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Lawyer Hopes Iran May Release U.S. Hikers Soon
The lawyer for the two U.S. nationals detained in Iran on espionage charges has expressed hope that authorities there might free his clients in coming days.
Detained U.S. hikers' Iranian lawyer hopeful of release
A lawyer for two American hikers detained in Iran said Saturday he believes the pair will be released from prison soon, even if Iran finds them guilty of espionage.
Lawyer says 2 Americans held in Iran could be released soon
Two Americans jailed in Iran on charges of espionage could be released after a court hearing slated for Sunday, their lawyer said
Attorney appointed in Janesville child porn case
A Rock County judge appointed an attorney Friday for a Janesville man accused of possessing child pornography.
Lawyer: 2 Americans in Iran Could Be Freed
Lawyer for 2 Americans jailed in Iran on espionage charges says they may be released Sunday
EXCLUSIVE: Conflict claim lodged against district attorney's office
Attorneys for a former Marine accused of killing a French Valley couple have asked a judge to have the Riverside County district attorney's office disqualified from pursuing the case.
Lawyer: Iran might release 2 American hikers
Lawyer: Iran might release 2 American hikers
Lawyer: Iran may free U.S. hikers soon
The two men, charged with espionage, could be sentenced to time served at a hearing today.
Lawyer: Americans in Iran may be freed
TEHRAN, Iran -- Two Americans jailed in Iran on charges of espionage could be released after a court hearing slated for Sunday, their lawyer said.Masoud Shafiei said Saturday the fact that the session in the trial of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal would ...
Attorney's Office paid law firms with crime-fighting money
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office under Andrew Thomas dipped into a pot of money earmarked for fighting racketeering crimes to pay for private civil attorneys representing his office and the Sheriff's Office, a practice that is now raising some unanswered legal questions.
Attorney noted for hard line on DUIs
When Bowling Green Police Department Officer Ronnie Ward walks into Warren District Court to testify against someone he has arrested for driving under the influence, he is confident that Assistant County Attorney Jill Justice is well-prepared for the prosecution.
Michael Haight Las Vegas Injury Attorney Receives Highest Peer Review Rating
Michael Haight of Henness and Haight, one of the top personal injury firms in Las Vegas, has received the highest Martindale-Hubbell Peer review Rating: AV Preeminent. Michael Haight’ peers have ranked him at the highest level of professional excellence.Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 31, 2011 After an extensive and confidential peer review by members of the Bar and Judiciary, Martindale-Hubbell ...
Six years later, district attorney's disappearance is still a mystery
On Monday, a judge reached a conclusion about Ray Gricar, the longtime Centre County district attorney who vanished in 2005.
DSK's ex-lover tells accuser's lawyer he was 'never rough' with her
The lawyer for a maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault called one of his ex-mistresses and asked if he ever got violent during the affair and if she was forced to have an abortion, the woman revealed in an extensive interview. "The questions were truly salacious, surgical. He proposed...
Attorney's Office paid law firms with crime-fighting money
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office under Andrew Thomas dipped into a pot of money earmarked for fighting racketeering crimes to pay for private civil attorneys representing his office and the Sheriff's Office, a practice that is now raising some unanswered legal questions.
Attorney general freezes assets of former Michigan Township trustee and former staff members
LA PORTE — Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller took legal action Thursday against a former township trustee and three former employees of the Michigan Township trustee’s office, seeking to freeze their financial assets while an audit continues into tens of thousands of dollars in salary overpayments or ineligible compensation the four allegedly received.
Attorney: Iranian Court To Rule Soon In Hikers' Case
An Iranian court is scheduled to issue a verdict within a week in the case of a group of American hikers detained in Iran, the hikers' lawyer Sunday.
Attorney: Iranian court to rule within week in American hikers' case
An Iranian court is scheduled to issue a verdict within a week in the case of a group of American hikers detained in Iran, the hikers' lawyer Sunday.
Lawyer: Iran May Free Jailed Hikers
The two US hikers jailed in Iran on suspicion of spying could be released this weekend, the lawyer representing the pair said Saturday.
Three questions: Newark lawyer worked way to the top
A lawyer for McCarter & English worked his way up from an internship.
Peter Falconio still alive, claims lawyer
DISGRACED Melbourne lawyer Andrew Fraser has made the astonishing claim that British backpacker Peter Falconio is alive.
Peter Falconio still alive, claims lawyer
DISGRACED lawyer backs killer's claims that Peter Falconio is not only still alive, but that his girlfriend Joanne Lees "had something to do with it".
Disgraced lawyer makes Falconio claim
A DISGRACED lawyer has made the astonishing claim that British backpacker Peter Falconio is alive - without providing any supporting evidence.
Lawyer for 2 Americans jailed in Iran on espionage charges says verdict to come within a week
TEHRAN, Iran — The lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran on charges of espionage said Sunday the court will announce its verdict within a week, dashing hopes for their immediate release after a final hearing in the case. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, both 29, have been held in Iran’s Evin Prison since shortly after their arrest along the border with Iraq exactly two years ago on Sunday. The ...
Attorney's Office paid law firms with crime-fighting money
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office under Andrew Thomas dipped into a pot of money earmarked for fighting racketeering crimes to pay for private civil attorneys representing his office and the Sheriff's Office, a practice that is now raising some unanswered legal questions.
Verdict Soon for U.S. Hikers Jailed in Iran, Lawyer Says
After hikers held in jail for two years on espionage charges, lawyer says verdict will come this week Blinded Iranian Acid Victim Holds Back Punishment
Lawyer: Iran Will Announce US Hikers Verdict By Next Week
Attorney speaks of signs that might signal impending release of two Americans still in custody
NJ Muslim: From 9/11 detainee lawyer to judge
A lawyer who helped build bridges between Muslims and law enforcement after the Sept. 11 terror attacks is now a family court judge in New Jersey.
Lawyer killed in S.C. pileup
A Lincolnton lawyer and close colleague of outgoing state Rep.
Verdict imminent on U.S. hikers held in Iran, lawyer hopeful for release
The lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran on charges of espionage said Sunday the court will announce its verdict within a week, dashing hopes for their immediate release after a final hearing in the case.
Attorney general freezes assets of former Michigan Township trustee and former staff members
LA PORTE — Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller took legal action Thursday against a former township trustee and three former employees of the Michigan Township trustee’s office, seeking to freeze their financial assets while an audit continues into tens of thousands of dollars in salary overpayments or ineligible compensation the four allegedly received.
Falconio still alive, says lawyer
Lawyer Andrew Fraser claims British backpacker Peter Falconio is still alive, 10 years after disappearing.
Lawyer raises questions over inmate's death
LAS VEGAS - The lawyer for a teenager accused of stabbing his jail cellmate to death with a pencil in Las Vegas...
Civil rights lawyer, federal judge Perry dies
Matthew Perry, a civil rights lawyer who went from sitting in the courtroom balcony waiting for his cases to be heard because he was black to having the federal courthouse in Columbia named in his honor, has died. He was 89.
Attorney Goss helping clients address nursing home costs
Local attorney Michael Goss is opening a new office and a new practice, focusing especially on helping families get financial assistance with nursing home costs yet protect their assets....
Lawyer collecting Falconio 'evidence'
Former lawyer Andrew Fraser, who is collecting fresh evidence to exonerate convicted killer Bradley John Murdoch of the murder of backpacker Peter Falconio, says he will have the basis for an appeal within a year.
Lawyer first, prosecutor second: Nathanael Wright helps people
Nathanael Wright is a lawyer first, a prosecutor second. For this Chatham County assistant district attorney his real work is helping people. Most frequently those are elders who are abused, often by family members or friends. “I’ve always had a sense of justice,” Wright, 41, said. “I’m an attorney by trade. Prosecution is just a job I fell into and I happen to be not so bad at it.” That ...
Attorney general freezes assets of former Michigan Township trustee and former staff members
LA PORTE — Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller took legal action Thursday against a former township trustee and three former employees of the Michigan Township trustee’s office, seeking to freeze their financial assets while an audit continues into tens of thousands of dollars in salary overpayments or ineligible compensation the four allegedly received.
Ex-skinhead seen as stereotype victim by his black lawyer
Black lawyer says his ex-skinhead client is being prosecuted for resisting arrest without regard for his acknowledged schizophrenic and bipolar disorders. When the family of Chad Brian Scott, a heavily tattooed former white supremacist, contacted Milton Grimes seeking legal representation, the veteran black attorney had one initial question: "Do you happen to know my race?"