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School attorney: Incident was reported
La PORTE — The attorney for La Porte Community Schools said he’s looking forward to a dismissal of charges against his client.
Newport attorney is a 'working machine'
City Attorney Aaron Harp takes over at a time of financial constraints, and officials hope he can help tame the budget.
Attorney General Abbott Participates in Wildfire Briefing, Visits Displaced Texans at Bastrop County Red Cross Shelter
BASTROP, TX – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today traveled to Bastrop County, where he participated in a briefing with state and local emergency management authorities and urged local residents to take precautions during these dangerous wildfire conditions.
Attorney General Abbott Participates in Wildfire Briefing, Visits Displaced Texans at Bastrop County Red Cross Shelter
BASTROP, TX – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today traveled to Bastrop County, where he participated in a briefing with state and local emergency management authorities and urged local residents to take precautions during these dangerous wildfire conditions.
Retirees allege investment fraud and fault Philadelphia lawyer
One in an occasional series. Fred Demeo was on edge, worried about the dark clouds hovering over Wall Street and his plummeting retirement account.
Attorney: Mayor's veto carried no weight
Mayor Sharon McShurley's June veto of a government reorganization plan adopted by Muncie City Council wasn't worth the paper it was printed on, the council's attorney suggested last week.
Attorney remembered as GOP activist, Everglades champion
By Paul Flemming Florida Capital Bureau -- Respected Tallahassee attorney Thom Rumberger defied categories. There was the Everglades crusader, Republican activist and accomplished litigator, but also the rattlesnake wrangler and Creature from the Black Lagoon.
Iran lawyer for 2 jailed Americans back in court, waiting for judge’s signature on bail deal
TEHRAN, Iran — The lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran says he is waiting for a second, key signature on bail arrangements for a possible release of his clients, convicted of spying. Masoud Shafiei says he is back in court on Sunday, trying to complete the paperwork on the $1 million bail deal for Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal. Read full article >>
Iran lawyer for 2 jailed Americans back in court
The lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran says he is waiting for a second, key signature on bail arrangements for a possible release of his clients, convicted of spying.
Uganda: Attorney General Faces Arrest Over Oil Deal
MPs on the legal and parliamentary affairs committee have warned the Attorney General, Peter Nyombi, against defying orders to provide them with oil production agreements signed between the Government and the two prospecting companies.
Attorney adds volume to noise flap at Fremont East
The rattling of sabers in the battle over a proposed downtown noise ordinance has grown louder with the hiring of a prominent attorney/former state senator by a downtown nightclub owner.
Hikers' release from Iran prison delayed again, lawyer says
The lawyer trying to get two American hikers freed from prison in Iran was not able to get a signature on bail paperwork because a judge is on vacation until Tuesday, he told CNN Sunday.
Lawyer who raked in £600k legal aid hassles OAP over £100 bill
ROGUE lawyer Niels Lockhart is being probed by legal watchdogs over his treatment of an OAP client.
US hikers' release delayed for a few days: lawyer
The lawyer of two American hikers convicted of spying in Iran told AFP on Sunday their release has been delayed since a judge whose signature is needed is on leave.
Iran lawyer fails to get bail deal for 2 Americans
The lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran says he has failed to obtain the second, key signature on bail arrangements for a possible release of his clients, convicted of spying.
Lawyer: Hikers' Release From Iran Delayed Again
The lawyer trying to get two American hikers freed from prison in Iran was not able to get a signature on bail paperwork because a judge is on vacation until Tuesday, he told CNN Sunday.
Lawyer: Hikers' Release Delayed Again
TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) -- The lawyer trying to get two American hikers freed from prison in Iran was not able to get a signature on bail paperwork because a judge is on vacation until Tuesday, he told CNN Sunday.
Lawyer: Hikers' Release From Iran Delayed Again
The lawyer trying to get two American hikers freed from prison in Iran was not able to get a signature on bail paperwork because a judge is on vacation until Tuesday, he told CNN Sunday.
U.S. hikers freedom delayed for a few days: lawyer
The lawyer of two American hikers convicted of spying in Iran told AFP on Sunday their release has been delayed since a judge whose signature is needed is on leave.
Retirees allege investment fraud and fault Philadelphia lawyer
One in an occasional series. Fred Demeo was on edge, worried about the dark clouds hovering over Wall Street and his plummeting retirement account.
Indiana Attorney General warns against robo-calls
Indiana's attorney general says his office is moving to crack down on political candidates who use robo-calls.
Iran judge won't sign "hikers" release before Tuesday: lawyer
TEHRAN (Reuters) - The lawyer for two U.S. men convicted of spying in Iran said on Sunday their release could be delayed until Tuesday as the judge in the case was on vacation.
State Attorney General Warns Against Robo-Calls
Indiana's attorney general says his office is moving to crack down on political candidates who use robo-calls.
Iran judge won't sign U.S. "hikers" release before Tues - lawyer
TEHRAN (Reuters) - The lawyer for two U.S. men convicted of spying in Iran said on Sunday their release could be delayed until Tuesday as the judge in the case was on vacation.
Attorney General Zoeller warns against robo-calls
Indiana's attorney general says his office is moving to crack down on political candidates who use robo-calls.
Baldwin County District Attorney's Office awarded grant
BAY MINETTE, Alabama -- The Baldwin County District Attorney's Office has been awarded a federal Department of Justice grant for technology improvement.
Trustee: Attorney will never repay $73 million
The trustee in charge of a Myrtle Beach attorney's personal bankruptcy is asking a judge to convert the case to a straight liquidation because he says the lawyer will never be able to pay off almost $73 million he owes to creditors.
Lawyer: Hikers' Release From Iran Delayed Again
The lawyer trying to get two American hikers freed from prison in Iran was not able to get a signature on bail paperwork because a judge is on vacation until Tuesday, he told CNN Sunday.
Charles W. Hart, 51, children’s advocate, attorney
Charles William “Bill” Hart, 51, a respected Family Court attorney, died Sept. 4 following a motorcycle crash in the Town of Leon, Cattaraugus County...
Attorney General warns political parties about bar on pre-recorded messages
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana's attorney general says his office is moving to crack down on political candidates who use robo-calls. Attorney General Greg Zoeller (ZEL'-ur) sent a letter Friday to the state's political parties reminding them the state bars campaigns from automatically dialing Indiana residents' phones and playing pre-recorded messages. State law bars campaigns from auto ...
198th DA’s race to be contested
Local attorney Scott Monroe threw his name into the ring this week announcing that he would seek the Republican Party nomination for the 198th District Attorney's office.
Ind. Attorney General's crackdown on political "robo calls"
Indiana's Attorney General says his office will crack down on political candidates who use "robo calls" in the Hoosier state.
Lawyer: Iran Judge Won't Sign "Hikers" Release Before Tuesday
TEHRAN: The lawyer for two U.S. men convicted of spying in Iran said on Sunday their release could be delayed until Tuesday as the judge in the case was on vacation.
Attorney General Horne visits EAC
Eastern Arizona College students received a double treat Thursday from Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne.
Slain attorney's wardrobe donated to provide defendants proper attire
Yuma attorney Jerrold F. Shelley dedicated his life to defending people in court. He continues to assist people even in death.
Maid's US lawyer hits out at Strauss-Kahn interview
NEW YORK: A lawyer for the hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her criticized the former IMF chief on Sunday for not disclosing what happened during the encounter.
Lawyer's ego, antics take center stage in new comedy
Playwright Rick Giarniero in front of the Crystal Theatre in Norwalk where his new play "Boy Wonder?" will debut Sept. 23. Photo: Paresh Jha / CT Jason Howard of Norwalk,Vanessa David of Stamford,Rick Giarniero(author) of Stratford ,Danilelle Hawks of Hamden,Ward Whipple of Bridgeport surround Al Kulcsar (director) of Fairfield at a rehearsal of Boy Wonder.
Lawyer: Charges against PSM 30 dropped!
Are elections on the horizon? Charges against the 30 activists have been dropped, according to a lawyer involved in the case. According to MP Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj, another lawyer in the case had received an email from the DPP to say that all charges had been dropped. The 30 activists were due to face charges [Read more]
Attorney General speaks at local school
United States Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. spoke to a crowd of around 1,000 at the Hopkins School on Friday.
Trustee: Attorney will never repay $73 million
MYRTLE BEACH — The trustee in charge of a Myrtle Beach attorney's personal bankruptcy is asking a judge to convert the case to a straight liquidation because he said the lawyer will never be able to pay off almost $73 million he owes to creditors.
Attorney General Abbott Participates in Wildfire Briefing, Visits Displaced Texans at Bastrop County Red Cross Shelter
BASTROP, TX – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today traveled to Bastrop County, where he participated in a briefing with state and local emergency management authorities and urged local residents to take precautions during these dangerous wildfire conditions.
Tributes paid to campaign lawyer
Tributes are paid to a campaigning lawyer for Thompsons Solicitors who has died at the age of 55 after a long illness.
Alisha Smith: Lawyer suspended after moonlighting as 'dominatrix at S&M events'
Alisha Smith, 36, works for the New York state Attorney General's Office by day - but by night turns into a dominatrix paid for whipping people at S&M events, a source said.
Phone hacking: Journalists must not be forced to reveal sources, Attorney General is urged
Dominic Grieve, the Attorney General, has faced calls to stop Scotland Yard using the Official Secrets Act to make journalists reveal their sources.
Namibia: Lawyer Won't Recuse Herself
FLORA Gaes, the lawyer of alleged double murderer and arsonist Sydney Nero, won't recuse herself from the case.
Attorney's bankruptcy case headed to court
A bankruptcy trustees for an attorney well known for his television commercials and highway billboards will ask a court to convert the case to a straight liquidation, saying the lawyer is unlikely to be able to repay his creditors.
Attorney General Zoeller warns against robo-calls
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general says his office is moving to crack down on political candidates who use robo-calls. Attorney General Greg Zoeller sent a letter Friday to the state's political parties reminding them the state bars campaigns from automatically dialing Indiana residents' phones and playing pre-recorded messages. State law bars campaigns from auto-dialing residents ...
Government lawyer red-faced over Bersih ban suit
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 – A senior federal counsel tripped up in court today and drew sniggers failing to explain why electoral reform group Bersih 2.0 cannot sue the government for outlawing it.Datuk Kamaludin Mohd Said appeared to be arguing from Bersih 2.0’s standpoint when he echoed his opposing counsel, Tommy Thomas, who said a loose coalition of NGOs is not a society, which removes it from ...
Teaneck lawyer Michael Cole dies
Michael R. Cole, a former chief counsel to Gov. Thomas Kean whose legal stewardship helped establish state policy on school funding and gubernatorial powers, died Saturday. He was 67.
New York Attorney General Moves to Dismiss Marriage Equality Lawsuit
New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman filed papers on Friday asking a state court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by marriage equality opponents seeking to nullify the new law.