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Teen found guilty of murdering prominent defense attorney's wife (WIVB Buffalo)
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 person.
Teen found guilty of murdering prominent defense attorney's wife (WLBT 3)
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 person.
Teen found guilty of murdering prominent defense attorney's wife (KLAS)
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 person.
New Assistant Attorney General To Help Washington Combat Fraud (Insurance Journal)
Washington's Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) said that the State Attorney General's Office has assigned a full-time assistant attorney general, Susan R. DanPullo, to assist the agency in co
Teen found guilty of murdering prominent attorney's wife (The Daily Comet)
A jury on Monday found a 17-year-old boy guilty of murder in the bludgeoning death of a prominent defense attorney's wife.
Teen found guilty of murdering prominent attorney's wife (The San Francisco Examiner)
MARTINEZ, Calif. - A jury on Monday found a 17-year-old boy guilty of murder in the bludgeoning death of a prominent defense attorney's wife.
Sheriff asks to work with another attorney (St. Petersburg Times)
He says Assistant County Attorney Michele Lieberman didn't include him in a matter about emergency management.
Landlord of Store That Burned Is Distraught, His Lawyer Says (New York Times)
David Gold, one of the owners of the Bronx building that erupted in flames on Sunday, was devastated that two city firefighters were killed battling the blaze, his lawyer said yesterday.
Lawyer plans to surrender in sex case (Kansas City Star)
A Mission Hills lawyer plans to surrender to federal authorities as early as today to await sentencing for attempting to entice a child to have sex.
Lawyer faces theft charges Daniel L. McCaughan of West Chester is known for his flamboyance and for representing drug (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Prosecutors say a flamboyant West Chester lawyer known for quoting Shakespeare and representing drug defendants sank into his clients' world.
Lawyer: Guantanamo's oldest detainee returned to Afghanistan (WPMI 15)
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.
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Arrives in Baghdad (Fox News)
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, a key architect of U.S. policy on the treatment of prisoners and the rule of law in Iraq, arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday.
Barnes & Noble Gets U.S. Attorney Subpoena on Stock Options (Bloomberg.com)
Aug. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Barnes & Noble Inc., the biggest U.S. bookstore chain, said it's received a subpoena from a U.S. attorney regarding the company's stock-options practices.
We don't know lawyer in VCD : Thawatchai's family (The Nation)
The family of the lone suspect in the assassination attempt said on Tuesday they did not know the lawyer whom the police claimed to represent the suspect in the VCD recorded during the police interview.
U.S. attorney general arrives in Baghdad (AP via Yahoo! News)
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, a key architect of U.S. policy on the treatment of prisoners and the rule of law in Iraq, arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday.
RCMP lawyer says O'Neill investigation done in 'good faith' (Vancouver Province)
OTTAWA - The RCMP acted in good faith when it sought and executed search warrants against Ottawa Citizen reporter Juliet O'Neill in January 2004, a lawyer for the Crown argued Monday.
Milgaard lawyer says Justice Department slow to reopen case (Vancouver Province)
SASKATOON - David Milgaard's former lawyer still thinks the federal Justice Department took too long to reopen Milgaard's 1970 murder conviction.
Role of attorney general debated (Baltimore Sun)
Gansler sees job as bay protector, Simms as 'moral guide' Montgomery County State's Attorney Douglas F. Gansler and former Baltimore State's Attorney Stuart O. Simms highlighted differences and sharpened campaign themes last night in their first encounter since the Maryland Court of Appeals made the Democratic race for attorney general a two-person contest.
Man charged with killing Live Oak attorney in court (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
A disabled 46-year-old Santa Cruz man walked a mile from his mobile home to the office of his former attorney three times on June 14 before finding the lawyer at work in his office, according to testimony presented in the murder case against Angus Macintyre.
Attorney General arrives in Baghdad (The Toledo Blade)
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, a key architect of U.S. policy on the treatment of prisoners and the rule of law in Iraq, arrived in Baghdad today.
Lawyer halts release of Lamar police audit (The Pueblo Chieftain)
LAMAR - A lawyer for the chief of police and his second-in-command on Monday halted city council's decision to go public with an audit of the police department. At a city council meeting Monday, Mayor Nelva Heath announced that a meeting scheduled for today to discuss an audit of operations at the police department was canceled because the lawyer for Police Chief Rick Copess and Capt. Gene
RCMP lawyer says O'Neill investigation done in 'good faith' (Canada.com)
xOTTAWA - The RCMP acted in good faith when it sought and executed search warrants against Ottawa Citizen reporter Juliet O'Neill in January 2004, a lawyer for the Crown argued Monday.
Milgaard lawyer says Justice Department slow to reopen case (Canada.com)
SASKATOON - David Milgaard's former lawyer still thinks the federal Justice Department took too long to reopen Milgaard's 1970 murder conviction.
US attorney general discusses interrogation tactics in Iraq (AFP via Yahoo! News)
US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales met Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Barham Saleh and discussed the tactics used by Iraqi security forces to combat a wave of violence, including torture.
Navy charges lawyer in secrets case (AP via Yahoo! News)
A Navy lawyer has been charged with copying and transmitting secret information about Guantanamo Bay detainees to an unauthorized person.
US Navy Lawyer 'Leaked Terror Camp Secrets' (Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
A US Navy lawyer has been charged with leaking secret information about Guantanamo Bay detainees. Lt Cmdr Matthew Diaz was stationed for six months at the American-run camp for terror suspects in Cuba.
Navy lawyer allegedly spilled Guantánamo secrets (Miami Herald)
By LARRY O'DELL Associated Press Writer A Navy lawyer has been charged with copying and transmitting secret information about Guantánamo Bay detainees to an unauthorized person.
Lawyer Says Lobbyist Abramoff Pleading Guilty (KXAN 36 Austin)
Miami -- His lawyer says Jack Abramoff, a close associate of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, is pleading guilty to federal charges in a Florida fraud case.
Lawyer: Morgan wants group punished (The News & Observer)
Defeated state Rep. Richard Morgan wants a political group that he says campaigned against him to be cited for violating state law, Morgan's lawyer told the state elections board today.
Lawyer: Morgan wants group punished, not election overturned (Fayetteville Observer)
Defeated state Rep. Richard Morgan doesn't hope to reverse the outcome of his primary race, but he does want a political group that he says campaigned against him to be cited for violating state law, Morgan's lawyer told the state elections board Tuesday.
That's my lawyer (US News & World Report)
You expect your lawyer to represent you zealously, protect your confidentiality and loyally defend you. So what if your lawyer also represents a close competitor?
Perez tosses support to Simms for attorney general (Gazette.Net)
Ousted attorney general candidate Thomas E. Perez called on supporters not to express their support for him by casting votes election officials will not count.
Perez Backs Simms In Md. Attorney General Race (NBC4 Washington, D.C.)
Montgomery County Councilman Tom Perez says he'll back Stuart Simms for attorney general following the decision by Maryland's highest court that Perez can't seek the Democratic nomination.
US military lawyer accused of Guantanamo inmate names leak (AFP via Yahoo! News)
A US Navy lawyer has been accused of leaking documents with the names of Guantanamo detainees to a non-governmental organization, the Navy confirmed.
Star lawyer's wife killed by the boy next door (Times Online)
A QUIET and introverted US teenager was convicted yesterday for murdering and mutilating the wife of a prominent Californian lawyer, in a case police first believed was linked to organised crime.
Navy lawyer charged with transmitting secret information (WRIC 8)
NORFOLK, Va. A hearing will likely be held in Norfolk for a Navy lawyer charged with copying and transmitting secret information about Guantanamo Bay detainees to an unauthorized person.
Gangster in 'drug lawyer' case killed (The Scotsman)
A NOTORIOUS gangster linked to a drug-smuggling woman lawyer was killed in broad daylight when he was mown down by a car then assaulted.
Report criticizes Death Row lawyer's handling of state office, taxpayer money (Sun-Sentinel)
TALLAHASSEE -- State investigators late Tuesday issued a scathing report on how South Florida's top appellate lawyer for Death Row inmates handles his state office and taxpayer dollars.
City Attorney: Kroll Did Not Meet Obligations (KGTV TheSanDiegoChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
City Attorney Michael Aguirre cautioned the City Council Tuesday against hastily adopting reforms recommended by consultants in a recently completed, $20 million investigation into San Diego's finances.
Judge's Attorney Says His Client Did Nothing Illegal (WTVM 9)
Rather saying what Judge Haywood Turner did do, his attorney took the opposite approach. "I can better say it by what he didn't do, and that is point a pistol at anybody to begin with," said Mark Shelnutt.
Attorney Complains Of Jail Conditions For 'Black Widow' Suspect (NBC 4 Los Angeles)
The attorney for Helen Golay, one of two women accused in the hit-and-run deaths of two homeless men in an alleged insurance scam, says her no-bail jail stay conditions are "deplorable."
Navy charges lawyer in secrets case (AP via Yahoo! News)
A Navy lawyer has been charged with copying and transmitting secret information about Guantanamo Bay detainees to an unauthorized person.
Leader of Aryan Brotherhood Deserves to Live, Lawyer Says (New York Times)
SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 29 Barry B. Mills is not the vicious killer portrayed by prosecutors but is living out his federal prison term in a quiet, exemplary manner, his lawyer told jurors on Tuesday in a quest to spare Mr. Mills, a leader of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang, from execution.
Teen found guilty of murdering prominent defense attorney's wife (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
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 person.
City Attorney: Kroll Did Not Meet Obligations (10 News San Diego)
City Attorney Michael Aguirre cautions the City Council against hastily adopting reforms recommended by consultants in a recently completed, $20 million investigation into San Diego's finances.
District Attorney Drops Charges In Bayview Double-Murder (KRXI-TV Reno)
A man arrested and charged by police in a double homicide Sunday night in the Bayview District will not be tried in court, according to district attorney's office spokeswoman Debbie Mesloh.
LAWYER POCKETS £35K A WEEK (Daily Record)
A SCOT has emerged as the UK's highest paid corporate lawyer - coining in nearly £35,000 a week. Alastair Dickson, who heads Edinburgh firm Dickson Minto, earned £1.8million last year.
Teen found guilty of murdering prominent defense attorney's wife (WREG-TV Memphis)
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 person.
City lawyer Snyder dies (The Charleston Gazette)
Harry Lambright “Jack” Snyder, a longtime Charleston lawyer and civic figure, died Sunday after a long illness. He was 78. Snyder was a member of the Legislature in the 1950s and served on City Council.
County attorney seeks rehearing of Bible case (Houston Chronicle)
The Harris County Attorney's Office asked Tuesday that the entire 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals review a three-judge panel's ruling prohibiting the display of a Bible in front of the old Civil Courts Building.