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Karr hires new lawyer in child porn case (WLBT 3)
SAN FRANCISCO John Karr is asking a new lawyer to represent him on child porn charges in California.
Karr hires new lawyer in child porn case (ABC 7 El Paso)
SAN FRANCISCO John Karr is asking a new lawyer to represent him on child porn charges in California. San Francisco attorney Robert Amparan (am-pahr-AHN') is set to...
Lawyer: Japan Web Entrepreneur Confident (WJLA-TV Washington D.C.)
TOKYO (AP) - Former Japanese Internet entrepreneur Takafumi Horie and his defense team are confident Japan's courts will clear him of securities laws violation charges, a lawyer of the team said Sunday.Horie, 33, founder and former president of Internet startup Livedoor Co., is suspected of falsifying earnings data to inflate stock prices and other securities laws violations.
Karr hires new lawyer in child porn case (Fort Wayne News Channel 15)
SAN FRANCISCO John Karr is asking a new lawyer to represent him on child porn charges in California. San Francisco attorney Robert Amparan (am-pahr-AHN') is set to...
Former Japanese Internet star ready to rebuff charges, defense lawyer says ahead of trial (Sydney Morning Herald)
Former Japanese Internet entrepreneur Takafumi Horie and his defense team are confident he will be cleared of securities laws violation charges, one lawyer said Sunday, a day before the trial is due to begin at a Tokyo court. -
Mortgage fraud scheme gets Greenville lawyer a prison sentence (WIS News 10 Columbia)
(Columbia) September 1, 2006 - Last March, a Greenville lawyer admitted he sent false loan documents to residential mortgage lenders in the Upstate. Now Alex J. Newton has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison.
Karr hires new lawyer in child porn case (WALB News 10)
SAN FRANCISCO John Karr is asking a new lawyer to represent him on child porn charges in California.
Defense lawyer critical of death penalty recommendation...New al-Qaida tape (KBCI Boise)
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico The lawyer for one of four soldiers accused of murder during a raid in Iraq calls the charges a "political recommendation." He says the soldiers are "pawns in the war on terror." An Army investigator says the soldiers should face the death penalty if convicted.
Attorney general: Ugly race, qualified candidates (Wisconsin State Journal)
If the four state attorney general candidates turn out to be half as tough on criminals as they are on each other, lawbreakers have cause to be wary following this fall's elections.
Defense lawyer critical of death penalty recommendation...New al-Qaida tape (KBCI Boise)
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico The lawyer for one of four soldiers accused of murder during a raid in Iraq calls the charges a "political recommendation." He says the soldiers are "pawns in the war on terror." An Army investigator says the soldiers should face the death penalty if convicted.
Karr hires new lawyer in child porn case (WTVM 9)
SAN FRANCISCO John Karr is asking a new lawyer to represent him on child porn charges in California.
Mortgage fraud scheme gets Greenville lawyer a prison sentence (WIS News 10 Columbia)
(Columbia) September 1, 2006 - Last March, a Greenville lawyer admitted he sent false loan documents to residential mortgage lenders in the Upstate. Now Alex J. Newton has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison.
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.
Lawyer Says He's Not Sure John Ramsey Will Ever Speak to Media Again (WTOL News 11)
BOULDER, COLORADO (AP) -- An arrest that should have brought relief to the family of JonBenet Ramsey has instead unleashed an onslaught of unwelcome attention that incensed the father of the 6-year-old who was found brutally slain a decade ago, a longtime family lawyer said Saturday.
Valley Attorney to Run for New Congressional Seat (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
A Valley man has stepped up to run against Representative Henry Cuellar for the newly created 28th Congressional seat. McAllen attorney, Frank Enriquez said Saturday that he's up for the challenge. Enriquez told Action 4 News he has a lot of support in the Valley, already.
Fired attorney files whistleblower suit against city utility (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
SAN ANTONIO The former chief attorney for San Antonio's municipally owned power provider has filed a whistleblower lawsuit.
U.S. attorney resigns post (Tennessean)
U.S. Attorney Jim Vines confirmed Saturday that he will be leaving his post at the end of the month to return to private practice.
Candidate wants race kept out of attorney race (Ann Arbor News)
Michigan might have its first African-American attorney general come November, but don't let Democratic Party nominee Amos Williams catch you using race to frame his campaign to unseat incumbent Mike Cox.
Attorney General -- Democratic Primary (Daytona Beach News-Journal)
When a Broward County lawyer who had run for public office once and lost jumped into the Democratic primary for attorney general on the last day of qualifying, speculation ran rampant.
James J. Cody, 85, attorney for state labor relations board (Boston Globe)
COHASSET -- James J. Cody Jr. , a former attorney for the state's Labor Relations Commission and Department of Mental Health, died Aug. 25 in his home in Cohasset. He was 85.
Karr hires new lawyer in child porn case (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
SAN FRANCISCO John Karr is asking a new lawyer to represent him on child porn charges in California.
Fired attorney files whistleblower suit against city utility (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
SAN ANTONIO The former chief attorney for San Antonio's municipally owned power provider has filed a whistleblower lawsuit.
A day on a marijuana case with 'L.A.'s dopest attorney' / Her client calls her 'hot' -- she in a sleeveless red top (San Francisco Chronicle)
Matt Farrell, a video producer, needed an attorney after he had been charged with growing marijuana. He hired Allison Margolin, "L.A.'s dopest attorney," on a friend's recommendation. Farrell's first impression was "she was hot." His second was doubt....
State report assails Florida's top appeals lawyer for Death Row inmates (Sun-Sentinel)
Tallahassee· State investigators have issued a scathing report on how South Florida's top appellate lawyer for Death Row inmates handles his office and taxpayer dollars.
Lawyer Says He's Not Sure John Ramsey Will Ever Speak to Media Again (WTOL News 11)
BOULDER, COLORADO (AP) -- An arrest that should have brought relief to the family of JonBenet Ramsey has instead unleashed an onslaught of unwelcome attention that incensed the father of the 6-year-old who was found brutally slain a decade ago, a longtime family lawyer said Saturday.
Karr hires new lawyer in child porn case (KTRE-TV East Texas)
SAN FRANCISCO John Karr is asking a new lawyer to represent him on child porn charges in California.
State report assails Florida's top appeals lawyer for Death Row inmates (Sun-Sentinel)
Tallahassee· State investigators have issued a scathing report on how South Florida's top appellate lawyer for Death Row inmates handles his office and taxpayer dollars.
FUGITIVE ATTORNEY INDICTED (Westerly Sun)
WESTERLY - The former Westerly attorney alleged to have made off years ago with hundreds of thousands in local client money was indicted Monday by the statewide grand jury on four felony counts of embezzlement.
Fired attorney files suit against San Antonio utility (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)
SAN ANTONIO - The former chief attorney for CPS Energy, San Antonio's municipally owned power provider, has filed a whistleblower lawsuit that claims she was fired for tipping off city officials about illegal acts the utility was planning.
Karr Hires New Lawyer In Child Porn Case (Fox 12 Oregon)
SAN FRANCISCO -- John Mark Karr, exonerated as a suspect in the slaying of JonBenet Ramsey, has asked a San Francisco lawyer to represent him as he awaits extradition to California to face child pornography charges.
Defense lawyer says sentence too severe (Boston Globe)
A Turner man faces at least five years in federal prison for blowing up a soda machine. His lawyer says the penalty "is way out of proportion for the nature of the crime."
A Tight Race For Baltimore Co. State's Attorney (WJZ 13 Baltimore)
A former Baltimore County prosecutor says he'd forgotten that the race for state's attorney was a political process.
Mortgage fraud scheme gets Greenville lawyer a prison sentence (WIS News 10 Columbia)
(Columbia) September 1, 2006 - Last March, a Greenville lawyer admitted he sent false loan documents to residential mortgage lenders in the Upstate. Now Alex J. Newton has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison.
Fired attorney files whistleblower suit against city utility (KXAN 36 Austin)
SAN ANTONIO The former chief attorney for San Antonio's municipally owned power provider has filed a whistleblower lawsuit.
Karr Hires New Lawyer In Child Porn Case (NBC 11 Bay Area)
John Mark Karr, exonerated as a suspect in the slaying of JonBenet Ramsey, asks a San Francisco lawyer to represent him as he awaits extradition to California to face child pornography charges.
Attorney punched in court (The Union Democrat)
A Modesto man punched his own attorney in the mouth yesterday moments after a Tuolumne County Superior Court jury had convicted him of car and identity theft.
State report assails Florida's top appeals lawyer for Death Row inmates (Sun-Sentinel)
Tallahassee· State investigators have issued a scathing report on how South Florida's top appellate lawyer for Death Row inmates handles his office and taxpayer dollars.
Former Japanese Internet star ready to rebuff charges, defense lawyer says ahead of trial (Sydney Morning Herald)
Former Japanese Internet entrepreneur Takafumi Horie and his defense team are confident he will be cleared of charges of violating securities laws, one lawyer said Sunday, a day before the trial is due to begin at a Tokyo court. -
U.S. Attorney confirms departure to return to private practice (WREG-TV Memphis)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Departing U-S Attorney Jim Vines says he's proud of the work his office has done and that the number of attorneys working under him have increased since his appointment four years ago.
State report assails Florida's top appeals lawyer for Death Row inmates (Sun-Sentinel)
Tallahassee· State investigators have issued a scathing report on how South Florida's top appellate lawyer for Death Row inmates handles his office and taxpayer dollars.
Karr Hires SF Lawyer In Child Porn Case (CBS 5 Bay Area)
John Mark Karr, exonerated as a suspect in the slaying of JonBenet Ramsey, has asked a San Francisco lawyer to represent him as he awaits extradition to California to face child pornography charges.
Ex-Livedoor President Horie to Plead Not Guilty, Lawyer Says (Bloomberg.com)
Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Takafumi Horie, former president of Japanese Internet portal Livedoor Co., will plead not guilty to charges he broke securities laws, said Yasuyuki Takai, his lawyer.
Mille Lacs County Attorney's Memo (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
THE MEMO AT ISSUE This is a memo sent from Mille Lacs County Attorney Jan Kolb in June. To: All Department Heads From: Jan Kolb, County Attorney This is just a reminder to make sure all of your staff know that there is no longer a reservation in Mille Lacs County. The reservation was long ago disestablished, and what exists now are lands held in trust for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Please
U.S. Attorney confirms departure to return to private practice (WREG-TV Memphis)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Departing U-S Attorney Jim Vines says he's proud of the work his office has done and that the number of attorneys working under him have increased since his appointment four years ago.
Attorney general race is largely name game (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
If you're a fan of angry campaign rhetoric, finger-pointing and scandal, the DFL campaign for state attorney general isn't for you. Three soft-spoken DFLers are vying in the Sept. 12 primary election for the party's nomination to succeed the fiery Mike Hatch and continue DFL dominance of the office. It's a low-intensity match of legal-political resumes, general election strategies and variations
Ragland Attorney asks for Change of Venue (WBKO-TV Bowling Green)
Attorneys for a man awaiting a re-trial for the shooting of a university of Kentucky Football Player want the case moved out of Fayette County. Shane Ragland's Attorney, David Broderick says previous news reports about the case make a fair trial difficult for Ragland.
Attorney seeks investigation on alleged water violations (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
Two Four Corners residents and their attorney are asking the state and county to investigate whether two subdivisions are unlawfully appropriating groundwater from commercial wells.
Kline and Morrison face off in attorney general race (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
TOPEKA, Kan. With both attorney general candidates talking tough on crime, Republican incumbent Phill Kline's anti-abortion politics and Democrat Paul Morrison's...
Attorney general candidates debate records access (Rapid City Journal)
HURON - Republican Attorney General Larry Long said he has helped improve public access to government meetings and documents, but Democratic challenger Ron Volesky said more must be done to open up government.
State report assails Florida's top appeals lawyer for Death Row inmates (Sun-Sentinel)
Tallahassee· State investigators have issued a scathing report on how South Florida's top appellate lawyer for Death Row inmates handles his office and taxpayer dollars.