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Cooley Concedes California Attorney General Race To Kamala Harris
Republican Steve Cooley is conceding the California attorney general’s race to Kamala Harris, giving Democrats a sweep of all statewide offices.
Cooley concedes Calif. attorney general race
Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley made it official this morning, conceding the attorney general race to San Francisco DA Kamala Harris. With Harris’ narrow victory, Democrats swept all statewide offices. In a statement on his campaign...
Chafee picks corporate lawyer as chief of staff
Rhode Island governor-elect Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) has selected a corporate lawyer and former Senate staffer to be his chief of staff.
Wild party may have used city boats, lawyer says
The lawyer for a slain stripper said to have danced at a wild party at the mayoral Manoogian Mansion says in court documents that city-owned boats may have been used to ferry guests to the bash.
Kamala Harris wins attorney general's race as Steve Cooley concedes [Updated]
More than three weeks after he declared victory in the race for state attorney general, Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley conceded defeat Wednesday as he trailed by more than 50,000 votes in one of the closest statewide races in California history.
Steve Cooley concedes California attorney general race
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Republican Steve Cooley conceded the California attorney general's race to Democrat Kamala...
Lawyer takes stand in fee fight with Brunei prince
Associated Press - November 24, 2010 3:45 PM ET NEW YORK (AP) - A lawyer locked in a multimillion-dollar dispute with Brunei's Prince Jefri Bolkiah is telling a New York court there's nothing...
Lawyer takes stand in fee fight with Brunei prince
A lawyer locked in a multimillion-dollar dispute with Brunei's Prince Jefri Bolkiah is telling a New York court there's nothing to the royal's claims that she stole from him.
Lawyer takes stand in Brunei prince theft case
She used a prince’s multimillion-dollar proceeds from a real estate sale to buy herself a house, bought pricey jewelry with his money and transferred hefty sums out of one of his bank accounts. But a former lawyer for Brunei’s Prince Jefri Bolkiah told a court Wednesday that all...
Lawyer: Emanuel broke Chicago mayor residency rule
As he travels about the city, assuring Chicagoans that he is one of them, Rahm Emanuel must be asking himself why he just didn't leave his house vacant when he went off to work in the White House. Or rent it to a buddy or a relative.
Attorney for Howe family says full story not told
An attorney representing the family of Kenneth Howe says the family will continue to pursue a wrongful death suit against police despite an Essex County district attorney investigation that said police did nothing wrong.
Lawyer: Emanuel Broke Chicago Mayor Residency Rule
As he travels about the city, assuring Chicagoans that he is one of them, Rahm Emanuel must be asking himself why he just didn't leave his house vacant when he went off to work in the White House
Cooley concedes California attorney general race
Republican Steve Cooley conceded the California attorney general's race to Democrat Kamala Harris on Wednesday, giving Democrats a sweep of all statewide offices and ushering in the first woman and first minority elected to the post.
Polygamy laws persecute Bountiful, B.C.: lawyer
Canada's ban on polygamy is an unconstitutional law rooted in religion that persecutes the rights of the very women and children the government claims to protect, a lawyer told court Wednesday.
Attorney Wants Evidence Tossed In Double Murder
An attorney is asking a judge to throw out evidence gathered against an 18-year-old suspect in the deaths of a Wichita couple last Thanksgiving Day.
Attorney asks to change location of Brinkerhoff's trial
His defense attorney Kent Jensen says that derogatory comments about Brinkerhoff on the website 'badbadteacher.com' may negatively affect potential jurors.
N.Ky. attorney arrested on theft charges
An attorney is in the Kenton County jail after being arrested on theft charges.
Lawyer charged with bilking $62K
Patrick Edward Moeves, 41, of Covington is charged with a felony theft, punishable by up to 10 years in prison. He remained at the Kenton County jail Wednesday evening in lieu of a $5,000 cash bond.
Steve Cooley concedes race for attorney general to Kamala Harris
The L.A. County D.A.'s action ends weeks of uncertainty in one of the closest statewide elections in California history. The San Francisco D.A.'s victory completes the Democrats' sweep of statewide offices. Democrats completed a clean sweep of California's statewide offices Wednesday as Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley conceded the race for attorney general, ending weeks of ...
Gulf oil spill recovery exec dead in plane crash
An executive helping to guide BP's recovery from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a top Texas lawyer and his mother-in-law were killed in a small plane crash in waters off northern Florida, officials said Wednesday.
Polygamy laws unconstitutional, lawyer says
Canada's ban on polygamy is an unconstitutional law rooted in religion that persecutes the rights of the very women and children the government claims to protect, a lawyer told the B.C. Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Steve Cooley concedes race for attorney general to Kamala Harris
The L.A. County D.A.'s action ends weeks of uncertainty in one of the closest statewide elections in California history. The San Francisco D.A.'s victory completes the Democrats' sweep of statewide offices. Democrats completed a clean sweep of California's statewide offices Wednesday as Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley conceded the race for attorney general, ending weeks of ...
Cooley concedes to Harris in state attorney general's race
Sealing a Democratic sweep of all statewide offices, Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley on Wednesday conceded the state attorney general's race to Kamala Harris, his San Francisco counterpart.
Lawyer: Did boats carry strippers to Manoogian party?
A lawyer representing the family of Tamara Greene wants the city to turn over records that could prove whether city boats were used to ship strippers and guests to a rumored Manoogian Mansion party.
Cousin: Somali lawyer killed visiting homeland
MINNEAPOLIS - A Somalian lawyer has been killed while visiting his homeland, a relative says.
Lawyer: Rahm Emanuel broke Chicago mayor residency rule
CHICAGO - As he travels about the city, assuring Chicagoans that he is one of them, Rahm Emanuel must be asking...
Lawyer charged with shredding case file remains held
SALEM — A Lynn lawyer charged with stealing and shredding the court file in a pending murder case was found competent by doctors at a state mental hospital. But Ilya Ablavsky's lawyer is concerned that unless he stays in the hospital, he won't remain that way.
Travolta's lawyer fires off letter to website over 'outrageous' sex claims
John Travolta's high-powered attorney Marty Singer has fired off a five-page letter to website bosses at Gawker.com demanding they pull a "false and outrageous" post about his client's alleged secret sex life.
Covington city attorney moving on
Deborah Foshee, city attorney for Covington for the past five and a half years, will be leaving the city and the parish, to act as Jefferson Parish attorney in the administration of Jefferson Parish President John Young.
Indiana attorney general to defend accused prosecutors
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says his office will defend the 78 county prosecutors accused in a lawsuit of breaking the law by not turning over assets seized from criminals to a state school fund.
Kamala Harris wins: 1st female attorney general
San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris made history Wednesday, becoming the first woman, the first African American and first Indian American in California history to be elected state attorney general. The...
Lawyer suing ex may go to trial
Woodhaven — A judge will decide next week if a Trenton attorney will be tried on intimidation charges after filing a civil lawsuit against a former girlfriend, allegedly to get her to drop a pending domestic violence complaint. In a preliminary examination in 33rd District Court, Kim Tourner, the ex-girlfriend of Gregory Rohl, said Wednesday she felt threatened when he served her with the suit ...
Steve Cooley concedes race for attorney general to Kamala Harris
The L.A. County D.A.'s action ends weeks of uncertainty in one of the closest statewide elections in California history. The San Francisco D.A.'s victory completes the Democrats' sweep of statewide offices. Democrats completed a clean sweep of California's statewide offices Wednesday as Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley conceded the race for attorney general, ending weeks of ...
Kamala Harris wins: 1st female attorney general
San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris made history Wednesday, becoming the first woman, the first African American and first Indian American in California history to be elected state attorney general. The...
Kamala Harris wins attorney general race
San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris will be California's next attorney general, after her Republican opponent conceded today - a full three weeks after the Nov. 2 election. Los Angeles District Attorney Steve...
Lawyer slams DA on death
BOSTON - The lawyer for a Worcester man who died in state police custody a year ago lashed out yesterday at the Essex district attorney who found no police wrongdoing in the death of Kenneth Howe.
Afghan prosecutor: 2 election workers arrested
The Afghan attorney general's office has arrested two money changers and two employees of the nation's electoral commission on allegations of fraud in the September parliamentary elections, the deputy attorney general said Thursday.
Lawyer suing ex may go to trial
Woodhaven — A judge will decide next week if a Trenton attorney will be tried on intimidation charges after filing a civil lawsuit against a former girlfriend, allegedly to get her to drop a pending domestic violence complaint. In a preliminary examination in 33rd District Court, Kim Tourner, the ex-girlfriend of Gregory Rohl, said Wednesday she felt threatened when he served her with the suit ...
Covington city attorney moving on
Deborah Foshee, city attorney for Covington for the past five and a half years, will be leaving the city and the parish, to act as Jefferson Parish attorney in the administration of Jefferson Parish President John Young.
Attorney, FPS parent set to fill trustee seat
Timothy Devine, an attorney, teacher and district parent, was selected Monday to fill a vacancy on the Farmington school board.
Travolta livid at gay sex claims
LAWYER for star slams 'false and outrageous' stories about secret liaisons in steam room
Covington city attorney moving on
Deborah Foshee, city attorney for Covington for the past five and a half years, will be leaving the city and the parish, to act as Jefferson Parish attorney in the administration of Jefferson Parish President John Young.
Senior Crown defends lawyer accused of making faces
A Crown lawyer whose behaviour so distracted jurors that the judge is prepared to declare a mistrial is a dedicated public servant who simply "got caught up in being a human being," a Toronto court heard Thursday.
'Strange faces' lawyer defended
A Crown lawyer whose behaviour so distracted a jury that the judge is prepared to declare a mistrial is being called a dedicated public servant with a sterling reputation.
Lawyer shot at outside home
A lawyer was seriously injured when unidentified assailants opened fire at him outside his home in east Delhi Thursday night, police said.
Lawyer says Big Tobacco squashed deal
MIAMI, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Attorneys in a tobacco suit say three companies conspired to kill a deal that would have given $10 million to flight attendants suing over second-hand smoke.
Polygamy ban makes members of Bountiful, B.C., sect 'pariahs': lawyer
VANCOUVER - A lawyer for residents of the polygamous commune of Bountiful, B.C., says the law against multiple marriage has turned them into "pariahs" for their religious beliefs.
Minneapolis lawyer buried in Somalia
NAIROBI, Kenya — A Minneapolis-based Somali lawyer was buried Thursday, one day after he was shot in the Somali capital, his relatives said.
Canadian court examines polygamy laws
A lawyer for a polygamous community in western Canada has argued that polygamy should be decriminalised because prohibition denies it religious freedom.
L.A. district attorney admits deficit too much to overcome
Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley on Wednesday conceded the state attorney general's race to San Francisco D.A. Kamala Harris, sealing a Democratic sweep of all statewide offices.