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Joe Paterno Fired by Penn State: Victim's Lawyer Speaks
A lawyer for the alleged Jerry Sandusky sex abuse victims spoke out about the fact that Penn State fired Joe Paterno. He said that once again the school acted in its own best interest and has let down . . .
Kilpatrick whistle-blower lawyer guilty of another ethical breach
Detroit— The lawyer who leaked Kwame Kilpatrick's infamous text messages has been found guilty of yet another professional breach of ethics that could boost punishments already ordered by the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board.
Alamo in poor health, attorney says
The attorney for convicted evangelist Tony Alamo says Alamo is hospitalized.
Attorney: Tony Alamo's Health Deteriorating
Convicted evangelist Alamo in poor health
Lawyer: Body-dump ex-wife 'abused' by victim
A lawyer for a Long Island woman accused of stabbing her ex-husband, then dumping his corpse off a parkway, says she was a victim of spousal abuse. The body of 58-year-old Walter Boland was discovered by a jogger Friday near a recreational path alongside the Wantagh State Parkway. State Police...
Attorney says evangelist Tony Alamo, convicted on child sex charges in Arkansas, hospitalized
TEXARKANA, Ark. — The attorney for Tony Alamo says the convicted evangelist has had a heart attack and been hospitalized. The Texarkana Gazette reports ( (link) sTBZsa) that John Wesley Hall said during a court hearing in Arkansas that Alamo also has double pneumonia and a liver ailment. The 77-year-old Alamo is serving a 175-year-prison sentence in Indiana after being convicted of ...
Attorney: Convicted evangelist Alamo hospitalized
The attorney for Tony Alamo says the convicted evangelist has had a heart attack and been hospitalized.
District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office wins three weapons cases
Repeat offender will finally serve time
Ethics Class Ordered for Attorney Paul Garlasco
BRIDGEWATER—The Statewide Grievance Committee last week ordered New Milford attorney Paul Garlasco to attend a continuing legal education course in legal ethics, as Mr. Garlasco previously admitted that he “failed to exercise proper judgment as an attorney during legal proceedings” with the town of Bridgewater.
Lawyer: Evangelist Tony Alamo, convicted on child sex charges in Ark., no longer hospitalized
TEXARKANA, Ark. — The lawyer for an Arkansas evangelist convicted of taking young girls across state lines for sex says his client was hospitalized for about two weeks but has since been released. Defense attorney John Wesley Hall says Tony Alamo told his family that he was suffering from double pneumonia, liver problems and other ailments. Read full article >>
Attorney: 'Bondage porn' found on Coronado mansion computer
The death of Rebecca Zahau at the Spreckels mansion got even more bizarre Saturday, amid reports that investigators found Asian pornography and bondage anime on a computer at the home.
US attorney's office collects $1.8b related to criminal and civil actions
The Massachusetts US Attorney's office collected over $1.8 billion related to criminal and civil actions in fiscal year 2011, representing over 29 percent of the national collection by the Department of Justice, according to a statement from US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz. The collection from civil actions totaled about $1.5 billion, and over $396.7 million in criminal actions, according to the ...
Lawyer, son killed in Cagayan de Oro car fire
A lawyer and his three-year-old son were killed in a fire inside their car in Cagayan de Oro City Saturday morning, a police report said.
Attorney General honors retiring Belmont police vet
28-year veteran near retirement honored for his dedication
Ohio Attorney general to target sex crimes
COLUMBUS -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will put the "full weight" of his office behind an initiative to prevent child sex abuse by hiring 15 investigators to catch pedophiles and child pornographers on the Internet.
State attorney general takes over Nodine case
FOLEY, Alabama — Former Baldwin County district attorney David Whetstone has been asked by the Alabama Attorney General’s Office to serve as lead prosecutor in the Steve Nodine case.
Denver lawyer to seek injunction after cops allegedly ticket Occupy supporter
Prominent Denver defense attorney David Lane plans on taking legal action against the Denver Police Department after television reports that a driver was ticketed for honking in support of Occupy Denver protesters last week.
Kennewick lawyer named to CBC board
A Kennewick lawyer with deep ties to the Mid-Columbia is the most recent addition to the Columbia Ba
Attorney: Sheriff candid on conviction
The case of the stolen frozen Cornish hens lingers on, decades after it began in the hills of Searcy County.
Attorney: ‘It didn’t happen that way’
A Dalton attorney representing a man who was arrested for aggravated stalking on Monday denied that the man was stalking his wife.
Attorney withdraws ex-choral director’s lawsuit
TUPELO – The attorney for former Tupelo High School choral director Calvin Ellis said on Friday he would withdraw the lawsuit filed on his client’s behalf.
Attorney withdraws ex-choral director’s lawsuit
TUPELO – The attorney for former Tupelo High School choral director Calvin Ellis said on Friday he would withdraw the lawsuit filed on his client’s behalf.
Cook County State's Attorney to announce arrests in retail theft rings
Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez will hold a press conference this morning to announce arrests in an investigation targeting retail theft rings operating in Chicago and at suburban shopping malls.
Attorney: Truck faulty in Yale tailgating death
A rented U-Haul that struck and killed a Massachusetts tailgater at a Yale-Harvard football game malfunctioned as a Yale undergraduate drove the vehicle into a crowded parking lot, the student's attorney said Sunday.
Maine US attorney collects $2.4M
Nationally, U.S. Attorney's Offices collected $6.5 billion during fiscal year 2011.
Maine US attorney collects $2.4M
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Maine says it collected nearly $2.4 million in connection with criminal and civil cases it handled in the past fiscal year.
Arroyo won't receive fair trial - lawyer
Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo won't receive a fair trial, her lawyer said.
Coconino County Attorney to seek re-election
Coconino County Attorney David Rozema says he is seeking a second term in office.  The long-time Flagstaff attorney said he's kept all his campaign promises and hoped to continue making the county a safer place.
Attorney: Truck problem caused fatal Yale crash
The attorney for a Yale student who was driving a U-Haul that fatally struck a tailgater at the Yale-Harvard game says a problem with the truck caused the accident.
Convicted Lawyer's 'Last Victims' Still Seeking Justice
When former lawyer, ex-Middletown Mayor and longtime Councilman Stephen Gionfriddo pleaded guilty in 2006 to defrauding law clients out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, he made a statement to the federal judge.
Convicted Lawyer's 'Last Victims' Still Seeking Justice
When former lawyer, ex-Middletown Mayor and longtime Councilman Stephen Gionfriddo pleaded guilty in 2006 to defrauding law clients out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, he made a statement to the federal judge.
Lawyer expects big payouts to make Carrier lawsuits 'go away'
Long after the criminal case against former Colorado Springs police officer Joshua Carrier is resolved, lawsuits will continue to replay the stunning allegations of up to 22 middle school-age boys.That's the nightmare facing the city and Colorado Springs School District 11 as...
Attorney: Truck in Yale tailgating death faulty
A rented U-Haul that struck and killed a Massachusetts tailgater at a Yale-Harvard football game malfunctioned as a Yale undergraduate drove the vehicle into a crowded parking lot, the student's attorney said Sunday. William Dow, representing Yale student Brendan Ross, said Saturday's collision was a "tragic accident that appears to be the result of a vehicle malfunction." He did...
Attorney: Truck in Yale tailgating death faulty
A rented U-Haul that struck and killed a Massachusetts tailgater at a Yale-Harvard football game malfunctioned as a Yale undergraduate drove the vehicle into a crowded parking lot, the student's attorney said Sunday.
Attorney for Yale student driving truck in fatal tailgating crash says vehicle malfunctioned
HARTFORD, Conn. — A rented U-Haul that struck and killed a Massachusetts tailgater at a Yale-Harvard football game malfunctioned as a Yale undergraduate drove the vehicle into a crowded parking lot, the student’s attorney said Sunday. William Dow, representing Yale student Brendan Ross, said Saturday’s collision was a “tragic accident that appears to be the result of a vehicle malfunction.” He ...
Bikies trial will need special courtroom: lawyer
Defence lawyer Craig Caldicott he does not know how the legal system will be able to handle a potential trial next year involving 22 Finks and Hells Angels members.
Coconino Co. Attorney Seeks Re-election
Coconino County Attorney David Rozema says he is seeking a second term in office.
Attorney: Truck malfunctioned in Yale tailgating death
HARTFORD, Conn. — A rented U-Haul that struck and killed a Massachusetts tailgater at a Yale-Harvard football game malfunctioned as a Yale undergraduate drove the vehicle into a crowded parking lot, the student's attorney said Sunday.
Attorney Says Vehicle Malfunction Caused Fatal Yale Bowl Accident
An attorney for the man who was driving a U-Haul that hit three women, killing one, in a tailgate area at the Yale Bowl Saturday said the accident was caused by vehicle malfunction.
Attorney: Truck in Yale tailgating death faulty
William Dow, representing Yale student Brendan Ross, said the collision appeared to be the result of a vehicle malfunction
Lawyer claims Rs 20 lakh compensation
"I not only suffered violation of fundamental liberty, but was also forced to undergo personal, emotional and financial hardships. Also, my profession was adversely affected. Members of my family also faced irreparable loss for my false imprisonment for over 27 months," the petition claimed.
Attorney Says Vehicle Malfunction Caused Fatal Yale Bowl Accident
An attorney for the man who was driving a U-Haul that hit three women, killing one, in a tailgate area at the Yale Bowl Saturday said the accident was caused by vehicle malfunction.
Attorney: Faulty truck caused Yale-Harvard death
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) A rented U-Haul that struck and killed a Massachusetts tailgater at a Yale-Harvard football game malfunctioned as a Yale undergraduate drove the vehicle into a crowded parking lot, the student's attorney said Sunday.
Attorney Says Vehicle Malfunction Caused Fatal Yale Bowl Accident
An attorney for the man who was driving a U-Haul that hit three women, killing one, in a tailgate area at the Yale Bowl Saturday said the accident was caused by vehicle malfunction.
REGION: Deputy district attorney honored for narcotics prosecutions
San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Mary-Ellen Barrett was honored Nov. 12 with a prestigious statewide award for her prosecutions of narcotics offenders, the San Diego County district attorney's office announced last week.
Jury in Trial of Lawyer Paul Bergrin Says It Is Split
The jury will continue deliberating on charges that Paul W. Bergrin, a lawyer for rap stars and drug lords, took part in the murder of a witness.
Attorney: Truck malfunctioned in Yale tailgating death
HARTFORD, Conn. — A rented U-Haul that struck and killed a Massachusetts tailgater at a Yale-Harvard football game malfunctioned as a Yale undergraduate drove the vehicle into a crowded parking lot, the student's attorney said Sunday.
Arroyo Under Arrest, Her Lawyer Challenges Court
Arroyo arrest is being contested by her lawyer. The lawyer of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is contesting the court’s jurisdiction to order the arrest of his client on electoral fraud. Raul Lambino, the former President’s lawyer, said the court will hear a motion today to lift the arrest warrant on the grounds the criminal suit should [...]
Convicted Lawyer's 'Last Victims' Still Seeking Justice
When former lawyer, ex-Middletown Mayor and longtime Councilman Stephen Gionfriddo pleaded guilty in 2006 to defrauding law clients out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, he made a statement to the federal judge.
Attorney: Faulty truck to blame
A rented U-Haul that struck and killed a Massachusetts tailgater at a Yale-Harvard football game malfunctioned as a Yale undergraduate drove the vehicle into a crowded parking lot, the student's attorney said Sunday.