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Attorney Says Truck in Yale Tailgating Death was Faulty
HARTFORD — 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 pleads guilty in estates theft
LOCKPORT — An attorney who stole more than $235,000 from the estates of three clients pleaded guilty to two felonies Wednesday in State Supreme Court...
Lawyer: Egypt frees filmmaker; 3 college students held
An Egyptian-American filmmaker arrested amid ongoing protests in Cairo has been released, her lawyer said Friday, but three American college students accused of violence were still behind bars.
Hero lawyer stops suicide at court
A lawyer has been praised for bravery after he saved the life of a man attempting suicide inside a court.
Attorney says suit planned in band death
An attorney says the family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school.
Attorney says family plans to sue after Florida band student dies of suspected hazing
MIAMI — An attorney says the family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school. Attorney Christopher Chestnut says the family of 26-year-old Robert Champion is spending the holiday weekend planning Champion’s funeral. The Atlanta resident was found unresponsive on a bus parked outside an Orlando hotel on Saturday night after the school’s football team ...
Attorney says family plans to sue after FAMU band member dies of suspected hazing
MIAMI - The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school, an attorney said Friday. The family of Robert Champion, 26, is spending the holiday weekend planning Champion's funeral, attorney Christopher Chestnut told The Associated Press.
Attorney: Suit Planned in Band Death
Attorney says family plans to sue after Florida band student dies of suspected hazing
Attorney says suit planned in FAMU band member death
An attorney says the family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school.
Attorney says suit planned in FAMU band member death
An attorney says the family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school.
UK lawyer: Tabloid hacking led to untrue stories
UK lawyer: Tabloid hacking led to untrue stories Associated Press Copyright 2011 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 03:59 a.m., Wednesday, November 23, 2011 LONDON (AP) — British journalists illegally eavesdropped to produce stories that were both intrusive and untrue, a lawyer for several victims of tabloid ...
Attorney says suit planned in FAMU band death
The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school, an attorney said Friday.
Attorney: Lawsuit Planned In FAMU Band Death
An attorney says the family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school.
Attorney says suit planned in FAMU drum major death
An attorney says the family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school.
Attorney says suit planned in suspected Florida A&M hazing death
The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school, an attorney said Friday.
Arroyo lawyer might face disbarment
Dr. Juliet Cervantes, the attending physician of former President Gloria Arroyo, leaves the Pasay City (Metro Manila) Regional Trial Court after testifying on the health condition of Mrs. Arroyo on Friday. PHOTO BY RENE DILAN THE spokesman for legal matters of former President and now Rep. Gloria Arroyo of Pampanga province could be disbarred if he was found to have lied about the real health ...
Attorney says suit planned in suspected Florida A&M hazing death
The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school, an attorney said Friday.
Attorney says suit planned in suspected Florida A&M hazing death
The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school, an attorney said Friday.
Attorney: Md. Man To Be Released In Aruba
A judge in Aruba has turned down prosecutors' request to hold American Gary Giordano for 30 more days.
Attorney says suit planned in student's death
MIAMI (AP) — An attorney says the family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died of suspected hazing will sue the school. Attorney Christopher Chestnut says the family of 26-year-old Robert Champion is spending the holiday weekend planning Champion's funeral.
Lawyer accused of forging SFO email
The Serious Fraud Office's former chief prosecutor will face charges next week after allegedly forging documents in an apparent bid to make her ex-boss look bad.It is understood 35-year-old Auckland barrister Anita Killeen will...
Attorney Says Suit Planned in College Band Death
MIAMI -- The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died in what authorities suspect was a hazing incident will sue the school, an attorney said Friday.
Attorney: Drum major's family to sue FAMU
The Jacksonville attorney retained by the family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died in what authorities suspect was a hazing incident last weekend says he is preparing a lawsuit against the school.
Attorney: Suit planned in FAMU drum major's death
The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died in what authorities suspect was a hazing incident will sue the school, an attorney said Friday.
Lawyer: Shooter's Brother Being Unfairly Punished
Lawyer says there is no evidence his client handled or fired a gun that killed a Kalamazoo police officer.
Lawyer Frank S. Ferguson dies at 58
Frank S. Ferguson, a gifted lawyer who advised Virginia attorneys general, state agencies and legislators, has died at age 58.
Alaska attorney general announces resignation
FAIRBANKS - Alaska Attorney General John Burns will resign from office in January, just over a year after being named to lead the state’s Department of Law, the office of Gov. Sean Parnell announce...
Attorney: FAMU Band Director Requests Immediate Reinstatement
Attached is a copy of Attorney Chuck Hobbs' response to the pending dismissal of Dr. Julian White, long-time director of the FAMU Marching 100 by James Ammons, president of Florida A&M University.
State attorney general submits resignation
Alaska Attorney General John Burns is resigning to spend more time with his family, according to a written statement from the governor's office. Burns' one-year tenure as attorney general will end Jan. 2.
Alaska Attorney General Burns Resigns for Personal Reasons, Governor Says
Alaska Attorney General John J. Burns, citing personal family reasons, will resign effective January 2, Governor Sean Parnell said.
Lawyer stops man’s court suicide attempt
A lawyer has been praised for bravery after he saved the life of a man attempting suicide inside a court.
Attorney: 3 arrested US students on way to airport
An attorney for one of three American students arrested during a protest in Cairo says they've been released and are on their way to the airport.
Attorney: 3 arrested U.S. students on way to airport in Egypt
Philadelphia — An attorney for one of three American students arrested during a protest in Cairo says they've been released and are on their way to the airport.
Lawyer: Drexel student released from Egyptian police custody
The Drexel University student who was arrested along with two other Americans by Egyptian police after allegedly throwing Molotov cocktails during a pro-democracy protest has been released from the police station where he had been in custody, his attorney said Friday.
U.S. Attorney, troopers searching SU assistant's home
U.S. Attorney, troopers searching SU assistant's home Associated Press Copyright 2011 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 05:27 p.m., Friday, November 25, 2011 SYRACUSE — Police involved in a sexual-abuse investigation of Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine are searching his home. New ...
U.S. Attorney, troopers searching Syracuse assistant's home
U.S. Attorney, troopers searching Syracuse assistant's home Associated Press Copyright 2011 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 05:37 p.m., Friday, November 25, 2011 SYRACUSE — Authorities involved in a sexual-abuse investigation of Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine carried out a ...
Strauss-Kahn lawyer eyes plot in downfall
Disgraced ex-IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyer on Friday suggested that a political plot could have been behind sex assault charges that brought down his client.
Federal court refuses Texas attorney general’s request to block court-drawn congressional map
AUSTIN, Texas — A federal court refused late Friday to block a congressional redistricting map it drew up for Texas, rejecting a request from the state’s attorney general just hours after the Republican accused the court of “undermining the democratic process.” Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott had asked the San Antonio-based court to stay the implementation of its interim map, which the court ...
Sandusky lawyer cites media’s chilling effect on witnesses
Witnesses who had purportedly agreed to testify on behalf of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky may now be too afraid to come forward for fear of the intense media spotlight surrounding the case, Sandusky's attorney said Friday.
Alaska’s Attorney General Resigning
Alaska’s Attorney General is resigning. John Burns will stay on the job until Jan. 2. In a letter to the Governor, Burns says the decision was “based solely on personal reasons.” He goes on to say he has had to live out of a suitcase, which is not fair to his family in Fairbanks.
Attorney general's office has harsh words for court's redistricting maps
Attorney general's office has harsh words for court's redistricting maps
Attorney general takes over investigation of Judge-elect Sobeck
The investigation of an alleged incident involving Robert Sobeck, recently elected to serve as a district judge in Whitpain, is being referred to the state attorney general’s office by the Montgomery County District Attorney’s office. That’s according to Kevin Steele, the county’s first assistant district attorney.
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.
Hurlbert: What to look for in a new district attorney
Mark Hurlbert is district attorneyfor the Fifth Judicial District, which includes Summit County.
CAPELLO NOT IN RUSSIAN TALKS - LAWYER
Fabio Capello's lawyer has denied the England boss has had talks with a Russian club.
Attorney says 3 arrested U.S. students released in Egypt; one was IU student
Three U.S. students arrested during a protest in Egypt were released Friday and planned to catch flights out of Cairo to begin their trips home, an attorney and family said.
Sandusky lawyer decries media's chilling effect on his witnesses
Witnesses who had purportedly agreed to testify on behalf of former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky now may be afraid to come forward out of fear of the intense media spotlight on the case, Sandusky's attorney said Friday.
DSK lawyer eyes plot in downfall
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyer has suggested his downfall was caused by political conspiracy.
Attorney general takes over investigation of Judge-elect Sobeck
The investigation of an alleged incident involving Robert Sobeck, recently elected to serve as a district judge in Whitpain, is being referred to the state attorney general’s office by the Montgomery County District Attorney’s office. That’s according to Kevin Steele, the county’s first assistant district attorney.
Pointing finger at Corby's dad earns lawyer the sack
SCHAPELLE CORBY'S Australian lawyer has been sacked after saying she would not be surprised if the drugs Corby went to jail for carrying to Bali had belonged to Corby's father.