Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - For a second time, a federal judge has switched the day he will sentence famed plaintiffs attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs.
Mike McGrath HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline)-The votes cast Tuesday in the race for Montana state Supreme Court chief justice do little more than provide bragging rights to the top vote-getter.
Jerry Brown LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline)-California Attorney General Jerry Brown said Tuesday that healthcare workers in the state will soon be able to track patients' previous prescriptions.
Catherine Cortez Masto LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto on Tuesday endorsed Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama, helping the Illinois senator to become his party's nominee.
Andrew Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline)-A group of Wall Street credit rating firms is nearing an agreement with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to end an investigation into their role in the subprime-mortgage crisis.
Catherine Cortez Masto CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto on Tuesday filed papers with the state Supreme Court on behalf of the secretary of state, who has challenged 21 re-election candidates on grounds they've reached the 12-year limit for time in office.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal by a former Maricopa County sheriff's deputy trying to revive a lawsuit against Taser International Inc.
Jerry Brown SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)--Two Sacramento-based charities that rely on video bingo for a large chunk of their funding are asking a federal court to halt California Attorney General Jerry Brown's plans to confiscate those machines.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is accusing a subprime lender of being both a predator and a racist.
Dustin McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline)-Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, after campaigning doggedly for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, said Tuesday that it's clear that rival Barack Obama will be the party's nominee.
Mike McGrath HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline)-Montana voters will cast ballots in the race for the next state Supreme Court chief justice, but their votes will determine nothing.
Rogers COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio's newest Attorney General apparently wants to avoid the appearance of any conflicts of interest.
Lori Swanson ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline)-A state auditor said Tuesday he will not begin a full-scale investigation of Attorney General Lori Swanson, who has been accused of pressuring state attorneys to file high-profile cases to boost her public profile.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline)-The office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has lashed out at Commonwealth Edison Co. for blocking legislation that would have required utilities to purchase as much as five percent of their electricity from clean-burning coal plants.
Don Siegelman MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline)-A bipartisan group of 54 former state attorneys general have filed a brief with a federal appeals court in support of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman.
Zoeller INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Republicans have their candidate for Attorney General.
Melvyn Weiss LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline)-Famed securities attorney Melvyn Weiss, who made a lucrative practice out of suing corporations on behalf of shareholders, was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) - Property management has been a hot topic in Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell's office lately.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - The attorney general of the state with some of the highest gasoline prices is demanding legislative action.
Lee Bruner (R) HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline)-Democrats and Republicans in Montana will chose their respective party's nominee for state attorney general Tuesday.