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Casey Anthony to spend time in 'solitude', says attorney
Casey Anthony's civil attorney, Charles Greene, talks about what Casey's life will be like over the next few months.
Rebekah Brooks' lawyer says she is not guilty
The lawyer for Rupert Murdoch's former British chief, Rebekah Brooks, says she is not guilty of any criminal offense, and police face serious questions about why she was arrested on suspicion of phone hacking and bribery.
Lawyer says elaborate plans have been made to keep Casey Anthony safe
ORLANDO, Fla. - 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.
Hacking: Brooks' Lawyer Says She Is Innocent
Rebekah Brooks' lawyer has denied she is guilty of "any criminal offence" as she prepares to appear before a group of MPs investigating the phone-hacking scandal.
Tax Lawyer Son's Help, Priceless?
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder and perhaps value is too.  How much would you pay to have your child take care of you when you're old and infirm?  What if your child gave up practice as a tax lawyer to care for you? Perhaps plenty, but probably not $1.24 million even if your son is a tax lawyer.  That's one lesson from Estate of Olivo v. Commissioner.  The Tax Court considered whether ...
Russia lawyer death: Two suspects
Russian prosecutors launch a criminal investigation into two prison officials over the high-profile death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
Lawyer: Trial of man charged in Ark. soldier's death at recruitment center not a 'whodunit'
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The lawyer for a man charged with capital murder told potential jurors Monday that half their work was already done, acknowledging his client killed one soldier and wounded another during a 2009 attack on an Arkansas military recruiting center.
Brooks’s Lawyer Says Police Must ‘Explain’ Arrest, Questioning
Police must explain why they arrested and interviewed former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks for more than nine hours yesterday without confronting her with any allegations, her lawyer said.
Brooks' lawyer blasts police over her arrest
A lawyer for former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks criticised British police on Monday for her arrest, saying she was not guilty and they had inflicted "serious reputational damage" on her.
Lawyer challenges du Pont's will
The longtime lawyer of late eccentric millionaire John E. du Pont has asked the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas to throw out a challenge to his former client’s will brought by relatives.
Attorney General Bill Schuette faces recall petition drive attempt over medical marijuana claims
The proposed recall language accuses Schuette, a Midland Republican, of "insubordination" of state voters, among other claims, who approved the Michigan medical marijuana program.
U.S. Attorney says nursing home's 'worthless' care led to deaths, injuries
The U.S. Attorney's office announced Monday that it filed a civil complaint alleging that an Er
Burqa lawyer slams verdict
THE lawyer for Muslim woman Carnita Matthews has launched an attack on the magistrate who convicted her of making a false statement about police.
Arlington Hts. honors attorney
Arlington Heights officials today will recognize Village Attorney Jack Siegel for his 50 years of service to the community. His work on the town's behalf includes arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court and negotiating the deal that annexed Arlington Park into the village.
German Attorney Accuses Demjanjuk Of Additional War Crimes
Bavarian prosecutors told the Associated Press that they have opened a new investigation of already convicted John Demjanjuk after a German attorney filed a complaint accusing him of additional war crimes during WWII.
Lawyer: Elaborate plans made to keep Casey Anthony safe
Casey Anthony's whereabouts for her first week of freedom were a closely guarded secret today, 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."
Video: Attorney talks Casey Anthony release, future
In his first interview since his client's release from jail, Civil Attorney Charles Greene says Casey Anthony is both anxious and optimistic about her release. Karen Brown reports on the latest details of Anthony's case.
Lawyer: Casey Anthony All Over Emotional Map
Casey Anthony hasn't been spotted since her release from jail early Sunday but her civil attorney Charles Greene says she is an emotional mess following her acquittal in the death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, CBS News Correspondent Karen Brown reported.
News Corp taps UK lawyer to chair standards panel
News Corp. has chosen a senior British lawyer to chair its Management and Standards Committee created in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal.
Lawyer: Elaborate plans made to keep Anthony safe
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Casey   Anthony's whereabouts for her first days 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 said an elaborate plan was made to ...
Two Former Prison Doctors in Russia Face Charges in Detained Lawyer’s Death
Twenty months after a 37-year-old lawyer died in detention after requesting medical care, authorities announced that criminal cases have been launched against two former prison doctors.
Lawyer on NDI guidance: FDA is trying to ‘dismantle’ DSHEA
Speaking to NutraIngredients-USA.com on Friday, Wes Siegner, a director at Washington DC-based legal firm Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, said: “ The bottom line is that the FDA is trying to dismantle the legislation [Dietary Supplements Health and Education Act or DSHEA].
Tax Lawyer Son's Help, Priceless?
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder and perhaps value is too. ??How much would you pay to have
Attorney Victorious Against NAACP
A Houston attorney has won her case against the NAACP Houston Branch after she filed a federal complaint against the organization.
Attorney General seeks execution date for Tommy Arthur
The Alabama Attorney General's Office has asked the Alabama Supreme Court to set an execution date for death row inmate Tommy Arthur.
News Corp. Says Lawyer to Lead Internal Probe
News Corp. (NWSA) appointed Anthony Grabiner, a U.K. lawyer and chairman of retailer Arcadia Group Plc, to lead an internal probe into phone hacking at its News of the World newspaper.
Casey Anthony's attorneys mum on her whereabouts
ORLANDO, Fla (Reuters) - An attorney for Casey Anthony would not confirm on Monday whether his client boarded a plane after her swift weekend exit from jail but said "elaborate plans" were required to keep her safe.
Michigan attorney general latest recall target
Attorney General Bill Schuette (SHOO'-tee) is the latest high-profile Michigan Republican targeted for a recall effort.
DUI: When to call a lawyer
A DUI starts with flashing lights and almost always ends with a series of very large checks.
Pacman's attorney enters not-guilty plea
Ed Perry, the attorney for Cincinnati Bengal Adam Jones, filed a written plea of not guilty for his client Monday, more than a week after Jones' arrest.
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."
Lawyer: Elaborate Plans Made to Keep Anthony Safe
Lawyer says elaborate plans have been made to keep Casey Anthony safe
Obama nominates Ohio's ex-attorney general to lead consumer bureau
President Obama nominated Richard Cordray on Monday to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an independent agency set to launch on Thursday.
Power of attorney theft underreported, police say
Police say they've laid their first-ever charge in the case of someone using power of attorney authority to clean out a relative's bank account in Windsor, Ont.
Michigan attorney general is latest recall target
MIDLAND — Attorney General Bill Schuette (SHOO’-tee) is the latest high-profile Michigan Republican targeted for a recall effort.
Lawyer awarded $100,000 by B.C. Human Rights Tribunal for discrimination
Vancouver lawyer Peter Mokua Gichuru has been awarded almost $100,000 after the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal found that the Law Society of B.C. discriminated against him because he suffered from mental disability.
Lawyer Faces Suspension over Racy Craigslist Ad
An Illinois attorney disciplinary committee has recommended that a lawyer be suspended from the bar for a year for posting a racy job ad on Craigslist.
Attorney: Former Pickens Chief, City Reach Settlement Deal
Former Chief Tommy Ellenburg resigned after being suspended for using racial slurs.
Longtime city attorney retires; runs for council
Friday Bob Ward was the city attorney for Burlington. Monday morning he was a candidate for city council.Ward, 68, retired as city attorney Friday, ending a 39-year career handling the city's legal affairs. Monday he filed for one of the two available seats up for election in November for...
Attorney says Piper sorry for role in 2000 killing
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) _ The attorney for an Alaska man facing the death penalty for his role in the killing of a 19-year-old South Dakota man says his client's life should be spared because he is sorry for his actions.
Lawyer awarded $100,000 by B.C. Human Rights Tribunal
Vancouver lawyer Peter Mokua Gichuru has been awarded almost $100,000 after the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal found that the Law Society of B.C. discriminated against him because he suffered from a mental disability.
Attorney: Piper Sorry For Role In 2000 Killing
The attorney for an Alaska man facing the death penalty for his role in the killing of a 19-year-old South Dakota man says ...
Lawyer handed $100K award for discrimination
The Law Society of B.C. has been ordered to pay a lawyer more than $100,000 for discriminating against him because of his clinical depression.
Unions Ask N.Y. Attorney General to Stop Lincoln Center Getaway
The move, the unions asserted, would violate agreements approved by the state allowing City Opera management to borrow $24 million from its endowment to cover operating costs at Lincoln Center.
Lawyer: Trial in Ark. soldier death not 'whodunit'
An attorney for a man charged with capital murder told potential jurors Monday that half their work was already done, acknowledging his client killed one soldier and wounded another during a 2009 attack at an Arkansas military recruiting center.
Lawyer: Trial in US soldier death not 'whodunit'
An attorney for a man charged with murder on Monday acknowledged his client killed one soldier and wounded another during a 2009 attack at a military recruiting center meant as retaliation for U.S. military action in the Middle East.
Lawyer: Trial of man charged in US soldier's death at recruitment centre not a 'whodunit'
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - An attorney for a man charged with murder on Monday acknowledged his client killed one soldier and wounded another during a 2009 attack at a military recruiting centre meant as retaliation for U.S. military action in the Middle East.
District Attorney: Police shooting not justified
The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office has ruled that an officer involved shooting was "not" justified.
District Attorney: Police shooting not justified
A West Valley City police officer wasn't justified when he opened fire at a vehicle fleeing the scene of an accident, prosecutors said Monday.
City attorney: 'In anticipation' of litigation
After almost three years of secret and apparently unsuccessful discussions with the Biltmore’s managing company over its failure to pay Coral Gables the hotel’s rent, the city attorney’s office says, for the first time, that the city is “in anticipation” of litigating the thorny multimillion debt.