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Coppell city attorney releases procurement card report
Coppell City Attorney Robert Hager has completed his investigation regarding purchases made on a city procurement card by former Mayor Jayne Peters. The report concludes that $7,827.72 was charged to the card, for which the city had not received reimbursements or receipts.
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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.
Lawyer ordered to apologize for hugging colleague
Defense attorney Robert LeBlanc has been ordered by a judge to write an apology letter to fellow attorney Pamela Saia-Rogers for giving her a bearhug in a courthouse nearly two years ago.
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Norman attorney charged with embezzlement
Cleveland County prosecutors have accused a Norman attorney of fraudulently appropriating more than $25,000 that belonged to a juvenile and had been entrusted to the attorney as a court-appointed guardian, according to court papers....
Attorney general goes after poisonous lead levels in bounce houses
Susanne Rust If visions of broken legs and whiplash isnt enough for anxious parents watching kids romp in a giant, vinyl air-filled castle, Californias Attorney General has another nightmare scenario to add to the list: lead exposure. Jerry Browns office filed suit Wednesday against nine manufacturers, distributors and renters of childrens bounce houses, claiming the vinyl structures contain ...
Lawyer detained in bribery case involving judges
TAIPEI -- A lawyer and his girlfriend were taken into custody Thursday as part of a probe into a bribery case that implicates at least one Taiwan High Court judge.
Defense attorney suspended by state bar
LAS CRUCES - A prominent Las Cruces criminal defense attorney has been suspended from practicing law.
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.
District attorney, NEWS take over victim services
The Napa County District Attorneys office and Napa Emergency Womens Services are now collaborating to serve all victims of crime from the initial contact through the criminal justice system.
Attorney denies robbery involvement for Drexel athlete
The lawyer for Drexel University basketball player Jamie Harris said Wednesday that Harris had been falsely implicated in the armed robbery of a Drexel student on July 21.
Santa Monica City Attorneys Office recognized by American Bar Association
The Santa Monica City Attorneys Office has been selected to receive the American Bar Associations 13th Annual Jefferson Fordham Law Office Accomplishment Award for State and Local Governmental Law Offices.
Clifton Heights attorney gets sentenced to jail to taxes
PHILADELPHIA A Clifton Heights attorney was sentenced to serve two years in federal prison for assisting in filing false tax returns and failing to file his own tax returns for two years, U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger announced this week.
Prince George's lawyer seeks success in clerk of circuit court race
Adrion Howell, a lawyer and owner of a government consulting company, believes his career experience will help him improve office operations if he is elected clerk of the circuit court in Prince George's County.
Lawyer ordered to apologize for hugging colleague
WOBURN -- Defense attorney Robert LeBlanc has been ordered by a judge to write an apology letter to fellow attorney...
Accused bombers attorney resigns
SPRINGFIELD - An attorney who no longer wanted to defend accused Springfield courthouse bomber Michael Finton has been granted his wish. Assistant federal public defender Robert Scherschligt has been removed from Finton's defense team this week, said Sharon Paul for the U.S. Attorney's office.
Lawyer demands probing into death of Yala detainee
The lawyer of a suspected militant who died on Wednesday evening after being held in Yala's provincial prison since April is demanding a thorough investigation into the death of Mahkoseng Pohtae, 39.
New Brunswick district attorney gets free ride to election
BRUNSWICK - Newly appointed District Attorney Jackie Johnson will be unopposed in the November election to serve the two years remaining in a term as the chief prosecutor for the five-county Brunswick Judicial Circuit. On Wednesday, her colleague and only opponent, John B. Johnson, 66, withdrew from the race and endorsed her. Both are Republicans, and they are not related. "I am withdrawing from ...
Attorney for firefighter accused of theft to speak out
The attorney for a Houston firefighter, who is accused of shoplifting at a Wal-Mart in Spring, is expected to talk about the case later this morning
Candidates for Flagstaff city attorney down to 3
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Three people remain in the running for the city attorney's position in Flagstaff. The City Council narrowed the number of applicants from 18 to three, and the finalists will be interviewed on Monday. They are Kay Bigelow, Deborah Robberson and Rosemary Rosales. Bigelow is a former city attorney in Casa Grande. Robberson was the city attorney in Scottsdale until last year ...
Langford attorney requests new trial
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Former Birmingham Mayor and Jefferson County Commissioner Larry Langford wants a new trial. Langford's attorney has filed a new appeal.
Khadr defence lawyer collapses in court
The trial of Canadian Omar Khadr adjourned abruptly on Thursday after his military lawyer collapsed.
Lawyer: Justice Carey was not indebted to Finsac
ATTORNEY Dr Lloyd Barnett has refuted claims that his client, retired Justice Boyd Carey, was a debtor to Finsac.
Khadr defence lawyer collapses in court
The trial of Canadian Omar Khadr adjourned abruptly on Thursday after his military lawyer collapsed.
Attorney: Husband knew Trudie Hall was bearing another man's child
A Nantucket landscaper, one of two men reportedly married to Trudie Hall, claims he spent the night with the missing...
Attorney: Vatican Kentucky Ruling Shouldn't Affect Milwaukee Lawsuit
One of the most promising lawsuits from sexual abuse victims seeking to link the Vatican to the American priest abuse scandal has imploded in Kentucky, but a prominent plaintiffs' attorney says it shouldn't affect two other lawsuits aimed directly at Rome.
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Widow's attorney claims jury misconduct
Associated Press - August 12, 2010 7:35 AM ET KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The attorney for an East Tennessee woman convicted in the death of her second husband claims there was jury...
Mass. attorney who hugged colleague must apologize
Associated Press - August 12, 2010 8:34 AM ET WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A Methuen lawyer facing assault charges for wrapping a female attorney in a bear hug has been placed on pretrial probation and...
Iran stoning woman 'tortured' before TV 'confession'
A lawyer for an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning has told a British newspaper she was tortured for two days before confessing on state TV to being an accomplice to her husband's death.
Attorney general candidates Dan Gelber, Dave Aronberg reverse course on donations
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 ...
Candidate for attorney general backs Stachowski
A Democratic contender for the state attorney general's job is jumping into the turbulent waters of Erie County Democratic politics today by endorsing Sen. William Stachowski for re-election.
Lawyer Ordered To Apologize For Bear Hug Incident
A Methuen lawyer facing assault charges for wrapping a female attorney in a bear hug has been placed on pretrial probation and ordered to write a letter of apology.
Attorney Who Hugged Colleague Must Apologize
A Methuen lawyer facing assault charges for wrapping a female attorney in a bear hug has been placed on pretrial probation and ordered to write a letter of apology.
Mass. attorney who hugged colleague must apologize
A Methuen lawyer facing assault charges for wrapping a female attorney in a bear hug has been placed on pretrial probation and ordered to write a letter of apology. Probation - United States - Law - Actor - Law Enforcement
Local attorney may represent Seven Hills in Normandy school closure issue
The city is expecting a letter from Cleveland attorney Margaret Anne Cannon to offer to represent the citys interest in the future of Normandy High School, city officials said.
District attorneys office rules Brockton twin drownings accidental
Lindsay Bonsu died on July 31. Her twin sister, Lesley, died the next day. The girls were pulled from the in-ground swimming pool about 10:30 a.m. on July 31. The autopsy results indicate that the cause of death was drowning. The manner of death was accidental, Assistant District Attorney Bridget Norton Middleton said Wednesday afternoon.
Attorney Plans Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Day Care
An attorney for the family of a 2-year-old girl found dead in a Delray Beach day care van plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
MA lawyer in trouble for hug
Methuen lawyer facing assault charges for wrapping a female attorney in a bear hug has been placed on pretrial probation and ordered to write a letter of apology.
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.
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.
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.
Lawyer silent in Taylor war court
The defence lawyer of the former Liberian President Charles Taylor was temporarily banned from speaking at war crimes trial after losing his temper in court.
Khadr's lawyer taken to hospital after collapsing in court
Omar Khadr's trial got underway in dramatic fashion Thursday, with lawyers painting starkly different portraits of the accused. It also ended dramatically, when Khadr's lawyer collapsed in court.
Canon lawyer defends Pa. priest accused of abuse
A canon lawyer representing a Pittsburgh-area priest accused of sexually abusing two males years ago says the priest denies the accusations and claims they are "not credible."
Attorney general sues makers of LCD panels over prices - Thu, 12 Aug 2010 PST
Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna says hes suing the makers of Samsung, Toshiba, Sharp and five other brands of liquid crystal display screens. McKenna says they engaged in price-fixing.
Former Commissioners Attorney Making Accusations
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- An attorney for former Orange County Commissioner Mildred Fernandez is accusing mayoral candidate Bill Segal's campaign team of dirty politics.
Missing Lawyer Important for Chinas Future
Gao Zhisheng is indispensable for Chinas future says Vice-President of the European Parliament.
Bismarck attorney named new ND labor commissioner
BISMARCK - A Bismarck attorney will serve as the state's next labor commissioner.