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Sosilawati Murder: Three Suspects Including Lawyer Rearrested
KUALA LUMPUR, 7 OCTOBER, 2010: Three suspects including a lawyer and his brother were rearrested today to facilitate investigations into the disappearance of two businessmen.
Attorney: Dunn Suspended From Classes At Baylor
Baylor guard LaceDarius Dunn was suspended from classes by the university Thursday amid allegations that the star player hit his girlfriend during a domestic dispute, his attorney said. Attorney Vikram Deivanayagam told The Associated Press it was too early to know whether the suspension would cause Dunn to miss the rest of the semester and be sidelined for at least the early part of the season.
GOP donates $50,000 to attorney general candidate
S.C. Republicans have put $50,000 into attorney general hopeful Alan Wilson’s campaign.
Sosilawati Murder: Three Suspects Including Lawyer Rearrested
KUALA LUMPUR, 7 OCTOBER, 2010: Three suspects including a lawyer and his brother were rearrested today to facilitate investigations into the disappearance of two businessmen.
Attorney: Bell offered severance to ousted manager
An attorney for Robert Rizzo says the former Bell city manager charged with corruption was never terminated and did not resign his position from the scandal-plagued Southern California city.
Appellate court rules against awarding attorney fees to man kicked in face by sheriff's deputy in 2006
A state appellate court ruled Wednesday that attorney's fees will not be paid to a man who won $240,000 in damages after a deputy kicked him and in the face and broke his jaw in 2006.
Attorney: Greene was just flirting with student
South Carolina Democratic Senate nominee Alvin Greene was just trying to flirt with a teenage college student when he allegedly showed her online pornography in a campus computer lab last year, his attorney said Thursday.
Attorney jailed after refusing to say pledge
A judge finds Danny Lampley in contempt of court for failing to recite the patriotic oath.
Attorney: Greene was just flirting
COLUMBIA -- Democratic Senate nominee Alvin Greene was just trying to flirt with a teenage South Carolina college student when he allegedly showed her pornography in a campus computer lab, his attorney said Thursday in the first indication of his planned defense. "He was attempting to fli...
Lawyer: 'Insane' foreclosures should be undone
Banks went nuts during the housing boom, so the state's top court should uphold a ruling that potentially...
Editorial board meets George Jepsen, attorney general candidate (video)
TORRINGTON — Attorney general candidate George Jepsen has waited for his opportunity at the office for decades. Jepsen sat down with the Register Citizen editorial board to discuss his strategy against Republican candidate Martha Dean, as well as how he differs from longtime attorney general Richard Blumenthal.
Lawyer tries to get Bonita murder defendant's statement tossed
Bonita Springs murder defendant Richard Elkins hopes his statement to detectives, in which he admits to beating a man to death in 2007, won't be...
Van Hollen, Hassett trade jabs in attorney general candidates' debate
The candidates for Wisconsin attorney general stayed comfortably in their corners for most of a hosted discussion in Milwaukee on Thursday, but each managed to work in a few jabs as well.
Attorney general wants review of insurance rates
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has asked state Insurance Commissioner Thomas Sullivan to reconsider rate hikes as high as 50 percent that he has granted Aetna and Anthem.
Wis. attorney general candidates have first debate
By: Beth Pickhard Candidates for attorney general, Republican incumbent J.B. Van Hollen and Democrat Scott Hassett, met in a debate at the Marquette University Law School Thursday. Hassett, a trial lawyer and former secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural ...
Attorney: Bell offered severance to ousted manager
LOS ANGELES — Robert Rizzo, the former Bell city manager charged with public corruption, was never terminated and did not resign his position from the scandal-plagued Southern California city, his attorney said Thursday.
City responds to Attorney General's report on Imam shooting
DEARBORN — The Michigan Attorney General’s Office has released its findings in the FBI action that resulted in the death of Imam Luqman Abdullah on October 28, 2009 in a warehouse in Dearborn. The Attorney General’s Office concluded that no Michigan law had been broken.
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.
Lawyer: Winnebago County sergeant to testify
ROCKFORD — The attorney for Winnebago County Sheriff’s Sgt. Aaron Booker says she’ll call her client to take the stand during his disciplinary hearing, but it’s still up in the air as to when that might be.
Welch’s attorney asks for review of case
KINGMAN — The attorney for the woman who allegedly helped three inmates escape from a Kingman prison in July is also seeking to send her case back to the Mohave County grand jury.
Lawyer: Fight continues
When a Mississippi judge entered a courtroom and asked everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, a lawyer with a reputation for fighting free speech battles stayed silent as everyone else recited the patriotic oath. He was jailed.
Super lawyer’
Gary Greenwald, the founder of Greenwald law offices in Chester, Wurtsboro and New York City, was recently named to the Hudson Valley “Super Lawyers” list in the field of general litigation.
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.
Pa. attorney general probes millions in land deals by Hershey School's trust
The expenditure of $17 million on a golf course and clubhouse by the trustees of the Hershey School - just one of a number of land deals costing tens of millions of dollars made in the last six years - has resulted in an investigation by the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General.
Pa. attorney general probes millions in land deals by Hershey School's trust
The expenditure of $17 million on a golf course and clubhouse by the trustees of the Hershey School - just one of a number of land deals costing tens of millions of dollars made in the last six years - has resulted in an investigation by the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General.
Pa. attorney general probes millions in land deals by Hershey School's trust
The expenditure of $17 million on a golf course and clubhouse by the trustees of the Hershey School - just one of a number of land deals costing tens of millions of dollars made in the last six years - has resulted in an investigation by the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General.
Suit is filed against builder n The attorney general alleges Petricca Construction falsely submitted claims to the ...
PITTSFIELD -- State Attorney General Martha Coakley has filed suit against the Petricca Construction Co., alleging the Pittsfield-based contractor fraudulently obtained contracts and falsely certified it was in compliance with contracts involving state-approved minority- and woman-owned businesses on nine public construction projects.
Smart takes Lawyer of Year award
Peter Smart has been named Yorkshire Lawyer of the Year at the 2010 Yorkshire Lawyer Awards ceremony. (08/10/2010 08:25:16)
Cordray defends record, points to reforms
Attorney general answers challenger's criticism, says he regrets DeWine wouldn't debate him
Pa. attorney general probes millions in land deals by Hershey School's trust
The expenditure of $17 million on a golf course and clubhouse by the trustees of the Hershey School - just one of a number of land deals costing tens of millions of dollars made in the last six years - has resulted in an investigation by the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General.
Pa. attorney general probes millions in land deals by Hershey School's trust
The expenditure of $17 million on a golf course and clubhouse by the trustees of the Hershey School - just one of a number of land deals costing tens of millions of dollars made in the last six years - has resulted in an investigation by the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General.
Klimt lawyer’s fee funds museum
new york. The US lawyer who negotiated the restitution of five paintings by Klimt has funded the relocation and expansion of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Its new $18m building opens on 10 October thanks to the generosity of Randol...
Remand for trio, including lawyer brothers, extended
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 8, 2010): Police today obtained a court order to extend the remand of three suspects until Oct 13 in the case of a businessman reported missing recently.
Lawyer: Bell, CA, Owes Rizzo Severance, Back Pay
Bell, Calif., Reneged on Disgraced City Manager's Back Pay and Severance, Says Attorney, Violated Labor Laws
Attorney: Ousted Bell city manager never resigned
Robert Rizzo, the former Bell city manager charged with corruption, negotiated a severance package with the City Council, but the city later withdrew its offer, his attorney said.
Bout's lawyer files appeal
The lawyer of alled Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout on Friday filed an appeal against the Criminal Court's decision to drop charges of money laundering and wire fraud against his client.
Final defense lawyer offers argument in Anna Nicole Smith case
LOS ANGELES -- Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer-manager Howard K. Stern was also her best friend and lover and would never have been part of an alleged plot to provide her with harmful drugs, a defense lawyer said Thursday.
Final defense lawyer offers argument in Smith case
With Howard K. Stern watching solemnly, his lawyer told jurors in his drug conspiracy trial that he loved Anna Nicole Smith and never conspired to give her harmful drugs.
Final defense lawyer offers argument in Smith case
With Howard K. Stern watching solemnly, his lawyer told jurors in his drug conspiracy trial that he loved Anna Nicole Smith and never conspired to give her harmful drugs.
Final defense lawyer offers argument in Smith case
With Howard K. Stern watching solemnly, his lawyer told jurors in his drug conspiracy trial that he loved Anna Nicole Smith and never conspired to give her harmful drugs.
Final defense lawyer offers argument in Smith case
With Howard K. Stern watching solemnly, his lawyer told jurors in his drug conspiracy trial that he loved Anna Nicole Smith and never conspired to give her harmful drugs.
Attorney: Greene was just flirting with student
An attorney for Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Alvin Greene says the misdemeanor obscenity charge his client faces for allegedly showing porn to a college student is "a waste of court time."
WYANDOTTE: Attorney says city in compliance on trash collection bid
WYANDOTTE — The city attorney has weighed in on the propriety of allowing a contractor to change a bid for trash collection services.
WYANDOTTE: Attorney says city in compliance on trash collection bid
WYANDOTTE — The city attorney has weighed in on the propriety of allowing a contractor to change a bid for trash collection services.
Attorney: Greene was flirting with student - Army News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Army Times
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Democratic Senate nominee Alvin Greene was just trying to flirt with a teenage college student when he allegedly showed her online pornography in a campus computer lab last year, his attorney said Thursday.
Attorney: Greene was flirting with student - Navy News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Navy Times
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Democratic Senate nominee Alvin Greene was just trying to flirt with a teenage college student when he allegedly showed her online pornography in a campus computer lab last year, his attorney said Thursday.
U.S. attorney claimed illness in alimony case
At the time newly appointed U.S. Attorney Bill Killian applied to be one of the state’s top federal prosecutors, he was arguing in court to reduce or end alimony payments to his ex-wife because he said a 2009 diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease had and would hurt his ability to work.
Miss. Judge Again Asks Courtroom to Say Pledge After Jailing Lawyer for Refusing
A Mississippi judge again asked everyone in his courtroom to stand and pledge allegiance to the flag after jailing a lawyer for refusing the request.
Lawyer jailed for not saying pledge
TUPELO, Miss. -- When a Mississippi judge entered a courtroom and asked everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, an attorney with a reputation for fighting free speech battles stayed silent as everyone else recited the patriotic oath. The lawy ...