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Ala. escapee charged in lawyer's kidnapping recaptured (WTVM 9)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. An escaped prisoner accused in the videotaped kidnapping of a lawyer has been captured.
Landis's lawyer asks anti-doping agency to drop case (CBC via Yahoo! Canada News)
The lawyer for disgraced Tour de France winner Floyd Landis says the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency should drop its case against his client, citing "inconsistencies" in the drug testing procedures.
Ala. escapee charged in lawyer's kidnapping recaptured (WTVM 9)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. An escaped prisoner accused in the videotaped kidnapping of a lawyer has been captured.
Attorney: Test Shows Clarett Competent (Washington Post)
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A mental health evaluation of former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett found he is competent to stand trial on robbery charges, his attorney said Friday.
Suspect in lawyer's abduction arrested in Alabama (KRIS-TV Corpus Christi)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. An Alabama prison escapee accused of kidnapping a lawyer at gunpoint outside her loft has been captured. Birmingham authorities, acting on a tip,...
Suspect in lawyer's abduction arrested in Alabama (KBCI Boise)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. An Alabama prison escapee accused of kidnapping a lawyer at gunpoint outside her loft has been captured. Birmingham authorities, acting on a tip, swarmed an apartment where Dedrick Griham (grihm) was discovered hiding in a closet.
Suspect in lawyer's abduction arrested in Alabama (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. An Alabama prison escapee accused of kidnapping a lawyer at gunpoint outside her loft has been captured.
Attorney demands return of papers seized from polygamist leader (KVOA Tucson)
SALT LAKE CITY An attorney for a polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs is demanding the return of personal papers seized from him when he was picked up in a traffic stop near Las Vegas.
Suspect in lawyer's abduction arrested in Alabama (KLAS)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. An Alabama prison escapee accused of kidnapping a lawyer at gunpoint outside her loft has been captured.
Attorney hopes to close zoning loophole (2theadvocate.com)
PORT ALLEN — Port Allen City Attorney Victor Woods wants the City Council to help him close a legal loophole in the city’s zoning ordinance next month.
Early release topic of attorney general debate (The Wichita Eagle)
The two candidates for Kansas attorney general argued Saturday over who would do the best job of keeping citizens safe from crime.
Early release topic of attorney general debate (The Wichita Eagle)
The two candidates for Kansas attorney general argued Saturday over who would do the best job of keeping citizens safe from crime.
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.
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.
Ways to find an attorney (Arizona Daily Star)
● There are several ways to find an attorney, said Matt Silverman, spokesman for the State Bar of Arizona.
Suspect nabbed in lawyer kidnap (New York Daily News)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - An escaped prisoner accused in the videotaped kidnapping of a lawyer was caught yesterday after authorities stormed an apartment and found him in a closet.
Attorney demands return of papers seized from polygamist leader (KVOA Tucson)
SALT LAKE CITY An attorney for a polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs is demanding the return of personal papers seized from him when he was picked up in a traffic stop near Las Vegas.
Profiles of District Attorney candidates (The Shawano Leader)
The following are profiles of the three candidates for the Shawano-Menominee County District Attorney seat.
Attorney appointed to fill judgeship (Montgomery Advertiser)
HUNTSVILLE -- An attorney who lost a bid for a circuit judgeship three years ago will fill a new district court slot in Madison County.
Lawyer advocates leniency for corrupt coin dealer (The Canton Repository)
TOLEDO - 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 say...
Suspect in lawyer's abduction arrested in Alabama (WHBF-TV Quad Cities)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. An Alabama prison escapee accused of kidnapping a lawyer at gunpoint outside her loft has been captured.
Daniel Smith to deny rape charges in court, lawyer says (INQ7.net)
A 21-YEAR old U.S. Marine charged with raping a Filipino woman is set to testify in court that he had consensual sex with his accuser, his lawyer said Sunday.
Landis' lawyer wants USADA to drop case (WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg)
The lawyer for Floyd Landis wants U.S. doping authorities to drop their case against the Tour de France winner, saying there were "inconsistencies" in the way the drug tests were ...
Attorney decries politicizing of 9/11 (Bradenton Herald)
Though Palmetto attorney Jim Delgado does not feel any less safe than that fateful Sept. 11, he feels the fear caused by the terrorist attack by foreigners may have made people more fearful of local immigrants.
Suspect in lawyer's abduction arrested in Alabama (WTVM 9)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. An Alabama prison escapee accused of kidnapping a lawyer at gunpoint outside her loft has been captured.
Attorney general declines to investigate Littleton budget dispute (WCAX 3)
LITTLETON, N.H. -- The attorney general's office has declined to investigate whether town officials violated municipal budget law after closing the town's historic opera house.
Alabama prison escapee who kidnapped lawyer captured (Tulsa World)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- An escaped prisoner accused in the videotaped kidnapping of a lawyer who was grabbed at gunpoint outside her loft was captured Saturday after authorities acting on a tip swarmed an apartment where he was discovered hiding in a closet.
Escapee charged in lawyer kidnapping caught (ABC 13 Texas)
An escaped prisoner accused in the videotaped kidnapping of a lawyer who was grabbed at gunpoint outside her loft was captured Saturday after authorities acting on a tip swarmed an apartment where he was discovered hiding in a closet.
Bradford County District Attorney Stephen Downs announced that recently the following persons were placed in the (The Daily Review)
Bradford County District Attorney Stephen Downs announced that recently the following persons were placed in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) Program.
Enid attorney tops list of political contributors (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
TULSA, Okla. The attorney who defended Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh tops the list of political contributors to Oklahoma candidates, political parties or...
Attorney general candidates seek support ahead of primary (WBAY Green Bay)
MILWAUKEE The candidates for attorney general are hot on the campaign trail today, culling votes two days before Tuesday's primaries. Democratic Attorney General Peg...
City Attorney Seeks Monetary Damages (WLUC TV 6)
Former Marquette City Attorney Bonnie Hoff has decided to continue her legal battle against the city to get her job back. This is after the city commission decided not to reinstate her earlier this week while the Michigan Municipal League appeals the court ruling.
Arrested Lawyer Accuses Deputies Of Planting Drugs (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
A Riverside lawyer investigating evidence tampering in the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department accused deputies of implanting drugs in his car. Get E-Mail Updates Make Us Your Homepage
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 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.
Statement of Deputy Attorney General Paul J. McNulty on the Bureau of JusticeStatistics 2005 National Crime (U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News)
A statement by Deputy Attorney General Paul J. McNulty on the Bureau of Justice Statistics 2005 National Crime Victimization Survey
Idaho tribe hires Stanford lawyer, member to run casino empire (KBCI Boise)
WORLEY, Idaho The Coeur d'Alene Tribe has hired a Stanford University-educated lawyer to oversee its casino and resort in hopes of restoring the operation's credibility.
US Marine accused of rape in RP to deny charges -- lawyer (INQ7.net)
A 21-year-old US Marine charged with raping a Filipino woman is set to testify in court that he had consensual sex with his accuser, his lawyer said Sunday.
Local attorney won't take off tie until bin Laden is caught (The Lufkin Daily News)
On Sept. 13, 2001, Lufkin City Attorney Bob Flournoy was in a Bible class when he made a promise: He wouldn't take off the U.S. flag tie he was wearing until Osama bin Laden was either caught or killed.
Court Protects Private E-Mail to Lawyer on Company Laptop (RedNova)
By Eric Berkman E-mail conversations between an employee and his lawyer, conducted via the employee's private, Web-based e-mail account but from a company-issued computer, were protected by the attorney- client privilege, a Massachusetts Superior Court judge has ruled.
DeAnda, civil rights attorney, dies at 81 (Detroit Free Press)
Civil rights attorney James DeAnda, a co-founder of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, has died. He was 81.
DeAnda, civil rights attorney, dies at 81 (Detroit Free Press)
Civil rights attorney James DeAnda, a co-founder of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, has died. He was 81.
Jury got $43M for settlement, lawyer says (BizJournals)
The redeveloper of the Hilton President Kansas City Hotel received $43 million in a confidential settlement with an Ohio law firm, a lawyer familiar with the agreement said.
U.S. attorney's office shuffles Utah staff (Deseret Morning News)
U.S. Attorney for Utah Brett Tolman announced Tuesday there will be a restructuring of his office staff.
Lawyer presses SC to allow test of vote-counting machines (INQ7.net)
ELECTION lawyer Romulo Macalintal asked the Supreme Court to reconsider its earlier ruling not to allow the public testing of 1,991 automated (vote-)counting machines (ACMs) in preparation for the 2007 elections.
US Marine accused of rape in RP to deny charges -- lawyer (INQ7.net)
A 21-year-old US Marine charged with raping a Filipino woman is set to testify in court that he had consensual sex with his accuser, his lawyer said Sunday.
Attorney demands return of papers seized from polygamist leader (KVOA Tucson)
SALT LAKE CITY An attorney for a polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs is demanding the return of personal papers seized from him when he was picked up in a traffic stop near Las Vegas.
Profiles of District Attorney candidates (The Shawano Leader)
The following are profiles of the three candidates for the Shawano-Menominee County District Attorney seat.
Greenwood lawyer heads gaming panel (Louisville Courier-Journal)
When the Indiana Gaming Commission meets Thursday, it will do so with a new chairman, one eager for a challenge. Greenwood lawyer William Barrett is taking over the spot vacated by Harold Calloway of Evansville, who left to become a trustee at the University of Southern Indiana.
Local Lawyer Arrested In Stalking Case (Hartford Courant)
Thomas Cadden, a prominent local lawyer, was arrested late Saturday on accusations of stalking his estranged girlfriend, police said Sunday.