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Lawyer: Belgian killer feared return to prison
A man who killed five people and himself in a gun and grenade attack in Belgium feared going back to prison and losing the life he had built, his lawyer said Thursday.
Lawyer says claims on former AAU boss are false
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- An attorney for the former Amateur Athletic Union President Bobby Dodd said Thursday his client is innocent of allegations that he molested two children in the 1980s.
Attorney Says Dodd Innocent
An attorney for the former Amateur Athletic Union President Bobby Dodd said Thursday his client is innocent of allegations that he molested two children in the 1980s.
Lawyer explains Sandusky's showering
A defense attorney for accused child molester Jerry Sandusky has claimed that the former Penn State assistant football coach showered with young boys in order to teach them how to wash properly.
Attorney says ex-AAU leader innocent of abuse
An attorney for the former Amateur Athletic Union President Bobby Dodd said Thursday his client is innocent of allegations that he molested two children in the 1980s.
Hacking lawyer challenges detective accused of filming teenage girl
A lawyer for alleged phone hacking victims today challenged a private detective outside the Leveson Inquiry over a surveillance video of his teenage daughter.
Attorney says Former AAU President Bobby Dodd is Innocent
An attorney for the former Amateur Athletic Union President Bobby Dodd said Thursday his client is innocent of allegations that he molested two children in the 1980s.
County Attorney Davis refutes Zielinski criticisms
Incumbent County Attorney Tanya Davis insists she remains the person most qualified for her office.
Attorney general releases list of 20 worst charities in state
Oregon Attorney General John Kroger has released a list of the 20 worst charities that operate in Oregon.
Prosecutor disputes Sandusky lawyer
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania prosecutor says the lawyer for disgraced Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was wrong to speak of prosecution concessions.
New Insurance Law Podcast Features Attorney Al Goldberger Discussing Athletic Codes of Conduct
A.M. Best Co. has released the latest episode of the Insurance Law Podcast, a series that examines timely and important legal issues affecting the insurance industry, from an attor
Lawyer says Attica guard eager to clear name
The lawyer for Eric Hibsch, one of four indicted in an attack on an inmate, says evidence presented to the grand jury needs to be reviewed.
Defense Attorney Claims Sandusky Showered with Boys to Teach ‘Basic Hygiene Habits’
The Jerry Sandusky defense just took an interesting turn.
Lawyer says Attica guard eager to clear name
The lawyer for Eric Hibsch, one of four indicted in an attack on an inmate, says evidence presented to the grand jury needs to be reviewed.
Attorney: Ex-AAU chief innocent of abuse claims
An attorney for the former Amateur Athletic Union President Bobby Dodd said Thursday his client is innocent of allegations that he molested two children in the 1980s.
Lawyer explains why Sandusky showered with boys
Attorney says former Penn State coach showered with boys to teach basic hygiene
Lawyer: Sandusky taught 'basic hygiene skills'
Accused child molester Jerry Sandusky showered with his victims to teach them basic hygiene skills, according to one of his lawyers, the NY Daily News reports.
Attorney Needleman, 69, gets a year in federal prison
Baltimore attorney Stanley Needleman, 69, has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison by a U.S. District Court judge.
Sandusky lawyer: shower comments not about client
An attorney for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky says his recent comments about some children needing instruction on how to shower did not apply to his client's conduct. Carlisle attorney Karl Rominger said during an interview with WHTM-TV earlier this week that troubled youths sometimes have to be taught basic life skills "like how to put soap on their...
US attorney: Madoff employee to plead guilty in NY
A federal prosecutor says Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff's (MAY'-dawf's) former controller will plead guilty in New York to conspiracy charges in connection with the largest Ponzi scheme in history.U.S. ...
Attorney Needleman, 69, gets a year in federal prison
Baltimore attorney Stanley Needleman, 69, has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison by a U.S. District Court judge.
District Attorney Discounts Lone Killer Theory in New York Beach Deaths
A major chasm developed Thursday over who may be responsible for the deaths of 10 people found over the past year along a seaside parkway on New York's Long Island.
City Room: Brooklyn District Attorney Defends Judge
Charles J. Hynes said he disagreed with the mayor's criticism of the judge who released a man now accused in a police officer's killing.
Local Attorney Sues City in Federal Lawsuit
An attorney is ready to take the City of Monroe to federal court so the citizens can vote for their council members in March.
Sandusky lawyer: shower comments not about client
An attorney for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky said Thursday his recent comments about some children needing instruction on how to shower did not apply to his client.
Lawyer: Shower comments not about Sandusky
CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) -- An attorney for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky said Thursday his recent comments about some children needing instruction on how to shower did not apply to his client.
Attorney: Ex AAU chief Dodd innocent of abuse
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney for the former Amateur Athletic Union President Bobby Dodd said Thursday his client is innocent of allegations that he molested two children in the 1980s.
Attorney files lawsuit over repairs with used parts
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-- Attorney General Darrell McGraw has filed a lawsuit against a St. Albans car repair shop and Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., saying the shop didnt tell customers it was using "junkyard" parts. The lawsuit was filed in the Kanawha Co...
Attorney: Ex-AAU chief innocent of molestation claims
An attorney for the former Amateur Athletic Union President Bobby Dodd said Thursday his client is innocent of allegations that he molested two children in the 1980s.
Attorney In Food Stamp Case Becomes Chief Malloy Critic
Just minutes after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy finished a news conference Thursday morning, attorney Rich Rochlin stepped in front of three TV cameras and held court.
Defense attorney: Hurd will 'fight' drug case
The defense attorney for Chicago Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd says the player is ready to fight a charge accusing him of trying to set up a drug-dealing network in the Chicago area.
Attorney General investigates target of 10 News Investigators
Attorney General Pam Bondi is looking into parent company of Texaco Xpress Lubes following 10 News Investigators stories.
Utah attorney general reopens investigation into 2008 officer-involved shooting
Utah attorney general reopens investigation into 2008 officer-involved shooting By JANELLE STECKLEIN The Salt Lake Tribune Published Dec 15, 2011 07:03PM MDT The Utah Attorney General’s Office Thursday confirmed it has reopened a 2008 officer-involved shooting investigation that killed a Farmington firefighter. A.G. spokesman Paul Murphy said the office had reopened the case involving the Sept ...
Attorney Needleman, 69, sentenced to year, day in prison
Needleman, 69, pleaded guilty to tax evasion in September Baltimore attorney Stanley Needleman was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison as prosecutors made new accusations that he cashed checks from drug dealers at liquor stores and posted bail for a client.
Lawyer in bid to keep name suppression
A high-profile Auckland lawyer is still fighting to keep his name secret over allegations he doctored and made up time records to justify amounts charged to a client.
Attorney sentenced in tax crimes
Baltimore attorney Stanley Needleman , will spend the next year and one day in prison for federal tax crimes including failing to report over $1.5 million in income.
Attorney wants court house dog banned
TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Macy is a two-year-old court house dog.
Lawyer jailed in money 'laundering' scam
A retired Rotorua lawyer has been jailed after he dishonestly obtained $846,000 to try and unlock money from a "dirty money" African bank scam.
Attorney general fights delay of immigration law
South Carolina's top attorney wants the legal challenge against the state's tough new immigration law put on hold until a nearly identical Arizona law is debated by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Lawyer for intellectual property navigates path to his own patent
MINNEAPOLIS -- If you've ever wanted to patent a homemade invention, Dan and Kim McDonald's experience with the Aardvark is both a cautionary and inspirational tale. Mr. McDonald invented the Aardvark -- a kitchen strainer in the shape of a tapering, blunt-ended cone -- so he could make root beer floats that didn't erupt in a volcano of foam.
Suspended Hackensack police chief's ex-girlfriend's attorney refused permission to withdraw
A state Superior Court judge rejected the request by the attorney for suspended Police Chief Charles “Ken” Zisa’s former girlfriend to be removed from his role in her upcoming criminal case.
Lawyer contests search warrant in Regis stabbing case
The lawyer for a Boston man accused of murdering a Waltham man at Regis College in Weston last year argued yesterday that investigators used false information to get a search warrant.
Detroit lost 2 files in murder case, lawyer says
A lawyer for a Detroit man who spent nearly 10 years in prison for a murder his supporters say he didn't commit, says the city has lost two homicide files that are vital to his malicious prosecution lawsuit.
Lawyer receives third drink driving charge
An Auckland lawyer was found guilty of drink driving in court today.
Indiana attorney general to appeal prosecutor ruling in David Camm murder case
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has decided to appeal a ruling last month removing Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson from the David Camm murder case.
Attorney for 2d L. Merion webcam suit wants out
The attorney for a former Lower Merion student who accused the district of spying on her via a laptop camera - the same accusation that won her brother a big settlement from the district - has asked a judge for permission to leave the case.
Attorney General releases annual fundraising report
The report shows for-profit telemarketers often keep more of the funds raised than are given to the charity they represent.
Breckenridge lawyer accused of embezzlement makes first court appearance
Royal "Scoop" Daniel III, a former Breckenridge lawyer accused of embezzling more than $500,000 before fleeing the country in 2007, might face additional charges as more possible victims come forward, said 5th Judicial District Attorney Mark Hurlbert.
Detroit lost 2 files in murder case, lawyer says
A lawyer for a Detroit man who spent nearly 10 years in prison for a murder his supporters say he didn't commit, says the city has lost two homicide files that are vital to his malicious prosecution lawsuit.
China withdraws probation for lawyer Gao Zhisheng
State media says a Chinese court has sent activist lawyer Gao Zhisheng back to jail for three years for breaking his probation.