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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: City records show pattern of deceit on Kimball water
The attorney for Grant Reynolds, a longtime plaintiff against the city of Calistoga, alleges in a 700-page motion filed Friday that Calistoga officials used deceit, delay and concealment to overdraft the upper Napa River for more than 60 years.
Robert Sivick named new Hall County attorney
Former Howard County Attorney Robert Sivick, who also is a former Omaha city councilman and former member of the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission, has been selected to be Grand Island’s next city attorney.
Lawyer: Pacquiao settles lawsuit vs. Golden Boy
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Manny Pacquiao has settled a defamation lawsuit against other boxing world figures who intimated he used performance-enhancing drugs, a lawyer for the boxer said Wednesday.
Attorney: Blame MasterCraft's boat design
CHICO - Though an attorney said he thinks his client erred when driving a boat in a 2006 Lake Oroville accident, he told a jury Wednesday they have to decide whether MasterCraft was negligent for its boat design.
War crimes tribunal appoints Serbian lawyer to represent Ratko Mladic at arraignment
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic has been assigned a Serbian lawyer to represent him when he appears before United Nations judges for the first time to face 11 war crimes charges. The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has issued an order appointing Aleksandar Aleksic as duty counsel for Mladic when he makes his first trip to its courtroom Friday morning ...
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APNewsBreak: Lawyer says Mladic has cancer
Ratko Mladic's lawyer says he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009.
Serbian lawyer to represent Ratko Mladic
Ratko Mladic's lawyer said Thursday that he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009.
Mladic has cancer, lawyer says
Ratko Mladic's lawyer says he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009.
Lawyer says document proves Mladic has cancer
THE HAGUE, Netherlands—Ratko Mladic's lawyer said Thursday that he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009, but a Serbian prosecutor called it a hoax.
Lawyer: Mladic treated for cancer while on lam
War crimes defendant's attorney says Ratko Mladic was treated for lymph node cancer 2 years before capture
Lawyer says document proves Mladic has cancer
Ratko Mladic's lawyer said Thursday that he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009.
Lawyer says document proves war crimes suspect has cancer
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Ratko Mladic's lawyer said Thursday that he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009.
Attorney general: ‘Economic development only happens when streets are safe'
Attorney General Bill Schuette said public safety is job No. 1 and the first priority for his office.
Lawyer: Mladic treated for cancer
Bosnian Serb ex-army chief Ratko Mladic was treated for cancer in a Belgrade hospital two years ago while fleeing genocide charges, his lawyer, his lawyer says.
Lawyer Appointed To Represent 'Otis'
The case of the state vs. Otis has taken another turn.
Lawyer says document proves Ratko Mladic has cancer
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Ratko Mladic's lawyer said Thursday that he has a document proving the war crimes...
Lawyer Claims Mladic Spent Three Months in a Serbian Hospital
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White House lawyer Bauer to resign, focus on campaign
Top White House lawyer Bob Bauer will return to private practice at the end of June where he will focus on President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, the White House said on Thursday.
Epilogue: Milton 'Al' Galbraith, former Clearwater attorney
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 Mr. Galbraith CLEARWATER — Less than two years ago, Milton "Al" Galbraith, Clearwater's former city attorney, was diagnosed with lymphoma after his left ankle mysteriously swelled to the size of a softball. Mr. Galbraith, 67, who spent the last decade as assistant attorney for St. Petersburg, lost his battle with cancer on Tuesday. He was surrounded by family at his ...
Top White House Lawyer Is Stepping Down
Bob Bauer is resigning to return to private practice and represent President Obama as his personal attorney and as general counsel to Obama's re-election campaign. Bauer will be replaced by his top deputy, Kathy Ruemmler.
Top White House Lawyer Is Stepping Down
Bob Bauer is resigning to return to private practice and represent President Obama as his personal attorney and as general counsel to Obama's re-election campaign. Bauer will be replaced by his top deputy, Kathy Ruemmler.
Hillsborough County Attorney Lee on her way out
Lawyers representing Hillsborough County and County Attorney Renee Lee are meeting with the county commission chairman in an effort to reach a termination agreement with Lee.
Attorney busted for keying poorly parked cars
SEATTLE – An attorney is accused of keying and leaving notes on cars that were not parked properly at a downtown Seattle parking garage. Ronald Clarke Mattson, 63, is charged with malicious mischief after security officials at Columbia Center allegedly caught him keying a car during a sting operation. According to a probable cause document, the first incident happened March 9 when Susan Wassell ...
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says document proves Ratko Mladic has been battling cancer
BELGRADE, Serbia — Ratko Mladic’s lawyer says he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009. Milos Saljic told The Associated Press that Mladic has suffered from lymph node cancer and that he underwent surgery and chemotherapy for it in 2009. The lawyer showed the AP what he called a photocopy of a doctors ...
Seattle Attorney Accused In Keying Of Badly-Parked Cars
A veteran Seattle attorney was charged with second-degree malicious mischief after he was seen by security guards vandalizing a car.
Attorney: groups sue over Georgia immigration law
Civil liberties groups on Thursday filed a lawsuit seeking to block a Georgia law that cracks down on illegal immigration, saying it violates state and federal law.
Lawyer: "Misperception about Terrelle"
The lawyer for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor says there is nothing out of the ordinary about the cars the player has driven or purchased and there is a "misperception" about his client.
Pryor's lawyer: 'misperception' about cost of cars
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The lawyer for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor says there is nothing out of the ordinary about the cars the player has driven or purchased and there is a "misperception" about his client.
Lawyer: Document proves Mladic has cancer
Ratko Mladic's lawyer said Thursday that he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009, but a Serbian prosecutor called it a hoax.
Mladic in Hague prison hospital: lawyer
Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect and former general Ratko Mladic is in a prison hospital at The Hague, his court-appointed lawyer said on Thursday, and his health has deteriorated because of long years of neglect.
Lawyer says document proves Mladic has cancer
Ratko Mladic's lawyer said Thursday that he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009, but a Serbian prosecutor called it a hoax.
Hillsborough commissioners award half severance to county attorney
Hillsborough County Attorney Renee Lee awaits her fate during Thursday's commission meeting. Lee's future was called into question after revelations that she twice had lunch with former Commissioner Kevin White, whom the county is suing.
Pryor's attorney claims 'misperception' about cars
The attorney for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor says there is nothing out of the ordinary about the cars the player has driven or purchased and there is a "misperception" about his client
Attorney: groups sue over Ga. immigration law
Civil liberties groups say they've filed a lawsuit to block Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration, saying it violates state and federal law.
Pryor's lawyer: There's 'misperception'
The lawyer for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor says there is nothing out of the ordinary about the cars the player has driven or purchased and there is a ''misperception'' about his client.
Lawyer: Nothing shady about Terrelle Pryor's cars; mom paid for latest one
Columbus attorney Larry James provided the purchase agreement for the 2007 Nissan 350Z that Pryor has been driving to workouts this week. Pryor's mother signed for the car, which cost $11,435.06.
Lawyer says Pryor's license reinstated
The lawyer for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor confirmed Thursday that the player's driving privileges have been reinstated after he showed proof that he was insured.
Lawyer Jacob Zamansky Interview About Goldman Sachs
June 2 (Bloomberg) -- Jacob Zamansky, a securities-arbitrage attorney with Zamansky & Associates LLC, talks about a report that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. received a subpoena from the Manhattan District Attorney’s office seeking information on the firm’s activities leading into the credit crisis.
Lawyer Says Document Proves Mladic Has Cancer
Lawyer says document proves Mladic has cancer
US attorney general promises to clarify position on medical pot laws in RI, other states
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has promised to clarify the Justice Department’s position on state medical marijuana laws after federal prosecutors warned they might prosecute everyone from licensed growers to regulators. Holder didn’t go into detail about plans for clarification. But he says the department is wary of medical marijuana dispensaries being seen as a form of de ...
QB Pryor's lawyer questioning SI story's facts
The lawyer for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor has questioned the facts in a Sports Illustrated special report on the Buckeyes' NCAA problems, saying the story is "90-percent wrong."
QB Pryor's lawyer questioning SI story's facts
The lawyer for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor has questioned the facts in a Sports Illustrated special report on the Buckeyes' NCAA problems, saying the story is "90-percent wrong." Columbus attorney Larry James also said there is nothing out of the ordinary about the cars Pryor has driven or purchased.
Lawyer: Pryor shows proof of insurance, license reinstated
The lawyer for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor confirmed Thursday that the player's driving privileges have been reinstated after he showed proof that he was insured.
LAWRENCE: Council appoints its new attorney
Township Council approved Michael W. Herbert to become the municipal attorney by a 3-2 vote at a special meeting Tuesday night. He replaces former Municipal Attorney Kevin Nerwinski, who was elevated by the council to become the Municipal Court judge.
Lawyer says Pryor's license reinstated
The lawyer for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor confirmed Thursday that the player's driving privileges have been reinstated after he showed proof that he was insured.
Negasi lawyer calls no evidence
The defence lawyer in the Tesfai Negasi murder trial rested his case Thursday without calling any evidence.
Defense attorney says sentence in Silver Spring murder case excessive'
The attorney for a man sentenced to 30 years in prison today for the 2010 murder of a District principal who lived in Silver Spring believes her client's sentence was unjust.
Lawyer: Bosnian War Crimes Suspect Mladic Battling Cancer
Ratko Mladic's lawyer said Thursday that he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and that he was treated at a Serbian hospital in 2009.