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Women top men in advanced degrees

As a growing number of young women obtain advanced degrees, the U.S. Census Bureau predicts more women than men are expected to become doctors, lawyers and professors.


Former lawyer charged in $1 billion Florida Ponzi scheme

A disbarred Florida lawyer surrendered to the FBI Tuesday to face charges he ran a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors out of more than $1 billion, federal prosecutors said.


41 people in 4 states charged in mortgage fraud

A mortgage fraud crackdown announced Thursday resulted in the arrests of dozens of people, including six lawyers, seven loan officers and three mortgage brokers in four states.


Blogger Unemployment Payouts Suspended due to Google AdSense

Blogger Unemployment Payouts Suspended due to Google AdSense

A lawyer made redundant during the economic downturn has had her benefits suspended – because she earns cents a day from her personal food blog.


Polanski asks Swiss court to free him from custody

Lawyers for Roman Polanski filed a motion in court Tuesday asking that the Oscar-winning director be released from Swiss custody - the first step in his legal battle to avoid extradition to the United States for a 1977 statutory rape case....


Polanski to fight extradition after Zurich arrest

ZURICH (Reuters) - Film director Roman Polanski, arrested in Zurich over a U.S.


Lawyer: Kidnapped Calif. girl has mixed emotions

The lawyer for a Northern California woman found alive 18 years after she was kidnapped says his client has mixed emotions surrounding ...


Lawyer Gets 20 Years in $400 Million Fraud

Marc S. Dreier, a prominent New York lawyer, was sentenced on Monday in an elaborate scheme in which investors lost more than $400 million.


Mumbai 'attacker' lawyer sacked

The defence lawyer for the only surviving suspected gunman from the Mumbai attacks is sacked as he appears in court.


Hogan, divorce lawyer spar outside Fla. court

AP - An attorney for Hulk Hogan's wife got into a verbal sparring match with the former professional wrestler outside a courtroom and asked if Hogan was going to wrestle him.


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