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Police officials, state’s attorney dispute request (Northwest Herald)
Cary Police officials on Friday denied seeking reckless-homicide charges against a man who accidentally ran over and killed his wife, and they criticized State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi for saying that the department did.
Duke moves from acting to interim U.S. attorney (NWAnews.com)
When Jane Duke wakes up today, she no longer will be the acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Northwest Edition)
County seeks new deputy attorney (Casper Star-Tribune)
Natrona County is looking for a new deputy county attorney.
Attorney general siding with governor's challengers in suit (The Harrisburg Daily Register)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A Cook County judge is allowing Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to intervene as a third party in a lawsuit that challenges Gov. Rod Blagojevich's authority to expand a government health-care program without lawmakers' approval.
Lawyer files claim against Dane County in baby's death (WKBT La Crosse)
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Madison lawyer has filed a notice of claim against Dane County, saying more should have been done to prevent last summer's death of a 6-week-old girl.
Lawyer files claim against Dane County in baby's death (WBAY Green Bay)
Associated Press - December 29, 2007 12:25 PM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Madison lawyer has filed a notice of claim against Dane County, saying more should have been done to prevent last...
Corbett’s attorney files response to motion for discovery (The Daily Dispatch)
BISBEE — An attorney representing a Border Patrol agent charged with murdering an illegal immigrant near Naco has filed a response to the state’s motion for discovery in the case.
Disgraced lawyer suing former firm (UPI)
A New York lawyer convicted of paying a mother to have sex with her two teenage daughters is suing his former firm for unpaid employee benefits.
Disgraced lawyer suing former firm (EARTHtimes.org)
A New York lawyer convicted of paying a mother to have sex with her two teenage daughters is suing his former firm for unpaid employee benefits. James Colliton, who was arrested in 2006 and later convicted for his sexual indiscretions, is suing Cravath, S...
Legal action minefield for banned cricketers - lawyer (Stuff)
A leading sports lawyer said the New Zealand Cricket Players'Association would face a "number of hurdles" if they were to consider legal action against the national governing body for their stance against selecting rebel players.
Disgraced lawyer suing former firm (Moldova.org)
A New York lawyer convicted of paying a mother to have sex with her two teenage daughters is suing his former firm for unpaid employee benefits.James Colliton, who was arrested in 2006 and later convicted for his sexual indiscretions, is suing Cravath, Swaine & Moore for salary, vacation pay and annual bonus payments he allegedly was entitled, the New York Daily News said Saturday.During his ...
U.S. attorney expects Rodriguez appeal to be argued in 2008 (Pioneer Press)
FARGO, N.D. - U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley hopes an appeal by death row inmate Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. will be scheduled for arguments before a federal appeals court within the next year, after a series of delays.
Hicks must renounce terrorism: lawyer (AAP via Yahoo!Xtra News)
David Hicks won't be taken seriously until he renounces terrorism, a prominent human rights lawyer says.
Hicks must renounce terrorism: lawyer (The West Australian)
David Hicks won’t be taken seriously until he renounces terrorism, a prominent human rights lawyer says. George Newhouse, who acted for wrongly-detained Australian citizens Vivian Alvarez and Cornelia Rau, said Hicks also had to renounce anti-Semitic views.
Attorney Now Sits Behind the Bench | WBNG-TV Binghamton, NY | Local Top Stories (WBNG Binghamton)
A prominent defense attorney will now sit behind the bench. Joseph Cawley is sworn in as Broome County Court Judge. The swearing-in ceremony was held at the old Broome County Courthouse in Binghamton.
Year in Review: Firing of U.S. attorney in SD contributed to political turmoil (North County Times)
SAN DIEGO ---- The unexpected, forced resignation of U.S. Attorney Carol Lam in San Diego and eight other U.S. attorneys nationwide ignited a political firestorm in 2007 that swept through Washington, D.C., as high-ranking congressional Democrats accused the Bush administration of politicizing justice.
Hicks must renounce terrorism - lawyer (Perth Now)
DAVID Hicks won't be taken seriously until he renounces terrorism, a prominent human rights lawyer says.
Hicks must renounce terrorism - lawyer (Daily Telegraph)
DAVID Hicks won't be taken seriously until he renounces terrorism, a prominent human rights lawyer says.
State's attorney hires veteran investigator (Connecticut Post)
BRIDGEPORT — If Edward Zack, the newest inspector for the state's attorney, has a fault, it's that he always has to keep busy. It was that personal drive that led him to join the Greenwich
Lawyer Charged With Contempt Of Court (The Tampa Tribune)
Lawyer Jessica Miller got a look at the Pasco County Jail from behind bars Friday.
Polk attorney Mobbs crusades for Ocoee road (Chattanooga Times Free Press)
OCOEE, Tenn. -- Almost a year ago, Polk County Attorney Denny Mobbs proposed using a rural highway over Little Frog Mountain as a route for U.S. Highway 64 instead of the winding Ocoee Gorge. Mr. Mobbs said last week he believes the route is the most environmentally and economically responsible.
Hicks not guilty, says lawyer (The Age)
David Hicks would not have been convicted of a terrorism-related charge by any fair court, his former lawyer says.
Hicks guilty of no crime: ex-lawyer (The West Australian)
David Hicks would not have been convicted of a terrorism-related charge by any fair court, his former lawyer says. Hicks had simply accepted an "offer he couldn't refuse" to get out of a US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, lawyer Stephen Kenny said.
Madison Lawyer Files Claim Against Dane County In Baby Death (WISC-TV Madison)
MADISON, Wis. -- A Madison lawyer has filed a notice of claim against Dane County over the death of a six-week-old girl last summer.
No court would have convicted Hicks - lawyer (Adelaide Now)
DAVID Hicks would not have been convicted of a terrorism-related charge by any fair court, his former lawyer says.
No court would have convicted Hicks - lawyer (Perth Now)
DAVID Hicks would not have been convicted of a terrorism-related charge by any fair court, his former lawyer says.
No court would have convicted Hicks - lawyer (Daily Telegraph)
DAVID Hicks would not have been convicted of a terrorism-related charge by any fair court, his former lawyer says.
Attorney wants refiled charges to be dismissed (Centre Daily Times)
BELLEFONTE — The attorney for one of two Penn State football players charged with assaulting a man at a fraternity party on campus in October is fighting the refiling of previously dismissed felony charges.
Attorney from Cherry Hill joins Voorhees practice (Courier-Post)
Attorney Louis L. Chodoff recently joined the Voorhees office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll as of counsel in the litigation department and the labor, employment and immigration Group.
Rawalpindi police opposed autopsy on Bhutto's body: Lawyer (The Times of India)
A top lawyer Athar Minallah said the decision not to conduct an autopsy on slain ex-premier Benazir Bhutto's body was taken by the Rawalpindi police chief.
Acadiana Diary: Local attorney brought polio campaign to Acadiana (The Lafayette Daily Advertiser)
When Lafayette attorney Ed McGlasson died earlier this month, there were many tributes to him, but most of them overlooked what might have been one of his most important contributions to the community.
County seeks new deputy attorney (Casper Star-Tribune)
Natrona County is looking for a new deputy county attorney.
U.S. attorney expects Rodriguez appeal to happen in 2008 (The Bismarck Tribune)
FARGO - U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley hopes an appeal by death row inmate Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. will be scheduled for arguments before a federal appeals court within the next year, after a series of delays.
Lawyer Larry Franklin wins big, spends big (Louisville Courier-Journal)
Named the state's best trial lawyer by his peers earlier this year, Larry Franklin has settled more than 20 cases for $1 million or more and won the biggest medical negligence verdict in Kentucky history -- $27.6 million.
Cuomo finds success as attorney general (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
From investigations into the student-loan business, the social Web site Facebook and the mortgage industry, political observers said Cuomo has gotten out of the shadows of Eliot Spitzer's successes as attorney general and also staked out his own claim to his famous name as the son of former Gov. Mario Cuomo.
Police officials, state’s attorney dispute request (Northwest Herald)
Cary Police officials on Friday denied seeking reckless-homicide charges against a man who accidentally ran over and killed his wife, and they criticized State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi for saying that the department did.
Hartley will run for district attorney (Wise County Messenger)
Gerald L. Hartley has announced his candidacy for district attorney for the 271st District in the upcoming Democratic primary.
Attorney Now Sits Behind the Bench | WBNG-TV Binghamton, NY | Video Archives (WBNG Binghamton)
A prominent defense attorney will now sit behind the bench. Joseph Cawley is sworn in as Broome County Court Judge. The swearing-in ceremony was held at the old Broome County Courthouse in Binghamton.
Hicks return 'political': lawyer (Canberra Times)
David Hicks would not have been convicted of a terrorism-related charge by any fair court, his former lawyer said yesterday. Lawyer Stephen Kenny said Hicks had simply accepted an "offer he couldn't refuse" to get out of a US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Cincy attorney gets two years for transactions (The Oxford Press)
DAYTON — A high-profile Cincinnati attorney convicted of illegally structuring financial transactions was sentenced Friday to two years in prison. Clyde Bennett II, 43, of Mason, was sentenced by U.S. District judge Thomas M. Rose.
Disbarred attorney facing OVI charges (The Oxford Press)
CINCINNATI — The arraignment for a former Butler County attorney charged with operating a vehicle under the influence while her children were in the back seat has been delayed.
Federline's attorney: Spears will be deposed soon in custody case (KATC 3 Lafayette)
Associated Press - December 30, 2007 8:44 PM ET NEW YORK (AP) - Kevin Federline's attorney says he wants to depose Britney Spears early next year.
Attorney Wants Spears Deposition Soon (ABC News)
Attorney for Kevin Federline Says Britney Spears Will Be Deposed Soon in Child-Custody Case
Attorney wants Spears deposition soon (The Charlotte Observer)
The attorney for Kevin Federline says he wants to depose Britney Spears soon, the latest step in the former couple's ongoing child-custody battle. "Britney Spears will have her deposition early (next) year," Mark Vincent Kaplan told People.com late Saturday outside a Beverly Hills restaurant. "We've got a lot to talk about." Spears, 26, called in sick to a court-ordered deposition Dec. 12, ...
Lawyer wants Spears deposition soon (Yahoo! Launch UK & Ireland)
The lawyer for Kevin Federline says he wants to make troubled singer Britney Spears give sworn evidence soon, the latest step in the former couple's continuing child-custody battle.
Attorney wants Spears deposition soon (AP via Yahoo! News)
The attorney for Kevin Federline says he wants to depose Britney Spears soon, the latest step in the former couple's ongoing child-custody battle.
Attorney wants Spears deposition soon (USA Today)
The attorney for Kevin Federline says he wants to depose Britney Spears soon, the latest step in the former couple's ongoing child-custody battle.
Attorney Wants Spears Deposition Soon (The Houma Courier)
The attorney for Kevin Federline says he wants to depose Britney Spears soon, the latest step in the former couple's ongoing child-custody battle. "Britney Spears will have her deposition early (next) year," Mark Vincent Kaplan told People.com late Saturday outside a Beverly Hills restaurant.
U.S. attorney expects Rodriguez appeal to happen in 2008 (The Bismarck Tribune)
FARGO - U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley hopes an appeal by death row inmate Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. will be scheduled for arguments before a federal appeals court within the next year, after a series of delays.
Attorney general seeks to prevent some teens from going to adult jail (The Washington Examiner)
Outgoing District of Columbia Attorney General Linda Singer is creating a controversy on her way out the door by lobbying to prevent prosecutors from automatically sending teenagers to adult jail for violent crimes, The Examiner has learned.