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Attorney: Casey Anthony, Parents Haven't Spoken
The attorney representing Casey Anthony's parents said they haven't spoken with their daughter about her acquittal.
Nashville DUI attorney charged with DUI
Defense attorney Ronald Munkeboe, 45, was arrested late Tuesday after nearly running over a Metro police officer as he sped out of a Bellevue gas station.
Boca lawyer brings background in social work to work with elderly
Boca lawyer brings background in social work to work with elderly
LAWYER, TRADER CHARGED WITH HAVING BERSIH T-SHIRTS
KUANTAN, July 6 (Bernama) -- A lawyer and petty trader claimed trial in theSessions Court to having in their possession T-shirts promoting the interests ofan illegal society.Lawyer Mohd Fadzli Mohd Ramly, 33, who is also Tioman PAS deputy director,and trader Abdul Manaf Md Hassan, 41, were each charged with possessing aT-shirt bearing the words "Bersih 2.0 menuntut pilihan raya bersih dan adil ...
Top SC attorney to review Lt Gov Ard's ethics case
Attorney general spokesman Mark Plowden said Tuesday the case would be reviewed to see if it merits criminal prosecution in the future
Attorney faces suspension on charges of misconduct
Ridgecrest family law attorney Robert Francis Carbone could potentially face a stayed suspension and probation, after practicing for over 20 years.
Bulger set to be arraigned in 19 murders; attorney asks judge for more legal help
The court-appointed attorney for gangster James âWhiteyââ Bulger is asking a federal judge to appoint his law partner to help craft a âcutting-edgeââ defense for the South Boston man accused of participating in 19 murders.
New Orleans' Attorney Regina Bartholomew Announces Her Candidacy For Civil District Court Judge
New Orleans, LA (July 6, 2011) -- On June 9, 2011, Regina Bartholomew announced her candidacy for Judge of Civil District Court, Division B. A successful and respected attorney, Bartholomew has a broad background in the law.
Attorney Offers Analysis of Clemens Case
The trial for the perjury case against Major League Baseball Pitcher Roger Clemens is starting up, and Jacob Frenkel, partner at the Shulman Rogers Firm, joins FOX 5 for analysis of the case. 
Lawyer's stroke affects many
Pat Ford, currently in a medically induced coma, has worked tirelessly for the homeless.
Whitey Bulger’s Attorney Wants A Co-Counsel
The court-appointed attorney for Whitey Bulger is asking a judge to appoint his law partner to help him defend Bulger.
Attorney General Schneiderman Targets Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic in North Country
Addressing the growing wave of prescription drug abuse across New York State and in the North Country , Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman proposed legislation to monitor the prescription and dispensing of certain controlled substances. The “Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing Act,” or “I-STOP,” would create an online database, providing doctors and pharmacists with a centralized ...
Vermont attorney general: No perjury by Vermont Yankee officials
Attorney General William Sorrell holds a news conference on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 in Montpelier, Vt. Prosecutors have decided not to charge executives at Entergy Corp. with lying to regulators about the presence of underground piping at its Vermont nuclear power plant.
Attorney files motion for new trial in Doneghy murder case
Sally Wasielewski says in a motion that jurors in Doneghy's trial were allowed to walk freely around downtown Lexington during a June 30 lunch break --after deliberations had begun -- when they should have been kept in a group and accompanied by a court bailiff.
Vermont attorney general: No perjury by Vermont Yankee officials
Attorney General William Sorrell holds a news conference on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 in Montpelier, Vt. Prosecutors have decided not to charge executives at Entergy Corp. with lying to regulators about the presence of underground piping at its Vermont nuclear power plant.
Attorney General’s Cyber Crime unit announces arrest
FORT SMITH, AR (ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE) – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today the arrest of 44-year-old Manuel Garza-Juarez of Barling, for possession of child pornography.
ATTORNEY GENERAL'S CYBER CRIMES UNIT ANNOUNCES ARREST
FORT SMITH - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today the arrest of Manuel Garza-Juarez, 44, of Barling, for possession of child pornography. On June 29, agents with the Attorney General's Office executed a search warrant at Garza-Juarez's residence, 906 P St., in Barling, where they seized four desktop computers and several compact discs. At the time of the search, images of child por...
Lawyer: Anthony Verdict Came Down to Cause
An alternate juror in the Casey Anthony trial and the prosecutor agree on why the jury acquitted her of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee. Prosecutors could not provide a cause of death to prove Caylee was murdered.
DSK lawyer says meeting 'constructive'
FORMER IMF chief's lawyer left a meeting with prosecutors without commenting on whether the case was moving towards a dismissal.
DSK lawyer says meeting 'constructive'
FORMER IMF chief's lawyer left a meeting with prosecutors without commenting on whether the case was moving towards a dismissal.
Court resumes attorney discussion
Justices see issues in contract, debate nuances of quorum court, county attorney titles By Lindsey Virden [email protected] Pope County justices of the peace continued discussion with regard to hiring an attorney at Tuesday’s personnel committee meeting, an item that had been tabled from June’s meeting.
Former US attorney Russell Millin, dies
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Russell Millin, a former U.S. attorney for western Missouri, has died. He was 88.
Vt. attorney general says nuclear plant officials won't be charged with lying under oath
MONTPELIER, Vt. - State prosecutors have decided not to charge Entergy Corp. executives with lying to regulators about the presence of underground piping at its Vermont nuclear power plant, saying the executives showed themselves to be untrustworthy but not criminally liable.
Lake Co. judge: Attorney can know who's blood was found at scene
A Lake County judge on Wednesday said an attorney for a man doing life in prison for the 1994 murder of a Waukegan businessman may have the identity information of another man whose blood was found at the crime scene.
Strauss-Kahn Lawyer Calls Prosecutor Meeting ‘Constructive’
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office said “no decisions have been made” in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case after talking with the former International Monetary Fund chief’s lawyers in what the defense called a “constructive meeting.”
Ohio attorney general sues Reynoldsburg car dealer
Glory Auto Sales was sued today by the Ohio attorney general for allegedly breaking a variety of Ohio consumer-protection laws.
Strauss-Kahn lawyer: Meeting with NY DA productive
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyers and prosecutors met behind closed doors Wednesday for what defense lawyers called a productive meeting, but there was no immediate word on what would happen to a sexual assault case that has foundered on doubts about the accuser's credibility.
Jose Baez, Casey Anthony's Lawyer, Rises from Obscurity to Star Defense Attorney
Against all odds, so it would seem, defense attorney Jose Baez has pulled off one of the most jaw-dropping legal victories in the history of American jurisprudence. Despite compelling circumstantial evidence, the jury found his client, Casey Anthony, not guilty of murdering her toddler daughter Caylee.
Watch: Casey Anthony Lawyer Goes Back on Own Words
Attorney Cheney Mason is guilty of the same practice he criticized.
Attorney for ex-Ill. Gov. Ryan vows to 'fight on'
An attorney for George Ryan says the imprisoned former Illinois governor won't give up his legal fight despite a federal appeals court ruling upholding his corruption convictions.       The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday flatly rejected arguments that the 2006 convictions should be overturned because prosecutors never proved Ryan took a bribe.  Ryan attorney Jim Thompson says he and ...
Strauss-Kahn lawyer says meeting with NYC prosecutors was productive
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyers and prosecutors met behind closed doors Wednesday for what defence lawyers called a productive meeting, but there was no immediate word on what would happen to a sexual assault case that has foundered on doubts about the accuser's credibility.
DSK Accuser's Lawyer Calls for Prosecution to Step Down
A lawyer for the Sofitel Hotel maid who says Dominique Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her on May 14 has sent an official letter to the New York District Attorney's Office asking district attorney Cyrus Vance to recuse his office from the case and appoint a special prosecutor. "District Attorney Vance, we ask in earnest that your office voluntarily recuse itself from the Strauss-Kahn case and that ...
Attorney to challenge Loebsack in new 2nd District
A Quad-Cities attorney and school board member has announced plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack in Iowa’s new 2nd District.
Lawyer for Cherie Duval is seeking a new trial
The lawyer representing Cherie Duval, the former CEO of the Coalition to End Family Violence who was convicted of stealing more than $100,000 from the Oxnard nonprofit, is asking the judge to grant a new trial for his client.
Casey Anthony's Lawyer Goes From 'Jose Who' to 'That's Jose Baez'
Jose Baez was an unknown lawyer when he began defending Casey Anthony, but the acquittal he won in her murder case has made him someone who people cheer in airports and call out, "Jose."
Crusading Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky 'beaten to death'
Sergei Magnitsky, the lawyer who died in jail after investigating Russian police over an alleged $230m (£144m) tax fraud, may have been beaten to death, the Kremlin's human rights council has claimed ...
Attorney for former Gov. Ryan vows to ‘fight on’
CHICAGO — An attorney for George Ryan says the imprisoned former Illinois governor won’t give up his legal fight despite a federal appeals court ruling upholding his corruption convictions.The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago Wednesday flatly rejected arguments that the 2006 convictions should be overturned because prosecutors never proved Ryan took a bribe.Ryan attorney Jim Thompson ...
Simi lawyer Russell Takasugi agrees to disbarment
Discipline-plagued lawyer Russell Takasugi has agreed to be disbarred. The Simi Valley attorney was facing charges with the State Bar of California for practicing law while his license was suspended. However, the bar won't comment on the disciplinary proceeding that led to the stipulation.
Anthony's attorney: Caylee got justice
Casey Anthony's lawyer said that her acquittal signified justice for little Caylee Anthony. Speaking separately, prosecutor Jeff Ashton expressed shock at the verdict.
Strauss-Kahn Accuser Asks for Special Prosecutor- DSK Lawyer Calls NYC Meeting 'Constructive'
The lawyer for the maid who says the former head of the IMF sexually assaulted her, wrote a strongly-worded letter to the Manhattan District Attorney, criticizing his office’s handling of the case and asking that the office recuse itself from the case and appoint a special prosecutor.
Victim outraged over lawyer's sentence
A Northern Kentucky lawyer charged with felony rape has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor sex offense, angering the victim in the case.
Justice Department snipes back at Issa, Grassley
Attorney General Eric Holder’s deputies hit back at allegations of investigation stonewalling made by House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa and Sen. Chuck Grassley, Iowa Republican, late Wednesday.
Attorney wants man to avoid trial, go to prison for San Francisco hammer attack
The attorney for a man accused of brutally assaulting his estranged wife with a hammer said his client should go to prison — possibly for the rest of his life — but he hopes to avoid a needless trial in an already-­overburdened court system. Steve Acosta, 59, has been in jail since April 16, 2008, after what prosecutors allege were two weeks of vicious attacks on Kimberley Celoni at her Twin ...
Casey Anthony lawyer, juror speak out after acquittal
Casey Anthony's defense lawyer and a juror speak out about her being acquitted in the murder of her daughter.
Attorney plies into PIC's finances
REDDING — Asked by a bankruptcy attorney about "missing money," a former executive of the Private Industry Council of Butte County under oath said jobs program money might have been spent too quickly, but wasn't missing, and that pattern
Joseph Naso now wants an attorney for murder trial
The elderly photographer accused of killing four Northern California women over the span of 17 years asked a judge Wednesday to appoint a co-defense attorney to assist him in a case that could result in the death...
Attorney to challenge Loebsack in new 2nd District
DAVENPORT, Iowa --- A Quad-Cities attorney and school board member has announced plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack in Iowa's new 2nd District.
Attorney general sets no deadline for Ard's ethics review
The South Carolina attorney general hasn't set a time frame for completing a review of Lt. Gov. Ken Ard's campaign ethics violations in an effort to determine whether law enforcement officers should become involved.
Princess Di inquest lawyer may be hacking target
A lawyer who represented the family of Princess Diana's lover at the inquest into her death says police have warned him his voicemails may have been hacked.
Casey Anthony verdict: Verdict 'still sinking in' for George and Cindy, attorney says
An attorney for George and Cindy Anthony said this morning that his clients have had no contact with Casey Anthony since the verdict in her murder case and don't know what their relationship with her will be like if she is released.