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Pittsburgh attorney sues Web site where postings accuse men of infidelity (WHO-TV Des Moines)
PITTSBURGH An attorney in Pittsburgh is suing the creator of a Web site billed as a "cost-effective weapon in the war on cheating men."
Pittsburgh attorney sues Web site where postings accuse men of infidelity (WRIC 8)
PITTSBURGH An attorney in Pittsburgh is suing the creator of a Web site billed as a "cost-effective weapon in the war on cheating men."
Pittsburgh Attorney Sues Website Creator (KDKA Pittsburgh)
A Pittsburgh attorney is suing the creator of a website called www.dontdatehim.com .
Attorney sues creator of Web site where women dish dirt on men (phillyburbs.com)
PITTSBURGH - An attorney sued the creator of a Web site that lets women dish dirt on men, saying seven users lied when they posted messages saying he had a sexually transmitted disease, complained about paying child support and was unfaithful.
Georgia's top lawyer appeals sex offender decision (AccessNorthGA)
Georgia's top lawyer fired back Friday at a federal judge's ruling that temporarily prevents the state from banning registered sex offenders from living near school bus stops.
Prosecutors to Appeal Petkovic's Choice of Defence Lawyer (Institute for War and Peace Reporting)
Judges overseeing the war crimes trial of six senior Croatian Defence Council, HVO, officials have agreed that prosecutors can challenge the trial chamber's decision to allow one of the accused to hire a lawyer who previously worked for the prosecution.
Bloomington attorney agrees to disbarment for embezzling (Harrisburg Daily Register)
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) -- A Bloomington attorney has agreed to be disbarred after admitting he stole about $230,000 from an estate he controlled, state officials said.
Guantanamo detainee 'feels safer' after Supreme Court ruling: lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The former driver for Osama bin Laden who won a landmark Supreme Court ruling against US use of military tribunals for Guantanamo Bay detainees now "feels safer," his lawyer said.
U.S. attorney probing hiring fraud in Blagojevich administration (Southern Illinoisan)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. Rod Blagojevich's administration is the focus of an ongoing federal investigation that has "implicated multiple state agencies" in allegations of corrupt hiring, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald has confirmed.
Georgia's top lawyer appeals sex offender decision (WTVM 9)
ATLANTA Georgia's top lawyer fired back today at a federal judge's ruling that temporarily prevents the state from banning registered sex offenders from living near school bus stops.
Attorney General denies involvement in boyfriend's traffic stop (Courier-Post)
TRENTON (AP) -- State Attorney General Zulima V.
U.S. Attorney Investigates Blagojevich's Office (NBC 5 Chicago)
CHICAGO -- U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald said in a letter released Friday that his office began investigating Gov. Rod Blagojevich's office about a year ago and opened another investigation last summer.
U.S. attorney investigating hiring fraud allegations in Blagojevich administration (Southern Illinoisan)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. Rod Blagojevich's administration is the focus of an ongoing federal investigation that has "implicated multiple state agencies" in allegations of corrupt hiring, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald said in a letter.
New: The letter from U.S. Attorney to Illinois Attorney General (Daily Chronicle)
I write this letter to memorialize our conversations of May 24 and 25, 2006, and to express my appreciation for your professional handling of our request to refer your investigation of allegedly illegal hiring by the current State of Illinois administration to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Attorney's office.
U.S. Attorney Investigates Blagojevich's Office (NBC 5 Chicago)
CHICAGO -- U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald said in a letter released Friday that his office began investigating Gov. Rod Blagojevich's office about a year ago and opened another investigation last summer.
Attorney Charged With Smuggling Pot Into Jail (CBS 2 Chicago)
A Chicago defense attorney accused of conspiring to smuggle drugs into Cook County Jail for one of his clients was released from custody Friday on a $10,000 signature bond.
Republicans call for N.J. attorney general's resignation (Courier-Post)
Some Republicans called Friday for Attorney General Zulima Farber to resign after it was revealed she had rushed 13 miles to the scene of a traffic stop, from Newark to Fairview, where police had pulled over her boyfriend.