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Lawyer clarifies local’s role in Birchall civil case
Tuesday September 28, 2010 NORTH ADAMS -- Jennifer Vecchi, the Yarmouthport lawyer who has asked that local landlord Charles "Rusty" Ransford be held in contempt of court for his involvement in an Orleans civil case against disbarred lawyer Richard Birchall, has clarified some inaccuracies in Saturday’s Transcript article about the case.
Cuomo's cousin did pension fund work amid AG's pay-to-play probe
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo 's cousin tried to help a client cash in on state pension fund business last year - a move made amid the attorney general's probe of a pay-to-play scandal.
Brown's death penalty stance a likely debate topic
State Attorney General Jerry Brown's decision Monday to delay executions in California at the end of the month came as he prepares for the first gubernatorial debate with Republican Meg Whitman tonight, when he could be...
Dead lawyer's wife released as doubts surface
Ordered held without bond last week as an accused murderer, Laura Johnson was released on her own recognizance Monday night.
Lawyer seeks $2M for former suspect
A lawyer asked a federal court jury Monday to award his client, a former murder suspect, $2 million in damages in a lawsuit that accused Detroit homicide detectives of false arrest and malicious prosecution.
Lawyer In The Dark Over Fate Of Clients In Sosilawati Murder
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 28 (Bernama) -- Lawyer Ravi Nekoo, who is representing two lawyer brothers detained in connection with the murder of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others, is still in the dark over the fate of his clients.
Sosilawati murder: Lawyer uncertain of clients' fate
By M Santhiran KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Ravi Nekoo, who is representing two lawyer brothers detained in connection with the murder of cosmetics millionaire Sosilawati Lawiya and three others, is still in the dark over the fate of his clients. He is unsure when, or if, the two clients, and six other people -- linked to the four murders -- would be charged in court. "My clients' remand orders will ...
Dead lawyer's wife released as doubts surface
Ordered held without bond last week as an accused murderer, Laura Johnson was released on her own recognizance Monday night.
Lawyer seeks $2M for former suspect
A lawyer asked a federal court jury Monday to award his client, a former murder suspect, $2 million in damages in a lawsuit that accused Detroit homicide detectives of false arrest and malicious prosecution.
Lawyer in the dark over fate of clients in Sosilawati murder
Lawyer Ravi Nekoo, who is representing two lawyer brothers detained in connection with the murder of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others, is still in the dark over the fate of his clients.
Attorney: Kratz intends to resign
CHILTON Despite the unexpected announcement Monday by Ken Kratzs attorney that the embattled Calumet County prosecutor intends to resign, the governors office said the effort to remove him from office will continue.
Lawyer in the dark over clients' fate
KUALA LUMPUR, Tuesday 28 September 2010 (Bernama) -- Lawyer Ravi Nekoo, who is representing two lawyer brothers detained in connection with the murder of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others, is still in the dark over the fate of his clients.
Attorney says Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz intends to resign, but removal process will continue
CHILTON Despite the unexpected announcement Monday by Ken Kratzs attorney that the embattled Calumet County prosecutor intends to resign, the governors office said the effort to remove him from office will continue.
Lawyer: Kratz to resign as DA
CHILTON Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz intends to resign from office, his lawyer said Monday.
Lawyer Killing Inquest Adjourned For The Day
The inquest into the fatal shooting of gunman barrister Mark Saunders has adjourned for the day after a short hearing.
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.
Vermont attorney general to address human trafficking
Vermont's attorney general will host a community meeting Tuesday on the topic of human trafficking.
Ex-BIR lawyer sued before Ombudsman
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Finance (DoF) filed a complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman against a former internal revenue lawyer for failure to declare ownership and proprietary interests.
Attorney: DA under fire for texting to resign
CHILTON — A Wisconsin prosecutor facing removal from office over accusations that he abused his position in seeking relationships with vulnerable women will resign instead, his attorney said Monday.
Birmingham Board of Education not cutting law firms despite hiring in-house attorney
Birmingham taxpayers to keep funding school board's lawyers
Wife charged in Lawyer's mysterious death is released
Hours after her husband's funeral Monday, a Farmington Hills woman charged in his mysterious death was released as authorities expressed uncertainty about the case against her.
PigSpotter plays 'open cards', hires lawyer
Twitter's traffic celebrity PigSpotter has hired a lawyer and approached the Director of Public Prosecutions to have charges against him dropped.
Shot Lawyer Had Stash Of Gun Ammunition
More than 200 un-used shotgun cartridges were found in the flat where armed London barrister Mark Saunders was shot dead by police his inquest has heard.
Lawyer in the dark over fate of clients in Sosilawati murder
KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Ravi Nekoo, who is representing two lawyer brothers detained in connection with the murder of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others, is still in the dark over the fate of his clients.
Pigspotter hires a lawyer
Twitter's traffic celebrity Pigspotter has hired a lawyer and approached the Director of Public Prosecutions to have charges against him dropped. The Twitter user, who faces trouble with the law for warning motorists about speed traps, is being represented by lawyer Karl Schuler.
Pigspotter hires a lawyer
Twitter's traffic celebrity Pigspotter has hired a lawyer and approached the Director of Public Prosecutions to have charges against him dropped. The Twitter user, who faces trouble with the law for warning motorists about speed traps, is being represented by lawyer Karl Schuler.
Lawyer in the dark over fate of clients in Sosilawati murder
Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 17:31:00 KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Ravi Nekoo, who is representing two lawyer brothers detained in connection with the murder of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others, is still in the dark over the fate of his clients. He is unsure when, or if, the two clients, and six other people -- linked to the four murders -- would be charged in court ...
Pigspotter hires a lawyer
Twitter's traffic celebrity has hired a lawyer who is trying to have charges against him dropped.
Pigspotter hires a lawyer
Twitter's traffic celebrity Pigspotter has hired a lawyer and approached the Director of Public Prosecutions to have charges against him dropped. The Twitter user, who faces trouble with the law for warning motorists about speed traps, is being represented by lawyer Karl Schuler.
DOF sues ex-BIR lawyer
The Department of Finance (DOF), through its Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS), yesterday filed charges against a former revenue lawyer for failure to declare ownership of real estate property and motor vehicles in his annual Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) The BIR lawyer, Erwin Carig Onglengco, has been with the Bureau of [...]
Pigspotter hires a lawyer
Twitter's traffic celebrity Pigspotter has hired a lawyer and approached the Director of Public Prosecutions to have charges against him dropped. The Twitter user, who faces trouble with the law for warning motorists about speed traps, is being represented by lawyer Karl Schuler.
Pigspotter hires a lawyer
Twitter's traffic celebrity Pigspotter has hired a lawyer and approached the Director of Public Prosecutions to have charges against him dropped. The Twitter user, who faces trouble with the law for warning motorists about speed traps, is being represented by lawyer Karl Schuler.
Pigspotter hires a lawyer
Twitter's traffic celebrity Pigspotter has hired a lawyer and approached the Director of Public Prosecutions to have charges against him dropped. The Twitter user, who faces trouble with the law for warning motorists about speed traps, is being represented by lawyer Karl Schuler.
Pigspotter hires a lawyer
Twitter's traffic celebrity Pigspotter has hired a lawyer and approached the Director of Public Prosecutions to have charges against him dropped. The Twitter user, who faces trouble with the law for warning motorists about speed traps, is being represented by lawyer Karl Schuler.
Pigspotter hires a lawyer
Twitter's traffic celebrity Pigspotter has hired a lawyer and approached the Director of Public Prosecutions to have charges against him dropped. The Twitter user, who faces trouble with the law for warning motorists about speed traps, is being represented by lawyer Karl Schuler.
Skakel says lawyer lost case, seeks new trial
NEW HAVEN - Michael Skakel filed another appeal of his 2002 murder conviction late Monday, this time arguing his high-profile trial lawyer was incompetent.
Third attorney withdraws from Peterson’s defense
JOLIET, Ill. (STMW) - Drew Peterson has lost another lady. This one was one of his lawyers. Reem Odeh, the only woman among the eight lawyers to defend Peterson against charges he murdered his third wife, has quit the case. But it’s not Peterson’s fault, Odeh said. She blamed her exit on Joel Brodsky, the [...]
Lawyer sues over briery arrest
HATTIESBURG — A Hattiesburg attorney claims his arrest on a bribery complaint in 2009 was in retaliation for past disputes with the Pearl River County sheriff.
Bombing not to threaten Thailand's Office of Attorney General
As for the bomb attack at the Office of Attorney General (OAG) last Monday night, Kayasit Pissawongprakarn, director-general of the Department of Criminal Litigation, said Tuesday that the explosion w...
Lawyer: NJ ticket scam defendants didn't break law
The upcoming trial of four California men accused of illegally buying more than a million sports and concert tickets online could set new rules for prosecuting computer fraud if it's allowed to proceed, an attorney for one of the men argued in federal court Monday.
Lawyer: NJ ticket scam defendants didn't break law
The upcoming trial of four California men accused of illegally buying more than a million sports and concert tickets online could set new rules for prosecuting computer fraud if it's allowed to proceed, an attorney for one of the men argued in federal court Monday.
Attorney: 4 men charged in NJ with massive concert ticket fraud should have indictment tossed
NEWARK, N.J. - The upcoming trial of four California men accused of illegally buying more than a million sports and concert tickets online could set new rules for prosecuting computer fraud if it's allowed to proceed, an attorney for one of the men argued in federal court Monday.
Finding a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer the Easy Way
Searching for a Miami personal injury lawyer is probably the hardest part of filing a personal injury suit. Aside from the fact that there are several lawyers practicing in the city and the state, for a first time victim of personal injury, the choice becomes tremendously harder.
Kratz's attorney: Kratz will resign
The attorney for Calumet County district attorney, Ken Kratz says Kratz will resign by October 8.
Lawyer in home invasion case ordered to explain comments
A judge has ordered a lawyer for one of two men charged with killing a mother and her two daughters in the 2007 home invasion in Cheshire to explain why he shouldn’t face criminal contempt proceedings for speaking out about the case.
'Jewish lawyer' ads draw fire
   If you live in South Florida and would prefer to have a Jewish lawyer representing you, a new Boca Raton business, the Jewish American Bar Association , might appeal to you.    But SunSentinel.com reports that other lawyers are offended by its advertising and think it plays on stereotypes.    So far, founder Lisa Spitzer (a social worker, not a lawyer, by the way) has only three lawyers ...
Attorney General's Office Threatens City Weekly With Criminal Charges, Prior Restraint
It was a document the public’s tax dollars pay for but they (almost) never see: an expert’s opinion on whether a Utah doctor made an honest mistake or a negligent, incompetent screw up.
Attorney: Kratz intends to resign, but removal process will continue
CHILTON Despite the unexpected announcement Monday by Ken Kratzs attorney that the embattled Calumet County prosecutor intends to resign, the governors office said the effort to remove him from office will continue. Adam Collins, a spokesman for Gov. Jim Doyle, said Craanens announcement has no bearing on efforts to remove Kratz. Until Governor Doyle has his resignation in hand, he will continue ...
Lawyer: NJ ticket scam defendants didn't break law
The upcoming trial of four California men accused of illegally buying more than a million sports and concert tickets online could set new rules for prosecuting computer fraud if it's allowed to proceed, an attorney for one of the men argued in federal court Monday. Fraud - Law - California - Lawyer - Entertainment
Attorney for Hayes' Co-Defendant Ordered to Hearing on His Comments (Web Exclusive)
NEW HAVEN — Attorney Jeremiah Donovan, who last week talked to reporters about the actions of his client, Joshua Komisarjevsky, during the Cheshire triple homicide, was hit with a show-cause order Monday that calls him to court to explain why he should not be held in criminal contempt for speaking about the case while a gag order is in place.