Schiff says Bill Barr no longer deserves 'attorney general' title: More of a 'personal attorney' for POTUS  Fox News

Attorney General William Barr has not left his post in the Trump administration but House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif, says he no ...


Huntington Beach approves pay raises for city attorney and 2 staff attorneys  Los Angeles Times

Huntington Beach City Attorney Michael Gates and two staff attorneys will receive salary increases starting July 1.


Meek Mill: Philadelphia district attorney wants new trial for rapper also known as Robert Rihmeek Williams  CBS News

Philadelphia's top prosecutor called for a new trial and judge for rapper Meek Mill on Wednesday. District Attorney Larry Krasner said the former judge who ...


Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoes measure limiting Iowa attorney general's power to join multi-state lawsuits  Des Moines Register

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday vetoed legislation that would have limited the powers of the Iowa attorney general's office, in exchange for a promise from the ...


War Crimes, Pardons and the Attorney General  Lawfare

President Trump's consultation with the Justice Department regarding potential pardons for war crimes has raised concerns. But history teaches that the ...


Attorney appeals ruling to fix charter amendment by ordinance  KLFY

Attorney Lane Roy represents the Lafayette Parish residents who disagree with the district judge's ruling that the LCG Home Rule Charter amendment mistakes ...


Ocasio-Cortez makes endorsement for Queens district attorney | TheHill  The Hill

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is throwing her support behind progressive Tiffany Cabán in a hotly-contested primary for Queens district attorney.


Indiana attorney general misconduct decision months away  South Bend Tribune

INDIANAPOLIS — A decision is at least five months away on whether Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill could face sanctions up to disbarment as an attorney ...


Brenda Yaskal to return as Columbia County District Attorney following appointment by Evers  Portage Daily Register

Former Columbia County Assistant District Attorney Brenda Yaskal will return to lead the prosecutor's office in Portage.


Peter's Take: Theo Stamos for Commonwealth's Attorney  ARLnow

Peter's Take is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ...


Attorney Michael Avenatti denies misappropriating funds meant for Stormy Daniels  KIRO Seattle

In a statement posted Wednesday to Twitter, attorney Michael Avenatti denied he misappropriated funds meant for his client, adult film star Stormy Daniels, in her ...


Attorney General Barr puts former intel bosses on notice | TheHill  The Hill

The attorney general has signaled that examining the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation extends beyond the FBI.


State is unlawfully holding 13-year-old boy at Long Creek, attorney alleges  Press Herald

An attorney for a 13-year-old Maine boy says he is being illegally detained at the state's only youth prison after a judge ruled he is not competent to stand trial.


Jeffrey Rosen officially sworn in as deputy attorney general | TheHill  The Hill

Jeffrey Rosen was officially sworn in as deputy attorney general Wednesday, replacing Rod Rosenstein as the Justice Departments second-highest official.


Paula Reed Ward Zappala retains seat as district attorney  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The issues at the core of this year's Democratic primary for Allegheny County District Attorney included the handling of the trial for the East Pittsburgh police ...


Attorney: Slender Man stabber's confession should not have been allowed in trial  WISN Milwaukee

The legal team for one of the girls tried in the Slender Man stabbing case is arguing her confession should not have been admissible during the trial. Morgan ...


Lawyer Daniel Cameron wins Republican primary for attorney general  Courier Journal

Daniel Cameron won a hotly contested Republican primary election for Kentucky attorney general Tuesday, defeating Wil Schroder and setting up a November ...


State Attorney completes review regarding possible Sunshine Law violation by Milton Mayor  WEAR

A review into whether or not Milton Mayor Heather Lindsay violated a Sunshine Law has determined no violation occurred. This comes after Mayor Lindsay ...


Ethics Complaint Against Jeff McKay To Be Sent To Police, Attorney General  WAMU 88.5

In Fairfax County, a candidate running against Jeff McKay for Chair of the Board of Supervisors says he plans to elevate his ethics complaint alleging McKay ...


Court stays suspension for attorney  Youngstown Vindicator

Staff report. COLUMBUS. The Ohio Supreme Court suspended city attorney James Vivo's law license for six months – all of which was stayed – after finding he ...


Democrats go with prosecutor Terry Houck for Northampton County district attorney  Allentown Morning Call

Long-time prosecutor Terry Houck was well on his way Tuesday night to clinching the Democratic nomination in the race for Northampton County District ...


Mueller Judge Unseals Attorney-Client Ruling That Aided Prosecutors | National Law Journal  Law.com

The newly unsealed opinion was heavily blacked-out to conceal the identities of the attorney and the individual at issue along with the substance of their email ...


Former US attorney gives up his law license after he's convicted for stalking  ABA Journal

Image from Shutterstock.com. A former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia has surrendered his law license after his January conviction on two ...


Attorney: Burleson County authorities are missing critical documents in case  KBTX

The attorney for a former Burleson County inmate says critical documents for her client's case are missing.


Longtime employee accuses St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner of race-based firing  STLtoday.com

ST. LOUIS — A longtime employee of the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office claimed in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday that she was fired by Circuit Attorney ...


Scott Falk, attorney and chair of Chicago Humanities Festival, dies at 55  Chicago Tribune

Scott Falk, an attorney who specialized in mergers and acquisitions and was active with the Chicago Humanities Festival and the Red Cross, died May 17 at 55.


Businessman linked to attorney Mike Morse pleads guilty to tax crime  Detroit Free Press

A metro Detroit businessman who insurance companies Allstate and State Farm have linked to high-profile attorney Mike Morse took a plea deal.


Murder suspect Carver gets new attorney  Wilmington News Journal, OH

Two lawyers assigned to represent a New Vienna man accused of raping and murdering his girlfriend withdrew from the case on Wednesday and a state public ...


Inquiries Into Reckless Loans to Taxi Drivers Ordered by State Attorney General and Mayor  The New York Times

The New York attorney general's office said Monday it had opened an inquiry into more than a decade of lending practices that left thousands of immigrant taxi ...


Former U.S. Attorney Convicted Of Stalking, Will Give Up Law License  Above the Law

The long legal career of Richard Thompson is officially over. The once-prominent lawyer was the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, but ...


Attorney General: Parts of election law passed during lame duck session unconsitutional  Fox 2 Detroit

Michigan's Attorney General has issued an opinion stating an election law passed in 2018 is unconstutional.


Judge denies new attorney in Independence woman's murder case  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

INDEPENDENCE – A judge has turned down an Independence woman's request for a new court-appointed attorney to defend her against charges she killed ...


Wicomico parts ways with county attorney  Delmarva Daily Times

The Wicomico County Council voted not to retain Paul Wilber as county attorney on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.


U.S. attorney: Morgan fraud 'strikes at very heart of the banking industry'  Buffalo News

The charges against Robert Morgan are the latest chapter in a prosecution that has already ensnared his former chief operating officer and his nephew.


District judge who shot husband on paid leave during attorney general investigation  PennLive

A Dauphin County district judge is on leave while the attorney general's office investigates whether she was justified in shooting her estranged husband.


Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow encouraged him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016  The Washington Post

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former longtime personal attorney, told a House panel during closed-door hearings earlier this year that he had been ...


Star attorney and Napa Valley vintner plead guilty in college admissions scandal  Los Angeles Times

Two more parents, star lawyer Gordon Caplan and Napa Valley vintner Agustin Huneeus Jr., pleaded guilty to taking part in a college admissions fraud.


District Attorney: No charges in fatal OIS against man swinging metal chain -  KUSI

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The District Attorney's office said a San Diego Police officer who shot and killed a man swinging a heavy metal chain toward him will not be ...


Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch Denies She Pushed James Comey to Downplay Probe Into Clinton Emails  The Root

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, testifying before Congress last year about how the probe into Hillary Clinton's email use was handled, said she ...


Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Scores Win Against NY Attorney General  Bitcoinist

Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex has secured a temporary reprieve in its ongoing legal tussle against the New York Attorney General's (NYAG) office.


Utah Attorney General wants beta-test of body scanner that detects concealed weapons  ABC 4

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is looking to beta-test 3D body-scanning technology developed by the Massachusetts ...


US Attorney: Man used Topeka teacher's identity to post sexual ads on Craigslist  KWCH

A Topeka man Tuesday pleaded guilty to charges in connection with a crime involving the use of a Topeka teacher's identity to post sexual *content* on Craigslist ...


Macon District Attorney calls "heartbeat" law unconstitutional  41 NBC News

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Macon's District Attorney says he's staying true to his oath by not prosecuting cases under Georgia's new 'heartbeat' law.


The Latest: Attorney General Backs Pipeline Trespass Law  U.S. News & World Report

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a legal challenge to a law that stiffened penalties for trespassing near pipelines (all times local):


Worth Co. BOE attorney, Tommy Coleman, comments on Calhoun’s complaint  WALB

Coleman says the school system was informed of the complaint through media sources on Tuesday.


Baltimore Police hires two key deputies, including one who accused State's Attorney Mosby of lying under oath  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison continued shaking up his department Tuesday, naming two outsiders to key positions. One will oversee ...


Attorney General says new law covering petition drives is unconstitutional  WILX-TV

Dana Nessel's legal opinion carries the weight of law unless the Michigan Supreme Court overrules her.


Journalist says Harris's record as state attorney general won't hurt her in primary | TheHill  The Hill

Journalist Emma Vigeland predicted on Wednesday that Sen. Kamala Harris's (D-Calif.) record as a prosecutor won't negatively impact her in the 2020 ...


R. Kelly’s new attorney says, ‘Enough is enough’  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — R. Kelly's new lawyer, Raed Shalabi, is demanding a level playing field after the Lifetime Network aired multiple shows featuring alleged victims of ...


Attorney says Maine is illegally detaining 13-year-old  Bangor Daily News

The teenager has been detained at Long Creek Youth Development Center since December on charges that include assaulting an officer.. Maine news, sports ...


Carter-Smith's lawyer in corruption case wants to withdraw because she can't pay fees  Tallahassee.com

The attorney for Paige Carter-Smith, who was indicted last year along with City Commissioner Scott Maddox, wants to withdraw as her counsel because she ...


Will County State's Attorney's Office indicates Bruce Carter case still open  The Herald-News

The Will County State's Attorney's Office's response to a Freedom of Information Act request indicated there still was an “open investigation” related to a ...


"Really smart" FL man in college admission scam changes attorneys, accused of not paying legal fees  ABC Action News

The Tampa-based attorney representing the Florida man in the college admission scam has withdrawn from the case.


Rashida Tlaib advises Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to lawyer up for role in 'cover up'  USA TODAY

Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin that, as an attorney, she "would be remiss" if she did not counsel him to seek "personal legal advice" ...


Creve Coeur attorney suspended for inappropriate relationship - News  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — The Illinois Supreme Court ordered that a Creve Coeur attorney be suspended from practicing law for 30 days for engaging in a sexual relationship ...


Assistant Attorney General Williams: Violent crime is declining -- DOJ is working to make America even safer  Fox News

New FBI statistics show a sustained reduction in violent crime, and with new effective programs, the Department of Justice is working hard to ensure the trend ...


R. Kelly Wants Defense Attorney Who Got Michael Jackson Acquitted to Join Legal Team  The Blast

R. Kelly is hoping he can persuade one of the top criminal defense lawyers in the country to join his legal team, and figures since the guy successfully got ...


Former FWPD Chief's Attorney Calls Firing Retaliation, Accuses City of Destroying Evidence  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Former Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald is coming out swinging after being fired on Monday. His attorney says the firing is retaliation for his blowing the ...


Utah attorney general signs on to beta test new AI tech that detects concealed weapons  KSL.com

Utah\u2019s attorney general has signed his office up to beta test a new tech that uses artificial intelligence to detect concealed weapons.


Vaping madness: Attorney General Rutledge weighs in  Arkansas Times

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today issued a news release on the “vicious trend of vaping.” She encouraged adults to be watchful and educate younger ...


Attorney: A will can save money in the long run  WOODTV.com

A Grand Rapids-based attorney says drawing a will isn't cheap, but it's worth it.


Onyshkos' attorney asks jury to award $9.6 million in action against NCAA  Observer-Reporter

Matthew Onyshko and his wife, Jessica, who filed a complaint claiming a sports governing body failed to warn him of the dangers of playing college football, are ...


Cohen transcripts show Trump's attorney told him to lie to Congress  MSNBC

According to newly released transcripts, Michael Cohen told the House Intelligence Committee that Trump attorney Jay Sekulow encouraged Cohen to lie to ...


Federal judge dismisses trooper's lawsuit against former attorney general, state police  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed allegations by a state trooper that former Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and former state police Col.


Uber drivers' attorney who led misclassification lawsuit now running for US Senate  Staffing Industry Analysts

The attorney known for launching class-action lawsuits against Uber Technologies Inc. and other human cloud platform firms over the issue of worker ...


Warning issued to owner of Wellness Walk-In Tubs; District Attorney rejects criminal case  KOAA 5

More people with physical disabilities are coming forward following an April 2019 News 5 investigation into a shower and tub remodeling company. Customers ...


Governor, attorney general among statewide races in Kentucky  WPSD Local 6

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Candidates in Kentucky's primary election are seeking party nominations in the governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other ...


Joe Tacopina - Celebrity Attorney  CBS Sports Radio

The well-known celebrity attorney who's represented A-Rod for years and now is handling a class-action complaint from the same spa incident that ensnared ...


District attorney drops misdemeanor charges against former Maine lawmaker  Press Herald

AUGUSTA — Lincoln County District Attorney Natasha Irving has dismissed misdemeanor charges against a former state lawmaker who failed to disclose a ...


El Paso District Attorney seeking death penalty for Thanksgiving Day murders  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - District Attorney Jaime Esparza will seek the death penalty for the man accused of gunning down a family on Thanksgiving Day.


SF District Attorney Gascón questions SF police raid on journalist  San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón on Monday questioned the police raid of a journalist's home earlier this month, saying he “can't imagine a ...


Some San Francisco Leaders Back Raid on a Journalist. District Attorney Candidates Disagree.  The New York Times

Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here's the sign-up.) In the days after San Francisco police officers barged into the home of a freelance ...


Michigan’s lame-duck GOP ballot law is unconstitutional, state attorney general opines  Washington Post

Michigan's attorney general said Wednesday that a Republican-enacted law making it harder to put proposals on the ballot is unconstitutional. Democrat Dana ...


There isn't enough evidence to charge a New Berlin man for the homicide of his wife, attorney says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

NEW BERLIN - James E. Farris did not intend to kill his wife, nor is there enough evidence that he caused her death, his defense attorney contends in a motion.


Texas prosecutors want to keep low-level criminals out of overcrowded jails. Top Republicans and police aren't happy.  The Texas Tribune

Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot ignited a firestorm of controversy when he announced he wouldn't prosecute some low-level crimes, including ...


Wigginton admits to affair, but stands by record as U.S. Attorney for Southern Illinois  Belleville News-Democrat

Steve Wigginton an ex US Attorney for the District of Southern Illinois admitted to an extramarital affair with a subordinate that led to a sexual harassment ...


Indiana attorney general files lawsuit against family that founded major opioid manufacturer  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana's attorney general has announced that he's fighting back against the opioid crisis that's affecting thousands of Hoosier families.


Maine lawyer accused of stealing from 2nd nonprofit  Bangor Daily News

A suspended lawyer charged with theft from a charitable organization in August 2018 was charged with theft from a second nonprofit on May 16.. Maine news ...


Attorney: Ex-Canon-McMillan wrestler's gun pointed at cops wasn't loaded  TribLIVE

The lawyer for a 19-year-old former Canon-McMillan champion wrestler said his client did not intend to harm three police officers who shot him at his North ...


ELECTION 2019: Former district attorney unseats Rega | News  Indiana Gazette

BLAIRSVILLE — Bob Bell dethroned incumbent Magisterial District Judge Jennifer J. Rega Tuesday night by winning both the Republican and Democrat ...


Attorney for Ohio State athletes making sexual-abuse claims says many are ex-football players  USA TODAY

Attorney preparing lawsuit against Ohio State for ex-athletes claiming sexual abuse by team physician says most of his clients were football players.


Georgia District Attorneys Vow Not To Enforce 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill  HuffPost

District attorneys for five of Georgia's most populous counties vowed not to prosecute people who get abortions under the extreme anti-abortion “heartbeat” bill ...


Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow instructed him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016  Washington Post

Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress ...


Kentucky Primary: Republican Attorney General candidates vie for votes  WAVE 3

Republican candidates for Attorney General have run highly-visible campaigns seeking to draw support from any remaining undecided voters.


Attorney Kevin Abramovitz gets probation in overdose death coverup  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Pittsburgh defense attorney who pleaded guilty to covering up a man's overdose death nearly two years ago will serve five years probation, including two ...


Austin Knudsen enters race for attorney general  Great Falls Tribune

Former Republican House Speaker Austin Knudsen announced on social media Monday that he is running for Montana attorney general in 2020.


Former US Attorney in Georgia Surrenders Law License After Conviction for Stalking | Daily Report  Law.com

The Supreme Court of Georgia on Monday formally terminated the law license of attorney Richard S. Thompson, a former U.S. attorney of the Southern District of ...


Attorney: Texas Rangers assisting with Burleson County investigation  KBTX

The attorney for a local man on life support after he was picked up on a misdemeanor charge of public intoxication in Burleson County has confirmed the Texas ...


Attorney General Barr Appoints U.S. Attorney To Investigate Russia Probe Origins  NPR

Attorney General Barr has tasked U.S. Attorney John Durham with investigating the origins of the Russia probe. Durham will look into the intelligence gathering ...


SURPRISE: The Media Is Misrepresenting The Attorney General's Letter To Adam Schiff  The Daily Wire

If you have been reading media headlines about Attorney General William Barr sending a letter to Rep.


Ex-Macomb attorney prosecuted alleged sex offenders. Now she's representing R. Kelly  Detroit Free Press

Nicole Blank Becker was head of the sex crimes unit at the Macomb County Prosecutor's Office. Now, she's on the defense team for R&B singer R. Kelly.


Republican Joins Democrats' Louder Calls for Impeachment as Former White House Attorney Defies Subpoena  CBN News

On Capitol Hill today, a no show. At the request of President Trump, former White House attorney Don McGahn is defying a subpoena to testify before Congress ...


District attorneys near Atlanta vow not to prosecute women who get abortions | TheHill  The Hill

District attorneys across the Atlanta area have vowed not to prosecute women who seek an abortion despite Georgia's new fetal “heartbeat” abortion ban.


Jackson attorney Richard Montague dies in Florida  WJTV

Jackson bankruptcy attorney Richard Montague died tragically in Florida.


Chris Wallace: Attorney General Barr Is Protecting This President And Advocating For His Interests  RealClearPolitics

"FOX News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace reacts to Attorney General Bill Barr's interview with FNC's Bill Hemmer. SANDRA SMITH, FOX NEWS: Let's bring if ...


Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse  The Associated Press

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Administrators at Ohio State University should release the names of all coaches, trainers and personnel who knew of but failed to act on ...


Texas Attorney General: Congress is a 'brick wall' stopping Trump from addressing border crisis  Fox News

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton believes there are ways to solve the border crisis placing a heavy burden on his home state, but President Trump and his ...


York County district judge and criminal defense attorney partner to open CBD store  York Daily Record

Jay Whittle, a criminal defense attorney in York County, and District Judge Ronald Haskell Jr. are opening a franchise of CBD American Shaman.


The Justice Department Spent Nearly Two Years Fighting To Hide The Identity Of A US Attorney Accused Of Misconduct  BuzzFeed News

A federal judge ordered DOJ to release the now-former US attorney's name after BuzzFeed News sued.


Joe Biden to attend fundraiser at Orlando attorney John Morgan's home Tuesday  Fox 35 Orlando

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden is expected to attend a fundraiser hosted by Orlando attorney John Morgan on Tuesday night.