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Buffett made Sokol a scapegoat-Sokol's lawyer
OMAHA, Neb./NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Sokol fired back at Warren Buffett, with his lawyer saying the one-time Berkshire Hathaway Inc executive had been made a scapegoat over a transaction that led to his sudden resignation.
Buffett made Sokol a scapegoat-Sokol's lawyer
OMAHA, Neb./NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Sokol fired back at Warren Buffett, with his lawyer saying the one-time Berkshire Hathaway Inc executive had been made a scapegoat over a transaction that led to ...
China frees lawyer but another disappears
China released human rights lawyer Teng Biao after ten weeks in custody but a second lawyer has disappeared, rights groups said yesterday, amid an ongoing crackdown on dissent.
The Florida Attorney General's Office Is Investigating Crimestoppers' Finances
Published: Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11:25 p.m. Last Modified: Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11:25 p.m. Heartland Crimestoppers ' Executive Director Wayne Cross has used the agency's money for liquor, restaurant gift cards and questionable travel expenses, the agency's financial records show.
St. Louis attorney at helm of Chinese air cargo deal
To a remarkable degree, one of the biggest economic development projects in the St. Louis region hinges on one man: Steve Stone.
The lawyer behind the $10B recovered for Madoff victims
NEW YORK -- Everyone's mad at Irving Picard. To be fair, his job is thankless: He's the court-appointed bloodhound in charge of hunting down money for the victims of Bernard Madoff, a man who was so skilled at hiding money that he kept the biggest scam in the history of American finance going for at least two decades. Wall Street hates him.
Appeals court denies rapist's motion for attorney in civil-commitment case
A convicted rapist does not have a right to an attorney in his civil commitment proceeding based on the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the state Court of Appeals ruled this week.
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.
Lawyer pursues Madoff money
The lawyer behind the $10B haul for Madoff victims.
Attorney general ponders fine against grain processor
WINDSOR HEIGHTS --- The Iowa Attorney General’s office will decide how much Muscatine-based Grain Processing Corp. (GPC) should pay for violating state air and water regulations.