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City attorney fired
The Manhattan Beach City Council fired the city attorney Tuesday without handing him a tidy severance package and said they are not obligated to give more details on why.
HIGHTSTOWN: Attorney will aid borough with police issues
HIGHTSTOWN The Borough Council hired an attorney to deal with âpolice issuesâ during a closed meeting Monday evening concerning Hightstown Police Chief James Eufemia, while the embattled chief also lawyered up, sources said.
Baby Gabriel case: Attorney won't talk about reported confession
Attorney for Baby Gabriel's mother won't say whether she confessed during jailhouse interview.
South Salem lawyer Vincent Briccetti named federal judge
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Vincent Briccetti, a lawyer from South Salem, to serve as a federal judge in White Plains.
Gazza's lawyer gives pledge on phone tap
THE lawyer acting for Paul Gascoigne has pledged to get “every farthing” from the News of the World if phone hacking allegations are upheld.
Lawyer who swindled investors is up for early-release program
This year did not get off to a good start for Paul Pezzotti Sr. On Jan. 8, he received a letter from the state informing him that the Chester County lawyer who swindled him out of $900,000 in life savings might soon be leaving prison for a halfway house after serving a fraction of his sentence.
Lawyer who swindled investors is up for early-release program
This year did not get off to a good start for Paul Pezzotti Sr. On Jan. 8, he received a letter from the state informing him that the Chester County lawyer who swindled him out of $900,000 in life savings might soon be leaving prison for a halfway house after serving a fraction of his sentence.
Craigslist ad leads to lawyer's suspension
A Lancaster lawyer has lost his job with the state Appeals Court and has been suspended from practice for six months after running an advertisement on Craigslist offering to write and edit papers and essays for students.
Syrian forces arrest 200 in rebellious town: lawyer
Syrian security forces have arrested 200 residents in a coastal town as unprecedented challenges to the rule of President Bashar al-Assad continued to spread, a human rights lawyer said on Wednesday.
Lawyer files P300,000 damage suit vs McDonalds operator
MANILA, Philippines -- A lawyer filed on Wednesday a P300,000 damage suit against the Golden Arches...
Lawyer who swindled investors is up for early-release program
This year did not get off to a good start for Paul Pezzotti Sr. On Jan. 8, he received a letter from the state informing him that the Chester County lawyer who swindled him out of $900,000 in life savings might soon be leaving prison for a halfway house after serving a fraction of his sentence.
Lawyer claims witness lied at inquiry
KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Datuk Seri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah claimed today that the Kumpulan Semesta Sdn Bhd marketing officer, T. Sivanesan, lied while testifying before the Commission of Inquiry (CI) probing the death of political aide Teoh Beng Hock.
Former top House ethics committee lawyer joins immigration law firm
The former top lawyer for the House Committee on Ethics and the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration has joined the immigration law firm Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy.
Colorado Accident Lawyer Claims To Assure Your Right In Any Car Accident Case
Dallas - Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America, April 13, 2011- McDowell Laybourne & Rodemor, one of the leading Car Accident Attorneys in the region, claims to assure their clients to protect their rights in any car accident case.
Demjanjuk lawyer seeks delay in case
John Demjanjuk's defence attorney has called for his client's trial on Nazi war-crimes charges to be suspended following reports of Soviet fabrication.
CAS will Clear Alberto Contador, Says Lawyer
The head lawyer for the Spanish cycling federation is confident the decision to clear Tour de France champion Alberto Contador of doping will be upheld by sport's highest court.
Attorney General issues opinion on jurisdiction questions in Friars Point
FRIARS POINT – The office of state Attorney General Jim Hood has issued an opinion stating that the Friars Point Police Department – not the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Department - has general jurisdiction within the town’s corporate limits.
'Nazi guard' lawyer questions ID
THE lawyer for an alleged Nazi guard has called for his German trial to be scrapped after new documents questioned evidence.
Attorney General issues opinion on jurisdiction questions in Friars Point
FRIARS POINT – The office of state Attorney General Jim Hood has issued an opinion stating that the Friars Point Police Department – not the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Department - has general jurisdiction within the town’s corporate limits.
Revillame’s lawyer slams human rights' commission over 'biased probe'
A LAWYER for television host Willie Revillame on Wednesday assailed the hearing being conducted by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on a controversial episode of the show "Wiling Willie", saying it evoked of “patent bias and partiality.” /taxonomy/term/0 read more
Ottawa needs power to establish national regulator, lawyer argues
Federal lawyer Robert Frater urges Supreme Court to disregard two appeal court rulings from Alberta and Quebec
Ottawa needs power to establish national regulator, lawyer argues
Federal lawyer Peter Frater urges Supreme Court to disregard two appeal court rulings from Alberta and Quebec
Attorney general explains duties
On April 6, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller spoke to political science instructor Larry Williamson’s state and local government class.
Lawyer: Jail Cell Search Illegal In Philadelphia Abortion Case
A lawyer for a woman charged with helping run a deadly abortion clinic says her jail cell was illegally searched without a warrant.
Attorney general to indict Israel foreign minister for corruption, may prompt resignation
JERUSALEM — Israel’s attorney general announced Wednesday that he plans to indict the foreign minister on corruption charges but will allow him a standard final hearing before a charge sheet is issued.
South Salem lawyer Vincent Briccetti named federal judge
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Vincent Briccetti, a lawyer from South Salem, to serve as a federal judge in White Plains.
Attorney: Exclude ‘improper opinion’
The attorney of a Tahlequah man facing a first-degree murder charge says the state’s witnesses are offering speculation and opinion, and shouldn’t be allowed to do so.
Lawyer wants mental exams for twins accused in mom's death
The lawyer for Edward and Edwin Berndt said the 48-year-old twins, who were arraigned Wednesday on murder charges in connection with the grisly discovery of their mother's decomposing body in the family's living room, seemed "scared" and need mental evaluations.
Lawyer: Jail Cell Search Of Wife Of West Philadelphia Abortion Doctor Illegal
The defense lawyer representing the wife of the West Philadelphia abortion doctor in a high-profile murder case says the Philadelphia district attorney's office illegally searched her jail cell, without a warrant.
ATTORNEY: Accused murderer Todd Pink ‘snapped’ and committed second-degree murder
The defense attorney for accused double-murderer Todd Pink said this morning that his client actually planned to kill himself but “snapped” and killed his girlfriend and her 3-year-old son last May in their Clinton Township home.
Murder suspect snapped,' attorney tells Macomb County jury
Mount Clemens- The attorney for a man charged with killing his fiancee and her young son acknowledged to a jury today that the evidence against his client is "overwhelming," but added there's no way he planned to "go there and chop up a 3-year-old baby."
Coakley files complaint against Mihos
Attorney General Martha Coakley today announced a complaint against Christy Mihos, accusing the former GOP gubernatorial contender of campaign finance violations which occurred during his 2009-2010 campaign.
Lawyer For Philadelphia Police Inspector Charged With Corruption Presses Entrapment Defense
An FBI informant was undergoing cross-examination on Wednesday in the case of former Philadelphia police inspector Daniel Castro (left), charged with corruption.
Attorney general: Indict Israeli foreign minister
Israel's attorney general announced Wednesday that he plans to indict the foreign minister on corruption charges but will allow him a standard final hearing before a charge sheet is issued.
Virginia Attorney General to Teach High School Class
HENRICO COUNTY, VA (WTVR) - Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is going back to school.
Lawyer: Jail cell search illegal in abortion case
A lawyer for a woman charged with helping run a deadly abortion clinic says her jail cell was illegally searched without a warrant.
Attorney general: Indict Israeli foreign minister
Israel's attorney general announced Wednesday that he plans to indict the foreign minister on corruption charges but will allow him a standard final hearing before a charge sheet is issued.
Israeli attorney general plans to indict foreign minister
Israeli Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein announced Wednesday he intends to indict Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on charges of fraud, money laundering, breach of trust and obstruction of justice.
Zell attorney objects to Tribune bankruptcy plans
An attorney for billionaire developer Sam Zell, who engineered a buyout that left Tribune Co. saddled with debt, says proposals to reorganize the media company's finances aren't fair to his client.
Attorney general: Indict Israeli foreign minister
Israel's attorney general announced Wednesday that he plans to indict the foreign minister on corruption charges but will allow him a standard final hearing before a charge sheet is issued.
Craigslist ad leads to lawyer and #8217;s suspension
A Lancaster lawyer has lost his job with the state Appeals Court and has been suspended from practice for six months after running an advertisement on Craigslist offering to write and edit papers and essays for students.
3-2 vote approves ‘Acting’ Attorney Pepe
By Kimberly Porter…. Attorney Thomas Pepe was approved as acting City Attorney at the March 1 City Commission meeting, and later awarded a $200,000, contract despite absence of a bidding process and questions by two dissenting Commission members about his lack of municipal experience. Deputy City Attorney Mark Goldstein, voted then to be retained as [...]
Craigslist ad leads to lawyer and #8217;s suspension
A Lancaster lawyer has lost his job with the state Appeals Court and has been suspended from practice for six months after running an advertisement on Craigslist offering to write and edit papers and essays for students.
Lawyer: Jail cell search illegal in abortion case
A lawyer for a woman charged with helping run a deadly abortion clinic says her jail cell was illegally searched without a warrant.
Defense attorney wants infant death trial moved out of Posey County, Ind.
An attorney has filed a motion asking for a change of venue in the trial of Timothy Lear, who is charged with murder in the death of his 4-month-old son in Posey County.
Attorney General reaches agreement with Greene County man for alleged air conservation violations
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has obtained a consent judgment against Robert Peterson of Springfield for alleged violations of the Missouri Air Conservation Act, according to a release from the state.
Attorney General reaches agreement with Greene County man for alleged air conservation violations
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has obtained a consent judgment against Robert Peterson of Springfield for alleged violations of the Missouri Air Conservation Act, according to a release from the state.
Attorney for arrested Greenville Police Officer speaks out
GREENVILLE, N.C. - Legal counsel for a Greenville Police officer that was arrested last weekend is speaking out.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Files Brief in Defense of Health Care Reform
SACRAMENTO - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has signed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit strongly defending the constitutionality of federal health care reform and urging the court to uphold the law.
Attorney accused of stealing from clients gets 18 months’ probation
An attorney was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months’ probation for stealing money from a client who considered him a friend.