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Ex-US attorney, who appeared on ‘Survivor,’ to face state senator in Washington AG race

SEATTLE (AP) — Nick Brown, who recently stepped down as US attorney in Seattle, announced Wednesday he’s running to be Washington’s next attorney general, setting up a contest with state Sen. Manka Dhingra, a longtime prosecutor herself. Brown, 46, served less than two years as the top federal prosecutor for western Washington before stepping down […]

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LGBTQ+ rights: New Jersey’s attorney general filed civil rights complaints against three school districts alleging discrimination against LGBTQ+ students

CNN — Just days after three New Jersey public school systems simultaneously enacted policies requiring educators to notify parents of changes in their children’s gender identity, the state is pursuing legal action. New Jersey State Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced the complaints against the Middletown Township, Marlboro Township and Manalapan-Englishtown Regional boards of education, all

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In major reform, California attorneys must report misconduct by their peers

Attorneys in California will be required to report misconduct by their peers starting Aug. 1, in yet another major reform to emerge from the Tom Girardi scandal. The state Supreme Court announced the new rule Thursday. It obligates attorneys to notify the State Bar if they have “credible evidence that another lawyer has committed a

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Pro-Trump attorney John Eastman faces disciplinary trial related to Jan. 6 : NPR

Attorney John Eastman stands outside the California State Bar Court in downtown Los Angeles. The State Bar is seeking to revoke Eastman’s law license over his work on former President Donald Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020 election. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption toggle captions Jae C. Hong/AP Attorney John Eastman stands outside the California

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Brett Favre’s attorneys argue for dismissal of lawsuit

JACKSON, Miss. — Attorneys for retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre argued in a new court filing Monday that a lawsuit against him seeking to recover misspent welfare money in Mississippi’s largest-ever corruption case should be dismissed because the state Department of Human Services lacks evidence and is attempting to deflect from its own buildability. Millions

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