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Lawyer denies report that North Palm Beach police are seeking arrest warrant ...
Lawyer denies report that North Palm Beach police are seeking arrest warrant ...
Lawyer: audio of 2012 SC sheriff candidate altered
WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — A lawyer for a former U.S. Secret Service agent arrested as he ran for Oconee County sheriff says he'll ask for dismissal after learning a key audio recording has been altered. The Anderson Independent Mail reports ...
Lawyer: Audio Of 2012 SC Sheriff Candidate Altered
A lawyer for a former U.S. Secret Service agent arrested as he ran for Oconee County sheriff says he'll ask for dismissal after learning a key audio recording has been altered. The Anderson Independent Mail reports ( (link) 10sifAW ) the attorney ...
Lawyer: Israel wants to end hunger strike
RAMALLAH, West Bank, March 9 (UPI) -- A lawyer representing three Palestinian prisoners says Israeli authorities are trying to pressure them into ending a hunger strike. Ibrahim al-Aaraj, who works for the Palestinian Authority's ministry of prisoners ...
Reports: Obama to choose civil rights lawyer for Labor secretary
Reports: Obama picks civil rights lawyer for Labor secretary. By Ben Geman - 03/09/13 05:06 PM ET. Tweet. President Obama plans to nominate Thomas Perez, who heads Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, to become the next secretary of Labor, ...
But Humphrey says “this is litigation about revenge.”
This back-and-forth battle began years ago when Humphrey brought a lawsuit against Town and Country Liquor, owned by McCarty. “Their property in Lockeford was literally the worst property we'd come across,” said Humphrey. McCarty says he made the ...
Criminal charge against lawyer took a long, winding road
Only recently was a criminal charge filed in Hillsborough Circuit Court, and it wasn't filed by Hillsborough prosecutors. At a cost of $10,000, McCoy hired a lawyer to investigate the dropped case, he said. That lawyer asked the office to step aside ...
McCowan's lawyer to sit in interview
VALPARAISO | Attorneys for convicted murderer Dustin McCowan have taken the unusual step of securing the right to attend a court-ordered interview with McCowan to be used when he is sentenced March 28. Defense attorney John Vouga said he or his ...
Former ND higher ed lawyer: 'Egomaniacal chancellor' bent on violating open ...
Former ND higher ed lawyer: 'Egomaniacal chancellor' bent on violating open ...
Lil Kim Sues Lawyer for $1 Million Over Licensing
Lil Kim has filed a lawsuit against her former lawyer Sunny Barkats. A $1 million lawsuit. Kim is accusing Barkats of making her sign a bad licensing agreement. The Junior M.A.F.I.A. femcee says Barkats and his business partner had somehow commandeered ...
North Pocono lawyer to become next Friendly Sons president
A North Pocono lawyer will become the next president of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Lackawanna County. Patrick J. Cummings will be installed as presiding officer during the organization's 108th annual gathering Saturday at Genetti Manor in ...
Mark Avsec is a leading rocker and lawyer: My Cleveland
mark-avsec.JPG "I'm a Slovenian kid. I started playing polkas when I was 5. Then I played classical accordion. I played in state contests at the Statler. It was nerve-racking. I finished second in my age group one year and first another," says musician ...
McDonald's: Lift Injunction On Lawyer Critical Of Settlement Talk
The Illinois-based fast food chain filed a motion Thursday for a Detroit judge to lift an injunction on Dearborn lawyer Majed Moughni, who criticized the class-action settlement on Facebook. Documents supporting McDonald's also were filed by a ...
RI Supreme Court disbars Providence lawyer
The court's disciplinary board took testimony last October on two complaints and recommended that Currier be stripped of his license. The court said that in one case, Currier's representation of a client fell short of the level of skill expected of a ...
Lakewood police investigate theft at building where lawyer killed
Lakewood police said Sunday that the murder of lawyer Claudia D. Miller wasn't the only crime committed in her office building on March 5, and released surveillance photo of a man suspected of stealing from a different office. The agency said in a ...
Trial of dead lawyer Sergei Magnitsky to begin in Russia
"First they killed him, now they are dancing on his grave," said a lawyer for Magnitsky's family, Nikolai Gorokhov. After Magnitsky's lawyers boycotted pre-trial hearings, the court appointed a lawyer to defend him. Contacted by Reuters, the court ...
Delhi gang-rape accused's death was 'murder': lawyer
An Indian bus driver who was found dead Monday while on trial over a fatal gang-rape could not have killed himself and his death should be treated as a murder, his parents and lawyer said. "My son has not committed suicide," said Mange Lal Singh after ...
Arizona Regents lawyer defends decision to halt student-fee collections
Arizona Regents lawyer defends decision to halt student-fee collections. Association is suing board over decision to halt collections. Print Email. 2013-03-11T00:00:00Z Arizona Regents lawyer defends decision to halt student-fee collectionsHoward ...
URGENT ¥¥¥ Dead Russian lawyer's trial opened, adjourned to March 22
A Moscow court on Monday opened the posthumous tax evasion trial against dead lawyer Sergei Magnitsky but swiftly adjourned the next hearing until March 22 to give the defence more time to prepare. Magnitsky's family is boycotting the trial in protest ...
Top U.S. lawyer to high court focuses on antitrust, patent cases
Top U.S. lawyer to high court focuses on antitrust, patent cases. 3/11/2013 COMMENTS (0). By Lawrence Hurley. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration's top advocate before the U.S. Supreme Court is highlighting antitrust and patent cases as ...
Bahrain court acquits Shiite rights activist: lawyer
A Bahrain court on Monday acquitted leading Shiite rights activist Yousif al-Muhafda who was on trial for spreading false news, his lawyer Mohammed al-Jishi wrote on his Twitter account. Muhafda, who is the acting deputy head of the local non ...
Russia adjourns dead lawyer trial to March 22
A Moscow court on Monday adjourned the tax evasion trial of dead Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky until March 22, after opening the process in defiance of criticism from his family and the West. The trial of Magnitsky -- whose 2009 death lead to a ...
Lil Kim Sues Lawyer for $1 Million
Lil' Kim has reportedly filed a lawsuit against her former lawyer and his business partner who she claims tricked her into signing a series of bad licensing agreements. The Brooklyn-born rapper, whose real name is Kimberly Denise Jones , reportedly ...
Mubarak wants Egyptians to rally round Morsi: lawyer
Toppled president Hosni Mubarak, awaiting trial over his role in the deaths of protesters, believes Egyptians should rally around his Islamist successor and end violent protests, his lawyer told AFP on Monday. President Mohamed Morsi, twice jailed by ...
Criminal Defense Lawyer's Mug Shot Ends Up Next to Own Online Ad After ...
Criminal Defense Lawyer's Mug Shot Ends Up Next to Own Online Ad After ...
Sandusky lawyer outlines basis for defense appeals
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- A new filing by Jerry Sandusky's appellate lawyer lists seven grounds for his appeal of a 45-count conviction for child sexual abuse. The document filed Monday is an outline of the claims that the former Penn State assistant ...
Lawyer: Stephen Baldwin to avoid jail in tax case
NEW CITY, N.Y. — Actor Stephen Baldwin will avoid prison and get up to five years to pay back taxes of about $350,000, his lawyer said Monday. Attorney Russell Yankwitt spoke after a closed-door conference with prosecutors and a judge in Rockland ...
Cleared in wife-slay attempt conspiracy, lawyer sues defense counsel for ex ...
Cleared in wife-slay attempt conspiracy, lawyer sues defense counsel for ex ...
Lawyer facing drug charges can enter diversion program despite added charge
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer charged with forging prescriptions to obtain thousands of painkiller pills can enter a diversion program over the objection of prosecutors, a Manhattan judge has ruled. Addressing an unsettled area of the law, Manhattan ...
John Kerr, 81, was accomplished actor and lawyer
The actor John Kerr died recently. He was 81. I worked with him in the early 60's. As I recall, he was very soft spoken and rarely, if ever, initiated a conversation. He had been a star on Broadway and also in the movies. What I didn't know and only ...
NY Terror Lawyer Wants to Exclude Jews from Jury
In the terrorism trial of Abdel Hameed Shehadeh, a suspected terrorist, his lawyer, is attempting to ban any Jewish New Yorkers from serving on the jury. Shehadeh has been indicted for lying to federal investigators about his attempts to join the ...
Annabi's appeal could be rejected if lawyer misses deadline tonight
Disgraced former Yonkers City Council member Sandy Annabi's hopes of getting her public corruption conviction overturned are in jeopardy as a midnight deadline approaches for her lawyer to correct and then refile court papers. Last week, Annabi, 42, ...
Lil' Kim Sues Lawyer for $1 Million Over Endorsement Deals and Bad Licensing ...
Lil' Kim Sues Lawyer for $1 Million Over Endorsement Deals and Bad Licensing ...
Lawyer: Settlements reached in Denver runway crash
DENVER — Passengers and crew on a Continental Airlines flight that went off a runway in Denver in 2008 have reached settlements with the Federal Aviation Administration, according to one of the lawyers involved. About 60 people sued, claiming air ...
Lawyer outlines basis for appeals
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's "major claims" as he appeals a child sexual abuse conviction include the many years that went by before accusers notified authorities, according to a pair of defense filings ...
Jerry Sandusky's lawyer outlines basis for defense appeals
Jerry Sandusky's lawyer has outlined several 'major claims' in his defense appeals of Sandusky's child sexual abuse conviction. AP. HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's "major claims" as he appeals a child ...
Jewish Lawyer for Taliban Terrorist Demands Exclusion of Jews from Jury
Lawyer Frederick Cohn will ask a judge today to bar Jews from the jury hearing the case against Abdel Hameed Shehadeh, who's accused of lying about trying to join jihadists in Pakistan. “Given that there's going to be inflammatory testimony about Jews ...
Lawyer: guilty plea planned in bid-rigging scheme
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Attorney Brian Capitelli says a former purchasing director for the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office will plead guilty in a bid-rigging scheme. Capitelli and his client, John Sens, said nothing else as they left federal court Monday ...
Lawyer in church sex-abuse case locked in bitter divorce battle
Fellow plaintiffs' attorneys voted him as their chief negotiator to speak on behalf of more than 500 people who alleged they had been molested by priests in L.A. For their work, Boucher and other lawyers got about 40% of the settlement. Roberts ...
California Lawyer Makes Bid to Save Lindsay Lohan
We're told Michael Lohan found Wohl -- who's practiced criminal defense law for 25 years and has offices in Orange County -- and the lawyer is ready and willing to help. We're told Wohl -- who has handled cases ranging from shoplifting to murder -- has ...
Defense Lawyer Association Eschews Discovery Bill
Brandon Biko Reese, who will soon be released after serving a five-year sentence, is enthusiastically welcomed to the front of the room to give a farewell speech. In an effort to "de-gangsterize" inmates, administrators encourage them to dance and ...
Lawyer for ex-Staten Islander requests exclusion of Jews from jury in terror trial
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The lawyer for former Staten Island resident and accused wanna-be terrorist Abdel Hameed Shehadeh has asked a federal judge to exclude Jews from serving on the jury, saying his client's anti-Israeli views might set jurors against ...
Lawyer: 7-figure settlement with FAA on 2008 Denver accident
DENVER (AP) - Passengers and crew on a Continental Airlines flight that went off a runway in Denver in 2008 have reached settlements with the Federal Aviation Administration, according to one of the lawyers involved. About 60 people sued, claiming air ...
Jones Day lawyer is governor's choice for Detroit manager: report
Reuters/Reuters - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder talks about the city of Detroit being in a financial emergency state during a meeting with an invited audience at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, …more March 1, 2013. REUTERS/ Rebecca Cook ...
Lawyer: 2 Bahrain police sentenced to 10 years in protester death
MANAMA, Bahrain — A defense lawyer in Bahrain says two policemen have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the fatal beating of an anti-government protester at the beginning of the Gulf nation's political crisis in 2011. The sentences are among ...
Iran seeks advice from terrorist's lawyer on suing Hollywood over 'Argo ...
Iran seeks advice from terrorist's lawyer on suing Hollywood over 'Argo ...
Chrysler bankruptcy lawyer is Detroit manager pick: source
DETROIT (Reuters) - Kevyn Orr, a lawyer who earned $1 million in fees for helping manage the Chrysler bankruptcy in 2009, is Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's top pick to be Detroit's financial emergency manager, a source with direct knowledge of the ...
Merck Hid Fosamax's Bone-Weakening Risks, Lawyer Contends
Merck researchers ignored signs that extended use of drugs known as bisphosphonates, such as Fosamax, caused femurs to deteriorate in patients such as Christina Su, said Karen Menzies, one of Su's lawyers, today in opening statements of the trial of ...
LeAnn Rimes Twitter Lawsuit: Teacher's Lawyer Drops Her, New Attorney Steps In
“Usually a lawyer and client agree to separate and the lawyer doesn't have to ask the court to let him out.” But Radar has learned exclusively that the relationship between lawyer and client broke down quickly and Freundlich's leaving was just a matter ...
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A two-page letter from the lawyer, Lee Levine, to the D.C. attorney general, makes public for the first time how the show's host, David Gregory, says he got hold of the high-capacity ammunition magazine, which even empty is illegal to possess in the ...