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Lawyer: Singer Miguel inviting lawsuit over fan's head injury
The lawyer said Shah, 21, went to the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas and was excited at the prospect of seeing Miguel. The singer-songwriter leaped from one stage to another while singing his hit "Adorn," catching his leg on the back of Shah's ...
Township Manager's Lawyer Responds to Charges, Livingston High Alumnus ...
Township Manager's Lawyer Responds to Charges, Livingston High Alumnus ...
Scout leaders chided for marching in pride parade; Army Ranger killed in ...
Scout leaders chided for marching in pride parade; Army Ranger killed in ...
Lawyer accused of mishandling escrow account
A Cape Coral lawyer has been admonished by The Florida Bar for her role in allowing a local real estate investor to allegedly swindle two United Kingdom-based partners out of about $200,000. Christine F. Wright, of the Wright Law Firm, was accused of ...
Lawyer: 7 years in prison 'unfair' for Larimer jail inmate who threatened to ...
Lawyer: 7 years in prison 'unfair' for Larimer jail inmate who threatened to ...
Father's gift 20 years ago leads to son's life as a lawyer
Father's gift 20 years ago leads to son's life as a lawyer. By Kristi L. Nelson; Knoxville News Sentinel; Posted June 16, 2013 at 4 a.m.. Discuss; Print; A; A; A. Share this on Facebook · Tweet this · Email this to a friend · Transplant recipient Mario ...
Panic Street Lawyer: Don't swallow the frack, Part I
20130616wap thenational 150 Tuesday's concert by the National at Stage AE was described (correctly, in my opinion) as “glorious” by one music blogger and “extremely powerful” by another. And, no, my endorsement of those favorable reviews has nothing ...
Lawyer Mtetwa Trial Postponed Again
THE trial of top human rights lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa, who is facing charges of obstructing the course of justice was yesterday postponed to June 29 when cross examinations of State witnesses would continue. Magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa postponed ...
Lawyer Of Fan Miguel Kicked During Billboard Awards Says He's 'Daring' To Be ...
Lawyer Of Fan Miguel Kicked During Billboard Awards Says He's 'Daring' To Be ...
Obama chooses lawyer as Guantanamo closure envoy
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with extensive experience in all three branches of the government to be the State Department's special envoy for closing down the military-run prison at the ...
AP sources: Obama picks high-powered lawyer to be new Guantanamo closure ...
AP sources: Obama picks high-powered lawyer to be new Guantanamo closure ...
Obama picks lawyer as Guantanamo closure envoy, sources tell AP
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with extensive experience in all three branches of the government to be the State Department's special envoy for closing down the military-run prison at the ...
Serving those in need, reward enough for Orange Park lawyer David King
Serving those in need, reward enough for Orange Park lawyer David King. Posted: June 16, 2013 - 7:37pm | Updated: June 16, 2013 - 8:43pm. Photos. Back Photo: 1 of 2 Next. BOB SELF/The Times-Union. David King has worked several hundred bankruptcy ...
Obama picks lawyer as Guantanamo envoy
President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with an extensive government experience to be the State Department's new special envoy for closing down the prison at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. Officials familiar with ...
A life remembered: Admirers says lawyer Dan Flaherty set the bar high
“You could tell right away the tremendous respect he had among the lawyers in our area,” Smith said. That respect was in large part due to his legal prowess — Flaherty, “a tremendous trial lawyer,” specialized in medical malpractice cases, a ...
Detainees' defense lawyers want ICRC's secret Guantanamo files
GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - Lawyers for five prisoners accused of plotting the September 11 attacks in 2001 have asked to see confidential reports made by representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross who ...
Longtime gov't lawyer to lead Gitmo closure effort
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with extensive experience in all three branches of the government to be the State Department's special envoy for closing down the military-run prison at the ...
Rhoen lawyer says investor row could drag on until 2015
FRANKFURT, June 17 (Reuters) - A lawyer representing Rhoen-Klinikum's Chairman Eugen Muench said the looming legal battle with a dissenting shareholder over the hospital chain's deal strategy could drag on for well over 18 months, delaying a possible ...
READ – The Supreme Court rules lawyers can't use DMV records to find clients
In Maracich et al. v. Spears, a group of lawyers tried to use a state Freedom of Information Act request to get DMV records in order to find potential plaintiffs for a class action lawsuit against a number of car dealerships. The DMV acquiesced, the ...
Goller named JWLA 'Woman Lawyer of the Year'
by Joe Wilhelm Jr., Staff Writer. The Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association hosted its annual judicial reception June 6 at The River Club and announced its "Woman Lawyer of the Year" and incoming board of directors. One of Katherine Schnauss Naugle's ...
US Supreme Court suspends Cincinnati lawyer Stanley Chesley
The U.S. Supreme Court suspended onetime Cincinnati super lawyer Stanley Chesley from practicing law before the justices. The decision by the justices was expected following Chesley's decision by Chesley in April to surrender his law license. Chesley ...
Chad Johnson released from jail after serving 7 days
Chad Johnson is being released from jail today after serving seven days of a 30-day sentence for disrespecting the court by slapping his attorney on the fanny during a hearing last week. Broward County Circuit Judge Kathleen McHugh accepted Johnson's ...
Jail will kill decrepit Astor son: lawyer
“It would be cruel and unusual punishment for Mr. [Anthony] Marshall at this age in this condition to be sentenced to jail,” lawyer Kenneth Warner pleaded in Manhattan Supreme Court today in a last ditch effort to spare his client prison time. “His ...
Obama team assigns DC lawyer to Gitmo closure
The Obama administration is giving a Washington lawyer one of his toughest cases: Finally closing the terrorism prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Cliff Sloan, a partner with the D.C. law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, has worked in ...
The Tech Company Lawyers Who Stand Between You and Government Snoops
The in-house legal teams at Silicon Valley companies are usually associated with intellectual property disputes, anti-trade spats, and the maneuvering around initial public offerings. Yet the latest revelations about Prism, the U.S. National Security ...
Guantanamo detainees' lawyers seek to obtain Red Cross reports
GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - Lawyers for five prisoners accused of plotting the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States have asked to see confidential reports by the International Committee of the Red Cross about visits ...
Ask a Lawyer: Did Superman Have a Legal Obligation to Save Lives in Man of ...
Ask a Lawyer: Did Superman Have a Legal Obligation to Save Lives in Man of ...
Chesapeake hires former SEC lawyer as compliance officer
N) on Monday named as chief compliance officer a lawyer the oil and gas company had previously hired to respond to an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Patrick Craine, a partner with the law firm Bracewell & Giuliani and former ...
Lawyer: Tipster 'thrilled' Hoffa family may gain closure
Lawyer: Tipster 'thrilled' Hoffa family may gain closure. Attorney David Chasnick issues a statement on behalf of Anthony Zerilli, who led investigators to Oakland Township, Mich., in their search for Jimmy Hoffa. Post to Facebook ...
Ex-hero officer a "junkie," lawyer says
The lawyer for Richard DeCoatsworth told a Philadelphia judge Monday that the ex-hero police officer is a "junkie" who had abused narcotics prescribed to treat because of his service-related gunshot wound. But L. George Parry insisted DeCoatsworth, 27, ...
Wickham: Lawyer for Trayvon's parents plays key role
Benjamin Crump, the highest profile lawyer in the Trayvon Martin murder case, is just a spectator in the courtroom where the man who killed the unarmed 17-year-old boy is about to be tried. But the soft-spoken attorney could play the biggest role in ...
Lawyer Cliff Sloan faces tough assignment: Closing Guantanamo
Lawyer Cliff Sloan faces tough assignment: Closing Guantanamo. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print. Related News. WikiLeaks breach included secret details on Guantanamo prisoners: official. 4:16pm EDT. Guantanamo detainees' lawyers seek to obtain Red ...
Fisher's lawyer claims Hunter has conflict of interest with judge
Attorneys for Derek Fisher and his assistant filed a motion for a change of venue Monday in the lawsuit filed against them by Billy Hunter, the former executive director of the National Basketball Players Association. Among other things, the motion ...
As Prison Term Nears, Lawyers for Astor's Son Fight On
With a scheduled day of surrender to serve a prison sentence bearing down, lawyers for Anthony D. Marshall, the son of the society doyenne Brooke Astor, have unleashed a flurry of legal efforts to keep their aging client out of prison at least a little ...
Richard P. Minteer, 61, lawyer
Services have been set for Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, for Richard P. Minteer, 61, of Westampton, a Riverside lawyer who died while kayaking Saturday, June 15, on the Oswego River in Wharton State Forest. A visitation is to be from 7 to 9 p ...
Trial of St. Pete lawyer on bribery charge begins
Rowley's lawyer told jurors Monday that the money had nothing to do with bankruptcy and was merely a fee for a case the trustee referred to him outside of bankruptcy court. The bribe - or the misunderstanding - all started one day in June 2006 when ...
Special Report: For top US lawyers, case in Guam is rare prize
But last year, the itinerant 64-year-old had something of great value to elite lawyers half a world away: a case that reached the U.S. Supreme Court. Within hours after the justices announced that they would hear it, attorneys at some of the nation's ...
Lawyer for Gadhafi Son Wants Him Handed to ICC
A lawyer for a son of ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi has accused Libyan authorities of showing a "blatant disregard" for the International Criminal Court by announcing they will put Seif al-Islam Gadhafi on trial in August. In an urgent filing to the ...
Accused Labor Dept. lawyer found dead in DC jail
A Labor Department lawyer, charged with sexually assaulting his co-worker in her Northwest Washington home, was found dead Tuesday in his D.C. jail cell, officials said. Jail officials released a statement early Tuesday that Paul Mannina, 58, was found ...
Former hit man John V. Martorano says he's no serial killer — and he tried to ...
Former hit man John V. Martorano says he's no serial killer — and he tried to ...
Qaddafi Son's Lawyer Seeks ICC Ruling on Trial in Libya or Hague
A lawyer for a son of deposed Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi asked the International Criminal Court for “an urgent ruling” on a Libyan government appeal to try Saif al-Islam Qaddafi in Libya instead of the Hague. Saif al-Islam's attorney filed his ...
Ivesdale board appoints Monticello lawyer to posts
The village board this week voted 4-1 to appoint John Foltz of the firm Glasgow and Foltz to both positions. If the board needs to take legal action concerning any liquor-related matters, Foltz may have to recuse himself, according to Village ...
Ohio mom says 3 held her captive; suspect's lawyer insists he gave her, child ...
Ohio mom says 3 held her captive; suspect's lawyer insists he gave her, child ...
Chris Abele rips surprise move to fire top county lawyer
Walker said she wasn't given specific reasons for the decision to remove her as the top county lawyer. She said the move was more disappointing than surprising. She said she is confident she can find another good job soon if the board carries through ...
Mobster's lawyer rips FBI's failed Jimmy Hoffa dig
Oakland Township — A mobster's lawyer ripped the FBI over its failed search for missing Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa —and even mocked the cadaver dog that sniffed for clues. Attorney David Griem, who defended convicted Detroit mob boss Jack W. Tocco, ...
Porsche plaintiffs bolstered by court ruling: lawyer
BERLIN (Reuters) - Investors suing Porsche SE (PSHG_p.DE) for more than 4 billion euros ($5.4 billion) over its failed attempt to take over Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) in 2008 may take encouragement from a German court ruling on Wednesday, a lawyer said ...
Jimmy Dimora's lawyer argues to appeals court that gifts and meals were not ...
Jimmy Dimora's lawyer argues to appeals court that gifts and meals were not ...
Defense lawyer says gov't hid NSA role in California terrorism case
Law & Disorder / Civilization & Discontents. Defense lawyer says gov't hid NSA role in California terrorism case. "We're going to evaluate our options as to what to do now," attorney says. by Cyrus Farivar - Jun 19, 2013 5:04 pm UTC. Government ...
Judge denies mistrial request in strangling case
A judge denied a mistrial request Wednesday in the case of a 36-year-old Illinois man accused of strangling a pregnant woman at a resort near Sturgeon Bay. Brian M. Cooper is charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide and one count of ...
Lawyer helps police locate Canby suspect in stolen watermelon case
A lawyer for William J. Traverso said he was the one who alerted law enforcement Tuesday night that if they wanted to arrest one of the suspects in their stolen watermelon case, he was at his parents' home in Canby. "I contacted him last night and told ...