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Welch’s attorney asks for review of case
KINGMAN — The attorney for the woman who allegedly helped three inmates escape from a Kingman prison in July is also seeking to send her case back to the Mohave County grand jury.
Nevada attorney general asks lenders to temporarily halt foreclosures
As politicians complain about mortgage fraud nationwide, Nevada's attorney general is calling on all residential lenders to "implement a moratorium on all foreclosures, evictions and (repossessed real estate) sales in Nevada" until each can demonstrate compliance with state law.
Hayes’ lawyer will argue death penalty too costly; Prosecutor calls tactic ‘irrelevant’ (documents)
NEW HAVEN — With the start of the penalty phase of the Steven Hayes trial a little over a week away, attorneys for the former Winsted man have filed legal papers indicating they will use an economic argument to keep their client from being put to death for the murders of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters.
Kasab's lawyer out of Bigg Boss
Mumbai, Oct9 : Abbas Kazmi is out from Bigg Boss's House. Kazmi, the lawyer of 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab, was the first housemates of celebrity reality show Bigg Boss season 4 to be evicted via public voting.
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: Nobel Peace Prize Winner's Life 'Disappeared'
The world's newest Nobel Peace Prize winner remained unreachable in a Chinese prison Saturday, while his wife's mobile phone was cut off and the authoritarian government continued to censor reports about democracy campaigner Liu Xiaobo's award.
Essential Things to Know About When Searching for Miami Personal Injury Lawyer
A Miami personal injury lawyer is what you need if you are experiencing legal trouble from someone who has done something that damaged you physically. Whether it was one intentionally or negligently, you can be sure that a personal injury lawyer can help you with this legal problem.
WYANDOTTE: Attorney says city in compliance on trash collection bid
WYANDOTTE — The city attorney has weighed in on the propriety of allowing a contractor to change a bid for trash collection services.
Toto picked a fight with Andal Jr., says lawyer
THE lawyer of Maguindanao massacre principal suspect Mayor Andal Ampatuan, Jr. denied that his client had threatened Maguindanao Gov. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu during Wednesday’s hearing at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City.
5 facts to know about Powers of Attorney
I often tell my clients that a durable Power of Attorney is their most important estate plan document.  A durable Power of Attorney allows someone else to act on your behalf in the event you become incapacitated.  The person who creates the Power of Attorney is called the “principal” and the person named to act for the principal is called the “attorney-in-fact.” In most cases, having a durable ...
Local lawyer on front lines of national mortgage battle
By Marisa Donelan [email protected] FITCHBURG -- A Gardner woman's foreclosure case is among those that have prompted Bank of America, the nation's largest bank, to stall mortgage foreclosures in all 50 states, according to a
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WYANDOTTE: Attorney says city in compliance on trash collection bid
WYANDOTTE — The city attorney has weighed in on the propriety of allowing a contractor to change a bid for trash collection services.
Young lawyer's rise rocks OPP
EXCLUSIVE:  HOW Jeremy Rapke's promotion of a junior female lawyer plunged the body charged with prosecuting our worst criminals into crisis.
Young lawyer's rise rocks OPP
EXCLUSIVE:  HOW the promotion of a junior female lawyer plunged the body charged with prosecuting Victoria's worst criminals into crisis.
Main Line lawyer found guilty of having sex with minor
A Main Line lawyer has been convicted of sexually abusing a Russian ballet dancer he helped support.
'Bigg Boss 4' promotes communal harmony: Kasab's ex-lawyer
By Radhika Bhirani, New Delhi, Oct 9 : Even as reality show "Bigg Boss 4" is facing protests for involving Pakistani artistes, it has sent out a positive message of communal harmony, S.G. Abbas Kazmi, former lawyer of 26/11 attack convict Ajmal Kasab, said after his eviction from the programme.
CPS lawyer helped assault case collapse
A prosecutor's decision to let a man accused of assault on a woman walk away without a trial has forced the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to apologize to his female victim.
Vote 2010: Iowa Attorney General Candidates Offer Different Priorities
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Republican and Democratic candidates for Iowa attorney general offer contrasts in nearly every way, from their age and gender to stands on issues such as health care and gay marriage.
U.S. attorney decides against retrial for former San Diego councilman in strip-club case
The U.S. attorney's office in San Diego has decided not to seek to retry former Councilman Michael Zucchet on charges involving political contributions from the owner of a strip club. When the case burst into public view in 2003, it...
Scottsdale woman charged in Baby Gabriel case gets attorney
Tammi Smith, 38, charged in the case of missing Baby Gabriel, will receive a court-appointed attorney.
Lawyer's suicide brings awareness to depression
Kristi Wise was a local defense attorney who was well-liked by her friends and colleagues. She recently lost her battle with postpartum depression. Now, Texas lawyers are ensuring that proper resources are available to help raise awareness about depression within the legal profession.
Nobel Peace Prize winner's wife has 'disappeared': lawyer
The wife of the jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner has gone missing, setting off speculation that she may be in the hands of police in China.
Canyon News - Attorney General Files Lawsuit On Behalf Of Carwash Workers
HOLLYWOOD/SANTA MONICA—On October 4, California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior court against one of the state’s largest carwash owners, according to the Community-Labor-Environmental Action Network ( CLEAN) Carwash Campaign.
Poll: Democrat ahead in attorney general race
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — While a new poll showed the Democrat leading his Republican opponent in New York’s attorney general race and many voters yet undecided, both promised strong anti-corruption initiatives while also taking repeated swipes at each other in...
Merrill: Once An Attorney, Always An Attorney?
A campaign brochure for Denise Merrill, the Democrats' nominee for secretary of the state in the Nov. 2 election, says: "A mother, teacher, attorney and new grandmother, Denise brought her real-world experience to the Legislature, where she was eventually elected by her colleagues to serve as Majority Leader."
AT&T's Verizon 'Map' Suit a Risky Necessity, Lawyer Says
The false-advertising claim is a "gamble worth taking," says an intellectual property attorney watching the case.
Hasan's lawyer says case is important test of justice system
Hasan's lawyer says case is important test of justice system
Ask attorney about non-compete clause
At my last job as an assistant manager at a hair salon, the owner asked me to sign a non-compete clause. I applied for a manager position at another salon and was selected.
Attorney General Cuccinelli's star keeps rising at Va. tea party gathering
RICHMOND - Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II emerged as a clear favorite of the first Virginia Tea Party Convention Saturday, drawing lusty cheers as he told more than 2,000 activists that the tea party would not exist if not for Republican Party failures.
Iowa GOP activists target Six
In-your-grill television ads denouncing Democratic Attorney General Steve Six are sponsored by a covert Iowa organization spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to support the Republican nominee for Kansas' top law enforcement job. read more
Commentary: Pennsylvania attorney general is right to look into Hershey Trust Co. golf course buy
People will question the timing of Attorney General Tom Corbett’s newly launched investigation into “an acquisition” by the Hershey Trust.
US Attorney Sperling steps down after nearly 10 years on the job
Within a few more weeks, in early November, Eastern District of Oklahoma U.S. Attorney Sheldon Sperling would have completed 10 years in office.
Cuccinelli urges members to work together
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli urged enthusiastic tea-party members yesterday to go forth and become a "steamroller" across Virginia.
Charges to be Filed Against Former A&M Administrator
The Brazos County Attorney is expected to file charges against a former Texas A&M administrator
Cuccinelli urges members to work together
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli urged enthusiastic tea-party members yesterday to go forth and become a "steamroller" across Virginia.
Playboy Indonesia editor's lawyer criticizes court
Judges were wrong to use the criminal code instead of Indonesia's press law when Playboy Indonesia's former editor was sentenced to two years in prison for publishing pictures of scantily clothed women, the editor's lawyer said.
Lawyer: NJ ticket scam defendants didn't break law
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The upcoming trial of four California men accused of illegally buying more than a million sports and concert tickets online could set new rules for prosecuting computer fraud if it's allowed to proceed, an attorney for one of the men argued in federal court Monday.
Attorney: Coughlin won’t resign
The Lyndon Station brothers charged last month with sexually assaulting boys years ago each waived his right to
EAST HAMPTON CONTROVERSY: Chief's attorney wants decision faster
EAST HAMPTON — The attorney for ousted Police Chief Matthew A. Reimondo has filed a motion for accelerated action on his request for an injunction that would return Reimondo to his job.
Two deputies seek Anoka County attorney job
After nearly three decades as Anoka County attorney, Robert M.A. Johnson is retiring.
Lawyer points to policy
After reviewing claims by a resident that West Manheim Township has been offering free health benefits to supervisors without ever having adopted an ordinance or resolution on the matter, the township's solicitor said he believes the practice passes legal muster.
Iowa attorney general seeks to halt foreclosures
DES MOINES -- Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller on Thursday called on three giant mortgage companies to halt foreclosure proceedings in the state while he investigates problems with documents filed with the courts.
Attorney general wants review of insurance rates
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has asked state Insurance Commissioner Thomas Sullivan to reconsider rate hikes as high as 50 percent that he has granted Aetna and Anthem.
Iowa attorney general seeks to halt foreclosures
DES MOINES -- Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller on Thursday called on three giant mortgage companies to halt foreclosure proceedings in the state while he investigates problems with documents filed with the courts.
Attorney general candidates to debate
Attorney General candidates Democratic incumbent Gary King and Republican challenger Matt Chandler, Ninth Judicial District attorney, are set to debate key issues in their race Tuesday. The debate is set for 6-7 p.m. in the Eastern New Mexico...
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 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.
Super’ lawyer
Gary Greenwald, the founder of Greenwald law offices in Chester, Wurtsboro and New York City, was recently named to the Hudson Valley “Super Lawyers” list in the field of general litigation.
District attorney asks for simple fix, gets complications
County employees’ salaries and benefits have been a hot topic recently, and given the new adopted budget, they may have been deemed a thing of the past. But during the Collin County Commissioners’ Court meeting Monday, District Attorney John Roach addressed the court looking for a little help.