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Actor Quaid eligible to proceed with Canadian refugee claim: Lawyer
Actor Randy Quaid was expected to be released Wednesday after being declared eligible to proceed with his refugee claim, his lawyer said.
Complaint against Salt Lake County district attorney dismissed
Salt Lake County's human resources division released a report Wednesday afternoon dismissing complaints about the alleged politicizing of that office, this while an investigation continues into alleged "inappropriate comments of ethnic nature."
Lawyer: No gunpowder evidence in NY cop shooting
A lawyer for the family of a college football player from Massachusetts who was shot to death in his car by New York police says gunpowder evidence was gone by the time forensic experts saw the vehicle.
Live Debate: The Race for District Attorney in Nueces County, Part One
District Attorney Anna Jimenez and challenger Mark Skurka debated on 3News this afternoon. Jimenez is a Republican and appointment by Governor Rick Perry, and Skurka was the second ranking attorney in the DA's Office under long time DA Carlos Valdez.
Lawyer: No gunpowder evidence in NY cop shooting
A lawyer for the family of a college football player from Massachusetts who was shot to death in his car by New York police says gunpowder evidence was gone by the time forensic experts saw the vehicle.
Lawyer: No gunpowder evidence in NY cop shooting
A lawyer for the family of a college football player from Massachusetts who was shot to death in his car by New York police says gunpowder evidence was gone by the time forensic experts saw the vehicle.
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Actor Quaid eligible to proceed with Canadian refugee claim: Lawyer
Actor Randy Quaid was expected to be released Wednesday after being declared eligible to proceed with his refugee claim, his lawyer said.
Lawyer: No gunpowder evidence in NY cop shooting
A lawyer for the family of a college football player who was shot to death in his car by police said Wednesday that any gunpowder evidence was gone by the time forensic experts saw the vehicle.
U.S. lawyer forms foreclosure resistance movement
SHELBY, N.C. (Reuters) - In a stately 19th century mansion in the middle of this former textile mill town, a local political scion has formed a mortgage foreclosure resistance movement.
Lawyer: No gunpowder evidence in NY cop shooting
A lawyer for the family of a college football player who was shot to death in his car by police said Wednesday that any gunpowder evidence was gone by the time forensic experts saw the vehicle.
Find Her Guilty, Says Defense Attorney...But Not of Everything
Aimee Michael vehicular homicide trial goes to the jury.
LeBron stars in attack mail piece aimed at Attorney General Richard Cordray
An anti-gun group takes aim at Ohio's attorney general.
U.S. Attorney’s office sets up hotlines to report voter fraud
(KMOV) – The U.S. Attorney’s office has set up an election fraud hotline, and it says that there’s no reason to suspect this election will be any more problematic than any other, despite the strong passions surrounding it.  Tea party members across the country have said they plan to question voters on election day to root out voter fraud. But members of the St. Louis Tea Party say they will not ...
Jailed Stanford accuses ex-lawyer of incompetence
Jailed Texas financier R. Allen Stanford's lead attorney was replaced on Wednesday after the once high-flying billionaire had accused his lawyer in a scathing letter of incompetence, unethical behavior, deceit and only caring "about dipping his fingers in the money pot" of a case that has so far resulted in millions of dollars in legal fees.
Jailed Stanford accuses ex-lawyer of incompetence
Jailed Texas financier R. Allen Stanford's lead attorney was replaced on Wednesday after the once high-flying billionaire had accused his lawyer in a scathing letter of incompetence, unethical behavior, deceit and only caring "about dipping his fingers in the money pot" of a case that has so far resulted in millions of dollars in legal fees.
Lawyer believes he'd be killed in Rwanda
A Minnesota law professor and Berrien County resident jailed in Rwanda earlier this year fears for his life if he returns to face charges of denying the country's genocide.
Attorney: Man held for homicide says stabbing was self-defense
The attorney for a Forestville man charged with first-degree murder says the killing was in self-defense after his client was attacked in his own home.
Lawyer: No gunpowder evidence in NY cop shooting
A lawyer for the family of a college football player who was shot to death in his car by police said Wednesday that any gunpowder evidence was gone by the time forensic experts saw the vehicle.
U.S. lawyer forms foreclosure resistance movement
SHELBY, North Carolina (Reuters) - In a stately 19th century mansion in the middle of this former textile mill town, a local political scion has formed a mortgage foreclosure resistance movement.
South Pasadena: Attorney will seek lower bail in alleged Ponzi case
An attorney for a suspect in an alleged Ponzi scheme that prosecutors say bilked victims out of millions of dollars is scheduled to ask a judge today to reduce his bail, which is set at $3.4 million.
Attorney says arrested teen didn't fire gun
Police have charged the wrong person with shooting and injuring a 15-year-old girl last week during a brawl between two gangs in Temple Hills, said the 17-year-old boy's defense attorney.
Court hearing rescheduled for Rangers-fan lawyer
IRVING, Texas- It appears than even impartial judges in Texas are Rangers fans.
Attorney: Man held for homicide says stabbing was self-defense
The attorney for a Forestville man charged with first-degree murder says the killing was in self-defense after his client was attacked in his own home.
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Mpls. city attorney: domestic violence convictions up 50 pct.
City attorney Susan Segal says the increase is due in part to new law enforcement practices designed to gather stronger evidence at crime scenes.
Jailed Stanford Accuses Ex-Lawyer of Incompetence
Jailed Texas financier Stanford gets new team after accusing ex-attorney of deceit, greed
Coral Springs lawyer being investigated as part of probe of foreclosure assistance firm
State authorities are investigating allegations that a Coral Springs lawyer forged the signatures of Broward County judges while working with a disgraced foreclosure assistance company, court documents show.
Court hearing rescheduled for Rangers-fan lawyer
Texas lawyer gets emergency delay of hearing so he can attend World Series, 'ensure justice'
Dean's ability to sue her attorney general opponent questioned
DANBURY -- Whether GOP attorney general candidate Martha Dean has the ability to file a lawsuit questioning her opponent's qualifications is a matter that will be argued before a Hartford Superior Court judge this week.
Coral Springs lawyer included in investigation of foreclosure assistance firm
State authorities are investigating allegations that a Coral Springs lawyer forged the signatures of Broward County judges while working with a disgraced foreclosure assistance company, court documents show.
Miller, Findley Spar In Attorney General Race
Longtime Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller faces a Republican candidate who is no stranger to politics and has vowed to focus on the economy and the health care reform law.
Texas lawyer gets emergency delay of hearing so he can attend World Series
IRVING, Texas - It appears than even impartial judges in Texas are Rangers fans. A Dallas attorney pleaded with a judge to postpone a pretrial hearing Wednesday in Irving, a Dallas suburb, so he could attend Game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco.
Lawyer: No gunpowder evidence in NY cop shooting
A lawyer for the family of a college football player from Massachusetts who was shot to death in his car by New York police says gunpowder evidence was gone by the time forensic experts saw the vehicle.
Former city attorney files motion to dismiss indictment
The latest move in the perjury cases filed by District Attorney Steve Tyler is a motion to dismiss the indictment against former city attorney David Atmar Smith.
Hopefuls for Anoka attorney build their case
A veteran prosecutor is facing off against the third generation in the Johnson family.
Complaint against District Attorney's Office dismissed
One investigation into conduct within the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office has been completed with a finding that...
Coral Springs lawyer included in investigation of foreclosure assistance firm
State authorities are investigating allegations that a Coral Springs lawyer forged the signatures of Broward County judges while working with a disgraced foreclosure assistance company, court documents show.
Lawyer: No gunpowder evidence in cop shooting
THORNWOOD — Gunpowder evidence was gone by the time forensic experts examined Pace University student Danroy 'D.J.' Henry's Nissan, a lawyer for his family said today.
Springs lawyer accused of forging judges' signatures
State authorities are investigating allegations that a Coral Springs lawyer forged the signatures of Broward County judges while working with a disgraced foreclosure assistance company, court documents show.
Slaby lawyer calls Wilson comments 'preposterous'
Stan Chesley, lawyer for Gary and Brenda Slaby, said Archie Wilson's alleged comments about his clients are 'preposterous.'
R.I. attorney general hopefuls would spotlight public corruption
All say that new laws are needed to prosecute crimes by public officials
As We See It: Cooley for attorney general
Voters have a definite choice in the race for state attorney general. Republican Steve Cooley is the district attorney for Los Angeles County and has a strong record of defending public access to court records, and has been a responsible critic of the worst aspects of the state's three strikes law.
Foreclosure lawyer accused of forgery
State authorities are investigating allegations that a Coral Springs lawyer forged the signatures of Broward County judges while working with a disgraced foreclosure assistance company, court documents show.
Former US Attorney General to visit Tech
Former U.S. Attorney General, defense attorney and Marine Ramsey Clark will be speaking at Virginia Tech’s Holtzman Alumni Center tonight at 7 p.m.
Attorney in fire-fee case suspended
The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended prominent attorney Henry ``Hank'' Adorno for excluding a large portion of Miami property owners from getting refunds on an illegal fire fee and for collecting an excessive payment in the controversial case.
Attorney general candidate stumps in Moultrie
The former district attorney of Dougherty County stopped in Moultrie Wednesday on a campaign to become the state’s next attorney general.
Report: Court delay helps lawyer see World Series
Report: Court delay helps lawyer see World Series
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Boyfriend killed toddler lawyer
A North York mother of five accused in the beating death of her young daughter believed she was responsible for the terrible, terrible tragedy, court heard Wednesday