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Lawyer: Conrad Murray's 'Confident' About Appeal
Dr. Conrad Murray, found guilty Monday of causing Michael Jackson's death, begins his new life as an inmate in a section of the Los Angeles County jail where high-profile prisoners are kept, a jail official said.
U.S. drone strikes must stop-American lawyer
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Prominent international human rights lawyer Clive Stafford Smith was impressed by the 16-year-old boy who wanted to draw attention to civilian deaths caused by U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan.
U.S. drone strikes must stop-American lawyer
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Prominent international human rights lawyer Clive Stafford Smith was impressed by the 16-year-old boy who wanted to draw attention to civilian deaths caused by U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan.
U.S. drone strikes must stop, says American lawyer
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Prominent international human rights lawyer Clive Stafford Smith was impressed by the 16-year-old boy who wanted to draw attention to civilian deaths caused by U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan.
News International spied on MPs, says lawyer
A lawyer representing victims of Britain's phone-hacking scandal said Tuesday he had seen documents suggesting that Rupert Murdoch's News International placed politicians under surveillance.
Lawyer: DHS assured no deportation for Macaraeg
The Department of Homeland Security has assured that Elpidio A. Macaraeg, a Filipino maintenance worker who has been on Saipan for 26 years and has been in detention for a month now, will not be deported until his motion to reopen proceedings is heard by the Immigration Court, according to immigration lawyer Mun Su Park.
Alleges Maine lawyer's group embezzler faces trial
The former bookkeeper for the Maine Trial Lawyers Association accused of embezzling $166,000 from the organization is scheduled to go to trial next month.
Murdoch's News International spied on politicians: lawyer
A lawyer representing victims of Britain's phone-hacking scandal says he has seen documents suggesting that Rupert Murdoch's News International placed politicians under surveillance.
Attorney General Faces Senate After Gun Sting
Lawmakers want to know who approved letting straw purchasers buy nearly 2,000 guns for cartels.
Grassley to push Holder: New evidence contradicts claim about when AG learned of ‘Fast and Furious’
Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley plans to grill Attorney General Eric Holder about new evidence showing that he — or at least his immediate office staff — were aware of the deadly consequences of Operation Fast and Furious far earlier than when Holder has testified he knew.
Cain tries to discredit lawyer of woman accusing him of unwanted sex advance
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is trying to discredit the lawyer and the latest woman to accuse him of sexual harassment.
Attorney general says gun-walking 'should never have happened'
Eric Holder said the effects of the "flawed" Fast and Furious operation will be felt for years to come. Read more...
News International put MP Tom Watson under surveillance, lawyer claims
A lawyer representing phone hacking victims says he has seen documents suggesting that News International placed politicians under surveillance.
News International put MP Tom Watson under surveillance, lawyer claims
A lawyer representing phone hacking victims says he has seen documents suggesting that News International placed politicians under surveillance.
Murdoch group set investigators to spy on MPs, claims hacking lawyer
A lawyer representing phone-hacking victims says he has seen documents suggesting that News International placed politicians under surveillance.
Adam Baker's attorney wants trial moved
In a motion for change of venue, Adam Baker's attorney wrote that there is widespread belief in the county that Baker was 'criminally involved in his daughter's death.'
Holder regrets misleading Fast and Furious letter
Attorney General Eric Holder expressed regret Tuesday that the Justice Department sent Congress a misleading letter early this year rejecting allegations of serious problems in the arms trafficking investigation called Operation Fast and Furious.
Attorney general denounces Operation Fast and Furious
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder says a flawed investigation of arms traffickers called Operation Fast and Furious never should have occurred and must never happen again.
Attorney General Eric Holder regrets death of murdered Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry
Speaking about the ATF Operation Fast and Furious at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today, Holder said, "It pains me whenever there's the death of a law enforcement officer"
AUDIO: Lawyer says NoW spied on MPs
Tom Watson MP told Radio 5 live that he was considering his next move after it emerged that MPs may have been spied on by the NoW.
U.S. Justice Dept not probing ex-SEC lawyer Becker
* Lawyer: DOJ not probing David Becker on Madoff conflict* Becker was target of internal watchdog probe* Becker had inherited money from a Madoff fund* SEC watchdog had referred matter to DOJ for reviewBy ...
Lawyer: Conrad Murray's 'Confident' About Appeal
Dr. Conrad Murray, found guilty Monday of causing Michael Jackson's death, begins his new life as an inmate in a section of the Los Angeles County jail where high-profile prisoners are kept, a jail official said.
Attorney general: Cut number of state workers
Attorney General Rob McKenna says private companies should be able to bid to provide more government services, the number of state workers should be reduced and employees should pay more for health insurance premiums.
Barahona Attorney Asks For Separate Trials
The attorney for the adoptive father of murdered 10-year Nubia Barahona filed a motion in court Tuesday asking the judge to have separate trials for Jorge and Carmen Barahona.
US Attorney General: Ready and eager for AT&T trial
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the antitrust division was ready to halt AT&T's planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA.
Cain Hires Lawyer to Troubled Stars
The attorney who introduced embattled Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain at his press conference on Tuesday to deny sexual harassment allegations has a long history in legal media circuses.
Attorney general grilled by Senate on gun sting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday expressed regret over a botched operation meant to track guns smuggled to Mexican drug cartels and said his department misinformed Congress about it.
AG expresses regret in death of slain border agent
Attorney General Eric Holder expressed regret Tuesday to the family of a slain federal border agent as the attorney general underwent pointed questioning by Senate Republicans about a flawed arms trafficking investigation called Operation Fast and Furious.
U.S. attorney general: Ready and eager for AT&T trial
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the antitrust division is ready to halt AT&T's planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA.
Houston attorney who defended Dr. Conrad Murray pushes for probation
share: digg facebook twitter Houston attorney who defended Dr. Conrad Murray pushes for probation HOUSTON CHRONICLE Copyright 2011 HOUSTON CHRONICLE. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 12:35 p.m., Tuesday, November 8, 2011 On Monday, the seven-man, five-woman jury found Houston cardiologist Dr. Conrad Murray guilty of ...
Lawyer's beating sends chill through legal ranks
The savage beating of a well-known criminal lawyer has sent a chill through Quebec's tight-knit legal community.
California Litigation Attorney Blog
The California Litigation Attorney Blog published by the business litigation law firm of Reid & Hellyer provides insights into potential legal entanglements businesses may face involving real estate, construction, employment, labor, civil rights and the media. Read the blog.
US Attorney General: Ready and eager for AT&T trial
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the antitrust division was ready to halt AT&T's planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA.
U.S. attorney general: DOJ 'ready and eager' for AT&T trial
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the antitrust division is prepared to go to court to halt AT&T's planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA.
Conrad Murray attorney: Doctor didn't receive 'fair trial'
Murray says he is "confident" he will win on appeal
U.S. attorney general: Fugitive problems 'unacceptable'
At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said a Chicago Tribune investigation had exposed "simply unacceptable" flaws in America's system for apprehending international fugitives.
Attorney for Middleboro murder suspect says stabbing was in self-defense
The attorney for accused murderer Nicholas C. Pilalas, 26, of Soule St., said he will seek assault-and-battery charges against a group of young men who were involved in a random encounter that turned deadly on a quiet country road. Pilalas, 26, is being held without bail
Attorney General: FBI Hurt Terror Fight With ‘Violent Muslim’ Training
The FBI wasn't just wrong in teaching its agents that average Muslims are likely to be terrorist sympathizers, Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress Tuesday. That bigoted Bureau training undermined the government's efforts to stop the next terror attack.
Capitol Alert: Attorney opens committee for Sacramento region Assembly run
Attorney Chris Parker has opened a campaign committee to raise cash to run for a competitive Assembly seat in the Sacramento region.
Attorney of ex-football players threatens to sue Clover School District
CLOVER, S.C. -- An attorney representing three students kicked off of the Clover High School football team says he's prepared to sue. Attorney Reggie Lloyd says the students were suspended unfairly during last month's hazing investigation. The attorney says if those teens are not reinstated by the end of this week, he's going to court. Right now, the students are finishing the school year in an ...
Lawyer: Soldier says he's innocent of attempted espionage
The attorney representing the 22-year-old Kentucky soldier charged with attempted espionage and communicating military information said Tuesday that his client told him he is innocent.
Attorney for city asks judge to lift injunction on Augusta construction contracts
Because Augusta has changed some of its purchasing practices, an attorney for the city asked a judge Tuesday to lift the injunction that prevents the city from proceeding with the $18 million renovation of the Municipal Building.
Attorney general insists US needs flexibility in terror war, including use of criminal courts
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder says the United States must have the flexibility to prosecute terror suspects in criminal courts. His comments Tuesday underscored the Obama administration’s opposition to congressional efforts to require military custody of terrorist suspects and limit the government’s authority to transfer detainees. Read full article >>
Claremore Attorney To Lead Oklahoma Senate Democrats
Claremore attorney Sen. Sean Burrage has been elected to serve as the next Democratic leader in the Oklahoma Senate.
Cain attorney Wood is tough foe
When Herman Cain held the long-awaited news conference late Tuesday afternoon to tackle allegations that he sexually harassed four women, a smooth-talking Southern attorney was the first person to step to the microphone.
Katich lawyer wants hearing moved
Simon Katich enlists the help of sports lawyer Darren Kane as he prepares his defence for his Cricket Australia disciplinary hearing.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott visits Dekaney High School
Jesus Centeno, a junior at Dekaney High School, recently learned that he has quite a bit in common with Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. He didn't learn it through second-hand information, though ;
Lawyer urges tenants to learn rights
Many tenants do not know their legal rights and are not aware of the free legal services available, according to one Ottawa lawyer.
Attorney on trial in Walhalla
State prosecutors say Odom tried to solicit sex using Internet
Lawyer to push OSC to drop case against him
Former Davies partner asks OSC to stay proceedings surrounding alleged insider trading