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Attorney general investigates Google privacy concerns
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is joining other authorities around the world to investigate Google over privacy concerns with the search engine's mapping feature. Madigan says since 2007 the search engine gathered personal information...
Lawyer says he'd accept state receiver for RI city
A lawyer for Central Falls says he's willing to accept a state-appointed receiver to oversee the city's finances. Rhode Island - Central Falls Rhode Island - Central Falls - Barack Obama - High school
Attorney General Gansler to run again
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has filed for re-election. Gansler officially filed with the Maryland State Board of Elections on Thursday. So far, no opponents have filed to run against Gansler, ...
Lawyer guilty of stealing from client
An Amberley Village lawyer became a convicted thief Thursday when he admitted stealing $224,000 from an estate he represented.
Attorney General Gansler Files For Re-Election
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has filed for re-election.
Lawyer: Wis. Vet Official Purging 'Old White Guys'
A lawyer for the former commandant of the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove says his firing is part of a pattern of discrimination against "old white guys."
Lawyer: Client not at fault in fatal kayak collision
The lawyer for a Queensbury man who was charged with amisdemeanor in last week's fatal boat collision on Lake George saidhis client should not have been charged and will not pleadguilty.
Lawyer says he'd accept state receiver for RI city
A lawyer for Central Falls says he's willing to accept a state-appointed receiver to oversee the city's finances. The lawyer, Joseph Larisa, said earlier this week that he planned to challenge the state's efforts to move the city out of judicial receivership and onto a separate path of state oversight for financially troubled cities.
Lawyer requests probe into election
A lawyer for Councilman Rigo Rodriguez has called for a federal investigation into possible voter discrimination, citing the roles played by Sheriff Jerry Speziale and the county Democratic chairman in allegedly intimidating Latino voters.
Lawyer: Veterans Official Purging 'Old White Guys'
MADISON, Wis. -- A lawyer for the former commandant of the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove said his firing is part of a pattern of discrimination against "old white guys."
Lawyer burgled, client charged
A Blenheim lawyer might have to withdraw from representing a teenager who turned out to be one of the intruders fingered for burgling his home.
Attorney charged with drug possession in LA
An attorney has been charged with multiple felony drug counts for allegedly trying to smuggle heroin into a secure area of the downtown Los Angeles criminal courts building.
Attorney: Gary Coleman's remains cremated
An attorney named to oversee Gary Coleman's estate says the late actor has been cremated.
Attorney Scott Whitehead to serve jail time
Attorney Scott Whitehead to serve jail time - SHALIMAR - A local attorney will serve 11 months i
Lawyer for woman jailed for T-shirt faces drug charges
The lawyer for a woman jailed for wearing a T-shirt with an off-color slogan to court in Lake County has been charged with possession of a controlled substance after authorities said cocaine and marijuana were found in his vehicle. Peter Kalagis, 46, of the 7500 block of Cascade Way in Gurnee , appeared in court Thursday for the charges stemming from his arrest in Lindenhurst . He'd been ...
Lawyer for woman jailed for T-shirt faces drug charges
The lawyer for a woman jailed for wearing a T-shirt with an off-color slogan to court in Lake County has been charged with possession of a controlled substance after authorities said cocaine and marijuana were found in his vehicle.
Attorney with Dakota County dies from injuries from car crash
An attorney with the Dakota County Attorney's office died Friday from injuries suffered in a two-car accident in Hastings.
Attorney charged with drug possession in L.A.
An attorney was charged with multiple felony drug counts for allegedly trying to smuggle heroin into an L.A. jail.
Attorney Charged In Rwanda To Travel To Kenya
A lawyer representing a U.S. attorney accused of minimizing Rwanda's 1994 genocide says his client is at the capital's airport to fly to Kenya just days after being granted bail on medical grounds.
US attorney charged in Rwanda to travel to Kenya
An American attorney accused of minimizing Rwanda's 1994 genocide arrived in Nairobi late Saturday after Rwanda granted him bail on medical grounds.
Attorney looks back on life prosecuting Balkan war crimes
The San Francisco-based assistant U.S. attorney Philip Kearney's recent memoir about his work as the sole United Nations prosecutor of war crimes in the former Yugoslavia is called Under the Blue Flag: My Mission in Kosovo. How long were you in the Balkans? I was there about nine months, and maybe it...
U.S. lawyer departs Rwanda after bail is granted
NAIROBI -- An American lawyer accused of minimizing Rwanda's 1994 genocide arrived in Nairobi late Saturday after Rwanda granted him bail on medical grounds. Rwanda - Africa - United States - Lawyer - William Mitchell College of Law
Attorney seeks delay in artifacts trial
An attorney for an Orchard Mesa man facing trial next month on federal charges relating to stolen archeological artifacts has asked a judge for a delay, citing new evidence presented by prosecutors in recent weeks. The new information, on top of some 1,800 pages of information and numerous recordings and e-mails, requires extensive defense interviews with witnesses, most of whom reside in Utah ...
Attorney General: Leddy appointment stands despite conflict of interest claim
MONTPELIER Vermont's attorney general says the naming of a former lawmaker to a state panel on health care will stand, despite a conflict-of-interest complaint.
Attorney, Democratic Party leader Everson dies
James Everson, a prominent Green Bay attorney and a former Democratic Party leader in Brown County, died Tuesday. He was 83.
US lawyer jailed in Rwanda: US Embassy didn't help
A U.S. lawyer released from a Rwandan prison on medical grounds credited America's Secretary of State with his release but said Sunday the U.S. Embassy did not help him secure food or medicinewhile in prison.
US lawyer jailed in Rwanda: US Embassy didn't help
A U.S. lawyer released from a Rwandan prison on medical grounds credited America's Secretary of State with his release but said Sunday the U.S. Embassy did not help him secure food or medicinewhile in prison.
US lawyer jailed in Rwanda, now free, says US Embassy refused to help him get food, medicine
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) A U.S. lawyer released from a Rwanda prison on medical grounds credited America's Secretary of State with his release but said Sunday the U.S. Embassy did not help him secu...
US lawyer jailed in Rwanda: US Embassy didn't help
A U.S. lawyer released from a Rwanda prison on medical grounds credited America's Secretary of State with his release but said Sunday the U.S. Embassy did not help him secure food or medicine while in prison. Rwanda - United States - Africa - Lawyer - Prison
Lawyer jailed in Rwanda: US Embassy didn't help
A St. Paul lawyer released from a Rwandan prison on medical grounds says the U.S. Embassy did not help him secure food or
US lawyer jailed in Rwanda: US Embassy didn't help
A U.S. lawyer released from a Rwanda prison on medical grounds credited America's Secretary of State with his release but said Sunday the U.S. Embassy did not help him secure food or medicine
U.S. Attorney General to attend Wisconsin dairy meeting
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and other federal and state officials are scheduled to attend a public workshop Friday in Madison focusing on anti-competitive practices in the dairy industry.
Lawyer Jailed In Rwanda: No US Embassy Help
NAIROBI, Kenya -- A U.S. lawyer released from a Rwanda prison on medical grounds credited America's Secretary of State with his release but said Sunday the U.S. Embassy did not help him secure food or medicine while in prison.
Lawyer Jailed In Rwanda: U.S. Embassy Didn't Help
A U.S. lawyer released from a Rwanda prison on medical grounds credited America's Secretary of State with his release but said Sunday the U.S. Embassy did not help him secure food or medicine while in prison.
Lawyer: US Embassy no help during Rwandan jail stay
Peter Erlinder, the St. Paul lawyer released from a Rwanda prison on medical grounds, credited America's Secretary of State with his release, but said Sunday the U.S. Embassy did not help him secure food or medicine while in prison.
US lawyer jailed in Rwanda: US Embassy didn't help
A U.S. lawyer released from a Rwandan prison on medical grounds credited America's Secretary of State with his release but said Sunday the U.S. Embassy did not help him secure food or medicine while in prison.
Attorney: Pot shops getting illegal marijuana
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) A deputy Missoula County attorney who specializes in drug offenses says multiple medical marijuana dispensaries are illegally acquiring black-market marijuana from out of state to meet exploding demand.
Attorney: Pot Shops Getting Illegal Marijuana
MISSOULA Multiple medical marijuana dispensaries are illegally acquiring black-market marijuana from out of state to meet exploding demand, a deputy Missoula County attorney who specializes in drug offenses said. Andrew Paul said reports by agents at Montana's High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas task force show the ballooning medical marijuana industry has created a market for illicit drug ...
6. Lawyer was very depressed over court cases, says wife
GEORGE TOWN: Lawyer-cum-poet Gan Teik Chee, who fell to his death from a hotel here, had called off a trip to Europe with his family because he was depressed.
DWI Attorney Accused Of DWI
An Albuquerque attorney known for suing DWI suspects has been arrested on suspicion of DWI.
Prominent attorney jailed for DWI
Albuquerque Attorney Ron Bell was arrested for a DWI Saturday after speeding down Tramway around 9 p.m.
Attorney General hopeful Sean Coffey cashed in big on donations, records show
Attorney General candidate Sean Coffey and his law firm have made huge donations to pension fund powerbrokers - and netted hundreds of millions in pension-related legal fees, records show.
Lawyer starts Bad Girl Ventures
A 29-year-old lawyer is kicking off a new microfinance organization Tuesday that will help others as she herself was helped.
Family Attorney: Jackson Children Just Normal Kids
Family Attorney: Michael Jackson's children are normal kids adjusting to life without father Michael Jackson - United States - Katherine Jackson - Law - Services
Attorney's generosity keeps pools open, fuels her spirit
It's a belief that has guided Bella Patel since childhood: If you want good things, you first have to give. "It's such an easy rule,'' said the 52-year-old attorney, who practices what she preaches day after day
Attorney says shootout defendant not safe in jail
A judge refused Friday to lower bond for an Athens area man whos charged with multiple felonies in connection with a February 2009 shootout, despite warnings by the mans attorney that his client may be a target for violence from other jail inmates. John W. Perry II has been in Nelsonvilles Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail since April 1, 2009. He has different bond amounts set in three felony ...
Attorney takes exception to Johnston sister's blog
Levi Johnston's attorney is taking exception with a blog kept by his client's sister, Mercede.
Attorney takes exception to Levi Johnston sister's blog
JUNEAU, Alaska - Levi Johnston's attorney is taking exception with a blog kept by his client's sister, Mercede. Rex Butler says that while she is free to write what she wants, she won't be privy...
Attorney joins Treasure Coast Urgent & Family Care in Stuart
Attorney Rob Gluckman has joined Treasure Coast Urgent & Family Care in Stuart as chief operating officer.
Attorney: Johnston Sister Won't Be On 'Team Levi'
Levi Johnston's attorney is taking exception with a blog kept by his client's sister, Mercede. Rex Butler says that while Mercede Johnston is free to write what she wants, she won't be privy to information from anyone with "Team Levi." And Butler said Levi's team isn't sharing information with her about his plans, movements or other actions.