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Lawyer: Woman who accused Cain alleged "series of inappropriate behaviours"
WASHINGTON - A lawyer for a woman who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment while both worked at the National Restaurant Association says she complained about a "series of inappropriate behaviours" in good faith and accepted a financial agreement.
Lawyer For Cain Accuser Issues Statement
The lawyer for one of the women who has received a settlement after filing a sexual harassment complaint against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain released a public statement. It rebuts Cain's statements that the claim was baseless. Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Tamara Keith for more.
Cain accuser sticks to allegation; lawyer says she complained of several harassment incidents
WASHINGTON - A lawyer for one of Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain's accusers said Friday she alleged "several incidents of sexual harassment" in a complaint filed more than a decade ago.
Waunakee attorney's law license suspended for 9 months
Waunakee attorney Ronald K. Niesen, who took $900 from a client and then closed his law firm, has been suspended from practicing law for nine months, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided Friday.
Lawyer For Cain Accuser Issues Statement
The lawyer for one of the women who has received a settlement after filing a sexual harassment complaint against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain released a public statement. It rebuts Cain's statements that the claim was baseless. Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Tamara Keith for more.
Lawyer: Cain accuser alleged series of 'inappropriate behaviors'
WASHINGTON — A lawyer for one of Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain's accusers said today she alleged "several incidents of sexual harassment" in a complaint filed more than a decade ago.
Attorney: Multiple instances of sexual harassment by Herman Cain
An attorney for a former employee of the National Restaurant Assn. affirmed today his client filed a written complaint against Herman Cain in 1999 for "a series of inappropriate behaviors and unwanted advances."
Attorney: Multiple instances of sexual harassment by Herman Cain
An attorney for a former employee of the National Restaurant Assn. affirmed today his client filed a written complaint against Herman Cain in 1999 for "a series of inappropriate behaviors and unwanted advances."
Cain accuser alleged several harassment incidents, lawyer says; he presses on with campaign
WASHINGTON — One of Herman Cain’s accusers alleged “several incidents of sexual harassment” in a formal complaint more than a decade ago, her lawyer disclosed Friday a fresh allegation that could complicate the Republican presidential hopeful’s determined bid to lay the politically explosive controversy to rest. Read full article >>
Lawyer: Cain accuser alleged series of 'inappropriate behaviors'
WASHINGTON — A lawyer for one of Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain's accusers said today she alleged "several incidents of sexual harassment" in a complaint filed more than a decade ago.
Attorney: Soldier says he's innocent of espionage
The lawyer representing an Alaska-based soldier arrested on suspicion of espionage says his client told him he is innocent.
Kamala Harris, California Attorney General, To Fannie And Freddie Head: 'Step Aside' Over Mortgage Crisis
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has called on the head of the agency that houses Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to "step aside" if he continues to refuse to reduce mortgage loans for underwater homeowners.
Lawyer says Cain made 'unwanted advances'
A woman who accused Republican U.S. presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment suffered âoevery specificâ instances of unwanted advances despite Cain's denials, her lawyer said Friday.
US attorney: No federal offense in Texas beating
Federal prosecutors have consulted with police and determined there was no federal offense in the video that shows a Texas judge lashing his teenage daughter with a belt.
US attorney: No federal crime in Texas beating
Federal prosecutors have consulted with police and determined there was no federal offense in the video that shows a Texas judge lashing his teenage daughter with a belt.
Cain accuser sticks with allegation; lawyer says she told of several harassment incidents
WASHINGTON - A lawyer for one accuser of U.S. presidential hopeful Herman Cain revealed Friday that she had alleged "several incidents of sexual harassment" against the candidate, as he struggled to keep the allegations from dominating his unlikely challenge for the Republican nomination.
Lawyer says Cain made ’unwanted advances'
A woman who accused Republican U.S. presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment suffered “very specific” instances of unwanted advances despite Cain’s denials, her lawyer said Friday.
REGION: District attorney rebuked by state commission
Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach was publicly admonished this week by the California Commission on Judicial Performance for what it described as multiple ethics violations committed while he was a Superior Court judge.
Lawyer: Cain denial 'inaccurate factually'
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- An attorney for a woman who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment said Friday the Republican U.S. presidential hopeful's denials "are factually inaccurate."
Attorney general defends bid to block federal clean-air regulations to save Michigan jobs
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette stands by his bid to block federal clean-air regulations, some of which have been delayed for two decades, saying that his top priority is to preserve jobs for the state economy.
Attorney criticizes arrest of man injured in Lowpoint police confrontation
Kenny Meinders, center, listens to responses from his attorneys Dan Cusack, left, and Shaun Cusack at a news conference Friday at Dan Cusack's law office. Meinders was indicted Thursday by a Woodford County grand jury for his involvement in an August incident that left him hospitalized.
Lawyer: Hancock Co. BOE broke law by blocking cameras in public meeting
The Hancock County Board of Education broke the law. That's what lawyers are telling News 12, after they refused to let our cameras in a public meeting Thursday night. It all stems from a fight 3 weeks ago just after the Hancock County - Warren County football game.
New Power of Attorney protects elderly, others
Montana long has had a power of attorney law, allowing a person to conduct financial business on behalf of another person.
Blind lawyer makes Chinese officials jittery
I first interviewed blind activist Chen Guangcheng for CNN in 2002. We drove five hours from Beijing to visit him in Dashigu, a rural hamlet in Shandong province.
Lawyer Fees Costly to Polk Charter Schools, District
The Polk County Charter Association has paid $117,104 in lawyer fees for a dispute that has gone on for more than a year with the Polk County School District concerning services the district provides to the charter schools and the distribution of funding.
Defense lawyer in terrorism case says FBI ignored signs of illness
WORCESTER - A lawyer for a man accused of plotting to fly explosives-packed remote-controlled planes into the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol suggested yesterday that the FBI ignored signs of mental illness while investigating him. The suggestion came during a bail hearing for Rezwan Ferdaus, of Ashland, who faces charges including attempting to provide material support to terrorists and ...
State attorney general takes over Nodine case
FOLEY, Alabama — Former Baldwin County district attorney David Whetstone has been asked by the Alabama Attorney General’s Office to serve as lead prosecutor in the Steve Nodine case.
Attorney general defends Indiana's Do-Not-Call law
WASHINGTON -- Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller told Congress on Friday to make sure a proposed loosening of federal rules to allow some automated business calls to cellphones doesn't override tougher state telemarketing laws like Indiana's.
Attorney, prosecutor at odds over knife
to eight-inch knife doesn't meet the definition necessary to charge an ex-con as a felon in possession of a weapon, his attorney argues.
EDITORIAL: Carnright for Ulster County district attorney
THE race for Ulster County district attorney is a rematch of sorts between incumbent Holley Carnright, a Republican, and Democrat Jonathan Sennett. Both were candidates in 2007 when Donald Williams decided not to seek re-election.
New Jersey attorney general sues Philadelphia lawyer Michael Kwasnik over alleged Ponzi scheme
New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow on Friday sued Philadelphia lawyer Michael Kwasnik and others, accusing them of orchestrating a multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme that depleted elderly investors' retirement accounts.
New Jersey attorney general sues Philadelphia lawyer Michael Kwasnik over alleged Ponzi scheme
New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow on Friday sued Philadelphia lawyer Michael Kwasnik and others, accusing them of orchestrating a multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme that depleted elderly investors' retirement accounts.
Lawyer: Woman accused Cain of multiple advances
WASHINGTON – The lawyer for one of the women who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment said Friday that Cain engaged in a "series of inappropriate behaviors and unwanted advances" toward his client over two months in the 1990s,and he directly accused Cain, a Republican presidential candidate, of not telling the truth about his behavior. Haraz N. Ghanbari Associated Press Herman Cain is ...
Morristown attorney's sparring with judge leads to contempt conviction
Appellate court upholds conviction of Morristown lawyer for contempt.
Vaughan Attorney Seeks Grand Jury Testimony
Lawyer: Prosecution Witnesses Misled Jurors
Ex-Attorney Davidson In Plea Talks Over Criminal Charges
Former attorney Lawrence Davidson, who returned to the country in September to face a slew of criminal charges, is in plea negotiations here with federal prosecutors, court documents show. Senior U.S. District Judge Robert Hunt put off two Davidson trials
Corzine steps down at collapsed firm, hires lawyer
He set out to create a mini-Goldman Sachs. In the end, he built a mini-Lehman Brothers.
Montreal lawyer savagely beaten
A well-known criminal lawyer who defended Hells Angels members was savagely beaten outside his Montreal office Friday night, QMI Agency has learned.
Attorney releases statement following inmate death
According to a family attorney Lucious Kelly, 35, died this morning, just hours after being taken jail.
Hells Angels' lawyer beaten in Montreal
Montreal criminal lawyer Gilles Doré — who has represented alleged Hells Angels — is in hospital with serious injuries after being assaulted outside his home.
Hells Angels' lawyer beaten in Montreal
Montreal criminal lawyer Gilles Doré — who has represented alleged Hells Angels — is in hospital with serious injuries after being assaulted outside his home.
Attorney General to investigate early release of Sandusky charges as grand jury probe continues
The state Attorney General's Office will perform an investigation to find out how charges against Jerry Sandusky were posted to the state court website Friday afternoon.
Montreal defence lawyer assaulted
Another Montreal defence lawyer has fallen victim to violence, The Gazette has learned.
Attorney: 87-year-old accused of drug running will make court date
MICHIGAN CITY — The attorney for the 87-year-old Michigan City man accused of transporting 104 bricks of cocaine Oct. 21 said his client is abiding by the terms of his bond agreement and will be at his next court date in Detroit on Thursday, Nov. 10.
Suwe lawyer to sue Nigerian government
LAGOS, Nigeria, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A lawyer for a comic actor in Nigeria said he will sue government authorities for holding the actor 24 days after his arrest on drug-trafficking suspicion.
Attorney: 87-year-old accused of drug running will make court date
MICHIGAN CITY — The attorney for the 87-year-old Michigan City man accused of transporting 104 bricks of cocaine Oct. 21 said his client is abiding by the terms of his bond agreement and will be at his next court date in Detroit on Thursday, Nov. 10.
Statement from Attorney General's office on PSU criminal charges
The Pennsylvania Attorney General issued the follow press release Saturday morning: Attorney General Linda Kelly and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan today announced that criminal charges have been filed against three Centre County men as the result of an extensive and wide-rea...
Attorney General Asks Penn State Victims To Come Forward
The athletic director and a senior vice president at Penn State have stepped down and will be arraigned today on charges that they failed to properly report suspected child abuse and lied to a grand jury investigating Jerry Sandusky, the football team's former defensive coordinator.
If Jerry Sandusky allegations are true, Penn State and Joe Paterno deserve part of the blame
If the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is to be taken at its word about Jerry Sandusky, the Penn State program is now close to beyond redemption.
Attorney General: Beware Email Scams
The Attorney General's office confirmed to KARK today that there has been a recent spike in email scams.