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Attorney General sues charity for raffle practices (Jefferson City News Tribune)
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis-area charity that raffles off expensive homes to raise money for spinal cord research would have to refund ticket money under a lawsuit filed by Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon on Wednesday.
Gonzalez to lawyer: ‘Nobody can tell me to shut up’ (INQ7.net)
IRKED by a lawyer’s motion to bar him from making public remarks on the Subic rape case, Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez said: "Nobody can tell me to shut up."
Feds arrest Pima County Attorney's Office employee in drug case (KVOA Tucson)
Federal authorities have arrested a Pima County Attorney's Office employee in a marijuana distribution ring.
Dismiss it, asks lawyer sued by Cos accuser (Philadelphia Daily News)
A Los Angeles lawyer who represented entertainer Bill Cosby and who now is being sued for defamation by the woman alleging that Cosby groped her wants a federal judge to throw out the case or at least transfer it to a federal court in California.
Attorney General's Office Reviewing Activities Of Closed Furniture Store (WLEX-TV Lexington)
The state attorney general's office is reviewing the activities of a Lexington furniture store after the store allegedly accepting thousands of dollars for furniture that was never delivered.
Feds arrest Pima County Attorney's Office employee in drug case (KVOA Tucson)
TUCSON, Ariz. Federal authorities have arrested a Pima County Attorney's Office employee in a marijuana distribution ring.
ELECTION '06: Allegations fly in Fayette county attorney race | Comment (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Lexington's nastiest race in this month's primary election is for the low-profile job of prosecuting traffic tickets, misdemeanors and enforcing child support: county attorney. Post a Comment
SDP's lawyer amends defence to "correct facts of the case" (Channel NewsAsia via Yahoo! Singapore News)
The lawyer for Singapore Democratic Party's Chee Soon Juan and Chee Siok Chin has amended his defence to "correct the facts of the case".
Injury knocks out Lawyer Ron from Preakness (The Sports Network)
Louisville, KY (Sports Network) - Lawyer Ron, the 12th place finisher in the Kentucky Derby, has been sidelined and will not run in the upcoming Preakness Stakes due to an injury. Surgery will be performed on the three-year-old Friday at the Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, KY.
Former legislator in attorney general race (Roswell Daily Record)
As an attorney who specializes in environmental law and as a former state legislator and U.S. Department of Energy official, Gary King says his experience makes him the best candidate for attorney general in the Democratic primary.
Ninth Circuit Upholds Lawyer’s Prison Sentence for Plotting to Scuttle Yacht, Collect Insurance (Metropolitan News-Enterprise)
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday upheld the 90-month prison term imposed on a now-suspended Beverly Hills lawyer for attempting to sink a yacht to collect insurance money.
U.S. Attorney Arrests Postal Worker in Insider Trading Ring (Bloomberg.com)
May 11 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Attorney Michael J. Garcia said his office arrested and charged postal worker Jason Smith with insider trading for passing on information to two Goldman Sachs Group Inc. employees while sitting on a federal grand jury.
HealthSouth attorney: Scrushy didn't vote on HealthSouth projects (al.com)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attorney for HealthSouth testified Thursday that when former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy was a member of a state hospital regulatory board he did not take actions favoring his medical rehabilitation company.
Democrat Richard Brodsky Drops Out Of Attorney General Race (NY1 News)
One of the candidates in the crowded Democratic field for attorney general is dropping out. Sources tell NY1 Assemblyman Richard Brodsky isn't bowing out because of his low poll numbers or lackluster fundraising.
Brodsky drops out of attorney general campaign (WCAX 3)
ALBANY, N.Y. State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky is out of the race for attorney general.
Dismiss it, asks lawyer sued by Cos accuser (Philadelphia Daily News)
A Los Angeles lawyer who represented entertainer Bill Cosby and who now is being sued for defamation by the woman alleging that Cosby groped her wants a federal judge to throw out the case or at least transfer it to a federal court in California.
Feds arrest Pima County Attorney's Office employee in drug case (KVOA Tucson)
Federal authorities have arrested a Pima County Attorney's Office employee in a marijuana distribution ring.
British attorney-general calls for closure of U.S. Guantanamo camp (People's Daily)
British Attorney-General Lord Goldsmith described the American detention camp at Guantanamo Bay as "unacceptable" and called for its closure, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday.
Feds arrest Pima County Attorney's Office employee in drug case (KVOA Tucson)
TUCSON, Ariz. Federal authorities have arrested a Pima County Attorney's Office employee in a marijuana distribution ring.
Attorney General Gas Gouging Hotline (Fort Wayne News Channel 15)
If you suspect a gas station might be price gouging, you can call a hotline setup by the Indiana Attorney General. The number is 866-241-9753. You can also file a complaint on-line by clicking here .
Man Charged In Wilberger Death Gets New Lawyer (KUTV.com)
PORTLAND The man accused of murder in the death of Brooke Wilberger has been granted a request for a new lawyer in New Mexico–delaying his extradition to Oregon.
Brodsky drops out of attorney general race (WABC-TV New York)
Westchester Assemblyman Richard Brodsky is ending his campaign for state attorney general -- to donate a kidney to his daughter.
Lawyer Ron out of Preakness (Baltimore Sun)
Colt will undergo surgery The in-again out-again saga of Arkansas Derby winner Lawyer Ron in the 131st Preakness Stakes ended today with the announcement that the colt will undergo surgery.
Lawyer Ron set for surgery rather than Preakness (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Lawyer Ron, a colt unbeaten in six races before a 12th-place finish in last week's Kentucky Derby, will undergo surgery Friday and miss next week's 131st Preakness.
Attorney General's Office Reviewing Activities Of Closed Furniture Store (WLEX-TV Lexington)
The state attorney general's office is reviewing the activities of a Lexington furniture store after the store allegedly accepting thousands of dollars for furniture that was never delivered.
Lawyer Ron Won't Run in Preakness (AP via Yahoo! News)
Lawyer Ron won't run in next Saturday's Preakness after all. The colt who won six in a row before finishing 12th in the Kentucky Derby, will have surgery Friday to remove a small chip from his right front ankle.
Lawyer Ron Won't Run in Preakness (AP via Yahoo! Asia News)
Lawyer Ron won't run in next Saturday's Preakness after all.
Attorney General's Office Reviewing Activities Of Closed Furniture Store (WLEX-TV Lexington)
The state attorney general's office is reviewing the activities of a Lexington furniture store after the store allegedly accepting thousands of dollars for furniture that was never delivered.
Attorney General's Office Reviewing Activities Of Closed Furniture Store (WLEX-TV Lexington)
The state attorney general's office is reviewing the activities of a Lexington furniture store after the store allegedly accepting thousands of dollars for furniture that was never delivered.
Chad: Detained Radio Journalist Refuses to Eat Until He is Allowed to See His Lawyer (AllAfrica.com)
Reporters Without Borders today called for the immediate release of detained radio journalist Tchanguiz Vatankhah, the president of the Chad Union of Privately-Owned Radio Stations (URPT), who has been on hunger strike since early May to demand access to his lawyer, according to a local human rights group.
Attorney's death complicates CHP trial (The Davis Enterprise)
Published May 05, 2006 - 16:30:21 CDT. Kevin Clymo, the Sacramento criminal defense attorney representing the accused killer of California Highway Patrol Officer Andy Stevens, died Wednesday night, leaving a legal community in mourning.
Lawyer Ron Won't Run in Preakness (ABC News)
Lawyer Ron Won't Run in Preakness, Will Have Surgery to Remove Small Chip From Right Front Ankle
Lawyer: Hornets are New Orleans' to lose (USA Today)
A lawyer for New Orleans Hornets owner George Shinn said the NBA club is Louisiana's to lose, stressing that if the state breaks a promise to build the team a new practice headquarters, relocation would be certain. However, Bill Hines said he was confident the state would not renege on what he regarded as a relatively minor $8.5 million commitment toward the practice building.
Hornets lawyer: team is New Orleans' to lose (Sports Illustrated)
A lawyer for New Orleans Hornets owner George Shinn said the NBA club is Louisiana's to lose, stressing that if the state breaks a promise to build the team a new practice headquarters, relocation would be certain.
Hornets lawyer: team is New Orleans' to lose (Sports Illustrated)
A lawyer for New Orleans Hornets owner George Shinn said the NBA club is Louisiana's to lose, stressing that if the state breaks a promise to build the team a new practice headquarters, relocation would be certain.
Lawyer: Hornets Are Louisiana's to Lose (AP via Yahoo! News)
A lawyer for New Orleans Hornets owner George Shinn said the NBA club is Louisiana's to lose, stressing that relocation would be certain if the state and city can't come up with a plan to get a promised new practice facility built next to the New Orleans Arena.
HealthSouth attorney: Scrushy didn't vote on HealthSouth projects (The Daily Comet)
An attorney for HealthSouth testified Thursday that when former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy was a member of a state hospital regulatory board he did not take actions favoring his medical rehabilitation company.
CBS, Stern near settlement, lawyer says (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A CBS Corp. lawyer told a judge an agreement is near to settle a lawsuit against its popular former radio host Howard Stern over his move to Sirius Satellite Radio Inc., a CBS official said on Thursday.
Lawyer Ron won't run in Preakness (Fox Sports)
Lawyer Ron won't run in next Saturday's Preakness after all. The colt who won six in a row before finishing 12th in the Kentucky Derby, will have surgery Friday to remove a small chip from his right hind ankle. Trainer Bob Holthus had hoped to run Lawyer Ron in the second leg of the Triple Crown, but the colt's ankle was X-rayed and it was decided Thursday that the chip would be removed at
Unger attorney goes on offensive (Detroit News)
BEULAH -- The defense attorney for a Huntington Woods man charged with murder went on the offensive Thursday, chipping away at the findings of police investigators and questioning the thoroughness of the crime scene investigation by the Michigan State Police.
Surgery scheduled, Lawyer Ron out of Preakness (ESPN)
Trainer Bob Holthus said Thursday at Churchill Downs that Lawyer Ron will undergo surgery to have a small bone chip removed from his right hind ankle and will pass the 131st Preakness on May 20.
Gansler To Run For Md. Attorney General (NBC4 Washington, D.C.)
Montgomery County State Attorney Doug Gansler will announce on Monday that he will run for attorney general, News4 reported.
Attorney Charged With Retail Fraud (Detroit Now)
Farmington Hills police were trying to figure out why an attorney stole thousands of dollars in goods from Kohl’s and possibly Sears stores. The 37-year-old civil attorney from Oxford is accused of stealing from Kohl’s stores across metro Detroit and selling some of the items on eBay.
Lawyer Ron Won't Run in Preakness (AP via Yahoo! News)
Lawyer Ron won't run in the Preakness after all. The colt who won six in a row before finishing 12th in the Kentucky Derby will have surgery Friday to remove a small chip from his right hind ankle.
Attorney: '64 killing can't be prosecuted (Miami Herald)
A state attorney reviewing the case of a black woman shot and killed during a race riot 42 years ago concluded that Florida law prohibits recharging three men because of speedy trial constraints.
Lawyer Ron to have surgery, miss Preakness (Sports Illustrated)
Lawyer Ron won't run in the Preakness after all.
Brodsky drops out of attorney general campaign (WCAX 3)
ALBANY, N.Y. State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky is out of the race for attorney general.
Lawyer Ron Has Surgery (New York Times)
Lawyer Ron, who won six races in a row before finishing 12th in the Kentucky Derby, will have surgery today to remove a small chip from his right hind ankle, keeping him out of the Preakness.
Surprise hires deputy city attorney to handle civil issues (The Arizona Republic)
Surprise has hired a new deputy city attorney, George Riemer, to focus on civil issues for the city. Riemer worked for the Oregon State Bar for 25 years before coming to Surprise.
Attorney General Gas Gouging Hotline (Fort Wayne News Channel 15)
If you suspect a gas station might be price gouging, you can call a hotline setup by the Indiana Attorney General. The number is 866-241-9753. You can also file a complaint on-line by clicking here .