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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 reprimanded over files left at bin
A Monrovia attorney was in some legal hot water of his own last month. The Indiana Supreme Court formally disciplined Steven C. Litz after more than a dozen boxes of client files meant to be destroyed were dropped off outside a recycling bin earlier this year. Although an unknown number of documents were later scattered by the wind, Litz eventually retrieved the remaining documents before any ...
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.
United States: Bad Faith Allegations Versus an Insurer's Attorney-Client Privilege
Various courts have addressed the extent to which an insured's allegation of bad faith eviscerates an insurer's right to invoke the attorney-client privilege.
Cocoa adjusts records policies
Three years passed before an attorney from Miami picked up $300 worth of public records requests from the Cocoa City Clerk's office.
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.
Judge Tosses Chevron's Malicious Prosecution Case Against Lawyer
Chevron struck out again Friday in its malicious prosecution suit against a Massachusetts lawyer. In May, a federal judge threw out eight of nine of Chevron's claims but gave the energy giant another chance to show that Cristobal Bonifaz had knowingly sued the company with false claims.
Dallas County district attorney candidates disagree on taking helm of prosecutions
Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins has never personally prosecuted a felony case from beginning to end. And the first-term Democrat is OK with that.
Lawyer wins it for Cardinal men in 2OT
COEUR d’ALENE — Jamil Lawyer’s goal with 1 minute left in double overtime lifted North Idaho College to a 2-1 victory over the Boise State club team Sunday at Eisenwinter Field.
Outgoing U.S. Attorney Sheldon Sperling looks back on his career
Despite an empty office, outgoing U.S. Attorney Sheldon Sperling seems to be gearing up rather than winding down.
Hate-crime act expands minority protections
Armed with expanded authority to prosecute hate crimes, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona has taken to the road to drum up business for its civil-rights division, advising minority groups about protections and offering law-enforcement training on how to recognize and investigate hate-driven activities.
GOP activists from Iowa take aim at Kansas attorney general race
An Iowa-based organization has been sponsoring television ads critical of Democratic Kansas Attorney General Steve Six as he seeks to stay in office.
BANTING MURDERS: 6 police reports lodged against lawyer, brother
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Parliament: Six Police Reports Lodged Against Lawyer, Brother
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 (Bernama) -- Six police reports have been lodged against a lawyer and his brother, the main suspects in the Banting murders, of which all are related to cheating cases, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein told the Dewan Rakyat Monday.
Parliament: Six Police Reports Lodged Against Lawyer, Brother
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 (Bernama) -- Six police reports have been lodged against a lawyer and his brother, the main suspects in the Banting murders, of which all are related to cheating cases, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein told the Dewan Rakyat Monday.
Ruling sets man free after 26 years served
RIVERSIDE — A federal judge on Friday rejected an attempt by the state Attorney General's office to send a man who served 26 years behind bars for his mother's murder back to prison.
Six police reports lodged against lawyer, brother
KUALA LUMPUR, Monday 11 October 2010 (Bernama) -- Six police reports have been lodged against a lawyer and his brother, the main suspects in the Banting murders, of which all are related to cheating cases, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein told the Dewan Rakyat today.
Lawyer Appointed To Commission
Mitchell Dean Franks, a Lakeland lawyer, is one of three appointments announced last week to the 2nd District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission.
UK Tax and Investment Funds Lawyer Jenny Wheater Joins Proskauer in London
Jenny Wheater, a lawyer with a wide range of experience in UK and international tax issues, has joined Proskauer as a Partner in London, expanding the depth of the firm’s London Private Investment Funds practice and Tax Department, and continuing the growth of its global transactional platform.
Reprimand, don’t scapegoat Bodi, his lawyer says
By KEVIN LANDRIGAN Staff Writer CONCORD – State Liquor Commission Chairman Mark Bodi’s lawyer urged the Executive Council and Gov. John Lynch on Friday to reprimand his client, but not remove him from office for injecting himself into liquor law enforcement action against a Keene bar. “There is no justice in making him the scapegoat for this situation,” said Philip McLaughlin, Bodi’s lawyer and ...
Lawyer missing, car case delayed
MILFORD – Tuesday’s scheduled probable cause hearing for Jacob Z. Maynard, the Concord man facing several charges in connection with his September arrest in Mont Vernon, was postponed by Milford District Court judge Martha Crocker after Maynard’s public defender failed to show up at the hearing.
Brother: Six Police Reports Lodged Against Lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR, 11 OCTOBER, 2010: Six police reports have been lodged against a lawyer and his brother, the main suspects in the Banting murders, of which all are related to cheating cases, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein told the Dewan Rakyat today.
Brother: Six Police Reports Lodged Against Lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR, 11 OCTOBER, 2010: Six police reports have been lodged against a lawyer and his brother, the main suspects in the Banting murders, of which all are related to cheating cases, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein told the Dewan Rakyat today.
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.
Mass. Attorney General Backs Sale of Catholic Hospital Chain
The report issued yesterday by Ms. Coakley’s office imposes several conditions intended to assure that the buyer, Cerberus Capital Management, keeps the six Boston-area Catholic hospitals open for at least five years, fully finances pensions for their workers and retirees, and pays for continued state oversight of the institutions.
Lawsuit delays Lot Next Door plans in St. Bernard Parish
Lawyer-homeowner says site should be his
NJ attorney general to form misconduct panel
TRENTON — New Jersey's top law enforcement official is forming a task force to review how police misconduct information is handled.
Alleged killer may lose lawyer
DANBURY - A woman accused of killing her husband by slicing him in the abdomen with a kitchen knife may have to get a new lawyer. State prosecutors plan to ask a judge to remove public defender Robert Field from the case of 26-year-old Gislena Dasilva Soares . Prosecutors say there is a conflict because Field's office represented the victim, Jose Luis Silva Oliveira , 31, when he was charged ...
Banting murders: Six police reports lodged against lawyer, brother
KUALA LUMPUR: Six police reports have been lodged against a lawyer and his brother, the main suspects in the Banting murders, of which all are related to cheating cases, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein told the Dewan Rakyat today.
Banting murders: Lawyer brothers want remand order reviewed
KUALA LUMPUR: Two lawyer brothers, who are being investigated in the murder case of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others, have filed for a criminal review of a remand order against them made on Oct 8.
Hershey School Spending Subject of Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Inquiry
The Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General has opened an investigation into the Hershey School, the country’s largest residential school for needy children, because of a series of land deals connected to the institution, the Philadelphia Inquirer writes.
Attorney Keith Jensen Announces $3.78 Million Dilantin Settlement Against Pfizer Following Death of 9-Year-Old Girl
Attorney Keith Jensen of the Fort Worth, Texas-based law firm of Jensen, Belew & Gonzalez is announcing a $3.78 million settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer Inc. on behalf of the family of a nine-year-old New York girl who died in June 2004 as the result of a drug-induced disease known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome, which caused all of her skin to peel off.
SocGen Calls Lawyer's Claim Bank Lied to Kerviel Court on Tax `Defamatory'
Societe Generale SA provided “full transparency” about a 1.7 billion-euro deferred tax credit it received because of the 4.9 billion-euro 2008 trading loss from Jerome Kerviel , the bank’s lawyer said.
ThyssenKrupp lawyers ordered to pay $11,097 to attorney in discrimination lawsuit
A federal judge in Mobile last week ordered attorneys for ThyssenKrupp to pay more than $11,000 to a plaintiff’s attorney in a discrimination lawsuit for failing to cooperate with the other side.
Brothers And Another Suspect File Application To Review Detention
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 (Bernama) -- Two lawyer brothers and another suspect filed a review application against the extension of the remand order on them obtained by police in connection with the murder of cosmetic millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others.
Lawyer backs Azaria case
A lawyer acting for Michael Chamberlain has rejected claims that reopening a coronial inquest into Azaria Chamberlain's disappearance is a waste of taxpayers' money.
Saginaw attorney: City ordinance already addresses medical marijuana issues
The issue first was raised in December, to the ire of about 30 people from across the state who packed a December City Council meeting to protest a proposed six-month freeze on medical marijuana use, growth and distribution in the city.
The Next Step in the Foreclosure Investigations
Even as big banks halt foreclosures to deal with document issues, litigation over the entire process is advancing. Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray has filed the first complaint over misstatements in court filings, accusing GMAC and its parent, Ally Bank , of violating the state’s Consumer Sales Practices Act and common law fraud, asking for a $25,000 penalty for each violation.
Brothers, another suspect file application to review detention
KUALA LUMPUR: Two lawyer brothers and another suspect filed a review application against the extension of the remand order on them obtained by police in connection with the murder of cosmetics millionaire Sosilawati Lawiya and three others. Lawyer Ravi Nekoo filed the application this morning at the High Court criminal registry here via law firm, Hakem Arabi & Associates. In the application ...
Attorney General warns agencies of paying volunteer employees during the shutdown
The Office of the Attorney General has warned all agencies and departments on the consequences they would face if they pay their employees who performed as “volunteers” during the seven-day shutdown.
Limtiaco meets election commission
United States Attorney Alicia A.G. Limtiaco visited the island last Friday and met with representatives of the local agencies that would take part in the upcoming congressional election next month.
Attorney Keith Jensen announces $3.78 million settlement with Pfizer on TEN case
Attorney Keith Jensen of the Fort Worth, Texas-based law firm of Jensen, Belew & Gonzalez is announcing a $3.78 million settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer Inc. on behalf of the family of a nine-year-old New York girl who died in June 2004 as the result of a drug-induced disease known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome, which caused all of her skin to peel off.
Brothers and Another Suspect File Application to Review Detention
KUALA LUMPUR, 11 OCTOBER, 2010: Two lawyer brothers and another suspect filed a review application against the extention of the remand order on them obtained by police in connection with the murder of cosmetic millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others.
WATCH: Evicted Family Takes Back Foreclosed Home
Lawyer calls eviction 'fraudulent' as California family breaks locks to move back in.
Banting murders: Six police reports lodged against lawyer, brother
Monday, October 11th, 2010 18:55:00 KUALA LUMPUR: Six police reports have been lodged against a lawyer and his brother, the main suspects in the Banting murders, of which all are related to cheating cases, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein told the Dewan Rakyat today. He said the reports were lodged at the Banting police station on Aug 19, 2005; Oct 20, 2005; Feb 20, 2009; March ...
AG Six Congratulates Butler Co. Attorney On Award
Attorney General Steve Six today congratulated Butler County Attorney Jan Satterfield after she was awarded “Prosecutor of the Year” at the annual meeting of the Kansas County & District Attorneys Association in Overland Park.
Prosecutors, firefighters form arson task force
The prosecution surrounding suspicious fires should begin with the fire, according to Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley.
Iran apparently arrests son of woman sentenced to stoning, group says
The son and lawyer of an Iranian woman sentenced earlier this year to death by stoning appear to have been arrested in Tabriz, Iran, a spokeswoman for the International Committee Against Stoning said Monday.
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.
Governor taps area attorney to replace late judge Mascara
This article has been read 2644 times. A McMurray attorney may get a head start in what is shaping up to be a heated race next year for the county judicial seat left vacant by the death of Washington County Judge Mark Mascara in June.