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Attorney says council actions need review (The Flint Journal)
FLINT - City Attorney Trachelle Young said the city no longer will recognize or honor any city contracts, ordinances or resolutions passed by Flint City Council without being reviewed by the law office.
Falk concedes defeat in attorney general race (Gazette Extra Sports)
MADISON, Wis. - Attorney general hopeful Kathleen Falk finally conceded on Tuesday that she lost the Nov. 7 election while her opponent, J.B. Van Hollen, started making plans to move into office.
Attorney wants acquittal for convicted leader of drug ring who skipped town (KWWL Iowa)
SIOUX CITY, Iowa The attorney for a Sioux City man on the run after he was convicted of federal drug charges wants a judge to acquit his client, saying the evidence wasn't strong enough for a guilty verdict.
Attorney Wants Acquittal for Convicted Leader of Drug Ring Who Skipped Town (KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids)
AP - The attorney for a Sioux City man on the run after he was convicted of federal drug charges wants a judge to acquit his client, saying the evidence wasn't strong enough for a guilty verdict.
Attorney wants acquittal for convicted leader of drug ring who skipped town (WHO-TV 13 Des Moines)
SIOUX CITY, Iowa The attorney for a Sioux City man on the run after he was convicted of federal drug charges wants a judge to acquit his client, saying the evidence...
Diocese attorney challenges 'impartiality' of judge; moves for disqualification from sanctions hearing (The Burlington Free Press)
Published: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 Judge Ben Joseph is too biased to preside over a hearing on whether the longtime attorney for the statewide Roman Catholic diocese concealed church documents in a priest sex abuse case and should be punished, the church attorney’s lawyer said today.
Attorney General sues Wisconsin bingo supplier (Lancaster Eagle-Gazette)
COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro today announced he filed suit against a Wisconsin company for selling instant bingo tickets and illegally selling bingo supplies in Ohio without first obtaining the required license, according to a news release from Petro’s office.
Church lawyer, facing possible sanctions, quits abuse case (WCAX 3)
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- A longtime lawyer for Vermont's Catholic diocese, who faced possible sanctions for alleged misconduct in a suit charging sex abuse by a priest, has withdrawn from the...
Church lawyer, facing possible sanctions, quits abuse case (Boston Globe)
A longtime lawyer for Vermont's Catholic diocese, who faced possible sanctions for alleged misconduct in a suit charging sex abuse by a priest, has withdrawn from the case.
Lawyer asks judges to 'unlock the freezer' in frozen embryo case (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The lawyer for a British woman blocked by her ex-partner from using frozen embryos pleaded with appeals judges at the European Human Rights Court to "unlock the freezer" so she could have a baby.
Monster Worldwide dismisses lead lawyer over stock option grant practices (Canadian Business)
Vinnee Tong November 22, 2006 - 2:20 p.m. NEW YORK (AP) - Monster Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:MNST), the parent of job search site Monster.com, said Wednesday it has fired Myron Olesnyckyj, the company's lead lawyer, as part of its investigation into past stock-option grant practices.
Carson City lawyer chosen as district court judge (Nevada Appeal)
A Carson City lawyer appointed Tuesday by Gov. Kenny Guinn as First District Court judge will continue his family tradition of public service.
Attorney General Offers Tips For Safe Shopping (WLOX-TV Biloxi)
With the day after Thanksgiving designated as one of the busiest shopping days of the year, Attorney General Jim Hood would like to remind shoppers that a little extra caution will go a long way in helping you avoid becoming a victim of identity theft.
No Britney sex tape: lawyer (News Interactive)
THERE is no "sex tape" involving pop star Britney Spears and estranged husband Kevin Federline, his lawyer said today, despite tabloid reports to the contrary.
There is no Britney sex tape, husband's lawyer says (Reuters.co.uk)
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - There is no "sex tape" involving pop star Britney Spears and estranged husband Kevin Federline, his lawyer said on Tuesday.
Attorney General Says City Must Release 911 Tapes Of Comair Crash (WLEX-TV Lexington)
Frankfort (AP) -- Authorities must release the 911 tapes from the morning of the Comair Flight 5191 crash at Blue Grass Airport that killed 49 people, the Kentucky attorney general's office said.
Family lawyer to wealthy and powerful dies (Austin American-Statesman)
Ted Terry lectured statewide in family law. Edwin J. "Ted" Terry Jr., a well-regarded Austin lawyer who has worked on some of the region's biggest divorce and child custody cases, died of complications from a heart attack Wednesday at Brackenridge Hospital. He was 56.
County attorney to draft ambulance ordinance (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — Adams County may soon have an ordinance to regulate ambulance services. County Attorney Bob Latham said he was planning to have an ordinance that would regulate ambulance services to the board of supervisors this week.
Monroe County attorney receives 'Everyday Leader' award from PBA (Pocono Record)
Monroe County attorney Alex L. Bensinger recently received an Everyday Leader Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association. PBA President Kenneth J. Horoho Jr. presented the award to Bensinger during the November meeting of the Monroe County Bar Association at Glen Brook Country Club, Stroudsburg.
Sanjay leaves for Delhi to visit ailing lawyer (New Kerala)
Mumbai, Nov 22: Actor Sanjay Dutt, accused in the 1993 bomb blasts case, today left here for New Delhi to meet his ailing lawyer Rajendra Singh. TADA court Judge P D Kode allowed Sanjay to visit Delhi for two days and asked him to return by November 24.
Successful attorney has never forgotten community service (Morris Ledger)
The veteran attorney, who is also Plainfield's Municipal Court judge, was presented with the Morris County Branch of the NAACP's Community Service Award during its annual Freedom Fund dinner last month.
Rodriguez attorney wants a new trial (Crookston Daily Times)
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., facing a death sentence for the kidnapping and death of University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin, should get a new trial because of misconduct by prosecutors, racial bias and judicial error, his attorney claims.
Rodriguez attorney seeks new trial (Bismarck Tribune)
FARGO (AP) - Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., facing a death sentence for the kidnapping and death of University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin, should get a new trial because of misconduct by prosecutors, racial bias and judicial error, his attorney claims.
Monster gives lawyer the ax (The News & Observer)
Monster.com fired Myron Olesnyckyj, the online job search company's lead lawyer, as part of its investigation of past stock-option grant practices.
LEAD: Former Thai PM Thaksin in H.K. again, lawyer confirms (Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News)
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Monster fires lawyer over stock options (San Jose Mercury News)
Monster Worldwide, the parent of job search site Monster.com, said Wednesday that it terminated Myron Olesnyckyj, the company's lead lawyer, as part of its investigation into past stock-option grant practices.
Las Vegas lawyer aims for recovery after appearing drunk in court (KVBC Las Vegas)
A Las Vegas lawyer who showed up intoxicated in court in August says he's on the road to recovery. Joseph Caramagno tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he's been sober for three months after entering rehab.
Panic, not torture, behind family dog's death: lawyer (Vancouver Province)
DIDSBURY, Alta. - It was panic not deliberate cruelty that prompted two Alberta teens to allegedly inflict near-fatal injuries on a family dog, a defence lawyer said Wednesday.
City lawyer murder jury sent out (BBC News)
The jury in the trial of two teenagers accused of murdering a City lawyer will resume deliberations on Thursday.
Teacher's teen sex partners weren't children, lawyer argues (Canada.com)
Tom Ellison leaves Provincial Court with his lawyer Bill Smart at lunch break. VANCOUVER - Teens who had sex with their teacher 25 years ago were young women capable of making their own decisions and only became uncomfortable with those decisions in later years, court heard Wednesday.
Attorney withdraws from Phillips' case (The Buffalo News)
A Buffalo attorney who was asked to represent Ralph "Bucky" Phillips on his escape charge from the Erie County Correctional Facility officially withdrew from the case Tuesday.
Lawyer facing possible sanctions asks judge to recuse (Boston Globe)
A lawyer for a Vermont Catholic church attorney who allegedly withheld church documents in a sex abuse case is now asking the judge in the case to recuse himself, saying the judge has already expressed an opinion in the matter.
Lawyer facing possible sanctions asks judge to recuse (WRGB Albany)
A lawyer for a Vermont Catholic church attorney who allegedly withheld church documents in a sex abuse case is now asking the judge in the case to recuse himself, saying the judge has already expressed an opinion in the matter.
Lawyer facing possible sanctions asks judge to recuse (WCAX 3)
BURLINGTON A lawyer for a Vermont Catholic church attorney who allegedly withheld church documents in a sex abuse case is now asking the judge in the case to recuse himself,...
Attorney asks judge to recuse over alleged bias (WCAX 3)
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- A lawyer representing a longtime Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington attorney accused of withholding church documents in a sex abuse case wants the judge in the case...
Attorney wants acquittal for convicted leader of drug ring who skipped town (WOI-TV Des Moines)
SIOUX CITY, Iowa The attorney for a Sioux City man on the run after he was convicted of federal drug charges wants a judge to acquit his client, saying the evidence wasn't strong enough for a guilty verdict.
BI 7 dares lawyer: Produce client who raised accusation (Sun Star)
THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) 7 authorities yesterday said lawyer Pedro Leslie Salva must present his client, a certain George Tan, to give them a chance to counter the “black propaganda” against the agency.
Schultz's lawyer keeps mum on Kebble connection (SABC News)
The lawyer of Mickey Schultz the man said to be questioned by police in connection with the Brett Kebble murder, has denied claims that his client may be key to solving two other murders.
Patel case lawyer fined for deceptive conduct (Northern Territory News)
A PROMINENT Queensland lawyer has been found guilty of professional misconduct after he failed to disclose his client was riddled with cancer during a $1million personal injuries compensation claim.
New lawyer joins local Crown attorney’s office (Portage Daily Graphic)
A jewel has been added to the Crown. On Monday, Lee Turner began his employment with Portage la Prairie Crown attorney’s office, replacing Marlo MacGregor, who left in late August for a position in Calgary.
Brown family attorney accuses eBay of foot-dragging on Simpson book (KESQ)
LOS ANGELES An attorney for the family of Nicole Brown Simpson is accusing the online auction house eBay today of dragging its feet on pulling copies of O-J Simpson's canceled book.
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.
Attorney General Office orders raid and search of Iberia offices (El Universal)
The offices of Iberia airline in Caracas were subject to a search Thursday as instructed by the Attorney General Office. The officials link the Spanish company ex CEO Xavier de Irala with the alleged fraudulent bankruptcy of Venezuelan Viasa airline.
Attorney Accuses eBay Of Dragging On Simpson Book (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
An attorney for the family of Nicole Brown Simpson is accusing the online auction house eBay today of dragging its feet on pulling copies of O.J. Simpson's canceled book. Get E-Mail Updates Make Us Your Home Page
Attorney Accuses eBay Of Dragging On Simpson Book (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
An attorney for the family of Nicole Brown Simpson is accusing the online auction house eBay today of dragging its feet on pulling copies of O.J. Simpson's canceled book. Get E-Mail Updates Make Us Your Home Page
Brown family attorney says eBay not doing enough to pull Simpson book auctions (The San Francisco Examiner)
LOS ANGELES - An attorney representing the family of Nicole Brown Simpson accused eBay on Thursday of not moving quickly enough to yank auctions of "If I Did It," O.J. Simpson's hypothetically story of how he would have killed his ex-wife.
eBay not doing enough to pull Simpson book, Brown family attorney says (USA Today)
An attorney representing the family of Nicole Brown Simpson accused eBay on Thursday of not moving quickly enough to yank auctions of If I Did It, O.J. Simpson's hypothetical story of how he would have killed his ex-wife.
Firm fires fake lawyer (Roll On Friday)
US firm Anderson Kill is feeling a little foolish after it was revealed that one of its associates had not qualified as a lawyer and hadn't even been to law school.
Las Vegas lawyer aims for recovery after appearing drunk in court (KVBC Las Vegas)
A Las Vegas lawyer who showed up intoxicated in court in August says he's on the road to recovery. Joseph Caramagno tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he's been sober for three months after entering rehab.
Brown family attorney accuses eBay of foot-dragging on Simpson book (KESQ)
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An attorney for the family of Nicole Brown Simpson is accusing the online auction house eBay today of dragging its feet on pulling copies of O-J Simpson's canceled book.