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Attorney blasts police in dog case
An attorney for the owners of a Siberian husky shot last week in Severn by an off-duty federal police officer blasted the county Police Department for its handling of the initial investigation. Before a ceremony in Edgewater Monday night which an animal rights group honored Bear-Bear and his owners,...
Attorney named mediator
Sparta Richard I. Clark, Esq., senior partner with Laddey Clark & Ryan, LLP, in Sparta, has accepted a continuing appointment as mediator with the Morris-Sussex General Equity Neutrals Program.
Anderson launches fall campaign for district attorney's job Aug. 21
UPPER LAKE, Calif. The committee to elect Don Anderson for District Attorney invites everyone to attend the official launching of the campaign to elect Don Anderson as Lake Countys next district attorney.
Saudi attorney forges alliance with Indian law firm
Saudi attorney forges alliance with Indian law firm
Lawyer: JetBlue flight attendant made grand exit after passenger cursed at him
MELVILLE, N.Y. - JetBlue flight attendant Steve Slater broke the bad news to the passenger long before the John...
Attorney John H. (Jack) Hickey Sworn in for Third Year to The Florida Bar Board of Governors
Attorney John H. (Jack) Hickey was sworn in for the third year in a row to The Florida Bar Board of Governors. Hickey was included for the fifth year in a row in Florida Super Lawyers.
Attorney missing in Michigan
Patrick H. Reymann lost during kayak trip on Little Traverse Bay
Lawyer: Trenton teen Anthony Bethea too young & dumb to confess to Jerry Eure's murder
TRENTON A judge on Tuesday rejected a lawyers argument that a teenage murder suspects confession should be tossed because detectives wouldnt let the scared high school dropout talk to his mother after his arrest.
Denver attorney confirmed as U.S. attorney in Colorado
DENVER, Colorado Denver attorney John Walsh has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as U.S. attorney for Colorado. The 48-year-old Walsh was an assistant federal prosecutor in Los Angeles and a member of the team that investigated and prosecuted Charles Keating.
Staples' lawyer needs more time
(Aug 11, 2010) - The lawyer for accused double killer Mark Staples has "tens of thousands of pages" of disclosure to sift through and needs more time.
Waterbury State's Attorney subject of probe
State's Attorney John A. Connelly is said to be the subject of a federal grand jury investigation into his relationship with a prominent local defense attorney. For more information, click on the Register's sister publication, Connecticut Magazine.
Wisconsin attorney general: Supreme Court ruling on campaign spending applies here, too
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen issued a formal opinion Monday on the Supreme Courts ruling that overturned federal prohibitions on corporations campaign spending, saying it invalidates similar state statutes.
Family, friends, colleagues mourn attorney, former Shen school board member
CLIFTON PARK A memorial service July 30 for a Clifton Park attorney and mother of two drew more than 450 mourners who recalled her as a woman with a deep passion for childrens issues who loved her family and maintained her youthful sense of humor into adulthood.
Wisconsin Division of Gaming attorney Michael McClures bills stirs debate
MADISON A Wisconsin state employee who works as the attorney overseeing tribal casinos was paid $26,300 in mileage and other expenses the past three years to commute from his home in Chicago, an audit shows.
N.Y. Attorney General investigates health care credit cards for possible 'predatory health care lending'
"New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Monday he is expanding an investigation of health-care credit cards by issuing subpoenas to clinics that promote cards from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc. On Wednesday, Cuomo subpoenaed health care providers that promoted CareCredit, a health-care credit card offered by General Electric Co.'s GE Money" (Witkowski, 8/10).
Lawyer awarded $6M in dance collision
A B.C. Supreme Court judge has awarded a Vancouver lawyer nearly $6 million because of a career-ending accident in which a co-worker fell on her while dancing at a staff party.
Hall County attorney: New budget is very likely unsustainable
Hall County Attorney Mark Young has a good news/bad news message for the Hall County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.
Lawyer Database Created For Oil Spill Victims
The National Bar Association is creating a database of attorneys for residents seeking legal help in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill.
Lawyer confirms: Caterer coerced soup heiress
When Agnes O'Brien allegedly demanded $200,000 up front and $250,000 a year for the rest of her life from the woman she said would be embarrassed by a planned book and movie detailing the woman's personal life, she likely knew that figures such as those would be no stretch.
Attorney suspended from practicing law
Attorney Curtis E. Shirley, who was one of 34 applicants last month for a seat on the Indiana Supreme Court, has been suspended from practicing law because of a conflict of interest.
Lawyer for Randolph NJ man hit by splintered Mets maple bat said he 'never saw it coming'
The attorney for the Randolph man whose face was smashed by a splintered baseball bat during a New York Mets game three years ago said he included players Luis Castillo and Ramon Castro in the suit as protection against expiring statutes of limitations.
Local attorney and Mtn. City icon, Tom Grayson, dead at 85
Thomas R. Tom Grayson, 85, a local attorney and long-time familiar face in Mountain City, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2010 at Watauga Medical Center.
New U.S. Attorney for western Wisconsin sworn in
Madison - A federal judge has sworn in western Wisconsin's next U.S. attorney.
Attorney charged with forging signatures
Georgia Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Stockbridge attorney accused of forging a Fulton County judge's signature on several...
N.Y. Attorney General Investigates Health Care Credit Cards For Possible 'Predatory Health Care Lending'
MarketWatch: "New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Monday he is expanding an investigation of health-care credit cards by issuing subpoenas to clinics that promote cards from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc. On Wednesday, Cuomo subpoenaed health care providers that promoted CareCredit, a health-care credit card offered by General Electric Co.'s GE Money" (Witkowski, 8/10 ...
Missouri Lawyer Tax Schemes Cost the U.S. at Least $100 Million in Lost Taxes
Federal Court Bars Missouri Lawyer
Lawyer awarded $6M in dance collision
A B.C. Supreme Court judge has awarded a Vancouver lawyer nearly $6 million because of a career-ending accident in which a co-worker fell on her while dancing at a staff party.
Kansas attorney general reports big consumer, Medicaid recoveries
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six says his office had record recoveries for consumers and the state's Medicaid program during the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Claims Against Attorney
WASHINGTONOn July 13, the Litchfield Judicial Dis trict Grievance Panel found probable cause to look into a claim that local attorney Barrie Goldstein violated three provisions of the Rules of Professional Conduct during her part in a child custody dispute.
GOP Attorney General Hopefuls (Video)
Two attorneys who previously ran for statewide office are seeking to become the first Republican since 1958 to be elected as Connecticuts state attorney general, an office that has taken on a considerably higher profile over the last 28 years.
Lawyer database created for oil spill victims
NEW ORLEANS (AP) The National Bar Association is creating a database of attorneys for residents seeking legal help in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill.
Election board attorney: LITH ought to appoint trustee
An attorney from the Illinois State Board of Elections says Lake in the Hills should fill a recent opening on its board of trustees, a position that runs counter to the village president's views.
Attorney charged with forging signatures
Georgia Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Stockbridge attorney accused of forging a Fulton County judge's signature on several...
Iran Accuses Exiled Lawyer In Stoning Case Of Financial Fraud
Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi has said that a human rights lawyer who fled Iran last month, charging that officials were harassing him for his vigorous defense of a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, is accused of "financial fraud." -Golnaz Esfandiari, RFE
Attorney was counting on Jackson testimony
CHICAGO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Jurors deliberating the fate of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich should have heard from U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., a defense attorney says. Jesse Jackson - Rod Blagojevich - United States - United States House of Representatives - Illinois
Greenville attorney Merl Code honored at city anniversary
Greenville attorney and former judge Merl Code was was honored for his leadership as a businessman and community leader Tuesday night at the Greenville Drive's "Green Day" celebration of the city's 179th anniversary. Code threw out the first pitch prior to the Drive's game at Fluor Field against the Rome Braves and was awarded a Drive jersey.
Bartley hires new lawyer for appeal in Campbell County school shootings
The family of Kenneth Bartley, Jr. has hired prominent Knoxville lawyer Gregory P. Isaacs to handle Bartley's final appeals in the deadly Campbell County school shooting case.
Attorney wants more Kilpatrick testimony
DETROIT, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- An attorney representing the family of a slain exotic dancer says he will seek additional deposition testimony from former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. Kwame Kilpatrick - Detroit - List of mayors of Detroit - United States - Michigan
Lawyer: Ben Roethlisberger Police Officer Probe Inactive
An internal investigation of a Pennsylvania police officer who was with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger when the player was accused of sexual assault in Georgia is inactive, and that won't change unless new information surfaces, the attorney who conducted the investigation said.
Blagojevich attorney: Jury has a question
An attorney for Rod Blagojevich said jurors deliberating the former governor's fate have a question for the judge.
State's attorney general will answer 'P-I Live!' questions
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, who is handling Indiana's challenge to national health care reform, will be this week's guest on pal-item.com's "P-I Live!"
"Birther' attorney Taitz says she'll pay fine if appeal is denied
A legal document filed Monday in the $20,000 sanctions case against "birther" attorney Orly Taitz creates a lien on all her real property, the notice states.
New US attorney for northern W.Va. sworn in
WHEELING, W.Va. -- William Ihlenfeld of Wheeling has been sworn in as the U.S. attorney for the northern district of West Virginia. Ihlenfeld, the former assistant prosecuting attorney in Brooke and Ohio counties, was formally sworn in Wednesday. He said ...
Former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb On Rostenskowski
Former U.S. Attorney for Northern Illinois Dan Webb talks live with Newsradio 780 about the passing of former Rep. Dan Rostenkowski. LISTEN TO THIS AUDIO REPLAY.
Lawyer likens Vatican to Roman Empire
The Vatican State is "functionally" the continuation of the Roman Empire, protecting pedophile priests from prosecution, an international lawyer says.
Florida attorney general proposes immigration legislation
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum -- who is in the midst of an intense Republican primary fight for governor -- has proposed legislation aimed at curbing illegal immigration, according to a statement from his office.
Lawyer says Drexel basketball star falsely implicated in robbery
A defense attorney for a suspended Drexel University basketball star accused of robbing a female student last month contended this morning that his client was falsely implicated by a co-defendant.
Texas Attorney General Wont Issue Opinion On Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
The Texas Attorney Generals Office has declined to issue an opinion on whether the states counties can issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples if one of the people has undergone sex-change surgery.
Attorney: Missing woman's husband last to see her alive
Ram Rimal, a Nepalese landscaper who lives on Nantucket, is married to Trudie Hall, the 23-year-old pregnant woman who went missing in late July, and may have been the last person to see her alive.
Attorney: Zoners violated Sunshine Act in LM
Two days after he called in township police to remove a TV cameraman from a hearing, Lower Merion zoning-board Chairman Kenneth Aaron explained the action and said the board will continue to prohibit the use of cameras and other recording devices during parts of its sessions.