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Attorney-General, IGP & MACC Chief: Stop The Fabrications and Lies
Din Merican People have asked me on this blog why I dont seem to write about Sodomy II. They are curious if I have abandoned Anwar Ibrahims cause or struggle. They are curious if I know something about Anwar that I dont seem to want to write in his defence, or report about his on-going trial.
New U.S. attorney for northern state 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 today. He said his pr...
Lawyer Theresa Erickson Publishes Second Book: Surrogacy and Embryo, Sperm & Egg Donation: What Were You Thinking?
"This book is just a starting point for anyone considering having a baby through in vitro fertilization (IVF), surrogacy, and/or embryo, sperm, or egg donation.
Surrogacy Lawyer Theresa Erickson Publishes Second Book: Surrogacy and Embryo, Sperm & Egg Donation: What Were You ...
"This book is just a starting point for anyone considering having a baby through in vitro fertilization (IVF), surrogacy, and/or embryo, sperm, or egg donation.
Lawyer reassigned after advising employers
HOUSTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- An attorney with the Texas Workforce Commission has been reassigned, the agency said, after he publicly advised employers how to manipulate unemployment laws. Texas Workforce Commission - Texas - Lawyer - United States - Employment
Attorney: Hall's husband last to see her alive
NANTUCKET - Ram Rimal, a Nepalese landscaper who lives on Nantucket, is married to Trudie Hall, the 23-year-old...
State Lawyer Paid $26,300 For Commute From Chicago
An audit of Wisconsins Division of Gaming shows that the units full-time legal counsel has been paid $26,300 over the past three years to commute from his home in Illinois to Madison.
Lawyer: Officer in dog park shooting acted in self defense
Humane Society will help police with investigation The off-duty federal police officer who fatally shot a Siberian husky in a Severn dog park Monday has been placed on administrative leave while police investigate the incident, but through his law.
Workforce Commission Lawyer Reassigned
A lawyer with the Texas Workforce Commission has been reassigned after apparently offering tips on ways for companies to avoid paying unemployment benefits to departing employees.
Hunting predators: U.S. Attorney announces success, plans to protect kids
Assistant U.S. Attorney Nancy Healey speaks as U.S. Attorney Timothy Heaphy looks on. PHOTO BY COURTENEY STUART Online child predators are real, theyre here, and there are more of them than anyone wants to imagine. That was the message at a press conference today, where U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy outlined the ways in which his office is working to support Attorney General Eric Holders recently ...
Lincoln defense attorney: Don't believe my client'
At a trial Wednesday, a defense attorney took an unexpected turnin closing arguments, telling the jury his client -- the man whohad taken the stand minutes earlier -- wasn't credible.
Warrensburg lawyer pleads guilty in fraud case involving deceased woman's home
FORT EDWARD -- A Warrensburg lawyer was arrested and pleadedguilty to a misdemeanor fraud charge Tuesday for notarizing adocument when he didnt witness the signatures on it.
Eden Prairie man who allegedly killed baby son still doesn't have a lawyer
Randel Richardson said he is getting closer to hiring a lawyer, and a judge again postponed his arraignment
Lawyer: Vatican statehood a 'hurdle'
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Lawyers in Kentucky say they dropped their clerical-abuse suit against the Vatican because of rulings the Vatican is a sovereign state. Kentucky - United States - Vatican City - Lawyer - Catholic sex abuse cases
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Attorney Indicted In Online Child Sex Case
A grand jury indicted Samuel P. Logan on charges of receiving and distributing child pornography and trying to coerce a person he thought was a minor into having sex.
Boaz attorney to seek AG opinion
The Boaz City Council authorized a request to seek the Alabama attorney generals opinion regarding a question on annexations in Etowah County. City Attorney Danny L. Smith received authorization to make the request on behalf of the city during a meeting Monday night at the Boaz Senior Center.
Attorney For Tulsa Mayor Asks For Delay In Ethics Inquiry
Mayor Dewey Bartlett's Attorney has asked the City Auditor to delay action on an ethics complaint until he can "file a comprehensive response" on behalf of Bartlett. Read the letter �|� Tulsa City Council Files Ethics Complaint Against Mayor
Finton attorney removed from bomb plot case
SPRINGFIELD An attorney who no longer wanted to defend accusedSpringfield courthouse bomber Michael Finton has been granted hiswish.
Jessamy-Bealefeld Feud Pushes State's Attorney Race Into The Background
Today longtime Baltimore City State's Attorney Patricia Jessamy will debate her Democratic primary challenger Gregg Bernstein at noon on "Mid-day With Dan Rodricks," adding yet more attention to a race that was initially expected to have little excitement. WYPR's Sunni Khalid reports.
Gretna City Attorney Mark Morgan withdraws proposal to become in-house counsel
Citing controversy he claims was created by The Times-Picayune, Gretna City Attorney Mark Morgan has withdrawn his proposal to become the city's new "in-house counsel." Mark Morgan In an email sent to the council�this morning, Morgan said that the seven...
Attorney names contractor in balcony collapse
Eleven days after a second-story balcony collapsed at Victor Wong's condo in Southeast Austin, a chain link fence and yellow police tape are still up. Austin city officials say the property is too dangerous and will not let Wong back in. The deck is still dangling so we are concerned about safety, said Stephanie Lott with the Planning and Development Department. We don't want anyone to go ...
Lawyer: Police did not follow procedure in Amorello arrest
HAVERHILL, Mass. -- Friends and family of Matt Amorello are questioning the Haverhill Police Department and the decision to take the former Big Dig chiefs mug shot after he was arrested for drunk driving this past weekend.
Hilton Head attorney earns accolade
Hilton Head Island attorney Ed Hughes was among 59 Nexsen Pruet attorneys named to the 2011 edition
As attorney general primary intensifies, Dan Gelber and Dave Aronberg reverse course on money in politics
By John Frank, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Wednesday, August 11, 2010 TALLAHASSEE Democrats Dave Aronberg and Dan Gelber fought against big money in politics as lawmakers but as the two battle in an increasingly negative primary election for attorney general, they are reversing course. A political committee tied to Aronberg is accepting dozens of unlimited checks including 21 for $5,000 ...
Attorney: Child found Haile's body strapped in van at Katie's Kids
Attorney: Child found Haile's body strapped in van at Katie's Kids
SLCs top cop, attorney also doubtful about panhandling rules
SLCs top cop, attorney also doubtful about panhandling rules By Derek P. Jensen The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Aug 11, 2010 07:12PM MDT Civil libertarians, advocates for the poor and Salt Lake City Council members are not the only parties skeptical about Mayor Ralph Beckers ramped-up rules to curb aggressive panhandling. Beckers top cop and the senior city attorney poked holes in the proposed ...
Attorney: Roethlisberger officer probe inactive
A western Pennsylvania borough attorney says his internal investigation of a police officer who was with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (RAWTH'-lihs-bur-gur) at a Georgia nightclub the night the player was accused of sexual assault is inactive. He says that won't change unless "new relevant information" surfaces.
Warrensburg lawyer charged for role in client's estate case
A Warrensburg lawyer faces a charge related to a case he handled for his client, who is accused of trying to cheat his siblings out of inheritance money, State Police in Greenwich said Wednesday. In April, Dalton was charged with four counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument and one count each of second-degree grand larceny and second-degree offering a false instrument for filing ...
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.
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 The Group Announced...
Lawyer: Probe To Clear Officer With Ben In Ga.
Coraopolis Borough Council is getting an update on the investigation into police officer Anthony Barravecchio.� He was with Ben Roethlisberger at a nightclub in Milledgeville, Ga., the night he was accused of sexual assault.
Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning denounces her lawyer
The 43-year-old woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran denounced her lawyer and said in an interview broadcast Wednesday that she knew about the plot to kill her husband but thought it was a joke.
Attorney says probe officer who was with Roethlisberger in Ga. is inactive
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - An internal investigation of a Pennsylvania police officer who was with 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.
Lawyer Disbarred After Three Misconduct Complaints
A Nashville lawyer accused of taking money from her clients without delivering the work she promised can no longer practice law. the Tennessee Supreme Court has disbarred Alea Danielle Ashby.
Attorney: DeDe Spicher cooperating with police
Terri Hormans friend, DeDe Spicher, is cooperating with the police and is telling them the truth, her attorney Chad Stavley said Wednesday.
Attorney Says His Client is Deeply Sorry For Cyclists Deaths
In response to increasing media pressure on the family to address the deaths of four people Monday night, Andrew Schlictemeiers attorney Steve Lefler came forward Wednesday to say his client was deeply sorry for the deaths.
Attorney: Player wasn't at alleged Philly robbery
PHILADELPHIA (AP) The attorney for a suspended Drexel University basketball star accused of robbing a female student last month says his client has been falsely implicated in the case.
Wheeling lawyer now U.S. Attorney
A lawyer from Wheeling was sworn in Wednesday as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia.
Firebomb accused threatens to kill lawyer
The man accused of firebombing a Darwin insurance office has faced the NT Supreme Court, where he has threatened to kill his lawyer.
Attorney alleges jury engaged in 'misconduct' in Dossett Leath murder trial
The jury that convicted Raynella Dossett Leath of murdering her second husband engaged in "misconduct" that could have affected the outcome of the trial, her attorney alleges in recently filed court documents.
State's Attorney Under Scrutiny
For at least three months a federal grand jury has been investigating the relationship between Waterbury State's Attorney John Connelly and prominent Waterbury defense attorney Martin Minella to see if preferential treatment was provided to Minella's clients in exchange for free trips to Las Vegas.
Lawyer expects charges in I-29 crash
The lawyer for the 21-year-old University of Nebraska honor student involved in a collision that killed four motorcyclists said he assumes drunken driving caused the accident.
State's Attorney Connelly Under Scrutiny
For at least three months a federal grand jury has been investigating the relationship between Waterbury State's Attorney John Connelly and prominent Waterbury defense attorney Martin Minella to see if preferential treatment was provided to Minella's clients in exchange for free trips to Las Vegas.
Wood tries to stop attorney's withdrawal from OWI case
An embattled state lawmaker is trying to stop an attorney from quitting in the midst of his operating while intoxicated case.
Former Enid attorney receives life for murder
GEORGIA Former Enid attorney Alec McNaughton has been sentenced to life in prison after a Coweta County (Ga.) Superior Court jury found him guilty of murdering his wife, Cathy Mendenhall McNaughton, on Feb. 15, 2009.
Harvard Lawyer Weighs Morals, $500,000 Paycheck in NYC Thriller: Review
Three men die in a construction accident at a Manhattan condominium.
Cook State's Attorney refutes red-light-camera ultimatum
A new letter from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office refutes the idea that the county could force red-light cameras on suburbs by threatening them with maintenance of the contested intersections.
Attorney released from Michael Finton defense in attempted bombing case
SPRINGFIELD - An attorney who no longer wanted to defend accusedSpringfield courthouse bomber Michael Finton has been granted hiswish.
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.