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Attorney James L. Henry
NEW BEDFORD — Attorney James L. Henry, son of the late James A. Henry and Mary (Belli) Henry and beloved husband of Diana (Arruda) Henry passed on from this life on Monday, July 18, 2011, at home with his family at his side, after a year long...
Attorney seeks $340,000 from Davlin estate
An attorney for the estate of the late Margaret Ettelbrick has filed claims for more than $340,000 against the estate of former Springfield Mayor Tim Davlin, who shot himself in December.
Council asks for city attorney survey
Reviving a battle with City Attorney Carmen Trutanich, the Los Angeles City Council called Tuesday for a study on the possible breakup of the office's civil and criminal divisions.
Barbara Parker named Oakland city attorney
The City Council named Barbara Parker as the new city attorney Tuesday night.The move forestalled a campaign and election on for the position, which has been vacant since John Russo left the job to become Alameda city manager.
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.
Attorney-General outlines cyber security strategy
To protect the nation's digital economy, the Attorney-General has said collaboration and flexibility must be included in the Australian government's cyber security strategy.
Peace Negotiation Formula Created by Lawyer Will Save Billions of U.S. Dollars
Lawyer turned peacemaker and professional mediator Douglas Noll author of the new book ‘Elusive Peace-How Modern Diplomatic Strategies Could Better Resolve World Conflicts’ announces his formula for peace negotiations for the US involvement in Libya and adds an urgent message. “The blueprint I’ve created and explained in Elusive Peace must be used now. ...
Bali Nine lawyer welcomes online campaign
The lawyer for the two Bali Nine members on death row has welcomed a social media campaign to raise awareness about their case.
Bali Nine lawyer welcomes online campaign
The lawyer for the two Bali Nine members on death row has welcomed a social media campaign to raise awareness about their case.
Rooney, lawyer ordered to make amends
Brian Rooney (right) appears in Vermont District Court in Burlington with his lawyer David Sleigh on Friday. / GLENN RUSSELL, Free Press Murder suspect Brian Rooney and his defense attorney have until April 14 to try to repair their relationship before Judge Michael Kupersmith will consider appointing a replacement lawyer, the judge ordered Friday.
Army keeps spy report from Hasan lawyer
FORT HOOD, Texas, July 20 (UPI) -- A key White House report is being kept from the lawyer for the Army psychiatrist charged in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military base, his lawyer says.
Lawyer: Assault on Anwar's guard 'attempted murder'
The lawyer for Fayyahd Afiq Albakqry, a member of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s security detail who was injured while protecting his principal, said they view the action of the police as “causing bodily harm” and “attempted murder” as prescribed under criminal law.
Woman sues divorce lawyer for $14 million
The lawyer for a Calgary woman who split with her common-law husband failed to adequately identify his assets, a $14-million lawsuit claims.
Lawyer says Zaldy to stay in hospital but BJMP orders pullout
(UPDATE 3 - 7:53 p.m.) A lawyer of Zaldy Ampatuan, one of the principal suspects in the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan massacre, said his client will stay for the night at the Philippine Heart Center in Quezon City despite a court order turning down a recommendation for his confinement at the hospital.
Lawyer: Video of Anthony running from plane a hoax
Video that showed a Casey Anthony look-a-like hurrying from a private plane at an Orlando airport was an attempt to play a joke on media outlets that have tried to track down Anthony's whereabouts.
Concord lawyer fined more than $330,000
A Concord attorney and his defunct law firm have been ordered by the state Banking Department to pay more than $330,000 in fines and restitution for modifying mortgages without a license.
Mangudadatu lawyer questions Zaldy's media interviews
One of the private prosecutors in the Maguindanao massacre case is planning to question whether the Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 221 has authorized journalists to interview murder suspect Zaldy Ampatuan in his detention cell in Taguig City.
Lawyer questions Zaldy's media interviews
MANILA, Philippines - The lawyer of Maguindanao Governor Esmael "Toto" Mangudadatu and 25 other complainants in the Maguindanao massacre case is set to file a motion before the sala of Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court branch 221 for the issuance of a show cause order over recent media interviews of Zaldy Ampatuan.
State's attorney race begins
Less than 24 hours after Effingham County State’s Attorney Ed Deters announced he wouldn’t seek a fourth term, a local attorney announced her intention to take his place.
Lawyer: Man charged in Ark. soldier death drove through 3 states looking for someone to attack
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A lawyer for a man accused of killing a soldier outside an Arkansas recruiting center says his client drove through three states looking for someone to attack after seeing video of U.S. military action in the Middle East.
Attorney confident tax debts will be paid
NORTHVILLE - Public comment consumed nearly two hours at the Northville Central School District's reorganizational meeting Tuesday, with the school district attorney fielding questions about back taxes owed by the Hudson River-Black River Regulatin...
Attorney: Warren 'double crossed' topless club VIDEO
City claims renovations exceeded terms of land use variance.
Lawyer: American Detained In Cuba Should Be Freed
A lawyer for a Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba for illegally importing communications equipment to the country says an upcoming hearing will be a chance to reiterate that his client's actions were never a threat to the government.
Hasan attorney might quit case
share: digg facebook twitter KILLEEN — The attorney for Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people here in a post rampage in 2009, is reportedly poised to step down from the case. Fort Hood officials had little to say about the possible change in Hasan's defense team or how it would impact the legal proceedings. “We called the prosecution team and they said that's ...
Lawyer: 'Happy Days' Suit Prompted Checks to Cast
Lawyer for 'Happy Days' actors says studio tried to resolve multimillion suit with $6k checks
Connecticut Attorney General Calls Banks to Meet Over Mortgage Servicing
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is seeking meetings with four U.S. lenders to discuss their foreclosure practices, saying they’re failing to devote sufficient resources to servicing mortgages.
Lawyer says suspect in soldier's death delusional
A man accused of killing a soldier outside an Arkansas recruiting center became delusional after seeing videotape of U.S. military action he believed was targeted at other Muslims and drove through three states looking for someone to attack, his defense attorney told jurors Wednesday.
Attorney Advises Caution For Gay And Lesbian Couples And Marriage
With same sex marriage becoming a reality in New York State this Sunday, an attorney has some advice.
Principal's attorney to address molestation case
The attorney for a private elementary school principal will address allegations that her client groped young girls under his care for at least 15 years.
Lawyer for 'Happy Days' actors says studio tried to resolve lawsuit cheques
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "Happy Days" cast members who filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against CBS over merchandise profits have received checks for a small fraction of the amount they say they are owed, their lawyer said Wednesday.
Attorney: Dodgers shouldn't be forced to accept MLB financing
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Major League Baseball squared off in a Delaware bankruptcy court Wednesday as the team sought court approval of a $150 million financing arrangement that MLB is challenging with a financing offer of its own.
Fort Hood suspect's lead attorney steps down
The lead attorney for the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 rampage at Fort Hood unexpectedly stepped down from the case Wednesday, shortly before Maj. Nidal Hasan was scheduled to be arraigned on charges that include 13 counts of premeditated murder.
Defense Attorney in Fort Hood Shooting Case Takes Leave of Absence
The lead attorney for the accused Fort Hood shooter is taking a leave of absence from the case, withdrawing from the defense team for an undetermined length of time just as Maj. Nidal Hasan was set to appear in court Wednesday. 
Hasan's lead attorney steps down
Attorney John Galligan told The Associated Press he was taking a leave of absence but declined to give reasons. Galligan says he continues to believe Hasan has been treated unfairly.
Attorney general refers Ard investigation to state grand jury
South Carolina's top prosecutor on Wednesday sent an investigation into Lt. Gov. Ken Ard's violations of state ethics laws to the state grand jury, raising the potential for criminal charges against a politician accused of using his campaign account as a personal cash register.
Former U.S. attorney joins GOP primary against Burton
Former U.S. Attorney Susan Brooks today became the third Republican to challenge U.S. Rep. Dan Burton.
News Corp. Lawyer Said at ’09 Trial Marketing Arm Accessed Rival’s Website
News Corp. (NWSA) acknowledged at a 2009 trial over hacking that computers at the company’s U.S. marketing arm were used to access a rival’s password-protected website.
Attorney general refers Ard investigation to state grand jury
South Carolina's attorney general has referred the campaign spending case against Lt. Gov. Ken Ard to the state grand jury.
Attorney: Warren 'double crossed' topless club VIDEO
City claims renovations exceeded terms of land use variance.
Lawyer: Melaku has no grudge against Marines
A former Marine accused of taking potshots at the Pentagon and other military targets with a handgun said his client doesn't harbor any kind of grievance against the Corps, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Lawyer says former Marine accused of taking potshots at Pentagon bore no grudge against Corps
LEESBURG, Va. - A former Marine accused of taking potshots at the Pentagon and other military targets with a handgun said his client doesn't harbour any kind of grievance against the Corps, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Lead defense attorney in Fort Hood shooting trial replaced
Fort Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan has replaced his lead defense attorney, John Galligan, it was revealed Wednesday.
9/11 families to meet with attorney general over phone hacking
Relatives of 9/11 victims will meet with the U.S. attorney general and other Justice Department officials to discuss allegations that a newspaper owned by News Corp. targeted phone conversations and voice mails of victims of the 2001 terrorist attack, a lawyer representing family members said.
Attorney for "Marlo Mike" tries to get confession tossed
Accused murderer Michael Louding, also known as "Marlo Mike," appeared in court for a hearing. His defense lawyer is trying to suppress his confession to police in the murder of Baton Rouge rapper "Nussie."
Lawyer Says Suspect in Soldier's Death Delusional
Lawyer: Man charged in Ark. soldier death drove through 3 states looking for someone to attack
Interim Hillsborough attorney submits compromise budget cut proposal
Hillsborough commissioner Al Higginbotham slammed the county attorney's office last week for failing to submit a slimmer spending plan for fiscal year 2012 more in keeping with cutbacks elsewhere. His call for steeper cuts touched off scuttlebutt that Higginbotham wants to farm work in the office to politically connected firms that make generous campaign contributions. Higginbotham said that is ...
LAWRENCEVILLE: Attorney: Matthew Leili 'has done nothing wrong'
The attorney for Matt Leili, a suspect in the death of his wife, issued a statement late Wednesday claiming his client had done nothing wrong.
Attorney leaves courtroom for mediation
When attorney Nicholas Kraushaar sold his businesses in Monterey County and moved to the desert last year, he took time off to write a book.
Murray's lawyer wants jury sequestered
A lawyer for Michael Jackson's doctor wants his jury sequestered to avoid contamination by TV pundits
Outside lawyer hired to review investigators in Rep. Waters' ethics case
The House Ethics Committee brings on an outside counsel to examine whether its own staff acted improperly while investigating the Los Angeles congresswoman. With its case against Rep. Maxine Waters in turmoil, the House Ethics Committee on Wednesday hired a prominent outside lawyer to examine whether its own staff acted improperly while investigating the veteran Los Angeles congresswoman.