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Pell City creates city attorney position
PELL CITY — The council approved to established a new full-time city attorney position, but failed to establish a salary for the new position. In a 3-2 vote the council established a new full-time city attorney position.
Lawyer: Teenage UK hacking suspect is autistic
A British teenager accused of mounting computer attacks against a series of websites is autistic and should be released on bail, his lawyer said Saturday.
Lawyer: British teenager accused of playing role in hacking attacks is autistic, should bailed
LONDON - A British teenager accused of mounting computer attacks against a series of websites is autistic and should be released on bail, his lawyer said Saturday.
Deduct This: History of the Tax Attorney's Fees Deduction
Wait? You mean that you didn't know that there was such a thing as the tax attorney's fees deduction?Well, perhaps that's because it's not actually called the tax attorney's fees deduction. Tax attorneys like me just like to call it that. It's technically part of the Job Expenses and Certain Miscellaneous Deductions subject to the 2% floor and it can be found at line 23 on Schedule A (downloads ...
Deduct This: History of the Tax Attorney's Fees Deduction
Wait? You mean that you didn?t know that there was such a thing as the tax attorney?s fe
DC's US Attorney makes cold cases a key priority
Delonta Kelsey was shot dead five years ago behind the steering wheel of his car as he drove near Howard University with friends in the middle of the night. A brand-new father nicknamed "Scooter," he was four days shy of his 18th birthday, looking toward graduation at Cardozo Senior High School, passionate about rap music and intrigued by a future in emergency medical services.
Lawyer: Ricky's dad still key to trial
• Lisa Holland's murder trial continues today before Ingham County Circuit Judge Paula Manderfield. Lisa Holland's husband, Tim, is expected to complete his testimony.
Attorney: China frees 4 detained associates of dissident Ai Weiwei
Four detained associates of China's recently imprisoned dissident artist Ai Weiwei have been released by the Communist government, Ai's lawyer told CNN Saturday.
DC's US Attorney makes cold cases a key priority
Delonta Kelsey was shot dead five years ago behind the steering wheel of a car as he drove near Howard University with friends in the middle of the night. A brand-new father nicknamed "Scooter," he was four days shy of his 18th birthday, looking toward graduation at Cardozo Senior High School, passionate about rap music and intrigued by a future in emergency medical services.
Lauren Spierer's Roommate Doesn't Have a Lawyer
COMMENTARY | The news about Lauren Spierer, missing since June 3, is that there is very little news.
U.K. hacking suspect has autism, lawyer says
In arguing for bail, defense claims Ryan Cleary, 19, accused of serious cyberattacks, has Asperger's and agoraphobia
Lawyer questions sealing warrants
A lawyer for the N.C. Press Association does not believe prosecutors provided strong enough reasons for asking a judge to seal the search warrant in the case of a 16-year-old Currituck County teen accused of fatally stabbing her newborn daughter.
Raleigh lawyer to head N.C. Bar
Raleigh lawyer Martin H. Brinkley was to be installed as president of the N.C. Bar Association at its annual meeting Saturday evening.
Ryan Cleary, alleged hacker, has Asperger's, lawyer says
The 19-year-old, said to be connected to the LulzSec hacking group, remains in custody after bail was granted. His lawyer says Cleary also has agoraphobia, the BBC reports.
Attorney General clarifies plan for fireworks at holiday party
At first it appeared that Attorney General Gary King might be openly defying Gov. Susana Martinez — not to mention state fire officials. An invitation to a July 3 party at the personal residence of the attorney general and his wife, Yolanda, told potential guests to expect "BBQ and Fireworks."
Bukidnon lawyer, 3 others arrested by PDEA agents
A Bukidnon lawyer was arrested by members of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operatives last week for selling 0.2 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) to an agent posing as buyer, the PDEA said Sunday.
Illinois Accident Lawyer Supports Chicago Police Clampdown on Unsafe Bicyclists
A recent sting operation scolding bicyclists for breaking road rules reinforces the need for bicycle and motor vehicle safety, says Illinois personal injury lawyer Michael P. Schostok. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2011 Chicago police warned bicyclists to obey traffic laws in a recent sting operation at one of the city’s busiest downtown intersections, according to an article in the Chicago ...
Editorial: Jim Robinson -- a lawyer whose example others sought to copy
At its worst, YouTube is a mind-numbing procession of bloopers and stupid pet tricks -- the residue of a culture whose every mundane moment is now memorialized forever on video. But every once in a while, you find something there that gives you goose bumps.
NY Mesothelioma Lawyer: Veterans Exposed To Asbestos Deserve Just Compensation
Because of mesothelioma’s long latency period, many World War II, Korea and Vietnam veterans may now be discovering the impact of asbestos exposure, New York mesothelioma lawyer Joseph W. Belluck says. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2011 A recently released study shines light on the devastating effect of mesothelioma on veterans who served from World War II through the Vietnam era, New York ...
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.
Iowa lawyer asks judge to dismiss professor's suit
The Associated Press The Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa A lawyer representing the University of Iowa is asking a judge to dismiss all or parts of a lawsuit filed by a radiology professor who has made claims of discrimination and retaliation. Assistant attorney general George Carroll wrote in a motion Friday the university, the Department of Radiology, the Board of Regents and the university ...
Pittsburgh Attorney Talks About The Poplawski Verdict
Attorney Bob Del Greco explains the verdict and what it means for Richard Poplawski.
Bukidnon lawyer, 3 others nabbed by PDEA agents
A Bukidnon lawyer was arrested by members of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operatives last week for selling 0.2 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) to an agent posing as buyer, the PDEA said Sunday.
Fox Valley lawyer: Not all divorces have to be nasty
June may be the most-popular month for weddings, but it also sets the stage for many of the divorces that follow. A lawyer from Lake in the Hills says the Collaborative Divorce process eliminates some of the nastiness and expense of traditional divorce.
CIDG lawyer may be out of Ella Joy case
Now that the case against Bella Ruby Santos and her boyfriend Ian Charles Griffiths has been elevated from the prosecutors’ office, lawyer Inocencio dela Cerna, the counsel of the Criminal Investigation and Detective Group (CIDG), may no longer be acting as counsel for the prosecution.
Iowa Lawyer Asks Judge to Dismiss Professor's Suit
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A lawyer representing the University of Iowa is asking a judge to dismiss all or parts of a lawsuit filed by a radiology professor who has made claims of discrimination and retaliation.
Lawyer loses appeal over bus lane fine
Auckland barrister Nigel Cooke, one of thousands of motorists caught driving in bus lanes, has lost a High Court appeal after arguing he was unaware cars were not allowed there.He took an appeal on three grounds after JPs ordered...
Lawyer nabbed for possession of illegal drugs
A PRACTICING lawyer, who sidelines as drug pusher, was arrested in his office by elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for selling one plastic sachet containing 0.2 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride, or shabu, to a poseur buyer. read more
Dacer family: Michael Ray is stonewalling
The lawyer of the Dacer family said the statements of former Senior Superintendent Michael Ray Aquino are “difficult” to believe, accusing him of stonewalling to curtail the truth in the 2000 murders of Salvador "Bubby" Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito.
Attorney wants St. George double murder hearings closed
A defense attorney concerned that publicity might taint a jury pool asked a state judge to bar the public and the press from pre-trial hearings in a double murder case.
Casey’s Dysfunctional Lawyer
Diane Dimond on how the accused child murderer’s attorney has earned the judge’s ire—and might sink her case.
Texas finally to see U.S. attorney selections
WASHINGTON - After two years of missteps and partisan bickering among Texas lawmakers, President Barack Obama is poised to soon nominate candidates to fill several U.S. attorney vacancies in the state.
Westport Lawyer's Website Tracks Golf Disputes
A website started by a Westport lawyer tracks golf-related disputes. WESTPORT, Conn. – Next time you play a round of golf, be sure to keep your temper in check.
Lawyer says SC guidelines on live coverage of Ampatuan Massacre trial repressive
MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews) – Malacañang as well as groups monitoring the Ampatuan Massacre trial may have expressed appreciation of the Supreme Court decision allowing live media coverage of the trial. But an associate of a law firm handling the case for some of the victims’ families said the guidelines [for the coverage] appear to impinge on the rights of the editors to decide on what part of ...
Angola: Deputy Attorney-General Works in Namibe District
The Deputy Attorney General, Pascoal Joaquim, is paying on Friday a working visit to Namibe district, to learn about the functioning of the justice sector, in the ambit of his tour to the south-west province with the same name.
New Mexico politics analysis: Attorney General King fighting to stay in politics
SANTA FE -- State Attorney General Gary King, part of a government dynasty in New Mexico, made it clear last week that he is fighting for his political life.
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.
Revealed: Lawyer who wins payouts for prisoners has received £2m in legal aid in four years
EXCLUSIVE: The lawyer who helped Scotland's criminals win bumper compensation payouts has raked in more than £2million in legal aid over four years.
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.
Los Angeles Injury Attorney Gerald Marcus Becomes Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Los Angeles personal injury lawyer Gerald L. Marcus is pleased to announce his recent membership with the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Since 1987, Gerald L. Marcus has been representing personal injury victims and their families throughout the greater Los Angeles area, providing compassionate and personalized service in their time of need. He has targeted ...
School Outside of San Antonio Wins the Southwest Regional Lawyer Academy Viral Video Contest
The First Baptist Academy in Universal City Texas was recently announced as the winner of the first annual Viral Video Scholarship Contest created by the American Lawyer Academy. The contest was created as a community service project to help educate the public on safe driving practices. The Southwest region was sponsored by the Husband and Wife Law Team who practice personal injury and wrongful ...
Attorney Mitch Furman Launches New Website
Chicago lawyer Mitch Furman raises his online profile with fresh new site targeting Chicago area residents.Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Those who are searching the web for a criminal defense attorney are usually extremely concerned about their future and need immediate help. Attorney Mitch Furman’s new site presents his practice as the professional and aggressive defense lawyer that he is ...
Newark Personal Injury Law Firm Mendelsohn Law Launches New Website Targeting Newark Area
Attorney Mendelsohn takes action to make his firm more accessible online with a new site from Scorpion Design.Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 There are many individuals throughout the areas of Newark, Bloomfield, Irvington, Belleville, Livingston, West Orange, East Orange and Roseland who need the support of a skilled Newark personal injury lawyer to assist them in recovering compensation after ...
Syracuse lawyer portrays client as Good Samaritan, not assailant
Prosecutor has a different view.
Court-appointed lawyer at issue in Whitey Bulger case
BOSTON - The judge who will preside over the case against Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger has ordered prosecutors...
Lawyer: Tymoshenko did not sign protocol on completing examination of Kyoto case due to absence of investigator
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko did not sign on Saturday a protocol on completing the examination of a criminal case regarding the use of funds allocated to Ukraine under the Kyoto Protocol due to the absence of Prosecutor General's Office investigator Oleksandr Nechvohlod in his office, Tymoshenko's lawyer Serhiy Vlasenko has said.
Morristown Personal Injury Lawyer Cautions About Holiday Fireworks Dangers
Brack Terry of the East Tennessee personal injury law firm of Terry, Terry & Stapleton says Fourth of July fireworks are not for kids and should be left to professionals.Morristown, TN (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 The highpoint of summer can easily turn tragic if fireworks safety is overlooked during Independence Day celebrations, Morristown personal injury attorney F. Braxton “Brack” Terry said this ...
Lawyer: Top court acquits Playboy Indonesia editor
JAKARTA, Indonesia » Playboy Indonesia's former editor, serving a two-year prison sentence for publishing pictures of scantily clad women, has been acquitted by the Supreme Court, his lawyer said Friday. The long-running case has highlighted the growing militancy of a vocal fringe seeking the implementation of Islamic-based laws in Indonesia, a moderate democracy that is the world's most ...
Jefferson County commissioners meet privately with Alabama attorney general, state finance director
Jefferson County officials, Alabama finance director, AG meet in private
Attorney Mitch Furman Launches New Website
Chicago lawyer Mitch Furman raises his online profile with fresh new site targeting Chicago area residents.