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Legal News 09/2008 (Page 26)

Attorney Wants Children's Pool Seals Relocated (KGTV San Diego)
An attorney representing a woman who wants seals removed from Children's Pool in La Jolla said today the city of San Diego is dragging its feet in an effort to restore the area to its configuration as a beach for humans.

1st black lawyer in Selma, J.L. Chestnut, dies (NBC 15 Mobile)
J.L. Chestnut, the first black lawyer in Selma and a prominent civil rights attorney, has died. He was 77.

Accused teen hostage-taker likely won't go to trial: Lawyer (Canada.com)
A Regina teen charged with taking hostages at a high school likely will not be going to trial, the youth’s lawyer said Tuesday.

U.S. Judge Kozinski Accused of Ethics Breach by Lawyer Critic (Bloomberg)
Sept. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Los Angeles lawyer Cyrus Sanai formally accused Alex Kozinski , chief judge of the federal appeals court in San Francisco, of making pornography available on a public Web site, the attorney's third misconduct complaint against the judge in three years.

Court reporter drops accusation that attorney kissed her (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
A Johnson County court reporter who accused a Fort Worth criminal defense attorney of kissing her in a crowded courtroom this summer has dropped her criminal complaint.

Attorney general's race heats up in U. debate (Deseret Morning News)
The two top candidates in the Utah attorney general's race traded shots in the first debate of the election season, sparring over a wide range of topics including school vouchers, polygamy, ethics and each other.

Attorney Describes Shooting of Officer During Nichols Trial (FOX 5 News Atlanta)
ATLANTA (MyFOX Atlanta) -- An Atlanta attorney told jurors she watched accused courthouse shooter Brian Nichols gun down a uniformed officer. Prosecutors said Hoyt Teasley was third person killed in a deadly courthouse rampage.