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Attorney: Ex-player Ortiz to plead guilty
The attorney for former NBA player Jose Ortiz says his client will plead guilty to drug charges in Puerto Rico following an agreement with federal prosecutors.
Dodgers' lawyer suggests Bryan Stow deserves blame
An attorney representing the Dodgers and their owner, Frank McCourt, suggested Thursday that Giants fan Bryan Stow might bear some responsibility for the devastating attack that left him with serious brain damage. "One...
Attorney general probing police chief's complaint against Oneida mayor, public safety commissioner
ONEIDA – The police department has filed complaints with the New York State Attorney General’s Office alleging that Mayor Leo Matzke and former Public Safety Commissioner Army Carinci broke the law, interfered with police investigations and acted improperly in their official capacities.
Michigan Supreme Court allows lawyer's suspension
Detroit — A 30-day suspension for a lawyer involved in the Detroit text-message scandal will stand after the Michigan Supreme Court refused to intervene. In an order released Thursday, the court declined to take an appeal from lawyer Mike Stefani or the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission.
Lawyer: Eddie Palmer was 'in need of a friend.'
Eddie Palmer was sentenced to prison Thursday for his role in a daring jailbreak.
'Lawyer for the poor' denied aid contracts
A selfless lawyer who has spent her career helping some of Britain's most vulnerable people may be forced to call it a day after losing a High Court appeal on Thursday to keep receiving legal aid work.
Report: KC-Based Attorney for Parents of Lisa Irwin Booted from Case
The Kansas City-based attorney for the parents of missing Northland baby Lisa Irwin has been removed from the case by the family's New York City-based attorney, according to reports on Friday morning.
China activists clamour for blind lawyer
Chinese activists, organised through the Internet, have stepped up efforts to visit a blind rights lawyer who they said on Friday has been held under illegal house arrest for over a year.
Marblehead attorney found liable in foreclosure scheme
A Marblehead real estate attorney has been found liable for his involvement in a foreclosure rescue scheme that victimized distressed homeowners facing foreclosure and is now banned from acting as a closing attorney or title agent in any real estate transaction in Massachusetts, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced Friday.
Missing Baby Lisa: Interviews with Brothers Canceled, Attorney Dismissed
Lisa Irwin's Parents Deny Investigators Access to Sons
Man accused in bomb plot was set up: Lawyer
A defence lawyer accused a witness Thursday of "playing on Canadian fears of terrorism" by turning over taped conversations to police in order "to set up an innocent man."
McCourt Attorney: Stow May Be Partly Responsible For Opening Day Attack
An attorney for Dodgers owner Frank McCourt says San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow may be partly to blame for the brutal attack that left him with severe injuries on Opening Day.
Dodgers attorney cites Bryan Stow's blood alcohol level as issue
Dodgers attorney cites Bryan Stow's blood alcohol level
Don’t let bond with builder keep you from getting lawyer’s advice on contract
I am the daughter and granddaughter of lawyers and the great-granddaughter of a judge. For me, it seems only natural to seek a lawyer’s advice before signing an important legal document, especially a contract that dictates the terms for a project with bankrupting potential, such as building a new home or a major remodeling project. Read full article >>
Paul McCormick, Alex Midyette's attorney: Molly Midyette was 'strong, assertive'
Investigator Bill McBean confirmed trial attorney Craig Truman's account that he warned Molly Midyette that he would blame Alex Midyette for their baby's death.
Attorney General’s Office reviewing Sussex altercation
The results of an investigation into an alleged altercation between Sussex County Councilman Vance Phillips and Sussex Sheriff Jeff Christopher have been turned over to the Delaware Attorney General’s Office by Georgetown police. Christopher alleges Phillips threw a notepad at him and kicked him in the groin. Attorney General’s Office spokesman Jason Miller said the case is under review. At 5 p ...
Attorney General: Take proper steps when hiring a snow plow contractor
The New York State State Attorney General’s Office is reminding residents what steps they should take when hiring a snow plow contractor.
Attorney General Wants Drug Crackdown in FL
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is in Florida to address efforts to combat the illegal distribution of prescription drugs.
Lawyer: Family confident new autopsy will rule out suicide
A second autopsy is scheduled for Friday on the remains of a woman found hanged at a historic Coronado estate last summer in what was ruled a suicide.
Kansas City lawyer leaves missing baby case
The Kansas City lawyer for the family of a 10-month-old baby reported missing more than three weeks ago says she's no longer involved in the case.
Kansas City lawyer for family of missing baby says she’s no longer involved in the case.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City lawyer for the family of a 10-month-old baby reported missing more than three weeks ago says she’s no longer involved in the case. Cyndy Short said in a brief statement Friday that she is not working as local counsel for the family of Lisa Irwin, whose parents reported her missing Oct. 4 Read full article >>
Election Guide: Commonwealth's Attorney: Jennifer Wexton
Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 1:54 pm | Updated: 10:42 am, Fri Oct 28, 2011.
Judge ousts Arizona attorney general from redistricting case
Tom Horne can't press case against commission because of a conflict of interest, ruling says.
Wis. attorney will no longer represent Republicans
A Wisconsin attorney known as the country's king of lemon law litigation says he will no longer represent any Republican clients because he's disgusted with a bill working its way through the state Legislature designed to cap lawyer fees.
Attorney, family of missing Missouri baby cut ties
The family of a missing Missouri baby continued to make news Friday, cutting ties with its attorney hours after canceling a police interview with the girl's two half-brothers.
Dodgers attorney: Beating victim Bryan Stow partly to blame
Dodgers owner Frank McCourt's attorney is defending the Dodgers in a suit filed by Stow's family that says the franchise is entirely to blame Originally posted at Crimesider
Interviews with missing infant's brothers canceled
KANSAS CITY, Mo (Reuters) - A lawyer for the parents of missing 11-month-old Lisa Irwin has canceled interviews police were scheduled to conduct on Friday with the infant's two young half-brothers, police said.
Attorney General files suit against mortgage registry corporation
    Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden filed suit yesterday against the shadow mortgage registry known as MERS, citing the company has continuously deceived homeowners facing foreclosure in the state.
Lawyer charges Catholic University with civil rights violations
WASHINGTON -- A famously litigious lawyer has filed charges against the Catholic University of America (CUA) for not providing Muslim students with prayer rooms that are free of Catholic iconography.
Houston defense lawyer charged with fraud
share: digg facebook twitter Abraham Moses Fisch, 52, a criminal defense attorney in Houston, was arrested this morning on charges of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering, federal prosecutors said. Fisch and his wife, Monica Bertman, 60, were arrested minutes ago and are expected to appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Frances H. Stacy ...
Outrage after Dodgers attorney suggests Bryan Stow partly to blame
Outrage after Dodgers' suggest Bryan Stow shared blame for beating
District Attorney Will Not Release Video of Alleged Beating
Darryl Genis, Tony DeNunzio's attorney, sent an e-mail to Santa Barbara District Attorney Joyce Dudley today demanding to get the police dash cam video showing the alleged beating of his client by 4:00 p.m.
Lawyer: Calling Eric Robert To Testify 'Risky'
Norm Pattis says under normal circumstances, Robert may have offered to testify for the state in exchange for life in prison.
Wisconsin attorney cuts out GOP clients over fees cap bill
MADISON, Wis. - An attorney known as the country's king of lemon law litigation said today that he will no longer represent Wisconsin Republicans because he's disgusted with a bill working its way through the Legislature that would cap lawyer fees.
Blake's lawyer says hearing goes well
A lawyer working with former University of North Carolina associate head football coach John Blake thinks his client got a fair hearing.
Attorney General Holder to face lawmakers on gun sting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Eric Holder will testify in December to a congressional panel about a botched operation to track guns smuggled from the United States to Mexican drug cartels, officials said on Friday.
Fort Smith Attorney Announces Judicial Candidacy
A Fort Smith attorney has officially announced his candidacy for the Arkansas Court of Appeals.
Attorney general in Tampa to discuss prescription drug abuse
Nine doctors and two pharmacists were among 22 people caught in a federal drug sweep today Friday accusing them of illegally peddling prescription drugs.
Holder Agrees to Testify onBotched 'Fast and Furious'
Attorney general to appear before House panel about his role in ATF's failed anti-gunrunning operation VIDEO: Demanding Answers on 'Fast and Furious' Full Coverage: ATF
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine forms task force on gun violence
The Violent Crimes with Guns Advisory Group has begun to examine crime statistics to create a profile of likely gun offenders.
Attorney: Weston Now On Suicide Watch
As charges mount against the dungeon case's accused ringleader, she's now on a suicide watch. And there are new revelations about what rescued children say they were forced to witness.
Giants fan's lawyer criticizes Dodgers attorney
An attorney for San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow has responded to comments made by a lawyer for the Los Angeles Dodgers who suggested Stow might be partly to blame for a brutal attack he received in a Dodger Stadium parking lot on opening day. Thomas Girardi told the Los Angeles Times ( (link) 3vrtusb ) on Friday it was wrong for attorney Jerome Jackson to say Stow may have to ...
Giants fan's lawyer criticizes Dodgers attorney
An attorney for San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow has responded to comments made by a lawyer for the Los Angeles Dodgers who suggested Stow might be partly to blame for a brutal attack he received in a Dodger Stadium parking lot on opening day.
Lawyer for beaten Giants fan says Dodgers attorney wrong for comments about opening day attack
LOS ANGELES — An attorney for San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow has responded to comments made by a lawyer for the Los Angeles Dodgers who suggested Stow might be partly to blame for a brutal attack he received in a Dodger Stadium parking lot on opening day. Thomas Girardi told the Los Angeles Times ( (link) 3vrtusb ) on Friday it was wrong for attorney Jerome Jackson to say Stow ...
Giants fan's lawyer criticizes Dodgers attorney
An attorney for San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow has responded to comments made by a lawyer for the Los Angeles Dodgers who suggested Stow might be partly to blame for a brutal attack he received in a Dodger Stadium parking lot on opening day.
Defense lawyer: Wayne county Executive Robert Ficano will not be indicted
Steve Fishman, the attorney representing Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano in an FBI investigation of county government predicted Ficano won't be charged with criminal wrongdoing. Fishman suggested today that the media are creating an overheated atmosphere and that everyone should just let the FBI carry out its investigation before passing judgment.
Giants Fan's Lawyer Criticizes Dodgers Attorney
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Stow's lawyer responds to Dodgers comments
A lawyer for San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow has responded to comments made by a lawyer for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Stow lawyer criticizes Dodgers attorney
An attorney for San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow has responded to comments made by a lawyer for the Los Angeles Dodgers who suggested Stow might be partly to blame for a brutal attack he received in a Dodger Stadium parking lot on opening day.
Local attorney's bash will feature Rascal Flatts
share: digg facebook twitter Local attorney's bash will feature Rascal Flatts HOUSTON CHRONICLE Copyright 2011 HOUSTON CHRONICLE. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 07:40 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2011 Lanier, a Houston attorney, and his wife hold the annual event to share their holiday spirit and raise money for a good ...