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Attorney general warns security changes could stick (KWWL-TV Iowa City)
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 says there may not be any choice.
Attorney general warns security changes could stick (WOI-TV Des Moines)
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 says there may not be any choice.
Attorney general warns security changes could stick (Fort Wayne News Channel 15)
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...
Attorney general warns security changes could stick (KLAS)
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 says there may not be any choice.
Attorney general warns security changes could stick (WALB News 10)
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 says there may not be any choice.
Angola: Deputy State Attorney General On Working Conditions (AllAfrica.com)
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.
Attorney general warns security changes could stick (WREG-TV Memphis)
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 says there may not be any choice.
Eid starts work as U.S. attorney (Rocky Mountain News)
Troy Eid started work today as the 41st U.S. attorney for Colorado. Eid was appointed by President Bush in June and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Aug. 4.
Hicks' lawyer doubts repatriation plan (The Age)
The lawyer for detained Australian terror suspect David Hicks says he's surprised by reports the federal government may seek to repatriate Hicks if the United States does not move quickly enough to try him.
Hicks' lawyer doubts repatriation plan (Sydney Morning Herald)
The lawyer for detained Australian terror suspect David Hicks says he's surprised by reports the federal government may seek to repatriate Hicks if the United States does not move quickly enough to try him.
Lawyer Fighting To Ban 'Columbine Simulator' (TechWeb via Yahoo! News)
A crusading lawyer with a track record of fighting violent video games is trying to stop the release of Bully, a video game scheduled to come out in October.
Lawyer urges favourable sentence (NZCity)
The lawyer for a 17-year-old who killed his father in a shooting accident is preparing arguments for sentencing. Colin Adams will learn his punishment in October after pleading guilty to careless use of a firearm causing death.
Lawyer Fighting To Ban 'Columbine Simulator' (TechWeb)
A crusading lawyer with a track record of fighting violent video games is trying to stop the release of Bully, a video game scheduled to come out in October.
Lawyer Cautions Politicians Against Rights Abuses (This Day)
A human right lawyer based in UK, Olisaemeka Chikwendu has cautioned Nigerian politicians on the backlash of right abuses during their stewardship and after serving in government.
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's office investigates Kukui Gardens (KHNL News 8 Honolulu)
HONOLULU The state attorney general's office is investigating allegations that trustees at Kukui Gardens may have broken the law.
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.
Attorney General Warns Airline Security Changes Could Stick (WLBZ Bangor)
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 says there may not be any choice.
District Attorney: Officer's Actions in Fernley Shooting Justified (KRNV)
The Lyon County District Attorney's Office has announced that Deputy Michael Gagne did not commit any crimes when he shot and killed 21-year old Michael Brinkley back in January.
City attorney's inventiveness earns patent (Sun Herald)
PUNTA GORDA -- City Attorney David Levin may be a legal eagle, but he's also an inventor whose patented device chases birds from the masts of sailboats.
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.
Lawyer: Bolante in Chicago jail (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
A lawyer confirmed Tuesday that ex-agriculture official Jocelyn Bolante has been moved to a detention facility in Chicago, Illinois, DZMM reported.
U.S. Attorney may be going back to D.C. (Billings Gazette)
HELENA - Montana's U.S. Attorney, Bill Mercer, said Monday that he can't comment on a Washington Post news item saying he will be named to the No. 3 job in the U.S. Justice Department. "I'm not in any kind of position to say anything yet," Mercer said ...
County attorney to retire early (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Fayette County Attorney Margaret Kannensohn is expected to announce today that she is stepping down from her job months before her term expires.
Lawyer Gets Leave To Challenge Legal Provision (Bernama)
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- The Federal Court Tuesday granted leave to lawyer-cum-politician R. Sivarasa to challenge the validity of a provision in the Legal Profession Act 1976 which bars political party officials from holding office in the Bar Council.
Lawyer cites 1710 law in suit (Denver Post)
A Lakewood lawyer is using a nearly 300-year-old law to sue CBS Corp., ESPN and other sponsors of fantasy sports games, which he claims are illegal, online gambling.
Duncan's lawyer wants death penalty tossed out (Coeur d'Alene Press)
COEUR d'ALENE -- The lawyer for accused triple murderer Joseph Edward Duncan III is asking the trial judge to throw out any potential death sentence against his client.
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.
Taft lawyer argues against legal fees for Sen. Dann (The Columbus Dispatch)
State Sen. Marc Dann is not entitled to legal fees for his lawsuit against Gov. Bob Taft to view records from Taft’s office because Dann did not win the case, a lawyer for Taft argued in a filing Friday.
U.S. Attorney for Montana mum about reported job offer (Montana Standard)
HELENA — Montana’s U.S. Attorney, Bill Mercer, said Monday he can’t comment on a Washington Post news item saying he will be named to the No. 3 job in the U.S. Justice Department.
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.
Surrogate case lawyer seeks dismissal (phillyburbs.com)
The lawyer for a Florida man charged with failing to refund money to an Evesham resident who sought a surrogate mother to bear his child is seeking to dismiss the case.
Ethics Trouble for N.J. Attorney General (Los Angeles Times)
TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey's attorney general violated the state's code of ethics but didn't commit a crime when she showed up at the scene of her boyfriend's traffic stop in May, a special prosecutor investigating the case said in a report released Tuesday.
Uganda: Bebe Cool Voted Twice - Babu's Lawyer (AllAfrica.com)
Musician Bebe Cool, registered twice during the parliamentary elections for the Kampala Central constituency, Mr Peter Nkurunziza, the lawyer representing Francis Babu told court last week.
Another attorney won't represent Susan Polk (San Francisco Chronicle)
Another attorney has declined to represent convicted murderer Susan Polk before she is sentenced for killing her husband. Vallejo attorney Dan Russo told Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Laurel Brady today that Polk was "not completely...
NJ Attorney General Ethics Code (phillyburbs.com)
A special prosecutor's report released Tuesday states that New Jersey Attorney General Zulima Farber violated three provisions of the state's ethics code when she came to the aid of her boyfriend, Hamlet Goore, at a traffic stop.
Driskell lawyer calls for review of Crown prosecutor's cases (CBC via Yahoo! Canada News)
The lawyer representing James Driskell at his wrongful conviction inquiry wants a review of all cases prosecuted by retired Crown prosecutor George Dangerfield.
Rights lawyer backs P10B for martial law victims (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
Human-rights lawyer Rod Domingo Jr. on Tuesday lauded Budget Secretary Rolando Andaya Jr. for saying that the Palace is considering to restore to P10-billion compensation meant for the human-rights victims.
Guard the only suspect in Ianiero murder: lawyer (CTV.ca)
A "highly-skilled" former member of the Mexican Army who worked at the Mexican resort where a Canadian couple was murdered is the prime suspect in the killing, the family's lawyer said.
Ethics trouble for N.J. attorney general (AP via Yahoo! News)
New Jersey's attorney general violated the state code of ethics but did not commit a crime when she showed up at the scene of her boyfriend's traffic stop in May, a special prosecutor said in a report issued Tuesday.
Duncan's lawyer says prosecutor's death penalty request not valid (KXLY-TV Spokane)
COEUR D'ALENE -- A defense lawyer says convicted sex offender Joseph Edward Duncan should not face the death penalty at his triple murder trial. Kootenai County Public Defender John Adams filed a motion Monday against the prosecution's notice of intent to seek the death sentence.
Duncan's lawyer says prosecutor's death penalty request not valid (KXLY-TV Spokane)
COEUR D'ALENE -- A defense lawyer says convicted sex offender Joseph Edward Duncan should not face the death penalty at his triple murder trial. Kootenai County Public Defender John Adams filed a motion Monday against the prosecution's notice of intent to seek the death sentence.
Duncan's lawyer says prosecutor's death penalty request not valid (KXLY-TV Spokane)
COEUR D'ALENE -- A defense lawyer says convicted sex offender Joseph Edward Duncan should not face the death penalty at his triple murder trial. Kootenai County Public Defender John Adams filed a motion Monday against the prosecution's notice of intent to seek the death sentence.
Security guard, not women, only valid suspect in Mexican murder, says lawyer (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
TORONTO (CP) - Two Ontario women portrayed as key suspects in the brutal slaying of a Canadian couple in Mexico are "innocent victims of circumstance," says the lawyer representing the victims' family.
Prosecutor says N.J. attorney general violated ethics but not law (Boston Herald)
TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey's attorney general violated the state code of ethics but did not commit a crime when she showed up at the scene of her boyfriend's traffic stop in May, a special...
BREAKING NEWS: Corzine to say whether he'll remove attorney general (Asbury Park Press)
The special prosecutor who concluded in a report today that Attorney General Zulima Farber violated three provisions of the Department of Law and Public Safety's ethics code would not say whether she should be removed from office. Former Appellate Judge Richard Williams, appointed by Corzine to investigate whether Farber secured preferential treatment for her boyfriend Hamlet E. Goore who was
NJ attorney general broke no laws in showing up at boyfriend's traffic (WHO-TV Des Moines)
TRENTON, N.J. New Jersey's attorney general broke no laws by showing up when police pulled over her live-in boyfriend for a traffic stop.
Albuquerque attorney arraigned on tax evasion charges (New Mexico Business Weekly)
Albuquerque attorney Robert M. Fiser has been arraigned in the First Judicial District Court in Santa Fe on 16 felony counts of tax evasion, according to the state Taxation and Revenue Department.
Sources: Corzine has told Attorney General Farber to resign (Asbury Park Press)
TRENTON -- Gov. Jon S. Corzine told New Jersey Attorney General Zulima Farber that she should resign after an investigation found she violated the state's code of ethics by going to the scene of her boyfriend's traffic stop in May, several high-ranking Statehouse officials said Tuesday. The officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity so as not to pre-empt a news conference the governor has