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Van Buren lawyer gets panel caution
The Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct cautioned a Van Buren lawyer in a decision released Thursday.
Attorney previous charged with grand larceny rearrested
WHITE PLAINS – A Westchester County lawyer who was charged last August with grand larceny in the second degree, a felony, has been rearrested on two other charges of client theft.
'Grim Sleeper' Attorney Blasts Release of Pics
Los Angeles police released 180 new images of women who were found on the property of the suspected "Grim Sleeper" serial killer, in hopes that someone will their faces and contact investigators.
Lawyer has prior legal woes
NORRISTOWN — The Montgomery County lawyer facing charges in connection with the Nov. 29 shooting death of a Bucks County hunter had legal woes in his past, according to court records.
Lawyer: Family of man killed by police will sue
Relatives of the Southern California man who was holding a water nozzle when he was fatally shot by police says they'll sue the department for wrongful death, negligence and battery. ...
Google Not Complying With Attorney General’s Request
Google told the Connecticut attorney general's office that it will not comply with its requests for information about its Street View cars collecting personal information. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal had issued a civil investigative demand, similar to a subpoena, to determine exactly what information the Street View cars scooped up. Google said that its Street View cars inadvertently ...
Colorado attorney general settles $13.25 million suit with DirecTV
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced Dec. 15 that his office has joined a $13.25 million multi-state settlement with DirecTV to settle allegations that the satellite television provider engaged in deceptive trade practices. Colorado will receive $185,000 under the multistate settlement.
Grim Sleeper suspect's attorney criticizes LAPD for releasing photos of women [Updated]
The attorney for Grim Sleeper serial killer suspect Lonnie Franklin Jr. criticized Los Angeles police for releasing scores of photos of women found in Franklin's possession. In a statement, Louisa Pensanti complained that the photos were not part of discovery...
Grim Sleeper suspect's attorney criticizes LAPD for releasing photos of women
The attorney for Grim Sleeper serial killer suspect Lonnie Franklin Jr. criticized Los Angeles police for releasing scores of photos of women found in Franklin's possession.
'Grim Sleeper' suspect's attorney criticizes LAPD
The attorney for a mechanic accused of the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings criticized Los Angeles police for releasing photographs of women seized at the suspect's home.
'Grim Sleeper' suspect's attorney criticizes LAPD
The attorney for a mechanic accused of the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings criticized Los Angeles police Saturday for releasing photographs of women seized at the suspect's home.
Dowry death: Lawyer gets life sentence for killing wife
A young lawyer was sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of killing his wife for dowry by the sessions court at Jaipur on Saturday.
Lawyer Tries Again To Oust Ersland Judge
Defense attorneys for pharmacist Jerome Ersland ask again that Judge Ray Elliot be removed from Ersland's upcoming murder trial.
Attorney's office reviewing fatal shooting near DeBorgia
DEBORGIA- The Mineral County Attorney's Office is "now reviewing" last Sunday's fatal shooting case near DeBorgia, which may have stemmed from a domestic dispute.
Attorney for Man Accused in "Grim Sleeper" Murders Criticizes Release of Photos
The attorney for a mechanic accused of the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings is criticizing Los Angeles police for releasing photographs of women seized at the suspect's home. In a statement to ABC News, Louisa Pensanti says the photos include family and friends of suspect Lonnie Franklin Jr. who are now under intense scrutiny. She also says investigators' comments at a recent news conference could ...
Erie lawyer Lucas seeks leniency at sentencing in tax case
Erie lawyer Tim Lucas is seeking leniency when he appears in court in January to be sentenced on charges that he failed to pay $329,704 in back income taxes.
REGION: Union joins district attorney lawsuit
The union that represents Riverside County prosecutors joinedDistrict Attorney Rod Pacheco on Friday in his lawsuit againstcounty administrators.
Colorado attorney general settles $13.25 million suit with DirecTV
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced Dec. 15 that his office has joined a $13.25 million multi-state settlement with DirecTV to settle allegations that the satellite television provider engaged in deceptive trade practices. Colorado will receive $185,000 under the multistate settlement.
Attorney charged with involuntary manslaughter
Staff Writer RICHLAND TWP. — Worcester lawyer David Manilla was remanded to Bucks County Correctional Facility Friday after failing to make bail at an arraignment where he was charged with involuntary manslaughter in last month's shooting of 52-year-old Barry Groh on the opening day of deer season.
Lawyer has prior legal woes
NORRISTOWN — The Montgomery County lawyer facing charges in connection with the Nov. 29 shooting death of a Bucks County hunter had legal woes in his past, according to court records.
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.
Colorado attorney general settles $13.25 million suit with DirecTV
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced Dec. 15 that his office has joined a $13.25 million multi-state settlement with DirecTV to settle allegations that the satellite television provider engaged in deceptive trade practices. Colorado will receive $185,000 under the multistate settlement.
U.S. attorney oversees suspected terrorism case, historic Kilpatrick indictment with ease
A man suspected of trying to blow up a plane with a bomb in his underwear. A former mayor accused of turning city hall into a mob-like racket. And a man facing the death penalty. Pretty hairy for her first year on the job. But U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade took it all in stride, finishing the year with one of the biggest indictments in Detroit history: busting the alleged Kilpatrick Enterprise.
Lawyer for Good Morning America weather girl claims she is victim of character assassination over 'false Central Park ...
A TV weather girl has been the victim of a malicious media storm over falsely claiming she had been assaulted while jogging in New York's Central Park, her lawyer has said.
Lawyer rules 4-year terms illegal for county department heads
LOCKPORT — It appears four-year terms for most Niagara County department heads are being eliminated, the first step in a coming revision of the law that governs how county government is supposed to function.
Quarry attorney urges township to renew talks
Special to The Mercury NEW HANOVER — An attorney for the proposed Gibraltar Rock stone quarry has suggested the township work with his client to try to settle their legal battles out of court.
Lawyer Blasts 'Grim Sleeper' Pic Release
The attorney representing Lonnie David Franklin Jr., the suspected 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer, has criticized police for releasing photographs of women found at Franklin's home.
Kilpatrick conducted a thorough enterprise,' says U.S. attorney
U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade acknowledges a sense of satisfaction after issuing indictments against ex-mayor Kwmae Kilpatrick but warned that other corruption investigations are continuing against other individuals.
Lawyer says Publix shooter was temporarily insane
By Curtis Krueger, Times Staff Writer Sunday, December 19, 2010 Arunya Rouch muglines go right hereg and hereg and heregy. TARPON SPRINGS — Arunya Rouch, the woman accused of gunning down a co-worker outside a Publix, was insane at the time of the shooting, her attorney says in court documents. And other new court records paint a vivid picture of the shootout inside the grocery, as Rouch ...
Lawyer says ex-Publix worker charged in shooting was temporarily insane
By Curtis Krueger, Times Staff Writer Sunday, December 19, 2010 TARPON SPRINGS — Arunya Rouch, the woman accused of gunning down a co-worker outside a Publix, was insane at the time of the shooting, her attorney says in court documents. And other new court records paint a vivid picture of the shootout inside the grocery, as Rouch roamed the store with a handgun tucked inside her green Publix ...
Maricopa County supervisors, attorney mend ties
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery and the county Board of Supervisors will announce today that the duty of representing the county in civil court cases will return to the County Attorney's Office. Both sides agreed to drop ongoing appeals of lawsuits.
Lawyer’s second leads wrestling Trojans at Tolono
TOLONO - Zac Lawyer's second place at 103 pounds led Charleston to seventh out of 12 wrestling teams at Saturday's Tolono Unity Invitational. "I really felt we wrestled pretty well," Charleston coach Tyler Hanner said. "A couple of guys we were hoping to do a little better.
State attorney prosecuting more cases; public defender says he's winning more often
State Attorney’s Office statistics show the number of dropped criminal cases this year is less than half of what it was just two years ago.
Lawyer: Jihad suspect denied 'speech' rights
An accused suburban jihadist from Sudbury should be freed on bail, said his lawyer, who argued that the case is...
Preserving attorney-client privilege in electronic age
In our electronic world, it is increasingly easy to destroy the attorney-client privilege unintentionally.
Lawyer acquitted of not disclosing assets
Monday, December 20th, 2010 13:05:00 KUALA LUMPUR: A senior associate with a law firm was acquitted and discharged by the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court this morning for not disclosing information on his assets. Rosli Dahlan, 49, was charged with not disclosing information of his assets as an individual wanted by the public prosecutor through a notice under Section 32 (1)(b) of the Anti Corruption ...
Clearfield outsources some attorney work
CLEARFIELD -- The city has outsourced attorney work for its roughly 8,000 misdemeanor cases each year, and has hired criminal-defense legal services for indigent accused. no read more
SENIOR LAWYER FREED OF CHARGE OF FAILING TO DECLARE ASSETS
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 (Bernama) -- Senior lawyer Rosli Dahlan walked out of the Sessions Court here without his defence being called after the court ruled that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) failed to establish a prima facie case against him over a charge of failure to comply with a notice to disclose full information on his assets.
Senior lawyer freed of asset declaration charge
KUALA LUMPUR: Judge Abu Bakar Katar ruled that the notice signed by MACC Senior Deputy Public Prosecutor Anthony Kevin Morais had failed to disclose that the lawyer was an associate of former Bukit Aman Commercial Crime director Datuk Ramli Yusof.
Lawyer advises workers on limited contract drawbacks
Dubai An Emirati lawyer specialised in labour cases advised workers not to sign a limited period contract for a period exceeding two years, as the new amendments to the labour law will not apply to them in this case.
Colorado attorney general settles $13.25 million suit with DirecTV
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced Dec. 15 that his office has joined a $13.25 million multi-state settlement with DirecTV to settle allegations that the satellite television provider engaged in deceptive trade practices. Colorado will receive $185,000 under the multistate settlement.
Ex-senior cop’s lawyer acquitted
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 — Lawyer Rosli Dahlan, lawyer for ex-Bukit Aman commercial crime chief Datuk Ramli Yusof, was acquitted without his defence being called over a charge of failing to disclose his assets. Rosli, 46, was charged in October 2007 for failing to declare his assets to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) within two months, ...
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.
Colorado attorney general settles $13.25 million suit with DirecTV
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced Dec. 15 that his office has joined a $13.25 million multi-state settlement with DirecTV to settle allegations that the satellite television provider engaged in deceptive trade practices. Colorado will receive $185,000 under the multistate settlement.
Gov. Appoints Attorney General
Gov. Neil Abercrombie picks a Honolulu lawyer to lead the state attorney general's office.
I’m Not Mad - Attorney General
The attorney General and Minister of Justice, Betty Mould-Iddrisu, has vehemently denied rumuors that she had interest in contesting for the Affigya Kwabre constituency parliamentary seat in the Ashanti region.
State's attorney changes policy for drug arrests
If you are arrested for drugs in St. Clair County, you will now immediately face jail and felony charges.St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly will issue charges on police-administered field tests that confirm a suspect substance is a illegal narcotic or if the substance is submitted to the Illinois State Police Crime Lab within three business days.
18. Court acquits lawyer Rosli Dahlan in assets disclosure case (Updated)
KUALA LUMPUR: Rosli Dahlan, lawyer for ex-Bukit Aman commercial crime chief Datuk Ramli Yusof, has been acquitted over a charge of failing to disclose his assets without his defence being called.
Preying on Seniors | Grant power of attorney with care
As people grow older, they often grant power of attorney to a relative or friend, authorizing that person to act in their name, sign papers and manage their finances. Selecting someone should be done with great care, said Sgt. Jerry Thornsberry, supervisor of the Louisville Metro Police Crimes Against Seniors Unit.
Senior lawyer freed of charge of failing to declare assets
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 20, 2010): Senior lawyer Rosli Dahlan walked out of the sessions court here without his defence being called after the court ruled that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) failed to establish a prima facie case against him over a charge of failure to comply with a notice to disclose full information on his assets.