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Lawyer accused of sign thefts wants case dismissed
SALEM — He's a regular presence in Salem District Court, but yesterday, lawyer Ray Buso was a no-show at his own arraignment and let his own lawyer do the talking. Buso, 58, of Salem, a veteran criminal defense attorney, is facing charges of larceny and vandalism in a complaint filed last month by Salem police after he allegedly stole at least three advertising signs for Rita's Italian Ice, a ...
Lawyer slams tough breathalyzer rules
A prominent defence lawyer in the province is slamming a new administrative penalty that suspends someone's licence for a week after blowing too high on a roadside screening device.
Lawyer challenges breathalyzer rules
A prominent defence lawyer in the province is slamming a new administrative penalty that suspends someone's licence for a week after blowing too high on a roadside screening device.
Lawyer challenges breathalyzer rules
A prominent defence lawyer in the province is slamming a new administrative penalty that suspends someone's licence for a week after blowing too high on a roadside screening device.
Lawyer in DBP loan mess laid to rest
The Development Bank of the Philippines lawyer, who committed suicide after being caught up in an investigation into alleged anomalous transactions of the bank, was laid to rest on Saturday. Benjamin Pinpin was buried at Loyola Memorial Park in Paranaque City past 4 p.m.
R.I. attorney general backs access to records
Attorney general speaks at conference on open meetings, is met by protesters opposing Secure Communities program
New York Lawyer Says Asbestos Disease Will Remain After Canadian Mine Closes
Leading mesothelioma victims’ advocate Joseph W. Belluck says it can take decades for signs of the disease to appear.New York, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2011 New York mesothelioma attorney Joseph W. Belluck says he welcomes news that Canada’s last fully functional asbestos mine may soon exhaust its deposits and close.“The mine can’t shut down soon enough from our perspective,” said Belluck, a ...
Lawyer for charged mayor may face court
THE former lawyer for Unley mayor Lachlan Clyne faces court action for impeding the police investigation into his alleged activities.
U.S. attorney investigating Citigroup mortgage arm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc said in a regulatory filing on Friday that the Justice Department is examining its mortgage business.
Lawyer hits Daanbantayan beautification program
A lawyer has questioned the beautification program in the northern town of Daanbantayan that has allegedly sacrificed some trees.
Attorney fees may cost Seattle in civil suit
The Associated Press The Associated Press SEATTLE Attorney fees could end up costing the city of Seattle a lot more than the $1 verdict in a civil rights case concerning the police department. Andrew Rutherford's lawyers have asked U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman to approve attorney fees and costs totaling more than $419,000, in addition to the $1 that he was awarded after successfully suing ...
Attorney claims his client was never involved in child porn group
TERRYVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The attorney for a Connecticut man accused of participating in an international child pornography network says he was never involved in the group.
LAKE ELSINORE: Council to look at city attorney services
Lake Elsinore City Council members are expected to discuss the performance and contract of the city attorney, at Councilman Daryl Hickman's request.
Attorney claims his client was never involved in child porn group
TERRYVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The attorney for a Connecticut man accused of participating in an international child pornography network says he was never involved in the group.
LAKE ELSINORE: Council to look at city attorney services
Lake Elsinore City Council members are expected to discuss the performance and contract of the city attorney, at Councilman Daryl Hickman's request.
Attorney for Suspected Terrorist Speaks Out
The attorney for one of the two suspected terrorist arrested in Bowling Green is weighing in on the battle over where the men should be tried.
Attorney claims his client was never involved in child porn group
TERRYVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The attorney for a Connecticut man accused of participating in an international child pornography network says he was never involved in the group.
Lawyer must make his case with more active job search
The legal profession was hit hard in the economic downturn, and lawyers such as Jeffrey Koval, who specializes in real estate and retail development, were struck particularly hard. As development slowed to a crawl, so did business at his law firm, Jeffrey Koval Associates Inc. in East Greenwich, R.I.
Attorney: Family 'outraged' by dropped charges in dog attack
The attorney representing the young boy who was attacked by a Hanover man's pit bulls last year said the York County District Attorney's office "folded like a cheap suit" by withdrawing three of the five criminal charges.
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.
North Bergen town attorney making top dollar
One of N.J.'s highest-paid municipal attorneys enjoys a 30-hour workweek, eight weeks of paid time off, and the promise of a six-figure pension — all courtesy of North Bergen taxpayers. Herbert Klitzner's $214,106 municipal salary and benefits are unrivaled by attorneys who lead legal departments in N.J.'s biggest cities.
City's proposal illegal, attorney general says
FORT WAYNE Indiana's attorney general says a proposed Fort Wayne ordinance that would bar the city from doing business with campaign donors is illegal.
DC-based Energy Attorney Launches Bundled Information Product on FERC's Transmission Rule; Names Top 20 Commenters on ...
DC-based energy attorney Carolyn Elefant released a list of the top 20 commenters in FERC's new rule on transmission, along with a free summary and bundled information product to help industry participants prepare for the next steps.Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 07, 2011 DC-based energy lawyer and microfirm owner Carolyn Elefant, has launched a bundled information product designed to assist law ...
Attorney's ties to county trustees in Colorado raise questions
Lawrence Castle's law firm files more foreclosure cases than any other in Colorado's 12 largest counties. He has a stake in the computer software that processes foreclosures in eight of those counties. And he is a donor to the association of trustees who oversee the foreclosures.
Powers of attorney: Useful instruments, whether temporary or permanent
Situations will arise in life when you must take action, and there’s a chance you might be incapacitated, unable to be physically present or can’t make a timely decision.
City's proposal illegal, attorney general says
FORT WAYNE Indiana's attorney general says a proposed Fort Wayne ordinance that would bar the city from doing business with campaign donors is illegal.
Attorney claims his client was never involved in child porn group
TERRYVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The attorney for a Connecticut man accused of participating in an international child pornography network says he was never involved in the group.
Lawyer fights Malaysia swap deal
A refugee lawyer is seeking a High Court injunction in a bid to stop the Federal Government sending asylum seekers to Malaysia.
Comment on Attorney's ties to county trustees in Colorado raise questions
Capitalism at its finest.
Attorney claims his client was never involved in child porn group
TERRYVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The attorney for a Connecticut man accused of participating in an international child pornography network says he was never involved in the group.
San Francisco asks: What makes a good district attorney?
Are there any major issues the candidates for district attorney disagree on? Or is the race for The City’s top prosecutor destined to come down to experience, personality and name recognition? Through several debates so far, District Attorney George Gascón, Sharmin Bock and David Onek have each expressed support for “progressive” San Francisco values, including programs emphasizing ...
Attorney claims his client was never involved in child porn group
TERRYVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The attorney for a Connecticut man accused of participating in an international child pornography network says he was never involved in the group.
Lawyer: Israel's Katsav may have lied in rape case
A lawyer appealing former President Moshe Katsav's rape conviction suggested in court Sunday that his client might have lied when he denied having sex with his accuser.
Attorney fees may cost Seattle more than $1 verdict
SEATTLE -- Attorney fees could end up costing the city of Seattle a lot more than the $1 verdict in a civil rights case concerning the police department.
Attorney fees may cost Seattle more than $1 verdict
SEATTLE -- Attorney fees could end up costing the city of Seattle a lot more than the $1 verdict in a civil rights case concerning the police department.
Attorney fees may cost Seattle more than $1 verdict
SEATTLE -- Attorney fees could end up costing the city of Seattle a lot more than the $1 verdict in a civil rights case concerning the police department.
Attorney fees may cost Seattle more than $1 verdict
SEATTLE -- Attorney fees could end up costing the city of Seattle a lot more than the $1 verdict in a civil rights case concerning the police department.
Comment on Attorney's ties to county trustees in Colorado raise questions
"This is the mentality of too many public employees. This is not her money and she eats from the public trough." Also the article fails to mention that trustee offices are self supportive, paid through the fees they collect, not general taxpayer dollars. The expense is not that of the general state taxpayer or the county.
Hopeful lawyer says Ng prosecution case a fabrication of guilt
THE lawyer defending Australian businessman Matthew Ng in a Chinese court tomorrow says the case against his client is "full of water".
Confidence grows over Ng beating 'ridiculous' charges
The lawyer defending Australian businessman Matthew Ng says the case against his client is 'full of water'.
Hopeful lawyer says Ng prosecution case a fabrication of guilt
THE lawyer defending Australian businessman Matthew Ng in a Chinese court tomorrow says the case against his client is "full of water".
County attorney requests AG opinion on nepotism
Citing discrepancies in Wyoming state statutes, Johnson County Attorney Kenneth DeCock recently questioned whether Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek was in violation of nepotism by working with his son Deputy Paul Kozisek.
Your own lawyer
ST. JOSEPH - For years Debra Williamsen felt out of luck, powerless to collect the share of property she claimed was hers under a 1999 divorce settlement. Living on disability payments and unable to afford a lawyer, the Hagar Township woman heard from a friend that help was available for people who want to represent themselves in court.
Your own lawyer
ST. JOSEPH - For years Debra Williamsen felt out of luck, powerless to collect the share of property she claimed was hers under a 1999 divorce settlement. Living on disability payments and unable to afford a lawyer, the Hagar Township woman heard from a friend that help was available for people who want to represent themselves in court.
Confidence grows over Ng beating 'ridiculous' charges
The lawyer defending Australian businessman Matthew Ng says the case against his client is 'full of water'.
Asylum transfer 'life or death': lawyer
The lawyer who secured an injunction preventing the transport of asylum seekers to Malaysia insists the case is a matter of life or death.
Comment on Attorney's ties to county trustees in Colorado raise questions
Yawn . . .
Asylum transfer 'life or death', lawyer
The lawyer who secured an injunction preventing transfers to Malaysia says it is a matter of life or death.
Comment on Attorney's ties to county trustees in Colorado raise questions
I don't care what you wrap it up in or what you call it but conflict of interest is conflict of interest and Colorado allows anyone to walk into the Trustees office and file a notice of demand and begin foreclosure on your property without a shread of legally recognized evidence that they have a right to do so. A week or a year later that same person can walk in again with a completely different ...
Lawyer haunted by Temple secret relieved
He harbored a horrible secret. While a massive search was going on for a local realtor, he knew she was dead. Read this lawyer's story of being burned with the truth for over a decade.