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Posey's lawyer says NCAA ignored docs
The lawyer for Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey says the NCAA ignored documentation that shows Posey performed the work for which he was paid by a former booster. Attorney Larry James provided documentation to the Associated Press and other media outlets that he believes shows Posey didn't violate NCAA rules for receiving pay for work he didn't perform. The NCAA on Friday suspended Posey ...
U.S. House to subpoena Attorney General for role in gun trafficking operation
The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee plans to subpoena Attorney General Eric Holder as part of its probe into Operation Fast and Furious, a plan to let thousands of guns sold in the U.S. get into the hands of Mexican drug cartels. read more
Lawyer: NCAA ignoring OSU evidence
The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the NCAA with ignoring documentation which he says exonerates or reduces the culpability of his clients.
Ohio State lawyer says NCAA ignoring evidence
The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the NCAA with ignoring documentation which he says exonerates or reduces the culpability of his clients.
'Prairie Lawyer' sculpture dedicated at Lincoln Home
Berva Frank promised her late father-in-law that she would someday fulfill his vision by sculpting the same Abraham Lincoln statue he carved out of wood. It took her 23 years, but on Sunday, Frank's bronze-coated "Prairie Lawyer" statue was unveiled at the Lincoln Home Visitor Center.
Lawyer for OSU football players: NCAA ignoring evidence
The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the NCAA with ignoring documentation which he says exonerates or reduces the culpability of his clients.
Lawyer: NCAA ignored evidence helping Ohio State players
Columbus attorney says he has documentation that supports the case of four suspended Buckeyes. Columbus attorney says he has documentation that supports the case of four suspended Buckeyes.
Lawyer: NCAA ignored evidence helping Ohio State players
Columbus attorney says he has documentation that supports the case of four suspended Buckeyes. The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the NCAA with ignoring documentation that he says exonerates or reduces the culpability of his clients.
Demi Moore consults divorce lawyer
Justin Chan Actress Demi Moore has reportedly met with her divorce lawyer, suggesting that her marriage with Ashton Kutcher will soon come to an end. According to the Daily Mail , Moore is seeking advice from a legal authority after rumors claimed that Kutcher cheated on her. Kutcher supposedly had sex with 23-year-old Sara Leal at the Hard Rock Hotel last month at a time when his anniversary ...
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says American to plead guilty to monarchy insult charges in Thailand
BANGKOK - The lawyer for a detained U.S. citizen charged with insulting Thailand's monarch says his client will plead guilty in the case in hopes his sentence will be reduced.
Lawyer clarifies additional charges filed against Maricel Soriano
Maricel Soriano’s camp denies the allegations of her former household help MANILA, Philippines – Actress Maricel Soriano did not show up for the clarificatory hearing scheduled on Oct. 3 at the Makati Prosecutor’s Office as regards the charges filed against her by her former household helps.    May Cachuela and Camille Acojedo, who filed cases of grave threats, unjust vexation, slander oral ...
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says American to plead guilty to monarchy insult charges in Thailand
BANGKOK — A detained U.S. citizen facing up to 15 years in prison for allegedly insulting Thailand’s royal family was to plead guilty in the case Monday in hopes of receiving a lenient sentence, his lawyer said. Thai-born American Joe Gordon, 54, has been detained since late May on charges of translating parts of a banned biography of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and posting the links online. Read ...
'Humiliated' Demi Moore seeks divorce lawyer
ACTRESS reportedly consults divorce lawyer after a last-ditch attempt to save her marriage to Ashton Kutcher fails.
Oregon's U.S. Attorney's Office posts gay-rights video
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Oregon has become the first federal prosecutor's office in the country to take part in the "It Gets Better" campaign, posting a video of encouragement for gay and lesbian youth.
‘Prairie Lawyer’ statue unveiled
Berva Frank promised her late father-in-law that she would someday fulfill his vision by sculpting the same Abraham Lincoln statue he carved out of wood.
Lawyer for OSU football players: NCAA ignoring evidence
The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the NCAA with ignoring documentation which he says exonerates or reduces the culpability of his clients.
Lawyer: Buckeye players’ evidence ignored
COLUMBUS, Ohio— The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the
Attorney Rachel Alexander offers ethics defense
Attorney Rachel Alexander's defense in the state Bar ethics hearing that may result in sanctions against her has been that she was only following orders when she worked on a controversial civil racketeering lawsuit against county officials, attorneys and Superior Court judges.
Lawyer issues settled, Jub Jub trial to resume in Pretoria
The trial of hip hop artist Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye and Themba Tshabalala is expected to resume in the Protea Magistrate's Court today.
China activists renew efforts to see blind lawyer
Online calls by activists to visit a blind lawyer being held under house arrest in China have drawn unusually large support, with some traipsing to his village and being detained, questioned and even beaten.
Chinese supporters of blind lawyer held under house arrest make new push to visit him
BEIJING — Online calls by activists to visit a blind lawyer being held under house arrest in China have drawn unusually large support, with some traipsing to his village and being detained, questioned and even beaten. The appeals, which began appearing last week, have brought renewed attention to Chen Guangcheng, turning him into a new rallying cause one year after he was released from prison ...
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.
Local attorney named 'Champion of Justice'
An attorney with the Public Defender's Office has been recognized as a legal fighter for individuals in need.
Attorney thwarts office break-in
A Jackson man with a lengthy criminal record spanning nearly 20 years didn't get away with anything when he allegedly broke into a downtown law office on Aug. 31, according to police.
China Activists Renew Efforts to See Blind Lawyer
Chinese supporters of blind lawyer held under house arrest make new push to visit him
Lawyer for Buckeyes points finger at NCAA
The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the NCAA with ignoring documentation he says exonerates or reduces the culpability of his clients.
No-fee lawyer furor
A retired city school official is getting free legal help from the Legal Aid Society -- paid for by tax dollars from cash-strapped Nassau County -- despite receiving a $90,000 annual pension, according to a lawsuit. Lawyer Jason Tenenbaum filed the civil lawsuit as a taxpayer against the Nassau...
Attorney Rachel Alexander offers ethics defense
Attorney Rachel Alexander's defense in the state Bar ethics hearing that may result in sanctions against her has been that she was only following orders when she worked on a controversial civil racketeering lawsuit against county officials, attorneys and Superior Court judges.
Council to discuss attorney law
SALISBURY -- A controversial charter amendment that would have the city attorney overseen by the City Council rather the mayor will be considered at today's legislative session.
Late state's attorney to be honored
PRINCESS ANNE -- The late Logan C. Widdowson, who served as Somerset County's state's attorney for 30 years will be honored Friday when county officials dedicate the building which housed his office in his memory.
More Trouble Finds Outspoken Defense Lawyer
An outspoken defense lawyer is in trouble again in the legal profession. District Judge Susan Johnson issued an order last month holding Jonathan MacArthur in contempt and fined him $500 for refusing to defend a client at a criminal child abuse trial.
Mullin as lawyer targeted in suits
The new CEO of Detroit Metropolitan Airport, under fire for accepting a $200,000 severance, was sued three times over allegations of professional misconduct when she worked as a private attorney.
Lawyer To The Stars Murder Trial
Jury selection is set to begin this week in the trial of a prominent New Jersey defense lawyer accused of trying to set up the murder of a witness.
Mullin as lawyer targeted in suits
The new CEO of Detroit Metropolitan Airport, under fire for accepting a $200,000 severance, was sued three times over allegations of professional misconduct when she worked as a private attorney.
Syrian activist lawyer says non-violence key to success
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian lawyer Razan Zaitouna has been forced into hiding, her family members detained and her fellow activists jailed, killed or forced to flee the country for their pro-democracy activities.
Attorney suspended for stealing from dead client
Lawyer forged papers, lied to judge to collect bail refund, complaint says A Homewood criminal defense attorney who forged his recently deceased client's name on legal papers and lied to a judge so he could pocket the dead man's jail bond has been ordered suspended for a year and until he repays the man's family.
Attorney wants sheriff's department records following internal investigation of $20 theft
A plaintiff in a federal whistleblower lawsuit against the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department has filed a motion questioning the department's handling of an investigation into a theft of $20 from a court employee’s car in Ypsilanti Township. Former Deputy Eric......
Lawyer Sukhov: I'm not charging Tymoshenko for my services
Yuriy Sukhov, a lawyer for former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko representing her interests in the so-called "gas case," has said that he is not charging his client for his services.
Attorney: Farmer 'snapped' and destroyed pelicans
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The attorney for a Minnesota farmer accused of destroying thousands of protected pelican chicks and eggs says the defendant "flipped out" because the birds were damaging his land.
Local state attorney to assist in Caraballo investigation
Monday October 10, 2011 BRATTLEBORO -- A deputy state’s attorney from Windham County will be working with the U.
Local state attorney to assist in Caraballo investigation
BRATTLEBORO -- A deputy state’s attorney from Windham County will be working with the U.S. Attorney for the District of Vermont in its investigation and eventual prosecution of Frank Caraballo.
OSU lawyer: NCAA is ignoring evidence
COLUMBUS -- The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the NCAA with ignoring documentation which he says exonerates or reduces the culpability of his clients.
OSU lawyer: NCAA is ignoring evidence
COLUMBUS - The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the NCAA with ignoring documentation which he says exonerates or reduces the culpability of his clients.
Traffic court lawyer who used slurs agrees to suspension
If approved, deal would require anger management counseling A Chicago attorney who repeatedly used homophobic and offensive language to describe other lawyers while competing for traffic court clients has agreed to at least a monthlong suspension of his license.
Demi Moore reportedly meets with divorce attorney
Have things gone a step further in the Demi Moore-Ashton Kutcher possible break-up saga? According to the U.K.'s Daily Mail, Demi consulted with a divorce attorney over the weekend.
Lawyer confident Bali teen will avoid jail
HOPES are rising that an Australian teenager arrested for drug possession in Bali will avoid a jail term and be ordered instead to undergo rehabilitation.
Lawyer: NCAA Ignoring Players' Evidence
The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the NCAA with ignoring documentation which he says exonerates or reduces the culpability of his clients.
Lawyer: NCAA ignoring OSU players' evidence
COLUMBUS -- The lawyer for several suspended Ohio State football players is charging the NCAA with ignoring documentation which he says exonerates or reduces the culpability of his clients.
Council to discuss attorney law
SALISBURY -- A controversial charter amendment that would have the city attorney overseen by the City Council rather the mayor will be considered at today's legislative session.
Late state's attorney to be honored
PRINCESS ANNE -- The late Logan C. Widdowson, who served as Somerset County's state's attorney for 30 years will be honored Friday when county officials dedicate the building which housed his office in his memory.