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Quan Yifeng's lawyer calls for probation report
After pleading guilty to an act of mischief, TV personality and host Quan Yifeng is said to be suffering from depression that caused her to act aggressively towards taxi driver
Quan Yifeng's lawyer calls for probation report
After pleading guilty to an act of mischief, TV personality and host Quan Yifeng is said to be suffering from depression that caused her to act aggressively towards taxi driver
Syracuse lawyer to challenge Maffei in Democratic primary
Syracuse lawyer Brianne Murphy, an Irish immigrant who is new to politics, plans to announce today that she will challenge former Rep. Dan Maffei in a Democratic primary next year.
Attorney says scam left him deep in debt
The way the salesman put it, buying a life insurance policy and selling to investors was a low-risk venture with a decent return.David Kravetz of Cliffside Park, a 78-year-old attorney with little knowledge of insurance, went for it, taking out a loan to make the investment.
Local attorney receives prestigious award from Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Carol W. Hunstein presents Jesup attorney Alvin Leaphart with a special Amicus Curiae recognition during a visit by the Court to McIntosh County which included a gathering at the Leaphart home.
Attorney asks for reduced bond for accused shooter of NIU student
SYCAMORE – The man accused of killing a Northern Illinois University student last week in a shooting at an off-campus apartment is seeking a lower bond.
An Attorney In Noted Feud Is Arrested
BRIDGEWATER—A goofball prank directed at town hall resulted in New Milford attorney Paul Garlasco surrendering to State Police last week on harassment and breach of peace charges.
Report claims cover up in Russian lawyer's death
A private investigation into the death of a Russian lawyer who had reported official corruption in his country concluded Monday that he was severely beaten and denied medical treatment in prison, and accused the government of failing to prosecute those responsible.
Lohan's Lawyer -- Dr. Murray Does NOT Deserve 4 Years in Prison
Filed under: Shawn Holley , Conrad Murray , Michael Jackson , Celebrity Justice , Exclusive Lindsay Lohan 's lawyer is coming to the defense of Conrad Murray ... claiming the Doc should NOT get the maximum sentence for manslaughtering Michael Jackson ... because it just wouldn't be fair. With Murray's sentencing hearing set for tomorrow in L.A. -- we asked the effervescent Shawn Holley if Conrad ...
Attorney for police officer charged in pregnant woman's death wants additional discovery materials
Attorney Rod O'Farrell has filed a motion for discovery on behalf of Kenneth T. Bluew, and Saginaw County Chief Circuit Judge Robert L. Kaczmarek, who now is presiding over Bluew's case, is scheduled to hear the motion at 10:30 a.m. today.
Attorney General Vows To Fight Duke Energy Rate Increase
Despite Duke Energy dropping their rate increase request in half, Roy Cooper says it is still too much.
Lawyer Snapshot: Alexis Brown-Gelb
Family: My boyfriend, Steve, who is currently deployed with the Navy. My father, stepmother, little brother (Cooper, 14) and little sister (Martine, 11) all live in Jacksonville, which prompted me to move here.
Local attorney pens first novel: Brings Greek myth to modern day
A local attorney was glad to be able to draw on her undergraduate education at the University of Florida to become a published author.
Wabash County State’s Attorney files petition to run for re-election
Wabash County State's Attorney Cassandra Goldman filed her petition Monday to run for re-election. Formal filing began today for the March 20, 2012 Illinois primary.
Attorney: there was 'culture of hazing' at FAMU
An attorney for the family of a Florida A&M University band member who died from suspected hazing says the university had a history and `culture of hazing.'
Peterson lawyer says judge should hear appeal
The attorney for convicted killer Mike Peterson is opposed to an effort by Durham County District Attorney Tracey Cline to remove a Superior Court judge from Peterson's hearing for a new trial.
Attorney: FAMU Band Employs 'Culture Of Hazing'
"No one wants to be in our shoes," Robert Champion's mother says.
Electric coops do not need CDA: lawyer
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Attorney: 'culture of hazing' at FAMU'
An attorney for the family of Florida A&M University band member Robert Champion, who died from suspected hazing, says the university had a history and `culture of hazing.'
U.S. Attorney's Office and Secret Service take lead in Bernie Fine probe, Onondaga County District Attorney says
Onondaga County DA William Fitzpatrick said his office is independently investigating what Syracuse police knew in 2002.
Attorney general asks court to stop Texas redistricting plan
WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked the Supreme Court to stop a federal court from implementing a state redistricting map that could increase minority representation in the state Legislature.
Attorney for band member who died from suspected hazing says FAMU had 'culture of hazing'
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — Florida A&M University had a "culture of hazing" that led to the recent death of a marching band member, an attorney for the student's family said Monday.
Lawyer: 'Culture' of band hazing at Florida A&M
Florida A&M University had a "culture of hazing" that led to the recent death of a marching band member, an attorney for the student's family said Monday.
Algonquin attorney's law license suspended
ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin attorney facing federal murder-for-hire charges has officially had his law license suspended.
District Attorney clears city police in inmate's suicide
The Lancaster County District Attorney has cleared city police of any wrongdoing in regards to the October suicide of an inmate. Prisoner Madou Bathily, 24, hung himself in a police station holding cell on Oct. 25, officials said. Bathily, of West King Street, had been arrested for theft and locked ...
Attorney: 'Culture of hazing' at FAMU led to death
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) -- Florida A&M University had a "culture of hazing" that led to the recent death of a marching band member, an attorney for the student's family said Monday.
Lawyer: FAMU band took grad’s life
The family of a Decatur native who died after a college band performance wants to expose and end what they call “a culture of hazing” at his school. “We are concerned about the culture of cover-up,” the family’s attorney, Christopher Chestnut, said at an 11 a.m. news conference Monday. Robert Champion, a 26-year-old drum major at Florida A & M, died Nov. 19 after a football game. Deputies said ...
TV News Reporter Subpoenaed by Attorney for Fired SF Police Officers
An attorney for former Santa Fe police officers who were fired over issues raised by the takedown and arrest of a man on a Walmart parking lot last year wants... Read more »
Attorney for family of drum major who died to file suit against Florida A&M
Florida A&M University had a "culture of hazing" that led to the recent death of a marching band member, an attorney for the student's family said Monday.
Lawyer: No basis to Anglican's claim of rape by Australian priest
ADELAIDE, Australia (CNS) -- A prominent church-appointed lawyer who investigated an Anglican archbishop's claims of rape against a Catholic priest has found there is no substance to the allegations.
Attorney: 'Hazing' Led To Band Member's Death
Lawyer for Florida A&M University marching band member says school's 'culture of hazing' played role in death Band Director Threatens to Sue Florida A&M University Over Firing
Former Harlingen commissioner says city attorney violated privilege
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 blocked from gun smuggle case
A federal judge says one lawyer cannot represent an entire Deming family accused of selling guns to Mexican cartel members.
Lawyer: 'Culture' of band hazing at Florida A&M
Florida A&M University had a "culture of hazing" that led to the recent death of a marching band member, an attorney for the student's family said Monday.
Attorney: FAMU had 'culture of hazing'
Florida A&M University had a ''culture of hazing'' that led to the recent death of a marching band member, an attorney for the student's family said Monday.
Prosecuting Attorney budget faces changes
Presently, the prosecuting attorney’s budget is completely paid out of a category for other professional services.
Attorney: there was 'culture of hazing' at FAMU
Florida A&M University had a "culture of hazing" that led to the recent death of a marching band member, an attorney for the student's family said Monday.
Attorney: There Was 'Culture of Hazing' at FAMU
Attorney for college band member who died says FAMU had 'culture of hazing'
Attorney: there was 'culture of hazing' at Florida A&M
LITHONIA, Ga. - Florida A&M University had a "culture of hazing" that led to the recent death of a marching band member, an attorney for the student's family said today.
Lawyer outlines psych defense for Pomona woman in fatal White Plains hit & run
WHITE PLAINS — Hours after Sheldene Campbell was arrested in a fatal hit-and-run rampage, her lawyer said today, she was found drinking dirty toilet water in the Westchester County jail.
Lawyer: Florida A&M has "culture of hazing"
Attorney for dead student's family says university's blind eye towards hazing lead to the death
Attorney for family of drum major who died to file suit against Florida A&M
Florida A&M University had a "culture of hazing" that led to the recent death of a marching band member, an attorney for the student's family said Monday.
Attorney General asks Supreme Court to stop redistricting by federal judges
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 A
Sandusky Hires Private Investigator: Attorney
Attorney says that former PSU coach has hired an investigator to prove that he is innocent Photo Credit: Feed Loader
New York lawyer for hotel maid says civil case against Strauss-Kahn not likely for 2 years
PARIS — A lawyer for the New York hotel maid who claims she was sexually assaulted by former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn says he thinks it will be two years before the civil trial opens. But Douglas Wigdor, in France gathering information for his client, told the daily Le Figaro newspaper Monday he came to find women who may have been “confronted with force or constraint” by Strauss-Kahn ...
Mariah Yeater's Lawyer to Ex-BF: You're a Media Whore Hypocrite
Filed under: Justin Bieber The lawyer for Justin Bieber 's alleged baby mama Mariah Yeater is now taking aim at the girl's ex-BF -- telling TMZ, he's guilty of the same thing he accused Mariah of ... exploiting her child for media attention. As we first reported, Mariah's ex Robbie Powell claims he's positive he's the real father of her child -- not Justin Bieber -- and he's willing to cough up ...
Lawyer: Man with terrible luck "terrified" after booking at 201 Poplar
Louisville resident Rick Ricks showed in a Memphis courtroom Monday with his lawyer and lots of apologies.
Feds Withholding Evidence Favorable to Bradley Manning, Lawyer Charges
The civilian lawyer for Bradley Manning, the Army private who allegedly leaked tens of thousands of classified U.S. government documents to WikiLeaks, is seeking to question the severity of the leak by requesting the government’s own internal damage assessments that reportedly contradict statements that Manning irreparably damaged national security.
Columbia attorney West becoming federal magistrate
A Columbia attorney is leaving private practice to become a federal magistrate judge in Florence.
Lawyer: Man charged in Indian Head Park slaying plans to plead not guilty
The man accused of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl plans to plead not guilty next month after his formal indictment, one of his attorneys said today.