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Lawyer on leave after books burnt
A Queensland university lawyer who videoed himself apparently smoking joints made with pages of the Bible and the Koran, has gone on leave.
Corrupt lawyer still on Maritime payroll
NSW Maritime's most senior lawyer remains on the payroll despite an ICAC finding a fortnight ago that she was corrupt, had lied and had forged a document, a parliamentary committee has been told.
Trial opens in Wash. for lesbian flight nurse seeking reinstatement to Air Force Reserve
An attorney for a lesbian flight nurse discharged from the Air Force Reserve says her sexual orientation never caused problems in her unit.
Defense attorney says Conn. man will 'concede much, but not all' of home invasion murder case
A defense lawyer, saying his client will "concede much, but not all" of the case against him, told a jury Monday that his client killed a Connecticut mother in a home invasion three years ago th...
Orinda attorney to address plight of imprisoned Iranian Baha'is
LAFAYETTE -- Daska Babcock, an Orinda-based lawyer, is scheduled to speak Sunday afternoon to provide details of the capture of seven Baha i leaders in Iran two years ago, and what local Bahai s and others can do to oppose this action.
Conn. attorney admits client killed woman in home
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut prosecutor is warning jurors that they may hear about "indescribable" events during the trial of a man charged in the 2007 killings of a woman and her two daughters.
Lawyer Smokes Pages From the Koran and Bible
Daehenoc writes "Thanks to a lawyer in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, we now know that the Bible makes a better smoke than the Koran. From the article: 'In the clip, titled "Bible or Koran - which burns best?", the professed atheist says burning religious books is no big deal and people need to get over it. "It's just a f---ing book," he says. "Who cares? It's your beliefs that matter. Quite ...
Abduction case sent to county attorney
The case involving what was reported as an abduction of a Leavenworth woman is being forwarded to the County Attorney’s Office for possible charges, police officials said.
Appeals Court Upholds Phony Lawyer`s Conviction
A federal appeals court has rejected the appeal of a man convicted in North Dakota of impersonating a lawyer. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an opinion released Monday upheld the conviction and prison sentence for Howard O. Kieffer, of Duluth, Minn.
Take Off: Ohio Attorney General to announce agreement with Continental and United Airlines
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray and Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson will announce an agreement with Continental and United Airlines as a result of a four-month antitrust investigation into the two airlines' proposed merger.
Lawyer says alleged NYC cabbie stabber has PTSD
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A defence lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic alcoholism.
Lawyer: Alleged NYC cabbie stabber has PTSD
A defense lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic alcoholism.
Lawyer: Student accused of stabbing Muslim cabbie in NYC has PTSD from Afghanistan experiences
A student accused of slashing a Muslim taxi driver's neck was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder brought on by the horrors of the war he witnessed while filming a documentary in Afgha...
Defense: Conn. man killed woman in home invasion
A defense lawyer, saying his client will "concede much, but not all" of the case against him, told a jury Monday that his client killed a Connecticut mother in a home invasion three years ago that also resulted in the deaths of her two children.
Conn. attorney admits client killed woman in home
FILE - This undated inmate file photo released in February 2010 by the Connecticut Department of Correction shows Steven Hayes, accused of severely beating Dr. William Petit, Jr., and killing his wife and two daughters during a home invasion in Cheshire, Conn., July 23, 2007. A trial for Hayes, one of two men charged with the crimes, begins Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 in New Haven, Conn., Superior ...
Conn. attorney admits client killed woman in home
FILE - In this July 23, 2007 file photo, firemen investigate a burned area of the home of Dr. William Petit Jr., in Cheshire, Conn. Intruders broke into the home and held the family hostage for several hours before setting the house on fire. Dr. Petit was severely beaten, and his wife and two daughters were killed. A trial begins Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 in New Haven, Conn., Superior Court for ...
Lawyer says alleged NYC cabbie stabber has PTSD
A defense lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic alcoholism.
Lawyer: Student accused of stabbing Muslim cabbie has PTSD from Afghanistan experiences
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A defence lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic alcoholism.
Lawyer: Jailed Hiker's Family Can't Afford Bail
Sarah Shourd's Family Is Appealing Iran's Demand for $500,000 Bail in Exchange for Her Release
Former NHLPA executive Ian Penny joins MLB players union as senior lawyer
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Former NHL Players' Association executive Ian Penny is joining the Major League Baseball Players Association as a senior labour lawyer.
INVESTOR ALERT: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and Former Louisiana Attorney General Notify Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc ...
NEW ORLEANS, LA--(Marketwire - September 13, 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 Northern District of Illinois on ...
Lawyer says alleged NYC cabbie stabber has PTSD
Associated Press - September 13, 2010 2:35 PM ET NEW YORK (AP) - A defense lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress...
Lawyer says alleged NYC cabbie stabber has PTSD
A defense lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic alcoholism.
Lawyer says alleged NYC cabbie stabber has PTSD
A defense lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic alcoholism.
Penny joins MLB players union as senior lawyer
Former NHL Players' Association executive Ian Penny is joining the Major League Baseball Players Association as a senior labour lawyer. He joins the staff of executive director Michael Weiner, who took over from longtime leader Donald Fehr last year.
Lawyer: Student accused of stabbing Muslim cabbie has PTSD from Afghanistan experiences
A defence lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic alcoholism.
Defence attorney says US man will 'concede much, but not all' of home invasion murder case
A defence lawyer, saying his client will "concede much, but not all" of the case against him, told a jury Monday that his client killed a woman in a home invasion three years ago that also resulted in the deaths of her two children.
Kathy Lowe gets new attorney for murder trial
A Marshall County woman charged with the murder of her husband will have a new attorney representing her on Nov. 29 when she faces a second trial.
Construction Lawyer wanted by trendy West End law firm - London - Legal -
This well known West End law firm is looking to expand their Construction team with the recruitment of an additional non contentious construction lawyer.
Lawyer: Alleged Cabbie Stabber Has PTSD
A defense lawyer says a student accused of cutting a Muslim taxi driver's neck in New York City has post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic alcoholism.
Lawyer: Algeria anti-corruption activist convicted
A lawyer says a prominent Algerian anti-corruption activist has been convicted of forgery, after human rights organizations expressed fears the case was designed to silence him.
Attorney for Hayes of Winsted: He Did It, But ... (Web First)
NEW HAVEN — New Haven Chief Public Defender Thomas Ullmann acknowledged today in his opening statement in the Cheshire triple homicide trial that his client, Steven J. Hayes, entered the home of Dr. William Petit Jr. and Jennifer Hawke Petit, and eventually sexually assaulted and killed her.
Lawyer says NYC cabbie stabber has PTSD
NEW YORK (AP) — A student accused of slashing a Muslim taxi driver's neck was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder brought on by the horrors of the war he witnessed while filming a documentary in Afghanistan, his attorney said Monday. Michael Enright also suffers from chronic alcoholism and is in ...
Lawyer: Prominent Algerian anti-corruption activist convicted of forgery
A lawyer says a prominent Algerian anti-corruption activist has been convicted of forgery, after human rights organizations expressed fears the case was designed to silence him.
Ferguson's lawyer: 'We're prepared to fight'
Bobby Ferguson's lawyer says the federal government is trying to "hang things" around his client's neck for something he didn't do.
Edmonton lawyer challenges Alberta jury system
An Edmonton lawyer is challenging Alberta's jury selection process, saying it violates the rights of aboriginal people by leaving reserves out of the pool of possible jurors.
Edmonton lawyer challenges Alberta jury system
An Edmonton lawyer is challenging Alberta's jury selection process, saying it violates the rights of aboriginal people by leaving reserves out of the pool of possible jurors.
Attorney Facing Drug Charges has License Suspended
Jessica A. Sullivan was suspended as an attorney after facing 16 counts of possession.
Which is Best, Lawyer Asks After Smoking Quran, Bible
As a Florida pastor sparked controversy over whether or not he would burn the Quran on the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, a lawyer rolled cigarettes out of pages of the Quran and Bible, then smoked them, the Telegraph reported.
Defense: Ind. teen remorseful for brother's death
A defense attorney says an Indiana teenager who pleaded guilty to charges he strangled his 10-year-old brother is remorseful.
Lawyer: Prominent Algerian anti-corruption activist convicted of forgery
A lawyer says a prominent Algerian anti-corruption activist has been convicted of forgery, after human rights organizations expressed fears the case was designed to silence him.
Grenade attack at Attorney General's Office in Matamoros
Authorities are looking for two men following a grenade attack on the Mexican Attorney General's (PGR) Office in Matamoros.
Kathy Lowe gets new attorney for murder trial
A Marshall County woman charged with the murder of her husband will have a new attorney representing her on Nov. 29 when she faces a second trial.
Lawyer of Alleged Cabbie Stabber Blames PTSD For Attack
A student accused of slashing a Muslim taxi driver's neck was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder brought on by the horrors of the war he witnessed while filming a
Trial set for Wichita lawyer on indecent liberties charge
WICHITA — A Wichita lawyer has been set for trial, charged with fondling a 12-year-old girl.
Appeals Court Upholds Phony Lawyer's Conviction
A federal court rejected the appeal of a Minnesota man convicted of impersonating a lawyer in North Dakota, saying in a ruling Monday that he misled federal courts across the country into admitting him to practice law.
Man hurt in car crash with Brady worsens, lawyer says
A lawyer for the family of a man hurt in a two-vehicle crash with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's car said his condition has worsened.
Suspected plane bomber fires lawyer
DETROIT, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The man charged with trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane fired his attorneys Monday, saying he would represent himself and plead guilty to some charges. Detroit - Lawyer - Plea - Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab - United States
Lawyer: Man in crash with Brady in worse shape
A lawyer for the family of a man hurt in a two-vehicle crash with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's car says his condition has worsened. New England Patriot - Tom Brady - Quarterback - New England - United States
Jay Mariotti Charged with Seven Misdemeanors by L.A. City District Attorney
Jay Maroitti received some bad news today – the L.A. City District Attorney’s office has charged the ESPN talking head/AOL Fanhouse columnist with seven misdemeanors, including “four domestic violence charges, false imprisonment, vandalism and grand theft,” according to TMZ. Mariotti is due in court Friday; we hope to have a freelancer down at the courthouse. [...]