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Calumet Co. District Attorney Ken Kratz accused of sexting "intends to resign"
Kratz expected to resign prior to Oct. 8th The attorney for the Wisconsin prosecutor who acknowledged sending sexually harassing text messages to a domestic abuse victim says the DA will resign his office.
Lawyer charged with falsifying documents and cheating
Monday, September 27th, 2010 18:49:00 KUALA LUMPUR: 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. On the first charge, S. Tersaim, 60, was charged with fraudulently using as genuine forged documents, namely, Form 14A National Land Code, to transfer land ownership from a businessman ...
Lawyer Charged With Falsifying Documents And Cheating
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 (Bernama)-- A lawyer pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court on Monday with falsifying land documents and cheating officials of a Land and Mines Office here three years ago.
Vt. attorney general to address human trafficking
Vermont's attorney general will host a community meeting Tuesday on the topic of human trafficking. Attorney general - Vermont - United States - Women - Women's Rights
Lawyer charged with falsifying documents and cheating
KUALA LUMPUR: 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.
Vermont attorney general to address human trafficking
William Sorrell was named to chair a task force on the subject that is preparing a report on ways to raise public awareness about the practice of trafficking in human beings — for labor or sex purposes — when the victims are under 18.
Attorney Wants Schlichtemeier Out Of Jail
The attorney for the man charged in the deaths of four motorcyclists last month wants his client out of jail so he can continue getting help for his alcohol problems and to prepare his defense.
Attorney: Feds trying to quiet Chicago activists
CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for a Chicago anti-war activist whose home was searched by the FBI says the federal government is trying to quiet activists.
Attorney says 'sexting' Wisconsin prosecutor to resign
A Wisconsin prosecutor facing removal from office over accusations that he used his position to seek relationships with women will resign instead, his attorney said today.
Lawyer 'shot to protect officers'
A police marksman breaks down as he describes how he shot an armed barrister in London to protect himself and his colleagues.
Lindsay's lawyer is living La Vida Lohan
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer is ready for her close-up.
Lawyer 'shot to protect officers'
A police marksman breaks down as he describes how he shot an armed barrister in London to protect himself and his colleagues.
Lottery scam promises riches, delivers deception
The Washington Attorney General’s Office warns that popular scams purporting payouts of unclaimed prizes from Publisher’s Clearinghouse and other lottery organizations typically start with an oversized envelope. The envelope contains a check and a phone number promised to be answered by a claims representative who will tell the big “winner” what to do next.
9 appointed to Hudson County lawyer ethics committee
File photoNine people were appointed to Hudson County's lawyer ethics committee. Nine people were recently appointed to the Hudson County attorney ethics committee, which investigates and prosecutes ethics cases involving New Jersey attorneys, as reported in today’s Jersey Journal. The...
Sexting Wisconsin prosecutor to resign
The lawyer representing the Wisconsin prosecutor who has admitting sending sexually charged text messages said Calumet County District Attorney Kenneth Kratz "intends on resigning."
The American Lawyer Names Chris Johnson as Chief European Correspondent
NEW YORK----The American Lawyer today announced the appointment of Chris Johnson as chief European correspondent for the publication. Johnson, who will be based in London, served as a senior reporter for Legal Business, a U.K. publication.
Vermont attorney general to address human trafficking
Vermont's attorney general will host a community meeting Tuesday on the topic of human trafficking.
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*O'Connor's attorney claims child porn photos were fakes
WINCHESTER -- The attorney for a former local TV news reporter charged with having child pornography claims the pictures are fake.
ASK THE LAWYER: What to do if client is lying
Q: If you discover your client is lying, under oath, do you still continue as his lawyer? -- N.L., Redondo Beach
Lawyer Involved In Prosecution Of Sen. Ted Stevens Commits Suicide
Lawyer being investigated for misconduct in prosecution of former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens kills himself. Nick Marsh had been under investigation for over a year.
Lawyer Involved In Prosecution Of Sen. Ted Stevens Commits Suicide
Lawyer being investigated for misconduct in prosecution of former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens kills himself. Nick Marsh had been under investigation for over a year.
Uganda blasts inquiry being misused: defence lawyer
KAMPALA (AFP) - Authorities including the FBI are using deadly bomb attacks in Uganda's capital as a pretext to arrest and interrogate anyone potentially involved with Al Qaeda, a lawyer representing 13 of the accused said on Monday.
Uganda blasts inquiry being misused: defence lawyer
Authorities including the FBI are using deadly bomb attacks in Uganda's capital as a pretext to arrest and interrogate anyone potentially involved with Al Qaeda, a lawyer representing 13 of the accused said on Monday.
Prominent Columbus attorney arrested on drug charges
A local criminal defense attorney finds himself on the other side of the law, facing drug charges. [ Web Extra! Click here to read an official GBI warrant .] GBI agents say Mark Shelnutt has been dealing prescription drugs. 
Russ Williams hires lawyer to defend him in civil lawsuit
Luke Hendry QMI Agency Col. Russ Williams has hired a lawyer to defend him in a civil lawsuit launched by one of his alleged home-invasion victims. Williams, 47, and his wife, Mary-Elizabeth Harriman, 52, of Ottawa are being sued for $2.45 million by a Hastings County woman.[...]
Rhode's Lawyer Still Trying to Cancel Execution
Brandon Joseph Rhode's attorney said "the threat of execution has pushed Mr. Rhode's limited coping skills to the breaking point" in a court filing Monday to the Georgia Supreme Court.
Bar to GMAC/Ally Foreclosures Is Sought by Connecticut Attorney General
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said his office is investigating defective foreclosure documents filed by GMAC/Ally Finance Inc. and demanding that the company freeze foreclosures in the state.
Judge orders Komisarjevsky lawyer to contempt hearing (document)
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Attorney: Feds trying to quiet anti-war activists
Attorney: Feds trying to quiet anti-war activists By SOPHIA TAREEN The Associated Press Updated Sep 27, 2010 10:07AM MDT 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. The FBI on Friday searched eight addresses in Minneapolis and Chicago, including the home of ...
Ken Kratz Attorney Says Kratz Intends to Resign as D.A.
During a scheduling hearing for his removal process, Ken Kratz informed his attorney he intends to resign as Calumet County district attorney. Updated with responses from the governor's office and Office of Lawyer Regulation.
Attorney: Kratz intends to resign
Robert Craanen, attorney for Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz, said Monday morning Kratz intends to resign.
Conn. home invasion attorney faces contempt order
An attorney for one of two Connecticut men charged with killing a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion is facing a criminal contempt of court hearing after speaking out about the case.
Kratz Attorney: "He Intends on Resigning"
According to Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz's lawyer, the official accused of various sexual advances will be leaving his office.
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 ...
Komisarjevsky's Attorney Called To Contempt Hearing
The attorney for Cheshire home invasion suspect Joshua Komisarjevsky has been ordered to appear at a contempt hearing on Oct. 6.
District Attorney Ken Kratz Set To Resign
Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz is going to resign, according to his attorney, Robert J. Craanen.
Lawyer says Kratz will resign
The lawyer representing embattled Calumet County District Attorney Kenneth R. Kratz said Monday that Kratz will resign.
Komisarjevsky Attorney Called To Contempt Hearing Get Breaking News Alerts
The attorney for Cheshire home invasion suspect Joshua Komisarjevsky has been ordered to appear at a contempt hearing on Oct. 6.
Lawyer: Calumet County DA Ken Kratz intends to resign
CHILTON (AP) A Wisconsin prosecutor facing removal from office over accusations that he used his position to seek relationships with women will resign instead, his attorney said Monday.
Conn. lawyer called to court over remarks to media
A judge on Monday ordered an attorney for one of two men charged with killing a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion to explain why he shouldn't face criminal contempt proceedings for speaking out about the case.
Kratz Attorney: "He Intends on Resigning"
According to Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz's lawyer, the official accused of various sexual advances will be leaving his office.
Attorney says Wisconsin prosecutor who sent sexually suggestive texts will resign by Oct. 8
CHILTON, Wis. - Attorney says Wisconsin prosecutor who sent sexually suggestive texts will resign by Oct. 8
Sexting Wisconsin D.A. Ken Kratz to Resign
Perv Who Harassed Domestic Abuse Victim, Others, Will Step Down Rather than Face Removal, Lawyer Says
Conn. lawyer called to court over remarks to media
A judge on Monday ordered an attorney for one of two men charged with killing a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion to explain why he shouldn't face criminal contempt proceedings for speaking out about...
Attorney says Wisconsin prosecutor who sent sexually suggestive texts will resign by Oct. 8
Attorney says Wisconsin prosecutor who sent sexually suggestive texts will resign by Oct. 8
Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz will resign
CHILTON Calumet County Dist. Atty. Ken Kratz will resign before a hearing on removing him from office is held.
Attorney says 'sexting' US prosecutor to resign
CHILTON, Wis. - A prosecutor facing removal from office over accusations that he used his position to seek relationships with women will resign instead, his attorney said Monday.
Winters' attorney files for new sentencing
The North Platte Telegraph On Aug. 16, 21-year-old Ryan Winters was sentenced to spend the next 5-10 years in prison after being convicted for attempted sexual assault of a child. On Monday, his attorney, Stephen Potter called the sentencing excessive.
Lawyer: Kratz to Resign as Calumet DA
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