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  United States Attorney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa
U.S. Attorney for the District of New Hampshire
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_Attorney   (871 words)

 Tennessee Attorney General
The attorney general is appointed by justices of the Tennessee Supreme Court for an eight-year term.
The attorney general is assisted by a chief deputy, who is responsible for coordinating and supervising the work of the office, including review of substantive work, general management of the office, and participating in policy formation.
The attorney general is also assisted by the solicitor general who is responsible for review of opinions before submission to the attorney general and supervision and coordination of the appellate work of the office.
www.attorneygeneral.state.tn.us   (300 words)

 United States Attorney General - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice (see 28 U.S.C.) concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government.
The Attorney General is appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the United States Senate.
The Attorney General serves as a member of the President's Cabinet, the only member who is not given the title Secretary.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Attorney_General   (294 words)

 Attorneys Online.US - Attorney Advertising Disclaimers
AttorneysOnline.US offers listings for attorneys and law firms in all fifty states in the U.S. It is our duty to notify all possible site users of the disclaimers associated with the legal profession regarding advertising and special areas of practice as they pertain to U.S. state law.
In some U.S. states, certain information must accompany such advertising by the legal profession, including disclaimers required by other states, whereby the practice of law in special areas must be disclosed.
Any certificate, award, or recognition by a group, organization or association used by a Washington attorney to describe his or her qualifications as a lawyer or qualifications in any subspecialty of law is not a requirement to practice law in the State of Washington.
www.attorneysonline.us /disclaimers.htm   (995 words)

 US Immigration Attorney Los Angeles California
Chung is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before the US District Court for the Central District of California and the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Attorney Ranchod serves on the Board of Directors for the South Asian Bar Association.
Attorney Ranchod graduated from the University of Southern California as Valedictorian of his major (first in his class) and obtained his Juris Doctor from University of California, Hastings College of Law.
www.bccvisalaw.com /immigration-attorney.php   (242 words)

 Ohio Immigration Attorney: US Immigration Law, Naturalization
A permanent resident of the US is an immigrant.
An authorization issued by a US consul permitting a person to come to a US port or inspection point to apply to be admitted to the US for the purpose of the particular visa.
The U.S. Immigration authorities at the port of entry determine the period for which the bearer of a nonimmigrant visa is authorized to remain in the United States.
www.ohioimmigrationattorney.com /faq.html   (933 words)

 US attorney defends gun, drug cases - The Boston Globe
US Attorney Michael J. Sullivan vowed yesterday to continue to make gun and drug cases a top priority for his office, insisting that such prosecutions have helped reduce violence in Boston and other cities.
According to statistics compiled by the Administrative Office of the US Courts, Sullivan's office brought weapons charges against 182 defendants between October 2001 and September 2003, compared to 86 defendants the prior two years.
Wolf, a former federal prosecutor who served as deputy US attorney and chief of the public corruption unit from 1981 to 1985, said his comments were not directed solely at Sullivan, but reflected a national concern among the judiciary about the types of cases being brought in federal courts.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2004/02/14/us_attorney_defends_gun_drug_cases   (857 words)

 Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
The District Attorney of Los Angeles County is the lawyer for the people, a non-partisan official who is elected every four years.
Deputy district attorneys also prosecute misdemeanor crimes in unincorporated areas and in 78 of the 88 County cities.
Upon being sworn into office on December 4, 2000, District Attorney Steve Cooley told his staff, "Show no fear in pursuing the criminal element, also be fearless in the pursuit of justice." To learn more about how the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office is doing that, we invite you to navigate through our website.
da.co.la.ca.us   (157 words)

 District Attorney - About Us
Assistant District Attorneys are assigned to the eight branch offices located throughout the County.
The Appeals Bureau consists of eight Assistant District Attorneys who prepare briefs and engage in oral arguments of appeals from judgments of conviction and from orders adverse to the People from which an appeal is authorized by statute.
Any public official or private attorney that steals funds entrusted to his or her care falls under the scrutiny of the Bureau.
www.da.westchester.ny.us /about.htm   (1392 words)

 US Attorney Criminal Division Threats
The US Attorney's office Criminal Division is watching the site www.Justice-Denied.net and doesn't like what they read.
Eric Fisher, Assistant US Attorney Civil Division, is a public official in a position of public trust.
The Head of the US Attorney's Criminal Division may feel that it is open to HIS interpretation rather than the court system but Mr.
www.justice-denied.net /USAttorneyCriminal-01.htm   (999 words)

 US attorney general's "Patriot" tour: the specter of a police state   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
US attorney general’s “Patriot” tour: the specter of a police state
Bush’s message in Quantico was to demand that the US Congress “untie the hands of our law enforcement officials” in the “war against terror.” Specifically, he called for the introduction of “administrative subpoenas” in cases where suspects are alleged to be terrorists, allowing police to seize sensitive documents without seeking court approval.
The president’s speech in Quantico followed on the heels of an 18-city tour by US Attorney General John Ashcroft that was billed as a defense of the Patriot Act, the most sweeping expansion of the government’s powers of search, seizure and detention to be enacted in US history.
www.wsws.org /articles/2003/sep2003/ash-s13.shtml   (1235 words)

 US attorney general invokes God in "war on terrorism"
US Attorney General John Ashcroft still refuses to issue a forthright apology or disavow anti-Islamic comments he made last fall.
The attorney general asserted that religion is the underpinning of all human culture.
The secularization of government was considered so fundamental for democracy by the founders of the United States that the prohibition against the establishment of religion was incorporated into the first amendment to the US Constitution, drafted by Madison, which also guarantees freedom of speech, press and assembly.
www.wsws.org /articles/2002/may2002/ashc-m15.shtml   (1498 words)

 Denver District Attorney - About Us
The Denver District Attorney's Office is the chief law enforcement/prosecuting office in the Second Judicial District of Colorado.
Led by District Attorney Mitchell R. Morrissey, the Denver District Attorney's Office is responsible for prosecuting all felonies, misdemeanors and serious traffic offenses committed in Denver.
The mission of the Denver District Attorney's Office is to professionally and competently prosecute crimes and investigate potential crimes on behalf of the people of the State of Colorado and, in doing so, do justice, advocate victim's rights, and advise and consult in the deterrence and prevention of crime.
www.denvergov.org /DenverDA/641aboutus.asp   (142 words)

 USDOJ: Office of the Attorney General
The Judiciary Act of 1789 created the Office of the Attorney General which evolved over the years into the head of the Department of Justice and chief law enforcement officer of the Federal Government.
The Attorney General represents the United States in legal matters generally and gives advice and opinions to the President and to the heads of the executive departments of the Government when so requested.
Since the 1870 Act that established the Department of Justice as an executive department of the government of the United States, the Attorney General has guided the world's largest law office and the central agency for enforcement of federal laws.
www.usdoj.gov /ag   (124 words)

 US Attorney General says "dirty bomb" plotter apprehended   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
US Attorney General says andquot;dirty bombandquot; plotter apprehended
US Attorney General says "dirty bomb" plotter apprehended
US Attorney General John Ashcroft announced Monday in Moscow the capture of a "known terrorist" who allegedly planned to build and explode a "dirty bomb" in the United States.
www.bellona.no /en/international/russia/nuke-weapons/nonproliferation/24589.html   (457 words)

 US Department of Justice -- THEIR EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
March 27, 2000: US Attorney telephones Caryl Leventhal's lawyer and demands that her husband not be present at her Deposition on March 29, 2000.
US Attorney refuses to give a woman disabled by Multiple Sclerosis, the solace of her husband's presence in spite of her request.
At the same time, the US Attorney still refuses to agree on dates for deposing those he is defending.
www.justice-denied.net /doj_strikes_back.htm   (958 words)

 Office Of The Wyoming Attorney General
The Attorney General of the State of Wyoming is appointed by the Governor, pursuant to Wyo.Stat.
The primary duties of the Attorney General are outlined in Wyo.Stat.
The Attorney General's office, by law, provides legal opinions only to elected and appointed state officials and represents the state agencies in actions in courts of law.
attorneygeneral.state.wy.us   (248 words)

 Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
Attorney General Tom Corbett announced the arrest of an Altoona doctor - 65-year old Ralph W. Crawford, Jr.
Attorney General Tom Corbett announced a 19 count civil lawsuit against a York, PA hearing aid fitter and seller accused of practicing medicine without a license and defrauding consumers by making misleading or deceptive claims about the products, services, prices, and need for the hearing devices.
Ensuring public safety is the Number One mission for the Office of Attorney General, and illegal drugs are the primary public safety threat to our communities.
www.attorneygeneral.gov   (389 words)

 State of Idaho, Office of Attorney General Lawrence Wasden Homepage
In a separate filing, the Attorney General asked Judge William Woodland to relinquish jurisdiction over Mason and order Mason to serve the remainder of the one to five year sentences imposed on May 30, 2006.
Attorney General Wasden leads a round of applause for volunteer performers during a July 19 workshop in Montpelier.
The sessions are sponsored by Attorney General Wasden's office, Idahoans for Openness in Government, the Idaho Press Club, the Idaho Association of Counties and the Association of Idaho Cities.
www2.state.id.us /ag   (780 words)

Randy Sanborn is the official spokesperson for the US Attorney's Office in the Northern District of Illinois.
However, since the US Attorney was asked a question about actions which are a legal fiction, actions they have no power to execute, actions which are not involved in the proceedings before the grand jury, then the US Attorney's office was completely within its legal rights to issue the very specfic statements in question.
An attorney for the government must promptly provide the court that impaneled the grand jury with the names of all persons to whom a disclosure has been made, and must certify that the attorney has advised those persons of their obligation of secrecy under this rule.
citizenspook.blogspot.com /2005/08/treasongate-white-house-indicted-us.html   (5283 words)

 In Baltimore, mystery shrouds a US attorney's death - The Boston Globe
Rather, colleagues and acquaintances recalled the 38-year-old assistant US attorney, found slain last week, as a gentle spirit inside and outside the courtroom.
Arcangelo Tuminelli, Poindexter's attorney, said Luna had called him Wednesday night and said he was finishing paperwork for a plea agreement in the case at his downtown Baltimore office.
In the quiet neighborhood where Luna lived with his wife, a physician, and their two young sons southwest of Baltimore in Elkridge, Md., two police cruisers sat outside the house Friday night, and a federal marshal who answered the door said the family did not wish to comment.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2003/12/07/in_baltimore_mystery_shrouds_a_us_attorneys_death   (820 words)

The Attorney General's Charities Bureau is responsible for supervising charitable organizations to insure that donors and beneficiaries of those charities are protected from unscrupulous practices in the solicitation and management of charitable assets.
Attorney General's booklets describing procedures for dissolution of corporations pursuant to amendments to Article 10 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law effective as of April 9, 2006
On April 11, 2003, the Attorney General adopted new charities and fund raiser regulations pursuant to Article 7-A of the Executive Law and Section 8-1.4 of the Estates, Powers and Trusts Law.
www.oag.state.ny.us /charities/charities.html   (443 words)

 Pratt Exonerated in Bill of Rights Investigation
Robert J. Higdon, Jr, assistant US attorney and chief of the District's Criminal Division, said that the evidence made available to him as a result of Mr Pratt's cooperation with the US Attorney's office indicated that Mr Pratt should not be a target of any investigation.
As it has recently been determined that this particular document was the one that was originally sent to North Carolina, the transfer of the document to this state is all the more appropriate.
I have felt all along that when the US Attorney had all the facts he would exonerate Mr Pratt.
www.antiquesandthearts.com /TT-2003-10-14-13-30-37p1   (331 words)

 US visas: Attorney Gilbert Ferrer's tips
US attorney Gilbert Ferrer, who was in Mumbai to hold seminars on immigration law at the Indo-American Society, Mumbai, chatted with Get Ahead readers on April 25 and answered their US immigration/ visa-related queries.
He is a member of the New York State Bar, admitted to the US district courts for the southern and eastern districts of New York, The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
Standard US Citizenship and Immigration Services equivalency is four years of experience for every year of a degree.
www.rediff.com /getahead/2006/apr/27visa.htm   (1450 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | US attorney general to limit plea bargains
US lawyers yesterday accused the attorney general, John Ashcroft, of trying to establish a centralised, arbitrary and draconian justice system after he issued an edict limiting prosecutors' use of plea bargains in determining sentences.
The new guidelines allow exceptions in "limited, narrow circumstances", but they are expected to have a chilling ef fect on federal prosecutors' use of plea bargains, in which lesser charges are brought against a defendant in return for cooperation.
Last month the attorney general announced a plan to track the decisions of judges known to give lighter sentences than those recommended by federal guidelines, a system denounced by critics as a fllist of lenient judges.
www.guardian.co.uk /usa/story/0,12271,1048459,00.html   (485 words)

 The Office of the Attorney General of Vermont:
The Attorney General is the chief law enforcement officer in the state.
June 26, 2006: Attorney General William Sorrell announced today that his office distributed funds this week totaling over $400,000 to more than 120 former employees of the Gilman, VT mill that was operated by American Paper Mill of Vermont, Inc., prior to its closure and bankruptcy in 2002.
In 2002, the Attorney General’s Office sued in state court to enforce an order by the Department of Labor for payment of unpaid wages to American Paper’s Gilman mill workers.
www.state.vt.us /atg   (565 words)

 University Attorney > About Us
The Office of The University Attorney represents the University to a variety of external regulatory and law enforcement agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
The University Attorney is also the primary liaison between UNC Pembroke and the Office of the Attorney General of North Carolina and the Division of Legal Affairs within the UNC Office of the President.
The University Attorney is advisor to the Chancellor, administrators, and the Board of Trustees of UNC Pembroke on legal matters involving the University.
www.uncp.edu /legal/about.htm   (455 words)

 The Raw Story | Dems to file request for immediate investigation of former US Attorney General
Ashcroft was US Attorney General at the time.
When United States Attorneys, or their offices, become aware of an issue that could require a recusal in a criminal or civil matter or case as a result of a personal interest or professional relationship with parties involved in the matter, they must contact General Counsel�s Office (GCO), EOUSA.
Because Department attorneys must follow the ethical rules of the bar in which they practice,8 as an official at Main Justice he would have been obligated to comply with the District of Columbia Bar's Rules of Professional Conduct.
rawstory.com /news/2005/Dems_to_file_request_for_immediate_investigation_of_former_US_Attorney_Gen_0817.html   (927 words)

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