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Malaysian lawyer charged in millionaire murder
A Malaysian court charged a lawyer and three farm workers Wednesday with the murder of a self-made cosmetics mogul and three others in a case that has gripped the nation. The remains of cosmetics line owner Sosilawati Lawiya and three of her aides were found on a poultry farm in Banting town in the central state of Selangor last month, days after the four went missing. Lawyer N. Pathmanabhan ...
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.
Lawyer’s blunder leaves accident victims in the lurch
When an East Hartford man who was wounded and whose passenger was killed in a Hartford police shooting in 2005 fled and crashed his car into another vehicle at an intersection, injuring occupants of the other car, he arguably created a dream scenario for a plaintiff’s lawyer.
Arizona attorney general candidates: Legal warning signs were ignored
Tom Horne and Felecia Rotellini, the candidates for Arizona attorney general on Tuesday traded accusations of ignoring legal warning signs about Mortgages Ltd. and a lapsed business license.
Four Charged With Murders of Malaysian Cosmetics Millionaire, Associates
Malaysian authorities charged a lawyer and three other people with the murders of missing cosmetics millionaire Sosilawati Lawiya and three associates.
Lawyer wants Arroyo cited for contempt for snubbing NBN-ZTE case trial
For supposedly evading taking the witness stand at the Sandiganbayan on Wednesday, former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo should be cited for contempt of court, a lawyer said.
Lawyer, Three Farm Workers Charged With Murder Of Cosmetics Queen Sosilawati And Three Men
BANTING, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- A lawyer, N. Patmanabhan, 41, and three farm workers were charged in the Teluk Datok Magistrate's Court here with the murder of cosmetics queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three men.
Suu Kyi Will Not Vote In Myanmar Election: Lawyer
(RTTNews) - Myanmar's detained opposition leader and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will not vote in her country's first parliamentary elections in two decades, scheduled for November 7, said her lawyer Tuesday (Critics dismiss the proposed elections as a sham that will merely continue the military rule under a civilian guise).
Four Charged With Murder of Malaysian Cosmetics Millionaire
Malaysian authorities charged a lawyer and three other people with the murders of missing cosmetics millionaire Sosilawati Lawiya and three associates.
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.
Attorney general's race full of drama
DENVER - Drugs, killers, millions of dollars at stake - the race to be Colorado attorney general has plenty of drama. The incumbent, John Suthers, is the only Republican currently holding statewide office. His Democratic opponent, Stan Garnett, is the district attorney in Boulder County.
Lawyer, three farm workers charged in Sosilawati murder
FULL REPORT BANTING: A lawyer, N Patmanabhan, 41, and three farm workers were charged in the Teluk Datok magistrate's court here with the murder of cosmetics queen Sosilawati Lawiya and three men. The farm workers T Thilaiyalagan, 19, R Matan, 20, and R Khatavarayan, 30. No plea was recorded from the four accused who were seen to be calm as the charge was read out to them, in Bahasa Malaysia for ...
Arizona attorney general candidates: Legal warning signs were ignored
Tom Horne and Felecia Rotellini, the candidates for Arizona attorney general on Tuesday traded accusations of ignoring legal warning signs about Mortgages Ltd. and a lapsed business license.
Attorney reviews revisions with town, county
Culpeper Town Council continued to deliberate the finer points of a long-term water and sewer agreement with the county Tuesday night, reviewing point-by-point about a dozen of the latest revisions recently requested by the Culpeper County Board of Supervisors.
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.
Havel calls on Iran to release imprisoned lawyer Sotoudeh
Prague, Oct 12 (CTK) - Former Czech President Vaclav Havel called on Iran, at the close of Forum 2000 conference in Prague, to release lawyer and human rights defender Nasrin Sotoudeh who has gone on hunger strike in prison in protest against being unjustly arrested.
Meet the California candidates: Attorney General
DEMOCRATKAMALA HARRISAge: 45Hometown: San Francisco Occupation: District attorney for San Francisco since 2003 Political background: Former deputy district attorney, Alameda County Website: www.
Pedestrian to blame for crash: lawyer
An elderly deaf pedestrian contributed to her critical injuries because she crossed the path of a motorcyclist, a defence lawyer says.
LIVE: Hayes lawyer argues that death too expensive in Petit slayings
The defense in the trial of Steven J. Hayes this morning is arguing motions related to his sentencing hearing, which is set to begin Monday. Hayes could face the death penalty after being convicted in the July 2007 slayings of Jennifer Hawke Petit and her daughers Hayley and Michaela. Check below to follow Register North Bureau Chief Luther Turmelle's account of today's arguments as they happen ...
Pedestrian to blame for crash: lawyer
An elderly deaf pedestrian contributed to her critical injuries because she crossed the path of a motorcyclist, a defence lawyer says.
Lawyer, three farm workers charged with murder of Sosilawati and three men
BANTING: Lawyer N Patmanabhan, 41, and three farm workers were charged in the Teluk Datok Magistrate's Court here with the murder of cosmetics queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three men.
Lawyer: NY flight attendant wants to return to air
NEW YORK—The renegade flight attendant who cursed out a passenger and emergency-chuted to folk-hero status thanked the world for its support and said he wants to go back to work.
News briefs: Lawyer's wife misses hearing on custody
Linda Johnson's two school-aged children will remain with their father, Scott Hills, pending a Nov. 5 hearing, after the woman once charged with killing Farmington Hills attorney Lloyd Johnson missed a court custody hearing Tuesday.
Homeowners' lawyer says foreclosure workers had no training
In an effort to rush through thousands of home foreclosures since 2007, financial institutions and their mortgage-servicing departments hired hairstylists, Wal-Mart floor workers and people who had worked on assembly lines and installed them in "foreclosure expert" jobs with no formal training, a Florida lawyer says.
Lawyer, three farm workers charged with murder of Sosilawati and three men
BANTING: Lawyer N Patmanabhan, 41, and three farm workers were charged in the Teluk Datok Magistrate's Court here with the...
News briefs: Lawyer's wife misses hearing on custody
Linda Johnson's two school-aged children will remain with their father, Scott Hills, pending a Nov. 5 hearing, after the woman once charged with killing Farmington Hills attorney Lloyd Johnson missed a court custody hearing Tuesday.
Abusive cop's sentence may be appealed
Queensland's attorney-general is considering appealing the sentence handed to an abusive police officer.
Attorney appointed in shooting
Portage public defender to represent man accused in Ravenna real-estate agent's death Victim's body found in vacant house for sale
Lawyer, 3 others charged with murder of cosmetics tycoon
BANTING - Lawyer N. Pathmanabhan and three others have been jointly charged with the murder of cosmetics millionaire Sosilawati Lawiya and three others, on Wednesday.
Attorney picked to fill Mascara vacancy faces hearing today
This article has been read 0 times. McMurray attorney Phil Melograne moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the next judge in Washington County.
End abortion couple's nightmare: lawyer
The lawyer for a young Cairns couple charged over a home abortion has pleaded with jurors to "end the nightmare" for his clients.
End abortion couple's nightmare: lawyer
The lawyer for a young Cairns couple charged over a home abortion has pleaded with jurors to "end the nightmare" for his clients.
Four Charged With Murder of Malaysian Millionaire
Malaysian authorities charged a lawyer and three other people with the murders of missing cosmetics millionaire Sosilawati Lawiya and three associates, according to a lawyer for one of the defendants.
Lawyer wins damages for slurs on Solicitors from Hell website
A lawyer has won libel damages after malicious and untrue accusations about her were posted on a website by a “cyber stalker”.
Lawyer: "Robo-Signers" Rushed Foreclosures
Fla. Attorney Says Depositions from Inexperienced Workers Hired by Banks Highlight Document Fraud
Lawyer: "Robo-Signers" Rushed Foreclosures
Fla. Attorney Says Depositions from Inexperienced Workers Hired by Banks Highlight Document Fraud
Lawyer: "Robo-Signers" Rushed Foreclosures
Fla. Attorney Says Depositions from Inexperienced Workers Hired by Banks Highlight Document Fraud
Lawyer: "Robo-Signers" Rushed Foreclosures
Fla. Attorney Says Depositions from Inexperienced Workers Hired by Banks Highlight Document Fraud
Lawyer and three others charged with Sosilawati murder
BANTING: Lawyer N. Pathmanabhan, 41 (above right) and three others have been jointly charged with the murder of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others, Wednesday.
Attorney says domestic abuse victim will sue Kratz
A domestic abuse victim targeted by Ken Kratzs unwanted sexually suggestive text messages plans to file a suit against the former Calumet County prosecutor, her attorney said Tuesday.
Attorney: Abuse victim will sue Ken Kratz
A domestic abuse victim targeted by Ken Kratzs unwanted sexually suggestive text messages plans to file a suit against the former Calumet County prosecutor, her attorney said Tuesday.
Lawyer doesn't believe man who faked his death is broke
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- An Indiana money manager facing prison for trying to fake his death by parachuting out of a plane and crashing it after a fraud scheme began to unravel testified Tuesday that he has no money to pay child support.
Attorney: Domestic abuse victim will sue sexting DA
APPLETON -- A domestic abuse victim targeted by Ken Kratzs unwanted sexually suggestive text messages plans to file a suit against the former Calumet County prosecutor, her attorney said Tuesday.
Split decision handed down in taxpayers’ complaint
LITTLE COMPTON — The attorney general’s office has issued a split decision about whether and how the Little Compton School Committee violated the state Open Meeting Act (OMA) at a meeting last May 31.
Democrats' AG hopeful releases '09 federal tax return
James Anderson, the Democratic nominee for attorney general, said a recent indictment of 11 people in an alleged vote-buying scheme in the Legislature demonstrates a need for more transparency in state government and elections.
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.
Merrill's 'Attorney' Reference Draws GOP Complaint
Republican State Party Chairman Chris Healy said Tuesday he would file a formal complaint with the state Judicial Branch's Statewide Grievance Committee against Democratic Secretary of the State candidate Denise Merrill, saying she has misrepresented herself as an attorney.
Lawyer wants evidence barred from Greenwich trial
The lawyer for a Bridgeport man charged in the slaying of a Greenwich real estate mogul has asked a judge to bar some evidence from trial he says could prejudice the jury against his client.
Lawyer wants evidence barred from Greenwich trial
The lawyer for a Bridgeport man charged in the slaying of a Greenwich real estate mogul has asked a judge to bar some evidence from trial he says could prejudice the jury against his client.
Inmate's attorney seeks to delay execution
An attorney for a death row inmate scheduled to die Thursday has filed an injunction to permit the man's spiritual adviser to be present during the execution.