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SF Will Hire Lawyer to Help Immigrants Facing Deportation
Mission LocalAugust 5, 2014

San Francisco, CA — In a historic move, the San Francisco Public Defender's office has hired a full-time civil immigration attorney to help clients facing deportation or similar consequences, Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today. Francisco ...more »

Man charged in 911 killing arguing for public defender; family posted $450000 ...
Billings GazetteAugust 5, 2014

A man charged with killing a woman while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher — and released from jail on a $450,000 cash bond posted by his family — says he is indigent and is representing himself in a fight for a court-appointed attorney.more »

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Guantanamo Defense Lawyer Resigns, Says U.S. Case Is 'Stacked'
Public Radio EastAugust 31, 2014

And half-way through this process, the U.S. government — the same government that tortures you, the same government that's trying to kill you, the same government that provides the public defender — now gets to control when defense attorneys come and ...more »

Guantanamo Defense Lawyer Resigns, Says U.S. Case Is 'Stacked'
Iowa Public RadioAugust 31, 2014

And half-way through this process, the U.S. government — the same government that tortures you, the same government that's trying to kill you, the same government that provides the public defender — now gets to control when defense attorneys come and ...more »

Attorney general candidates focus on public trust
Washington TimesAugust 31, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - As Utah's two previous top lawmen face charges of bribery and other counts, the candidates running for state attorney general this year promise to repair public trust and reform the scandal-rocked office. Democrat Charles Stormont ...more »

Caseload Issues Cause Delays, Inefficiencies, Public Defender Says
The MissourianAugust 31, 2014

Local public defender Lisa Preddy said she believes her clients receive representation that is in line with their constitutional rights. She says this even though her office is more than 30 percent overcapacity in its caseload. A new study suggests ...more »

Utah attorney general candidates focus on public trust
Salt Lake TribuneAugust 30, 2014

As Utah's two previous top lawmen face charges of bribery and other crimes, the candidates running to replace them as state attorney general this year each promise to repair public trust and reform the scandal-rocked office. "It's the thing that's on ...more »

Utah attorney general candidates focus on public trust
Salt Lake TribuneAugust 30, 2014

As Utah's two previous top lawmen face charges of bribery and other crimes, the candidates running to replace them as state attorney general this year each promise to repair public trust and reform the scandal-rocked office. "It's the thing that's on ...more »

Attorney's report on Cooper not available to public
The Daily AdvertiserAugust 30, 2014

A written report based on an attorney's investigation of Superintendent Pat Cooper won't be available to the public anytime soon. However, the PowerPoint presentation given by attorney Dennis Blunt Thursday is available online. Cooper provided a hard ...more »

Attorney general candidates focus on public trust
Sacramento BeeAugust 30, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY -- As Utah's two previous top lawmen face charges of bribery and other counts, the candidates running for state attorney general this year promise to repair public trust and reform the scandal-rocked office. Democrat Charles Stormont and ...more »

Attorney general candidates focus on public trust
MiamiHerald.comAugust 30, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY -- As Utah's two previous top lawmen face charges of bribery and other counts, the candidates running for state attorney general this year promise to repair public trust and reform the scandal-rocked office. Democrat Charles Stormont and ...more »

Public defender, district attorney sworn in
Jackson SunAugust 30, 2014

Maidson County 26th Judicial District Public Defender George Googe, and District Attorney General Jerry Woodall speak to the Jackson Sun after being sworn in, Friday, August 29, 2014. KENNETH CUMMINGS and NICHOLE MANNA/The Jackson Sun.more »

8 apply to become Tennessee attorney general
The TennesseanAugust 29, 2014

... a partner with the Nashville firm Leader, Bulso & Nolan, which focuses on commercial litigation. • Mark Fulks, 45, is an attorney with the Baker Donelson law firm's Johnson City office, who represents clients in financial, commercial and employment ...more »

Andrews asks court to hold governor and attorney general in violation of state ...
MiamiHerald.com (blog)August 29, 2014

Tallahassee lawyer Steven R. Andrews expanded his public records complaints against Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi on Friday, asking the court to hold the state's top officers in violation of the state's public records laws and seeking ...more »

Attorney general candidates focus on public trust
Daily HeraldAugust 29, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY — As Utah's two previous top lawmen face charges of bribery and other crimes, the candidates running to replace them as state attorney general this year each promise to repair public trust and reform the scandal-rocked office. "It's the ...more »

8 apply to become next Tennessee attorney general; justices to hold public...
The TribuneAugust 29, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Eight candidates submitted applications with the Tennessee Supreme Court by Friday's deadline to be considered for the next eight-year term as state attorney general. Tennessee is the only state where the high court appoints the ...more »

Ray Nagin 'indigent,' needs public defender, lawyer says in withdrawing from case
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.comAugust 29, 2014

... and attorney Robert Jenkins, walk out of federal court in New Orleans after being sentenced to 10 years at Oakdale, LA. a federal prison by U.S. District Judge Helen "Ginger" Berrigan for bribery, wire fraud, money laundering, conspiracy and tax...more »

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