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Millville commission to act on Porreca's court costs and attorney fees Tuesday
MILLVILLE — A special commission meeting this Tuesday at city hall here will tell what direction the city will take in regards to money owed for attorney fees accrued by a local watchdog.
Pennsylvania attorney general has high-profile cases to prosecute
Is Pennsylvania’s state attorney general an overnight sensation 35 years in the making?
Lawyer Convicted of Tax Evasion Seeks New Trial
Paul Daugerdas, a former lawyer at the defunct law firm Jenkens & Gilchrist, and three other defendants convicted in a 10-year tax shelter scheme have asked a judge for a new trial.
Disbarred Houston-area lawyer found with $850K still jailed in Delaware
John B. Kennedy was arrested in a Delaware motel after he failed to appear in Harris County District Court on three charges, including two for falsely acting as an attorney.
State's new attorney general will complete corruption cases
For Edgewood's Linda Kelly, recently installed as successor to Tom Corbett after he was elected governor, the 18 months of her appointed term could be the most public chapter of a long career as a prosecutor.
Business digest: Attorney opens new practice in Bonita
Southwest Florida attorney Shawn Seliger has established a private law practice doing business as the Law Office of Shawn Seliger, located at 9990...
Slidell City Council approves new attorney
The city of Slidell now has a new city attorney as of Tuesday night.
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
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.
Circuit Upholds Convictions Against Defense Attorney Simels
Robert Simels failed to persuade a federal appeals court to overturn his convictions for conspiracy, attempted obstruction of justice and bribery, thus ensuring that the criminal defense attorney will serve a 14-year prison term for conspiring to intimidate and corrupt witnesses against his drug smuggling client.
Can we have a lawyer as the next Chief Justice please?
By Zaid Ibrahim The present Chief Justice will retire soon, and his successor they say will be Tan Sri Ariffin Zakaria. It has been a while since this country had a Chief Justice who was a good lawyer. A good Chief Justice understands the law; is true to his conscience and is not ashamed to ask questions if he does not know the answers. He must believe in the rule of law and view justice as ...
Aruba lawyer: Release man in missing tourist case
A U.S. tourist detained in Aruba in the death of his travel companion has cooperated with investigators and should be immediately freed because there is no evidence against him, his lawyer says.
Robyn Gardner Suspect's Lawyer: Aruba Has No 'Hard Proof' Against Client
Gary Giordano's attorney pleads for his client's release in the case of the missing Maryland woman
Lawyer for Giordano 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.
ALLEN PARK: David Tamsen returns to city attorney position
ALLEN PARK — City Administrator David Tamsen is getting a new job — or in some respects, an old job.
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.
Milne lawyer may sue Magpie fans
THE lawyer who steered Stephen Milne through his rape investigation may sue members of the Magpie Army for a breach of human rights.
Wran hands power of attorney to Turnbull
FORMER NSW Labor premier Neville Wran has left the family home and his wife has been relieved of any future power of attorney over his affairs.
Milne lawyer flags action over feral fans
THE lawyer who steered Stephen Milne through his rape investigation may sue members of the Magpie Army for a breach of human rights.
Casey Anthony will appeal probation order, attorney says
Casey Anthony's attorneys will appeal the order that she must serve one year of supervised probation on a check-fraud conviction, her lead attorney confirmed Monday.
China 'must' free rights lawyer Gao
European Parliament president Jerzy Buzek called on China Monday to release lawyer and rights activist Gao Zhisheng, who has not been seen for more than a year after an earlier conviction for subversion.
Lawyer Snapshot: Craig Gibbs
Family: Married for 20 years to Jacquelyn Holmes Gibbs with two daughters, Adrienne and Nia.
York-Poquoson Commonwealth's Attorney candidates differ on how to run office
— The two Republican candidates vying to become York-Poquoson Commonwealth's Attorney once worked on the same team, but now they're squaring off and at odds over how to run the prosecutor's office.
Shapiro lawyer: NCAA visiting University of Miami regarding allegations
NCAA officials planned to visit UM’s campus to investigate claims that convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro gave gifts and services to former Hurricanes players, according to an Internet report and Shapiro’s attorney.
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 proud of wage case win
LAWYER Perry Russell says the landmark wage rise his firm won for Queensland Police Service officers could lead to increased wages for public sector workers.
Prominent lawyer Tarrabain killed in highway crash
Prominent Edmonton lawyer Sid Tarrabain was killed in a traffic accident on a highway north of Edmonton Sunday afternoon.
Attorney: Defendant In Kansas Murder Case Mentally Ill
A defense attorney says a former Missouri city official charged with killing four family members was mentally ill at the time of the November 2009 shootings.
Attorney asks for delay in Danziger officer's sentencing
A former New Orleans police officer's attorney is asking a judge to postpone his client's sentencing for helping cover up deadly shootings of unarmed residents on a bridge after Hurricane Katrina. Robert Barrios is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday. On Monday, however, defense attorney Robert Glass asked for more time to study how Barrios' case is affected by a jury's Aug. 5 conviction of five ...
Casey Anthony’s Attorney To Appeal Probation Order
Attorney’s for Casey Anthony plan to appeal a judge’s order that she return to Florida to serve one year of supervised probation on a check-fraud conviction, according to CNN.
Attorney general seeks return of millions in Cal Grants
The U.S. Department of Justice and attorneys general in four states, including California, filed a complaint last week against for-profit college giant Education Management Corp., which operates 14 campuses in the state under the Argosy University and Art Institute brands.
Attorney: NCAA probing Miami Hurricanes
Attorney: NCAA probing Miami Hurricanes
Attorney: NCAA probing Miami program
An attorney says NCAA investigators are visiting the University of Miami campus looking into claims that more than a dozen former or current players received gifts and services from convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro.
Attorney says NCAA investigating claims Miami Hurricanes received gifts from Ponzi schemer
MIAMI — NCAA investigators visited the University of Miami campus Monday looking into claims that more than a dozen former or current football players received gifts and services from convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro, his attorney said. Shapiro has told the NCAA he provided players with the use of a yacht and other favors, said his attorney, Maria Elena Perez. Shapiro and Perez have been ...
Fugitive Lawyer Captured With $800,000 In Cash
According to the Houston Chronicle, Delaware police arrested fugitive John B. Kennedy on Saturday after a warrant for his arrest was issued in Texas for failing to appear in court on charges of falsely acting as a lawyer in two divorce cases.  Kennedy (no relation to the famed political family), a man on the run since Thursday, had been disbarred in Texas in 1993 for neglecting and ...
Lawyer: NCAA investigating claims Hurricanes received gifts from Ponzi schemer
MIAMI - NCAA investigators visited the University of Miami campus Monday looking into claims that more than a dozen former or current football players received gifts and services from convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro, his lawyer said.
Attorney: NCAA probing if Hurricanes got gifts
MIAMI (AP) -- An attorney says NCAA investigators are visiting the University of Miami campus looking into claims that more than a dozen former or current players received gifts and services from convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro.
Atlanta Qui Tam Attorney Featured on TrustDale.com
Atlanta qui tam attorney Brandon Hornsby has been featured on award-winning investigative reporter’s consumer protection websiteAtlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 15, 2011 Dale Cardwell, an Emmy Award-Winning investigative reporter and founder of TrustDale.com, has featured Atlanta qui tam attorney Brandon Hornsby and his law firm the Hornsby Law Group as his organization’s go-to law firm for ...
Attorney: NCAA investigating Hurricanes football program
NCAA investigators visited the University of Miami campus Monday looking into claims that more than a dozen former or current football players received gifts and services from convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro, his attorney said. Shapiro has told the NCAA he provided players with the use of a yacht and other favors, said his attorney, Maria Elena Perez. Shapiro and Perez have been talking ...
Lawyer proud of wage case win
LAWYER Perry Russell says the landmark wage rise his firm won for Queensland Police Service officers could lead to increased wages for public sector workers.
Attorney: NCAA probing if Miami Hurricanes players got gifts
NCAA investigators visited the University of Miami campus Monday looking into claims that more than a dozen former or current football players received gifts and services from convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro, his attorney said.
Lawyer For Accused Trebek Thief Reaffirms Prostitution Alibi
An attorney for a woman accused of burglarizing the San Francisco hotel room of “Jeopardy” game show host Alex Trebek reiterated his claim Monday that his client was at the hotel as a prostitute and was not the thief.
State attorney general files lawsuit against attorney
A high foreclosure rate and sour economy are grist for scam artists.
The Game's troublesome tweets are protected speech, lawyer says
Prosecuting the Game over tweet would be difficult, legal expert says The Game
Lawyer for woman accused of robbing ‘Jeopardy!’ host says Alex Trebek was not soliciting sex
“Alex Trebek is not a john.” The lawyer for the self-proclaimed veteran hooker who is accused of burglarizing the “Jeopardy!” host’s San Francisco hotel room has made it clear Trebek was not a client. Defense attorney Mark Jacobs said gossip website TMZ has been hounding him about whether the 71-year-old quiz king had ordered a call girl the night he was robbed July 26. Jacobs insists Trebek was ...
Attorney: NCAA probing Miami
NCAA investigators visited the University of Miami campus Monday looking into claims that more than a dozen former or current football players received gifts and services from convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro, his attorney said.
Tear gas fired on lawyer protest in Tunisia
Tunisian police have fired tear gas to disperse protesters throwing stones and smashing storefronts in an unexpected eruption of violence in the country's capital.
Attorney: NCAA probing if Miami Hurricanes got gifts
MIAMI - NCAA investigators visited the University of Miami campus Monday looking into claims that more than a dozen former or current football players received gifts and services from convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro, his attorney said.
Juror Letter Praising Daugerdas Prosecution Prompts Request for New Trial
Paul Daugerdas, a former lawyer at the defunct law firm Jenkens & Gilchrist, and three other defendants convicted of a 10-year tax shelter scheme asked a judge for a new trial based on alleged juror misconduct.
Walsh ex-aide's lawyer says lawsuit settled
WASHINGTON — A lawsuit against U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) by a former campaign manager who said he was owed $20,000 has been settled, said Sheldon Perl, a lawyer for the man who brought the case.