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Lawyer Ron Heads Salvator Mile (BloodHorse)
Lawyer Ron will look to add a fifth graded stakes victory to his resume when he takes on four others in the $150,000 Salvator Mile Handicap (gr. III) at Monmouth Park June 23.
Black Prosecutors Trying to Confuse Jury, Lawyer Says (Update2) (Bloomberg.com)
June 21 (Bloomberg) -- Prosecutors in Conrad Black's fraud trial have been trying to confuse jurors with allegations they can't back up with evidence, a lawyer for one of Black's codefendants said.
San Diego City Attorney Michael Aguirre chat transcript (San Diego Union-Tribune)
1:06 p.m. June 21 (SIGNONSANDIEGO): Moderator(P) Thank you for joining our Thursday morning chat with San Diego City Attorney Michael Aguirre. Union-Tribune reporter Ron Powell is here to host the discussion and we'll be forwarding your questions to Mr. Aguirre.
White Plains lawyer pleads guilty to ripping off clients (The Journal News)
WHITE PLAINS - A White Plains lawyer faces up to six years in prison for ripping off clients. Chase Caro, 49, of Hartford Lane pleaded guilty today in state Supreme Court in White Plains to one count second-degree grand larceny, a felony.
Ark. court upholds sanction of anti-tax gadfly lawyer (WMCTV Memphis)
Associated Press - June 21, 2007 7:14 PM ET LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The state Supreme Court has upheld a disciplinary panel's decision to suspend anti-tax gadfly lawyer Oscar Stilley's law license...
U.S. Attorney: No charges in E. coli outbreak tied to spinach (The Fresno Bee)
Federal prosecutors have decided that criminal charges are not warranted in last year's nationwide E. coli outbreak linked to fresh California spinach, the U.S. Attorney in San Francisco said Thursday.
Ethics Commission Member Calls For Discussion Of City Attorney (NBC 4 Los Angeles)
A member of the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission says he wants to discuss the actions of City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo at the commission's next meeting.
State attorney general to probe San Diego corruption claims (The Fresno Bee)
The state attorney general's office said Thursday that it will investigate the city attorney's allegations that Mayor Jerry Sanders acted corruptly by allowing a campaign donor to build a dangerously high office tower near an airport.
Attorney General Gonzales coming to Seattle (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales next week will make his first visit to Seattle since U.S. Attorney John McKay was forced out in a controversial purge that prompted an ongoing congressional investigation.
Influx of cases caused by gang raids manageable for courts: attorney general (CNews)
TORONTO (CP) - Ontario's court system is working as fast as it can to process the more than 90 people arrested during a series of police raids in southern Ontario last week, the province's attorney general said Thursday.
Wife of city attorney says she's embarrassed by driving problems (The San Francisco Examiner)
LOS ANGELES ( Map , News ) - The wife of City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo says she's neither organized nor a good driver and is embarrassed about her poor driving record which forced her husband to publicly apologize this week.
Have a legal question? Hispanic caucus holds 'Ask a Lawyer' event (The Times-News)
JEROME - The Idaho Hispanic Caucus Institute for Research and Education is sponsoring, "Ask a Lawyer, Maria Andrare." The free event includes a presentation about family legalization basics. Andrade is a lawyer with extensive experience on immigration laws, according to the Caldwell-based institute.
N.J. Lawyer Hit by New Fraud Charges for Staging Auto Accidents (Law.com)
A New Jersey grand jury has indicted personal injury lawyer Irwin Seligsohn and his firm on charges they conspired between 1998 and 2003 to submit insurance claims for a fake auto accident, the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice has announced. It is the third indictment against Seligsohn, 71, in connection with the same types of activity. In 2005, he and his partner became the first lawyers ...
Industry Insider: Can't afford a divorce lawyer? Self-help guide may be for you (The Star-Ledger)
Divorce can be an emotionally messy and legally complicated affair. It usually requires a lawyer. But many people cannot afford to hire one to help navigate family court.
State attorney to probe corruption allegations made against San Diego Mayor (North County Times)
SAN DIEGO - The state Attorney General's Office announced Thursday it will investigate corruption charges the city attorney levied against San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders for his handling of the construction of an office tower near Montgomery Field that has been deemed a hazard to aviation.
N.J. Lawyer Hit by New Fraud Charges for Staging Auto Accidents (Law.com via Yahoo! Finance)
A New Jersey grand jury has indicted personal injury lawyer Irwin Seligsohn and his firm on charges they conspired between 1998 and 2003 to submit insurance claims for a fake auto accident, the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice has announced.
california: U.S. attorney: No charges in outbreak of E. coli (Sun-Sentinel)
SAN FRANCISCO Federal prosecutors have decided that criminal charges are not warranted in last year's nationwide E. coli outbreak linked to fresh California spinach, the U.S. attorney in San Francisco said Thursday.
Broward County judge took loan from attorney for hurricane repairs (Sun-Sentinel)
Lawyer says he received no special treatment A Broward County judge needed money for hurricane-related repairs on his home so he turned to an attorney for a loan, according to the attorney and the judge's lawyer.
Attorney Kenyon honored for professionalism (The Sacramento Bee)
Sacramento attorney Charity Kenyon will receive the American Inns of Court's 2007 Professionalism Award for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Embattled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to speak here (Seattle Times)
Next week, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will make his first visit to Seattle since U.S. Attorney John McKay was forced out in a purge...
Rights lawyer, wife busted (New York Daily News)
A well-known civil rights lawyer and his wife were busted in Brooklyn last night for allegedly interfering in an arrest they witnessed, authorities said.
Attorney General's Office petitions court on migrant bail (The Arizona Republic)
The Arizona Attorney General's Office filed a petition in the Arizona Court of Appeals Thursday asking the court to reconsider bail that was granted to three suspected undocumented immigrants over protests of the prosecutor.
Driver 'devastated' by woman's death, lawyer says; Investigation into cause continues (Eagle-Tribune Online)
HAVERHILL - The stress of killing a mother of two with her car has so traumatized Marie Pigaga that she has left the area to recover emotionally as the crash investigation continues, her lawyer said.
State attorney general to probe San Diego corruption claims (Orange County Register)
Mayor requests intervention after city attorney calls his behavior 'corrupt and embarrassing.'
Wife of L.A. city attorney says she's embarrassed by driving problems (Orange County Register)
Michelle Delgadillo says she's a poor driver and organizer. LOS ANGELES -- The wife of City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo says she's neither organized nor a good driver and is embarrassed about her poor driving record which forced her husband to publicly apologize this week.
SAN FRANCISCO / City attorney aims to widen gang injunction (San Francisco Chronicle)
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera mapped out an expansion of his gang injunction program Thursday, saying he will ask a judge to restrict the movements of as many as 85 members in three neighborhood "safety zones." One of the zones would cover...
Report: Two inquiries launched into LA city attorney's activities (The Fresno Bee)
Two separate inquiries have been launched that will examine the use of city resources for personal reasons by City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.
Suspended radiologist confident in abilities: lawyer (CBC via Yahoo! Canada News)
A St. John's lawyer is defending the work of a southern Newfoundland radiologist who was suspended last month amid a review of his work.
Court dismisses Koli plea to change his lawyer (IANS via Yahoo! India News)
Ghaziabad, June 22 (IANS) A special court Friday dismissed an application by Surendra Koli, prime accused in the Nithari serial murders, to change his lawyer and cancel his plea that employer Moninder Singh Pandher's confession be incorporated in a chargesheet related to one of the killings.
Court dismisses Koli plea to change his lawyer (The Times of India)
A special court dismissed an application by Surendra Koli, prime accused in the Nithari serial murders, to change his lawyer.
MCOCA Court ultimatum to blasts accused to finalise lawyer (The Times of India)
The special MCOCA Court gave an ultimatum to the July 11 train blasts accused to finalise their lawyer by July 6.
Officials discuss school vandalism with District Attorney (Rivertowns.net)
Hudson and New Richmond police chiefs, police investigators and school officials met Wednesday morning with the St. Croix County District Attorney Eric Johnson to discuss the the involvement of approximately 40 Hudson High School students in the vandalism of five schools, including New Richmond, on June 3.
Court dismisses Koli plea to change his lawyer (The Times of India)
GHAZIABAD: A special court on Friday dismissed an application by Surendra Koli, prime accused in the Nithari serial murders, to change his lawyer and cancel his plea that employer Moninder Singh Pandher's confession be incorporated in a chargesheet related to one of the killings.
NH attorney general probes Romney aides (AP via Yahoo! News)
The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office has opened an investigation into whether presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's staff might have made an illegal traffic stop.
New Hampshire attorney general investigates traffic stop by Romney aides (International Herald Tribune)
The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office has opened an investigation into whether U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's staff might have made an illegal traffic stop.
Lawyer charged with damaging cars (BBC News)
A senior Aberdeen lawyer is given a deferred sentence after causing almost £1,000 in damage to parked cars.
Court dismisses Koli plea to change his lawyer (Hindustan Times)
A special court on Friday dismissed an application by Surendra Koli, prime accused in the Nithari serial murders, to change his lawyer and cancel his plea that employer Moninder Singh Pandher's confession be incorporated in a chargesheet related to one of the killings.
Hilarious exchange between lawyer and SmartFlix (Addict 3D)
One of the publishers of a DVD that SmartFlix offers didn't like the idea that SmartFlix was renting out his video so he retained a lawyer, Robert H. Tourtelot, to try to get SmartFlix to stop renting the DVD.
Attorney General curses reporter at political event (WKYC Cleveland)
Attorney General curses reporter at political event
Glendora ordered to pay attorney's fees (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
GLENDORA - A judge ordered the city this week to pay $40,000 in attorney's fees and costs to a resident who won a Public Records Act lawsuit against Glendora.
Yekaterinburg lawyer sentenced to four years for extremism (Interfax)
YEKATERINBURG. June 22 (Interfax) - The Leninsky District Court in Yekaterinburg found lawyer Sergei Kotov guilty of organizing an extremist society and making public calls for extremist activities and sentenced him to four years in prison, a court source told Interfax.
Lawyer Asks RIAA To Investigate Bush Twins (Slashdot)
tanman writes "After reading an article in the Miami Herald that said "[President] Bush's twin daughters gave him a CD they had made for him to listen to while exercising," a Florida lawyer calculated statutory damages of $1.8 million and has sent a letter to the RIAA asking that they 'display the same vigor in prosecuting this matter and protecting the rights of your rights-holders that it has ...
New lawyer to start talks with tribe (The Standard-Times)
MIDDLEBORO — Washington, D.C. attorney Dennis Whittlesey, the high-powered lawyer hired by selectmen last week, was to spend much of this week in Middleboro meeting with department heads and continuing negotiations with the Mashpee Wampanoag...
Man arrested with weapons a collector, lawyer says (The News & Observer)
The Apex man arrested Thursday night after police stumbled upon a large number of weapons in his townhouse was a gun collector and his arrest may be overblown, his lawyer said today.
Wasco mayor's dual position issue to go to Attorney General (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
Wasco Mayor Danny Espitia wants the State Attorney General to decide whether his job creates a conflict of interest with his position on the city council. He made that announcement...
Attorney General curses reporter outside Obama event (WKYC Cleveland)
Attorney General curses reporter outside Obama event
Attorney General to quit next week (Aylesbury Today)
The Attorney General Lord Goldsmith is to step down from his post after six years in office.
Attorney general to leave office (BBC News)
Attorney General Lord Goldsmith is to step down after six years in office, he has announced.
Weber County Attorney clears Ogden cop in February fatal shooting (The Salt Lake Tribune)
Posted: 4:50 PM- An Ogden robbery suspect who was shot to death by a police officer initially dropped his gun then picked it up and raised it, according to Weber County Attorney Mark DeCaria.
Prominent Civil Rights Attorney Says He Was Assaulted By Police (NY1 News)
On the same day police held sensitivity training for new recruits, a prominent civil rights attorney says police physically abused him and his wife on the street in broad daylight. Brooklyn reporter Jeanine Ramirez filed the following report.