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Utah attorney general announces resignation in wake of bribery …

Rick Bowmer / AP Utah Attorney General John Swallow speaks during a news conference on Thursday, in Salt Lake City. By Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press Utah Attorney General John Swallow announced Thursday that he is stepping down amid multiple investigations of bribery and misconduct that have hounded him ever since he took office at the beginning of the year. Swallow discussed his resignation at a news conference
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State attorney unlikely to decide on Jameis Winston charge before …

Posted November 25, 2013 Jameis Winston’s name was linked to a year-old sexual battery case. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Florida State Attorney Willie Meggs said Saturday it is unlikely that a final decision will be made before Thanksgiving on whether to charge Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston in a sexual assault case, according to the Associated Press. Meggs’ statement finishes up a week in which attorneys for
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Six attorneys receive AG Ferguson's William V. Tanner Award

Award recognizes attorneys with exceptional achievements early in their careers OLYMPIA - Attorney General Bob Ferguson has selected six assistant attorneys general to receive the 2013 William V. Tanner Award for outstanding achievements early in their careers.  Ferguson established the new award this year in honor of the youngest Attorney General in state history. In 1911, William V. Tanner became Washington’s sixth Atto
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Victims Compensation Law 1975-1999 must be approve…

ETLJB  13 October 2012 The draft law on compensation for victims who suffered during the Indonesian occupation of East Timor between 1975 and 1999 must be enacted by the National Parliament without further delay according the country’s leading law and justice civil society organisation, the Judicial System Monitoring Program. According to JSMP Director, Luis Sampaio, the Victims Reparation Law was not approved durin
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Washington County district attorney says dismissal of ethics charges …

The state bar has dropped ethics charges against Washington County’s district attorney and a defense lawyer accused of pushing to confine a mentally ill murder suspect, even though there was no legal basis to do so. The Oregon State Bar rescinded the charges against District Attorney Bob Hermann and Robert Axford, said Kateri Walsh,  a state bar spokeswoman. The allegations stemmed from an October 2011 court order t
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U.S. Attorney To Commission: Political Corruption Is Out Of Hand …

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (credit: justice.gov) NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told a new state commission Tuesday night that recent corruption in New York state politics infects state and local officials of both major parties, and has reached intolerable proportions. “Public corruption, based on all evidence, appears rampant,” Bharara told the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption