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Lawyer says no decision yet on where to file grizzly suit (KIVI Boise)
CHEYENNE, Wyo. A lawyer for several environmental groups says he hasn't decided whether he will honor a request from Governor Dave Freudenthal to file in Wyoming any...
US attorney furor: no end in sight (The Christian Science Monitor)
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales testifies before Congress Tuesday in a crucial moment for the Bush administration.
Lawyer for Cuban militant calls government bid "frivolous" (ABC 7 El Paso)
A lawyer for anti-Castro Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles described government efforts to keep the aging militant jailed "frivolous and merely for the purposes of delay."
B.C. judge declines lawyer's request for cross-examination in sextuplets case (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
VANCOUVER (CP) - A lawyer for the parents of sextuplets says his clients' constitutional rights were violated when their babies were seized by the B.C. government so they could be given blood transfusions against their parents' wishes.
B.C. judge declines lawyer's request for cross-examination in sextuplets case (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
VANCOUVER (CP) - A lawyer for the parents of sextuplets says his clients' constitutional rights were violated when their babies were seized by the B.C. government so they could be given blood transfusions against their parents' wishes.
Lawyer for Cuban militant calls government bid "frivolous" (KLTV 7 Tyler)
EL PASO, Texas A lawyer for anti-Castro Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles described government efforts to keep the aging militant jailed as -- quote -- "frivolous...
Lawyer for Cuban militant calls government bid "frivolous" (KTRE-TV East Texas)
EL PASO, Texas A lawyer for anti-Castro Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles described government efforts to keep the aging militant jailed as -- quote -- "frivolous and merely for the purposes of delay.
US Senate Postpones Attorney General Hearings After University Shootings (Voice of America)
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has postponed Tuesday's highly-anticipated hearing for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, following Monday's deadly shootings at Virginia Tech University.
Official: Bush relayed criticism of Iglesias to Attorney General (KOB-TV Albuquerque)
(AP) - President Bush took concerns about former New Mexico U.S. Attorney David Iglesias to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales last October, Kyle Sampson told congressional investigators over the weekend.
Official: Bush relayed criticism of Iglesias to Attorney General (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
UNDATED President Bush took concerns about former New Mexico U-S Attorney David Iglesias to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales last October. That's what a former...
Attorney general urged to quit (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Leading conservatives called for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to resign Monday, saying he has "brought the...
Defendant's attorney cites wife's affair (The Patriot-News)
The attorney for a personal trainer accused of beating a disabled veteran to death told a Dauphin County jury yesterday that two key prosecution witnesses -- his client's wife and best friend -- were having an affair and had reasons to lie.
Lawyer who appeared for accused in Kanishka case reprimanded (Outlook India)
A prominent lawyer who appeared for an accused in the Air India bombing case has been reprimanded and fined USD 20,000 after being found guilty of professional misconduct by the British Columbia Law Society.
Howard K. Stern files slander suit against Virgie Arthur's attorney (Reality TV World)
Howard K. Stern went to federal court in Florida Friday, charging he was defamed by the attorney for the mother of his late companion, Anna Nicole Smith.
News Tracker: City attorney (La Crosse Tribune)
WHAT WE KNEW: After receiving seven applications, three finalists — former assistant city attorney Matthew J. Fleming of Madison, current assistant city attorney Stephen F. Matty of La Crosse and Terry P. Race of Whitewater, Wis. — were interviewed March 28 for the open La Crosse City Attorney job. Fleming withdrew earlier this month for family reasons.
MLAX | Lawyer says Perritt hopes to return to SU (Daily Orange)
Gary Sommer, the lawyer of Syracuse lacrosse midfielder Pat Perritt, told The Daily Orange on Monday that Perritt planned to leave school Monday or today. "He won't be back as far as this semester," Sommer said. "He hopes at some time in the future to return to Syracuse.
Kentucky attorney general: 11 men arrested in Internet sex sting (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Eleven men, including two from Indiana, were arrested during an Internet sex sting, Kentucky's attorney general said Monday.
Ford lawyer aims to establish setup (Knoxville News Sentinel)
MEMPHIS - Former state Sen. John Ford's lawyer sought Monday to discredit an FBI agent who told a federal court jury he paid bribes to the Memphis lawmaker.
Client reports lawyer for failing to issue VAT receipt (Malta Today)
A lawyer lost an appeal against a court sentence fining him Lm150, after a former client reported him to the VAT department for not issuing a fiscal receipt for his services.
Cuban militant's lawyer calls U.S. bid to keep him jailed 'frivolous' (El Paso Times)
A lawyer for anti-Castro Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles described government efforts to keep the aging militant jailed "frivolous and merely for the purposes of delay."
Lawyer: No decision yet on filing grizzly suit (Helena Independent Record)
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A lawyer for several environmental groups says he hasn’t decided whether he will honor a request from Gov. Dave Freudenthal to file in Wyoming any planned lawsuit over the federal government’s plan to lift protections for grizzly bears.
Lawyer says no decision yet on where to file grizzly suit (The Times-News)
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A lawyer for several environmental groups says he hasn't decided whether he will honor a request from Gov. Dave Freudenthal to file in Wyoming any planned lawsuit over the federal government's plan to lift protections for grizzly bears.
City attorney takes job at law firm (Miami Herald)
Hollywood's city attorney said Monday he will resign next month to take a job in private practice.
Hollywood city attorney leaving for job at private law firm (Sun-Sentinel)
Hollywood · Longtime Hollywood City Attorney Dan Abbott, who guided the city through recent years of tumultuous and pricey legal battles, said Monday he's quitting to return to private practice.
Clues point to bigger role for AG in attorney firings (The Sacramento Bee)
WASHINGTON — New details emerging from Justice Department interviews and e-mails suggest that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and perhaps President Bush were more active than they've acknowledged in the firings last year of eight U.S. attorneys, lawmakers said Monday.
US attorney furor: no end in sight (The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News)
Whether Attorney General Alberto Gonzales remains in his job or not, the furor over fired US prosecutors seems set to continue for weeks to come.
Jack Thomas's lawyer withdraws from case (Perth Now)
JOSEPH Terrence Thomas will have to find a new lawyer in his defence of terrorism-related charges, after his solicitor withdrew from the case today.
Jack Thomas's lawyer withdraws from case (Daily Telegraph)
JOSEPH Terrence Thomas will have to find a new lawyer in his defence of terrorism-related charges, after his solicitor withdrew from the case today.
Lawyer: No decision yet on filing grizzly suit (Helena Independent Record)
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A lawyer for several environmental groups says he hasn’t decided whether he will honor a request from Gov. Dave Freudenthal to file in Wyoming any planned lawsuit over the federal government’s plan to lift protections for grizzly bears.
Lawyer for Cuban militant calls government bid "frivolous" (KXAN 36 Austin)
EL PASO, Texas A lawyer for anti-Castro Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles described government efforts to keep the aging militant jailed as -- quote -- "frivolous and merely for the purposes of delay.
Payment disclosure improper: Attorney (Chicago Tribune)
An attorney who long advised media giant Hollinger International Inc. executives about sales of publications and disclosures to regulatory agencies testified Monday that millions of dollars in payments to Hollinger Chairman Conrad Black and other top executives were not properly disclosed to shareholders.
Lawyer rules out amnesia defense for Parish (The Post and Courier)
Economist Al Parish won't use amnesia as a defense in the criminal case against him, his attorney said Monday. Charleston lawyer Andy Savage said blaming amnesia isn't viable because Parish's alleged financial misdeeds might have started long before his breakdown.
Attorney pays fines for mayor’s son (The Buffalo News)
A family attorney Monday personally paid Byron W. Brown Jr.’s $275 in fines levied by the state for the teenager’s Feb. 24 incident with his mother’s SUV.
Attorney General Milon Kumar Banerji's tenure extended (ANI via Yahoo! India News)
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Attorney General Milon Kumar Banerji's tenure has been extended by two years. Senior Advocate Banerji has been re-appointed for a period of two years with effect from June 5, 2007, a Law Ministry statement said. His current three-year's tenure expires on June 4. Banerji has earlier served as Attorney General from November 1992 to July 1996. Banerji, 78, was ...
Chatman's attorney questions LSU resignation (ESPN)
An attorney for Pokey Chatman says she and LSU officials are in talks about the former women's basketball coach's departure.
City lawyer takes up stars' cases (BBC News)
A top Belfast libel lawyer initiates legal proceedings on behalf of Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony.
City lawyer takes up stars' cases (BBC News)
A top Belfast libel lawyer initiates legal proceedings on behalf of Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony.
Serbia Didn't Withhold Papers In Bosnia Genocide Case-Lawyer (Nasdaq)
BELGRADE (AP)--Serbia has not withheld evidence that led to the U.N.'s highest court ruling that cleared it of genocide against Bosnian Muslims in the 1990s, the lawyer who led Serbia's defense said Tuesday.
Attorney General Milon Banerji's term extended (IANS via Yahoo! India News)
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The union government has extended the term of Attorney General Milon Kumar Banerji for two more years, law ministry said Tuesday.
Junior lawyer cited as first to tumble to Black's dealings (The New Zealand Herald)
A junior lawyer reviewing documents at Hollinger International in 2001 may have made the discovery that led to Conrad Black's trial on federal fraud and racketeering charges, documents filed in the case show.
Attorney versed in Social Security law speaks to NAMI (The Hillsboro Argus)
The Aloha-based group of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Washington County hosted a well-received First Monday speaker in March. Sharon Maynard, an attorney with Bennett, Hartman, Morris & Kaplan law firm, has practiced Social Security law for six years.
Attorney says he's disappointed by ruling (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
GALLUP, N.M. The attorney for the Gallup McKinley County schools says he's disappointed by a five-four Supreme Court decision that went against the district and the Zuni...
Posada lawyer calls U.S. efforts `frivolous' (Miami Herald)
(AP) -- A lawyer for anti-Castro Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles described government efforts to keep the aging militant jailed ``frivolous and merely for the purposes of delay.''
Attorney General Milon Kumar Banerji's tenure extended (Calcutta News)
New Delhi, Apr 17 : Attorney General Milon Kumar Banerji's tenure has been extended by two years.
NY Attorney General Cuomo slams Verizon service (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo criticized telecommunications company Verizon Communications on Tuesday for "chronically poor" telephone repair service in the state.
Middleton lawyer doesn't think the judge will make quick decision (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
(CP) - After two days of intense legal arguments in the judicial review of the Rebecca Middleton murder case, a lawyer for the family said Tuesday he doesn't think the judge will be too quick to hand down his ruling.
Former Dewey Beach attorney Wright dies (The Daily Times)
Bill Wright, a prominent coastal Sussex County lawyer, died Monday of cancer. He was 64. Mr. Wright was a longtime resident of Dewey Beach, where he became the first town attorney following the community’s incorporation in 1981.
Lawyer: Black co-defendant followed securities laws (CTV.ca)
One of Conrad Black's co-defendants was so determined to abide by securities laws that he "spent a lot of money" to seek a second opinion on whether controversial non-compete payments had to be publicly disclosed, a defence lawyer argued Tuesday.
Innocent, says lawyer of U.S. woman charged with murder in Panama (WFMJ Youngstown)
PANAMA CITY, Panama The lawyer of a Pennsylvania woman charged with killing a Pittsburgh native in Panama City says her client is innocent. The attorney for 56-year-old Debra Ann Ridgley spoke to reporters after her client was read the homicide charges.
Lawyer: Chatman is 'prepared to go forward' with litigation (LSU Daily Reveille)
Former LSU women's basketball coach Pokey Chatman is "prepared to go forward with the necessary litigation" to obtain compensation from her contract and damages resulting from "the manner in which she was treated," according to a letter released Tuesday afternoon by Chatman's lawyer Mary Olive Pierson.