Teitelman JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - The Missouri Appellate Judicial Commission has selected its nominees to fill a vacancy on the state Supreme Court.
Gupta NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Rajat Gupta, a former board member of Goldman Sachs, was convicted on four counts of insider trading Friday in federal court in Manhattan.
Shumlin MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin last week appointed attorney Beth Robinson to serve on the state's Supreme Court.
McKenna BELLEVUE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna launched his campaign for governor Wednesday night.
Frank Critics of the federal Environmental Protection Agency's ongoing re-review of the commonly used pesticide atrazine and pending lawsuits against its makers say the potential ramifications could be staggering if the pesticide was ever banned.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Tuesday that she has reached a $5,135,000 million settlement with a medical center over alleged violations of hospital licensing regulations.
Elena Kagan WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-President Barack Obama later today is widely expected to announce his nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Tort reform 'godfather' moves to the Cato Institute; Class-action crusader joins Manhattan Institute
Walter Olson WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Walter Olson, a noted legal scholar and one of the nation's leading critics of lawsuit abuse, this week joined the Cato Institute, serving as a senior fellow at the libertarian think tank.
Tom Miller (D) DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline)-Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has found himself in the Republican Party's crosshairs, with the GOP trying hard this year to unseat the longtime Democratic stalwart.
John Eastman (R) LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline)-Jack Pitney, a leading authority on California politics, had it right last month when he foretold that Republican state attorney general hopeful John Eastman's candidacy would attract support from leaders of the nation's conservative movement.
John Eastman (R) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)- Retroactive pension increases paid to some retired public employees in California are unconstitutional, a Republican candidate for state attorney general says.
Brenna Findley (R) DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline)-Republican Brenna Findley says it is time for Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller to find another job, decrying his seven terms as the state's chief legal officer.
John Eastman (R) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)- Retroactive pension increases paid to some retired public employees in California are unconstitutional, a Republican candidate for state attorney general said Monday.
Obama WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - President Barack Obama went out of his way to criticize the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday night, though some are writing that he was wrong in his argument.