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Bellevue awarded attorney fees in Coal Creek home dispute
The city of Bellevue was awarded attorney's fees in a battle between the city and a homeowner who claimed the city mismanaged stormwater and sediment in the Coal Creek basin.
Lawyer Jansz rumored to be new circuit judge
Private civil attorney Michael C. Jansz of Ottawa will replace retiring Judge James L. Brusatte in the 13th Judicial Circuit Court's family division, according to sources close to the selection process. Jansz, 47, was reportedly chosen to judicial vacancy
Cuomo endorses Schneiderman for attorney general
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo gave an endorsement Sunday for Eric Schneiderman to replace him as attorney general.
Dean, Jepsen Argue About The Scope, Power Of Attorney General's Office
Candidates Debate In Hartford The two candidates for state attorney general argued Thursday about whether the office has become too big and powerful, but Republican Martha Dean and Democrat George Jepsen both promised during their debate to push policies that boost business growth and job creation.
Wellington lawyer missing
Police are appealing for information about the disappearance of a Wellington lawyer and conservationist.
New appeal for sightings of missing Wellington lawyer
Police today renewed an appeal for information about Wellington lawyer Robert Logan, who disappeared more than a month ago. read more
New appeal for sightings of missing lawyer
Police today renewed an appeal for information about Wellington lawyer Robert Logan, who disappeared more than a month ago
Cuomo Endorses Schneiderman for NY Attorney General
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is endorsing Democratic state Sen. Eric Schneiderman to replace him come election-time. Schneiderman is the Democratic nominee for the attorney general job. Cuomo is running on the Democratic ticket for governor.
Cuomo Endorses Schneiderman for NY Attorney General
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is endorsing Democratic state Sen. Eric Schneiderman to replace him come election-time. Schneiderman is the Democratic nominee for the attorney general job. Cuomo is running on the Democratic ticket for governor.
Michael Lohan 'threatens Lindsay lawyer'
Michael Lohan allegedly leaves threatening voicemail and text messages for daughter Lindsay's lawyer.
Lawyer: US Wants To Hush Anti-War Activists
CHICAGO -- FBI agents in Chicago took a laptop and documents from the home of a Palestinian-American anti-war activist in an attempt to silence his advocacy, an attorney said Sunday.
Lawyer: US Wants To Hush Anti-War Activists
CHICAGO -- FBI agents in Chicago took a laptop and documents from the home of a Palestinian-American anti-war activist in an attempt to silence his advocacy, an attorney said Sunday.
Attorney: Feds trying to quiet anti-war activists
FBI agents in Chicago took a laptop and documents from the home of a Palestinian-American anti-war activist in an attempt to silence his advocacy, an attorney said Sunday.
Police seek missing Wgtn lawyer, conservationist
Wellington Police investigating the disappearance of lawyer and conservationist Robert Logan more than a month ago are urging anyone with any information to come forward.
State attorney general to investigate pay of city managers who make more than $300,000
San Bernardino County's chief administrator and city managers in San Bernardino, Fontana and Rancho Cucamonga - all of whom make more than $300,000 per year in salary and benefits - could come under scrutiny from California Attorney General Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown.
DA race turns negative
The campaign for district attorney in Johnston, Lee and Harnett counties is heating up as incumbent Susan Doyle and challenger George Murphy mount attacks against each other.
Petit family wants attorney held in contempt of court for violating gag order
NEW HAVEN —The Petit family and an attorney for Joshua Komisarjevsky, who is awaiting trial in the Cheshire triple homicide, issued dueling statements on the courthouse steps Friday, ending with the Petits calling for a contempt of court citation against the attorney.
Attorney general targets online adult ads
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Petit family wants attorney held in contempt of court for violating gag order
NEW HAVEN —The Petit family and an attorney for Joshua Komisarjevsky, who is awaiting trial in the Cheshire triple homicide, issued dueling statements on the courthouse steps Friday, ending with the Petits calling for a contempt of court citation against the attorney.
Demi Moore settles Australia magazine case: lawyer
Hollywood actress Demi Moore has reached an out-of-court settlement with an Australian gossip magazine which printed photos of celebrities at a party she threw in 2008 her lawyer said Monday.
Demi Moore settles Australia magazine case: lawyer
Hollywood actress Demi Moore has reached an out-of-court settlement with an Australian gossip magazine which printed photos of celebrities at a party she threw in 2008, her lawyer said Monday.
US Attorney for ND
The new U.S. attorney for North Dakota says his priorities are maintaining national security, increasing safety on American Indian reservations and continuing to combat methamphetamine distribution.
District Attorney Dan Donovan tries to keep AG race civil
AP file photoD.A. Dan Donovan, 53, looks to become the first Staten Islander elected to statewide office since the 1800s. ANALYSISSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The battle for state attorney general has gotten off to an incendiary start, with Republican Daniel...
Lawyer: US Wants To Hush Anti-War Activists
FBI agents in Chicago took a laptop and documents from the home of a Palestinian-American anti-war activist in an attempt to silence his advocacy, an attorney said Sunday.
Attorney general hopefuls seek to distance themselves from Blumenthal
A debate Thursday between the two candidates for attorney general was as much about the man who now holds the seat — Democrat Richard Blumenthal — as it was about the candidates themselves.
Cuomo Backs Schneiderman In AG Race
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo took sides in the state attorney general race Sunday, throwing his support behind Democratic nominee Eric Schneiderman during a news conference in Central Park.
Attorney general opposes AT&T layoffs
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday protested to the state Department of Public Utility Control, asking the panel to reject AT&T’s plan to lay off 151 workers in the state.
President Not To Pick Attorney General From Political Party
JAKARTA, Sept 27 (Bernama) -- President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will not pick attorney general from political parties but to consider names from outside the Attorney General Office (AGO), Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.
President Not To Pick Attorney General From Political Party
JAKARTA, Sept 27 (Bernama) -- President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will not pick attorney general from political parties but to consider names from outside the Attorney General Office (AGO), Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.
President Not To Pick Attorney General From Political Party
JAKARTA, Sept 27 (Bernama) -- President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will not pick attorney general from political parties but to consider names from outside the Attorney General Office (AGO), Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.
Attorney: HS principals rebuffed attempt to stop webcam monitoring
A lawyer in the webcam suit against the Lower Merion School District has asked a judge for a second time to have the district pay $418,000 in fees associated with the plaintiffs’ costs.
CORRECTED: Demi Moore settles Australia magazine case: lawyer
MELBOURNE, Sept 27, 2010 (AFP) - - Hollywood actress Demi Moore has reached an out-of-court settlement with an Australian gossip magazine which printed photos of celebrities at a party she threw in 2008, her lawyer said Monday.
Demi Moore settles Australia magazine case: lawyer
MELBOURNE, Sept 27, 2010 (AFP) - - Hollywood actress Demi Moore has reached an out-of-court settlement with an Australian gossip magazine which printed photos of celebrities at a party she threw in 2008, her lawyer said Monday.
Petit family wants attorney held in contempt of court for violating gag order
NEW HAVEN —The Petit family and an attorney for Joshua Komisarjevsky, who is awaiting trial in the Cheshire triple homicide, issued dueling statements on the courthouse steps Friday, ending with the Petits calling for a contempt of court citation against the attorney.
Mo. Gaming Commission lawyer replaced
JEFFERSON CITY -- The top lawyer at the Missouri Gaming Commission has been replaced as the agency considers who will get the state's final casino license, potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
President not to pick attorney general from political party
JAKARTA, Monday 27 September 2010 (Bernama) -- President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will not pick attorney general from political parties but to consider names from outside the Attorney General Office (AGO), Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.
Attorney: HS principals rebuffed attempt to stop webcam monitoring
A lawyer in the webcam suit against the Lower Merion School District has asked a judge for a second time to have the district pay $418,000 in fees associated with the plaintiffs’ costs.
Petit family wants attorney held in contempt of court for violating gag order
NEW HAVEN —The Petit family and an attorney for Joshua Komisarjevsky, who is awaiting trial in the Cheshire triple homicide, issued dueling statements on the courthouse steps Friday, ending with the Petits calling for a contempt of court citation against the attorney.
Ga. Attorney Arrested on Drug Charges for Giving Prescription Pills to Friend
Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have arrested a criminal defense lawyer who was acquitted last year of federal money laundering charges, charging him with eight felony counts of drug distribution for giving 11 prescription pills to a friend who turned out to be an undercover informant. J.
State attorney charges 13 ČEZ "commando" members
Olomouc, North Moravia, Sept 24 (CTK) - A Czech state attorney has charged 13 members of the former "commando" of the CEZ power company who are suspected of the use of coarse methods in exacting debts for illegal power consumption, CTK learnt Friday.
Demi Moore settles Australia magazine case: lawyer
MELBOURNE (AFP) - Hollywood actress Demi Moore has reached an out-of-court settlement with an Australian gossip magazine which printed photos of celebrities at a party she threw in 2008, her lawyer said Monday.
No cause yet in Farmington Hills attorney's strange death
At more than 400 pounds, Farmington Hills attorney Lloyd Johnson was morbidly obese and beset with a stubborn infection and damaged organs when he died last week, according to the Oakland County medical examiner.
Written judgment in English invalid - lawyer
PUTRAJAYA, Monday 27 September 2010 (Bernama) -- Court judgments written in the English language is invalid, the Federal Court here was told today.
Justice delayed far too long for a family reduced to poverty and despair
A prominent Vancouver lawyer must pay more than $500,000 for mishandling a lawsuit involving a 1992 Hong Kong car accident that left a well-known conservative author and businessman brain damaged and impoverished.
Proceedings to remove Kratz will begin today
CHILTON The first proceedings in the removal of embattled Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz take place today.
Family hopeful missing Wellington lawyer still alive
The family of Wellington lawyer Robert Logan, missing for over a month, believe he could still be alive.
Lawyer charged with falsifying documents and cheating
KUALA LUMPUR, Monday 27 September 2010 (Bernama)-- A lawyer pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court today with falsifying land documents and cheating officials of a Land and Mines Office here three years ago.
Check with Bar Council on lawyers: Police
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 27, 2010): An average of one white-collar crime involving lawyers is being reported every day nationwide and the public are advised to consult the Bar Council before engaging any lawyer.
Criminal probe ends; school district orders fresh audit
Weeks after the Orange-Osceola State Attorney's Office concluded no criminal wrongdoing occurred in the construction division of Orange County schools, the district has tapped a private auditing firm to determine how well the office is being run.
DA race turns negative
SMITHFIELD - The campaign for district attorney in Johnston, Lee and Harnett counties is heating up as incumbent Susan Doyle and challenger George Murphy mount attacks against each other.