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Rigger's industrial laws fight back in court
A lawyer for a construction worker charged under federal laws tells a court the prosecution case is seriously flawed.
Atheist smokes Koran, Bible 'joints'
BRIBANE - A lawyer who videoed himself smoking what appeared to be joints made with pages from the Bible and the Koran expects to lose his job at a Queensland university.In the video, posted on YouTube, Queensland University of...
I'll be sacked, says Koran smoker
A LAWYER and atheist who videoed himself smoking pages from the Koran and the Bible reckons he's going to lose his job.
Attorney releases statement about Wylie
The attorney for suspended Upshur County Chief Juvenile Probation Officer Milton Wylie on Wednesday defended his client’s character in the wake of Wylie’s indictment on a charge of forgery of a government document.
Attorney: Ethics Chair Accused Of Rape Commits Suicide
Sources tell KFOX David Charles Chavez shot himself sometime over the weekend.
New U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag expected to bring different priorities to Northern California office
The 49-year-old Obama appointee, finally on the job as Bay Area's new top federal prosecutor and the first woman to hold the post in nearly a century, is expected to emphasize white-collar, environmental and civil-rights prosecutions.
Portland attorney will kick off Forum series
LEWISTON — The Great Falls Forum lecture series will present Charles J. Micoleau, senior attorney with the Portland law firm of Curtis Thaxter, speaking on "Where Has the Middle Ground Gone in the Partisan Politics of Today."
Portland attorney will kick off Forum series
LEWISTON — The Great Falls Forum lecture series will present Charles J. Micoleau, senior attorney with the Portland law firm of Curtis Thaxter, speaking on "Where Has the Middle Ground Gone in the Partisan Politics of Today."
REGION: Report says district attorney not on spending spree
A Riverside County inquiry has failed to confirm District Attorney-elect Paul Zellerbach's suspicion that the sitting district attorney launched a spending spree after a bitter loss to Zellerbach in t
Australia lawyer 'smokes' Koran, Bible pages
An Australian lawyer tore pages from the Koran and the Bible and smoked them on YouTube, days after a US pastor's threat to burn Islam's holy book triggered deadly protests and global condemnation.
Australia lawyer 'smokes' Koran, Bible pages
An Australian lawyer tore pages from the Koran and the Bible and smoked them on YouTube, days after a US pastor's threat to burn Islam's holy book triggered deadly protests and global condemnation.
Australia lawyer 'smokes' Koran, Bible pages
An Australian lawyer tore pages from the Koran and the Bible and smoked them on YouTube, days after a US pastor's threat to burn Islam's holy book triggered deadly protests and global condemnation.
Lawyer burns Koran and Bible
An Australian lawyer has posted a video of himself on YouTube burning the Bible and the Koran.
Aussie 'smokes' holy texts
SYDNEY- AN AUSTRALIAN lawyer tore pages from the Quran and the Bible and smoked them on YouTube, days after a US pastor's threat to burn Islam's holy book triggered deadly protests and global condemnation. In a 12-minute clip entitled 'Bible or Koran - which burns best?' Alex Stewart, who belongs to an atheist group, holds up the Christian and Muslim holy books before tearing out pages and ...
Australia lawyer 'smokes' Koran, Bible pages
An Australian lawyer tore pages from the Koran and the Bible and smoked them on YouTube, days after a US pastor's threat to burn Islam's holy book triggered deadly protests and global condemnation.
Sovereignty dominates AG race
Republican incumbent Attorney General Greg Abbott is running for re-election as if it's 1776. Series explores ‘United States of Texas' More politics
Radnofsky, Abbott turn up heat in attorney general race
Barbara Ann Radnofsky, the Democratic challenger to Republican incumbent Greg Abbott, says the Texas attorney general is wasting money and time filing lawsuits that do little more than illustrate Abbott's political stands.
City attorney briefly suspended for not paying dues
Brownsville City Attorney Mark E. Sossi’s license to practice law was suspended Sept. 1 by the State Bar of Texas for failing to pay his annual dues — but he paid up Friday and is again eligible to practice law.
Riverside County supervisor not thrilled about brokering district attorney peace
It wouldn't involve jetting off to Cairo or Belfast, but Riverside County Supervisor Marion Ashley is cool to the idea of playing peacemaker at the county district attorney's office.
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.
5 Democrats Run for New York Attorney General
In the homestretch of a long primary campaign, the five candidates make their closing arguments.
Ads for New York Attorney General Take Sharp Tone
The candidates in the Democratic primary for New York attorney general have been civil in their television commercials, but some ads are becoming more aggressive.
KC State’s Attorney appointed to circuit court
Kane County—The Illinois Supreme Court on Sept. 2 appointed Kane County State's Attorney John A. Barsanti as a Circuit Court Judge in the 16th Judicial Circuit to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Michael J. Colwell.
Bitter Lawyer.com
by KYW’s Bob Bicknell Here’s a site for those practicing law. Yes, you – the ones who are often the butt of those “lawyer” jokes now have a funny website to call your very own. The site calls itself “an engaging, insightful entertainment destination for lawyers,” but we’ll let you be the judge. Click by [...]
Four others gone missing
KUALA LUMPUR - THE lawyer brothers at the heart of the murder investigations into the deaths of Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others are also linked to a missing Indian multimillionaire, reported the New Straits Times on Monday. Police also revealed on Sunday that the brothers, aged 38 and 41, were being investigated over the disappearance of three others over the past year. The Indian multi ...
Man 'smokes' Qur'an, bible pages
An Australian lawyer has tore pages from the Qur'an and the Bible and smoked them, saying "it is a joke".
Lawyer awaiting word on bail for detained American
TEHRAN, Iran - The lawyer of an American woman cleared for release from an Iranian prison says he is still waiting for word that the $500,000 bail has been paid.
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.
Oksana Grigorieva -- Dissatisfied, Lawyer Shopping
Filed under: Oksana Grigorieva , Mel Gibson , Celebrity Justice , Neal Hersh , Sorrell Trope Oksana Grigorieva clearly wants more than she's been getting from the courts -- because she's seriously on the hunt for another family law lawyer in her legal war with Mel Gibson. We've learned she's made an appointment to meet with yet another… Read more
Australian lawyer 'smokes' Koran, Bible pages
Atheist smokes grass rolled in Koran and Bible pages in 'joke video' posted on YouTube.
Lawyer awaiting word on bail for detained American
TEHRAN, IRAN — The lawyer of an American woman cleared for release from an Iranian prison says he is still waiting for word that the $500,000 bail has been paid.
Lawyer awaiting word on bail for detained American
Associated Press - September 13, 2010 4:14 AM ET TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The lawyer of an American woman cleared for release from an Iranian prison says he is still waiting for word that the...
LawyersandSettlements.com Tops 300,000 Requests for Attorney Assistance From Its Readership
SANTA CRUZ, CA--(Marketwire - 09/13/10) - LawyersandSettlements.com, the premier publication from Online Legal Media, has exceeded 300,000 reader requests for attorney assistance. Many readers come to the site in need of legal help because they are affected by once-in-a-lifetime situations such as medical malpractice, personal injury, defective products, overtime and labor issues and other ...
Attorney For Jasper Howard Stabbing Suspect Expecting Plea Offer From State
The lawyer for the man accused of fatally stabbing University of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard says he expects to hear a plea offer from the state.
No Lawyer For Former Convict With Bad Gums
FLINT, Mich. -- 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.
Attorney For Jasper Howard Stabbing Suspect Expecting Plea Offer From State
The lawyer for the man accused of fatally stabbing University of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard says he expects to hear a plea offer from the state.
Business briefs: Attorney to address estate planning topics
Attorney Lauren Detzel will discuss the latest in estate planning at The Southwest Florida Community Foundation's annual Professional Advisors...
Attorney For Jasper Howard Stabbing Suspect Expecting Plea Offer From State
The lawyer for the man accused of fatally stabbing University of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard says he expects to hear a plea offer from the state.
Utica residents urged to write Attorney General
September 13, 2010 - Members of the Utica Common Council are urging Utica residents to write to the Attorney General demanding that the state investigate the GroWest scandal.
Dems get bloody
Let the mud fly! Attorney-general rivals Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman traded vicious blows yesterday -- with him questioning her party loyalty and her comparing him to Eliot Spitzer, as the Democratic primary sped to a raucous end. The attorney-general campaign turned suddenly nasty in its final weekend after a...
Lawyer awaiting word on bail for detained American
The lawyer of an American woman cleared for release from an Iranian prison said Monday he is still waiting for word that the $500,000 bail has been paid.
BP oil spill could slash number of offshore operators says marine lawyer
The recent BP oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico will soon trigger an avalanche of offshore oil development legislation, which may slash the number of operators authorized to develop offshore oil, an international marine lawyer said.
Brisbane lawyer investigated by QUT over YouTube clip
A Brisbane lawyer, Alex Stewart, posted a YouTube clip on Friday night of himself using pages from the Bible and the Koran to roll up as cigarette papers, and smoking them. Apparently Stewart is an office bearer in the Brisbane Atheists. I don’t think Stewart’s actions are particularly mature, and they’re certainly offensive. Stewart is [...]
AG ignored heiress tip: ex-banker
The state Attorney General's Office was warned more than two years ago that a 104-year-old heiress and a renowned Washington museum may have been defrauded out of tens of millions of dollars -- but didn't act, a whistle-blower told The Post. "I was there about fraud," said former...
Aboriginal rights violated in Edmonton courts: lawyer
An Edmonton lawyer says jury trials in that city routinely violate the rights of aboriginal people by deliberately leaving reserves out of the pool of possible jurors.
AG calls for fine imposed on tree vandals to be raised
The Attorney General has filed an appeal, asking the Criminal Court of Appeal to raise the fine imposed on three men who last month were convicted of having destroyed trees at the Foresta 2000 site in Mellieha.
Roger Aylworth: Attorney training proves useful for dad
On MormonTimes.com: My son, Matthew, is endowed with a number of special gifts that I never had when I got into the Daddy...
Iran: We'll Free U.S. Hiker on $500K Bail
Lawyer for American Woman Sarah Shourd Says He's Still Waiting for Money to Clear; 2 Men Will Remain Jailed
Iran: We'll Free U.S. Hiker on $500K Bail
Lawyer for American Woman Sarah Shourd Says He's Still Waiting for Money to Clear; 2 Men Will Remain Jailed
Lawyer awaiting word on bail for detained American
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The lawyer of an American woman cleared for release from an Iranian prison said today he is still waiting for word that the $500,000 bail has been paid.