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Attorney General Andy Beshear educates public about scams - Tri ...Judge won't let Lee drop attorney in homicide case | Local News ...Easter Sunday murder suspect hires high-powered attorney | Crime ...Pay raises for prosecutors, public defenders and judges on docket at state CapitolChapo Lawyers Demand to See What Prosecutors Told JudgeFederal prosecutor found dead on Hollywood Beach was devoted to public servicePublic defender's office urges those with warrants to seek legal adviceReynolds' Legal Counsel Named as Iowa's Next Public DefenderLawyers Ask Supreme Court To Support Public Defender Pay IncreaseLawyers groups seek pay increase for lawyers taking public defender casesLawyers groups seek pay increase for lawyers taking public defender casesSJC sides with public defenders in Lowell Drug Court flapDefense wants out-of-town jurors to visit I-75 fatal crash site for upcoming trialDivided board hires new criminal law firm. How will it affect cases in Merced?Public Defender Launches Immigration Unit To Defend Residents At Risk Of Deportation

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Deputy attorney general's role puzzles some observers
Chicago TribuneMay 11, 2017

Some associates took to parsing the words of the memo, which did not directly call for Comey to be fired but said that the FBI "is unlikely to regain public and congressional trust until it has a Director who understands the gravity of the mistakes and ...more »

Meet Philadelphia's Progressive Candidate for DA: An Interview with Larry Krasner
The InterceptMay 16, 2017

But an unconventional candidate has shaken up this race: a criminal defense and civil rights attorney who has never prosecuted a case but instead spent his career defending poor people and protesters and suing the police. The Intercept met with Larry ...more »

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Attorney General Andy Beshear educates public about scams - Tri ...
14 News WFIE EvansvilleMay 31, 2017

Seniors are the targets of scams more now than ever before- at least that's what Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says. He stopped by Owensboro to ...more »

Judge won't let Lee drop attorney in homicide case | Local News ...
Sunbury Daily ItemMay 31, 2017

LEWISBURG — Robert Lee doesn't want public defender Brian Ulmer to defend him on a homicide count, but a Union County judge's ruling Wednesday leaves ...more »

Easter Sunday murder suspect hires high-powered attorney | Crime ...
Santa Maria Times (subscription)May 31, 2017

Jorge Fernandez Tovar, 26, accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend Elyse Erwin, has hired a high-powered, private attorney to represent his case. No pleas were ...more »

Pay raises for prosecutors, public defenders and judges on docket at state Capitol
Madison.comMay 31, 2017

The Legislature's budget committee approved raises for prosecutors, public defenders and judges Wednesday, though not at levels requested by those groups. The Joint Finance Committee also rejected Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate the Parole ...more »

Chapo Lawyers Demand to See What Prosecutors Told Judge
Daily BeastMay 31, 2017

They asked a federal judge to moderate such requests and order prosecutors to give them a summary of those conversations. Attorneys Michelle Gelernt, Michael Schneider, and Edward Zas—public defenders who represent one of the world's richest men, ...more »

Federal prosecutor found dead on Hollywood Beach was devoted to public service
Miami HeraldMay 27, 2017

He had that prosecutor's passion,” said his friend, Miami lawyer Daniel Garcia, who traveled with Whisenant when they took depositions together in asbestos cases around Florida. “All I know is, he was so young and could have continued doing so much ...more »

Public defender's office urges those with warrants to seek legal advice
Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderMay 26, 2017

WILKES-BARRE — As county officials begin a crackdown, the Luzerne County Public Defender's Office is encouraging those with warrants to seek legal advice. Doing so, according to Chief Public Defender Steven M. Greenwald, could keep wanted people ...more »

Reynolds' Legal Counsel Named as Iowa's Next Public Defender
U.S. News & World ReportMay 26, 2017

Reynolds' Legal Counsel Named as Iowa's Next Public Defender. An attorney who served as counsel to Gov. Kim Reynolds when she was No. 2 to former Gov. Terry Branstad has been named the state's next public defender. | May 26, 2017, at 11:02 a.m..more »

Lawyers Ask Supreme Court To Support Public Defender Pay Increase
Wisconsin Public Radio NewsMay 25, 2017

Private lawyers who represent low-income clients in Wisconsin are asking the state Supreme Court to support their first pay raise in decades. Private lawyers are hired when the Wisconsin State Public Defender's Office has a full workload or other ...more »

Lawyers groups seek pay increase for lawyers taking public defender cases
Madison.comMay 25, 2017

A group of Wisconsin lawyers filed a petition Thursday asking that the state Supreme Court increase the pay rate for private lawyers representing indigent clients through state Public Defender appointments, because a crisis is looming that could find ...more »

Lawyers groups seek pay increase for lawyers taking public defender cases
Madison.comMay 25, 2017

A group of Wisconsin lawyers filed a petition Thursday asking that the state Supreme Court increase the pay rate for private lawyers representing indigent clients through state Public Defender appointments, because a crisis is looming that could find ...more »

SJC sides with public defenders in Lowell Drug Court flap
Lowell SunMay 25, 2017

LOWELL -- The Supreme Judicial Court on Wednesday unanimously sided with public defenders who sued Lowell District Court Judge Thomas Brennan when he banned a public defender from participating in the drug court. State law says only public ...more »

Defense wants out-of-town jurors to visit I-75 fatal crash site for upcoming trial
Chattanooga Times Free PressMay 24, 2017

Public defenders for the truck driver charged with killing six people in an Interstate 75 crash want out-of-town jurors to visit the crime scene during his upcoming trial to "get a lay of the land." "It's highly relevant," attorney Erinn O'Leary said ...more »

Divided board hires new criminal law firm. How will it affect cases in Merced?
Merced Sun-StarMay 24, 2017

A divided Merced County Board of Supervisors awarded a $9.4 million legal services contract to a Madera law firm on Tuesday, over the protests of numerous Merced-area attorneys who warned that changing defense firms could throw dozens of cases into ...more »

Public Defender Launches Immigration Unit To Defend Residents At Risk Of Deportation
HoodlineMay 24, 2017

The San Francisco Public Defender's Office announced that a new legal team—tasked with defending local residents who are locked in detention and facing deportation charges—is launching today. The unit started their work right away: today, they went ...more »

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