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Sheriff's Lawyer: DoJ Suit Not Imminent
An attorney for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says he doesn't believe a lawsuit by the U.S. Justice Department against the police agency is imminent.
Washington lawyer accused of paying 15-year-old runaway for sex
A lawyer in one of Washington's biggest firms was arrested and accused of paying a 15-year-old runaway from Fairfax County to have sex with him while he photographed the encounter. Lawyer - Washington - United States - Law - Lawsuit
William Saxbe, attorney general under Nixon, dies
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 1975 file photo, former U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe listens to a question during an interview in his Washington office. Saxbe, the fourth attorney general in Richard Nixon's administration who served during the investigation of the Watergate break-in, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010 at his home in Ohio. He was 94. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs, File)
Accused mothers lawyer postpones bid for bond hearing
The lawyer for an Orangeburg mother charged in the deaths of her two young sons said Tuesday he is postponing his request for a bail bond hearing this week until he receives discovery information from state prosecutors.
William Saxbe, attorney general under Nixon, dies
William Saxbe, a Republican maverick who became the fourth attorney general to serve under President Richard M. Nixon and presided during the Watergate investigation, died Tuesday. He was 94.
Ex-senator's son, incumbents prevail in state House primaries
Lawyer James Grant, son of former state Sen. John Grant Jr., is among winners in state House primary elections in Tampa Bay area. Incumbent candidates for House seats fare well in the local contests.
William Saxbe, Watergate-era attorney general, dies at 94
BLADE NEWS SERVICES COLUMBUS William Saxbe, a Republican maverick who became the fourth attorney general to serve under President Richard Nixon and presided during the Watergate investigation, died Tuesday. He was 94. Mr. Saxbe also served in the Ohio legislature and as state attorney general. Mr. Nixon's first two attorneys general were accused of Watergate-related crimes, and the third ...
County attorney: Montgomery defeats Romley
In a spirited race for one of Maricopa Countys high-profile positions, Bill Montgomery has defeated interim and former Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley to earn the Republican ticket and now wil
William Saxbe Dies at 94; Attorney General During Watergate Inquiry
Mr. Saxbe, a blunt-spoken Republican maverick from Ohio, was a Nixon appointee who as attorney general presided during the Watergate inquiry.
Columbia tax attorney guilty of conspiracy in $5 million scheme
Prominent Columbia attorney John Fitzgerald OConnor, Jr. pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering. The 63-year-old tax attorney could face five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Virginia Attorney Gen. approves stricter oversight on abortion clinics; Indiana fails to follow up inspection reports ...
The Washington Post: "Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II has concluded that the state can impose stricter oversight over clinics that perform abortions, a move immediately decried by abortion-rights organizations and others as an attempt to circumvent the General Assembly, which has repeatedly rejected similar measures.
Attorney wants sheriff's statements suppressed
Less than three weeks before the scheduled start of his federal trial for marijuana dealing and witness tampering, the attorney representing Gallatin County Sheriff Raymond M. Martin has asked the judge to suppress certain statements Martin made while in the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro
Slater's "freedom of speech" rubbished
A prosecution Lawyer has rubbished a blogger's claims he was exercising freedom of speech when identifying people on his website.
Prominent defence lawyer faces up to victims
Prominent defence lawyer Greg King today stood before victims of brutal crimes to tell them how he sleeps at night.
Niixon Attorney General Saxbe dies
President Nixon's attorney general, William Saxbe, dies at age 94.
Attorney tries new tack to keep record from media
Seattle attorney Anne Bremner's battle to keep the news media from seeing a deputy's report from her June arrest on suspicion of drunken...
Maine Attorney general warns of another scam
AUGUSTA -- Attorney General Janet T. Mills recently warned that offers of "advance fee" credit cards amount to a fraud targeting Maine residents.
Attorney General: Republican primary still too close to call
A clear winner had still not emerged Tuesday evening in the bitter and often ugly primary race to become the Republican nominee for state attorney general.
Prominent defence lawyer faces up to victims
Prominent defence lawyer Greg King today stood before victims of brutal crimes to tell them how he sleeps at night. read more
Local U.S. attorney generals office subpoenas McNeil records
The U.S. Attorney Generals Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has subpoenaed documents from McNeil Consumer Healthcare in regard to this years multiple product recalls, Johnson & Johnson announced last week.
Attorney: gradual progress in rectifying bookkeeping, upload practices in recorders office
DECORAH Winneshiek County Attorney Andrew Van Der Maaten said Monday, gradual progress is being made toward rectifying concerns with some practices in the county recorders office.
Local U.S. attorney general's office subpoenas McNeil records
Johnson & Johnson has announced the U.S. Attorney General's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has subpoenaed documents from McNeil Consumer Healthcare in regard to this year's multiple product recalls.
Judicial Commission to probe lawyer's death in police firing
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 : The Orissa government has ordered a judicial inquiry into the death of an advocate in police firing during a clash between the mob and police at Bagalpur in Cuttack district on Monday.
Lawyer: DeLay headed to trial at last
After five years of his case floating in the ether of Texas appeals courts, former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay will go to trial sometime soon on ethics charges, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Arizona primary election: Attorney general race -- Thomas slightly ahead of Horne
In what might have been the most bitterly contested race of the primary season, Andrew Thomas was leading Tom Horne in the race to become the Republican nominee for Arizona attorney general.
William Saxbe, Attorney General During Watergate Inquiry, Dies at 94
William B. Saxbe, a former United States senator from Ohio who was appointed as President Richard M. Nixon's fourth attorney general after the infamous "Saturday Night Massacre," died Tuesday at his home in Mechanicsburg, Ohio. He was 94 and had been in failing health for some time, said his son Charles R. Saxbe.
Louis Cooper: Interim county attorney, water fountain for scouting project, creating a junk list
Milton attorney considered for interim county post, Eagle Scout project would bring fountain to park, and county equipment to be surplussed.
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Ministry of Health search "just fishing", lawyer says
A search warrant allowing the Ministry of Health to seize about 30,000 patient files from an Auckland GP's office was a "fishing exercise" based on incomplete and inaccurate information, the doctor's lawyer old the Court of Appeal today.
New York Attorney General Cuomo Greeted by Praise and Protest in Ithaca
� Amidst an array of signs and slogans calling to tax the rich and end hydrofracking, New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo addressed over 200 residents of Ithaca and the surrounding area last Thursday at the Ithaca Womens Community Building. In his speech, Cuomo outlined his Five Step Program for a New N.Y., promising to bring reform and order to the state government in Albany. The ...
Attorney Wolfson wins court victory
KINGMAN A federal appeals court in California reversed an Arizona federal court ruling Aug. 13 in the lawsuit filed by a Bullhead City attorney. Randy Wolfson filed a lawsuit in 2008 that challenged Arizona election laws.
Attorney General: Ugly Republican primary too close to call
A clear winner had still not emerged Tuesday evening in the bitter and often ugly primary race to become the Republican nominee for state attorney general.
Metro taps lawyer to be new president of mass transit agency
Metro commissioners announced Tuesday the selection of lawyer John Nations as the new president and chief executive officer of the mass transit agency.
Tulsa mayor's attorney returns fire at council chairman over mediation list
Mayor Dewey Bartlett's personal attorney fired back Tuesday at the City Council chairman for criticizing the mayor's formal list of issues for possible mediation.
Lawyer: 'Ben did not kill Justin'
The murder trial of Ben Hamilton opened Tuesday with animportant assertion. "Ben did not kill Justin Jackson," defenseattorney Steve Glazer told the jury in his opening statement. Henow has to make that case.
Cameron Slater's blogs not illegal lawyer
A lawyer for controversial blogger Cameron Slater has tried to convince the court his client is exempt from name suppression laws.
Bail for fraud case lawyer
A LAWYER on trial for fraud has been released by the Lower Criminal Court on BD1,000 bail. He was arrested along with a Bahraini woman for allegedly swindling two Gulf Arabs out of BD20,000.
Local U.S. attorney generals office subpoenas McNeil records
The U.S. Attorney Generals Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has subpoenaed documents from McNeil Consumer Healthcare in regard to this years multiple product recalls, Johnson & Johnson announced last week.
William Saxbe, attorney general under Richard Nixon, dies at 94
COLUMBUS, OhioWilliam Saxbe, a Republican maverick who became the fourth attorney general to serve under President Richard M. Nixon and presided during the Watergate investigation, died Tuesday. He was 94.
William Saxbe, attorney general under Nixon, dies
COLUMBUS, Ohio - William Saxbe (SAX'-bee), the fourth attorney general in Richard Nixon's administration who served during the investigation of the Watergate break-in, has died at his home in Ohio.
Bernard Kilpatrick to Testify in Suit
A lawyer says the father of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has agreed to appear for a deposition in a civil lawsuit against his son and the city filed by the family of a slain stripper.
Judge: Lawyer in Stephen Nodine gun case can't have evidence from murder investigation
MOBILE, Ala. -- Former Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine has lost a bid to force the U.S. Attorney's Office to give a lawyer defending him on a gun charge a sneak peak at the evidence against him in an unrelated murder case.
S.C. tax attorney guilty of conspiracy in $5 million scheme
Prominent Columbia attorney John Fitzgerald OConnor, Jr., pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering. The 63-year-old tax attorney could face five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
SC lawyer pleads guilty to conspiracy charges
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina tax attorney has pleaded guilty to conspiracy involving mail fraud and money laundering. The State newspaper reported 63-year-old John Fitzgerald O'Connor, Jr., of Columbia pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday.
Norfolk District Attorney candidates spar over who has best experience for the job
Four seasoned lawyers are playing a game of politicians vs. prosecutors as they vie to become Norfolk Countys new district attorney. Three Democrats -- Michael Morrissey, Michael Chinman and Joseph Driscoll -- and an Independent -- Jack Coffey -- compared resumes and argued over the merits of their varied levels of courtroom experience at a GateHouse Media editorial board meeting on Aug. 16.
Lindsay Lohan - Lohans Lawyer Fights To Proceed With Ad Lawsuit
LINDSAY LOHAN's lawyer has filed new legal documents to persuade a court to proceed with the actress' lawsuit over an advert which allegedly used her name and parodied her...
Michael Douglas - Douglas Lawyer Tells Ex Wife To Move On
A lawyer representing MICHAEL DOUGLAS unleashed a scathing attack on the actor's ex-wife DIANDRA at a court hearing on Tuesday (24Aug10) - urging her to "move on" and stop...
Lawyer for former St. Therese church Rev. Joseph Davis says client cooperating with probe
ROXBURY, NJ The Rev. Joseph Davis, who is the former pastor of St. Therese church, has been in contact with law enforcement officials investigating missing funds at his parish and answering their questions, according to his attorney.
EXCLUSIVE: Octo-Mom's Lawyer Takes Ownership Of Her Home
Octo-Moms lawyer Jeff Czech has taken over the title of her home, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively. The move comes as the mom of 14 is facing a new financial crisis that threatens to drive her into bankruptcy, one source familiar with the situation told RadarOnline.com.
Columbia Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Charges
COLUMBIA, SC (AP) -- A South Carolina tax attorney has pleaded guilty to conspiracy involving mail fraud and money laundering.