Home > Legal News

Legal News 01/2011 (Page 28)



Lawyer Enjoys Shen Yun With Whole Family
“It was a very nice show—beautiful. The whole family really enjoyed it. My daughter loves the dance so she was very impressed,” said Mr. Conners.
Louise Raggio, trailblazing Dallas lawyer, dies at 91
The trailblazing lawyer and women’s rights advocate died Sunday in Dallas after a long illness. She was the first female prosecutor in Texas. She was instrumental in passing the Marital Property Act of 1967 that established modern legal rights of women and children in Texas.
Michigan Attorney General opposes parole of Center Line man convicted of sexual assault
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Macomb County prosecutor and the victim oppose the release of Timothy E. Grier, who pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct
9/11 payouts on hold as lawyer vacations
The city has released more than $5 million in initial payments for some Ground Zero workers, but many plaintiffs are still getting requests for required documents they thought were already filed -- while their top lawyer took a posh two-week vacation in Switzerland, The Post has learned. The first funds...
Attorney appointed to planning board
Green Township On Jan. 13, at the reorganization meeting of the Green Township Planning Board, Jason R. Rittie was appointed a Class IV member of the planning board, and shall serve for a term that expires on Dec. 31, 2012.
Local attorney’s weight loss leads to healthy lifestyle
Attorney Sharon Miner, of Miner Law Firm in Fenton, is a much smaller version of her former self, having lost and kept off 40 pounds in the past 2½ years.
John Schwabe, longtime Portland attorney, dies at age 91
The World War II veteran had led one the biggest law firms -- Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt -- in the Northwest. He died Saturday in Tucson, Ariz.
Lawyer for Wis. accuser: Vatican rejected lawsuit
Associated Press - January 30, 2011 2:55 PM ET MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The attorney for a man who alleges sexual abuse by a priest at a Wisconsin deaf school decades ago says the Vatican refused to...
Lawyer for Wisconsin accuser: Vatican rejected lawsuit
The attorney for a man who alleges sexual abuse by a priest at a Wisconsin deaf school decades ago says the Vatican refused to be served with a lawsuit over the matter.
URI professor from Narragansett charged in mortgage fraud scheme
SOUTH KINGSTOWN - John K. Dunn, a lawyer and longtime University of Rhode Island professor, has been charged by the Rhode Island State Police with three felony counts of obtaining money under false pretenses in connection with an alleged mortgage fraud scheme.
Celebrity attorney's law license pulled
Attorney Michael "Mickey" Sherman leaves U.S. District Court in Bridgeport on Dec. 22 after he was sentenced to one year in jail for failing to pay income tax. Sherman's law license will be suspended in March when he is to report to prison.
Lawyer Sandra Moran dies
Prominent lawyer Sandra Moran has died of cancer at her Wellington home. She was 61. read more
Lawyer For Wis. Accuser: Vatican Rejected Lawsuit
The attorney for a man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by a now-deceased priest at a Wisconsin school for the deaf alleged Sunday that the Vatican refused to be served with a lawsuit over the matter.
Lawyer for Wis. accuser: Vatican rejected lawsuit
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The attorney for a man who alleges sexual abuse by a priest at a Wisconsin deaf school decades ago says the Vatican refused to be served with a lawsuit over the matter. St. Paul attorney
Prominent Wellington lawyer dies, aged 61
Prominent lawyer Sandra Moran has died of cancer at her Wellington. She was 61.Ms Moran, a defamation law specialist, was a principal of the Wellington law firm of Oakley Moran.She was an Independent Newspapers Ltd (INL) board...
Aristide to Receive Haitian Passport, Lawyer Says
Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, another ousted leader of the ravaged Caribbean nation, expressed interest in returning to help.
Attorney general urges consumers to protect online identities
CHICAGO — The Illinois attorney general is urging consumers to protect their personal information online from financial fraud and privacy invasions.
Lawyer, professor: Law might not always require underage alcohol citings
A lawyer, a law professor and an administrator from another university think that Pitt is...
Miami-Dade State Attorney Rundle and Miami Police Chief Exposito in public spat
Like sparring boxers, Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito and Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernández Rundle are trading jabs in the most unusual of places: the public arena.
O'Hara lawyer wins lengthy battle for Blawnox meeting speaker
When George Miller learned a woman had been handcuffed and arrested after attempting to speak at a council agenda meeting in her small borough, he knew he had to do something. "This is America, not Hitler's Germany," he said.
Lawyer seeks way to clear Indiana County man's murder conviction
An attorney for the New York-based Innocence Project says he's at a "crossroads" in his attempt to clear an Indiana County man of the 1976 shooting death and rape of a 15-year-old girl.
Assistant District Attorney Catina running for judge
Monroe County Assistant District Attorney Janet Catina, who also has a private law practice, is running for one of two county Common Pleas Court judge seats.
Alleged rapist may be harmed: lawyer
A lawyer for a Victorian man charged with raping an elderly woman has expressed fears his client may be harmed in custody.
Alleged rapist may be harmed: lawyer
A lawyer for a Victorian man charged with raping an elderly woman has expressed fears his client may be harmed in custody.
Former Keith County Attorney, wife, arrested for theft
Former Keith County Attorney John Blake Edwards, 48, and his wife Shirley Edwards, 45, were arrested Monday on theft charges after a 3-1/2 month investigation by the Nebraska State Patrol.
Tommy Sheridan lawyer targeted by phone hackers
TOMMY Sheridan's solicitor Aamer Anwar claimed hackers tried to get into his phone before the politician's perjury trial.
Attorney general’s campaign promotes credit responsiblity
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott launched a campaign to promote financial literacy among college students and warned the group to avoid racking up excessive credit card fees. Abbot released a 14-minute DVD called “Money Crunch,” which provides strategies to avoid credit card mismanagement, during a speech at UT-San Antonio on Thursday. The DVD reminds students that potential employers often ...
Attorney appointed to planning board
Green Township On Jan. 13, at the reorganization meeting of the Green Township Planning Board, Jason R. Rittie was appointed a Class IV member of the planning board, and shall serve for a term that expires on Dec. 31, 2012.
Attorney wants to consolidate gang recruit cases
One of the men charged with recruiting a person into a gang after a roundup of 14 alleged gang members in November pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.
Lawyer says Coles to seek rehab treatment
Chris Coles' attorney, Marc Agnifilo, said last Thursday that he will push Judge Michael Sonberg to sentence Coles to time in a treatment center, taking advantage of loosened Rockefeller Drug Laws.
Adams County district attorney expands investigation into Quality Paving
An ongoing criminal investigation of a paving scandal that so far has led to six arrests will be expanded to look into work done at the home of Adams County Commissioner Alice Nichol.
Brown County exec candidates to study if 2 attorneys needed
Brown County has an attorney and the Brown County Board has its own legal counsel.
O'Hara lawyer wins lengthy battle for Blawnox meeting speaker
When George Miller learned a woman had been handcuffed and arrested after attempting to speak at a council agenda meeting in her small borough, he knew he had to do something. "This is America, not Hitler's Germany," he said.
Local attorney’s weight loss leads to healthy lifestyle
Attorney Sharon Miner, of Miner Law Firm in Fenton, is a much smaller version of her former self, having lost and kept off 40 pounds in the past 2½ years.
Pakistani lawyer calls for trial of US gunman
A Pakistani lawyer called Monday for an American who shot dead two men last week to stand trial for murder despite US legal claims of diplomatic immunity.
Lawyer tapes casino king asking that suit proceed
Lawyers for Stanley Ho released three videos Monday that they say show he wants to continue with a lawsuit against family members accused of seizing the tycoon's $1.6 billion stake in his Macau casino empire.
Pakistani lawyer calls for trial of US gunman (AFP)
LAHORE, Pakistan (AFP) – A Pakistani lawyer called Monday for an American who shot dead two men last week to stand trial for murder despite US legal claims of diplomatic immunity. Local lawyer Saeed Zafar filed the petition under public interest laws, claiming that Raymond Davis must stand trial in Pakistan and should be blocked from being handed over to the US government. The US embassy in ...
Banting murders: Convicted farmhand replaces lawyer
SHAH ALAM: Farmhand U. Suresh, 27, convicted of disposing evidence in the Banting murders, dropped a bombshell in court Monday when he asked for his lawyer to be replaced.
Alleged rapist might be harmed -lawyer
A Victorian man charged with raping an 85-year-old woman may be harmed in custody, says his lawyer.
Attorney general reaches deal with Google over wireless data
HARTFORD — Attorney General George C. Jepsen has reached an agreement with Google to begin settlement negotiations over the company’s collection of data from unsecured wireless networks in the state.
Lawyer for Wis. accuser: Vatican rejected lawsuit
The attorney for a man who alleges sexual abuse by a priest at a Wisconsin deaf school decades ago says the Vatican refused to be served with a lawsuit over the matter.
Ho lawyer posts rare interviews on YouTube
The family tussle for control of Stanley Ho's casino empire took another bizarre twist as his lawyer uploaded rare interviews with the 89-year-old tycoon to YouTube, the video site. The tabular content ...
Attorney for Alleged Church Sex Abuse Victim Says Vatican Rejects Lawsuit
The attorney for a man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by a now-deceased priest at a Wisconsin school for the deaf says the Vatican has refused to be served with a lawsuit over the matter 
Lawyer waives hearing in shooting death of hunter
Attorney David Manilla will stand trial on all charges against him after waiving his preliminary hearing this morning in the Nov. 29 shooting death of Bucks County deer hunter Barry Groh.
Attorney for man accused of hacking into wife's e-mail granted more time WITH VIDEO
The attorney for a man facing a criminal charge for reading his spouse’s e-mail said he needed more time to review important documents, prompting a judge to push back the trial.
Stratford lawyer struck off
A SOLICITOR from Stratford has been struck off after he pocketed almost £3,000 when he was overpaid for court costs.
Attorney To Appeal Army Captain's Conviction
An attorney for a U.S. Army captain convicted of mail fraud and unlawful demand of money by a public official said they intend to appeal the conviction.
Lawyer for Wis. accuser: Vatican rejected lawsuit
The attorney for a man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by a now-deceased priest at a Wisconsin school for the deaf says the Vatican has refused to be served with a lawsuit over the matter.
Lawyer files case with ICC over red shirts
Red-shirt lawyer Robert Amsterdam filed a notice with the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague yesterday about a "potential crime-against-humanity case" - allegedly committed by the Thai government.
Attorney Waives Hearing In Deadly Shooting Of Hunter
The attorney accused of killing a hunter on the first day of deer season waived his preliminary hearing Monday morning.