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Another Oksana Lawyer Bites the Dust
Filed under: Lisa Bloom , Oksana Grigorieva , Mel Gibson , Celebrity Justice Oksana Grigorieva has lost another lawyer in the family law case -- Lisa Bloom is substituting out, TMZ has learned. We don't know exactly why Bloom left the case -- but we're told there were some conflicts between Bloom and Oksana's remaining legal… Read more
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. The lawyer behind a $450-million class-action lawsuit against Cablevision Systems Corp. has old ties to News Corp. and Fox Broadcasting.
Oksana's Lawyer -- 'I Have Not Quit'
Oksana Grigorieva 's high-profile lawyer Lisa Bloom insists to RadarOnline.com that she has not quit the case. Despite one report declaring she was off the Russian musician's legal team, citing supposed conflict between Bloom and Oksana's remaining attorneys, Bloom released the following statement to RadarOnline.com: PHOTOS: Oksana Through The Years "I have not quit. I am letting the family ...
Lawyer: 'No offer on table' for NFL great Taylor
NEW CITY, N.Y. -- Lawrence Taylor's lawyer says there's no plea offer on the table, at least now, in the rape case against the pro football great.
Lawyer: 'No offer on table' for NFL great Taylor
Lawrence Taylor's lawyer says there's no plea offer on the table, at least now, in the rape case against the pro football great.
Lawyer: 'No offer on table' for NFL great Taylor
Lawrence Taylor's lawyer says there's no plea offer on the table, at least now, in the rape case against the pro football great. Taylor appeared Thursday in a suburban New York court on charges of having sex with a 16-year-old prostitute. He remains free on bail. The ex-NFL MVP is accused of paying $300 to have sex with the Bronx runaway in a suburban hotel room in May.
Defense humanizes collar bomb suspect for jury
A defense attorney tried to humanize the mercurial, mentally ill Pennsylvania woman on trial for a bizarre bank robbery plot that ended up killing a pizza delivery driver who had been forced to wear a bomb collar.
NEMO man receives award from Attorney General
Mr. Terry Spence, a northern Missouri farmer, receives an award from Attorney General Chris Koster.
Attorney general hopeful Schneiderman details gun plan
The Democratic candidate for attorney general outlined a plan to keep illegal guns out of New York's cities.
Deadly Vancouver Island Christmas crash a 'fluke' accident, says lawyer
The lawyer for a Cinnabar Valley woman charged with impaired driving causing the death of two of her children said outside court on Wednesday that "a fluke combination of road conditions" led to the deadly crash.
Lawyer: 'No offer on table' for NFL great Taylor
Lawrence Taylor's lawyer says there's no plea offer on the table, at least now, in the rape case against the pro football great.
Residents get free legal advice at "Ask-a-Lawyer" event
Seeking counsel from a lawyer can be an expensive endeavor, but Thursday residents in St. Joseph County had the opportunity to talk to one for free.
"Ask a Lawyer" project provides free legal counsel to local community members
The Volunteer Lawyer Network gave free legal advice on Thursday as a part of the “Ask a Lawyer project.”
Lawrence Taylor's lawyer: No offer on the table in rape case
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Deadly Christmas crash that claimed two children a 'fluke,' says lawyer
The lawyer for a B.C. woman charged with impaired driving causing the death of two of her children said outside court this week that "a fluke combination of road conditions" led to the fatal crash.
Attorney general braces for re-election bid
Attorney General Lisa Madigan faces three political newcomers in her bid for re-election.
Lawyer: "No offer on table" for NFL great Taylor
NEW CITY, N.Y. — Lawrence Taylor's lawyer says there's no plea offer on the table, at least now, in the rape case against the pro football great.
Poultry firm workers donate to Okla GOP AG nominee
State records show that employees from several Arkansas poultry companies sued by Oklahoma over environmental pollution have given thousands of dollars to the Republican candidate for attorney general, which his opponent said Thursday creates a conflict of interest.
Defense attorney asks for solicitor's removal in Melvin Roberts case
The attorney for a woman facing a murder charge in connection with the slaying of her longtime boyfr
Attorney general candidates differ on federal suits opinion
A former state senator who hopes to challenge federal “overreaching” is facing a first-time political candidate with 30 years of legal experience in the state attorney general race.
Psychiatrist, lawyer convicted in Smith drug case
A jury has absolved Anna Nicole Smith's doctor of prescribing excessive drugs for her but convicted her boyfriend and a psychiatrist of conspiring to fake names on prescriptions, in a case that refocused attention on the...
L.T.'s lawyer says no plea bargain offer on table
Lawrence Taylor's lawyer said Thursday there's no plea offer on the table, at least now, in the rape case against the pro football great.
Psychiatrist, lawyer convicted in Smith drug case
A jury has absolved Anna Nicole Smith's doctor of prescribing excessive drugs for her but convicted her boyfriend and a psychiatrist of conspiring to fake names on prescriptions, in a case that refocused attention on the...
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...
Psychiatrist, lawyer convicted in Smith drug case
A jury has absolved Anna Nicole Smith's doctor of prescribing excessive drugs for her but convicted her boyfriend and a psychiatrist of conspiring to fake names on prescriptions, in a case that refocused attention on the...
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...
Ferguson coconspirator to plead guilty, attorney says
The latest subcontractor charged in an alleged $12-million bid-rigging scheme involving Bobby Ferguson plans to own up to his actions after getting "roped up into something" much bigger than he expected, according to his lawyer.
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...
Deadly Vancouver Island Christmas crash a 'fluke' accident, says lawyer
The lawyer for a Cinnabar Valley woman charged with impaired driving causing the death of two of her children said outside court on Wednesday that "a fluke combination of road conditions" led to the deadly crash.
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.
Psychiatrist, Lawyer Convicted In Smith Drug Case
A jury has absolved Anna Nicole Smith's doctor of prescribing excessive drugs for her but convicted her boyfriend and a psychiatrist of conspiring to fake names on prescriptions, in a case that refocused attention on the deceased model's turbulent life.
Attorney for David Marmolejo renewing request to move trial
David Marmolejo, the man accused of killing his mother last year, is renewing his request to move his trial out of El Paso, his defense attorney said Thursday.
Lawyer, Psychiatrist Found Guilty in Anna Nicole Smith Drug Trial
Second doctor, Dr. Sandeep Kapoor, was found not guilty of all 6 counts against him. LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Howard K. Stern and Dr. Khristie Eroshevich were found guilty Thursday of conspiracy and of illegally providing prescription drugs to a known addict in the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial.
Attorney General's office says Bentley took illegal contributions
The Alabama Attorney General's office has ruled on a portion of the complaint field by physician Jimmy Blake of Birmingham last week (see related story Page 8B) and concluded that Robert Bentley did illegally accept corporate contributions to his campaign in excess of limits set by law.
Attorney General and Ferrellgas reach agreement
The Iowa Attorney General's Office and Ferrellgas, Iowa's largest liquid propane gas distributor, have reached an agreement that will change how the company markets and prices its product.
Lawyer: 'No offer on table' for Taylor
Lawrence Taylor's lawyer says there's no plea offer on the table, at least now, in the rape case against the pro football great.
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.
Deadly Christmas crash that claimed two children a 'fluke,' says lawyer
The lawyer for a B.C. woman charged with impaired driving causing the death of two of her children said outside court this week that "a fluke combination of road conditions" led to the fatal crash.
Anna Nicole Smith boyfriend convicted on drug charges
A Los Angeles jury convicted Anna Nicole Smith 's lawyer boyfriend and her psychiatrist but acquitted her doctor of conspiring to ply her with prescription drugs.
Attorney General's office says Bentley took illegal contributions
The Alabama Attorney General's office has ruled on a portion of the complaint field by physician Jimmy Blake of Birmingham last week (see related story Page 8B) and concluded that Robert Bentley did illegally accept corporate contributions to his campaign in excess of limits set by law.
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.
Jepsen seeks to dismiss Conn. AG foe's lawsuit
George Jepsen, the Democratic candidate for Connecticut attorney general, is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by his Republican opponent, Martha Dean, who is questioning whether he's qualified for the job.
Buckley’s attorney argues manslaughter case should be overturned for lack of evidence
The attorney for a woman convicted of starving her 6-month-olddaughter to death says there was insufficient evidence for thatconviction.
Alabama Attorney General Candidates Face Off
It is shaping up to be a competitive race for attorney general with pressing issues facing the state like the legality of electronic bingo, the states lawsuits against the Obama health care plan and BP, making this election one of the most important in recent history.
One St. Pete lawyer disbarred, another suspended
By Curtis Krueger, Times Staff Writer Thursday, October 28, 2010 One St. Petersburg attorney was disbarred and another has been suspended from the practice of law, the Florida bar announced Monday. Jack S. Carey, 84, a onetime St. Petersburg City Council member who had a respected legal career, agreed to be disbarred rather than fight the proceedings, said his attorney, Joseph Fleece. Carey has ...
Attorney General Candidate Ken Hodges in Macon
Candidate for Attorney General, Ken Hodges was in Macon today drumming up last minute support before the general election, just five days away. He says public safety is the number one priority for government. Hodges led changing the conviction rate in Dougherty County on crimes against children from below 50% to near 100%. He has spent fifteen years of his nearly twenty year career as a ...
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.
Attorney: Witness identified in shooting of Easton man
An attorney for the family of a college football player killed in his car by police says a woman who tried to help revive the student has been found, though he wouldn't identify her.
State Attorney Shakes Up his Office
State Attorney Glenn Hess realigned his assistant state attorney's due to budget cuts and new circuit judges.
Attorney: Don’t jail investment adviser
An Omaha investment adviser who pleaded guilty to securities fraud should not be sentenced to prison because he didn’t know the promissory notes he sold as investments were not properly registered and violated the law, his...