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Incumbent faces El Paso judge and an attorney from Wimberley (San Antonio Express News)
A three-way race for a seat on the Texas Supreme Court pits the Republican incumbent against an El Paso judge and an attorney from Wimberley.
Incumbent faces El Paso judge and an attorney from Wimberley (San Antonio Express News)
A three-way race for a seat on the Texas Supreme Court pits the Republican incumbent against an El Paso judge and an attorney from Wimberley.
3:20 p.m. — COLA attorney drafts proposed judgment (Pacific Daily News)
3:20 pm, Oct. 23 — The Superior Court of Guam is waiting for the government's Retirement Fund to tell it exactly how much is owed in delinquent cost-of-living allowances to thousands of retirees, and the attorney representing the retirees has written a "stipulated judgment," which would allow the government to agree with retirees on the wording of a judgment before the judge issues it.
Verdict is in: Lawyer loves marathons (Pioneer Press)
More than a decade ago, lawyer Jan Luck of Minneapolis began running to get in shape and lose weight. She stuck with it because of the sense of accomplishment and camaraderie with other runners, especially those at the back of the pack. She also set a goal: to run 50 marathons by age 50. She figured she had plenty of time. She was 37 then. She is 48 now.
THE RACE FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY ATTORNEY (Today's 6 Boise)
THEY BATTLE OVER A CONTROVERSIAL SEX OFFENDER LAW -- Omaha, NE- The race for Douglas County Attorney appears to be going right down to the wire.  One issues in the race is a controversial sex offender case that is raising the stakes. Gary Kassebaum is a convicted sex offender. He molested two young girls. Kassebaum also questioned the legality of "Megan's Law." The law, that allows the state
S.F. city attorney wants to create gang-free zone / Injunction would put 4 blocks of Hunters Point off limits (San Francisco Chronicle)
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is seeking the city's first civil injunction against a street gang, asserting that a court order is needed to protect Bayview-Hunters Point residents from criminals who commute there to sell drugs and kill rivals and...
Inventor sues Hitachi for $1.7 mln - lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
TOKYO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A former employee filed a suit against Japan's Hitachi Ltd. for 200 million yen ($1.68 million) at the Tokyo District Court on Monday, saying he has not received adequate compensation for his invention, the employee's lawyer said.
First Gentleman’s lawyer vs libel decriminalization (INQ7.net)
DECRIMINALIZING libel would deprive those maligned by "irresponsible" people of a form of defense, according to the lawyer of Jose Miguel Arroyo, the President’s husband, who has filed libel cases against more than 40 journalists.
Case ignored by Brunswick, denied by state's attorney (The Frederick News-Post)
By Pamela Rigaux News-Post Staff BRUNSWICK -- A civil rights attorney working on behalf of two Galyn Manor families sent a letter to Mayor Carroll Jones on June 28 requesting an internal and criminal investigation into events involving then-Brunswick Chief of Police Don Rough, Cpl. Dennis Wilson, and Ofc. Richard Cook, according to a copy of the letter from the law office of Kathryn
Woman, Lawyer Admit Conning 100-Year-Old Neighbor (NBC San Diego)
EL CAJON, Calif. -- A local woman and a man who acted as her lawyer face up to a year in jail after pleading guilty to charges that they took advantage of a 100-year-old woman.
Man Charged With Killing Woman Gets New Lawyer (WMUR News 9)
GOSHEN, N.H. -- A Lempster, N.H., man accused of killing and burning a Goshen woman last year has lost another lawyer. Ken Carpenter was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Edith "Pen" Meyer.
Man to hire lawyer in Las Vegas bodybuilder case murder plot (KESQ)
LAS VEGAS A former cellmate of pro bodybuilder Craig Titus asked for more time to hire a lawyer to fight charges in an alleged plot to kill three witnesses in the murder case against Titus and his wife -- Kelly Ryan.
Lawyer Punished For Saying 'Lord' (Eyewitness News 3 Hartford)
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A testy exchange with a judge has cost a Winston-Salem lawyer his freedom and his law license. Raymond Marshall was punished last week by Superior Court Judge Michael Helms.
Attorney General to Unveil New Internet Safety Guidelines (WRIC 8)
In the day ahead, Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell will unveil new state internet safety guidelines.
Lawyer Punished For Saying "Lord" (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)
A testy exchange with a judge has cost a lawyer his freedom and his law license.
Attorney Slams Hawn For Breaking And Entering (ContactMusic)
Attorney DONNA WULKAN has slammed GOLDIE HAWN for reportedly breaking and entering into her Washington DC home - branding the PRIVATE BENJAMIN actress
District Attorney defendant in court (9 News Denver)
DENVER - District Attorney Carol Chambers is scheduled to be in court Monday morning on allegations that she used her office to help a political friend.
Lawyer wants longer visits for Hinckley (AP via Yahoo! News)
Presidential assailant John Hinckley's four-day visits away from a mental hospital every six weeks should be expanded, his lawyer said Monday, declaring "there is just no need" to supervise the man who shot Ronald Reagan.
Lawyer says Las Vegas police 'whitewashing' in-custody death (KESQ)
LAS VEGAS The lawyer for the family of a man who died in a violent struggle with Las Vegas police is calling official accounts of the in-custody death a whitewash.
Geenen, ex-Appleton city attorney, dies (Appleton Post-Crescent)
APPLETON Appletons first full-time city attorney died Sunday.
District Attorney Faces Possible Sanctions (ABC 7 Denver)
A hearing is under way over a telephone message 18th Judicial District prosecutor Carole Chambers left for a Denver attorney.
Attorney says Reagan assailant needs no supervision (WBAY Green Bay)
WASHINGTON A lawyer says "there is just no need" to supervise John Hinckley, the man who shot Ronald Reagan. Hinckley's attorney is requesting that his four-day visits...
Attorney says Reagan assailant needs no supervision (ABC 7 El Paso)
WASHINGTON A lawyer says "there is just no need" to supervise John Hinckley, the man who shot Ronald Reagan. Hinckley's attorney is requesting that his four-day visits...
Attorney says Reagan assailant needs no supervision (KRIS-TV Corpus Christi)
WASHINGTON A lawyer says "there is just no need" to supervise John Hinckley, the man who shot Ronald Reagan. Hinckley's attorney is requesting that his four-day visits...
Lawyer says Hinckley should be let out for much longer visits (WRIC 8)
WASHINGTON John Hinckley's lawyer told a federal judge today that his client's four-day visits to Williamsburg away from a Washington mental hospital every six...
Angola: Deputy Attorney General Works in Kwanza Sul (AllAfrica.com)
The deputy Attorney General, António Felismino, visits this Monday the central Kwanza Sul Province, to check how the local provincial department is functioning.
Lawyer says Hinckley should be let out for much longer visits (WAVY 10)
WASHINGTON John Hinckley's lawyer told a federal judge today that his client's four-day visits to Williamsburg away from a Washington mental hospital every six weeks should be expanded.
Falklands : It's All Change at the Attorney General's Chambers! (SARTMA.com)
Upon his retirement at the end of the month, Attorney General Mr. David Lang, QC will be replaced by the Principal Crown Council, Mrs Melanie Chilton. Miss Ros Cheek, a Falkland Islander, will become Principal Crown Council.
Attorney accused of holding proceeds (Miami Herald)
An attorney who partnered with a lawyer accused of withholding settlement funds from a client has filed a civil suit against her ex-partner claiming that he withheld settlement funds from her as well.
Smith doesn't meet Birkhead's lawyer (AP via Yahoo! News)
Anna Nicole Smith didn't appear Monday for a meeting in the Bahamas requested by the lawyer for an ex-boyfriend who claims he is the father of her 6-week-old daughter.
Smith doesn't meet Birkhead's lawyer (USA Today)
Anna Nicole Smith didn't appear Monday for a meeting in the Bahamas requested by the lawyer for an ex-boyfriend who claims he is the father of her 6-week-old daughter. Photographer Larry Birkhead has filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles seeking a court order to demand Smith bring the baby to California for a paternity test.
Smith Doesn't Meet Birkhead's Lawyer (Austin American-Statesman)
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Anna Nicole Smith didn't appear Monday for a meeting in the Bahamas requested by the lawyer for an ex-boyfriend who claims he is the father of her 6-week-old daughter.
U.S. Attorney: Swindling scheme brought in more than $100,000 (Post-Tribune)
A scheme to swindle money from the Gary Housing Authority began with deceit and ended with a loot of more than $100,000, U.S. Attorney Joseph Van Bokkelen said.
Vote 2006: Attorney General’s Race: Medicaid Fraud (WSYR 9 Syracuse)
One day after the New York Times labeled the race an “uninspiring brawl between two flawed candidates,” the democratic frontrunner for state Attorney General tried to put a harder edge on his campaign. Andrew Cuomo used a Syracuse stop to put Medicaid fraud on the front burner.
Lawyer says Hinckley should be let out for much longer visits (WRIC 8)
WASHINGTON John Hinckley's lawyer told a federal judge today that his client's four-day visits to Williamsburg away from a Washington mental hospital every six weeks should be expanded.
Dutch Lawyer Seeks Damages for Ivory Coast Victims (Planet Ark)
AMSTERDAM - A lawyer representing victims of toxic waste dumped illegally in Ivory Coast on Monday demanded damages from the Dutch-based oil trading company Trafigura which chartered the tanker that carried the waste.
Lawyer: Merriman took tainted supplement (TSN)
Shawne Merriman's lawyer said the Chargers' star linebacker failed a drug test because of a tainted supplement and will continue to play while appealing his four-game suspension. Lawyer David Cornwell said he believed Merriman tested positive for the steroid nandrolone, which is prohibited under the NFL's substance abuse policy. Cornwell said the substance was in a supplement Merriman has been
Rush imprisoned in Amrozi's cell, lawyer says (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
The lawyer representing Australian drug smuggler Scott Rush says his death row client now occupies the same cell as the Bali bomber Amrozi.
Lawyer says Chargers star Merriman's drug test stems from supplement (Slam! Sports)
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Shawne Merriman's lawyer said the Chargers' star linebacker failed a drug test because of a tainted supplement and will continue to play while appealing his four-game suspension.
Attorney: Merriman's failure a supplement (CBS Sportsline)
Shawne Merriman's attorney said the Chargers' outside linebacker failed a drug test because of a tainted supplement and will continue to play while appealing his four-game suspension.
Smith doesn't meet Birkhead's lawyer (AP via Yahoo! News)
Anna Nicole Smith didn't appear Monday for a meeting in the Bahamas requested by the lawyer for an ex-boyfriend who claims he is the father of her 6-week-old daughter.
Kansas Attorney General race overshadowed by politcal ad (KSHB-TV Kansas City)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Two weeks left before the midterm elections and the Kansas Attorney General race is heating up over a new political ad. Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline says the ad exposes his opponent’s moral miscues. Challenger Paul Morrison says it is desperate and sleazy.
Solomons suspended attorney-general appears in court (People's Daily)
Solomons suspended attorney- general Julian Moti appeared in court again Tuesday in the Pacific island country's capital of Honiara.
Attorney removed from case (Bridgeton News)
BRIDGETON -- A pool attorney representing a 23-year-old Eagle Street man charged with murder has been taken off the case after reporting he represented one of the state's key witnesses last year.
Strategist, lawyer help Bell pack punch in race for Texas governor (San Antonio Express News)
Jason Stanford has been one of the true believers in Chris Bell's chances to win the Governor's Mansion while Houston trial lawyer John O'Quinn says he's tired of his state being run for the rich and the powerful.
Strategist, lawyer help Bell pack punch in race for Texas governor (San Antonio Express News)
Jason Stanford has been one of the true believers in Chris Bell's chances to win the Governor's Mansion while Houston trial lawyer John O'Quinn says he's tired of his state being run for the rich and the powerful.
Former attorney reprimanded by state for actions (Gloucester County Times)
DEPTFORD TWP. -- A former Deptford attorney has been reprimanded by a state office for failing to keep clients informed of their case status and mishandling settlement money.
Spotsylvania hires new attorney (The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star)
Jacob P. Stroman IV becomes Spotsylvania County attorney
Ponce Inlet sets up plan to hire new attorney (Daytona Beach News-Journal)
PONCE INLET -- Ponce Inlet could have a new town attorney by the end of January. At the town council's regular meeting last week, the council finalized details of the request for proposal form that is now available to law firms interested in overseeing Ponce Inlet's legal matters.
Merriman's attorney cites supplement (Los Angeles Times)
SAN DIEGO — Shawne Merriman's attorney said the San Diego Chargers outside linebacker failed a drug test because of a tainted supplement and will continue to play while appealing his four-game suspension.