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Attorney general race shows opposits attack (Miami Herald)
Race shows opposites attack Broward trial lawyer Walter ''Skip'' Campbell and Orlando area lobbyist Ira ''Bill'' McCollum, running for state attorney general, agree on this much: They both hate sexual predators.
Gunman in slaying is liar, attorney says (The Canton Repository)
AKRON - A woman charged in the highway killing of her millionaire husband remained jailed Friday, and her attorney promised to prove that the gunman lied when implicating her in the slaying. Donna Mo...
Jailed priest assaulted, attorney says (Contra Costa Times)
A former Roman Catholic priest sentenced to state prison for molesting a young boy was recently beaten up by another inmate, an attorney for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles said Friday.
Iowa Supreme Court suspends Waterloo attorney's license (Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier)
By JEFF REINITZ, Courier Staff Writer WATERLOO --- A Waterloo attorney's law license has been suspended over a 2002 forfeiture case. The Iowa Supreme Court suspended Thomas Frerichs' license for at least three months in a decision handed down Friday.
Lawyer who defended John Hinckley dies (USA Today)
Vincent J. Fuller, the star Washington attorney who successfully defended would-be presidential assassin John Hinckley, has died in a suburban Maryland hospice. He was 75.
Attorney general candidate focusing on health care (Cumberland Times-News)
Democratic candidate for Maryland Attorney General Tom Perez wants consumers to have better access to health care.
Attorney: gunman in doctor's slaying a liar (phillyburbs.com)
AKRON, Ohio - A woman charged in the highway killing of her millionaire husband remained jailed Friday and her attorney promised to prove that the gunman lied when implicating her in the slaying.
Lawyer takes ICBC to court over deaths of truckers (The Abbotsford News)
A LAWYER representing the families of two men killed when an Abbotsford driver believed to be high on crystal meth slammed into them, will submit his arguments for financial compensation for the men’s dependents to the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT) by the end of the month.
Lawyer Says Gilbert Should Think Before Returning To Work (KCCI 8 Iowa)
An Iowa State Association of Counties lawyer says Dallas County Sheriff Brian Gilbert should consider carefully his ability to lead before returning to work.
Hinckley Defense Lawyer Dies (Washington Post)
Vincent J. Fuller defended other notables such as Jimmy Hoffa and Mike Tyson.
House speaker questions attorney general’s legal ruling authority (South Bend Tribune)
LANSING — Questions raised by the House speaker over whether the state attorney general has the power to issue binding legal opinions are “inane and stupid,” Attorney General Mike Cox said Friday.
Police officers call Barry Bonds' attorney when in trouble (KRON 4 Bay Area)
SAN FRANCISCO -- He may be as self-assured as his client, and Barry Bonds' attorney is no stranger to big cases.
Attorney, wife killed in Lincoln Park blaze (Chicago Tribune)
A highly successful Chicago attorney and his wife were killed Saturday morning when a fire consumed the inside of their two-story, graystone in Lincoln Park, authorities said.
Florida attorney general race heats up (UPI)
MIAMI, July 29 (UPI) -- Florida attorney general candidates Walter Campbell and Bill McCollum both say they hate sexual predators but that's all they agree on, the Miami Herald said.
Attorney: Inmate Offers To Help Identify Missing Women (NBC 4 Los Angeles)
Through his attorney, death row inmate William Richard Bradford offers to help investigators trying to locate 50 women they say he photographed decades ago -- including three they believe were murdered.
Vincent Fuller, 75, Lawyer Who Won Hinckley Case, Dies (New York Times)
Mr. Fuller used the insanity defense to win the acquittal of John W. Hinckley Jr. in the 1981 assassination attempt against President Ronald Reagan.
Iowa Supreme Court suspends Waterloo attorney's license (Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier)
By JEFF REINITZ, Courier Staff Writer WATERLOO --- A Waterloo attorney's law license has been suspended over a 2002 forfeiture case. The Iowa Supreme Court suspended Thomas Frerichs' license for at least three months in a decision handed down Friday.
Sanders sworn in as new city attorney (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Tyree Irving conducted the swearing-in ceremony to install Everett T. Sanders as new city attorney for Natchez on Tuesday.
Indian lawyer-cricketers to form commonwealth body (New Kerala)
New Delhi: After a successful tour of the West Indies and England, India's lawyer-cricketers have decided to bring together cricket lovers in the legal fraternity spread across the Commonwealth countries.
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.
Q&A: Attorney enjoys chance to serve hometown (Clovis News Journal)
Clovis native Andrea Reeb has worked in the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office for 10 years. She is a chief deputy district attorney.
Thaksin's lawyer to meet court on charges of contempt of court on Tuesday (The Nation)
The secretary of the Criminal Court said the lawyer of caretaker Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra would meet the court on Tuesday to explain about his comments deemed contempt of court.
Attorney Vincent Fuller, 75, who defended Reagan shooter (Pioneer Press)
WASHINGTON — Vincent J. Fuller, the star Washington attorney who successfully defended would-be presidential assassin John Hinckley, died Wednesday of lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 75.
Deputy attorney Mayer gets lifetime award (The Arizona Daily Star via Yahoo! News)
Deputy Pima County Attorney Kathleen Mayer has received the 2006 Arizona Prosecutor Lifetime Achievement Award.
Vincent Fuller, Washington trial lawyer in key cases (The Plain Dealer)
Washington- Vincent Fuller, a Washington trial lawyer who won a dramatic courtroom victory in the presidential shooting case of John Hinckley Jr. and who defended other notables such as Jimmy Hoffa and Mike Tyson, died Wednesday. He was 75.
Lawyer who defended Hinckley, Tyson dies (Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)
WASHINGTON – Vincent J. Fuller, a Washington trial lawyer who won a dramatic courtroom victory in the presidential shooting case of John Hinckley Jr. and who defended other notables such as Jimmy Hoffa and Mike Tyson, died July 26 at the Casey House hospice in Derwood, Md., from lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 75 and lived in Bethesda, Md.
N.J. dancer charged in human remains case to plead not guilty, attorney says (WBZ.com)
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) An exotic dancer accused of illegally keeping human body parts in her home plans to plead not guilty to charges of unlawful disposal of human remains, her attorney said.
Attorney general candidates to review nonprofit rules (The Columbus Dispatch)
On the day Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro bowed to pressure and introduced a watered-down package of rules to govern charities and nonprofit hospitals, his would-be successors said they would scrutinize the rules closely before implementing them.
Smith named 'super lawyer' by his peers (Marin Independent Journal)
Tiburon Mayor Paul Smith, a real estate attorney, was selected by peers as a Northern California "super lawyer" for the second year. Smith, vice president of the Richardson Bay Regional Agency, was named for his accomplishments in land use and zoning law.
Rape victim paid woman $9 for sex, lawyer says (The Buffalo News)
ROCHESTER (AP) - A woman who admitted that she pretended to be a Health Department worker before raping a 13-year-old at knifepoint was actually solicited by the boy, her lawyer said.
Garrabrant, Gifford vie to be Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney (Rolla Daily News)
Regardless of who wins the Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney seat being vacated by Laura Kriebs, the county will have an attorney with years of experience in both private practice and prosecution.
N.J. dancer charged in human remains case to plead not guilty, attorney says (Boston Herald)
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - An exotic dancer accused of illegally keeping human body parts in her home plans to plead not guilty to charges of unlawful disposal of human remains, her attorney said. Linda Kay...
County attorney content with drug prosecutions (Leavenworth Times)
The Leavenworth County attorney says he’s satisfied with his office’s prosecution of drug cases. Frank Kohl and other attorneys in his office said Thursday that not every case forwarded from law enforcement agencies can be prosecuted.
Attorney withdraws from case (Leavenworth Times)
An attorney for a woman accused of the battery of a man who tried to repossess her vehicle has withdrawn from the case, a prosecution spokeswoman said.
Family friend: Wash. suspect was troubled (AP via Yahoo! News)
The suspect in a fatal shooting rampage at a Jewish charity deeply disappointed his parents because he had dropped out of dentistry school, and had been getting psychiatric help for 10 years, a family friend and his lawyer said.
Suspect in Seattle shooting was bright student who disappointed parents (USA Today)
The suspect in a fatal shooting rampage at a Jewish charity deeply disappointed his parents because he had dropped out of dentistry school, and had been getting psychiatric help for 10 years, a family friend and his lawyer said.
Attorney: Exotic dancer plans to fight charges over human remains (phillyburbs.com)
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - The attorney for the exotic dancer accused of illegally keeping human body parts in her home said she is being portrayed unfairly as the "skull stripper."
PM's lawyer, Chuwit to be summoned in contempt case (Bangkok Post)
The Criminal Court will today issue warrants summoning caretaker Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's lawyer Thana Benjathikul and Chart Thai deputy leader Chuwit Kamolvisit for questioning for allegedly showing disrespect to the court.
UP lawyer flies to US to block Bolante’s request for asylum (INQ7.net)
LAWYERS FROM the University of the Philippines Law Center are determined to block the application of former Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn “Joc-joc” Bolante for political asylum in the United States.
Family friend: Seattle suspect troubled (AP via Yahoo! News)
The suspect in a fatal shooting rampage at a Jewish charity deeply disappointed his parents because he had dropped out of dentistry school, and had been getting psychiatric help for 10 years, a family friend and his lawyer said.
Popular Human Rights Attorney in China Beaten and Detained (The Epoch Times)
At 10 p.m. on July 30, Gao Zhisheng, the well-known human rights attorney in China, was beaten in front of his residence by three plainclothes agents who had been monitoring him. The beating happen...
Al-Arian Lawyer Agrees To Defend Man Charged With Aiding Hamas (The New York Sun)
A lawyer who helped win the partial acquittal of a Florida college professor accused of involvement with Palestinian Islamic Jihad has agreed to defend a Texas man charged with supporting another terrorist organization, Hamas. Last week, a Tampa, Fla., attorney, Linda Moreno, took over the defense of Ghassan Elashi of Richardson, Texas, according to court records. The current case against Elashi
Profiled: Andrea Yates' attorney (USA Today)
As Andrea Yates' lead defense attorney works to get her moved from prison to a mental hospital -- works feverishly, the Houston Chronicle says -- who is this lawyer? The Chronicle files a profile of George Parnham today. A 65-year-old...
Family friend: Seattle suspect troubled (AP via Yahoo! News)
The suspect in a fatal shooting rampage at a Jewish charity deeply disappointed his parents because he had dropped out of dentistry school, and had been getting psychiatric help for 10 years, a family friend and his lawyer said.
Sanders sworn in as new city attorney (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Tyree Irving conducted the swearing-in ceremony to install Everett T. Sanders as new city attorney for Natchez on Tuesday.
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.
'Lay charges first' lawyer tells military (Fijilive.com)
The lawyer for former military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Filipo Tarakinikini maintains that his client cannot be extradited to Fiji because he has not broken any law.
Popular Human Rights Attorney in China Beaten and Detained (The Epoch Times)
At 10 p.m. on July 30, Gao Zhisheng, the well-known human rights attorney in China, was beaten in front of his residence by three plainclothes agents who had been monitoring him. The beating happen...
Westchester Attorney Discusses New Collaborative Divorce Law in Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter (PR Web)
Local attorney Margaret H. Tyre, Esq. has two recent articles published in Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter addressing recent innovative technique employed in settling divorce disputes. (PRWEB Jul 31, 2006) Trackback URI: (link) U3VtbS1TaW5nLUZhbHUtSGFsZi1JbnNlLVplcm8=
Star lawyer defended man who shot Reagan (Miami Herald)
Vincent J. Fuller, a Washington trial lawyer who won a dramatic courtroom victory in the presidential shooting case of John Hinckley Jr. and who defended other such notables as Jimmy Hoffa and Mike Tyson, died July 26 at the Casey House hospice in Derwood, Md., from lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 75 and lived in Bethesda, Md.