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Attorney general says schools can't charge bus riders
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's attorney general says public school corporations can't charge students a fee for taking the bus to and from school.
New U.S. attorney vows crackdown on hedge funds
49-year-old Old Greenwich resident David Fein is Connecticuts new U.S. Attorney.
Hurricane Lawyer Appointed to WVU Board of Governors
Gov. Joe Manchin has appointed James R. "J.R." Rogers to West Virginia University's Board of Governors.
Melissa's Attorney Fires Back at Tammy
Tammy Lynn Etheridge's attorney claimed in court on Monday that ex-partner Melissa Etheridge has left her broke, but Melissa's lawyer says that's not true.
Lawyer says Stamos had fling with 17-year-old
A woman charged with conspiring to bilk actor John Stamos of hundreds of thousands of dollars had a brief romantic fling with him when she was a 17-year-old high school student during a spring break trip to Florida in 2004, an attorney said Monday.
Attorney says Stamos had fling with 17-year-old
A woman charged with conspiring to bilk actor John Stamos of hundreds of thousands of dollars had a brief romantic fling with him when she was a 17-year-old high school student during a spring break trip to Florida in 2004,...
Lawyer Threatens Suit Over Dilapidated Building At Uptown Stadium Site
A lawyer who's sued local leaders repeatedly to block an uptown Charlotte baseball stadium said Monday evening he may file a new suit alleging the county is ignoring possible code violations at a building on the proposed site.
New U.S. attorney vows crackdown on hedge funds
49-year-old Old Greenwich resident David Fein is Connecticuts new U.S. Attorney.
Attorney says Stamos had fling with 17-year-old
MARQUETTE, MICH. (AP) - A woman charged with conspiring to bilk actor John Stamos of hundreds of thousands of dollars had a brief romantic fling with him when she was a 17-year-old high school student during a spring break trip to Florida in 2004, an attorney said Monday. Defense lawyer Sarah ...
Bluff City BMA split on vote to hire attorney
BLUFF CITY Five lawyers seeking the job of city attorney showed up Monday for a called meeting of whats left of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen.
MCS Attorney tells Memphis City Council "No" to Attendance Audit
Memphis City Schools says city leaders have no authority to audit their attendance numbers, despite the city attorney's opinion otherwise.
Sypher lawyer wants to strike entire jury pool
Sypher is accused of trying to extort U of L basketball coach Rick Pitino.
Attorney general rules against school bus fees
Indiana's top attorney is stepping into the debate over new fees for riding the bus to school.
Attorney says Stamos had fling with 17-year-old
A woman charged with conspiring to bilk actor John Stamos of hundreds of thousands of dollars had a brief romantic fling with him when she was a 17-year-old high school student during a spring break trip to Florida in 2004, an attorney said Monday.
Attorney named to Anchorage Superior Court
Anchorage attorney Andrew Guidi was appointed Monday to take the place of an Anchorage Superior Court judge who moved up to the Alaska Supreme Court.
Lawyer convicted of mortgage-rescue fraud
Attorney, subject of a 2006 Tribune investigation, once offered financial advice on radio Norton Helton, a former Chicago attorney who once offered personal-finance advice on the radio, was found guilty Friday of bilking distressed homeowners through a fraudulent foreclosure rescue program.
Attorney General says child porn found on trainer's computer, no charges filed
Vermont Attorney General says investigation that found child pornography on home computers of a police trainer who committed suicide won't result in criminal charges.
Michigan Attorney General Ratchets Up Pressure Over Ariz. Immigration Law
Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox plans to file a legal brief supporting Arizona's immigration law and sent a letter Monday asking other state attorneys general to join him. Cox, one of five Republicans running for Michigan governor, said in the letter that the U.S. Justice Department's legal challenge to the Arizona law "seeks to remove the power of the states" to enforce their own immigration ...
Bikie laws could hurt innocents: lawyer
The livelihoods of innocent people could be hurt if Queensland outlaws motorbike gangs, a prominent Queensland lawyer says.
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 wants more time before execution date set for Robertson County man
Zagorski killed two men in 1984 drug deal gone bad More
Still no attorney for Bluff City
This small Sullivan County city still has no attorney following another meeting of a sharply divided Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday.
Attorney general says Russian spies a threat
Washington -- 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.
Defining levels of pornography: Attorney prepares civil rights suit for cited strippers
A Madison civil rights attorney plans to file a federal lawsuitagainst Vernon County on behalf of several strippers cited inDecember under what the lawyer says is an unconstitutionalordinance.
Anti-bikie laws could hurt innocents: lawyer
Innocents who associate with bikies could be financially crippled if Queensland rushes into outlawing motorbike gangs, a prominent Brisbane lawyer says.
Council says no confidence vote for City Attorney unlikely
City Attorney Mike McMahan is unlikely to face a vote of "no confidence" from City Council members after a report surfaced saying he should face prosecution, city officials said Monday.
Jerome Lackner -- doctor, lawyer and social activist -- dies at 82
Jerome Lackner, a doctor, lawyer, and passionate social activist known for his connections to Martin Luther King Jr.
Colton's Attorney: "My Job Is To Get It Treated Like Every Other Case, Not Like The Barefoot Bandit"
Colton Harris-Moore's mom hires high profile Seattle lawyer John Henry Browne Infamous teen bandit, Colton Harris-Moore will find himself in court, in the Bahamas on Tuesday. With charges piling up,Harris-Moore's mother has hired high profile attorney John Henry Browne to defend him.
Attorney general says schools can't charge bus riders
The opinion presents a complication for districts like Franklin Township Schools on the south side of Indianapolis, which had been counting on charging a bus fee of about $75 per rider beginning this fall.
North Salt Lake accepts resignation of city attorney arrested in drug sting
The City Council on Monday accepted the resignation of D. Michael Nielsen as city attorney and city prosecutor following his...
Hopkinton: Suspect's lawyer says they were fireworks not bombs
A Hopkinton man, charged with causing several bomb scares Saturday, is only guilty of possessing homemade fireworks, his lawyer said in Framingham District Court yesterday.
Attorney seeks to prevent testimony
NEW ULM - Brown County District Court Judge John Rodenberg took another issue under advisement Monday in the civil case of a former Sleepy Eye High School English teacher and Independent School District (ISD) 84.
Local attorney in thick of federal intimidation case
A lawyer in the U.S. Attorney's Charleston office finds himself in the middle of a growing national story over whether the U.S. Justice Department properly handled a case of voter intimidation two years ago.
Attorney wants more time before execution date set
Robertson County man killed two men in 1984 drug deal gone bad More
Warren lawyer who is Plainfield´┐Żs 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.
Rotellini vies for Attorney General post
Felecia Rotellini might not be from state but she is all about helping the people of Arizona in her campaign for Attorney General.
Geises attorney doesn't think client will serve prison time
Sentencing for a Newfane dentist convicted of fraud was adjourned until Monday, but his attorney does not think federal prison is in his clients future.
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.
Lawyer offers legal guide to aging
TUCSON, July 13 (UPI) -- A U.S. lawyer has prepared a book and videos on avoiding pitfalls of aging to help those who don't know the difference between a living trust and a living will. Lawyer - United States - Law - Health - Products
Attorney, engineer approved
The Mandeville City Council Thursday evening unanimously approved Mayor Donald Villeres appointments for a new city attorney and new city engineer.
Lt. Gov. and Attorney General in Legal Battle
Missouri's second-in-command and the state's Top Cop are in a legal battle over federal policy. Attorney General Chris Koster filed documents to block Lt. Governor Peter Kinder's lawsuit challenging the new federal health care law.
Lawyer concerned about bikie bans
A prominent lawyer says the livelihoods of innocent people could be hurt if Qld outlaws motorbike gangs.
Indiana attorney general says public schools can't charge bus riders
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indiana's attorney general said Monday that state law doesn't allow public school districts to charge students a fee for taking the bus to and from school.
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.
2nd Circuit Spares Attorney Arbitration in Suit Over Law School Loan
A lawyer who sued a student loan company over hidden fees in loan agreements cannot be forced into arbitration and can pursue a class action, the 2nd Circuit has ruled, finding the loan agreement's class action and class arbitration waiver clause unconscionable and unenforceable.
Attorney denies Stamos had fling with 17-year-old
An attorney for actor John Stamos denies the "Full House" and "ER" star had a romantic fling with a 17-year-old girl who six years later is accused of scheming to bilk him of hundreds of thousands of dollars by threatening to sell compromising photos to the tabloids.
Lawyer: Call to mental-health hotline unheeded before Hopewell Junction man killed mother - From the Poughkeepsie ...
Moments after 29-year-old Alex Schewtschenko admitted in court Monday that he fatally stabbed his 68-year-old mother, his attorney said a call by his client's brother to a county mental-health hotline had gone unheeded on the day of the slaying.
Attorney denies Stamos had fling with 17-year-old
MARQUETTE, MICH. (AP) - An attorney for actor John Stamos denies the "Full House" and "ER" star had a romantic fling with a 17-year-old girl who six years later is accused of scheming to bilk him of hundreds of thousands of dollars by threatening to sell compromising photos to the ...
Attorney's fears for 'fragile' Lohan
Defence attorney Stuart V. Goldberg has spoken of his worries for Lindsay Lohan insisting the jailbound actress lacks "awareness" of the "urgency" of her dire situation.
Attorney Denies Stamos Had Fling With 17-Year-Old
Stamos' attorney denies actor had fling with 17-year-old now accused of conspiring to bilk him Law - John Stamos - United States - Federal Bureau of Investigation - Law Enforcement