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Murder suspect's lawyer quits
The lawyer for a Framingham man accused of butchering his wife last year was allowed yesterday to withdraw from the case after telling a judge he cannot work with his client.
Attorney General Abbott Participates in Wildfire Briefing, Visits Displaced Texans at Bastrop County Red Cross Shelter
BASTROP, TX – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today traveled to Bastrop County, where he participated in a briefing with state and local emergency management authorities and urged local residents to take precautions during these dangerous wildfire conditions.
Attorney General Abbott Participates in Wildfire Briefing, Visits Displaced Texans at Bastrop County Red Cross Shelter
BASTROP, TX – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today traveled to Bastrop County, where he participated in a briefing with state and local emergency management authorities and urged local residents to take precautions during these dangerous wildfire conditions.
Lawyer claims client a victim
NORTH ATTLEBORO - A lawyer for one of two women charged in an undercover prostitution sting at a local massage parlor in July said Thursday the suspects were entrapped by police.
Attorney: Evidence will clear ex-inspector in monoxide case
ASPEN — With two valley men due to stand separate trials in the coming months for the carbon-monoxide poisoning deaths of a Denver family, arguments are heating up in Pitkin County District Court over potential witnesses and evidence.
Attorney: Evidence will clear ex-inspector in monoxide deaths cas
ASPEN — With two valley men due to stand separate trials in the coming months for the carbon-monoxide poisoning deaths of a Denver family, arguments are heating up in Pitkin County District Court over potential witnesses and evidence.
U.S.: Minister, lawyer ran phony tax-return scheme
A minister at a Detroit church and a Farmington Hills lawyer are key figures in a scheme involving phony income tax returns for people looking for "grossly inflated" refunds based on lies, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday.
New York lawyer nabbed in Hong Kong over $2.5M embezzlement
HONG KONG -- A New York lawyer who fled the United States after allegedly embezzling $2.5 million from a client faces extradition after being arrested in Hong Kong, legal officials said Friday. The city's department of justice said Douglas Arntsen of US law firm Crowell & Moring was arrested...
Rwanda: Lawyer Seeks Acquittal of Ex- Mayor On Genocide Charges
The lawyer for former Rwandan mayor, Gregoire Ndahimana, Thursday requested the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) to acquit his client on genocide charges he is facing, for bearing no criminal responsibilities.
Lawyer: Hacking legal action for US
A lawyer for many of Britain's phone hacking victims said legal action would be launched in the United States against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
Lawyer: News Corp to be sued in US for hacking
The lawyer for Britain's phone hacking victims says that legal action will be launched in the United States against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
Attorney who worked on fen-phen case disbarred
A Kentucky attorney who worked on the class action lawsuit over the diet-drug fen-phen has been permanently disbarred for his role in the settlement, which landed two other lawyers in federal prison.
Attorney: Evidence will clear ex-inspector in Aspen monoxide deaths case
With two valley men due to stand separate trials in the coming months for the carbon-monoxide poisoning deaths of a Denver family, arguments are heating up in Pitkin County District Court over
Washington Attorney Exonerated in Guardian Ad Litem Case
WASHINGTON—The Statewide Grievance Committee has exonerated local attorney Barrie Goldstein of allegations that she, during her part in a child custody dispute, violated three provisions of the Rules of Professional Conduct.
UPDATE 1-UK lawyer to start News Corp action in U.S.
(Adds comments from lawyer and News Corp, background) LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - A British lawyer acting forphone-hacking victims said on Friday he is planning to launchlegal action in the United States ...
UPDATE 1-UK lawyer to start News Corp action in U.S.
(Adds comments from lawyer and News Corp, background) LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - A British lawyer acting forphone-hacking victims said on Friday he is planning to launchlegal action in the United States ...
UK lawyer to start News Corp action in U.S.
LONDON (Reuters) - A British lawyer acting for phone-hacking victims said on Friday he is planning to launch legal action in the United States against directors of the News of the World newspaper's parent company News Corp.
Attorney calls passenger accused of carrying knife a 'distinguished' lawyer
A man who allegedly carried a knife onto an airplane and threatened a passenger and police is a "distinguished" lawyer who had stopped taking his medications for mental illness, his defense attorney said Thursday.
Lawyer: Phone hacking legal action to begin in US
A group of British phone-hacking victims plan to ask U.S. courts to look into possible "corrupt practices" at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., a lawyer said Friday. The move could broaden the scope of a scandal that has shaken the mogul's international media empire.
Lawyer stops gripping tale by boxer Gatti's widow
He says the story of a "really ugly" fight between Amanda Rodrigues and her late husband, Arturo Gatti, isn’t relevant in the dispute over his will.
Lawyer to start News Corp action in U.S.
LONDON (Reuters) - A British lawyer acting for phone-hacking victims said on Friday he is planning to launch legal action in the United States against directors of the News of the World newspaper's parent company News Corp.
Lawyer: Phone Hacking Legal Action to Begin in US
UK lawyer for phone hacking victims says legal action to be launched in US against News Corp.
UK lawyer to file hacking lawsuit against News Corp in U.S.
A lawyer for numerous alleged victims of phone hacking by journalists has confirmed that he plans to launch legal action in the United States against media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
Hacking lawyer begins action against News Corp. in US
A lawyer acting for victims of phone hacking at the now-closed News of the World newspaper said Friday he has begun moves to take legal proceedings against its US parent company News Corp.
Lawyer: Phone hacking legal action to begin in U.S.
A group of British phone-hacking victims plan to ask U.S. courts to look into possible 'corrupt practices' at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., a lawyer said Friday. The move could broaden the scope of a scandal ...
US Attorney scammed by ATM skimmer
Skimming is now worth $1 billion a year. Don't let it happen to you .
UPDATE 2-UK lawyer to start News Corp action in U.S.
* New York lawyer exploring legal options in United States * Potential depositions of Murdochs, UK lawyer says (Adds New York lawyer researching legal options in UnitedStates, paragraphs 8-10) LONDON, ...
Michael Jackson death: Attorney Connie Rice among possible jurors
Michael Jackson case: Prominent civil rights attorney Connie Rice is among the potential jurors in the trial of Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray.
Pojaman's appeal relies on attorney-general's decision
Attorney-General Julasing Wasantasing will have the final say on whether to seek a cancellation of the appellate verdict on the tax-evasion case involving Pojaman na Pombejra, ex-wife of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Attorney General warns of increasingly sophisticated robo-calling scam
Attorney General Martha Coakley is asking consumers to be aware of a growing scam that tries to gain access to banking and social security information through the use of robo-calls and text messages.
Farrah Fawcett Foundation Under Investigation
California Attorney General's Office Investigating the Farrah Fawcett Foundation
SEC, former attorney, explain conflict
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Former Securities and Exchange Commission General Counsel David Becker said he has suffered from the controversy surrounding Bernard Madoff's fraud victims.
Attorney releases statement for Bengals player
Covington-based attorney Robert Lotz has released a statement from Anthony Collins about Tuesday's incident at Jerome Simpson's house. Lotz said a copy of the statement has also been sent to Rob Sanders, the Kenton County Attorney.
Lawyer by day, well-connected art collector in her hours off
A statuesque lawyer, her toenails painted an incandescent coral, lopes through a Georgetown courtyard in strappy leather heels, ducks out of the stormy dusk into a gallery, collapses her umbrella and falls into a warm bath of art love. The jazz riffs of Parisian beatmaker Buddy Sativa surge over the sound system as the crowd squirms between canvases and installations. The lawyer turns from one ...
UK lawyer to start News Corp action in U.S.
LONDON (Reuters) - A British lawyer acting for phone-hacking victims said on Friday he is planning to launch legal action in the United States against directors of the News of the World newspaper's parent company News Corp.
Attorney: Judge didn't express fears in Cooperstown case
When Otsego County Court Judge Brian Burns sentenced Anthony Pacherille Jr. to prison this summer for trying to kill another high school classmate, the judge never revealed that he had felt intimidated by a letter sent from Pacherille’s father.
Attorney General Koster Launching Mamtek Investigation
JEFFERSON CITY - Attorney General Chris Koster released a statement Friday about launching an civil and criminal investigation on Mamtek International Limited.
Attorney general probes Chinese sweetener plant
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Thursday that his office has opened an investigation into the financial collapse of a Chinese-owned sweetener plant in Moberly.
Attorney motions to quit in Tracy killing case
The attorney representing a man accused of killing a 20-year-old Tracy man last year has filed a motioned in San Joaquin County Superior Court to withdraw as his legal counsel.
Lawyer kicks off News Corp hacking case in US
A British lawyer acting for victims of phone hacking at the now-closed News of the World newspaper said Friday he has begun moves to take legal proceedings against its US parent company News Corp.
Attorney General warns of new robo-call scam
A new round of "robo-calling'' scams seeking to gain access to consumers’ banking and Social Security information has led to more than 300 complaints to the state Attorney General's Office.
UPDATE 3-UK lawyer to start News Corp action in U.S.
* Lawyers exploring legal options in U.S. over hacking * Plaintiffs could include families of Sept. 11 victims * Potential depositions of Murdochs, UK lawyer says (Adds U.S. plaintiff's firm probe, ...
Lawyer: Phone hacking legal action against News Corp to begin in U.S.
London — A group of British phone-hacking victims plan to ask U.S. courts to look into possible "corrupt practices" at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., a lawyer said Friday. The move could broaden the scope of a scandal that has shaken the mogul's international media empire.
Lawyer, sons in car bombing 'uplifted' by community support
Calling the experience "horrific," the lawyer hurt in a car bombing Tuesday, issued a statement today saying he and his sons are making a physical recovery from their injuries.
Missouri AG investigates Mamtek project
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Friday he is investigating whether laws were broken by a company that accepted public incentives on an unfulfilled promise to employ several hundred people to manufacture artificial sweetener.
Veteran defence lawyer chastised
The Nova Scotia Barristers Society is reviewing a scathing court decision about incompetence by a veteran and well-known defence lawyer, CBC News has learned.
Attorney exudes love for litigation
Attorney exudes love for litigation
City's Top Lawyer Details Payouts of $561 Million in Lawsuits
Michael A. Cardozo, said the laws on tort claims should be changed to protect the government; the Manhattan district attorney discusses drug prosecutions; and a partnership with lawyers in Panama.
Family attorney releases 200 pages of Zahau's phone records
An attorney representing the family of Rebecca Zahau has released more than 200 pages of phone records to News 8
British Lawyer Wants U.S. Hearing on Phone Hacking
LONDON -- A lawyer representing some of Britain's phone hacking victims said on Friday that he was planning legal action in the United States against the News Corporation, the parent company of Rupert Murdoch's global media empire.