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Investor’s lawyer: Woman’s claims false
The lawyer representing local investor Rob Finlay and his company in a lawsuit against former employee Christine Ingemi called her claims “completely false, baseless claims … cooked up to try and extort money from my client.” On Wednesday, Manchester attorney Kevin Fitzgerald said the claims by Ingemi were filed in response to Finlay’s initial suit in April 2009, claiming it was Ingemi who ...
Lawyer: Whitman 'exploited illegal-immigrant housekeeper
A lawyer for Meg Whitman s former housekeeper said the Republican candidate knew the woman was likely an undocumented immigrant and only fired her after she decided to run for governor. Whitman s campaign says the woman claimed she had a Social Security number and driver s license.
Lawyer: Whitman 'exploited illegal-immigrant housekeeper
A lawyer for Meg Whitman s former housekeeper said the Republican candidate knew the woman was likely an undocumented immigrant and only fired her after she decided to run for governor. Whitman s campaign says the woman claimed she had a Social Security number and driver s license.
Waller County District Attorney
Waller County District Attorney’s Office felony cases disposed of July/August 2010:
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.
GOP lawyer: Russell can't be dropped from ballot line
Republicans have no chance of getting Jim Russell off their ballot line for the 18th Congressional District, regardless of what they've learned about his racial views, the Westchester GOP's lawyer said Wednesday.
Attorney encourages city to stick with lawsuit
Former Montana Supreme Court justice Terry Trieweiler weighed in on the "doughnut" issue in a Sept. 17 letter with advice to the Whitefish City Council.
Komisarjevsky lawyer gets contempt hearing postponed (document/video)
NEW HAVEN — Attorney Jeremiah Donovan, and the attorney representing him, will have an extra 13 days to prepare for a show-cause hearing to explain why Donovan shouldn’t be held in criminal contempt of court.
Attorney General Dominic Grieve fights charity threat to private schools
Dominic Grieve (pictured) has made a formal challenge to the quango's controversial new rules, which deny independent schools charitable status if they do not provide bursaries for poorer pupils.
Charges dismissed in lawyer's death
Farmington Hills -- Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper said Wednesday she sought dismissal of charges against a woman charged with her husband's death based on professional responsibility and new evidence that contradicted earlier police and hospital reports.
Lawmaker hit for defying high court
A lawyer for Ombudsman Ma. Merceditas Gutierrez on Wednesday accused Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupaz, chairman of the House justice committee, of pursuing a personal vendetta in defying the Supreme Court’s order to suspend the impeachment proceedings.
Ampatuan lawyer unfazed by witness’ testimony
DEFENSE lawyers in the Maguindanao massacre trial brushed off the testimony of the first prosecution witness who tagged the head of the powerful Ampatuan clan as the one who masterminded and carried out the November 23, 2009 killings that left 57 people dead.
Audit reveals diversion funds mishandled by Keith County Attorney
A recent audit of the Keith County Attorney’s office revealed that between March 2007 and June 2008 they accumulated nearly $19,000 in diversion fees but didn’t turn the money into the County Treasurer’s office as required by law.
Farmington Hills lawyer's wife free, but not cleared
From his deathbed, appellate lawyer Lloyd Johnson tried to tell police what happened to him. Intubated and unable to talk, septic from a gaping wound at the base of his spine, he motioned to answer questions.
Berwyn lawyer denies sex with Russian dancer
A wealthy Berwyn lawyer flat-out denied to a federal jury yesterday that he sexually assaulted an underage Russian ballet dancer who lived with him in Moscow.
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.
Jordan-Elbridge lawyer: New superintendent was never officially picked for job; announcements of appointment a mistake
Dick Blume/The Post-Standard Frank Miller (left), lawyer for the Jordan-Elbridge School District, stands in state Supreme Court Wednesday with Stephen Ciotoli (right), representing suspended J-E High School principal David Zehner, who is in the background. Zehner is suing the district,...
County attorney tenders resignation
MONTROSE - Montrose County Attorney Bob Hill tendered his resignation yesterday, but at least one commissioner said he hopes Hill will reconsider. “He’s been a dedicated, resourceful, hard-working guy for the county, and I just don’t want to see him leave,” Commissioner Ron Henderson said.
Herron lawyer files FEC complaint
A Washington election-law attorney has filed a complaint against Stephen Fincher's congressional campaign alleging the campaign has violated Federal Election Commission rules by failing to report a bank loan.
Komisarjevsky lawyer gets contempt hearing postponed (document/video)
NEW HAVEN — Attorney Jeremiah Donovan, and the attorney representing him, will have an extra 13 days to prepare for a show-cause hearing to explain why Donovan shouldn’t be held in criminal contempt of court.
Berwyn Attorney Denies ‘Sex Tourism’ Charges
Federal authorities call it sexual tourism. But a 45-year-old Berwyn attorney has categorically denied he sexually abused a child student in Moscow
Sentence Modification Backed By Waterbury State's Attorney Comes Under Scrutiny
WATERBURY — Waterbury State's Attorney John Connelly approved a rare sentence modification in 2008 for the relative of an NBA basketball player from Waterbury — cutting six months off a three-year jail term that already had been significantly reduced — and now federal authorities are asking why.
Lawyer: Disputed India holy site to be divided
An Indian court has ruled that a disputed holy site in the town of Ayodhya should be split between the Hindu and Muslim communities.
Lawyer: Disputed India holy site to be divided
An Indian court has ruled that a disputed holy site in the town of Ayodhya should be split between the Hindu and Muslim communities.
Ayodhya land to be divided among Hindus, Muslims: lawyer
Ayodhya land to be divided among Hindus, Muslims: lawyer The disputed land at Ayodhya has been recommended to be divided equally among Hindus, Muslims and a Hindu religious group, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesman and lawyer Ravi Shankar Prasad said Thursday.
Indian Ayodhya holy site to be divided: lawyer
A disputed Indian holy site in Ayodhya claimed by Muslims and Hindus is to be divided between the religious groups a lawyer acting for one of the Hindu litigants told reporters on Thursday.
Indian Ayodhya holy site to be divided: lawyer
A disputed Indian holy site in Ayodhya claimed by Muslims and Hindus is to be divided between the religious groups, a lawyer acting for one of the Hindu litigants told reporters on Thursday.
Lawyer to appeal court ruling on Indian holy site
A lawyer for the Muslim community says he will appeal an Indian court ruling that would divide a disputed holy site between the Hindu and Muslim communities.
Lawyer to appeal court ruling on Indian holy site
A lawyer for the Muslim community says he will appeal an Indian court ruling that would divide a disputed holy site between the Hindu and Muslim communities.
Indian Ayodhya holy site to be divided: lawyer
A disputed Indian holy site in Ayodhya claimed by Muslims and Hindus is to be divided between the religious groups, a lawyer acting for one of the Hindu litigants told reporters on Thursday.
Lawyer: videos show Milford cops' reckless driving
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A lawyer for one of two teens killed when a Milford police cruiser slammed into their car at 94 mph says video recordings from other cruisers show city officers speeding to calls at more than 85 mph.
Lawyer: Disputed India holy site to be divided
An Indian court ruled Thursday that a disputed holy site that has sparked bloody communal riots across the country in the past should be divided between the Hindu and Muslim communities, a lawyer involved in the suit said.
Help build a temple, Hindu lawyer tells Muslims
Lucknow, Sep 30 : Ravi Shankar Prasad, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and lawyer for one of the litigants in the Ayodhya land dispute, Thursday urged Muslims to help build a grand temple for the Hindu god Ram at the site where a makeshift temple now stands.
Attorney says anti-immigration effort 'hysteria'
JACKSON — Critics of a proposed anti-immigration law in Mississippi called it an unfunded mandate for law enforcement and urged the state to avoid rushing to adopt a measure akin to one facing legal challenges in Arizona.
Indian Court Reportedly Divides Disputed Holy Site
A lawyer involved in the case says court has decided that the compound in Ayodhya that has sparked bloody communal riots across the country in the past should be divided between the Hindu and Muslim communities.
Indian Court Reportedly Divides Disputed Holy Site
A lawyer involved in the case says court has decided that the compound in Ayodhya that has sparked bloody communal riots across the country in the past should be divided between the Hindu and Muslim communities.
Lawyer: Indian Holy Site in Ayodhya to be Split
Court Rules Site at Center of Bloody Riots to be Divided between Hindus, Muslims, Attorney Involved in Suit Says
Lawyer: Disputed India Holy Site to Be Divided
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Indian Ayodhya holy site to be divided - lawyer
  A disputed Indian holy site in Ayodhya claimed by Muslims and Hindus is to be divided between the religious groups, a lawyer acting for one of the Hindu litigants told reporters on Thursday. "In the majority verdict, two judges said the site would be divided in three parts," lawyer Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters outside the court where a three-judge bench delivered a verdict. The process ...
Lawyer: videos show Milford cops' reckless driving
A lawyer for one of two teens killed when a Milford police cruiser slammed into their car at 94 mph says video recordings from other cruisers show city officers speeding to calls at more than 85 mph. Police car - Police - Law - Law Enforcement - Chrysler
Attorney: Menu conflict was not discrimination
A dispute over the menu at a Fishers-based Catholic home-schooling group's masquerade ball did not amount to discrimination, attorneys from the Thomas More Society told an Indiana Civil Rights Commission administrative law judge Wednesday.
MyFranchiseLaw.com Adds New Free Listing to Franchise Lawyer Directory
MyFranchiseLaw.com has added an additional lawyer listing option to help users find a qualified local franchise attorney.
Attorney: Bristol Palin only ate at Alaska bar
A Palin family attorney is defending as legal Bristol Palin's appearance at an Anchorage establishment where her "Dancing with the Stars" partner Mark Ballas performed.
William C. Killian confirmed as U.S. attorney here
KNOXVILLE - Jasper, Tenn., lawyer William C. Killian has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee - drawing praise from U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn.
Attorney: Bristol Palin only ate at Alaska bar
(AP:JUNEAU, Alaska) A Palin family attorney is defending as legal Bristol Palin's appearance at an Anchorage establishment where her "Dancing with the Stars" partner Mark Ballas performed.
Temple site is where Ram was born: lawyer
Temple site is where Ram was born: lawyer The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday decided by majority that the site where a makeshift Ram Lalla temple exists is where Hindu god Ram was born, lawyer Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
Yates County lawyer accused of stealing from clients
A lawyer from Yates County accused of withholding thousands from a client is facing felony charges.
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.
Anna Nicole's lawyer partly acquitted
The judge in the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy case has acquitted her boyfriend-lawyer Howard K Stern of two charges.
DA in Montrose arrested for unlawful sexual contact
MONTROSE, Colo.—A district attorney from western Colorado has been arrested, accused of unlawful sexual contact and indecent exposure.