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Not natural justice : Justice Soumitra Sen's lawyer
Kolkata, Nov 10 (PTI) The lawyer of Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen, found guilty of misappropriation of funds and making false statements, today said the verdict was not natural justice although the result was expected.
Dow: Attacks on immigrants in N.J. prosecuted fully
Attorney General Paula Dow said Tuesday two of this year's highest-profile attacks on immigrants in New Jersey did not meet the legal threshold for bias crimes but were being prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
Hearing adjourned after Fulton fires lawyer
WOODSTOCK--The dangerous offender hearing of Christopher Fulton that was expected to wrap up Thursday has been adjourned until Nov. 30 after Fulton abruptly fired his lawyer, Bob Sheppard, amid accusations of an unfair hearing.[...]
WS/FCS, Attorney Split Ways Amid SBI Investigation
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools says they have "mutually agreed" with their suspended attorney to terminate his contract amid an investigation into whether or not the school system is reporting crimes in a timely manner as required by state law.
Lawyer Says Suu Kyi Won't Accept Conditional Release
Lawyer for Aung San Suu Kyi says Burmese pro-democracy leader will not accept any limits on her freedom
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.
Braylon Edwards plea deal discussed, lawyers say: NFL Newswatch
The attorney for Braylon Edwards and a New York assistant district attorney said during a brief court hearing on Tuesday morning that they have discussed a possible plea deal regarding the Jets and former Browns receiver’s DWI charges stemming from his Sept. 21 arrest.
Attorney: Video shows whipping coach players
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Three Murrah High School basketball players have sued their coach and the school system over alleged whippings. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court in Jackson by attorney Lisa Ross.
WITH VIDEO: Attorney calls for retraction from fired assistant attorney general who blogged about gay student
A prominent Bloomfield Hills attorney reiterated her calls Tuesday, Nov. 9, for a retraction from a former assistant attorney general accused of harassing the University of Michigan’s gay student assembly president.
Storms' attorney gains ethics hearing delay
The Indiana State Ethics Commission has postponed a hearing on a civil complaint against Scott Storms, former general counsel with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, until Jan. 13.
County attorney opening, jobs for East Milton, U.S. 98 beautification
Applicants seek Santa Rosa County attorney job, expanding company could bring 10 jobs to East Milton and UPA seeks to beautify U.S. 98.
Lawyer walks free
A LAWYER walked out of the district courts a free man on Wednesday after he was allowed to compound a molest case brought against him by a secretary at the same legal firm. The 46-year-old man settled the matter by issuing a written apology and paying $15,000 to the 24-year-old married woman.
County attorney opening, jobs for East Milton, U.S. 98 beautification
Applicants seek Santa Rosa County attorney job, expanding company could bring 10 jobs to East Milton and UPA seeks to beautify U.S. 98.
Khmer Rouge trial lawyer says politics interfere
Political interference by Cambodians threatens the independence of the Khmer Rouge tribunal, the head of the defense office said Wednesday.
Attorney to join Medford council
A local attorney was chosen Tuesday to fill a vacant seat on township council.
Steve Cooley's lead in Attorney General's race shrinks
San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris pulled within 9,555 votes of Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley in the race for attorney general, according to the vote count released today by the Secretary of State's Office.
Alyssa Ann Rower: How to Choose a Divorce Lawyer
Being represented by a skilled lawyer can mean the difference between a smooth divorce and one marked by frustration, delay and wrong turns.
Attorney: Road Rage Was ‘Self-Defense’
A man accused in a road rage stabbing in Boston is pleading self-defense.
Attorney's hospitalization leads to mistrial in rape case
A mistrial was declared Tuesday in a child rape case because the defense attorney has been hospitali
Ex-Pittsburgh US Attorney. exceeded travel fees
A government report says Pittsburgh's former U.S. Attorney regularly exceeded government approved rates for hotels and didn't justify the expenses in many instances.
Attorney: Sturgis City Manager Is Innocent
The attorney for the city manager in Sturgis says an insurance fraud allegation against his client is unfounded.
Lawyer brings arson case back to court
A mistake was behind a missed court appearance by a man accused of lighting his own home on fire and burning himself in the process. Jacob Bodnar-Lawrence is charged with five counts of arson endangering life and leaving the scene of collision.
K-Rod's attorney still working on plea deal
The attorney for Mets reliever Francisco Rodriguez said again today that he's working on a plea deal for his client. "We are working very hard to resolve this," Christopher Booth said after a hearing in Queens courtroom. Judge Elisa Koenderman adjourned the case until Dec. 3. K-Rod is charged...
Ex-US Attorney: DOJ Didn't Want Info
An ex-Pittsburgh US Attorney who exceeded travel fees says she was never asked for follow-up data from the Justice Department. N.J. Gov. Chris Christie was also named in the same investigation.
Lawyer wants default judgment against Detroit in Greene case
The family of a slain exotic dancer who allegedly danced at a rumored Manoogian Mansion party wants a default judgment issued against the city for intentionally throwing away ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's computer.
Lawyer and Paralegal Directory Now Includes Discipline History
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 10, 2010) - The Law Society of Upper Canada is expanding its online Lawyer and Paralegal Directory to make it easier for the public to find a licensed legal professional.
Foreclosure lawyer defends having his clients mortgage homes to pay his fee
The Florida Bar has launched an investigation of a well-known Deerfield Beach foreclosure defense attorney over a New York Times report that he allows distressed homeowners to take out second mortgages in order to pay his fees.
Renault's plan to call car 'Zoe' sparks legal spat
A French lawyer has a warning for parents-to-be: Naming your baby girl Zoe could set her up for a lifetime of annoyances — everything from playground teasing to sexual come-ons.
Assistant attorney general appointed as juvenile court judge
SALT LAKE CITY — Julie Lund, an assistant attorney general, has been appointed as a juvenile court judge in the 3rd...
Trustee appointed in Myrtle Beach lawyer Pavilack bankruptcy case
A bankruptcy judge appointed a trustee this week to take over the assets of Myrtle Beach lawyer Harr
Outgoing Okla. Attorney General: Oklahoma poultry pollution case won't be resolved quickly
TULSA, Okla. - If Oklahoma's new attorney general or governor decide to drop a lawsuit accusing poultry companies of pollution, the five-year case will be picked up by other interested parties, the state's outgoing attorney general predicted.
County attorney to collect child support
County child support collections will soon be back in the hands of County Attorney Bridgie Miller. For the past eight years, those duties have been in the hands of Trigg County Attorney H.B. Quinn.
Outgoing AG: No Quick Resolution to Pollution Case
Outgoing Okla. Attorney General: Oklahoma poultry pollution case won't be resolved quickly
County Attorney Picks Management Team
Newly elected Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery announced the selection of the first five members of his executive management team Wednesday.
State's attorney looking into Carrier Mills taxidermist business
The State's Attorney's office is investigating whether a Carrier Mills taxidermist promised services and didn't deliver. State's Attorney Mike Henshaw said he has received several complaints regarding Hillside Taxidermy in Carrier Mills, which appears to be closed.
Cooley clings to narrow lead for attorney general
Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley is clinging to a narrow lead over San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris, in the only undecided statewide race. Steve Cooley (Rep) … 3,875,037 … 46.1%Kamala Harris (Dem) … 3,831,825 …...
Lawyer says no guarantees evidence against alleged terrorist Diab not obtained by torture
There are no guarantees that evidence provided by France to have accused terrorist Hassan Diab extradited from Canada was not gathered by torture, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Crown didn't mention flawed probe:lawyer
VANCOUVER - A lawyer for the family of a man who froze to death in a Vancouver alley has suggested the Crown's decision not to publicize a flawed police investigation could have left the impression the death was an accident.
Attorney general says 9/11 trial decision is near
Attorney General Eric Holder says the Obama administration is close to making a decision on where to hold a trial for professed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
Oskaloosa seeks new city attorney
OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa City Attorney Dave Dixon plans on leaving his position with the city. Dixon said the reason why is that there are too many possible conflicts of interest in serving as the city’s legal counsel while working at the Oskaloosa law firm of Heslinga, Dixon and Moore.
Attorney general says once again that 9/11 trial decision is coming soon
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder says the Obama administration is close to making a decision on where to hold a trial for professed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
Gabe Watson wants temporary visa - lawyer
THE lawyer for honeymoon killer Gabe Watson says his client should not be held in detention before his expected deportation.
Gabe Watson wants temporary visa - lawyer
THE lawyer for honeymoon killer Gabe Watson says his client should not be held in detention before his expected deportation.
Gabe Watson wants temporary visa - lawyer
THE lawyer for honeymoon killer Gabe Watson says his client should not be held in detention before his expected deportation.
Gabe Watson wants temporary visa - lawyer
THE lawyer for honeymoon killer Gabe Watson says his client should not be held in detention before his expected deportation.
US attorney general says once again that Sept. 11 trial decision is coming soon
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder says the Obama administration is close to making a decision on where to hold a trial for professed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
Lawyer for 2 Petters companies faces drug possession charges
The FBI said it found cocaine, ecstasy and meth when David Baer's office was searched.
Crowded field vying for Calumet County district attorney position vacated by Ken Kratz
MADISON The district attorney post in Calumet County is still vacant, but likely not for long.
Cc Brown Law - Reasons to hire a Real Estate Attorney
Thus having an experienced attorney is quite beneficial part of your side. Basically, the Real estate law is quite complicated and the chance of making deadly mistakes is unusual in this sector. Therefore it is a wise decision to have an attorney on your side before signing a document or leasing a property etc. Since it is complicated, never sign any document before taking some decisions with ...
Attorney general targets Brazilian Blowout over chemical
Christina Jewett   The attorney general’s office filed a lawsuit today alleging that the company that makes the Brazilian Blowout hair-straightening product failed to warn consumers that its solution contains a cancer-causing chemical, despite company claims that it is "formaldehyde-free." Hair stylists perform the Brazilian Blowout technique at high-end salons and then sell the treatment and ...