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Lawyer: Former DJ Allen lost everything to Internet sex addiction
FAIRFAX, Va. Former Oshkosh radio disc jockey Richard Kieffer was sentenced Friday to 10 years in Virginia state prison for sexual solicitation of a minor over the Internet.
Seattle Car Accident Lawyer, Jason Epstein, Advocates Raising The Driving Age to Save Lives
Seattle, Wash. September 3, 2010 Jason Epstein, Washington personal injury and car accident lawyer, recently wrote a piece for his website, http://www.StraightTalkLaw.com, titled Changing Driving Age to 18 Can Save Lives. The blog post discusses the statistics regarding teen car accidents and the idea that raising the legal driving age to 18 could dramatically decrease ...
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Texas Attorney General Investigates Google Search
Google said Friday that the Texas Attorney General , Greg Abbott, is conducting an antitrust review of its search business. The examination involves the fairness of Google search results, a concept called search neutrality.
EXCLUSIVE: NJ Housewife Teresa Giudice's Lawyer Pushing For Private Sale of Belongings
Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice may be saved the spectacle of her belongings being sold at a public auction. Her lawyer told RadarOnline.com exclusively that they are now hoping to conduct the sale privately. PHOTOS: Real Housewives Boob Jobs
Attorney General responds to Parks and Rec investigation
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Georgia Attorney General's office said they will not get involved in the Columbus Parks and Recreation case. In a letter to both the city and defense attorneys for Herman Porter and Tony Adams, the AG's office said there is not enough evidence to say whether or not the alleged contract with Nike is an open record.
Disbarred attorney accused of practicing law
A disbarred attorney remained in jail Friday on a combined bond of $400,000 after being accused in DuPage and Will counties of impersonating a Naperville lawyer.
Pakistan stars released without charge: lawyer
LONDON (September 04 2010): British police released without charge three Pakistani cricket players embroiled in fixing claims after questioning them under caution Friday, their lawyer said.
Bay City attorney Edward Czuprynski to host second judicial forum in October
BAY CITY — For the second time this year, local attorney Edward M. Czuprynski, via his law firm Bay Justice Associates P.C., will sponsor a judicial forum geared toward informing voters on the four candidates vying for two Bay County judge seats.
Lawyer: Oshkosh DJ lost everything to Internet sex addiction
FAIRFAX, Va. Former Oshkosh radio disc jockey Richard Kieffer was sentenced Friday to 10 years in Virginia state prison for sexual solicitation of a minor over the Internet.
U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke: SB 1070 Has "Unconstitional Stench"
U.S. Attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke makes his first visit to the Friday Roundtable to talk about the Obama administration's lawsuit against SB 1070, the ongoing efforts to combat illegal immigration and the new lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Lawyer: Police messed up
Is Michael Crutchfield a ruthless thug whose Mother's Day 2009 shooting spree left an innocent bystander dead or is he the victim of poor police work?
Texas attorney general to investigate complaints about Google's search engine
SAN FRANCISCO - Google's methods for recommending Web sites are being reviewed by the Texas state attorney general in an investigation spurred by complaints that the company has abused its power as the Internet's dominant search engine. Google - Web search engine - Microsoft - Searching - Search Engines
Attorney barred from practicing law for 2 years
A attorney has been suspended by the South Carolina SupremeCourt, barring him from practicing law in the state for twoyears.
Sandy Springs Lawyer Ordered To Pay The Family Of A Man Who Died In A Rome Nursing Facility
   A jury says a Sandy Springs lawyer and nursing home operator should pay $43.5 million to the family of a man who died at a Rome nursing facility. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the verdict against 62-year-old George D. Houser was handed down Friday in a wrongful death lawsuit. The payment is to go to the estate of Morris Ellison who was 80 when he died. Ellison's daughter ...
Assistant recommended for Macoupin County state's attorney's post
CARLINVILLE - Assistant State's Attorney Jennifer Watson is the choice of the Macoupin County Democratic Central Committee to assume the role of state's attorney.
Tapes of Attorney Bremner's 911 calls released
Seattle attorney Anne Bremner pleaded guilty this week to DUI charges and apologized for her actions in court.
Windsor lawyer joins mayoral race
WINDSOR, Ont. — A Windsor lawyer is the latest to join the chase for the mayor’s chair.
Taylor Lautner settles suit over RV for movie set
A lawyer for Taylor Lautner says the "Twilight" star has settled a lawsuit with an RV dealership he claims didn't deliver a $300,000 coach in time for a movie shoot.
Lawyer Accused of Impersonating Client's Dead Wife
An Arizona attorney may face disciplinary action after an investigation found that she told a client she was channeling his dead wife, then lied about it during an unrelated disciplinary proceeding. The client testified that Charna Johnson pressured him to have a sexual relationship, although she told the investigator that the references to sex were coming from the deceased wife, not herself ...
Tapes of Attorney Bremner's 911 calls released
SEATTLE - Seattle attorney Anne Bremner pleaded guilty this week to DUI charges and apologized for her actions in court. Now we're getting a much better idea of what those actions were and we're hearing her in her own words on the night of her arrest. Bremner spent weeks trying to keep information related to the case under wraps, but she finally pleaded guilty and stopped legal efforts to block ...
Democrats’ Ads in Race for New York Attorney General
The five Democrats running for attorney general in New York State are planning an 11th-hour blitz before the Sept. 14 primary.
Windsor lawyer joins mayoral race
WINDSOR, Ont. — A Windsor lawyer is the latest to join the chase for the mayor’s chair.
Texas attorney general opens antitrust review of Google search
Texas attorney general opens antitrust review of Google search
Attorney says workplace violence happens for variety of reasons
HOUSTON—Violence in the workplace may be more common than most people imagine. Each year an estimated one million people are exposed to some form of workplace violence. Earlier this week, police shot and killed a man armed with bombs as he held three hostages at the Discovery Communications building near Washington D.C. Labor attorney Stephen Roppolo said workplace violence happens for a variety ...
Defense lawyer discredits SBI
The coming courtroom attacks on the State Bureau of Investigation were previewed Friday in Alamance County, as a defense lawyer launched a wide-ranging assault on the credibility of the SBI and its crime lab.
Neighbors attorney: New Turner Hannaford too big
AUBURN — An attorney for neighbors in Turner who don’t want to see a Hannaford built next door argued in court Friday that the proposed grocery store was just too big.
Lawyer charged with coke possession
SALEM — A Witch City defense attorney was arrested yesterday afternoon after police with a search warrant entered his residence and discovered scales and hundreds of dollars worth of cocaine. James R. Willis, 35, of 20 Pingree St., first floor, Salem, was arrested at 4:40 p.m. at his home. He was charged with possession of a Class B substance (cocaine) with intent to distribute and possession ...
Candidate for state attorney general visits Valdosta
Former Dougherty County District Attorney Ken Hodges visited Valdosta Wednesday and Thursday, attending fundraising events as part of his tour across the state in pursuit of the state attorney general position.
Hedgie Cohen's ex-wife is suing her lawyer
Patricia Cohen, the ex-wife of hedge fund kingpin Steve Cohen, is going after the high-profile lawyer behind her now-abandoned effort to grab a controlling stake in Cohen's $13 billion hedge fund empire. Patricia, who's suing her billionaire ex-hubby for allegedly cheating her out of money in their divorce...
Deal's lawyer denies jury is investigating
No federal grand jury is investigating former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, contrary to published reports and numerous ads by his opponents, said the lawyer for the Republican candidate for governor.
Seattle Attorney Releases 911 Calls From The Night Of Her Arrest
Attorney Anne Bremner delivers police report and 911 calls to media Saying she wants to bring the issue of her DUI arrest to a close, high-profile Seattle Attorney Anne Bremner released copies of her arrest report and 911 calls on the night of her arrest.
Lawyer seeks reduced bond for truck driver
WARREN - The lawyer for a truck driver accused of causing an accident that killed three U.S. Marine recruits March 31 says his client deserves to have a lower bond because he is not a flight risk and that he has cooperated fully with authorities. J.
Deal's lawyer denies grand jury is investigating
No federal grand jury is investigating former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, contrary to published reports and numerous ads by his opponents, said the lawyer for the Republican candidate for governor.
Lawyer pleads guilty to stealing from trust
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- A former Cape Girardeau lawyer has pleaded guilty of felony stealing for embezzling $325,000 from a deceased client's trust fund.
Lawyer cum-sculptor donates to High Court
DAVID NGWERUME recently gave one of his sculptures titled Justice Balance Scale to the High Court in Bulawayo.
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.
Peter Grech appointed Attorney General
Lawyer Peter Grech will succeed Attorney General Silvio Camilleri, who will be sworn in as Chief Justice next week. Dr Grech, 53, who occupied the post of Deputy-Attorney General, graduated doctor of laws in 1979 and was called to the Bar in 1980 when he went into private practice.
Forgery charge added against local lawyer
Allen County prosecutors added additional charges Friday to the criminal case against local lawyer Daniel E. Serban after investigators said he admitted misappropriating money from an estate account.
Lawyer for Paxton claims he and victim were in a relationship
The lawyer for a Calgary man accused of confining and assaulting his former roommate says the pair had an``intimate relationship.'' Jim Lutz says the case involving his client, Dustin Paxton is being treated as an alleged domestic assault. The victims brother denies that, saying the relationship between the two men was not physical. But he also admits his brother did not reach out for help ...
Attorney faces trial for fraud
A Tulsa attorney accused of embezzling money from clients now faces trial on 14 felony counts, including a racketeering allegation.
Lawyer: San Bernardino County's $102 million settlement voids charges
SAN BERNARDINO - San Bernardino County's $102 million settlement with Rancho Cucamonga developer Colonies Partners LP precludes state and local prosecutors from criminally charging former assistant assessor Jim Erwin, Erwin's attorney argued Friday in Superior Court.
Opponent jabs at attorney general
The Democratic challenger to incumbent Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said Friday his experience running conservation programs and his long career as a trial attorney make him the man for
Cricket: Pak stars released without charge - lawyer
London, Sept 3 (AFP) British police released without charge three Pakistani cricket players embroiled in fixing claims after questioning them under caution today, their lawyer said.
Doctor, lawyer, former ambassador among convicted of child abuse in Portugal
Six men have been jailed for sexually abusing dozens of children at the Casa Pia children’s home inn Lisbon, with the condemned including a TV presenter, a doctor, a lawyer and a former ambassador.
Cops to probe attorney's threat to foreigners
Controversial Joburg attorney and self-proclaimed emperor of the Thembuland Royal Empire, Votani Majola has "ordered" all foreigners who came to South Africa after 1993 to leave the country.
Cops to probe attorney's threat to foreigners
Police are investigating controversial attorney and self-proclaimed emperor of the Thembuland Royal Empire, Votani Majola, for a series of written warning against foreigners in the country.
Cops to probe attorney's threat to foreigners
Controversial Joburg attorney and self-proclaimed emperor of the Thembuland Royal Empire, Votani Majola has "ordered" all foreigners who came to South Africa after 1993 to leave the country.
TAYLOR: District's attorney looking into issue with high school bleachers
TAYLOR –– The school district’s attorney will begin looking into ongoing problems with the Truman athletic field bleachers.
Pakistan cricketers 'innocent': lawyer
The lawyer of the three cricketers at the centre of the Pakistani match-fixing scandal says money recovered from his clients doesn't prove any wrongdoing.