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New Jersey Trial Lawyer David A. Mazie Launches New Cutting Edge Web Site (PR Web)
David A. Mazie is recognized as one of New Jersey's top trial lawyers. Mr. Mazie was recently named New Jersey Lawyer of The Year, and also was voted by his peers as the top New Jersey trial lawyer two years in a row. (PRWEB May 30, 2006) Trackback URL: (link) WmV0YS1GYWx1LU1hZ24tUHJvZi1IYWxmLVplcm8=
Accuser's Attorney Speaks About Allegations Against Priest (WTOL News 11)
TOLEDO -- The Diocese of Toledo has placed a retired Catholic priest on administrative leave and barred him from any public ministry after allegations of sexual misconduct. Now the attorney representing the alleged victims has talked to News 11.
Lawyer defends his fee (Louisville Courier-Journal)
Lexington lawyer Melbourne Mills Jr. said he knows his $23.6 million fee from Kentucky's fen-phen case sounds like a lot of money. But he said he has gone through most of it, and couldn't pay it back to former clients even if ordered to do so by a judge.
Auburn lawyer to re-enter race for Senate (King County Journal)
AUBURN -- Auburn lawyer and community advocate Yvonne Ward has announced that she will run again for the Senate seat in the 31st District. Ward, 42, a Democrat, ran for the same seat four years ago, losing by a relatively small margin to Republican incumbent Pam Roach.
New Jersey Trial Lawyer David A. Mazie Launches New Cutting Edge Web Site (PR Web via Yahoo! News)
(PRWEB) May 30, 2006 -- New Jersey lawyer David Mazie is pleased to announce the publishing of his new Web site, www.
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 .
McCarthy to Announce State's Attorney Candidacy (WTOP Radio Network)
A man who would like to be the next State's Attorney for Montgomery County will make an announcement on Tuesday.
Lawyer: Buyer interested in Orpheum Theater (Leesville Leader)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A buyer has been found to take on the badly damaged 19th-century building where the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra played before Hurricane Katrina struck, a lawyer says.
Accuser's Attorney Speaks About Allegations Against Priest (WTOL News 11)
TOLEDO -- The Diocese of Toledo has placed a retired Catholic priest on administrative leave and barred him from any public ministry after allegations of sexual misconduct. Now the attorney representing the alleged victims has talked to News 11.
Pakistani intelligence detaining nuclear scientist: lawyer (Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News)
_ Pakistani security agencies have detained a hitherto unknown nuclear scientist for more than two years without giving access to his family members or assigning any reason for his detention, a lawyer said Tuesday.
Riepe hopes to retain county attorney job (The Hawk Eye)
Incumbent believes his experience is worth voting for. MOUNT PLEASANT — Asked why voters should return him to the courthouse for an eighth term, Henry County Attorney Mike Riepe draws a comparison with a family doctor.
Alabama police group endorses King for attorney general - Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa News)
The Alabama Fraternal Order of Police, a statewide police organization, has endorsed Attorney General Troy King for the Republican primary next week. President Bill Davis said the endorsement was based on a poll of FOP members.
Alabama police group endorses King for attorney general (al.com)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Fraternal Order of Police, a statewide police organization, has endorsed Attorney General Troy King for the Republican primary next week.
Accuser's Attorney Speaks About Allegations Against Priest (WTOL News 11)
TOLEDO -- The Diocese of Toledo has placed a retired Catholic priest on administrative leave and barred him from any public ministry after allegations of sexual misconduct. Now the attorney representing the alleged victims has talked to News 11.
Attorney general praises WWREC ethanol plant (Dunn County News)
As Wisconsin attorney general, Peg Lautenschlager sees ethanol from a slightly different perspective. Invited to visit the Western Wisconsin Renewable Energy Cooperative (WWREC) ethanol plant, Lautenschlager flew from Appleton into the Boyceville Airport on Tuesday afternoon.
Cop's lawyer claims prosecutor didn't consider all evidence (Journal Inquirer)
The lawyer for Robert Lawlor, the Hartford police officer facing criminal charges in the shooting death last year of an unarmed city teenager, claims the prosecutor who investigated the shooting failed to consider all the evidence.
Alabama police group endorses King for attorney general (WTVM 9)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. The Alabama Fraternal Order of Police, a statewide police organization, is endorsing Attorney General Troy King for the Republican primary next week.
Lawyer: officers not target of investigations into Iraqi killings (phillyburbs.com)
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Pentagon investigations into the shooting deaths of Iraqi civilians are focused on about a dozen enlisted Marines and do not target their commanding officers, the lawyer for one of the officers said Tuesday.
Online Predators A Real Concern, Warns Attorney General (WLUC TV 6)
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, one in four children were sexually solicited online over the past year. Michigan's Attorney General Mike Cox says with more potentially dangerous people on the Internet, children and parents should take precautions.
Uganda: Dfcu Denies Owing Lawyer GF Cash (AllAfrica.com)
dfcu Bank last week denied owing about Shs2 billion in fees to city lawyer Kituuma Magala, who helped connect it to valuable customers including the Global Fund.
Trial set to begin for indicted ex-senator, attorney optimistic (Columbia Daily Herald)
NASHVILLE — The federal bribery trial of former state Sen. Roscoe Dixon begins Tuesday, and his attorney says he’s optimistic about the outcome despite the charge against his client.
New York state Democrats designate Attorney General Spitzer as candidate for governor (KATC3)
BUFFALO, N.Y. New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has been declared the Democratic candidate for governor of New York at his party's convention in Buffalo.
Attorney: NYU student was 'pawn' in $7 million hedge fund scam (Boston Globe)
A former New York University whiz kid whose Greenwich hedge fund cost investors millions of dollars was the fall guy in the fraud, not the criminal mastermind, his attorney said Tuesday.
New York state Democrats designate Attorney General Spitzer as candidate for governor (WLUC TV 6)
BUFFALO, N.Y. New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has been declared the Democratic candidate for governor of New York at his party's convention in Buffalo.
Lawyer says commanders aren't target of massacre probe (WHBF-TV Quad Cities)
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. A lawyer says the Pentagon is focusing on about a dozen enlisted Marines, as it investigates the shooting deaths of up to two dozen Iraqi civilians last November.
New York state Democrats designate Attorney General Spitzer as candidate for governor (KPHO Phoenix)
BUFFALO, N.Y. New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has been declared the Democratic candidate for governor of New York at his party's convention in Buffalo.
Kenya: Lawyer's Bid to Bar Reporters Dismissed (AllAfrica.com)
A lawyer's bid to have the media barred from covering the case of former Isiolo Bishop Luigi Locati's murder was thwarted by the High Court yesterday.
Deputy State's Attorney Hopes To Succeed Gansler (NBC4 Washington, D.C.)
WASHINGTON -- John McCarthy has announced that he is running for state's attorney in Montgomery County, Md. McCarthy has served as deputy state's attorney since 1996, and he hopes to succeed his boss, Doug Gansler, who's running for Maryland attorney general.
Lawyer says commanders aren't target of massacre probe (WSMV Nashville)
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. A lawyer says the Pentagon is focusing on about a dozen enlisted Marines, as it investigates the shooting deaths of up to two dozen Iraqi civilians last...
Lawyer Moves for Dismissal for NYC DJ (Los Angeles Times)
NEW YORK -- The lawyer for a radio disc jockey who was arrested for on-air threats against a rival hip-hop DJ's young daughter asked a court Tuesday to dismiss charges filed against his client.
Book Review: The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly (Blogcritics.org)
A little-known, twice-divorced lawyer who works out of his car defends a real-estate agent accused of murder and learns life lessons in L.A. in Michael Connelly's "legal thriller" The Lincoln Lawyer . Who's Afraid of Punctuation? From the little I've read, contemporary novels seem to work with a limited punctual pallette. It's mostly commas and periods, with quotation marks for marking
Lawyer Moves for Dismissal for NYC DJ (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
NEW YORK (AP) - The lawyer for a radio disc jockey who was arrested for on-air threats against a rival hip-hop DJ's young daughter asked a court Tuesday to dismiss charges filed against his client. Troi Torain, known on the air as DJ Star, was arrested May 12 on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child after an uproar over his racist and sexual rants about
DJ Star's Lawyer Wants Charges Dropped (CBS 2 New York)
The lawyer for a radio disc jockey who was arrested for on-air threats against a rival hip-hop DJ's young daughter asked a court Tuesday to dismiss charges filed against his client. May 13: DJ Arrested After Sex Threats Against Girl, 4
Attorney General Candidate Delgadillo Has Roots In East LA (KCRA TheKCRAChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
Rocky Delgadillo is a relative newcomer to elected office, and until this election, most voters outside of Los Angeles had never heard of him.
Lawyer moves for dismissal for NYC DJ (AP via Yahoo! News)
The lawyer for a radio disc jockey who was arrested for on-air threats against a rival hip-hop DJ's young daughter asked a court Tuesday to dismiss charges against his client.
Attorney Pleads Guilty in Fen-Phen Case (WLBT 3)
Vicksburg Attorney Robert Arledge entered a not guilty plea Tuesday. He is accused of assisting clients in submitting false Fen Phen settlement claims.
Attorney general, FBI chief to be queried on raid (Knoxville News Sentinal)
WASHINGTON - Republican Rep. James Sensenbrenner said Tuesday he will summon Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and FBI Director Robert Mueller before his House panel to testify about their decision to search a lawmaker's office.
Lawyer says commanders aren't target of massacre probe (WKYT 27 NEWSFIRST & WYMT Mountain News)
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. A lawyer says the Pentagon is focusing on about a dozen enlisted Marines, as it investigates the shooting deaths of up to two dozen Iraqi civilians last November.
New York state Democrats designate Attorney General Spitzer as candidate for governor (WLUC TV 6)
BUFFALO, N.Y. New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has been declared the Democratic candidate for governor of New York at his party's convention in Buffalo.
Trial set to begin for indicted ex-senator, attorney optimistic (Columbia Daily Herald)
NASHVILLE — The federal bribery trial of former state Sen. Roscoe Dixon begins Tuesday, and his attorney says he’s optimistic about the outcome despite the charge against his client.
Urban Lester; D.C. Lawyer And Catholic U. Professor (Washington Post)
Urban Lester, 76, a lawyer and retired law school professor at Catholic University's Columbus School of Law, died of atrial fibrillation May 22 at Suburban Hospital. He was a resident of Washington.
Lawyer decries church's actions: Says diocese's call for new judge is 'intimidation' tactic (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
The lawyer pressing 19 priest misconduct lawsuits against Vermont's Catholic Church says the statewide Diocese of Burlington is waging a "campaign of intimidation" against judges and potential jurors. ... - By KEVIN O'CONNOR Herald Staff
Attorney general, FBI to be summoned (Sun-Sentinel)
WASHINGTON · Republican Rep. James Sensenbrenner said Tuesday he will summon Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and FBI Director Robert Mueller before his House panel to testify about their decision to search a House member's office.
FBI chief, attorney general may testify at hearing (Bradenton Herald)
Republican Rep. James Sensenbrenner said Tuesday he will summon Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and FBI Director Robert Mueller before his House panel to testify about their decision to search a lawmaker's office.
Attorney wins runoff for House seat (The Myrtle Beach Sun News)
Durham attorney Larry Hall won a runoff race Tuesday for the 29th House District, defeating a former Durham city council member. With all 21 precincts reporting in unofficial results, Hall had 56 percent of the vote compared to 44 percent for Sandy Ogburn.
Democrats pick Cuomo as attorney general nominee (Star-Gazette)
BUFFALO -- Democrat Andrew Cuomo flexed his political muscle Tuesday, clinching his party's designation for attorney general and preventing, at least temporarily, his rivals from forcing a primary.
PSC's attorney tardy for hearing on lawsuit (Baltimore Sun)
The Public Service Commission got off to a rocky start yesterday in its defense against Baltimore's lawsuit to force a new hearing on a BGE plan to defer rate increases. The judge delayed the start of the hearing because the commission's attorney hadn't shown up.
Lawyer says 3 officers not target of probes (Boston Globe)
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Three officers relieved of command from a Marine battalion are not targets of investigations into whether their troops killed as many as two dozen Iraqi civilians and tried to cover it up, the lawyer for one of the officers said yesterday.
Church victims' attorney defends judge, accuses diocese of 'campaign of intimidation' (The Burlington Free Press)
The attorney for 19 alleged victims of priest sexual abuse with cases on file in a Burlington court has accused the statewide Roman Catholic Diocese of waging a "campaign of intimidation" by seeking to have the judge in the cases removed.
Attorney: NYU student was 'pawn' in $7 million hedge fund scam (WFSB 3)
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A former New York University whiz kid whose Greenwich hedge fund cost investors millions of dollars was the fall guy in the fraud, not the criminal mastermind, his attorney said Tuesday.