Mary "Kris" Pickering CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-A Las Vegas trial lawyer and a Washoe County family court judge won Tuesday's Supreme Court primary race, advancing for a chance to run for an upcoming open seat on the high court.
Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A pair of state attorneys general say the federal government must ban civilian use of highly enriched uranium before it leads to a terrorist attack.
Coakley WORCESTER, Mass. (Legal Newsline) - A landlord who allegedly wouldn't rent to a family with a child because of the presence of lead paint must pay $4,000, thanks partly to the efforts of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley.
Jay Nixon (D) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline)-Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon on Tuesday sued a debt relief company, saying that it failed to help consumers resolve their state and federal tax woes.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia's Darrell McGraw joined a group of other state attorneys general Tuesday, filing suit against Countrywide Financial Corp. over loans made to homeowners.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would not rule on whether ExxonMobil must pay interest on an award to victims of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.
BELLE CHASSE, La. (Legal Newsline)- A suspended state Judge in Louisiana pleaded not guilty Tuesday to theft and malfeasance charges stemming from his role as a judge.
J.B. Van Hollen (R) MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline)-Aurora Health Care, Inc. of Milwaukee has agreed to settle with Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen over claims the company violated state air quality laws.
Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Legal Newsline)-The Wall Street Journal has asked the country's top business and political leaders a question: How would you spend $10 billion of American resources over the next four years to improve the state of the world?
Judge William Whitbeck LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline)-Proponents of a Michigan ballot measure that would cut judges' pay and eliminate some of their positions are asking the state Court of Appeals to block some judges from hearing challenges to the proposal.
Talis Colberg ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline)- Attorney General Talis Colberg is being urged to investigate why Alaskans are paying more for gasoline than most Americans.
Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday filed a lawsuit against state Controller John Chiang to force him to cut pay to state workers until a state budget is passed.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-An Arizona appeals court has given the OK for a class action lawsuit can proceed against Swift Transportation over allegations the company shortchanged its drivers.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is giving more than $56,000 in grant funds to promote energy conservation.
Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is including three more sellers of auction rate securities in his headline-making investigation of the industry.
Vermont Supreme Court MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) - Vermont's Supreme Court will not cut its budget by five percent, as requested by Gov. Jim Douglas.
Fred Baron AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-One of the leading legal reform groups in Texas has taken aim at Dallas trial lawyer Fred Baron, who admitted to paying John Edwards' former mistress.
Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-Parents do not need teacher certification to teach their own children at home following a change of legal opinion issued by the California state Appellate Court on Friday.
Chris Koster (D) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline)-The Missouri Democratic nominee for state attorney general spent more on television spots than any other candidate on the statewide ballot, including presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain during the final week of the campaign, a report says.
Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) -- Two California-based groups have asked the California attorney general to enact a moratorium on foreclosures by Countrywide Financial Corp.