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New U.s. Attorney Officially In Top Spot

Ohio attorney general says new rape-case charges chance for community to begin healing process

"And the face of an affidavit? I mean, c'mon. Surfer dude, maybe." Security at the courthouse was tight as Fardon's new boss, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, flew in from Washington, as did U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk. Also in attendance were Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and police Superintendent Garry McCarthy as well as a slew of the city's more high-powered lawyers. While the U.S.
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A little more than a year ago, they decided to unplug from our culture of false connectivity. It may sound strange for a couple in their early 30s, but for them, it is freedom. Oldboy was better in old version | 2 stars The 2003 horror mystery Oldboy by South Korean filmmaker Chan-wook Park is a cult classic, a triumph of a disturbing revenge story and a genuinely jarring plot twist. Spike Lees American remake, though capably assembled, gets lost in an awkward translation. By RANDY COVITZ The Kansas City Star Updated: 2013-11-26T17:32:52Z By RANDY COVITZ The Kansas City Star Tim Dollar, attorney for Dan Meers, the Chiefs KC Wolf mascot, said his client suffered serious injuries and underwent surgery following a practice for a skit Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. SCOTT D. WEAVER | AP Dan Meers of Lee's Summit, Mo., is K.C. Wolf, the mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs SCOTT D. WEAVER | AP Dan Meers of Lee's Summit, Mo., at Arrowhead Stadium FRED BLOCHER | /The Kansas City Star Dan Meers of Kansas City is KC Wolf for the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Recount likely in Virginia attorney general race after Democrat's narrow win certified

Also Can condo owner insist on having an electric vehicle charging station? Answer: The quick answer is yes, but not exactly. The basic rule is that when an attorney represents the board, the fiduciary duty is owed toward every board director, and the board as a whole has the ultimate say on all issues. But the board is a group, and whenever a lawyer represents a group of people any group (the board being just one example) the attorney has the right to ask that all communications go through designated directors. Otherwise, the lawyer could be receiving continual and conflicting communications. Boards should be mindful of the possibility of manager interference with board duties. The manager is not a board director and is not the client. Nor can the manager take on the role of legal liaison between the board and its attorney because, unlike the board, the manager has conflicting interests and allegiances. The fact that the manager undoubtedly works for more than one association may give rise to conflicts. More important, while the manager may recommend incurring additional legal charges, he or she does not have to pay any part of the association's legal fees.
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Manager can't take on role of liaison between board and attorney

Can management firm store association files off-site? The charges against Superintendent Mike McVey include felony counts of obstructing justice, DeWine said. An elementary school principal, Lynnett Gorman, 40, and a strength coach, Seth Fluharty, 26, are charged with failing to report possible child abuse. A former volunteer coach, Matthew Bellardine, 26, faces several misdemeanor charges, including making false statements and contributing to underage alcohol consumption. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)The Associated Press Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announces indictments against four additional people in relation to the 2012 rape of a high school student, on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 in Steubenville, Ohio.
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Newegg?s attorney: ?TQP is in the business of suing?

McDonnell said Monday one option could be extending that time window from four hours to possibly six or eight hours. "We're going to do everything we can to analyze the cause of this, whether there were violations of protocols, whether there need to be changed to the lawsall those things are being looked at," McDonnell said. "If I were him, absolutely" Switching to politics, the outgoing Governor was asked whether Republican state Sen. Mark Obenshain should request a recount after the Virginia Board of Elections certified Monday the November 5 election results. The results showed Democratic state Sen. Mark Herring won by far less than 1% of the total vote, meaning Obenshain can ask for a recount. "If I were him, absolutely," McDonnell said, on whether Obenshain should make the request. Obenshain has until December 5 to make a decision. McDonnell also found himself in a close attorney general's race in 2005, when he narrowly defeated Deeds, the Democratic candidate, in a recount. "I feel for both of the candidates," McDonnell said. "They've slugged it out for two years and it ain't over." He added that he didn't know the results of 2005 recount until December 21 of that year. "I think both Mark and Mark are going to have a stressful Thanksgiving," he said.
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Utah Attorney General Announces Resignation

As Swallow announced his resignation Thursday, he vigorously denied breaking any laws and instead cited the strain the "perfect storm" of allegations has put on his family. "Now is the time for the madness to stop and for the state to move forward," Swallow said. "The toll on my family, the toll on my office and the toll on our finances has been too much. It is time for it to stop." The flameout of a politician who sailed into office with nearly two-thirds of the vote a year ago leaves the Utah Republican Party scrambling to find a replacement. Utah Republican Gov. Gary Herbert will choose from among three GOP-picked candidates to fill the office.
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Attorney accused of stealing from Somerville law firm admitted into Pretrial Intervention Program

Leotti, 48, of Raritan Township, was admitted on Nov. 18 into the states Pretrial Intervention Program for one year in connection with a theft charge, and was ordered to pay $33,000 in restitution, according to court documents. If Leotti meets the PTI conditions and completes the program, the theft charge will be dismissed and there will be no record of conviction. Joining the program does not represent an admission of guilt. Leotti was initially charged in July with stealing client payments from the law firm of Mauro, Savo, Camerino, Grant & Schalk. He was accused of having the funds deposited into his personal bank account, rather than into the trust accounts of the law firm, court documents state. Leotti has been fired by the law firm, court documents state. In April, the state Supreme Court temporarily suspended Leotti from practicing law. The courts Office of Attorney Ethics had petitioned for his attorneys license to be suspended after its investigation turned up various alleged misdeeds, including that Leotti misappropriated about $30,000 in client fees.
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Attorney for KC Wolf says Chiefs? mascot was seriously hurt during zip-line routine

Get Adobe Flash player TQP claims that a patent invented by a man named Michael Jones covers a vast swath of the Internet: any website, in fact, using the common encryption combination of SSL combined with the RC4 cipher. The patent-holding company owned by Erich Spangenberg, derided by its critics as a "patent troll," has san diego bar association collected $45 million from 139 companies. Online retailer Newegg won't pay and has pushed the case to a jury . Now, the jury has heard opposing lawyers from the two teams wrap up their cases. The case is in the jury's hands. The jury has already stayed over the weekend, so it wouldn't be surprising for a verdict to come this evening.
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McDonnell talks mental health, attorney general's race

"I'm concerned with the integrity of the vote." After the meeting, Judd denied he was making the case for a recount, but said instead his concern was making sure future statewide votes are conducted uniformly. "I'm not inviting a challenge," said Judd, adding that a recount is "very likely." ''I'm concerned about the lack of uniformity, that there be no differences in any of the localities in how votes are counted," he said. In Fairfax County, for example, Republicans complained the local election board extended too much time for voters to appear to argue that their provisional ballots be counted. "I personally have concerns about Fairfax County and the process of their canvass," Judd said. While the board's role in the election is over, he said he would meet with election officials in that heavily Democratic county to ensure there is no confusion in the future. Fairfax County election officials insisted then they were hewing state election law, and they repeated that assertion on Monday. "My response is basically what we've been saying," said Brian Schoeneman, the secretary of the Fairfax County board. "The Fairfax County Electoral Board followed Virginia law and State Board of Elections guidance in how we handled the November 2013 General Election. " Schoeneman, a Republican, said he was concerned that Judd's comments were suggesting the "false perception" that the handling of provisional ballots altered the statewide race, "which is simply untrue." Before the state's certification, Herring and Obenshain each named transition teams to succeed Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who fell short in his Republican bid for governor. Their positions were unchanged Monday. "I am gratified that the State Board of Elections today certified me as the winner of a close but fair election," Herring said in a statement.
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