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Warren attorney faces conflict in suit
A lawsuit that the City Council wants Warren's head attorney to file could create a conflict of interest for him in the latest snag to plague the city's plan to draw districts before the May 10 election filing deadline. "They wanted him to file a suit in court. But he can't file a suit against himself," said Warren Mayor Jim Fouts.
Lohan's lawyer denies actress stole necklace
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer said that her client did not steal a $US2500 necklace and would fight any charges if they are filed.
Democrats back lawyer in Bucks for court seat
HERSHEY, Pa. - Leaders of the state Democratic Party on Saturday endorsed a Bucks County lawyer and a Western Pennsylvania judge for two open state appellate court seats.
The Last Minute Trial Attorney Provides Full Service Trial Work
Trial attorney Douglas J. Pettibone announces the opening of a specialty branch of law as a "Last Minute Trial Attorney" in Irvine, California. (PRWeb February 06, 2011) Read the full story at (link) 20
Attorney makes run at assembly seat
South Shore attorney Matt Williams discusses is candidacy for the California Assembly's vacant 4th district seat at his home Wednesday morning. • Dennis Campanale: Campanale is a Roseville resident and retired fire chief.
Warren attorney faces conflict in suit
A lawsuit that the City Council wants Warren's head attorney to file could create a conflict of interest for him in the latest snag to plague the city's plan to draw districts before the May 10 election filing deadline. "They wanted him to file a suit in court. But he can't file a suit against himself," said Warren Mayor Jim Fouts.
Attorney general to be DemoForum speaker
John Kroger will speak about his first two years as Oregon's attorney at the next Marion DemoForum.
Senate picks lawyer to lead chamber staff
Robert Taylor, a Portland lawyer, was chosen by the Oregon Senate last week to be its secretary — the title for the chamber's chief administrative officer.
Lawyer won admiration at Penn, Supreme Court
Ralph Spritzer, 93, emeritus professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a leading appellate lawyer who argued more than 60 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, died of leukemia Sunday, Jan. 16, at his home in Tempe, Ariz.
Lindsay Lohan's Attorney Says Actress Didn't Steal Necklace
Lindsay Lohan 's lawyer said that her client did not steal a $2,500 necklace and she would fight any charges if they are filed, The Associated Press reports. Read More Other Links From TVGuide.com Lindsay Lohan
Crusading Alabama lawyer preaches in prose
Bob Palmer took a break from his award-winning law practice to write a "Archibald Zwick and the Eight Towers," a best-selling Christian allegory for young readers.
NC Attorney General Wants TVA Lawsuit Reinstated
North Carolina's attorney general wants the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate his lawsuit against the Tennessee Valley Authority over pollution from its power plants.
Lawyer rode Florida foreclosure tide to the end
David Stern lived the high life thanks to foreclosures, with prizes such as a Bugatti and a 16,000-square-oot compound. He is now in default.
Feasting on Foreclosures: Cranberry attorney, others indicted in mortgage fraud cases
Cranberry attorney Bernard J. Flugher, 62, was indicted last week for mail fraud and conspiracy, joining two previously charged clients of his as a defendant in one of numerous local cases related to mortgage practices.
Feasting on Foreclosures: Cranberry attorney, others indicted in mortgage fraud cases
Cranberry attorney Bernard J. Flugher, 62, was indicted last week for mail fraud and conspiracy, joining two previously charged clients of his as a defendant in one of numerous local cases related to mortgage practices.
NC attorney general wants TVA lawsuit reinstated
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's attorney general wants the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate his lawsuit against the Tennessee Valley Authority over pollution from its power plants.
Lohan's lawyer to fight all charges
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has confirmed the actress will fight any theft charges brought against her by the Los Angeles District Attorney over a missing necklace.
Newsmakers Entertainment: Lawyer says Lohan didn't take jewelry; 'Roommate' leads pack at box office
Newsmakers Entertainment: Lawyer says Lohan didn't take jewelry; 'Roommate' leads pack at box office
Lohan did not steal necklace: attorney
Lindsay Lohan's attorney said that her client did not steal a $US2,500 ($A2,465) necklace and would fight any charges if they are filed.
Lawyer: Accused mom loves her kids
The mother of a 9-month-old girl pronounced dead after being found burned near a baseboard heater deeply cared for the infant and was not "high and drunk at the time," her lawyer says.
Attorney general Eric Holder to speak in Missoula
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will present a lecture titled "Justice Through Service: Extending America's Greatest Tradition" at the University of Montana on Wednesday. The event will be held at 2 p.m. in the University Theatre and is free and open to the public.
Markowitz slapped with $2K fine using work lawyer for home deal
The city's conflict of interest board has slapped Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz with a $2,000 fine for using his top aide as a lawyer for a home closing.
Fraud trial "a witchhunt", says lawyer
The trial of a woman accused of fraudulently claiming expenses for the care of her disabled daughter has been labelled "a witchhunt" by her lawyer.
Attorney General accused of hiring Indian illegally
Israel's Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein is to be probed for allegedly employing an illegal Indian migrant worker in his home, a media report has said. Israel's Population and Immigration Authority is planning to open a criminal investigation against Weinstein and his wife over the allegation, daily Ha'aretz reported.
Power of attorney chaos hits elderly
Britain's Kafkaesque power of attorney system is making life worse for the elderly.
District Attorney Risa Ferman to speak at St. Thomas', Whitemarsh
Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman give a presentation on ethics in law enforcement and the criminal justice system at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6 as part of an ongoing Sunday forum series at St. Thomas’ Church, Whitemarsh, focusing on ethics.
Attorney's wife still in hospital after crash - www.roanoke.com
A defense attorney known for representing high-profile DUI cases was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Roanoke County on Saturday morning, according to officials. Anthony F. (Tony) Anderson, who is half of the Roanoke law firm Anderson & Friedman, had a 0.18 blood-alcohol content, more than twice the legal limit, early Saturday, said Sgt. D. Cromer of the Roanoke County ...
Threats land lawyer in jail
A QUEZON City Court recently sentenced lawyer Melanio “Batas” Mauricio Jr. to four up to six months in jail for threatening to publish and air libelous stories against Foodsphere Inc., a food manufacturing firm, in 2004.
Lohan's Lawyer: 'We'll Fight All Charges Over Missing Necklace'
Lindsay Lohan 's lawyer has confirmed the actress will fight any theft charges brought against her by the Los Angeles District Attorney over a missing necklace. The actress is expected to...
WikiLeaks founder risks 'denial of justice': lawyer
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Monday that Swedish secrecy surrounding rape proceedings and his client's global notoriety mean there is a risk of a "flagrant denial of justice" if he is extradited to Sweden over sex crimes allegations.
Power of attorney chaos hits elderly
Britain's Kafkaesque power of attorney system is making life worse for the elderly.
Other accused in Dacer-Corbito slays may use CA ruling for defense, says lawyer
The lawyer of the Dacer family said the other accused in the murder of publicist Salvador "Bubby" Dacer and his driver, Emmanuel Corbito, could use the Court of Appeals ruling that assailed the credibility of a witness, former police colonel Cezar Mancao II, in a bid to gain acquittal.
District Attorney Risa Ferman to speak at St. Thomas', Whitemarsh
Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman give a presentation on ethics in law enforcement and the criminal justice system at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6 as part of an ongoing Sunday forum series at St. Thomas’ Church, Whitemarsh, focusing on ethics.
Balkis Case: Attorney-General's Appeal Dismissed
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 7 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal here Monday dismissed the Attorney-General's appeal to set aside a High Court decision to grant leave to the Selangor government and nine others to challenge the legality of the Registrar of Societies's (ROS) decision to dissolve and deregister Balkis.
Julian Assange lawyer: Risk of 'denial of justice'
LONDON - The lawyer for Julian Assange argued Monday the embattled WikiLeaks founder would face a secret trial...
Attorney General Eric Holder to speak in Missoula
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will present a lecture titled "Justice Through Service: Extending America's Greatest Tradition" at the University of Montana on Wednesday. The event will be held at 2 p.m. in the University Theatre and is free and open to the public.
Assange faces 'denial of justice': lawyer
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would be tried behind closed doors in a "flagrant denial of justice" if extradited to Sweden over sex crime allegations his lawyer told a British court on Monday.
Assange lawyer: Risk of 'denial of justice' in Swedish extradition
The WikiLeaks founder appeared in court Monday for a showdown with Swedish authorities to fight an extradition bid over sex crimes allegations.
Assange lawyer: Risk of 'denial of justice'
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Monday that Swedish secrecy around rape proceedings and his client's global notoriety mean there is a risk of a denial of justice if he is extradited to Sweden over sex crimes allegations.
Assange lawyer: Risk of 'denial of justice'
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in court Monday for a showdown with Swedish authorities.
Attorney says Lohan did not steal necklace
Lindsay Lohan's attorney has released a statement denying that the actress stole a necklace from a Venice jewelry store on the west side of Los Angeles.
Assange’s lawyer: Risk of ‘denial of justice’ in Swedish extradition
The WikiLeaks founder appeared in court Monday for a showdown with Swedish authorities to fight an extradition bid over sex crimes allegations.
Lawyer: Lohan innocent of theft
Lindsay Lohan's attorney said Saturday that her client did not steal a $2,500 necklace and would fight any charges if they are filed.
Assange lawyer: Extradition risks 'denial of justice'
LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian  Assange  said Monday that Swedish secrecy around rape proceedings and his client's global notoriety mean there is a risk of a denial of justice if he is extradited to Sweden over sex crimes allegations. Geoffrey Robertson said at a hearing that his client ...
Attorney: My Client Not Reckless In Child's Death
The attorney for a northern Kentucky woman charged with abuse after her baby died says the portrayal of his client is inaccurate.
US Attorney General Speaking In Missoula
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to speak at the University of Montana this week. Holder's lecture titled, "Justice Through Service: Extending America's Greatest Tradition" is part of the UM School of Law's Judge William B. Jones and Judge Edward A. Tamm Judicial Lecture Series.
Attorney: Teen called in Penn Hills bomb threat to get girlfriend out of school
A Manchester teenager had his bail reduced and one of three felony charges dropped in connection with the bomb threat last week at Penn Hills High School, which his attorney said the teen called in to get his girlfriend out of school.
Will Facebook and California Defense Attorney Continue to Fight the Killa Mobb?
A fight over Facebook privacy is playing out in a California thanks to a grand-standing criminal def
WikiLeaks' Assange Fears Secret Swedish Trial
Assange lawyer: Risk of 'denial of justice' in Swedish extradition bid over sex claims
Brandon attorney gets booted from Super Bowl stadium seats
A Brandon couple was among some 1,250 fans left with a disappointing Super Bowl experience after their seats were deemed unsafe.