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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.
Attorney Sheds Light On Abuelazam's Character
In 2005, accused serial stabber Elias Abuelazam's mind was focused on one thing: staying in the United States alongside his new bride, Jessica.
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 opposes CCPL revisions
An environmental lawyer has questioned changes in the boundaries of the Central Cebu Protected Landscape (CCPL) that resulted from an assessment by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources read more
US 'serial stabber' suspect has clean record: lawyer
A lawyer for Elias Abuelazam, who is under arrest in the United States on suspicion of killing five men in a stabbing spree, said on Saturday his client has no criminal record in his home country.
Ariz. attorney general's race is a nasty affair
PHOENIX (AP) The race to become Arizona's next attorney general has turned into a slugfest between the two Republican candidates who've set up Web sites devoted to savaging each other. The plans that Republicans and Democrats in the Aug. 24 primaries have pushed to confront Arizona's border woes, fight crime and protect consumers have been overshadowed by nastiness. Most of the rancor comes ...
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: 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.
AZ attorney general's race nasty affair?
"In some ways, the nastiness of the race has brought both candidates down in the dirt."
Lawyer of Russian pilot says clients detention by US was illegal
NEW YORK, August 14 (Itar-Tass) -- The lawyer of Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko intends to prove before the beginning of court proceedings the illegality of his clients detention in the capital of Liberia - Monrovia - and his relocation to the U.S. Lawyer Lee Ginsburg declared this intention of his to journalists after pre-trial hearings in the federal court of New Yorks southern district ...
North Carolina hires attorney
North Carolina has hired an attorney who was a former NCAA staffer as a consultant as it deals with an investigation into the football program.
Riley limits attorney fees in oil spill lawsuit
Alabama Gov. Bob Riley has signed an executive order limiting attorney fees in lawsuits the state's attorney general filed over the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico .
KC attorney seeks to block earnings tax measure
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Kansas City's city attorney has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a November ballot measure that would allow residents of Kansas City and St. Louis decide whether to keep their cities' earning tax. The measure, dubbed Proposition A, was certified by the Missouri secretary of state's office after the group pushing it submitted more than 200,000 signatures on a petition seeking ...
From courtroom to classroom: Former Garrard County Attorney Jeff Moss tackles new job as teacher
LANCASTER - As Garrard County Attorney, Jeff Moss could count on an armed bailiff and black-robed judge to enforce decorum in the courtroom.
Attorney General to review Dr Kelly case
ATTORNEY General Dominic Grieve is reviewing the case of Dr David Kelly following claims the official finding that the government scientist died of bleeding from a severed art
Attorney: 'Fantasia affair caused distress'
A lawyer claims that Fantasia Barrino's alleged affair with a married man left his estranged wife humiliated.
Attorney: 'Barrino affair caused distress'
A lawyer claims that Fantasia Barrino's alleged affair with a married man left his estranged wife humiliated.
Final Push in Attorney General's Race
Former Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Bill Schuette and state Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop have the next two weeks to sway party faithful in their campaigns for the Republican nomination for Michigan attorney general.
Tamils seeking B.C. asylum may be traumatized, lawyer says
Hundreds of Tamil asylum seekers from war-ravaged Sri Lanka who spent a grueling three months at sea in the belly of a cramped, ramshackle cargo ship may be traumatized, a lawyer with the Canadian Tamil Congress said Saturday.
DUI attorney says Bisard case may overturn state law
A leading DUI attorney in Indiana tells Fox 59 News that the current case against an Indianapolis Metro Police officer accused of killing a motorcyclist in a drunk driving accident may result in a challenge to the state's implied consent law.
Attorney general candidates explain bingo stances
MONTGOMERY With the two governor candidates saying theyll disband Gov. Bob Rileys Task Force on Illegal Gambling, the legal and personal views on electronic bingo of the candidates for attorney general now move to the front of Alabamas political landscape.
Constitution: Another Lagos Lawyer Sues NAssembly
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Bamidele Aturu, has dragged the National Assembly to the Federal High Court in Abuja, asking it to declare the passing of the Bill or Act to alter the 1999 Constitution by the lawmakers before passing it to the 36 State Houses of Assembly for their approval as unconstitutional, illegal and unlawful.
DA vows to curb fraud if elected attorney general
Dan Donovan, a proponent of honest government, hopes to be the states next attorney general. PHOTO BY PETER C. MASTROSIMONE It is often said that Staten Island is the forgotten borough, but all that may change as its district attorney sets his sights on filling the state attorney general seat being vacated by Andrew Cuomo.
Port Orange attorney wants war memorial built as 'thank-you' to vets
Earlier this week, Eric Gill stood in the midday heat next to a small, pie-shaped piece of land he owns on Dunlawton Avenue, a potentially valuable patch of weeds and woods when the economy recovers. But Gill, a 56-year-old Port Orange attorney, no longer wants to sell that prime commercial land. He envisions something very different: a war memorial for Americans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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.
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.
Magazine names Woodlands attorney one of Houstons top lawyers
A Woodlands attorney has been named one of Houstons Top Lawyers specializing in business litigation by H Texas magazine.
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.
Attorney: Pilot out of money
A former money manager who tried to fake his death in a plane crash may not have enough money to pay restitution required as part of a plea deal on securities fraud charges, a court-appointed receiver said.
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.
City attorney seeks to block KC earnings tax measure
KANSAS CITY (AP) -- Kansas City's city attorney has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a November ballot measure that would allow residents of Kansas City and St. Louis decide whether to keep their cities' earning tax.
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.
Attorney: Arnold will have ability to remove Killings
Newly-elected Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold still plans to remove a controversial detective from the force when he takes office and the ability to do so appears to be on his side, according to an employment attorney.
Lawyer running for school board
Javier Montemayor, local attorney and former Webb County Democratic Party chairman, has announced his bid for UISD District 5.
GOP attorney general race heats up
DETROIT (AP) -- Former Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Bill Schuette and state Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop have the next two weeks to sway party faithful in their campaigns for the Republican nomination for Michigan attorney general.
Lawyer: Dont try teenager as adult
The lawyer for a teenager charged with capital murder in the slaying of a guard at a youthful-offenders lockup during an escape said the boy was in the wrong place at the wrong time and should not be tried as an adult.
District attorney complaints common, but reprimands rare
MADISON At least 14 Wisconsin district attorneys have been punished for misconduct since 1985 for cases involving bribes, drug use and other improper action, a Post-Crescent review of state Supreme Court disciplinary records has found.
Warner returns to Scotts Bluff County Attorney office
Doug Warner returned Monday, Aug. 9, to the Scotts Bluff County Attorneys office as a deputy.
Vandals damage slats on attorney's window
The outside of attorney George Ford's private office has been vandalized again.
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Kansas Attorney Disbarred For Unauthorized Work
The Kansas Supreme Court has disbarred a Lawrence attorney for practicing law while his license was suspended. Chris Miller was suspended in December 2006 for two years for overbilling the Kansas Insurance Department.
Mancao wants speedy trial of Dacer-Corbito case - lawyer
CHICAGO - Retired police officer Cezar Mancao II wants a speedy trial for the Dacer-Corbito double murder case, where he is a witness, for justice's sake and so that he could return to his normal life, his US-based lawyer said.
Famed lawyer Richard Roberts may see work in Greece slayings
A lawyer whose role in the takedown of a druglord was central to a Hollywood film may be an attorney in a possible local death penalty case.
Syrian lawyer turns 80 in jail, appeals for release
NEW YORK Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Syrian president to free immediately prominent rights lawyer Haytham Maleh who turned 80 in prison on Sunday.
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.
Attorney seeks to block earnings tax measure for St. Louis, Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas City's city attorney has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a November ballot measure that would allow residents of Kansas City and St. Louis decide whether to keep their cities' earning tax. The measure, dubbed Proposition A, was certified by the Missouri secretary of state's office after the group pushing it submitted more than 200,000 signatures on a petition ...
Full schedule to keep Baldwin County District Attorney Judy Newcomb busy through end of term
BAY MINETTE, Alabama -- When Baldwin County District Attorney Judy Newcomb leaves office in mid-January, it will be with a mixture of sadness and pride -- sadness at no longer doing something she has enjoyed, and pride in the strides the office has made while she was at its helm. Until then, however, Newcomb vows to keep her nose to the grindstone because there is still much to do before the new ...
Guam attorney settles lawsuit by late vice speaker's grandkids for $70,000
A Guam lawyer has settled for $70,000 the lawsuit filed in federal court by the grandchildren of the late Vice Speaker Jesus P. Mafnas, who alleged that they failed to get anything from the $1.9 million settlement in a previous lawsuit against the estate of the late business tycoon Larry Lee Hillblom.
DA vows to curb fraud if elected attorney general
Dan Donovan, a proponent of honest government, hopes to be the states next attorney general. PHOTO BY PETER C. MASTROSIMONE It is often said that Staten Island is the forgotten borough, but all that may change as its district attorney sets his sights on filling the state attorney general seat being vacated by Andrew Cuomo.
Seattle lawyer Anne Bremner accused of DUI
SEATTLE (AP) Seattle lawyer Anne Bremner , who often appears on TV commenting on high-profile cases, says she suffered a concussion in a hit-run accident and was not driving drunk when she was pulled over June 3 in Kenmore.