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Kenya: Attorney-General to Decide on Minister Facing Charges
Attorney-General Amos Wako on Sunday appeared to shoulder the burden of the government's next move on the criminal charges facing Higher Education minister William Ruto.
Bears v Seahawks Photo Gallery
Chicago Bears’ Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is sacked by Seattle Seahawks’ safety Lawyer Milloy in the second half in 23-20 lose at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, October 17.
Jub Jub lawyer 'busy' in High Court
The murder trial of hip hop artist Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye has been postponed to December because his lawyer, Ike Motloung, is busy in a High Court as an acting judge - and can therefore not represent his musician client.
Author made 'baseless' attacks on Singapore judiciary
SINGAPORE, Monday 18 October 2010 (AFP) - A British journalist who wrote a book on the death penalty in Singapore made "baseless" attacks against the country's judiciary, a government lawyer said Monday at the start of his contempt trial.
Malema has filed equality court appeal notice - lawyer
ANCYL president Julius Malema has begun the process of appealing an Equality Court order against him, contrary to allegations by the Sonke Gender Justice Network that he has ignored it.
Malema is appealing Equality Court ruling, says lawyer
ANCYL president Julius Malema has begun the process of appealing an Equality Court order against him, his lawyer said on Monday.
Lawyer: Octuplets' mom implanted with 12 embryos
Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor implanted a dozen embryos in the pregnancy that gave her octuplets, a state attorney said Monday, a number that another doctor said was unheard of and surpasses Suleman's assertion...
Lawyer: Octuplets' mom implanted with 12 embryos
Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor implanted a dozen embryos in the pregnancy that gave her octuplets, a state attorney said Monday, a number that another doctor said was unheard of and surpasses Suleman's assertion...
Pine Bluff attorney wants more legal funds
PINE BLUFF, Ark.—For the second time this year, Pine Bluff’s city attorney has asked the city council to replenish its legal fee account.
Lawyer: Octuplets' mom implanted with 12 embryos
Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor implanted a dozen embryos in the pregnancy that gave her octuplets, a state attorney said Monday, a number that another doctor said was unheard of and surpasses Suleman's assertion...
Fine, Paras both trumpet circuit judge qualifications
The race for Lake County Circuit Court judge features a Republican lawyer who had to fight to get on the ballot. William I. Fine is pitted in the Nov. 2 election against George C. Paras, a Democrat who has sat as the Merrillville town judge since 1996. "I created that court," said the 62-year-old Democrat. "I staffed it." Though not a sitting judge, Fine said he is qualified. "I've been a lawyer ...
Lawyer: Octuplets' mom implanted with 12 embryos
Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor implanted a dozen embryos in the pregnancy that gave her octuplets, a state attorney said Monday, a number that another doctor said was unheard of and surpasses Suleman's assertion...
Liza Horvath: Tips for hiring a good lawyer
I f your lawyer isn't competent, the State Bar of California will discipline them.
Green: Support for Rhoades
District Attorney Jon Hopkins, who along with Sheriff Rod Mitchell, tried to scapegoat and destroy Clear Lake sailing enthusiast Bismarck Dinius of Carmichael, was successfully removed by the voters in the primary election. That’s a good thing.
Protect your identity: Free shred-a-thon set for Oct. 23 in Asheville
RALEIGH — Attorney General Roy Cooper is urging North Carolina consumers to take advantage of free shredding events to safely destroy old financial documents.
Homeowners in Limbo
Across the U.S., the mortgage mess is deepening the anxiety and uncertainty swirling around homeowners who are facing foreclosure.
7 lawyers have been punished for making sexual advances while former Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz was not
Although a state agency found that Ken Kratzs sexually suggestive text messages didnt constitute professional misconduct, records show at least seven other Wisconsin lawyers were punished for making sexual advances involving clients.
Suspect and brother no longer lawyers
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 18, 2010): Lawyer N. Patmanabhan, who was charged with murdering cosmetic millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and her three associates, and his brother, N. Surendren can no longer practise as lawyers.
Elections may affect how Iowa acts on health law
Iowa voters’ choices for governor and attorney general could determine how closely the state cooperates with the new federal health reform law.
Attorney General candidates debate airing on Bay News 9
Pam Bondi (R) and Dan Gelber (D) participated in an hour-long debate hosted by Bay News 9 and partner station Central Florida News 13.
County attorney candidates debate
Albany County Attorney Rich Bohling and Democratic challenger Tony Lopez touched on everything from inexpensive ways to improve the office to the book that has most affected them — Bohling said the “Bible” and Lopez cited “Tuesdays with Morrie” — during Thursday’s League of Women Voters Forum at the Albany County Public Library.
FOLLOW @NHRLIVE: Defense lawyer says Hayes' choices fueled by drug habit
The case against Steven Hayes resumes this morning as the trial enters the penalty phase. Register North Bureau Chief Luther Turmelle is in the courtroom Tweeting about the day's arguments as they happen. Be sure to check here below or follow on Twitter @nhrlive.
Lease-option purchase still needs attorney
Question: I made a $6,200 deposit to buy a house on a lease-option contract. I put $5,000 in as my down payment, $1,000 was the first month's rent and $200 so I could move in a week early. The house had been beat up by the previous tenants, so the sellers agreed to fix it.
Accused In Banting Murders And Brother No Longer Lawyers
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- A lawyer who is accused in the Banting murders and his brother, also a lawyer, are no longer allowed to practice law.
Accused In Banting Murders And Brother No Longer Lawyers
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 (Bernama) -- A lawyer who is accused in the Banting murders and his brother, also a lawyer, are no longer allowed to practice law.
Labour barrister Emily Lomax faces career ruin over drink-drive shame
Human rights lawyer Emily Lomax, 37, was three times the limit when her Nissan Micra ploughed into two other cars which had stopped at traffic lights.
Accused in Banting murders and brother no longer lawyers
KUALA LUMPUR, Monday 18 October 2010 (Bernama) -- A lawyer who is accused in the Banting murders and his brother, also a lawyer, are no longer allowed to practice law.
Accused in Banting Murders and Brother No Longer Lawyers
KUALA LUMPUR, 18 OCTOBER, 2010: A lawyer who is accused in the Banting murders and his brother, also a lawyer, are no longer allowed to practice law.
Serra gets new attorney
MONTROSE — A conflict has led District Attorney Myrl Serra’s attorney to step aside, court records show.
Minneapolis attorney agrees to disbarment
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former assistant Hennepin County attorney has agreed to be disbarred. John Paul St. Marie was charged this July with six felony counts of promoting prostitution.
Mena lawyer reprimanded, fined over delay of civil case
The Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct reprimanded a Mena lawyer and fined him $2,500 for delaying a legal matter without good cause.
County attorney candidates face off
HIBBING — Candidates for St. Louis County attorney traded barbs over endorsements during a debate Thursday at Hibbing City Hall.
Accused in Banting murders and brother no longer lawyers
KUALA LUMPUR:>b A lawyer who is accused in the Banting murders and his brother, also a lawyer, are no longer allowed to practice law.
Why Andrew Cuomo Is So Far Ahead in New York
The New York governor's race is not particularly close, with Democrat and state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo leading businessman and Tea Party Republican Carl Paladino by about 20 percent. But, much like the similarly uncontested Delaware Senate race, it has drawn national attention for Paladino's eccentric behavior and because it is a rare opportunity for a Democrat to win in an election cycle ...
Zimbabwe minister's illegal arrest case thrown out
An attorney for Zimbabwe's finance minister says the highest court has thrown out his case in which he claims his arrest and detention during 2008 elections was illegal.
Race for Louisiana'a next lieutenant governor heats up
Republican Jay Dardenne and Democrat Caroline Fayard are fighting to be next in line should Gov. Bobby Jindal step down to pursue national office
UK author Shadrake made baseless attacks on S'pore judiciary: lawyer
SINGAPORE : The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) has taken issue with 14 passages from a British writer's book which it said had called into question the integrity, impartiality and independence of the country's judiciary.
P-C watchdog report: Other Wisconsin lawyers have been punished for making sexual advances while former Calumet County ...
Although a state agency found that Ken Kratz's sexually suggestive text messages didn't constitute professional misconduct, records show at least seven other Wisconsin lawyers were punished for making sexual advances involving clients.
US Attorney discussing SC voter protection plans
Associated Press - October 18, 2010 6:05 AM ET COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's top federal prosecutor is laying out his approach to handling voter abuse complaints for the upcoming...
Tight race between Hodges, Olens for attorney general
More than a half century has passed since the state attorney general’s seat has been open and up for grabs on Election Day.
Clive ‘could die in jail’ - Lawyer
A report on Clive Derby-Lewis' medical condition will be submitted to the Parole Board to supplement his parole application, his lawyer said on Monday.
Clive ‘could die in jail’ - Lawyer
A report on Clive Derby-Lewis' medical condition will be submitted to the Parole Board to supplement his parole application, his lawyer said on Monday.
Clive ‘could die in jail’ - Lawyer
A report on Clive Derby-Lewis' medical condition will be submitted to the Parole Board to supplement his parole application, says his lawyer.
Clive ‘could die in jail’ - Lawyer
A report on Clive Derby-Lewis' medical condition will be submitted to the Parole Board to supplement his parole application, his lawyer said on Monday.
Clive ‘could die in jail’ - Lawyer
A report on Clive Derby-Lewis' medical condition will be submitted to the Parole Board to supplement his parole application, his lawyer said on Monday.
Ex-Mass. judge, DA, accused of striking officer
A retired judge and former district attorney has been accused of striking a police officer.
Jepsen Talks Staffing in Attorney General's Office (Web First)
Attorney General candidate George Jepsen (D-Ridgefield) said that, although the next governor will likely look for places to slash state spending, he believes it would be ill-advised to reduce the staff in the attorney general’s office, since it has only has two more full-time employees than it did 20 years ago and there has been a considerable increase in its case load.
Suspect to officer: Kiss my (expletive) and talk to my (expletive) lawyer
Suspect to officer: Kiss my (expletive) and talk to my (expletive) lawyer - CRESTVIEW -- A man charged with domestic violence
Top court to weigh former attorney general's appeal in 9/11 case
The Supreme Court has agreed to a hear a case testing whether a former attorney general can be held personally responsible for damages arising ...
NJ SETTLES FRAUD CASE WITH MORTGAGE RESCUE FIRMS
TRENTON - Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today that the owner of several New Jersey loan modification companies has agreed to pay the state $805,000 and stay out of the foreclosure rescue business to resolve allegations he defrauded struggling homeowners who sought help in staving off foreclosure.