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Prosecutors: Kansas Attorney Caught on Camera Enticing Minor In Office
Johnson County attorney Scott P. Logan is facing charges after prosecutors said Logan used a web cam to send images of himself masturbating in an office to an investigator posing as a 14-year-old girl.
Attorney's Office Launches Pilot Program
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Charlottesville is the first in the nation to launch a new pilot program to fight crime.
Gansler unopposed for attorney general
ANNAPOLIS - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is officially running unopposed for re-election.
Lawyer: Keep Ex-RI hospital CEO free on bail
A former Providence hospital executive convicted of corruption has asked a judge to allow him to remain free on bail while he appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court. Supreme Court of the United States - Lawyer - United States - Conrad Black - Supreme Court
Attorney: Retire Murder Charges Against Autry
The attorney for Bilethon Autry is asking that murder charges be retired and he be sent to a mental hospital.
US attorney general to address African Union summit
US Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Uganda this weekend for the African Union summit, then fly to Cairo to meet senior Egyptian officials, the US Department of Justice said Friday.
Attorney: Barefoot Bandit just an immature kid
SEATTLE (AP) His attorney says the Barefoot Bandit, accused of dozens of thefts from Washington state to the Caribbean, is a likable but immature kid. The U.S. attorney
Local attorney joins Keller Construction
Edwardsville's former city attorney has joined Keller Companies management team.
New district attorney
Ashland County Circuit Court Judge Robert Eaton, right, swears in Kelly McKnight as the new Ashland County district attorney. McKnight was recently appointed by Gov. Jim Doyle to replace Sean Duffy, who resigned as DA to focus on his candidacy in the 7th Congressional District race.
Ex-Pacheco lawyer to continue representing his aide
Amit Palekar, who withdrew as the lawyer of former Goa Tourism Minister Francisco Pacheco, will continue representing his close aide Lyndon Monteiro, another accused in the case relating to the death of Pacheco's friend Nadia Torrado.
KC Attorney Charged With Enticing Child, Child Porn
A 45-year-old Kansas City attorney has been charged with a count of attempting to entice a minor to have sex and one count of sending and receiving child pornography.
EXCLUSIVE: Charlie Sheen And District Attorney Are Close To Reaching A Plea Deal
Charlie Sheens legal team and the Aspen District Attorneys office are close to reaching a plea deal over his domestic violence case, RadarOnline.com has learned. PHOTOS: Charlie Sheen Through the Years
Portales Lawyer Indicted
Portales, New Mexico - A New Mexico lawyer is in jail on drug charges, after turning herself in.
Fla. Lawyer Accused Of Vandalizing Client's Home
Fla. Lawyer Accused Of Vandalizing Home Of Client Who Filed Complaint Against Him
Outgoing District Attorney issues annual Report to the People
The Sonoma County District Attorneys office last week released its Report to the People, a progress report of sorts that DA Stephan Passalacqua said gives the general public a comprehensive look at the agencys accomplishments and projects over the past year.
Colton Harris-Moore says two years on lam wasn't fun, lawyer reports
SEATTLE -- Colton Harris-Moore didn't have fun and didn't enjoy his two-year crime spree, his lawyer said this afternoon. John Henry Browne said his client is concerned that other kids may imitate his misbehavior. The so-called "Barefoot Bandit" said it was inappropriate to be called a folk hero.
Prominent KC-Area Attorney Charged With Child Porn Offenses
A prominent Kansas City attorney has been charged by federal prosecutors with trying to entice a minor to have sex with him. Samuel Logan also faces charges for sending and receiving child pornography.
Lawyer Accused Of Vandalizing Cient's Home
LONGWOOD, Fla. -- A central Florida lawyer is accused of burglarizing the home of a client who filed a complaint against him with the Florida Bar. Albert Ford II was being held on charges of burglary to a structure causing damage, grand theft, criminal mischief and burglary to an occupied dwelling.
Attorney challenges Kentucky execution method
Public defender David Barron wants a judge to consider whether the state's three-drug protocol is unconstitutionally cruel.
Fla. lawyer accused of vandalizing client's home
A lawyer was accused of burglarizing the home of a client who filed a complaint against him with the Florida Bar. Albert Ford II was being held on charges of burglary to a structure causing damage, grand theft, criminal mischief and burglary to an occupied dwelling. The 43-year-old Longwood environmental and land use lawyer was arrested Thursday. He has his first court appearance Friday afternoon.
Fla. lawyer accused of vandalizing home of client who filed complaint against him
LONGWOOD, Fla. - A lawyer was accused of burglarizing the home of a client who filed a complaint against him with the Florida Bar. Albert Ford II was being held on charges of burglary to a structure causing damage, grand theft, criminal mischief and burglary to an occupied dwelling.
According To Lawyer, Foxy Brown Wouldn't Flash Anyone
According to Foxy Brown 's lawyer, Arlene Raymondthe woman who the rapper beat with a Blackberry in 2007 and verbally assaulted this weekis jealous of the 30-year-old rapper. The NY Post reports that Foxy has a gig coming up at B.B. King's in Times Square, and her lawyer says, "That is what we think this is about, people kind of jealous and hating." Foxy had been walking to her car to head to ...
Rick Pitino lawyer subpoenaed in Karen Sypher extortion trial
Karen Cunagin Sypher's lawyer has subpoenaed University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino's attorney to testify at her trial on extortion charges that is scheduled to begin Monday in U.S. District Court in Louisville.
U.S. attorney general to address African Union summit Sunday
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to visit Uganda just two weeks after a deadly bomb attack in Kampala, according to the Justice Department.
Attorney sentenced for operating illegal sports betting business in Dearborn
DEARBORN HEIGHTS/DEARBORN -- A local attorney and two area businessmen were sentenced Tuesday to terms of court supervised probation and fines of $2,000.00 each for their roles in a large scale sports betting operation.
Fla. lawyer accused of vandalizing client's home
Slain California teen's sister urges unknown killer to surrender and asks: 'Why her?'
Attorney general, CalPERS to probe public salaries, pensions
It may have started with Bell, but it probably wont end with Bell. California Attorney General/candidate for governor Jerry Brown, and the enormous California Public Employees Retirement System, have launched a joint investigation into the...
State Attorney General is reviewing case against Hunterdon County Sheriff Deborah Trout
The state Attorney General's office is reviewing charges of official misconduct and other crimes against Sheriff Deborah Trout, Undersheriff Michael Russo and former sheriffs investigator John Falat Jr. According to Acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor Dermott OGrady, Attorney General Paula...
GENERAL MUSIC INDUSTRY: Google Hires Top Industry Attorney to Jump Start New Music Service
Google has hired well known music attorney Elizabeth Moody to negotiate with record labels, music publishers and other rights holders for a planned Google Music service. Sources close to recent negotiations with the label groups concerning similar music streaming services say that each of the four major labels are voicing different concerns making uniform--and profitable--deals difficult.A Moody ...
Attorney General Puts End To 3 Illegal Immigration Services
SEATTLE -- Latinos across Washington state lose thousands of dollars, their jobs and the chance to live legally in the U.S. because of erroneous legal advice and a frequently exploited translation hitch, said Attorney General of Washington, Rob McKenna.
Pitino's Attorney Seeks To Kill Subpoena In Extortion Case
LOUISVILLE (AP) - The attorney for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino wants to quash a subpoena from the woman accused of trying to extort his client.       Steve Pence filed a motion Friday asking U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson to throw out the subpoena from Karen Cunagin Sypher, saying anything he knows about the case is protected by attorney ...
Attorney General cracks down on illegal immigration services
NEW Three illegal immigration services are accused of illegally providing immigration advice, two are in Walla Walla and Yakima.
Kansas Attorney Charged In Child Porn Case
A prominent Kansas City attorney has been charged by federal prosecutors with trying to entice a minor to have sex with him. Samuel Logan also faces charges for sending and receiving child pornography.
Mortgage Investors Urge End of Damaging Practices, Lawyer Says
Investors owning about a third of U.S. mortgage securities without government backing are urging bond trustees to help end practices that damage their holdings, according to Dallas lawyer Talcott Franklin.
Attorney seeks to force change in execution method
On the heels of two states switching to a single-drug execution method, a defense attorney for multiple Kentucky death row inmates wants a judge to consider if the state's three-drug protocol is unconstitutionally cruel.
Arizona Attorney General: Time for White House to Stop 'Sloganeering' on Immigration; Law Distorted by Both Sides
Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard is in a peculiar position when it comes to his state's controversial new immigration law: He opposes the law but stood ready to defend it in court until the state legislature stripped him of that power. Law - Terry Goddard - Attorney general - United States - White House
Judge throws out subpoena for testimony of Pitino's attorney
Rick Pitino's attorney will not have to testify at the Karen Sypher attempted extortion trial. U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson granted that motion Friday after the defense had subpoenaed Steve Pence.
Fla. lawyer accused of vandalizing client's home
A lawyer was accused of burglarizing the home of a client who filed a complaint against him with the Florida Bar. Albert Ford II was being held on charges of burglary to a structure causing damage, grand theft, criminal mischief and burglary to an occupied dwelling. The 43-year-old Longwood environmental and land use lawyer was arrested Thursday. He has his ... Theft - Burglary - Mischief ...
Pitino's attorney seeks to kill subpoena
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The attorney for University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino wants to quash a subpoena from the woman accused of trying to extort his client. �� Steve Pence filed a motion Friday asking U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson to throw out the subpoena from Karen Cunagin Sypher, saying anything he knows about the case is protected by attorney-client privilege ...
Big-name officials -- GOP and DFL -- rally for John Choi in county attorney race
The Ramsey County Attorney's race is technically a nonpartisan race, but candidate John Choi today trotted out some bipartisan support today for his campaign.
Winona County Attorney leaving after 14 years
Winona County Attorney Chuck MacLean will soon step down to take a position at a law school in Tennessee.
Cdn sex tourist engaged in 'commercial transaction' with abused girls: lawyer
VANCOUVER - The lawyer for a B.C. man who admitted to having sex with young girls while travelling overseas says his client was simply a "customer" of willing participants.
Lawyer for gun dealer indicted during Hutaree probe alleges "retaliatory and selective prosecution"
The lawyer for an Adrian gun dealer charged with possessing a firearm with an obliterated serial number has asked that the case be dismissed, alleging retaliatory and selective prosecution by the U.S. Attorneys Office. Walter Priest, 53, is being prosecuted......
Attorney: Retire murder charges against Oxford man
OXFORD The attorney for an Oxford man charged with murder in the death of his brother last year says his client should be in a mental hospital.
Lawyer Needed to Recoup Stolen Money
Innovation Park will need attorney to deal with fallout from embezzlement and more
Klassen believed young girls were 'willing participants,' sex tourist's lawyer says
A lawyer for a man who has pleaded guilty to sex-tourism charges argued Friday that his client believed his young female victims were sex workers and willing participants in the commercial transactions.
Warrant issued for local lawyer's arrest
West Dundee lawyer William C. Chesbrough, arrested last year on charges alleging he bilked area clients out of more than $140,000, was charged with nine additional felonies Friday.The charges were contained in an indictment by the Kane County grand jury, according to special appellate prosecutor Charles Colburn.
Bettencourt to be questioned by police: lawyer
Liliane Bettencourt, France's richest woman at the center of a scandal over alleged tax evasion and illegal political funding, will be questioned by police next week, her lawyer said on Friday.
Klassen believed young girls were 'willing participants,' sex tourist's lawyer says
A lawyer for a man who has pleaded guilty to sex-tourism charges argued Friday that his client believed his young female victims were sex workers and willing participants in the commercial transactions.
Babeu, Co. Attorney Quarrel over Counsel
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu wants to hire legal counsel to help defend Arizona's immigration law. He doesn't want the county attorney to represent the Sheriffs because of some recent comments he made in opposition of the law.