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New Attorney for Fort Dodge Murder Suspect (WOI-TV Des Moines)
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) _ A judge has granted an attorney's request to be removed from the case of a man accused of burning a Fort Dodge woman to death.
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.
Attorney general bows out of '08 primary for N.C. governor (The Myrtle Beach Sun News)
State Attorney General Roy Cooper has told supporters he plans to seek re-election in 2008, bypassing a potential run for governor.
Shortt's attorney seeking probation (The Charlotte Observer)
The battle lines for Dr. James Shortt's sentencing hearing next week in Columbia were clearly drawn Tuesday when his attorney filed court papers claiming Shortt shouldn't be sent to prison.
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 .
Murdered lawyer 'knew his killer' (The Daily Telegraph)
A WITNESS to the murder of Melbourne lawyer David Robinson has told police the victim appeared to know his killer.
Lehigh County district attorney says appointment OK (The Morning Call)
Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin has declined to file an action attempting to remove Whitehall Township executive Dan McNeill from his post, saying his appointment from township commissioner earlier this year did not violate Whitehall's home rule charter.
Watkinsville city attorney resigns over proposed ordinance (WTVM 9)
WATKINSVILLE, Ga. The longtime city attorney of Watkinsville -- near Athens -- has resigned, citing his disagreement with a proposed ordinance that would allow beer and wine sales in the city.
Man arrested over lawyer killing (The Age)
Police have arrested a man over the shooting death of Melbourne lawyer David Robinson. -
Lawyer for doctor accused of murdering wife can tape witnesses (WOOD TV 8)
MASON, Mich. A lawyer for a Lansing-area doctor charged with murdering his wife 38 years ago has received permission to record the testimony of some witnesses. A...
Man held over lawyer shooting (The Australian)
POLICE have arrested a man over the shooting death of Melbourne lawyer David Robinson.
Man held over lawyer shooting (The Australian)
POLICE have arrested a man over the shooting death of Melbourne lawyer David Robinson.
Man held over lawyer shooting (The Advertiser)
POLICE have arrested a man over the shooting death of Melbourne lawyer David Robinson. Mr Robinson, 56, was shot in a laneway behind his office at Fairfield in Melbourne's north-east about 8.30pm (AEST) on Monday.
Man held over lawyer shooting (The Sunday Mail)
POLICE have arrested a man over the shooting death of Melbourne lawyer David Robinson. Mr Robinson, 56, was shot in a laneway behind his office at Fairfield in Melbourne's north-east about 8.30pm (AEST) on Monday.
Man held over lawyer shooting (The Daily Telegraph)
POLICE have arrested a man over the shooting death of Melbourne lawyer David Robinson.
Man arrested over Melbourne lawyer's murder (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Police have arrested a 42-year-old Kealba man over the murder of Melbourne family lawyer, David Robinson. Fifty-six-year-old David Robinson was shot dead in a laneway behind his Fairfield office on Monday night.
Lawyer pleads with AngloPlat (IAfrica South African Business News)
Lawyer Richard Spoor in a letter to the lawyers of platinum miner Anglo Platinum (AngloPlat) — a copy of which was released to I-Net Bridge on Wednesday — has asked the company to stay legal proceedings until he returns from a holiday with his family next week.
Former MP in court over allegations about integrity as lawyer (Channel NewsAsia)
SINGAPORE : Former Hong Kah GRC MP Ahmad Khalis Abdul Ghani appeared before Singapore's highest court on Wednesday over allegations about his professional integrity as a lawyer.
Phoenix wants meeting with district attorney (The Valley News)
The Phoenix Village Board has asked for a meeting with Oswego County District Attorney Donald Dodd to discuss Dodd's recent decision to deny a village request for an investigation into allegations of misconduct within the Phoenix Police Department.
Attorney encourages students to get living wills (Kansas State Collegian)
K-State Attorney Sarah Barr has a living will, and she said she ranks it among her top three most important things. Barr said a living will and a durable power of attorney should be kept together in a place loved ones can access. A copy should also be given to a person’s doctor.
Bankruptcy attorney with practice in Jackson, residence in Jonesville, faces fourth degree CSC charges (The Daily Reporter)
JONESVILLE — A Jackson bankruptcy attorney — who calls Jonesville home — was charged late last week with a sexual crime involving a 12-year-old girl. James R. Knapp, of Concord Road, was arraigned on Friday on a charge of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct with the girl.
Kenya: Lawyer Defends Arturs Against Fracas Claims (AllAfrica.com)
Lawyer Dr Gibson Kamau Kuria yesterday came to the defence of the deported Artur brothers, and accused a witness of making up a long tale to fix them.
Cabarrus commissioners name Koch to permanently fill attorney's post (Salisbury Post)
After a closed session following Monday's board meeting, the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners unanimously named Richard Koch the new Cabarrus County attorney.
Former MP in court over allegations about integrity as lawyer (Channel News Asia via Yahoo! Asia News)
SINGAPORE : Former Hong Kah GRC MP Ahmad Khalis Abdul Ghani appeared before Singapore's highest court on Wednesday over allegations about his professional integrity as a lawyer.
Legal challenge to World Cup result by French lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! News)
A French lawyer plans to mount a legal challenge to the World Cup final result to establish whether the expulsion of Zinedine Zidane was within the rules.
PNP frees Magdalo lawyer (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
The police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group has released the lawyer of rebel soldiers arrested last week in Quezon City after he posted bail, ABS-CBN's "Bandila" reported Wednesday night.
U.S. Attorney Looking At Big Dig Companies (The Boston Channel)
BOSTON -- The U.S. attorney for Massachusetts said Wednesday federal investigators are probing whether companies who worked in the area of a fatal tunnel collapse in the Big Dig project actually delivered the goods and services promised in their contracts.
Power of attorney for car sales no longer allowed on Okinawa (Stars and Stripes)
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — In the familiar American Forces Network commercial setup, one guy asks another to sign a power of attorney to help him handle affairs after a move. Then a voiceover implores servicemembers to give such privileges only for specific tasks, such as selling a car.
Lawyer: Selepak To Plead Guilty In New Baltimore Deaths (ClickOnDetroit)
The new defense lawyer for Patrick Selepak says his client plans to plead guilty in the deaths of a New Baltimore couple.
Man charged over lawyer shooting (The Australian)
VICTORIAN police have charged a man with murdering Melbourne lawyer David Robinson.
Lawyer: Selepak to plead guilty in Macomb County deaths (Detroit News)
MOUNT CLEMENS -- A man accused of killing three people after being mistakenly released from prison plans to plead guilty to murder charges in two of the killings, his new defense lawyer told a judge Wednesday.
Lawyer: Selepak to plead guilty in Macomb County deaths (WOOD TV 8)
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. Patrick Selepak's new defense lawyer says his client plans to plead guilty to killing a Macomb County couple. The statement comes two weeks after...
County’s Third District Attorney Was Army Captain, Alcalde, Judge (Metropolitan News-Enterprise)
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office website offers brief biographies of the 40 men who have been in charge prosecutorial efforts since the office was established in 1850. This is the second in a series of columns on past DAs inspired by that website.
Attorney wants stun gun death suit dismissed (The Indianapolis Star)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — An attorney is seeking to have charges dismissed against a former Monroe County jail guard in the stun gun death of an inmate, arguing that the jailer's right to a speedy trial was violated.
Defense attorney says witnesses lied in Aryan Brotherhood trial (KESQ)
SANTA ANA, Calif. A defense attorney urged jurors today to reject the accusations of those he called a "parade of perjurers" who were promised money and reduced prison sentences for testimony against four alleged ringleaders of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang.
Search of Duke Forest for attorney ends without success (The News & Observer)
Police have stopped searching a section of Duke Forest for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro school board's longtime attorney who has been missing since Monday.
Family attorney announces $40 million lawsuit in boot camp death (Orlando Sentinel)
The family of a 14-year-old boy who died hours after being manhandled by guards at a juvenile boot camp plans to sue today, seeking more than $40 million in damages from state and local agencies, their attorney said.
Couey's Attorney Wants Trial Moved (Local6.com Central Florida)
TAVARES, Fla. -- An attorney for the man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford wants the trial moved farther away from Citrus County, a request again denied by the judge Wednesday.
Lawyer’s plea damns client (The Border Mail)
I WAS listening to David Hicks’ lawyer complaining about his detention and the fact that while he admitted to training with Al-Qaida he is just a simple fool who was easily led.
Man charged over lawyer shooting (Sydney Morning Herald)
Victorian police have charged a man with murdering Melbourne lawyer David Robinson. -
Gulen’s Lawyer: Claims Gulen Changed his Name are Baseless Fabrication (Zaman Online)
Fethullah Gulen’s lawyer Orhan Erdemli announced allegations that Gulen changed his identity and birth certificate are baseless fabrication.
Defense attorney says witnesses lied in Aryan Brotherhood trial (KTRE-TV East Texas)
SANTA ANA, Calif. An attorney for four members of a notorious prison gang has told a California jury that witnesses against them were a "parade of perjurers" trying to get their own sentences reduced.
Defense attorney says witnesses lied in Aryan Brotherhood trial (ABC 7 El Paso)
SANTA ANA, Calif. An attorney for four members of a notorious prison gang has told a California jury that witnesses against them were a "parade of perjurers" trying to get...
Defense attorney says witnesses lied in Aryan Brotherhood trial (KRON 4 Bay Area)
SANTA ANA, Calif. An attorney for four members of a notorious prison gang has told a California jury that witnesses against them were a "parade of perjurers" trying to get their own sentences reduced.
Gulen’s Lawyer: Claims Gulen Changed his Name are Baseless Fabrication (Zaman Online)
Fethullah Gulen’s lawyer Orhan Erdemli announced allegations that Gulen changed his identity and birth certificate are baseless fabrication.
Defense attorney says witnesses lied in Aryan Brotherhood trial (KTVO-TV Kirksville)
SANTA ANA, Calif. An attorney for four members of a notorious prison gang has told a California jury that witnesses against them were a "parade of perjurers" trying to get their own sentences reduced.
Defense attorney says witnesses lied in Aryan Brotherhood trial (WALB News 10)
SANTA ANA, Calif. An attorney for four members of a notorious prison gang has told a California jury that witnesses against them were a "parade of perjurers" trying to get their own sentences reduced.
Defense attorney says witnesses lied in Aryan Brotherhood trial (KRIS-TV Corpus Christi)
SANTA ANA, Calif. An attorney for four members of a notorious prison gang has told a California jury that witnesses against them were a "parade of perjurers" trying to get...
Defense attorney says witnesses lied in Aryan Brotherhood trial (WREG-TV Memphis)
SANTA ANA, Calif. An attorney for four members of a notorious prison gang has told a California jury that witnesses against them were a "parade of perjurers" trying to get their own sentences reduced.
Defense attorney says witnesses lied in Aryan Brotherhood trial (WLBT 3)
SANTA ANA, Calif. An attorney for four members of a notorious prison gang has told a California jury that witnesses against them were a "parade of perjurers" trying to get their own sentences reduced.