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Dannehy named deputy attorney general
HARTFORD — State Attorney General-elect George Jepsen has tapped a high-profile federal prosecutor to run the day-to-day operations of the attorney general’s office and share duties with him as the public face of the office.
Attorney General demands Google's data
SAN JOSE, California: Connecticut's attorney general has demanded that Google turn over data from unsecured wireless networks collected by its Street View cars, saying the information is necessary to determine whether the company broke state laws.
Attorney General Defends Anti-Terrorism
America's top lawyer told a Muslim group that he stands behind the methods used in anti-terrorism cases - including stings of plotters that some critics have called entrapment.
Attorney files appeal in LMSD redistricting case
An attorney representing the nine African-American students in the Lower Merion School District redistricting case filed an appeal Monday to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.
Attorney seeks dismissal of charges against Aptos teacher in unlawful sex case
SANTA CRUZ — The attorney for an Aptos teacher accused of having an intimate relationship with a 17-year-old student was in court Thursday seeking to have the case against her dismissed, saying injuries she suffered when she was struck by a cab in San Francisco left her unable to defend herself.
Attorney files appeal in LMSD redistricting case
An attorney representing the nine African-American students in the Lower Merion School District redistricting case filed an appeal Monday to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.
Lawyer: Designer was OK when beau left NYC hotel
A swimsuit designer found dead in an overflowing bathtub in a swanky hotel was "absolutely fine" when last seen by her boyfriend, an Oscar-winning songwriter's son who has been accused of choking her, his lawyer said Saturday.
Attorney-general to review suppression orders
Application of orders on social media sites considered. 10 Dec 2010 10:42 AM
Lawyer: Designer was OK when beau left NYC hotel
A swimsuit designer found dead in an overflowing bathtub in a swanky hotel was "absolutely fine" when last seen by her boyfriend, an Oscar-winning songwriter's son who has been accused of chokin...
Attorney seeks to suppress statements in homicide case
The attorney for a motorcyclist accused of killing a 30-year-old Janesville man during a traffic dispute this summer has filed a motion to suppress statements his client made to police.
Lawyer Sues Ex For $95,000 For Wedding
Dominique Buttitta, a suburban Chicago lawyer who says her ex-fiance called off their wedding just four days before the ceremony, wants to make him pay -- literally.
Favre lawyer to Sterger reps: 'Give us a lawsuit'
Favre lawyer to Sterger reps: 'Give us a lawsuit'
Lawyer for Sonja Kohn Disputes Trustee’s Lawsuit
A lawyer for Sonja Kohn on Sunday dismissed the civil complaint as “ridiculous.”
Crossbow victim suffered earlier brain injury: lawyer
A lawyer representing Si Cheng — whose death by crossbow at a library recently shocked Toronto — says his former client suffered a massive brain injury many years earlier that may have triggered his violent behaviour.
Attorney Seeks Mental Evaluation of Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend
The attorney for a Lincoln man charged with beating a woman to death has requested a psychiatric evaluation to determine whether he's competent to stand trial.
Attorney: Delay deporting teen
The new high-powered attorney for Bernard Pastor has filed a request with federal officials that would allow the 2010 Reading High School graduate to remain in the United States.
PFT: Favre's lawyer eager for Sterger to sue
After months filled mainly with silence and one denial of the existence of settlement talks, Brett Favre ’s camp has made its first substantive communication regarding the NFL’s ongoing investigation into the question of whether Favre violated the league’s Personal Conduct Policy in 2008 via his interactions with former Jets in-house sideline reporter Jenn Sterger.
Myrtle Beach lawyer Pavilack defends property shuffling
Myrtle Beach lawyer Harry Pavilack transferred real estate between his corporations, relatives and business partners 63 times in the months leading up to his forced bankruptcy in August, court records show.
Pension Board attorney's firm charges $28K in fees
The firm of attorney Bud Gilbert has charged the Knoxville Pension Board $28,191 in legal fees from July 1 to Nov. 30 to defend the board against a lawsuit by the city of Knoxville.
Afghan deputy attorney general asks high court to toss out election results
Afghanistan's deputy attorney general on Saturday urged the country's highest court to throw out the contested results of recent legislative elections, a move that could hobble the new parliament and increase tensions between President Hamid Karzai and his international allies.
Breaking the stereotype of a typical attorney
Ronnie Baker/Staff photo - Ike Vanden Eykel has always had two main goals in his career: to be known as an honorable attorney and to be considered one of the best at what he does.
When to be your own lawyer
Should you be your own lawyer? This is not a hypothetical question — at least not for many people these days. In a July 2010 survey by the American Bar Association, 60 percent of judges said that th
Dannehy named Conn. deputy attorney general
HARTFORD — State Attorney General-elect George Jepsen has tapped a high-profile federal prosecutor to run the day-to-day operations of the attorney general’s office and share duties with him as the public face of the office.
Dannehy named Conn. deputy attorney general
HARTFORD — State Attorney General-elect George Jepsen has tapped a high-profile federal prosecutor to run the day-to-day operations of the attorney general’s office and share duties with him as the public face of the office.
Parker: Free-range lawyer stomps on over for house calls
He's a Western-hat wearing, cowboy-boot strolling, cigar-butt chomping, shearling-coat and jean-clad lawyerwhen he's not standing in front of a judge.
Dannehy named Conn. deputy attorney general
HARTFORD — State Attorney General-elect George Jepsen has tapped a high-profile federal prosecutor to run the day-to-day operations of the attorney general’s office and share duties with him as the public face of the office.
Dannehy named Conn. deputy attorney general
HARTFORD — State Attorney General-elect George Jepsen has tapped a high-profile federal prosecutor to run the day-to-day operations of the attorney general’s office and share duties with him as the public face of the office.
Attorney to pursue Gary clerk's job
GARY -- Calumet Township board member Clorius Lay said he will run for city clerk. He said it's the right time for him to pursue the job because his current office might be eliminated by the legislature, and he isn't sure he will want to run in four years at the next opportunity. Lay said he has represented several units of government as an attorney. He is the current attorney for the Gary City ...
No substance to rape allegations: lawyer
JULIAN Assange's Swedish lawyer has expressed confidence that he can blow away the sexual misconduct allegations against the Australian.
Trial lawyer writes children’s book
A lawyer with a law practice in Valdosta has published a children's book, "Lil' Lady Piper's First Trip."
Assange Lawyer: U.S. Wants to Get "Mitts" on Him
WikiLeaks Lawyer Mark Stephens Said the Swedish Government Will Defer to the U.S. If Julian Assange is Extradited to Sweden
Attorney files appeal in LMSD redistricting case
An attorney representing the nine African-American students in the Lower Merion School District redistricting case filed an appeal Monday to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.
Incoming county attorney wants more money for deputy
County Attorney elect Ken DeCock asked the Johnson County Board of Commissioners to allow an increase in the salary for the deputy county attorney position at the commissioner’s regular meeting on Tuesday.
Name of 'reckless' lawyer suppressed
A lawyer found guilty of serious unsatisfactory conduct by a legal complaints body has been granted name suppression.
Fuentes not involved in doping ring - lawyer
Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes is innocent of involvement in the doping ring raided by Spanish police last week in an operation dubbed "Greyhound" that shocked the country his lawyer said on Sunday.
Fuentes innocent, lawyer claims
Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes is innocent of involvement in the doping ring raided by Spanish police last week in an operation dubbed "Greyhound"
Austrian banker Sonja Kohn was Madoff "victim": lawyer
Austrian banker Sonja Kohn, accused in a U.S. lawsuit of being Bernard Madoff's "criminal soul mate," was instead a victim of the man behind the biggest fraud in financial history, her lawyer in Vienna said.
Lawyer claims Assange is a conspiracy victim
The lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a German interviewer he believes his client has been set up as part of a US conspiracy with Sweden.
Trustee dogs ex-’One Call’ attorney Barton
Trustee dogs ex-’One Call’ attorney Barton By Tom Harvey The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Dec 10, 2010 11:31PM MDT A bankruptcy trustee has moved to foreclose on works of art and furniture owned by attorney Keith Barton, who racked up a $32 million bill for loans from a company that allegedly turned out to be a giant Ponzi scheme. Waterford Loan Fund trustee Gil Miller is asking a federal ...
Lawyer expects release of Morong 43 members this week
The 43 health workers arrested last February on suspicion of being communist rebels may be released by Thursday this week, even as their supporters prepare a grand welcome for them.
Connecticut AG demands Street View data from Google
Connecticut's Attorney General formally demanded that Google hand over personal data collected by its Street View cars, saying that inspecting the data is "crucial" to assessing a penalty.
Attorney-General caught off guard by WikiLeaks
Department's "red book" gave no warning about the leaks. 13 Dec 2010 2:18 PM
Fillmore lawyer helps to give coats to needy children
Fillmore lawyer heads annual drive to get winter coats to keep local children warm.
Bernie Madoff won't attend Mark Madoff's funeral: lawyer
Bernie Madoff will not go to his son Mark's funeral, his lawyer said Monday.
Lawyer: Town violated own laws
Art Giacolone, the lawyer for the Rizzo family which filed suit against the proposed Verizon data center project, claims that the Town of Somerset’s own time frames and review process were ignored.
Fairhope's City Attorney may review 'executive session' policy
FAIRHOPE, Ala. - Following the City Council’s failure Monday to comply with two requirements of the state Open Meetings Act, Fairhope’s city attorney does not think any changes are needed in council procedures but is willing to review them.
Breaking the stereotype of a typical attorney
Ronnie Baker/Staff photo - Ike Vanden Eykel has always had two main goals in his career: to be known as an honorable attorney and to be considered one of the best at what he does.
Assange lawyer rips rape 'lies'
Julian Assange is innocent of rape and molestation charges, according to a Swedish sex-crimes lawyer who says secret police documents prove Assange's accusers lied about being coerced into sex with the WikiLeaks mastermind. Bjorn Hurtig, who's representing Assange in Sweden, where the charges were filed, claims to have...
Minister plans new method of choosing top state attorney
Prague, Dec 12 (CTK) - The Supreme Judicial Council or the president or the Senate may be co-deciding in future, along with the Czech government, on choosing supreme state attorney, Justice Minister Jiri Pospisil said Sunday, adding that the new method will be part of a planned new legislation.
Lawyer charged with wife murder
A 33-year-old solicitor is charged with murdering his wife in Surrey after she died from a stab wound to the throat.