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Chicago Lawyer Michael Gravlin Files Lawsuit against Chicago Nursing Home Alleging Wrongful Birth and Negligence
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Negligence lawsuit filed against Chicago nursing home after schizophrenic resident became pregnant. Chicago lawyer Michael Gravlin claims nursing home had a duty to protect resident from sex acts.
Jamie McCourt's lawyer wants postnup thrown out
Jamie McCourt's lawyer says a marital agreement that could determine who owns the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because there are two contradictory versions.
Man charged with threatening to 'arrest' Kirkland mayor, assistant city attorney
King County prosecutors have filed felony charges against a traffic offender accused of threatening to arrest the mayor of Kirkland and an assistant city attorney.
Irvine lawyer charged with faking sex websites of neighbors
A prominent Irvine lawyer has been charged with impersonating his next-door neighbors, and creating fake Web pages advertising sexual services from the neighbors' home. Franklin Casco Jr., 49, pleaded not guilty in June to 10 felonies, including one...
Judge skeptical of Black lawyer’s arguments
Conviction could have resulted on at least one charge without relying on ‘honest services’ argument, judge says
Jamie McCourt’s lawyer wants postnup thrown out
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie McCourt’s lawyer says a marital agreement that could determine who owns the
Lawyer: Prenup involving Dodgers should be tossed
A marital agreement involving ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because there are two contradictory versions, a lawyer for former team CEO Jamie McCourt told a judge Wednesday.
Lawyer: Prenup Involving Dodgers Should Be Tossed
Lawyer argues in divorce trial that prenuptual agreement involving Dodgers should be tossed Jamie McCourt - Divorce - Law - Family Law - Los Angeles Dodgers
Attorney: Whitman Former Housekeeper To Make Claim
Los Angeles attorney Gloria Allred, a longtime Democratic supporter, says a former housekeeper for GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman will make "explosive allegations" about her treatment.
Lawyer: Prenup involving Dodgers should be tossed
A marital agreement involving ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because there are two contradictory versions, a lawyer for former team CEO Jamie McCourt told a judge Wednesday.
LA attorney: Whitman housekeeper to make claims
Los Angeles attorney Gloria Allred, a longtime Democratic supporter, says a former housekeeper for GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman will make "explosive allegations" about her treatment. Whitman's campaign responded to Allred's planned news conference... Gloria Allred - Meg Whitman - Los Angeles - Republican - Politics
Jamie McCourt's lawyer wants postnup thrown out
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie McCourt's lawyer says a marital agreement that could determine who owns the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because there are two contradictory versions.
Closing statements begin in McCourt divorce trial
In the Frank and Jamie McCourt divorce trial Wednesday, Jamie McCourt's attorney accused Frank McCourt of deceit and accused the attorney who drafted the L.A. Dodgers ownership agreement of misconduct. In closing statements in L.A. County Superior Court, attorney Dennis...
Bernstein crossed racial lines to win state's attorney position
Analysis of primary data shows broad support for newcomer Political newcomer Gregg Bernstein garnered support across racial boundaries to unseat a longtime incumbent in this year's contentious — and close — primary election for Baltimore state's attorney, according to a Baltimore Sun analysis of precinct-level data released this week.
US lawmakers target Russians in lawyer's death
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Two US lawmakers unveiled legislation on Wednesday that would impose a visa ban and asset freeze on any Russian officials tied to the death of a lawyer who perished in prison last year.
US lawmakers target Russians in lawyer's death
Two US lawmakers unveiled legislation on Wednesday that would impose a visa ban and asset freeze on any Russian officials tied to the death of a lawyer who perished in prison last year.
Contra Costa DA candidate tapped as adviser in celebrity case
Dan O'Malley will consult with the attorney representing Oksana Grigorieva, the woman who alleges that her former lover and superstar Mel Gibson struck her.
Detective in Masters case to fight perjury charge at Dec. 1 hearing
Lt. Jim Broderick's attorney plans to fight the perjury charges against him, saying the eight-count indictment lacks sufficient evidence and probable cause.
Lawyer: Prenup involving Dodgers should be tossed
LOS ANGELES- A marital agreement involving ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because there are two contradictory versions, a lawyer for former team CEO Jamie McCourt told a judge Wednesday.
Contra Costa DA candidate tapped as adviser in celebrity case
Dan O'Malley will consult with the attorney representing Oksana Grigorieva, the woman who alleges that her former lover and superstar Mel Gibson struck her.
Deranged Attorney General Harassing 'Radical Gay' Student Body President [Creeps]
# creeps For months, Andrew Shirvell , an assistant attorney general for Michigan, has been writing the blog "Chris Armstrong Watch," devoted to attacking the University of Michigan's gay student assembly president with homophobic and other horrible slurs. What is wrong with him? More »
Attorney: Police drop charges against alleged strip club shooters
Attorney: Police drop charges against alleged strip club shooters
J. McCourt's lawyer: Toss postnuptial agreement
Jamie McCourt's lawyer says a marital agreement that could determine who owns the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because there are two contradictory versions. Los Angeles Dodgers - Jamie McCourt - California - sport - Postnuptial agreement
Bernstein crossed racial lines to win state's attorney race
Analysis of primary data shows broad support for newcomer Analysis of primary data shows broad support for newcomer
Lawyer asks to dump post-nup over Dodgers
Jamie McCourt's lawyer says a marital agreement that could determine who owns the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because there are two contradictory versions.
Lawyer: Prenup involving Dodgers should be tossed
A marital agreement involving ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because there are two contradictory versions, a lawyer for former team CEO Jamie McCourt told a judge Wednesday.
State attorney general seeks federal order to execute rapist-murderer
The California attorney general’s office asked a federal appeals court Wednesday morning to issue a writ that would clear the way for the state’s first execution in more than four years. State lawyers argued in their brief that U.S. District...
Lawyer says prenup involving Dodgers should be tossed
A marital agreement involving ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because there are two contradictory...
Lawyer: Baby girl left to starve after mother, others murdered in Calif. financial dispute
SANTA ANA, Calif. - A man charged with slaughtering three members of a California family, including a 6-year-old boy, nearly severed a woman's head then left her baby girl to starve only feet from the body, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Conrad Black lawyer urges court to throw out conviction
Bloomberg News | Conrad Black’s 2007 convictions for fraud and obstructing justice should be thrown out because it’s impossible to tell whether jurors found him guilty under a now-invalid legal theory, his lawyer told a federal appeals court.
Attorney says Calif. gov candidate Whitman knew housekeeper was illegal; Whitman denies claim
LOS ANGELES - California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman employed an illegal immigrant Mexican housekeeper for years even though the federal government alerted her in 2003 to the maid's dubious legal status, the worker and her attorney claimed Wednesday.
LA attorney: Whitman knew housekeeper was illegal
Los Angeles attorney Gloria Allred, a longtime Democratic supporter, says GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman was notified seven years ago that her housekeeper may be in the country illegally.
State attorney general seeks federal order to execute rapist-murderer
The California attorney general’s office asked a federal appeals court Wednesday morning to issue a writ that would clear the way for the state’s first execution in more than four years.
Autopsy: Lawyer was not slain
FARMINGTON HILLS -- 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: Baby left to starve after mother murdered
A man charged in the grisly murders of three members of a California family left the only survivor, a baby girl, to starve near the body of her mother, whose head was nearly severed in the attack, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Black's lawyer: Throw out conviction
Conrad Black's 2007 convictions for fraud and obstructing justice should be thrown out because it's impossible to tell whether jurors found him guilty under a now- invalid legal theory, his lawyer said in court.
Attorney: Whitman knew housekeeper was in U.S. illegally
LOS ANGELES - Attorney Gloria Allred accused gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman of knowingly employing an undocumented worker for seven years.
AP Source: Obama to tap NY lawyer for DC circuit
President Barack Obama is nominating an attorney from New York County's district attorney's office to a vacancy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Attorney: Deputies need better training to deal with the mentally ill
Attorney: Deputies need better training to deal with the mentally ill
Lawyer: Postnup involving Dodgers should be tossed
A marital agreement that could determine ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because one version gave the team to Frank McCourt and another called for joint ownership with his wife Jamie McCourt, her lawyer told a judge Wednesday.
Minnie Mouse metaphor gets laugh in Black's appeal
An attorney for Conrad Black invoked a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling and Disney character Minnie Mouse in asking appellate judges on Wednesday to toss the former media mogul's 2007 conviction and keep him out of prison for good. The sometimes lively... Conrad Black - Supreme Court of the United States - United States - Appeal - Chicago
Attorney general candidates trade blows over ethics, contributions
The nasty race continues with new allegations
Attorney: Deputies need better training to deal with the mentally ill
Attorney: Deputies need better training to deal with the mentally ill
Attorney Wants Hearing On Possible Contempt Charge Postponed
Donovan Asks For 13-Day Continuance But Doesn't Say Why Get Breaking News Text Alerts : Text NEWS To 37798 An attorney for Joshua Komisarjevsky, charged in the Cheshire home-invasion killings, is asking a judge to postpone a court hearing that will determine whether the attorney should face contempt of court charges for violating a gag order.
California's Whitman Knew Former Housekeeper Was Undocumented, Lawyer Says
A former housekeeper for Meg Whitman said the Republican candidate for California governor knew the worker was in the U.S. illegally for six years and fired her only after deciding to run for office. Whitman denied the allegations.
Attorney Wants Hearing On Possible Contempt Charge Postponed
Donovan Asks For 13-Day Continuance But Doesn't Say Why Get Breaking News Text Alerts : Text NEWS To 37798 NEW HAVEN — An attorney for Joshua Komisarjevsky, charged in the Cheshire home-invasion killings, is asking a judge to postpone a court hearing that will determine whether the attorney should face contempt of court charges for violating a gag order.
California’s Whitman Knew Worker Was Undocumented, Lawyer Says
A former housekeeper for Meg Whitman said the Republican candidate for California governor knew the worker was in the U.S. illegally for six years and fired her only after deciding to run for office. Whitman denied the allegations.
Herron lawyer files formal complaint against Fincher campaign
Democrat accuses Republican of intentionally misleading Federal Election Commission, and voters, about loan.
Lawyer: Postnup involving Dodgers should be tossed
LOS ANGELES- A marital agreement that could determine ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers should be thrown out because one version gave the team to Frank McCourt and another called for joint ownership with his wife Jamie McCourt, her lawyer told a judge Wednesday.
Attorney in Bishop Eddie Long Case Fires Back
Attorney B.J. Bernstein, who filed four lawsuits against Bishop Eddie Long, is speaking out for the first time the pastor of the mega church addressed the allegations head on.