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District attorney won't pursue Rainier police chief's complaint against Taylor
RAINIER — The Columbia County District Attorney will not pursuea complaint Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter filed againstcouncilwoman and mayoral candidate Judith Taylor.
Missouri attorney general weighs in on FSM-Dish flap
Fox Sports Midwest, as well as the FX and National Geographicnetworks, remain off Dish Network because of a dispute over money.And Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is of the opinion thatDish customers who have long-term deals with that satelliteprovider should either have their bill reduced because thosechannels no longer are included, or be allowed to cancel theircontracts without penalty ...
County dismisses assistant attorney over performance
AUBURN — A lawyer in the Cayuga County attorney’s office losther job last week, making her the third prominent county employeeto leave since May.
Lawyer: Ex-player to plead guilty in Carmel case
CARMEL — A lawyer for one of four former Carmel High School basketball players accused of assaulting students in a locker room and team bus says his client will plead guilty.
Republican Attorney General Candidate Luther Strange Visits Madison
A man who could be Alabama's next Attorney General made a stop in Madison, and at 6' 9", it would be hard to miss Luther Strange! He may be known as "Big Luther" because of his height, but the candidate wants to be known for much more.
Attorney: City 'Destroyed' Evidence in Case of Atlanta Eagle Bar Raid
A year after a controversial police raid at the Atlanta Eagle gay bar, court documents in a lawsuit against the City and police point to a possible cover-up by the city.
MURRIETA: City attorney to represent county on state agency
MURRIETA ---- Murrieta City Attorney Leslie Devaney has been appointed to the California League of Cities Legal Advocacy Committee.
Lawyer donates time, talents time and again
Cary Gray was honored as the inaugural recipient of Baylor's Alumnus of the Year award at Thursday night's Baylor Board of Regents dinner.
State Attorney Investigating Everest University
LAKELAND | Everest University, which has a satellite campus in Lakeland, is one of five for-profit universities the Florida Attorney General's Office is investigating for misrepresentation.
RE - Betty Mould-Iddrisu: Ghana’s Worst Attorney-General Ever
The Patriotic Youth Movement reacts to a statement by the NPP-USA branch, which was posted on www.ghanaweb.com on 14th October, 2010 and captioned: Betty Mould-Iddrisu: Ghana’s Worst Attorney-General Ever.
State widens inquiry into Vernon
Attorney general's office issues subpoenas for information on former and current officials. The action comes after L.A. County's district attorney suggested that the scandal-plagued city be disbanded. The California attorney general's office on Thursday significantly widened its probe into the city of Vernon, issuing subpoenas for information on high salaries, lavish travel bills and pension ...
Lawyer for slain student’s family wants evidence preserved
The New York-based lawyer representing the family of Danroy “D.J.’’ Henry Jr. said he plans to file a request today in State Supreme Court in White Plains, N.Y., to preserve all the evidence relevant to the Easton native’s death, including surveillance tapes from businesses and police vehicles, 911 tapes, and ambulance response times.
Lawyer: Ex-player to plead guilty in Carmel case
A lawyer for one of four former Carmel High School basketball players accused of assaulting students in a locker room and team bus says his client will plead guilty.
Chevron allowed to question lawyer in Ecuador case
LAWSUITS Chevron may question lawyer A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday granted Chevron Corp. the right to depose a lawyer who is leading a $27 billion lawsuit against the company in Ecuador. District Court Judge Lewis...
Nuttall was a fixer, says lawyer
Gordon Nuttall was a minister trying to fix problems and was not earning dodgy money, his lawyer says.
Nuttall lawyer attacks key witness
A businessman claiming he paid kickbacks to former Queensland government minister Gordon Nuttall is angry, volatile and dishonest, a jury has been told.
Nuttall lawyer attacks key witness
A businessman claiming he paid kickbacks to former Queensland government minister Gordon Nuttall is angry, volatile and dishonest, a jury has been told.
Call for inquiry into Supreme Court judge
The lawyer who brought the original complaint against Justice Bill Wilson is calling for a commission of inquiry
Ex-client files complaint against White Plains lawyer
A White Plains lawyer is under investigation by the state's judicial grievance committee after a Bronx man claimed he failed to represent him in court and has not returned his fee.
Missouri attorney general urges education for Bustamante
Missouri's attorney general says the 16-year-old girl accused of killing a young neighbor has a right to be educated while awaiting trial. Alyssa Bustamante is charged as an adult with first-degree murder in last October's death of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten near Jefferson City.
Bratz Lawyer Sees Sign in 9th Circuit's Revised Opinion
In the Bratz versus Barbie battle, the 9th Circuit on Thursday tweaked its earlier opinion in a way the winning side says is the court's pre-emptive strike at thwarting U.S. Supreme Court review.
Plaintiffs' attorney questions intent behind Tenn. mosque proposal
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney for opponents of a proposed mosque attempted Thursday to use unverified Internet information to prove that there is a militant motive behind the project.
Lawyer sues village candidates over campaign posters
Fed up with the posting of campaign materials on his fence and trees near his house, a lawyer here has decided to sue several candidates in next Monday’s barangay (village) and youth council elections.
Attorney's case now is mistrial
Lake Superior Court Judge Sheila Moss declared a mistrial in the case of a Gary attorney charged with trafficking with an inmate. Jurors had been selected and a second witness was testifying when the trial of Gary City Attorney Carl C. Jones broke around lunchtime. After about an hour, a court staff member called the attorneys into the courtroom. They later emerged and said a mistrial had been ...
Charges dropped against Zimbabwe diamond activist: lawyer
HARARE (AFP) - Prosecutors have dropped charges against Zimbabwean activist Farai Maguwu, who had been accused of endangering national security by exposing rights abuses in diamond fields, his lawyer said Friday.
Charges dropped against Zimbabwe diamond activist: lawyer
Prosecutors have dropped charges against Zimbabwean activist Farai Maguwu, who had been accused of endangering national security by exposing rights abuses in diamond fields, his lawyer said Friday.
Keep, concubine? Senior lawyer says SC's usage anti-women
She objected to the SC's use of the word 'keep' in a judgement yesterday on live-in relationships.
Attorney help crucial in estate planning
A seasoned professional can be a big help to people who are crafting an estate plan.
Brother of missing Chinese lawyer appeals to police
The brother of missing prominent Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng said Friday he had travelled to Beijing to ask police about his sibling's whereabouts but was turned back without any news.
Brother of missing Chinese lawyer appeals to police
The brother of missing prominent Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng said Friday he had travelled to Beijing to ask police about his sibling's whereabouts but was turned back without any news.
Attorney General investigators interview Jordan-Elbridge employees, seek access to records
J-E Superintendent Marilyn Dominick, who is set to leave next Friday, unsure what she will do if judge overturns her severance agreement.
Court monitor sought for California city in pay scandal
California's attorney general asked a state court on Thursday to appoint a monitor to oversee the finances of the city of Bell, California, which has been embroiled in a scandal over the excessive compensation of some of its former top officials.
Keep, concubine? Senior lawyer says SC's usage anti-women
Senior government lawyer Indira Jaisingh created quite a flutter in the Supreme Court by strongly objecting to the use of the word "keep" in a judgment on the right of maintenance for women in live-in relationships.
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Name: Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. Age: 53 Party Affiliation: Republican Occupation: Richmond County District Attorney Decision to Run: This much is clear to me and so many New Yorkers: Albany is broken and we all deserve better. Corruption and dysfunction are all too commonplace and powerful insiders control the process to benefit a narrow few. Like so many New Yorkers, I became frustrated and ...
Brother of missing Chinese lawyer appeals to police
BEIJING (AFP) - The brother of missing prominent Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng said Friday he had travelled to Beijing to ask police about his sibling's whereabouts but was turned back without any news.
Brother of missing Chinese lawyer appeals to police
BEIJING (AFP) - The brother of missing prominent Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng said Friday he had travelled to Beijing to ask police about his sibling's whereabouts but was turned back without any news.
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Name: Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. Age: 53 Party Affiliation: Republican Occupation: Richmond County District Attorney Decision to Run: This much is clear to me and so many New Yorkers: Albany is broken and we all deserve better. Corruption and dysfunction are all too commonplace and powerful insiders control the process to benefit a narrow few. Like so many New Yorkers, I became frustrated and ...
Colleague: Slain lawyer involved in shady dealings
A medical malpractice defense lawyer was gunned down inside his Novi apartment this week, and his death has been ruled a homicide.
Colleague: Slain lawyer involved in shady dealings
A medical malpractice defense lawyer was gunned down inside his Novi apartment this week, and his death has been ruled a homicide.
Parish attorney on leave after arrest
L’Observateur LAPLACE – A St. John the Baptist Parish attorney who serves as the Parish Council’s legal advisor, has taken a leave of absence from the district attorney’s office following an arrest for DWI and public intimidation on Sept. 23.
Attorney seeks to protect evidence in Danroy Henry Jr. killing
The attorney for the family of the Pace University student from Easton who was killed on Sunday by New York police...
An Attorney Talks 'Real Estate Disarray'
The relatively clear-cut procedures that used to guide the housing market no longer apply -- and for one attorney, that shift means people need a lot more coaching as they try to navigate tough real-estate decisions.
Lawyer for Pace football players alleges police are engaged in 'coverup'
The attorney for four Pace University football players and witnesses to the shooting of Danroy Henry Jr. today accused Westchester County authorities of a "coverup'' and demanded that the New York attorney general or the US Department of Justice take over the investigation into Henry's death.
American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Litigation 2010 Special Report: Probing the Mysteries of e-Discovery and ...
The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Litigation 2010 special report looks at the thorny issues of e-discovery and electronic data, including recent and inconsistent e-discovery rulings, an account of the Qualcomm lawyers who failed to discover 200,000 electronic pages, and emerging law firm strategies for delivering combined technical and legal expertise.
American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Litigation 2010 Special Report: Probing the Mysteries of e-Discovery and ...
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Litigation 2010 special report looks at e-discovery and electronic data, including recent and inconsistent e-discovery rulings.
Attorney General Won't Appeal Gay Adoption Ruling
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum will not appeal an appellate court's ruling that the ban on gay adoption is unconstitutional.
Sypher lawyer alleges conspiracy
A new defense team for the woman convicted of trying to blackmail University of Louisville coach Rick Pitino claimed Thursday that she was a victim of a "runaway federal justice system" intent on protecting the university.
Ex-official pleads guilty in e-mail eavesdropping scheme
The former top lawyer for the Ohio Department of Public Safety pleaded guilty this morning to three misdemeanor charges that he illegally obtained confidential information as part of an e-mail surveillance program in his office.
District Attorney Will Release New Info On Laurean Case
Onslow County District Attorney Dewey Hudson says he'll release new information next week that reveals what the wife of Cesar Laurean knew about the death of Maria Lauterbach.
Law firm: James Neal, Watergate prosecutor, dies
NASHVILLE, Tenn. AP) — Attorney James F. Neal, who prosecuted Jimmy Hoffa and key Watergate figures and later defended Exxon Corp. after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, has died. He was 81.