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Hindraf’s UK lawyer Imran Khan deported
By Athi Shankar, FMT GEORGE TOWN: Hindraf Makkal Sakti’s UK-based lawyer Imran Khan was deported back to United Kingdom upon his arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 1.50pm on Friday. London-based Hindraf chairman P Waythamoorthy said Imran Khan, a prominent British human rights lawyer, was forced by the Malaysian authorities to fly back to England at 2am on Saturday, 12 hours after ...
Ravi's attorney wants indictment dismissed
RUTGERS — The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s office expects to file a response by Aug. 25 to a motion filed by the attorney for Dharun Ravi, officials said.
Attorney General: County Board meeting violated Open Meetings Act
The Illinois Attorney General’s Office concluded that a closed-door meeting in which five McHenry County Board members drew up an alternate redistricting map violated the Open Meetings Act.
Attorney's drug case merits State Bar review
share: digg facebook twitter The State Bar of Texas should take a close look at Gammon Guinn, a former assistant district attorney and two-time judicial candidate who was recently placed on probation on a crack cocaine charge. According to court documents, Guinn was arrested in a police sting operation in the spring of 2006.
Attorney general fails to clarify member's eligibility for ed board
Attorney General Greg Abbott said his office cannot appropriately determine the question of whether new member Thomas Ratliff lobbies on business related to the board, which would make him ineligible to serve on it.
Lawyer For Brooklyn Boy's Accused Killer Blasts Daily News
A lawyer for Levi Aron, the man accused of killing and dismembering a Brooklyn boy, criticized The Daily News Friday for interviewing Levi Aron from behind bars.
Malaysia deports British lawyer for Indian activists
Malaysia Saturday deported a British lawyer for a group of ethnic Indian activists who allege discrimination of their minority community in the Southeast Asian country, officials said.
Malaysia deports Indian activists' lawyer
Malaysia Saturday deported a British lawyer for a group of ethnic Indian activists who allege discrimination of their minority community in the Southeast Asian country, officials said.
Newport lawyer who owes client must remain in prison
John T. Sheehan, who owes $50,000 to Mona Woo, had asked court to be released
Sarabjit's lawyer petitions Zardari for his release on Pak I-Day
The lawyer of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh has written to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari seeking his release on the country's Independence Day eve one day later.
Attorney: Soldier accused of murder 'was cracking'
An Army sergeant charged with fatally shooting five service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq does not deserve the...
Defense attorney confident of Quinlanâs innocence
Defense Attorney Robert Clune said Wednesday there is currently no update on when his client, Tioga County Legislator Andy Quinlan, will be in court for a gambling charge from his June arrest.
SC lawyer's Ondoy photo among CNN's 5 best photojournalism samples
A Philippine Supreme Court lawyer's photo was chosen as among the top five "best examples of photojournalism" by international news outfit Cable News Network.
Surprise activists say city attorney not doing his job
ORCA waging a campaign to highlight what it calls a ''pattern of negative behavior and performance."
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Number of Hate Crimes in California Holds Steady
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that the number of reported hate crimes in California held steady in 2010. In 2010, there were 1,107 hate crime events reported statewide, and in 2009 the number of hate crimes reported statewide was 1,100.
Lawyer for Aruba Suspect Urges Prompt Release
Aruban authorities detain man in the death of his travel companion with no supporting evidence, says lawyer Missing California Toddler, Father Found Dead Cops Arrest Suspect in Case of Missing Mo. Girl
O'Fallon attorney Paul Evans chosen to replace Ron Stephens in Illinois House
Republican leaders on Saturday chose O'Fallon attorney Paul Evans to finish the term of Ron Stephens in the Illinois House.
Slidell City Council approves new attorney
The city of Slidell now has a new city attorney as of Tuesday night.
Lawyer: Arroyo's condition improving
MANILA -- The camp of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Sunday denied what it called the massive disinformation campaigns about her condition. "It is brazen disregard of good manners and right conduct for detractors of the Arroyo family to embark on a massive disinformation campaign on former President Arroyo's medical condition," said lawyer Raul Lambino, Arroyo's legal spokesperson ...
Attorney representing Miracle Hill issues statement on Foster suit
The attorney representing Miracle Hill Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center issued a statement concerning the negligence lawsuit filed by the estate of Florida A&M University Marching 100 founder William Foster, saying Miracle Hill provided Foster "care and treatment in accordance with his Residents' Rights and the standard of care."
Malaysia deports British lawyer for Hindraf activists
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13, 2011 (AFP) – Malaysia Saturday deported a British lawyer for a group of ethnic Indian activists who allege discrimination of their minority community in the Southeast Asian country, officials said.
Lawyer's call for legalized prostitution stirs up a women's storm
Angry women are up in arms over a call by a male lawyer to legalize prostitution. The Sarawakian lawyer had asked the authorities to do so when he was mitigating for a woman sex worker at the Magistrate's court recently.
Erie lawyer presented with Rosenberg Award
Erie lawyer Tim Riley was recently honored by the Pennsylvania Association of Justice with its annual Milton D. Rosenberg Award.
Attorney sheds light on one of America's most hated
PALATINE — John Wayne Gacy was put to death in 1994 for killing 33 young men and burying most of them in the crawl space of his home in unincorporated Norwood Park Township.  However, there was a 34th victim, Gacy told his attorney, Sam Amirante.
O'Fallon, Ill., lawyer named to replace Rep. Stephens
Lawyer Paul Evans will replace retiring Illinois state Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Highland, Republican leaders decided Saturday.
Attorney Accused of Pulling Gun on Officer to Get New Prosecutor Assigned
The attorney who allegedly pulled a gun on a Sweetwater police officer will have a new prosecutor assigned to his case. Attorney John Young allegedly pulled a nine millimeter handgun at an officer when he was intoxicated back in June.
Attorney requests another medical examiner to review manslaughter case
A defense attorney is requesting that another medical examiner review reports and records in a manslaughter case, in part because of recent criticism of Macomb County Medical Examiner Dr. Daniel Spitz, who missed a bullet wound in the body of a banker found about a month after he disappeared.
Lawyer to publicly re-file brief in Tamara Greene case
The lawyer for the family of a slain stripper who supposedly danced at a Manoogian party will get a chance to publicly explain why the family's lawsuit should go to trial.
Slidell City Council approves new attorney
The city of Slidell now has a new city attorney as of Tuesday night.
Attorney representing Miracle Hill issues statement on Foster suit
The attorney representing Miracle Hill Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center issued a statement concerning the negligence lawsuit filed by the estate of Florida A&M University Marching 100 founder William Foster, saying Miracle Hill provided Foster "care and treatment in accordance with his Resident's Rights and the standard of care."
Amid missteps, District Attorney Pacheco pushes forward
It was hard to carry on a conversation with Angela "Spence" Pacheco on Saturday afternoon at the Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds.
Lewisville, TX Divorce Attorney Patrick A. Wright Named 2011 Texas Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers magazine names Lewisville, TX Divorce Attorney Patrick A. Wright of The Wright Firm, L.L.P. one of the top attorneys in Texas for 2011Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2011 Lewisville, TX attorney Patrick A. Wright of The Wright Firm, L.L.P. has been named by Texas Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Texas for 2011. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state ...
Gonzalez brothers want same defense lawyer in Sacramento murder trial
The judge told the brothers straight: Their lawyer had a conflict and there was no way he could represent their individual interests if he continued to represent them both in their upcoming murder trial.
UK lawyer prevented entry to M'sia
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Saturday deported a British lawyer for a group of ethnic Indian activists who allege discrimination of their minority community in the country, officials said.
Lawyer cries foul over attacks on GMA’s health
MANILA, Philippines - Lawyer Raul Lambino has cried foul over the government’s alleged move to impute malice on the medical conditions of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and her husband, Mike.
Lawyer 'leaked abuse details to daughter'
CROWN prosecutor investigated over claims his teenager daughter was overheard discussing sex abuse case with her friends.
Lawyer Challenges Lover to Nude Duel: Cops
"You're going to need this," Terry Lee Locy allegedly said to his girlfriend as he handed her a sword
Lawyer: Arroyo's condition improving
MANILA -- The camp of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Sunday denied what it called the massive disinformation campaigns about her condition. "It is brazen disregard of good manners and right conduct for detractors of the Arroyo family to embark on a massive disinformation campaign on former President Arroyo's medical condition," said lawyer Raul Lambino, Arroyo's legal spokesperson ...
Egypt activist to be tried for insulting military-lawyer
(Reuters) - Egypt's military prosecutors on Sunday ordered a prominent woman activist to be tried before a military court on charges of insulting the country's military rulers and incitement to violence, her lawyer said.
Lawyer for US man held in Aruba calls for release
A lawyer is calling for the release of a U.S. tourist detained in Aruba in connection with the disappearance of his travel companion.
Lawyer For U.S. Man Held In Aruba Calls For Release
A lawyer is calling for the release of a U.S. tourist detained in Aruba in connection with the disappearance of his travel companion. Attorney Michael Lopez says there's no evidence on which to hold Gary Giordano in the presumed death of 35-year-old Robyn Gardner.
Lawyer challenges Aruba officials in tourist case
A U.S. tourist detained in Aruba in the death of his travel companion has cooperated with investigators and should be immediately released because there is no evidence against him, his defense l...
'Baby-selling' case focuses on well-known San Diego attorney
San Diego attorney Theresa Erickson worked hard at becoming a national leader in the complex, competitive legal specialty of helping couples become parents by adoption, surrogacy or the transfer of parental rights. Rivals and friends say that she was proud...
Lawyer challenges Aruba officials in tourist case
A U.S. tourist detained in Aruba in the death of his travel companion has cooperated with investigators and should be immediately released because there is no evidence against him, his defense lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer for American man held in Aruba says client should be let go
The lawyer for a U.S. man being held in Aruba in connection with the case of a missing American woman urged authorities on Sunday to release his client.
Slidell City Council approves new attorney
The city of Slidell now has a new city attorney as of Tuesday night.
Coconut Grove zoning attorney blends law and passion
Tucker Gibbs has become a leading zoning lawyer the old-fashioned way — by blending his civic activism with passion ‘for the just and noble.’
Lawyer Challenges Aruba Officials In Missing Md. Woman Case
If authorities don't gather enough evidence to charge Gary Giordano-- the only suspect in Robyn Gardner's disappearance-- an Aruban judge could release him on Monday.
Don't prejudice trial: Morcombe lawyer
The Morcombes' lawyer has asked the public and media not to do anything that will prejudice a court hearing of a man accused of murdering their son.
Lawyer challenges Aruba officials in Robyn Gardner case
ORANJESTAD, Aruba — A U S tourist detained in Aruba in the death of his travel companion has cooperated with investigators and should be immediately released because there is no evidence against him, his defense lawyer said Sunday