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Attorney General Candidates Clash In Davis Debate
The major party candidates for state attorney general clashed Tuesday on issues ranging from the environment to the death penalty as they tried to distinguish themselves in their only scheduled debate before Election Day.
Anti-gay church's lawyer study in contradictions
In one photo, Margie Phelps has a furrowed brow and is stomping on the American flag at one of the numerous protests her fundamentalist church has held nationwide against the military, gays and ...
20. Lawyer produces tenth MC
KUALA LUMPUR: A Sessions Court judge warned a lawyer charged with criminal breach of trust (CBT) that she will proceed with the case after he failed to turn up in court for the 10th time, citing medical reasons.
Lawyer produces tenth MC
KUALA LUMPUR: A Sessions Court judge warned a lawyer charged with criminal breach of trust (CBT) that she will proceed with the case after he failed to turn up in court for the 10th time, citing medical reasons.
The Texas Attorney General demands foreclosures stop
The AG’s office sent out letters to 30 loan servicers doing business in Texas in an effort to determine the full harm Texas homeowners may have suffered or could suffer...
Lawyer wants Florida Attorney General McCollum disqualified from WellCare whistle-blower settlement
By Kris Hundley, Times Staff Writer Tuesday, October 5, 2010 The lawyer for the lead whistle-blower in the U.S. Justice Department's civil lawsuit against WellCare Health Plans Inc. has asked Florida's Supreme Court to disqualify state Attorney General Bill McCollum from signing off on a proposed $137.5 million settlement. Tampa's Barry Cohen filed the unusual motion — the first of its kind — on ...
Lawyer for Carmel hazing victim seeks felony charges
He wants Hendricks Co. prosecutor to press charges against 2 of 4 ex-hoops players accused in attacks.
Bell should have court-appointed monitor, attorney general says
Backing off his calls for an independent receiver to run the city of Bell, state Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown has instead asked city officials to agree to a court-appointed monitor who will have "complete and unfettered access to all matters...
18. Lawyer brothers linked to India murders
Tamil Nesan reported that a leading Tamil weekly in India has claimed that the lawyer brothers arrested in connection with the brutal murder of millionaire Sosilawati Lawiya and three others could also be responsible for several slay...
State attorney general requests court-appointed monitor for Bell
LOS ANGELES -- California attorney general Jerry Brown has asked Bell city officials to agree to a court-appointed monitor for the scandal-plagued city.
State attorney general requests court-appointed monitor for Bell
LOS ANGELES -- California attorney general Jerry Brown has asked Bell city officials to agree to a court-appointed monitor for the scandal-plagued city.
Attorney for 2 Santa Cruz men says Monterey County sheriff's office defamed his clients
SALINAS - Two men who say they lost precious artwork in an unsolved Pebble Beach burglary a year ago want their good reputations back after "a hatchet job" at the hands of the Monterey County Sheriff's Office, their attorney said Tuesday.
State attorney general requests court-appointed monitor for Bell
LOS ANGELES -- California attorney general Jerry Brown has asked Bell city officials to agree to a court-appointed monitor for the scandal-plagued city.
Lawyer defending her anti-gay, anti-military church to Supreme Court a study in contradictions
TOPEKA, Kan. - In one photo, Margie Phelps has a furrowed brow and is stomping on the American flag at one of the numerous protests her fundamentalist church has held nationwide against the military, gays and the Catholic church.
California attorney general hopefuls clash in debate at UC Davis
DAVIS - State attorney general candidates Steve Cooley and Kamala Harris participated in their only scheduled debate Tuesday at the University of California, Davis, School of Law.
Attorney: NC Investigators Interview Wichard
Investigators with the North Carolina Secretary of State's office have interviewed NFL agent Gary Wichard as part of their probe into whether the state's sports agent laws were broken.
Endorsements, cash flow in New York attorney general race
ALBANY, N.Y. — A Democratic legislator and a Republican prosecutor vying to become New York’s next attorney general have muscled up their campaigns with more money and big-name endorsements ahead of a debate set for Friday. Republican Daniel Donovan, the...
Wausau attorney Ronald J. Moore charged with trying to get pot
MADISON Prosecutors have charged a defense attorney with using a client to obtain marijuana.
Attorney: Art Heist Victims' Twice
For the first time since filing a defamation lawsuit, an attorney for the victims in last year's alleged heist, said the sheriff's department made a "huge mistake."
Attorney: Art Heist Victims' Twice
For the first time since filing a defamation lawsuit, an attorney for the victims in last year's alleged heist, said the sheriff's department made a "huge mistake."
Lawyer claims Tarzia complaints are retaliatory
STAMFORD -- The lawyer for a city worker with an ethics claim against Board of Finance Chairman Joe Tarzia on Tuesday revealed Tarzia recently filed two complaints against his client in a move the lawyer called "retaliatory."
Emails Reveal More Debate Over Tulsa Council Attorney Position
A new batch of emails from City Hall reveal more of the internal debate over the validity of a City Council Attorney post that the Mayor argues should not exist. Tulsa City Council, Mayor Argue Over Council Attorney Position
Attorney general pushes for court-appointed monitor in Bell
But even if the city agrees, huge problems remain. Without a functioning City Council, 'running a city ... is virtually impossible,' says one expert. Lorenzo Velez stepped onto the Bell City Council dais Monday night and took his seat as the crowd cheered and applauded the only council member not charged with a crime — and the only one who showed up for the council meeting.
Lawyer Wants to Drop Leon Davis, A Week Before Murder Trial
Less than a week before murder defendant Leon Davis' trial is set to begin, Bartow lawyer Bob Norgard filed a motion Tuesday to step down as Davis' defense lawyer.
Williamson County commissioners vote again to hire their own attorney
Williamson County commissioners vote again to hire their own attorney
Lawyer: Cliients got needless stents
BALTIMORE, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- A Maryland lawyer filed 101 claims Tuesday against a Baltimore hospital, alleging patients had medically unjustified stents inserted in their arteries.
Carmel Assaults Attorney Calls For New Investigation
An attorney representing the 15-year-old victim in the Carmel assaults case is pushing for a new investigation in Hendricks County.
Lawyer: Ex-Smurfs Owner May Change NY Guilty Plea
NEW YORK -- A Florida businessman who once played a part in the Smurfs cartoon empire is having second thoughts after pleading guilty in New York to trying to shake down his financier son-in-law for $11 million, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Joe Arpaio aide's misconduct allegations investigated by U.S. Attorney's Office, FBI
Allegations of misconduct lodged in a recent memo against high-ranking members of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office are being ''fully investigated'' by the U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI, a letter obtained by The Arizona Republic says.
Alton attorney's license suspended
ALTON - Alton attorney Theodore R. Diaz has been suspended for a year, until further notice, for accepting a settlement for a client without the client's authority.
City responds to Attorney General's report on Imam shooting
DEARBORN — The Michigan Attorney General’s Office has released its findings in the FBI action that resulted in the death of Imam Luqman Abdullah on October 28, 2009 in a warehouse in Dearborn. The Attorney General’s Office concluded that no Michigan law had been broken.
Anti-gay church's lawyer study in contradictions
TOPEKA, Kan. -- In one photo, Margie Phelps has a furrowed brow and is stomping on the American flag at one of the numerous protests her fundamentalist church has held nationwide against the military, gays and the Catholic church.
Anti-gay church's lawyer study in contradictions
In one photo, Margie Phelps has a furrowed brow and is stomping on the American flag at one of the numerous protests her fundamentalist church has held nationwide against the military, gays and the Catholic church.
Virginia Attorney General Endorses Strange For AG
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli Has Endorsed Birmingham Attorney Luther Strange In His Race For Attorney General Of Alabama Cuccinelli Campaigned With... Montgomery, Alabama - Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has endorsed Birmingham attorney Luther Strange in his race for attorney general of Alabama. Cuccinelli campaigned with Strange in Alabama Tuesday. During a stop in ...
D'Amore not trained in forms: lawyer
NSW MP Angela D'Amore was not trained in filling out expense forms and had not read relevant policy documents, her lawyer has told a corruption inquiry.
D'Amore not trained in forms: lawyer
NSW MP Angela D'Amore was not trained in filling out expense forms and had not read relevant policy documents, her lawyer has told a corruption inquiry.
Attorney: Investigators interview Wichard
Investigators with the North Carolina Secretary of State's office have interviewed NFL agent Gary Wichard as part of their probe into whether the state's sports agent laws were broken.
Lawyer: MP not trained to fill out forms
NSW LABOR MP Angela D'Amore was not trained in filling out expense claim forms, her lawyer has told a corruption inquiry.
Lawyer: MP not trained to fill out forms
NSW LABOR MP Angela D'Amore was not trained in filling out expense claim forms, her lawyer has told a corruption inquiry.
Attorney says McCollum gave WellCare a break in fraud case
Attorney Barry Cohen claims in a new court petition that Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum is so tainted by campaign cash from WellCare Health Plans that he shouldn't be involved in a massive settlement with the insurer.
Attorney argues self-defense in murder trial
The attorney for a Jonesboro man charged with killing a patron outside a McDonough bar, said the “irate” victim attacked his client first.
Attorney general candidates offer differing visions of post
Republican Steve Cooley tries to cut an image as a tough-on-crime prosecutor, and Democrat Kamala Harris casts herself as the best leader for modern-day California. In a searing first debate, state attorney general candidates Steve Cooley and Kamala Harris on Tuesday traded shots over their differing visions for California's top law enforcement job, with Cooley hammering on his opponent's ...
Attorney argues self-defense in murder trial
The attorney for a Jonesboro man charged with killing a patron outside a McDonough bar, said the “irate” victim attacked his client first.
Skowhegan man shot by trooper called 'quiet,' 'friendly'
The Attorney General's Office says Kemp Lybrook had an assault rifle when he approached the trooper.
Attorney seeks new trial in Worthington case
Attorney Robert George has filed a motion for a new trial for Christopher McCowen, the man who was found guilty in November 2006 of the first-degree murder of Truro resident Christa Worthington in 2002.
Boy’s attorney says teen didn’t kill grandmother
An attorney representing a young Whitfield County teenager accused of strangling his grandmother to death said Tuesday that police and prosecutors don’t have enough evidence to charge Joshua Jaran Johnson with the crime.
Calif. attorney general hopefuls clash in debate
DAVIS - The major party candidates for state attorney general clashed Tuesday, during an hour-long debate at the UC Davis School of Law, on issues
Lawyer: Life in jail for Eliason 'cruel and unusual'
NILES - Is it cruel and unusual punishment to sentence a juvenile to life in prison without parole?
N.C. attorney general asks lenders not to foreclose
N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper is asking 14 lenders to suspend foreclosures in the state until they can show that their process complies with the law.
John H. Bustamante was a lawyer, banker publisher and civic leader
The Cleveland icon was publisher of the Call & Post newspaper, formed First Bank and chaired Central State University.