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Daughter Of Missing Chinese Rights Lawyer Seeks US Help
(RTTNews) - The 17-year-old daughter of Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has appealed to U.S. President Barack Obama in an open letter published on Thursday to help in tracking down her father who went missing in China six months ago.
Defense attorney argues blog influenced verdict for convicted 'suitcase killer' Melanie McGuire
Patti Sapone/The Star-Ledger Melanie McGuire reacts as Assistant Attorney General Patricia Prezioso speaks during her sentencing for the murder of her husband, William McGuire, 39, in their Woodbridge apartment on April 28, 2004. WOODBRIDGE — Can a jury's exposure...
Lawyer forms foreclosure resistance movement
In a stately 19th century mansion in the middle of this former textile mill town, a local political scion has formed a mortgage foreclosure resistance movement.
Lawyer forms foreclosure resistance movement
In a stately 19th century mansion in the middle of this former textile mill town, a local political scion has formed a mortgage foreclosure resistance movement.
Austin Attorney Honored at National Latina Leaders Celebration
Austin attorney Lulu Flores is honored with a national award for her community involvement. At the "Latina Leaders Celebration" in Washington, D.C., Flores received top recognition for her "outstanding community leadership".
Softz Solutions Launching 25 Lawyer Directories All Across the United States
Softz Solutions Pvt Ltd, the leading SEO Company in India already known to have launched a website for SEO for lawyer is now launching 19 city specific and 6 state specific lawyer directories for attorney marketing on internet. Some of the cities that Softz Solutions targets with these lawyer directories are Miami, Jacksonville, Tampa, Dallas and Philadelphia while the list of targeted states ...
Coral Springs foreclosure lawyer accused of forgery
Coral Springs foreclosure lawyer accused of forgery
No contempt charge for Poots
The Attorney General is to take no action over comments made by the Environment Minister over the John Lewis planning application at Sprucefield.
Lawyer: Prosecutors improperly keeping information secret in rock fall death
Larimer County prosecutors are refusing to make public the documents charging a Texas boy with manslaughter in connection with a girl's death in Estes Park this summer.
Attorney to pay fines, restitution in marijuana case
A Wausau attorney accused of asking a client to buy marijuana for him avoided jail time when he was convicted Wednesday on two misdemeanor drug charges.
Lawyer: Prosecutors improperly keeping information secret in rock fall death
LARIMER COUNTY - Prosecutors are refusing to make public the documents charging a Texas boy with manslaughter in connection with a girl's death in Estes Park this summer.
Miller, Findley Spar In Attorney General Race
Longtime Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller faces a Republican candidate who is no stranger to politics and has vowed to focus on the economy and the health care reform law.
Cooley says he'd be a nonpartisan attorney general
Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley announces the arrests of eight current and former Bell city officials on corruption charges.
PATTIS BLOG: Did Komisarjevsky lawyer inspire Tom Cruise in 'A Few Good Men'?
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Judge Annetta Verin, lawyer Virginia Meigs vie for Jefferson County circuit judge Place 12
Winner will replace outgoing Circuit Judge Dan King.
Khadr can be rehabilitated, says Gitmo prison lawyer
A prison staff lawyer who interacted with Omar Khadr extensively says he was respectful and never showed any sign he was radicalized.
Khadr can be rehabilitated, says Gitmo lawyer
A prison staff lawyer who spent a lot of time with Omar Khadr says he was respectful and never showed any sign he was radicalized.
Attorney Nancarrow to face discipline panel for alleged misconduct
MARQUETTE - Local attorney James Edward Nancarrow will face a hearing next month to answer a five-count complaint filed against him by the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission.
Attorney general's race: Profile in NY contrasts
Associated Press - October 28, 2010 11:05 AM ET ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - One point uniting both Republican and Democratic candidates for New York attorney general is the starkness of their...
News: U.S. Attorney’s Office to oversee election fraud complaints
Richard S. Hartunian, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, announced his office’s efforts to ensure that all qualified voters have the opportunity to cast their ballots without discrimination, intimidation or fraud Nov. 2.
News: U.S. Attorney’s Office to oversee election fraud complaints
Richard S. Hartunian, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, announced his office’s efforts to ensure that all qualified voters have the opportunity to cast their ballots without discrimination, intimidation or fraud Nov. 2.
NY lawyer Ted Sorensen, a former Kennedy speechwriter, suffers severe stroke
NEW YORK - Former John F. Kennedy speechwriter Ted Sorensen is hospitalized with a severe stroke — his second stroke in a decade. Sorensen's assistant, Laurie Morris, said the 82-year-old Sorensen suffered a severe stroke last Friday.
Daughter of missing China dissident urges help from Obama
The 17-year-old daughter of missing Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has appealed for help from US President Barack Obama, saying Beijing had kidnapped him and that police beat her as a child.
Lawyer Ted Sorensen, a former Kennedy speechwriter, suffers 2nd stroke
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Ted Sorensen, a speechwriter for John F. Kennedy, is hospitalized with his second stroke. Adam Frankel, a friend and current White House speechwriter, says the 82-year-old Sorensen suffered a stroke last Friday.
Ex Kennedy aide, NY lawyer Sorensen suffers stroke
Former John F. Kennedy speechwriter Ted Sorensen was hospitalized after suffering a severe stroke, his second stroke in a decade, his assistant said Thursday. Sorensen, 82, suffered the stroke last Friday, Laurie Morris said. She would not identify the hospital where Sorensen is being treated and said the family was...
U.S. Attorney’s Office to oversee election fraud complaints
Richard S. Hartunian, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, announced his office’s efforts to ensure that all qualified voters have the opportunity to cast their ballots without discrimination, intimidation or fraud Nov. 2.
*Update*Anthoney Graves and His Attorney To Hold News Conference About Graves Release
Newly released from prison Anthony Graves and his attorney will hold a joint news conference in Houston at 2pm Thursday.
D.A.’s Hispanic Heritage Award Presented To Asst. Prosecutor
Queens District Attorney Richard A. read more
Kennedy ex-aide, NY lawyer Sorensen suffers stroke
NEW YORK—Former John F. Kennedy speechwriter Ted Sorensen was hospitalized after suffering a severe stroke, his second stroke in a decade, his assistant said Thursday.
U.S. Attorney names election day contacts
United States Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced today that attorneys will be on duty in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Pocatello on Tuesday, November 4, to take complaints of election fraud or voting rights violations for the general elections.
Los Angeles Attorney, Sepi Ghafouri, Launches New Website
Los Angeles attorney, Sepi Ghafouri, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for The Law Office of Sepi Ghafouri. (PRWeb October 28, 2010) Read the full story at (link) 20
Khodorkovsky to appeal any guilty verdict in Strasbourg - lawyer
Former Yukos CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky will appeal to the European Court of Human Rights if he is found guilty in the ongoing second case against him and his partner, the businessmen's lawyer said on Thursday.
County attorney denies candidate's claim
The Mower County Attorney's Office has gotten involved in a debate it wasn't invited to, said County Attorney Kristen Nelsen.
North Oaks lawyer suspended for mishandling more than 3,000 mortgages
The state supreme court says Trent C. Jonas agreed to $6.3 million in judgments against him.
Lawyer, former state senator duel in Okla. AG race
Associated Press - October 28, 2010 12:25 PM ET OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma will elect a new attorney general on Tuesday and the role of the federal government in state issues has become an...
Lawyer, former state senator duel in Okla. AG race
Associated Press - October 28, 2010 12:25 PM ET OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma will elect a new attorney general on Tuesday and the role of the federal government in state issues has become an...
Kennedy ex-aide, NY lawyer Sorensen suffers stroke
Former John F. Kennedy speechwriter Ted Sorensen was hospitalized after suffering a severe stroke, his second stroke in a decade, his assistant said Thursday.
Arizona Attorney General Seeks Changes to Home-Loan Modification Process
A 50-state task force investigating U.S. foreclosure practices should ask lenders to change the way they modify home-loan provisions, Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard said.
Upstart lawyer looks to upset incumbent Hevesi
Queens voters poised to choose this Tuesday in state and federal races. Alex Powietrzynski is a Republican running for state Assembly. His parents are stout Democrats. But he insists he has their full backing in his bid to unseat 28th District Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) on Nov. 2.
Prominent Miami attorney Henry 'Hank' Adorno suspended
The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended prominent attorney Henry ``Hank'' Adorno for excluding a large portion of Miami property owners from getting refunds on an illegal fire fee and for collecting an excessive payment in the controversial case.
U.S. lawyer forms foreclosure resistance group
O. Max Gardner III, 65, pioneered techniques in preventing big banks from foreclosing on loans and has taught his methods to 559 other lawyers in the last four years.
Capri Anderson's Lawyer Contacts Sheen's Attorney
Filed under: Charlie Sheen , Capri Anderson , Celebrity Justice TMZ has learned ... Capri Anderson 's lawyer has already contacted Charlie Sheen 's attorney who specializes in settling messy situations with celebrities -- but Capri's attorney got an icy response. Sources connected with Capri Anderson , aka Christina… Read more
Prominent Miami attorney Henry "Hank" Adorno suspended
Prominent Miami attorney Henry "Hank" Adorno suspended
Beaverton attorney's law license suspended after her 2008 felony conviction
Rhonda Antell, 53, of Beaverton, pleaded guilty to cyberstalking and identity theft in October 2008. The Oregon Supreme Court has suspended her from the state bar and sentenced her to one year of probation.
Search of pond turns up no weapon in slaying of lawyer
Divers from the Oakland County Sheriff's Dive Team scoured a pond at the River Oaks West apartment complex Wednesday as part of the investigation into the killing of an attorney last week, but no weapon was found, according to the city's deputy police chief.
Long Island lawyer reaches highest bar
Last week, Long Island attorney Brian T. Egan was sworn in as a member of the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court. In a ceremony in the historic courtroom in Washington, D.C., Egan appeared before a panel presided over by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., and that included seven of the nine sitting justices. "It [...]
Parish attorney on leave after arrest
L’Observateur LAPLACE – A St. John the Baptist Parish attorney who serves as the Parish Council’s legal advisor, has taken a leave of absence from the district attorney’s office following an arrest for DWI and public intimidation on Sept. 23.
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six mistakenly claims Daily Globe endorsement
During a radio interview this week, Kansas Attorney General Steve Six said he had picked up endorsements from several newspapers, including the Dodge City Daily Globe.     But he made a mistake: The Daily Globe has not endorsed either Six or his opponent, state Sen. Derek Schmidt.
Small world: Lawyer leading class-action suit against Cablevision has old ties to News Corp.
The lawyer behind a $450-million class-action lawsuit against Cablevision Systems Corp. has old ties to News Corp. and Fox Broadcasting. Todd J. Krouner, a Chappaqua, N.Y.-based lawyer with his own practice, who filed a suit in the U.S. District Court...
Psychiatrist, lawyer convicted in Smith drug case
A boyfriend and two doctors who were part of Anna Nicole Smith's inner circle in her final days and were charged with enabling her prescription drug use were acquitted of most drug charges Thursday, but two were convicted of conspiring to use false names to get her prescriptions.