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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: Wichard to meet with NC investigators
RALEIGH, N.C. — NFL agent Gary Wichard will talk with investigators from the North Carolina Secretary of State's office as they review whether the state's sports agent laws were broken.
WYANDOTTE: City attorney says trash bidding process was legal
WYANDOTTE — The city attorney has weighed in on the propriety of allowing a contractor to change a bid for trash collection services.
SC attorney charged with taking tax money
Associated Press - October 2, 2010 2:45 PM ET GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - An attorney has been charged with taking more than $45,000 from the account of a special tax district that oversees a...
Lawyer faces PM's complaint
High-profile Auckland lawyer Leulua'ialii Olinda Woodroffe is facing professional conduct charges after a complaint from Samoan Prime Minister Tuila'epa Sailele Malielegaoi.Samoa Law Society secretary Rosella Papalii said Woodroffe...
Mom cleared in dead lawyer case not allowed to see kids
Pontiac -- Two children of a Farmington Hills woman cleared in the death of her husband will remain in the custody of their father at least temporarily after a hearing Friday in Oakland Circuit Court.
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.
Corby lawyer for accused
Alleged drug trafficker Michael Sacatides will plead his innocence with help of lawyer hired by Schapelle Corby.
Attorney challenges $7M bail in fatal DUI case
Associated Press - October 2, 2010 3:44 PM ET STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - The attorney for a San Joaquin County man charged in a fatal drunken-driving crash is appealing his client's $7 million...
Ratte lawyer: Application refused
Willem Ratte's lawyer says his attempt to lodge an urgent application in the Pretoria High Court for his release and that of his co-accused has been refused.
Attorney challenges $7M bail in fatal DUI case
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - The attorney for a San Joaquin County man charged in a fatal drunken-driving crash is appealing his client's $7 million bail.
Attorney challenges $7M bail in fatal DUI case
Associated Press - October 2, 2010 3:44 PM ET STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - The attorney for a San Joaquin County man charged in a fatal drunken-driving crash is appealing his client's $7 million...
Attorney challenges $7M bail in fatal DUI case
Associated Press - October 2, 2010 3:44 PM ET STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - The attorney for a San Joaquin County man charged in a fatal drunken-driving crash is appealing his client's $7 million...
Attorney challenges $7M bail in fatal DUI case
The attorney for a San Joaquin County man charged in a fatal drunken-driving crash is appealing his client's $7 million bail.
Upstate Attorney Charged with Stealing Money from Community
Greenville, SC  (AP) -- An attorney has been charged with taking more than $45,000 from the account of a special tax district that oversees a Greenville community.
Lawyer for suspect in hit-run that killed officer is negotiating
Services for bicycle officer William Phillips will be Tuesday at Greenfield-Central High.
Attorney challenges $7 million bail in fatal San Joaquin DUI case
STOCKTON - The attorney for a San Joaquin County man charged in a fatal drunken-driving crash is appealing his client's $7 million bail.
Attorney: Deputies need better training to deal with the mentally ill
To attorney Jim Green, the decision facing the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal is simple: "Do you kill mentally ill people who are barricaded in their own homes to prevent them from killing themselves?"
Attorney: Deputies need better training to deal with mentally ill
To attorney Jim Green, the decision facing the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal is simple: "Do you kill mentally ill people who are barricaded in their own homes to prevent them from killing themselves?"
Lawyer negotiating for suspect in hit-and-run that killed cop
While Henry County authorities try to arrange a meeting with a person who might have been driving the car that struck and killed a Greenfield police bicycle officer, multiple tributes to honor him are being planned for next week.
Coakley begins probe, calls for foreclosure moratorium
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley called on Bank of America and other major creditors to delay all...
Lawyer for suspect in hit-run that killed officer is negotiating
Services for bicycle officer William Phillips will be Tuesday at Greenfield-Central High.
SC attorney charged with taking tax money
An attorney has been charged with taking more than $45,000 from the account of a special tax district that oversees a Greenville community.
Lawyer: Singer Mario's assault arrest linked to mom's drug addiction
The arrest of R&B singer Mario for allegedly assaulting his mother was "an unfortunate incident between a loving son and a mother who continues to struggle with a devastating addiction," his lawyer said Saturday.
Candidate for Attorney General Chris Barden Brings Campaign to Duluth
The office of Minnesota's Attorney General is up for grabs this November.
Wife, confidante, lawyer, mother
MADAM KWA Geok Choo, perhaps better known Mrs Lee Kuan Yew, wife of Singapore's founding father and Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, died at home on Saturday. She was 89. She leaves behind MM Lee, 87, sons Lee Hsien Loong who is the Prime Minister, Hsien Yang, 53, and daughter Wei Ling, 55 and several grandchildren.
Corby lawyer to represent trafficking accused
An Australian man accused of drug trafficking will be defended by the same lawyer who represented Schapelle Corby.
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.
Attorney Challenges Client's $7M Bail
The attorney for a San Joaquin County man charged in a fatal drunken-driving crash is appealing his client's $7 million bail.
Attorney Challenges Client's $7M Bail
The attorney for a San Joaquin County man charged in a fatal drunken-driving crash is appealing his client's $7 million bail.
Prosecutor Accused Of Unlawful Sexual Contact
A district attorney from western Colorado has been arrested, accused of unlawful sexual contact and indecent exposure.
Lawyer, employee charged with stalking, ID theft
IRVINE — An Irvine lawyer accused of impersonating his neighbors and creating fake Web pages advertising sexual services from their home is slated to appear in court Oct. 18.
Gloria Allred: Celebrity lawyer takes aim at celebrities, and now Meg Whitman
Using the media spotlight, Gloria Allred has made a career of going after the rich and powerful, and has now set her sights on Republican gubernatorial hopeful Meg Whitman.
Celebrity lawyer takes aim at celebrities
Using the media spotlight, Gloria Allred has made a career of going after the rich and powerful, and has now set her sights on Republican gubernatorial hopeful Meg Whitman
Tybee defense attorney: Chatham DA expanded powers beyond law
The mere presence of a non-attorney during grand jury proceedings involving former Tybee Island police officer Timothy Sullivan may have voided the results, Sullivan's lawyer argues. Citing the prosecution's response to his earlier challenge, defense attorney Richard Darden argues the state's argument expands the district attorney's power beyond existing law. He repeated his request that ...
Killer requests attorney in Beaumont boy's death
A convicted killer who fought to represent himself on murder charges in the death of a 10-year-old Beaumont boy is now requesting an attorney. Joseph Edward Duncan III has requested a hearing Monday morning in an Indio courtroom to ask that a public defender be appointed for the death penalty trial. Once a new attorney is appointed, the defense would have to start over.
REGION: District attorney finishes year in red
Most Riverside County departments stayed within budget last year, but the district attorney's office exceeded its budget by about $1 million and the registrar of voters office finished $341,590 in the
Bar room lawyer
The pub landlord who hopes to change sports broadcasting
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.
Lawyer says teacher's aide to plead guilty to harassment
The Armstrong School District teacher’s aide accused of having sex with a student will plead guilty to a citation for harassment, and the corruption of minors charge will be withdrawn, her attorney confirmed Friday.
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.
With month to go, Dallas County district attorney candidates sharpen messages
There's no debate that Craig Watkins is a celebrity district attorney. The subject of disagreement, and a critical issue of the race for Dallas County district attorney, is how Watkins' star power affects his job performance.
Attorney files motion to send McCluskey case back to Mohave County grand jury for review
KINGMAN — The attorney for one of the three inmates who escaped from a Kingman-area prison in July is asking to send the case back to the Mohave County grand jury.
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.
Candidates for Florida attorney general have differing views on where gay adoption lawsuit should go
Candidates running for Florida attorney general usually want the public to know they'll be tough on crime. Legal philosophies of the people running, and their views on when the office should get involved in civil litigation, usually get short shrift. But the long-simmering issue of gay adoption, a controversy in Florida since it was banned in 1977, is showing how Republican Pam Bondi and ...
Attorney says brother, Burke, among those contacted in JonBenet Ramsey homicide case
Boulder police are conducting a new round of interviews related to the 1996 JonBenet Ramsey homicide based on recommendations from an advisory committee that met in 2009 and pored over all the evidence.
Komisarjevsky lawyer gets contempt hearing postponed in Petit murder case (document/video)
NEW HAVEN — Attorney Jeremiah Donovan, and the attorney representing him, will have an extra 13 days to prepare for a show-cause hearing to explain why Donovan shouldn’t be held in criminal contempt of court.
With month to go, Dallas County district attorney candidates sharpen messages
There's no debate that Craig Watkins is a celebrity district attorney.
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.
Witness Not Trusted Aide, Says Lawyer
MANILA, Philippines – The defense lawyer in the Maguindanao massacre has questioned the court on the so-called trusted–aide of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Andal Ampatuan Sr. who was not indicated as co-conspirator in the massacre. According to Defense Lawyer Gregorio Narvasa, Lakmudin Saliao should be considered as co-conspirator when he played a vital role in the massacre ...