Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina consumers will receive $1.8 million in refunds from a processor who allegedly aided phony merchants in debiting consumers' bank accounts, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has announced. Read More »
Hood MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) - The Vermont Senate decided Wednesday not to grant Entergy Corp. a 20-year extension on its current license to operate a nuclear power plant in the state. Read More »
FORT WORTH, Texas (Legal Newsline) - A Texas appeals court has agreed with a lower court's ruling that the plaintiffs in an asbestos suit could not show that Kelly-Moore Paint Co. helped cause a deceased man's mesothelioma. Read More »
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. Read More »
'Land of Enchantment' in 'Hellhole': Tort reform group calls New Mexico's appeals court 'pro-liability'
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. Read More »
McKenna SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna, as part of an ongoing effort to encourage transparency in the marketing of window sales, has reached a settlement agreement with Penguin Windows. Read More »