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New terror deal won't help Hicks: lawyer (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
The new terror deal struck by US President George W Bush will not ensure a fair trial for David Hicks, his lawyer says.
New terror deal won't help Hicks: lawyer (The Age)
The new terror deal struck by US President George W Bush and three maverick Republican senators would not ensure a fair trial for Australian David Hicks and other accused terrorists, Hicks' US military lawyer Major Michael Mori said.
CA attorney general: No evidence yet to charge Hurd (IT World)
A spokesman from the California attorney general's office Friday said that Attorney General Bill Lockyer at this point does not have any evidence to charge Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) Chief Executive Officer and President Mark Hurd with a criminal offense in the ongoing investigation into HP's probe of journalists and board members.
Youngstown mayor upset about comment by Clarett attorney (OregonLive.com)
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An attorney for former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett riled Mayor Jay Williams when he said wearing bullet-resistant vests is a way of life for people living in Clarett's former neighborhood.
Saddam Hussein’s defense team to boycott genocide trial ‘indefinitely,’ chief lawyer says (IndeOnline.com)
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Saddam Hussein’s defense team will boycott his genocide trial indefinitely, his chief lawyer said Sunday, accusing the judges of violating Iraqi law.
DoJ missing point of 'Nicole' complaint, says lawyer (INQ7.net)
THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) has failed to address the real problem between a Filipina who accused four US Marines of rape and the government prosecutors on her case, according to her private lawyer.
Longtime LJ city attorney retires (The Facts)
LAKE JACKSON — During more than 33 years as city attorney, John Dewey helped outlaw lions, prosecuted a dog and led city officials through sometimes murky legal waters.
Government leaks part of a cover up: Arar lawyer (Hill Times)
Following the 822-page judicial report that cleared Maher Arar, Lorne Waldman, Mr. Arar's lawyer, says government officials deliberately leaked damaging and false information about Mr. Arar in 2002 and 2003 in a sinister attempt to quash growing political pressures for a public inquiry.
Remark by Clarett's lawyer prompts letter (The Youngstown Vindicator)
The mayor said Maurice Clarett alone is responsible for his actions. YOUNGSTOWN — Mayor Jay Williams said Sunday that he'll wait to see if a lawyer for former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett makes any more comments about the city.
Box Butte County Attorney gets help with caseload (Lincoln Journal Star)
ALLIANCE — The Box Butte County attorney is having her caseload lightened with help from area county attorneys. Kathleen Hutchinson said she has been struggling to keep up with her work since her deputy, Steve Elmshauser, resigned in May.
DoJ missing point of 'Nicole' complaint, says lawyer (INQ7.net)
THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DoJ) has failed to address the real problem between a Filipina who accused four US Marines of rape and the government prosecutors on her case, according to her private lawyer.
Box Butte County Attorney gets help with caseload (Sioux City Journal)
ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) -- The Box Butte County attorney is having her caseload lightened with help from area county attorneys. Kathleen Hutchinson said she has been struggling to keep up with her work since her deputy, Steve Elmshauser, resigned in May.
Sanders sworn in as new city attorney (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Tyree Irving conducted the swearing-in ceremony to install Everett T. Sanders as new city attorney for Natchez on Tuesday.
Lawsuit against attorney dismissed (Billings Gazette)
LIVINGSTON - A judge has thrown out a lawsuit accusing former Park County Attorney Tara DePuy of an ethics violation, saying it appeared to be a "personal attack" against her.
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.
Mayor upset about comment by Clarett attorney (WKYC Cleveland)
Mayor upset about comment by Clarett attorney
Civil Rights Lawyer, Milton Henry, Dies at Age 87 (WTOL News 11)
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) - The Reverend Milton Henry, a civil rights lawyer and black separatist who sought to create a provisional government of former slave states, has died of natural causes. He was 87.
U.S. attorney from Worcester gets top award (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
David H. Hennessy, acting chief of the U.S. Attorney's Worcester branch , has been given the Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Service, the Justice Department's highest award.
City will get new top lawyer today (Syracuse.com)
Rory McMahon, a former common councilor, will be sworn in as the city's top lawyer this morning, according to Mayor Matt Driscoll.
Saddam's defense to boycott genocide trial, lawyer says (Tulsa World)
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Saddam Hussein's defense team will boycott his genocide trial indefinitely, his chief lawyer said Sunday, accusing the judges of violating Iraqi law.
Ask an attorney: Small claim? Court may be the answer (Orange County Register)
Ask an attorney: Small claim? Court may be the answer
CAMPAIGN 2006: Attorney General / Poochigian and Brown come out swinging in ads / Each starts out early, trying to (San Francisco Chronicle)
With the election still more than seven weeks away, both major-party candidates for California attorney general have started attacking each other with negative TV ads. Democrat Jerry Brown is portraying his rival, state Sen. Chuck Poochigian, as a...
U.S. Attorney From Worcester Gets Top Award (WLBZ Bangor)
The acting chief of the U.S. Attorney's Worcester branch has been given the Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Service, which is the Justice Department's highest award.
Attorney General's probe targets hospital bigwigs (Crane's Chicago Business)
Former Northwestern Memorial Hospital CEO Gary Mecklenburg and Rush University Medical Center Chief Operating Officer Peter Butler are subjects of an investigation by the Illinois attorney general into their ties to an industry group that's the focus of a separate probe in Connecticut. A ...
Saddam’s lawyer accuses judge of “Iranian links” (Khaleej Times)
AMMAN - The chief lawyer of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein on Monday blasted the new chief judge in the ousted dictator’s genocide trial, Mohammad Al Oraiby, for expelling his client from the courtroom, accusing him of lacking experience and of having “links with Iran.”
Senate expected to confirm new attorney general (phillyburbs.com)
TRENTON, N.J. - A former federal prosecutor who tackled political corruption and international terrorism cases is expected to become New Jersey's new attorney general Monday afternoon.
N.J. Senate expected to confirm attorney general (Asbury Park Press)
A former federal prosecutor who tackled political corruption and international terrorism cases is expected to become New Jersey's attorney general this afternoon. The state Senate is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. to confirm Stuart Rabner, 46, as attorney general. "Stuart Rabner has what it takes to restore New Jersey's moral bearing at a time when we've lost our way,'' said Sen. John Adler,
FOX411: Michael Jackson's Lawyer: More Trials Ahead (Fox News)
Jacko's lawyer; ‘Rush Hour 3’ gets Roman Polanski; Clinton calls.
County to hire public defenders after independent lawyer steps down (The Daily News)
For the first time in its history, Cowlitz County will have a public defender's office by the end of the year, officials said last week. Historically, the county has contracted with independent attorneys to provide legal services to those who can't afford a lawyer.
National Municipal Bond Lawyer Andrew R. Kintzinger Joins Public Finance Practice at Hunton & Williams (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
WASHINGTON----Hunton & Williams LLP today announced that national municipal bond lawyer Andrew R. Kintzinger has joined the firm as Counsel with its public finance practice. Kintzinger, whose practice includes the federal securities and tax laws applicable to municipal bonds, will be based in the firm's District of Columbia office.
Memorial Service to Be Held For Attorney James Beebe (Metropolitan News-Enterprise)
A memorial service celebrating the life of attorney James W. Beebe will be held Sunday, October 1, 2006, at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles.
Youngstown Mayor Upset About Comment By Clarett Attorney (NBC 4 Columbus)
An attorney for former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett riled Mayor Jay Williams when he said wearing bullet-resistant vests is a way of life for people living in Clarett's former neighborhood.
Lawyer goes on trial for genocide (BBC News)
A Rwandan lawyer goes on trial for genocide five years after a witness saw him working at a UN court.
Dyleski Attorney Asks For Lighter Sentence (CBS 5 Bay Area)
In anticipation of a sentencing hearing scheduled for Tuesday, Scott Dyleski’s attorney asked a Contra Costa County Superior Court judge in a memo filed Thursday to grant Dyleski the lightest possible sentence, 25 years to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
Rabner Confirmed as Corzine's Newest Attorney General (KYW News Radio 1060)
The New Jersey state senate has unanimously confirmed the nomination of Stuart Rabner to be the state’s next attorney general.
Senate confirms new attorney general praised as corruption buster (phillyburbs.com)
TRENTON, N.J. - A former federal prosecutor who tackled political corruption and international terrorism cases became New Jersey's new attorney general Monday afternoon.
NEW: Attorney asks for lighter sentence for Dyleski (Inside Bay Area)
MARTINEZ - In anticipation of a sentencing hearing scheduled for Tuesday, Scott Dyleski's attorney asked a Contra Costa County Superior Court judge in a memo filed Thursday to grant
Rabner confirmed as attorney general (Courier-Post)
TRENTON -- A former federal prosecutor who tackled political corruption and international terrorism cases became New Jersey's new attorney general this afternoon.
New City Lawyer (WTVH)
Sep 25, 2006 - The City of Syracuse has a new top lawyer. Former Common Councilor Rory McMahon was sworn in as the city's Corporation Counsel Monday morning.
Cuomo has $2 million left in attorney general campaign account (WRGB)
(Albany, NY - AP) - Democratic candidate for attorney general Andrew Cuomo reports having about 2 million dollars left in his campaign account after a bruising primary fight.
HP Downplays Lawyer's Role in Scandal (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
The boardroom spying scandal at Hewlett-Packard Co. has so far claimed three insiders, including its leak-hunting chairwoman, but a top company lawyer is still on the job despite reports that she was intimately involved in the ill-fated probe.
Attorney Calls Investigation In DeJesus Case A 'Fairytale' (News Channel 5 Cleveland)
The attorney for the owner of a home searched in the Gina DeJesus case says his client's rights were violated when he was unfairly held for four days.
Lawyer for Detainees Speaks on Suicides (ABC News)
Lawyer for Guantanamo Detainees Says Military Trying to Link Him to Suicides
Colorado Attorney General to debate marijuana activist over Amendment 44 (9 News Denver)
DENVER - The debate over Amendment 44 will heat up on Tuesday when Colorado's Attorney General faces off against a local marijuana activist.
Phoenix attorney reported missing (The Arizona Republic)
Phoenix police say a 54-year-old Phoenix man who may have taken a short pleasure flight in a Cessna is missing. Attorney William Westover was last seen at his North Phoenix residence Sunday.
NJ Senate Confirms New Attorney General (WPVI-TV Philadelphia)
A former federal prosecutor who tackled political corruption and international terrorism cases was confirmed as New Jersey's new attorney general Monday afternoon.
Seguin council could choose new attorney (Seguin Gazette-Enterprise)
SEGUIN — The city’s counsel in court battles and day-to-day legal questions will be considered for hire tonight. City Council will vote on a new city attorney during a special called meeting.
AWB lawyer denies ignoring ethics (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
Senior AWB lawyer Jessica Lyons has told the oil-for-food inquiry she did not put her legal ethics aside to work out how to circumvent UN sanctions.
AWB lawyer denies ignoring ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Senior AWB lawyer Jessica Lyons has told the oil-for-food inquiry she did not put her legal ethics aside to work out how to circumvent UN sanctions. The Iraqi Grains Board wanted $US2.2 million as compensation for alleged wheat contamination.
Phoenix PD says attorney is missing (KTVK Phoenix)
PHOENIX (AP) -- Phoenix police say a 54-year-old Phoenix man is missing. Attorney William Westover was last seen at his North Phoenix residence yesterday.