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Attorney files new lawsuit in Lawrence Township swim coach case
Attorney Jonathan Little announced the filing of a new sexual abuse lawsuit against Indiana Swimming, USA Swimming, Indiana Swimming and Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township. The attorney representing a young girl sexually victimized by her swim coach held a press conference Thursday to announce a new lawsuit filing.
Lawyer: Victims could become Penn St. scapegoat
A lawyer who's advising some victims in the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal says he's worried they could become scapegoats to people angry about Joe Paterno's sudden departure.
Indiana attorney general: Franklin Township bus fees unconstitutional
Indiana's attorney general is wading into the contentious issue of charging parents a fee so their children can ride the school bus.
Lawyer: Sandusky victims could become scapegoats
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A lawyer who's advising some victims in the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal says he's worried they could become scapegoats to people angry about Joe Paterno's sudden departure.
Indiana attorney general says third-party bus fees are unconstitutional
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said in an official but non-binding opinion Thursday that it is unconstitutional for districts to require students to pay fees for bus transportation – even if the schools outsource the service to an outside group or company.
Lawyer disputes Murdoch evidence
A former News International lawyer accuses the company's chairman James Murdoch of giving "disingenuous" evidence to the Commons media committee
Attorney General: School bus fees are unconstitutional
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said in an official but nonbinding opinion Thursday that it is unconstitutional for districts to require students to pay fees for bus transportation — even if the schools outsource the service to an outside group or company.
Lawyer: Victims could become scapegoat
A lawyer who's advising some victims in the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal says he's worried they could become scapegoats to people angry about Joe Paterno's sudden departure.
Lawyer says gymnast Paul Hamm training every day amid Ohio assault case, judge gives more time
UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio — The attorney for Paul Hamm (hahm) says the Olympic champion gymnast is focused on training as he waits for an Ohio assault case to be resolved. The three-time Olympic medalist was arrested in June on charges that he kicked a cab driver, damaged a taxi window and refused to pay a $23 fare. Hamm has pleaded not guilty to assault and two other misdemeanor counts. Read full ...
Attorney general critical of school bus fees in Franklin Township
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller today said, in his opinion, Franklin Township's school bus fees are unconstitutional. This year, the district handed its buses to a private non-profit company, Central Indiana Educational Service Center, which began charging parents $47.50 a month for the first child and $40.50 for each additional child that rides to school.
Lawyer: Victims could become Penn State scapegoat
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A lawyer who's advising some victims in the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal says he's worried they could become scapegoats to people angry about Joe Paterno's sudden departure.
Lawyer: Victims could become Penn St. scapegoats
A lawyer who is advising some of the victims at the heart of the Penn State child sex-abuse scandal said he is worried that people angry about Joe Paterno's firing could turn the victims into scapegoats for the football coach's sudden departure.
Lawyer advising abuse victims in Penn State scandal worries they could become scapegoats
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A lawyer who is advising some of the victims at the heart of the Penn State child sex-abuse scandal said he is worried that people angry about Joe Paterno’s firing could turn the victims into scapegoats for the football coach’s sudden departure. Harrisburg attorney Ben Andreozzi said Thursday that he believes the university trustees did not consult with the victims before ...
Lawyer Continues Android v. GPL Crusade
jfruhlinger writes "Edward Naughton has been insisting for months that Android violates the GPL because Google created a new set of Linux kernel headers that it hasn't released the source code for, despite the fact that it incorporates open source code. While numerous commentators, including those who helped write the kernel headers, claimed this code isn't copyrightable, Naughton in persisting ...
Attorney General's Office Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting
The Attorney General's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting in the town of Rumford.
Lawyer: Victims could become Penn State scapegoats
HARRISBURG, Pa. A lawyer who's advising some victims in the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal says he's worried they could become scapegoats to people angry about Joe Paterno's sudden departure. Harrisburg attorney Ben Andreozzi said Thursday that the victims "are now watching people parade and riot" and "to think that is not in some way going to impact these victims is naive." On Wednesday ...
Lawyer fears opponents to Paterno's firing could blame sex-abuse victims
A lawyer who is advising some of the victims at the heart of the Penn State child sex-abuse scandal said he is worried that people angry about Joe Paterno's firing could turn the victims into scapegoats for the football coach's sudden departure.
Lawyer worried Sandusky victims could become scapegoats
A lawyer who's advising some victims in the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal says he's worried they could become scapegoats to people angry about Joe Paterno's sudden departure.
Lawyer fears opponents to Paterno's firing could blame sex-abuse victims
A lawyer who is advising some of the victims at the heart of the Penn State child sex-abuse scandal said he is worried that people angry about Joe Paterno's firing could turn the victims into scapegoats for the football coach's sudden departure.
Lawyer: Victims could become Penn St. scapegoats
A lawyer who is advising some of those who reported being sexually abused by a former Penn State assistant football coach said he is worried that people angry about Joe Paterno's firing could turn them into scapegoats for the longtime coach's sudden departure. Harrisburg attorney Ben Andreozzi said Thursday that he believes the university trustees did not consult with the people he is...
Lawyer: Freed Nigerian comedian may sue for tests
A popular Nigerian comedian who was held as a drug suspect has been released, and his lawyer says he may sue the country's drug law enforcement agency.
Victims could become scapegoats, lawyer says
A lawyer who is advising some of those who reported being sexually abused by a former Penn State assistant football coach said he is worried that people angry about Joe Paterno's firing could turn them into scapegoats for the longtime coach's sudden depar
Indiana attorney general: School bus fees illegal
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says in a legal opinion that it's unconstitutional for school districts to end free school bus service by turning transportation over to outside agencies.
Attorney threatens lawsuit over alleged profiling
A Columbia attorney is representing two men he says experienced racial profiling by police in October, and he says he plans to file a federal lawsuit against the Columbia Police Department.
Lawyer: Sex-abuse victims could become Penn State scapegoats
A lawyer who is advising some of those who reported being sexually abused by a former Penn State assistant football coach said he is worried that people angry about Joe Paterno's firing could turn them into scapegoats for the longtime coach's sudden departure.
Indiana attorney general: School bus fees illegal
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says in a legal opinion that it's unconstitutional for school districts to end free school bus service by turning transportation over to outside agencies.
Lawyer: Paul Hamm stays focused on training
The attorney for Paul Hamm says the Olympic champion gymnast is focused on training as he waits for an Ohio assault case to be resolved.
Lawyer: Hamm training amid assault case
The lawyer for gymnast Paul Hamm (hahm) says the Olympic champion is focused on training as he waits for resolution of an Ohio assault case. Hamm didn't speak to reporters Thursday as he left court in the Columbus suburb of Upper Arlington. A judge agreed to a postponement to give Hamm and his attorney more time.
No Joint Press Conference For Cain Accusers, Lawyer Says
Karen Kraushaar, who settled a harassment complaint against GOP hopeful Herman Cain, wanted to speak out with the three other women who have also accused Cain of harassment.
Michigan attorney general: Police can seize medical marijuana
A provision of the Michigan medical marijuana law that prohibits police from seizing pot possessed by licensed medical marijuana patients is invalid because it conflicts with federal law, Attorney General Bill Schuette said in an opinion released today, one in which he warns officers who return marijuana to patients could be prosecuted as dope dealers.
Cain defamation lawyer hired to monitor accusations
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Herman Cain, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, has hired a high-profile defamation lawyer to keep an eye on the sexual harassment accusations made public by two women this week.
Greg Smith raising money for 2013 city attorney’s race
A West L.A. lawyer with a track record of winning financial judgments for Los Angeles police officers and firefighters said he is running for city attorney in 2013.
What does a closing attorney do, exactly?
Attorney Richard D. Vetstein. explains the task list that the closing attorney takes care of when a property is sold....
NBC News: Paterno contacts criminal defense lawyer
The former Penn State football coach has reached out to a prominent Washington criminal defense lawyer to represent him in the sex abuse case, a source close to the case tells NBC News.
APNewsBreak: Lawyer says Rehberg will drop lawsuit against Billings over wildfire on his land
HELENA, Mont. — U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg’s lawyer said Thursday that the Republican congressman is dropping his lawsuit against the city of Billings for the way firefighters handled a 2008 wildfire on his land, a legal drama that had been unfolding amid the biggest campaign of the congressman’s career. Read full article >>
Cain defamation lawyer hired to monitor accusations
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Herman Cain has hired a high-profile defamation lawyer to keep an eye on the sexual harassment accusations made public by two women this week.
Report: Paterno contacts defense lawyer
Joe Paterno has contacted a Washington criminal defense lawyer who once represented President George H.W. Bush in the Iran-Contra affair, according to NBC News.
Paterno reportedly approaches lawyer
Fired Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has approached a prominent criminal defense lawyer in the wake of the Penn State sex abuse scandal, NBC reported Thursday night, citing unidentified sources.
'Think twice,' Cain defamation lawyer warns
A high-profile defamation lawyer retained by Herman Cain said he was not hired to scare, intimidate or threaten anyone from making statements, but to monitor accusations and respond accordingly.
Attorney General weighs in on Yakima's woes
State attorney general Rob McKenna stopped in Thursday, KNDO got his take on the state and local budget crisis and the "gang problem".
Attorney says Hood commercial violated Coast man’s rights
Coast attorney Brian Alexander said he is considering options on a complaint against Attorney General Jim Hood over an election campaign commercial that falsely portrayed a Waveland man as guilty in the murder of a priest.
Attorney says plans for joint news conference with Cain’s accusers put on hold for now
WASHINGTON — The attorney who represents one of the women who filed a sexual harassment complaint against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain says plans for a joint news conference of Cain’s accusers have been shelved. Joel Bennett says that despite the “diligent efforts” of his client, Karen Kraushaar, she has been unable to reach the other two women who allegedly received unwelcomed ...
Cain defamation lawyer hired to monitor accusations
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has hired a high-profile defamation lawyer to keep an eye on the sexual harassment accusations made public by two women this week.
Lawyer: Ad in AG's race taints jury pool
The lawyer for a man accused of killing a Catholic priest says his client can't get a fair trial in Mississippi because a campaign commercial in the state attorney general's race said he murdered the cleric in cold blood.
Attorney says man accused of child molestation has health issues
The attorney for a 17-year-old accused of child molestation and false imprisonment asked a judge on Thursday for a lower bond to allow his client monthly trips to Atlanta for blood transfusions.
Judge rules WR councilman to have court-appointed attorney in federal case
A federal judge reversed an earlier decision Thursday, ruling that outgoing Warner Robins City Councilman John Williams is now eligible for a court-appointed attorney in the federal case against him.
Kevin Riordan: Lawyer honors his Camden roots
Moorestown lawyer Daniel Mateo grew up a "nerdy, skinny kid" in South Camden, which he describes as excellent training for his profession.
Lawyer Attacks Murdoch's Hacking Evidence
News International's former legal manager has disputed James Murdoch's evidence on phone hacking to MPs - saying the executive chairman knew exactly what was going on at the company.
Longtime attorney leaving city post
Gerald Cooley, the longtime city attorney who oversaw a groundbreaking lawsuit that allowed the city to reject plans for a controversial “cornfield mall,” is leaving his city post at the end of the year.
Attorney's Needed To Join The U.S. Department Of State's Hague Convention Attorney Network
The International Child Abduction Research & Education Foundation (I CARE Foundation) has launched a recruitment campaign urging attorneys to join The United States Department Of State's Hague Convention Attorney Network ("Attorney Network") - and help protect innocent children victimized or targeted for international parental child abduction. Presently, there is a growing epidemic of ...