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Yates' Attorney Wants To Show Evidence Against Babies' Mother
The judge in the trial against David Yates is denying evidence that Yates' attorney said could help his client.
Fernandez Lawyer Loses Argument For New Prosecutor
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- Attorneys for a suspended Orange County commissioner argued on Monday that the state attorney should be thrown off of the case.
Favre May Have Secured Lawyer In 'Sexting Scandal'
Overshadowing Monday night's game is the sexting scandal involving Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre.
Donovan Vs. Schneiderman
New York State is well known for the corruption and cronyism that is rampant throughout its government. On November 2, they can choose an Attorney General who will fight to eradicate that crookedness, or one who is a part of it. Contributor: MJ Stevenson Published: Oct 11, 2010
Murray's lawyer fires back at wrongful death suit
An attorney for the late Michael Jackson's physician, Dr. Conrad Murray is fighting a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the King of Pop's father, insisting he had no grounds to sue.
AG's limits on Caritas deal don't go far enough
The concessions obtained by Attorney General Martha Coakley from the private equite firm Cerberus in approving its purchase of the Caritas hospital system don't go far enough in protecting the public.
Navy lawyer: Guantanamo plea deal pledge broken - Navy News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Navy Times
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The attorney for a former al-Qaida cook said Monday that the government did not deliver on a promise that led him to plead guilty to supporting terrorism, and she said that could discourage other inmates at Guantanamo from reaching deals with prosecutors.
Claims Kahui being coached
12 October 2010 It's claimed Chris Kahui is being given subliminal messages by his lawyer to slow down and take long pauses before answering questions.
ASK THE LAWYER: Legal questions involving statutory rape, marital rape
What constitutes statutory rape? Can criminal prosecution for rape occur when the parties are married?
Kahui's lawyer cops criticism
Chris Kahui's lawyer has copped flak over his objections to the way his client is being questioned about the death of his three-month-old twins Chris and Cru Kahui.
Lawyer enters not guilty pleas for rocker Neil
A lawyer for rocker Vince Neil entered not guilty pleas for the Motley Crue singer on misdemeanor drunken driving and speeding charges.
Kahui's lawyer cops criticism
Chris Kahui's lawyer has copped flak over his objections to the way his client is being questioned about the death of his three-month-old twins Chris and Cru Kahui.
18. Hisham: Past complaints against lawyer brothers were about cheating
Kuala Lumpur: All six police reports lodged against the lawyer brothers linked to the disappearance of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya were based on cheating offences and not murder, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hisham­muddin Hussein said.
Cole attorney accuses police of destroying fingerprint, other mistakes
The mother of a wrongfully convicted man continues putting pressure on the City of Lubbock for answers.
Attorney general debate set for Tuesday
Attorney General candidates Democrat 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...
Ohio Attorney General Takes Strong Stand on Crisis
Richard Cordray is among a handful of attorneys general giving full throat to popular outrage by suing firms involved in the financial crisis.
Wife of American who went missing at lake pleads for help
Authorities in the Tamaulipas state attorney general's office gave conflicting information Monday over whether authorities are pursuing a pair of suspects in the case of a U.S. citizen who disappeared during a sightseeing trip on the U.S.-Mexican border in South Texas.
Alaska Senate hopeful Miller says he won't answer personal questions, will focus on issues
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Miller said Moonday he will no longer answer reporters' questions about his background and personal life, following what he called a leak of his personnel record from when he served as a government attorney.
Wife of Beets murder accused denies lies
A lawyer for the man accused of killing a Sydney nurse has accused his wife of lying on the witness stand.
Miller refuses to answer questions about past
Alaska U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Miller said Monday he will no longer answer reporters' questions about his background and personal life, following what he called a leak of his personnel record from when he served as a government attorney.
Man free in Canada after terror plea deal to end solitary confinement: lawyer
A Somali-born Canadian was a free man upon his return from the U.S. where he spent nearly seven years in prison on a terrorism-related charge, his lawyer said Sunday.
Vernon's city attorney to leave post
The city of Vernon, facing scrutiny by the state attorney general and Los Angeles County prosecutor, is parting ways with its city attorney, who has been conducting an internal probe of one of its top officials' financial dealings. Neither City...
Cop Should Face More Charges, Attorney Says
The protests continue to grow outside Phoenix police headquarters, as folks come out to voice their concerns over the death of Daniel Rodriguez, who was shot and killed in his home by a Phoenix police officer last week.
Two community activists call for outside investigations after learning Portland city attorney had stashed plaques ...
Former police Commissioner Dan Saltzman ordered a wide-ranging investigation into Capt. Mark Kruger last October, alarmed that there hadn't been one while successive chiefs vigorously fended off critics who called Kruger a "Nazi sympathizer."
Maricopa County Attorney's Office fires Lisa Aubuchon's lawyers
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office has fired lawyers for Lisa Aubuchon, a former prosecutor whose activities are being reviewed by the State Bar, saying the firm's fees are ''exorbitant'' and that it does not have a contract to do the work.
Q-C attorney, others charged in campaign contribution case
DES MOINES — A special prosecutor on Monday filed chargesagainst four people, including a Davenport attorney and twogambling entities, accusing them of
N.J. doctor faces loss of license, new late-term abortions charges
Attorney General Paula Dow says procedures were performed across state lines
Differences stand out in AG debate
HAMDEN -- Attorney General candidates Martha Dean and George Jepsen wasted no time drawing the line between themselves and their opponent during a debate Monday night at the Quinnipiac University School of Law.
Local businessman, attorney, former Assemblyman Frederik Chel dies at 80
LONG BEACH - The American dream means different things to different people. For Frederik Chel - a longtime Long Beach resident, businessman, attorney and state Assemblyman - that dream was realized many times over.
Vernon and its city attorney sever ties amid scrutiny into lavish salaries, benefits
Laurence S. Wiener, who had been conducting an internal probe, was lauded two months ago for his firm's efforts at increasing transparency in city government. The city is the focus of state and county probes. The city of Vernon, facing scrutiny by the state attorney general and L.A. County prosecutors, is parting ways with its city attorney, who has been conducting an internal probe of one of ...
Lawyer for East Tawas man could argue insanity
The attorney for an Iosco County man charged with indecent exposure in Washtenaw County is likely to pursue an insanity defense.
Brothers and another suspect file application to review detention
KUALA LUMPUR: Two lawyer brothers and another suspect filed a review application against the extention of the remand order on them obtained by police in connection with the murder of cosmetic millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya and three others.
Plea deal pledge unfilfilled for Gitmo detainee
The attorney for a former al-Qaida cook said Monday that the government did not deliver on a promise included in a plea bargain deal that led him to plead guilty to supporting terrorism, and she said that could discourage other inmates at Guantanamo from reaching deals with prosecutors.
Jepson, Dean Argue Over Legal Issues At Quinnipiac Debate
The two major party candidates for state attorney general — Democrat George Jepsen and Republican Martha Dean — staked out positions at opposite ends of a wide philosophical divide during their second debate Monday, a mostly subdued series of exchanges prompted by questions on legal issues.
Jepsen, Dean Argue Over Legal Issues At Quinnipiac Debate
The two major party candidates for state attorney general — Democrat George Jepsen and Republican Martha Dean — staked out positions at opposite ends of a wide philosophical divide during their second debate Monday, a mostly subdued series of exchanges prompted by questions on legal issues.
State AG sought on purple discharge
The Illinois Attorney General has been asked to proceed with an enforcement action against Traditions Dairy for the Oct. 1 discharge of an unidentified purple liquid into a tributary of the Apple River.
Vernon and its city attorney sever ties amid scrutiny into lavish salaries, benefits
Laurence S. Wiener, who had been conducting an internal probe, was lauded two months ago for his firm's efforts at increasing transparency in city government. The city is the focus of state and county probes. The city of Vernon, facing scrutiny by the state attorney general and L.A. County prosecutors, is parting ways with its city attorney, who has been conducting an internal probe of one of ...
Lawyer: Contractors, beware the fine print
Contractors need to read their contracts carefully or risk having intellectual property from personal projects signed over to their employers, says lawyer.
Ex-Baldwin County District Attorney candidate arrested on DUI charge
Former Baldwin County district attorney hopeful Russell J. Watson was jailed Monday morning on a drunken-driving charge, and police say a rifle, several handguns and an open bottle of wine were found in his Jeep.
Differences stand out in AG debate
HAMDEN -- Attorney General candidates Martha Dean and George Jepsen wasted no time drawing the line between themselves and their opponent during a debate Monday night at the Quinnipiac University School of Law.
Vernon's city attorney recommends city council stay out of PeeWee Football prayer controversy
Vernon's City Council members took their attorney's advice Monday night, deciding to stay out of a controversy involving pre-game prayers at Pee Wee football games. But the man who made the original complaint about the practice two weeks ago, says he'll fight on. Last week City Attorney Kerry Adkison said the Vernon City Council "did not have a dog in this hunt." Monday night, council members ...
Assistant U.S. Attorney Philip Chance dies
Philip C. Chance, an assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, died on Saturday at Baptist Hospital East. He was 61.
Awareness On Rights To A Lawyer Still Low
SUNGAI PETANI, Oct 12 (Bernama) -- There is still a prevalent lack of awareness among the society on their rights to a lawyer upon their arrest or detention by police, Kedah and Perlis legal aid bureau chairman Victor Paul said.
Awareness on rights to a lawyer still low
SUNGAI PETANI: There is still a prevalent lack of awareness among the society on their rights to a lawyer upon their arrest or detention by police, Kedah and Perlis legal aid bureau chairman Victor Paul said.
Plea deal pledge unfulfilled for Gitmo detainee
The attorney for a former al-Qaida cook said Monday that the government did not deliver on a promise included in a plea bargain deal that led him to plead guilty to supporting terrorism, and she said that could discourage other inmates at Guantanamo from reaching deals with prosecutors.
Merrimack County attorney in race with city prosecutor
The race for Merrimack County attorney has Democratic incumbent Katherine D. Rogers running for a second term against Republican challenger and long-time Concord city prosecutor Scott W. Murray.
Anchorage attorney polls highest as bar rates judicial candidates
Anchorage attorney Peter Maassen scored highest in a poll of Alaska Bar Association members asking how they rated candidates for a federal District Court judge position expected to come open next year, the association said.
Awareness on rights to a lawyer still low
SUNGAI PETANI: There is still a prevalent lack of awareness among the society on their rights to a lawyer upon...
Council meets with city attorney candidates
Winona leaders will name the next city attorney by mid-November,choosing from three candidates with vastly differentbackgrounds.
Alaska GOP Senate Candidate Will No Longer Answer Questions About Past
Alaska U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Miller said Monday he will no longer answer reporters' questions about his background and personal life, following what he called a leak of his personnel record from when he served as a government attorney.