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Attorney General Phil Weiser campaigns for re-election in Aspen and Snowmass Village

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser is up for re-election and a second four-year term. His opponent is John Kellner, a Republican and the district attorney for the 18th Judicial District, which includes Douglas and Arapahoe counties on the Front Range. Weiser, a Democrat, held a fundraiser at Snowmass Village on …

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton neck and neck with Democratic challenger in new poll

AUSTIN — Attorney General Ken Paxton and his Democratic challenger, Rochelle Garza, are neck and neck in a new poll, a sign the embattled incumbent is vulnerable in November. Paxton leads Garza 34% to 32% among registered voters — the tightest margin of any statewide contest, according to a Dallas …

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Is Kevin Hayden fit to be a district attorney?

Kevin Hayden, the new Suffolk County district attorney who is seeking a full term this fall, is giving voters plenty of reason to wonder if he’s fit for the job after a recent Globe report cast doubt on his will to hold law enforcement to account. for fault. His sloppy …

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NTSB report on plane crash that killed attorney Steve Barnes

PEMBROKE, NY — The National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday released more than 120 pieces of evidence from its investigation into the 2020 plane crash that killed nationally known attorney Steve Barnes and his niece, Elizabeth Barnes. Both were killed when Steve Barnes’ plane crashed in the town of Pembroke, …

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Biloxi Lawyer Unveils Second Novel, ‘Squall in the Gulf’

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) – Biloxi attorney Candace Cox Wheeler introduced her second novel, “Squall in the Gulf,” to friends and fans at a Saturday release party. The celebration at the Biloxi Maritime and Seafood Museum included a ribbon cutting by the Biloxi Bay Area Chamber of Commerce and, of course, …

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Mastriano’s attorney fears Jan. 6 committee will affect Pennsylvania governor’s race – NBC10 Philadelphia

An attorney for Pennsylvania’s Republican gubernatorial candidate raises concerns with the Jan. 6 select committee about how excerpts from an interview Doug Mastriano submitted to the committee might be used and whether they might affect the election General November. In a letter to the committee sent on Friday, attorney Tim …

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Alex Jones: Sandy Hook family lawyer exposes conspiracy theorist’s dishonesty in brutal cross-examination

The jury hearing the case will determine how much Jones will have to pay the parents, Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, who won a default judgment against him earlier this year. An attorney representing Heslin and Lewis asked the jury to award $150 million in damages. Jones, who was the …

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AG still investigating Weinstein probes by Manhattan DA and NYPD

ALBANY – The Office of State Attorney General Letitia James is actively investigating the handling of sexual assault allegations and complaints against Harvey Weinstein by the Manhattan District Attorney and the Police Department’s Special Victims Unit of New York, according to documents obtained by the Times Union. A contract with …

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The Republican nominee for Maryland Attorney General hosted radio shows about the 9/11 conspiracy

Michael Peroutka, a candidate best known for his ties to New Confederate organizations, made the remarks on The American View, a radio show he co-hosted, in October 2006 while discussing the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. “What happened on 9-1-1, I told you I did …

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Will Ohio attorney Don Yost join the fight for free speech?

Free speech is being defended by two US attorneys general and Joe Biden’s censorship team is being prosecuted for social media collusion. Bold warriors for justice are Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt tweeted information at https://twitter.com/AGEricSchmitt/status/1522298313311096833. “The restriction …

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District Court Shows Timeshare ‘Exit’ Lawyer Exit | K&L Gates LLP

In May 2022, a New Jersey District Court ruled in favor of Diamond Resorts, refusing to hold them liable under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The Esperance v. Diamond Resorts provides insight into how courts interpret the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Specifically, the court ruled that companies providing consumer information …

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Attorney General James announces nominee for Lobbying and Government Ethics Commission

Attorney General James Announces Candidate for Lobbying and Government Ethics Commission | New York State Attorney General Select a language below / Selection of Idioma Abajo Disclaimer This Google™ translation feature is provided for informational purposes only. The Attorney General’s Office website is available in English. However, the “Google Translate” …

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The Lawyer Gets A Breakthrough Finale Trailer For The Fourth Wall

With the conclusion of Ms. Marveland with She-Hulk: Lawyer around the corner, it was only a matter of time before we received promotional content for the upcoming series. As She-Hulk release date draws closer, Marvel Studios has released a new final trailer ahead of the series’ August release. The new …

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Missouri attorney general sues St. Louis for allocating funds to support access to out-of-state abortions

After the High Court ruling on June 24, St. Louis city officials passed a bill to create the Reproductive Equity Fund to provide what it describes as “logistical support” to people seeking to abort. This support includes, but is not limited to, funding for childcare, transportation, and other needs, depending …

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Ex-Norwalk cop says lawyer stole $925,000 from house sale

NORWALK — Joe Jensen is still enjoying life. But there was some tension after his lawyer allegedly stole around $925,000 from him, taking away the fruits of decades of work as a police officer and Norwalk owner. His former attorney, Carl Ferraro, a resident of Darien, was arrested in June …

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Lawyer’s plan to get Trump to cancel election included firing acting attorney general

A lawyer with close ties to conservative groups and conspiracy theorists pushed several extreme ideas at then-President Trump to overturn the 2020 election results, according to a document obtained by The New York Times. Why is it important: In the memo, William Olson admitted that his proposed plans could be …

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Attorney General James is donating $230,000 to New York City to support consumer financial education programs

Previous Settlement Funding Will Boost Free Consumer Literacy Programs for New Yorkers NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today donated more than $230,000 to the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) to support free education programs finance for New Yorkers. The funding, which …

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Two Assistant U.S. Attorneys for the Eastern District of New York, a Former Acting U.S. Attorney and a Paralegal Specialist Receive Attorney General’s Award | USAO-EDNY

Two Assistant United States Attorneys for the Eastern District of New York, a former Acting United States Attorney and a paralegal specialist were among the 298 department employees recognized today by Attorney General Merrick B. Garland at 69e Annual Attorney General’s Awards Ceremony. Fifty-four people outside the department were also …

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Lawyers heard saying juror served poorly, seek mistrial

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — One of the jurors in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard libel trial served improperly, an attorney for Heard alleged in a recent filing asking the court to declare a mistrial and order a new trial. The ‘newly discovered facts’ show that juror No. 15 in the six-week …

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The composer’s lawyer revealed

The countdown is officially on for Marvel Studios She-Hulk: Lawyer, with the next Disney+ series arriving in just over a month. The series, which will star Tatiana Maslany as Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk, has continued to grab headlines in recent months, especially as its cast and crew components have begun to be …

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Mom and her lawyer talk about the drowning death of a 4-year-old child

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – Today we have new details on a drowning that claimed the life of a 4-year-old boy on her second day of swimming lessons. With no suspicion of foul play, the autopsy determined that Israel “Izzy” Scott’s June 14 drowning was accidental. But Izzy’s family asked attorney …

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Kentucky Attorney General Asks State Supreme Court to Reinstate Abortion Ban

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (right) on Sunday asked the state Supreme Court to reinstate an abortion ban that briefly went into effect after Roe v. Wade, but was later blocked by a lower court. A judge on Thursday had temporarily blocked the implementation of two state laws, which would …

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AFL-CIO endorses Baltimore state’s attorney who faces federal indictment and violation of gag order

Marilyn Mosby speaking at Hastings Law School in February 2020 By Fiona Davis BALTIMORE, MD — The Baltimore Metropolitan Council AFL-CIO has endorsed Marilyn Mosby for a third term as Baltimore City State’s Attorney, even as she faces federal indictment and charges of violating a gag order in the Keith …

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Texas attorney general launches investigation into Walmart’s opioid sales

June 28 (Reuters) – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Tuesday he was investigating whether Walmart (WMT.N) misfilled prescriptions and failed to report suspicious orders during the sale of opioid drugs. Paxton said he has initiated a civil investigation into Walmart’s potential violations of Texas’ deceptive marketing practices law …

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Lawyer hopes 14-year-old Hollywood sex assault suspect won’t be charged as an adult – NBC 6 South Florida

A hearing was held on Monday for a Hollywood teenager charged in two separate sexual assault cases, as prosecutors have yet to announce whether he will be charged as an adult. The 14-year-old was originally arrested on June 13 in connection with a violent sexual assault. Police say the victim …

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County Attorney steps down | News, Sports, Jobs

FAIRMONT — Longtime Martin County prosecutor Terry Viesselman will retire at the end of June. Viesselman has held this position for 27 years. Viesselman grew up locally in Trimont. He then attended the University of Minnesota Law School, from which he graduated in 1978. He then returned to …

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Huntington Beach City Council votes for measure to bypass elected prosecutor

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.—Voters will decide in November whether to give the city council the power to override the elected city attorney by hiring outside legal counsel. The city council voted for the ballot measure on June 21, among a few others. Huntington Beach City Attorney Michael Gates told The Epoch …

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TERRAFORM CLASS ACTION NOTICE: Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP files class action lawsuit against Terraform Labs PTE. LTD, its senior executives and insiders

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (“Scott+Scott”), an international firm specializing in securities and consumer rights litigation, announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit against defendants TerraForm Labs Pt. Ltd (“TFL”), Jump Crypto, Jump Trading LLC, Republic Capital, Republic Maximal LLC, Tribe Capital, DeFinance Capital, DeFinance Technologies, …

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US Attorney Dena J. King Selected as Chair of Attorney General’s Subcommittee on Native American Issues | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — United States Attorney Dena J. King has been selected to chair the Native American Issues Subcommittee of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee (AGAC) of American Attorneys. U.S. Attorney King will also serve on three additional AGAC subcommittees: Civil Rights, Violent and Organized Crime, and LECC/Victim/Community Issues. …

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Saratoga County attorney for 50 years suspended

Robert Morris Cohen, a lawyer since 1972, allegedly failed to return unearned fees and then ignored requests from a panel of lawyers investigating the complaint. June 16, 2022 ALBANY — A Ballston Lake attorney with five decades of legal experience was suspended Thursday after failing to respond to allegations he …

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Attorney General James will hold a public hearing into the mental health crisis in New York

Hearing scheduled for Wednesday, June 22 at 2:00 p.m. in Manhattan NEW YORK – As New York State faces a crisis in mental health care, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that her office will hold an in-person public hearing to examine the accessibility of care mental health for …

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Looking Back: A Young Lawyer Had a Week to Defend a Murderer in 1928

Within an hour of being called to the Luzerne County Bar on September 10, 1928, 25-year-old attorney William Swan McLean III was named to Richard Gaughan’s defense team. Gaughan, 74, was a patient at the former Newport Township Retreat mental hospital where he fatally shot Edward Murray, 78, and injured …

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California prosecutor who prosecuted women after stillbirths was ousted

Abortion rights supporters chant their objections at the Kentucky Capitol Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in Frankfort, Ky. Kentucky is one of at least four states with abortion-related ballot measures in 2022.AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner, File Keith Fagundes, district attorney for Kings County in California, lost his June 9 primary election. Fagundes …

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Prosecutor Tony Buzbee – Houston Texans, others to be added as defendants in lawsuit against Deshaun Watson

Tony Buzbee, the attorney representing the 24 women who filed civil lawsuits against Deshaun Watson, said his law firm will “soon join the organization of the Houston Texans and others as defendants” in the lawsuits against the quarterback. On Tuesday, The New York Times reported that the nondisclosure agreement Watson …

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St. Paul city attorney settles libel case against former DFL lawmaker

The St. Paul City Attorney has reached a settlement agreement with a former state legislator to end a libel lawsuit that began more than four years ago. Former State Representative John Lesch, DFL-St. Paul, apologized for comments he made in 2018 about City Attorney Lyndsey Olson in a letter to …

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Family of slain teenager denounce county attorney’s decision

By Ken SainPersonal editor Anthony Cano’s family are unhappy with the Maricopa County prosecutor’s decision not to charge the Chandler police officer who fatally shot the 17-year-old boy twice in the back on Jan. 2, 2021. Anger – and the tears – always come quickly. “I think the county attorney …

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Texas school shooting: Uvalde teacher had made peace with the idea that she was going to die, lawyer claims

What followed next would be “the most horrific thing anyone could have endured,” his lawyer Don Flanary told CNN, as a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers in the most gruesome mass shooting. murderer in a school for almost a decade. Marin went inside the school to report the …

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ALERT TO OSCAR HEALTH SHAREHOLDERS BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY

NEW ORLEANS, May 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and his KSF partner, former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until July 11, 2022 to file lead plaintiff claims in a securities class action lawsuit against Oscar Health, Inc. …

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Kentucky lawyers discuss Ky. gun laws, potential for reform after mass shooting in Uvalde

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The Uvalde shooting has reignited a national debate over gun laws. Longtime Eastern Kentucky attorney Ned Pillersdorf says the lax laws here in the Commonwealth largely mirror those seen in Texas. “Kentucky is no different than Texas in terms of our laws being the most lenient …

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SC US Attorney steps up efforts to hold violent offenders accountable for gun crimes

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – South Carolina’s top federal prosecutor says gun violence in the state is skyrocketing to troubling levels. In 2020, the most recent year of comprehensive data, there were 571 murders statewide, an all-time high since that number was first tracked and 50% higher than it was. was …

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Defamation lawsuit of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: Heard’s lawyers end the case

On Tuesday, a deposition recorded in March from Walter Hamada, chairman of DC Films, which is a division of Warner Bros., was played for the jury in the libel lawsuit between Heard and her ex-husband, Johnny Depp. Hamada testified that “Aquaman” was the highest-grossing film ever made by the company. …

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Convicted wife killer Harold Henthorn is back in court, claims attorney sold me down the river

(CBS4) – Harold Henthorn, convicted of murdering his second wife, Toni Henthorn, in 2012, will appear in federal court in Denver this week to seek that his conviction be overturned and he be granted a new trial, saying his attorney “has acted in his own interest, was dishonest” and committed …

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US lawyers don’t oppose lifting restrictions for Hinckley – NBC4 Washington

US government lawyers have indicated they will not oppose a plan to lift all remaining restrictions next month on John Hinckley Jr., the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in 1981. U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman in Washington ruled last year that Hinckley could be unconditionally …

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Attorney General James recovers $36 million from H&M for illegally keeping money in unused gift cards

Popular fashion retailer H&M has kept millions of unused funds on gift cards thatShould have been transferred to the State’s Abandoned Property Fund H&M to be fined for repeatedly lying about its gift card business to the state NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today recovered $36 …

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The Day – State’s attorney won’t press racial slur charges at Ledyard High basketball game

Ledyard – City Police announced on Monday that the New London State’s Attorney’s Office had found “insufficient probable cause” to bring charges after investigating an incident of racial slurs during or after a football game. Ledyard High School basketball on Feb. 5 with Bacon Academy. After the game, some adult …

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The attorney general’s office was worthy of respect. Suella the minion dishonors him | Nick Cohen

IEarth was the scene of a Boris Johnson masterclass on deception. In the 2019 election, he fooled millions into thinking his “out of the box deal” was going to “Get Brexit Done!” and we need not worry about the warnings of John Major, Tony Blair and Theresa May about the …

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What Attorney General candidates say about Gascon and Boudin recalls

At the local level, California district attorneys arguably have more power to influence daily life and events than the attorney general. And nowhere have we seen the impact of this direct influence more than in Los Angeles and San Francisco as the progressive policies of their respective district attorneys – …

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Former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama provides insight into Lauderdale County escape

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) – After nearly two weeks on the run, authorities say the manhunt for Casey White and Vicky White has ended in a police chase in Indiana. 5 injured in shooting in Tuscaloosa There are many layers to this case: there’s the relationship between Vicky and Casey …

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Attorney Dale Bryant talks about former client Casey White

Casey White and Vicky White appear in images released by the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, Ala, respectively. and by the US Marshals Service. The search continues for a missing murder suspect and the sheriff’s deputy who allegedly helped him escape from jail, but the inmate’s former attorney has expressed concerns …

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Weber State grad is the new US Attorney in Utah | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo provided, University of Utah College of Law Trina A. Higgins SALT LAKE CITY — A graduate of Weber State University is the new U.S. Attorney for the District of Utah, nominated by President Joe Biden and confirmed by the Senate. Trina A. Higgins was sworn …

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Attorney General Josh Kaul questions applicability of 173-year-old abortion ban

A 173-year-old abortion ban in Wisconsin could come back into effect as soon as this summer if a draft opinion from the US Supreme Court takes effect – but questions about the ban’s applicability are rising. are already profiled. The ban, approved by the state legislature in 1849, made abortion …

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PSU seeks $163,000 in attorney fees in trademark case | News, Sports, Jobs

STATE COLLEGE — Penn State is seeking $163,143 in attorneys’ fees from a Florida businessman who in March was permanently banned from using any form of the university’s trademark. U.S. Intermediate District Judge Jennifer P. Wilson did not award damages when she ordered Paul L. Parshall because she …

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Northampton lawyer and prominent community member Ed Etheredge, who helped NETA dispensary find its location, is retiring from law after nearly 50 years

Edward D. Etheredge sat down and looked in his library. The books detailed Massachusetts court proceedings dating back to the 1970s, however, they meant something more to him. Chapters of his nearly 50-year career in the practice of law have been inscribed within these pages; he thinks as he prepares …

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McDuffie not voting for attorney general, DC appeals court rules

Placeholder while loading article actions The DC Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a Board of Elections decision that eliminated Kenyan Attorney General nominee R. McDuffie from the June primary ballot, accepting a rival’s argument that McDuffie’s decade on the Board of DC does not meet the statutory requirements for …

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Lawyer’s Question Postpones Delta Prison Site Decision | News, Sports, Jobs

ESCANABA — Escanaba’s plans to hire a new city attorney collided with plans to redevelop the former Delta County Jail on Thursday. “I wish we didn’t have to postpone it” Council member Tyler Dubord said of council’s plan to award the development project Thursday. “I really wish we …

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich changes his tone on the election as he campaigns for the Senate

Placeholder while loading article actions As bogus claims of stolen elections took hold in 2020, Arizona’s attorney general – a Republican – spoke out on national television. Donald Trump had to lose the swing state, he said on Nov. 11, and “no facts” suggested that would change. This month, Mark …

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Can a conservative win? – Cal Matters

In summary Conservative candidates for California attorney general have been advocating to break the Democratic grip on statewide offices since 2006. Eric Early, Nathan Hochman and Anne Marie Schubert say voter concern over crime and public safety will help them unseat incumbent Rob Bonta. When California voters last elected a …

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Here’s what the GOP’s 3 Maricopa County prosecutor candidates have said about priorities for office, elections

PHOENIX — Responses to questions posed to the three Republican nominees for Maricopa County acting attorney were released Monday by the Board of Overseers, covering topics including priorities for office and the 2020 election. Anni Foster, Gina Godbehere and Rachel Mitchell are interviewing for the chance to serve as county …

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Lawyer: Cowboys player Kelvin Joseph in an SUV, but did not shoot

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys cornerback Kelvin Joseph was riding in an SUV from which a man was shot and killed about two months ago, Joseph’s attorney said Friday. According to a statement from Dallas police, 20-year-old Cameron Ray was shot dead around 2 a.m. on March 18 outside a …

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Lexwerx law firm offers the skills of a lawyer and a CPA

Lawyer and CPA Paul Ferreira combines his knowledge of law and accounting to help his clients with their will, trust and estate planning needs. Paul Ferreira belongs to a group of doubly qualified professionals, lawyers who are also certified public accountants (CPA). Or, depending on their choice of practice, CPAs …

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Kennedy will no longer run as a prosecutor | News

After serving two terms as state’s attorney for Rutland County, Rose Kennedy said Monday she will not seek re-election. His chief assistant prosecutor, however, is seeking the Democratic nomination to succeed him. Ian Sullivan, 35, who served as chief assistant district attorney for three years, announced he plans to run …

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Chapman Appointed Chief Medical Officer, New Lawyer at Breazeale Sachse, Staff Move to Zehnder | Business

Red Stick Dr. Casey Chapman was appointed chief medical officer for GI Alliancethe nation’s largest independent gastroenterology service organization. Chapman is a leader in gastrointestinal clinical research, inflammatory bowel disease, and physician quality improvement efforts. He has been Regional Medical Director for Clinical Research and Education since July 2016. Chapman …

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Josh Morton, longtime lawyer and former Stanly County GOP leader, dies – Reuters

Joshua J. Morton Jr., former Stanly County Republican Party leader and Chairman of the Board of Commissioners, died Wednesday at his home in Albemarle. He was 81 years old. “Josh Morton was a good friend, a good lawyer and a good citizen,” said Charles Brown, a friend and fellow lawyer. …

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Shelby County prosecutor’s race intensifies on diversity

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – The race for Shelby County District Attorney General is heating up with one candidate, University of Memphis law professor Steve Mulroy, accusing sitting prosecutor Amy Weirich of lacking diversity in his office. Weirich responded by calling Mulroy’s data false and accusing him of being hypocritical. “It’s …

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North Nashville District Attorney Candidates Forum

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – That’s a big job in our growing city: district attorney. This person makes the final call on cases that are charged in Nashville. Current DA Glenn Funk faces two challengers in next month’s Democratic primary. The three men attended a forum at the Jefferson Street Missionary …

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Services planned for beloved defense attorney Ed Menkin

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) – The family of beloved defense attorney Ed Menkin has announced his funeral. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, April 10, at 4 p.m., at the Adath Yeshurun ​​Temple on Kimber Road in the city of Syracuse. The visits will take place just before, at …

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Frustrated by lack of progress, attorney resigns from Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services

Robert Cummins in his Portland office on Friday. He resigned Wednesday from Maine’s Commission on Indigent Legal Services, citing the indifference of state leaders to providing legal aid to impoverished Maine residents. “There is a crisis in this state,” he said. “It’s not properly funded. Wonderful lawyers who sacrifice their …

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Attorney General Tong urges Tik Tok and Snapchat to give parents more control

Press Releases 03/30/2022 Attorney General Tong urges TikTok and Snapchat to give parents more control (Hartford, CT) – Attorney General William Tong today joined a bipartisan coalition of 44 attorneys general urging TikTok and Snapchat to give parents the ability to monitor their children’s social media use and protect their …

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Maricopa County prosecutor’s race heats up as candidates scramble to collect signatures

BUCKEYE, AR (3TV/CBS 5) — With the resignation of Allister Adel, time is running out for those who want to be elected Maricopa County District Attorney. Candidates have until April 4 to obtain the thousands of signatures needed to appear on the primary ballot. So far, seven candidates have put …

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Florida Supreme Court disbars former Fort Lauderdale lawyer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. – While citing an alleged pattern of misconduct, the Florida Supreme Court will no longer allow a veteran attorney to practice law in Florida. He was based in Fort Lauderdale and represented clients for over three decades. Phillip Timothy Howard was called to the Florida bar about …

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St. Louis circuit attorney Kim Gardner charged with misconduct

ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Bar Ethics Department has filed a massive lawsuit against St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, accusing her of professional misconduct. Gardner has a hearing set for April 11. If found guilty, she could lose her law degree. “It’s before the Supreme Court of Missouri, and …

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Opinion: There is no right to an attorney in immigration court. Black immigrants suffer the most

Supporters of a bill to provide immigrant attorneys in detention cases gather outside the State House on Monday. Photo courtesy of CASA. By Catherine Paul The author is responsible for government relations and public policy at CASA, the immigrant rights organization. She is a second-generation black immigrant from Trinidad and …

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Houston lawyer representing quarterback Deshaun Watson played role in Browns owner Jimmy Haslam’s company fraud lawsuit

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Houston attorney Rusty Hardin, who represents new Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, previously defended an executive in the fraud investigation of Browns owner Jimmy Haslam’s company Pilot Flying J. Watson, who has not been criminally charged but faces 22 civil lawsuits that accuse him of sexual misconduct with …

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Saline County prosecutor blames salary for shortage, receives pushback

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – Staff shortages continue to impact many aspects of daily life, including local government. Such is the case in Salina where the Saline County attorney says his office desperately needs more attorneys and blames salary for the shortage. Some in Saline County don’t think the bureau deserves …

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Palimony agreements require review by a lawyer

Prior to 2010, New Jersey courts had treated child support law quite liberally with respect to a promise by one person in an unmarried relationship to provide support for the other for the remainder of the relationship. his life. In Kozlowski vs. Kozlowski, 80 NJ 378 (1979), the court held …

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Federal prosecutors respond to accusations from attorneys for Baltimore State’s Attorney Mosby that she ‘made up a story of victimization’

Federal prosecutors fired back Friday afternoon against arguments raised by Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn last month, dismissing her vindictive prosecution claims as baseless and lacking in legal basis. Last month, Mosby’s defense filed a series of motions accusing federal prosecutors, including U.S. Attorney Erek Barron, of harboring animosity against the …

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Keleen Connell’s family orders independent autopsy after he was shot and killed by Birmingham police

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WBRC) – It has been two weeks since Keleen Connell, 27, was shot and killed by Birmingham police. His family says they still don’t know what led to the shooting. The family’s attorney, Johnathan Austin, said the state conducted an initial autopsy, but the results were not shared …

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Democrat Daniel Uhlfelder – aka the “Grim Reaper” – running for attorney general

Santa Rosa County Attorney Daniel Uhlfelder — the jolly joker spine of Republican politics who is perhaps best known by his “Grim Reaper” schtick — is running for attorney general. Uhlfelder is the third Democrat in — and the second big name, after the former state attorney Aramis AyalaWHO filed …

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5 Lawyers Prepare to Represent Madigan in Large-Scale Corruption and Racketeering Case | Illinois

(The Center Square) — Taxpayers could face a long and costly road to justice as federal prosecutors scramble to convict one of the state’s most powerful politicians for corruption. Prosecutors alleged in a 22-count indictment last week that former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, used his elected office and …

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Lightfoot Responds to Lawyer’s Libel Lawsuit – NBC Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot responded Friday to a new lawsuit that claims she defamed a former Park District attorney with obscenities while discussing previously removed statues of Christopher Columbus in the city. “I am aware of the lawsuit that was filed by a former Chicago Park District employee,” Lightfoot said …

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CONSUMER ALERT: Attorney General James Warns Consumers Affected by T-Mobile Data Breach of Potential Identity Theft

AG James urges current, former and potential T-Mobile customers stay alert and take steps to prevent identity theft NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today provided advice to consumers who may have been impacted by a 2021 T-Mobile data breach, following reports that the stolen information were …

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In wake of father’s fatal shooting of children, criminal defense attorney says domestic violence conflicts are common – CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CB13) — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday that a father walked into a Sacramento church and killed his children before killing himself during a court-ordered supervised visitation. “It was most likely a divorce situation. It was most likely an allegation of domestic violence or child abuse,” Sacramento …

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Adams County State’s Attorney Farha Joins Sullivan’s Safe Streets Leadership Council – Muddy River News

Adams County State’s Attorney Gary Farha PETERSBURG, Ill. – Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Sullivan announced that Adams County State’s Attorney Gary Farha was a member of his Safe Streets Leadership Council, a bipartisan group of more than 20 Illinois leaders who support Sullivan’s plan law enforcement initiative. “I have experienced …

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Ohio attorney general asks for public’s help after indictment of former funeral home co-owner

LAWRENCE COUNTY, OH (WOWK) – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Lawrence County District Attorney Brigham Anderson are asking for the public’s help after a Lawrence County man was charged with voyeurism and child pornography. Richard Slack, 68, of Chesapeake, Ohio, was charged on February 23 with 11 counts of …

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US ATTORNEY’S OFFICE JOINS WITH RMHIDTA EFFORTS TO END WYOMING DRUG OVERDOSAGE EPIDEMIC | USAO-WY

United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that Chief Criminal Nicole Romine and Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan Coppom spoke at the Drug Information Opportunity Symposium on Feb. 16, 2022, at the Wyoming National Guard Joint Readiness Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Romine and Coppom discussed the prosecution of drug overdose …

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Reeves was allowed to bring a gun to a movie theater

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — Curtis Reeves is on trial for shooting and killing Chad Oulson in the Wesley Chapel movie theater in January 2014. Reeves said he feared for his life after the pair argued over Oulson’s text messages during previews. So, was Reeves legally allowed to carry his gun …

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Donation from Will County State’s Attorney to help install security cameras in Manhattan – Shaw Local

The Village of Manhattan will be able to purchase two security cameras thanks in part to the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office. State’s Attorney James Glasgow presented a $5,000 check to Manhattan Police Chief Jeff Wold on Tuesday to purchase the two Flock security cameras that will be placed on …

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Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer charged with racist remarks in Jamon Buggs case

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer is accused of making racial slurs while discussing a high-profile murder case last year. According to a memo obtained by Eyewitness News, the comments were made during a meeting regarding Jamon Buggs’ case. Buggs has been charged with murdering …

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Circuit Upholds Attorney Fee Sanctions | McGuireWoods LLP

In Arkansas Teachers’ Retirement System vs. State Street Corporation— F.4th —-, 2022 WL 391450 (1st Cir. Feb. 9, 2022), the First Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court’s sanction against the law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP ( “Lieff Cabraser”) regarding class action attorneys’ fees. Lieff Cabraser, …

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Former Los Angeles City Attorney Appears in Federal Court for Extortion – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know A federal extortion case is tied to lawsuits that stemmed from the Department of Water and Energy’s billing system debacle in 2014. A $67 million settlement was originally approved in 2017, and it included nearly $20 million in fees paid to the private law firms …

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New York Attorney General Letitia James backs Nikki Lucas for Brooklyn Assembly seat

New York State Attorney General Letitia James backs Nikki Lucas in the hotly contested special election for Brooklyn’s 60th Assembly District. The winner of the race will replace left-handed Brandon Charles Barron, the ex-Black Panther who gave up his seat after being re-elected to the city council. James joins Mayor …

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Fayette County District Attorney Makes Impact Statewide

By Mark Green Fayette County District Attorney Larry Roberts As the legal arm of constitutional agents in 120 Kentucky jurisdictions, county attorneys’ offices are critical enablers of millions of dollars in public and private cash flow. County prosecutors handle prosecutions for all misdemeanors in their area, but a major part …

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Aldus. Patrick Daley Thompson was ‘sloppy’ filing taxes, not criminal, attorney says | Chicago News

Video: Our Spotlight Politics team gets into Governor JB Pritzker lifting the indoor mask mandate starting Feb. 28, and some ongoing Alderman corruption trials, the mayor’s comments on rising carjackings and more. (Produced by Alex Silets) Aldus. Patrick Daley Thompson (11th) is ‘disorganized’, ‘tired’ and ‘sloppy’ when it comes to …

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Are you looking to hire a lawyer? Here are some useful tips

Before you jump into hiring a lawyer, read on for helpful tips that can help you choose the best option. If you are looking for a lawyer, you’ll probably want to know what to look for and how much they should cost. This article will break down these questions and …

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Attorney General Bonta: Memorandum declaring Woodside sanctuary for mountain lions does not exempt town from state housing laws | State of California – Department of Justice

OAKLAND -California Attorney General Rob Bonta sent a letter to the town of Woodside today after its planning official issued a memorandum declaring the entire town a mountain lion sanctuary to avoid compliance with the plan Senate Bill (SB) 9. SB 9 is a vital part of the state’s efforts …

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Lawyer suspended for threatening to expose intimate photos in court

An Indiana attorney has been suspended for 90 days by the state’s High Court for allegedly using a deposition to threaten to release intimate photos of a woman seeking a protective order against her client. Allen R. Stout has been accused of acting improperly during a deposition and hearing towards …

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JMU to stop requiring vaccinations following Attorney General’s advice | Everyday

James Madison University is taking a cue from a notice issued by the Virginia Attorney General’s Office and no longer requiring students or employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a press release posted on the site. JMU website. “We continue to strongly urge members of the campus community …

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Somers advisers change contact policy, but city attorney must review proposal | Somer

SOMERS — After a heated discussion about what the city charter would allow, the Board of Selectmen recently voted 2-1 in favor of a policy where any of the selectmen — not just the first selectman — can contact staff directly to learn more about various aspects of city operations. …

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Virginia Attorney General Miyares Announces Plan to Cut Delinquent Student Debt Collection Fees in Half

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares announced an internal policy last week that will provide immediate relief to working families and students struggling with student debt. The Office of the Attorney General is legally required to perform debt collection legal services for certain colleges and universities in the …

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Deputy County Attorney Finalist for Associate Judge Seat | News, Sports, Jobs

A Webster County assistant attorney is a finalist for a vacant associate district judge seat in Hamilton, Hardin and Wright counties. Hans Becker, along with private practice attorneys Justin Deppe and Ashley Beisch, were named finalists for the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Derek Johnson to the bench …

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John Kellner, a Republican, is running for Colorado attorney general

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser will have a Republican challenger in November. Eighteenth Judicial District Attorney John Kellner on Thursday became the first Republican to declare his candidacy to challenge Weiser, a Democrat, in November. He announced his candidacy in a Colorado Politics opinion piece. “Right now Colorado is facing …

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Nick Maybanks announces official candidacy as Linn County District Attorney

Linn County’s first deputy prosecutor, Nick Maybanks, is sworn in as Linn County prosecutor Jan. 4 in a ceremony at the Linn County Courthouse in Cedar Rapids. Maybanks will complete Jerry Vander Sanden’s term, which runs until 2022. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette) CEDAR RAPIDS – Nick Maybanks has worked as a …

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Police account of Miami-Dade teen shooting inaccurate, lawyer says – NBC 6 South Florida

Lawyer for 15-year-old who was shot by Miami-Dade police officer says teen was partially paralyzed, police account was inaccurate and shooting was not warranted on the teenager. Vito Corleone Venissee, 15, was shot and killed by a Miami-Dade police sergeant after running from officers as they attempted to arrest him …

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Renville County District Attorney Resigns – West Central Tribune

OLIVIA — Renville County District Attorney David Torgelson has announced he will be stepping down to become an assistant county district attorney, subject to the County Board of Commissioners approving a transition plan. The plan calls for the appointment of an acting county attorney within the county attorney’s office to …

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US Attorney’s Office Releases Annual Report | USAO-SDCA

SAN DIEGO — The United States Attorney’s Office today released its annual report, which details 2021’s top cases and accomplishments that occurred despite extraordinary challenges to law enforcement and federal court operations in the district due to the ongoing pandemic. “I am very proud of our significant accomplishments during another …

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New York Attorney General Outlines Possible Fraud Pattern at Trump Business

New York State Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday night accused Donald J. Trump’s family business of repeatedly misrepresenting the value of its assets to bolster its bottom line, saying in court papers that the company had engaged in “fraudulent or deceptive” practices. The filing came in response to recent …

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Statement by US Attorney Chung on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | USAO-WDPA

PITTSBURGH – United States Attorney Cindy Chung today released the following statement for Martin Luther King. Jr Day. “Each year, America honors the life and vision of a great American: the lifelong dedication of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King to justice, equality and service for the greater …

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Hennepin County District Attorney Mike Freeman defends his office’s work

Hennepin County District Attorney Mike Freeman is defending his office against several mayors and suburban police chiefs who say he has failed to adequately prosecute criminals in the growing violent crime wave. Freeman said last week his office had dedicated additional attorneys to carjacking cases and stepped up prosecutions of …

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Bob Doucette: A question for Attorney General John O’Connor: Who decides the will of God? | Columnists

A large swath of Protestants have made America their home, living alongside Catholics. Non-Christian religions from all over the world have adherents here, worshiping freely. People who don’t believe in God are also protected under the umbrella of the First Amendment. The genius of the First Amendment is its timelessness. …

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Berks County District Attorney Announces 2021 Homicide Report

Berks County District Attorney Announces 2021 Homicide Report – BCTV Skip to content / Articles / Community, Government / by the Berks County District Attorney’s Office January 12, 2022 District Attorney John T. Adams announced that the county recorded eighteen (18) homicides in 2021. Of these eighteen (18) homicides, three …

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UNM LEAF Meets Attorney General’s Office On Divestment Complaint

The official review of the legality of the University of New Mexico Foundation’s indirect investment in fossil fuel companies is underway, and leaders of the UNM for Environmental Action and Foresight do not give up. After a first welcome meeting with the Attorney General’s office on December 17, 2021, during …

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A conflict quickly erupts between the Attorney General and the Police Commissioner

“These policy changes will not only, in themselves, make us more secure; they will also free up resources from the prosecution to focus on violent crime, ”Bragg said in his memo. Among those of greatest concern to Commissioner Sewell was the resistance to arrest directive. She said this would send …

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David Y. Ige | AG Press Release: Hawaii Attorney General Shikada Urges USDA To Increase Competition In Meat Packaging Industry

AG Press Release: Hawaii Attorney General Shikada Urges USDA To Increase Competition In Meat Packaging Industry Posted on January 6, 2022 in Latest department news, Press room HONOLULU – Attorney General Holly T. Shikada joined a bipartisan coalition of 16 attorneys general to make recommendations to the Secretary of the …

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Lawyer – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Lawyer for a man accused of driving his son to a Dallas-area gas station, where the 14-year-old is accused of shooting three teenagers and injuring a fourth, said the father didn’t know her son had a gun. Lawyer Heath Harris told the Dallas Morning News he believed the evidence would …

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No more problems for the alleged killer’s lawyer »TheVoiceBW

DEFENSE LAWYER ABANDONED IN MURDER CASE Not so long ago, his two alleged partners in crime became state witnesses. And now the defense attorney has also withdrawn from representing 36-year-old lawyer David Modise in a murder trial. Modise is charged with the murder of the late CEO of Fairgrounds Holdings, …

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Saratoga Springs mayor to delay hiring of town lawyer – The Daily Gazette

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Early in his tenure as mayor, Ron Kim didn’t seem in a rush to hire a city lawyer, given that he and his deputy, Angela Rella, are lawyers. In an interview ahead of the swearing-in ceremony scheduled for downtown Saturday – which is only accessible to the …

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Worcester District Attorney backs Fitchburg athletics with drug confiscation funds – Sentinel and Enterprise

FITCHBURG – Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. recently donated $ 5,000 to the Fitchburg Sports Department as part of its community reinvestment program for drug confiscation, according to an announcement from the Office of the district attorney. The program uses money seized from drug crimes to fund community initiatives …

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