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Reno attorney Joey Gilbert challenges Steve Sisolak for governor

For Joey Gilbert, a Reno criminal trial attorney, former professional boxer and now one of twelve (and counting) Republican gubernatorial candidates, COVID-19 vaccines are still “fauci ouchies,” masks are “face layers” and the actions Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak pledged to fight the pandemic was, and remains, “criminal.” But while his …

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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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Singapore High Court upholds anti-gay law

IREGION NA where governments often ignore or distort their own laws, Singapore stands out for its scrupulous compliance. This is why a recent judgment of its high court has raised eyebrows. On February 28, the Court of Appeal dismissed a challenge brought by three gay rights activists against a colonial-era …

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Justice Department announces task force to prosecute Russian oligarchs

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Wednesday announced the creation of a task force to prosecute billionaire oligarchs who aided President Vladimir V. Putin in his invasion of Ukraine, part of a U.S. effort. United to seize and freeze the assets of those who have violated the sanctions. The task …

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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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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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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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Boston sees spike in requests for recordings — and complaints about responses

Requests for records and subsequent complaints about them continue to pour into Boston in recent years, as the city’s public record hunters in 2021 logged more than 230 appeals to the state. Secretary of State William Galvin’s office, which is the place to file complaints about responses – or lack …

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Facebook expands trial team in fight against FTC, bringing in Davis Polk

The Facebook Meta logo and a 3D printed Facebook logo. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register James Rouhandeh, the law firm’s chief legal officer, appears for Meta’s Facebook account Last month the judge refused to dismiss the case, setting the initial hearing for February 28 …

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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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Donetta Ambrose of Alle-Kiski Valley, Legal Pioneer, Retires from U.S. District Court After 28 Years

For a time in the mid-1970s, Donetta W. Ambrose was the only woman practicing law in Westmoreland County. Then, in 1981, she became the first woman to be elected as a judge of the Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas. Later, after former President Bill Clinton appointed Ambrose as a …

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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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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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O’Melveny appellate law veteran leaves for DOJ legal counsel job

The U.S. Department of Justice building is bathed in morning light at sunrise in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Brad Garcia appointed Associate Deputy Attorney General He joins O’Melveny alumni, including Lisa Monaco, the deputy attorney general The …

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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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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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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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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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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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UNM LEAF Meets Attorney General’s Office On Divestment Complaint

[ad_1] 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, …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Donald Trump and his children Donald Jr and Ivanka are subpoenaed in New York investigation

[ad_1] NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (Reuters) – The New York State Attorney General is demanding that two of Donald Trump’s adult children, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump, testify as part of his civil investigation into the business practices and the company of the same name as the former US …

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Ohio County Commissioner Don Nickerson Appointed to New West Virginia Intermediate Court of Appeals | News, Sports, Jobs

File photo Current Ohio County commissioner Don Nickerson has been appointed one of three judges to the new West Virginia Intermediate Court of Appeals. CHARLESTON – Current Ohio County Commissioner Don Nickerson has taken on a new post – one of the top three judges on the new West Virginia …

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24 HOUR DEADLINE ALERT TO HÖEGH LNG PARTNERS: FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL AND KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMIND INVESTORS of class action deadline against Höegh LNG Partners LP

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS, LA / ACCESSWIRE / December 26, 2021 / Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors with losses greater than $ 100,000 to only have up to December 27, 2021 to file principal plaintiff claims in …

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ALERT TO CHEGG SHAREHOLDERS BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors With Losses In excess of $ 100,000 of Lead Plaintiff’s Delay in Class Action Against Chegg, Inc.

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS, December 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and Partner of KSF, Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have up to February 22, 2022 file principal plaintiff claims in a securities class action lawsuit against …

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$ 2.5 billion earmarked for tribes for long-standing water settlements

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – For more than a decade, residents of the Fort Apache Rural Preserve in eastern Arizona have been promised miles of pipes that would bring clean water to their communities. Now a one-time windfall to help implement the deal could be on its way. The federal infrastructure bill …

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Jan.6 committee calls on GOP lawmaker to provide information: NPR

[ad_1] Rep. Scott Perry, R-Penn., Is the first sitting lawmaker the House committee investigating the January 6 attack has sought to question. Samuel Corum / Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Samuel Corum / Getty Images Rep. Scott Perry, R-Penn., Is the first sitting lawmaker the House committee investigating the …

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Louisiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit to Block COVID Vaccine School Mandate

[ad_1] Louisiana Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry and a Bossier City lawmaker have filed a lawsuit to prevent Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards from adding COVID-19 vaccines to the required list of school vaccines. Landry and Republican State Representative Raymond Crews have filed a complaint with the 19th District Judicial …

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Attorney General Sues Maine Lawyer for “Negligent Misrepresentation” on Billing

Amy Fairfield briefed prosecutors in April 2019, the first day of Jay Mercier’s appeal of his conviction for the murder of Rita St. Peter. David Leaming / Morning Sentry Amy Fairfield, who was at the center of a 2019 Maine Monitor investigation into her law firm’s unusually high billing, is …

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Attorney General: No “For Profit Policing” in North Dakota | Crime-and-Courts

[ad_1] Last year, Burleigh and Morton counties were hot spots for money, vehicles and guns involved in criminal activity. But criminal justice officials say it doesn’t appear that law enforcement agencies are abusing civilian asset confiscation, a legal process that targets property implicated in crimes. The North Dakota attorney general …

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Who is Judge Regina Chu in the Kim Potter trial?

The trial of Kimberly Potter, the former police officer charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Daunte Wright at a traffic stop, is being broadcast live on TV and online. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, few people will be allowed in the courtroom except for the accused, jury, judge …

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Attorney General investigates death of inmate at Essex County Jail

[ad_1] The Attorney General’s office is investigating the death of an inmate on Friday at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark, according to a press release released by the office on Saturday. Essex County Assistant Chief Prosecutor Tom Fennelly and Essex County spokesperson Lauren T. Agnew have confirmed there …

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Lawmakers have long tried to make hate a crime – but there’s little the law can do, advocates say

[ad_1] It has been 40 years since the British Columbia Civil Rights Protection Act was passed in the wake of the rise in crimes against people of color in the province. The law, which prohibits the promotion of hatred, means perpetrators can be fined up to $ 2,000 or up …

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Michigan Attorney General’s Opinion Wrong, Redistributing Advocate Says

[ad_1] An attorney for the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission said Wednesday he disagreed with parts of an attorney general’s opinion that the memos discussed in a closed session of the group should be made public. In a virtual meeting Wednesday with members of the Michigan Press Association, David Fink, …

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Governor’s office rejects request for investigation of Attorney General

[ad_1] Chief attorney for Governor Tony Evers told Kenosha’s Michael Bell that the governor does not have the authority to pursue Bell’s complaint against Attorney General Josh Kaul in connection with the 2004 police murder of the son of Bell. Bell urged Evers in late October to investigate Kaul because, …

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Republican GA candidate risks suspended license

A Republican candidate for attorney general in Minnesota faces a 30-day legal license suspension and further scrutiny of his relationship with a client. Dennis Smith agreed to the recommended license suspension, a payment of $ 900 and two years probation. The discipline stems from a complaint from a legal client, …

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Sublette Examiner | Legislative Update – October 27-28

[ad_1] October 27 Hello Sublette County, it is Albert Sommers who reports to you this Wednesday 27e, Cheyenne and the Special Session of the Wyoming Legislature. This special session was called to address the federal government’s overbreadth regarding the federal mandates on COVID-19 vaccines that have been proposed. Today the …

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Judges Cannot Order Attorney General To Take Cases

[ad_1] JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) – The Mississippi attorney general can take over a case when a local attorney steps down, but the takeover must be voluntary and a judge cannot set deadlines for the job. In a unanimous decision Tuesday, Mississippi Supreme Court justices said a circuit court “acted outside …

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Giuliani associate convicted of campaign finance crimes

[ad_1] NEW YORK – A New York jury on Friday convicted a former associate of Rudy Giuliani for making illegal contributions to an election campaign to influence American politicians and advance his business interests. The verdict was delivered in Manhattan federal court, where Lev Parnas was on trial for more …

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Attorney General Bonta Announces Guilty Plea Of Woman From Norco Charged With Financial Elder Abuse | State of California – Department of Justice

[ad_1] OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced the guilty plea of ​​a woman from Norco, Calif., Accused of committing financial elder abuse against a resident of an assisted living facility in the Riverside County. The defendant, who helped elderly clients with their finances and living conditions, obtained …

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Grain licensing agency, compensation fund, it’s not the same

[ad_1] The articles on Indiana’s Grain Indemnity Fund prompted more questions from farmers. Bruce Kettler, director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, provides answers: There is still confusion about the difference between the grain warehouse licensing agency ISDA and the grain compensation fund. Some farmers think it is a …

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District attorneys refuse to prosecute certain GOP-led laws

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – When Republican lawmakers in Tennessee blocked a policy to ease low-intensity marijuana cases, Nashville’s top prosecutor decided on a workaround: he simply didn’t charge anyone of crime. Meanwhile, in Georgia, the Gwinnett County attorney has vowed not to punish anyone for the crime of distributing …

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Alabama Attorney General Criticizes New Prison Reform Law

[ad_1] MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WSFA) – A prison reform bill was included in the Special Session of the Alabama Prison Construction Plan, which was enacted last week by Governor Kay Ivey. This is part of the solution to respond to the US Department of Justice’s lawsuit against the state citing prison …

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Oregon attorney general sues two counties over gun ordinance

[ad_1] SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Attorney General filed lawsuits Friday against two counties that had passed orders to overturn new statewide gun safety laws and declaring “Second Amendment shrines”. In her lawsuits against Yamhill and Harney counties, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum called on the circuit courts in those …

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Oregon Attorney General Warns About Job Scams | Local News

[ad_1] Recently, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum became aware of several bogus job postings targeting people interested in applying for jobs at the Oregon Department of Justice. Fake job postings are created by scraping legitimate websites, such as LinkedIn, then substituting false information and incorporating links that lead to websites …

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Pennsylvania district attorney charged with rape and assault

[ad_1] Jeffrey Thomas, 36, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of raping and assaulting a woman after entering a house uninvited. A Pennsylvania County prosecutor has been charged with rape and assault after he invaded an uninvited woman’s home and assaulted her before warning her not to call the police. Pennsylvania …

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How blockchain detectives are grabbing digital loot

[ad_1] Paolo Ardoino was at the forefront of one of the biggest cryptocurrency heists of all time. He was inundated with calls and messages in August, warning him of a breach at Poly Network, a platform where users trade tokens between popular cryptocurrencies, such as Ethereum, Binance, and Dogecoin. Hackers …

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South Dakota Attorney General Ravnsborg in Special Session

[ad_1] Enough members of the South Dakota House have signed a petition to call a special session on November 9 to consider the potential impeachment of Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, Speaker of the House Spencer Gosch confirmed on Saturday. The House had to meet a threshold of 47 members to …

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Roswell-based service provider, Carenow Settlement has become the focus of whistleblower lawyer Daniel J. Ocasio and Certified Fraud Examiner, the efforts of Christopher Piacentile

[ad_1] WASHINGTON, September 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Two members of the DJO Whistleblower Law Group, Managing Partner, Daniel Ocasio and Christophe Piacentile, CFE, played a key role in the settlement in Georgia psychotherapy services to resolve allegations of false allegations. A leader in the representation of whistleblowers. (PRNewsfoto …

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Historic DOJ week was more about restoration than reform

[ad_1] (Reuters) – It has been a hectic week at the US Department of Justice. Beginning last Monday, the DOJ announced a list of new policies that represent a historic extension of its mission to protect civil and constitutional rights and a turning point from the Trump administration’s ultra-conservative approach …

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Attorney General discusses tenancy issues at FCLLA meeting | New

[ad_1] Attorney General Leslie Rutledge was the guest speaker at the Faulkner County Landlord’s Association (FCLLA) monthly meeting on Thursday afternoon, where she helped answer some questions from members in attendance. She answered a member’s question about the biggest complaints Rutledge has heard from tenants and landlords. When it comes …

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TB Attorney General warns of Storm Henri price hikes

[ad_1] Attorney General William Tong has warned Connecticut consumers to be vigilant for price hikes and price hikes as they stock up on emergency supplies due to Storm Henry. Tong reminded residents and business owners that during states of emergency, price hikes are illegal and that include in-demand items such …

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8th Homer delivers mixed victory over Iowa ‘ag-gag’ law

(Reuters) – Key piece of Iowa’s 2012 “ag-gag” law passes constitutional rally, a federal appeals court held Tuesday in a blow to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and other organizations that conduct undercover investigators in agricultural facilities. Iowa’s ban on using false …

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Edgewood Woman Complaints Lawyers Representing Town | Local News

A woman from Edgewood has filed an ethics complaint against two attorneys representing the city, claiming they violated conflict of interest laws in two separate actions involving the city. In the first case, according to complainant Karen Kiser, Edgewood’s attorneys, Marcus Rael and Jessica Nixon, represented both the town and …

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U.S. prosecutor to announce arrests – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Four people have been arrested in connection with a suspected North Coast drug ring that flooded communities with fentanyl, Massachusetts Acting Attorney General Nathaniel Mendell said on Wednesday. Mendell said federal agents arrested Vincent Caruso and three associates on Wednesday for flooding communities across the North Shore and as …

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Legal Elite Up & Comers -2021 | Florida Trend’s legal elite

[ad_1] Akre, Alexandra Eileen • Ausley McMullen • Tallahassee • Civil lawsuit Anderson Pitre, Dianne Marie • Saxena White PA • Boca Raton • Commercial Litigation Arnold, Casey William • Fisher, Tousey, Leas & Ball • Jacksonville • Commercial litigation Aronovitz, Cary Oren • Holland & Knight LLP • Miami …

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Attorney General Warns Against Phone Scams | News, Sports, Jobs

[ad_1] New York Attorney General Letitia James reminds New Yorkers statewide to stay vigilant against an upsurge in phone scams seeking to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers. An increase in reported complaints has shown fraudsters using a phone scam again in which fraudsters pose as a utility customer service representative …

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Florida Democrat: Kraken lawyer group operates illegally

[ad_1] Florida Democratic official who controls charity scams said a group led by one of the top lawyers in former President Donald Trump’s campaign plot is illegally seeking donations in the state Through TERRY SPENCER Associated Press June 18, 2021, 7:16 PM • 4 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare …

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AP Exclusive: State Bar Investigates Texas Attorney General | Us news

[ad_1] DALLAS (AP) – The Texas Bar Association is investigating whether State Attorney General Ken Paxton’s unsuccessful efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election based on false allegations of fraud constituted professional misconduct. The Texas State Bar initially refused to take up a complaint by a Democratic Party activist that …

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Opinion: E. Jean Carroll by Merrick Garland

[ad_1] But to all those who are hoping that Barr’s replacement Merrick Garland methodically mends the deep structural damage done by his predecessor: don’t hold your breath. Garland clearly hopes to restore the Department of Justice to its rightful place as the unique bulwark of our government’s independence. But he’s …

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Alabama Attorney General Running For Re-election

[ad_1] Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall will run for a second term as Alabama’s 48th Attorney General. MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Editor’s Note: The attached video was posted in November 2020 when a Confederate monument was removed from outside the Madison County Courthouse in Huntsville. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall will …

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