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Official: City attorney not violating local laws (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
HAMMOND | Corporation Counsel Joseph O'Connor last week denied City Attorney Kristina Kantar is violating any city ordinances.

Lawyer Ron, Curlin lead field (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Lawyer Ron and Preakness champion Curlin head a field of seven going into today's $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park. The 11/4-mile race will be Curlin's first start against older horses and only his second race since losing the Belmont Stakes by a head June 9. A Gold Cup victory by Lawyer Ron would likely make the colt the favorite in next month's $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic. ...

Lawyer Julius Grey weighs a leap into federal politics (Montreal Gazette)
Constitutional lawyer Julius Grey is pondering a step into federal politics, most likely as a candidate for the New Democratic Party.

Political insider to name attorney (Post-Tribune)
HAMMOND -- Gary political insider Jewell Harris Sr. has to hire a new attorney to defend him from federal charges in his December trial, and it's likely he will tap a lawyer who's fresh from the corruption trial of Lake County Councilman Will Smith, Roosevelt Powell and Willie Harris.

State's attorney's report on clinic delayed (The Naperville Sun)
AURORA -- Kane County State's Attorney John Barsanti will issue early this week his much-anticipated decision on whether officials from Planned Parenthood broke the law in applying to build a women's health center in Aurora.

Policy goes to state's attorney (Northwest Herald)
WOODSTOCK – A controversial policy that would regulate when and how County Board members buy and sell property is on its way to the McHenry County state’s attorney’s office.

Lawyer Cites Officer's Fear In Shooting Incident (WMTW Auburn)
A lawyer for Waldoboro police officer Zachary Curtis says Curtis was being choked by Gregori Jackson and feared for his life when he shot and killed Jackson after a traffic stop last weekend.

County Attorney Says Child Had Traumatic Head Injury (KETV 7 Omaha)
Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said Davion Winrow's death is under investigation.

Students discuss concerns with civil liberties attorney (Hammond Daily Star)
Eight students and parents attended the meeting at the home of Corey Price, and others called on the phone during the meeting to express their views to attorney Katie Schwartzmann, attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union in Louisiana.

Okruashvili’s lawyer challenges court ruling. (Itar-Tass)
TBILISI, September 30 (Itar-Tass) -- Eka Beselia, lawyer to Georgian former defense minister Irakly Okruashvili, has challenged the Tbilisi City Court ruling that approved his two-month custody pending trial. A statement filed at the Tbilisi Court of Appeal says that Okruashvili must be released.

Lawyer-cop tussle sparks stir (Hindustan Times via Yahoo! India News)
DISPUTE BETWEEN a lawyer and a police constable on Friday led to separate agitations by a group of lawyers and staff of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Gomti Nagar on Saturday. The lawyers gheraoed the local police station claiming that the erring constable had levelled charges of eve-teasing on a lawyer Diwakar's seven-year-old son.

State’s attorney will have a contested primary (Quad-City Times)
ALEDO, Ill. — Mercer County will have a contested primary for state’s attorney next year.

Curlin edges Lawyer Ron in showdown of Ark. Derby winners (KSLA-TV Shreveport)
NEW YORK (AP) - Curlin rallied down the stretch to edge Lawyer Ron today at Belmont Park in a sensational duel between the last two Arkansas Derby winners.

Attorney General's Office asks Fire Board for records (Arizona Range News)
In a Sept. 18 letter to Bowie Rural Fire District Board Chairman Kenneth Burreson, the Arizona Attorney General's Office requested information regarding the board's open meetings after a complaint was filed Sept. 14.

Curlin edges Lawyer Ron in Gold Cup (AP via Yahoo! News)
Curlin caught Lawyer Ron in the final strides after a riveting stretch duel and won the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup on Sunday, giving the Preakness winner an automatic berth in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic next month.

Curlin edges Lawyer Ron in Gold Cup (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Curlin caught Lawyer Ron in the final strides after a riveting stretch duel and won the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup on Sunday, giving the Preakness winner an automatic berth in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic next month. A day after Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense was beaten in the Kentucky Cup Classic, Curlin re-established himself as not only a leading 3-year-old but perhaps the ...