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Attorney: Justice Min. plan would 'launder' illegal West Bank outposts (Haaretz Daily)
A Justice Ministry proposal would "launder" several illegal outposts and even enable them to receive government funding, according to Attorney Talia Sasson.
Attorney General (Sun-Sentinel)
The attorney general is the state's chief legal officer. The term is four years. The annual salary is $127,700.
City attorney's moves aren't making anyone happy (Los Angeles Daily News)
City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo found himself with few friends last week amid the strike by the Engineers and Architects Association. It was Delgadillo's office that angered union leaders when it won a temporary restraining order against about 200 EAA members to keep them on the job.
Lawyer Ron easily wins St. Louis Derby (Belleville News-Democrat)
On Saturday night Lawyer Ron did not regain the winning form he possessed early this year.
New lawyer hired to close deal Sticking points slow progress on Lambert-Kay sale (Republican American)
WINSTED -- Developers who want to revitalize a rundown former pet supply factory hired a new lawyer last week in an attempt to close the deal before local officials run out of patience.
Lawyer to face court over perjury accusations (7News via Yahoo!7 News)
Nearly three years after he ran down and killed a cyclist, lawyer Eugene McGee has been ordered to stand trial once again. This time, he and brother Craig have been accused of conspiring to pervert justice.
Attorney Gao Zhisheng's Daughter Escapes From House Arrest (The Epoch Times)
Gao Gege, 13-year-old daughter of renowned human rights attorney Mr. Gao Zhisheng, escaped from the police on the morning of August 26. While riding a bicycle on her way to school, she turned into ...
Ask an attorney: Earning a favorable review is work (Orange County Register)
Q. How can I improve my chances for a favorable employee review? A. "First, understand exactly what you are expected to do. Get written directives from your boss outlining your duties, quotas and goals," says Don D. Sessions, employee rights attorney with Mission Viejo-based Sessions & Kimball LLP.
Police fabricate evidences : Thawatchai's lawyer (The Nation)
A lawyer representing the lieutenant accused of attempting to assassinate the prime minister claims police fabricated evidence against his client.
Sorting through slain attorney's practice a complicated task (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
The law practice of slain attorney Jay BloomBecker will not continue, and another local attorney has been assigned to help BloomBecker's clients retrieve their files and find new counsel.
Supreme court suspends Pelham attorney (The Shelby County Reporter)
Former Alabama gubernatorial candidate and Pelham attorney Irvin Harry Lyon was suspended from practicing law for three months and now faces two years of probation by the Alabama Supreme Court.
Lebedev's lawyer to appeal to Supreme Court (Part 2) (Interfax)
MOSCOW. Aug 28 (Interfax) - Lawyer for former Menatep Group head Platon Lebedev Konstantin Rivkin is to appeal the Moscow City Court chairman's refusal to consider a complaint against his sentence at the court presidium.
Against attorney's advice, Coors pleads guilty to DUI (USA Today)
Beer magnate and former Senate candidate Pete Coors today pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. The charge stemmed from a incident in May. According to both the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News, Coors' attorney had advised against making...
Harper defense attorney says they may be ready for trial on time (WOI-TV Des Moines)
FORT DODGE, Iowa The attorney for a man charged with killing a Fort Dodge woman has asked for more time to prepare the case, but says they may be ready to go to trial on time.
Harper defense attorney says they may be ready for trial on time (WHO-TV 13 Des Moines)
FORT DODGE, Iowa The attorney for a man charged with killing a Fort Dodge woman has asked for more time to prepare the case, but says they may be ready to go to trial on...
Harper's Attorney Says They May Be Ready For Trial On Time (KCCI 8 Des Moines)
The attorney for a man charged with killing a Fort Dodge woman has asked for more time to prepare the case, but says they may be ready to go to trial on time.
County attorney to decide if charges warranted in UM research (ABC 7 El Paso)
MISSOULA The Missoula County attorney will decide if criminal charges are filed against three former employees of the University of Montana. A state legislative...
Victor Garber takes on role of conniving defence lawyer in Justice (Canada.com)
Victor Garber was crucified in New York when he was 24 and went down with the Titanic at 48. Now, he is playing a high-powered defence lawyer in Justice, an American-made drama.
Board can’t bar alleged slapper, lawyer says (The Des Moines Register)
A woman who is charged with slapping a Council Blluffs school board member has the constitutional right to attend school board meetings, her lawyer...
Jones's second sample to be tested this week: lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
The testing of former triple Olympic champion Marion Jones's 'B' sample should take place this week, her lawyer said on Monday.
Karr attorney demands to see 1996 DNA evidence (CTV.ca)
An attorney for JonBenet Ramsey murder suspect John Mark Karr demanded that the state turn over all evidence related to DNA in the 1996 case Monday, just a few hours ahead of Karr's first Colorado court appearance.
Attorney Gao's Wife Threatened, Daughter Agaian Under House Arrest (The Epoch Times)
On the evening of August 27, Attorney Gao Zhisheng's daughter Gege was forced to return back home, less than 48 hours after she escaped from police supervision. A friend of the family's bel...
Jones' lawyer: Test of 'B' sample due this week (ESPN)
The testing of former Olympic champion Marion Jones's "B" sample should take place this week, her lawyer said on Monday.
Victor Garber plays conniving defence lawyer in Justice (Canada.com)
Victor Garber. This week, audiences will see Victor Garber in his latest incarnation, as a big-time defence lawyer on Justice , premiering Wednesday.
CRTC rejects bid by Ottawa lawyer to block access to U.S.-based hate websites (Canada.com)
TORONTO (CP) - Canada's telecommunications regulator has rejected a bid by an Ottawa lawyer to block access to two U.S.-based hate websites that call for the ``violent overthrow'' of the Canadian government and the ``extermination'' of Jews in this country.
Lawyer: Guantanamo's oldest detainee returned to Afghanistan (ABC 7 El Paso)
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico An Afghan man in his 70s who used a walker to get around the Guantanamo Bay lockup has been sent home. His lawyer says the oldest known detainee at the...
Lawyer: Guantanamo's oldest detainee returned to Afghanistan... (KXMA-TV Dickinson)
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) An Afghan man in his 70s who used a walker to get around the Guantanamo Bay lockup has been sent home. His lawyer says the oldest known detainee at the U-S prison for terror suspects was one of five men from Afghanistan transferred out of the prison over the weekend.
County attorney to decide if charges warranted in UM research (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
MISSOULA The Missoula County attorney will decide if criminal charges are filed against three former employees of the University of Montana.
Uganda: Rebel Suspects Have No Case - Kenya Lawyer (AllAfrica.com)
THE lawyer representing 25 Ugandan rebel suspects now under trial in a Kenyan court, says his clients have no case to answer.
Karr not to be charged in Ramsey murder case: attorney (AFP via Yahoo! News)
John Mark Karr, suspected in the 1996 murder of six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, will not be charged in the case, his attorney said.
Lawyer: Guantanamo's oldest detainee returned to Afghanistan (Fort Wayne News Channel 15)
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico An Afghan man in his 70s who used a walker to get around the Guantanamo Bay lockup has been sent home. His lawyer says the oldest known detainee at the...
Defense attorney says prosecutors won't charge Karr in Ramsey slaying (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
BOULDER, Colo. Prosecutors decided not to charge John Mark Karr in the slaying of JonBenet Ramsey, his lawyers said Monday after a TV station reported that the schoolteacher's DNA failed to match genetic material on the 6-year-old girl's body. "The warrant on Mr. Karr has been dropped by the district attorney," public defender Seth Temin said outside the jail. "They are not proceeding with the
Karr not to be charged in Ramsey murder case: attorney (TurkishPress.com)
John Mark Karr, suspected in the 1996 murder of six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, will not be charged in the case, his attorney said. "The warrant on Mr. Karr has been dropped by the district attorney," Karr's lawyer Seth Temin told reporters.
Attorney: State Senator will plead not guilty in borrowing scheme (WREG-TV Memphis)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. An attorney for Democratic state senator Jerry Cooper of Morrison says Cooper will plead not guilty tomorrow to federal charges in a politically linked borrowing scheme.
Karr not to be charged in Ramsey murder case: attorney (AFP via Yahoo! News)
John Mark Karr, suspected in the 1996 murder of six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, will not be charged in the case, his attorney said.
Attorney: Marion Jones' 'B' sample to be tested later this week (USA Today)
Marion Jones' backup "B" drug sample from the U.S. track and field championships is to be tested late this week, her attorney said Monday. The "A" sample from the June 23 test was positive for the banned endurance-enhancer EPO. If the second test is positive, the five-time Olympic medalist could face a minimum two-year ban from the sport.
Marion Jones' lawyer says B sample to be tested later this week (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Marion Jones' backup "B" drug sample from the U.S. track and field championships is to be tested late this week, her lawyer said Monday.
3 Men Submit Samples To Investigators In Lawyer's Death (NBC4 Washington, D.C.)
Three men who lived in the house where a lawyer's body was found on Aug. 2 have volunteered to submit fingerprints and DNA samples to investigators.
Teen guilty of killing prominent lawyer's wife (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A California jury has found a 17-year-old boy guilty of first degree-murder in the killing of the wife of a San Francisco-area lawyer and television legal commentator.
Ruddock vilified Thomas: lawyer (The Australian)
ATTORNEY-General Philip Ruddock had maligned and vilified taxi driver Jack Thomas by holding a media conference where he explained the details of a terror control order against him, Mr Thomas's lawyer Lex Lasry said today.
Teen Scott Dyleski convicted of murdering wife of prominent defense attorney (CourtTV via Yahoo! News)
MARTINEZ, Calif. (Court TV) - A jury found former Boy Scout Scott Dyleski guilty of the first-degree murder of his neighbor Pamela Vitale, the wife of prominent California defense attorney Daniel Horowitz.
Ruddock has vilified Jack Thomas: lawyer (Sydney Morning Herald)
Attorney-General Philip Ruddock had maligned and vilified taxi driver Jack Thomas by holding a media conference in which he explained the details of a terror control order against him, Mr Thomas's lawyer Lex Lasry said.
Teen guilty in death of attorney's wife (AP via Yahoo! News)
A jury on Monday convicted a 17-year-old boy of murder in the bludgeoning death of a prominent defense attorney's wife.
Teen found guilty of murdering prominent defense attorney's wife (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
MARTINEZ, Calif. A San Francisco-area teenager has been convicted of murdering a prominent defense attorney's wife. The prosecution said he may have targeted the wrong...
Teen Found Guilty Of Murdering Prominent Attorney's Wife (News 8 San Diego)
A jury on Monday found a 17-year-old boy guilty of murder in the bludgeoning death of a prominent defense attorney's wife.
High court junks suit seeking disbarment of lawmaker, lawyer (10:38 a.m.) (Sun Star)
MANILA -- The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a disbarment case filed by a provincial journalist against Senator Edgardo Angara and another lawyer in connection with an alleged conspiracy by some members of the opposition to hatch a demolition job against First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo.
Teen found guilty of murdering prominent defense attorney's wife (WIS News 10 Columbia)
(Martinez, CA-AP) August 28, 2006 - A San Francisco-area teenager has been convicted of murdering a prominent defense attorney's wife. The prosecution said he may have targeted the wrong person. The Contra
Teen Found Guilty of Murdering Attorney's Wife (KTLA 5)
A Bay Area jury found a 17-year-old boy guilty of murder in the bludgeoning death of a prominent defense attorney's wife.
Teacher's lawyer seeking dismissal (News-Herald)
The lawyer representing a West Geauga School District teacher awaiting trial on charges involving a student wants the case dismissed.
Suspect will not be appointed a lawyer (Knoxville News Sentinal)
MARYVILLE - A 26-year-old Blount County man accused of shooting a neighbor several times was denied indigent status Monday when he requested a lawyer be appointed to represent him in the case.