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Attorney for Democrats tells Ga. Supreme Court the photo-ID law is unconstitutional
Requiring a picture ID card to vote violates the state constitution, an attorney for the Democratic Party of Georgia told the Supreme Court Tuesday afternoon. But an attorney hired by the state ...
Lawyer Says Convert's Supporters Defamed Him
A former lawyer for the Muslim parents of a girl who ran away from home after converting to Christianity says in a $10 million federal lawsuit that a blogger and a former attorney for the girl defamed him by alleging he has contacts with terrorists and criminals.
San Francisco attorney to arbitrate impasse between firefighters, Clark County
A San Francisco attorney with extensive legal experience will be the arbitrator in a yet-to-be-scheduled hearing between Clark County and the local firefighters union.
Attorney: Woman attacked husband day before he was stabbed
Update: Thursday, Sept. 9 at 5:05 p.m. The U.S. Attorney said the night before the Sept. 4 stabbing, Favors attacked her husband, Charles, inside their home, biting him and stabbing him in the chest before breaking a plate and coffee cup over his head.
Attorney: gradual progress in rectifying bookkeeping, upload practices in recorder’s 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 recorder’s office.
Lehman Creditors Committee's Lawyer at Milbank Charges $1,050 an Hour
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. creditors’ lawyer Dennis Dunne of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP bills the defunct firm at $1,050 an hour for services to the creditors committee after raising his fee in January from $995 an hour, according to a court filing today.
Attorney Fred Tecce Interview on H-P Suit Against Hurd
Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Fred Tecce, a lawyer at McShea Tecce and a former U.S. attorney, talks with Bloomberg's Julie Hyman about Hewlett-Packard Co.'s lawsuit against former Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd, who was hired by Oracle Corp. as a president, to force the executive to comply with agreements to protect confidential information.
Attorney: Gun into court 'a careless mistake'
WEST CHESTER – The Phoenixville man who was caught bringing a gun into the Chester County Justice Center escaped further prison time while entering a guilty plea Tuesday.
Lazarenko's lawyer denies reports of his return to Ukraine
The lawyer of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko, Maryna Dolhopola, has denied reports that Lazarenko is allegedly planning to return to Ukraine to participate in the local elections, which were published in the media on her behalf on Tuesday.
Leading Labor & Employment Lawyer Scott A. Faust Joins Proskauer
BOSTON----Nationally recognized labor and employment lawyer Scott A. Faust has joined Proskauer’s Boston office as a Partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department, enhancing the firm’s labor-management relations and employment law capabilities, and further fueling the department’s global expansion.
Live blog from the Baltimore City state’s attorney debate
Legal affairs writer Brendan Kearney will be providing live coverage of the debate between Baltimore City State’s Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy and her primary opponents, Gregg Bernstein and Sheryl Lansey, at the University of Baltimore School of Law, Tuesday night from 5:00 to 7:00. To read his posts, click here for our law blog, [...]
Attorney general investigating fake' campaign ballots
The state's attorney general is investigating allegations of campaign fraud after a Prince George's County senator complained his opponents are circulating false sample voting ballots to fool voters before Tuesday's primary elections.
Kansas attorney general files capital murder charges in the death of a teenager
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six announced on Tuesday that capital murder charges had been filed against Adam Joseph Longoria, 36, of Great Bend, in the death of Alicia DeBolt. The complaint says that
Kelly attorney asks for Judge Skeen's recusal or removal
One of the defendants in the Mineola Swinger's Club case was back in court. Patrick 'Booger Red' Kelly was supposed to be asking for a bond reduction this morning, but instead his attorney filed a second motion to recuse Judge Jack Skeen from the case. CBS 19's Michele Reese has more.
Attorney general seeks freeze of trooper’s assets
The Indiana attorney general filed a lawsuit Tuesday to freeze the assets of a former state trooper, alleging he embezzled about $89,000 from the Indiana Toll Road post near Bristol.
Wikileaks founder requests new lawyer in rape case
Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, the whistleblowing website, has requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation.
Craigslist urged to drop adult services worldwide
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and national nonprofit organizations said Tuesday they want Craigslist to be "a model for good policy" and officially get rid of its adult services section globally.
Alameda County District Attorney Clears Lena Tam of False Charges
ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A rally in support of Alameda City Councilwoman Lena Tam today celebrated a conclusive finding by the Alameda County District Attorney’s office which flatly rejected the Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant’s attempt to use false accusations and Alameda City funds to remove the Councilwoman from office. Putting an end to Gallant’s transparent political smear ...
Holder: Quran burning idiotic and dangerous
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the planned burning of the Quran at a Florida church idiotic and dangerous.
Attorney General files lawsuit against former State Police Post Commander
On Tuesday Indiana Attorney General, Greg Zoeller, filed a lawsuit to freeze the assets of 58 year-old Dallard Tackett.
Attorney General Holder tells religious leaders burning Quran is 'idiotic and dangerous'
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the planned burning of the Quran at a Florida church idiotic and dangerous. That's the word from religious leaders who met with Holder for nearly an hour Tuesday to discuss recent attacks on Muslims and mosques around the United States.
Lawyer: Cop's shooting a misunderstanding?
The shooting of a Fremont police officer in East Oakland could have been the result of a "tragic misunderstanding" by an alleged gang member, the suspect's attorney said Tuesday after the defendant made his first court appearance in front of dozens of... Police officer - Lawyer - Law - Defendant - Law Enforcement
Democratic Candidates For Attorney General Debate On NY1
The five candidates vying to be the state's next Attorney General squared off tonight during a live debate on NY1. | Watch the debate live on NY1 .
Lawyer wants charge stayed during Toronto 18 sentencing hearing
The lawyer for one of the final men convicted in the "Toronto 18" terrorism plot has asked a Superior Court judge to stay one of the charges against his client.
Lawyer wants charge stayed during Toronto 18 sentencing hearing
The lawyer for one of the final men convicted in the "Toronto 18" terrorism plot has asked a Superior Court judge to stay one of the charges against his client.
Conn. AG Blumenthal, anti-child trafficking groups want Craigslist to remove adult services
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and national nonprofit organizations said Tuesday they want Craigslist to be "a model for good policy" and officially get rid of its adult service...
Attorney General Holder tells religious leaders burning Quran is 'idiotic and dangerous'
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the planned burning of the Quran at a Florida church idiotic and dangerous.
Defense attorney asks regional judge to reconsider
TYLER - It was a scheduled bail hearing for Patrick Kelly, a man on trial for what police say was his involvement in the 2007 Mineola Swinger's Club case.  The allegation, Kelly forced kids to perform sexual acts on each other in front
Holder: Quran burning idiotic and dangerous
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the planned burning of the Quran at a Florida church idiotic and dangerous. Islam - Eric Holder - Religion and Spirituality - United States - Florida
Judge contests attorney age limit
ANNAPOLIS — An attorney for a circuit court judge forced into retirement at age 70 by the state constitution told a skeptical Maryland high court on Tuesday that mandatory retirement applies only to sitting judges. Attorneys older than 70 who have never been judges may seek gubernatorial appointment or popular election to the circuit court [...]
Assange requests new lawyer
STOCKHOLM - WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange on Tuesday requested a new lawyer to represent him in the ongoing Swedish rape investigation and suggested the allegations against him could stem from personal conflicts. In an interview with Swedish TV4, Assange said his previous comments that the rape allegations were part of a smear campaign had been taken out of context. 'I never said the word CIA ...
Lawyer: State investment suit continues
A former chief investment officer of New Mexico's educational pension plan is moving ahead with a whistle-blower lawsuit seeking to recover money for the state because of alleged fraud involving public investments.
Attorney General Holder tells religious leaders burning Qur’an is 'idiotic and dangerous'
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the planned burning of the Qur’an at a Florida church idiotic and dangerous.
Gaga & Bieber lawyer threatens comic bosses
A lawyer working for Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has threatened legal action against comic book creators over a series of unauthorised cartoon strips.
Democratic Candidates For Attorney General Debate On NY1
With primary day quickly approaching, the five Democrats vying for state attorney general squared off Tuesday night in a debate hosted by NY1. | Watch the full debate
US attorney general calls Koran burning 'idiotic and dangerous'
A religious leader who met with Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday said the top US law enforcement official described as "idiotic and dangerous" a Florida church's plan to burn copies of the Koran.
Coroner: Local Attorney Bludgeoned To Death
A woman accused of killing a Salinas attorney made her first appearance in court, and prosecutors charged her with premeditated murder.
Lawyer may be missing link
KUALA LUMPUR: Police believe that a missing lawyer could hold the key to the disappearance of missing millionaire Datuk Sooselawati Lawiya and three others.
Holder calls Quran-burning plan 'idiotic'
Attorney General Eric Holder calls the planned burning of the Quran at a Florida church "idiotic and dangerous." Pastor says the Sept. 11 protest is on, but he's praying about it.
Ex-lawyer dies in Perth crash
A SINGAPOREAN lawyer who gave up her career to pursue a veterinary degree in Australia was killed in a car crash in Perth last Friday, just short of her graduation. Ms Celina Chua, 30, would have been able to fulfil her lifelong dream of becoming a vet in just five weeks, after completing her second degree in veterinary medicine at Murdoch University.
Lawyer: Bomb suspect to be released
Two new arrests bolster defense of ex-wife of pipe bomb target.
Attorney General Addresses 'Invisible Epidemic'
Montana's attorney general unveils a new plan against prescription drug abuse, which he calls 'The Invisible Epidemic.'
Pittsylvania County hopes to hire full-time attorney by spring
The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors took the first step toward hiring a full-time attorney Tuesday.
N.L. man ill when he killed woman: lawyer
A 23-year-old central Newfoundland man convicted of killing his stepmother was mentally ill when the crime happened, according to his lawyer.
US attorney general calls Quran burning 'idiotic and dangerous'
A religious leader who met with Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday said the top US law enforcement official described as "idiotic and dangerous" a Florida church's plan to burn copies of the Quran.
Delaware Attorney General Biden applauds Craigslist's decision to remove adult advertisements
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE : Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden on Tuesday said that Craigslist did the correct thing by eliminating the section of its U.S. internet site featuring adult-themed classified advertisements.
N.J. Attorney General to review role of Race to the Top consultant after failed application
Newark schools official flagged error for $500K consultant, who said application could not be changed after June 1 deadline
Lawyer-Writers Explore Their Creative Interests
Novelist David Fulmer says the fiction writing class he has taught in Decatur, Ga., for the past four years has drawn all types of people, but one group stands out: lawyers. "I never went looking for lawyers, but I've had at least one attorney in almost every class," says Fulmer. "If you have the creative gene -- whatever it is, a germ perhaps -- eventually you have to address it," says civil ...
US attorney general calls Koran burning 'idiotic and dangerous': religious leader
WASHINGTON, Tuesday 7 September 2010 (AFP) - A religious leader who met with Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday said the top US law enforcement official described as "idiotic and dangerous" a Florida church's plan to burn copies of the Koran on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Former Bellevue attorney admits guilt in state's largest mortgage-fraud scheme
A former Bellevue attorney entered a plea agreement last week over alleged connections with the state's largest mortgage-fraud scheme. Jacob A. Korn, of Seattle, pleaded guilty to charges of willful failure to file a tax return and willful failure to supply information to the IRS. Federal prosecutors say Korn did not report real-estate transactions that he helped close, and also did not file an ...