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Lawyer for 2 Tuckahoe cops in probe rips Bronx D.A.'s Office
Two Tuckahoe cops under investigation for possibly giving preferential treatment to an off-duty New York City police officer after he smashed into a light pole and parking meter did nothing wrong, a lawyer for the village cops said Friday.
Attorney should recuse himself, panel advises
The Arkansas Ethics Commission recommended Friday that an attorney serving on the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission rescue himself from matters that concern companies with which his clients are involved in litigation.
Lawyer: Orlando officer broke woman's teeth | Video
Orlando police officer Livio Beccaccio is accused of breaking a woman's teeth after throwing her to the ground during an arrest. Orlando police are reviewing the conduct of a veteran officer accused of brutality by a woman who suffered broken front teeth and an arm bruise before being arrested.
Attorney general backs new look at search ruling
Indiana's attorney general says he supports asking the state Supreme Court to revisit its recent ruling that found people don't have the right to resist police officers who enter their homes illegally.
Attorney a property rights activist
The Idaho attorney hired by Crescent City Harbor to work with state and federal agencies on speeding up the harbor restoration process is a property rights activist and a fixture at Tea Party events. Fred Kelly Grant, 75, was formally hired Tuesday and a contract is being negotiated. He has been a speaker at past meetings of the Del Norte Tea Party Patriots and other Tea Party organizations ...
NU regent, Kearney attorney accused of stealing shovel, trespassing
KEARNEY - Attorney Kent Schroeder of Kearney, a University of Nebraska Regent, is accused of stealing a $30 snow shovel and trespassing on property that is next door to his rental duplex in central Kearney.
Confirmed: Attorney General probing Sheriff's Department
The state Attorney General's Office will handle the investigation into
Lawyer: Orlando officer broke woman's teeth
Lawyer: Orlando officer broke woman's teeth
Lawyer demands release for Egyptian ex-PM
The lawyer of Egyptian former prime minister Ahmed Nazif on Saturday demanded that his defendant was released from custody during the period of legal proceedings, the MENA news agency said.
State attorney general wants to revisit entry ruling
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana's attorney general says he supports asking the state Supreme Court to revisit its recent ruling that found people don't have the right to resist police officers who enter their homes illegally.
Iranian-American Woman Runs for San Francisco District Attorney
Raised by Iranian parents, Sharmin Bock explained to the Iran Times how her Iranian culture has shaped the person she is today. "I've been raised to always work hard and give back and have been supported to do so by a culture that is very embracing, nurturing and warm not just to fellow Iranians, but to everybody -Grace Nasri
Davenport attorney charged in alleged mortgage fraud
DAVENPORT — A Davenport attorney has been indicted on nine charges in an alleged scheme to defraud banks and mortgage lenders. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says the fraud carried out by 59-year-old Marc Engelman involved eight transactions and nine properties in Davenport.
N.Y. Attorney General Granted Power in Corruption Cases
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has agreed to work with Eric T. Schneiderman in pursuit of certain public integrity cases involving taxpayer money.
Patent auctions: Lawyer's dream or way of the future?
Dinner, drinks and a bitter lawsuit: You might find them both at the Ocean Tomo patent auction next month.
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.
San Francisco DUI Attorney Michelle Spaulding of Summit Defense Attorneys Beats DUI by Showing Officer Improperly ...
San Francisco DUI defense attorney Michelle Spaulding finds that police make mistakes in DUI arrests. These mistakes can result in the dismissal or reduction of DUI charges. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 Many people assume that a drunk driving or DUI charge can’t be beat. After all, it’s difficult to argue with the stark reality of a breathalyzer readout or a crime lab blood sample ...
Twitter posts prosecution urged
The attorney general is being asked to consider the prosecution of a journalist who allegedly broke a privacy order on social networking website Twitter.
Attorney General takes over probe of sheriff's department
The state will take over the case from the county grand jury, DA Dave Heckler said, to avoid a possible conflict of interest.
Noted Nashville lawyer named CEO of CMG Life Services
Top securities lawyer Gary M. Brown will become the chief executive of CMG Life Services Inc., of Naples, Fla., next month.
Strauss-Kahn will be cleared of sex crimes: lawyer
Fallen IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will plead not guilty and be cleared of attempting to rape a hotel chambermaid, his main lawyer said Sunday.
Strauss-Kahn will be cleared of sex crimes: lawyer
Fallen IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will plead not guilty and be cleared of attempting to rape a hotel chambermaid, his main lawyer said Sunday.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces $241 Million Settlement to Recover Funds Quest Diagnostics Illegally ...
SACRAMENTO - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced a $241 million settlement - the largest recovery in the history of California's False Claims Act - with Quest Diagnostics, the state's biggest provider of medical laboratory testing, to recover illegal overcharges to the state's medical program for the poor.
NU regent, Kearney attorney accused of stealing shovel, trespassing
KEARNEY - Attorney Kent Schroeder of Kearney, a University of Nebraska Regent, is accused of stealing a $30 snow shovel and trespassing on property that is next door to his rental duplex in central Kearney.
Attorney: Jail Time Taking Toll On Eldest Mohler
Eighteen months after shocking claims of incest and rape at a western Missouri farm were made public, three of six men accused of molesting young relatives remain behind bars and the first trial is at least five months away.
Strauss-Kahn Lawyer Brafman Is Confident Accusations Will Be Proven False
Dominique Strauss-Kahn ’s lawyer said the first findings of his investigation show that accusations by a hotel maid that the former International Monetary Fund chief tried to rape her are false.
Strauss-Kahn Lawyer Says Accusations Will Be Proven False
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s lawyer said the first findings of his investigation show that accusations by a hotel maid that the former International Monetary Fund chief tried to rape her are false.
Lawyer: Soldier to plead to detainee death - Army News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Army Times
DENVER — The lawyer for a soldier accused of killing an Afghan detainee said Sunday the soldier will plead guilty to murder in exchange for a substantially reduced prison term.
Lawyer: Soldier to plead guilty in detainee death
A mentally ill U.S. soldier accused of killing an Afghan detainee will plead guilty to premeditated murder in exchange for a substantially reduced prison term, his lawyer said Sunday.
Lawyer: Mentally ill US soldier to plead guilty in death of detainee in Afghanistan
DENVER — A mentally ill U.S. soldier accused of killing an Afghan detainee will plead guilty to premeditated murder in exchange for a substantially reduced prison term, his lawyer said Sunday. Pfc. David Lawrence of Lawrenceburg, Ind., is expected to enter the plea at a military court hearing at Fort Carson, Colo., on Wednesday, said James Culp, Lawrence’s civilian attorney. Lawrence, 20, could ...
Attorney remembered for volunteer work
Attorney John Noble is remembered for all the good he did in many communities, plus his work for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Kane County, which helps abused and neglected children.
Lawyer wants Texas industries to stop paying for foreign smog
A Houston lawyer is asking regulators to change smog rules so the state doesn't have to pay for extra controls to offset wind-borne pollution from Mexico and other nations.
Strauss-Kahn will be cleared of sex crimes: lawyer
Fallen IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will plead not guilty and be cleared of attempting to rape a hotel chambermaid, his main lawyer said Sunday.
Bay City attorney asks state Supreme Court to disqualify Midland County judge who said 'screw you'
MIDLAND — The attorney for a Midland man accused of causing his ex-wife’s death has asked the state Supreme Court to rule on whether the presiding judge, who told the attorney “screw you” during a closed-door meeting, should be disqualified.
Advice: For start-ups, hiring a lawyer is often optional
An entrepreneur wants to know when a lawyer is needed. Also: How to improve a staff's quality. Dear Karen: I'm starting a business. What can I do myself and when do I need a lawyer?
Armstrong lawyer refutes Hincapie report
A lawyer for Lance Armstrong released a statement Sunday to refute a report that another former teammate said he saw the seven-time Tour de France champion use performance-enhancing drugs.
Strauss-Kahn will be cleared of sex crimes: lawyer
Fallen IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will plead not guilty and be cleared of attempting to rape a hotel chambermaid, his main lawyer said.
Uganda: Lawyer Threatens to Abandon Election Case
A lawyer representing Mr Mario Obiga Kania, the complainant in the election petition against the Terego County MP, Mr Kassiano Wadri, has threatened to withdraw from the case, citing intimidation from the lawyer of the accused.
Serepisos no show, lawyer quits
Lawyer Justin Toebes has withdrawn as legal council for embattled Phoenix owner Terry Serepisos despite impending bankruptcy proceeding.
Serepisos no show in court, lawyer quits
Lawyer Justin Toebes has withdrawn as legal council for embattled Phoenix owner Terry Serepisos despite impending bankruptcy proceeding.
Attorney wants proof of dead animals
WINCHESTER -- The attorney for a woman accused of trashing three city homes and leaving dead animals at one wants to see more evidence -- namely the corpses
Strauss-Kahn Lawyer Says Hotel Sex-Assault Charges are Untrue
A lawyer for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief, said the first findings of his investigation show accusations by a hotel maid that Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her are false.
Attorney to fill Marin County supervisor seat
Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Sausalito attorney Kathrin Sears to an empty Marin County supervisor seat, his office said Sunday. Sears, 58, is a supervising deputy attorney general with the California Department of Justice,...
Rana betrayed by Headley, says his attorney
Chicago, May 23 (IANS) US attorney Charles Swift, who is representing Canadian-Pakistan Tahawwur Hussain Rana in his trial here for his alleged role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, says his client has been betrayed by his friend David Headley.
Lance's attorney attacks ‘60 Minutes’ report
Lance Armstrong's attorney last night released a statement that derided a report that aired on CBS' "60 Minutes," citing the TV network's "unpardonable zeal to smear" the seven-time Tour de France winner. "We have already responded in great detail at www.facts4lance.com," said Mark Fabiani, Armstrong's...
In S.F. district attorney race, gloves already off
Punches are already being thrown in San Francisco's district attorney race - some of them personal. First up: Police Chief-turned-D.A. George Gascón's support of the death penalty, a position that has proved lethal for candidates here in the past. In an...
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.
NU regent, Kearney attorney accused of stealing shovel, trespassing
KEARNEY - Attorney Kent Schroeder of Kearney, a University of Nebraska Regent, is accused of stealing a $30 snow shovel and trespassing on property that is next door to his rental duplex in central Kearney.
Fijian Attorney General slams NZ media as 'abhorrent'
A New Zealander who has had his passport confiscated as part of an investigation into Fiji's runaway military chief is still being held by police.
Furman Gregory Deptula Welcomes Attorney Christopher Drabik
Furman Gregory Deptula continues to grow its intellectual property and patent law practice by welcoming Attorney Christopher Drabik. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 22, 2011 Attorney Christopher Drabik joins Furman Gregory Deptula's (FGD) intellectual property and patent law practice. He will be based in the firm’s Boston office. Mr. Drabik's practice includes intellectual property counseling, licensing ...
Attorney to fill Marin County supervisor seat
Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Sausalito attorney Kathrin Sears to an empty Marin County supervisor seat, his office said Sunday. Sears, 58, is a supervising deputy attorney general with the California Department of Justice,...