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Attorney General Considers Investigation of Dothan Police Chief (WSFA Montgomery)
DOTHAN, Ala. -- Attorney General Troy King said his office will determine within the next few weeks if they need to investigate allegations of ticket-fixing by Dothan Police Chief John Powell.
Lawyer Who Defended Bin Laden's Driver Denied Promotion (WNBC)
NEWARK, N.J. -- The Navy lawyer who took the Guantanamo case of Osama bin Laden's driver to the U.S. Supreme Court -- and won -- has been passed over for promotion by the Pentagon and must soon leave the military.
Saddam's lawyers: Boycott will continue (AP via Yahoo! News)
Saddam Hussein's chief lawyer said Sunday he and his team will not be in court for the resumption of the deposed Iraqi leader's Kurdish genocide trial.
Antitrust lawyer on Dor Alon merger to work for Paz (Haaretz Daily)
A lawyer employed by the Israel Antitrust Authority, Anat Klein, wants to move to the private sector without undergoing the legally mandated cooling-off period.
Paper: Detainee lawyer must leave Navy (AP via Yahoo! News)
The Navy lawyer who led a successful Supreme Court challenge of the Bush administration's military tribunals for detainees at Guantanamo Bay has been passed over for promotion and will have to leave the military, The Miami Herald reported Sunday.
Paper: Detainee Lawyer Must Leave Navy (ABC News)
Navy Lawyer Who Defended Bin Laden's Driver Reportedly Denied Promotion and Must Quit Military
Lawyer Says Former Page Will Cooperate With Foley Probe (NBC 11 Bay Area)
NEW YORK -- The lawyer for a former House page linked to the online messaging scandal involving former Congressman Mark Foley said the matter has caused a lot of problems for his client.
Fired state's attorney employee gets compensation (WCAX 3)
BENNINGTON, Vt. -- The former victims' rights advocate in the Bennington County State's Attorney's office has been paid $30,000 to settle a claim she was fired in retaliation for complaining the office had become a "hostile workplace."
Lawyer says former page will cooperate with Foley probe (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
NEW YORK The lawyer for a former House page linked to the online messaging scandal involving former Congressman Mark Foley says the matter has caused a lot of problems...
Lawyer says former page will cooperate with Foley probe (ABC 7 El Paso)
NEW YORK The lawyer for a former House page linked to the online messaging scandal involving former Congressman Mark Foley says the matter has caused a lot of problems...
Judge removes attorney (The Frisco Enterprise)
Judge Charles Sandoval, of the 380th District Court, removed 25-year-old Kosoul Chanthakoummane's court-appointed attorney because of lack of qualification guidelines on capital murder cases, court officials said.
Lawyer says former page will cooperate with Foley probe (WRIC 8)
NEW YORK The lawyer for a former House page linked to the online messaging scandal involving former Congressman Mark Foley says the matter has caused a lot of problems for his client.
Lawyer says former page will cooperate with Foley probe (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
NEW YORK The lawyer for a former House page linked to the online messaging scandal involving former Congressman Mark Foley says the matter has caused a lot of problems for his client.
Detainee's lawyer out of job after win (The Star-Ledger)
The Navy lawyer who led a successful Supreme Court challenge of the Bush administration's military tribunals for Guantánamo detainees has been passed over for promotion and will have to leave the military.
Civil rights attorney joins K&LNG's Miami office (BizJournals)
When civil rights attorney Paul Hancock entered private practice after almost 40 years of government work, he knew which businesses he wanted to defend.
Fired state's attorney employee gets compensation (WCAX 3)
BENNINGTON, Vt. -- The former victims' rights advocate in the Bennington County State's Attorney's office has been paid $30,000 to settle a claim she was fired in retaliation for complaining the office had become a "hostile workplace."
An Attorney's 23-Year Quest for an Ex-Beatle (Law.com via Yahoo! Finance)
Three years after John Lennon was assassinated in 1980, Morrison & Foerster partner Dan Marmalefsky launched a lawsuit against the FBI to uncover the Nixon administration's plan to deport the famous Beatle.
Lawyer Who Opposed Tribunals Must Retire (Los Angeles Times)
The Navy lawyer who led a successful Supreme Court challenge of the Bush administration's military tribunals for detainees at Guantanamo Bay has been passed over for promotion and will have to leave the military, the Miami Herald reported.
California attorney general to charge HP insiders in spy probe (KATU Portland)
California's attorney general will file criminal indictments Wednesday against former Hewlett-Packard Co. Chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others involved in the corporate spying scandal, according to news reports.
Attorney values getting his 'foot in the door' (Eaton Rapids Community News)
John Roy Castillo readily admits he's been helped by affirmative action. It helped him get into law school, leading to a career where he became the first Hispanic assistant attorney general and first Hispanic to head a state department, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights.
Lawyer says former page will cooperate with Foley probe (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
NEW YORK The lawyer for a former House page linked to the online messaging scandal involving former Congressman Mark Foley says the matter has caused a lot of problems for his client.
Attorney: Parents of bride puzzled by charges (Casper Star-Tribune)
SALT LAKE CITY -- The parents accused of kidnapping their 21-year-old daughter to prevent her from getting married are "puzzled and scared" by the case, an attorney said.
Antitrust lawyer on Dor Alon merger to work for Paz (Haaretz Daily)
A lawyer employed by the Israel Antitrust Authority, Anat Klein, wants to move to the private sector without undergoing the legally mandated cooling-off period.
Paper: Detainee Lawyer Must Leave Navy (ABC News)
Navy Lawyer Who Defended Bin Laden's Driver Reportedly Denied Promotion and Must Quit Military
Saddam's chief lawyer affirms boycott of trial (The Buffalo News)
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Saddam Hussein's chief lawyer said Sunday he and his team would not be in court today for the resumption of the deposed Iraqi leader's Kurdish genocide trial.
Former attorney general speaks to Florida Coastal (Jacksonville Daily Record)
Former U.S. Attorney General and Counselor to Pres. Ronald Reagan Edwin Meese III spoke to attorneys, students and instructors last Thursday during Florida Coastal School of Law’s first-ever Alumni Week.
Attorney: If Electric Moo is sexually oriented, so is Wal-Mart (The Courier)
By Brooke Vermillion-Chambers Reporter In response to the owner of Electric Moo in Russellville being charged in June with violating the city’s sexually-oriented business ordinance, the owner’s attorney filed a brief in district court this week that argues the business is not sexually oriented and for the city and the court to say so would be unconstitutional.
Republican challenger accuses attorney general of dodging debates (Boston Globe)
Bill Harsch, the Republican candidate for state attorney general, said Democratic incumbent Patrick Lynch is dodging debates before next month's election.
Rapp Indicted In Stabbing Of Daughter Of Attorney Starnes (The Chattanoogan)
The Hamilton County Grand Jury has indicted Karl Edwin Rapp IV for aggravated assault and aggravated stalking in the stabbing of the daughter of attorney Gary Starnes.
Attorney Falls Victim To Pool Contractor (WAVE 3 Louisville)
Another complaint has surfaced against Kentuckiana Pools owner Paul Smith. He's already facing fraud charges in Bullitt County, and broken a promise to finish a WAVE 3 viewer's pool. Now WAVE 3 Troubleshooter Charla Young has the a complaint from an attorney who thought he'd never become a victim.
Kenya: Spotlight On Attorney General's Office As Quit Pressure Rises (AllAfrica.com)
The Attorney General's office is a hot one. You need a thick skin, writes John Kamau, to survive
More than 100 cases in BP explosion to settle, lawyer says (KRIS-TV Corpus Christi)
GALVESTON, Texas -- A lawyer representing more than 100 plaintiffs who sued BP PLC over the deadly Texas City refinery explosion said Monday he expects all his cases to be settled...
Lawyer: More Than 100 Cases In BP Explosion To Settle (Click 2 Houston)
GALVESTON, Texas -- A lawyer representing more than 100 plaintiffs who sued BP PLC over the deadly Texas City refinery explosion said Monday he expects all his cases to be settled within 10 days.
More than 100 cases in BP explosion to settle, lawyer says (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
GALVESTON, Texas A lawyer for dozens of plaintiffs who sued B-P over a deadly Texas City refinery explosion expects his cases to be settled within ten...
More than 100 cases in BP explosion to settle, lawyer says (KLTV Texas)
GALVESTON, Texas A lawyer for dozens of plaintiffs who sued B-P over a deadly Texas City refinery explosion expects his cases to be settled within ten...
More than 100 cases in BP explosion to settle, lawyer says (KXAN 36 Austin)
GALVESTON, Texas A lawyer for dozens of plaintiffs who sued B-P over a deadly Texas City refinery explosion expects his cases to be settled within ten days.
More than 100 cases in BP explosion to settle, lawyer says (ABC 7 El Paso)
GALVESTON, Texas A lawyer for dozens of plaintiffs who sued B-P over a deadly Texas City refinery explosion expects his cases to be settled within ten...
County Attorney Drafting Letter On Exit Of Back Tax Attorney County Commission To Discuss Issue Thursday (The Chattanoogan)
County Commission Chairman Larry Henry said Monday he has asked County Attorney Rheubin Taylor to draft a letter asking County Back Tax Attorney Terry McGhehey to stop using an office in the trustee's office.
Lawyer says former page will cooperate with Foley probe (KTRE-TV East Texas)
NEW YORK The lawyer for a former House page linked to the online messaging scandal involving former Congressman Mark Foley says the matter has caused a lot of problems for his client.
Lawyer says former page will cooperate with Foley probe (KHQ Spokane)
NEW YORK The lawyer for a former House page linked to the online messaging scandal involving former Congressman Mark Foley says the matter has caused a lot of problems...
Foley & Lardner Hires Attorney, Port Commissioner (San Diego Business Journal)
San Diego attorney Victor Vilaplana has joined Foley & Lardner LLP. Vilaplana, formerly with Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, will continue his focus on handling insolvency matters, particularly complicated business bankruptcies and international transactions in Latin America.
Galveston lawyer expects BP lawsuit settlements (Houston Business Journal)
A Galveston lawyer representing numerous plaintiffs who sued BP PLC over the Texas City refinery explosion anticipates that all of his cases could be settled by next week, the Associated Press reported Monday.
Galveston lawyer expects BP lawsuit settlements (bizjournals.com via Yahoo! Finance)
A Galveston lawyer representing numerous plaintiffs who sued BP PLC over the Texas City refinery explosion anticipates that all of his cases could be settled by next week, the Associated Press reported Monday.
Foley & Lardner Hires Attorney, Port Commissioner (San Diego Business Journal)
San Diego attorney Victor Vilaplana has joined Foley & Lardner LLP. Vilaplana, formerly with Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, will continue his focus on handling insolvency matters, particularly complicated business bankruptcies and international transactions in Latin America.
Foley & Lardner Hires Attorney, Port Commissioner (San Diego Business Journal)
San Diego attorney Victor Vilaplana has joined Foley & Lardner LLP. Vilaplana, formerly with Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, will continue his focus on handling insolvency matters, particularly complicated business bankruptcies and international transactions in Latin America.
Judge removes attorney (The Frisco Enterprise)
Judge Charles Sandoval, of the 380th District Court, removed 25-year-old Kosoul Chanthakoummane's court-appointed attorney because of lack of qualification guidelines on capital murder cases, court officials said.
More than 100 cases in BP explosion to settle, lawyer says (KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley)
GALVESTON, Texas A lawyer for dozens of plaintiffs who sued B-P over a deadly Texas City refinery explosion expects his cases to be settled within ten days.
Attorney: NFL knew lease terms in March (BizJournals)
Jackson County's attorney was informed on March 24 that the National Football League had approved every measure of the lease for Arrowhead Stadium except for the user fee, yet legislators insist they weren't informed until a few days ago.
Lawyer Moti arrested in Solomon Islands (News Interactive)
FUGITIVE Australian lawyer Julian Moti has been arrested by police in the Solomons Islands after flying in on a Papua New Guinea Defence Force aircraft this morning.
More than 100 cases in BP explosion to settle, lawyer says (WOAI)
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A lawyer representing more than 100 plaintiffs who sued BP PLC over the deadly Texas City refinery explosion said Monday he expects all his cases to be settled within 10 days.