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Court will let Ariz. AG intervene in deluge of ADA cases

Katelyn Kivel Sep. 16, 2016, 9:35am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) -- Arizona’s Attorney General Mark Brnovich has been given the green light by the Maricopa County Superior Court to intervene in a collection of state-level Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaints he labeled as systemic abuse of the judicial system.

Conn. decision reinstating employee not a 'free pass' to smoke pot on the job

Katelyn Kivel Sep. 9, 2016, 11:01am

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Firing a pot-smoking employee is not as cut-and-dry as it may seem, at least in Connecticut.

California Supreme Court rules retirement is the same as quitting when it comes to a final paycheck

Katelyn Kivel Sep. 6, 2016, 10:08am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- A retiring employee is considered to be quitting, the California Supreme Court has ruled in McLean v. State of California.

Attorney: N.Y. AG's action against direct marketers to have ripple effect in industry

Katelyn Kivel Aug. 19, 2016, 8:35am

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Direct marketing companies are facing legal challenges over allegedly deceptive marketing practices in New York.

TCPA settlements continue to cost banks millions

Katelyn Kivel Aug. 19, 2016, 8:29am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – From Bank of America to Wells Fargo, the banking industry has been rocked by multimillion-dollar lawsuits over the Telephone Customer Protection Act (TCPA).

Gasoline additives not covered by oil exemption for Mass. spill cleanups

Katelyn Kivel Jul. 27, 2016, 9:51am

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts ruled in June that companies are responsible for the cleanup efforts of spills of leaded petroleum.

Attorney: EPA abuses privileges to avoid FOIA

Katelyn Kivel May 2, 2016, 6:02pm

An opinion piece published by Forbes recently accused the Environmental Protection Agency of continuing to operate under a veil of secrecy, evading Freedom of Information Act requests.

Red Stripe wins the right to call itself Jamaican

Katelyn Kivel May 2, 2016, 2:58pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) - Reasonable consumers don’t think the beer Red Stripe is actually made in Jamaica, according to U.S. District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz.