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Gonzalez's lawyer wants off Billings murder case
Gonzalez's lawyer wants off Billings murder case - The lead suspect in the murders of Byrd and Melani
No GOP Opponent for Biden in Attorney General Race
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden is not going to face a Republican opponent this fall.
Update: Government appoints Attorney General Silvio Camilleri to Chief Justice
Attorney General Silvio Camilleri is to be sworn in as Chief Justice, succeeding Vincent de Gaetano who will take up his post as Judge at the European Court of Human Rights on September 9.
Defense attorney wants DNA evidence excluded from carjack slaying trial
Mount Clemens -- An attorney for one of the defendants in the abduction and murder of a Chesterfield Township man said Wednesday he will seek to exclude newly found DNA evidence that linked a bullet fragment to the victim.
Andrew Lockshin: Suspended attorney facing possible contempt
FREMONT -- A suspended attorney could be held in contempt of court after he failed to explain to the Ohio Supreme Court why he didn't turn over his attorney registration card.
Attorney general candidate targets public corruption
NEWBURGH – Sean Coffey, one of five Democratic candidates for state attorney general, said he believes an “aggressive, independent and well-skilled attorney general can cut the cost of government by going after corruption.”
US attorney: State Sen. Ulysses Currie indicted • Region (www.HometownAnnapolis.com - The ...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — State Sen. Ulysses Currie, chairman of a legislative committee that steers $32 billion in state spending, is accused of illegally using his influence to benefit a grocery store chain, the U.S. attorney's office announced Wednesday.
DELAWARE: No GOP opponent for Biden in attorney general race
DOVER — Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden is not going to face a Republican opponent this fall.
US Attorney warns of 3 scams circulating in NMI, Guam
U.S. Attorney Alicia A.G. Limtiaco is warning the public that there are at least three scams currently circulating in Guam and in the Northern Mariana Islands.
Judge picks new attorney in cop slaying
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A judge has appointed a new attorney to represent a man accused of killing three Pittsburgh police officers. Allegheny County Judge Jeffrey Manning appointed James DePasquale to head the defense team for Richard Poplawski.
Lawyer: DiPace has won’t resign as Democratic town chairman following arrest
ENFIELD — The Democratic town chairman has no intention of resigning his post following his arrest last week on an assault charge and plans to plead not guilty, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Vuvuzela can't be patented - lawyer
According to lawyer Dale Verster, it's not legally possible to patent the vuvuzela.
El Paso lawyer, ex-city rep David Escobar turns himself in to FBI
El Paso lawyer and former city representative David Escobar turned himself into the FBI at 8 a.m. today. Escobar was accompanied by his lawyer, Sib Abraham. Abraham said he had not seen the indictment, but was confident that Escobar had done nothing wrong.
Iranian lawyer reunited with family in Norway
Family of Mohammad Mostafaie arrives in Norway on a tourist visa, mulls political asylum.
Defense attorney wants DNA evidence excluded from carjack slaying trial
Mount Clemens -- An attorney for one of the defendants in the abduction and murder of a Chesterfield Township man said Wednesday he will seek to exclude newly found DNA evidence that linked a bullet fragment to the victim.
Attorney questions why police stopped Paris Hilton's SUV
An attorney for Paris Hilton's boyfriend raised questions about whether Las Vegas police were justified in pulling over her SUV Friday night, prompting the actress' arrest for allegedly possessing cocaine. Hilton was arrested Saturday with her boyfriend, Las Vegas nightclub...
Lawyer wants Dutch cardinal's evidence on sex abuse
By Harro ten Wolde
Lawyer wants Dutch cardinal's evidence on sex abuse
By Harro ten Wolde
Lawyer wants Dutch cardinal's evidence on sex abuse
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Cardinal Ad Simonis, a former head of the Dutch Catholic Church, could become the first senior Church official to testify in a Dutch court in a sexual abuse case involving a former priest, a lawyer said on Thursday.
Ghana's Attorney General Says S&P's Sovereign Debt Downgrade Was `Absurd'
Standard & Poor’s downgrade of Ghana ’s sovereign-debt rating was “absurd” given that the West African country is about to start producing oil, Attorney General Betty Mould-Idrissu said.
Federal agents receive U.S. Attorney 's Award
Edward J. Tarver, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, announced the 2010 recipients of the District's annual United States Attorney's Award.
Ex-attorney accused in prison drug-smuggling case
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- An investigator says a retired Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges for trying to smuggle heroin-filled condoms into an Indiana federal prison claims to have done it several times before.
Ex-attorney accused in prison drug-smuggling case
Associated Press - September 2, 2010 12:24 PM ET TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - An investigator says a retired Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges for trying to smuggle heroin-filled...
Murder suspect's attorney asks for Bisard records
The attorney for a man accused of killing four people in 2008 is asking for all police records involving Officer Bisard.
Angry lawyer to grill Law & Order 's Dick Wolf
A Manhattan Supreme Court Justice has ruled that Law & Order producer Dick Wolf must face questions from a New York lawyer who charges that the TV series ripped off his story from the headlines and defamed him in the process. The award-winning producer and several Law & Order colleagues had been trying for years to dismiss the 2004 lawsuit from Manhattan attorney Ravi Batra, who claimed that a ...
Lawyer criticizes survivor in Conn. home invasion
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — 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 for terror suspect wants details
TORONTO, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A lawyer for an Iranian-born Canadian says he needs "every scrap of information" linking his client to terrorism in order to defend him. Terrorism - Canada - Iran - Lawyer - Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Local lawyer challenges Ferguson for Ward 12
Brenda Cox-Graham says Hamilton councillors could have used some of her negotiating skills in dealing with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
SC attorney buys Five Diamond Woodlands Inn
A South Carolina attorney has bought the Woodlands Inn, the only property in the state with the Forbes Five Star and the AAA Five Diamond ratings for accommodations and dining.
Iran stoning lawyer reunited with family
The lawyer who defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran was reunited with his family in Norway Thursday.
Lawyer in Iran stoning case reunited with wife, daughter in Norway
The lawyer who defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran was reunited with his family in Norway Thursday.
TAYLOR: District's attorney looking into issue with high school bleachers
TAYLOR –– The school district’s attorney will begin looking into ongoing problems with the Truman athletic field bleachers.
Charleston attorney buys Woodlands Inn
Charleston attorney Johnny Linton has purchased the Woodlands Inn , an upscale hotel and restaurant in Summerville originally built in 1906 as a private mansion.
Iran stoning lawyer reunited with family
The lawyer who defended a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran was reunited with his family in Norway Thursday. Mohammad Mostafaei said he was pleased his wife and 7-year-old daughter were allowed to travel to Norway on tourist visas. In August, the 31-... Iran - Norway - Stoning - Capital punishment - Lawyer
APNewsBreak: Ohio inmate death sentence commuted
A lawyer familiar with the decision says Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland has commuted the death sentence of an inmate who claims innocence in a triple slaying.
State's attorney Barsanti appointed as judge
Kane County State's Attorney John Barsanti will become a circuit court judge in the 16th Judicial Circuit by the year's end.
Former Fort Smith Attorney Appeal Denied
Former Fort Smith attorney Oscar Stilley is still serving time in a Federal prison for threatening a judge with criminal charges.
Attorney accused in prison drug-smuggling case
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- An investigator says an Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges for trying to smuggle heroin-filled condoms into an Indiana federal prison claims to have done it several times before.
FBI: Ill. attorney accused of trying to smuggle drugs into prison says he'd done it before
An FBI agent says an Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges that he tried to smuggle a heroin-filled condom into an Indiana federal prison claims to have done it repeatedly, exploiting...
Attorney accused in prison drug-smuggling case
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - An investigator says an Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges for trying to smuggle heroin-filled condoms into an Indiana federal prison claims to have done it several times before.
Attorney accused in prison drug-smuggling case
An FBI agent says an Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges that he tried to smuggle heroin-filled condom into an Indiana federal prison claims to have done it repeatedly, exploiting greater privacy privileges...
Attorney accused in prison drug-smuggling case
An FBI agent says an Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges that he tried to smuggle a heroin-filled condom into an Indiana federal prison claims to have done it repeatedly, exploiting greater privacy privileges lawyers are afforded in the lockups.
Lawyer says Heat's Udonis Haslem innocent in pot arrest
A passenger in Udonis Haslem's vehicle told the Florida Highway Patrol that marijuana found after a weekend traffic stop on a South Florida highway was his.
Ex-attorney accused in prison drug-smuggling case
An investigator says a retired Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges for trying to smuggle heroin-filled condoms into an Indiana federal prison claims to have done it several times before.
Attorney accused in prison drug-smuggling case
An FBI agent says an Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges that he tried to smuggle heroin-filled condom into an Indiana federal prison claims to have done it repeatedly, exploiting greater privacy privileges...
Attorney accused in prison drug-smuggling case
An FBI agent says an Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges that he tried to smuggle heroin-filled condom into an Indiana federal prison claims to have done it repeatedly, exploiting greater privacy privileges...
Attorney accused in prison drug-smuggling case
An FBI agent says an Illinois defense attorney facing federal charges that he tried to smuggle a heroin-filled condom into an Indiana federal prison claims to have done it repeatedly, exploiting greater privacy privileges lawyers are afforded in the lockups.
Attorney says recall committee has two official members
FLINT, Michigan — The attorney for the Committee to Recall Dayne Walling said a list of people associated with the committee should not have said they were on the committee. Attorney F. Anthony Lubkin said several individuals listed as members of...
TAYLOR: District's attorney looking into issue with high school bleachers
TAYLOR –– The school district’s attorney will begin looking into ongoing problems with the Truman athletic field bleachers.
Attorney General Launches Monsanto Inquiry
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has launched an inquiry into the marketing practices of the Monsanto Company regarding its Roundup Ready 2 Yield (RR2) soybean trait.