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Well-known DWI attorney picked up for drunken driving
A Stillwater attorney known for taking drunken driving cases has been arrested for just that.
State attorney general to review Type A citation against Danville nursing home
The Kentucky Attorney General's office is reviewing a state citation stemming from the way officials at a Danville nursing home responded to allegations that a former male nurse's aide tried to suffocate one resident and, weeks later, lay in bed with and kissed another.
Roxon installed as Attorney-General
Former health minister named in role. 12 Dec 2011 2:09 PM
Defence lawyer accuses mother of harming baby
HALIFAX - The defence lawyer for a man accused of manslaughter in his baby's death accused the infant's mother on Friday of shaking their daughter and lying about what she told police the day the child was rushed to a Halifax hospital. In his cross-examination of Jane Gomes, Donald Murray asked why she told a police constable on July 23, 2009, that seven-week-old Aurora Breakthrough had been ...
Brett Barkey to seek district attorney position
There will be a shakeup next year in the tri-county 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, encompassing Moffat, Routt and Grand counties.
U.S. Attorney's Office, FBI Host Conference
U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II announced the U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI recently hosted a Bank Secrecy Act and Suspicious Activity Reports Conference for financial institutions and law enforcement agencies.
Rafferty throws hat in attorney general race
While he has enjoyed serving in the state Senate, John C. Rafferty Jr. said his dream job has always been Pennsylvania attorney general.
Lawyer argues to keep Mack case in area
Annie Allison, above, listens in Washoe District Court as her attorney, Cal Dunlap, left, argues Monday that not all Washoe District Court judges should be removed from all of the Darren Mack cases.
CHESTERFIELD: Chesterfield attorney honored
CHESTERFIELD Chesterfield Township Attorney John C. Gillespie was awarded the 2011 Michael Pane Award at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Convention in Atlantic City on Nov. 17. .
CHESTERFIELD: Chesterfield attorney honored
CHESTERFIELD Chesterfield Township Attorney John C. Gillespie was awarded the 2011 Michael Pane Award at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Convention in Atlantic City on Nov. 17. .
Texas Attorney General Receives Shared Hope International's Pathbreaker Award for his Human Trafficking Prevention ...
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott was recognized by Shared Hope International for his efforts to combat human trafficking.
Gangland lawyer's ex charged with murder
THE former partner of top gangland lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson has faced court charged with murder.
Attorney Doesn’t Drink Here Anymore
When retail chains or nightclub owners need to get alcohol permits in Los Angeles, they often turn to Westside land-use attorney R.J. Comer.
Lawyer eyes petition to allow Arroyo to 'get some sunlight'
DESPITE criticisms of special treatment, lawyers of ex-President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo are eyeing to file a petition that will allow her to leave her room at a government hospital so that she can get some sunlight.
Lawyer speaks out on case to extradite Bailey
A LAWYER acting for the family of murdered French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier has claimed what has been described as “an improper attempt” by gardaí to secure a prosecution against Ian Bailey should have no impact on attempts to extradite him to France.
State attorney general to review Type A citation against Danville nursing home
The Kentucky Attorney General's office is reviewing a state citation stemming from the way officials at a Danville nursing home responded to allegations that a former male nurse's aide tried to suffocate one resident and, weeks later, lay in bed with and kissed another.
Attorney fee agreements
When an attorney represents you in a personal injury case they are usually paid a "contingency fee" for their services. The fee — on average — is 30 percent to 40 percent of the amount they recover on your behalf.
Green Bay attorney, politician Gower dies at 70
John C. Gower, a Green Bay attorney who long was active in politics and government service in Northeastern Wisconsin, died Saturday. He was 70.
Lawyer asks that convicted murderer Malik Robertson get less prison time
Judge reserves decision to do research.
Bell: Why I want to be Virginia's attorney general
The attorney general is Virginia’s top law-enforcement official, and I believe I would bring useful, real-world experience to the job.
Sandusky "dreading" court date: lawyer
Five alleged victims of ex-Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky to testify; Source: Mike McQueary to discuss 2002 shower claims
An attorney general not looking out for the general welfare
Last week Attorney General Eric Holder called on us, the citizens of the United States, to report others we may know who could be illegally downloading copyrighted material.
Sandusky Attorney Says Accusations Are All About Money
CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. -- Tuesday will be the first time former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky will come face to face with some of his accusers since their allegations of child sexual abuse became public in November.
Cline should resign, says defense lawyer who helped oust former public defender
A Durham defense lawyer who was involved in ousting the public defender from his office four years ago says that Durham District Attorney Tracey Cline should resign and that she is subject to a removal petition under state law.
Lawyer: NDI draft guidance raises ‘significant intellectual property issues’
Ashish Talati: Ingredient manufacturers may not wish to provide information that they have developed at great expense to finished product manufacturers...
Lawyer: No plea talks for ex-Penn State assistant coach Sandusky on eve of evidence hearing
PHILADELPHIA — A lawyer says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday’s preliminary hearing in the Penn State child sex-abuse case. Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer, Joe Amendola, tells The Associated Press that the former defensive coordinator for Penn State’s football team isn’t negotiating a plea. Sandusky is charged with more than 50 counts of child sex-abuse involving 10 boys he met through ...
Lawyer: No plea talks for ex-Penn State assistant coach Sandusky on eve of evidence hearing
PHILADELPHIA - A lawyer says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday's preliminary hearing in the Penn State child sex-abuse case.
Lawyer: No plea talks on eve of Sandusky hearing
PHILADELPHIA — A lawyer says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday's preliminary hearing in the Penn State child sex-abuse case.
Missouri Supreme Court Declines to Hear Attorney General's Appeal of Lawsuit Against Portfolio Recovery Associates
NORFOLK, VA-- - Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. , a specialized financial and business services company and market leader in the consumer debt purchase and collection industry, announced that on Tuesday, ...
Man admits lawyer Tube killing
A 35-year-old man has admitted pushing a cross-dressing top lawyer under a Tube train during the rush hour in London.
Attorney general stepping down, to oversee Port Authority legal department
Attorney General Paula Dow will step down at the end of this month and at Governor Christie’s direction turn her attention to overhauling the Port Authority's financial and transparency controls, the governor said Monday.
Sandusky lawyer: No plea on eve of hearing
A lawyer says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday's preliminary hearing in the Penn State child sex-abuse case.
Police lawyer tells UK media inquiry: Private eye didn’t delete missing girl’s voicemails
LONDON — A private investigator working for Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World tabloid did not delete voicemails from the phone of a missing girl, a police lawyer said Monday — casting new light on the critical event that sparked Britain’s phone hacking scandal. The claim that the tabloid not only listened to but interfered with messages left for 13-year-old Milly Dowler in 2002 horrified many ...
Lawyer: No plea talks underway on eve of Jerry Sandusky's hearing
PHILADELPHIA - A lawyer says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday's preliminary hearing in the Penn...
N.J. Attorney General Paul Dow to take position at Port Authority after stepping down, Gov. Christie says
Dow will also be nominated to be a judge in state Superior Court in Essex County
Attorney: US official charged with accepting bribe for Afghanistan contracts to plead guilty
ATLANTA — An attorney for a high-ranking Department of Defense employee charged with taking a bribe to steer federal contracts for work in Afghanistan to a contractor says he’s set to plead guilty. Desi Deandre Wade’s attorney Ebony Ameen said her client intends to change his plea at a Dec. 21 hearing but declined further comment. Read full article >>
No plea talks on eve of Sandusky hearing: lawyer
A lawyer says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday's preliminary hearing in the Penn State child sex-abuse case. Jerry Sandusky's lawyer, Joe Amendola, tells The Associated Press that the former defensive coordinator for Penn State's football team isn't negotiating a plea.
No plea talks for Sandusky on eve of hearing: lawyer
A lawyer says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday's preliminary hearing in the child sex abuse case that has rocked the U.S. college football world.
Christie nominates attorney general for judgeship
TRENTON - Gov. Christopher J. Christie on Monday announced he has nominated New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow to become a Superior Court judge in Essex County and named his chief counsel to replace her.
Lawyer: No plea talks for Sandusky
A lawyer says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday's preliminary hearing in the Penn State child sex-abuse case.
Lawyer: No plea talks on eve of Sandusky's prelim hearing
A lawyer says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday's preliminary hearing in the Penn State child sex-abuse case.
Lawyer: No Sandusky plea talks on eve of hearing
Former Penn State coach charged with more than 50 counts of child sex-abuse isn't negotiating a plea, his lawyer says
Sandusky lawyer: No plea talks on eve of hearing
Former Penn State coach charged with more than 50 counts of child sex-abuse isn't negotiating a plea, his lawyer says
Man admits lawyer's Tube killing
A man admits killing a lawyer by pushing her under a Tube train in central London during the rush hour.
Jerry Sandusky lawyer: No plea talks on eve of evidence hearing
A lawyer for Jerry Sandusky says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday's preliminary hearing in the Penn State abuse case. Lawyer Joe Amendola tells The Associated Press there have been no plea negotiations in the ex-coach's case.
NJ Attorney General Paula Dow Nominated For Judgeship
Gov. Chris Christie on Monday shuffled his Cabinet, nominating Attorney General Paula Dow to become a Superior Court judge in Essex County and his chief counsel, Jeff Chiesa, to take her place.
Attorney wants fourth trial for Widmer in bathtub murder
MIDDLETOWN — An attorney representing Ryan Widmer today filed an appeal in the 12th District Court of Appeals to overturn the convicted killer’s conviction and grant him a fourth trial.Attorney Michele Berry says in the appeal that the bathtub, the key piece of evidence in Widmer’s three murder trials in Warren County Common Pleas Court, was improperly seized and should never been used at trial.
NJ attorney general nominated for judgeship
Gov. Chris Christie on Monday shuffled his Cabinet, nominating Attorney General Paula Dow to become a Superior Court judge in Essex County and his chief counsel, Jeff Chiesa, to take her place.
Lawyer: No Plea Talks on Eve of Sandusky Hearing
Lawyer: No plea talks for ex-Penn State assistant coach Sandusky on eve of evidence hearing
Lawyer: No plea talks on eve of Jerry Sandusky hearing
On the eve of a key court hearing, Jerry Sandusky’s attorney said that no plea negotiations have been held and that the former Penn State assistant football coach is looking forward to facing his accusers in the child sex-abuse case.