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Bonds' lawyer Allen Ruby used to wrestling matches
Allen Ruby is used to flamboyant wrestling matches pitting one larger-than-life character against another — and not just in the courtroom.
Bonds' lawyer Allen Ruby used to wrestling matches
Allen Ruby is used to flamboyant wrestling matches pitting one larger-than-life character against another _ and not just in the courtroom.
Attorney seeks venue change for Todd teen’s murder trial
The attorney representing a 17-year-old murder defendant in Todd County will ask next month to try the case in a different county’s courtroom. He fears Todd County’s potential jurors have heard too much about the case to give the teen a fair hearing.
Bonds� lawyer Allen Ruby used to wrestling matches
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Allen Ruby is used to flamboyant wrestling matches pitting one larger-than-life...
Lawyer Who Spotted Missing Orange Girl: 'Right Place, Right Time'
Linda Subbloie was driving near the intersection of Indian Hill and Prindle Hill roads Wednesday morning when she saw a face peeking out of a hole in an abandoned farm stand.
Lawyer Who Spotted Missing Orange Girl: 'Right Place, Right Time'
Linda Subbloie was driving near the intersection of Indian Hill and Prindle Hill roads Wednesday morning when she saw a face peeking out of a hole in an abandoned farm stand.
Bonds' lawyer Allen Ruby used to wrestling matches
Allen Ruby is used to flamboyant wrestling matches pitting one larger-than-life character against another -- and not just in the courtroom. Barry Bonds' lead lawyer has a background unfamiliar to most attorneys, one that prepared him for rough exchanges and life in the glare of the spotlight. "My dad was a wrestler, and then a wrestling booking agent and a wrestling booking promoter,"...
Bonds' lawyer Allen Ruby used to wrestling matches
Allen Ruby is used to flamboyant wrestling matches pitting one larger-than-life character against another — and not just in the courtroom.
La. attorney general bars N.O. from railroad money
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's attorney general says New Orleans officials have no authority to use New Orleans Public Belt Railroad funds to help balance the city's budget. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said that the city had no `claim' or right to any `surplus' revenue from public railroad entity. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that the Public Belt's $15 million operating budget for ...
Rahy's Attorney likes longer distance of Pan American
Rahy's Attorney, a Grade 1 winner at a mile in his younger days, showed there's still plenty left in the tank at the age of 7 when he stretched out to 1 1/2 miles for the first time to capture Saturday's $150,000 Pan American at Gulfstream Park.
Questions arise in Montebello city attorney's investigation into off-the-books accounts
MONTEBELLO - City Attorney Arnold Alvarez-Glasman led an investigation of an off-books $1 million bank account tied to his friend and former client, developer Hank Attina.
Bonds' flamboyant lawyer is former wrestler
By Ronald Blum Associated Press   MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ/ASSOCIATED PRESSBarry Bonds' lawyer, Allen Ruby, is known for his commanding presence inside the courtroom. SAN FRANCISCO -- Allen Ruby is used to flamboyant wrestling matches pitting one larger-than-life character against...
U.S. Attorney, Prosecutor, Chief Plot Indy Crime Crackdown
A collaborative effort will soon launch involving the U.S. Attorney's Office, Marion County Prosecutor's Office and Indianapolis Metro Police Department aimed at curbing violent crime in the city.
Questions arise in Montebello city attorney's investigation into off-the-books accounts
MONTEBELLO - City Attorney Arnold Alvarez-Glasman led an investigation of an off-books $1 million bank account tied to his friend and former client, developer Hank Attina.
Attorney General finds Fargo commission violated open meeting laws
FARGO - North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Friday issued an opinion that the Fargo City Commission violated open meeting procedures Oct. 4 during two separate meetings.  Talk about this topic
Lawyer loses insult battle
A lawyer has had his four-year case battle against a man for calling him a "doos" dismissed.
Lawyer plans post-mortem court appeal
The death of a Grand Junction woman who was convicted on charges related to running a prostitution business will not stop her attorney from pursuing an appeal in the case. “We’ve already done all the work and filed our brief,” said Stephen Laiche, the Grand Junction attorney who represented 61-year-old Nan O’Reilly, who was discovered dead March 15 in a Las Vegas hotel room.
Nodine's attorney blasts retrial
BAY MINETTE, Ala. — Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon said she will need several more weeks to review existing evidence and examine new leads before deciding to retry former Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine for the murder of April Downs.
Attorney: Reimondo doing 'a lot of soul searching' after East Hampton meeting
EAST HAMPTON – In the wake of several comments from residents about the impact of racial insensitivity in their lives, the town’s police chief “is doing a lot of soul searching,” his attorney said Thursday.
Attorney seeks postponement of Welch’s trial in escape case
KINGMAN — The attorney for a Mesa woman charged with helping three inmates escape from a privately run prison outside of Kingman in July 2010 is asking to postpone her trial.
U.S. Attorney's Office gets cases vs. county officials
The Arizona Attorney General's Office has turned over four criminal investigations to the feds.
Attorney general: Sheriff did not violate nepotism laws
The Albany County Sheriff’s Office did not violate the state’s nepotism laws when the sheriff appointed as undersheriff a lieutenant whose son is a deputy, according to the Wyoming attorney general.
Attorney Speaks Out
MIDWEST CITY - - Attorney Says Client Should Not Face Charges in Midwest City Homicide
Berlusconi to appear in court on Monday: lawyer
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is expected to attend a court hearing on Monday over allegations of breach of trust in his business interests, media reports quoted his lawyer as saying.
Rooney lawyer to control finances
Control of US actor Mickey Rooney's finances is handed to a lawyer after a court is told money is missing from his accounts.
U.S. Attorney's Office gets cases vs. county officials
The Arizona Attorney General's Office has turned over four criminal investigations to the feds.
Assistant deputy attorney named
Johnson County Attorney Kenneth DeCock has hired a Casper lawyer with ties to Buffalo to serve as the new assistant deputy attorney. According to DeCock, Christian Lukjan will start work April 4.
Lawyer William Wegmann Sr. dies at 87
William Wegmann Sr., a New Orleans lawyer who was a member of the team that defended businessman Clay Shaw during District Attorney Jim Garrison's sensational -- and, ultimately, futile -- investigation of John F. Kennedy's assassination, died Saturday at his Metairie home
Ohio attorney general supports regulating Internet cafe gaming
Mike DeWine tells The Columbus Dispatch that other types of legal gambling in Ohio are regulated, but the machines in the Internet game parlors are not.
Rooney's affairs handed to lawyer
A Los Angeles lawyer was given permanent control of 90-year-old actor Mickey Rooney's affairs after telling a judge that $400,000 (NZ$530,000) of the Hollywood legend's money had gone from his bank accounts.
Attorney general backs proposal to regulate Internet cafes
COLUMBUS, Ohio  — Ohio’s attorney general is supporting proposed legislation to regulate Internet cafes and game parlors offering games that function like slot machines with cash prizes.Attorney General Mike DeWine tells The Columbus Dispatch that other types of legal gambling in Ohio are regulated, but the machines in the Internet game parlors are not.His office says there are at least two ...
Felon Hid Guns for Lawyer Accused of Manslaughter
A lawyer accused of killing a hunter last fall near Quakertown instructed a worker to hid his gun collection.
Need a lawyer? Upstate New York jail to advertise to newly arrested prisoners
A jail in upstate New York is banking on its prisoners for a bailout from its budget crunch.
Source: Alcohol board chairman's relationship with lawyer getting close look
Freeman Klopott Examiner Staff Writer Follow Him @FKlopott The relationship between a lawyer representing a D.C. liquor wholesale company and the chairman of the city's alcohol control board is getting a close look by Mayor Vincent Gray's office, a source close to that assessment told The Washington Examiner. The mayor's office is examining accusations reported by The Examiner and ...
Lawyer William Wegmann, member of Clay Shaw defense team, dies at 87
NEW ORLEANS -- William Wegmann Sr., a New Orleans attorney best known as a member of the legal team which successfully defended businessman Clay Shaw against charges that he conspired to kill President John F. Kennedy, died Saturday after a lengthy illness. He was 87. Mr. Wegmann became involved in the Shaw case after the well-known businessman was arrested by former district attorney Jim ...
Brooke Astor’s Son and a Lawyer Appeal Convictions
Her son, Anthony D. Marshall, and Francis X. Morrissey Jr. were found guilty of defrauding Mrs. Astor, a victim of Alzheimer’s disease.
Shaman Lawyer Represents New Spirit of Hollywood
Shaman Lawyer Vincent Presti is becoming a talent agent to assist clients attain their professional and personal goals. (PRWeb March 27, 2011) Read the full story at (link) 20
Wilmore city attorney files libel countersuit against farm owner
NICHOLASVILLE — An assistant prosecutor accused in a lawsuit of conspiring against a horse fa
Nodine's attorney blasts retrial
BAY MINETTE, Ala. — Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon said she will need several more weeks to review existing evidence and examine new leads before deciding to retry former Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine for the murder of April Downs.
Regulating Internet gaming: Attorney General Dewine supporting legislation to oversee cafes
COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is supporting a legislative proposal to regulate hundreds of Internet cafes and game parlors statewide that offer games that function like slot machines with cash prizes.
U.N. rights body calls on China to release rights lawyer
China's best known rights lawyer, missing for nearly a year, is being detained in violation of international law, a United Nations human rights body said in a statement made public on Monday, and it called for his immediate release.
Lawyer, Firm File Suit Over "False Review"
Bellaire lawyer Michael W. Weston and his firm, Weston & Associates, have filed a defamation suit alleging a "false review" about the firm was posted online on Citysearch.com. They seek more than $1.25 million in damages.
Lawyer perplexed by Woodside withdrawing offer
The lawyer for a woman at the centre of a sex discrimination case against Woodside says he does not believe the company can withdraw its settlement offer.Simon Millman is representing former Woodside executive ...
Review: The Lincoln Lawyer
Casting Matthew McConaughey as a slimy defender was a stroke of genius, but legal thriller The Lincoln Lawyer has more than one surprise up its well-tailored sleeve.
Attorney seeks postponement of Welch’s trial in escape case
KINGMAN — The attorney for a Mesa woman charged with helping three inmates escape from a privately run prison outside of Kingman in July 2010 is asking to postpone her trial.
UN rights body calls on China to release rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng
China's best known rights lawyer, missing for nearly a year, is being detained in violation of international law, a United Nations human rights body has said, and it called for his immediate release.
Lawyer Nick takes the Stand
CITY lawyer Nick Davies is to swap the well of the court for the stage of the Stand Comedy Club this week.
Shaman Lawyer Represents New Spirit of Hollywood
Shaman Lawyer Vincent Presti is becoming a talent agent to assist clients attain their professional and personal goals.
Woodside settlement finalised: lawyer
The lawyer for former Woodside executive Jill Mustard, who reportedly secured a six-figure payout against the energy giant, claims the settlement had been finalised and that his client was not bound by a confidentiality clause.
Attorney General's office investigates deadly, police-involved shooting
KENNEBUNK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - The Maine Attorney General's office is investigating the deadly shooting of a woman in Kennebunk by a police officer.