Home > Legal News

Legal News 04/2011 (Page 17)



Attorney General Gansler Files Charges Against Unlicensed Charles County Home Builder
BALTIMORE, MD - Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that his Consumer Protection Di...
Serepisos's lawyer happy with outcome
Terry Serepisos's lawyer says he's pleased with today's outcome.
Cop lawyer: excessive force against Spratt
A lawyer for the WA police has told a corruption hearing there was "no dispute" that police had used excessive force when they repeatedly tasered a man.
Lawyer Aims for Plea Deal in Tree Poisoning Case
The lawyer for an Alabama man accused of poisoning the famed Toomer's Corner oak trees at Auburn University says he will attempt to reach a plea deal with prosecutors.
Lawyer: Dad didn’t harm 10-year-old disabled son whose body was found in box in family’s SUV
HOUSTON — The family of a 10-year-old disabled boy whose decomposing body was found in a cardboard box had twice been investigated by Texas social workers, though no abuse was found in the first case and the second claim couldn’t be fully investigated, officials said Monday.
Attorney wins prestigious local award
Barry Goldner is an outstanding attorney, said colleague and friend Tom DeNatale.
Cop lawyer: excessive force against Spratt
A lawyer for the WA police has told a corruption hearing there was "no dispute" that police had used excessive force when they repeatedly tasered a man.
District attorney's unit breaks down how special victims cases are handled
While all representing special victims, each prosecutor in the Special Victims unit of the Niagara County District Attorney’s Office represents a different division.
Mayor: Deltona city attorney resigns after residence dispute
Deltona's city attorney submitted his resignation on Monday afternoon, the city's mayor confirmed.
Mayor: Deltona city attorney resigns
Deltona's city attorney submitted his resignation on Monday afternoon, the city's mayor confirmed.
Attorney: Savannah City Council broke law on settlement with Alderwoman Mary Osborne
Failure to disclose flood settlement draws legal scrutiny The Savannah City Council violated state Open Meetings Law not because it met in closed session, but because it failed to later disclose and vote on a flood settlement with Alderwoman Mary Osborne in a public meeting, says the general counsel for the Georgia Press Association. “If the city doesn’t take that action and enter it on the ...
City vows transparency in city attorney search
The city included a laundry list of priorities in its request for proposals for city attorney services. Thirteen different priorities concerning topics like transparency, ethics, communication and risk avoidance.
Kelly: Lawyer fees part of equation
Omaha musician Lars Erickson feels as though he's had pi thrown in his face.
Monroe attorney Paul Kidd Sr. dies
Prominent Monroe attorney Paul Kidd Sr. died Monday.
U.S. attorney says 3 drug rings broken
Flanked by local law enforcement and federal agents Monday, David Capp, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, proudly announced the recent round of arrests generated by a federal drug task force.
Lawyer says Lewis' primary residence is in Medford
New Jersey state Senate candidate Carl Lewis owns other homes, but his primary residence is in Medford, his lawyer said Monday in response to a Republican complaint that the Olympian fails to meet the residency requirement to run for public office.
Run-away lawyer breaks down in court
Tan Cheng Yew, broke down in court on Monday when he heard the words of his former friends who claimed that he could change for the better.
Lawyer says Lewis' primary residence is in Medford
New Jersey state Senate candidate Carl Lewis owns other homes, but his primary residence is in Medford, his lawyer said Monday in response to a Republican complaint that the Olympian fails to meet the residency requirement to run for public office.
NC attorney general warns against being ripped off
North Carolina's attorney general says his office is gearing up for possible instances of price gouging following last weekend's tornadoes. Attorney General Roy Cooper says while most businesses are helping to rebuild their communities, his office will look into any allegations of price gouging.
iHub USB Hub is Shameless Lawyer Bait
MIC Gadget’s new iHub has lawyer bait written all over it. Not only does the four-port USB hub come in the same shape as an Apple TV, it has Apple’s own logo right up there on the top. The hub really does look like an actual Apple product. The lines are clean, and the cut-out logo [...]
Lawyer Aims for Plea Deal in Tree Poisoning Case
The lawyer for an Alabama man accused of poisoning the famed Toomer's Corner oak trees at Auburn University says he will attempt to reach a plea deal with prosecutors.
Attorney to appeal after bond revoked on teacher sex charges
An attorney for a Haywood County teacher charged with sexual battery and statutory rape involving a student on Monday said he plans to appeal a judge's ruling that revoked the teacher's bond.
Lawyer fears for safety
A large TV screen outside the court may stop an advocate from attending Julius Malema's trial.
NC attorney general warns against being ripped off
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's attorney general says his office is gearing up for possible instances of price gouging following last weekend's tornadoes.
Utah Attorney General on 4th type of chemotherapy
The Associated Press The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is on his fourth type of chemotherapy as he tries to find one that will combat his colon cancer while not drastically affecting his heart. Spokesperson Paul Murphy says the intravenous and pill forms of the chemotherapy drug were giving Shurtleff "heart attacks." The new regimen started three weeks ago ...
Utah Attorney General on 4th type of chemotherapy
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is on his fourth type of chemotherapy as he tries to find one that will combat his colon cancer while not drastically affecting his heart. Spokesperson Paul Murphy says the intravenous and pill forms of the chemotherapy drug were giving Shurtleff "heart attacks." The new regimen started three weeks ago directly injects the drugs rapidly ...
US Attorney’s Office Sentencing, Indictment Log
The following is the sentencing activity released by US Attorney Christopher A. Crofts office of the Department of Justice’s District of Wyoming.
Attorney: Tisdale's Family Disappointed With CMPD Stowaway Report
The attorney for the family of a Charlotte teenager who stowed away on a plane at Charlotte-Douglas airport calls CMPD's investigation insulting and appalling.
Russia reopens tax case linked to lawyer's death
A Moscow court on Tuesday reopened a hearing into the alleged theft of hundreds of millions of dollars from a US investor by Russian police in a case that led to the death of his jailed lawyer.
Attorney says Hillsborough murder suspect fired gun by accident
By John Barry, Times Staff Writer Tuesday, April 19, 2011 TAMPA — Jurors in a Hillsborough County courtroom Tuesday afternoon heard a breathless 911 call in which one man admitted he had shot another, though he called the shooting an accident. "I just got angry," the caller said. "I saw him coming out of my house with my girlfriend and I started shooting." Prosecutors say the caller was Leonel ...
High-Profile Trial of Defense Lawyer Opens in China
The lawyer has been charged with fabricating testimony in favor of his client, in a case that has galvanized lawyers across China.
Cop, lawyer charged in car insurance fraud scheme
A Philadelphia police officer, a personal injury lawyer, seven auto damage appraisers and the owner and the manager of a Philadelphia collision repair shop have been charged in an insurance fraud scheme prosecutors say netted them millions over four years.
Attorney: Unraveling massive Connecticut-based pyramid scheme to take longer than planned
HARTFORD, Conn. — The attorney assigned to unravel a Connecticut-based investment pyramid scheme says it will take longer than expected to account for the money, including hundreds of millions of dollars invested on behalf of a pension fund for Venezuelan state oil workers.
Deltona attorney quits
Calling it a "personal decision," City Attorney Gary Cooney resigned suddenly Monday. Cooney -- who earlier in the month had survived a controversy over his residency -- said no one was to blame for his decision to step down June 19.
Attorney Tries to Lessen Proposed Sentence of Convicted Rapist
The judge in an elderly rape case refused to lessen the proposed sentence of a 22-year-old man. Simon Angilda faces 85 years in prison for the June 2010 rape of a 92-year-old Leawood woman.
Lawyer unraveling Ponzi scheme seeks extension
The attorney assigned to unravel a Connecticut-based investment pyramid scheme says it will take longer than expected to account for the money, including hundreds of millions of dollars invested on behalf of a pension fund for Venezuelan state oil workers.
Former Onondaga County District Attorney passes away
Former Onondaga County District Attorney Richard Hennessy passed away on Monday night at the hospital.
Brad Cooper defense attorney says judge is biased
An attorney representing Brad Cooper in his first-degree murder trial asked for a mistrial Tuesday, accusing the judge of being "clearly biased."
Video: Lawyer discusses client's pornography sentence
Windsor lawyer Enzo Di Gioia speaks to The Star's Craig Pearson about the sentenced meted out to his client, Bryan Gregory Abbott .
Late PV attorney's basket collection heads to auction
On April 30, Frank E. Curley's private collection of almost 400 Native American baskets, valued at $386,000, is up for public auction. J. Levine Auction and Appraisal in Scottsdale expects the collection to go for at least a half-million dollars.
Lawyer: Las Vegas man charged in Internet poker case never lied to a bank
NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for a Las Vegas man arrested in a prosecution aimed at shutting down the three largest Internet poker companies operating in the United States contested bank fraud conspiracy charges Tuesday by saying his client never lied to a bank.
Lawyer caught with almost 6,000 child porn pictures 'fantasied on MSN chat about underage sex'
Lawyer Andrew Laycock, the former Head of Legal Services at Hertfordshire County Council, chatted with other paedophiles on MSN messenger.
Upton lawyer disbarred for allegedly taking money from clients
An Upton lawyer has been disbarred by the state Board of Bar Overseers after he allegedly took money from clients for personal use.
Defense lawyer calls Flores 'serial bribe-taker' in closing arguments of Jones, Sanchez trial
A defense lawyer referred to former County Commissioner Elizabeth "Betti" Flores as a "serial bribe-taker" during today's closing arguments in the public corruption trial of El Paso lawyer Luther Jones and former District Clerk Gilbert Sanchez.
Attorney wants Michigan State Police investigation of Genesee County Jail death
An attorney for the family of Jesse Goode wants an outside agency to investigate what happened to the county jail inmate who died while incarcerated on Saturday.
Assistant attorney's new duties may pay county
Pratt County Assistant Attorney Gaten Wood, will be working with his father in the near future. Wood’s father is a U.S. Attorney and Gaten will be working with him in the forfeiture program.
Local attorney files lawsuit over lunch meat
A local attorney says a popular lunch meat maker has been defrauding you for years. Attorney Aaron Mayer filed a lawsuit against Oscar Mayer and Hormel Corporation, saying both companies advertise a bunch of bologna on its labels.
Rapper Gucci Mane's Lawyer Denies Battery Charge
Lawyer for Ga. rapper Gucci Mane denies accusation that rapper pushed woman from Hummer
Cooper lawyer lashes out at judge
The lawyer defending Brad Cooper at his first-degree murder trial lashed out at the judge in Raleigh, N. C. Tuesday and called for a mistrial.
Pursuing Mokbel drug charges a waste: lawyer
A lawyer representing gangland boss Tony Mokbel says it would have been pointless for prosecutors to pursue charges dropped as part of a plea deal.