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Brown County Board attorney Fred Mohr may get $50,000 raise
Brown County Board attorney Fred Mohr could receive up to $214,200 in 2011 if county supervisors sign off on the proposed budget.
GMA has Right to Stay Silent — Lawyer
MANILA, Philippines — The lawyer of former president and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said on Wednesday that any person under investigation has the right to remain silent, as he reiterated his motion to quash a subpoena for his client to testify on the graft case against former National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) director general Romulo Neri in connection with the $329 ...
Iran to try US hikers for spying
An Iranian lawyer says the trial of three American hikers accused of spying will begin in November.
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.
Attorney to Ripon: We’re building ag housing whether you like it or not
RIPON — A Modesto attorney and developer of eight two bedroom housing units being built across Jack Tone Road from an established Ripon subdivision of 106 homes emphatically told City Council members Tuesday night they had no control over his development.
U.S. Working With China on Intellectual Property Rights
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is visiting Beijing this week to discuss how China -- a hotbed for counterfeit goods and piracy -- can better coordinate its efforts with the U.S. to stop intellectual property rights violations.
Iran to prosecute US detainees in Nov.
Iran is set to begin prosecution of two Americans charged with unlawful entry into Iran and espionage in a very near future, their lawyer Masoud Shafii says.
Cruz, Shea face off for District Attorney
On Nov. 2, Jack Shea, a Democrat, will try to beat Tim Cruz, a two-term Republican incumbent credited with introducing the county to an array of federal and local crime prevention programs.
DeKalb DA Candidate Suspended From Bar Twice
A candidate running for DeKalb County district attorney was twice suspended from the bar.
Justin Bieber's mother hires lawyer
Justin Bieber's mother is hiring a lawyer to represent her interests because she feels like she is being shut out of her son's career decisions. Justin Bieber's mother is hiring a lawyer, because she feels she's being excluded from her son's career.
Attorney: Waterford pot providers were entrapped by police-produced fake cards
An attorney for people arrested during the Aug. 25 medical marijuana drug raids is calling the use of bogus cards by undercover officers “entrapment.”
District Attorney challenger wants to improve the Lyon County DA's office
John "JP" Schlegelmilch says he can see plenty of areas for improvement with the Lyon County District Attorney's Office and that's one reason, among others, that he's running for Lyon County District Attorney.
Family Of Student Slain By Police Hires Lawyer
The family of a Massachusetts college student shot and killed by police in New York over the weekend said it has hired a civil rights attorney and will begin trying to find out exactly what happened the night the football player was slain.
WOODHAVEN: Attorney arraigned on three felony charges
WOODHAVEN — A Trenton attorney is facing three felony charges for allegedly trying to coerce a former girlfriend into dropping domestic violence charges against him.
Keep killer Race in N.S.: lawyer
Convicted killer Glen Race should not be sent back to the United States after his court proceedings on two murder charges in Nova Scotia, his lawyer says.
Biebs' mom gets lawyer
Justin Bieber's mother is hiring a lawyer, because she feels she's being excluded from her son's career.
Musca Law Adds New Criminal Defense Attorney
Former Prosecutor and 21-Year Veteran Criminal Law Attorney Jeff Quisenberry joins Florida Defense Firm in defending clients charged with crimes in Tampa Bay, Florida area.
Attorney: Give back Lake Louise land
Yes, it’s a nice convenience. No, I’ll vote on Election Day. Too much can change in the two weeks beforehand. I plan to vote by absentee ballot. I do not plan to vote.
Murray is best choice for district attorney
Come Jan. 1, Mecklenburg County will have its first new district attorney since Peter Gilchrist took the job in 1975. He has been re-elected eight times since then without facing an opponent.
Karen Sypher hires new lawyer, seeks to disqualify judge
A week before her scheduled sentencing for trying to extort money from University of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, Karen Sypher has fired her lawyer and hired another who is seeking to disqualify the federal judge on the case because of his alleged ties to U of L.
Karen Sypher hires new lawyer, seeks to disqualify judge
A week before her scheduled sentencing for trying to extort money from University of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, Karen Sypher has fired her lawyer and hired another who is seeking to disqualify the federal judge on the case because of his alleged ties to U of L.
High-flying Hampstead lawyer commits suicide two days after honeymoon
A high-flying Hampstead lawyer jumped in front of a Tube train just two days after returning from his honeymoon.
Justin Bieber's mom hires lawyer
Justin Bieber's mother is hiring a lawyer to represent her interests because she feels like she is being shut out of her son's career decisions.
Lawyer offers to quit
THE lawyer representing British author Alan Shadrake said on Wednesday that he could not continue if the Attorney-General was threatening him with contempt proceedings. Mr M. Ravi (right) took centre stage on the third and final day of a High Court hearing to decide if Shadrake had scandalised the Singapore judiciary. He told the court: 'I must discharge myself for then there would surely be a ...
Jenn Sterger, Alleged Favre Target, Hires Lawyer
Former Jets Employee Who Allegedly Received Graphic Photos and Inviting Messages from QB Hires Legal Counsel
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.
Lawyer, former legislator spar in death penalty debate
Vance Wilkins, once speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, took the pro-death-penalty side of a debate Tuesday night against Stephen Martin, who defended one of the teenage shooters in the Sal’s Pizza robbery-homicide in Madison Heights in 1984.
Attorney General says former Orange County Sheriff Kevin Beary failed to pay $20,000 fine
Florida's Attorney General has sued a former Orange County sheriff, claiming he failed to pay a $20,000 fine.
Lawyer For Easton Family Of Police Shooting Victim Seeks Answers
The lawyer for an Easton family whose son was shot and killed by police in new york says his first priority is finding out what happened.
Brett Favre investigation: Jenn Sterger hires attorney
The ex-New York Jets employee involved in the allegation against Brett Favre has hired a lawyer.
Brett Favre investigation: Jenn Sterger hires attorney
The ex-New York Jets employee involved in the allegation against Brett Favre has hired a lawyer.
Former N.J. Attorney General, chairman of Commission of Investigation dies at 66
Matt Rainey/The Star-LedgerW. Cary Edwards, former New Jersey Attorney General, testifies before the NJ Senate Legislative Oversight Committee in June. OAKLAND — W. Cary Edwards, chairman of the State Commission of Investigation and a former state attorney general, died today...
Former NJ Attorney General W. Cary Edwards Dies
Former New Jersey Attorney General W. Cary Edwards died Wednesday at his Oakland home after a long battle with cancer.
Sterger Hires Lawyer Amid Favre Scandal
Jenn Sterger has hired a lawyer amid allegations Brett Favre sent the former New York Jets employee nude pictures of himself.
Lawyer: Westchester Police Ignored Dying Pace Student
Danroy Henry The family of Danroy Henry, the 20-year-old Pace University student who was shot and killed by police after allegedly almost running an officer down Sunday morning, has hired a prominent civil rights attorney to probe into their son's death. "I can tell you that, in New York, it is not normal practice to be drawing a weapon and shooting a vehicle that's moving," lawyer Michael ...
Ronald Jabalee's attorney puts some of client's statements in context
The defense attorney for Ronald F. Jabalee countered two potentially incriminating statements by his client by putting them in context during questioning of a detective in court today.
Washington county district attorney raps teen violence
Washington County District Attorney Steve Toprani is less than a decade removed from his days as a student at California University of Pennsylvania, where an off-campus apartment was the scene of a fatal shooting Sunday.
Alleged Favre target Jenn Sterger hires lawyer
NEW YORK -- The ex-New York Jets employee involved in the allegation against Brett Favre has hired a lawyer.
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.
Attorney General talks bullying to elementary school kids
Bullying is a growing issue across the country. Today, some Henrico elementary students were able to get a real life lesson is preventing that from happening here at home.
Sterger Hires Lawyer Amid Favre Scandal
Jenn Sterger has hired a lawyer amid allegations Brett Favre sent the former New York Jets employee nude pictures of himself.
Pa. black lawyer rejected for bar in 1800s honored
A lawyer rejected from practicing law in Pennsylvania in the 1800s because he was black has been posthumously admitted to the state's bar.
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Name: Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. Age: 53 Party Affiliation: Republican Occupation: Richmond County District Attorney Decision to Run: This much is clear to me and so many New Yorkers: Albany is broken and we all deserve better. Corruption and dysfunction are all too commonplace and powerful insiders control the process to benefit a narrow few. Like so many New Yorkers, I became frustrated and ...
Three Workers Injured In Explosion At Waco Attorney’s House
Three workers were injured Wednesday morning when paint thinner exploded as they worked on a house owned by a Waco attorney.
Black lawyer rejected for Pennsylvania bar in 1800s is honored by state Supreme Court
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A lawyer rejected from practicing law in Pennsylvania in the 1800s because he was black has been posthumously admitted to the state's bar.
160 Years Later, Lawyer Permitted To Practice Law In Pa.
A Pittsburgh lawyer finally received the recognition he deserved 160 years later.
Jenn Sterger, Alleged Favre Target, Hires Lawyer
Former Jets Employee Who Allegedly Received Graphic Photos and Inviting Messages from QB Hires Legal Counsel
Pa. black lawyer rejected for bar in 1800s honored
A lawyer rejected from practicing law in Pennsylvania in the 1800s because he was black has been posthumously admitted to the state's bar.
Attorney pleads guilty to stealing $500,000 from law firm
Attorney pleads guilty to stealing $500,000 from law firm
Pa. black lawyer rejected for bar in 1800s honored
A lawyer rejected from practicing law in Pennsylvania in the 1800s because he was black has been posthumously admitted to the state's bar.