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Attorney: State Patrol should investigate police shooting (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
The attorney for a man who was shot by an off-duty Seattle police officer early Saturday morning wants the criminal investigation to be transferred from the Seattle Police to the Washington State Patrol.
SEC attorney says he was fired after trying to subpoena bank CEO (Stamford Advocate)
WASHINGTON -- A former government attorney told Congress on Wednesday that he was fired last summer after he tried to subpoena a prominent Wall Street executive to testify in an insider-trading investigation of a major hedge fund.
SEC attorney says he was fired after trying to subpoena bank CEO (Stamford Advocate)
WASHINGTON -- A former government attorney told Congress on Wednesday that he was fired last summer after he tried to subpoena a prominent Wall Street executive to testify in an insider-trading investigation of a major hedge fund.
Lawyer asks court to suspend rape sentence (Gulf News)
Dubai: A defence lawyer has asked the court to suspend his client's sentence after a female singer, who was allegedly raped by his client, dropped her charges and collected Dh30,000.
SEC attorney says he was fired after trying to subpoena bank CEO (Norwalk Advocate)
A former government attorney told Congress on Wednesday that he was fired last summer after he tried to subpoena a prominent Wall Street executive to testify in an insider-trading investigation of a major hedge fund.
SEC attorney says he was fired after trying to subpoena bank CEO (Norwalk Advocate)
A former government attorney told Congress on Wednesday that he was fired last summer after he tried to subpoena a prominent Wall Street executive to testify in an insider-trading investigation of a major hedge fund.
U.S. Attorney Ready For Federal Judgeship Challenges (WRAL-TV 5 Raleigh)
There will soon be a change in the U.S. Attorney's office in Raleigh. Frank Whitney's last day on the job is Friday; the same day he'll be sworn is a federal judge.
Court rules for former District Attorney (WALB News 10)
Atlanta -- The Georgia Supreme court rules a former south Georgia district attorney had the right to fight a decision to reduce a killer's prison sentence.
Kenya: Lawyer Wants MP Stopped On Tax Report (AllAfrica.com)
A lawyer is seeking orders to stop Shadow Finance minister Billow Kerrow from discussing an alleged tax evasion report he tabled in Parliament.
U.S. Attorney asks Linear Technology for stock option info (BizJournals)
Linear Technology Corp. said Wednesday it received a request from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California for information about its stock-option practices.
Omaha Civil Rights Attorney Suspended (KETV.com)
OMAHA, Neb. -- A prominent Omaha attorney has been suspended. KETV NewsWatch 7 has learned that Omaha civil rights attorney Lavon Stennis-Williams has been suspended from practicing law.
Duncan's lawyer says release of statements could bring appeals (KBCI Boise)
COEUR d'ALENE The lawyer for triple murder suspect Joseph Edward Duncan III says the release of his client's statements yesterday could add decades to the case.
DUNCAN'S LAWYER SAYS RELEASE OF STATEMENTS COULD BRING APPEALS (KPVI-TV)
COEUR d'ALENE (AP) -- The lawyer for triple murder suspect Joseph Edward Duncan III says the release of his client's statements yesterday could add decades to the case.
Fired SEC attorney says he was fired after trying to subpoena investment bank CEO in hedge fund case (Norwalk Advocate)
A former government attorney told Congress on Wednesday that he was fired last summer after he tried to subpoena a prominent Wall Street executive to testify in an insider-trading investigation of a major hedge fund.
Linear Technology Receives U.S. Attorney's Office Subpoena Requesting Documents Regarding the Company's Stock Option (SYS-CON Media)
Linear Technology Corporation , a leading supplier of high performance analog integrated circuits, today announced that on June 26, 2006, the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California has requested certain information on the Company's practices and procedures regarding its past stock option grants. The Company will comply quickly and completely with this request.
Mack's lawyer files `unprecedented' motion to bar county in trial (The Daily Comet)
A lawyer for the wealthy ex-owner of a Reno pawn shop accused of killing his wife and shooting a Washoe County judge filed an unprecedented motion Wednesday seeking to bar all county prosecutors and judges from any involvement in the case due to alleged conflicts of interest.
Attorney's creative side clicks in photos (The Arizona Republic)
When Tempe attorney David Durfee went to see the Colosseum of Rome, he spent most of his time photographing a trash can in front of it.
Defendant's lawyer in courthouse shooting sees conflict of interest (WBZ.com)
RENO, Nev. (AP) A lawyer for a man accused of shooting a judge filed a motion Wednesday seeking to bar all the county's prosecutors and judges from any involvement in the case, citing a conflict of interest.
Lawyer files motion in courthouse shooting (AP via Yahoo! News)
A lawyer for a man accused of shooting a judge filed a motion Wednesday seeking to bar all the county's prosecutors and judges from any involvement in the case, citing a conflict of interest.
Bush nominates Wheeling lawyer for U.S. judge in Northern District (The Charleston Gazette)
A Wheeling lawyer who has twice served as president of the West Virginia State Bar was nominated by President Bush on Wednesday for a federal judgeship in the Northern District of West Virginia.
Fired attorney accuses SEC of failing to guard against hedge fund fraud (Lincoln Journal Star)
WASHINGTON — A former government attorney told Congress on Wednesday that he was fired for investigating a hedge fund too aggressively and said law enforcement is failing in its duty to protect investors in the growing hedge fund industry.
Sanders to be named as new city attorney (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — Natchez attorney Everett Sanders is expected to get the nod as new city attorney when the Board of Aldermen meets at 6 p.m. today at the Council Chamber building on South Pearl Street.
Lawyer Files Motion in Courthouse Shooting (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A lawyer for a man accused of shooting a judge filed a motion Wednesday seeking to bar all the county's prosecutors and judges from any involvement in the case, citing a conflict of interest. "There is an atmosphere in this case that is unique to this case,'' said Scott Freeman, attorney for defendant Darren Mack. Witnesses have described Mack as angry with how the shooting
Court Sides With Stay-Away Request Filed by Attorney and Client (Law.com via Yahoo! Finance)
On Tuesday, San Francisco's 1st District Court of Appeal upheld an injunction requested by attorney Christopher Hanson and his client Raymond Cote against two reportedly out-of-control defendants in a fraud case.
Lawyer faces more charges (Columbus Ledger-Enquirer)
Richard O. Smith, the Columbus lawyer and former public defender charged in April with multiple counts of child molestation, now faces 10 additional charges of child exploitation stemming from the discovery of at least 10 pornographic photographs found on his home and office computers, said Columbus Police Sgt. Debra Bohannon.
Ex-SEC Attorney Testifies on Probe (Los Angeles Times)
A former government attorney told Congress on Wednesday that he was fired last summer after he tried to subpoena a prominent Wall Street executive to testify in an insider-trading probe of a major hedge fund.
Lawyer for Hells flays informant (winnipegsun.com)
The lawyer for one of 13 people arrested in a massive drug raid three months ago is asking the courts to authorize a subpoena for a police informant. Jay Prober told Justice Holly Beard yesterday a subpoena issued for Franco Atanasovic was earlier quashed by Crown attorney Tracy Lord.
Hedge fund inquiry led to firing, attorney says (Rocky Mountain News)
A former government attorney told Congress on Wednesday that he was fired last summer after he tried to subpoena a prominent Wall Street executive to testify in an insider-trading investigation of a major hedge fund.
SEC lawyer says he was fired in hedge fund case (Boston Globe)
WASHINGTON -- A former government lawyer told Congress yesterday he was fired last summer after he tried to subpoena a prominent Wall Street executive to testify in an insider-trading investigation of a major hedge fund.
Mack Lawyer Files Motion (KOLO)
Darren Mack's lawyer has filed an unprecedented motion wanting all Washoe County Judges and Prosecutors to stay out of his client's murder case.
Lawyer challenges change in law (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
GARDNER - Saying a change in state law allowing show cause hearings in serious criminal cases is unconstitutional, a lawyer for the former head of the Mount Wachusett Community College police force asked that charges against his client be dropped.
Politics derailed inquiry, attorney says (Louisville Courier-Journal)
A former government attorney told Congress yesterday that he was fired last summer after he tried to subpoena a prominent Wall Street executive to testify in an insider-trading investigation of a major hedge fund.
Injured Lawyer To Go Home Soon (The Ledger)
Lawyer Daniel Moody, 49, who was seriously injured in a car accident May 16, will be going home next week and is expected to make a full recovery, his wife said. Moody will be doing occupational therapy and physical therapy for a while, but is expected to be able to go back to work soon, Nancy Moody said.
Wheeling Lawyer Nominated To Fill Judgeship (WTOV 9 Steubenville)
President Bush has nominated a Wheeling lawyer for a federal judgeship in the Northern District of West Virginia.
Ex-SEC attorney testifies he was fired after CEO probe (The Olympian)
WASHINGTON - A former government attorney told Congress on Wednesday that he was fired last summer after he tried to subpoena a prominent Wall Street executive to testify in an insider-trading investigation of a major hedge fund.
Lawyer who burnt ballot papers appointed acting information minister (ZWNEWS.com)
Kadoma based lawyer Paul Mangwana who decided to burn ballot papers in the 2005 Zanu PF Kadoma East primary elections after it became apparent he was heading for defeat, is the new acting Information Minister. He replaces the late Tichaona Jokonya who died on Saturday.
Texas attorney refused right to practice in Arizona (ABC 7 El Paso)
PHOENIX The Arizona Supreme Court has refused to allow a Texas attorney to practice law in Arizona. The justices say Lee Keller King served time for attempted...
Criminal Defense Attorney Addresses Paul Reid's Execution (WKRN Nashville)
Paul Reid's near miss with the death penalty might have come as a surprise to people who've followed his case over the past ten years. Now Criminal Defense Attorney Tommy Overton, discusses this latest decision to bring a temporary halt to Reid's execution. Copyright 2006 by WKRN Nashville Tennessee. All Rights Reserved.
Court rules for former District Attorney (WALB News 10)
Atlanta -- The Georgia Supreme court rules a former south Georgia district attorney had the right to fight a decision to reduce a killer's prison sentence.
Indicted Attorney Sues Retired LAPD Detective (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
A prominent civil rights attorney who was indicted this month on tax charges has sued a retired L.A. police detective for writing a letter that expressed "glee" at the news. Get E-Mail Updates Make Us Your Homepage
Attorney looking at dispute over rent at Ruidoso golf course (ABC 7 El Paso)
RUIDOSO, N.M. Ruidoso village councilors have asked an attorney to try to help resolve a dispute over rent councilors say is owed by a golf course. Ruidoso Mayor...
Texas attorney refused right to practice in Arizona (KVOA Tucson)
The Arizona Supreme Court has refused to allow a Texas attorney to practice law in Arizona, saying he served time for attempted murder before becoming a lawyer.
Berlin Attorney Pleads Guilty to Obstructing Federal Drug Investigation (WBOC 16)
BALTIMORE - Berlin attorney Christopher Llinas pleaded guilty Wednesday to obstructing a drug investigation by concealing and arranging the removal of drugs during a federal investigation, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein.
Texas attorney refused right to practice in Arizona (KLTV Texas)
PHOENIX The Arizona Supreme Court has refused to allow a Texas attorney to practice law in Arizona. The justices say Lee Keller King served time for attempted...
Lawyer for Druken files complaint over prosecutor (CBC via Yahoo! Canada News)
A St. John's lawyer representing Randy Druken has filed a formal complaint with the judicial council against provincial court Judge Wayne Gorman over his role as a prosecutor in Druken's conviction for a murder he didn't commit.
Three-lawyer team quits Luther for Lovells (Legal Week)
Lovells has signed up a three-lawyer team from German law firm Luther to boost its capital markets team. Frankfurt-based Luther partner Sven Brandt is set to join the firm in the summer along with Isabelle Knoche-Hess, who will join as of counsel, and associate Richard Reimer.
Ask our lawyer: Burning down the house (Expatica)
Expatica's resident lawyer Csilla Ivanyi answers questions from readers assailed with legal woes - including a man whose ex-wife wants to burn down his house.
A former Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer on Wednesday claimed he was blocked from questioning John Mack as (India Daily)
A former Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer on Wednesday claimed he was blocked from questioning John Mack as part of an insider dealing probe at the time Mr Mack was being considered as chief executive of Morgan Stanley.
Mullin resigns as county attorney (Sioux City Journal)
Woodbury County Attorney Tom Mullin has announced he will be resigning effective July 11 to accept an attorney position in Tennessee. "It has been a wonderful privilege to be allowed to serve as our county attorney.
PBA lawyer defends heavy fines (Manila Bulletin)
PHILIPPINE BASKETBALL Association (PBA) lawyer Melvin Mendoza yesterday said that Commissioner Noli Eala was justified in imposing heavy penalties on Red Bull.