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Isaiah Howes acted in self-defense when he shot Daniel Covington, lawyer says
The lawyer for a former University of Louisville baseball player who fatally shot ex-U of L football player Daniel Covington last week said his client was acting in self defense and is cooperating with Louisville Metro police.
Mosque visit violated student rights, Wellesley mother's lawyer says
By Kathleen Burge, Globe Staff A lawyer for the Wellesley mother who allegedly recorded five sixth-grade boys participating in an... Lawyer - United States - Government - Education - Colleges and Universities
Greenbaum Attorney Nicholas P. Grippo Appointed to Board of Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce
Nicholas P. Grippo, an attorney in the Litigation Department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce.
Disbarred L.A. lawyer released after serving 18 months for contempt
A disbarred Los Angeles lawyer who was jailed for 18 months for contempt of court has been freed.
Greenbaum Attorney Nicholas P. Grippo Appointed to Board of Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce
Nicholas P. Grippo, an attorney in the Litigation Department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce.
Greenbaum Attorney Nicholas P. Grippo Appointed to Board of Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce
Nicholas P. Grippo, an attorney in the Litigation Department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce.
Attorney requests delay of doctor's competency trial in molestation case
REDWOOD CITY -- The attorney for a once-prominent child psychiatrist accused of molesting his young patients has asked a judge to delay an upcoming trial on his client's competency, a prosecutor said.
Attorney requests delay of doctor's competency trial in molestation case
REDWOOD CITY -- The attorney for a once-prominent child psychiatrist accused of molesting his young patients has asked a judge to delay an upcoming trial on his client's competency, a prosecutor said.
Lawyer Pleads Guilty to $2.5 Million in Thefts
BUFFALO, NY-- A West Seneca attorney found himself in front of a judge for the wrong reasons Tuesday afternoon.
Police Roundup: Attorney: Suspect ‘caused’ student’s death
A defense attorney said his client “caused the death” of a Penn State-Altoona student whose body was found in the trunk of her car, but says the killing wasn’t first-degree murder.
Lawyer testifies he switched Dodgers ownership document
Larry Silverstein, who negotiated the now-disputed agreement between Frank and Jamie McCourt, said Tuesday he made change that granted Frank sole control after the couple had signed the agreement.
Attorney: Bouncer was defending himself
A Richland Township bar bouncer “feels terrible” about seriously injuring a customer last month but was defending himself against “aggressive” behavior, a defense attorney said Tuesday.
New issues broached at attorney general debate
ATLANTA --- The three candidates for attorney general differ on major issues, such as ethics enforcement and whether Georgia should get special scrutiny under the federal Voting Rights Act, according to comments they made at a forum Monday night.
Attorney general candidates clash on ethics, voting rights
ATLANTA — The three candidates for attorney general differ on major issues, like ethics enforcement and whether Georgia should get special scrutiny under the federal Voting Rights Act, according to...
Teresa Lewis' attorney talks about scheduled execution
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - "A good and decent person is about to lose her life." Those words from the attorney for the first woman set to be executed in Virginia in nearly 100 years.
Longtime Troy city attorney resigns
Troy city attorney Mark Fennessy admits that the timing of his retirement at the end of the calendar year may seem fortuitous but that it has nothing to do with the ongoing quarrels between the council and mayor.
Indonesian attorney general told to step down
An Indonesian court has ordered the country's attorney general to step down immediately, saying his term officially expired nearly a year ago.
Greenhalgh's lawyer suggests police did not properly investigate strip-search allegations
Daniel Greenhalgh’s lawyer insinuated in court that police did not do an adequate job of investigating the allegations against his client.
Attorney General and Victim's Lawyer Critical of State Agency in Kratz Case
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is taking direct aim at the Office of Lawyer Regulation, saying it dropped the ball.
Mosque trip violated rights, lawyer says
A lawyer for the Wellesley mother who allegedly recorded five sixth-grade boys participating in an Islamic prayer service during a school field trip is arguing that taking students to any house of worship violates their civil rights. Islam - Salah - Religion - Field trip - Sixth grade
Attorney General: Tasers could have prevented Oak Ridge death
Oak Ridge officers who killed a knife-wielding suspect in July will face no criminal charges, 7th District Attorney General Dave Clark said Tuesday.
District Attorney drops charges against murder suspect
The Hamilton County District Attorney’s office has dropped all charges against a 22-year-old man arrested in a double-slaying last year.
Greenhalgh's lawyer suggests police did not properly investigate strip-search allegations
Daniel Greenhalgh’s lawyer insinuated in court that police did not do an adequate job of investigating the allegations against his client.
Pilot Light: Board Praises County Attorney
County Attorney Misty Randall Leland won a public commendation Monday from the Moore County Board of Commissioners.
Attorney: Howes acted in self-defense
On the same day former Cardinal football player Daniel Covington was laid to rest, the lawyer representing the former University of Louisville baseball player involved in his death is speaking out. Isaiah Howes' attorney says his client shot in self-defense.
FL doctors tell Attorney General Bill McCollum that the lawsuit puts politics before patients
WASHINGTON, DC—Yesterday, Florida Doctors for America members released a letter expressing outrage at Attorney General Bill McCollum for joining a 20 state lawsuit to block implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Forty-seven physicians and medical students in Florida signed a letter stating the lawsuit will harm their patients by delaying Medicaid funding and ...
City attorney says drainage claims made by Berry are false
ENID — Enid City Attorney Andrea Springer said Tuesday claims made by developer Bob Berry against the city over drainage issues are false. Springer said Tuesday morning she had not yet been served, but said the latest lawsuit would have to be broader than one that was dismissed Monday morning.
Attorney General Eric Holder helps commemorate release anniversary of "To Kill A Mockingbird"
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the University of Alabama Law School Tuesday to help mark the 60th anniversary of the release of Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill A Mockingbird".
State examines lawyer conduct in secret
Why wouldn't the Office of Lawyer Regulation take action early this year against embattled Calumet County District Attorney Kenneth Kratz?
PSG keeper Edel cleared by police in identity row-lawyer
Paris St Germain goalkeeper Apoula Edel, who is the subject of a protest to UEFA by Spanish club Sevilla for false identity, has been cleared of any wrongdoing by French police, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
Uganda: Lawyer Petitions U.S. Over Kampala Attacks
A lawyer has petitioned the United States government over investigations into the July twin bombings in Uganda.
WEB EXTRA: Complete remarks by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at the University of Alabama Law School
View Attorney General Holder's entire remarks from Tuesday's visit to the University of Alabama
Attorney acknowledges changing key word in contested property agreement between McCourts
Larry Silverstein changes the word 'exclusive' to 'inclusive' on document to indicate that the Dodgers were Frank McCourt's sole property and not subject to California community property law. His actions are attacked by attorney for Jamie McCourt during testimony.
Attorney acknowledges changing key word in contested property agreement between McCourts
Larry Silverstein changes the word 'exclusive' to 'inclusive' on document to indicate that the Dodgers were Frank McCourt's sole property and not subject to California community property law. His actions are attacked by attorney for Jamie McCourt during testimony. An attorney acknowledged under oath Tuesday that he changed a key word in the contested property agreement between Frank and Jamie ...
Attorney acknowledges changing key word in contested property agreement between McCourts
Larry Silverstein changes the word 'exclusive' to 'inclusive' on document to indicate that the Dodgers were Frank McCourt's sole property and not subject to California community property law. His actions are attacked by attorney for Jamie McCourt during testimony. Larry Silverstein changes the word 'exclusive' to 'inclusive' on document to indicate that the Dodgers were Frank McCourt's sole ...
VIDEO: Former attorney general supports lakefront property owners’ rights
COLUMBUS — Former Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery has filed briefs supporting state nature officials and private property owners in their legal fight over ownership of Ohio’s coast.
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 acknowledges changing key word in contested property agreement between McCourts
Larry Silverstein changes the word 'exclusive' to 'inclusive' on document to indicate that the Dodgers were Frank McCourt's sole property and not subject to California community property law. His actions are attacked by attorney for Jamie McCourt during testimony. An attorney acknowledged under oath Tuesday that he changed a key word in the contested property agreement between Frank and Jamie ...
State’s attorney plans forum on fighting gangs
BELVIDERE — Boone County State’s Attorney Michelle Courier will host a forum Sept. 30 to listen to concerns and generate ideas to combat gang activity.
Maslamani's attorney admits client carjacked man, denies killing him
Mount Clemens -- The attorney for Ihab Maslamani dropped a self-proclaimed "bombshell" Tuesday when he addressed jurors at the opening of the teen's trial, admitting his client committed an armed bank robbery and a carjacking at a Roseville Wal-Mart in August 2009.
Attorney general travels to Gering for gang training
Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning speaks about gang issues. Photo by Maunette Loeks The Nebraska Attorney General’s Office kicked off a week-long effort to train law enforcement officers on gang crimes in Gering.
Attorney acknowledges changing key word in contested property agreement between McCourts
An attorney acknowledged under oath Tuesday that he changed a key word in the contested property agreement between Frank and Jamie McCourt -- after the parties had signed the agreement and without informing either one.
Georgia attorney general candidates find uncommon ground
ATLANTA — The three candidates for attorney general differ on major issues, like ethics enforcement and whether Georgia should get special scrutiny under the federal Voting Rights Act, according to comments they made at a forum Monday night. Republican nominee Sam Olens and Democratic nominee Ken Hodges clashed repeatedly at a forum hosted by Emory University’s law school and the newspaper for ...
Arizona attorney-general candidate Felecia Rotellini wants apology from Tom Horne
Attorney-general candidate Felecia Rotellini on Tuesday demanded that her opponent apologize for claiming she has never been to trial, a request he promptly rejected.
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.
Attorney-General Returns Police Probe Papers, Instructs Further Investigation
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 (Bernama) -- The Attorney-General's Chambers has returned to the police the investigation papers on the murder of a cosmetics queen and three other people because it feels further investigation has to be conducted on many aspects, according to its head of prosecution Datuk Tun Abd Majid Tun Hamzah.
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.
Former attorney general supports lakefront property owners’ rights
COLUMBUS — Former Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery has filed briefs supporting state nature officials and private property owners in their legal fight over ownership of Ohio’s coast.
Attorney General Cox wins ruling against cousin of Kwame Kilpatrick
The state attorney general's office late today won a default against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's cousin, who is accused of diverting $25,000 in charitable funds for her personal use.