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Lawyer: Police unfairly making example of North student
The lawyer said she understands the concerns authorities and others have about alleged threats, especially since the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. two weeks ago. But she said the school has other issues they should address, without being specific, ...
Mubarak Lawyer: Hamas and Hezbollah Freed Morsi From Egyptian Prison
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi gained release from prison during the Egyptian revolution because of his connections to Hamas and Hezbollah according to the lawyer of Hosni Mubarak.The lawyer was being interviewed for an Egyptian broadcast that ...
Attorney Committed To Psych Ward Can Still Represent Clients
... she's there, the Austin American-Statesman reported Friday. That lawyer, Carolyn Barnes, has been in an inpatient psychiatric facility since mid-2011, when a judge ruled she wasn't competent to stand trial on charges that she fired a gun at a ...
Do I really need a lawyer?
Judges see a number of people who come to court “pro se,” meaning without an attorney. Judges hear some interesting reasons why people come to court without a lawyer. “I've seen it on TV,” or “My cousin did his own case and did fine,” or “How hard ...
Lawyer outs journalists who released gun permit holder data
A New York newspaper, The Journal News, sparked outrage among conservatives earlier this week when it posted an interactive feature showing the addresses and names of individuals who hold gun permits in New York's Westchester and Rockland ...
Harrisburg lawyer Don Bailey defiant as state discipline board weighs 5-year ...
Harrisburg lawyer Don Bailey defiant as state discipline board weighs 5-year ...
William H. Lewis: Eloquent orator and lauded lawyer - The Boston
After sitting for days in the county courthouse in Berkley, impressed by the oratory of Southern lawyers, he wanted to become an attorney. At the age of 15, Lewis attended the Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute (VNCI) in Petersburg. He paid his ...
St. Martinville lawyer wins Oscar
Francis was then sentenced to death in the electric chair again in 1947, despite efforts from his lawyer and the presiding judge who tried to stop the execution. Bertrand LeBlanc, Durand's uncle, represented Francis after the first execution failed ...
Lawyer in Ohio corruption probe to plead guilty
CLEVELAND (AP) — A lawyer charged with racketeering and bribery in a lengthy investigation of county government corruption in Cleveland is preparing to plead guilty. An indictment filed in June against Anthony Calabrese III alleges he paid a county ...
Community leader, lawyer Robert S. Tellalian, dies at 91
Robert S. Tellalian , an attorney and the chairman of the board of trustees for the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, died on Christmas Day, Dec 25, 2012. Tellalian was photographed at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport, Conn. in 2011, the year he ...
Mubarak Lawyer Claims Hamas Broke Morsi Out of Prison
Conspiracy theories are a dime a dozen in the Muslim world, and this is a fellow who has some motivation to make these claims, that said he's an insider and is also citing Omar Suleiman, the former head of Egyptian intelligence, and one of the big men ...
Community leader, lawyer Robert S. Tellalian dies at 91
Robert S. Tellalian , an attorney and the chairman of the board of trustees for the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, died on Christmas Day, Dec 25, 2012. Tellalian was photographed at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport, Conn. in 2011, the year he ...
Ex-Suffolk lawyer in Ponzi case says he fled for safety
Former Suffolk lawyer Brian Ray Dinning, charged in an alleged $2 million Ponzi investment scheme, says he didn't go to Canada to escape criminal charges, as prosecutors have said. Instead, he and his wife went to Toronto because they feared for their ...
Sanders, a Lafayette lawyer, chosen magistrate for juvenile court
Lafayette lawyer Crystal A. Sanders has been named the new Tippecanoe County juvenile court magistrate. Sanders will succeeded Faith A. Graham, who was picked by Gov. Mitch Daniels earlier this month to replace Loretta H. Rush. In September Rush ...
Stony Point defense lawyer disbarred, didn't respond to charges
A veteran Rockland criminal defense lawyer and public defender has been disbarred for failing to respond to seven charges of professional misconduct against him, according to court papers. F. Hollis Griffin Jr. of Stony Point was ordered Dec. 12 to ...
MSNBC's most watched in 2012: Lawrence O'Donnell eviscerates Zimmerman ...
MSNBC's most watched in 2012: Lawrence O'Donnell eviscerates Zimmerman ...
USF&G Seeks Sanctions Against Mississippi Lawyer in Corruption Case
USF&G Insurance Co. says its lawyers have had to respond to “frivolous” motions filed by Minor in his attempts to remove U.S. District Judge Henry Wingate from the case. The company also alleges, among other things, that Minor hasn't fulfilled his ...
Florida Court Bans Private Doctor-Lawyer Meetings in Malpractice Cases
Malpractice defendants must not try to circumvent a Florida law that bars them from obtaining confidential medical information about plaintiffs from other doctors or dentists who are treating them, the state Supreme Court said in a recent ruling. The 5 ...
Lawyer: Egypt's Mubarak sent to hospital for fractured ribs
[Posted at 8:19 a.m. ET] Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is serving a life sentence in a Cairo prison, is being transferred to a military hospital for medical treatment, state-run TV reported Thursday. Egypt's state prosecutor ordered the ...
Ex-top Daniels aide named Ivy Tech's top lawyer
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A former top aide to Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels is taking over the position as Ivy Tech Community College's top lawyer being given up by Congresswoman-elect Susan Brooks. Ivy Tech says Chris Ruhl will continue as the school's ...
Story on Iranian lawyer withdrawn
Please be advised the DUBAI story reporting jailed Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been released is wrong. The source, the opposition Kaleme website, withdrew its story and said she had not been released. The story "Jailed Iranian lawyer Sotoudeh ...
Lawyer files objection to Upper Crust bidder that allegedly has ties to ...
Lawyer files objection to Upper Crust bidder that allegedly has ties to ...
Lawyer addresses charges against Sac mayor's aide
Lawyer addresses charges against Sac mayor's aide. The Associated PressAssociated Press. Posted: 12/27/2012 09:29:54 AM PST. December 27, 2012 5:31 PM GMTUpdated: 12/27/2012 09:29:54 AM PST. SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The attorney for a former ...
Amy Senser's Lawyer Files Appeal
Amy Senser was sentenced to 41 months in prison earlier this year in the hit and run death of Anousone Phanthavong in 2011. Senser has denied knowing that she hit Phanthavong and her lawyer has filed an appeal to overturn her convictions of criminal ...
Equal rights lawyer says door is open
The director of the Anchorage Equal Rights Commission (AERC) says no one should avoid bringing a claim of discrimination to her office, even if they suspect they will not be covered under the city's anti-discrimination law. Certain types of claims ...
Erie lawyer Del Fuoco asks to withdraw as Beeman's lawyer
Jailed former Erie County Councilman Ebert Beeman's lawyer wants court permission to withdraw as Beeman's counsel -- because he is related to the man County Council chose to replace Beeman. Jeffrey J. Del Fuoco, in a court filing today, wrote that he ...
Lockhart gets sixth lawyer in 2011 home invasion case
Monroe Eugene Lockhart III has been appointed a sixth defense attorney after being charged almost a year ago with a November 2011 home invasion. Topeka attorney Mark Bennett will represent Lockhart. Bennett replaces Steve Rosel, who surrendered his ...
Former lawyer arrested for skipping jail sentence
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — A former Marin County attorney convicted previously for practicing law without a license was arrested again after failing to show up to serve three-month sentence for another crime. The Marin Independent Journal reported ...
Vietnam police arrest well-known dissident lawyer
HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnamese police have detained a well-known dissident lawyer as part of a continuing government crackdown on opposition to its rule. State-run Tuoi Tre newspaper reported that Le Quoc Quan was taken into police custody in Hanoi on ...
Connecticut Lawyer Picked, Foley, Gibson Dunn: Business of Law
Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy nominated his general counsel, Andrew J. McDonald, to the state Supreme Court to replace Justice Lubbie Harper Jr., who reached the mandatory retirement age. McDonald is a former litigation partner at Pullman ...
Haverhill lawyer to face charge of stealing $262K
HAVERHILL — Haverhill lawyer Richard Hayes will face a jury trial Jan. 14 on charges he stole $262,434 from a trust intended for the children and grand children of his late mother-in-law. Hayes, 60, who lives on East Broadway and has a law office at ...
Official acquitted in prison death of Russian whistleblowing lawyer; case ...
Official acquitted in prison death of Russian whistleblowing lawyer; case ...
Knoxville lawyer Pamela Reeves to mediate in TVA ash-spill case
Knoxville lawyer Pamela Reeves to mediate in TVA ash-spill case. Fla. lawyer also tapped for role in ash suit. By Josh Flory; Knoxville News Sentinel; Posted December 28, 2012 at 6 a.m.. Discuss; Print; A; A; A. Share this on Facebook · Tweet this ...
St. Louis-Area Lawyer Named to State Housing Board
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - An attorney from the St. Louis area has been chosen by Gov. Jay Nixon to serve on the Missouri Housing Development Commission. Greg Roberts, of Chesterfield, is a Democrat and a former president of the St. Louis County Bar ...
Man's lawyer argues Facebook post was free speech
MEDINA — The 20-year-old Columbia Station man accused of using social media to cheer on the gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at the Newtown, Conn., elementary school is asking that a criminal charge filed against him be dismissed, citing ...
Lawyer: Girlfriend of murder suspect remains in jail
Exeter lawyer Ryan Russman also refuted earlier reports that his client, Kathryn “Kat” McDonough, 19, of Portsmouth, had been bailed out of jail following her arraignment on felony charges of hindering apprehension or prosecution and conspiracy to ...
Clayton lawyer gets 40 years for $56 million Ponzi scheme
LOUIS • A former Clayton lawyer and American Anglican bishop will serve 40 years in federal prison for a massive Ponzi scheme that federal prosecutors say was the largest in the Eastern Missouri district's history. Martin Sigillito, 63, preyed on ...
Palo Alto lawyer sentenced for bribery attempt
Palo Alto Online News. Send this story. Print this story. Increase font. Decrease font. Adjust text size. Uploaded: Friday, December 28, 2012, 9:47 AM. Palo Alto lawyer sentenced for bribery attempt. by Sue Dremann Palo Alto Weekly Staff. Bookmark and ...
Ligonier lawyer's lawsuit claiming wife duped him into marriage dismissed
A federal judge today dismissed a lawsuit filed Wednesday by a Ligonier attorney who claimed his wife duped him into marriage, saying the complaint didn't raise any questions of federal law. James Russell McGregor Jr., son of the late Allegheny County ...
Probate Lawyer Listing Launched by Laws.com
Laws.com, one of the fastest growing legal sites, announced the launch of the probate lawyer listing service. The probate lawyer listing allows visitors to find probate lawyers and probate law firms in the USA. Probate attorneys and law firms operating ...
Tampa lawyer Bill McBride remembered for community service, work ethic
Today family and friends gathered to remember the onetime gubernatorial candidate, and Tampa lawyer Bill McBride. He was remembered by his children Bert and Lexi and his wife, Alex Sink. The Presbyterian Church, in Palma Ceia was filled... (more) ...
Gurnee stabbing suspect decides against being a lawyer
The Waukegan man accused of fatally stabbing one man and stabbing a teen has decided against acting as his own attorney. Zervont Thomas, 20, has no higher education than a high school degree. He told Lake County Circuit Judge John Phillips last week ...
Lawyer in county corruption case indicted on bribery charges
Cleveland lawyer Anthony O. Calabrese III, who recently agreed to plead guilty to federal charges in the Cuyahoga County corruption scandal, now is accused of trying to bribe two rape victims by offering them $150,000 to change their testimony in an ...
Vietnamese Dissident Lawyer Arrested
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Vietnamese police have detained a dissident lawyer, escalating a crackdown on those who speak out against Vietnam's one-party, authoritarian rule, a state-run newspaper reported Friday. The dissident, Le Quoc Quan, was ...
Lawyer gets one bite at nixing Crust sales
A lawyer for former Upper Crust workers has one last-ditch chance to prevent the sale of leases for four of the bankrupt pizza chain's locations. A bankruptcy court judge yesterday gave attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan a Jan. 7 deadline to win a Superior ...
Lawyer on accused: He's not as portrayed
Defense lawyer Jeffrey Conrad, following meetings with his client, said the Elizabethtown teenager is "mourning" Heller's death. And Klinger has been mischaracterized, Conrad says, by charging documents that allege he smothered Heller to death after ...
Former deputy accused of murder changes lawyer
A former sheriff's deputy accused of murder for the alleged DUI motorcycle crash that killed Cara Banducci changed lawyers on Friday. A Humboldt County Superior Court Judge appointed Michael Joseph Campbell a public defender in the case. Michael ...
Lawyer hoped award would help US-Russian adoption
BRENTWOOD(AP) — An attorney who fought to win child support payments for a Russian boy whose adoptive mother sent him back alone on a plane said the new ban preventing Americans from adopting Russian children is the sort of thing he was hoping to ...
Judge grants convicted stabber another new lawyer
AUBURN — Raikuez Melchoirre, who pleaded guilty to a June 2011 stabbing, was granted a new lawyer Friday. But it won't happen again, Justice Robert W. Clifford warned during the hearing at Androscoggin County Superior Court. Clifford told Melchoirre ...
Young Lawyer Reveals 'Deep Inside Me There's A Serial Killer Lurking'
That "consummate ability to pass themselves off as normal everyday folk, while behind the facade — the brutal, brilliant disguise — beats the refrigerated heart of a ruthless, glacial predator" is what links psychopaths with lawyers or business ...