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California attorney general to charge HP insiders in spy probe (Canadian Business)
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - California's attorney general sought felony indictments Wednesday against former Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE:HPQ) chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others involved in the corporate spying scandal at the computer and printer giant.
Clay County to cover legal fees of defending county attorney (La Crosse Tribune)
MOORHEAD — The Clay County Commission voted unanimously to help cover the personal legal fees for defending former county attorney Lisa Borgen, who’s now a judge and is facing an ethics investigation.
Foo's Lawyer: Officer Claiming Injury Wants Money (NBC 10 Philadelphia)
A lawyer for a prominent restaurant owner charged with assaulting a parking authority officer said the officer is feigning injuries to make money off his famous client.
LCC president fired in-house attorney for being 'divisive,' 'insubordinate,' letter says (Lansing State Journal)
Tim Zeller - the Lansing Community College attorney who made allegations to the state that the school's interim president had misused college funds - was fired because he had been "divisive," "insubordinate" and was "no longer representing the best interests of LCC."
California attorney general files complaint against Dunn, 4 others in HP spy probe (Sydney Morning Herald)
California's attorney general sought felony indictments Wednesday against former Hewlett-Packard Co. Chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others involved in the corporate spying scandal at the computer and printer company. -
Nevada Attorney General's Lawsuit Tossed Out (News 4 Reno)
A Nevada attorney general's lawsuit against the state Tax Commission for a closed door vote giving Southern California Edison a $40 million tax refund, has been tossed out by a district judge.
Attorney for couple calls state abandonment statute unconstitutional (WREG-TV Memphis)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. An attorney for a Chinese couple told the Tennessee Supreme Court today that a state law dealing with abandonment of a child is unconstitutional.
California attorney general to charge HP insiders in spy probe (Canadian Business)
Jordan Robertson October 4, 2006 - 5:10 p.m. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - California's attorney general sought felony indictments Wednesday against former Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE:HPQ) chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others involved in the corporate spying scandal at the computer and printer company.
Prosecutors: Former U.S. attorney to plead guilty in tax fraud (The Daily Comet)
A former U.S. attorney who also once served as a Superior Court judge will plead guilty to charges related to a tax fraud conspiracy, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Califorina attorney general files charges in H-P case (Market Watch)
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- California Attorney General Bill Lockyer filed criminal charges Wednesday against former Hewlett-Packard Co. Chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others tied to the company's investigation into boardroom leaks.
Susanna Foo lawyer: Officer claiming injury wants money (phillyburbs.com)
PHILADELPHIA - A lawyer for a prominent restaurant owner charged with assaulting a parking authority officer said the officer is feigning injuries to make money off his famous client.
Man's lawyer asks Smith for DNA test (AP via Yahoo! News)
A hearing in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims he fathered Anna Nicole Smith's baby girl was delayed Wednesday but his lawyer used the court setting to urge the former Playboy playmate to return the baby to California for DNA paternity testing.
Man's Lawyer Asks Smith for DNA Test (ABC News)
Lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith's Ex-Beau Pleads Again for DNA Test to Determine Baby's Father
California Attorney General Bill Lockyer speaks (CNET)
Video: California Attorney General Bill Lockyer speaks. On Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, the California Attorney General filed criminal charges against former HP Chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others. This follows an investigation of HP's use of "pretexting" to obtain personal phone records of reporters, company directors and two HP employees. Here, Lockyer announces the charges in Sacramento,
California Attorney General Bill Lockyer speaks (ZDNet)
On Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, the California Attorney General filed criminal charges against former HP Chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others. This follows an investigation of HP's use of "pretexting" to obtain personal phone records of reporters, company directors and two HP employees. Here, Lockyer announces the charges in Sacramento, Calif. Video provided by KPIX-TV.
Attorney general charges HP insiders (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
California's attorney-general has filed criminal charges against former Hewlett-Packard personnel involved in the corporate spying scandal.
Attorney general charges HP insiders (Sydney Morning Herald)
California's attorney-general has filed criminal charges against former Hewlett-Packard chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others involved in the corporate spying scandal at the computer and printer company.
Calif. attorney general makes good on vow to file charges in HP leak probe (Sydney Morning Herald)
Just as the torrent of revelations about Hewlett-Packard Co.'s spying spree slowed to a trickle, California Attorney General Bill Lockyer followed through on his vow to level charges against the HP insiders and detectives who executed the company's ill-fated boardroom leak probe. -
HP ex-chairwoman, lawyer indicted (AFP via Yahoo! News)
California's attorney general has announced indictments against Hewlett-Packard's ousted chairwoman Patricia Dunn and former ethics lawyer Kevin Hunsaker for their roles in a snowballing boardroom espionage scandal.
HP ex-chairwoman, lawyer indicted (News Interactive)
CALIFORNIA'S attorney-general announced indictments overnight against Hewlett-Packard's ousted chairwoman Patricia Dunn and former ethics lawyer Kevin Hunsaker for their roles in a snowballing boardroom espionage scandal.
Man sentenced for secretly taping Michael Jackson, attorney on private airplane (USA Today)
The former owner of a private jet company was sentenced Wednesday to six months of home detention for secretly videotaping Michael Jackson as the singer flew with his attorney to surrender in a child-molestation investigation.
Feds won't prosecute govt. lawyer who coached Moussaoui witnesses (WRIC 8)
WASHINGTON Federal prosecutors have decided NOT to bring criminal charges against the government lawyer who coached witnesses in the trial of confessed al-Qaida conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui.
HP ex-chairwoman, lawyer indicted (Khaleej Times)
SAN FRANCISCO - California’s attorney general announced indictments Wednesday against Hewlett-Packard’s ousted chairwoman Patricia Dunn and former ethics lawyer Kevin Hunsaker for their roles in a snowballing boardroom espionage scandal.
Solomons Attorney General 'free to go' (News Interactive)
PAPUA New Guinea's Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare has rebuffed Australian attempts to extradite the Solomon Islands' fugitive Attorney General on child sex charges, saying he is free to leave the country.
Foley Was Sexually Abused as a Youth, His Lawyer Says (New York Times)
Former Representative Mark Foley? s lawyer also issued the congressman?s first public acknowledgment that he is gay.
Ex-carrier fall guy in fraud case, attorney says (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
WISE -- Votes were bought, stolen and fraudulently cast in a conspiracy to rig the 2004 Appalachia town election, prosecutors and a defense attorney agreed yesterday.
Feds won't prosecute govt. lawyer who coached Moussaoui witnesses (WRIC 8)
WASHINGTON Federal prosecutors have decided NOT to bring criminal charges against the government lawyer who coached witnesses in the trial of confessed al-Qaida conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui.
Fugitive Solomon Islands attorney-general suspended (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The fugitive Solomon Islands attorney-general wanted in Australia on child sex charges has been suspended from his job, even though the islands' prime minister had insisted his country would not bow to Australian bullying.
HP ex-chairwoman, lawyer indicted (AFP via Yahoo! News)
California announced indictments against Hewlett-Packard's ousted chairwoman Patricia Dunn and former ethics lawyer Kevin Hunsaker for their roles in a snowballing boardroom espionage scandal.
Court denies Democrat's bid to get attorney fees from Taft (The Plain Dealer)
Columbus -- The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday denied a state senator's request for attorney's fees in a case that sought to force Gov. Bob Taft to turn over internal reports.
California attorney general to charge HP insiders in spy probe (Canadian Business)
Jordan Robertson October 5, 2006 - 5:13 a.m. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - California's attorney general sought felony indictments Wednesday against former Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE:HPQ) chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others involved in the corporate spying scandal at the computer and printer company.
Clay County to cover legal fees of defending county attorney (La Crosse Tribune)
MOORHEAD — The Clay County Commission voted unanimously to help cover the personal legal fees for defending former county attorney Lisa Borgen, who’s now a judge and is facing an ethics investigation.
Ex-carrier fall guy in fraud case, attorney says (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
WISE -- Votes were bought, stolen and fraudulently cast in a conspiracy to rig the 2004 Appalachia town election, prosecutors and a defense attorney agreed yesterday.
HP's ex-chairwoman and lawyer indicted (RTÉ News)
California announced indictments last night against Hewlett-Packard's ousted chairwoman Patricia Dunn and former ethics lawyer Kevin Hunsaker for their roles in a snowballing boardroom espionage scandal.
Former HP lawyer charged with identity theft (The Lawyer)
A former senior in-house lawyer at beleaguered Hewlett-Packard (HP) has been indicted on charges of fraud and identity theft in the US for his alleged involvement in the ‘pretexting’ scandal that rocked the company in recent weeks.
Lawyer for poor accused by panel (The Des Moines Register)
A Norwalk lawyer with a history of providing legal services for the poor is accused of trying to "extort payment" from one client while illegally...
California attorney general says Hewlett-Packard 'lost its way' in probe of leaks; 5 charged (Sydney Morning Herald)
California's attorney general said Silicon Valley giant Hewlett-Packard Co. had "lost its way" with an ill-fated leak probe as he filed charges against the company's former chairwoman and four others.
Palm Beach attorney has many clients in the news (Sun-Sentinel)
Palm Beach attorney David Roth, legal representative and national spokesman for disgraced U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, is now negotiating the surrender of a former Delray Beach pastor accused with another former priest of taking millions of dollars from their parish.
Feds decline to prosecute government lawyer who coached Moussaoui witnesses (phillyburbs.com)
WASHINGTON - Federal prosecutors have decided not to bring criminal charges against the government lawyer who coached witnesses in the trial of confessed al-Qaida conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui, her lawyers say.
Botswana: Selebi-Phikwe to Recover Money From Lawyer (AllAfrica.com)
The 2004 audit report on the accounts of the Selebi-Phikwe Town Council has recommended that the council should start proceedings to recover all monies that were erroneously paid as repatriation fees to the previous foreign lawyer when her term elapsed in 2004.
LCC interim president's letter: Attorney was 'divisive' (Lansing State Journal)
Tim Zeller - the Lansing Community College attorney who accused the school's interim president of misusing college funds - was fired because he had been "divisive," "insubordinate" and was "no longer representing the best interests of LCC."
1959 catalogue proves paintings were gifts, gallery lawyer says (CBC via Yahoo! Canada News)
A lawyer for the Beaverbrook Art Gallery says a dispute over who owns a group of paintings shows how badly historical ties between the people of New Brunswick and Lord Beaverbrook's descendants have broken down.
Lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith's Ex Pleads for DNA Test (Fox News)
A hearing in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims he fathered Anna Nicole Smith's baby girl was delayed Wednesday but his lawyer used the court setting to urge the former Playboy playmate to return the baby to California for DNA paternity testing.
Man Accused In Officer's Death May Get New Attorney (KPRC Click2Houston.com via Yahoo! News)
The man accused of killing a Houston police officer may get a new attorney, KPRC Local 2 reported.
Tax activist's lawyer criticized (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
Butler County prosecutors today criticized Cincinnati lawyer Christopher Finney for comments he made about an investigation into anti-tax activist and Fairfield school board member Arnie Engel's use of campaign donations.
California Attorney General Files Charges in HP Spying Case (TechNewsWorld.com)
The California Attorney General's office late Wednesday charged former Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn, a second high-ranking HP executive and three others with felony fraud and conspiracy. All five face four felony counts of fraudulent wire communications, wrongful use of computer data, identity theft and conspiracy.
Top N.D. attorney says GOP calls illegal (AP via Yahoo! News)
The Republican National Committee agreed to stop making recorded-voice calls to the homes of North Dakota GOP supporters after the Republican attorney general said the calls were illegal.
Lawyer to pursue X file cases (Aljazeera)
A German lawyer is hoping to attract more business by pursuing compensation claims for people who believe they have been abducted by aliens.
Accused kidnapper can't find a lawyer (CBC via Yahoo! Canada News)
One of the two men charged in connection with a kidnapping in the Shediac area last month says he's having problems finding a lawyer to take his case.
U.S. Attorney Announces Federal Charges In Jude Beating Case (WISN TheMilwaukeeChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
United States Attorney Steven Biskupic has filed federal charges against a suspended Milwaukee police officer and a former Milwaukee police officer in the Frank Jude Jr. beating case.