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Lawyer says Oregon to settle suit over priest abuse at juvenile prison (KXLY-TV Spokane)
SALEM, ORE. -- A lawyer says the state of Oregon has agreed to settle the cases of 14 men who accused a priest at a juvenile correctional facility of sexually abusing them in the 1970s.
Calif. Attorney General Posts Questions On YouTube (KGTV San Diego)
California Attorney General Jerry Brown wants to know what Democratic presidential candidates have to say about greenhouse gas pollution -- and Saturday posted on YouTube a question that he hopes will be answered at Monday's presidential debates.
Lawyer Disputes Police Account Of L.I. Shooting (WCBS-TV New York)
The lawyer for a man wounded by two Long Island police officers earlier this month is claiming that his client was unarmed when he was shot. Frantz Byer was struck by five bullets during an encounter with police in Freeport on July 14. He remained hospitalized this weekend.
Regime needs better PR, says lawyer (Fijilive.com)
A lawyer has urged the interim administration to improve its public relations in order to entice investments. Suva lawyer Hamendra Nagin made the comment while reacting to advice that unionists "will be severely dealt with" if their planned strike this week is politically tainted.
Lawyer: State agrees to settle priest abuse suit (KATU Portland)
The state of Oregon has agreed to pay $1.05 million to 14 men who said a priest sexually abused them in the 1970s at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, their lawyer said.
Kleberg County attorney indicted for abuse of power (KRIS-TV Corpus Christi)
The Kleberg County Attorney Alfred Isassi has been indicted on charges of abusing his power of office.
Local lawyer Yamouti let off (The Morganton News Herald)
MORGANTON - A local lawyer who was facing four charges walked free Friday morning. Victor Nosrat Yamouti spent two hours in court on the charges of resisting a public officer, assault on a female, second degree trespassing and being intoxicated and disruptive.
Brother of Murdered Attorney Speaks to News 8 (News 8 San Diego)
The brother of a Rolando attorney allegedly killed by his stepchildren is speaking out about his brother as the two suspects are due in court next week.
Attorney took civil case for man prosecuted by his county office (Quad-City Times)
Scott County Attorney Bill Davis once agreed to represent in a civil matter a man who had, and has since, been criminally prosecuted by Davis’ office.
California Attorney General asks presidential candidates about greenhouse gas pollution (North County Times)
SAN DIEGO - California Attorney General Jerry Brown wants to know what democratic presidential candidates have to say about greenhouse gas pollution -- and Saturday posted on YouTube a question that he hopes will be answered at Monday's presidential debates.
Monroe County district attorney faces no competition (Pocono Record)
STROUDSBURG — E. David Christine Jr. is running unopposed for a third three-year term as Monroe County district attorney, having served from 1988 to 1991 and again from 2004 to the present.
Long haul for demure lawyer (Gulf News)
New Delhi : Pratibha Patil, a demure-looking 72-year-old lawyer elected to be India's first female president, survived a bruising campaign against her to emerge victorious yesterday.
Latest claims wrong, lawyer says (The Age)
Allegations Mohamed Haneef may have been part of a terrorist attack in Australia are "fanciful", his lawyer says.
N.D. attorney general says commissioner must vote (The Bismarck Tribune)
A Burleigh County commissioner must vote on a road paving project, because the state’s conflict-of-interest laws do not allow him to abstain, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says.
Lawyer announces challenge to Sariñana (El Paso Times)
El Paso lawyer Annabell "Anna" Perez formally announced her candidacy Saturday for the El Paso County Commissioners Court Precinct 1 seat held by Luis Sariñana.
Attorney took civil case for man prosecuted by his county office (Quad-City Times)
Scott County Attorney Bill Davis once agreed to represent in a civil matter a man who had, and has since, been criminally prosecuted by Davis’ office.
Alpine attorney's interpretation of law: may mean costly changes for residents (Provo Daily Herald)
Some Alpine residents fear their animal rights are in jeopardy.In a recent meeting, planning commissioners said city attorney David Church had interpreted an ordinance on animal enclosures in a way that would require fenced pastures to be moved 75 feet away from any neighboring dwelling.
Civil rights attorney plans lawsuit over protest ordinance (Provo Daily Herald)
SALT LAKE CITY -- A civil-rights attorney say he will file a lawsuit challenging the legality of a city ordinance that restricts neighborhood protests because he contends it violates the First Amendment.Attorney Brian Barnard said he will file a lawsuit on behalf of the Anti-Hunger Action Committee, seeking to change the ordinance that bans picketing and other demonstrations within 100 feet of a ...
Tanner seeks 5th term as state attorney (Orlando Sentinel)
State Attorney John Tanner wants a fifth term in office.
Barry lawyer: I'll fight feds (New York Daily News)
Barry Bonds' lawyer told the Daily News last night that if the government is determined to battle in court, he will fight the feds and win.
Attorney Responds To UA's Motion To Dismiss (The Morning News)
FAYETTEVILLE -- The attorney for a Montgomery County man who filed a lawsuit against Arkansas Chancellor John White and System President B. Alan Sugg argued Tuesday that the university officials are not immune from being sued.
Govt trying Haneef by media: lawyer (Hastings Gazette)
The Australian government is conducting a trial by media against accused terrorism supporter Mohamed Haneef because its case against him is so flimsy, the Indian doctor's lawyer says.
A Lawyer's Fall - How Can It Happen Like This? (Law Fuel)
Robert Scott Weisberg was a lawyer with everything - a profitable law practice, another side business, newsstand Shinders, a beautiful home and wife. But now his personal and professional fall leaves his life in tatters. How can a lawyer's life turn so bad? Check out the LawFuel Jobs Network at (link) law-jobs.asp
Lawyer slams report on UK terror suspect (AP via Yahoo! News)
Lawyers for an Indian doctor held in connection with the failed terrorist plots in Britain on Sunday accused police of leaking damaging allegations to make his client look guilty.
District attorney race heats up at rally (Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal)
TUPELO - Sparks flew Saturday in the district attorney's race as Democratic challenger Trent Kelly poked incumbent John Young for lacking diversity in his office.
'PEEP' LAWYER HAD KINKY TOY TROVE (New York Post)
"Anti-masturbation" gum, stacks of skin magazines and something called a "Grow a Girlfriend" toy were among the kinky belongings cops hauled out of an alleged peeping-Tom lawyer's Queens house, according to wacky new court documents. Disgraced...
City attorney brings experience, laughter to post (The Champaign News-Gazette)
URBANA – A tortured soul Ronald O'Neal is not. O'Neal, Urbana's new acting city attorney, is a friendly bear of a man, with the emphasis on the friendly. He looks younger than his 41 years and breaks into laughter often.
Louisiana Mesothelioma Lawyer Johnson Worries About Asbestos Exposure Today (Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance)
Louisiana mesothelioma lawyer Nick Johnson of Johnson Law Group, with principal offices in Houston, Texas, is finding that exposure to asbestos remains a concern today despite government regulations.
Sinkewitz's lawyer urges T-Mobile rider to confess - if he has doped (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
BERLIN (AP) - Patrik Sinkewitz's lawyer has advised him to confess if he has doped following the T-Mobile rider's positive test for elevated levels of testosterone before he started in the Tour de France.
Attorney General investigating council meeting (Monroe County Clarion)
The Illinois Attorney General's office is looking into reports the Columbia City Council's executive session June 25 was illegal.
Attorney writes novel about Louisiana politics (Hammond Daily Star)
Sitting diligently at the computer in his children's playroom, Hammond attorney Douglas Brown typed his first novel during his leisure time. The rumbling of toy trains below his feet never bothered him, nor did the sound of the television in the next room.
Lawyer says Oregon to settle suit over priest abuse at juvenile (KMTR Eugene)
A lawyer says the state of Oregon has agreed to settle the cases of 14 men who accused a priest at a juvenile correctional facility of sexually abusing them in...
Lawyer who knifed wife to death is let out to work at legal centre (Daily Mail)
A wealthy lawyer who stabbed his wife to death is spending his jail term handing out advice at a legal centre
Defence lawyer spars with prosecutor in Macmillan trial (New Zimbabwe)
THE defence lawyer for Ewan Alexander Macmillan, the business tycoon charged with illegal possession of 1,2kg of gold, sparred with a prosecutor last Friday over the admissibility of a "statement of agreed facts" containing special circumstances surrounding the commission of the offence.
Mannatech responds to Texas Attorney General charges (Coppell Gazette)
After the charges by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott against Mannatech for unlawful and misleading sales practices, Mannatech representatives issued a short statement in response to the charges.
Lawyer expresses concern over ‘mob anger’ (The Star Online)
PENANG: A lawyer representing an accused in the murder case of three-year-old Shearwel Ooi Ying Ying said the mob anger levelled at his client was “senseless public condemnation.”
Lawyer who knifed wife to death is let out to work at legal centre (Evening Standard)
A wealthy lawyer who stabbed his wife to death is spending his jail term handing out advice at a legal centre. Christopher Lumsden, 53, was said to have 'snapped' after his wife Alison announced she was leaving him for a family friend.
Lawyer expresses concern over ‘mob anger’ (The Star Online)
PENANG: A lawyer representing an accused in the murder case of three-year-old Shearwel Ooi Ying Ying said the mob anger levelled at his client was “senseless public condemna-tion.”
Relative still waiting for permission to visit Haneef: lawyer (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
The lawyer representing Gold Coast-based doctor Mohamed Haneef says a relative who flew in from India over the weekend has not yet received permission to see the accused terrorism supporter.
Haneef’s lawyer slams trial by media (Hindustan Times)
The Mohammed Haneef case attracted new controversy on Sunday, with his lawyer, Peter Russo, accusing the Australian government of conducting a trial by media because the case against his client was so flimsy.
District Attorney's office to hold citizens academy (North County Times)
SAN MARCOS ---- The county District Attorney's Office is accepting reservations for its first North County Citizens Academy, authorities said.
Pakistan Attorney General likely to be the fall guy in CJ case (Outlook India)
Pakistan is looking for a scapegoat after the Supreme Court set aside the reference against Chief Justice Iftikhar M Chaudhry, with many eyes now being fixed on the country's Attorney General, a daily reported here today.
Pakistan Attorney General likely to be the fall guy in CJ case (Press Trust of India)
Islamabad, July 23 (PTI) Pakistan is looking for a scapegoat after the Supreme Court set aside the reference against Chief Justice Iftikhar M Chaudhry, with many eyes now being fixed on the country's Attorney General, a daily reported here today.
Haneed's lawyer no stranger to controversy (Nyngan Observer)
Peter Russo calls it his "semi-zombie state". Deprived of sleep and personal space by long hours on a case, the craggy-faced Brisbane lawyer has a habit of switching to a kind of barely animated, energy-conservation mode to keep focused on the job at hand.
U.S. attorney to review allegations against lawyer (The Record)
A federal judge has referred allegations of misconduct by an attorney at Bergen County's biggest law firm to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Newark after complaints about a case involving Kennedy Funding Inc.
Stars lawyer told: produce tax documents (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
The legal team for lawyer to the stars Michael Brereton has until Tuesday to hand over a list of documents he wants to keep from a tax fraud probe.
Attorney Responds To UA's Motion To Dismiss (The Morning News)
FAYETTEVILLE -- The attorney for a Montgomery County man who filed a lawsuit against Arkansas Chancellor John White and System President B. Alan Sugg argued Tuesday that the university officials are not immune from being sued.
Zimbabwe: Dyanda Wrongly Charged - Lawyer (AllAfrica.com)
ACTING Zupco board chairperson Chipo Dyanda -- who is accused of corruption for allegedly authorising payment of legal fees for jailed former board chairman Charles Nherera -- is being wrongly charged because she is not a public officer, her lawyer has said.
Kenya: Judge Didn't Receive Sh200,000 Bribe, Says Lawyer (AllAfrica.com)
A lawyer yesterday absolved a suspended judge from accusations that he received a Sh200,000 bribe to deliver a ruling in favour to a party in a court case.
Lawyer says ex-Thai PM Thaksin completes takeover of Manchester City club (AP via Yahoo! Singapore News)
Thailand's former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has gained total control over the Manchester City soccer club, his lawyer said Monday.