Jessica M. Karmasek Dec. 1, 2011, 9:32am
Kaplan NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A spokeswoman for the Ecuadorian plaintiffs suing Chevron Corp. says a new order filed by a federal judge is part of a "conspiracy" between the company and the judge to prevent enforcement of a $18 billion judgment against the oil giant.
Bryan Cohen Dec. 1, 2011, 1:22pm
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Attorney General George Jepsen and the Federal Trade Commission announced a lawsuit on Thursday against three Branford-based companies over Internet marketing and sales practices that allegedly violated federal and state law.
Jessica M. Karmasek Dec. 1, 2011, 2:29pm
Hood JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - The lawyer for a man accused of killing a Catholic priest has filed a complaint alleging ethics violations by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood for airing a campaign commercial that, he says, tainted the jury pool.
Michael P. Tremoglie Dec. 1, 2011, 7:23pm
Giles RESTON, Va. (Legal Newsline) - The Environmental Protection Agency has settled with Lafarge North America Inc., a large construction materials supplier in the United States and Canada, as well as four of its U.S. subsidiaries, to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations.
Jessica M. Karmasek Dec. 2, 2011, 12:35pm
Gildea ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) - The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed as moot a petition filed by a group of Republican state senators looking to block a lower court from authorizing any spending during a government shutdown.
Bryan Cohen Dec. 2, 2011, 2:00pm
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced the filing of lawsuits on Thursday in Cole County against two Internet payday lenders for allegedly lending money to Missouri consumers without registering with the state.