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McCallum confirms DOJ's $100K offer to drop her complaint
Assistant U.S. attorney Beverly McCallum confirmed with the Saipan Tribune yesterday that the U.S. Department of Justice had offered her $100,000 to drop her discrimination complaint against the Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Guam.
A crusading lawyer's suggestions for immigration reform
A rising star among local lawyers, Elena Park, 40, of Cozen O'Connor, was honored recently by the American Bar Association with a 2011 Pro Bono Publico Award for extraordinary dedication in providing 200 hours a year of free representation to needy immigrants.
Google attorney: When Microsoft's products stop succeeding, it turns to patents
It hasn't been unusual for tech giants' increasingly heated patent battles to be fought in courtrooms. But now their battles of rhetoric -- fought in the media -- seem to be rising as well.
Lawyer says new woman to accuse Cain of sexual harassment, the fourth so far
WASHINGTON - A lawyer who specializes in discrimination says another woman has come forward accusing Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain of sexual harassment.
Lawyer says new woman to accuse Cain
A lawyer says another woman has come forward accusing Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain of sexual harassment.
Lawyer: Cain accuser to speak
High-profile discrimination attorney Gloria Allred says another woman has come forward accusing Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain of sexual harassment.
Lawyer: 4th Cain accuser will speak publicly Monday
Celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred will appear before reporters this afternoon in New York City with a woman who will allege that GOP presidential contender Herman Cain sexually harassed her, Allred’s office said Monday. The woman is not one of the three women previously reported to have accused Cain of sexual harassment, Allred’s office said. Read full article >>
Lawyer says new woman to accuse Cain
A lawyer says another woman has come forward accusing Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain of sexual harassment.
RIAA Lawyer Complains DMCA May Need Revamp
the simurgh writes "The DMCA is just not providing the kind of protection against online piracy that Congress intended, RIAA lawyer Jennifer Pariser says. The judge in Universal Music Group's copyright suit against Veoh as well as the judge in EMI vs. MP3tunes.com issued similar findings. The courts have now determined the burden of policing the web for infringing materials is on the content ...
Bay Bulls suspect, lawyer part ways
The man who held off the RCMP during a week-long standoff in Bay Bulls last December no longer has a lawyer.
State names new Kenai district attorney
KENAI, Alaska - A veteran prosecutor has taken over as district attorney in Kenai. The Peninsula Clarion reports ( (link) rRzg1n ) Attorney General John Burns picked Scot Leaders for the job...
Lawyer Edward Fagan: Czech authorities “sadly mistaken” about what they are facing
The high-profile US reparations lawyer Edward Fagan is waging a battle with the Czech authorities over bonds issued in 1924 by the town Karlovy Vary. Mr Fagan made his name in the 1990s when he successfully sued Swiss banks on behalf of Holocaust victims for more than a billion US dollars; he now says he is one of the owners of the Karlovy Vary bonds that were never fully paid off, and whose ...
Attorney alleges Little Rock police brutality
An attorney representing two men involved in an incident at Ferneau Restaurant on Oct. 29 released the video above to YouTube and Facebook this morning showing one of his clients being hit repeatedly in the face by Little Rock Police Lt. David Hudson , off-duty at the time. Attorney Keith Hall represents Chris Erwin , 40, and Blake Mitchell , 44. According to a witness,Tracy Rivers, cited in the ...
New Cain Accuser Expected To Come Forward Today
Attorney Gloria Allred says her client will be at a news conference this afternoon in New York City to speak about what the woman says was sexual harassment by the Republican presidential contender. Cain has said he never harassed anyone.
Lawyer Edward Fagan: Czech authorities “sadly mistaken” about what they are facing
The high-profile US reparations lawyer Edward Fagan is waging a battle with the Czech authorities over bonds issued in 1924 by the town Karlovy Vary. Mr Fagan made his name in the 1990s when he successfully sued Swiss banks on behalf of Holocaust victims for more than a billion US dollars; he now says he is one of the owners of the Karlovy Vary bonds that were never fully paid off, and whose ...
Pa. Attorney General: Paterno Not Target In Investigation
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Just hours after stepping down, two high-ranking Penn State administrators face arraignment Monday on charges they lied to a grand jury investigating former defensive coordinator
New Cain sex accuser to go public in US: lawyer
Republican presidential contender Herman Cain faced new trouble Monday as a fourth woman emerged to accuse him of sexually harassing her in the late 1990s -- and said she would make a public announcement in New York.
Attorney wants Laurel 5 trial moved
The attorney for the accused killer of five people in Franklin County has filed a request to have the trial of David Ison moved to another County. The judge in the case has set a November 23rd... Read more at www.WISHTV.com
Asheville lawyer jailed on contempt charge
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A lawyer who helped launch the Occupy Asheville movement has been charged with contempt of court after an incident at the Buncombe County magistrate's office.
BERLIN: Attorney disbarred for raiding trust fund
BERLIN — State officials have disbarred longtime local attorney and former County Commissioner Paul C. Ewell for misappropriation and unauthorized use of trust fund money from an escrow account.
Lawyer acquitted of misusing state funds, convicted on other charges
A federal jury has acquitted an attorney on charges that he misused money from a Philadelphia economic development program, but convicted him of a scheme to defraud a venture capital firm.
Attack prompts defence lawyer safety talks
Montreal's Defence Lawyers Association is planning to meet later this week to discuss the safety of its members, following the attack on criminal lawyer Gille Doré.
Live coverage: Attorney general, police discuss Jerry Sandusky sex-crimes case
Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan discuss the Jerry Sandusky child sex crimes investigation during a news conference today in Harrisburg.
Attorney says new woman will accuse Cain
A string of allegations have rocked presidential hopeful Herman Cain's unorthodox campaign just as he was riding high in the polls
Lawyer seeks trial in slaying of 5 moved
The attorney for David Ison, the man charged with killing five people in Indiana, is asking a judge to have the trial moved to another county.
Attorney general asks Sandusky victims to step forward
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Investigators today encouraged anyone who was sexually assaulted by former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky to step forward and talk to police.
Pa. attorney, N.J. associates are charged in $8.5M ponzi scheme targeting the elderly
The suit seeks restitution for the victims of the scheme, as well as to ban the defendants from selling future investments in New Jersey
Attorney says new woman to accuse Cain
High-profile discrimination attorney Gloria Allred said Monday that another woman is accusing Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain of sexual harassment and will appear at a news conference in New York City later in the day.
PA Attorney General Urges Alleged Sex Abuse Victim To Speak Up
Earlier Monday, investigators encouraged anyone who would accuse former football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexual assault to step forward and talk to police.
Who is Linda Kelly? New Pennsylvania attorney general steps into spotlight
When she was appointed, colleagues said Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly has the litigation and administrative chops for the role.
The lawyer behind the accusers: Gloria Allred is a girl's best friend
Her clients include mistresses, starlets and allegedly wronged women from all walks of life. So, when Gloria Allred calls a news conference, media types know they're about to hear some dish.
N.J. lawyer charged with $1.1M theft from elderly client
Philadelphia lawyer Michael Kwasnik was charged by New Jersey law-enforcement authorities on Monday with stealing $1.1 million from an elderly Cherry Hill woman who had hired him to manage her funds and plan her estate.
Herman Cain: Accusations from ‘celebrity lawyer’ Gloria Allred ‘completely false’
The campaign of Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is denying allegations from a Chicago woman, Sharon Bialek, that he sexually harassed her in 1997.
Land attorney to talk about railroad at meeting in Upton
An attorney specializing in land use and planning law will attend a Planning Board meeting tomorrow night to discuss the Grafton & Upton Railroad on Maple Avenue.
The lawyer behind the accuser: Gloria Allred is a girl's best friend
Her clients include mistresses, starlets and allegedly wronged women from all walks of life. So, when Gloria Allred calls a news conference, media types know they're about to hear some dish.
Attorney General addresses Penn State's Sandusky scandal
Speaking publicly for the first time since her office announced charges against three high-ranking Penn State officials in a case centered around the sexual abuse of children, Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly drew a distinction between the university's football coach and its president.
Attorney: Blagojevich will speak at sentencing
An attorney for Rod Blagojevich says the former Illinois governor intends to address the court at his newly scheduled sentencing hearing in December.
Attorney General Sues to Close Delta Township Abortion Clinic
Clinic operator is accused of improper medical records disposal.
HMRC lawyer forced to swear oath
MPs questioning the top lawyer at HMRC take the unusual step of making him swear an oath to tell the truth.
Attorney Warns That Antidepressants May Have Neural Effect on Fetus
The effect of antidepressants on unborn children is again in the news. Julie Ferraro, attorney with Bubalo Rotman PLC, commented that, while previous studies have shown that newborns may have heart defects, a new study links certain types of antidepressants taken during pregnancy with autism in babies.Louisville, KY (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 The injury attorneys at Bubalo Rotman PLC have already ...
Attorney General speaks about sexual abuse charges against Sandusky, other charges
The Attorney General is speaking out about child sex abuse charges against a former Penn State University assistant football coach. The investigation is rocking PSU after two top-ranking officials there also face charges. That’s right, Monday Attorney General Linda Kelly made it clear this is an ongoing investigation. Not only could more charges be filed but the AG's Office is prepared for more ...
Attorney: Blagojevich to make statement at sentencing
A federal judge on Monday set sentencing for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich for Dec. 6.
Bail set at $1M for Philly lawyer Kwasnik
Philadelphia lawyer Michael Kwasnik was charged by New Jersey law-enforcement authorities on Monday with stealing $1.1 million from an elderly Cherry Hill woman who had hired him to manage her funds and plan her estate.
Rockford attorney Stephen Ellis, 75, died
Rockford attorney Stephen Ellis died Saturday. He was 75. Arrangements are pending.
Attorney General urges additional victims to come forward in Sandusky abuse
The Attorney General's Office said they only know the identities of six of the eight victims listed in the grand jury report. Monday, they are asking for more people to come forward. The AG’s Office announced any potential witnesses or victims can come fwd to police or the Attorney General’s Office. During the press conference, the AG’s Office spoke about the sex abuse charges Sandusky faces and ...
U.S. Attorney share message with Rotary
Protecting the United States from terrorism is the first and foremost goal of the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Attorney General Holder says flawed ‘Operation Fast and Furious’ should never have occurred
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder says a flawed investigation of arms traffickers called Operation Fast and Furious never should have occurred and must never happen again. On the eve of an appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee where he faces tough questioning by Republicans, the attorney general says the mistakes in Fast and Furious should not deter the government from ...
Michigan Attorney General seeks to shut down Delta Twp. abortion clinic
CHARLOTTE A lawsuit filed today by Attorney General Bill Schuette seeks to shut down a Delta Township abortion clinic that last year received publicity after an anti-abortion activist found aborted fetuses in the clinics trash receptacle.
Holder on 'Fast and Furious': Never again
Attorney General Eric Holder says a flawed investigation of arms traffickers called Operation Fast and Furious never should have occurred and must never happen again.
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.