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Attorney General Eric Holder subpoenaed again in "Fast & Furious" probe
Attorney General Eric Holder. The House's investigative committee is digging deeper into the ATF's troubled gun-walking operation. Yesterday, it issued a lengthy subpoena to Attorney General Holder demanding unredacted documents related to "Operation Fast & Furious."
Lawyer behind Yeddyurappa arrest faces contempt case
Bangalore, Oct 15 (IANS) Bangalore advocate Sirajin Basha, whose complaint against B.S. Yeddyurappa resulted in the former Karnataka chief minister being jailed Saturday, now faces a case of contempt of court.
Attorney: Suspect in 5-year-old's slaying fears for safety
The gang member charged with slaying Elgin 5-year-old Eric M. Galarza Jr. fears that his life is a risk in Cook County, his attorney says. Authorities say the boy was killed by a shot intended for his father.
Johnston lawyer suspended, found in contempt by Supreme Court
State Supreme Court takes action after Damon D'Ambrosio failed to hand over records and didn't attend Gamblers Anonymous
Next move in Pleau case up to Rhode Islands U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney could ask full appeals court to order murder suspect be handed into federal custody
District attorney asks for review in rape case
The District Attorney's Office is seeking an independent review of rape accusations levied against a Farmington police sergeant.
Call a Lawyer night set for Wednesday
Members of the Young Lawyers Division of the Larimer County Bar Association will host Call-A-Lawyer Night from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday.
Attorney-General Attends Conference In Singapore
Bandar Seri Begawan - The Attorney-General of Brunei Darussalam, Datin Seri Paduka Hjh Hayati binti POKSDSP Hj Mohd Salleh, along with a delegation of officers from Brunei's Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC), recently attended the inaugural Criminal Law Conference held in Singapore from 13 to 14 October.
Attorney General Eric Holder subpoenaed again in "Fast & Furious" probe
Attorney General Eric Holder. The House's investigative committee is digging deeper into the ATF's troubled gun-walking operation. Yesterday, it issued a lengthy subpoena to Attorney General Holder demanding unredacted documents related to "Operation Fast & Furious."
Feds: Lawyer, accountant, salesman ran Mich. sex ring
DETROIT - A lawyer. An accountant. And a salesman.
Lawyer looks to UN and Pope to free Iranian pastor awaiting execution
Mohammad Ali Dadkhah defense lawyer for Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has called on the United Nations and the Pope to apply pressure on Iran for the pastors release
Jackson doctor drops propofol claim
A lawyer for Conrad Murray has dropped the claim Michael Jackson swallowed propofol when he wasn't looking.
Murray's lawyer drops propofol claim
A lawyer for Conrad Murray has dropped the claim Michael Jackson swallowed propofol when he wasn't looking.
Jackson doctor drops propofol claim
A lawyer for the doctor of Michael Jackson has dropped his defence claim that Jackson swallowed propofol.
Conrad Murray lawyer makes statement
Dr Conrad Murray's lawyer says he abandoned a theory that Michael Jackson drank a fatal dose propofol.
Top divorce lawyer pays up to £100k to socialites for referring cases of unhappy couples
Lawyer Ayesha Vardag paid Geeta Sidhu, who she was also representing in a divorce case, the six figure sum for an introduction to German heiress Katrin Radmacher.
Top London lawyer joins Hewitsons
Hewitsons has expanded its private client group with the appointment of Bernadette O’Reilly as a new partner, bringing further senior London expertise to the firm. Read more...
Attorney Hodge challenges incumbent Donelon for La. insurance commissioner
BATON ROUGE -- It looked as if incumbent Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon of Metairie, a Republican, would walk back into office uncontested. But a half hour before the qualifying period ended for the Oct. 22 primary, Baton Rouge attorney Donald Hodge, who is a Democrat, qualified to be on the ballot.
Attorney-General alters copyright consultation paper
Feeding the trolls 101 The Australian Attorney-General’s department has triggered a teacup-storm of speculation, criticism, and conspiracy-theorizing by issuing and then changing a discussion paper on copyright reform.…
Whistleblower given 'unedited' reports
The lawyer for an ACT public service whistleblower has been given access to unedited reports relating to her case.
SC suspends lawyer for a year for insulting judge
MANILA — "Litigants and counsels, particularly the latter because of their position and avowed duty to the courts, cannot be allowed to publicly ridicule, demean and disrespect a judge, and the court that he represents."
Newark Lawyer, Paul Bergrin, Defends Himself in Murder Trial
Paul W. Bergrin, a federal prosecutor turned freewheeling defense lawyer, is charged with orchestrating the 2004 murder of a witness who was to testify against one of his clients.
Civil rights attorney urges Texas to find 'political will' to fund education
Civil rights attorney urges Texas to find 'political will' to fund education
For district attorney, conflict must be guided
The two private attorneys hoping to be the next district attorney in Chester County recently explained how they would avoid conflicts of interest, if elected, due to their close ties to defendants and defense attorneys.
Springfield High grad lead attorney in Georgia execution case
A Springfield native served as the primary attorney for Troy Davis, the 42-year-old Georgia man whose murder conviction and execution attracted worldwide attention.  
REGION: Longtime attorney leaving public defender's office
Kathy Cannon has represented one man accused of killing and dismembering his mother and another man accused of shooting children playing at recess at Carlsbad's Kelly Elementary School.
Attorney Arrested In Hamburg Hit-and-Run
Police have arrested attorney John Duffy of Orchard Park and charged him in connection with the death of Meghan Sorbera, 19. Lieutenant Kevin Trask said Duffy, who practices law in Hamburg, hit and killed the Hilbert College student while driving home around 1:40 a.m. Saturday.
Drink-driving lawyer fined
A Westport lawyer who hid coins in his mouth in a bid to beat a police breath-test machine has admitted he ''lost the plot'' and acted ''like a complete prat''.
'The Good Wife' recap: Strippers and Acquisitions
How can a good lawyer stay good when there's so much inventive to be bad? It's a real problem for Lockhart-Gardner folks these days, what with all the "strippers and acquisitions" parties going down within garter-snapping distance of Will.
PAL lawyer 'congratulates' SC over 'correction', as FASAP protests 'denial of due process'
The lawyer for Philippine Airlines says the Supreme Court should be âcongratulatedâ for owning up to a "mistake", even as the Flight Attendants' and Stewards' Association of the Philippines (FASAP) on Monday asked the High Tribunal to once again revert to the "valid, final and executory judgment" the court had revoked to the surprise of stakeholders and legal observers.
Relatives' attorney urges judge to not drop Aspen CO case
ASPEN — An attorney for surviving relatives of the family of four killed by carbon-monoxide poisoning near Aspen has urged a judge to not dismiss criminal charges against a former building inspector linked to the deaths.
Lawyer waives felony hearing for Riesel
A felony hearing for a woman accused of murdering a Little Falls man in exchange for money has been waived by her lawyer. Jennifer Riesel, 28, of Little Falls, was scheduled to appear in Little Falls Town Court on Monday for the second-degree murder charge she is facing in the death of 74-year-old Francis R. Nelson. Ed Kaminiski, of Utica, her lawyer, waived the hearing which will allow for the ...
Attorney sentenced in insurance scam
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Marina del Rey attorney was sentenced Friday to seven years and eight months in prison for his role in an auto insurance fraud ring that stole about $3 million, officials said.
Strauss-Kahn wants to be questioned in new probe
A lawyer for Dominique Strauss-Kahn says the former IMF chief wants to be questioned by police so that he can debunk claims he was linked to a suspected hotel prostitution ring.
Strauss-Kahn wants to be questioned in new probe
A lawyer for Dominique Strauss-Kahn says the former IMF chief wants to be questioned by police so that he can debunk claims he was linked to a suspected hotel prostitution ring.
Lawyer demands probe of Occupy assault
NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- An anti-Wall Street activist allegedly punched by a New York police officer called for a probe after video showed the same cop roughing up a woman protester.
Lawyer urges SC to come clean on PAL lawyer's letters
A noted public interest lawyer and law professor has urged the Supreme Court to come clean and give more details on its decision to recall its September 7 decision, which declared the retrenchment of more than 1,400 flight attendants of Philippine Airlines illegal and the letters from the flag carrier's lawyer to the justices that prompted them to take back the ruling.
Attorney Wants Convictions Overturned
An attorney for the man convicted as the ringleader in the carjacking and killing a young Knoxville couple in 2007, says the convictions of Lemaricus Davidson and three others must be overturned because their trials were structurally flawed.
Strauss-Kahn wants to be questioned in hotel prostitution probe to clear his name
PARIS - A lawyer for Dominique Strauss-Kahn says the former IMF chief wants to be questioned by police so that he can debunk claims he was linked to a suspected hotel prostitution ring.
Court Notebook: Raymond de Silva "Distinguished Lawyer" award recipient
Onondaga County Bar Association honors de Silva for his lawyering skills and donation of time to bettering the profession.
FdL attorney to receive EAA award
Longtime Fond du Lac attorney Louie Andrew will receive the Experimental Aircraft Associations Henry Kimberly Spirit of Leadership Award.
US Attorney to speak at Marquette University
The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will be at Marquette University this week.
MANVILLE: Lawyer Vella aim to use mediator's skills in Legislature
Democratic state Senate challenger Maureen Vella wants to use her expertise in mediation to bring lawmakers together to create solutions for the state.
Lawyer: Woman in police chief case out of job
Lawyer: Woman in police chief case out of job
Strauss-Kahn wants to be questioned in prostitution probe
A lawyer for Dominique Strauss-Kahn says the former IMF chief wants to be questioned by police so that he can debunk claims he was linked to a suspected hotel prostitution ring.
Lawyer's murder trial set to start
Noted criminal defense lawyer Paul W. Bergrin goes before a jury today in the biggest legal battle of his life defending himself against charges of facilitating the murder of a federal witness in a drug case against one of his clients.
Lawyer: RI woman in police chief case out of a job
A Rhode Island woman at the center of a theft case involving a suspended police chief is no longer working at the Satin Doll strip club and is looking for work, her attorney said Monday.
Attorney For Occupy Wall Street Protester To Meet With DA’s Office Over Pepper Spray Incident
The Occupy Wall Street demonstration enters its fifth week after dozens were arrested in protests over the weekend. But it's the behavior of a police officer early on in the protest that is drawing scrutiny today.
US Attorney to speak at Marquette University
The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will be at Marquette University this week.
Lawyer urges SC to come clean on PAL counsel's letters
A noted public interest lawyer and law professor is urging the Supreme Court to give a more transparent accounting of four purported letters from the lawyer of Philippine Airlines which prompted the sudden recall of a Court decision declaring the retrenchment of more than 1,400 PAL flight attendants illegal.