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Kasab lawyer to file appeal by September 20
Mumbai: Defence in the 26/11 case is set to file its appeal by September 20 in the Bombay High Court.
Herenton appointee fired after squabble inside City Attorney's office
An appointee of former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton is off the job following a personal squabble inside the Memphis City Attorney's office.
Attorney: Prosecutors ask judge to step aside
Associated Press - August 30, 2010 6:25 PM ET OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A defense attorney for a pharmacist accused of shooting a would-be robber to death says a prosecutor wants the judge in the...
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.
Former Cape Girardeau lawyer pleads guilty to stealing $325,000
A former Cape Girardeau lawyer pleaded guilty to stealing Monday in a Stoddard County courtroom.
District attorney offers to take larger pay cut
An elected official said Monday he'd be willing to take a larger pay cut than proposed by the Victoria County Commissioners Court if it helps the lesser paid officials.
Lawyer: Ga. soldier in shooting was on strict diet
A soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor who denied his vacation request, his attorney said Monday.
Zynga Mafia Wars Stickers Prompt City Attorney to Go to the Mattresses
San Francisco's city attorney has decided that money is not enough to compensate for ad firm Davis Elen plastering 4,000 Zynga Mafia Wars stickers onto San Francisco sidewalks. And, unless...
Alleged WikiLeaks Leaker Hires Civilian Defense Attorney
Alleged WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning has hired a civilian attorney to defend him.
Northey: Consult attorney for advice about VeraSun
CHARLES CITY, Iowa - Iowa farmers who sold grain and receivedpayments in the 90 days before the VeraSun Energy Corp. filed forbankruptcy in 2008, and who have received a letter from theSilverman Acampora law firm should consult an attorney for legaladvice, Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey said Monday.
Lawyer Criticizes Dr. William Petit
An attorney for one of two men charged in a deadly 2007 home invasion criticized the sole survivor of the attack that killed his wife and two children, saying he was trying to sway the jury with frequent comments to the news media.
Manning chooses civilian lawyer in WikiLeaks case - Army News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Army Times
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — An Army private suspected in one of the biggest leaks of classified information in U.S. history has chosen a civilian attorney to lead his defense team, officials said Monday.
Lawyer criticizes comments by Petit, survivor in Cheshire home invasion
NEW HAVEN — Amid arguments today in Superior Court over freedom of the press vs. Steven J. Hayes’ right to a fair trial in the Cheshire triple homicide, one of Hayes’ attorneys objected to survivor Dr. William Petit Jr. holding “press conferences” while a gag order is in place.
Lawyer criticizes comments by Petit, survivor in Cheshire home invasion
NEW HAVEN — Amid arguments today in Superior Court over freedom of the press vs. Steven J. Hayes’ right to a fair trial in the Cheshire triple homicide, one of Hayes’ attorneys objected to survivor Dr. William Petit Jr. holding “press conferences” while a gag order is in place.
Lawyer’s legacy one of family commitment
Kenneth D. Pezzulla, a longtime Baltimore lawyer whose interest in the law was sparked by his involvement with the Nuremberg Trials, died Aug. 26 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital of a rare form of cancer. The Lutherville resident was 81. Assigned to postwar Germany while in the Army, Mr. Pezzulla collected evidence and interviewed victims [...]
Deal's Attorney: No Grand Jury
The attorney for GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Nathan Deal says there is no grand jury investigating his client and "zero" is the possibility of one in the future. Richard Evans is talking for the first time about political claims of wrong doing.
Chinese lawyer talks trade, investment in Washington state
Before he opened the first private law firm in China 18 years ago, Q. H. Charles Duan came to study in Seattle, where he graduated from...
Mexico says drug lord 'the Barbie' captured
Mexico's attorney general says authorities have captured long-sought drug kingpin Edgar Valdez Villarreal, alias "the Barbie."
Appeal Made to Thai Leader for Russian in Arms Case
The lawyer for Viktor Bout, accused of being an arms trafficker, made the appeal to keep his client from being extradited to the United States.
Ponzi lawyer ordered to repay
The $363-million reimbursement will come from sale of assets seized
Rape and drug accused told to get another lawyer
A man who allegedly drugged and raped a woman escort after he was given electronic bail to live at a holiday park north of Auckland has been told by a judge to get another lawyer.
Attorney discusses restraining orders
Cleveland attorney Ken Myers says a restraining order is the first line of defense if someone is threatening you. But if you're really afraid that person will hurt you, he recommends you get out.
Cohron Named Kentucky's Outstanding Commonwealth Attorney
Warren County's Commonwealth Attorney is the best in the state! Chris Cohron presented the 2010 Carroll M. Redford Award.
City of Memphis Defends Firing of City Attorney Employee
An employee in the Memphis City Attorney's office was fired after asking for payroll records on her coworkers, but he City says the request was not the reason for her...
Gulfport attorney offers advice for those hurt financially by oil spill
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - If you are thinking about filing a claim or lawsuit against BP, here's some free advice from trial attorney Joe Sam Owen of Gulfport. He wants everyone to know that this falls under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. That means there's a three year statute of limitations.
Rape, drug accused told to get another lawyer
A man who allegedly drugged and raped a woman escort after he was given electronic bail has been told to get another lawyer.
Drug rape accused told to replace lawyer
A man who allegedly drugged and raped a woman escort after he was given electronic bail to live at a holiday park north of Auckland has been told by a judge to get another lawyer.Paulus Nieuwenhuiysen, 49, appeared in the Auckland...
U.S. Attorney stresses patience with 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."I can'
City attorney requests outside help with lawsuit
Cape City Attorney Dolores Menendez said her office needs outside help in litigating concerning a Golf Club lawsuit because the city currently has no litigation attorne.
Crockford's attorney seeks special prosecutor
Ithaca attorney Seth Peacock has filed a request asking that a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate Amy Crockford's allegations of abuse against an Ithaca police officer.
Ex-Lawyer to Pay $363 Million for Ponzi Scheme
An ex-lawyer convicted of running a huge Ponzi scheme in South Florida has been ordered to pay $363 million in restitution to victims. U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn issued the order Monday in the case of former lawyer Scott Rothstein. Rothstein is serving a 50-year prison sentence. Rothstein, 48, has admitted operating a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme using false legal settlements to lure ...
Lawyer seeks recall delay
MANATEE — The attorney for city of Anna Maria Commissioner Harry Stoltzfus is seeking to delay the Sept. 7 recall election until Stoltzfus’ bid to stop the vote can be heard in appellate court.
Attorney general has many roles to play in Albany
New York's highest legal officer is charged with defending the state and the governor in legal actions.
Boston Lawyer Harry Manion Believes Roger Clemens Will Serve Jail Time
Roger Clemens officially entered his plea on Monday afternoon, standing behind the claim that he is not guilty of lying to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs during his MLB career.
Mt. Pleasant lawyer DuTremble dies
Defense lawyer and former prosecutor Dale L. DuTremble, 62, of Mount Pleasant died early Monday after a three-year battle with cancer.
Attorney General Strips Kweku Baako Naked
Kweku Baako Jnr, the man who vowed to strip Former President Rawlings naked but woefully failed to do so has been stripped naked by the Attorney-General & Minister of Justice, Mrs. Betty Mould Iddrisu.
Mayor’s Attorney Protests Recall
Attorney Corey Columbo of the McTigue Law Group, specifically McTigue and McGinnis, has filed a protest with the Scioto County Board of Elections concerning the petitions for the recall of Portsmou...
Coakley presses rights orders
Attorney General Martha Coakley has obtained three times as many court orders requiring people to stay away from individuals they allegedly targeted in hate crimes since 2007 as her predecessor did in the prior four years, according to statistics supplied by her office. Attorney general - Hate crime - Martha Coakley - United States - Hate
Former State Attorney Sues JSO
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Former State Attorney Harry Shorstein's firm is suing the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
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.
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.
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.
Indian filmmaker held in Houston limbo, lawyer says
An Indian filmmaker freed from jail after being detained by airport security authorities who found "jihadist" literature in his luggage is now in federal custody, stuck in what his lawyer calls "limbo" between state and federal law enforcment agencies.
Lawyer criticizes comments by Petit, survivor in Cheshire home invasion
NEW HAVEN — Amid arguments today in Superior Court over freedom of the press vs. Steven J. Hayes’ right to a fair trial in the Cheshire triple homicide, one of Hayes’ attorneys objected to survivor Dr. William Petit Jr. holding “press conferences” while a gag order is in place.
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.
Primerus Attorney Bradley C. Nahrstadt Recognized as a 2010 Leading Lawyer
Leading Lawyers Network recognizes Bradley C. Nahrstadt, Esq., of Williams Montgomery & John, Ltd., as a Leading Lawyer for the third consecutive year.
Aging Divorce Lawyer Sues Former Partners for $26 Million
Prominent divorce lawyer Norman M. Sheresky, 82, lodged a $26 million suit against his former partners at Sheresky Aronson Mayefsky & Sloan on Friday after being pushed out earlier this month.
Commercial IP Lawyer required for leading IP practice - London - Legal -
The London based leading intellectual property team are recruiting a Commercial Intellectual Property Lawyer, 2 year PQE. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Non-contentious Intellectual Property lawyer with a science background to join a firm that has IP at its core and where it is one of the main focuses of the firm.
Qualified Trade Mark Attorney: 6 Month Contract - London - Legal -
Our client is looking for an immediately available Trade Mark Attorney to join their expanding team to provide assistance in both contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters.