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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.
No right to lawyer during police interrogation: Supreme Court
Crime suspects do not have the constitutional right to have a lawyer present during police interrogation after arrest, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday.
Lawyer: Baylor's Dunn suspended from classes
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.
No right to lawyer during police interrogation: Supreme Court
Crime suspects do not have the constitutional right to have a lawyer present during police interrogation after arrest, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday.
Poll shows Democrat with lead before Attorney General debate
ALBANY -- A new poll shows the Democrat running for attorney general in New York leading his Republican opponent as they head into their first debate Friday.
No right to have lawyer present during questioning, says Supreme Court
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada says there's no place here for the American Miranda rule which gives a suspect the right to have a lawyer present during questioning.
Attorney: Ex-Bell Official Rizzo Never Resigned
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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. Lawyer James Spertus [...]
No right to a lawyer during interrogation, Supreme Court rules
Canada’s top court rules in 5-4 decision that police can deny a suspect right to consult legal counsel during interrogation
McMichael lawyer ordered to repay trust
Geoffrey Zimmerman, counsel of Robert and Signe McMichael for decades, has been ordered to repay funds misappropriated from their trust.
Process begins to fill Calumet County district attorney seat vacated by Ken Kratz
CHILTON The process of selecting a new district attorney for Calumet County is under way.
No right to lawyer during police interrogation: Supreme Court
Crime suspects do not have the constitutional right to have a lawyer present during police interrogation after arrest, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday.
No right to lawyer during questioning, SCC rules
Canadian suspects of serious crimes do not have a constitutional right to have a lawyer present during questioning by authorities, the Supreme Court of Canada said today.
Brantley lawyer files 'not guilty' plea
A Friday morning hearing for Cortnee Brantley, the girlfriend of the man accused of killing two Tampa police officers in June, has been canceled after her lawyer filed a not guilty plea in writing on upgraded charges.
No right to 'lawyer up', Supreme Court rules
Criminals who get their legal advice from Law & Order episodes be warned: the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled there is no constitutional right to have a lawyer present while the cops question you.
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.
No right to have lawyer present during questioning, says Supreme Court
The American Miranda rule that gives a suspect the right to have a lawyer present during questioning has no place here, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday.
Attorney: federal guidelines not followed
The attorney for the families of the Southern Tier men swept away in the Oswego River last month calls a report regarding the incident self-serving.
Clients of lawyer brothers in a dilemma
KUALA LUMPUR: Clients of the lawyer brothers are worried about the status of their cases which were handled by the two men. Since the arrest of the two lawyers early last month, police have seized hundreds of files from their law firm on Jalan Kemboja 33, Banting.
No right to 'lawyer up', Supreme Court rules
Criminals who get their legal advice from Law & Order episodes be warned: the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled there is no constitutional right to have a lawyer present while the cops question you.
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: US judge tells NC school to admit girl suspended over faith-inspired nose piercing
RALEIGH, N.C. - A federal judge ordered a North Carolina school to admit a 14-year-old high school student suspended for wearing a nose piercing she says is part of her religion, and the teenager was on her way to science class Friday afternoon, her attorney said.
Airgas Bylaw Shortens Board Terms, Lawyer Say
(Bloomberg) -- Airgas Inc., trying to fend off a $5.5 billion hostile bid from Air Products & Chemicals Inc., should be able to cancel a new bylaw that improperly shortens directors' terms on its staggered board, a lawyer argued.
Attorney General Pledges More Government Transparency
Oregon Attorney General John Kroger says the state's open records laws are a mess and he says he has a plan to fix them.
Canadian lawyer denounces her arrest in DR Congo
A Canadian lawyer of DR Congolese origin on Friday denounced her arrest in Kinshasa, where police accused her of taking pictures of the arrest of a man who threw a stone at the presidential convoy.
Lawyer: Judge tells school to take pierced NC girl
An attorney says a federal judge has ordered a North Carolina school to admit a 14-year-old student suspended for wearing a nose piercing she says is part of her religion.
No right to 'lawyer up', Supreme Court rules
OTTAWA - Criminals who get their legal advice from Law & Order episodes be warned: the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled there is no constitutional right to have a lawyer present while the cops question you.[...]
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.
Scientists Demand Retraction From Gov't Attorney In NASA Privacy Case
A group of NASA scientists has demanded that the U.S. Attorney General's office immediately retract remarks made by a government attorney arguing a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
No right to lawyer during questioning, SCC rules
Canadian suspects of serious crimes do not have a constitutional right to have a lawyer present during questioning by authorities, the Supreme Court of Canada said today.
No right to lawyer during questioning, says top court
A staple of U.S. cop shows that gives suspects the right to a lawyer during questioning has no place in Canada, the Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Lawyer: Judge tells school to take pierced girl
RALEIGH, N.C. - A federal judge on Friday ordered a North Carolina school to admit a 14-year-old high school student who was suspended for wearing a nose piercing she says is part of her religion, her attorney said.
Canadian lawyer denounces her arrest in Congo
A Canadian lawyer of Congolese origin on Friday denounced her arrest in Kinshasa, where police accused her of taking pictures of the arrest of a man who threw a stone at the presidential convoy.
Attorney: US judge tells school to admit girl suspended over faith-inspired nose piercing
RALEIGH, N.C. - A federal judge on Friday ordered a North Carolina school to admit a 14-year-old high school student who was suspended for wearing a nose piercing she says is part of her religion, her attorney said.
Nevada attorney general asks lenders to termporarily halt foreclosures
Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto sent letters to all residential mortgage lenders in Nevada, asking them to temporarily halt foreclosures, evictions and sales of foreclosed properties, spokeswoman Edie Cartwright said this morning in an e-mail.
Attorney: US judge tells school to admit girl suspended over faith-inspired nose piercing
RALEIGH, N.C. - A federal judge on Friday ordered a North Carolina school to admit a 14-year-old high school student who was suspended for wearing a nose piercing she says is part of her religion, her attorney said.
No right to lawyer, says court
The American Miranda rule that gives a suspect the right to have a lawyer present during questioning has no place here, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday.
Rochester City Attorney Registers as Democrat
Rochester City Attorney Tom Richards filed paperwork with the Monroe County Board of Elections to register with a different political party.
Attorney: US judge tells school to admit girl suspended over faith-inspired nose piercing
A federal judge on Friday ordered a North Carolina school to admit a 14-year-old high school student who was suspended for wearing a nose piercing she says is part of her religion, her attorney said.
No right to lawyer in police interview: top court
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a person questioned by police in connection with a criminal case does not have the right to have a lawyer present during the interview.
No right to lawyer during questioning: court
The American Miranda rule that gives a suspect the right to have a lawyer present during questioning has no place here, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday.
Deputy District Attorney Reports Leading Opponent in Money Race
Los Angeles Superior Court candidate Alan Schneider has gained the financial advantage over Deputy Los Angeles City Attorney Tom Griego in one of the two contests on the November ballot, according to reports filed with the county Registrar-Recorder.
Disbarred Jersey City lawyer pleads guilty to promoting prostitution
Disbarred Jersey City lawyer Francis Monahan faces three to five years in prison when he's sentenced on charges of promoting prostitution, officials told The Jersey Journal today.A disbarred Jersey City lawyer who admitted five years ago to swindling a 90-year-old...
Lawyer: Judge tells school to take pierced NC girl
A federal judge ordered a North Carolina school to admit a 14-year-old high school student suspended for wearing a nose piercing she says is part of her religion, and the teenager was headed to science class Friday afternoon.
Spokane defense attorney John Clark dies
SPOKANE -- A local criminal defense attorney died Friday after a battle with cancer. Employees at Crary, Clark and Domanico say John Clark, 58, died this morning after a lengthy battle with cancer. Clark was well known in Spokane County for the prominent cases he handled. He was the main attorney behind the lawsuit that challenged PhotoRed, the company contracted for Spokane's red light cameras ...
Attorney for river victims' families challenges power company
One week after an incident that took the lives of two fishermen, a power company that released rushing water into the Oswego River said the men had adequate warning. An...
Lawyer ARRESTED For Staying Silent During Pledge Of Allegiance
TUPELO, Miss. - A Mississippi lawyer was jailed for staying silent during the Pledge of Allegiance.
Lawyer for Ecuador police warns of 'witch hunt'
A lawyer for Ecuadorean police officers under investigation for last week's uprising that led to five deaths said Friday that his clients are being swept up in a "witch hunt."
Council airs concerns over attorney contracts, wants to reduce costs
City Attorney Jerry Miller and Land Use Attorney Scott Shirley made the case for a two-lawyer town at this week’s special Attorney Workshop. And according to City Manager Greg Kisela, they convinced the jury, who in this case was the City Council,...
Florida Ponzi schemer's aide gets 10-year sentence
An ex-aide of a Florida lawyer who ran a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday, the latest development in a high-profile case that drew attention to investment fraud in the state.
Attorney reaches agreement to buy 1st Commerce Bank of North Las Vegas
Attorney Jason Awad on Friday announced an agreement to acquire 1st Commerce Bank of North Las Vegas from Capitol Bancorp. He was chairman of $489 million-asset Business Bank of Nevada, which was recapitalized and sold to City National Corp. of Los Angeles for 3.5 times the book value shown on accounting books in February 2007.