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Attorney News 09/2011 (Page 3)



Lawyer pleas for WA cop's son
A lawyer representing the WA police commissioner's son has asked the judge not to send his client to prison.

Lawyer sees no chance of Serepisos loan arriving
Terry Serepisos has no chance of receiving a US$100 million loan from Western Gulf Advisory, according to a lawyer representing 12 Australian businesses allegedly scammed by the company.

Lawyer: Ariz. slow to execute condemned inmates
The Associated Press The Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. There are 128 inmates on Arizona's death row and it appears the wheels of justice turn slow when it comes to capital punishment. The state has executed 28 men since it lifted a 30-year moratorium on the death penalty in 1992. Only four of them were on death row for fewer than 10 years. Nearly one in five condemned inmates in Arizona has ...

Chancey to run for Jackson County state's attorney
A graduate of Murphysboro High School and an SIU alumnus has announced he will run for Jackson County state's attorney. Matt Chancey graduated with honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1978.

Umno lawyer defends comments over Sodomy II
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 — As Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s ongoing sodomy trial winds to a close, Malaysia’s best-paid lawyer has denied conspiring with staff in the Prime Minister’s Office to subvert the media and end the political career of the man once deemed the biggest threat to the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN).

Lawyer for Levi Aron Defends Her Clients, and Herself
In taking the case of Levi Aron, who is accused of murdering Leiby Kletzky of Brooklyn, Jennifer L. McCann has been harassed — but she sees her client’s constitutional rights clearly.

Source: Pryor lawyer appealed without consent
Terrelle Pryor's attorney, David Cornwell, filed a letter on Aug. 25 to appeal the Oakland quarterback's five-game suspension, but did so without discussing it with Pryor, his agent Drew Rosenhaus or the NFL Players' Association, according to a source.

Umno lawyer defends comments over Sodomy II
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 — As Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s ongoing sodomy trial winds to a close, Malaysia’s best-paid lawyer has denied conspiring with staff in the Prime Minister’s Office to subvert the media and end the political career of the man once deemed the biggest threat to the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN). Prominent lawyer Datuk Seri Muhammad ...

Crime Commission 'overpaid lawyer by $69k'
A corruption inquiry has heard the lawyer girlfriend of a New South Wales Crime Commission officer received payments that far exceeded what she was entitled to.

Hall County adds deputy county attorney
The Hall County Board of Supervisors has added another attorney to the Hall County attorney's office.

Ex-FG lawyer on WikiLeaks report: Nonsense, tsismis
The lawyer of Jose Miguel Arroyo branded as nonsense a WikiLeaks report quoting businessmen’s knowledge of the former First Gentleman's alleged involvement in widespread corruption during his wife's term.

Hall County adds deputy county attorney
The Hall County Board of Supervisors has added another attorney to the Hall County attorney's office.

Ex-FG lawyer on WikiLeaks report: Nonsense, tsismis
MANILA, Philippines - The lawyer of Jose Miguel Arroyo branded as nonsense a WikiLeaks report quoting businessmen’s knowledge of the former First Gentleman's alleged involvement in widespread corruption during his wife's term.

The new and improved (?) power of attorney law
In June, Gov. Rick Scott signed into law SB 670 (the ”Law”), completely rewriting the Florida Durable Power of Attorney Act, formerly Section 709.08, Florida Statutes.

Lawyer Snapshot: Markus Sermons
What have you learned/achieved through the experience?I’ve learned that sometimes being paid with a smile and a sincere “thank you” feels 10 times better than cashing a check.

Prominent Malaysian Lawyer defends comments over Sodomy II
September 5, 2011 Prominent Malaysian Lawyer defends comments over Sodomy II By Debra Chong@www.themalaysianinsider.com As Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s ongoing sodomy trial winds to a close, Malaysia’s best-paid lawyer has denied conspiring with staff in the Prime Minister’s Office to subvert the media and end the political career of the man once deemed the biggest [...]

Lawyer joins move to stop PNoy from appointing ARMM OICs
Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal asked the Supreme Court to stop President Benigno Aquino III from appointing officers-in-charge of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao when the term of incumbent ARMM officials end on September 30.

Kenya: ICC Judges Raise Concern With Lawyer Kigen
ICC JUDGES raise concern with lawyer Katwa Kigen after it emerges that he drafted statements signed by Ruto witness Henry Kiprono Murei.

Young lawyer named LTO executive director
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) announced on Monday the appointment of lawyer Alfonso 'Aljun' V. Tan, 37, as executive director at the Land Transportation Office under LTO chief Virginia P. Torres.

Sodomy II: Umno lawyer Shafee should be cited for contempt
KUALA LUMPUR - DAP chairman Karpal Singh wants pro-Umno lawyer Datuk Seri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah hauled up for contempt of court, saying the latter had interfered with proceedings in the ongoing Sodomy II trial.

Va. Attorney Convicted in Law Firm Embezzlement
A former attorney has been convicted of embezzling at least $450,000 from the law firm where she worked.

Miami DUI Attorney Launches New Web Site on Labor Day
Miami Attorney Jonathan Parker, whose practice is limited exclusively to DUI defense, is pleased to announce the launching of his new web site this Labor Day. Â The address for the revamped site is www.jonathanhparker.com. Â It's a resource center that is the "go to" location for anyone wanting information about DUI in Florida, as opposed to a brochure about Mr.

Lottery winner must pay for court-appointed attorney
There was only one problem with Megan Gatlin's using a court-appointed attorney in her upcoming criminal trial: She's a lottery winner. The 28-year-old Vancouver woman won $1 million this spring in the Oregon Lottery's St. Patrick's Day Raffle.

Phone-Hacking Lawyer Lewis Says Hearing Could End James Murdoch’s Career
Mark Lewis , the lawyer representing dozens of News of the World phone-hacking victims, said testimony by former News Corp. (NWSA) executives to the U.K. Parliament tomorrow may determine if James Murdoch lied about the scandal.

Attorney: Woman to receive $750,000 in sex abuse settlement with Crookston Catholic Diocese
ST. PAUL - The attorney for a woman who sued the Catholic Diocese of Crooks-ton over allegations of sexual abuse says he will announce a settlement of the lawsuit this morning.  Talk about this topic

Phone-Hacking Lawyer Lewis Says Hearing Could End Murdoch Career
Mark Lewis, the lawyer representing dozens of News of the World phone-hacking victims, said testimony by former News Corp. executives to the U.K. Parliament tomorrow may determine if James Murdoch lied about the scandal.

Lottery winner must pay for court-appointed attorney
There was only one problem with Megan Gatlin's using a court-appointed attorney in her upcoming criminal trial: She's a lottery winner. The 28-year-old Vancouver woman won $1 million this spring in the Oregon Lottery's St. Patrick's Day Raffle.

HAYDEN: Attorney General’s office moves to fight child exploitation
INDIANAPOLIS — When I first heard Indiana Deputy Attorney General David Miller talk about the need to fast-track legislation that would add child trafficking to the state’s sex offenses, I was baffled.

Attorney: Former Screw & Rivet president hiding assets
An attorney overseeing the bankruptcy case of Anderson-based American Screw & Rivet is accusing the company’s president of hiding assets

Corporate lawyer takes life-changing risk
There's that old adage: When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. And then there's David Specter's version, in which life pushes your stress-o-meter into the red zone and you make cabernet sauvignon, merlot and other wines.

Lawyer: Annie Le's Family To Sue Yale
A wrongful death lawsuit will be filed this week against Yale University on behalf of the estate of former student Annie Le, an attorney representing Le's estate said late Monday.

Lawyer gets two years in old state treasury scandal
Charles B. Spadoni, a lawyer convicted eight years ago of obstructing justice as the FBI and a grand jury investigated the corrupt former state treasurer Paul Silvester, was ordered Friday to serve two years in a federal prison and pay a $50,000 fine.

Hall County adds deputy county attorney
The Hall County Board of Supervisors has added another attorney to the Hall County attorney's office.

Uganda: Lawyer Lule Denies MP Singh's Bribe Allegation
Constitutional lawyer and consultant Godfrey Lule has denied knowledge of the affidavit in which Lubaga North MP Singh Katongole made bribery allegations against the trial judge in the case challenging the MP's electoral victory.

Activist: Child of Chinese lawyer denied education
(09-05) 22:51 PDT BEIJING, China (AP) -- A rights activist says the 6-year-old daughter of a blind Chinese dissident has been barred from leaving her house and is unable to attend school. He Peirong says the daughter of...

Phone-Hacking Lawyer Lewis Says Hearing Could End Murdoch Career
Mark Lewis, the lawyer representing dozens of News of the World phone-hacking victims, said testimony by former News Corp. executives to the U.K. Parliament today may determine if James Murdoch lied about the scandal.

SA Attorney Slams New DWI Law
A new Texas state law that went into effect just in time for the Labor Day weekend, making the road a bit tougher for some people accused of driving drunk, is getting mixed reaction.

NY Attorney General may have to defend hydrofracking
A draft of the Department of Environmental Conservation's rules for hydrofracking is due in the coming days.

Phone-Hack Lawyer Says Hearing May End Murdoch Career
Mark Lewis, the lawyer representing dozens of News of the World phone-hacking victims, said testimony by former News Corp. executives to the U.K. Parliament today may determine if James Murdoch lied about the scandal.

Phone-Hack Lawyer Lewis Says Hearing May End Murdoch Career
Mark Lewis, the lawyer representing dozens of News of the World phone-hacking victims, said testimony by former News Corp. executives to the U.K. Parliament today may determine if James Murdoch lied about the scandal.

Lottery winner must pay for court-appointed attorney
There was only one problem with Megan Gatlin's using a court-appointed attorney in her upcoming criminal trial: She's a lottery winner. The 28-year-old Vancouver woman won $1 million this spring in the Oregon Lottery's St. Patrick's Day Raffle.

County attorney, three more arrested for aiding and abetting a good cause
The North Platte Telegraph Lincoln County Attorney Rebecca Harling was arrested in her office on Friday afternoon - for charity.

News Corp. Lawyer Says Hacking Review Wasn’t Full Probe
The former legal manager at News Corp. (NWSA) ’s U.K. unit said the company’s investigation into phone hacking after a reporter’s arrest was never intended to be a wide-ranging probe into wrongdoing.

Attorney: Crookston diocese settles lawsuit
The attorney for a sexual assault victim said Monday that the Diocese of Crookston has settled with his client for $750,000.

Young lawyer aids exile Tibetans with his language and legal skills
In this northern Indian hill town, a steady stream of Tibetans enters a small, windowless office in search of legal advice. Red-robed monks, the elderly, parents with children, and young couples all seat themselves in plastic chairs across from Vinayak Sharma.

Lawyer: James Murdoch must have known about phone hacking
News Corp. executive James Murdoch must have known that illegal phone hacking at the News of the World newspaper was not confined to the single journalist who was imprisoned for it, a former lawyer for the newspaper testified Tuesday.

Young lawyer aids exile Tibetans with his language and legal skills
In Dharmasala, lawyer Vinayak Sharma uses his language and legal skills to help Tibetans facing India's complex legal system.

UPDATE 2-Murdoch knew phone hacking went wider -lawyer
* Ex-lawyer Crone repeats James Murdoch knew hacking wentwider * Crone says company snooped on hacking victims' lawyers * Ex-HR director says hacking claims were thoroughlyinvestigated (Adds Crone, ...

Murdoch knew phone hacking went wider: lawyer
LONDON (Reuters) - James Murdoch knew that phone-hacking at News Corp's News of the World went beyond one "rogue" reporter more than three years ago, the company's ex-chief UK legal counsel told British lawmakers on Tuesday, contradicting repeated denials by Murdoch.

Lottery winner must pay for court-appointed attorney
There was only one problem with Megan Gatlin's using a court-appointed attorney in her upcoming criminal trial: She's a lottery winner. The 28-year-old Vancouver woman won $1 million this spring in the Oregon Lottery's St. Patrick's Day Raffle.



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