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Attorney withdraws bail reduction motion in Alexander killing
An attorney for a man charged in the August shooting death of an Alexander woman has withdrawn a motion for reduced bail.Attorney G. Ronald Kesinger had asked for a hearing Tuesday on reducing bail for Steven Mark Pryer from $2 million to $500,000....
Attorney: Chargers' minority stake for sale
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Chargers owner Alex Spanos is looking to sell a minority stake to help with estate planning.
Attorney disputes Carmel bus video allegation
An attorney for a former Carmel High School basketball player disputes a portion of a confidential Child Services report.
Lawyer: Mediation of W.Va. pollution case fails
A lawyer for the plaintiffs says attempts to settle a long-running water pollution lawsuit against Massey Energy Co. have failed.
Attorney says KU fraternity not changing its ways
An attorney for the parents of a college student who died last year from alcohol poisoning say his fraternity hasn't changed its dangerous behaviors.
Lawyer: Mediation of Massey pollution suit fails
Attempts to settle a long-running lawsuit that claims Massey Energy Co. poisoned hundreds of southern West Virginia wells with coal slurry have failed and the case is headed to trial next year, a lawyer in the case said Wednesday.
Lawyer: Mediation of Massey pollution suit fails
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Attempts to settle a long-running lawsuit that claims Massey Energy Co. poisoned hundreds of southern West Virginia wells with coal slurry have failed and the case is headed to trial next year, a lawyer in the case said Wednesday.
Attorney Says KU Frat Not Changing Its Ways
An attorney for the parents of a college student who died last year from alcohol poisoning say his fraternity hasn't changed its dangerous behaviors.
Ark. Attorney General sues company for selling fake licenses
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against Beraca Publishing, a Virginia-based company that has sold fake international driver's licenses and other invalid identification cards in Arkansas.
Attorney: KU Fraternity Not Changing Its Ways
An attorney for the parents of a college student who died last year from alcohol poisoning said his fraternity hasn't changed its dangerous behaviors.
Holocaust-denying Bishop's lawyer pulls out of case ahead of trial
Berlin - The lawyer representing British Bishop Richard Williamson in a German trial over his denial of the extent of the Holocaust unexpectedly pulled out of the case on Wednesday, weeks before it was scheduled to go to court.
Attorney Generals Deputy To Resign
MADISON, Wis. -- Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's top aide has decided to resign.
Lawyer: Hutaree members had no plan, target
A Hutaree member's lawyer said today the government is close to trampling on the Constitutional rights of the militia members accused of plotting to kill police officers and spark an uprising.
Attorney to represent mother
A Bartlesville woman implicated in the death of her 10-day-old infant has been given a court-appointed attorney to defend her in the case. On Tuesday, local attorney Mark Kane was appointed to represent Lyndsey Dawn Fiddler, 26, on charges of child neglect.
Deputy attorney general resigns
Madison - Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's top aide has decided to resign.
Lawyer for warden's accused killer makes statement
The lawyer for a man charged with shooting to death a Pennsylvania game warden wants people to reserve judgment in the case.
Attorney for Saginaw man charged with burning, beating girlfriend withdraws from case
Saginaw attorney Philip R. Sturtz, representing David W. Ketchum Jr., withdrew from the case on Monday, the day before Ketchum’s trial was to begin.
5 Questions to Ask Your Tax Attorney
Do you need a tax attorney? Here are five questions to ask to find the right one for your situation.
Henry Gornbein: 10 Key Ways to Communicate With Your Family Law Attorney
Communication in any relationship is critical. You can communicate with your attorney by email, now more the rule than the exception. But do not send an email every hour or with every thought.
Lawyer for family of slain Pace student not ready to accept DWI findings
Independent testing of a blood sample taken from the body of a Pace University football player slain by police confirmed an elevated level of alcohol — but a lawyer for the family said it did not prove Danroy Henry was drunk the morning he was killed.
Lawyer's ex-girlfriend says she felt threatened when he sued her
Woodhaven— The former girlfriend of a Trenton defense attorney accused of committing domestic violence against her testified Wednesday that she felt scared and threatened after he filed a lawsuit against her.
Ipoh lawyer slashed to death
IPOH: A lawyer was slashed to death by two masked men outside his Desa Rishah home.
Attorney in death-by-auto case says Mount Olive man was avoiding a deer when car crashed
Google MapsA map view of Hacklebarney Road in Morris County, where a driver is charged with killing his passenger in a car crash. WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP (Morris County) — Adam Gibbon was trying to avoid hitting a deer when he crashed...
City Attorney Sues Martin Guajardo, Alleged Immigration Attorney Fraud
City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed suit today against a San Francisco-based immigration attorney, accusing him of defrauding multiple clients and bilking them of their life savings ...
Assistant U.S. attorney for Utah faces DUI charge
An assistant U.S. attorney charged with driving under the influence of alcohol will get another day in court after a judge...
Garrido's lawyer opposes release of documents
Phillip Garrido's lawyer weighed in today against the release of sealed court documents involving kidnap victim Jaycee Lee Dugard, saying that opening up such papers would doom her client's chances of ever receiving a fair trial.
Attorney General Eric Holder to reverse Bush policy on DNA waivers
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is reversing a controversial Bush administration policy under which numerous defendants have waived their right to DNA testing even though that right is guaranteed under federal law, Justice Department officials said Wednesday.
Watson assurances given, lawyer says
The lawyer for American Gabe Watson says the Australian Government has received assurances from the US Federal Government that it will not seek the death penalty over his wife's manslaughter.
US promises not to execute Watson: lawyer
The lawyer for American Gabe Watson says the US federal government has told the Australian Government that it will not seek the death penalty if the man dubbed the 'honeymoon killer' faces another trial over his wife's manslaughter.
WA attorney general's power questioned in lawsuits
The scope of Attorney General Rob McKenna's power to independently sue - or to refuse to sue - is at the heart of two lawsuits before the state Supreme Court this week.
Lawyer in Chauncey Bailey case is resigning from practice of law
Bey IV's ex-attorney has been accused of smuggling notes from jail ordering killings of witnesses
Lawyer in Chauncey Bailey case is resigning from practice of law
Bey IV's ex-attorney has been accused of smuggling notes from jail ordering killings of witnesses
Obama taps Nashville attorney Sharp for federal judgeship
Attorney Kevin Sharp was behind the group Nashville's Priorities, which lobbied against the new convention center  
State Attorney General Rob McKenna's power questioned in lawsuits
The scope of Attorney General Rob McKenna's power to independently sue — or to refuse to sue — is at the heart of two lawsuits before the state Supreme Court this week.
Attorney general race down to L.A. County
While 8 million Californians voted in the state's attorney general's race, about 300 Los Angeles County election workers will decide the fate of a race "too close to call."
Attorney claims break-in
The attorney for a Rialto strip club worker at the center of an alleged sex scandal involving Rialto police officers said Wednesday her office was broken into last weekend.
Attorney authorized to receive confiscated guns and ammo
AUGUSTA — An attorney for a South China man has been authorized to receive guns, ammunition and electronic equipment seized from one of his client’s homes last winter.
County Attorney takes on police union
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office says it has launched an investigation into one of the state's largest police unions, over a high profile officer-involved shooting investigation.
Garrido attorney files to keep transcripts sealed
The attorney representing Phillip Garrido, one of two people charged in the Jaycee Lee Dugard kidnapping case, filed legal papers Wednesday seeking to keep transcripts and other documents in the case sealed.
Former attorney takes the stand
MOULTRIE — The former attorney of a Nashville man accused in the execution-style slayings of five people was called to the witness stand Wednesday in a second day of hearings on motions filed in the capital murder case.
Phillip Garrido's lawyer opposes release of Dugard documents
Phillip Garrido's lawyer filed papers Wednesday opposing the release of sealed court documents involving kidnap victim Jaycee Lee Dugard, saying that opening up the documents would doom her client's chances of ever receiving a fair trial.
Attorney to represent mother
A Bartlesville woman implicated in the death of her 10-day-old infant has been given a court-appointed attorney to defend her in the case. On Tuesday, local attorney Mark Kane was appointed to represent Lyndsey Dawn Fiddler, 26, on charges of child neglect.
Attorney General Holder to reverse Bush policy on DNA
Attorney General Eric Holder is reversing a controversial Bush administration policy under which numerous defendants have waived their right to DNA testing even though that right is guaranteed under federal law, Justice Department officials said Wednesday.
Lawyer: Blood test on slain Pace student Danroy Henry still leaves questions
Independent testing of a blood sample taken from the body of the Pace University football player slain by police confirmed an elevated level of alcohol, but a lawyer for his family said it did not prove Danroy Henry was drunk the morning he was killed.
Lawyer for McFadden's bartender says N.Y. firm runs Old City bar
In a court filing Wednesday, a lawyer for the bartender alleging racial discrimination at McFadden's Restaurant & Saloon offered "newly discovered facts" intended to show that a New York firm is in charge of the popular Old City bar and that it has a racist national policy.
Attorney confident Reagan Farr won't face criminal charges
The attorney for former Revenue Commissioner Reagan Farr said Wednesday that he does not believe his client will face any criminal charges from a federal and state inquiry into his decisions at the Department of Revenue.
Lawyer for McFadden's bartender says N.Y. firm runs Old City bar
In a court filing Wednesday, a lawyer for the bartender alleging racial discrimination at McFadden's Restaurant & Saloon offered "newly discovered facts" intended to show that a New York firm is in charge of the popular Old City bar and that it has a racist national policy.
NY lawyer faces sentence in Dead Sea Scrolls case
A lawyer is facing the possibility of prison time after being convicted of an ultramodern crime that was all about antiquity: using online aliases to harass people in an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Attorney confident Reagan Farr won't face criminal charges
The attorney for former Revenue Commissioner Reagan Farr said Wednesday that he does not believe his client will face any criminal charges from a federal and state inquiry into his decisions at the Department of Revenue.
Lawyer for McFadden's bartender says N.Y. firm runs Old City bar
In a court filing Wednesday, a lawyer for the bartender alleging racial discrimination at McFadden's Restaurant & Saloon offered "newly discovered facts" intended to show that a New York firm is in charge of the popular Old City bar and that it has a racist national policy.