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TB Patient ID'd As Atlanta Attorney, 31 (CBS News)
The tuberculosis patient under the first federal quarantine since 1963 is a 31-year-old personal injury attorney who practices law with his father in Atlanta, a federal law enforcement official said Thursday.
Harris lawyer offers no apology for aboriginal protester's death (CBC via Yahoo! Canada News)
The inquiry report released Thursday into the death of an aboriginal protester in Ontario 12 years ago clears Mike Harris of responsibility for the police shooting and "no apology is required," a lawyer for the former premier said.
Attorney general warns against foreign lotteries, other scams (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
Standing before dozens of fraudulent cashier's checks, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson warned consumers on Thursday against being taken by foreign lottery scams and other ripoff schemes. Hundreds of consumers have complained to Swanson's office after being duped or targeted by letters that say they have won foreign lotteries such as El Gordo in Spain or the Australian Powerball. They get ...
TB patient identified as 31-yr-old Atlanta attorney: reports (Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News)
_ The man infected with a drug-resistant form of potentially fatal tuberculosis is a 31-year-old personal injury attorney who practices law with his father in Atlanta, U.S. media reported Thursday.
Attorney on firing list defended rights (UPI)
Government documents and other evidence suggest a U.S. attorney in Minnesota was targeted for firing because he defended voting rights of American Indians.
TB patient identified as 31-year-old attorney from Georgia (Los Angeles Times)
A Georgia man who may have exposed hundreds of people to a highly dangerous form of tuberculosis on a European honeymoon has been identified as a 31-year-old personal injury attorney who was admitted today to a Denver hospital for treatment.
Musharraf bypassed Cabinet in CJ case: Lawyer (NDTV)
President General Pervez Musharraf did not consult his Cabinet before suspending Pakistan's top judge, a lawyer told a court on Thursday. Hamid Khan, a lawyer for the Pakistan Bar Council, claimed that the move that has ignited a political crisis was unconstitutional.
General Electric Lawyer Claims Gender Bias in Suit (Update2) (Bloomberg.com)
May 31 (Bloomberg) -- The top lawyer at General Electric Co.'s transportation division filed a $500 million sex-bias class action against the company and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt after she was demoted.
Attorney general had ex-con for driver (Dayton Daily News)
For the last three months, an ex-con has been driving Attorney General Marc Dann around the state and attending to his security details.
Special prosecutor named in attorney's fatal DUI case (The Indianapolis Star)
A Marion Superior Court judge this afternoon appointed a special prosecutor to handle the case of an attorney accused of getting drunk at a strip club before a car crash that killed the other driver.
TB Patient ID'd As Atlanta Lawyer (CBS News)
The honeymooner quarantined with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was identified Thursday as a 31-year-old Atlanta personal injury lawyer whose new father-in-law is a CDC microbiologist specializing in the spread of TB.
General Electric Lawyer Claims Gender Bias in Suit (Update3) (Bloomberg.com)
May 31 (Bloomberg) -- General Electric Co.'s top lawyer in its transportation division filed a $500 million sex-bias lawsuit against the company and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt after she was demoted.
TB Patient ID'd As Atlanta Lawyer (CBS News)
The honeymooner quarantined with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was identified Thursday as a 31-year-old Atlanta personal injury lawyer whose new father-in-law is a CDC microbiologist specializing in the spread of TB and other bacteria.
Attorney general rules bonuses from Blackwell were illegal (The Toledo Blade)
Former Secretary of State Ken Blackwell’s decision to give 19 employees a total of $80,000 in taxpayer-funded bonuses on his way out the door was illegal, according to a legal opinion from Attorney General Marc Dann.
Expect no apology from ex-premier Mike Harris despite family's request: Lawyer (CNews)
FOREST, Ont. (CP) - There's no need for former premier Mike Harris to apologize for the 12-year-old shooting death of an aboriginal protester at Ipperwash Provincial Park, his lawyer said Thursday following the release of a scathing report into the bungled handling of the park's occupation.
TB patient is Atlanta lawyer (UPI)
The man with a dangerous form of drug-resistant tuberculosis has been identified as a 31-year-old personal injury lawyer in Atlanta.
TB patient ID'd as Atlanta lawyer (AP via Yahoo! News)
The honeymooner quarantined with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was identified Thursday as a 31-year-old Atlanta personal injury lawyer whose new father-in-law is a CDC microbiologist specializing in the spread of TB.
U.S. attorney won't intervene in suit against insurers (The Daily Comet)
NEW ORLEANS U.S. Attorney David Dugas says he won't intervene in a whistleblowers' lawsuit that accuses several insurance companies of overbilling the federal government for flood damage to Louisiana homes from Hurricane Katrina.
New defendants and high profile attorney highlight Forest Hill hearing Thursday (WMCTV Memphis)
There were new developments Thursday in the ongoing Forest Hill Funeral Home controversy, including a list of new defendants, and the appearance of a high profile attorney. In Chancery Court, state attorneys
TB patient ID'd as Atlanta lawyer (AP via Yahoo! News)
A globe-trotting Atlanta lawyer with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was allowed back into the U.S. by a border inspector who disregarded a computer warning to stop him and don protective gear, officials said Thursday.
WA woman seeking taxpayer-backed divorce lawyer (The Columbian)
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- In a criminal case, as police have told countless suspects, you have the right to an attorney, even if you can't afford one. Should that apply to your divorce lawyer, too?
TB patient ID'd as Atlanta lawyer (AP via Yahoo! News)
A globe-trotting Atlanta lawyer with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was allowed back into the U.S. by a border inspector who disregarded a computer warning to stop him and don protective gear, officials said Thursday.
TB patient ID'd as Atlanta lawyer (AP via Yahoo! News)
A globe-trotting Atlanta lawyer with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was allowed back into the U.S. by a border inspector who disregarded a computer warning to stop him and don protective gear, officials said Thursday.
TB patient ID'd as Atlanta lawyer (AP via Yahoo! News)
A globe-trotting Atlanta lawyer with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was allowed back into the U.S. by a border inspector who disregarded a computer warning to stop him and don protective gear, officials said Thursday.
Attorney: Client Charged In Hidden Camera Case Not Guilty (NBC 30 Connecticut)
The attorney for an executive director of a school for troubled girls that was charged in connection with a hidden camera scandal said his client is not guilty.
US Attorney Won't Intervene Katrina Suit (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
U.S. Attorney David Dugas says he won't intervene in a whistleblowers' lawsuit that accuses several insurance companies of overbilling the federal government for flood damage to Louisiana homes from Hurricane Katrina.
TB Patient ID'd As Atlanta Lawyer (FOX 5 Atlanta)
ATLANTA (AP) -- The honeymooner quarantined with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was identified Thursday as a 31-year-old Atlanta personal injury lawyer whose new father-in-law is a CDC microbiologist specializing in the spread of TB.
No plea deal for Khadr, Canadian lawyer says before Guantanamo hearing (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
WASHINGTON (CP) - There's no plea deal in the works for Omar Khadr, the lone Canadian held at Guantanamo Bay, because the U.S. military would want him to serve another 30 years on terror charges, says Canadian lawyer Dennis Edney.
Lawyer Files Gender Bias Suit Against GE (NPR)
A high-ranking lawyer fighting her demotion has sued General Electric, accusing the company of gender discrimination. The lawsuit alleges that G.E. pays female lawyers and women in entry-level executive jobs less than it does men in similar positions.
Lawyer Files Gender Bias Suit Against GE (NPR)
All Things Considered , May 31, 2007 · A high-ranking lawyer fighting her demotion has sued General Electric, accusing the company of gender discrimination. The lawsuit alleges that G.E. pays female lawyers and women in entry-level executive jobs less than it does men in similar positions.
TB patient ID'd as Atlanta lawyer (AP via Yahoo! News)
A globe-trotting Atlanta lawyer with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was allowed back into the U.S. by a border inspector who disregarded a computer warning to stop him and don protective gear, officials said Thursday.