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Galliano to blame addiction for alleged tirade in Paris cafe, lawyer says
PARIS -- Fashion designer John Galliano is expected to blame a drug and alcohol addiction as the cause of his alleged anti-Semitic tirade in a Paris cafe in February when he returns to court Wednesday. Galliano, 50, was fired by French fashion house Dior after the incident made world headlines...
Egypt's former president Mubarak has cancer: lawyer
Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak is suffering from cancer, his defense lawyer said on Monday, citing a medical report to assess whether the former leader is fit enough to stand trial.
State attorney general probes mortgage firms
The Michigan Attorney General's Office subpoenaed three mortgage processors, including Lender Processing Services, as part of a state probe of robo-signing. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said his office served Lender Processing, Fidelity National Financial and CT Corporation System with investigative subpoenas as affiliates of DocX, a mortgage service support provider.
Attorney: Egypt's Mubarak May Have Cancer
The defense lawyer of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says the ousted leader may have cancer.
Lawyer Argues for Andrea Yates Release
Andrea Yates' lawyer says he is highly optimistic that she will be released in the fall, and that she has come a long way.
Attorney General Concerned About Possible Mismanagement at Green Hills Community Action Agency
Green Hills Community Action Agency (GHCAA) appears to be in serious financial difficulty, and the Missouri Attorney General is in the early stages of an investigation to determine whether that difficulty is the product of mismanagement. In a letter to GHCAA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Scott Long and the GHCAA Board dated June 3, 2011, Missouri Assistant Attorney General Bob Carlson states ...
Mubarak's Lawyer Says the Former Egyptian Leader Has Cancer
The lawyer for Hosni Mubarak says the former Egyptian president has stomach cancer , "citing a medical report to assess whether the former leader is fit enough to stand trial," Al Jazeera reports. Lawyer Farid el-Deeb is representing Mubarak on charges in the killing of protesters and abuse of power during the revolution in January and February that ousted the longtime leader. "He has a stomach ...
Kenya: Ocampo Top Lawyer Joins Muthaura's Defence Team
The stage is set for a bruising legal battle at The Hague after a lawyer who previously worked for ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo quit and joined the defence.
Lawyer says Egypt's Hosni Mubarak may have cancer
CAIRO - Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may have cancer, his defense lawyer said Monday, citing "evidence...
EGYPT: Hosni Mubarak has stomach cancer, his lawyer says
Toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has cancer, according to his lawyer, who disclosed the news less than two months before Mubarak is to stand trial, accused of financial corruption and allowing security forces to kill hundreds of protesters who rallied...
Lawyer says Mubarak has cancer
Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak is suffering from cancer, his defence lawyer said on Monday, citing a medical report to assess whether the former leader is fit enough to face trial.
Haslam names Barry Staubus as Sullivan County's District Attorney General
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced Deputy Assistant Attorney General Barry Staubus to replace H. Greeley Wells, Jr. as Sullivan County District Attorney General.
Lawyer confirms Mubarak suffers from cancer
A lawyer defending the deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Monday confirmed that his client is suffering from cancer, citing a medical report to assess the eligibility of Mubarak to attend his trial.
Haslam Announces New Sullivan County Attorney General
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has announced a new District Attorney General for Sullivan County.
Egypt's ex-president Mubarak has cancer: lawyer
Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak is suffering from cancer, his defense lawyer said on Monday, citing a medical report to assess whether the former leader is fit enough to face trial.
Not Guilty Plea Entered In Henderson City Attorney Dui Case
Henderson City Attorney Elizabeth Quillin had more than three times the legal limit of alcohol in her system when she was arrested on drunken driving charges May 23, according to information presented at her arrangement Monday. L.S. O'Neale, the special
Mubarak Lawyer Says Former Egyptian Leader Has Cancer
Activists and opposition leaders met the news with suspicion, saying it might be an effort to keep Hosni Mubarak from facing trial in August. Mubarak is accused of abuse of power and is charged in the deaths of protesters.
Lawyer says Egypt's Mubarak may have cancer
Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may have cancer, his defense lawyer said Monday, two months ahead of the former leader's trial for allegedly ordering the killing of anti-government protesters.
Mubarak's lawyer says ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may have cancer
CAIRO - Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may have cancer, his defence lawyer said Monday, two months ahead of the former leader's trial for allegedly ordering the killing of anti-government protesters.
Lawyer: Egypt's former president Mubarak has cancer
Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak is suffering from cancer, his defence lawyer said on Monday, citing a medical report to assess whether the former leader is fit enough to face trial.
Lawyer vows to clear Hubbard
Allan Hubbard could face up to 10 years in jail if found guilty on charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office. read more
Iran sets new hearing date for US hikers: lawyer
Iran has set a date of July 31 for the next hearing in the trial of two American hikers who have been held for around 22 months in the Islamic republic on espionage charges, their lawyer told AFP on Monday.
Henderson city attorney pleads not guilty to DUI charges
Henderson City Attorney Elizabeth Quillin won't have her DUI-related trial until September — but in the meantime she'll have to wear an alcohol-monitoring device on her ankle, a specially appointed judge ruled today.
Lawyer: Mubarak has cancer
CAIRO, June 20 (UPI) -- Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is suffering from stomach cancer, his lawyer confirmed Monday.
Egypt's ex-president Mubarak has cancer: lawyer
Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak, whose trial on charges of ordering the killing of anti-regime protesters is due to start in August, has stomach cancer, his lawyer Farid al-Dib said on Monday.
Lawyer says Egypt's Mubarak may have cancer
Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was treated last year for cancer in his gallbladder and pancreas, and may be suffering a recurrence that spread to his stomach, his defense lawyer said Monday. However, two senior Egyptian medical officials — one of them the head of Mubarak's team of doctors — said he does not have the disease.
Attorney Donna B. DeVaney Again Named to the Florida Rising Stars List
Merlin Law Group, a firm focused on property insurance law and advocating for the policyholder both in and outside of the courtroom, today announced attorney Donna DeVaney has been named to the Florida Rising Stars list as one of the top attorneys in Florida for 2011.
Judge grills Indiana attorney over immigration law
A federal judge has grilled an attorney for the state of Indiana about the state's new immigration law, peppering her with questions about how police would enforce the law.
Lawyer: TV figure indicted in NY fake-attack case
A lawyer for a New York TV meteorologist accused of fabricating attacks on her says his client has been indicted, an unusual step for prosecutors in a misdemeanor case.
Lawyer: Meteorologist indicted in NYC fake-attacks case, unusual step for misdemeanor charges
NEW YORK - A lawyer for a New York TV meteorologist accused of fabricating attacks on her says his client has been indicted, an unusual step for prosecutors in a misdemeanor case.
Carl Lewis' attorney wants to question Lt. Gov. Guadagno on ballot decision
An attorney for state Senate candidate Carl Lewis wants to have a crack at questioning Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno.
Attorney: State law allows FWB to contract police services
FORT WALTON BEACH - Under current state law, Fort Walton Beach appears to have the go-ahead to provide contracted law enforcement services to the cities of Destin and Mary Esther."It seems pretty clear that we can," said Fort Walton Beach city attorney Hayward Dykes. "I don't...
Lawyer sets sights on CSG site
The public knows less about mega mines and large coal seam gas projects than simple housing projects in their suburb, according to a frustrated conservation lawyer.
Quebec MD insane when he killed his children: lawyer
The lawyer for a former Quebec cardiologist charged with killing his two young children says he was clearly sick at the time of their deaths.
Attorney: Mead not the only possible suspect in Johnson killing
Police looked at more than one man when investigating the grisly killing of a pregnant mother of two in July 2008. Lucy Johnson was in the midst of a heated custody battle with her former boyfriend, Jim Spelock, when she was shot in the head and her...
Ex-Attorney Claims NAACP Retaliation
Only on FOX: An attorney claims her contract was canceled and she was left jobless after speaking up at the Houston branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
No automatic right to lawyer in US civil cases: court
The US Supreme Court ruled Monday that states did not have an automatic duty to provide counsel in civil courts in the case of a divorced father who was jailed for failing to pay child support.
Lawyer Pleads Guilty To Filming Women At Tanning Salon
A North County defense attorney pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges stemming from his secret filming of women at an Escondido tanning salon last year.
Attorney: State law allows FWB to contract police services with Destin, other municipalities
FORT WALTON BEACH — Under current state law, Fort Walton Beach appears to have the go-ahead to provide contracted law enforcement services to the cities of Destin and Mary Esther. “It seems pretty clear that we can,” said Fort Walton Beach...
Lawyer: Mubarak battles stomach cancer, 'getting worse'
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's health is deteriorating as he struggles with complications from stomach cancer, his lawyer said Monday.
Hatton remembered as experienced pilot, intelligent attorney
XENIA — Tennessee attorney Robert “Tim” Hatton was an experienced pilot and “probably a genius,” according to a Xenia attorney and friend who went to University of Dayton Law School with him.Hatton, 52, was killed Saturday in a small plane crash along with his legal assistant in Guntersville, Ala. Tara Lynn Whitacre, 32, was a single mother of two who lived in Xenia, but did legal paperwork for ...
Attorney pleads guilty to secretly taping women at Escondido tanning salon
A North County defense attorney pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges stemming from his secret filming of women at an Escondido tanning salon last year.
Syracuse lawyer Salvatore Piemonte is accused of aiding three pot dealers
A federal prosecutor says three drug dealers paid Piemonte $20,000 for creating phony legal documents.
City Attorney seeking homeowners involved in loan modification scam
The City Attorney's Office announced Monday it is looking for homeowners who might have been charged upfront for unfulfilled loan modification services by Nations Mortgage Solutions, whose owner was recently prosecuted.
Attorney pleads guilty in secret filming case
A North County defense attorney pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges stemming from his secret filming of women at an Escondido tanning salon last year.
Australia's attorney general condemns as unacceptable a surge in young Aboriginal prisoners
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's attorney general on Tuesday condemned as unacceptable the burgeoning number of young Aboriginal prisoners that a parliamentary report branded a "national crisis."
Attorney Guy Roemer announces bid for NYS Supreme Court spot
An attorney from Watervliet has announced his candidacy for New York State Supreme Court in the Third Judicial District.
Williamson County attorney wants public hearing for grievances against her
Williamson County attorney wants public hearing for grievances against her
Lawyer: Mubarak Has Cancer
CAIRO: Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak is suffering from cancer, his defense lawyer said on Monday, citing a medical report to assess whether the former leader is fit enough to face trial.
Attorney General: Pulaski takeover shouldn't affect case
The Pulaski County school district's efforts to restore state funding for desegregation programs should be allowed to continue, even though the state now controls the district, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin...