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Marc Dreier's $400M Scam, The Inside Story
Lawyer Explains To "60 Minutes" How He Pulled Off The Giant Scam And Why He Did It
Lawyers play blame game over Xstrata lead case delay
The lawyer taking legal action against a mining giant over high lead levels in Mount Isa, in north-west Queensland, says Xstrata is not serious or sincere about its calls for a quick resolution in the case.
Lawyers play blame game over Xstrata lead case delay
The lawyer taking legal action against a mining giant over high lead levels in Mount Isa, in north-west Queensland, says Xstrata is not serious or sincere about its calls for a quick resolution in the case.
Prosecutor vs. legislator for NY attorney general
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A liberal lawmaker who won last week's Democratic primary now faces a Republican prosecutor for attorney general in what might be the best shot for the GOP to regain a power base in New York state government.
6. Man wanted to end ties with lawyer brothers
KLANG: Indian millionaire A. Muthuraja was slowly distancing himself from the two lawyer brothers implicated in the Datuk Sosila­wati Lawiya murder when he went missing, said his second wife S. Usharani.
City's attorney emerges as Houston's new power player
David Feldman expanded the city attorney role and clout of the legal department into areas it did not occupy under Bill White.
Jackson lawyer pleads guilty to meth charges
A Jackson County attorney originally indicted as part of a methamphetamine manufacturing conspiracy has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Jessica Anne Sullivan, 32, of Ravenswood pleaded guilty to felony counts of delivery of a controlled substance and co...
Lawyers play blame game over Xstrata lead case delay
[ABC] - The lawyer taking legal action against a mining giant over high lead levels in Mount Isa, in north-west Queensland, says Xstrata is not serious or sincere about its calls for a quick resolution in the ...
Attorney General Candidates Compete to Curb Corruption in NY
Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan, have launched initiatives and are in full campaign mode.
Missing Lawyer Subject to Law Society Enquiry
Missing Lawyer Subject to Law Society Enquiry LawFuel - The Law Jobs and News Wire - Police in Wellington suspended a two-day search for a missing lawyer on Sunday night after failing to find any sign of him.
County, state at risk in porn case?
A lawyer familiar with sex abuse cases says both governments could be liable for the actions of a foster parent who produced and possessed child pornography.
New state's attorney, sheriff will face challenges in crime-plagued Prince George's County
Angela Alsobrooks, who is almost certain to be the next state's attorney in Prince George's County, said her most ambitious goal as the county's top law-enforcement official would be to replicate a high-profile California program designed to break the cycle of crime. She also pledged to actively... Prince George - Prince George's County Maryland - Maryland - United States - Counties
County, state at risk in porn case?
A lawyer familiar with sex abuse cases says both governments could be liable for the actions of a foster parent who produced and possessed child pornography.
Lawyer finds himself in middle of McCourts' drama
Larry Silverstein drafted agreement with three copies saying 'exclusive' and three saying 'inclusive' in key reference to Dodgers ownership. He and firm may face liability claim if losing party blames him. The dispute over who owns the Dodgers may turn on one word. It is the 12th word of the second paragraph of the first exhibit of an agreement signed by Frank and Jamie McCourt six years ago.
Probe of Brooklyn Dem boss Vito Lopez gets attention of Attorney General Andrew Cuomo
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Sunday he is keeping a close eye on a secret city fraud investigation into Brooklyn Democratic boss Vito Lopez's nonprofit empire.
Idaho lawyer faces child sex-abuse charges
A North Idaho attorney is being held without bail in San Diego after allegations he sexually abused a teenage girl, including during "dates" at Southern California hotels.
Candidates for Dallas County district attorney are similar on crime
Smart on crime vs. tough on crime. Punishment vs. rehabilitation. Prevention vs. reaction. Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins and his GOP rival Danny Clancy toss these words and phrases around as November's Election Day draws near. But what do they mean for voters?
Local attorney erects liberty pole in his backyard
If nothing else, attendees of a liberty pole ceremony at a city attorney's home left united as Americans. That, as well as a political and social awakening, was what Ned Casale had in mind when planning the event.
NY trial lawyer Golub publishes 'satirical attack on authority'
After almost 40 years of taking apart the wealthy and powerful on the witness stand, New York trial lawyer Richard Golub deconstructs the system in an out-there new Orwellian novel.
Lawyer finds himself in middle of McCourts' drama
Larry Silverstein drafted agreement with three copies saying 'exclusive' and three saying 'inclusive' in key reference to Dodgers ownership. He and firm may face liability claim if losing party blames him.
Georgia attorney general race should hinge on experience, candidates say
ATLANTA - Democratic nominee Ken Hodges aims to show how bipartisan he is in hopes that his race for attorney general will hinge more on his and Republican Sam Olens' experience than on their party affiliation. That's because Hodges, the one-time Albany district attorney for 12 years, feels he's best prepared to become the state's top prosecutor. And it's because he's seen the polls showing all ...
Non-Muslim lawyer's Syarie challenge case fixed for Nov
Monday, September 20th, 2010 12:02:00 KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court (Appellate and Special Powers) this morning set Nov 25 to hear the application by the Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council's (MAIWP) application to strike out the test case where a non-Muslim counsel is challenging the requirement that a Syarie lawyer here must be a Muslim. Related to frontpage:  2
Nov 25 hearing for non-Muslim challenging Syarie lawyer requirement
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court will hear on Nov 25 the test case by a non-Muslim counsel who is challenging the requirement that a Syarie lawyer here must be a Muslim.
Court: Defense lawyer can’t keep women off jury
Rejecting a defense lawyer’s attempt to remove women from a jury, a federal appeals court Friday upheld a man’s conviction on charges of running a Hartford-area prostitution ring in which, a jury concluded, he used two underage girls and two unwilling older teenagers as prostitutes.
Lawyer outlines laws, gives advice
New beND campaign brings Lindsay to explain student rights when hosting parties and nbsp;As part of its beND campaign in response to a recent spike in alcohol-related arrests off-campus, student government hosted a lecture Sunday evening titled 'Alcohol, Parties, and the Law, and rdquo; presented by attorney C....
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.
Lawyer finds himself in middle of McCourts' drama
Larry Silverstein drafted agreement with three copies saying 'exclusive' and three saying 'inclusive' in key reference to Dodgers ownership. He and firm may face liability claim if losing party blames him. Larry Silverstein drafted agreement with three copies saying 'exclusive' and three saying 'inclusive' in key reference to Dodgers ownership. He and firm may face liability claim if losing ...
Mayor: Attorney general likes village’s direction on waste stockpile
Goshen The state attorney general doesn’t see a problem with Goshen’s waste stockpile and says the village is moving in the right direction, according to Mayor John Higgins.
E-Mail Fight Ensues in Lawsuit Over Slain Lawyer's Death
Arent Fox has been pulled into a $20 million wrongful death suit filed by the wife of a Washington lawyer who was found stabbed to death in the home of one of the firm's former partners.
Duty calls attorney to JAG office in Iraq
Combat operations are officially over in Iraq, but U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Jeff Sherman leaves for a one-year deployment there later this week.
Qantas passengers sue Airbus over terrifying plunge: lawyer
SYDNEY, Sept 20, 2010 (AFP) - - Dozens of Qantas passengers and crew are launching a multi-million dollar case against Airbus and a component-maker over a terrifying mid-air plunge which left scores injured, a lawyer said Monday.
Attorney wants sex offender's sentence reduced
The attorney for a 23-year-old convicted sex offender believes his prison sentence was excessive. P. Stephen Potter was arguing for Ryan Winters in Lincoln County District Court Monday.
US Attorney William Hochul to Speak at Chamber Awards
The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 65th anniversary by honoring ten businesses for achievements that have impacted the greater East Aurora area. Aurora Audiology & Speech Associates, Body & Soul Boot Camp, Daily’s, Kodiak Jack’s, Larwood Pharmacy, Made in America Store, Pizza Del Aureo’s, Andrea Ball, Signature Events and Terry Tomczyk, Terry’s Photo Studio will each ...
Nashville lawyer fights for protection of immigrants
How did Elliott Ozment become the attorney in Middle Tennessee's highest-profile immigration cases?
Police arrest Czech lawyer defending Armenian mafia boss
Prague, Sept 17 (CTK) - The Czech police organised crime squad (UOOZ) Friday arrested well-known defence lawyer Julius Kramaric, UOOZ spokesman Pavel Hantak told CTK, while daily Pravo said Kramaric is suspected of corruption as the defence of alleged Armenian mafia boss Andranik Soghoyan.
Feds: Berwyn lawyer intimidated Russian boy into having sex
Federal prosecutors say a wealthy international businessman-lawyer from Berwyn, charged with traveling to Russia in August 2001 to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, "psychologically manipulated" his victim through "fear and intimidation."
Eminent lawyer and man of the people
I came to know Guido de Marco sometime in 1968. A carpenter we had engaged, on completion of the work, asked me to pay him more than we had agreed. I needed the advice of a lawyer and my then fiancée’s family – from Ħamrun – suggested I approach “Dr de Marco”.
25 Nov hearing for application to strike out non-Muslim's bid to be syarie lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR, Monday 20 September 2010 (Bernama): The High Court will hear on 25 November 2010, the Federal Territory Religious Council's application to strike out a non-Muslim woman's bid to be a syarie lawyer.
9. Sosilawati murder: Lawyer hired by brothers' family to prepare defence team
KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Ravi Nekoo said Monday that he has been appointed to form a defence team for two brothers held in remand for the murder of Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others.
Nov 25 hearing to strike out Martin's bid to be syarie lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20, 2010): The High Court will hear on Nov 25, the Federal Territory Religious Council's application to strike out a non-Muslim woman's bid to be a syarie lawyer.
Court to hear application to strike out bid to be syarie lawyer Nov 25
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court will hear on Nov 25, the Federal Territory Religious Council's application to strike out a non-Muslim woman's bid to be syarie lawyer.
US Attorney William Hochul to Speak at Chamber Awards
The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 65th anniversary by honoring ten businesses for achievements that have impacted the greater East Aurora area. Aurora Audiology & Speech Associates, Body & Soul Boot Camp, Daily’s, Kodiak Jack’s, Larwood Pharmacy, Made in America Store, Pizza Del Aureo’s, Andrea Ball, Signature Events and Terry Tomczyk, Terry’s Photo Studio will each ...
City attorney to review matter of utility hookup for fire station
Strafford aldermen called upon their city attorney Tuesday, Sept. 7, to determine if a proposed new fire station north of town can be connected to city water and sewer lines.
Families not satisfied with report on sinking
BOSTON -- A lawyer for the families of two men who died when their fishing vessel sank off Gloucester in 2009 says relatives are not satisfied with the findings of a U.S Coast Guard attributing the sinking to a loss of stability.
CORRECTED: Qantas passengers sue Airbus over terrifying plunge: lawyer
SYDNEY, Sept 20, 2010 (AFP) - - Dozens of Qantas passengers and crew are launching a multi-million dollar case against Airbus and a component-maker over a terrifying mid-air plunge which left scores injured, a lawyer said Monday.
Attorney: Texas man accused of killing his 3 children previously threatened to kill himself
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas father accused of shooting his three children to death as they slept had previously threatened to kill or hurt himself if he lost visitation rights, an attorney said.
Dead Fishermen's Kin Unhappy With Report
A lawyer for the families of two men who died when their fishing vessel sank off Gloucester in 2009 says relatives are not satisfied with the findings of a U.S Coast Guard report attributing the sinking to a loss of stability.
Lawyer threatens legal action against KBC show promoters
Mumbai, Sep 20 (PTI) Alleging that the advertisement being aired for upcoming edition of quiz show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' is derogatory to the clarion call given by Netaji Subash Chandra Bose for fighting the British, a lawyer has threatened legal action.
Murder Suspect to Plead Insanity by Caffeine
Lawyer Says Kentucky Man Killed Wife Because Mix of Soda, Energy Drinks and Diet Pills Made Him Unstable
Murder Suspect to Plead Insanity by Caffeine
Lawyer Says Kentucky Man Killed Wife Because Mix of Soda, Energy Drinks and Diet Pills Made Him Unstable