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Embassies, consulates closed; Public attorney's office to stay open in DubaiAdachi critique of Ferguson prosecutor spotlights a discounted eyewitnessSF Public Defender Speaks Out Against “biased legal and ethical decisions” In ...Carroll County public defender steps down'Life fulfilled': State's 1st public defender diesStamford public defender grows garlic while not tending to crimeFormer attorney general's contact with Pam Bondi's office raises questionsPAC to ask Attorney General whether whistleblower can attend public hearingAccused killer's attorney asks to be removedSF Public Defender calls refusal to indict Ferguson killer cop legal, ethical ...Public defender to represent social worker charged with smoking crack with ...Immigration court's tight deadlines frustrate attorneysAttorney General's Office Gives Cyber-Monday AdviceDon Schweihs steps down as Jo Daviess/Carroll County public defenderJudge dismisses attorney's lawsuit against Brennan

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Democrat Swanson wins 3rd term as attorney general
Winona Daily NewsNovember 5, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota voters have re-elected Lori Swanson to a third term as attorney general, extending the DFL Party's 43-year lock on the office. Swanson defeated GOP state Sen. Scott Newman of Hutchinson. Swanson campaigned on her ...more »

Attorney: Public may never know what Wilder did wrong
Dothan FirstNovember 7, 2014

The Dothan school board attorney said Friday that the allegations against suspended superintendent Tim Wilder might never be made public. Jere Segrest said during a press conference that the board is trying to protect Wilder's rights and what he is ...more »

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Embassies, consulates closed; Public attorney's office to stay open in Dubai
Emirates 24/7November 30, 2014

“We have opened a number of public attorney officers. We have also facilitated procedures and transformed them into electronic services. We have also authorised a number of lawyers to provide public attorney services for court's dealers to get these ...more »

Adachi critique of Ferguson prosecutor spotlights a discounted eyewitness
SFGate (blog)November 30, 2014

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi's scathing criticism of a Missouri prosecutor in the Michael Brown case accuses the attorney of unethically manipulating a grand jury into giving a white police officer a free pass for the fatal shooting of the ...more »

SF Public Defender Speaks Out Against “biased legal and ethical decisions” In ...
The San Francisco AppealNovember 29, 2014

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi spoke out today in opposition to a grand jury's decision Monday not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Adachi said that after ...more »

Carroll County public defender steps down
SaukValley.comNovember 29, 2014

Don Schweihs, 62, became public defender for Carroll and Jo Daviess counties in 2000 after having been an assistant state's attorney for 2 years in Jo Daviess. He has continued to represent indigent defendants in both counties while maintaining his ...more »

'Life fulfilled': State's 1st public defender dies
The News HeraldNovember 29, 2014

Virgil Q. Mayo, of Blountstown, died Monday at age 90. Mayo was appointed the first public defender in the 14th Judicial Circuit, which consists of Bay and the five surrounding counties, after the landmark Gideon v. Wainwright case of 1963. Mayo would ...more »

Stamford public defender grows garlic while not tending to crime
The AdvocateNovember 28, 2014

Barry Butler, Stamford's lead public defender, plants hundreds of cloves of garlic at his father's home in Trumbull, Conn., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. Butler is an avid organic garlic grower and supplies garlic seed stock to hundreds of friends and court ...more »

Former attorney general's contact with Pam Bondi's office raises questions
Tampabay.comNovember 28, 2014

In addition, he said he qualifies for one of the law's exemptions: lawyers who represent a client in a judicial or formal administrative proceeding don't need to register. McCollum said that when he met with Bondi's staff to discuss Royal Caribbean, it ...more »

PAC to ask Attorney General whether whistleblower can attend public hearing
Irish ExaminerNovember 27, 2014

PAC to ask Attorney General whether whistleblower can attend public hearing. Share on facebook? Share on twitter? Share on google_plusone_share; More Sharing Services. Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 10:52 AM. The Public Accounts Committee is to ...more »

Accused killer's attorney asks to be removed
WJXT JacksonvilleNovember 27, 2014

Public defender Fred Gazaleh's request was denied by a judge, but that decision is expected to be appealed. Gazaleh argued he can no longer represent Smith because of a conflict within his office resulting from another inmate coming forward claiming to ...more »

SF Public Defender calls refusal to indict Ferguson killer cop legal, ethical ...
San Francisco Bay ViewNovember 27, 2014

San Francisco – After reviewing the transcripts and evidence released Tuesday, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi released the following statement today on the grand jury's decision against indicting police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting ...more »

Public defender to represent social worker charged with smoking crack with ...
AL.comNovember 26, 2014

The judge issued an order finding that Williams could not afford to hire an attorney and appointed the Jefferson County Public Defender to represent her. Williams' next court appearance is set for Jan. 21. She was arrested by Hoover police officers ...more »

Immigration court's tight deadlines frustrate attorneys
Minnesota Public Radio NewsNovember 26, 2014

Lawyers across the nation are scrambling to piece together how President Barack Obama's recent executive action on immigration will affect their clients. But so far, not much has changed for Central American minors who fled their home countries for the ...more »

Attorney General's Office Gives Cyber-Monday Advice
Wyoming Public MediaNovember 26, 2014

Next Monday is the biggest online shopping day of the year, and that makes it ripe for scams and identity theft. Credit card information, bank accounts and other personal information is more accessible to scammers through insecure websites. Wyoming ...more »

Don Schweihs steps down as Jo Daviess/Carroll County public defender
The Rock River TimesNovember 26, 2014

GALENA, Illinois — Forty years ago, Don Schweihs was working his way through college. His job as a brakeman on the Chicago Northwestern Railroad had long and varied hours. Attending college part-time was difficult. A job offer came along that was a ...more »

Judge dismisses attorney's lawsuit against Brennan
Livingston DailyNovember 26, 2014

"The good news ... is that I believe this independent judge was persuaded of the importance of transparency for the benefit of the public. … "Transparency is going to help all of us to monitor our courts and, truthfully, it will help the judges to be ...more »

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