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Retain: Our attorney general needs to be elected by Guam's voters
A bill in the Guam Legislature would take away the ability of Guam's voters to choose the attorney general and give that power back to the governor.
Lindsay Lohan Talking To Chicago Defense Attorney
What's Your Reaction? Embattled actress Lindsay Lohan has approached a criminal defense attorney from Chicago for help with her latest legal woes.
Warren lawyer who is Plainfield�s city solicitor, appointed to board
WARREN TWP. James B. Ventantonio, a senior partner at the law firm of Ventantonio & Wildenhain in Warren, has been named to the Board of Directors of MDAdvantage Insurance Company of New Jersey, Lawrence Township.
Vermont attorney general sues Dallas debt-settlement company
Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell said his office has filed suit against CSA-Credit Solutions of America, LLC, a debt-settlement company based in Dallas, and its current and former chief executives, Doug Van Arsdale and Matt Reivitt.
Lindsay Lohan Asks Chicago Attorney for Help
Actress Lindsay Lohan hopes a Chicago attorney can keep her out of jail. Lindsay Lohan - Law - United States - Actor - Probation
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.
Lindsay Lohan Talking To Chicago Defense Attorney
Photo credit: AP Photo/David McNew, Pool, File Chicago criminal defense attorney, Stuart V. Goldberg, is the latest individual to get wrapped up in actress Lindsay Lohan's legal woes. Lohan--who was sentenced to 90 days in jail last week after violating her parole--personally called Goldberg on Friday and he spent seven hours talking to Lohan and her mother and sister. Lohan also asked Goldberg ...
Arizona's illegal immigration law SB 1070 is not constitutional, argues Attorney General Eric Holder
Attorney General Eric Holder made that argument on Sunday, arguing that the state has overstepped its bounds with SB 1070, which requires local police to inquire about the immigration status of suspected criminals.
Lawyer in TAG fiasco is fined for dishonesty
Watchdog appeals in belief that punishment is not harsh enough
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says 10 Russian sleeper agents posed potential threat
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 considered...
Lindsay Lohan - Holley Stuck As Lohans Lawyer For Now
Top celebrity lawyer SHAWN CHAPMAN HOLLEY is stuck with LINDSAY LOHAN as her client - a judge has banned the attorney from quitting until papers for a replacement are filed...
Holley stuck as Lohan's lawyer for now
Top celebrity lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley is stuck with Lindsay Lohan as her client - a judge has banned the attorney from quitting until papers for a replacement are filed in court, according to a U.S. report.
Lohan seeks help from Chicago attorney
LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) -- Troubled U.S. actress Lindsay Lohan has contacted a Chicago criminal defense attorney to help her handle her latest legal predicaments. Lindsay Lohan - Defense - Actor - Services - Law
Lohan's lawyer told she can't quit the case
THERE's more drama in the Lindsay Lohan camp with the star's lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley, who quit following Lohan's 90-day sentence, being ordered that she cannot leave the case.
Rwanda: Kagame tortures opposition, arrests Ingabires new lawyer
Rwandan opposition leaders Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza and Frank Habineza report ongoing torture of opposition party members arrested in Kigali on June 24, 2010, as they attempted to protest exclusion from this years presidential election. Ingabire also reports that her Rwandan lawyer, Mr. Theogene Muhayeyezu, has been arrested, tortured and detained incommunicado.
Attorney: BP May Start Cutting Payments To Thousands
BP could soon start cutting payments to about 40,000 people, WDSU News reports.
Mehserle attorney: 'I think the jury was confused'
Johannes Mehserle's defense attorney, Michael Rains, speaks publicly about the case for the first time.
U.S. Attorney General defends spy swap
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday defended the spy swap with Russia, saying the deal brought back several individuals of interest to the United States.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to attend investiture of Old Greenwich lawyer as state's new top prosecutor
David Fein, of Greenwich. Photo: ST, Contributed Photo / Greenwich Time Contributed The investiture of David Fein , the newest U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut, will be held at 11 a.m. in the Levinson Auditorium at Yale Law School, 127 Wall St., in New Haven.
Lawyer hopeful widow will not be stoned to death
THE lawyer for an Iranian widow sentenced to be stoned to death for an adultery conviction expressed cautious optimism over the weekend after Iran said it will review the decision, which has drawn international condemnation.
Lindsay Lohan seeking help from Chicago criminal defense attorney
Troubled U.S. actress Lindsay Lohan has contacted a Chicago criminal defense attorney to help her handle her latest legal predicaments.
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 candidates clash at debate
ATLANTA - Debates between lawyers seeking to be the states top attorney are bound to include plenty of arguing, and the Republicans and Democrats trying to win their partys nomination for attorne...
Reno court, city attorney reduce hours
Reno Municipal Court and the criminal division of the Reno city attorneys office are changing hours starting Monday to save money.
Trial for Self-Described 9/11 Mastermind Still on Hold
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said the administration still had issues to resolve before Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four others at Guant�namo could be tried.
U.S. attorney's office getting new 6-story headquarters on Broadway
With an ever-increasing caseload to prosecute and a need for more space, the U.S. attorney's office for the Western District of Kentucky is in line to get a new six-story, $8.6 million headquarters on West Broadway in Louisville.
Rio Hondo looking for new city attorney
RIO HONDO The new City Commission is looking for a city attorney who can replace Jan Cassidy, and are also advertising for a city engineer who can take Noe Garzas job, officials said this week.
Former attorney, SD state house candidate pleads guilty
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A former Sioux Falls attorney and Democratic legislative candidate who led police on a chase in May has pleaded guilty to drunken driving, fleeing police and embezzlement.
Vacancy in attorney general's office is rare GOP candidates promise to fight national health care
It's been more than 60 years since there was an open seat for Georgia's top state attorney position, but with Thurbert Baker leaving the post of attorney general to run for governor, five people are running in what should be a heated race to succeed him.
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer Not Allowed to Quit [Lawyers]
# lawyers Lindsay Lohan 's lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley has been told by the judge that she can't leave the case until a substitution of attorney is filed, or she says Lindsay's name three times into a mirror at night. [ Page 6 ] More��
Criminal defense attorney wants list of 'bad jurors' disclosed to public
But an assistant district attorney has challenged its release.
Lohan hires new lawyer to fight sentence?
Lindsay Lohan allegedly hires a new, more "proactive" lawyer to help save her from jail.
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.
South Dakota Attorney General works with local law enforcement
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is working with local state's attorneys and law enforcement to combine their resources to resolve issues.
Court To Hear On Nov 2 Non-Muslim Lawyer's Bid To Be Syarie Lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 (Bernama) -- The High Court here will hear on Nov 2 the application by a non-Muslim woman lawyer to be a syarie lawyer in the Federal Territory.
Suspended Erie lawyer fails in reinstatement bid
A suspended Erie lawyer has failed in his initial attempt to resume his legal career. A hearing committee for lawyers is recommending that the state Supreme Court deny reinstatement, for now, to Dan W. Susi, who pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting an 18-year-old former client in 2000.
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A lawyer for the red-shirt group says he will no longer represent the alleged mastermind of the bomb attack near the Bhumjaithai Party's head office, saying the group has expressed disapproval of his role and have deemed the case irrelevant to red-shirt interests.
Nov 2 hearing on non-Muslims bid to be syarie lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 The High Court here will hear on Nov 2 the application by a non-Muslim woman lawyer to be a syarie lawyer in the Federal Territory. High Court Judge Datuk Mohd Zawawi Salleh is set to hear Victoria Jayaseele Martins judicial review application to challenge a decision that only Muslim lawyers are allowed to practise at the ...
LiLo's lawyer 'can't quit the case', says Judge
New York, July 12 : Lindsay Lohan's lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley has been ordered by Judge Marsha Revel that she cannot leave the case without representation.
Attorney general: Russian spies posed threat to US
FILE - In this in this April 7, 2004, file photo Igor Sutyagin, one of the four Russians recently booted from the country in a spy swap, stands behind bars as he listens to a verdict at a courtroom in Moscow.
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.
Chicago Whistleblower Lawyer Highlights Successful Procurement Fraud False Claims Act Cases at American Bar ...
Whistleblowers' lawyer Michael I. Behn of Chicago, Illinois, who represented whistleblowers in defense contract fraud cases recovering over $150 million under the False Claims Act, highlighted the success of procurement fraud prosecutions in recovering taxpayer funds at a national seminar sponsored by the American Bar Association. Behn represented whistleblowers, known as "qui tam relators," in ...
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.
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.
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 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.
Attorney expands on Applejack bankruptcy goals
Sunday July 11, 2010 MANCHESTER -- Applejack Art Partners hopes to be fully liquidated and purchased by McGaw Graphics when Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings are completed, according to an attorney representing the company. Jennifer Emens-Butler, an attorney with the Bethel-based firm Obuchowski & Emens-Butler, said a deal is being negotiated to allow McGaw to purchase Applejack.
Armstrong lawyer rubbishes report of doping probe
LES ROUSSES: A lawyer acting for seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong has rubbished a report claiming that a federal investigation into the American is gathering pace.
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer: Persona Non Gratis
Filed under: Lindsay Lohan , Celebrity Justice TMZ has learned Lindsay Lohan 's new lawyer isn't her new lawyer anymore ... people connected with him say it's because he wouldn't work for free ... but we're hearing a very different story. Stuart V. Goldberg met with Lindsay, Dina and Ali on Friday Read more