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Schapelle Corby's lawyer sacked
Schapelle Corby's Australian lawyer has been sacked for pointing the finger at her father.
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.
Schapelle Corby's lawyer sacked
Schapelle Corby's Australian lawyer has been sacked for pointing the finger at her father.
Lawyer itatapat kay Mo
Ang mom at isang male friend ang kasama ni Rhian Ramos na dumalo sa premiere night ng The Road sa SM Megamall last Friday.
Lawyer facing theft charges
Deirdre Przygoda, 46, of Freehold, was arrested on Nov. 16 on charges of theft and misapplication of entrusted property, Monmouth County Prosecutor Peter E. Warshaw Jr. announced. Przygoda, formerly a licensed attorney, previously maintained a law practice in Freehold. read more
Attorney General to File Emergency Stay Challenging Redistricting Maps
AUSTIN—Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott will file an emergency stay application with the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the implementation of legally flawed redistricting maps drawn by a federal panel in San Antonio.
Texas Attorney General asks for emergency action to stop redistricting maps
The Texas Attorney General's Office announced Saturday afternoon it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court for an emergency stay to stop the implementation of Texas House and Senate redistricting maps drawn by a federal court.
Attorney General: Avoid scams and surprises on Cyber Monday
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -Thousands of North Carolina consumers braved the crowds on Black Friday to find deals on holiday gifts but many consumers will instead decide to shop online on Cyber Monday. Attorney
State's lawyer taking redistrict battle to Supreme Court
SAN ANTONIO - As expected, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is taking his fight to block implementation of interim state House and Senate maps issued by a three-judge federal panel in San Antonio to the nation's highest court. The justices in a 2-1 vote denied that request Friday, writing that the state's lawyers had confused key points of the Voting Rights Act and misinterpreted case law. The ...
Woman did not stash sperm to get pregnant, lawyer claims
A Long Island man who claims his exotic-dancer gal pal stashed away his sperm knew all along that his former flame was itching to get pregnant, the woman’s lawyer told The Post yesterday. Joseph Pressil concocted the bizarre story only to try to gain full custody of his and...
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.
Rockland County Attorney Patricia Zugibe is stepping down after 13 years
Rockland's county attorney for the past 13 years will leave her post on Friday. Patricia Zugibe declined to comment on her future plans and whether she planned to take another job.
Raleigh Criminal Lawyer Launches Expanded Criminal Law Blog
The Chetson Firm, a Raleigh criminal lawyer firm, announced an expanded criminal law blog covering various topics important in North Carolina law, including changes to the Driving While Impaired law, changes to the North Carolina's criminal justice system, and commentaries on constitutional law.Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 27, 2011 Raleigh criminal lawyer Damon Chetson announced the launch of an ...
Rudd let Corby down: ex-lawyer
The former lawyer for Schapelle Corby says Kevin Rudd has "dishonoured his position" by not setting up a prisoner exchange program with Indonesia.
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.
Lawyer: Palace ire vs Arroyo an offshoot of Luisita case
Atty. Raul Lambino, the spokesman of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, believes the Aquino government is running after the ex-leader because of her previous decision revoking the stock option plan for farmers in Hacienda Luisita.
Attorney pens book based in Tri-Cities
Jack Devers is a middle-aged, burned-out lawyer who discovers a large volume of drugs being shipped
Case against former attorney dismissed in Gallia
By Amber Gillenwater [email protected] GALLIPOLIS — A case against a former Gallipolis attorney charged with theft of $9,670 in insurance money has been dismissed in the Gallia County C...
Lawyer says violence not sexist
MATTHEW Newton's closest confidant says people should lay off the troubled actor because he didn't just hit women.
Etlinger tossing hat into ring for the county attorney post
SEGUIN - Robert Etlinger, who has served as an assistant county attorney for almost 11 years, has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for county attorney of Guadalupe County.
Lawyer says Matt Newton violence not sexist
CLOSEST confidant says people should lay off the troubled actor because he didn't just hit women - he hit men too.
Heralded young prosecutor joins city state's attorney's office
Vignarajah, 34, will lead new Major Investigations unit Not yet 35, Thiru Vignarajah -- who leads the new Major Investigations unit -- has a sterling resume that includes a term as the editor of the Harvard Law Review, a Supreme Court clerkship under Justice Stephen G. Breyer, and two years as a federal gang prosecutor. Vignarajah's hiring was a coup for Gregg Bernstein, the city's top prosecutor.
Heralded young prosecutor joins city state's attorney's office
Vignarajah, 34, will lead new Major Investigations unit When Thiru Vignarajah left the Maryland U.S. attorney's office to lead a new unit of the city prosecutors, there was the matter of putting together a new team of lawyers to pursue major crimes, bolstering relationships with police and other law enforcement agencies, and identifying the city's most violent criminals.
Texas Attorney General wants redistricting maps thrown out
AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott will file an emergency stay application with the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the implementation of legally flawed redistricting maps drawn by a federal panel
Lawyer says Matt Newton violence not sexist
CLOSEST confidant says people should lay off the troubled actor because he didn't just hit women - he hit men too.
Lawyer Says Daughter-Beating Judge Sought Suspension
A prominent Texas judge placed on leave while the court investigates the circumstances surrounding a video of him beating his daughter with a belt and cursing at her proposed the suspension himself, his lawyer said.
Human rights lawyer files complaint against Mexico President Calderon, 'Chapo' Guzman
A human rights lawyer presented a complaint before the International Criminal Court against Mexico's president, several of his security officials and against drug kingpin Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman-Loera alleging human rights abuses and crimes against humanity.
Dhanbad lawyer association clicks right
"The links of other relevant sites like the Supreme Court of India, Jharkhand High Court and department of legal affairs of the Government of India, would also be incorporated on the web portal," said A.K. Srivastava.
Lawyer wins braces for poor kids — and catches flak
Jo Anne Morrow has secured orthodontics for 89 children who had previously been rejected under the Missouri's prohibitive Medicaid standards for orthodontics.
Lawyer to appear in Berlusconi case
English lawyer David Mills is due to give evidence in connection with corruption charges being brought in Italy against Silvio Berlusconi. Related Stories Egypt begins milestone elections Islamists win power in Morocco US students 'beaten after arrest' US manhunt for 'killer' father Qantas unrest hits airline's profit
UK lawyer to testify in Berlusconi trial
English lawyer David Mills is due to give evidence in former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's bribery trial via a video link from London.
TX Attorney General heads to Supreme Court
Amarillo, Texas - Attorney General Greg Abbott is taking his fight to block the redistricting maps all the way to the US Supreme Court.
UK lawyer to testify in Berlusconi trial
English lawyer David Mills is due to give evidence in former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's bribery trial via a video-link from London.
Marra files grievance against Harlingen city attorney
HARLINGEN — Days before former City Commissioner Kori Marra was to appear in court for the criminal complaint filed against her, she filed a grievance with the State Bar of Texas against City Attorney Roxann Cotroneo, alleging Cotroneo violated attorney-client privilege.
Lawyer Scott C. Cox is the 'go to' guy in big cases
Landing the case of the moment — the Australian fugitive accused of wrapping a phony bomb around a teenager's neck — Louisville criminal defense lawyer Scott C. Cox groused on Facebook that he was being bombarded with calls from rude journalists Down Under.
Former Florida A&M Band Director Threatens to Sue School After Being Fired in Wake of Hazing Investigation
An attorney for a former Florida A&M University (FAMU) band director, fired amidst claims a student's death was linked to hazing, said in a letter released to the media Sunday that his client may seek legal action against the school if he is not reinstated.
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 arrested for selling stolen vehicles
The Malad police have arrested a 38-year-old advocate Shrikant Mishra from his residence in Orlem, Malad yesterday for allegedly making fake documents of stolen vehicles and then selling them in diffe...
Lawyer to testify in Berlusconi trial
English lawyer David Mills is due to give evidence in former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi's bribery trial.
Key witness in murder case unlikely to testify, attorney says
The key witness in a murder case against suspect Charles Jones, whose 7-year-old daughter was killed in a police raid, is unlikely to testify today, his attorney said.
Lawyer to testify in Berlusconi trial
English lawyer David Mills is due to give evidence in former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi's bribery trial.
GMA lawyer dares solon to file disbarment case
MANILA, Philippines - The lawyer of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Monday dared Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Teodoro Casiño to file disbarment cases against the Arroyos' lawyers for allegedly deceiving the public on Arroyo's health.
Area lawyer Young dies at age 92
Richard Young, an international lawyer and son of the namesake of Owen D. Young Central School, died at his home in Van Hornesville on Nov. 18 at the age of 92.
Report claims coverup in Russian lawyer's death
A new report claims a Russian lawyer who died in prison was tortured and deliberately denied medical treatment, and that the official investigation covered it up.
Maharaj to meet with lawyer
Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj and his lawyer are to meet to decide on a course of action, after City Press republished portions of a closed interview with the Scorpions in 2003.
N.C. attorney general cautions residents on cyber shopping
RALEIGH (AP) — Cyber Monday, a day when online retailers offer deals to holiday shoppers, is becoming increasingly popular, but North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is warning that convenience doesn't come without risks. read more
Key witness in murder case unlikely to testify, attorney says
The key witness in a murder case against suspect Charles Jones, whose 7-year-old daughter was killed in a police raid, is unlikely to testify today, his attorney said.
Attorney General Kelly cautions holiday shoppers; offers tips to avoid common consumer problems
Attorney General Linda Kelly urges consumers to exercise caution during the holiday season to avoid common problems, scams and fraud.
New report claims torture, official coverup in prison death of Russian lawyer
MOSCOW — A government probe into the death in prison of a Russian lawyer who exposed official corruption covered up a brutal beating he received in prison and the deliberate denial of medical treatment, a new report claimed Monday. Sergei Magnitsky, who was arrested after accusing officials of corruption, died in November 2009 after the pancreatitis he developed in prison went untreated. Two ...