Chris Rizo Mar. 2, 2010, 9:48am
Lisa Madigan (D) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-A group of Democratic state attorneys general are calling on the U.S. Senate to pass legislation to create a national consumer protection watchdog agency, but warning lawmakers not to limit AGs' powers in the process.
'Land of Enchantment' in 'Hellhole': Tort reform group calls New Mexico's appeals court 'pro-liability'
Kelly Holleran Mar. 2, 2010, 9:54am
Justices of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. Top row: Linda M. Vanzi, Michael E. Vigil, Roderick T. Kennedy, Robert E. Robles, Timothy L. Garcia. Bottom row: Jonathan B. Sutin, James J. Wechsler, Cynthia A. Fry, Michael D. Bustamante, Celia Foy Castillo To tourists, New Mexico's heavenly vistas make it the "Land of Enchantment," but to legal reform advocates, the state's appeals court makes it a hellhole.
John O'Brien Mar. 2, 2010, 2:25pm
Cuomo DURHAM, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - The way Duke University professor and former North Carolina gubernatorial candidate Michael Munger sees it, there can be only two reasons New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is suing Bank of America -- and neither of them are good.
Nick Rees Mar. 3, 2010, 4:10pm
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Following an agreement with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has announced that every county in the state now has a hospital participating in the state's health plan for the uninsured.