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Attorney challenges officer's testimony
COLUMBUS - A defense attorney for a 23-year-old Lincoln man accused of drug and weapons charges has challenged the truthfulness of a police officer's testimony during a Platte County District Court hearing in the case earlier this month.
Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney, Hamid Soleimanian, Provides Legal Assistance for Filing for Bankruptcy
LOS ANGELES -- According to marketwatch.com, although foreclosure activity initially decreased between 2010 and 2011, foreclosure activities rose 7 percent between September and October 2011. Default notices ...
Lawyer seeks dismissal of evidence in Hudson double slay
WOBURN - Lawyers for a Framingham man accused of fatally stabbing two people in a Hudson apartment say their client...
Lawyer seeks dismissal of evidence
WOBURN -- Lawyers for a Framingham man accused of fatally stabbing two people in a Hudson apartment say their client was suffering from severe mental illness when he was questioned by police and his statements should be dismissed as evidence.
Lawyer seeks dismissal of evidence in Hudson case
Lawyers for a Framingham man accused of fatally stabbing two people in a Hudson apartment say their client was suffering from severe mental illness when he was questioned by police and his statements should be dismissed as evidence.
Hugh Grant lawyer hits out at UK tabloid tactics
LONDON (Reuters) - A lawyer for film star Hugh Grant accused a British tabloid newspaper group on Tuesday of using intimidatory tactics, saying they risked derailing an inquiry into media standards. David Sherborne, who is representing a number of victims of intrusion by Britain's scoop-hungry newspapers, hit out at the treatment of Grant after the actor told the inquiry he believed he was the ...
Occupy Vancouver a public nuissance: AG Lawyer
A lawyer representing B.C.'s attorney general argued Tuesday morning that Occupy Vancouver's new site at the Robson Square near the Vancouver Law Courts is in contempt of court and a public nuisance.Lawyer Craig Jones said the new camp may intimidate other people from accessing the courthouse and divert the sheriffs from performing their normal duties in the building.Jones is also arguing for a ...
Hugh Grant's lawyer hits out at tabloid tactics
LONDON (Reuters) - A lawyer for film star Hugh Grant accused a tabloid newspaper group on Tuesday of using intimidatory tactics, saying they risked derailing an inquiry into media standards. David Sherborne, who is representing a number of victims of intrusion by scoop-hungry newspapers, hit out at the treatment of Grant after the actor told the inquiry he believed he was the victim of phone ...
Grant lawyer hits out at UK tabloid tactics
* Lawyer accuses Mail tabloids of intimidation
Penn State 'Victim' Was Retaliating Against a Tough Mentor, Lawyer Claims
Jerry Sandusky's Lawyer Says He Will Likely Go to Jail If New Charges Are Brought
Attorney for Baldwin convicted murderer seeks new trial based on courthouse security recordings
A Baldwin County judge Monday scheduled a hearing to consider a convicted murderer’s request for a new trial based on the possibility that courthouse security cameras in Bay Minette illegally recorded conversations between the defendant and his attorneys.
Estate Planning: The Power Behind a Power of Attorney
Estate Planning: The Power Behind a Power of Attorney
Sandusky's lawyer anticipates more charges
The lawyer for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky told ABC News on Tuesday that he anticipates more charges to be filed against his client.
Attorney disputes charge against driver
CATSKILL — The attorney representing a Greene County Department for the Aging and Youth driver charged last week with burglarizing the home of an elderly client is taking issue with police accusations.
Penn State scandal: Sandusky lawyer anticipates more charges; Paterno’s power was questioned
The lawyer for Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State coach who faces 40 charges of child sex abuse, said he anticipates that more charges may be forthcoming. In an ABC News interview , Joe Amendola said fears that Sandusky’s bail could be revoked and he could be placed in jail. “My concern is if they bring new charges based upon new people coming forth, that bail's going to be set, and he's ...
Penn St. Victim Retalilated Against Mentor: Lawyer
Lawyer for accused Penn State sex abuser Jerry Sandusky tells ABC News that Victim 1 changed his story from fondling to rape as he felt pampered, encouraged and increasingly important while being interviewed by investigators. Lawyer Joe Amendola also said that if additional charges are brought, he fears Sandusky will be jailed as a threat to the community.
Attorney General will appeal sentencing break given Kilpatrick's cousin
Michigan's Attorney General plans to appeal a judge's rejection of state mandated sentencing guidelines today to keep Nneka Cheeks out of prison despite guilty pleas to nine felony counts.
Attorney Raises Concerns In Clairton Police Shooting
A defense attorney raised questions Tuesday about whether an alleged victim could identify suspects in the shooting that paralyzed Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak.
Lawyer: Sandusky bail may increase if new charges
A legal expert says if more charges are filed against former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, he'd have to go through another bail proceeding that might end up being set too high for him to meet it.
US Attorney In SD Collects $4 Mil In Fines, Fees
U.S. Attorney for South Dakota Brendan Johnson says his office has collected more than $4 million in restitution and fines...
Attorney general commends service providers for storm-related credits
Attorney General George Jepsen Tuesday commended those cable, satellite television and telecommunications companies providing storm-related credits to Connecticut customers, which in many cases, exceed what the law and their service contracts required. Follow us on Twitter • Keep up on Facebook “After determining that their Connecticut customers lost service, these companies put their customers ...
Lawyer: New charges could increase Sandusky bail
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A legal expert says if more charges are filed against former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, he'd have to go through another bail proceeding that might end up being set too high for him to meet it.
Sandusky Lawyer Offers More Ignorant Comments: An Alum's Reaction
Ever since Jerry Sandusky appeared in a television interview on November 14, we have seen a lot of his lawyer. Joe Amendola invited controversy when he stood behind his client's innocence after that interview. Amendola even said he expects several victims to recant their...
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.
Lawyer: Sandusky bail may increase if new charges
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's status as a free man could change if additional accusers surface and police file new charges, as his lawyer fears. It's possible that the ex-coach, who is accused of sexual abuse of eight boys over 15 years, could then find himself with such a high bail he would not be able to pay it, criminal defense lawyers said Tuesday.
Exchanges between Bill Gates and Novell attorney get hostile
Billionaire Bill Gates and an attorney for Novell verbally sparred for several hours Tuesday as the co-founder of Microsoft...
Attorney: Bad Butt Injection Claims Are False
Oneal Morris is accused of injecting toxic substances into a woman's buttocks to make them more shapely Photo Credit: Miami Gardens Police
Sandusky's lawyer expects more charges
The preliminary hearing of accused child molester Jerry Sandusky was pushed back Tuesday, while his attorney expressed concern about possible new charges and jail time for the former Penn State assistant coach.
NY top court clears probe of inflated appraisals
New York's top court on Tuesday cleared the state attorney general to pursue allegations that First American Corp. and its former subsidiary eAppraiseIT inflated property appraisals under pressure from client Washington Mutual.
Attorney general drops charges in major drug case
Operation Reno 911 was Anderson's biggest drug roundup
Inventorying Attorney Appointed To Oversee Client Files of Carlsbad Lawyer
CARLSBAD — Carlsbad attorney Matthew Byers has been appointed by the New Mexico Supreme Court as the inventorying attorney for client files of local attorney Shawn Lunsford, who abandoned his... Read more »
Rick Perry calls for Attorney General Holder to resign
Attorney General Eric Holder is on the hot seat over the Department of Justice's handling of the so-called Fast and Furious gun-trafficking operation.
Lawyer's opinion over hall disputed
The Renwick Community Hall is owned by the Education Ministry, not the community, according to the Marlborough District Council's lawyer.
Attorney says bruise is proof of assault on officer
The attorney representing former Carolina Beach police officer Alicia Lachance claims she has proof that her client was assaulted.
Sandusky's attorney expects more charges
The attorney for former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky said he expects more charges to be filed against his client in the sex-abuse scandal that has engulfed the university.
Sandusky's attorney expects more charges
The attorney for former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky said he expects more charges to be filed against his client in the sex-abuse scandal that has engulfed the university.
Man to get probation over harassment of Palin attorney
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania man will be sentenced to five years of criminal probation after he pleads guilty to harassing the family attorney of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, under a plea agreement filed on Tuesday. Details on the plea deal were provided in court filings in U.S. District Court in Anchorage in which Shawn Christy, 20, said he would plead guilty to making ...
Attorney: Bad butt injection claims are false
A transgender woman accused of injecting a victim's buttocks with a substance consisting of cement, mineral oil and "Fix-a-Flat," is innocent, her attorney said Tuesday.
Hung Jury in Murder Trial of Paul Bergrin, Newark Lawyer
Paul W. Bergrin, who prosecutors described as “house counsel” to a feared Newark drug gang, faces retrial on charges of conspiracy and aiding in the murder of a witness against one of his clients.
Sandusky attorney fears new charges and jail time as preliminary hearing delayed
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The preliminary hearing of accused child molester Jerry Sandusky was pushed back Tuesday, while his attorney expressed concern about possible new charges and jail time for the former Penn State assistant coach. Sandusky, who is charged in a 40-count indictment of sexually assaulting eight boys over...
New lawyer appointed for NYC bomb plot suspect
A New York City man charged with crafting homemade bombs in a plot to attack police stations and post offices has a new lawyer, and she says she was appointed because the confidential informant in the case had a legal problem that created a conflict.
New attorney appointed for NYC bomb plot suspect, cites legal conflict involving informant
NEW YORK — A New York City man charged with crafting homemade bombs in a plot to attack police stations and post offices has a new lawyer, and she says she was appointed because the confidential informant in the case had a legal problem that created a conflict. Attorney Lori Cohen said Tuesday she’s representing Jose Pimentel, who had been represented by Legal Aid Society attorney Joseph ...
Attorney for Sandusky says evidence will prove his client's innocence
The attorney for Jerry Sandusky said Tuesday that the former Penn State coach is "destroyed" over allegations of sexual abuse against him and that he has "hard evidence" that will "totally dispute" grand jury testimony on Sandusky allegedly having sex with a young boy in a shower.
Attorney says charges 'unlikely' in home invasion
A Shepherdsville woman who wrestled a gun away from an intruder while her young sons were home says she's still shaken up. Police say the man broke into here home, but she shot him outside of the home. That woman declined an interview because she could potentially be facing charges.
Sandusky attorney: Evidence will prove client's innocence
The attorney for Jerry Sandusky said Tuesday that the former Penn State coach is "destroyed" over allegations of sexual abuse against him.
District Attorney looking into alleged illegal activity by County Executive
The Onondaga County District Attorney's office is reviewing allegations of illegal activity by members of the staff of Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney. What is unusual is that the source of the charges is the chairman of the county's Republican Party. YNN's Bill Carey says it's the latest sign of a deteriorating relationship between two former political allies
Sandusky attorney: Evidence will prove client's innocence
The attorney for Jerry Sandusky said Tuesday that the former Penn State coach is "destroyed" over allegations of sexual abuse against him.
Andrew M. Kramer, innovative labor lawyer, dies at 67
Andrew M. Kramer, an innovative labor lawyer who helped ailing clients such as General Motors shift the burden of their retiree health-care costs away from their balance sheets and into trusts that would help ensure payouts, died Nov. 21 at his home in Potomac. He was 67. His death was confirmed by the Washington office of Jones Day, the law firm where he had been a partner and past chairman of ...
Lawyer accused of taking bribes in central Vietnam
A bar association in the central province of Khanh Hoa has asked local police to investigate accusations that a lawyer has accepted bribes to help a man escape a jail term for theft, a local judge said Monday.
Attorney vows to file trash bills lawsuit
FRONT ROYAL -- After some back-and-forth through the day Tuesday between attorneys for the town and Wynn's Restaurant, the lawyer representing the eatery was still vowing to file suit over billing for garbage removal fees.