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Legal News 08/2006 (Page 11)



Attorney wants parishioners to pay part of church abuse settlement (The Olympian)
SPOKANE - An attorney representing people who allege they were sexually abused by priests says Catholics in Eastern Washington can settle their church's sex-abuse crisis and bankruptcy for $60 million - half of which he suggests could come from parishioners.
Hicks' lawyer to meet with govt MPs (The Age)
The American lawyer for terrorist suspect David Hicks will meet with Australian government ministers next week to press for his client's release. -
Hicks' lawyer to meet with govt MPs (Sydney Morning Herald)
The American lawyer for terrorist suspect David Hicks will meet with Australian government ministers next week to press for his client's release. -
Rolla attorney wins Pulaski County nomination (Rolla Daily News)
Rolla attorney John Garrabrant has reached the halfway point in his quest to become prosecuting attorney of Pulaski County.
Migration Bill would put Papuan in exile, lawyer says (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
The lawyer for a Papuan asylum seeker now living in Melbourne says his client would be still in exile if the Federal Government's proposed migration laws were in place.
Lawyer: Clarett obeyed officers commands (Sports Illustrated)
Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett obeyed police commands but was struck and sprayed with pepper spray after he surrendered following an early morning chase last week, his lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer: Clarett struck by police after cooperating (Baltimore Sun)
Attorney says football star was also doused with pepper spray Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett was sprayed with pepper spray and struck after he surrendered following an early morning chase last week, his lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer: Clarett struck after cooperating (AP via Yahoo! News)
Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett was sprayed with pepper spray and struck after he surrendered following an early morning chase last week, his lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer: Clarett struck after cooperating (OregonLive.com)
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett was sprayed with pepper spray and struck after he surrendered following an early morning chase last week, his lawyer said Sunday.
Clarett's lawyer claims rough treatment by police (Austin American-Statesman)
He claims client was struck, pepper sprayed while in handcuffs. Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett was sprayed with pepper spray and struck after he surrendered following a chase last week, his lawyer said Sunday.
What makes a 'super lawyer'? (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
WHAT MAKES A 'SUPER LAWYER'? Only 5 percent of lawyers in any given state make the annual list: More than 800,000 lawyers nationally receive ballots each year to nominate the best attorneys in their state or region. They can't vote for themselves. Votes also are tracked to detect "back-scratch" (lawyers voting for each other) or "block" voting (identical ballots from members of the same firm).
Lawyer: Clarett Struck After Cooperating (ABC News)
Lawyer: Maurice Clarett Sprayed With Pepper Spray and Struck After Already in Handcuffs
Clarett attorney: Client did as told by police (USA Today)
Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett obeyed police commands but was struck and pepper sprayed after he surrendered after a car chase last week, his lawyer, Michael Hoague, said Sunday. Hoague represents Clarett in an unrelated robbery trial.
Sports Briefs: Lawyer says Clarett obeyed police (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett was sprayed with pepper spray and struck after he surrendered after an early morning chase this past week, his lawyer said yesterday.
Attorney: Case against police 'isn't a close call' (Aspen Daily News)
The attorney for the Florida woman who is suing the city of Aspen and five of its police officers for alleged Fourth Amendment violations is so confident in the lawsuit he said it "isn't a close call."
Fern grows state attorney general campaign (Aspen Daily News)
After Fern O'Brien graduated from college, she worked at a rape crisis center where she learned one violent act can change a life forever. Now a working mother from Boulder County, O'Brien wants to remedy Colorado's criminal problems as the next state attorney general.
No lawyer representing blasts accused (NDTV)
There have so far been nine arrests in the 7/11 blasts but not a single lawyer has appeared in court to defend the accused.
Attorney general candidates present clear choice (Daytona Beach News-Journal)
MIAMI -- Democrat Skip Campbell and Republican Bill McCollum have a few things in common: both are lawyers, both are University of Florida alumni and both went into politics. Beyond that, they couldn't be much more different, offering voters a clear choice for Florida's next attorney general.
Attorney general candidates present clear choice (Daytona Beach News-Journal)
MIAMI -- Democrat Skip Campbell and Republican Bill McCollum have a few things in common: both are lawyers, both are University of Florida alumni and both went into politics. Beyond that, they couldn't be much more different, offering voters a clear choice for Florida's next attorney general.
D.C. Police: Site of Lawyer's Murder Shows Signs of Tampering (Law.com via Yahoo! Finance)
The crime scene where murdered Washington lawyer Robert Wone was discovered earlier this month had been tampered with before police arrived, according to an affidavit for a warrant to search the office of D.C. lawyer Joseph Price.
N.Y. Panel Disbars Defense Lawyer for 14 Actions (Law.com via Yahoo! Finance)
A lawyer accused of providing an incompetent defense in a high-profile murder case has been disbarred for misleading and stealing from clients. Carlos Perez-Olivo made headlines after he allegedly forgot part of his closing argument in the defense of Elio Cruz, who was subsequently convicted in the shooting of his wife's lover on a Manhattan subway platform.
Armenians aid Poochigian's campaign Ethnic pride may have helped spur donations in run for attorney general (Recordnet.com)
SACRAMENTO - Most candidates raise the bulk of their cash from unions or builders or insurance companies. Not state attorney general candidate Chuck Poochigian: The fount of his campaign cash comes from fellow Armenians.
S.J. attorney bound for Armenia to train country's first public defenders (Recordnet.com)
STOCKTON - Attorney Amy Righter is about to travel a really long way for a very tough job. She clocked out her last day of work Friday with the San Joaquin County's Public Defenders Office, where she has represented the county's poorest accused of anything from petty crimes to murder.
Fox buy OK by city attorney (Daily Bulletin)
POMONA -- Board of Parking Place Commissioners acted appropriately when it paid for public art projects and loaned $600,000 to the city for the purchase of the Fox Theater, according to a city attorney's office report released last week.
Attorney general hopefuls point to changes (Star-Gazette)
Four in Democratic primary say they would move office in new direction. ALBANY - The attorney general's office is likely to take a decidedly new direction after the departure of Eliot Spitzer.
Lawyer: Clarett didn't resist arrest (Asbury Park Press)
MISCELLANEOUS: Former Ohio State University football star Maurice Clarett was sprayed with pepper spray and struck after he surrendered following an early morning chase last week, his lawyer said Sunday. "It is our contention that both of those things occurred after he was in handcuffs," said attorney Michael Hoague, who added that his client obeyed police commands. Hoague is representing Clarett
Attorney general candidates aren't likely to follow Spitzer's lead (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
The New York state Attorney General's Office is likely to take a new direction after the departure of Eliot Spitzer.
Lawyer: Clarett Struck After Cooperating (ABC News)
Lawyer: Maurice Clarett Sprayed With Pepper Spray and Struck After Already in Handcuffs
Lawyer says Clarett cooperated with arresting officers (WKYC Cleveland)
Lawyer says Clarett cooperated with arresting officers
Lawyer: Clarett cooperated with officers (The Advocate)
COLUMBUS (AP) -- Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett obeyed police commands but was struck and sprayed with pepper spray after he surrendered after an early morning chase last week, his lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer says Clarett cooperated with arresting officers (Fox 6 News San Diego)
The lawyer for former Ohio State star Maurice Clarett says he obeyed police commands but still was struck and sprayed with pepper spray after he surrendered last week.
Kuando Kubango: Deputy State Attorney General On Working Conditions (AngolaPress)
Menongue, 08/14 - Angola`s Deputy State Attorney General, Henriques dos Santos expressed worry, last weekend, in Menongue city, with the lobaral conditions of Military Justice organs in south east Kuando Kubango province.
State attorney files charges over NKU corruption (České noviny)
Prague- The state attorney has filed charges against former National Security Office (NKU) section head Vladimir Sisa on suspicion of corruption in favour of a criminal conspiracy, and against two former college teachers, Vladislav Vetrovec and Jan Harangozzo, who are suspected of bribing Sisa.
Lawyer says Clarett cooperated with arresting officers (WALB News 10)
COLUMBUS, Ohio The lawyer for former Ohio State star Maurice Clarett says he obeyed police commands but still was struck and sprayed with pepper spray after he surrendered last week.
Lawyer says Clarett cooperated with arresting officers (KLAS)
COLUMBUS, Ohio The lawyer for former Ohio State star Maurice Clarett says he obeyed police commands but still was struck and sprayed with pepper spray after he surrendered last week.
Rolla attorney wins Pulaski County nomination (Rolla Daily News)
Rolla attorney John Garrabrant has reached the halfway point in his quest to become prosecuting attorney of Pulaski County.
Lawyer says Clarett cooperated with arresting officers (WRIC 8)
COLUMBUS, Ohio The lawyer for former Ohio State star Maurice Clarett says he obeyed police commands but still was struck and sprayed with pepper spray after he surrendered last week.
Lawyer: Clarett Cooperated With Arresting Officers (WHIO-TV 7 Dayton)
The lawyer for former Ohio State star Maurice Clarett said he obeyed police commands but still was struck and sprayed with pepper spray after he surrendered last week.
Lawyer Says Clarett Obeyed Police (Local6.com Central Florida)
Maurice Clarett's lawyer says the former Ohio State star obeyed police commands during his arrest but was still struck and sprayed with pepper spray.
Attorney general kicks off re-election campaign (WOOD TV 8)
LANSING, Mich. Attorney General Mike Cox has officially kicked off his re-election campaign. The Republican, who's nearing the end of his first term, also reports...
Attorney general kicks off re-election campaign (Detroit News)
LANSING -- Attorney General Mike Cox officially kicked off his re-election campaign Monday, at the same time announcing he'd picked up endorsements from some labor unions.
Dassey's Lawyer Wants Trial To Be Held By November (The Milwaukee Channel)
The lawyer for a teenager accused with his uncle of raping and killing a young photographer wants the youth's trial to be moved up.
House Speaker Says Attorney General Should Appeal Decision In Fletcher Case (WLEX-TV Lexington)
Frankfort (AP) -- House Speaker Jody Richards says the attorney general's office should appeal Friday's ruling in Governor Fletcher's criminal case. Richards says the matter is something that the state's court system needs to decide.
Perez Gets Ex-Governor's Nod In Md. Attorney General Race (NBC4 Washington, D.C.)
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Former Gov. Harry Hughes endorsed Tom Perez for attorney general on Monday, saying Perez would do the best job of the three Democratic candidates to improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay and protect the environment.
Detroit attorney receives 'Pepsi Everyday Freedom Hero' award (Frost Illustrated)
DETROIT (BlackNews.com)- The Law Offices of Jermaine A. Wyrick P.L.L.C. recently announced that Attorney Jermaine A. Wyrick was selected by FM98 WJLB radio station to receive the "Pepsi Everyday Freedom Hero" Award.
City attorney won't charge Tony Muhammad (Frost Illustrated)
LOS ANGELES (NNPA)- Nation of Islam Minister Tony Muhammad said he still plans on pursuing a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department, despite City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo's decision not to file criminal charges against him following an incident last year involving LAPD officers.
Eid Works First Full Day As Colorado U.S. Attorney (CBS4 Denver)
Troy A. Eid worked his first full day as Colorado's new U.S. attorney on Monday after a private swearing-in ceremony last week.
Cuomo leads Democrats in money raised for attorney general's race (WCAX 3)
ALBANY, N.Y. Andrew Cuomo leads three other Democratic candidates for attorney general with six (m) million dollars on hand for his campaign.
Attorney general warns security changes could stick (WISH-TV Indianapolis)
CHICAGO The inconvenience of not being able to carry a water bottle or soda onto a plane may become permanent. That warning comes today from Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who...
Cuomo leads Democrats in money raised for attorney general's race (WRGB)
(Albany, NY - AP) - Andrew Cuomo leads three other Democratic candidates for attorney general with six million dollars on hand for his campaign. Rival Mark Green, the former New York City Public Advocate, reports his total at six-point-one million dollars.