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Attorney General says adoption agency didn't deliver children (KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul)
Attorney General Lori Swanson is seeking a court-ordered financial audit of Reaching Arms International, an adoption agency based in New Hope.Her office released
Attorney General Proposes Toughening Laws For Online Sex Crimes (WJXT Jacksonville)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Online sexual predators who solicit children and then travel to meet them could get up to 15 years in prison, while the penalties for other Internet sex crimes would be increased, under a bill Attorney General Bill McCollum proposed Wednesday.
Detainee's lawyer blasts ASIO (News Interactive)
SPY agency ASIO should publicly explain its decision to reverse a security assessment which kept an Iraqi detained on Nauru for five years, the man's lawyer saids.
Lawyer: No negotiations going on for Dassey testimony (WBAY Green Bay)
MILWAUKEE There are no active negotiations going on between prosecutors and Brendan Dassey. That's the word today from his lawyer, Mark Fremgen. The...
Embattled Kane County attorney stepping down (The Salt Lake Tribune)
Posted: 2:52 PM- KANAB - Facing a legal challenge to his residency in Kane County and not even a month into an elected term as county attorney, Jon Hummel has agreed to resign his post Feb. 12. County Commission Chairman Mark Habbeshaw said Wednesday that a negotiated settlement was reached during a closed commission meeting this week.
Lawyer: Not negotiating a plea deal for Dassey testimony (Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter)
MILWAUKEE - The lawyer for a teen accused in the murder of a young photographer said Wednesday that they are not negotiating a plea deal that would entail the youth testifying against his uncle.
Dwek exchanges harsh words with lawyer in court hearing (Asbury Park Press)
A younger brother of Solomon Dwek today agreed to pay $1,500-a-month rent on his Crosby Avenue home to avoid being turned out by a judge. A court-appointed lawyer in the case had asked Superior Court Judge Alexander D. Lehrer to remove Avi Dwek and his pregnant wife and child from the house, which is owned by Dwek. The lawyer, Nicole M. Sonnenblick, wanted the family removed because she said they ...
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.
Dassey's Lawyer Says No Plea Deal's in the Works (WBAY Green Bay)
There are no active negotiations going on between prosecutors and Brendan Dassey, the teen's defense lawyer says.