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Lawyer: Flag Burning Not Political Statement (NBC 30 Connecticut)
The lawyer for the Yale students allegedly responsible for burning a flag said it was only a foolish college prank and not a political statement.
Lawyer calls trial publicity damaging (The Sentinel)
Rochelle Laudenslager’s lawyer says he will be looking for a new location for her trial in the murder of her ex-lover because of the notoriety the case attracted.
3 in Minn. U.S. attorney's office resign posts (Baltimore Sun)
Decisions come as Congress investigates Justice firings of prosecutors Three lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's office in Minneapolis resigned their management posts and will return to prosecuting cases.
3 Lawyers With U.S. Attorney's Minneapolis Office Step Down (Fox News)
Three lawyers in the U.S. attorney's office in Minneapolis demote themselves from management posts, according to reports Friday.
3 U.S. Attorney's Lawyers Resign Posts (Newsday)
Three lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's office in Minneapolis resigned their management posts and will return to prosecuting case.
3 U.S. attorney's lawyers resign posts (AP via Yahoo! News)
Three lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's office in Minneapolis resigned their management posts and will return to prosecuting case. The moves come as the U.S. Justice Department is under fire for its replacement of eight U.S. attorneys last year.
3 In Minneapolis U.S. attorney's office resign management posts (Seattle Times)
Three lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's office in Minneapolis resigned their management posts and will return to prosecuting case. U.S. Attorney Rachel Paulose confirmed...
3 lawyers with U.S. attorney's office in Minneapolis resign management posts (Boston Herald)
MINNEAPOLIS - Three lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's office in Minneapolis resigned their management posts and will return to prosecuting case. U.S. Attorney Rachel Paulose confirmed Friday that John...
Reserve duty at issue in U.S. Attorney firing (Federal Times)
The federal Office of Special Counsel is investigating whether the Bush administration’s firing of David Iglesias, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico and a captain in the Navy Reserve, is a violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
District Attorney Opening (WXOW 19 La Crosse)
Scott Horne's election to Branch IV judge leaves an opening for District Attorney.
Attorney arrested on drug charges (The Natchez Democrat)
Vidalia — Practicing Miss-Lou attorney Robert E. Clark was arrested on drug charges Saturday.
Attorney Wants Murder Trial Moved (KTHV Little Rock)
The attorney for a man accused of killing his girlfriend and her two children is asking that the trial be moved from Sebastian County, saying that potential jurors in the county may be prejudiced by pretrial publicity.
Pasadena lawyer arrested, charged with role in deputy's death (KESQ)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. A lawyer who officials say was high on methamphethamine was charged in the death of a Kern County sheriff's deputy, who died in an accident that sent him plummeting into the Kern River Canyon.
Pasadena lawyer arrested, charged with role in deputy's death (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
A lawyer who officials say was high on methamphethamine was charged in the death of a Kern County sheriff's deputy, who died in an accident that sent him plummeting into ...
Official sues district attorney (Pasadena Star-News)
LOS ANGELES - A senior county official under scrutiny by the District Attorney's Office for more than 18 months sued the office, District Attorney Steve Cooley and the county for damages and the return of seized property, court papers showed Wednesday.
Council selects Garcia as attorney (Pasadena Star-News)
ROSEMEAD - The City Council voted Tuesday night to hire a new attorney after longtime legal counsel Peter Wallin resigned.
US citizen held in Ethiopia: lawyer (AFP via Yahoo! News)
An American arrested as he fled unrest in Somalia is now being held in Ethiopia in "lawless" circumstances, a lawyer for his family said Friday, calling for the US authorities to bring the man home.
Pasadena lawyer arrested for alleged role in deputy's death (The San Francisco Examiner)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. ( Map , News ) - A Pasadena lawyer who was allegedly high on methamphetamine when he crashed into a Kern County sheriff's deputy and sent the officer plummeting to his death in the Kern River Canyon was arrested on charges of vehicular homicide.
Pasadena lawyer arrested for alleged role in deputy's death (The Fresno Bee)
A Pasadena lawyer who was allegedly high on methamphetamine when he crashed into a Kern County sheriff's deputy and sent the officer plummeting to his death in the Kern River Canyon was arrested on charges of vehicular homicide.
Attorney General Aide To Resign (WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Monica Goodling, the top aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales abruptly quit on Friday, almost two weeks after telling Congress she would not testify about her role in the firings of federal prosecutors. CBS News Interactive: Firings Firestorm CBS News Interactive: The Bush Cabinet
Attorney General Aide To Resign (CBS 4 Miami)
Monica Goodling, the top aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales abruptly quit on Friday, almost two weeks after telling Congress she would not testify about her role in the firings of federal prosecutors. CBS News Interactive: Firings Firestorm CBS News Interactive: The Bush Cabinet
Attorney General Aide To Resign (WCBS-TV New York)
Monica Goodling, the top aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales abruptly quit on Friday, almost two weeks after telling Congress she would not testify about her role in the firings of federal prosecutors. CBS News Interactive: Firings Firestorm CBS News Interactive: The Bush Cabinet
Attorney General Aide To Resign (KDKA Pittsburgh)
Monica Goodling, the top aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales abruptly quit on Friday, almost two weeks after telling Congress she would not testify about her role in the firings of federal prosecutors. CBS News Interactive: Firings Firestorm CBS News Interactive: The Bush Cabinet
Lawyer: Toledo athlete falsely accused in point shaving case (Detroit News)
A lawyer for University of Toledo running back Harvey "Scooter" McDougle Jr. said today he believes his client is innocent of criminal point-shaving allegations and the FBI arrested the wrong man.
Second Gonzales aide resigns over US attorney flap (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
An aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales abruptly resigned on Friday in another twist in the controversy surrounding the Justice Department's firing of eight U.S. prosecutors.
3 U.S. attorney's lawyers resign posts (AP via Yahoo! News)
Three lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's office in Minneapolis resigned their management posts, moves that gained national attention against the backdrop of claims top federal prosecutors elsewhere were fired for political reasons.
Statement By the National Paint and Coatings Association, Inc. (NPCA) in Response to the Lawsuit Filed By Ohio Attorney ... (RedNova)
WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Paint and Coatings Association, Inc. (NPCA) strongly opposes the decision by Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann to sue 10 companies over the issue of lead poisoning.
Justice official is expected to help U.S. attorney's office (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
A Justice Department official in Washington is expected to return to Minneapolis next week to help run the U.S. attorney's office in Minnesota, according to an attorney with knowledge of an upheaval that led three lawyers to quit their management jobs Thursday. The official, John Kelly, the chief of staff and a deputy director in the U.S. attorney's executive office in Washington, may wind up ...
Lawyer says teen charged in school killing may recover memory (Boston Globe)
A 16-year-old boy charged with fatally stabbing a fellow high school student may be close to regaining his memory of the alleged crime and could eventually be fit to stand trial, his lawyer said Friday.
Currituck's county attorney to resign (The Daily Advance)
Currituck County's first-ever full-time attorney is resigning to take a staff attorney's position with the security firm Blackwater USA.
Attorney steps over line with PV planners (The Arizona Republic)
There is no question that Scottsdale attorney John Berry has the magic touch when it comes to easing "world-class" developments down a city's throat. But he may have overstepped in Paradise Valley this week.
Lawyers with U.S. attorney’s office in resign top jobs (Winona Daily News)
MINNEAPOLIS — What might once have been an isolated personnel matter in the Minnesota U.S. Attorney’s office — the resignation of three top lawyers from their management jobs to return to prosecuting cases — got swept up Friday in the simmering dispute between Congress and the Justice Department over the purge of eight U.S. attorneys.
Rebuked lawyer killed on I-64 (The Charleston Gazette)
Nitro police have identified the pedestrian killed Thursday evening on Interstate 64 as a Charleston lawyer whose law license recently was suspended. Todd Anthony Twyman, 40, was struck by two tractor-trailers, according to a news release.
Lawyers with U.S. attorney’s office in resign top jobs (Winona Daily News)
MINNEAPOLIS — What might once have been an isolated personnel matter in the Minnesota U.S. Attorney’s office — the resignation of three top lawyers from their management jobs to return to prosecuting cases — got swept up Friday in the simmering dispute between Congress and the Justice Department over the purge of eight U.S. attorneys.
3 lawyers with U.S. attorney's office in Minneapolis resign management posts (The Standard-Times)
MINNEAPOLIS — Three lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's office in Minneapolis resigned their management posts and will return to prosecuting case.
3 lawyers with U.S. attorney's office in Minneapolis resign their posts (Southeast Missourian)
MINNEAPOLIS -- Three lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's office in Minneapolis resigned their management posts and will return to prosecuting case. U.S. Attorney Rachel Paulose confirmed Friday that John...
Attorney general’s senior counsel quits (Kansas City Star)
WASHINGTON | A top deputy to embattled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales resigned abruptly Friday, two weeks after she said she would invoke the Fifth Amendment rather than testify to congressional investigators.
Lawyer charged in fatal crash that killed deputy (Pasadena Star-News)
A Pasadena lawyer was arrested Thursday night in connection with a November highway collision that resulted in the death of a Kern County sherriff's deputy.
3 U.S. attorney's lawyers resign posts (AP via Yahoo! News)
Three lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's office in Minneapolis resigned their management posts and will return to prosecuting case. The moves come as the U.S. Justice Department is under fire for its replacement of eight U.S. attorneys last year.
Lawyer says teen may be fit for trial (Boston Globe)
A teenager from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, accused of killing a classmate in January, may be on the brink of regaining his memory of the alleged crime and could ultimately be fit to stand trial, his lawyer said yesterday.
3 aides to US attorney in Minn. step down (Boston Globe)
WASHINGTON -- Rachel K. Paulose's swearing-in on March 9 as the US attorney in Minneapolis stirred debate in local legal circles because of the ceremonial trappings, including a performance by a municipal choir and a Marine Corps color guard, at the event attended by more than 300 people at the city's University of St. Thomas law school.
ATTORNEY GEN. AIDE TURNS IN RESIGNATION (New York Post)
A top aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales abruptly quit yesterday, almost two weeks after telling Congress she would not testify about her role in the firings of federal prosecutors. Monica Goodling's refusal to testify has intensified...
Bryant to plead not guilty, lawyer says (Daily Journal)
TRENTON -- Sen. Wayne Bryant will plead not guilty to fraud, bribery and pension-padding charges at his arraignment Monday, his lawyer said Friday. "He's going to plead not guilty," lawyer Carl Poplar told The Associated Press Friday. He would not elaborate.
Travolta's lawyer likes the business (The Florida Times-Union)
Jacksonville native Michael Ossi is an entertainment lawyer. Among other clients, the Ossi, Butler, Najem and Rosario civil trial and entertainment law firm represents actor John Travolta, who lives in Ocala. I spoke with Ossi as part of an occasional 10-minute chat with an area newsmaker.
Attorney inists that University of Toledo player is innocent (The Toledo Blade)
A Michigan criminal defense attorney said yesterday that accusations made by the government that Harvey “Scooter” McDougle, Jr., was involved in a points-shaving scheme are not true. “I do not believe for a second that Mr. McDougle is guilty of anything.
Attorney Steps in Front of Mayor, Attacks Media at Press Conference (WIVB Buffalo)
(Buffalo, NY, April 6, 2007) - - An attorney who says he's a family friend of Mayor Brown ended up getting into a confrontation with members of the media during Friday's press conference.
Lawyer Says Teen Charged In School Killing May Recover Memory (WCSH 6 Portland)
The lawyer for a teenager charged with fatally stabbing a fellow high school student says he may be close to regaining his memory of the alleged crime and could eventually be fit to stand trial.
Lawyer Says Teen Charged In School Killing May Recover Memory (WLBZ Bangor)
The lawyer for a teenager charged with fatally stabbing a fellow high school student says he may be close to regaining his memory of the alleged crime and could eventually be fit to stand trial.
Longtime Burlington city attorney resigns; cites relationship (WCAX 3)
BURLINGTON, Vt. Longtime City Attorney Joe McNeil has resigned because of a personal relationship he had with a city contractor he oversaw. McNeil says having a...
Longtime Burlington city attorney resigns; cites relationship (WCAX 3)
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Longtime City Attorney Joe McNeil resigned because of a personal relationship he had with a city contractor he oversaw.