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  1. Michigan Attorney General Files on Behalf of Detroit Retirees

    Online Articles

    Mon, 29 Jul 2013

    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette formally jumped into Detroit's federal bankruptcy ..... filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Schuette invoked his role as the attorney of the people and the defender of the Michigan Constitution — a position

  2. Firefighting News: Attorney : Cincinnati (OH) at Point of No Return in Firefighter, Police Layoffs

    Online Articles

    Tue, 7 May 2013

    According to an attorney representing the Ohio city, there's no going back for Cincinnati in its effort to lay off hundreds of firefighters and police

  1. Principles of Patient Consent: Understanding a "Durable Power of Attorney "

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Feb 2005

    care on behalf of a patient. These documents can have titles including "Power of Attorney ," "Durable Power of Attorney ," "Health Care Power of Attorney " and others. These documents generally have one thing in common: they permit someone

  2. Firefighter LODDs: No Criminal Charges in 2012 Deaths of Philadelphia Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Feb 2014

    Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams says no criminal charges will be filed in a 2012 warehouse fire that killed two firefighters. Williams says the

  3. D.A. Investigates Possible San Francisco Firefighter Cover-Up

    Online Articles

    Mon, 18 Nov 2013

    The San Francisco district attorney is investigating whether fellow firefighters tried to cover for ..... run-of-the-mill DUI investigation," is all the district attorney 's spokesman, Alex Bastian, would say when asked about the possibility

  4. Taxpayers Hit by $3 Million in Legal Fees from FDNY Diversity Program Monitor

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Dec 2013

    minority-hiring program has burned through more than $3 million in taxpayer money so far, the city’s top lawyer says. Attorney Mark Cohen’s latest bill for legal work during the past two months totaled $431,819, according to Brooklyn federal court

  5. Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program revised

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 6 Aug 2013

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Mary Lou Leary recently announced a series of reforms to the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) Program.

  6. Fire News: California GOP Legislators Desire Fire Fund Investigation

    Online Articles

    Mon, 4 Feb 2013

    Republican legislators want the U.S. attorney to investigate the California Department ..... the GOP legislators said the state attorney general had authorized sending the money ..... District Attorneys Assn. Brown served as attorney general from 2007 to 2011. The letter

  7. Fire News: Georgia Investigators Seize Fire Department Records

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 Feb 2013

    State investigators and the district attorney collected records from the Columbus Dept ..... about a month ago, when the District Attorney 's Office received allegations about ..... Agent in Charge, Wayne Smith. District Attorney Julia Slater requested the investigation

  8. Stamford (CT) Denies Liability for Deadly Fire

    Online Articles

    Tue, 8 May 2012

    Stamford (CT) official on Monday rejected allegations by an attorney for the father of three girls killed in a Christmas morning ..... conditions while the house was being renovated. Richard Emery, the attorney for Matthew Badger, notified the city Friday that he plans