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Mermaids attorney: County waited too long to enforce rules
CURRITUCK — An attorney for a topless nightclub in Point Harbor argued before the Currituck Board of Adjustment Thursday that the county has no right to halt the club’s operations because it waited too long to enforce county zoning laws.
Lawyer: UN court rejects release of Kosovo's ex-PM
The lawyer for Kosovo's former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal rejected his provisional release during his retrial on murder and torture charges.
Disgraced criminal lawyer Chris Comeskey quits court career
Disgraced criminal lawyer Chris Comeskey says he will not return to court work after his nine-month suspension for misconduct is over
Lawyer: UN court rejects release of Kosovo's ex-PM
The lawyer for Kosovo's former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal rejected his provisional release during his retrial on murder and torture charges.
Lawyer: UN war crimes tribunal rejects release of former Kosovo prime minister during retrial
The lawyer for Kosovo's former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal rejected his provisional release during his retrial on murder and torture charges.
Death-penalty lawyer sought for woman accused of strangling kids
Death-penalty lawyer sought for woman accused of strangling kids By stephen hunt The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Sep 10, 2010 02:44PM MDT Farmington • Lawyers for a woman suspected of strangling her two children asked a judge Friday to appoint her an attorney qualified to handle death-penalty cases. Sun Cha Warhola, 44, is accused of killing her 8-year-old son, James, and 7-year-old daughter, Jean ...
Treasury lawyer tapped to replace outgoing pay czar
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it's chosen a Treasury Department lawyer to replace pay czar Kenneth Feinberg, who stepped down today, ending a contentious 14-month tenure.
Lawyer: UN war crimes tribunal rejects release of former Kosovo prime minister during retrial
The lawyer for Kosovo's former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal rejected his provisional release during his retrial on murder and torture charges. ...
Andrew Cuomo won't endorse a Democratic candidate seeking attorney general nomination
ALBANY, N.Y. — Democratic Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Friday he won’t endorse anyone in New York’s five-way Democratic primary next week in the race to replace him. Cuomo told The Associated Press the “leading candidates” have all signed on...
Andrew Cuomo won't make endorsement in NY Attorney General Democratic primary
Andrew Cuomo says he won't endorse anyone in Tuesday's five-way Democratic primary in the race to replace him as New York State Attorney General.
Treasury Lawyer Replaces Feinberg as Pay Czar
Mr. Feinberg was named in mid-June to oversee a $20 billion fund created by BP to compensate victims of the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and he has been winding down his duties as pay czar.
Wausau attorney Gene Linehan dead
Well-known Wausau attorney Gene Linehan died this morning while vacationing on his boat in Bayfield County.
Gov. Jim Doyle to Appoint Outside Lawyer in Stem Cell Battle
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Jim Doyle will appoint an outside lawyer after Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen didn't immediately agree to represent the state in a fight over the future of stem cell research.
Ron Moore, incumbent District Attorney, 28t h Prosecutorial District
I am Ron Moore, the elected district attorney for the 28th Prosecutorial District.
Cobb: A good adoption attorney is hard to find
Cobb: A good adoption attorney is hard to find
Attorney appointed to represent Sun Cha Warhola, mother accused of killing her children
FARMINGTON — An attorney qualified to handle death penalty cases was appointed Friday to represent a Korean woman...
WLNS TV 6 Lansing Jackson Michigan News and Weather - WLNS.COM | Panel suspends license of ex-Kilpatrick attorney
DETROIT (AP) - An attorney representing ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick during a 2007 police whistle-blowers' lawsuit trial and settlement has had his law license suspended.
Attorney representing Bryce Brown advises family not to sue UT, Dooley
There won’t be any legal action.But that doesn’t mean the Bryce Brown situation is anywhere closer to a resolution.
City hires attorney to investigate Bosier
The City of Centennial has contracted with a Denver attorney to investigate a city councilmember’s alleged ethical violations.
Montgomery County FOP asks attorney general to investigate Trachtenberg
The Montgomery County police union has asked the Maryland attorney general to investigate potential financial improprieties involving County Council member Duchy Trachtenberg while she served as an officer in the Maryland chapter of the National Organization for Women.
Kwame Kilpatrick's former attorney has law license suspended
An attorney representing ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick during a 2007 police whistle-blowers' lawsuit trial and settlement has had his law license suspended.
Where The Attorney General Candidates Are This Weekend
The final days. Here's where the Democratic candidates for attorney general will be spending them. Richard Brodsky : At Al Vann's Democratic Club on Saturday morning, then off to a 9/11 memorial on Long Island, at an event with Chinese-Americans in Flushing and making retail stops in Westchester. On Sunday, Brodsky will hit churches in Brooklyn, head to a 9/11 memorial in Brighton, and make ...
Lawyer Picked to Replace Ken Feinberg
Pay Czar Steps Down Amid Accusations he Did Not Act Aggressively to Recoup Pay From Wall Street Bankers
Lawyer Picked to Replace Ken Feinberg
Pay Czar Steps Down Amid Accusations he Did Not Act Aggressively to Recoup Pay From Wall Street Bankers
Lawyer Picked to Replace Ken Feinberg
Pay Czar Steps Down Amid Accusations he Did Not Act Aggressively to Recoup Pay From Wall Street Bankers
Lawyer Picked to Replace Ken Feinberg
Pay Czar Steps Down Amid Accusations he Did Not Act Aggressively to Recoup Pay From Wall Street Bankers
Michigan panel suspends license of ex-Kilpatrick attorney
DETROIT — An attorney representing ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick during a 2007 police whistle-blowers' lawsuit trial and settlement has had his law license suspended.
Death-penalty lawyer appointed for woman accused of killing kids
Death-penalty lawyer appointed for woman accused of killing kids By stephen hunt The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Sep 10, 2010 05:27PM MDT Farmington • A veteran defense attorney qualified to handle death penalty cases was appointed Friday to represent a Layton woman accused of strangling her two children. Sun Cha Warhola, 44, is charged with aggravated murder — which carries the potential for the ...
Rodrigues meets with lawyer after crash with Brady
BROCKTON, Mass. -- Ludgero Rodrigues arrived to his Brockton home with his lawyer on Friday, one day after his collision with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady just blocks from Bradys home in the Back Bay.
Attorney appointed to represent Layton mother accused of killing her children
Just a few weeks before Sun Cha Warhola was charged with killing her two children, she apparently called a Korean newspaper...
Death-penalty lawyer appointed for woman accused of killing kids
Death-penalty lawyer appointed for woman accused of killing kids By stephen hunt The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Sep 11, 2010 12:06AM MDT Farmington • A veteran defense attorney qualified to handle death-penalty cases was appointed Friday to represent a Layton woman accused of strangling her two children. Sun Cha Warhola, 44, is charged with aggravated murder — which carries the potential for the ...
At Rally Agianst ADA Lawyer, Chile Lindo Owner Sort of Loses It
Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Embattled Chile Lindo owner Paula Tejeda organized a rally yesterday to protest the alleged targeting of small Mission businesses by disability lawyer...
Ohio Attorney General headlines Butler County Progressives event
Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray is living proof of a Jeopardy winner. “I made more money in five days on Jeopardy than I did working for the federal government, clerking for the Supreme Court for the entire year,” Cordray said.
Pharmacist's Attorney Asks Court to Limit Evidence in Murder Case
The attorney for the Oklahoma City pharmacist accused of murder is asking that certain evidence not be brought out in trial.
Ex-Kilpatrick lawyer's license suspended over role in text message settlement
The lawyer who represented Kwame Kilpatrick in negotiations aimed at keeping secret the text messages that led to the former mayor's downfall was ordered suspended today by the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board.
U.S. Attorney's office closes officer-involved shooting case
NEW Kennewick Police Chief, Ken Hohenberg received a letter today from U.S. Attorney James McDevitt stating the federal investigation into the death of Christopher Villareal is complete and the file is now closed.
Michigan panel suspends license of ex-Kilpatrick attorney
DETROIT An attorney representing ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick during a 2007 police whistle-blowers' lawsuit trial and settlement has had his law license suspended. Michigan's Attorney Discipline Board ruled today that Samuel McCargo will lose his law license for 179 days for failing to reveal that Kilpatrick may have committed perjury. McCargo also has to pay more than $36,000 in court ...
Attorney Appeals Kwame Kilpatrick Sentence, Conviction
An attorney is appealing the probation violation sentence of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick…alleging that the sentence is overly harsh…and that Kilpatrick should not have been convicted to begin with.    WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter has more…     Kilpatrick is serving a one-and-a-half to five year sentence for violating probation.    But attorney Arnold Reed claims the sentence is too long ...
Selenski attorney seeks delay
Selenski lawyer seeks delayWILKES-BARRE - An attorney for Hugo Selenski requested Thursday that the homicide suspect's trial in connection with his alleged 2003 escape from the Luzerne County Correctional Facility be delayed so he can prepare an adequat
Attorney Bilodeau to present at conference
NORTHPORT — Karen Bilodeau, an attorney at McTeague Higbee in Topsham, will be one of 20 presenters at the 18th Annual Workers’ Compensation Conference, Comp Summit 2010, Sept. 12-14 at Point Lookout Resort in Northport.
Boston attorney: Paul Levy unlikely to be fired
One day after the local chapter of the National Organization for Women called on hospital executive Paul Levy to...
McHenry County state's attorney indicted
Bianchi accused of using county employees and equipment for political purposes Misconduct allegations that fueled a bitter election two years ago in McHenry County resurfaced Friday when the sitting state's attorney was charged in a 17-page felony indictment.
Lawyer asks state to reduce sentence for woman involved in crash that terminated fetuses
BENNINGTON – A lawyer representing a woman who admitted to causing a crash in 2009 that caused a Bennington woman to lose the twin 6-month old fetuses she was carrying is asking the court to... ... - By Patrick McArdle STAFF WRITER
Lawyer asks state to reduce sentence for woman involved in crash that terminated fetuses
BENNINGTON – A lawyer representing a woman who admitted to causing a crash in 2009 that caused a Bennington woman to lose the twin 6-month old fetuses she was carrying is asking the court to reduce her 30 month prison sentence by six months. ... - By Patrick McArdle STAFF WRITER
Local attorney appointed Rio Grande judge
ALAMOSA — Gov. Bill Ritter has appointed an Alamosa attorney as the new Rio Grande County Court judge. Patrick Henry Hayes Jr. will replace Rio Grande County Court Judge Michael Trujillo effective Jan. 11, 2011.
City hires attorney to investigate Bosier
The City of Centennial has contracted with a Denver attorney to investigate a city councilmember’s alleged ethical violations.
Lawyer: Reduce sentence for woman involved in crash where fetuses died
BENNINGTON — A lawyer representing a woman who admitted to causing a crash in 2009 that caused a Bennington woman to lose the twin, 6-month old fetuses she was carrying is asking the court to reduce her 30-month prison sentence by six months. ... - By Patrick McArdle STAFF WRITER
Mermaids attorney: County waited too long to enforce rules
CURRITUCK — An attorney for a topless nightclub in Point Harbor argued before the Currituck Board of Adjustment Thursday that the county has no right to halt the club’s operations because it waited too long to enforce county zoning laws.
Lawyer on corruption rap goes it alone
Attorney-at-law Conrad Powell is representing himself at his trial for an alleged breach of the Corruption Prevention Act.
Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer during text message scandal is suspended six months
Kwame Kilpatrick's personal lawyer during the text message scandal has been suspended from practicing law for nearly six months for failing to report Kilpatrick's lies at trial and for attempting to hide the incriminating texts through a secret settlement deal.