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Lawyer looks to right ‘wrong'
Michael O'Laughlin, whose assault case was overturned last year, still wants his name cleared. PITTSFIELD -- An attorney has launched an effort to absolve former Berkshire resident Michael O'Laughlin, who served nearly a decade behind bars for an assault conviction that was later overturned.
BANTING MURDERS: No access to brothers yet, says lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR: Ravi Nekoo, the lawyer representing the brothers implicated in the murders of Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others, says he will get to work on putting together a defence team once he is able to gain access to his clients.
Judge extends deadline for execution choice
Convict's attorney asserts legal battle linked to election
Mo. Gaming Commission lawyer replaced
JEFFERSON CITY -- The top lawyer at the Missouri Gaming Commission has been replaced as the agency considers who will get the state's final casino license, potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Lawyer questions California execution set before election
San Quentin Prison's warden walked to the death row cell of Albert Greenwood Brown on Aug. 31 and read a warrant informing him of his scheduled execution this week.
Police release defiant Malaysian cartoonist: lawyer
Malaysian police have released a controversial political cartoonist after arresting him under a harsh sedition law, his lawyer said on Sunday, following an outcry from a rights group.
Lawyer Questions CA Execution Set Before Election
SAN FRANCISCO -- San Quentin Prison's warden walked to the death row cell of Albert Greenwood Brown on Aug. 31 and read a warrant informing him of his scheduled execution this week.
Fallout widens in Calument County district attorney Ken Kratz texting investigation
APPLETON Close to a year has passed since Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz sent a string of sexually suggestive text messages to a domestic-abuse victim whose ex-boyfriend he was prosecuting.
Quick moves in Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz removal pose challenges
The lawyer for Calumet County Dist. Atty. Ken Kratz said the speed by which the case to remove him from office is proceeding further stacks the deck against the prosecutors chance of keeping his job.
Two lawyer suspects remanded until Oct 1
Sunday, September 26th, 2010 17:08:00 SEPANG : The three prime suspects including two lawyer brothers detained in connection with the murder case of millionaire cosmetics queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others have been further remanded for six days. The remand order granted by the Sepang magistrate's court court today was for the police to carry out investigations into the missing case ...
Attorney loses bid to suppress evidence in embezzlement case
A defense attorney failed Friday to suppress evidence against his client, who is accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from the Fowlerville Agricultural Society.
Q&A with new District Attorney Ismael Ozanne
When Ismael Ozanne got the job of Dane County district attorney last month, he had no illusions about the job. He inherited an office that has fewer attorneys than 10 years ago and an ever-increasing number of cases. The first black district attorney in the state, he's wading into a criminal justice system that has one of the worst racial disparities in the nation.
Winters' attorney files for new sentencing
The North Platte Telegraph On Aug. 16, 21-year-old Ryan Winters was sentenced to spend the next 5-10 years in prison after being convicted for attempted sexual assault of a child. On Monday, his attorney, Stephen Potter called the sentencing excessive.
Winters' attorney files for new sentencing
The North Platte Telegraph On Aug. 16, 21-year-old Ryan Winters was sentenced to spend the next 5-10 years in prison after being convicted for attempted sexual assault of a child. On Monday, his attorney, Stephen Potter called the sentencing excessive.
Two lawyer suspects remanded until Oct 1 (UPDATED 7.15PM)
Sunday, September 26th, 2010 17:08:00 SEPANG : The three prime suspects including two lawyer brothers detained in connection with the murder case of millionaire cosmetics queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others have been further remanded for six days. The remand order granted by the Sepang magistrate's court court today was for the police to carry out investigations into the missing case ...
Two lawyer suspects remanded until Oct 1 (UPDATED 7.15PM)
SEPANG : The three prime suspects including two lawyer brothers detained in connection with the murder case of millionaire cosmetics queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others have been further remanded for six days.
Wife charged in death of Farmington Hills attorney
The wife of a Farmington Hills attorney has been charged with murdering her husband, Lloyd Johnson.
Wife charged in Hills attorney's death
The wife of a Farmington Hills attorney has been charged with murdering her husband, Lloyd Johnson.
Gwinnett man ordered to pay attorney costs in turtle lawsuit
Gwinnett man ordered to pay attorney costs in turtle lawsuit
Fresh remand for brothers
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 26, 2010): Two weeks into their investigation into the murders of cosmetic queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three associates was unearthed, police today moved into another stage in their widening probe -- to unravel the mystery of another missing person linked to the main suspects, two lawyer brothers from Banting.
Cuomo Backs Schneiderman In AG Race
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo took sides in the state attorney general race Sunday, throwing his support behind Democratic nominee Eric Schneiderman during a news conference in Central Park.
Maritime lawyer unable to practise
NSW Maritime's most senior lawyer is no longer permitted to practise following an Independent Commission Against Corruption finding against her.
Cuomo endorses Schneiderman for AG
Current Attorney General Andrew Cuomo endorses State Sen. Eric Schneiderman, who won a five-way primary, for the Democratic nomination for Attorney General. The endorsement came in New York City on Sunday.
AG candidate Schnedierman receives endorsement from Cuomo
Attorney General candidate Eric Schneiderman has been formally endorsed by current Attorney General Andrew Cuomo...
Lawyer in Greene suit will question ex-mayoral bodyguard again
Norman Yatooma will get to question former mayoral bodyguard Loronzo Jones again about text messages.
Lawyer in Greene suit will question ex-mayoral bodyguard again
A lawyer for the family of a woman who supposedly danced at a never-proven wild party at the Manoogian Mansion will get to question former mayoral bodyguard Loronzo Jones again about text messages.
Idaho US attorney: I fought for equality at age 9
Idaho U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson began her fight for equality at just 9.
New US attorney switches sides
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The new U.S. attorney for North Dakota says his priorities are maintaining national security, increasing safety on American Indian reservations and continuing to combat methamphetamine distribution.
Houston truck accident attorney
While most of us cannot even begin to imagine what it would be like to be involved in a truck accident, the truth is that they do happen and that there are usually tragic consequences. If you are the victim and you need to hire an experienced Houston truck accident attorney, then you should do research on the Internet and check out the different specialized resources. You will be able to find a ...
Houston truck accident attorney
While most of us cannot even begin to imagine what it would be like to be involved in a truck accident, the truth is that they do happen and that there are usually tragic consequences. If you are the victim and you need to hire an experienced Houston truck accident attorney, then you should do research on the Internet and check out the different specialized resources. You will be able to find a ...
Cuomo Endorses Schneiderman For AG
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is endorsing Democratic state Sen. Eric Schneiderman to replace him come election-time.
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Threatened by Michael
Filed under: Michael Lohan , Lindsay Lohan , Shawn Chapman Holley , Celebrity Justice Lindsay Lohan 's lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley , worked miracles running back and forth to court Friday to spring her client from jail, but it wasn't good enough for Michael Lohan . TMZ has learned daddy Lohan left a voicemail and texts on Holley's… Read more
Family Seeks Lawyer's Help In Dog Shooting
A local family threatens to sue the Port Orange Police Department after one of its officers shot their family dog and a bullet fragment hit the dog's owner.
Lawyer: Soldier's drug haze makes testimony unreliable
In May, when Spc. Jeremy Morlock was questioned about alleged war crimes, his prescription drugs included two anti-depressants, one potent muscle relaxer, two sleep medications and a pain reliever infused with codeine.
Lawyer reprimanded for failure to surrender documents
Maryland’s top court has reprimanded an attorney for failing to fulfill a former client’s request for documents the lawyer drafted or received during the course of the legal representation. Rockville lawyer Timur Z. Edib’s failure violated Maryland Rules of Professional Conduct requiring lawyers to “promptly comply with [a client’s] reasonable requests for information” and [...]
Attorney: Feds trying to quiet Chicago activists
An attorney for a Chicago anti-war activist whose home was searched by the FBI says the federal government is trying to quiet activists.
Attorney: US trying to quiet Chicago activists
CHICAGO - An attorney for a Chicago anti-war activist whose home was searched by the FBI says the federal government is trying to quiet activists.
Attorney: Feds trying to quiet anti-war activists
FBI agents in Chicago took a laptop and documents from the home of a Palestinian-American anti-war activist in an attempt to silence his advocacy, an attorney said Sunday.
14. Trio remanded over businessman's case
KUALA LUMPUR: A lawyer, his brother and another suspect have been remanded for six days to facilitate investigations into the disappearance of Indian millionaire A. Muthuraja.
Attorney for Palestinian-American anti-war activist in Chicago says feds trying to quiet him
CHICAGO - FBI agents in Chicago took a laptop and documents from the home of a Palestinian-American anti-war activist in an attempt to silence his advocacy, an attorney said Sunday.
Attorney for anti-war activists in Chicago says feds trying to quiet activists
CHICAGO - An attorney for a Chicago anti-war activist whose home was searched by the FBI says the federal government is trying to quiet activists. Attorney Jim Fennerty tells The Associated Press that agents took a laptop and other items from Hatem Abudayyeh's house. He is a Palestinian-American.
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.
13. Lawyer: Sosilawati wanted eldest daughter to run empire
DATUK Zaidi Zain, the personal lawyer to the late cosmetics tycoon Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya, said the latter had told him that she was relieved her children were fully reliable to take over the business empire, reported Metro Ahad .
Attorney: US trying to quiet anti-war activists
CHICAGO - FBI agents in Chicago took a laptop and documents from the home of a Palestinian-American anti-war activist in an attempt to silence his advocacy, an attorney said Sunday.
Attorney for Palestinian-American anti-war activist in Chicago says feds trying to quiet him
CHICAGO - FBI agents in Chicago took a laptop and documents from the home of a Palestinian-American anti-war activist in an attempt to silence his advocacy, an attorney said Sunday.
Dallas County prosecutors to request release of deaf man convicted of 1990 child sexual assault
Prosecutors now believe Stephen Brodie was wrongly convicted of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her Richardson home and forcing her to perform a sex act. Brodie pleaded guilty to the crime in 1993 in exchange for a five-year sentence, but he is currently jailed in Lamar County for failing to register as a sex offender.
Lindsay Lohan’s Dad Threatened Her Lawyer
Michael Lohan sent a voicemail to Lindsay's lawyer threatening to blow her out of the water and blamed her for destroying the Lohan family. April Chieffo In the past, Lindsay Lohan has openly expressed her disapproval of her dad’s actions. But her dad never quits, claiming he knows what is best for his daughter. Early last week, according to TMZ , Michael Lohan left Lindsay’s lawyer, Shawn ...
Attorney for Palestinian-American anti-war activist in Chicago says feds trying to quiet him
FBI agents in Chicago took a laptop and documents from the home of a Palestinian-American anti-war activist in an attempt to silence his advocacy, an attorney said Sunday.
Attorney: Feds trying to quiet anti-war activists
FBI agents in Chicago took a laptop and documents from the home of a Palestinian-American anti-war activist in an attempt to silence his advocacy, an attorney said Sunday.
3 remanded over missing man
KUALA LUMPUR - A LAWYER, his brother and another suspect have been remanded for six days to facilitate investigations into the disappearance of Indian millionaire A. Muthuraja. The three were brought to the Sepang magistrate's court where police obtained the remand order at 9.40am yesterday. Muthuraja, 34, was reported missing early this year. His disappearance has been linked to the three men ...