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Calif. AG announces $1M grant for attorney-training

Bryan Cohen Apr. 1, 2013, 6:17pm

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Maine AG joins brief in Indian Child Welfare Act case

Bryan Cohen Apr. 1, 2013, 6:20pm

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Mont. AG's sex offender bill signed into law

Bryan Cohen Apr. 1, 2013, 6:26pm

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Ind. doctor given at least two years of probation

Bryan Cohen Apr. 1, 2013, 6:35pm

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N.C. AG touts success of Operation Medicine Drop

Bryan Cohen Apr. 1, 2013, 6:46pm

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Federal judge OKs CSB probe of Deepwater Horizon disaster

Chris Dickerson Apr. 2, 2013, 2:58pm

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) -- A federal judge has dismissed Transocean's request to dismiss subpoenas for records of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

D.C. Circuit nominee hearing set for April 10

Chris Dickerson Apr. 2, 2013, 3:48pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - One of President Barack Obama's nominees for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will have a confirmation hearing next week.

Texas AG looking into cancer group spending

Chris Dickerson Apr. 2, 2013, 4:06pm

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is examining spending by the fundraising arm of a state agency already under watch.

N.Y. governor, AG behind push for public financing

Chris Dickerson Apr. 2, 2013, 4:20pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) -New York's governor and attorney general are leading a push calling for the public financing of candidates in the state.

U.S. Supreme Court won't hear airline rate case

Chris Dickerson Apr. 2, 2013, 4:33pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a case regarding a federal government rule forcing airlines to advertise the full cost of their tickets.

Pa. AG announces distribution of $1.9M from bid-rigging agreement

Bryan Cohen Apr. 2, 2013, 5:45pm

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has announced the distribution of more than $1.9 million to Pennsylvania organizations and schools as part of a national bid-rigging settlement involving major financial institutions.

Ohio AG files lawsuit against Toledo-area roofer

Bryan Cohen Apr. 2, 2013, 5:47pm

MAUMEE, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit Monday against a Toledo-area roofing company and its owners for alleged shoddy work and failure to deliver services to consumers.

Mo. AG files solid waste lawsuit against Greene County business

Bryan Cohen Apr. 2, 2013, 5:48pm

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit Monday against a Greene County business that allegedly violated the Missouri Cave Resources Act and Solid Waste Management Act by conducting illegal dumping of waste.

Kansas AG announces OK of non-profit hospital sale

Bryan Cohen Apr. 2, 2013, 5:50pm

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Monday that the new owner of non-profit hospitals in Leavenworth and Wyandotte will enter an agreement to maintain charitable healthcare for at least five years.

Ark. AG requests preservation of Exxon oil spill records

Bryan Cohen Apr. 2, 2013, 5:54pm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued a request Tuesday that Exxon Mobil Corp. preserve and maintain all documents related to Friday's extensive oil spill in Mayflower.

La. lawmaker seeks to dedicate BP Clean Water Act fines for coastal restoration

Kyle Barnett Apr. 3, 2013, 12:16pm

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Roggensack maintains seat on Wis. Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson Apr. 3, 2013, 4:15pm

MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) -- Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack handily defeated a Marquette University law professor for a second 1o-year term on the bench.

Colorado AG settles with payday lenders

Bryan Cohen Apr. 3, 2013, 4:25pm

DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced a settlement Tuesday with two companies that allegedly caused consumers to pay more in interest on their payday loans than was required.

Mass. AG reaches $117,500 settlement with merchandising services company

Bryan Cohen Apr. 3, 2013, 4:47pm

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $117,500 settlement Tuesday with a Maryland-based merchandising services company to resolve allegations that it failed to pay full unemployment contributions.

Pa. AG issues warning about Affordable Care Act scam

Bryan Cohen Apr. 3, 2013, 4:48pm

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane issued a consumer alert Tuesday about a purported scam related to the Affordable Care Act.