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Ex-lawyer demands probe of his wrongful persecution under rule of China's ...
Ex-lawyer demands probe of his wrongful persecution under rule of China's ...
Santa Monica Nativity Scenes Committee Lawyer Says 'War on Christmas' Lost?
A display created by atheists stands at Palisades Park in Santa Monica, California December 12, 2011, as three displays showing the nativity scene are lit up further down the sidewalk. Due to a city lottery system to fairly allocate available spots in ...
Combat-wounded veteran turned advocate seeks greater role for lawyers in ...
Combat-wounded veteran turned advocate seeks greater role for lawyers in ...
Lawyer M. Ravi allowed to continue practising law
SINGAPORE - Lawyer M. Ravi can continue practising law provided he commits to a medical regime more stringent than the current conditions stipulated in his practising certificate. RELATED STORIES. Ravi seeks to drop case against Law Society · Law ...
Ahmedabad lawyer gets information on expenditure of Kasab's jail term
AHMEDABAD: The discreet hanging of Amir Ajmal Kasab, a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist at Yerwada Jail in Pune on November 21 put an end to a nationwide wait for justice to victims of Mumbai terror attack. Even before the hanging, Kasab was in the eye of the ...
Lawyer: IT vote violated charter
METHUEN — The City Council failed to follow the city charter when it voted against the mayor's plan for a privatized Information Technology department without first holding a public hearing. That is according to a confidential memo obtained recently ...
Executive Q&A: Nashville lawyer makes giving a priority
Attorney Stacey Garrett is passionate about helping to improve Nashville. In February, she plans to brave the cold waters of Percy Priest Lake to raise money for Special Olympics. / Dipti Vaidya / The Tennessean ...
Pound Ridge Lawyer Named Partner In Healthcare Practice
POUND RIDGE, N.Y. – Pound Ridge resident Neil S. Maxwell, a lawyer experienced in health-care regulatory matters as well as corporate transactions, has joined Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP as a partner. Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever has ...
Local Lawyer to Represent Victims At ICC
Nairobi — The International Criminal Court (ICC) has appointed Kenyan lawyer Wilfred Nderitu as the victims' common legal representative in the case against Eldoret North MP William Ruto and Joshua arap Sang. Nderitu replaces Sureta Chana who ...
'Death put' lawyer pleads guilty to fraud charge
... gleaned from the terminally ill. Reprints. By Darla Mercado. November 25, 2012 6:01 am ET. A Rhode Island lawyer who used variable annuities to help investors profit from the deaths of gravely ill people pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges last ...
Third-generation lawyer sworn in
“I have a special regard for the work of lawyers and especially prosecutors,” he said. “I'm going to dedicate myself to being the best prosecutor I can and what comes after that will take care of itself.” Cranford feels especially blessed to be able to ...
Lawyer questions the firing of jail admin
A former Freeborn County jail administrator fired in September is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to review his termination. Marcellino Peña is alleging the Freeborn County Sheriff's Office violated his constitutional rights in the investigation ...
Prospective day care, lawyer with sex-offender clients, on collision course
Countering Milliard's argument, Arthur and Effie Keriakos, co-owners of the unit that would house the day care, said the lawyer's claim that his sex-offender clients and children may interact is "baseless." Effie Keriakos said Milliard's effort to ...
Family of lawyer slain in Maguindanao seeks fast resolution of case
I would like to know what he has done about the case and all the pieces of evidence that were presented,” said Andrea Jayme, younger sister of human rights lawyer Connie Brizuela. Brizuela, legal counsel of Maguindanao Gov. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu ...
Rights activist Lawrence Guyot dead at 73
25 (UPI) -- Mississippi-born civil rights activist and lawyer Lawrence Guyot died of heart problems at his home in Washington State, his family said. He was 73. His daughter, Julie Guyot-Diangone, said he died Thursday in Mount Rainier. At the age of ...
Kline lawyer wants probe of research attorneys
TOPEKA, Kan. — An attorney representing Phill Kline against ethics charges is alleging that the court record may have been tainted by a research attorney who was later fired for posting disparaging Twitter comments about the former Kansas attorney ...
Another lawyer wants to withdraw from Facebook civil suit
A judge will consider whether to let a lawyer for Paul Ceglia withdraw from the civil case involving Facebook. A hearing on Ohio attorney Dean Boland's request is scheduled for Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Buffalo. Boland hasn't publicly said why ...
Lawyer to challenge immediate license suspensions, says its unconstitutional
An Edmonton lawyer is preparing to challenge Alberta's impaired driving law, saying a provision in the law is unconstitutional. Under the law, which went into effect July 1, a person charged with impaired driving in Alberta will have their license ...
Lawyer to argue Vaughn's trial tainted by Drew Peterson case
When Christopher Vaughn's lawyer makes his pitch Monday that his client deserves a new trial, he's expected to argue that the Oswego man's chances were tainted in part by media coverage of the Drew Peterson trial this summer. George Lenard, Vaughn's ...
Dear Abby | Lawyer might need to get involved after death of mother
Dear Abby: My darling mother-in-law passed away recently. She was a wonderful woman, a caring and loving role model to her children and grandchildren. In her will she left a diamond ring to her daughter, “Mimi,” a diamond ring to me, and the remainder ...
Success story: Exercise, diet help lawyer shed unwanted pounds
Success story: Exercise, diet help lawyer shed unwanted pounds. By Lesley Young; Memphis Commercial Appeal; Posted November 26, 2012 at 12:06 a.m.. Discuss; Print; A; A; A. Share this on Facebook · Tweet this · Email this to a friend. The loss of his ...
Liberia: Gongloe Calls for Ellen's Resignation
A prominent Liberian human rights lawyer, Cllr. Tiawan Saye Gongloe, has called on President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to resign honorable as President and let Vice President Joseph N. Boakai carry on until the next elections. Liberia's next Presidential ...
Kid Cudi's Lawyer Releases Statement To Clear Up Baby Mama Drama
In regards to allegations of Kid Cudi's drug and alcohol abuse his lawyers also stated, “Those pleadings did not contain a single allegation that the mother ever personally observed Kid Cudi using drugs or alcohol, or acting violent, and there was ...
Tweeting lawyer is target of complaint in ethics case
Phill Kline turns to face Disciplinary Administrator Stan Hazlett in the Kansas Supreme Court while speaking before the Supreme Court justices, Thursday morning Nov. 15, 2012. Former Attorney General Kline told the Kansas Supreme Court that he never ...
Ex-Navy Lawyer Is Disbarred for Sending Secret Names of Gitmo Detainees to ...
Ex-Navy Lawyer Is Disbarred for Sending Secret Names of Gitmo Detainees to ...
Disorder causes lawyer to sleep up to 18 hours a day
Disorder causes lawyer to sleep up to 18 hours a day. For Anna Sumner, who suffers from hypersomnia, sleeping became an obsession. She slept up to 18 hours a day without feeling rested, and after reaching “rock bottom,” took a leave of absence and ...
Lincolnwood lawyer appointed to state board
Langer was named on the Illinois Super Lawyers list for five years in 2006 and in 2008-2012, and was also named among the top business lawyers in the state by Leading Lawyers magazine in 2010. He was also recognized on the “Best Lawyers in America” ...
Lawyer: Man maintains innocence in 4 killings
(AP) — A lawyer for a man who authorities say killed four women in December 2011, locked their bodies in car trunks and abandoned them in Detroit says his client maintains his innocence in the slayings. Twenty-four-year-old James Brown of Sterling ...
Second Circuit Revives Challenge to Ban on Non-Lawyer Owners
Kaplan had told the lawyers that he might abstain pending state court resolution of the state law issues before him, which Carton said would merely put Jacoby & Meyers right "back to the very body that enacted the rule." Kaplan also said that, even if ...
Former antitrust lawyer becomes R.I.'s first female federal magistrate judge
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Antitrust lawyer Patricia A. Sullivan officially donned a robe Monday as Rhode Island's first female federal magistrate judge. In a courtroom packed with state leaders, judges, lawyers, friends and family, Sullivan took her oath ...
Ga. Lawyer Ordered to Pay $10K Legal Bill In Contentious Municipal Case
In the latest chapter in a contentious litigation saga over a commercial building dispute, a Georgia lawyer has been ordered to pay $10,000 in legal fees for the city of Marietta. Richard Capriola is the seventh attorney to represent Waleed Jaraysi in ...
Hearing Tuesday On Withdrawal Request By Lawyer For Self-Proclaimed ...
Hearing Tuesday On Withdrawal Request By Lawyer For Self-Proclaimed ...
Agency for International Development top lawyer reassigned
The Agency for International Development's headquarters are in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. (Jahi Chikwendiu - The Washington Post) Odd movement at the Agency for International Development. Sometime around late ...
Vaughn lawyer blames conviction, in part, on Peterson trial
Drew Peterson's lawyers' attempt at comedy factored into Christopher Vaughn's conviction on four counts of murder, Vaughn's attorney said Monday morning at the Will County courthouse. The sentencing hearing for Vaughn started with a lengthy argument ...
Kilpatrick trial update: Bobby Ferguson's lawyer tries to turn tables on govt ...
Kilpatrick trial update: Bobby Ferguson's lawyer tries to turn tables on govt ...
Jailed Iranian lawyer said to drop to 95 pounds on hunger strike
TEHRAN -- Imprisoned human rights attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh has dwindled down to 95 pounds as her hunger strike continues into its 42nd day, her husband said in a phone interview. Sotoudeh, who is known for defending Iranian dissidents, was convicted ...
Headed to jail? Birmingham defense lawyer Tommy Spina has an app for that
BIRMINGHAM -- Believe you're about to be handcuffed and hauled to jail and need a lawyer real quick? Birmingham defense lawyer Tommy Spina has an app for that. Spina last week began offering a free app for iPhones _ available through the iTunes store ...
John R. Quarles Jr., environmental lawyer
John R. Quarles Jr., 77, an environmental lawyer and former partner and chairman of the Morgan Lewis law firm in Washington, died Oct. 29 at the Fauquier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Warrenton. He died of Alzheimer's disease, his wife, Barbara ...
Disbarred lawyer imprisoned for 8 years for stealing $1 million from clients
Disbarred lawyer Scott Rovenger pleaded guilty to defrauding more than $1 million from his South Florida clients and was immediately sentenced Monday to eight years in state prison. His elaborate fraud, which went on for 20 years, involved cheating ...
Blame it on Drew Peterson, Says Killer Chris Vaughn's Lawyer
First he killed one wife, then he was named a suspect in the disappearance of another, and now Drew Peterson's very existence has mucked up Christopher Vaughn's murder trial, the Oswego man's lawyer said Monday. Vaughn's lawyer, George Lenard, said ...
Islamists accused of letting fake lawyer take cases
The filing is from the American Freedom Law Center, whose co-founder, David Yerushalmi, is representing clients who reportedly sought legal advice from a CAIR representative who was not a lawyer. The two civil lawsuits were filed earlier alleging that ...
Kilpatrick trial update: Bobby Ferguson's lawyer tries to turn tables on witness
But during cross-examination today, Bernard Kilpatrick's lawyer John Shea pointed out that his client was paid the $2,500 fee before Lakeshore Engineering had learned about losing the contracts. He also got Rachmale to concede that he hired Bernard ...
Blame it on Drew Peterson, Says Killer Christopher Vaughn's Lawyer
First, he killed one wife, then he was named a suspect in the disappearance of another, and now Drew Peterson's very existence has mucked up Christopher Vaughn's murder trial, the Oswego man's lawyer said Monday. Vaughn's lawyer, George Lenard, ...
Your top-flight lawyer? She's a stay-at-home mom
London (CNN) -- For six years, Eve King worked as a commercial lawyer for a leading London City law firm, complete with its long hours and fat pay check. But after she had her first child eight years ago she felt she had no choice but to swap the ...
Horne lawyer: Client was entitled to surrender funds
PHOENIX -- The lawyer for Attorney General Tom Horne said Monday his client was legally entitled to surrender $50 million of the money the state got from a nationwide mortgage settlement. Attorney Tim Berg acknowledged that Horne signed a federal ...
Behavior of Drew Peterson Lawyers Targeted in Motion for New Trial in ...
Behavior of Drew Peterson Lawyers Targeted in Motion for New Trial in ...
Birmingham lawyer charged with slicing dog's throat and texting picture to ...
Birmingham lawyer charged with slicing dog's throat and texting picture to ...
Lawyers in talks to settle U.S. 'Fast and Furious' lawsuit
WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department and for congressional Republicans told a federal judge on Tuesday they were in talks to settle a suit stemming from Operation Fast and Furious, a botched probe into gun trafficking ...
A Lawyer's Life Cut Short
He was just 6 years old, she says, when he announced that he planned to become a lawyer. "He never changed his mind throughout his young life. He loved the law and had the ability to understand the safeguards that were put in place to [protect] one's ...
Lawyer: State authorized to transfer $50 million from mortgage settlement into ...
Lawyer: State authorized to transfer $50 million from mortgage settlement into ...