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Lawyer takes center stage in E. coli story
Next month I'll publish my 10th book. It's called "POISONED," and working on this one has changed my life and the way I look...
District Attorney crafting guidelines to allow pot clubs
Making a clear break from the hard core attitude of his predecessor and other top state prosecutors, Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen is expected to soon release new guidelines that will allow marijuana collectives to operate as long as they are non-profit and serve qualified
Explaining Enforcement of Gas Prices in West Virginia
State Attorney General's office can only do so much
Cebuano lawyer joins Aquino’s appointees
CEBU CITY – It’s from courtrooms to oil tankers for lawyer Democrito Barcenas, one of the Cebu-based campaign leaders for President Benigno Aquino III.The lawyer on Monday confirmed his appointment as director of the Shipping and Transport Corp. (STC), a subsidiary of the Philippine National Oil Company.“I have to get acquainted with the functions first. Then the board will meet to elect a ...
Lawyer: Pot shops by school don't violate law
LAKE FOREST - For more than a year, Julie Labus has smelled pot wafting from nearby medical marijuana shops."It's bad for my business and bad for the children," said Labus, director of Montessori Children's School House on Raymond Way. "I've had complaints from...
Illinois's Madigan Seeks Apple, Google Meeting
Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked the smartphone giants what data iPhones, iPads, and Android devices collect and store, as well as why and for how long they do it
Illinois attorney general joins chorus of officials asking Apple about iPhone location tracking
A growing group of state, federal and foreign government officials is asking Apple Inc. to explain why its iPhone and iPad mobile devices track users’ whereabouts. Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan on Monday requested meetings with both Apple and Google...
Santa Clara County District Attorney crafting guidelines to allow pot clubs
Proposal would likely end raids in San Jose, emphasize cooperation
Warren lawyer’s lawsuit criticized
Attorney cites free speech threat in subpoena of message board
Immigration attorney accused of taking client's money and running
Yakima attorney Tim Schoenrock is accused of taking over $5,000 from a pregnant mother of six and not doing any work to help her husband re-enter the country.
Typical New Zealand Lawyer is Male – for Now
Statistical information from the New Zealand Law Society shows that 11,585 lawyers held practising certificates at 1 April 2011, with 56% of them male and 64% having practised for less than 20 years.
Attorney General Responds To Healthcare Ruling
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli reacted Monday to the United States Supreme Court’s decision not to expedite Virginia’s lawsuit against the federal health care law and its mandate to force individuals to buy health insurance:
Lawyer's shooting called justified
The fatal police shooting of a well-known Chesterfield County lawyer who fired on officers at his home Jan. 28 was justified, a special prosecutor said Monday.
Lawyer’s illness delays ex-officer’s firearms case - www.roanoke.com
Bruce Abramski Jr. Bruce Abramski Jr. didn't get his day in court on Monday after all.
Chattanooga: Defense attorney faces alcohol charges
A veteran criminal defense attorney was arrested on charges of driving while impaired and violating the implied consent law, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.
Lawyer: Shooting of Veazie man unjustified
Police say an officer feared being struck when the suspect drove off after being told to leave his car.
Macon's attorney tells court evidence is being held back
Conferring: Chief Judge William Collette (from left) talks with Lansing police Det. James Gill, Matthew Macon's attorney Mike O'Briant and Ingham County Assistant Prosecutor Bill Crino on Wednesday in court.
Disbarred lawyer, an ex-NYPD detective, charged in 31-count theft indictment
A disbarred lawyer from South Salem who was convicted of felony theft in 2007 now faces a 31-count indictment charging him with defrauding 10 people out of $325,000.
Attorney General's office looking at gas price hike
Gasoline prices have broken through $4.00 a gallon in Central Indiana. And that has prompted the Indiana Attorney General's office to take a closer look.
Colorado appeals court hears Aspen ballot secrecy case
An attorney for a former Aspen mayoral candidate and election-integrity activist argued Monday that electronic images of ballots from the 2009 municipal election should be available for public review.
Attorney general's office says counties can't ban pain-management clinics
County governments don't have the right to ban pain-management clinics, according to a state at
Montana attorney general opens inquiry into 'Three Cups' charity
HELENA, Mont. -- Montana's attorney general is scrutinizing the charity run by "Three Cups of Tea" co-author Greg Mortenson after reports questioned whether Mortenson benefited from money donated to build schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan. read more
Lawyer behind $10B Madoff haul
Everyone's mad at Irving Picard.
Rock Island County state's attorney steps down
Rock Island County state's attorney Jeff Terronez says he will step down and plead guilty to misdemeanor charges of supplying alcohol to a teenager.
Attorney cites free speech threat in subpoena of message board
An unidentified person targeted in a defamation lawsuit because of remarks on an Internet message board will ask a judge to not grant a subpoena that could lead to him or her being exposed.
Vance attorney: Cancel hearing
An attorney for Curtis Vance is asking to cancel next month’s arguments before the Arkansas Supreme Court challenging his capital-murder and rape convictions for the October 2008 slaying of Little Rock TV news anchor Anne Pressly.
Lawyer Bait: Steve Jobs in Carbonite iPhone Case
Woof! Woof! Yapyapyap! What’s that I hear? Why, it’s the sound of Apple siccing its legal attack dogs on yet another fun-loving accessory maker. The latest entry on the Apple Deathwatch list is this Steve Jobs in Carbonite iPhone case, which may also draw attention from George Lucas’ legal team. Made from flexible but hard plastic [...]
Warren lawyer’s lawsuit criticized
Attorney cites free speech threat in subpoena of message board
Suspension recommended for attorney Narmont
An Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission hearing board has recommended Springfield attorney John S. Narmont be suspended from practicing law for a year.The commission makes disciplinary recommendations to the state Supreme Court....
LAWYER FILES SUIT TO QUASH SELANGOR STATE ASSEMBLY'S ORDER
SHAH ALAM, April 26 (Bernama) -- The lawyer who represented Port KlangAssemblyman Badrul Hisham Abdullah in court, Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun, todayfiled an originating summons to quash a decision by the Selangor LegislativeAssembly to compel him to appear before the House Rights and PrivilegesCommittee this Friday (April 29) to answer charges for contempt of the assembly.Mohd Hafarizam, 39 ...
Ga. court suspends lawyer for 2 years
Ga. court suspends lawyer for 2 years
Lawyer: Hearing not needed in Pressly death appeal
A lawyer for the man convicted of killing Little Rock television anchor Anne Pressly says briefs filed to appeal his conviction provide enough information for the state Supreme Court to decide the case and that no oral arguments are necessary.
Defense lawyer says hearing not needed in appeal for man convicted in TV anchor’s killing
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A lawyer for the man convicted of killing Little Rock television anchor Anne Pressly says briefs filed to appeal his conviction provide enough information for the state Supreme Court to decide the case and that no oral arguments are necessary.
Attorney asks for dismissal for Wooten's conspirator
Defense attorneys asked a Collin County district judge to quash an indictment for a man accused of bribing another Collin County judge during her election campaign.
Illinois Attorney General sends letter to Apple, Google
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has sent letters to both Apple and Google inquiring about the location data its mobile OSes are collecting, including how long the data is stored and for what purposes. Madigan is the latest in an increasing string of officials who want to be assured that the data -- used by smartphones and other mobile devices to locate users for location-based services ...
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP: Principal Attorney McCauley retained
Patrick McCauley, the principal attorney for Van Buren Township, will remain in that role after his move as equity partner to the law firm of Gasiorek, Morgan, Greco and McCauley.
Lawyer admits client left fender-bender scene but denies driving drunk
Prosecution may seek persistent felon status and life prison sentence for Dean Tuszynski if convicted.
Lawyer for key DiMasi witness wants out
The lawyer representing the convicted software salesman expected to unleash a torrent of damaging testimony against...
Lawyer unraveling fraud scheme gets 3 more months
A federal judge in Connecticut has granted an extension request for an attorney working to secure money for victims of a massive pyramid scheme.
Attorney Quon, Ex-Police Officer Webb Plead Not Guilty To Drug Charge
Las Vegas attorney Nancy Quon pleaded not guilty in District Court Tuesday to a felony drug charge in a case her lawyer called an "Alice in Wonderland prosecution." Quon, 51, who is at the center of a separate federal investigation into corruption and
HIGHTSTOWN: Attorney will aid borough with police issues
HIGHTSTOWN The Borough Council hired an attorney to deal with âpolice issuesâ during a closed meeting Monday evening concerning Hightstown Police Chief James Eufemia, while the embattled chief also lawyered up, sources said.
Former Bucks Congressman Patrick Murphy announces candidacy for state Attorney General
Decorated Iraq war veteran and former 8th District Congressman Patrick Murphy announced his candidacy today for Pennsylvania Attorney General in 2012.
Lawyer requests users stop downloading/uploading of Debian
Debian: "The lawyer wants the poster to pay 700 Euro and stop uploading of Debian."
Attorney: Teacher Should Be Fired
Cell phone video shows a teacher (pink shirt) throw a pencil at a 13-year-old special needs student (blue shirt). JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A teacher at Palm Avenue Exceptional Student Center caught on surveillance video throwing a pencil at a student is being allowed to retire instead of being terminated.
Attorney General Holder has concerns about energy markets
Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday that he saw some "disturbing" things in the energy markets, which support forming the task force unveiled last week to investigate possible fraud and manipulation.
Attorney General Holder says has concerns about energy markets
Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday that he saw some "disturbing" things in the energy markets, which support forming the task force unveiled last week to investigate possible fraud and manipulation.
Lawyer Denies Sheen Bail for Dykstra
Who sprung "Nails" from jail?
Troy selects city attorney after months of debate
The City of Troy finally has a city attorney. The City Council April 20 unanimously approved Charles Evans to fill the spot. Evans owns a private practice in Libby and previously served as Libby’s city attorney for four years.
Md. lawyer admits laundering drug money
An Upper Marlboro defense lawyer pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District court in Alexandria to conspiracy to launder drug money.
Lawyer proposes ‘fairer’ voting system
Lawyer proposes ‘fairer’ voting system By lee davidson The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 26, 2011 06:52PM MDT Attorney J. Robert Latham says Utah should borrow a system used by other countries that could realistically help elect some Democratic legislators in heavily Republican Utah County next year, or some Republicans in Democratic Salt Lake City — without crazy gerrymandering of political ...