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Longtime Burlington city attorney resigns; cites relationship (Boston Globe)
Longtime City Attorney Joe McNeil resigned because of a personal relationship he had with a city contractor he oversaw.
Longtime Burlington city attorney resigns; cites relationship (Boston Herald)
BURLINGTON, Vt. - Longtime City Attorney Joe McNeil resigned because of a personal relationship he had with a city contractor he oversaw. In his resignation letter Friday, McNeil said having a relationship...
Lawyer Arrested, Charged With Deputy's Death (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
A lawyer with a reportedly checkered past was arrested at his Pasadena home on murder charges, facing allegations he got high on methamphetamine and crashed his vehicle into a Kern County Sheriff's vehicle, killing a deputy.
Police impound local lawyer's car (Hutchinson News)
An attorney with the Reno County Public Defender's Office might need to employ his own services in municipal court after a Hutchinson police officer towed the lawyer's car and cited him for several traffic violations.
Second Gonzales aide resigns over U.S. 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.
Lawyer: break on speeding tickets is tradition for lawmakers (Boston Globe)
Getting a break on minor motor vehicle violations is one of the few perks state lawmakers enjoy, according to the lawyer for a state representative who's fighting a speeding ticket.
Attorney general's office targets real estate fraud (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
MUNSTER, Ind. - With mortgage fraud cases appearing across the state, Indiana's attorney general is mounting a vigorous prosecution of real estate brokers and salespeople.
U.S. Attorney For East Texas Heads To Dallas Firm (CBS 11 Fort Worth)
Matt Orwig, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, will leave his post next month to take a job with a private firm in Dallas, Orwig said Friday. More Local News
U.S. attorney joins Dallas firm (Dallas Morning News)
BEAUMONT – Matt Orwig, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, will leave his post next month to take a job with a private firm in Dallas, Orwig said Friday.
U.S. Attorney for east Texas leaving early (KXAN 36 Austin)
BEAUMONT, Texas Matt Orwig --- the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas --- will leave his post next month.
U.S. Attorney for east Texas leaving early (KTRE-TV East Texas)
BEAUMONT, Texas Matt Orwig --- the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas --- will leave his post next month.
Lawyer Says Teen Charged In School Killing In MA May Recover Memory (WCSH 6 Portland)
The lawyer for a Massachussetts 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 In MA May Recover Memory (WLBZ Bangor)
The lawyer for a Massachussetts 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: Athlete in point-shaving case is innocent (WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids)
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. -- A Michigan lawyer for a University of Toledo running back arrested in a point-shaving scheme said the charges against Harvey "Scooter" McDougle Jr., aren't...
Attorney general's office targets real estate fraud (South Bend Tribune)
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) - With mortgage fraud cases appearing across the state, Indiana's attorney general is mounting a vigorous prosecution of real estate brokers and salespeople.
Lawyer: Athlete in point-shaving case is innocent (WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids)
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. A Michigan lawyer for a Toledo running back arrested in a point-shaving scheme says his client has been falsely accused. Harvey "Scooter"...
U.S. attorney joins Dallas firm (Dallas Morning News)
BEAUMONT – Matt Orwig, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, will leave his post next month to take a job with a private firm in Dallas, Orwig said Friday.
Lawyer: Toledo running back in point-shaving case is innocent (OregonLive.com)
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a University of Toledo running back arrested in a point-shaving scheme said the charges against Harvey "Scooter" McDougle Jr. aren't true.
Lawyer: Toledo running back in point-shaving case is innocent (OregonLive.com)
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a University of Toledo running back arrested in a point-shaving scheme said the charges against Harvey "Scooter" McDougle Jr. aren't true.
Lawyer: Athlete in point-shaving case is innocent (Sports Illustrated)
A Michigan lawyer for a University of Toledo running back arrested in a point-shaving scheme said the charges against Harvey "Scooter" McDougle Jr., aren't true.
Lawyer: Toledo RB innocent of point shaving (USA Today)
A lawyer for a University of Toledo running back arrested in a point-shaving scheme said the charges against Harvey "Scooter" McDougle Jr. aren't true. Attorney James Burdick was appointed to represent McDougle on a charge of participating in a bribery scheme to influence college football and basketball games and said after meeting with the running back Friday, "I'm confident he's been falsely ...
Lawyer Ron takes Oaklawn Handicap; Ermine wins in Apple Blossom (MSNBC)
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) -Lawyer Ron, last year's Arkansas Derby winner, cruised to victory in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap on Saturday, and Ermine made an outside charge to win the $500,000 Apple Blossom in Oaklawn Park's $1 million day for older horses.
Happy Oaklawn Handicap Homecoming for Lawyer Ron (BloodHorse)
(from Oaklawn Park report) Under confident handling by reigning Eclipse Award winner Edgar Prado, Lawyer Ron completed a happy homecoming Saturday afternoon at Oaklawn Park when he charged from off the pace to win the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) by four lengths over outsider Brother Bobby.
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.
Lawyer: Speeding-ticket breaks a tradition for state's lawmakers (New Hampshire Union Leader)
Getting a break on minor motor vehicle violations is one of the few perks state lawmakers enjoy, according to the lawyer for a state representative who's fighting a speeding ticket.
Lawyer Ron takes Oaklawn Handicap; Ermine wins in Apple Blossom (Pine Bluff Commercial)
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Lawyer Ron, last year's Arkansas Derby winner, lived up to his favorite status Saturday and cruised to victory in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap, and Ermine made an outside charge to win the $500,000 Apple Blossom in Oaklawn Park's $1 million day for older horses.
Attorney General Targeting Real Estate Fraud (22 WSBT South Bend)
(AP) With mortgage fraud cases appearing across the state, Indiana's attorney general is mounting a vigorous prosecution of real estate brokers and salespeople.
District Attorney Sutter demands loyalty (The Standard-Times)
NEW BEDFORD — When newly elected District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter hired his staff, holdover employees from the administration of the defeated Paul F. Walsh Jr. were required to pass a litmus test to keep their jobs.
Attorney for fired Muskogee principal seeks injunction against school board (Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise)
MUSKOGEE (AP) — The attorney for a high school principal anticipates his request for an injunction against the Hilldale Board of Education will block board members’ decision to fire his client.
Court censures former state’s attorney (Rapid City Journal)
YANKTON — The South Dakota Supreme Court has censured former Yankton County State’s Attorney Robert Chavis for comments he made about two state judges.
Lawyer says deal pending for man accused of shooting at police (Rapid City Journal)
RAPID CITY — The lawyer for a 26-year-old man accused of shooting at a Rapid City police officer says a plea agreement is in the works.
U.S. Attorney for east Texas leaving early (Houston Chronicle)
Matt Orwig, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, will leave his post next month to take a job with a private firm in Dallas, Orwig said Friday. Appointed by President George W. Bush in 2001, Orwig will step down about two years before his appointment would expire.
Natchez attorney attends conference (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — City Attorney Everett Sanders was in Washington, D.C., last weekend. Sanders was at the Democratic National Committee conference as a representative for the state.
Attorney arrested on drug charges (The Natchez Democrat)
Vidalia — Practicing Miss-Lou attorney Robert E. Clark was arrested on drug charges Saturday.
U.S. Attorney for east Texas leaving early (KXAN 36 Austin)
BEAUMONT, Texas Matt Orwig --- the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas --- will leave his post next month.
Attorney general's office targets real estate fraud (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
MUNSTER, Ind. - With mortgage fraud cases appearing across the state, Indiana's attorney general is mounting a vigorous prosecution of real estate brokers and salespeople.
Longtime Burlington city attorney resigns; cites relationship (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
BURLINGTON -- Longtime City Attorney Joe McNeil resigned because of a personal relationship he had with a city contractor he oversaw. ... - The Associated Press
Lawyer Ron takes Oaklawn Handicap by four lengths (Louisville Courier-Journal)
Lawyer Ron, last year's Arkansas Derby winner, cruised to victory in the $500,000, Grade II Oaklawn Handicap on yesterday, and Ermine made an outside charge to win the $500,000, Grade I Apple Blossom in Oaklawn Park's $1 million day for older horses.
New Hampshire Lawyer Claims Break On Speeding Tickets Is Tradition For Lawmakers (WCSH 6 Portland)
A lawyer fighting a speeding ticket issued to a New Hampshire state lawmaker says getting a break on minor motor vehicle violations is one of the few perks of being in the Legislature.
New Hampshire Lawyer Claims Break On Speeding Tickets Is Tradition For Lawmakers (WLBZ Bangor)
A lawyer fighting a speeding ticket issued to a New Hampshire state lawmaker says getting a break on minor motor vehicle violations is one of the few perks of being in the Legislature.
A top aide to Attorney General Gonzales resigns (International Herald Tribune)
The aide, who acted as a liaison between the attorney general, Alberto Gonzales, and the White House, is the latest casualty of the dismissals of eight U.S. attorneys.
Lawyer Ron takes Oaklawn Handicap by four lengths (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Lawyer Ron, last year's Arkansas Derby winner, cruised to victory in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap yesterday.
Senate to Seek More Info on Attorney Firings (NPR)
As the Senate returns from recess, Democratic lawmakers will seek more documents from the Justice Department on the firings of eight U.S. Attorneys. Monica Goodling, a key aide to Attorney General Gonzales, resigned Friday.
Senate to Seek More Info on Attorney Firings (NPR)
Weekend Edition Sunday , April 8, 2007 · As the Senate returns from recess, Democratic lawmakers will seek more documents from the Justice Department on the firings of eight U.S. Attorneys. Monica Goodling, a key aide to Attorney General Gonzales, resigned Friday.
Lawmaker deserves break on speeding ticket, lawyer says (Eagle-Tribune Online)
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Getting a break on minor motor vehicle violations is one of the few perks state lawmakers enjoy, according to the lawyer for a state representative who's fighting a speeding ticket.
Lawyer: Toledo running back in point-shaving case is innocent (Covers.com)
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. -- A lawyer for a University of Toledo running back arrested in a point-shaving scheme said the charges against Harvey ''Scooter'' McDougle Jr. aren't true. Attorney James Burdick of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., was...
U.S. Attorney for east Texas leaving early (KXAN 36 Austin)
BEAUMONT, Texas Matt Orwig --- the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas --- will leave his post next month.
Lawyer: Toledo running back innocent (Zanesville Times Recorder)
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a University of Toledo running back arrested in a point-shaving scheme said the charges against Harvey “Scooter” McDougle Jr. aren’t true.
Lawyer says McDougle Jr. is innocent (Fox Sports)
A lawyer for a University of Toledo running back arrested in a point-shaving scheme said the charges against Harvey "Scooter" McDougle Jr. aren't true. Attorney James Burdick of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., was appointed to represent McDougle on a charge of participating in a bribery scheme to influence college football and basketball games. Burdick said after meeting with the running back Friday, ...
Interview: Attorney Emily Gardner on the Pet Food Recall (KHNL News 8 Honolulu)
(KHNL) - Lawyers are preparing to file lawsuits against the makers of the tainted pet food. Honolulu attorney Emily Gardner represents several families whose pets have been affected, have become ill or have died after eating the recalled food.