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Ont. Attorney General to meet with sex abuse victims
Ontario's Attorney General says he'll meet male survivors of sexual abuse in the wake of mounting criticism over how the province is choosing to fund agencies that help victims.
Attorney picked to fill Mascara vacancy faces hearing today
This article has been read 236 times. McMurray attorney Phil Melograne moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the next judge in Washington County.
Gowling to plead guilty: lawyer
The trial of a Turkey Point man accused of trying to kill his ex-wife took a surprise turn Tuesday when the man's lawyer suddenly announced his client is ready to plead guilty to a new set of charges.[...]
Five attorney general candidates make their case in debate
BRISTOL, R.I. -- The five candidates for attorney general were at Roger Williams University Tuesday night, each trying to make the case that he would be the best lawyer for the citizens of Rhode Island.
Hershey school watchdog hits Corbett probe timing
A watchdog group on Tuesday accused state Attorney General and Republican nominee for governor Tom Corbett of dragging his feet in launching an investigation to protect political allies involved in the purchase of a golf course by the trust that oversees the Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children.
Rifqa Bary fallout: Blogger, Orlando lawyer fight $10M defamation lawsuit
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A blogger and an Orlando lawyer who were sued over comments they made in the Rifqa Bary case said in court filings Tuesday that their remarks and postings were constitutionally protected free speech.
Lawyer doesn't buy Schrenker's claims he's broke
An Indiana money manager facing prison for trying to fake his death by parachuting out of a plane and crashing it after a fraud scheme began to unravel testified Tuesday that he has no money to pay child support.
Lawyer doesn't buy Schrenker's claims he's broke
(AP:NOBLESVILLE, Ind.) An Indiana money manager facing prison for trying to fake his death by parachuting out of a plane and crashing it after a fraud scheme began to unravel testified Tuesday that he has no money to pay child support.
Lawyer: Authorities botched investigation of Ill., Ind. shooting — left real killer at large
JOLIET, Ill. - An attorney says a small-town police officer who's free after being wrongly jailed for a series of deadly shootings along the Illinois-Indiana border is the victim of a botched investigation.
Lawyer: Authorities botched shooting investigation
An attorney says a small-town police officer who's free after being wrongly jailed for a series of deadly shootings along the Illinois-Indiana border is the victim of a botched investigation.
Blogger, lawyer cite free speech in Ohio lawsuit
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A blogger and a lawyer sued over comments they made in the case of a Muslim-to-Christian convert said in court filings Tuesday that their remarks and postings were constitutionally protected free speech.
Kansas attorney general to announce arrests linked to online ads
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six is announcing two arrests linked to adult services listings in the online directory Backpage.com.
Lawyer looks to avoid wiping out
Paul Pearson’s not afraid of the big balls and he has a good vertical leap to help him get over the sweeper arm. What he’s most concerned about, however, is looking foolish on national TV.
Banks Pressed by AG to Halt, Fix Foreclosures
Florida’s attorney general asked lenders to come up with a solution to the foreclosure crisis, as officials around the country open an investigation
New Mexico AG: No board conflict in emissions case
The New Mexico Attorney General's Office has dismissed allegations that some of the state regulators considering whether to adopt new rules to curb greenhouse gas emissions have a conflict of interest.
AG wants another probe on Ala. Supreme Court leak
Alabama Attorney General Troy King is asking the state's chief justice to start a second investigation to determine who may have leaked advance information about a gambling decision the Alabama Supreme Court was releasing and whether there was influence on the court from the governor's office.
Attorney: Abuse victim will sue Kratz
A domestic abuse victim targeted by Ken Kratzs unwanted sexually suggestive text messages plans to file a suit against the former Calumet County prosecutor, her attorney said Tuesday. Michael R. Fox said he will file a claim Friday on behalf of Stephanie Van Groll, and more information will be made available at that time. The suit is being filed in U.S. District Court Eastern District of ...
Attorney: Abuse victim will sue former Calument County District Attorney Ken Kratz
A domestic abuse victim targeted by Ken Kratzs unwanted sexually suggestive text messages plans to file a suit against the former Calumet County prosecutor, her attorney said Tuesday.
MO Attorney General to Investigate Banks, Lenders
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says he's joining a probe of banks and mortgage lenders by attorneys general in dozens of states. They want to find out if the lenders have been bilking people out of their homes through unfair business practices.
Malaysian lawyer charged in millionaire murder
A Malaysian court charged a lawyer and three farm workers Wednesday with the murder of a self-made cosmetics mogul and three others in a case that has gripped the nation.
Malaysian lawyer charged in millionaire murder
(AP:KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) A Malaysian court charged a lawyer and three farm workers Wednesday with the murder of a self-made cosmetics mogul and three others in a case that has gripped the nation.
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Lawyer: Hungary court decides not to charge head of firm linked to sludge spill, sets him free.
City attorney seeks judge's recusal
Thelma Grimes/San Pedro Valley News-Sun After filing a motion asking Cochise County Superior Court Judge Stephen Desens to reconsider an earlier ruling that went against the city, Benson City Attorney Michael Massee followed up with a motion for the judge to recuse himself completely.
Lawyer: Hungarian sludge firm CEO faces no charges
A judge on Wednesday dismissed prosecution demands that the head of a metals company linked to Hungary's devastating red sludge spill be charged with negligence and he has been released from police custody, his lawyer said.
Attorney Wants No Jail For Woman Who Pleaded Guilty To Killing Newborn
A Fayette County woman has pleaded guilty in the death of her newborn baby, and now her attorney is asking a judge that she not be sent to prison.
Attorney advised Ridgefield mayor not to take $10,000 bribe
Newark criminal defense attorney Henry Klingeman said he advised Ridgefield Mayor Anthony Suarez not to take money from a purported developer.
Lawyer: Hungarian sludge firm CEO faces no charges
A judge on Wednesday dismissed prosecution demands that the head of a metals company linked to Hungary's devastating red sludge spill be charged with negligence and he has been released from police custody, his lawyer...
Lawyer: Hungarian sludge firm CEO faces no charges
The lawyer defending the head of the company linked to Hungary's devastating red sludge spill says a judge has ruled against charging him and he's been released from custody.
Lawyer: Hungarian sludge firm CEO faces no charges
VESZPREM, Hungary (AP) - The lawyer defending the head of the company linked to Hungary's devastating red sludge spill says a judge has ruled against charging him and he's been released from custody.
Lawyer: Hungarian sludge firm CEO faces no charges
A judge on Wednesday dismissed prosecution demands that the head of a metals company linked to Hungary's devastating red sludge spill be charged with negligence and he has been released from police custody, his lawyer...
Lawyer: Satellite providers want fairness
The attorney representing satellite TV providers in a fight over a 2003 state sale tax tells the Ohio Supreme Court the industry isn't looking for a refund.
Lawyer: Satellite providers want fairness
The attorney representing satellite TV providers in a fight over a 2003 state sale tax tells the Ohio Supreme Court the industry isn't looking for a refund.
Feedback: Lawyer Estelito Mendoza responds to 'legal luminary'
What is regrettable about some of my colleagues in the bar is that when they do not achieve what they aspire for, they make excuses at the expense of others.
Lawyer doesn't buy Schrenker's claims he's broke
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — An Indiana money manager facing prison for trying to fake his death by parachuting out of a plane and crashing it after a fraud scheme began to unravel testified Tuesday that he has no money to pay child support. But a lawyer...
Attorney: Ninnekah can move its 911
Grady County cannot legally keep the City of Ninnekah from moving its 911 lines and dispatch services from the county to the City of Chickasha. That was the legal opinion offered to Grady County commissioners Tuesday morning during a regularly scheduled meeting of the trio.
Lawyer: Satellite providers want fairness
(AP:COLUMBUS, Ohio) The attorney representing satellite TV providers in a fight over a 2003 state sale tax tells the Ohio Supreme Court the industry isn't looking for a refund.
City attorney will return to old firm for $375k
Ending her 15-year-long tenure in the City Beautiful, embattled City Attorney Elizabeth M. Hernandez told the City Commission Tuesday that she was resigning effective December 31.
Lawyer says head of Hungarian firm linked to sludge spill won’t face charges
Lawyer of Zoltan Bakonyi, CEO of firm linked to devastating red sludge spill, says judge found prosecutors couldn’t substantiate charges
No charges for head of Hungarian firm linked to sludge spill: lawyer
Lawyer of Zoltan Bakonyi, CEO of firm linked to devastating red sludge spill, says judge found prosecutors couldn’t substantiate charges
Iowa attorney general will lead 49-state mortgage foreclosure probe
Attorney General Tom Miller said today he’s leading a 49-state bipartisan group to review so-called “robo-signing” within the mortgage servicing industry.
Lawyer: Satellite providers want fairness
The attorney representing satellite TV providers in a fight over a 2003 state sale tax tells the Ohio Supreme Court the industry isn't looking for a refund.
Lawyer: Satellite providers don't seek tax refund
An attorney for satellite TV providers fighting a state sales tax not applied to their cable competitors told Ohio's high court Wednesday that the industry isn't looking for a refund.
Facebook attorney says WNY man's ownership claims are 'latest scam'
An Allegany County businessman who claims to own 84 percent of the Facebook.com social networking business was characterized by an opposing attorney today as a scam artist and a convicted felon.
Lawyer: Hungary court decides not to charge head of firm linked to sludge spill, sets him free, EU
Lawyer: Hungary court decides not to charge head of firm linked to sludge spill, sets him free.
Lawyer: Hungarian sludge firm CEO faces no charges
A judge on Wednesday dismissed prosecution demands that the head of a metals company linked to Hungary's devastating red sludge spill be charged with negligence and he has been released from pol...
California Joins Nationwide Foreclosures Investigation
Attorney General Jerry Brown says the state of California will take part in a joint investigation into allegations that mortgage companies may have improperly or illegally foreclosed on hundreds of thousands of homeowners.
Attorney General's Office says N.J. abortion doctor was 'grossly negligent'
Disciplinary hearings for doctor who transported patients to Elkton to continue The New Jersey Attorney General's Office says an abortion doctor was "grossly negligent" in transporting the patients from Voorhees, N.J., to Elkton, to take advantage of disparities in state abortion laws.
Attorney General and Sec. of State races garner little attention
Voters will soon elect a new slate of statewide officers.   While the governor's race has garnered most of the attention, other "down ballot" offices also directly impact many lives. 
Lawyer contests Egypt-Kuwait Holding land deal
CAIRO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - An Egyptian lawyer filed a suit on Wednesday against Egypt's prime minister and agriculture minister seeking to annul a sale of state land to Cairo-based private equity firm Egypt Kuwait Holding .
Lawyer contests Egypt-Kuwait Holding land deal
CAIRO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - An Egyptian lawyer filed a suit on Wednesday against Egypt's prime minister and agriculture minister seeking to annul a sale of state land to Cairo-based private equity firm Egypt Kuwait Holding .