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Attorney general candidates prepare for Town Hall Meeting (News 10 Now)
The candidates in the race for state attorney general prepare to make their case to voters. All five are taking part in a town hall-style meeting on Wednesday night. For the event, the candidates will be spread all across the state.
Ethics trouble for N.J. attorney general (AP via Yahoo! News)
New Jersey's attorney general agreed to resign Tuesday after a special prosecutor concluded she violated state ethics laws by intervening in a traffic stop involving her boyfriend, according to two high-ranking Statehouse officials.
Clarett receives threat on postcard, attorney says; gag order likely (USA Today)
A postcard with a taped-on, typewritten message threatening ex-Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett was sent to a law office representing him in two criminal cases, his attorney said Tuesday. One of Clarett's attorneys talked about the message in an interview just before a judge handling robbery charges against Clarett said he likely will prohibit Clarett and his attorneys from talking to the
Ethics trouble for N.J. attorney general (AP via Yahoo! News)
New Jersey's attorney general agreed to resign Tuesday after a special prosecutor concluded she violated state ethics laws by intervening in a traffic stop involving her boyfriend, according to two high-ranking Statehouse officials.
Officials: N.J. Attorney General To Resign Tonight (WCBS-TV New York)
New Jersey Attorney General Zulima Farber will resign Tuesday evening, just hours after a special prosecutor released a report saying she violated state ethics laws by going to the scene of her boyfriend's traffic stop in May, according to two high-ranking Statehouse officials. The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity so as not to pre-empt a news conference the governor has scheduled for
Ethics Trouble for N.J. Attorney General (ABC News)
Prosecutor Says N.J. Attorney General Violated Ethics but Not Law in Boyfriend's Traffic Stop
Officials: N.J. Attorney General To Resign Tonight (CBS 2 New York)
New Jersey Attorney General Zulima Farber will resign Tuesday evening, just hours after a special prosecutor released a report saying she violated state ethics laws by going to the scene of her boyfriend's traffic stop in May, according to two high-ranking Statehouse officials. The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity so as not to pre-empt a news conference the governor has scheduled for
Dyleski attorney grills detective on artwork, grade (San Francisco Chronicle)
Scott Dyleski's attorney asked a Contra Costa County sheriff's detective today whether he had arrested teenagers based on their poems or an art teacher who had asked students to create a project about masks. Defense attorney Ellen Leonida's questions...
Guard at Mexican resort only valid suspect in Cdn couple's slaying; lawyer (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
TORONTO (CP) - The investigation into the brutal slayings of a Canadian couple at a Mexican resort clearly implicates a security guard as the prime suspect, and not two vacationing Ontario women, the lawyer for the victims' family said Tuesday.
Scene Of Lawyer's Death Tampered With Before Police Arrived (NBC4 Washington, D.C.)
D.C. police confirm that they got a warrant to search the office of the owner of the home where a prominent D.C. lawyer was killed.
Farber Quits as New Jersey Attorney General on Ethics Violation (Bloomberg.com)
Aug. 15 (Bloomberg) -- New Jersey Attorney General Zulima Farber resigned after a special prosecutor said she violated the state's ethics code by improperly helping her boyfriend at a police traffic stop.
Lawyer out to gazump Lerner with £70m bid (Independent)
The battle for control of Aston Villa took another twist last night when the London-based lawyer heading the so-called "AV06 consortium" told The Independent his group will be "indefatigable in our efforts to secure the club" from under the nose of the American billionaire Randy Lerner, whose £63m offer has already been recommended to shareholders.
Plame lawyer plans to force Cheney, Rove testimony (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A lawyer plans to use a legal precedent that allowed President Bill Clinton to be sued while in office to force Vice President Dick Cheney and presidential adviser Karl Rove to testify in a lawsuit brought by former CIA operative Valerie Plame and her husband.
N.J. Attorney General Quits Over Ethics (San Francisco Chronicle)
New Jersey's attorney general resigned Tuesday after a special prosecutor concluded she violated state ethics laws by intervening in a traffic stop involving her boyfriend. Zulima Farber, who will step down at the end of the month, said she is leaving...
N.J. attorney general quits over ethics (AP via Yahoo! News)
New Jersey's attorney general resigned Tuesday after a special prosecutor concluded she violated state ethics laws by intervening in a traffic stop involving her boyfriend.
N.J. attorney general resigns after prosecutor cites ethics (USA Today)
New Jersey's attorney general resigned Tuesday after a special prosecutor concluded she violated state ethics laws by intervening in a traffic stop involving her boyfriend.
Phelps donation haunts Kansas attorney general (Planet Out via Yahoo! News)
SUMMARY: Slammed for accepting $500 in 2002 from a son of gay-hating Rev. Fred Phelps, Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline gives $500 to an anti-Phelps group.
New Jersey Attorney General Quits on Ethics Violation (Update2) (Bloomberg.com)
Aug. 15 (Bloomberg) -- New Jersey Attorney General Zulima Farber resigned today after a special prosecutor said she violated the state's ethics code by improperly helping her boyfriend at police traffic stop.
Lawyer trying to find out who made claims against educator (Knoxville News Sentinal)
The lawyer for a suspended Knox County assistant principal has filed a public records request seeking to find out who accused his client of having sex with a student.
Attorney chosen for board vacancy (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Waukesha - An attorney who has coached youth sports and led his Brookfield congregation is being recommended to fill a...
Feud continues to roil town as mayor rejects attorney in case (The Star-Ledger)
In another sign of a souring re lationship with Democrats, Sayre ville Mayor Kennedy O'Brien requested not to be represented by borough attorney Brian M. Hak in depositions related to a lawsuit filed last year against the borough.
lawyer faces uncertain sentence after fatal hit-and-run (KVOA Tucson)
PHOENIX Friday will mark five years since a lawyer killed an A-S-U freshman in a hit-and-run collision.
Attorney General Quits After Ethics Inquiry (Los Angeles Times)
The state's attorney general resigned after a special prosecutor concluded she violated state ethics laws by intervening in a traffic stop involving her boyfriend.
Duncan's lawyer says prosecutor's death penalty request is not valid (Bismarck Tribune)
COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - Convicted sex offender Joseph Edward Duncan III should not face the death penalty at his triple murder trial, his lawyer argued in new court documents.
N.J. attorney general out over ethics (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Attorney General Zulima Farber resigned yesterday after a special prosecutor concluded that she violated her department's code of ethics in going to the aid of her boyfriend at a traffic stop in May, setting the stage for him to receive special treatment.
Duncan lawyer argues against death penalty (The Idaho Statesman)
COEUR d'ALENE — Convicted sex offender Joseph Edward Duncan III should not face the death penalty at his triple murder trial, his lawyer argued in new court documents.
N.J. attorney general out over ethics (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Attorney General Zulima Farber resigned yesterday after a special prosecutor concluded that she violated her department's code of ethics in going to the aid of her boyfriend at a traffic stop in May, setting the stage for him to receive special treatment. "Post a Comment
Capo hires prominent lawyer (Orange County Register)
Capistrano Unified has hired has hired top defense lawyer Allan H. Stokke to represent the district in a grand jury investigation.
Newsom business partner is lead lawyer in lawsuit against Cheney (San Francisco Chronicle)
Joe Cotchett, a top Democratic fundraiser, trial lawyer and longtime wine and restaurant partner of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, has just been named to lead ex-CIA officer Valerie Plame Wilson's big lawsuit against Vice President Dick Cheney, his former...
MARTINEZ / Another attorney turns Polk down / Murderer isn't comfortable with him, he tells judge (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 Tuesday in Martinez that Polk was "not...
Police: Crime scene evidenced altered in Washington lawyer's death (WRIC 8)
WASHINGTON D-C Police say they think crime scene evidence was cleaned after a Washington lawyer was stabbed to death inside a home in Northwest earlier this month.
N.J. Attorney General Quits Amid Scandal (ABC News)
N.J. Attorney General Resigns After Ethics Questions Raised Over Her Boyfriend's Traffic Stop
Mexicans purposely deflected blame: Ianiero lawyer (CTV.ca)
Despite having a clear suspect within a week of the double-slaying of a Canadian couple at a Mexican resort, police deflected attention over fears it would cripple the crucial tourist industry, the lawyer of the victims' family charged.
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...
Attorney general sues former car dealer (CentralOhio.com)
PORT CLINTON -- The Ohio attorney general sued a former Portage Township used-car dealer for selling vehicles without titles to at least 16 people during the past two years, state officials said.
Police: Crime scene evidenced altered in Washington lawyer's death (WRIC 8)
WASHINGTON D-C Police say they think crime scene evidence was cleaned after a Washington lawyer was stabbed to death inside a home in Northwest earlier this month.
Toft prosecution halted, lawyer to review files (CBC via Yahoo! Canada News)
The New Brunswick government has stayed a private assault charge laid against former youth jail guard Karl Toft by an alleged victim and commissioned an independent lawyer to review the case.
Lawyer plans to rival Browns owner's bid (TSN)
A London-based lawyer is planning a rival bid to try and stop Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner buying Aston Villa, press reports said on Wednesday.
Hicks lawyer won't meet ministers (The Australian)
DAVID Hicks's military lawyer won't get an audience with any government ministers during his visit to Canberra today.
Lawyer in fatal hit-and-run awaits new sentencing (The Arizona Republic)
Lawyers are hashing out legal issues about the prison sentence of a young lawyer who killed a college student five years ago in a hit-and-run collision.
British lawyer's pants protest prompts probe (AFP via Yahoo! News)
A lawyer gave a whole new meaning to the phrase "legal briefs" by dropping his suit trousers inside a court corridor in northeast England in protest at stringent new security measures.
Attorney General charges executive with Medicaid fraud (Lansing State Journal)
Attorney General Mike Cox announced charges today against the president of a Livonia-based provider of pharmacy services.
N.J. attorney general resigns (Philadelphia Business Journal)
New Jersey Attorney General Zulima Farber has resigned, following the release of a special prosecutor's report that found she violated the state's ethics laws by intervening in a traffic stop on behalf of her boyfriend.
Dyleski attorney grills detective on artwork, grades (San Francisco Chronicle)
Scott Dyleski's attorney asked a Contra Costa County sheriff's detective today whether he had arrested teenagers based on their poems or an art teacher who had asked students to create a project about masks. Defense attorney Ellen Leonida's questions...
N.J. attorney general quits amid ethics flap (USA Today)
Accused of helping her boyfriend dodge a traffic ticket, New Jersey Attorney General Zulima Farber announced tonight that she's stepping down as the state's top law officer — and the first Latino — after just seven months. Farber, a Democrat,...
Duncan's lawyer wants jury brought in from outside county (KBCI Boise)
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho The lawyer defending Joseph Duncan III, accused in the slayings of three members of a Coeur d'Alene (kore-duh-LANE) family, has asked for a jury to be brought in from outside Kootenai (KOO-tun-ee) County.
Hicks' lawyer to miss out on ministers (Sydney Morning Herald)
David Hicks' military lawyer won't get an audience with any government ministers during his visit to Canberra today. Michael Mori is in Australia this week to press for Hicks' release from Guantanamo Bay.
Jurors begin deliberations in trial of attorney accused of murdering his wife (Court TV Online)
Jurors began deliberations Wednesday afternoon in the trial of a former Nashville attorney accused of killing his wife and disposing her body 10 years ago.
St. Louis Derby draws 34 nominations, including Lawyer Ron (Thoroughbred Times)
Entries for the inaugural $250,000 St. Louis Derby closed on Tuesday with 34 nominations, led by Arkansas Derby (G2) winner Lawyer Ron.
City Attorney's Office Unveils $7,000 Web Site (10 News San Diego)
The City Attorney's Office unveils a redesigned Web site that officials said would help facilitate better communications with residents in the city of San Diego.