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Worcester lawyer focus of death of hunter
A Worcester lawyer is suspected in the slaying of a hunter killed on the opening day of deer season.
Attorney to challenge search warrant in fatal overdose
The attorney for a La Crosse man charged with reckless homicidein a fatal heroin overdose plans to file a motion to dismiss allcharges based on what he claims is a faulty warrant.
Lawyer says cricket corruption is rife
One of the lawyers assisting former Pakistan captain Salman Butt says 'corruption is rife in world cricket.'
Attorney Accused Of Child Porn In Court
The case against a Sioux Falls attorney accused of having and distributing child pornography is now underway in Federal Court.
Lawyer seeks judgment in suit against RPK
KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Datuk Seri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah wants to get a judgment, based on point of law, in his defamation suit against Malaysia Today editor Raja Petra Kamarudin (RPK).
City attorney: No assault charges in SPD stomping case
The Seattle City Attorney's Office decided not to file any misdemeanor assault charges against Det. Shandy Cobane and Officer Mary Woollum in the incident that occurred outside the China Harbor Restaurant on April 17.
Va. Attorney General Cuccinelli's strategy looks good in light of ruling
RICHMOND - Virginia's go-it-alone legal strategy to challenge the nation's sweeping federal health-care overhaul - once questioned by both advocates and some opponents of the law - seems to be paying off for state Attorney General Ken T. Cuccinelli after Monday's court ruling, in his favor, that...
Sunrise City Attorney Stuart Michelson quitting amid drama over no-bid contract
After months of commission debate over whether to put the city attorney contract out to bid, Sunrise City Attorney Stuart Michelson told the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday that he will resign effective March 31.
Attorney general tells civil liberties group FBI didn't entrap Portland bomb-plot suspect Mohamud
Eric Holder, speaking to the San Francisco group Muslim Advocates, credits the FBI with helping to identify a person "who repeatedly expressed his desire and intention to kill innocent Americans."
Westerly lawyer is sexiest vegetarian
After 7,000 votes, a Westerly lawyer is picked as one of PETA's Sexiest Vegetarians Over 50.
Lawyer: Death penalty not appropriate
GREENSBURG, Pa., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A lawyer for one of the defendants charged with slaying a mentally disabled woman in Pennsylvania argues she was killed quickly and not tortured.
Upland city attorney's contract at risk
UPLAND - The Upland city attorney's contract with the city may be on the line as concerns over billing practices have intensified among city officials.
Butt lawyer says corruption 'rife' in cricket
One of the lawyers assisting former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has said "corruption is rife in world cricket," adding he has evidence that "will make your hair stand on end".
Career prosecutor sworn in as DuPage state's attorney
Robert Berlin was sworn in this morning as DuPage County state's attorney after a 17-0 vote by the County Board. Berlin replaces Joseph Birkett , state's attorney for the last 14 years, who is now an Illinois Appellate Court judge. "I'm honored with the County Board's confidence," Berlin said. "I will continue to seek not only prosecutions, but to seek justice." Newly elected County Board ...
Lawyer jailed for hunter's death on $2M bail
The lawyer who reported finding a hunter's body near his property couldn't make bail and is headed to jail.
Attorney: Fatal overdose not a homicide
The attorney for a La Crosse man charged with reckless homicidein a fatal heroin overdose plans to file a motion to dismiss allcharges based on what he claims is a faulty warrant.
Attorney general wants superintendent's deal nixed
PARSIPPANY — New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow has asked the state Appellate Division to reject the Parsippany school board's bid to implement Schools Superintendent Lee Seitz's disputed contract extension.
Mayor asks U.S. attorney to look at Port Authority
Mayor Mark Funkhouser has asked U.S. Attorney Beth Phillips to consider assigning an investigator to examine the Kansas City Port Authority. Funkhouser’s letter Tuesday to federal authorities came in response to an article Sunday in The Kansas City Star examining allegations of a potential conflict of interest involving one of the Authority’s attorneys, William Session.
Lawyer recalls meeting accused killer after crime
BRIDGEPORT -- Fairfield lawyer William Burke may be lucky to be alive. He was in hand-shake distance with the man police say had just killed jewelers Tim and Kim Donnelly and lived to testify about it.
Rick Casey: Lawyer tells of 'monster' in River Oaks (his client)
If a man burst into the elegant River Oaks home of an oil heiress, took millions of dollars in cash and goods from her, beat her, grabbed the private parts of her young daughter and threatened to rape her, and did rape her young son, that would make national news. Dinesh "Dinny" Shah did all those things, but until recently it drew no public attention. Why?
Local attorney runs for the record - again
share: digg facebook twitter Larry Macon, a passionate marathoner, plans to complete his 106th run at that distance when he competes at the Savages Seven Marathon in Ocala, Fla., on Dec. 31. If he does finish, runner will be up to 706 marathons since running his first in 1994.
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.
Watson's lawyer welcomes US bail decision
The lawyer for Gabe Watson, the American man charged over the death of his wife on their Queensland honeymoon, says he is pleased his client has been granted bail.
Trial opens in lawyer's child porn case
A Sioux Falls lawyer on trial for various child pornography charges admitted to an interest in how the pornagraphy was produced and shared, but said he has no sexual interest in children and that he sought out the material only to render legal advice to clients. Leo Flynn, 62, does not fit the profile of someone who possesses and distributes child pornography, federal jurors were told Tuesday ...
LaGrange attorney Glick to take Ind. Senate seat
LaGrange attorney Sue Glick will take her seat in the state Senate this week.
Lawyer who tried to 'influence' judge by taking Raja's name to stay on
Chandramohan had pleaded with a judge to grant anticipatory bail to the 'family friends' of Raja.
Assange's UK lawyer says half of bail cash raised
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Wednesday his backers had raised around half of the 200,000 pounds ($317,400) cash he needs to secure bail after he was accused of sex crimes in Sweden.
Assange Lawyer: Half Of Bail Cash Raised
Half of the cash needed to free WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on bail has been raised his lawyer has told Sky News.
Worcester lawyer focus of death of hunter
A Worcester lawyer is suspected in the slaying of a hunter killed on the opening day of deer season.
Lawyer for DeBlase kids' stepmother says he's seen no evidence of abuse and torture
“Someone has just made those allegations, and I’m not aware to this point of any documentation, any police reports, any medical treatment — anything that would indicate those charges are true, anything that would suggest that she did any of those things,” Bender said.
Lawyer: Assange has half of cash needed for bail
A lawyer for Julian Assange said on Wednesday that the WikiLeaks founder's backers had raised around half of the cash he needs to secure bail in his Swedish sex crimes case.
Rocket Lawyer(TM) Reveals Year-End Tips to Help Individuals & SMBs Prepare for Legal Responsibilities
Online Legal Service Provides Guidelines for What to Consider as Year Comes to Close, Including Estate Tax Planning and Incorporation Filings
Attorney is charged in basketball incident
BATAVIA—A defense attorney who ran for mayor of Rochester has been charged with disorder on the court—a basketball court. State police arrested John Parrinello, 72, at Genesee Community College on Sunday after he refused to leave the gym.
Musto hires attorney who defended McDade
When he appears before a federal magistrate for arraignment on bribery and other charges today, former state Sen. Raphael J. Musto will be represented by an attorney who won an acquittal for Congressman Joseph McDade on similar charges in 1996.
Worcester lawyer focus of death of hunter
A Worcester lawyer is suspected in the slaying of a hunter killed on the opening day of deer season.
Eric Saunders Law Launches a New Criminal Defense Attorney Web Site
Eric Saunders Attorney at Law recently launched a new web site, http://www.ericsaunderslaw.com. Saunders is one of the most experienced criminal attorney in Winston Salem, specializing in defending clients against major felony charges, including: murder, armed robbery, sex crime, child abuse, fraud, theft, drug violations, drunk driving, DWI, burglary (breaking and ...
Attorney still issue with Aldermen
Issues with the Coldwater's City Attorney is still on the mind of at least one board member.
Half of Assange Bail Money Raised, Lawyer Says
WikiLeaks Founder Waits in Jail as Swedish Prosecutors Appeal UK Bail Ruling
Half of Assange Bail Money Raised, Lawyer Says
WikiLeaks Founder Waits in Jail as Swedish Prosecutors Appeal UK Bail Ruling
Incoming county attorney wants more money for deputy
County Attorney elect Ken DeCock asked the Johnson County Board of Commissioners to allow an increase in the salary for the deputy county attorney position at the commissioner’s regular meeting on Tuesday.
Newport Beach attorney accused of stealing $117,000 from widow
An Orange County attorney is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges that he siphoned off more than $117,000 from one of his widowed clients. Redmond Peter McAneny, 55, is accused of securing a $117,000 settlement between his client, Deborah Slaybaugh, and her son and then stealing it.
Nebraska,US Attorney Helps Collect More Than $8M
The Nebraska U.S. Attorney's office helped collect more than $8 million in fiscal 2010.
Attorney General's Office serves search warrant on Deer Valley
Investigation underway into some district dealings with the Valley Schools Management Group.
Attorney General's Office serves search warrant on Deer Valley
Investigation underway into some district dealings with the Valley Schools Management Group.
Ohio Attorney General to lead US consumer agency enforcement
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Treasury spokesman confirms that Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray has been tapped to lead the enforcement arm of the new federal Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. Democrat Cordray lost his bid for re-election to former U.S. Sen. Mike DeWine in a sweep of state offices by Republicans last month. Elizabeth Warren is the special assistant to President Barack ...
Lawyer Milloy left an impression in Atlanta
Safety Lawyer Milloy played three seasons in Atlanta for two coaches, and he left quite an impression.
Attorney General announces settlment with DIRECTV
Customers could get settlement.
Lawyer: Man's employer liable for drunken driving deaths
A lawyer for an Oakland County jeweler whose family was wiped out by a drunk driver in 2005 urged a federal court jury today to hold the driver's employer responsible.
Lawyer: Man's employer liable for drunken driving deaths
A lawyer for an Oakland County jeweler whose family was wiped out by a drunk driver in 2005 urged a federal court jury today to hold the driver's employer responsible.
District attorney seeks to bar Vail victim’s testimony in plea hearing
Eagle County District Attorney Mark Hurlbert has filed a motion asking a Colorado judge to bar the cyclist victim in a hit-and-run from testifying at a Thursday hearing to review a controversial plea bargain in the case