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Raleigh Lawyer Completes DWI Training
Raleigh Criminal Lawyer Damon Chetson recently completed the same 24-hour Driving While Impaired (DWI) course approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for Law Enforcement Officers who conduct DWI investigations.
Lawyer: Slain radio newsman lured teen to NYC home
The lawyer for a New York City teenager accused of fatally stabbing a radio newsman he met on Craigslist says the defendant was lured to the man's apartment for illegal sex
Lawyer: Slain radio newsman lured teen to NYC home
NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for a New York City teenager accused of fatally stabbing a radio newsman he met on Craigslist says the defendant was lured to the man's apartment for illegal sex.
David Thielen: Attorney General John Suthers & murderer Scott Kimball
The fundamental tenet of medicine is "first do no harm." We should expect the same from our Attorney General. I believe that Attorney General John...
Lawyer For Teen Killed By Speeding Milford Police Car Seeks Sanctions Against Town
Halloran Argues Milford Police Intentionally Deleted Police Car Dash Cam Video Records Get Traffic Mobile Text Alerts : Text TRAFFIC To 37798 Get Breaking News Text Alerts : Text NEWS To 37798 A lawyer representing the parents of a man killed by a speeding Milford police car is asking the state Freedom of Information Commission to impose a civil penalty against the town for the destruction of ...
Lawyer For Teen Killed By Speeding Milford Police Car Seeks Sanctions Against Town
Halloran Argues Milford Police Intentionally Deleted Police Car Dashboard Camera Video Records Get Traffic Mobile Text Alerts : Text TRAFFIC To 37798 Get Breaking News Text Alerts : Text NEWS To 37798 A lawyer representing the parents of a man killed by a speeding Milford police car is asking the state Freedom of Information Commission to impose a civil penalty against the town for the ...
Lawyer for N.J. man accused of impregnating daughters questions credibility of testimonies
PATERSON — The lawyer for a New Jersey man accused of raping five of his daughters and keeping his family subjugated with beatings and near-imprisonment told a jury today that the allegations were so outrageous that it was impossible for...
No ethics complaint pending against Caprio's dad
A lawyer for Rhode Island's Ethics Commission says there's no complaint currently pending against the father of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Frank Caprio.
Virginia AG: 'Liberty' Trumps Health Care Law
Virginia's top-ranking attorney warned Monday that the federal government will be able to order Americans to buy anything if the state's lawsuit against the health care overhaul goes down, after a federal judge in Richmond heard arguments in the landmark case.
Iowans receiving partial refunds after settlement
The Iowa attorney general says more than 2,800 former customers of an Illinois buying club have started receiving partial refunds after a settlement.
Magnitsky Backers Hit for Defamation
MOSCOW — U.S. lawyer Jamison Firestone, Hermitage Capital head William Browder and Russian opposition activists face possible charges after police opened a defamation investigation at the request of the senior Interior Minister investigator implicated in the prison death of Hermitage Capital lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
Lawyer for Staten Island murder suspect Eric Bellucci requests medical attention, suicide watch
30-year-old Annadale man arraigned on 2nd-degree murder charges in parents' slaying
Idaho to collect $1.65M in drug pricing settlement
The Idaho attorney general's office has announced a $1.65 million settlement with a generic drug maker over pricing, but nearly 70 percent of the money goes to the federal government.
Lawyer: Octuplets' mom implanted with 12 embryos
Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor implanted a dozen embryos in the pregnancy that gave her octuplets, a state attorney said Monday, a number that another doctor said was unheard of and surpasses Suleman's assertion that only six embryos were implanted.
Lawsuit alleges Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan reduces insurance competition in Saginaw hospitals
Attorney General Mike Cox on Monday announced his office has filed suit to stop Blue Cross from forming anti-competitive contracts with hospitals, including St. Mary's of Michigan and Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw.
Lawyer: Octuplets’ mom implanted with 12 embryos
Lawyer: Octuplets’ mom implanted with 12 embryos By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER The Associated Press Updated Oct 18, 2010 05:02PM MDT LOS ANGELES • Nadya Suleman’s fertility doctor implanted a dozen embryos in the pregnancy that gave her octuplets, a state attorney said Monday, a number that another doctor said was unheard of and surpasses Suleman’s assertion that only six embryos were implanted. Dr ...
Some victims celebrate Weinberger plea agreement; lawyer of victim: not enough
The agreement to plead guilty by former Merrillville sinus Dr.Mark Weinberger brought long-awaited satisfaction to some of thealleged victims in his medical fraud case.
First lady rallies voters in support of Blumenthal
STAMFORD, Conn. — First lady Michelle Obama urged voters to send Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal to the U.S. Senate, where her husband needs strong leaders to help fight for reform, she told a crowd of 800 supporters Monday. With Blumenthal sitting on a stool to her right and a...
Buyout firm: Citigroup cheated in EMI auction
A British private equity firm was duped into paying billions of dollars for the struggling music company EMI in 2007 by Citigroup, which was advising both companies in the deal, a lawyer told a jury at the start of a civil trial Monday.
Buyout firm: Citigroup cheated in EMI auction
A British private equity firm was duped into paying billions of dollars for the struggling music company EMI in 2007 by Citigroup, which was advising both companies in the deal, a lawyer told a jury at the start of a civil trial Monday.
Prosecutor: Trenton lawyer tried to intimidate ex
Authorities say a lawyer tried to intimidate an ex-girlfriend who made a domestic violence claim against him by suing her for $250,000.
District Attorney clears sheriff's deputy who shot attacker
A Dane County Sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a Madison manwho was attacking him will face no criminal liability, Dane CountyDistrict Attorney Ismael Ozanne said Monday.
Lawyer: 'T.I. disappointed by sentence'
T.I.'s lawyer says that the rapper is "disappointed" after receiving an 11-month prison sentence.
Lawyer: Slain Radio Newsman 'Lured' Teen To Home
The lawyer for a New York City teenager accused of fatally stabbing a former Denver radio host he met on Craigslist says the defendant was lured to the man's apartment for illegal sex.
Plea on ‘Brahmin’ judge stuns court
Ahmedabad, Oct. 18: A Gujarat High Court judge was left stunned when the lawyer of a Dalit petitioner argued he would not be able to do justice to his case because he was a Brahmin.
Worthy says lawyer, probation agent abused their powers
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced charges today against two men in unrelated cases she claims abused their positions of authority to control and abuse women.
Former city attorney loses law license for 6 months
Former city attorney loses law license for 6 months
Islam is religion protected by First Amendment, U.S. attorney says
Federal brief filed to prevent improper ruling in Rutherford County More
Lawyer: Toys ‘R’ Us Owes Consumers $23M For Gift Cards
Participants in the class action say the retail giant allegedly did not allow them to redeem their gift cards when the balances went below $10, as required by a state law.
State: Cost Estimates From Casey's New Lawyer Too High
The state agency responsible for distributing funds for indigent clients like Casey Anthony is fighting how high the cost of the case could go after the addition of a new defense lawyer.
Wilson has potential to be good attorney general
THE MOST striking thing about this year’s race for attorney general is how much less prepared the candidates are for the job than previous attorneys general. Republican Alan Wilson and Democrat Matthew Richardson both seem to be sincere, well-intentioned candidates who understand that the attorney general’s job is to defend the law, whether he likes it or not, and not to use the courts to ...
Defense lawyer says Arroyo no ordinary witness
Now that she is no longer covered by executive privilege, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is invoking her constitutional right as an accused to remain silent on the scuttled $329-million contract with China.
Don't revoke approval, asks lawyer
COLLINGWOOD - A local lawyer has asked councillors not to approve a staff report to town council, that would revoke the draft plan of subdivision for a west-end property.[...]
CARVER COUNTY - Attorney featured in Discovery show
A 2001 homicide case prosecuted by Carver County Attorney Jim Keeler is the subject of an hour-long television program on the Investigation Discovery channel.
Metz challenging Keeler for Carver County Attorney position
For our coverage of the 2010 election concerning the Carver County Attorney’s race, a question and answer session was recently held with incumbent candidate Jim Keeler and challenger Mark Metz. The candidates’ responses appear below.
Finance officials, attorney general clash on medical records tax
LITTLE ROCK — A state finance official says he disagrees with Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on whether companies that maintain medical records are required to collect a sales tax when releasing those records to Arkansas patients.
Lawyer: Octuplets' mom was implanted with 12 embryos
View full sizeReed Saxon / APFertility specialist Dr. Michael Kamrava prepares for a hearing Monday in Los Angeles before the California Board of Medical Examiners on possible suspension or revocation of his medical license. He is accused of "grossly negligent''...
Attorney General Fined For Filing Reports Late
Columbia, SC (AP) -- South Carolina's attorney general will be fined $100 for not filing his campaign finance reports on time.
Lawyer: Slain radio newsman lured teen to NYC home
A teenager accused of fatally stabbing a radio newsman he met through Craigslist was lured to the man's apartment for illegal sex, his lawyer said Monday at the start of the boy's trial on a charge of second-degree murder.
Closing arguments finished in NJ incest trial
The lawyer for a New Jersey man accused of raping five of his daughters said in his closing argument Monday that the allegations against his client were so outrageous as to be impossible to believe.
Attorney general to speak in Berwyn, Cicero
State Attorney General Lisa Madigan and State Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez will be at the Pav YMCA at noon,
Defense attorney: Woman accused in National City stabbing innocent of murder
A young woman was defending herself when she fatally stabbed another young woman during a fight in National City last year, a defense attorney said Monday.
Layton woman accused of strangling kids faces competency review
FARMINGTON — The attorney for a Layton woman accused of killing her two children asked Monday for a review of her...
Lawyer: 'T.I. disappointed with prison sentence'
Rap superstar T.I. is "disappointed" to be heading back behind bars after an Atlanta judge revoked his probation following his drug arrest last month.
2010 ELECTIONS Courant Endorses George C. Jepsen For Attorney General
Vote Nov. 2 Lawyer, former lawmaker brings background, experience The ideal attorney general would have a stellar academic and legal background, know the inner workings of state government and have the judgment and maturity to use the office's resources effectively for the betterment of the state.
Lawyer: 'T.I. disappointed with prison sentence'
Rap superstar T.I. is "disappointed" to be heading back behind bars after an Atlanta judge revoked his probation following his drug arrest last month.
Albany murder suspect attorney questions seeking death penalty
The attorney representing Allen Robinson says he has serious questions about prosecutors seeking the death penalty nearly two years after his arrest.
Que. actor's pornography trial postponed
The lawyer of a Quebec actor charged with possession and distribution of child pornography stepped down on Monday, postponing the trial until Nov. 18.
Florida Lawyer to Meet With Feds on Foreclosures
A Florida lawyer representing 3,000 homeowners in disputed foreclosures said he will meet with federal officials Tuesday about their cases.
Prison time for woman who stole from APT
Attorney General Troy King announced that a Birmingham woman will serve time in prison for stealing from Alabama Public Television.