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Lawyer: Some CIA interrogation tactics not OK'd
One of the key Bush administration lawyers in the evolution of the CIA's interrogation program cast doubt on whether the Justice Department approved some of the harsh steps the agency took to get terrorist suspects to talk. Central Intelligence Agency - United States Department of Justice - Presidency of George W. Bush - United States - Interrogation
Lawyer with Staten Island ties gets 10-year term in terrorism case
Associated PressLynne Stewart speaks to supporters outside Manhattan federal court in 2006.NEW YORK -- A judge has resentenced a 70-year-old civil rights lawyer to 10 years in prison for letting a jailed Egyptian sheik communicate with his radical followers. Federal...
NY lawyer gets 10-year term in terrorism case
NEW YORK -- A judge had resentenced a 70-year-old civil rights lawyer to 10 years in prison for letting a jailed Egyptian sheik communicate with his radical followers.
Attorney Convicted of Mortgage Fraud
A federal jury has convicted an Emanuel County attorney of mortgage fraud.
Activist, lawyer who helped bring equality for women in Syracuse dies at age 82
View full sizeSubmitted photoLois KriesbergEast Syracuse, NY -- Growing up, Lois Kriesberg always thought she could have been a good athlete. But there were no organized sports teams for girls when she was in school in early 1940s. Shed say,...
NY lawyer gets 10-year term in terrorism case
A 70-year-old civil rights lawyer was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison in a terrorism case by a judge who boosted her original sentence by nearly eight years after concluding she lied to a jury and lacked remorse.
NY lawyer gets 10-year term in terrorism case
NEW YORK - A judge had resentenced a 70-year-old civil rights lawyer to 10 years in prison for letting a jailed...
City Attorney Stulce Says Millard Did Not Engineer Sneed Firing Says Dorsey Acted Due To Problems Within The Police ...
Red Bank City Attorney Arnold Stulce on Thursday denied that Commissioner Monty engineered the firing of Police Chief Larry Sneed. He also said that City Manager Chris Dorsey acted independently in terminating the chief due to alleged turmoil within the police department.
Lawyer Stewart Gets 10 Years for Aiding Terrorists
Lynne F. Stewart, the lawyer convicted in 2005 of helping an extremist cleric pass messages from prison to his terrorist followers, was sentenced to 10 years in prison, compared with a 28-month term imposed earlier.
U.S. indicts lawyer they say aided HSBC-linked client
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. grand jury indicted on Thursday a Swiss lawyer they allege helped a man identified as having an account at London-based HSBC Holdings Plc evade taxes, part of a widening probe into foreign banks that might have aided U.S. clients avoid paying tax.
Attorney Speaks About Harrisonburg Bomb Threat
The attorney for Dr. Michael Smith is giving new details about what Smith says happened Monday morning before the bomb scare at Wachovia Bank on South Main Street in Harrisonburg.
NY attorney general race
Associated Press - July 15, 2010 6:05 PM ET ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Democratic candidates campaigning for attorney general report gathering millions of dollars heading toward their Sept.
NY lawyer in terrorism case gets 10-year sentence
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York lawyer convicted of helping a terrorism suspect smuggle messages to his followers from prison was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday.
NH Attorney General to investigate bar brawl
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) The New Hampshire attorney general is taking over the investigation into a bar brawl involving three off-duty Manchester police officers.
Lawyer: Some CIA interrogation tactics not OK'd
WASHINGTON One of the key Bush administration lawyers in the evolution of the CIA's interrogation program cast doubt...
Swiss Lawyer Indicted by U.S. for Conspiring With HSBC Client in Tax Case
A Swiss lawyer was indicted on U.S. charges that he helped a Virginia surgeon use an HSBC Holding Plc account to hide assets from the Internal Revenue Service.
State's attorney sending inquiry to library board
DeKALB The DeKalb County State's Attorney's Office will be sending a letter of inquiry to the DeKalb Public Library Board regarding a violation of the Illinois Open Meetings Act.
NH Attorney General to investigate bar brawl
Associated Press - July 15, 2010 6:15 PM ET CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire attorney general is taking over the investigation into a bar brawl involving three off-duty Manchester police...
Attorney with Marion ties still missing off Sanibel
U.S. Coast Guard officials continued Thursday to search for an attorney with ties to Marion County.
NY lawyer in terrorism case gets 10 year sentence
A New York lawyer who helped a terrorism suspect smuggle messages to his followers from prison was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday.
NY lawyer gets 10-year term in terrorism case
NEW YORK A 70-year-old civil rights lawyer was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison in a terrorism case by a...
NY lawyer gets 10-year term in terrorism case
FILE - This Oct. 16, 2006 file photo shows Lynne Stewart speaking to the media and her supporters outside Manhattan federal court following her sentencing in New York. A judge was poised to decide whether the government and some fellow judges were right when they said the 70-year-old former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case received too much leniency when she was sentenced to ...
NY lawyer in terrorism case gets 10 year sentence
By Basil Katz
Fredericton lawyer named information czar
Premier Shawn Graham has tapped Fredericton-lawyer Anne Bertrand to become the province's first access to information and privacy commissioner.
SW Ind. attorney facing sex charge quits campaign
A southwestern Indiana attorney facing charges that he had sex with a female client for her to pay off a $550 debt for legal work has withdrawn as a candidate...
The Investigators: Attorney to probe Shelby County trustee's phone contract
Shelby County's chief attorney will investigate whether trustee Regina Morrison Newman violated county purchasing rules on a $260,000 phone contract.
U.S. indicts lawyer they say aided HSBC-linked client
A U.S. grand jury indicted on Thursday a Swiss lawyer accused of aiding a man identified as having an account at London-based HSBC Holdings Plc evade taxes the latest in a widening probe into foreign banks that might have helped U.S. clients avoid paying tax.
Decatur Attorney Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse
Police arrested a Decatur attorney.� Donald Brilley is accused of sexual misconduct with teenage boys.
Democratic NY Attorney General candidates report millions raised
ALBANY -- Democratic candidates campaigning for attorney general report gathering millions of dollars heading toward their Sept. 14 primary. Attorney Sean Coffey has $2.9 million on hand after raising $784,000 and adding $2 million himself in the past six months.
Egyptian militant's US lawyer sentenced to 10 year term
A 70-year-old US lawyer who represented an Egyptian cleric convicted in New York of terrorism was herself sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for helping her client communicate with his followers.
Lackawanna County Attorney Faces Drug Charges
A well-known attorney from Lackawanna County is in trouble himself tonight. He is facing drug charges.
Lynn Stewart, 70-year-old radical lawyer, sentenced to 10 years in prison for aiding bomb plotter
Radical lawyer Lynn Stewart is to be sentenced to 10 years and a month in prison - a new penalty that could keep her behind bars until she turns 80, a judge said Thursday.
NH Attorney General to investigate bar brawl
The New Hampshire attorney general is taking over the investigation into a bar brawl involving three off-duty Manchester police officers. New Hampshire - Attorney general - United States - Cold case - California
Attorney trying to locate Bergstein computers
David Bergstein and Pangea Media Group's computers and files that interim bankruptcy court trustee Ronald Durkin wants to examine and copy have apparently been moved without the permission of the court, prompting a demand by an attorney for the trustee for information on where they are now located.
13. Lawyer dies after car plunges into sea
GEORGE TOWN: A lawyer was killed after his car skidded off a sharp bend along Jalan Teluk Tempoyak in Batu Maung and plunged about 20m into the sea.
Attorney, engineer approved
The Mandeville City Council Thursday evening unanimously approved Mayor Donald Villeres appointments for a new city attorney and new city engineer.
Former Attorney Lynne Stewart Re-Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Terrorism-Related Crimes
NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lynne Stewart, 70, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for aiding convicted terrorist Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman's communication from prison to his terrorist group, the Islamic Group, announced Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York; George Venizelos, the FBI's New York Office Special Agent-in-Charge and Raymond W. Kelly ...
Civil Rights Lawyer Lynne Stewart Receives New 10-Year Sentence
Lynne Stewart, a former New York civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case in 2005, has been re-sentenced to 10 years and one month behind bars.
State attorney general sues feds over solar financing
California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed suit Wednesday against Fannie May and Freddie Mac, claiming the mortgage giants have thwarted a home-energy improvement program that would have arrived in Santa Cruz County this fall.
State attorney general sues feds over solar financing
California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed suit Wednesday against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, claiming the mortgage giants have thwarted a home-energy improvement program that would have arrived in Santa Cruz County this fall.
State's Attorney Trial State's Attorney Trial State's Attorney Trial
JEFFERSON-- It's possible Jefferson County could be getting a new state's attorney. The slim margin by which Jeff Bradley won the 2008 election has gotten even smaller, after dozens of votes were ruled invalid.
10-Year Sentence for Lawyer Who Aided Radical Sheik
70-year-old civil rights lawyer Lynne Stewart was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison in a terrorism case by a judge who boosted her original sentence by nearly eight years after concluding she lied to a jury.
Lawyer Visiting Lindsay Lohan's Sober House, But What Does It All Mean?
So, what's Lindsay Lohan getting at with her new address? While a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office told E! News it was her understanding that...
Lawyer: Some CIA interrogation tactics not OK'd
One of the key Bush administration lawyers in the evolution of the CIA's interrogation program cast doubt on whether the Justice Department approved some of the harsh steps the agency took to get terrorist suspects to talk.
Mapleton, attorney settle free-speech lawsuit
Mapleton, attorney settle free-speech lawsuit By Donald W. Meyers The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Jul 15, 2010 06:27PM MDT Mapleton will enact a new political sign ordinance in August as part of a lawsuit settlement. The city and civil-rights attorney Brian Barnard agreed Thursday that Barnard would drop his suit and the city would replace its ordinance with one that was more protective of free ...
Sentence Is Sharply Increased for Lawyer Convicted of Aiding Terror
Lynne F. Stewart, a disbarred human rights lawyer, was convicted of aiding terrorism.
NY Attorney General Race Update
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Democratic candidates campaigning for attorney general report gathering millions of dollars heading toward their Sept. 14 primary.
State Attorney General candidate visits Americus
Ken Hodges, middle, candidate for Georgias Attorney General, speaks to a group of Sumter County residents. Keven Gilbert Ken Hodges, candidate for Georgias Attorney General, visited Americus on Thursday.
US attorney vows to continue pursuit of Roman Polanski
Los Angeles district attorney criticises Swiss decision to free Oscar-winning film director as 'disservice to justice and other victims' Authorities in California have vowed to continue their pursuit of the Oscar-winning film-maker Roman Polanski, despite Swiss authorities yesterday refusing his extradition to the US. The Swiss refusal followed nine months of deliberation, during which Polanski ...
Lawyer: Some CIA interrogation tactics not OK'd
One of the key Bush administration lawyers in the evolution of the CIA's interrogation program cast doubt on whether the Justice Department approved some of the harsh steps the agency took to get terrorist suspects to talk.