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Attorney wants grand jury to investigate ex-councilman
A Fishers attorney wants a special prosecutor and grand jury to investigate a former member of the Fishers Town Council. A Fishers attorney wants a special prosecutor and grand jury to investigate a former member of the Fishers Town Council.
Love: He brags about being a lawyer
Q: I've been dating this guy who is a young, successful lawyer for a couple of weeks. I really... Relationships - Dating - Advice - Law - Women
ME Rules Attorney's Death Accidental
The medical examiner says attorney Lloyd Johnson's death was no homicide. It was an accident. Now, the man's widow is hoping the charges against her will be dropped.
Attorney: 'Sexting' prosecutor to resign
CHILTON, Wis. - 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.
Farmington Hills lawyer's death ruled an accident
Lloyd Johnson's wife Laura was arrested last week and held without bond of a second-degree murder charge. She was released on a personal bond last night
Attorney gerenal race is between the far right and the kinda right
It would appear that people just aren't in the market right now for a lawyer. Alan Wilson, the GOP nominee for the state's attorney general, is spending time on the campaign trail talking about creating jobs.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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.
District attorney clears cops in Aloha shooting
The Washington County District Attorney announced Friday no criminal charges will be filed against a deputy who shot an unarmed Aloha woman in the arm when she pretended to have a gun in her coat during a July 1 standoff....
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.
Lawyer Sues Over Bribery Arrest
Hattiesburg attorney Glenn White claims his arrest on a bribery complaint in 2009 was in retaliation for past disputes with the Pearl River County sheriff.
Hattiesburg attorney sues over his arrest
A Hattiesburg attorney claims his arrest on a bribery complaint in 2009 was in retaliation for past disputes with the Pearl River County sheriff.
Wally Oppal to head Pickton inquiry
Former B.C. attorney general Wally Oppal has been named to head an inquiry into the murders of pig farmer Robert Pickton.
BUJU LATEST: Lawyer applies for bail
TAMPA, Florida — Buju Banton's lawyer David Markus has a filed motion in the Sam M Gibbons federal court this morning asking that his client be granted bail.
Ally Financial Asked to Halt Evictions in Colorado
Ally Financial Inc., the lender that stopped evictions in 23 states amid concern that its foreclosure process may be illegal, was asked by Colorado’s attorney general to extend the freeze by its GMAC Mortgage unit to his state.
Conrad Black's appeal of his conviction charges to be heard Wednesday
TORONTO - Conrad Black's lawyer will appear before an American appeals court on Wednesday to persuade a panel of judges that the former publishing
Former B.C. Attorney General Wally Oppal heads inquiry into Robert Pickton case
VANCOUVER - Former B.C. attorney general and B.C. Court of Appeal justice Wally Oppal has been named to head the inquiry into why so many women disappeared from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside before police arrested Robert Pickton.
Former attorney-general's appointment to Pickton Inquiry raises concerns
‘I think there is a perception there may not be independence there’: Carole James
Lawyer's death ruled an accident
Farmington Hills attorney Lloyd Johnson's death was an accident, caused by trauma from an old boating accident and other factors, including morbid obesity and diabetes, the Oakland County Medical Examiner said this morning.
Ohio attorney general to hold summit to address violence in area where 2 church members killed
CLEVELAND - Ohio's attorney general says his office will convene a summit to address concerns about violence in a northeast Ohio city where two members of a church have been killed this year.
Israel flotilla raid could go to int'l court-lawyer
Source: Reuters * Gaza flotilla incident could be case for ICC, lawyer says * Israel seized photographic evidence--chief investigator GENEVA, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Israel's raid on an aid flotilla ...
Former B.C. attorney general Oppal to head Pickton inquiry
The provincial government announced Tuesday that former British Columbia attorney general Wally Oppal will head the inquiry into the Robert Pickton police investigation.
Nebraska Lawyer Can't Explain Why Charges Dropped
The attorney for a Verdigre man accused of misdemeanor sexual assault doesn't know why all 17 counts have been dropped, but he says he and his client are happy about it.
Michigan lawyer's death ruled an accident
OAKLAND COUNTY - Farmington Hills lawyer Lloyd Johnsons death was accidental the result of complications from an old unhealed wound and not a homicide, Oakland County Medical Examiner L.J. Dragovic said this morning. The cause of death was a penetrating trauma to the lower back and its complications, Dargovic said. The manner of death is accidental related to that old open wound from a boating ...
Michigan lawyer's death ruled an accident
OAKLAND COUNTY - Farmington Hills lawyer Lloyd Johnson’s death was accidental — the result of complications from an old unhealed wound — and not a homicide, Oakland County Medical Examiner L.J. Dragovic said this morning.
Attorney says Howard close to agreement
A former Glasgow paramedic facing drug charges is “so very close” to an agreement in his case, his lawyer said in Barren County Circuit Court on Monday afternoon.
Savannah attorney killed in Statesboro crash
Edward M. "Toby" Buttimer Jr. of Savannah was killed about 7:45 p.m. Monday when his car was struck by another vehicle at an intersection along Lakeview Road on Statesboro's north side.
Lohan Lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley Rocks Booty Shorts, Sassy Dresses
With all the hoopla surrounding Lindsay Lohan it’s no wonder that her lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, slipped through the cracks of our radar. But then we saw this video of Lohan’s lawyer rocking short shorts and thought to ourselves, that’s some pretty serious rear-ending. We went on thinking to ourselves … Ms Shawn’s got some sass going on! If you skip all the crazy with Lindsay at court, you’d ...
Autopsy: US lawyer not slain; wife 'vindicated'
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - A lawyer whose widow was charged with murdering him died of complications from an old wound — not homicide — authorities said Tuesday, a day after she was released from jail hours after missing the funeral.
Autopsy finds US lawyer died of natural causes; wife released from jail hours after funeral
A lawyer whose widow was charged with murdering him died of complications from an old wound — not homicide — authorities said Tuesday, a day after she was released from jail hours after missing the funeral.
Arizona attorney general announces arrest of Nogales mayor on bribery, other charges
PHOENIX - The Arizona attorney general says Nogales Mayor Octavio Garcia Von Borstel has been arrested on multiple charges including bribery, theft, fraud and money laundering.
U.S. mopping up feared Baja drug cartel
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The new U.S. attorney in San Diego says Mexico's infamous Arellano Felix drug cartel has been largely broken up and prosecutors are going after the remnants. San Diego - Mexico - United States - Tijuana Cartel - Drug cartel
Okla. Supreme Court takes up license fee lawsuit
An attorney told the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday that laws requiring state boards and commissions to transfer some of the license fees they collect to the state's general fund are unconstitutional and should be set aside.
Attorney withdraws from Peterson case
Associated Press - September 28, 2010 2:44 PM ET JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Conflict in the legal team representing accused murderer Drew Peterson has prompted the only woman among the defense...
Former B.C. Attorney General to head Pickton inquiry
A former B.C. attorney general and Appeal Court judge who has also conducted a past inquiry into policing in the province has been named to head the probe into the investigation of serial killer Robert Pickton.
Attorney Leaving Drew Peterson Defense
Conflict among the attorneys representing accused murderer Drew Peterson has prompted one to quit the team.
Lawyer blasts 'biased' media coverage of alleged terror plot
A defence lawyer attacked the “slanted, biased and unfair” media coverage of an alleged Ottawa-based terror plot Tuesday as he argued a justice of the peace made the right call in releasing the first of three accused to seek bail.
Pickton inquiry appointment defended by Oppal
Former B.C. attorney general Wally Oppal said there is no conflict of interest in having him preside over the Pickton inquiry, despite his long career in B.C.'s judicial system.
Layman's Lawyer program returns to airwaves
Layman's Lawyer program returns to airwaves
Critics ask attorney general to investigate state rail officials who also hold local offices
Critics of the California high-speed rail project Tuesday urged the state attorney general to investigate whether two prominent officials in Los Angeles and Anaheim have conflicts of interest because they sit on the bullet train’s board of directors while holding...
J&J Owes Louisiana $351 Million for Risperdal Claims, Lawyer Tells Jury
Johnson & Johnson should pay $351 million to Louisiana for defrauding the Medicaid system by making false claims about the safety of its antipsychotic drug Risperdal, a lawyer for the state told jurors.
Lawyer wants 26/11 judge’s remarks against her to be expunged
Anjali Waghmare, the first advocate who had agreed to represent the sole captured terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab and was shunted out of the 26/11 terror attacks case, has moved the Bombay High Court.
Lawyer: Woman in fake acid attack to plead not guilty to theft
A woman who admitted to throwing a corrosive liquid on her own face will plead not guilty to three counts of theft, her lawyer said Tuesday.
Arkansas Attorney General Files Brief Defending Adoption Ban
The attorney general's office says that fostering or adopting a child is not a constitutionally protected right and that the state Supreme Court should overturn a lower court's ruling that struck down Arkansas' ban on unmarried couples serving as foster or adoptive parents.
Autopsy: Mich. atty. not slain; wife 'vindicated'
A lawyer whose widow was charged with murdering him died of complications from an old wound — not homicide — authorities said Tuesday, a day after she was released from jail hours after missing the funeral.
Lawyer: Voter Fraud Accusations Against Client Unfounded
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The lawyer for a Daytona Beach city commissioner who is under investigation for voter fraud says the accusations couldnt be further from the truth.
State's Attorney calls for probe into delinquent tax sale auctions in Madison County
Madison County State’s Attorney William Mudge has asked U.S. Attorney Stephen R. Wigginton and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to review the tax sale process during years that Fred Bathon served as county treasurer.
Pigspotter: signs up lawyer to defend charges
JOHANNESBURG — Twitter’s traffic celebrity Pigspotter has hired a lawyer and approached the Director of Public Prosecutions to have charges against him dropped.
Attorney general hopefuls make case
The candidates for Colorado attorney general traded barbs at a Sept. 21 forum hosted in Centennial by the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce.
Autopsy: US attorney not slain; wife 'vindicated'
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - A lawyer whose widow was charged with murdering him died of complications from an old wound — not homicide — authorities said Tuesday, a day after she was released from jail hours after missing the funeral.
Attorney: Son in Dead Sea Scroll case not criminal
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A defence attorney for a man charged with impersonating a Judaic studies professor online in a debate over the Dead Sea Scrolls has told New York City jurors his client his actions weren't criminal.