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Attorney confirms text sent detailing Newton plan
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 speaks for innocent driver who hit bikers
It's a side of the story you haven't heard. An attorney is speaking for the innocent driver who hit a group of bikers.
Lawyer: Newton’s dad behind text
Lawyer: Newton’s dad behind text The Associated Press Updated Nov 19, 2010 12:10AM MDT 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 ...
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 files complaint over British execution drug
A lawyer representing a death row inmate executed with an anesthetic imported from Britain is urging US officials to launch an investigation on the use of the drug.
Lawyer, security agency face tax evasion charges
A lawyer who failed to pay almost P59 million in income tax and a security agency which refused to settle more than P76 million in tax deficiency are the latest targets of the government’s campaign against tax evaders.
High court hears challenges to attorney general's authority
The state Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday over Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes's claim that Attorney General Rob McKenna overstepped his authority when he signed up Washington as one of 20 states challenging the constitutionality of the federal health-care reform law.
Lawyer for Kerrigan's brother: Dad's death was inevitable
A lawyer for ice princess Nancy Kerrigan's brother claims their elderly father was so sick that he was just "moments...
Attorney General to represent PM in SC in spectrum case
Attorney General G E Vahanvati will represent Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the 2G spectrum case in the Supreme Court in place of Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium.
Attorney Max Cogburn Jr. pledges fairness during US Senate hearing
Attorney Max Cogburn Jr. pledged during a U.S. Senate hearing in Washington to be fair, impartial and follow the law if confirmed for a lifetime appointment to the federal bench.
Attorney general race leaves many what-ifs
Two things are certain about a new district attorney if Kamala Harris wins statewide office: The mayor will appoint a replacement and that person can only be supplanted by voters. Everything else about the process — including when the appointment will be made and who will be mayor at that time — is up in...
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 to represent PM in 2G case
New Delhi, Nov 19 : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would be represented by India's top legal officer, the Attorney General, in the Supreme Court after the PM was asked to reply why he did not act swiftly on a plea to prosecute A Raja, the former telecom minister accused of enacting the multi-billion-rupee 2G spectrum scam.
SPORTS WIRE: Attorney: Rogers made '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.In an interview with the Associated Press on Thursday, Doug Zeit said Rogers sent the text after Cecil Newton insisted he do it. Zeit says Rogers sent the text to Bill Bell requesting ...
Lawyer ID'd as victim of deadly wreck - www.roanoke.com
Mary B. Hatch, who practiced law for five decades, collided with a tractor-trailer. A motorist who was killed Wednesday when she turned into the path of a tractor-trailer on Franklin Road was identified Thursday as Mary B. Hatch, a lawyer who lived in Roanoke. Hatch, 87, died at the scene of the noon wreck as she attempted to turn her southbound Cadillac onto Southern Hills Drive and pulled into ...
Attorney General Vahanvati to represent PM in 2G spectrum case
Attorney General G. E Vahanvati will now represent Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in the 2G Spectrum allotment case before the Supreme Court.
Four expats, Pinoy lawyer file estafa charges vs Boracay realtor
Four American expatriates and a Filipino lawyer have individually filed a case of estafa before the Aklan Provincial Prosecutor’s Office Monday against a Filipina who claims to own vast properties in Boracay Island.
Attorney general's complaint accuses Southport mayor of fraud
After about three years of disputes over prayers at public meetings, the state of city finances and control of the Police Department, the mayor of Southport is faced with a new controversy: how he has reported his past.
Assistant U.S. attorney for Utah gets DUI retrial
An assistant U.S. attorney charged with driving under the influence of alcohol will get another day in court after a judge...
Interim city attorney's hiring met with concern
Mayor Dewey Bartlett announced Thursday that he has hired David Pauling, a former city attorney, as the interim city attorney, despite nepotism concerns raised by City Councilor Rick Westcott.
Attorney General to represent PM before SC
Attorney General GE Vahanvati will represent Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the 2G spectrum case in the Supreme Court in place of Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium.
Attorney general's complaint accuses Southport mayor of fraud
After about three years of disputes over prayers at public meetings, the state of city finances and control of the Police Department, the mayor of Southport is faced with a new controversy: how he has reported his past.
Attorney requests another medical examiner to review manslaughter case
A defense attorney is requesting that another medical examiner review reports and records in a manslaughter case, in part because of recent criticism of Macomb County Medical Examiner Dr. Daniel Spitz, who missed a bullet wound in the body of a banker found about a month after he disappeared.
Hamtramck attorney asks Granholm to grant bankruptcy
James Allen, attorney for the City of Hamtramck, sent a letter Thursday to Gov. Jennifer Granholm, requesting that she exercise her powers as governor to grant the city's request to file for bankruptcy.
Sarno attorney, key witness go toe-to-toe
A video poker businessman went toe-to-toe Thursday in federal court with the attorney for reputed Cicero mob boss Michael "the Big Guy" Sarno, who allegedly had the man's business bombed.Vincent Dublino, who acknowledges he still leases illegal video poker machines to bars, engaged in verbal combat with Sarno's veteran defense attorney, Terry Gillespie, as Gillespie tried to undermine Dublino's ...
Lawyer gets jail in Dead Sea Scrolls case
A lawyer was sentenced to six months in jail for using online aliases to harass people in an academic debate.
Lawyer Says Cam Newton Never Asked For, Received Money: Report
A lawyer who said he represents Auburn quarterback Cam Newton and his family told Channel 2 Action News in Atlanta on Thursday that the Heisman Trophy candidate never asked for or received any money to play football.
Lawyer jailed for using fake IDs to harass scholars online in academic debate about the origin of Dead Sea Scrolls
A lawyer has been sent to jail for harassment in a bizarre case involving an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls on the internet.
MJ lawyer: Vocals are real
A lawyer for Michael Jackson's estate has assured fans he went to great lengths to ensure the authenticity of tracks on the King of Pop's upcoming posthumous album.
Rogers’ attorney: Text concerning paying Newton a ‘stupid decision’
An attorney for former Mississippi State player Kenny Rogers said yesterday his client knows he made "a stupid decision" when he sent a fellow booster a text of Cecil Newton's payment plan to secure a commitment from Newton's son, Cam.
Cam Newton update: Family's attorney says Auburn quarterback didn't take any money
AUBURN, Ala. -- The attorney representing Cam Newton s family spoke publicly for the first time Thursday, saying the quarterback did not ask for or take any money during his recruitment last year and has cooperated fully with the NCAA s investigation into the matter.
Azerbaijan frees second opposition blogger: lawyer
A court in Azerbaijan Friday freed the second of two opposition bloggers whose jailing sparked an international outcry, their lawyer said.
Lawyer jailed for using fake IDs to harass scholars online in academic debate about the origin of Dead Sea Scrolls
A lawyer has been sent to jail for harassment in a bizarre case involving an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls on the internet.
Jackson lawyer confident vocals are authentic
A lawyer for Michael Jackson's estate has assured fans he went to great lengths to ensure the authenticity of tracks on the King of Pop's upcoming posthumous album recruiting a "forensic musicologist" to confirm the vocals are genuine.
Lawyer Asks for Probation for McMahon Bomb Threat
The lawyer who's accused of calling in a bomb threat to a fundraiser featuring Senate candidate Linda McMahon has applied for a special form of probation, but the local party chairman says he's not...
Attorney Max Cogburn Jr. pledges fairness during US Senate hearing
Attorney Max Cogburn Jr. pledged during a U.S. Senate hearing in Washington to be fair, impartial and follow the law if confirmed for a lifetime appointment to the federal bench.
Foreclosure attorney could lose own home
Deutsche Bank National began foreclosure proceedings on Ticktin's Boca Raton home in 2007 after the lawyer and his wife fell behind on their loan. The couple haven't made a mortgage payment since December 2006.
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.
Robber punches lawyer after judge gives him life
Donald O'Leary, 67, has taken his share of lumps in 40 years as a practicing lawyer, but nothing like what happened in a Pinellas courtroom this morning.
Alabama Attorney General Troy King and Gabe Watson's attorney talk with Matt Lauer on NBC's 'Today Show' (with video)
Attorney Brett Bloomston questions whether King will allow Watson to turn himself in
Attorney admits client texted plan in Newton case
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 c
Attorney general endorsed Raja decision
Attorney gen Vahanvati said the controversial Jan10, 2008 press release issued by A Raja, which made crucial changes in the normal first-come-first-served policy to favour select firms, was "fair and reasonable".
McCartney divorce lawyer made a peer
The lawyer who handled the divorce of Princess Diana and Prince Charles and the separation of Paul McCartney and Heather Mills has been made a peer.
Attorney Max Cogburn Jr. pledges fairness during US Senate hearing
Attorney Max Cogburn Jr. pledged during a U.S. Senate hearing in Washington to be fair, impartial and follow the law if confirmed for a lifetime appointment to the federal bench.
McCartney divorce lawyer made a peer
The lawyer who handled the divorce of Princess Diana and Prince Charles and the separation of Paul McCartney and Heather Mills has been made a peer.
Former Arkansas lottery attorney sues commission
The former staff attorney for the Arkansas Lottery Commission has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the panel of forcing her out of her job and violating her First Amendment rights.
Lawyer to publicly re-file brief in Tamara Greene case
The lawyer for the family of a slain stripper who supposedly danced at a wild party at the Manoogian Mansion will finally get a chance to publicly explain why the family's lawsuit should go to trial.
Robber punches lawyer after judge gives him life
Trenton Herron had just been sentenced to life in prison for armed robbery.
Salvatore Piemonte, defense lawyer and ex-judge, indicted on federal drug charges
Syracuse lawyer Salvatore Piemonte was charged this afternoon with providing drug dealers false documentation in their scheme to steal the profits of a marijuana-trafficking organization two years ago. Piemonte, a lawyer for 30 years and a former prosecutor and...
Attorney calls text ‘a stupid decision’
An attorney for Kenny Rogers said yesterday 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.