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MIDDLESEX DISTRICT ATTORNEY Sex offender law amended
A legal amendment that gives prosecutors more say in Sexually Dangerous Persons (SDP) hearings was signed into law Aug. 6, according to the office Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone.
Attorney: JetBlue attendant Slater resigned
Associated Press - September 5, 2010 3:05 PM ET NEW YORK (AP) - The flight attendant infamous for jumping down a plane's emergency chute in New York resigned from his job, according to his...
Infamous JetBlue flight attendant resigned, attorney says
A lawyer says a JetBlue flight attendant infamous for jumping down a plane's emergency chute in New York City resigned from his job and wasn't fired by the airline.
For lawyer, it's all about justice for Viktor
A private jet sent late last month by the US to pick up Russian alleged arms smuggler Viktor Bout remains on the tarmac at Don Mueang air force base while the wrangling over his extradition continues. Lak Nittiwattanawichan, the 74-year-old lawyer who has represented Mr Bout from the time of his arrest, had a chance to discuss his strategy to block the US's attempted extradition of Mr Bout with ...
Attorney General
Name: Eric Dinallo Age: 47 Party Affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Ethics Professor, Stern School of Business at New York University
Attorney: JetBlue Attendant in NYC Flap Resigned
Attorney says JetBlue flight attendant in JFK airport flap resigned, wasn't fired by airline JetBlue Airways - John F. Kennedy International Airport - Aviation - Transportation and Logistics - Business
Attorney: JetBlue flight attendant quit
A flight attendant who captured America's attention when he told off a plane full of passengers and then slid down an emergency chute resigned from his job last week and wasn't fired, his lawyer said Sunday. JetBlue Airways - Flight attendant - United States - Aviation - Pittsburgh
Lawyer sues website over lawyer-ranking system
A St. Petersburg attorney is suing a national lawyer directory because it rates him as a bad lawyer.
Appeal for sightings of missing lawyer
Inquiries are continuing into the disappearance of a missing Wellington lawyer though official police searches have stopped.
Lawyer for ex-JetBlue flight attendant Slater says client was not fired by airline
Patrick E. McCarthy/Newsday/MCTA file photo of former JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater. NEW YORK — A flight attendant who captured America's attention when he told off a plane full of passengers and then slid down an emergency chute resigned from...
Two Yemeni journalists being held incommunicado: lawyer
DUBAI (AFP) - Two Yemeni journalists are being held incommunicado without charge more than 20 days after their arrest in Sanaa, a lawyer and rights activist said on Sunday.
Two Yemeni journalists being held incommunicado: lawyer
Two Yemeni journalists are being held incommunicado without charge more than 20 days after their arrest in Sanaa a lawyer and rights activist said on Sunday.
Two Yemeni journalists being held incommunicado: lawyer
Two Yemeni journalists are being held incommunicado without charge more than 20 days after their arrest in Sanaa, a lawyer and rights activist said on Sunday.
MARYLAND: Attorney General issues campaign literature warning
BALTIMORE — Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is warning candidates about deceitful and misleading campaign literature.
Lawyer Says JetBlue Flight Attendant Resigned, Not Fired
A flight attendant who captured America's attention when he told off a plane full of passengers and then slid down an emergency chute resigned from his job last week and wasn't fired, his lawyer said Sunday.
Attorney: JetBlue attendant in NYC flap resigned
NEW YORK (AP) - A flight attendant who captured America's attention when he told off a plane full of passengers and then slid down an emergency chute resigned from his...
Attorney says flight attendant not fired
NEW YORK - A flight attendant who captured Americas attention when he told off a plane full of passengers and then slid down an emergency chute resigned from his job last week and wasnt fired, his lawyer said Sunday.Steven Slater left the job at JetBlue Ai...
Attorney: $566,000 Panama City loan unenforceable
PANAMA CITY — An attorney for a Panama City woman whose ex-husband borrowed money from the city to build low-income housing argues the loan is unenforceable. Linda Powell paid the city about $566,000 when she sold the property at the southwest...
Attorney: JetBlue attendant in flap resigned
NEW YORK - A flight attendant who captured America's attention when he told off a plane full of passengers and then slid down an emergency chute resigned from his job last week and wasn't fired, his lawyer said today.
Taylor Lautner settles lawsuit sans push ups
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 (U.S.) coach in time for a movie shoot.
JetBlue flight attendant not fired, lawyer says
JetBlue flight attendant not fired, lawyer says
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.
Judge: Lower Merion must pay attorney in laptop case
On Monday Lower Merion School District was ordered by Senior U.S. District Judge Jan E. DuBois to pay attorney Mark Haltzman his fees and costs in a civil case involving allegations school officials improperly used webcam-enabled laptops to spy on students.
Iranian Said to be Lashed Over a Photo
A lawyer for Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani said the punishment was meant to pressure journalists and her family after The Times of London published a photograph it believed was of her.
Twilight star settles lawsuit
A lawyer for Taylor Lautner says the Twilight star has settled a lawsuit with an recreational vehicle dealership he claims didn't deliver a $US300,000 ($NZ426,567) coach in time for a movie shoot. 
Soares, District Attorney, Criticized in Steroid Case
A judge in Florida has allowed the operators of Signature Pharmacy to proceed with a lawsuit that accuses P. David Soares, Albany’s district attorney, of violations.
Uffer attorney presses for Biane deposition
The attorney representing former San Bernardino County Administrative Officer Mark Uffer in a lawsuit says he will ask the court to compel Supervisor Paul Biane to give a deposition if one isn't scheduled soon.
Attorney John Arum was known for his environmental work
John Arum, 49, died during a hike last week in North Cascades National Park. His family said he had set a goal to climb Washington's highest 100 peaks and was attempting a solo ascent of the 8,500-foot Storm King mountain when, apparently, he fell.
Attorney reviews Hilltop development proposal in Cedar Grove
The Cedar Grove Township Council will invite representatives from developer K. Hovnanian and the Essex County Executive to the next public meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13 to get further clarification on the pending offer from the developer to construct a 464-unit housing complex on parcel five of the Hilltop property, the site of the old county psychiatric hospital.
Utah's Attorney General Applauds Craigslist's Adult Section Removal
Utah's Attorney General Mark Shurtleff was part of a group of attorneys general working to get Craigslist to remove the Adult Service section.
Local attorney Linton buys Woodlands Inn
Summerville's most storied getaway, the Woodlands Inn, changed hands from Black Entertainment Television co-founder and Washington-area billionaire Sheila Crump Johnson to local attorney and longtime Flowertown resident Johnny Linton.
Attorney recovers from accident
HUNTINGDON - Sitting in her new office at the Sill Business Incubator, Robin Binder Heath can easily recall the day that changed her life. On her way back to her former office in Altoona on Aug.
‘My Constitution’ head laughs off sedition claim
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 6 – Lawyer Edmund Bon, who heads the Bar Council’s “My Constitution” campaign, said today he was surprised and tickled by a youth group’s claim that its public awareness booklets were seditious. Bon was responding to a police report lodged yesterday by the 1 Malaysia Youth Graduands Club in Serdang, calling on the authorities to ...
Felicia Page finds niche in Macon County State's Attorney's office
DECATUR - The path to her position as Macon County assistantstate's attorney was a winding one for Felicia Page.
Attorney: JetBlue attendant in flap resigned
NEW YORK - A flight attendant who captured America's attention when he told off a plane full of passengers and then slid down an emergency chute resigned from his job last week and wasn't fired, his lawyer said today.
Jetblue Flight Attendant Resigns
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Lawyer asks court to conduct trial on deaths of 9 red-shirt protesters
Kharom Polthaklang, a lawyer of the red-shirt movement, Monday represented relatives of nine red-shirt protesters to ask the Criminal Court to conduct a trial on their deaths.
Supreme state attorney to be fired once replacement is available
Prague, Sept 5 (CTK) - Czech Justice Minister Jiri Pospisil (Civic Democrats, ODS) will announce within a fortnight when he will propose the dismissal of Supreme State Attorney Renata Vesecka, server Novinky.cz writes yesterday.
Man killed in motorcycle crash was Bedford lawyer
A motorcyclist killed Saturday evening on Route 121 in Pound Ridge has been identified as Ari Michael Gross, a Bedford personal-injury lawyer who won several multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts.
Iranian stoning-to-death woman 'lashed 99 times' for false picture published by Times
London, Sept 6 : The lawyer of an Iranian widow, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, has claimed that she has been subjected to '99 lashes' for 'spreading corruption and indecency' in Tabriz prison after a false picture was published by the Times newspaper on 28 August this year for which it has already apologised.
Lawyer: Iran's death row widow receives 99 lashes
An Iranian widow sentenced to death by stoning for alleged adultery has reportedly been lashed 99 times after what was said to be a picture of her without a headscarf appeared in a newspaper.
Attorney to help county address IRS audit issue
VALPARAISO -- The Porter County commissioners plan to hire a tax attorney to help navigate the county's Internal Revenue Service audit. Part of that audit includes a list of numbers in reports that totals more than $55,000, but it's not clear whether that is taxes owed, paid or partially paid or who would pay, if anything is owed. Porter County Attorney Gwenn Rinkenberger said the commissioners ...
Flight attendant's lawyer: He quit
NEW YORK -- A flight attendant who captured America's attention when he told off a plane full of passengers and then slid down an emergency chute resigned from his job last week and wasn't fired, his lawyer said Sunday.Steven Slater left the job at JetBlue on Wednesday, after he had been suspended last month, attorney Daniel J. Horwitz said. JetBlue had said Saturday that Slater was no longer an ...
Lawyer asks court to conduct trial on deaths of 9 red-shirt protesters
Kharom Polthaklang, a lawyer of the red-shirt movement, Monday represented relatives of nine red-shirt protesters to ask the Criminal Court to conduct a trial on their deaths.Kharom lodged the complai...
Arroyo lawyer appeals to Sandiganbayan
Former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo's lawyer said Monday that summoning his client to the Sandiganbayan trial on the cancelled National Broadband Network (NBN) project with Chinese firm ZTE Corp. would be a waste of time because he had no hand in the project. Lawyer Ruy Rondain said Mr. Arroyo has no personal knowledge in the $329-million NBN contract with ZTE Corp. that was cancelled by ...
Two Yemeni journalists being held incommunicado
Lawyer: Yemeni journalists held without charge more than 20 days after their arrest.
Lautner settles suit with RV dealership
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: JetBlue attendant in NYC flight flap resigned
NEW YORK - A flight attendant who captured America's attention when he told off a plane full of passengers and then slid down an emergency chute resigned from his job last week and wasn't fired, his lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer: Iran woman could be stoned to death soon
The lawyer for an Iranian woman sentenced to be stoned on an adultery conviction said Monday that he and her children are worried the delayed execution could be carried out soon with the end of a moratorium on death...
Lawyer for Iranian woman sentenced to be stoned says she could be executed after Ramadan
The lawyer for an Iranian woman sentenced to be stoned on an adultery conviction has said that he and her children are worried the delayed execution could be carried out soon with the end of a moratorium on death sentences for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.