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Legal News 02/2011 (Page 28)



Indictment: McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi stalled prosecution of a case involving his nephew
McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi stalled prosecution of a case involving his nephew and ordered staffers to help a campaign contributor, new indictments released Monday alleged.Two investigators in his office also were charged with official misconduct for allegedly helping a relative and misusing a county car, according to the new indictments.Bianchi, a Republican in the midst of ...
Third attorney wants off Auburn tree-poisoning case
AUBURN, Ala. — Getting an attorney in Auburn to represent the man charged with poisoning the Toomer's Corner oak trees has proven to be difficult.
Coakley, other officials support human trafficking measure
Attorney General Martha Coakley and other local law enforcement authorities are backing a bill filed yesterday in the Legislature that would make human trafficking a crime in the Commonwealth, seeking to follow 46 other states that already have such laws.
Attorney: Investigative Panel 'Secret Commission'
An attorney for a state lawmaker accused of bribery who is under investigation by a legislative committee says he will not participate in the process until it is open to the public.
Lawyer: Plea talks under way in kidnap in notorious case
Nancy and Phillip Garrido reportedly admit abducting Jaycee Dugard and holding her 18 years.
Lawyer: Trenton police Sgt. Ivan Mendez quits amid harassment allegations
TRENTON -- A cop suspected of making crank calls to superiors from a rival faction of Trenton’s politicized police force resigned Monday against the advice of his lawyer, Robin Lord.
Garridos confess to Dugard kidnapping, attorney says
Sometime in the last month, Jaycee Lee Dugard sat across a table from Nancy Garrido and listened as she tearfully confessed to kidnapping Dugard off the street 20 years ago when she was an 11-year-old girl on her way to school.
Jabary attorney: store shutdown a ‘sham’
Mike Jabary has secured an attorney for his federal civil rights suit against the city of Allen.