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Attorney General responds to Perry's appeal in Virginia ballot case
Virginia's attorney general is urging a federal appeals court to reject a bid by Texas Gov. Rick Perry and three others to be added to the state's GOP presidential primary ballot.
Iowa boy's attorney objects to adult court
An attorney for a 14-year-old boy accused in the shooting death of his stepbrother in Kingsley is objecting to a prosecutor's request to handle issues in district court instead of juvenile court.
Local Lawyer Remembers Martin Luther King Junior
Each Martin Luther King Day, Morey Myers, a lawyer in Scranton, reflects on what he calls one of the most important times in his life and in our nation's history.
Teen's Attorney Objects To Adult Court
An attorney for a 14-year-old boy accused in the shooting death of his stepbrother in Kingsley is objecting to a prosecutor's request to handle issues in district court instead of juvenile court.
Expert Insurance Law Attorney Available for Commentary on Concordia Sinking
IRVINE, CA-- - With the largest maritime disaster, the losses related to the Concordia sinking and its related impact on Carnival Corporation's stock price, Berger Kahn Managing Partner Craig Simon is ...
Attorney To Conduct Independent Investigation In Hazing Incident
An attorney representing three alleged victims of sexual assault involving the Nodaway Valley High School wrestling team said he's hiring a Des Moines attorney to conduct an independent investigation into what happened.
Lawyer in WikiLeaks case wants to depose Clinton
A lawyer for an intelligence analyst charged with leaking classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks wants to question Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before his client is tried.
Attorney General DeWine cracking down on Internet cafes
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is calling for tougher regulations on internet cafes.  Dewine supports a proposal that would require operators be licensed and limit the number of games per site.
Lawyer in WikiLeaks case is seeking to depose Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before trial
WASHINGTON - A lawyer for an intelligence analyst charged with leaking classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks wants to question Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before his client is tried.
Lawyer Asks Supreme Court To Strike Down Part Of Tort Reform Law
LITTLE ROCK — An attorney for a Waldron woman who was injured during a procedure at a Fort Smith hospital asked the state Supreme Court Thursday to strike down part of the Arkansas tort reform law.
Lawyer in Bradley Manning case wants to depose Hillary Rodham Clinton
Lawyer David Coombs failed in his attempt to call Clinton as a witness at Manning's preliminary hearing last month.
Iowa boy's attorney objects to adult court
An attorney for a 14-year-old boy accused in the shooting death of his stepbrother in Kingsley is objecting to a prosecutor's request to handle issues in district court instead of juvenile court.
Las Vegas Attorney, Son Killed In Vermont Car Crash
Veteran Las Vegas attorney Christopher Raleigh, 56, and his 10-year-old son, Travis, were killed in a head-on crash near Bridgewater, Vt., on Sunday. The both were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. Raleigh's wife, Anastasia was one of
Attorney to conduct independent investigation
An attorney representing three alleged victims of a reported sexual assault involving the wrestling team at Nodaway High School in Greenfield says he wants an independent investigation.
Lawyer denies indecency charges
A Hawke's Bay lawyer facing several charges after an alleged incident with police on New Years Eve has pleaded not guilty and has been granted continued name suppression on the strength of a medical report.
Lawyer wins right to question witnesses
A LAWYER for a Crown bouncer charged with manslaughter has won the right to cross-examine several witnesses.
Lawyer eyes bouncer training
CROWN'S bouncer training in the "shut down" position will be examined in the case of a bouncer charged with manslaughter.
Lawyer eyes Crown bouncer training
CROWN'S bouncer training in the "shut down" position will be examined in the case of a bouncer charged with manslaughter.
Attorney General Holder vows to defend, enforce voting rights
The declaration came on the holiday honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Lawyer wins right to question casino witnesses
A LAWYER for a Crown Casino bouncer charged with manslaughter has won the right to cross-examine several witnesses.
Lawyer wins right to question casino witnesses
A LAWYER for a Crown Casino bouncer charged with manslaughter has won the right to cross-examine several witnesses.
Lawyer: Release Reno woman jailed for serious DUI
Jessica Winkle talks about her 2008 DUI accident, which caused the death of a young motorcyclist, and how it has affected her life since. She is now under house arrest.
Attorney General's Investigation Into OKC Jesus House Closed
A State investigation into one of Oklahoma's best known homeless shelters is now finished.
Most Roma asylum-seekers being denied legal aid, refugee lawyer says
An Ottawa refugee lawyer says Legal Aid Ontario has started to deny funding to most Roma asylum-seekers, but won’t explain why.
Roma asylum-seekers denied legal aid, refugee lawyer says
An Ottawa refugee lawyer says Legal Aid Ontario has started to deny funding to most Roma asylum-seekers, but won’t explain why.
Hogsett reveals priorities for U.S. Attorney's Office during Greencastle visit
United States Attorney Joseph H. Hogsett visited Greencastle this week to discuss the 2011 accomplishments of the U.S. Attorney's Office and to unveil the office's federal prosecution priorities for...
Attorney General Amidu- Almost A Hero.
One of the finest moments of Democracy is when heroes emerge and villains exposed. In Africa leaders become dictators until overthrown by another Military dictators or currently by masses.
Portage lawyer receives reprimand
A Portage lawyer said medical problems led to a public reprimand by the Wisconsin Supreme Court's Office of Lawyer Regulation.
Attorney General must substantiate allegations -NUGS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL UNION OF GHANA STUDENTS (NUGS) ON MONDAY, 16TH JANUARY, 2012 ATTORNEY GENERAL MUST SUBSTANTIATE ALLEGATIONS!!
Attorney General attends Supreme Court Argument on Texas’ Redistricting Maps
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott attended an oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court, which granted the state’s emergency stay request after a federal district court improperly redrew redistricting maps enacted by the Texas Legislature.
Attorney General Rob McKenna must reconsider
I am concerned and surprised that Rob McKenna would propose “allowing government entities to record executive sessions without fear that the recordings will become public records they must release.”
New bill addresses power of Wash. attorney general
A bill introduced Monday by a group of Senate Democrats would prohibit the state's attorney general from unilaterally taking legal action against the wishes of the governor or other agency heads.
NY lawyer in lotto mystery says he'll be in Iowa
The Associated Press The Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa A New York attorney who signed a winning Lottery ticket turned in minutes before the deadline says he'll be in Iowa this week to explain the mysterious circumstances behind the jackpot. Crawford Shaw said he expected to arrive in Iowa on Monday night and spend a few days meeting with his lawyers and Iowa Lottery officials. He says he ...
Attorney general drops Sky News contempt action
Dominic Grieve QC drops case over broadcaster's alleged breach of injunction concerning release of British couple captured by Somali pirates
Mubarak's defense lawyer praises Egypt's ex-leader
Hosni Mubarak's chief defense lawyer on Tuesday portrayed the ousted Egyptian president as a "clean" leader who placed the law above all else and worked tirelessly for his nation.
Lawyer for teen texting while driving case withdraws
Emma Vieira, 19, of Colchester, who is charged with grossly negligent operation of a motor vehicle with serious bodily injury resulting, appears in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, for a motion submitted by her attorney John St. Francis asking that he withdrawal from the case due to an undisclosed, irreconcilable conflict.
Mubarak's lawyer praises Egyptian ex-president
Hosni Mubarak's chief defence lawyer on Tuesday portrayed the ousted Egyptian president as a "clean" leader who placed the law above all else and worked tirelessly for his nation.
Lawyer for tree poisoning suspect wants new judge
The attorney for a man accused of poisoning the Toomer's Corner oak trees at Auburn University is requesting that the judge recuse himself, citing possible ties to the school.
Attorney asks to postpone Hammadi conference
A defense attorney representing Mohanad Shareef Hammadi, an Iraqi refugee accused of terrorism-related activities, asked a federal judge to postpone a Jan. 12 pretrial conference in the case to allow
Palo Alto Corporate Governance Attorney to Present to Ivy Alumni Leaders
Corporate governance attorney Douglas Y. Park will present to Ivy League alumni leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area on issues of governance, conflicts of interest, and ethical dilemmas in alumni club service.Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 On January 22, 2012, Palo Alto Attorney Douglas Y. Park will present to Ivy League alumni leaders in Silicon Valley on issues of corporate ...
NY lawyer in Iowa lotto mystery says he'll be in Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A New York attorney who signed a winning Lottery ticket turned in minutes before the deadline says he'll be in Iowa this week to explain the mysterious circumstances behind the jackpot.
Gilani gets lawyer in contempt case
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Prominent Pakistani lawyer Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan will represent Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in the Supreme Court in the contempt of court case.
Mubarak lawyer criticizes prosecutors
CAIRO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The lawyer for ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak accused prosecutors Tuesday of evading trial ethics and guidelines in presenting their case.
Lawyer In Lotto Mystery Says He'll Be In Iowa
A New York attorney who signed a winning Lottery ticket turned in minutes before the deadline says he'll be in Iowa this week to explain the mysterious circumstances behind the jackpot.
Hiscock & Barclay Announces Affiliation with Former U.S. Attorney and Formation of White Collar Practice
Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, a full service 200-attorney law firm, announces that former United States Attorney, Daniel J. French, and his partner, Lee Alcott, have joined the firm as Of Counsel, and that the firm has formed a new White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Practice Area that will be co-chaired by French and Gabriel M.
NY lawyer in lottery mystery travels to Iowa this week
A New York attorney who signed a winning Lottery ticket turned in minutes before the deadline says he'll be in Iowa this week to explain the mysterious circumstances behind the jackpot.
Davis Polk Welcomes Leading International Trade Lawyer, John B. Reynolds III
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP today announced that John B. Reynolds III, a leading international trade lawyer, is joining the firm as a partner in the Washington, DC office. The arrival of Mr.
Casey Anthony civil attorney argues in proceeding
Defense attorneys in the criminal case also attended the closed-door proceeding. Casey Anthony's civil attorney is arguing this morning in a closed-door proceeding why his client shouldn't have to answer questions as part of the lawsuit filed against her by Texas EquuSearch, the organization that helped search for her daughter Caylee.
Lawyer Challenges Catholic Church to Open Secret Archives for Truth about Child Abuse
MANCHESTER, England , January 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --A leading 'abuse case' lawyer is challenging the Catholic Church to open its secret archives of documents for independent examination in order to discover ...
Wendy's hires Tim Hortons' top lawyer
Wendy's Co. said Tuesday that it had hired the general counsel from Tim Hortons Inc., the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain, in the latest ripple effect of Wendy's and Arby's split last year.