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Lawyer Taking Caller’s Questions (Arab News)
JEDDAH, 12 August 2007 — A call-in radio program on legal advice is being aired at 4 p.m. today. The program, being presented by Waleed Shari, will feature lawyer Ashraf Saraj as the guest.
US Attorney General Gonzales visits Iraq (Channel NewsAsia)
WASHINGTON: US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales arrived in Baghdad on Saturday, the US Department of Justice said in a statement. It was Gonzales' third visit to Iraq since becoming the US attorney general in February 2005.
Lawyer calls for Khadr’s return to Canada (Canada.com)
U.S. Navy JAG Lawyer Lt. Cmdr. William Kuebler, who is representing Cdn. Afghanistan fighter Omar Khadr in Guantanamo Bay, speaks at the meeting of Council of the Canadian Bar Association at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre Saturday, Aug. 11.
Former Alabama Attorney General McDonald Gallion dies at 94 (The Daily Comet)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. Former two-term Alabama Attorney General McDonald Gallion died Saturday at his home in Montgomery. He was 94.
Attorney speaks on video poker, bribery charges (The Shelby Star)
Henderson Amusement Inc. and part-owner Barron Henderson will plead not guilty to the charges against them in the video poker case unfolding across Western North Carolina, according to attorney Monroe Whitesides.
Investors doubt attorney general (The State)
Lawrence Smith and Jeff Hudson don’t believe the S.C. attorney general’s beef with 3 Hebrew Boys. The pair of retired military veterans from Arlington, Texas., invested less than $20,000 last year with the Columbia-based company in exchange for 10 percent monthly returns. They don’t know how the money was made. All they know is that they were getting monthly checks until the authorities stepped ...
Phoenix attorney named new chairman of Arizona Democratic Party (KVOA Tucson)
PHOENIX -- Phoenix attorney Don Bivens was chosen Saturday as the new chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party. More than 400 party activists gathered at Yavapai College in...
EFCC: Attorney General is Right, Says Yadudu (This Day)
Professor of Law at the Bayero University Kano, Auwalu Yad-udu has come to the defence of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Mike Aondoakaa (SAN), over his directive that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) should seek permission from his office before prosecuting any suspect of corrupt practice.
Richmond Flowers; Ala. Attorney General Opposed Segregation (Washington Post)
Richmond Flowers, 88, the former Alabama attorney general who challenged segregationist Gov. George Wallace's dominance in 1966 but saw his political career end in scandal, died Aug. 9 of Parkinson's disease at his home in Dothan, Ala.
John Doak "Jack" Mulvihill, lawyer who served three Houston mayors (Houston Chronicle)
John Doak "Jack" Mulvihill, a lawyer who served three Houston mayors and was a lobbyist for the city, died of cancer at 83. Mulvihill also was a decorated veteran of World War II who flew B-26 bombers over Europe. As a member of the city's legal team, Mulvihill worked with mayors Roy Hofheinz, Lewis Cutrer and Louie Welch.
Lawyer: Full story on kidnap not out (The Sentinel)
The full story on what police say was a faked kidnapping isn’t out yet, according to a lawyer for one of the parties involved.
Lawyer helps to launch Wills for Heroes (The Myrtle Beach Sun News)
Anthony Hayes still remembers the words that inspired him to act after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks: "You don't have to pick up a rock to help," he recalled hearing a police officer pulled from the World Trade Center wreckage say on television. Hayes, a 39-year-old lawyer in Columbia, decided to give back to firefighters and other first responders by helping them draft their wills. After ...
Attorney seeks data after high court ruling (Lexington Herald-Leader)
An attorney who won a U.S. Supreme Court case forcing Jefferson County public schools to drop a racial integration plan has filed a motion seeking to force the district to provide data on enrollment and capacities in a handful of schools. Attorney Teddy Gordon said Friday that some parents whose children were denied transfers are trying to make sure they weren't turned down because of race. The ...
Lawyer pleas for help to find missing wife (The West Australian)
Five days after his wife vanished without a trace following a Bentley dance class, high-profile lawyer Lloyd Rayney has issued a desperate plea for information on the mother-of-two's whereabouts.
Former Attorney General Gallion dies (Montgomery Advertiser)
Former two-term Alabama Attorney General McDonald Gallion died Saturday at his home in Montgomery. He was 94.
Ex-Attorney General Gallion dies at 94 (Birmingham News)
MONTGOMERY - Former two-term Alabama Attorney General McDonald Gallion died Saturday at his home in Montgomery. He was 94. Gallion was a key figure in the cleanup of crime and corruption in Phenix City after the 1954 assasination of the winner in the attorney general's race, Albert Patterson.
Rogers Tax Attorney Pleads Not Guilty to Theft (The Morning News)
BENTONVILLE -- A Rogers tax attorney entered a not guilty plea to theft of property charges Monday in Benton County Circuit Court.
Newspaper Attorney Argues for Open Hearings (The Morning News)
BENTONVILLE -- An attorney for Stephens Media represented The Morning News before a judge Tuesday, asking that hearings and motions filed in a road rage murder case be open to the public.
New: Regna to run for state's attorney (Northwest Herald)
WOODSTOCK – Lashing out at McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi on Tuesday, Crystal Lake attorney and former county prosecutor Daniel Regna announced his bid for state’s attorney for the 2008-12 term.
Lawyer's death 'a nightmare' (San Diego Union-Tribune)
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12 (UNION-TRIBUNE): Timothy MacNeil's career as a lawyer in San Diego County spanned 38 years. He handled family and criminal cases, everything from divorce to murder. A likable guy who worked hard for his clients, MacNeil was looking forward to retirement.
Circumstances in the country demanded emergency: Pak Attorney General (ANI via Yahoo! India News)
Lahore, Aug 12 (ANI): Pakistan's Attorney General Justice (retired) Malik Qayyum has said that the present circumstances in the country demanded imposition of an emergency. Qayyum said military personnel were being attacked and security checkposts were being hit with rockets in the country. The Supreme Court's (SC) decision in favour of Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad ...
Lawyer calls for Khadr's return to Canada (Canada.com)
CALGARY -- It's time for Canada's lawyers to break their silence on al-Qaida terrorism suspect Omar Khadr and to lobby the federal government to bring the 20-year-old Canadian home, his U.S. military lawyer, Lt.-Cmdr. William Kuebler, said Saturday.
Former Attorney General Gallion dead at 94 (The Decatur Daily)
MONTGOMERY (AP) — Former two-term Alabama Attorney General McDonald Gallion died Saturday at his home in Montgomery. He was 94. Gallion was a key figure in the clean up of crime and corruption in Phenix City after the 1954 assassination of the winner in the attorney general’s race, Albert Patterson.
Mesothelioma Lawyer Johnson Still Worries About New Jersey Asbestos Exposure (Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance)
Mesothelioma lawyer Nick Johnson of Johnson Law Group, with principal offices in Houston, Texas, is finding that exposure to asbestos in New Jersey remains a concern today despite government regulations.
Attorney may assess complaint over Cunek's case by end August (České noviny)
Prague- Petr Coufal, head of the Brno Regional State Attorney's Office, will probably assess a complaint against the procedure in the case of Czech deputy PM Jiri Cunek by the end of August, Coufal said in Vaclav Moravec's Questions programme on public Czech Television (CT).
Lawyer's plea for missing wife (The Australian)
A LAWYER representing police at a corruption inquiry has made a public appeal over the disappearance of his wife, who has not been seen since she attended a boot-scooting class in Perth.
Musharraf could retain uniform even after 2007: Attorney General (The Pakistan Link)
ISLAMABAD: Attorney General of Pakistan Malik Muhammad Qayyum Saturday said that President Gen. Musharraf could retain uniform even after November 15, 2007 and he needed an Act of Parliament for this.....
Former clients: Lawyer ruined our lives; Disbarred attorney guilty of stealing $1M, imprisoned (The Patriot Ledger)
BROCKTON - The victims scammed out of their savings by a disbarred lawyer told a judge Friday that their lives and those of their relatives had been ruined.
Dr Ali expects to be sacked: lawyer (Nyngan Observer)
Indian-trained Gold Coast doctor Mohammed Asif Ali is preparing to be sacked by Queensland Health this week, his lawyer says. Dr Asif Ali has admitted to lying on his resume and owning rubber stamps that could be used to forge medical testimonials.
MOTOGP: Lawyer says Rossi 'baffled' by probe (autosport.com)
Valentino Rossi's lawyer says the former MotoGP champion is 'bewildered' by the tax evasion investigation currently being carried out against him in Italy
Deputy district attorney moving on to private practice (Times-Standard)
A deputy district attorney is leaving the office this month to move into private practice in Arcata. Jeffrey Schwartz said the motivation for the move is to have more flexibility in his schedule to spend time with his family.
Flowers, Disgraced Civil Rights Attorney, Dies (NPR)
All Things Considered , August 12, 2007 · Richmond Flowers, a former attorney general in Alabama who gained national attention by prosecuting civil rights cases, has died. Flowers' legal career ended in disgrace after he was convicted of extortion.
Labour law enough to solve ‘run away’ problems: Lawyer (The Peninsula)
DOHA • Qatar's labour law is a finely balanced one, taking care of the interests of both the employer and the employee, said woman lawyer Saeeda Mohammed Qash.
‘Separate Justice Minister, Attorney-General’s Office’ (This Day)
Islamic Cleric, Dr Abdul-Lateef Adegbite, has called for a constitutional review to separate the office of the justice minister from the attorney-general.
Civil Rights Lawyer's Life Celebrated (Washington Post)
RICHMOND, Aug. 12 -- This wasn't a funeral service for tears.
The attorney for Emilio Sanchez Sr., Sanship Inc.’s director and president maintains his client is innocent of a felony ... (The Brownsville Herald)
The attorney for Emilio Sanchez Sr., Sanship Inc.’s director and president maintains his client is innocent of a felony environmental crime for which he faces arraignment in September.
Lawyer: Britney Spears assistant subpoenaed by pop star's ex-husband (ABC 7 Chicago)
An assistant to Britney Spears was subpoenaed Sunday to offer a statement in a legal matter concerning the pop star and ex-husband Kevin Federline, a lawyer said.
Convicted murderer allegedly attacks attorney (Leavenworth Times)
A Leavenworth man who’s already been convicted of murder and has a battery case pending may be in even more trouble after he allegedly attacked his attorney Wednesday.
Attorney develops condos along St. Johns River (BizJournals)
NORTHSIDE -- A Jacksonville attorney is developing a St. Johns River condominium project on Heckscher Drive.
Big-case attorney young but skilled (The Express-Times)
A Hackettstown area attorney challenging the constitutionality of the state's Highlands Act is being honored for his leadership and courtroom record.
Smarts serve Wood well as U.S. attorney (BizJournals)
When people who know new U.S. Attorney John Wood get asked what they think of him, the first answer that tends to come back is hardly unique.
Browns Lawyer Laughs Off Reconciliation Reports (ContactMusic)
BOBBY BROWN's lawyer has laughed off reports the singer is reconciling with his ex-wife WHITNEY HOUSTON after the pair were spotted dining together in
Britney Spears assistant subpoenaed by pop star's ex-husband, lawyer says (Arizona Daily Star)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An assistant to Britney Spears was subpoenaed Sunday to offer a statement in a legal matter concerning the pop star and ex-husband Kevin Federline, a lawyer said.
New: Regna to run for state's attorney (Northwest Herald)
WOODSTOCK – Lashing out at McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi on Tuesday, Crystal Lake attorney and former county prosecutor Daniel Regna announced his bid for state’s attorney for the 2008-12 term.
Importance of a Lawyer for Your Small Business (MoreBusiness)
Along with legal requirements, there can also be litigations, disputes, etc., that need preparation beforehand in order to avoid serious consequences. A lawyer is the person that can help you with all of these and much more by way of their expertise and knowledge on the subject.
Lawyer blamed for client's woes (Toronto Star)
There is nothing flashy about Toronto lawyer Ricardo Aguirre. He dresses down, drives a cheap fuel-efficient car, and owns a modest semi-detached home in northeast Toronto. But two former clients wished they had never met him.
Lawyer who helped poor dies (The Post-Standard)
Õ7GoldbergÕ A Mexico attorney who represented many people who could not otherwise afford a lawyer has died. Charles Goldberg, 51, owned a pizza shop and antiques store before becoming a lawyer in 2001. A review of state court records shows Goldberg represented dozens of Family Court clients.
U.S. ordered to pay OKC attorney (Tulsa World)
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A federal judge in Texas has ordered the government to pay almost $400,000 to an Oklahoma City attorney who was wrongly prosecuted.
Former State Treasurer Joins Attorney General's Staff (The Morning News)
LITTLE ROCK -- Former state Treasurer Jimmie Lou Fisher has been hired as a consumer education instructor for state Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's office, McDaniel said Tuesday.
Rogers Tax Attorney Pleads Not Guilty to Theft (The Morning News)
BENTONVILLE -- A Rogers tax attorney entered a not guilty plea to theft of property charges Monday in Benton County Circuit Court.