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County Attorney To Step Down Next Month (The Morning News)
BENTONVILLE -- County Attorney Edwin Gartin will step down in January after two years of service, he confirmed during a telephone interview Monday.
Attorney general a no-show for Biomass hearing (The Ironton Tribune)
Representatives for the state attorney general were no-shows Wednesday for a court hearing regarding the cleanup — or lack thereof — of a local industrial site.
Lawyer under ethics cloud takes oath (Montgomery Advertiser)
A Jackson lawyer who was sanctioned by the Alabama State Bar has been sworn in early as a circuit judge despite lingering questions about whether he will actually be able to serve.
Lautenschlager, a FdL native, proud of her achievements as attorney general (Fond du Lac Reporter)
Though she is disappointed her run as Wisconsins attorney general is coming to a close, Fond du Lac native Peg Lautenschlager sees at least one positive: Now shell have time to clean her house.
Lawyer Begs for 2nd Chance for Ex-Queen (The Ledger)
CLEARWATER - The former Miss Nevada USA, dethroned over raunchy photos posted online, apologized Saturday as her lawyer pleaded for the pageant queen to be given a second chance. Katie Rees, who appeared in photos revealing a breast and exposing her thong at a party in Tampa, said her behavior was an "isolated incident."
Lewes hires outside attorney in disputed canalfront land case (The News Journal)
The city of Lewes has retained attorney Rick Berl to help determine ownership of a canalfront property that officials hope to include in a public park. Berl was brought in to represent Lewes because the law firm of City Solicitor Tempe Steen was involved in a recent sale of the Pilottown Road property, according to City Manager Tom Wontorek. Steen is with Georgetown-based Tunnell & Raysor, as is ...
New district attorney plans changes Early on (Sentinel & Enterprise)
Incoming Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. said he will be making some immediate changes after being sworn in on Jan. 3. He plans to add a prosecutor to the office's gang division and another one to help handle juvenile crimes.
Local attorney cited for DUI, wanton endangerment (The Sentinel-News)
Local attorney Cyrus "Gilmore" Dutton III was arrested shortly after midnight Wednesday and charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of a single-car accident and wanton endangerment. He had his child in the car with him at the time of the wreck.
James Bentley's attorney says evidence lacking in child porn case (WHO-TV 13 Des Moines)
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa James Bentley's attorney is asking a judge to dismiss federal child porn charges because prosecutors don't have any film, camera or pictures to...
James Bentley's attorney says evidence lacking in child porn case (KWWL Iowa)
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa James Bentley's attorney is asking a judge to dismiss federal child porn charges because prosecutors don't have any film, camera or pictures to support their case.
James Bentley's Attorney Says Evidence Lacking In Child Porn Case (KCCI 8 Des Moines)
James Bentley's attorney is asking a judge to dismiss federal child porn charges because prosecutors don't have any film, camera or pictures to support their case.
James Bentley's attorney says evidence lacking in child porn case (WOI-TV Des Moines)
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa James Bentley's attorney is asking a judge to dismiss federal child porn charges because prosecutors don't have any film, camera or pictures to support their case.
Second Attorney Joins Fr. Robinson Appeals Team (NBC 24 Toledo)
(Toledo, OH) --- As NBC24 was the first to report, former priest Gerald Robinson is getting a second lawyer for his appeal. Prominent Toledo attorney Richard Kerger will join the team appealing Fr. Robinson's murder conviction.
James Bentley's attorney says evidence lacking in child porn case (Globe Online)
CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — James Bentley's attorney is asking a judge to dismiss federal child pornography charges against his client because prosecutors haven't shown any film, camera or pictures to support their case.
James Bentley's attorney says evidence lacking in child porn case (Globe Online)
CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — James Bentley's attorney is asking a judge to dismiss federal child pornography charges against his client because prosecutors haven't shown any film, camera or pictures to support their case.
James Bentley's attorney says evidence lacking in child porn case (KWQC-TV 6 Davenport)
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa James Bentley's attorney is asking a judge to dismiss federal child porn charges because prosecutors don't have any film, camera or pictures to support their case.
Attorney Wants Coroner's Statement Tossed (The Morning News)
BENTONVILLE -- Coroner Kimberly Scott's defense attorney is fighting to keep statements she made to police from being introduced during her trial on felony drug and theft charges.
Former Bush senior aide named to U.S. attorney post (The Morning News)
WASHINGTON -- A former Republican political operative and top aide to President Bush was named late Friday as interim U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
County Attorney To Step Down Next Month (The Morning News)
BENTONVILLE -- County Attorney Edwin Gartin will step down in January after two years of service, he confirmed during a telephone interview Monday.
Saudi lawyer fights for nation's human rights / Shariah scholar says even morals police not above law (San Francisco Chronicle)
Saudi human rights lawyer Abdul-Rahman Al-Lahem said he had been waiting years for a case like this: A woman and her daughter, both accused of promiscuity, were followed by the morals police as they left a private residence on the outskirts of the...
Second Attorney Joins Fr. Robinson Appeals Team (NBC 24 Toledo)
(Toledo, OH) --- As NBC24 was the first to report, former priest Gerald Robinson is getting a second lawyer for his appeal. Prominent Toledo attorney Richard Kerger will join the team appealing Fr. Robinson's murder conviction.
James Bentley's attorney says evidence lacking in child porn case (Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier)
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - James Bentley's attorney is asking a judge to dismiss federal child pornography charges against his client because prosecutors haven't shown any film, camera or pictures to support their case.
Local attorney cited for DUI, wanton endangerment (The Sentinel-News)
Local attorney Cyrus "Gilmore" Dutton III was arrested shortly after midnight Wednesday and charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of a single-car accident and wanton endangerment. He had his child in the car with him at the time of the wreck.
Local attorney cited for DUI, wanton endangerment (Sentinel-News)
Local attorney Cyrus "Gilmore" Dutton III was arrested shortly after midnight Wednesday and charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of a single-car accident and wanton endangerment. He had his child in the car with him at the time of the wreck.
James Bentley's attorney says evidence lacking in child porn case (WQAD Moline)
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa James Bentley's attorney is asking a judge to dismiss federal child porn charges because prosecutors don't have any film, camera or pictures to support their case.
District Attorney Investigates Inglewood Officials (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
Two elected officials in Inglewood who borrowed hundreds of thousands of dollars through a low-interest loan program are being investigated by the Los Angeles County district attorney. Get E-Mail Updates Make Us Your Homepage
Kansas Lawyer on Break from Defending Genocide Suspect (WIBW-TV Topeka)
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) _ A southeast Kansas lawyer came home for the holidays from the Netherlands, where he's representing a defendant in a genocide trial.
Attorney general a no-show for Biomass hearing (The Ironton Tribune)
Representatives for the state attorney general were no-shows Wednesday for a court hearing regarding the cleanup — or lack thereof — of a local industrial site.
Attorney for James Bentley Wants Child Porn Charges Dismissed (KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids)
CEDAR RAPIDS - An attorney for James Bentley wants his client's federal child pornography charges to be dismissed. Bentley also faces state charges for sexually abusing, Jetseta Gage, 10, Cedar Rapids.
Attorney says lawsuit decision still up to BOE (Sampson Independent)
An attorney for Alliance Defense Fund, which is suing Sampson County Schools, said it is still up to the school system what happens with the case. He said the organization still hasn’t gotten all they want to drop the suit.
Second Attorney Joins Fr. Robinson Appeals Team (NBC 24 Toledo)
(Toledo, OH) --- As NBC24 was the first to report, former priest Gerald Robinson is getting a second lawyer for his appeal. Prominent Toledo attorney Richard Kerger will join the team appealing Fr. Robinson's murder conviction.
Brown's widow claims she's locked out (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
James Brown's widow says she has been denied access to the home she shared with the singer and their five-year-old son, at the request of Brown's lawyer.
Garcillano's lawyer says CA will also junk solons' perjury case (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
Virgilio Garcillano's lawyer on Tuesday said he is confident that even the Court of Appeals will junk a perjury complaint against the former election commissioner should lawmakers' file one after state prosecutors earlier threw out the solons’ charges of 21 counts of perjury and falsification of documents against his client.
James Brown's widow claims she is locked out of home she shared with singer (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
BEECH ISLAND, South Carolina (AP) - James Brown's widow said she was denied access to the home she shared with the singer and their 5-year-old son, claiming the gate was padlocked at the request of Brown's lawyer and accountant.
Castellow named county attorney (The Moultrie Observer)
The county commission has selected Moultrie attorney Lester Castellow as the successor to County Attorney Bill McCalley.Castellow begins work Jan. 2, which is the first meeting of the board in 2007. He was selected out of three applicants, County Administrator J.D. Byrd said Friday.
Brown's widow fights for access to home (AP via Yahoo! News)
James Brown's widow said Monday she was denied access to the home she shared with the singer and their 5-year-old son, claiming the gate was padlocked at the request of Brown's lawyer and accountant.
Covington attorney re-elected to state board (The Kentucky Post)
Covington attorney Robert E. Rich was re-elected third vice president of the Kentucky Historical Society Executive Committee Board during the society's annual meeting in Frankfort.
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.
Sonia Flew (Metromix.com)
A Cuban-American lawyer with a Jewish husband and two kids struggles with childhood memories of the Cuban revolution after her son enlists in the war in Iraq. Penned by Melinda Lopez.
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.
Attorney Wants Coroner's Statement Tossed (The Morning News)
BENTONVILLE -- Coroner Kimberly Scott's defense attorney is fighting to keep statements she made to police from being introduced during her trial on felony drug and theft charges.
Former Bush senior aide named to U.S. attorney post (The Morning News)
WASHINGTON -- A former Republican political operative and top aide to President Bush was named late Friday as interim U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
County Attorney To Step Down Next Month (The Morning News)
BENTONVILLE -- County Attorney Edwin Gartin will step down in January after two years of service, he confirmed during a telephone interview Monday.
Attorney becomes assistant secretary (The Plain Dealer)
Ronald J. James, longtime Cleveland labor attorney who has been serving as head of the Department of Homeland Secu rity's personnel office, has been sworn in as the assistant secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs.
Bar scolds Huntley for lawyer's alleged mishandling of funds (Mobile Press-Register)
It ended quietly and in fine print, with a recent legal notice stating that prominent Mobile lawyer Willie Huntley Jr. had been publicly reprimanded by the Alabama Bar Association.
Doyle looks to fill Green Lake County district attorney position (Fond du Lac Reporter)
Gov. Jim Doyle said he is seeking applicants for appointment as district attorney in Green Lake County.
Widow says his lawyer ordered her locked out (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
BEECH ISLAND, S.C. -- James Brown's widow said Monday that she was denied access to the home she shared with the singer and their 5-year-old son, saying the gate was padlocked at the request of Brown's lawyer and accountant.
'Idealistic' lawyer top federal defender (The Plain Dealer)
Dennis Terez traded the good life of being a partner at a prestigious downtown law firm to work with drug dealers, rip-off artists and even a terror suspect.
Dublin law partner to steer high-court disciplinary board (The Columbus Dispatch)
A Dublin lawyer will lead the Ohio Supreme Court panel that metes out discipline on lawyers and judges who violate professional rules.
Smith thanks supporters (INQ7.net)
MANILA -- Reaching out from detention, American rape convict Daniel Smith sent a message of thanks to his supporters who helped him pull through his first jailhouse Christmas through a shower of gifts and goodies, his lawyer said.