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Senior lawyer next Vic governor
Former judge and Melbourne University chancellor Alex Chernov will be Victoria's next governor, Premier Ted Baillieu has announced.
Senior lawyer next Vic governor
Former judge and Melbourne University chancellor Alex Chernov will be Victoria's next governor, Premier Ted Baillieu has announced.
City fills attorney openings with volunteers
Faced with drastic budget cuts that have forced the early retirement of dozens of prosecutors, the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office has turned to training law school graduates or entry-level attorneys who volunteer to try criminal cases for free.
Parole of Main Line attorney opposed by accuser
The man who lost his life savings to the thievery of a Main Line attorney is asking state prison and local court officials to deny the attorney’s bid for parole, comparing the case to that of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff.
Black Creek residents, attorney seeking help on possible financial improprieties
Several Black Creek Township residents and a local attorney are taking their pleas to the state Attorney General.Attorney Charles Pedri of Hazleton said a group of citizens is calling for an investigation into township records to look for any possible i
Cook County State's Attorney Cracks Down
Criminal investigations into illegal election activity are already underway, according to the Cook County State Attorney's Office.
We can appeal in SC: Kasab's lawyer
Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab's lawyer says that her client still has a chance.
City attorney responds to lawsuit threat
Allen City Attorney Peter Smith has responded to comments made by James Mosser, attorney of former Allen business owner Mike Jabary.
Jabary attorney: store shutdown a ‘sham’
Mike Jabary has secured an attorney for his federal civil rights suit against the city of Allen.
Decision on 4 March whether non-Muslim lawyer can practise as Syariah lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR, Monday 21 February 2011 (Bernama) -- The High Court will decide on March 4 whether a non-Muslim lawyer can practise as a syariah lawyer in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.
Kasab''s lawyer found him in "wavering" frame of mind
Mumbai, Feb 21 (PTI) Amin Solkar, the senior lawyer who defended Ajmal Kasab in the 26/11 case, today said it was a challenging job for him to take the brief of the Pakistani terrorist, whom he frequently found in a "wavering frame of mind"."I found Kasab in a wavering frame of mind....in the initial stage of every legal interview he appeared to be calm and polite but as it went on he would go ...
Decision On March 4 Whether Non-Muslim Lawyer Can Practice as Syariah Lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR, 21 FEBRUARY, 2011: The High Court will decide on March 4 whether a non-Muslim lawyer can practice as a syariah lawyer in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.
Sam Olens dons Georgia attorney general armor
ATLANTA - Sam Olens doesn't intend to be bored as the new attorney general. He has already committed to three major pieces of legislation and instructed his staff to begin drafting the documents needed for projects, such as the Savannah River deepening and interstate improvements, that haven't been funded yet so there'll be no delays when the money comes through. read more
Reform Lawyer Says Tunisia Risks Anarchy
The head of a Tunisian government commission on political reform warned of what he described as a very dangerous post-revolutionary transition.
Attorney General's Office says Williston contractor committed violations
A Williston-based home-improvement contractor is charged with three counts of failing to maintain workers' compensation insurance and two counts of violating a Vermont Department of Labor stop-work order, the state's attorney general's office said Thursday.
Attorney announces new company
Estate planning attorney Eden Rose Brown announces the launch of Oregon Probates LLC.
MONROE: Murder suspect's attorney to ask for lower bail
MONROE — Defense attorney Steven Altman is in the process of filing a motion regarding the amount of bail and a hindering apprehension charge for his client, Tianle Li, who has been charged with poisoning her husband, Xiaoye Wang, who died Jan. 26 of thallium poisoning.
Lawyer hired to wrap up Parent case
The City of Bellevue has hired a California lawyer who specializes in police litigation and employment law in hopes of ending a lengthy legal battle with one of its police officers.
Defendants in Russian lawyer, journalist murder case plead not guilty
Defendants in the murder of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova told a jury trial on Monday they were not guilty.
Trial Over Rights Lawyer's Murder Starts
An open jury trial over the 2009 twin killing of lawyer and rights activist Stanislav Markelov and liberal Novaya Gazeta reporter Anastasia Baburova started in the Moscow City Court on Monday, Interfax reported.
Decision On Whether Non-Muslim Lawyer Can Practise As Syariah Lawyer To Be Known On March 4
KUALA LUMPUR -- The High Court will decide on March 4 whether a non-Muslim lawyer can practise as a syariah lawyer in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.
RivCo District Attorney Zellerbach leads Presidents' Day Parade in Indio
New District Attorney Paul Zellerbach will serve as the Grand Marshal as the annual event heads down the streets of Indio.
Lawyer Snapshot: Michael Fackler
Age: 39 (no, really!) Family: Fiancee, Katie Coxe (note: wedding in May; drinks on Hank!); parents, brother, sister-in-law, and two darling nieces, all in Jacksonville.
York Commonwealth's Attorney Addison accused of misconduct
For the second time in a year, York Commonwealth Attorney Eileen Addison has to defend herself against misconduct charges.
Lawyer can belt out a tune, or 600
THERE is nothing Toowoomba muso Damien Black does not love about the Garden City.
Free My Lawyer Android App
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Attorney M.M. Rinn had long career in Boulder
In April 1909, at the murder trial of a former sheriff's deputy for his killing of another man in a Nederland saloon, 27-year-old attorney M.M. Rinn spoke eloquently in the murderer's defense.
Attorney General Holder eulogizes slain US marshal
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says a deputy federal marshal killed in the line of duty last week left the world too soon, but left it a better place.
City attorney seeks second opinion on corporate contribution flap
City attorney seeks second opinion on corporate contribution flap - Colorado Springs City Attorney Patricia Kelly assu
Former attorney general Phill Kline faces ethics hearing Monday
An attorney for former Attorney General Phill Kline says most of the language in a professional ethics complaint against Kline copies a court motion written by an attorney who represented the late abortion provider Dr. George Tiller.
Lawyer for Mark Grant says appeal is likely in murder case
Mark Edward Grant was found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Candace Derksen, 13. The defence says an appeal is likely to be filed.
Attorney: Witness tampering in NV police sex case
RENO — An attorney for a woman suing a Nevada police department over a former officer’s conduct has asked a federal judge to stop what the lawyer says is witness tampering by the Reno city attorney’s office.
UPDATE: Lawyer tries to reopen Barnes case
When the Philadelphia-based filmmakers of “The Art of the Steal” decided to make a documentary about the long drama over the proposed Barnes Foundation move, they thought it was a fascinating story with interesting personalities that would intrigue the art world and others.
Foreclosure attorney Stern selling Hillsboro Beach estate properties - and perhaps a superyacht
Luxury assets are worth tens of millions In yet another sign that times are tougher for Plantation foreclosure attorney David Stern, he is looking to unload luxury assets worth tens of millions, including two estate properties on Hillsboro Beach that stretch from the Intracoastal to the blue waters of the Atlantic and what is believed to be his Italian-built superyacht.
Mubarak lawyer denies vast wealth claims
CAIRO, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Hosni Mubarak has provided a financial statement and his lawyer denied reports he has $70 billion, Egypt's state news agency MENA said Monday.
Deputy District Attorney Announces Candidacy
Lehigh County Chief Deputy District Attorney A. Renee Smith has announced her candidacy for Lehigh County judge.
Lawyer Gloria Allred Calls For Probe Into Soldier’s Escape
A lawyer for the 15-year-old victim of an alleged sexual assault by an Army private is asking for an investigation into how the soldier was able to escape from military custody on his way from Georgia to California to face trial.
Sypher Attorney Files Appeal Notice
The attorney for the woman convicted of trying to extort University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has filed a notice that she intends to appeal the case.
Calif lawyer calls for probe into soldier's escape
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the 15-year-old victim of an alleged sexual assault by an Army private is asking for an investigation into how the soldier was able to escape from military custody on his way from Georgia to California to face trial. Gloria Allred said Monday that the Los Angeles County teen and her family are waiving their rights to privacy in the case so they can publicly ...
Fake lawyer’s plea rejected
The high court on Monday cancelled the anticipatory bail of Jasmeer Hussein, who had been practising in lower courts by falsely identifying himself as a lawyer and has been accused of preparing a fake gift deed.
Attorney charged with overbilling scheme
Criminal charges were filed with a district justice against a Pottsville attorney arising from billings made to Schuylkill County for services as a custody conciliator.
Lawyer calls for probe into soldier’s escape - Army News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Army Times
LOS ANGELES — A lawyer for the 15-year-old victim of an alleged sexual assault by an Army private is asking for an investigation into how the soldier was able to escape from military custody on his way from Georgia to California to face trial.
Abuse Group Doubts Archdiocese Lawyer
An abuse advocate group, SNAP, says a lawyer hired by the Philadelphia archdiocese may not be impartial.
Judge fines lawyer over foreclosure advice
A lawyer who advised his clients to live in their foreclosed home has to pay thousands of dollars in fines and legal fees.
Lawyer to know status next month
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court will decide on March 4 whether lawyer Victoria Jeyaseele Martin can practise as a syarie lawyer in Kuala Lumpur. Judge Datuk Rohana Yusuf will also decide on the Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council's (MAIWP) application to strike out the suit on the same day.
No target letter for Tim Whitmer, his attorney says
Ex-CAO was central figure in Jefferson Parish scandal that toppled Aaron Broussard's administration
Attorney charges lax inspection led to family's carbon monoxide death in Aspen
A lawyer for the survivors of a Denver family who died of carbon monoxide poisoning in November, 2008 while staying at an Aspen vacation home claims Pitkin County's lax inspection "unlocked the door to the 'death trap,'" the Aspen Times reported today.
Chinese lawyer beaten ahead of jasmine revolution protests
Liu Shihui alleges attack by five members of special police in Guangzhou as he set off to attend demonstration A Chinese human rights lawyer was hooded and beaten by five men as he left his home to go to a protest planned in the southern city of Guangzhou, he has alleged. Liu Shihui said he believed his attackers were domestic security officers – special police whose duties include monitoring ...
Kissel Was Depressed, Provoked Into Killing Husband, Lawyer Says
Nancy Kissel was suffering from clinical depression when she was provoked into killing her Merrill Lynch & Co. banker husband in 2003, the 46-year-old American’s lawyer told a jury at her murder retrial in Hong Kong.
State attorney's office files charges against teens accused of school bus vandalism
The state attorney's office has filed charges against three south Fort Myers teenagers who deputies say caused $50,000 in damage to seven Canterbury...