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Attorney Says Former Rep. Brenda Turner Was Tennessee Waltz "Hero" (The Chattanoogan)
A Chattanooga attorney who supported former Rep. Brenda Turner through her long political career said she was a "hero" in the "Tennessee Waltz" scandal that brought down several prominent politicians.
Fatally injured man drives into attorney's backyard pool (Baltimore Sun)
Man apparently shot during robbery attempt A man who had just been shot drove a sport utility vehicle through a concrete wall and into the backyard pool of a well-known criminal defense attorney and died early today in Northwest Baltimore, city police said.
Haneef case a juggling act, lawyer says (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Lawyer Peter Russo says it has been a juggling act representing Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef.
Four seek to be new Graham attorney (Burlington Times-News)
Four local lawyers have applied to become Graham’s new city attorney. Grady “Joe” Wheeler’s June 20 death left the city without its attorney of 24 years. Good legal advice is what keeps a city council from adopting ordinances that conflict with state or federal law, which is more than embarrassing.
Lawyer: Hole Finds No Sign of Miners (AP via Yahoo! Asia News)
The latest holed drilled into a collapsed mine where six men are trapped broke through a chamber too small for the men to survive, a lawyer for several of the men's families said Saturday.
Kearney attorney charged with ethics violations (Lincoln Journal Star)
KEARNEY — A Kearney attorney’s professional reputation and career was in jeopardy after being charged by the Nebraska Supreme Court with violating professional ethics rules and his oath of office.
Lawyer says he'll go to court if Murray tries to seal mine (Deseret Morning News)
A Salt Lake lawyer who has been retained to represent the majority of the families of the trapped miners said he is "very disappointed at the Murray Energy Corporation group, who seems to have given up." Colin King, of Dewsnup, King and Olsen, also said the families have been promised things that have not come to fruition, specifically the arrival of a larger drill rig.
Attorney Post Draws Interest (The Tampa Tribune)
NEW PORT RICHEY - Seventeen candidates are being considered for Pasco's top legal post as County Attorney Robert Sumner prepares to retire.
Lawyer: Hole Finds No Sign Of Miners (CBS News)
The latest holed drilled into a collapsed mine where six men are trapped broke through an area too small for the men to survive, a lawyer for several of the men's families said Saturday.
Lawyer: Hole drilled in collapsed mine enters space too small to support life (USA Today)
The latest holed drilled into a collapsed mine where six men are trapped broke through an area too small for the men to survive, a lawyer for several of the men's families said Saturday.
Lawyer: Hole finds no sign of miners (AP via Yahoo! News)
The latest hole drilled into a collapsed mine where six men are trapped broke through an area too small for the men to survive, a lawyer for several of the men's families said Saturday.
Despite loss after loss, Escondido attorney joins presidential race (North County Times)
ESCONDIDO ---- After 11 failed bids for public office since 1978 ---- for everything from local school board to governor to president of the United States ---- Escondido attorney Diane Beall Templin hasn't given up.
Families' lawyer: 6th hole finds no sign of Utah miners (WTOL 11 Toledo)
Associated Press - August 25, 2007 11:23 PM ET HUNTINGTON, Utah (AP) - A lawyer for families of several of the six men trapped in a Utah coal mine collapse says the relatives are distraught and...
Families' lawyer: 6th hole finds no sign of Utah miners (KJCT 8 Grand Junction)
HUNTINGTON, Utah (AP) - A lawyer for families of several of the six men trapped in a Utah coal mine collapse says the relatives are distraught and very frustrated after the latest bad news.
Lawyer: Hole Finds No Sign of Miners (ABC News)
Families' Lawyer: Hole Drilled in Collapsed Mine Enters Space Too Small to Support Life
Attorney to offer training in Jordan (Lawrence Journal-World)
Katherine Kirk, a Lawrence attorney and mediator, has been selected by the American Bar Association to spend three months in Jordan, where she will train judges and lawyers in the art of mediation and negotiation.
Attorney: Couple should not be charged in death of 7-month-old girl left in car (Southeast Missourian)
ST. LOUIS -- The parents of a 7-month-old girl who died in a sweltering car should not be charged with a crime, their attorney said. "We all agree there's no intent," attorney Art Margulis said...
District attorney reseeds his office finance turf (The Standard-Times)
Now let's be generous and give the new Bristol County district attorney the benefit of a doubt. Let's call the DA's federal Weed & Seed application one of those rookie mistakes, although Sam Sutter is more inclined to blame his predecessor, Paul Walsh,...
Lawyer: No Sign of 6 Trapped Utah Miners (The Daily Comet)
HUNTINGTON, Utah The latest hole drilled into a collapsed mine where six men are trapped broke through an area too small for the men to survive, a lawyer for several of the men's families said Saturday.
Lawyer: No sign of 6 trapped Utah miners (AP via Yahoo! News)
The latest hole drilled into a collapsed mine where six men are trapped broke through an area too small for the men to survive, a lawyer for several of the men's families said Saturday.
Brown has singular style, renewed drive as attorney general (Boston Globe)
Eight months into his new job, Attorney General Jerry Brown of California has embarked on two major crusades that hark back to his past political roles.
Attorney General Sues Springdale "Natario" (The Morning News)
FAYETTEVILLE -- The state has sued a Springdale "natario" and her business for allegedly charging for immigration assistance, visas, tax assistance, identification and power of attorney letters, according to the state Attorney General's Office.
Attorney: Parents of girl who died in car should not be charged (Daily Journal)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The parents of a 7-month-old girl who died in a sweltering car should not be charged with a crime, their attorney said.
Ex-client puts lawyer on defensive (Louisville Courier-Journal)
The 1990s true crime best-seller "Death Benefit" depicts Louisville lawyer Steve Keeney as a heroic figure who exposed what seemed to be an accidental death in California as a murder-for-profit and brought the killer to justice.
Lawyer: No Room To Survive For Miners (New London Day)
Huntington, Utah — The latest holed drilled into a collapsed mine where six men are trapped broke through an area too small for the men to survive, a lawyer for several of the men's families said Saturday.
Lawyer: Mine chamber too small to sustain life (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
The latest hole drilled into a collapsed mine where six men are trapped broke through an area too small for the men to survive, a lawyer for several of the men's families said Saturday. "The only thing they told us is there is no void where the sixth hole is; there is no space," attorney Colin King said after a meeting between the families and mine officials. King said the families were ...
Attorney: Parents of baby who died in car should not be charged (Belleville News-Democrat)
The parents of a 7-month-old girl who died in a sweltering car should not be charged with a crime, their attorney said.
Kenyan lawyer says FBI still has evidence in Minnesota priest's death (WKBT La Crosse)
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - A lawyer working for the Roman Catholic Church says the FBI hasn't released evidence related to the death of an American priest from Minnesota in Kenya.
Lawyer for accused terrorist seeks access to Guantanamo detainee (CNews)
OTTAWA (CP) - The lawyer for an accused terrorist living in Canada is demanding access to Abu Zubaydah, a key al-Qaida operative held at Guantanamo Bay, to find out first-hand what Zubaydah knows about his client.
Kenyan Lawyer Investigating Priest's Death In 2000 (WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul)
A lawyer working for the Roman Catholic Church said the FBI hasn't released evidence related to the death of an American priest from Minnesota in Kenya seven years ago. More U.S. And World News More Minnesota News
Attorney: Parents of girl who died in car should not be charged (Jefferson City News Tribune)
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The parents of a 7-month-old girl who died in a sweltering car should not be charged with a crime, their attorney said. “We all agree there's no intent,” attorney Art Margulis said Friday. “That's obvious. It was just a tragic set of circumstances brought about by miscommunication.”
Kenyan lawyer says FBI still has evidence in priest's death (KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul)
A lawyer working for the Roman Catholic Church said the FBI hasn't released evidence related to the death of an American priest from
Sincerity counts for judge in Vick case (USA Today)
Judge Henry E. Hudson, who will hear Michael Vick's guilty plea today and sentence him later this year in a federal dogfighting case, is a former prosecutor and director of the U.S. Marshals Service. But a local attorney says Hudson is "capable of compassion" in sentencing.
Expert: Sheriff audit may hurt some of district attorney's cases (Asheville Citizen-Times)
ASHEVILLE -- District Attorney Ron Moore faces a potential conflict of interest in handling criminal cases that could have been compromised by the county sheriff's office's mishandling of evidence, a legal expert says.
Lawyer asks for talk with Osama pal (The Ottawa Sun)
The lawyer for an Ottawa man accused of being a terrorist is demanding access to Abu Zubaydah, a key al-Qaida operative held at Guantanamo Bay, to find out first-hand what Zubaydah knows about his client.
Lawyer specializes in wind farm cases (The San Angelo Standard-Times)
Attorney Allen Price rarely gives free advice, but he is among the few West Texas lawyers with firsthand knowledge about negotiating wind leases. The San Angelo lawyer, along with his siblings, inherited extensive ranch holdings in Sterling County.
Mesothelioma Lawyer Attorney.com Launches Industry First Directory of Mesothelioma Lawyers, Mesothelioma Attorneys and ... (PRWeb)
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BIZ BUZZ: You don't need a lawyer to appeal taxes (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)
Taxpayers who are considering appealing their tax assessments do not necessarily need a lawyer.
Mesothelioma Lawyer Attorney.com Launches Industry First Directory of Mesothelioma Lawyers, Mesothelioma Attorneys and ... (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
LOS GATOS, Calif.----Mesothelioma Lawyer Attorney.com today launched the industry's first directory of mesothelioma lawyers, mesothelioma attorneys and mesothelioma doctors, designed to help victims of mesothelioma find qualified legal and medical help.
Office raid of Zuma's lawyer unlawful says State (SABC News)
The state has conceded that the search and seizure operations against ANC deputy president Jacob Zuma's former lawyer Julekha Mohamed were unlawful. This emerged during argument in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.
Kenyan lawyer says FBI still has evidence in priest's death (KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul)
A lawyer working for the Roman Catholic Church said the FBI hasn't released evidence related to the death of an American priest from
Attorney General Gonzales resigns: NY Times (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing a senior administration official.
Attorney General Gonzales to resign, officials say (CNN.com)
Embattled U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales intends to resign, senior administration officials told CNN Monday.
Vicksburg lawyer to be sentenced today (The Clarion-Ledger)
Vicksburg lawyer Robert Arledge, convicted in a federal investigation of false diet drug settlement claims in Mississippi, will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge David Bramlette today in Jackson.
Gonzales resigns as attorney general: official (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned from office, an official confirmed on Monday.
Attorney General Gonzales resigns, officials say (Sports Illustrated)
Embattled U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned, senior administration officials told CNN Monday.
US attorney general has resigned: report (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Embattled US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, accused by US lawmakers of misleading Congress, has resigned, the New York Times reported on its website on Monday.
Attorney General Gonzales resigns: official (Washington Post)
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned, an official said on Monday, ending a controversial tenure as chief law enforcement officer that blemished the administration of President George W. Bush.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Resigns (Washington Post)
Embattled Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales has resigned from his post, according to an administration official, ending a controversial cabinet tenure that included clashes with Congress over the firing of nine U.S. attorneys and the scope of efforts to spy on U.S. citizens.
US attorney general 'steps down' (BBC News)
US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, caught in a row over the sacking of US attorneys, has resigned, reports say.