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D.C. Police Seize Electronics From Home Where Lawyer Was Killed (Law.com)
Police have seized computers and other electronics from the Dupont Circle home in Northwest Washington where lawyer Robert Wone was stabbed to death Aug. 2, according to an affidavit in a search warrant for the house that was recently made public.
I'm the dad: Anna Nicole's lawyer (Sydney Morning Herald)
Weeks after the death of her 20-year-old son, the former playmate's lawyer says he is the father of her baby girl.
Anna Nicole's Lawyer: The Baby's Mine (E! Online via Yahoo! News)
Anna Nicole Smith's longtime lawyer and confidante, Howard K. Stern, said on Larry King Live Tuesday night that he is the "proud father" of Smith's newborn daughter, calling her the one "ray of hope" in their lives since the sudden death Sept. 10 of the TrimSpa spokeswoman's son, Daniel.
Anna's Lawyer: I'm the Dad (E! Online)
Okay. Anna Nicole Smith's longtime lawyer and confidante, Howard K. Stern, said on "Larry King Live" Tuesday night that he is the "proud father" of Smith's newborn daughter, calling her the one "ray of hope" in their lives since the sudden death Sept. 10 of the TrimSpa spokeswoman's son, Daniel. They have since named their baby girl Dannie Lynn Hope, Stern told King via a video feed. "Right
Smith's Lawyer Says He's Baby's Father (ABC News)
Lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith Reveals That He Is the Father of Her Newborn Daughter
Anna's Lawyer: I'm the Dad (E! Online)
Okay. Anna Nicole Smith's longtime lawyer and confidante, Howard K. Stern, said on "Larry King Live" Tuesday night that he is the "proud father" of Smith's newborn daughter, calling her the one "ray of hope" in their lives since the sudden death Sept. 10 of the TrimSpa spokeswoman's son, Daniel. They have since named their baby girl Dannie Lynn Hope, Stern told King via a video feed. "Right
Smith's lawyer says he's baby's father (USA Today)
A lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith said Tuesday that he was the father of the reality TV star's newborn girl, who has been the couple's one "ray of hope" as they have grieved the death of her 20-year-old son in the Bahamas.
Smith's lawyer says he's baby's father (USA Today)
A lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith said Tuesday that he was the father of the reality TV star's newborn girl, who has been the couple's one "ray of hope" as they have grieved the death of her 20-year-old son in the Bahamas.
I'm the dad: Anna Nicole's lawyer (Sydney Morning Herald)
"Our baby is the one ray of hope" ... Anna Nicole Smith and lawyer Howard Stern Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta A lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith says he is the father of her newborn girl, who has been their one "ray of hope" as they grieve the death of the reality TV star's 20-year-old son in the Bahamas.
Anna Nicole's Lawyer: He Is Father Of Her Baby (Local6.com Central Florida)
Howard K. Stern, a lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith, said Tuesday that he is the father of the reality television star's newborn girl.
Lawyer pleas guilty to child sex charges (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
Sydney lawyer, Michael John Poynder, has pleaded guilty to trying to procure children for sex through a phone chat service.
Hamm seeks to bar attorney's testimony (Herald & Review)
CLINTON - The attorney for a Clinton mother accused of drowning her three children argued Monday that the woman's rights would be violated if a Champaign psychologist is allowed to testify for the state at her upcoming murder trial.
Attorney contests ‘legal muzzle’ (2theadvocate.com)
LAFAYETTE — A judge’s order that Councilman Chris Williams not “threaten or intimidate” any councilmen or city-parish employees as a condition of his probation is “nothing but a legal muzzle” to keep Williams from properly representing his constituents, Williams’ attorney said Tuesday.
British lawyer says US threatened him with Guantanamo internment (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Clive Stafford-Smith, a British lawyer who represents detainees at the US Guantanamo Bay naval base, said in a newspaper interview that he was threatened with internment there.
Judge rules state attorney investigation to stay in county (Daytona Beach News-Journal)
PALM COAST -- A judge denied State Attorney Harry Shorstein's request to move an investigation of State Attorney John Tanner to his turf. Circuit Judge Kim C. Hammond rejected Shorstein's request at a hearing Friday afternoon.
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.
Attorney: I'm Anna Nicole's baby's daddy (CNN.com)
An attorney representing former Playboy Playmate and reality television star Anna Nicole Smith said Tuesday he is the father of her daughter, born earlier this month in the Bahamas.
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.
IW hires former Hampton city attorney (Daily Press)
A. Paul Burton, the longtime city attorney for Hampton, was appointed Isle of Wight's interim county attorney.
Smith's lawyer says he's baby's father (AP via Yahoo! News)
A lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith said Tuesday that he was the father of the reality TV star's newborn girl, who has been the couple's one "ray of hope" as they have grieved the death of her 20-year-old son in the Bahamas.
Smith's Lawyer Says He's Baby's Father (ABC News)
Lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith Reveals That He Is the Father of Her Newborn Daughter
Israeli court to free Palestinian deputy PM: lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
An Israeli military court on Wednesday ordered the release of Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister Naser al-Shaer, a top Hamas official, after more than a month in detention, his lawyer said.
Israel releases Palestinian deputy PM: lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
An Israeli military court on Wednesday released Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister Naser al-Shaer, a top Hamas official, after more than a month in detention, his lawyer said.
Israeli court orders release of Hamas leader, lawyer says (International Herald Tribune)
An Israeli military court on Wednesday ordered the release of the Palestinian deputy prime minister, the highest ranking Hamas official rounded up in an Israeli crackdown against the militant group, his lawyer said.
Lawyer: I fathered Anna's baby (Chicago Sun-Times)
Anna Nicole Smith's friend and lawyer Howard K. Stern, in his first TV interview since the death of his client's son, revealed Tuesday night that he believes he fathered Smith's newborn daughter.
Lawyer accused of stealing millions from elderly client (Boston Globe)
A retired Torrington lawyer has been arrested on charges of stealing millions of dollars from an elderly client.
Brian Street Gets New Attorney (WHO-TV 13 Des Moines)
--Brian Street is now on his third defense attorney, as he faces child pornography charges. Street has lost two other defense attorneys and now a judge has appointed Chad Primmer of Council Bluffs to defend him.
Ex-Comverse CEO in custody: U.S. Attorney (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former chief executive of Comverse Technology Inc. , Jacob "Kobi" Alexander, was taken into custody in the African nation of Namibia on Wednesday, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's office said.
Falk to Face Von Hollen in Attorney General Race on Nov. 7 (Iowa Farmer)
The most closely watched statewide race on Primary Election Day was that for attorney general. It didn't take long before results coming in from areas other than Dane County foretold the conclusion: Peg Lautenschlager was the first incumbent attorney general to be defeated in a primary since 1948.
Ex-Comverse CEO in custody: U.S. Attorney (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
The former chief executive of Comverse Technology Inc. , Jacob "Kobi" Alexander, was arrested in Namibia on Wednesday after an international manhunt, the U.S. Attorney's office said.
Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer says he's the father (Entertainment Weekly)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer for former Playboy centerfold Anna Nicole Smith said on Tuesday he was the father of her newborn daughter. Smith gave birth in the Bahamas on September 7 and three days later her 20-year-old son Daniel died of unknown causes in her hospital room.
Summers to retire as attorney general (Fayette County Review)
Tennessee Attorney General and Somerville native Paul G. Summers announced last week that he will not seek a second eight-year term in office. He reported that he will join the Nashville law firm of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis in full capacity on Oct. 2.
Attorney says Smith's baby is his (UPI)
ATLANTA, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Attorney Howard K. Stern says there is "no doubt" he is the father of the daughter born to his client, Anna Nicole Smith.
Smith's lawyer says he's baby's father (AP via Yahoo! News)
A lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith said Tuesday that he was the father of the reality TV star's newborn girl, who has been the couple's one "ray of hope" as they have grieved the death of her 20-year-old son in the Bahamas.
Attorney: Women Drop Lawsuit Against Priest (WPLG Click10.com via Yahoo! News)
The attorney representing a priest accused of molesting two women when they were minors said the women have decided to abandon their lawsuit against the priest.
Smith's Lawyer Says He's Baby's Father (ABC News)
Lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith Reveals That He Is the Father of Her Newborn Daughter
City to appoint extra attorney (Ashland Daily Tidings)
A new attorney will help the City of Ashland address issues surrounding the expansion of Mt. Ashland Ski and Snowboard Park.
Attorney General Myers settles with Providence for data breach (Coos Bay World Link)
PORTLAND (AP) - Providence Health System and state Attorney General Hardy Myers filed a settlement agreement Tuesday over a data breach at the health system.
Anna Nicole Smith's longtime attorney says he's the father of her baby (Reality TV World)
Attorney Howard K. Stern says there is "no doubt" he is the father of the daughter born to his client, Anna Nicole Smith. Stern told CNN's "Larry King Live" Tuesday that he has been in a relationship with the former Playboy Playmate "for a very long time" and they plan to get married.
HP Spy Scandal Ensnares Powerful Lawyer (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Larry Sonsini isn't a high-tech visionary, but the veteran lawyer is one of Silicon Valley's most influential figures. So when he assured Hewlett-Packard executives about the legality of their boardroom spying probe, the opinion must have carried considerable weight.
HP Spy Scandal Ensnares Powerful Lawyer (KiplingerForecasts.com)
(AP) SAN JOSE, Calif. Larry Sonsini isn't a high-tech visionary, but the veteran lawyer is one of Silicon Valley's most influential figures. So when he assured Hewlett-Packard executives about the legality of their boardroom spying probe, the opinion must have carried considerable weight.
Republican Attorney General candidate takes questions from Miami lawyers... (Miami Herald)
Republican Attorney General candidate takes questions from Miami lawyers Reversing course, Republican Attorney General candidate Bill McCollum answered questions Wednesday from the audience at a Dade County Bar Association luncheon alongside rival Democrat Walter ''Skip'' Campbell.
L.A. attorney picks up another lawsuit against Castle & Cooke (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
A Los Angeles attorney filed an amended lawsuit against Castle and Cooke Wednesday. The attorney’s newest client, Aimee McNew, 21, claimed battery and sexual battery against a chef who works at Seven Oaks Country Club.
Pirro to remain in Attorney General race (WHEC-TV-10)
Jeanine Pirro says she's still in the race for New York Attorney General, despite the fact that federal prosecutors claim she might have broken the law while trying to figure out if her husband was having an affair.
Judge says Hartsville attorney will remain in custody (Florence Morning News)
DARLINGTON — Hartsville attorney Harriet Wilmeth has been ordered to remain in jail on a civil contempt charge by Circuit Court Judge Michael Baxley.
Republican Attorney General candidate fields questions from Miami lawyers... (Miami Herald)
Republican Attorney General candidate fields questions from Miami lawyers Reversing course, Republican Attorney General candidate Bill McCollum answered questions Wednesday from the audience at a Dade County Bar Association luncheon alongside rival Democrat Walter ''Skip'' Campbell.
Attorney Steve Goodell: 'This is a good victory for the township. It supports our zoning and our Master Plan.' (Princeton Packet)
Attorney Steve Goodell: 'This is a good victory for the township. It supports our zoning and our Master Plan.'
American Savings Bank hires high-profile attorney (KHNL News 8 Honolulu)
HONOLULU A high-profile attorney from the East Coast has been hired by American Savings Bank as the Honolulu-based financial institution faces a federal investigation.
Hinckley debate highlights differences between district attorney candidates (The Daily Utah Chronicle)
The three candidates vying to fill the seat of Salt Lake district attorney are as diverse ideologically as they are professionally. A debate among the candidates-a Democrat and chief criminal prosecutor, a Libertarian defense attorney and a Republican civil prosecutor-was held at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on Tuesday.
Attorney May Sue State Courts Over Advertising Limits (The New York Sun)
A leading First Amendment attorney plans to sue the state court system if it approves new rules that severely limit attorney advertising. The rules, which leaders of the state courts proposed in June, are intended to put an end to misleading and aggressive attorney advertisements. Some of the proposed rules — such as one that forbids attorneys from soliciting plaintiffs immediately after