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Lawyer expects another hung jury in case of slain burglary suspect
Tigh Croff's retrial for killing a suspected burglar is likely to be a rerun with the same judge and another hung jury, defense lawyer Gerald Evelyn predicted Friday.
Lawyer named Rio Grande County judge
DENVER — Gov. Bill Ritter on Friday appointed lawyer Patrick Henry Hayes Jr. of South Fork to replace retiring Rio Grande County Judge Michael H. Trujillo. The appointment is effective Jan. 11.
Police briefs: Attorney died from head injuries
Monterey County coroner's officials confirmed Friday that Salinas attorney Mark Hafen, 58, died as a result of blunt force head injuries, due to bludgeoning. Hafen's body was discovered at his home in the 700 block of Carmelita Drive on Sept. 1 by Salinas police.
Wausau attorney Gene Linehan dies at 66
Wausau attorney Gene Linehan, known for his outspokenness and occasional outlandish behavior, died Friday morning on his boat in Bayfield County. He was 66.
U.S. arson charge dropped against lawyer in ’08 LR fire
Aaron Jones, a Saline County lawyer and real estate developer, now faces one less charge in his coming federal trial in connection with a 2008 fire at his Chenal Valley home that prosecutors say was intentionally set to collect insurance money.
Treasury lawyer is named pay czar
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says it’s chosen a Treasury Department lawyer to replace pay czar Kenneth Feinberg, who stepped down yesterday, ending a contentious 14-month tenure. Kenneth Feinberg - United States Department of the Treasury - Presidency of Barack Obama - Lawyer - United States
'Rockefeller' Attorney Suspended
A high-profile Boston defense attorney who represented the man who called himself Clark Rockefeller has had his law license suspended by the state's highest court.
Attorney-General steps in on issue
TWO workmen who were locked up by a magistrate for making too much noise at Toowoomba Courthouse have told of their embarrassment.
Dem attorney general candidate Gelber proposes statewide public corruption unit
State Sen. Dan Gelber is proposing a multi-agency, anti-corruption unit targeting state government fraud as part of his campaign for attorney general. Gelber, a Miami Beach Democrat and former prosecutor, wants state and federal prosecutors to go after public corruption similar to current efforts aimed at Medicaid fraud. Gelber will make ...
Lawyer 'upset' that Iran canceled hiker's release
The lawyer for three U.S. hikers detained in Iran is "upset" that Sarah Shourd's planned release has been canceled and said her family's emotions are "being abused."
Kingsport bondsman accused of felony theft has new attorney, trial date
KINGSPORT — A Kingsport bondsman accused of stealing from an employer has a new attorney and a new trial date. Jeffrey Wayne Thompson, 46, 873 Independence East, Kingsport, is charged with four counts of theft over $1,000.
Mayweather's lawyer says situation is a misunderstanding
source: Michael Marley | boxingscene.com Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now exposed to felony crime time at the Nevada State Prison if he is convicted of grand larceny in Las Vegas. Keep in mind, though, that the charges could reduced, amended or dropped at any time by prosecutors. Mayweather's lawyer Richard Wright told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that "there was no grand larceny" and that the only ...
Colleges Need to Work with Communities on Curbing Student Alcohol Abuse, Washington Attorney Says
Washington personal injury attorney Dean Brett says a recently issued study shows that colleges are not collaborating with their communities to reduce student drinking and its consequences, such as drunk driving.
Kittanning attorney McCue remembered as 'true gentleman'
The Armstrong County Bar Association upheld a long-standing tradition Friday by memorializing a well-known attorney who passed away in April.
Lawyer says Iran could free American within 3 days
The Iranian lawyer for an American woman granted a release on bail says he has met with her and two other Americans detained a year ago and is hopeful she will leave prison in the next two or three days.
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.
Brown family attorney: Don't sue UT
Knoxville attorney Greg Isaacs has advised Bryce Brown's family not to sue the University of Tennessee or head football coach Derek Dooley.
Five US health workers arrested in Zimbabwe: lawyer
Police in Zimbabwe have arrested five US health workers and a Zimbabwean doctor for allegedly operating a clinic without a licence in the capital Harare, their lawyer said Saturday.
Final Push Underway For Balt City State's Attorney
The final push is underway in the most contentious primary battle for Baltimore City State's Attorney in decades.
Chinese blind activist lawyer released from prison
DONGSHIGU VILLAGE, China -- Blind activist lawyer Chen Guangcheng returned home today after a four-year prison stint to find that very little had changed -- he was cut off from communication, monitored by security agents, his family still harassed and intimidated.
Crime › Lawyer for acquitted official seeks to examine prosecutors' fault
The lead counsel for Atsuko Muraki, a senior welfare ministry official who was acquitted Friday of involvement in abusing a postal discount system for handicapped…
Governor, attorney general speak at 9/11 ceremony in Leavenworth
Shirley Hemenway lost her son in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, and she said she worries that people have allowed everything to go back to normal in the years since. But when she saw Governor Mark Parkinson, Kansas Attorney General Steve Six and a crowd of more than 200 people gathered in Leavenworth's VFW Park for a 9/11 remembrance ceremony Saturday morning, she could tell he wasn't alone in ...
Governor, attorney general speak at 9/11 ceremony in Leavenworth
Shirley Hemenway lost her son in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, and she said she worries that people have allowed everything to go back to normal in the years since. But when she saw Governor Mark Parkinson, Kansas Attorney General Steve Six and a crowd of more than 200 people gathered in Leavenworth's VFW Park for a 9/11 remembrance ceremony Saturday morning, she could tell he wasn't alone in ...
Rights lawyer enters race
A civil rights lawyer and onetime contender for a Democratic nomination for Congress confirmed Friday that she is running for Bergen County freeholder.
Baltimore state's attorney fights for her job
Patricia Jessamy says the city needs her experience When the question came during the debate — and how could it not, given the Canton locale — Baltimore State's Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy started her answer on the defensive.
Scandals again a factor in attorney general's race
When Jim Bibb and Gary King ran for attorney general four years ago, one of the campaign's main themes was corruption. This year, in the race between King, the Democratic incumbent, and Clovis Republican Matt Chandler, the main theme is ... corruption.
Scandals again a factor in attorney general's race
When Jim Bibb and Gary King ran for attorney general four years ago, one of the campaign's main themes was corruption. This year, in the race between King, the Democratic incumbent, and Clovis Republican Matt Chandler, the main theme is ... corruption.
Attorney selected as Volunteer of the Month
Rebekah Shelnutt of Canton wants to see her workload decrease. As an assistant district attorney for Cherokee County, she handles cases involving domestic violence. In an effort to reduce the num...
Lawyer for Qu'eed Batts appeals life sentence without parole, citing 'cruel and unusual' punishment
Batts was 14 when he was convicted in the shooting death of Clarence Edwards.
Local attorney to get achievment award
Local attorney Michael J. Shaheen is being honored by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee as its 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient.
Who will be Mecklenburg's next district attorney?
Andrew Murray and Michael Barnes are each trying to become Mecklenburg's first new district attorney in 36 years.
Don Brown, lawyer in high-profile Conroe murder case, dies
Brown saw his profile rise as Clarence Brandley's case became nationally prominent, ultimately becoming a key figure in both a book and a movie.
City hires attorney to investigate Bosier
The City of Centennial has contracted with a Denver attorney to investigate a city councilmember’s alleged ethical violations.
Attorney general candidates on the issues
David Leyton Bill Schuette Federal lawsuits End lawsuits filed by Attorney General Mike Cox against federal health care reform and in support of Arizona's immigration law, but continue the lawsuit to close the Chicago shipping canals to stop Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. Continue three lawsuits filed against the federal government by Cox. Child support unit Streamline unit for ...
Examining the 2 state AG candidates
Republican attorney general candidate Bill Schuette says he would press on with Attorney General Mike Cox's lawsuit against the federal government on the landmark health care reform law. The Democratic candidate, David Leyton, says he would drop it. Schuette would continue Cox's efforts to make responsible parents keep their child support obligations.
Lawyer Says Iran Could Free American Within 3 Days
Lawyer hopeful American woman held more than a year in Iran will be freed within 3 days Iran - United States - Middle East - Business and Economy - Tehran
Lawyer says Iran could free American within 3 days
The Iranian lawyer for an American woman granted a release on bail says he has met with her and two other Americans detained a year ago and is hopeful she will leave prison in the next two or three days.
Attorney general candidates on the issues
David Leyton Bill Schuette Federal lawsuits End lawsuits filed by Attorney General Mike Cox against federal health care reform and in support of Arizona's immigration law, but continue the lawsuit to close the Chicago shipping canals to stop Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. Continue three lawsuits filed against the federal government by Cox. Child support unit Streamline unit for ...
Examining the 2 state AG candidates
Republican attorney general candidate Bill Schuette says he would press on with Attorney General Mike Cox's lawsuit against the federal government on the landmark health care reform law. The Democratic candidate, David Leyton, says he would drop it. Schuette would continue Cox's efforts to make responsible parents keep their child support obligations.
American jailed in Iran can leave, for a price
Sarah Shourd's lawyer says the Swiss Embassy in Tehran will arrange for her $500,000 bail. Her two hiking companions will remain in custody. In the latest twist to the seesawing fortunes of three Americans held in an Iranian prison, a prosecutor now says one of them can leave jail -- provided she puts up half a million dollars bail.
Datuk Lawyer, Brother And Six Others Arrested For Sosilawati's Murder
BANTING, Sept 12 (Bernama) -- Police arrested a "Datuk" lawyer, his younger brother, also a lawyer, and six workers of an oil palm plantation here where cosmetic millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others were murdered.
Sosilawati's Murder: Datuk Lawyer, Brother and Six Others Arrested
BANTING, 12 SEPTEMBER, 2010: Police arrested a "Datuk" lawyer, his younger brother, also a lawyer, and six workers of an oil palm plantation here where cosmetic millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others were murdered.
Datuk Lawyer, Brother And Six Others Arrested For Sosilawati's Murder
BANTING, Sept 12 (Bernama) -- Police arrested a "Datuk" lawyer, his younger brother, also a lawyer, and six workers of an oil palm plantation here where cosmetic millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others were murdered.
Lawyer brothers among eight arrested in Sosilawati murder
BANTING – Police arrested a "Datuk" lawyer, his younger brother, also a lawyer, and six workers of an oil palm plantation here where cosmetic millionaire Sosilawati Lawiya and three others were murdered.
Lawyer brothers among eight arrested in Sosilawati murder
BANTING – Police arrested a "Datuk" lawyer, his younger brother, also a lawyer, and six workers of an oil palm plantation here where cosmetic millionaire Sosilawati Lawiya and three others were murdered.
6. Sosilawati murder: Datuk lawyer and brother among 8 nabbed
BANTING: Police arrested a "Datuk" lawyer, his younger brother, also a lawyer, and six workers of an oil palm plantation here where cosmetic millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others were murdered.
Lawyer says Iran could free American within 3 days
The Iranian lawyer for an American woman granted a release on bail says he has met with her and two other Americans detained a year ago and is hopeful she will leave prison in the next two or three days.
Lawyer says Iran could free American within 3 days
The Iranian lawyer for an American woman granted a release on bail says he has met with her and two other Americans detained a year ago and is hopeful she will leave prison in the next two or three days.
No lawyer for ex-Mich. convict with bad gums
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan prison inmate who blames gum problems on a lack of toothpaste will have to press his lawsuit without a court-appointed lawyer.
Lawyer: Detained U.S. hiker could be free today
Sarah Shourd, one of three American hikers detained in Iran for more than a year, could be released as early as Sunday or Monday, an Iranian lawyer representing the hikers told CNN Sunday.