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Lawyer, church bury hatchet
A Pretoria advocate and the Zion Christian Church have settled a feud outside the Pretoria High Court.
Lawyer, church bury hatchet
A Pretoria advocate and the Zion Christian Church yesterday settled a feud outside the Pretoria High Court, after Mphafolane Koma brought an urgent application to stop the church from continuing to read an alleged defamatory circular against him to “millions and millions” of members.
Lawyer, church bury hatchet
A Pretoria advocate and the Zion Christian Church yesterday settled a feud outside the Pretoria High Court, after Mphafolane Koma brought an urgent application to stop the church from continuing to read an alleged defamatory circular against him to “millions and millions” of members.
Lawyer, church bury hatchet
A Pretoria advocate and the Zion Christian Church yesterday settled a feud outside the Pretoria High Court, after Mphafolane Koma brought an urgent application to stop the church from continuing to read an alleged defamatory circular against him to “millions and millions” of members.
Breaking news: Lintott, Eyster spar at district attorney forum
The district attorney candidate forum started acrimonious and grew more so as the debate wore on Tuesday night, starting when challenger David Eyster accused incumbent Meredith Lintott of being a bad leader.
Lawyer, church bury hatchet
A Pretoria advocate and the Zion Christian Church yesterday settled a feud outside the Pretoria High Court, after Mphafolane Koma brought an urgent application to stop the church from continuing to read an alleged defamatory circular against him to “millions and millions” of members.
Attorney general candidates offer differing visions of post
Republican Steve Cooley tries to cut an image as a tough-on-crime prosecutor, and Democrat Kamala Harris casts herself as the best leader for modern-day California. In a searing first debate, state attorney general candidates Steve Cooley and Kamala Harris on Tuesday traded shots over their differing visions for California's top law enforcement job, with Cooley hammering on his opponent's ...
Attorney wants online court records blocked
ELYRIA — Five defendants in murder and rape cases want their online court records blocked from public view while they are on trial.
Prosecutor: Lawyer’s death followed months of abuse
HAMILTON — Margaret “Missy” Allen’s body was so decomposed when it was found in July 2008 that a sorority tattoo on the back of the Fairfield attorney’s shoulder was the key to her identity, prosecutors said Tuesday during opening statements of the capital murder trial for the Cincinnati man accused in her slaying.Calvin McKelton allegedly killed Allen just two months after she broke her leg ...
DA releases attorney pro tem files to Wooten's attorney
Members of the Collin County District Attorney's Office avoided having to take the witness stand by releasing the documents that appointed an attorney pro tem to investigate a Collin County district judge.
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.
Attorney general candidates Cooley, Harris face off in only debate
Republican Steve Cooley and Democrat Kamala Harris presented stark differences but no "gotcha" moments Tuesday in the only scheduled debate between the two candidates for attorney general. AG candidates Kamala Harris and Steve Cooley Republican Steve Cooley, candidate for attorney general, speaks during a debate with Democrat Kamala Harris at the UC Davis Law School in Davis on Tuesday, October ...
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.
Main Line lawyer found guilty of having sex with minor
A Main Line lawyer has been convicted of sexually abusing a Russian ballet dancer he helped support.
Attorney: Bank Case Principal Passes Polygraph
HARRISONBURG - Nearly three months after a local doctor walked into a Harrisonburg bank with what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his back, police have neither cleared the man in the case nor made any arrests.
Dalidio attorney hails decision
The attorney for developer Ernie Dalidio is calling the state Fair Political Practices Commission&#x
Joe Arpaio aide's misconduct allegations investigated by U.S. Attorney's Office, FBI
Allegations of misconduct lodged in a recent memo against high-ranking members of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office are being ''fully investigated'' by the U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI, a letter obtained by The Arizona Republic says.
Criminal lawyer's new commission
A LEEDS criminal lawyer has been appointed vice chairman of the Legal Services Commission VHCC (Very High Costs Cases Appeal Committee). Rob Rode, a partner of Clarion Advocates, is a nationally recognised expert in crime, particularly in fraud work. (06/10/2010 07:42:07)
Michael Jackson’s lawyer speaks out
Michael Jackson's lawyer is still defending his client even though he is in the grave, saying the singer was a "kind-hearted artist” who "truly believed he could heal the world".
Attorney general candidates' contrasting styles
Both are longtime prosecutors who built careers on their achievements as trial lawyers. And both are running for California attorney general on their track records as multi-term district attorneys. But the differences...
Sholar, Robinson seek attorney position
Just like in a court case, longtime County Attorney Walt Sholar makes his case about why he should be elected to another term, and challenger Monica Meredith Robinson objects. "This is a serious choice for people to make," Robinson said.
New prosecutor can make Carmel hazing case right, attorney says
The attorney for an alleged victim in the Carmel High School basketball hazing incidents is asking Hendricks County Prosecutor Pat Baldwin to pursue felony charges against two of the four former players accused in the attacks.
Pee-brained Bx. lawyer faces public-piddle rap
Urine trouble now, counselor. A Bronx Legal Aid lawyer yesterday was handcuffed and issued a summons after urinating right outside the Bronx courthouse in the middle of the day, officials said. "I can't believe that guy just peed right there!" yelped a stunned passer-by as the attorney, Maxwell Gould...
Lawyer: Cliients Got Needless Stents
A Maryland lawyer filed 101 claims Tuesday against a Baltimore hospital, alleging patients had medically unjustified stents inserted in their arteries.
Attorney for 2 Santa Cruz men says Monterey County sheriff's office defamed his clients
MONTEREY -- Two men who say they lost precious artwork in an unsolved Pebble Beach burglary a year ago want their good reputations back after "a hatchet job" at the hands of the Monterey County Sheriff's Office, their attorney said Tuesday.
Wausau attorney charged in drug case
A Wausau attorney faces criminal drug charges after he tried to have a client buy marijuana for him in February, according to court records.
Frank Arena's lawyer disputes Kevin Khuns' claim
The lawyer for a man charged with attacking a police tipster in Greece is challenging the veracity of the alleged victim.
Gowns in court 'silly, elitist', lawyer says
A suggestion that gowns be worn for trials in district courts has been called a "leap backwards" by a Wellington lawyer, who says the gowns are "silly" and "elitist".
Wausau attorney Ronald J. Moore charged with trying to get pot
MADISON Prosecutors have charged a defense attorney with using a client to obtain marijuana.
Supervisors appoint Holl as county attorney
Lisa Holl, an assistant Wapello County attorney, on Tuesday got the nod from the Wapello County Supervisors to act as the county attorney until the general election.
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen pledges to fight child porn, budget cuts
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen faces Scott Hassett, the former secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, in the Nov. 2 general election to be the states attorney.
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen defends sexting response
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen maintained Tuesday that his office appropriately handled the case of a district attorney who sent sexual text messages to a domestic violence victim.
Attorney Ronald Moore charged with attempted possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia
A Wausau attorney faces criminal drug charges after he tried to have a client buy marijuana for him in February, according to court records.
Attorney general hopefuls clash in UC Davis debate
The major party candidates for state attorney general clashed Tuesday on issues ranging from the environment to the death penalty as they tried to distinguish themselves in their only scheduled debate before Election Day.
Erap lawyer in plunder case is also GMA's
MANILA, Philippines - Former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo faced the justice department's preliminary investigation on plunder charges filed against her.
Lawyer named to airport board
Fredericton lawyer Bill Matthews has been named the city's representative to the board of directors of the Fredericton International Airport Authority Inc.
Lawyer urges felony charges in Carmel bus case
The attorney for an alleged victim in the Carmel High School basketball hazing incidents is asking Hendricks County Prosecutor Pat Baldwin to pursue felony charges against two of the four former players accused in the attacks.
County attorney reconsidering resignation
MONTROSE - Montrose County Attorney Bob Hill, who submitted a letter of resignation on Wednesday, now is reconsidering his decision at the request of county commissioners.
Lawyer wanted cop tested for steroids after confrontation with 84-year-old man
Lawyer Mark NeJame requested urine and blood samples from OPD officer Travis Lamont to determine if the officer was on steroids, records show. The lawyer for an elderly man whose neck was broken last month during a confrontation with an Orlando police officer wanted the officer tested for steroids immediately after the incident, newly released documents show.
N.C. attorney general seeks halt in foreclosures
North Carolina's attorney general is asking 14 lenders to stop foreclosure proceedings while they review their procedures.
Main Line lawyer found guilty of having sex with minor
A Main Line lawyer has been convicted of sexually abusing a Russian ballet dancer he helped support.
Lawyer urges felony charges in Carmel bus case
The attorney for an alleged victim in the Carmel High School basketball hazing incidents is asking Hendricks County Prosecutor Pat Baldwin to pursue felony charges against two of the four former players accused in the attacks.
N.C. attorney general seeks halt in some foreclosures
CHARLOTTE (AP) — North Carolina's attorney general is asking 14 lenders to stop foreclosure proceedings while they review their procedures. read more
Lawyer wants officer tested for steroids
The lawyer for a man whose neck was broken in an encounter with the Orlando Police Department wants the officer involved tested for steroid use.
Arroyo lawyer questions DOJ impartiality on plunder case
(Updated 7:33 p.m.) Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Wednesday went to the Department of Justice, despite her lawyer Estelito Mendoza questioning the agency's impartiality, to attend the preliminary investigation of a P72-million plunder complaint filed against her by a private citizen last August.
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.
District attorney seeks judge's recusal in Willingham court of inquiry
The district attorney of Navarro County is seeking the recusal of state District Judge Charlie Baird in a high-profile court of inquiry set to start today to determine whether Cameron Todd Willingham was wrongfully executed for the deaths of his three daughters.
Stalker wins battle for court-appointed lawyer in appeal against banishment
REGINA - A convicted stalker who was ordered out of Regina for a year has won his battle for a court-appointed lawyer. Justice Mona Dovell says Gerald Klein's appeal of his banishment will involve complex arguments involving constitutional and charter issues.
Attorney General Terry Goddard to announce deal with bank today
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard plans to announce a deal with a national bank on Wednesday that will help some people avoid foreclosure.
No lawyer yet for council hopeful
A candidate for city council who remains in custody charged with stalking said he's having trouble finding a lawyer, a North Bay court heard Tuesday.[...]