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Attorney looking to move trial in homicide case
According to court documents, Shane Hawkin's attorney made the motion for a change of venue because of the publicity surrounding the case
Spokane attorney on disabled cruise ship
SPOKANE -- A Spokane lawyer is among the 4,500 passengers and crew aboard a disabled cruise ship off the coast of California. The Carnival Splendor lost power Monday morning.  Two tugboats are slowly pulling the cruise ship to San Diego. Spokane attorney Bruce Blohowiak, of the firm Erickson & Blohowiak, is on that ship.  The law office tells us he has been in touch with his son back here in ...
ATTORNEY GENERAL MCDANIEL RELEASES STATEMENT ON VETERAN'S DAY
LITTLE ROCK-- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this statement today, urging Arkansans to remember those who have served, and are currently serving our country, on Veteran's Day, November 11, 2010. "Today we take time to honor the commitment of Arkansas's veterans. Their courage and sacrifice, both past and present, ensures that we all may continue to enjoy the freedoms of our great state...
Former assistant district attorney Joseph Floyd Johnson pleads guilty to tax evasion
Former assistant district attorney Joseph Floyd Johnson plead guilty Wednesday to one count of tax evasion in federal court.
Attorney for Tracy torture suspect asks jury to keep an open mind
The defense attorney for Tracy torture suspect Anthony Waiters began presenting his case Wednesday. His message to the jury: Keep an open mind.
Browder Urges U.S., Europe Visa Ban for Russians Linked to Lawyer's Death
Hermitage Capital Management Ltd., a $1.2 billion hedge fund firm, is urging countries in Europe and North America to sanction Russian officials implicated in the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in a Moscow jail.
Lawyer: Client's statement taken illegally after police shootout
One of the men charged in a police shootout in Cape Coral last year is fighting to keep evidence out at his trial.
Defense attorney admits New Orleans police officer burned Henry Glover's body, but says it wasn't a crime
Prosecution, defense lay out their arguments in high-stakes civil rights case
Lawyer asks for no ban on hearing for masked traveller
A media lawyer has urged an adjudicator not to ban reporters from an immigration hearing in the case of the Chinese man who snuck into Canada
Lawyer for Sanford man charged in father's death will seek another forensic exam
GLADWIN — The attorney for a Sanford man accused of killing his father will ask another mental health professional to assess whether his client is fit to stand trial.
Lawyer defends indicted Tucson Police officer
TUCSON - We're learning more about the indictment of a Tucson Police officer who has been on the force for 16 years. Officer Michelle Preiss was indicted Monday on three felony charges including aggravated assault of a child under 15 and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Masked man's lawyer pares down call for media ban
A lawyer for the masked traveller seeking asylum in Canada offered a Maclean's magazine article Wednesday to support his call to ban several Chinese language media outlets from the man's immigration hearing.
Lawyer joins fight against birth control bill
A WELL-KNOWN lawyer has joined the fight against the proposed reproductive health bill that is being considered by Congress. “Let’s show [supporters of the bill] that the Church [establishment] is not the only one against the bill but also us… the lay people,” Romulo Macalintal told reporters in Manila.
Local attorney disciplined by Mass Bar
TEWKSBURY - Local Attorney Raymond Paczkowski has been administratively suspended for non-cooperation from the Massachusetts Bar.
Lawyer says there should be no media ban on hearing for masked traveller
VANCOUVER - A media lawyer has urged an adjudicator not to ban reporters from an immigration hearing in the case of the Chinese man who snuck into Canada wearing a mask disguising himself as an elderly white man.
Attorney Files New Motion In Greene Case
The attorney representing the family of slain Detroit exotic dancer Tamara Greene in a lawsuit against the city has filed a motion requesting the investigation into whether evidence connected to the case was destroyed.
Glorietta blast victims’ lawyer doubts Sollano’s motives
MANILA, Philippines – A lawyer of the families of some of the victims of the 2007 explosion at the Glorietta 2 mall in Makati City questioned the motives of former Army explosives expert Allan Sollano in claiming the incident was a terrorist attack.
DA won’t charge public defender who challenged attorney to fight
STOCKTON — Prosecutors said Wednesday they will not seek criminal charges against San Joaquin County Public Defender Peter Fox, who lost his temper in court last month and challenged an attorney to fight.
Watson eager to return to US and defeat charges: lawyer
The delay in deporting Gabe Watson back to the US is "not a ploy" and he is looking forward to defeating murder allegations in Alabama, according to his American lawyer.
Masked man's lawyer pares down call for media ban
A lawyer for the masked traveller seeking asylum in Canada offered a Maclean's magazine article Wednesday to support his call to ban several Chinese language media outlets from the man's immigration hearing.
Carrie Prejean's Lawyer Sues Over XXX Leak
Filed under: Carrie Prejean , Shanna Moakler , Celebrity Justice , Miss California Carrie Prejean 's lawyer claims he knows exactly who leaked details to TMZ about a private mediation involving the beauty queen's homemade XXX video  ... and now he wants the alleged secret spillers to pay up. Charles LiMandri -- Prejean's lawyer… Read more
Lawyer's notes raise questions at Frank Paul inquiry
A lawyer's nine-year-old notes and a seven-month hole in the chronology of the prosecution's handling of the Frank Paul file raise new questions about why no charges were laid against police.
Lawyer again suing Little League, on behalf of Eltingville mother
She blames adults for son's injuries on mound, basepath
Lawyer says no surprise in bikie case
The South Australia's Law Society says it's no surprise that the High Court has found the state's anti-bikie laws unconstitutional.
Lawyer says no surprise in bikie case
The South Australia's Law Society says it's no surprise that the High Court has found the state's anti-bikie laws unconstitutional.
Lawyer says no surprise in bikie case
The South Australia's Law Society says it's no surprise that the High Court has found the state's anti-bikie laws unconstitutional.
D.C. attorney general sues building owners over $1.2 million in expenses
D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles on Wednesday sued the owners of a Southeast Washington office building - among them a political nemesis of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's - alleging that they tried to improperly charge $1.2 million in expenses back to the city, including contributions, champagne and ...
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.
Contador hires lawyer for doping case
A lawyer who helped clear an Italian rider of doping will lead Alberto Contador's legal defence.
French lawyer stands up for all the Zoes out there
A French lawyer says girls named Zoe will be living a "nightmare" if carmaker Renault has its way.
Coral Springs lawyer accused of forging court documents in foreclosure case
A Coral Springs lawyer forged the signatures of two Miami-Dade judges while lying to a client about a bogus lawsuit settlement, authorities said Wednesday.
Attorney-General hits back at Watson claims
Cameron Dick says Gabe Watson's lawyer is "wrong" to blame him for client's legal limbo.
Lawyer says public arrest wasn’t necessary
— A well-known defence lawyer says he was offended and surprised by his very public arrest Monday just steps from a Kitchener courthouse.
Steve Cooley clings to slim lead in California attorney general's race
The Los Angeles County district attorney is ahead of San Francisco Dist. Atty. Kamala Harris by about 28,500 votes out of more than 8 million counted so far. Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley continued Wednesday to cling to a lead of about 28,500 votes in the race for California attorney general, according to a Times review of website updates by all 58 counties.
Tom Horne's narrow attorney general victory finishes GOP sweep of Arizona
Tom Horne won election as state attorney general by 4 percentage points, the narrowest margin of statewide candidates in what has been a big year for Republicans.
Court: Maricopa County Board of Supervisors can't skirt County Attorney's Office
County will have to disband an in-house law firm.
• Attorney general makes personnel law changes from Oct. 1 retroactive
The N.C. Attorney Generalâs Office says a new law that made more of public employeesâ personnel records open to public inspection Oct. 1 was also meant to apply to information compiled in those records before that date. The new law, requires publi ...
Local attorney disciplined by Mass Bar
TEWKSBURY - Local Attorney Raymond Paczkowski has been administratively suspended for non-cooperation from the Massachusetts Bar.
Tom Horne's narrow attorney general victory finishes GOP sweep of Arizona
Tom Horne won election as state attorney general by 4 percentage points, the narrowest margin of statewide candidates in what has been a big year for Republicans.
Breaking the stereotype of a typical attorney
Ronnie Baker/Staff photo - Ike Vanden Eykel has always had two main goals in his career: to be known as an honorable attorney and to be considered one of the best at what he does.
Court: Maricopa County Board of Supervisors can't skirt County Attorney's Office
County will have to disband an in-house law firm.
Steve Cooley clings to slim lead in California attorney general's race
The Los Angeles County district attorney is ahead of San Francisco Dist. Atty. Kamala Harris by about 28,500 votes out of more than 8 million counted so far. Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley continued Wednesday to cling to a lead of about 28,500 votes in the race for California attorney general, according to a Times review of website updates by all 58 counties.
Lawyer says insults are just free speech
When are a lawyer's rights less than a regular citizen's? When he opens his mouth, according to a motion filed by a St. Clair Shores attorney asking a federal judge to halt what he calls an unconstitutional attempt to muzzle his speech through Michigan's rules of professional conduct for lawyers.
Attorney says crash was an accident
The attorney for Greg Barkus is disputing claims that the Kalispell Republican received special treatment in reaching a plea deal with prosecutors.
Lawyer: American on trial in Yemen was shackled in police hospital, interrogated by US agents
SAN'A, Yemen - A 26-year old American from New Jersey came to Yemen in 2008 to study religion and language, his U.S. lawyer said — but ended up detained as an al-Qaida suspect nearly 18 months later and was held shackled to a police hospital bed for weeks before he allegedly tried to shoot his way out.
Attorney general: No quick resolution to pollution case
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.
Crowded field vying for Calumet County district attorney position vacated by Ken Kratz
The district attorney post in Calumet County is still vacant, but likely not for long.
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.
Attorney wants pot evidence tossed in case of jet-setting socialite
An attorney for a woman accused of bringing 13 suitcases full of marijuana from California to Columbus on a private jet has asked a federal judge to throw out evidence that federal authorities have gathered in the case.
Lawyer for ex-Toms River superintendent Michael Ritacco calls corruption case 'preposterous'
Trial on bribe and fraud charges set to start July 25