NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York’s mayor and City Council see recently passed legislation such as the Grocery Worker Retention Act as a way to help hard-working employees deal with economic instability, but many employers see the new laws as a reflexive government overreach into private industry.
The New York Attorney General's Office has teamed up with two technology clinics in the state to bring technology start-ups and government entities together so that each realm can learn how the other operates, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Friday. Schneiderman and New York City Corporation Counsel Zachary Carter unveiled the partnership with the Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy Clinic, which is run out of the Brooklyn Law School, and the Tech Startup Clinic, which is operated throug
Story CopyNEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that his office filed a motion to intervene in a court challenge to a 2010 settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) -- A former New York City employee was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to two years of probation for her role in a bribery scheme involving a ring of day care centers.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals court this week upheld the federal government's regulations limiting the emissions of greenhouse gas air pollutants.
Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and New York City Corporation Counsel Michael Cardozo jointly filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday against two cigarette companies for allegedly evading taxes.
DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Bank of New York Mellon for allegedly making improper foreign exchange trades on behalf of the state's two retirement funds.
Schneiderman MANHATTAN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - The Bank of New York Mellon last week filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over the bank's foreign currency exchange transactions.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Monday that a health insurance company will pay restitution and payments to the commonwealth as part of a consent judgment for selling unauthorized health insurance.
Gifford WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - University of Maryland law professor Donald Gifford said Wednesday that it is time to start paying attention to public nuisance global warming lawsuits again.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if tobacco distributors can be sued by the City of New York for not paying the City's taxes when they ship mail orders.
Cuomo WASHINGTON, D.C. (Legal Newsline) - Twelve states led by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo are suing the federal Environmental Protection Agency for failing to control emissions from oil refineries.
Hardy Myers (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers has joined with four other states to pressure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt regulations aimed at reducing pollution from planes, ships and off-road vehicles.
Richard Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline)- A coalition of state attorneys general filed suit Tuesday against the U.S. government, trying to overturn federal smog rules, which the AGs see as too lax.