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Human rights lawyer arrested in Iran
A human rights lawyer from Iran who has represented detained journalists has been arrested on charges of anti-government propaganda, according to national reports.
Ohio lawyer says convert's supporters defamed him
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio lawyer says a blogger and a former attorney for a runaway Christian convert defamed him by alleging he has contacts with terrorists and criminals.
WikiLeaks' Assange requests new lawyer in Sweden
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation and suggested the allegations against him could stem from personal conflicts.
Holloway Lawyer Dismisses Van der Sloot Claims
The lawyer for the mother of an Alabama teen who disappeared in Aruba has dismissed claims by the Dutchman suspected in the case that he extorted money from the parents...
Lawyer: Revenge Try Won't Hurt Van Der Sloot
Expert: Reported Extortion of Natalee Holloway Parents Adds "Suspicious Element" -- Not Enough to Convict in Teen's Murder
Lawyer: Revenge Try Won't Hurt Van Der Sloot
Expert: Reported Extortion of Natalee Holloway Parents Adds "Suspicious Element" -- Not Enough to Convict in Teen's Murder
Lawyer: Revenge Try Won't Hurt Van Der Sloot
Expert: Reported Extortion of Natalee Holloway Parents Adds "Suspicious Element" -- Not Enough to Convict in Teen's Murder
Lawyer: Revenge Try Won't Hurt Van Der Sloot
Expert: Reported Extortion of Natalee Holloway Parents Adds "Suspicious Element" -- Not Enough to Convict in Teen's Murder
The American Lawyer Reports Midlevel Associate Satisfaction Drops to Lowest Level in Six Years
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Despite retaining gainful employment in a recession and six-figure salaries, mid-level lawyers at the country’s largest law firms don’t feel lucky. In fact, The American Lawyer’s latest Am Law 200 midlevel associate satisfaction survey reveals that overall job satisfaction has dropped to its lowest level since 2004. This year, 109 of the 124 firms that participated in ...
The L.A. County district attorney's office is looking into whether GOP candidate Sunder Ramani indeed lives in the ...
Sunder Ramani, 50, the Republican candidate for the 43rd Assembly District seat, is facing scrutiny over whether he indeed lives in the district.
Republican attorney general nominee well-known for custody battle over dog
TAMPA — Before she became the Republican nominee for Florida attorney general, Pam Bondi was a familiar face as a legal analyst on CNN and the Fox News Channel.
Federal Trade Commission Lawyer Joins Fulbright’s Antitrust Group
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A former Federal Trade Commission lawyer with an extensive antitrust background and experience in consumer privacy and data security matters has joined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.’s Antitrust and Competition practice. Erika Brown Lee joins as Senior Counsel. “Erika’s capabilities and experience complement our efforts to assist global clients when it comes to ...
OH lawyer says convert's supporters defamed him
Omar Tarazi is seeking $10 million in damages in a federal lawsuit filed Friday to compensate for damage he claims to his reputation.
WikiLeaks' Assange requests new lawyer in Sweden
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested a new lawyer to represent him in Sweden after a prosecutor decided to reopen a rape investigation against him. Sweden - Julian Assange - Wikileaks - Lawyer - Government
WikiLeaks' Assange requests new lawyer in Sweden
(AP) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested a new lawyer to represent him in Sweden after a prosecutor decided to reopen a rape investigation against him.
Runaway Christian Convert From Ohio Gains Legal U.S. Residency
A lawyer for a runaway Christian convert from Ohio who was also an illegal immigrant says the 18-year-old woman has gained permanent residency in the United States.
ASK THE LAWYER: Nosy neighbor with binoculars may not be committing a crime
My roommate and I, noticed our neighbor looking into our house, using binoculars. Isn't that illegal?
Federal Trade Commission Lawyer Erika Brown Lee Joins Fulbright’s Antitrust Group
WASHINGTON -- A former Federal Trade Commission lawyer with an extensive antitrust background and ex...
Lawyer Vows To Fight 'Ladies Night'
A self-proclaimed "anti-feminist lawyer" has promised to appeal a Manhattan court's ruling that rejected his claims that "Ladies Night" promotions at bars are sexist and unconstitutional.
Top Corporate Governance and Risk Oversight Attorney Joins Chadbourne & Parke
The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that veteran corporate governance attorney Heidi A. Lawson has joined the firm as a partner. Although resident in London, she will spend significant time in New York to serve and continue building her sizable U.S. client base.
Runaway Ohio convert gains legal US residency
A lawyer for a Christian convert who ran away from her parents says the now-18-year-old woman has gained permanent U.S. residency after living in Ohio as an illegal immigrant.
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.
Denny Hecker to plead guilty
An attorney for Denny Hecker says the fallen Twin Cities auto mogul will plead guilty to two charges in a plea deal that could get him a maximum of 10 years in prison.
Crash kills 1, hurts 5: Kenai attorney Peter Mysing dies in accident
A Kenai attorney was killed and several others were injured in a T-bone collision at the corner of Overland Avenue and Mission Avenue in Old Town Kenai Sunday night.
Runaway Teen Convert Gains Legal U.S. Residency
Lawyer for Christian Woman Who Fled Her Muslim Parents Says the Now-18-Year-Old Has Gained Permanent U.S. Residency
Runaway Teen Convert Gains Legal U.S. Residency
Lawyer for Christian Woman Who Fled Her Muslim Parents Says the Now-18-Year-Old Has Gained Permanent U.S. Residency
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and Former Louisiana Attorney General Announce Class Complaint Against Beckman Coulter, Inc. on ...
NEW ORLEANS, LA--(Marketwire - September 7, 2010) - Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") ( www.ksfcounsel.com ), a nationally recognized Louisiana-based law firm, and KSF partner Charles C. Foti, Jr., former Attorney General of Louisiana, announce that a class action securities case was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on ...
NY Attorney General candidate says new ballot type too small
ALBANY — A state assemblyman says the type will be so small on statewide primary ballots next week that the New York City Board of Elections will have magnifying glasses at polling places.
Childcare Lawyer
A locum childcare role has come up with an authority in East Anglia for an immediate start. It is anticipated that the locum will be required for a minimum of 6 months. Applicants must have experience of childcare law and a very good understanding of care proceedings.
Advertising Lawyer
Our Client is a FTSE 100 with a Media Business based in Central London. Working as part of the consumer team you will advise on a range of advertising related issues including CAP codes, regulatory ASA matters and dealing with Ofcom queries.
Mich. man faces torture charge in death
DETROIT, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A defense lawyer for a Detroit man accused of torturing a woman says he will argue the charge does not meet the parameters required by Michigan law. Michigan - Detroit - United States - Lawyer - Law
Possible plea deal in works for JetBlue flight attendant
An attorney for Steven Slater, the JetBlue flight attendant who made headlines in August when he deployed a plane's emergency chute and walked off the job, indicated in court Tuesday that discussions about a possible plea agreement with prosecutors were under way.
US officials to meet religious leaders on anti-Islam attacks
US Attorney General Eric Holder was Tuesday to meet with religious leaders from across all faiths to discuss ways to stem a wave of attacks against Muslims and mosques.
City Attorney's Office Charges 33 Immigration Protestors After Blocking Traffic
At the May 6th Protest on Alameda Avenue | Photo by Zach Behrens\LAist Ever since Arizona passed it's strict immigration law SB 1070 , immigration protests have taken Los Angeles by storm. While many were peaceful and legal, three caused street closures, forcing police to make arrests. The first was on May 6th ( story/photos ) when a group chained themselves together in the middle of Alameda ...
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.
Testimony begins in hearing over closing shipping locks to stop Asian carp from reaching Great Lakes
Attorney General Mike Cox said thousands of jobs are at stake.
Attorney General
Name: Eric Dinallo Age: 47 Party Affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Ethics Professor, Stern School of Business at New York University
WikiLeaks' Assange requests new lawyer
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation.
Lawyer wants charge stayed during Toronto 18 sentencing hearing
The lawyer for one of the final men convicted in the "Toronto 18" terrorism plot has asked a Superior Court judge to stay one of the charges against his client.
WikiLeaks' Assange requests new lawyer
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation.
WikiLeaks' Assange requests new lawyer
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation.
WikiLeaks' Assange requests new lawyer in Sweden
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation and suggested the allegations against him stemmed from personal conflicts.
WikiLeaks' Assange requests new lawyer in Sweden
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation and suggested the allegations against him stemmed from personal conflicts.
Arizona attorney faces disciplinary action for 'channeling' client's dead wife
File image Law.com reports an Arizona attorney is facing possible sanctions after reportedly telling a client that the client's dead wife was now speaking through her and she could communicate the wife's thoughts. An Arizona Supreme Court report recommends...
WikiLeaks founder requests new lawyer
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange has requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation and suggested the allegations against him stemmed from personal conflicts.
WikiLeaks founder requests new lawyer
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange has requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation and suggested the allegations against him stemmed from personal conflicts.
WikiLeaks founder requests new lawyer
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange has requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation and suggested the allegations against him stemmed from personal conflicts.
Huguette Clark's lawyer fires back at relatives who want him ousted
The lawyer for reclusive heiress Huguette Clark has hit back at relatives who want him ousted - say he asked her to keep family members away from her.
Kansas man charged with slaying girl, 14
GREAT BEND, Kan., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The Kansas attorney general announced Tuesday capital murder charges were filed against a man in the August slaying of a 14-year-old girl. Kansas - Murder - Attorney general - United States - GREAT BEND
WikiLeaks' Assange requests new lawyer in Sweden
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation and suggested the allegations against him could stem from personal conflicts.