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Judge, lawyer, ‘war hero’ Joe Farish, 89, dies
Joe Farish, a high-profile lawyer and former municipal judge, died Monday. The Jupiter Island resident was 89.
Parents Retain Attorney In HSE Bullying Incident
The parents of a Hamilton Southeastern High School student are not satisfied with how the school handled a bullying incident and have retained an attorney to push the issue.
Commercial Litigation And Employment Lawyer, Contract
Commercial Litigation and Employment Lawyer, Contract The candidate will deal with a mixed case load of commercial litigation and employment cases. Will carry out management duties leading a team of four.
Attorney General Richard Cordray launches web page on missing persons, cold cases
The Ohio Attorney General's office has created a web page where information will be stored on unsolved homicides and missing persons cases.
Suppression laws need to be tougher - lawyer
A top criminal lawyer says larger fines are needed for those who break name suppression orders, if it's to really act as a deterrent.
Lawyer: Smith case prosecutor encouraged perjury
A defense lawyer angrily accused a prosecutor of encouraging perjury by a key witness at the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial.
Lawyer: Kid Rock defending himself in '07 fight
Kid Rock and his entourage were trying to defend themselves from another customer at a suburban Atlanta Waffle House when a fight broke out in 2007, said a lawyer for the musician who was in court Tuesday.
Lawyer: Kid Rock defending himself in '07 fight
DECATUR, GA. — Kid Rock and his entourage were trying to defend themselves from another customer at a suburban Atlanta Waffle House when a fight broke out in 2007, said a lawyer for the musician who was in court Tuesday.
Dem attorney general primary coming to end amid flurry of body blows
Associated PressDemocratic attorney general hopefuls share a light moment on the set of their televised debate on Sept. 7. From left are Eric Schneiderman, Richard Brodsky, Kathleen Rice, Eric Dinallo and Sean Coffey. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The five-way battle...
Judge, lawyer, ‘war hero’ Joe Farish dies
Joe Farish, a high-profile lawyer and former municipal judge, died Monday. The Jupiter Island resident was 89.
Attorney: Adenhart's death not murder
SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The man whose minivan crashed into a car carrying Nick Adenhart, killing the Los Angeles Angels pitcher, didn't commit murder, the man's lawyer said Tuesday. Nick Adenhart - Murder - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Pitcher - California
Lawyer: Smith case prosecutor encouraged perjury
Howard K. Stern's lawyer angrily accused a prosecutor Tuesday of encouraging perjury by a key witness at the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial.
Attorney: Duley case similar to Ohio insanity case where mother was found not guilty
Defense attorney says Shaquan Duley's case is similar to that of Amber Hill in Ohio. Hill was found not guilty by reason of insanity and did not go to jail.
Attorney general holds talks in US
HE the Attorney General Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Merri has met the US Assistant Secretary of Treasury Neal S.Wolin. The two officials exchanged views on ways to combat money laundering.
Attorney: Skiatook principal's suspension was 'payback'
The suspension of Skiatook High School’s principal is retaliation for her speaking out against the district’s interim superintendent at a school board meeting this summer, her attorney said Tuesday.
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and Former Louisiana Attorney General Urge Shareholders with Large Financial Interests in ...
NEW ORLEANS----Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and Former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr. urge shareholders in Education Management Corporation to inquire about the firm’s securities class action filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of the Company between October 2, 2009 and August 3, 2010 ...
Will Georgia's Next Attorney General Oppose Federal Healthcare Plan?
The multi-state lawsuit against the federal health care plan becomes an issue in Georgia's Attorney General race.
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and Former Louisiana State Attorney General Urge Shareholders with Large Financial Interests in ...
NEW ORLEANS----Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and Former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr. urge shareholders in Almost Family, Inc. to inquire about the firm’s securities fraud class action filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of the Company between August 5, 2009 and June 30, 2010, inclusive .
Ill. EPA asks attorney general's office to take action against Enbridge
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has asked the state attorney general's office to pursue enforcement action against a Canadian company over a Chicago-area oil leak.
Sangamon County To Get New State's Attorney
Springfield, IL- Sangamon County should have a new State's Attorney before the end of the month. Current First Assistant State's Attorney John Milhiser has been nominated to the post by Sangamon County
Former Fargo attorney pleads guilty to charges connected to drunken driving crash
A former Fargo attorney pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Clay County District Court to charges connected to a drunk-driving crash on June 11 and was sentenced to nine months of jail time.
Ill. EPA asks attorney general's office to take action against Enbridge
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has asked the state attorney general's office to pursue enforcement action against a Canadian company over a Chicago-area oil leak.
Memphis Defense Attorney Dies at 72
He may have looked like Santa Claus but he fought like the devil for his clients. Family and friends are mourning the loss of Memphis defense attorney Wayne Emmons who died late last week from complications with pneumonia.
Lawyer: Kid Rock defending himself in '07 fight
Kid Rock and his entourage were trying to defend themselves from another customer at a suburban Atlanta Waffle House when a fight broke out in 2007, said a lawyer for the musician who was in court Tuesday.
Lawyer says witness lied at prosecutor's urging
The lawyer for Howard K. Stern has asked a judge to strike a key witness' entire testimony in the Anna Nicole Smith drug case, claiming she committed perjury at the urging of the prosecutor.
2. Datuk lawyer ordered killings
KUALA LUMPUR: The murder of millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others was carried out under the orders of the Datuk lawyer, identified as the mastermind.
Defence lawyer claims prosecutor encouraged perjury by witness in Anna Nicole Smith case
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A defence lawyer angrily accused a prosecutor Tuesday of encouraging perjury by a key witness at the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial.
Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft Speaks at Southeastern
Just before giving an address Tuesday, the former U.S. Attorney General - who has sung in gospel quartets - joined in as the morning chapel service concluded with the singing of "Great Is Thy Faithfulness."
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.
Attorney: Women settle groping suit with spa
Six women have reached a multi-million-dollar settlement with a San Francisco Bay area spa where they say a masseuse groped them.
Attorney: Women settle groping suit with spa
Associated Press - September 14, 2010 8:34 PM ET SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) - Six women have reached a multi-million-dollar settlement with a San Francisco Bay area spa where they say a masseuse...
Attorney: Adenhart suspect 'not a murderer'
A defense attorney told a jury today that a former Riverside man caused a drunken driving crash that killed Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart hours after he had just pitched his scoreless season debut. "He did it," Jacqueline Goodman bluntly told the jury. "It's something he has to live with for the rest of his life. But Andrew Gallo is not a murderer."
Attorney: Women settle groping suit with spa
SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) — Six women have reached a multi-million-dollar settlement with a San Francisco Bay area spa where they say a masseuse groped them. The women's attorney, Todd Emanuel, says the settlement with the defunct Sandra Caron European Spa in San Mateo totaled more than $1 million for four of the women. He says details of the settlement with the other two women were confidential ...
Attorney general, Essex County prosecutor to review Newark police internal affairs
Review comes after ACLU petitioned feds to investigate police department, saying it needs a monitor to stem police misconduct
Attorney: Women settle groping suit with spa
Associated Press - September 14, 2010 8:34 PM ET SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) - Six women have reached a multi-million-dollar settlement with a San Francisco Bay area spa where they say a masseuse...
Attorney: Women settle groping suit with spa
SAN MATEO, CALIF. — Six women have reached a multi-million-dollar settlement with a San Francisco Bay area spa where they say a masseuse groped them.
Former US lawyer jailed over Ponzi scheme
A US judge has sentenced a disbarred lawyer to nearly 11 years in prison for money laundering conspiracy in the $US3.7 billion ($A3.94 billion) Ponzi scheme allegedly run by Minnesota businessman Tom Petters.
Lawyer probed in relative's death
BANTING: The lawyer at the centre of a murder investigation is also being probed over the killing of a relative. P. Balasandram, who operates a workshop in Banting, told the New Straits Times yesterday that he was slashed in December 2008.
Lawyer says witness lied at prosecutor's urging
The lawyer for Howard K. Stern has asked a judge to strike a key witness' entire testimony in the Anna Nicole Smith drug case, claiming she committed perjury at the urging of the prosecutor.
Lawyer says witness lied at prosecutor's urging
The lawyer for Howard K. Stern has asked a judge to strike a key witness' entire testimony in the Anna Nicole Smith drug case, claiming she committed perjury at the urging of the prosecutor.
Lawyer says witness lied at prosecutor's urging
Associated Press - September 14, 2010 9:55 PM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - The lawyer for Howard K. Stern has asked a judge to strike a key witness' entire testimony in the Anna Nicole Smith drug...
Lawyer: Smith case prosecutor encouraged perjury
Howard K. Stern's lawyer angrily accused a prosecutor Tuesday of encouraging perjury by a key witness at the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial.
Lawyer: Smith case prosecutor encouraged perjury
A defense lawyer angrily accused a prosecutor of encouraging perjury by a key witness at the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial.
Police visit office of lawyer Datuk
BANTING: Police yesterday visited the office of a lawyer Datuk to find proof of his involvement in a cheating case leading to the gruesome murder of Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others.
Lawyer: Smith case prosecutor encouraged perjury
Howard K. Stern's lawyer angrily accused a prosecutor Tuesday of encouraging perjury by a key witness at the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial.
Attorney general primary: No immediate winner
NEW YORK (AP) — Preliminary results in the statewide Democratic primary for New York attorney general show Nassau County prosecutor Kathleen Rice leading but the five-way race still too close to call.
Lawyer says witness lied at prosecutor's urging
AP - The lawyer for Howard K. Stern has asked a judge to strike a key witness' entire testimony in the Anna Nicole Smith drug case, claiming she committed perjury at the urging of the prosecutor.
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.
Panama City attorney doubts city will refund $566,000
PANAMA CITY — Panama City’s attorney does not believe mortgages issued to Glenn Powell for construction of affordable housing in 1988 are invalid, despite objections from the borrower’s ex-wife. Linda Powell paid the city about $566,000 when...
No immediate winner in attorney general primary
NEW YORK — Preliminary results in the statewide Democratic primary for New York attorney general show Nassau County prosecutor Kathleen Rice leading but the five-way race still too close to call. Unofficial partial returns have Rice leading on Long Island,...