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Lawyer criticises naming of pies players
RADIO broadcaster Neil Mitchell has overstepped the mark in naming two AFL footballers questioned by police over an alleged sexual assault, a top civil liberties lawyer says.
Lawyer criticises naming of pies players
RADIO broadcaster Neil Mitchell has overstepped the mark in naming two AFL footballers questioned by police over an alleged sexual assault, a top civil liberties lawyer says.
Lawyer criticises naming of pies players
RADIO broadcaster Neil Mitchell has overstepped the mark in naming two AFL footballers questioned by police over an alleged sexual assault, a top civil liberties lawyer says.
Lawyer criticises naming of pies players
RADIO broadcaster Neil Mitchell has overstepped the mark in naming two AFL footballers questioned by police over an alleged sexual assault, a top civil liberties lawyer says.
Lawyer asks board to dismiss ethics complaint
STAMFORD -- The lawyer for Republican Board of Finance member Bob Kolenberg , one of three city officials facing hearings in a recent ethics complaint, has again asked the Board of Ethics to throw out his client's case.
Lawyer Jailed for Not Reciting Pledge
A Mississippi judge ordered an attorney to spend several hours in jail Wednesday after the attorney chose not to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in court.
Lawyer asks board to dismiss ethics complaint
STAMFORD -- The lawyer for Republican Board of Finance member Bob Kolenberg , one of three city officials facing hearings in a recent ethics complaint, has again asked the Board of Ethics to throw out his client's case.
Attorney Says New Subpoenas Issued In Edwards Case
An attorney for John Edwards said federal prosecutors have issued a fresh round of subpoenas for a probe into the two-time presidential candidate.
Miss. judge jails attorney for not reciting pledge
A Mississippi judge ordered an attorney to spend several hours in jail Wednesday after the attorney chose not to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in court. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported that Chancery Judge Talmadge Littlejohn told a court audience to rise and say the pledge. People in the courtroom said Danny Lampley of Oxford stood but did not say the words.
Attorney: New Subpoenas In John Edwards Probe
Wade Smith, an attorney for the two-time presidential candidate, said federal prosecutors have issued a fresh round of subpoenas for a probe into John Edwards' campaign finances. He said Edwards didn't violate any law.
Attorney: New Subpoenas In John Edwards Probe
Wade Smith, an attorney for the two-time presidential candidate, said federal prosecutors have issued a fresh round of subpoenas for a probe into John Edwards' campaign finances. He said Edwards didn't violate any law.
Attorney: New Subpoenas In John Edwards Probe
Wade Smith, an attorney for the two-time presidential candidate, said federal prosecutors have issued a fresh round of subpoenas for a probe into John Edwards' campaign finances. He said Edwards didn't violate any law.
Lawyer: Whitman maid here nearly 20 years, paid taxes
Immigration attorney Marc Van Der Hout , who is representing Meg Whitman 's former maid, said
Davis, Lawyer Agree to Try to Work Together in Murder Trial
BARTOW | After a morning of threats, hand-wringing and private meetings, Bartow lawyer Bob Norgard and his client, accused murderer Leon Davis, agreed Wednesday afternoon to try to work together toward preparing for Davis' trial that begins Monday.
Lawyer for Robert O’Connell donated to Keating’s congressional campaign
O’Connell, the son of a prominent Quincy developer, is being prosecuted by Keating’s office for a roadside shooting. Keating’s campaign said that by the time O’Connell’s case heads to trial next summer, Keating will no longer be district attorney, whether or not he is elected to Congress. Republicans, however, said the lawyer’s contributions amount to a conflict of interest.
Ad in N.Y. Attorney General’s Race Has Familiar Ring
Eric T. Schneiderman and Daniel M. Donovan Jr. released their first television commercials in their race for New York attorney general, and Mr. Schneiderman’s had a familiar ring.
R.I. attorney general candidate spars with Democratic Party chief over environmental law record
Attorney general candidate says Democratic chief in error about his record
Attorney says new subpoenas issued in Edwards case
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An attorney for John Edwards says federal prosecutors have issued a fresh round of subpoenas for a probe into the two-time presidential candidate.
Attorney General Sues Oak Creek Man Over 'Deceptive Candy Donation'
Wisconsin's attorney general is going after an Oak Creek man who is implicated in a phony collection.
Yap has not refused child support -- lawyer
MANILA, Philippines – The camp of James Yap maintained that the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) player has never denied any financially support to his and estranged wife Kris Aquino’s 3-year-old son.
Dallas lawyer David Laney inducted into Texas transportation Hall of Honor
David Laney, a Dallas lawyer who helped pave the way for the creation of the North Texas Tollway Authority as chairman of the Texas Transportation Commission, was honored Wednesday in Austin for a lifetime of contributions to transportation.
Attorney general brokers Caritas sale
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Attorney General Abbott Signs Agreement With Wells Fargo Resulting In Mortgage Relief
EL PASO - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today reached an agreement with Wells Fargo & Co.
Attorney: No Basis For Bias Charge In Suicide Case
An Attorney For A New Jersey University Student Accused Of Secretly Broadcasting A Gay Sexual Encounter Involving The Student's Roommate Is Commenting On The Case ... Trenton, New Jersey - An attorney for a New Jersey university student accused of secretly broadcasting a gay sexual encounter involving the student's roommate is commenting on the case. Steven Altman says he's confident his client ...
Pennsylvania attorney general's office confirms probe into Hershey Trust
Nils Frederickson, spokesman for Attorney General Tom Corbett, said the office started its probe into the Hershey Trust after receiving information about an acquisition made by the trust.
Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins loses 2 key members of campaign team
Just a month before the November election, District Attorney Craig Watkins has lost two key members of his campaign team.
Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins loses 2 key members of campaign team
Just a month before the November election, District Attorney Craig Watkins has lost two key members of his campaign team. On Wednesday, Eric Celeste said that he had left his job as spokesman for Watkins' re-election campaign.
Attorney: Bias charge unlikely in Tyler Clementi suicide case
A lawyer for a university student accused of webcasting a gay sexual encounter involving his roommate, who later committed suicide, says he's confident his client won't be charged with a bias crime.
Mitchell crossed the line - lawyer
Neil Mitchell has overstepped the mark in naming two AFL footballers, a top civil liberties lawyer says.
County attorney race revolves around record
The race for Hillsborough County Attorney has incumbent Robert M. Walsh squaring off against two challengers -- Dennis C. Hogan and Richard L. Pennington -- who criticize him for what they call questionable plea deals and undermining crime victims and law enforcers.
Attorney gives advice about how to handle encounters with the law
If stopped by police while driving, it is not a crime to refuse to answer questions — but it is a crime to refuse to show proof of...
12. Banting murders: Two lawyer brothers rearrested
KUALA LUMPUR: The two lawyer brothers and another man, detained over murder investigations involving cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawti Lawiyah and a missing Indian millionaire, were rearrested after their remand order expired.
Attorney for Ski Sundown interviews witnesses in court
LITCHFIELD — Ski Sundown’s attorney, Mark Seiger interviewed witnesses Wednesday before the jury for the pending lawsuit of a quadriplegic against the ski area. James Malaguit, 19, was left partially paralyzed after he landed on his head taking a jump at the facility in 2006. He and his family are suing Ski Sundown.
Attorney: No harassment
An attorney for former state Alcohol and Tobacco Control Commissioner Murphy Painter on Wednesday contradicted an ex-ATC employee’s claims that Painter sexually harassed her.
Attorney general hopefuls make case
The candidates for Colorado attorney general traded barbs at a Sept. 21 forum hosted in Centennial by the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce.
Attorney: New subpoenas in Edwards campaign probe
Federal prosecutors have issued a fresh round of subpoenas for a probe into John Edwards' campaign finances, an attorney for the two-time presidential candidate said Wednesday.
Arizona attorney general candidates trade barbs
The candidates for Arizona attorney general took shots at each others' contributors Wednesday, each claiming the other is accepting money that reflects poorly on their integrity.
Ohio attorney general files suit to halt foreclosures
BlADE STAFF AND NEWS SERVICES Ally Financial Inc., JP-Morgan Chase & Co., and Bank of America Corp., defending allegations of fraudulent home foreclosures from customers and Congress, may face the most financial peril from investigations by state attorneys general. One such case was filed Wednesday in Lucas County Common Pleas Court by Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray. He sued Ally Bank ...
Attorney general hopefuls make case
The candidates for Colorado attorney general traded barbs at a Sept. 21 forum hosted in Centennial by the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce.
Immigration attorney cites 20 years of work, taxes paid by Whitman's ex-housekeeper
The immigration attorney representing Meg Whitman's former housekeeper and nanny said his undocumented client has been in the United States for nearly 20 years and has a long work history and family ties to bolster her quest for legal residency.
TV sports guy's lawyer in legal tangle
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The head of the Los Angeles police union said a police commission member crossed a line when she represented a TV personality charged with domestic violence.
Falmouth attorney charged with OUI
FALMOUTH — A Falmouth defense attorney was arrested for allegedly driving drunk Sunday after he nearly collided with a bus in Woods Hole, police said.
The Buzz: Would Harris or Cooley defend Prop. 19? Details hazy
Attorney general candidates hazy on defense of Prop. 19
Attorney general hopefuls make case
The candidates for Colorado attorney general traded barbs at a Sept. 21 forum hosted in Centennial by the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce.
Attorney general backs Caritas sale
Attorney General Martha Coakley yesterday recommended approval of the proposed sale of Caritas Christi Health Care to a New York private equity firm, a deal that would bring for-profit health care on a large scale to a state long dominated by nonprofit hospitals.
DA releases attorney pro tem files to Wooten's attorney
Members of the Collin County District Attorney's Office avoided having to take the witness stand by releasing the documents that appointed an attorney pro tem to investigate a Collin County district judge.
Arizona attorney general candidates trade barbs
The candidates for Arizona attorney general took shots at each others' contributors Wednesday, each claiming the other is accepting money that reflects poorly on their integrity.
Tax Panel Rejects Lawyer's Bid to Deduct Spending for Sex
A state tax appeals board has denied a retired New York lawyer's attempts to claim hundreds of thousands of dollars he spent on prostitutes, massages, pornography and other sex-related activities as deductions for "medical expenses."
Lawyer abruptly agrees to file for license as a Foxwoods principal
HARRISBURG - For more than half an hour Wednesday, an attorney for South Jersey lawyer Lewis Katz tried to persuade the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board not to insist that his client be licensed as a principal in the Foxwoods Casino project.
Dallas lawyer David Laney inducted into Texas transportation Hall of Honor
David Laney, a Dallas lawyer who helped pave the way for the creation of the North Texas Tollway Authority as chairman of the Texas Transportation Commission, was honored Wednesday in Austin for a lifetime of contributions to transportation.