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GOP attorney Ed Martin to run for Mo. Senate
Republican attorney Ed Martin, who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, said Monday that he will challenge Democrat Claire McCaskill in Missouri's 2012 U.S. Senate race.
Warren Jeffs gets attorney, trial delay in Texas
Warren Jeffs gets attorney, trial delay in Texas TRIBUNE AND WIRE REPORTS The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Jan 31, 2011 11:26AM MDT A Texas judge on Monday pushed back sexual assault trial dates for polygamous sect leader Warren S. Jeff after his new attorney sought more time to prepare, according to the Standard-Times of San Angelo. High-profile Fort Worth attorney Jeff Kearney appeared on Jeffs ...
Lawyer for Republican candidate says 1,500 ballots flawed in Lucas County commissioner's race
By TOM TROY BLADE POLITICS WRITER A lawyer representing Republican George Sarantou in his bid to overturn the Nov. 2 Lucas County commissioner race said Monday that 1,500 provisional ballots used in that election were flawed and cast doubt on the victory of Democrat Carol Contrada. Attorney Fritz Byers said all the flaws are significant under Ohio law. “Certainly some of the defects we have ...
Attorney for man accused of hacking into wife's e-mail granted more time
The attorney for a man charged with a felony for checking his spouse’s e-mail asked today for more time to prepare, saying that he just recently received a number of documents that are important to the case.
Philly-area lawyer nixes hearing in hunter's death
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia lawyer charged with killing a hunter with an illegal, high-powered rifle has waived a preliminary hearing. Montgomery County lawyer David Manilla is out on $2 million bail in the death of 52-year-old Barry Groh of Quakertown. Prosecutors say the 49-year-old Manilla was cited for shooting a pheasant hunter in 1994 and is banned from hunting with a ...
Attorney to appeal Army captain's mail fraud conviction
An attorney for a U.S. Army captain intends to appeal the conviction of mail fraud and unlawful demand of money by a public official.
Montgomery County lawyer waives hearing in Bucks County hunter's death
David Manilla is out on $2 million bail in the death of 52-year-old Barry Groh.
Attorney General Settles With Tanning Company
The tanning chain At the Beach will pay $350,000 as part of a settlement with the Colorado Attorney General's Office.
District Attorney Risa Ferman to speak at St. Thomas', Whitemarsh
Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman give a presentation on ethics in law enforcement and the criminal justice system at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6 as part of an ongoing Sunday forum series at St. Thomas’ Church, Whitemarsh, focusing on ethics.
Okla. tanning salon reaches settlement in Colorado
Colorado's attorney general says an Oklahoma-based tanning chain has reached a settlement over claims it misled customers about its contract terms.
Ho Hospitalized for ‘Routine Procedure,’ as Lawyer Shows Clips
Stanley Ho was taken to a hospital yesterday, as his lawyer showed video clips of the billionaire’s statements on the family dispute over control of his stake in Asia’s biggest casino company.
Appeals ruling mixed on La. lawyer ad rules
Some of the Louisiana Supreme Court's new restrictions on lawyer advertising are unconstitutional, but several other rules can be enforced, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Lawyer: Aristide still in Africa, wants to return
A U.S. lawyer for former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide says his client is still in South Africa despite rumors that he had left exile.
Red shirt lawyer targets PM in petition lodged with ICC
A lawyer representing the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship has filed a complaint against the Abhisit government with the International Criminal Court over its handling of the dispersal of last year's red shirt protests.
Adams picks Phoenix lawyer for redistricting panel
Phoenix attorney and Republican Party activist Scott Freeman is the first appointee to Arizona's redistricting commission as it is being reconstituted to draw new congressional and legislative districts for use in elections in the coming decade.
Bellaire lawyer indicted in murder-for-hire plot
Prominent lawyer Jeffrey Stern, who is accused of taking part in murder-for-hire plots against his wife, is expected to turn himself in
Lawyer: Grand jury subpoenas UCI Muslim student protesters
Lawyer: Grand jury subpoenas UCI Muslim student protesters - Some of the Muslim students who were arrested last
Attorney requests passport for former Haitian president
The Miami attorney representing Jean-Bertrand Aristide on Monday formally requested that the former Haitian president, who lacks a passport, be permitted to return to his homeland after seven years in exile in South Africa.
Attorney: Navy Never Told Officer To End Videos
An attorney for an officer fired from his first carrier command for showing raunchy videos to sailors says he was never ordered to end the practice by his superiors.
Connecticut attorney general announces insurance settlement
Connecticut's attorney general has announced a settlement with two insurance companies over accusations they conspired to inflate insurance and reinsurance costs.
FOI inspired WikiLeaks: lawyer
Stephen says data-leaking site here to stay. 1 Feb 2011 9:35 AM
Attorney: Navy aircraft carrier commander fired for raunchy videos was never told to stop them
RICHMOND, Va. - An attorney for an officer fired from command of an aircraft carrier for broadcasting raunchy videos to thousands of sailors says he was never ordered to end the practice.
Attorney: Navy officer never told to stop videos
An officer fired from command of his aircraft carrier for broadcasting raunchy videos to thousands of sailors was never ordered to stop, the officer's attorney said Monday, disputing the Navy's claim that it put an end to the "inappropriate content."
GOP attorney Ed Martin to run for Mo. Senate
Republican attorney Ed Martin, who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, said Monday that he will challenge Democrat Claire McCaskill in Missouri's 2012 U.S. Senate race.
Clerk Of Courts Lawyer: "I Communicate With Spirits"
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. -- There's a new lawyer helping to operate the Clerk of Court's Office in Brevard County, but he also claims to be a psychic attorney who can communicate with the dead.
Attorney Investigates Council Scandal
City appoints a Norfolk attorney to investigate the recent City Council sex scandal.
Conn. AG announces insurance settlement
Connecticut's attorney general announced a settlement Monday with two insurance companies over accusations they conspired to inflate insurance and reinsurance costs.
Jeffs' attorney, trial dates changed
SAN ANGELO, Texas, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Legal counsel changed again along with the Texas trial dates for Warren Jeffs, accused of sexual assault on a child and bigamy, his new attorney said.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill Has Another Possible Opponent in Attorney Ed Martin
The Associated Press reports Ed Martin, a Republican attorney from St.
Attorney General's 24 -7 sobriety program easily passes House
Attorney General Steve Bullock's proposal to crack down on repeat drunk driving offenders easily cleared the House. The measure heads to the Montana Senate after a 96-3 vote on Monday in the House.
Spotlight on Scott Lawyer
We'll detour from talk of UW's recruiting uncertainties to continue looking at a few who have committed to become Huskies and will sign on Wednesday, in this entry highlighting linebacker Scott Lawyer of Oak Grove High in San Jose.
Fevola guilty plea likely, says lawyer
AFL star Brendan Fevola will likely plead guilty to his New Year's Eve public nuisance charge, his lawyer says.
Fevola guilty plea likely - lawyer
AFL star Brendan Fevola will likely plead guilty to his New Year's Eve public nuisance charge.
Attorney: Family of slain ex-Pentagon official found in landfill rebuffed by police for info
WILMINGTON, Del. - The family of a slain ex-Pentagon official whose body was found in a Delaware landfill still doesn't know what happened to him, and their attempts to get more information from law enforcement have been rebuffed, their attorney said Monday.
Stanley Ho Makes Hospital Visit as Lawyer Shows Clips
Stanley Ho was taken to a hospital yesterday, as his lawyer showed video clips of the billionaire’s statements on the family dispute over control of his stake in Asia’s biggest casino company.
Attorney Claims Officer Was Not Ordered to End Raunchy Videos
An attorney for an officer fired from his first carrier command for broadcasting raunchy videos to thousands of sailors says he was never ordered to end the practice by his superiors.
Lawyer requests passport for Jean-Bertrand Aristide
The Miami attorney representing Jean-Bertrand Aristide formally requested Monday that the former Haitian president, who lacks a passport, be permitted to return to his homeland after seven years in exile in South Africa.
Ruling Mixed on Lawyer Ad Rules
A federal appeals court has ruled some of the Louisiana Supreme Court's new restrictions on lawyer advertising are unconstitutional, while several others can be enforced.
Lawyer tapes casino king asking that suit proceed
Lawyers for Stanley Ho released three videos that they say show he wants to pursue a lawsuit against family members accused of seizing the tycoon's $1.6 billion stake in his Macau casino empire.
Zahra Baker case is in district attorney's hands
The district attorney's office is reviewing more than 11,000 pages of the Hickory Police Department's investigation into the death of Zahra Clare Baker.
Bellaire Lawyer Accused Of Organizing Plot To Kill His Wife
Bellaire lawyer Jeffery Stern has been accused with organizing a plot to kill his wife, and she is sticking by his side.
Haiti Agrees to Issue Passport for Aristide, Lawyer Says
WASHINGTON -- The Haitian government has agreed to issue a diplomatic passport to former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, his lawyer said Monday, potentially dropping a major hurdle that has prevented Mr. Aristide from returning home after seven years in exile.
Indictments part of Attorney General's office continuing investigation of Internet Cafe
Six people, including a Victoria attorney, were indicted last week on charges of running an illegal gambling operation.
Former assistant U.S. attorney in Springfield seeking way out of Cairo
  Former assistant U.S. attorney David Risley has been in Egypt since September, but his former colleagues aren’t sure whether he’s made it out of the riot-stricken nation. 
District Attorney Risa Ferman to speak at St. Thomas', Whitemarsh
Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman give a presentation on ethics in law enforcement and the criminal justice system at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6 as part of an ongoing Sunday forum series at St. Thomas’ Church, Whitemarsh, focusing on ethics.
Attorney appointed to planning board
Green Township On Jan. 13, at the reorganization meeting of the Green Township Planning Board, Jason R. Rittie was appointed a Class IV member of the planning board, and shall serve for a term that expires on Dec. 31, 2012.