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Man in molestation case mentally ill, says lawyer
The lawyer for an 81-year-old man accused of exposing himself to two young girls at a Richland playg
Attorney says Natalee Holloway's mother confronted suspect Van der Sloot in Peruvian jail
NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of an Alabama teen who vanished in Aruba in 2005 entered a Peruvian jail and talked directly with the Dutchman suspected in her daughter's disappearance, her attorney said Friday.
Lead Plaintiff's Attorney In Forest Pharmaceuticals Case Says $313 Million Award Is 'Tip of the Iceberg' of Future Off ...
Fresh off his victory for a whistle-blower in the Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. lawsuit, attorney David Stone is setting his sights on the billions of dollars of settlements he expects awarded in future legal actions involving off-labeling marketing practices.
Keshya Williams: If in a car accident, contact personal injury attorney
Dear Attorney Williams: My friend got in a car accident and was hurt badly. She was a passenger in the car. The driver of the car she was at fault and tested positive for marijuana. How will my friend get her medical bills paid because she was taken to the hospital from (the accident scene) and had to have surgery?
District Attorney s Office Obtains Conviction In Decade Old Homicide
The Orleans Parish District Attorney's office obtained the conviction of Rudy Francis, 56, late Thursday night.
Lawyer: Credit officer delaying investigation
The prosecutor in the administrative case filed against Cebu City Medical Center credit officer Lourdes Archua believes that the latter's camp is using dilatory tactic by filing separate motions either to suspend or reset the hearings.
Attorney accused in meth ring pleads to reduced charges
A Jackson County attorney originally indicted as part of a vast methamphetamine manufacturing conspiracy has entered a plea to reduced charges. Ravenswood attorney Jessica Anne Sullivan, 32, entered a plea to felony counts of delivery of a contro...
Muslim lawyer alleges police brutality
THE high-profile Muslim lawyer Adam Houda has been arrested again while walking near his home in what he says is the most outrageous example yet of racial vilification, harassment and brutality by police.
Prince settles lawyer case
Prince comes to a $50,000 settlement with lawyer instead of going to court.
Prince settles lawyer case
Prince comes to a $50,000 settlement with lawyer instead of going to court.
Attorney: Morgan Freeman, wife finalize divorce
Actor Morgan Freeman and his wife have finalized their divorce in Mississippi.
Attorney Gregory Forman Takes One for the Team
Here is another post from the blog of Charleston family attorney Gregory Forman. Few lawyers can make the law more interesting than Forman.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Lawyer for Lynnwood mayor rebuffs critics
But members of the City Council maintain their opposition to the mayor's behavior.
Feds: Grand Rapids lawyer backs out of plea deal
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A negotiated criminal charge against a well-known Grand Rapids lawyer has been dismissed after he backed out of a plea deal in a tax case.
Lawyer for Lynnwood mayor rebuffs critics
But members of the City Council maintain their opposition to the mayor's behavior.
Attorney Offers Checklist of Documents Needed to Defend Against VeraSun Actions
A Cedar Rapids bankruptcy attorney provided farmers with a checklist of documents they need to collect to defend themselves against VeraSun, AgriNews reported. Hundreds of Midwestern farmers received letters from now-bankrupt VeraSun demanding repayment of 80 percent of the money the farmers were paid for corn in 2008.
GR lawyer rejects plea deal in tax case
A negotiated criminal charge against a well-known Grand Rapids lawyer has been dismissed after he backed out of a plea deal in a tax case.
Lawyer For Bey's Associate Compares Client To Nazi Goering
OAKLAND, Calif. -- A lawyer for Antoine Mackey, an associate of former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV, compared Mackey to an associate of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler Thursday while arguing that the triple-murder trial of Mackey and Bey should be moved away from Alameda County.
Holloway's mom confronts van der Sloot in prison: lawyer
The mother of Natalee Holloway, an American student who disappeared on holiday in Aruba in 2005, entered a maximum security prison here and confronted the Dutch man suspected of killing her daughter, the man's lawyer said Friday.
Lawyer's contempt jailing related to $4 million dispute
A respected Las Vegas defense attorney was jailed Tuesday following a years long estate battle in which about $4 million is reportedly unaccounted for.
Michigan attorney general rips employee for anti-gay blog
DETROIT A lawyer in the state attorney general's appellate division has been criticized by his boss over anti-gay blogs aimed at the University of Michigan Student Assembly's openly gay president. Andrew Shirvell has been linked to a blog titled the "Chris Armstrong Watch" in which Armstrong repeatedly is referred to as a "radical homosexual activist." Attorney General Mike Cox says in a ...
Michigan attorney general rips employee for anti-gay blog
DETROIT — A lawyer in the state attorney general's appellate division has been criticized by his boss over anti-gay blogs aimed at the University of Michigan Student Assembly's openly gay president.
Wisconsin attorney general candidate Scott Hassett lacks credits to practice law
The state board that evaluates attorneys says Democratic attorney general candidate Scott Hassett doesnt have enough credits to practice law.
District Attorney's Office Obtains Conviction in Decade Old Homicide
District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office obtained the conviction of Rudy Francis, 56, late Thursday night. Following a three-day trial, the jury found the defendant guilty of manslaughter for killing Larry Lawrence in 2000.
Lead Plaintiff's Attorney In Forest Pharmaceuticals Case Says $313 Million Award Is 'Tip of the Iceberg' of Future Off ...
SHORT HILLS, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off his victory for a whistle-blower in the Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. lawsuit, attorney David Stone is setting his sights on the billions of dollars of settlements he expects awarded in future legal actions involving off-labeling marketing practices. "The award of $313 million in the Forest Pharmaceuticals case is just the tip of the iceberg ...
Attorney General rips employee for anti-gay blog
DETROIT (AP) — A lawyer in the state attorney general's appellate division has been criticized by his boss over anti-gay blogs aimed at the University of Michigan Student Assembly's openly gay president.
Calumet Co. District Attorney caught sexting says he's getting therapy
Ken Kratz says he's the victim of a "smear campaign" A Wisconsin district attorney says he'll get therapy and consider taking time off work but won't resign over sexually tinged text messages to a domestic abuse victim.
Lawyer for Josh Lueke goes on KJR AM 950
Some of you may have heard, in listening to KJR AM 950's Mitch in the Morning show that David Torres, the lawyer for Josh Lueke, went on the air to defend his client. You can hear the interview by clicking right here.
Calumet County District Attorney Apologizes, Will Stay in Office
Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz addressed the media and apologized Friday afternoon in the face of calls for his resignation.
Calumet County District Attorney Apologizes, Will Stay in Office
Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz addressed the media and apologized Friday afternoon in the face of calls for his resignation.
Attorney General Asks Insurance Regulators To Reconsider Anthem Rate Hikes
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is asking Connecticut insurance regulators to reconsider rate hikes of more than 20 percent in some cases for the state's largest insurer.
Attorney Sexting Abuse Victim
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin district attorney says he'll get therapy and consider taking time off work but won't resign over sexually tinged... Visit WMDT.com for the full story
Hospitals want Attorney General to set up rules for sale of Caritas to Cerebus
A group of three hospitals in eastern Massachusetts have appealed to the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office to impose conditions on the sale of the Caritas Christi Health Care system to Cerebus Capital Management. Included in the Caritas chain, which is currently owned by Archdiocese of Boston, are Norwood Hospital and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.
Lawyer for Lynnwood mayor rebuffs critics
But members of the City Council maintain their opposition to the mayor's behavior.
United States Attorney General Eric Holder Visits Poconos
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was in Skytop,Monroe County to talk to Federal Court Officials.
Attorney General King counters Riley argument of BP lawsuit
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Attorney General Troy King fired back, "This irresponsible budget caused proration, not my lawsuit," as he denies his lawsuit against BP had any impact on the company's denial of an $148 million claim.
Retired Tamaqua attorney joins race for seat in 124th
Frustration with Republicans and Democrats has led retired patent attorney Dante Picciano to throw his hat into the political ring.Picciano, 66, of Tamaqua, has gathered more than the required 300 signatures and will appear as an independent candidate o
Ace Attorney Investigations 2 preview: My first game of Logic Chess
Despite the obvious problems with trying to play a graphical text adventure in Japanese, I attempted the Ace Attorney Investigations 2 TGS demo. I was able to glean at least the premise and highlights of the first case: a politician is shot during a speech, immediately following the landing of his plane, and Miles Edgeworth and Dick Gumshoe are assigned to investigate it. As tends to happen in ...
Woman in Ken Kratz Case Hires Attorney
Attorney Mike Fox told Action 2 News Friday he was hired within the past 24 hours to protect her privacy and pursue possible civil action against Kratz.
Nevada attorney general warns of grandparent scam
The first call will be an individual who claims to be a relative or someone claiming to be from the police. A second call will be from someone posing as an attorney. They recipient of the call is asked to wire money to Canada or some other foreign country.
Nevada attorney general warns of grandparent scam
The first call will be an individual who claims to be a relative or someone claiming to be from the police. A second call will be from someone posing as an attorney. They recipient of the call is asked to wire money to Canada or some other foreign country.
Lawyer for Lynnwood mayor rebuffs critics
But members of the City Council maintain their opposition to the mayor's behavior.
Continental, United Merger Should Be Stopped, Lawyer Argues in U.S. Court
Continental Airlines Inc. ’s merger with UAL Corp. , approved by shareholders today, should be blocked because the combination would create a monopoly, a lawyer representing consumers argued in federal court.
Attorney Plans Insanity Defense For Knox
The attorney representing Eric Knox, 28, says that his client planned to use an insanity defense in his trial on charges of killing his pregnant girlfriend.
6. Strong case against lawyer brothers
KUALA LUMPUR: Police believe they have established a strong case against two lawyer brothers and six others over the murder of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and her three associates.
Chief State's Attorney Won't Investigate Bysiewicz
Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane said Friday that he won't pursue a criminal investigation into a 36,000-name constituent database maintained by Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz.
Pune lawyer stands up to Bar, will defend Bakery blast accused
In the lynch-mob clamour of Punes lawyer fraternity, a solitary voice strikes a dissenting note of calm good sense.
Lawyer for Lynnwood mayor rebuffs critics
But members of the City Council maintain their opposition to the mayor's behavior.
Attorney General Mark Shurtleff may investigate controversial $13 million payout
SALT LAKE CITY — Attorney General Mark Shurtleff said Friday he should have been alerted to the $13 million payment...
Lawyer for Lynnwood mayor rebuffs critics
But members of the City Council maintain their opposition to the mayor's behavior.