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SC attorney general defends lawsuits against feds
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's attorney general could spend as much as $700,000 on three lawsuits against the federal government that some say are politically motivated.
City Attorney Seeks To Block Earnings Tax Measure
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.
NY district attorney who prosecuted Long Island Lolita, commuter train gunman dies at age 76
Former Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon, who in more than three decades on the job prosecuted Long Island Lolita Amy Fisher and the gunman in the 1993 Long Island Rail Road massacre,...
U.S. Attorney's Office wants to seize cash from unlicensed mortgage broker
� TACOMA, Wash. - The U.S. Attorney's office is seeking to seize a bag filled with $102,000 kept by a former Pierce County unlicensed mortgage broker. Although no criminal charges have been filed, the Tacoma News Tribune reports that federal prosecutors filed a motion on July 30 saying the money was the product of a scheme by Shawn Portmann that involved "falsifying borrowers' income and forging ...
U.S. Attorney's Office wants to seize bag of cash from unlicensed mortgage broker
he U.S. Attorney's office is seeking to seize a bag filled with $102,000 kept by a former Pierce County unlicensed mortgage broker.
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.
S.C. attorney general defends lawsuits against feds
COLUMBIA South Carolina's attorney general could spend as much as $700,000 on three lawsuits against the federal government that some say are politically motivated, The Greenville News reported Sunday.
Ban dead body exhibit: Lawyer
A prominent Winnipeg human rights lawyer says a touring exhibit of dead bodies should be legally prohibited from putting cadavers on display in the city beginning next month.
Attorney for Caro says officer acted in self-defense
CARO A lawyer representing the village of Caro and one of its police officers against claims of excessive force allege the officer acted in self defense. Farmington Hills attorney Carlito H. Young claims Officer Glen F. Harding acted...
SC attorney general defends lawsuits against feds
South Carolina's attorney general could spend as much as $700,000 on three lawsuits against the federal government that some say are politically motivated.
Additional defense attorney speaks up on suspected serial stabber case
Sunday ABC12 is learning more about the suspected serial slasher and the attorneys representing him.
Achievements: Pig project earns Scout an Eagle rank; attorney groups get award
Achievements: Pig project earns Scout an Eagle rank; attorney groups get award
Bernard-Henri Lévy: Interview: Sakineh's Attorney Speaks From Exile
Until a few days ago, Mohamad Mostafaei was Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtian's attorney. In addition to his profession, he was one of the free voices of Iran and one of its consciences.
Officer's attorney challenges blood draw
The attorney for an IMPD officer accused of driving drunk and killing a man is challenging the officer's blood draw.
Balikbayan was sis of lawyer, not Neris
Sorry, it wasnt Neris sister. A lawyer of former Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Romulo Neri on Sunday sought to correct a Philippine Daily Inquirer front page story that appeared on August 14.
Guantanamo Detainee Lawyer Collapses; Trial to Resume in a Month
Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr's trial will be delayed at least for another month after his lawyer collapsed on the courtroom floor last week.
Colo. attorney general to make re-election campaign stop in Frisco Wednesday
FRISCO Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will stop in Summit County this week to meet with voters in his bid for re-election. The gathering will take place at 4 p.m., Wednesday at Tuscato Ristorante Italiano, 307 Main St., Frisco.
Chattanooga lawyer to thank district for win
Chuck Fleischmann, a Chattanooga lawyer who won the Republican nomination for the 3rd Congressional District, plans to visit the district Wednesday and Thursday as a thank-you to supporters and part of an effort to unify other Republicans.
Charges Dropped in Killing of 4 in Buffalo
The district attorney said he wasnt sure that a man arrested the day before was responsible for four murders outside a restaurant.
State's attorney's office earns accreditation
WOODSTOCK McHenry County States Attorney Lou Bianchi expects to save some taxpayer dollars by hosting legal seminars attorneys need to maintain their licenses in-house.
Bushfire counsel attacks report
THE lawyer who led the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission believes its final report could have been more ''significant'' and that it leaves out ''very important evidence''.
Ex-DLA Singapore Lawyer's Prison Term for Forging Pay Slip Cut to One Day
DLA Piper LLPs former Singapore partner Rudy Lim had his jail term for forging a pay slip cut by an appeals judge to one day, from two months. Lim was also fined S$10,000 ($7,340).
LI's star DA dies
The district attorney who prosecuted Amy Fisher and Long Island Rail Road gunman Colin Ferguson has died. Former Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon was 76. A spokesman says Dillon died yesterday from lymphoma at his home in Rockville Centre. He served as district attorney from 1974 to 2005...
Ban Bodies: lawyer
A prominent Winnipeg human rights lawyer says a touring exhibit of dead bodies should be legally prohibited from putting its cadavers on display in the city beginning next month.
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.
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.
Sereno takes oath as new SC justice
MANILA, Philippines - Lawyer Lourdes A. Sereno on Monday took her oath as the new associate justice of the Supreme Court, the first to be appointed by President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III.
New Jersey Medical Malpractice Attorney Adam Slater Obtains $3.9 Million Settlement For Endoscopic Sinus Surgery ...
NJ trial attorney Adam Slater obtained a $3.9 million settlement on behalf of his client, a nurse, who sustained severe damage to her eye as a result of medical malpractice committed by her physician during a routine sinus surgery procedure. Because of the malpractice, Mr.
New Jersey Medical Malpractice Attorney Adam Slater Obtains $3.9 Million Settlement For Endoscopic Sinus Surgery ...
NJ trial attorney Adam Slater obtained a $3.9 million settlement on behalf of his client, a nurse, who sustained severe damage to her eye as a result of medical malpractice committed by her physician during a routine sinus surgery procedure. Because of the malpractice, Mr.
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: Heat's Udonis Haslem will be vindicated on marijuana arrest
MIAMI - A passenger in Udonis Haslem's vehicle told the Florida Highway Patrol that marijuana found after...
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.
Harry Gross: Lawyer owes a return call - and some cash
Dear Harry: My wife and I were in a serious accident. We were pedestrians who were hit by a car. After we were released from the hospital, we retained a lawyer to go after the driver's insurance to cover our expenses. The case went to arbitration on April
Why You Should Not Vote for Andrew Thomas in the Arizona Attorney General Race, Part IV
Espresso Pundit explains why Republican Andrew Thomas, who wants to be Arizona's next attorney general, is "unfit to serve": Andy Thomas seem like a great guy...but there's absolutely no chance that I'm going to vote for him. I'm voting for Tom Horne in the primary and if Horne doesn't beat Thomas, I'll be voting for Lujan or Rotellini in the General. [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments ...
Court told accused stabber acted in self defence
A lawyer for a 34 year old man, accused of stabbing another man to death at a popular Mandurah fishing spot, says he was acting in self defence.
DNR refers mobile home park owner to office of attorney general
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has referred the case against a Dallas County mobile home park owner to the Missouri Attorney Generals Office alleging violations of Missouris Clean Water Law.
Lawyer's custody case role criticized
Jeanne Winkler was suspended from the practice of law in March 2008 amid allegations that she had misappropriated more than $200,000 from her attorney-client trust account.
SC attorney general defends lawsuits against feds
South Carolina's attorney general could spend as much as $700,000 on three lawsuits against the federal government that some say are politically motivated.
Iris Data Services Forms Attorney Document Review Division - Leading Litigation Support Company Expand Service ...
Iris Data Services, a leading provider of eDiscovery solutions, announced today they have formed an Attorney Document Review division at their corporate headquarters in Olathe, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City. The operation will be led by Iris Director of Legal Services, Brandon Mack.
George, Cindy Anthony's Attorney Resigns
ORLANDO, Fla. -- An attorney has announced he will be leaving the case against Casey Anthony.
Attorney General McMaster defends lawsuits against feds
South Carolina's attorney general could spend as much as $700,000 on three lawsuits against the federal government that some say are politically motivated.
Reitz four: Lawyer reveals next move
The four former University of Free State students known as the "Reitz four" will appeal their sentencing.
Conway no longer Anthony attorney
Attorney Brad Conway, who has been representing Casey Anthonys parents Cindy and George Anthony, has confirmed he will not longer be their attorney.
Lawyer seeks reduced charge in island killing
The lawyer for accused murderer Thomas Ryan is asking for the first�degree murder charge against him to be reduced to manslaughter, and a robbery charge thrown out.
Lawyer Fights Back Against DC Comics
The lawyer who has represented heirs to the Superman creators in their fight to reclaim copyrights from DC Comics asked a court in Los Angeles on Friday to dismiss the complaint filed against him personally.
Conway Resigns As Anthonys' Attorney
The attorney representing the parents of Casey Anthony, who is charged with murdering her daughter, Caylee, will no longer represent the couple.
Haslem's attorney: NBA player will be vindicated
The attorney for Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem says he is hopeful the NBA player will be vindicated of a possession of marijuana charge brought following a traffic stop over the weekend. Attorney Eric Schwartzreich says the State Attorney's Office is reviewing the arrest paperwork. Haslem was arrested Sunday afternoon, and Miami-Dade court records show he was charged with having more than 20...
Attorney hopeful Haslem will be vindicated
MIAMI (AP) -- The attorney for Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem says he is hopeful the NBA player will be vindicated of a possession of marijuana charge brought following a traffic stop over the weekend.
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.
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and Former Louisiana State Attorney General Announce Filing of First Securities Fraud Class ...
NEW ORLEANS -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and Former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr. announce that the firm has filed the first securities fraud class action lawsuit against Apollo Group, Inc. in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of the Company between December 7, 2009 and August 3, 2010, inclusive .