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Attorney: Student Needs Treatment for Drinking Problem (WTOP Radio Network)
The defense attorney for a University of Maryland student charged with setting a fatal fire last year says his client needs treatment for a drinking problem.
SF District Attorney Reacts To Witness Killing (NBC 11 Bay Area)
SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris released a statement Friday in the wake of Thursday's murder of a man who was in the witness protection program the district attorney's office administers for the state of California.
O.J.'s Derby Pick? Lawyer Ron, Natch (WKBW-TV Buffalo)
May 06, 2006 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- O.J. Simpson wandered the Churchill Downs backstretch Thursday, shaking hands, laughing and soaking up the pre-Kentucky Derby atmosphere. His pick for Saturday's race? Lawyer Ron, natch.
District Attorney David Soares speaks out (Capital News 9)
After a few brief moments with his family, District Attorney David Soares stepped aside and responded directly to the criticism he has received from recent comments at a conference in Vancouver.
Derby deal: Lawyer Ron sold in silks (The Wichita Eagle)
Lawyer Ron was sold Thursday but will race in the Kentucky Derby and thereafter in the blue and white silks of his late owner. The executor of the late owner's estate said the horse sold for considerably more than the last Derby contender to be bought in the days before the race. War Emblem sold for $900,000 less than four weeks before winning the 2002 Derby.
District Attorney David Soares speaks out (Capital News 9)
ALBANY District Attorney David Soares returned home Friday. He stepped off the plane ready to face the heat he's been getting from Albany County leaders. He spoke very candidly about the comments he made at an international conference in Vancouver.
Lawyer Ron Sold (WKYT 27 NEWSFIRST & WYMT Mountain News)
Two Days before he runs for the roses, Lawyer Ron has been sold. Jim Hines Junior, who owned the horse died three months ago in Owensboro in what was ruled an accidental drowning. Today the executor of his estate said the Arkansas Derby winner was sold to Stonewall Stallions.
Lawyer Ron Sold (WKYT 27 NEWSFIRST & WYMT Mountain News)
Lawyer Ron, the 4-1 second favorite in the Kentucky Derby, was sold by the estate of Jim Hines Jr., a businessman who died in February.
Attorney: 'Divine Strake' bomb test postponed (KRNV)
An attorney for Native American tribes in the West says a bomb test planned for next month at the Nevada Test Site has been postponed. Robert Hager tells News 4 the test was put off after his efforts to halt the "Operation Divine Strake" test over environmental concerns.
Attorney General Weighs in on Mayor Melton (WLBT 3)
Mississippi's Attorney General responds to Jackson Mayor Frank Melton's plan to use his office to prosecute criminal cases. It's the latest in the ongoing rift between Melton and Hinds County District Attorney Faye Peterson.
Attorney Claims Michael Black Is Innocent (WLBT 3)
The attorney for the teenager who was punched several times by police officers on the way to jail, says he has proof his client is innocent. Last week skycopter three got video of Jackson police officers hitting Michael Black as he was led to a squad car.
Doping-U.S. attorney subpoenas reporters in steroid case (Reuters via Yahoo! Australia & NZ Sports)
SAN FRANCISCO, May 6 (Reuters) - A U.S. attorney probing steroid use by professional athletes has subpoenaed the San Francisco Chronicle and two of its reporters to testify on leaks in the investigation.
Lawyer Aksoy: A delayed ruling, Gulen was already innocent (Zaman Online)
Gulen's lawyer Aksoy pointed out the actions ascribed to his client did not constitute a crime even before the amendments. "The court confirmed the actions ascribed to our client were not proved and did not constitute a crime and unanimously ruled for an acquittal.
Attorney subpoenas reporters in steroid case (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A U.S. attorney probing steroid use by professional athletes has subpoenaed the San Francisco Chronicle and two of its reporters to testify on leaks in the investigation.
Attorney subpoenas reporters in steroid case (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
An attorney probing steroid use by professional athletes has subpoenaed the San Francisco Chronicle and two of its reporters to testify on leaks in the investigation.
Lawyer: Deputies want what is ‘fair' (Benton Courier)
The lawyer representing deputies and other employees of the Saline County Sheriff's Department said during opening statements Tuesday afternoon that the plaintiffs are “simply asking (the jury) to be fair and pay them compensation they are entitled to by law.”
County attorney's office employee indicted on drug charges (KVOA Tucson)
A legal secretary for the Pima County Attorney's office is finding herself on the other side of the law.
Lawyer says date postponed for mushroom cloud explosion in Nevada (KVOA Tucson)
LAS VEGAS A lawyer for an Indian tribe says he's been told that a scheduled non-nuclear explosion over the Nevada desert has been postponed.
District Attorney David Soares speaks out (Capital News 9)
ALBANY District Attorney David Soares returned home Friday. He stepped off the plane ready to face the heat he's been getting from Albany County leaders. He spoke very candidly about the comments he made at an international conference in Vancouver.
Lawyer says park owner treated unfairly: Numerous code violations cited at mobile home park (Benton Courier)
The lawyer for L.J. Buffington, owner of Buffington Mobile Home Park, told Benton City Council members that he believes Buffington was treated unfairly by the city's code enforcement officers.
Winter Garden city attorney job in limbo (West Orange Times)
Winter Garden's hot and cold relationship with its former city attorney appears to be on ice again.
Brother Derek, Lawyer Ron beaten in Derby (Sports Illustrated)
Alex Solis walked up to Dan Hendricks and kneeled before the trainer's wheelchair in the tunnel leading to the Churchill Downs track.
Attorney General calls for Guantanamo to close (Guardian Unlimited)
The Attorney General, Lord Goldsmith, is set to trigger a diplomatic row between Britain and the United States by calling for Guantánamo Bay to close.
Attorney: 'Divine Strake' bomb test postponed (KRNV)
An attorney for Native American tribes in the West says a bomb test planned for next month at the Nevada Test Site has been postponed. Robert Hager tells News 4 the test was put off after his efforts to halt the "Operation Divine Strake" test over environmental concerns.
Workforce housing not necessarily silver lining, says Delray attorney (Boca Raton News)
Although Delray Beach and other cities are moving forward in efforts to provide workforce housing, attorney Michael Weiner believes government should look a little further before it leaps.
County attorney clears officer in shooting (Lincoln Journal Star)
ALLIANCE — A police officer was justified in shooting an Alliance man who threatened him and his partner with a knife in February, the Box Butte County attorney said.
Bush appoints Lakeland attorney to Polk bench (Orlando Sentinel)
Lakeland attorney Beth Harlan has been appointed to the Polk County Court by Gov. Jeb Bush.
Attorney reports threatening call (The Monterey County Herald)
A tape recording in the hands of the FBI features a threatening telephone call in which a private investigator indicted in a wiretapping scandal warns an attorney that one of his clients must repay a loan from the president of Universal Studios, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Saudi lawyer takes up case of national held in Israel (Middle East Times)
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A Saudi lawyer said on Thursday that he had been mandated to take up the case of a suspected Saudi militant held in Israel and would do so in conjunction with counterparts in the Palestinian territories.
New town attorney scheduled to be sworn in (Marin Independent Journal)
New town attorney Robert F. Epstein of San Rafael will be sworn in at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Town Council meeting, to be held at the Ross Valley School District board room at 110 Shaw Drive.
Partial interest in Lawyer Ron sold to Stonewall Stallions operator (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Days of speculation surrounding one of the top Kentucky Derby contenders ended yesterday when the estate of James T. Hines Jr. announced it had sold a partial interest in Arkansas Derby winner Lawyer Ron to Our Legal Team, LLC.
Lawyer Ron Sold (WKYT 27 NEWSFIRST & WYMT Mountain News)
Two Days before he runs for the roses, Lawyer Ron has been sold. Jim Hines Junior, who owned the horse died three months ago in Owensboro in what was ruled an accidental drowning. Today the executor of his estate said the Arkansas Derby winner was sold to Stonewall Stallions.
Lawyer Ron Sold (WKYT 27 NEWSFIRST & WYMT Mountain News)
Lawyer Ron, the 4-1 second favorite in the Kentucky Derby, was sold by the estate of Jim Hines Jr., a businessman who died in February.
District Attorney David Soares speaks out (Capital News 9)
After a few brief moments with his family, District Attorney David Soares stepped aside and responded directly to the criticism he has received from recent comments at a conference in Vancouver.
Lawyer Ron sold, (Philadelphia Daily News)
Lawyer Ron was sold yesterday but will race in the Kentucky Derby and thereafter in the blue and white silks of his late owner. The executor of the late owner's estate said the horse sold for considerably more than the last Derby contender to be bought in the days before the race. War Emblem sold for $900,000 less than 4 weeks before winning the 2002 Derby.
Lawyer immortalizes 2004 Red Sox in verse (Boston Globe)
Whether the saga of the 2004 Boston Red Sox proves as stirring to future generations of New Englanders as Paul Revere's midnight ride remains to be seen, but a Maine lawyer has already immortalized the team's heroics in verse.
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.
Partial interest in Lawyer Ron sold to Stonewall Stallions operator (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Days of speculation surrounding one of the top Kentucky Derby contenders ended yesterday when the estate of James T. Hines Jr. announced it had sold a partial interest in Arkansas Derby winner Lawyer Ron to Our Legal Team, LLC.
CRMC and Attorney General move to dismiss Champlin's appeal (Block Island Times)
The Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), in a joint effort with the state Attorney General's office, has filed a motion to dismiss the Champlin's Marina appeal. CRMC legal counsel Brian Goldman prepared the motion with Special Attorney General Mike Rubin.
Lawyer immortalizes 2004 Red Sox in verse (KBCI Boise)
GARDINER, Maine Like Paul Revere's midnight ride, the saga of the 2004 Boston Red Sox has been immortalized in verse. "The Ballad of the Beantowne Bosox" is a 65-page epic poem written by a Maine lawyer.
Bukenya denies failure to pay lawyer Balikuddembe (The Monitor)
THE Vice President, Prof. Gilbert Bukenya, has denied allegations that he failed to pay legal fees to city lawyer Joseph Balikuddembe, who represented him in a defamatory case against The Weekly Observer.
Sayyed's defense attorney suspends work on case (The Daily Star Lebannon)
The defense attorney for former Lebanese security chief Jamil Sayyed, detained in the investigation into the assassination of ex-Premier Rafik Hariri, called the case a "charade" on Sunday and announced that he was "suspending" his work.
Hicks' lawyer yet to confirm UK ruling (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
The legal team for Australian Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks hopes to confirm reports some time today of his latest legal victory. Mr Hick's Australian lawyer, David McLeod, has welcomed news that the British Government has been blocked from any more appeals against Mr Hicks' citizenship.
Lawyer Aksoy: A delayed ruling, Gulen was already innocent (Zaman Online)
Gulen's lawyer Aksoy pointed out the actions ascribed to his client did not constitute a crime even before the amendments. "The court confirmed the actions ascribed to our client were not proved and did not constitute a crime and unanimously ruled for an acquittal.
Lawyer immortalizes 2004 Red Sox in verse (Sports Illustrated)
GARDINER, Maine (AP) -- A Maine lawyer stirred by the 2004 Boston Red Sox put their World Series accomplishment in verse.
Lawyer immortalizes 2004 Red Sox in verse (WIS-TV Columbia)
(Gardiner, Maine-AP) May 7, 2006 - Like Paul Revere's midnight ride, the saga of the 2004 Boston Red Sox has been immortalized in verse. "The Ballad of the Beantowne Bosox" is a 65-page epic poem written by a Maine lawyer.
Attorney reports threatening call (The Monterey County Herald)
A tape recording in the hands of the FBI features a threatening telephone call in which a private investigator indicted in a wiretapping scandal warns an attorney that one of his clients must repay a loan from the president of Universal Studios, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Attorney says spyware is trespassing (UPI)
CHICAGO, May 7 (UPI) -- An Illinois attorney is using his background in environmental law to try to block spyware from infesting personal computers. Shawn Collins of Naperville considers spyware companies as "industrial polluters," the Chicago Tribune reported.
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
Lawyer Ron expected in Preakness, Steppenwolfer in Belmont (USA Today)
Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro will face several familiar rivals in the Preakness on May 20, including Arkansas Derby winner Lawyer Ron. Steppenwolfer, who finished third in the Kentucky Derby, will be pointed to the Belmont, trainer Dan Peitz said. Lawyer Ron and Steppenwolfer both have trainers with Arkansas ties. Lawyer Ron is trained by Bob Holthus, a Hot Springs, Ark., resident. Peitz was