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Request to pull Guantanamo lawyer plan (AP via Yahoo! News)
The Bush administration is trying to evade responsibility for problems at the Guantanamo Bay prison by falsely blaming defense lawyers for the trouble, the New York City Bar says.
Lawyer urges fast action in claiming lump-sum compo for asbestos illness (The New Zealand Herald)
Asbestos victims must have their condition assessed by the Accident Compensation Corporation or face missing out on lump-sum compensation, accident lawyer John Miller says.
Proposal would give attorney gen. muscle in insurance disputes (The Houma Courier)
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood didn't wait long to take on the insurance industry for denying the claims of thousands of policyholders after Hurricane Katrina.
Proposal would give attorney gen. muscle in insurance disputes (The Daily Comet)
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood didn't wait long to take on the insurance industry for denying the claims of thousands of policyholders after Hurricane Katrina.
Proposal would give attorney gen. muscle in insurance disputes (KATC 3 Lafayette)
NEW ORLEANS -- Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood didn't wait long to take on the insurance industry for denying the claims of thousands of policyholders after Hurricane Katrina.
Congressman seeks funds for southern Utah U-S attorney's office (KIFI)
ST. GEORGE, Utah Utah Rep. Jim Matheson is asking embattled U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales for help in securing funds to open a branch U-S attorney's office here.
Israel auditor hands Olmert probe to attorney general (AlertNet)
Source: Reuters By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM, April 29 (Reuters) - Israel's state auditor on Sunday asked the attorney general to take over a probe into Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's purchase of a house on ...
Scrushy attorney questions why order and motion not sealed (NBC 15 Mobile)
An attorney for former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy said Friday a federal judge should not have issued a public order refusing to recuse himself from Scrushy's case without also letting ...
Mary Winkler's attorney's file for diversion (NBC 15 Mobile)
Attorney's for Mary Winkler, convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of her minister husband, want her conviction wiped from her record.
Mary Winkler's attorney's file for diversion (FOX 10 Mobile)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. Attorney's for Mary Winkler want her conviction wiped from her record. The Selmer, Tennessee woman was convicted of voluntary manslaughter...
Attorney General Employee Dies In Motorcycle Crash (WRTV TheIndyChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
An employee of the Indiana Attorney General's Office was killed in a motorcycle crash in Madison County Saturday night.
Attorney General Employee Dies In Motorcycle Crash (WRTV Indianapolis)
Police say an employee of the Indiana Attorney General's Office was killed in a crash Saturday night.
Attorney General’s office speaking to local company about complaints (Plano Courier)
Two Collin County residents have filed complaints with the Texas Attorney General’s Office about McKinney-based real estate company the Vasquez Team regarding money allegedly lost with down payments handled by the company.
Illinois EPA refers Ellinor Trucking to Attorney General for Enforcement (WREX-TV Rockford)
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is asking the state's Attorney General's office to go ahead with the case against Ellinor Trucking and River Rock Logistics, out of Lanark.
District attorney candidates tout experience (The Daily American)
District Attorney Jerry Spangler's advertising campaign has focused on integrity, experience and leadership. In the department of experience, Spangler, a Republican, said he has the most.
NYC Bar urges Bush administration to pull Guantanamo lawyer plan (The Standard-Times)
NYC Bar urges Bush administration to pull Guantanamo lawyer plan
Ag Dept. attorney jailed in solicitation case (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
QUANAH, Texas — An Agriculture Department attorney in Fort Worth was arrested on suspicion of online solicitation of a minor, a Department of Public Safety spokesman said.
Ag Dept. attorney jailed in solicitation case (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
QUANAH, Texas — An Agriculture Department attorney in Fort Worth was arrested on suspicion of online solicitation of a minor, a Department of Public Safety spokesman said.
Panel will not force Wolfowitz to resign, vows lawyer (Independent Online)
World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz would not resign, his lawyer said at the weekend after the Washington Post reported that the panel probing Wolfowitz's decision to promote his companion had already concluded that he had breached ethics rules.
Lawyer Sues Natwest For 'Unfair' Charges (FOX 5 Atlanta)
A lawyer who is suing a bank over "unfair" penalty charges is set to resume his legal battle. Recently qualified barrister Tom Brennan is taking NatWest to court after ??2,500 was taken from his account in unauthorised credit and bounced payment fees.
Union’s feud with Attorney General Swanson escalates (Winona Daily News)
The Associated Press ST. PAUL — The leader of Minnesota’s largest state employee union lashed out at Attorney General Lori Swanson on Friday, as more details emerged about turmoil in her office.
Lawyer Sues Natwest For 'Unfair' Charges (Ananova)
A lawyer who is suing a bank over "unfair" penalty charges is set to resume his legal battle. Recently qualified barrister Tom Brennan is taking NatWest to court after £2,500 was taken from his account in unauthorised credit and bounced payment fees.
Lawyer Sues Natwest For 'Unfair' Charges (FOX 35 Orlando)
A lawyer who is suing a bank over "unfair" penalty charges is set to resume his legal battle. Recently qualified barrister Tom Brennan is taking NatWest to court after ??2,500 was taken from his account in unauthorised credit and bounced payment fees.
Attorney appointed to hometown posting (BizJournals)
Buffalo native Russell Ippolito, Jr. is the new assistant attorney general in charge of the Buffalo regional office.
Attorney General releases list of names and state charges (Mobridge Tribune)
Attorney General Larry Long, Walworth County States Attorney Grant Walker and Mobridge Police Chief Mike Nehls, announced today (Wednesday, April 25) that several individuals from the Mobridge area were indicted by a Walworth County grand jury and arrested this week for their roles in the possession and distribution of marijuana and controlled substances.
Consultant claims trial to a charge of impersonating a lawyer (The Star Online)
KLANG: A Magistrate Court here has fixed August 14 to hear the case of a consultant who claimed trial for impersonating a lawyer. Mohammad Mat Atan, 49, was charged on March 26 under Section 37 (1) (b) of the Legal Profession Act for impersonating an advocate and solicitor.
Panel Defines 'Depicts,' Reinstates Ex-Lawyer's Conviction for Sending Indecent Text Messages (Law.com via Yahoo! Finance)
The New York Court of Appeals has reinstated the conviction of a Manhattan lawyer for sending indecent text messages and e-mails to an investigator he believed was a teenage boy. The court decided in People v.
100 volunteers join search for attorney (Denver Post)
Authorities and 100 volunteers searched throughout the day Sunday for an attorney who has been missing since Friday morning.
Rep. Matheson requests a U.S. attorney's office for southern Utah (The Salt Lake Tribune)
ST. GEORGE - Utah Rep. Jim Matheson has asked embattled U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales for help in securing funds to open a U.S. attorney's office here.
Prosecutors Want Defense Attorney Disqualified (The Morning News)
BENTONVILLE -- Prosecutors want a defense attorney disqualified from an arson case because he'll be called to testify against his client at trial.
Panel rules in favor of board attorney (Connecticut Post)
ANSONIA — Allegations by former Supt. of Schools Ed Favolise that Board of Education attorney Floyd Dugas acted unethically have been dismissed by the Statewide Bar Counsel.
Attorney general to protest possible parole (Montgomery Advertiser)
Alabama Attorney General Troy King will appear today before the Board of Pardons and Paroles to personally protest the possible early release of a former Samford University debate coach convicted of murdering a student.
Students Heckle Attorney General At Harvard (The Boston Channel)
Student protesters heckled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales as he posed for photographs with old classmates on Saturday at the Harvard Law School.
Ex-Attorney Sues NYC Subway Hero (WCBS-TV New York)
The former lawyer of a commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teenager from an oncoming subway train has sued him, charging breach of contract. Attorney Diane L. Kleiman's lawsuit also seeks financial relief for her legal fees and "damages to her reputation." Her filing comes nearly a month after Wesley Autrey sued her, saying she manipulated him into signing an unfair, one-sided ...
No Sign Of Missing Attorney In Breckenridge (CBS4 Denver)
More than 140 volunteers looking for an attorney who hadn't been seen in two days ended a search Sunday without finding him. Authorities didn't plan to search again without new information.
Ex-Attorney Sues NYC Subway Hero (WCBS-TV New York)
The former lawyer of a commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teenager from an oncoming subway train has sued him, charging breach of contract. Attorney Diane L. Kleiman's lawsuit also seeks financial relief for her legal fees and "damages to her reputation." Her filing comes nearly a month after Wesley Autrey sued her, saying she manipulated him into signing an unfair, one-sided ...
NYC subway rescue hero sued by his former lawyer (Newsday)
NEW YORK (AP) _ The former lawyer of a commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teenager from an oncoming subway train has sued him, charging breach of contract.
Man Stashes Lawyer Inside Trunk Of Car (NBC 4 Columbus)
A lawyer's long workday got even longer after a man demanded his ATM pin number and locked him inside the trunk of his own car.
NYC subway rescue hero sued by his former lawyer (WTOL 11 Toledo)
NEW YORK A New York subway commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teen-ager from an oncoming subway train is being sued by his former lawyer. Attorney Diane...
NYC subway rescue hero sued by his former lawyer (WHNT-TV Huntsville)
NEW YORK A New York subway commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teen-ager from an oncoming subway train is being sued by his former lawyer. Attorney Diane...
NYC subway rescue hero sued by his former lawyer (KIFI)
NEW YORK A New York subway commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teen-ager from an oncoming subway train is being sued by his former lawyer.
NYC subway rescue hero sued by his former lawyer (KOIN News 6 Portland)
NEW YORK A New York subway commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teen-ager from an oncoming subway train is being sued by his former lawyer.
NYC subway rescue hero sued by his former lawyer (WMCTV Memphis)
NEW YORK A New York subway commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teen-ager from an oncoming subway train is being sued by his former lawyer. Attorney Diane...
The American Lawyer Reports New Record in Partner Profits as Wiley Rein Dethrones Wachtell; Nation's Largest Law Firms ... (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
NEW YORK----The American Lawyer® magazine reported today a new leader in profits per partner for the first time in eight years, as massive contingency fees boosted Washington, D.C.-based Wiley Rein past Wachtell which has headed that list since 1998.
NYC subway rescue hero sued by his former lawyer (Fox 19 Cincinnati)
NEW YORK A New York subway commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teen-ager from an oncoming subway train is being sued by his former lawyer.
NYC subway rescue hero sued by his former lawyer (WRIC 8 News Richmond)
NEW YORK A New York subway commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teen-ager from an oncoming subway train is being sued by his former lawyer. Attorney Diane...
Subway hero's ex-lawyer sues him, saying he breached contract (Asbury Park Press)
The former lawyer of a commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teenager from an oncoming subway train has sued him, charging breach of contract. Attorney Diane L. Kleiman's lawsuit also seeks financial relief for her legal fees and ""damages to her reputation.'' Her filing comes nearly a month after Wesley Autrey sued her, saying she manipulated him into signing an unfair, one-sided ...
NYC subway rescue hero sued by his former lawyer (Fox 19 Cincinnati)
NEW YORK A New York subway commuter who became an instant hero after saving a teen-ager from an oncoming subway train is being sued by his former lawyer.
NYC subway hero sued by former lawyer (AP via Yahoo! News)
The commuter who became an instant hero when he saved a fallen teenager from being struck by a subway train is being sued by his former lawyer, who accuses him of breach of contract.
No Sign of Missing Attorney (KKCO Grand Junction)
More than 140 volunteers looking for a Breckenridge attorney who was last seen Friday ended a search without finding him.