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Plaintiffs disappear in PNG waste dumping case
The lawyer acting for a group of landowners trying to stop a mine from dumping waste into the sea in Papua New Guinea says her clients have disappeared.
State attorney general's office prosecuting kidnapping, sexual assault case against Farwell man
GLADWIN — The trial for a Surrey Township man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl began today in Gladwin County.A special prosecutor from the state Attorney General’s office is trying the case that began nearly two years...
Lawyer: Rainey shouldn't be crucified because he 'misspoke in text'
It's been nearly a week since Florida wide receiver Chris Rainey was arrested and charged with felony aggravated stalking for, among other things, sending a text to his on-again, off-again girlfriend that read "time to die b-tch...".Additionally, he reportedly...
McCourts’ Divorce Case Keeps Tarnishing the Dodgers
Jamie McCourt, a lawyer, says that she signed postnuptial documents without reading them but that they didn’t affect team ownership.
Lawyer believes Chris Rainey won't face felony charges
Lawyer believes Chris Rainey won't face felony charges
Los Angeles attorney sentenced to probation for dissuading a witness
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA : A Los Angeles attorney on Monday was sentenced to probation for tampering with a witness and will also be disbarred, prosecutors said.
Alabama attorney general's race: Republican Luther Strange raised $800,000; Democrat James Anderson, $90,000
Strange's campaign spent a lot more money than Anderson, however, so their campaign funds had similar balances at the end of last week.
Attorney of 3 children killed: They loved their father
HOUSTON—An attorney appointed to represent three children in a custody hearing said he saw no clues their father might want to harm them. Detectives say Mohammad Goher, 47, killed his three children Sunday while they slept at his home during a court-appointed visit. It happened in the 13000 block of Homestead in northeast Harris County. After Goher’s two daughters, ages 14 and 7, and a 12-year ...
U.S. Attorney Probes O'Donnell Spending
The U.S. Attorney's office is looking into claims by a watchdog group that Tea Party hero Christine O'Donnell used campaign funds for personal expenses.
Bedford attorney disbarred over debt-collection issues
Suspended twice before, Joan Myers says Ford Motor Credit Co. assisted the state bar with its investigation of her conduct.
Michael Allen attorney Neal Rose alleges Oneida Police misconduct because of doctored photo
ONEIDA — Assertions of misconduct by the Oneida Police Department play a large role in Attorney Neal Rose’s defense of accused arsonist Michael Allen.
Lawyer told cabbie 'I'm going to die'
A WEALTHY British lawyer told a taxi driver he was doomed hours before he was shot by police after a five-hour siege at his home.
Lawyer told cabbie 'I'm going to die'
A WEALTHY British lawyer told a taxi driver he was doomed hours before he was shot by police after a five-hour siege at his home.
Lawyer told cabbie 'I'm going to die'
A WEALTHY British lawyer told a taxi driver he was doomed hours before he was shot by police after a five-hour siege at his home.
Lawyer arrested for having cocaine in Winona Co. courtroom sentenced
Last month, 43 year old Chuck Ramsay plead guilty to third-degree possession of cocaine.
Attorney Investigates Police Takedown Of Elderly Man
A high-profile attorney says he has launched an investigation after an 84-year-old World War II veteran was critically injured while being arrested by an Orlando police officer.
LA attorney gets 3 years for witness tampering
Associated Press - September 20, 2010 11:04 PM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles attorney has been sentenced to three years of probation for witness tampering.
LA attorney gets 3 years for witness tampering
A Los Angeles attorney has been sentenced to three years of probation for witness tampering.
Attorney questions validity in case of search warrant
Attorneys skirmished Monday in Waynesboro General District Court because of police methods used in a search and arrest in a drugs and guns case.
Cuccinelli, Va. delegate accused of bypassing lawmakers in legal-opinion tactic
RICHMOND -- Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II has issued several controversial legal opinions in the past few months, concluding, for instance, that police could check the immigration status of those stopped by law-enforcement officers, that the state could impose stricter oversight of ... Virginia - Law - United States - Ken Cuccinelli - Attorney general
Lawyer gets probation for cocaine charge
The lawyer for a convicted killer was sentenced to 10 yearsprobation Monday for possessing cocaine in a Winonacourtroom.
Lawyer told cabbie 'I'm going to die'
A DIVORCE lawyer told a taxi driver he was doomed hours before he was shot by police after a five-hour siege at his home.
Lawyer told cabbie 'I'm going to die'
A DIVORCE lawyer told a taxi driver he was doomed hours before he was shot by police after a five-hour siege at his home.
Lawyer told cabbie 'I'm going to die'
A DIVORCE lawyer told a taxi driver he was doomed hours before he was shot by police after a five-hour siege at his home.
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem : Legacy Fund would ‘dislocate’ other oil, gas funds
A proposed constitutional Legacy Fund to potentially putbillions of oil tax dollars into a lockbox for the future willcreate some problems for the Legislature if it passes.
Attorney general hopeful wants to retire Tom Miller
MASON CITY — Brenna Findley said the same issue comes upwherever she takes her campaign for attorney general: Jobs
Dubai - Lawyer claims client is tortured by police, seeks forensic report
Dubai - Lawyer claims client is tortured by police, seeks forensic report
Retrial will take more than a month: Lawyer
The lawyer for Fijian chief Ratu Inoke Takiveikata facing a retrial over charges relating to the November 2000 mutiny at the army barracks today informed the trial judge he will not be able to met the judge’s deadline of a four-week trial.
Attorney blames unions in fee fight
An attorney for a California company accused unions on Monday of igniting the brouhaha over Filipino teachers recruited to work in East Baton Rouge Parish and other public-school systems in Louisiana.
Attorney in homicide case hopes to avoid trial
LEWISTOWN - The defense attorney representing a man charged with killing his neighbor over an alleged ongoing property dispute, is hoping to resolve the case without a trial. A preliminary hearing for Charles A. Trimmer Jr.
Budget, gangs top concerns of GOP state's attorney candidate
Despite making his third attempt at becoming the DeKalb County State’s Attorney, Sycamore attorney Clay Campbell said he is not interested in being a politician.
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.
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.
Attorney elected to Futures board
Jeremy Hill, an attorney with Bogin Munns & Munns, has been named to the board of the Futures Foundation for Volusia County Schools.
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.
Attorney says Fort Hood hearing should be closed
FORT HOOD, Texas???A military officer is expected to decide Thursday whether allowing the media and others to hear testimony next month from those who survived last year's shooting rampage at Fort Hood will jeopardize the suspect's right to a fair.
NAU grad to be next city attorney
The top attorney for the tiny town of Pinetop-Lakeside, RosemaryRosales, is close to becoming Flagstaff's next city attorney
Lawyer to explain his role in McCourt divorce case
The Boston attorney who represented Jamie and Frank McCourt will likely be a key witness when he's expected to testify Tuesday at the couple's divorce trial.
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.
Attorney: Dismiss Sanchez sex charge
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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.
Lawyer probes Witt’s past - Tue, 21 Sep 2010 PST
TACOMA – Margaret Witt, a decorated Air Force flight nurse from Spokane, said she was “absolutely shocked” when a military lawyer said she was under investigation for homosexual conduct. Taking the stand Monday in U.S. District Court where she is contesting her 2006 discharge under the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, Witt said she was asked about her female roommate by a military ...
Will Mattly was longtime lawyer, DA for Butte County
OROVILLE — Will Mattly is being inducted into the Hall of Fame as an Oroville High School graduate, but he also served the community and county as a longtime lawyer and former Butte County district attorney.
Marshfield attorney disbarred
Charles Balkam, a Marshfield attorney, has been disbarred by the state’s highest court for allegedly mishandling real estate funds under his care.
Lusty lawyer bust turned marriage around
It's not the kind of advice you'd usually get from a marriage counselor. A tax lawyer saved his marriage by getting busted for trying to blackmail an ex-lover into sending him nude photos and hooking up with her again -- according to his wife. In court papers filed...
U.S. attorney for Eastern District installed
Zane David Memeger was sworn into office Monday as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in a ceremony attended by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Sens. Arlen Specter and Bob Casey.
Lawyer: Verzosa will be cleared of liability in Luneta fiasco
MANILA, Philippines – The lawyer of former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Jesus Verzosa on Tuesday predicted his client would be cleared of any liability for the August 23 hostage taking incident in Manila. (Anthony Vargas)
U.S. attorney for Eastern District installed
Zane David Memeger was sworn into office Monday as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in a ceremony attended by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Sens. Arlen Specter and Bob Casey.
U.S. attorney for Eastern District installed
Zane David Memeger was sworn into office Monday as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in a ceremony attended by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Sens. Arlen Specter and Bob Casey.
Lawyer to explain his role in McCourt divorce case
Associated Press - September 21, 2010 4:04 AM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Boston attorney who represented Jamie and Frank McCourt is expected to testify at the couple's divorce trial.