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Attorney: Fear Causes Hit And Run Drivers To Leave The Scene
A Greensboro attorney blames fear for causing hit and run drivers to take off, leaving a victim helpless.
Attorney for Toddler's Family Plans News Conference
An attorney for the family of a 22-month-old who was shot and killed last week held a news conference Friday night.
Attorney representing Bryan Stow's family lashes out at Dodgers' motion to remove judge
LOS ANGELES - The attorney representing the family of Dodger Stadium beating victim Bryan Stow in a lawsuit against the team lashed out today at a Dodgers' decision to have a judge removed from handling the case, calling it a "sleazy" delay tactic.
Attorney general: Fluco Blog can use county seal
The attorney general weighed in on the proper interpretation of Virginia law in a lawsuit between The Fluco Blog owner Bryan Rothamel and Fluvanna County through a brief filed July 14 in Charlottesville’s federal court.
Lawyer quits child-murder case in US
A lawyer for accused New York City child-killer, Levi Aron, has quit, saying he does not have the stomach for the case.
Scorpenes lawyer deported for violating visa, says immigration
A French lawyer who spoke about the Government's purchase of Scorpene submarines has been arrested and deported by the Immigration Department. William Bourdon arrived in Malaysia on Thursday. It is learnt police requested Bourdon's deportation, claiming that he had violated his social visit visa by giving a speech at a dinner in Penang on Thursday night. Bourdon, a lawyer for Suara Rakyat ...
Malaysia deports French lawyer for rights group
A human rights group says the Malaysian government has deported a French lawyer who spoke about an upcoming corruption trial over a $1.2 billion submarine deal.
Attorney for Spierer acquaintance reacts to details of video
Fifty-one days after missing IU student, Lauren Spierer, disappeared an anonymous source claimed in a New York newspaper that he saw surveillance video of Spierer, which may prove the 20-year-old could not have helped a friend home, June 3rd. Fifty-one days after missing IU student, Lauren Spierer, disappeared an anonymous source claimed in a New York newspaper that he saw surveillance video of ...
Attorney to scrutinize East St. Louis school district
The state board has already taken over governance of the school district.
French lawyer in submarine probe deported from Malaysia
Malaysia has deported a French lawyer representing a human rights group in an inquiry into alleged corruption linked to Prime Minister Najib Razak, according to an activist.
Attorney general's opinion may boost bid to prosecute Pinellas, Pasco sweepstakes cafes
By Demorris A. Lee, Times Staff Writer Friday, July 22, 2011 An opinion issued this week by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi may give added muscle to authorities in Pinellas and Pasco counties who have shut down Internet sweepstakes cafes, calling them gambling operations. Bondi concluded the games being operated by a Bay County veterans group were illegal slot machines and violated the state ...
Attorney: U.S. Rep. Rivera Facing Federal Probe
An attorney says his client is being interviewed by federal authorities investigating South Florida U.S. Rep. David Rivera over possible tax evasion.
Attorney: Boater wasn't impaired
A Nebraskan charged in the boating deaths of two North Carolina brothers was not impaired by alcohol during a collision involving a pontoon boat and the boys' tube, the boater's attorney said.
Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney Jonathan Drexler Named “Rising Star”
Jonathan Drexler, a Senior Associate Attorney at the Law Offices of David Drexler, has been named a 2011 "Rising Star" in the field of general personal injury law by Super Lawyers Magazine. ...
Assistant U.S. attorney agrees to suspension over ties to political fund-raisers
Laurie Magid, a former interim U.S. attorney, has agreed to a 100-day suspension for violating federal restrictions on political contributions in connection with fund-raisers for U.S. Rep. Patrick L. Meehan and former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter.
Assistant U.S. attorney suspended for fundraising violation
Assistant U.S. Attorney Laurie Magid will be suspended for 100 days without pay for accepting political contributions for two Republican candidates from two staff members, according to an agreement reached with the U.S. Justice Department and Office of Special Counsel.
Casey Anthony lawyer denies TV deal
José Baez, the lawyer who's suddenly famous for his defense of Casey Anthony, said Friday afternoon that "contrary to recent published reports," he is not negotiating deals for a paid interview with his client.
Casey Anthony lawyer denies TV deal
José Baez, the lawyer who's suddenly famous for his defense of Casey Anthony, said Friday afternoon that "contrary to recent published reports," he is not negotiating deals for a paid interview with his client.
Malaysia deports French lawyer in submarine bribe probe
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities have deported a French lawyer representing a human rights group alleging corruption in the government's $1.2 billion purchase of submarines from French shipbuilder DCNS.
Assistant U.S. attorney agrees to suspension over ties to political fund-raisers
Laurie Magid, a former interim U.S. attorney, has agreed to a 100-day suspension for violating federal restrictions on political contributions in connection with fund-raisers for U.S. Rep. Patrick L. Meehan and former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter.
Attorney: Ridley harassed others
An attorney for Murray County employee Charlene Miles, who has filed a federal sexual harassment lawsuit against former sole commissioner David Ridley and Murray County government, said Ridley knew he had harassed Miles and “we allege others ... and he admitted to doing it in the hours after receiving the EEOC charges.”
Lawyer slams Ottawa's naming of war-crimes suspects
A Quebec immigration lawyer is speaking out against the Canadian government's recent release of photos of 30 suspected war criminals.
Lawyer expected appeal of Turcotte verdict
At least one legal expert isn't surprised the Crown is appealing the verdict given to a Quebec physician who killed his own children.
Haslam sworn-in as assistant U.S. Attorney
Former Adams County Prosecutor Aaron Haslam, who was appointed earlier in the year as co-coordinator of the Ohio Attorney General’s Special Prosecutions Unit, has been sworn-in as special assistant...
Lawyer: Norway Shooting-Bombing Suspect Confesses
Attacks Friday left at least 92 people dead
Attorney disciplined over loan
LINCOLN — The Nebraska Supreme Court issued a public reprimand Friday to a longtime Omaha attorney.
Tristane Banon's attempted rape claim: lawyer reveals meeting with New York hotel maid
The lawyer representing Tristane Banon, the French writer who claims Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her, has spoken of his meeting with the New York hotel maid who also accused the former IMF head.
Norway massacre suspect calls deed necessary: lawyer
OSLO (Reuters) - The man suspected of a gun and bomb attack in Norway has called his deeds atrocious yet necessary, his defense lawyer said on Saturday.
Lawyer: 'Felony stupidity' not a crime
TAMPA, Fla., July 23 (UPI) -- A Florida lawyer for a man who lowered an anchor on a cruise ship while drunk says his client committed "felony stupidity."
Video: Attorney-at-law, rapper at night
Russ Mitchell reports on the extraordinary story of up-and-coming attorney David Kelly, who has an interesting night job - as critically acclaimed rapper Capital D.
AOL attorney's antitrust role questioned
An attorney who represents America Online Time Warner helped the government draft a policy on how to divide antitrust enforcement responsibilities, according to a published report. Joe...
lawyer in New York negotiating with major TV networks for first tell-all'
Jose Baez is allegedly due to meet up with executives from NBC, ABC and CBS over the weekend to determine who will score the first big interview with Anthony.
Lawyer: Norway terror suspect will 'explain himself' Monday
The suspect in the bombing and mass shooting in Norway believed the terrorist attacks were "horrible," but "in his head (they) were necessary," a man who identified himself as the suspect's lawyer told Norwegian broadcaster TV2.
Lawyer says Norway suspect admits attacks
Oslo - The Norwegian man charged with two attacks in Norway that claimed 92 lives has "admitted the circumstances," his lawyer said late Saturday.The suspect has been charged with the ...
Networks hot for Casey lawyer
Casey Anthony's lawyer, Jose Baez, has been living like a king in New York City, eating steak dinners with Matt Lauer and sleeping at...
Attorney: Boater wasn't impaired
A Nebraskan charged in the boating deaths of two North Carolina brothers was not impaired by alcohol during a collision involving a pontoon boat and the boys' tube, the boater's attorney said.
Las Vegas Injury Attorney Mark Henness Named One of the Top Attorneys in Nevada
Mark Henness, of Henness and Haight Injury Attorneys, is now considered one of the top attorneys in Nevada based on extensive research performed by “Super Lawyers”.Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 24, 2011 Mark Henness has been named by Nevada Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Nevada for 2011. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.The selections ...
Lawyer, fines, fees in a drunken-driving case could be $10,000
Consume one too many beers before driving and that last beer may be the most expensive drink of your life. Here's what you can expect if you're convicted: Higher car insurance rates, a permanent criminal conviction, community service, a year on probation or even jail time.
Lawyer: Norway suspect wanted to attack society
The lawyer for the suspect in Norway's bombing and shooting spree says his client wanted to attack Norwegian society in order to change it.
Lawyer: Norway suspect says he acted alone
The man blamed for attacks on Norway's government headquarters and a youth retreat said he was motivated by a desire to bring about a revolution in Norwegian society, his lawyer said Sunday.
Gunman's goal was a revolution in Norway, lawyer says
"From his perspective, he needed to force through a revolution," attorney Geir Lippestad says. Anders Behring Breivik will be arraigned Monday in the twin attacks that left 92 dead. The man blamed for attacks on Norway's government headquarters and a youth retreat said he was motivated by a desire to bring about a revolution in Norwegian society, his lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer: Noreway suspect wanted a revolution
The man blamed for attacks on Norway's government headquarters and a youth retreat said he was motivated by a desire to bring about a revolution in Norwegian society, his lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer: Norway suspect wanted a revolution
The man blamed for attacks on Norway's government headquarters and a youth retreat said he was motivated by a desire to bring about a revolution in Norwegian society, his lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer: Norway Suspect Wanted A Revolution
Norway's King Harald V and his wife, Queen Sonja, and Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg joined mourners at Oslo Cathedral. The crowd spilled into the plaza outside the building. Survivors of the massacre said there were two assailants, and police have said they were looking into those accounts and had not ruled out a second suspect.
Attorney-General: Plane does not belong to Thai govt
The aircraft was impounded by court order upon a request from a German construction company over a business dispute. -The Nation/ANN
Lawyer: Norway suspect wanted anti-Muslim crusade
The man blamed for attacks on Norway's government headquarters and a youth retreat that left at least 93 dead said he was motivated by a desire to bring about a revolution in Norwegian society, his lawyer said Sunday.
US Attorney Now Tweeting
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan has opened a Twitter account to assist in providing the citizens in area communities with information about news, events, and special announcements.
Maid's lawyer slams Strauss-Kahn 'smear campaign'
The lawyer of a maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape has said the ex-IMF chief's team were engaged in a "smear campaign" replete with "baseless" attacks.
Maid's lawyer slams DSK smears
The lawyer of a maid accusing Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape says DSK's team is engaged in a smear campaign.
Lawyer, community leader's advice sought by many during distinguished career
John J. "Jack" Chester served three terms in the Ohio House of Representatives, counseled city-council members, state lawmakers and a president, and represented the famous and powerful in tight situations in court.