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DealBook: U.S. Attorney Sends a Message to Wall Street
With Raj Rarajatnam’s conviction for insider trading, Preet Bharara has signaled that the United States attorney in Manhattan is back as the sheriff of Wall Street.
Tuscaloosa attorney charged with not reporting felony
A Tuscaloosa attorney faces federal charges of not reporting a felony that she knew had been committed.
Nevada Commerce Bank's Attorney Blames Fdic For Failure
A bank attorney has pulled back the curtains of secrecy that surrounded the failure of one Southern Nevada bank and the struggles of another. The May issue of the Findley Reports, a newsletter edited and published by California attorney Gary Findley, reports
Demjanjuk lawyer confident he won't serve time
John Demjanjuk's lawyer said Friday that he expects his client's appeal against his war crimes conviction to last around two years, and expressed confidence that the 91-year-old won't end up serving prison time.
Murder suspect gets new lawyer after first attorney is stabbed with a pencil
A murder suspect's attorney says the two men 'had a great relationship' before the alleged stabbing.
Attorney Tetzlaff shreds Peoples' case over destroyed documents
(Crain's) — Chicago attorney Theodore Tetzlaff is firing back at Peoples Energy Corp.
War criminal Demjanjuk faces long appeal: lawyer
John Demjanjuk's lawyer says he expects his client's appeal against his war crimes conviction to last around two years and expressed confidence the 91-year-old won't end up serving prison time.
Attorney criticizes dropping meth case
A labor attorney who represents Nebraska State Patrol troopers says Platte County prosecutors need not have dropped charges in three cases after the trooper who made the arrests resigned.
'Rape cop' lawyer says Kenneth Moreno is not a rapist in summations
Human being. Honest guy. Even "a bit of a simpleton." The defense lawyer for accused 'rape cop' Officer Kenneth Moreno spent a four hour summation today trying to redefine his client in terms unindictable, even at one point calling him not the sharpest-shooting gun in the police locker. "Ken is...
NYS Attorney General Wants Review of Gas Prices
Attorney General in WNY Friday to announce his plan on why the cost per gallon is $1 more in Western NY since same time last year
Attorney General Conway files motion against Marathon Oil for alleged price gouging
Attorney General Jack Conway filed a motion on Friday for a temporary injunction against Marathon Petroleum Company LLC in Franklin Circuit Court. Conway alleges that Marathon raised their wholesale prices of gas and other motor fuel across Kentucky during a time of emergency.
Attorney questions execution drugs
Alabama death row inmate Jason Williams' is scheduled to be put to death May 19. Wiliams' attorney is questioning the drugs the state plans to use in the execution.
You Lose, You Win: Lawyer Loses 44 Lbs without Joining a Gym
This lawyer's willpower to watch what she ate and exercise at home helped her get fit.
Attorney General Conway Accusses Marathon Oil of Price Goughing
Attorney General Jack Conway today filed a motion for a temporary injunction in Franklin Circuit Court alleging that Marathon Petroleum Company LLC illegally raised the wholesale price of gasoline and other motor fuels in markets across Kentucky during a time of emergency.
Lawyer considers suit over Manitoba flooding
A Manitoba lawyer is considering leading a class-action flood lawsuit against the province.
Attorney General: Marathon Illegally Raised Gas Prices
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway wants Marathon Oil to lower its prices.
Governments guard too many secrets: Assange lawyer
The lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he knows governments need to keep secrets, but they often go too far.
Ky. attorney general accuses Marathon of price gouging
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has filed a motion for a temporary injunction alleging that Marathon Petroleum Company LLC illegally raised the wholesale price of gasoline and other motor fuels in markets across Kentucky during a time of emergency.
Lawyer belittles return of functions to Magpale
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Lawyer: Stress led to indecent act
A Brandon area man revealed himself to two women because he failed to zip up after a roadside pee, his lawyer says. Randall Allan Vanrobaeys had had such a bad day that he didn't care that he was partially exposed when he was spotted by two women in a Virden parking lot.
Will Stow Lake Affair Sink City Attorney?
Is the S.S. Dennis Herrera taking on water? Will the city attorney's office be kicked overboard as the latest casualty in the ongoing Stow Lake controversy? The answer may come as soon as next week. T
Attorney Tetzlaff tries to shred Peoples' case over destroyed documents
(Crain's) — Chicago attorney Theodore Tetzlaff is firing back at Peoples Energy Corp.
Lawyer tabbed for Grayslake D46 internal probe
Grayslake Elementary District 46 has authorized an attorney to lead an internal investigation into an ethics policy violation complaint that officials sent political emails over a publicly owned system.
Lawyer describes flight disrupter's mental anguish
The Yemeni immigrant who allegedly tried to pound his way into the cockpit of a San Francisco-bound jetliner had been hallucinating and hearing voices for two months before he boarded the flight, and he told an air...
Attorney General Abbott charges distributors with unlawfully marketing dietary supplement as antibiotic
AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott obtained a temporary restraining order Thursday against Georgia-based Multimex Distributions Inc. and Houston-based San Martin Distributing Inc. for unlawfully marketing and dispensing a dietary supplement.
Attorney general: Grayslake High personnel votes on coaches were too vague
Illinois' top law-enforcement office has ruled Grayslake High School District 127 board members should have provided the names of wrestling coaches to the public when they voted on their resignations and discipline March 10.
Lawyer sentenced for stealing from clients
Former Fort Wayne attorney Daniel Serban was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison and 5 1/2 years on probation Friday for stealing money from his clients’ trust fund accounts.
Lawyer: Accused veterinarian’s father part of the defense team
ALLENTOWN — Jeff Rapoport briefly made eye contact with his son after calling out his name following a preliminary hearing on Thursday.
NY attorney general reviewing rising gas prices
New York's attorney general is appointed by a federal working group to examine oil and gas markets for potential wrong doing.
Attorney General Conway Accuses Marathon of Price Gouging
Attorney General Jack Conway alleges Marathon Petroleum Company, LLC illegally raised the wholesale price of gas across Kentucky. Conway has filed an injunction in Franklin Circuit Court, but it isn't against specific gas stations, it's only at the wholesale supply level.
D.C. says 1999 death of INS lawyer a homicide, not suicide
D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced Friday that the mysterious 1999 death of a young government lawyer , long considered a suicide, is now being investigated as a homicide. Lanier did not say what led police to conclude that Joyce Chiang was killed. Chiang disappeared from Dupont Circle in January 1999 and was found dead months later along the banks of the Potomac River. No charges have ...
Attorney general says commission can't stop med school expansion
The S.C. Commission on Higher Education cannot stop the University of South Carolina's plan to operate a four-year medical school in Greenville, South Carolina's attorney general says.
Lawyer: Accused veterinarian’s father part of the defense team
ALLENTOWN — Jeff Rapoport briefly made eye contact with his son after calling out his name following a preliminary hearing on Thursday.
Lawyer: Man wanted in Aiken plans to surrender
A man accused of choking and biting his girlfriend is wanted by Aiken police and thought to be staying in the Lowcountry.
Woodland Hills attorney gets nine years in Internet sex sting
A Woodland Hills attorney convicted of a dozen counts, including attempted lewd acts on a child, that stemmed an Internet sex-crime sting was sentenced Friday to more than nine years in prison.
Attorney General Abbott charges distributors with unlawfully marketing dietary supplement as antibiotic
AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott obtained a temporary restraining order Thursday against Georgia-based Multimex Distributions Inc. and Houston-based San Martin Distributing Inc. for unlawfully marketing and dispensing a dietary supplement.
Attorney: Coach told to resign or she'll be fired
Jackson State women's basketball coach Denise Taylor was asked Friday morning to resign by 5 p.m. or be fired, her attorney says.
U.S. attorney in Philadelphia tackles health-care fraud
Zane David Memeger marked the end of his first year as U.S. attorney for Eastern Pennsylvania by gathering 67 people Friday to discuss how to combat health-care fraud.
U.S. attorney in Philadelphia tackles health-care fraud
Zane David Memeger marked the end of his first year as U.S. attorney for Eastern Pennsylvania by gathering 67 people Friday to discuss how to combat health-care fraud.
Lawyer describes flight disrupter's mental anguish
The Yemeni immigrant who allegedly tried to pound his way into the cockpit of a San Francisco-bound jetliner had been hallucinating and hearing voices for two months before he boarded the flight, and he told an air...
Attorney looking at statute of limitations in Colonies case
An attorney for Jeffrey Burum, the Rancho Cucamonga developer facing bribery and other charges, plans to argue in court that the statute of limitations to prosecute his client has lapsed.
Lawyer: Accused veterinarian’s father part of the defense team
ALLENTOWN — Jeff Rapoport briefly made eye contact with his son after calling out his name following a preliminary hearing on Thursday.
Lawyer: Accused veterinarian’s father part of the defense team
ALLENTOWN — Jeff Rapoport briefly made eye contact with his son after calling out his name following a preliminary hearing on Thursday.
NY Attorney General Talks Gas Prices in Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was in Buffalo to announce what he calls a comprehensive review of gas prices in Western New York.
Murder suspect gets new lawyer after first attorney is stabbed with a pencil
A murder suspect's attorney says the two men 'had a great relationship' before the alleged stabbing.
Murder suspect gets new lawyer after first attorney is stabbed with a pencil
A murder suspect's attorney says the two men 'had a great relationship' before the alleged stabbing.
Murder suspect gets new lawyer after first attorney is stabbed with a pencil
A murder suspect's attorney says the two men 'had a great relationship' before the alleged stabbing.
Ex-Batavia city attorney Noble dies
ST. CHARLES –  John Noble, 70, the former city attorney for Batavia for more than 10 years and past president of the Kane County Bar Association died Saturday at his home in St. Charles.
Attorney looking at statute of limitations in Colonies case
An attorney for Jeffrey Burum, the Rancho Cucamonga developer facing bribery and other charges, plans to argue in court that the statute of limitations to prosecute his client has lapsed.
Murder suspect gets new lawyer after first attorney is stabbed with a pencil
A murder suspect's attorney says the two men 'had a great relationship' before the alleged stabbing.