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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 decides not to appeal Pojaman's acquittal ruling
Attorney-General Julasing Wasantasing Monday decided not 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.
Lawyer speaks on Internet etiquette | Student Life
A nationally recognized student and academic rights attorney told students last Thursday to be as vigilant online as they are offline.      In a talk organized by the Issues Committee, lawyer C.L. Lindsay spoke to a group of more than 30 students in the Cox auditorium.      “Would you put 50 ...
Attorney tied to Thomas' RICO suit may face sanctions
During opening statements in a hearing that could lead to disciplinary sanctions for former Deputy Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Alexander, Alexander's lawyer repeatedly asked why his client was charged with ethical violations tied to a civil racketeering suit while others who worked on the suit were not.
Ongpin lawyer to Palace: Declassify all DBP accounts
MANILA, Philippines - The lawyer of businessman Roberto Ongpin has challenged Malacanang to declassify all information connected to Development Bank of the Philippines’ (DBP) unpaid loan accounts.
Court Notebook: Syracuse lawyer makes "whatchamacallit" argument in murder case
Lawyer Randi Bianco challenges police officer's definition of "whatchamacallit" as a gun.
Coroner’s verdict absolves MACC, says lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has been “100 per cent” cleared of blame by the coroner’s court when it ruled that a Customs officer’s death in the graftbuster’s Kuala Lumpur office was by misadventure, the commission’s lawyer said today. Prominent lawyer Datuk Seri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, who was hired to ...
Henry's won't face criminal case, attorney general says
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller will not pursue criminal charges against Henry's Turkey Service or its owners for the alleged exploitation of its mentally retarded workers.
Lawyer: Knox was promiscuous, difficult roommate
American student Amanda Knox and her murdered British roommate Meredith Kercher had conflicts over the men Knox brought to their shared home, a lawyer for a man accused and then cleared of killing Kercher told a court in Italy Monday, citing testimony of Kercher's friends.
Knox is a sex-loving she-devil, lawyer alleges
The lawyer of a Perugia bar owner accused by Amanda Knox of killing her roommate has called the American student a sex-loving she-devil who knowingly lied to police to sidetrack the investigation.
Top lawyer made bold advance
When Chicago lawyer Laurel Bellows graduated law school and sought a job with a big law firm, she was pushed into what was then considered the "women's ghetto" of law, handling divorces and estate planning.
‘Bananas’ Lawyer Regaining Appeal?
Lawyer Juan Dominguez is hungry to get back to work now that controversy has died down over his alleged fraud in lawsuits against Dole Food.
Attorney General warns Clarke on legal aid
The Attorney General is to write to Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke over concerns that the Government's cuts to legal aid could lead to the courts becoming clogged with people trying to represent themselves.
Amanda Knox has split personality: lawyer
A lawyer in the appeal trial of Amanda Knox says the US student has a split personality, with the face of a "naive doll", which is the "mask of a phoney".
Attorney:Trooper's Statements Invalid
A defense attorney says statements made by one of two Colorado State Patrol Troopers indicted in the death of an unarmed Redlands man should be invalid.
Ongpin lawyer decries ‘fishing expedition'
MANILA, Philippines — The lawyer of businessman Roberto Ongpin Monday cried foul over the seeming persecution of the former Development Bank of Philippines (DBP) board member by Malacañang when it authorized the declassification of bank files on accounts with alleged links to his client. Reacting to reports that Malacañang has given the go-signal to de-classify the DBP loan documents, Ongpin's ...
Attorney for FSU's Greg Reid is 'puzzled' by arrest
Seminoles defensive back arrested for obstruction
Italian lawyer calls US student Knox a 'she-devil'
Amanda Knox, the American student convicted of killing her British roommate, is a "she-devil" who deliberately accused an innocent man to cover her own crime, a lawyer for the man unjustly implicated in the case said Monday.
Attorney for FSU's Greg Reid 'puzzled' by player's arrest
Seminoles defensive back arrested for obstruction
Lawyer: Knox is a 'she-devil'
An American student accused of killing her roommate in Italy is devoted to satisfying her own appetites, even though she presents an innocent image in court, the lawyer for a man briefly accused of the crime said Monday.
Knox is diabolical, lawyer says
A lawyer describes Amanda Knox, who is appealing over the murder of south Londoner Meredith Kercher, as "diabolical" and "a witch of deception".
Attorney: U.S. Student Amanda Knox is a 'She-Devil'
PERUGIA, Italy – Amanda Knox , the American student convicted of killing her British roommate, is a "she-devil" who deliberately accused an innocent man to cover her own crime, a lawyer for the man unjustly implicated in the case said Monday.
Lawyer: Amanda Knox is 'diabolical,' 'demonic'
Amanda Knox was described by a lawyer as "diabolical" in her appeals trial.
Lawyer calls Amanda Knox a promiscuous 'she-devil'
Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are appealing their 2009 convictions of murdering 21-year-old Briton Meredith Kercher Amanda Knox could play the role of a saint but was a "she-devil" at heart, the lawyer for a man falsely accused by the American student of killing her roommate told an Italian court on Monday.
Monday Matters: Attorney Nets Award From State
Meg Nicholson, assistant district attorney in Poteau, poses as she stands at the entrance to the courthouse Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, in Poteau. Nicholson was recently awarded the 2011 Mitch Sperry Memorial Award for Outstanding Prosecutor.
Attorney Lynda McMaken Appointed to Serve on Bainbridge Island Lodging Tax Advisory Committee
Attorney Lynda McMaken has been appointed by the City of Bainbridge Island to the city's Lodging Tax Advisory Committee, which reviews expenditures for projects promoting tourism on Bainbridge Island. McMaken is a long-time Bainbridge Island civic activist and attorney specializing in business and family law, estate planning and divorce.Bainbridge Island, WA (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 The City ...
Lawyer killers on CCTV?
Police investigating the murder of Lolly Jackson's lawyer have secured crucial CCTV footage.
Knox has a demonic dark side, says lawyer
PERUGIA, Italy: A lawyer in the appeal trial of Amanda Knox over the murder of her British housemate launched a scathing attack on the US student yesterday, saying she was ''diabolical'' and had a split personality.
State attorney general wants judge to drop discrimination lawsuit against Lakeland
Ohio Attorney General Michael DeWine is asking a federal judge to dismiss a $4 million racial discrimination lawsuit against Lakeland Community College.
Lawyer Snapshot: Eric Roberson
Family: Wife, Helen Roberson. Pets: I inherited two felines as part of getting married: Buster and Snuffy.
Attorney gets probation in assault on off-duty prison guard
Buffalo attorney John P. Liberti was sentenced to three years probation and 300 hours of community service today for assaulting an off-duty corrections officer at a concert last year in the Town Ballroom in Buffalo.
'Diabolical' Knox said to have split personality
A lawyer in the appeal trial of US student Amanda Knox for the murder of her British housemate launched a heated attack on Monday, saying she was "diabolical" and suffered from a split personality.
California Bar Suspends Attorney for Illegal Foreclosure Evictions of Tenants
Two years after Tenants Together demanded that attorney David Endres stop illegally evicting tenants, the State Bar of California has suspended Endres from practice.
Sign A Healthcare Proxy, Living Will And Power Of Attorney
While you’re still healthy and clearheaded, you need to decide who will manage your money and medical care—just in case someday you can’t.
Attorney who worked on fen-phen case disbarred
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A Kentucky attorney who worked on the class-action lawsuit over the diet-drug fen-phen was permanently disbarred Thursday for his role in a scheme that cost clients more than $65 million from the settlement and landed two other lawyers in federal prison.
Italian lawyer says 'diabolical' Knox has split personality
A lawyer in the appeal trial of Amanda Knox for murdering her British housemate launched a heated attack Monday on the American student, saying she was "diabolical" and had a split personality.
Lawyer: Amanda Knox can be devil or angel
PERUGIA, Italy, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- American Amanda Knox, appealing her conviction of a British student's death in Italy, is a person with a "double soul," a lawyer said.
Attorney plans to fight damage cap in stage collapse
An attorney is filing a federal lawsuit against Indiana to force it remove its limit on damages to the families of victims of the Indiana State Fair stage collapses.
Lawyer for falsely accused barman brands Amanda Knox a 'she-devil' in court
The lawyer for a man initially blamed by Amanda Knox for Meredith Kercher's murder appeals to the court to uphold Ms Knox's original verdict.
Italian lawyer calls Amanda Knox a 'she-devil'
Italian lawyers described Amanda Knox, the American student convicted of killing her British roommate, as a "she-devil" and a "witch" in an appeals court Monday while calling her alleged victim a "beautiful girl in the prime of her life."
Officer's attorney blames Kelly Thomas for deadly altercation
The defense attorney for a Fullerton police officer charged with murder in connection with the death of homeless man Kelly Thomas sought to portray Thomas as a violent criminal who was ultimately responsible for the struggle with six officers that...
Attorney Aims To Lift $5 Million Fair Claim Limit
An attorney who represents some of the victims of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse is filing a lawsuit in federal court that aims to lift the state's $5 million damage claim cap.
Attorney plans to fight damage cap in stage collapse
An attorney is filing a federal lawsuit against Indiana to force it remove its limit on damages to the families of victims of the Indiana State Fair stage collapses.
Attorney announces candidacy for Ariz. Senate seat
A former Arizona Democratic Party chairman is officially running for his party's nomination for the U.S. seat that Republican Jon Kyl plans to vacate when he retires.
Lawyer calls Amanda Knox a 'she-devil'
Italian lawyers have described an American student convicted of killing her British roommate as a "she-devil" and a "witch" in an appeals court.
Amanda Knox is 'a sex-loving she-devil'
LAWYER tells appeal court that Knox is a "demonic, satanic, diabolical" killer who suffers from a split personality.
Attorney: Blagojevich could be sentenced in late October
Rod Blagojevich's attorney says a federal judge is likely to set the convicted former governor's new sentencing date for late October or early November. Sheldon Sorosky's comments come after Judge James Zagel on Monday canceled an Oct. 6 date to sentence Blagojevich on multiple corruption counts.
County attorney contract extended one year
The Cumberland County Commission approved a one-year extension of county attorney Randal Boston's contract. Commissioners on the budget committee earlier this month asked Cumberland County Mayor Kenneth Carey to approach Boston with a six-month extension while the county researched hiring a full-time staff attorney.
Iran Lawyer Denies Freed Hikers’ Abuse Claims
The lawyer for the released American hikers says their contention that they had been mistreated was baseless and politically motivated.
Attorney: Pearce opponent a 'sham'
A Chandler attorney says he will file a restraining order in an attempt to get an opponent running against Senate President Russell Pearce removed from the ballot.