL'-us)...
Attorney general candidates target corruption
All five Democratic candidates for New York attorney general promise to fight corruption. But they would likely wage the fight in different ways. The winner of a Sept. 14 primary will face Republican Dan Donovan, the Staten Island district attorney, in November. With a staff of some 700 attorneys, the attorney general defends the government in lawsuits, [...]