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Lawyer in Bersih tee arrested
Stephanie Sta Maria Emeric Teo was having a drink at a Starbucks outlet in Kuching when some 30 policemen confronted him. A week has passed since the Bersih 2.0 rally but the arrests continue. Emeric Teo, a lawyer, was picked up in Kuching this morning for wearing a yellow Bersih 2.0 T-shirt in public. Teo [...]
O'Donnell attorney: Feds should investigate CREW
An attorney for Christine O'Donnell, the tea party favorite who lost a U.S. Senate bid in Delaware last year, is asking federal prosecutors to investigate the head of a group that filed a complaint last fall alleging O'Donnell had illegally spent campaign money.
Election Profiles: District 16 District Attorney
The District 16 District Attorney represents Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee and Oktibbeha Counties, but the race is a Lowndes County affair. Current District Attorney Forrest Allgood, a lifelong Lowndes citizen, is facing two Columbus attorneys.
Lawyer retained to fight cell tower
OCEAN TOWNSHIP — T-Mobile's proposal to erect a 100-foot wireless communications tower at Wayside United Methodist Church has prompted residents of the nearby Rolling Meadows senior community to hire a lawyer. "It doesn't have any business being in a residential zone," sa
Lawyer: Enfield man can’t recall ‘Late Show’ theater episode
The lawyer for an Enfield native charged with smashing glass doors and breaking into the New York City theater where David Letterman tapes his show said the man was drunk and doesn’t recall the incident.
Tolland lawyer faces discipline, suit over threats
A lawyer broke a contract and committed fraud and an unfair trade practice when he failed to pay $5,000 of the price of a fireplace and chimney renovation in his Tolland home, then responded to the contractor’s attempts to collect by demanding $10,000 and accusing the contractor of improprieties.
Burlington lawyer faces reprimand over dating conflict
MONTPELIER — A Burlington lawyer violated professional conduct rules by hiding her romantic relationship with the estranged husband of a woman who’d hired her firm to handle a divorce but shouldn’t be suspended or disbarred for it, the Vermont Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Divorce lawyer's not at home
A bitter split between divorce lawyers has turned the offices of one of the city's top matrimonial firms into a house of misery. Norman...
2G case lawyer under scanner for misconduct
the Bar Council has summoned Vijay Aggarwal on July 22 to explain as to how could he indulge in two professions.
Attorney recognized for child advocacy
Photo courtesy of the Office of the Texas Attorney General - First Assistant Attorney General Daniel Hodge presents the ‘Assistant Attorney General of the Year’ award to Rebecca Wadas at the Statewide Assistant Attorneys General Conference in Austin.
Lawyer had dual role in deal that cost Weld, Adams farmers water rights
It was supposed to be a can't-miss deal. Coming off a devastating drought in 2002, farmers in Adams and Weld counties would get to keep their coveted irrigation water while positioning themselves to someday sell it to cities and developers.
New attorney to be assigned to Vandergriff
KINGMAN — A Bullhead City murder suspect is getting a new attorney and possibly a new judge. Flagstaff attorney Steve Glazer withdrew from the murder case of Jonathan Edward Vandergriff, citing a conflict in the case. Glazer reportedly defended Vandergriff’s former girlfriend in an earlier case.
As Casey Anthony Is Released, Local Attorney Questions Media Frenzy Around Trial
A Philadelphia defense attorney says death penalty murder trials begin and end every day across the country without the media scrutiny the Casey Anthony Case has received. He says this may lead to a distorted view of the justice system.
Obama chooses former Ohio Attorney general to head consumer protection bureau
The White House announced Sunday that President Obama will nominate Richard Cordray, the former attorney general of Ohio, to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which opens Thursday.
Ex Ohio attorney general to lead consumer bureau
President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Richard Cordray to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the White House announced Sunday.
Egypt's ex-president in coma, lawyer says
Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted in February, has fallen into a coma, his lawyer said today, although state television said the hospital director had denied the report.
Lawyer faces reprimand over dating conflict
MONTPELIER — A Burlington lawyer violated professional conduct rules by hiding her romantic relationship with the estranged husband of a woman who’d hired her firm to handle a divorce, but shouldn’t be suspended or disbarred for it, the Vermont Supreme Court ruled Friday. ... - By LISA RATHKE The Associated Press
Former Ohio Attorney General Picked to Lead Consumer Agency
In picking Richard Cordray, President Obama passed over Elizabeth Warren, who drew strong opposition from Republicans.
Mubarak's lawyer says ex-president suffered stroke
Hosni Mubarak's lawyer said Sunday that the ousted Egyptian president suffered a stroke and is in a coma. However a top medical official with knowledge of his condition denied the report and said Mubarak was stable.
Lawyer: Mubarak in coma
Egypt’s ousted President Hosni Mubarak has fallen into a coma, his lawyer said on Sunday. “I was informed about the sudden deterioration in Mubarak’s health and I am now on my way to Sharm el-Sheikh. All that I know so far is that the president is a full coma,” Mubarak’s lawyer Farid el-Deeb told Reuters.
Lawyer: Mubarak suffers stroke, in coma
Hosni Mubarak's lawyer and state television are reporting that the ousted Egyptian president has suffered a stroke and is in a coma.
Lead doctor says Mubarak did not have stroke
Mubarak's lawyer Farid el-Deeb said earlier that he had a stroke and was in a coma. Hosni Mubarak's lead doctor denied Sunday that the ousted Egyptian president had suffered a stroke or was in a coma, as Mubarak's lawyer claimed.
Lawyer says Egypt's Mubarak in coma, but TV denies it
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian former President Hosni Mubarak, hospitalised since April and due to stand trial in August, is in a coma, his lawyer said on Sunday, although state television said the hospital director had denied the report.
Lawyer says Egypt's Mubarak in coma, but TV denies it
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian former President Hosni Mubarak, hospitalised since April and due to stand trial in August, is in a coma, his lawyer said on Sunday, although state television said the hospital director had denied the report.
Ex Ohio attorney general to lead new consumer bureau
President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Richard Cordray to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the White House announced Sunday.
Lawyer says Egypt's Mubarak in coma, TV denies
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak,hospitalised since April and due to stand trial in August, is in a coma, his lawyer said on Sunday, although the state news agency MENA cited a hospital official as denying the report.
Former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray tapped to run U.S. financial protection agency
Cordray will need confirmation from Congress, where critics felt the woman who set up the agency was too liberal and harsh on lenders.
Obama picks former Ohio attorney general to lead consumer agency; Republicans set to oppose
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama intends to nominate former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to lead a new consumer financial protection bureau that was a central feature of a law that overhauled banking regulations.
Lawyer who got vaults of temple opened dead
The lawyer whose long legal battle led to opening of the secret underground vaults of a historic temple here containing treasure, believed to be worth more than $22bn and accumulated over centuries, is no more.
Lawyer wages privacy fight against Apple over tracking
A South Korean lawyer who is an avid user of the iPhone is waging a privacy battle against Apple over the device's tracking capabilities.
Lawyer Subhas to defend Ang
The case will be handled by Mr Anandan and his team of two other lawyers. -myp
Midstate district attorneys consider Pennsylvania attorney general run in 2012
It is highly possible that midstate Republicans will have a familiar face on the ballot in next year’s primary election for attorney general. But just one familiar face.
Obama picks former Ohio attorney general to head consumer agency
President Obama said Sunday that he would nominate Richard Cordray, the former attorney general of Ohio, to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, passing over Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard Law professor who was the driving force behind the agency's creation.
Lawyer says Mubarak in full coma, hospital denies
The lawyer of Egyptian ex-president Hosni Mubarak said Mubarak is in a full coma, but hospital sources denied the statement, state TV said on Sunday. The former president was in a full coma after his health suddenly deteriorated, state TV quoted his lawyer as saying.
The case a lawyer wouldn't give up on
Elvin Gentry had a hand in getting the life sentence of Jennifer Reali commuted, about 20 years after she was convicted of killing her lover's disabled wife in a notorious Colorado case. Defense lawyer Elvin Gentry was walking into the El Paso County courthouse this year as an assistant district attorney was walking out. The prosecutor stopped Gentry to chat about the news that outgoing Gov ...
Lawyer says Egypt's Mubarak in coma, TV denies
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak,hospitalised since April and due to stand trial in August, is in a coma, his lawyer said on Sunday, although the state news agency MENA cited a hospital official as denying the report.
Lawyer Subhas to defend Ang
The case will be handled by Mr Anandan and his team of two other lawyers. -myp
Lawyer's claim that Mubarak is in a coma is contradicted
CAIRO -- Controversy about the deteriorating health of former President Hosni Mubarak reached a new peak Sunday, when his attorney announced he had suffered a stroke and slipped into a coma, only to be contradicted hours later by state TV and hospital officials who said he had had a temporary bout
Lawyer: What's next for Casey Anthony
What legal experts say is next for Casey Anthony.
Hickory death-penalty lawyer is earning the spotlight
Gavel to gavel, Hickory-based defense attorney Lisa Dubs is considered one of North Carolina's best defenders when a life is at stake.
Ex-Ohio attorney general Cordray picked to lead consumer agency
President Barack Obama said Sunday that he would nominate Richard Cordray, the former attorney general of Ohio, to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, passing over Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard law professor who was the driving force behind the agency's creation.
Lawyer Says Mubarak Is in a Coma, but the Report Is Quickly Contradicted
CAIRO -- Conflicting information about the deteriorating health of former President Hosni Mubarak reached a new peak on Sunday, when his lawyer announced he had suffered a stroke and slipped into a coma, only to be contradicted hours later by state television and hospital officials who said he had a temporary bout of low blood pressure.
Lawyer: Enfield man can’t recall ‘Late Show’ theater episode
The lawyer for an Enfield native charged with smashing glass doors and breaking into the New York City theater where David Letterman tapes his show said the man was drunk and doesn’t recall the incident.
Attorney recognized for child advocacy
Photo courtesy of the Office of the Texas Attorney General - First Assistant Attorney General Daniel Hodge presents the ‘Assistant Attorney General of the Year’ award to Rebecca Wadas at the Statewide Assistant Attorneys General Conference in Austin.
Lawyer's claim that Mubarak is in a coma is contradicted
Conflicting information about the deteriorating health of former President Hosni Mubarak reached a new peak Sunday, when his lawyer announced he had suffered a stroke and slipped into a coma, only to be contradicted hours later by state television and hospital officials who said he had had a temporary bout of low blood pressure.
Lawyer: Elaborate plans made to keep Anthony safe
Casey Anthony's whereabouts for her first week of freedom were a closely guarded secret Monday, known only to a select few as she tries to start a new life after being acquitted of killing her daughter. One of her lawyers says an elaborate plan was made to protect her from people with "the lynch-mob mentality."
Court Notebook: Lawyer's brief comment could cost client nearly $1.7 million
Syracuse, NY - A decision to let a nearly $1.7 million medical malpractice verdict stand against a local hospital came down to five words from the hospital’s lawyer at the end of trial: “Okay. All right. Thank you.” Five members...
Anthony Attorney: Start Respecting the Verdict
In an exclusive interview Sunday with Geraldo Rivera on Fox News' Geraldo at Large, Casey Anthony’s attorney, Jose Baez discussed his reaction to the public outrage surrounding the verdict.
Obama to Pick Former Ohio Attorney General for Consumer Post
President Barack Obama said he will nominate former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which opens this week amid continuing political fights about its scope.
Respect the verdict, Casey Anthony lawyer says
The lawyer who defended Casey Anthony has reportedly urged people to start "respecting the jury verdict," after she was found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, prompting a public outcry.