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Palin names Fairbanks lawyer to Alaska Supreme Court (KTUU Anchorage)
Associated Press - November 17, 2007 3:44 PM ET FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Governor Palin has named Fairbanks lawyer Daniel Winfree to the Alaska Supreme Court.
Lawyer for convicted murderer says DNA found at scene does not match his client's (KJCT 8 Grand Junction)
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The lawyer for convicted murderer Timothy Masters says DNA found near victim Peggy Hettrick in 1999 does not match his client.
Lawyer Says Feds Willing to Review New Evidence (KATV Little Rock)
West Memphis (AP) - The federal Justice Department concluded that there was no criminal violation of 12-year-old DeAuntae Farrow's civil rights. Farrow was fatally shot by police in June, is willing to review new evidence, a lawyer says.
Lawyer for convicted murderer says DNA found at scene does not match client's (9 News Denver)
BOULDER (AP) - The lawyer for convicted murderer Timothy Masters says DNA found near victim Peggy Hettrick at the scene of the 1987 crime in Fort Collins does not match his client.
Lawyer Says Feds Willing To Review New Evidence (The Morning News)
WEST MEMPHIS -- The federal Justice Department, which concluded that there was no criminal violation of 12-year-old DeAuntae Farrow's civil rights when he was fatally shot by police in June, is willing to review new evidence, a lawyer says.
Lawyer: New fingerprints found in Knox case (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
ROME -- New, bloody fingerprints have been discovered on the pillow of a British student found slain in her bedroom in the Italian university town of Perugia earlier this month, a lawyer for the victim's family said Saturday.
Attorney to build Apollo team (The Arizona Republic)
Robert Moya, a longtime Phoenix corporate attorney was just named General Counsel of University of Phoenix parent Apollo Group.
Caldwell projected winner of Louisiana attorney general race (KATC 3 Lafayette)
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Democrat James "Buddy" Caldwell won the Louisiana attorney general's race on Saturday, beating a Republican to succeed incumbent Charles Foti, the Associated Press...
Caldwell elected State Attorney General (WWL-TV New Orleans)
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Democrat James "Buddy" Caldwell won the Louisiana attorney general's race on Saturday, beating a Republican to succeed incumbent Charles Foti, the Associated Press projected.
Bonds' lawyer says prosecutors set up player for 'perjury trap' (San Jose Mercury News)
Federal prosecutors brought criminal charges against Barry Bonds as a desperate move to save face after spending several years and million of dollars investigating the slugger, said Bonds' lawyer, Michael Rains.
Caldwell claims victory in Louisiana attorney general race (The Town Talk)
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Democrat James “Buddy” Caldwell won the Louisiana attorney general’s race today, easily beating a Republican to succeed incumbent Charles Foti.
A 'Trying' old lawyer; a warm, funny story (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
The final year in the life of the Philadelphia aristocrat who was U.S. attorney general for most of World War II would hardly seem to be grist for compelling theater in 2007. But a play about a crusty and cranky old lawyer butting heads with a ...
Caldwell claims victory in Louisiana attorney general race (KATC 3 Lafayette)
Associated Press - November 17, 2007 11:44 PM ET BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Democrat James "Buddy" Caldwell won the Louisiana attorney general's race on Saturday, easily beating a Republican to...
Caldwell easily wins Louisiana attorney general race (The Houma Courier)
Democrat James "Buddy" Caldwell won the Louisiana attorney general's race on Saturday, easily beating a Republican to succeed incumbent Charles Foti. With all but seven of 3,967 precincts reporting, Caldwell led Royal Alexander 67 percent to 33 percent.
U.S. Attorney Paulose denies allegations in online article (Winona Daily News)
MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. Attorney for Minnesota Rachel Paulose has denied allegations that she made racially disparaging comments about one employee, and she disputed details surrounding the alleged mishandling of classified documents, according to an online article written by an attorney who says he is Paulose’s friend.
Caldwell elected Louisiana attorney general (KTBS Shreveport)
Buddy Caldwell, a longtime district attorney in northeast Louisiana, tonight won easy election to be the state's new attorney general. Caldwell, D-Tallulah, defeated Republican Shreveport lawyer and political newcomer Royal Alexander. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Caldwell had 67 percent of the vote to 33 percent for Alexander. Caldwell
Caldwell easily wins Louisiana attorney general race (KATC 3 Lafayette)
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Democrat James "Buddy" Caldwell won the Louisiana attorney general's race on Saturday, easily beating a Republican to succeed incumbent Charles Foti.
DRC drops pipeline lawyer, out of funds (The Dickinson Press)
BISMARCK — Landowners who intervened to oppose the TransCanada Keystone Pipeline have run out of funds for lawyer fees and their attorneys have withdrawn from the case.
'BUDDY' CALDWELL IS LOUISIANA'S NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
BATON ROUGE -- Louisianians elected Democrat James "Buddy" Caldwell as the state's attorney general Saturday, giving the veteran district attorney from Tallulah an overwhelming runoff victory over Republican Royal Alexander in a race that seemed to lose steam once voters had dispatched controversial incumbent Charles Foti in the primary.
Attorney says voters’ trust in coroner not misplaced (The Decatur Daily)
PRATTVILLE (AP) — An attorney for Autauga County coroner Billy Brown said his client is not guilty of the ethics and theft charges announced by Attorney General Troy King and claims they are politically motivated to keep him from running for sheriff.
Attorney general's slot goes to Caldwell (The Shreveport Times)
A longtime northeast Louisiana district attorney Saturday to become the next attorney general.
Miami attorney named chairman of state elections commission (Miami Herald)
Gov. Charlie Crist has named Miami attorney Jorge L. Cruz-Bustillo, 44, to head the Florida Elections Commission. The Cuban American has been a member of the commission since 2005.
Lawyer-client immunity debated in court (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
BOSTON - A Central Massachusetts immigration lawyer who signed a naturalization application with substantial omissions came under fire yesterday in U.S. District Court.
Lawyer Says Feds Willing To Review New Evidence (The Morning News)
WEST MEMPHIS -- The federal Justice Department, which concluded that there was no criminal violation of 12-year-old DeAuntae Farrow's civil rights when he was fatally shot by police in June, is willing to review new evidence, a lawyer says.
Caldwell Becomes Louisiana's Next Attorney General (KSLA-TV Shreveport)
Democrat James "Buddy" Caldwell won the Louisiana attorney general's race on Saturday, easily beating a Republican to succeed incumbent Charles Foti. Caldwell beat Royal Alexander 67 percent to 33 percent, according to returns from all precincts.
Bay Area lawyer, aviation law expert Stephen Kenney dies of cancer (San Francisco Chronicle)
Stephen Kenney, a highly regarded Bay Area trial lawyer and nationally recognized expert in aviation law, died of pancreatic cancer Nov. 2 at UCSF Medical Center. He was 62. Mr. Kenney, of Larkspur, was a founding partner of the San Francisco law firm Kenney &...
Caldwell new attorney general (The Lafayette Daily Advertiser)
BATON ROUGE - Democrat James "Buddy" Caldwell won the Louisiana attorney general's race on Saturday, easily beating a Republican to succeed incumbent Charles Foti.
Lawyer says Bonds 'told them like it is' (San Jose Mercury News)
Federal prosecutors brought criminal charges against Barry Bonds as a desperate move to save face after spending several years and millions of dollars investigating the slugger, said Bonds' lawyer, Michael Rains.
Buddy Caldwell Wins the Attorney General's Race (WAFB Baton Rouge)
Louisiana will have a new attorney general come January. Democrat Buddy Caldwell enjoyed a comfortable lead throughout election night. He ended up winning with a whopping 67% of the vote over Republican Royal Alexander.
Bush plan for Patriot Act illegal, lawyer says (Salem Statesman Journal)
PORTLAND -- An Oregon lawyer who won a ruling that provisions of the USA Patriot Act are unconstitutional has urged Congress to resist Bush administration efforts to overhaul a law requiring oversight of government surveillance.
Westerly Road Status In Doubt, Attorney Says (New London Day)
Westerly — A preliminary report by attorney Charles Soloveitzik indicates that Fort Road in Watch Hill may indeed be private property and not a town-owned public access as some in town have claimed.
Lawyer: 'Sense of decency' can save Lolit Solis (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
Actors Piolo Pascual and Sam Milby may still drop libel charges filed against showbiz columnist and talent manager Lolit Solis if she makes a genuine retraction and a real public apology. This was revealed by lawyer Joji Alonso during an interview over ABS-CBN's "The Buzz" on Sunday.
Hillary Clinton, Obama call for top Pakistani lawyer's release (Outlook India)
US presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and Joe Biden are among 38 Senators who have written to Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf urging him to release top lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan, who has been arrested under emergency regulations.
Attorney General's Cousin Killed In House Fire (WCVB TheBostonChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
The cousin of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley was killed in a house fire in Hyannis on Friday night.
Cousin of state Attorney General killed in fire (Boston Globe)
Joan Nelson, a lawyer and 54-year-old cousin of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley dies in a house fire.
Cousin of state Attorney General killed in fire (Boston Herald)
BOSTON A first cousin of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley dies in a house fire. Hyannis fire officials say the blaze broke out just after 11 p.m. Friday night...
Cousin Of State Attorney General Killed In Fire (WBZ Boston)
A first cousin of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley was killed in a fast-moving fire on the Cape early Friday night. More Massachusetts News
MyFox Boston | Cousin of State Attorney General Killed in Fire (FOX 25 Boston)
BOSTON -- A first cousin of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley dies in a house fire. Hyannis fire officials say the blaze broke out just after 11 p.m. Friday night and quickly engulfed the one family home.
Attorney Takes Sworn Testimony about Alleged Abuse by WM Officers (FOX 13 Memphis)
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (WHBQ FOX13 myfoxmemphis.com) -– -- The attorney for DeAunta Farrow's family says West Memphis police officers have a violent history with the African American community.
Peterson's lawyer disputes findings that Savio was murdered (KWQC-TV 6 Davenport)
CHICAGO (AP) - Drew Peterson's lawyer is questioning an autopsy conducted on the body of the ex-Bolingbrook police officer's third wife. The autopsy on Kathleen Savio was performed by former New York City chief medical examiner Michael Baden. It was performed for Savio's family.
Report: Attorney says Bonds 'set up' (UPI)
His attorney claims Barry Bonds was set up by a "perjury trap" by federal prosecutors.
Report: Attorney says Bonds 'set up' (EARTHtimes.org)
His attorney claims Barry Bonds was set up by a perjury trap by federal prosecutors. Michael Rains told the San Jose Mercury News baseball's home run king did not lie to a federal grand jury probing the BALCO steroid ring. Documents were filed Thursday ...
Report: Attorney says Bonds 'set up' (Moldova.org)
His attorney claims Barry Bonds was set up by a "perjury trap" by federal prosecutors. Michael Rains told the San Jose Mercury News baseball's home run king did not lie to a federal grand jury probing the BALCO steroid ring. Documents were filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco in connection with Bonds' Dec. 4, 2003, grand jury appearance. Bonds told the grand jury he did not ...
Lawyer for ex-cop questions expert's autopsy findings (The Pantagraph)
NEW 3:20 p.m. CHICAGO -- A lawyer representing Drew Peterson on Sunday questioned an autopsy conducted on the body of the former Bolingbrook police officer's third wife that concluded woman was murdered.
Drew Peterson Lawyer Rejects Autopsy Finding (WHBF-TV Quad Cities)
CHICAGO (AP) _ A lawyer representing Drew Peterson disputes the findings of an autopsy on a former Bolingbrook police officer's third wife that concluded woman was murdered.
Supreme Court lawyer says CBI threatened him (The Hindu)
Ghaziabad: A lawyer representing the widow of Nithari case main witness Jatin Sarkar, whose body was recovered from a river in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district, on Sunday claimed he was threatened by the CBI to withdraw the case . ...
Small business: Attorney, adviser, secret-keeper (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
He knows your business dealings, your family secrets. He could be a priest. A psychologist. Or a character in a new HBO series. Such drama might seem far removed from the world of Christopher Hunt, an attorney who specializes in estate planning. Yet his work often involves delving into intimate details of both a company and a family. That's because a good part of his practice is helping clients ...
Attorney: Officials to take 5th in voting irregularities case (WMCTV Memphis)
Associated Press - November 18, 2007 6:34 PM ET JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - An attorney says three Wilkinson County officials will take the Fifth Amendment if asked to testify in a bizarre election...
Ex-Cop's Lawyer Disputes Autopsy Report (ABC News)
Lawyer for Ill. Ex-Cop With Missing Wife Disputes Finding That 3rd Spouse Was Killed
Attorney: Officials to take 5th in voting irregularities case (The Clarion-Ledger)
Three Wilkinson County officials will take the Fifth Amendment if asked to testify in a bizarre election challenge that involves claims of voting irregularities, intimidation and racial overtones in the Democratic primary, an attorney said.