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Fort Myers attorney who ran for circuit court judge dies (WPMI 15)
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A Fort Myers attorney who lost a bid for circuit court judge is dead after a battle with Melanoma. Family members say Steve Holmes died at home about five a-m yesterday. He was 47.
Civil rights attorney DeAnda dies at 81 (The Monterey County Herald)
Civil rights attorney James DeAnda, a co-founder of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, died Thursday, according to the University of Texas School of Law. He was 81.
U.S. Attorney General Asks HP for Info (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Hewlett-Packard Inc. said Monday it has recently been "informally contacted" by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California concerning the processes used in an investigation into possible sources of press leaks of confidential company information.
U.S. Attorney General Asks HP for Info (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Hewlett-Packard Inc. said Monday it has recently been "informally contacted" by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California concerning the processes used in an investigation into possible sources of press leaks of confidential company information.
U.S. attorney general asks HP for info (Sharewatch)
The Palo Alto, Calif.-based maker of computers and printers said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it is cooperating fully with this inquiry, along with that from the California State Attorney General\'s office, which requested similar information.
U.S. attorney general asks HP for info (AP via Yahoo! News)
Hewlett-Packard Inc. said Monday it has recently been "informally contacted" by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California concerning the processes used in an investigation into possible sources of press leaks of confidential company information.
U.S. attorney general asks HP for info (Sharewatch)
The Palo Alto, Calif.-based maker of computers and printers said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it is cooperating fully with this inquiry, along with that from the California State Attorney General\'s office, which requested similar information.
U.S. Attorney's Office asks Hewlett-Packard for info on probe into press leaks (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
NEW YORK Hewlett-Packard Inc. said today it has been "informally contacted'' by the U.S. Attorney's Office concerning a company investigation into press leaks of confidential information. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based maker of computers and printers said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it is cooperating fully with the inquiry by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern
Eisenberger also made mistakes in 2003 election: Di Ianni's lawyer (Hamilton Spectator)
The lawyer who represented Mayor Larry Di Ianni during the probe into his campaign donations says challenger Fred Eisenberger had many similar mistakes on his 2003 financial return.
Strongarming a lawyer (The Lawyer)
Tulkinghorn likes a lawyer whos up for a challenge. But every man should know his limits, as Tony Edwards, managing partner of South East player Thomas Eggar, made clear over lunch recently. ...
U.S. Attorney Probes HP Press Leak Case (ABC News)
U.S. Attorney's Office Asks HP for Info on Probe Into Press Leaks As Board Ponders Dunn's Fate
U.S. Attorney Probes HP Press Leak Case (San Francisco Chronicle)
Hewlett-Packard Inc. said Monday it has been "informally contacted" by the U.S. Attorney's Office concerning a company investigation into press leaks of confidential information. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based maker of computers and printers said in a...
HP contacted by U.S. attorney in leak probe (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Hewlett-Packard Co. has been contacted by the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California regarding the company's probe into media leaks, the company said in a regulatory filing made on Monday.
U.S. Attorney probes HP press leak case (AP via Yahoo! News)
Hewlett-Packard Inc. said Monday it has been "informally contacted" by the U.S. Attorney's Office concerning a company investigation into press leaks of confidential information.
Gatlin arbitration hearing unlikely this year: lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Justin Gatlin's lawyer said on Monday she did not expect the Olympic champion's arbitration hearing on doping charges to be held this year.
Defense attorney wants to bring handwriting expert to court (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
ALBUQUERQUE An attorney for former state Treasurer Robert Vigil plans to call in a handwriting expert in an effort to undermine the authenticity of several documents...
Suspected terrorists held on security certificates denied religious rights; lawyer (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
TORONTO (CP) - Three suspected terrorists detained on controversial national security certificates are being denied their religious rights, a lawyer for one of the men said Monday.
Jailed lawyer holds key to Halvagis case (The Age)
A former high-profile lawyer and convicted drug trafficker, Andrew Fraser, has provided breakthrough evidence that led to a man being charged with the murder of Mersina Halvagis, who was stabbed to death at Fawkner Cemetery nine years ago. -
Punish terrorists, but not with flawed Anti-Terror Act: Khawaja lawyer (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
OTTAWA (CP) - Terrorists should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, says the lawyer for terror suspect Momin Khawaja, but not under the "mockery of parliamentary legislation" that is the Anti-Terrorism Act.
Gatlin Lawyer: Hearing Next Year (Sporting Life via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Sport)
Justin Gatlin's lawyer does not expect his hearing into drug charges to be held until next year.
HP Contacted by U.S. Attorney in Leak Probe (eWeek)
Hewlett-Packard has been contacted by the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California regarding the company's probe into media leaks, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Toft accuser confronts attorney general on N.B. campaign trail (CBC New Brunswick)
A former resident of the notorious Kingsclear training centre confronted New Brunswick's attorney general on the campaign trail Monday morning, accusing him of thwarting a private prosecution of former guard Karl Toft.
HP Contacted By U.S. Attorney In Press Leak Probe (InformationWeek)
The company's legal woes continue to grow as a U.S. Attorney requests information about some of HP's recent tactics.
Lawyer Wants No Jail Time for Noe on Illegal Bush Donations (WTOL News 11)
TOLEDO (AP) - A Republican fundraiser who admitted to illegally donating $45,000 to President Bush's re-election campaign should be sentenced to community service instead of prison time, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Lawyer says Merck lost sight of truth (AP via Yahoo! News)
Drug maker Merck & Co. lost sight of the truth and patient safety in its zeal to promote blockbuster painkiller Vioxx, a lawyer for a man who blames his 2003 heart attack on the drug told a jury Monday.
Lawyer Says Merck Lost Sight of Truth (WJLA-TV Washington D.C.)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drug maker Merck & Co. lost sight of the truth and patient safety in its zeal to promote blockbuster painkiller Vioxx, a lawyer for a man who blames his 2003 heart attack on the drug told a jury Monday.John Boundas made the accusation in the opening statement for Robert Garry Smith, whose case is the third federal trial of a Vioxx-related lawsuit against Merck.
Politics : Races : Attorney General (Los Angeles Times)
`Supermob' alleges he was linked to attorney Sidney Korshak in the '70s. A campaign aide to the ex-governor denies any such connection. The GOP candidate for attorney general plans to focus on his famous foe's record as governor, mayor and radio host.
Landis attorney seeks dismissal of doping case (USA Today)
The attorney for Tour de France winner Floyd Landis submitted a motion to dismiss doping charges against the cyclist Monday, claiming Landis' positive testosterone tests were flawed and did not meet standards set by the World Anti-Doping Agency for a doping offense.
Mobile attorney switches parties, gets judgeship (WTVM 9)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. Mobile attorney Robert Smith has found success by switching parties. He ran unsuccessfully for the state Supreme Court in 2004 as a Democrat.
Media lawyer objects to closed hearing in terrorism case (WTVM 9)
ATLANTA A lawyer for several news organizations objected today to the government and defense lawyers in a terrorism case holding a closed pretrial hearing.
Landis lawyer says tests flawed, wants doping charges dismissed (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
(AP) - The lawyer for Floyd Landis asked Monday that doping charges be dismissed, hinting for the first time at the Tour de France winner's official defence: that his positive testosterone tests were flawed and did not meet World Anti-Doping Agency standards.
Landis attorney wants charges dropped (Austin American-Statesman)
Attorney disputes accuracy of drug tests.
Lawyer pins hopes on counting machines (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
An election lawyer on Tuesday said that an appeal he filed before the Supreme Court allowing the testing of automated counting machines (ACMs) should not be considered over pending an investigation by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Lawyer for cyclist Floyd Landis seeks dismissal of doping case (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
(AP) - The lawyer for Tour de France winner Floyd Landis submitted a motion to dismiss doping charges against the cyclist Monday, claiming Landis' positive testosterone tests were flawed and did not meet standards set by the World Anti-Doping Agency for a doping offence.
Landis attorney wants doping charges dropped (KCTV 5 Kansas City)
UNDATED The attorney for Floyd Landis has asked the U-S Anti-Doping Agency to dismiss doping charges levied against his client. The move is the first hint that the Tour...
Independent lawyer named to prosecute case against Tasichs (The Providence Journal)
SOUTH KINGSTOWN -- In a meeting rife with barbs, the Town Council last night selected an independent lawyer to prosecute criminal charges against one of their own, Paul Tasich. The vote was 4 to 0, with Tashich recusing himself.
Landis Attorney Asks For Doping Charge Dismissal (CBS 2 New York)
The attorney for Floyd Landis asked Monday that doping charges be dismissed, hinting for the first time at the Tour de France winner's official defense: that his positive testosterone tests were flawed and did not meet World Anti-Doping Agency standards.
Former lawyer and mayoral candidate pleads to felony (The Houma Courier)
MONROE, La. - Former lawyer and Monroe mayoral candidate Matthew Courtman pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft for taking money belonging to a client on Monday.
Former lawyer and mayoral candidate pleads to felony (The Daily Comet)
Former lawyer and Monroe mayoral candidate Matthew Courtman pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft for taking money belonging to a client on Monday.
Lawyer lived life as winner (St. Petersburg Times)
John Frazer is remembered as a father, a lawyer, and a coach whose teams earned ribbons, trophies and a trip to the Little League World Series.
Feds: Lawyer in Fumo case has conflict (Philadelphia Daily News)
A federal prosecutor claims that a lawyer representing one of two men accused of obstruction of justice in a probe of state Sen. Vincent Fumo also represents a person who is likely to be called as a government witness.
Paul Rappaport, 72, lawyer, Howard County police chief (Baltimore Sun)
Paul H. Rappaport, a lawyer and former Howard County police chief who ran unsuccessfully as a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, Maryland attorney general, and U.S. Senate, died of cancer Sunday at Mercy Medical Center. The Ellicott City resident was 72.
Former lawyer and mayoral candidate pleads to felony (KPLC)
MONROE, La. Former lawyer and Monroe mayoral candidate Matthew Courtman has pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft for taking money belonging to a client.
Landis attorney wants doping charges dismissed (phillyburbs.com)
The attorney for Floyd Landis is questioning the accuracy of the positive testosterone tests attributed to the Tour de France winner and asking that doping charges be dismissed.
Civil-rights lawyer dies after her car plunges off slope (Orange County Register)
LOS ANGELES – Melanie Lomax, a fiery civil-rights lawyer and former Police Commission president, died after her car plunged off a steep slope near her home, police said Monday.
Former mayor says he won't be Melton's lawyer in insurance case (The Clarion-Ledger)
Dale Danks, former Jackson mayor and lawyer, has withdrawn his representation of current Jackson Mayor Frank Melton in a lawsuit involving Melton's insurance company, according to federal court records.
Congress, FBI and U.S. Attorney Ask HP for Records (Fox News)
FBI, U.S. Attorney for Northern California and House Energy and Commerce Committee join scandal around Board of Directors, HP's Chairwoman Patricia Dunn seems likely to resign
Landis attorney wants doping charges dismissed (The Olympian)
The attorney for Floyd Landis asked Monday that doping charges be dismissed, hinting for the first time at the Tour de France winner's official defense: that his positive testosterone tests were flawed and did not meet World Anti-Doping Agency standards.
Landis' Attorney Wants Doping Charges Dismissed (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
The attorney for Floyd Landis is questioning the accuracy of the positive testosterone tests attributed to the Tour de France winning Murrieta native.
Landis' Attorney Wants Doping Charges Dismissed (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
The attorney for Floyd Landis is questioning the accuracy of the positive testosterone tests attributed to the Tour de France winning Murrieta native.