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No grounds for retrial, says Thomas lawyer (The Australian)
THERE was no new evidence to re-try Jack Terrence Thomas, the first Australian jailed under new anti-terrorism laws and freed last week, his lawyer said today.
No grounds for retrial, says Thomas lawyer (The Australian)
THERE was no new evidence to re-try Jack Terrence Thomas, the first Australian jailed under new anti-terrorism laws and freed last week, his lawyer said today.
Jihad Jack's lawyer say retrial unlikely (Sydney Morning Herald)
The lawyer for Jack Terrence Thomas - the first Australian jailed under new anti-terrorism laws and freed last week - says there is no new evidence to re-try his client.
Attorney General To Speak (WOWT-TV Omaha)
Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning will publicly comment on the shooting death of a Falls City woman that happened more than a week ago, his office announced late Sunday.
Dassey's Lawyer Will Ask To Be Removed As Counsel (WISC Channel3000.com via Yahoo! News)
Brendan Dassey's lawyer said he plans to file a motion this week asking to be removed from the case.
Dassey's Lawyer Will Ask To Be Removed As Counsel (Channel 3000)
The lawyer representing Brenden Dassey on charges of murder will asked to be removed from the case this week.
Killer Donated His Kidney, Lawyer Says (New York Times)
Charles Cullen, the former hospital nurse who admitted killing at least 29 of his patients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, has donated a kidney to a male relative of a former girlfriend, Mr. Cullen?s lawyer said.
ATV group and city seek Attorney General opinion (Sun Herald)
synopsis : Commission to consider letter to Attorney General during special Monday workshop.
Attorney general race heats up from the start (Lawrence Journal-World)
Topeka — Memo to the majority of Kansans who dozed during the primaries: Time to wake up and watch the rowdy race for attorney general.
Colorado Attorney General discusses drug busts, Tasers (The Aspen Times)
Aspen Times Staff Writer Colorado Attorney General John W. Suthers took a break from campaigning recently to address issues close to Aspenites' hearts: drug busts and Taser use.
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 in Halbach case requests to be removed (Duluth News Tribune)
MANITOWOC, Wis. -- The lawyer for a teen accused with his uncle of raping and killing a young photographer said he will file a motion this week asking to be removed from the case.
Lawyer confident ABC interview won't send Thomas back to jail (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
The lawyer representing Jack Thomas, whose conviction under new anti-terrorism laws was quashed last week, does not believe Mr Thomas incriminated himself in an ABC Four Corners interview.
Another lawyer enters the Constitution debate (Panorama)
Another lawyer has entered the debate over the constitution, but Robert Vazquez cannot be accused of having left it too late, because he was one of those who appeared before the Select Committee of the House of Assembly 5 years ago when chairman of the Bar Council.
Democrat dwarfs foe in cash, status in attorney-general race (Orlando Sentinel)
Two South Florida trial attorneys are vying for the Democratic nomination to be the state's next attorney general, but one's candidacy seems more an assist than a contest.
Saipan's US Attorney's Office has no chief (Saipan Tribune)
The U.S. Attorney's Office Saipan Branch has no chief at present, the Saipan Tribune learned yesterday. Sources said Craig Moore was recently removed as chief of the U.S. Attorney's Office Saipan branch for unknown reasons.
Indian lawyer launches crusade against rights abuses in Kashmir (News From Bangladesh)
AFP, New Delhi:It took Supreme Court lawyer Sonia Raj Sood just one visit to Indian-administered Kashmir to find her true calling in life -- to fight atrocities against Kashmiris attributed to India's security forces.
Attorney tells judge Evans Sr. to testify on his own behalf (Palatka Daily News)
JACKSONVILLE n Attorney William Kent told U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan Friday that his client, Ronald Evans Sr., will take the stand in his own defense next week.
Campbell, McCollum Present Clear Choice For Attorney General (Local6.com Central Florida)
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.
Lawyer Says He's Not Sure John Ramsey Will Ever Speak to Media Again (WTOL News 11)
BOULDER, COLORADO (AP) -- An arrest that should have brought relief to the family of JonBenet Ramsey has instead unleashed an onslaught of unwelcome attention that incensed the father of the 6-year-old who was found brutally slain a decade ago, a longtime family lawyer said Saturday.
Update: Busta Rhymes' Attorney Calls Arrest NYPD "Payback" (SOHH)
The attorney for Busta Rhymes is calling the rapper's weekend arrest revenge "payback" from the NYPD. Visit SOHH.com for the complete story.
Democrat dwarfs foe in cash, status in attorney-general race (Sun-Sentinel)
Two South Florida trial attorneys are vying for the Democratic nomination to be the state's next attorney general, but one's candidacy seems more an assist than a contest.
Democrat dwarfs foe in cash, status in attorney-general race (Sun-Sentinel)
Two South Florida trial attorneys are vying for the Democratic nomination to be the state's next attorney general, but one's candidacy seems more an assist than a contest.
U.S. lawyer: South Korean legal system puts GIs at disadvantage (Stars and Stripes)
Servicemembers accused of a crime in South Korea face a far different ordeal than they would back home, says a private U.S. lawyer practicing in South Korea.
Lawyer in Halbach case to file motion requesting he be removed (Gazette Extra Sports)
MANITOWOC, Wis. - The lawyer for a teen accused with his uncle of raping and killing a young photographer said he will file a motion this week asking to be removed from the case.
Felderhof is innocent, lawyer says (The Globe and Mail)
The lawyer representing former Bre-X Minerals Ltd. chief geologist John Felderhof says his client shouldn't be convicted of issuing false press released because he didn't know the information in them was incorrect.
Riverside Attorney Bruce Varner Named to UC Regents (Metropolitan News-Enterprise)
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Friday named Riverside attorney Bruce Varner, managing partner of the firm of Varner & Brandt, to the Board of Regents for the University of California.
Harris's desire to end Ipperwash standoff influenced police: George lawyer (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
FOREST, Ont. (CP) - A lawyer for the family of Dudley George says the police action that resulted in the aboriginal protester's shooting death in 1995 was influenced by former Ontario Premier Mike Harris.
U.S. attorney general announces new ad campaign (ABC 7 El Paso)
DALLAS U-S Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez announced a new series of public service announcements today to raise awareness about Internet-related crimes against...
JonBenet murder suspect meets with lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
The schoolteacher who claims he was with JonBenet Ramsey when she died met with a defense lawyer in a Los Angeles jail on Monday as he awaited proceedings to send him to Colorado to face possible charges of murdering the child beauty queen.
JonBenet murder suspect meets with lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News)
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The schoolteacher who claims he was with JonBenet Ramsey when she died met with a defence lawyer in a Los Angeles jail on Monday as he awaited proceedings to send him to Colorado to face possible charges of murdering the child beauty queen.
U.S. attorney general announces new ad campaign (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
DALLAS U-S Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez announced a new series of public service announcements today to raise awareness about Internet-related crimes against children.
U.S. attorney general announces new ad campaign (WOAI)
DALLAS (AP) - A new series of public service announcements will help raise awareness about crimes against children involving the Internet by warning teen girls against posting images or information that would put them at risk, U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales said Monday.
Baker attorney joins Emma as operations director (Nashville Business Journal)
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell and Berkowitz attorney Bo Spessard has left the firm and joined Web-based marketing and communications company Emma.
State’s attorney considering whether charges should be filed in scuffle between Wynn, Edwards campaign workers (Gazette.Net)
Prince George's State’s Attorney Glenn F. Ivey is reviewing evidence from a fight at a debate in Largo last week between supporters of Rep. Al Wynn (D-Dist. 4) and challenger Donna Edwards and says he'll decide in the next few days whether legal action is warranted.
Lawyer says FLP rift not a good sign (Fijilive.com)
A lawyer says the widening rift in the Fiji Labour Party does not augur well for the party’s future. Hemendra Nagin represents five members of the party who could be disciplined for questioning their leader’s style.
100th and 101st Predator Arrested by Michigan Attorney General's Child and Public Protection Unit (SYS-CON Media)
Attorney General Mike Cox announced today the arrest of the 100th and 101st computer predators apprehended by the Child and Family Protection Unit. Shawn David Crockett and Michael Bohdan Dackiw were each arrested for soliciting a minor for sexual activity as well as disseminating sexually explicit matter to a minor.
Ex-JPMorgan clerk hid stolen checks in socks: attorney (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A former JPMorgan Chase & Co. mailroom clerk pleaded guilty on Monday to a conspiracy charge stemming from his theft of more than $100 million of corporate checks after getting caught with about 40 checks hidden in his socks, U.S. Attorney Michael Garcia said on Monday.
Ex-JPMorgan clerk hid stolen checks in socks: attorney (Reuters)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM.N mailroom clerk pleaded guilty on Monday to a conspiracy charge stemming from his theft of more than $100 million of corporate checks after getting caught with about 40 checks hidden in his socks, U.S. Attorney Michael Garcia said on Monday.
JonBenet murder suspect meets with lawyer (Stuff)
LOS ANGELES: The schoolteacher who claims he was with JonBenet Ramsey when she died has met with a defence lawyer in a Los Angeles jail as he awaited proceedings to send him to Colorado to face possible charges of murdering the child beauty queen.
U.S. Attorney Gen. Fed Up With Local Crime (WDSU TheNewOrleansChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
"We are concerned about the recent increase in crime and specifically violent crime," said U.S. Attorney Gen. Albert Gonzales.
JonBenet murder suspect meets his lawyer (Independent Online)
John Mark Karr - the schoolteacher who claims he was with child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey when she died - has met with a defence lawyer after arriving in Los Angeles.
JonBenet suspect meets with lawyer (TVNZ)
The schoolteacher who claims he was with JonBenet Ramsey when she died met with a defence lawyer in a Los Angeles jail on Monday as he awaited proceedings to send him to Colorado to face possible charges of murdering the child beauty queen.
Jones' lawyer wants expert at next analysis (USA Today)
Sprint star Marion Jones wants her B, or confirmation, sample of a positive test for endurance-boosting EPO dealt with as soon as possible, she said in a statement Monday. Howard Jacobs, hired Monday by Jones as her lawyer in the case, said he's not sure how soon that will be: "I have no idea. I'll see when we can get it scheduled."
No contempt of court says FLP lawyer (Fijilive.com)
Fiji Labour Party lawyer Rajendra Chaudhry says the decision by the party’s National Council to discipline the five Labour executives is not a contempt of court.
Letter to Attorney General approved (Sun Herald)
Synopsis: Commissioners approve letter to AGO re: ATV riding. NORTH PORT -- Commissioners Monday unanimously approved a draft letter to Attorney General Charlie Crist requesting an opinion about the legality of the recently passed ATV ordinance.
Online Chats: Post a Question for the Attorney General Candidates (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
In advance of the Sept. 12 primary, the four candidates for Wisconsin Attorney General - two Republicans and two Democrats - have agreed to answer reader questions in a series of Q&A chats on JSOnline.
Court suspends license of Warren lawyer (The Youngstown Vindicator)
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court has placed the law license of a Warren lawyer on interim remedial suspension for alleged violations of the high court's Code of Professional Conduct.
Texas Monthly spotlights El Paso lawyer (El Paso Times)
She is not a bully, but she is not a pushover. She does not shout or scream, but El Paso lawyer Mary Stillinger has a confident courtroom presence that dominates the room when she speaks.
Mayor of Bluffdale plans to marry city attorney (The Salt Lake Tribune)
Bluffdale Mayor Claudia Anderson and City Attorney Dale Gardiner, who have been dating since June, plan to marry in November. The relationship sparked questions this summer about whether Gardiner still should handle the city's legal work. He recused himself in June from the day-to-day activities, but still represents Bluffdale in a de-annexation lawsuit before the Utah Supreme Court. That suit