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When Did Holder Learn About 'Fast and Furious?'
Documents appear to show attorney general was made aware of botched gun program earlier than he claimed Democratic Donor Warned White House on Solyndra Obama: Pass Jobs Bill ... Soon Senator Slams Bank of America
Samsung Attorney Says No Deal With Apple Over Tablet In Australia
SYDNEY -(Dow Jones)- An attorney for Samsung Electronics Co. (005930.SE) said Tuesday the company hasn't reached a deal with Apple Inc. (AAPL) that would allow the sale of the South Korean company's tablet computer in Australia.
Crime lab memo release appealed by San Francisco District Attorney's Office
The District Attorney’s office is appealing a judge’s ruling ordering it to release a memorandum by a former consultant that reportedly criticized the San Francisco Police Department’s DNA testing lab. Three candidates in the race for district attorney, Sharmin Bock, David Onek and Bill Fazio, have seized upon the issue to attack their opponent, DA George Gascón, accusing him of hiding a ...
Attorney-general's department on the hunt for new CIO
The federal attorney-general's department is on the hunt for a new CIO to drive its ICT systems delivery.
Attorney General urges consumers to review Borders bankruptcy information
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Attorney general scheduled to visit UK
Democrat Attorney General Jack Conway is scheduled to participate in an open government forum at UK.
West Texas county attorney convicted in nurse case
A West Texas county attorney has been found guilty of retaliating against two whistle-blowing nurses who complained anonymously against a doctor to state medical regulators.
Texas county attorney convicted of retaliation
A West Texas county attorney was found guilty Monday of retaliating against two nurses who made an anonymous complaint about a doctor to state medical regulators.
Carmel city attorney defends overnight Indy hotel trips
Carmel City Attorney Doug Haney racked up hundreds of dollars in overnight hotel trips to Indianapolis seminars, instead of driving from his home in Carmel 40 minutes away. Carmel City Attorney Doug Haney racked up hundreds of dollars in overnight hotel trips to Indianapolis seminars, instead of driving from his home in Carmel 40 minutes away.
Texas County Attorney Convicted of Retaliation
Jury convicts Texas county attorney of retaliating against nurses who blew whistle on doctor
Attorney-general's department on the hunt for CIO
The federal attorney-general's department is on the hunt for a new CIO to drive its ICT systems delivery.
Marathon lawyer to aid Ayen Chol family
THE lawyer representing the family of Ayen Chol is hitting the pavement to help the girl's family.
Connecticut attorney general upholds environmental agency decision to suspend CL&P smart meter plan
HARTFORD — Attorney General George Jepsen has upheld the decision of the new state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to request suspension of proceedings on the issue of smart meters.
Former Yukos Lawyer Dies
MOSCOW -- Vasily G. Aleksanyan, 38, a Yukos executive and lawyer who was swept up in the politically-tinged prosecution of the Yukos oil empire, died at his home in Moscow on Monday after a long illness, Russian news outlets reported.
Lawyer Is Barred From Leaving Iran
The Iranian lawyer for two American hikers who were released in September and repatriated after spending more than two years in a Tehran prison on charges of espionage and trespassing has been barred from leaving Iran, he confirmed in a text message. The lawyer, Masoud Shafiei, said authorities had prevented him from boarding an international flight without explanation. His destination was ...
Connecticut attorney general upholds environmental agency decision to suspend CL&P smart meter plan
HARTFORD — Attorney General George Jepsen has upheld the decision of the new state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to request suspension of proceedings on the issue of smart meters.
Attorney: Cortes court battle not over
Attorneys who hope to block Olivia Cortes' candidacy say they want to present more evidence after new witnesses have come forward.
Lawyer wants to silence Horne's attacks on redistricting panel member
A lawyer for a member of the Independent Redistricting Commission told a judge Monday he may seek a "gag order'' to stop Attorney General Tom Horne from comparing his allegations of activities of
Attorney discusses safety, legal implications of social media
Due to roll out in just days, a new Facebook feature promising to map a user’s every move — past, present and future — gives even more reason to be cautious with social media, warns an attorney who re
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.
Veteran attorney leaves firm for startup
Veteran attorney Jon Kaney is leaving Cobb Cole, the Volusia-Flagler area's largest law firm, after more than three decades to join a startup law practice where he will get to work with his son and son-in-law.
UAE- Lawyer charged with embezzling Dh80,000
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) An Indian lawyer faced a misappropriation charge in the Court of First Instance on Monday as he is accused of pocketing more than Dh80,000 from the advocacy and legal ...
Attorney: School board did not violate quorum rules
West Milford The school board did not have an illegal quorum at a recent town council meeting, so said the West Milford Board of Education attorney Joanne Butler.
Store clerk killed in shooting was 'aggressor,' teen's attorney says
An attorney for a a 16-year-old Jackson teen said a store clerk's aggressive actions led to his fatal shooting.
Connecticut attorney general upholds environmental agency decision to suspend CL&P smart meter plan
HARTFORD — Attorney General George Jepsen has upheld the decision of the new state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to request suspension of proceedings on the issue of smart meters.
County proposes review of state’s attorney after inspector blocked in Koschman case
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Commissioner John Daley are proposing an ordinance that would give the county inspector general’s office the authority to investigate State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s office.The measure was put forth by Inspector General Patrick Blanchard after Alvarez blocked him from investigating her office’s handling of a 2004 homicide case involving Richard J ...
Our View: Attorney general made right call
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has embarked on a high-stakes fight with the nation's
Tuscaloosa attorney gets 3 months in prison for not reporting felony
A Tuscaloosa attorney will spend three months in federal prison after pleading guilty to not reporting a felony she knew had been committed.
Meredith Kercher murder: Amanda Knox has bright future says lawyer
Amanda Knox's lawyer predicted that she has a bright future ahead of her after being released from prison, cleared of the murder of Meredith Kercher.
Connecticut attorney general upholds environmental agency decision to suspend CL&P smart meter plan
HARTFORD — Attorney General George Jepsen has upheld the decision of the new state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to request suspension of proceedings on the issue of smart meters.
Connecticut attorney general upholds environmental agency decision to suspend CL&P smart meter plan
HARTFORD — Attorney General George Jepsen has upheld the decision of the new state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to request suspension of proceedings on the issue of smart meters.
Lawyer: Mass. man does not recall Meredith death
A lawyer representing a Massachusetts man police say fatally stabbed one man and wounded another during an attempted robbery in Meredith in 2010 told a judge his client cannot remember the incident.
Lawyer: Brockton man does not recall N.H. death
LACONIA, N.H. - A lawyer representing a Massachusetts man police say fatally stabbed one man and wounded another...
Knox lawyer: 'We're ready' for prosecution contest
As prosecutors vow to take Amanda Knox’s case all the way to the Italian Supreme Court in Rome after an appeals court overturned her murder conviction on Monday, her legal team said they are prepared.
Lawyer: Mass. man does not recall Meredith death
A lawyer representing a Massachusetts man police say fatally stabbed one man and wounded another during an attempted robbery in Meredith in 2010 told a judge his client cannot remember the incident.
Middle Tenn. law school hires former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
Belmont University School of Law has hired former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
County proposes review of state’s attorney after inspector blocked in Koschman case
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cmsr. John Daley are proposing an ordinance that would give the county inspector general’s office the authority to investigate State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s office, a measure put forth by Inspector General Patrick Blanchard after Alvarez blocked him from investigating her office’s handling of a 2004 homicide case involving Richard J. “R.J ...
Attorney says no deal in Larimer GOP theft case
FORT COLLINS, Colo.—An attorney for the former head of the Larimer County Republican Party says the district attorney has offered no deal in the theft case against his client.
Attorney General Jackley warns consumers of paving scams
Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota consumers about transient paving and roofing scams that continue to surface in the state.
Lawyer charged with kidnapping, assault
BROOKLINE – A prominent Boston-area attorney is reportedly charged with kidnapping and assault with needles.
Chicago lawyer barred from selling allegedly sham tax shelters
John E. Rogers, a Chicago tax lawyer, has agreed to stop peddling allegedly sham tax shelters involving junk foreign debt, the Department of Justice said Tuesday.
Knox lawyer says team is ready for highest appeal
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An attorney for freed American student Amanda Knox said on Tuesday that his team would be ready for Italian prosecutors planning to appeal her murder acquittal to Italy's highest appeals court.
Knox lawyer says team is ready for highest appeal
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An attorney for freed American student Amanda Knox said on Tuesday that his team would be ready for Italian prosecutors planning to appeal her murder acquittal to Italy's highest appeals court.
Chicago Lawyer Agrees to Stop Touting Tax Shelters U.S. Said Are Phony
A Chicago tax attorney consented to a court order barring him from promoting tax shelters that the U.S. claimed were phony.
Lawyer considers claim against TAB
A punter is exploring legal action against the TAB for a potential breach of the Fair Trading Act over a disputed bet on All Blacks wing Zac Guildford.
Newport to fire attorney after DUI arrest
NEWPORT BEACH - The city has decided to cut ties with attorney David R. Hunt after his second arrest in a little more than a year.Hunt resigned as city attorney last month over concerns about outsourcing, but the City Council just last week approved a contract with his new employer, Friedman,...
Attorney seeks mental evaluation for Henrico man accused in meat cleaver attack
Henrico County, VA (WTVR)- The attorney for 25-year-old Joseph Yates has asked for a mental evaluaton for his client to determine if Yates is competent to stand trial.
Attorney: Execution Delayed for Ga. Inmate
Attorney Brian Kammer says a stay has been granted for Marcus Ray Johnson, who was convicted in the 1994 rape and murder of Angela Sizemore.
Attorney: Execution delayed for Georgia inmate
ALBANY, Ga. - An attorney for a Georgia death row inmate says Wednesday's scheduled execution has been delayed. Attorney...
Attorney: Execution Delayed for Marcus Ray Johnson
An attorney for a Georgia death row inmate says Wednesday's scheduled execution has been delayed.