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Attorney General hints BP's partners may face criminal investigation
Companies partnered with BP in developing the crippled Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico could possibly also be targeted in the sweeping criminal investigation under way in Washington, Eric Holder, the US Attorney General, will say this morning.
N. Salt Lake attorney formally charged with drug crime
Prosecutors have charged the former city attorney for North Salt Lake with felony attempted drug possession. David Michael Nielsen, 44, faces up to five years in prison if convicted of the charge in state court in Salt Lake City. On June 27, Salt Lake City police conducting a sting arrested Nielsen and alleged he tried to buy cocaine from an undercover officer near 250 W. 100 South. Nielsen ...
MURRIETA: Attorney says conflict was mistake
The city attorney who advised a planning commissioner that it would be acceptable for him to address that commission as a project developer ---- an action that led a resident to file a complaint with
Child porn viewer jailed despite lawyer's plea
A defence lawyer's efforts to "bring some balance" to a child pornography prosecution brought a sharp response from the crown at a sentencing where a judge jailed his client for two years. read more
Lawyer filed guilty plea in spite of client's request
A senior attorney in the field of traffic law was convicted of filing a guilty plea for a client, despite the client's request to plead innocent.
Lawyer wants pope's testimony in Oregon abuse case
Suits name the Vatican as a respondent on grounds that it employed clergy suspected of abuse. Papal spokesmen say it is a sovereign entity and immune from the American court system. Pope Benedict XVI is a head of state and the leader of more than a billion Roman Catholics worldwide. To Jeff Anderson, a lawyer who represents victims of sexual abuse by priests, he is also a potential legal witness.
Lindsay Lohans defence attorney resigns from case
Lindsay Lohan will be going to jail without one of her biggest advocates - her attorney.
Redwood City to get new city attorney
Pamela Thompson, currently the city attorney for San Bruno, will start work as the city attorney for Redwood City on Aug. 4. Thompson, who worked for San Bruno for the past eight years, also served as a deputy city attorney in San Francisco for seven years.... San Francisco - Redwood City California - San Bruno California - United States - San Francisco Bay Area
Attorney general considering case
The Montana Attorney Generals office is reviewing the information regarding Penni Lewis, Richland Countys clerk and recorder, and the alleged mishandling of the Richland County 4-H Councils account.
Lawyer will testify before city council
MICHIGAN CITY The lawyer who investigated Ron Meer for the Sanitary District will testify before the City Council this month.
Lawyer Says UT Football Player Did Not Start Fight
The attorney for one of the UT football players involved in the bar brawl in Knoxville says his client did not start that fight.
Local attorney buys Lincoln note for $15,000
Abraham Lincolns signature and a hand-written, short message fetched a $15,000 winning bid from a Springfield attorney Saturday.
Panel: No reinstatement for suspended Erie lawyer
A state panel for lawyers has recommended that the state Supreme Court deny reinstatement to suspended Erie lawyer Dan W. Susi, who pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting an 18-year-old former client in 2000.
Lawyer volunteers to swim with the sharks
BALTIMORE Michael E. Glass enjoys an exotic mini-getaway from work every other Friday, when he dons a wetsuit and scuba gear to feed underwater animals at the National Aquarium.
Lawyer's stuck with Lindsay
There's more drama in the Lindsay Lohan camp. Her lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley -- who quit following Tuesday's hearing where Lohan was sentenced...
Lindsay Lohan Has Found Herself a New Lawyer: Attorney Stuart V. Goldberg
Actress Lindsay Lohan is no longer lawyer-less! Last week, the soon to be jailbirds lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley resigned from her position two days after Lohan was sentenced to 90 days in the slammer. Well just in the nick of time, Lindsay has managed to hire herself a new lawyer named Stuart V. Goldberg, a criminal [...]
New attorney and engineer to be named in Mandeville
Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere is expected to recommend both a new city attorney and a new city engineer tomorrow.
City attorney may face criminal investigation
City Attorney Mike McMahan might have to return hundreds of thousands of dollars of city money, risk losing his job for 10 years and face prosecution for fraud after a state comptroller's report said he violated state law, records show.
Attorney, engineer approved
The Mandeville City Council Thursday evening unanimously approved Mayor Donald Villeres appointments for a new city attorney and new city engineer.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo guest speaker at Warwick fundraiser
Warwick - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the Democratic candidate in the race for the Governors seat this fall, quietly slipped into Warwick on Thursday evening, July 1.
Attorney says Vols didn't start fight
An attorney for Tennessee defensive lineman Montori Hughes says the bar fight began when the player himself was assaulted.
Lindsay Lohans Lawyer Stuart V Goldberg Dazzles The Judge Writes And Stars In Case Film?
The lawyer's a threefer not just an attorney, but also an author (a romantic psychological thriller) and a screenwriter..
Lawyer wants pope's testimony in Oregon abuse case
Suits name the Vatican as a respondent on grounds that it employed clergy suspected of abuse. Papal spokesmen say it is a sovereign entity and immune from the American court system. Pope Benedict XVI is a head of state and the leader of more than a billion Roman Catholics worldwide. To Jeff Anderson, a lawyer who represents victims of sexual abuse by priests, he is also a potential legal witness.
GOP race for attorney general is heated slugfest
Andrew Thomas and Tom Horne are eager to prove their toughness in what may be the most bitterly contested statewide race, the campaign for the Republican nomination for attorney general.
Attorney settled on career here with Nixon Peabody
On his college tour of the State University of New York at Geneseo, John D. Moragne quickly decided that Rochester was the place for him.
New attorney and engineer to be named in Mandeville
Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere is expected to recommend both a new city attorney and a new city engineer tomorrow.
Attorney, engineer approved
The Mandeville City Council Thursday evening unanimously approved Mayor Donald Villeres appointments for a new city attorney and new city engineer.
Mom of 'barefoot bandit' hires entertainment lawyer
SEATTLE -- A Seattle entertainment lawyer who has represented the likes of Courtney Love and the family of Jimi Hendrix has a new client' the mother of the 'barefoot bandit.' �� O. Yale Lewis confirmed to The Seattle Times that his firm has been retained by Pamela Kohler, the mother of elusive teen burglar Colton Harris-Moore. �� The 6-foot-5 19-year-old is suspected in dozens of thefts since he ...
Former district attorney practicing new kind of law in Mideast
Former Crawford County District Attorney John Dawson was a prosecutor for 16 years before he chose not to seek re-election, to instead return to private law practice. That was in 1996.
Lindsay Lohan talking to Chicago defense attorney
Embattled actress Lindsay Lohan has approached a criminal defense attorney from Chicago for help with her latest legal woes. Lohan, who was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail for violating parole, personally called Chicago-based attorney Stuart V. Goldberg on Friday and asked him to fly out to Los Angeles, Goldberg told the Sun-Times.
Holder: US to watch Arizona for racial profiling
Attorney General Eric Holder isn't ruling out another federal lawsuit challenging Arizona's immigration law if there's evidence of racial profiling.
Holder raises question on Sept. 11 death penalty
Attorney General Eric Holder says there's a real question about whether a terrorist suspect such as alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed can face the death penalty if he were to plead guilty before a military commission.
Lawyer volunteers to swim with the sharks
Michael E. Glass enjoys an exotic mini-getaway from work every other Friday, when he dons a wetsuit and scuba gear to feed underwater animals at the National Aquarium.
Redwood City to get new city attorney
Pamela Thompson, currently the city attorney for San Bruno, will start work as the city attorney for Redwood City on Aug. 4. Thompson, who worked for San Bruno for the past eight years, also served as a deputy city attorney in San Francisco for seven years.... San Francisco - Redwood City California - San Bruno California - United States - San Francisco Bay Area
Attorney general: Russian spies posed threat to US
While they passed along no U.S. secrets, the 10 Russian sleeper agents involved in the spy swap posed a potential threat to the U.S. and received "hundreds of thousands of dollars" from Russia, Attorney General Eric Holder said.
Arizona Immigration Lawsuit Isn't Political, U.S. Attorney General Says
Politics wasnt behind the U.S. governments decision to sue Arizona to block the states new law aimed at reducing illegal immigration, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said.
Attorney general: Russian spies posed threat to US
While they passed along no U.S. secrets, the 10 Russian sleeper agents involved in the spy swap posed a potential threat to the U.S. and received "hundreds of thousands of dollars" from Russia, Attorney General Eric Holder said. Russia - Espionage - Eric Holder - United States - Attorney general
Attorney general: Russian spies posed threat to US
Attorney General Eric Holder says the Russian agents sent back to Moscow posed a potential threat to the U.S. and they got "hundreds of thousands of dollars" from Russia
Attorney general: Russian agents posted potential threat to US, got lots of money from Moscow
While they passed along no U.S. secrets, the 10 Russian sleeper agents involved in the spy swap posed a potential threat to the U.S. and received "hundreds of thousands of dollars" from Russia, ...
Attorney general: Russian spies posed threat to US
While they passed along no U.S. secrets, the 10 Russian sleeper agents involved in the spy swap posed a potential threat to the U.S. and received "hundreds of thousands of dollars" from Russia, Attorney General Eric Holder...
Attorney general: Russian spies posed threat to US
While they passed along no U.S. secrets, the 10 Russian sleeper agents involved in the spy swap posed a potential threat to the U.S. and received "hundreds of thousands of dollars" from Russia, Attorney General Eric Holder said. Russia - Espionage - Eric Holder - United States - Attorney general
Attorney general: Russian spies posed threat to US
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Attorney general: Russian spies posed threat to US
Holder says trading those 10 agents for four Russian prisoners accused of spying for the West offered the chance to get back people four people "in whom we have a great deal of interest."
Extremely Tan Lawyer Vows to Keep Lindsay Lohan Out of Jail With Sewing Metaphors [Gossip Roundup]
# gossiproundup Lindsay Lohan gets a new lawyer, and he talks funny. A bunch of weddings happened. The Situation 's exercise DVD should be good. Gaga enrages Beatles fans by playing music. Sunday's Gossip Roundup is distracted by the upcoming World Cup final. More��
GOP race for attorney general is heated slugfest
The Republican candidates for attorney general like to talk about the battles they would wage on Arizona's behalf. Tom Horne and Andrew Thomas would fight illegal immigration, fight identity theft and fight the Obama administration.
Lindsay Blo-Hans Lawyer Has To Stay On The Case After Attempting To Quit??
Damn, we bet shes pissed: Theres more drama in the Lindsay Lohan camp. Her lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley who quit following Tuesdays hearing where Lohan was sentenced to 90 days in jail has been told by Judge Marsha Revel that she cannot leave the case. A source told us, The judge told Holley [...]
Attorney general: Russian spies posed threat to US
While they passed along no U.S. secrets, the 10 Russian sleeper agents involved in the spy swap posed a potential threat to...
Attorney General takes steps to reduce attrition rate of attorneys
Koforidua, July 11, GNA - The Attorney General's Department is taking steps to reduce the attrition rate of attorneys in the Judicial Service.
Attorney general: Russian spies posed threat to US
While they passed along no U.S. secrets, the 10 Russian sleeper agents involved in the spy swap posed a potential threat to the U.S. and received "hundreds of thousands of dollars" from Russia, Attorney General Eric Holder said.
Attorney General Holder raises question on Sept. 11 death penalty
Attorney General Eric Holder says there's a real question about whether a terrorist suspect such as self-professed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed can face the death penalty if he were to plead guilty before a military commission.