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Contract for sewer and water outlined by Sumpter's attorney
Township attorney Rob Young outlined the current status and plans for a new contract with the Detroit Water and Sewer Department.
Daniel Donovan announces run for state attorney general
New Yorkers need someone to stand up and say 'enough,' GOP district attorney says
Attorney general candidate Kathleen Rice scrutinized for stand on Rockefeller-era drug law reform
The presumed Democratic frontrunner for attorney general is facing questions from critics who accuse her of flip-flopping on a progressive touchstone: Rockefeller-era drug law reform.
Lawyer sought to ruin employee's career, court told
Quirky lawyer Rob Moodie pushed an employee into investing in his firm and sought to ruin her career when the relationship went sour, a court was told today.
Call for a study on non-Muslim being allowed to be syarie lawyer
KOTA BAHARU: Kelantan Syariah Court Chief Judge Datuk Daud Mohamad on Monday, May 17 called for a study to be carried out following the Kuala Lumpur High Court's decision to allow a non-Muslim to seek a judicial review to enable her to become a syarie lawyer.
Lawyer for MediGrow wants out of case
WINDSOR - Lazarus Pino might soon find himself without a lawyer in his fight to keep his Windsor medical marijuana dispensary open.
Lawmaker: Mobbing of lawyer an unfortunate incident
ILOILO City mayor and now congressman-elect Jerry P. Trenas said it was a very unfortunate incident Lakas-Kampi lawyer Eugneio Original, was mobbed by the people observing the canvass proceedings. read more
U.S. Attorney General to discuss poultry issues at Alabama A&M
Secretary of Agriculture, Alabama attorney general others expected to attend workshop.
Cedar Rapids attorney loses license
The Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board suspended the license of a Cedar Rapids attorney today indefinitely with no possibility of reinstatement for six months. The board ruled Ross Hauser, a lawyer for 23 years, committed multiple violations of ethical rules based on how he handled a dissolution case in 2005. The [...]
Lawyer gets discharge for obstructing City Hall officer
KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 The Sessions Court today granted a discharge not amounting to an acquittal to lawyer Edmund Bon Tai Soon from a charge of obstructing a Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) officer from discharging his duty in 2007. Judge S.M. Komathy Suppiah handed down the ruling following an application by deputy public prosecutor Lee Keng Fatt ...
Day after announcing candidacy for state attorney general, D.A. Dan Donovan to declare run upstate
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- After announcing yesterday that he will run for New York Attorney General, District Attorney Daniel Donovan will declare his candidacy today update.View full sizeAdvance File PhotoDaniel Donovan has announced that he is running for Attorney General of...
Dragan phoned me, says lawyer
THE former lawyer for Serbian war crimes suspect Dragan Vasiljkovic says Vasiljkovic telephoned him while on the run, to check the progress of lobbying of the International Criminal Court.
Attorney General hopefuls debate in Culver City
Six Democrats and one Republican seeking to be the state's next attorney general are scheduled to participate in a forum tonight in Culver City on the office's powers to help the poor and elderly.
Attorney General Holder to speak at Wayne State center dedication today
Detroit -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is speaking at the groundbreaking for a center for civil rights studies at Wayne State University.
Vasiljkovic rang me on the run, says lawyer
THE former lawyer for the Serbian war crimes suspect Dragan Vasiljkovic has told the Herald from Amsterdam that Mr Vasiljkovic made telephone contact with him while on the run to check the progress of lobbying of the International Criminal Court.
Attorney General Gives His Take On Fla. Immigration
Attorney General Bill McCollum says he's in favor of an immigration law in Florida but not to the same extent as Arizona's new law.
Miami Wrongful Death Lawyer Searching Tips and Other Crucial Info
There are several types of personal injury cases and there are lawyers that can handle each or more than one type of case. If you are seeking compensation for the death of relative, you should hire the services of a Miami wrongful death lawyer.
Attorney General Warns Oklahomans Of Hail Storm Fraud
Attorney General Drew Edmondson is warning Oklahomans to be alert for fraudulent home repairmen following a destructive hail storm in the Oklahoma City area.
Call for a study on non-Muslim being allowed to be Syarie lawyer
KOTA BAHARU, May 17 (Bernama) -- Kelantan Syariah Court Chief Judge Datuk Daud Mohamad today called for a study to be carried out following the Kuala Lumpur High Court's decision to allow a non-Muslim to seek a judicial review to enable her to become a syarie lawyer.
Sick lawyer prompts adjournment in conflict hearings
The conflict of interest hearings into Conrad Blacks former lawyers took an unusual twist Monday, when the matter was adjourned because a lawyer was hospitalized over the weekend with an undisclosed ailment
Westby of Southbury to seek GOP nomination for attorney general
SOUTHBURY -- Attorney Kie Westby -- who dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for the 5th Congressional District this month -- announced Monday that he'll seek his party's nomination for Attorney General.
Civil rights group to ask U.S. attorney general to probe deadly police shooting
Detroit -- Attorney General Eric Holder, in Detroit for today's groundbreaking on the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne State University Law School, is expected to face demands for a Justice Department investigation of Sunday's fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl by Detroit police.
Huang Guangyu Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison, Lawyer Says
May 18 (Bloomberg) -- Huang Guangyu, former chairman of Gome Electrical Appliances Holdings Ltd., was sentenced by a Beijing court to 14 years in prison for illegal business dealings, according to the lawyer of Huangs co-accused partner Xu Zhongmin.
France releases Iranian agent: lawyer
A French court on Tuesday released Iranian agent Ali Vakili Rad on parole, his lawyer said, just days after a young French academic accused of spying in Tehran was allowed to return home.
Attorney won't use psychiatric defense in Greco murder case
LOCKPORT -- The attorney for Anthony J. Allen has dropped the notion of using a psychiatric defense at Allen's trial, which was scheduled Monday to begin June 28 in Niagara County Court.
Attorney to file suits in death of Detroit girl, 7
DETROIT (AP) - An attorney who represents the family of a 7-year-old girl shot to death during a Detroit police raid plans to file two wrongful death lawsuits in the case.
Female lawyer on maternity leave protected from sack and male colleague fired
A female lawyer on maternity leave was protected from losing her job because her bosses were concerned they would be sued and made her male colleague redundant instead, a tribunal heard.
Ballack lawyer targets Boateng
BERLIN (Germany) - A LAWYER for Chelsea star Michael Ballack said he intends to lodge a complaint against Portsmouth's Kevin-Prince Boateng for the 'intentional' tackle which ended the Germany captain's World Cup hopes. Ballack was ruled out of the 2010 World Cup finals Monday after a scan revealed torn ligaments in his ankle following a heavy tackle by Germany-born Ghanaian Boateng during ...
Attorney to file suits in death of Detroit girl, 7
ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT An attorney who represents the family of a 7-year-old girl shot to death during a Detroit police raid plans to file two wrongful death lawsuits in the case. Geoffrey Fieger said he will announce the suits Tuesday morning, and that the family of Aiyana Jones is expected to address reporters during the same news conference at his offices in Southfield. Events leading up ...
Ballack lawyer targets Boateng
A lawyer for Michael Ballack said he intends lodging a complaint against Portsmouth's Kevin-Prince Boateng for tackle which ended the German's World Cup hopes.
Detained Kuwaiti blogger ends hunger strike: lawyer
Health concerns have forced a Kuwaiti blogger to end a hunger strike he began in protest against his detention over accusations he insulted the ruler, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Ballack lawyer targets Boateng over tackle
A lawyer for Chelsea star Michael Ballack said he intends lodging a complaint against Portsmouth's Kevin-Prince Boateng for the "intentional" tackle which ended the Germany captain's World Cup hopes.
Attorney: Pit bull attack verdict a 'compromise'
A "considerably sympathetic" jury compromised when they found Shamorrow S. Amos and Anthony D. Hunt guilty of two and four counts, respectively, in connection with a March 2009 attack by three pit bulls, Amos' attorney says.
Memphis lawyer disbarred over trust fund theft
A Memphis lawyer suspended in March after he was charged with stealing thousands of dollars from a childrens trust fund now has been disbarred.
Attorney helpful in real estate transactions
Q: Should I use an attorney when selling a house? It looks to me that it's pretty straightforward and the title company can handle it. Our real estate agent said that it is not necessary. #8211; Linda, via e-mail
Candidate announces for attorney general
Another candidate has thrown his hat into the ring to become the next Rhode Island attorney general.
Bergenfield attorney accused of taking money from client's retirement fund
Authorities arrested a Bergenfield attorney accused of taking almost a half-million dollars from a clients retirement funds, according to the Bergen County Prosecutors Office.
Burqa Rage In France: Female Lawyer Rips Off Muslim Woman's Veil
What's Your Reaction? A 60-year-old female lawyer ripped a Muslim woman's Islamic veil off during a row in what French police described as the first known case of 'burqa rage'.
Attorney General Warns Consumers Of Scam Involving Medicare
The North Carolina Attorney General is warning residents about a new telephone scam involving Medicare.
Attorney General Warns Consumers Of Scam Involving Medicare
The North Carolina Attorney General is warning residents about a new telephone scam involving Medicare. Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Tuesday that several consumers have reported getting calls that claim to come from Medicare, asking for personal financial information. The calls show up on caller ID as coming from 1-866-234-2255, which is a legitimate Medicare office telephone number ...
Bridgestone Joins ALM as Golf Equipment PartnerThe Lawyer Invitational
NEW YORK , NY (May 18, 2010) ALM / The Lawyer Invitational , the legal industrys first national golf tournament, is pleased to announce that Bridgestone Golf is now a golf equipment partner. As a golf equipment partner, Bridgestone Golf will have a distinguished presence at each tournament.
Attorney asks racist comments to be limited
Greg Gubernot's attorney is asking a judge to limit what can be said in the Eau Claire County murder case.
Law Firm Is Big Donor to Attorney General Hopeful
Weitz & Luxenberg is pouring money into the campaign of Kathleen M. Rice, the Nassau County district attorney and a Democrat.
Lawyer hopeful in case of 3 Americans held in Iran
A lawyer representing three Americans jailed in Iran for nearly nine months says he is hopeful a U.S. push for new sanctions against the country will not hurt their case.
Lawyer hopes sanctions push won't hurt detained Americans' case in Iran as mothers en route
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) A lawyer representing three Americans jailed in Iran said Wednesday he hopes a U.S. push for new sanctions against the country will not hurt their case as thei...
Nedbank Left Absa to Collect Debris From Trades, Lawyer Says
May 19 (Bloomberg) -- Nedbank Group Ltd. , the South African bank being sued by investors for trades in stock futures of Acc- Ross Holdings Ltd., left rival Absa Group Ltd. to pick up the debris, a lawyer for the investors said.
Hartford mayor's lawyer won't ask for mistrial
Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez's lawyer now says he won't seek to withdraw from the mayor's corruption trial or request a mistrial because of a statement he made during a conversation he didn't know was being recorded. Hartford Connecticut - United States - Trial - Connecticut - Eddie Perez
Iran: Lawyer hopeful in case of detained Americans
A lawyer representing three Americans jailed in Iran said Wednesday he hopes a U.S. push for new sanctions against the country will not hurt their case as their mothers arrived in Dubai en route to visit their children.
AP Exclusive: Attorney fears Demjanjuk worsening
John Demjanjuk's family and attorney told the AP on Wednesday that the 90-year-old's medical condition appears to be worsening as his trial in Germany drags on, as he was hospitalized for a second day in a row with dangerously low blood hemoglobin levels.
Iran: Lawyer hopeful in case of detained Americans
A lawyer representing three Americans jailed in Iran said Wednesday he hopes a U.S. push for new sanctions against the country will not hurt their case as their mothers arrived in Dubai en route to visit their children. Nora Shourd, Cindy Hickey and Laura... Iran - United States - Middle East - 2009 detention of American hikers by Iran - Nora Shourd