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Murder defendant's lawyer aims to tell 'rest of story'
In opening statements in the first-degree murder trial of Michiel Oakes, his lawyer presented a dark picture of the victim, noted dog trainer T. Mark Stover, describing to the Skagit County jury how Stover stalked his ex-wife after the two divorced.
Awareness on Rights to a Lawyer Still Low
SUNGAI PETANI, 12 OCTOBER, 2010: There is still a prevalent lack of awareness among the society on their rights to a lawyer upon their arrest or detention by police, Kedah and Perlis legal aid bureau chairman Victor Paul said.
Attorney general debate set at ENMU
Attorney General candidates Democrat incumbent Gary King and Republican challenger Matt Chandler, Ninth Judicial District attorney, are set to debate key issues in their race tonight . The debate is set for 6-7 p.m. in the Eastern New Mexico...
The Buzz: Obama endorses Harris for California attorney general
Hoping to tilt a tight race, President Barack Obama announced his support for Kamala Harris in her race against Steve Cooley for state attorney general.
Attorney recognized
POCATELLO — Local attorney Gary Cooper is one in a hundred.
Ohio Attorney General Fights Wall Street
Back East, at the corner of Broad and Wall Streets, the view is swell. The Dow is soaring, and bankers look pleased. But here on East Broad Street, the mood is gloomier. At least 90,000 residential and commercial foreclosure notices will be filed in Ohio this year.
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.
District attorney asks for simple fix, gets complications
County employees’ salaries and benefits have been a hot topic recently, and given the new adopted budget, they may have been deemed a thing of the past. But during the Collin County Commissioners’ Court meeting Monday, District Attorney John Roach addressed the court looking for a little help.
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.
AG challenger split with rival on health suit
A March e-mail exchange between Attorney General John Suthers and Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett appears to show the challenger was an early supporter of the incumbent.
Defense attorney regards return to courtroom miraculous
OROVILLE — When public defender Steven Trenholme suffered a potentially fatal accident at his Paradise home last December, two miracles occurred, he believes.
Attorney for Michael Jackson's Physician Fights Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Charles Peckham, an attorney for Dr. Conrad Murray, fires back at wrongful death lawsuit filed by Joe Jackson, saying that Joe's lawyer Brian Oxman is 'incompetent legal expert.'
Lawyer: Rail line posed a safety risk
Dangerous conditions along a rail line here caused an accident that left a teenager a double amputee, the youth's attorney said Monday.
Mass. AG Coakley touts victim rights record
Attorney General Martha Coakley is planning to highlight her record on public safety and victims' rights at what aides are calling an unofficial campaign kickoff.
Attorney suspended from law practice for three years
A Texarkana, Texas, attorney, Terry Lynn, 57, has been suspended from the practice of law in Texas for three years, reports Texas Bar Journal.
Candidates spar over vision of AG office
Hamden - The next four years in the Connecticut attorney general's office will not be like the last 20, the major-party candidates for the position said Monday.
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.
Recent SC Decisions Detrimental to Human Rights -– Rights Lawyer
The ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Human Security Act of 2007 is the latest in a series of negative decisions the Supreme Court made with regard to human rights, lawyer Edre U. Olalia said.
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.
Ace Attorney Anniversary Site Hints at Witch Court Collaboration - News
(12 Oct 2010) Majo Saiban indicated
Lawyer sues brother claiming he was booted from family practice
NEWBURGH – Attorney Joel Finkelstein, a partner in the law firms of Finkelstein and Partners, LLP, Fine, Olin and Anderson, P.C. and Jacoby & Meyers Law Office, LLP, has filed a complaint against his brother, Andrew Finkelstein, and the firms claiming he was secretly expelled from the partnerships.
Marilyn Monroe - Dimaggios Lawyer Threatens To Sue Over Monroe Photo
JOE DIMAGGIO's attorney has threatened to take legal action against book bosses if they publish a photo of the late baseball great with MARILYN MONROE.A new...
Lawyer offers reward for info in ’07 Brown Co. death
A Brown County attorney is offering a $2,500 reward for new information in the death of a woman in a 2007 fire in Mt. Sterling. “In an effort to close this case this office is offering a reward to hopefully obtain additional information,”...
Dean, Jepsen Spar Over Vison Of AG Office
The next four years in the Connecticut attorney general's office will not be like the last 20, the major-party candidates for the position said Monday.
Attorney general targets doctor
On Aug. 13, three women seeking second-trimester abortions followed physician Steven Brigham from his Camden County office to a Maryland clinic he owns, according to claims by the attorney general's office.
Dunbar's attorney looks to frame trial in justified-force law
A controversial self-defense law that was passed by the 2009 Montana Legislature is beginning to take shape as one of the foundations of Clay Dunbar's defense in his deliberate homicide trial.
Lawyer sues brother over legal practice dispute
NEWBURGH – Attorney Joel Finkelstein, a partner in the law firms of Finkelstein and Partners, LLP, Fine, Olin and Anderson, P.C. and Jacoby & Meyers Law Office, LLP, has filed a complaint against his brother, Andrew Finkelstein, and the firms claiming he was secretly expelled from the partnerships.
State Attorney’s Office for Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit Selects CommVault & Iron Mountain for Secure, Reliable ...
OCEANPORT, N.J. & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Office of the State Attorney for Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit is taking advantage of integration between solutions from CommVault and Iron Mountain to keep pace with exponential data growth.
Florida Attorney General joins 39 states investigating foreclosure crisis
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has joined top regulators from 39 other states in scrutinizng the banks, mortgage companies and loan servicers involved in the widening foreclosure crisis.
FAA Falls Short of Addressing Need for Cockpit, Data Recorders on All Helicopters, Says Raleigh, NC Aviation Attorney
Crouse Law Offices lawyer James T. Crouse says recorders’ data would prevent future accidents
Robinson Endorses Orput for Washington County Attorney
Clayton Robinson, Jr., assistant director of prosecutions in the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office and former candidate for Washington County Attorney, has announced his endorsement of Pete Orput in the November 2 general election.
Attorney general seeks rehearing in foreclosure mill case
The Florida Attorney General’s Office has filed a motion for a rehearing in last week’s ruling that it could not investigate a law firm accused of fabricating foreclosure documents.
Mayor’s attorney denies Dwek claim
BY KENNY WALTER Staff Writer LONG BRANCH — The attorney for Long Branch Mayor Adam Schneider has denied a claim that Schneider was once bribed by former developer and FBI informant Solomon Dwek. read more
Attorney general seeks rehearing in foreclosure mill case
The Florida Attorney General’s Office has filed a motion for a rehearing in last week’s ruling that it could not investigate a law firm accused of fabricating foreclosure documents.
Butler County Attorney Named "Prosecutor of the Year"
Attorney General Steve Six 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.
Attorney says 21-year-old posing as 14-year-old for football team needs mental health treatment
TAMPA — Julious Threatts has a serious but temporary mental health problem and needs to go to a special treatment program in Pasco County, his attorney told a judge Tuesday.
Coakley criticizes challenger for 'lack of direction'
By Noah Bierman, Globe Staff Attorney General Martha Coakley, although she faces a little-known candidate, went on the offensive in her reelection bid today, in a sign that she will leave nothing to chance this time after her stunning...
Lawyer: Slain NY reporter had cut teen's hands
A defense lawyer says a teenager accused of fatally stabbing a New York City radio reporter during a sexual encounter was defending himself.
U.S. Attorney Sperling reflects on tenure, plans for the future
“I’m going to miss doing it,” U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, Sheldon Sperling, told The Ardmoreite Friday, as he talked about leaving the post he has occupied just days short of a decade.  
Lawyer: Slain NY reporter had cut teen's hands
A defense lawyer says a teenager accused of fatally stabbing a New York City radio reporter during a sexual encounter was defending himself.
Westmoreland lawyer dies while biking in Md.
A Westmoreland County assistant public defender probably suffered a heart attack and died as he biked along a remote trail in Garrett County, Md., police said this morning
Lawyer: Slain NY reporter had cut teen's hands
A defense lawyer says a teenager accused of fatally stabbing a New York City radio reporter during a sexual encounter was defending himself.
Westmoreland lawyer dies while biking in Md.
A Westmoreland County assistant public defender probably suffered a heart attack and died as he biked along a remote trail in Garrett County, Md., police said this morning
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says she won't vote in elections
Lawyer says detained pro-democracy leader won’t cast ballot in Nov. 7 vote
Jurors begin deliberations in Anna Nicole Smith drug trial
Jurors in the drug trial of Anna Nicole Smith's boyfriend-lawyer Howard K. Stern and two doctors begin deliberations Tuesday morning.
Judgment upheld in lawyer impersonation
The state Appellate Court has upheld a $73,000 judgment that Wesley S. Spears, a lawyer who formerly practiced in the Hartford area, won against another Hartford lawyer, Joseph S. Elder, based on the accusation that Elder impersonated Spears in telephone conversations with a police officer investigating possible misconduct.
Defendant to testify in Pa. collar-bomb case
The defense attorney for a woman accused of masterminding a bizarre bank robbery scheme, resulting in the death of a pizza deliveryman, said Tuesday that his client will testify in her own defense.
NY Attorney General Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Intel
New York's attorney general has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel.
City Attorney’s Opinion Says that Hubbell Not Qualified as Judge
Crossett City Attorney James Hamilton has delivered his opinion on whether or not an elected district judge is required to reside within the district.