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Prison system's top lawyer is charged in traffic accident (The York Dispatch)
DUI ALLEGATION Prison system lawyer charged HARRISBURG -- The state prison system's highest-ranking lawyer was charged with crashing his car into the back of a pregnant driver's minivan while drunk, then fleeing the scene.
Lawyer was avid sportsman (The Grand Rapids Press)
ROCKFORD -- As a corporate lawyer, Terry Moran was instrumental in helping companies such as Gentex and X-Rite get off the ground.
Knoxville Attorney Cited for Assault at McDonald's (WVLT-TV Knoxville)
A prominent Knox County defense attorney is facing an assault charge this afternoon after an incident Monday night on "The Strip".
Attorney Says Teacher Did Nothing Wrong in Crypt Visit (CBS 6 Richmond)
TAZEWELL, Va. (AP) - The attorney for a Bland County high school teacher accused of sneaking into a burial vault with two students and handling the bones of a corpse -- says she did nothing wrong.
Aishwarya has no knowledge of Euro-containing packet: Lawyer (Outlook India)
Actress Aishwarya Rai's lawyer today said his client has no knowledge of the packet that was addressed to her containing 23,000 euros and she has not been summoned by the Customs department for questioning in this regard.
Ghent attorney Shallo named to board of Kinderhook bank (Albany Business Journal)
National Union Bank of Kinderhook has named a Ghent attorney and certified public accountant to its board of directors.
Attorney Shows Up To Court Having Drunk Alcohol (10 News San Diego)
A kidnapping suspect gets a lucky break after his attorney showed up to court after drinking alcohol.
Attorney Shows Up To Court Having Drunk Alcohol (KGTV TheSanDiegoChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
A kidnapping suspect got a lucky break after his attorney showed up to court after drinking alcohol.
Creamy layer: Attorney General's opinion sought (The Hindu)
NEW DELHI: : The Group of Ministers (GoM) on Dalit Affairs has sought the Attorney General's opinion on the recent Supreme Court judgment, which held that the "creamy layer" among the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes be excluded from the ...
Gambia: New Attorney General Appointed (AllAfrica.com)
Kebba Sanyang, Principal Magistrate of the Kanifing Magistrate court was yesterday appointed as the Attorney General and Secretary of State for Justice with effect from November 13, 2006.
Accused kidnapper free, tipsy attorney may have helped (KVBC Las Vegas)
A man once charged with kidnapping his wife is free, in part because his attorney showed up tipsy to court. A judge declared a mistrial and the defendant's new lawyer cut a deal with prosecutors.
Nigeria: Lawyer's Law And the Law (AllAfrica.com)
It may sound strange to talk of a law distinct from lawyer's law.
State attorney's office investigating charter-school deal (Miami Herald)
The Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office is investigating allegations that came out of an audit of Mater Academy, one of South Florida's largest charter schools, spokesman Ed Griffith said Tuesday.
U.S. Attorney General says no region immune to human trafficking (WCAX 3)
BUFFALO, N.Y. U-S Attorney General Alberto Gonzales today announced the creation of a human trafficking task force in western New York.
U.S. Attorney General says no region immune to human trafficking (WRGB Albany)
US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales today announced the creation of a human trafficking task force in western New York.
U.S. Attorney General says no region immune to human trafficking (WRGB Albany)
(Buffalo, NY - AP) - US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales today announced the creation of a human trafficking task force in western New York. Buffalo was among 10 cities to receive funding last month to focus on anti-trafficking efforts. Nationally, 32 such task forces already exist.
Blunt names his lawyer Missouri's new health director (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Less than 24 hours after announcing the state health director was leaving, Gov. Matt Blunt named his top lawyer as the replacement Tuesday.
Lawyer files motions over jail incident (Jefferson City News Tribune)
Jefferson City lawyer Sam Trapp on Monday filed a motion in federal court to get more information from the Cole County Jail staff about a Nov. 1 sexual incident there.
Porco’s Attorney Says Jury Broke Rules (13WHAM Rochester)
Albany, N.Y. - Christopher Porco's attorney asked a judge to set aside his murder conviction.
7News Follow-Up: Cash Charged by LA Attorney General (KPLC)
A local business owner faces more charges following an investigation by the Louisiana Attorney General's Office.
Attorney General Elect Meets Sheriffs (Whiz News Southeastern Ohio)
Just days after the election a newly elected state official is getting a head start in his position, right here in Zanesville. Attorney General Elect Marc Dann joined the Buckeye State Sheriffs Asso...
Dassey attorney asks judge to toss boys statements (Appleton Post-Crescent)
MANITOWOC The new attorney for the teenager charged in Teresa Halbachs death wants the boys previous statements to police thrown out, and wants the case sent back for a preliminary hearing.
U.S. Attorney General says no region immune to human trafficking (WCAX 3)
BUFFALO, N.Y. U-S Attorney General Alberto Gonzales today announced the creation of a human trafficking task force in western New York.
Attorney General Speaks Out On Water Quality (KOCO 5 Oklahoma City)
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Attorney General Drew Edmondson, who is suing Arkansas poultry producers over alleged pollution of Oklahoma lakes and streams by chicken litter, said Tuesday the state will face dire consequences if it does not protect the quality of its water.
Anthony A. Lapham, 70, Former C.I.A. Lawyer, Dies (New York Times)
Anthony A. Lapham was the Central Intelligence Agency?s top lawyer in the 1970s when the agency was reeling from Congressional investigations into questionable and illegal activities.
Aishwarya has no knowledge of Euro-containing packet: Lawyer (New Kerala)
Mumbai, Nov 14: Actress Aishwarya Rai's lawyer today said his client has no knowledge of the packet that was addressed to her containing 23,000 euros and she has not been summoned by the Customs department for questioning in this regard.
Chief says District Attorney cleared L.A. officers in videotaped pepper spraying (North County Times)
LOS ANGELES -- A district attorney's investigation has already cleared police officers of wrongdoing in the pepper-spraying of a handcuffed man in police car that came to light when videotape of the February 2005 incident was released by an attorney this week, police Chief William Bratton said Tuesday.
JUB attorney: All property owners will pay if bond issue fails (Ruidoso News)
If voters in Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs fail to pass bond issues in those communities next month and a federal court steps in to order improvements to a regional wastewater treatment plant, every property owner in both communities, whether or not they are hooked up to sewer lines, will pay the price of the work and fines, warned an attorney representing the plant's governing board.
Deadly Shooting at East Texas Attorney's Home (KSLA)
One person is dead after a shooting in Texarkana and a well-known attorney is being questioned by police. It happened just after 8:00 Tuesday night on Westline Avenue in Wake Village, Texas, just west of Texarkana.
Creel Attends Attorney General's Celebration (Franklin County Times)
Red Bay Police Chief Pat Creel attended a campaign celebration held at Montgomery's Embassy Suites Tuesday night. The celebration turned to a victory party after it was announced that Troy King was re-elected as Attorney General, Creel said.
Civil-rights attorney Griffin to speak at Bill of Rights dinner (The Charleston Gazette)
Civil-rights attorney Anthony Griffin will be the keynote speaker for the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia Foundation Bill of Rights dinner on Saturday.
E. Orange attorney cleared in ethics case (The Star-Ledger)
An ethics complaint has been dismissed against a prominent East Orange attorney. A three-member panel Monday rejected allegations originally brought by a former client that longtime civil rights lawyer Eldridge Hawkins mishandled her case.
E. Orange attorney cleared in ethics case (The Star-Ledger)
An ethics complaint has been dismissed against a prominent East Orange attorney. A three-member panel Monday rejected allegations originally brought by a former client that longtime civil rights lawyer Eldridge Hawkins mishandled her case.
Parliament theft accused too sick to face charges, lawyer says (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
The lawyer for a 76-year-old man accused of stealing from Queensland Parliament says his client is too sick to face the charges.
Man on plane wasn't in mood, lawyer says (The News & Observer)
A lawyer says a California man was not having sex on a Triangle-bound plane. He was just sick on the plane.
Local attorney Morrow named Bal Masque's King Ormé LXI (Opelousas Daily World)
Pam Harmon, Bal Masque Mardi Gras Pageant chairman for the Opelousas Garden Club, announced this week that attorney Craig Morrow will rule as King Orme LXI in the 61st annual Bal Masque Mardi Gras Pageant. Theme of the pageant will be "Orme's Kingdom of Utopia."
Wilkerson case referred to attorney general (Boston Globe)
State Senator Dianne Wilkerson has been referred to the attorney general's office for alleged misuse of campaign funds for the second time in four years.
Dassey attorney asks judge to toss boys statements (The Oshkosh Northwestern)
MANITOWOC The new attorney for the teenager charged in Teresa Halbachs death wants the boys previous statements to police thrown out, and wants the case sent back for a preliminary hearing.
U.S. Attorney General says no region immune to human trafficking (WCAX 3)
BUFFALO, N.Y. U-S Attorney General Alberto Gonzales today announced the creation of a human trafficking task force in western New York.
Disbarred lawyer blames lost mail for lost license (Boston Globe)
A disbarred lawyer who lost reelection to the school board is blaming the post office for losing notices his license was in jeopardy.
Attorney defends yelling at workers (The Olympian)
SHELTON - Thurston County Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Jack Jones said Tuesday he regretted yelling at several female co-workers, but he said the need for precision in dealing with felony criminal cases "sometimes brings out high emotions."
U.S. Attorney General Says No Region Immune to Human Trafficking (13WHAM Rochester)
Buffalo, N.Y. (AP) -- On Tuesday, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales announced the creation of a human trafficking task force in Western New York.
Disbarred lawyer blames lost mail for lost license (WCAX 3)
CONCORD, N.H. A disbarred lawyer who lost reelection to the Concord (New Hampshire) school board is blaming the post office for losing notices his license was in jeopardy.
Assistant state attorney dies while hiking Mount Helena (FOX 10 Mobile)
HELENA, Mont. Authorities say a chief assistant state attorney for Palm Beach County died while hiking Mount Helena. The coroner's office says Kenneth...
Attorney General speaks out against dredging (WLNE-TV)
The Rhode Island Attorney General told environmental officials that a request to dredge in Mount Hope Bay showed "callous disrespect" for residents of the state.
Springfield man charged with pretending to be a lawyer (Jefferson City News Tribune)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A 50-year-old Springfield man is accused of posing as a lawyer and fraudulently accepting more than $38,000 from at least four people.
Blunt names his lawyer Missouri's new health director (Jefferson City News Tribune)
Less than 24 hours after announcing the state health director was leaving, Gov. Matt Blunt named his top lawyer as the replacement Tuesday. The governor's office said Blunt appointed Jane Drummond director of the state Department of Health and Senior Services.
Lawyer files motions over jail incident (Jefferson City News Tribune)
Jefferson City lawyer Sam Trapp on Monday filed a motion in federal court to get more information from the Cole County Jail staff about a Nov. 1 sexual incident there.
Disbarred lawyer blames lost mail for lost license (WCAX 3)
CONCORD, N.H. A disbarred lawyer who lost reelection to the Concord (New Hampshire) school board is blaming the post office for losing notices his license was in jeopardy.
More Charges Brought Over Lawyer's Halloween Stunt (WMTW Auburn)
The Democratic lawyer who donned an Osama bin Laden costume -- complete with toy assault rifle -- to make a political statement in South Portland on Halloween is facing additional charges over the incident.