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Attorney General Statement on Supreme Court Ruling
"Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen hailed the Wisconsin Supreme Court's decision ... as a victory for the Wisconsin Constitution."
Lawyer wants Detroit airline attack trial delayed
An attorney is asking for a new trial date in the case of a Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane, arguing federal prosecutors just recently delivered more evidence.
Lawyer pleads guilty to tax evasion
Windsor real estate lawyer Kevin Gregory Fanick surprised federal prosecutors Monday when he pleaded guilty to more than $23,000 in tax evasion on the first day of his trial.
Lawyer: Plea Deal Reached in La Vista Crash Case
The lawyer for a 28-year-old man charged with vehicular homicide for a fatal suburban Omaha crash says a plea agreement has been reached.
Lawyer hacked to death
SHAH ALAM: A prominent lawyer and businessman was viciously slashed to death after he performed prayers at a temple in Kampung Perepat, Kapar.
Attorney: KBR didn’t have hostile work environment
HOUSTON  -- Attorneys for military contractors KBR Inc. and Halliburton Co. deny claims made by a Texas woman who says she was raped while working for them in Iraq and her attorney’s accusation that their companies have long histories of not protecting workers who were sexually assaulted or harassed. Jamie Leigh Jones says she was raped while working for KBR in Baghdad in 2005. She is suing KBR ...
Attorney: KBR created hostile work environment
A hostile work environment has been a longtime problem for military contractor KBR Inc., which failed to protect workers who were sexually assaulted or harassed, an attorney for a woman who claims she was raped by co-workers in Iraq told jurors Tuesday.
Lawyer reduction plan gets a continuance
CROWN POINT | Four Lake Superior Court judges delivered a stern lecture and essentially put County Council members on probation for attempting to shrink their staff of defense lawyers.
Attorney General Bondi Issues Statement on Water Quality Standards Workshop
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Attorney General Pam Bondi issued the following statement on the numeric nutrient criteria workshops that are being hosted by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection today and on June 16.
Attorney General to stay silent in Hooper case
Over the past month, a flood of questions has been aimed at the fiscal practices of Township Supervisor Sheila Hooper.
Attorney tells jurors sexual harassment was longtime problem for military contractor KBR
HOUSTON - A hostile work environment has been a longtime problem for military contractor KBR Inc., which failed to protect workers who were sexually assaulted or harassed, an attorney for a woman who claims she was raped by co-workers in Iraq told jurors Tuesday.
Lansdowne deal less lucrative than claimed: lawyer
The lawyer leading the legal challenge against the Lansdowne redevelopment says he has evidence that city councillors were misled when they approved the deal.
Lawyer takes blame for Henderson's overseas escapade
Bankrupt David Henderson's lawyer has taken the blame for his client's failure to seek permission for a holiday in Australia.The former rich-lister and Princes Wharf developer was declared bankrupt in the High Court at Auckland...
Lawyer hacked to death in Malaysia
SHAH ALAM - A PROMINENT lawyer and businessman was viciously slashed to death after he performed prayers at a temple in Kampung Perepat, Kapar. Datuk R. Anbalagan, 56, suffered multiple slash wounds on the back, face, shoulder and left arm in the attack that took place on Monday night. He died on the spot
Lawyer who died in fire remembered as dedicated
A jury had been selected, and one of Burlington County's most anticipated criminal trials of the year was set to begin Tuesday morning.
Attorney in P.R. probe has been paid at least $11,876 by Sweetwater
The attorney tasked with conducting an independent review of certain public-relations invoices paid by the Sweetwater Union High School District has been paid $11,876 for previous work on district matters, according to district officials.
SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera settles with crack pipe-selling smoke shops
City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s campaign against a handful of smoke shops selling crack and meth pipes ended today with a settlement prohibiting the practice and securing penalties from the violators, his office announced. In February, Herrera sued six shops in The City’s Excelsior and Outer Mission neighborhoods that he said were a public nuisance, selling illegal drug paraphernalia intended for ...
Sunrise approves contract for new city attorney
Incoming City Attorney Kim Kisslan will earn much less than her predecessor and former boss, Stuart Michelson.
Culpeper's town attorney retires
The Culpeper Town Council bid goodbye to yet another employee last night. Town attorney Bob Bendall is retiring, effective immediately....
Boise attorney Rick Bergesen wants to change his plea agreement
Rick Bergesen was to be sentenced Tuesday on a felony fraud charge, but the former Boise defense attorney decided he wanted a chance to convince the judge that he should serve less time that in his plea deal.
Attorney says KBR enabled rapes
HOUSTON -- A hostile work environment has been a longtime problem for military contractor KBR Inc., which failed to protect workers who were sexually assaulted or harassed, said an attorney for a woman who claims she was raped by co-workers in Iraq.J ...
District Attorney's Office sees backlog of nearly 2,900
Years of budget cuts in the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office have created a backlog of nearly 2,900 criminal cases.
Lawyer questions SC rules on live coverage of Maguindanao massacre trial
Lawyer of slain journalists questions Supreme Court guidelines on the live coverage of the Maguindanao massacre case trial.
Robert Sivick named new city attorney
Former Howard County Attorney Robert Sivick, who also is a former Omaha city councilman and former member of the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission, has been selected to be Grand Island’s next city attorney.
Lawyer seeks rechristening of Dalhousie
Shimla, Jun 14 : Terming Dalhousie's name as an "imperial" remnant, a lawyer today sought to rechristen the prominent hill station in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.
City attorney pick reprimanded by Nebraska Supreme Court
Grand Island Mayor Jay Vavricek's pick for city attorney was reprimanded by the Nebraska Supreme Court for an outburst in open court.
Lawyer seeks CBI probe into J Dey''s murder
Mumbai, Jun 15 (PTI) A lawyer here today approached the Bombay High Court seeking a CBI probe into the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, who was gunned down by unidentified persons last week.Advocate V P Patil mentioned the matter before the division bench of Justices Ranjana Desai and R V More. The matter has been slated for hearing tomorrow."Five days are over and government has done ...
Ampatuan lawyer OK with live trial coverage
MANILA, Philippines - The lawyer of Maguindanao massacre suspect Zaldy Ampatuan welcomed Wednesday the Supreme Court's decision to allow live coverage of the massacre trial in Taguig.
LAWRENCE: Council appoints its new attorney
Township Council approved Michael W. Herbert to become the municipal attorney by a 3-2 vote at a special meeting Tuesday night. He replaces former Municipal Attorney Kevin Nerwinski, who was elevated by the council to become the Municipal Court judge.
Attorney has harsh words for Bluebaum
The same attorney who drew public criticism from a Greene County judge is now facing similar complaints from a local attorney.
Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer opposes law forbidding him to profit from his memoir
Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick reportedly wants the proceeds from his new memoir to pay down his restitution bill to the city. But his attorney opposes a prosecutor's bid to guarantee that happens. Kilpatrick attorney Daniel Hajji also is challenging the constitutionality of a portion of the Michigan Crime Victims Rights Act that says criminals cannot profit from their crimes.
Celeb lawyer, Mr Loophole, claims women who dress provocatively 'victimise men'
London, June 15 (ANI): A celebrity lawyer, dubbed Mr Loophole for his success in getting clients off motoring cases, has caused outrage after he claimed that women who dress provocatively "victimise men".
Lawyer threatened Niira Radia: CBI sources
Corporate lobbyist Niira Radia met CBI Director AP Singh at the North Block office this morning. CBI sources have told NDTV that Ms Radia sought an appointment with the CBI director after being blackmailed.
Easton man says you need to Lawyer Up in advance
Dean Noble, left, and Chris Miles, both of Easton, co-founders of Lawyerupnow.com, a new service initially targeted at college students and their parents that provides quick access to a lawyer in a legal emergency.
Lawyer reacts to Salmond attack
A prominent solicitor says he is taking legal advice over comments made by Alex Salmond attacking Scottish legal figures.
Trailblazing female Murray Hill lawyer, 70, receives N.J. Bar Foundation's top honor
Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-LedgerCynthia Jacob was the first woman to practice criminal law in Middlesex County. NEW PROVIDENCE — Cynthia Jacob, a brand-new public defender, had just won her first case when the judge summoned her boss to the courthouse. He...
Attorney General has deputy at W&M
WILLIAMSBURG — When Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli decided to assign a full-time deputy to the College of William & Mary campus, he took work from three people and cost Sen. Tommy Norment (R-3rd) more than $100,000 in income.
Lawyer's murder: Two more detained, police say case solved
PETALING JAYA: Two more suspects have been detained over the murder of lawyer Datuk R. Anbalagan, and police believe the case has been solved.
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.
Nevada Attorney General to Host Advanced, Two-Day Identity Theft Training for Law Enforcement June 22 & 23
TEMPE, Ariz. -- During National Internet Safety Month, LifeLock, the industry leader in identity theft protection and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association are sponsoring a two-day identity theft summit for Nevada Law Enforcement on June 22 & 23, 2011.
Family Law and ADA Litigation Attorney Joins LaBovick Law Group
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL--(Marketwire - 06/15/11) - The LaBovick Law Group announced that Attorney Joseph R. Fields, Jr., has joined the firm. He will bring his ADA Litigation and Family Law practice to the firm. For over 20 plus years of practicing family law , ADA litigation and personal injury, Mr. Fields has developed a reputation for being highly skilled in helping clients achieve mutually ...
Ramsey mayor will be interim attorney on Wyckoff zoning board
Attorney Harold P. Cook takes leave
Lawyer slams jail phone monitoring law
A Regina defence lawyer who has fought many court battles over Charter rights says the Saskatchewan goverment's new jailhouse monitoring law is unconstitutional.
Attorney for Art Schlichter withdraws motion to lower bail
The attorney for former Ohio State quarterback Art Schlichter said today that federal prosecutors wouldn't object to his client being released from jail while awaiting sentencing if he pleaded guilty in a sports-ticket scam.
Michigan Attorney General Subpoenas Three Mortgage Processors in Probe
The Michigan attorney general’s office subpoenaed three mortgage processors including Lender Processing Services as part of a state probe of robo-signing.
Attorney Cites Race In Request To Move Trial
The attorney for a man accused of leading police on a fatal chase has asked a judge to move the trial so black people could sit on the jury.
Robert Sivick named new city attorney
Former Howard County Attorney Robert Sivick, who also is a former Omaha city councilman and former member of the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission, has been selected to be Grand Island’s next city attorney.
Schlichter Attorney Withdraws Motion To Lower Bond
Former Ohio State quarterback Art Schlichter will stay in jail, after his attorney withdrew a motion on to have his bond reduced.
Attorney: Los Gatos teacher accused of molestation has 'medical' conditions
Colette Phelps, 28, of Los Gatos made her first appearance in court this morning, but did not enter a plea.
Attorney: San Jose teacher accused of molestation has 'medical' conditions
Colette Phelps, 28, of Los Gatos made her first appearance in court this morning, but did not enter a plea.