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Lawyer says women conspired against border guard
"Lies", "impossible" and "fabricated allegations" were terms that rang out repeatedly in a New Westminster court room Wednesday.
New lawyer will see evidence in Abdulmutallab case
A lawyer advising a Nigerian man who is accused of trying to use explosives in his underwear to blow up an international flight will get access to the evidence, a judge ruled Thursday over the defendant's objections.
Lawyer: PHX officer charged with murder
Phoenix police officer Richard Chrisman is accused of fatally shooting a man last week in South Phoenix.
Tennessee Attorney General says suburban areas would have say on annexation
A state attorney general’s opinion says that under consolidation, citizens living outside the urban services district can have a right to vote on whether they are absorbed into that area.
Lawyer: Phoenix police officer indicted on murder charge in fatal shooting
PHOENIX -- A Phoenix police officer who shot and killed a man last week has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge, according to the officer's attorney. On Oct. 5, officers were called to a South Phoenix home by Elvira Fernandez after a fight with her son, Danny Rodriguez, 29. The officers reportedly went inside the mobile home and Rodriguez began yelling that they needed a warrant ...
Woman consented to sex, lawyer argues at Victoria trial
A young woman was not the victim of a long and violent sexual assault but agreed to have consensual sex with her boyfriend, a defence lawyer suggested yesterday in B.C. Supreme Court.
Brian Brown gets new attorney
One of the men charged with robbing a bank and shooting a deputy in Oneida County now has a new attorney.
Lawyer: Phoenix Police Officer Charged With Murder
PHOENIX -- A Phoenix police officer has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge for the on-duty shooting of a suspect, his lawyer said Thursday.
Lawyer: Phoenix police officer charged with murder
A Phoenix police officer has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge for the on-duty shooting of a suspect, his lawyer said Thursday.
Another Oksana Lawyer Quits Her
Filed under: Oksana Grigorieva , Mel Gibson , Sorrell Trope , Celebrity Justice Déjà vu ...   Oksana Grigorieva just lost her family law attorneys ... TMZ has learned.  And the firm said goodbye because the lawyers couldn't tolerate her shenanigans.  Sorrell Trope and his premier firm have quit the case,… Read more
Iranian women 'in slavery': stoning woman's lawyer
Iranian women have been forced into slavery, the former lawyer for Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, the Iranian woman facing death by stoning, said Thursday.
Lawyer: Phoenix police officer charged with murder
A defense lawyer says a Phoenix police officer has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge in the on-duty shooting of a suspect.
City attorney seeks judge's recusal
Thelma Grimes/San Pedro Valley News-Sun After filing a motion asking Cochise County Superior Court Judge Stephen Desens to reconsider an earlier ruling that went against the city, Benson City Attorney Michael Massee followed up with a motion for the judge to recuse himself completely.
Lawyers working on deal for youngest at Guantanamo
The Canadian lawyer for the youngest detainee at Guantanamo Bay said Thursday that his defense team is working on a deal to settle charges that he allegedly killed a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan.
Lawyer: Phoenix police officer charged with murder
A Phoenix police officer has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge for the on-duty shooting of a suspect, his lawyer said Thursday.
Charest's lawyer blasts Bellemare over allegations
The only conclusion that can be reached by the Bastarache commission is former justice minister Marc Bellemare's allegations that Liberals rigged judicial appointments are unfounded and untrue, says Quebec Premier Jean Charest's lawyer.
Lawyer unveils ‘robo-signer’ depositions
NEW YORK — In an effort to rush through thousands of home foreclosures since 2007, financial institutions and their mortgage servicing departments hired hair stylists, Walmart 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.
Omar Khadr negotiating US plea deal: lawyer
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Young Canadian Guantanamo inmate Omar Khadr is negotiating a plea deal with the US administration just days before his war crimes trial was due to resume, his lawyer said Thursday.
Women in Iran are 'slaves' lawyer tells MEPs
A lawyer for the Iranian woman who faces a possible death sentence for alleged adultery and complicity in the murder of her husband has denounced the Tehran regime as maintaining slavery of women in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Baxter Springs attorney indicted on drug charges
Attorney Christopher Y. Meek, 58, Baxter Springs, Kan., is charged with one count of aiding and abetting the manufacture of marijuana...
Kiley Kirk seeks County Prosecuting Attorney position
“As a practicing attorney and proud citizen of Winston County, I would like to announce my candidacy for the County Prosecuting Attorney. I will work diligently to uphold the law and handle matters in a professional and fair manner.
Baxter Springs attorney indicted on drug charges
Attorney Christopher Y. Meek, 58, Baxter Springs, Kan., is charged with one count of aiding and abetting the manufacture of marijuana...
Lawyer appointed for man charged in VSU student slaying
A Petersburg man charged last week in the beating death of a Virginia State University student was appointed a lawyer today during his first appearance in court. After determining that Deondray D. "Flip" Maddox, 24, could not afford to hire an attorney, Judge Pamela O'Berry of Chesterfield General District Court ...
New Lawyer Appointed To Theft Suspect
A new lawyer has been appointed to a woman accused of stealing from a local elderly man.
Lawyer: Phoenix police officer charged with murder
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix police officer has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge for the on-duty shooting of a suspect, his lawyer said Thursday.
Lawyer: Mets not to blame for drunk fan who fell, shattered woman's back
The Mets today tried to wriggle out of a lawsuit by a woman whose back was shattered when a 300-pound man drunkenly fell on her at Shea Stadium.
Underwear bomber appears as own lawyer in US court
The 'underwear bomber' accused of trying to blow up a US airliner over Detroit on Christmas Day 2009 stood before a federal judge Thursday as his own lawyer for the first time.
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.
CC Brown Law How to hire a Bankruptcy Attorney
CC Brown Law: If you are deciding to file bankruptcy, it is best to consult with a bankruptcy attorney to go over your options. There are different kinds of thought on which are the best ways to hire a bankruptcy attorney if you have to file bankruptcy. Although there are numerous ways, the one thing that many people dont debate about is that using a bankruptcy attorney is a better idea than ...
Omar Khadr negotiating US plea deal: lawyer
Young Canadian Guantanamo inmate Omar Khadr is negotiating a plea deal with the US administration just days before his war crimes trial was due to resume, his lawyer said Thursday.
Lawyer, AP source: US to seek stay of gays order
WASHINGTON - A lawyer in the case and a person in the government deeply familiar with the discussions say the Obama administration will ask a U.S. judge to allow the "don't ask, don't tell" law to continue in force pending an appeal.
Attorney General Cuccinelli rails against EPA
Greenhouse gas regulations would cut jobs, Virginia's top lawyer says The railing against Washington, D.C., continued Thursday as Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli accused the federal government of promoting environmental policies that will hurt the nation's economy.
Lawyer: Images not child porn
TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The images used to convict a former Florida principal were not child pornography, so his conviction should be thrown out, the ex-principal's lawyer argued.
Chris Meek, Baxter Springs defense attorney, charged in federal court
 Baxter Springs defense attorney Chris Meek was charged Wednesday in U.S. District Court, Wichita, with felony drug crimes.
Lawyer, AP source: Govt to seek stay of gays order
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will ask a U.S. judge to allow the "don't ask, don't tell" law on gays in the military to continue in force pending an appeal of her order to end it, a lawyer in the case and a person in the government familiar with the discussions said Thursday.
Baxter Springs attorney indicted on drug charges
WICHITA — An attorney from Baxter Springs was indicted on three drug charges today in U.S. District Court in Wichita.
Lawyer, AP source: Justice to ask court to continue 'don't ask, don't tell' pending appeal
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will ask a U.S. judge to allow the "don't ask, don't tell" law on gays in the military to continue in force pending an appeal of her order to end it, a lawyer in the case and a person in the government familiar with the discussions said Thursday.
Lawyer, AP source: Govt to seek stay of gays order
The Obama administration will ask a federal judge to allow the "don't ask, don't tell" law on gays in the military to continue in force pending an appeal of her order to end it, a lawyer in the case and a person in the government familiar with the discussions said Thursday.
Lawyer, AP source: Government to appeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ruling
Lawyer, AP source: Government to appeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ruling By PETE YOST and JULIE WATSON The Associated Press Updated Oct 14, 2010 01:50PM MDT WASHINGTON • The Obama administration will ask a federal judge to allow the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law on gays in the military to continue in force pending an appeal of her order to end it, a lawyer in the case and a person in the government ...
New U.S. attorney sworn in
A new U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma was sworn in Thursday, officials said.
Baylor officials clear LaceDarius Dunn to return to class
WACO, Texas -- The attorney for Baylor guard LaceDarius Dunn says the university has cleared the star player to return to classes while he faces allegations that he broke his girlfriend's jaw in a domestic dispute.
Baylor officials clear Dunn to return to class
WACO, Texas- The attorney for Baylor guard LaceDarius Dunn says the university has cleared the star player to return to classes while he faces allegations that he broke his girlfriend's jaw in a domestic dispute.
300-pound Mets fan who fell on woman at game too drunk to chant 'Let's Go Mets': lawyer
The 300-pound fan who fell on a woman and broke her back at Shea Stadium was so drunk he couldn't even chant "Let's Go Mets," the woman's lawyer said today. Timothy Cassidy was so blasted before his drunken tumble onto lawyer Ellen Massey on Opening Day in...
Lawyer says McPherson volunteer authored anonymous blog
Meaford's incumbent mayor is using "dirty politics" to discredit challenger Jim McPherson's campaign, McPherson claimed Wednesday. The dispute surrounds an anonymous blogsite which has been critical of Mayor Francis Richardson and senior municipal staff.[...]
City attorney seeks judge's recusal
Thelma Grimes/San Pedro Valley News-Sun After filing a motion asking Cochise County Superior Court Judge Stephen Desens to reconsider an earlier ruling that went against the city, Benson City Attorney Michael Massee followed up with a motion for the judge to recuse himself completely.
Lawyer chides Tories for Air India silence
OTTAWA - An insider says many families of victims who died in the 1985 Air India bombing are disappointed with the federal government's near-silence since a June inquiry report that called for compensation.
Lawyer, AP source: Govt to seek stay of gays order
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will ask a federal judge to allow the "don't ask, don't tell" law on gays in the military to continue in force pending an appeal of her order to end it, a lawyer in the case and a person in the government familiar with the discussions said Thursday.
Iranian women in slavery: lawyer
AFP/Brussels Iranian women have been forced into slavery, the former lawyer for Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, the Iranian woman facing death by stoning, said yesterday.
Source: District attorney memo will create "misdemeanor anarchy"
SACRAMENTO - The Sacramento County District Attorney has effectively decriminalized at least 10 misdemeanor crimes with a policy that one veteran law enforcement source predicts will lead to "misdemeanor anarchy."
Iowa City attorney denies housing discrimination claim
City Attorney Eleanor Dilkes has denied allegations made by a non-profit agency that Iowa City has discriminated against minorities and families with its housing policies. Where exactly that leaves the dispute between the Housing Fellowship and the city remains unclear. Maryann Dennis, executive director of the Housing Fellowship, said her organization wants to see how [...]