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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 th...
Attorney: Landowners must know their rights
By Kate HesslingTribune Staff Writer UPPER THUMB — People must know their rights to just compensation when negotiating with ITCTransmission, stresses one Michigan eminent domain attorney.
Lawyer: Bruno Mars court date postponed in Vegas
Bruno Mars' lawyer says a court appearance for the singer-songwriter to appear on a Las Vegas cocaine charge is being postponed.
Lawyer gets 6 months behind bars in Dead Sea Scrolls case
A Manhattan lawyer, convicted of waging a kooky, identity-stealing cyber war against his dad’s academic rivals, was sentenced to six months behind bars today and led out of court in handcuffs. Raphael Golb, 50, will also have to do five years probation for attacking scholars who disagreed with his...
Lawyer jailed in Dead Sea Scrolls case that blended online, ancient worlds
A New York lawyer was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail for an ultramodern crime that was all about antiquity: using online aliases to harass people in an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Lawyer faces sentencing in Dead Sea Scrolls impersonation case
A lawyer faces prison time after being convicted of an ultramodern crime that was all about antiquity.
Lawyer in wildlife officer's killing urges fairness
HARRISBURG - The lawyer for the man charged with shooting to death a Pennsylvania wildlife conservation officer wants people to reserve judgment in the case. Kristin Rice, an assistant public defender in Adams County, said in a statement Wednesday that Christopher Johnson deserved the presumption of innocence and a fair trial. Wildlife Conservation Officer David Grove was shot four times last ...
US Attorney General Wants More Reliance on DNA
Attorney General Wants The Department of Justice To Use DNA Evidence To The Greatest Extent Possible To Convict The Guilty and Exonerate The Innocent
Attorney Says KU Fraternity Is 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. University of Kansas freshman Jason Wren died in March 2009 after a night of heavy drinking.
US lawyer gets jail in Dead Sea Scrolls case
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A lawyer has been sentenced to six months in jail for an ultramodern crime that was all about antiquity.
Israeli lawyer seeks end to Wagner performance ban
An Israeli lawyer said Thursday he has launched a bid to try to end a long-standing taboo against performances in the Jewish state of music by anti-Semitic composer Richard Wagner.
N.Y. attorney general sues former Obama car czar
The attorney general of New York, Andrew Cuomo, hit Steve Rattner with two lawsuits Thursday, alleging that Rattner paid kickbacks to win $150 million in business from the state's pension fund for his private equity firm.
Attorney named for Bartlesville woman charged in baby's death
An attorney has been named for a Bartlesville woman charged with felony child neglect in the death of her 10-day-old daughter, who was found in a washing machine.
Lawyer to protest over drug clinic
AN IPSWICH lawyer who will contest the next Ipswich City Council elections said he will stage a demonstration against a Brisbane Street drug-dosing clinic.
Lawyer-physician faces estafa raps
A LAWYER-PHYSICIAN was charged before the Quezon City Regional Trial Court for his alleged refusal to pay P2.2-million which he borrowed from his friend three years ago. Charged with estafa before the sala of QCRTC Branch 105 Judge Rosa Samson-Tatad was Atty. Nicolas C. Torres, of C.F Sharp Crew Management Inc. and a resident of Lot 1 Block 1 No. 10 Manhattan Townhomes, F. Castillo St. Marilag ...
Lawyer gets jail time in Dead Sea Scrolls harassment case
A lawyer has been sentenced to six months in jail for an ultramodern crime that was all about antiquity.
AG to DOJ: Use DNA Evidence "Whenever Possible"
Attorney General Eric Holder Reverses Bush-Era Policy of Requiring Defendants to Waive Rights to DNA Testing in Plea Deals
Holder Orders Prosecutors to Collect DNA in All Federal Cases
The U.S. attorney general reverses Bush administration policy, orders attorneys to make sure DNA testing is done "whenever possible."
Azerbaijan releases blogger in key rights case: lawyer
A court in Azerbaijan has freed an opposition blogger whose jailing sparked an international outcry and ruled he can serve the remainder of his sentence as a suspended term, his lawyer said Thursday.
AG directs prosecutors to use DNA evidence
Attorney General Eric Holder directed federal prosecutors on Thursday to use DNA evidence to the greatest extent possible, reversing a policy of the Bush administration.
Lawyer: Bruno Mars court date postponed in Vegas
Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars has had his Las Vegas court appearance for a cocaine charge postponed.
New York lawyer gets jail in Dead Sea Scrolls case
He was convicted in September of using online aliases and impersonations to discredit his father's detractors in scholarly debate
Lawyer gets jail in Dead Sea Scrolls case
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A New York lawyer was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail for an ultramodern crime that was all about antiquity: using online aliases to harass people in an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls.
NY lawyer gets jail in Dead Sea Scrolls case
A lawyer was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail 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.
Israeli lawyer seeks end of ban on Wagner performances
An Israeli lawyer said on Thursday he had launched a bid to end a long-standing taboo in the country against performance of the works of anti-Semitic German composer Richard Wagner.
Dead Sea Scrolls flap lands lawyer in jail
A New York lawyer was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail for using online aliases to harass people in an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Attorney wants deal in fatal Facebook feud
PONTIAC, Mich., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The attorney for a woman charged with causing a crash that killed a Michigan woman she had feuded with on Facebook says he hopes to reach a deal for his client.
Attorney: Dina Lohan 'Sadly Disappointed' In 'Glee' & Gwyneth Paltrow
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- An attorney for Dina Lohan is speaking out regarding Tuesday's episode of "Glee," which featured guest-star Gwyneth Paltrow mocking Lindsay Lohan's multiple trips to rehab. "Dina Lohan and her three other children are very sadly disappointed with the ['Glee'] writers, and also disappointed that a huge celebrity such as Gwyneth Paltrow, would relay such a message about a ...
Wikileaks boss to challenge Swedish arrest ruling: lawyer
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange plans to challenge a Swedish court decision ordering his arrest on charges of rape and sexual molestation, his lawyer in Britain said Thursday.
Ethics commmittee lawyer asks censure of N.Y.'s Rangel
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House ethics committee's chief counsel recommended Thursday that veteran Rep. Charles Rangel be censured for financial and fundraising misconduct as lawmakers neared closure on an embarassing 2½-year-long scandal.
Mayor appoints transgender attorney to judge post
Phyliss Frye, a transgendered Houston attorney and longtime activist for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender causes, has been appointed to a municipal bench where she will hear traffic ticket cases and other low-level misdemeanor trials.
Attorney General McCollum and Attorney General-elect Pam Bondi
Attorney General McCollum and Attorney General-elect Pam Bondi yesterday sent a letter to 13 Attorneys General-elect and Governors-elect encouraging them to join the lawsuit challenging the federal government’s health care law.
Attorney General says Southport Mayor committed fraud
The Indiana Attorney General's Office is ruling against Southport Mayor Rob Thoman. Last year, the mayor was accused of fraud when he filled out his application to be a licensed dentist. The Indiana Attorney General's office has filed a complaint against the dental license of Southport mayor Robin Thoman as the result of a Fox 59 News investigation.
Bartender's lawyer says N.Y. firm runs McFadden's
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 gets jail in Dead Sea Scrolls case
A lawyer was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail 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.
CFT: Lawyer says Cam Newton knew nothing
Wednesday evening, it was reported that the FBI was sniffing around a prominent Auburn booster in connection to the alleged solicitation of money in exchange for Cam Newton's signature on a Letter of Intent.
Dean Concedes Race for Attorney General
Republican Attorney General candidate Martha Dean conceded the race to Democrat George Jepsen. "I acknowledge his victory and I wish him well," Dean said in a statement on her website. She...
Kenny Rogers' attorney: Sending text with payment plan for Cam Newton 'a stupid decision'
An attorney who says he represents Cam Newton and his family told an Atlanta TV station Thursday that the Auburn quarterback has not taken any money in exchange for him playing college football.
Kenny Rogers attorney: Sending text with payment plan for Cam Newton 'a stupid decision'
An attorney who says he represents Cam Newton and his family told an Atlanta TV station Thursday that the Auburn quarterback has not taken any money in exchange for him playing college football.
Israeli lawyer seeks end of ban on Wagner
An Israeli lawyer has launched a bid to end the taboo against performing the works of anti-Semitic German composer Richard Wagner.
Attorney: Cam Newton didn't take any money
George Lawson, an attorney who said he represents Cam Newton and the Newton family told an Atlanta television station that he is "a million percent certain that Cam Newton took no money from no one."
Covington mayor mum on replacement for city attorney
Covington Mayor Candace Watkins said she's happy for city attorney Deborah Foshee, who has been appointed parish attorney in Jefferson Parish, but she's not yet ready to say who will replace Foshee as the city's legal adviser. Deborah Foshee Foshee...
Attorney: Rogers' text a "stupid decision"
An attorney for Kenny Rogers says his client knows he made "a stupid decision" when he sent a fellow Mississippi State booster a text of Cecil Newton's payment plan to secure his son's commitment to the Bulldogs.
Role of attorney general argued before court
The extent of Attorney General Rob McKenna's authority to sue was argued before the state Supreme Court Thursday in two cases that could more clearly define the role of Washington state's chief legal officer.
Attorney: Rogers made 'stupid decision' with text
An attorney for Kenny Rogers said Thursday his client knows he made "a stupid decision" when he sent a fellow Mississippi State booster a text of Cecil Newton's payment plan to secure his son's commitment to the Bulldogs.
Attorney: Rogers' text a 'stupid decision'
An attorney for Kenny Rogers says his client knows he made "a stupid decision" when he sent a fellow Mississippi State booster a text of Cecil Newton's payment plan to secure his son's commitment to the Bulldogs.
Lawyer removed from murder case in Carnation
The lawyer for a Carnation woman accused of killing her family on Christmas Eve 2007 was removed from the case Thursday, nearly a week after the lawyer's firm disclosed that possible evidence was taken from the crime scene.
Lawyer for Disciplined Players Says ATP Knew of Other Gambling
A lawyer for players disciplined for wagering on matches said the ATP knew of gambling accounts tied to higher-ranked players but did nothing.
Attorney: Rogers made 'stupid decision' with text
An attorney for Kenny Rogers said Thursday his client knows he made "a stupid decision" when he sent a fellow Mississippi State booster a text of Cecil Newton's payment plan to secure his son's commitment to the Bulldogs. "I'm not even sure Kenny completely understands why he did it," Doug Zeit told The Associated Press.
Attorney: Rogers made 'stupid decision' with text
An attorney for Kenny Rogers said Thursday his client knows he made "a stupid decision" when he sent a fellow Mississippi State booster a text of Cecil Newton's payment plan to secure his son's commitment to the Bulldogs.