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Richard Cordray, Mike DeWine agree to debates in Ohio attorney general race
Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray and challenger Mike DeWine have agreed to two debates.
Attorney General Abbott Defends Texas' Legal Challenge to the Constitutionality of Federal Health Care Takeover
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA--Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and 19 other state attorneys generals and governors today advanced their legal challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In a legal brief filed with the federal district court in Florida, the states show why the federal health care law violates the U.S. Constitution and why the federal governments attempt to get the ...
Lawyer: DOC lieutenant from Berkley followed the rules
Gary Mendes, 50, of Berkley, was arraigned in Brockton Superior Court Friday on charges of conflict of interest involving finances and gratuities, two counts of procurement fraud and three counts of larceny.
La Jolla attorney wins case against Pizza Hut
La Jolla attorney Joe Lavelle and co-counsel John Gomez Wertz McDade Wallace Moot & Brower represented the family in a recent case against Pizza Hut in which a San Diego Superior Court jury returned a verdict against for a total of $10.8 million. The case arose out of a head-on collision in 2008 between a Pizza Hut delivery driver and a mother and daughter on Clairemont Drive. In the crash, an ...
Lawyer: Finance firms' suit not free-speech attack
A ruling forcing a website to delay releasing the research findings of financial firms is not an attack on free speech and would not lead to widespread attacks on the media, a lawyer for financial companies that sued the...
FedEx Attorney Confirmed As US Attorney In Memphis
Edward L. Stanton III has been confirmed as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee.
Democrats vying for attorney general post fight for consumer advocate mantle
By John Frank, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Friday, August 6, 2010 TALLAHASSEE As two of the state's leading Democrats vie for attorney general, the contest is becoming exactly what the party didn't want nasty. Dave Aronberg labels rival Dan Gelber a hypocrite beholden to special interests. Gelber calls Aronberg a "junior lawyer" and a "typical politician." The attacks come as the state ...
Lawyer: Finance firms' suit not free-speech attack
A ruling forcing a website to delay releasing the research findings of financial firms is not an attack on free speech and would not lead to widespread attacks on the media, a lawyer for financial companies that sued the website told federal appeals court judges Friday.
Lawyer: Finance firms' suit not free-speech attack
A ruling forcing a website to delay releasing the research findings of financial firms is not an attack on free speech and would not lead to widespread attacks on the media, a lawyer for financial companies that sued the...
Democrats vying for attorney general post fight for consumer advocate mantle
By John Frank, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Friday, August 6, 2010 TALLAHASSEE As two of the state's leading Democrats vie for attorney general, the contest is becoming exactly what the party didn't want nasty. Dave Aronberg labels rival Dan Gelber a hypocrite beholden to special interests. Gelber calls Aronberg a "junior lawyer" and a "typical politician." The attacks come as the state ...
Lawyer to appeals court: Uphold NYC ruling limiting when website can release stock reports
NEW YORK - A lawyer for financial companies has told federal appeals judges in New York City that a ruling forcing a website to delay releasing the research findings of financial firms is not an attack on free speech.
Lawyer: Finance firms' suit not free-speech attack
NEW YORK (AP) A lawyer for financial companies has told federal appeals judges in New York City that a ruling forcing a website to delay releasing the research findings of financial firms is not an attack on free speech.
Lawyer: Finance Firms' Suit Not Free-Speech Attack
Lawyer to appeals court: Uphold NYC ruling limiting when website can release stock reports Lawyer - New York City - Intellectual Property - Digital Rights Management - Legal Information
FedEx Attorney Confirmed As US Attorney In Memphis
Edward L. Stanton III has been confirmed as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee.
State attorney upholds DOT in 751 South land dealing
Answering a request by Durham County Attorney Lowell Siler, the state Attorney General's staff appears to affirm that the state DOT acted legally in revoking its own acceptance of property from the 751 South developers.
Random DC-area Lawyer: Michaele Salahi accused me of fake assault, too!
A Virginia lawyer said she had to laugh when she heard that Real Housewives of DC fameball Michaele Salahi is accusing Whoopi Goldberg of assaulting her after an appearance on The View. Cynthia Revesman told RadarOnline that not only did Salahi accuse her of the same type of incident- hysterically claiming an assault after Revesman [...]
Attorney running for Jacksonville City Council despite Bar issues
Attorney David A. Taylor has filed to run for Jacksonville City Council, District 12, next year despite issues with The Florida Bar. The Bar's website currently lists Taylor as not eligible to practice law in Florida because of delinquency on his continuing legal education requirements. The Bar requires lawyers to obtain 30 hours of CLE training every three years. Taylor said this afternoon he ...
Attorney General: No wrongdoing at CSU Stanislaus, but fixes needed
Attorney General Jerry Brown said Friday his office found no wrongdoing at the California State University, Stanislaus Foundation. Brown launched an investigation after students who claimed they found part of a contract to bring Sarah Palin to the Turlock campus turned it over to State Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco.
Attorney General Jerry Brown Files Motion To Resume Same-Sex Marriages
California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed a motion Friday calling for resumption of same-sex weddings in the state.
Incoming U.S. attorney vows 'that justice shall be done'
Incoming U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Steve Wigginton said he would use a 1935 U. S. Supreme Court to guide him in his new job.
Calif attorney general calls for same-sex weddings
California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed a motion Friday calling for resumption of same-sex weddings in the state.
California attorney general files motion calling for resumption of same-sex weddings....
California attorney general files motion calling for resumption of same-sex weddings.
Attorney General And Governor Call For Start To Gay Marriages
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown have filed motions calling for resumption of same-sex weddings in the state.
Calif attorney general calls for same-sex weddings
California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed a motion Friday calling for resumption of same-sex weddings in the state. Brown filed the motion after U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker previously overturned Proposition 8, California's voter-approved gay marriage ban.
California attorney general calls for resumption of same-sex weddings in the state
SAN FRANCISCO California Attorney General Jerry Brown has filed a motion calling for resumption of same-sex weddings in the state. Brown filed the motion after U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker overturned Proposition 8, California's voter-approved gay marriage ban.
California Attorney General Brown Opposes Stay of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed a motion opposing a stay of a federal court order overturning a voter-approved measure opposing same-sex marrigages.
FBI, US Attorney speak out on Hammami
The U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI say federal authorities have been investigating Omar Hammami for years. Authorities are working with international agencies to catch him.
Cycling: Armstrong's lawyer criticises drug allegations
Lance Armstrong's lawyer has described the investigation into the seven-time Tour de France winner as "unAmerican" and a waste of money in the wake of fresh claims against the cyclist in the US media.
Attorney General Wants to Resume Gay Marriages in California
Request filed with judge who ruled a ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
Attorney: South Eastern board backed out of its own agreement with Shank
After claims that South Eastern School District Superintendent Tracy Shank abandoned her job in July and made unacceptable demands upon her resignation, the superintendent's attorney has spoken out to defend his client.
California Attorney General Opposes Stay of Same Sex Ruling
California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed a motion opposing a stay of a federal court order overturning a voter-approved measure opposing same-sex marrigages.
NY Attorney General accuses Toshiba, Samsung, Sharp, LG and others of price fixing
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has filed a lawsuit against Toshiba, Samsung, Sharp, LG and other LCD panel manufacturers, claiming the companies colluded in price fixing.
Attorney General & Schwarzenegger Call for Same Sex Weddings
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown have filed motions calling for resumption of same-sex weddings in California. The officials filed the motions after U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker previously overturned Proposition 8, California's voter-approved gay marriage ban. Resuming gay marriage "is consistent with California's long history of treating all people and their ...
Lawyer: Finance firms' suit not free-speech attack
A ruling forcing a website to delay releasing the research findings of financial firms is not an attack on free speech and would not lead to widespread attacks on the media, a lawyer for financial companies that sued the website told federal appeals court judges Friday.
Attorney general says CSU Stanislaus foundation failed to oversee assets responsibly
An audit by Attorney General Jerry Brown does not address the Sarah Palin visit, but it did find that the foundation at CSU Stanislaus does not oversee its assets responsibly though it has broken no laws.
Lawyer: Finance firms' suit not free-speech attack
(AP:NEW YORK) A ruling forcing a website to delay releasing the research findings of financial firms is not an attack on free speech and would not lead to widespread attacks on the media, a lawyer for financial companies that sued the website told federal appeals court judges Friday.
Article about recruit by Chicago paper was unethical, UK attorney says
An attorney representing the University of Kentucky questioned the journalistic ethics of a Chicago
Ruling could give former Birch Run police chief "about $700,000," lawyer says
BIRCH RUN The lawyer for ex-Birch Run Police Chief Robert J. Mowatt Jr. said an arbitrators award will pay about $700,000 to Mowatt, who claims he was fired without just cause in 2006.Village officials have asked Saginaw County Circuit...
Shank's attorney: South Eastern board rejected its own offer
An attorney for Tracy Shank says the South Eastern School Board has rejected a resignation agreement that the board offered the superintendent and she signed.
Lawyer: Finance firms' suit not free-speech attack
Lawyer to appeals court: Uphold NYC ruling limiting when website can release stock reports
Lawyer: Finance firms' suit not free-speech attack
A ruling forcing a website to delay releasing the research findings of financial firms is not an attack on free speech and would not lead to widespread attacks on the media, a lawyer for financial companies that sued the website told federal appeals court... Lawyer - Freedom of speech - Lawsuit - United States courts of appeals - Intellectual Property
Calif attorney general calls for same-sex weddings
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) California Attorney General Jerry Brown has filed a motion calling for resumption of same-sex weddings in the state. Brown filed the motion after U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker overturned Proposition 8, California's voter-approved gay marriage ban.
Battle Over Late Attorney's Estate
Houston attorney John O'Quinn was as well known for his love of cars as his prowess in the courtroom.
Lawyer says Balto. Co. political sign rules chilling free speech
Federal court hears First Amendment debate that began with a large Ehrlich sign A lawyer representing the Towson man who was ordered to remove a campaign sign for former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. from his front lawn argued in federal court Friday that Baltimore County's rules on such signs are "chilling the political debate."
Grand Rapids attorney launches new law practice
Veteran Grand Rapids attorney Randall Velzen has teamed up to form a new law practice with two attorneys he had mentored, Jennifer Johnsen and Erica Wikander.
Former Lynnwood attorney arrested for allegedly smuggling heroin into jail
EVERETT -- A former Lynnwood attorney was arrested Wednesday night after he was caught allegedly smuggling heroin to inmates in the Snohomish County Jail, according to court papers filed this morning.
House lawyer: For thousands of responsible tenants, consult local agencies
Residential landlords, do you have vacant apartments or nonpaying tenants? Are late rent payments and tenant turnover cutting into your profit? You might be surprised to learn where you can find tens of thousands of qualified, prescreened local tenants whose rent is guaranteed to arrive on time e... Lawyer - Housing - Landlord - Tenant Rights - United States
FedEx attorney confirmed as US attorney in Memphis
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Edward L. Stanton III has been confirmed as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee.
Lawyer says Balto. Co. political sign rules chilling free speech
Federal court hears First Amendment debate that began with a large Ehrlich sign A lawyer representing the Towson man who was ordered to remove a campaign sign for former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. from his front lawn argued in federal court Friday that Baltimore County's rules on such signs are "chilling the political debate."
Lawyer: Finance firms' suit not free-speech attack
A ruling forcing a website to delay releasing the research findings of financial firms is not an attack on free speech and would not lead to widespread attacks on the media, a lawyer for financial com