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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.
Lawyer regrets fling with Kilpatrick
Sheryl Robinson Wood, the lawyer overseeing Detroit Police reforms who resigned in disgrace and faces professional discipline for having "intimate contact" with Kwame Kilpatrick, says she greatly regrets her conduct, calling it a "moral and a personal transgression."
Attorney general blocks sale of Victorville hospital to Ontario healthcare company
VICTORVILLE - California Attorney General Kamala Harris' Office will not allow Ontario-based Prime Healthcare Services' nonprofit arm to buy Victor Valley Community Hospital.
Attorney General Criticizes Rights Court
Venezuela's attorney general on Tuesday criticized a ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that orders the country's authorities to allow a prominent opposition politician to run for office.
Attorney back in court in Iran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- The lawyer for two Americans jailed as spies in Iran was back in court Tuesday seeking a second judge's signature on a bail deal that could free them after more than two years behind bars.
Attorney general blocks sale of Victorville hospital to Ontario healthcare company
VICTORVILLE - California Attorney General Kamala Harris' Office will not allow Ontario-based Prime Healthcare Services' nonprofit arm to buy Victor Valley Community Hospital.
Attorney: Jail tried helping inmate
EASTVILLE -- A defense attorney in a $10 million lawsuit filed by the husband of a woman who died of a heart attack while incarcerated in Eastern Shore Regional Jail says the defendants did nothing wrong.
Lawyer for 2 Americans says bail deal approved
The lawyer for two Americans jailed as spies in Iran says a $1 million bail-for-freedom deal has been approved by the courts, clearing the way for the release of the men after more than two years in custody.
Lawyer: Iran to free U.S. hikers
After final signature on bail from Iranian judge, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal's freedom only waiting on funds transfer
Lawyer: Iran to free jailed US hikers
Bail-for-freedom deal is approved by courts, lawyer says.
Lawyer for 2 U.S. Hikers Says Bail Deal Approved
Two Americans jailed as spies in Iran will be released on Wednesday, their lawyer said, after a $1 million bail-for-freedom deal was approved by the courts clearing the way for the release of the men after more than two years in custody.
Lawyer for 2 American Hikers Held in Iran Says Bail Deal Approved
Two Americans jailed as spies in Iran will be released on Wednesday, their lawyer said, after a $1 million bail-for-freedom deal was approved by the courts clearing the way for the release of the men after more than two years in custody.
Iran hikers' lawyer expects release soon
A lawyer for two Americans imprisoned as spies in Iran for more than two years expects to start paperwork for their release Wednesday, he told CNN.
Lawyer: Iran to release 2 jailed Americans today
Two Americans jailed as spies in Iran will be released on Wednesday, their lawyer said, after a $1 million bail-for-freedom deal was approved by the courts clearing the way for the release of the men after more than two years in custody.
Lawyer for 2 Americans jailed as spies in Iran says they will be released within hours
TEHRAN, Iran - Two Americans jailed as spies in Iran will be released on Wednesday, their lawyer said, after a $1 million bail-for-freedom deal was approved by the courts clearing the way for the release of the men after more than two years in custody.
Iranian Lawyer Says 2 American Hikers ‘Hopefully’ Are About to Be Freed
An Iranian attorney acting for Shane M. Bauer and Joshua F. Fattal expressed hope that the two would be freed from jail within hours.
Lawyer for 2 Americans says bail deal approved
The lawyer for two Americans jailed as spies in Iran says a $1 million bail-for-freedom deal has been approved by the courts, clearing the way for the release of the men after more than two years in custody.
Ex-aide at U.S. Attorney's Office seeks charge dismissed
A former legal aide in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Burlington accused of passing on information about a drug investigation involving her boyfriend says she was illegally pressured by federal agents into talking to them.
Sylvania attorney in car bomb
MONROE —  Federal agents converged Wednesday afternoon at the Sylvania law firm of Erik Chappell, who along with his two sons was injured when a powerful bomb went off in their car, triggering an explosion on a Michigan street.
Lawyer says Iran about to free 2 jailed Americans
The lawyer for two Americans jailed as spies in Iran said they will be released Wednesday after more than two years in custody following a court approval of a $1 million bail deal.
Lawyer: U.S. hikers' release soon
TEHRAN, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- An attorney for the two U.S. hikers jailed as spies in Iran for more than two years says he expects them to be released soon.
Lawyer denies media report on U.S. men departing Iran
TEHRAN (Reuters) - The lawyer of two U.S. citizens released from jail in Iran said on Wednesday they had yet to leave the country, denying a report in the state news agency that they had left.
Lawyer: Iran to release American hikers
The lawyer for two Americans jailed as spies in Iran said they will be released Wednesday after more than two years in custody following a court approval of a $1 million bail deal.
Lawyer seeks order to block testimony of Hoke Board of Health members in lawsuit
RAEFORD - The lawyer for the Hoke County Board of Health is seeking a protective order to block five board members from having to testify next week in a legal battle involving the health director.
Lawyer says plea deal means Iran will release American hikers
TEHRAN, Iran — The lawyer for two Americans jailed as spies in Iran said they will be released today after more than two years in custody following a court approval of a $1 million bail deal.
Lawyer says Iran will free jailed Americans
The lawyer for two Americans jailed as spies in Iran said they will be released today after more than two years in custody following a court approval of a $1 million bail deal.
U.S. attorney charges poker sites for operating Ponzi scheme
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday accused executives at the online site Full Tilt Poker of operating a Ponzi scheme, siphoning more than $440 million in gamblers' winnings to board members and owners.
Lawyer questioned on $4m embezzlement
A NORTH Queensland lawyer is being investigated over the alleged embezzlement of $4 million, The Courier-Mai l can reveal.
Polygraph for Troy Davis blocked, attorney says
Death-row inmate's attorney says Ga. prison officials denied request for polygraph test hours before scheduled execution
Ohio lawyer drops $10M lawsuit in convert case
A former lawyer for the Muslim parents of a runaway Ohio Christian convert and a blogger often critical of Islam have settled a defamation lawsuit filed by the attorney.
Attorney may seek to quash Lafayette man's indictment in suspicious death
The attorney for a Lafayette man indicted on charges of tampering with evidence in the suspicious death of his housemate may try to quash his indictment, the lawyer said Wednesday in court.
Attorney: Bay City Commission may have violated law with vague resolution
A lawyer with the Michigan Press Association says the Bay City Commission may have violated the Open Meetings Act this week when commissioners passed a resolution without releasing any details.
Alton lawyer's death ruled suicide
Dennis Nalick overdosed before he was to be sentenced for felony mail fraud.
Attorney says Jefferson will testify before grand jury
The lawyer for Jordan Jefferson said the suspended LSU quarterback will testify before a grand jury that is deciding whether to indict him.
US attorney announces filing of gun charges against three convicted felons
United States Attorney Joseph H. Hogsett, joined by Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry, announced Wednesday three convicted felons were each charged in separate indictments with unlawful possession of a firearm.
Attorney Michael Bienvenu expects civil suits in LSU bar fight case
Says more witnesses can identify Jefferson
Officer charged in Kelly Thomas death was just doing his job, attorney says
Officer charged in Kelly Thomas death was just doing job, attorney says
Lawyer revealed to be client of masseuse taken off criminal case
The lawyer who caused a mistrial after a masseuse testifying for the prosecution recognized him as a client – is officially off the case.U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman on Wednesday appointed a new lawyer to replace defense lawyer Doug Rathe. “I am thoroughly saddened and sorry for this whole thing,” Gettleman told Rathe. “For what it’s worth, Mr. Rathe, you will always be welcomed in my ...
Full Tilt Poker rejects Ponzi allegations: lawyer
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer for Full Tilt Poker rejected on Wednesday allegations made by federal prosecutors that the company and its board of directors operated the company as a global Ponzi scheme.
Full Tilt Poker rejects Ponzi allegations: lawyer
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer for Full Tilt Poker rejected on Wednesday allegations made by federal prosecutors that the company and its board of directors operated the company as a global Ponzi scheme.
U.S. attorney puts spotlight on office
Joe Hogsett has been the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana for a little less than a year. But he's already giving the job a higher profile. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
Attorney David M. Dudley Launches New Website, DefenseLawyerFederalCrime.com
DefenseLawyerFederalCrime.com aims to assist individuals in learning about criminal defense.(PRWEB) September 21, 2011 Attorney David M. Dudley is pleased to announce the launch of his new website, DefenseLawyerFederalCrime.com, designed to assist individuals in learning about criminal legal services. Attorney David M. Dudley defends individuals accused of serious crimes in federal and state ...
Attorney Indicted, Defense Believes Case Will Be Dropped
OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. -- Morgantown attorney Keith Gamble went before Ohio County Judge James Mazzone on Wednesday, facing allegations of forgery and uttering.
Attorney General's Office warns of ‘robo-calling’ scam
Attorney General Martha Coakley is warning consumers about reports of a “robo-calling” scam that is seeking to gain access to consumers’ banking and Social Security information.
Attorney Obtains New Info In Zahau Death Case
The family of Rebecca Zahau is coming forward with new reasons to re-open the investigation into her death.
Mexico "Twitter terrorists" freed: attorney
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican man and woman jailed for sending online messages that mistakenly warned an elementary school was under attack were freed on Wednesday, an attorney for the pair said.
Attorney disputes Las Vegas Sands' account about Sheldon Adelson deposition
An attorney preparing to take the deposition of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson says Las Vegas Sands is lying about the attorney’s conduct in a previous deposition.
Troy Davis execution delayed for court decision: lawyer
The execution of Troy Davis was delayed while the US Supreme Court considered a last-minute appeal from the convicted murderer's lawyers, his lawyer said.
City attorney targets 12 pot shops near schools
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego City Attorney's Office filed civil complaints Wednesday, seeking to close 12 medical marijuana dispensaries near schools.
Chris Ferguson's Lawyer Says Full Tilt Poker Was Not A Ponzi Scheme
A Los Angeles-based lawyer for Chris “Jesus” Ferguson strongly refuted on Wednesday that the famous poker player’s company, Full Tilt Poker, operated as a massive Ponzi scheme against its own players.