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NARAL Pro-Choice California PrivacyPAC Endorses Kamala Harris for California Attorney General
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amy Everitt, State Director of NARAL Pro-Choice California, announced that PrivacyPAC, the organization's political action committee, is proudly and enthusiastically endorsing candidate Kamala Harris for California Attorney General, an office that has significant influence over issues impacting the right to choose. "There is no doubt that Harris ...
Attorney General Targets Cyber Sex Solicitiation
CORPUS CHRISTI -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott joined 16 other state attorneys general offices last week to request craigslist shut down their adult services section. In their letter to craigslist, the attorneys general claim "ads for prostitution are rampant" on that portion of the site. "It can be lucrative," said Commander David Torres with Corpus Christi's Narcotics/Vice Investigations ...
McCourt's wife charges trickery in Dodgers divorce case
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An attorney for former Los Angeles Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt says her estranged husband deceived her so he could get sole ownership of the team.
Two injured Cowboys workers settle with Jones
DALLAS (AP) -- The attorney for two Dallas Cowboys employees seriously injured in the 2009 collapse of the team's practice facility says each has received about $5 million from companies controlled by team owner Jerry Jones as legal settlements.
Pawar is builder's lawyer: Khadse
Mumbai, Aug 30 : Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse today fired another salvo at NCP supremo and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, in the ongoing war of words between the two, by describing him as the 'lawyer of builders'.
Fla. Ponzi schemer owes $363 million restitution
An ex-lawyer convicted of running a huge Ponzi scheme in South Florida has been ordered to pay $363 million in restitution to victims.
$5M settlements
The attorney for two Dallas Cowboys employees seriously injured in the 2009 collapse of the team's practice facility says each has received about $5 million from companies controlled by team owner Jerry Jones as legal settlements. Dallas Cowboys - Jerry Jones - sport - NFL - Football
McCourts face off in divorce court over ownership of the L.A. Dodgers
A lawyer for Jamie McCourt set the tone Monday when he opened court proceedings in her divorce from Frank McCourt by quoting Sir Walter Scott: "Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."
Lawyer: Ga. soldier in shooting was on strict diet
An attorney says a Georgia soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor.
Lawyer asks Thai PM not to send Russian to US
The lawyer for accused Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout filed a last ditch appeal Monday to Thailand's prime minister in an effort to stop his client's extradition to the United States.
Lawyer: Ga. soldier in shooting was on strict diet
An attorney says a Georgia soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor.
Lawyer: Soldier was fasting and in a near-trance when he shot supervisor to death in Ga.
An attorney says a Georgia soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor.
Lawyer: Ga. soldier in shooting was on strict diet
An attorney says a Georgia soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor.
LePard’s attorney files motion to suppress evidence
The attorney for a former Cold Springs teacher accused of solicitation of pornography has filed a motion to suppress evidence he believes was seized after an illegal search.
Lawyer: Ga. soldier in shooting was on strict diet
An attorney says a Georgia soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor.
Lawyer: Ga. soldier in shooting was on strict diet
An attorney says a Georgia soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor.
Lawyer: Ga. soldier in shooting was on strict diet
An attorney says a Georgia soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor.
Statement From Attorney Chris Trebilcock on Behalf of Maureen Stapleton Regarding Recount for the 4th District House ...
In response to Mary Sheffield's request for a recount in the State House 4th District Democratic primary race, Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone Attorney Chris Trebilcock issued the following statement today on behalf of his client, August 3, Democratic Primary Winner Maureen Stapleton:
Defense alleges wrongful arrest in terror plot
The defense lawyer for one of four suspects in an alleged Canadian terror plot accused police on Monday of detaining his client on unrelated charges to further their terrorism investigation.
Lawyer: Ga. soldier in shooting was on strict diet
A soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor who denied his vacation request, his attorney said Monday. Georgia - Health - Weight Loss - Lawyer - Military
Attorney General's Office Offers Free Foreclosure Awareness Video
Terry Goddard, Arizona Attorney General The home foreclosure crisis has caused great pain for families across Arizona. Thousands have lost their homes to foreclosure and many more are at risk. And the problem is made worse by some unscrupulous companies and individuals who claim they can help consumers keep their homes, when what they are really doing is stealing money and making the situation ...
Manning's top lawyer in WikiLeaks case defended Muslim soldier facing execution for murders
An Army private suspected of giving classified material to WikiLeaks has chosen a civilian attorney to lead his defense team.
Manning chooses civilian lawyer in WikiLeaks case
An Army private suspected in one of the biggest leaks of classified information in U.S. history has chosen a civilian attorney to lead his defense team, officials said Monday. Wikileaks - Lawyer - United States - Julian Assange - Law
Lawyer: Ga. soldier in shooting was on strict diet
A soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor who denied his vacation request, his attorney said Monday.
Ohio Attorney General Praises Ruling On Bank Of America Suits
Ohio Attorney General Praises Ruling On Bank Of America Suits
S.E.C. Lawyer Leaves for Steptoe
Mr. Conte, who will join Steptoe’s Washington office as a partner next month, worked at the S.E.C. for nearly 18 years. He played a major role there in a number of the agency’s high-profile lawsuits, including the recent accounting-fraud case against Dell Inc. and the stock-options backdating case against former officers at Comverse Technology . Earlier in the decade, he served as a lead lawyer ...
Manning chooses RI lawyer in WikiLeaks case
An Army private suspected of giving classified material to WikiLeaks has chosen a Rhode Island lawyer to lead his defense team.
'Merchant of Death' writes to Thai PM: lawyer
Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout submitted a letter from jail to the Thai Prime Minister on Monday opposing his extradition and seeking assurances for his safety, his lawyer said.
'Merchant of Death' writes to Thai PM: lawyer
Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout submitted a letter from jail to the Thai Prime Minister on Monday opposing his extradition and seeking assurances for his safety, his lawyer said.
'Merchant of Death' writes to Thai PM: lawyer
Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout submitted a letter from jail to the Thai Prime Minister on Monday opposing his extradition and seeking assurances for his safety, his lawyer said.
Lawyer in Angels' pitcher death appeals
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The lawyer for a man accused in the death of California Angels pitcher Mick Adenhart says she will take a change of venue request to the State Supreme Court. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - California - State Supreme Court - Change of venue - United States
Lawyer: Soldier in shooting was on strict diet
A soldier was fasting to meet strict military weight guidelines and nearly catatonic when he shot and killed a supervisor who denied his vacation request, his attorney said Monday. Health - Weight loss - Military - Shopping - Fasting
Attorney: Beecher water and sewer board members plead not guilty on corruption charges
Four members of the Beecher Metropolitan District have pleaded not guilty to charges of public corruption and face an October jury trial, according to their attorney.
Roofing Company Target of Lawsuit by AR Attorney General
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer protection lawsuit against American Shingle and Siding, Inc., an Atlanta-based home repair company accused of defrauding dozens of Arkansas homeowners.
RI attorney to defend WikiLeaks suspect
An Army private suspected of giving classified material to WikiLeaks has chosen a civilian attorney to lead his defense team.
Iowa Attorney General Criticized for Taking Donation From Egg Recall Farm
A Republican candidate for Iowa attorney general admonished her Democratic opponent -- the state's sitting attorney general --- for accepting a $10,000 donation in 2005 from the owner of the farm now in the middle of a massive egg recall.
NY attorney general candidates target corruption
All five Democratic candidates for New York attorney general promise to make fighting government corruption a high priority, as polls have long shown New Yorkers desperately want.
Five More True Tales From A Tax Lawyer
Tilting at windmills and convincing the IRS that a client's ex-girlfriend deep-sixed his paperwork.
Attorney: District Attorney Wants to Remove Judge from Pharmacist's Murder Trial
District Attorney David Prater wants to remove Judge Tammy Bass-LeSure from pharmacist Jerome Ersland's murder trial, said Ersland's defense attorney Irven Box, putting the case thus far in jeopardy.
Retired lawyer admits child porn charge
A retired lawyer living in Santa Fe pleaded guilty Monday to receiving child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced.
Lawyer: 'Race Matters' In Justice System
Victims, attorneys and wrongfully convicted men are calling for the state to re-examine the death penalty because of racial bias in the justice system. Sparked by the investigation that showed flaws in the State Bureau of Investigation crime lab, lawyers, victims and wrongfully convicted men asked for death sentences to be reviewed. "You look at both the race of the person charged and the race ...
Lawyer criticizes comments by Petit, survivor in Cheshire home invasion
NEW HAVEN — Amid arguments today in Superior Court over freedom of the press vs. Steven J. Hayes’ right to a fair trial in the Cheshire triple homicide, one of Hayes’ attorneys objected to survivor Dr. William Petit Jr. holding “press conferences” while a gag order is in place.
Lawyer criticizes survivor in Conn. home invasion
An attorney for one of two men charged in a deadly 2007 home invasion criticized the sole survivor of the attack that killed his wife and two children, saying he was trying to sway the jury with frequent comments to the news media. Lawyer - Connecticut - Home invasion - Television - Arts
Attorney files motion to reopen case against JCPS
The battle against the controversial Jefferson County Public Schools student assignment plan is not over. It took a new turn on August 30 as attorney Ted Gordon filed a motion to reopen the lawsuit against the school district. Gordon says JCPS' student assignment plan comes down to two words - enroll and attend.
S.C. Attorney General McMaster not alone in 2010 primary failure
The conventional wisdom would have been in Attorney General Henry McMaster's favor going into 2010. There was a crowded field of contenders for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Attorney General asks 'medical expert' to review nursing home injury case
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway 's staff is asking "a medical expert" to review
Attorney Involved in Original Baseball Deal Applauds Lawsuit
Scranton attorney John McGee helped negotiate the original agreement for the franchise back in 1986. He says actions taken in 2007 and 2009 were in clear violation of that original agreement, and he urges everyone who's a baseball fan to pay attention.
US Attorney Smith Calls Work Volume 'Substantial'
Newly appointed US Attorney Peter Smith granted his first television interview to the I-Team. He called his office's workload, "significant."
Lawyer criticizes comments by Petit, survivor in Cheshire home invasion
NEW HAVEN — Amid arguments today in Superior Court over freedom of the press vs. Steven J. Hayes’ right to a fair trial in the Cheshire triple homicide, one of Hayes’ attorneys objected to survivor Dr. William Petit Jr. holding “press conferences” while a gag order is in place.
Democratic NY attorney general candidates target corruption as key campaign issue
But the hot new issue is how the candidates would deal with a proposed Islamic center near ground zero that would include a mosque.