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Two Lawyer Brothers Appoint Counsel To Represent Them
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Two lawyer brothers, under police custody to facilitate investigations into the murder of cosmetics queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three other people, have appointed a lawyer to represent them.
Two Lawyer Brothers Appoint Counsel To Represent Them
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Two lawyer brothers, under police custody to facilitate investigations into the murder of cosmetics queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three other people, have appointed a lawyer to represent them.
District attorney: Paris Hilton to enter plea deal, dodge felony charge in Vegas drug arrest
LAS VEGAS - Paris Hilton is expected to plead guilty to two misdemeanor charges stemming from her arrest for drug possession last month at a Las Vegas hotel-casino.
Lawyer brothers appoint counsel to represent them
KUALA LUMPUR: Two lawyer brothers, under police custody to facilitate investigations into the murder of cosmetics queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three other people, have appointed a lawyer to represent them.
Four Dead As Lawyer Opens Fire In Hospital
Four people including a five-year-old boy have been killed after a woman opened fire in a hospital in Germany.
District attorney: Paris Hilton to enter plea deal, dodge felony charge in Vegas drug arrest
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Paris Hilton is expected to plead guilty to two misdemeanour charges stemming from her arrest for drug possession last month at a Las Vegas hotel-casino.
Lawyer brothers appoint counsel to represent them
KUALA LUMPUR - Two lawyer brothers, under police custody to facilitate investigations into the murder of cosmetics queen Sosilawati Lawiya and three other people, have appointed a lawyer to represent them.
Lawyer brothers appoint counsel to represent them
KUALA LUMPUR, Monday 20 September 2010 (Bernama): Two lawyer brothers, under police custody to facilitate investigations into the murder of cosmetics tycoon Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three other people, have appointed a lawyer to represent them.
Attorney: Morgan Freeman, wife have finalized their divorce in Mississippi
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Actor Morgan Freeman and his wife have finalized their divorce in Mississippi.
Attorney Says Man Falsely Confessed To Killing Wife
The lawyer for a man accused of strangling his wife argues that excessive caffeine left the defendant so sleep-deprived and mentally unstable that he falsely confessed to the killing.
An attorney stole $93,000 from his employer in Chagrin Falls
Paul Peterson stole about $93,000 between April 2008 and March 2009, when he wrote corporate checks to himself, prosecutor's spokesman Ryan Miday said.
Attorney general Ken Cuccinelli in Newport News this morning
Attorney general Ken Cuccinelli is in Newport Newport this morning to speak at the annual conference of the Virginia Sheriffs' Association.
Attorney: Texas man accused of killing his 3 children previously threatened to kill himself
HOUSTON - An attorney says a Texas father accused of shooting his three children to death had previously threatened to kill or hurt himself if he lost visitation rights.
Lawyer killed by UK police quoted 'The End' in SMS
LONDON - A friend says a lawyer shot dead by police in London sent a text message quoting The Doors lyric "This is the end" shortly before his death.
Judge: Finding Lawyer For Accused Cop Killer 'No Easy Task'
A judge has appointed a new attorney to represent a man in the death penalty phase of his trial on charges of killing three Pittsburgh police officers more than a year ago.
Friend: Lawyer shot dead by UK police sent SMS quoting The Doors' 'The End' before death
LONDON - A friend says a lawyer shot dead by police in London sent a text message quoting The Doors lyric "This is the end" shortly before his death.
Friend: Lawyer shot dead by UK police sent SMS quoting The Doors' 'The End' before death
LONDON - A friend says a lawyer shot dead by police in London sent a text message quoting The Doors lyric "This is the end" shortly before his death.
Two Lawyer Brothers Appoint Counsel to Represent Them
Reading the news recently on a certain residents of this country that’s been giving the enumerators a hard time as they were not able to converse in the national language ...
Two Lawyer Brothers Appoint Counsel to Represent Them
KUALA LUMPUR, 20 SEPTEMBER, 2010 : Two lawyer brothers, under police custody to facilitate investigations into the murder of cosmetics queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three other people, have appointed a lawyer to represent them.
Attorney general sets sights on Anthem rate hike
Elected officials are criticizing the state Insurance Department for approving health insurance rate hikes of more than 20 percent for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
UPDATE: Lawyer says 'Sexting' DA to fight for job
The attorney for the Wisconsin prosecutor caught sending racy text messages says if anyone tries to remove his client from office, he would argue other district attorneys have done worse and kept their jobs.
Update: Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz pondered lesser charge before starting sexting takes medical leave
Ken Kratz, the Calumet County district attorney caught sending racy text messages to a domestic abuse victim, is going on medical leave.
D.A. Ken Kratz Announces Medical Leave, Hires Attorney
District Attorney Ken Kratz announced he's going on medical leave effectively immediately, and hired an attorney. People in Calumet County are critical of his reaction.
Region 1 Hires Attorney to Study Departures
FALLS VILLAGE—The Region 1 Board of Education voted Monday night to hire attorney Jeffrey Pingpank, a partner at Cooney, Scully and Dowling of Hartford, to investigate the sudden resignations of Housatonic Valley Regional High School principal Gretchen Foster Mosca and assistant principal Mary Ann Buchanan.
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.
Shot lawyer warned of 'the end'
A barrister who was shot dead by police during a stand-off sent a text to his friend saying, "This is the end", an inquest hears.
Shot lawyer warned of 'the end'
A barrister who was shot dead by police during a stand-off sent a text to his friend saying, "This is the end", an inquest hears.
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says Wis. DA to fight for job
The attorney for the Wisconsin prosecutor caught sending racy text messages says if anyone tries to remove his client from office, he would argue other district attorneys have done worse and kept their jobs.
Privacy lawyer challenges police view of intercept law
The claim by London's Metropolitan Police that the interception of messages is only illegal when the message has not been listened to, read or collected by the recipient has been challenged by a privacy law expert.
Attorney: Skiatook High School Principal Back On The Job
Richard O'Carroll told the News On 6 the school district's lawyer talked to him over the weekend and said Brogan could return to work on Monday, September 20, 2010. Skiatook Students Protest Principal's Suspension In Front Of High School
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.
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says Wis. DA to fight for job
Associated Press - September 20, 2010 11:35 AM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The attorney for the Wisconsin prosecutor caught sending racy text messages says if anyone tries to remove his client from...
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says Wis. DA to fight for job
Associated Press - September 20, 2010 11:35 AM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The attorney for the Wisconsin prosecutor caught sending racy text messages says if anyone tries to remove his client from...
Lawyer says Wisconsin DA in 'sexting' case to fight for job
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The attorney for the Wisconsin prosecutor caught sending racy text messages says if anyone tries to remove his client from office, he would argue other district attorneys have done worse and kept their jobs.
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says Wis. DA to fight for job
Associated Press - September 20, 2010 11:35 AM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The attorney for the Wisconsin prosecutor caught sending racy text messages says if anyone tries to remove his client from...
Dow Unit Caused Illinois Brain-Cancer Cluster, Lawyer Says as Trial Begins
A Dow Chemical Co. unit caused about 30 residents of an Illinois community to develop brain cancer because of industrial pollution from one of its plants, a lawyer told jurors.
Connecticut Attorney General Candidates Set To Debate
The Democratic and Republican nominees for
Lawyer says WI DA will fight for job
Attorney Robert J. Craanen told The Associated Press Monday he would fight any attempts to kick Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz from his post.
Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz pondered lesser charge, then started sexting
Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz told a domestic abuse victim he was considering a lesser charge against her ex-boyfriend just before he started sending her racy text messages trying to start a relationship.
'Sexting' Wisconsin prosecutor goes on medical leave, his attorney says will fight to keep job
The Wisconsin prosecutor caught sending racy text messages to a domestic abuse victim went on medical leave Monday and hired an attorney to help him keep his job.
Attorney General Richard Cordray, challenger Mike DeWine engage in spirited sparring at Plain Dealer interview
The two candidates disagree on whether the attorney general should be more involved in the federal corruption investigation in Cuyahoga County.
Wisconsin D.A. in texting scandal retains attorney, on medical leave
The Wisconsin prosecutor at the center of a texting scandal has retained an attorney, and is on medical leave, according to the Calumet County District Attorney's office.
Suspected serial killer Abuelazam's attorney reacts to more charges against his client
FLINT, Michigan — Brian Morley, one of the attorney's for suspected serial stabber Elias Abuelazam, said today he will begin combing through the evidence stemming from the latest charges against his client as soon as possible.
Wisconsin Attorney Accused of 'Sexting' Goes on Leave
A prosecutor caught sending racy text messages to a domestic abuse victim went on medical leave Monday and hired an attorney who argues the matter should not cost him his job.
LA Attorney: Caffeine Murder Defense “Tough Sell”
It's been in court before, but at least one local prosecutor says it won't be enough to save a Kentucky man accused of strangling his wife after a caffeine binge.
Council not pleased by attorney's oversight
Thelma Grimes/San Pedro Valley News-Sun Continued mistakes and oversights have some Benson City Council members thinking it may be time to search for a new city attorney.
Attorney: Colver Arrived After EDH Woman Killed
Steven "Boston" Colver, who is accused of playing a role the slaying of his girlfriend's mother, showed up at the El Dorado Hills crime scene after the woman was already dead, his defense attorney says.
Attorney: 'Botox Bandit' To Accept Plea Deal
A woman who is suspected of using someone else's identification to receive more than $3,000 of cosmetic procedures, will cut a plea deal.
Attorney: US man accused of killing his 3 children previously threatened to kill himself
HOUSTON - A 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.
Lawyer for woman on Va. death row appeals for clemency
The lawyer for Teresa Lewis, who is scheduled to be the first woman executed in Virginia in about 100 years, appealed to Gov. Bob McDonnell for clemency on Monday.