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Attorney for Dryden medical marijuana dispensary said police broke state, federal law by padlocking facility
DRYDEN, Michigan -- An attorney for Randy Crowel, the man who operates Dryden's Compassionate Care Center of Michigan, said authorities violated state and federal law by closing the facility Tuesday.
Lawyer: I didn't tell McCourts of change to postnup
An attorney testified Wednesday in the divorce case of Jamie and Frank McCourt that he didn't tell the couple he made what turned out to be a critical change to a postnuptial marital agreement the day before they signed it. Jamie McCourt - Divorce - Lawyer - Law - Family Law
Attorney General: Commissioners can set judge stipends
County Commissioners received notification from the attorney general Wednesday that they can set the stipends for members of the juvenile board. Three judges who sit on that board - county court-at-law judge Vincent Messina, district judge Ralph Walton and county judge Andy Rash - had wrangled with commissioners last year at budget time over the stipends, which amount to $11,400 per year for ...
Attorney: Indiana man grieving 2 kids' closet deaths
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The attorney for the husband of an Indianapolis woman facing charges in the deaths of two of the couple's five children says he's grieving for his children and wife.
Cops rescue 5 ailing dogs from lawyer home in West Bengal
Police rescued five ailing dogs from a lawyer's residence at Barasat, North 24-Parganas on Wednesday afternoon after actor Debashree Roy and some NGO members told cops that the canines were in a miserable condition there.
Williams hires lawyer in civil case
Col. Russ Williams has hired a lawyer to defend him in a civil lawsuit launched by one of his alleged home-invasion victims. Williams, 47, and his wife, Mary-Elizabeth Harriman, 52, of Ottawa are being sued for $2.45 million by a Hastings County woman.[...]
Local attorney was a mentor, not afraid of tough cases
Longtime attorney Kenneth A. Holland didn't shrink from a challenge.
Defense attorney honored with Native American ceremony
Wausau attorney Gene Linehan received a rare honor when he was given a traditional Native American funeral ceremony following his Sept. 10 death in Bayfield that is typically held only for tribal members.
Renowned attorney Bussart dies last week
The cause of death is still not known for Green River attorney Ford T. Bussart, 65, who was found dead around 8 Wednesday night at his home near Gaensslen Ranch.
Attorney: Former athlete accused of shooting, killing Daniel Covington is victim too
Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - As the community gathered to remember Daniel Covington, the attorney of the man who sources say shot him is speaking out.   WHAS11 News talked to Isaiah Howes’s attorney, who says Howes is also a victim.   On Wednesday, WHAS11’s Adrianna Hopkins spoke to Isaiah Howes's attorney.  He says his client feels terrible about what happened.  "He didn't choose to have Mr ...
Briefs: Lawyer didn't tell McCourts of postnup change
Wednesday's MLB news briefs: An attorney testified in the divorce case of Jamie and Frank McCourt that he didn't tell the couple he made what turned out to be a critical change to a postnuptial marital agreement the day before they signed it. Jamie McCourt - Divorce - Lawyer - Law - Major League Baseball
Lawmaker wants lawyer conduct audited
State Representative Terese Berceau wants the state office overseeing lawyer conduct audited.
District attorney asked to look at Bridgewater sign investigation
Bridgewater's police chief has asked the district attorney to review the department’s internal investigation of accusations an off-duty police officer dumped allegedly stolen campaign signs at the transfer station, the town manager said.
Fraud Lawsuit Filed Against Attorney
The client of a prominent metro Detroit attorney has filed a fraud lawsuit against him.
Attorney: Phillip, Nancy Garrido Likely Indicted
A defense attorney says he believes Phillip and Nancy Garrido, the husband-wife duo accused of kidnapping Jaycee Lee Dugard, have been indicted by a grand jury.
Lawyer for ex-GHS teaching assistant vows to clear client's name
Andrew Knapp, a Greenwich resident and former Greenwich High School special education assistant, was arrested by Greenwich police March 29 and charged with fourth-degree sexual assault.
'Lawyer' Kelly Fulmer lacks license
Kelly F. Fulmer, who has been chairman of the Walton-Verona school board, has been practicing law for several years. But no record can be found that he's a licensed lawyer in Kentucky.
Attorney says Jamie McCourt pushed for agreement
An attorney testified Wednesday in the divorce case of Jamie and Frank McCourt that he didn't tell the couple he made what turned out to be a critical change to a postnuptial marital agreement the day before they signed it.
Attorney Says Jamie McCourt Pushed For Agreement
An attorney testified Wednesday in the divorce case of Jamie and Frank McCourt that he didn't tell the couple he made what turned out to be a critical change to a postnuptial marital agreement the day before they signed it. Larry Silverstein said he discovered the "mistake" that excluded the Dodgers, the stadium and the surrounding property from Frank McCourt's separate property while he was in ...
Lawyer: Indictment may keep Dugard from testifying
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters may be spared from having to testify in open court next month against the Northern California couple charged with kidnapping and Dugard and holding her captive for 18 years.
Lawyer: Indictment may keep Dugard from testifying
Associated Press - September 22, 2010 8:34 PM ET PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters may be spared from having to testify in open court next month against the...
District Attorney s Office Obtains Fifteen-Year Sentences for Two Drug Dealers
District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office obtained the conviction of two drug dealers on Tuesday and Wednesday in cases on the docket of section "H" in Criminal District Court. Roderick Bennett, 36, plead guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, illegal possession of a stolen firearm, and possession with the intent to distribute marijuana. Ricardo Ravy, 34, pled guilty to two ...
Lawyer: Indictment may keep Dugard from testifying
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters may be spared from having to testify in open court next month against the Northern California couple charged with kidnapping and Dugard and holding her captive for 18 years. A defense lawyer for one of the suspects said Wednesday he has heard that El Dorado County prosecutors convened a grand jury that indicted Phillip and Nancy ...
Lawyer: Indictment May Keep Dugard From Testifying
Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters may be spared from having to testify in open court next month against the Northern California couple charged with kidnapping and Dugard and holding her captive for 18 years.
Lawyer: Indictment may keep Jaycee Dugard from testifying
PLACERVILLE -- Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters may be spared from having to testify in open court next month against the Northern California couple charged with kidnapping and Dugard and holding her captive for 18 years.
Lawyer: Indictment may keep Jaycee Dugard from testifying
PLACERVILLE -- Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters may be spared from having to testify in open court next month against the Northern California couple charged with kidnapping her and holding her captive for 18 years, a defense lawyer said Wednesday.
Attorney: Howes fired at UofL player in self-defense
Attorney Bart Adams says his client, Isaiah Howes, fired in self-defense. He denies that racial slurs were hurled at Daniel Covington, a former UofL football player who was shot and killed last week.
Attorney General honors Senior Judge Nealon
U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. last week presented a medal to federal Senior District Judge William J. Nealon, honoring his service to the court's territory and the nation.Holder called Nealon "an example for your colleagues" and "one of my ro
Oksana Grigorieva's Lawyer Appears on 'The Today Show' to Defend Client
Jennifer Cleary Oksana Grigorieva’s lawyer, Daniel Horowitz, spoke to Meredith Vieira on Wednesday about extortion allegations. The Today Show anchor asked Horowitz whether or not his client demanded money from Mel Gibson in exchange for not releasing incriminating tapes of the actor.
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 - Civil and political rights - Sixth grade - Salah - Field trip
Lawyer: Other Young Men Went on Trips With Pastor
Lawyer: Other young men went on trips with Ga. megachurch pastor who denies sex claims Megachurch - Same-sex marriage - Law - Gay Lesbian and Bisexual - Atlanta
Lawyer: Indictment may keep Dugard from testifying
Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters may be spared from having to testify in open court next month against the Northern California couple charged with kidnapping her and holding her captive for 18 years, a defense lawyer said Wednesday. Stephen Tapson, who... Kidnapping of Jaycee Lee Dugard - Northern California - California - Kidnapping - Lawyer
Craig Watkins turns up heat in Dallas district attorney race with attack mailer
District Attorney Craig Watkins is preparing to unleash his first attack ad of the political season, targeting his rival's courtroom defense of a man who killed a University of North Texas student.
Attorney indicted on drug charges
A Henderson County grand jury indicted a local attorney on Wednesday during a special session of the grand jury.
Suspect in 2007 Wilkinsburg slaying appointed new attorney
A new attorney was appointed Wednesday for a suspect in the 2007 slaying of a pizza deliveryman in Wilkinsburg after Lance Dempster's previous counsel complained that her relationship with her client was ruined.
Attorney Releases Cell Phone Picture Of Bishop Eddie Long
LITHONIA, Ga. -- Attorney BJ Bernstein released a cell phone picture she said Bishop Eddie Long sent to one of the men he is accused of having sex with.
Lawyer erred with McCourt postnup
LOS ANGELES - An attorney testified yesterday in the divorce case of Jamie and Frank McCourt that he didn't...
Attorney says shooting was self-defense
An attorney for a one-time University of Louisville baseball player says his client killed former Louisville football player Daniel Covington in a shooting he described as self-defense.
Bastarache warns Bellemare's lawyer to stay on topic
The Bastarache commission looking into allegations of judge rigging bogged down Wednesday when a lawyer acting for Marc Bellemare repeatedly tried to steer his witness onto the taboo terrain of Liberal Party financing.
Lawyer says he switched McCourt postnup agreement
An attorney testified Tuesday at the divorce trial of Jamie and Frank McCourt that he drafted six copies of a postnuptial...
Seahawks' Lawyer Milloy bucks youth-centric NFL trend
Seahawks safety Lawyer Milloy, now 36 and coming off his 200th career start in the NFL, is a dignified and grateful iron man of football.
Dunedin lawyer heads for Parliament
Out goes lawyer David Garrett and in comes lawyer Hilary Calvert, as ACT rearranges the deck chairs on its political Titanic.
Lawyer tries to explain his changes to disputed McCourt document
Larry Silverstein explains how he made and later corrected what he called an innocent mistake in a marital property agreement that is the focus of the bitter divorce trial. After two mornings of skewering, the Boston lawyer who wrote the disputed marital property agreement at the core of the bitter Frank and Jamie McCourt divorce battle got to explain himself and try to rehabilitate his image.
Attorney general opposes AT&T layoffs
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday protested to the state Department of Public Utility Control, asking the panel to reject AT&T’s plan to lay off 151 workers in the state.
Briefs: Attorney: J. McCourt pushed for agreement
Wednesday's MLB news briefs: An attorney testified in the divorce case of Jamie and Frank McCourt that he didn't tell the couple he made what turned out to be a critical change to a postnuptial marital agreement the day before they signed it. Jamie McCourt - Divorce - Major League Baseball - Los Angeles Dodgers - Law
Lawyer tries to explain his changes to disputed McCourt document
Larry Silverstein explains how he made and later corrected what he called an innocent mistake in a marital property agreement that is the focus of the bitter divorce trial. Larry Silverstein explains how he made and later corrected what he called an innocent mistake in a marital property agreement that is the focus of the bitter divorce trial.
Renowned attorney Bussart dies last week
The cause of death is still not known for Green River attorney Ford T. Bussart, 65, who was found dead around 8 Wednesday night at his home near Gaensslen Ranch.
Dunedin lawyer headed for Parliament
Out goes lawyer David Garrett and in comes lawyer Hilary Calvert, as ACT rearranges the deck chairs on its political Titanic . read more
Attorney's poor court-side manners unforgiven
A one-paragraph statement from the Michigan Supreme Court last week denying a bid from a prominent defense attorney to overturn his punishment for calling a police officer a "punk" and "dirty cop" and telling another one he hopes the officer is "shot in a drug house in Detroit," among other things.
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.