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Lowville attorney to run for Lewis County DA (News 10 Now Syracuse)
Lowville attorney, Michael Young, has announced that he will run for Lewis County District Attorney.
Lowville attorney to run for Lewis County DA (News 10 Now Syracuse)
Lowville Attorney Michael Young will seek a third term as the Lewis County District Attorney. He made the decision official on Friday. Young has served as part-time District Attorney since 1999. The position will become full time at the end of the current term.
Lawyer: Nadeau had another job lined up when he resigned (Eagle-Tribune Online)
CONCORD - The lawyer for former East Derry fire Chief John Nadeau acknowledged in court yesterday that Nadeau had another job lined up when he was asked to resign in 2004 from the now-defunct Fire Department.
Attorney: Race played no role in beating (KHNL News 8 Honolulu)
HONOLULU A defense attorney for a man charged in the vicious beating of a husband and wife contends the woman was to blame for the physical altercation.
Newspaper seeks attorney general's opinion (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
FARMINGTON, N.M. The Daily Times and the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government have filed a complaint with the state attorney general over the city of Farmington's...
Iraqi lawyer cited for contempt (The Washington Times)
A defense lawyer in the Anfal trial in Iraq was cited for contempt Saturday for accusing the court in the Dujail massacre case of "sectarian and racial bias."
Iraqi lawyer cited for contempt (UPI)
A defense lawyer in the Anfal trial in Iraq was cited for contempt Saturday for accusing the court in the Dujail massacre case of "sectarian and racial ...
Attorney General celebrates sunshine laws (WSIL 3 Southern Illinois)
The Illinois Attorney General's office says four of every five requests for information from the government comes from private citizens. The information comes from Lisa Madigan’s annual report on her public access counselor.
Attorney General Gonzales facing another tough week over firing of prosecutors (WAVE 3 Louisville)
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, facing another tough week amid calls for his ouster, has offered a mea culpa to the nation's 93 U.S. attorneys for the way the Justice Department fired eight of their colleagues.
Attorney General Gonzales talks to U.S. attorneys about firings (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
WASHINGTON Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is trying to boost the morale of the nation's 93 U-S attorneys after the Justice Department fired eight of their...
Attorney General Gonzales talks to U.S. attorneys about firings (WMCTV Memphis)
WASHINGTON Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is trying to boost the morale of the nation's 93 U-S attorneys after the Justice Department fired eight of their...
Attorney General Gonzales talks to U.S. attorneys about firings (KTRE-TV East Texas)
WASHINGTON Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is trying to boost the morale of the nation's 93 U-S attorneys after the Justice Department fired eight of their colleagues.
Mental evaluation ordered for lawyer (The Greenville News)
Judge Larry Peterson said Friday he will wait to make a decision about granting bond for a Greenville attorney accused of threatening members of the state Attorney Generalʼs Office until the lawyer undergoes a mental evaluation.
Lawyer Who Wiped Out D.C. Ban Says It's About Liberties, Not Guns (Washington Post)
Meet the lawyer who conceived the lawsuit that gutted the District's tough gun-control statute this month. Meet the lawyer who recruited a group of strangers to sue the city and bankrolled their successful litigation out of his own pocket.
Accused Murderer Could Lose Attorney (WLUC TV 6)
The downstate man accused of killing his wife at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore last summer may need a new attorney. The Alger County Prosecutor filed a motion to remove Thomas Richardson's attorney, Jason Elmore, from the case.
Attorney:. Officials can’t withhold information (The State)
CHARLESTON — South Carolina police agencies frequently use personal privacy as a reason to withhold public information, a media attorney says.
Savannah lawyer hired to represent Effingham IDA (Savannah Morning News)
SPRINGFIELD - A Savannah lawyer from a well-known law firm specializing in business was hired Thursday as general counsel for the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority.
Lawyer: Money coming from Warranty insolvency (Lincoln Journal Star)
It may take another year or so, but people and businesses burned by the failure of the National Warranty Insurance Risk Retention Group are bound to get some money back, according to Norm Blumenthal, a lawyer representing a class of people with claims against the insolvent company.
Former Utah attorney general led crusade (Deseret Morning News)
Utah's last high-profile champion for domestic abuse concerns was Jan Graham, the state's attorney general from 1993-2001.
Attorney probe could threaten Mercer's job (Billings Gazette)
WASHINGTON - The U.S. attorney for Montana has figured prominently in a Senate investigation into the firings of several U.S. attorneys, possibly threatening his chances to be confirmed as the No. 3 official in the Department of Justice.
Kanowsky picked as a top attorney (Los Angeles Daily News)
On March 7, Santa Clarita attorney Carl Kanowsky was named one of the Top 25 Lawyers of the Valley by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal at a ceremony held at the Beverly Garland Holiday Inn in North Hollywood.
Attorney firings highlight principle (Akron Beacon Journal)
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft had a standard spiel for new U.S. attorneys: ``You have to leave politics at the door to do this job properly.''
Attorney chosen Gallatin planner (Billings Gazette)
BOZEMAN - The new head of the planning office for Gallatin County, one of Montana's high-growth areas, has been a deputy attorney for the county the past year and a half.
Lapsed license holds up candidate for U.S. attorney (Contra Costa Times)
Former Republican congressman Rick White, one of three candidates the Republicans have submitted to replace John McKay as U.S. attorney for Western Washington, cannot practice law in the state.
Attorney is new planner for Gallatin County (Helena Independent Record)
BOZEMAN (AP) — The new head of the planning office for Gallatin County, one of Montana’s high-growth areas, has been a deputy attorney for the county the past 1½ years.
Attorney Gen. Gonzales Faces Another Tough Week Over Firing Of Prosecutors (New London Day)
Washington - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, facing another tough week amid calls for his ouster, has offered a mea culpa to the nationʼs 93 U.S. ...
MANATEE'S LATINO LEADERS: Attorney views self as minorities' messenger (Bradenton Herald)
A traveler, motorcycle racer and personal injury attorney, C.J. Czaia is also chairman of the Manatee County Democratic Party and twice a former Congressional candidate.
Gainesville Lawyer Dies In Fiery Crash At Air Show (WJXT Jacksonville)
TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- A lawyer flying a stunt plane at an air show crashed and died Friday before a crowd of spectators, authorities said. Eilon Krugman-Kadi, 58, was killed when a plane identified as an L-39 jet fighter crashed at Space Coast Regional Airport in Titusville.
UDJ District Attorney endorsement (The Ukiah Daily Journal)
Today we endorse Keith Faulder for District Attorney in Mendocino County. We think this race is primarily about experience and of the three candidates in the race, we believe Mr. Faulder has the best experience to do the job. Mr. Faulder has been working some of the toughest cases in the DA's office over the past eight years and getting solid convictions. He has shown over and over that he is ...
Lawyer to appeal Pearl case conviction (AP via Yahoo! News)
The lawyer for a man convicted of killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl said Sunday he will file an appeal using an al-Qaida lieutenant's recent confession that he beheaded the reporter.
Matthew Pyun to serve as Kaua'i County attorney (Honolulu Advertiser)
LIHU'E, Kaua'i — The Kaua'i County Council has confirmed Matthew Pyun Jr. as the new county attorney. Pyun will assume his position Wednesday. "We are very fortunate to have a person of Matthew's caliber join the county," said Mayor Bryan Baptiste.
Lawyer to Appeal Pearl Case Conviction (ABC News)
Lawyer to Use al-Qaida Lieutenant's Claim in Appeal for Conviction in Daniel Pearl Killing
Lawyer to use al-Qaida claim in appeal for conviction in Pearl killing (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The lawyer for a man convicted in Pakistan of killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl says he's filing an appeal. He says it will be based...
Lawyer To Appeal Pearl Killer Conviction (CBS 13 Sacramento)
The lawyer for a man convicted of killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl said Sunday he will file an appeal using an al Qaeda lieutenant's recent confession that he beheaded the reporter.
Lawyer To Appeal Pearl Killer Conviction (WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul)
The lawyer for a man convicted of killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl said Sunday he will file an appeal using an al Qaeda lieutenant's recent confession that he beheaded the reporter.
Court rules dad not entitled to lawyer (Eagle-Tribune Online)
CONCORD (AP) - A Pennsylvania man whose daughter never lived with him was not entitled to a lawyer during an abuse and neglect case against her mother, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Timeline: The Firing of U.S. Attorney Carol Lam (NPR)
Carol Lam was a U.S. Attorney in San Diego, Calif. She prosecuted former Republican Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, now in federal prison for accepting bribes. The Justice Department has said that Lam was let go because she wasn't aggressive enough in prosecuting immigration and gun cases.
Lawyer plans to use al-Qaida claim in appeal for conviction in Daniel Pearl killing (Boston Herald)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The lawyer for a man convicted of killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl said Sunday he will file an appeal using an al-Qaida lieutenant's recent confession that...
Attorney General probes Merrillville-based long-distance provider (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. - Attorney General Steve Carter is investigating a Merrillville company accused of either switching long-distance telephone customers to its phone service without permission or putting unauthorized charges on customers' bills.
Lawyer to use al-Qaida claim in appeal for conviction in Pearl killing (Fox 19 Cincinnati)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The lawyer for a man convicted in Pakistan of killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl says he's filing an appeal. He says it will be based on the recent confession of al-Qaida number-three man Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (HAH'-leed shayk moh-HAH'-med).
Lawyer To Use al-Qaida Claim In Appeal For Conviction In Pearl Killing (WLBZ Bangor)
The lawyer for a man convicted in Pakistan of killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl says he's filing an appeal.
Lawyer To Use al-Qaida Claim In Appeal For Conviction In Pearl Killing (WCSH 6 Portland)
The lawyer for a man convicted in Pakistan of killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl says he's filing an appeal.
Attorney General probes Merrillville-based long-distance provider (ABC 7 Chicago)
Indiana's attorney general is investigating a Merrillville company accused of either switching long-distance telephone customers to its phone service without permission or putting unauthorized charges on customers' bills.
Accused Murderer Could Lose Attorney (WLUC TV 6)
The downstate man accused of killing his wife at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore last summer may need a new attorney. The Alger County Prosecutor filed a motion to remove Thomas Richardson's attorney, Jason Elmore, from the case.
Attorney General Gonzales talks to U.S. attorneys about firings (WLUC TV 6)
WASHINGTON Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is trying to boost the morale of the nation's 93 U-S attorneys after the Justice Department fired eight of their colleagues.
Attorney Robert Smith Enters Hinds Co. DA Race (WAPT.com)
Jackson lawyer Robert Smith enters the race for Hinds County District Attorney.
Born "not too far down the road" in Carlisle and a current Lexington dweller and attorney, Gatewood Galbraith is no ... (The Ledger Independent)
In the past, the outspoken proponent of education, privacy rights and civil liberties has run for commissioner of Agriculture, attorney general, twice for Congress and now, for a fourth time, for governor.
Lawyer to use al-Qaida claim in appeal for conviction in Pearl killing (WSTM-TV NBC 3)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The lawyer for a man convicted in Pakistan of killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl says he's filing an appeal. He says it will be based on the recent confession of al-Qaida number-three man Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (HAH'-leed shayk moh-HAH'-med).
Official Alerted F.B.I. to Rules Abuse 2 Years Ago, Lawyer Says (New York Times)
An official in the Communications Analysis Unit said he raised concerns with superiors soon after he was assigned to the unit in early 2005.
Dems: Fired attorney was investigating GOP (Newsday)
Senate Democrats signaled yesterday that of the eight U.S. attorneys abruptly fired by the Bush administration, the case in San Diego is emerging as the most troubling because of new allegations that U.S. Attorney Carol Lam was fired in a direct attempt to shut down investigations into Republican politicians.