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Attorney: 87-year-old accused of drug running will make court date
MICHIGAN CITY — The attorney for the 87-year-old Michigan City man accused of transporting 104 bricks of cocaine Oct. 21 said his client is abiding by the terms of his bond agreement and will be at his next court date in Detroit on Thursday, Nov. 10.
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.
Google lawyer: Why the patent system is broken
Google stands at the center of the escalating mobile patent wars, as the developer of the Android operating system that triggered scores of lawsuits and countersuits. Depending on whom you ask, the company is either the...
New Jersey attorney general sues Philadelphia lawyer Michael Kwasnik over alleged Ponzi scheme
New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow on Friday sued Philadelphia lawyer Michael Kwasnik and others, accusing them of orchestrating a multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme that depleted elderly investors' retirement accounts.
Polly Tatum, attorney
WORCESTER - Attorney Polly Tatum officially began her term as the 100th president of the Worcester County Bar Association on Sept. 1. Ms. Tatum is the third woman and first African-American to be elected to the position. A native of Ayer, she has been practicing law in Worcester since 1995, focusing on divorce and family mediation, same-sex and second-parent adoptions, family law and estate ...
Attorney general defends Indiana's Do-Not-Call law
WASHINGTON -- Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller told Congress on Friday to make sure a proposed loosening of federal rules to allow some automated business calls to cellphones doesn't override tougher state telemarketing laws like Indiana's.
Lawyer Fights For Property Owners In Eminent Domain Cases
Nobody wants to surrender land to the government, but when the government exercises its power of eminent domain - dirty words for property owners - homeowners should at least be paid fair market value. That's the argument of Las Vegas real estate attorney
Lawyer advocates for special needs children
Beth Ross is a Woburn special needs lawyer who helps parents navigate the complex special education process.
Cayuga County district attorney's race gets personal between Budelmann and Strods
DA candidates come out swinging in last days of campaigning.
Penn State official's lawyer shapes his defense
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania law requiring some school officials and others to report suspected child abuse does not apply to a Penn State administrator who's accused of keeping quiet about allegations that a former football coach molested a boy in a shower, the administrator's attorney said Sunday.
RIAA lawyer says DMCA may need overhaul
Jennifer Pariser, the lawyer who oversees RIAA litigation, said that copyright owners may need to ask Congress to make changes to copyright law. The courts are interpreting DMCA in way that strips copyright owners of protections.
RIAA lawyer says DMCA may need overhaul
Jennifer Pariser, the lawyer who oversees RIAA litigation, says copyright owners may need to ask Congress to make changes to copyright law. The courts are interpreting DMCA in way that strips copyright owners of protections.
Cuccinelli on Holder: We might ‘be hoping for some change at the Department of Justice’
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli told The Daily Caller that he thinks Operation Fast and Furious was “an abject disaster” as a federal law enforcement operation, but is not yet calling for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s immediate resignation.
APNewsBreak: PSU official's lawyer shapes defense
A lawyer for a Penn State vice president says he'll seek dismissal of a charge that he didn't properly report suspected child abuse in the investigation into a former football coach.
APNewsBreak: PSU official's lawyer shapes defense
A lawyer for a Penn State vice president says he'll seek dismissal of a charge that he didn't properly report suspected child abuse in the investigation into a former football coach. Lawyer Thomas Farrell said Sunday the mandatory reporting law only applies to people who come in direct contact with children and that doesn't include his client, Gary Schultz.
Hamilton lawyer lived life out loud
A Mike Baker story starts off crude and politically incorrect. It’s a train wreck of words and comments that would make your mother blush, but Baker always found a way out — and a laugh — every time.
Lawyer says law governing sex abuse reporting doesn't apply to Penn St official
HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania law requiring some school officials and others to report suspected child abuse does not apply to a Penn State administrator who's accused of keeping quiet about allegations that a former football coach molested a boy in a shower, the administrator's lawyer said Sunday.
PSU Official's Lawyer Shapes Defense
A lawyer for a Penn State vice president says he'll seek dismissal of a charge that he didn't properly report suspected child abuse in the investigation into a former football coach.
PSU Official's Lawyer Shapes Defense
A lawyer for a Penn State vice president says he'll seek dismissal of a charge that he didn't properly report suspected child abuse in the investigation into a former football coach.
PSU Official's Lawyer Shapes Defense
A lawyer for a Penn State vice president says he'll seek dismissal of a charge that he didn't properly report suspected child abuse in the investigation into a former football coach.
Lawyer: Abuse report law doesn't apply to Penn State VP
A lawyer for a Penn State vice president says he'll seek dismissal of a charge that he didn't properly report suspected child abuse in the investigation into a former football coach.
Penn State administrator's lawyer shapes defense
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania law requiring some school officials and others to report suspected child abuse does not apply to a Penn State administrator who's accused of keeping quiet about allegations that a former football coach molested a boy in a shower, the administrator's attorney said Sunday.
AG violated Hatch Act, says US Office of Special Counsel
Evidence suggests that Attorney General Edward Buckingham violated the Hatch Act when he invited staff from his office to attend an August 2010 campaign party for recently confirmed Superior Court associate judge Joseph N. Camacho, who was then running for delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Attorney says law governing sex abuse reporting doesn’t apply to Penn St. official
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania law requiring some school officials and others to report suspected child abuse does not apply to a Penn State administrator who’s accused of keeping quiet about allegations that a former football coach molested a boy in a shower, the administrator’s attorney said Sunday. Read full article >>
Attorney: Victim's family claims fatal confrontation began before arrival at shooting scene
The family of shooting victim Kollin Elderts has hired high-profile attorney Michael Green. Elderts, 23, died after he was shot once in the chest...
Assault on lawyer shocks Quebec’s legal community
Victim of Montreal attack has defended alleged members of organized crime
Attorney expects federal healthcare law to be upheld
Quitman Stephens also says businesses won't drop health benefits.
Google patent lawyer says system is broken
Tim Porter tell the San Francisco Chronicle that the current system is stifling innovation and needs repair.
Louisa County Attorney Stages Write-In Campaign
With Election Day in just two days, a Louisa County attorney is staging a write-in campaign for the county's commonwealth's attorney job. Jack Maus has been practicing law in the county for 25 years.
Trial lawyer: Comparing state agencies to jobs in private sector is inaccurate
By Bill Cotterell Florida Capital Bureau -- For all of its occasional headaches, Anita White likes working for the state — even though she could probably do better in the private sector.
Lawyer: Penn State official in clear on cover-up charges
A mandate to disclose suspected child abuse does not apply to his client, the attorney says.
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.
In the race for Staten Island district attorney, Ryan and Donovan make final push
Staten Island Advance photoDemocratic challenger Michael Ryan, left, charges D.A. Daniel Donovan, right, has not done enough in the fight against Rx drug abuse; Donovan countered by calling Ryan a "hypocrite."STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  -- Election Day is tomorrow, and the...
Lawyer creates car-friendly kids' wagons
Richard Shapiro would go to the Oceanfront and see families pull their kids' wagons to and from their cars and, even more taxing, try to fit them in their vehicles.
Lawyer's talk on Dylan, law is positively Broad Street
TOM KLINE and his playwright son, Zac Kline, are hosting a seminar on Bob Dylan and the law on Friday, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Wilma Theater.
California Personal Injury Attorney Gregory Rizio Gets Perfect 10 Rating from Avvo
Personal Injury Attorney Greg Rizio from Rizio and Nelson Law Firm Gets Highest Rating from PeersRiverside, California (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Gregory Rizio, Southern California personal injury attorney, has been given the perfect 10 rating from Avvo, the largest expert-only health and legal Q&A resource and directory. ...
Lawyer happy to be tangled up in Dylan
TOM KLINE sits at his glossy dining-room table inside his Center City apartment and sips orange juice - that he just squeezed - out of a tall, flute-like glass. The table, set against a dizzying view of the city and adorned with a silver candelabra and glass vase filled with fresh white roses and pink tiger lilies, is heaped with books about Bob Dylan.
Va lawyer creates car-friendly kids' wagons
Va lawyer creates car-friendly kids' wagons
Penn St officials head to court on perjury charges
This undated photo provided by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General shows Gary Schultz.
Responding to Recent Violence in Custody Disputes, CA Attorney Mark Baer Advocates Consensual Dispute Resolution ...
LOS ANGELES, CA-- - Responding to the recent wave of violence set off by child custody disputes , Los Angeles Family Law Attorney Mark Baer blames family law litigation , a process that fans the flames ...
Defense attorney Paul Bergrin's murder trial turns to jail house snitch
NEWARK — A jailhouse snitch could provide testimony for the prosecution when the murder trial of a well-known New Jersey attorney resumes this week.
South Bend attorney to be sentenced in fraud scheme
A South Bend attorney is expected to be sentenced Monday for his part in a scheme to defraud more than $2 million from religious groups.
PSU Official's Lawyer Shapes Defense
A lawyer for a Penn State vice president says he'll seek dismissal of a charge that he didn't properly report suspected child abuse in the investigation into a former football coach.
PSU Official's Lawyer Shapes Defense
A lawyer for a Penn State vice president says he'll seek dismissal of a charge that he didn't properly report suspected child abuse in the investigation into a former football coach.
Lexington town attorney competes in extreme cycling race
William Lahey, Lexington's town attorney, recently completed the Tour of the Dragon bike race through the mountains of Bhutan.
PSU Official's Lawyer Shapes Defense
A lawyer for a Penn State vice president says he'll seek dismissal of a charge that he didn't properly report suspected child abuse in the investigation into a former football coach.
Asheville lawyer jailed on contempt charge
A lawyer who helped launch the Occupy Asheville movement has been charged with contempt of court after an incident at the Buncombe County magistrate's office.
NC Lawyer Who Started Local 'Occupy' Movement Charged With Contempt
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- A lawyer who helped launch the Occupy Asheville movement has been charged with contempt of court after an incident at the Buncombe County magistrate's office.
Occupy Lawyer Charged With Contempt
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) A lawyer who helped launch the Occupy Asheville movement has been charged with contempt of court after an incident at the Buncombe County magistrate's office.
Attorney General Linda Kelly
Attorney General Linda Kelly— whose office, along with state police, Saturday announced the c