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Corzine retains leading white-collar defense lawyer
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jon Corzine, chief executive of collapsed securities firm MF Global Holdings Ltd. hired leading white-collar defense lawyer Andrew Levander to represent him, a legal source briefed on the matter said on Thursday night.
Cain Accuser Tells of Pattern, Lawyer Attests
Multiple incidents of “inappropriate behaviors and unwanted advances” led to a formal complaint, a woman’s lawyer said.
Lawyer falls for scam, found guilty of fraud
A senior Rotorua lawyer and Maori trust chairman has been found guilty of fraud in a case in which he was deceived by an African loan scam.
Lawyer falls for scam, found guilty of fraud
A senior Rotorua lawyer and Maori trust chairman has been found guilty of fraud in a case in which he was deceived by an African loan scam.
Assembly OKs bill capping attorney fees
The Assembly signed off on a bill Thursday capping attorney fees written by a lawmaker whose company faces paying $20,000 in such fees to a tenant who sued the firm.
Husky Stadium moments: A day Lawyer Milloy and UW fans will never forget
Safety Lawyer Milloy remembers the day Don James stepped down as Washington's coach.
State: Brevard attorney done practicing law here
Former Brevard attorney Todd Deratany has been permanently disbarred by the Florida Supreme Court.
Lawyer Howard calls for overhaul of legal system
A total overhaul of the United States legal system is necessary to reduce the burden of regulation, an activist said. read more
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 hits 'hasty' investigation on Ram Revilla slay
The lawyer of the Revilla siblings likened the investigation into Ramgen "Ram" Revilla's murder to the Vizconde massacre case probe, wherein police were allegedly in a hurry to present suspects to be charged, and that at the end of the process innocent people had been jailed unnecessarily.
State: Brevard attorney done practicing law here
Former Brevard attorney Todd Deratany has been permanently disbarred by the Florida Supreme Court.
Lawyer wants Adriatico condo stopped
LAWYER Reynaldo Bagatsing is asking a Manila court to issue an Environmental Protection Order to stop the deterioration of streets around Estero de Abad amid the construction of the Adriatico Gardens condominium beside Manila Zoo.
Lawyer asks SC to reverse ruling on polls postponement
An election lawyer on Friday asked the Supreme Court to reconsider its October 18 ruling declaring as constitutional the law postponing this year's polls at the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and synchronizing them with the 2013 national elections.
APNewsBreak: Bush’s attorney general got memo that mentioned gun-walking probe in 2007
WASHINGTON — A briefing paper prepared for Attorney General Michael Mukasey during the Bush administration in 2007 outlined failed attempts by federal agents to track illicitly purchased guns across the border into Mexico and stressed the need for U.S. and Mexican law enforcement officials to work together on such efforts using a tactic that now is generating controversy. Read full article >>
Lawyer, copier salesman vie for seat on Richland council
An incumbent Hanford lawyer and a copier salesman currently serving as chairman of the Richland Plan
Lawyer: Ram Revilla's sister not in hiding but in shock
A sibling linked to the killing of Ramgen “Ram" Bautista in his house in Parañaque City last Oct. 28 is not in hiding but is still in shock, her lawyer said Wednesday.
Attorney wants county law job
Laredo attorney Marco Montemayor said Thursday he would enter the Democratic primary race for Webb County attorney.
Shrewd lawyer, savvy at politics
With a sly grin, Claude Brewer Carpenter Jr. often “called himself, ‘the world’s greatest and most modest lawyer,’” said his wife, Barbara McHenry Carpenter.
Charleston attorney challenging Hanson for Moultrie post
SULLIVAN - At least two people are already vying for the Moultrie County State's Attorney's post.
Lawyer: Freed comedian held as drug suspect may sue Nigerian antidrug agency after tests
LAGOS, Nigeria — A popular Nigerian comedian who was held as a drug suspect has been released, and his lawyer says he may sue the country’s drug law enforcement agency. Baba Suwe was freed on $3,300 bail Friday in line with a Tuesday court order that said he would remain held only if he excreted drugs. Read full article >>
Lawyer: Freed Nigerian comedian may sue for tests
Lawyer: Freed Nigerian comedian may sue for tests
Lawyer for Cain accuser
The lawyer who represents one of the women who lodged a sexual harassement complaint against Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain said that “she has decided not to relive” the incident. Joel P. Bennett, who filed a request Wednesday asking that the National Restaurant Association waive a confidentiality agreement, said that for his client, revisiting the incident, which he said occured ...
Lawyer in Cain Sexual Harassment Allegations Prepares to Go Public
Joel Bennett, the lawyer for one of the women who has accused Herman Cain of sexually inappropriate behavior, has given the National Restaurant Association until Friday afternoon to respond to a proposed statement on the matter by his client.
2007 memo to Attorney General Mukasey mentioned ATF gun-walking probe
The tactic -- following suspected low-level "straw" buyers of guns instead of arresting them right after purchase -- is aimed at identifying and bringing charges against gun-trafficking ringleaders
Mubarak lawyer says millions frozen by Swiss 'legal'
The lawyer for the family of Hosni Mubarak has said $340 million held in Swiss banks by the two sons of the ousted Egyptian president, and frozen there, are "legal profits" from consulting abroad.
Attorney To Discuss Walmart Shooting Incident
The attorney for a shoplifting suspect shot by a Jefferson County constable is expected to speak to the media Friday.
Lawyer: Freed Nigerian comedian may sue for tests
A popular Nigerian comedian who was held as a drug suspect has been released, and his lawyer says he may sue the country's drug law enforcement agency.
Occupy Cleveland protesters' charges probably won't be dropped, lawyer says
Lawyer for 11 arrested Oct. 21 asked to have the cases dismissed since city reached an agreement in federal court allowing protesters 24-hour access to Public Square
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: Deadspin Wrong On Masturbation Report Against Former ESPN Exec
Why go public and file suit? The reason is simple, says lawyer Judd Burstein: to protect former ESPN exec Keith Clinkscales' reputation.
Attorney censured for alleged rules violation
A Bedford County attorney has received a public censure from the Tennessee Supreme Court's Board of Professional Responsibility. According to a press release from the board, Robert Lee Marlow of...
Lawyer: $10K and Call It a Day?
More details are coming out about the woman who claims to be the mother of Justin Bieber‘s baby. Lawyers for Mariah Yeater, 20, appeared on HLN’s “Dr. Drew” show Thursday urging the pop star to “step up and take” a paternity test. Matt Pare and...
Attorney for woman shot by constable speaks out
John Doyle says Tammie Ortiz's story is very different from what's been alleged.
Lawyer, Restaurant Association Negotiate Statement on Cains Behavior
An attorney for one of the women who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment in the late 1990s said that the National Restaurant Association is working with him on a public statement about the facts of the womans complaint.
Attorney General: Recall Must Target Governor, Lt. Governor Separately
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen issued an opinion on Thursday that said people that want to recall Gov. Scott Walker would have to do a separate recall if they also wanted to recall Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch as well.
Lawyer: Cain's Accuser Claims A 'Series of Inappropriate Behaviors' Occured
A woman who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment in the 1990s while both worked at the National Restaurant Association complained about a series of inappropriate behaviors by the leading Republican presidential candidate, her lawyer said Friday.
No major changes for parish attorney
Parish Attorney Patrick Jackson's role with the Bossier Parish Police Jury will remain the same despite changes made in the wake of a state legislative auditor's report released this week. An advisory services report released Monday found Jackson appears to be an employee of both Bossier-Webster District Attorney Schuyler Marvin and the Bossier Police Jury, requesting his dual employment be ...
Attorney says woman shot at PRP Walmart was not shoplifting
We're learning more about the Louisville woman who was shot by a Jefferson County Constable. Her attorney is speaking on her behalf and says his client is traumatized and was badly hurt, after she was shot by Constable David Whitlock.
Attorney General Takes Action Against Macon County Feed Operator
(Jefferson City, MO) -- Missouri's attorney general  is pursuing legal action against the operator of a confined animal feeding operation (CAFO) in Macon County for violations of the state's Clean Water Law.
Madoff fund lawyer sues BNP for $1 bn
The liquidator of the collapsed Madoff Ponzi scheme has sued French bank BNP Paribas to recover nearly $1 billion he says BNP may have gotten from the investment fund, court papers showed Friday.
Miami officer's attorney denies reckless driving
The Florida case of a trooper ticketing a Miami police officer in his squad car for driving 120 miles per hour "is a simple misunderstanding that has been blown out of proportion," the officer's attorney said Friday.
Stow's Attorney Seeks "Reasonable Settlement"
Bryan Stow's attorney approached Major League Baseball about working out a "reasonable settlement" in the case requesting more than $50 million in damages. Photo Credit: support4bryanstow.com
Lawyer: Woman who accused Cain alleged a "series of inappropriate behaviors''
Lawyer: Woman who accused Cain alleged a "series of inappropriate behaviors"
Lawyer: Accuser alleged "inappropriate behaviors"
A lawyer for a woman who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment while both worked at the National Restaurant Association says she complained about a "series of inappropriate behaviors" in good faith and accepted a financial agreement.
Lawyer: Woman who accused Cain alleged “series of inappropriate behaviors”
WASHINGTON — A lawyer for a woman who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment while both worked at the National Restaurant Association says she complained about a “series of inappropriate behaviors” in good faith and accepted a financial agreement. Joel Bennett told reporters that his client stands by the complaint she made a decade ago even though Cain has said the allegations were baseless ...
Lawyer: Woman Who Accused Cain Alleged a "Series of Inappropriate Behaviors''
Lawyer: Woman who accused Cain alleged a "series of inappropriate behaviors''
No major changes for parish attorney
Parish Attorney Patrick Jackson's role with the Bossier Parish Police Jury will remain the same despite changes made in the wake of a state legislative auditor's report released this week. An advisory services report released Monday found Jackson appears to be an employee of both Bossier-Webster District Attorney Schuyler Marvin and the Bossier Police Jury, requesting his dual employment be ...
Lawyer: Accuser disagrees with Cain's statements
Statement from attorney for woman who accused Herman Cain in 1999 says she complained about a "series of inappropriate behaviors"
Lawyer For Cain Accuser Issues Statement
The lawyer for one of the women who has received a settlement after filing a sexual harassment complaint against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain released a public statement. It rebuts Cain's statements that the claim was baseless. Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Tamara Keith for more.
Lawyer: Accuser Alleged "Inappropriate Behaviors" From Cain
A lawyer for a woman who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment while both worked at the National Restaurant Association says she complained about a "series of inappropriate behaviors" in good faith and accepted a financial agreement.