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Virginia prosecutor: Missouri lawyer posted nudes of her online
ST. LOUIS — A Virginia prosecutor has asked a St. Louis County court for an order of protection against a Missouri lawyer who was once former Gov. Bob Holden's chief legal counsel, accusing him of harassing her since their relationship ended and of ...
Lawyer: Manning's Gender Issues Being Assessed
The lawyer who defended Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning against charges of leaking classified information said Wednesday that his client is being assessed at a military prison for gender identity disorder, and that he's hopeful the military will allow ...
Manning's gender issues assessed in prison, lawyer says
BRISTOL, R.I. The lawyer who defended U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who is now referring to himself as "Chelsea Manning," against charges of leaking classified information said Wednesday that his client is being assessed at a military prison for gender ...
Manning being evaluated for gender dysphoria in prison - lawyer
The lawyer who defended Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning against charges of leaking classified information to Wikileaks said Wednesday Manning is being evaluated in military prison for gender dysphoria, and that he's hopeful treatment is forthcoming. Attorney ...
Lawyer: Jackson Died From Own Bad Choices
Michael Jackson died because of his own bad choices involving the drug that killed him and the doctor who provided it, not because of anything done by AEG Live, a lawyer for the producer of Jackson's comeback concerts told jurors Wednesday. Delivering ...
Uralkali CEO moved to house arrest in Belarus: lawyer
"He was transferred to house arrest yesterday," Dmitry Goryachko, Baumgertner's lawyer, told Reuters. Russia said last week it expected Belarus to hand over Baumgertner soon, and the development came after the country's presidents and prime ministers ...
Former Marine lawyer takes on top brass to defend supervisor of 8 who defiled ...
Former Marine lawyer takes on top brass to defend supervisor of 8 who defiled ...
Chinese Provinces Collected Billions in Family-Planning Fines, Lawyer Says
BEIJING — Nineteen province-level governments in China last year collected a total of $2.7 billion in fines from parents who had violated family-planning laws, which usually limit couples to having one child, a lawyer who had requested the data said ...
Disbarred N. Ind. lawyer convicted of forgery
MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — Jurors have convicted a disbarred northern Indiana attorney of forging the names of other lawyers on court documents. The St. Joseph County jury returned guilty verdicts Wednesday against 47-year-old Rod Sniadecki on three ...
GOP lawyer launches political donation refund group
A new group has formed to get money out of politics. But unlike typical "good government" groups, this new nonprofit is connected to a Republican lawyer with a case before the U.S. Supreme Court next month -- McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission ...
UPDATE 3-Uralkali CEO moved to house arrest in Belarus-lawyer
"He was transferred to house arrest yesterday," Dmitry Goryachko, Baumgertner's lawyer, told Reuters. Russia said last week it expected Belarus to hand over Baumgertner soon, and the development came after the country's presidents and prime ministers ...
Amanda Bynes' lawyer hopes for resolution to bong-toss case
A lawyer for troubled star Amanda Bynes says he thinks her New York bong-throwing case will be resolved soon. The actress didn't appear in court Thursday. She remains in a psychiatric hospital in California. She was charged earlier this year with ...
NY Accounting Exec-lawyer Arrested in Madoff Fraud
(NEW YORK) — A senior partner at a Manhattan accounting firm has been arrested on charges he participated in and helped direct false bookkeeping during financier Bernard Madoff's historic fraud. Paul Konigsberg was held for an arraignment Thursday in ...
Lawyer: Potential evidence in terrorist case in 'classified morass,' impedes ...
Lawyer: Potential evidence in terrorist case in 'classified morass,' impedes ...
Susquehanna Township High School assistant principal on 'unpaid leave ...
Susquehanna Township High School assistant principal on 'unpaid leave ...
Bad review: Yelp, S.D. lawyer trade barbs
San Diego bankruptcy attorney Julian McMillan, shown at a gym in his office complex, is in a fight with online business review website Yelp. — Eduardo Contreras.  · ; ✉; - Comments. This spring, San Diego bankruptcy attorney Julian McMillan took a ...
Tunisia court sentences rapper over insults to government, lawyer says
By Tarek Amara, Reuters. TUNIS — A Tunisian court sentenced a local rap singer on Thursday to six months in jail for a song insulting the police and government in a case likely to fuel debate over free speech under the Islamist-led government, his ...
Rights Lawyer Allred Joins NY Bar: Business of Law
Civil-rights lawyer Gloria Allred, known for handling high-profile cases involving women's issues, joined the New York State bar. “I look forward to asserting, protecting and vindicating the legal rights of women and minorities in New York and ...
DA: Great Neck lawyer stole $150G from clients
A Great Neck elder law attorney is charged with stealing more than $150,000 from three clients in a four-year span, Queens prosecutors said Friday. Martha Brosius, 50, who has offices in Great Neck and Manhattan, was arraigned Thursday before Judge ...
Avon Lake lawyer sues over skate park noise
photo.JPG An Avon Lake attorney is suing the city to try to close what he says is a noisy skate park. Michael Sangiacomo, The Plain Dealer. AVON LAKE, Ohio – An Avon Lake attorney has sued the city, demanding that a city-owned skate park be immediately ...
Lamar Odom hires Amanda Bynes' lawyer for DUI case
Troubled NBA star Lamar Odom has taken a page from Amanda Bynes' playbook and hired her lawyer for drunken-driving case in southern California. Lawyer Richard Hutton appeared on Odom's behalf in a Van Nuys courtroom Friday and got the athlete's ...
State pays former Commerce lawyer $80000 for wrongful firing
RALEIGH — The state Department of Commerce has paid its former in-house lawyer $80,000 for wrongfully firing her. The department reached the settlement with Karen A. West, who was fired in June after Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker reclassified ...
Top SEC trial lawyer to depart agency
Matthew Martens, the top trial lawyer at the US Securities and Exchange Commission who led the agency to victory in its blockbuster civil fraud case against Goldman Sachs Vice President Fabrice Tourre, is leaving the SEC at the end of September. The ...
Foddrill told to hire lawyer for civil rights complaint
A former city employee suing the city after he was banned from City Hall was advised by a judge Friday to hire a lawyer within 30 days to represent him in his ongoing civil rights complaint against the city. John Foddrill has been representing himself ...
Tate George's lawyer says George was victim of a scam
TRENTON, N.J. >> Accused scammer Tate George was scammed himself for $19,000 by a Nigerian named Michael Chudi, who now is in hiding in his African homeland, which is known to some as the scam capital of the world. George's defense lawyer ...
Stacey L. Schwartz, 61, lawyer and motorcyclist
Stacey L. Schwartz, 61, of Lafayette Hill, a lawyer who handled commercial and personal-injury litigation, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital of complications from a heart attack. Mr. Schwartz was associated with the law ...
Sonny Garrett: Been wronged, had side effects, here's a lawyer
Have you noticed those commercials and ads for ambulance-chasing lawyers are showing up all over the place, even on Facebook. Of course, they're going hand-in-hand with those spots advertising assorted cure-alls that likely will be subject of lawsuits ...
Leonard J. Kerpelman, lawyer in landmark 1963 school prayer case, dies at 88
Leonard J. Kerpelman, a Baltimore lawyer who successfully argued a landmark Supreme Court case in 1963 on behalf of avowed atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair, banning state-sanctioned religious prayers from public schools, died Sept. 26 at a hospital in ...
Lawyer's conduct in death-penalty case disputed
Robert T. Hall, another lawyer for Washington, said Bennett claimed he “witnessed something that he hadn't in an effort to get an innocent man executed, and the state bar's decision that this was not supported by clear and convincing evidence was just ...
Executive profile: Adam Klein, Chicago lawyer focuses on sports and owners ...
Executive profile: Adam Klein, Chicago lawyer focuses on sports and owners ...
Rural lawyer shortage means long drives, but plenty of jobs
SIDNEY — A shortage of attorneys in some Nebraska communities means long drives for clients, but a job market for law school graduates that is as expansive as the open prairie. While urban legal markets generally are oversaturated, the number of ...
Lawyer makes her case well
Oh, there were the usual things: papers to sign, calls to make, clients to soothe. Your job didn't entail someone losing their home. Nobody relinquished their children. Retirement accounts kept intact, belongings weren't divvied up, and checkbooks ...
Baltimore lawyer who won landmark school prayer case dies at 88
BALTIMORE >> Leonard Kerpelman, a Baltimore lawyer who successfully argued a landmark Supreme Court case in 1963 on behalf of avowed atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair, banning state-sanctioned religious prayers from public schools, died Sept. 26 at a ...
Moving Up: Trial lawyer David Glatthorn
He was selected by peers for inclusion in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of personal injury litigation – plaintiffs, and was chosen as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury Law by American Lawyer Media and ...
Greenberg Traurig lawyer helping shape legal profession's future
Brad Kaufman, a securities lawyer and shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's West Palm Beach office, is a legal star on the rise. Recently named vice president and treasurer of the national law firm, he already serves as co-chair of the firm's Securities ...
Jacksonville lawyer couple say goodbye to Death Row inmate they fought for ...
Jacksonville lawyer couple say goodbye to Death Row inmate they fought for ...
Jacksonville lawyer couple say goodbye to Death Row inmate they championed
With Sheppard and White as Alvord's appellate lawyers, three psychiatrists found that he didn't understand the punishment he was given. Doctors at a state mental hospital, citing their Hippocratic oath not to make someone well just so he could be ...
Lawyer alleges two harassed in Coatesville
A lawyer for two Coastesville Area School DIstrict employees has called on acting superintendent Dr. Angelo Romaniello Jr., above, to step down in the aftermath of the texting scandal. (Source: www.coatesville.k12.pa.us). Travel Deals. $149 -- Luxe ...
Lawyer of Iranian in Israel Denies Spy Allegations
A lawyer for an Iranian accused of espionage in Israel says the allegations are baseless. The suspect, Ali Mansouri, made his first court appearance on Monday since Israel announced the accusations. Israel's Shin Bet security agency says Iran recruited ...
Knox's Lawyer Asks if She Can Be Tried 'Endlessly'
Amanda Knox's third murder trial began in an Italian courtroom today with her lawyer asking the court whether it was fair that she be "tried endlessly." Neither Knox nor her former boyfriend and co-defendant Raffaelle Sollecito were present for the ...
WL Williams, Jr., 83, noted Birmingham civil rights lawyer, dies after brief ...
WL Williams, Jr., 83, noted Birmingham civil rights lawyer, dies after brief ...
Cody lawyer forfeits license, office
“Jody, you are a smart person, and a good lawyer, and you know that Sergei is entitled to receive a statement listing the assets in his Trust,” Del Tufo wrote on July 23. Yates' attorney, Sara Van Genderen, said it should only take Vannoy two phone ...
Man charged with steroid possession denies owning them, lawyer says
The lawyer for a man charged with steroid possession by police investigating the murders of his business partner and his wifesaid the drugs did not belong to his client. “They belonged to his partner. His partner was apparently doing a dance with ...
'Mob Wives' lawyer says Alicia DiMichele's weekend in Vegas 100% legal
The lawyer for a new "Mob Wives" star blasted a report that his client asked to visit her son as a pretext to go on a trip to Las Vegas. Alicia DiMichele — who is awaiting sentencing for helping her husband, Colombo enforcer Edward Garofalo, embezzle ...
Amanda Knox's Lawyer Asks if She Can Be Tried 'Endlessly'
Amanda Knox's third murder trial began in an Italian courtroom today with her lawyer asking the court whether it was fair that she be "tried endlessly." Neither Knox nor her former boyfriend and co-defendant Raffaelle Sollecito were present for the ...
With execution delayed, lawyer argues for disclosures about lethal injection drug
Death row inmate Christopher Sepulvado's death warrant has been cancelled, giving his lawyers more time to argue that the state's lethal injection method violates his constitutional rights. In a motion filed Thursday, lawyer Gary Clements does just ...
Judge appoints new lawyer for man accused of making video critical of police
Two men accused of making a rap video threatening Pittsburgh police had their trial postponed Monday after one of them appeared to faint in the courtroom and then pleaded with the judge to appoint him a new lawyer. Jamal T. Knox, 19, of East Liberty ...
Petition asks Wisconsin court to expand lawyer appointments for poor
Much of Wisconsin's civil justice system is fundamentally unfair to poor people, and Wisconsin's Supreme Court should take the lead in changing that, according to a new petition filed Monday with the court. The petition, filed by Legal Action Wisconsin ...
SFO director delegated major decisions to non-lawyer deputy
Lawyers for the former chief executive of JJB sports, Christopher Ronnie, had argued that Alderman did not have the power to allow Williamson to decide whether to investigate a £1m fraud allegedly committed by Ronnie and David Ball, who owned a ...
Lawyer charged with sexual assault of woman, giving her ecstasy
A Madison lawyer was formally charged Friday with sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman at the office where he worked and at his home, and giving her the drug ecstasy. Jonathan G. Evenson, 37, was charged with six counts of second-degree sexual ...