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Attorney contract fails BOE
The Cumberland County Board of Education voted unanimously against a proposed contract with board attorney Earl Patton last week, with questions revolving around board members' access to the attorney.
Ft. Hood suspect's lawyer wants new leader on case
An attorney for the Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage wants the Texas post's incoming commanding general to decide whether his client faces trial and the death penalty.
Lawyer argues honesty as murder trial wraps
Closing arguments got underway Wednesday in the murder trial of Tosha and Jason Hubler.
Ft. Hood suspect's lawyer wants new leader on case
An attorney for the Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage wants the Texas post's incoming commanding general to decide whether his client faces trial and the death penalty....
Aspiring lawyer who spit on Whistler cops while drunk sentenced to probation
An aspiring lawyer who pleaded guilty to assaulting two police officers in Whistler has been sentenced to one year of probation.
Lawyer argues honesty as murder trial wraps
Closing arguments got underway Wednesday in the murder trial of Tosha and Jason Hubler.
Glendale Attorney Faces New Charges In Alleged Insurance Fraud
Nine new criminal charges were filed Wednesday against a Glendale attorney first charged in October 2009 in a case involving an auto insurance fraud ring that staged auto accidents.
Movie Review: The Lincoln Lawyer
The Lincoln Lawyer is sort of a high-level combination of “Law and Order” and “CSI.” Both of those shows are mainstream and abide by a formula, week after week. But they are also well-made (or can be), and so is this movie. For a genre picture, it’s taut, rhythmic and intelligent.
Fort Hood suspect's lawyer gets delay in case
Fort Hood's incoming commander likely will decide whether an Army psychiatrist will go to trial and face the death penalty for the deadly 2009 shootings at the Texas post.
Judge OKs payment plan for Kilpatrick lawyer
One of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's three publicly-funded lawyers won't have to wait until the end of a likely lengthy City Hall corruption trial to get paid.
SOSILAWATI'S CASE: LAWYER AND THREE FARM WORKERS CLAIM TRIAL
SHAH ALAM, March 31 (Bernama) -- Lawyer N. Pathmanabhan and three farmworkers -- T. Thilaiyagan, R. Matan and R. Khatavarayan -- pleaded not guilty inthe High Court here today to four counts of murdering cosmetics millionaireDatuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others last year. All the accused claimed trial when the charges was read to them beforeJudicial Commissioner Datuk Akhtar Tahir. Akhtar ...
State Attorney’s Office files to appeal Williams conviction
MANATEE -- The state attorney’s office filed a motion Wednesday to appeal the overturned rape conviction and life sentence of Derrick Williams.
Independent actions of the City Attorney
One day after Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes sued to block a referendum against the Highway 99 tunnel, Mayor Mike McGinn questioned whether Holmes had the authority to bring the case.
Lawyer: Missing Lynn boy's father had same rights to child as mom
LYNN — The lawyer for a Lynn man whose son has been missing for more than 2 1 / 2 years asked a judge yesterday to dismiss a parental kidnapping charge against Ernesto Gonzalez.
Lawyer, farmhands plead not guilty in Sosilawati murders
SHAH ALAM, March 31 — A lawyer and three farmhands pleaded not guilty today to murdering cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three other persons last year. Cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya was killed along with her driver, Kamaruddin Shamsudin, 44; CIMB Kampung Baru branch bank officer Noorhisham Mohammad, 38; and lawyer ...
Lawyer, farmhands plead not guilty in Sosilawati murders
SHAH ALAM, March 31 — A lawyer and three farmhands pleaded not guilty today to murdering cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three other persons last year. Cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya was killed along with her driver, Kamaruddin Shamsudin, 44; CIMB Kampung Baru branch bank officer Noorhisham Mohammad, 38; and lawyer ...
Lawyer, 3 farm workers plead not guilty to murdering Sosilawati
SHAH ALAM: Lawyer N. Pathmanabhan and three farm workers -- T. Thilaiyagan, R. Matan and R. Khatavarayan -- pleaded not guilty in the High Court here on Thursdya, March 31 to four counts of murdering cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others last year.
Lawyer, 3 farm workers plead not guilty to murdering Sosilawati
SHAH ALAM: Lawyer N. Pathmanabhan and three farm workers -- T. Thilaiyagan, R. Matan and R. Khatavarayan -- pleaded not...
Shaman Lawyer Pushes Ahead With Tenpercentery Plans
Shaman Lawyer Vincent Presti discusses developments about his new talent agency. (PRWeb March 30, 2011) Read the full story at (link) 20
Sosilawati's case: Lawyer and three farm workers claim trial
SHAH ALAM: Lawyer N. Pathmanabhan and three farm workers -- T. Thilaiyagan, R. Matan and R. Khatavarayan -- pleaded not guilty in the High Court here today to four counts of murdering cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others last year.
BANTING MURDER: LAWYER, THREE FARM WORKERS CLAIM TRIAL
SHAH ALAM, March 31 (Bernama) -- Lawyer N. Pathmanabhan and three farmworkers -- T. Thilaiyagan, R. Matan and R. Khatavarayan -- claimed trial at theHigh Court here today to four counts of murdering cosmetics millionaire DatukSosilawati Lawiya and three others on Aug 30 last year. All the accused entered the no-guilty plea when the charges were read tothem in Tamil by a court interpreter before ...
A lawyer-turned-farmer's inspiring story
Hemchandra Dagaji Patil is a role model for the farming community.
Lawyer: Israel to indict next week jailed Palestinian engineer who vanished on Ukraine train
JERUSALEM - The lawyer for a Palestinian engineer who vanished on a Ukrainian train and turned up in an Israeli prison says he'll be indicted next week.
A lawyer-turned-farmer's inspiring story
Hemchandra Dagaji Patil is a role model for the farming community.
Attorney general briefed governor on probe involving companion
PORTLAND — Gov. John Kitz­haber was briefed about a criminal investigation involving his companion, Cylvia Hayes, in a meeting with Oregon Attorney General John Kroger before Kitz­haber took office in January, according to a Portland newspaper. Kroger told The Oregonian that the main purpose of the Dec. 2 briefing was …
Attorney, Wausau resident overrules anxiety
Attorney Brenda Sunby has tried about 20 cases in court since she joined Habush Habush Rottier in 2000, a feat she never thought possible as a law student battling severe anxiety of public speaking.
Attorney for family of Chad Harris, killed by Kalamazoo police, calls shooting of troubled man 'questionable'
An attorney for the family of a man shot and killed by Kalamazoo police called officers' response to the situation "questionable" and said a lawsuit is possible.
Shaman Lawyer Pushes Ahead With Tenpercentery Plans
Shaman Lawyer Vincent Presti discusses developments about his new talent agency.
Lozinsky's lawyer asking court to acquit his client
Lawyer of former lawmaker Viktor Lozinsky, Viktor Hrytsuk, has asked the court to acquit his client. "I am asking for a "not guilty" verdict for Viktor Lozinsky," Hrytsuk said during a court sitting on Thursday.
'Judge's wife related to Atalig and his lawyer'
The lawyer of Tinian Mayor Raymond M. Dela Cruz argues that Superior Court Associate Judge Perry B. Inos should be disqualified from presiding over the lawsuit filed by Felipe Q. Atalig against the mayor and treasurer Allen Perez because Inos' wife is related to Atalig and Atalig's lawyer, Robert H. Myers.
Questions About D.C. Mayor May Raise Conflict For Attorney General Holder
The FBI and a U.S. attorney are "assessing" alleged misdeeds during last year's mayoral campaign. Attorney General Eric Holder has said he voted for Mayor Vincent Gray and he attended Gray's inauguration.
Novelist reacts to Attorney General's defence of Realtà appeal's 'god reference'
Attorney General Peter Grech said his appeal makes the point that a society that believes in God has a right not to be insulted, but Alex Vella Gera says his court testimony has been misunderstood by the AG.
Attorney General Derek Schmidt's office investigating allegations against Dodge City police chief
The Kansas attorney general’s office is still reviewing allegations that Dodge City Police Chief Robin James violated deer-hunting laws in December.
Lawyer in RI corruption case won't testify
Associated Press - March 31, 2011 11:45 AM ET PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A lawyer charged in a bribery scheme involving three former North Providence town councilmen intends not to testify at his...
Attorney general targets doctor who owns Flint abortion clinic
FLINT -- Attorney General Bill Schuette has joined the Michigan Department of Community Health in seeking to close a Lathrup Village abortion clinic owned by a Flint doctor who also owns an abortion clinic here.
Stow lawyer suspended for neglecting cases
Stow lawyer suspended for neglecting cases
Lawyer in RI corruption case won't testify
A lawyer charged in a bribery scheme involving three former North Providence town councilmen intends not to testify at his trial.
Shaman Lawyer Interprets Strange Synchronicity: The Latest Britney & Sheen Legal Troubles and Their Potential Impact ...
Shaman Lawyer Vincent Presti categorizes the latest legal troubles against Britney Spears and Charlie Sheen as potential publicity stunts. Recalling his 2007 analysis on Britney’s legal troubles and recording career, Shaman Lawyer Vincent wonders if these stars are somehow generating litigation to offset tour concerns. (PRWeb March 31, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb ...
Lawyer in RI corruption case plans not to testify
A lawyer charged in a bribery scheme involving three former North Providence town councilmen intends not to testify at his trial.
Gilley attorney questions why no indictment yet
The attorney for Country Crossing developer Ronnie Gilley believes the apparent lack of an indictment on bribery allegations that have kept him in jail since February is yet another argument for his release.
2nd Mexican attorney general under Calderon quits
Mexican Attorney General Arturo Chavez Chavez has resigned, a government official told The Associated Press on Thursday.
2nd Mexican attorney general under President Calderon resigns; Departure follows leaked cable
MEXICO CITY — Mexican Attorney General Arturo Chavez Chavez has resigned, a government official told The Associated Press on Thursday.
City attorney wins right to take abatement action against Eastside bar
The Los Angeles city attorney’s office has the right to secure a permanent injunction on an Eastside bar owner, a California appeals court has ruled. The court upheld the right of the city to impose conditions on the Le Blanc...
Attorney General: Auburn-based loan company scammed customers
The state attorney general has accused an Auburn-based vehicle loan company of using deceptive business practices to overcharge customers by hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Attorney General requests conditions to be added to murder suspect's bail
BOISE -- The Idaho Attorney General's Office is asking a judge to add conditions to the bail of Robert Hall, the man accused of killing a Meridian attorney earlier this month. Hall posted bond and was released from jail on Tuesday night. The Attorney General filed a motion to add conditions to his bail, requiring Hall to stay in Ada County, forfeit his passport, and have no contact with his wife ...
Attorney general: Company lied to hundreds of Mohawk Valley residents
The state Attorney General’s Office plans to file a lawsuit Friday against a third-party car loan broker in Auburn for allegedly deceiving thousands of Central New Yorkers – including hundreds of Mohawk Valley residents.
2nd Mexican attorney general under Calderon quits
President Felipe Calderon announced the resignation of his attorney general on Thursday and nominated the assistant in charge of organized crime as his successor, the first woman to hold the post if she is approved.
Mexican attorney general resigns
Mexican Attorney General Arturo Chavez resigns, after 18 months marked by the battle against violent drugs cartels.
High Lehman, Madoff Lawyer Fees May Deplete SIPC, SEC Watchdog Report Says
High fees paid to the trustees of bankrupt Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (LEHMQ) ’s brokerage and of Bernard Madoff ’s collapsed firm might deplete the $2.5 billion fund of the Securities Investor Protection Corp., according to a report by the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Inspector General.
Attorney General to sue used car loan broker
The NYS Attorney General will file a lawsuit against Auburn-area used car loan broker One Source Networking for allegedly requiring customers to purchase an extended warranty in order to qualify...