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Attorney General sues local business
Dustin McDaniel, Attorney General for the State of Arkansas, has announced his office has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a local roofing company for using a Ponzi scheme to allegedly defraud more than 75 customers of $250,000. read more
Dakota Mosley's attorney seeks more information in alleged robbery involving former Auburn players
Court papers filed Monday by the attorney for former Auburn football player Dakota Mosley seek to differentiate his client's role in an alleged robbery and burglary from that of three other former players also charged in the crime.
Lawyer reprimanded over nude photo affair
A Winnipeg lawyer has been given a reprimand after pleading guilty at a disciplinary hearing to all charges against him, including sexual harassment of a client, conflict of interest and failing to act with integrity.
Attorney: Bullied teen denied homework
MIDDLETOWN — After weeks home from school because of bullying from her classmates, Monique McClain has been unable to obtain any homework assignments from the Board of Education, her attorney said Monday.
Nodine's Attorney Files New Motions
Nodine's new court-appointed attorney says he needs more information that could work in his client's favor a second time around.
Lawyer: Deported US girl, 4, returning to New York
A 4-year-old U.S. citizen who was deported to Guatemala will return to be reunited with her family in New York this week, a family attorney said Monday.
Attorney general blasts PG&E, CPUC agreement
PG&E has agreed to pay $3 million for failing to provide pipeline records, but the attorney general doesn't think that's enough.
Stuart commission offers manager's post to city attorney
STUART — Stuart commissioners offered the top administrative post to their city attorney on Monday.
Clippers' attorney urges jury not to award financial payoff to Elgin Baylor
In closing statements Monday, the team's attorney blasted Baylor's claims of wrongful termination and age discrimination against the Clippers. The civil lawsuit is expected to be in the hands of jurors Tuesday. Elgin Baylor's wrongful termination and age-discrimination civil lawsuit against the Clippers is expected to arrive in the hands of jurors Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Clippers' attorney urges jury not to award payoff to Elgin Baylor
In closing statements Monday, the team's attorney blasted Baylor's claims of wrongful termination and age discrimination against the Clippers. The civil lawsuit is expected to be in the hands of jurors Tuesday. In closing statements Monday, the team's attorney blasted Baylor's claims of wrongful termination and age discrimination against the Clippers. The civil lawsuit is expected to be in the ...
Attorney alleges improper relationship
By PETER H. MILLIKEN [email protected] YOUNGSTOWN A Cafaro Co. attorney has alleged an
Attorney General Files Civil Rights Complaint Against Johnston Man
The Attorney General's office filed a civil rights complaint against a Johnston man in Providence Superior Court today.
Lawyer: Suspect forced to smuggle coke in diaper
An East Boston woman who allegedly smuggled more than 1,000 grams of cocaine in a "diaper-like" garment was a hapless...
Attorney outlines medical pot options
About 25 people attended a special meeting of the Village of Suttons Bay Planning Commission last week to hear an attorney present a briefing titled “Options for Zoning Regulations concerning Medical Marijuana.” Attorney Bryan Graham of Antrim County h read more
Attorney: Bullied teen denied homework
MIDDLETOWN — After weeks home from school because of bullying from her classmates, Monique McClain has been unable to obtain any homework assignments from the Board of Education, her attorney said Monday.
Attorney calls for agency to monitor money laundering
JEDDAH: Saudi attorney Khalid Alnowaiser recently pointed out that money laundering by organized crime syndicates has become an international dilemma and a real challenge for global financial institutions.
Nodine's attorney blasts retrial
BAY MINETTE, Ala. — Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon said she will need several more weeks to review existing evidence and examine new leads before deciding to retry former Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine for the murder of April Downs.
Attorney: Throw out voter fraud case
The lawyer for a city councilman indicted in a voter fraud case has filed a motion alleging that pre-trial publicity in the case has hurt his client. Attorney Michael A. Feit of Albany, who is representing Michael LoPorto, filed a four-page affirmation Monday to join motions already filed by Brian Premo, attorney for Rensselaer County Democratic Elections Commissioner Edward G. McDonough, asking ...
A polygamous society is always wrong, lawyer tells landmark trial
Lawyer for provincial government urges judge to uphold Canada’s 120-year-old law outlawing multiple marriage
A polygamous society is always wrong, lawyer tells landmark trial
Lawyer for provincial government urges judge to uphold Canada’s 120-year-old law outlawing multiple marriage
Defense attorney cites DA bonuses in bid for new prosecutor
A motion questioning an Arapahoe County prosecutor's ability to try a felony kidnapping case in light of District Attorney Carol Chambers' controversial bonus criteria survived its first hearing Monday.
Attorney Brenda Sunby uses own experience to mentor young female lawyers
Stevens Point attorney Brenda Sunby has tried about 20 cases in court since she joined Habush Habush Rottier in 2000, a feat she never thought possible as a young law student battling severe anxiety of public speaking.
Lawyer: Deported US girl, 4, returning to New York
A 4-year-old U.S. citizen who was deported to Guatemala will return to be reunited with her family in New York this week, a family attorney said Monday.
Citigroup hires London lawyer Stuart Popham
Citigroup has hired well-connected London lawyer Stuart Popham to help strengthen the U.S. bank's relationships with large British clients the government and regulators.
Attorney optimistic over reopening of VictoryLand
Greenetrack did it. Magic City Bingo near Birmingham plans to do it Friday. The question is … will VictoryLand re-open its electronic bingo operation? “I think it’s fair to say it’s being evaluated,” VictoryLand attorney Mark White told the Opelika-Auburn News.
State Attorney To Investigate Windermere Scuffle
The state attorney will focus on a local town council scandal.
MTV Teen Mom's Lawyer Claims a Set Up
The lawyer for "Teen Mom" star Jenelle Evans tells TMZ that his client is the victim of a set up, and money is at the bottom of it all. ( Read )
Attorney general files briefs supporting prosecutors in medical marijuana cases
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed court papers Monday in support of prosecutors in Oakland and Isabella counties in separate court cases seeking clarification of Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Act.
Attorney Ross on Wal-Mart Gender Bias Case
March 29 (Bloomberg) -- David Ross, a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, discusses Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s bid to stop a class-action gender-bias suit.
Disgraced lawyer gets reprimand
After pleading guilty to professional misconduct Monday, disgraced lawyer Jack King got off with a reprimand.
Lawyer: Did women lie about sexting prosecutor?
Now that authorities have decided not to file criminal charges against a former prosecutor who sent racy text messages to a domestic abuse victim, his lawyer says his office is investigating whether anyone lied to hurt him.
Dunwoody attorney in forefront of Sneiderman case
Dunwoody attorney Esther Panitch may be sitting on the sidelines April 4 when Hemy Zvi Neuman is arraigned in DeKalb Superior Court on two charges related to the November 18 murder of Russell Sneiderman. But she is right in the middle of the action nonetheless.
Attorney General opinion supports Gooch’s position
A recent opinion handed down by the Attorney General’s Office has given approval for Darlene Gooch to serve simultaneously as both Russellville City Council member and director of Main Street Russe...
Former bankruptcy lawyer gets 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding clients
"You sir have disgraced yourself and our profession," says County Judge William Walsh.
Would-be cuckold lawyer reprimanded
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 29 (UPI) -- A Canadian lawyer who asked a client to have sex with his wife escaped disbarment but received a reprimand in Winnipeg, Manitoba, legal regulators said.
China dismisses UN calls to release rights lawyer
Beijing on Tuesday dismissed calls by a United Nations human rights agency to free prominent rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, saying the body should respect China's judicial sovereignty.
Lawyer claims 'Teen Mom's' fight was set up
Despite talk of jealousy and bad blood from other sources, it seems money was the real motivator, according to an attorney for Jenelle Evans.
New York Attorney General to Review AT&T T-Mobile Acquisition
New York’s attorney general will review AT&T Inc.’s proposed purchase of T-Mobile USA for possible anti-competitive impact, according to a statement today.
Lawyer Argues Leon Davis Shouldn't Die for 3 Murders
BARTOW | Convicted murderer Leon Davis Jr.’s lawyer presented no testimony Tuesday to support a sentence of life imprisonment, but said Davis’ mental state should be considered heavily in determining his sentence.
Attorney Promises 'Different Side' Of Accused Killer
The attorney for the man accused of killing someone he mistakenly believed burglarized his home is promising to reveal a "different side of the story".
N.Y. attorney general to investigate AT&T, T-Mobile merger
New York’s state attorney general said Tuesday that he will investigate the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile for potential anti-competitive harms that would affect consumers and businesses
Attorney for actress 'Snoop' to withdraw from case | VIDEO
UPDATE, 2:55 p.m.: How quickly things change: Gardner now says that he plans to withdraw as Pearson's attorney.
Attorney for actress 'Snoop' discusses case, YouTube | VIDEO
The attorney for jailed "Wire" actress Felicia "Snoop" Pearson said the charges against her are some of the "easiest" prosecutors can bring in a drug case, and defended a video posted to YouTube encouraging fans to send her letters at the city detention center.
Attorney: George Anthony Didn't Kill Caylee
The attorney representing George Anthony releases a statement, saying his client had nothing to do with the death of his granddaughter, Caylee Marie Anthony.
Otay board members use district's attorney without board approval
Concerns raised over Otay Water District board members using the district's attorney without board approval
New York Attorney General Pledges "Thorough Review" of AT&T-T-Mobile Deal
Add the New York attorney general to the list of those who want to take a hard look at AT&T's plan to buy T-Mobile. In a statement on Tuesday, New York's top lawyer said that his office will "undertake a thorough review" of the proposed $39 billion deal.
Lawyer Suing Wal-Mart Roasted in Supreme Court Argument
Uh, Berkeley, we have a problem. The lawyer representing Wal-Mart worker Betty Dukes and perhaps 1.5 million other present and former female Wal-Mart employees was assailed from the right and the left in oral arguments before the Supreme Court today, raising serious questions about whether the huge class action will survive.
NY attorney general to review AT&T purchase of T-Mobile
AT&T Inc's $39 billion bid to buy Deutsche Telekom AG's (DTEGn.DE) T-Mobile USA came under scrutiny from New York's attorney general, who said he is looking into its possible anti-competitive impact.
Lawyer: Woman 'forced' to be drug mule
BOSTON, March 29 (UPI) -- A Boston woman who allegedly smuggled more than 1,000 grams of cocaine in a "diaper-like" garment was forced to do it by drug dealers, her lawyer says.
Rouse's lawyer files contempt of court motion against school district
The lawyer for Monica Rouse is seeking to have the Durant Community School District held in contempt of court for refusing to give Rouse her job back as high school principal.