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D.C. Wire: Probe of council member Harry Thomas launched
The D.C. Attorney General's Office is requesting that council member Harry Thomas Jr. (D-Ward 5) voluntarily turn over documents and other information about a non-profit organization he operates that is not registered with the Internal Revenue Service or in good standing with city regulators.
Nashville Attorney, Watergate Prosecutor James F. Neal Dies
Attorney James F. Neal, who successfully prosecuted Jimmy Hoffa and Watergate figures and later defended high-profile clients, including Exxon, after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, has died.
Prominent attorney Peterson dies at 85
Longtime attorney and community champion Dick Peterson died Monday night at the age of 85.
Nashville attorney and Watergate prosecutor Jim Neal is dead
Famed for Hoffa and Watergate prosecutions, attorney had prominent national profile  
Attorney James Neal, who tried Watergate figures and defended Exxon Corp. after spill, dies
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - James F. Neal, who successfully prosecuted Jimmy Hoffa and key Watergate figures and later defended such prominent clients as the Exxon Corp. after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, has died. He was 81.
Plaintiffs' attorney questions Tenn. mosque intent
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.
Prominent attorney Peterson dies at 85
Longtime attorney and community champion Dick Peterson died Monday night at the age of 85.
Miners' lawyer questions swift hospital discharge: some not well
Santiago - At least two of the 33 miners rescued after weeks underground in northern Chile are in a very bad psychological condition, the lawyer who represents them said Friday.
Attorney General's office investigating J-E school board
The New York State Attorney General's Office has confirmed that it is investigating the actions of the Jordan-Elbridge School Board.
Juror Accuses Lawyer Of Coaching Turner Witness
The prosecution's key witness in the corruption case of Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner testified Thursday and Friday that he gave him a $1,000 bribe. But a juror yelled out in the court that the witness was being coached on the stand.
Graham James lawyer and authorities talking
OTTAWA - More than a week after authorities issued a Canada-wide warrant for convicted sex offender Graham James, his lawyer says the former junior hockey coach remains committed to addressing nine new charges.
Ex-Delphi Chief Battenberg Misled Investors, SEC Lawyer Tells Detroit Jury
Former Delphi Corp. Chief Executive Officer J.T. Battenberg III misled investors about the company’s financial condition, a lawyer for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission told a jury at the start of a trial.
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.
Attorney: Doctors Couldn't Save Teen's Severed Leg
An attorney for the family of a teen whose leg was severed when a car hit her says doctors were not able to save the girl's leg.
Attorney for Jabalee asks judge to declare mistrial
The defense attorney for a man accused of stabbing and beating his parents to death in the garage of their New Baltimore home in 2006 has asked the judge to declare a mistrial.
Watergate lawyer, James Neal dies at 81
James F. Neal, who successfully prosecuted Jimmy Hoffa and key Watergate scandal figures from the Nixon administration and later defended such prominent clients as the Exxon Corp. after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, has died. He was 81.
Graham James will co-operate: lawyer
The lawyer for convicted sex offender Graham James, wanted on a Canada-wide warrant issued last week, says the former junior hockey coach remains committed to addressing nine new charges.
Graham James will co-operate: lawyer
The lawyer for convicted sex offender Graham James, wanted on a Canada-wide warrant issued last week, says the former junior hockey coach remains committed to addressing nine new charges.
Attorney: Soccer coach accused of sexually assaulting player is a good family man
HOUSTON -- The defense attorney for a Houston-area youth soccer coach accused of sexually assaulting one of his players said his client is a good family man, and that the truth about him will come out during the trial. Ian Crowe, 38, is accused of five counts of sexual assault of a child and one count of indecency with a child, second-degree felonies that carry a potential punishment of two to ...
Graham James will co-operate on sex charges, lawyer says
The lawyer for convicted sex offender Graham James says the former junior hockey coach remains committed to addressing nine new charges.
Attorney accused of aggressive behavior in San Joaquin County court
STOCKTON -- San Joaquin County Public Defender Peter Fox has fallen under investigation for allegedly challenging a prosecutor to fight during a verbal tirade this week when tempers flared in a Stockton courtroom.
Mitchell vying for district attorney position
Brenda F. Mitchell has announced her candidacy for district attorney for the 11th Circuit Court District, which includes Bolivar, Coahoma, Quitman and Tunica Counties.
Mitchell vying for district attorney position
Brenda F. Mitchell has announced her candidacy for district attorney for the 11th Circuit Court District, which includes Bolivar, Coahoma, Quitman and Tunica Counties.
Attorney accused of aggressive behavior in San Joaquin County court
San Joaquin County prosecutor accused attorney of challenging him to fight during courtroom altercation
Graham James will co-operate: lawyer
The lawyer for convicted sex offender Graham James, wanted on a Canada-wide warrant issued last week, says the former junior hockey coach remains committed to addressing nine new charges.
US lawyer discusses expected charges in Rwanda
MINNEAPOLIS - An American law professor jailed in Rwanda earlier this year says he has "no doubt" he'd be killed if he returns to a Rwandan court to face charges.
US lawyer discusses expected charges in Rwanda
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota law professor jailed in Rwanda earlier this year says he has "no doubt" he'd be killed if he returns to a Rwandan court to face charges.
US Lawyer Discusses Expected Charges In Rwanda
A Minnesota law professor jailed in Rwanda earlier this year says he has "no doubt" he'd be killed if he returns to a Rwandan court to face charges.
Attorney General's office launches J-E school investigation
The New York State Attorney General's Office has confirmed that it has launched an investigation into a matter relating to Jordan-Elbridge schools.
Nashville lawyer, Watergate prosecutor Jim Neal dies
Neal also prosecuted Jimmy Hoffa; was defense attorney for Elvis Presley's doctor, Exxon in the Valdez case
Lawyer: Graham James will co-operate with authorities
Canada-wide warrant has been issued for convicted sex offender and former junior hockey coach
Collier attorney's office: Jackson Lab documents exempt from state's public records laws
The Collier County attorney's office has decided that documents being sought for Jackson Lab are exempt from Florida public records law, according to a notice sent from the county attorney's office to a local Jackson watchdog.
Attorney Pleads Guilty In State E-Mail Probe
UPDATE: A former state lawyer fired for intercepting sensitive e-mails between Ohio public safety employees and investigators has pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts of disclosing confidential information.
Attorney's Questioning Strays From Mosque
An attorney for plaintiffs opposed to construction of a new Islamic Center in Murfreesboro drifts from the hearing's focus.
Lawyer: James will co-operate with police
More than a week after authorities issued a Canada-wide warrant for convicted sex offender Graham James, his lawyer says the former junior hockey coach remains committed to addressing nine new charges.
District attorney candidates tout their legal skills
If elected as district attorney of Norfolk County on Nov. 2, state Sen. Michael Morrissey, D-Quincy, and Jack Coffey, a former special prosecutor, promised to aggressively prosecute offenders and support crime prevention education programs.
Charlottetown lawyer to seek Liberal nomination
Charlottetown lawyer Sean Casey announced Friday he plans to seek the Liberal nomination for the federal riding of Charlottetown.
Walgreen Co. exec vows to fight DUI
By Brian Cox, Special to the Tribune | The lawyer for a Walgreen Co. executive charged with DUI for the second time in 13 months said today he’s sure his client will be cleared.
Attorney Help Crucial in Estate Planning
As government regulations concerning the estate-tax prepare to change we discuss why it's necessary to get an attorney's help when planning for the future
Archbishop McCarthy teen coping, preparing for surgery, lawyer says
Palida 'Monica' Pongpluempitichai, 17, has support from large family, friends In the photo, Palida "Monica" Pongpluempitichai has big eyes and a beautiful smile.
Charlottetown lawyer to seek Liberal nomination
Charlottetown lawyer Sean Casey announced Friday he plans to seek the Liberal nomination for the federal riding of Charlottetown.
Defense attorney says motorcyclist killed in fatal crash was at legal limit for alcohol
A defense attorney for a girl accused of manslaughter in a Julyfatal crash with a motorcycle says there is more to the case thanhas been released.
McHenry state's attorney pleads not guilty in misconduct case
In front of dozens of supporters, McHenry County State's Attorney Louis Bianchi pleaded not guilty today on charges that he used his government office for political gain. Bianchi, who entered the courtroom in Woodstock from a back door usually reserved for judges, remained silent for most of the brief hearing but did greet supporters, many of whom again showed up wearing or holding carnations ...
McCarthy teen coping, preparing for surgeries, lawyer says | 911 call
Palida "Monica" Pongpluempitichai supported by large family, friends In the photo, Palida "Monica" Pongpluempitichai has big eyes and a beautiful smile.
Financier Hands spars with Citi lawyer in court
Financier Guy Hands, who accuses a onetime friend at Citigroup Inc of lying to him about bids for EMI music company, sparred in court on Friday under cross-examination about why he did not call the banker to clear the air.
US lawyer fears death if he returns to Rwanda
A Minnesota law professor jailed in Rwanda earlier this year says he has "no doubt" he'd be killed if he returns to a Rwandan court to face charges.
Attorney: Changes likely to strip club ads
A Jackson attorney representing Danny's Cabaret said today he has contacted the city in an effort to put to rest the controversy over the strip club's suggestive billboards.
Hecker gets lawyer back, but must remain in jail
Denny Hecker won't be released from jail, even for a short furlough, because he has "misrepresented his financial situation" and "frequently and repeatedly defies court orders," making him a flight risk, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Ramsey Urges Attorney General To Oppose Same-Sex Marriage
Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Rob Ramsey urged state Attorney General Bob Cooper to join a suit against same-sex marriage earlier today.
Turner lawyer attempts to discredit witness
BOSTON -- The attorney for Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner tried to discredit the prosecutions key witness on Friday.