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Wang's maze of a deal, as revealed by Natural Dairy lawyer Knight
The way Natural Dairy's Auckland lawyer Kerry Knight tells it, the Chinese-backed deal to buy the Crafar farming empire was one of several tempting business morsels served up in July last year at a meal among rich friends with contacts in high Chinese government places in Hong Kong.
Wang's maze of a deal, as revealed by Natural Dairy lawyer Knight
The way Natural Dairy's Auckland lawyer Kerry Knight tells it, the Chinese-backed deal to buy the Crafar farming empire was one of several tempting business morsels served up in July last year at a meal among rich friends with contacts in high Chinese government places in Hong Kong.
Wang's maze of a deal, as revealed by Natural Dairy lawyer Knight
The way Natural Dairy's Auckland lawyer Kerry Knight tells it, the Chinese-backed deal to buy the Crafar farming empire was one of several tempting business morsels served up in July last year at a meal among rich friends with contacts in high Chinese government places in Hong Kong.
Greensboro Announces New City Attorney
Greensboro City Manager Rashad Young has named Julia McNeil Danish as the new City Attorney.
Suge Knight's attorney: rap mogul will appeal judge's decision to toss lawsuit against Kanye
MIAMI - The attorney for Marion "Suge" Knight says the rap mogul plans to appeal a judge's decision that dismissed his lawsuit against Kanye West. Knight was shot in the leg in 2005 at a Miami Beach party hosted by West, and Knight blames West for lax security.
Suspect in 4 Buffalo shooting deaths keeps lawyer
A high-school dropout charged with opening fire on a crowd outside a Buffalo restaurant says he wants to keep his lawyer, even though he once represented a witness in the case against him.
County attorney offers open meeting law training
Gila County Attorney Daisy Flores will offer free open meeting law training.
City Hall blog: Attorney General says DA Watkins, not commissioners, may select outside attorney
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's office has issued an opinion this morning saying Dallas County commissioners do not have the authority to hire an attorney to represent the county in civil matters over the objection of Dallas district attorney Craig Watkins.
Suspect in 4 Buffalo shooting deaths keeps lawyer
A high-school dropout charged with opening fire on a crowd outside a Buffalo restaurant says he wants to keep his lawyer, even though he once represented a witness in the case against him.
Suspect in Buffalo mass shooting that killed 4 outside restaurant keeps lawyer
BUFFALO, N.Y. - A high-school dropout charged with opening fire on a crowd outside a Buffalo restaurant says he wants to keep his lawyer, even though he once represented a witness in the case against him.
District Attorney Sutter touts tip texting program
Now, you don’t need a dime to drop a dime — you can let your fingers do the talking. Bristol County residents have a new way to reach out to law enforcement, District Attorney Sam Sutter announced Thursday.
Suge Knight to continue lawsuit against Kanye West
The attorney for Marion "Suge" Knight says the rap mogul plans to appeal a judge's decision that dismissed his lawsuit against Kanye West.
State charges disbarred Bellevue attorney with illegally practicing immigration law
The state Attorney General's Office has charged a disbarred Bellevue attorney and a business partner with illegally practicing immigration law.
Suspect in 4 Buffalo shooting deaths keeps lawyer
A high-school dropout charged with opening fire on a crowd outside a Buffalo restaurant says he wants to keep his lawyer, even though he once represented a witness in the case against him.
Former US Attorney and Florida Legislator Dexter Lehtinen Joins Tew Cardenas
Prominent Miami attorney Dexter Lehtinen, a former United States Attorney for the Southern of District Florida and Florida Representative and State Senator, has joined the law firm of Tew Cardenas LLP as a partner focusing on commercial and environmental litigation and white-collar criminal defense.
Former US Attorney and Florida Legislator Dexter Lehtinen Joins Tew Cardenas
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Prominent Miami attorney Dexter Lehtinen, a former United States Attorney for the Southern of District Florida and Florida Representative and State Senator, has joined the law firm of Tew Cardenas LLP
Dead girls a 'grand gesture' for dad: lawyer
BARRIE, Ont. - A mother who posed her little girls holding hands after drowning them was not mentally ill, but setting the "stage for a grand gesture" designed to stave off custody attempts by her abusive ex-husband, court heard Friday.
Attorney fights lawsuit against former Central Catholic priest
The parents of a former Central Catholic High School student impregnated by a priest should not be able to sue the Allentown Diocese and Central Catholic High School for more than $300,000 in damages, the attorney representing the diocese and the school argued in Berks County Court Friday.
Nebraska's Republican attorney general eyes Senate run
Gears are turning already toward the 2012 election. Jon Bruning forms an exploratory committee to challenge Sen. Ben Nelson. It didn't take very long, did it?
Suge Knight's attorney says rap mogul will appeal Miami judge's decision to toss lawsuit against Kanye West
MIAMI (AP) — The attorney for Marion "Suge" Knight says the rap mogul plans to appeal a judge's decision that dismissed his lawsuit against Kanye West.
District Attorney Sutter touts tip texting program
Now, you don’t need a dime to drop a dime — you can let your fingers do the talking. Bristol County residents have a new way to reach out to law enforcement, District Attorney Sam Sutter announced Thursday.
Attorney: "Family Man" Is No Terrorist
A San Diego man is accused of financing terrorist attacks in another country.
Lawyer's affairs taken over
WELLAND -- The Law Society of Upper Canada has stepped in and taken over the affairs of a Welland lawyer. In a ruling on Oct.[...]
New police Act limits misconduct complaints: lawyer
Fewer police will be prosecuted for misconduct if the province passes Bill 27 now before the legislature, warns Edmonton lawyer Tom Engel.
Attorney: Rockaway Township, NJ, man accused of assaulting boy maintains innocence
The defense attorney for the Rockaway Township man accused of abuse against a 12-year-old boy under his care earlier this year steadfastly maintained his client's innocence as they prepare to go to trial.
Phil Trupp: New NY Attorney General Takes Aim at Wall Street Recklessness
Newly-elected New York Attorney General Schneiderman, a democrat, faces a daunting clean-up job in the office before he can get down to the serious business of policing the bankers.
Mexican police find body of former state attorney general's brother, arrest 8
MEXICO CITY - Eight members of a drug cartel were arrested in the torture and slaying of the brother of a former Mexican state attorney general, federal police announced Friday. The man had been forced to appear at gunpoint in a video saying his sister worked for a rival gang.
Suspect in Buffalo Shootings Keeps Lawyer
Buffalo, N.Y. (AP) - A high-school dropout charged with opening fire on a crowd outside a Buffalo restaurant says he wants to keep his lawyer, even though he once represented...
Louisville attorney gets scare on Baxter Ave.
A local attorney told Fox41.com she's lucky to be alive.
Will Lil Wayne, T.I.'s Prison Histories Prevent A Future Collabo?
Legal experts, including Wayne's lawyer, weigh in on whether the MCs' probationary statuses could prohibit a studio hook up.
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.)
Assistant Michigan attorney general attends four-hour disciplinary hearing for his blog attacking openly gay U-M student
A ruling on Andrew Shirvell's actions is expected next week.
District attorney to review swimmer's death
The DA will decide if anyone should be held criminally responsible for the death of 25-year-old Holly Nelson.
Lawyer trying to keep Jaycee Lee Dugard 'tale of terror' under wraps
A lawyer for a California woman charged with her husband with holding Jaycee Lee Dugard captive for 18 years said allowing the "tale of terror" told by Miss Dugard to a grand jury to become public before a trial would make it impossible to find an impartial jury.
Lawyer lashes out at Armstrong jury
Ukrainian cyclist Yaroslav Popovych, a teammate of Lance Armstrong, testified for about two hours Wednesday before a federal grand jury that is investigating doping in the sport.
Nevada Attorney General warns of telemarketing scam
The Nevada Attorney General's office is warning consumers of pre-recorded telemarketing calls offering credit repair or loan modification services.
Disciplinary hearing to continue for Mich. lawyer
A disciplinary hearing for an assistant attorney general in Michigan accused of harassing the gay student assembly president at the University of Michigan will resume next week.
Aurora attorney could be disciplined for using fundraiser money
An Aurora attorney could be facing discipline for allegedly taking his legal fees from a fund intended to help children who were seriously injured in a car accident. The Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission recently filed a complaint against Joseph P. McCaffery, accusing him of mishandling the fundraiser money. The …
Attorney general race could take weeks to decide
Associated Press - November 5, 2010 4:44 PM ET SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Four days after he prematurely claimed victory, Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley is trailing by more...
Attorney general race could take weeks to decide
Associated Press - November 5, 2010 4:44 PM ET SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Four days after he prematurely claimed victory, Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley is trailing by more...
Peace price: empty lawyer pockets
Bihar Sharif (Nalanda), Nov. 5: Nitish Kumar’s governance has hit his livelihood, but Syed Mohammed Nasimul Haque is not complaining.
Attorney General's Fugitive Apprehension Unit Arrests Sex Offender
Roseland man fails to notify law enforcement of address change Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit assisted the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office with the arrest of a convicted sex offender who failed to notify law enforcement of his change of address. Charles Hunt, 42, of 1227 Solomon Road in Roseland, was booked into Tangipahoa Parish Prison.
Bradley's lawyer wants marriage counselors to testify in domestic violence case
WHITE PLAINS — The defense lawyer for White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley wants a judge to allow two marriage counselors to testify next week at his client's domestic violence trial, saying they will prove that Bradley is innocent of assaulting and harassing his wife.
Lawyer fatally stabbed while cops mistakenly tried to subdue him
AKITA (Kyodo) Police who arrived at the scene of a fatal scuffle between an assailant and lawyer Hirotaka Tsuya in his home Thursday first took the lawyer for the suspect, and he was stabbed while the officers tried to subdue him, police sources said Friday. Tsuya, 55, had wrested what appeared to be a handgun from the suspect, identified as Katsuo Sugawara, 66, and was still holding it, which ...
Shirvell appears before attorney general's office for disciplinary hearing
This is a developing story. Continue checking MichiganDaily.com throughout the day for updates.
Attorney General-Elect Names Transition Team Leader
Attorney General-elect Scott Pruitt has named Mike Hunter to head up his transition team.
Disciplinary hearing to continue for Mich. lawyer
A disciplinary hearing for an assistant attorney general in Michigan accused of harassing the gay student assembly president at the University of Michigan will resume next week.
John Joseph Neubauer Jr., attorney, dies
He was active in Baltimore real estate circles and had owned a title company John Joseph Neubauer Jr., a retired attorney who owned a real estate title firm, died of cancer Tuesday at his Ocean City home. He was 74 and had lived in Ruxton and Cambridge.
Judge, In Deposition Order, Lambasts Lawyer Suing Chevron
The federal judge looking into New York lawyer Steven Donziger?s involvement in a long-running
Suspect in 4 Buffalo shooting deaths keeps lawyer
A high-school dropout charged with opening fire on a crowd outside a Buffalo restaurant says he wants to keep his lawyer, even though he once represented a witness in the case against him.