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Attorney general candidates to debate today
ALBANY -- They're been trading barbs in their campaign commercials for weeks. There’s another debate today -- this one between attorney general candidates Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan.
Henry family lawyer calls for US Justice Department to take over investigation of his death
GOSHEN – The attorney representing the family of Danroy Henry, the Pace University student who was shot and killed by police last week, Saturday called for the US Justice Department to “take control of the investigation.”
Democratic Dutchess attorney files complaints against judicial candidates
POUGHKEEPSIE – Attorney David Sears has filed two complaints with the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct and one with the judicial Campaign Ethics Subcommittee charging ethics violations in the Dutchess County court race.
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.
Amar, Jaya plea: SC seeks Attorney General's opinion
New Delhi, Oct 25 : Hearing a plea by Members of Parliament (MP) Amar Singh and Jaya Prada that they should not be disqualified from the Parliament following their expulsion from the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Supreme Court on Monday asked for the Attorney General's opinion on the matter.
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 ...
Lincoln Attorney Bartle New President of Bar Association
Lincoln attorney Robert Bartle has taken over as president of the Nebraska State Bar Association.
Lawyer Tells Inquest Of 7/7 Tube Horror
A lawyer who was part of the London Olympic bid team has told the inquest into 7/7 how she was blown out of a tube train by the Aldgate suicide bomb.
Teen with severed leg coping, preparing for surgery, lawyer says
Teen with severed leg coping, preparing for surgery, lawyer says
Acting county attorney will be leaving post
Kristin Klein Wheaton, who has been running the Erie County Attorney’s Office since the departure of County Attorney Cheryl A. Green, has given notice that she will be leaving the post for a private- sector job.
Khadr to return to Canada: lawyer
The Canadian government has agreed to Omar Khadr's plea agreement that allows him to return to Canada to serve the rest of his sentence after spending a maximum of one year in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, his lawyer says.
Khadr trial to resume amid plea deal speculation
The trial of Omar Khadr is set to resume in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Monday, one day after the Canadian's lawyer scotched rumours of a plea deal.
Stark differences separate attorney general candidates Pam Bondi and Dan Gelber
Republican Pam Bondi and Democrat Dan Gelber disagree on just about everything, except talking tough on chasing down crooks.
Khadr to return to Canada: lawyer
The Canadian government has agreed to Omar Khadr's plea agreement that allows him to return to Canada to serve the rest of his sentence after spending a maximum of one year in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, his lawyer says.
Victim of Alleged Bullying by Asst. Attorney General Due in Court
There's a hearing set for the openly gay student assembly president at the University of Michigan who claims he's been frequently harassed by an assistant state attorney general.
Wave Software Joins ALM / The Lawyer Invitational as Charter Sponsor for 2010 - 2011
Orlando - NEW YORK, NY (October 22, 2010) – ALM / The Lawyer Invitational, the legal industry’s first national charitable golf tournament, today announced that Wave Software will be a charter sponsor of the event.
Purcellville Recruits Full-time Town Attorney
The Town of Purcellville is advertising for two new full-time staff members-both hires that represent changes in how the town government will function.
'No deal in place' for Khadr: Lawyer
With just a day to go before his historic war crimes trial resumes, there is no plea bargain in place for accused Canadian terrorist Omar Khadr, according to his Canadian lawyer.[...]
Brett Favre Scandal: Why Did Jenn Sterger Hire a Criminal Attorney?
In the midst of this whole "sext" scandal involving Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre and former New York Jets employee Jenn Sterger, Sterger has hired a criminal defense attorney to represent her throughout the process. Sterger is not the one on trial here, and some are skeptical of her motives in hiring a lawyer. Some may ask why she needs a criminal attorney to represent her. Has she ...
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 ...
Calif. lottery winners try to remain as anonymous as possible
OwlCreekBridge said: "Mike and Lynda Weeks should have gotten a lawyer to protect their identities or at the very least, they should have printed out news articles like these and shown the lotto officials and prove that they can indeed remain completely anonymous.?"
Sudbury lawyer to investigate Voisey's Bay strike
A Sudbury lawyer has been appointed one of three members of an industrial inquiry commission to investigate why United Steelworkers and Vale Newfoundland and Labrador have not been able to resolve their labour differences.[...]
PPO request against Assistant AG Shirvell dropped
A personal protection order request against Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell has been dropped, a Washtenaw County Trial Court official says.
For Wisconsin lawyer in Kabul , defense never rests
The former Miss Wisconsin didn't seem to notice the stares asthe car bounced down the narrow dirt road that leads to Kabul 'sinfamous Pol-e-charki prison.
For Wisconsin lawyer in Kabul, defense never rests
KABUL, Afghanistan — The former Miss Wisconsin didn't seem to notice the stares as the car bounced down the narrow dirt road that leads to Kabul's infamous Pol-e-charki prison.
Meet the Lawyer Who Argued Money Is Speech, and Won
by Gregg Gordon 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. read more
PPO Request Against Asst. AG Dropped
The gay student government president at the University of Michigan dropped a request Monday for a personal protection order against a state lawyer who heckled his speeches and criticized him on a blog.
Attorney general candidates affirm office's role in open government issues
Both candidates for South Dakota attorney general give opengovernment in South Dakota an above average grade and agree thatthe office plays a significant role in administering open meetingsand open records laws.
RP hires lawyer for brutally murdered OFW in KSA
The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh has hired a lawyer to fight the case for a 22-year-old overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who suffered a brutal death from stab wounds and acid burns in the eastern Saudi Arabian city of al-Khobar over a month ago, the embassy said on Monday.
AWOL soldier's lawyer claims rape by murder victim
The attorney for an AWOL soldier charged with fatally stabbing a western Pennsylvania businessman says the victim raped his client when he was just a teen.
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: Pool safety law not well known
STAMFORD (AP) - An attorney for a swimming pool company president charged with manslaughter in the drowning of a Greenwich boy said Monday that there was a general lack of awareness about a safety law his client is accused of breaking.
Attorney in Levy case talks of 'fumbled' investigation
Update, 10:56 a.m.): Prosecutors on Monday opened the trial of the man accused of killing Chandra Levy by conceding police errors that included excessive attention to Levy's involvement with former California congressman Gary Condit.
Attorney: Barnes Won't Face Charges
Los Angeles Laker Matt Barnes, who was previously arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, will not face any criminal charges, his attorney said Monday.
West Virginia sues Monsanto over soybean data
West Virginia’s attorney general is suing Monsanto Co. forrefusing to cooperate with a probe of claims around the company’snewest biotech soybeans.
Lawyer of man accused of sex crimes claims conflict of interest
The court may have to seek a lawyer from Redding to represent William Bracken, Siskiyou County Superior Court Judge Karen Dixon was told Friday.
Protection request against anti-gay lawyer dropped
The University of Michigan's student government president has dropped a request for a personal protection order against a state lawyer who attacked him on an anti-gay blog.
Attorney general: Incumbent faces challenge from three
This is a preview of the race for Illinois attorney general between Democrat Lisa Madigan, Republican Steve Kim, Green Party candidate David Black and Libertarian Bill Malan. The race read more
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.
Best Attorney
Medford attorney Bryan Blodgett was named Best Attorney for his work in family law, helping people through some of the toughest times of their lives.
Attorney in Gaston murder case now assigned to Zahra Baker's stepmom
The attorney representing Michael Mead for murder charges in Gaston County is now involved with the ongoing case of Zahra Baker, a missing Hickory girl. Mead and his lawyer, Lisa Dubs, were scheduled to appear in court Monday. An early-morning call...
Lawyer alleges murder victim raped soldier - Army News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Army Times
GREENSBURG, Pa. — The attorney for an AWOL soldier charged with fatally stabbing a western Pennsylvania businessman says the victim raped his client when he was just a teen.
Gloria Allred: The attorney people love to hate
She's been called an ambulance chaser, an opportunist, a made-for-TV attorney and a shameless publicity hound.
Teacher's attorney says missing evidence could have cleared her in husband's death
The attorney for a former Winter Garden teacher charged last year in the 1988 shooting death of her husband slammed the prosecution Monday for missing evidence and not producing witness statements he says may have cleared Delores Laster from prosecution.
Ritter Named by Best Lawyers a 2011 Lawyer of the Year
St.Louis - Robert F. Ritter, chairman of the St. Louis personal injury and commercial litigation law firm Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C., has been named “St. Louis Mass Tort Litigator of the Year” for 2011 by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Palo Alto's chief attorney, librarian set to depart
by Gennady Sheyner Palo Alto officials will bid farewell to two department heads tonight when the City Council formally recognizes the services of City Attorney Gary Baum and Library Director Diane Jennings.
Henry lawyer wants videos from nearby businesses the night Easton football player was killed
Michael Sussman asks the New York Supreme Court to order that the tapes be produced.
Gloria Allred: The attorney people love to hate
She's been called an ambulance chaser, an opportunist, a made-for-TV attorney and a shameless publicity hound.
Gloria Allred: The attorney people love to hate
She's been called an ambulance chaser, an opportunist, a made-for-TV attorney and a shameless publicity hound.
Money put at center of attorney's race
Money and how it has been handled, professionally or personally, is a main issue in the race for Saunders County attorney.