Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-The Nevada Supreme Court reversed a district court ruling, saying that state engineer at the time, Hugh Ricci, violated his statutory duty by failing to rule on Southern Nevada Water Authority's water appropriation application within one year.
Maynard CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Elliott "Spike" Maynard announced Monday that he is running for Congress.
Robert Peirce WHEELING, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - A Pittsburgh law firm accused of conspiring to fabricate an asbestos exposure claim says several groups shouldn't be permitted to file amicus briefs in the case.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline)-General Tobacco, which owes the states approximately $284.5 million and faces delisting, said Monday that the company feels protected after an Arkansas judge said the company's brands cannot be taken off store shelves there over its failure to make payments under the multistate Master Settlement Agreement.
Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-California Attorney General Jerry Brown had more than $12 million campaign cash-on-hand as of the end of the year, campaign finance disclosures indicate.
Mike Cox (R) LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Appearing before the Michigan Public Service Commission, state Attorney General Mike Cox on Monday proposed a reduction of Wisconsin Electric Power Company's $42.1 million rate hike by at least $18.8 million.
Martha Coakley (D) BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Settlement agreements have been reached by Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley with four restaurant meal delivery companies.
Greg Abbott (R) AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - The Texas attorney general is suing a finance company over allegedly defrauding credit-challenged consumers who sought to purchase computers and related equipment.
Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and Citibank have reached an agreement that will prevent the company from charging fees on free checking accounts.
Richard Cordray (D) COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray has filed a lawsuit against a Columbus, Ohio-based collision repair shop for multiple violations of the state's Consumer Sales Practices Act and Do Not Call law.
Buddy Caldwell (D) BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline)-Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has been asked by the state's governor to look into a possible lawsuit over the use of a popular New Orleans Saints football team phrase.
Steve Poizner (R) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-The California governor's race turned especially ugly Monday, with state Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner calling for state and federal investigations of his rival in the Republican primary.
Doug Gansler (D) BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - A Baltimore company that offers unregistered secured notes backed by real estate in advertisements in a local paper widely read by seniors has been issued a cease-and-desist order by Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler's office.
Buddy Caldwell (D) BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline)-The National Football League on Monday acknowledged that it does not have exclusive copyright ownership of a popular New Orleans Saints football rallying cry, Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell told Legal Newsline.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray said Tuesday he is starting an initiative to help small businesses from scams.
Darrell McGraw (D) CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has filed a lawsuit against an unlicensed funeral home that allegedly misappropriated funds.
Steve Bullock (D) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock will appear before a U.S. Senate panel today to discuss the implications of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on campaign finance.
Gary King (D) SANTA FE, N.M. (Legal Newsline)-New Mexico Attorney General Gary King has petitioned the state Supreme Court, asking the justices to stop the White Peak land exchange.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Simply being a member of the Connecticut Bar Association likely doesn't mean an attorney may run for attorney general, state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal wrote to a candidate Tuesday.
Nickles WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The District of Columbia City Council has again voted to end the process that allows D.C.'s mayor to nominate its attorney general.