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No plea deal on eve of Khadr’s Guantanamo trial: lawyer
No plea deal has been reached in the case of Canadian Guantanamo detainee and former child soldier Omar Khadr, his lawyer said Sunday on the eve of his war crimes trial.
No plea deal on eve of Khadr's Guantanamo trial: lawyer
No plea deal has been reached in the case of Canadian Guantanamo detainee and former child soldier Omar Khadr, his lawyer said Sunday on the eve of his war crimes trial.
Canadian people have let down Omar Khadr: lawyer
Omar Khadr’s Canadian lawyer charged Sunday that the “Canadian people” — in addition to the Canadian government — have let down the Canadian-born terror suspect.
Khadr trial to resume without deal: lawyer
Omar Khadr's Canadian lawyer says his client's war crimes trial will resume as scheduled Monday and that no plea agreement has been reached.
Omar Khadr’s lawyer denies plea deal struck; war-crimes trial still scheduled
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba — A possible agreement by Guantanamo Bay’s youngest inmate to plead guilty to war crimes hung in the balance Sunday with his Canadian lawyer emphatically denying a deal had been struck.
Jefferson County Man Arrested In Pa. Sex Sting
An undercover investigator by the Pennsylvania Attorney Generals Office led to the arrest of a Bloomingdale man.
Khadr’s lawyer denies plea deal struck
Trial to resume Monday
Attorney general race: James Anderson, Luther Strange have sharp differences
The candidates disagree on how the state should approach litigation involving the new health care law, immigration and the BP oil spill.
Lawyer: Canada let down Guantanamo inmate
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The lawyer for a Canadian detainee held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, said Sunday the Canadian people and government both have abandoned him.
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.
Nashville attorney and Watergate prosecutor Jim Neal is dead
Famed for Hoffa and Watergate prosecutions, attorney had prominent national profile  
The financial crisis means the lawyer's billable hour has had its day
In the aftermath of the financial crisis, fee structures across the business community are under more scrutiny than ever.
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 ...
On eve of Khadr trial, no plea deal announced
Omar Khadr's lawyer has denied the existence of a plea deal in the controversial case, less than a day before his client's long-delayed war crimes trial is set to begin at Guantanamo Bay.
The financial crisis means the lawyer's billable hour has had its day
In the aftermath of the financial crisis, fee structures across the business community are under more scrutiny than ever.
On eve of Khadr trial, no plea deal announced
Omar Khadr's lawyer has denied the existence of a plea deal in the controversial case, less than a day before his client's long-delayed war crimes trial is set to begin at Guantanamo Bay.
Khadr trial to resume without deal: lawyer
Omar Khadr's Canadian lawyer says his client's war crimes trial will resume as scheduled Monday and that no plea agreement has been reached.
Attorney: ND teen not at fault in fatal crash
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The attorney for a Morton County teen charged with manslaughter in a fatal crash in Bismarck says she's not to blame.
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 ...
‘No deal,’ lawyer for Khadr says
A possible agreement by Guantanamo Bay’s youngest inmate to plead guilty to war crimes hung in the balance Sunday with his Canadian lawyer emphatically denying a deal had been struck.
Colorado Residents Concerned About Suspicious Phone Calls
The Colorado Attorney General's office warns there's a new identity theft scam targeting Colorado residents by phone.
Khadr trial to resume without deal: lawyer
Omar Khadr's Canadian lawyer says his client's war crimes trial will resume as scheduled Monday and that no plea agreement has been reached.
Kenya: Suspect Protests Over Lawyer-Turned-Prosecutor
A robbery with violence suspect has filed a petition challenging the appointment of a lawyer who represented a complainant in his case to prosecute him on behalf of the State.
Stark policy differences separate attorney general candidates Pam Bondi and Dan Gelber
By Steve Bousquet, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Sunday, October 24, 2010 ORLANDO — In the cozy confines of a cable TV studio, Pam Bondi and Dan Gelber exchanged light banter, but when the lights went on the tone changed dramatically. So it goes for the candidates for Florida attorney general, who disagree on just about everything from President Barack Obama's health care plan to restoring ...
PFT: Sterger's lawyer hints Jets in crosshairs
Though he has vowed that he'll " pursue any potential remedies that may exist " on behalf of his new client, Jenn Sterger, lawyer Joseph Conway has yet to name any specific parties from whom he may seek said remedies.
Stark policy differences separate attorney general candidates Pam Bondi and Dan Gelber
By Steve Bousquet, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Sunday, October 24, 2010 Lawyer Jim Lewis of Fort Lauderdale is running as an independent. ORLANDO — In the cozy confines of a cable TV studio, Pam Bondi and Dan Gelber exchanged light banter, but when the lights went on the tone changed dramatically. So it goes for the candidates for Florida attorney general, who disagree on just about ...
City Attorney’s Opinion Says that Hubbell Not Qualified as Judge
Crossett City Attorney James Hamilton has delivered his opinion on whether or not an elected district judge is required to reside within the district.
Attorney general candidates differ on drunken driving penalties
The candidates for attorney general are cruising in different directions on drunken driving laws, with Democrat Scott Hassett calling for tougher penalties and Republican incumbent J.B. Van Hollen cautioning they may not be worth their cost to the public.
Lawyer group seeking to make evidence gathering easier
The new bill is a "wish list for defense attorneys," according to local lawyer David L. Heilberg, the group's president.
Lawyer hits DILG for last minute release of 'multi-term' candidates
A veteran election lawyer on Monday criticized the Department of the Interior and Local Government for its so-called last minute release of the names of barangay chair candidates who are ineligible to run for the post after serving multiple terms.
Conservative Indiana lawyer argued that money is speech
WASHINGTON -- A conservative Indiana lawyer engineered the string of legal victories that have enabled corporations and wealthy individuals to channel tens of millions of dollars into this years midterm elections secretly, a study by campaign watchdogs h...
BATF searches home of Kirkwood lawyer, once connected to lawyers whose home was bombed
The investigation into a recent bombing incident outside the home of the managing partner of a Clayton law firm has led to a search of a Kirkwood lawyer who was once a partner in the firm, the St. Louis Beacon has learned.
Money = free speech: This lawyer helped corporations spend in election
A conservative Indiana lawyer engineered a string of legal victories enabling corporations to secretly channel millions of dollars into this year's midterm congressional elections.
Lawyer challenges longtime Carroll County attorney
The first time that Robin Gordon was elected Carroll County Attorney -- 12 years ago in 1998 -- was the last time she ran in a contested election. Until now. A Republican lawyer from Conway, Thomas E. Dewhurst III, is challenging Gordon for the position.
McKees Rocks lawyer chosen to lead Canon Law Society
Rita F. Joyce, a canon and civil lawyer who is general counsel for the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, has been chosen to be the next president of the Canon Law Society of America.
Who is in charge of enforcing county's tree ordinance?
An S.C. attorney general's opinion has cast doubt on whether Beaufort County can allow some hom
McKees Rocks lawyer chosen to lead Canon Law Society
Rita F. Joyce, a canon and civil lawyer who is general counsel for the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, has been chosen to be the next president of the Canon Law Society of America.
Absent attorney costs woman her company
A Queens woman who says her company was stolen from her can't recover the business -- or void a $2 million judgment -- because of a clerical error, according to court papers. Christine Persaud is appealing a ruling in which she lost everything when her lawyer missed a court...
Canadian people have let down Omar Khadr: lawyer
Omar Khadr’s Canadian lawyer charged Sunday that the “Canadian people” — in addition to the Canadian government — have let down the Canadian-born terror suspect.
Lawyer has string of successes arguing money is speech
WASHINGTON — A conservative Indiana lawyer engineered the string of legal victories that have enabled corporations and wealthy individuals to channel tens of millions of dollars into this year's midterm elections secretly, a study by campaign watchdogs has found.
Betty S. Murphy, a Leader of the N.L.R.B., Dies at 77
Betty Southard Murphy, a trial lawyer who became chairwoman of the National Labor Relations Board and the first woman to serve on the board, died on Oct. 16 in Washington. She was 77.
Lawyer: Canada Let Down Guantanamo Inmate
The lawyer for a Canadian detainee held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, said Sunday the Canadian people and government both have abandoned him. Attorney Dennis Edney told Postmedia News as of Sunday morning there was no signed plea deal between the United States and Omar Khadr, a Toronto native.
The Republicans
Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett is the Republican candidate for governor. His running mate for lieutenant governor is Bucks County Commissioner Jim Cawley.
Lee County attorney list to be whittled
A panel of five local lawyers will begin to sort through the 17 candidates for Lee County's top attorney today.
Solicitor wins Law Society award
A Cardiff solicitor is named junior lawyer of the year by the Law Society after helping to reclaim £10m in wrongly paid care home fees.
Meet The Lawyer Who Argued Money Is Speech, And Won
Aconservative Indiana lawyer engineered the string of legal victories that have enabled corporations and wealthy individuals to channel tens of millions of dollars into this year's midterm elections secretly, a study by campaign watchdogs has found.
Virginia attorney general to campaign for Pruitt
Associated Press - October 25, 2010 5:05 AM ET OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Virginia attorney general who filed 1 of 2 lawsuits against the federal government challenging the health care law is...
Facebook comes down hard on Faceporn
Poke my lawyer Facebook is suing Faceporn for alleged trademark infringement.…
Lawyer Going To Court Over Petit-Case Gag Order
Komisarjevsky Attorney Jeremiah Donovan Could Be Held In Contempt Of Court Because Of Statements During Hayes Trial NEW HAVEN — Lawyer Jeremiah Donovan has made a career of speaking his mind — and plying his formidable trial skills — on behalf of clients facing everything from probation to death.
N.Y. attorney general sues FedEx over driver status
The Memphis, Tenn.-based company, which has a distribution hub in Indianapolis, says its contract-driver model is legal and was approved for tax purposes by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in 1994.