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Attorney to present North cheerleading report to school board (McKinney Courier-Gazette)
On Monday, attorney Harry Jones will present his report on McKinney North High School to the McKinney Independent School District Board of Trustees during their regular school board meeting.
Teenagers guilty of murdering lawyer (Guardian Unlimited)
UK: Pair convicted of murder of City lawyer who died clutching wedding plans after being attacked outside tube station.
Two guilty of murdering lawyer (Guardian Unlimited)
Teenagers convicted of murder of City lawyer who died after being attacked outside a tube station.
Crumley Seeking GOP Nomination For N.C. Attorney General (WSOC-TV 9 Charlotte)
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Bob Crumley is getting out early in his efforts to run for attorney general in 2008, saying Republicans need to unite behind one candidate to challenge incumbent Roy Cooper.
U.K. Teens Guilty of Murdering Linklaters Lawyer (Update2) (Bloomberg.com)
Nov. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Two London teenagers were convicted today of murdering Linklaters lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce during the robbery of his mobile phone and subway pass.
Lawyer: Death Of Fresno Marine's Baby An Accident (CBS 13 Sacramento)
A lawyer representing a Marine accused of murdering his infant son shortly after his wife died from childbirth complications is claiming the death of the child was an accident.
Attorney Eino Zapata announces for Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3 (Bandera Bulletin)
Local attorney Eino Zapata, Republican, has announced his candidacy for the office of Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3. He has been licensed to practice law in Texas for 33 years since his graduation from St. Mary's School of Law with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence in August of 1973. Attorney Zapata also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southwest Texas State University.
Lawyer: Death of Fresno Marine's baby an accident (San Diego Union-Tribune)
FRESNO, 11:01 a.m. Nov. 27 (AP): A lawyer representing a Marine accused of murdering his infant son shortly after his wife died from childbirth complications said Monday that the death was an accident.
Scrushy Attorney Asks for Access to Certain Transcripts and Records (WSFA Montgomery)
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 27, 2006 -- In a court filing Friday, attorneys for businessman Richard Scrushy asked for the unsealing and access to certain court transcripts and records. The request was signed by the senior attorney for Mr. Scrushy, Art Leach.
Massachusetts Attorney General Is Suing Over `Big Dig' Collapse (Bloomberg.com)
Nov. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Massachusetts Attorney General Tom Reilly announced a lawsuit against 15 companies including Bechtel/Parsons-Brinkerhoff stemming from a ceiling collapse in Boston's ``Big Dig'' tunnels that killed a woman in July.
Attorney general cautions consumers to check for gift card fees (BizJournals)
State Attorney General Terry Goddard is warning consumers to be wary of gift cards that carry hidden fees, expiration dates and other stipulations.
Sovereigntist lawyer hopes he's on target as he shoots for Quebec hockey team (Canada.com)
QUEBEC (CP) - Sovereigntist lawyer Guy Bertrand is shooting again for a Quebec team at the world hockey championships in 2008. Bertrand says all the political talk swirling around these days about Quebec forming a nation is just more ammunition for people who support his idea.
Renown Attorney To Open Santa Rosa Cold Case (CBS 13 Sacramento)
An attorney who gained national attention with his investigative work into the assassination of President John Kennedy is getting involved in one of Santa Rosa's most infamous cold cases.
Lawyer: Death Of Marine's Baby Accidental (KGO-TV Bay Area)
A lawyer representing a Marine accused of murdering his infant son shortly after his wife died from childbirth complications said that the death was an accident.
Porco's Attorney Takes Swing at Unlikely Target (WTEN Albany)
Prosecutors in the Porco case fire back at attorney Terry Kindlon, responding to a letter sent to the judge looking to bar Peter Porco's own sister from making a statement at her nephew's sentencing.
Massachusetts Attorney General Suing Over `Big Dig' (Update1) (Bloomberg.com)
Nov. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Massachusetts Attorney General Tom Reilly announced a lawsuit against 15 companies including Bechtel/Parsons-Brinkerhoff stemming from a ceiling collapse in Boston's ``Big Dig'' tunnels that killed a woman in July.
Lawyer: Marine's baby's death accidental (AP via Yahoo! News)
A Marine charged with beating his 3-month-old son to death is guilty not of murder, but of improperly handling the child, his lawyer said Monday.
Lawyer: Marine's baby's death accidental (Boston Globe)
A Marine charged with beating his 3-month-old son to death is guilty not of murder, but of improperly handling the child, his lawyer said Monday.
Man Accused Of Forcing Woman To Drink Chemical To Get New Attorney (WISN TheMilwaukeeChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
sA Mequon man accused of forcing a woman to drink dangerous chemicals is getting a new attorney.
Man Accused Of Forcing Woman To Drink Chemical To Get New Attorney (The Milwaukee Channel)
sA Mequon man accused of forcing a woman to drink dangerous chemicals is getting a new attorney. During a court appearance Monday, Sean Kobin's public defender asked to withdraw from the case.
Lawyer: Marine's baby's death accidental (AP via Yahoo! News)
A Marine charged with beating his 3-month-old son to death handled the child improperly but is not guilty of murder, his lawyer said Monday.
Warren County Conducts Recount For Attorney Post (KCCI 8 Des Moines)
Three weeks after the Nov. 7 election, Warren County still does not officially have a county attorney, and a ballot recount is under way.
Two guilty of murdering lawyer (Guardian Unlimited)
Teenagers killed City lawyer for £20 and a mobile phone.
Fake Attorney Promises Family He'll Get Man Out Of Jail (WISN TheMilwaukeeChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
A Wauwatosa family turned to a lawyer who they believed was their last, best hope, only to learn that the man they paid to help them was a con artist pretending to be an attorney.
Fake Attorney Promises Family He'll Get Man Out Of Jail (The Milwaukee Channel)
A family desperate to free an imprisoned loved one is cheated out of thousands of dollars by a man who said he was an attorney.
Lawyer: Death of Fresno Marine's baby an accident (San Diego Union-Tribune)
FRESNO, 4:44 p.m. Nov. 27 (AP): The lawyer for a Marine accused of murdering his infant son shortly after his wife died from childbirth complications said Monday that his client may have played a role in the baby's death, but it was an accident.
Pair sentenced over lawyer's murder (PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
Two teenage muggers are due in court where they will be given life sentences for murdering City lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce.
Attorney about-face in P'burg (The Express-Times)
PHILLIPSBURG | The school board changed horses midstream. The board dumped special labor counsel Richard Bauch and handed the now-stalled negotiations with the teachers union to primary board attorney Donald Morrow.
Davenport lawyer tapped to serve as district judge (Quad-City Times)
DES MOINES — Gov. Tom Vilsack has tapped a Cedar Rapids judge to serve on the Iowa Court of Appeals and a Davenport lawyer as a district court judge.
Jury hires attorney for case with gas company (The Natchez Democrat)
VIDALIA — The Concordia Parish Police Jury agreed Monday to hire an attorney to represent the parish tax assessor in legal proceedings against a gas company.
Blount remembered as attorney, loyal Democrat (The Daily Reflector)
Those who attended Marvin K. Blount Jr's funeral Monday remembered him as a dedicated Democrat, attorney, family man and friend.
Lawyer shot dead in Marikina (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a lawyer in Permaline Homes, Fortune, Marikina City Tuesday morning. Senior Superintendent Sotero Ramos, Marikina police chief, identified the victim as Glenn McAskell.
Davenport lawyer tapped to serve as district judge (Quad-City Times)
DES MOINES — Gov. Tom Vilsack has tapped a Cedar Rapids judge to serve on the Iowa Court of Appeals and a Davenport lawyer as a district court judge.
La. high court disbars lawyer for good (2theadvocate.com)
By JOE GYAN JR. Advocate New Orleans bureau Published: Nov 28, 2006 NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Supreme Court has permanently disbarred a Baton Rouge lawyer that it disbarred seven years ago.
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.
Inland attorney dies of apparent heart attack (The Press-Enterprise)
'A GO-TO GUY': He is remembered as both charming and confrontational. SAN BERNARDINO - An apparent heart attack killed a prominent Inland attorney Monday who spent 40 years defending everyone from high-profile criminal defendants to controversial politicians.
Attorney general chooses to go out with a bang (Boston Globe)
Every major Boston news outlet flocked to Thomas F. Reilly's 20th-floor office yesterday to cover the next major development in the Big Dig crisis -- and, possibly, the last major event of Reilly's public career. When the attorney general entered the room and saw the huge throng of news cameras and reporters gathered to hear him speak, he drew in ...
Murdered lawyer's fiancée to speak of her loss (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
The fiancée of murdered City lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce will describe publicly for the first time the pain caused by his death when his killers are sentenced on Tuesday.
Warren panel begins recount in attorney race (The Des Moines Register)
A three-person recount board began counting by hand more than 17,000 ballots Monday to determine who will be the next Warren County attorney.
Sentencing for City lawyer's killers (ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
The teenage killers of Tom ap Rhys Pryce are due to be sentenced at the Old Bailey for the City lawyer's "callous and senseless" murder.
Opposition reject Attorney General 'misrepresentation' claim (Panorama)
The Opposition say they reject that they have in any way "misinterpreted the meaning and effect" of the letter written by the Attorney General to the Leader of the Opposition on the legal basis for the Referendum.
Hoodies who murdered City lawyer jailed for life (Daily Mail)
Two hoodie robbers were jailed for life for the murder of City lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce. Donnel Carty, 19, and Delano Brown, 18, were found guilty of murdering the 31-year-old for a mobile phone and a travel card
Attorney seeks suppression of call in Pa. dismemberment case (WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg)
The attorney for a man accused of killing and dismembering his younger brother filed a motion to suppress a cell phone conversation the defendant had with his wife while she ...
Infant's death accidental, Marine's lawyer claims (Contra Costa Times)
A lawyer representing a Marine accused of murdering his infant son shortly after his wife died from childbirth complications said Monday that the death was an accident.
Overdose Believed to Claim Assistant Attorney General (WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia)
Police say an assistant in the West Virginia Attorney General's office died from an overdose.
Weight centers agree to pay Attorney general says claims were misleading (The Olympian)
Washington state has settled with two weight loss companies, including one that operates a store in Lacey, which were accused of falsely advertising the cost of their programs, Attorney General Rob McKenna announced Monday.
Lawyer's fiancée remembers "best friend and soulmate" (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
The fiancée of murdered City lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce told his attackers on Tuesday of the "absolute devastation" they wreaked when they killed her "best friend and soulmate".
Lawyer's fiancée remembers "best friend and soulmate" (Reuters.co.uk)
LONDON (Reuters) - The fiancée of murdered City lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce told his attackers on Tuesday of the "absolute devastation" they wreaked when they killed her "best friend and soulmate".
Lawyer's killers 'tore fiancée's heart to pieces' (Daily Telegraph)
The fiancée of a successful City lawyer murdered by two muggers said today that the killers "ripped out my heart with their bare hands" by taking his life.
Lawyer's killers jailed for life (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
The fiancee of murdered City lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce told his two attackers they had "ripped out my heart with their bare hands" as they were jailed for life on Tuesday.