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Webb lawyer to discredit Vizconde star witness before high court
The lawyer of convicted murderer Hubert Webb is set to discredit Jessica Alfaro, the star witness in the Vizconde massacre case, before the Supreme Court. Legal actions against the NBI for allegedly losing vital evidence that will prove Webb's innocence, and against Lauro Vizconde, husband and father of the victims, for claiming that an SC justice is lobbying for Webb's release, are also in the ...
CEPAC Lawyer Marketing Awarded Interactive Media Award
Interactive Media Council Inc recently recognized the lawyer-marketing firm for outstanding achievement. (PRWeb November 29, 2010) Read the full story at (link) 20
Attorney tapped as city counsel
DOWNEY – Yvette M. Abich Garcia has been appointed Downey’s new city attorney and will begin her position Dec. 27. Garcia, who has 14 years of experience in public law, previously provided counsel to the cities of Barstow, Calabasas, Commerce, Los Alamitos and Sierra Madre.
Attorney claims to have video proof his client, 13, was bullied at Jeaga Middle School
Attorney claims to have video proof his client, 13, was bullied at Jeaga Middle School
Attorney shows video proof his client, 13, was bullied at Jeaga Middle; boy afraid to return to school
Attorney shows video proof his client, 13, was bullied at Jeaga Middle; boy afraid to return to school
Kim Kardashian - Connecticut's Attorney General Slams Kardashians' Credit Card
The attorney general of Connecticut has launched a scathing attack on KIM KARDASHIAN and her sisters for launching a credit card aimed at kids - accusing the stars of peddling...
Chris Noth - Lawyer Sues Noth Over Refund
A lawyer is suing CHRIS NOTH over accusations the actor accepted a refund for a $109,000 (72,670) retainer that was never paid.Samuel Hagan claims a banking error led to...
Lawyer sues Noth over refund
A lawyer is suing Chris Noth over accusations the actor accepted a refund for a $109,000 (£72,670) retainer that was never paid.
Connecticut's attorney general slams Kardashians' credit card
The attorney general of Connecticut has launched a scathing attack on Kim Kardashian and her sisters for launching a credit card aimed at kids - accusing the stars of peddling a "dangerous financial fantasy".
Lawyer sues actor Chris Noth
A lawyer is suing Chris Noth over accusations the actor accepted a refund for a $109,000 US retainer that was never paid.
Fulbright Hires IP Lawyer As Co-Head of E-Discovery, Information Management Practice
An intellectual property lawyer known for his work related to e-discovery, data privacy, cross-border data transfers and records management has joined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. as the co-head of the global firm’s E-Discovery and Information Management Practice.
Whidbey Island attorney resigns following theft allegations
Peter Moote, a prominent and longtime attorney on South Whidbey, resigned from the Washington State Bar Association in lieu of disbarment last week after being accused of stealing large amounts of money from two clients, according to documents provided by the bar association.
Holder confirms criminal probe on Wall Street
Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed that the U.S. attorney's office in the southern district of New York is conducting a criminal investigation of Wall Street.
Attorney: Former AIM suspect need not testify
A key potential witness in the trial of a man accused in the decades-old slaying of an American Indian Movement activist risks his testimony later being used against him in tribal court, his attorney argued Monday.
Lawyer to head NJ Assembly Judiciary panel
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Middlesex County Democrat has been picked to head the New Jersey Assembly's Judiciary Committee. Peter J. Barnes III will step up from vice chairman to take over the chairmanship being vacated by Linda Greenstein.
Attorney general: ‘Know your rights and shop wisely’
Attorney General Martha Coakley offers consumers the following advice to protect themselves during this holiday shopping season.
Attorney General: FBI acted properly in thwarting terror plot
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says he is confident that federal agents acted properly in the case of a Somali-American man who allegedly tried to blow up what he thought was a van full of explosives in Portland, Ore., during the city's Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Broward School Board Attorney Ed Marko seeks contract extension; offers to drop emeritus role
Broward School Board Attorney Ed Marko is asking the board to extend his contract one more year, and offering to drop the controversial contract requirement that would keep him on the payroll as "general counsel emeritus" after his tenure is over.
Attorney thought Brian David Mitchell was mentally ill in California
SALT LAKE CITY — The trial of Brian David Mitchell, accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart, resumed Monday following a...
Lawyer: Case Against Bishop Long Moving Forward
The lawyer representing four young men, who filed lawsuits against Bishop Eddie Long, told Channel 2 Action News the lawsuits are moving forward.
Lawyer to head Assembly Judiciary panel
TRENTON — A Middlesex County Democrat has been picked to head the New Jersey Assembly's Judiciary Committee.
Attorney General: Shoppers should know rights
Attorney General Martha Coakley offers advice on gift cards, gift certificates and store credits.
Attorney for TV producer arrested for wife's death in Mexico calls detention unconstitutional
LOS ANGELES - An attorney for a reality TV producer accused of killing his wife in Mexico is calling his client's arrest in Los Angeles unconstitutional.
Producer arrested in wife's death seeks release
An attorney for a reality TV producer jailed on suspicion of killing his wife in Mexico claims his arrest is unconstitutional and that he should be released immediately.
Attorney General: Shoppers should know rights
Attorney General Martha Coakley offers advice on gift cards, gift certificates and store credits.
US attorney general confident that FBI acted properly in sting that targeted alleged bomb plot
Attorney General Eric Holder says he is confident that federal agents acted properly in the case of a Somali-American man who allegedly tried to blow up what he thought was a van full of explosives in Portland, Oregon, during a city ceremony to welcome the Christmas season.
Nevada attorney general gets help from Harry Reid
Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto is enlisting Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid to help bring her re-election campaign out of the red.
Attorney general to review case of police stun gun death
JACKSON - The Mississippi Attorney General's office is set to review evidence and decide whether to prosecute the case of a Cleveland man who died after being jolted twice by police stun guns, officials said Monday.
Judge: Morristown, NJ, municipal attorney not required to disclose political donations
Morristown municipal attorney Vijayant Pawar is a full-time employee, exempt from an ordinance that requires contractors doing business with the town to disclose certain political contributions, a judge ruled today.
Lawyer Mangone pleads guilty in Yonkers public corruption case
WHITE PLAINS — Lawyer Anthony Mangone said today that he paid "tens of thousands of dollars" to bribe former Yonkers Councilwoman Sandy Annabi, with the former city Republican chairman acting as a go-between.
Attorney General Takes Job With Honolulu Firm
The man who has been the state's attorney general for seven years, prepares to return to private practice.
Attorney General: Shoppers should know rights
Attorney General Martha Coakley offers advice on gift cards, gift certificates and store credits.
Lawyer for banned FIFA exec hits out at 'blackmail'
Please read the full story on TSN.ca for the latest details
Temarii's lawyer upset by WCup vote 'blackmail'
Demands on suspended FIFA vice president Reynald Temarii to gives up his legal rights amount to blackmail, his lawyer said Monday.
Indiana Attorney General Zoeller seeks change in forfeiture distributions
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller wants Indiana tochange how it distributes proceeds from the sale of items seizedfrom criminals.
Soccer: Temarii's lawyer upset by 'blackmail'
Reynald Temarii's lawyer says it's blackmail to demand the suspended FIFA vice president gives up his legal rights so Oceania can vote for 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts.Temarii still has not waived his right to appeal a one-year...
Lawyer seeks Montco commissioner spot
NORRISTOWN — A lawyer and Lower Merion commissioner is the first person, at least officially, to throw her political hat in the ring for Montgomery County commissioner.
Judge cuts into trial so lawyer can attend circumcision ceremony
A judge today agreed to briefly recess a mortgage-fraud trial next week so a defense lawyer can attend his grandson's Jewish "bris" ceremony in Philadelphia. Earlier this month, lawyer Bennett Epstein filed a motion for a "writ of possible simcha" -- Hebrew for "joy" -- in the event his...
Brunswick county attorney accused of going overboard
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 11/29/2010 - 6:06pm. READ MORE: BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- Earlier this month, Brunswick County DSS Commissioner Charles Warren sent a letter to comission chairman Bill Sue. In it, he accused county attorney Huey Marshall of overstepping his authority as the Department of Social Services board dealt with former director Jamie Orrock.
Sheriff's Lawyer Stunned By Suicide
The lawyer for Middlesex County Sheriff James V. DiPaola, who killed himself in Maine this weekend, said he was not aware of any allegations against the sheriff and is shocked by his suicide.
Temarii's lawyer upset by WCup vote 'blackmail'
Demands on suspended FIFA vice president Reynald Temarii to give up his legal rights amount to blackmail, his lawyer said Monday. Temarii has not waived his right to appeal a one-year ban for ethics violations less than three days before the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes. FIFA has told the Oceania Football Confederation president he must stand aside before a replacement -- Temarii's deputy...
Temarii's lawyer upset by WCup vote 'blackmail'
Demands on suspended FIFA vice president Reynald Temarii to give up his legal rights amount to blackmail, his lawyer said Monday.
Temarii's lawyer says it's blackmail - sacrificial hero
Temarii's lawyer says it's blackmail to demand the suspended FIFA vice president gives up his legal rights so Oceania can vote for 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts.
Temarii's lawyer upset by WCup vote 'blackmail'
Lawyer for banned FIFA executive Temarii hits out at `blackmail' over World Cup voting
State attorney's investigator checks on father of a rival Yulee football player
The chief investigator at the Jacksonville State Attorney’s Office, who helps coach high school football, used a law enforcement database to look up personal information on the father of a player at a rival school, state records show.
Assistant crown attorney accused of drunk driving
An assistant crown attorney will be on the receiving end of a prosecution after getting busted for drunk driving.
Unsealing Garrido documents would not taint jury, lawyer argues
Unsealing documents in the Nancy and Phillip Garrido case will not prevent the court from finding 12 impartial jurors or preclude the couple from getting a fair trial, a lawyer for the Reno Gazette-Journal and five media groups said Monday.
Attorney General warns of Wikileaks crackdown
Throws taskforce, AFP at containing the leaks.
Panghali asked cop friend if he should get a lawyer, murder trial hears
Mukhtiar Singh Panghali asked an old friend if he needed to hire a lawyer after she told him he’d better tell police his pregnant wife was missing.
Robert Latimer granted full parole: lawyer
The Saskatchewan farmer who killed his severely disabled daughter will be home by Christmas, says his lawyer.