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Attorney Tells Hamilton County School Board to "Stay Neutral" on Prayer
The Hamilton County School Board Attorney told board members Thursday night they should stay out of the prayer in schools fight. The district's rules on prayer changed last week after a student complained about prayer at a Soddy Daisy football game.
Attorney general candidate says he'd crack down on corrupt politicians
Matthew Richardson stopped in Hartsville last week to meet with area law enforcement officials and solicitors as he travels across the state campaigning for the state attorney general’s office.
Khadr lawyer reads account of gang-rape threat
Sentencing submissions in the case of Omar Khadr, the first juvenile prosecuted for war crimes in six decades, ended Friday with a story of a gang-rape threat.
Attorney in Chattanooga warns schools about prayer
Associated Press - October 29, 2010 11:55 AM ET CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - An attorney giving advice about school prayer has warned the county school board in Chattanooga to avoid "anything that...
Family lawyer: First police shot at slain Pace student's car came from the side, not the hood
BOSTON — A lawyer representing Pace University football player Danroy Henry said the first bullet fired at his car struck the hood and was shot from a police officer standing to the side of the vehicle.
Activists Want Commonwealth's Attorney To Investigate Athlete's Slaying
Members of the Justice Resource Center are urging the commonwealth's attorney for a thorough investigation into the death of Daniel Covington.
Attorney General goes to court to shut down Erie debt collector
The state Attorney General's Office has gone to court to stop an Erie debt collection company from using what it says are misleading, confusing and coercive tactics to extract payments from debtors, including summoning them to hearings held in a fake courtroom and threatening them with arrest by Sheriff's deputies.
Lawyer 'optimistic' over Suu Kyi appeal
A lawyer for Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed hope Friday that she will win her appeal for release from house arrest, even though the country's courts have a record of favoring the government in political cases.
County attorney candidates defend qualifications
The challenger is “unqualified” and the incumbent is “rude,” according to candidates for Story County attorney.
Lawyer 'optimistic' over Suu Kyi appeal
A lawyer for Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed hope Friday that she will win her appeal for release from house arrest, even though the country's courts have a record of favoring the government in political cases.
Lawyer 'optimistic' over Suu Kyi appeal
YANGON, Myanmar - A lawyer for Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed hope Friday that she will win her appeal for release from house arrest, even though the country's courts have a record of favouring the government in political cases.
Attorney general to probe attack ads against state Sen. Berkey
The state Attorney General's Office will investigate an attack-ad campaign that labor unions and other progressive groups used during the primary election to defeat a Democratic state senator they deemed too conservative.
Editorial: Why even have an attorney general?
Does Michigan really need an attorney general?The state constitution says it does, so let’s frame the question another way: Does Michigan need an attorney general like this?Taxpayers spend some $70 million on this office and fund the work of 275...
Lawyer: Cop who shot at athlete wasn't in danger
Associated Press - October 29, 2010 12:25 PM ET BOSTON (AP) - A lawyer for the family of a Pace University football player fatally shot by police says an officer was not in harm's way when he...
CA affirms conviction of lawyer, 6 others in 1986 Javier murder
The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the conviction of the lawyer and six other supporters of former Assemblyman Arturo Pacificador in the 1986 murder of former Antique governor Evelio Javier.
Lawyer 'optimistic' over Suu Kyi appeal
A lawyer for Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed hope Friday that she will win her appeal for release from house arrest, even though the country's courts have a record of favoring the government in political cases.
Sheriff's office assisting attorney general in investigation
The attorney general's office was in town Thursday looking into an older case with the help of the Madison County Sheriff's Office.
Lawyer: Cop who shot at athlete wasn't in danger
Associated Press - October 29, 2010 12:24 PM ET BOSTON (AP) - A lawyer for the family of a Pace University football player fatally shot by police says an officer was not in harm's way when he...
Lawyer: Cop who shot at D.J. Henry wasn't in danger
A lawyer for the family of a Pace University football player fatally shot by police says an officer was not in...
Upstart lawyer looks to upset incumbent Hevesi
Queens voters poised to choose this Tuesday in state and federal races. Alex Powietrzynski is a Republican running for state Assembly. His parents are stout Democrats. But he insists he has their full backing in his bid to unseat 28th District Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) on Nov. 2.
Three South Florida federal prosecutors honored by U.S. attorney general
Three South Florida federal prosecutors and an intelligence expert were honored this week by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder for their lead roles in cutting-edge criminal cases spiced with international intrigue.
Attorney for man accused of killing police officer wants different judge in case
The issue was brought up Friday morning during a hearing in Lexington for Glenn Doneghy.
Martha Dean Lawsuit Likely Won't Be Resolved Before Election
Republican Attorney General candidate Martha Dean's 11th hour lawsuit charging that her Democratic opponent, George Jepsen, lacks the legal credentials to hold the office likely will go unresolved until after Tuesday's election, a Superior Court judge said Friday morning.
Lawyer: Tests Show Cop Who Shot Student Wasn't In Danger
A lawyer for the family of a Pace University football player fatally shot by police says an officer was not in harm's way when he fired the first shot.
Lawyer: Cop Who Shot At DJ Henry Wasn’t In Danger
A lawyer for the family of DJ Henry claims an officer was not in harm's way when he fired the first shot in the deadly incident.
Lawyer: Cop who shot player wasn't in danger
A lawyer for the family of a Pace University football player fatally shot by police says an officer was not in harm's way when he fired the first shot.
Attorney In Chattanooga Warns Schools About Prayer
An attorney giving advice about school prayer has warned the county school board in Chattanooga to avoid "anything that looks like a stamp of approval."
Lawyer: Cop who shot at athlete wasn't in danger
Lawyer: Police officer in NY wasn't in danger when he fired first shot at Pace football player
Lawyer: Cop who shot at athlete wasn't in danger
A police officer was not in harm's way when he fired the first shot at a Pace University football player who was killed by police, an attorney for the athlete's family said Friday.
Lawyer: Tests contradict police in D.J. Henry shooting
A lawyer for the family of a Pace University football player fatally shot by police says an officer was not in harm's way when he fired the first shot.
Severstal senior lawyer Konstantin Sobolevskiy new CEO of High River Gold
TORONTO - High River Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX:HRG) has announced the appointment of Severstal Gold LLC's senior lawyer, Konstantin Sobolevskiy, as its new chief executive officer.
Vue Denied New Attorney, Sentencing Postponed
Former Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy Chu Vue was supposed to be sentenced today for orchestrating the 2008 killing of his wife's lover, Steven Lo, but that was postponed after Vue asked for a new attorney.
U.S. Attorney's office available to answer voter questions, concerns
BOISE -- The U.S. Attorney's office in Idaho will be on duty next Tuesday for any voters who have complaints related to election fraud or voting rights abuses. U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson says lawyers will be standing by in their government offices in Boise, Coeur d'Alene and Pocatello on Election Day. The Federal Bureau of Investigation will also have agents ready in Boise to handle any ...
Commonwealth’s Attorney Speaks Against City Noise Ordinance
Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Herring spoke Wednesday against the noise ordinance adopted by City Council in February, saying the law “is bad and needs to be stricken.”
Severstal senior lawyer Konstantin Sobolevskiy new CEO of High River Gold
TORONTO - High River Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX:HRG) has announced the appointment of Severstal Gold LLC's senior lawyer, Konstantin Sobolevskiy, as its
Severstal senior lawyer Konstantin Sobolevskiy new CEO of High River Gold
TORONTO - High River Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX:HRG) has announced the appointment of Severstal Gold LLC's senior lawyer, Konstantin Sobolevskiy, as its new chief executive officer.
Lawyer: Cop who shot at athlete wasn't in danger
A police officer was not in harm's way when he fired the first shot at a Pace University football player who was killed by police, an attorney for the athlete's family said Friday.
Berkey could get new election if attorney general looks into campaign charges
The PDC rejects a settlement in the campaign effort to unseat the senator, asking the attorney general to for an investigation.
Lawyer calls charges "tampering with election"
Special Prosecutor Alan Balaran's filing of criminal charges against Navajo Nation Council Delegate Hope MacDonald-LoneTree (Coalmine Canyon/Tóh Nanees Dizí) and other delegates "is an effort to tamper with elections," says LoneTree's lawyer, David Jordan of Gallup.
Attorney disputes account of pot arrest near Lake Tahoe's West Shore
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The attorney for a man accused of illegally possessing more than 100 pounds of marijuana disputed Thursday law enforcement's account of the arrest.
Lawyer: Cop who shot Pace player wasn't in danger
BOSTON (AP) -- A police officer was not in harm's way when he fired the first shot at a Pace University football player who was killed by police, an attorney for the athlete's family said Friday.
Lawyer: Cop who shot at athlete wasn't in danger
A police officer was not in harm's way when he fired the first shot at a Pace University football player who was killed by police, an attorney for the athlete's family said Friday.
Judge denies Casey Anthony attorney's request to close jail records
Judge denies Casey Anthony attorney's request to close jail records
Armstrong, attorney file complaints seeking possible disbarment for Ass't AG Shirvell
Michigan Student Assembly President Chris Armstrong and his attorney filed a pair of complaints today against Andrew Shirvell, a Michigan assistant attorney general, seeking an investigation and possible disbarment for attacks Shirvell made against Armstrong. read more
Judge to Casey Anthony attorney: 'I'm not going to write an open check.'
Judge to Casey Anthony attorney: 'I'm not going to write an open check.'
Ken Hodges for attorney general
(Editor’s note: Your neighbors should know you best. That’s why we wanted to reprint this endorsement of Ken Hodges for attorney general by the Albany Herald. His neighbors should know him best.)
Jefferson Parish lawyer loses computer lawsuit against parish government
Assistant Jefferson Parish Attorney Anne Marie Vandenweghe lost the latest legal battle this week to regain the computer and cache of e-mails that were confiscated from her in February by interim Parish President Steve Theriot's administration. Anne Marie Vandenweghe On...
Ruling On Dean Suit Challenging Jepsen Credentials Unlikely Until After Election
Republican Attorney General candidate Martha Dean's 11 t h hour lawsuit charging that her Democratic opponent, George Jepsen, lacks the legal credentials to hold the office likely will go unresolved until after Tuesday's election, a Superior Court Judge said Friday morning.
Berkey could get new election if attorney general looks into campaign charges
The PDC rejects a settlement in the campaign effort to unseat the senator, asking the attorney general to for an investigation.
Berkey could get new election if attorney general looks into campaign charges
The PDC rejects a settlement in the campaign effort to unseat the senator, asking the attorney general to for an investigation.