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Lawyer: CA toddler crawled in oven while dad slept
The lawyer for a San Mateo County man charged with child abuse after his son was burned in an oven says the 17-month-old climbed inside the appliance while his father slept.
Lawyer: Toddler Crawled In Oven While Dad Slept
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- The lawyer for a San Mateo County man charged with child abuse after his son was burned in an oven says the 17-month-old climbed inside the appliance while his father slept.
Attorney: Baby crawled into oven
The attorney for a San Mateo Co. man said his son crawled into a hot oven while the man napped.
Attorney general meets S Korean leader
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak yesterday met in Seoul HE the Attorney General Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri who is also chairman of the third session of member-countries of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, on the occasion of the convening of the fourth World Summit of Prosecutors General, Attorneys General and Chief Prosecutors, hosted by Korea from June 30 and July 1.
Lawyer and family back hotel maid
The integrity of the 32-year-old maid who claims Dominique Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her has been robustly defended by her family and lawyers.
Lawyer: San Mateo Toddler Crawled In Oven As Dad Slept
The lawyer for a San Mateo County man charged with child abuse after his son was burned in an oven says the 17-month-old climbed inside the appliance while his father slept.
Rocket's lawyer makes out pitch
Anna Nicole Smith sobbed loudly as she sat on the witness stand in a Texas courtroom and expressed her undying love for her deceased husband, J. Howard Marshall, tearfully clutching a photograph of the dead oil tycoon to her famously ample alabaster bosom.
Lawyer tells East Berlin to leave Teal alone
The lawyer for an East Berlin Borough Council candidate said his client is not in violation of borough codes and does not need to apply for an occupancy permit for her West King Street residence, which also serves as her business.
Attorney agrees to suspended license
Local attorney Barbara Transki said she “does not disagree” with a June 23 “Published Order Finding Misconduct and Imposing Discipline” from the Indiana Supreme Court, which has suspended her license for not fewer than six months without automatic reinstatement beginning Aug. 5.
Lawyer faces additional charges in 'Ponzi' scheme
A Bala Cynwyd lawyer already charged in Montgomery County court with operating a “Ponzi” scheme that bilked unwitting investors out of millions now faces federal allegations that he defrauded a dozen more victims.
Attorney general scores multiple victories
ATLANTA — Sam Olens is on a roll. The state’s new attorney general has been in office less than seven months after being swept along with the tidal wave that gave Republicans control of every state...
Westport attorney blogs of golf and law
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — There's a lot more behind a round of golf than sharing a few hours with friends navigating a bucolic course. There's a whole industry, in fact, and a Westport lawyer discusses litigation that often occurs around the game on his new blog, www.golfdisputeresolution.com.
Lawyer seeks dismissal over woman's cremated remains
A judge will consider dismissing a murder charge against a man found with a bag of bones after his attorney argued Tuesday that evidence in the case was destroyed.
Lawyer: UNM taking 'drastic steps' against ex-president
A lawyer for a well-known political-science professor arrested in an online-hooker case says The University of New Mexico has unjustly banned his client from campus on the basis of accusations by confidential informants.
Lawyer: UNM taking 'drastic steps' against ex-president
A lawyer for a well-known political-science professor arrested in an online-hooker case says The University of New Mexico has unjustly banned his client from campus on the basis of accusations by confidential informants.
Attorney William C. Saturley Joins Preti Flaherty’s Concord, NH Office
Preti Flaherty announced today that attorney William C. Saturley has joined the firm as a Director and will practice with the Litigation Group from the Concord, NH office.Concord, NH (PRWEB) July 03, 2011 Preti Flaherty announced today that attorney William C. Saturley has joined the firm as a Director and will practice with the Litigation Group from the Concord, NH office. Saturley was ...
Lawyer: genocide suspect Ratko Mladic to boycott war crimes tribunal session
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic plans to boycott Monday's hearing at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, where he is scheduled to enter pleas to the genocide and other charges he faces, his Serbian lawyer said.
Lawyer faces additional charges in 'Ponzi' scheme
A Bala Cynwyd lawyer already charged in Montgomery County court with operating a “Ponzi” scheme that bilked unwitting investors out of millions now faces federal allegations that he defrauded a dozen more victims.
Lawyer: Mladic to boycott court appearance
Former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic plans to boycott Monday's hearing at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, where he is scheduled to enter pleas to the genocide and other charges he faces, his Serbian lawyer said.
Lawyer: Mladic to boycott hearing
Former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic plans to boycott Monday's hearing at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, where he is scheduled to enter pleas to the genocide and other charges he faces, his Serbian lawyer said.
Lawyer: Mladic to boycott court appearance
Former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic plans to boycott Monday's hearing at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, where he is scheduled to enter pleas to charges including genocide, his Serbian lawyer said.
Mladic 'won't appear in court on Monday': lawyer
Ex-Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic has refused to reappear before a UN war crimes court to plead to charges for his role in the 1992-95 Bosnian war, including genocide, a lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer: Toddler crawled in oven while dad slept
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The lawyer for a San Mateo County man charged with child abuse after his son was burned in an oven says the 17-month-old climbed inside the appliance while his father slept. Defense attorney Mara Feiger told jurors Friday that 20-year-old Gregory Colver Jr. of Daly City falsely confessed to holding the child in the 425-degree oven in order to teach him about its ...
Senate confirms lawyer's new role
Local lawyer Web Heidelberg will be putting his love of history and historic preservation to use in a new role.
Attorney, Activist Wedekind Dies At 85
Carl Wedekind, an attorney who represented the first man executed in Kentucky in 35 years, has died. He was 85.
Anthony's attorney concedes she lied about friends
Casey Anthony's attorney conceded that she lived in a fantasy world that included about a dozen imaginary friends and associates that she used to cover up her 2-year-old daughter Caylee's death.
Attorney outburst during Casey Anthony closing arguments
Jurors in the Casey Anthony murder trial are hearing closing arguments and could soon begin deliberations.
Bob Norman: RRA Lawyer Suspended From State Attorney's Office
Another attorney who worked for Scott Rothstein has gotten in trouble -- but a top prosecutor says it has nothing to do with the former Ponzi schemer's firm.
W. Dundee attorney might admit theft
A West Dundee attorney accused of stealing some $210,000 from his clients could admit his guilt in the case later this summer.
Attorney: Police Commanders Retaliated Against Officer
Contends Denial Of Transfer Linked To Sex Harassment Lawsuit Against Force Follow Your Town News On The Courant's New Britain Facebook Page One of the female officers suing the police department over alleged sexual harassment is now pursuing a complaint that she was unfairly denied a transfer — just nine days after going to court.
Attorney: Police Commanders Retaliated Against Officer
Contends Denial Of Transfer Linked To Sex Harassment Lawsuit Against Force Follow Your Town News On The Courant's New Britain Facebook Page One of the female officers suing the police department over alleged sexual harassment is now pursuing a complaint that she was unfairly denied a transfer — just nine days after going to court.
Perth lawyer in court over wife's murder
Prominent Perth lawyer Lloyd Rayney has made his first appearance in the Supreme Court after pleading not guilty to murdering his wife Corryn in 2007.
Perth lawyer in court over wife's murder
Prominent Perth lawyer Lloyd Rayney has made his first appearance in the Supreme Court after pleading not guilty to murdering his wife Corryn in 2007.
Lawyer, 87, thumbs his nose at age
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- He turns 88 in September, but Arden Curry still practices law from 9 to 5, five days a week. The mind remains razor-sharp, the memory crystal-clear. A descendant of the founders of Cass, he enjoyed an adventurous b...
Lawyer in court over wife's murder
Lawyer Lloyd Rayney has appeared in Court after pleading not guilty to murdering his wife in 2007.
Attorney: Businessman linked to Blagojevich ready for trial
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield businessman William Cellini plans to prove he is innocent of fraud and extortion charges when he goes on trial in October, his attorney, Dan Webb, says.
New Bloomingdale attorney's pay still an issue
The new borough attorney’s pay rate continues to be held up to public scrutiny.
Deputy US Attorney Warns Medical Marijuana Sellers And Distributors
James Cole, Deputy US Attorney general, sent a memorandum aimed at clarifying federal policy regarding medical marijuana. Citing marijuana as a "dangerous drug", his memo made clear the possibility of enforcement action against anybody in the business of growing, selling or distributing marijuana, as well as individuals who knowingly make those activities possible - the message was clear that ...
Defense lawyer: Tunisia ex-president trial invalid
A defense lawyer for the former Tunisian president has described his latest trial as a violation of "practically every criteria for a fair trial."
Lawyer faces additional charges in 'Ponzi' scheme
A Bala Cynwyd lawyer already charged in Montgomery County court with operating a “Ponzi” scheme that bilked unwitting investors out of millions now faces federal allegations that he defrauded a dozen more victims.
Lawyer for Tunisia's Ben Ali says trial in absentia a travesty
A defence lawyer for the former Tunisian president has described his latest trial as a violation of "practically every criteria for a fair trial."
Lawyer faces additional charges in 'Ponzi' scheme
A Bala Cynwyd lawyer already charged in Montgomery County court with operating a “Ponzi” scheme that bilked unwitting investors out of millions now faces federal allegations that he defrauded a dozen more victims.
Former attorney allegedly stole $350K from trust fund
Former Athens Township Solicitor Jeffrey Osmond was arrested Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office on allegations that he mismanaged and stole $350,000 over an eight year period from an autistic man’s trust fund, which he had been appointed to administer following the death of the man’s father.
Lawyer says French novelist to file lawsuit accusing Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape
PARIS - The lawyer for a French novelist says she will file a lawsuit accusing former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape.
Russia: Lawyer Magnitsky wasn't treated in time
Russian investigators admit that a lawyer who uncovered an alleged massive fraud by tax officials and died in prison after those officials arrested him was killed by a lack of medical treatment in jail.
Lawyer says French novelist to file lawsuit accusing Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape
PARIS - The lawyer for a French novelist says she will file a lawsuit accusing former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape.
Russia: Lawyer died from lack of treament in jail
Russian investigators acknowledged Monday that a lawyer imprisoned by Interior Ministry officials after accusing them of stealing $230 million died because of a lack of medical treatment in jail.
Lawyer: French novelist to file complaint accusing Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape
PARIS - A French novelist will file a complaint on Tuesday accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape, her lawyer said, raising the prospect of a new sex assault investigation starting just as the U.S. case against the former International Monetary Fund chief falters.
Newton lawyer creates historic walking tours
Newton resident Barbara Berenson, a senior lawyer at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, describes herself as a lifelong student of...
Iran jails prominent lawyer for 9 years
Iran's hard-line judiciary has sentenced a prominent rights lawyer to nine years in jail and barred him from working as an attorney for 10 years after he was convicted of seeking to overthrow the ruling system.