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Princess Diana inquest lawyer possibly hacked
Scotland Yard tells attorney who represented Diana's lover at death inquest he was on list of possible News of the World targets
Microsoft lawyer claims no botnet is indestructible
Attorney refutes Kaspersky claims of untouchable network No botnet is invulnerable, a Microsoft lawyer involved with the Rustock take-down said, countering claims that another botnet was "practically indestructible."
James Scott Farrin Attorney Named to Board of Boys & Girls Club in Zebulon, NC
J. Hunter Eddins Gentel, a Workers Compensation attorney at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Wake County Boys & Girls Club, Zebulon Chapter.Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 07, 2011 J. Hunter Eddins Gentel, a Workers' Compensation attorney at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Wake County Boys ...
Lawyer Attempts To Trademark Bitcoin
An anonymous reader writes "A NY based lawyer has submitted an application to the US Patent and Trademark Office claiming first use of the term bitcoin on June 22nd, 2011. The evidence of first use in the form of a letter detailing his wife's offer to sell "bitcoin" for $17.50 on June 23rd. A pdf extolling the virtues of bitcoin has also been uploaded to his law firms webpage" Read more of this ...
Lawyer says DIBC is making court-ordered adjustments to Gateway Project
Lawyers for the Detroit International Bridge Co. told a Wayne County Circuit Court judge today that it has moved toll booths and has started to remove part of fueling stations — including a canopy and one pump.
Casey Anthony lawyer: "I'm afraid for her"
25-year-old acquitted in daughter's murder sent back to prison for lying to investigators, but could be home in several months; Future still uncertain
Princess Di inquest lawyer may be hacked
LAWYER who represented family of Princess' lover at an inquest says police have warned him his voicemails may have been hacked.
Princess Di inquest lawyer may be hacked
LAWYER who represented family of Princess' lover at an inquest says police have warned him his voicemails may have been hacked.
Verdict 'still sinking in' for George and Cindy Anthony, their 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.
Syracuse Motorcycle Accident Attorney Says New York Helmet Law Saves Lives
The tragic death of a biker who was killed while protesting the state’s helmet requirement drives home the fact that motorcyclists need to wear helmets to protect themselves, Syracuse accident and injury lawyer Scott C. Gottlieb says.Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2011 News of a motorcyclist who died last week in a helmet protest ride through the Town of Onondaga drives home the fact that helmets ...
Jarvis settles with ousted assistant state attorney
A state prosecutor and an attorney whom he fired for refusing to stop teaching her "originalist" views of the Constitution at Tea Party rallies and other conservative gatherings have jointly settled a federal lawsuit she filed over her firing.
WikiLeaks delays complaint against Visa, Mastercard: lawyer
WikiLeaks is delaying its complaint to the European Commission against credit card giants Visa and MasterCard in the hopes of reaching an out-of-court deal, the website's lawyer said Thursday.
Defendant in 4 Calif. killings now wants lawyer
The man charged with killing four Northern California women with matching first and last initials has asked for a court-appointed attorney to help him defend himself.
VIDEO: Sheridan lawyer welcomes inquiry
Tommy Sheridan's lawyer calls for the News of the World to be investigated and prosecuted if it has broken the law.
Anthony attorney's rude gesture earns complaint
A Florida Bar complaint has been filed against one of Casey Anthony's attorneys for making an obscene gesture at reporters and spectators after Anthony's acquittal on murder charges.
Power of Attorney Does Not Grant Access to Online Banking, Says Bank of America
Bank of America’s strict policies on power of attorney were revealed when one woman, who was acting as power of attorney for her husband, was blocked from accessing his Bank of America account.
Attorney General Launches NFL Lockout Investigation
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an investigation into the possibility the NFL lockout could violate the state's antitrust laws.
Leading Native American rights lawyer at 68
David Getches, a leading American Indian rights lawyer and former dean of the University of Colorado School of Law, has died. He was 68.
N.Y. attorney general probes NFL lockout
New York's attorney general has started an antitrust investigation into the NFL lockout, requesting information from both the league and the players' association about the economic impact of pro football's labor impasse.
N.Y. attorney general investigating NFL lockout
New York's attorney general has started an antitrust investigation into the NFL lockout, requesting information from both the league and the players' association about the economic impact of pro football's labor impasse.
NY attorney general investigating NFL lockout
New York's attorney general has started an antitrust investigation into the NFL lockout, requesting information from both the league and the players' association about the economic impact of pro football's labor impasse. "While we are hopeful that the NFL and its players will reach an agreement to end the ongoing lockout in the near future, this office will take all appropriate...
Attorney General Pam Bondi shows no income for 2010, no bank accounts
By Janet Zink, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Thursday, July 7, 2011 TALLAHASSEE — In financial disclosures filed Friday, Attorney General Pam Bondi reported earning no income in 2010 when she was a candidate for office. No checking, savings or retirement accounts are reported, either. She lists her net worth in 2011 at $472,696, with her only assets a home and car. Yet Bondi was still able to ...
NY attorney general investigating NFL lockout
New York's attorney general has started an antitrust investigation into the NFL lockout, requesting information from both the league and the players' association about the economic impact of pro football's labor impasse.
Attorney general tackling NFL over local lockout effect
NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office is investing whether the NFL player lockout violates state antitrust laws.
Grassley Wants Attorney Prosecuted
Senator Chuck Grassley today questioned why the Justice Department declined to prosecute an Assistant United States Attorney after the department’s Inspector General found at least one image of child pornography on the attorney’s work computer.
NY attorney general investigating lockout
New York's attorney general has started an antitrust investigation into the NFL lockout, requesting information from both the league and the players' association about the economic impact of pro football's labor impasse.
Vermont attorney general: No perjury by Vermont Yankee officials
Attorney General William Sorrell holds a news conference on Wednesday in Montpelier. 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.
Complaint filed over Casey Anthony attorney's middle-finger gesture
Defense attorney Cheney Mason gestures toward reporters and spectators peering through a restaurant window across the street from the Orange County Courthouse, while trying to get a glimpse of the Casey Anthony defense team celebrating after the not-guilty verdict was announced in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday.
NFL Player Lockout Probed by New York’s Attorney General
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the legality of the National Football League’s lockout against players, citing the importance of the sport to the state’s economy.
Child pornography found on Assistant U.S. Attorney’s computer
Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday requesting an explanation as to why the Justice Department declined to file charges against a federal prosecutor with child pornography found on his work computer.
Lawyer pays $1,620 ticket for Duck star cited for going 118 mph
A lawyer paid $1,620 in fines Thursday on behalf of a star University of Oregon football player cited for driving 118 mph without a valid driver's license in June on Interstate 5 south of Albany.
Falls Church, VA Employment Law Attorney Kevin Byrnes Joins Grad, Logan & Klewans, P.C.
Falls Church, VA law firm of Grad, Logan & Klewans, P.C. announces that employment law attorney Kevin Byrnes has joined its office in Falls Church, VA.Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 07, 2011 Kevin Byrnes is an experienced civil and criminal litigator and has over 25 years of litigation and trial experience in federal and state courts. Mr. Byrnes was first admitted to practice in Massachusetts in ...
Lawyer defends NV truck firm in Amtrak crash
A lawyer for the Nevada trucking firm whose driver was in a fatal crash with an Amtrak train says the company was not at fault in either of the two previous accidents state safety regulators cited it for the last two years
Take My Client Directly to Jail, Lawyer Begs
The lawyer of a man accused of beating in his wife's skull with a hammer is asking the justice system to skip the trial and take his guilty client straight to prison.
Lawyer Defends Truck Firm in Amtrak Crash
A lawyer for the trucking firm whose driver was in a fatal Amtrak crash says the company was not at fault in 2 previous accidents.
Lawyer: KBR allowed Iraq worker sexual harassment
share: digg facebook twitter Ron Estefan told a federal jury during closing arguments in Houston Thursday that KBR failed to enforce sexual harassment policies for years. According to the Houston Chronicle, he says that led to the rape of client Jamie Leigh Jones in 2005.
Jeffrey Weisheit likely to get new lead defense attorney on Friday
A New Albany, Ind., attorney has agreed to step in as lead defense attorney in the death penalty trial of Jeffrey Weisheit, pending a judge's approval today.
Lawyer For Maid In Dominique Strauss-Kahn Sexual Assault Case Calling For Special Prosecutor
The former International Monetary Fund chief's legal team met with prosecutors on Wednesday to try to hammer out a deal, but talks still appear to be at a stalemate.
Lawyer Defends Nev. Truck Firm in Amtrak Crash
A lawyer for the Nevada trucking firm whose driver was in a fatal crash with an Amtrak train says the company was not at fault in either of the two previous accidents state safety regulators cited it for the last two years
Lawyer slams leaky homes offer
A leaky homes lawyer says apartment owners shouldn't be discriminated against.
Drink-drive lawyer Beacham avoids court
Lawyer Sacha Beacham failed to turn up for sentence on her third drink-driving charge today in the Auckland District Court, earning a ticking off from the judge.
Goldsmith to seek second term as city attorney
Republican San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith will be seeking a second term in office, despite indications from his first campaign that he might only serve one term.
Lawyer: KBR ignored Iraq worker sexual harassment
Jurors in lawsuit told failure to enforce sexual harassment policies led to rape of female worker
Lawyer fought for the rights of American Indians
Led the way on enforcement of tribal treaty rights
Lawyer fails to turn up for sentence on drink-driving charge
Lawyer Sacha Beacham failed to turn up for sentence on her third drink-driving charge today in the Auckland District Court, earning a ticking off from the judge
Lawyer Defends Trucking Firm in Amtrak Crash
A lawyer for the Nevada trucking firm whose driver was in a fatal crash with an Amtrak train says the company was not at fault in either of the two previous accidents state safety regulators cited it for the last two years.
Houston lawyer takes on polygamist Jeffs' case
Emily Munoz Detoto is now defending polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs.
Wellington lawyer on judicial watchdog body
Wellington lawyer Alan Ritchie has been appointed to a watchdog body scrutinising complaints against judges.
Jarvis, lawyer settle federal suit
A state prosecutor and a lawyer who resigned over an order to stop speaking at tea party rallies and other conservative gatherings said Thursday they have settled a federal lawsuit she filed over her ouster.
Suit says donations disqualify Attorney General King in pay-to-play case
ALBUQUERQUE — An Albuquerque attorney says New Mexico Attorney General Gary King has received campaign contributions of nearly $55,000 from former Gov. Bill Richardson, creating a conflict of interest that should disqualify King from pursuing a pay-to-play corruption case involving the Democrat's administration.